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Sharing a birthday card I made using Art Impressions Never Too Old – 5114  for the main image and sentiment. My friend and I tease each other about getting older. So, I thought this would be a fun card to make for her. LOL! I used another sentiment from this same set on the inside too, which reads, “Thanks for always being older than me”.

To make my card, I began with a card base of Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock, cut and scored to be 5.5″ x 4.25″. For the background, I used multiple inks from Tim Holtz listed below, Picket Fence Studio Blender Brushes and Lawn Fawn – Confetti Stencils. Using my MISTI, Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock. The image was coloured in and fussy cut. Using my MISTI and Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink, I stamped the image onto Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock. It was then embossed using my Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Spellbinders Die D-Lites – Conversation Bubble Three (S2-137) and my Cuttlebug were used to die cut the sentiment. U-Line double-sided tape was added to the backs of the sentiment and coloured image and they were both popped up onto the background to complete the front of the card. I repeated the process of inking and embossing for the inside sentiment to complete the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Never Too Old – 5114 (Art Impressions)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Shaded Lilac, Mustard Seed, Wilted Violet and Evergreen Bough

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb.

Dies: Spellbinders Die D-Lites – Conversation Bubble Three (S2-137)

Stencil: Lawn Fawn – Confetti Stencils (6″ x 6″)

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, U-Line double-sided tape, Cuttlebug, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen, Picket Fence Studio Blender Brushes

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E00, E000, R46, R30, R20

Hair: N4, N3, N2, N0

Clothing, Purse, Shoes, Hat and Balloon: B69, V17, V15, V12, V09, V06, V05, V04, V01, E13, Y17, Y15, Y13, C2, C1, C00

Shadow: C3, C2, C1, C00

Hope you like it and have a great week!

Hello Fabulous!!


Sharing a birthday card I made for a friend using Art ImpressionsAHH Set – A4671 and Glamour Pop-Ups – 5355. I was late getting this birthday card out to my friend as usual and this face says it all. LOL!

To make the card, I began with the base of 5.5″ x 4.25″ Hammermill – Premium Colour cardstock. Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, the image was stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Cardstock and coloured in with Copic Markers. Once everything was coloured, the sentiments were stamped with Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder. Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool was used to heat the embossing powder. I added double-sided tape to the back of the image and attached it directly to the base card.

Inside of the card: 

For the inside of the card, I used Art Impressions Glamour Pop-Ups – 5355. I stamped and coloured the image using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink. The image was coloured with Copic markers and then die cut using my Cuttelbug and the dies that came with the stamp. Love this image because if you are going to get older, you might as well be fabulous and enjoy it!

The image pops out. Here are a couple of different views. Art Impressions also has an amazing video to show you how the mechanism works.

   

I decorated the inside with Forever In Time – Glam Glitter Cardstock – Ombre Pastel cardstock and also Bubbly Girls – Party – Yvonne Creations cardstock. Then, I added the pop-up as per the instructions from Art Impression stamps.

Thankfully, she loved her card and I hope you do too!

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiments: AHH Set – 4671 – Art Impressions, Glamour Pop-Ups – 5355 – Art Impressions

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Bubbly Girls – Party – Yvonne Creations (6″ x 6″), Forever In Time – Glam Glitter Cardstock – Ombre Pastel

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail

Miscellaneous: Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Kraftin’ Kimmie – Seashore Dots

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin and Lips: E21, E11, E00, E000, R89, R59, R30, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43, E41

Clothing – Lady1: B26, B23, B21, W8, W6, W4

Glasses: YG17, YG11, B00

Clothing – Lady2: BG72, BG57, BG32, BG11, BG09, BG05, BG03, BG02

Hat: BG09, BG05, BG03, BG02, G14, YG23, YG01, E15, Y17, Y08, RV66, RV63, RV55, RV000

Shadow: C2, C1, C0

Hope you like it and have a great week!

Seas The Day!!


Sharing a CAS birthday card I made for a friend using Art Impressions – Loads of Fun Set – Ai5111. We are never too old to still have fun and enjoy life and this gal is showing us how to still have some. LOL!

 

To make the card, I began with the base of 5.5″ x 4.25″ Hammermill – Premium Colour cardstock. Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, the image was stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Cardstock and coloured in with Copic Markers. Once everything was coloured, the sentiments were stamped with Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder. Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool was used to heat the embossing powder. I added double-sided tape to the back of the image and attached it directly to the base card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiments: Loads of Fun Set – Ai5111 – Art Impressions

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb.

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail

Miscellaneous: Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E00, E000, R30, R20

Eye Shadow and Glasses: YG17, YG11, B00

Hair: E47, E44, E43, E41

Nightgown: V12, V9, V06, V04, C1, C0, Atyou Spica – Lavender – 01, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen

Housecoat: RV09, RV06, RV04, RV02, Atyou Spica – Blossom – 14

Ironing Board: B04, B02, B01, B00, C9, C5, C4, C3, C1

Shadow: E35, E34, E33

Hope you like it and have a great week!

There’s A Nap For That!!


Sharing a birthday card that I made for my husband using Art Impressions – Lazy Boy Set – Ai4159 and Stampin’ Up – Country Club Designer Series Paper for the golf player background. I’ve taken a few pictures over the years of my hubby in this exact position and couldn’t resist this stamp when I saw it. He laughed as soon as he saw the card and said it looked just like him too. LOL!

 

To make the card, I began with the base of 5″ x 5″ Hammermill – Premium Colour cardstock. Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, the image was stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Cardstock and coloured in with Copic Markers. I coloured in the backgound picture with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. I stamped the sentiment using Versamark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail onto American Crafts – “Holiday” paper. Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool was used to heat the embossing powder.

The card was now ready for assembly. I cut some light brown cardstock to the size of 5″ x 3.75″ and attached it directly to the base. I cut the background picture to the size of 3-3/8″ x 2-7/8″ and cut some dark brown cardstock to the size of 3-5/8″ x 3″ and used double-sided tape to attach them both together and to the base card. The flooring background with the sentiment was cut to 5″ x 1″ and attached using double-sided tape to the bottom of the card. Lastly, I added 3M double-sided tape to the back of the image after fussy cutting around it and attached it to the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiments: Lazy Boy Set – Ai4159 – Art Impressions

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., American Crafts – “Holiday” 6 x 6 in. (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm), Stampin’ Up – Country Club Designer Series Paper (12″ x 12″), Light brown cardstock, Dark brown cardstock

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Miscellaneous: Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, 3M double-sided tape, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E00, E000, R30, R20, C1

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Shirt: E93, E18, E09, E08, E07

Shoes: E34, E33, E31, E27, E25, E23

Track Pants: T7, T5, T3, T1

Chair: B29, B28, B24, B23, E27, E25, E23

Remote: C7, C5, C4, C3, C1, Y04, YG03, R24

Chip Bag: B00, B000, B000, Y17, Y15, Y02

Shadow: C2

Image coloured with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers:

Sky: 303

Trees and Grass: 066, 053, 049, 048, 047, 045, 044, 041

Water: 037, 036, 032

Pants: 095, 097, 092

Golf Club: 091

Shirt and Hat: 042, 033

Skin: 069, 076, 071

Shoes and Hair: 066

Hope you like it and have a great week!

Be-Lated Birthday Chicks!!


Sharing a belated birthday card I made for my sister-in-law using Art Impressions – Spring Chicken Set – AiCS40. I really had fun with these cool Chicks! LOL!

Inside of the card.

To make the card, I began with the base of 5.5″ x 4.25″ Hammermill – Premium Colour cardstock. My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies and my Cuttlebug were used to die cut Echo Park Paper Co. – My Favorite Winter paper. I just loved this paper and thought it had the look of barn board for the chicken coop. Double-sided tape was applied to the back of the background paper and it was applied directly to the base card. Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony was used to ink around all of the edges of the card. Using Lifestyle Crafts Cutting Dies – Nesting Circles dies, I die cut 1 large circle from black cardstock and 1 smaller circle from Doodle Bug Designs Inc. – Down on the Farm paper. I inked around the smaller circle with the same Tim Holtz ink. I applied the 2 circles together using double-sided tape and then added 3M VHB – 2 sided tape to the back of the larger circle and attached it to the background. The speech bubble was die cut with Spellbinders Die D-Lites – Conversation Bubble 4 and my Cuttlebug.

Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, the images were stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Cardstock and coloured in with Copic Markers. Once everything was coloured, I fussy cut around both images. I popped up the image on the front with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape and ran the second image through my Xyron Creative Station to make a sticker out of it and placed it on the inside of the card. All of the sentiments were stamped with Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder. Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Too heated the powder. The sentiment bubble was popped up onto the front of the card with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiments: Spring Chicken Set – AiCS40 – Art Impressions

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Doodle Bug Designs Inc. – Down on the Farm – 6″ x 6″ paper pad, Echo Park Paper Co. – My Favorite Winter (6″ x 6″)

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies, Spellbinders Die D-Lites – Conversation Bubble 4 (SP-S2138)

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail

Miscellaneous: 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Xyron Creative Station, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Chickens: E99, E97, E55, E53, E51, E43, E42, E40, E15, E13, R46, R17, R14, R08, B60, C1, C0, Colorless Blender

Eye Shadow and Glasses: YG17, YG11, B00

Balloon, Cup and Cupcake Wrapper: RV09, RV06, RV04, RV02, RV00

Hat, Flower and Leaves: RV09, RV06, RV02, YG17, YG11, YR30, YR23, Y21, Y17

Cupcake Topping and Candle: Y02, Y00, Y000, RV06, RV04, RV00, Y08, YR12

Dirt: E37, E35, E33, E31

Hope you like it and have a great week!