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Hi Stamping Friends!
Today, I'm so excited to be stamping with a women's group from The Chapel for the first time. I can't wait to get creative with these new stampers! Woohoo!
Do you have a church group or women's group who might like to try stamping? I love to take my stamping on the road for a fun Girls Afternoon In with you and your group!
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It's Tuesday, which means it's time for the new Weekly Deals! This week, save on the 1" Square Punch, Basic Silver Metal Buttons, Deco Labels Collection Framelits and more! Discounted prices are good thru Monday, November 24, 2014.
LAST DAY TO RSVP! All Is Calm Monogrammed Gift Set Class
Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 pm
Create 3 matching monogrammed stocking stuffer gifts featuring the All Is Calm Designer Series Paper. Give as a gift set, give them as separate gifts, or keep them for yourself!
We'll make a Box of 6 cards, a Sticky Notes Holder, and a magnetic Scratch Pad Holder.
Hurry! Limited Class-To-Go Kits Still Available!
See Complete Details For The All Is Calm Monogrammed Gift Set Class!
Register by November 18 at 5pm.
Register By November 19 For This December 6th Class
Create 12 cards (6 each of 2 designs) in this stamp-a-stack style class. Kit includes the Ornamental Pine stamp set, 5 yards of Real Red Woven Satin Ribbon, a jar of Dazzling Diamonds, 1 Stampin' Sponge, 1 sheet of Dimensionals, and all the supplies you need to make the 12 cards! Class-To-Go Kits are available. Be sure to order the 2-Way Glue Pen add-on for just $5 more for your glitter application and to help your clear mount stamps stick to your block better. Class-To-Go Kits are available!
Cards-Only Option Available for Demonstrators!
See Complete Details For The Ornamental Pine Class!
Today, I'm featuring one of my favorite projects from my upcoming Get Your Santa On class! This Stamp-of-the-Month class includes everything you need to create 7 projects—just add ink and adhesive!
CASEd from Kelly DeTommaso at Kelly's Creative Corner.
Is this card clever or what?! The front features the Santa suit and hat…
…and the inside features Santa after he's gotten his "Santa" on! Love it!
Circle Flip Card Basics—To create the extended flap card, I started with a half sheet of Garden Green card stock, cut just slightly smaller than traditional size, 5-7/16" x 8-1/2", to be able to fit it through the Circle Card Thinlit. When running it through the Big Shot, I placed half of the card stock under the flip part of the die, and brought the other side of the card stock up and over the die edge, so that side wouldn't be cut.
Here's a visual using the similar Label Card Thinlit:
The result is that you have a delightfully die-cut flip card with a slight score mark for easy folding of the extended flap! Awesome!
Santa Suit Stamping—I stamped the Santa suit in Memento Black Ink on Whisper White card stock, then punched it out with the 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch. Then, I stamped the suit once more on a piece of scrap Whisper White, along with the hat image.
Santa Suit Coloring—I colored the images using a Blender Pen with Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray and Crumb Cake (for the hanger) inks. I've included a Blender Pen in my class kit, so you'll be able to color easily with any ink pad you have! If you want to step up your coloring, you can use the Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities Markers for beautiful shading. I've given my class attendees the option to add Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities Markers to their kit for a discounted price!
Focal Point Assembly—After coloring, the scallop circle was layered onto a 2-1/2" Circle Punch of Cherry Cobbler, which fits perfectly on the Garden Green circle flip base. I hand-cut the coat and hat and popped those up for some dimension.
Glittering Details—You can't see it well here, but I added some Dazzling Details glitter glue to the white lining of the suit and hat. TIP: It takes some time for this glue to dry, so I recommend doing it after your entire card is complete, then putting it aside to dry. Did I mention that your class kit comes with this glue, too?!
Sweet Sentiment—I stamped the phrase in Memento Ink onto a 1/2" wide strip of Whisper White, then fish-tailed the ends with Paper Snips. It's layered onto a Cherry Cobbler banner die-cut from the Circle Card Thinlit set, then half of it is adhered to the front panel with Dimensionals. I love how it overlaps the back panel of the card!
I accented the greeting with a Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine bow, attached with Multipurpose Glue. You get a full package of twine in your kit, too!
Trim The Tree DSP Panels—Your class kit also comes with a Trim The Tree Designer Series Paper Stack, so you can select your favorite patterns for each project we create. On the first card, I selected a white sweater pattern, and on my second version, I chose a Cherry Cobbler sweater pattern. The panel measures 2-3/8" x 5-1/8".
Inside—The inside extended panel also measures 2-3/8" x 5-1/8" and is stamped with a Get Your Santa On greeting in Memento Black Ink.
Full-On Santa—The inside circle flap is colored, punched and assembled just like the front. When I attached the sentiment on the front, I positioned it so it would be centered under the circle flap when it's closed and open. Too Cool!
Complete Supplies List
- Stamps—Get Your Santa On photopolymer
- Ink—Memento Black Ink; Blender Pen; Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake Classic Ink
- Paper—Trim The Tree DSP Stack; Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler & Whisper White card stock
- Accessories—Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine, Dazzling Details, Rhinestone Jewels
- Tools—Circle Card Thinlit, Big Shot, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 2-1/2" Circle Punch, Paper Snips, Multipurpose Glue, Dimensionals, SNAIL
Find all the supplies to create this project & more at my Online Store!
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Are you ready to Get Your Santa On?! Join us at my class on December 11th in Fort Wayne, IN. Or, pick up a Class-To-Go kit with all the supplies you need to create the cards at your convenience, anywhere in the country!
Looking forward to stamping with you!
Thank you so much for ordering from Too Cool Stamping!
Get Your Santa On Stamp-of-the-Month Class
Thursday, December 11, 6:30 pm
Create 7 jolly projects featuring Santa and his festive attire! Class kit includes the Get Your Santa On stamp set, Trim The Tree DSP, a Blender Pen, Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine & Dazzling Details glitter.
See Complete Details For The Get Your Santa On Class!
Register by November 28 at 5pm.