Saturday, 23 June 2018

Milestone birthday concertina card with Large Letter framelits



Hi everyone,

It's that time of the month again - time for the Inspireink blog hop. Together with a few other Pootles team members, today we are hopping with a theme of "Milestone Birthday".



Now previously I would have automatically turned towards the Large Number dies for this challenge but of course they have now retired so I had to put my thinking cap on. It is my youngest daughter's 21st birthday on July 3rd so I needed a card for her. Sadly she will not be at home but in West Virginia, USA, on her birthday so getting it made early and in the mail was a bonus. Just hope she doesn't read my blog!

So this is the card I made for her:


Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

I turned to the Large Letter dies instead of the numbers, to spell out "Twenty One". And I had so much fun using some of our new colours to make my bright and colourful rainbow.

This card demonstrates so well how brilliantly Stampin' Up! colours co-ordinate. I have used card stock, DSP (patterned papers) and inks and they all match perfectly which made it so easy to make this card. 

I made a belly band to hold the card together when folded up and ready to send.


Happy birthday gorgeous Stampin Up

I have made a video tutorial to show you how I made my card. I'll post it tomorrow so be sure to come back to see that!


Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

Meanwhile, I'll just leave you with some other examples of concertina cards I have made - this really is a very versatile design!

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!


Hopefully see you tomorrow. Until then, keep hopping around to see some fantastic projects! Next coming up is Hannah - go see her fabulous project!




Jill xx

All the products I have used to make this project are all available from my online shop. Simply click "Shop Now" button on the top of this page or click any of the images below to go direct to that item in my online Stampin’ Up! shop.


If you order from my online shop please use my monthly shopping code (below) to receive a free thank you gift from me as I really appreciate your business. If you would prefer a more personal service, have any questions or need help with your order, please either send me an email or give me a ring. I'll be more than happy to help. You can also find me on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube - links on the left of this page.



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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Share What You Love card from On Stage

Hi everyone,

Today I have a card for you using products from the Share What You Love suite. This was one of the "make and take"s from the bi-annual Stampin' Up! On Stage event last April. 


Share What You Love Stampin Up

As soon as my daughter saw this card she commented "That's nice but it doesn't look like one of your cards!" which left me wondering if my style is really so predictable that she can so easily pick out a card which is not one of my designs! But she is right - this card has far more going on than I would normally have. This is the photo from the original make and take pack:

Share What You Love Stampin Up



Share What You Love Stampin Up

As you can see I've changed it up a little bit. I was running out of thank you cards in my stash so decided to make this card as a thank you. I've made a little video tutorial so you can see how the card was put together. Watch it HERE or click on the image below.




The measurements you will need are:

METRIC
Mint Macaron card blank - 21cm x 15cm - score on the long side at 10.5cm
Vellum panel - 8cm x 11cm
DSP panel - 10cm x 7.5cm
DSP panel - 10cm x 2cm


IMPERIAL
Mint Macaron card blank - 8 1/4"cm x 6 ins - score on the long side at 4 1/8 ins
Vellum panel - 3 1/8 ins x 4 1/4 ins
DSP panel - 4 ins x 3 ins
DSP panel - 4 ins x 3/4 ins


That's it for today - off to bake a chocolate vegan birthday cake for my oldest daughter who was 25 today. Taking her out for lunch tomorrow. Here she is during our recent family holiday to New York.




Back soon,

Jill xx


All the products I have used to make this project are all available from my online shop. Simply click "Shop Now" button on the top of this page or click any of the images below to go direct to that item in my online Stampin’ Up! shop. 



If you order from my online shop please use my monthly shopping code (below) to receive a free thank you gift from me as I really appreciate your business. If you would prefer a more personal service, have any questions or need help with your order, please either send me an email or give me a ring. I'll be more than happy to help. You can also find me on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube - links on the left of this page.

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