Friday, September 16, 2011

Four Ways Friday #62 - Itty Bitty Bits

This week's Four Ways Friday is all about the adorable stamp set Itty Bitty Bits!
You can create very simple cards just by stamping a single Itty Bitty Bits stamp!  Here I drew a few lines onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and then, with the help of the stamp-a-ma-jig, I stamped the little bird in Basic Black and Tempting Turquoise ink.  The greeting from Teeny Tiny Wishes was inked with markers and then stamped using the stamp-a-ma-jig.  The panel was adhered to a Basic Black panel and then dimensionals were used to pop the panel up on the Very Vanilla card base.
The Itty Bitty Bits images pair perfectly with the Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack.  For this card I stamped the heart image onto a scrap of Whisper White card stock using Real Red ink.  I then punched them all out using the circle punch from the Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack.  The heart circles were then all adhered to a Real Red panel using pieces of dimensionals.  The heart panel was then adhered to a Whisper White panel using glue and then adhered to the Real Red card base using dimensionals.  Finally, the greeting from Short & Sweet was added with the stamp-a-ma-jig in Basic Black ink, with a rhinestone for some bling :)
These adorable images are wonderful accents for word cards!  Here I stamped the letters using the Calendar Alphabet & Numbers stamp set and Basic Black ink onto Very Vanilla card stock.  I then punched out the letters with the jewelry tag punch and sponged each tag with various colors of ink.  Next I did a bit of additional stamping onto the tags with images from the Tiny Tags stamp set.  I then stamped the Itty Bitty Bits images onto scraps of Very Vanilla card stock, punched them out with the Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack, and then adhered the bits to the jewelry tags.  The tags were then attached to the card base using a combination of dimensional pieces and glue.  Finally, I added a bit of bling with adhesive pearls and rhinestones.
For the final card I used the adorable cupcake image to create a background paper.  I cut a scrap of Very Vanilla card stock in a cupcake bottom shape and then stamped the cupcake image multiple times using Real Red ink.  I ran the shape through the crimper and sponged it using Rose Red ink.  I then punched a cupcake top using the 2 3/4" scallop circle punch and a piece of textured Soft Suede card stock.  I glued the top to the bottom and sponged the top, just a bit, with Chocolate Chip ink.  Next I added a few "chocolate" bugle beads using crystal effects.  I also added a paper-pieced candle and added a little glitter to make it sparkle.  The cupcake was adhered to the Rose Red panel with dimensionals.  Next I stamped the letters for "cake" onto Very Vanilla card stock and punched them out using the jewelry tag punch.  I then sponged the tags with Chocolate Chip ink.  I used my paper piercing tool to adhere the tags to the card stock with silver brads.  Next I adhered the Rose Red panel to a Chocolate Chip panel with dimensionals.  The card base is Crumb Cake card stock that was stamped with the Wonderfully Worn background stamp and Soft Suede ink.  I attached the cupcake panels with glue and then attached a piece of Melon Mango pompom trim using glue.
I hope you've enjoyed this week's Four Ways Friday!  Thank you for your patience today :)  I was on a trip this week and got home very late on Thursday was actually Friday morning already :)  Hope you have a wonderful, peaceful and creative weekend!!!!!

1 comment:

Lorraine said...

I am really inspired by these Michelle. Your Four Ways Friday posts are so well thought out and show so much creativity. You certainly came up with four beauties with those bitty's!