February 28, 2016

YOU'VE GOT THIS EASEL CARD FUN FOLD

Easel cards are so fun to make and fairly simple.  They just require one extra fold.  I will be doing a video on this next week that will be featured in my Weekly Newsletter on Wednesday.  If you have not already subscribed to my newsletter and would like to receive them, please subscribe on the right side of this blog.



I first stamped the image with our new Archival Black Ink on Shimmery White Card Stock.  I watercolored the image with Watermelon Wonder and Pear Pizzazz Ink on our Shimmery White Card Stock.  If you have not yet tried our Shimmery White Card Stock, you are missing out.  It is wonderful for watercoloring.  It also is true to it's name.  It has a beautiful shimmer to the paper.


This card also folds flat for easy mailing.  As you can see on the inside, I opted now to watercolor the image.  I like the look and hope you do too!


DIMENSIONS:

Card Base:    4-1/4 x 11, scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2 (Whisper White)
1st layer:       5-1/2 x 4-1/4 (Whisper White)
2nd layer:      5-1/4 x 4 (Watermelon Wonder)
3rd layer:       5 x 3-3/4 (Whisper White embossed with Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder)
4th layer:       3 x 4-1/8 (Watermelon Wonder)
5th layer:       2-3/4 x 3-7/8 (Basic Black on dimensionals)
6th layer:       2-5/8 x 3-3/4 (Stamped image on Shimmery White)

Inside:
1st layer:       5-1/4 x 4 (Watermelon Wonder)
2nd layer:      5 x 3-3/4 (Whisper White with stamped image)
3rd layer:       3-3/4 x 1-1/4 (Watermelon Wonder on dimensionals)
4th layer:       3-1/2 x 1 (Whisper White with stamped sentiment)

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February 26, 2016

A NICE CUPPA CLASS AND FREEBIE FRIDAY

CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT

A NICE CUPPA CLASS



 
This class features the A Nice Cuppa Stamp Set and the Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper.

It includes the tea bag dispenser and three cards.  As well as lined envelopes.

I am offering this class on two different dates:

Monday, February 29 at 6:00 p.m.
or
Saturday, March 5 at 11:00 a.m.

Class fee $35 

TO RSVP click here.

Please bring to class scissors, adhesive, dimensionals, bone folder and glue dots.

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FREEBIE FRIDAY

It's Friday so the Freebie Friday question of the day is:
What is your favorite type of card, simple or stepped up?

Let a comment at the bottom of this post by noon on Sunday, February 28, 2016.  I will pull one name at random to win a great prize.  The winner will be announced on my blog Sunday evening.

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February 25, 2016

HEARTFELT SYMPATHY

Sympathy cards are not my favorite card to make, but unfortunately they are necessary.  I kept it simple but I think elegant.



I used the Heartfelt Sympathy stamp set and paired it with Pink Pirouette card stock, ribbon and designer series paper.  This design would be very pretty in Soft Sky as well.  

I always like to finish the inside of the card.  I used another sentiment from the same stamp set and added a 1/4" strip of Silver Foil sheets.  


Project Recipe:
  • Card base is Whisper White CS cut at 8-1/2 x 5-1/2, scored at 4-1/4.
  • First layer is Pink Pirouette CS cut at 5-1/4 x 4.  Adhere to card base.
  • Second layer is Whisper White 5 x 3-3/4 embossed with Fluttering Embossing Folder.  Adhere to first layer.
  • Add strip of Pink Pirouette DSP 1 x 5 and flagged at one end.  Adhere to card.
  • Stamp image on Whisper White 3-3/8 x 2-5/8 with VersaMark and emboss with silver embossing powder.  Adhere to a piece of Pink Pirouette CS 3-1/2 x 2-3/4.
  • Add dimensionals to the back and adhere to the card.
  • Add bow and rhinestone.
Inside of card:
  • First layer is Pink Pirouette CS cut at 5-1/4 x 4.  Adhere to inside of card.
  • Second layer is Whisper White CS cut at 5 x 3-3/4.  Stamp image with VersaMark and emboss with silver embossing powder.  Add a silver strip 1/4 x 5 and adhere to card.

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February 24, 2016

MEDITERRANEAN ACHIEVERS BLOG HOP


Welcome to this month's Mediterranean Achiever's Blog Hop!!  I was happy to hear that this month's theme was "One for the Guys".  Many of us struggle with masculine cards, so I hope you hop along this blog hop and get inspired!!



I chose Lost Lagoon and Crumb Cake for today's card.  I think it works well with our By the Tide stamp set.

Here are a few other looks:



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February 23, 2016

FEBRUARY 2016 MONTHLY SCRAPBOOK CLUB

Valentine's Day was the theme for this month's Scrapbook Club.  Melon Mambo and Soft Sky were my color choices paired with Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up's Have a Cuppa stack.


The Decorative Dots and Happy Heart Embossing Folders give added texture to the pages.




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February 22, 2016

FREEBIE FRIDAY WINNER

CONGRATS KELLY SCHUDI!!

You are the winner of the blog candy for Freebie Friday, February 19th!

Here is Kelly's comment:

Anything 3d.

Kelly, please email me at juliegmi@aol.com by Tuesday, February 23rd with your address to receive your blog candy.


February 20, 2016

MONTHLY SCRAPBOOK CLUB

This is a two page layout I created during my last round for my Monthly Scrapbook Club.  Originally, it was for a New Year's Day layout.  After looking at it, I think it would be great for a graduation as well.

The colors I chose were Night of Navy, Smokey Slate and Silver Glimmer.


Here is another look:




My club meets the 4th Monday of every month.  We would love to have you join us if you are local to Canton, MI.  If not, I offer my club by mail.  Please email me if you would like more information.

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February 19, 2016

FREEBIE FRIDAY AND FEBRUARY 2016 PAPER PUMPKIN VIDEO

Every Friday until further notice, I am offering a FREEBIE just for commenting on my blog.  Think of it as BLOG CANDY!!

TODAY'S QUESTION IS:

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE A VIDEO TUTORIAL ON?

Now it is up to you.  Just leave a comment at the bottom of this post by 5:00 Sunday, February 21, 2016 EST.  I will select one comment at random and announce it on my blog.  Good Luck!!



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February 18, 2016

BIRTHDAY BLOOMS STAINED GLASS TECHNIQUE VIDEO

Another Birthday Blooms card for you, this time featuring the stained glass technique.  I enjoy working with embossing powder because it gives the image a very polished look.  The stained glass technique partnered with embossing powder, is just a bonus.




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February 17, 2016

FRIENDS & FLOWERS POCKET CARD

I featured this whimsical Pocket Card in my newsletter today.  It features Stampin' Up's Friends & Flowers Stamp Set.


It is a fun fold card that doubles as a gift card holder.  

This is what the insides looks like.


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February 15, 2016

HELLO LIFE FOR GLOBAL DESIGN PROJECT #GDP023

The theme this week for the Global Design Project is BALLOONS!!  When I think of balloons, I smile.  A celebration is not a celebration without balloons.



For this challenge I decided to do a fun fold as well.  The card base is cut at 5-1/2 x 6-7/8 and scored at 4-1/4 on the long side.



The colors I used are Wisteria Wonder and Silver Foil.  The balloons and sentiment are stamped in VersaMark and heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder.

Here is a look at the inside:



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February 9, 2016

HONEYCOMB HAPPINESS FOR GLOBAL DESIGN PROJECT

I created this card today for the Global Design Project #GDP022.  It is a sketch challenge.  Here is the sketch.


I think this sketch is perfect for our little chick in the Honeycomb Happiness Stamp Set.  What do you think?


Here is another look and one from the inside as well.



JULIE'S TIPS:

  • Use Watercolor paper when using Aqua Painters so that it holds up to the water.
  • I framed the chick with the largest "ticket" framelit for the Tags & Labels set and elevated it with an additional one in the opposite direction.
  • Happy Easter is stamped on a strip of DSP from our Sale-A-Bration Catalog called Perfectly Artistic.  It is stamped with VersaMark and heat set with Gold Embossing Powder.
  • Add a scalloped strip of So Saffron created from the Cutie Pie Thinlits collection.
  • Finally, add an 1/8" strip of Gold Glimmer Paper for the finishing touch!!

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February 7, 2016

WELCOME WORDS FOR BABY EASEL CARD!!

Today I have a sweet little baby card for you.  I wanted to keep it neutral so that it would be suitable for a girl or a boy.  It is a fun fold as well.



I started with Watercolor Paper and stamped the "Welcome" image with VersaMark and heat set with Silver Embossing Powder.  

I used the Aqua Painters and watercolored with reinkers in Soft Sky, So Saffron and Pear Pizzazz.

The "Little Sunshine" sentiment is from the Hello Stamp Set.  It is a free set from our Sale-a-Bration catalog.




Here is a look from the side.  



STAMPINGALA TIPS:
  • Card base is 8-1/2 x 5-1/2, scored at 2-1/8 and 4-1/4.
  • Fold in half on the 4-1/4 score line.  Fold the 2-1/8 score line in the opposite direction.
  • Adhere a piece oTORf Very Vanilla CS 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 to the 2-1/8 portion of the card base to create the easel.

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