Card of the Month 2013

The project kits will arrive at your home on a monthly schedule. The kits will contain all the velvet images, sayings, papers, an envelope, embellishments and "other" items needed to complete the card.  You will be able to print off the instructions and a completed sample of the cards. 

Program Prices:  $72.00 for 12 months plus $12.00 postage--total $84.00
                          $36.00 for 6 months plus $6.00 postage--total $42.00

 Price per individual card kit: $7.00 plus $1.00 for postage.   

 

COTM086  Hope 2013

Stamps by:  Rose and Stem by Heartlooms;  Hope by DeNami Design

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue
Pop Dots
Dries clear adhesive

Measurements:

Main card:  6 x 12
Folds to:  6 x 6
Decorative Panels:  5 3/4 x 5 3/4

Instructions:

1.  Place rose on support stock and detail trim.  Detail trim the other pieces as well.
2.  Layer on the decorative papers.
3.  Decide on your inside sayings and attach.
4.  Remove the Peel'n'Stick and attach the Hope to the main card.
5.  *******Remove only part of the Peel'n'Stick from the back of the stem.  Perhaps the top leaf would be the best.  Then, place that leaf down where you would like it.  Remove the rest of the Peel'n'Stick and finish attaching.  (I forgot that the stem can be a bit difficult to control when all the Peel'n'Stick is removed!).
6.  Using pop dots, attach the rose onto the main card.  Remember that the pop dots will not stick to velvet.
7.  Glue on your snowflakes and allow to dry.
8.  We wish you a blessed, safe, loving, and prosperous new year!
9.  I currently have four ideas for Valentine's Day!!!  Stay tuned....

COTM087  Love Bug Bag 2013

Stamps by:  All images by Heartlooms;  Saying by Azadi Earles

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue
Pop Dots
Dries clear adhesive
Small hole punch

 

***Project kit contains materials for the same design on both sides of the bag.***

Instructions:

1.  Place hearts onto support stock and detail trim.  Detail trim the other images as well.
2.  Using the dries clear adhesive, glue the hearts onto the butterfly.  Allow to dry.
3.  Remove just part of the Peel'n'Stick on the leaf.  (I am remembering myself!)   Place onto the bag.  Then, remove the rest of the Peel'n'Stick.
4.  Using pop dots, attach the heart to the bag.
5.  Repeat steps 3 and 4 on the opposite side of the bag.
6.  Layer on the decorative panel and Happy Valentine's Day saying.  ***Please note that the decorative panel is center, but the Valentine's Day panel is off to the lower right.  This is done to allow room for the hole for the ribbon.***
7.  Punch a hole in the gift card and thread the ribbon through.
8.  Tie the gift card onto the bag. 
9.  When the dries clear adhesive is completely dry, remove the Peel'n'stick and attach the butterflies to the bag.
10.  This bag combines two of my ideas for this year:  "A Love Bug" and the heart flower that is just so striking. 
11.  Happy Valentine's Day everyone!

 

COTM088  Surprise Kitty

Stamps by:  Pot by Heartlooms;  Kitty by Penny Black; Sayings are computer generated

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue
Pop Dots
Dries Clear Adhesive
Colored Pencils
Glitter Glue (or a lightweight glue with a lightweight glitter)


Measurements:

Main card:  7 x 10
Folds to: 5 x 7
Yellow Panel:  4 1/2 x 6 1/2
Decorative Panel:  4 1/4 x 6 1/4

Instructions:

1.  Place velvet pot onto support stock and detail trim.  ****You need to put a slit in the image for the kitty panel to slip down into.***
2.  Detail trim the kitty section.  From the sides under the flowers, you need to cut at a "V" angle of through the kitty's body.
3.  Color the kitty and flowers. 
4.  Layer on the cardstock and decorative panels.
5.  Layer on the inside sayings.
6.  Place the kitty section into the slit on the pot.  Tape the back for security.
7.  Using double stick tape, tape the pot flat onto the card (you could pop dot if you prefer).
8.  Using pop dots, secure the kitty to the card. 
9.  Layer on the Surprise!! saying.
10.  Using the dries clear adhesive, glue on the flower buttons.
11.  Using the glitter glue, add some sparkle to the flowers.  (I realize that you cannot see the sparkle through the internet).

COTM089 Strawberry Shortcake

Stamps by:  All stamps by Heartlooms;  Sayings are computer generated.

 

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue
Pop Dots

 

Measurements:

Main card:  7 x 10
Folds to: 5 x 7
White Panel:  4 1/2 x 6 1/2
Decorative Panel:  4 1/4 x 6 1/4

 

Instructions:

1.  Place strawberries and whipped cream onto support stock and detail trim.  Detail trim the "cake".
2.  Place all the decorative layers onto the main card.
3.  Layer on the inside sayings.
4.  Place the "cake" directly onto the main card.
5.  Position the strawberries and whipped cream and attach to the main card with pop dots.  Remember that pop dots do not stick to the velvet.
6.  Position the front saying onto the card.

COTM090  Potted Sunflower "Topiary"

Stamps by:  All stamps by Heartlooms;  Sayings are computer generated.

 

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue
Dries clear adhesive

 

Measurements:

Main card:  9 1/4 x 12
Folds to:  6 x 9 1/4
Sunflower Panel:  5 3/4 x 9
Gingham Panel:  4 x 7 1/2

 

Instructions:

1.  Place all images onto support stock and detail trim (I had not put the stems on support stock, but I wish I would have!).  Notice that there is a slit in the opening of the pot.
2.  Layer on the decorative panels.
3.  Layer on the inside sayings.
4.  Stick the two stems down into the flower pot.  Secure with tape to the back.
5.  Position the pot flat onto the card.
6.  Finish attaching the stems to the card.  They could be flat or a combination of flat and pop dotted.
7.  Pot dot the flowers onto the main card.  Remember that pop dots do not stick to the velvet.
8.  Using dries clear adhesive, glue on the button, rhinestones, and bow.  Allow to dry.
9.  I have often wondered why the company makes yellow heart rhinestones....now we know!

 

 

COTM091  Happy Halloween 2013

Stamps by:  Candy Corn by Heartlooms;  Sayings are computer generated

Supplies needed:

Double stick tape or glue

Measurements:

Main card:  7 x 10
Folds to:  5 x 7
Decorative Panel:  4 3/4 x 6 3/4

Instructions:

 Half of the candy corns are completed and half are for you to do. 

The instructions are: 
1.  Detail trim the lines that are going to be assembled together.  Normally, we tell you NOT to cut too close;  this time, however, you must cut closely. 

2..  To assemble:

a) Place the bottom section onto a piece of cardstock large enough for the whole image.

b)  Next, position the middle section onto the cardstock being sure to line up as closely as possible.

c)  Third, position the top section onto the cardstock.

d)  Lastly, detail trim the outside of the final image.  This time, do stay out from the edge a bit.

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3.  Place the decorative paper onto the main card.
4.  Tape or glue on the candy corns.
5.  Tape or glue on your sayings.
6.  Once the candy corns are together, the card is a piece of cake!
7.  Happy Halloween, everyone!