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Tina Guigui

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Sending Fairy Kisses Card

September 17, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. I have a sweet card to share using the new Once Upon A Time release. Below is the steps to create your own Sending Fairy Kisses Card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Apply Distress Oxide Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn. Adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 3 – Diecut Leaf Pattern Background using White Soft Finish Cardstock. Adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Once Upon A Time Accessories in various colours of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue for some and Foam Tape for the rest.

Step 5 – Diecut Fairy 1 in various colours of Cardstock and Patterned Paper for the dress. Assemble using Kids Choice Glue. For the wand I used Metallic Cardstock for the stick and Glittered Cardstock for the star. For the wings I used Vellum and coloured it with a Light Pink Alcohol Marker then used a Glitter Pen. Adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 6 – Stamp Once Upon A Time sentiments using Versafine on Yellow Cardstock. Trim and adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

You Are Toad-ally Awesome Card

September 2, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Do you struggle with Masculine cards. I admit I do but with the new Once Upon A time release there are several options to create a masculine card. The new background dies or the Prince and Knight’s Armour are a few examples. I used the Frog and the Leaf Pattern Background die along with the Prince & Frog sentiments to create a fun Masculine themed card. Below you will find the steps to create your own You Are Toad-ally Awesome Card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Diecut Leaf Pattern Background using Patterned Paper. Adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 3 – Stamp Prince & Frog sentiment using Versamark on Black Cardstock. Sprinkle White Embossing Powder and remove the excess. Heat set it with a heat tool. Diecut the sentiment using Diagonal Stitched Fishtail and adhere to card bottom left using Foam Tape.

Step 4 – Diecut Frog using various colours of Cardstock (or White Soft Finish Cardstock and ink the pieces using your favourite inks). Assemble and Adhere to card using Foam Tape. Be sure to make sure that it looks like to Frog arms are holding the sentiment.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. This can also be a feminine card by changing the colours. Below is a link to all the product’s used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Hoppy Birthday Slimline Card

August 27, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. I created a scenic slimline card using the new Frog and Once Upon A Time Accessories dies along with the Prince and Frog Stamp Set. Below you will find the steps to create your own Hoppy Birthday Slimline card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 7” x 8 1/2”, score at 3 1/2” and fold in half for a horizontal side fold card. (Slimline)

Step 2 – Trim White Soft Cardstock to 3 1/2” x 8 1/2”. Apply Distress Oxide Ink using a Blender Brush. I used Tumbled Glass for the top and Cracked Pistachio on the bottom. Adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Diecut Frog in various colours of Cardstock. Assemble the frog using Kids Choice Glue. Adhere the pond and frog to the card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Once Upon A Time Accessories using various colours of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to the card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Stamp Prince and Frog sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs Sue Smith Creative Designs

Happy Birthday To You Card

August 3, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. The new Fairy release has 3 new Background dies. Organic Triangles, Floral Burst and Leaf Pattern. I love background dies because you can diecut and use them as is or they can be used as a stencil. Background dies make it super easy to create any occasion cards in no time at all. Just diecut the background die, applying ink before or after and add a big bold sentiment. Below you will find the steps to create your own Happy Birthday to You card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Diecut Floral Burst Background. The diecut will be your stencil.

Step 3 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Apply Ink of your choice filling the Cardstock. I inked using the colours of a rainbow. I used Distress Oxide Inks. Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Ripe Persimmon, Dusty Concord, Tumbled Glass, Moved Lawn, Cracked Pistachio.

Step 4 – Place the stencil created from Step 2 on top of the panel. I used some Pixie Spray on the backside and some Painter’s Tape to secure it. Apply Black Ink all over. Remove the stencil. This technique is called a Reverse Stencil Technique. Trim the edges and adhere to the card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 5 – Stamp Hello sentiment onto White Soft Finish Cardstock using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. Trim the edges and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 6 – Optional – For added interest and sparkle randomly adhere Jewels.

This card can be used for many occasions by changing the colours and sentiment. The Floral Burst Background die will be available in the shop this week. Below is a link to the product list. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting.

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Mushroom Shaped Card New Release

July 30, 2020

Hi Everyone, it’s Tina here. I am so excited to share with you a Mushroom Shaped Card from the new Fairy release from Joset Designs. This release is packed with mystical and fairy tale vibes. Below you will find the steps to create your own Mushroom Shaped Card.

Step 1 – Diecut Mushroom House (card base) using Cream Cardstock and (top of muchroom) using Red Cardstock. Fold on the score line. Apply ink to the edges. I used Distress Oxide Tea Dye.

Step 2 – Diecut Mushroom House (small mushroom, flowers, grass, door keyhole in various colours of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 3 – Stamp Once Upon A Time sentiment to the inside of the card using Versafine Onyx Black Ink.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to the product used. Which should be available by next week. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Hugs And Kisses Card

July 6, 2020

Hi Everyone, It’s Tina here. Today I am sharing a card using the Cherry Blossom Branch and Parrot dies along with the Fitted and Stitched Rounded Rectangles die. Below is the steps to create your own Hugs & Kisses Card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Diecut Fitted Rounded Rectangles using Solid Patterned Paper. Adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Diecut Stitched Rounded Rectangles using a Leaf Patterned Paper. Adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 4 – Stamp Bear Hugs Sentiment using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink in the upper left corner.

Step 5 – Diecut Cherry Blossom Branch using White Soft Finish Cardstock. Colour in the pieces in any medium of your choice. I used inks with a blender brush. Assemble the Branch and adhere to card using Foam Tape. (Tip: Did you know the small Cherry Blossom die (new bud) can be used as a leaf) That is what I used behind the Cherry Blossoms.

Step 6 – Diecut Parrot using Coloured Cardstock. Assemble and adhere the parrot to the card. I used a wobble to have some dimension and movement to the parrot.

This card can be used for many occasions by simply changing the sentiment. Below you will find a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

You Are Pandastic Card

June 30, 2020

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Panda’s are one of my favourite animals and I used the Panda Bear die to create today’s card. I used it along with the Bridge & Lotus and Adventure Edges Dies with the Bear Hugs Stamp set. Below you will find the steps to create your own You Are Pandastic card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/2” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Trim Light Green Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/2” and adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 3 – Stamp Bear Hugs sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink to the center bottom of the card.

Step 4 – Diecut Adventure Edges (Clouds) x 2using White Soft Finish Cardstock. Ink up the edges using any ink of your choice. I used Distress Oxide Tumbled Glass. Adhere to the card front the bottom layer using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive and the top layer using Foam Tape.

Step 5 – Diecut Bridge & Lotus in various colours of Cardstock. Assemble then adhere to card using Foam Tape for the everything except the Lotus and Leaves use Kid’s Choice Glue. A trick.

Step 6 – Diecut Panda using White and Black Cardstock. Assemble then adhere to card using Foam Tape. A tip: Place the images on your card and once you are happy with the design use Press ‘N Seal to pick up the pieces. Add the adhesive to the backside and then place on top of your card. Doing this step will ensure that your images will remain in the same place.

This can be used for many occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Have A Magical Day Card

June 3, 2020

Hi Everyone, it’s Tina here. Lately I seem to be in a rainbow mode so I decided that my balloons would have a rainbow colour theme. I absolutely loved the results and loved all the burst of colours. Below you will find the steps to create your own rainbow of balloons card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 4 1/4” x 5 1/2”. Diecut The Cardstock with Stitched Rectangles and Frame It – Stitched Circles to create a window panel. If you don’t have the Frame It then use Fitted Circles. The only difference is that you won’t have a Stitched Circle along the frame.

Step 3 – Adhere any DIY background to the card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape. I used Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper to create an ocean feel background.

Step 4 – Stamp Build Your Own Sentiments 1 using Versafine Onyx Black Ink to the center bottom of the panel created from Step 2. Adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 5 – Diecut Octopus and Party Accessories (Balloons x6, Balloon Strings And Party Hat) using White Soft Finish Cardstock. Colour in all the diecut pieces using Alcohol Markers. I used Spectrum Noir Classique Markers. Assemble all the pieces and adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue and Foam Tape. TIP: I placed all my assembled pieces loosely on my card front and when I was satisfied with the placement I used Glad Press’ N Seal to keep the placement. I adhered glue to the Balloons and Foam Tape to the Octopus on the back side then turned it around and placed back to the card front and removed the Glad Press’ N Seal.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the colours and sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Sending You XOXO Card

May 28, 2020

Hi Everyone, it’s Tina here. Rainbows have a new meaning these days. Did you know if you have circle dies you can make rainbows? Two of them. Below are the steps to create your own Sending You XOXO card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a horizontal card. (A2)

Step 2 – Place 7 circle dies evenly spaced on top of White Soft Finish Cardstock trimmed to 4 1/4” x 5 1/2” with removable tape. Diecut. Colour in rainbow colours using alcohol markers. Use tape on the backside to hold all the pieces together and adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape. Trim the access.

Step 3 – Diecut Sea Weed (the chest and accessories). Assemble the chest and adhere to card using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Peek-A-Boo Love Set and Entwined Heart (all the little hearts) using White Soft Finish Cardstock. Colour in various shades of red using Alcohol Markers. Adhere to the chest and some floating ones using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Stamp Bear Hugs sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink on White Soft Finish Cardstock. I did some stamp surgery by using Sending You A Bear Hug Stamp and using removable tape to cover A Bear Hug. I inked the stamp and removed the tape.

Step 6 – Diecut Diagonal Stitched Fishtails using the sentiment created from Step 5. Trim the left side and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 7 – Optional – Randomly adhere some Craft Drops Transparent Crystal.

This card can be used for any occasion by changing the sentiment. You can also change up the rainbow colours. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Thinking Of You Card

May 4, 2020

Hi Everyone, it’s Tina here. Today’s card is inspired with our current situation globally. With the lockdown we are all thinking of the day we can visit our family and friends. Below are the steps to create your own Thinking Of You Card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 7” x 8 1/2”, score at 3 1/2” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (Slimline)

Step 2 – Trim Green Cardstock to 3 1/2” x 8 1/2” and adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Trim Rusty Weathered Patterned Paper to 3 1/2” x 8 1/2”. Diecut Frame It Stitched Circles 3 times. Start in the middle and then diecut top then bottom for 3 windows. If you don’t have Frame It Stitched Circles you can use Stitched Circles.

Step 4 – Diecut Blooming Branches using Green Cardstock 4 times. Randomly trim and place along with windows from the background created from Step 3. Adhere tips to the backside of the background using Kids Choice Glue. Adhere to whole panel to the card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 5 – Diecut Monkey 3 times using Earth Tone colours (browns and taupe). Assemble and adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 6 – Stamp Build Your Own Sentiment using Versamark. Sprinkle White Embossing Powder and remove the excess. Heat set it with a heat tool. Trim and adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 7 – Diecut Words 2 – Thinking Of You (You die) using White Soft Finish Cardstock 3 times. Glue each layer and adhere to card just under the sentiment using Kids Choice Glue.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment, background papers and colours. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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