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Make a Card, Mail a Card!
Barb Faulkner, friend and team member, is my guest stamper today! She sent me this LOVELY autumn card created with the Gorgeous Leaves Bundle #158609.
The background is embossed with the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder #156505 on Shimmery White Card Stock #101910.
Autumn has arrived!
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I'm sharing another class favorite today, Gorgeous Leaves Bundle #158609 in a Gate Fold. The black die cut leaf is so intricate and striking!
The layering papers are Blackberry Beauty 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper #156458 on a base card of Cinnamon Cider.
Easy to understand why this card was a class favorite!!
Sunflowers are classic!! This was a recent class card for an Autumn Cards Class. I love Celebrate Sunflowers Stamp Set #152517 and coordinating Sunflowers Dies #152704!
The Sunflower is Merry Merlot color, accented with Gold Foil #132622. The Cork Specialty Paper #156393 adds a wonderful woodsy texture!
Such a beautiful autumn classic!
The season is changing!! Create autumn designer paper yourself!! These colors are: Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Merry Merlot, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake; Old Olive Marker for splatter. Base is a full sheet of Very Vanilla Card Stock.
Choose medium to small images, like this lovely Gorgeous Leaves Stamp Set #153365. Start with the larger images and stamp randomly, including off the edges. Fill in with smaller images. Splatter any unstamped areas with a waterbased marker. Done.
Cut your designer paper and create cards! One of my easy, eye-catching layouts is this triangluar cut: cut paper 5-1/2 x 3", then cut corner to corner to create two triangles. Assemble as shown and stamp your sentiment in the center on the base card. Base card is Crushed Curry color.
When you make your own designer paper, you can customize the season or occasion, colors, and images! TRY IT!!
Sunflowers are everywhere! Time to use Celebrate Sunflowers Stamp Set #152517!
The sunflower is created from Bumblebee Card Stock. The layer is the Pattern Party Designer Series Paper for hostesses #155426. It's a SNAPPY PAIRING!!
Did you notice the Bumblebee Trinket #155568 ??
Autumn is coming with an entirely different palette of colors to use! This Gorgeous Leaves Stamp Set #153365 is paired with Harvest Meadow 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #156494.
Try this unique ribbon treatment: place Tear & Tape #154031 right along the edge of the backside layer. Simply zig-zag the ribbon against the tape, folding as you go. This treatment mails well!
Start stamping for Fall! It's just around the corner!
Such a beautiful bundle! It's Sale-A-Bration, the BEST time to purchase!!
This tree and leaf themed Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper #155841 is 15% OFF this month, so it's only $9.78!
The Stitched Leaves Dies #153567 pairs perfectly with this pretty designer paper!! I love the stitched detail in the leaves!!
It's NOT too early to think about stamping for AUTUMN!!
This wonderful Beauty of the Earth 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #155841 is on special this month! It adds so much color and interest to this card.
It's paired with the very interesting Stitched Leaves Dies #153567. The leaf is die cut from Merry Merlot card stock and mounted onto Layering Circles Dies #151770. Stock up on beautiful papers while they are on special this month!
A FAVORITE stamp set of mine!
Early Release from the Jan. - June 2021 Mini Catalog!!
Try it! It's EASY!
Life is Beautiful #154871
These detailed skeletal leaves from Loyal Leaves Stamp Set #152544, create great MASCULINE cards!! Ink the leaves with Old Olive and then add Pretty Peacock edges using the "rock & roll" method, then print! Such GREAT detail!!
The sentiment is layered using the Lovely Layers Pick a Punch #152883. Remember to stamp for the men, too!!
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Something old, something new! This is the NEW Lovely You Stamp Set #152525 paired with the Vases Builder Punch #147040! It's a match made in Heaven!
Don't you LOVE the vases! They are Silver Foil Paper embossed with the Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Fold #150646 and then punch out with the Vases Builder Punch!! So unique!
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Sneak Peek of Celebration Tidings Bundle #155201 in the August-December/Holiday Catalog beginning August 4th!! This versatile stamp set covers Fall, Christmas and Valentines! It's a winner with awesome layering dies!
This is an EASY fun fold TAB CARD: make a standard card. Cut off 1" of the right front and use it as a TAB. Score the 1" strip at 1", fold and attach to the back of the card so the strip folds over the front of the card when it's closed!
I mounted three stamps on one block for fast stamping on the coordinating die cut label. The label is attached to the 1" TAB strip.
The plaid is from Plaid Tidings 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper Pack #153527. There are 24 different plaids for all types of needs! Get ready for the AMAZING NEW August-December/Holiday Catalog that begins AUGUST 4th!! HURRAY!!
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Enjoy this VIDEO filled with card ideas and color combos for the exquisite Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle #154065!
The Memories & More card bases are 4-1/2 x 6-1/4" and PERFECT for a 3 x 4" layer!! These are designed to pair with the Memories & More Card Packs, but I love to use them as FAST bases for my stamping!! This is the Loyal Leaves Stamp Set #152544.
This layer was stamped then embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder #152718 for lots of TEXTURE!
Aren't all these leaves wonderfully detailed! Try this FAST idea using the Memories & More Cards and Envelopes!
I'm sharing MORE color combos for Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle #154065 using the same layout as my last post. This is Night of Navy and the NEW 2020-2022 In Color, Bumble Bee.
Cherry Cobbler and the NEW 2020-2022 In Color, Cinnamon Cider!
Blackberry Bliss and Bumble Bee!
Don't forget THE TRICK: use the new Adhesive Sheets #152334 on the backside of your paper BEFORE die cutting!! Cut, peel the backing and apply the die cut = SIMPLE & CLEAN!! Basically, you are creating a "sticker."
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Photopolymer stamp images are totally CLEAR and make this 3-step To a Wild Rose Stamp #149452 very sophisticated! Three-step images stack to create magnificent shading!!
The flower colors are Cajun Craze, Grapefruit Grove and Terracotta Tile. The bottom flower is full strength inks. The other two flowers were second generation or stamped off, so the intensity is less.
This is a fancy fold called a double "Z" fold: Base card is 11 x 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2". The layer is 8-1/4 x 3", scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2". The Cajun Craze layer and envelope flap are embossed w/ the sweet Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder #152725. Be sure to visit my next post for a totally different use of this same To a Wild Rose Stamp Set!
AVAILABLE NOV. 1st while supplies last!! This classic beauty is coming SOON!! It's the CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE #153947 containing this exquisite CHRISTMAS ROSE BUNDLE WITH DIES #153944. I LOVE it's versatility for winter birthday, Christmas, get well, sympathy, wedding, and thinking of you!!
This is a three-step image, but I chose to use Stampin' Up! BLENDS Alcohol Markers in these colors: Mango Melody Combo, Old Olive Combo, Crumb Cake dark, and Cherry Cobbler dark.
Just look at the intricate details!! I mounted this die cut image onto one of my favorite embossing folder, Scripty 3D #149634. After embossing the Whisper White card stock, I lightly rubbed it with the Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic Ink Pad #150711 for a festive, shimmery shine!
You will definite want to add this exquisite Christmas Rose Bundle to your stamp collection! Remember - supplies are limited so order NOV. 1st!!
When I first saw the Snowfall Accents Puff Paint #150691 in the Holiday Catalog, I thought of these Cotton stalks in the Country Home Stamp Set #147678. It's the PERFECT touch of fluffy texture!
The little bottle of magic, puffs up like: snow, cotton, lamb's wool, clouds or whipped cream!!
Experiment and practice before using this product on your finished design. For larger areas, you can apply the puffing liquid right from the tip of the bottle. I wanted small cottony puffs on my card so this worked well for me;
1. SHAKE bottle.
2. Apply a small puddle on scrap paper.
3. Use a toothpick to dot liquid in small areas. Use less than you think because it will expand.
4. Heat with a Heat Tool to puff. It grows as it puffs! LOTS OF FUN!!
The background is one piece of Mercury Glass Designer Acetate #150441 cut 5-1/2 X 4-1/4", then diagonally to make two cards. Old Olive card base.
Cajun Craze card base. Coloring is done with the amazing Stampin' Up! BLENDS alcohol markers! Try it!
Migration has started so that inspired me to color some birds for Autumn! This is Free As a Bird stamp set #149468 colored with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers.
Blends used: Crumb Cake Duo, Old Olive Duo, Pumpkin Pie dark, Cajun Craze dark, and Real Red dark.
I LOVE the results from BLENDS coloring!
Gold Foil Paper embossed with the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder #149634 is a lovely accent for Old Olive!
These birds are mounted onto Scalloped Note Cards with Envelopes #149610 which are quick and easy!
We ALL make a mistake now and then. I did, so I just punched out the "good" part and NO ONE KNOWS!! Shhhhh...
Here is a unique way to use the Tidings All Around Bundle #152371! You can STACK the stamped image over the die cut leaves using this handy TIP!!
TIP: Cut the die cut leaves into two equal pieces, and spread apart 1/2 to 3/4" so the leaves show more when layered under the stamped image!! EASY! QUICK!! GREAT RESULTS!!
This card uses ALL FOUR dies in this bundle to create lots of Autumn texture and color!
Wreaths are useful for every season so you get a BIG BANG for your dollars plus $AVE 10% on the bundle. Try it!!
Purple Posy is AVAILABLE!! It didn't not meet Stampin' Up!'s strict color requirements and had to be reformulated. It's now BACK: ink pad, refill and 2019-2021 InColor Pad Assortment!! HURRAY!!
Tidings All Around Bundle #152371 can give you so many different card designs!!
This Holiday card uses the All-Around Wreath Dies from the bundle to create a stately wreath over vellum embossed with the Scripty 3D Embossing Fold #149634. Great texture and interest!
This Autumn card features the the delicate stamped images from the stamp set. A "wreath" works for EVERY season by changing the colors and embellishments!
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There is excitement in the change of seasons! We create with different images as well as change our wardrobes and food selections! I was eager to pull out these favorite leaf dies from the Seasonal Layers Dies #143751! I paired them with some brand new products for a fresh look!!
These leaves are die cut from the very interesting Mercury Glass Designer Acetate #150441! I love the way the Night of Navy card stock shows through!
This card features the REALLY POPULAR Feels Like Frost 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #150444!! It has a frosty photographic picture on one side and a silvery design on the opposite side.
These leaves are die cut from Copper Foil Paper #142020 and embossed with the unique new Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder #150646. I hope I've inspired you to do some AUTUMN stamping and mailing!!
Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 makes a VERY handsome Birthday card, too!! This realistic cardinal is stamped in Tuxedo Black Momento ink and colored with Stampin' Up! Real Red Blends Duo alcohol markers! The results are STUNNING!
The flannel-look background is Sahara Sand card stock stamped with the Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147797. It achieves a masculine, wintry feel!
I highly recommend this versatile Toile Christmas Bundle #152367! Try it and you will love it!
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This a unique use of the scenery stamp set called Snow Front #150483. I featured just one image, the cozy cabin as a focal point!
I call this fancy fold "a card within a card." The base is 6-1/2 X 5-1/2", scored at 4-1/4". The smaller piece is 6-1/2 X 4-1/4", scored at 3-3/4". It's an easy fold and can feature two different designer papers. I used Come to Gather Designer Series Paper #1500454 for a rustic look.
This Snow Front Stamp Set coordinates with Waterfront Stamp Set #146386 in the Annual Catalog. Mix and Match all the images!! Try it!
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The MOST UNIQUE item in the Holiday Catalog is the crackled Mercury Glass Designer Acetate #150441 on page 33!! It's so easy to use as a layer, seen on the left side of this card. The crackled finish lets the color underneath show through! The right side of the acetate has a protective film to be removed. Honestly, both sides are pretty much the same. You can heat emboss it, punch it, die cut it! MANY possibilities!!
I highly recommend the Mercury Glass Acetate to give your seasonal cards and creations unique CLASS!! TRY IT!
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The Harvest Hellos BUNDLE #153037 includes a VERY USEFUL PUNCH!! The Apple Builder Punch creates BOTH an apple and a pumpkin!! I LOVE double-duty tools!!
This is an easy "Z-FOLD" card: base is 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4" and 5-1/2". The attached panel is 3 X 3-1/2", but that measurement is very flexible.
The lovely Designer Series Paper is "Come to Gather," #150454.
You gotta LOVE a double-duty punch!! More PUNCH for your BUCK!! All items are in the 2019 Holiday Catalog beginning Sept. 4th! GET READY!
Today starts my Sneak Peek for the 2019 Holiday Catalog that begins Sept. 4, 2019. Autumn is knocking at the door! Harvest Hellos Bundle with Punch #153037 is the perfect answer to your Fall stamping needs!
The Apple Builder Punch doubles as a PUMPKIN punch, too! LOVE THAT!! This Come to Gather Designer Series Paper #150454 offers a fun fall color palette! These apples are Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz card stock colors.
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Your rubber stamps can create an eye catching home decor frame! I was thinking Autumn when I made this as a GIFT! The sentiment is heat embossed in Copper.
The flowers are from Daisy Lane Bundle with Punch #151118 and To a Wild Rose Bundle with Dies #151073. The background check is the In Color 6X6" Designer Series Papers for 2019-2020.
It's BLACK MAGIC Technique! How do you color on black cardstock?? #1 Heat emboss the image in White Embossing Powder. #2 Grab your BLENDS, alcohol markers, and start coloring the embossing. Easy and Impressive!
The Stamp Set is called Graceful Garden #143849. I hadn't used this technique in a long time and my demonstrator friend Shari Wicks reminded me about it again. It's always a WOW!! Try it!
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How about a "FLANNEL-LOOK" card for Autumn? This NEW Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147797 creates a FUN and versatile layer for MANY occasions!
This check is Momento Black Ink Pad on Cherry Cobbler card stock. The Wishing You Well Stamp Set #147864 works all year around!
Same format using Bermuda Bay card stock with the Black Momento Ink Pad.
This is the NEW Gorgeous Grape cardstock color with Black Momento Ink Pad.
It's fun to try different colors when you find a layout that you love.
WHICH color is your Fave? Leave a comment.
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I'm not good at watercoloring. I really enjoy my BLENDS alcohol markers, though. The color goes on smooth without streaking. The DUO shades make shading easier for me. I actually LIKE open image stamp sets now, that need coloring. It's relaxing!
This is the versatile Accented Blooms Stamp Set # 146681 paired with the coordinating Tailored Tag Punch # 145667. If you don't like to mail bulky ribbons, Stampin' Up! Twines are the answer!! Whisper White Solid Baker's Twine # 124262.
These are some of the NEW Blends colors in Autumn shades! The "HELLO" sentiment makes a great general use card to have on hand all the time.
Autumn is here!
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Country Home Stamp Set #147678 has been a joy for me! It's seasonal and homey! I LOVE the NEW Granny Apple Green Blends Duo #147274 on the olde metal pitcher!! It's a FUN FLASH of color!
TIP: see the black line behind the pitcher? It "grounds" the image. Without the line, the image "FLOATS!" Amazing what a simple line can do for your image!!
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Autumn has officially arrived! It brings a whole different color palette for papercrafters. I love the change! This is the Painted Harvest Stamp Set #144783.
I love the NEW Corrugated Embossing Folder #148026 for great texture!! The NEW Sprigg Punch #148012 paired with the NEW Joyous Noel 6X6" Glimmer Paper #147817 adds a spark to the design!
Stamp for Autumn events today!!
Here is something different using First Frost Stamp Set #148420. The asymmetric design pops with a bit of Granny Apple Green punched with the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch #143721.
This one substitutes an edge of ribbon for the punched strip. The images are shimmered with Clear Wink of Stella #141897.
First Frost is such a pretty, versatile stamp set!!
Color makes all the difference!! I'm playing with all the Buffalo Check samples I recently made and posted. LOVE the versatility of the Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147797!!
Checks stamped in NEW Mango Melody ink give a BRIGHT, CRISP feel. It's happy and youthful. This sweet little lion is from A Little Wild Stamp Set #144344.
Cherry Cobbler and NEW Shaded Spruce inks create a wonderful CLASSIC, traditional Christmas feeling. Notice I added added lines within the checks with Shaded Spruce BLENDS marker! Sure changes the look. This adorable little tree is from Timeless Tidings Stamp Set #148936
Lastly, Canjun Craze ink feels like chilly autumn and flannel shirts. I added TWO lines within the checks using Old Olive and Daffodil BLENDS markers. The sentiment is from Labels to Love Stamp Set #144967.
Buffalo Check Background Stamp does it ALL!! It's a MUST for your collection!!
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Eliminate the Christmas tree in the back of the truck to create a MASCULINE Birthday Card!! Increase the versatility of this Farmhouse Christmas Bundle #147922.
The sentiment is from the Darling Label Punch Box #146855.
REMEMBER the men in your life with a special "guy card!"
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This brand new stamp set is WINTER WOODS!! Start with Shimmery White Cardstock and sponge on colors with Sponge Daubers: Old Olive, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Poppy Parade, Rich Razzleberry. Stamp the winter trees on top of your sunset using Jet Black Momento Pad. LOVE this sunset look. TRY IT!! Be sure to put Winter Woods on your Wish List!
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Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper
12 sheets of 12X12"
Metallic Foil Colors: Champagne, Copper, Gold & Silver
This card uses Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies #143751. TRY IT!
Autumn is coming sooner than you think! This is "circle stamping" with the Stamparatus positioning tool #146276 and Colorful Seasons photopolymer stamp set #143726.
These colors are Cherry Cobbler and Daffodil Delight.
These colors are Cajun Craze and the NEW Mango Melody. I often make 2-3 cards at the same time, changing each a bit. I really enjoy my Stamparatus and it's PRECISE placement!! Get ready for FALL!!
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Confession: I found this stamp set very challenging. After I got the hang of it, I'm very pleased with results! I'm linking you to Jenny Hall's excellent video to understand how to use this advanced stamp set, Picked for Your #148298.
Apples are a wonderful symbol of Autumn which is right around the corner!!
If you love watercoloring, this is a PERFECT stamp set for you!!