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Hi Stamping Friends!
My monthly "Last Thursdays" class is this coming next week on September 29! This is a fantastic local class for any level stamper, but it's especially perfect for new stampers! If you're in the Fort Wayne, IN, area, bring a friend & come stamp with us!
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September's "Last Thursdays" Card Class
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:30pm. RSVP by Wednesday, September 28, at 5pm.
Create 4 cards using Too Cool techniques, plus envelopes. This month, we'll be featuring fall-themed all-occasion cards & some awesome stamping techniques. This class is perfect for any level stamper, but it's designed for new stampers to get a feel for the basics!
September's "Last Thursdays" Projects
- Smiling Scarecrow Card—Using Blender Pens with Ink Pads for a watercolor technique!
- Trio of Totally Trees Card—Mix & match trees & shapes with this trendy two-step stamp set!
- Maple Leaf Sheltering Tree Card—Sponge colors using a mask for this elegant fall card!
- Vintage Leaves Window Panel Card—Use Window Sheets to make a stunning peek-a-boo card!
Class Fee—$15 OR it's FREE with a minimum order placed at the event!
Bring-A-Friend, Select 5 Hand-Made Cards—Bring a friend who has never been to my classes before and you'll be able to select a your choice of 5 cards from my card rack!
*Minimum $20 order for FREE local class at my Too Cool Stamping studio..
Contact Me To RSVP For The "Last Thursdays" Class!
Trio of Totally Trees Cards
I had so much fun playing with the new Totally Trees two-step stamp set!
The set has 7 different trees and 7 different coordinating tree shapes, along with all kinds of accent stamps to embellish the trees. There are 27 images in all!
CASEd from Mary Brown at Stamper Camper's Corner.
Background Basics—I started with a 5-1/2" x 2-1/4" piece of Rich Razzleberry card stock, embossed with the Softly Falling Texture Impressions Folder. I adhered that on a Pool Party card base, then added a 5-1/2" x 1/4" strip of Silver Glimmer Paper above it.
Terrific Trees—I stamped three Totally Trees tree images in Archival Black Ink on a 3-1/2" x 3" piece of Whisper White card stock. Then, I stamped images from the set that corresponded with the shape of the tree. I stamped those in Pear Pizzazz, Sweet Sugarplum and Pool Party.
I matted the stamped layer onto a 4" x 3-1/4" piece of Sweet Sugarplum at a skewed angle, then popped up the layers with Dimensionals.
Sweet Sentiment—I finished the card by stamping words from the Thoughtful Banners stamp set in Archival Black Ink onto a 2-1/2" x 1/2" strip of Pear Pizzazz card stock. I fishtailed one end and kept the other flush with the edge.
Finishing Touches—I added a Rhinestone Jewel to each tree and a large rhinestone near the sentiment for a little eye-catching detail.
Two Cool—For my second version, I embossed a 5-1/2" x 2-1/2" Pool Party layer with the Petal Burst Folder, then adhered that on a Rich Razzleberry card base. A little flip-flop of the colors!
I straightened out the focal point, because I have a hard time with cockeyed layers. And, I also played with some different tree shapes and a different sentiment. Fun, fun card to make!
Complete Supplies List—"Clear" means a rubber stamp on a clear block. "Photopolymer" is see-thru.
- Stamps—Totally Trees (photopolymer), Thoughtful Banners (photopolymer)
- Ink—Archival Black Ink; Pear Pizzazz, Sweet Sugarplum, Pool Party
- Paper—Silver Glimmer; Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum, Pool Party & Whisper White
- Accessories—Rhinestone Jewels
- Tools—Softly Falling Texture Impressions Folder (card #1), Petal Burst Texture Impressions Folder (card #2), Big Shot, Dimensionals, SNAIL
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