Monday, March 16, 2009

Stamp Camp Project

This card was done at a Stamp Camp this weekend. This was my first time teaching a project at a Stamp Camp and it was lots of fun! This project uses my favorite Big Shot. It is birthday card that could be sent to an adult or a child. You could use Chocolate chip ink instead of VersaMark. And of course you can swap out the paper for anything else you have. I had tried the cupcake with Raspberry tart as the frosting and a Chocolate Chip card stock for the bottom and that was adorable too. I wanted more of a universal appeal so I went with green frosting instead.

Big Shot Tip
Run your paper with the side you want to show facing down. This is a good habit to use since alphabet dies need to be done this way. It also protects the surface you want to use from any impressions left by your cutting pad. Or you can place a piece of paper on top as a buffer.

Big Bold Cupcakes 4-pack Sizzlit Die
Crazy for Cupcakes stamp set
Happy Happy Birthday Jumbo Wheel
Itty Bitty Background stamp set
Pacific Point card stock
Chocolate Chip card stock
Barely Banana card stock
Confetti White card stock
Certainly Celery Designer Series Paper
Candy Lane Designer Series Paper
Pacific Point refill
Pacific Point Classic Ink
Tangerine Tango Classic Ink
Empty Jumbo Cartridge
Scallop Edge Punch
Stampin Dimensionals
Snail Adhesive
Stamping Sponges

The Card
Cut a piece of Confetti White Cardstock 5.5”x 8.5” and fold in half.
Wheel the bottom edge of the card on the inside with the Happy Happy Birthday Jumbo Wheel using only the top 3-4 lines. Scallop the top edge of the card using the Scallop Edge Punch.

Cut the Pacific Point card stock 2.25” x 5.5”. Set aside. Cut the Chocolate Chip card stock 2”x 5.5”. Stamp the Chocolate Chip piece with the Itty Bitty Background stamp using the VersaMark Ink. Adhere it onto the Pacific Point Card stock.

Cut the Certainly Celery Designer Series & Candy Lane Designer Series paper 2.25” x2.25”
Run both pieces through the Big Shot using the Big Bold Cupcakes Sizzlit Die. Run the cupcake base through the Crimper.
Cut a piece of Barely Banana card stock 2.25” x1.25. Run it through the Big Shot with the Big Bold Cupcake Die.
Flick the candle flame with the stamping sponge and the Tangerine Tango ink.

Cut your dimensionals in half and place around the edges of the cupcake base & top so that it will pop on the card. Run snail adhesive on the candle & flame and place flush on the card. Stamp the card with the bithday saying from the Crazy For Cupcakes stamp set. Now you are ready to wish someone special a happy birthday.

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