Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Card of the Week - January 25th, 2011

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Card of the Week
Date:  January 25, 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: Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Inks:   Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip
Punches: Scallop Oval, Large Oval, Scallop Circle
Embellishments: Very Vanilla ribbon, Chocolate Chip button
Stamp Sets: Family Phrases

Additional materials:  Ecru thread, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots folder, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, glue dot

Instructions:

Base of card: Cherry Cobbler  (5 ½” x 4 ¼” – folded in half)
2nd layer:  Very Vanilla  (5 ¼” x 4”) – sponged edges with Chocolate Chip
3rd layer:  Chocolate Chip (5” x 3 ¾”)  - ran through the Big Shot using the Perfect Polka Dots folder

  • Adhere 2nd layer to base of card
  • Cut a piece of Very Vanilla ribbon 4 ¼  - adhere ends to back of card
  • Cut a piece of Very Vanilla ribbon 3 ½” – use to tie bow in previous attached ribbon
  • Punch:
    • 1 – Scallop Oval from Cherry Cobbler
    • 1 – Scallop Circle from Cherry Cobbler
  • Using the Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, pierce a hole in the center of each scallop of the Scallop Oval
  • Stamp “Happy Birthday” on Very Vanilla with Chocolate Chip ink and punch out with the Large Oval Punch – sponge edges with Chocolate Chip – adhere to Scallop Oval
  • Place a Glue Dot in the center of the back of the Scallop Circle
    • Using ecru colored thread, place the end on the glue dot
    • As you run the thread between the scallops, attach the thread to the glue dot
    • Once you’ve finished, cut the thread, attaching the end to the glue dot
  • Thread 2 or 3 rounds of thread through the center of the button, adhere to center of Scallop Circle using 2 glue dots or Sticky Strip
  • Adhere the 3rd layer (chocolate chip) on top of the 2nd layer (Very Vanilla)
  • Adhere “Happy Birthday” in upper right hand corner
  • Adhere  your scallop circle to the bottom left hand corner of your card using Sticky Strip
  • Add a piece of Very Vanilla to the inside of the card for journaling.  (I sponged the edges of mine with Chocolate Chip)



As always, if you have any questions, feel free to contact me.  


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