Archive for congrats

PenPattern Hippo by Amy Hurley-Purdie


M324 PenPattern Hippo
SSC1226 Wild Sayings Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
CRR105 Dream Text
NKCRS03 Grunge
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Tim Holtz® Faded Jeans & Salty Ocean Distress Inks by Ranger®
Copic® Markers (B00, BG01, B05, B28)
3 1/4″ Circle Die
Blending Tools
Foam Tape
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Start with 4 ¾” x 6” turquoise card. Stamp front of card with Dream Text using Salty Ocean Distress Ink. Ink edges with Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Cut 3 ¾” x 2 ¼” light turquoise cardstock. Stamp with Grunge Circles using Salty Ocean Distress Ink. Ink edges with Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Glue 3/8” from the left and 1 ¼” from the bottom. Cut 2” x 1 ¼” white cardstock, and stamp “Hip Hippo Hooray” sentiment using Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Ink edges with Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Glue 5/8” from the left and 1 5/8” from the bottom.
  2. Die cut 3 ¼” circle from white cardstock, and stamp with Pen Pattern Hippo using Memento™ Black Ink. Color with Copic markers as shown. Ink edges with Salty Ocean Distress Ink. Foam tape ¼” from the right and 1 7/8” from the bottom.
  3. Glue buttons as shown.

HappyHoppers® Bottle Bunny by Kristine Reynolds


HHM03 Bottle Bunny
SSC1190 Say It Today Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®


Card Stock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Card Stock by Core’dinations®
Memento™ Rose Bud Ink by Tsukineko®
Copic® Markers (YR21, YR23, YR24, E50, E51, E93, B000)
Scallop Border Punch by EKSuccess®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold a 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ piece of pink cardstock in half to create a top folding card.
  2. Dry emboss a panel of darker pink paper with the stencil and then sand to expose the lines.
  3. Back panel with a larger white panel.
  4. Punch the bottom edge of the panel and adhere to the card.
  5. Stamp image on a white panel and color with markers.
  6. Back panel with a larger dark pink panel and adhere to the card.
  7. Cut banners from dark pink and white scraps and adhere to card.
  8. Stamp sentiment with Rose Bud ink.

Medallion Circle by Tenia Nelson


From Stampendous:
W141 Medallion Circle
SSC1190 Say It Today Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EJK03 Blue Encrusted Jewel Kit
VM001 Versamark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Patterned Paper by Authentique™ Paper
VersaFine™ Majestic Blue Pigment Ink by Tsukineko®
Ribbon by May Arts
Xyron Adhesive
Pop Up Dots
Nestabilities® Circle Dies by Spellbinders™ Paper Arts
Big Shot by Sizzix®
Heating Tool


  1. Create card from white cardstock and adhere patterned papers to card.
  2. Stamp image, add watermark ink and embossing powder and heat emboss.
  3. Die cut image and adhere to card using pop up dots.
  4. Stamp sentiment at the bottom of card and add ribbon.

Lovely Garden by Tenia Nelson

Supplies: by Tenia Nelson

From Stampendous:

CRS5066 Cling Lovely Garden Set

DCS5066 Lovely Garden Die Set

SSC1190Say It Today Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

SSH57 Jumbo Acrylic Handle


Spectrum Noir Markers: PL1, PL2, CT2
May Arts Ribbon
Memento® Black Ink


1. Stamp Flower and sentiment with black ink.

2. Color flower with Markers.

3.Use flower die to cut out.

4. Add ribbon to card base.

5. Adhere flower and sentiment with dimensional foam adhesive.

Cap and Scroll by Jamie Martin

Supplies: graduation cap by Jamie Martin

From Stampendous:
EJK09 Gold Encrusted Jewel Kit
R196 Congrats Background
V294 Cap and Scroll
VersaMark Watermark Ink by Tsukineko

StazOn Black ink by Tsukineko
STAEDTLER Watercolor Pencils
Gold Cord
Embossing Heat Tool


1. Fold a 4.25″ X 11″ red panel of cardstock in half to form card base with fold at the top.

2. Stamp Congrats Background in black on a 4″ X 5.25″ panel of white cardstock.

3. Sprinkle Aged Gold Frantage Embossing Enamel from kit on white card, add some mica as shown. Heat from underneath to melt powder and adhere mica to panel.

4. Wrap gold cord as shown around entire panel and tie in a knot on the front. Adhere white panel to card front.

5. Stamp Cap and Scroll in black ink on slightly larger white cardstock panel. Water color as desired.

6. Rub VersaMark pad on edge of white panel and sprinkle Aged Gold Embossing Enamel on edges of panel. Use a dry paintbrush to make sure no enamel obscures the image. Heat from underneath to set without disturbing powder.

7. Adhere white panel to slightly larger black panel then to card front on an angle as shown.