Funny Farm Thank Ewe Card
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Funny Farm stamp set
Gina K Diagonal Stripes background stamp
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
Distress Oxide Ink Iced Spruce (plaid)
Distress Oxide Ink Fired Brick (barn door)
Distress Oxide Ink Pads or Re-inkers:
   Tumbled Glass (sky)
   Hickory Smoke (sheep)
   Spun Sugar (sheep nose, belly & ears)
   Peeled Paint (foliage & ground)
   Vintage Photo (chicken and ground)
   Wild Honey (chicken wing & chest)
   Candied Apple (chicken comb) or red marker
Ranger Wendy Vecchi Enamel Accents – Potting Soil
Scrapbook Adhesives Thin 3D Foam Squares
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Squares Small
Fossil Cardstock
Kraft Cardstock (card 5.5 x 8.5ʺ)
Black Cardstock

1. Stamp “Thank Ewe” on fossil cardstock (2½ x 2¾ʺ) with Versafine Onyx Black ink and clear heat emboss
2. Stamp “Good Cluck” on scrap of fossil cardstock with Onyx Black ink and clear heat emboss
3. Use Distress Oxide inks with water to paint “Thank Ewe”.  Paint sky around sheep with Tumbled Glass; paint sheep with Hickory Smoke, paint Spun Sugar on nose, belly and ears; paint foliage with Peeled Paint; paint ground with Vintage Photo and Peeled Paint
4. Paint “Good Cluck” with Vintage Photo on body; paint wings and beak with Wild Honey, paint some on chest and tail; paint comb with Candied Apple; paint eggs with very watered Vintage Photo or as desired. 
5. Fussy cut out chicken with eggs
6. Ink Diagonal Stripe stamp with Iced Spruce ink with stamp face up on work surface.  Place piece of Fossil cardstock (4 x 4¼ʺ) on it and press to stamp. Lift off stamp.  Mist stamp.  Rotate stamped piece ¼ turn and press onto stamp.  This will make plaid.
7. Fasten plaid piece to black mat. 
8. Ink Diagonal Stripe stamp (stamp face up on work surface) with Fired Brick ink.  Align Fossil cardstock (3¼ x 3¾ʺ) with center of a thick solid stripe and press to stamp.  Remove.  Mist stamp.  Position same edge of stamped piece along center of wide groove and press to stamp. 
9. Cut ¼ʺ strip off vertical edge.  Fasten across top about ¼-⅜ʺ from top.  Trim extra length.  Fasten that piece about halfway down at left edge.
10. Fasten “barn door” on plaid piece slightly to right side.
11.  Fasten to front of Kraft card (4¼ x 5½ʺ)
11. Fasten sheep to black mat.
12.  Fasten to barn door using Thin 3D Foam Squares.
13. Fasten chicken over edge of sheep with Thin 3D Foam at tail where it laps and regular 3D Foam Squares at head of chicken.
14. Add dots of Potting Soil Enamel Accents across strip at top of barn door and dot or line for “handle” on short strip.  Set aside to dry.

Penny Black Birthday Flowers in Vase
Penny Black 40-672 Painter’s Vase
Penny Black 30-467 Grateful Heart
Versafine Clair Medieval Blue Ink Pad
Versafine Clair Morning Mist Ink Pad
Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
Distress Broken China Ink
Distress Seedless Preserves Ink
Distress Spiced Marmalade Ink
Distress Hickory Smoke Ink
White Cardstock (7 x 10ʺ, 4 x 5⅜ʺ)
Dark Magenta Cardstock
Purple Cardstock

1. Stamp vase with Morning Mist ink slightly to left on white cardstock (4 x 5⅜ʺ)
2. Place mask over vase to prevent stems of flowers from stamping on it.
3. Ink flowers with Medieval Blue ink. Stamp centered on vase (flowers will go off edge)
4. Paint an irregular wash of Broken China ink with water over flowers and around vase leaving right edge unpainted. Blot off excess moisture with paper towel
5. Paint over flower petals with Seedless Preserves ink. Use slight amount of water. Blot excess moisture
6. Paint flower centers with Spiced Marmalade ink. Blot excess moisture
7.  Paint vase with Hickory Smoke ink along edges and top of vase.  Also paint shading at vase of vase and to left side
8. Paint watered Seedless Preserves, Spiced Marmalade, and Broken China over vase keeping lighter color to center and darker to edges.
9. Paint touch of Seedless Preserves over Hickory Smoke at base of vase for shadow
10.  Dry with heat gun or iron on back side
11. Stamp verse with Versafine Onyx Black over vase and towards right side.  Clear heat emboss
12.  Fasten to purple mat (4 x 5⅝ʺ)
13.  Fasten to Dark Magenta Mat (4 x 6¼ʺ)
14. Fasten to white 5 x 7ʺ card

Penny Black Wedding card

Paper: White Cardstock, Metallic cardstocks: Coral & Iced silver white, silver
metallic text paper
Stamps: Penny Black-All Great Things
Dies: Penny Black-Cut & Stitch Circle
Inks: Versamark
Silver embossing powder
Anti static pouch
Heat tool
White cardstock base-10 3/4”x 4 1/2”
Silver text paper- 4 1/4” x 4 1/4”
die cuts- white metallic CS -stitched frame, coral metallic CS- circle frame, white metallic CS- center medallion & silver metallic CS- “LOVE”

  1. Die cut all pieces.
  2. Score & fold card base at 4 1/2”.
  3. Using versamark ink, stamp the greeting on the far right of the card base. Add silver embossing powder and heat to emboss.
  4. Add silver text paper onto the left flap of the card base. Layer stitched frame onto that, then layer coral circle frame & center medallion piece.
  5. Add the L, O, V & E letters using the inlay technique. (puzzle piece into the medallion center)

Burst Stencil Masculine card

Paper: Black CS, Dessert Storm CS, cream text paper
Stamps: Penny Black- Good Wishes
Inks: Distress Oxide- Faded Jeans & Gathered Twigs
Distress Ink- Gathered Twigs, Versafine Black Onyx
Circle dies
Ink blending tools
Ribbon by May arts
Mini Brads
Paper piercing tool
Paint brush/water
Purple tape

Black CS- 7 1/4” x 7 1/2” & 1/2” x 7” strip
Dessert Storm CS- 3 1/2” x 7”
Cream text paper- 3 1/2” x 7”

  1. Fold card base in half. Folded size should be 3 3/4” x 7 1/4”.
  2. Temporarily mount they stencil over the DS CS and add the brown distress ink, using an ink blending tool, shifting stencil until entire pattern is covering the piece of CS. Shift stencil and add the blue distress ink, shifting the stencil until the entire pattern covers the piece of CS.
  3. Put some brown distress ink onto a craft mat. Add water. Mix with a paint brush and splatter onto the stenciled pattern piece. Allow to dry.
  4. Using black ink add greeting Tom the CS CS circle. Splatter with brown ink/water. Allow to dry.
  5. Add three mini brads to the upper right hand corner.
  6. Add ribbon onto the black CS strip. Mount onto the patterned piece about 1” from the bottom edge.
  7. Mount the patterned piece onto the black CS base. Add circle with greeting using foam tape.

MFT Swinging card

Paper: Woodgrain paper, light green CS, dark green CS, light blue CS, Black CS & solar white CS
Stamps: Start each day with a “whee” by My Favorite Things
Dies: Start each day with a Whee” & Interactive swingy MFT
Inks: Distress Oxide inks: Vintage Photo & Tumbled Glass, Memento tuxedo black & Versamark
COPIC Markers: E00, E31, E34, E37, R20, R27, R29, W5 & B45
Blending tools
Anti static pouch
White embossing powder
Foam circles
Cloud stencil by MFT
Foam tape
Dimensions: White CS base- 4 1/4” x 11”
Blue CS- 4” x 5 1/4”
Black CS strip- 1/2” x 3 1/4”
Die cut- swing handle, lg & med circles, trees & swinging girl(tree
is cut by hand)
  1. Using Memento black ink, stamp the swinging girl and color her with COPIC markers. Die cut her out.
  2. Using Versamark ink, stamp the greeting onto the black strip. Heat emboss using white powder.
  3. Add the cloud background onto the blue CS piece using the cloud stencil and Tumbled Glass distress oxide ink. (Works best to use a blending tool, starting on the stencil and brushing out)
  4. Die cut the small circle out of the blue CS about 1/2” from top center.
  5. Add a foam circle to the lg circle die cut. Place the blue CS piece over the lg circle so the foam dot sticks through. Add the swing handle onto the back of the ropes of swinging girl. Place this over the cut out circle and mount the med circle onto the foam dot. This will adhere her to the card and allow her to swing.

  1. Mount the blue CS piece down onto the white CS base using foam tape.
  2. Color the woodgrain paper using vintage photo distress oxide ink. Cut into the shape of a tree trunk and mount to the left hand side of the blue CS.
  3. Add dimension to the tree tops by blending on mowed lawn distress ink onto the bottoms of the trees. Adhere the two tree tops together offsetting them 1/4’. Add foam tape strips to the back of the tree tops (to the top and sides only) mount this down onto the blue CS scene.
  4. Add the greeting strip over the tree tops, flush with the left hand edge.



                        Taylored Expressions Folk Art Spring

                        Penny Black
                        Taylored Expressions - Folk Art Tulip Stencil
                        Multiple colors (green, blue, red, brown, pink, yellow, orange)
                       Versafine – Black
                        Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade
            Foam Tape

                        1 4 1/4 x 11 (base)
                       1 4 ¼ x 5 ½ (top)

1.     Cut your card base and top piece out of the orange paper.
2.     Fold card in half 
3.     Cut the piece of the birds, birdhouses, etc out of the colors you choose..
4.     Stencil the top piece with distress ink spiced marmalade.
5.     Take Circle Die and cut out part of the top piece.
6.     Pop the top piece up from the base.
7.   Then inside the circle place your pieces the way you would like to see them.

                                    Avery Elle Confetti Mat Die

                                    American Crafts Glitter Paper Silver and Black
                        Bazzil Dark Gray and medium gray
                        Solar White
                        Foam Tape
            Black twine
            Silver twine ribbon


                        1 4 1/4 x 11 (base)
                       1 4 ¼ x 5 ½ (top)

1.     Cut your card base out of white solar paper and the top out of the light gray paper.
2.     Fold card in half 
3.     Cut confetti die out of the dark gray paper
4.     Cut Happy Birthday out of the Black Glitter Paper and just Happy out of the Solar White paper.
5.     Cut two balloons out of the Silver Glitter paper.
6.     Adhere the top to the base, then adhere the Happy Birthday to the top (dark gray).
7.   Take the silver balloons and pop them up with foam tape and add the twine and bow and then add sequins.

Penny Black Diamond Cut
Taylored Expressions Overlay Blooms
Penny Black Good Wishes

Distress Oxide
            Picked raspberry
            Peeled paint
            Fossilized amber
            Squeezed lemonade
            Tumbled Glass
            White  Scraps
            Sour Apple
            Royal fiber Birch _base--.5. x 8.25 folded in half
Versafine Bl;ack Ink.


Cut the PB Diamond cut from both the white and sour apple.  On the white using squeezed lemonade distress half and with tumbled glass distress the other half.  Mount this offset by about 1/8th of inch over the sour apple cut out..  Attach to the base of the card

Stamp the sentiment at the bottom of the card front

Using scraps color one of picked raspberry and cut the larger flower from TE Overlay Blooms.  Using the same set for the other flowers and leaves..  Color another of peeled paint and cut two leaves.  Color another with fossilized amber and cut two of one size and one other.  Assemble on the front of the card.

Put glue in the center of each flower and add the Prills.

Alchol Pearl Ink


Alcohol Peal Ink:

Black Paper
            5.5 x 8.25 folded in half
            Cuts of
                        2.5 x 5.5   used with the stencil
                        1 x 5.5  will be colored solid
                        1 5. 4.25  for the sentiment
Stencil:  Taylored Expressions double Diamond
Gina K Grand Greetings
White embossing powder
Alcohol ink felt pads


Using the stencil , alcohol ink on a felt pad and the 2.5 x 5.5 strop of paper create the top of the card.

Color the  5.5 strip solid with the ink and it is attached as a border to the right side of the stenciled strip

Emboss the sentiment on the 4.5 strip of paper

Assemble the card.

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