Happy Celebrations Always Celebrate
S imple celebration card perfect for congratulations or a birthday using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock pieces to the following sizes using a Stampin' Trimmer:
- card from Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Always Artichoke Cardstock
- 1-1/2" x 5" from Very Vanilla Cardstock
Place the Always Artichoke rectangle inside the Scattered Sequins Dynamic Embossing Folder near the top of the folder so you will dry emboss only a few sequins on the top of the cardstock. Place the folder with the card stock inside directly on your Big Shot Platform at the lowest possible setting. Place a Cutting Pad on top of the folder and run through the Big Shot.
VERY IMPORTANT: You are using only ONE Cutting Pad. If you try to use two, the sandwich will be too thick and you could damage the Big Shot.
Adhere a large gold Metallic Foil Doily to the left side of the dry embossed Always Artichoke layer so the edges almost touch on the left and bottom sides.
Cut a 6" piece of Gold 1/4" Natural Trim.
Lay the ribbon across the doily/cardstock layers so it is centered over the doily horizontally. Flip the layers over and fold the ends of the ribbon over. Adhere the ends of the ribbon in place with pieces of Tear & Tape Adhesive. Leave the protective backings in place for now.
Unlock the Banner Triple Punch. Insert the strip of Very Vanilla Cardstock into the punch as far as it will go. Punch.
Place the punched cardstock on the Stampin' Pierce Mat with the notch on the right side. Using the mat will help you get a cleaner image as you stamp.
Mount the word "celebrate" from the Happy Celebrations Set on Block H. Ink it up with the Always Artichoke Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the punched vanilla strip so that the end of the word is close to the notch on the right side.
Place the stamped white strip into the "celebrate" folder from the Celebrations Duo Embossing Folders so that the word on the folder is directly over the stamped word on the cardstock. Place the folder with the cardstock inside on top of a Cutting Pad on your Big Shot Platform at the lowest possible setting. Place another Cutting Pad on top of the folder and run through the Big Shot.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the punched, stamped, dry embossed vanilla strip to the Always Aritchoke/doily layer so the strip is centered over the ribbon and the "c" in the word is close to the left edge. Use Paper Snips to trim off excess cardstock if necessary.
Remove the protective backing from the Tear & Tape strips on the back of the Always Artichoke layer and add more SNAIL to the back of the cardstock. Adhere it to the front of the Very Vanilla Thick card.
Pick out 5 different sized gold sequins from the Metallics Sequin Assortment.
Use tiny dots of Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the sequins randomly to the card front.
Cut a 4" piece of Gold 1/4" Natural Trim.
Slide one end of the ribbon under the ribbon already on the card front. Tie it in place on the right side next to the notch in the sentiment strip using a half knot. Trim the ends.