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On the Cover Absolutely Wishing ... 25 And Many More ...... 27 Hello, Lovely............ 75

Contents Editor’s Note......................... 7

Halloween ......................... 69

All Occasion ........................ 8

Hello................................. 73

Baby ................................. 15

Love .................................. 78

Birthday ............................. 22

Miss You ............................ 88

Congratulations ................... 38

Mother’s Day ...................... 92

Easter ................................ 44

Season’s Greetings .............. 98

Encouragement ................... 47

Sympathy ..........................108

Father’s Day ....................... 52

Thank You .........................111

Friendship .......................... 56

Thanksgiving .....................120

Get Well ........................... 63

Wedding/Anniversary ........123

Graduation ........................ 66

Simple Sentiments ..............130

A key to easy-reference icons found throughout this issue: ONLINE: Find projects, sketches, and bonus material online. FRESH FACE: Made by a designer never published before in Paper Crafts.

PROJECT LEVELS: = SIMPLE: Typically five steps or less with easy technique(s). = MODERATE: May be over five steps with moderate technique(s). = AMBITIOUS: Most likely five steps or more with ambitious technique(s).

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All Occasion

Colorful Life

Oh Happy Day

Designer: Beth Matson

Designer: Betsy Veldman

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Print words on cardstock, trim into rectangle, and adhere to card. 3 Die-cut “Colorful” from cardstock. Adhere to card with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp bouquets on specialty paper; emboss. 3 Trim doily and adhere behind stamped panel. 4 Tie floss around panel and adhere to card with foam tape. 5 Die-cut sentiment from cardstock and adhere to card.

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Whisper White, Basic Black) Stampin’ Up!; (Brocade, Passionate, Piglet, Blue Calypso, Rain, Tropical, Guacamole, Lily Pond) Bazzill Basics Paper Font: (Linotype Zapfino) myfonts.com Dies: (Block alphabet) Papertrey Ink

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink Specialty paper: (Sun Kissed crepe from Dear Lizzy Neapolitan collection) American Crafts Clear stamps: (bouquet from Lace Bouquet set) Papertrey Ink Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (white) American Crafts Accent: (doily) Freckled Fawn Fibers: (silver floss) DMC Die: (sentiment) Simon Says Stamp


All Occasion

Life is Good

Life is Sweet

Designer: Chan Vuong

Designer: Kalyn Kepner

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Score lines in patterned paper rectangle. 3 Adhere patterned paper rectangle to scored panel and round corners. 4 Adhere twill and rhinestones to panel. 5 Adhere panel to card with foam tape. 6 Affix sticker.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut hexagon background from patterned paper and cardstock. Adhere die cuts to cardstock rectangle. 3 Stamp sentiment on panel and trim with decorativeedge scissors. 4 Ink edges of panel and tie on twine. 5 Mat panel with patterned paper and adhere to card. 6 Thread button with twine and adhere. 7 Affix stickers.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Orange Zest) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (teal polka dots, blue butterflies from Sunny Side 6x6 pad) Pebbles Accents: (rhinestones) Doodlebug Design Sticker: (sentiment) Pebbles Fibers: (pink twill) Making Memories Tool: (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Vintage Cream) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (assorted from Picadilly 6x6 pad) BasicGrey Clear stamp: (sentiment from The Sweet Life set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (Antique Linen, Tea Dye) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Accent: (button) Papertrey Ink Stickers: (flowers) BasicGrey Fibers: (red/white, yellow/white, green/white twine) The Twinery Die: (hexagon background) Papertrey Ink Tool: (decorative-edge scissors) Fiskars

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Birthday

Sweet Polaroid Party

Bright Birthday Banner

Designer: Kathy Martin

Designer: Debbra Wabbe

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Affix tape to card and stitch border. 3 Die-cut squares from cardstock to create frame. 4 Tie twine to frame and adhere to card. 5 Affix cake and alphabet to spell “Party”. 6 Thread button with floss and adhere.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp happy birthday on cardstock rectangle; draw lines with pen. 3 Adhere panel to card. 4 Die-cut pennants from cardstock; stamp cursive text. 5 Adhere twine to card. Adhere pennants with foam tape.

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper; (white) American Crafts Accent: (button) Bella Blvd Stickers: (assorted tape, cake, Blue High Five alphabet) Bella Blvd Fibers: (pink/white twine) Doodlebug Design; (white floss) DMC Dies: (squares) Spellbinders

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Summer Sunrise, Raspberry Fizz, Lemon Tart, white) Clear stamps: (happy birthday from Birthday Basics set; cursive text from Background Basics: Text Style set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (Pure Poppy, Orange Zest, Harvest Gold) Papertrey Ink; (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Color medium: (black pen) Sakura Fibers: (yellow/white twine) The Twinery Adhesive: 3M, Therm O Web Die: (pennant) Papertrey Ink


Birthday

Celebrate Good Times

Lovely Layered Birthday

Designer: Alice Wertz

Designer: Leigh Penner

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp borders and sentiment on card.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim patterned paper slightly smaller than card front; adhere. 3 Stitch edges of card and stamp happy birthday. 4 Die-cut squares, flower, and leaves from cardstock and patterned paper. Adhere to card. 5 Attach brad.

Finished size: 4" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Rustic White) Papertrey Ink Clear stamps: (border from Trifecta set; sentiment from Good Times set) Mama Elephant Dye ink: (Pure Poppy, Orange Zest, Aqua Mist, Harvest Gold, Simply Chartreuse, Smokey Shadow) Papertrey Ink

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Vintage Cream, Spring Moss) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (assorted from Pretty Party 6x6 pad) Crate Paper Clear stamp: (happy birthday from Think Big Favorites #12 set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (Enchanted Evening) Papertrey Ink Accent: (brad) Echo Park Paper Dies: (square, scalloped square, flower, leaves) Papertrey Ink

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Easter DESIGNER TIP Draw a faint pencil line as a guide for the machine stitching.

For Peep’s Sake

Tweet Easter Wishes

Designer: Chan Vuong

Designer: Lucy Abrams

1 Make card from cardstock. Trim patterned paper panel and adhere. Round bottom corners. 2 Trim flags from patterned paper and adhere. 3 Adhere sentiment die cut with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Print sentiment on cardstock, trim, stitch, and adhere. 3 Affix stickers. Finished size: 7" x 4"

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Rustic White) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (jelly beans, yellow polka dots, pink polka dots, blue polka dots from Hello Spring 6x6 pad) Doodlebug Design Accent: (sentiment die cut) Jillibean Soup Tool: (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Sky Blue) Eco Green Crafts; (Ribbed Kraft) Woodware Digital element: (sentiment from Fluffy Little Chicks kit) pinkpetticoat.co.uk Stickers: (birds) Doodlebug Design


Easter

Rejoice!

He is Risen

Designer: Kalyn Kepner

Designer: Laura Bassen

1 Make card from cardstock. Trim cardstock panel and adhere. 2 Print “Rejoice!” on cardstock, trim panel, and die-cut border. 3 Stamp Metalwork Cross on panel; emboss. Tie on ribbon and adhere panel to card with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock; die-cut church. 2 Trim cardstock panels and adhere inside card front. Finished size: 5" x 7¼"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Bazzill Basics Paper; (Gold glitter) Best Creation Rubber stamp: (Metalwork Cross) Inkadinkado Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (gold) Hampton Art Fibers: (white ribbon) Morex Corp. Font: (Chopin Script) dafont.com Die: (border) Papertrey Ink

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Cream, Burgundy, Yellow) Wausau Paper Die: (church) Jennifer Wambach/Silhouette America

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Mother´s Day DESIGNER TIP Do you have embellishments in your craft stash that are too large? Consider cutting them down to fit your card.

Chevron Mother’s Day

Country Chic Mom

Designer: Cristina Kowalczyk

Designer: Windy Robinson

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp Chevron Pattern and sentiment. 3 Punch flower petals from cardstock and patterned paper; curl slightly, assemble, and adhere to card. 4 Thread button with twine and adhere.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim patterned paper panels and adhere. Round bottom corners. 3 Wrap twine around card front. 4 Trim outer layer of denim flower and attach to card. Adhere metal flower. 5 Die-cut tag from cardstock and stamp mom. Tie to flower with twine.

Finished size: 4" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink; (Eggshell) Hero Arts Patterned paper: (Delightful Stripe from Springtime collection) Echo Park Paper; (Summer Fun from Hometown Summer collection) Pink Paislee Rubber stamps: (Chevron Pattern) Savvy Stamps; (sentiment from Essential Sentiments set) A Muse Studio Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Pigment ink: (Silver Lilac) Impress Rubber Stamps Accent: (button) Papertrey Ink Fibers: (natural twine) Papertrey Ink Tool: (flower petals punch) Stampin’ Up!

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Papertrey Ink; (cream) Patterned paper: (Zig Zag from Splendor collection) GCD Studios Clear stamp: (mom from Tiny Tags set) Papertrey Ink Specialty ink: (Burnt Umber hybrid) Stewart Superior Corp. Accents: (denim flower) Canvas Corp; (metal flower) Webster’s Pages Fibers: (natural jute twine) Papertrey Ink Die: (tag) Papertrey Ink Tool: (corner rounder punch) EK Success


Mother's Day

DESIGNER TIP Use a kraft background to show off a lovely array of whiteness for mom.

Doily for Mom

Butterfly Mother’s Day

Designer: Susan R. Opel

Designer: Betsy Veldman

1 Make card from cardstock and adhere doily around card. 2 Tie on ribbon. Adhere tulle and flowers. 3 Insert stick pin. Remove shank from brad and adhere to bow. 4 Print “Mom” on tag and tie to brad with thread.

1 Make card from cardstock. Trim patterned paper panel slightly smaller and adhere. 2 Affix dragonfly ticket and punch partial circles from card front to match. Tie on twine. 3 Trim patterned paper to fit behind large frame; adhere. Adhere to card. 4 Stamp mother on acetate; emboss. Adhere behind extra-large frame and adhere to card. Adhere medium frame. 5 Attach charm to small frame and adhere.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper Accents: (rose brad) Pebbles; (tag) SEI; (stick pin) Maya Road; (flowers) Imaginisce; (doily) Wilton Fibers: (white ribbon) Close To My Heart; (white tulle) Bazzill Basics Paper Font: (Noodle Script) dafont.com

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Canyon Clay) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (text butterfly, orange butterfly from Olde Curiosity Shoppe 8x8 pad) Graphic 45 Clear stamp: (mother from Mega Mixed Messages set) Papertrey Ink Watermark ink: Tsukineko Embossing powder: (black) American Crafts Accents: (wood frames) Studio Calico; (metal lock charm) Sticker: (dragonfly ticket) Graphic 45 Fibers: (brown twine) The Beadery Tool: (circle punch) Stampin’ Up! Other: (acetate)

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Season´s Greetings DESIGNER TIP Strategically cut patterned paper to show off the pattern like the two reindeer in the center of this card.

Good Tidings Christmas

Rustic Peace Love Joy

Designer: Kimberly Crawford

Designer: Teri Anderson

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim patterned paper, ink edges, and adhere ribbon. Tie ribbon bow, adhere, and adhere panel. 3 Die-cut rectangle from cardstock, stamp sentiment, and ink edges. Adhere with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock; adhere patterned paper strip. 2 Trim patterned paper and adhere. 3 Trim hexagon stickers and affix. 4 Affix alphabet stickers to spell “Peace”, “Love”, and “Joy”.

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (Warmth from Peaceful collection) Authentique Paper Clear stamp: (sentiment from Miracle of the Holidays set) Hero Arts Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko; (Frayed Burlap, Peeled Paint) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Fibers: (green polka dot ribbon) Creative Impressions Adhesive: 3L Die: (rectangle) Spellbinders

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Georgia-Pacific Patterned paper: (Sentiments from Christmas Cottage collection) Teresa Collins Designs; (Like Ledger from Miss Caroline collection) My Mind’s Eye Accent: (button) Pebbles Stickers: (hexagons) Teresa Collins Designs; (Sweet & Sour Soup alphabet, Alphabeans alphabet Jillibean Soup Fibers: (natural twine) May Arts


Season's Greetings

DESIGNER TIP Black vinyl is a great medium to work with if you want a super dark silhouetted image. It’s also easy to use and great for intricate dies because of the adhesive back.

Newborn King

Country Christmas

Designer: Carolyn King

Designer: Dawn Cosgrove

1 Make card from cardstock. Round top corners. 2 Die-cut nativity scene from vinyl and adhere. 3 Stamp sentiment. 4 Adhere rhinestone and adhere twine.

1 Make card from cardstock. Trim patterned paper and adhere. 2 Stamp snow flurries, snowman, farmhouse, and barn on cardstock; trim and adhere. 3 Die-cut picket fence from cardstock, assemble, and adhere. Die-cut star border from cardstock and adhere. 4 Die-cut large oval from cardstock, stamp striped oval, and adhere. Die-cut small oval from cardstock, stamp scallop oval, holly, and sentiment; adhere with foam tape. 5 Die-cut rooster from cardstock and adhere with foam tape. 6 Adhere glitter and apply glitter glue. Tie on twine.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 5" square

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Ivory) Gina K. Designs Rubber stamp: (sentiment from Rejoice! set) Taylored Expressions Dye ink: (Fired Brick) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries; (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Accent: (flower rhinestone) Me & My Big Ideas Fibers: (red/white twine) The Twinery Die: (nativity) Taylored Expressions Tool: (corner rounder punch) Creative Memories Other: (black vinyl)

SUPPLIES: All supplies from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted. Cardstock: (Pure Poppy, Vintage Cream, New Leaf, True Black, kraft) Patterned paper: (Pure Poppy Gingham) Clear stamps: (farmhouse from Autumn Hills set; barn from On the Farm set; snowman from Winter Hills set; snow flurries from In the Meadow set; striped oval, scallop oval, holly, sentiment from Framed Out #8 set) Dye ink: (True Black, Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, New Leaf) Accents: (iridescent glitter) Martha Stewart Crafts; (clear glitter glue) Ranger Industries Fibers: (red/green/ white twine) The Twinery Dies: (rooster, picket fence, ovals, star border)

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Thank You DESIGNER TIP Place your sentiment in the sweet spot of your project and lay out the pattern around it.

Rainbow of Thanks

Bold Thank You

Designer: Lisa Addesa

Designer: Emily Leiphart

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Cut cardstock panel. Stamp sentiments; emboss. 3 Adhere rhinestones. 4 Adhere panel with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut rectangles from cardstock; arrange, adhere, and trim excess. 3 Die-cut rectangle from cardstock. Stamp thank you! and sentiment; adhere with foam tape.

Finished size: 4" x 5½"

Finished size: 5" square

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Bazzill Basics Paper Clear stamps: (assorted from Big Thanks set) CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Solvent ink: (Jet Black) Tsukineko Embossing powder: (clear) Ranger Industries Accents: (assorted rhinestones) Michaels Adhesive: EK Success

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (black, white) Gina K. Designs; (So Saffron, Tangerine Tango, Real Red, Wild Wasabi, Marina Mist, Wisteria Wonder) Stampin’ Up! Clear stamps: (thank you!, sentiment from You’re Invited set) Lil’ Inker Designs Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Dies: (stitched rectangles) Lil’ Inker Designs

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Wedding/Anniversary DESIGNER TIP Monochromatic color schemes lend themselves nicely to formal occasions.

DESIGNER TIP Before rolling flowers, try rubbing the tip of the flower from the backside with a stylus giving it a curled look.

A Day to Celebrate

Best Wishes

Designer: Penny Ward

Designer: Katie Gehring

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim vellum panel to make frame with bottom inside corner a quarter circle. 3 Die-cut lattice from vellum, trim and adhere behind frame. Adhere to card with foam tape. 4 Die-cut flourish from cardstock; adhere. Punch branches from cardstock; adhere. Die-cut flowers from cardstock, form flowers, and adhere. Apply glitter glue. 5 Trim cardstock strip; notch ends. Stamp sentiment; adhere with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim cardstock panel. Stamp background. Stamp best wishes. 3 Tie on ribbon. Attach flower brad. Adhere rhinestones. 4 Adhere panel. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 5½" x 4¼"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white, blue) Michaels Vellum: Strathmore Artist Papers Clear stamp: (sentiment from Gratitude set) Penny Black Dye ink: (blue) Tsukineko Accent: (iridescent glitter glue) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Adhesive: 3L Dies: (lattice, flourish) Cheery Lynn Designs; (flower) Spellbinders Tool: (branch punch) McGill

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Soft Stone) Papertrey Ink; (Concrete) American Crafts Clear stamps: (background from Ikat set) Avery Elle; (best wishes from Filigreed Frames set) Wplus9 Design Studio Pigment ink: (Seattle) A Muse Studio; (Onyx Black) Tsukineko Accents: (flower brad, rhinestones) Hobby Lobby Fibers: (white ribbon)

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