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Gothic Heart by Lea Kimmel


From Stampendous:
Q209 Gothic Heart
P249 Vintage Note
DP104 Detail Copper Embossing Powder
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
EI101 Boss Gloss Embossing Ink with Dauber
VP001 VersaMarker™ Pen by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Union Square Paper by My Mind’s Eye™
StazOn™ Spiced Chai Midi Ink by Tsukineko®
Tim Holtz® Tea Dye Distress Ink by Ranger®
Hug Snug Seam Binding
Key Embellishment
Tim Holtz® Paper Distresser
Heat Tool
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Ink heart stamp with Boss Gloss, stamp on patterned paper, add a mix of embossing powder and embossing enamel, heat.
  2. Trim patterned paper to desired size, distress edges, brush on distress ink, mist corners, roll with paint brush, heat to set curl.
  3. Create card base for a standard A-2 card with a tent fold.
  4. Trim patterned paper for background as shown, stamp word stamp over design with StazOn, distress edges, brush on distress ink around edges, mist corners, roll slightly with paint brush, heat to set curl.
  5. Cut strip of seam binding and dye with distress ink, heat to dry, cut a piece about 3″ in length off and set aside.
  6. Knot ribbon on right side and wrap ends around background paper and adhere to back.
  7. Adhere background paper to card base.
  8. Adhere embossed heart piece to card.
  9. Using VersaMarker, add ink around edges in a random manner, add copper embossing powder, heat.
  10. Add glue to attach mica flakes as shown, shake off excess flakes.
  11. Using additional piece of dyed ribbon, attach key to ribbon

Eiffel Collage by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: by Suzanne Czosek

From Stampendous:
R202 Eiffel Collage
SSC1201 Angel Wing Quotes Perfectly Clear Stamps™
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink by Tsukineko
FREG024 Aged Gold Frantage Embossing Enamel

Kraft, Black and Cream Cardstock
Lace and Twine Trims from May ArtsSTAEDTLER Watercolor Pencils
Embossing Heat Tool
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold an 11″ X 4-1/4″ panel of kraft cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Stamp image in black ink on a 3-3/4″ X 5″ panel of cream cardstock.
  3. Color image as desired with watercolor pencils.
  4. Use brush with water to dilute pencil and create watercolor effect.
  5. Stamp greeting in rectangle on panel bottom.
  6. Distress edges of panel with blade of scissors.
  7. Sprinkle Aged Gold Embossing Enamel on panel edges and heat from underneath to set.
  8. Glue panel to a 4″ X 5-1/4″ panel of black cardstock.
  9. Glue layered panels to front of card base.
  10. Tie lace trim and jute twine around top of card front.



Gruffies® Honey Ride by Kristine Reynolds

Honey Ride Card by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:
HGRP02 Honey Ride Wood Stamp
FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
MEM01 Memento® Tuxedo Black Dye Ink

Copic® Markers (E21-E23-E25-E43-E44-R21-R22-R24-YR21-YR23-YR24-T0-T1-T3-E50-E51-C3-C5-Y15)
The Paper Studio® colored cardstock
White Cardstock
Simple Stories Color Vibe 1 patterned paper pack
May Arts Ribbon
Heat Tool
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon®


  1. Adhere polka dot paper panel to a top folding brown card.
  2. Stamp image on a white cardstock panel with black ink.
  3. Color image with Copic markers.
  4. Sprinkle embossing enamel under the tires and heat from underneath until melted.
  5. Adhere image panel to card.
  6. Tie ribbon around card.

Eiffel Tower by Debi Hammons

Supplies: Sample_R105DreamText_Eiffel_DH_R_800

From Stampendous:

CRR105 Jumbo Rubber Cling Dream Text
SSC1121 Eiffel Tower Perfectly Clear Stamp Set
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
SSh46 Large Rectangle Acrylic Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad


Bazzil Blissful and craft card stock
ColorBox Chalk – Sepia and Raspberry
Embossing Heat Tool, glue, scissors, ribbon, sponge


Blissful – 4.25 x 11 scored and folded in half
craft – 4 x 5

1. Stamp Dream Text on craft panel with Sepia Ink.
2. Stamp random Eiffel images with Raspberry over Dream Text.
3. Sponge Sepia Ink along edges of panel.
4. Tie ribbon around panel and adhere to card front centered.
5. Stamp Eiffel Tower on extra craft paper with VersaMark Ink. Coat with embossing powder and heat to set.
6. Trim out image.
7. Adhere tower to card front with dimensional foam adhesive.


Wander Lost by Melinda Gleissner

Supplies: N252_R160_SSC1167_SSC1166_FREG042_FREG01C_MG_800

From Stampendous:

N252 Wander Lost
R160 Luggage Labels
SSC1166 Air Travel Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
FRG01C Silver Crushed Glass Glitter


StazOn Jet Black Ink by Tsukineko
Aged Mahogany, Black Soot & Antique Linen Distress Ink by Ranger
Cardstock by Bazzill Basic
Desert Storm Cardstock by Neenah
Metal Nail Heads
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1. Create card base and panels from cardstock.
2. Stamp Luggage Labels twice onto white cardstock using Jet Black ink; Cut into various sized rectangles.
3. Sponge Black Soot ink around edges of each rectangle; Adhere rectangles to black panel.
4. Spritz with coffee; Set aside to dry.
5. Paint small amount of Fast Finish onto panel; Sprinkle with glass glitter.
6. Add nail heads; Adhere panels to card base.
7. Soak tulle in coffee; Set aside to dry.
8. Stamp Wander Lost sentiment onto white cardstock using Jet Black ink; Stamp suitcases over sentiment using Black Soot ink.
9. Sponge Antique Linen ink onto edges of panel; Spritz with coffee; Set aside to dry.
10. Paint small amount of Fast Finish onto panel; Sprinkle with glass glitter.
11. Adhere to mat; Attach tulle then sentiment panel to card base.
12. Stamp belt image onto white cardstock using Jet Black ink; Cut out and ink using Aged Mahogany ink.
13. Wrap belt with twine; Adhere to card base.