Punches Meet the Big Shot!

This is the final card that my stamp club members completed for September – isn't it fabulous?  I received this card from Missy Shipman at Founder's Circle in September and just had to share it with all of you.  It is such a versatile card – it could be used for Valentine's, Get Well, Thank You, Birthday – the choices are endless!

 Here is a list of Supplies Needed for this card:

  • Sweetheart Stamp set – page 58
  • Word Play stamp set  – page 147
  • Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Perfect Polka Dots – page 214
  • Big Shot – page 204
  • Wild wasabi classic ink pad – page 167
  • So Saffron classic ink pad  – page 167
  • 5/8" pretty in pink satin ribbon  – page 191
  • Wild Wasabi card stock – page 167
  • So Saffron card stock  – page 167
  • Whisper white card stock  – page 169
  • Pretty in pink card stock – page 167
  • Full Heart punch – page 203
  • Dotted scallop ribbon border punch – page 200
  • 1/16" circle punch – page 202
  • Stampin' dimensionals – page 197
  • Subtles flower brads (pretty in pink) – page 187

 Step by Step Directions:

  1. Cut the Wild Wasabi card stock at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half for base of card.
  2.  Put the front half of the card into the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder and run through the Big Shot.
  3. Using Wild Wasabi ink – ink up the "You're in My thoughts" greeting stamp and stamp onto the corner of the 2" x 4 1/4" so saffron card stock.  Wrap a 5 1/2" piece of pretty in pink satin ribbon around the ends of the so saffron card using tape on the back to secure.  Tie a knot in the center of the ribbon as shown above.
  4.  Attach to the bottom of the wild wasabi card – base of card.
  5.  Cut a piece of whisper white card stock at 2 1/2" x 3 1/2".  Stamp the leaves from teh Sweetheart stamp set using wild wasabi ink and stamp onto the center, bottom of the whisper white card stock.
  6. Ink up the heart using So Saffron ink and stamp above the leaves from #5 above.
  7. Punch out a heart using the full heart punch from a scrap piece of pretty in pink card stock.  Put in the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder and run through the Big Shot.
  8. Punch a 1/16" hole in the top right side of the heart and insert a pretty in pink brad into the hole and spread prongs on back.  Put 3 dimensionals on the back of the pretty in pink heart.  Attach over the so saffron heart from #6 above.
  9. Cut out a piece of so saffron card stock at 1" x 3 1/2" and punch out one side using the dotted scallop ribbon border punch.  Attach to the back of the whisper white stamped card using snail adhesive.
  10. Attach all to the front center of the card – tucked under the pretty in pink ribbon as shown.
  11. Your card is finished!
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