P retty card showcasing some sneak peek products from Stampin' Up!
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Stampin' Trimmer:
- card from Mint Macaron Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Terracotta Tile Cardstock
- 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" of bands of mosaic work highlighting the Terracotta Tile color from Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper, cut so the bands are horizontal when the paper is vertical
- 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" from Crushed Curry Cardstock
- 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 1-1/4" x 3-1/2" from Whisper White Cardstock
Adhere the Mosaic Mood Designer Paper piece to the Terracotta Tile rectangle and then to the front of the Mint Macaron card.
As you are ready to stamp using the Varied Vases Set, place the cardstock on the Stampin' Pierce Mat. Using the mat will help you get a cleaner image each time you stamp. Put a piece of Grid Paper on top of the Mat to protect it from ink.
Mount the tall, skinny set of two flowers on stems image from the Varied Vases Set on Block G. Carefully ink up only the stems and leaf by pressing the stamp to the edge of the Mint Macaron Ink Pad. Don't worry if you get a bit of the flowers. Stamp the stems and leaf in the center of the large white rectangle so the tops of the stems are near the top of the rectangle.
Pick out the stitched rectangle die from the Stitched Rectangles Dies that cuts out a 1-7/16" x 2-3/4" rectangle. Place the stamped white rectangle on the Cutting Pad on top of the Magnetic Platform on the Big Shot. Place the stitched rectangle die on top so the tops of the stems will go off the top of the rectangle. Place another Cutting Pad on top and run through the Big Shot.
Mount the "hello" or "thanks" sentiment from the Varied Vases Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Crushed Curry Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the very bottom of the rectangle cut out.
Mount the solid large vase with lines and crosshatching image from the Varied Vases Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Terracotta Tile Ink Pad. Stamp it upside down on the bottom of the long strip of Whisper White Cardstock.
Tip: If you stamp the vase image upside down, it it easier to line it up in the punch for punching.
Unlock the Vases Builder Punch. Holding the punch upside down so you can see the punching area, slide the stamped vase image into the punch and get it centered in the corresponding large vase punching area. Punch.
WiTHOUT ADHERING, place the vase punch out on the rectangle cut out so it is just above the stamped sentiment and covers the bottom of the stems.
Mount the tiny, outlined, single leaf image from the Varied Vases Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Mint Macaron Ink Pad. Stamp it on the right side of the stems about 1/4" above the top of the vase.
Mount the tiny, solid, single leaf image from the Varied Vases Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Mint Macaron Ink Pad. Stamp it on Grid Paper. WITHOUT re-inking, stamp it over the top of the previously stamped outline leaf image.
Pick out the stitched rectangle die from the Stitched Rectangles Dies that cuts out a 1-13/16" x 3-1/8" rectangle. Place the Crushed Curry rectangle on the Cutting Pad on top of the Platform on the Big Shot. Place the stitched rectangle die on top. Place another Cutting Pad on top and run through the Big Shot.
Adhere the stamped, white rectangle cut out to the center of the Crushed Curry rectangle cut out.
Cut an 8" piece of Mint Macaron 1/4" Textile Ribbon.
Lay the ribbon across the back of the Crushed Curry rectangle cut out in a zig zag pattern. Adhere the ribbon in place using strips of Tear & Tape Adhesive. Trim the ends of the ribbon into angles.
Remove the protective backing from the Tear & Tape strips and add more SNAIL to the back of the Crushed Curry rectangle cut out. Adhere the matted cut outs with ribbon attached to the center of the card front.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the vase punch out in place.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up 1 Terracotta Tile and 1 Crushed Curry flower gem from a sheet of Flower Faceted Gems making sure that you get the adhesive backings as well. Adhere the Terracotta Tile flower gem to the top of the taller stem so it hangs over the edge of the Crushed Curry rectangle a tiny bit. Adhere the Crushed Curry flower gem to the stem just below it.