Acknowledge Friendships

Spring is a great time to acknowledge friendships with those you love.  This is a beautiful card created with the Grace’s Garden Bundle.  The words are right there in the sentiment and help you to express what you need to say.  These are the ties that bind.

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Supplies:
· Stamp Sets – Grace’s Garden Bundle (English) [153789], Enjoy Life Photopolymer Stamp Set [148190]
· Card Stock – Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] , Real Red 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [102482]
· Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708], Smoky Slate [147113], Highland Heather [147103], Crumb Cake [147116], Grapefruit Grove [147142], Real Red [147084], Daffodil Delight [147094], Bermuda Bay [147096], Pear Pizzazz [147104]
· Misc. – Stamparatus [146276] , Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430], Snail Adhesive [104332], Mini Glue Dots [103683], Whisper White 1/4″ (6.4 Mm) Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon [151326], Detailed Trio Punch [146320], Aqua Painters [103954], Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush [141897]

Measurements:
· Real Red – 8 ½” x 5 ½”
· Whisper White: 4” x 5 ¼”, plus piece for die cuts

Instructions:

1. Fold Real Red card stock in half to create card base. Round top and bottom corners with Detailed Trio Punch.
2. Place 4” x 5 ¼” piece of Whisper White card stock on Stamparatus. Using Black Memento ink pad, stamp fence, flowers and sentiment. On scrap piece of Whisper White card stock, stamp fence, flowers, cat and bird. Colour images with Aqua Painters and ink pads. Round top and bottom of card stock with Detailed Trio Punch and use SNAIL to adhere to card front.
3. On scrap piece of Whisper White card stock, stamp fence, flowers, cat and bird. Colour images with Aqua Painters and ink pads. Cut with coordinating dies and place on card with Stampin’ Dimensionals *Stagger the die-cuts slightly when placing on card.
4. Stamp butterflies images from “Enjoy Life” set with Highland Heather ink pad.
5. Add Clear Wink of Stella to butterflies, flowers and bird.  Then you can acknowledge friendships too.

International Adventure

What is better than an international adventure?  Sending someone thoughts of an international adventure. The card below is a beautiful dream to many.  It can bring a smile to their face.  I love the soft colors and rainbow highlighting the tower. 

International Adventure

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Supplies:
· Stamp SetsParisian Beauty Cling Stamp Set (English) [151466] , Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set [149457]
· Card Stock – Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] , Granny Apple Green 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [146990]
· Stamp Pads – Jet Black Stāzon Ink Pad [101406] , Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Pad [147095] , Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Pad [147051] , Coastal Cabana Classic Stampin’ Pad [147097]
· Misc. – Stamping Sponges [141337] , Stamparatus [146276] , Snail Adhesive [104332], Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels [151193] , Take Your Pick [144107], Paper Trimmer [152392]

Measurements:
· Whisper White: 11” x 4 ¼”; and 3 ¾” x 5”
· Granny Apple Green – 4” x 5 ¼”

Instructions:

1. Fold 11” x 4 ¼” Whisper White card stock in half to create card base. Glue Granny Apple Green layer on top.
2. Use post-it notes or scrap paper to mask off 3 ¾” x 5” Whisper White layer. Use sponge to add Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo and Coastal Cabana inks. Remove masks.
3. Use Stamparatus and Stazon ink pad to stamp tower, sentiment and birds. Glue layer to card front.
4. Use Take Your Pick tool to add a Champagne Rhinestone on Eiffel Tower.

Enjoy your beautiful card and share with those you love

Music Reflects Love

Everyone loves music and any reference to it be music reflects love.  People have a love for music and often they use it to express love and feelings.  It’s no different when you create a card using music.  I love this card because it expresses so much more.


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Supplies:
· Stamp Sets – Music from the Heart (151674)
· Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Basic Black (121045)
· Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad (132708); Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad (147113); Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad (147083)
· Misc. – Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144576); SNAIL Adhesive (104332)

Measurements:
· Whisper White Card Stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, 3 ¾” x 5”
· Basic Black Card Stock: 4” x 5 ¼”

Instructions:

1. Fold Whisper White Card Stock in half to create card base, set aside.
2. Stamp music staff lines in Memento Ink towards top of the smaller piece of Whisper White Card Stock, stamp treble cleff and musical notes as desired. (If you copy the sample, it actually is the first line of the Happy Birthday song).
3. Color the hearts with the Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker.
4. Stamp “Happy Birthday” under the music staff in Cherry Cobbler.
5. Stamp the piano in Smoky Slate at the bottom right of the Whisper White Card Stock
6. Adhere the stamped Card Stock onto the Basic Black Card Stock, then onto the cardfront.

Encourage Those You Love

Pandas are always easy to love.  This beautiful image is adorable.  It’s a great image for any card you want to send to encourage those you love.  

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Supplies:
· Stamp Sets – Wildly Happy (149408)
· Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Thick Whisper White (140272)
· Stamp Pads –Pear Pizzazz (147104), Pool Party (147107), Memento Tuxedo Black (132708), Basic Black Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147942)
· Misc. – Sponge Daubers (133773), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372) Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:
· Thick Whisper White 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼”
· Whisper White –4” x 5 ¼”, scrap

Instructions:

1. Crop largest stitched square from white, use Sponge Daubers to add Pool Party to the top and Pear Pizzazz to the bottom, blending to the center
2. Stamp panda image in Memento, color with Basic Black Blends, fussy cut and add to square with dimensionals.
3. Add this to the white layer with dimensionals and then to the card base.
4. Stamp sentiment in Memento in the bottom right corner.

Christmas Cheer

Spread some Christmas Cheer this year with this beautiful wreath card.  You can really use any colors, however, I really enjoy this elegant look.  


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Supplies: 

  • Tidings All Around Bundle 152371
  • Whisper White Thick card stock 140272
  • Whisper White regular card stock 100730
  • Mercury Glass Designer Acetate 150441
  • Copper Foil Sheets 142020
  • Copper Embossing Powder 141636
  • VersaMark ink pad  102283
  • Heat Tool 129053
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue 110755

Measurements:

  • Thick Whisper White Card Base Score @ 4-1/4”, Cut at 5-1/2”
  • Mercury Glass Designer Acetate 4”x 5-1/4”
  • Whisper White 3-3/4”x 5”

Instructions:
  • Die-Cut the All-Around Wreath Die in the center of the Mercury Glass
  • Die-Cut the Same in Copper Foil.
  • Adhere the two layers of wreaths together with the Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  • Stamp the greeting from the Tidings All Around stamp set in VersaMark ink, cover with Copper Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool
  • Adhere the Mercury Glass (that you had die-cut) to the card front and the heat embossed paper to the front of this with the Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive.
  • Adhere the layered Wreath to the card front with the same adhesive.

Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

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Someone Special Thank You

This someone special thank you can be used through the holidays.  The season of thanks is coming and that means letting all our loved ones know how much they mean to us.  You can thank them with this special card.  The sentiment can really be used all year round but Thanksgiving tends to bring us closer.

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Good Morning Magnolia Cling Stamp Set [149298], Buffalo Check Cling-Mount Stamp Set [151372]
Card Stock – Whisper White [100730], Basic Black [121045], Mango Melody [146989]
Stamp Pads – Versamark Pad [102283], Jet Black Stāzon Ink Pad [101406], Mango Melody Classic Stampin’ Pad [147093],
Misc. – Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack [149554], Stitched Nested Labels Dies [149638], Detailed Trio Punch [146320], Stamparatus [146276], Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper [149484], Embossing Buddy [103083], Heat Tool [129053], White Stampin’ Emboss Powder [109132], Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755], Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430]

Measurements:

• Whisper White: 8 ½” x 5 ½” & 4 ¼” x 2 ¼” (for die cut)
• Basic Black: 5 ¼” x 4” & 4 ½” x 2 ¾” (for die cut)
• Mango Medley: 5” x 3 ¾”
• Magnolia Lane DSP: 4 ¾” x 1”

Instructions:
1. Fold Whisper White card stock in half to create card base. Glue Basic Black card stock layer to the front of card.
2. Rub embossing buddy over Mango Medley card stock. Ink Buffalo Check with Versamark and stamp. Sprinkle White Embossing Powder over top, shake off excess and set with heat tool. Cut each corner with Detailed Trio Punch and glue to card.
3. Glue Magnolia Lane DSP strip to the center of card.
4. Ink sentiment with Mango Medley and stamp onto Whisper White card stock. Ink the “Thanks” sentiment with Stazon and stamp above. Cut with Stitched Nested Label die. Cut Basic Black card stock with die that is the next size up. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the two labels together and also to position onto the card front.
5. Finish the card by adding a Magnolia sticker from the Memories & More card pack to the stamped sentiment label.