Friday, May 27, 2022

Another Very Multi-layered Card

This card was the sample I made before making my video on Wednesday. I used a PinkFresh Studio stamp and die set called Friendship Blooms and some beautiful papers left over from a project (that you won't see until next month but they are from The Paper Collage in the greater Phoenix area).

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My base is a piece of 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" card stock scored at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4". You fold the 2 1/8" as a mountain and the 4 1/4" as a valley fold.  The front panel size will be determined by what size layers you make the prints. 


The pop out bridge is a piece of 3" x 11" scored at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2". It needs to be the same color as the base. Do NOT adhere these pieces together. The video will tell you when.


The inside panel you can decorate or leave blank like I did to sign.


Here's a top view of all the folds. Kinda clear as mud but please watch my video. I think I do a decent job of explaining this card.


Here's a closer look at my flower inside the first fold. I used my PrismaColor pencils for all coloring. I didn't add any bling at the making of this post but I could.

This card is a bit time consuming but if you take your time and pay attention to my video as to when I did what this shouldn't be too hard.

Stampin Carol

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.  Proverbs 9:10


Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hello Coffee Fun Fold Card

I came across this fun fold card browsing Pinterest and decided it would be a good one to try and do a video (on my YouTube channel). So off to my desk to play! I used Echo Park's Coffee Collection paper pack (no longer available but I'm trying to use up what I have) and a cute little hello die from Paper Rose.

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From this view you really don't see the folds but there's a bunch!

Here's the top view. 

You can watch my YouTube channel video (dated yesterday, May 25, 2022) for sizes and instructions. But I'll give you a bit of info here.  The base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4".  Fold this as a standard A2 card with the front folded back on itself.

The pop out piece is 3" x 11" scored at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2". 


Here's the first inside panel. You can see the back of the front panel.  I used my The Rabbit Hole Designs Cottontail Embossing Powder Tool to take the sticky out of the back of the label on the front panel.


This is the inside. I added the sentiment panel after making the video.

This card will require extra postage to mail since it has so many layers but whoever receives it will probably be quite impressed!

If you choose to make this card please take your time. It's not hard if you do in the sequence I show on the video,

Stampin Carol

I have set the Lord always before me; because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.  Psalm 16:8

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Deskers Day 677

 Another Wednesday. Almost forgot to take a picture of my desk for the weekly What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday! I've joined up with Julia of the Stamping Ground and linked with the great deskers to give you a glimpse of my play pen. It's momentarily quiet as it's too early for me to play! But it has been busy.


I haven't touched it since Monday when I worked on getting ready for this morning's video. I haven't done on in a month with being gone to a retreat or painting. And I don't have any pictures of our kitchen/dining rooms yet as I don't have all my pictures hung. We have to move a big one and hubby has been too busy to help. Oh well.

My desk.... Definitely can see my paper trimmer.  Under my blue stamp glide is the pieces to the card I'll be showing.  And there is a die on my Platinum's platform that I used. To the other side of the trimmer is a pile of paper and some sympathy stamps.

Now I need to go make breakfast. I told hubby I'd make biscuits and sausage gravy. Need coffee first.

Stampin Carol

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteous.  1 John 1:9


Tuesday, May 24, 2022

My Prayers

I played a bit with watercoloring and Art Impressions stamps. I have to say that I haven't done this kind of watercoloring in ages! 

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When I made this I didn't have any acrylic blocks with me so I had to use an ink pad lid. It works in a pinch. I used Art Impressions "Bible Foliage Set" and Scrapbook.com's "In Sympathy" clear stamp set.
 

I think my card turned out pretty good being it's been a year since I've played with these products! I even used my new to me Waffle Flower Mini Media mat! Pretty cool!

I want to play with my AI foliage stamps more.

Stampin Carol 

He knows the way I take; when He has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.  Job 23:10

 

Monday, May 23, 2022

Here's Looking At You!

I haven't made a slimline card in a while and Whimsy Stamps has some great slimline dies. I used their cool Slimline Observation Deck Die set and a fun Stampendous stamp set.

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How fun is this! Great card for a youngster!  I added a birthday stamp to the inside. I colored with pencils.  I made this while at the scrapbooking retreat. The white and brown die cuts were left over from other projects.


I fussy cut my images and made them fit in the openings. Turned out pretty good, don't you think?

Stampin Carol

He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake.  Psalm 23:3

 

Friday, May 20, 2022

Life is Short

 I had fun making this card and it would make a great birthday card, too.  I used The Rabbit Hole Designs products along with a great embossing folder from Spellbinders.

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I used the stamp set, Tastes Like Summer, the coordinating die set, and the Back Alley stencil


I used Spellbinders Diamond Plaid embossing folder for the card front base. It kinda reminds me of a cone. I used 3 colors for the stenciled oval. I have yet to see a brick wall that was just 1 color.

I colored with my pencils and added a few embellishments that kinda matched my background. Have you checked out the great products at The Rabbit Hole?

Stampin Carol

As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.  Isaiah 55:9