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House-Mouse® Dragonfly Kites by Janelle Stollfus


From Stampendous:
HMP25 Dragonfly Kites
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
MWP811 Mixed Media White Paper

Cardstock by Core’dinations®
Textured Cardstock by Core’dinations®
Alcohol Markers by Copic® (V01, V04, BG11, BG15, BG45, BG49, BG78, Y11, Y18, YR18, YG01, YG09, YG13, YG63, YG97, G14, B32, B34, B37, B91, R20, W1, W3, W7, E43, E44, E31, E33, E35, E50, E51, E53, E57)
Various Ink™ Blender Solution by Copic®
Ribbon by May Arts®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Piece of woven fabric


  1. Fold a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch cardstock to a finished 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch size.
  2. Stamp Dragonfly Kites with Tuxedo Black ink onto Mixed Media White Paper and color.
  3. Add a few drops of Blender Solution to fabric and gently press onto colored sky between kites.
  4. Trim and glue onto textured cardstock.
  5. Wrap with ribbon and glue onto cardbase.
  6. Stamp sentiment with black ink and mat with textured paper, then glue onto card base.

Bird Gears by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:
R222 Bird Gears
EJS05 Spoonful of Rust Embossing Plus Kit
Memento™ Tuxedo Black ink pad by Tsukineko®
SSH46 Large Acrylic Stamp Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Colored Pencils
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch cardstock in half for a card base with a folded size of 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.
  2. Stamp Bird Gears with black ink on colored cardstock and color with colored pencils.
  3. Sprinkle Spoonful of Rust around image and heat set from the back of the cardstock.
  4. Glue onto different color cardstock mat and then onto card base.

ScrewLoose N Sparky by Wendy Price



From Stampendous:
SSC1219 ScrewLoose N Sparky Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
CP811 Creative Palette

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Spectrum Noir markers (IG1, IG2, IG3, IG4, CT4, TB1)
Die’sire Essentials Tag Dies


  1. Cut white cardstock to 4 x 12 inches. Fold in half to create a 4 x 6 cardbase.
  2. Ink Creative Palette with paint. Place cardfront on Creative Palette, rub and lift up. Allow to dry.
  3. Stamp gears and bolt images on cardfront.
  4. Stamp image on cardstock. Color with markers.
  5. Die cut tag from vellum and stamp sentiment.
  6. Embellish cardfront with dry wall mesh, colored image and tag.


HappyHoppers® Wagon Ride by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:
HHM02 Wagon Ride
SSC1216 Beary Mice
EJS03 Spoonful of Midnight
Fran’s Favorite Mixed Media Cardstock
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Patterned Paper by My Minds Eye®
Memento®  Paris Dusk dye ink
May Arts®  Ribbon
Spellbinders®  Labels Thirty-Six Die
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Heat Tool


  1. Fold an 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ piece of red cardstock in half to create a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ top folding card base.
  2. Stamp image on a white die cut panel with black ink and color with markers.
  3. Stamp sentiment on panel with Paris Dusky dye ink.
  4. Sprinkle Spoonful of Midnight on the “road” and heat from underneath until melted.
  5. Adhere patterned paper panels to a 5″ by 3 3/4″  yellow cardstock panel.
  6. Cut slips on each end of the image panel and run ribbon through the back of the panel.
  7. Adhere panel to the patterned paper panel, tying the ribbon around the panel and into a bow.
  8. Adhere the entire panel to the card.

Butterfly Trio T-Shirt by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:
CP750 Creative Palette Rounds
CRS5044 Butterfly Trio
SSH57 Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle

White Shirt from the dollar store
Acrylic Paint in desired colors
Sponge dauber or Makeup Sponge


1. Wash and dry shirt to remove sizing from fabric.
2. Use Pink, Orange and Yellow paint on Round Creative Palette, spread to edges with brayer.
3. Use Bubble Wrap Stamps from Round Creative Palette to remove paint from brayer leaving patterns.
4. Stamp paint filled stamps on shirt above and below center.
5. Lift palette with hands supporting acetate backing. Turn over and press to shirt in desired location.
6. Remove palette from shirt.
7. Load bubble wrap stamps again from palette and stamp overlapping large circle.
8. Load Butterfly stamps with contrasting paint by putting a small amount of paint on a palette, lightly dip a makeup sponge or sponge dauber in paint, tap off excess paint until you can see the texture of the sponge, tap lightly on stamp until entire image is loaded with paint, press firmly on final project.
9. Allow to dry.
10. Iron, using a paper to protect iron and design, to heat set.
11. Launder normally as needed.