POSES TECHNIQUE– much like with a photo shoot this technique will show a variety of angles and poses for your single image. SUPPLIES USED: STAMPS– Pleasant Poppies #129499 CM/ #126480 WM, Sassy Salutations #126707 CM/126705 WM (or any other sentiment you have on hand.) PAPER– Whisper White #100730, Melon Mambo #115320, Wisteria Wonder #122922, Bashful Blue #105120 INK– Wisteria Wonder #126985, Melon Mambo #126948, Bashful Blue #126961 PUNCHES– 1-1/4″ sq. #119865 , scallop sq. #119884 BIG SHOT– Polka Dot Embossing Folder #117335 ACCESSORIES: Pearls #119247 1. Stamp your sentiment using Melon Mambo ink, along the bottom of the card base, measuring 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ 2. Run your 2-3/8″ x 5-1/2″ White strip of cardstock through your Big Shot using the Polka-Dot embossing folder, remember to use the proper sandwich show below- 3. Adhere your embossed piece to your 2-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ Melon Mambo piece of card stock and use dimensionals to adhere the entire piece to your card front. 4. Stamp your PLEASANT POPPIES image onto some scratch whisper white cardstock, 3 times using a different color each time. use Wisteria Wonder, Melon Mambo, and Bashful Blue. 5. Punch out those stamped images using the 1-1/4″ square punch, make sure that you are getting a different angle of the flowers in each punch shape. 6. Punch out a scallop square shape from a solid color cardstock for Wisteria Wonder, Melon Mambo, and Bashful Blue, and adhere the stamped square images to the scallop square pieces. 7. Take a sharpie that is closest in color for your project, and color 3 large pearls, then place those pearls in the center of the flower images in your scallop square pieces, this looks best if the centers you select are different in each shape. 8. Use dimensionals to adhere the 3 scallop square shapes evenly along the front of your card front.
BLACK LIGHT TECHNIQUE– this is a great reversed version from the traditional POP of color on a light background. This technique is simple and has SO much impact. SUPPLIES USED: STAMPS– Pleasant Poppies #129499 CM/ #126480 WM, Friendly Phrases #126151 CM/ 126149WM (or any other sentiment you have on hand.) PAPER– Whisper White #100730, Bashful Blue #105120, Basic Black #121045 INK– VersaMark #102283 PUNCHES– Lg. oval #119855, scallop oval #119856 ACCESSORIES: Pool Party Embossing Powder #129398, Marina Mist Polka Dot Ribbon #122986 1. Use VersaMark ink to stamp your Poppy image onto your 3-1/8″ x 5-1/8″ black card stock piece. 2. Cover stamped image with the Pool Party embossing powder and heat set your image until the powder becomes shiny. 3. Secure the embossed black piece to the 4″ x 5-1/4″ Bashful Blue background layer using snail adhesive. 4. Take a 5″ piece of the Marina Mist Scalloped polka-dot ribbon and wrap around the front of the card, about 3/4 of the way down- use glue dots to adhere the ends to the back of the card front layer. 5. Take another 5″ piece of ribbon to tie a bow and use a glue dot to secure it to the ribbon band along the card front. 6. Stamp your sentiment onto a scrap piece of whisper white card stock using Bashful Blue ink and punch out with the large oval, then punch out a oval scallop with a piece of Bashful Blue scrap card stock. 7. Adhere the two oval shapes together, with the sentiment facing front- and adhere to the card front using a dimensional. 8. Secure the entire card front piece to your 8-1/2″x5-1/2″ whisper white card base that is scored at 4-1/4″, fold along the score line and secure the card front on using several dimensionals.
STAMPS– Pleasant Poppies #129499 CM/ #126480 WM, Seasonal Sayings #128009 CM/ 128006 WM (or any other sentiment you have on hand.) PAPER– Whisper White #100730, Wisteria Wonder #122922, Water Color Paper #122959 INK– Wisteria Wonder & Lucky Limeade Marker #123002, Blender Pen #10284, StazOn Black #101406 PUNCHES– Modern Label #119849, Window Word #119857, 1-3/4″ Circle #119850 ACCESSORIES: Pearls #119247
8. Punch out the colored water color paper piece with the 1-3/4″ circle punch 9. Use a circle cutter or a punch to create a 2″ circle from Wisteria Wonder card stock to back the water color paper piece- if you don’t have a punch or circle cutter you can simple place your watercolor paper piece onto a 2-1/2″ square piece of Wisteria Wonder and trim around the watercolor paper slightly larger than your WC paper piece and create this layer by hand. 10. Secure the circle water color layered piece onto the card front making sure to place it on top of the exact pattern that you colored in, so it appears as if that the entire image is seamless or continuous. BIG SHOT TIP: Keep in mind that you will extend the life of your embossing folders if you send them through your machine open end first! Yes, if you send it through bound side first eventually that will crack and break… so always send it through OPEN END first. Here is the proper sandwich for using your embossing folders- 1. Multi-purpose platform open to tab 2 (meaning you leave those 2 flaps open) 2. Clear Plate 3. embossing folder with material inside 4. Clear Plate