Wednesday, March 31, 2010

C092 Easter

Prepare card by folding 8½ x 51/2” pale blue cardstock in half. Crease fold with a bone folder. Splatter with navy acrylic ink. Stamp bunny D.0206 page 105 on the inside, right corner of the top fold card with Vivid Ultamarine ink. Bend corner back to expose the bunny. Use a dab of glue to hold it in place. Set aside.

Make a tag from navy wallpaper. Mount on to white cardstock. Trim close. Add yarn to top of tag. Set aside.

Navy emboss bookmark P.0214 page 105. Cut apart. Apply the bunny piece to the tag. Sponge with Vivid Sky Blue ink. Adhere to the card front on an angle. Set aside.

Silver emboss two eggs 01.037.F page 5 on navy cardstock. Cut apart. Arrange in a pleasing manner to the card front.

Add button.

Make yourself a second card with the left over pieces from the bookmark stamp - see below.

First taught this class on February 28, 2007.

Monday, March 29, 2010

M170 Chick 'n Egg

Chick - 03.021.I page 18
Ball - 21.036.B page 38
Crack - H.0303 page 242

Thursday, March 25, 2010

C099 Heat Embossing as a Resist

Prepare card by folding 5” x 10” lilac cardstock in half to form a 5” square card. Set aside.

White emboss image 26.025.P page 187 on to 5 x 5” white cardstock. Direct To Paper (DTP) using colors eggplant, teal, orchid and turquoise from the Aurora petal point. Wipe with a Kleenex to remove the color from the embossed image.

Trim image close. Mount on to teal cardstock then white cardstock. Mount to center of card.

First taught this class on April 26, 2007


Tuesday, March 23, 2010

M174 Large Egg

Chick background - 03.021.I page 18

Egg - 01.073.N page 128

Friday, March 19, 2010

C065 Blue Pear

Prepare card by folding 8½ x 51/2” light blue cardstock in half. Crease fold with a bone folder. Stamp the front with 14.483.S page 291 using Versamark. Set aside.
Cut light blue cardstock 31/4 x 41/4”; cut white cardstock 31/2 x 41/2”; cut navy cardstock 4 x 5”. Cut each piece on the diagonal to form triangles. We only need one piece of each. Set aside.

Make sure you are using the right corner. Using the same stamp as above, stamp on the light blue triangle using Vivid Inky Blue ink. Mount on to the white cardstock then on to the navy cardstock. Adhere to the top right side of the card. Set aside.

Stamp the pear 09.054.H page 30 on to light blue cardstock. Trim, leaving about a ¼” border. Mount on to white cardstock then navy.

Apply eyelets to the pear panel and mount to the bottom left corner of the card using mounts.

Applying Eyelets:
Determine placement of eyelets and mark with a pencil. Punch pencil marks with a 1/8” hole punch. Insert the eyelets from the front. Place right side down on a cutting matt or a scrap of hardwood. Position the attaching tool and tap firmly with a hammer.

Stamp a phrase using Inky Blue ink to the inside and sign your work.

Decorate a purchased envelope to match.

Inspired from Stampers Sampler August/September 2001 magazine page 42.

First taught this class on February 19, 2003.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

M119 Easy Watercoloring

Stamp flower image M.0209 page 104 on watercolor paper using black Memories ink.  Outline in desired marker colors.  Using a wet paintbrush, drag the marker color towards center of flower.

Splat background - I.0243 page 146.

Phrase - 07.305.G page 228.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

M151 Rose Buds

Silver embossed image 20.016.P page 65 on plum cardstock.  Trimmed, leaving a 1/8" border.  Mounted on to silver cardstock then a plum card.

Added green glitter glue to the leaves.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

C077a Tickled Green

Prepare card by folding 8½ x 51/2” green cardstock in half. Crease fold with a bone folder. Set aside.

Cut wallpaper 51/4 x 4”. Round the corners. Cut a circle at the bottom of the wallpaper with the coluzzle. Set aside.

Gold emboss image 23.117.P page 154 on green cardstock. Glue image under the circle and trim excess cardstock away. Glue wallpaper to the card front. Set aside.

Gold emboss phrase by Art Impressions on green cardstock. Trim close and mount on to gold cardstock. Trim close and adhere to top of card.

First taught this class on March 10, 2004

Friday, March 5, 2010

M068 Asian

Magenta stamp #23.339.K page 241

PSX Terra Cotta Tapestry EP.

Received the background paper in a swap.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

C091 Happy March Birthday

Prepare card by folding 8½ x 51/2” green cardstock in half. Crease fold with a bone folder. Set aside.

Splatter two large recipe cards with dark green acrylic paint with a wet toothbrush. When dry, cut each one to 5 x 33/4” and sponge edges with black Memories. Adhere one panel to the inside of the card to stamp the phrase.  Set aside.

Cut three hearts from green wallpaper. Glue on to the white splattered panel in the shape of a shamrock. Draw a stem with a black pen. Color with a green marker. Punch two holes in the top of each heart with a thumb tac. Apply silver brads.

Stamp phrase 07.305.G page 228 at the bottom of the panel with black Memories ink. Adhere to the card front. Glue button at the base of the hearts.

Thankyou to lorie4stamps for the inspiration.

First taught this class on March 13, 2007.

Monday, March 1, 2010

M110 Happy Birthday

Brayered main image 19.033.M page 77 with kalidacolor on glossy cardstock.

Phrase 07.305.G page 228.

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