F un card front attached to the front of an embellishment kit box using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- 3-3/4" x 5" from Coastal Cabana Cardstock
- 3-5/8" x 4-7/8" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 2-1/4" x 3-5/8" of pink, blue, and white stitching on pale blue background design from Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper
- 2" x 3-1/4" from Calypso Coral Cardstock
- 2" x 3-1/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 1-3/4" x 2-1/2" from Whisper White Cardstock
Insert the large white rectangle into the Button Button Embossing Folder. Use the line drawn on the front of the folder to help you line the cardstock up straight. Place the folder with the paper inside on your die cutting and embossing tool and run through the machine.
Adhere the piece of Follow Your Art Designer Paper to the bottom of the dry embossed white cardstock.
Adhere the dry embossed white cardstock with designer paper attached to the Coastal Cabana rectangle.
Tear a piece of the different stitches in pinks and blues Follow Your Art Washi Tape so it has a sharp downward angle on the right edge. Adhere it to the upper left corner of the card front so the angled edge is about 1-1/4" onto the card front and the top edge is about 1/4" down. Wrap the left edge over to the back of the card front.
Unlock the Pretty Label Punch. Slide the Calypso Coral strip into the punch. Punch.
Adhere the Calypso Coral punch out to the front of the card front so it is centered over the seam between the dry embossed white layer and the designer paper on the right side. The right edge of the punch out should touch the right edge of the card front.
Cut a 4-1/2" piece of the Bermuda Bay 1/4" Mini Striped Ribbon.
Lay the ribbon across the layers so it hides the seam between the dry embossed white cardstock and the designer paper and is centered over the Calypso Coral punch out. Flip the cardstock over and fold the ends of the ribbon over. Adhere the ends of the ribbon in place with pieces of Tear & Tape Adhesive.
Remove the protective backing from the Tear & Tape strips and add more SNAIL to the back of the Coastal Cabana layer. Adhere it to the front of the wrapped embellishment kit so it is centered.
Mount the "do something creative every day" sentiment from the Crafting Forever Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Pacific Point Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of one end of the white strip. Leave room to punch it out.
Unlock the 1-1/2" Circle Punch. Hold it upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the stamped sentiment into the punch and get it centered in the punching area. Punch.
Adhere the sentiment circle punch out to the front of the card front so it is centered over the Calypso Coral punch out.
Cut a 3-1/2" piece of the Bermuda Bay 1/4" Mini Striped Ribbon.
Slide one end of the ribbon under the ribbon on the card front on the right side of the sentiment circle punch out. Tie it in place using a half knot. Trim the ends.
Mount the scissors image from the Crafting Forever Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it on the remaining white rectangle in the center.
Make sure you have some paper (Grid Paper works great) at your work space.to protect the work surface. The Stampin' Blends Markers will bleed through the cardstock that you are coloring so you need to protect your work surface.
Place the scissors image on the work paper and start coloring with the Stampin' Blends Markers. The markers have a brush tip for coloring in larger areas and a fine tip for coloring in smaller areas.
Use the Dark and Light Smoky Slate Markers to color in the blades of the scissors.
Use the Light and Dark Calypso Coral Markers to color in the handles of the scissors.
Cut out the colored scissors image by hand using Paper Snips. You can cut out the centers of the scissor handle finger loops if you wish. Place the stamped image on the Stampin' Pierce Mat and use one blade of the Paper Snips to poke a hole in the center of the white area. Then, trim inside the finger holes. If desired, run the edge of the Calypso Coral Light Stampin' Blends marker around the inside edge of the cut out area to help hide any white spots.
Use the Fine-Tip Glue Pen or Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the cut out scissors to the card front so they are at an angle with the tips of the blades pointing down to the lower right on the left side of the layered sentiment punch outs. The lower blade of the scissors should tuck behind the ribbon.