Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Toile Tidings

Today's card features the Toile Christmas Bundle and Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper.  I love the cardinal in this bundle!


The patterns in the Designer Series Paper are beautiful!  For this card, I've used two different patterns in Garden Green.

Instructions

  1. Cut Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4" x 11" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper - different patterns: 4" x 1 1/2" and 4"x 3"
  3. Adhere Designer Series Paper together to make piece that is 4" x 5 1/4" using Snail.
  4. Wrap a 5" piece of ribbon over seam and adhere on back using Snail.
  5. Stamp cardinal image using Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
  6. Colour cardinal using Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blends for the body and Mango Melody Stampin' Blend Dark for the beak.
  7. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  8. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Garden Green cardstock.
  9. Cut out using banner die
  10. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  11. Adhere Glitter Enamel Dots.

If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  You can click on the supply list below to order any of these items through my online shop.  If you would like to receive a copy of the new Annual Catalogue and you don't have a demonstrator, please email me to request a copy. 




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    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    Colour Challenge - Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie and Gorgeous Grape

    Today's the day I post a colour challenge for you and a card that I made using these colours.  Today the colours are:
    Isn't this the perfect combination for Halloween?

    Here's my spooky card just in time for the trick or treaters.


    Instructions

    1. Cut Basic Black cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
    2. Cut Whisper White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
    3. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 3/4" x 5" and adhere to Whisper White cardstock using Snail.
    4. Wrap a 6" piece of ribbon around bottom of Designer Series paper and adhere to the back using Snail.
    5. Adhere to card base using Snail.
    6. Cut "Happy" and "Halloween" from Gorgeous Grape cardstock using Word Wishes dies.
    7. Adhere to a 2" x 2 3/4" piece of Whisper White cardstock.
    8. Adhere to a 2 1/4" x 3" piece of Gorgeous Grape cardstock using Dimensionals
    9. Adhere to card base using Snail.

    If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  You can click on the supply list below to order any of these items through my online shop.  If you would like to receive a copy of the new Annual Catalogue and you don't have a demonstrator, please email me to request a copy. 




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      Friday, 25 October 2019

      Can you CASE it Friday - Band Together

      Today I CASE'd (Copy and Share Everything) a card from the Annual Stampin' Up! Catalogue featuring the Band Together Bundle.


      I love this card for a couple of reasons - it's very pretty and I love the white wash technique on Crumb Cake cardstock.

      Instructions

      1. Cut Soft Suede cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
      2. Cut Crumb Cake cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
      3. Stamp the flowers in Soft Suede ink.
      4. Mix a small amount of Whisper White Craft ink (from the reinker) with water.
      5. Using an Aqua Painter, paint the inside of the flowers.
      6. Mix a small amount of Bermuda Bay ink (from the reinker) with water.
      7. Using an Aqua Painter, paint the inside of the stems
      8. Cut a 1"x 3" piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock and cut tag ends
      9. Cut 2 pieces of Linen Ribbon approximately 5" long - cut ends diagonally.
      10. Adhere to middle of card using Snail
      11. Cut a 1" x 4" piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock and cut tag ends
      12. Stamp sentiment in Whisper White Craft Ink - let dry before adhering to ensure it doesn't smudge.
      13. Adhere to card base over ribbon using Dimensionals
      14. Cut out detailed die in Crumb Cake cardstock and adhere to sentiment using Snail.
      15. Cut out a 4" x 5 1/4" piece of Very Vanilla cardstock.
      16. Stamp sentiment and flower in Soft Suede and adhere to the inside of the card using Snail.



      If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  You can click on the supply list below to order any of these items through my online shop.  If you would like to receive a copy of the new Annual Catalogue and you don't have a demonstrator, please email me to request a copy. 




        Please be sure to use the current Host Code XET262HE to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you four cards and instructions by mail as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the 4 free cards!  



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        Tuesday, 22 October 2019

        Band Together

        Today I'm sharing a card I made for an upcoming birthday.


        I love the Band Together stampset and coordinating dies.  The add the perfect amount of detailto any card.  For this card I used Designer Series Paper from the Bird Ballad Suite.


        Instructions

        1. Cut Calypso Coral cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
        2. Cut Pool Party cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
        3. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 3/4" x 5"
        4. Cut intricate band die out of a 4" x 5" piece of Pool Party cardstock
        5. Stamp sentiment in Calypso coral on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock.
        6. Stamp leaves in Pool Party over top of sentiment.
        7. Cut out oval using Die.
        8. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Pool Party cardstock
        9. Adhere band to middle of piece using Snail
        10. Adhere to the card base using Snail.
        11. Tie two Bird Ballad trinkets on a piece of Linen Thread and tie a bow.
        12. Adhere to card base using a Glue Dot
        13. Adhere sentiment to the middle of the band using Dimensionals
        14. Cut Whisper White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
        15. Stamp sentiment from Delightful Day stampset and leaves in Pool Party ink.
        16. Adhere to inside of card using Snail

        If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  You can click on the supply list below to order any of these items through my online shop.  If you would like to receive a copy of the new Annual Catalogue and you don't have a demonstrator, please email me to request a copy. 




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