February Card Kit – Wendy’s Take

Hi all!

This card kit was easy to play with and I made more cards than usual.  I took this kit and a few other supplies to my parents cabin over New Year’s and with only limited supplies on hand it was freeing and I killed the kit in no time at all.

Card #1 – Wish

  • Cut 3 patterned paper strips and adhere as stripes to the left of card base
  • Apply 3 buttons with Glue dots
  • Stamp ‘Wish’ with Memento Ink Tuxedo Black
  • Color with Prismacolor pencil and blend with colourless blender

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Card #2 – Hello

  • Tap Mint Green and Coral ColorShine onto card base
  • Use Hero arts daubers to create border (Field Greens, Tide Pook, Butter cup)
  • Doodle circles to add to border using Copic Multiliner 0.03
  • Cut patterned paper into a banner
  • punch heart with Xcut heart punch
  • adhere banner with foam adhesive
  • add ‘hello’ using mini market alphas
  • *for this card I used the rose coloured paper but used the white side for outside.

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Card #3 – Hello/ Hi/ Love U

  • Adhere patterned paper strip
  • use Scor-Tape to adhere strip of the pink polka dot ribbon
  • Spell sentiments using Mini Market Alphas
  • Tie bow with blue ribbon and adhere with glue dot
  • Adhere 3 buttons using glue dots

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Card#4 – Love

  • Stamp Paint Swipes onto yellow polka dot paper using Lilac, Seashell & Sage versacolor
  • tap Blush and Mint Green Color Shine
  • Cut and adhere a stripe of patterned paper
  • Tie a bow with blue ribbon and adhere with a glue dot
  • Color a white paper scrap with Tide Pool & Buttercup Hero Arts ink daubers
  • Cut hearts from paper scrap using XCut heart punches
  • Adhere hearts
  • Stamp ‘Love’ using Charcoal versacolor

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Card #5 – Rub-ons on Kraft

  • Cut out the rub-ons you want to use
  • Cut banners from 2 strips of patterned paper
  • cut and score Kraft card base
  • apply rub-ons and banners alternating
  • Tie blue ribbon around card using notches made with crop-a-dile
  • Create enamel dots using Copic marker (dot the marker down and cover with glossy accents)

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Card #6 – Congratulations

  • Use yellow polka dot card base
  • ‘paint’ white tag (not included in kit) with Tide Pool Hero Arts Dauber
  • Apply Congratulations rub-on to tag
  • Stamp star image using charcoal Versacolor on to the tag

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Card#7 – Happy Birthday

  • Heat emboss the paint swipe image 3 times using Versacolor ink in Seashell, Sage & Lilac onto a piece of white card stock.
  • Heat emboss ‘Happy’ using Versacolor charcoal and clear powder
  • Color ‘Happy’ using Iced Spruce and Evergreen Bough Distress Markers – use detailer water brush to blend colours.
  • Cut ‘happy’ into a banner and adhere to white panel with foam adhesive
  • Use Mini Market alphas to spell birthday

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Card #8 – Thanks

  • Stamp ‘Thanks’ repeatedly using Charcoal Versacolor
  • Color one ‘Thanks’ in with salty ocean Distress marker
  • Cut patterned paper panel and adhere to white card base
  • Use Scor-tape to apply two strips of ribbon
  • Adhere buttons with glue dots
  • Adhere white ‘thanks’ panel to front of card

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Card #9 – I Love You

  • Cut patterned paper panel
  • Tap Blush ColorShine onto panel
  • Notch card base with crop-a-dile and tie pink ribbon
  • Heat emboss ‘Love’ using embossing powder included
  • Use Xcut punch to punch hearts from patterned paper
  • Use Mini Market alphas for I & U
  • Apply panel to Kraft card base
  • Cut and adhere patterned paper panel to rose card base.
  • Adhere paint swipe panel to card
  • Punch hearts using Xcut punch and cover with glossy accents

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I had so much fun making cards at my parents cabin but when I came home I wanted to try some less subdued colours. Here’s what I came up with:

Card #10 ‘hello’

  • (extra Neenah card stock – not included in kit)
  • Tap Coral and Mint Green Color Shine Spray ink on white panel
  • Cut patterned paper banner
  • Use Peacock feathers distress marker and color paint swipe stamp and then stamp
  • apply rub-on the paint swipe
  • Stamp Triangles
  • Adhere banner with foam adhesive

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Card #11 – Ink splats

  • (extra Neenah card stock – not included in kit)
  • Use Tide Pool, Buttercup, Pale Tomato, Field of Greens Hero Arts Ink daubers to create in splats on card base
  • Use 2 stamp block with grids to apply all the sentiments/ words in rows
  • Cut 2 patterned paper panels and adhere with foam adhesive

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Card #12 – Neon and Sequins

  • (extra Neenah card stock – not included in kit)
  • Use neon red (new!), blue and yellow Hero Arts Neon Inks to stamp swipe to white card base
  • Use Memento Tuxedo black ink to stamp the words Happy, Play & Love to the paint swipes
  • Apply sequins (not included in kit) using Zig Glue

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I also created a couple of tags using the paint swipe stamp and the distress markers – love the bold colours.

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I had tons of supplies left over – getting a 6×6 paper pad is a bonus.

Happy Stamping!

Wendy

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