Had some fun playing with the new In Colors and the Simply Pressed Clay that will both be available on May 31 from Stampin’ Up! I used my Hearts a Flutter Framelits Die to “cut” the Simply Pressed Clay while it was still wet, it worked a lot like a cookie cutter…so fun! My card design was inspired by the Sketch Frenzy Friday 051713.
I started by cutting the little strips of 2013-15 In Color card stock to just a hair over 1/2″ x 4″. There was no measuring mark on my Stampin’ Trimmer for the exact size that I needed, the 1/2″ mark was too small and the 5/8″ mark was too big so my “official” measurement is just a hair over 1/2″. 🙂 To make it easier to keep everything straight, I lined up my strips in the order that I wanted and adhered them to a panel of Whisper White card stock with SNAIL.
Then I stamped the Hearts a Flutter images on a Top Note Bigz die cut from Whisper White card stock in Baked Brown Sugar, Pistachio Pudding, Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana and Crisp Cantaloupe ink. I adhered the Top Note stamped panel over the card stock strips with SNAIL. Then I punched Small Heart Punches from each color and adhered them with Stampin’ Dimensionals down the left side of the panel.
I inked up the just for you sentiment from the Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit with Baked Brown Sugar and Pistachio Pudding ink and I stamped it on Whisper White card stock. I punched the sentiment out with the Large Oval Punch and adhered it with SNAIL to a Scallop Oval Punch from Baked Brown Sugar card stock, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I added a little bit of Coastal Cabana, Strawberry Slush and Crisp Cantaloupe ink to 3 small pieces of Simply Pressed Clay, kneaded in the color and smashed them flat with one of my Clear-Mount Blocks. I used my Hearts a Flutter Framelits die like a cookie cutter and pressed it down into the clay and that worked to cut out the heart shapes. I set them aside and let them dry completely (took about 4 hours), then sponged the edges with a little more ink and adhered them to the card front with Sticky Strip. I added a rhinestone to the center of each heart punch and clay die cut and adhered the decorated panel to a Baked Brown Sugar card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the heart images again on a Whisper White panel and I adhered it to the inside of the card.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Hearts A Flutter (129249 wood, 129252 clear); Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit (only available until May 31 – 131395)
Dies & Punches: Top Note Bigz Die (113463); Hearts a Flutter Framelits Dies (130159); Small Heart Punch (117193); Scallop Oval Punch (119856); Large Oval Punch (119855)
Embellishments: Simply Pressed Clay (available May 31 – 131272); Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)
Ink: Baked Brown Sugar Classic Stampin’ Pad (available May 31 – 131272); Strawberry Slush Classic Stampin’ Pad (available May 31 – 131178); Pistachio Pudding Classic Stampin’ Pad (available May 31 – 131177); Crisp Cantaloupe Classic Stampin’ Pad (available May 31 – 131176); Coastal Cabana Classic Stampin’ Pad (available May 31 – 131175)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)
Card Stock & Cuts: Baked Brown Sugar (available May 31 – 131296) – card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″, Scallop Oval Punch, two 1/2″+ x 4″ strips, two Small Heart Punches; Costal Cabana (available May 31 – 131297) – two 1/2″+ x 4″ strips, two Small Heart Punches; Strawberry Slush (available May 31 – 131295) – two 1/2″+ x 4″ strips, two Small Heart Punches; Pistachio Pudding (available May 31 – 131294) – two 1/2″+ x 4″ strips, two Small Heart Punches; Crisp Cantaloupe (available May 31 – 131298) – two 1/2″+ x 4″ strips, two Small Heart Punches; Whisper White (100730) – Top Note die cut, Large Oval Punch
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Sticky Strip (104294)
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