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February 2020

ART DECO STYLE CARD WITH LOVELY LILY PAD STAMP SET AND DIES

I didn't intend to make an "Art Deco" style card, but this card sure reminds me of that style from the early 20th century!  I'm enjoying this stamp set - the lily pads remind me of childhood days at the pond!  

Lovely Lily Pad Art Nouveau Card3

Watch the video tutorial to see how to make this card.  The supplies for it are available from my online shop! 

This stamp set and dies are some of the products you can get for FREE with a qualifying order.  They are available in the Stampin' Up 2020 Sale-A-Bration Catalog.

Happy stamping!

 

 

 

Beautiful Valentine Diagonal Fold Card

This diagonal fold card is so pretty with the Organza Striped Ribbon and copper flower and accents.  You will want to make this and use it for cards all throughout the year!!

Diagonal Fold Ribbon Card3

 

Here's what you need to make this card:

PAPER:  One sheet of thick Whisper White card stock, 8 1/2 x 11"; Whisper White piece for inside sentiment, 5 x 3 3/4"; 5 1/4 x 4" piece for back of card to cover ribbon; scrap of Whisper White for leaves and heart.

Petal Pink card stock for mat 5 1/4 x 4" (you will cut this on the diagonal to make two triangles); 5 1/4 x 4" piece for mat piece inside the card.

Copper foil, 5 x 3 3/4" (you will cut this on the diagonal to make two triangles); scrap piece to punch three petals and piece to punch out scalloped heart to go behind plain white heart).

Parisian Blossoms DSP, 4 5/8 x 3 3/8" (you will cut this on the diagonal to make two triangles for the top).

STAMP SET: Heartfelt

INK: Petal Pink for plain heart; Soft Suede for sentiment.

TOOLS:  Paper cutter, dimensionals, liquid glue, Tear n Tape adhesive, Heart Punches, (plain and scallop), Leaf Punch, Perennial Flower Punch, Blossom Punch.

EMBELLISHMENTS: Organdy Striped Ribbon (two pieces, 20" and 16"); Champagne Rhinestones; Perennial Essence Floral Centers.

DIRECTIONS:

Score Whisper White 8 1/2 x 11" card stock at 4 1/4" on 8 1/2" side and 5 1/5" on 11" side.

Cut this piece all the way across on the diagonal. (see examples in video). You will have card bases for two cards.  Fold flaps and crease with Bone Folder.

Cut layers for front (two of each) by cutting the mat layers on the diagonal (Petal Pink, Copper foil, Parisian Blossoms DSP).  Adhere layers on top of each other after punching out the scallop heart from one of the copper layer pieces.  It will be covered over by the DSP on top.

Stamp heart design for white heart with Petal Pink.  Stamp sentiment in Soft Suede.  Adhere white heart on copper foil with dimensionals.  Adhere left upper side of heart to left side of flap (see video).  Add rhinestones to heart.

Punch out petal designs from copper foil with Perennial Punch.  Layer with glue dots.  Add blossom punched with Blossom Punch. Add Perennial Essence center to middle of flower.  Punch out two sets of leaves and adhere to back of blossom.  Add to left lower flap of card with dimensional.

Tape ends of ribbon to back of card, so longest piece comes around right front of card, crossing over to tie on left side.  Add Tear and Tape to hold good. Cover back with Whisper White card stock.

Enjoy!

Click on any of the images below to purchase the supplies for this card.  Order $50.00 in product using the host code at right (before tax and shipping) and receive the beautiful Champagne Rhinestones FREE from me!