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: Watch This Video for detailed instructions on making a Fry Box.
1. Cut out your Fry Box from Thick Whisper White card stock. 2. Stamp the stripes using Real Red ink. 3. Punch the Hearts from Red Glimmer Paper using the Sweetheart punch for the large heart and the Itty Bitty Accents Heart Punch for the 3 small Hearts. Glue the Hearts to the Fry Box as shown. 4. Fill with a treat. You can also put treats in a Cellophane Bag and tie with a ribbon.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Make your Curvy Keepsake Box using Real Red card stock. Watch this Video for instructions. 2. Punch out 2 large Hearts and 1 small Heart from Silver Glimmer Paper. Glue the Large Hearts onto the Curvy Keepsake box on opposite sides. 3. Cut out one of the tags from the Curvy Keepsake Thinlits. Write “TO” and “FROM” on the back if desired. Glue your Small Heart onto this tag. Thread some Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine through one of the handles and tie a bow. Trim the ends as desired. 4. Fill with your treats and give away.
This pretty, quick & easy I Love You Valentine Card is sure to be a hit. You can change the card base and card front colors if this will go to a man. Just make sure the color of your Hearts shows up well against the card front color. SUPPLIES: Card Stock: Pink Pirouette
Red Glimmer Paper
Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper Big Shot: Perfect Dots Embossing Folder
Little Letters Thinlits Punch: Sweetheart # Adhesives: Tombow Glue
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pink Pirouette card base at 5-1/2″ x 11″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Pink Pirouette card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Run through your Big Shot using the Perfect Dots or other embossing folder. Attach to card base. I use Tombow Glue. 3. Punch out 4 Hearts from Red Glimmer Paper using your Sweetheart Punch. 4. Cut out your letters with the Little Letters Thinlits and your Big Shot.
~LOVE from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper
~IYOU from Red Glimmer Paper 5. Glue your LOVE onto your Hearts. You might have to hold each letter in place for a bit until it starts to stick. I found a pair of Craft Tweezers very helpful to hold the Letter while putting the Tombow on and placing it on the Heart where I wanted it. Craft Tweezers stay closed until you pinch them open. 6. Lay out your LOVE Hearts and the rest of your letters where you want them on your card front. Glue the I YOU directly onto the card front. Attach the LOVE Hearts with Dimensionals.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. You can use either Real Red or Thick Whisper White for your card base. 2. Cut your Real Red card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Run it through your Big Shot with the Decorative Dots Embossing Folder. Glue to your card base. 3. Stamp 3 Hearts of your choice and 4 sayings in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out the Hearts with the Sweetheart punch. Cut out the sayings. Put Dimensionals on the back of each piece. You will need to use half Dimensionals on the narrow pieces. 4. Arrange all the pieces on your card front. When you are happy with the placement remove the Dimensional backings from one piece at a time and attach it. Continue until all pieces are attached. 5. You can emboss the flap of the envelope if desired. Watch This Video to learn how.
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.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Brushed Gold card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Cut your Gold Fancy Designer Vellum (I chose the Heart Pattern) and your Whisper White card stock at 3-3/4″ x 5″. Put Glue Dots behind all the Hearts closest to the edge and attach to your Whisper White card stock. Drag the edges along your Gold ink pad. Attach to your card base. 3. Stamp “For the New Two” in Metallic Gold ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the Apothecary Accents Framelit. Drag the Gold ink pad over the edges. Attach to card front with Dimensionals. 4. Punch two small hearts and one large heart from Gold Glimmer Paper. Attach the small hearts with Glue Dots. Attach the large heart with Dimensionals. 5. Stamp the Envelope front with the “Mr. & Mrs.” Stamp and add their last name.
My daughter’s and son-in-law’s anniversary was on St. Patrick’s Day and this is the card I made for them. Most of it is quick and easy except for the Heart drying time. Enjoy tweaking this one for someone special. You could use any punched or die cut shape instead of the hearts.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Daffodil Delight card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Night of Navy card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Stamp your sentiment in Silver ink. Let dry for a few seconds. Run through your Big Shot with the Lucky Stars Embossing Folder. 3. Punch your Hearts from the Silver and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. Lay on the card front in the position you want. Now punch your small stars from Daffodil Delight card stock. Put a dot of Tombow Glue on an embossed Night of Navy Star and glue your punched star on top of an embossed star. Do this until you have as many stars as you want above your hearts. 4. Now lay your sparkly Hearts on the Silicone Craft Sheet. Cover each Heart with Crystal Effects. Let dry for 4-5 hours or overnight. (You can just use the Hearts without the Crystal Effects if you want.) 5. After your Crystal Effects has dried on your Hearts, trim any overhanging Crystal Effects from around the edges of your Hearts with Paper Snips. Glue onto your card. 6. Stamp your sentiment in Black ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the Itty Bitty Banners Framelit. Color the edges with your Daffodil Delight Marker. Attach to Hearts with Glue Dots. 7. If you want to add some excitement to the envelope you can use the Lucky Stars Embossing Folder on the envelope flap. Watch this Video to show you how to do this.
This is the Wedding Card I made for my Church Choir Buddy and her new DH who were married on Friday. This card was my inspiration. I tried several other ideas but this is the card that got finished. I may use some of the other parts soon as her sister is getting married in less than 3 weeks.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Real Red card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this video if you want more details on Basic Card Bases. 2. Cut your Whisper White layer at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Run through your Big Shot with the Happy Heart Embossing Folder. Trim the sides close to the Hearts with your Paper Trimmer. Attach to card base with Tombow Glue. 3. Make your Real Red Envelope with your Envelope Punch Board. Cut your Real Red card stock at 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ square. Make your first Punch and Score at 2″. Watch this video if you need help using your Envelope Punch Board. 4. I used the retired Expressions Thinlit for the word “Love”, but it is retired. You can use either the Signo White Gel Pen or the Chalk Marker to write “Love” on the envelope. You can also use a stamp you like or just leave it blank. 5. Let’s die cut a couple of Heart Frames with our Framelits. The large one is from Whisper White and is used to mount the Glimmer Hearts to. I chose the largest straight-edged Heart Framelits. Use this sandwich: Magnetic Platform (or Multipurpose Platform with all tabs closed), a cutting plate, your Whisper White card stock. Lay both the Heart Framelits with the smaller inside the larger making sure there is an even space in between. The space in between will be your Heart Frame. 6. Now choose the Framelits for the smaller Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper Heart. I used the second and third smallest. Use the same process as above and cut out this Heart Frame. Use your Real Red Marker to color the edges so it will show up against the Whisper White background. 7. Punch 10 Silver Glimmer Hearts and 10 Red Glimmer Paper Hearts using the Itty Bitty Accents Heart Punch. Arrange the hearts around the Whisper White Heart Frame in the desired positions. Attach each Glimmer Heart to the Frame with a Glue Dot. Overlap the two Hearts that meet in the center. 8. Now to put everything together. Slide the large Heart Frame in the Real Red envelope to determine the position on the card front and where to add the Glue Dots to hold it in the envelope. Put a Glue Dot at the bottom tip and one along each side of this Heart to secure it in the envelope. I used Tombow Glue on the back of the envelope and the back of the Heart Frame that showed from behind to secure it to the card front. Now attach your Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Heart inside the large Heart. 9. If desired, you can add a piece of 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White to the inside to write on. You can either add a couple of Punched Glimmer Hearts, or some stamped Hearts to the lower corners. Then write you message to the Bride and Groom. 10. Gift Wrapping Hint. If you give them two gifts of different sizes (such as a board game and a DVD OR Project Life Album and Pocket Pages with a Project Life Card Collection with the accessory pack inside the box), wrap the gifts separately. Then use Sticky Strip to attach the gifts together. This way they will stay in place even if you don’t tie ribbon around them.
I made this Valentine card for my family. It was fairly quick and easy to make multiples. I did vary the ribbon colors using Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding and Cherry Cobbler 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon. I did get them ALL mailed yesterday!!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this video for detailed instructions. 2. Cut a piece of Whisper White card stock at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Cut a piece of Real Red card stock at 2-1/2″ x 4-1/4″. Run through the Big Shot with the Happy Hearts embossing folder making sure the Hearts will be going the direction you want them to. Glue to the end of your Whisper White card stock. Run this card stock through the Big Shot with your Top Note die with the side with the Real Red embossed piece touching the die. 3. Stamp your sentiments in Real Red ink. 4. Punch a Heart from Red Glimmer Paper and attach it with Dimensionals. 5. Tie the ribbon around the card over the Real Red Hearts. 6. Attach your Top Note die to your card base using Dimensionals. I used 9 whole Dimensionals in 3 rows: along both edges and down the center. 7. You might want to put a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Whisper White on the inside of your card to write on. Stamp if desired.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Elegant Eggplant card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Watch this video for more information on card bases. 2. Cut your Wisteria Wonder card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Center the card stock edge in your Scallop Edge Border Punch. Punch each edge starting in the center, then doing the left and right sides. 3. Cut out “Happy” from Elegant Eggplant card stock. Watch this video if you need detailed instructions. My preference is now to use Parchment Paper instead of Wax Paper, but both work. 4. Position your “Happy” where you want it. DO NOT attach it yet!!! Choose one of the stamps that starts with “SO”. Color it with your Elegant Eggplant Marker and stamp it above the “Happy”. Now you can stamp the “Together” and “Happy Anniversary” in Elegant Eggplant Ink over on the right hand side underneath “Happy”. You can now attach “Happy” using Tombow Glue. 5. Punch two hearts from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. Use your Elegant Eggplant Marker to color around the edges of both Hearts. Attach the bottom Heart with Fast Fuse and the top Heart with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 6. Attach your completed card front to your card base with Fast Fuse adhesive. 7. Time to celebrate with the Happy Couple!
Happy Anniversary Card Making!
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