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A Fitting Florets Christmas Card

This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge of Cherry Cobble, Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen. These colors are perfect for Christmas cards so I decided to create a Christmas card with the Fitting Florets Collection.

There are two stamp sets, dies, paper and embellishments in Fitting Florets collection. I used the Soft Succulent as my card base then used a Cherry Cobbler layer followed by the DSP. I colored the berries on the DSP with Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ blends. For the frame and sprigs I die cut using the Bough Punch and Fitting Florests die from the frame out of the Distressed Gold paper. I love how the gold looks antiqued. The greeting I heat embossed with gold then colored the buds on the sprigs with Cherry Cobble blends. For embellishing I added a bow of retired 1/2″ Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding and retired Cherry Cobbler rhinestones from the Holiday Basic Jewels.

See more inspiration for this color challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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A Fitting Florets Chrismtas Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Fitting Florets Collection

Paper:  Basic WhiteSoft Succulent, Cherry Cobbler, Fitting Florets DSP

InkVersamark, Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends

AccessoriesBough Punch, retired 1/2″ Cherry Cobbler seam binding, retired Cherry Cobbler Holiday Rhinestones, Gold embossing poweder, heat tool

Perched in a Tree for Christmas

My card this week is inspired by the sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. I used the Perched in a Tree stamps and die set to create my card. I used Night of Navy for my card base, retired Rings of Love dsp and Basic White.

The bird and branch I stamped on Basic White then die cut. The three leaves are die cut from Soft Sea Foam then lightly sponged with Soft Suede.

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more inspiration from the design team.

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Perched in Tree Card

Card Size:  4.00″ H x 4.000″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle:  Perched in a Tree Bundle

Paper:  Basic WhiteNight of Navy, Soft Sea Foam, retired Rings of Love dsp

InkMemento black, Night of Navy 

AccessoriesNight of Navy Blends Combo, retirted Mango Melody Blends Combo, Soft Suede Blends Combo, Basic Rhinestones, dimensionals

Deepest Sympathy with Painted Poppies

My card this week is a sympathy card created with the stamp sets Painted Poppies, Peaceful Moments and Heal your Heart. I also created this card for the Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Pool Party, Starry Night and Pumpkin Pie.

I started with a Basic White card base and stamped the texture with the stamp from the Painted Poppies set in Starry Night., The Pumpkin Pie die cut poppy is framed with silver foil and layered over Shimmery White card stock. The leaves were die cut from Starry Night and Pool Party. The Shimmery White layer is framed with Pool Party and Starry Night. The inside of the card I stamped with the poppies images from the Painted Poppies and stamped with the sentiment from Sale-a-bration Heal Your Heart set.

Visit Hand Stamped Sentiments for more inspiration from the Design Team.

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Deepest Sympathy with Painted Poppies Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle:  Painted Poppies, Peaceful Moments and retired Heal your Heart.

Paper:  Basic WhitePool Party, Starry Night, Pumpkin Orange, Silver Foil

Ink:  Starry Night

AccessoriesPainted Labels dies, Poppy Moments dies, 2022-2024 IN COLOR MATTE DECORATIVE DOTS, dimensionals

Hello Harvest Pumpkin Card

This week’s inspiration comes from Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch. When I saw the circle in the sketch I new immediately I wanted to use the pumpkin from the Hello Harvest bundle and the beautiful Rustic Harvest paper.

The card base is black and used the paper with pumpkins and Crushed Curry print for my card. I stamped the pumpkin in Memento Black and colored it with light and dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends then die cut it and also the vines in Mossy Meadow. The sunflowers I also stamped in Memento Black and colored with light and dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends then die cut with sunflower die. The leaves I stamped in Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede and also die cut with leaf die. The little acorn is die cut from Early Espresso and Soft Suede using the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing set. The sentiment is also from the Hello Harvest stamp set. I used Mossy Meadow linen trim and gold from the Simply Elegant Trim.

For the inside of the card I stamped a sunflower and flourish. I also used a strip of the dsp at the bottom.

Here is the sketch for Hand Stamped Sentiment Sketch Challenge. Visit HSS to see more inspiration from the design team.

Hand Stamped Sentiments #398

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Hello Harvest Pumpkin Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Hello Harvest Bundle

Paper:  Basic WhiteBasic Black, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Rustic Harvest DSP

Ink:  Memento Black, Mossy Meadow,Crumb Cake; Stampin’ Blends; Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

AccessoriesTree Rings Hybrid Embossing set, Simply Elegant Trim, Mossy Meadow braided linen trim, dimensionals,

Stampin’ Up Hues of Happiness Card

I had just received the Hues of Happiness and was so excited to play with it. I love the paper and stamps. I used it to create a card with this week’s sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

I embossed my white card base with the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder.I then used a layer of the Hues of Happiness DSP along with strips of the DSP. I used Flirty Flamingo as a solid back drop to the sentiment layer. I used the edge die on the sentiment layer to add interest. I also stamped one of the flowers with Memento Black then colored it with retired Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends. To embellish I used the coordinating Glossy Dots Assortment and Simply Elegant gold trim.

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Hues of Happiness Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Hues of Happiness Suite

Paper:  Card stock: Basic White, Flirty Flamingo, Hues of Happiness DSP

Ink: Memento Black, Night of Navy, Stampin ‘ Blends retired Mango Melody

Accessories: Simply Elegant Trim, Painted Texture 3d embossing folder, Glossy dots, Blossoming Happiness dies

Christmas in July with Paper Pumpkin

This week my card was inspired by the Inspiration Challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. With temperatures of 100 degrees almost every day it’s easy to day dream of a trip to the mountains to experience cooler weather. Like most crafters I have materials and in this case Paper Pumpkin kits I haven’t used but meant to. The inspiration images from Hand Stamped Sentiments looks like a Hallmark Christmas movie. I don’t yet have the Sale-a-Bration Tree Lot dies which are free with a $100 purchase from Stampin’ Up!, but oh wait I do have a die cut of a camper from the July 2021 Paper Pumpkin. I know it’s not a current kit however you can subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to receive a monthly kit to create quick cute cards. The cool thing about these kits is you receive EVERYTHING you need to create the cards. LOVE IT! You can put them together using the included instruction or you can create cards of your own design. These are great to take on a trip and be crafty. In my case I was able to create a Christmas card with a cute camper.

I created my card as a Christmas card to go along with the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge so I used the pieces from the kit and added gold ribbon and Red Rhinestones and clear rhinestones colored with Stampin’ Blends Shaded Spruce and Night of Navy. The sentiment is from the Christmas to Remember stamp set. This set is has many great sentiments for Christmas cards.

Here is the inspiration image from Hand Stamped Sentiments. To see more inspiration visit Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more projects created by the design team.

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Merry Christmas card using July 2021 Paper Pumpkin kit

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Christmas to Remember, Paper Pumpkin kit

Paper:  Card stock: provided by Paper Pumpkin

Ink: Real Red, Garden Green, Granny Apple Green, Stampin ‘ Blends Evening Evergreen, Night of Navy

Accessories: Simply Elegant Trim, Red Rhinestones,

Friends are like Seashells, Beautiful

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge of gorgeous Stampin’ Up Colors Coastal Cabana, Highland Heather and Orchid Oasis. These colors to me are beach colors so I decided to use the Friends are like Seashells stamp set, Seashell dies and Seashells 3D embossing folder. Used together they create beautiful textured cards. The background gradient I created using the blending brushes to blend Orchid Oasis at the top, Highland Heather in the center then Coastal Cabana on the bottom. The order I used the products to create the shells layer are I die cut the seashells, stamped the seashells then embossed. When I stamped the seashells I used the blending brushes to apply ink to the stamp then stamp the image. Using this technique created beautiful gradients of color.

I finished the card by embellishing with beautiful Opal Rounds. I love they are iridescent just like bubbles.

Visit Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more projects inspired by these colors then join us! We’d love to see what you created using these colors.

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Friends are Like Seashells Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Friends are like Seashells, Seaside Seashells dies, 3D Seashells Embossing Folder

Paper:  Card stock: Basic White

Ink: Coastal Cabana, Highland Heather, Orchid Oasis

Accessories: Blending Brushes, Opal Rounds, Stitched Rectangle dies, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine

Nature’s Prints in Stampin’ Up In Colors 2022 – 2024

The color challenge this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments is with the 2022 – 2024 Stampin’ Up! In Colors. Use 3 or all 5 In-Colors. It’s up to you. I love all the colors so I decided to use all 5 and use the Nature’s Print bundle.

I started with a Basic White card base. The second layer I embossed with the Fern 3D Embossing Folder. I then stamped foliage in the different In-Colors. The sentiment I stamped in Sweet Sorbet then die cut with the circle Stitched Shapes dies I also die cut leaf foliage in Starry Night and the tag layer behind the sentiments in Orchid Oasis. I also used a bit of the Parakeet Party metallic ribbon and embellished with Sweet Sorbet, Parakeet Party an Tahitian Tide 2022-2024 In Color Color Matte Decorative Dots.

See more inspiration for this challenge from the design team at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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Nature’s Prints In-Colors Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Nature’s Prints bundle

Paper:  Card stock: Basic White, Starry Night, Orchid Oasis

Ink: Pacific Point, Gray Granite, Night of Navy

Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, retired Stitched Shapes Dies, Banners Pick a Punch, Simply elegant

Hello with Sun Prints

My card this week is inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge and Nature’s Prints bundle. The Nature’s Bundle is part of the Sun Prints Suite. A new suite from the new annual catalog. The Starry Night layer I embossed with the Fern 3D Embossing Folder as well as the Gray Granite layer. The tag layer is die cut with the Banners Pick a Punch from the Sun Prints Designer Series Paper. The foliage were stamped in Pacific Point, Night of Navy and Gray Granite then die cut with Natural Prints Dies. The smaller leaves were die cut from Silver foil. The sentiment was stamped in Night of Navy then die cut with smallest circle from retired Stitched Shapes and embellished with silver trim.

The inside of the card I stamped with images from the stamp set.

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Hand Stamped Sentiments #389

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Hello with Sun Prints Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Nature’s Prints bundle

Paper:  Card stock: Basic White, Starry Night, Gray Granite, Silver Foil, Sun Prints Designer Series Paper

Ink: Pacific Point, Gray Granite, Night of Navy

Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, retired Stitched Shapes Dies, Banners Pick a Punch, Simply elegant

Flowing Flowers Birthday Card

Lately I’ve been using my sponge brushes to practice using them. I found a technique from Patty Bennett of using the blending brushes on stamps to create a blending of colors. I CASED her card using the stamp set Flowing flowers since I had not had an opportunity to use it. I was also inspired by the colors of the inspiration challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

I embossed Bermuda Bay with the Brick & Mortar 3D embossing folder. The white layer I die cut with second largest rectangle from the Scalloped Contours. The flower images were sponged brushed with Polished Pink and Pale Papaya. The leaves were sponged with Granny Apple Green. To finish the card I used Wink of Stella an embellished with retired 2021-2023 In Color Jewels and 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon in Soft Succulent.

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Flowing Flowers Birthday Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Flowing Flowers

Paper:  Card stock: Bermuda Bay, Basic White

Ink: Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Granny Apple Green

Accessories: Blending Brushes, 2021-2023 In Color Jewels, 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon in Soft Succulent, Scalloped Contours dies, Brick & Mortar 3D embossing folder, Wink of Stella Clear

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