Category: Anniversary

Art Impressions Wedding/Birthday Cake Cards w/ Embossed Stencil Technique

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!

In todays video we will be creating two cards! The first card will be a 3-tiered wedding cake with some beautiful flowers and vines! We will be using the brand new Ai Birthday Cake GCH (5407) to create the cake and frosting and we will also be using the Ai Birdhouse Cubbies Set (5346) to stamp and die cut some flowers and vines to decorate our fancy cake! We will use some beautiful Rose Gold Embossing Powder to make some yummy frosting!

I will also be showing you how to emboss your cardstock by using your stencils. This is really easy to do and is another fun way to use your stencils to add texture and dimension to your cards!

This Birthday Cake GCH set is designed to work with the Envelope GCH Die set to create and little gift card holder pocket/envelope. Just a reminder that these sets will need to be purchased separately and there are several cute die sets that coordinate with this Envelope GCH Set ( Java, Snowman, Black Cat, Pumpkin, Santa)…so be sure to check those out as well!!!

For our second card, we will use the leftover flowers to quickly and easily create a matching Birthday Cake Card with some simples stenciling and a birthday candle!

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All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Birthday Cake GCH (5407)
  • Art Impressions Envelope GCH Set (5344) – Not used in todays video but needed if you were creating a Gift Card Holder!
  • Art Impressions Birdhouse Cubbies Set (5346)
  • Art Impressions SBC Exclusive Daisies Set (5228)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5063)
  • Art Impressions Watercolor Travel Box (Acrylic Block)
  • TCW 6×6 Stencil Mini Infinite Lace
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Pink Flamingo, Lt Carmine, Yellow, Mid Green
  • Tonic Studios Pearlescent Cardstock Blushing Pink
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss Pen
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Hero Hues Premium Cardstock Arctic 100lb
  • Hero Hues Unicorn Pigment White Ink Pad
  • Hero Arts/My Sweet Petunia Mini Misti
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Embossing Powder Rose Gold
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Pearlescent Vellum Paper
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tool
  • Versamark Watermark Ink Pad
  • EK Success Anti-static Powder Tool
  • Darice Adhesive Foam Strips 1/8″
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • Adhesive Pearls
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine

Art Impressions Mini Slimline Perfect Partners w/ Metallic Gilding/Opal Polish

Hello Ai Fans!!!

In todays video and card we will use the Flamingo Twist Ties Set (4984) in a new way to create a fun mini slimline card!!! So rather than create a twist card I thought that we would create an anniversary card with a beautiful tropical background.

To create this textured background we will be using the Sizzix 3D Textured Impressions Tropical Leaves embossing folder. And to give this background a little bit of shimmer and interest we will use the beautiful metallic gilding/opal polish from Creative Expressions. I will show you my Creative Expressions Gilding/Opal Polish sample booklet in this video and if you would like to learn a lot more about this product you can click here Tim Holtz 3D Texture Fades Cards with Metallic Gilding Polish

Finally, we will add some floral sequins, pearlescent vellum, and Nuvo Dream Drops to finish the look!

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All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Flamingo Twist Ties Set (4984)
  • Art Impressions Perfect Duet Set (4999)
  • Tombow Dual Tip Marker – N15 Black
  • Sizzix 3D Textured Impressions Tropical Leaves
  • Spectrum Noir Tri-Blend Alcohol Markers – Coral Blend & Shades, Ice Grey Blend & Shades, Tan Blend
  • Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock 100lb
  • Spectrum Noir Finesse Alcohol Proof Dye Ink Pad
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Pearlescent Vellum
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Licorice Cardstock 100lb
  • Tonic Studios Pearlescent Card Blushing Pink
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Creative Expressions Opal Polish – Golden Flamingo, Blue Parakeet
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Nuvo Dream Drops Love Potion
  • EK Success Anti-static Powder Tool
  • Buttons Galore & More Sparkletz Embellishments – Cactus, Paradise
  • Marvy Jewel Picker
  • Marvy Uchida Mini Cutting Mat
  • Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Tim Hotz Paper Trimmer
  • Fiskars 12″ Paper Trimmer
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner

Art Impressions Masculine Scene Card and Gift Card Holder

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!!

In today’s video and card I thought I would create a masculine scene card and matching gift card holder.

Shhhhh…don’t tell my husband that this is his Valentine Card Set! He loves the outdoors and takes long walks everyday….rain, shine or snow. So I thought that it would be fun to create a peaceful winter scene using the beautiful “As the Deer” stamp set (5128) and the sentiment “Life with you is Wonderful” from the “Enjoy the Ride” stamp set (5186)!

This is a very simple scene to create. So if you are little bit intimidated about trying an elaborate watercolor scene card then this might be just the card for you!

To set the scene I have used a wonderful Sizzix 3-D Textured Embossing Folder with Jeweled Snowflakes!

I think this could also be used for a retirement (which I show an example), birthday, anniversary, or even a sympathy card due to its peaceful nature!

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All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions As the Deer Set (5128)
  • Art Impressions Happy Trails Set (5187)
  • Art Impressions Enjoy the Ride Set (5186)
  • Art Impressions Envelope GCH Die Set (5344)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Die Set (5063)
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • Sizzix 3-D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Jeweled Snowflakes
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Speckled Egg, Stormy Sky, Ground Espresso, Weathered Wood
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Cardstock 100lb Paper Bag
  • Kraft Cardstock 65lb
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Tombow Mono Sand Eraser
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Tea Rose, Oatmeal, Mid Brown
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • Fiskars Paper Trimmer 12”
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • ATG 700 Tape Dispenser
  • 1/4” Scor-tape
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • My Sweet Petunia/Hero Arts Mini Misti