Yes, it is another bird card! This is from “Take It to Heart,” a set from the Occasions mini catalog. (I know, I know…this still isn’t a “last chance for Holiday mini catalog items!” post.) We had our team meeting yesterday, with a “crafting day” before the meeting. A few of us came early to work on some projects. Liz did some amazing things with MDS downloads and the new framelits. Sandy worked on Christmas cards. And I ate cookies, so I didn’t get very much done. I did manage to squeak out two cards – one for today and one for our blog hop in January.
Stamps: Take It to Heart*, Fresh Vintage+, Teeny Tiny Wishes; Ink: Versamark; Stampin’ Write Markers – Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Suede, Pink Pirouette, More Mustard, Baja Breeze, Elegant Eggplant; Paper: Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder; Other: Framelits – Hearts, Labels collections*, White/Wisteria Wonder baker’s twine*, In Color designer brads, sponge, Big Shot, Petals-a-plenty embossing folder, stampin’ dimensionals, Simply Sent Sweet Moments, 2-way glue pen, Basic jewels – pearls, black embossing powder, heat tool (*Available Jan. 4 in the Occasions mini catalog; +Free Sale-a-bration product, available Jan. 24-March 31; all other products available in the 2011-12 Stampin’ Up!® Idea Book & Catalog)
I had a couple of the Sweet Moments Simply Sent cards left, so I threw them in my bag on the way out the door yesterday. I thought the “hearts” framelits would be fun to use on this. I heat embossed the bird image with black powder, then colored it with markers. I added a tag, cut everything out with the framelits, sponged the edges and I was done! This is a “trifold” card, so the bottom of the heart actually lifts up . Then the Wisteria Wonder part of the card folds down, and you have a huge 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ writing area inside. That’s wonderful for those of us who tend to be a little, um, chatty! To hold this closed, I added a dot of 2-way glue behind the bottom of the heart and let it dry. Now it’s “re-stickable.” Of course, by the time I finish playing with it to be sure it’s still sticky, it won’t be, so I’ll have to add more.
I have an appointment with the eye doctor this afternoon. I don’t know what he’s going to do, but it involves heavy duty drops. He promised that I won’t be able to focus until sometime tomorrow. That’s not good news at all, since I have an appointment for a haircut late tomorrow morning. Oh, well…it’s not far, so if I can’t drive, can always walk, right? The exercise and fresh air will be good.
Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderfulday.