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Celebrate Sunflowers, Celebrate a Birthday

I recently received the Celebrate Sunflowers bundle and was so excited to create with it.  I used the color challenge from Hand Stamped Sentiments of Coastal Cabana, Magenta Madness and Bumblebee to create this sunflower birthday card.  Love these colors!  Magenta Madness and Bumblebee are two of the In Colors just released this year along with Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade and Misty Moonlight.

Stampin up Celebrate Sunflowers Birthday card

I stamped the Magenta Madness layer with the Buffalo Check background stamp and Magenta Madness ink.  The sunflower is die cut from Bumblebee and the die cut layer of the sunflower is die cut from gold foil.  The leaves and foliage are also die cut from the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle set.  The scalloped Whisper White layer is die cut from the Stitched So Sweetly dies.  The birthday sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments stamp set and die cut using a label die from the Painted Labels dies set.  I also used basic rhinestones to embellish

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See more inspiration for this challenge from the design team at HSS.

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Celebrate Sunflowers Birthday card

Card Size: 4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets: Celebrate Sunflowers, Peaceful Moments, Buffalo Check

Ink:  Magenta Madness, Just Jade, Momento black

Paper: Cardstock:  Whisper White card base, Magenta Madness, Bumblebee, Coastal Cabana, Gold Foil

Accessories:  Celebrate Sunflowers dies, Painted Labels dies, Stitched So Sweetly dies, Basic Rhinestones, dimensionals, mini glue dots

Dressed to Impress card

I was inspired by The Dressed to Impress stamp set and All Dressed up dies  and also use the sketch at Hand Stamped Sentiments to create a card with one of my favorite colors, Petal Pink.  Love this shade of soft pink and to add a bit of elegance I used Gold Foil and Champagne rhinestones.  I also used the Petal Pink Organdy Striped ribbon to embellish.  The Petal Pink strip behind the perfume bottle I stamped with the dots then heat embossed with Gold Embossing Powder as well as the perfume bottle and flowers.  I also used one of the label dies from the Stitched so Sweetly dies.  The stamped image of the perfume bottle and roses then heat embossed with gold embossing powder and colored with an aqua painter using Petal Pink and Pear Pizzazz ink.  The white background I embossed with Pinewood Planks embossing folder.

Stampin up Dressed to impress cardFor the layout of my card I used the sketch from Hand Stamped Sentiments.  Stop by HSS and see more inspiration.

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Dressed to Impress card

Card Size: 5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Dressed to Impress

Ink:  Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz, Versamark

Paper: Cardstock:  Whisper White, Petal Pink, Gold Foil

Accessories:  Aqua pen, All Dressed Up dies, Pinewood Planks 3D embossing folder, Stitched so Sweetly dies, Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder, Champagne Rhinestones, Heat Tool

Happy Birthday To You

I needed to create birthday cards for a dear friend and cousin so I decided to use the Sale-a-Bration stamp set Happy Birthday To You and coordinating die.  Although Sale-a-bration ended on March 31st we still have the mini catalog.  I CASED my card from Anna Helman of Scrapping Stamping & Stuff.  I Stamped the birthday image with Smoky Slate and used a blender pen and ink pads to color the image with Petal Pink and Pear Pizzazz.  I also used the Birthday dies to die cut the flowers and the cake with stand.  The paper is from the Parisian Blossoms DSP pack.  So pretty and coordinates so well with the image.  I also die cut the foliage from Silver Glimmer paper and Silver foil then embellished with linen thread and rhinestones.  Difficult to see in the photo but I also colored the flowers and cake with Clear Wink of Stella.

Stampin Up Happy Birthday To You card

My card is also inspired fro the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration challenge.  Click here to see more inspiration from their design team.

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Happy Birthday To You Card

Card Size: 5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Happy Birthday To You

Ink: Momento Black, Smoky Slate, Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz

Paper: Cardstock:  Smoky Slate, Petal Pink, Silver Glimmer Paper, Silver Foil, Parisian Blossoms DSP

Accessories: Birthday dies, Linen Thread, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Memorable Tropical Birthday

I have been wanting to stamp with the Tropical Oasis Suite and I finally was able to have the opportunity with the Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge.  Love all the dies and beautiful stamps. I used Cajun Craze for the base and embossed it with the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder inked with StayzOn Saddle Brown.  It beautifully embossed the paper to look like it was woven.  The ink gave the embossing some shadowing.  The flowers and leaves were colored with watercolor pencils, blended with a blender pen then die cut.  I used the the Stitched Rectangles dies for the sentiment.  The ribbon is retired 1-1/4″ Juteband ribbon.  For added sparkle I colored the flowers with Wink of Stella.  It’s difficult to see in the photo.

Stampin Up Timeless Tropical Birthday card

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Memorable Tropical Birthday Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Timeless Tropical

Ink:  StayzOn Black, Water color pencils; Cajun Craze, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, Old Olive; Wink of Stella

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, Cajun Craze

Accessories:  retired 1-1/4″ Juteband, Basic Rhinestones, Stitched Rectangles dies, In the Tropics dies,

 

Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin Alternative Birthday Card

I’m loving the Paper Pumpkin kits!  With the Lovely Day February kit you can make three card versions.  I made one of the cards using the Paper Pumpkin instructions and was then inspired by a friend’s card which she made with the tri-fold card but with a twist.  She made the top part of the tri-fold card for holding a gift card but then added a layer at the back for stamping a birthday sentiment and including a personal note.  My card was also inspired by the Inspiration Challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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Lovely Day Birthday Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  February  Paper Pumpkin 2020, Sale-a-bration Happy Birthday

Ink:  Roccoco Rose

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White

Accessories:  Petal Pink 1/4″ (6.4 Mm) Metallic-Edge Ribbon, Dimensions

 

 

A Pumpkin Harvest Hello Birthday

I was finally able to create with the Harvest Hello stamp set and was inspired to create my card from the fall colors of Pier1 and the sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

I love the Harvest Hello stamp set because the pumpkin shape can also be an apple.  I created my card using the colors of Pretty Peacock and Pool Party with accents of gold.

I embossed the Whisper White  layer with the Woodlands Embossing folder.   Before I embossed the paper I inked the embossing folder with Early Espresso then ran it through.  I also used clear Wink of Stella to color over the Early Espresso.  The Pool Party layer I stamped with the leaf from the Colorful Seasons stamp set with gold Delicata ink and also die cut the leaf from Gold Glimmer paper using the Seasonal Layer dies.  I die cut using the Leaf punch and the die from the Tropical dies. I also die cut a leaf from Pretty Peacock foil using the  leaf die from the Flourish de set.  I used Whisper White for the pumpkins.  One I stamped with the gold Delicata ink and the other with Pizzazz.  The curly cues I did by wrapping around my pick.

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I had fun creating this card and hope you can join this challenge.  Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more inspiration from the design team.

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Harvest Hello Birthday Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets:  Harvest Hello, Colorful Seasons

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, Pretty Peacock, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz; Gold Foil Pretty Peacock; Glimmer Paper Gold

Ink:  Gold Delicata, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock, Early Espresso, Pool Party Blender Pens, Clear Wink of Stella

Accessories:  Leaf punch, Woodland embossing folder, Seasonal Layer dies, Tropical dies, Flourish dies, Apple builder punch, paper snips, dimensionals

 

 

Happy Birthday with Petal Palette

Spring time is here along with birthdays for several of my friends.  So I took the opportunity to be inspired by the inspiration challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments to create a birthday card for one of my friends.  The card I created was very easy and quick to make.  I used the Petal Palette stamp set and coordinating Thinlits.  The sentiment was die cut using the Happy Birthday Thinlits die.  Love this die!   I also used the Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. for the background.  The flowers were stamped with Momento Black and colored with Stampin’ Blending Calypso Coral and Old Olive markers.

Stampin up Petal Palette birthday card

Here is the inspiration photo for the challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.


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Happy Birthday with Petal Palette Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25 W

Stamp Sets:  Petal Palette

Paper:  Cardstock:  Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Gold Foil

Ink:  Momento Black, Stampin’ Blending Markers; Calypso Coral, Old Olive (dark& light)

Accessories:  Happy Birthday Thinlits, Petal and More Thinlits, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals

Celebrate with a Fabulous Flamingo

Flamingos are everywhere!   They’re on pillows, tees, cups, cards and so much more.  I recently purchased the Fabulous Flamingo stamp set and couldn’t wait to use it with the Tropical Chic.  The color challenge of Call me Clover, Flirty Flamingo and Lovely Lipstick at Hand Stamped Sentiments also inspired my birthday flamingo card.

The Call me Clover base I stamped with the leaf stamp from the Fabulous Flamingo stamp set.  The flamingo I stamped with Flirty Flamingo and black Momento ink then fussy cut with paper snips.  The foliage and flowers were stamped from the Tropical Chic stamp set and die cut using the Tropical Thinlit dies.

To add sparkle I used the Wink of Stella on the flowers and the flamingo.  I also used a rhinestone for the eye of the flamingo.  The ribbons are 1/8″ Grosgrain Lovely Lipstick  and 5/8″ Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon.  The sentiment is from the Thoughtful Banners set.  The faceted button is retired.  Making this card was fun!

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Visit Hand Stamped Sentiments for their color challenge and see the other projects from their design team.

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Celebrate with a Fabulous Flamingo Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Fabulous Flamingo and Tropical Chic, Thoughtful Banners

Paper:  Card Stock; Whisper White, Call me Clover, Basic Black

Ink:  Classic Ink Flirty Flamingo, Call me Clover, Lovely Lipstick, Momento Black

Accessories:  Tropical Thinlits,  1/8″ Lovely Lipstick grosgrain ribbon, 5/8″ Polka Dot Tulle ribbon, retired clear Faceted button, Wink of Stella clear, Dimensionals

Beautiful Day Birthday

I was inspired for this week’s challenge to create with the new Beautiful Day stamp set found in the Occasions catalog.  There are two large images of a flower and butterfly perfect to color with markers, watercolors or the new Brusho Crystal Color powders.  This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge of Real Red, Perfect Plum and Cherry Cobbler.

I stamped the butterfly with Versamark onto Vellum cardstock then heat embossed with black embossing powder.  I then used the stained glass technique to color the butterfly with Stampin’ Write markers then fussy cut.  I again stamped the butterfly with Versamark onto the Whisper White layer then repeated the same marker colors.  I then used mini glue dots to adhere the Vellum butterfly to the center of the butterfly embossed on the Whisper White.  To embelish I used basic rhinestones to and die cut 1/2″ circles in Perfect Plum cardstock.  I also sponged Dazzling Diamonds with Perfect Plum ink and die cut circles with the retired Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack and layered over the Perfect Plum circles.

Stampin Up Beautiful Day Birthday card

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration for this color challenge.

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Beautiful Day Birthday Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets: Beautiful Day, Teeny Tiny Wishes

Paper:  Card stock:  Real Red, Perfect Plum, Whisper White, Vellum, Tutti Frutti DSP, Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper

Ink: Real Red, Stampin’ Write Markers, Versamark

Accessories:  Black embossing powder, Stampin’ Write Markers, Basic Rhinestones, retired, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding ribbon, retired Word Punch, retired Modern Label punch, 1/2″ circle punch, retired Itty Bitty Shapes Punch pack

 

 

 

Happy New Year and Dragonfly Dreams!

Happy New Year and all the best for 2018!  I look forward to a fresh new start.  The new year and Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge both inspired me to create my card.  I chose the colors of Emerald Envy, Lemon Lime Twist and Pool Party which to me remind me of spring.

Stampin up Dragonfly Dreams card

The background on the larger layer I created using the smoosh ink technique with Emerald Envy, Lemon Lime Twist and Pool Party.  The background on the smaller layer I created with the dot stamp from the Dragonfly Dreams set.  The dragonfly I die cut from Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper then embellished with basic rhinestones.

For more inspiration visit Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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Happy New Year and Dragonfly Dreams Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Dragonfly Dreams

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Pool Party, Lemon Lime Twist, Emerald Envy, Silver and Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper

Ink: Pool Party, Emerald Envy, Lemon Lime Twist, Momento Black

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, Triple banner punch, Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits

 

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