Just A Few

More days to get the Share What You Love bundles! Today I am sharing the cards I demonstrated in Tuesday’s Facebook Live.  I love this suite -and think you will, too!

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For this first card, I did a front pocket created with the Share What You Love Designer Series Paper.  This paper is just gorgeous!  It is also thick – so will be perfect for boxes and bags as well!

Here is a link to the PDF file with measurements:  Pocket Card

Here is the video – it is the second card:

I hope you enjoyed today’s card!  This card was made using the Gotta Have It All Bundle which is only available until May 31st.  Just click on the bundle to get the bundle that is right for you!  Please use Hostess Code 99FEA4TV when placing an order under $150 (US, prior to S/H and tax)

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Don’t forget the retiring list and the colors we are saying good-bye to:

You’ll find it all in my on-line store!

Lastly, I am offering two Paper Shares for the upcoming 2018-2019 Catalog!  Simply email me at:  teresasstampinspot@gmail.com (US residents only) if you’d like to participate!  Deadline is May 31st!

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One of the Harder Ones

….in more ways than one.  Sympathy cards are very hard for me to make – it may just be the reason for needing one, but I do tend to struggle when making this type of card.   It will be a little harder yet with the retirement of the “Thoughts and Prayers” stamp set used to make this card.

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I went with (or tried to anyway) a “starry night” sky using the Waterfront stamp set (think sand from that set).  This was stamped in Versamark and embossed with White Embossing powder.  I then sponged Crumb Cake and Old Olive ink on the bottom of the cardstock to represent the ground.  Three colors of ink were sponged for the sky – retiring colors Tempting Turquoise and Island Indigo with the final layer being Night of Navy.  I am pretty happy with how the colors blended – tho I think I could have used a few more “stars” in the top corners.

After creating the background, I stamped the tree in Basic Black Archival ink.   The sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes – another set that is retiring and that I’ll miss.  This is punched out with the Classic Label punch.  A bit of Crumb Cake ink was sponged on this piece to   soften the look of the Whisper White.

What type of card do you struggle with making?

Don’t forget, today is the last day that the following retiring colors are guaranteed for ink pads and refills.  After today, these color products will be available “while supplies last”.    Card stock is already at “while supplies last”.

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A Few Feathers

Hi! How are you?  Today I am excited to share with you the trio of cards I made using the Feather Together stamp set from the Annual Catalog.

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I just LOVE these!!  On Tuesday’s with Teresa Facebook Live, I demonstrated how to do the Baby Wipe technique and shared how to make the first and second cards in the picture above.  After the Live Demonstration, I had some feathers that I had stamped and was trying to figure out what to do with them when I came up with the third card.  All three cards use the same basic supplies and technique – but each have a little different look to them.

If you missed my Tuesday with Teresa demonstration,  here it is:

(If you’d like to enter the drawing mentioned in the video,  hop over to my Facebook page and leave a comment on the post featuring this video.)

Here’s a closer look at each card:

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For this card, the stamped feathers are attached to a Dapper Denim layer which is then scored and folded up over the bottom of the Whisper White.  I distressed the edge with my thumb nail then wrapped the Dapper Denim baker’s twine around the bottom and tied a knot.  The Smoky Slate mat is stamped with the Hardwood Stamp that was inked in Smoky Slate.  The base is Thick Whisper White cardstock.

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For this one, I just mounted the stamped panel on a Dapper Denim mat and wrapped the Baker’s Twine around three times.  The Hardwood is inked in Smoky Slate and stamped on Whisper White and my base is Smoky Slate.

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For the final card, I stamped the feathers on scrap Whisper White and fussy cut them out with Paper Snips.  The Hardwood is inked in Smoky Slate and stamped on Smoky Slate.  This is layered on Dapper Denim and the base is back to the Thick Whisper White.  The sentiment is also stamped from the Baby White to give it a variegated look to match the feather.

I am sad to see this  stamp set on the retiring list!  If you love these cards as much as I do, make sure you purchase it before it is gone for good!  Shop my on-line store with Hostess Code: WZ627AK3 by April 15th and get a FREE Tutorial featuring the Hold on to Hope Bundle!

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It’s A Double

Flap Fold!

Hi!  On Tuesday’s Facebook Live, I shared how to make this fun Double Flap Fold card.  Today, I’ll provide the measurements for how to make this card.

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First up, all the pieces you will need:

  • Base Cardstock – Basic Black –  5 1/2″ x 10″
    • – score at 4 1/4 and 8 1/2″ on 10″ side.
  • Inside layers – 2 pieces Whisper White – 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Outside Layer – Whisper White – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ and 1 3/8″ x 5 3/8″
  • Designer Series Paper – 4″ x 5 1/4″ and 1 1/4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Front Flap Base – Whisper White – 3 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ – score at 3 1/2″
  • Mat layers – 3 pieces Basic Black – 3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″
  • Whisper White – 2 pieces – 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″

You’ll find the video on my page here.  Just search for the post titled Tuesday’s With Teresa – Double Flap Fold.  It is dated March 13.

Here is a view of the inside of the base card:

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The images were stamped in Memento ink and colored with the Stampin’ Blends – Calypso Coral, Pool Party and Daffodil Delight sets.

The front flap inside looks like this:

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There are two pieces of ribbon used to tie this closed.  One piece is attached to the front of the thin flap on the base card after you have adhered the Designer Series Paper but before you attach the small card.   The second piece is attached to the inside panel of the small card before you adhere the black mat.  You can see this piece in the picture above on the right hand side.

I hope you like today’s fun fold  technique and give it a try!

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Waterfront Ice

Hi!  This morning I have a card featuring the Black Ice Technique that was developed by Melissa Kerman.  This is such a cool technique – I just love the results!

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It is a little hard to capture in pictures, but in real life, it looks like there is are thin lines of ice running down the picture.

For my card, I used the Waterfront stamp set in the Occasions Catalog.  I LOVE this set!!!  If you get nothing else from the Occasions catalog, get this set!  It is perfect for so many occasions.

Here are the steps for doing the black ice technique:

  1. Drag Basic Black Archival Ink Pad down the Silver Foil card stock – try and keep it straight to get black lines running down the card stock.
  2. Stamp your images in Basic Black Archival ink – the foil is slippery – so be careful when stamping to not have it slide.  Use a Piercing Mat under the foil to help with getting a crisp image.
  3. Let DRY!!  (You can use a heat gun to step up this process – but you want it dry!
  4. Drag the Versarmark Ink Pad down over the entire image (similar motion to what you did with the the Basic Black Archival).  Do not press down too hard – a light touch is preferred here.
  5. Sprinkle Clear Embossing Powder over the entire image.  Tap off excess.
  6. Heat set.

That is all there is to it!

Here are the dimensions for my layers:

  • Base: Basic Black – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5 1/4″ – Drag the Basic Black Archival Pad down this layer as well
  • Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 5/8″
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 1/2″
  • Silver Foil – 3 1/4 x 3 1/4″

I left room at the bottom for my sentiment.  I added the Basic Black Shimmery Ribbon beneath the Silver foil.

Such a cool look!

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A Two Pointer

Hi!  I recently came across this fold by Lisa Curcio and had to try it!  It is so easy to do and is a great way to use some of our gorgeous Designer Series Paper!

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It is called the Double Point fold!  Isn’t it fun!   It uses 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper measuring 4″ x 3″.  A great way to use up some of your Designer Paper.     Here is what you do:

  1. Score at 1″ along the 3″ side.
  2. Fold the corners furthest from the score line down to the score line.
  3. Use adhesive to hold the corners down.
  4. Attach the 1″ flap to the top and bottom of a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock.
  5. Attach the Whisper White card stock to a piece of 4 1/4 x 5 1/2″ colored card stock.
  6. Use punches or die cuts for your front focal image that is big enough to span the two points.
  7. Decorate as desired and stamp a sentiment under the focal image for the inside of the card if desired.
  8. Attach the focal image to the TOP ONLY using dimensionals.  For the cupcakes –  I used 3 dimensionals; for the bird, I could only use one.  Details on the actual cards below.

Here is a link to Lisa’s video if you’d like a visual.

For the cupcakes, I used the Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper stack.  My base colors are Lemon-Lime Twist and Berry Burst.  The colors for the “vanilla” cupcake are:  Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and So Saffron (in that order for the stamps labeled 1, 2, and 3).   I did stamp off the Crumb Cake and Sahara Sand stamps once before stamping on my paper.  I am very happy with how my cupcake turned out.

For the Lemon-Lime Twist card, I used Tranquil Tide and Lemon Lime Twist for the two colors (in that order for stamps labeled 1 and 2).  For Berry Burst, I used Berry Burst and Powder Pink in that order.   After they dried, I went over the “frosting” with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter pen.

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It sparkles more in real life than I could capture in my picture.   The sentiment is from the You Are Inspiring stamp set in the Occasions Catalog and punched out with the Duo Banner punch.   I did attach the frosting with dimensionals to the cupcake.   These were attached to a Berry Burst Lots of Labels die cut (the second largest die).

The bird is from the Petal Palette stamp set and is stamped in Memento Black ink and colored with the Daffodil Duo Blends.  Tranquil Tide is my base color and the Designer Series Paper is from the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack.  The bird is punched out with the 2″ circle punch and is layered on a 2 1/4″ Tranquil Tide circle.

I taught this fold at a workshop last week and the attendees loved it!  I’ll be doing it again at the March Madness class I am hosting on March 9.  I think it’ll be a big hit!

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In Color Blooms

Hi!  Today I am showcasing the Sale-A-Bration set Heartfelt Blooms with the 2016-2018 In Colors!

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This stamp set is just gorgeous and I had  fun using the Triple Time Stamping Technique to make these cards.  If you aren’t familiar with the technique, see below for some pictures to help you.

The 2016-2018 In Colors are retiring at the end of May.  I highly recommend stocking up on card stock and re-inkers soon!  Take advantage of Sale-A-Bration and earn FREE products while you can!

Here is a closer look at each color:

Dapper Denim:

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The ribbon for this card was colored using a sponge dauber and the Dapper Denim ink pad.  I hold one end of the ribbon with one hand and drag the ribbon across the pad pushing down with a Sponge dauber.  I then flip the ribbon over and repeat on the other side.  This Silver trimmed ribbon is just gorgeous and love that I can color it to match my card.

Emerald Envy:

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For this card, I only stamped in the two corners – leaving a little bit of white space on the card.  The ribbon was colored with the Dark Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends!  It is so easy to color AND you only need to color one side as it goes all the way through!  Not much drying time needed either!

Flirty Flamingo:

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For this card, I aligned the top edge of all three white pieces before stamping.   I didn’t add ribbon to this one as I didn’t like any of the placements I had tried.

Peekaboo Peach:

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Back to the standard panel layout for this card.  I did use the sponge dauber and ink pad technique to color this ribbon in the Peekaboo Peach ink pad.  The ribbon is a bit darker as I was having a hard time evening out the color.  I do like the contrast for it.

And lastly, Sweet Sugarplum:

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I had some fun on this one by skewing the three white panels prior to stamping.  I once again used a Stampin’ Blends marker to color the ribbon – in this case I used Light Rich Razzleberry.   I’ll be ordering more of this ribbon for sure!

Ok, so here is how to do Triple Time Stamping:

White Layers: 2 x 3 1/4″, 3 x 4 1/4″ and 4 x 5 1/4″

Lay all three layers one on top of the other like this – use a small dab of repositionable tape to hold them in place if need be.

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Stamp your image.

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You will see some white space where the image didn’t stamp due to the edges of the layers.  That is ok – as once you add the mat layers, you will not notice it.

Mat layers:  2 1/4 x 3 1/2″, 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″

Base layer: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored at  4 1/4″ on the 8 1/2″ side and folded on the score line.

Attach the top two white layers to the mat layers and then attach to each other.  Add ribbon at this point around these layers.

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Attach the largest white layer to the base card stock.

Once you have the dimensions for the stamped layers and mat layers, it is a pretty easy technique.

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Time for Valentines

Hi!  Today I am kicking off 3 Days of Valentine Treat Holders!

First up, this easy-peasy Ribbon Pull-Up treat holder!

Valentines, Love, Treat Holder, Lots to Love, Painted Love, Stampin' Up!, SU!It is amazing how quick and easy this little treat holder is to make.  All you need is a 4×6 piece of Designer Series paper, a hole punch and ribbon!  If you have a definitive pattern to your paper, you want the length to be 6″ and the height 4″.  For my holder, I used the Painted Love Specialty Designer Series Paper found in the Occasions Catalog.

Score your 4×6″ piece of paper at 1/2″ along the 6″ side.

Fold and add Tear & Tape along the 1/2″ strip and along the bottom.

Adhere the side tab and then starting at the tab end, adhere the bottom.

                  

Use a bone folder to flatten the pouch.

Punch a hole (I used a 1/4″ retired Stampin’ Up! punch) in the center of the top and run a 14″ piece of ribbon through the holes.

 

 

Place treats in pouch – using the treats to push the ribbon down into the pouch.

Tie ribbon or use a piece of Baker’s Twine to tie the ribbon together and decorate the front as desired.

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The recipient just needs to pull up on the ribbon to pull the treats out of the pouch!

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I am also offering FREE Glitter and Clear Enamel shapes with all $50 (US, prior to S/H and tax) orders placed in my on-line store using Hostess Code: AWRFCDQY through February 10th.

Lastly, all orders of $50 (US, prior to S/H and tax) also qualify for this FREE Tutorial featuring the Love You Still Stamp set through February 14th.

 

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Love Fall?

Hi! Today I am hopping with the Stamp It! Group for a Halloween/Fall themed hop!

I came across this fun and easy fold and thought I’d share it with you today for my fall card.

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I used Lovely as a Tree for my center panel giving it fall colors.  I colored directly with markers on the stamp, then used a blender pen and ink to fill in the trunk and grass.  The birds are hand drawn with a marker.   I sponged a bit of Soft Sky around the tree.   The sentiment is from One Big Meaning.  I colored the Thank You with the Cajun Craze marker so that I could omit the other words on the stamp.  The acorns are from Painted Harvest and stamped in Crumb Cake for the nut and Early Espresso for the top.

The Designer Paper on the outside is from the Painted Autumn Designer Series pack.  The inside panels are from the Wood Textures Designer Series stack.

So, how do you make the card.  Here are the directions:

  1. Base: 4 1/4″ x 8″ – score at 1 1/4″, 2 1/2″, 5 1/2″ and 6 3/4″
  2. Fold down on the 1 1/4″ and 6 3/4″ score lines and up on the other two.
  3. Designer Series Paper Panels measure 1″ x 4″.
  4. The center image panel is 2 1/2 x 3 3/4.  The Cajun Craze mat is 2 3/4 x 4″.
  5. The sentiment panel is 1″ x 5 1/4″. The Early Espresso mat is 1 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.
  6. To attach the bridge, lay the card so it is folded on the left hand side but flat on the right hand side.  See picture below.
  7. Apply Tear & Tape to just the two ends of the bridge so that the card can move and stand upright.
  8. The size of the card allows for mailing in our standard card envelopes.

I hope you like my card!

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Halloween Treats

Hi!  How are you today?  I hope doing well!  Today I have a little holder to share with you!  I saw these adorable holders designed by Kelly Acheson – here is a link to her video.  Had to give it a try for Halloween.

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Are these not the cutest?  Here is the back side of the pumpkin:

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These little guys hold 6 nuggets each!  I made a bunch of these to sell at a craft fair – I can’t wait to see how they do!

The pumpkins are stamped in Basic Black Archival ink on Pumpkin Pie card stock.  I colored the leaves with an Old Olive marker and the faces with a Basic Black marker.   The cat is actually just punched from the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper!  No stamping needed!  The moon behind the cat is a 2 1/4″ circle of Daffodil Delight.  The Designer Series Paper on both boxes is also from the Spooky Night pack and is 1/2″ by 8 3/4″ long.

I used Tear & Tape to assemble my holder.

Hope you enjoyed today’s project!

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