Monday, January 04, 2016

A Lighthearted Goodbye


It's always hard to say goodbye to things you love. But, today it's time to say an official farewell to what has become one of my favorite stamp sets from the Holiday catalog. Yes, today, January 4 2016, is the very last day to order your favorites from this years Holiday catalog. Of all the stamp sets I purchased this is probably the one I used the most, (and the only one of them being retired lol). It's the Lighthearted Leaves Stamp set. It's also the set I used for one of my very first online classes. For those wondering what the workshop projects are like, I have decided to share the class projects from this class here on my blog.



1. Form a 4¼ x 5½-inch card from Crumb Cake cardstock.
2. Cut a 4 x 5¼-inch piece from Real Red cardstock; adhere to Delightful Dijon cardstock; trim a small border.
3. Cut a 1½ x 5¼-inch piece from Delightful Dijon cardstock; adhere to layered panel.
4. Cut a 1¼ x 5¼-inch piece from Crumb Cake cardstock. Using photo as a guide, stamp Lighthearted Leaves images using Delightful Dijon and Real Red ink.** Adhere to layered panel as shown.
5. Cut a 1 x 2-inch piece from Delightful Dijon cardstock; V-notch end using Banner Triple Punch. Adhere to panel.
6. Wrap panel with burlap string adhering ends of thread to back of panel; staple in place using mini stapler. Adhere panel to card front.
7. Stamp sentiment onto card front using Early Espresso ink.


1. Form a 4¼ x 5½-inch top-fold card from Crumb Cake cardstock; round bottom corners using corner punch.
2. Stamp bottom right corner of card front twice with Gorgeous Grunge image using Delightful Dijon ink as shown.
3. Stamp sentiment onto card front using Real Red ink.
4. Wrap top edge of panel using burlap string adhering ends to card front so they will be covered by banner.
5. Cut a 1¼ x 3¼-inch piece from Delightful Dijon cardstock. Adhere to Real Red cardstock; trim a small border along sides as shown.6. Referring to photo, stamp Gorgeous Grunge line image using Delightful Dijon ink and Lighthearted Leaves image using Real Red ink; V-notch end using Banner Triple Punch. Staple top edge of banner; adhere to card front.



1. Form a 4¼ x 5½-inch card from Real Red cardstock.
2. Cut a 3¾ x 5-inch piece from Crumb Cake cardstock. Adhere to Delightful Dijon cardstock; trim a small border. Adhere to card front.
3. Cut a 2 x 4¼-inch piece from Delightful Dijon cardstock; stamp multiple times with Gorgeous Grunge image using Delightful Dijon ink. V-notch end using Banner Triple Punch.
4. Cut a 1½ x 4-inch piece from Real Red cardstock; V-notch end using Banner Triple Punch.
5. Cut a 1 x 3¾-inch piece from Crumb Cake cardstock. Stamp Lighthearted Leaves images using Delightful Dijon and Real Red ink; V-notch end using Banner Triple Punch.**
6. Layer and adhere banner pieces together as shown. Wrap top edge of banners with burlap string securing ends to back of banner, staple twice in an “X” pattern. Adhere banner to card front.
7. Stamp “Believe” onto card front as shown using Delightful Dijon ink.

**TIPS:
When creating Crumb Cake stamped panels, stamp a full sheet of cardstock at once then cut down to use for multiple cards.
Create stapled panels before adhering to card base in order to keep inside of card neat and clean.


Products Used

NOTE: Last day to purchase the Lighthearted Leaves stamp set, featured in the above projects is 1/4/16



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