On the CASE: Say Hello

Feb 27, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

On the CASE: Say Hello

Feb 27, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you ready to CASE another card design with me?

Ann and I are back with new CASE files this week. I thought I’d decipher another fun design from Concord & 9th.

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The dies that accompany the Say Hello stamp set can be a bit of an enigma, but I was able to figure out which pieces of the dies were used and how they all fit together for the CASE. Since there are so many different ways to use the dies, I’m sure you’ll be seeing them from me a LOT!

For On the CASE with Ann & Nicole (February 2019). Featuring, Say Hello stamp set and dies (Concord & 9th). For more details including step-by-step instructions for CASE-ing this card , click through. #pmretreat #concordand9th #hello #cas #handstamped

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Stamps and Paper and Inks … Oh, My!

Stamps: Say Hello (Concord & 9th)
Paper: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Solar White 110lb CS (Neenah), 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Cilantro CS (Lawn Fawn), 4″ x 5 1/2″ Black Licorice CS (Lawn Fawn), 3″ x 5 1/2″ Solar White 80lb CS (Neenah), 3″ x 5 1/2″ Peacock CS (Lawn Fawn)
Inks: Peacock Feather Distress Ink (Ranger), Versamark (Tsusinkeo)
Accessories: none
Other: Adhesive Sheets (Sizzix), White Embossing Powder (Ranger), Anti-static bag (Ranger), Heat Tool, Stamp Positioning Tool (Tonic), Copic Marker (Too), Big Shot (Sizzix), Say Hello dies (Concord & 9th)

On the CASE Notes

(your step-by-step guide – click on the images for an enlarged photo gallery)

  1. Score the card base at 4 1/4″. Adhere the Cilantro CS and set aside.
  2. Stamp the large hello sentiment in Peacock Feather onto the Peacock CS.
  3. Add Sizzix Adhesive Sheets to the back of the Peacock CS and the Solar White 80# CS. (You will need a 6″ x 5 1/2″ piece)
  4. Diecut the thin hello over the stamped peacock hello. Diecut the large hello on the White CS.
  5. Adhere the completed Peacock hello to the card base. I found it easier to keep the shape of the diecut by placing it back into the die, then flipping it over onto the black CS. Once you have it in place, press until it adheres to the base. Because the diecut is so thin, it likes to go wonky!
  1. Start adding the white outline piece by placing the spot between the two “L”s. Gently work the outline evenly out from that center point.
  2. Using a stamp positioning tool, align the “Just Saying” greeting in the upper left. Ink it up in Versamark and emboss in white (or bright green) embossing powder.
  3. If desired, color in the white embossing using a bright green solvent-based marker. Or, keep it white! (Or, use bright green embossing powder to begin with, if you have it!)
  4. Adhere the finished sentiment panel to the card base.

How Hard Was It to Crack this CASE?

Difficulty Level: 2 out of 5 – For a minute, I thought I would be using one of the thicker die cuts, but quickly realized that it was a combination of the two thin diecuts that would crack this CASE. So, now I have a whole bunch of extra pieces! Guess what – you’ll be seeing those extras soon. Having extra diecuts that work in various combinations makes it pretty easy to put together a quick box of complimentary, but different cards for a quick gift!

We hope our projects today inspired you to try CASE-ing our projects, or another project you’ve been eyeing!  We hope to see you again in 2 weeks when we’ll be On the CASE again!

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