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Friday, October 27, 2017

Boss's Day Celebration

Boss's Day 2017 Images©Stampin' Up!

I was asked by one of my co-workers to create two boss's day cards. I wanted to created something that would show our appreciation. I created two cards. I choose the Coffee Cafe Bundle for our male boss and the Floral Phrases stamp set for our female boss.  They both really love their card.

Thanks a Latte

Peek-a-boo Thank You

Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Coffee Cafe Bundle - 145331 
Vertical Greetings Stamp Set - 141876
 Floral Phrases Stamp Set - 141767
Very Vanilla Cardstock - 101650
Whisper White Cardstock - 100730
Garden Green Cardstock - 102584
Early Espresso Cardstock - 119686
Garden Green Ink pad - 126973
Early Espresso Ink pad - 126974
Lemon Lime Twist Ink pad - 144086
Melon Mambo Ink pad - 126948
Fresh Floral Designer Series Paper (DSP) - 144131
Brights Enamel Shapes - 141680
2017-2019 In color Bitty Bows - 144217
Melon Mambo Ribbon (retired)
Bigshot Die Cutting Machine - 143263
Fast Fuse -129026
Dimenstionals - 104430

Cut whisper white and very vanilla cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score@4 1/4"
Cut very vanilla cardstock 4" x 6" (use for coffee cup and lid)
Cut early espresso cardstock 1" x 5 1/2"
Cut garden green cardstock 2 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Cut melon mambo 1/2" x 5 1/2" (use this to replace retired ribbon)
Cut fresh floral lemon lime twist dsp 4" x 5 1/4" 

Stamping and Die Cutting:

Card 1
Stamp the coffee cup and lid on very vanilla cardstock using the coffee cafe stamp set. Use the coffee cup framelit dies to cut coffee cup and lid. Create custom dsp with coffee bean stamp using the tone on tone stamping technique.  Stamp sentiment and coffee beans on card base using early espresso ink.  

Card 2
Stamp the sentiment on card base using vertical greetings stamp set. Stamp the sentiment in melon mambo and lemon lime twist ink.

Card 1
Arrange and layer garden green cardstock, early espresso card strip to card base according to the picture using fast fuse. Attach coffee cup and lid embellishment with dimensionals. 

Card 2
Along the long 5-1/4″ side, find the middle (2-5/8″) and cut in 2″. Now I just folded the triangles back from the corner of the Designer Paper to the  cut line! It’s as simple as that!!! I did add a little bit of fast fuse to hold my triangles back and in place! Then attached piece to card base. I added  ribbon and enamels shapes to give the card that extra pop.

As you can see all these steps produced two super cute cards. The bosses were very happy and thankful for their celebration. 

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