Wednesday, July 3, 2013
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! Today I am sharing with you a card that I created that was featured in Crafts 'n Things Weekly August 22, 2012. It features stamps from Heartfelt Creations HCPC 1791 – Patriotic Phrases PreCut Set (Discontinued), Jillibean Soup Watermelon Gazpacho Soup paper and May Arts Twine.
I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating the holiday with family and friends!
AMERICAN SPIRIT CARD
Stamps: Heartfelt Creations HCPC 1791 – Patriotic Phrases PreCut Set (Discontinued)
Spellbinder Dies: Classic Scalloped Rectangles SM; Classic Rectangles LG
Tools: Spellbinders Grand Caliber
Adhesives: Pop Dots; Scotch Advanced Tape Glider; Zots Glue Dots; Hot Glue
Paper: Bazzill; Curious Iridescent - Cryogen White; Recollections; Jillibean Soup – Watermelon Gazpacho Soup 6 x 6 Paper
Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black; Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Festive Berries, Chipped Sapphires & Old Paper; Versamark – Dazzle Champagne
Embellishments: May Arts 1.5” Pink Silky Crushed Ribbon; KaiserKraft Homemade Collection Button; Miscellaneous Buttons; May Arts Twine – Navy, Red & Natural; Tim Holtz Metal Memo Pins
Instructions:6” x 6” Finished Card Size
Begin with a 12” x 6” piece of Kraft Bazzill cardstock and score on the 6” mark to create a 6” square card base. Next adhere a 5 ¾” square piece of red Recollections paper, then a 5 ½” piece of the Jillibean Soup pattered paper that has had the edges distressed with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Old Paper. Next wrap May Arts Navy Twine around top of card several times securing with a knot. Then on Cryogen White Paper die cut with Spellbinders Rectangles LG, stamp large flag image from Heartfelt Creations HCPC 1791 – Patriotic Phrases PreCut Set with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Festive Berries. Distress entire rectangle with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Old Paper. Next on a separate piece of Cryogen White Paper stamp another large flag image with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Chipped Sapphires. Cut out area of stars and distress with Old Paper Distress Ink before adhering to star area on red flag image. Matte on blue Recollections paper die cut with Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Rectangles SM. Cut a strip from the red paper measuring 5 ½” x 1 ½” and with Versamark – Dazzle Champagne ink stamp star from Heartfelt Creations HCPC 1791 – Patriotic Phrases PreCut Set, making sure to stamp some partially on/off the paper. Finally stamp “Celebrate the American Spirit” sentiment from Heartfelt Creations HCPC 1791 – Patriotic Phrases PreCut Set with Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black on red paper strip and attach to bottom of card front with adhesive. Add a Tim Holtz Metal Memo Pin to bottom of flag image and add pop dots to the back and attach to card front making sure to tuck Memo Pin bottom behind red sentiment strip. Add May Arts Twine in Navy, Red and Natural to center of buttons and attach to upper right corner with Zots Glue Dots and hot glue as needed.