Dec 2, 2009

Preview Day 3: Sweetest Memories & Class Card Information

Good evening!

Tonight, we are showcasing Gina's new Free with Three stamp set: Sweetest Memories on our blogs. The sentiments Gina has included in this set are perfect for scrapbook pages, cards, and gifts.

I used the Large Pillow Box that Gina carries to make this gift box. Can you guess what's inside? Surprisingly enough - an adult medium T-shirt! I folded it up to have the pattern hidden and used some sentiments from both Gina's Sweetest Memories and Holiday Greetings stamp sets to decorate the belly band.

Project Details
Stamps: Holiday Greetings; Sweetest Memories
Cardstock: Basic Grey Romani dp & tag
Ink: Black Versafine
Other: Clear embossing powder; Nestability dies: scallop circle large and Labels 7; EK Success circle punches: 1/2" and 1 1/8"; SU ribbon; Bow easy; scor tape; sanding block; button

For my next sample, I was thinking of tea parties with Grandma. I paper pieced the images from Nina's Lovely Shelf stamp set on the new October Afternoon Farm Fresh patterned paper pack (that Gina will be adding to the store tomorrow night!!). I LOVE this paper!


Card Details
Stamps: Lovely Shelf; Sweetest Memories
Cardstock: GinaK chocolate, ivory, sweet corn, rocket red; October Afternoon Farm Fresh
Ink: Black Versafine; Vivid Tuscan Tan
Other: Copics; Petite Oval nestabilities; Scallop Circle & Plain circle nestabilities; pearls; sponge dauber; pearls; EK Success border punch


and the inside - with another sentiment from Gina's Sweetest Memories stamp set:


For even more ways to use this fabulous stamp set, please check tonight's featured Illustrator's blog:
GinaK {Sweetest Memories}

Then, visit our Designer's blogs participating in the previews tonight:

Carolyn,
Cathy,
Emily,
Erika,
Jessica,
Lee,
Lynn,
Melanie,
Nina
Tami,
Theresa

Remember to check in tomorrow night for the big Party over in Gina's Forum on Splitcoast! We'll have tons of chatter, challenges, and contest questions as well a lots more samples from the Designers, Illustrators, and our Center Stage team members!

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I also wanted to talk tonight a bit more about my Class Card Kits that will be available tomorrow night after the Release Party.

* Each of the kits are designed specifically to be a quick and easy way to build your card stash. Each kit has enough supplies to make 4 cards.
* Each card was designed to be minimal in the layers, so that extra postage shouldn't be necessary when mailing them.
* The written step by step instructions are printed out with a photo of the card sample included. I'm keeping mine in a binder - always ready to pull out for inspiration.
* All the consumable materials are included in the kit: cardstock, ribbons, embellishments, etc. The cardstock is cut to the measurements needed, except for the cards that Nestability dies are used in the sample. Then, the instructions will include alternative measurements that can be used if the student doesn't have the dies recommended.
* Class Kit cost is $9.95.


Card Details
Stamps: Lovely Shelf
Cardstock: Creme de Menthe; Black: White
Ink: Memento
Other: Copic Markers (colors will be provided); pearls; Holly Ribbons Cuttlebug folder (or any other folder of your choice)


This card will have 3 other samples using 3 other flower images in Nina's Lovely Shelf stamp set.

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Card Details
Stamps: Tech Talk
Cardstock: Soft Sand, Sweet Corn, Pumpkin Spice, Chocolate Chip, Fresh Asparagus, Vanilla
Ink: Memento
Other: Koh-i-noor pencils, OMS, blending stumps, bow easy, Cuttlebug Moroccan screen,
Crystal Lacquer; Sweet Corn stripe ribbon

This Tech Talk class card can use any Cuttlebug embossing folder - or even left plain.

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Card Details
Stamps: Warm & Wonderful
Cardstock: Creme de Mente; Ocean Mist; White
Ink: Memento
Other: Classic Ovals: Large scallop and small plain; Glue Pen & Glitter (or stickles); Cuttlebug snowdots embossing folder; mini rhinestones; Marvy snowflake punch (punchouts included in the kit)

Alternative measurements for the Warm and Wonderful focal image will be provided for those who don't have nestability dies.

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Card Details
Stamps: Life is Good
Cardstock: Kraft; Creme de Menthe; Chocolate Chip; White
Ink: Memento
Other: Cuttlebug Herringbone folder; Glue pen & glitter (stickles or flock can be used as well); copper nailheads; Memento markers; Jute ribbon

I used glitter on my sample, but flock or stickles could decorate this Life is Good image.

If you purchase my class kits and have any questions, please feel free to email me personally or through StampTV.

Jessica

17 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Love your beautiful samples, Jess!!! The colors are so bright and wonderful!

Giovana said...

Beautiful cards Jess!

Janice M said...

Love your teapot shelf card with the gingham scarf Jessica!!

Tina Gilliland said...

These are all just adorable!!!

Melissa said...

I love your cute packaging and your card just sealed the deal on the Lovely Shelf set!

Carolina said...

I don't know where to even begin...everything looks beautiful! Love the pillow box idea, and your sweetest memories is just so well put together - perfectly coordinated in every way. And then you give us a peek into your card kit...just wow!

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Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

You are a wonder Jess!!! OMGosh I can't believe it was a tee shirt!!! I thought for sure maybe a onesie!!! What a fun gift idea!!!

NinaB said...

I wouldn't have guessed you can fit an adult size tshirt inside that box. And your tea party card is just precious. I can't wait to get my hands on those papers.

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Wow, Jessica! I love the pillow box gift packaging! Your card is so beautiful! Wonderful combination of images and sentiments (and DP)!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Everything is just awesome, Jess! Thanks for all you do!

catdidit said...

Oooo what an awesome gift box! Love it Jess!

Erika Martin - Stampin' Mama said...

Love the paper piecing with the Lovely Shelf set! And what a great idea for wrapping up a t-shirt!

Lagene said...

What a love gift bag! & wonderfull cards!

Jennie said...

Love that pillow box! Who knew....:o) Your cards are beautiful and I NEED some of that beautiful patterned paper :o) Looking forward to the party tonight!

Lori said...

Sweetest Memories has to be one of my all time favorite samples that you have done, I just L-O-V-E it!!!

colleen said...

Gorgeous work Jessica...as always! I love your style! My favorite is the Just for You with the flower stamp... WOW!

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