144 posts categorized "Plaid"

12/02/2023

Sat 02

Aurora Snowflake on a Vintage Tray by Jean Okimoto

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Cut Vintage Tray from pink cardstock - we're using just the frame and left center offcut for the greeting.  Cut the Poinsettia Plaid 6x6 and 2 pale pink and gold Poinsettia Garland 6x6 prints.  You'll have a total of 15 great offcuts to mix, match and layer - save the extras for future projects.

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Cut the Aurora Snowflake background from the pale gold Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad6x6.  Spritz the reverse side with a light mist of water and pressure-emboss it using the rubber embossing mat and plates required for your machine.  This creates a debossed snowflake that makes it easy to attach the pink snowflake.  It even looks great just embossed, without the detailed pink layer.

Cut the detailed Aurora Snowflake from pink cardstock.

Prep the solid pink offcut with the embossing powder tool.  Stamp the greeting - from the new Shining Star Clear Stamp Set - with VersaMark.  Heat-emboss it with detail gold powder.

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Attach the Vintage Tray frame and offcuts to a top-folded pink A2 card.  Add the snowflake - use foamtape for the points.  Add pale pink Pastel Jewels.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

December arrived sooner than expected.  Beautiful printed papers and the Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder and Die Set make it quick and easy to design  cards that look complicated, but aren't.  Diecut several coordinating prints and colors - you'll be surprised at how easy it is to create your holiday cards!  Be sure to enter December's Patterned Paper Challenge too.  The entry deadline is 11:59 PM EST on December 29.  Good Luck - can't wait to see your entry!

Thanks for visiting - have a great weekend...

Jeansignature-3

 

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11/24/2023

Fri 24

Pink Poinsettia, Plaid and a 6x6 Print by Jean Okimoto

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11/13/2023

Mon 13

Poinsettia, Plaid and Printed Leaves by Jean Okimoto

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A poinsettia, plaid, woodgrain and gold-embossed leaves create a collage-y holiday design in shades of pink.  It sounds like a lot - and it is - but they somehow work together.  Hi, Jean here with my new favorite Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder & Die Set - and a few cardmaking tips too.

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The first tip - you've probably already seen this online, but it's the first time I've ever used PressN'Seal.   Cut pink cardstock with the die from Vintage Tray set and leave everything in the die.  Press a piece of PressN'Seal behind the diecuts and pull everything out together.  Place it all into the Vintage Tray folder and emboss it with the plate(s) required for your machine. It's a lot easier than arranging the diecuts on the folder and hoping they won't shift.  Cut first, then emboss for a more defined design.

Cut the Poinsettia Plaid 6x6 and gold-embossed leaf print from the Poinsettia Garland pack with the tray die.  You'll have a lot of extra pieces for other projects.

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Cut the Poinsettia Stem set from both pink and green cardstock.  We're just using the pieces shown above.  Color the narrow pink accent strips with a pink marker to resemble upturned edges, attach them to the petals.  Use two of the big pink "leaves" to add fullness.  Use the green double-petal diecut for slender leaves. The Poinsettia Stem set is designed to let us create different looks - from buds to blooms.

Another tip - wondering why the Circle Basics set is in the photo?  Cut dark pink cardstock (the same color as the woodgrain background) with the 1" Circle Basics die.  Use it as a "base" to adhere and assemble the blossom instead of glueing the petals to the background.  That also makes it easier to position the poinsettia and add the stem and leaves.  

Cut the tiny poinsettia center sections from the gold Majestic Hues Glitter Pad.  Assemble the poinsettia - use foam tape for the big petals and one lengthwise half of each leaf.

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Attach the diecuts to a natural A6 card (4.5" x 6 .25") - use foam tape for the poinsettia block.  Add gold Treasure Chest Fairy Gemstones.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Many bits and pieces here...hope you like the results!  Thanks for visiting the blog - see you again tomorrow...

Jeansignature-3

 

 

 

 

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11/07/2023

Tue 07

Lightly-Layered Bundled Bird by Jean Okimoto

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The Bundled Bird - on a slightly warmer day - wears just a scarf here on a collaged background of Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder offcuts.  Felt, plaids, snowflakes, mirror cardstock, gemstones and glitter somehow work together for a winter pastel scene.  Hi, Jean here with more ways to mix and match designs from our Christmas 2023 Collection.

Yes, offcuts from the versatile die that's included in the Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder Set are featured again!  The new Poinsettia Garland and Poinsettia Plaid 6x6 prints are used here.  Diecut pale aqua cardstock for the greeting block with the larger of the two almost-square blocks.  Stamp the greeting - from the new Shining Star Clear Stamps - on the aqua block with Warm Breeze VersaFine Clair.  Quickly heat-emboss it with detail clear powder.

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Attach adhesive label paper (or a sticker sheet) to aqua wool-blend felt.  The paper backing stabilizes the felt and keeps adhesives from saturating it.  Cut Bundled Bird's main section and head-top.  Cut the backing piece for the beak from a 6x6 in the Sunny Orange Collection.  Color the eye area with a black marker.

Cut the wings and tail from the Rainbow Reflections turquoise 6x6.  Cut two of the scarf pieces with the turquoise Glitzy Glitter Pad 6x6.

Cut the largest Alpine Snowflake from a white Delicate Pastel Glitter Pad 6x6.  Cut another snowflake from white cardstock and layer the diecuts for dimension.

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Attach the diecuts to a white A6 card (4.5" x 6.25").  Add Winter Fantasy Fairy Gemstones.  Cut an A6-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Kept it simple here today - but Bundled Bird comes with a complete winter wardrobe - including a Santa hat - and more scarf layers.  Hope you enjoy mixing and matching the layers, prints, plaids, gemstones, glittered and mirror cardstock for an assortment of holiday designs to delight everyone on your cardlist!

Thanks for visiting - see you again this weekend!

Jeansignature-3

 

 

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10/13/2023

Fri 13

Vintage Tray Background Blocks by Jean Okimoto

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Diecut a trio of new 6x6 prints and create a collage-y winter background for a favorite Layered Polar Bear.  He's borrowing a cozy scarf from the new Bundled Bird.  Tag a special gift with the new Merry Christmas Foil Greetings White Tabs.  Hi, Jean here with an easy way to build a background for the holidays, or any day.

Cut the poinsettia and snowflake prints from the new Poinsettia Garland 6x6 Pack with the artsy die from the Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder and Die Set.  Cut a matching plaid from the Poinsettia Plaid 6x6 Pack.  You'll have a total of 15 great mix-and-match blocks!  

Trim the Rainbow Reflections turquoise 6x6 to fit in the Vintage Tray Embossing Folder.  Emboss the design, then cut it with the coordinating die.  That's 5 more great blocks - these are shimmery and have woodgrain texture.  

Cut two of the loopy Crisp Bows from the pale gold Majestic Hues Glitter Pad 6x6 and layer them for dimension.   Attach them to an embossed Vintage Tray diecut - tape the lower edge behind the "giftbox."  Attach a crisp MERRY CHRISTMAS gold-foiled greeting tab - like a big gift tag.

Cut Layered Polar Bear from heavy white cardstock.  Assemble the layers - place black and brown scraps behind the cutouts for his eyes, nose and ears.

Cut the scarf layers - from the new Bundled Bird set - from the turquoise Rainbow Reflections sheet.

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Attach the diecuts to a top-folded 5-½" square white card.  Use foam tape for the bear and foiled greeting tab.  Add turquoise Christmas Fairy Dewdrops.  Cut a 5-½" square of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.  Square cards require special handling and extra postage - I hope you think this design deserves that!

It's great being able to combine favorites from earlier releases with our Christmas 2023 Collection.   Layered Polar Bear and the Vintage Tray 3D Embossing Folder and Die Set are perfect partners.  The Vintage Tray cuts perfectly proportioned blocks - eliminating guessing, thinking and measuring.  That's a good thing!  

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend!

Jeansignature-3

 

 

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10/07/2023

Sat 07

Happy Fall
by Anne Thompson

We're having gorgeous weather this week in Maine--so warm that it hardly feels like fall, yet the leaves are turning colors and the evenings are cool.  I love this season!  Today I have two fall cards for you...to celebrate my favorite time of the year.

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materials used

  • white note cards
  • plaid papers from POINSETTIA PLAID PP1023
  • dark gray, medium blue, and white card stock
  • silver mirror card stock from VINTAGE PASTEL MIRROR PAD FP1002
  • WINTER TREE ARCH 94735
  • A2 RECTANGLE FRAMES DIE SET 94672
  • HAPPY FALL POSH SCRIPT 94747
  • LEAF BUNCHES 94745

to make this card

  • die cut the Winter Tree Arch twice, once from silver mirror paper and once from a dark gray card stock
  • die cut rectangles from plaid papers using the size die from the A2 Rectangle Frames Die Set that fits neatly behind the tree arch 
  • assemble those panels--plaid papers behind the Winter Tree Arches

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  • cut two more rectangles a bit larger from white card stock and two a bit larger than that, one from a dark gray card stock and one from a medium blue card stock

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  • assemble the panels--plaids behind the Winter Tree Arches get attached to those white rectangles and then to the colored rectangles and finally to the white note cards
  • die cut the Happy Fall Posh Script backgrounds from scraps of the plaids used and the detailed lettering from the silver mirror card and the gray card stock; assemble and add to the base of the Winter Tree Arches on each card

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  • die cut some leaves using the Leaf Bunches die and another plaid paper

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  • add a large leaf bunch to each note card

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Two fall cards ready to go!  I hope you are enjoying autumn wherever you are.

Happy Crafting!

Anne Signature




10/03/2023

Tue 03

Pink, Poinsettia and Plaid by Jean Okimoto

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Greet the season with pink, lime, a new plaid and the beautiful new layered Glorious Poinsettia. Hi, Jean here with a simple slimline design ready for your favorite mix of prints, colors, greetings and jeweled accents.  We're using the new Poinsettia Plaid 6x6 and Shining Star Clear Stamps too.

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Cut Glorious Poinsettia from pink and green cardstock.  Cut the tiny centers from the bright yellow Graceful Gardens Glitter Pad sheet - we're using two of the three pieces.  Assemble the poinsettia.

Cut a plaid 6x6 with the 1-⅜" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die - cut the 6x6 vertically, including the top portion where the sheets are attached.  Cut bright, dark pink cardstock with the ⅞" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

Stamp the greeting - from the new Shining Star Clear Stamp Set - on pink cardstock with Oasis Green VersaFine Clair.  Dry the ink, then trim the the greeting with the ⅝" wide Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.  

Eliminate measuring, guessing (and thinking!) with the Slim Basic Rectangle Layers dies.  They're perfectly proportioned for slimline layers and backgrounds.

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Attach the diecuts and greeting to a white slimline card (3-½" x 8-½") - use foam dots for the tips of the larger petals.  Add pink/taupe Autumn Fairy Crystals.  Cut a slimline-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Balance a bold layered poinsettia with a matching plaid and let the detailed petals be the focal point.  This design works in traditional reds and greens with our other plaids - and try it creamy whites with gold details too.

Thanks for visiting...see you on Friday!

Jeansignature-3

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09/25/2023

Mon 25

Warm Wishes Bundled Bird Card
by Sara Cook

Hi everyone. I have another holiday card featuring the Bundled Bird layered die set.

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Bird:

Die cut the bird from heavy weight cream card stock.  Ink blend the different layers with Vintage Photo, Walnut Stain and Ground Espresso Distress ink.  Use Ripe Persimmon for the beak.  Follow the image on the packaging for ink blending and adhering the bird layers together.  I did add some foam tape under the tops of the wings. Die cut the hat and scarf from red and white stock. Ink blend the bottom die cut for the fur with Fresh Ink Silicone Blue.  Ink blend the bottom sections of the hat and scarf with  Lumberjack Plaid Distress ink.  Adhere together using the packaging as a guide.

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Nest:

Die cut the nest from heavy weight cream card stock.  Ink blend the different layers with Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap, and Walnut Stain Distress Oxide ink. Follow the image on the packaging for ink blending and adhering the bird layers together.  tip do NOT glue the front part of the nest so you can tuck in the bird when assembling.

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Branch:

Die cut the Forest Pine Branch from the same cream card stock. Ink blend the pine needles with Rustic Wilderness Distress ink.  Use a dark brown watercolor marker to color in the branch. I did die cut another branch from dark brown card stock and adhered it to the back.  

Sentiment:

Die cut Best Wishes Tender Script bottom from red card stock and the top with red.  Ink blend the the bottom die cut with Lumberjack Plaid Distress ink.  Adhere the 2 together.  White heat emboss "warm" from warm wishes stamp from the Shining Star stamp set on red card stock ink blend with Lumberjack Plaid Distress ink.  Fussy cut out the sentiment.

Assembly:

Trim down a light red/pink paper from the Poinsettia Plaid paper pad to 4" x 5 1/4".  Adhere to a A2 white card.  Adhere the sentiment to the bottom center, then the branch, nest and bird, inserting into the nest.  

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09/24/2023

Sun 24

Birds Among the Branches
by Anne Thompson

I'm back today with another fall card using products from the newest collection, 2023 Christmas.  This time I used a lot of plaid (surprised?!)  from the Poinsettia Plaid paper pad as well as one of the leafy prints from the Poinsettia Garland paper pad.

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to make this card

  • cover the front of a white note card with one of the plaid papers from POINSETTIA PLAID PP1023
  • cut a smaller rectangle using one of the leafy prints from the POINSETTIA GARLAND PP1024 paper pad
  • add that rectangle to a scrap of white card stock and trim so there is a narrow white border around the print paper
  • die cut the BUNDLED BIRD 94760--without its accessories--from two different but complementary plaids from POINSETTIA PLAID PP1023 
  • assemble the two birds mixing the plaids a bit and add tiny black jewels for the eyes from AUTUMN FAIRY JEWELS JWL004

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  • use dimensional foam of different thicknesses to add the birds to the panel with one bird raised up on top of the other

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  • die cut the LEAF BUNCHES 94745 from a brown plaid and tuck them under the birds

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...and that's it!  A cute card that you can send anytime to a friend for any occasion!

Happy Fall!  and Happy Crafting!

Anne Signature

 

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09/13/2023

Wed 13

Glittery Pumpkins on the Vine
by Anne Thompson

I've got more pumpkins--glittery ones on a glittery vine!

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to make this card

  • start with a plain white notecard and add a piece of green plaid paper 5 1/4 X 4 to the front; this plaid that was in my scrap box is from MAGNOLIA PLAID 6X6 PP1021
  •  die cut the MAGNOLIA LEAF BRANCH 94721 in green glitter paper from GLITZY GLITTER PAD GP1007

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  • die cut two pumpkins from orange glitter paper and their stems and leaves from green glitter paper, both from GLITZY GLITTER PAD GP1007 using the AUTUMN PUMPKIN 94690 die

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  • add the leafy branch to the front of the note card

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  • use glue dots to adhere the stems to the pumpkins
  • put dimensional foam in two different thicknesses on the center back of the pumpkins 
  • at this point I decided to orient the card with the fold at the top in order to place the pumpkins in the bottom right corner
  • loop the stems over the branch and adhere the pumpkins to the front of the card, one slightly higher and on top of the other
  • add one leaf to each pumpkin and place the other pumpkin leaves on the vine

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There's plenty of room to add an appropriate sentiment in the upper left once I decide who will get this card and for what occasion.  I've been doing this with most of the cards I've been making lately as I'm building up a stash of fall-themed cards and I don't send many at Halloween.  

Happy Crafting!

Anne Signature

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