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Cattus Librum Frame by Fran Seiford

Supplies: V239_CRS5009_FS_800

From Stampendous:

CRV239 Jumbo Rubber Cling Cattus Librum
FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
FREG023 Aged Silver Embossing Enamel
FREG024 Aged Gold Embossing Enamel
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
SSH46 Large Rectangle Acrylic Handle


Bazzill Basics Cardstock- Java (fits into 5×7 frame)
cream cardstock
Clear Laquer Varnish
Acrylic paints: Burnt Umber and Tangerine
heat tool
Creative Imaginations Sheer Brown 1 1/2


1. Using VersaMark Ink Pad, stamp swirl image on surface of frame, wrapping around the wood as you come to the edge. (for this step, you do not need to mount your cling stamp on a block).
2. Sprinkle Aged Silver Embossing Enamel onto stamped area and heat to set. Repeat this all over frame, until well covered with the design. Seal with clear laquer when done.
3. Stamp Kitty on cream paper with VersaFine Ink and set aside.
4. Stamp swirl again in a pleasing pattern on the Java cardstock, and emboss with several different colors of powder for a varied look.
5. Dribble both paint colors together over embossed designs and scrub in with the paintbrush mixing and covering the area as you go.
6. Scrub over embossed sections with a rough rag or paper towel intil the embossed colors are revealed.
7. when that is dry, you can rub in chalk colors with you finger if desired.
8. Mount Kitty image on top of the background you’ve just painted when it is dry, and then, insert tyhat into the frame.
9. Affix the ribbon between the picture backing and the painted mat, and tie a bow for hanging at the top.
10. Clean your glass with glass cleaner.
Watch Fran’s video on making this project @


PenPattern Owl Wreath by Fran Seiford


P230 PenPattern Owl
CRS5052 Jumbo Leaves
CRS5068 PenPattern Leaves
R105 Dream Text
R103 Music Score
W142 Vintage Contract
SSH57 Jumbo and/or R Handles
DCS5068 Leaves Die Set
DP111 Detail Black Embossing Powder
EJS03 Spoonful of Midnight
FRL02 Gold Lux Mix
FRL03 Copper Lux Mix
FX71 Sticky Panels
VM001 VersaMark Watermark Ink
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
FX72 Clip Tool
GS402 Spray Bottles

1 Plain White Paper Plate
Manila Cardstock 1/2 Sheet
Ivory Cardstock 1/2 Sheet
1/4 Manila Folder
White Cardstock 1/2 sheet
Embossing Heat Tools
1/4″ Hole punch
Ivory Organza Ribbon by May Arts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives®
Instant coffee granules
Diecutting machine
Scotch tape
Plastic spoons & containers


1. Coffee Spritz ivory and manila papers.
2. Attach 1/2 sheet of adhesive to 1/2 sheet of white and Die cut 3 Leaves.
3. Remove liner and dust 1 leaf with Copper & 1 with Gold Lux Mix.
4. Remove liner of 3rd Leaf, dust with Spoonful Midnight. Hold with clip
tool and heat.
5. Use black ink to stamp each 1/2 sheet with leaves and patterns and
die cut 9 more leaves.
6. Stamp Owl with WaterMark on plate & heat emboss with Detail Black.
7. Use Micron pen to enhance with more doodling.
8. Sprinkle Spoonful of Midnight over a stamped pattern leaf & heat
from underneath.
9. Punch hole in plate to add ribbon hanger.
10. Glue leaves to plate.

Rose Corset Accordion Card by Fran Seiford

Supplies:Rose Corset Card by Fran Seiford

Rose Corset Side ViewFrom Stampendous

P126 Rose Corset
P136 Blossom Spray
GS402 Spray/Splatter Bottle
FREG024 Aged Gold Embossing Enamel
FREG026 Chunky Black Embossing Enamel
TP116 Tinsel Mahogany
FRG10C Shaved Ice
FRG04 Gold Halo Mix Glitter
FRG02C Champagne Glass Glitter
OR EJK09 Gold Encrusted Jewel Technique Kit
VM001 VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad

Pink Cardstock
Instant Coffee Granules and Water
Embossing Heat Tool
Pink Tulle
Pink and Rhinestone Button
Pink Decorator Chalk
Spoon, Pencil, Ruler, Scoring Tool, Craft Knife, Scissors, Cutting Mat
Paper Glue


  1. Dissolve coffee with hot water in spray bottle. Spritz pink cardstock. Add granules to damp paper. Allow to dry.
  2. Stamp Blossoms in rose coral on background of pink card. Stamp Blossoms on extra pink paper in VersaMark™ ink. Dust with Mahogany and heat to emboss. Cut out to create 2 clusters.
  3. Free download of card diagram can be downloaded at Cut, score and fold card.
  4. Stamp Rose Corset in VersaMark™ ink on card front. Dust with black top and bottom and Gold in the midsection. Heat emboss from underneath to retain chunky granules.
  5. Glue blossom clusters to card.
  6. Use VersaMark™ ink along bottom edge of card. Hold with clip tool. Dust with Gold embossing enamel. Add Shaved Ice and glitters. Heat from underneath to melt.Repeat over blossoms.
  7. Use craft knife to cut under roses at waistline. Tuck netting under roses, drape around card and secure other end with embellishment.

Click link below to download pdf template for card.






Watch Fran make this card here –

Blossom Beauty Pillowbox by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:by Fran Seiford
CRS7004 Cling Blossom Beauty


Create your own by downloading the template by clicking here!

Lovely Garden Scrapbook Page by Fran Seiford

Supplies: by Fran Seiford

From Stampendous:

CRS5066 Cling Lovely Garden

DCS5066 Lovely Garden Die Set

CP811 Creative Palette


Acrylic paints by DecoArt™

White Cardstock by Darice

Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink Pad by Tsukineko®

Colored Pencils

Bubble Wrap

Die Cutting Machine



Create background paper by using Creative Palette following manufacturer’s directions. Patterns on the back were mae using various sizes of bubble wrap.  Initial 8-1/4″ X 10-3/4″ impression was made in center of page then repeated pressings on palette covered up remaining area of paper. A heart shaped piece of paper was laid on palette before pressing to create negative journaling space.

Stamp and die cut flowers as shown. Color with colored pencil.

Arrange with photos on page.