Sunday, July 25, 2010

Cottage Garden- Dreams card

Stamps: Cottage Garden, Punch Potpourri (Hostess), Word Play
Paper: Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride(or Pretty in Pink) & Whisper White
Inks: Concord Crush, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Blushing Bride (or Pretty in Pink), Cajun Craze & Crumb Cake
Accessories: Chantilly ½” lace ribbon, Pretty in Pink ¼” Taffeta ribbon, Sponge

Cut 4-1/4” x 11” piece of Daffodil Delight cardstock
Fold in half to create card, set aside
On 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Whisper White cardstock, sponge edges with Crumb Cake and corners only with Daffodil Delight
Stamp bird image from Punch Potpourri with Concord Crush in upper right side
From Cottage Garden set:
• Stamp curved swirl with Old Olive under bird (branch)
• Stamp flower outline with Cajun Craze in lower right
• Stamp 3-flowers image in corner with Cajun Craze
• Stamp inside flower with Daffodil Delight over outline (may be slightly off)
• Stamp butterfly in Blushing Bride (or Pretty in Pink) in upper left corner
Adhere strip of Chantilly lace ribbon across (~ 2”-2-3/8” up from the bottom) on decorated Whisper White cardstock, wrap in back
Adhere strip of ¼” Pretty in Pink Taffeta ribbon over lace ribbon
Adhere decorate front to 4-1/8” x 5-1/4” piece of Blushing Bride (or PinP) cardstock
Adhere to Daffodil Delight card front
Cut 2nd piece of 4” x 5-1/4” Whisper White cardstock
Sponge edges with Crumb Cake and Daffodil delight
Stamp “Go Confidently in the Direction of your Dreams” from Word Play
Decorate lower corners and envelope with flowers in Cajun Craze

So cute!
I made this card for someone at work who is leaving our group. My creativity is so funny when I have someone in mind to make a card for vs. when I want to just play with my toys.


Awash with Flowers

Stamps: Awash with Flowers and a greeting stamp set
Paper: Basic Black & Whisper White
Inks: Staz-On
Accessories: 5/8” Organza ribbon, Modern label punch, linen thread, 1/16” circle punch

Cut 4-1/4” x 11” piece of Basic Black cardstock
Using Scor-Pal, line up cardstock ‘long-ways’ and score at 2-1/2” & 8”
Fold card together
Using Staz-On stamp flower images (not outlines) on 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Whisper White cardstock
Cut long side (5-1/4”) at 2-3/8” mark creating 2 pieces
Adhere small piece to left-hand side and larger piece to right side, should still be x 4” height
Place 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Whisper White cardstock inside and add message:
For Sympathy-Front: “With Sympathy” from Teeny Tiny Wishes, Inside: any from Thoughts & Prayers
For Wedding- Front: “For the Newlyweds” Teeny Tiny Wishes, Inside: “happy I Do day” Word Play
Create belly band with 5/8” Organza ribbon
For front message stamp Teeny Tiny Wishes sentiment
Punch out with Modern Label punch
Punch small hole with 1/16” circle punch in left-hand side
Using Linen thread tie Modern label message to Organza ribbon
There you have an elegant card!

Because I Care hostess set

Stamps: Because I Care

Paper: Old Olive, Marina Mist, Basic Black & Whisper White

Inks: Old Olive, Marina Mist, Basic Black

Accessories: Old Olive ribbon (retired), 1-3/4" x 7/8" Oval punch, Scallop Oval punch, dimensionals
  1. Cut 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" piece of Old Olive cardstock
  2. Fold in half to create card shape
  3. Stamp small flower in Versamark on card front
  4. Stamp Hydrangea with Marina Mist and Old Olive on 2-5/8" x 3-5/8" piece of Whisper White cardstock
  5. Using 3/16" corner rounder, round all 4 corners of Whisper White cardstock
  6. Tie piece of Old Olive ribbon in bow and wrap ends around cardstock, adhere
  7. Mount on 2-7/8" x 3-7/8" piece of Basic Black cardstock
  8. Mount on Old Olive card
  9. Stamp "thank you" or "Because I care" in Basic Black on Whisper White scrap
  10. Punch out with 1-3/8"x7/8" Oval punch
  11. Punch Scallop Oval out of Marina Mist cardstock scrap
  12. Mount message with dimesional on Scallop Oval

You're done!