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Sweet Sunflower by Kristine Reynolds


Sunflower by Kristine Reynolds

From Stampendous:

P211 Sweet Sunflower Stamp
EJK02 Encrusted Jewel Green Kit Creative Palette
NKCRS03 Grunge

Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink by Tsukineko
Copic Markers (YG61-YG63-YG67-E42-YR24-Y15-YR23-YR21-E44-E43)
Mohawk Bright White cardstock
Recollection colored cardstock in apple green
Top-folding A2 Yellow Card
May Arts Ribbon
Americana Lemon Zest and Apple Green Satin Acrylic paint by DecoArt
Heat tool


  1. Drop a few drops of Lemon Zest and Apple Green Satin Acrylic paint on to the Creative Palette and spread around with a brayer
  2. Press bubble wrap pattern from Grunge set randomly on to the palette to leave a fun pattern
  3. Layer a panel of white cardstock on top of the Creative Palette and rub
  4. Set aside to dry
  5. When dry, back panel with a slightly larger green panel
  6. Stamp Sweet Sunflower on a white panel and color with markers
  7. Trim panel, leaving part of the leaves and flowers “out of the box”
  8. Back panel with a slightly larger green panel and adhere to painted panel
  9. Randomly sprinkle Aged Green Embossing Enamel, Green Glass Glitter, and Mahogany tinsel on the panel and heat from underneath to melt
  10. Tie ribbons around panel
  11. Adhere panel to a top folding A2 yellow card.

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 –

Friends Cup Tumbler by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:

Q193 Friends Cup Rubber Stamp
SSC1189 Coffee Talk Perfectly Clear Stamps
FREG042 Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel
EP505 Clear Bark Embossing Powder

ColorBox Dark Brown and Maroon fluid chalk ink
Tim Holtz Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress ink
Mohawk Bright White cardstock
Plastic Coffee mug from Michael’s Arts and Craft Store
Heat tool



  1. Remove paper insert from the store bought mug
  2. Trace paper insert on to white cardstock and cut out
  3. Stamp Friends Cup image multiple times on white panel with Maroon ink and heat emboss with Clear Bark embossing powder
  4. Stamp coffee beans from Coffee Talk set in dark brown ink
  5. sponge distress inks on panel
  6. randomly sprinkle embossing enamel on panel and heat from underneath until melted
  7. Insert stamped panel into the cup

Silent Night by Debi Hammons

Supplies: R184_ EP218_EP112_Silent_Night_DH_800

From Stampendous:

R184 Silent Night
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder


Bazzill Basics Cardstock in Lakeshore and Bahama
Glossy White and Silver Cardstock
Alcohol inks in various blues, Rubbing Alcohol
Encore Silver Ink by Tsukineko
Embossing Heat Tool
Anti-Static Pouch for Embossing


  1. Fold a 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ panel of Lakeshore cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Layer a 5 1/4″ X 4″ panel of Silver Cardstock on card front
  3. Layer a 5″ X 3 3/4″ panel of Bahama Cardstock on silver layer
  4. On a 4 7/8″ X  3 5/8″ panel of glossy white cardstock press the Silver encore ink pad several times.
  5. On a cotton ball or sponge dauber, wet with alcohol then add drops of alcohol inks
  6. Pounce dauber or cotton ball on silver inked cardstock until desired look is achieved. Allow to dry.
  7. Use an anti-static pouch over entire panel to make sure embossing doesn’t stick to ink.
  8. Emboss Silent night on panel with VersaMark and Black Embossing Powder
  9. Adhere embossed panel to card front.

Snow Bird Box by Jennifer Dove

Supplies: P169_JD_380

From Stampendous:

CRP169 Cling Snow Bird
FREG032 Aged Aqua Embossing Enamel
FRC05 Taupe Color Fragments
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad


Cling Snow Bird
paper mache or card board box
Grapevine bark
Liquid Applique
Acrylic paint
kraft knife
Glue Gun


1. Cut a hole in top of box.
2. Paint with acrylic paint.
3. Cover box with Grape vine bark using glue gun.
4. Use Versamark Ink on bark and heat emboss with embossing powder.
5. Use liquid glue to adhere mica and fragments.
6. use liquid applique for snow, heat.
7. Color image and when finished add liquid applique for snow, heat.
8. Place image inside lid of box.
Note: can be transformed into a wall hanging after gift is given…just add photo hangers and twine.