710 posts categorized "Celebrations"

05/24/2024

Fri 24

Exquisite Butterflies Birthday Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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Celebrate a spring or summer birthday with a trio of Exquisite Butterflies.  A slimline card - with lots of white space - balances the shimmery, shiny metallic 6x6 artpapers.  Hi, Jean here with a simple design for a special occasion.

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Cut Exquisite Butterflies from a gold Rainbow Reflections Mirror Pad 6x6.  Cut a turquoise Rainbow Reflections 6x6 with the 2" wide  Wrapped Stitch Rectangle Layers die.  Assemble the butterflies and attach them to the rectangle - use foam tape for the upper wing sections.

Carefully remove the entire sheet of the turquoise and gold Anemone Grove 6x6 - including the top edge that's attached to the pad. Cut it with the 1-⅛" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

Cut a turquoise 6x6 from the solid-core Lagoon Collection with the ⅝" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

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Attach the diecuts to a white slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½").  Add turquoise Christmas Fairy Dewdrops.  Add special wishes with a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Circle Tab. Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

I've used a lot of the white and black foil greeting tabs recently.  These instant greetings complement any design and add subtle dimension to your cards.  If you already have a stash of completed birthday cards our Thank You Foil Greetings White Circle Tabs would work with this design too.  

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend!

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05/14/2024

Tue 14

Rounds, Rectangles and Birthday Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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Going to a birthday celebration and need a fast card?  The 6x6 Glimmering Gladiola and Sunrise Solid Core Cardstock make it easy to design, diecut and assemble a very quick card.  Hi, Jean here with a versatile basic design that takes advantage of the great coordinating papers and colors in the Memory Box 6x6 prints and cardstock collections.

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Cut 2 of the Glimmering Gladiola double-sided yellow 6x6 print with the 2-¼" diameter Circle Basics die.  Cut a bright yellow Sunrise Collection 6x6 with the 2-½" Circle Basics die.

Cut the A2-sized Wrapped Stitched Rectangle from a light yellow Sunrise 6x6.  Cut the 2-¾" x 4" Wrapped Stitched Rectangle from the same yellow 6x6.  Attach the large rectangle to a side-folded white A2 card.  

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Attach the circles and smaller rectangle to the card.  Add a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Circle Tab.  Add gold Treasure Chest Fairy Gemstones.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Thank You Foil Greetings Circle Tabs are available in white and black too.  They're great for just-in-time cards - or make a bunch of color-coordinated cards and add the greetings later.  

Thanks for visiting our blog -  you again on Friday...

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05/07/2024

Tue 07

Slimline Birthday Greetings by Jean Okimoto

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Need a celebration card for spring and summer birthdays?  Hi, Jean here with a basic design that would work in many color combinations with prints from our Glimmering Gladiola 6x6 pack.  Here's a purple version of my hybrid card combining dies from our floral collection - Clara Blooms on the Curved Magnolia Branch.  

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Cut Curved Magnolia Branch from a bright green 6x6 in the Greenery Collection.  Color the stem with a brown marker.

Cut Clara Blooms from a medium-purple 6x6 in the Twilight Purple Collection.  Cut an extra set of the small petals and trim 2 of them to create a bud.  Cut the group of 4 smaller centers from the chartreuse Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  Assemble the 2 larger flowers.  

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Cut the purple and gold petal print from the Shimmering Gladiola 6x6 with a portion of the 2" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  It'll be shorter than the die - but it's easier than measuring.  Cut lavender cardstock with the 1-½" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  Trim the rectangles with a corner rounding punch.

Cut, score and fold a lavender slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½") and round the corners.

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Attach the diecuts - use foam tape for the blossoms.  Add a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Circle Tab for an instant greeting.

Thanks for visiting our blog!

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04/29/2024

Mon 29

Fanciful, Whimsical Gladiola Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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Fanciful Gladiola Stem's blossoms and Whimsical Gladiola's leaves create a floral birthday greeting for spring or summer celebrations.  Hi, Jean here with quick coloring technique for detailed designs.

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Save time by stenciling the pieces before diecutting them.  Spritz the smoother side of watercolor paper with a light mist of water. Pressure-emboss it using the rubber embossing mat and plates required for your machine.  Diecut a stencil from cardstock.

Tape the stencil over the embossed designs and sponge or brush the petals and stems.  VersaFine Clair Verdant and Cheerful and Brilliance Sunflower Yellow inks were used here.  Mask the adjacent areas with a Post-It note to separate the colors.  Heat-set the inks, then diecut all of the pieces.  Pre-embossing makes it easier to color the raised areas - and to align the die over the pieces for diecutting later.  Trust me!

Sponge or brush Verdant ink onto smooth white cardstock and cut two small and one large leaf set from the Whinsical Gladiola.

Assemble the Fanciful Gladiola Stem.  The green stem partially covers the yellow stem for instant buds and dimension.  I followed some portions of the diagram - and rearranged some pieces for more color variation.

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Glue two pieces of smooth white cardstock together and diecut it with the 3-¼" Circle Basics die.  Cut it again - slightly offset - with the 3" Circle Basics die.  Attach both pieces - offset again - to a top-folded white A2 card.

Attach the Fanciful Gladiola Stem and Whimsical Gladiola leaves.  Add a Happy Birthday White Circle Greeting Tab and gold Treasure Chest Gemstones.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Thanks for visiting our blog...see you again in May!

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04/23/2024

Tue 23

Whimsical Gladiola and Upcycled Offcuts by Jean Okimoto

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Remember those saved offcuts from the April 19th card shown at the left here?

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Use the purple rectangles and the reverse side of the lavender floral rectangles to create a birthday card with the new Whimsical Gladiola.  It's a day-after-Earth-Day paperscraps celebration!  Hi, Jean here with a design featuring the extra pieces from last Friday's design.

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Cut the petals and background stem (with the pointy top and two large petals near the bottom) from a lavender Twilight Purple Collection 6x6.  Cut the 4 big leaf sections and the other stem from a green 6x6 in the Leafy Collection.  

Highlight and add dimension to the accent diecuts by pressing them onto a clean VersaMark inkpad and - using tweezers - carefully heat-embossing them with detail clear powder.  They'll be glossy and slightly darker than their original colors - and there's no need to find the "right" ink colors for shading.

Assemble the gladiola - glue the green stem over the lavender stem - instant buds!  Then attach the other petals.

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Build the background with the extra offcuts from my previous card.  If you don't have those pieces, cut the Glimmering Gladiola 6x6 print and a dark purple Twilight Purple Collection 6x6 with the die from the Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder Set.

Attach the offcuts to a white A6 card (4-½" x 6-¼").  Add an instant greeting with a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Circle Tab.  Add a little more sparkle with green-gray Treasure Chest Fairy Gemstones.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Here's a link for the Glimmering Gladiola 6x6 set - 

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https://www.memoryboxco.com/PP1028-Glimmering-Gladiola-6x6-pack_p_4181.html

Thanks for stopping by - see you on Friday!

Jeansignature-3

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04/16/2024

Tue 16

Butterfly Birthday Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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It's a little early for butterflies - but the new Exquisite Butterflies are hard to resist. Here they are again, on a simple design for anyone on your birthday list.  They're cut from solid-core Lagoon Collection 110# cardstock and a pale aqua sheet from the Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad.  Both 6x6 sets clearly highlight the details of these great butterflies.  Hi, Jean here with a mix of shapes, sizes, mattes, metallics - and plaid!

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Cut Exquisite Butterflies from the aqua Vintage Pastel 6x6 and the teal Lagoon Collection 6x6.  Save the extras for other projects.

Cut the turquoise Anemone Plaid 6x6 with the 2-½" wide Nested Globes die.  

I found a matching scrap of watercolored cardstock in my "save for later" stash and sprayed it with Imagine's Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz.  Air-dry it for a few minutes, then heat-set it.  Cut it with the Nested Globes die too.

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Attach the diecuts to a top-folded white A2 card - use foam dots for the right halves of the whole butterflies and the upper section of the half-butterfly.

Select the perfect greeting typeface for the birthday person - the Happy Birthday Circle Greetings White Tabs include 36 tabs, 4 each of 10 styles.

Add turquoise Christmas Fairy Dewdrops.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing. 

There's a lot happening on this card...but most of the work is done for you!  Take advantage of the color-coordinated plaids, 6x6 solid-core color collections and mirror cardstock pads and create a stash of birthday cards in a rainbow of colors.

Thanks for visiting...see you again on Friday!

Jeansignature-3

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04/09/2024

Tue 09

Spring Birthday Wishes from the New 2024 Gladiola Collection by Jean Okimoto

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Celebrate a spring birthday with great designs from the new 2024 Gladiola Collection of dies, plaids and prints!  Combine them with the solid-core 6x6 sheets from the Greenery and Sunrise Collections  - and add a Happy Birthday Greetings Tab and gold gemstones.  Hi, Jean here with garden greetings from our new release.

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Cut Sensational Gladiola Stem from a light yellow Sunrise Collection 6x6 and a bright green Greenery Collection 6x6.  The die set has 2 stem sections. One stem layer is cut from yellow and includes the background flowers and buds.  You won't have to attach the tiny bud-tops separately!  The second layer is cut from green and attached over the yellow layer.  Pointy green pieces are added at the top.  Petal layers add extra dimension and depth to the blossoms along the stems.

Cut the yellow Gladiola Plaid 6x6 with the 2" x 3-¼" Wrapped Stitched Rectangle die.  Cut an yellow-orange Sunrise Collection 6x6 with the rectangle die too.  

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Attach the diecuts to a yellow notecard.  Add a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Tab.  The tab set includes 4 each of 10 typefaces - there's a design for everyone!

Add gold Treasure Chest Fairy Gemstones.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

A little background plaid adds a bit of colorful contrast to floral designs.  Colors that coordinate - but aren't too match-y - let the flowers stand out as the main design element.

We're be featuring our 2024 Gladiola Collection in the coming weeks - hope you'll be inspired to create flower garden designs for every occasion!

Thanks for visiting...see you again on Friday!

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04/05/2024

Fri 05

From Buds to Bloomers by Jean Okimoto

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Combine Anemone Bloom and stems and leaves from the Anemone Bud Duo for a spring birthday greeting.  A Foil Greetings Tab and gemstones add sparkle and finish the design.  Hi, Jean here with a simple slimline and inspiration for April's Birthday Greetings Challenge.

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Cut Anemone Blooms from a medium-blue 6x6 in the Ocean Blue Collection.  Color the stamens with a black marker and assemble the blossoms.

Cut the stems, leaves and stamens of the Anemone Bud Duo set from a dark green 6x6 in the new Greenery Solid-Core Collection.  

Cut the blue/lavender Anemone Plaid with the 6-⅛" x 1-½" Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  Cut a pale blue Ocean Blue Collection 6x6 with the 5-⅞" x ⅞" Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  

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Attach the diecuts to a white slimline card (3-½" x 8-⅜").  Trim the short ends and attach a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings Black Tab with foam tape.  Add the green/gold Treasure Chest Fairy Gemstone.  Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Mix and match Memory Box's dimensional layered blossoms and detailed leaves to create unique floral greetings for every occasion.  Add, subtract or rearrange the petals for a different look - or transform the designs from buds to blooms - it's your creative garden!

Thanks for visiting our blog...have a great weekend!

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04/02/2024

Tue 02

Blossoms and Birthday Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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Celebrate a spring birthday with flowers, plaids and an extra-thick gold foiled circle Greeting Tab.  They're precut and ready to go - 4 each of 9 great typefaces in traditional, elegant and contemporary styles for everyone on your birthday list.  Hi, Jean here with a slimline birthday greeting today.

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Cut the new Clara Blooms twice from a pale lavender/blue Twilight Purple Collection 6x6.  Assemble the flowers - save the extra one for another project.  Ink the center diecuts with Sunflower Yellow Brilliance.  

Cut matching cardstock circles - about ⅝" in diameter - to use as a base for the flowers.  Cover the circle with adhesive, then attach the petals. Highlight the centers with a bit of Pearlescent Lavender Brilliance ink.  Attaching the petals to a base makes it easy to ink the centers and adds dimension.  

Cut the large stem section from the Fresh Cut Stems set - from a medium-green 6x6 in the Greenery Collection.

Glue the center back of the assembled flowers over the stems  - the petals will curl upwards for a natural look.  You won't even need foam tape!

Cut a blue/lavender Anemone Plaid 6x6 with the 1-⅜" x 6-⅜" Slim Basic Rectangles die - cut it vertically including the extra portion at the top edge of the sheet.

Cut a smoky blue 6x6 from the Stormy Blue Colllection with the smallest Wrapped Stitched Slim Rectangle die.

Cut a 1-¼" wide strip of the  light violet/purpled 6x6 from the Twilight Purple Collection with the short end of the largest Wrapped Stitched Slim Rectangle die. 

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Attach the diecuts to a white slimline card (3-½" x 8-½").  Add a Happy Birthday Foil Greetings Circle Tab.  Add purple Autumn Fairy Crystals.  Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Foil Greeting Tabs save time and effort and are available in a variety of typefaces on heavyweight pre-cut circles and strips for birthdays and thank-yous.  They'll add the perfect finishing touch to your handcrafted cards.

Thanks for visiting...see you on Friday!

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03/25/2024

Mon 25

5 Minute Cardmaking Tutorial
by Theary Chea

Hello there! It's Theary back on the blog again today. I want to share an easy five-minute card technique for today's project. Let's get started!

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To start, I am using the SP1013 Color Wheel Paper Pad in Sunrise and selected a few of the sheets from the pad to use with EF1025 Cheerful Floral 3D Embossing Folder & Cutting Die. I ran each sheet using my manual die-cutting machine. 

After all the sheets have been embossed, use the embossing folder. I lightly ran over the embossed areas with a white pigment ink. This will give the overall texture a little bit of interest.

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I then splattered the card panel using white paint. 

Lastly, I added a sentiment tab from ST006 Happy Birthday Foil Greetings White Tabs and adhered it to a top folding card base. 

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And that's it! It's super simple but so effective! I made fours in less than 20 minutes. I hope you give this technique a try!

Have a wonderful day!

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