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Saturday, June 24, 2017

June 3rd Stamp Camp


Project #1


Eastern Beauty #143675 pg. 19
Eastern Palace specialty DSP (1” x 4”) & (1/3” x 4 “) #144147 pg. 19, 189
Powder Pink CS #144244 pg. 184
Powder Pink Pad #144084 pg. 184
Fresh Fig CS #144242 pg. 184
Fresh Fig Pad #144082 pg. 184
Thick Whisper White CS #140272 pg. 194
Gold Glimmer CS #133719 pg. 194
Delicate White Doilies #141701 pg. 194
Eastern Medallion Thinlits #143725 pg. 19, 216
Metallic Enamel Shapes #143678 pg. 196
1 ¼” Circle Punch #119861 pg. 207
1 3/8” Circle Punch #119860 pg. 207
1 ½” Circle Punch #138299 pg. 207
1 ¾” Circle Punch #119850 pg. 207
2” Circle Punch #133782 pg. 207
*Big Shot Machine #143263 pg. 209
*(when using the machine with 3-D Textured Embossing Folders only use base platform and 1 cutting plate)
*Hexagon 3-D E Folder # 143231 pg. 211
Multipurpose Liquid Glue #110755 pg. 202
SNAIL Adhesive #104332 pg. 202
Stampin’ Dimensionals #104430 pg. 203
Clear Blocks (A) #118487 pg. 217
Clear Blocks (B) #118485 pg. 217
Clear Blocks (D) #118485 pg. 217



Step 1: Adhere the Fresh Fig (4 x 5 ¼) to the folded Powder Pink Card Base
Step 2: Use the multipurpose glue on Doily and place Fresh Fig inlay (as example on table).

Step 3:  Create strip @ bottom, then place the metallic star embellishments on the left, then right and center last (this will allow you to be even).

Step 4: Use multipurpose glue on the back of Gold Glitter Floral Medallion and place in the center of Doily.
Step 5: After building circle layers, place 3 Dimensionals on the back; peel then place on Gold Floral Medallion








Project #2


(W) Beautiful You Stamp Set #143004 pg. 141
(P) Daisy Delight Stamp Set # 143669 pg. 127
Daisy Punch #143713 pg. 206
Layering Circle Framelits #141705 pg. 214
Big Shot #143263 pg. 209
Basic Black Pad #140931 pg. 201
Blushing Bride Pad #131172 pg. 186
Blushing Bride CS (5 ½ x 8 1/2) #131198 pg. 186
Whisper White CS (4 x 5 ¼ ) #100730 pg. 185
Whisper White CS (3” square) #100730 pg. 185
Blushing Bride Glimmer CS (3 ½ square) #140550 retired
Crisp Canteloupe Marker #N/A retired
Blush Blossom Marker #N/A
Water Pencils (Calypso Coral) #141709 pg. 201
Wink of Stella (clear) #141897 pg. 200
Blender Pens #102845 pg. 201
Multipurpose Glue #110755 pg. 202
Stampin’ Dimensionals #140430 pg. 203
Bone Folder #102300 pg. 204
Paper Snips #103579 pg. 204
Stampin’ Trimmer #126889 pg. 205
Sponges #141337 pg. 200
Clear Envelopes #102619 pg. 195
SNAIL Adhesive #104332 pg. 202


Step 1: Stamp Daisy background with Blushing Bride and one in center space on side of card base.
Step 2: Stamp Saying for front of card and inside with Basic Black Pad.
Step 3: Color or watercolor it is your choice the dancing lady on white circle.
Step 4: Sponge the edges of white circle image; then apply 4 dimensionals and place on Glimmer Scallop circle.
Step 5: Adhere white inlay with stamped background (with your adhesive); next use Multipurpose Glue on scallop inlay and place on front as sample.
Step 6: Vellum daisy needs to be cut; be sure to have 3 pedals on each half. Add a small dot of multipurpose glue to attach. Then place a thin line of multipurpose glue to waist line a place Daisy skirt. Add pear line (belt).
Step 7: Then use Win of Stella on Vellum skirt; let dry before placing back in your clear envelope.


Project #3



(c) Hardwood #133035 pg. 165
(w) Flower Shop #130939 pg. 28
(w) Birthday Blossoms #139167 pg. 80
Pansy Punch #13069 pg. 207
Acrylic – Block F #118483 pg. 217
MayFlower Framelits #14027 pg. 216
*(Petitie Flower Punch) Retired
                *Have 2 for sale/ordered 5/26/17
Oh My Stars EFolder #143710 pg. 210
Big Shot Machine #143263 pg. 209
So Saffron CS (5 ½ x 8 ½) #105118 pg. 186
Old Olive CS (4 x 5 ¼) #100702 pg. 186
Old Olive Pad #126953 pg. 186
Peekaboo Peach Pad #141398 pg. 184
Early Espresso CS (2 ½ x 5 ¼ ) #199686 pg. 185
Crumb Cake CS (2 ¼ x 5) #120953 pg. 185
Soft Suede Pad #126978 pg. 185
Shimmery White CS (4 ¼ x 5 ½) #101910 pg. 194
Clear Envelope #102619 pg. 195
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #144220 pg. 197
¼” Double-Stitched Ribbon (Daffodil Delight) #144116 pg. 198
Sponge Daubers #133773 pg. 200
Daffodil Delight Pad #126944 pg. 186
Peekaboo Peach Pad #141398 pg. 184
Old Olive Pad #126953 pg. 186
Basic Black Pad #140931 pg. 201
Stampin’ Dimensionals #104430 pg. 203
Multipurpose Glue #110755 pg. 202
SNAIL Adhesive #104322 pg. 202
Paper Ships #103579 pg. 204
Bone Folder #102300 pg. 204
Stampin’ Trimmer #126889 pg. 205



Step 1: Emboss the (4 x 5 ¼ ) Old Olive with Oh My Stars E Folder, then adhere it to card base.
Step 2: Ink up the Hardwood BG and stamp the (2 ¼ x 5) Crumb Cake piece adhere it to the (2 ½   x5 ¼) Early Espresso then tie the daffodil ribbon around it and adhere to full card layout.
Step 3: Sponge dauber the flowers with Daffodil first, then with Peekaboo Peach.
Step 4: Sponge dauber the leaves with Old Olive then cut out; but leave end on where stem is, adhere to flowers as example.
Step 5: Place dimensionals on one flower which goes in center (either side); depends on your ribbon layout. Then adhere the other two flowers as example.



Project #4


Layering Love (W) #141962 pg. 46
Tranquil Tulips (P) #143767 pg. 223
*Seasonal Layers Thinlits #143751 pg. 146
Pool Party CS (5 ½ x 8 ½) #122924 pg. 216
Pool Party Pad #126982 pg. 186
Bermuda Bay CS (5 x 3 ¾) #131197 pg. 186
Bermuda Bay Pad #131117 pg. 186
Bermuda Bay Marker pg. 186
So Saffron CS (scrap) #105118 pg. 186
1 ¼” Circle Punch #119861 pg. 207
*Scrap Piece of Bermuda (Adirondack chair)
Whisper White CS (4 ¾ x 3 ½) #100730 pg. 185
Basic Black Pad #104931 pg.
Big Shot #143263 pg. 209
Paper Trimmer #126889 pg. 205
Sponge Daubers #133773 pg. 200
SNAIL Adhesive #104332 pg. 202
Multipurpose Glue #110755 pg. 202
Pearl Basic Jewels #144219 pg. 197
Shimmer Pen



Step 1: Stamp verse in Basic Black on whisper white center inlay.
Step 2: With sponge dauber slightly shade where you would be seating in chair.
Step 3: Add adhesive to “sun” circle image and place in corner and trim.
Step 4: Then place the 3 flowers above saying and multipurpose glue
Step 5: Color heart in saying with Bermuda Bay marker.
Step 6: With shimmer Pen highlight the dots on the letter “I” and the heart.


Project 5


Birthday Delivery (P) #143660 pg. 69
Birthday Friends Framelits #143658 pg. 69, 213
Birthday Memories DSP #144118 pg. 69, 189
¼” Pacific Point Stitched – Edge Ribbon #144199 pg. 68, 198
5 ½ x 8 ½ Pear Pizzazz CS pg. 186
5 ¼ x 4 Daffodil Delight CS #119683 pg. 186
4 ½ x 3 ½ Pacific Point CS #111350 pg. 186
4 ¼ x 3 ¼ Whisper White CS #100730 pg. 185
1 x 3 ¼ Garden Green CS #102584 pg. 185
(Scrap Piece) Real Red CS #102482 pg. 186
Balloon Bouquet Punch #140609 pg. 207
Big Shot #143263 pg. 209
Softly Falling #139579 pg. 204
Tombow Multipurpose Glue #110755 pg. 202
SNAIL Adhesive #104332 pg. 202
Stampin’ DImensionals #104430 pg. 203
Stampin’ Trimmer #126889 pg. 205
“C” Clear Block #118486 pg. 217
Memento Pad #132708 pg. 200


Step 1: 5 ¼ x 4 Daffodil Delight emboss with Softly Falling E Folder; then with framelit cut out girl image on DSP.
Step 2: Tie Ribbon around the Daffodil Delight embossed inlay (be sure knot is at the left side and adhere to Pear Pizzazz Base.
Step 3: Place 7 dimensionals on Pacific Point and place as example.
Step 4: Stamp saying on 1 x 3 ¼ Garden Green and adhere to 4 ¼ x 3 ¼ Whisper White; then place girl on white (feet touching Garden Green).
Step 5: Stamp “Girl” on Real Red Balloon and adhere to white as example


Project #6


Feathery Friends #144037 pg. 221
Fresh Florals DSP (2” x 3 ½”) #144131 pg. 95, 187
Berry Burst (5” x 3 ¾”) #144243 pg. 184
Lemon Lime Twist (5 ½” x 8 ½”) #144245 pg. 184
Blend Pens #102845 pg. 200
Watercolor Pencils #141709 pg. 201
(Retired) Rich Razzleberry St, Ribbon
Whisper White (4 ¾” x 3 ½”) #100730 pg. 185
Mini Glue Dots #103683 pg. 202
Whisper White Envelope #107301 pg. 195
Block C #118486 pg. 217
Block B #117147 pg. 217
Block G #118489 pg. 217
Scrap piece (Berry Burst) #144243 pg. 184
Classic Label Punch #141491 pg. 206
Black Classic Pad #140931 pg. 201




Step 1: Stamp images on Whisper White with Basic Black. Then use Water Color Pencils and highlight; then blend with Blender Pens.

Step 2: Fold Card Base

Step 3: Adhere Berry Burst Inlay, then follow with Whisper White stamped.

Step 4: Add DSP as example

Step 5: Stamp saying and punch out with Classic Label Punch, adhere to white inlay.

Step 6: Tie a bow, two glue dots and place.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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