Monday, February 14, 2011

Card of the week - February 14, 2011

Card of the Week
Date: 2/14/2011

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: Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla
Inks:   Cherry Cobbler
Punches: Heart to Heart, Scallop Oval, Large Oval, corner rounder
Embellishments: Ribbons (discontinued)
Stamp Sets: Teeny Tiny Wishes

Additional materials:  Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dot Folder, Dimensionals


Base of card: Chocolate Chip (5 ½” x 8 ½”…..scored at 4 ¼”)
2nd layer:  Very Vanilla – 4” x 5 ¼” (edges sponged with Cherry Cobbler)
·        Cut a piece of ribbon 6” long, adhere towards the top with ends to the 
·        Adhere piece of Very Vanilla to base of card
·        Cut a 4” piece of ribbon and tie a bow in the center of the above mentioned ribbon.
3rd layer: 
  • Cherry Cobbler – 4” x 1 ¾” (corners rounded)
                                        2 1/8” x ¾” (for Ribbon Wave)
  • Very Vanilla – 1 ½” x 3 ¾” (corners rounded)
                              Sponge edges with Cherry Cobbler ink
                              Adhere to 4” x 1 ¾” piece of Cherry Cobbler (from above)
  • In Cherry Cobbler ink, stamp “Happy Anniversary” from the Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp set onto a piece of Very Vanilla cs, punch out with Large Oval Punch, sponge edges with Cherry Cobbler
  • From Chocolate Chip cs –
    • Punch 1 Scallop Oval. 
    • Using Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, pierce a hole in center of each scallop. 
      • Adhere “Happy Anniversary” to the center.
      • Using Dimensionals, adhere “Happy Anniversary” to the center of the 1 ½” x 3 ¾” piece of Very Vanilla.
    • Punch out 2 sets of hearts using the Heart to Heart Punch. 
      • Optional: Lay them in the Perfect Polka Dot Folder and run through the Big Shot
    • Adhere long hearts to either side of “Happy Anniversary”
  • Ribbon Wave –  to attach to the 2 1/8” x ¾” piece of Cherry Cobbler - watch this video for better instructions – Dawn’s Stamping Thoughts – Ribbon Wave  (I watch a lot of her videos….she is my favorite!)
    • After completing the Ribbon Wave, adhere Cherry Cobbler piece (with Ribbon Wave) to the bottom center of your card.
    • Using Dimensionals, adhere the medium sized hearts to either side.
  • Cut a piece of Very Vanilla (sponge edges with Cherry Cobbler) to adhere to the inside for journaling. 

1 comment:

  1. This is a very cute card! Now following you via SC #342...hope you'll return the favor when you get a chance.


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