What’s better than beautiful cards to send to your friends and family? – Learning a fast way to make those beautiful cards!
When you combine great vintage style with a pop of bright Melon Mambo, you’ve got a look that will please. Creating a set of elegant cards is fast when you know the secret how to. I’ll show you how a half sheet of stamped card stock transforms into a card box and 3 elegant cards.
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Everything Eleanor Box Set
Creating a set of elegant cards is fast when you use the One Sheet Wonder Technique. This set showcases the Everything Eleanor and Petite Pairs stamp set. The cards have a simple elegance that stands on its own by stamping one sheet of card stock. Try a stepped-up version with the substitution of Designer Series Paper and coordinating card stock.
• Everything Eleanor stamp set
(#124162 wood-mount, #124164 clear-mount)
• Petite Pairs stamp set
(#122495 wood-mount, #122497 clear-mount)
• Very Vanilla card stock (#101650)
• Soft Suede card stock (#115318)
• Basic Black card stock (#121045)
• Melon Mambo card stock (#115320)
• Classic Ink Pad – Soft Suede (#126978)
• Classic Ink Pad – Basic Black (#126980)
• Classic Ink Pad – Melon Mambo (#126948)
• Stampin’ Write Marker – Basic Black (#100082)
• 3/8” Taffeta Ribbon – Basic Black (#119962)
• 1/2” Seam Binding Ribbon – Crumb Cake (#122332)
• Basic Pearl Jewels (#119247)
• Medium Envelopes – Very Vanilla (#107300)
• Adhesives: SNAIL Refill (#104331), Mini Glue Dots (#103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (#104430), Sticky Strip (#104294)
• Simply Scored Scoring Tool (#122334)
• Blender Pens (#102845)
• Punches: 2-1/2” Circle (#120906), 2-3/8” Scallop Circle (#118874), 3/16” Corner (#119871)
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Everything Eleanor stamp set (#124162 wood-mount, #124164 clear-mount)
“Vintage style continues to be all the rage in paper crafting and fashion. The eclectic mix of images including a swirl, label, bird, and flower designs makes this stamp set the ideal combination for creating amazing vintage styles. You’ll find the individual images can easily move beyond vintage, too!”
Layer stamped images in monochromatic colors, distress, and add ribbon detail for a great vintage style.
Petite Pairs stamp set (#122495 wood-mount, #122497 clear-mount)
Do not leave the inside of your cards naked! Okay, joking aside – you spend the time to make the outside of your handmade cards special. So finish the job with heart and style when you use the paired greetings from the Petite Pairs stamp set. With a variety of great font styles and 9 paired greetings like “so many smiles…” and “…begin with you” or “Best Wishes” and “for the new Mr. & Mrs.” you’ll have the perfect paired greetings for a wide variety of cards.
1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon (#122332 Crumb Cake)
“The rich textures of vintage style are all the rage in fashion and crafting. My customers tell me they love adding vintage details like ribbon rosettes, frayed and ruched (gathered) ribbon to their cards, scrapbook pages and décor items. If you are into vintage style you’ll want to get your hands on the 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon. It comes in a variety of colors and has a super light and flexible texture. Since it is so light you can do a lot without adding too much bulk. One of the things that makes the Seam Binding so much fun to craft with is that it has a loose weave that frays well. You can easily create frayed ribbon ends or pull the threads to quickly create rich looking ruched ribbon. Order your Seam Binding ribbon in the hottest colors like Cherry Cobbler, Baja Breeze, and Crumb Cake and start creating some vintage style today!”
Tip: Create ruched ribbon accents by pulling a thread at the center of the ribbon to make the ribbon gather.