Friday, November 4, 2011

For God So Loved the World

Inspiration

Here's another card featuring stamps from the Classic Christmas Collection. But wait - it's not a Christmas card! Again, such a versatile collection - I chose to make a Easter themed card with the book and sentiment stamps from theClassic Christmas Collection, and pretty stamps from the Dutch Iris collection released earlier this year.

For God So Loved the World

Ingredients

Note: Finished card size is 4 1/4" x 6 1/2"

Paper

Elegant Eggplant (SU!)6 1/2" x 8 1/2"; scored at 4 1/4"
Perfect Plum DSP (SU!)4 1/8" x 6 3/8
Basic Black (SU!)2" x 3"
Parchment (Marco's)2" x 3"
Stamper's Select White (Papertrey Ink)

Inks

Elegant Eggplant (SU!)
Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Versamark (Tsukineko)

Stamps

HCPC 3434: Book Frame 2 PreCut Set (Heartfelt Creations)
HCPC 3429: Wisemen Ornament PreCut Set (Heartfelt Creations)
HCPC 3373: Dutch Iris Medley PreCut Set (Heartfelt Creations)
HCPC 3371: Dutch Iris Oval PreCut Set (Heartfelt Creations)

Accessories

HCD 711: Decorative Dutch Iris Die (Heartfelt Creations)
Labels 7 Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Cuttlebug (Provo Craft)
Ribbons (Michaels)
Bow-Easy
Gold embossing powder (Stampendous)
Heat gun
COPIC markers (Imagination International)
COPIC multiliner (Imagination International)
Scor-Pal
3-D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives)
Zip-Dry glue
ATG (Scotch)
Scissors (Cutter Bee)
Rotary trimmer (Fiskars)

Instructions

BASE CARD

Start with a piece of dark purple card stock measuring 6 1/2" x 8 1/2", and score it at 4 1/4". Cut a piece of patterned paper measuring to 4 1/8" x 6 3/8". Mount a piece of ribbon 3/4 of the way across the mat, and mount the mat on the front of the card.

FLOWER

Stamp the iris oval image on white card stock in black ink, and cut out. Stamp two buds on white card stock in black ink, and cut them out using the matching dies. Stamp the iris blossom twice on white card stock in black ink, and cut them out using the matching dies. Color all the images with COPIC markers. I used these colors: petals - V01, V09; center- Y35; leaves - YG03, YG07. Mount the buds over the matching buds on the oval using foam squares. Mount one of the iris blossoms over the blossom on the oval using foam squares. Trim the middle 3 petals from the other iris blossom, and mount this on the iris "stack" using foam squares.

BOOK

Stamp the smallest book with Versamark ink on black paper and on the parchment paper, and emboss both with gold embossing powder. Cut the black one out using the matching Labels 7 die. Cut out the pages portion of the parchment book. Use the multiliner pen to scribble lines onto the parchment pages. Bend the pages slightly, and mount them onto the black book using foam squares. Glue a piece of gold ribbon down the center of the book. Mount the book at the lower right corner of the card.

SENTIMENT

Stamp the sentiment in dark purple ink on a piece of white paper measuring 1 1/4" x 3 3/4"; Mount the sentiment panel onto a piece of dark purple paper measuring 1 3/8" x 3 5/8". Mount this on the upper left corner of the card front, overlapping the oval. Tie a mulit-loop bow, and mount this to the left of the image.

Thanks for stopping by!

Blue_Orange

2 comments:

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Simply gorgeous....enough said!

Helen said...

So beautiful - really like the sentiment and colors!

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