Monday, April 27, 2015

Big Wishes!

A sweet pastel birthday card using Hey Cupcake & Birthday Girl.  So cute!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Birthday Balloons!

I just love the Amuse Studio Birthday Balloons stamp set paired with the cute sentiment from Birthday Girl!  

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Wanna Join the Fun?

We have a great Consultant Starter Kit promotion going on now thru the end of May.  Click HERE for more details.  
Friday, April 24, 2015

Sweet Shop!

I love the simple design of this card by the designers at Amuse Studio.  

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Sweet Shop
Card stock:  Sugar
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Other:  Celebration Washi Tape, Star Twinkle Stickers, Copic Markers, 3D Adhesive
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mini Gift Boxes

Cute little mini gift boxes for a small surprise!  

Amuse Studio Products:   SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Starry Night Background
Card stock:  Marigold
Ink:  Neon Pink
Other:  Poppy Satin Ribbon, Small Bow Die, Mini glue dots

Marigold card stock 2" x 8 ½" (2 pieces)
Watermelon card stock 2 " x 8" (for bow die cut)

Score each Marigold card stock strip at 2", 4", 6" and 8".  For a larger box, start with a 2 ½" x 11" card stock piece and score at 2 ½", 5", 7 ½" and 10".  

Stamp Starry Night Background image along each card stock strip in Neon Pink Ink.  Fold each card stock strip along the score lines.  Adhere ½" tabs to create a closed square from each strip.  Insert squares into each other to create a closed cube shape.  

Wrap Poppy Satin ribbon around the four sides of the box and adhere at the top.  Die cut the small bow from Watermelon card stock.  Assemble the bow and adhere to the top of the box using mini glue dots.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Best Day Ever!

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Best Day Ever
Card stock:  Margarita
Ink: Onyx Versafine, Neon Pink
Other:  Circle Nestabilities, Birthday Balloon Die Set, Neon Washi Tape, Tuxedo Washi Tape, Onyx Baker's Twine

Score the Margarita card stock at 5" to make a 4 bar size card base, finished card measures 3 ½" x 5".  

Die cut a circle in card front using Nestabilities Circles Small.  Position one of the balloon dies so that the bottom (balloon tie) cuts the very bottom edge of the circle on the card front to make a large balloon shaped window.  

Stamp the sentiment in the center of the balloon window in Neon Pink Ink.  Stamp the sentiment again (shifted slightly) in Versafine Onyx ink to create a 3D effect.  

Place strips of Neon Pink and Black stripe washi tape on the bottom of the card front.  Tie Onyx baker's twine around the card front above the washi tape.  
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bring on the Fun Card!

A very festive birthday card for anyone on your list!

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Fiesta, Birthday Balloons
Card stock:  Mermaid, Onyx, Sugar, Watermelon, Marigold
Ink:  Onyx Versafine
Other:  Mini Banners Die Set, Mini Blooms Die Set, Bermuda Sequins, Onyx Organdy Polka Dot Ribbon, Glue dots

Card base:  Mermaid 7" x 6 ¾" scored at left
Onyx card stock: 1 ¾" x 1 ¾" (3 pieces)
Sugar card stock: 1 ½" x 1 ½" (3 pieces)
Watermelon card stock: 1 ½" x 1 ½" (for die cut)
Marigold card stock: 1 ½" x 1 ½" (for die cut)
Plus small scraps of Watermelon & Marigold card stock for hat tops

Score Mermaid card stock at 3 ½" to make a card base measuring 3 ½" x 6 ¾". Stamp the sentiment in Onyx Versafine Ink on one of the Sugar card stock squares.  

Die cut triangle shape banner from Watermelon & Marigold card stock pieces.  Die cut small flower shape from the Mini Blooms die set out of the scraps of Watermelon and Marigold card stock.  

Stamp small dot image in Onyx Versafine ink on the Watermelon triangle.  Stamp the small star image in Onyx Versafine ink on the Marigold triangle.  Adhere the small flower shapes to the tops of the hats.  

Adhere the hats to the Sugar card stock squares using 3D foam adhesive.  Adhere the Sugar card stock squares to the Onyx card stock layers. Adhere the layers to the right side of the card base.  

Embellish the frames with the Bermuda sequins with mini glue dots.  Tie the Polka dot organdy ribbon around the left side of the card base. 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Birthday Treat Bags!

I just love these little treats bags - and how the birthday words are stamped on the white stripe!  

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Fiesta
Cardstock:  Margarita
Ink:  Onyx Versafine
Other:  Small Onyx Diagonal Stripe Treat Bags AWDS100, Super stick tape sheets, Star Trio die set, Lemon Whip Glitter, Neon Washi Tape Trio, Onyx Baker's twine, Bermuda crepe paper

Margarita cardstock 2" x 2" for star die cut

Stamp Happy Birthday in Onyx Versafine ink along the white diagonal stripes on the treat bag.  

Cut a 2" x 2" piece from a super stick tape sheet.  Peel off one side of the backing and adhere to the Margarita card stock piece.  Position the medium star die in the center of the Margarita card stock square and die cut.  Running the die through the machine twice helps to cut through the the tape backing.  

Remove the second backing from the star die cut and add the Lemon Whip glitter.  Cover the entire shape with glitter and tap off excess.  Adhere the glittered star to the front of the treat bag.  

Wrap neon pink washi tape around the bottom of the treat bag.  Tie Onyx Baker's twine around the bottom of the treat bag.  Accordion fold pieces of Bermuda crepe paper and snip tiny strips to fill the treat bag.  

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Pillow Box Treat!

A cute treat box made out of the Amuse Studio pillow box die.  

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Birthdays Inside and Out
Card stock:  Onyx Petite Polka Dot, Watermelon, Mermaid, Marigold, Margarita
Ink:  Versamark
Other:  White Embossing Powder, Pillow Box die, Static Magic Pouch, Mini Banner Die Set, ¼" super stick tape, Medium cellophane bags, Onyx Organdy Ribbon

Onyx Polka Dot card stock 4" x 5 ½" (2 pieces to cut pillow box die)
Watermelon, Mermaid, Marigold, Margarita card stock to cut banner pieces

Die cut pillow box pieces from Onyx Polka Dot card stock.  Prep one pillow box piece with static magic.  Locate where the bottom of the box will be, both piece should have a table at the bottom.  

Stamp the sentiment in the bottom center of the pillow box die piece in Versamark ink.  Emboss the sentiment using white embossing powder.  

Die cut the fishtail banner shapes from Watermelon, Mermaid, Marigold and Margarita card stock.  Adhere the banner pieces across the top edge of the pillow box front.  Trim banner pieces down if necessary to allow room for the sentiment below.  

Assemble the pillow box using ¼" super stick tape along the bottom tabs leaving the top open.  Adhere the side tabs.  

Fill medium cellophane bag with treats and insert in the treat holder.  Tie the bag closed with Onyx organdy ribbon.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Team Card Swap

I was so excited to get these cards in the mail from a Birthday Swap that I participated in with other Amuse Studio Consultants.  Love all the creativity!! Thank you Ladies!
Friday, April 17, 2015

Today Is Your Day!

A fun card I created for a Card Swap using new stamps from the Amuse Studio April Collection called Birthday Icons!  

Amuse Studio Products:    SHOP AMUSE STUDIO

Stamps:  Be Brave (March Collection), Birthday Icons (April Collection), Mod Backgrounds 1
Card stock:  Papaya Pinstripe Card base, Papaya Polka Dot, Sugar
Ink:  Marigold, Onyx Versafine
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Fishtail Pennant Die Set (trimmed ¼" on both long sides), Papaya Organdy Ribbon, Birthday Icons Die Set, Be Brave Die Set, Circle Nestabilities, Hole Punch, Copic Marker Y35, Copic Colorless Blender, Quickie Glue Pen, Diamond Glitter

Thursday, April 16, 2015

You're Cool!

A fun card by the designers at Amuse Studio using We All Scream stamp set which is part of the April Collection.  So cool!