1102 posts categorized "Jean Okimoto"

06/11/2024

Tue 11

Cottage Meadow Birthday Wishes by Jean Okimoto

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Laura's beautiful Cottage Meadow Rub On card was the inspiration for today's project - love the pretty colors on her kraft background!  These new rub-ons are perfect for cards of all sizes with bright colors and happy flowers for any occasion.  Hi, Jean here with a floral circles to celebrate a special birthday.

Cut the wreath and smaller floral clusters from the new Cottage Meadow Rub Ons.  Carefully remove the paper backing and tap them onto white cardstock  - don't remove the clear top liner yet.  Cover them with printer paper if your cutting plate is scratched or not super-clean -  then cut the cardstock with the 3-¼" and 1-½" Circle Basics Dies.  Carefully remove the top liner.  Cut semi-circles of the dark bright orange Sunrise 6x6 and attach them behind the rub-on circles for color accents and dimension.

Cut the small butterfly wings of the new Canyon Butterflies set from the chartreuse Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  Cut the center section from the chartreuse Graceful Garden Glitter Pad 6x6.  Attach it to the background.

Cut white cardstock to 4-½" x 10-¼".  Score it at 4".  Attach the circles.

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Prep the fun new Happy Birthday Breezy Script die by rubbing it briskly with scrunched waxed paper for an easy release.  Diecut the greeting from a orange Sunrise Collection 6x6 - leave the dot for the letter i in the die until you're ready to attach it.  Attach the greeting.

Add orange Bright Jewels.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

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Cottage Meadow Rub Ons are great for quick cards.  The set of sheets also includes a wood craft stick to burnish the designs - but I use my diecut machine for quick, smooth results.

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06/07/2024

Fri 07

Breezy, Lavish Slimline Thank You by Jean Okimoto

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Lavish Fuchsia Stems, Thank You Breezy Script and Brilliant Fuchsia 6x6 prints create a white + bright slimline.  A slimline card gives this bold design trio lots of space for layering.   Hi, Jean here with a mix of green and peach tones highlighting our latest release - the 2024 Fuchsia Collection.

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Spritz the pale peach Blush Collection 6x6 with a light mist of water.  Pressure-emboss it with the floral portion of the Lavish Fuchsia Stem set using the rubber embossing mat and plates required for your machine.   Lightly ink the top petal layers and the bud with Electric Coral Radiant Neon.  Diecut it.  Cut the foliage and stamens from a bright green 6x6 in the Greenery Collection.  Assemble the blossoms and bud.

Cover the medium-green Greenery 6x6 with ScorTape.  Cut it with the Thank You Breezy Script Background.  Cut the bright green 6x6 with the detailed top layer of the greeting - leave the diecut in the die.  Remove the little pieces.   Press the detailed layer firmly onto the adhesive-covered background, then remove it from the die.  Cover the exposed adhesive with detail clear embossing powder. Heat-emboss it - it'll be secure and perfectly-centered, with a glossy background.

Cut the medium-green 6x6 with a portion of the 1-⅛" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  Cut the green seedpod print from the Brilliant Fuchsia 6x6 with a portion of the 1-⅝" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

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Attach the diecuts to a white slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½") - use foam tape for the bud and large leaves.  Add lime green Bright Jewels.  Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

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Hope you're enjoying the 2024 Fuchsia Collection designs from our team.  Thanks for visiting - have a great weekend!

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06/04/2024

Tue 04

A New Release…The 2024 Fuchsia Collection by Jean Okimoto

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Introducing our latest release...2024 Fuchsia!  It's a beautiful, versatile collection of garden-themed dies, 6x6 plaids and prints, embossing folders and rub-ons.  Buds, blossoms, branches, butterflies, bees, beetles and dragonflies - ready to create late spring and summer cards for every occasion.  Add the perfect greetings for thank-yous, friendship cards and celebrations.  Hi, Jean here with the first of many designs from this great collection.

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Let's start with the fuchsia. Spritz both sides of watercolor paper with a light mist of water.  Pressure-emboss it with Little Fuchsia Flower Trio & Branch.  Use the die to cut a stencil from medium-weight cardstock.  Sponge, daub or brush the embossed designs with Distress Oxides - mowed lawn, flamingo kitsch and picked raspberry - and Charming Pink VersaFine Clair.  Heat-set the inks.  Diecut it - leave the pieces in the die to keep them organized.  Assemble the blossoms.

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Attach ScorTape over a light green sheet from the Greenery 6x6 Pack.  Cut it with the Hello Breezy Script background.  Cut the detailed top layer from a medium green sheet from the Greenery pack - keep the diecut in the die but remove the tiny pieces inside the e, l's and o.  Press the detailed greeting firmly onto the adhesive-covered background.  Cover it with detail clear embossing powder,  tap off the excess, then heat-emboss it.  It'll be securely-attached, with a glossy background and perfectly centered!

Cut the light green 6x6 with the 2-¼" wide A2 Rectangle Frames die.  Cut the rectangle with the 1-¾" wide A2 Rectangle Frames die to create a simple framed background.

Cut the green, pink and white Fuchsia Plaid sheet with the  2-¾" wide A2 Rectangle Frames die.

Cut the small Azure Dragonflies from a green Graceful Garden Glitter Pad 6x6.  Cut it again from the lime green Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  Attach the glittered wings to the mirror cardstock - it's easier to "sandwich" the wings between the 2 mirror cardstock diecuts.  Save the extra diecuts for another project.

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Attach the diecuts to a white A6 card (4-½" x 6-¼") - use foam tape for the dragonfly wing tips.  Add green Bright Jewels.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Here are the new items I've used today - 

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Thanks for visiting...hope your favorite Retailer has ordered the 2024 Fuchsia Collection.  We'll be sharing designs from our latest release throughout the coming weeks - hope you'll join us again for more ideas and inspiration!

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05/28/2024

Tue 28

Thank You Sunshine by Jean Okimoto

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Brighten someone's day with a sunny-bright thank you from the Gladiola Collection.  Hi, Jean here with a mix of big blossoms and little words - my new favorite design combination.

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Cut the Gladiola Blossoms and Leaves petals from a bright yellow 6x6 in the Sunrise Collection.  Shade the center areas with Cheerful VersaFine Clair.  Cut the stamens and leaves from Black Glossy Paper.  

Assemble the blossom - attach the petals to a small scrap of cardstock (about 1" in diameter) so it's easier to handle and arrange over the leaves.

Cut the bright yellow 6x6 with the 2-¾" wide Rectangle Basics die.  Cut the yellow and gold Glimmering Gladiola 6x6 with the 2-½" wide Rectangle Basics die.

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Attach the diecuts to a light yellow A6 card (4-½" x 6-¼") - use foam dots for the top, upper-right and center petals.

Attach a Thank You Foil Greetings Black Tab and gold Autumn Fairy Crystals.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

The Glimmering Gladiola 6x6 set also includes soft pink and lavender versions of the beautiful floral print.  Our 6x6 cardstock collections make it easy to coordinate prints and colors.  Make a stash of cards - then just add a foil tab greeting strip or circle later when you need a quick thank you or birthday card.

Thanks for visiting - see you in June...

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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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05/21/2024

Tue 21

Thank You Blossoms by Jean Okimoto

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Here's another hybrid floral idea...Gladiola Floral Duo on a tall Daisy Blossom Stem.  It's just one of many combinations of blossoms, buds, stems and leaves from our floral collection of dies.  Hi, Jean here with a soft blue floral thank you card.

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05/17/2024

Fri 17

Create Wildflowers from Gladiola Petals by Jean Okimoto

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Send heartfelt hugs with blossoms on a plaid slimline - they're wildflowers created with Fanciful Gladiola Stem petals and Lavender Bouquet sprigs. Hi, Jean here - mixing and matching designs from the Memory Box floral collection to create hybrid blossoms for spring projects.

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Cut petals from the Fanciful Gladiola Stem set from a peach Blush Collection 6x6.  Randomly layer the diecuts to create 7 blossoms - I didn't use all of the pieces.  Cut Lavender Bouquet from a light green 6x6 in the Greenery Collection.  

Cut a dark green Anemone Plaid 6x6 with part of the 2" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  Cut a dark green 6x6 from the Greenery Collection with part of the 1-⅛" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

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Attach the rectangles to a white slimline card (3-½" x 8-½").  Attach the bottoms and (approximate) centers of the Lavender Bouquet stems.  Attach the blossoms, then trim the stems so they'll cover the bottom of the blossoms.  Glue the trimmed stems over the blossoms.  

Attach ScorTape over white cardstock and cut the Hugs Tender Script background.  Cut the detailed "hugs" from a Greenery 6x6. Leave the diecut in the die and remove the inner offcuts from the h and g.  Flip the diecut (still in the die) onto the adhesive-covered white background and press it firmly to attach it and release it from the die.  Cover the exposed adhesive with detail clear embossing powder, tap off the excess and heat-emboss it to attach the top layer and create a glossy background.

Attach the greeting and pale peach/orange Autumn Fairy Jewels.  Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.  

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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05/10/2024

Fri 10

Blooming Anemone Slimline by Jean Okimoto

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Combine the Blooming Anemone with a Poppystamps frame background on a floral thank you card.  Hi, Jean here with a slimline  for any occasion.  A basic design and just a few colors make it easy to re-create and personalize this for anyone who deserves a special thank you.

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Cut Blooming Anemone from a bright red 6x6 in the Blush Collection.  Color the stem and sepal with a black marker.  Cut the largest petal again.  Cut an extra set of petals from Black Glossy Paper (cardstock) to create leaves.  Cut the pointy stamens twice from Black Glossy Paper.

Cut about 1-½" of the Poppystamps Circling Frame from the bright red 6x6.  Cut black cardstock with the 7-¼" x 2" Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  Cut Kraft Woodgrain Paper with the 1-¼" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

Cut a pearlescent moon from the white Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad 6x6 with the 1-¼" Circle Basics die.

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Attach the diecuts to a woodgrain kraft slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½") - use foam tape for the tips of petals which are now leaves.

Add a simple thank you from the Thank You Foil Greetings Tabs.  

Cut a piece of the gold Rainbow Reflections 6x6 with a portion of the Circling Frame to create shiny gold accent confetti.   Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing. 

Thanks for visiting our blog...Happy Mother's Day to everyone celebrating on Sunday!

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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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