Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Light Up My Life - Tutorial

Hi Friends! I've got such a cute card to share with you today. The "Jar of Love" is the featured product for this card. I love fireflies, which we see quite often in the summer, here in Nova Scotia. I hope you enjoy today's project!

Supplies Used:
        Stamp Sets -  Jar of Love (141587); Hardwood (133032)
        Card Stock Thick Whisper White (140272); Crumb Cake (120953); Whisper White (100730); Crushed Curry (131199)
        Stamp Pads Black Archival Stampin Ink (140931); Crumb Cake (126975); Crushed Curry (131173)
        Misc. Everyday Jars Framelits (141490); Big Shot (143263); Magnetic Platform (130658); Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper (144163); Linen Thread ( 104199); Delicate White Doilies (141701); Classic Label Punch (141491); Dimensionals (104430); Snail adhesive (104332)

  • Thick Whisper White Card Stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in half 
  • Crumb Cake:  4 x 5 1/4 
  • Pick a Pattern DSP strip:  1 x 4 
  • Whisper White: 4 x 2 1/2 
  • Crushed Curry scraps


  1. Stamp crumb cake card stock with crumb cake ink, using the Hardwood stamp.
  2. Cut doily in half and adhere to crumb cake card stock.
  3. Adhere DSP strip to crumb cake, overlapping the doily.  Wrap two times with linen thread and tie in a bow.
  4. Stamp the Mason Jar and handle with black archival ink.  Using coordinating framelits, cut out.
  5. Stamp glow in crushed curry, and stamp fireflies in black archival ink. 
  6. Apply the handle to Mason Jar image using snail adhesive.
  7. Adhere Mason Jar to card front using dimensionals.
  8. Stamp sentiment on crushed curry scrap.  Punch out using the Classic Label Punch.  Adhere to card front using dimensionals.
  9. Glue card front to Thick Whisper White card base.
  10. Mail to someone special!

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I've got a full day ahead of me - I'm preparing all my new online classes, my upcoming retreat and another round of stamp clubs. I truly love my job. I'm having so much fun planning all my projects.  I hope to have everything posted for you by the end of this week. 

As a side note, don't forget to redeem any Bonus Dollars that you may have earned from Stampin' Up! last month. You've got until the end of August to use them up!

Enjoy the day and HAPPY STAMPING!

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