Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Cuppa Tea Anyone? (January 2016 Class Project)

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This sweet card is just the thing to thank a friend just for being a friend.  The inside simply says Thank You!


Stamp Sets
* Choose Happiness
* Watercolor Thank You (inside sentiment)

* Whisper White Thick card stock (8-1/2" x 5-1/2")
* Bermuda Bay card stock (5-1/4" x 4")
* Whisper White card stock (1" x 3-1/2")
* Have a Cuppa Designer Series Paper Stack (3" x 3-3/4" for background; about 3-1/2" x 2" x three contrasting colors for cups)**
* Shimmery White card stock (about 2" x 2" for cup embellishments)
* Silver Foil Sheets (about 3" x 1")

* Memento Stamp Pad (Tuxedo Black)

Accessories and Tools
* Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
* Cups & Kettle Framelits Dies**
* Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies
* Decorative Dots Embossing Folder
* 1/16" Circle Punch
* White Baker's Twine
* Have a Cuppa Embellishments**
* Wink of Stella Clear Brush** (optional)
* Adhesives: Mini Glue Dot, SNAIL Adhesive; Stampin' Dimensionals; Fine-Tip Glue Pen

** 2016 Occasions Mini Catalog


1. Score 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Whisper White Thick card stock at 4-1/4"; fold away from score line to create card.

2. Use Big Shot and embossing folder to emboss 5-1/4" x 4" Bermuda Bay card stock.  Adhere to front of card with SNAIL Adhesive.

3. Use Big Shot and Cups & Kettles Framelits die set to cut three teacups from Designer Series Paper -- one each from three contrasting colors.  Cut tea cup embellishments from Shimmery White card stock and adhere to tea cups with Fine-Tip Glue Pen.  Cut spoon from Silver Foil and attach to back of top tea cup with a Mini Glue Dot.

4. Cut a small tea bag from a scrap of Shimmery White card stock, and punch a tiny hole near the top of the bag with the 1/16" Circle punch.  Use a length of Baker's Twine to tie Have a Cuppa Embellishment (the set includes a tea pot, a lemon slice, and a spoon) and tag around handle of bottom tea cup.

5. Position tea cups on 3" x 3-3/4" Designer Series Paper, and adhere with SNAIL Adhesive, beginning with top cup.

6. Adhere Designer Series Paper to front of card about 1/2" from top of Bermuda Bay card stock.

7. Stamp sentiment on scrap of Whisper White card stock and cut out using Big Shot and banner from Gift Card Envelope & Trims thinlits die set.  Adhere to front of card below Designer Series Paper with Stampin' Dimensionals.

8. Optional step:  Paint Wink of Stella clear over the embellishments on each teacup.

That's it!  What a sweet, fun, simple, and quick card.

Cathy  ;D

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