The Gang’s All Meer—Throwback Thursday

Today’s card is a throwback to The Gang’s All Meer. This set is from a previous Sale-A-Bration. I needed two birthday cards and these came together quickly. Aren’t they cute? Now, for the card recipe:

Card Stock:

~Cut Cinnamon Cider card stock at 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score at 4-1/4″. This is your card base. Cut another piece at 4″ x 1-1/2″.

~Cut Old Olive card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″.

Stamping:

~ Using Old Olive ink and the cactus stamp, randomly stamp your image on the Old Olive card stock. I love the tone on tone look. Doesn’t this make a great background?

~ Using Stazon ink, stamp your meer cats on the Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper. If you have not tried this paper out, you really should. It is wonderful for blending colors together and truly designed for water coloring. This is a good time to grab your blends (Crumb Cake light and dark) and fill in your meer cats. I used a little Old Olive ink to “ground” the image.

~ Also using Stazon ink, stamp the sentiment of your choice.

~ Stamp the party hats in the colors of your choice. I randomly grabbed 3 different colors from the shelf.

Dies Using Cutting Machine:

~ Using The Layering Squares Dies, cut your meer cats to fit. Using the next size up scalloped edged die, cut a piece of vellum. I really like the how the vellum looks. It adds a little something without adding color.

Let’s Put This Card Together:

~Glue the image on the water color paper to the vellum. Place your party hats atop their heads with glue dots. Put all layers together and pop that squared image up using dimensionals. Add some bling and this card is done!

I hope you enjoyed today’s card. It was fun to revisit this stamp set. If you are in the United States and are interested in any of these products, please visit my on-line store. I know this set is no longer available, but there are some adorable animal sets that would work in the current catalog. Take a peek and let me know what you think.

I do send a complimentary catalog (if requested) with orders over $25.00 and a handmade Thank You card. For orders over $50.00, I also include a small gift.

Have a fabulous day. As always, Happy Crafting!! Colleen

Product List
The Gang’s All Meer Cling Stamp Set (English) [152294] $0.00 Cinnamon Cider 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [153078] $8.75 Old Olive 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100702] $8.75 Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper [149612] $9.00 Vellum 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [101856] $10.00 Jet Black Stāzon Ink Pad [101406] $10.00 Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill [100531] $3.75 Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo Pack [144601] $9.00 Layering Squares Dies [151772] $35.00 Paper Trimmer [152392] $25.00 Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755] $4.00 Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430] $4.00 Paper Snips [103579] $10.00

Published by cardsbycoco

Colleen Light Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and DIY Crafter I love all paper crafting and I’ve been a Stampin’ Up! Independent demonstrator since 2018. Not only do I love the Stampin’ Up products but I am also working towards my quilling accreditation through the Quilling Guild. You will see some of those cards pop up every now and then. I started this latest paper crafting hobby of mine following an accident. I use it as my own form of occupational therapy (we nurses can get creative with our therapies.. haha). What I found was a great admiration for my fellow creative demonstrators and a great sense of community. I especially enjoy sending out my hand-crafted cards. It makes me happy when people tell me they save the cards!! If you are in the United States, I would love to be your demonstrator or have you as a member of my team. Check out the details of becoming a demonstrator at my on-line store (the discounts are definitely helpful). Feel free to drop me a comment! I look forward to working with you.

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