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House-Mouse® Baby Blocks by Jamie Martin

House-Mouse® Baby Blocks by Jamie MartinSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMQ03 Baby Blocks

StazOn™ Black Ink by Tsukineko®
White & Yellow Cardstock
Patterned Paper
Watercolor Pencils by Staedtler®
Ribbon by Creative Impressions
Bling by Heidi Grace
Foam Adhesive
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Stamp image on white cardstock. Color as desired. Cut.
  2. Mount image on yellow cardstock square.
  3. Add bling to top right corner of image panel.
  4. Cut patterned paper and mount on yellow cardstock. Adhere to card.
  5. Tie ribbon around card.
  6. Mount image panel on card front with foam adhesive.

Boots Kiddo by Melinda Gleissner

Boots Kiddo by Melinda GleissnerSupplies:

From Stampendous:
M292 Boots Kiddo
SSC1164 Kiddo Birthday Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
R105 Dream Text
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
VP001 VersaMark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®

Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Cardstock by Bazzill Basic Papers®
Patterned Paper
X-Press It Blending Card by Copic®
Frost White Ink by Clearsnap Colorbox
Copic® Markers
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Create card base and corresponding panels from various colors of cardstock.
  2. Swipe panel edges with Frost White ink.
  3. Create decorative edge on top panel by punching small holes with a paper piercer.
  4. Stamp Dream Text onto top panel using VersaMark ink.
  5. Adhere panels together; Wrap twine around panels; Adhere to card base.
  6. Punch several circles varying in size from cardstock and patterned paper; Swipe edges with Frost White ink;
  7. Cut slits in circles to create frills.
  8. Stamp sentiment onto one circle using Tuxedo Black ink.
  9. Layer circles; Adhere to card base.
  10. Stamp Boots Kiddo onto X-Press It Blending Card using Tuxedo Black ink; Color with Copics.
  11. Create decorative edge around image.
  12. Adhere colored image panel to mat and then card base; Finish by adding gems.

Rodeo Girl by Suzanne Czosek


From Stampendous:

W124 Rodeo girl

MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento™ ink by Tsukineko®


Red and White cardstock

STAEDTLER Karat Aquarelle Colored Pencils

Burlap Fabric

Natural twine

Buffalo Head Bead


Small Brads, 1/16″ hole punch

Scissors or Distressing tool



  1. Fold a 5-1/4″ X 10-1/2″ panel of red cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Distress the edges of a 5″ square white cardstock panel.
  3. Stamp image in black on a 4-1/4″ square panel of white cardstock.
  4. Watercolor image with colored pencils, water and brush.
  5. Use pencils direct to paper to make circles around girl on horse and main greeting.
  6. Use wet brush to slightly blur the circles.
  7. Use a stapler to apply staples in x’s at points around the large circle.
  8. Use scissors or a distressing tool to distress edges of paper.
  9. Adhere to a 4-1/2″ square panel of red cardstock.
  10. Wrap twine around paper several times and tie in a knot leaving ends long.
  11. Secure a buffalo skull bead to excess twine and trim ends.
  12. Add several brads on left side of twine to balance composition.
  13. Cut small squares of burlap and attach to upper corners with small brads. Unravel strings until desired corner look is achieved. Trim any loose or long threads.
  14. Adhere layered panels to prepared card front.

Kiddo Birthday by Suzanne Czosek


From Stampendous:

SSC164 Kiddo Birthday Perfectly Clear Stamps
FRC20 Hot Lime Color Fragments
FRC24 Hot Yellow Color Fragments
FRC04 Rose Color Fragments
FRC18 Teal Color Fragments


Green, White & Peach Cardstock
Patterned Paper by Memory Box
Patterned Paper by My Mind’s Eye
Watercolor Pencils
Distressing Tool
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1.     Stamp kiddo using black ink on white cardstock. Cut circle around image.
2.     Color kiddo using watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
3.     Stamp sentiment using black ink on white cardstock. Cut circle around sentiment.
4.     Color sentiment using watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
5.     Mount circle onto circle
6.     Cut pattern paper for background.  Distress edges of papers.
7.     Apply glue and sprinkle color fragments in background.
8.     Attach twine and assemble card.

Fireman Kiddo by Kristine Reynolds

Supplies: Q168_ssc109_kr_800

From Stampendous:

Q168 Fireman Kiddo
SSC109 Happy Messages Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
GX225F Multi Fine Crystal Glitter


Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Spectrum Noir Markers
Color Cardstock by The Paper Company
Hydran Patterned Paper by Carol Wilson Fine Arts Inc
Yellow Brads by Recollections
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1. Create a 5 1/2″x 4 1/4″ top folding card out of red cardstock.
2. Adhere paper panels to card.
3. Attach thin strips of red and black cardstock to the card with yellow brads.
4. Stamp Fireman Kiddo on a white cardstock panel with black ink and color with markers.
5. Adhere glitter to the star and head lights.
6. Back image panel with a larger black panel and adhere to card.
7. Stamp sentiment in black ink on a white cardstock panel.
8. Back sentiment panel with a larger black panel and then adhere to card.