Thursday, January 31, 2013

Company Spotlight on American Crafts by Hilary Kanwischer

Love Layout and Friend Card by Hilary Kanwischer


Scrap piece of eyelet trim, paper doily, and a scrap piece of quilting batting.


Layout size is 8 1/2 x 11:
1.  Cut cardstock slightly smaller than pattern paper and machine stitch together.  
2.  Print out a photo that measures approximately 5x5, (I altered my photo to match the pattern paper I used so it would all blend together). 
3.  Cut various strips of pattern paper and adhere to the center of the layout, machine stitching them down. 
4.  Hot glue a small piece of eyelet trim to the bottom of the layout. 
5.  Adhere buttons and a paper rosette to the trim.
6.  Punch or cut cloud shapes from pattern paper and adhere using 3D glue dots
7.  sprinkle superfine glitter to Thickers alphabet and adhere to the layout for your title. 
8.  Adhere a small scrap piece of quilters batting underneath the title, to add texture and soften the layout.

1.  Score and fold white cardstock so that it measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
2.  Cut pattern paper slightly smaller and round the edges if you desire.
3.  Cut another piece of white cardstock and machine stitch the two pieces together
4.  Cut a strip of yellow pattern paper and scallop trim with scissors a scallop border and adhere them together then adhere to the card.
5.  Apply a rub on sentiment
6.  Adhere flower rosettes and clouds with 3D dots
7.  I chose to then add a scrap piece of white cardstock at the top.
8.  Apply the card front to you the scored card.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Company Spotlight on American Crafts by Lisa Dorsey

Hello Friend Card by Lisa Dorsey


1. Create card out of gray cardstock.
2. Cut chevron paper slightly smaller and mount to card.
3. Mat tag on pink cardstock, punch heart for O and tie twine to tag. Attach to card.
4. Cut the word friend from cardstock and attach to card.
5. Embellish with brad and stickers.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Company Spotlight on American Crafts by Sherry Wright

Little Moments Page & Hello Card by Sherry Wright


1. Use the 12x12 burlap fabric for your page base. Cut yellow dot paper and adhere to burlap.
2. Adhere photo over yellow dot paper. Add die cut heart and tag to upper left corner.
3. Layer "2", fox, and limb die cuts over photo.
4. Add journaling cards and die cuts as seen.
1. Cut scraps from paper and layer at angels to card center.
2. Add die cut flower to center and tuck key into upper left corner.