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House-Mouse® Lollipop Lunch by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:
HMV16 Lollipop Lunch
SSC1220 Sisters Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSC1199 Loving Messages Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Patterned Paper by DCWV®
Fran’s Favorite mixed media paper
Copic® Markers (E50-E51-E93-YR21-YR23-YR24-W5-W3-E21-E23-E25-YG00-YG01-YG03-Y08-YR68-YR04-RV14-RV17-C1-C3)
Circle Framelit Flip It Die by Sizzix®
Circle Nestabilities dies by Spellbinders®
Ribbon by May Arts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Die cut Flip it card base out of bright pink cardstock with the Sizzix die.
  2. Die cut patterned paper pieces with the Flip it card dies.
  3. Adhere patterned paper pieces to the card base.
  4. Tie Ribbon around card.
  5. Die Cut Circle panel out of Fran’s Favorite Mixed Media Paper.
  6. Stamp image and sentiment on circle panel with black ink and color.
  7. Adhere circle panel to card.
  8. Die cut a smaller white circle panel and back it with a slightly larger yellow die cut circle.
  9. Stamp sentiment on panel and adhere to card.

House-Mouse® Cheesy Gift by Jamie Martin


From Stampendous:
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
E280 Sweet Surprises
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

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

May Arts ribbon


1.  Stamp Cheesy Gift onto white cardstock, color with pencils and cut out.  Layer onto dark blue paper.  Set aside.

2.  On a light blue panel, stencil image from Kaffee Klatsch with Sky Blue ink.

3.  Place Sticky Panel onto white cardstock and cut edge with die from the Build A Bouquet Die Set.  Spinkle with Party Fragments and glue to the bottom of the blue panel.  Tie with yellow ribbon and mount to a yellow card.

4.  Stamp Sweet Surprises onto white cardstock with black ink, emboss the edges with Spoonful of Confetti heating from underneath so it doesn’t blow off and layer onto dark blue paper.

Gruffies® Stacked Gifts Basket by Debbie Cole


From Stampendous:
HGRP06 Stacked Gifts
HHP08 Opening Gifts
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
EJS07 Spoonful of Confetti
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Americana® Cadmium Yellow, Citron Green, Electric Pink, Irish Moss, Lamp Black, Mistletoe, Peony Pink, Rookwood Red, Snow White, Tangelo Orange, True Blue, True Red, Ultra Blue Deep Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Black Microperm Marker 01 by Sakura
Basket by Viking Wood Crafts
Cosmetic Sponges
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
All Purpose Glue


  1. Prepare the surface with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Note, it is important that there are not any areas with high wood grain. Sand until smooth. Basecoat entire surface with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Base the inside of the basket Citron Green. The top edge of the rim is based with True Blue. Apply stripes to the handle with Citron Green, True Blue, Electric Pink, and Cadmium Yellow. Use a ultra fine permanent marker to add stitch lines by the stripes. Apply a thin coat of matte varnish to the entire box. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step. Apply a thin coat of glue to the entire rim, then sprinkle with the spoonful confetti.
  2. Place the bunny stamp onto acrylic handle. Load with Lamp Black and stamp in the middle of the basket base. Then stamp the mouse to the right of the bunny and the ear to the left.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of True Blue, Tangelo Orange, Citron Green, Cadmium Yellow, and Electric Pink in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in colors referring to the photo.
  4. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush. Add second shades to the blue areas with Ultra Blue Deep, the orange areas with Rookwood Red, the pink areas with Peony Pink, green areas with Irish Moss, and yellow areas with tangelo Orange + Cadmium Yellow (1:1). Reinforce the shades to the green areas with Mistletoe, and the pink areas with True Red.
  5. 5.Add confetti to background with lines and dots of the colors from the palette.
  6. Allow to cure 24 hours and then coat with matte varnish.


House-Mouse® Share a Sip Pop Up Card by Pam Hornschu


From Stampendous:
HMP28 Share a Sip
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
HGRP06 Stacked Gifts
CRR217 Cling Floral Tapestry
CRP243 Cling Feline Curious
DCS5072 Hummingbird Dies
CRS5072 Hummingbird Cling Stamps
DCP1001 Die Cut Pop Ups
SSC1216 Beary Mice Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP100 White Embossing Powder
EP050 Crystal Embossing Powder
VM001 Versamark from Tsukineko
VP001 Versamark Pen from Tsukineko
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo, SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handles


Authentique Latest and Greatest 6” square pad
Pale yellow and blue cardstock from Bazzill Basics®
Copic Markers
Zip Dry from Beacon Adhesives
Silk ribbon from May Arts
Foam tape from 3M


  1. Cut and top-fold yellow cardstock to create 6” square card.
  2. Cut one blue cardstock panel 5 ¾” square. Stamp floral tapestry image in VersaMark ink and emboss in white to cover panel. Use Pop Up Dies to cut decorative edge. Adhere to front of card.
  3. Adhere strip of dotted paper along front of card. Stamp sentiment in black ink.
  4. On second strip of dotted paper, stamp packages portion of Gruffy image. Color and shade with Copics and adhere. “Fishtail” cut the end, and adhere to card.
  5. Stamp Cheesy Gift image on white cardstock. Color with Copics and cut out. Use VersaMark pen to ink over the ribbon and emboss with Crystal powder. Adhere to card front.
  6. Cut blue panel to 4 ¼” X 11”. Stamp floral with Versamark and embosss in white.
  7. Place Pop Up Die on panel with fold-line of die on the 6” mark. Run through machine to cut pop up sections. Use edge dies on the ends. Press and smooth folds.
  8. Use deep “V” edge die to cut ends of 4 ¼” X 5” panel of striped paper. Fold to match pop up panel, and adhere over the top, clipping where necessary to not block the pop up base.
  9. Adhere panel of dotted paper, die cut edged, over the two side pop ups to prevent them from showing.
  10. Stamp Feline Curious on the left inside of card. Color with markers.
  11. Adhere pop up panel to inside of card.
  12. Stamp, color, and die cut one large and one small hummingbird. Cover with Versamark ink and emboss with Crystal powder.
  13. Die cut two rectangle and one oval frames from Pop Up Dies set from blue and striped paper. Stamp sentiment in black ink. Layer and adhere all to card using foam tape.
  14. Adhere hummingbirds as shown.
  15. Stamp focal image in black ink on white cardstock. Color and shade with Copics. Cut out, leaving straight base. Using Versamark Pen, ink and emboss in crystal as desired over image. Adhere to base pop up on card.
  16. Adhere ribbon bow inside.


Filigree Happy Birthday by Debi Hammons


From Stampendous:
CRS5073 Cling Filigree with Stencil
H302 Grunge Birthday
CP811 Creative Palette
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
White Cardstock
Imperial Blue VersaFine™ ink by Tsukineko®
Americana Acrylic Paints by DecoArt
Oval Cutting Dies and Die Cutting Machine or Punches
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold a 5-1/2″ X 4-1/4 panel of Navy Cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Create background papers by using Creative Palette with Acrylic Paints and Brayer according to package directions. Allow To dry.
  3. Stamp Filigree designs back to back to create large medallion shape. Stamp randomly all over Creative Palette paper with blue ink.
  4. Stamp Grunge Birthday on a panel of white cardstock in blue an cut with oval die or punch.
  5. Layer background paper on card front.
  6. Layer greeting panel on larger navy oval. Adhere to card as shown