Oh, how I love Blackberry Bliss although I did call it Blackberry Mess last week at class
since it seems to travel all over the place when we are using it…LOL.
I used the die with the lovely floral design.
I simply used the one die above to cut out the flower and
then another die below to cut out the bottom around the leaves to get a free standing flower.
I also die cut Mossy Meadow leaves and adhered them to the Blackberry Bliss leaves to give the contrast.
The Layered Leaves embossed panel sets the stage for the card. To jazz up the focal image,
I embossed the sentiment in gold, added a vellum stitched oval, a scalloped gold foil border, and scattered some gold sequins.
The Wood Textures DSP with the Gold Metallic Edged Ribbon gives the card a shabby chic feel,
don’t you think?
Simple stamped images finish off the inside of the card:)
Wednesday is the new day I plan to post my videos-
the middle of the week works well with my crazy life
and hopefully it will be a mid-week surprise for you!
To start off the fun, I have a video tutorial for you to make a portrait style
Peek thru the Middle card using the beautiful Frosted Floral Suite and the Treat Time Stamp Set.
I used the Treat Time Stamp Set to do the sentiment. It’s a great set with so many greetings!
The little dots of Pineapple Punch come from the Hearts Come Home Stamp Set.
Here is one I did with another sentiment from Treat Time.
Card Base: Tranquil Tide 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ on the 11″ side, slide to the left so the score line is at 1-3/4″and cut. Now, cut the piece that falls off to 2-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ for the bottom of the card.
Focal stamped rectangle: Tranquil Tide Border 2-1/4″ x 4-1/4″,
Whisper White stamped panel: 2″ x 4″
DSP on top: 1-1/2″ x 4″, DSP on bottom 2″ x 4″
Whisper White for flowers/thistle: 2″ x 4″
Vellum: 2″ x 3″
I hear some people have spotted snow flurries already, can you believe that?
Well, today, all of you are going to see snowflakes…
I used the Beautiful Blizzard Bundle to make this Clean and Simple card that is a “winter” card.
It can be sent as soon as the flurries fly!
It would make a great birthday card or encouragement card, don’t you think?
I designed this card with a larger border around the stamped panel.
The card base front is 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″, the Bermuda Bay is 4″ x 5-1/4″,
then I skipped the next layer (that would be 3-3/4″ x 5″)
and finished it off with the white stamped panel of 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″.
The 4″ x 5″ die is super cool- pun intended. You get a blizzard of snowflakes with a one run through the Big Shot.
I have a video for you today using the Flourish Filigree Stamp Set and the Pretty Label Punch.
I loved how Judy May placed a little bit of ribbon off the bottom of the tag on one of her cards.
I was inspired to do the same, doesn’t it add so much to the card?
Below is the Real Red/Silver version in landscape position but with the stamp in the same place on the Stamparatus.
I made up a few different versions but only had to get the stamp placement done once on the Stamparatus!
Here is the Thank You card I did for my mother-in-law’s passing last month.
Measurements for all three cards:
Card Base for the Red and the Elegant Eggplant 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ on 8-1/2″ side and the Card Base for the Black/Gold 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ on the 11″
The next layer in from the card base is 4″ x 5-1/4″(gold/silver/eggplant)
The stamped panel is 3-1/2″ x 5″
Today is my mom’s birthday, and the image on this card is so fitting.
We had a milk can my mom refurbished way back when I was a kiddo.
It sat in a corner of the kitchen, and it was the “extra” chair pulled up when we needed it.
I sent my mom her birthday card over the weekend, and then made this card on Monday.
Now, I wish I had made this into her birthday card! She would have gotten a kick out of it:)
I used the new Tin Tile Embossing Folder for the Smoky Slate background panel.
I then sponged it lightly with Basic Gray ink.
I used the my Stampin’ Blends- Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, and Crumb Cake.
Of gosh, I missed two little green leaves on the image…will have to fix that!
Of course, I ran the image through the Subtle Embossing Folder- my favorite technique!
It’s just the perfect way to add a little something to finish off a card.
I even did something on the inside- ask my girls, I always forget to finish off the inside on class cards…lol.