Just take a look at this adorable welcome friend pineapple card. It’s so unique and yet makes a statement. The Old Olive Designer Series Paper on top is a wonderful touch. So much elegance without a lot of effort.
Supplies: Stamp Sets – Time for Tags (149423) Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Pineapple Punch (146971) Stamp Pads & Ink – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (132708); Light & Dark Old Olive Blends (144597); Light Crumb Cake Blends (144582); Dark Pineapple Punch Blends (147030) Misc. – Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper (149493); Whisper White Bakers Twine (124262); Banner Triple Punch (138292); Timeless Label Punch (149516); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
• Whisper White: Base – 5½” x 8½”; scrap • Pineapple Punch: 4” x 5¼” • Designer Series Paper: 1½” x 4” (3) • Bakers Twine: about 30 – 36”
Instructions: 1. Fold Whisper White card base in half. 2. Punch banner ends of Old Olive Specialty Designer Series Paper; adhere to Pineapple Punch 3. Wrap Bakers Twine around Pineapple Punch; adhere to card base. 4. Stamp Pineapple with Memento Ink on scrap of Whisper White. 5. Color with blends. a. Light and Dark Old Olive for the leaves. b. You then color the fruit with Light Crumb Cake. Then color over top with Dark Pineapple Punch. 6. Next, punch the stamped piece with the punch. 7. Lastly, adhere to card with dimensionals and you have your welcome friend pineapple card.
If a friend or family has a baby, you can welcome baby with ducks. Maybe it will be a new approach for you. The Fable Friends stamp set is perfect for special occasions just like this and maybe a few others. You can really be creative with this stamp set and just use your imagination. Just look at the stamp set image below and you decide.
Supplies: Stamps: Fable Friends (148670), Well Said Bundle (148796) Cardstock: Whisper White (100730), Balmy Blue (146982), Highland Heather (146986) Ink: Memento stamp pad (132708) Miscellaneous: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Flirty Flamingo Combo Pack (147278), Balmy Blue Combo Pack (148544), Crumb Cake Combo Pack (144601), Pumpkin Pie Combo Pack (144599), Highland Heather Combo Pack (147276), Mint Macaron Combo Pack (147283), Mango Melody Combo Pack (147945)
Measurements: • Balmy Blue card base: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ plus scrap • Highland Heather: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ plus scrap • Whisper White: 4″ x 5 1/4″
1. First you place and stamp Mama Duck and the babies on Whisper White using Memento stamp pad. 2. Color Mama and the babies using Stampin’ Up! Blends. 3. The ‘welcome’ is cut from Highland Heather scrap using the Well Written Framelits Dies (bundled with the Well Said stamp set). 4. Cut out ‘baby’ from Balmy Blue scrap using the same framelits. 5. Glue words above Mama Duck and the babies using a small amount of the Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I used a toothpick to add the glue to the words. 6. Lastly, layer the Highland Heather onto the base card and then the Whisper White onto the Highland Heather. Then you too can welcome baby with ducks.
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