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Thinking of you this winter

Living in San Antonio we don’t get very cold winters but sometimes we get snow like in December 2017.  This winter has been very mild and haven’t had freezing temperatures but one day.  However, I can still have a wintry scene if only onmy cards.  This week my snowflake card is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge.

Stampin Up Colorful Seasons Thinking of You Snowflake cardI used the Seasonal Layers dies to die cut the snowflakes.  I embossed the background with the retired Softly Falling embossing folder.  The sentiment is from the coordinating stamp set Colorful Seasons.  I stamped ‘Thinking of you’ with Versamark then heat embossed with silver  embossing powder.  I also added basic rhinestones for extra sparkle.

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

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Thinking of You this Winter Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Colorful Seasons

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Sparkle Glimmer paper

Ink: Versamark

Accessories:  Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Seasonal Layers dies, retired Softly Falling embossing folder, heat tool, Tombow glue

Falling for Leaves

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.   I love the beautiful colors of green turning into gold, orange and red.  This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is an inspiration challenge.  The images inspired me to use the Falling for Leaves bundle to create this card.

I stamped the Crumb Cake layer with the green foliage leaf then added the Very Vanilla layer which I stamped with the Artisan Textures using Versamark then heat embossed with Copper embossing powder.  I die cut the leaves then added sparkle with clear Wink of Stella and basic rhinestones. The ‘Thankful’ greeting was also embossed with Copper then die cut with the Pretty Label punch then embellished with 1/4″ copper trim.

Card created with Stampin' Ups Falling For Leaves stamp set and thinlits.What kind of project will you create.  Check out the other projects from the design team.

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

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Falling for Leaves Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Falling for Leaves, Artisan Textures

Paper:  Card Stock:  Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla

Ink: Versamark, Garden Green and Pumpkin Pie markers

Accessories:  Falling for Leaves bundle, 1/4″ Copper trim ribbon, Basic rhinestones, Clear Wink of Stella, dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

 

 

There’s so much to love about Abstract Impressions

I must admit I was a bit intimidated by the stamp set in this bundle.  I always get a bit confused when using multi-layer stamps.  Luckily the stamps are marked with an arrow to help in positioning.  Stamp layering creates beautiful details.  See the Stampin Up! video to see how easy it is to use this stamp set along with the detailed Springtime Thinlits dies.

The card I created with this stamp set is inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch.  The flowers and butterfly were die cut using the Springtime Thinlits dies and the greeting is from the Abstract Impressions stamp set.  I decided I needed more practice before I tried multi-layering stamping.  I promise to post another card using this technique.

Stampin up Abstract Impressions card with butterflyMore inspiration for cards using this sketch may be found at Hand Stamped Sentiments from the design team.   Create a project inspired by the sketch and join the challenge.

 

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

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

There’s so much to love about Abstract Impressions Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Abstract Impressions

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Petal Pink, Shaded Spruce, Night of Nav, So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Melon Mambo, Powder Pink; DSP Garden Impressions

Ink: Night of Navy

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, 1-1/4 circle punch, Springtime Thinlits dies

Sliding Barn Door Valentine

January means a new year and a fresh start.  Many of us are heading back to the gym in full force, organizing and tackling DIY projects.  One of the projects my husband and I are working on is purchasing a sliding barn door for our bedroom.  These doors are one of the hottest home design trends.  So I was so excited to  see the Barn Door Bundle (Barn Door Stamp Set and Sliding Door Framelits Dies) in the new Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog!

Watch Stampin’ Up!’s Brandy Barnard in this video demonstration of how to use the Barn Door Bundle.  Purchase the bundle which includes the Barn Door Stamp Set and Sliding Door Framelits Dies and save 10% .

Barn Door Bundle

Sliding Barn Door Valentine Card

Stampin Up Barn Door Valentine cardThe cool detail is how the door slides left and right within the die cut grooves.  I created this barn door card front for this Valentine card.

I used #6 washers with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals to slide the door.  However,  I’ve seen tutorials using dimes or pennies.

Stampin Up Barn Door Valentine cardI was also inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration challenge.  For more inspiration visit HSS.

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.

Sliding Barn Door Valentine Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Barn Door, Sealed with Love

Paper:  Card stock:  Real Red, Whisper White, Basic Black

Ink: Real Red, Black Momento, Early Espresso

Accessories:  Sliding Door framelits, heart on frame from Owl Builder Punch, retired Heart to Heart Punch, Whisper White baker’s twine, mini Dimensionals, mini glue dots, #6 washers

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