Sunday, April 21, 2013

March Stamp Club Projects

For the Birds Card
I saw the card that Amanda Mertz of made with the For the Birds stamp set and just had to CASE it. her card can be seen here:
Mine does not have any stitching otherwise I think it is the same.
Crumb Cake card stock           5 ½” x 8 ¼”, (2) ¾”x 4 ½”
First Edition DSP                      5 ¼” x 4” (front), 4 ¾” x 3 ½” (inside)
Very Vanilla                            4 ½” x4 ½” x ¼”
Whisper White                        3” x 3”
Island Indigo                            4 ½” x 4 ½”
Rose Red                                 scrap for 1 3/8” circle
Pink Pirouette             scrap for 1” circle
For the Birds stamp set
StazOn Jet Black Ink
Markers                                  Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo, Rose Red, Pink Pirouette, Tangerine Tango
Circle Punches                        1 3/8” and 1”
Heart Punch
Corner Rounder
Windows Framelits
Vintage Trinkets
Opt.:  Paper Piercing Tool and Templates
Technique:     Color markers onto clear stamp block pick up on a blender pen to color image
1)         Round corners of DSP and Very Vanilla. Punch circles and punch heart inside circles.
2)         Put inside layer together: layer heart (opt: punch a few more heart from scraps) onto Very vanilla and adhere to inside.
3)         Adhere circles to DSP. Cutting off excess if needed. Notch banner ends and adhere to DSP and trim off excess.
4)         OPT: Pierce down the center of the banner and around the outside edge.
5)         Using the piercing tool poke holes for brads. Attach brads to banners and DSP. Adhere to card base.
6)         Stamp image onto Whisper White. Color image using markers and blender pen.  Scribble marker color onto acrylic stamp block, pick up some of the color on the blender pen and color image.
7)         Using Window Framelits cut out stamped image and use the next larger size of the Window Framelits to cut out Island Indigo piece.
8)         Adhere image to Island indigo. Using Dimensionals adhere to card front.
Bootiful Occasions Card


Card Stock
Whisper White                        2 of 2” x2 ½” , 4 ½” x 3 ¼”
Basic Gray                               2 ½” x 3 ¾”, 5 ½” x 8 ½” score at 4 ¼”
Pacific Point                            5 ¼” x 4, 2 pieces ¾” x 4 ½”
Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP    1 ½” x 3 ½”
Inks /Markers
Staz On Jet Black Ink
Pacific Point marker
Melon Mambo marker
Blender Pens
Stamp Set/s
Bootiful Occasions
Scalloped Ribbon Punch
Cloudy Embossing Folder
Extra Large Oval Punch
Technique:     Color markers onto clear stamp block pick up on a blender pen to color image
1)         Punch border from 2 pcs. of  ¾” x 4 ½” Pacific Point, Extra Large Oval from 1 piece of2” x 2 ½” of Whisper White.
2)         Emboss small piece of Basic Gray with the Cloudy Day embossing folder.
3)         Apply adhesive to long edges of Basic Gray and adhere Scalloped Ribbon pieces.
4)         Adhere DSP to Pacific Point. Adhere to front of card base.
5)         Opt. Stamp large Whisper White and envelope liner with Pacific Point after stamping off once.
6)         Stamp rain boot on remaining piece of Whisper White, color, and cut out. Adhere boot to oval with Dimensionals. Adhere this piece to embossed section of card front with Dimensionals.
7)         Adhere piece to inside card. Adhere envelope liner.

Birthday Cake Candle
Card Stock



Scraps              ¾” x 6”, 2-scalloped circles, tiny flowers
1 ¾” Scalloped Circle Punch
3/16” circle punch
Teardrop Circles Nestabilites second smallest
Flameless Tealights
Top and bottom templates
( The bottom template will depend on your tealight. you need an opening for the on/off switch. I used a hole punch. For the top template I punched the scallop circle, folded it in fourths and determine how large of an opening you need for the flame.) 
1)         Adhere 6” strip to the candle.
2)         punch bottom scallop circle using bottom template (to turn tealight on /off). Adhere to bottom of tealight with glue dots.
3)         Apply Punch circle in center of the top scallop. Using top template and a craft knife cut from the outside of the template to the circle
4)         Punch 4 tiny flowers and adhere flowers to top with mini glue dots. Add pearls




Saturday, April 20, 2013

I am a Bad Blogger and February Stamp Club Projects.

Wow! I am 3 months behind...I thought I was only 2 months behind. Time to get caught up and I am going to try to stay there. I hope to be caught up this weekend.

February Stamp Club Projects

Morning Cup Card



Whisper White                                  3 ¼” x 4 ½ “ (inside), 3 ¼” x 2 ½”, small scrap
Crumb Cake                                       5 ½” x 8 ½”
Brights DSP                                         5” x 3 ¾”, 1 ½” x 3 ¾”
Pink Pirouette                                   5 ¼” x 4”, 3 ½” x 2 ¾”, (3) ½” x 5 ¾”
Staz On Jet Black Ink
Crumb Cake Ink
Morning Cup Stamp Set
Tiny Tags Stamp Set
Dotted Scallop Ribbon Punch
Jewelry Tag Punch
Stampin’ Write Markers                                Subtles Collection, Crumb Cake
Ribbon                                                  7”, 4”
1/16” hoe punch

Large Whisper White piece—Ink up using Crumb Cake --teapot and cups
Stamp off once and then stamp slightly past the bottom edge of the paper and adhere to inside of card.
Small Whisper White Piece – Ink Stamp with Black. 
Scrap of Whisper White--       friends from the Tiny tags

Pink ( ½” x 5 ¾”)  pieces-- Dotted Scallop Ribbon Punch
Small White Piece-- Jewelry Tag Punch centering the sentiment

       DSP to pink (large pieces)
        7” Ribbon to back of above and adhere to card base
        Dotted Scallop to both side of remaining DSP and then to card

    Stamped images with markers—use a light touch with water color markers
    Sponge lightly with Crumb Cake around all edges and then heavier under the cups and pot to ground the images 

    Stamped piece to pink and this piece to Dotted Scallop ribbon piece
    Apply to card with Dimensionals

Whole Latte Love



Real Red CS                        4 ¼ “ x 11”, 3” x3”, scrap for flowers
Basic Grey                           4” x5 ¼”, (2) 2 7/8” x 1 3/8”, 1 ½” square for heart
Whisper White                  1 ¼” x 2 ¾”, 3 ¼” x 4 ½”
Print Poetry DSP               1 ¼” x 2 ¾”
Real Red ink
Patterned Occasions Stamp Set
Basic Gray ¼’ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Pearls, Small flower punch, White gel pen, Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Honeycomb embossing folder

Large Whisper White piece—Cover sentiment portion of stamp with tape
    Ink stamp and remove tape
    Stamp off on a scrap or your grid paper
    Line up bottom of block with bottom of paper and stamp and
    adhere to the inside of the card
Small Whisper White Piece – Line up Stamp-a-ma-jig  ¾” from bottom of paper (use grid paper)
    Center, ink up stamp, remove the clear sheet, place stamp in the
corner of the Stamp-a-ma-jig and stamp (use other side of paper if you need a do over)

Large Gray piece-- Using the Honeycomb folder, run through the Big Shot on tab 1
Small Gray Piece-- Using the Hearts a Flutter heart framelit cut on tab 2

Adhere embossed piece to card front
Assemble next layer--  
               Gray rectangles onto red square, DSP and stamped piece onto gray pieces
               Outline heart with white gel pen and add pearl, adhere to DSP with Dimensionals
               Tape long ribbon piece to the back of the red piece, tie shorter piece around longer

Punch 3 small flowers, adhere a pearl to the center of each, use a glue dot to adhere below sentiment. Start in the middle to help with placement adhere with Dimensionals

Hershey’s Kisses Valentine’s Heart
Sorry there is no photo BUT if you go the link below there are photos and instructions. At first glance it may look difficult but it is easy!
Supplies I used:
Real Red 12” x 12”                            12” x 2”, 5”x 3”, scraps
Basic Gray                                           ¼” strip
Small Heart Punch
Tree from Merry Minis Punch Pack
Sticky Strip
Multi Purpose Liquid Glue