Lipstick on A Pig

Today’s card is the result of an idea that’s been floating in my mind since the release of the Mini Catalog.  I thought it would be fun to create a card with the theme of “Lipstick on A Pig” combining the Dressed to Impress and This Little Piggy Stamp sets.  And of course, the color of Lovely Lipstick has to be used.  It’s amazing how quickly my design vision came together!  Below is my “lipstick on a pig”card:

Lipstick on a Pig

Details so you can create “Lipstick on a Pig”:
  • For the card base, cut Petal Pink cardstock (5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″).  Score at 4-1/4″ and fold.
  • Second layer is a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock.
  • Top layer uses a piece of 5″ x 3-3/4″ Best Dressed Designer Series Paper.
For the pig: 
  • Cut a piece of 3″ x 4-1/2″ piece of Whisper White cardstock using the Stitched Nested Labels dies.
  • Select pig stamp from the This Little Piggy Stamp Set.  Cover the sentiment below the pig using a small post-it note.  With the post-it note in place, ink the pig stamp with Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad.  Remove the post-it note and stamp the pig on the right side of the Whisper White Stitched Label cardstock piece.  
  • Color the pig body using the Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers.  Use the Light Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Marker to color the pig’s hooves.  Light Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Marker colors the grass and the Light Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Marker colors the ground around the pig.
  • Use the “kisses” stamp from This Little Piggy Stamp Set to add kisses on the pig’s body.  TIP: Instead of using the ink pad, use the Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Write Marker to color each of the kisses and stamp onto pig.  This prevents over-inking the stamp. 
  • Next, stamp the sentiment, Hello Gorgeous, from the Dressed to Impress Stamp Set onto the label using the Lovely Lipstick Classic Stampin’ Pad. Then, attach label to the front of the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals. 
Finishing touches:
  • Stamp the tube of lipstick using Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad onto a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock.  Color with using the Lovely Lipsticks Stampin’ Blends Markers and the Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  Use the Color Lifter to assist with shading on the tube portion.
  • Cut the lipstick tube using the coordinating die from the All Dressed Up Dies.  Add to the card using Mini Glue Dots.
  • Complete the card by adding a small bow using the Petal Pink Metallic-Edge Ribbon to the edge of the label.

Have fun creating your own “lipstick on a pig” card!

Thank you for stopping by today and happy crafting!

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Craft Fair Project

Hi All!  the countdown continues until Christmas.  This past weekend, I participated in a Christmas Bazaar and on Instagram posted the following photo:

What will this become?

As promised in the post, here’s the outcome – Santa Kisses! 


Santa Kisses using Stampin’ Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp Set & Punch
The Santa Kisses were a popular item and so easy to prepare the packaging.  The Santa from the Stampin’ Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas set was stamped onto Whisper White card stock and punched using the coordinating Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.  Stampin’ Write Markers in Real Red, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight and Blushing Bride were used to color Santa.  It doesn’t show in the photograph, but the fur along Santa’s hat and suit were highlighted with clear Wink of Stella.  The tag was stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black ink using the sentiment from Oh, What Fun stamp set.  Since I have a stockpile of retired 4″ x 6″ cellophane bags, I used them but the 3″ x 6″ Gusseted Cellophane Bags would work great.  I folded down approximately one inch of the bag and added a tag topper cut from the Be Merry Christmas Designer Series Paper.  A couple of staples along the bottom edge of the paper sealed both the cello bag and the topper.  
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