Here is another diagonal twist card – this time with a Flower and small sentiment. We are still using the Eastern Palace Premiere Bundle plus a few extras. This card uses the leftover diagonal cut pieces from the card on Monday. SUPPLIES: *Eastern Palace Premiere Bundle #147207 Stamps: *Eastern Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set #143675
Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood Mount #128748, Clear Mount #127802 Inks: *Tranquil Tide #144085
*Lemon Lime Twist #144086
*Fresh Fig #144082 Card Stock: *Eastern Palace Card Stock Pack #144148-Tranquil Tide & Dapper Denim
*Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper #144147 Big Shot: *Eastern Medallions Thinlits #143725 Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Punch:Classic Label #141491 Other: Fast Fuse or SNAIL Adhesive
Optional Pearl for flower center: Metal Rimmed Pearls #138394, Basic Pearls are being reconfigured and will be available June 1st.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Dapper Denim card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut 2 pieces of patterned paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Cut the first piece diagonally.
For the second piece:
~Put it with the other side up.
~Hold one of the first cut diagonal pieces next to it to help you decide which way to cut it diagonally. Cut.
~Do you want to sponge around the edge? If you do, do it now. (I am out of town and forgot my sponges. I miss them!!!)
~Lay one of each pattern on your card front. Attach the bottom/right side first. Then attach the top/left side. Mine overlapped a little along the diagonal center to get it straight.
~Add a border sticker to the one edge if desired.
~Repeat with the other two diagonal pieces. I put these on a Tranquil card base. See Monday’s post for this card. 3. Stamp the Eastern Beauty Flower on Whisper White card stock with Fresh Fig ink. Stamp the little heart inside each petal with Fresh Fig ink. Cut out with the coordinating Framelit. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back. 4. Stamp your sentiment on Whisper White card stock with Tranquil Tide ink. Punch out with the Classic Label Punch. Stamp the circles or other small image with Lemon Lime Twist ink. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back. 5. Cut a Stitched Shapes Circle Framelit from Tranquil Tide card stock. Attach the die cut Flower to it. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back and attach the to the upper left part of the card. Attach your sentiment to the lower right part of the card. I would put a pearl in the center of the flower if I had one. 🙂
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INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. SCORE and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Stamps the Easter sentiment on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the Stitched Shapes Circle Framelit. 3. Cut four ferns from Cucumber Crush card stock, one Melon Mambo flower, and one Whisper White Flower center. 4. Sponge around the Circle Easter Framelit with Melon Mambo ink. Attach to card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals about 5/8″ from the right card edge. 5. Glue Two ferns around the left side of the circle. I just put a thin line of Tombow down the center. The stems also overlapped slightly. Lay down the third fern and lay it in position. Trim off excess. Glue on. Repeat with the last fern. 6. Put a half Stampin’ Dimensional behind each center flower petal. Remove backings. Put a thin line of Tombow on the thin outside petals and a circle of glue in the center. Lay the flower where you want it and hold down the flower center for a few seconds. Now press down all flower petal parts. You will have to rub your finger around each thin flower petal part. Glue the Flower Center to the flower holding down the center. Fluff up the White outer Flower center parts. You are finished!
This cute Bunny Treat Holder is perfect for Easter or Spring Treat or Small Gift Giving. It is also really quick to make! So get some Thick Whisper White card stock and some circle and oval Framelits or punches and make one for the people you love. SUPPLIES: Marker: Basic Black #1000082 Card Stock: Thick Whisper White
Blushing Bride Big Shot:Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Adhesive: Tear & Tape
Tombow Glue Other: Pencil or pen Paper Trimmer with Scoring Blade #126889
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut and prepare your papers:
~two large circles from Thick Whisper White card stock. I used the largest Circl Stitched Shapes Framelit. Put both circles together on your Paper Trimmer and trim off 1/2″ This will give you a flat bottom.
~Two Thick Whisper White ovals the size you want for your Bunny Ears. I used the second smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Two Blushing Bride ovals just smaller than your Bunny Ears. I used the smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Decide how wide you want your Bunny Treat Holder to be. Mine is 1″ wide. Decide how wide you want the tabs to be. Mine is 3/8″. Double this measurement – 3/4″. So I cut a 1-3/4″ x 8-1/2″ piece to go between the large circles. Score along each 8-1/2″ side at 3/8″ so you have two long tabs. Put the Tear & Tape on the tabs now. Leave the Tape backing on. Fold both Scored Tabs with your Bone Folder. This is your Bunny Width Strip. 2. Prepare & Assemble.
~Choose one of your Circles to be the front. Draw a Bunny Face on it. Don’t worry if it is not perfect. It will give you bunny character and make it even cuter!
~If desired you can add a Bunny Tail to the other circle with a small punched circle or a pom pom.
~Glue a Pink Oval to a Whisper White Oval. Repeat with the next set. Bunny Width Strip
~Find the center of your Bunny Width Strip either by measuring and marking the tabs at 4-1/4″ or by making light fold marks on the tabs.
~Hold the flat part of your Bunny Face circle next to the center of your Bunny Width Strip. Try to make the Bunny Face even on both sides of the center mark. Mark both the tabs where the outside of the Bunny Face is. I drew a straight line on the tabs. DO NOT cut between these lines!!
~Now cut out “V” shapes every 3/8″ to 1/2″ along both tabs leaving the part you marked in the center flat. These “V” shapes will help eliminate bulk and make it easier to attach to your Bunny Face and Back. Assembly
~Now pull off the Tape Backing. Have your Tabs folded up with the Adhesive on the outside.
Attach your Bunny Front and Back to the center of each tab with the part you want showing on the facing outward and the plain sides facing the Bunny Width Strip.
~Decide how far up you want the Bunny Width Strip to go on each side of the Bunny Face and Back.
~ Attach one side of the Tab to both sides of either the Bunny Face or Back up as high as you want. Trim off the excess on both sides. Repeat with the the other Bunny Face or Back.
~Glue the Bunny Ears inside the Bunny Back. I put Tombow Glue on about 1/4″ from the bottom of the Bunny Ear and attached it close to the Bunny Width Strip.
~Fill with Treats or a small gift.
The Hey Chick stamp set is very popular and only available until Friday, March 31st! Make several of these in a variety of colors. SUPPLIES: Stamps: Hey Chick Wood #143328, Clear #143331 (2017 Sale-a-bration available until March 31, 2017) Ink: StayzOn Black Markers: Crushed Curry
Chocolate Chip Card Stock: Delightful Dijon
Whisper White Big Shot:Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Hexagons Dynamic embossing folder #143231 Adhesives: Tombow Glue Stampin’ Dimensionals
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your papers:
~Soft Suede card base at 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”. Score and fold at 4-1/4”.
~Delightful Dijon card front at 4” x 5-1/4”. 2. Run your Delightful Dijon card stock through the Big Shot with the Hexagons Dynamic embossing folder using the following sandwich:
~Big Shot Platform (Remove the Thin Die Adapter) OR Multipurpose Platform (both tabs open)
~Embossing folder with card stock inside
~Top Cutting Plate
~Glue to card base. 3. Stamp one chick each on Crushed Curry card stock, Crumb Cake card stock, and Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the coordinating Stitched Shapes Framelit. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back.
~Stamp the sentiment of your choice in StayzOn Black on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with scissors. Attach three half Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back. 4. Lay all four pieces on your card front so you are happy with their placement. Remove one piece at a time, remove Stampin’ Dimensionals backs, and attach. Repeat with the other pieces.
Have fun using the Hey Chick stamp set for a variety of cards. Get it FREE with a $50 purchase only until March 31, 2017!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your
~Pool Party card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Bermuda Bay card layer at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Attach to card base.
~By the Shore patterned paper at 3-3/4″ x 5″. Wait until everything is on it before attaching to card base. 2. Lay your ribbons across the By the Shore patterned paper to determine where you want it. Cut the ribbon so it hangs over each side about 1-2″ – 3/4″. Run adhesive across the front of the By the Shore patterned paper where you want your ribbon to go. Make a strip of adhesive on the back side of the paper and wrap your ribbon ends around and attach to the back of the paper. 3. Stamp Happy Birthday on Very Vanilla card stock in Bermuda Bay ink. Cut it out with your Big Shot and the Oval Stitched Shapes Framelit leaving room at the bottom to add the die cut swirl. 4. Cut a Bermuda Bay card stock Scallop Oval just larger than your Happy Birthday die cut.
~Also cut a Swirl from Bermuda Bay card stock.
~Attach the Swirl under the Happy Birthday with Glue.
~Attach the two Ovals together with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
~Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the Bermuda Bay Oval and attach it to your card.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. SCORE and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Sending Love paper at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Attach to card base. 3. Stamp in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock:
~Happy Valentine’s Day
~First Sight heart 4. Cut out:
~The heart you stamped with either the Sweetheart Punch (shown) or one of the Sweet and Sassy Framelits. Sponge around the edges with Real Red ink.
~The heart from the Sending Love paper with either the Sweetheart Punch (shown), a Sweet and Sassy Framelit, or fussy cut it.
~Happy Valentine’s Day with the Stitched Shapes Circle Framelit. Sponge around the edges with Real Red ink.
~The Heart Strip: Cut Real Red card stock at 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Place the straight edge of the Heart Strip Framelit and run through your Big Shot. 5. Assemble. Lay out all the pieces on your card front in the position you want them. Attach:
~The Heart Strip with Tombow Glue
~The Heart cut outs and the Happy Valentine’s Day with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
~Tie a bow with the Real Red Sending Love Ribbon. Attach it with 2-3 Glue Dots. 6. Decorate your envelope by stamping some of the heart stamps on your envelope front and/or flap.
Enjoy making this Lots of Hearts Valentine’s Day Card
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your So Saffron card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Stamp the fall leaves from the Perpetual Calendar set in Pumpkin Pie ink: 3 times across the 4-1/4″ side in four rows down the 5-1/2″ side. Alternate the direction the large leaf faces to some variety. 2. Stamp:
~Large Leaf in Cajun Craze ink on both Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze card stock.
~Words in Cajun Craze ink on Whisper White card stock. 3. Cut out with your Big Shot:
~Leaves using Leaflets Framelit
~Words using largest Square Stitched Framelit. Make the first cut close to the top of the words. Make the second cut by placing the cut words inside the sides of the largest Square Stitched Framelit and lining up the bottom words. Cut again with your Big Shot. 4. Place Leaves and sentiment where you want them. Attach with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Here is a simple card using the Jar of Love and the NEW Stitched Shapes Thinlits. Enjoy making your own version. SUPPLIES: Stamps:Jar of Love Photopolymer #141587 Ink: Memento Black
Pool Party Marker Card Stock: Whisper White
Tangerine Tango Big Shot:Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Other:Washi Tape or Ribbon of your choice since apparently the one I chose is retired.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Tangerine Tango card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Choose the second largest Square Stitched Framelit. Place it on your Whisper White card stock. Stamp the small jar with Black ink inside the Framelit. Repeat again for the second jar. Stamp a small flower on one jar in Tangerine Tango ink. Stamp “Thanks” on Whisper White card stock with Tangerine Tango ink. 3. Cut out the two jars with your Stitched Square Framelit and Big Shot. Cut out the “Thanks” with an Oval Stitched Framelit. 4. Run the edge of your Oval in your Tangerine Tango ink pad. Color around the jar edges and screwing rings with your Pool Party Marker. 5. Put your first piece of Washi Tape about 1-3/4″ from the fold line. Place the other piece next to it. 6. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of all the die cuts. Attach to card centered over the Washi Tape.
Enjoy dressing up your cards with the NEW Stitched Shapes Framelits!