Hi all! Tami Mayberry here with you today. I am super excited about the arrival of my first grandchild next month. That being said, when it comes to creating I have went into “baby on the brain” mode. So, today I have a quick and easy embossed baby card that I created using a Core’dinations A2 kraft card base.
Embossed Baby Card Supplies:
- Core’dinations Core Essentials Pastel cardstock pack (pink)
- Core’dinations kraft Deco-Edge A2 cards
- Darice® 4.25 x 5.75 Embossing Folder: Baby Clothes on Line
- Darice pink dot washi tape
- White self-adhesive pearls
- Lawn Fawn Plus One stamp set
- Clearsnap black ink pad
- Sizzix Big Shot die-cutting machines
- Scor-Pal scoring board
- Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® EZ Runer
Step 1: Begin with your choice of pre-made card bases from the Deco-Edge A2 Cards.
Step 2: Place card front inside embossing folder, as shown below, aligning the ends of the line with the top and left edges.
Step 3: Emboss image onto card front.
Step 4: Score 3 lines above decorate edge spaced 1/8-inch apart. Adhere a thin border cut from pink cardstock; embellish with pearls.
Step 5: Cut a 5.5 x 4.25-inch piece from pink cardstock. Adhere to inside panel of card. Stamp sentiment; attach Washi Tape.
We still have weeks more of winter, but I am already yearning for the warmer days of spring. I adore the bright and beautiful flowers of the season, and find that they lift my spirits like nothing else. I find that I often start making cheerful projects to help me get over the winter blues. This fun card is sure to brighten someone’s day as well.
Flower Pot Card Supplies:
- Kraft-Core Shattered Collection
- Bright Assorted Tags
- ColorCore Cardstock Brights
- Vellum Quotes and Titles Sentiments
- Sand-It Gadget
- Punch Bunch – Small Cherry Blossom, Large Cherry Blossom, Medium Birch Leaf
- Heartfelt Creations Decorative Flower Pot Die
- Scor-Tape, Scor-Pal
- May Arts Ribbon KB-33
- Adhesive Pearls
Step 1. Score a piece of cardstock along the top edge of the card base (large enough to accommodate the flower pot die). Tape the die so the top cutting edge is off of the cardstock, and cut.
Step 2. Die cut the smaller sized flower pot and distress the surface with the Sand-It Gadget.
Step 3. Machine stitch the smaller pot onto the larger one, leaving the top open to form a pocket.
Step 4. Decorate the flower pot with die cuts and ribbons.
Step 5. Use the smaller die to draw a line to trim a large tag, so that it will fit into the pocket, while leaving enough visible at the top to add flowers.
Step 6. Decorate the tag with flowers, ribbon and vellum sentiment.
Step 7. Slide into the pocket to finish.
I hope that I have put a little spring into your day! Thanks for stopping by.
Heart Candle Wrap Supplies:
- Core’dinations Pop Dot cardstock (white)
- Core’dinations Glitter Silk cardstock (Princess Pink)
- Core’dinations Gemstones cardstock (Moonstone, Blue Topaz)
- Dollar Tree candle holder
- Pink self-adhesive rhinestones
- Sizzix dies: Sizzlits Decorative Strip Dots & Scallops (#656541), Bigz Banners & Hearts (#659958)
- Scor-Pal Scor-Tape
- Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Dodz adhesive dots
Step 1: Mark height of candle on back of Pop Dot cardstock; cut out.
Step 2: Wrap Pop Dot cardstock around candle; mark length and trim to fit. Adhere to candle.
Step 3: Die-cut borders from pink Glitter Silk cardstock. Adhere to candle.
Step 4: Die-cut hearts from blue Gemstones cardstock; attach to candle using adhesive dots. Attach rhinestones.
And that’s it!! You now have a customized candle ready to decorate your favorite table or shelf.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of the year to create nostalgic projects to give to your loved ones. Tussy Mussies became popular during the Victorian period, but I’ve updated this idea, using the new, trendy Kraft Polka Dot Pops paper.
Valentine Tussy Mussy Supplies:
- Kraft Polka Dot Pops Paper
- Kraft Core Shattered Collection
- Sand-It Gadget
- Darice Valentine Heart Embossing Folder
- May Arts Ribbon 466-38-17
- Crepe Paper
Step 1. Cut a half circle to form the cone. Mark the center on the backside, to assist in forming the cone.
Step 2. Use Scor-tape to attach the sides.
Step 3. Punch a hole on each side of the cone and use to add a ribbon holder.
Step 4. Take about 4 yards of crepe paper, sew through the center to pleat, and add to the cone with Scor-tape.
Step 5. Embellish the crepe ruffle with satin ribbon.
Step 6. Emboss the Valentine heart with the folder. Sand the raised edges.
Step 7. Cut the heart out and attach to the cone.
Step 8. Fill with tulle and other goodies of your choice.
This is an easy project to put together, and one that can be changed for any season or holiday. Thanks for stopping by!
All right football fans, the most anticipated sports/social event of the year is quickly approaching, and it’s time to start party planning. This cute invitation will catch the eye of everyone on your guest list.
Super Bowl Party Invitation Supplies:
- Core Essentials Cardstock Darks
- Vellum Transparent Paper
- Sand-It Gadget
- Cuttlebug Mesh Texture Embossing Folder
- Scor-Pal Scoring Board
- Xyron Adhesive
- Crop-a-Dile Hole Punch
Step 1. Cut paper for card base 6″ x 12″. Score at 3″ and 9″.
Step 2. Cut a piece of green cardstock 5 1/2″ square. Score every half inch. Sand the score lines with the Sand-It Gadget.
Step 3. Cut the square in half. Fold the card base as a gatefold card, and glue the green paper to each side.
Step 4. Cut a football shape from paper. Line the football up over the opening of the card. Mark holes to punch through the football and card base. Use a hole punch to make the holes larger.
Step 5. Emboss the football with folder. Sand the raised areas. Line the holes up and glue to one side of the card.
Step 6. Print the details for your invitation on vellum, using the computer. Glue to the inside of the card.
Step 7. Loosely lace the football to close the card. After all of the holes are laced, then tighten them.
Which ever team you are pulling for….I hope you have a great time with family and friends! Thanks for stopping by.
The holidays may be over, but we still have a few more months of wintery weather. Bring a little light into the season, with this shimmery tea-light lantern. Add a battery powered tea light, and the vellum paper allows a beautiful glow.
Winter Wonderland Lantern Supplies:
- Glitter Silk Cardstock
- Pop Dot Paper
- Adhesive Glitter Paper
- Sizzix Bigz Die – 3D Luminary
- Heartfelt Creations Banner and Trees Die (Snowflake)
- Martha Stewart Punch
- May Arts Ribbon
- Stampendous Shaved Ice
- Other: Winter floral branches
Step 1. Die cut 2 sets of the Luminary die.
Step 2. Score the cuts as marked on the cuts.
Step 3. Add vellum to the backside of the windows with double-sided tape.
Step 4. Assemble the lantern with double-sided tape.
Step 6. Die cut snowflakes and glue to the center of the vellum window.
Step 7. Embellish the lantern with Shaved Ice, snow border punch, ribbon and floral stems.
So instead of heading out into the winter weather, stay inside where it’s warm and create your own winter wonderland!