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Monday, September 20, 2010

Join Us for Instyle Stamp Week!

Hello and welcome to InStyle Stamp week!!

InStyle Stamps and the Glue Arts Glue Girls are putting our heads together to showcase creative card designs using InStyle's fun stamps and Glue Arts amazing adhesive products!

The two are one winning combination we're sure you agree!  

We're also excited to announce a chance for you to win some Glue Arts products! Each day this week we'll share cards with ideas for you to recreate. Then we'll ask you to leave us a comment. Each day you leave a comment will give you an additional chance to win!

But let's turn our attention to the beautiful cards made by Glue Girl's Patti Milazzo and Jessica Barnett!




A Little Bird Told Me Card
Designer: Patti Milazzo
 
Glue Arts supplies: 
Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac Adhesive
Mini Adhesive Squares
3D Combo Pac – U Cut It & Raise ‘Ns

Other: InStyle Stamp - Birdhouse stamp
My Mind’s Eye – Quite Contrary pattern papers

Instructions:
1. Create a 5” x 7” card from white cardstock.
2. Cut out teal frame, machine stitch around the edge and adhere to card front.
3. Create tag from blue or cloud pattern paper.
4. On various colored patterned papers stamp the image and cut out the pieces. 
5. Paper piece the parts back together on the tag using the Glue Glider Pro and Mini Adhesive Squares.
6. Add pattern paper strip and scalloped strips to the bottom of the tag and adhere the tag to the card.
7. Cut out clouds to adhere to using the Glue Glider Pro Perma Tac and the U Cut It adhesive foam.
8. Punch circles and leaf shapes to create posies. Layer and adhere them near the lower left of the tag using the Glue Glider Pro Perma Tac and the Raise ‘ns Adhesive Squares. 



Thinking of You
Designer: Patti Milazzo

Glue Arts supplies:
Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac Adhesive
Mini Adhesive Squares
3D Combo Pac – U Cut It & Raise ‘Ns

Other: InStyle Stamp - Framed Bird stamp
My Mind’s Eye – Quite Contrary pattern papers

Instructions:
1. Stamp Framed Bird image on light brown cardstock and cut out entire frame.
2. Next, stamp image on several different colored patterned papers – green, blue and red.
3. Cut out colored sections carefully. green (grass and trees), blue (sky and water) and just the bird on the red paper.
4. Re-assemble and adhere mosaic pieces using the Glue Glider Pro Perma Tac and Mini Adhesive Squares onto brown stamped frame, lining up the edges of the cut pieces to match.
5. Use colored pencil to highlight the stamp design and set aside.
6. Create the 5”x 7” card and round corners.
7. Cut and adhere varied strips of patterned paper to the card front.
8. Using the Raise ‘ns adhesive squares, adhere the stamped mosaic frame to the upper left side of the card.
9. Punch a 1” circle and a heart shape, then adhere them to the card using the U Cut It adhesive foam for dimension.
10. Print out the sentiment, trim and also use the U Cut It adhesive foam to attach it below the stamped frame.




InStyle Stamps Cards 
Designer: Jessica Barnett


Supplies Needed:

Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac cartridge
Glue Arts Adhesive Squares
Glue Arts 3-d Adhesive Combo pack
Glue Arts Ribbon Adhesive strips
Intyle Stamps: Birdhouse and Framed Bird
White cardstock
Acrylic block
Patterned papers
Patterned paper die cut flowers
Buttons
Small bling squares
Paper flowers
Tag/label punch
Small letter stickers
Card sentiment embellishment
Edge punch
Black, blue and brown inks
Colored pencils
Ric rac or other trim
Corner rounder
4 by 5.5 inch card blank
Embroidery floss and needle


Directions for Framed Bird card:
1. Stamp the Framed bird stamp onto white cardstock. Color the image with the colored pencils, shading near the edges of the trees and birds. Cute the stamp out with the scissors and set aside.
2. Trim a piece of patterned paper to 4 by 5.5 inches and attach to the front of the card using the Glue Glider Pro. Round the corners of the card and ink all edges with black ink. Trim another piece of paper to 3.5 by 5 inches and round corners. Ink the edges with black ink and attach to the card using the Glue Glider Pro.
3. Cut a strip of patterned paper that is 1.5 inches by 5.5 inches and use the edge punch to add a design to both sides of the strip. Ink the edges with black ink and attach to the card using the Glue Glider Pro. Trim a strip of ric rac and attach to the strip using Glue Arts ribbon adhesive.
4. Punch a tag or label from white cardstock and ink with blue and black inks. Spell out sentiment using small letter stickers.
5. Attach the Framed Bird stamp to the card using Glue Arts U Cut It foam adhesive. Attach the sentiment to the card using Raisen’s. Attach four paper flowers along the top of the card using Glue Arts Adhesive Squares. Put bling in the center of each flower.
Directions for Birdhouse card:
1. Stamp the Birdhouse image twice on white cardstock. Color the entire first image, but only color the bird on the second image. Cut out the first image into a square shape, and cut out the bird from the second image. Layer the second bird over the first and attach using Glue Arts U Cut It foam adhesive.
2. Trim a piece of cardstock to 4x5.5 inches and attach to card front using the Glue Arts Glue Glider pro. Ink the edges of the paper in blue ink.
3. Ink the edges of five assorted size die cut paper flowers with brown ink. Attach two to the front of the card (using the Glue Glider Pro) where they will be under the stamped image. Attach the stamped image to the front of the card using the Glue Glider Pro. Attach two more flowers to the card using Glue Arts Raisen’s. The final flower should be attached using Glue Arts U Cut It foam adhesive.
4. Tie knots in the button centers using embroidery floss. Attach the buttons to the flower centers using Glue Arts Adhesive Squares.
5. Attach metal sentiment near bottom of card.



So leave us a comment today...and we'll enter you to win a prize package of our Glider Glue Pro, a refill of your choice and some of our new Extreme Adhesive!!! 

And to sweeten the deal...we'll tuck in a sheet of our new Car Accents vinyl in Black and our new Orange just in time for fall!!! 

Comment every day this week....that gives you FIVE chances to win! And be sure to check out the Instyle Stamps Blog for more opportunities to win there as well!!

71 comments:

  1. Great cards, love those stamps... to cute!

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  2. Great colors and papers used on these cards! I'm off to check out Instyle's blog now =)

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  3. These cards are absolutely beautiful. TFS

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  4. Really beautiful cards! Exciting week!

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  5. Those are cute cards...I love the depth of the work. I can never quite achieve that look!

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  6. What cute cards!!! Thanks for the "how to" also.

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  7. Very cute cards - TFS! The directions were very concise. Thanks for the chance!!

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  8. Diggin' the cards and the "how to" that goes along. And love opportunities to win goodies! I'm very curious about the EXTREME adhesive.

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  9. These cards are so precious! And I really appreciate the "how to's" also! Thanks for the chances to win!

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  10. Great cards! Love the bright and cheery look of them!

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  11. thanks - love paper piecing!
    Sandra

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  12. My fav is the thinking of you by Patti.
    Just found the refills in a 3 pack. Grabbed that baby up!

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  13. Great cards! I love the little birdhouse.

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  14. The cards are amazing and so inspiring. Love the easy to follow tutorials. Thanks for a chance at this sweet giveaway.

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  15. Cute cards. Thanks so much for the directions and for the chance to WIN!

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  16. Beautiful cards! Thank you for the chance to win!

    -Kristin

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  17. the cards are so cute....love to win the cards too!!
    Thanks for the chance to win some GlueArts goodies.

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  18. What fun and beautiful cards. Who wouldn't love to receive any of these.
    Love my glue arts

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  19. Amazing! Thanks for the inspiration. I just recently started making cards and am wowed by your examples.

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  20. Fantastic card! This looks like the beginning of a bea-utiful relationship :)

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  21. This is such a cute card. So many different techniques.

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  22. So very cute!!! Seriously talented DT here at Glue Arts!

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  23. Cute cards. You all make it look so easy! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  24. Super cute cards! LOVE all the layers and colors! Thanks for the chance to win:)

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  25. The cards are great!! Love the stamps.

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  26. Great cards. Thanks for the instructions.

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  27. These cards are awesome! I love having the tutorials also! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  28. Just beautiful!!!! Those cards are awesome!!! Thanks for the how to's!!!!

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  29. Wow, I really love these cards and am sooooooo glad you added the tutorials :)

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  30. Love the cards and the stamps! Cute ideas:)

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  31. Great cards. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  32. Such adorable cards!! Thank you for the excellent directions. Very helpful.

    mjmarmo@comcast.net

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  33. the cards are awesome! I can't wait to get back to stamping.

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  34. I love all the card projects! The detail on each one is so great.

    Carol B

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  35. Beautiful cards and great instructions. Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win.

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  36. Amazing cards! Thanks for sharing how to do this and thank you for the chance to win!

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  37. Those cards are absolutely beautiful!! Thanks for the chance to win some prizes.

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  38. beautiful cards, i especially like the first one,thanks

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  39. Those are perfect cards! Soooo cute!

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  40. Thanks for sharing the directions for these great cards. This is one great exciting week!

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  41. The flowers with the buttons are the cutest!!

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  42. These card designs are great, so cute and original. i would love to have a Glue Glider Pro, but haven't been able to get one yet. Love the cards. slott327@comcast.net

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  43. Loved them all; so bright and cheery! Also love the stamps!

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  44. Beautiful, beautiful cards. Love them! Love the stamps, too!
    Hazel

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  45. Wow these cards are just amazing, thanks for sharing the instructions with us.

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  46. wow!!! what cute cards!! Thanks for sharing!

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  47. Awesome cards, love all the details!

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  48. WHat awesome cards! I am inspired to create now, THANK YOU!!

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  49. I can't keep my eyes off of Patti's 'A Little Bird Told Me' card, Wow! The colors, the expert stamping...LOVE it! Thanks so much.

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  50. Awesome cards!! Would love to win some car vinyl!!!!! Thanks!

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  51. Oh my, these cards are amazing and how cool that there are instructions. I am sooo making these cards at home, thanks!

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  52. Love these cards! Great colors and papers! Thanks for sharing the directions with us!
    DeniseB

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  53. What an adorable birdhouse! Great colors! Thanks for the chance!

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  54. I love the "happy" card...so cute! Thanks for sharing the directions

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  55. Absolutely adorable cards - thanks for the chance to win!

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  56. Wow, Patti is so talented! Beautiful cards.

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  57. Wonderful cards! They are works of art.

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  58. That is some amazing paper piecing!!

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  59. Wow, wow, wow these cards are all amazing, so many lovely colours and the paper piecing is just beautiful. Thank you so much for the inspiration and the chance to win.
    Kim xXx

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  60. Those cards are just beautiful, amazing job!!

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  61. I have so enjoyed this week. All the samples have been extra special!

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