My daughter has got Corvid and is at home with her two small children. We are also self-isolating as she had visited us the day before. We are talking a lot by video messenger. Today’s card is the result of asking my grandchildren what colour my snowflake card should be. My 6 year-old granddaughter said blue and my 3 year-old grandson said pink😀
Snowflake Wishes Stamp Set – Annual Catalogue 2021/2022 page 90
Card Base – Balmy Blue 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″ 1st layer – Basic White 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ Sentiment – Balmy Blue 3 1/2″ x 1″
Inside Layer – Basic White 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
The snowflakes were stamped in Versamark and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.
I then used sponge daubers to add colour to the card.
The sentiment was stamped in Whisper White ink and then fussy cut.
They have promised us some cooler weather, so I may get around to doing some more crafting. It’s been too hot to do anything 😀
Anyone else finding it too hot? I am really struggling with my focus and keep doing silly things 😆
This is another of the new bundles coming in the new July-December Mini catalogue. The stamp set comes with a border punch which I need to practice with, but is very pretty.
Happy Holly-days Bundle – July-September Mini Catalogue 2021 page 27
Card base – Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″ 1st layer – Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper 5 5/8″ x 2 1/2″ Sentiment – Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3 1/4″ x 1″ Scrap of Basic White Cardstock for the Robin
Inside layer – Basic White Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
I coloured the robin using Stampin’ Blends. I did try the lovely watercolour pencils, but I am not very good with them and decided my 6-year old granddaughter would probably have done a better job 😆 Need a bit more practice.
I fussy cut the robin.
The sentiment was heat embossed in gold.
I will be keeping the little cut-outs from the punch for a future projects.
This is a 3″ x 3″ card as I will be making 15 of these for my Rainbows (the youngest section of Girlguiding UK). I love the penguins and think they will be perfect for 5-7 year old little girls. And obviously what little girl doesn’t love a bit of sparkle so had to include some heat embossing 😃
Penguin Place Bundle- July -December Mini Catalogue page 33
Base Card – Basic White Cardstock 6″ x 3″ 1st layer – Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ Scrap of Basic Black cardstock for the penguin Scraps of Basic White Cardstock for Sentiment, penguin’s body and scarf. Scrap of Mango Melody Cardstock for Penguin’s feet
I used our blending brushes to cover half the the front layer with Balmy Blue ink. I then stamped the snowflakes in Versamark and heat embossed them in silver. I also did the same on the inside of the card and for the sentiment
I punched out the different parts of the penguin and stamped and fussy cut the scarf. I trimmed down the sentiment and cut the ends at an angle.
Don’t Forget: As this set is a photopolymer set, you will need to use a Stampin’ Pierce mat or equivalent to get a clear image.
The bundle will be available when the catalogue goes live on 3rd August. If you live in the UK, France, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria and would like a copy of the new mini catalogue, please contact me and I will send one out to you.
This is the first project in my Christmas in July series. I love Christmas and with the release of the mini catalogue next month, it is the perfect excuse to make some Christmassy projects 😃
Poinsettia Petals and Poinsettia Dies – Annual Catalogue 2021/2022 pages 92 and 165
Base Card – Mossy Meadow cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @4 1/8″ 1st layer – Basic White Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ Poinsettias – Real Red Cardstock 8″ x 3 1/2″ Leaves – Mossy Meadow Cardstock 15″ x 3″ Label – Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
Inside Layer – Basic White Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
The background is stamped with the Birch stamp. I used the Stamparatus to stamp the image.
The sentiment was stamped in Versamark and heat embossed in copper.
I love Poinsettias and the dies add such texture to the flowers, making them look more life like. In the new mini catalogue we have the red velvet paper making a comeback which will be perfect for these.
On Tuesday, I will be bringing you a project from our new mini catalogue.