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




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