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Mermaid by Jennifer Dove

Supplies: P151_Mermaid_JD_800

From Stampendous:

CRP151 Mermaid
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
FRM03 Tarnished Mica Fragments
FRM01 Pearlized Mica Fragments
FRG01C Silver Crushed Glass

Plus:

Bazzill Basics Card stock: Bermuda Blue, White card stock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Copic Markers
Blue Silk Ribbon
Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Glue

Instructions:

1. Stamp mermaid on white card stock.
2. color with Copic Markers.
3. apply small amount of adhesive to Mermaid’s tail, starting at the top, and carefully place Mica Flakes alternating between dark and light. Make sure and overlap the flakes to give the appearance of scales.
4. Sponge edges, and color interior of space, then mount on blue card stock.
5. Color white card stock to give sprayed watery effect.
6. Scrunch ribbon at the bottom, adhering as you go, full width of card.
7. Add Glitter around card as desired.
8. Insert Mermaid panel under ribbon and secure.

Cattus Librum by Jennifer Dove

Supplies: V239_SSC1117_JD_800

From Stampendous:

CRV239 Jumbo Cling Rubber Cattus Librum
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
SSC1117 Sincere Sentiments Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Rectangle Acrylics Handle
GS400 Spray Bottle (4-oz.)

Plus:

Copic Markers
Instant Coffee Solution
American Crafts Ribbon
Cork Paper
Bazzill card stock: Tawney, Medium
Fabric Glue
heat tool

Instructions:

1.Stamp Kitty image on white cardstock with black ink. Trim to create rectangle.
2.Emboss image with Deep Impression Embossing Powder.
3. Stamp message on Cream paper and spritz with coffee.
4. Spritz background paper with coffee.
5. Encrust areas on card with Teas Stained Mica and Aged Copper Embossing Enamel.
6. Mount on brown cardstock, layering cork paper, encrusting and curled papers.
7. Twist brown ribbon around card and adhere in several places with Fabric glue.
8. Mount Kitty on top of Encrusted area at an angle with foam adhesive.
9. Mount piece onto folded A2 sized cardstock

Baggage Claim by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies: SSC1167_N251_FREG042_FRM10_JS_800

From Stampendous:

SSC1167 Baggage Claim Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
N252 Suitcase World
FREG042 Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel
FRM10 Blue Mica Fragments
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad

Plus:

StazOn Jet Black Ink by Tsukineko
White & Blue Cardstock
Colored Pencils
White & Ochre Acrylic Paint
Paper Tape
Paintbrush
Heating Tool
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Cut blue cardstock for card base.
2. Mix coffee and water in Spray/Splatter Bottle. Closely spray on blue cardstock and spread around with paintbrush. Add more around edges and set aside to dry.
3. Tear off a six-inch piece of medical paper tape and put on a acetate paper or craft mat. Apply a small amount of white acrylic paint over tape and add in some areas ochre acrylic paint. Let dry while working the next step.
4. Randomly stamp luggage and warning labels from Baggage Claim set on blue card base.
5. Sprinkle Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel over card base and heat set from the back side of the paper.
6. Stamp small label stamps in black onto dried paper tape and tear into small pieces. Add to the card base and trim edges.
7. Stamp Suitcase World onto white cardstock in black ink. Paint coffee onto cardstock the same way as the card base. Let dry and then add Blue Mica Fragments by gluing with Beacon glue.
8. Stamp strap from Baggage Claim onto kraft cardstock. Lightly color with colored pencils and trim around image with scissors.
9. Wrap strap around white cardstock stamped with Suitcase World and glue down to card base.

Boots Kiddo by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies: M292_FRM06_JS_800

From Stampendous:

M292 Boots Kiddo
FRM06 White Mica Fragments

Plus:

Boots Kiddo, White Mica
White, Green, Light Blue & Yellow Cardstock
Colored Pencils
Alcohol Markers
Odorless Mineral Spirits
Paper Stump, Cotton Swab, or Blending Pen / Pencil
Ribbon By May Arts
Corner Rounder
Foam Adhesive Squares
3-in-1 Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Stamp Boots Kiddo onto white cardstock and color with alcohol markers. Use markers to create pattern background around stamped image.
2. Color lightly with color pencil around image and blend using a paper stump or cotton swab dipped in odorless mineral spirits. Round each corner of white cardstock.
3. Glue yellow cardstock onto green card base. Round the corners of blue cardstock and tie ribbon into bow around it and glue to yellow layer.
4. Dot around the edges of blue cardstock with Beacon glue and sprinkle White Mica Fragments. Shake off excess.
5. Use foam adhesive on white cardstock and add on top of blue cardstock. Add a few more dots of Beacon glue and sprinkle a few White Mica Fragments over it. Shake off excess.

Mirror Mirror by Debi Hammons

Supplies: R176_DH_800

From Stampendous:

R176 Mirror Mirror
FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
VM991 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad

Plus:

Black and Green cardstock
Embossing Heat Tool
Zip Dry Adhesive by Beacon

Instructions:

  1. Fold 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ black panel to form card base.
  2. Stamp image on 4′ x 5 1/4″ green panel with VersaMark Ink.
  3. Coat with Aged Black Embossing Enamel.
  4. Tap off excess and heat to set.
  5. Sprinkle more Aged Black on two corners of panel. Add Mica Flakes on top and heat from UNDERNEATH, so as not to blow off Mica, until enamel has melted.
  6. Adhere to card front with glue.