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Gorgeous Leaves Thank You Card

I’m so in love with the Gorgeous Leaves bundle. The stamp set and coordinating dies are so easy to use and you can create many different types of cards from collage cards to simple one layer cards.

My card was inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry, Smokey Slate and CASED from Amy Koenders Gorgeous Leaves card.

I started with a Basic White card base then stamped the leaves with Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry and Smoke Slate. After stamping the leaves I embossed the background with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder. The sentiment from Hand Penned Petal stamp set I stamped with Versamark on a die cut label from the Tasteful Label dies then heat embossed with silver embossing powder. The large Misty Moonlight leaf, Silver foil small leaf an Rich Razzleberry twig I die cut using the Intricate Leaves dies, embellished with silver twine from the Simply Elegant trim basic rhinestones colored with Rich Razzleberry, Smokey Slate and Misty Moonlight Stampin Blends.

Hello with Sunflowers

This week my card is inspired by the sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. When I saw this sketch I instantly thought of using the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set and dies. I stamped the sunflower with Cajun Craze on Bumblebee card stock then added white highlights to the petals with a white watercolor pencil. The leaves I stamped with Mossy Meadow on Old Olive card stock. The other foliage I die cut from brushed gold foil. The DSP is from the In Good Taste Design Series Paper. The white frame is die cut using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. The card I then embellished with Brushed Metallic Adhesive dots and Fine Art Ribbon. The ‘Hello’ sentiment is from the Forever Fern stamp set. I stamped the sentiment with Versamark and Old Olive ink then heat embossed with clear embossing powder then die cut with the Tasteful Label banner die.

Hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

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Hello with Sunflowers Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Forever Fern, Celebrate with Sunflowers, Sunflower dies

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Old Olive, Bumblebee, Brushed Gold Foil, In Good Taste DSP

Ink: Cajun Craze, Old Olive, VersaMark

Accessories: Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots, 3/8″ Fine Art Ribbon, Rectangle Stitched Framelits, Tasteful Label dies

Gather Together in Nature’s Beauty

This week’s card is clean and simple and inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments inspiration challenge. The cute fox from Nature’s Beauty stamp set is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends. The sentiment is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and is from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set. The green layer is Soft Succulent and the card is embellished with Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots.

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See what’s going on at Hand Stamped Sentiments and join the challenge. More inspiration can be seen by the design team.

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Gather Together in Nature’s Beauty Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Nature’s Beauty, Pretty Pumpkins

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Soft Succelent

Ink: Momento Black, Stampin’ Blends Cajun Craze light and dark

Accessories: Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots

Feels Like Home Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set

My card this week is inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge of Merry Merlot, Petal Pink and Cinnamon Cider. I used the Feels like Home stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration catalog. It’s a free stamp set you can earn for free with every $50.

I used a Blender Pen with Merry Merlot, Petal Pink and Cinnamon Cider ink pads. I also framed the image with Cinnamon Cider card stock and embellished with Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Ribbon. I also used the retired Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing folder.

Stop by Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team and join the challenge.

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Feels Like Home Sympathy Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Feels Like Home

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Cinnamon Cider

Ink: Memento Black, Blender Pen, Merry Merlot, Cinnamon Cider, Petal Pink, Aqua Pen

Accessories: Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Petal Pink Ribbon,

Heartfelt Sympathy with Delicate Dahlias

My card this week is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge. I used the Delicate Dahlias stamp set earned from the Sale-a-bration catalog. I also used Polished Pink and Basic black card stock. I stamped the Dahlia in Momento Black and colored it with Flirty Flamingo light and dark Stampin’ Blends. The leaves I stamped in Old Olive and colored with light and dark Old Olive Stampin’ Blends then fussy cut them. The white layer I die cut with the Stitched So Sweetly die. The sentiment I stamped with Momento Black on Basic White then die cut with the Label Me Fancy Punch. I also die cut another layer with Polished Pink and Basic Black to outline the sentiment. To add some sparkle I used Wink of Stella on the Dahlia and the leaves. This card came together quickly.

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Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge

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 Delicate Dahlia Sympathy Card

Card Size:  5.5″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Delicate Dahlias

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Polished Pink, Basic Black

Ink: Momento Black, Stampin’ Blends Flirty Flamingo and Old Olive light and dark, Wink of Stella

Accessories: Stitched So Sweetly dies, Label Me Fancy punch

Pretty Pumpkins

This week I’m playing with a new stamp set and die , Pretty Pumpkins, from the mini catalog. I love this set because of the pumpkin images and dies. I used the Hand Stamped Sentiment colors of Cinnamon Cider, Old Olive and Rich Razzlebery. The Pretty Pumpkins bundle will be available on August 3 from Stampin’ U

The image shows a fall card created with Stampin Up Pretty Pumpkins fall card featuring Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Cinnamon.  The sentiment reads
If Friendship were pumpkins I'd pick you.

I used a Very Vanilla card base with Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive card stock layer and Harvest Meadow DSP. I die cut the filigree pumpkin from Gold foil. The other pumpkins I stamped in Cinnamon Cider then colored with Cajun Craze, Old Olive and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends. I didn’t have the Cinnamon Cider blender pens so I used the Cajun Craze. I also used the Very Versailles text stamp set to add texture to the Old Olive layer. To embellish I used Linen Thread, 3/8″ Fine Art Ribbon and Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots.  My card was also CASEd by Mary at Stamps-n-lingers.

For more inspiration go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see what the other designers created with these colors.

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 Pretty Pumpkins Card

Card Size:  5.5″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle:  Pretty Pumpkins bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Cinnamon Cider; Gold Foil, Harvest Meadow DSP

Ink:  Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Cinnamon Cider

Accessories: Brushed Metallic Adhesive Dots, 3/8″ Fine Art Ribbon,

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

Art Gallery Gilded Birthday

I created this card for Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge with products from the Art Gallery suite.  I especially love the Painted Texture 3D Embossing folder which I used for the background panel because it embosses the paper to have a painted texture.  I also used the Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate to die cut the fancy label with the Stitched So Sweetly dies.  I also used the rectangle die to cut out the rectangle panel behind the flower from the Fine Art Floral DSP.  The gold ribbon is also from the suite. The flower I stamped with Flirty Flamingo and Heat and Stick to add the gold leafing.  The stem and leaves were stamped with Mossy Green.

Stampin Up Art Gallery Birthday card

Birthday card made with products from Stampin’ Up’s Fine Art Floral Suite

I invite you to join Hand Stamped Sentiments and see what you can create with the sketch.  You can also see what the design team has created with this sketch.

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Art Gallery Gilded Birthday Card

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Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Art Gallery Bundle

Paper: Whisper White, Fine Art Floral DSP, Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate

Ink:  Flirty Flamingo, Mossy Green

Accessories: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Fine Art 3/8″ ribbon, Heat & Stick Powder, Gilded Leafing, Painted Texture 3D Embossing folder, dimensionals, glue dots

Timeless Tulips

The card I created is inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge. The inspiration images convey spring and have many shades of tulips. I had not yet used the Timeless Tulips stamp set and builder punch so I created a mother’s day card for my dear aunt. She loves tulips so this would be the perfect stamp set to create a card for her.

  • Stampin' Up Mother's day card created with Stampin Up Timeless Tulips stamp set and Tulips builder punch.  The in color of polished pink, daffodil delight and pear pizzazz.

The patterned layer is new from the In-Colors 2021 – 2023 dsp in Polished pink. The white layer is embossed with the retired Pinewood Planks embossing folder then die cut with the largest rectangle scalloped die from the Scalloped Contours die set. The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips set, stamped in Pear Pizzazz then die cut with the smallest rectangle from the Scalloped Contours. The large tulip was stamped in Daffodil Delight then die cut with the Tulips builder punch as well as the large leaf stamped in Pear Pizzazz. The smaller tulip was stamped in Polished Pink. I love this color then fussy cut as well as other leaves I stamped with Pear Pizzazz. This card was super easy to put together. I hope all moms and women that do the work of moms are appreciated no only on mother’s day but throughout the year.

Be inspired by the challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments and their design team.

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Happy Mother’s Day Timeless Tulips Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Timeless Tulips

Paper: Whisper White, In Color DSP 2021-2023

Ink:  Pear Pizzazz, Daffodil Delight, Polished Pink

Accessories: Tulip Builder Punch, Scalloped Contour Dies, retired Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, dimensionals, tear & tape adhesive

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