Thursday, March 23, 2017

Uchi's Design: Hello Friend Animation Card Tutorial

Hey everyone! I have something exciting to show you from Creativations 2017 trade show for all you stampers. Animation Clear Stamps by Uchi's Design.

**I receive products from Uchi's Designs and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L for use in my projects. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience and doing so I can share what I personally love to use :) **

Here's the stamps in action - courtesy of Ken's Kreations...

Let me show you how I created by interactive card. I used these sets - Animation Stamp Set - Owl and Animation Die Cut - Animation Card DC101

I cut TWO of the tabbed die cuts: one keep as is (will house the grid) and the other trim off the tabs (back cover of card).

With a coordinating patterned paper, make an A2-sized (4.25 x 5.0 inch) card base.

Apply adhesive on all four sides of the A2 card with E-Z Runner® Ultra and adhere to the tabbed die cut. Place fold side of A2 card on the edge of the inside scored line of tabbed die cut.

Next fold the tabs down onto the A2 size card, center the smaller label die in between the tabs and secure with repositionable tape. Run it through your manual die cutting machine. It will cut a window through all the layers.

Cut the grid to fit the tab and cover the window (leave an extra stripe over the right edge as seen in second image below). Place adhesive on the tabs and put your grid over them to secure.

Apply E-Z Runner® Ultra adhesive in the scored area of the back cover. Place it on the top edge of the card base (opposite of the tabbed edge) to create an accordion fold as seen in the next three images.

Set aside and let's work on the image! I loved the owl with the moving heart on his tummy. Stamp with black ink onto white cardstock. Trim and apply adhesive to the inside back cover - I used the grid as my guide.

To finish off, I applied 2 inch of adhesive on the inside, right above and below my grid to secure in place.

I nested my two labels together, secure with repositionable tape and ran it through my manual die cutting machine to create a frame. Do this twice - one for the outside and one for the inside for a finished look.

I used E-Z Runner® Micro because it has an 1/8 inch narrow adhesive strips and it can curve with the frame shape.

Next I cut a ribbon tail banner (also included in the Animation Die Cut - Animation Card DC101!) and adhere it with 3D Foam Squares. I hand wrote out my sentiment "Hello Friend" in gel pen that was close to my color scheme.

For the finishing touch, I added these pretty plastic flowers with Adhesive Dots 3D. I cut the adhesive dots to make them smaller so I can layer a pair of blooms and adhere the centers without worrying about them getting loose.

Here's another look on the inside and outside of card...

Uchi's Design Supplies:
Animation Stamp Set - Owl
Animation Die Cut - Animation Card DC101
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: E-Z Runner® Ultra Refillable Dispenser, E-Z Runner® Micro Refillable Dispenser, 3D Foam Squares White, Regular and Adhesive Dots 3D
Stamp Positioning Tool: MISTI (My Sweet Petunia)
Manual Die Cutting and Embossing Machine
Teal Gel Pen: Fun Stamper Journey
Flower Embellishment; Black Rhinestones

Such a FUN + CLEVER stamp product idea! If you love it as much as I do, tell your favorite retailer to order or go to and order at: Uchi's Design Animation Stamps, Dies + Grid.

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: Dimensional Hexie Shamrock Card Tutorial

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! Today I'm up on Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Blog to share a card that has dimension in my background and in my embellishment, using our 3D Foam products. LOVE how it turned out!

**As a part of Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Design Team, Spellbinders® Paper Arts and Authentique Paper, I receive products for use in my projects. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience and doing so I can share what I personally love to use :) **

The Emerald Collection from Authentique Paper is the perfect patterns to use for this occasion. I cut about 26 Hexagons from my die and edged them with green ink for a subtle look. I ended up using 24 but I wanted a choice of patterns ;)

Once I cut and inked them up, I placed the die cuts on top of my A2-sized (5.50 x 4.25") card base.

I used my E-Z Runner® Grand to adhere most of my die cuts but popped up four random die cuts with 3D Foam Squares Black, Regular.

After all were secured them down, trim off the excess and your card base is done.

Now to embellish! I cut a rectangle shape from green patterned paper and cut another a little larger to mat with gold mirror cardstock. I adhered them together with E-Z Runner® Grand.

To create my gold shamrock, I took four 3D Foam Hearts and placed them on top of my matted rectangle. Remove the top liner to sprinkle gold glitter on top. Press firmly to make sure they are stuck on well. Shake off excess.

To anchor my embellished shamrock, I used Extreme Double-Sided Tape 1/2" as a ribbon by adhere right down my card base. After taking off the liner, I sprinkled glitter. press down and dust off the excess.

For these wonderful sequins and gems, I used the Adhesive Dots Small to adhere on to the card front. These adhesive dots are perfect for many sizes of embellishment - we have six sizes of Adhesive Dots!

Add the embellished shamrock rectangle piece on top with 3D Foam Squares White, Regular and you're done!

Here's another look...

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L:
E-Z Runner® Grand Dispenser
3D Foam Squares Black, Regular
3D Foam Squares White, Regular
3D Foam Hearts
Adhesive Dots Small
Extreme Double-Sided Tape 1/2" Permanent
Ink and Foam Applicator: Distress Ink - Mowed Lawn (Ranger Ink/Tim Holtz)
Patterned Paper: The Emerald Collection (Authentique Paper)
Die and Machine: Hexagon and Prizm™ Die Cutting and Embossing Machine (Spellbinders® Paper Arts)
Gold Mirror Cardstock; White Card Base; Sequin; Gems

Thank you for stopping in!

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: Happy Birthday Card with Adhesive Dots Flower Centers

I'm on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Blog today. I made a very special card for a special lady - my mom! Happy Birthday!! Along with loads of dimension, I used Adhesive Dots Small and glitter to create a sparkly flower center. Would you use this technique?

**As a part of Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Design Team and Spellbinders® Paper Arts, I receive products for use in my projects. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience and doing so I can share what I personally love to use :) **

Let's start with the flower die cuts. I die-cut, embossed and then stencil through the die with ink to highlight its embossed design.

Next I embossed a 4.0 x 5.25 inch piece of dark pink cardstock with an embossing folder to make my A2-sized (4.25 x 5.50 inch) card panel. Cut and embossed a leafy vine in green cardstock.

I wanted a different kind of dimension so I cut the dark pink card panel one third from the bottom to leave space in between to stamp my sentiment. Using Crafty Foam Tape - Black, it give the panels a lift.

Using the two piece card panel as my guide, I lined up the sentiment in my stamp placement tool for a perfect imprint.

Now my favorite part! Making those glittery flower centers :) I placed an Adhesive Dots Small in the center, rub and lift off liner gently. Then pour on the glitter over the adhesive dot, press and shake off excess. SUPER EASY + FAST!

Next I trimmed the leafy vine and adhered with the Adhesive Dots Small (behind the leaves), then adhered flowers with 3D Foam Squares Regular White on top for extra dimension.

Here's another look...

Thanks for stopping by!

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®
Crafty Foam Tape - Black
Adhesive Dots Small
3D Foam Squares Regular, White
Die Templates and Embossing Folder: Spellbinders® Paper Arts
Stamp: Flourishes LLC
Ink and Dauber Applicator: Tsukineko/IMAGINE Crafts
Glitter: Stampendous
Stamp Tool: MISTI by My Sweet Petunia
Pink, Dark Pink and Green Cardstock;