Take a Picture – It Lasts Longer!

If you saw my blog post yesterday, then you’ve seen the Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper. Or at least, a bit of it. I used it again in one of the cards at last weekend’s Birthday Bash class, turning it into a ‘polaroid’ type card.

So you know how they say ‘take a picture, it lasts longer’ (as in, longer than a look), or ‘a picture paints a thousand words’ – well, I’m blown away at how realistic, and 3D this paper looks.  I get that they are actual photographs taken of objects, then turned into printed paper – but seriously!

PICTURE PERFECT PARTY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER

Take a picture - it lasts longer!

I also love the bright, fun colours – perfect for celebrations!

TAKE A PICTURE – IT LASTS LONGER!

Take a picture - it lasts longer

Okay – let’s make a card that LOOKS like it was created with a Polaroid print! I saw this idea online – sorry I don’t remember the originator – and thought it would be fun to create.

DETAILS

To create the ‘polaroid’ look, use the Layering Squares Framelits and the Big Shot to die cut a square from a rectangular panel of Whisper White cardstock. Then cut your DSP to 3″x3″ and glue it to the back of the opening, with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Stamp the sentiment onto a length of Whisper White in Lemon Lime Twist ink, and use the Banner Triple Punch to create banner tails on one end. Do the same with a strip of patterned DSP, and layer it behind the sentiment.  For the star, I used the one that comes in the Wood Crate Framelits, and die cut one from Lemon Lime Twist cardstock.

It’s difficult to see in the above picture, but I embossed the Basic Black cardstock panel with the Big Shot and the retired Stylish Stripes embossing folder. If you don’t have that one, you can use the new Simple Stripes Textured Embossing Folder.

All the panels were layered together with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Take a Picture - It Lasts Longer!

See what I mean about the 3D effect with the DSP? Those bows look like they’re tucked in behind the paper!

STAMPING ON THE INSIDE

Take a Picture - It Lasts Longer!

The Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set has some great sentiments, as well as the images! At only $21 for the set of 18 stamps, it’s a steal of a deal!

Here’s a couple more pictures from my Birthday Bash class – the ladies had so much fun! 🙂

Take a Picture - It lasts longer

Take a Picture - It lasts longer

IT’S THE PERFECT TIME TO ORDER

Sale-A-Bration is still going strong, so now is the perfect time to order, and earn FREE products! With every $60 order (before tax/shipping) you instantly qualify for 1 free product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure.

And if you really want the BEST DEAL EVER – now is a GREAT time to JOIN! Join my team, choose your own $165 in Stampin’ Up! products, PLUS 2 ADDITIONAL STAMP SETS FOR FREE of any value (that’s up to an extra $130 free!!), get a free Paper Pumpkin kit, free catalogues – and FREE SHIPPING! After that, you get a minimum of 20% retail prices on all future product orders. You really can’t beat that!

If you want to order, click on either my signature or the product images below. If you’re ready to join, CLICK HERE – I can’t wait to introduce you to the fun & family!! 🙂

About Deborah Smart

I love to read what you have to say! Thanks for commenting ;)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.