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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All Occasion Gold and Fresh Fig

This is the perfect card to make for any occasion! 
Use papers and colors to make it for a guy or a girl.
Stamp the appropriate sentiment on the inside and there you have it!

  •     Whisper White Card Base   Cut 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (100730) Page 85
  •     Gold Foil Cardstock Cut 4"x 5 1/4" & cut three at 1 5/8" x 2 7/8" (132622) Page 194
  •     Fresh Fig Card Stock Cut 3 3/4" x 5" (1444242) Page 184
  •     Naturally Eclectic DSP  cut pieces 1 1/2" x 2 3/4"  each (144185) Page 188 Not available after May 31, 2018
  •     Garden Trellis TIEF  (143741) Page 210
  •     Stampin Dimensionals (104430) Page 203
  •     Adhesive

  •     Emboss the piece of fresh fig cardstock and attach to the gold. Attach this to the card base
  •     Attach the small pieces of DSP to the small pieces of gold - this has a 1/16 inch     border all around
  •     Attach one small piece about 1/8" from the top and the left side
  •     Attach another small piece about 1/8" from the bottom and the right side
  •     Attach the third small piece in the center with dimensionals

Page numbers are from the 2017-2018 annual catalog.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Washi Tape Birthday - Updated

I made this card for a party recently and wanted to get it posted since most of the items on it are retiring. But I will give you a basic sketch idea and you can adapt if necessary.

However, if you want to use the same stamp set, punch, sequins and washi tapes you need to order soon. Items in red font are retiring.


A                    White Cardstock base 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"                                                                                         
B                     Daffodil Delight Cardstock middle layer -  5 1/4" x 4"                                                           
C                     White cardstock top layer 5" x 3 3/4"                                                                                         
1-3                 Washi Tapes                                                                                                                                        
Whisper White Cardstock (100730) Page 185                                                                                                 
Daffodil Delight Cardstock (119683)Page 186                                                                                                 
Berry Burst  Ink (1440830) Page 184 For Flowers and Sentiment                                                            
Washi Tape Basics 2  (144222) Page 195                                                                                                             
Washi Tape Tutti-frutti (145610) Occasions Catalog Page 29                                                                    
Tutti-frutti Adhesive-backed Sequins (145609) Occasions Catalog Page 29 for                     Flower Centers

Pansy Punch (130698) Page 207                                                                                                                          
Flower Shop Stamp Set (130939 wood or 130942 clear block) Page 28                                                
Picture Perfect Birthday Photopolymer Stamp Set (145519) Occasions Page 4                                  
                       happiest of birthdays to you was used from this set                                                            
Stamp Sentiment then place washi tapes on white card top  

Then place white top on daffodil delight piece and then attach to card base                          

Glue flowers 1 & 2 as desired over the tape

Use a dimensional to place flower 3

Place a sequin in the center of each flower

All page numbers are from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog unless otherwise noted.

Happy Paper Crafting!!

Monday, April 9, 2018

Last Chance on Retiring Products!

Out with the old to make room for the new.
Some of our favorites are retiring to make room for 
new products coming in June.

So, if you still have some products on your Wish List from the current catalogs you may want to check out the retiring lists (see below).

All retiring items are available while supplies last and will be discontinued after May 31st.

Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, retiring stamp sets will be guaranteed available until May 25.

All other products are not guaranteed and are only available while supplies last.

Don't forget that the 2016-2018 Incolors will be retiring too, so don't forget to stock up on your favorite colors in the paper and reinkers.

Here are the lists:

To get yours, go to my online store and click on Last Chance Products

Place your order using the April Hostess Code 4CPBWSQM

Enter the code under the Special Offers section of the shopping bag.

A mystery host/hostess will be selected from all orders using this code and I will send them a surprise! U.S. addresses only, please.

Be sure to check back each month for a new hostess code.

Happy Birthday Stripes

Here is a birthday card with a masculine feel. I hope you enjoy it!

  Strip A -  1 1/4" x 5 1/4"  Pool Party  (122924) Page 186
Strip B -  1 1/4" x 5 1/4"  Chocolate Chip  (102128) Page 185               
Strip C -  1 1/4" x 5 1/4"  Dapper Denim(141414) Page 184                   
Sentiment Layer 1 - 2 3/4"x 2"   Chocolate Chip         
Sentiment Layer 2 - 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" Pool Party
Sentiment Layer 3 - 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" Whisper White (100730) Page 185
Strip A is embossed with OH My Stars TIEF (143710) Page 210           
Strip B is embossed with Woodland TIEF  (139673) Page 210
Strip C is embossed with Brick Wall TIEF   (138288) Page 210
Happy Birthday  is from the Birthday Wit Stamp Set - Occasions Page 9
           (145750 Wood mount or 145753 Clear mount)
Chocolate Chip Ink (126979)  Page 185

The upper right and lower left corners of the sentiment layers were punched with a 1/4" corner rounder.

All page numbers are from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog unless otherwise noted.