April 1, 2011

Cindy's Workshop

I have a group of girls that take turns hosting a workshop each month, last night was Cindy D's turn. The 2 cards below are the cards I demonstrated: Card #1: The clouds and balloon basket are created with the Cupcake Punch and the balloon is created with the Wide Oval Punch. Notice the stenciled clouds in the background? Those are stenciled by creating the clouds using the Scallop Circle Punch. Punch one and position on your background. Using a Sponge Dauber, sponge around the top of the stencil. Move the stencil around as much as you want clouds in your background and create multiple clouded areas: Card Supplies:

  • Stamp Set: Create a Cupcake

  • Cardstock: More Mustard, Whisper White

  • Inks: Baja Breeze, Early Espresso

  • Accessories: Itty Bitty Buttons

  • Tools: Punch Pack, Scallop Circle Punch, Wide Oval Punch, Scallop Square Die, Cupcake Punch, Create A Cupcake Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals

Card #2:

I used the Cupcake Punch to make a cupcake this time. I embossed the Top Note Die shape and the cupcake liner with the Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder:

Card Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets: A to Z, Teeny Tiny Wishes

  • Inks: Pacific Point, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz

  • Tools: Cupcake Punch, Modern Label Punch, Word Window Punch, Small Square Punch, Scallop Square Punch, Big Shot, Top Note Die, Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder, 1 3/8" Circle Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals

  • Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon

Card #3-Make n Take:

The girls all created this card and got to take it home with them.

This card incorporates a scallop circle flower. Stay tuned in the next few days as I'll post the tutorial on how to complete one. Even though this card has numerous layers, it is quite easy to create. Supplies are listed below. I purposely left the card without a sentiment so it can be used for different occasions or you can quickly add a sentiment if needed.

Create "faux thread" by cutting small slivers of cardstock and threading it through your button holes. Secure with "Mini Glue Dots" in the back!

Card supplies:

  • Cardstock: Night of Navy, Wild Wasabi

  • DSP: Brights Paper Pack, Newsprint

  • Tools: Big Shot, Elegant Lines Impressions Folder, Butterfly Punch, 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals

  • Accessories: Brights Buttons

  • Stamp Sets: Punch Potpourri

  • Inks: Daffodil Delight

I presented Cindy with the following Hostess Gift Set:

A matching set of 2 cards and 2 goodie containers. These goodie containers are the same containers that all of Stampin' Up!'s embellishments come in. I saved them all! Thank you to Carla Bazenhow for the idea! You can also purchase a set of 6 for $3.95 and make your own. What a neat way to package a small gift along with a card!

My Information:


  1. You are a creating machine! Love the balloon - love the scenery!

  2. These creations are so fabulous!! So love those clouds and the embossed cupcake liner. Fabulous hostess gift set!!! Love the distressing on pure white! Thanks for the shout out! Hugs,

  3. I love the butterflies. I am following from SC#372.


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