Thursday, January 26, 2012

So Grateful Card (January Classes)

Loved loved loved this card as soon as I saw it on Splitcoaststampers. Many thanks to Chris Smith for sharing her design. View more of Chris's designs on her blog: from my inkpad to yours


Stamp Set:
* Apothecary Art (125525-w $34.95; 125527-c $27.95; set of 6) **

* River Rock card stock (108640, 8-1/2” x 11”, 24 sheets, $6.95) (8-1/2” x 5-1/2”; about 4-1/4” x 3-3/4” for die)
* Naturals White card stock (102316, 8-1/2” x 11”, 40 sheets, $7.50) (5-1/4” x 4” for inside; about 4” x 3” for die)
* Patterns Designers Series Paper Stack (Neutrals Collection) (117157, 12” x 12”, 40 sheets, $21.95) (5-1/4” x 4”; 5” x 3-3/4”)

* Jet Black Stazon Ink Pad (101406, $7.95; refill ink $3.95)
* River Rock Stampin’ Write Marker (120972, $3.50)

* Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon (120999, 10 yds., $6.95)
* uni-ball® Signo Gel Pen (105021, White, $3.95)
* Big Shot Die Cutting Machine (113439, $99.95)
* Framelits Labels Collection (125598, 6 dies, $26.95)**
* Finial Press Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (115963, $7.95)
* Mini Glue Dots (103683, 300 dots, $4.95)
* SNAIL Adhesive (104332, 472”, $6.95; refill 104331, $4.50)
* Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430, 300 pcs., $3.95)
* Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue

** 2012 Occasions Mini Catalog


1. Score 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card stock at 4-1/4"; fold away from scoreline to create card.

2. Adhere striped Designer Series Paper to polka-dot Designer Series Paper ("DSP") with SNAIL Adhesive. Wrap ribbon around front of DSP and adhere on back with SNAIL Adhesive. Use SNAIL Adhesive to adhere DSP to front of card.

3. Use Big Shot and Labels Collection Framelits Die (third largest size) to cut label from River Rock card stock. Use Big Shot and Finial Press Embossing Folder to emboss the label.

4. Stamp label design on Naturals Ivory card stock; stamp "So Grateful" at right side of center banner with Jet Black StazOn Ink. Cut out label image with Big Shot and Label Framelits Die (one size smaller than embossed label). Color leaves and stripe above and below center banner with River Rock Stampin' Write Marker. Color flowers with White Gel Pen. Adhere to embossed label with Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere to front of card, lining up center banner with ribbon.

5. Make a small bow and adhere to left side of label with Mini Glue Dots.

6. Optional: Adhere Naturals Ivory card stock to inside of card.

That's it! An elegant thank you card for any occasion.

Cath ;D

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