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White Embossed Patterns By Jennifer McGuire

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Make great impact by heat embossing in white on colorful paper.

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Hero Materials:

  • CH137 Medium Accent Pearl
  • CH150 Art Flowers Summer
  • PW110 Embossing Powder – White
  • K5103 Woodgrain Circle
  • S5093 DesignBlock: Birds and Branch
  • S5128 Flower Bursts
  • S5129 DesignBlock: Scattered Flowers
  • S5135 DesignBlock: Outline Flowers
  • S5141 DesignBlock: Four Leaf Grid
  • CL270 Sky’s the Limit
  • VC251 VersaMark Watermark Cube
  • PS544 Blush Notecards with Envelopes
  • PS545 Sunshine Notecards with Envelopes
  • PS546 Garden Notecards with Envelopes

Additional Materials:

  • Circle Punches (EK Success)
  • Sewing Machine

Instructions:

Brighter Scrapbook Layout

  1. Punch large circles from a variety of colorful notecards.
  2. Stamp the Design Block background images as well as the “life is brighter” message from the Sky’s the Limit set with Versamark ink and heat emboss with White Embossing Powder.
  3. Add to a white background. Mat with pink.
  4. Add a photo and Medium Accent Pearls.

Beautiful Day Card

  1. Punch three circles from colored notecards.
  2. Stamp backgrounds with Versamark ink and heat emboss with White Embossing Powder.
  3. Adhere to a Green Notecard that has been cut in half.
  4. Stamp the “have a beautiful day” greeting with Versamark ink and heat emboss with white.
  5. Add an Art Flower and Medium Accent Pearls.

Floral Card

  1. On a Peony Notecard, stamp the Scattered Flower image with Versamark ink and white heat emboss.
  2. Trim and round the corners. Add to Pink Notecard along with a strip cut from a Green Notecard.
  3. Add sewing machine stitching.
  4. Round the corners.

Variation:

Try embossing with clear powder instead for a more subtle look.

Tip:

Due to the large size of the DesignBlock images, they offer a fun way to cover lots of punched pieces at once.

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Thinking of You Tree By Jennifer McGuire

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Pair the Slanted Tree with the Woodgrain Circle to create a simple yet versatile card.

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Hero Materials:

  • CH117 Assorted Crystal Gemstones
  • K5103 Woodgrain Circle
  • CL140 Thinking of You Messages
  • AF101 Black Ink Pad
  • AF124 Soft Stone Shadow Ink

Additional Materials:

  • Color Pencils

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the woodgrain circle in the center of a white card with soft blue ink.
  2. Stamp the slanted tree and the message in black over the circle.
  3. Add color to the flowers and grass with color pencils.
  4. Embellish with gemstones.

Tip:

Challenge yourself to keep it simple by limiting your card to one layer.

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Kathy’s House

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Use your creativity to super size a stamped image.

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Hero Materials:

  • K5103 Woodgrain Circle
  • CL288 Scallop Borders
  • CL389 Mi Casa
  • AF192 Chipped Sapphire Distress Dye Ink Pad

Additional Materials:

  • Grunge Paper
  • Lace

Instructions:

  • Stamp the image on a transparency, place it on a projector and enlarge it to desired size. (Here shown at 4″x5″)
  • Loosely draw the enlarged image, cut the image into different pieces then trace the cut pieces with a ruler to get some nice straight lines.
  • Retrace the new straight images onto the Tim Holtz grunge board and cut them out
  • Paint everything except the dormer white.
  • Add texture by stamping the door with the Woodgrain stamp and emboss the body of the house with a Cuttlebug template.
  • Add color with distress inks. Sand in random places gave the house some more character and glued it all down with Glossy Accents.
  • Add some scraps of stamped paper to serve as wall papers in the window squares.
  • Add lace to the back windows on the house.

Tip:

Add texure to your cards for added interest.