Paper Crafts July/August 2013 Sneak Peek
The days are slowly getting warmer, and school is almost out, which means our July/August issue is coming soon! In this issue we’ll show you common elements of the Freestyle/Collage style to get you creating in a new way. And we’re excited to showcase some cheery encouragement cards in our Sharing Sunshine feature. Plus, we’ll be showing you a slew of cards with one thing in common—water—in our Just Add Water feature! Lastly, we’re all on board with our nautical feature, complete with anchors, sails, and ocean waves! Be sure to check out the July/August 2013 issue!
DON’T MISS! CRAZY ABOUT CARDSTOCK p. 20 WELCOME SUMMER JULY/AUGUST 2013 134 Sunny Ways to Brighten YOUR Creativity PLUS Go Nautical! FOLLOW US p. p.46 xx Visit PaperCraftsMag.com Table of Contents INSPIRATION Sending Sunshine ................ 26 Brighten someone’s day with these colorful cards that feature encouraging sentiments and a whole lot of sunshine! Just Add Water ................... 63 If you’re looking to beat the heat, cool off with these projects that incorporate actual water, or water-based products, into their designs. All Things Nautical .............. 46 Set sail with nautical colors and patterns, as well as fun icons like ships, anchors, life preservers, ﬂags, rope, and more! A Study in Freestyle Collage ................ 73 The combination may appear odd taken one element at a time, but put it all together, and collectively, somehow it sings. ON THE COVER Day Bright Card 28 Bring Sunshine Card 28 Sailin’ By Card 48 For more information on products used on projects in this issue, , see our Product Guide online at PaperCraftsMag.com. p. 50 p. 91 p. 31 4 Paper Crafts JULY/AUGUST 2013 JULY/AUGUST 2013 • VOLUME 36/NUMBER 4 HOW–TO Stamp It! Techniques............. 16 Join Paper Crafts Go-to Gal Julie Campbell and friends as they show you how to create original scenes by cleverly combining stamps. INSIGHTS Dear Go-to Gals .................. 14 Our experts share ideas for further developing your sense of color pairing and their go-to resources for color inspiration. IN EVERY ISSUE Editor’s Note 11 Paper Crafts Connection 12 Look Ahead 84 Simple Sentiments 85 Sweepstakes 86 Editors’ Picks 87 Get Inspired 98 Paper Crafts 101 ................. 20 Paper Crafts Go-to Gal Kim Kesti shows you six fun ways to create amazing projects with the most basic supply in your stash: cardstock. Tips, Tools, & Techniques....... 90 Four new tools for the on-the-go crafter, three tags showcasing amazing ink-like pencils, and an organizational system for all your crafting needs. Go-to Sketches .................... 22 Paper Crafts Go-to Gal Betsy Veldman shares two inspiring sketches that are perfect for lazy summer days, and any day! Moxie Fabs......................... 95 Trends editor Cath Edvalson gets right to the point as she shows how triangles can create complex movement and direction that add depth and dimension to any style of design. A key to easy-reference icons found throughout this issue: FRESH FACE: Made by a designer never published before in Paper Crafts. ONLINE: Find projects, sketches, and bonus material online. OU Y D I D W? for KNO ble availa Visit ue is . ll iss hone This fu od, and iP m/app. iP co . , g d a a iP M Crafts Paper A Study In In th this layered and eclectic approach to design, seem seemingly unrelated patterns, embellishments, and textures are gathered together—often in an Freestylge Colla E asym asymmetrical way. The combination may appear odd taken one element at a time, but put it all toget together, and collectively, somehow it sings. READERS’ CHOICE: Selected by our readers. PROJECT LEVELS: = SIMPLE: Typically ﬁve steps or less with easy technique(s). = MODERATE: May be over ﬁve steps with moderate technique(s). Cheery Cherry Thanks Card Designer: Julia Stainton Supplies and instructions can be found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/projects. = AMBITIOUS: Most likely ﬁve steps or more with ambitious technique(s). Get MORE at PaperCraftsMag.com 5 Sending Sunshine When Wh en th he e st tor torm to orm r rms of lif ife rain ra ain in dow ow wn n, n , a homem em made ade ca ca ard rd r d can an upl plif ift t an nd comf com co mf for ort or rt a pe pers rso on in on n ne need d. Brig Bri Br ight hte en e n som omeoneâ€™s â€™s day y wi w ith ht th he h ese s co ol lo or rfu ful ca card ds tha at tf fea fe eatu t r re e en nc co ou ura ag gi ing ng sen sent se nt ti im men ents and ents n d a wh ho ole le lo ot o of f su un nsh hin ine! ine! e Sunshine Jar Card Designer: Meghan McMillan Supplies and instructions can be found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/projects. DESIGNER TIP Use punched circles/shapes as stitching patterns. Lightly trace circles and lines with a pencil and then make the necessary holes for stitching. Graphic Sunshine Card Designer: Jocelyn Olson 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Create ﬁnished size project in software. 3 Open patterned papers; resize and print on presentation paper. Trim patterned paper and adhere. 4 Die-cut sunburst and circle from patterned paper and adhere. 5 Stamp sentiment on cardstock; die-cut banner and adhere. 6 Afﬁx tape strip. Adhere word bubble with foam tape. 7 Thread button with ﬂoss and adhere. Finished size: 4¼" x 4½" Warmest of Thoughts Card Designer: Piradee Talvanna 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Hand-stitch sun on cardstock with ﬂoss. Trim panel and round top corners; mat with cardstock, round top corners, and adhere. 3 Stamp sentiment on cardstock; trim into banner and adhere with foam tape. 4 Thread button with twine and adhere. 5 Adhere dots. Finished size: 5½" x 4" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink Specialty paper: (white matte presentation) Ofﬁce Max Clear stamp: (sentiment from Umbrella set) My Favorite Things Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Accents: (button) Papertrey Ink; (word bubble die cut) Hello Forever Digital elements: (blue stripe, orange dot, yellow hexagons from Seafoam collection) Elise Joy Blaha Cripe/acdigitals. com Sticker: (striped tape) BasicGrey Fibers: (white ﬂoss) Karen Foster Design Software: (photo editing) Dies: (banner) My Favorite Things; (sunburst, circle) Silhouette America SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white, yellow) American Crafts; (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper Clear stamp: (sentiment from Absolutely Delightful set) Simon Says Stamp Pigment ink: (Vintage Sepia) Tsukineko Accents: (button) October Afternoon; (dots) My Mind’s Eye Fibers: (natural twine) May Arts; (yellow ﬂoss) We R Memory Keepers Tool: (corner rounder punch) EK Success Get MORE at PaperCraftsMag.com 27 Ahoy, matey! The clean and classic nautical style is here to stay. Set sail with these projects that feature nautical colors and patterns, as well as fun icons like ships, anchors, life preservers, flags, rope, and more! Nautical DESIGNER TIP Use small dots of hot glue to adhere the rope to the anchor. Use a lot of hot glue to adhere the rope to the wood plaque. All Things Life Preserver Wall Hanging Designer: Amanda Coleman Supplies and instructions can be found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/projects. Celebrate Card Designer: Natasha Kara 1 Make card from cardstock; deboss. 2 Stamp Square Pattern on cardstock; emboss. Trim, mat with cardstock, and adhere to card with foam tape. 3 Stamp ﬂower three times on cardstock. Color ﬂowers, accent with glitter pen, and coat with dimensional glaze. 4 Fussy-cut ﬂowers and adhere together with foam tape. Adhere rhinestone. 5 Cut cardstock strip, adhere twine, and notch end. Adhere to card. 6 Stamp sentiment on cardstock, notch end, and adhere. 7 Adhere ﬂower with foam tape. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½" Sailboat in a Jar Card Designer: Meghan McMillan 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp sentiment. 3 Tie on twine. 4 Mask jar and stamp on cardstock; trim. 5 Punch sailboat from cardstock twice; paper-piece on jar. 6 Adhere jar to card with foam tape. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Solar White) Neenah Paper; (navy) Michaels Rubber stamp: (Square Pattern) BasicGrey/Hero Arts Clear stamps: (ﬂower from Layered Flowers set; celebrate from All Occasion Messages set) Hero Arts Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (blue) American Crafts Color media: (red markers) Copic; (clear glitter pen) Sakura Finish: (dimensional glaze) Ranger Industries Accent: (rhinestone) Fire Mountain Gems & Beads Fibers: (natural twine) Template: (debossing stripes) Papertrey Ink SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Staples; (red, navy) Michaels Clear stamps: (sentiment from Check This Out set) Lawn Fawn; (jar from Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm set) American Crafts Dye ink: (Pure Poppy) Papertrey Ink; (black) Fibers: (blue/ white twine) Papertrey Ink Tool: (sailboat punch) Fiskars Get MORE at PaperCraftsMag.com 47 One On e of o th he m os st b st belo be lo o ve ved d thin th ings g a bo b ut sum umme m e r is maki ma king ki ng g a s pl plas ash as h at a t he po ol ol, l , th the e be b e ac beac ach h , o r ev h, ven n you yo ur own n b acky ac c kyar ky y ar ard. d. I f you’ yo u’re u’ re e l oo ooki ki i ng t o be b eat at t he h heat he at t , co c ol o ff f w it t h th thes ese es e p roj pr o j ec oj ct ts s t ha h a t in hat i n co corp o rp rpor o at or ate te actu ac tu u al w at ater er o r wa w te t e r - ba terbase sed se d prod pr od d uc c ts i nt n o th thei eir r de es si i gn g n s. s Cheery Umbrella Card Supplies and instructions can be found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/projects. Designer: Lisa Silver DESIGNER TIP Use the watersoluble pencils to add color to highlighted areas, then use water and a paintbrush to color the rest of the image. Musical Rose Card Designer: Vera Wirianta Yates 1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim cardstock panel, stamp sentiment, and adhere with foam tape. 3 Stamp rose on watercolor paper. Watercolor rose; let dry. Stamp Music Score. Trim and adhere. Finished size: 4" x 5½" Embossed Thinking of You Card Designer: Lalo Ishiki-Kalahele 1 Make card from cardstock. Round corner. 2 Trim cardstock panel, round corner, and stamp sentiment. Adhere. 3 Trim watercolor paper panel, round corner, and emboss. 4 Color with pencils and marker. Finish with water brush; let dry. Adhere. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Gina K. Designs; (Spring Moss) Papertrey Ink Specialty paper: (watercolor) Canson Rubber stamp: (Music Score) Stampendous! Clear stamps: (rose from Year of Flowers: Roses set) Papertrey Ink; (sentiment from Bring on the Sun set) Technique Tuesday Dye ink: (Berry Sorbet) Papertrey Ink Pigment ink: (Canary) Tsukineko Paint: (pink, peach, yellow) Luminarte SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft, Speckled) Avery Elle Specialty paper: (watercolor) Canson Clear stamp: (sentiment from Year Round Sentiments set) Operation Write Home/Hero Arts Dye ink: (Rich Cocoa) Tsukineko Color media: (assorted watersoluble pencils) Derwent Cumberland Pencil Co.; (cream marker) Copic Template: (embossing blossoms) Sizzix Tools: (corner rounder punch) EK Success; (water brush) 64 Paper Crafts JULY/AUGUST 2013 A Study In In this layered and eclectic approach to design, seemingly unrelated patterns, embellishments, and textures are gathered togetherâ€”often in an asymmetrical way. The combination may appear odd taken one element at a time, but put it all together, and collectively, somehow it sings. e l y t s e e Fr g CollagE Cheery Cherry Thanks Card Designer: Julia Stainton Supplies and instructions can be found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/projects. DESIGNER TIP Feel free to mix unexpected elements together. Leaves, clothespins and pearls don’t normally mix but with freestyle, common sense doesn’t always apply. Word Bubble Hello Card Designer: Ashley Marcu 1 Make card from cardstock. Adhere patterned paper rectangle. 2 Stamp word bubbles on card. 3 Adhere patterned paper strip. 4 Stamp word bubble on patterned paper. Trim and adhere to card with foam tape. 5 Stamp hello on cardstock. Trim and adhere to card. 6 Adhere sticker with foam tape. 7 Adhere dot and tie on twine. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½" Leafy Flower Thanks Card Designer: Teri Anderson 1 Make card from cardstock; adhere cardstock rectangle. 2 Adhere patterned paper rectangle to card. 3 Stamp thanks on card. 4 Afﬁx leaves. 5 Adhere clothespins, ﬂower, and twine bow. 6 Adhere pearls. Finished size: 5½" x 4¼" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (white grid from Sn@p! Life Basics 6x6 pad; kraft word bubbles from Sn@p! Life 6x6 pad) Simple Stories; (black cameras from Darling Dear 6x6 pad) Studio Calico Clear stamps: (assorted from He Said, She Said set; hello from Flap Happy set) Paper Smooches Dye ink: (True Black, Simply Chartreuse, Orange Zest, Hawaiian Shores) Papertrey Ink Accent: (dot) My Mind’s Eye Sticker: (striped tape) Simple Stories Fibers: (teal/white twine) The Twinery SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Neenah Paper; (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (green shells from Acorn Avenue 6x6 pad) Crate Paper Clear stamp: (thanks from Beautiful Words set) Simon Says Stamp Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Accents: (pearls) Kaisercraft; (clothespins) Darice; (ﬂower) Zva Creative Stickers: (assorted leaves) Crate Paper Fibers: (natural jute twine) May Arts 74 Paper Crafts JULY/AUGUST 2013