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Projects of the Month February 2011

Clearly for you

Clearly for You Card

This card would be perfect for almost any occasion. Featuring the Clearly for You stamp set from the Occasions Mini catalog, you can easily adapt this card by changing the colors and accessories.

SUPPLIES
STAMPS: Clearly For You (W121911, C121976)
INK: Pear Pizzazz (119784), Basic Black (101179)
CARDSTOCK: Pear Pizzazz (119795), Basic Black (121045), Crumb Cake (120953), Naturals Ivory (101849)
ACCESSORIES: Big Shot Die Cut Machine (113439), Square Lattice Embossing Folder (119976), Two Tags Bigz Die (115954), 1-3/4” Scallop Circle Punch (119854), 1-3/8”Circle Punch (119860), 1-1/4” Circle Punch (119861), Pear Pizzazz ½” Seam Binding (122330), Basic Rhinestones (119246), Antique Brads (117273), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Paper-Piercing Tool (116631), Mat Pack (105826)

INSTRUCTIONS :

1. Fold a 8-1/2” x 5-1/2” piece of Crumb Cake cardstock in half to make the card.

2. Layer a 5-1/4” x 4” piece of Pear Pizzazz cardstock that has been embossed with the Square lattice embossing folder on top of the card.

3. Adhere a 1-1/2” x 4” piece of Basic Black cardstock to a 1-3/4” x 4” piece of Crumb Cake cardstock. Make two holes along the left hand side with the Paper Piercing Tool and Mat Pack and insert two Antique Brads. Attach this piece to the card.

4. Using the Two Tags die for the Big Shot, make a Crumb Cake tag. Punch a hole along the top of the tag and insert a length of the Pear Pizzazz seam binding. Tie the seam binding into a knot.

5. Stamp tag with scroll and greeting in Basic Black ink and the butterfly in Pear Pizzazz ink. Adhere a rhinestone to the butterfly.

6. Stamp background image onto Naturals Ivory cardstock with Pear Pizzazz ink and overstamp with the birds in Basic Black ink. Punch out with the 1-1/4” circle.

7. Punch a 1-3/4” scallop circle in Pear Pizzazz and a 1-3/8” circle in Basic Black and layer together with the stamped 1-1/4” circle. Glue to tag.

8. To finish, attach the tag to the card using stamping dimensionals.

Love Defined Scrapbook Page: 
February 2011

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The one thing I love about stamps is the fact you can create your own Embellishments to suit your layout perfectly, simply and easily over and over again. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner who can resist using the new Love Defined Stamp Set from the Occasions Mini!!
Supplies:
Stamps: Love Defined (w #121777 or C #122066)
Markers: Real Red Classic ink (103133), Real Red Stampin’ write marker (100052), Night of Navy Stampin’ write marker (100069)
Cardstock:Night of Navy Cardstock (119933) 1 off 12×12, 1 off 1-½ x 12, 1 off 3 x2-3/4 , Real Red Textured Card stock (119940) 1 off 6 x 12 and some scrap, Sahara Sand Cardstock (121695) 1 off 6 x 7-1/2 , Whisper White Cardstock (106549) 1 off 2-3/4 x 2-1/2 and some scrap, Blueberry Crisp DSP (117392) 1 off 3×12
Accessories: Basic Rhinestones (119246), 5/8 Real Read Grosgrain ribbon (109052) Paper Snips (103579) SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Dimensionals (104430), Scallop Edge Border punch (119882), Full Heart Extra Large punch (119883), Modern Label Extra Larger punch (119849)and Sponge Daubers (102892)
Instructions:
1. Draw half a large heart shape on the real red cardstock and cut out with paper snips, adhere to the 12×12 piece of Night of Navy. Attach your 5×7 photo to the piece of Sahara Sand cardstock and adhere to the scrap page slightly over lapping the love heart. Adhere the piece of Blueberry crisp across the bottom of the page slightly over lapping the photo mat and the heart using SNAIL.

2. Scallop the edge of the Night of Navy cardstock using the punch, adhere the ribbon across this piece and adhere to the DSP on the scrap page. Tie a bow with red ribbon and attach to the page on the right hand side.

3. Colour in the tree stamp and the birds stamp from the love defined set using the markers and stamp on the whisper white cardstock. Adhere this piece to the piece of Night of Navy and attach to the scrap page using Dimensionals. Punch out a large heart from some scrap of real red and mount into he top left hand corner using a dimensional. Colour in the word love with markers and stamp onto a scrap piece of white cardstock and punch out with the modern label punch. Adhere to the love heart with SNAIL.

4. Place 3 Rhinestones on the circle part of the love heart and using the Night of Navy marker freely draw dashed lines around the edge of your photo.

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