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Life is better with Petals and More

I love gardens.  Don’t you?  That’s why I love the Petal Palette bundle.  The bundle will be retired May 31 however the Petal Palette stamp set and Petals & More Thinlits Dies will be available in the new catalog separately.  The stamp set includes 8 sentiments and 7 images.  So versatile!  Some of the images like the bird and flowers can be die cut with the thinlits.

I created this card using the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge colors of Marina Mist, Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive.  I created the branches background by stamping the branches on Whisper White with Old Olive and Rich Razzleberry.  The Whisper White strip was embossed with the Woodland Embossing Folder. I die cut the branches, flowers, trellis strip and bird with thinlits from the bundle.

Stampin up Petal Palette bundle card

More inspiration may be found at Hand Stamped Sentiments from the design team.   Create a project with the challenge colors and post it.  We’d love to see it!

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.

Life is Better with Petal and More Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Petal Palette

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Marina Mist, Basic Black; Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper

Ink: Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Marina Mist, Versamark

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Petals & More Thinlits Dies, White embossing powder, Woodland Embossing Folder.  dimensionals

 

 

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Thinking of you with a Pop of Paradise

I love the Pop of Paradise stamp set.  This stamp set is one that is retiring at the end of the month.   I created the card for a family member  and want to send it to her to let her know I’m thinking about her and wish her a speedy recovery. She’s going through cancer treatment and just want her to know I’m with her in spirit since I can’t be with her.  My plan is to send her a card every week.  In this age of email and social media I think it’s nice to get a letter or hand made card in the mail.

My card was also inspired by the sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments and Cased from last year’s catalog.   Stampin up cards Thinking of you Pop of Color pink and black cards

Hop on over to HSS to be inspired by 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.

Thinking of you with a Pop of Paradise Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Pop of Paradise, retired Gorgeous Grunge

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Pink Pirouette, Foil DSP

Ink: Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo, Versamark

Accessories:  retired Melon Mambo Baker’s Twine, Tutti-Frutti Adhesive-Backed Sequins, Gold embossing powder

 

Just a a Note with Petals and More

I just received the Petal Palette bundle.  It’s one of those bundles you don’t realize have so many great elements until you really look at it.  This is a great bundle because you can create many different types of cards.   The greetings are perfect for thank you, wedding, graduation or just because.  The greeting I ended up using is from the Wood Words bundle then die cut with one of the dies from the Petal Palette bundle.

My card was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Soft Sky, Lemon Twist and Flirty Flamingo.  I love this color combo!

The images lend themselves to being colored with markers, pencils or water-colored.  I colored the flowers and leaves on my card with a blender pen and ink pads.  The larger leaf foliage  and die cut banners were also die cut with dies from the Petal Palette bundle.

I used a die from the retired Labels Collection, stamped with retired texture stamp from Gorgeous Grunge with retired Encore gold ink, for the layer behind the flowers and foliage.  It was the perfect element to spotlight the flowers and greeting.  The Soft Sky background was embossed with the Simple Stripes Embossing folder.  For added sparkle I finished the card with basic rhinestones.

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to be inspired by the design team.  So many beautiful cards!

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.

Just a Note with Petals & More Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  Petal Palette, Wood Words, retired Gorgeous Grunge,

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Soft Sky Lemon Lime Twist

Ink: retired Encore Gold ink, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist

Accessories:  Basic rhinestones, Simple Stripe Embossing folder, Blender Pen, Blender Pen,

With Sympathy with Flourishing Phrases

My card this week is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge.  I needed a sympathy card and wanted some calming colors.  I selected Dapper Denim, Soft Sky and Fresh Fig.  I love how these colors go together so well.  I also used the Flourish thinlits to create the die cut and colored parts of it with the Wink of Stella Gold.  For embellishments I used retired Venetian Crochet Trim and basic rhinestones.  This card came together very easily.

Stampin Up With Sympathy Flourishing Phrases card

I encourage you to hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments for more inspiration.  They have added new designers.

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.

With Sympathy with Flourishing Phrases

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50 W

Stamp Sets:  retired Gorgeous Grunge, Flourishing Phrases

Paper:  Card stock:  Dapper Denim, Fresh Fig, Easter Elegance DSP

Ink: retired Encore Gold ink

Accessories:  Flourish thinlits, retired Venetian Crochet trim, Basic rhinestones, Goldf Wink of Stells, dimensionals

 

Thinking of You with Heartfelt Blooms

I finally put ink to my Heartfelt Blooms stamp.  This stamp set is part of the Sale-a-Bration promotion going on now with Stampin’ Up!  With every $50 you can select any item in the Sale-a-Bration catalog.  This beautiful stamp set is so unique.  There’s so much depth and texture.  I love it!  This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge of Tranquil Tide, Rich Razzleberry and Daffodil Delight.

Stampin Up Thinking of You Heartflelt Bloom in Rich RaazzleberryHere are some examples of projects you can create with this stamp set.  Click on the Sale-a-Bration catalog on the right side of my blog to see all the free products you can earn!

Stampin up Heartfelt Bloom stamp set

Join the challenge!  We’d love to see your creations.  For more inspiration hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more projects created by 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.,

Thinking of You with Heartfelt Blooms Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Heartfelt Blooms

Paper:  Card stock:  Very Vanilla, Tranquil Tide, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, 6″ x 6″ Wood Textures Designer Series Paper

Ink: Rich Razzleberry

Accessories:  Clear Faceted Gems, Basic Rhinestones, Retired 1/2″ Daffodil Delight Seam Binding Ribbon, 1-3/8″ circle punch, standard hole punch, dimensionals

Say it with a Fruit Basket

Say ‘You are the sweetest’ with a fruit basket.  That’s what I say.  My card this week is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge.  I had not stamped with the Fruit Basket stamp set from the Occasions Catalog.  This stamp set may be purchased as a bundle with the Itty Bitty Fruit Punch Pack to receive .  There are 4 punch shapes that coordinate with this stamp set.  I used the strawberry shape to die cut the strawberries.  For the bowl I stamped it in Momento Black first on the die cut circle.  I then stamped another bowl and fussy cut it and adhered it over the stamped image.

Here is the bundle I used to create my card.

Create a project using this sketch and go to Hand Stamped Sentiments for more inspiration from their 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.

Say it with a Fruit Basket Card

Card Size:  5.00″ H x 5.00″ W

Stamp Sets: Fruit Basket

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, 6″ x 6″ Tutti Fruitti dsp, Lemon Lime Twist

Ink: Momento Black

Accessories:  Tutti-Fruitti adhesive backed sequins, basic rhinestones, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, retired Circle Framelits, Itty Bitty Punch Pack

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