Wednesday, May 29, 2013

June 2013 class projects

June totally got away from me and with Don sick most of the month, then water issues downstairs, it wasn't the best month.  Here's the projects we did in June and if you missed them, the girls had fun.  Hope you can make it to the next class.    Call me for a class seat.  336-764-3546.
June 2013 Stamp class at Joan Lowder’s                    Surprise, 4 projects.  My b’day gift to you. 
Card 1 and 2 are very similar.  Keep it simple flowers” 

Just different stamps and one does not have a white insert but rather the flower cut out and pop dotted.  Keep in mind some flowers are just easier to cut out.   Stamp your flowers in a scallop pattern leaving room at the bottom for the words.  Maybe you’ll want to do the words first.   
Sets:  Petal Prints (yellow daisy) & Fifth Avenue Floral for the white flower
Card #3
Using Designer Paper, measure out the front of the card on scrap cardstock for your template and then add your scallop
And use this template over and over.  I free handed the hold punches.  Punch one butterfly out of white cardstock and at least 2 butterflies out of the designer paper that matches or coordinates, one for the front and one for the inside.  Viola, a quick and simple card.  I like it.  Inspired by Pinterest.
Card #4 
Simply stamp on a sponged background sponged 3 colors (in this case: Certainly Celery, Baja Breeze, and Marina Mist)  for the background.  Soft is better as you can add more color.  You could also do this with sunset colors.   
Card:  Pool Party cardstock
Cardstock:  White piece  2 1/8 x 4 5/8”          Layered onto Midnight Muse  (In color 2011-2013) 2 5/16 x 4 7/8”          Scraps of:  Certainly Celery (retired 7/2013) punch Lg. Oval;   Midnight Muse (Retired 7/2013) punch Oval

1 comment:

Celia Cawthon said...

Your cards are BEAUTIFUL, Joan!

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