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House-Mouse® Easter Egg Nap by Amy Hurley-Purdie

Supplies:HMV12_APH_800

From Stampendous:
HMV12 Easter Egg Nap
SSC1214 Happy Greetings Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Watercolor Paper by Strathmore®
Patterned Paper by Authentique™ Paper
Tim Holtz® Dried Marigold, Pumice Stone, Milled Lavender, Mustard Seed, Worn Lipstick, Tumbled Glass, & Mowed Lawn Distress Markers by Ranger®
Liquid Pearls™ by Ranger®
Paintbrush
Border Punch by Marvy® Uchida
Square & Scallop Square Dies
Foam Tape
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Start with 4 3/8” x 6” white card. Glue 4 ¼” x 5 7/8” pale yellow cardstock centered on white. Glue 4” x 5 5/8” pattern paper centered on pale yellow. Punch border from white paper and glue down center of card. Glue ½” x 5 5/8” dark pink cardstock strip to center of white border.
  2. Use 3 ½” scalloped cutting die to cut pale yellow cardstock. Use 3” square cutting die to cut pink cardstock. Use 2 ¾” square cutting die to cut watercolor paper.
  3. Stamp Easter Nap stamp onto square watercolor paper. Color with small amount of Distress Markers, and use brush and water to spread color. Let Dry. Glue watercolor square to pink square. Glue onto yellow scallop and foam tape centered on card as shown.
  4. Stamp “Spring Greetings” to vellum strip and glue to card.

Christmas Cottage by Lea Kimmel

Christmas Cottage by Lea KimmelSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R214 Christmas Cottage
MG01 Crystal Micro Glitter
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Classic Crest™ Solar White Cover Stock Neenah®
Vintage Christmas Patterned Paper My Mind’s Eye®
Ribbon by May Arts
Watercolors by Artist’s Loft™
Tim Holtz® Antique Linen Distress Ink™ by Ranger®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Glue Dots

Instructions:

  1. Stamp image and watercolor.
  2. Trim close around edge of image.
  3. Distress edge of image with ink.
  4. Create standard A-2 card base with a tent fold.
  5. Trim patterned paper as shown.
  6. Adhere patterned paper to card base and distress corners with ink.
  7. Adhere image to card.
  8. Add glitter to snow-covered portions of image.
  9. Create a small bow and add to lower corner of image as shown.

Tomb Elements by Janelle Stollfus

Tomb Elements by Janelle StollfusSupplies:

From Stampendous:
W134 Tomb Elements
FRC09 Purple Color Fragments
FRG05 Lavender Crushed Glass Glitter
FRG14 Royal Purple Crushed Glass Glitter
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Watercolor Pencils (Black, Holland Blue, Indigo Blue, Violet, Yellow Orange, Dark Brown, Slate Gray, Warm Gray Medium) by DESIGN
Cardstock by Core’dinations®
Ribbon by May Arts
3-in-1 Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Stamp Tomb Elements in black onto white cardstock.
  2. Color with watercolor pencils and let dry.
  3. Glue to Amethyst Gemstones paper and tie with ribbon.
  4. Glue to grey card base.
  5. Sprinkle a mixture of Lavender Crushed Glass Glitter, Royal Purple Glass Glitter and Purple Color Fragments over glue that has been applied around stamped and colored image. Shake off excess.

 

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

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

Instructions:

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.

Rodeo Girl by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

W124 Rodeo girl

MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento™ ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:

Red and White cardstock

STAEDTLER Karat Aquarelle Colored Pencils

Burlap Fabric

Natural twine

Buffalo Head Bead

Staples/Stapler

Small Brads, 1/16″ hole punch

Scissors or Distressing tool

Water/Paintbrush

Instructions:

  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.