Thursday, January 14, 2016

Here's to You!

Scrap & Stamp Arts
Feb/Mar 2016
Page 35

1. Create a 4 ¼ x 5 ½ side-folding card base from navy blue cardstock.
2. Adhere 4 x 5 ¼ patterned paper (Stampin’ Up!) to card base.

3. Cut 1 ½-wide banner from patterned paper (SU), then back/border it with 1 ¾-wide banner in navy cardstock.  Adhere to card front.

4. Stamp image “Honey Sailor” (C C Designs) in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and color with Copic markers.  Die cut (SU Ovals Framelits).  Back/border it with oval die cut navy cardstock. Adhere to card front.

5. Stamp sentiment “Here’s to You” (Impression Obsession) in black in on lower right corner of card front.

6. Add bling.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Make a Wish

Just Cards!
Volume 40, Winter 2016
Page 26

I like the look of silhouettes on a sponged shape background.  Here is how to make this card: 

1. Create a 4 ¼ x 5 ½ card side-folding card base from pink cardstock.
Cut 4 x 5 ¼ dark brown cardstock and border punch the bottom (Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Punch).
Make a large circle mask from chipboard or heavy cardstock.4. On 3 ¾ x 4 ¼ white card stock, using mask, sponge with pink ink.
Stamp image and sentiment (Flourishes Kids At Play) in dark brown ink; adhere to dark brown cardstock; add ribbon (American Crafts); and adhere to card base.

Thanks So Much

Just Cards!
Volume 40, Winter 2016
Page 106

I am fond of sponging background shapes using a mask.  Here is how I did it:

 All supplies Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted.

1. Using cardboard mask, sponge 3 ¾ x 4 ½ white cardstock with River Rock ink.
2. Stamp image (Lovely as a Tree) and sentiment (Sincere Salutations) with Forest Moss (Tim Holtz Distress Ink).
3. Border punch (EK Success: Dotted Wave) bottom of 4 x 5 ½ River Rock cardstock.
4. Adhere stamped white cardstock to River Rock cardstock.
5. Add ribbon.
6. Adhere all to white card base.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Sending Holiday Wishes

Just Cards!
Volume 40, Winter 2016
Page 101

How cute is this stamp?!  It's not really a Christmas stamp...I added the hat sticker.  Here is how to make it:

1. Green A2 card base.
2. Emboss 4 x 5 ¼ white cardstock with holiday embossing folder, wrap with red ribbon, and adhere to card base.
3.  Stamp image (Stampendous! V271 Hippo Cycle) in Momento Tuxedo Black ink on white Copic-friendly cardstock , color with Copic Markers, and add Santa hat sticker.
4.  Die cut image and 2 coordinating pieces of patterned paper with Spellbinders Wonky Rectangles, sponge image with green ink while still in the die, then adhere all three pieces to the card front.
5.  Add white Liquid Applique to Santa hat and umbrella, heat with heat gun.
6.  Stamp sentiment (Clear Dollar Stamps “Deer Wishes”) in black ink on white cardstock, punch with Stampin’ Up! Word Window punch, then adhere to patterned paper punched with Stampin’ Up! Modern Label punch. Adhere to card front.