Beautiful You Shaker Card

Last week at my card classes we made Shaker Cards.   After the class, I thought about how much I like Shaker Cards but don’t make them very often.

So…the next day, I created this card.

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I made this card especially for my granddaughter’s birthday later this month.  She is a dancer, LOVES the color purple, and will be turning 10.  Can’t wait to “see”, or at least hear about, her response.

Notice the Highland Heather layer on top of the card base.  Directions for how I created it are include in this post, below the list of supplies used on the card.

Stamp Set – Beautiful You, Tropical Chic
Cardstock – Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, Pool Party, Whisper White
Ink – Flirty Flamingo, Pool Party, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, Rich Razzleberry
Accessories – Foam Brayer, Aquapainter, Window Sheet,  Sequins, Tropical Thinlits, Animal Friends Thinlits Dies, Glitter Enamel Dots, Ivory, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, & Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends, Foam Adhesive Strips, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

 

Create Your Own Background Paper

Highland Heather Background with sponge brayer and aquapainter

  1. Apply Highland Heather Ink to Whisper White Cardstock with Sponge Brayer
  2. Use Aquapainter to drop water spots onto cardstock
  3. Allow to dry or use Heat Tool to facilitate drying process
  4. Stamp images/sentiments as desired

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Thanks for stopping by.  Happy Stamping!
Deb

To view cards and projects that I made before May 22, 2015, please visit my former blog: Deb's Stampin' Grounds

Fancy Fold – “More Than One Score” Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals’ May  Blog Hop. We’re so glad you’re here because we made some great projects with “More Than One Score.”

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Have you seen a Pop Up Panel Card?  I was recently introduced to them and had to try my hand at it.  On first glance it looks like a regular card.

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But when you open it up, wowza!

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I left the inside blank for now.  Easy to add a sentiment when I’m ready to send the card.  It would make a great Mother’s Day card, but is suitable for a birthday or friendship card too.  A Pop Up Panel Card is sure to impress whoever receives it.

Stamp Set – Beautiful You
Ink – Mango Melody, Melon Mambo, Momento Black
Cardstock – Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral, Shaded Spruce, Whisper White, Garden Expressions Designer Series Paper
Accessories – Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Whisper White 5/8″ Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon, Calypso Coral and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends, Mini Glue Dots, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive,

There are several styles and variations for Pop Up Panel Cards, but I found instructions by Dawn Griffith to be the easiest to follow.  You can see her video here.

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created!

Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Anything with Wings” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

Thanks for stopping by.  Happy Stamping!
Deb

May Pals Blog Hop Line-Up

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  3. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  4. Jill Killeen at Killeen House Studio
  5. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  7. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  8. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin
  10. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  11. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  12. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  13. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  14. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  15. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  17. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  18. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  19. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  20. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  21. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  22. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  23. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds

 

To view cards and projects that I made before May 22, 2015, please visit my former blog: Deb's Stampin' Grounds

Oh So Eclectic Fancy Fold Card

Here is  a card we’ll be making at my “Kiss ‘Em Goodbye” Card Classes next week.  Each one of the 4 cards we create will feature some soon to be retired Stampin’ Up! products.

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Stamp Set – Oh So Eclectic, Itty Bitty Birthdays
Ink – Lovely Lipstick, Pineapple Punch, Night of Navy,
Cardstock – Lovely Lipstick, Pineapple Punch,Whisper White, Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper
Accessories – 1-3/4″ & 2″ Circle Punches, Bitty Blooms Punch Pack, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

Here’s a photo of the card when it is open.

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Basic Card Instructions:
Cut card base – 4-1/4″ x 11″
Score at 2-1/4″ & 6-3/4″
Punch 2″ Circle along 2-1/4″ score line

Thanks for stopping by.  Happy Stamping!
Deb

To view cards and projects that I made before May 22, 2015, please visit my former blog: Deb's Stampin' Grounds