Hello, creative souls! 🎨✨ It’s that delightful time of the week when we dive into the world of crafting. Today, we’re embarking on a journey from Simple Saturday to Stepped-Up Sunday, exploring the enchanting possibilities of crafting magic with Melon Mambo and Dots & Spots die. 🌸⚫⚪ We are going to use the die in a way I am sure you would never have thought about.
Simple Saturday Card: Effortless Elegance
Our Simple Saturday card is all about the beauty of simplicity. With a dash of Melon Mambo, Basic Black, and Basic White, we have crafted a clean and chic card that’s perfect for any occasion. The Dots & Spots die adds a playful touch, bringing dimension and character to the design.
Stepped-Up Sunday Card: Elevating Elegance
On Stepped-Up Sunday, we take our creativity a step further. We embrace the same charming color scheme but elevate the design with intricate details and textures. Think layered elements, dazzling embellishments, and a touch of whimsy that transforms the card into a true work of art. Notice that we have used the die in a completely different way.
Crafting Instructions: Let’s Get Started!
See the video replay and grab the measurements below for this weeks crafting magic with Melon Mambo and Dots & Spots die.
- Simple Saturday Card:
- Basic White 11 x 4 1/4 score @ 5 1/2
- Melon Mambo 5 1/4 x 4 using the Dots & Spots dies as a stencil blend layer with Memento ink and blending brush
- stamp “celebrate” on Basic White using Memento. Center cupcake and punch using 2 3/8″ punch. Pop up onto the front of the card after coloring cupcake.
- Voila’ tie bow and add to the front with a glue dot.
- Stepped-Up Sunday Card:
- Basic White 11 x 4 1/3 score @ 5 1/2
- Basic Blace 5 1/4 x 4
- Melon Mambo 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 die cut using the Dots & Spots die adhere to the front of the card
- Emboss “celebrate” on Basic White Cardstock using VersaMark and Gold embossing powder. Punch using 2 3/8″ punch and Pop up onto front of the card.
- Stamp cupcake using Memento and color using blends. Pop up onto the circle inside the “celebrate” sentiment
- Finish with a touch of bling and ribbon for that extra wow factor.
Need more instructions? Watch replay of the video below.
Unleash Your Creativity: Try It Yourself!
Crafting is all about experimentation and exploration. Grab your Melon Mambo, Basic Black, and Basic White supplies, along with the versatile Dots & Spots die, and let your imagination run wild. Whether you’re drawn to the chic simplicity of Saturday or the elevated elegance of Sunday, your cards will surely reflect your unique style.
Ready to get started? Head to your crafting haven and bring these cards to life. Remember, the beauty of crafting lies in the process, and each creation is a celebration of your creativity.
Stay tuned for more crafting inspiration, tips, and techniques that will make your crafting journey even more joyful and fulfilling.
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Jane ~ Gal Friday Stamping
P.S. Share your Simple Saturday and Stepped-Up Sunday creations with us! We’d love to see how you’ve embraced these designs. 💌🌟