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Festive Corners Tall Card

Tall Spooky Card

Using the Stamparatus to stamp the image in the corner – top and bottom! This stamp set is great for Hallowe’en, Christmas and Valentine’s. I love a stamp set that can be used for more than season, don’t you?

Dimensions and cutting instructions:

Card:

  1. Cinnamon Cider card stock – cut 1 @ 8-1/2″ x 7-1/2″, score at 3-3/4″
  2. Basic Black card stock – cut 1 @ 8-1/4″ x 3-1/2″
  3. Cajun Craze card stock – cut 1 @ 8″ x 3-1/4″
  4. Very Vanilla card stock – cut 1 @ 8-1/4″ x 3-1/2″; cut 1 @ 4-3/4″ x 3″
  5. Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP – cut 1 @ 3″ x 3″
  1. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach the Basic Black layer to the Cinnamon Cider card base.
  2. Use the Stamparatus to line up the spider web, greeting and inside corner words as desired.
  3. Use Memento Black Ink to stamp the spider web in the top RH corner and the bottom LH corner of the Very Vanilla card stock cut at 4-3/4″ x 3″.
  4. Use Cinnamon Cider Classic Ink to stamp the greetings on the Very Vanilla card stock.
  5. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach the stamped Very Vanilla layer to the top of the Cajun Craze layer and the DSP to the bottom.
  6. Use Mini Glue Dots to attach a layer of Cinnamon Cider Ribbon around the seam. Tie a faux bow with another length of Cinnamon Cider Ribbon.
  7. Use Stampin’ Seal to attach the Cinnamon Cider layer to the Basic Black layer.

Envelope:

  1. Very Vanilla card stock – cut 1 @ 11″ x 9-1/8″
  2. With the 11″ side at the top of the Score Board, score @ 3″ and @ 9″
  3. With the 9-1/8″ side at the top of the Score Board, score @ 1-1/4″ and @ 8-1/4″
  4. Fold on all score lines, use Tear ‘n Tape to adhere three sides – leaving one of the ends open until the card is inside and ready to mail….or give.

You can see how I assembled the card in this video.

Harvest Happy Birthday

Gorgeous fall colours are bringing these amazing Harvest Happy Birthday wishes! Each year, when the colours start to change, I yearn for warm, cuddly sweaters and long evenings by the fireplace. I love the fall colours as you can see in this sample and in this one. What is your favourite fall colour?

Harvest Happy Birthday

Dimensions and cutting instructions:

  1. When you start by having the card base and envelope in a set, you don’t have a lot left to do! So…let’s get started – fold and burnish card base!
  2. Use Large Oval Dies and Cut & Emboss Machine to cut an oval from Cajun Craze card stock.
  3. Use Well Written Dies with Cut & Emboss Machine to cut out the greeting from Gold Fold Sheet.
  4. Before cutting the leaves with the Nature’s Roots Dies and the Cut & Emboss Machine, fill the Stampin’ Spritzer with water and spritz on the Bumblebee card stock, the Pumpkin Pie card stock and the Early Espresso card stock. This will allow the dry embossing to be deeper more pronounced.
  5. Attach the leaves to the back of the oval with Mini Glue Dots.
  6. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the completed oval & leaves to the card front.
  7. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the words to the oval.
  8. Make a bow with at least 2 pieces of Linen Thread – attach with a “rolled” Mini Glue Dot.
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