Hi everyone, Yvonne here with a set of elegant cards. These Sweet Bouquet of Flowers Cards are fairly easy to create.
Using Thin 3D Foam Squares White Mix is a great way to add a beautiful subtle lift to your cards. I would love to share how I made these Sweet Bouquet Cards.
Making the Card Base
For your card base, fold a piece of white cardstock into a rectangular-sized card. Layer the patterned paper card panel on top with the E-Z Runner® Grand Refillable Dispenser. Next, die-cut and emboss a pierced edge oval from white cardstock.
Creating the bouquet of flowers is really very simple. All you need is a set of craft dies with a floral theme and the right colors for them. I used green for the stems, kraft for the wrapping, and various colors that fit the flowers I was making. For the bow, I used matching colors. Assemble the bouquet using the Dual Tip Glue Pen for adhering.
Center the flowers with some self-adhesive pearls. And voilá your Sweet Bouquet of Flowers is ready! Designer’s Tip: Add a little sentiment or text banner to the card if you like.
I hope you enjoyed this simple tutorial and wish you happy crafting!
Other: Craft Dies and Die-Cutting Embossing Machine: Spellbinders Paper Arts® (Bouquet of Flowers and Platinum 6 Machine); Self-adhesive Pearls; White, Blue, Pink, Yellow, and Kraft Patterned Cardstock; Tweezers; Scissors; Paper Trimmer
Hi, Connie here with a mixed media You’re One in a Million Card. Featuring the Photo Corners Polypropylene Black as they have a glossy surface and make a unique accent. Stamping with red rubber stamps, this combination creates a fun and very possible Father’s Day card.
I also used the 3D Foam Strips Black to create the dimensional logs at the bottom of the card. Simple to do and such a great design element to add to a card. Love dimension!!
Hi, Jamie here today with a Mini Slimline Friendship Shaker Card that is so easy to make using the 3D Foam Circle Frames White and decorative paper, you’ll want to make a ton!!
Friendship Shaker Card Background
To make this card decorative paper from a 12 x 12 paper pad was used. As a card maker, I find that I have sheets with large patterns left after I have used up all of the smaller patterned sheets, and this is a great way to use up those sheets. The pretty paper was die-cut using a mini slimline die.
Making Circle Frames
Next two circle dies were placed on white glitter paper to cut the smaller circle, then the largest of the two, plus a bigger one were placed on purple cardstock to die-cut a circle frame.
Take the largest of the dies used and die-cut acetate. Use the Dual Tip Glue Pen to glue the two circle frames on top of it as shown.
What Goes Beneath the Frame
Find the right size of circle frame on a sheet of 3D Foam Circle Frames White, remove it from the carrier and place it towards the top of the die-cut decorative paper. Do NOT remove the carrier exposing the sticky yet, first stamp the sentiment in the center of the circle using black ink.
Cut a piece of white cardstock 6 x 12 inches. This will make a collaged sheet large enough for several projects. Apply Adhesive Sheets 6 x 12 in. to cardstock and rub well to transfer adhesive. Partially peel back the liner at one end and place assorted torn pieces of patterned paper on the adhesive. Allow small space between papers. Continue to peel back the liner and fasten the paper over the entire cardstock. Cut any extending pieces even with the edge.
Place a piece of pink foil from the Metallic Transfer Foil Sheets Pastel Colors over the collaged paper (color side facing you). Press/rub firmly to transfer foil to spaces between papers. Lift the foil away and repeat until all spaces are covered with the foil.
Use die cutting machine and tag die to cut a tag from heavy white cardstock.
Use Distress Inks to dye several pieces of white seam binding to coordinate with the collage. Cut three pieces of seam binding and one or two pieces of gold floss, thread through the hole in the tag, and tie.
Other: Papers, Stickers + Ephemera: Assorted Patterned Papers; Ink: Ranger (Distress Inks to coordiate with collage); White Heavy Cardstock; Dies: Sizzix Tim Holtz Framed Tags; White Seam Binding; Gold Floss; Computer Printed Greeting on White Cardstock
Hi, Martha Lucia here today! Father’s Day is around the corner and I would like to share an easy and fun Father’s Day card. Normally we create masculine-themed cards for Dad. But this is really simple and easy to make as a CAS (Clean and Simple) style card. I used our fabulous 3D Foam Squares White Mix and 3D Foam Hearts.
Let’s Get Started
First, create a standard A2 size (4.25 x 5.5-inch) card base by using basic black cardstock. For the card panel, I trimmed a piece of white smooth cardstock. You can stamp your phrase as I did with my Happy Father’s Day sentiment.
Then, on a separate piece of white smooth cardstock, I stamped and die-cut the main image. I positioned it over the card panel and lift it up with 3D Foam Squares White Mix.
Embellish the Panel
To give a realistic look to my easy and fun Father’s Day card, I placed four small foam hearts from the 3D Foam Hearts on each corner.
Keep in mind two things: 1. Don’t remove the top liner from the foam hearts; 2. Like the playing card, position the two bottom foam hearts upside down.
Wear Your Adhesive on the Outside with Foil + Foam Hearts
Continue with the process of Wear Your Adhesive on the Outside, one of my favorite techniques, to add shine to my card. Simply remove one of the top liners of the foam hearts and cover (with the foil color facing you) it with a piece of red foil from the Metallic Transfer Foil Sheets Celebrate Colors. Repeat for each heart.
Create a card for memorabilia by covering one of your cards with patterned paper and adding a Keepsake Envelope to it. You can also cut a small piece of paper to place inside the pocket. Just add a little adhesive under to it keep it from falling out before you add a trinket (like a foreign coin) to your pocket.
Create a variety of journaling cards by adding patterned paper to them. Keep adding foil to your cards by applying thin lines with the E-Z Runner® Micro and stars from the E-Z Runner® Stars Refillable Dispenser. By adding foil to all your memory cards, they will have a consistent look.
Let the creative process inspire you and just have fun creating more memory cards for your set.
Bind Your Cards Together or Store Them in an Envelope
After you have completed all your memory cards, you are going to want to put them together. Stack them up and then use a clothespin or binding clip to hold them together. Another option would be to punch a hole in each card and then connect them together with twine or ribbon.
Hello crafty friends! Tracy here, and today I have a quick and easy tutorial on how to create a Congratulations Shaker Card. Here are all of the details.
Let’s Get Started
I love to create shaker cards, and I have been obsessed as of late. But today I wanted to show you just how easy it can be to create using this fabulous chipboard shaker kit, and a few other products. Let’s create a Congratulations Shaker Card.
First I covered the base and top piece of the shaker kit using white acrylic paint. Let dry completely.
The next step is to adhere the top piece to the acrylic piece, and the other chipboard pieces to the base using the Dual Tip Glue Pen. You will want to let these dry completely so that the shaker bits don’t get stuck on any liquid adhesive in your Simple Shaker Card.
Once completely dry, add your chosen shaker bits. I chose to use silver stars in the cloud sections and rainbow stars and unicorn heads in the top section of the Simple Shaker Card.
Adhere the top of the shaker to the base with is shaker bits, again using the Dual Tip Glue Pen.
Hi, Judy here today! I put together a Sweet 16 Birthday Card just for fun which I’m super happy with how it turned out! Inked cheesecloth were used for texture in the background. The papers were painted and then die-cut the cake and numbers to be popped up with Thin 3D Foam Squares White Mix on the card front. Designer’s Note: Colored cardstock can be used instead of painting the papers.
Prep the Card Pieces
First, cut white cardstock to 7 x 10 inches and fold to form a 5 x 7-inch card. Prep the papers for die-cutting by painting the white cardstock with Distress Paints in Uncharted Mariner, Speckled Egg, Spun Sugar, Saltwater Taffy, and Carved Pumpkin. Also, gold metallic paint. Allow to dry. Next, apply Adhesives Sheets 4 x 6in. to the back of the painted papers before die-cutting cake pieces, and stars.
Assemble the Elements
Assemble the cake by peeling the liner from Adhesives Sheets 4 x 6in. and pressing the pieces together. Fasten the candles to the cake.
Now let’s work on the candle flames. Die-cut the flame bases from 3D Foam Creative Sheets Small White, peel liner from top and secure the colored flames to the foam. Use Yellow marker to color small area on cardstock from which to cut flames.
Die-cut the garland pieces from two shades of pink, peel the liner from the top piece, and place over the bottom layer of the garland.
Cut the Sentiment
Cut a piece each of blue and gold painted papers large enough to cut numbers, and apply 3D Foam Creative Sheets Small White to the back of each. Then die-cut 1 and 6 in each the blue and the gold painted cardstock. Carefully remove the thin border on the blue, and replace them with the gold thin border from the gold numbers.
Cut 0.625 x 2.125 piece of blue cardstock with 3D Foam Creative Sheets Small White on the back. Tape the letters, SWEET, on to the blue cardstock and die-cut. Remove letters (save for another project), peel the bottom liner and place on a piece of gold-painted paper. Trim the gold paper to leave a narrow border.
Create the Background
Use Distress inks to color a piece of white cheesecloth and allow it to dry. Cut a piece of 3.5 x 5 inch white cardstock. Place the cheesecloth on a work surface and lay cardstock on it. Roll the E-Z Runner® Ultra Strong Refillable Dispenser along the edges and wrap the cheesecloth around cardstock. Press to secure. Trim the excess cheesecloth.
Cut a strip of gold paper 3.5 x 0.5 inches and blue paper 3.5 x 0.75 inches. Adhere the gold strip behind the blue with a narrow reveal using E-Z Runner® Ultra Strong Refillable Dispenser. Secure both to the bottom of the cheesecloth covered panel using the same adhesive.
Peel the back liner from the garland and place angled across card top.
Add the Cake
Apply Thin 3D Foam Squares White Mix to the back of the cake, peel liners, and attach on the card. Peel the liner from the candle flames and adhere to the candles.
Attached the Sentiment and Stars
Peel the liner from the back of the numbers and press in place on the card. Apply adhesive with E-Z Runner® Ultra Strong Refillable Dispenser to back of “SWEET” strip and secure on the card. Peel the liners from the stars and place them around the cake and on top of the card.
Hi, Connie here with a couple of gift tags using wax seals and hand-carved stamps. I had some help with the 3D Foam Squares White Mix too. They work great for adhering the wax seal to the tag. Let me show you how to create the Happy Thoughts Mixed Media Tag.
Happy Thoughts Mixed Media Tag
The tags are vintage inspired, my favorite. Using the glossy tags I had in my stash, I stamped with mixed media-inspired designs as the background. Make a cluster with paper dolls and hand-carved leaf stamps (hand carved). Adhere the cluster together using the E-Z Runner Permanent Strips Refillable Dispenser. The wax seal is placed over the cluster and adhered with the 3D Foam Square White Mix. Works so well. The sentiments are stamped out, embossed, and adhered with 3D Foam Strips.
Best Kind of Happy Mixed Media Tag
Mixed it up with a different color combination and a few more elements added. Then repeat the same mixed media process as above to create another unique tag.
I hope you enjoyed the Happy Thoughts Mixed Media Tag process. It is a fast and FUN project to do. Look through your stash and see what you can come up with! Share with Us!
Hi everyone, Yvonne here with a Classic Styled Romantic Card. This card is easy to create so also suitable for beginner cardmakers. Using soft colors and a satin ribbon. I would love to share how I made the card. Shall we get started?
Top Card Panel
To create the top card panel of the Romantic Photo Corner Card start adhering Creative Photo Corners Kraft in 3 horizontal rows on a piece of patterned paper. Tip: for a perfect horizontal line, simply draw a pencil line onto the patterned paper using a ruler and then adhere the Creative Photo Corners Kraft along the drawn line. Then adhere a second row over the first row as shown in the photo below.