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Free as a Bird Buckle Card

This is the first card we made at my last Cookies & Cards class.  I’ve been wanting to make a buckle card like this since I got one in a swap last year.

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J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird, Bird Ballad

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird, Bird Ballad

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird, Bird Ballad

Here is the swap card by Pat Frank that inspired me:

Supplies:

151123 Free As A Bird Bundle Cling
149468 Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set
149638 Stitched Nested Labels Dies
141491 Classic Label Punch
149592 Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper
122924 Pool Party 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
100730 Whisper White 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
140272 Whisper White 8 1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock
132708 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad
146866 Petal Pink  Light Stampin’ Blends
144595 Pool Party Light Stampin’ Blends
146874 Soft Suede Light Stampin’ Blends
148561 Gingham Gala Adhesive-Backed Sequins
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals
110755 Multipurpose Liquid Glue
104332 Snail Adhesive

Measurements:

Pool Party Cardstock 5 ½” x 7, scored at 4 ¼”; 1 ½” x 5 ½”, scored at 4”
Whisper White Thick Cardstock 2 ½” x 3 ¾”
Whisper White Cardstock 4” x 5 ¼”
Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper (DSP) 2 ½” X 5 ¼”, 1 ½” X 5 ¼”

Instructions:

  1. Adhere the 2 ½” x 5 ¼” piece of DSP to the short side of the card base. Slide the Classic Label punch in about ¼” to ½” above the bottom and punch.
  2. Adhere the small side of the small piece of Pool Party to the inside of the card base making sure the 4” side fits through the punched hole on the front of the card.
  3. Adhere the small piece of DSP to the edge of the Whisper White cardstock and add to the inside of the card so the DSP shows.
  4. Stamp the bird and hello on the piece of Thick Whisper White using Memento ink and color with the blends. Die cut with the labels.
  5. Tuck the 4” piece of Pool Party through the punched hole. Adhere the die cut bird piece using Stampin’ Dimensionals so that it is centered between the punched hole and the edge of the card.
  6. Add sequins.

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Free as a Bird, Card #2

I had completely forgotten about the Shimmer Paint.  It’s been sitting on my craft table but got shoved into a corner.  I really like how the Frost White Shimmer Paint looks on Blackberry Bliss cardstock (I pretty much like everything in Blackberry Bliss).   I don’t think the shimmer effect comes through quite as much in the photo as in real life.

I’m once again using the Free as a Bird stamp set but this time I didn’t use a bird image.  I stamped the leaves twice in Tuxedo Black Memento and colored them in using the Light Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blend.  The flower is colored using both Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends along with the Color Lifter then cut out and popped up.  It’s also time to order some more tulle ribbon because I only have a couple of inches left now.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird

Supplies:

151123 Free As A Bird Bundle Cling
149468 Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set
149638 Stitched Nested Labels Dies
133675 Blackberry Bliss 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
133676 Mossy Meadow 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
140272 Whisper White 8 1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock
132708 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad
148545 Mossy Meadow Light Stampin’ Blends
144583 Rich Razzleberry Dark Stampin’ Blends
144584 Rich Razzleberry Light Stampin’ Blends
144602 Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack
144608 Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter
151823 Country Floral 3D Embossing Folder
147046 Frost White Shimmer Paint
126185 Stampin’ Spritzers
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

 

 

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Free as a Bird, Card #1

This card may seem familiar because I made a card a couple weeks ago using the same colors and layout.  I just loved the colors and layout so I decided to recreate it with current products, unfortunately I completely forgot the Woodland Embossing Folder this time.  The ribbon is the Silver Edged Metallic and is colored using the Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends marker.  I love how white ribbons can be colored to match any of our colors.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird

Supplies:

151123 Free As A Bird Bundle Cling
149468 Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set
149638 Stitched Nested Labels Dies
146990 Granny Apple Green 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
140272 Whisper White 8 1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock
147115 Soft Suede Classic Stampin’ Pad
132708 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad
148542 Balmy Blue Dark Stampin’ Blends
148540 Balmy Blue Light Stampin’ Blends
148544 Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack
144581 Crumb Cake Dark Stampin’ Blends
146877 Granny Apple Green Dark Stampin’ Blends
147944 Mango Melody Dark Stampin’ Blends
147934 Real Red Dark Stampin’ Blends
147933 Real Red Light Stampin’ Blends
147935 Real Red Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack
144213 Silver 3/8″ Metallic-Edge Ribbon
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

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New Catalog Swap Cards

As promised, here are the cards I got at the swap last Saturday.  Aren’t they lovely?!

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I even got an extra one from Kristie.

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It’s New Catalog Day!

Today at Noon (MT) the new Stampin’ Up! Catalog goes LIVE!  I’m so excited to place my order!

I made this card for a new catalog swap over the weekend using a new bundle available today.  I’ll post the cards I received in return on Thursday.

The new Purple Posy color wasn’t available to order, so I didn’t get any of the ink pads only the refills since I want to get the bundle discount.  I used the ink refills to watercolor my card.  The background is Seaside Spray, the birds are Rococo Rose, the leaves and majority of the cardstock is Pretty Peacock, and the branch is Crumb Cake.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Free as a Bird

Supplies:

151123 Free As A Bird Bundle Cling
149468 Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set
149638 Stitched Nested Labels Dies
150880 Pretty Peacock 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
150882 Rococo Rose 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
101910 Shimmery White 8 1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
146959 Rose Glimmer Paper
152321 Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder
132708 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad
102283 Versamark Stamp Pad
121029 Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill
150090 Pretty Peacock Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill
150089 Rococo Rose Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill
150092 Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill
147157 Brights Stampin’ Write Markers
149593 Very Vanilla 3/8″ Scalloped Lace Trim
146956 Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder
103083 Embossing Buddy
129053 Heat Tool

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