Thursday, July 2, 2015

Celebrating Creativity - Day 2

Today I'm continuing with my Tin of Cards creations.  This project kit comes with the tin, 9 dividers, and supplies to make 16 cards, 4 each of 4 designs.  It costs $27 and holds standard sized cards! You can either get with your demonstrator to make these cards or purchase the Tin of Cards stamp set to complete them!  The supplies are listed at the bottom of this post.

Did you know that if you use the Stampin' Pierce Mat under your projects when you use the photopolymer stamps that it will give you a clean crisp image every time?  Try it out next time you are using these stamps!

This post is about the multi-striped card in the kit.  The instructions have you inserting the striped (pre-printed) paper into the card front.  Then you stamp on a small or large banner and adhering it to the front.  Then you add a few great gold epoxy hearts and you are done!  I did change the ink to be the Memento Black on this vs the Mint Macaroon in the instructions.  I was afraid my pad would bite the dust during a class and I like the black as it coordinates with the printed doodle around the card!

You can also change the placement of the gold hearts for a different look.

I also tried stamping directly on the paper and it shows up great when using the Memento Black ink.

Finally, I thought a photo would go great in the front of this card.  Just cut it down to 5 1/4 x 4 and adhere to the card.  Be careful when assembling though so you don't have to move it.  I did and had to cover the adhesive that got on the photo with those little hearts!  And this photo makes me smile so I just stamped "Happy" on the front and thought I'd send it for any number of reasons! (Photo provided by Heidi Hagman Photography).

While the kit is on backorder until mid-July, I still think it's a great purchase for either a gift or for yourself.  You can make cards fitting any occasion with it and you can use the stamp set to make other cards as you'll see this weekend. 

To make this tin and all these cards on your own, you'll need these supplies!
You'll also need some general crafting supplies.  Here is what I recommend in every crafting kit.
If you order online, please use hostess code E9K9QN9B.
Have a craftastic day,

1 comment:

  1. I love this card using the picture of Michael! It is perfect!!


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