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Sending Heartfelt Thoughts Card 

Inspired by a sketch provided by Dawn Griffith.
Stamp Set:  Heartfelt Blooms
 Dies: Stitched Labels Framelits
Cardstock:  Dapper Denim, Crumb Cake
Inks:  Dapper Denim
Tools: Tear & Tape
Embellishments: Dapper Denim Ruched Ribbon
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Dapper Denim Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Crumb Cake Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Dapper Denim Mat:  (3-1/8"  x 4-3/8" )
Whisper White Mat: (2-7/8" x 4-1/8")
Dapper Denim Mat:  3" x 3-3/4"
Scrap piece of Crumb Cake to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute similar colors of your choice for the retired colors I used!
--Cut all the mats to size per list.
--Cut the 3"x3-3/4" Dapper Denim mat in half diagonally.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with the Heartfelt Bloom stamp.
--Attach the Whisper White mat to the smaller Dapper Denim Mat.
--Stamp the Sentiment on scrap of Crumb Cake, and then die cut it with die from Stitched Label Framelits as shown.
--Use the stitched edging framelit from the same set around all four edges of the Crumb Cake Mat as shown
--Attach the Crumb Cake Mat to the largest Dapper Denim mat using tape runner.
--Attach the 2 triangular pieces to the bottom front as indicated to form a pocket (crisscrossing the pieces) by using tear and tape along the bottom and outside edge of each piece. So you will be able to slide the smaller stamped mat into the pocket formed.
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Wrap a piece of the Dapper denim ribbon across the bottom of the the card - attaching to the back of the larger Dapper Denim piece.
--Make a small bow of Dapper Denim ribbon & attach to white mat.
--Attach larger Dapper Denim mat with the pocket to the Card Base using tape runner.
-Attach the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Insert the Stamped mat into the pocket.
Thinking of You Card using the Best Birds Stamp Set

Inspired by a sketch provided by Dawn Griffith.
Stamp Sets:  Best Birds, Marbled
 Dies: Birds and Blooms Thinlits, Lots of Labels Framelits
Cardstock: Pool Party, Whisper White, Early Espresso & Tranquil Tide, Vellum
Inks: Pool Party,  Tuxedo Black Memento
Tools:  Pool Party, Daffodil Delight & Crumb Cake Stampin Blends
Embellishments:  Subtle Enamel Shapes
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot
 
Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Early Espresso Strips (2):  (4-1/2"W x 1-1/2"H
Scrap of Pool Party for larger label framelit
Scrap of Whisper White for smaller label framelit & bird
Scrap of Early Espresso for branch
Scrap piece of vellum to stamp the sentiment
--Cut the  2 strips of Early Espresso and bottom mat of Tranquil Tide.
--Stamp a piece of the Whisper White scrap with the bird stamp in memento black ink.
--Stamp the Marbled stamp on Whisper White with Pool Party ink.
--Die cut the 2 label Framelits as indicated.
--Die cut the bird and color as indicated using Stampin Blends.
--Stamp your desired sentiment on a scrap piece of vellum - cut to length and width desired. I tag cut both ends. 
--Using scissors cut a piece of scrap Early Espresso to form a branch shape - or could be hand drawn.  I used a die cut that I cut on my Cricut.
--Glue the branch onto the smaller framelit and attach to larger framelit with tape runner.
--Attach the bird using dimensionals.
--Attach EE strips to the TT mat and then attach framelits with Bird.
--Attach all to the card Base using tape runner
--Attach the Sentiment and Pool Party Enamel Shapes.
 
Friendship Card using Love What You Do Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Love What You Do, Watercolor Wash
 Dies: Bold Butterfly Framelits
Cardstock: Whisper White, Grapefruit Grove, Call Me Clover
Inks:  Grapefruit Grove, Call Me Clover
Embellishments:  Rhinestones
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot
 
Card Base:  A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Grapefruit Grove Bottom Base Mat:  (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Whisper White Top Mat:   (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)
Scrap of Call Me Clover
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with the Watercolor Wash stamp, and then stamp the sentiments and the flowers as indicated all with Grapefruit Grove ink.
--Stamp the stems on Whisper White in Call Me Clove ink.
--Die Cut the Butterfly and attach rhinestones to center.
--Glue the Butterfly to to the white mat as indicated.
--Attach White Mat to Grapefruit Grove Mat & then both to the card base using tape runner .
 
Hope thru Stormy Seas Card using High Tide Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  High Tide
Tool:  Stamparatus (optional)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pacific Point
Inks: Crumb Cake, Dapper Denim, Chocolate Chip, Smokey Slate,
Archival Gray, Marina Mist
Basics:  Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue

Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Pacific Point Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat as follows:
-----Stamp the Sand base in Crumb Cake
-----Stamp part one of lighthouse in Smokey Slate
-----Stamp part two of lighthouse in Dapper Denim
-----Stamp the water stamp above and below and around the lighthouse and sand base in Marina Mist - use 1st and 2nd generation stamping.
-----Stamp the ground Birds in Chocolate Chip.
-----Stamp the seagulls in Archival Gray
-----Use a sponge dauber to shade the water and the sky with Marina Mist.
-----Stamp the sentiment in Marina Mist.

--Attach White Mat to Pacific Point Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Missing You Card using Oh So Eclectic Stamp Set and coordinating dies
Stamp Set:  Oh So Eclectic
Dies: Eclectic Layers Thinlits
Cardstock: Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, and Color Theory DSP
Inks: Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive.
Basics:  Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue
 
Whisper White Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Color Theory DSP for Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Scraps of Whisper White CS for stamped Flowers and Leaves.
Scraps Rich Razzleberry CS for die cut flowers
Scraps of Old Olive CS for tiny leaf shapes

--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the flower and leaves into Whisper White scraps using Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum and Old Olive inks as indicated.
--Die cut the stamped flowers and leaves.
--Die cut the geometric shape from the top Whisper White mat as indicated.
--Die cut the tiny green leaf shapes from scraps of Old Olive CS.
--Die cut the 2 open style flowers out of Rich Razzleberry scraps.
-Stamp the Missing You sentiment onto the Whisper White mat as indicated.
--Glue the flowers and leaves onto the white mat as indicated using Tombow glue.
--Attach White Mat to sheet of coordinating Color Theory DSP Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Brighter Days to Come Card using Beautiful You Stamp Set
Stamp Set: Beautiful You
Dies:  Stitched Framelits Dies
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Watercolor Paper
Inks: Melon Mambo, Archival Black
Tools:  Aqua Painters
Embellishments: Melon Mambo Enamel Shapes, Twine
Basics:  Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Melon Mambo Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Watercolor Paper White Top Mat:  (3-1/4"W x 3-1/4"H)
Basic Black Background Mat: (3-3/4"W x 3-3/4"W)
Scrap of Whisper White for Sentiment
--Cut the3 mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Girl onto the Watercolor Paper Mat using Black Archival Ink
--Stamp the Sentiment on Whisper White CS.
-Use an Aqua Painter to color the dress and hat of the stamped image using Melon Mambo ink.
--Use an Oval Stitched Framelits Die to cut your sentiment.
--Attach some coordinating twine to the side of the white mat.
--Use Tape Runner to attach the mats to each other and to the card base as indicated.
--Attach the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach the Melon Mambo Enamel Shapes as indicated.
 
Birthday Card using Beautiful Bouquet - with secret pocket.

Inspired by a sketch by Richard & Dawn Griffith
Stamp Set:  Beautiful Bouquet
Inks:  Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst, Perfect Plum, Daffodil Delight, Wisteria Wonder, & Fresh Fig
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Berry Burst
Embellishments:  Rhinestones, Berry Burst Metallic-Edge Ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dots

Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"H x 4-1/4"W)
DSP Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"H x 4"W)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (3-1/2"H x 3"W)
Berry Burst for Banner:  (2-1/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Scrap of Whisper White for Insert: (1-1/2"W x 4"H)

Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Foam Adhesive Tape Strips
--Cut the DSP for the Bottom Mat and the Whisper White for the flower mat.
--Cut the Berry Burst for Banner & the White Strip for the insert.
--Notch the Berry Burst Banner.
--Stamp the stems, flowers and sentiment on the Whisper White CS as indicated or with colors and flowers of your choice.
--Stamp the flower and 2nd sentiment on the Whisper White strip.
--Attach the DSP to the card base with Tape Runner.
--Then attach Foam Adhesive Tape Strips to the back of the Berry Burst Strip - 1 across the top edge, 1 down each of the 2 side edges, and 1 down the middle.  DO NOT REMOVE THE BACKING FROM THE CENTER STRIP - THIS WILL CREATE THE SECRET POCKET FOR THE INSERT.  Remove the backing off the other 3 strips and attach it to the DSP mat on the card base.
--Punch out a small hole in the bottom of the white stamped insert and tie a small piece off ribbon in the hole to use as a tab to pull the insert out of the pocket as indicated in the picture.
--Glue the Flower mat onto the card as indicated - use dimensionals on the right hand side to balance the mat properly onto the card base.
--Attach a tiny bow in the corner of the white flower mat.
--Attach the Rhinestones & Glitter Enamel Dots where desired..
 
It's A Good Day Card using Daisy Delight Flower

Inspired by a sketch by Dawn Griffith
Stamp Set:  Daisy Delight, Best Birds, Papillon Potpourri
Tool:  Daisy Punch, Bitty Butterfly Punch
Dies:  Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
Cardstock: Whisper White, Dapper Denim, Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder, Designer Series Paper
Inks: Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder
Embellishments:  White Perfect Accents

Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"H x 4-1/4"W)
DSP Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"H x 4"W)
Dapper Denim Scraps: 5 pcs. (3/4" x 3-3/4")
Wisteria Wonder Scraps: (2" x 4-1/2") for banner, plus for Circle &, Butterfly
Whisper White Scraps: for Sentiment Circle and  2  Daisies
Elegant Eggplant Scraps: Larger Circle

Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Tape Runner
--Cut the DSP Mat, Dapper Denim strips, Banner strip.
--Die Cut the Elegant Eggplant and Wisteria Wonder Circles.
--Cut the notch in the banner strip.
--Stamp the Sentiment in Elegant Eggplant ink on Whisper White and Die Cut it.
--Stamp the Butterfly in Elegant Eggplant ink on Wisteria Wonder paper and punch out.
--Stamp 2 daisies on Whisper White CS with Wisteria Wonder Ink & die and punch out.
--Align the 2 daisies as indicated and glue together at center only.
--Adhere DSP to card base with tape runner.
--Adhere Dapper Denim Strips as indicated to DSP with tape runner.
--Adhere Wisteria Wonder Banner strip as indicated with tape runner.
--Use dimensionals to pop-up the daisy onto the larger Elegant Eggplant Circle.
--Adhere all 3 circles as indicated onto card front.
--Glue the butterfly as indicated.
--Attach the White Perfect Accents - one in center of daisy, the others scattered locations as desired..
 
 
Thank You Card using Wild About Flowers & other Stamp Sets
Stamp Sets: Wild About Flowers, Daisy Delight & Beautiful Bouquet
Inks: Crushed Curry, Elegant Eggplant, Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Pumpkin Pie and Wild Wasabi.
Embellishments: Washi Tape

Card Base:  A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Dapper Denim Bottom Base Mat:  (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Whisper White Top Mat:   (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)

Paper Cutter, Tombow Glue
--Cut all the mats per list.
--Use some removable tape or post-its to mask the sides of the Whisper White CS mat. 3/4" on each side
--Then sponge the background colors - Marina Mist, Pumpkin Pie & Wild Wasabi - blending well.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with with flowers and stems from the stamp sets listed as indicated.  Stems with Pear Pizzazz first, then flowers.
--Stamp the sentiments which are from the Daisy Delight stamp set. I used Elegant Eggplant but I think next time I would use Marina Mist.
--Remove the masking paper.
--Attach 2 Strips of coordinating Washi Tape on the sides.  Bakers Twine or Ribbon could be used instead.
--Attach White Mat to Dapper Denim Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Little Moments Card using Watercolor Wings & Butterflies Thinlits
Stamp Set:  Watercolor Wings
Dies: Butterflies Thinlits Dies
Inks: Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Dapper Denim, Chocolate Chip

Card Base:  A2 card (Folded Size 5-1/2" W x 4-1/4" H)
Bermuda Bay Bottom Base Mat: (5-1/4" W x 4" H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" W x 3-3/4" H)
Scrap of Whisper White for 2nd Butterfly

 Paper Cutter, Tombow Glue, Stamparatus (optional)
--Cut all the mats per list.
--Stamp 1st Butterfly on the Whisper White CS mat as indicated (do not stamp the body of the butterfly on the card stock).
--Stamp 2nd Butterfly on the scrap piece of Whisper White CS.
--Stamp the Sentiments, and dots on Whisper WhiteCS mat as indicated.
--Use the appropriately sized Butterfly Thinlit to die cut the 2nd butterfly
--Glue the 2nd butterfly on top of the 1st butterfly (body section only) using Tombow glue and then fold up the wings for fluttering effect.
--Attach White Mat to Bermuda Bay Green Mat & then attach them to the card Base using a taper runner.

Hint: You may want to use the Stamparatus to help with the alignment of the 4 layered Butterfly.
 
Live, Laugh, Love Card using Bloomin Love Stamp Set & Bloomin Heart Dies
Stamp Set:  Bloomin' Love
Dies: SU Bloomin' Heart Thinlits
Inks: Pink Pirouette
Embellishments:  White Perfect Accents

Card Base:  A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Pink Pirouette Bottom Base Mat: (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Pink Dotted Paper Top Mat:  (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)
Scrap of Pink Pearl Paper for Heart Die Cut
Scraps f Whisper  for stamped flowers and sentiment.

 Paper Cutter, Tombow Glue
--Cut all the mats per list.
--Die Cut the heart.
--Stamp the flowers on Whisper White CS and die cut them.
--Die Cut or stamp the sentiment of your choice.
--Glue the small flowers onto the die cut heart as indicated.
--Glue the heart to the mat as indicated.
--Glue the sentiment.
--Attach the White Perfect Accents.
--Attach the DSP mat to the Pink Pirouette Mat.
--Attach above to the Card Base using a tape runner. 
 
Happy Birthday Card using SU Birthday Blossoms Stamp Set & Pansy Punch

Inspired by a sketch provided by Dawn Griffith.
Stamp Set:  Birthday Blossoms (retiring 5/31/18)
Tool:  Pansy Punch (retiring 5/31/18)
Dies:  Stitched Shape Framelits
Embellishments:  Wild Wasabi Subtles Enamel Shapes
Inks: Crushed Curry, Perfect Plum & Wild Wasabi

Card Base:  A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Wild Wasabi Bottom Base Mat:  (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)
Flower Mats: 2 Perfect Plum & 1 Crushed Curry (3-1/8" W x 2-1/8" H)
Scrap of Whisper White for 3 Stamped Flowers
Scraps of Perfect Plum & Crushed Curry for 3 Solid Flowers
Scrap piece of Wild Wasabi to stamp the sentiment

Scissors, Paper Cutter, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue
--Cut all the mats per list.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with the flower and leaf stamp in scattered locations (2nd generation stamping ) using Crushed Curry, Perfect Plum, and Wild Wasabi inks. 
--Stamp the 3 flowers on Whisper White CS, the leaves and the sentiment onto the Wild Wasabi CS.
--Fussy cut the leaves
--Punch out the 3 stamped white flowers
--Punch out 3 solid color flowers from Perfect Plum & Crushed Curry CS as indicated in the picture.
--Use one of the oval Stitched Shape Framelits to die cut your sentiment.
--Glue the 3 rectangular mats onto the white mat as indicated.
--Layer the stamped flowers onto the solid flowers using Tombow glue.
--Attach the 3 layered flowers and the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach the Enamel Shapes.
--Attach White Mat to Green Mat & then both to the card Base.