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In the Wild Birthday

I love cats! Big wild cats down to domestic cats I love them. So when I saw the Stampin’ Up! In the Wild Suite I just had to get it. My card this week is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge and the In the Wild Suite. I used tear and tape on the edges of the card then used gilded leafing. The leaves on the left were die cut with the coordinating dies from gold foil. The cat and leaves were also die cut with the coordinating dies. The face of the cat and the sentiment was stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with gold. I used the coordinating DSP to die cut the circle from retired Layering Circles. The Evening Evergreen layer was embossed with the Animal Print embossing folder. The inside of the card is also stamped with leaf images from the In the Wild Suite. Love this suite!

Stop by Hand Stamped Sentiments and see what the design team created for the sketch challenge.

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In the Wild Birthday Card

Card Size:  425″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle:  In the Wild Suite

Paper:  Cardstock:  Evening Evergreen, Basic Black, Basic White; Gold Foil, In the Wild DSP

Ink:  Evening Evergreen, Versamark

Accessories: Tear and Tape, Gilded Leafing, Animal Print Embossing Folder, heat tool

Paper Pumpkin June 2021 Alternative Triangle Fold Card

I was inspired this week by Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge to create a triangle fold card with the June 2021 Paper Pumpkin kit. The kit coordinates with the Expressions in Ink bundle which is on my wish list. However, not having the bundle nor the DSP inspired me to create my version of the Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Series Paper. One side of the paper has beautiful water color images with foil. This is the side I recreated using Gilded Leafing, Versamark and Heat and Stick powder.

Evergreen as my card base. For the triangle layers I used Just Jade and retired Purple Posy. I meant to use Fresh Freesia but somehow managed to select retired Purple Posy from my paper file.  Oh well I still think it turned out like I wanted.   On the Just Jade triangle layer I stamped the watercolor image in Evening Evergreen.  Some images I stamped at full strength and some I stamped off to create texture in the watercolor image.  For the Purple Posy I stamped the watercolor image in Fresh Freesia using the same technique of stamping full strength then stamping off.  I then used the Versamark pen to outline some of the watercolor images then used Heat and Stick powder to adhere the Gilded Leafing. 

  • Stampin Up Triangle Fold card created with June 2021 Paper Pumpkin
  • Stampin Up Triangle Fold card created with June 2021 Paper Pumpkin

I used the die cut foliage from the kit and a die from the Tasteful Labels set to stamp the flower image from the Paper Pumpkin kit in Versamark and heat emboss with gold.  I then colored the flower with Polished Pink and the leaves with Just Jade using a blender pen.  I adhered the die cut foliage to the die cut label and finished with a bow in Soft Succulent.  The inside of the card I used the birthday sentiment from the Art Gallery stamp set an stamped the flowers from the images from the Paper Pumpkin kit.  I also used the flower images to stamp on the envelope with Polished Pink.

Here is Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Image.  Hop over to the challenge and see more inspiration from the design team.

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Paper Pumpkin June 2021 Alternative Triangle Fold Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle:  June 2021 Paper Pumpkin kit, Art Gallery stamp set

Paper:  Cardstock:  Evening Evergreen, retired Purple Posy, Just Jade, basic White

Ink:  Evening Evergreen, Polished Pink, Fresh Freesia,

Accessories: Versamark pen, 3/8″ Open Weave Soft Succulent Ribbon, Gilded Leafing, Heat & Stick powder, heat tool

Friendly Flamingo Birthday Card

I survived the winter storm in San Antonio, TX!  The week of February 15th 2021 was not a typical winter week for us.  We normally don’t have snow except for a day and not every winter.  Last week it was so cold we lost electricity and water.  I know for many of you snow days are not unusual.  However, I’m glad it’s behind us.

Longing for tropical weather I was inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration challenge.  The colors in the mood board and the colorful flowers inspired me to create this birthday card with the Friendly Flamingo stamp set in the new mini catalog.  The card base is Granny Apple Green followed by Daffodil Delightful.  The Oh So Ombre printed paper is FREE with a $50 purchase right now during Sale-a-bration.  All die cut elements, except the stitched circle are from the Friendly Flamingo Bundle.

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Friendly Flamingo Birthday Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets or Bundles:  Friendly Flamingo Bundle

Paper:  Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White; DSP Oh So Ombre

Ink:  Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, Flirty Flamingo, Momento Black

Accessories: Stitched Shapes Circle die, Stitched So Sweetly dies, Basic Rhinestones, dimensionals,

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

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