Saturday, April 17, 2010

January Play Day, Part One

We had four projects for our January Play Day. The first two projects will be in this post.


Stamps: Love You Much, Short and Sweet
Paper: Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black Classic Ink Pad, Basic Black, Real Red and Summer Sun Markers
Accessories: Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Folder, Big Shot, Frame Oval Scallop Die, Chipboard, Modern Label Punch, Word Window Punch, Dimensionals, Vintage Brads
Techniques: Dry Embossing (leaving flat oval in middle of card)

Cut Real Red cardstock (5-1/2 x 8-1/2; score at 4-1/4), Basic Black (4 x 5-1/4) and Whisper White (3-3/4 x 5). You will need scrap Whisper White and Real Red as well.

Cut Chipboard with the Frame Oval Scallop Die. Remove the oval, but leave the scallop frame in

Place Whisper White cardstock in the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder.

Multipurpose Platform, no tabs
Cutting Pad
Chipboard with Oval Out
Embossing Folder
Cutting Pad

Run through Big Shot.

Color bird image from Love You Much with markers and stamp in the center of the oval on Whisper White cardstock. Color in beak with Summer Sun.

Adhere the Whisper White cardstock to the Basic Black. Adhere to the Real Red card base with dimensionals.

Stamp words from Short and Sweet with Basic Black ink on scrap Whisper White cardstock. Punch out the words with the Word Window Punch.

Use Modern Label punch with Real Red cardstock. Adhere the white Word Window punch out to the red Modern Label punch out. Use the paper piercer to punch small hole, using mat pack, on each end of the punched out pieces. Insert Black Vintage brads. Attach the punched out piece to the card with dimensionals.

This card was inspired by a card created by Tamara Bertram on Stampin Up's Stampers' Showcase.


Stamps: Love You Much, Define Your Life
Paper: Kraft, Soft Suede, Real Red
Ink: Real Red, Basic Black
Accessories: 1-1/4" and 1-3/8" Circle Punches, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Dimensionals, Circle Scallop Punch, Scissors, Two Tag Die, Big Shot

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