Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Think Big

I love this stamp set

Card Instructions


Elegant Eggplant card base
Taken with Teal 4 x 5 1/4"
Old Olive 3 7/8 x 5 1/8"
Orchid Opulance 3 5/8 x 3 5/8"
Taken with Teal 3 1/2 x 3 1/2"
Small strip of Elegant Eggplant cardstock
Small piece white cardstock
Lavender Lace eyelet
Lavender embossing powder
Word Window Punch
Elegant Eggplant Classic Ink Pad
Always Artichoke Classic Ink Pad
Think Big stamp Set
All Wrapped Up stamp set
Pewter brads
Sanding block
Heating Tool
Patterned ribbon
Hole puncher
Repositional glue


  • Distress the edge of the 4 x 5 1/2" Take with Teal cardstock using the sanding block and mount on to card base.
  • On a piece of 1 x 1 1/2" cardstock using Versamark ink rubber stamp at the center "Thanks" from the Think Big stamp set.
  • Heat emboss with lavender embossing powder
  • Glue on to the Taken with Teal base using repositional glue approximately one inch above the lower right corner (you will later position a "window" for the sentiment to show through as shown in the picture)

  • Randomly rubber stamp the small flower from "All Wrapped Up" stamp set on to the Old Olive cardstock using Elegant Eggplant classic ink.
  • Distress the edge with the sanding block
  • Ink the sponge with Always Artichoke Classic Ink and shadow the distressed edge
  • At approximately 1 inch from the lower right corner punch with the Word Window Punch
  • Wrap ribbon through the punched window as shown in the picture and adhere.
  • Place the stamped Old Olive cardstock over the Taken with teal base and correct the postion of the temporary glued "thanks" sentimet so that the word "thanks" show through the window. Once positioned correctly, glue sentiment permanently
  • Attach to the stamped Old Olive cardstock using dimensionals to give it a 3D appearance. The "thanks" sentiment should appear through the window.

  • Rubber stamp the 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 Taken with Teal cardstock with the "Big" stamp from the Think Big stamp set using Versamark ink.
  • Heat emboss with Lavender embossing powder.
  • Distress the edge
  • Mat on to Orchid Opulance cardstock
  • Distress the edge
  • Sponge Elegant Eggplant ink around the distressed edge.
  • Rubber stamp white cardstock with the small flower from the "All Wrapped Up" stamp set. Color as desired.
  • Punch a hole in the center, apply eyelet, cut out and attach over the letter "i" using dimensionals.
  • Punch 2 tabs of Elegant Eggplant using the Word Window Punch
  • Fold the tabs and attach to the upper left and lower right corners
  • Punch a hole at the center of the tabs and attach the brads
  • Mount completed design on to the card as shown in the picture.

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