Scalloped Flower Birthday Card

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Despite how much I like to make cards, I still end up late for most occasions. In this case, I needed to make a belated birthday card for my cousin Andrea.

As an alternative to stamping a design in one color and filling it in with markers, I sometimes like to ink up a stamp with markers for a different effect.

On white cardstock, I stamped the flower stamp several times using Memento Markers as the ink. Then I used the markers to fill in the rest of the color. With the Fiskars punch, I cut out the flowers.

With a Silhouette Cameo, I cut scalloped circle shapes 1.5″ from the white cardstock. I inked the shapes with VersaMagic Ink, then sprayed them with Sheer Shimmer Spritz. (I reserved one unsprayed scalloped shape for the sentiment.)

To assemble, I placed three of the flowers on the circle portion of the diecuts; for the remaining two, I used the outer scalloped ring as a border. I placed one scalloped ring at a corner without a flower.

I affixed the shapes with regular and dimensional adhesive to make two of the flowers pop. I used gold-tinged ribbon from May Arts that picks up the gold in the Shimmer Spritz.

I stamped the sentiment onto the remaining scalloped shape. I adhered the circle with dimensional adhesive but used regular adhesive for the border. I love the effect of part of the sentiment in 3-D.

Happy belated birthday, Andrea!

Supplies:

  • Memento Markers: Cottage Ivy, Rose Bud, Dandelion (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • VersaMagic Ink in Sea Breeze (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • Sheer Shimmer Spritz in Gold (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • Stamps: Paper Smooches, Fiskars
  • Silhouette Cameo and scalloped circle design
  • May Arts ribbon
  • Colorbok patterned paper
  • Fiskars 1″ circle punch
  • White cardstock
  • Adhesive, dimensional foam adhesive

Love with Textured Hearts Card

Not that I need an excuse, but I do love to dig out the red and pink for Valentine’s Day, not to mention all kinds of heart-shaped embellishments.

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First, I sprayed white cardstock with irRESISTible Texture Spray, then I used the Fiskars punch to punch out a few hearts.

I inked the Monterey Pine heart with Memento Luxe, then sprayed it with irRESISTible Texture Spray. I heated it with a heat gun to give the irRESISTible a funky, crackly texture.

I embossed white cardstock with the embossing folder and a Grand Calibur machine.

I stamped the heart in Memento Luxe on white cardstock, then cut the heart out.

I adhered all the elements with regular adhesive and the heart with dimensional foam.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Supplies:

  • Memento Luxe Ink in Love Letter (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • irRESISTible Texture Spray in Lady Bug (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • HandCut Monterey Pine Heart (IMAGINE Crafts)
  • Stamp: Sweet Stamp Shop
  • Spellbinders embossing folder
  • Fiskars heart punch
  • May Arts ribbon
  • Patterned paper
  • Corner rounder
  • White cardstock
  • Adhesive
  • Dimensional foam adhesive

Candy Hearts Card

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There’s nothing like using candy hearts as a theme for a Valentine’s Day card.

With screaming pinks like this, I wanted a subdued complement, so I went with a brown polka dot paper as a background.

First, I inked up the canvas tag with StazOn, then tied a piece of ribbon through the tag.  I stamped the hearts in Radiant Neon on white cardstock, then cut them out. I adhered the tag to the patterned cardstock, then adhered the stamped hearts to the tag.

I inked the sides of the manila card with Radiant Neon Ink.

Using a Silhouette Cameo, I cut a flourish from white cardstock. I sprayed the flourish with irRESISTible Texture Spray, then once it dried, I inked the flourish with StazOn.  I adhered the flourish to the patterned paper, then adhered the layering piece to the center of the card.

Supplies:

  • StazOn Ink in Fuschia Pink
  • Radiant Neon in Electric Pink
  • irRESISTible Texture Spray in Rose Bud
  • Silhouette Cameo and flourish design
  • patterned paper
  • canvas tag
  • May Arts ribbon
  • adhesive
  • manila card