Stampin’ Up! Friendly Expressions Card

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a sketch challenge.  Happy hopping!

My card today starts off with Grapefruit Grove cardstock which I embossed using the Basket Weave embossing folder.

Next I matted a panel of Petal Pink cardstock on Whisper White cardstock and then a pattern from the Share What You Love Designer Series Paper on Basic Black cardstock.

Next I covered the “you make me” from the sentiment from the Friendly Expressions stamp set with washi tape, inked it up with Memento Black ink, removed the washi tape, and stamped it on Whisper White cardstock.  I then cut this out using the Stitched Shapes Framelits.

Then I reversed it and this time covered the “proud” from the sentiment with washi tape, inked it up with Memento Black ink, removed the washi tape, and stamped it on Petal Pink cardstock.  I adhered this over the oval and adhered it down using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a few Grapefruit Grove Share What You Love Artisan Pearls to finish it off.

Enjoy!


Now click the button below to see what Sue’s created this week.

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Karen Finkle

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Stampin’ Up! Floral Frames Congrats Card

For my friends in the United States – Happy 4th of July!

Hope you have a great day and stay safe!

My card today is all about the layers!

I. Love. Layers.

My card starts off with Berry Burst cardstock.  I then matted a panel of Whisper White cardstock on Soft Sea Foam cardstock.

I then stamped the frame from the Floral Frames Stamp Set in Stazon Black Ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I then used a Blender Pen and Berry Burst, Granny Apple Green, and Soft Sea Foam Inks to color it in.

Note:  When using a Blender Pen, ideally you would use watercolor paper.  However, I goofed and stamped on Whisper White cardstock so I just made sure to lightly color in the images and not go over the paper too much.

I then created the layering using Berry Burst Ribbon, Mini Gold Sequins, a banner I cut out from Vellum cardstock using the Bunch of Banners Framelits.  I also cut out images using the coordinating Foliage Frame Framlits and Granny Apple Green and Soft Sea Foam cardstock.  I added some Pearls around the frame.

Lastly I used the Sunshine Wishes Framelits and Gold Foil Paper to cut out the sentiment.  I adhered it down using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Enjoy!


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Congrats – Cupcakes & Carousels

Whenever I need a quick card – I always turn to Designer Series Paper (DSP).  It fills the card nicely and all you have to do is add a sentiment and maybe another detail or two and you’re good!

My card today starts off with Bermuda Bay cardstock as its base.  I then took a pattern from the Cupcakes & Carousels DSP and using a sponge, highlighted around the edge of it with Early Espresso ink.  The paper naturally has a distressed look to it, but I thought I would just emphasize it even more.

I then took another pattern from the Cupcakes & Carousels DSP and adhered a panel to the lower part of my card.  Using yet again another pattern, I cut a square and matted it on Calypso Coral cardstock and adhered it to my card.  Lastly I used the Banners for You bundle and Bermuda Bay ink to stamp and cut out my sentiment.

We made this card at a continuing education class I taught this spring.  I accidentally cut the Bermuda Bay cardstock the wrong way and so we turned it around a bit.  I love how this one came out too!

Enjoy!

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RETIRING PRODUCTS!

Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring list and you can see it right here.  Now that the list has been posted, all items (with the exception of stamp sets) are available only while supplies last so order soon to get any of the items that you can’t live without!

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Falling in Love Card

The inspiration for my card today comes from this week’s challenge over at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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My card today starts off with Soft Sky cardstock as its base.  I then layered a pattern from the NEW Falling in Love DSP (2017 Occasions Catalog available January 4th) over some Sweet Sugarplum cardstock.  I took another pattern from the same DSP and layered it over Sahara Sand.

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Next I cut a 1-1/2″ strip of Sweet Sugarplum cardstock and stamped the sentiment from the Sunshine Sayings Stamp Set in Sweet Sugarplum after cutting the one end with the Triple Banner Punch.

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I took another pattern from the Falling in Love DSP and cut out a butterfly using the Butterflies Thinlits.  I also cut out the same butterfly in Soft Sky and Sweet Sugarplum which I layered behind the first out.  I layered each one a little off center to the one below which I thought made it look like it is fluttering.  Lastly, I added a few Soft Sky enamel dots over the butterfly.

Enjoy!

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There are so many great items in the new 2017 Occasions Catalog – ever have the “I want it all” problem.  To help give you a sampling of all the great new Designer Series Paper, Embellishments, and Ribbon, I’m offering a 2017 Occasions Catalog Product Share.  If you were to buy one of everything, it would cost $198.50.  However, a sampling of each through my product share costs only $32.75 (including shipping).  Click here for a full list of details and included products.

YEAR END CLOSEOUTS!

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Stampin’ Up! has been doing a little year-end cleaning, and they’ve got some great deals to offer you!  Their Year-End Closeouts will include holiday retiring products, clearance rack items, and current high-inventory catalog products.  Be sure to shop early as many of the deals are only available while supplies last!

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