Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Easter Egg Slimline Shaker Card | Studio Katia

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Hello friends and happy Wednesday!

I am back again today to share with you another Easter-themed card. This time it is a traditional Slimline Shaker featuring Easter Shaker Eggs. I initially was going to make it a pocket shaker and then switched gears halfway through. Does anyone else have that happen?
 
CARD RECIPE
  • To begin, I die-cut the top panel using the large dotted frame from Dotted Slimline Set 2.
  • I then die-cut the window openings of the shakers using the Easter Shaker Eggs. I repeated the bunny ear one twice and placed them on the ends.
  • Behind the front panel, I then glued a piece of acetate and added foam tape around the outer edges.
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  • On the card front of the slimline card base, I added scrap pieces of paper to add a rainbow of colors behind each egg and glued them down. 
  • I then added the shaker bits (Icy Rainbow Confetti and Crystal Clear 3M Sequins) to the center of the card and then added the top panel to create the shaker.
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  • For some added fun and details, I used some satin ribbon to make a bow and added interest. To the bunny eggs, I added some coordinating pompoms to create the illusion of their furry bunny butts!
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Other than the die cutting (aligning the eggs and spacing them out) this card was quite simple and quick to make. After I had finished, I thought I should have made an Easter card set instead, using one egg shaker per card in rainbow colors. Well, I might still do that... we shall see how much time I have, lol!

Anyways, I hope you have enjoyed today's Easter Egg Slimline Shaker Card post. Thank you for stopping by and until next time... Happy Crafting!

Monday, March 6, 2023

Spring Floral Fox Shadow Pop-Up Frame Card | Honey Bee Stamps

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Hello friends, 

It's been a little while since my last post. To be honest I needed a little crafting break, have been feeling a bit burnt out recently and my mojo was gone. It took me forever to decide what I was going to make to share today ๐Ÿ˜• But thankfully once I started looking at the products from the Happy Hearts release, ideas started flowing, pheww๐Ÿ˜… So let me tell you how this came together. And for those of you who like visuals, I will post a process Reel on my IG page.

CARD RECIPE

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  • Die cut and piece together the fox from the Heart Hugs Dies.
  • For the foxes bouquet, I stamped out the flowers from the Just for you Stamps using the same inks and embossing powder as I had done previously, and then just colored them in with Copic markers.
  • I then used the Just for you coordinating dies and glued them to the fox.
  • Now it was time to glue the fox to the floral frame.
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  • Next, I created 2 pop-up springs that I scored from a 2-inch piece of pattern paper from the Gingham Happy Hearts Paper Pad at every 1/2"inch until it folded into an "M"
  • I then added double-sided tape on one side of the spring and glued it to the back of the floral frame. Next, I glued the other side of the spring to a panel I had glued onto the card base with the same paper.
  • For the sentiment, that comes from the Just for you Stamps, I stamped it in Bee Creative Brilliant White Ink Pad and heat set it with white emb. pwd. I then used the Just for you Dies to cut it out and glued it to the front of the pop-up panel.
  • At this point, I thought I was done, but then I thought it needed a little extra to fill in the space and that is when I added the cute little bees from the Bee Hive.
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  • To add extra dimension and make the bees look like they were hovering above the frame I cut thin strips of acetate and on one end I created a "Z" fold. 
  • I then glued the bees to the top of the Z fold and then attached the otherend of the acetate to the inside of the floral frame (see image above and below).
  • To finish this card off, I added Happy Hearts Gem Stickers to the center of the flowers and added white gel pen highlights. (This last step might have been easier to do if I had thought about it before I assembled the pop-up frame).
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  • As you can see despite all the dimension, the card still fits nicely flat inside the envelope.
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I need to give credit to Jennifer Mcguire and Yasmin Diaz as they were the ones who introduced me to this pop-up technique. So fun!

I hope you were inspired by this Spring Floral Fox Shadow Pop-Up Frame Card. I am sure I will be making many more of these๐Ÿ˜

Thank you for stopping by and until next time... Happy Crafting!

Ilda ๐ŸฆŠ๐Ÿ

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Watch how this card came together๐Ÿ‘‡

Monday, February 20, 2023

Thank You Berry Much Punny Card | Honey Bee Stamps

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Happy Monday Friends!

It's been a while since I made a Punny Card, so I thought I would have fun with the new Lovely Layers Strawberries from the Happy Hearts release from Honey Bee Stamps. You can never have enough thank you cards especially when they are this cute!

CARD RECIPE

  • Die cut all the strawberries, stems and flower dies from the Lovely Layers Strawberries set.
  • Add color to them. I used Altelier inks and ink-blended each piece.
  • To make the seeds pop, I used a white gel pen and added ink to each groove of the strawberries.
  • Assemble and glue the strawberries and flowers and set them aside.
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  • For the back panel, I die-cut a red piece of cardstock using a frame from the Scallop A2 Frame Dies.
  • I then added the embossed white layer that was done using the Spring Medley 3D Embossing Folder.
  • For the sentiment, I die cut the letters to spell Berry from the Tailgate Alphabet Dies 3 times. Stacked and glued them together to create dimension.
  • I then, stamped and heat embossed in white the Thank you from the Rooting For You and the much from the Love Love Love Stamp set then die cut them with their coordinating dies. For the "much" one, I snipped off part of the sentiment as I only wanted the word much.
  • Next, I added foam dots to each of the flowers and strawberries and added them to the card panel.
  • And, because I always like to add a little bling, I added glue to the bottom of the berry letters and then sprinkled on some chunky sparkle glitter.

I hope this Punny Thank You, Berry Much Card, inspired you to use your Lovely Layer Strawberries creatively. 

Thank you for stopping by and until next time... Happy Crafting!
Ilda ๐Ÿ“

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