Monday, April 17, 2017

Tonic Studios - Let's Celebrate Card

Hello Friends! Spring is finally here and the days are getting warmer here in California. Flowers are blooming everywhere and it always inspires me to make paper flowers. This card was created with the beautiful Invite Insert die sets which coordinate with each other and for the flowers I used Hello Sweetie Pie stamp and die set.








Instructions:

1. Create a 5 ½” x 5 ½” card base from silver foil cardstock. Cut 2 smaller layers from orange and metallic white cardstock, adhere layers to card with Funky Tape Runner.
2. Die cut decorative panels from silver foil cardstock with Beautiful Banner, Archway Stripe and Rose Garden Invite Insert Die Sets. Glue decorative panels to left side of card with Funky Glue Pen.
3. Stamp banner with Wedding & Party stamp set, then die cut with coordinating die from Beautiful Banner die set. Glue banner to center of card.
4. Die cut flowers with flower die from Whimsical Frames Hello Sweetie-Pie. Color flowers with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Orange Blush, Royal Aubergine and Pink Flambe colors.



5. Die cut leaves with Arboreal Dream die set, color with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Spring Green. Glue leaves on the right side of card and then glue flowers on top of leaves.



6. Embellish center of flowers and also around flowers with Nuvo Glitter Drops.


Tonic Studios Supplies:

Invite Banner Stamps- Wedding & Party – 1500E
Beautiful Banner Invite Insert Die Set – 1507E
Archway Stripe Invite Insert Die Set – 1504E
Rose Garden Invite Insert Die Set – 1505E
Whimsical Frames Hello Sweetie-Pie – 1530E
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Orange Blush – 812N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Pink Flambe – 813N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Royal Aubergine – 821N

Other Supplies: Metallic White Cardstock, Silver Foil Cardstock.

Visit Blog Tonic USA HERE for more inspiration. 


Have a great day!

Marisa




Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Tropical Paradise Box Card

Hello Friends! Escape to an exotic paradise where the air is warm, lush rainforests are filled with the calls of outlandish birds of paradise, and the day begins and ends with the most spectacular array of colors!  Heartfelt Creations invites you to slip away to utopia with the new Tropical Paradise Collection!  Filled with bright and vibrant colors, the exquisitely designed paper collection will transport you to a tropical island with its fiery sunset reds, dazzling sunny yellows, deep ocean blues and rich leafy greens!  Discover the unique and breathtaking birds that call this exotic place home, from toucans to parrots, flamingos and cockatoos which have all been beautifully illustrated and assembled into three dynamic cling stamp sets and coordinating dies!  Further your equatorial escape with realistically shaped plumeria flowers most commonly known for their inclusion in traditional Hawaiian leis boasting blossoms in pinks, whites, reds and yellows amid their large, leafy foliage.  Join us as we walk the warm, sandy beaches and the glistening ocean laps at the shoreline and help us bid a warm Aloha to the new Tropical Paradise Collection!















Products Used:

HCPC-3784 Tropical Parrots Cling Stamps
HCD1-7138 Tropical Parrots Die
HCPC-3782 Tropical Plumeria Cling Stamps
HCD1-7135 Tropical Plumeria Die
HCPC-3781 Tropical Cockatoo Cling Stamps
HCD1-7136 Tropical Cockatoo Die
HCPC-3783 Tropical Paradise Cling Stamps
HCD1-7137 Tropical Paradise Die
HCDP1-277 Tropical Paradise Paper Collection

Other Products: Neenah Papers Solar White and Green cardstock, Ranger Distress Inks (Wild Honey, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Bundled Sage, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet), Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, Versafine in Onyx Black, Nuvo Jewel Drops in Grey Mist, Nuvo Crystal Drops in Ivory Seashell and Nuvo Glitter Accents in Fresh Snowfall.

Project Instructions:

Assemble Foldout Card 3D Box C which folds to a 6” x 6” base. Cut a 6” x 6” panel from Tropical Paradise paper collection and glue to box card background.
Stamp toucan from Tropical Parrots set on white cardstock with Versafine black ink pad. Color with Zig Clean Color markers, die cut with coordinating die and then attach to box.
Stamp multiple flowers with Tropical Plumeria stamp set on white cardstock with pink ink pad and then die cut with coordinating die. Color with distress inks and then shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Stamp and die cut multiple leaves, color with distress inks and then shape.
Die cut border with Delicate Border Basics die set from green cardstock. Glue border to left corner of box.
Adhere flowers and leaves to 4 sides of box and also inside the box as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with white Prills and Nuvo Crystal Drops. Use Nuvo Jewel Drops to create water drops on leaves and flowers. Using a brush, apply Nuvo Glitter Accents on flowers and leaves for a shimmery effect.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Friday, April 7, 2017

Spellbinders - Flower Top Gift Boxes

Hello friends! Today I'm up on the Spellbinders Blog showing you how to make these gift boxes created with Spellbinders Flower Top Box Die Set from my Celebrate the Day Collection. You can also use these boxes as party favors for special occasions like bridal showers, birthday parties and holidays. They are really easy to make, all the cutting and scoring lines are in the die ready for you to assemble the box in no time.









This is the die set I used to make these boxes: Flower Top Box Die Set


For complete instructions on how to make this Flower Top Box, got to Spellbinders Blog HERE


Thanks for visiting! Have a great weekend!

Marisa




Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tonic Studios - Easter Treat Boxes

Hello Friends!
These cute Easter boxes are so much fun to make, you can fill them up with chocolate Easter eggs for a special treat. I used Tonic Studios beautiful dies and Nuvo products.






For details and instructions on how to make these Easter treat boxes go to Tonic Studios USA Blog HERE.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Plans to Prosper Card

Hello Friends! Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations. Today I have this card to share with you created with the Sunrise Lily collection. I also used Soar on Eagle's Wings stamp set which has some of my favorite bible verses.








Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White, Green and Black cardstock, Nuvo Crystal Drops (Apple Green, Bright Gold), Ranger Distress Inks (Peeled Paint, Carved Pumpkin).

Project Instructions:

Create a 6” x 6” card base from natural white cardstock. Cut 2 smaller panels from Sunrise Lily paper collection and adhere to card.
Stamp bible verse from Soar on Eagle’s stamp set on center of card with black ink.
Stamp and die cut lilies with Sunrise Lily stamp set and coordinating die set. Color flowers with distress inks and then shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Embellish center of flowers and stamens with Nuvo Crystal drops. Adhere flowers to card.
Die cut Fleur Border from white cardstock and then glue under flowers.
Die cut leaves using Cut Mat Create die set from green cardstock and then glue under flowers.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Monday, March 27, 2017

Tonic Studios - Easter Bunny Card

Hello Friends! I had so much fun making this Easter Bunny card using Tonic Studios dies and also their Nuvo products. The flowers were colored with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse and for the center of the flowers I used Nuvo Crystal Drops.










For instructions on how to make this card visit Blog Tonic USA HERE.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spellbinders Easter Lattice Floral Basket

Hello friends! Today I have these vintage Easter baskets to share with you created with Spellbinders Lattice Floral Basket die set from my Celebrate the Day Collection. This basket is quite simple to assemble, all the work is in the die. The flower dies and handle are also included in this die set.





Instructions:

1. To create basket base, die cut 2 pieces with Lattice Floral Basket die set from designer cardstock.




2. Apply double sided adhesive tape on tabs and attach both pieces together at the base of basket. You can also use glue.


3. Apply 1/8” wide double sided adhesive tape around right square on 4 sides as pictured below. Fold at scored lines before next step.



4. Overlap left square on top of right square with adhesive tape and press together. Repeat this process with 4 sides to form basket base.



5. Die cut multiple flowers with flower dies included in the set. Color edges with distress inks using foam applicators and Tool ‘N One. Shape flowers with stylus tips and then glue petals together to form flowers.



6. I used 2 petals for the flower and 1 petal for the leaves to form the flower. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops.



7. Die cut handle twice and glue together for a stronger handle. Make a bow with silk ribbon and then adhere to center of handle. Adhere smaller flowers to the handle. Attach handle to basket using glue.





8. Glue larger flowers to four sides of basket as pictured below. Fill basket with Easter chocolate eggs and your basket is done.


 9. Fill basket with Easter chocolate eggs and your basket is done.







Spellbinders Supplies:


Other Supplies: Maja Design – Walking in the Forest Paper Collection, Ranger Distress Inks (Broken China, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Picked Raspberry), Nuvo Glitter Drops (Sherbert Shimmer, Dazzling Blue), May Arts Silk Ribbon, Pearls, Scrapbooking Made Simple Simply Defined 1/8” Wide Double Sided Adhesive Tape, Glue.

You can find most of these supplies at Scrapbooking Made Simple.


Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful week!


Marisa Job



Monday, March 20, 2017

Tonic Studios - Enjoy Today Card

Hello friends! Today I have this vintage card to share with you. I absolutely love this die set called Greek Temple Square Layering Die Set from Tonic Studios. I usually color my flowers with distress inks but today I tried Nuvo Embellishment Mousse and I was pretty happy with the shimmer look on the flowers. 






Instructions:

1. Create a 6” x 6” card base from natural white cardstock. Die cut 3 decorative frames using Greek Temple Square Layering die set from designer cardstock.


2. Color edges of frame with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Cosmic Brown for a vintage look. Layer decorative frames on card using foam tape for dimension.
3. Die cut sentiment with Enjoy Today die from natural white cardstock and then adhere to center of card using Funky Glue Pen.
4. Die cut flowers with Bellus Buttercup die set from natural white cardstock. Color edges of flowers with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Cosmic Brown and Bubblegum Blush using a sponge dauber. Shape flowers with Floral Crafters Tool Set. Layer petals with Funky Glue Pen to form flowers and then adhere to card. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops.


5. Die cut leaves with Acorn Swirl die from green cardstock. Glue leaves under flowers.


Tonic Studios Supplies:


Other Supplies: Blue Fern Studios - Tranquility Paper Collection, Neenah Papers – natural white and green cardstock, foam tape.

For more inspiration visit the Tonic Blog by clicking HERE



Have a great day!

Marisa


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Have a Beautiful Day Card

Hello Friends,
Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations! I had so much fun creating this card using the new Monkeying Around collection.












Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Inks (Mowed Lawn, Brushed Corduroy, Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry), Foam Squares.

Project Instructions:

Cover panels from Pocket and Flipfold Insert with Monkeying Around paper collection. Fold card accordion style.
Stamp palm trees with Palm Tree and Monkeys cling stamps with dark brown chalk ink onto natural white cardstock. Die cut with coordinating die and then color with distress inks. Adhere palm trees to second and third panels.
Stamp and die cut flowers from Palm Tree and Monkeys cling stamps set, color with distress inks and glue onto card. Stamp monkeys from the same stamp set with brown ink, die cut with coordinating dies and then color with distress inks. Adhere monkeys to second panel.
Stamp larger monkeys from Monkey Antics cling stamps set, die cut with coordinating die. Color with distress inks and adhere to front panel with foam squares.
Cut out Have a Beautiful Day sentiment from paper collection and then adhere to back panel using foam squares. Glue flowers and leaves around sentiment.
Stamp and die cut palm leaves with Monkeying Around cling stamp set. Color with distress ink and glue around sentiment and behind monkey.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa