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House-Mouse® Warm Cup by Lea Kimmel

Supplies: SONY DSC

From Stampendous:

HMV04 Warm Cup
R198 Coffee Background
SSC1186 Coffee Mug Perfectly Clear Stamps™
M308 Shared Coffee
GS402 Spray Bottle 2oz with Spray Top

Plus:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Antique Linen & Vintage Photo Distress Ink by Ranger
Colored Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Copic Markers (E50, E51, E53, E93, E23, E25, E27, E40, E41, E42, E43, C01, C1)
Ribbon by May Arts
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Instant Coffee

Instructions:

1. Stamp HMV04 on Neenah CS with Memento ink, trim to desired size.
2. Color image with Copic Markers.
3. Add antique linen distress ink around image getting as close as possible to image.
4. Add vintage photo distress ink just around out edge of image.
5. Stamp R198, Coffee Background stamp, on Neenah CS with Memento ink, trim to desired size.
6. Distress edge of R198 image and add vintage photo distress ink around edges.
7. Using coffee ring stain stamp from SSC1186, stamp randomly onto background image with vintage photo ink (I stamped one directly onto image and stamped two others after stamping on a scrap piece of paper before stamping onto my image piece, this is known as “stamping off” and gives a softer image).
8. Mix a small amount of instant coffee with water in the Mini Mister, shake up and spray it on stamped background image, set aside to dry (you can use a heat gun to speed up the drying process if you choose).
9. Ink just the top half of M308 sentiment stamp with vintage photo ink onto Neenah, distress edges and add vintage photo ink around edges, spritz with coffee and set aside to dry.
10. Wrap ribbon around bottom portion of background image panel and adhere.
11.  Create card base creating a tent fold and adhere background image panel with ribbon to card base.
12.  Attach sentiment with pop dots over ribbon.
13.  Attach main image to card with pop dots.

House-Mouse® Fall Flight by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

HMP01 House-Mousee® Fall Flight
SSC1176 Tree and Leaves
FREG024 Aged Embossing Enamel
MG02 Gold Micro Glitter

Plus:

Black Archival Ink by Ranger
White & Brown Cardstock
Patterned Paper
Raffia
Watercolor Pencils & Waterbrush
Orange & Brown Ink
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1.     Stamp image using black ink on white cardstock. Color with watercolor pencils. Cut in rectangle and cut out edges of image.
2.     Mount image on white cardstock sponged with orange dye ink. 
3.     Cut pattern paper in background. Stamp leaves across the surface using black ink. Color with watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
4.     Sponge edges of the pattern paper with brown dye ink.
5.     Highlight edges of leaves with glue pen. Sprinkle with gold micro glitter.
6.     Tie raffia around the background. Pop dot mounted image and attach to card.This lovely autumn card by Suzanne Czosek features the Fall Flight image from House-Mouse Designs and Stampendous.

Bundled Penguins by Lea Kimmel

Bundled Penguins by Lea KimmelSupplies:

From Stampendous:
Q206 Bundled Penguins
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Wonder & Wishes Collection Patterned Paper by Little Yellow Bicycle®
Classic Crest™ Solar White Cover Stock by Neenah®
Copic® Markers (C00, C1, C3, YG 61, YG63, YG67, YR21, YR24, R35, R37, R39, B41, B32, B45)
Ribbon by May Arts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives®

Instructions:

  1. Stamp penguins image, color and trim to desired size.
  2. Create standard A-2 card base with tent fold.
  3. Trim patterned papers as shown.
  4. Adhere patterned papers and image but do not attach to card base.
  5. Create bow and attach bow to front of layered image and papers, wrap tails around to back of layers and attach with adhesive.
  6. Adhere patterned paper layers to card base.

Hippo Ride by Kristine Reynolds

Supplies: V271_SSc1158_kr_800

From Stampendous:

V271 Hippo Cycle
SSC1158 Thoughtful Wishes Perfectly Clear™ Stamps

Plus:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Spectrum Noir Markers
Gray Cardstock by The Paper Studio
Orchid Cardstock by Recollections
Dotted Swiss Grape Jelly & Irish Eyes Cardstock by Bazzill Basic
Sew Easy Floss & Buttons by We R Memory Keepers
Dies by Spellbinders
Heat Tool
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Create a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ top folding card out of gray cardstock.
2. Adhere dotted swiss cardstock layers to the card front.
3. Die cut frame out of orchid cardstock.
4. Stamp Hippo image and senitment on a die cut white panel in black ink and color with markers.
5. Apply VersaMark ink directly to the edges of the image panel and emboss with Lettuce embossing powder.
6. Adhere image panel to card.
7. Tie floss through buttons and adhere to card with Zip Dry glue.

Hippo Ride by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies: V271_FRM06_JS_800

From Stampendous:

V271 Hippo Cycle
FRM06 White Mica Fragments

Plus:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Shabby Shutters Ink by Ranger
Copic Markers
Lilac & Light Green Cardstock
Scallop Scissors
Paper Crimper
Corner-Rounder Punch
Sponge
Zip Dry Paper Gle by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Stamp Hippo Ride on white cardstock and color with markers. Trim and back with green cardstock.
2. Cut long strip of white cardstock 1 1/2-inches wide and scallop both sides with shape scissors, then run through paper crimper.
3. Put down a length of double-sided tape onto Lilac card strip of paper smaller in width than the white scalloped paper. Start at one end and ruch crimped paper until you have the width of the card base. Tie a ribbon bow around strip.
4. Sponge green ink around card base and framed Hippo Ride.
5. Glue down crimped paper strip.
6. Add Beacon glue in scribbled design on Hippo Ride and card base. Sprinkle White Mica Fragments over glue and gently press into glue. Shake off excess.
7. Add foam tape to corners of Hippo Ride and attach to card base.