Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Summer is for Weddings! - Scrapping Cottage

Hello Scrapping Cottage Fans!

Summer is traditionally about weddings!  So with that in mind Cottage Cutz had just released 20 wedding dies that are just beautiful! Today I am using two of the new dies for a sweet little wedding card that is sure to please!

Design Steps:
1.  Use a vanilla A2 card base and cut a slightly smaller piece of gold and glue to front of card base.  Then emboss a piece of vanilla card stock that is 4 x 5 1/4 and glue to gold

 2.  Cut out a gold Mr & Mrs using the new Cottage Cutz Mr. & Mrs with Hearts.  And also cut out a gold dove swing using the new Cottage Cutz Pair of Doves die
 3.  Using the new Cottage Cutz Pair of Doves die cut out the doves with vanilla card stock and ink around the edges
4.  To bring more dimension to the doves use a stylus and go around the belly to make it rounded and popped a little
 5.  Glue the Mr & Mrs to the card front
6.  Glue the dove swing to the bottom loop of the Mr. and Mrs. and added a heart for the attachment to the loop.  Then using dimensional dots to pop up the doves and hearts

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I love all of the new release wedding dies and I think you will too! The new dies are in the online store for a limited time at 25% off CLICK HERE to go shopping!



Saturday, July 15, 2017

Flamingo Fun - Pink and Main

Good Morning Pink and Main Friends!

Today I am sharing another fun summer card featuring the Sending Waves stamp set, Beach Babe paper pad and several of our wonderful shape dies.
Design Steps:

  1. Use a teal A2 card base cut a slightly smaller piece of white and glue to the front. Use the Beach Babe DP and cut out a piece 4 x 5 1/4 then glue to the white
  2. Again use the Beach Babe DP pink pattern and cut a square using the Rounded Corner Square Stitch die glue to the card front as shown
  3. Cut a 4 x 1 1/4 strip of Green Striped Beach Babe DP and glue over the pink square as shown
  4. Using the Pink and Main Scallop Circle die cut a teal circle and glue to card front
  5. Using the Pink and Main Stitched Circle die cut a white circle and glue to the teal scallop circle
  6. Stamp the images from Sending Waves and color with copics:Y21 - YR23 - RV55, 66
  7. Cut the images with coordinating dies from Sending Waves and then stamp the sentiment from Sun Kissed Greets stamp set and mat on teal yardstick
  8. Pop all the images to you card front with dimensional dots
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I hope you give this fun summer card a try.  The stamp set is just full of wonderful and fun summer images!

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sweet New Baby - Scrapping Cottage

Good Morning!

Hello Scrapping Cottage friends!  I am sharing one of our recently release baby dies.  And I am pairing it with a new release Expressions Word die.  The baby dies make such sweet cards it is hard for me to give them away!

Design Steps:

1.  Use an A2 white card base.  Cut two pieces of designer paper 5 x 3 3/4 and stagger them then glue  to the front as shown
 2.  Using orange, white, gray and blue DP cut out the Cottage Cutz Stork with Baby

3.  Use copic markers to add highlights and color baby's face.  Glue all the pieces together
 4.  Cut the Cottage Cutz Tea Time Doily out of white card stock and cut DP with the Cottage Cutz Cross Stitched Circle die then glue together
 5.  Put dimensional squares on the back of the stork and pop it to the center of the circle

6.  On white card stock using Cottage Cutz Expressions Plus Sweet die, cut out the word sweet three times and glue them together
7.  Glue the word sweet to the card and stamp new baby in blue ink mat then glue under sweet

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I hope you give this card a try.  It was simple and fun plus you could make a girl or a boy baby card just by changing up the papers!

Blessings and Thanks for Stopping By!


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Christmas in July! - Pink and Main

Good Morning Pink and Main Friends!

Believe it or not a number of card makers start to make there Christmas cards in July!  I have gotten a one card head start with this one!  It is sure hard to make Christmas cards when it is over 90 degrees!!

Design Steps:

  1. Use an A2 white card base. Cut a strip 5 1/4 x 2 1/2 of light blue cards stock and run it through a cloud embossing folder. Next cut 2 5 1/4 x 2 inch pieces of with card sock, and last cuta 5 1/4 x 2 inch piece of Pink and Main Designer paper Shades of Spring.
  2. Glue the embossed blue card stock down first then the Designer paper a last the white hills.
  3. Use a punch to cut the glitter icicles and glue to the top of the card
  4. Stamp the penguins from the Pink and Main set Oh Deer.  Color with copics: BG70, 72, 75, 78 - Y23 - R20 - C4, 6, 8
  5. Using the Coordinating dies from the Oh Deer set cut out the penguin and pop to the card front
  6. Stamp the sentiment from the Pink and Main Oh Deer set as shown then add snowflakes
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I hope this gives you a little push to start making just a few of those oh so many Christmas cards that you have to make in 6 months!! 



Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Flip Flop Fun - Scrapping Cottage

Good Morning Scrapping Cottage Friends!

I thought it would be fun to do a card featuring my favorite summer shoes!  Yes you guessed it Flip Flops.  I don't know what I would do without them!

Design Steps:
 1.  Using the Flip Flop die cut out the shoes using yellow and pink card stock.  Ink the edges of the shoes with coordinating ink colors.  Glue the pink tops to the yellow and the yellow tops to the pink
 2.  Cut out 3 waves using the Wave Border die.  I used 2 different colors of blue card stock
 3. Cut out a 2 x 5 1/8 inche piece of kraft card stock, Cut out a 4 x 5 1/8 piece of designer cloud paper and a 51/4 x 4 1/8 piece of teal card stock
 4.  Run the kraft card stock through the embossing machine.  Glue the cloud paper and kraft paper to the team card stock
5.  Staggering the waves glue them together then glue to card.  Pop dot the flip flops to the card and add a flower rhinestone to the shoes.  Finally stamp your sentiment and pop to card front

Hope your summper is going great!  And you get a chance to put on those flip flops and head to the beach on just sit by the pool!



Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jelly Fish Fun! - Pink and Main

Good Morning Pink and Main Friends!

Today I am playing with the new set called Seas the Day!  All of the little sea critters have the cutest faces.  I chose to use the jelly fish to make my card for you today.

Design steps:

  1. Use an A2 white card stock base. Cut a slightly smaller piece of light blue paper and glue it to the card front
  2. I used my Cricut to cut the wavy background you can use any die that you may have.  Glue it to the blue
  3. Cut a 2 x 4 inch piece of vellum and glue to the center of the card.  Use the Pink and Main thanks die and cut it out in black then glue to the vellum of to the left side as shown
  4. Stamp 3 jelly fish from the set Seas the Day and color with copics: BG10, 11, 23 - R32, 35, 37 - V20, 22, 25, 28
  5. Cut the jelly fish out with matching dies pop to the card and add sequins
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Thanks for stopping by!