Archive | March, 2009

Big Shot Texturz Plate Card

3 Mar

Created by Kathy Alt
Created by Kathy Alt

Creating this look is very easy with Stampin’ Up!s new Texturz plates.  To use the texturz plates, you’ll want to set up you Big Shot as follows:

  • mulit-purpose platform open to Tab 1
  • Texturz plate
  • cardstock
  • silicon rubber pad
  • texturz impression pad

Big Shot Tip:  When using a texturz plate, if you do not get a deep enough embossed image, stick an extra piece or two of cardstock just on top of the multi-purpose platform.

To create the background, use a sponge dauber and your pastels and add color over the raised image.

Stamp Set:  A Little Birdie Told Me


Big Shot Scallop Envelope Basket

2 Mar
Created by Kathy Alt

Created by Kathy Alt

This was another of February’s Big Shot class projects.  It’s made using the Scallop Envelope Bigz die.   Below are some tips and directions.

Big Shot Tip:  If you have a die that has score lines, use the crease pad to avoid getting cuts where the score lines should be.  Your sandwich should be as follows:

·         Standard cutting pad

·         Both shim pieces from the Premium Crease Pad package

·         Die

·         Maximum of 2 pieces of CS

·         Premium Crease Pad


Project pointers:

1.      Cut 4 scallop envelopes

2.      Adhere side tab to side tab using sticky strip.

3.      Use sticky strip to close the bottom.

4.      Stamp initial of your choice in craft ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.

Supplies: Pretty in Pink Craft Ink, Pretty in Pink DP, Soft Subtle Brads, sticky strip, 1/16″ punch, Lovely Letters alphabet set, scallop circle punch, 1 3/8″ circle punch

Big Shot Scallop Circle Mini Album

1 Mar
Created by Kathy Alt

Created by Kathy Alt

This was one of the Big Shot class’s 3 projects in February.  It’s a very simple mini album created from the Scallop Circle Bigz Die.  To create the front and back cover, be sure to cut 2 scallops from chipboard and cover each one with the designer paper or cardstock of choice.

Materials used:

  • Scallop Bigz Die
  • Polka Dot Punches Sale-a-Bration stamp set
  • Delicate Dots Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-Bration)
  • Scallop Circle punch
  • 5 petal flower punch
  • ring fastener
  • crop-a-dile
  • Bashful Blue striped ribbon