Welcome to the August 2022 edition of my Simon Says Stamp monthly series, Making the Cut! This series featuring all things die cutting. This month I am sharing a trio of cards that feature ideas on combining stand alone dies with stamped and die cut images for super sweet birthday cards!
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V I D E O T U T O R I A L
Watch the creation of these ice cream cone birthday cards with matching envelopes from start to finish below or click HERE to watch in HD:
ICE CREAM CONE CARDS
- Simon Says Stamp Ice Cream Scoop and Cone
- Simon Says Stamp Birthday Bears Set
- Simon Says Stamp Strawbeary Set
- Simon Says Stamp Fading Circles Stencil
- Simon Says Stamp Sentiment Labels
- More supplies linked in the supply list at the bottom of this post
The stencil was thoroughly cleaned, replaced over the inked circles and then Hero Arts Glitter Paste was applied through the design and the backgrounds set aside to air dry.
The Simon Says Stamp Ice Cream Scoop and Cone was die cut from smooth white cardstock for each card. The cone pieces were inked with Pawsitively Saturated Inks in Bubblegum, Sweets, Lilac, Orchid, Latte, and Cappuccino. The pieces were assembled as shown.
Images from the Simon Says Stamp Birthday Bears Set and Simon Says Stamp Strawbeary Set were stamped on Bristol Smooth Cardstock with Lawn Fawn Jellyfish Ink and colored with the following Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers:
Bears: Mid Brown, Beige, Light Beige
Blue Present: Blue, Light Blue
Purple Present: Violet, Light Violet
Magenta Present: Purple, Sugared Almond Pink
Strawberries: Carmine, Light Carmine, Light Green, Yellow Green
Party Hats: Blue, Light Blue, Violet, Light Violet, Purple, Sugared Almond Pink
The images were die cut with the coordinating dies and the ice cream cones and images were adhered to each background as shown.
Greetings from the Simon Says Stamp Birthday Bears Set were stamped on smooth white cardstock with Orchid, Royal, and Sweets. The greetings were die cut with Simon Says Stamp Sentiment Labels and adhered to each card with foam adhesive.
Each design was finished with a scattering of pearls and star confetti.
The panels were adhered to white top fold card bases to finish,
S U P P L I E S
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