Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thinking of You with a Grateful Heart

Hello, my stamping friend.

I want to share fall card with you. We made it during my last class at wine shop and everybody loved it.

  • Very Vanilla Thick CS: 5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Crushed Curry CS: 4 x 5 ¼”, scrap for leaf 
  • Very Vanilla CS: 3 7/8 x 5 1/8” , scrap for oval 
  • Mint Macaroon CS: 1 x 5 1/8”, 3 x 3” 
  • Gold Foil: 1 x 5 1/8” 
  • Rich Razzleberry: scrap 
How Tos: 
  • Stamp sentiment in fresh fig ink on very vanilla piece (bottom right corner). Stamp 3-leaf image outline in mossy meadow in top right corner. Stamp long twig in crushed curry. Stamp inside image of leaves inside with mint macaroon, then color with light mint macaroon blend. 
  • Adhere stamped very vanilla to crushed curry piece and then to card front. 
  • Die cut delicate lace border from gold foil sheet. Randomly stamp 3 leave inside image in mint macaroon on 1x 5 1/8 piece of mint macaroon. Adhere gold border to the left side of a card, then mint macaroon piece on top.
  • Stamp large leave in fresh fig on mint macaroon square. Die cut. Use rich razzleberry blend to add more color to the leave. Add pearls. 
  • Dies cut one leave from rich razzleberry scrap and one from crushed curry. Adhere on to of mint macaroon strip with glued dots. Then add big leaf with dimensional. Add a bow made from linen trim. 
Delicate Lace Edgelit is defiantly a star of this card. It gets overlooked in the Annual Catalog.
Happy Stamping!

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Team Stamp It Blog Hop

Hello my stamping friend. Thank you for stopping by to check my Halloween project.
As Halloween always associates with treats - I am sharing little treat holders. It is very coincidental that today is my Halloween Party and Sweet Treats Class. So this is what I made for each attendee
 Take Out Treats boxes to the rescue! I always loved 3D dies to help me create quick and easy packaging. This one defiantly did not disappoint.

It was very quick to put them together. You can make 2 boxes from one sheet of paper. Start with 8.5 x 5.5 piece and cut 2 times:
Then score and apply stick strip:
Decorate as desired. I put 12 boxes in no time. And actually was surprised how much candy it holds!
Then I thought - how can I make even more packaging from one sheet of paper using same die. I came out with very similar design:
 But check on the side - it is open.
You can make 4 of those from one sheet of paper! I run out of candy to put inside, so my treat looks a little empty, sorry.
You still start with 8.5 x 5.5 piece of paper (half sheet). Position die as shown:
Cut and remove what you just cut. Now move the die to the left, we only need that straight shape:
You will be able to cut 4 of those shapes from half sheet. With snips cut folding flap and part of the bottom:
Glue both pieces together and you have it! I love that litle closing portion that will hold it together.
My projects are very easy and great for mass production. Hope you and my class attendees will like those cute easy boxes.
What do you think? Leave a comment for a chance to win a prize:

Thank You for stopping by. For more ideas - continue the Hop:
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Botanical Bliss Thank You

Hello my stamping friend.
Today I am featuring Botanical Bliss bundle. It is not just great for the tags, but as an accent for cards as well. This card was inspired by my September class and was created as thank you for the attendees. I think this one is very easy to mass produce:

Close look:

  • Berry Burst CS: 5 ½” x 8 ½”; 2 x 4 ½” 
  • Whisper White: 4 x 5 ¼” , scrap for oval 
  • Powder Pink: 2 x 4 ¼”, 
  • Gold Foil: 1 x 3”, scrap for oval 
  • Lemon Lime Twist: scrap to punch leafs 
  • Emboss whisper white piece using Lovely Floral folder. Adhere to the berry burst card front 
  • Die cut second smallest stitched oval from the whisper white scrap; dies cut corresponding scalloped oval from gold foil scrap. Position floral tag toward the top of powdered pink piece and die cut. 
  • Round 2 bottom corners in powdered pink piece and 2 bottom corners in berry burst piece. Adhere the powdered pink piece on top of berry burst piece. 
  • Flag one side of 1x3 gold foil piece. Adhere to the card front (see picture). Adhere Tag piece from step 3 to left side of the card front. 
  • Stamp floral image in lemon lime twist on whisper white ova, than stamp Thank You sentiment in berry burst ink. Adhere stamped oval to gold scalloped oval. Add with dimensionals to the card. 
  • Punch 2 leafs from lemon lime twist scrap. Adhere with glue dots under the oval. Tie a bow from lemon lime twist ombre ribbon. Adhere with glue dots. Add a pearl to the left of “Thank You” sentiment. 
Happy Stamping!
Leaf Punch