EEK It’s a Halloween Eclipse Card

Hi Stampers. EEK!  It’s here! The end of October AND Halloween!  I have another Halloween card for you, using the eclipse technique.  This card is very similar to the BOO card I did on Monday.  See that card HERE.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique EEK Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I’m a huge fan of the eclipse technique! This card started with a Pumpkin Pie card base, 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″. Next is a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Basic Black CS and then a 5″ x 3 3/4″ layer of Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique EEK Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I used the Large Letter Framelit Dies to cut the word “EEK” out of the DSP on my Big Shot. Next, I used mini stampin’ dimensionals to pop them up (Monday’s card used fun foam to lift the letters off of the card base). The DSP (without the letters) is adhered to the card base first. Next, you add mini stampin’ dimensionals to the backs of the letters and then insert them into the holes where they go (making sure the pattern lines up).

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique EEK Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

For the greeting, I used a 1″ x 4″ strip of Pumpkin Pie CS and a 3/4″ x 4″ strip of Very Vanilla CS. I stamped the greeting, from the Stampin’ Up! Cauldron Bubble stamp set, in Pumpkin Pie ink onto the VV strip. The ends of both strips were flagged with the Banner Triple Punch. I added three gems to the end of the strips and popped them onto the card front with stampin’ dimensionals.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique EEK Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

Inside the card is lined with a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Very Vanilla CS. The cauldron and cat were cut out of the Toil & Trouble DSP using the Cauldron Framelit Dies that coordinate with the Cauldron Bubble stamp set – the frog was fussy cut using paper snips. I adhered the cauldron, cat and frog using multipurpose liquid adhesive. The greeting Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble is stamped in Pumpkin Pie ink.

Here is my Facebook Live Video Tutorial for this eclipse technique card.:

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Ribbon of Courage Roses

Hi Stampers. Wow, the month of October just flew by!  October is breast cancer awareness month. I wanted to be sure and post this card using the Stampin’ Up! Ribbon of Courage stamp set before October ended.  This card is perfect for anyone battling breast cancer.  Of course, you can change up the color and have it represent any cancer survivor.

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage handmade card for breast cancer by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I this new fold I have discovered.  It’s simple and yet a little bit different.  This card starts with a Blushing Bride card base that is just 4″ x 5 1/2″. Next is a 8″ x 5 1/4″ layer of Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper.  The DSP was scored at 4″ and again at 2″ and is then folded into a Z pattern.

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage handmade card for breast cancer by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The top of the card has a 3″ x 4 1/4″ layer of Blushing Bride CS and 2 3/4″ x 4″ Whisper White CS. Onto the Whisper White layer, I stamped the ribbon (from the Stampin’ Up! Ribbon of Courage stamp set) in Blushing Bride ink.  The word “couage” was stamped onto a 3″ x 1/2″ strip of Whisper White in Blushing Bride ink.  I then flagged the ends with my paper snips and sponged the edges with Blushing Bride ink. The banner was attached to the card front with stampin’ dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage handmade card for breast cancer by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The inside of the card also has a 3″ x 4 1/4″ layer of Blushing Bride CS and 2 3/4″ x 4″ Whisper White CS. Onto the Whisper White layer, I stamped the sentiment (also from the Stampin’ Up! Ribbon of Courage stamp set) in Blushing Bride ink.

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage handmade card for breast cancer by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

Here is a photo giving you an idea of how the card opens. I just love how it came out and I hope you do too!

Video Tutorial:

Here is the video of my recent Facebook Live showing how to make this card.

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Toil & Trouble Eclipse Card

Hi Stampers. I can’t believe how fast time is flying by, Halloween will be here before we know it! I have several Halloween projects I’ve done that I still want to share with you.  This card I made on one of my recent Facebook Live broadcasts. (That FB Live is uploaded to YouTube and featured for you below).

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique BOO Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I love simple cards that pop a wow.  The eclipse technique is great for that!  This card started with a Gorgeous Grape card base, 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″. Next is a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Basic Black CS and then a 5″ x 3 3/4″ layer of Designer Series Paper.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique BOO Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

For this card, I used the ghosts from the Toil & Trouble DSP. I used the Large Letter Framelit Dies to cut the word “BOO” out of the DSP on my Big Shot. Next, I cut out the same letters in fun foam to lift the letters off of the card base. (You can also use mini stampin’ dimensionals to pop them up).

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique BOO Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The DSP (without the letters) is adhered to the card base first, next you place the letters into the holes (without glue) to find out where the centers of the letters go. Then adhere the centers of the letters with glue and remove the letters themselves. Using glue to adhere the fun foam letters into the holes and then the DSP is glued over the top of those.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique BOO Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

For the greeting, I used a 1″ x 4″ strip of Gorgeous Grape CS and a 3/4″ x 4″ strip of Whisper White CS. I stamped the greeting, from the Stampin’ Up! Cauldron Bubble stamp set, in Gorgeous Grape ink onto the WW strip. The ends of both strips were flagged with the Banner Triple Punch. I added three gems to the end of the strips and popped them onto the card front with stampin’ dimensionals.

Toil & Trouble Eclipse Technique BOO Halloween card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

Inside the card is lined with a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Whisper White CS.  The witch and hat were cut out of the Toil & Trouble DSP using the Cauldron Framelit Dies that coordinate with the Cauldron Bubble stamp set – or you can fussy cut them if you wish. I adhered the witch and hat using multipurpose liquid adhesive. The greeting Trick or Treat is stamped in Gorgeous Grape ink.

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Call Me Clover Belated Birthday Card

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Hi Stampers.  Wow, has this week gone by fast or what?!?!  I love having the holiday, but am having difficulty cramming 5 days worth of work into 4 days!  Anyone else have that issue this week?  But, I digress… You are here to see today’s post.  It’s only fitting that I’m doing a belated birthday card.  LOL Today I have a color challenge for you.  Global Stamping Friends were asked to make a project using Call Me Clover.  The only other colors we could use were Whisper White or Basic Black.  It was a challenge all right!  LOL  But, I am pretty happy with the end result.

I actually ended up making two cards.  The are both pretty similar.  One is just a “stepped up” version.  You can choose to make the simple card or the stepped up version.  The card base started with a 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″.  I then cut off 2 3/4″ off the long side.  Save this piece, you will need it for the front.  Next, I cut some Call Me Clover DSP 2 1/2″ x 4″ and a strip 1/2″ x 4″.  The larger of these was adhered to the front of the card and the 1/2″ strip was adhered to a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White CS for the inside of the card.

For the basic card, I used the 2 3/4″ x 4 1/4″ piece I had cut off and turned it 90 degrees.  This piece was adhered it to the card front using snail adhesive.  I only put adhesive on the half of this layer that would be touching the front of the card on the left. The sentiments were stamped onto a 2 1/2″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White CS in Call Me Clover ink. It was then adhered to the Call Me Clover layer with snail adhesive.

On the interior of the card I stamped ” forgive me? ” in Call Me Clover ink.

For the “stepped up” version. I took the piece 2 3/4″ x 4 1/4″ I had cut off an adhered it a piece of Whisper White CS that is 2 7/8″ x 4 5/8″.  The word “sorry” was stamped onto a 3 1/2″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White CS using my Stamparatus.  I then (without moving the CS or stamp, I cleaned the stamp and inked it with Versamark ink and stamped again. then, using clear embossing powder I heat embossed the word “sorry”. I cut a strip of Whisper White CS 3 1/2″ x  3/4″ and stamped the sentiment in Call Me Clover ink.  The ends of the strip were flagged the end using the Banner Triple Punch and I sponged the edges with Call Me Clover ink using a sponge dauber.   I attached the strip to the front of the card with stampin’ dimensionals.

Stampin’ Tip: Using the Stamparatus allowed me to stamp the word “sorry” in EXACTLY the same spot twice.  This allowed me to stamp the Versamark over the Call Me Clover ink.  Using the clear embossing powder made the word appear to be heat embossed in Call Me Clover.  This is a great technique for making heat embossing look like any one of our colors and the Stamparatus made it super easy!

The inside of the card was stamped with ” forgive me? ” in Call Me Clover ink.  I hope you like today’s monochrome card.  If you don’t already have a demonstrator and wish to purchase any of the products used in the making of this card, I have listed all products used below.  Each one has a link to my store making them easy to purchase.

To follow along on the blog hop and see many more projects done in Call Me Clover, just click the “next” button below.  If you ever lose track of where you are you can use the list below to find your place again.

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Blog hop line up:

  1. Amber Thompson
  2. Tricia Butts
  3. Anastasia Radloff
  4. Karie Beglau
  5. Susan Simpson
  6. Anja Reuss
  7. Kimberley Morris
  8. Lisa Ann Bernard  <—- You are here
  9. Libby Dyson
  10. Marieke Bart
  11. Jan Musselman
  12. Angélique Stempelkeuken
  13. Jenn Curtis Charles
  14. Amanda Farlinger
  15. Narelle Fasulo

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Fall Leaves Colorful Seasons – Baby Wipe Technique

Hi Stampers. I don’t know about you, but I so ready for Fall!  This was an unusually hot summer for Idaho and I don’t do heat well.  I always say, I can always put more clothes on when I’m cold – I can’t take anymore off when I’m hot! Thankfully, our home has A/C, so I’ve spent a good part of the summer indoors stamping!  This gave me time to play with new techniques and revisit some old techniques.  Today’s card uses the baby wipe technique.  This technique has been around a while and it works perfectly for these Fall Leaves.

Fall leaves "Just Breathe" card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons baby wipe technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This card starts with a Mossy Meadow card base – 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″. The main stamping layer is a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Very Vanilla CS.  For the stamping I used Stampin’ Up! Colorful Season stamp set.

Fall leaves "Just Breathe" card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons baby wipe technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The main idea of the baby wipe technique is to take a wet baby wipe and add ink from Stampin’ Up! ink refills and then use that as your ink pad.  I put mine on a plate from the Big Shot to be sure the ink did not seep through to my work surface. I chose a variety of fall colors – Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow and Merry Merlot. I randomly added ink to the baby wipe and then inked up my stamps using this as my ink pad.

Fall leaves "Just Breathe" card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons baby wipe technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I used two of the leaf stamps from the Stampin’ Up! Colorful Seasons stamp set.  I chose the “Just Breathe” stamp as my sentiment. I made sure to have some of the leaves hang off the edge, making it look more natural. After the stamping, I adhered this layer to my card base with snail adhesive.

Fall leaves "Just Breathe" card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons baby wipe technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The interior of the card has a 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Very Vanilla CS adhered with snail adhesive.  As an accent – and to have it coordinate with the outside of the card.  I used the Wood Textures DSP and the tree branch die from the Seasonal Layers Thinlit Dies. It really was a quick and easy card to make.

If you wish to purchase any of these supplies, I have included a list below with links to my online store.  I really appreciate you supporting me in a job that I love!

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Josephs Coat Heat Embossing Technique

Hi Stampers.  I recently had a class on heat embossing.  Some people find it intimidating – but it’s really fun and gives some great effects!  Today I’m showing you are card made with the Josephs Coat Technique.

Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dream Josephs Coat heat embossing technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This card started with a Blackberry Bliss card base, 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″.  I then used a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of whisper White CS and sponged Bermuda Bay, Pool party, Pacific Point, Blackberry Bliss & Rich Razzleberry ink all over this layer.  Using a Stamping Sponge wedge I covered the entire layer with the ink colors randomly sponged all over. Next, I inked up the dragonfly stamp from Dragonfly dreams with Versamark and stamped it randomly over the top of the sponged ink and then added clear embossing powder and heated it with the heat tool. Black ink was then sponged over the top of the entire layer with a Stampin’ Sponge wedge. After the layer was covered in black ink, I used a tissue to rub off the dragonfly images.  The black ink did not stick to the clear embossing powder. Because the embossing was clear, the colors from underneath showed through, giving a beautiful effect.

Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dream Josephs Coat heat embossing technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I used the coordinating Detailed Dragonfly Thinlit Dies to die cut a dragonfly out of Vellum.  This was attached to the card front over the top of one of the center dragonflies by using two glue dots under the body.  To cover the glue dots, I cut out another dragonfly body (with the die) using Basic Black cardstock and glued that over the top.  The wings are not attached, so that the float over the colored dragonfly.

Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dream Josephs Coat heat embossing technique by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

A 5 1/4″ x 4″ layer of Whisper White CS lines the inside of the card.  Onto this layer I stamped the sentiment (from Dragonfly Dreams) in Blackberry Bliss ink. I inked the dots from the same set with the same color markers used on the outside of the card.

Stampin’ Tip: Lay the stamp face up on your workspace and ink the stamp with the brush end of the marker, starting with the lightest color first and darkest color last.

The final touch was to use a scrap of black cardstock to cut a single wing from the Detailed Dragonfly die and glue it to the upper left corner.  I trimmed off excess wing from the back side and then adhered this layer into the card with snail adhesive.

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