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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Valentine Note Card and Treat Box

Valentine Note Card and Treat Box Tutorial

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Supplies: Note Card

• Stamp Sets – Forever Lovely (148624);
• Card Stock – Gorgeous Grape (146987); Melon Mambo (115320); Granny           Apple Green (146990); Whisper White (100730)
• Stamp Pads – Melon Mambo (147051);
• Misc. – How Sweet It is Designer Series Paper (DSP) (148568); ); Be Mine         Framelit
   (148527); Dimensionals (104430); Snail (104332); Gorgeous Grape Ribbon       (146940);Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes (131527); Tear & Tape         (138995); Detailed Trio Punch (146320); Tombow Liquid Glue (110755)

• Card Stock 1: Gorgeous Grape 4 ¾ x ” x 3 1/4” (Cut 2)
• Card Stock 2: Whisper White 4 ½ x 3’ (Cut 1-for inside)
• Card Stock 3: Melon Mambo (scraps) Heart Border
• Card Stock 4: Granny Apple Green (scraps) Cut one banner, ¼ x 3”
• Card Stock 5: Whisper White (scraps) Heart, banner, multi heart piece
• DSP: How Sweet It Is 4 ½ x 3” , 1 x 3”

Instructions: Card Face
1. Attach with snail the Gorgeous Grape liner to the front of the note card base.
2. Attach with snail the How Sweet It Is DSP to the Gorgeous Grape liner.
3. Take two lengths of ribbon and cut about ½ “ beyond the card margins. Attach both ribbon strips to the back of the Gorgeous Grape Mat with tape or snail.
4. Attach the multi heart white card stock piece to the ribbon with snail. Attach the entire Gorgeous Grape set (DSP, Ribbon) to the front of the note card.
5. Attach the Whisper White multi heart piece to the ribboned card face with snail.
6. Attach the Melon Mambo Heart border to the multi white heart piece with snail.
7. Attach the Whisper White heart to the Melon Mambo Heart border with snail.
8. Stamp the Whisper White banner with the “Happy Valentine’s Day” stamp with Melon Mambo Ink.
9. Take the Granny Apple Green banner piece and cut it in half. Attach each half to the back of the Whisper White banner piece and attach all to the heart front.
10. Make a simple bow and attach to the top right of the heart border with glue dots.

Instructions: Card Interior:
1. Attach the second Gorgeous Grape card stock to the inside of the note card.
2. Attach the Whisper White card stock piece to the Gorgeous Grape liner.
3. Stamp “You Are Loved” stamp in Melon Mambo to the white card stock.
4. Attach the 1 x 3’ DSP strip to the bottom of the white card stock.
5. Attach the ¼ x 3” strip of Granny Apple Green card stock to the middle of          the DSP. The card is done.

1. Cut a piece of Gorgeous Grape Card stock 5 ½ x 7”
2. Cut a piece of How Sweet It is DSP 2” x 7”.
3. Score Gorgeous Grape card stock…long side = 2 3/8, 4 5/8
4. Score on the short side ¾, 1 ½, 4, 4 3/4
5. Cut on the long score lines up to the next score line. Remove the outermost rectangles.
6. Do the same cutting on the score lines on the opposite end. Remove the outermost rectangles.
7. Use a corner rounder punch to round the corners of the box
8. Fold on all score lines. Glue rectangles to the sides of the box on both sides. Use Tombow Liquid glue or Tear & Tape to hold the box together. (To see the box assembly more clearly, watch the video…here is the link:
9. Take the piece of DSP and wrap it around the box and softly pinch around the box edges. Snail the strip in place. Before gluing be sure to slide the band easily on and off the box.
10. Embellish the band by adding another Melon Mambo Heart Border, a scalloped heart cut in Whisper White card stock, and a Granny Green Banner assembled per the card directions except to cut the stamped “for you” greeting into a small piece and glue it to the Granny Apple Green banner. ADD SOME TREATS and give to your favorite Valentine!

Please see the video below to see how to make these projects!!!

Friday, January 25, 2019

Butterfly Thank You

·       Stamp SetsButterfly Gala (148580)
·       Card Stock – Basic Black Card Stock (121045)); Powder Pink Card Stock (144244); Whisper White Card Stock (100730)
·       Stamp Pads – Powder Pink Stamp Ink Pad (144084); Memento Black Ink Pad (132708);
·       Misc. – Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper (DSP)  (149622); Stitched Oval Framelit (145372); Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683); Snail Adhesive (104332); Powder Pink Ribbon (144151)
·       Card Stock 1: Base – Basic Black          8 1/2” x 5 1/2”        Score at 4 ¼”
·       Card Stock 2: Liner -Powder Pink            4 x 5 ¼”; ¼” x 4” strip for the inside of the card.
·       Card Stock 3: Liner – Basic Black           3 ¾ x 5”                           
·       Card Stock 4: Whisper White Scrap        Punch for “a little note” stamp.
·       Card Stock 5:  Whisper White Liner        Card Interior 4 x 5 ¼”
·       DSP: Cut 3 ½ x 1 1/8” strips from the black and white butterfly paper.  Make sure that the cuts are in order and match when they are attached.
·       DSP: Cut one piece 3 ½ x 1 “ of black and white check card stock from the packet for the front of the card and another piece ¾” x 4” for the inside of the card.
1.     Score the card base at 4 ¼ “ and fold on score line.
2.     Add the Powder Pink liner and adhere with snail to the front of the card.
3.     Add the Basic Black liner and adhere with snail to the front of the Powder Pink liner.
4.     Adhere the 3 ½ x 1 1/8” butterfly DSP strips to the black card stock.  Also add the black and white check piece under the butterfly pieces to complete the look.
5.     Adhere a piece of Powder Pink ribbon on the seam between the two DSP papers to cover the line of separation.  Add a bow and adhere to the ribbon strip with glue dots.
6.     Stamp “a little note” on a piece of Whisper White scrap paper and punch with your favorite scalloped punch.
7.     Use the oval stitched framelit and cut an oval from the Powder Pink paper.  Adhere to the note piece on the back side and attach to the ribbon with dimensionals.
8.     Stamp the butterfly image on Whisper White Card stock in the upper left corner with Memento Black ink.  Fill the butterfly with Powder Pink color with the appropriate wing stamps.
9.     Stamp the inside greeting “thank you so very much” in Memento Black ink.
1. Adhere the check paper strip and the Powder Pink strip to the inside lower edge of the card with snail.  You now have a beautiful Thank You card!