Sweet Strawberries to welcome Spring

These Sweet Strawberry cards were the basis of a recent class. They are fresh and bright just in time to welcome Spring.

Card 1:

  • This Mint Macaron card is quick and easy to put together:
    • Stamp the floral branch three times on Mint Macaron cardstock using Shaded Spruce ink.
    • Color the flowers using a White Stampin’ Chalk Marker.
    • Stamp a sentiment in the lower right hand corner then emboss the panel with the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder. Attach to the Mint Macaron card base.
    • Stamp three small flowers on Basic White cardstock using Shaded Spruce ink. Punch out with the Strawberry Builder Punch and attach to the stamped panel with Dimensionals.
    • Add some Genial Gems on the embossed panel
    • Decorate inside white panel and envelope to match.
  • Supplies:
    • Stamp Set: Sweet Strawberry
    • Cardstock: Mint Macaron, Basic White
    • Ink: Shaded Spruce
    • Accessories: Brick & Mortar 3D EF, White Stampin’ Chalk Marker, Strawberry Builder Punch, Genial Gems, Dimensionals

Card 2:

  • Sponge around the edge of the card base with Crumb Cake ink and a Blending Brush.
  • Stamp the Birch background stamp on the white layer with Crumb Cake ink. Sponge around the edge of the panel with Crumb Cake ink and a Blending Brush.
  • Stamp the large branch with Early Espresso Ink. Add a few small branch images.
  • Stamp some leaves on the with Pear Pizzazz ink. These are two step so stamp the outline with full ink and the solid image second generation (stamped off). Leave some space for a few flowers.
  • Stamp three large and two small flowers on white cardstock with Blushing Bride ink. Punch the large flowers with the Small Blooms Punch and punch the small flowers with the Strawberry Builder Punch. Add a Rhinestone to the centre of each and attach to the branch using Dimensionals.
  • Stamp one leaf on white cardstock and use Early Espresso ink to stamp a sentiment on it. Punch out with the Strawberry Builder Punch and add to card with Dimensionals.
  • Wrap some Linen Thread around the lower part of the card three times. Use a Glue Dot at the cross over point. Add a small Linen Thread bow (optional) to the cross over point.
  • Attach panel to the front of the card.
  • Decorate inside and envelope to match.
  • Supplies:
    • Stamp Sets: Sweet Strawberry, Birds & Branches, Birch
    • Cardstock: Thick Basic White, Basic White
    • Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz, Blushing Bride
    • Accessories: Strawberry Builder Punch, Small Blooms Punch, Linen Thread, Rhinestones, Dimensionals, Blending Brushes

Card 3:

  • Stamp the floral branch randomly all over the front of the Misty Moonlight card base.
  • Cut 5 strips of Misty Moonlight cardstock 10.5cm x 2cm. Punch both ends of each strip with the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch and then emboss all the pieces with the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder.
  • Use the direct to paper method to add Whisper White Craft ink to the raised area of each strip then attach the strips to the card front using Foam Adhesive Strips.
  • Punch a 2¼” circle from the DSP.
  • Stamp strawberry outline in black ink on scrap white. Stamp solid image with Poppy Parade ink.
  • Stamp one large and one small flower on scrap white with So Saffron ink. Only stamp the solid image.
  • Stamp the strawberry calyx outline and solid image with Granny Apple Green ink.
  • Stamp another calyx solid image only with second generation Granny Apple Green ink.
  • Punch out the large flower with the Small Blooms Punch. Punch all the other pieces with the Strawberry Builder Punch.
  • Assemble the pieces and attach to the DSP circle then attach the DSP circle to the strips at the top of the card front.
  • Add sentiment to one of the lower strips.
  • Decorate the inside white piece and envelope to match.
  • Supplies:
    • Stamp Sets: Sweet Strawberry, Many Messages
    • Cardstock: Misty Moonlight, Basic White, Basic Black, Subtles DSP
    • Ink: Versamark, Memento Tuxedo Black, Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green, So Saffron, Whisper White Craft
    • Accessories: Messages Die, Strawberry Builder Punch, Small Blooms Punch, Lovely Labels Pick a Punch, Painted Texture 3D EF, White Embossing Powder, Foam Adhesive Strips, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Card 4:

  • Supplies:
    • Stamp Set: Sweet Strawberry
    • Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Basic White, Granny Apple Green, So Saffron, Brights DSP
    • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green, So Saffron
    • Accessories: Strawberry Builder Punch, Bark 3D EF, Blue Adhesive Backed Gems, Dimensionals

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