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Free Tutorial Friday Welcoming Window

Yea!  It's Friday!  Of course when you are retired Friday doesn't make a lot of difference.  Every day is a good one!  My card for Free Friday Tutorial uses the Welcoming Window bundle.  It's on page 58 of the Jan-June Mini catalog.  Here's the card.

Tutorial Medley Window

I think this card is lovely.  I did not design this one, but I'm so happy to share it with you.  Here are the details and measurements.

Welcoming Window


Stamp Sets: Welcoming Window Bundle (156271)

Cardstock: Magenta Madness (153080), Smoky Slate (131202),Basic White (159276), Basic Black (121045), Vellum Cardstock (101856)

Ink: Smoky Slate (147113), Pear Pizzazz (147104), Cajun Craze (147085), Magenta Madness (153117)

Tools & Accessories: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653), Linen Thread (104199), Ice Cream Corner Sprinkles, Paper Snips (103579), Fine-Tip Glue Pen (138309), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Stampin’ Seal (152813), Mini Glue Dots (103683)



Card Base: Magenta Madness 5 ½” x 8 1/2” scored & folded at 4 ¼”

Cardstock #2: Smoky Slate 4” x 5 ¼”

Cardstock #3: Basic White 3 ¾" x 5"  AND  3/8" x 3 ¼"



Stamp the bricks in a row on the Basic White cardstock. Ink up, then stamp it twice on the paper before inking it up again. This will create 2 tones of the Smoky Slate colour. Adhere the Basic White and the Smoky Slate cardstocks to the card.

Cut out the window, the shutters and the ledge using the dies with Basic White cardstock.

Cut out (using Paper Snips) a piece of Vellum cardstock and a piece of Basic White cardstock large enough to cover the holes in the window. Adhere the Vellum cardstock using the Fine-Tip Glue Pen to the back first, then adhere the Basic White cardstock. Adhere the window and the ledge to the card.

Use the die to cut the hinges out of Basic Black cardstock. Adhere them to the shutters. Add shutters to the card using Mini Dimensionals.

Stamp the small and large pots on Basic White cardstock using the Cajun Craze ink pad. Cut both out using the coordinating dies.

Stamp the leaves on Basic White cardstock using the Pear Pizzazz ink pad.

Stamp the flowers using Magenta Madness ink pad. Cut out using the matching die.

Add a bit of adhesive to the back of the flowers (at the bottom) and adhere them to the pot. Add the large pot and flowers on the ledge using Mini Dimensionals.

Stamp the small leaves on Basic White cardstock using the Pear Pizzazz ink pad. Cut out using Paper Snips. Add a bit of adhesive to the back of the mini pot and add the leaves.

Stamp the greeting on the bottom of a piece of Basic White cardstock using the Magenta Madness ink pad. Cut out the greeting using a Paper Trimmer just above the top of the letters. Cut the end using Paper Snips. Adhere to the left-side of the card.

Add Mini Dimensionals to the back of the mini pot and leaves and add to the card.

Cut a piece of Linen Thread and tie it in a bow. Place a Mini Glue dot on the large flower pot and add the linen bow.

Add little dots of Fine-Tip Glue Pen on the 5 flowers and place yellow Ice Cream Corner Sprinkles on top. Let dry.

If you love this card and want the tutorial, Download 2021 February_Welcoming Window_ Josee.

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Here is a teaser for my March class to go.  There are 3 cards.  You can get this set of cards free with a $50 order using the Host Code F3AEYHQU.  You can also purchase the kits to make the three cards for $15 plus shipping.  Included is the card kits and a PDF emailed to you with links to videos for each card.  My Luv 2 Create team members will pay $10.  You will need the Springtime Joy stamp set or some set that you can substitute.  I cannot send stamped images.

Springtime Joy Class Trio Teaser by Jo Anne Hewins

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