TIPS: 1. Cut out Mini Treat Bag from a 6″ x 12″ piece of Happy Haunting paper. Assemble with the Tear & Tape Adhesive. 2. Attach the Spider Web Doily with a few Glue Dots. 3. Stamp Happy Halloween with Tangelo Twist ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the Word Window Punch. Put half Dimensionals on the back. 4. Cut the Spooky out of Tangelo Twist card stock with your Big Shot and the Seasonal Frame Framelits. 5. Spider from Blackberry Bliss card stock. Use Tombow to glue parts together.
~Head= 1/2″ Circle Punch
~Body= 3/4″ Circle Punch
~8 Legs = sliver of 3/4″ Circle Punch. 6. Lay out the pieces on top of the Spider Web Doily. Attach Happy Halloween and Spider with Dimensionals. Attach Spooky with Tombow Glue. 7. Put in a treat for someone special.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pear Pizzazz card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Pear Pizzazz card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Run through your Big Shot with the Brick Wall embossing folder. Glue to your card base. 3. Cut your patterned paper banner at 2″ x 4-1/4″. Punch out the notch with the Banner Triple Punch. Attach to your card front with Dimensionals. 4. Stamp your sentiment in Pumpkin Pie ink on Very Vanilla or Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the Word Window Punch. Use your Washi Tape Punch to punch out a Pumpkin Pie mat for your sentiment. Layer together with Dimensionals. Attach to card front with Dimensionals. 5. Choose at least one wood element and attach to your card front with Tombow Glue. 6. If you want a fancy envelope, just run the envelope flap through your Big Shot with the Brick Wall embossing folder. Watch this video for more detailed instructions.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Blackberry Bliss card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Farmer’s Market DSP at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Lightly wrap your Linen Thread around the DSP three times and tie a bow. Trim bow ends. Attach to your card base with Fast Fuse or Snail. 3. Stamp your sentiment on Whisper White card stock with Blackberry Bliss ink. Punch out with the Word Window Punch. Punch out a Blackberry Bliss Washi to go behind your sentiment. Put half Dimensionals on the back of both punched shapes and attach them together. Attach the sentiment layers on the card front in the desired position. 4. If desired, cut a piece of Whisper White card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″ and put on the inside of the card to write on. OR you can write with a White Gel Pen or Chalk Marker.
Here are the rest of the Mother’s Day card samples for the Achievement Day Girls card class. This time I used Hearts. Just a Note: The girls used these samples as a springboard for the own creativity so none of their cards looked exactly like mine. I do enjoy watching children using their own creativity. And they all had a fun time – which is important. Their Mothers will LOVE the cards because their daughters made them.
BASIC INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Card Stock. Color Combinations A. Melon Mambo & Pink Pirouette, B. Perfect Plum & Whisper White, C. Choose your own colors 2. Cut your Card Stock.
~Card base is 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Card front for embossing is 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.
~Pink Pirouette and Whisper White are for stamping and punching. Stamp first then punch.
~Punch your small hearts from the Silver Glimmer Paper. I punched 3 per girl, but do as many as you want. 3. Emboss your card front if desired and glue it onto your card base. If you want your card front flat, just use your card base. 4. Stamp, then punch your Groovy Hearts and sentiments. Decide where you want them on the card and glue them on.
I taught a Mother’s Day card class Thursday for the 8-11 year old Achievement Day girls from Church. They each received a packet for a Melon Mambo card and a Perfect Plum card. Here are the samples using the Petal Potpourri Bundle (stamp set and punch). They had a fun time being creative and did well with cleaning their stamps when they were done using them. I did explain they were using “Grown-up Glue” and that they did not need to use very much. We only had two girls that forgot. Hopefully their mothers can open their cards.
BASIC INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Card stock. Choose your colors. A. Perfect Plum and Whisper White, OR B. Melon Mambo and Pink Pirouette. OR C. Choose your own color combination.
~card base cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~card front for use with embossing folder is cut at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.
~Pink Pirouette and Whisper White for stamping and Punching.
~Silver Glimmer Paper. Punch a 3/4″ circle for each flower center if desired. 2. Run your card front through the Big Shot with an embossing folder if desired. Glue to your card base. 3. Stamp the flowers and the sentiment. Punch them out. Glue them on your card in the desired positions. Glue your Silver Glimmer Paper circles to the Flower centers if desired.
Happy Mother’s Day Card Making! Nendy Kerr
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