Gatefold Card with the Butterflies Thinlits

In anticipation of the Butterfly Thinlits return I made a gatefold card with a butterfly as one of the cards for my stamp club this month. I’m happy to say that the ladies loved this card and the fact that they could now order the Butterfly Thinlits and Butterfly Basics once again. Here’s my card.

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And here’s another look to give you the full effect of the gatefold.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Making a Gatefold Card – It’s very easy to make a gatefold card; here are the dimensions:
    • Cut an 8-1/2″ x 11″ piece of Stampin’ Up! card stock in half so that the size becomes 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
    • Score the 8-1/2″ length at 2-1/8″ on each end
    • Fold both sides toward the center; the completed closed size is 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
    • Trim the layers for the left panel which are 1/8″ and 1/4″ shorter than the panel itself
      • Hello Honey Layer: 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
      • Whisper White Stamped Layer: 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Transparent Butterfly – Because the background on both of the gatefold panels are different the butterfly needed a backing. I decided to adhere White Vellum to the back of the Butterfly, hand snipping the vellum to size it perfectly with the cut out butterfly. I played around a little and on one card I colored the vellum with a Hello Honey marker. Can you see the difference between the two cards? The one on the left was colored and the one on the right was not. Which do you prefer?
    Gatefold - both cards
  • Opposites Attract – I didn’t want both panels on the gatefold card to look the same. The panel on the left was stamped using the Something Lacy background stamped with Lost Lagoon ink on Whisper White card stock. The panel on the right was texturized (is that a word?) using my favorite embossing folder, Woodgrain.
  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon – Before adhering the Something Lacy and Hello Honey frame onto the left panel make sure you tie the Hello Honey 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon onto the panel.
    Gatefold - left side

I hope you enjoyed my card today. It’s very easy to make. Why don’t you give it a try?

 

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You have 4 more days to play along with us at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. Reach for some brads and a stamp set that’s at least 1 year old and play along with us for our current challenge.

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Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

 

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

Embellish This!

 

We all know people who tend to embellish the truth when they share a story. Quite frankly, the little extra details make their stories more interesting. The same holds true for embellishments to cards. According to Google, the definition of the word “Embellish” in the latter sense is to “make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features”. Well, it’s time to dust off some of your old brads for our current Retro Rubber Challenge, RRCB12. This challenge encourages us to use brads. You’ll notice on my card that the brads I used are a bit ancient. But I have a stockpile of them because I really love them. Below is the challenge banner and my card.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Various Ways to Embellish with Brads – Sometimes brads are used in a sequence of three in a row as an accent at the bottom or top of a card or tag. Sometimes they are used as a part of  a stamped image to add color to a portion of the image. And other times they may be used as flower centers, as was the case on my card. These flower brads made the perfect centers for my flowers which were cut out with a [now retired] 5-point flower punch.
    Card Top
  • More Embellishments – As if 3 cute flower brads weren’t enough, there are two additional embellishments on this card. The Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon serves as an anchor behind the three flowers. The scalloped semi-circle flower livens up the lower part of the card with additional color.
  • Check Out the Base! – I made this card using a [now retired] Big Shot template. I just love the criss-crosses. To get the stamped sentiment to appear smooth on the base of this card I stamped first then ran the base through the Big Shot die.
    Card Bottom
  • Not too Shabby – I added just a little shabbiness to this card by sponging the edges of the So Saffron base and all of the edges of the DSP with Chocolate Chip ink.
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I hope that you’ll find a set of brads in your stash of embellishments and join us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog to submit your project as part of this challenge.

CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year.
  • Use brads on your card or project
  • Post your creation to your blog or on line gallery.
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by Friday, April 24.
  • Enter as many times as you’d like.

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Note: This challenge is the last challenge for which I will be on the design team for the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I decided to step down due to my busy work schedule. It was an honor and a pleasure to serve as a design team member with such talented designers and fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrators. A big shout out goes to Katie Skiff and Jane Knudsen for managing the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I look forward to continuing to play along with their challenges as a participant along with you. I hope that you’ll join me for the fun.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Retro Rubber Technique Challenge

Hey everyone, it’s time to get out your heat emboss tools and embossing powder to make a project to share with us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog.

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Our current challenge encourages you to make a card or project using embossing powder. The only other requirement we have is to use a stamp set that is at least 1 year old. Here’s my card for the RRBC10 challenge.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Embossed Lines – I wanted to make brown bunnies but didn’t have brown embossing powder. So, I ink my stamp with Versamark ink to prime it for embossing, then inked it with Early Espresso ink then stamped it onto the Whisper White card stock. Clear Embossing Powder allowed the brown lines to remain brown.
  • Watercoloring – I was SO SAD to see the Blendabilities Markers get discontinued due to product defects; I’m holding out hope that SU! will have a new and improved Alcohol marker next year. Therefore, to color my image I used Aqua Painters dipped into Early Espresso ink for the bunny bodies making the darkest impressions closest to the embossed lines. I went very light on their faces with barely any ink. I also used Blushing Bride ink for the ears, noses and chest, Crisp Cantaloupe and Early Espresso for the butterflies, and Always Artichoke for the grass.
    RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Embossed Easter Card CloseUp
  • Crumpled Bow – Leaving an extra long tail on my bow allowed me to create the ruffled look. The bumps were created by using Glue Dots to keep the ribbon anchored to the card base.
  • Matting with Framelits – Using the Deco Labels Framelits I cut “windows” into my Early Espresso and Blushing Bride card stock and placed the bunnies behind my window frame. Typically I would center this on my card front but went with an off-centered placement to leave room for the bow on the left side. For more on how to easily create mats you can see my previous cards and tutorials here and here.
  • Making Good Use of the Extra Die Cut – So, what’s a stamper to do with the die cut frame? Use it on the inside for the greeting which was also stamped using the retired Gifts of Spring Stamp set.
    RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Inside
  • Behind the Scenes – Check out another image that comes with this stamp set as shown on the “backside” [pun intended] of this card. Isn’t it darling? It says “hand stamped by” and I hand wrote my name.
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Thanks for stopping [or hopping] by my blog today 🙂  I hope you’ll join us for the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge.

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Retro Rubber Guidelines:

  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year.
  • Post your creation to your blog or online gallery. If you use an online gallery, please use the Keyword RRBC10.  Please turn off Word Verification.
  • “Hop on over” [pun intended] to the RRBC to link up your creations for our challenge using the InLinkz by March 27th!
  • Enter as many times as you like.

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Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store,  or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

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  • Stamps: The Gifts of Spring (retired)
  • Inks: Versamark, Early Espresso, Blushing Bride, Crisp Cantaloupe, Always Artichoke
  • Paper: Whisper White, Early Espresso, Blushing Bride
  • Accessories: Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Powder, 5/8″ Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Deco Labels Framelits, Aqua Painters, Glue Dots

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Tag! You’re it!

 

Today I am tagging you to play along with us for the latest Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. The current challenge is none other than “Tag, You’re it!” All you have to do is make a project or card using a tag; it’s that easy 🙂  All we ask is that you use a stamp set that is older than 1 year.

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I used 3 older but current stamps on today’s card.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Faux Patina Technique – A year ago I posted a card that uses the technique found on the background of my card. It’s truly easy to do. I found this technique through Splitcoast Stampers. You can find a tutorial on the faux patina technique here. If you’d like to see my original card, you can click here.
  • Two-step Stamping – Two of the stamp sets used to make my tag are “two-step stamp sets”. What this means is that you can use two [or more] images from that set to create your image. Two step stamp sets make it so easy to create beautiful images and are great when you are short on time and don’t have time for coloring. I wanted to make the flower image from Stippled Blossoms and the butterfly image from Papillon Potpourri to be slightly lighter than the sentiment. Therefore, I applied ink to the solid flower, leaf, and butterfly images but stamped off 2 times before stamping onto my card stock. Then, the outline images were stamped off once before layering those images on top of their bases.
  • A little bling for the wings – I accessorized the butterfly with a little bling using the Silver Sparkling Dazzle Details liquid glue. The same bling was added to the center of the flower.

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You still have a few more days to play along with us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I hope that you’ll grab one of your tag punches and upload your project to our challenge blog. You may just be our next winner!

Retro Rubber Challenge Guidelines:

  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year.
  • Post your creation to your blog or online gallery. If you use an online gallery, please use the Keyword RRBC09.  Please turn off Word Verification.
  • Link up your creations for our Tag,You’re it! challenge using the InLinkz by March 13th!
  • Enter as many times as you like.

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Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Really Retro for Retro Rubber Challenge #8

I’m getting “really retro” with today’s card. I used several retro stamps and tools to make it. Our latest Retro Rubber Blog Challenge, RRBC08, encourages you to use eyelets on your project. Do you still have them? Are you old enough to even know what they are? Over the last several years, eyelets seemed to have been replaced with brads and self-sticking embellishments, like pearls, rhinestones and candy dots.

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And here is my card featuring MANY retro / retired products.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Retired Stamps – I have a basement full of retired stamp sets. They include “Pocket Fun” and “Just Jeans” used on this card. Just Jeans is a background stamp that provides the denim look on this Marina Mist card stock. Pocket Fun includes the pocket, flowers, girls, sentiment and several other images, including a frog to hang out of the pocket. It’s just darling.
    Pocket
  • Retired Tools & Accessories – In “the olden days” Stampin’ Up! used to sell a “hardware kit” that included tools to literally hammer eyelets in place. That was replaced a few years later with a tool called the “Crop-a-dile”. It’s used for punching holes for small and large eyelets and squeezing the handles to pinch the eyelets in place… no more hammering. I’m glad I hung onto that tool, I still use it to poke holes in things.
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  • Coloring – I colored the two girls to resemble my friend Leslie and I. She has short brown hair and I have mid-length blondish hair. I used Stampin’ Up!s Blendabilities to color in the girls and the flowers. The colors I used include:
    • Nude (skin tones)
    • Crumb Cake (lightest shade)
    • Wisteria Wonder
    • Melon Mambo
    • Daffodil Delight (medium & darkest shades only)
  • Layout – I chose a vertical layout. However, I originally envisioned a horizontal layout. Before adhering any images or stamping the greeting, I placed everything on the card front to see how I would like to lay this out. My card turned out completely different than I originally envisioned. I intended to decorate the pocket with a single flower, but then had enough room on my scrap paper to make 3 flowers. One thing led to another and I decided to use all three as a border on my card. I ended up turning the card vertical so that the greeting could be stamped directly onto the card front, rather than on a tag or banner. All that to say, the lesson to be learned here is to place things down before adhering your images; you’ll be happy you did 🙂
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If you have some old eyelets stashed away, consider breathing life back into them and play along with us at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. Or just hop over there to see the work of some of the design team members. I’ve had a sneak peek at some of their cards; you are in for a real treat! 🙂

Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store,  or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

  • Stamps:  Retired: Pocket Fun and Just Jeans
  • Inks: Marina Mist, Memento Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White & Marina Mist
  • Accessories: Blendabilities Markers, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Crop-a-dile (retired), Eyelits (retired)

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

CASE Yourself for the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge

Our latest Retro Rubber Blog Challenge will have you digging through your old valentines. So, as soon as you are finished reading my blog post today, run straight to your box of handmade cards and find an older Valentine you made and recreate it.  You can change up the papers, the color scheme and/or stamps.  Go ahead, CASE yourself!

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • My Go-to Layout – Do you have a go-to layout? When I am lacking inspiration, this is the layout that I turn to. It typically includes a pattern on the upper half, lower half and is separated by a strip of ribbon, card stock or patterned paper. Then, the focal point is framed on the left side. Here is the original valentine that I cased followed by two additional cards I found in my card box that use this layout.
    RRBC07_ValentinesRRBC07_Christmas RRBC07_SnappyBirthdayI love how one layout can help me design so many cards.
  • Something Old, Something New – I haven’t had a lot of time to stamp lately and was itching to use some of my new stamps… so, I cheated a bit on the Retro Rubber Blog challenge by using both old stamps and new stamps. The new Something Lacy stamp is from the Occasions Catalog. The “Love” sentiment is a retired stamp from the stamp “You are Loved” set.
  • 4-Layered Label – I love layers and I love to play around with multiple shapes created from punches and big shot dies. I used the Large Oval Punch to punch out the sentiment. The stamped image behind the sentiment is part of the same stamp. The background coordinates perfectly with the Decorative Label Punch. Because these punched images were a bit small, I wanted them to rest on a larger frame. I achieved that by combining two more punched out images using the Circles Collection  and Deco Labels Framelits.
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  • Subtle Background – I love the new Something Lacy background stamp. I wanted to give my card a more subtle background. Therefore I inked the stamp up with the same color as the card stock (Pink Pirouette and Sahara Sand) and tapped randomly on the card stock as it laid on top of the inked stamp. This created a variable background image on both layers.
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You have until Friday at 8:00 am to upload your Flashback Valentine to the Retro Rubber Blog. So find an older valentine and CASE yourself. Then, click here to join us for the RRBC07 Challenge. Remember to use stamps that are older than 1 year.

Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

I “Heart” Retro Rubber Sketch Challenges

Today at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge we have a sketch for you for the RRBC06 Challenge.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Adhering Vellum – Most adhesives show through vellum. The beauty of the  Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum is that each paper includes silver foil patterns for which you can place a glue dot behind, concealing the adhesive. I put a glue dot behind most of the silver hearts on this paper, ensuring it was secured well.
  • Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should – Have you ever heard that saying before? Typically someone would advise you not to do something just because you are capable of doing it. I used the Irresistibly Yours Specialty DSP for the strip of paper beneath the Vellum Hearts panel. I debated on adding a Pink Pirouette ink to this, but then decided to keep this white.
  • No Smearing – I find that the Silver [and gold] Encore ink can smear if you rub it too soon after stamping. To prevent my stamped images stamped with the Silver Encore ink from smearing I emboss the images with clear embossing powder, making them smear-proof.

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I hope you will consider playing along with us at Retro Rubber!

Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store.

  • Stamps:  Teeny Tiny Wishes, Hearts a Flutter (retired)
  • Inks: Cherry Cobbler, Silver Encore
  • Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum, Irresistibly Yours Specialty DSP
  • Accessories: Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Glue Dots, Project Life Corner Rounder, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Tool Flashback for the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge

Before the Big Shot, before punches, and before the Simply Scored tool, we had “the Crimper”. This was one of the early tools that I used 10 years ago to add a little texture to my cards. Well, I dusted it off for the RRBC05 Challenge and made a simple yet elegant vintage birthday card.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Taking off the inches – Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to shed a few pounds or take off a few inches? Well, the crimper tool takes off inches from the card stock. Therefore, when using the crimper, cut the card stock a little larger than the desired finished size. I cut a piece of 4-1/4″ x 2″ piece of card stock as my accent piece. After running it through the crimper lengthwise, the finished piece turned out to be 4″ x 2″; it shrunk by a 1/4″… now if only I could lose inches that easily! 🙂
  • Adding Antique Accents – I created an antique look in several ways; the combination gives this card a nice vintage look and feel:
    • I applied Crumb Cake ink directly onto the front of the Beautifully Baroque embossing folder before running the card stock and folder through the Big Shot
    • I sponged the edges of every layered piece of card stock using crumb cake ink
    • I sponged the raised curves of the crimped border
    • I used the Venetian Crochet Trim at the bottom of the crimped border
    • I added Pearls to the center of the flower image
    • I used vintage colors: Very Vanilla and Crumb Cake
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  • Creating Dimension – The framed oval gives the appearance of dimension with multiple layers of stamped flower images. The lightest images were stamped off two times and appear to be in the background. The primary flower image and sentiment were stamped directly onto the oval giving them the appearance of being in the foreground.
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You still have 3 more days to play along with us at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. So, dust off your crimper tool and upload your project here. I hope that you’ll play along with us.

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Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store or by clicking on an image below to add it to your shopping cart.

  • Retired Products: Watercolor Trio Stamp Set, Crimper

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Stop back tomorrow for our Pal’s Blog hop!

Blessings, Kelly

 

White Christmas for Retro Rubber

My card today was created for the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog, RRBC04. This week we have a color challenge for you. We encourage you to dig out your older stamps and breath new life into them. Therefore, run straight to your stash of misfit Christmas stamps and help them feel loved again! The challenge that our design team is introducing today is to use any color of blue, silver and white.

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Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • White Christmas – It’s not typical of designers to downplay most colors in a color challenge. In fact, that wasn’t my original idea nor intention. Yet, as my card was coming together I noticed how nice it looked predominantly in Whisper White.
  • Thin Frames – In sticking with the “White Christmas” theme, I decided the thin frames of Brushed Silver Card stock plus a thin silver (Smoky Slate) ribbon was all that was needed to accent the Snow Swirled Christmas tree.
  • Hint of Blue – To be sure that I included blue into the color scheme, I decided to color Pearls with the medium shade of the Night of Navy Blendabilities marker.
  • Textured Background – Not only did I pull supplies from my misfit stamp collection (aka: retired stamps) I also pulled an embossing plate from my misfit Big Shot collection. I found a “swirly” Flourish embossing plate that complemented the Snow Swirled Christmas Tree.

Why don’t you consider pulling out one of your older Christmas stamps and join us for the Retro Rubber color challenge. You have 10 days to enter your card into our challenge; I hope you’ll join us. You can click here to play along and see the projects from the Design Team.

Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store.

  • Stamps:  Snow Swirled (Retired)
  • Inks: Silver Encore Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White, Brushed Silver
  • Accessories: 5/8″ Whisper White Satin Ribbon, 1/8″ Smoky Slate Taffeta Ribbon, Jewels Basic Pearl, Night of Navy Blendabilities, Flourish Textured Impressions Embossing Plate (retired)

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

A Little Christmas Magic for the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge 03

I have been anxious to show you my card for 2 weeks now. Why? Because I think it’s so cool, if I do say so myself 😉 Today’s card uses my first Stampin’ Up! Christmas stamp set called Old Fashioned Christmas and was inspired by the RRBC03 sketch challenge. Here is the sketch.

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And this is where the Christmas magic comes in. Here is my card; it’s a magic slider card.

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I know that on the surface it doesn’t look all that cool, but you have to see the magic behind this card.

Wait for it…

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Wait for it…

Magic

 

Want to see that again?

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I could play with this card all day long. I love to show it to everyone who comes into my house. They are so impressed by the magic!

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Making a Magic Slider Card – Magic slider cards are made with two layers, the front layer featuring the stamped image on a window sheet and the back layer featuring the same image only colored in. When inserted into the pocket, the two layers are separated by a piece of card stock which hides the colored image. For more details you can click here to see a post in which I provided a detailed picture tutorial of a Magic Slider Card.
  • Working with the Sketch – My initial thought was to make the focal point element on the left side of the card a mini envelope which holds a gift card; yet, that all changed when I found this Old Fashioned Christmas stamp set. Once I found this in my storage area where I store most of my stamps I realized it would be fun to turn this stamp set into a magic slider card.
  • Endless Wishes – When I decided not to make a mini envelope, I didn’t know what I would do for the extra accent piece on the side of the focal point. I thought a scalloped edge of some sort might be nice. Then I saw the Endless Wishes stamp set. This stamp set allows you to make “Endless Wishes” by combining multiple greetings together. That said, I decided to put the first part of the greeting on it’s side next to the focal point and the second part of the greeting on a banner keeping my card consistent with the sketch. Possibilities for Endless Wishes include (and may not be all inclusive):
    • Season of Joy
    • Celebrate the Season
    • A little dash of Cheer
    • Merry & bright
    • Sending you Joy
    • Merry Christmas to you
    • Be of good Cheer
    • Merry Christmas
  • Cutting Corners – You’d never know it, but I didn’t have enough of the Crumb Cake snow flake DSP for the card front. I really wanted to use this pattern so I took the 4″ square piece that I had left over from another project and cut it into 2 pieces: 1″ and 3″. There is a 1-1/2 inch gap behind the focal point, but you’d never know it 🙂
  • Accent – The accent on the side of the focal point was created using the two largest Framelits from the Deco Labels collection.
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I hope that you’ll play along with us for our 3rd Retro Rubber Challenge. You have until Friday to submit your entries. For inspiration, click here to see the design team submissions.

A Special Note about the recipient of this card: Did you see my post on Saturday? I came across an article on Stampin’ Up!’s demonstrator website that asks for our help [your’s and mine] to help fulfill a 6-year young girls Christmas wish. The only thing she wants this Christmas are Christmas cards; this will be her last Christmas. To read more about Addie and to send her a card, please click here to read my original blog post.

Supplies: If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my online store.

  • Stamps: Old Fashioned Christmas, Endless Wishes
  • Inks: Early Espresso, Memento, Black Stazon Ink (for use on the window sheet)
  • Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Mossy Meadow, Trim the Tree DSP, 2014-2016 In Color DSP
  • Accessories: Window Sheet, 1″ Circle Punch, Banner Punch, Deco Labels Framelits Collectiion, White Satin Ribbon, Blendabilities

 

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly