A Peek Inside

Designer: Alli Miles

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Suede Brown Dark, Intense Pink, Intense Teal) Prism; (green)  Patterned paper: (Worn Lined Background) Scenic Route; (Happy Stripe from Ooh La La collection) My Mind’s Eye  Rubber stamps: (tree, apple, teacher from Making the Grade set) Cornish Heritage Farms  Dye ink: (Espresso) Ranger Industries; (red)  Color medium: (brown marker) Copic Marker  Accents: (assorted buttons) My Mind’s Eye; (staple)  Fibers: (green ribbon)  Tool: (spiral binding punch) Stampin’ Up!  Finished size: 5" x 5 1/2"

1 Make card from cardstock; adhere cardstock block and strip. 2 Stamp tree on each patterned paper; trim stamped tree top from colored paper and adhere over other stamped tree. Color trunk with marker. 3 Stamp apples and sentiment. 4 Trim stamped paper block; punch edge and mat with cardstock. 5 Adhere buttons; staple ribbon. Adhere piece to card.

Little Fish
Designer: Terri Davenport

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Carob, white) Bazzill Basics Paper  Transparency sheet: (clear)  Patterned paper: (Love Stripes from Party collection, Summer Yellow Orange from Surprise collection) My Mind’s Eye  Rubber stamps: (fish, heart from Pet Shop set) Gel-a-tins  Solvent ink: (Timber Brown) Tsukineko  Rub-on: (thanks) Crate Paper Template: (circles)  Finished size: 3 1/2" square

1 Make card from cardstock; adhere patterned paper and cut circle. 2 Cut ring from cardstock; adhere. 3 Trim transparency to fit window and adhere. 4 Stamp fish, heart on patterned paper; trim. Adhere. 5 Apply rub-on.

Designer Tip
Take advantage of the space between images on patterned paper to stamp small images. You might find the perfect color among your stack of scraps.

Bonus Idea
Create the card with a printed transparency sheet; vary the patterned paper, stamps, and sentiment to coordinate with the theme of the transparency.

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