More March Release: Day 4

By March 19, 2017Just Cards

Welcome to the fourth installment of our fabulous continuation of our March release! Today we have a HUGE amount of projects to share, so grab a cup of your favorite beverage and settle in for a nice long scroll!

Beautiful-Berries-Spring-Webview

Beautiful Berries: Spring is available for purchase HERE, and the coordinating dies HERE.

Dawn-McVey

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To see more from Dawn McVey, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Die cut card base and blend ink on upper right corner.  Die cut berry stems and stamp. 
  2. Stamp sentiment and layer berries on top.  Trim off top edge.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Beautiful Berries: Spring
  • INK: Tropical Teal, Hawaiian Shores, New Leaf, Prairie Grass
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Aqua Mist
  • DIES: Beautiful Berries: Spring, Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical

 

Heather-Nichols

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To see more from Heather Nichols, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Stamp three of the stems and leaves onto watercolor paper, spritzing them with water before stamping. Add the berries to each stem, spritzing them with water before stamping. 
  2. Use a paint brush to spatter Cocoa Bean ink over the stamped berry stems.
  3. Stamp the sentiment above the berry stems in black ink.
  4. Tie some twine in a bow around the stamped piece.
  5. Attach the stamped piece to a kraft card base.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Beautiful Berries: Spring, Keep it Simple: Friendship
  • INK: True Black, Pure Poppy, Cocoa Bean, Olive Twist, Prairie Grass
  • PAPER: kraft, watercolor (Hobby Lobby)
  • OTHER: Rustic Jute button twine

 

Melissa-Phillips

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To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Create card base from white cardstock.  Adhere a block of patterned paper to bottom portion of card and round bottom corners.
  2. Tie seam binding around center of card.
  3. Die cut Fun Frame from Classic Kraft and Fresh Snow cardstock.  Adhere kraft frame to center of card.  
  4. Stamp sentiment to bottom of Fresh Snow Fun Frame center and adhere to center of kraft frame using dimensional adhesive.
  5. Die cut small Fun Frame from Sweet Blush cardstock and adhere to just above sentiment.
  6. Die cut and stamp bird from Nesting and Beautiful Berries:  Spring and adhere to card.  Embellish with sequins.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Beautiful Berries:  Spring, Nesting, and Ways to Say:  Thank You
  • INK:  harvest Gold, Melon Berry, Sweet Blush, Bright Buttercup, Olive Twist, Pale Peony, Simply Chartreuse, and Green Parakeet
  • PAPER: Fresh Snow Linen, Classic Kraft, Sweet Blush
  • DIES: Beautiful Berries, Spring, Nesting, Fun Frames 
  • OTHER: Shakers + Sprinkles:  Sequins

 

Michelle-Leone

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Instructions

  1. Create horizontal A2 Cream linen card base and emboss with polka dot EF.
  2. Die cut larger of the Fun Frames 2x and layer. Stamp inner layer of frame with sentiment (brown ink/lower right corner).
  3. Stamp large Beautiful Berries branch (2x). Cut branches to fit inside Fun Frame, and adhere with dimensional tapes.
  4. Center frame on card and adhere with dimensional tape.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Beautiful Berries: Spring
  • DIES: Beautiful Berries: Spring, Fun Frames
  • INKS: PTI New Leaf, Blueberry Sky, Enchanted Evening, Dark Chocolate
  • PAPER: PTI Vintage Cream Linen cs
  • OTHER: Polka Dot Embossing Folder

 

 

Wanda-Guess

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To see more from Wanda Guess, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Create card base using PTI Chartreuse cardstock and the A2 Noted Vertical Die. Then create a white layer using Stampers Select paper and the other piece of the Noted Vertical Die. Layer these pieces together with foam tape.
  2. Stamp the sentiment in Dark Chocolate Ink, slightly lower than center on the white paper.
  3. Stamp the branches, leaves and flowers using the stamp set, then die cut out the pieces using the matching dies.
  4. Add accents to the card using the dots stamp and Chartreuse Ink. Attach the two branches to the card using foam tape for dimension.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Beautiful Berries: Spring
  • INK: Dark Chocolate, Simply Chartreuse, Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet
  • PAPER: Stampers Select White, Simply Chartreuse
  • DIES: Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical dies

 

More-inspiration

See the original Countdown Release post for Beautiful Berries: Spring HERE.

 

Botanical-Letters-webview

Botanical Letters can be purchased HERE.

Betsy-Veldman

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To see more from Betsy Veldman, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Trim a panel of white cardstock, just slightly smaller than 4-1/4” x 5-1/2”.  Diecut dotted border from center of panel using the Mmix & Mat: Flourish dies.
  2. Stamp the letters to spell “thanks” using black ink.  Embellish letters with the flower images.
  3. Stamp the “for everything” sentiment just below the stamped letters.  Ink carefully or use a bit of tape to mask off the “thanks” portion of that sentiment.  
  4. Affix finished panel to an A2 card base made from Saffron Spice cardstock.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Letters, Ways to Say: Thank You
  • INK: True Black, Saffron Spice, Aqua Mist, Ocean Tides, Berry Sorbet, Autumn Rose, Scarlet Jewel, Ripe Avocado
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Saffron Spice
  • DIES: Mix & Mat: Flourishes dies

 

Dawn-McVey

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To see more from Dawn McVey, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Stamp sentiments. 
  2. Die cut mat layer and tie on twine. 
  3. Layer on card front.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Letters, Keep It Simple: Friendship
  • INK: Cocoa Bean, Hibiscus Burst, Pure Poppy, Saffron Spice
  • PAPER: Hibiscus Burst, Saffron Spice, Stamper’s Select White
  • DIES: Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical 
  • OTHER: Pure Poppy Baker’s Twine

 

Keeway-Tsao

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To see more from Keeway Tsao, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. I stamped the various layers of the Botanical Letters in dye inks onto watercolor paper.
  2. I then stamped Thank You slightly overlapping my letters below it in matching dye ink. I then watercolored a soft blend of the same blue at the top and bottom of the card.
  3. Once dried, I adhered the watercolored piece directly onto a A2 base card.

Color-recipe-2

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Letters, Ways to Say: Thank You

  • INK: Olive Twist, Blueberry Sky, Simply Chartreuse

  • PAPER: Watercolor Paper

  • OTHER: Watercolors

 

Lizzie-Jones

All You Need Card

All You Need Close Up

To see more from Lizzie Jones, CLICK HERE.

  1. Die cut card base from Rustic White cardstock using Noted die.
  2. Stamp letters in Ocean Tides, leaves in Pinefeather, flowers in Lovely Lady, flower centers in Autumn Rose, and berries in Scarlet Jewel.
  3. Add complementary sentiment in Pinefeather and tie jute twine around card base. Embellish berries with Glossy Accents.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Letters, Wonderful Words: Love – Papertrey Ink
  • PAPER: Rustic White – Papertrey Ink
  • INK: Ocean Tides, Pinefeather, Lovely Lady, Autumn Rose, Scarlet Jewel – Papertrey Ink
  • OTHER: Noted: Scalloped A2 Die Collection, Rustic Jute Button Twine – Papertrey Ink; Glossy Accents – Ranger

 

Melissa-Phillips

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To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Create card base from white cardstock.
  2. Die cut Cutaway Tag:  Spring from Berry Sorbet cardstock and cut in half.  Adhere to top and bottom portions of card.
  3. Die cut Fun Frames from white cardstock.  Stamp Botanical Letters to center of Fun Frame, followed by “love” from Courage & Kindness, stamped in the center of the “O”.  Adhere frames to center of card.
  4. Die cut flowers and leaves and adhere to card to embellish and finish.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS:  Botanical Letters and Courage & Kindness
  • INK:  Aqua Mist, Hibiscus Burst, Spring Moss, Winter Wisteria
  • PAPER:  Fresh Snow Linen, Berry Sorbet
  • DIES:  Cutaway Tags:  Spring, Fun Frames, Courage & Kindness, and Cover Plate:  Nesting dies  
  • OTHER:  Berry Sorbet and Aqua Mist felt

 

Stephanie-Gold

Steph Gold Botanical Letters 1

Steph Gold Botanical Letters 2

To see more from Stephanie Gold, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Die cut the 2 outer dies from Mix and Mat: Flourishes out of Smokey Shadow cardstock and adhere onto white card base.
  2. Using Simply Chartreuse ink, stamp “L” onto one of the pattern papers from the Make It Market Mini Kit: Bloom & Grow. Repeat with letters “O”, “V”, and “E” using Harvest Gold, Tropical Teal, and Enchanted Evening inks respectively.
  3. Stamp the one step mini floral arrangement into the letters using black ink.
  4. Mask off “gratitude” from the “with gratitude” sentiment (from Ways to Say: Thank You stamp set). Ink up with black ink and remove mask. Stamp above “LOVE”.
  5. Trim paper down and layer on top of a slightly larger piece of Simply Chartreuse cardstock. Wrap and tie a box around it using natural twine.
  6. Adhere horizontally onto card base using dimensional adhesive.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Blocks, Ways to Say: Thank You
  • INK: Simply Chartreuse, Harvest Gold, Tropical Teal, Enchanted Evening, Smokey Shadow
  • PAPER: White, Simply Chartreuse, Smokey Shadow, DIES – Mix and Mat: Flourishes
  • OTHER: Natural Twine, Make It Market Mini: Bloom & Grow

 

Wanda-Guess

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To see more from Wanda Guess, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Create A2 sized flat note cards by cutting an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper into four pieces. Round the corners of the note cards.
  2. Use the Botanical Letters stamps to spell out the name for the note cards and add colors as desired. Use the guide on the stamp index to help with the positioning of the small floral stamps.
  3. Die cut circles using a circle die and Cream Linen Paper to serve as envelope seals. Stamp the Botanical Letter for the recipient’s last name onto the circles. Add a bit of adhesive tape onto the back for easy attaching.
  4. Include a set of matching envelopes and you have a nice gift! To package the gift, die cut a large Flower Mandala die in matching colors and attach it to ribbon wrapped around the cards. 

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Botanical Letters
  • INK: Dark Chocolate, Berry Sorbet, Green Parakeet, Sweet Blush
  • PAPER: Green Parakeet, Berry Sorbet, Cream Linen Cardstock, gingham paper
  • DIES: Flower Mandalas I dies, Circle dies
  • OTHER: Spring Moss Swiss Dot Ribbon, corner rounder tool

More-inspiration

See the original Countdown Release post for Botanical Letters HERE.

 

Nesting-Webview

Nesting stamp set is available HERE, and the coordinating dies HERE.

Cover-Plate-Nesting-dies

The popular Cover Plate: Nesting die can be found HERE.

Heather-Nichols

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To see more from Heather Nichols, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Stamp the nest onto kraft cardstock with Classic Kraft and Cocoa Bean ink.
  2. Add the leaves onto the nest and then stamp the egg into the nest with Fresh Snow ink and Cocoa Bean ink for the detail. Stamp the branch under the nest and add the leaves with Prairie Grass ink.
  3. Use a paint brush to spatter Fresh Snow ink over the stamped nest.
  4. Stamp and die cut two birds and attach them on either side of the stamped egg. Stamp the sentiment above the nest with Cocoa Bean ink.
  5. Die cut the Heart Border die from kraft cardstock and adhere it behind the left side of the stamped piece so just the tops of the hearts peek out, creating a scalloped edge.
  6. Stitch down the left edge of the kraft cardstock with a sewing machine.
  7. Attach the stamped piece to a Cocoa Bean card base, lining up the right edge. Add a few clear sequins scattered over the stamped nest.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting
  • INK: True Black, Fresh Snow, Cocoa Bean, Classic Kraft, Prairie Grass, Olive Twist
  • PAPER: kraft, Cocoa Bean
  • OTHER: Nesting dies, Heart Border die, sequins

 

Keeway-Tsao

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To see more from Keeway Tsao, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Die cut Nesting pieces out of white card stock and then stamp images onto die cut pieces. Use coloring medium (i.e. markers or color pencils) to add details (i.e. shading to nest and birds, or blush to birds).
  2. Die cut Nesting cover plate out of white cardstock. On a separate piece of white cardstock blend blue inks from the corners to give areas where the branches will overlay something to stand out of.
  3. Smoosh some ink onto your craft mat and pick up some color with a brush to add a hint of splatter. Then, adhere your die cut nesting frame onto the background and stamp your sentiment around the center, leaving room to for your birds and nest.
  4. Adhere your final pieces with foam tape.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting
  • DIES: Nesting, Nesting Cover Plate
  • INK: Lemon Tart, Lovely Lady, Honey Nut, Blueberry Sky, Spring Rain, Pure Poppy, Dark Chocolate
  • PAPER: Stamper Select White
  • OTHER: Mini Ink Blending Tool

 

Laurie-Schmidlin

Welcome Little One by Laurie Schmidlin

Welcome Little One (detail 2) by Laurie Schmidlin

To see more from Laurie Schmidlin, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Stamp and die cut nest, birds, & egg and adhere together. 
  2. Die cut frame and inner dotted detail die out of Fresh Snow Linen cardstock. 
  3. Stamp sentiment onto frame.  Adhere nest beneath sentiment using dimensional foam. 
  4. Cut patterned paper and layer together.  Wrap ribbon around middle and secure underneath. 
  5. Sponge all edges of each layer with Tea Dye ink.  Mount frame onto card using dimensional foam. 
  6. Tie separate bow form seam binding ribbon and adhere to card.  Attach flower and rhinestones.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting
  • DIES: Nesting, Mix & Mat: Flourishes
  • PAPER: Fresh Snow Linen Cardsotck, Patterned paper
  • INK: Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Soft Stone, Spring Moss, Fine Linen, Kraft, Smokey Shadow Cobblestone & Stone (Simon Says Stamp), Vintage Touch: Tea Dye Duo
  • OTHER:  Seam binding ribbon, Flower, Heart rhinestones

 

Lizzie-Jones

Welcome Little One Card

Welcome Little One Close Up

To see more from Lizzie Jones, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Sponge Spring Rain ink onto Rustic White card front. Speckle with water to add texture.
  2. When dry, stamp branches and sentiment.
  3. Use embossing mats to add impressed texture and adhere panel to a Spring Rain card base.
  4. Die cut eggs, nest, and vine. Stamp with the appropriate images and adhere to card front with foam tape.
  5. Die cut leaves and sponge with Spring Moss ink. Curl slightly and adhere to card front with Glossy Accents.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting – Papertrey Ink
  • PAPER: Rustic White, Classic Kraft – Papertrey Ink
  • INK: Spring Moss, Prairie Grass, Fine Linen, Classic Kraft, Cocoa Bean, Lemon Tart, Harvest Gold – Papertrey Ink
  • OTHER: Nesting Die, Metal Woodgrain Stencil, Cover Plate: Nesting – Papertrey Ink; Foam Tape – Scotch

 

Melissa-Phillips

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To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Create card base from white or kraft cardstock.  Sponge Aqua Mist and Sweet Blush ink over Woodgrain Metal Stencil on cardstock cut to fit front of card and adhere in place.
  2. Die cut Cover Plate:  Nesting die from white cardstock and adhere to front of card.
  3. Die cut and stamp nest and eggs and adhere to card.
  4. Stamp sentiment in opening just above nest.
  5. Embellish branches with die cut flowers, leaves, and sequins.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting
  • INK: Fine Linen, Dark Chocolate, Sweet Blush, Aqua Mist, Harvest Gold, Saffron Spice
  • PAPER: Fresh Snow Linen, Classic Kraft, Sweet Blush
  • DIES: Nesting, Cover Plate:  Nesting dies, Woodgrain Metal Stencil

 

Stephanie-Gold

Steph Gold Nesting Kraft 1

Steph Gold Nesting Kraft 3

To see more from Stephanie Gold, CLICK HERE.

Instructions

  1. Stamp large branch onto kraft card base using black ink.
  2. Stamp leaves in Limeade Ice ink onto branch.
  3. Stamp “I’ll be here when you need to rest your wings” sentiment in black below the branch on the right side of card.
  4. Die cut birds from white cardstock. Stamp leaves in brown onto birds.
  5. Adhere birds to card base on top of branch.

Color-recipe

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Nesting
  • INK: True Black, Dark Chocolate, Limeade Ice
  • PAPER – White, Kraft
  • DIES: Nesting

 

More-inspiration

See the original Countdown Release post for the entire Nesting collection HERE.

Thank you for joining us for another round of projects! Did you order any of the products we highlighted today? Is there a particular project today that is leaving you especially inspired? Don't forget, we'll be right back here tomorrow with more projects!

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