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Easter Friends say Happy Easter

I was inspired to create this card from Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge – Mint Macaron, So Saffron and Fresh Freesia. These colors are perfect for spring and for Easter. I recently purchased the Stampin’ Up Easter Friends and combined this stamp set with the color challenge to create an Easter card.

I used the three largest scalloped dies from the Scalloped Contours Dies. I used Fresh Freesia for the largest scalloped die then used DSP from the Hand-Penned DSP collection. The sentiment is from the Easter Friends stamp set and stamped in Mint Macaron on Basic White card stock. The cute ducky is stamped in Gray Granite and sponged with So Saffron. The legs, feet and beak were colored with a Blender Pen in So Saffron and colored darker than the body which I used a sponge dauber. To embellish I used Fresh Freesia color jewels from the 2021-2021 In Color Jewels. The ribbon is 3/8″ Open Weave Fresh Freesia. The inside of the card is stamped with Fresh Freesia sentiment and chick image in Gray Granite and sponged with So Saffron. Sentiment and images are from the Easter Friends Stampin’ Up stamp set.

Take the color challenge and see what you can create with these beautiful spring colors. Go to HHS and be inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments design team.

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Easter Friends say Happy Easter Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Easter Friends Stamp Set

Paper:  Card stock:  Thick Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Basic White; DSP: Hand-Penned, Specialty Paper

Ink: Gray Granite, So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Fresh Freesia

Accessories: Scalloped Contours Dies, In Color 2021-2023 In Color Jewels, 3/8″ Fresh Freesia Open Weave Ribbon, sponge dauber, Blender Pen, dimensionals, mini glue dots

Forever Blossoms on Tailor Made Tag

My card was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge. This sketch has a tag layer which is so fun! I created my card with colors Highland Heather, Cinnamon Cider and Pale Papaya. First I started with a Basic White card base followed by, Cinnamon Cider then DSP from the Hand-Penned collection. I die cut the largest tag from the Tailor Made Tags dies then stamped the blossoms with Highland Heather. I stamped another blossoms image on Basic White with Memento Black then colored with Highland Heather light and dark and light Old Olive Stampin’ Blend Pens. I die cut branches from brushed gold foil with the Sprigs punch. I also used dies to die cut foliage from the Sunflower dies. I used metallic butterflies and colored Basic Rhinestones with Highland Heather for the center of the flowers. The ribbon is from Basketweave & Metallic ribbbon combo pack. I didn’t put a sentiments since this will be a card I can use for any occasion.

Here is the sketch I used from Hand Stamped Sentiments for my card. Let’s see what you can create with this sketch.

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Forever Blossoms on Tailor Made Tag Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Forever Blossoms stamp set and Cherry Blossoms dies

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Cinnamon Cider, Highland Heather; DSP: Hand-Penned, Specialty Paper: Brushed Metallic Gold,

Ink: Memento Black, Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack: Highland Heather, Old Olive

Accessories: Tailor Made Tags dies, Sunflower dies, Sprig Punch, Basic Rhinestones, Bone Folder,Brushed Brass Butterflies, Basketweave & Metallic Ribbon

Aloha with the Timeless Tropical Bundle

The Timeless Tropical Bundle and the Dressed to Impress bundle are two bundles you can currently find in the mini catalog and both I love.  I used the bag die from the All Dressed up dies and the tropical flowers from the Timeless Tropical Bundle.  I started with embossing Soft Suede card stock with the Coastal Weave 3D embossing folder, retiring on June 3rd, then die cut the bag.  The buckles for the bag I die cut from gold foil along with leaves.  The flowers I stamped on Whisper White with the StayzOn Saddle brown then colored with Stampin’ Blends – Real Red light and dark, Daffodil Delight light and dark.  Difficult to see in the phone but I also used the Dazzling Diamonds glitter for the centers of the flowers.

Purchase these two bundles now and get an additional 10% discount now through June 2, 2020.  On June 3rd they will be available in the new annual catalog but not available with the additional 10% off.

Timeless Tropical Bundle bag with Aloha card

I was inspired to create this project from the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge.  Join the challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Visit Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Aloha Card and Bag

Card Size: 5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Timeless Tropical

Ink:  StayzOn Saddle Brown, Stampin Blends; Light and Dark Real Red, Light and Dark Daffodil Delight

Paper: Cardstock:  Whisper White, Soft Suede, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Gold Foil

Accessories:  In the Tropics dies, All Dressed Up dies, retired Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Basic Rhinestones, retired 1-1/4″ burlap ribbon

 

Let’s Celebrate your Day Detailed Floral Thinlits dies paper purse and card

My project this week is inspired from the Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum and Tip Top Taupe and Bibi Cameron’s paper purse tutorial.  Bibi has a pdf tutorial and video on how to make this beautiful paper purse.   I love how the  Detailed Floral Thinlits Dies create die-cut floral designs and edges for cards, envelopes or boxes.  The purse and card set I created will make a beautiful gift for a friend or mother’s day.

detailed floral thinlits dies paper purse and card setJoin Hand Stamped Sentiments and create your project with these beautiful spring colors.

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Let’s Celebrate your Day Detailed Floral Thinlits paper purse and card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Bunch of Blossoms

Paper:  Card stock:  Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum, Tip Top Taupe, Very Vanilla

Ink:  Tip Top Taupe, Sweet Sugarplum, Clear Wink of Stella

Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, retired Victoria Crochet Trim, Mint Macaron Dotted Lace Trim, Silver Metallic Thread, Blossom Builder, 1-3/4″ circle punch, 2″ circle punch

 

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Groovy Love From My Heart

This week’s challenge is a color splash challenge with the colors of Basic Black, Whisper White and Melon Mambo.  These colors inspired me to use my Groovy Love stamp set and coordinating heart punch to create this card.  I also used the new Happy Heart embossing folder from the Occasions catalog on the Whisper White layer along with the Fun Frames embossing folders for the hearts.  After embossing the frame on to Whisper White I cut the frame and sponged with Melon Mambo.

I stamped the polka dot heart and used the Sweetheart punch to die cut it.  I also used the punch to die cut a Melon Mambo and Whisper White hearts.  The edges of the Whisper White heart is sponged with Melon Mambo.  I then adhere the hearts on to the frame with Dimensionals.  I then used 1/8″ Melon Mambo taffeta ribbon to embellish.

Stampin Up Valentine from the Heart cardBe inspired and join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and checkout the projects from our talented design team.

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Groovy Love From my Heart card

Size:  5.50″ h x 4.25″ w

Stamp Sets:  Groovy

Paper:  Cardstock:  Basic Black, Whisper White, Melon Mambo

Ink:  Melon Mambo, Basic Black

Accessories:   Happy Heart embossing folder, Fun Frames embossing folder, Sweetheart punch, Bitty Banners framelits, 1/8″ Melon Mambo taffeta ribbon, sponge dauber, Dimensionals

Big Shot Class

Join me and my team member, Linda Gilmore,  for a class on how to use the Big Shot.  Make four projects and see products from the new occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogues.  The class is $10.  However, the class is free with a $50 purchase of Stampin’ Up! products, plus you can pick out a free item from the Sale-a-bration catalogue.  During Sale-a-bration you receive one free item from the Sale-a-bration catalogue for every $50.  RSVP today to reserve your spot!

If you want to make more of the projects, kits will be available.

Here’s a sneak peek of two of the projects you’ll be creating.  I’ll be posting the other two projects this weekend.  You’ll create a Valentine flip card using the Thinlits Label card and a cute mini purse.  Perfect for small treats.

Valentine Stampin up flip card and petite purseRSVP today!  Contact me to reserve your spot.

Date:  Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Time:  2:oo pm to 5:00 pm

Address:  13619 Chapel Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78231

Frightful Wreath Simply Created

Want an easy way to make a cute Halloween wreath?  Look no further than the Simply Created Frightful Wreath kit by Stampin’ Up!  This kit contains everything to create a cute Halloween wreath.  Here’s mine…

Stampin Up Frightful Halloween Wreath

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So easy to create this wreath. You get everything in the kit to create this wreath.

Stampin Up Halloween Frightful Wreth

You get wire and beads to create his spider.

Stampin Up Frightful Wreath kit

Frightful Wreath Simply Creted kit 135866

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Frightful Wreath

Size:  17″ wreath

 

Wedding card with Stampin’ Up! My Digital Studio

Hand Stamped Sentiments has another fun sketch challenge.  Lately I have not had the time to create with paper but I can always find time to create with My Digital Studio.  My wedding anniversary was this month and I it inspired me to create this card.

 

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Join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  We would love to see what you create.  For more inspiration take a look at what our talented design team has created.

Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch challenge 184

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Digital Wedding card created with My Digital Studio

Background
Card Stock\Basic Black

Embellishments
Basic Pearls and Rhinestones\Basic Pearls and Rhinestones – pearl large
Satin Ribbon\Satin Ribbon – Very Vanilla

Stamps
Together Forever\Together Forever – mr mrs, Color = VERY VANILLA 254,249,232

Punches
(3)   Flowers\Fun Flower – 4,  Filled with: Designer Series Paper\_Designer Kits\Glimmer – designer series paper\Glimmer – gold
Extras\Flag Punch,  Filled with: Card Stock\Basic Black

Photos
Designer Series Paper\_Designer Kits\Mocha Morning – designer series paper\Mocha Morning – 10
Designer Series Paper\_Designer Kits\Mocha Morning – designer series paper\Mocha Morning – 11

 

Valentine You Send Me Soaring Card

I’m so glad for My Digital Studio!  I’m in the middle of re-organizing my craft room and everything is upside down.  So for this week’s challenge My Digital Studio was a lifesaver.  This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge – Rose Red, Smoky Slate and Midnight Muse.  Currently I’m into creating Valentine cards with unconventional colors and these were perfect.  I love the digital stamp set Send me Soaring.  Cute kite and cloud images!

My Digital Studio Valentine card

Valentine's stampin up my digital studio card

inside of card

Valentine You Send Me Soaring Digital Card

card created with My Digital Studio software

Size:  4.25″ w x 5.50″ h

Embellishments
Brads\Whisper White – brad
Brads\Whisper White – brad
Brads\Whisper White – brad
Brads\Whisper White – brad

Stamps
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – clouds
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – string
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – straight string, Color = MIDNIGHT MUSE 17,69,93
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – kite 3
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – kite 1
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – send me soaring, Color = MIDNIGHT MUSE 17,69,93
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – kite 4
Send Me Soaring\Send Me Soaring – straight string

Punches
Basics\1.25 Square Punch, Fill Color = 225,225,224
Basics\1.25 Square Punch, Fill Color = MIDNIGHT MUSE 17,69,93
Basics\1.25 Square Punch, Fill Color = MIDNIGHT MUSE 17,69,93

Photos
Designer Series Paper\Large Polka Dot\Regal Rose Large Polka Dot

Thinlits Label Love card

This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge with the colors of Soft Sky, Crisp Cantaloupe, Blushing Bride and Crumb Cake.  I used the Label Card Thinlits die to create my Love card.  It’s fast and easy to create this flip or swing card and of course you not only get the die to create card but you also get other die cuts to decorate your card.  To see both Thinlit dies click here.

Stampin' Up! thinlits label card

Stampin' Up! Thinlits label cardIt was so easy to create this card inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge.  Join us this week to show us your what you created with these colors.  You can also check out the projects from our talented design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Thinlits Label Love Card

Size:  5.50″h x 5.00″ w

Stamp Sets:  N/A

Paper:  Cardstock:  Crumb Cake, Crisp Cantaloup, Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake, Silver Glimmer Paper, Sweater Weather DSP

Ink:  N/A

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, Large Scallop Edgelits die, Label Card Thinlits, Owl builder punch, (small hearts), Tea Lace Paper doilies,

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