Delightful Daisy DSP, Stampin’ Up!


Hi stampers!

Here are a few variations of the Double Gate Fold Peekaboo card we made at our workshop on Friday evening.

I made a video and prior blog post with full instructions if you need to know how to make it!

We also used the Eastern Beauty stamp set and as you can see, this is a totally different look then you’ve probabaly seen in samples of Eastern Palace!

 

Hope you enjoyed this share,

Until next time, Stay Crafty!

XO Rach
Supplies:

144137 Delightful Daisy DSP

143675 Eastern Beauty photopolymer stamp set

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner
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Christmas in July Blog Hop, Stampin’ Up!


Hi Stampers!

This beautiful antique style Christmas card, was incredibly easy to create, and it can also be quickly transformed to be a winter card. It could even be a sympathy or thinking of you card ,with the change of a sentiment!

It was a card idea I had in my head, and then when I started stamping it, I didn’t love it. Then I had the thought to change it to an older, vintage postcard style of card, and the magic began.

I stamped the pine trees first in the background,onto a Very Vanilla panel by inking the stamp in Pear Pizzazz, stamping off once first, then stamped the image. I stamped the smaller reindeer in Crumb Cake, and finally the larger centerpiece Reindeer in Early Espresso. I filled in the bigger deer with a blender pen and the Early Espresso ink pad, and also used those tools to add shadowing to the deer for depth of field. I sponged the edges with Early Espresso as well, but I still was not completely satisfied with the look. So I ran a small clear block along the edge of the card stock to rough it up a bit and give an aged curl.  I then used the flat side of the sponge dabbed lightly all over the front in Crumb Cake to finish the aged patina.

I am so thrilled with how this turned out, but it needed a touch of a red color to slightly brighten it, but not a bright red, so I turned to the Cherry Cobbler 1/4″ Double Stitched Ribbon to add a slight color pop. I added the ribbon to a piece of Be Merry DSP with bit of Snail Adhesive. I mounted the front panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals to give some height and visual interest. Then adhered them to a Garden Green card stock base.

I didn’t stop there, for the inside I added the Pine Boughs in Garden Green ink by stamping them first full ink, then again without reinking to fill in the negative space. I sponged the edges as well in Early Espresso, and added the sentiment in that same ink as well.

I finished the front of the card, with some tiny touches of Clear Wink of Stella. I thought it added a bit of wintery Christmas magic.

Measurements

Base: Garden Green 4 1/4″ by 11″, score at 5 1/2″

DSP layer: 4″ by 5 /14″

Very Vanilla front: 3 1/2″ by 4 1/2″

Inside Very Vanilla panel: 4″ by 5 1/4″

So, what do you think? I am really pleased and think I may actually use this design as my family Christmas card…….well, until I get ahold of the 2017 Holiday Catalog I suppose 😉

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!!

XO Rach

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Supplies

144406 Nature Sings clear mount stamp set

144111 Be Merry Designer Series Paper

101650 Very Vanilla  card stock

102584 Garden Green card stock

126973 Garden Green ink pad

131180 Pear Pizzazz ink pad

126975 Crumb Cake ink pad

126974 Early Espresso ink pad

144117 Cherry Cobbler 1/4″ Stitched Ribbon

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Bridge Fold Card, Stampin’ Up!

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Hi Stampers!

Today I will share this really cool version of the bridge fold card with you. I am a little sad, I did a You Tube LIVE last night and it didn’t save! 😦 I am so bummed, but I will be making a new video this am, and I will put the link on here so you can watch. I made the video for a new friend of mine Diane, who asked to have a video so she could better understand the “bridge” part of the card, and I totally got carried away with the Flamingos in this set and thought it was just super cool!!

Here are the instructions:

You will need a 4 1/4″ by 8″ piece of card stock to make this, which is awesome in itself, since you can make two of these from one sheet of 8 1/2″ by 11″ card stock! That is a bonus in my book 🙂

You will score on the 8″ side at: 1 1=4″, 2 1/2″, 5 1/2″, 6 3/4″

Then you will need some pieces to decorate your card, you can use DSP if it is easier or you’re in a hurry ( that happens to me…..ALOT!!)

(1)  1″ by 5 3/8″ for the bridge piece

( 2 or 4 depending on how you decorate) 1″ by 4″ for the side panel strips

(1) 2 7/8″ by 4 1/8″ for the base, I used Glossy Paper

Shimmer White scraps for the  Flamingo and the sentiment piece ( gave it extra sparkle)

You can see the full video for better instructions on how to place your bridge, but you can either put it over or under your side decorative strips.

I also attached the Flamingo with dimensional to give it more pop and 3D value.

This will fit into a standard envelope, since it does fold down flat, and it will pop back up once removed.

A few tips:

Remember when stamping on Glossy Paper to stamp straight up and down, DO NOT WIGGLE THE STAMP or it will smear and blur.

You also need to give the Glossy Paper more time to dry, so you may want to do that first and set it aside while you make your base card.

More is more on this “diorama-style” type of card, it will make it more interesting to your  recipient!

Hope you like it as much as I do!

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

Supplies:

143758 Fabulous Flamingo stamp set

105119 Always Artichoke card stock

144240 Glossy White card stock

101910 Shimmery White card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

126973 Garden Green ink pad

144086 Lemon Lime Twist ink pad

131181 Soft Sky ink pad

126982 Pool Party ink pad

144084 Powder Pink ink pad

141397 Flirty Flamingo ink pad

126986 Island Indigo ink pad

144085 Tranquil Tide ink pad

103579 Paper Snips

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

122334 Simply Scored

102300 Bone Folder

129026 Fast Fuse Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

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Sticky Note Holder, Stampin’ Up!

Hi Stampers!

Here are the instructions to make these awesome little sticky note holders.

You will need some 12 x 12 card stock of your choice for the background. You could even use DSP but it may be a bit flimsier, so I would use it to decorate with instead!

Base : 5 3/4″ x12″

You will score along the 12″ side at 2″, 2 1/2″, 6″, 9 1/2″, 10 1/2″, 11 1/2″

rotate the card stock 90*

you will score on the 5 3/4″ side at 1/2″, 1″, 4 3/4″, 5 1/4″

you will need to trim out some of the card stock along the long side, which is best seen by watching the video for full instructions.

Fold on all score lines and burnish with the bone folder to get strong creases that will hold your project more upright.

You will add adhesive to the two tabs to fold in and form the note holder portion and the bottom tab to make the project stand upright, again these are best seen in the full video.

Then you will attach the DSP you’ve chosen to decorate this.

You will need two pieces: one will be 3 5/8″ by 3 3/8″ and another piece 3 5/8″ by 1 7/8″.

I have decorated this numerous different ways, but in the version, I stamped the sentiment and then flagged the end with the Banner Triple Punch and attached it at a slight angle!

 

Hope you enjoy making this in the very near future:)

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

 

Supplies:

143758 Fabulous Flamingo stamp set

124267 Basic Black card stock 12 x 12

144155 Coffee Break DSP

100730 Whisper White card stock

126973 Garden Green ink pad

126974 Early Espresso ink pad

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

122334 Simply Scored

102300 Bone Folder

129026 Fast Fuse Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

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Happiest of Days, Stampin’ Up! 

Hi stampers. I wanted to share this lovely card I created for my brothers’ birthday. I think the color scheme is just so beautiful. I love the added deprh with the marker splatter and sequins. 

This is a new stamp set on page 70 in the 2017-18 Annual Catalog. It is such a simple one to use and has three really wonderful and versatile sentiments. 

I hope you’ll take another look at this when you’re placing your next order! It will not disappoint ☺️. Birthdays, Weddings you could even stamp the vine and rose for a thinking of you or sympathy card. 

Let me know what you stamp next, or what you’d like me t create for you!

Until next time, 

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

Sizzix Adhesive, Stampin’ Up! 

Hi stampers! Just a few pretty examples of how to use the Sizzix adhesive strips that I am SUPER happy Stampin’ Up! has decided to start carrying. If you haven’t seen them, they’re now available on page 203 in the new 2017-18 Annual Catalog. They make attaching tiny or thin cutouts a breeze. Get yourself some and see how they change yor crafting. 

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

Xo Rach