Sparkles Sparkly Snowflake Slimline Card

Hi everyone! I’m back this month with another card using my Sparkles Snowman Happy Holidays Clear Stamp Set! I would have had this blog post out sooner but came down with a nasty cold that took forever to get over and a wedding album to finish while not feeling my best. UGH! But anyway, I’m back and getting better each day.

I started by placing the snowman face stamp onto the MISTI Stamping Tool, inking with Black Ink (waterproof) and stamping an assortment of images onto Cardstock and Watercolor Paper so I could work on projects as I found time. Also some of the images didn’t stamp clean but, no problem, I made them work for each project I created (more projects to come later). A side note I forgot to use the magnet to hold the paper down and that is how I didn’t get a clear image…totally my fault.

This image was one that it didn’t stamp clean so I decided to to use pastels to add “smudges” around the eyes, nose and mouth so the image wasn’t a complete loss. I hate wasting the watercolor and cardstock! I filled in eyes, nose and mouth with chalk pastels and Colored Pencils.

I used the Journal Diecut to cut the card base for a regular slimline card. I folded a piece of cardstock in half and used Washi tape to hold in place on the diecut. I made sure the card was 3 1/2″ across when I placed on the diecut before running through the Diecut Machine. A regular slimline card measures 3 1/2″x 8 1/2″ and will fit into a #10 size envelope. I added a snowflake patterned piece of cardstock, a stripe of patterned cardstock to the card base, matted the snowman image, added Foam Pop Dots to the back before adding to one end of the base.

I stamped the sentiment and matted to a piece of cardstock before gluing both, sentiment and snowflake ornament, to the base. I have a box of these snowflake ornaments that I got for dirt cheap so I use them regularly in various projects. All I do is cut off the “hanger” if I’m going to use it in a project like this.

I forgot to add that I applied glitter glue to the eyes of the snowman and there you have it! Also if you aren’t following Blank Page Muse on their social medias you can find them on:

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Supplies

Blank Page Muse/Tonya Trantham: Sparkles Snowman Happy Holidays Clear Stamp Set

MISTI Stamping Tool

Black Ink

Watercolor Paper

Patterned and Plain Cardstocks

Colored Pencils

Chalk Pastels

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Journal Diecut

Diecut Machine

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Zip Dry Adhesives

Foam Pop Dots

Snowflake Ornament

Glitter Glue

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This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Blank Page Muse, Tonya Trantham Designs and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Friday is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Here’s to a New Year Card

Hi everyone! Did you celebrate the new year with family or just kept it low key? I spent the day with my son, daughter in law, grandson and other family members doing a late Christmas. We watched my two year old grandson get excited about presents and it was nice just to be around family for the day. Anyway, I wanted to share a quick card I created for the new year. I used Eileen Hull’s Journal Diecut to create the slimline card base and Authentique Calendar Collection Paper Pad (January set).

I placed a folded Solid Colored Cardstock from the Paper Pad slightly below the score line on the diecut and run through the Diecut Machine. I adhered a mat along with a strip of patterned cardstock and a lace shaped diecut to the base of the card. I matted two of the cut a parts from the paper pad with glittered cardstock. The sentiment I glued to the one side of the card and the angel cut a part I added Foam Pop Dots to the back before placing at an angle next to the sentiment.

I cut several of the Wreath with vines and flowers Diecuts (Spellbinder retired), shaped and adhered under and around the angel image. I also added flat back pearls to the center of the flowers, gold leaves and thread to the card. I finished by matting the Happy New Year sentiment with glitter cardstock and adhering above the angel. I used the seal diecut from the Bookplate, Hinge and Label Diecuts (retired) and cut out in glitter cardstock I also cut the number one out of off white cardstock from the Number Cut and Emboss Diecuts. The number I cut the bottom off and a little of the top before adhering to seal and adding next to the Happy New Year sentiment. I hope this has inspired you to get out your supplies and create something today and as always if you have questions about this project please let me know.

Supplies

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Journal Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Bookplate, Hinge and Label Diecuts (retired)

Authentique: Calendar Collection Paper Pad

Diecut Machine

Foam Pop Dots

Spellbinders: Wreath Diecuts (retired)

Momenta: Number Cut and Emboss Diecuts

Various Scraps of Cardstock and Glitter Cardstock

Gold Thread

Flat Back Pearls

Scissors

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

Paper Cutter

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Sizzix, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Wednesday is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Thinking of You Slimline Card

Hey everyone! I know it has been a minute since my last post but I am back with a quick card I created. Have you seen and heard of slimline cards? It apparently the newest thing to create or I’m just now seeing them (I’m always late to the party) and I thought why not try to make one myself?

The slimline card measures 3.5″x8.5″ (folded) and will fit into a number 10 size envelope ( business size). Instead of measuring and cutting the cardstock to the exact measurements I used Eileen Hull’s Journal Diecut to cut out the base of the card. All I did was fold the cardstock in half and place it where the indention in the diecut that creates the spine wouldn’t cut into the paper. (I used a different cardstock to practice on in the photo below) I used a little washi tape to hold the cardstock in place while I ran it through the Diecut Machine.

I stamped onto a piece of Watercolor Paper the butterfly from the Tim Holtz’s Perspective Stamp Set and the Thinking of You and label stamps from the Simple Sayings Stamp Set in a water proof Black Ink. I used an assortment of inks from my stash to watercolor the butterfly and once dry I fussy cut the butterfly and sentiment out. I used an oval shaped embossing folder on a piece of cardstock (this is from Brenda Walton and is retired) and two other pieces of cardstock that I adhered together to mat the butterfly. I added Foam Pop Dots to the back before placing on the card base. I also matted the sentiment with a scrap piece of cardstock and glued underneath the butterfly.

I think I will have to make more of these! They are so easy to create using the Journal Diecut to make the card base with! As always if you have any questions about this project please let me know.

Supplies

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Journal Diecut

Diecut Machine

Watercolor Paper

Tim Holtz: Perspective Stamp Set

Tim Holtz: Simple Sayings Stamp Set

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Watercolor Brush

Foam Pop Dots

Various Patterned Cardstocks

Black Ink

Various Inks or Watercolors

MISTI Stamping Tool

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Wednesday is wonderful and enjoy creating!