Feels Like Frost Holiday Leaves

Feels Like Frost is such beautiful Designer Paper, it’s fun to add some dimension to it.

By Su Mohr for Fab Friday; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Feels Like Frost DSP, Layering Circles Dies, Nature's Roots Dies, Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Silver Metallic Thread, Woven Threads Sequins; #christmascards #holidaycards #feelslikefrost #naturesroots #leaves #leavesoncards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #cardtechniques #cardinstructions #dimensiononcards

Feels Like Frost Leaves

 

I began with this Feels Like Frost DSP, which happened to have a leaf the exact size of a Nature’s Roots leaf die. After cutting the DSP to 4″ X 5/14″, I cut the large leaf from the DSP.

 

Then, I cut two smaller leaves from the “left-over” piece of DSP, layered all three leaves for thickness, and embossed them with their Nature’s Roots embossing dies.

Next, I used the Layering Circles Dies to cut circles; one from the DSP, and one from the reverse side of a different pattern from the pack, which is a silver foil.

After gluing the two smaller leaves to the back of the circle, I placed it on Dimensionals in the hole, matching the pattern, eclipse style.

 

The scene looked peaceful to me, so I chose “Peace & Happiness” for the sentiment from Itty Bitty Christmas. I used the Classic label Punch for cutting. Before placing it, I attached some Silver Metallic Thread on the back, which is secured with a Dimensional.

The sequins were a last minute idea, so they aren’t in my Product List. They are the Woven Threads Sequins, #149498.

 

My inspiration for the layout was from Fab Friday.

 

Thank you for visiting my blog. I really like these embossed leaves, so an idea is brewing for a Fall card. See you next time!

 


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Perfectly Plaid Pine Tree

I was still thinking of the colors from Sunday’s Paper Players card, so used them for a second Christmas card: Merry Merlot, Pretty Peacock, and Cajun Craze.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Perfectly Plaid stamp set, Pine Tree Punch, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Eyelet Lace embossing, Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon; #christmascards #holidaycards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #eyeletlace #perfectlyplaid #trees #christmastrees #cardchallenges #cardsketches

Plaid Tree

 

I began by stamping the tree from the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock on Whisper White Cardstock. The coordinating Pine Tree Punch made cutting a breeze.  

 

Merry Merlot is a nice Christmas color for the card base, which I layered with Cajun Craze, and topped with Whisper White.

The two layers were cut with Stitched Rectangles Dies, and the white layer was embossed with the Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder.

 

Using the Fab Fri sketch for inspiration, I cut a strip of In-Color 6X6 DSP in checked, Pretty Peacock. Here’s the sketch.

 

Next, I stamped the sentiment (Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set) in Merry Merlot ink, and used a Merry Christmas label die for cutting.

A star sequin found its way to the top, and a bow of Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon, completed the sketch.

 

Thank you for visiting today.  The 2019 Holiday Catalog items are available, and I appreciate you shopping at my store.

If you missed the card I posted on Sunday, it’s “Beautiful Boughs,” pictured in my “related” cards below the Products List.


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YouTube 3D Daisy Technique

It’s easy and fun making these three-tiered, 3D daisies, with a Bone Folder. My colors are from the Fab Friday challenge.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Daisy delight, Daisy Lane, Daisy Punch, See A Silhouette, Frosted bouquet; #daisies #daisiesoncards #daisypunch #colorchallenges #colorcombinations #handmadecards #handcrafted #howtomakeflowers #paperflowers

Swirling Daisies

 

Here is the Fab Friday challenge:

 

I began with the swirly, See A Silhouette Designer Paper, on a Blueberry Bushel card base.

Why not toss some daisies on there? So, I stamped petals from the Daisy Delight and Daisy Lane stamp sets in Petal Pink and Grapefruit Grove inks. Then, I cut the six rounds of petals with their punches. The two sizes of punches are in my Product List, along with their coordinating stamp sets.

 

Next, I curled the petals with a Bone Folder in a downward motion, and glued them together; two large, and the medium on top.

Click on this card, if you’d like to see a YouTube video of how I used the Bone Folder to form the daisies.

 

The leaves were made with a Frosted Bouquet die, and Call me Clover Cardstock, that I embossed with the Subtle Textured embossing folder.

 

“Happy Birthday” is from the Itty Bitty stamp set, stamped in Blueberry Bushel Ink, and cut with a Merry Christmas label die.

I feel “happy” looking at the end result, so I think it makes a good “happy birthday” card.

 

Thank you for stopping by. It’s fun trying new color combinations. It might end up being one of your favorites!


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Birthday Wreath Masculine Card

Today’s design is a Laser-Cut wreath, suitable for a guy’s birthday card.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Shimmer Laser-Cut Paper, Subtle Textured embossing, Pressed Petals DSP, Noble Peacock Foil, Bouquet Bunch Dies, Piece of Cake Stamp Set; #birthdaycards #laser-cutdsp #pressedpetals #wreaths #masculinecards #masculinebirthdaycards #bouquetbunch #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking

Birthday Wreath

 

The sketch from Fab Friday was my inspiration for today’s card.

 

This pretty wreath of leaves is from the Shimmer Laser-Cut Designer Paper. I used a Layering Circles Die for cutting, and colored it with Pear Pizzazz and Garden Green inks. The “shimmer” is faint, but you can still see it after coloring.

 

The other foliage is from the Bouquet Bunch Die Set. I cut two branches from Thick Whisper White Cardstock, one from Noble Peacock Foil, and one from Soft Suede Cardstock.

 

The rectangle in the sketch is burlap (paper) from Pressed Petals Designer Series Paper.  

 

This “Happy Birthday” from the Piece of Cake Stamp Set is one of my most used sentiments. The font is great, and it fits perfectly in the Classic Label Punch.

For some extra sparkle, I added a bow of Copper Trim, and Iridescent Sequins.

 

Thank you for visiting today. Keep scrolling to see my Product List, and enjoy shopping at my store. I appreciate it!


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Bright Happy Birthday Letters

The Hand-Lettered Prose Dies were perfect to use for today’s color challenge.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Hand-Lettered Prose Dies, Stitched Rectanglles Dies, Waterfront Stamp Set, Well Said Stamp Set, Brick & Mortar Wall embossing; #birthdaycards #hand-letteredprosedies #waterfront #wellsaid #brickwall #colorchallenge #cardchallenges #handmadecards #cardmaking #dit #handcrafted #stampinup

Bright “happy”

 

The color challenge is from Fab Friday: 

 

First, I used a stamp from the Waterfront Stamp set to stamp rows of the colors on Whisper White Cardstock.

Then, I used the the letters, “h-a-p-y,” to cut “happy” from my striped paper, and layered the letters for thickness. Can you see the stamp I used from Waterfront?

 

“Birthday” is from the Well Said Stamp Set, stamped in Pacific Point Ink, and cut with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die.

 

For the background, I thought the bright letters would look great against white, and decided to emboss the Whisper White Cardstock with the Brick & Mortar Embossing folder.

 

I appreciate you visiting my blog, and it gives me pleasure to share my ideas with you. Enjoy shopping at my store, and have a happy day!

 

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Trio of Daisies and Ferns

Today’s project is a trio of daisies and ferns from the Daisy Lane Stamp Set.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Daisy Lane Stamp Set, Be Mine Stitched Dies, 6X6 DSP; #daisylane #daisies #flowersoncards #floralcards #handmadecards #diy #handcrafted #cardmaking #scalloped #cardsketches #cardchallenges #stampinup

Daisies & Ferns

 

I chose Garden Green Ink for stamping the fern on Thick Whisper White Cardstock. Then, I stamped the daisy, on regular Whisper White cardstock, in three colors: Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, and Crushed Curry.

 

While stamping the fern and daisies, I had the Fab Friday sketch on my mind.

 

After fussy cutting the daisies, I shaped them with my fingers, and placed them on Dimensionals atop the vertical section of ferns.  The right-hand, scalloped strip was made with a Be Mine Stitched Die and Garden Green Cardstock. The stripe on the left is a piece of  Regals 6X6 Designer Series Paper in Garden Green. 

 

The sentiment, “It’s your time to shine,” is also from the Daisy Lane Stamp Set, stamped in Garden Green Ink on Thick Whisper White Cardstock. I used the same Be Mine Stitched Die to make the scalloped edges. Everything was glued on a Thick Whisper White card base, and my card was complete.

 

Thank you for visiting today!  You’ll notice from my picture of the 6X6 DSP in my Product List that the stripe isn’t there. The stripe is from the previous catalog, but you can use a different pattern, and make this card your own. Have a wonderful day!


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