The greatest gift

Hi everyone! A very Happy Friday to you! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuringCurious Metallic and Glitter cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I created a Christmas card in gold tones with a pop of traditional red and green. It’s never too early to work on those Christmas cards!

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I created the poinsettia embellishment first from CCS Gold Glitter cardstock, using Pop-Tone Wild Cherry cardstock for the center and Basis Green cardstock for the leaves, and set it aside. I cut a standard A2 size top-fold card base from Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock and layered a panel of Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock onto the card base. I adhered a strip of the gold glitter cardstock horizontally across the front panel and then layered a narrow strip of the gold leaf metallic cardstock onto the glitter strip. I adhered the poinsettia embellishment on the left side and then stamped the sentiment in red ink on the bottom right. I embellished the center of the poinsettia with Crystal Drops and then added a few more dots to the background for a little interest.

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I embellished the inside panel with strips of the gold glitter and gold leaf metallic cardstock, stamped the sentiment in red ink, and layered the panel on the gold leaf metallic cardstock.

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One more peek… I’m so smitten with this design! Absolutely loving the elegant look of the gold glitter cardstock on the gold leaf metallic cardstock!

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft: #7-2020 – Anything Goes
2. ABC Christmas Challenge: N is for No Fuss, O is for Over the Top (No Fuss)
3. Alphabet Challenge Blog: G is for Glitter and Gems
4. CAS Christmas Card Challenge: July 2020 Challenge
5. Christmas 24 Holiday Card Challenge: #013 – Christmas Foliage
6. Classic Design Challenge: #7-2020 – Anything Goes
7. Crafty Catz: #513 – Anything Goes w/ optional Time to Relax (no twist)
8. Perfectly CAS: #10 – Sparkle
9. Through the Purple Haze Challenges: #169 – Planes, Trains, Automobiles or Anything Goes (Anything Goes)

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock
Curious Metallic Gold Leaf 92# cardstock
CCS Gold Glitter 74# cardstock
Pop-Tone Wild Cherry 65# cardstock
Basis Green 80# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: The Project Bin Merriest Christmas stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Real Red ink
Dies/Punches: Hero Arts Paper Layering Poinsettia die set
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Gemini Junior, MISTI stamp tool, Nuvo Red Berry Crystal Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Phantom hello card set

Hi everyone! Happy Hump Day! Today is my baby’s 34th birthday and his big sister will be 37 in January. I feel so old… where has the time gone?! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring more of the Pop-Tone cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I created a set of ‘hello’ cards using what I call the phantom die cutting technique.

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I’m still experimenting. I’ve used foam beneath the sentiment on past phantom die cutting projects, and this time I used four layers of cardstock which yielded an equally cool result. This technique is very easy – you simply die cut the sentiment into the background, adhere the positive pieces back into the negative spaces, then adhere several additional sentiment layers on top of the original sentiment on the background. I cut the four card bases from Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock. The front panels and die cut sentiments were cut from Pop-Tone Grape Jelly cardstock, Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock, Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock and Pop-Tone Wild Cherry cardstock. The only other embellishment used was Crystal Drops. Such a simple monochromatic design!

The inside panels were cut from Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock, embellished with a strip of cardstock and floral Washi Tape, and a sentiment stamped in black ink. All four inside panels are the same.

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One more look at all four cards… sure am loving how these turned out! I think I will recreate this project using the same Pop-Tone colors with black foam beneath the sentiment for some interest. I think that would look really cool! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #234 – Anything goes w/optional Blended Background (no twist)
2. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #6-2020 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge Blog: #6-2020 – Anything Goes
4. Creative Moments: #193 – Anything Goes
5. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #134 – Anything Goes
6. Not Just Cards Challenges: June Anything Goes
7. World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #06-2020 – Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# and 80# cardstock
Pop-Tone Grape Jelly 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Orange Fizz 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Razzleberry 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Wild Cherry 65# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Paper Wings Productions Sayings and Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Mama Elephant hello script die
Accessories:  Gemini Junior die cutting machine, floral Washi Tape, MISTI stamp tool, Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

so happy for you

Hi everyone! Happy Friday! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring Pop-Tone cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I created a pretty congrats card that initially made me think ‘wedding’ but really could be used for just about any occasion calling for congratulations – and this one is loaded with color!

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This is a quilt block card. I used Pop-Tone Grape Jelly cardstock, Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock, Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock and Pop-Tone Wild Cherry cardstock as the base layers of the quilt blocks which really pop on the Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock background. I matched the flower ink colors to the colors of the Pop-Tone cardstock and added some tiny iridescent gemstones to the center of each flower.

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I embellished the inside panel with strips of the Pop-Tone cardstock used for the quilt blocks on the front, stamped the sentiment in black ink and layered the panel on the black Pop-Tone cardstock.

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One more peek… I’m so smitten with these Pop-Tone cardstock colors! ;)

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #234 – Anything Goes w/optional Blended Background (no twist)
2. A Bit More Time To Craft: #17 – Anything Goes
3. Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #253 – Anything Goes + A Sentiment
4. Crafty Calendar Challenges: June Challenge – Flowers
5. Penny Black and More: June Challenge – Favorite Stamps (florals)
6. Stamping Sensations: June Challenge – Make It Colorful
7. The Crafter’s Cafe: #244 – Anything Goes
8. Time Out Challenges: #163 – Proust Quote (gardener, blossom)

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# and 80# cardstock
Pop-Tone Black Licorice 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Grape Jelly 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Orange Fizz 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Razzleberry 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Wild Cherry 65# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Touches of Texture and Simply Wonderful stamp sets
Ink: Stampin’ Up Peekaboo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Elegant Eggplant, Strawberry Slush, Melon Mambo, Rose Red, Old Olive; Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Blue Ever, MISTI stamp tool, Darice iridescent gemstones, ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

birthday wishes

5/31/20 Rising Star at A Place To Start!
6/1/20 Top Sprout at A Place To Start!

Hi everyone! Happy Fri-YAY! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring more of the Basis cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. This birthday card features the gorgeous blue that I paired with white linen, and it’s a super easy design. I created a standard A2 size card base from Classic Linen Solar White 100# cardstock and then cut a slightly smaller panel from Classic Linen Solar White 80# cardstock.

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I punched ten 3/4″ squares from Basis Medium Blue cardstock and scored each one vertically and horizontally for some interest. I rotated the squares to create diamond shapes and arranged them on a piece of copy paper, centering with a T-Square ruler, and taped them in place with removable tape. Then I flipped them over, added some glue to the back of each one, flipped them over again and adhered them to the Classic Linen Solar White 80# cardstock panel. Using Stick-It adhesive sheet, I adhered the panel to white foam and then to the card base. I added some tiny white flat-back pearls to center of each along with the sentiment stamped in blue ink, die cut and popped up on foam tape.

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I cut the inside panel from Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock and embellished it with a strip of the Basis Medium Blue cardstock adhered down the left side. I stamped the simple sentiment in blue ink.

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One more look… loving how this simple but pretty design turned out! I’m thinking I may CASE my own design soon to create a set of these cards to gift! ;)

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Sharing in the following challenges:
A Place To Start: May Challenge – Custom Background / No Designer Papers
AAA Cards: #166 – A Small 6th Birthday Bash

Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2021 – Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Favorite Technique (clean and simple)
Try it on Tuesday: Cut It Out

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Linen Solar White 100# cardstock
Classic Linen Solar White 80# cardstock
Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock
Basis Medium Blue 80# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Inspired By Stamping Petite Banners and Teeny Tiny Greetings stamp sets
Ink: Hero Arts Cornflower ink
Dies/Punches: EK Success 3/4″ square punch, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3 set
Accessories:  T-Square ruler, Scotch removable tape, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, white Fun Foam, Darice tiny white flat-back pearls

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Thank You So Much (set of 4)

Hi everyone! Hope you’re having some beautiful Spring weather where you are! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring Basis cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I created a pretty set of four 4-1/4″ square thank you cards that would be a delightful addition to anyone’s stash!

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These cards were quick and easy – my favorite kind, lol! I worked in an assembly-line fashion, cutting all the card bases and front layering panels from Basis Grey cardstock, Basis Green cardstock, Basis Light Yellow cardstock and Basis Teal cardstock. Then I cut four slightly larger layering panels, four 3/4″ strips to go across the card fronts and four plain inside panels from Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock. I adhered the layering panels together, leaving just a tad of the ivory cardstock showing. I applied 5/8″ floral Washi Tape to the strips and adhered the strips horizontally across the layering panels. I stamped the sentiment four times and punched each with a circle punch, then layered each one on a slightly larger circle punched from the same colored cardstock.

The inside panel is the same for each card, consisting of an ivory square embellished with a piece of floral Washi Tape and a sentiment stamped in black ink.

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And one more peek at the set… loving how these turned out!

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Sharing in the following challenges:
Creative Moments: #190 – Anything Goes
Not Just Cards Challenges: May Anything Goes
Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2019 – Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock
Basis Grey 80# cardstock
Basis Green 80# cardstock
Basis Light Yellow 80# cardstock
Basis Teal 80# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Lots of Thanks stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up 1-3/8″ and 1-1/4″ circle punches
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Carpe Diem 5/8″ Floral Washi Tape, MISTI stamp tool, ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Metallic Gift Card Holders for CutCardStock DIY Wedding Blog Hop!

Hi everyone! Happy Saturday and a big giant WELCOME to the CutCardStock blog‘s DIY Wedding Blog Hop going on today and tomorrow – May 9th and 10th! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support!

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Come hop with us! There is a $40 CutCardStock gift card up for grabs! Whaaaat?! The winner will be randomly selected via number generator and announced on Monday, May 11th on the CutCardstock Blog and Facebook page. To be eligible for the $40 gift card, you must comment at each stop along the hop (good for one entry into the giveaway) or upload a wedding-themed project (good for two entries into the giveaway). We would absolutely LOVE IT if you link up a project with us! ;)

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Now, let me side-track you for a moment or three to share two gorgeous embossed metallic gift card holders I created featuring Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock, Curious Metallic Pale Aloe cardstock and Curious Metallic Pink Quartz cardstock! This is a super simple gift card holder design that can be made for literally ANY occasion… glam it up, as I’ve done, for a special occasion or party it up in fun colors and patterned papers for a birthday – and anything in between! I have had these handwritten instructions in my tutorial arsenal for many years and I believe credit should be given to Gina K with StampTV. 

I did some dry embossing with a gorgeous embossing folder on the outside panels, heat embossed the inside sentiment in gold and heat embossed the circle closure element in gold. These Curious Metallics do a FINE job of dry and heat embossing! 

Here is a quick tutorial showing you my process for making these gift card holders. Cut 80# Classic Crest base at 4-1/4″ x 10″ and score at 3″, 4″ 5″ and 8″ on the long edge. Round the corners on the 2″ section (this is the front flap), then fold as shown.

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Cut Curious Metallic panels for the inside – two at 2-3/4″ x 4″, two at 3/4″ x 4″ and one at 1-3/4″ x 4″ – and adhere to base.

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Cut Curious Metallic panels for the outside – two at 2-3/4″ x 4″ and one at 1-3/4″ x 4″ – and dry emboss. Heat emboss the inside sentiment and then heat emboss the round element in gold and punch with a circle punch.

Adhere the embossed panels to the outside, adhere the circle element to the flap and apply a velcro circle for the closure. Apply a strong adhesive to the outside edge and sides of the narrow center section and pinch them together to bond. Don’t apply any adhesive to the center-most fold.

Flip the gift card holder over and trim 1/16″ off the center-most fold and then your gift card will slip into the opening. :)

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Sharing these gift card holders in the following challenges:
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #05-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: May Anything Goes
Creative Moments: #190 – Anything Goes
Through The Purple Haze: #167 – Anything Goes w/optional Black and White

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock
Curious Metallic Pale Aloe 111# cardstock
Curious Metallic Pink Quartz 111# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Stampin’ Up For the New Two stamp set, Lil of the Valley For You Circular Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Versamark
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up 1-3/4″ circle punch
Accessories: ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Crafter’s Companion Regency Swirls embossing folder, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder, Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder, Milwaukee heat tool, ScraPerfect Perfect Crafting Pouch, 5/8″ Velcro circle

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And I have one more quick ‘bonus’ project to share using the Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock paired with the amazing Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock and Curious Metallic Violette cardstock which I absolutely LOVE together! The Curious Metallics are so awesome to work with and this color combo makes such an elegant wedding card! And this card is super simple – adhere a Gold Leaf cardstock die cut to the top of a Violette cardstock panel and embellish with a single iridescent gemstone for a little bling, and heat emboss a wedding sentiment in the lower right corner of the panel. Then embellish the inside panel with strips of leftover cardstock used on the front and stamp a wedding sentiment. And *poof* you have a gorgeous wedding card!

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock
Curious Metallic Gold Leaf 92# cardstock
Curious Metallic Violette 111# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Floral Phrases stamp set
Ink: Versamark, Stampin’ Up Elegant Eggplant ink
Dies/Punches: Crafter’s Companion Gemini Opulent Swirls die set
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder, Milwaukee heat tool, ScraPerfect Perfect Crafting Pouch, Darice iriedescent gemstone

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Okay then, let’s get back to the hop! Here is the complete list of stops:

CutCardstock Blog
Crystal Schneider
Melly Art
Larissa Pittman
Queen B Invites ‘N’ More
Betz Golden
Judy Markowitz
Penny Arnold
Janet Axtman
Leslie Turner   >>> you’re here! <<<
CutCardstock Blog … C’mon, you know you want to link up a wedding-themed project!

You should have arrived here from Janet Axtman‘s blog. I’m actually your final stop on the hop but the linky tool is at the end of the post on the CutCardstock Blog so that’s where you’ll want to head to link up your wedding-themed project, good for two entries into the giveaway! ;)

I hope you are enjoying the hop and seeing all the DIY Wedding projects! If you get lost along the way or if you landed here in the middle of the hop somehow and want to join in the fun, be sure to head on over to the CutCardstock Blog to read all the details and start from the beginning!

In closing, I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my metallic gift card holders (and bonus wedding card) and you’re inspired to get crafty AND hop with us AND link up a wedding-themed project! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for lots of crafty inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

so delightful

Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a good week – it’s just about over! I’m super stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring more of the glitter cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I created a pretty friendship card. I’m really loving the silver with the pop of black!

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I created a standard sized A2 top fold card base from Classic Crest Solar White cardstock. I cut a slightly smaller background panel from Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, rounded all four corners and adhered it to the card base. I added some black plaid ribbon tied with metallic silver string to a tag from my stash to use as the focal element for the front of the card. I cut some random lengths of CCS Silver Glitter cardstock and adhered them to the background. I popped the tag up on black foam and adhered it to the card. I finished the design with several smoke-colored gemstones.

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For the inside, I adhered a strip of black and white gingham paper to match the gingham on the tag, along with narrow strips cut from the Black Licorice and Silver Glitter cardstock. Then I stamped the sentiment in black ink.

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And one more peek… loving how this turned out! I really love the CCS Glitter cardstock! OMGoodness! ;)

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CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock
CCS Silver Glitter 74# cardstock
Pop-Tone Black Licorice 65# cardstock

Other products used:
Paper: Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics 12×12 paper pad
Stamps: Clearly Besotted Perfect Peonies stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories: ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, MISTI stamp tool, Carta Bella Flower Market tag ephemera, Really Reasonable Ribbon Black Plaid Ribbon and Silver Metallic String, Foamies black foam, Darice smoke-colored gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Wishing You the Very Best

4/10/20 Winner at Di’s Digi Challenge!
4/13/20 Top 4 at Make My Monday Challenge Blog!
5/1/20 Winner at Paperbabe Stamps!

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday! I’m super stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring glitter cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I created a glitzy gold-infused birthday card – and I’m in love with the effect it has on these gorgeous colors!

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I created a standard A2 size top fold card base from Classic Crest Solar White cardstock and rounded the bottom right corner. I have to tell you that this is some of the best cardstock on the market to make card bases from. I cut a background layer from Pop-Tone Wild Cherry cardstock and adhered diagonal strips cut from CCS Gold Glitter cardstock alternating with slightly wider strips cut from Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock, Pop-Tone Razzleberry cardstock and the Wild Cherry cardstock. I added more narrow glitter strips diagonally across each of the colored strips. I hadn’t originally planned to do this, but so glad the idea crossed my mind because I love the effect! For the sentiment piece, I die cut a double-stitched oval from the Wild Cherry cardstock which I layered on another oval die cut from the Classic Crest. I stamped the sentiment in Versamark and heat embossed it in gold.

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I embellished the inside with strips of the colored and glitter cardstock used on the front, and stamped the sentiment in red ink.

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And here’s one more look… so totally smitten with how this turned out!

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I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create: #232 – Anything Goes w/optional Geometric Papers
A Bit More Time To Craft: #113 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra: April Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #4-2020 – Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge Blog: Week #566/7 – Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue (new DT, glitter paper and cardstock, old die and embossing powder)
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #248 – Anything Goes + Sentiment
Classic Design Challenge: 4th Birthday Challenge
Crafting Happiness Challenges: #43 – Anything Goes w/optional Easter
Crafty Catz: #500 – Anything Goes w/optional One For The Girls
Di’s Digi Challenge: Birthdays
Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges: #11 – Anything Goes
Let’s Craft and Create: #158 – Anything Goes w/optional Through a Window
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #129 – Anything Goes
Make My Monday Challenge Blog: #119 – Make Your Own Background
Paperbabe Stamps: #116 – Birthdays

CutCardStock producted used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock
CCS Gold Glitter 74# cardstock
Pop-Tone Orange Fizz 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Razzleberry 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Wild Cherry 65# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: The Cat’s Pajamas Simply Stacked Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Versamark, Stampin’ Up Real Red ink
Dies/Punches: Cottage Cutz Double-Stitched Oval die, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder,
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder, Milwaukee heat tool, ScraPerfect Perfect Crafting Pouch, ScraPerfect Perfect Cleaning Cloth

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Mr. & Mrs.

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a fantastic week! I’m super stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring more of the Curious Metallic cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I created a pretty wedding card. I’m so smitten with this cardstock and absolutely love this color combo!

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I created a standard size A2 top fold card base from Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock and then cut a background layer from Curious Metallic Violette cardstock. I stamped the flower element in Versamark on Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock, heat embossed it in gold and then die cut it with a coordinating die. I stamped the banner in purple ink on the ivory cardstock and cut it with a coordinating die. I adhered these elements to the front of the card and added some tiny iridescent gemstones.

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I embellished the inside panel with strips of the Curious Metallic Gold Leaf and Violette cardstocks and a smaller embossed and die cut flower, and then stamped the inside sentiment in purple ink.

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One more peek… loving how this turned out! Have I mentioned how much I love this color combo?!

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I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #432/433 – Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock
Curious Metallic Gold Leaf 92# cardstock
Curious Metallic Violette 111# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Close To My Heart Hello Lovely stamp set, Stampin’ Up Floral Phrases stamp set
Ink: Versamark, Stampin’ Up Perfect Plum ink
Dies/Punches: Close To My Heart Hello Lovely Thin Cuts
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, ScraPerfect Perfect Crafting Pouch, ScraPerfect Perfect Cleaning Cloth, Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder, Milwaukee heat tool, Darice small iridescent gemstones, ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

feel better soon

Hi everyone! Happy Monday – I hope you had a great weekend! I’m super stoked to be on the CutCardStock blog today with my first DT inspiration project for this amazing company! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. We were provided a Designer’s Pack that was chock full of all kinds of awesome cardstock and other goodies, so I created a cheerful ‘feel better soon’ card featuring some of the Curious Metallics cardstock. So pretty!

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I created an A2-sized card base from Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock and rounded the right bottom corner. I cut a slightly smaller panel from green and white gingham patterned paper and adhered it to the card base. I stamped the sentiment in black ink toward the top, leaving room for the flower arrangement.

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I stamped the flower layers on Curious Metallic Pale Aloe 111# cardstock, Curious Metallic Pink Quartz 111# cardstock and Curious Metallic White-Silver 111# cardstock, and the leaves on Basis Green 80# cardstock, and then cut all the pieces with coordinating dies. I adhered the flower layers and leaves with Scor-Tape 1/4″ and added an iridescent gemstone to the center of each one. I arranged them on the bottom of the card front, adhering with Double-sided foam adhesive strips cut in small pieces.

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I embellished the inside with leftover strips of the gingham paper and the Pink Quartz cardstock, and then stamped the sentiment in black ink.

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And one more peek… loving how this card turned out! This cardstock is just amazing and I couldn’t be more proud to be on this new design team! ;)

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I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge: March Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft: #3-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: #3 – Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations: Pretty Pastels
Creative Moments: #186 – Anything Goes w/optional buttons
Paperbabe Stamps: #114 – Anything Goes
Through The Purple Haze: #165 – Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock
Basis Green 80# cardstock
Curious Metallic Pale Aloe 111# cardstock
Curious Metallic Pink Quartz 111# cardstock
Curious Metallic White-Silver 111# cardstock
Double-sided foam adhesive strips
Scor-Tape 1/4″

Other products used:
Paper: Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics 12×12 paper pad
Stamps: CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Pretty Posies stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Strawberry Slush, Mint Macaron, Wisteria Wonder and Tranquil Tide ink; Versamark, Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: CAS-ual Fridays Pretty Posies die set, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, MISTI stamp tool, Hero Arts clear embossing powder, heat tool, ScraPerfect Perfect Cleaning Cloth, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Darice medium iridescent gemstones, ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig