Beautiful Birthday Card

Need a quick and easy Beautiful Birthday Card?  Choose a piece of Designer Series Paper, coordinating cardstock, some ribbon, a label punch or Framelit, and a sentiment stamp.  This card took me less than 5 minutes to make.
Quick & Easy Beautiful Birthday CardSUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Painted Glass  Rubber  Wood-Mount #147458, Clear-Mount #147461
Ink:  Melon Mambo
Cardstock:  Melon Mambo
Whisper White
Garden Impressions 6×6 Designer Series Paper  #146289
Punch:  Pretty Label #143715
Ribbon:  Real Red 1/8″ Solid Ribbon #144631
Adhesives:  SNAIL
Stampin’ Dimensionals

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Melon Mambo card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.  Watch This Video if you need more help.
2.  Cut your Designer Series Paper at 4″ x 5-1/2″.  Wrap your Ribbon around it and tie a Bow.  Watch this Video about attaching Ribbons to your project.  (If you noticed, I forgot to tie the ribbon around until AFTER I had attached the DSP to the card base.  Either way works well.)
3.  Stamp your sentiment in Melon Mambo ink.  Punch out with the Pretty Label Punch.  Attach to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
See!  Quick and Easy!  Your Beautiful Birthday card is finished.

Choose from the Beautiful Designer Series Papers available to make your OWN Quick and Easy Cards!  Most also have a coordinating Cardstock Pack to go with them.

Easy Stained Glass Card

I have been wanting to use my Stained Glass Thinlits along with the Painted Glass stamp set.  I LOVE the font used for the sentiments in this stamp set.  I decided to keep it simple this time and just feature the die cuts and the sentiment.  Choose your own color.
Simple Stained Glass CardSUPPLIES:
*=part of the Bundle available until June 2019
*Bundle:  Painted Glass Rubber stamps + Stained Glass Thinlits.  Wood-Mount Bundle #148361, Clear-Mount Bundle #148362
Stamps:  *Painted Glass Rubber  Wood-Mount #147458Clear-Mount #147461
Ink:
   Blueberry Bushel
Cardstock:  Blueberry Bushel
Whisper White
Big Shot:  *Stained Glass Thinlits #146347
Adhesive:  Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets OR Tombow Glue

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Die Cut your Thinlits from Blueberry Bushel cardstock.  You can put a Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet on the back before cutting if you want.  Die cut two Stained Glass half circles and one rectangle Thinlit.
NOTE:  Watch this video to get great results every time with your Detailed Thinlits.  If using your Big Shot Platform with the Thin Die Adapter, run through 6 times instead of 4 as shown on the video.
3. Lay out your die cut pieces on your card front in the position you want them.  Attach to your card front.
~If using the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet just peel off the backing and hold it over where you want it and attach.
~If using Tombow glue, use just tiny dots at line intersections and around the edges.  Carefully figure out the position you want it in before letting it touch the card base.  Line up the edges of the Half Circles and the Rectangle.
4.  Stamp your sentiment in Blueberry Bushel ink.
Your Card is finished.

Check out My Online Store to get your Stained Glass Card Making supplies.  Want a great deal? Check out the Clearance Rack for Framelits, Punches, Papers, and Embellishments.  There are some great things for Christmas available there.

Thinlit Cutting Troubles?

Do you get frustrated when your Detailed Thinlits don’t cut all the way through? Watch this video and learn several ways to get a great Detailed Thinlit Cut every time without wasting cardstock.

This video is about 13-1/2 minutes long.

SUPPLIES:
Big Shot #143623
Big Shot Die Brush #144262
Standard Cutting Pads #113475
Precision Base Plate #139684
Flourish Thinlits #141478 (or other detailed Thinlits
Cardstock in color of your choice
Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets #144106

Get your Big Shot and Thinlits from My Online Store.

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Sketch #20-Graceful Glass Card

The card for Sketch #20 was one I made at OnStage using the NEW Graceful Glass Designer Vellum and Lovely Lipstick cardstock.  The Vellum was colored with Pineapple Punch and Lovely Lipstick Blends Markers.  All the products for this card will be available June 1st.
Sketch #20

Graceful Glass Card for Sketch #20

SUPPLIES:
*=These products available June 1, 2018
Stamps:  *Painted Glass   Wood Mount #147458, Clear Mount #147461
Ink:  Memento Black
Blends Markers:  *Lovely Lipstick Dark #147026
*Pineapple Punch Dare #147030
Cardstock:  *Lovely Lipstick #146970
*Pineapple Punch #146971
Whisper White
*Graceful Glass Designer Vellum #146344
Embellishments:  *Black 1/8″ Cord #146350
Adhesives:  SNAIL
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Glue Dots

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Lovely Lipstick card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your Graceful Glass Vellum on the pattern lines – about 2″ x 5-1/2″.  Color with  your Blends Markers.  I colored the diamonds Pineapple Punch.  The area surrounding the diamonds is colored with Lovely Lipstick.  I left the thin stipes uncolored.  Attach to your card base with SNAIL.
3.  Cut your Whisper White cardstock at 3/4″ x 2-1/2″.  Stamp your sentiment in Memento Black ink.
4.  Cut your Pineapple Punch Banner at 1/2″ x 3-1/2″.  Cut the notches from the end with Paper Snips.  Attach to Whisper White layer with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back.
5.  Attach your Black Cord with Glue Dots.  Attach the layered sentiment over the cord.
Your card is finished.

So put these Graceful Glass Vellum and other product item numbers on your Shopping List for June 1st Ordering in My Online Store.