Posted in 2023 January-April Mini Catalog, Aqua Painters, Emboss Resist Technique, Gratitude/ Thanks, Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop, Lake/Sea/Ocean, Nature, Sale-a-Bration 2023, Sea, Sealife, Stampin' Emboss Powder, Watercolor Techniques

Inspirations in Ink February 2023-Seaside Bay Emboss Resist Thank You Card

Today I have a Super Fun Seaside Bay Emboss Resist Thank You Card!

Welcome and thanks for visiting Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts! I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. Today is the monthly Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop! I am excited to be hopping with awesome demonstrators from around the world. Be sure to check out everyone’s projects using the Seaside Bay Bundle. The Seaside Bay Bundle is in the 2023 Jan-April Mini Catalog. You may order form my Online Store HERE.

Seaside Bay Emboss Resist Thank You Card

Measurements

  • Balmy Blue card stock (cs) card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches scored and folded at 4 1/4 inches
  • Textured 12×12 inch Shimmer Paper, Shaded Spruce: 4 x 5 1/4 inches (algae die cuts are from the center of this piece)
  • Fluid 100 5×7 inch Watercolor Paper: 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches
  • Crumb Cake cs: 1 1/2 x 4 inches for the seashell die cuts
  • Basic White cs: 4 x 5 1/4 inches (inside of card)

Supplies

  • Seaside Bay Bundle (stamp & dies)
  • Ink: Night of Navy, Shaded Spruce, Balmy Blue & Coastal Cabana
  • Versamark
  • Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Basics, White
  • Heat Tool
  • Water Painters, large pointed tip
  • Stampin’ Spritzer
  • Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls
  • Wink of Stella Glitter Brush
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine
Seaside Bay Emboss Resist Thank You Card

Instructions

Step 1- Emboss the Watercolor Paper

  1. Using the Versamark Ink stamp the images onto the Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper.
  2. Stamp two images, then cover them with the White Emboss Powder. Shake off the excess.
  3. Use the Heat Tool to set.
  4. Stamp two more images and repeat.
  5. That way you can see where you stamped to avoid stamping on top of another image.

Step 2- Emboss Resist Technique

  1. Prepare several layers of paper towels to work on.
  2. Squeeze each of the colored ink pads to get ink on the inside of the lid. Open & set up in a line above the paper towels.
  3. Use the Stampin’ Spritzer to spray water on the embossed Watercolor Paper. The water beads up on the paper.
  4. Use the Water Painter to pick up ink from the lid.
  5. Brush the ink onto the moist Watercolor Paper one color at a time.
  6. TIP: In between colors, squeeze water from the Water Brush onto a paper towel until it runs clear.
  7. Dry overnight. Or use the Heat Tool to speed up the drying process.

Step 3- Assembling the Card

  1. Use the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the Seaside Bay Dies to cut one large & one small algae from the center of the Shaded Spruce Textured Shimmer Paper. C
  2. Cut 2 small & one large seashell from the Crumb Cake cs.
  3. Adhere the Basic White cs to the inside of the Balmy Blue cs card base.
  4. Adhere the Shaded Spruce Textured Shimmer Paper to the card front.
  5. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the embossed & watercolored card piece to the card front.
  6. Adhere the large algae diecut to the bottom left corner of the card front. Adhere the small algae.
  7. Adhere the seashells

Step 4- Bling!

  1. First add some Wink of Stella to the seashells.
  2. Then add some of the Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls.

Voila!

Seaside Bay Emboss Resist Thank You Card

Thank you so much for visiting today! Please visit all the blogs in this hop. You will see all the fun and inspiring projects made by the Inspirations In Ink demonstrators. You are currently visiting Theresa McEntee-USA creator of Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts.

Julie Golding Page – Canada   

Rebecca Nutley – Australia

Robbie Rubala – USA   

Theresa McEntee – USA  

Vicky Wright – Australia

Christy Gridley – USA  

Deirdre Croal – USA

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Theresa

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Posted in 2023 January-April Mini Catalog, Designer Series Paper, Fish, Gratitude/ Thanks, Lake/Sea/Ocean, Nature, Outdoors, Sea, Sealife

Kylie Bertucci’s Top 10 International Blog Highlight Winners Hop: Stampin Up!® Sneak Peek- Seaside Bay Bundle Thank You card

Welcome! I am Theresa McEntee, creator of Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts. I am so excited and thankful to be part of the Top 10 Winners Hop from Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlights Gallery! Thank you to everyone who voted for my card from December 2022 Peaceful Deer & Fabulous Frames! Your vote for that card is allowing me an opportunity to post on the Winners Hop today. Ten fabulous demonstrators from around the world will be posting today! The theme for the card today is “Thank you”

My card today is a Sneak Peek of the Seaside Bay Bundle and By the Bay Designer Series Paper. These products will be in the Stampin’ Up! 2023 January- April Mini Catalog. They will be available for purchase on January 5, 2023! You can order from my Online Store HERE. A complete supply list is at the end of the blog.

Measurements

  • Night of Navy card stock(cs) card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches scored & folded at 4 1/4 inches
  • Balmy Blue Textured 12 x 12 inch Shimmer Paper: 4 x 5 1/4 inches (NEW)
  • Basic White cs: 4 x 5 1/4 inches (inside) and 1 1/2 x 3 inches (sentiment)
  • Gold Foil: 1 1/2 x 3 inches
  • By the Bay Designer Series Paper(DSP): Iridescent Navy Blue Shell design: 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 inches; Balmy Blue crab design: 1 1/8 x 2 1/4 inches; Multicolor sea shell design: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches; and Gold fish circle design: 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 inches.

Supplies

  • Night of Navy Ink pad
  • Balmy Blue Ink pad
  • Sahara Sand Ink pad
  • Deckled Rectangles Dies
  • Balmy Blue & White 1/2 inch Variegated Ribbon: 15 inches and 7 1/2 inches (NEW)
  • Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls (NEW)
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals & Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Instructions

Inside

1.Take out the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Basic White cs. Use Balmy Blue Ink to stamp with the sand & seashell stamp on the right-hand end. Then stamp the snail and conch shells in Sahara Sand Ink.

2. Adhere to the inside of the Night of Navy cs card base.

Front

3. Take out the Balmy Blue 12 x 12 inch Textured Shimmer Paper. Place the By the Bay DSP pieces on top. Then adhere them to the Textured Shimmer Paper with Tombow Liquid Glue.

4. Fold the 15 inch piece of Balmy Blue & White Variegated Ribbon in half. Wrap around the Textured Shimmer Paper. Adhere each end to the back of the paper with Mini Glue Dots.

5. Tie the 7 1/2 inch piece of ribbon around the right-hand side of the ribbon adhered to the Textured Shimmer Paper. Adjust and trim as desired.

Sentiment

6. Take the 1 1/2 x 3 inch Basic White cs out. First Stamp Off then stamp the sand & seashell stamp in Balmy Blue Ink. Stamp the Thank You sentiment in Night of Navy Ink.

7. Die cut the sentiment with the smallest Deckled Rectangle Die.

8. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment over the ribbon on the left side of the card front.

Finish Up

9. Use the Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the Textured Shimmer Paper to the front of the Night of Navy cs card base.

10. Die cut the scallop seashells from the Gold Foil. You will need one large and two small ones. Use Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and the Tombow Glue to adhere around the sentiment as shown.

11. Add one Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls inside each of the Gold Foil shells.

Voila!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Have a wonderful day! You are at Theresa’s Treasures created by Theresa McEntee-USA. Please visit all the rest of the blogs in Kylie’s Top Ten Winners Blog Hop to see more fabulous creations!

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Theresa

Posted in Inspiration, Sea, Sealife, Waves of the Ocean

Stampin’ Up!® Waves of the Ocean Inspirational Card

The new Waves of the Ocean Suite is available now until May 2, 2022. This card showcases one of the inspirational sentiments as well as the main images. The Suite includes Waves Dies to make your card extra special!

If you would like to receive a downloadable PDF Tutorial to make this card for yourself, please subscribe to my Newsletter. There are 2 techniques used for this awesome card!

This is the complete Suite for the Waves of the Ocean #161797. You can purchase the Waves of the Ocean Suite in my online store by clicking on the item number or the on the photo above. The Blue Foils and the Waves of the Ocean Designer Series Paper are so beautiful! And the Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels are terrific Bling for your projects! If you would like to order separate items from this suite, visit my Online Store HERE.

What else is happening with Stampin’ Up!?

Tomorrow, Thursday March 10th is the last day to subscribe to the Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin kit that will coordinate with the On the Horizon stamp set and New Horizons Designer Series Paper. Sign up HERE today!

The All Together Suite includes new Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Markers in 10 different shades of skin colors, as well as black & white Designer Series Paper. Check out my card from this BLOG to see a sample of how the products come together to make an awesome card. Order your All Together products today in my Online Store.

If you need any assistance with subscribing to the Newsletter or with ordering, shoot me an email at theresastreasures.az@gmail.com.

Happy Crafting!

Theresa

Posted in Animals, Inspiration, Sale-a-bration 2022, Sea, Sealife

Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery- January 2022- Stampin’ Up!® Awesome Otters

Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You. It is so important to thank those who inspire us. My Awesome Otters card goes a little further by letting someone know just how awesome they are to me.

On this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by people from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my Awesome Otters card and take the time to see everyone else’s inspiring creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button at the end of this blog. I would greatly appreciate your vote for my card.

The Awesome Otters card is a super easy card to make. The circles are cut with the Picture This Die. The Simply Marbleous 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper is available for free during Sale-a-bration with a $50 purchase from my Online Store. The Awesome Otters stamp set is also a FREE Sale-a-bration item with an additional $50 purchase.

These adorable otters are colored with Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. The colors I used are: Pool Party, Smoky Slate, Gray Granite and Basic Black. I added some Wink of Stella to the bubbles and around the otters. The card base is Bermuda Bay Card Stock.

https://www.kyliebertucci.com/2022/01/kylies-international-blog-highlights.htmlPlease vote for my card when you visit the Gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button below. Thank you!

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Theresa

Posted in 2021 January-June Stampin' Up!®Mini Catalog, Clean and Simple, Gratitude/ Thanks, Lake/Sea/Ocean, Nature, Sea, Sealife

Kylie’s Stampin’ Up!® International Blog Highlights Gallery- April 2021-Thank You using Friends Are Like Seashells

Welcome to Theresa’s Treasures today for my Thank You using Friends Are Like Seashells. I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You. On this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by folks from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my card and take the time to see everyone else’s creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button at the end of this blog. Please vote for my card while you are at the gallery.

The Stampin’ Up® Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set lends itself to a lot of creative cards. There are 23 different stamps in this set! I have only used 5 of the stamps in the set for this card.

The card base is Pool Party Card Stock (CS). The remaining CS is Basic White. The ink colors are: Pool Party, Granny Apple Green and Soft Suede. The seashell has been Stamped Off once. I embellished the card with Opal Rounds. The sentiment is made with the Classic Label Punch.

Viola! That is all it takes!

Please vote for my card when you visit the Gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button below. Thank you!

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Theresa

Posted in 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! Catalog, Lake/Sea/Ocean, Sea, Sealife, Simple stamping, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers

Seaside Notions for End of Summer Seaside Birthday Card

This wonderful summer Birthday card was inspired by a swap I received. A swap is a card that you make multiple copies of and take to a stamping event with you. There you will meet others who have made swap and you swap cards with them. Unfortunately I have lost the name of who made the swap I was inspired by.

Measurements: Very Vanilla Card Stock (CS): 4 1/4 x 11 inch card base with a score line at 5 1/2 inches, two 4 x 5 1/4 inch, 2 x 4 1/2 inches and 1 x 3 3/4 inches.

I used Memento ink for the stamping and I colored with Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. I used the light and dark Blend of each of the following colors: Pool Party, Purple Posy, Petal Pink, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede.

Using the Memento ink, stamp the sea horse onto the 2 x 4 1/2 inch Very Vanilla CS and the “Happy Birthday” sentiment onto the 1 x 3 3/4 inch strip of Very Vanilla CS.

On one of the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Very Vanilla CS pieces I stamped a row of the conch shell, then added the sand dollars.

Next I stamped the snail shell. I filled in the spaces with the clam shell. I added another conch shell on the very bottom left and top right. This is a slightly organized random pattern in my book! Ha, ha! 🙂 

Don’t do this step because it turned out to be a mistake later on but i wanted to share this with you so you won’t make the same mistake. On the inside of the card base I stamped another sea horse and two sand dollars. I recommend that you stamp the sea horse and sand dollars onto the other 4 x 5 1/4 inch Very Vanilla CS piece.

Again do not do this step. Once I used the Stampin’ Blends to color the sea horse and sand dollars, I realized that the markers bled through to the back. Whoa! 😲 The way I fixed it is that I cut the inside panel to be 4 x 5 1/4 inches and made another 4 1/4 x 11 inch Very Vanilla CS card base.

On with the fun. Color the sea horse with the light and dark Soft Suede Blends.

For each of the shells, I decided to add a shadow to the lower right hand side. I did this by first coloring in the shell with the Light Crumb Cake Blend. I then went over the lower right with the Dark Crumb Cake Blend. Lastly I went over the area I wanted shadowed again with the Light Crumb Cake Blend to blend the light and dark together.

I repeated the process with all the shells. The conch shells are colored in Petal Pink. The snail shell is colored in Pool Party and the clam shell in Purple Posy.

Fussy cut the sea horse that is stamped on the 2 x 4 1/2 inch Very Vanilla CS. Place cut up Stampin’ Dimensionals and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals on the tail and head, leaving the body without Dimensionals.

Adhere the body of the sea horse to the left side of the Happy Birthday sentiment. Cut a banner end on the right end of the sentiment strip.

Adhere the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Very Vanilla CS stamped with the sea horse to the inside of the 4 1/4 x 11 inch Very Vanilla CS card base. Use the Bone Folder on the 5 1/2 inch score line to make a crisp fold.

Adhere the other 4 1/4 x 5 inch Very Vanilla CS stamped with the shells to the card front. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the sentiment strip and adhere in place.

Now for some Bling! The Wink of Stella Glitter Brush is perfect for adding a little sparkle to the sea horse.

Viola! You have a fun end of summer Birthday card to send off to someone special. I just love the sparkle!

Thank you for visiting theresas-treasures.com today. I hope you enjoyed this end of summer card. I am looking forward to some cooler temperatures, but here in Arizona it may be quite awhile. Good thing I can craft inside!

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Theresa

Posted in 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! Catalog, Animals, Fish, Guys cards, Lake/Sea/Ocean, Sea, Sealife

Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge # 251- Gone Fishing with Whale Done

The Cardz4Guyz Challenge #251 is Gone Fishing. I didn’t have any fishing stamp sets, but I do have a big fish in the fun Whale Done stamp set and some great Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper (DSP).

The card base is Night Of Navy cardstock. The next layer is Misty Moonlight. For the Granny Apple Green panel I embossed it with the Seabed 3D Embossing Folder. Next I used a Sponge Dauber to sponge on some Granny Apple Green ink and highlight the fabulous design made by the embossing. Inside the card, I used a panel of Whisper White card stock, then adhered a 1 inch strip of the little fish pattern of the DSP with an edge of Night Of Navy card stock.

I first stamped the whale in Misty Moonlight ink. I used the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers in Light and Dark Balmy Blue, and Light and Dark Misty Moonlight to enhance the whales features. I used the Basic Black Stampin’ Write marker to bring out the whales smile and eye, and add shadow to the fin. I punched the whale out with the Whale Builders Punch. I used the Whale of a Time Sequins to add “bubbles” above the whale and the little fish.

The fun and colorful little fish pattern of the Whale of a Time DSP on the card front is bordered by Daffodil Delight card stock.

I hope you like my card. Please leave a comment and share what you think. I appreciate you stopping by today. Go to the Cardz4Guyz blog and see everyone else’s cards! Lots of great inspiration!

If you would like to purchase the Stampin’ Up! products I used for this card, please visit my Online Store HERE.

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Theresa

Posted in 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! Catalog, Animals, Sealife

Fun Fold Friday Whale Done

Happy Friday! You made it through the week- Whale Done! Now for some fun!

The Whale Done stamp set has these sweet sea creatures so you can make a splash with any card! This fun fold is called a Fold Back Card.

The colors used in this fun fold card are:

Measurements: 12 x 12 inch Pretty Peacock Card Stock(CS) card base: cut to 4 1/4 x 11 inches and scored at 2 3/4 and 5 1/2 inches; 8 1/2 x 11 inch Pretty Peacock CS: 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches; Whisper White CS: 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 2 1/2 x 4 inches and 1 1/4 x 2 inches; Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper (DSP): small fish design: 4 x 5 1/4 inches, sea horse design: 2 1/2 x 4 inches and the underwater scene design: 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches.

Stamp the sentiment “it’s your DAY!” from the Itty Bitty Birthday set in Pretty Peacock ink onto the 1 1/4 x 2 inch Whisper White CS. Trim this down to 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches to fit on the front of the card.

Stamp the sentiment “Hoping all your birthday fishes come true” from the Whale Done set in Pretty Peacock ink onto the center of the 2 1/2 x 4 inch Whisper White CS. Add the little school of fish in several places in Pretty Peacock ink.

Stamp the sea turtle and whale in Pretty Peacock ink onto the 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch Whisper White CS. Position the whale at the bottom as shown so you can use the Whale Builder Punch.

Use the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Marker in Light Just Jade to color the sea turtle. Use the Dark Just Jade marker to color the outer edge of the shell and to enhance the shadowed areas.

Use the Light and Dark Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Marker to color in the middle portion of the whale.

Punch out the whale with the Whale Builder Punch. Fussy cut the sea turtle leaving the same amount of white outline as is on the whale.

Fold the 4 1/4 x 11 inch Pretty Peacock CS card base in half at the 5 1/2 inch score line. Use the Bone Folder to get a crisp fold.

Now fold back the top of the card base. Separate it from the underlying layer to use the Bone Folder. The end result is a “Z” fold.

Adhere the corresponding panels to the Pretty Peacock CS card base as shown.

Apply Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the sea turtle, whale, and the trimmed down sentiment.

Adhere under the sea scene design of the Whale of a Time DSP to the 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch Pretty Peacock CS. Add the sentiment, turtle, and whale.

To apply the top of the card position it then flip it over and make a light pencil mark. This will help you get the Stampin’ Dimensionals in the right place.

Adhere the front of the card to the top panel of the card base. The Stampin’ Dimensionals will not be showing on the under side.

This is the completed card lying flat on the table.

Viola! You have a splashy card to send off to someone and wish them a Happy Birthday!

Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you try this card. It is not too difficult once you have made it once or twice.

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Theresa