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Joy to You Card


Debbie Samples

Joy to You Card
By Debbie Samples


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Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Place the card with the fold on top. Cover with Winter’s Garden brown floral paper Place a red jewel border Dazzles™ on the right and left, 3/8” from the edges.
  2. Flowers: Cut a 5“ square of white cardstock, and place it in the MISTI tool. (refer to back of package for the color number circles) Stamp two #1 blue circle poinsettias on a scratch piece of paper to use as masks. Cut close to the stamped edge. Place the #1 blue circle poinsettia on the top center, about 1” from the top, and close the MISTI tool to attach the stamp. Ink the stamp with Sweet Melon ink. Open the MISTI, and wash the stamp. Place a mask over the first stamped image. (Roll a piece tape, and stick it on your clothes to remove some of the tack. Place on the back of the mask to hold in place) Place the #1 blue circle stamp on the bottom left of the first image, overlapping just a bit. Close the MISTI to attach the stamp. Open and ink with Sweet Melon. Close and stamp. Wash the stamp. Cover the second image with the second mask. Place the #1 blue circle poinsettia stamp on the bottom right, overlapping both stamped images just a bit. Close the MISTI, to attach, and open and ink with Sweet Melon ink. Close to stamp image. Remove the stamp. Remove both masks. Position the #2 blue circle stamp over the top image, matching the edges. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Cranberry ink. Close and stamp. Open, and wash stamp. Mask the top image. Position the #2 blue circle over the left image. Close MISTI. Ink with Cranberry, and close to stamp. Remove and wash stamp. Mask both top and left images. Position #2 blue circle stamp over the right image. Close MISTI. Open and ink with Cranberry ink. Close to stamp. Remove stamp and wash. Remove both masks. Position #3 blue circle stamp over the top image. Close the MISTI. Open, and ink with Merlot ink. Close to stamp. Open and wash the stamp. Mask the top image. Position the #3 blue circle stamp over the left image. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Merlot. Close and stamp. Wash the stamp. Mask the left and top images. Position the #3 blue circle stamp over the right image. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Merlot. Close to stamp. Wash the stamp.
  3. Leaves: Stamp on #1 Red circle stamp on scratch paper to use as a mask. Cut close to the stamped image. Position the poinsettias in the MISTI. Place the masks over the bottom two flowers. Place the #1 red circle stamp, centered between the two flower, with the bottom overlapping the flowers. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Moss ink. Close and stamp. Mask first image. Position #1 red circle stamp on the left of the first leaf. Close the MISTI. Open and ink the stamp with Moss ink. Close and stamp. Wash stamp. Continue to position the #1 red circle stamp around the poinsettia images, remembering to mask off the poinsettias as you stamp near that image. Repeat with #2 red circle stamp, and Seaweed ink. Finish each leaf with #3 red circle stamp, and Evergreen ink.
  4. Cut the cardstock to 4½”x4”. Use the cosmetic sponge, and Ochre ink to ink the edges as shown. Mat on Mocha Ripple holographic paper., with 1/8” borders. Mat again on dark red cardstock with 1/8” borders. Foam tape centered on the card front.
  5. Repeat the process with the three red inks, and the three blue circle stamps to create a single poinsettia on white cardstock. Cut close to the stamped image. Foam tape on the top flower.
  6. Place the sentiment and gold jewel Dazzles™ as shown.
  7. Card Inside: Mat a 5”x3½” Winter’s Garden beige/white paper on Winter’s Garden brown floral paper with ¼” borders. Place in the MISTI. Position the #2 blue circle stamp in the left corner. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Cranberry ink. Close to stamp. Remove, and positon the #3 blue circle stamp over the first image. Close the MISTI. Open and ink with Merlot ink. Use the mask, and the #1,2,& 3 red circle stamps to create two leaves on the bottom left.
  8. Stamp a swirl in black ink on the top and right of the poinsettia. Stamp the sentiment on the right. Place Dazzles™ as shown. Glue centered.