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:

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Here's what you need:

PAPER:

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.

INK:

Black Memento, Snowfall Accent Puff Paint

STAMP SETS:

Birds of a Feather, Perfectly Plaid

TOOLS:

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

EMBELLISHMENTS:

White Baker's Twine, Holiday Rhinestones

DIRECTIONS:

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.

Enjoy!

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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  Becreative.com.  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:

SUPPLIES:

PAPER:

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"

STAMPS:

Merry Moose stamp set

INK:

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

TOOLS:

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

EMBELLISHMENTS:

Happiness Blooms enamel dots

DIRECTIONS:

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.  

Enjoy!!

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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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SUPPLIES:

PAPER:

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"

STAMP SETS:

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

INK:

Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Night of Navy

TOOLS:

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

EMBELLISHIMENTS:

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

DIRECTIONS:

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.

Enjoy!

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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

SUPPLIES:

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

 

DIRECTIONS:

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. 

Enjoy! 

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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!  

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

 

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

Here's what you need:

Paper:

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

Ink:

Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot

Embellishments:

Linen Thread,

Tools:

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

Directions:

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.

Enjoy!

 

 

 


Silver and Blue Card With Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper

This card combines the simplicity of the punched pine trees with the beautiful photographic Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper. The paper is gorgeous and adds so much to the card!

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It's hard to tell in this picture, but the frame and solid color tree are made of silver foil.  here's what you need to make this card:

PAPER

Card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" Seaside Spray card stock scored at 4 1/4"

Whisper White - 5 1/4 x 4" for mat, 1 x 3 1/2" for sentiment;  5 1/4 x 4" for inside sentiment; scrap piece for stamped tree

Silver foil - 5 x 3 3/4"

Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper, 4 3/4 x 3"

 

STAMP SET

Feels Like Plaid

INK

Night of Navy

EMBELLISHMENTS

Seaside Spray metallic ribbon

Holiday Rhinestones

TOOLS

Multipurpose glue, Snail adhesive, dimensionals

PIne Tree Punch

Directions:

Adhere Whisper White mat to card base.  Punch out silver foil tree from foil where it won't show with the DSP over it.  Adhere DSP on silver foil piece.  Adhere ribbon around this piece and then glue onto Whisper White mat.  

Stamp plaid tree and then punch out.  Adhere trees to front.  Use dimensionals on silver foil tree.  

Stamp sentiment on 1 x 3 1/2" Whisper White piece.  Flag end and add dark blue rhinestones.  Pop up on card front with dimensionals.

Stamp inside Whisper White piece.

Here are a couple of more cards that are similar.  On these I've used the reverse side of the Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper for the silver.

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Cute Fall Box

This box is easy to make and so cute with the fall sunflower using the daisy punch! Use it for a small gift and put some happy in someone's day!  The directions are similar to the box directions I posted in September, except the top is decorated differently.

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Score the piece of Terracotta Tile cardstock along the 7 1/2" side at 1/2", 1 3/4", 4", 5 1/4", 6 3/4".  Score on the two 6 3/4" sides at 1 1/4"

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Cut the two rectangles on each end as shown above.

Cut up remaining edges to 1 1/4" score line:

Box with cut scoring 2

 

Fold on scored lines using Bone Folder:

Box folded 2

 

Beginning on end with larger rectangle, use Tear Tape to attach flaps and begin to form box.  End with small 1/2" scored piece is flap to close box.

 

 

Punch the daisy using paper from the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper.  Use the large Daisy Punch for the base and the medium Daisy Punch for the top two layers.  Adhere ribbon in place.  Adhere flower on top.

Use the 1/2 punch for the center of the flower and also the edge of the top to open the box.

Enjoy!

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Cute Card Box with Let it Snow Designer Series Paper

Want a cute way to give your cards as a gift?  This little card box is it!  It was created by Ronda Wade at Creating Success With Ronda.

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Snowman card box finala

Isn't it darling?

Here's what you need:

PAPER:

Coastal Cabana card stock 10 3/8 x 8 1/2", Real Red card stock for snowmen mat piece, 3 1/4 x 3 1/4.  Let it Snow DSP, 5 1/4 x 4 " for front and back of box, and 3 x 3 piece for layering on mat piece on front.

EMBELLISHMENTS:

Real Red ribbon to go around box.

TOOLS:

Paper snips, Tear and Tape, Bone Folder.

DIRECTIONS:

Score 10 3/8 x 8 1/2" piece of Coastal Cabana card stock on each end of short side at 1 3/8".

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Score on long end at 4 1/2 and 5 7/8".

Snowman box scoring short side

Cut up middle tabs to first score line:

Snowman box cut tabs

Fold on score lines and press with bone folder:

Snowman box folded

Adhere DSP pieces on outside of box and place Tear and Tape:

Snowman box tear and tape placement

Fold middle tabs inward and adhere sides together.

Enjoy!

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Want a cute way to give your cards as a gift?  This little card box is it!  It was created by Ronda Wade at Creating Success With Ronda.

Snowman card box finala
Snowman card box finala

Isn't it darling?

Here's what you need:

PAPER:

Coastal Cabana card stock 10 3/8 x 8 1/2", Real Red card stock for snowmen mat piece, 3 1/4 x 3 1/4.  Let it Snow DSP, 5 1/4 x 4 " for front and back of box, and 3 x 3 piece for layering on mat piece on front.

EMBELLISHMENTS:

Real Red ribbon to go around box.

TOOLS:

Paper snips, Tear and Tape, Bone Folder.

DIRECTIONS:

Score 10 3/8 x 8 1/2" piece of Coastal Cabana card stock on each end of short side at 1 3/8".

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Score on long end at 4 1/2 and 5 7/8".

Snowman box scoring short side

Cut up middle tabs to first score line:

Snowman box cut tabs

Fold on score lines and press with bone folder:

Snowman box folded

Adhere DSP pieces on outside of box and place Tear and Tape:

Snowman box tear and tape placement

Fold middle tabs inward and adhere sides together.

Enjoy!

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Fall Card With Nature's Beauty Stamp Set

I love the Nature's Beauty stamp set.  Not only does it have detailed wildlife and plants and trees, but it's so versatile!  Use it for fall cards, or Christmas cards - even baby cards with that cute bunny!  This is a set you will want to purchase.  On top of it being a great stamp set, Stampin' Up! donates $3.00 of every sale toward Mental Health Organizations.

I've stamped the beautiful deer on an oval piece of Crumb Cake card stock and made it the focus of the card.  The sentiment is from Gather Together stamp set and the paper is Come to Gather Designer Series Paper.  Both are part of the Gather Together bundle featured on page 47 of the 2019 Holiday Catalog.

 

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SUPPLIES:

STAMP SETS:

Nature's Beauty, Gather Together.

PAPER:

Soft Suede card stock for card base - 4 1/4 x 11" scored at 5 1/2"; Crumb Cake for front image; floral Pretty Peacock DSP from Come to Gather DSP,  3 5/8 x 4 7/8"; Wood grain DSP from Come to Gather DSP, 2 7/8 x 4 3/8"; gingham DSP from Come to Gather, 1 1/2 x 4"; Crushed Curry card stock for sentiment, 2 3/8 x 5/8"; Scraps of Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze for leaves; 5 x 3 3/4" Whisper White for inside of card.

INK:

Soft Suede.

TOOLS:

  Oval Stitched Shape die; Gathered Leaves Dies; Snail Adhesive, Multipurpose glue, Dimensionals, Mini Glue dot.

EMBELLISHMENTS:

Linen Thread, Crushed Curry thread.

DIRECTIONS:

Stamp deer on Crumb Cake card stock.  Cut out oval with Stitched Shape die.  Make a "V" cut in wood grain paper by snipping in the middle and cutting up to the upper point from both sides of end of paper.  Adhere DSP papers to front and then oval piece with deer.  Adhere leaves on with glue dots, as well as bow.  Stamp sentiment on Crushed Curry.  Adhere to top of card with dimensionals.

Enjoy!

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