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Happy Summer card using SSS August 2015 card kit


SSS August 2015 card kit came with a lot of cute summer-y patterned papers and I really wanted to use them on a card to create an outdoor-sy, party-ish kinda card.

Here’s how I made this one. At the end I will list all the supplies. 1. To begin, I used one of the papers with the smaller patterns and fussy cut images for the treats. They became the focal point for this card.

2. I trimmed a horizontal stripe of the wood patterned paper to create the feel of an outdoor picnic table.

3. I also used the banner stamp from the kit and embossed it using white embossing powder multiple times on a piece of dark red cardstock I had in my stash. I let the banners overlap in the center to create an appearance of them being hung over the picnic area.

4. Next I stamped the large Summer word on my wooden “table” piece using VersaFine black ink.

5. As a finishing touch, I added generous amount of glossy accent on top of all the treats, mounted all the pieces with foam squares on a standard card created using the fog cardstock and added a little puffy sticker that says, “happy” just above the word “Summer”.

Supplies List

Simon Says Stamp Card Kit of the Month August 2015 SUMMER SUNSHINE

Simple Stories SUMMER VIBES Snap Cards 6323

We R Memory Keepers SMALL PRECISION SCISSORS Cutting Tool 70939-8

Ranger Inkssentials GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue Dimensional Adhesive GAC17042

Simon Says Clear Stamps FLIP FLOP SEASON sss101543

Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001

WOW Embossing Powder WHITE PEARL Regular WE10R

Ranger Inkssentials US HEAT IT CRAFT TOOL HIT00471 United States Use

October Afternoon SUMMERTIME Pillow Puffs Stickers EM1317

Best Creation BIG SQUARES 3-D Foam Tape Adhesive FT004

Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# FOG Gray FG27

Sticky Thumb PERMANENT ADHESIVE RUNNER American Crafts RUN000*

Sizzix BIG SHOT MACHINE Powder Blue & Teal 657900

We R Memory Keepers TRIM AND SCORE Board 71337-1

I hope you like this one and feel inspired to create something on your own. ~Varada

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