Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wild about you handmade card (taking it up a notch)

Create with the new Animal Outing a fun KISS card (Keep It Simple Stamper) and take it up a notch!  See how less card stock but more technique delivers a fun handmade card.  Created at our Coffee and Cards, we had fun with the simpler of the cards and I came back to my home studio to take it up a notch (see the video on this with cool tricks and tips)!  
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I love when you can re-create something and improve upon it - like this hand stamped card.  
~  Stamp the 'Wild about you' greeting in Stazon Black ink on the Crumb Cake card stock (4" x 5-1/4")
~  Die-Cut it with the large Oval in the Stitched Framelits and Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.
~  Emboss it with the Woodland embossing folder.
~  Trace the oval with a thin (I used a .05mm pencil) on the Thick Whisper White card stock.
~  Stamp this Kangaroo and Koala in the Black Stazon ink pad.
~  Water color with the Aqua Painter and the Smoky Slate ink (koala) and the Crumb Cake ink pad (kangaroo).
~  Tie the White Polka Dot ribbon to the side and adhere to create a mock bow (see the video tricks for this and the simple cutting technique for fun ends).
~  Adhere to the embossed and die-cut Crumb Cake to the front of the Whisper White card stock with Stampin' Dimensional Adhesive.
At our Coffee and Cards (at Ragamuffin Coffee Roasters) we create clean, fun, easy handmade cards while we connect over crafting and card making.  This White card (on the Right) is what we created.  Taking it up a notch with less card stock but more technique is so much fun.
Taking it up a notch or two - with LESS card stock.... see this fun Coffee and Cards card making tutorial.

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The same paper, inks and stamp set create two very different hand made cards.  With a fun twist of the handle (twice) creating an embossed and die-cut window card.  Watching two amazing families in the midst of adoption is a beautiful thing - like those at our church.  This sweet pairing reminds me of this type of love.  I hope you enjoyed creating with us!

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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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I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

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Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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