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October 2019

Easy Gift Card Holder With Feathered Friends

It's that time of year for giving gift cards.  This is a fun one to make!

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And here is the inside:

Gift card inside1

Here's what you need:


11 x 4 1/4" Whisper White card stock for card base scored at 5 1/2" and 2 3/4".  

Paper layers for front and gift card panel:  Let it Snow DSP 2 1/2 x 4 (need 2), Pool Party card stock 3 3/4 x 2 1/4" (need two), Whisper White card stock 3 1/2 x 2" (need two).

Pool Party for inside sentiment: 4 x 2 1/2"

Scrap DSP for top of front sentiment panel.


Black Memento, Snowfall Accent Puff Paint


Birds of a Feather, Perfectly Plaid


2" punch, Stampin' Trimmer, multi-purpose glue, Pine Tree Punch, Real Red marker for hat and Daffodil Delight marker for star, Heat Tool


White Baker's Twine, Holiday Rhinestones


Score 11 x 4 1/4" card base at 5" and 2 3/4"  Fold on score marks.  Fold back on the 2 3/4" mark to form pocket for gift card.  Before adhering, stamp on Whisper White layer piece, punch tree and adhere, and add rhinestone and Baker's Twine bow.   Layer panel pieces and adhere to panel. (DSP, Pool Party, Whisper White).  Using 2" punch, punch top edge to make it easier to pull out gift card.  Using Tear Tape, make pocket.

Stamp bird on front Whisper White panel piece, color hat and star. Shake Snowfall Accents Puff Paint well and add to hat.  Heat with Heat Tool to set. Add rhinestones. Layer pieces for front panel and adhere to front.

Adhere 5 1/4 x 4" DSP to inside.  Stamp on Pool Party sentiment piece for inside and adhere.


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Easel Card With Merry Moose Stamp Set

I just love the Merry Moose stamp set and Moose punch!  I CASED this easel card from Ronda Wade at  It is not only cute, but easy to make!

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I've used DSP from three different paper collections.  From the Toile Christmas:

Merry Moose 1

From the Gather Together DSP:

Merry Moose 22

From Let it Snow DSP:

Merry Moose 33

Here's what you need to make this card:



5 1/2 X 8 1/2" cardstock for card base, scored at 4 1/4"

5 1/4 x 4" Whisper White card stock for inside sentiment

Scrap pieces of Crumb Cake for the moose and the Pretty Label Punch Tag. Scrap piece of Whisper White for the 2" punch.

Designer Series Paper - 2 pieces 1 1/4 x 4" and 2 pieces 2 x 2 3/8"


Merry Moose stamp set


Soft Suede and Mint Macaron or Shaded Spruce for trees, Cherry Cobbler


Moose punch, 2" punch, Pretty Label Punch, Paper trimmer, snail adhesive or liquid multipurpose glue, dimensionals.


Happiness Blooms enamel dots


Score card base at 4 1/4". Line up card base at 1 1/2" on 5 1/2" end and cut up to the 4 1/4" score mark in the middle of the card base.  Flip to other side and do the same - line base up at 1 1/2" mark and cut up to 4 1/4" score mark in the middle of the card.  You will have three flaps on one side of the card - one large flap in the middle and two smaller flaps on each side.  

Line the middle flap up on the 2 1/8" mark and score.  This is to create the easel.

Adhere DSP pieces to flaps.

Stamp sentiment on inside sentiment piece and adhere to card base.

Glue down the two thin outside flaps.

Stamp two trees on the 2" circle punch with Shaded Spruce or Mint Macaron.  Stamp the star with Crushed Curry.  Stamp the Moose in Soft Suede and punch him out.  Stamp the scarf on Cherry Cobbler paper with Cherry Cobbler ink.  Fussy cut the scarf.  Glue to the moose.  Adhere the moose to the 2" white circle with dimensionals.  Glue onto the front part of the middle flap.

Stamp the sentiment for the front tag and punch out with the Pretty Label Punch. Adhere to the card base with dimensionals.  


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Easy Card With Let it Ride!

This was one of the cards at a class in Binghamton this last weekend.  The Let it Ride stamp set is one that can be used for many occasions. I love images of the beautiful horses in this stamp set!  The NIght of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker's twine goes so well with the Wood grain and Cherry Cobbler Papers.  Supplies and DIrections are below.

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Card base - Cherry Cobbler, 4 1/4 x 11" scored at 5 1/2" ; Whisper White for mat piece, 5 3/8 x 4 1/8"; Wood grain pattern from Pressed Petals specialty DSP; NIght of Navy for inside mat - 5 1/4 x 4"; Whisper White for inside sentiment - 5 x 3 3/4"' Whisper White scrap pieces for die cut pieces on front, Cherry Cobbler DSP for front, 1 1/2 x 4 1/4"


Let it Ride (page 154, Annual Catalog), Nature's Beauty


Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Night of Navy


Stampin' Trimmer, Die cut machine, Stitched Rectangle dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, multipurpose liquid glue, dimensionals, Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blend Pen, mini glue dots.


Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker's Twine, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots.


Cut cardstock, DSP and Die cut pieces.  

Stamp Horse image in Soft Suede.  Stamp Tree (from Nature's Beauty) in Crumb Cake.  Stamp sentiment for front in NIght of Navy.

Adhere Whisper White mat piece, wood grain piece and Cherry Cobbler DSP to front.  Wrap baker's twine around twice and tie a bow.  Stabilize with glue dot.

Add dimensionals to back of die cut pieces (horse image and sentiment) and adhere to front.

For inside, adhere Night of Navy mat piece and then Whisper White piece.


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Pretty Card With Rooted in Nature

I love the versatility of this stamp set.  It is great to use this time of year on a card with Fall colors.  But, it's also wonderful for any time of year and used for anything from birthdays to sympathy cards.  

This card was made with soft colors, Mint Macaron, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede:

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Here's the stamp set (2 cases):

Rooted in nature stamp set

And the dies are fantastic too:

Natures roots dies


PAPER: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2" Crumb Cake, Mint Macaron scored at 4 1/4"; Crumb Cake, 5 3/8 x 4 1/8" for mat piece; Very Vanilla 5 1/8 x 3 7/8" for front and 5 1/4 x 4 for inside.

INK: Crumb Cake, Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride.

STAMP SET: Rooted in Nature.

TOOLS: Nature's Roots dies, Snail adhesive, Liquid glue, Mini glue dots, Die cutting machine.

EMBELLISHMENTS: Linen Thread, Gold Faceted Gems



Die cut Mint Macron leaves.  Stamp set of three leaves with Blushing Bride and die cut.  Stamp wood piece on card with Mint Macaron.  Stamp sentiment and leaves with Crumb Cake.  Wrap Linen Thread around front piece, and tie bow.  Add glue dot to stabilize.  Layer leaves and adhere to card.  Add Gem to center. Stamp inside piece and adhere to card. 


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3 Panel Z-Fold Card with Gather Together

This card is CASEd from Rachel Tessman.  It is so fun to make and so pretty!  

Fall z-fold 3 panel card1

And here is the inside, isn't it pretty with all the panels displayed?


Fall z-fold 3 panel card inside1

You get a full view of 6 inches of designer series paper! 

Here's what you need:


Card stock Pretty Peacock - 5 1/2 x 8 1/2" scored at 1 1/2" and 4 1/4"

Card stock - Whisper White 1 13/16" (or just over 1 3/4") x 5 1/4" 

Card stock - scrap Sahara Sand for sentiment on front and Merry Merlot for behind sentiment.

scrap pieces for leaves.

Designer Series Paper - 6 " x 5 1/4" - cut into 3 sections of 2 3/4", 1 1/8", and 2 1/8"

Stamp Set:

Gather Together


Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot


Linen Thread,


Snail adhesive, Multipurpose glue, mini glue dots, Gathered Leaves dies, Pretty Label punch


Adhere DSP on panels.  The largest piece (on the front) will not fit on the front fold. Only adhere it on the left side.  When the card is open and lying flat it will lay flat over the inside.

Stamp sentiment on white panel piece and adhere to card.

Stamp sentiment and punch out with Punch out two more pieces using Merry Merlot and layer behind stamped label piece.

Stamp largest leaf in Merry Merlot on Merry Merlot paper. Layer smaller leaves onto large leaf and adhere together.  Glue to card and add linen thread.