Category: Perennial Birthday

A Tall Card with Still Night for the Sketch Challenge

A Tall Card with Still Night for the Sketch Challenge

Here is a recent sketch challenge at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the link to see more great inspiration for this challenge. This is the sketch. It calls for a tall card - basically to fit in an office envelope (DL). ... and here is my card Tips: Create a Faux Letterpress background with a little twist. Ink the … Continue reading A Tall Card with Still Night for the Sketch Challenge

Fancy Fold Impossible Card with Perennial Birthday

Fancy Fold Impossible Card with Perennial Birthday

Impossible cards are a quick and easy way to create a fancy fold card. Tips: This card uses the now retired Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper, but any Designer Series Paper will work well. Supplies: Stamp Set: Perennial Birthday Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black … Continue reading Fancy Fold Impossible Card with Perennial Birthday

Fancy Fold Card with Bouquet Blooms

Fancy Fold Card with Bouquet Blooms

A sister of mine had a 'big' birthday last week and I wanted to make a special card for her. I have seen various versions of this type of fancy fold and decided I would do my own interpretation. Happy birthday Marg! Tips: Stamp and die cut lots of flowers using the Gatefold Blossoms Framelits, … Continue reading Fancy Fold Card with Bouquet Blooms

Create a Bordered Sentiment with Painted Harvest

Create a Bordered Sentiment with Painted Harvest

Bordered Sentiments was one of the projects for a recent technique class. Tips: The Bordered Sentiment Technique: Some simple masking will allow you to create one layer with both images and sentiment where the sentiment appears to be in front of the other images. Select a large sentiment that will stand out and stamp it … Continue reading Create a Bordered Sentiment with Painted Harvest

Inside Shadow Box with Very Vintage

Inside Shadow Box with Very Vintage

I have an Inside Shadow Box fancy fold card for my project today. The last time I made one of these about 6 years ago, it was known as a mini aperture box card (see the post here). The design I have used is a little different, but the general look is the same. Thanks to Jennifer … Continue reading Inside Shadow Box with Very Vintage

Perennial Birthday with a Rubber Band Technique Background

Perennial Birthday with a Rubber Band Technique Background

Here is another sample I made using the Rubber Band Technique. Tips: Wrap some rubber bands of different sizes around and acrylic block and stamp on cardstock. For an even bigger WOW, sponge the area with a light coloured ink to match.  Supplies: Stamp Set: Perennial Birthday Cardstock: Soft Sea Foam, Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, … Continue reading Perennial Birthday with a Rubber Band Technique Background