Sunday, July 27, 2014

A Hand-Stamped card that moves me

When someone touches your life and makes a big impression - show them that you care with a card that will move them!  This fun, fancy folded, easy hand-stamped card does just that!  One of my favorite 'WOW' cards to make - See this Video Tutorial on how to make it and turn your hand-stamped card into an interactive, moving card!
Create this hand-stamped card with:
Bloom with Hope stamp set (wood 133943/clear 133952)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
12" 2014-16 In-Color card stock (133681)
*Park Lane Designer Series Paper (133694)
Blackberry Bliss ink pad (133642)
Hello Honey ink pad (133643)
Jet Black Stazon ink pad (101406)
Aqua Painter (103954)
Stampin' Trimmer (126889)
Simply Scored Scoring Tool/Board (122334)
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First off, I LOVE our Park Lane Designer Series Paper!!  EEEE! The cool patterns and rich colors are just divine!  Inspired by this paper and using the Hello Honey 12" In-Color card stock I cut a 4"x12" strip.
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Score the card stock (see the Video Tutorial below) at 3" on each side.  The outer sides score across the body to create this interactive, moving card with just a few fancy folds!  You can use the Simply Scored board or the Stampin' Trimmer and score this card easily!
Create a 'Belly Band' to hold this card in place!  Simply using a scrap from the Park Lane Designer Series Paper - wrap around the closed 4" card.  Adhere the flaps so that it will hold the card in place.
Stamping this stunning flower from the Hostess Exclusive stamp set Bloom with Hope.  Using the Jet Black Stazon ink on the Whisper White card stock.  Add color by coloring the full flower in Hello Honey ink with the Aqua Pen.  Darken the center of the flower.  Overlay, using the Aqua Pen, the Blackberry Bliss ink over the Hello Honey for a colorful card!
It moves!!  Much like that fun line from Frankenstein - 'He's ALIVE!' - it really does move!  Adhere the 3" square of the Park Lane Designer Series Paper to the exterior only half of the one side of the card - so that the card doesn't get glued closed - lol!
Stamp the pretty daisy on the inside flap that will not be visible when closed - it's a surprise within a hand-stamped, moving card!  The stamped sentiment will be covered by the folds and the 3" square of the Park Lane Designer Series Paper.  I love how pretty the Blackberry Bliss ink looks on the Hello Honey card stock.
See this Video Tutorial on this fun techqnique that will WOW and create a card that Moves!! 
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When someone moves you or in your life - send them a 'moving' card!!  With a few quick score lines you can create a pretty card that will be interactive and move!  With stunning, rich colors, pretty Designer Series Paper, you can create a rich and elegant hand-stamped card that will WOW and stand out from the crowd!  I hope that you enjoyed this Video Tutorial on how to do this quick technique and that you try it out!  (Let me know what you create!)  How will you WOW with your next hand-stamped project?  Will it move and move someone??

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Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

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