Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Card of the Week - January 18, 2011

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Card of the Week
January 18, 2011

The majority of my cards and projects are designed to be very quick and easy to make and will need little to no instructions other than dimensions.  I have provided a list of products that I commonly use at the bottom. 



Materials needed:

Cardstocks: Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla, Melon Mambo
Inks:   Melon Mambo
Punches: Eyelet Border, Scallop Oval, Large Oval, Heart to Heart
Embellishments: Pretty in Pink grosgrain ribbon
Stamp Sets: Teeny Tiny Wishes

Additional materials:  Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Folder, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Dimensionals, sponge wedge

Instructions:

Base of card: Pretty in Pink (8 ½” x 5 ½” – folded in ½)
2nd layer:  Very Vanilla 3 ½” x 5 ¼” (sponged edges with Melon Mambo)
                5” long strips punched from Melon Mambo with the Eyelet Border Punch
3rd layer: 
  • I ran scraps of Melon Mambo and Pretty in Pink through the Big shot using the Perfect Polka Dots folder.
  • I punched some hearts using the Heart to Heart Punch.
  • In the 2 bottom corners, I adhered a long heart (Pretty in Pink), then using a Dimensional, I adhered a Melon Mambo heart on top of the Pretty in Pink going the opposite direction.
  • At the top I adhered a Melon Mambo medium heart and attached a Pretty in Pink bow on top.
  • For the center:
    •  I punched a Scallop Oval from Melon Mambo and pierced a hole in each scallop using the Mat Pack and Paper Piercer
    • I punched an Oval from Pretty in Pink after stamping “Happy Valentine’s Day” in Melon Mambo.  I sponged the edges of the oval with Melon Mambo. 
    • I adhered the oval to the scallop then using Dimensionals, I attached it to the center of the card. 
  • I scattered 3 small hearts around






Stampin’ Up! Products Used:
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Cardstocks (8 ½” x 11”) - $6.95 for 24 sheets     Except – Very Vanilla and Whisper White - $8.50 for 40 sheets
Classic Inks:   $5.95 each
Craft Inks:   $7.50 each


Cardstocks - Pretty in Pink(100459), Very Vanilla (101650), Melon Mambo (#115320)
Inks - Melon Mambo  (#115656)
Punches: Eyelet Border (#119853  $15.95), Scallop Oval (#119856  $16.95), Large Oval (#119855  $15.95), Heart to Heart (#119881  $16.95)
Embellishments: Pretty in Pink grosgrain ribbon  (109032  $4.95)
Stamp Sets: Teeny Tiny Wishes (#115370  $36.95)  set of 24 stamps – wood mount

Additional materials:  Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Folder (#117335  $7.95), Mat Pack  (#105826  $9.95), Paper Piercer (#116631  $3.50), Dimensionals (104430  $3.95), sponge wedge


For a list of products and Resources I commonly use see my "Resources" tab at the top of the page. 









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