Cards

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Forever Greenery & Tasteful Touches

Here’s a great card combining two of the most popular suites in the current annual Stampin’ Up! catalogues – Forever Greenery and Tasteful Touches! Any colour combinations work with these sets, don’t you agree?

Here are the products used:

If you want to order, click on the image or the description and you’ll be directed to my online store!

Here are the instructions and dimensions for this card:

  • Cut Early Espresso Cardstock at 11″ x 4-1/4″, score at 5-1/2″, fold and burnish with a bone folder.
  • Cut In Good Taste DSP at 5-1/4″ x 4″. Cut a length of Early Espresso Faux Suede Trim – use Mini Glue Dots to attach across the centre of the DSP. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach this layer to the card base.
  • Use Forever Flourishing Dies and the Big Shot to cut out leaf images from Early Espresso Cardstock and from Gray Granite Cardstock. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the die-cut leaves and leaves from Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper.over the ribbon.
  • Use Early Espresso Classic Ink to stamp the greeting from Tasteful Touches stamp set on Gray Granite Cardstock. Use Tasteful Labels Dies and the Big Shot to cut out the greeting. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach over the ribbon and the leaves.
  • Use the Confetti Borders Punch to punch out flowers from the remainder of the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to embellish the card.

Tasteful Touches

The Tasteful Labels Dies that coordinate with the Tasteful Touches does not have a die for the flower in the set so, what do you do? Well, you fussy cut flower! And doesn’t it look fantastic? Of course, the dies used to cut out the greeting and the background for it are perfect! You can see how I made this by clicking here.

Here are the products used:

If you want to order, click on the image or the description and you’ll be directed to my online store!

Here are the instructions and dimensions for this card:

  • Cut Night of Navy Cardstock at 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, score at 4-1/4″, fold and burnish with a bone folder.
  • Cut In Good Taste DSP at 5-1/4″ x 4″. Use Gray Granite Classic Ink to stamp images for a background on the DSP.
  • Use Tasteful Labels Dies and the Big Shot to cut a large image from Night of Navy Cardstock. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach over the background images.
  • Use Gray Granite Classic Ink to stamp the greeting from Tasteful Touches stamp set on Whisper White Cardstock.
  • Use Tasteful Labels Dies and the Big Shot to cut the greeting out. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach over the Night of Navy layer.
  • Use Night of Navy Classic In to stamp the flower from Tasteful Touches stamp set on Whisper White Cardstock.
  • Use Paper Snips to cut out the flower. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals and Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach to the card.
  • Embellish with Elegant Faceted Gems and Clear Wink of Stella.
And here’s a flower cut out with another die.

Double Heat Embossing

When you want shiny die-cut words, you do Double Heat Embossing! Yes, you read that correct, double heat embossing – it’s easy and I’ll tell you how!!

Here are the products used:

If you want to order, click on the image or the description and you’ll be directed to my online store!

Here are the instructions and dimensions for this card:

  • Cut Cinnamon Cider Cardstock at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2” – Fold in 1/2 to create standard card size of 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.
  • Use Big Shot and Ornate Layer Dies to cut 5 pieces of Ornate Garden Specialty DSP.
  • Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach to the card base.
  • Use Big Shot and Well Written Dies to cut the greeting from Cinnamon Cider Cardstock.
  • Add Versamark and Clear Embossing Powder over the greeting.
  • Melt the embossing powder with the Heat Tool.
  • Do this twice.
  • Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach over the DSP.
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