Monday, June 12, 2017

Stampin' Up "Life is a Beautiful Thing" Card

Stampin' Up! Life is a Beautiful Thing" Card

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The inspiration for this cute card came from a team challenge. Each week we're giving a specific challenge and this challenge was about color. The colors we had to use were Smoky Slate, Soft Sky, Pumpkin Pie and Tempting Turquoise. So I put on my creative hat and I came up with this project. I chose to create my project featuring the Lovely Friends Bundle 
and the Colorful Seasons Stamp set.

Card measurements 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Colorful Seasons Stamp Set 143726
Lovely Friends Stamp Set 143763
Lovely Laurel Thinlits Dies 143731
Tempting Turquoise Cardstock 102067
Whisper White Cardstock  101650
Smoky Slate Cardstock 131202
Tempting Turquoise Ink Pad 126952
Pumpkin Pie Ink Pad 126945
Brights Enamel Shapes 141681
Subtle Enamel Shapes 141679
Bigshot 143263
Fast Fuse 129026
 Mini Dimensionals 144108



Cutting & Die Cutting:
Cut tempting turquoise cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" , score @ 4 1/4"
Cut whisper white card 4" x 6" (die cut using Lovely Laurel thinlit die)
Cut smoky slate 4" x 6"  ( die cut sprig using Lovely Laurel thinlit die)


Stamping & Die Cutting:
Stamp the sentiment with tempting turquoise ink pad using the colorful season stamp set.  Stamp two flowers with pumpkin pie ink pad using the Lovely Friends stamp set and then die cut images with lovely laurels flower thinlit die.


Assembly:
Use the fast fuse adhesive to attach the Smoky Slate die cut pieces and the sentiment layer. Use dimensionals to attached a flower too the edge of sentiment layer. To incorporate the Soft Sky color I added subtle enamel shapes. To give the card that extra pop, I also added Pumpkin Pie enamels shapes.






Happy Crafting to you!






Thursday, June 8, 2017

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Quick and Simple Card

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Quick and Simple Card



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 This month our team is having our very first card swap. 
The swaps had to be created from new products in 2017-2018 catalog.
 I CASED this cute and quick card from 
Raquelle C with The Lady and her Stamps. 
I didn't create matching envelopes for the swaps,
but created one for my video.

Card measurements 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Ribbon of Courage Stamp Set 143855
Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock 144245
Very Vanilla Cardstock 101650
Lemon Lime Twist Ink Pad 144086
Berry Burst Ink Pad 144083
Berry Burst 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon 144133
Rhinestone Basic Jewels 144220
 Fast Fuse 129026
Dimensionals 104430
Block D 118485
Block C 118486
Block A 118487


Cutting:
Cut lemon lime twist cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score 4 1/4"
Cut very vanilla cardstock 4" x 5"
Cut berry burst ribbon 4" x 5 1/2"

Stamping:
Using the large and small heart stamp the very vanilla cardstock with both ink pads to create your desired image. Use the berry burst ink pad and stamp your desired sentiment.

Assembly:
Use the fast fuse adhesive to attach the ribbon to the card base. Use (4) dimensionals to attach the very vanilla layer to the card base. Remember to turn very vanilla layer slightly diagonal and then attach. Add rhinestones to card for that extra pizzazz!

Join the fun to make this paper treasure!


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Happy crafting to you!





Stampin' Up! Eastern Beauty Thank you Card

Stampin' Up! Eastern Beauty Thank you Card


You can never have too many Thank you cards. I created this card using the Fresh Floral Designer Series Paper and the Eastern Beauty Bundle. The sentiment came from one of my Paper Pumpkin kits.  I really love the new 2017-2018 in-colors.


   
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Card measurements 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set 143675
2017-2019 Berry Burst Cardstock 144243
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper 144131
Berry Burst Ink Pad 144083
Stitched Shape Thinlits 145372
Eastern Medallion Thinlits Dies 143725
White Perfect Accents 138416
Berry Burst 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon 144133
Bigshot 143263
Fast Fuse 129026
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430

Cutting:
Cut berry burst cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score 4 1/4"
Cut berry burst cardstock 4' x 4" (die cut)
Cut designer series paper (dsp)  5 1/2" x 2" (1)
Cut whisper white cardstock 5 1/4' x 4 1/8" (inside layer)
Cut whisper white cardstock 4" x 4" (die cut)

Die cutting :
Use the eastern medallion die to cut the berry burst cardstock. Use the stitched circle shaped thinlet die to cut the whisper white cardstock.

Stamping:
Stamp sentiment on stitched circle shape using the paper pumpkin stamp set and the berry burst ink pad. Pick an image from the eastern beauty stamp set to create 
inside layer and matching envelope.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach the dsp and inside layer to the card base.  Use dimensionals to attach square shaped sentiment embellishment to top of card. Add perfect pearl accents to card for that extra pop.



Friday, May 26, 2017

You Make me Smile featuring Stampin' Up! "Colorful Season".

You make me Smile featuring Stampin' Up! "Colorful Season".


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The inspiration for this design came from our team's weekly challenge "embossing". This was a quick and easy card. I really liked how the embossed layer enhanced this card.

Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Colorful Seasons Stamp Set 143726
2017-2019 Berry Burst Cardstock 144243
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper 144131
2017-2019 In color Marker Berry Burst 144033
Berry Burst Ink Pad 144083
Sparkle Embossing Folder 141468
Stitched Shape Thinlets 145372
Metallic Enamel Shapes 141678 
Bigshot 143263
Fast Fuse 129026
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430


Cutting:
Cut berry burst cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score 4 1/4"
Cut berry burst cardstock 5 1/2" x 2 1/8" (2)
Cut designer series paper (dsp)  5 1/2" x 2 1/2" (2)
Cut whisper white cardstock 4" x 4"

Die cutting & Embossing:
Use the bigshot to emboss the berry burst 5 1/2" x 2 1/8", with the sparkle embossing folder. Use the stitched square shaped thinlet die to cut the whisper white cardstock.

Stamping:
Stamp sentiment on stitched square shape using the colorful season stamp set and the berry burst ink pad. Pick an image from the same stamp set and create a matching envelope.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach the dsp to the card base. Use fast fuse to attach the embossed layer to the card base.  Use dimensionals to attach square shaped sentiment embellishment to top of card. Add metallic enamels to card for that extra bling.








Saturday, May 20, 2017

Triple Stamping featuring Stampin Up "Eastern Beauty"

Triple Stamping featuring "Eastern Beauty" Stamp Set


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This is my take on a card I CASEd  from "Do Stamping with Dawn". I really like the effect the triple design gives my card. I decided to use this technique to feature the "Eastern Beauty" stamp set.  

This stamp set is from the Eastern Palace Suite. Stampin' Up is giving everyone the opportunity to purchase this bundle before the annual catalog is released June 1st.


Stampin' Up is offering two bundles in this suite,
the starter bundle (147196) and the premier bundle (147207)

Check out all this great product.


Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set 143675
Pool Party Ink Pad 126982
Pear Pizazz Ink Pad 131180
Basic Black Ink Pad 140931
Whisper White Cardstock 124302
Black Cardstock 124267
White Envelope 107301
Pretty Label Punch 143715
Dimensionals 104430
Snail Adhesive 104332
Metallic Enamel Shapes 141678
Silver Natural Trim 141485

Cutting:
Black
2-1/4" x 3-1/2"
3-1/4" x 4-1/2"
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" (fold for card base)
Whisper White
2" x 3-1/4"
3" x 4-1/4"
4" x 5-1/4"
 Use scrap pieces for sentiment embellishment.

Stamping:
Place white cardstock as shown below. Stamp design using the Eastern Beauty Stamp set with pool party and pear pizzazz ink pad.  Stamp sentiment on whisper white cardstock scrap. Punch sentiment using pretty label punch.


Assembly:
Layers
Base layer:
Attach 4" x 5-1/4" white cardstock to black card base with adhesive.
Layer 2
Attach 3" x 4-1/4" white cardstock to black piece 3-1/4" x 4-1/2" with adhesive.
Layer 1.
Attach 2" x 3-1/4" white cardstock to black piece 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" with adhesive.

Secure ribbon to the back of the sentiment layer and attach sentiment embellishment with dimensional to give your card an extra raised effect. Add metallic enamel shapes to card for that extra pop!

Woohoo super cute card!

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Stampin' Up! April Paper Pumpkin Alternative & "Creativity Starts Here" Promotion

Stampin' Up! April Paper Pumpkin Alternative

The April Paper Pumpkin "A Sara Thing" kit was designed by Stampin' Up's CEO Sara Douglass, The all-inclusive kit came with all the supplies to create cards using water colored pencils and black cardstock. I created one of the cards and as you can see it turned
out very well.  

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One of the great perks of being a Paper Pumpkin subscriber is the ability to use your left supplies and stamp set on other projects. Since I've been a subscriber making alternative projects with  leftover supplies and the stamp set is one of my greatest joys.  My inspiration for this card came from our team's weekly challenge " Something that Fly".  I used the card base, envelope, and adhesive white cardstock from the kit.  My something that fly came from Stampin' Up "Grateful Bunch" stamp set.

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Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Paper Pumpkin Supplies:
A Sara Thing Stamp Set
Black card base and envelope
Adhesive white cardstock

Additional Supplies:
Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch Stamp Set
Lemon Lime Twist Ink pad
Berry Burst Ink Pad
Black Ink Pad
 Whisper White cardstock (4" x 6")
Mini Glue Dots

Stamping:
Stamp whisper white cardstock with butterfly and lace images from the Grateful Bunch stamp set. Stamp one edge of envelope label with butterfly image. Stamp sentiment on whisper white adhesive cardstock.

Cutting and Assembly:
Hand cut three butterflies and lace image from whisper white card stock. Attach lace and butterfly embellishments with mini glue dots. Rhinestones can b e added to the butterflies to give your card a little bling.

"Creativity Starts Here" Promotion!
Want to craft but feel like you don't have the right supplies? You don't enough crafting space or enough crafting time. Does any of this sound familiar?
  
Attention All New Customers to make sure you can have the full Paper Pumpkin experience, the Creativity Starts Here promotion runs May 11-June 10, 2017. In this promotion you will receive an introductory 25% discount off June, July and August kits.

You will receive this bright orange box in your mail for $14.97 (shipping included) during this 3 month introductory promotion.

To makes this super cute card and other alternatives from your Paper Pumpkin kit join my team. As a member of my team  you will receive a monthly newsletter featuring, giveaways, team challenges, bonus projects pdf.
 












Friday, May 5, 2017

Stampin" Up! " Let's be Friends Forever" Card

Stampin' Up! "Let's be Friends Forever" Card

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I really enjoyed making this card. This card was my creation for our team's weekly color challenge. I used Paisley and Posies stamp set and Eastern Beauty stamp set to create this card. I decided to mix a little old with a little new. 



Card measurements: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


Supplies: 
Paisley and Posies Stamp Set 142196
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set 147196
Peek-a-boo Peach Ink Pad 141398
Flirty Flamingo Ink Pad 141397
Crumb Cake Ink Pad 126975
Crumb Cake Cardstock 120953
Very Vanilla Cardstock 101650
Peekaboo Peach Cardstock 141417
Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 141416
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies 145372
Layering Squares Framelits Dies 141708
Dimensionals 104430
Mini glue dots 103683
Snail adhesive 104332
Big Shot Die cutting machine 143263
Metallic Enamel Gold Foil Shapes141678
Gold ribbon trim 141484

Cutting & Die Cutting
Cut crumb cake cardstock - 5 1/2"x 4 1/4", score@5 1/2"
Cut very vanilla cardstock -  4 3/8" x 5 3/8"
Cut very vanilla 4" x 4" ( Cut stitched square with framelit using Big Shot)
Cut peekaboo peach cardstock 4" x 4 1/4" (Cut square with layering squares framelit using Big Shot)
Cut flirty flamingo cardstock 4" x 4 1/4"  (Cut square with layering squares framelit  using Big Shot)
Cut 8" ribbon

Stamping:
Create custom designer series paper (dsp) with Paisley and posies stamp set. Use each ink pad to get your desired background. Stamp sentiment on stitched square using eastern beauty stamp set.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach ribbon to (dsp) layer. Add more adhesive to (dsp) layer and attach it to card base. Use mini glue dots to create three layer square. Use 3 dimensionals to attach sentiment embellishment. Give the card that extra pizzazz with a metallic gold enamel shape.