Cuckoo for You

Hello Paper Crafting Friends ~ welcome back to my corner of the world.

How do you feel about interactive cards?  I think they are great, especially if you can make them for children and particularly for the fellas in our lives – they do like something ‘mechanical’ or at least my fella does!

Admittedly there is some extra work need to make them but when you have the Cuckoo for You Bundle – well it just makes it so gosh darn easy!  Today I am sharing a video from Stampin’ UP! that shows you how to use this bundle to create a great card….. I am thinking that this could also make a simply perfect Christmas card as well!

The video introduces the dies and explains how to create the interactive bit, but I wanted to take a couple of minutes to share how the background was made.

8 1/2 x 41/4 piece of Crumb Cake card forms the base, the front of which has been run thru an embossing machine with the Pinewood Planks 3D embossing folder.  A Whisper White Craft Stampin Pad has then been gently wiped across the embossed (side where texture stands outward) to create the ‘antiquey/distressed’ look

All the stamping has been done using Whisper White Card and Tuxedo Black Memento Ink then colored in using Stampin Blends or Watercolor Pencils.

 

If you want to create this card all the supplies are available 24/7 in my on-line store – just click a picture and it will take you right there, just order what you need. Please use the  Host code at checkout so that I can send you a thank you for shopping with me.  (it is up there on the right just under the pink purse)

Thank you for choosing me to be your demonstrator – your orders mean so much to me 🙂

Thank you for stopping by – I hope you like today’s project – please let me know  by hitting the LIKE button or in a comment ~ by using that little box at the end of this post. You can subscribe to my Facebook page here!

If you are in need of any stamping supplies, I would love to be your demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of my page and go directly to my online store.

Give me a shout if you need any more information or want to book a class or a party!

Happy Stampin’

My Project 4-001If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a catalog, please feel free to contact me, and if you’re thinking of joining Stampin’ Up! and my team I’d most definitely like to hear from you

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