Wednesday, April 29, 2015

May Club Projects

May Club Projects

Tied Scallop Tag Topper Card
set - painted petals
cs - pistacio pudding, IC DSP, gold foil, whisper white
ink - crisp cantaloupe and pistacio pudding pads
access - tag topper punch, pistacio pudding ruffled stretch ribbon, dimensionals, stampin' pierce mat

Start with the pp cs in the landscape mode and line up the tag topper punch edge with the edge of the cs.  Push the cs all the way in and punch.  Do the same to the other side, being sure that you line up the same edge on opposite sides. Cut off below and above the punches, saving the small pieces you cut off for the next project. Score the tab on the right side and 4-1/4" from there.  This becomes the back of the card.  Dawn has a good video tutorial for this type of card HERE.
Tied Scallop Tag Topper Card, open

Scallop Tag Topper 2, 4, 6, 8 Box, front
 Be sure to sponge bird, flower and heart before attaching with dimensionals.
Scallop Tag Topper 2, 4, 6, 8 Box, back
Scallop Tag Topper 2, 4, 6, 8 Box, front
Scallop Tag Topper 2, 4, 6, 8 Box, back
set - and many more
cs - coastal cabana, whisper white, IC DSP, pistacio pudding scraps from previous card, strawberry slush scraps
ink - strawberry slush and coastal cabana pads
access - sponges, dimensionals, sticky strip, simply scored tool, strawberry slush ruffled stretch ribbon, pearls
punches - scallop tag topper, sweet heart, bird builder, petite petal
Scallop Tag Topper 2, 4, 6, 8 Box, before assembly
I saw a tutorial for this box a year ago on Stampin' Connection, but don't remember the demo's name and can't find the video.  The photo looks green, but it's really Coastal Cabana.  First SCORE the box on the 8-1/2" side at 2", 4", 6" and 8", then turn it 90 degrees and score at 2" on the 5- 1/2" side.  You will punch two of the sections with the scallop tag topper punch on the 2" x 3-1/2" section.  Cut as indicated, cutting off the small sections and leaving a 1/2" tab.  Decorate the middle and top pieces with DSP.  Attach the tab with sticky strip or fast fuse.  The top flaps between the scallop sections will fold down to hide the box's contents.  The 2" flaps on the bottom are folded in and adhered with strong adhesive to create the box.  Finish decorating as desired.

Happy Stamping!  Mary

Monday, April 27, 2015

Sr. Ball for Chris and Colleen!

Chris and Colleen

Chris and Colleen

My son went to his girlfriend's senior ball last Sat.  They looked so cute!  Wow, Time is really flying. In June he'll graduate and then he goes to UCSB  in the fall!

I've been busy working on grad cards.  I'll post those soon!

Mary Muhlenkamp

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

SAB Class back in March

All Four Cards
On the supply lists I show SAB items in red.  These items can be earned for free with a $50 net order during Sale-a-bration (SAB).  I'm a little late with this post - sorry!
Cross Over DSP Card
sets - Mixed Bunch
cs - 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" calypso coral, 3-3/4" x 5" whisper white & scraps, best year ever dsp: 4" x 3" curry design, 4" sq coral design
ink - crushed curry, calypso coral pads
access - 14" each of calypso & curry best year ever ribbon, dimensionals
punches - 1/4" handheld, blossom, 3/4" circle

  for 4" x 3" , score at 1/2"
  for 4" sq, score at 3-1/2"

Card Assembly:
  1. stamp 3 3/4" x 5" wh cs with flower center image along top and bottom
  2. Snail the 1/2" tabs of the DSP and attach the smaller one centered vertically under the left side of wh cs and the other one vertically centered under the right side of white cs.
  3. attach the white cs to the coral cs
  4. ink flower image with calypso coral pad, stamp on white scrap and punch out with blossom punch
  5. ink flower center image with crushed curry pad, stamp on white scrap and punch out with 3/4" circle punch 
  6. add ribbon, using stay put knot to card front 
  7. add punched flower to card front with a dimensional, add punched flower center with another dimensional
1.    Punch ¼” hole where you want knot to be
2.    Enter ribbon and leave a 3” tail on front of card
3.    Wrap ribbon all the way around card
4.    Come up hole from the back
5.    Make sure “tails” are even length and one on each side of ribbon and tie a knot

Cross Over DSP Card, open

Simple Punch Card
Punch out  flowers and then punch squares around them.  Save Flowers for inside of card.  Punch itty bitty banners and attatch to under side of top piece.  Mount top piece with dimensionals

sets - A Dozen Thoughts, SAB Simply wonderful (optional inside greeting)
cs - 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" mossy meadow card base and scraps, 2@ 5-1/4" x 4" and 4-1/4" x 3-1/2" very vanilla, hello honey scraps, blackberry bliss scraps
ink - mossy meadow marker
access- rhinestones, dimensionals
punches - itty bitty accents, itty bitty banner, 1-1/4" square

Irresistibly Yours Card
Either brayer or sponge Irresistibly Yours dsp with razzleberry ink until you get desired depth of color.  Wipe off excess ink with paper towel.

sets - Painted Petals
cs - 8-1/2" x 5- 1/2" whisper white card and 3-1/4" square, 2" x 5- 1/4" irresistibly yours SAB DSP
ink - island indigo, rich razzleberry and wild wasabi pads
access - painted blooms cotton twine, sponge or brayer, rhinestones

Lotus Blossom meets Painted Blooms DSP Thank You Card
sets -  SAB Lotus Blossom
cs - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" garden green card, 4" x 5-1/4" painted blooms dsp, 4" x 5-1/4" whisper white (guts), 2-1/4" x 4" and scraps, 2-1/2" x 4-1/4" pacific point
ink - pacific point, marina mist, soft sky and garden green pads
access - 4" marina mist chevron ribbon, dimensionals, sponge
punches - large oval
Lotus Blossom meets Painted Blooms DSP Thank You Card, open

Below is a card people had the choice to make for an extra fee which was donated to Build A Miracle, a non-profit started by my college friend.
Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, open
Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, closed front
Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, closed back
We made free standing pop up cards in club.  See this post for basic card directions.   This tag is slightly wider, so the slit is slightly bigger.
Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, sort of closed side view

Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, open side view 
sets - SAB Big Day
cs - 4-1/4" x 11" (base card) and 3" x 5-1/4" (tag) bermuda bay, 2-1/2" x 4-1/4" (tag) and scraps whisper white, 4-1/4" x 1" (card front) and 3" x 1" (top of tag) birthday bash dsp
ink - bermuda bay pad
access- sticky strip, dimensionals, sponge, decorative label punch
Specialty Free standing Pop up Card, pieces before and after assembly

Happy Stamping!  Mary