Create a Card

Hi Everyone;

I had a super fun and productive retreat this time.  I even had a chance to make some cards – Mother’s day Cards of course!IMG_2940.JPG

Supplies:

  • 110lb Neenah card stock – card bases
  • 80 lb Neenah card stock – card panels
  • Memento Tuxedo black ink
  • foam stamping mat
  • Copic Markers
  • foam adhesive
  • liquid adhesive – tombow mono
  • Gelly Roll glitter pen
  • Lawn Fawn “happy happy happy” stamp set
  • Lawn Fawn ” celebration script sayings” stamp set
  • Jane’s Doodles “Spring Blessings” stamp set

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Instructions:

  1. cut and scor A2 card bases
  2. Cut card panels
  3. cut one sentiment strip
  4. stamp flower images (for the lupin shaped flowers) – no idea what they actually are!
  5. *for these flowers I stamped one image out to use as a mask to lay down so when I stamped the flower on the right it looks like it’s behind the other one.
  6. Colour images with copic markers.
  7. stamp sentiments and trace with the glitter pen
  8. adhere panel to card base
  9. adhere sequins with liquid glue
  10. Done!

Happy Stamping.

Wendy

Create a Card – April 25, 2017

Hi all!

For this week’s create a card I thought I’d show you a card I made with a kit now available for purchase.

Here is one of the cards:

Supplies:

  • Paperie Card kit (includes Gorjuss Girl mini stamp, 6×6 paper pad, card stock, embellishments and envelopes)
  • cutter
  • gold embossing powder
  • heat gun
  • scissors

Instructions:

  1. Create A2 card base out of the cream card stock included included in kit
  2. Scor to create fold
  3. Cut 3 strips of your left over patterned paper

My stripes were:

• Twigandberry–2 1⁄4×51⁄2 • Burgundy1x51⁄2
• Vintagerose 3⁄4×51⁄2

 

4. Adhere stripes to the card – use tape adhesive

 

5. Pull the neutral geometric pattered paper from the paper pad and cut a flag – 4 x 2 3⁄4

 

6. Gold heat emboss the Gorguss girl onto flag

 

7. Adhere the flag to the card with foam adhesive for dimension

 

8. Tie a bow with the twine and pin to the flag with the mini clothes pin

 

9. Adhere a sentiment from the alpha sticker sheet

 

10.Embellish with a gold heart

11. Done!

This kit is chock full of supplies and comes with full color instructions to make minimum of 10 cards! Great for making cards at the retreat or giving as a gift to a crafty friend.

Let us know if you want one!

Create a Card – April 11, 2017

It’s been a couple of week’s of crazy travel (makes for great scrapbooking and storytelling though!) and I’m happy to be spending a bit more time creating again.  I had fun with a recent stamp set purchase combined with some older products.

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Supplies:

  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • water color paper – A2 Card base
  • Neenah Solar White – card panel 4 1/4 x 3 1/4
  • Distress stains – broken china and mustard seed (any would work to create a background)
  • Gelly Roll glitter pen
  • copic multiliners
  • Copic Markers (E37, E35, E31, Y13 & Y15)
  • My Favourite Things Stamp set ‘Otterly Love you’
  • foam adhesive
  • foam stamping mat

Instructions

  1. Create A2 size card base from water color paper
  2. create panel from Neenah solar White
  3. stamp otter and balloon (I pulled the ballon from another stamp set by MFT but you could also free hand the ballon easily).
  4. Color otter and balloon
  5. stamp sentiment
  6. trace over ‘otterly’ with gelly roll glitter pen
  7. use distress stains as daubers and created dotted background directly on card base front.  Since distress stains can remain wet I dabbed off excess with a tissue (I’m to impatient to wait)
  8. create ‘stitched’ frame on card panel with copic multiliner
  9. adhere panel to card front using foam adhesive
  10. Done!

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Happy Stamping!

Wendy Signature

PS. distress stains are on sale until Thursday , April 13th!

Create a Card – march 28, 2017

Hi Everyone;

I’m back with another simple card.

Supplies:

  • Neenah solar white and desert storm card stock
  • foam adhesive
  • copic markers: RV11, Y18, C1, C2, YR68 (or a pink, yellow, orange and gray marker/ pencil)
  • Lawn Fawn “Script Sayings” stamp set
  • Sweet & Sassy ‘mini critters’ stamp set

Instructions:

  1. Cut A2 Card base from Neenah Solar White
  2. Cut A2 card panel for kraft
  3. stamp sentiment using tuxedo black ink onto kraft panel – bottom
  4. cut white strip from neenah card stock
  5. stamp images onto strip
  6. color images
  7. adhere kraft panel to base with tape adhesive
  8. adhere image strip to panel with foam adhesive
  9. Done!

Happy Stamping

Create a Card – March 21, 2017

Hi Everyone;

I had fun making these 2 very simple cards – I bet if you looked through your own stamps you would find simple images that you could make similar cards with very easily.

Supplies:

  • Copic Markers : E25, RV11, B18, R46, Y15, YR30
  • Gelly Roll glitter pen
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • Neenah Solar White Cardstock
  • foam adhesive
  • Jane’s Doodles stamp set
  • Lawn Fawn ‘Happy Happy Happy’ stamp set

Instructions:

  1. Cut A2 card base and panel from Neenah Solar White Cardstock
  2. stamp images & sentiments using Memento tuxedo black ink
  3. color images using Copic Markers
  4. trace sentiment using glitter pen
  5. Done!

close up of the glitter – love love that pen!

Now I can stamp a sentiment inside when I need a card and I’m good to go!

Happy Stamping!

 

 

Create a Card – March 14, 2017

Hi all;

I didn’t have a whole lot of time this week to get creative however I did manage to make two quick, more subdued, simple layer cards at the last minute.

Supplies:

  • kraft card stock
  • Memento Tuxedo black ink
  • acrylic block
  • prismacolor pencils
  • Avery Elle ‘so happy stamp set”
  • Jane’s Doodles ‘cactus’ stamp set
  • kraft envelopes

Instructions:

  1. create A2 kraft card base
  2. stamp images onto card base using Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  3. color images with prisma color pencils
  4. stamp sentiment inside and out
  5. stamp small images onto envelope
  6. Done!

Happy Stamping!