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Sunday, 22 March 2015

Women Connecting: "Thank You Card With Emboss Resist" ...

This past Monday, I taught at Women Connecting, to 50 lovely ladies.
"Women Connecting" is a church based craft group, that meet every 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of the month.
I usually teach once a Term, and really look forward to sharing my crafting knowledge.

I was very prepared, as I had 50 packs cut, 3 weeks in advance, and had also pre-cut all the butterflies - yes I cut 100 butterflies the previous weekend {8 days in advance} - and it only took 4 hours!!! ...

I was so pleased that I had done so much prep in the preceding weeks, as I ended up with JorjaRose at A&E {Accident and Emergency - Emergency Room} twice this week! 
She fell off of the Flying Fox at school on Wednesday, and after Wednesday's visit to A&E, she had a splint put on her left arm/wrist with a possible break to the small bones, but unable to see on the x-ray. Told to re-visit the GP in a weeks time if she was still in pain. 
She was in so much pain {more so than when she did the Buckle Fracture to her right wrist}, that I took her back to A&E on Friday, and had also noticed a very large bruise to her right temple. Also mentioned how she flinched anytime you got near her right elbow {was previously band-aided by receptionist at school}, turns out after x-rays were taken she has chipped her elbow with particles floating. So now she has a splint on her left wrist and a sling on her right arm + slight concussion!!!

The project I designed for Women Connecting is a "Thank You" card with a gift card holder, featuring the "Top Note" Bigz Die ...

Techniques covered are Emboss Resist, Embossing, 3 Layer Stamping, Scoring with the Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Die Cutting, Negative Detail, Punching {I had all three Tag Topper Punches to choose from - Angled Tag Topper, Ornate Tag Topper and Scalloped Tag Topper}, and Layering with Dimensionals/Vellum/Cardstock.

Embellishments included Pearl Basic Jewels, rosette trim that has been spritzed with a mix of H2O, Isopropyl Alcohol and Strawberry Slush Classic Stampin' Ink Refill, and Pink Pirouette Seam Binding.
Stamp sets featured are "Painted Petals" and "Lotus Blossom".

On the card insert, the "Lotus Blossom" is stamped in Melon Mambo, Blushing Bride and Blushing Bride stamped off once. Followed by Clear Stampin' Embossing Powder.

Wah lah ... Women Connecting "Thank You Card With Emboss Resist" done!

Now my mind is spinning at to which project I will feature next at "Women Connecting", there have been many request for the  4 Panel Easel Card ...

Thanks for taking the time to stop by, and if you would like to make a Stampin’ Up! purchase online, please head on over  to my Stampin’ Up! website.

Happy craftin’,

Recipe Ingredient List
Stamp Sets : "Painted Petals" and "Lotus Blossom" {SAB 2015}
Ink Pads : Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sky
Cardstock :  Blushing Bride, Soft Sky, Strawberry Slush, Whisper White, Vellum and "Irresistibly Yours" Specialty Designer Series Paper {SAB 2015}
Framelits : "Butterflies" Thinlits, "Top Note" Bigz Die
Punches : Hearts Border, Project Life Corner, Scalloped Tag Topper 
Ribbon : Rosette Trim, Seam Binding in Pink Pirouette
Xtras : Stampin’ Dimensionals, Stampin’ Emboss Powder in Clear, Stamping Sponges

Special Tools : Big Shot, Heat Tool, Pearl Basic Jewels, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Stampin’ Scrub and Stampin’ Cleaner, Stampin Trimmer,


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