Day 3 of 10 Days of Halloween: Baby Shark & Family Corner Bookmark – Kids Craft

Day 3 of 10 Days of Halloween: Baby Shark & Family Corner Bookmark – Kids Craft

Hi Everyone! What’s spookier than a family of sharks!? And how fun to add this to your treat bag! Or put a little candy inside his Baby Shark mouth 🙂 Or better yet, have your children or grandkids make for their friends for Halloween.

Start with a 6″ x 6″ cardstock.

  • Baby Shark – Daffodil Delight
  • Mommy Shark – Melon Mambo
  • Daddy Shark – Pacific Point
  • Grandma Shark – Grapefruit Grove
  • Grandpa Shark – Granny Apple Green

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See photos below to assemble! My description steps will following the order of the pictures:

  1. Start with point at top.
  2. Bring bottom point up to top point. Use bone folder for crisp fold.
  3.  You now have a triangle. Bring right bottom point up to meet top point. Use bone folder.
  4. Repeat left point.
  5. Unfold.
  6. Take the front layer top point directly down to the fold. This creates the pocket.
  7.  Take the right side point and bring in up and tuck inside the “pocket”. The pocket will not fully develop until booth sides tucked.
  8.  Take the left side point and  tuck into the pocket.

Now we need some shark accessories! Turn it around so the tucked part is up to the top of your work surface as shown:
Materials for the shark:

  • 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ squares – 1 Whisper White, 1 Petal Pink  – Free hand cut at the diagonal
  •  1″ x 3-1/2″ Whisper White
  •  2″ x 2-3/4″ in shark cardstock color
  • 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ in shark cardstock color
  • Googly Eyes – I like the big ones!

For the 2″x 2-3/4″ rectangle – cut as shown to make top fin and side fins. Use Multipurpose glue to adhere to back. TIP! Not shown.- Adhere the 2-3/4″ square to the back of your shark. This covers the fins and adds a finished look to the bookmarker.

Update! Here’s a Video Tutorial for you!

Enjoy making your Baby Shark and Family Corner Bookmarks!

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Gather Together Bundle with Inside Mountain Valley Fold Fun Fold Glitter Queen Hop

Gather Together Bundle with Inside Mountain Valley Fold Fun Fold Glitter Queen Hop

Hi Everyone! Welcome to another Glitter Queen Hop! It’s a Fall Fun-Fold Fantastic Hop theme!

I’m excited to share with you this easy to add Mountain Valley fold to the inside of any card.

I like it horizontal on the inside and I’m sure you could make it vertically too!

To make the mountain valley fold component, take a 1″ x 11″ strip of cardstock and score at 2-3/4″, 5-1/2″ and 8-1/2″. The mountain fold is the center fold at 5-1/2″ and the other 2 scores are the valley folds.

Measurements:
Cardbase: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored in half at 5-1/2″
3 sets of layering sections: 4-1/” x 5-3/8″ cardstock & 4″ x 5-1/4″ Designer Paper
Mountain Valley insert as stated above: 1″ x 11″ strip of cardstock and score at 2-3/4″, 5-1/2″ and 8-1/2″. The mountain fold is the center fold at 5-1/2″ and the other 2 scores are the valley folds.
For layering squares: (4) 2″ x 2″ Whisper White & (3) 1-7/8″ x 1-7/8″ Designer Paper

General Instructions:

  • Add layering sections to front and inside of card.
  •  Add the Mountain Valley fold strip to the inside of the card as shown. Either end of the strip (think 1st section and the last 4th section) get glued down completely. the 2 center folds are not adhered.
  •  Stamp images on the plain whisper white cardstock square.
  • Layer Designer Paper Squares unto the whisper white squares. Add all four squares to the inside of the card
  • Using Gather Together Bundle, create elements for the Stitched Nested Labels Die. Adhere to front of card.
  • After toothbrush splatter, add Shimmery Crystal Effects to the pumpkins.

The copper shimmer paint is on the clearance rack at the time of the post! and perfect for all accents. I used a dedicated toothbrush to splatter the paint on the front and inside of the card.

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Please keep Hopping! My Glitter Queen friends have lots of fantastic fun folds to share!

Dawn Griffith – UP NEXT!
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Try It Tuesdays – Slider Card

Try It Tuesdays – Slider Card


Hi Everyone! This slider card is decorated using the Pop of Petals Bundle. (Pop of Petals Stamp Set and the Four Petal Flower Punch).

I have BOTH a video tutorial and a PDF for you. I would recommend watching the video then use the PDF sheet as a guide to have on hand.

Download your FREE Tutorial for the Slider Card Here!

The first part of the video is how to make the slider card. Stay for the decorating!

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Beauty Abounds Pop-Up Card

Beauty Abounds Pop-Up Card

 

Hi Everyone! Today I have a WOW card that actually pretty easy to make! It features the Beauty Abounds Bundle. SO PRETTY and if you love spring and/or butterflies like me, this may have your name all over it!

There is still time to get County Florals Dynamic Embossing Folder for FREE during Sale-a-Bration. It will be available for purchase later in June but you can get it for FREE now if you choose it (Level 1 Free with $50 purchase).

Measurements:

  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock : 4-1/4″ x 11″ for card base; scrap for punching
  • 1/4 sheet of both Night of Navy and Balmy Blue card stock for die cutting.
  •  Balmy Blue Cardstock 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 5-1/4″ x 2-1/4″
  •  Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper 5-1/4″ x 2″
  • Vellum 1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Score at 1/2″, 2-1/2″, 3″ & 5″

General Instructions:

  •  Die cut butterflies. Outer layer in Night of Navy. Inner layer in Balmy Blue.
  •  Adhere layers together using Multipurpose Glue. TIP: add glue to silicon sheet and use sponge to dab glue on back of layer.
  •  Cut some of the butterflies off as shown. Set aside.
  •  Emboss cardstock and add all layers to the front of the cards.
  •  Stamp inside of card.
  •  Score, fold and glue end of vellum to make a rectangle. This is the pop-up mechanism.
  •  Glue vellum to the inside fold. Glue bottom (short end) to bottom of card and glue long side to back.
  •  Adhere butterfly to vellum using glue dots. Tip! Make sure when card is closed the inside butterfly does not show.

(updated from original post to include pop-up vellum element.)

 

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Gatefold Card with Belly Band – All That You Are Stamp Set

Gatefold Card with Belly Band – All That You Are Stamp Set


Hi Everyone! This is one of the cards my local stampers will be making this week. It’s a Gatefold Fancy Fold/Fun Fold. And to make it MORE interactive, I added a belly band.

It features the stamp set All That You Are Stamp Set. It’s heat embossed on Watercolor paper with white emboss powder. Then watercolor using Aqua Painters and Flirty Flamingo and Sea Foam ink.

  • Measurements:Flirty Flamingo Cardstock: 8-1/2 x 5-1/2. Score at 2-1/8 from both ends along the 8-1/2 side.
    Basic Black: (2) 1-7/8 x 5-1/4, 3-1/4 x 4-3/4, 1 x 8-1/2
    All My Love Designer Paper: (2) 1-5/8 x 5
    Scrap of Sea Foam Cardstock 
    Watercolor Paper: 3 x 4-1/2, scraps for die cutting
    All My Love Ribbon Combo Pack: 8-1/2 strip for belly band

General Instructions:

Score card base. Add front layers. With VersaMark Ink, stamp images on Watercolor Paper. Use White Emboss Powder and heat emboss using the Heat Tool. Use Aquapainter to color images. Die cut flowers. Add inside image. Add ribbon to belly band. With 2-1/4″ Circle Punch, punch Sea Foam cardstock circle. Stamp images and add flowers. Add to belly band.

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New Annual Catalog Starts with a Blog Hop – Gate Fold with a Unique Center

New Annual Catalog Starts with a Blog Hop – Gate Fold with a Unique Center

 

Hi Everyone!

The NEW Annual Catalog is here June 1, 2018! (Click here to see an online version) Once again Stampin’ UP! has outdone itself with a great mix of stamp styles, accessories, color and tools to help us with our paper crafting projects 🙂

And what better way than to kick it off with a Blog Hop too!

My card today is a gate fold card with a unique opening. The opening is created by using a die in the opposite direction with the “blade” side facing up. One makes the gate fold base as normal. Then sandwich the die with blade side up on the card’s inside. Position the die on the section where the bird is at. (decorate the inside of the card after die cutting.

If you enjoy seascapes, Lilypad Lake pairs beautiful with the entire Tranquil Textures Suite of products. Which is what I’ve done on this card!

Measurements:
• Whisper White: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” Scraps for die cutting
• Mint Macaron: (2) 2” x 5-3/8”; 4-1/8” x 5-3/8”; Scraps for die cutting
• Tranquil Textures Designer Paper: (2) 1-7/8” x 5-1/4”; 4” x 5-1/4”
• Night of Navy: ~ 4”x 3” for die cutting
• Tranquil Tide: scraps for die cutting

Instructions:
1. Score Whisper White card base along the 8-1/2” side at 2-1/8’ & 6-1/4”.
2. Add layering pieces to panels.
3. With cutting side face up (opposite of normal, place on the inside center of card.
4. Close flaps and run through the Big Shot. Note – it will be tight but will cut. This will cut out the oval window on the front of the card.
5. Die cut scallop oval frame using Layering Ovals Framelits Dies.
6. Add inside layers.
7. Stamp and die cut images. Color using Stampin’ Blends Markers.
8. Die cut oval and stamp images.
9. Use glue dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals to add elements

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Mint Macaron 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Mint Macaron 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
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