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Free Tutorial Tuesday A Touch of Ink

Hello Tuesday!  I have a beautiful card for you using the Sale-a-Bration stamp set A Touch of Ink.  This is one of the choices with a $100 purchase.  It's a lovely set with outline images, fill stamps, and lovely sentiments.  It has it all!  The card today was created by me.  Warning!  There is some fussy cutting!

Tutorial medley A Touch of Ink by Jo Anne Hewins

I think this is so pretty.  Here are all the details and measurements.


Stamp Sets: A Touch of Ink (155233)

Cardstock: Thick Basic White (159229), Basic White (159276)

Ink: Memento Black (132708), Old Olive (147090), Daffodil Delight Combo Blends (154883), Smoky Slate Combo Blends (154904)

Tools & Accessories: Ornate Layers dies (152726), Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder (154317), Matte Black Dots (154284), Paper Snips (103579), Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo (153620), Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653)



Card Base: Thick Basic White 4 ¼ x 11, score at 5 ½.

Cardstock #2: Basic White 3 ½ x 5, extra Basic White



Fold card base and burnish fold.

Run the front of the card base through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with the Painted Texture 3D embossing folder.

Cut the 2nd largest rectangle from the Ornate Layers dies. Stamp the saying from A Touch of Ink in the lower right corner using Memento Black ink. Add this layer with dimensionals.

On extra Basic White, stamp two of the leaves and 1 of the flowers in Memento Black ink.

Stamp the leaves with the more solid stamp in Old Olive ink to fill in. Cut these out with Paper Snips.

Color the stamens of the flowers with a Dark Daffodil blend. Shade in the petals with the Light Smoky Slate blend. Cut this out as well.

Add the two leaves from the upper left corner. One goes over toward the right of the rectangle and the other goes down the left side. Add with dimensionals.

The flowers are placed with the stem at about the same place and goes down toward the middle of the card. These are also added with dimensionals.

Add a white bow using the Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack. Add with glue dots.

Finish with some of the Matte Black Dots.

Enjoy your card!

If you would like to download this tutorial, Download Tutorial Medley A Touch of Ink for February (1).  

Here are a few more images.

Tutorial Medley February Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Tutorial Medley February Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks for joining me today.  I hope you make this card.  Who wouldn't want to receive it!

I love making cards.  It just makes me happy.  Let me know if I can enable your happiness.  If you need supplies, I can definitely help you.  Read about my free class offer below with purchase of $50 or more.

In Bloom Note Card Class Teaser 2 by Jo Anne Hewins

Now I would like to introduce a new class that you can get free with a $50 purchase using the Host Code U9YDQAQK.  Of course, you would not use the code should your order be over $150.  You would earn your own rewards.  This class is a card holder made from a 12 x 12 piece of patterned paper and 4 note cards with envelopes.  The class uses the Field & Flowers Designer Series Paper, a free Sale-a-Bration choice with a $50 purchase, and the In Bloom bundle.  In fact, ordering the In Bloom Bundle, at a 10% savings, for $48.50, already has you almost to $50.  Just add one more item!  Offer begins January 19th through February 28th.

You will get

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Four Note Cards & Envelopes

Paper cut and In Bloom parts cut for each card, ready to assemble.

PDF and link to a video.

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Art Gallery and the Ornate Layers Dies

Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #646.  We have a color challenge this week using the colors Merry Merlot, Flirty Flamingo, and Old Olive.


I used the Art Gallery bundle that consists of the stamp set and the Floral Gallery dies.  Here is my card.

CCMC #646 Art Gallery by Jo Anne Hewins

The card base is Old Olive measuring 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded at 4 1/4.  Stamp around the outside of the base with the largest flower stamp in Versamark.

Using the Ornate Layers dies, cut out the second largest layer in Basic White.  Add with dimensionals.

On Basic White, stamp the largest flower in Flirty Flamingo.  Add the smaller more detailed flower over the top of the first one.  Use stamped off Merry Merlot.  I actually made this flower a 3 step. Use Merry Merlot to stamp the smallest flower in the center.  Stamp the stem in Old Olive.

Use the Floral Gallery dies to cut out the flower and stem.  Add these to the center of the white layer with dimensionals.

CCMC #646 Art Gallery Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

The saying is stamped on white in Merry Merlot ink.  Cut out with the Floral Gallery dies.

Color some of the white twine from the Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack with a Dark Flirty Flamingo blend.  Tie into a bow and add to the stem with a glue dot.

Place the saying on the card with dimensionals over the ends of the bow.

CCMC #646 Art Gallery Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

Here is the inside of the card.  The saying is from the Art Gallery stamp set.  Stamp the flower again as on the front.

CCMC#646 Art Gallery by Jo Anne Hewins

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Enjoy the Moment Card Class by Jo Anne Hewins

This class uses the Basic White Note Cards & Envelopes.  There are 5 cards with envelopes using the Enjoy the Moment stamp set from the January-June Mini Catalog.
The class comes with
#154452 Enjoy the Moment stamp set $23.00
# 159232 Basic White Note Cards & Envelopes  1/2 pack (10 count) $3.50 value
#152485 Neutrals DSP 1/2 pack  (20 sheets of 6 x 6)    $6.75 value
#104199 Linen Thread  $5.00
#159276 Basic White (Whisper White substitution while I have it) 10 sheets 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
#144628 Acetate Card Boxes (2 count) 
Ribbon to tie around boxes (2 count)
Pieces to assemble 2 each of 5 cards
Samples 6 x 6 of the three Sale-a-Bration designer packs (18 sheets)
PDF for the 5 cards (emailed)
I cannot include stamped images.  Warning:  there is a lot of fussy cutting for these cards.
Cost of class is $50 plus $4.00 shipping.

I will order the stamp sets and supplies on January 19th.  I'm not sure What the shipping times will be, but I don't expect it to be quick.  I'll get everything together with as little change over time as possible.  Without a long shipping time, I hope to have the packages mailed by Feb 1.

Additional supplies needed 
Ink:  Night of Navy, Early Espresso, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow
Glue Dots, Glue, Dimensionals, Snips, Foam Adhesive Strips, Sticky Notes

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Free Tuesday Tutorial In the Pines Bundle

Today's Free Tutorial features the In the Pines Bundle.  I am a lover of trees.  This was one of the first bundles that I purchased from the August-December Mini.  The card today was designed by me.  It's a fun fold.

Tutorial Medley In the Pines November

Here is the inside of the card.

Tutorial Medley In the Pines November Inside

Are you interested?  Well here are the details and directions.

In the Pines Fun Fold


Stamp Sets: In the Pines (153448), bundle (155182)

Cardstock: Early Espresso (119686), Whisper White (100730), Shaded Spruce (146981)

Ink: Shaded Spruce (147088)

Tools & Accessories: Pine Woods Dies (153563), So Many Snowflakes Dies (153560), Stitched Shapes Dies (152323), Banners Pick a Punch (153608) Snowflake Sequins (150443), Adhesive Sheets (152334), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Designer Paper: In Good Taste (152494)



Card Base: Early Espresso 4 ¼ x 5 ½

Cardstock #2: Early Espresso 3 x 8 ½, score at 4 ¼

Cardstock #3: Whisper White 2 ¾ x 4 for insert, 4 x 4 for snowflakes

Cardstock #4: Shaded Spruce 4 x 4 for trees

Designer Paper #1: In Good Taste Dark Wood 2 pieces at 1 x 4 and one piece at 2 ¾ x 4

Designer Paper #2: In Good Taste Light Wood for largest oval of Stitched Shapes at 2 ¾ x 3 ½

Adhesive Sheets for Snowflakes and Trees, two at 4 x 4



Glue the two thin strips of dark wood from In Good Taste to the sides of the card front. This is a hamburger, long way, card. Watch your spacing around the edges.

Fold and burnish the long piece of Early Espresso card stock. Glue this piece to the card front between the two designer paper pieces. Spacing should be about the same.

Stamp the Whisper White insert. The saying is in Shaded Spruce ink and is from the In the Pines stamp set. Stamp with the four trees stamp at the bottom in Shaded Spruce. Stamp off Shaded Spruce to color the inside of the trees with this more solid stamp. Glue to the inside of the card.

Line the Whisper White card stock on one side with Adhesive Sheets cut to 4 x 4. Cut out the snowflakes using the So Many Snowflakes dies. Peal off the back to add the snowflakes. Note that some of the snowflakes will be covered with the oval, so they could possibly be cut in half.

Cut the light wood designer paper with the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes dies. With a scrap of Whisper White cut another piece with the largest oval that could represent the snow at the bottom of the oval. Glue this to the bottom of the oval. If there is room on your scrap with the Adhesive Sheets, that could be used for this piece. Glue to the center of the card front.

Add Adhesive Sheets to the back of the Shaded Spruce piece and cut out 1 large detailed tree and 2 small detailed tree. Peal the backing and add to the card.

Add several of the Snowflake Sequins on the card front.

Stamp the saying from In the Pines in Shaded Spruce on a ½ inch of Whisper White scrap. Punch the ends with the Banners Pick a Punch. Add to the card with dimensionals.

If you would like to download this tutorial Download Tutorial Medley In the Pines December 2020 (1)

Want a few extra pictures?  Well here you go.

In the Pines Tutorial by Jo Anne Hewins

In the Pines Tutorial Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Now you could easily make this into a Christmas card just by changing the saying!  Thanks for being here when there are so many other places you could be.  I hope you enjoyed the card.  

Today demonstrators are able to order from the upcoming January-June Mini catalog.  I'm also able to order catalogs!  If you have ordered from me in the last six months I'll be sending you catalogs (Sale-a-Bration too).  If you need catalogs and don't already have a demonstrator, please let me know.  I would love to be your demo and catalogs will be in the mail!

In the Pines Tutorial Card  by Jo Anne Hewins

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Blossoms in Bloom Easy Stamping

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #626.  This week we are using the colors Misty Moonlight, Mossy Meadow, and Cinnamon Cider.  


Here is my card using the Blossoms in Bloom stamp set.

CCMC#626 Blossoms in Bloom by Jo Anne Hewins

This is a super simple card to make.  There's a few layers, stamping, and ribbon.  That's it!

The card base is Misty Moonlight that is 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded at 4 1/4.  The next layer is Cinnamon Cider cut to 3 7/8 x 5 1/8.

The Whisper White layer is 3 3/4 x 5.  First stamp the large cluster of flowers in Misty Moonlight ink near the bottom left corner.  Add leaves in Mossy Meadow throughout the flowers.  Stamp the saying in Mossy Meadow in the upper right corner.  Add two single flowers around the saying.  Make leaves for these flowers in Mossy Meadow.

Stamp Cinnamon Cider in the center of the flowers.  Stamp off for all of the flower centers.  The lone flowers have a different center.

Tape a length of the Misty Moonlight Ribbon across the card.  I tape from the back.  Add a bow with a glue dot.  You may want to add a glue dot under the ribbon that goes across too to hold it in place.

CCMC #626 Blossoms in Bloom Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

The inside of the cards looks almost like the outside.  The saying of course is different and there aren't any extra single flowers.  Easy peasy!

CCMC#626 Blossoms in Bloom by Jo Anne Hewins

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Painted Poppies A Tutorial Medley Group Card by Diane Lethbridge

Happy Friday!  I'm going to share a card using Painted Poppies by Diane Lethridge.  It's lovely!

Painted Poppies by Diane Lethbridge Tutorial Medley

Here are the directions to make this card.


Stamp Sets: Painted Poppies (151599), Peaceful Moments (151595)

Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry (115316), Whisper White (100730)

Ink: Rich Razzleberry (147091)

Tools & Accessories: Painted Labels Dies (151605)

Designer Paper: Peaceful Poppies DSP (151324)

Misc: Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding (151326), Peaceful

Poppies Sequins (151325)



Card Base: Rich Razzleberry 4.25 x 11

Cardstock #2: Whisper White 2 1/8” x 4 3/8” for center piece

Cardstock #3: Whisper White 4 1/8” x 4 3/8” for inside card

Whisper White @ 2 x 3 (for greeting)

Rich Razzleberry @ 2 x 3 (for greeting)

Whisper White @ 2.25 x 2.25 (for front flower – die cut)

Rich Razzleberry 3.25 x 3.25 for die cut swirly circle

Seam Binding -- @ 15” – enough to make a bow

Designer Paper: Peaceful Poppies DSP 7/8 x 4 3/8 (two pieces), 7/8 x 4 1/8


List steps here 1. Cut base from Rich Razzleberry.

2. Hold card in portrait position. Cut slits on each side of the front 1” wide, starting 1” from the end. Slit goes to 6.5” from the end and is 5.5 inches long. Use a pencil to mark the ends of the slit.

3. Hold card in landscape position. Score (on the end with the slit) at 1” all the way across. Score at 2” and 6.5” on the outside strips only. Score at 5.5 on the middle section only.

4. Attach DSP on the sides and bottom of the card.

5. Stamp the 3 images on measured white cardstock.

Grunge on the 2 1/8 x 4 3/8 white piece

Flower and greeting on small white pieces

6. Die cut the greeting, and extra Razzleberry piece

7. Die cut the flower and the swirly circle piece

8. Adhere the pieces using tape runner or dimensionals

9. Add bow and sequins as desired.

If you would like to download this tutorial click Download Painted Poppies by Diane Lethbridge for Tutorial Medley

I hope that you will try this project.  It's so pretty!

Thank you for joining me today.  I hope you'll be able to stamp something today!

FROM NOW UNTIL MARCH 31ST, ALL ORDERS $50 OR MORE WILL GET A DESIGNER SERIES PAPER SAMPLER WITH 24 SHEETS OF 4 X 6 PAPERS!!!!  THINK OF ALL OF THE CARDS YOU COULD MAKE!  I will mail the sampler to you after I get notification of your purchase.  I just don't want you to miss out on anything.  Here's a picture, but papers may vary.

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