Bordering On Romance matching card and box

Bordering on Romance Stamp Set matching card and box

Apothecary Art Stamp Set matching card and box

This card box is very simple to make from a regular 8 1/2 x 11 inch piece of cardstock (cut to 8 1/2 x 10 inches).  And as promised in my previous post, I have included the downloadable photo step-by-step PDF and the diagram for cutting and scoring.  It also has the set and accessory list. UPDATED: I realized after posting, that I didn’t specify on the diagram in the PDF where to cut.

The coloring technique was achieved with Watercolor Crayons (Brights #119804) and a blender pen (#102845).  The set is the ‘Bordering On Romance’ stamp set (wood #125480, clear #125482) from Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Mini Catalog.

Of course I guess that I OVERUSE the Sizzix embossing folder ‘Vintage Wallpaper‘… I just stinkin’ love it!  And I can’t get enough of the Framelits dies ‘Labels Collection’ (#125598).  The colors are all from the ‘brights’ collection Melon Mambo, Old Olive & Pacific Point.

This box is so easy to make… I have a trick for getting the end of it embossed and fitting it through the Big Shot, its in the directions.  So, how’d I do? What will you use the box for?  How about Mother’s Day stationery set for the mom who has everything?

Apothecary Art Designer Cut Birthday Card

Apothecary Art

Stampin' Up! Apothecary Art card

Apothecary Art I totally love this set (do you notice I am stuck on a roll with it)… and isn’t the cardstock awesome?!  The Stampin’ Up! Occasions Mini Catalog has a new card and envelopes set ‘Designer Cuts‘ which features four each of two stunning laser cut vanilla cards.  My TOTAL favorite is this lacy bottom… I sponged it with Crumb Cake ink to give it an antique look.

I did a video here on how to watercolor which will show you my watercolor techniques.  I used the Watercolor Wonder crayons and a blender pen.  I usually use the Aquapainters with the crayons, but I wanted more controlled coloring on the fine details.

I have included the sets and accessories that I have used:

Apothecary Art Set (wood #125525, clear #125527); Loving Thoughts (wood #125843, clear #125845)
Designer Cuts‘ Cards & Envelope Set #125414; Rose Red cardstock #102544
Black StazOn #101406; Watercolor Wonder Crayons (Subtles & Neutrals)
Jewels – Basic Pearls #119247; Crochet Trim ‘Victoria’ #118481
Labels Collection‘ Framelits Dies #125598, Sizzix Big Shot (with multipurpose drawer)

This is one of the FREE cards you receive from my for your online order this month… so, how did I do?