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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Happy Galentine's Day

Here is my third and last card for my January Card Class. This is a perfect Valentine for your special Girl Friends.

The main image here is from the Fun Stampers Journey ATS Stamp called "Hey Girl". The Sentiment is also in this set. 
This stamp is so versatile. I made another card just like this but cut off all of the mail flying out of the back and made the sentiment say Happy Birthday. 
She's got a cute little package in her front basket like she's on her way to a party. 

So much dimension added to this card. 

The cardstock in the far ground is Rustic Rose Cardstock. The next layer is whip cream cardstock where I sponged over it with a Light Blue Pan Pastel. 

The City Scape is an FSJ Die called Hero City. It was meant to go with all of the fabulous Super Hero Stamps in their catalog, but makes a perfect background for this stamp. 

The Sun is from "My Sunshine" Die Set. 

I took a small strip of Black Licorice Cardstock and dry embossed it with the Diamond Netting Embossing Folder for some added texture. 

The image was colored in with FSJ Color Burst Colored Pencils. 

Products Used:
My Sunshine Die Set - $6.95

Hey Girl Stamp Set - $8.95

Hero City Die Set - $13.95

Journey Color Burst Pure Color Pencils

Diamond Netting Embossing Folder - $5.95

Rustic Rose 8.5x11 Cardstock - $6.95

Fresh Sage 8.5x11 Cardstock - $6.95

Citrus Cooler 8.5x11 Cardstock - $6.95

Summer Days 8.5 x 11 Cardstock - $6.95

Monday, January 7, 2019

LOVE, Wedding, Anniversary or Valentine Card

Here is the second of three cards for my January Card Class. The focus this month is on LOVE.

The card is layered with Rustic Rose & Whip Cream Cardstock. The back panel of Whip Cream was Dry embossed using the Love Stripes Embossing Folder. 

I then used the Pocket Cuts Piercing Die to embellish around the whip cream cardstock and stamped the Love Block ATS Stamp with a Clear Embossing Pad and Copper Embossing Powder. 
I then used Rustic Rose and Limeade Splash Liquid Colors to color in the flowers and leaves.

I then added tiny drops of White Nuvo Crystal Drops and Nuvo Ruby Slippers Glitter Drops to enhance the flowers. 

The finishing touch was to make a Bow using White Organza Ribbon and heating it to slightly melt and crinkle the ribbon. 

Products used, listed below.  

Challenges for this card:
Penny Black - New Beginnings
All Sorts - Hearts and Flowers
Make my Monday - Use words or a sentiment
Colour Crazy - Coloring 
The Artistic Stamper - Anything
Craft-Dee Bowz - Hand made bow
Mix it Up - Sentiment as Focal Point

Products Used:
Love Stripes Embossing Folder - $5.95

Rustic Rose 8.5x11 Cardstock - $6.95

Pocket Cuts Die Set - $24.95

Copper Embossing Powder - $5.95

Limeade Splash Liquid Color - $7.95

Rustic Rose Liquid Color - $7.95

Special Day Organza Ribbon - $10.95

Nuvo - Crystal Drops - Gloss White - $2.69

Retail Price: $3.00
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Nuvo - Glitter Drops - Ruby Slipper - $2.69
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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Happy Valentines Day

Happy New Year and welcome to 2019!

Here is the first of three cards my classes will be making this month. It was difficult for me to get out of the Christmas Card mode. 

I started by Dry embossing the front of a Whip Cream Card front using the "I Heart" Embossing Folder. 

I die cut The "Cascading Hearts" Die with Candy Apple Cardstock and glued this to the front of the card.

I love these "Lace Hearts" Dies from Spellbinders. I cut one out using Bubblegum Cardstock. Then, using Candy Apple Cardstock and the Heart Felt Dies and Piercing Dies, I cut a small red heart. 

The small pink Hearts were made with Bubblegum Cardstock using the "Love Is" punch Cartridge. This punches all three sizes of the small hearts. I then coated the three small pink hearts with "Moon Stone" Nuvo Glimmer Paste. 

The sentiment was stamped with Cranberry Bliss Ink using the "Love Arrow" ATS. 

A triple bow was made using Bubblegum Twine and adhered to the red heart and the smallest pink heart in the center. 

Finally, I added three "Pink World sequins" to the Lace Heart. 
Then used the Bubblegum Silk and splattered the entire front of the card. That gave it the finishing touch. 

Products Used:
I Heart Embossing Folder - $5.95

Cascading Hearts Die Set - $15.95

Heart-Felt Die Set

Heart-Felt Piercing Elements Die Set

Shapeabilities Lace Hearts Etched Dies - $19.99

Love Arrow ATS - $8.95

Love Is Punch Cartridge - $14.95

Punch Handle - $12.95

Candy Apple 8.5 x 11 Cardstock - $6.95

Bubble Gum 8.5x11 Cardstock - $6.95

Cranberry Bliss True Color Fusion Ink Pad - $7.95

Bubble Gum Silk - $5.95

Journey Sequins Pink World - $5.95

Nuvo - Glimmer Paste - Moonstone - $7.19
Retail Price: $8.00
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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Branch and Cones Gift Card Holder

Here is the third and last card for my December Card Class. This is actually a little more then a card. It's a Gift Card Holder. 

I started with a 12"x12" sheet of white cardstock. I cut it at 5 1/2" .
Then scrore this at 6". I thn like to flip the paper so the next two score marks are on the opposite side of the paper. Score at 4 1/4". Then turn and score the opposite end at 4 1/4". 
Now, fold the cardstock in half. The fold each of the ends back. You now have a 4.25" X 5.5 card. 
Decorate the entire card before cutting the slit for the gift card.

In the center portion, make a pencil mark 1" from each end and using a die, punch or scissors, cut a slit between each of the pencil marks. Then using a 1" circle punch, punch just a small amount in the center of the slit.  For my card, I actually used the FSJ combination corner rounder and Notch punch. 

The front of the card was decorated using the FSJ Cozy Prints and the Branch and Cones Die.

Products used:

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

3D Angel Ornament Card

Now, for my second card for my December class.  
This card is made entirely with fabulous Dies from Spellbinders and Fun Stampers Journey. 
I saw this on the SB website and had to make it. This Frame Die is fabulous. 

Challenges for this card:

Crafting By Designs - Holidays
The Crafty Addicts - Christmas
Crafty Gals Challenge - Christmas
Cute N'Crafty - Christmas
Ike's World Challenges - Christmas
The Holly & Ivy - Christmas

Supplies Used: 

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Gnome For The Holidays

I hope you all had a safe and fabulous Thanksgiving.  It's so hard to believe it's that time of the year already.

I wasn't going to make Christmas cards for my December Card Classes, however, I have so many fantastic stamps and Dies from Fun Stampers Journey that I haven't used yet along with so many ideas that I just have to do it anyway. 

Here is the first of Three cards my classes will make. Product Links below. 

The textured background was made by swiping Pumpkin Bread Ink on the smooth side of the Corrugated Board Embossing Folder and running it through my Platinum 6 machine. 

I stamped the small tree from the Sparkle Trim Stamp Set with Kiwi Slice ink and heat embossed it with clear EP. 
I then used the Shell design of the Wall Paper Stencil and Oatmeal Cookie Ink to very lightly sponge color through it to resemble wall paper behind the tree. 

I stamped one of the Gnomes from the Gnome For The Holidays Stamp Set with Black Licorice Ink and colored with Copic Markers. I positioned him next to the tree and cut off his feet.

I took my roll of foam tape and cut long super skinny pieces of it to fit behind the window frame and molding pieces. 

The Sentiment was stamped in Dark Roast ink and heat embossed with clear Embossing powder then cut out and lightly sponged with Pumpkin Bread Ink. 

The tree in lower right corner is from the Gnome stamp set and was stamped with Kiwi slice ink onto green Olive cardstock and also heat embossed with Clear EP. 

After all was assembled, I attached the smallest fashion gold pearls to the tree. 

Challenges for this card:

Avenue 613 - Christmas
ABC Christmas Challenge - X is for Christmas
Crafting by Designs - Christmas
Cute N' Crafty Christmas - Christmas
Watercooloer Challenge - Holidays
Papercraft Challenges - Lots of Dimension. 

Product List:

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Joy to the World Poinsettia Card

Here is the third and last card for my November Card Class. 

For this card, I started with the Vintage Notes Background Stamp using Oatmeal Cookie Ink. I then swiped the edges with the Clear Pigment pad and added Gold embossing Powder and Heated. 

The other piece on the background is a piece of Gold Mirror Cardstock and embossed with the Inspire Embossing Folder

Joy to the World is from the Holiday Joy Stamp Set and was stamped with Clear Pigment Ink and Gold Embossing Powder.  It was stamped onto a matching Die from the Special Days Tag Dies

The Pine sprigs behind the Poinsettia are from the Branches and Cones Die Set.
The Poinsettia is from the Christmas Sprig Stamp Set and colored with Copic Markers.  I stamped, colored and cut out an extra two layers of the Poinsettia and layered with Journey Foam Squares

Challenges for this card:
ABC Christmas Challenge - X is for Xmas
Addicted to Stamps - Holidays
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Anything Christmas
Ellibelles Corner - Christmas
Unicorn Challenge - Use a Sentiment
Crafty Cardmaker - Lots of Layers
Double Trouble - Christmas
Dream Valley Challenge - Use Dies and Punches.
Incy Wincy - Christmas
Make My Monday - Winter Foliage
Simon Says - All that Glitters is Gold

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Stay Wild Fall Any Occasion Card

Here is the second of 3 cards for my November Card Class. 

This was such a fun card to make. I used the FSJ Barn Wall Embossing Folder with Hazelnut Cardstock for the background. The Base Card is Butter Cream Cardstock

The oval with the image was created with my Gel Press and Liquid Colors. I love the FSJ Gel Press becasue the size is 8.5" X 11" so you can do a whole sheet of cardstock at the same time. FSJ also has an awesome 6" brayer that perfect for this Gel Press. 

After adding the colors you want for the background, I stamped the Stay Wild Stamp with Dark Roast Ink. I used my Misti for this so I could stamp it twice for a darker look. I then embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder to make it POP. 

I used Journey Ovals Die and Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Oval Large Dies
I cut out the Pine Sprigs from the Branch and Cones Die in Kiwi Slice CS, The Cones in Oatmeal Cookie CS and backed it with Hazelnut Blend CS and cut it out.
The leaves are Cut using the Pretty Leaves Die Set in Citrus Cooler and Pumpkin Bread Cardstock

Now, just put it all together and add a Pumpkin Patch Ribbon Bow. 

If you'd like to purchase any of these products used, please click on the link above. 

Liquid Colors used on the Gel Press
Orange Creamsicle Liquid Color
Banana Cream Liquid Color
Limeade Splash Liquid Color

Challenges for this card:
Crafting By Designs - Autumn Colors
Stinkin Inkers - Just Because
Shopping our Stash - Leaves, Stamp, Heat Emboss
Crafty Cardmaker - Lots of Layers
Dream Valley Challenge - Use Dies and Punches

Friday, November 9, 2018

Wise Men Still Seek Him

Here is the first of three cards for my November Card Class. 

This card was made using the "Adore Him" Stamps and Die Set from Fun Stampers Journey. 

This is a Center Side Step Card using using Buttercream Cardstock for the base and Black Licorice Cardstock for the panels. 

The images were stamped using Clear Pigment Ink and Heat Embossed with Gold Embossing Powder.

Sky was splattered with Whip Cream Silk to simulate stars. However, Sparkle Silk would work fine for this also. 

Fashion Gold Pearls were used for the embellishments in bottom right corner and center of Star. 

If you would like to purchase any of these products, just click on any of the links above. .

Challenges for this card:
Crafty Catz - Getting ready fro Christmas
Simply Create Too - More then one fold
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas Present - Wise Men Bearing Gifts.
Craft Rocket Challenge - Christmas is Coming
Sasayaki Glitter - Travel Theme
Creatalicious Challenge - Heat Embossing
Creative Craft Cottage - Christmas is Coming
Daisy Chain - Christmas
Digi Doodle Studios - Christmas
Fabrika Fantasy - Christmas
Happy Little Stamper - Christmas
Scrap From Your Heart - Christmas
Sheep Ski Designs - Christmas
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Heat Embossing

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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