CARD: Hey Birthday Chick

BIRTHDAYCHICK

Measurements

  • Seaside Spray: 5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Basic Black: 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Playing With Patterns Designer Series Paper (DSP): 1 ½” x 3 ¾”
  • Basic White: 5 ¼” x 4”, 5” x 3 ¾”, scraps for fence & chicken dies
  • Sahara Sand: scrap for feed bag die
  • Misty Moonlight/Silver Twine from Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo: 8”

Instructions:         

  1. Fold the Seaside Spray card base in half and use bone folder to flatten the fold.
  2. Swirl the Blending Brush on the Seaside Spray ink pad, blot on scrap paper and apply color to the center oval area of the 5” x 3 ¾” piece of Basic White cardstock using a soft swirling motion. Apply more or less ink and pressure to get a look you like.  Adhere the designer series paper strip to the bottom of this piece.  Adhere this to the Basic Black card stock and then adhere this piece to the card front.
  3. Die cut 2 pieces of the fence from scraps of Basic White card stock. Adhere to card front just above the designer series paper, trimming off excess fence.
  4. Stamp the chicken & balloon image and the party chick using black ink on scraps of Basic White card stock. Color with Stampin’ Blends markers and die cut the shapes with the Birthday Chick dies. Use the Color Lifter Blends marker to lighten the face, wings and tail.  Adhere to card front using dimensionals.  
  5. Die cut a “Happy Birthday” sentiment from scraps of Basic Black and Seaside Spray card stock. Adhere the Basic Black sentiment over the Seaside Spray sentiment so that only a slight amount of Seaside Spray is visible. Adhere this piece to the card front using small slivers of dimensionals.
  6. Die cut the feed bag from a scrap of Sahara Sand card stock, accent the details with an Ivory Blends marker and adhere to card front with a dimensional.
  7. Make a bow from the Misty Moonlight/Silver bakers twine and adhere to balloon tie with a glue dot.
  8. Stamp remaining piece of Basic White as desired and adhere to inside of card.

CARD: Simply Succulent

SIMPLYSUCCULENT

Measurements

  • Misty Moonlight CS: 5-1/2” x 8 –1/2”, scored at 4 -1/4”.  Cut at the 1-1/2” up to the 4 1/4 score line.  Rotate 180° and cut again at the 1-1/2” up to the 4-1/4” score line.  Take the middle piece & score at 2-1/8” .
  • Seaside Spray CS: 2 Strips 1-1/4” x 4”, scrap for sentiment
  • Basic White: 5 -1/4” x 4”, scrap for flower pot 1”x1-1/2” & 3”x3” for large succulent image.

Instructions:

  1. Stamp large Succulent flower with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Basic White Cardstock.
  2. Stamp flowerpot with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Basic White Cardstock.
  3. Stamp Sentiment with Misty Moonlight onto Seaside Spray Cardstock.
  4. Stamp small succulents randomly onto the 2 Seaside Spray strips with Misty Moonlight.
  5. Adhere the Seaside Spray strips to both flaps. Fill in flowers with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.
  6. Stamp your sentiment with Misty Moonlight to top middle of the 5 -1/4” x 4” Basic White CS & adhere to the inside of card.
  7. Now glue down your flaps onto the Basic White.
  8. Let’s start blending. Starting with the main succulent – use Mint Macaron Light, color the whole flower, then come in with the Mint Macaron Dark & and mark the lines, then come back in with the light to blend. Then come  Rich Razzleberry Dark & color all the borders. Take Purple Posy light & blend. Repeat process for each succulent using colors of choice listed above.
  9. Once all colored, add your Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to entire image.
  10. Using Crumb Cake light color the whole flowerpot. Now come in with the dark & mark all the lines as well shade both sides of pot but leave about ¼ ‘ then come back in with the light.
  11. Using the large succulent die, line up over stamped succulent image, the sentiment die centered over sentiment and pot die over stamped pot run all thru the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at same time.  This saves steps.
  12. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the flowerpot, the sentiment & only bottom of large succulent.
  13. Adhere the sentiment to the bottom middle of the Basic White (this is your stopper).
  14. Adhere the flowerpot and large succulent to the bottom front of the Misty Moonlight CS.
  15. Using a glue dot, adhere bow to flowerpot.
  16. Add Rhinestone Basic Jewels to both sides of the sentiment.

CARD: Vine Design

VINEDESING

Measurements:

  • Flirty Flamingo card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4” then folded on the crease with the Bone Folder, two pieces 2-3/4” x 4-1/4”, 1” x 4”
  • Old Olive: 3-1/4” x 4-1/4”
  • Basic White: 2-1/2” x 3-3/4”, 1-1/2” x 8”
  • Adhesive Sheets: , two pieces 2-3/4” x 4-1/4”

 Instructions:

  1. Adhere Adhesive Sheets to back of the two Flirty Flamingo pieces. Run through machine with dies facing up then repeat, back and forth, about three times to ensure the pieces cut out. Using Take Your Pick Die Brush Tip on a foam pad, brush back and forth to release cut out bits. Poke remaining out with paper piercing tip. Peel back Adhesive Sheet and affix to card front as close to the top and bottom edges as you can. May overlap slightly in center.
  2. Die cut Old Olive using scalloped rectangle from Stitched So Sweetly.
  3. With Old Olive ink, stamp branch once slightly off center onto Basic White. Stamp off once then stamp two more times: once to right and once to left of main branch. Adhere piece to Old Olive frame.
  4. Cut one Square Vellum Doilies in half with Paper Snips. With Stampin’ Seal carefully position, so they are balanced on both sides and adhere the halves of the doily on the back.
  5. Stamp your six preferred flowers from Vine Design onto Basic White with Flirty Flamingo ink. Die cut them out. Arrange flowers on top of branch piece then adhere five (leave one for the sentiment) with Multipurpose Liquid Glue taking care to leave a space where the sentiment will fit. Adhere this whole piece onto card front with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. (Tip: use the floral Flirty Flamingo layer on the card as your guide as to where to position the Old Olive branch piece.)
  6. Stamp sentiment with Basic Gray onto Flirty Flamingo taking care to align it left of center. Die cut it out. Add flower to right side with one Mini Stampin’ Dimensional. Add two more Dimensionals to back of sentiment and add to card front.
  7. Place one pearlescent white Elegant Faceted Gem onto center of each flower.

CARD: Kangaroo & Company

KANGAROO&COMPANY

Measurements:

  • Soft Suede card stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”
  • Basic White card stock: 4”x 5 ¼”, scraps to stamp and die cut kangaroos, hats and presents
  • Designer Series Paper: 1”x4” coastal cabana, scraps of coastal cabana & daffodil delight for balloon punches

Instructions:

  1. Adhere Coastal Cabana Designer Series Paper to bottom of basic white 4”x 5 ½” with stampin’ seal.  Adhere Basic White to Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Seal.
  2. Stamp both kangaroos, 2 party hats and presents with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Basic White scrap.  Color in with Stampin’ Blends.  Die cut all shapes out.  Adhere to Basic white card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 
  3. Punch Balloons out of Brights Designer Series Paper and stamp “just for you” on Balloon with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  Adhere to card front with both seal and dimensionals.  Draw balloon strings in with Basic Black Stampin’ Marker.