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Just Add Text - You're So Beautiful Tutorial

Simple can be so beautiful!  

Create a unique border on your cards buy embossing just a section of your card. You can emboss the outside edge, top or bottom, depending on how the card is cut.  The new Chevron Ribbon, perfectly placed below the greeting finishes off this clean and simple card for today's free tutorial.  

I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for those that would like to download and save this project for a later day. 

Don't forget to check out my Project PDF Tutorial Library for more project tutorials that feature complete card collections and fancy folds.  Click HERE to view the library. 

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Supplies:

  • Stamps – Just Add Text (#143931 wood, #143934 clear)
  • Paper – Thick Whisper White Cardstock #140272
  • Ink –Basic Black Archival #140931
  • Other - Old Olive 3/8" Mini Chevron Ribbon #144196, Big Shot #143263, Fluttering Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #139304, Watercolor Pencils #141709, Tear & Tape Adhesive #138995           

Measurements:

  • Thick Very Vanilla Cardstock – 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 5 ½” and folded in half
  • Ribbon – 13”

Instructions:

  1. Place the embossing folder on ¼ of the bottom of the card front and emboss using the Big Shot. TIP: Be careful not to allow the card base to shift as you emboss it. If it shifts slightly at the top, the ribbon will hide it.
  2. Stamp the greeting using black ink, about ¾” above the embossed area, allowing space for the ribbon.
  3. Color in the image using the Watercolor Pencils (Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie).
  4. Place a small strip of Tear & Tape horizontally between the embossed area and the stamped greeting to hold the ribbon in place. Wrap the ribbon around the card and finish by tying a knot in the front as shown. Trim the ribbon ends if necessary 

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Lovely Wood Words Tutorial

There's still time!

Join us for June's edition of Studio Stamps in the Mail.  This month's packet includes the Mixed Drinks stamp set, NEW Berry Burst ink pad, Crushed Curry ink pad, free pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards; 2 each of 4 different designs (one is a fancy fold!), embellishments, envelopes plus a video and PDF tutorial so you can stamp along with me from home.  Ordering ends June 18th.

Watch the short introduction video to see the stamp set and the cards included by clicking HERE or on the picture above.

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Gold Foil can turn the ordinary into extraordinary!  

Today's free project tutorial includes the use of the new Lovely Words Thinlits.   A simple die cut layered over an image can be just that extraordinary.  

I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for those that would like to download and save this project for a later day. 

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Supplies:

  • StampsWood Words (143928)
  • Paper – Calypso Coral (122925); Basic Black (121045); Whisper White (100730); Gold Foil Sheets (132622)
  • Ink – Basic Black Archival (140931)
  • Other – Big Shot (143263); Lovely Words Thinlits (143733); Sweet & Sassy Framelits (141707); Gold 1/4" Natural Trim (141484); Subtles Stampin’ Write Markers (131263); Fine-Tip Glue (138309)

Measurements:

  • Calypso Coral (base): 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", folded in half
  • Basic Black (layer): 4” x 5 1/4"
  • Whisper White (layer): 3 3/4" x 5”
  • Gold Foil: 3” x 3 1/2" to die cut
  • Ribbon: 10”

Instructions:

  1. Adhere the Basic Black layer to the card base.
  2. Stamp the floral image on the Whisper White layer using the black ink. Color in the flowers using the Calypso Coral marker. Color in the leaves using the Pear Pizzazz marker.
  3. Wrap the ribbon around the Whisper White layer, ending with a knot in the front as shown. Adhere this layer to the Basic Black layer.
  4. Die cut the “Lovely” Thinlit using the Gold Foil. Die cut the outer heart using the appropriate size from the Sweet & Sassy (heart) Framelits. Adhere die cut out over the top of the Whisper White layer using Fine-Tip Glue. Let dry.

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The Grain of One Wild Ride

Mark your calendar for this Sunday, June 11th at 8PM EST - 5PM PST - 6PM MST - 7PM CST!  

I will be LIVE on my Facebook page HERE with a demonstration, tips and interactive fun. Join me - it's FREE!

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The weather is perfect for being outside.  Here in Florida we have been enjoying a light breeze which makes the 90 degree temperatures bearable.  

I've seen lots of motorcycles and RV's on the roads recently. Most of the schools in our area are now on summer break and family's are enjoying the start of their vacations.

Today's tutorial is a great way to kick off the summer - and a great way for you to try out the new Wood Textures Designer Paper!  

I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for those that would like to download and save this project for a later day. 

Don't forget to check out my Project PDF Tutorial Library for more project tutorials that feature complete card collections and fancy folds.  Click HERE to view the library. 

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Supplies:

  • StampOne Wild Ride (Wood 141721), (Clear 141724)
  • Paper–Early Espresso (119686); Crumb Cake (120953); Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (144177)
  • Ink – Early Espresso (126974); Crumb Cake (126975)
  • Other - 5/8" Burlap Ribbon (141487); Best Badge Punch (140633); Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:

  • Early Espresso (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in
  • Early Espresso (layer): 2 ¼” x 4”
  • Early Espresso: scrap for badge
  • Crumb Cake (layer): 4" x 5 1/4" (cut 2, 1 will be for the inside of the card)
  • Designer Paper Stack: 2" x 3 3/4"
  • Designer Paper: scrap for badge
  • Designer Paper (inside strip) ½” x 5 ¼”
  • Ribbon: 6"

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the speckled stamp image randomly on the Crumb Cake layer using Crumb Cake ink.
  2. Adhere the raw ends of the Burlap Ribbon around the top portion of the Crumb Cake Base. Adhere this layer to the card base.
  3. Stamp the motorcycle using Early Espresso ink on the designer paper layer. Adhere it to the Early Espresso layer. Adhere the layers to the card base, positioning the image closer to the lower right corner, providing room for the badge.
  4. Stamp the badge image using Early Espresso ink on the designer paper scrap. Cut around the badge, close to the stamped outline.
  5. Punch a badge using Early Espresso scrap. Adhere it to the back of the designer paper badge. Adhere the badge using Dimensionals to the upper left corner of the stamped image.
  6. Inside of card: Adhere the ½” strip to the bottom of the Crumb Cake inside layer, leaving ½” border. Adhere this layer to the inside of the card.

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What Makes You Ridiculously Happy?

New stamps, designer papers, embellishments, embossing folders and dies will keep you scanning the pages of the new catalog for hours.  Although that may seem overwhelming to some, it makes me ridiculously happy! ((smile))

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Among the new products is the stamp set, Lovely Friends.  There are several large greetings, an array of sentiments for the inside of your cards and several images.  This stamp set coordinates with the Lovely Laurel Thinlits (page 214) which will die cut the flower and the frame included in the set. 

I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for those that would like to download and save this project for a later day. 

Don't forget to check out my Project PDF Tutorial Library for more project tutorials that feature complete card collections and fancy folds.  Click HERE to view the library. 

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Supplies:

  • Stamps – Lovely Friends (143763), Diagonal Strip (141917 clear, 141914 wood)
  • Paper – Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045), Bermuda Bay (131197)
  • Ink – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708), Bermuda Bay (131171), Pool Party (126982)
  • Other – Banner Triple Punch (138292), Liquid Multipurpose Glue (110755), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220)

Measurements:

  • Basic Black (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in half
  • Basic Black (layer): 3 1/8” x 4”
  • Basic Black (banner): ½” x 2”
  • Whisper White (layer): 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Whisper White (greeting layer): 3” x 4”
  • Bermuda Bay (banner): 1” x 1 ½”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the Diagonal Stripe background stamp on the Whisper White layer using Bermuda Bay ink. Adhere it to the Basic Black card base.
  2. Stamp the greeting using Tuxedo Black Memento ink on the Whisper White greeting layer. Stamp the solid flower image, one in each opposite corner of this layering using Pool Party ink. Stamp the detailed flower image over the top of the original flowers using Bermuda Bay ink. Adhere the Basic Black layer. Add rhinestones to the center of each flower.
  3. Using the Banner Triple Punch, punch the end of the Bermuda Bay and the Basic Black banner cardstock pieces. Adhere the Bermuda Bay banner to the Basic Black banner. Adhere the banners to the bottom of the greeting layer as shown. Add 3 rhinestones to the banner as shown.

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I've updated the Project PDF Tutorial library with new tutorials for the Daisy Delight Bundle, Ribbon of Courage and Badges & Banners.  

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