Tied Up … with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch

Hello all … Dianne here. Thank you Cheryll for asking me to be a guest designer this month. I am honoured to take part in the Sense of Whimsy blog.

As Cheryll mentioned, I have seen crafts come and go over this time and yes, I have tried my hand at many. For instance, does anyone remember the Hobbytex craze? Paint in a tube – quite revolutionary at that time. You could paint on anything. It was quite expensive back then. I saved up to buy everything in the range because I had to have it all … I guess some of you will relate! 🙂

For the last 10 years, my favourite crafts are scrapbooking, card making and all things paper craft and I now teach cardmaking and memory keeping. I have been using Stampin’ Up! products for a few years now and I believe they are some of the best quality products around.

Now after my nostalgic trip down memory lane, let’s move onto my first project featuring the Pop of Paradise Stamp Set (available in Wood Mount or Clear Mount).

Guest Designer Dianne Rippon

This card features one of the papers from the Pop of Pink Designer Series Paper pack and the Melon Mambo Thick Baker’s Twine and has an interesting scalloped closure.

Pop of Paradise Opening the Card

Get out your best ruler to measure the card for punching the Scalloped Tag Topper tabs. These tabs form the closure element for the card … slip the Baker’s Twine through the slots and tie in a bow.

Pop of Paradise fully open

Once you untie the Baker’s Twine bow, the card opens up to reveal the same Thinking of You greeting stamped in Melon Mambo ink on the inside of the card, positioned carefully so it sits behind the scalloped tab. Plenty of room for a handwritten greeting, just remember to ensure that it doesn’t protrude from behind the top flap when the card is closed.

Close up of the heart greeting feature

The Thinking of You heart is stamped and embossed with clear embossing powder before being die cut with the Sweet & Sassy Framelits dies.

I unravelled some of the thick baker’s twine into many threads, and then wrapped them around the layer above and below the heart for a less bulky finish.

Pop of Paradise card and envelope

A pretty envelope completes the package.

Leave a comment to receive a PDF tutorial for this project … and don’t forget you can purchase the products to create this card from Cheryll by visiting her online shop. Cheryll says to remind you that the Rewards code for this month is 4XKFXJQA … if you add this rewards code to your order, you will receive an extra gift at the end of the August.

Here is the supplies list:
Pop of Paradise Stamp Set (Wood Mount 141578 or Clear Mount 141581)
Melon Mambo Classic Ink Pad 126948
Versamark Pad 102283
Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper 141648 
Melon Mambo Cardstock A4 119980
Whisper White Cardstock A4 106549
Whisper White C6 Envelope 106588 
Melon Mambo Thick Baker’s Twine 141689
Sweet & Sassy Framelits Dies 141707
Scalloped Tag Topper Punch 133324
Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder 109130
Embossing Buddy 103083
Heat Tool 129056

Don’t forget to check back for more projects over the next few days.
Cheers
Dianne

2 comments

    • Thanks for stopping by and commenting Kim. It is a lovely card, isn’t it. PDF tutorial will be emailed to you separately later on today. xx

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