Wednesday, December 7, 2011

December Stamp Class

I'm teaching a class in December at our local library.  These are the cards we will be making:

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Materials Needed:

Paper - Real Red, Wild Wasabi, Daffodil Delight, Chocolate Chip and Very Vanilla
Ink - Real Red, Whisper White
Stamp:  Teeny Tiny Wishes
Punches- Modern Label, Word Window, Star
Big Shot - Perfect Polka Dot Folder and Scalloped Heart of Hearts Sizzlet


Real Red (base) 4 1/4" x 11"; score at 5 1/2"
Very Vanilla - cut 4" x 5 1/4"; run through the Big Shot with the Perfect Polka Dot Folder
                       Stamp "Merry Christmas" with Real Red and punch out using the Word Window Punch
                       Cut a piece 3 1/2" x 4" (I brushed the edges with Real Red ink) to adhere to the inside for          
Wild Wasabi - Cut out 3 hearts with the Scalloped Heart of Hearts Sizzlet
                       Cut 1 with the Modern Label Punch
Daffodil Delight - Punch 1 star
Chocolate Chip - Punch 1 with Word Window for trunk

Cut a piece of Real Red ribbon 5 1/4" long.  Adhere to the back of the Very Vanilla about 1/2" - 3/4" from the top.

Adhere "Merry Christmas" to the Wild Wasabi Modern Label punch; adhere those to the ribbon

Brush the edges of the hearts, star and trunk with Whisper White ink.  

Assemble the tree and adhere to the card.

Materials Needed:

Paper:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Melon Mambo
Ink:  Chocolate Chip
Ribbon:  Melon Mambo
Stamp:  Tiny Teacup
Punches:  Large Scallop Circle, Corner Rounder
Extras: Dimensionals, glue dots


Chocolate Chip:  Cut base 4 1/4" x 11"; score at 5 1/2"
                           Cut 1:  2 3/4" x 4" (round the corners)

Very Vanilla: 4" x 5 1/4"; sponge with Chocolate Chip ink and brush around the edges
                     3 1/2" x 4" (brushed with Chocolate Chip) adhere to inside for journaling.

Adhere Very Vanilla to base

I used a small piece of Melon Mambo card stock that I had on hand to center on the Chocolate Chip piece with rounded corners. If you don't have any, you can use a piece of ribbon.
Adhere 2 3/4" x 4" Chocolate Chip to the Very Vanilla

Stamp the Tiny Teacup in Chocolate Chip on Very Vanilla, then punch with the Large Scallop Circle Punch; brush the edges with Chocolate Chip and adhere to card. I used dimensionals to give it some depth.

Tie a bow with Melon Mambo ribbon and adhere to the center top.  I used a glue dot.

Materials Needed:

Paper:  Pretty in Pink, Whisper White
Ink:  Pretty in Pink
Ribbon:  Pretty in Pink
Punches: Scallop Oval, Large Oval
Stamp:  Family Phrases
Big Shot
Heart Folder from Paper Studio
Mat Pack
Paper Piercer


Base:  Pretty in Pink 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Whisper White: 4" x 5 1/4"; run through Big Shot with heart folder, brush edges with Pretty in Pink
Attach a piece of Pretty in Pink ribbon about 3/4" from the top (do not adhere in the center so you can tie your bow)

Punch 1 Scallop Oval from Pretty in Pink; using Paper Piercer and Mat Pack, pierce a hole in each scallop

Stamp "Happy New Baby" in Pretty in Pink on Whisper White; punch out using Large Oval Punch

Attach white oval to scallop oval

Attach ovals to center of card with dimensionals.

Cut a piece of Whisper White 3 /12" x 4", brush edges with Pretty in Pink; adhere to inside for journaling. 

I had a last minute change on design #2 for stamp class.

Materials Needed:

Paper:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Melon Mambo
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo
Ribbon:  Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo
Big Shot
Square Lattice Folder
Extra Large Scallop Circle Punch


Base:  Chocolate Chip - 4 1/4" x 11; scored at 5 1/2"
1st layer - Very Vanilla - 4" x 5 1/4"; sponge edges with Chocolate Chip; sponge dab the front; adhere to base
2nd layer - Chocolate Chip - 3 1/2" x 3 3/4"; adhere to 1st layer
3rd layer - Melon Mambo 3" x 3 1/4"; Run through Big Shot with Square Lattice Folder; Attach piece of Chocolate Chip ribbon to center before adhering to layer #2 (I would use sticky strip on this layer)
Scallop Circle - Stamp "teacup" on Very Vanilla then punch with Scallop Circle Punch; sponge edges with Chocolate Chip.  Using stylus, put a Melon Mambo dot in the center of each scallop.  Attach with a couple of dimensionals. 
Attach Melon Mambo bow to top
Inside:  Very Vanilla - 3 1/2" x 4 1/4"; sponge edges with Chocolate Chip.  Adhere for journaling
Which is your favorite?



  1. Welcome back to the crafts blog hop! I love the cards, particularly the coffee cup! I wish i had time to do my own cards, they are full of love! I just realized i was not following you, my bad! I am now a new follower, hopefully you can follow back if you like my blog! See you next weekend at the hop!

  2. Such beautiful cards Kelly! Have fun teaching your class!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success


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