August Rewards Cards

Hello My Dear Stamping Friends,

Here are the August rewards cards, and I’m so sorry that they’re so late.

We took a long weekend to visit my brother and sister-in-law in Guffey, Colorado, where we had a wonderful time with lots of family members.

And, I’ve been busily working on my BOGO, which you can see by clicking on the BOGO tab.  It’s a great way to add to your collection for FREE when you make a qualifying purchase.  There are over 300 stamp sets/bundles already listed with more to come.

Please let me know if you have any questions.  303-888-1862

Many hugs, Pat

Expressions in Ink Card

One of the Three Easy Cards

This one is so easy that you don’t even need directions.  It’s exactly as it looks.  The only thing that’s lifted with dimensionals is the greeting.

Supplies used include:

Card base:  8 ½ x 5 ½
Layer under the designer paper: 5 ½ x 3 ½
Designer paper: 3 x 5 ½; 6 x 2 3/8 for flap
White card stock for inside card:  5 ¼ x 4
Shimmery white card stock for greeting:  scrap or less than 2 x 4
Magenta Madness card stock, 123
8 ½ x 5 ½
Gold Foil, 135
5 ½ x 3 ½
Flap, 6 x 2 3/8
Expressions in Ink designer paper, 131
5 ½ x 3
Shimmery white card stock for greeting
Scrap or less than 2 x 4
Shaded Spruce pad, 122
Magenta Madness pad, 123
Dimensionals, 167

Standing Trees Card

 

Original by Terri Gaines

Note:  The bottom photo shows the inside of the card with the card laying on a piece of white paper.

This card look very complicated, but it’s actually easy.

I’d suggest that you lay the card together as explained below before you actually start adhering it.

The card base is not a folded base but a flat piece of Mossy Meadow card stock, which is cut to 5 ½ x 4 ¼.

Place the designer paper 1/8” from the top, centering it so that each side has approximately 1/8” of Mossy Meadow showing.

You have an 11” piece of Mossy Meadow that is a couple of inches wide.  Attach the “back” half of the folded strip to your card base, lining it up with the bottom of the card.

Attach the trees to the front of that piece.  Glue works well, but don’t add adhesive very far up on the trees or your card won’t open.

Attach the smaller strip of designer paper over the top of the trees, covering the base of the trees.

Banner one end of the small white card stock for your greeting.

The two pieces of white go on the inside of the card as shown in the second picture.

Supplies used include:

Inspired Thoughts bundle, 52
Mossy Meadow card stock, 122
5 ½ x 4 ¼
11 x 2
Early Expresso card stock, 122
4 ¼ x 5 ½
Basic White card stock, 123
Beauty of the Earth designer paper, 130
Base 5 1/4 x 3
Hill 5 ½ x 1 ½
Flap 6 x 2 3/8

Blackberry Beauty Butterfly Card (light colored)

Original by Christi Rearden Redding

This card uses one of the more neutral sheets from the beautiful Blackberry Beauty designer paper.

I love this card, but it isn’t too easy to cut the butterflies from the Be Dazzling paper.  It would also look good with foil paper for them.  When cutting the butterflies from the Be Dazzling paper, strip the backing off from the paper before cutting.

The butterflies are attached with glue dots

The line thread is wrapped around and tied into a bow as I imagine you can see.

The greeting is attached with dimensionals.

Supplies used include:

Beauty of Friendship bundle, 11
Beauty of Tomorrow, mini 45
Early Espresso card stock, 122
8 ½ x 5 ½
3 ½ x ¾
Basic White card stock, 123
5 ¼ x 4
Blackberry Beauty designer paper, mini 45
5 ¼ x 4
Label cut from the unprinted portion
Be Dazzling paper, SAB 3
About ¼ sheet
Early Espresso pad, 122
Diamonds, 142
Linen Thread, 140
Dimensionals, 167
Snow Time dies, mini 21
Brilliant Wings dies, 106

 Floral Squares Flower Card

 Original by Kim Vogel

Supplies used include:

All Squared Away bundle, 117
Forever Fern stamp set, 71 (envelope & inside)
Evening Evergreen card stock, 123
8 ½ x 5 ½
2 ½ x 1 ¾
2 ¼ x 2 1/4
Basic White card stock, 123
5 ¼ x 4 2 each
2 ¼ x 1 ½
2 1/8 x 2 1/8
2021-2023 In Color designer paper, 134
5 x 3 ¾
2 x 1 ½ (to cut flowers from)
Flap 6 x 2 3/8
Polished Pink card stock, 123
Scrap for little flowers
Evening Evergreen pad, 123
Evening Evergreen ribbon, 139 (one of my favorite ribbons)
Diamonds, 142
Dimensionals, 167

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