This is super easy! Try it!
This is super easy! Try it!
If you are attending my Christmas Card Class this Saturday, you will make this FESTIVE Christmas card and coordinating envelope!! LUCKY YOU!!
This gorgeous cherry cobbler card features Joyful 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161980 and More Dazzle 6 X 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161749.
You can create this fancy fold at home: cut base 11 X 4-1/4". Score at 1-1/2" and 7". EASY!
This is the same format as the previous post. Scroll down to get dimensions. This card features a dark paper, Delightfully Eclectic 12S12" Designer Series Paper #161640, and gives a totally different look!
This sentiment is a go to favorite, Go To Greetings Stamp Set #158763. The cardstock colors are Night of Navy and Bubble Bath.
I met a really nice demonstrator, Kathy Hilden of Michigan, at Stampin' Up!'s BackStage/Leadership Event in Las Vegas. Her swap was just the BEST idea and sweetly created. Isn't this just ADORABLE!! Well, it's super easy! Just start with Designer Series Paper cut 3 X 3". Cut it in half at a slight angle. Spread the cut and put your sentiment there. Trading swaps with other demonstrators is just the BEST!! We all have different styles.
The base card is Pool Party with a layer of Pretty Peacock. This Garden Walk 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161945 is just CHARMING!! What a sweet card, Kathy!! Thanks for swapping with me!!
This is the Fractured Card Technique using the lovely watercolored Joy of Christmas 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161958.
The tall narrow Alphabet a la Mode Dies #160750 create the perfect JOY!
Here is a different format for NOEL. Watch my video to learn this very easy technique!!
Navy and Gold are elegant! The Shining Brightly 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162378 is die cut with the versatile Timeless Arrangements Dies #161525 for striking results!!
The large bold sentiment, Joy to You Stamp Set #162090, is easy to read!
The base card is Night of Navy. Try it!
The Winter Meadow 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #162133 is breath-taking!! So lovely and peaceful!
This is a class card in an easy Fancy Fold. Base card is 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 4" and 9-1/2". So simple!
This bold and easy to read sentiment is Joy To You Stamp Set #162090.
This lovely Fancy Fold is 4-1/4" square to maximize the use of the pretty Winter Meadow 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #162133. The Timeless Arrangements Dies #161525 create these dainty sprigs which are painted with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush #141897.
Cut the designer paper 11-1/2 X 4". Score at 3-1/2 and 7-1/2". Mount onto a Misty Moonlight base cut 4-1/4" square. EASY, and a great way to show off designer papers!
Use the medium Stampin' Up! envelope. A square envelope is an extra postage charge in the USA.
A peaceful nature Christmas card. This is the lovely Winter Meadow 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #162133. Click this image for a larger view. Then you can see the Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush #141897.
The Blackberry Bliss frame is cut with the online exclusive, Radiating Stitches Dies #161595. The base card is Smoky Slate, a very useful neutral.
Inside is a large, easy to read sentiment from Joy to You Stamp Set #162090.
Classic! Have you seen the Tartan Foil 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162332? It's an online exclusive and not in any Stampin' Up! publication. The bold, easy to read sentiment is the classic Joy to You Stamp Set #162090.
The sentiment is framed with the Countryside Corners Dies #161471. Colors are Lost lagoon and Pretty Peacock.
Here is a fun and festive Holiday card using Stampin' Up!'s Merry & Bright Bundle #161951. The coordinating Merry Bold & Bright 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161945 has lots of primary colors to work with!!
This is a standard 4-1/4 X 5-1/2" base card. The striped/starred flap is 4 X 4", scored at 1/2". The 1/2" folds and attaches to the back of the base card. This cute Fancy Fold really shows off the colorful designer paper!
Try this JOLLY greeting!!
Sympathy cards are important to have on hand. Here is a beauty. The Aspen Trees Dies #159798 create a perfect forest to look into and see the lovely, peaceful sunset view from All About Autumn 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178. The Trees Die is cut from the front of the card and is not a layer.
The sentiment is from Kindest Expressions Stamp Set #161415.
Inside the card, you see the pretty geometric foil design on the backside of the All About Autumn paper.
Try this peaceful design.
This is a colorful, festive class project that could be a Christmas or winter Birthday card! The ADORABLE mitten is from the versatile Celebrate with Tags Stamp Set #159974.
The fun colorful paper is Merry Bold & Bright 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161945. Such a CHEERFUL card!!
This card was a recent class favorite. It's the Fractured Card Technique using the Shining Brightly 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162378. It pairs perfectly with the Night of Navy & Gold 1/2" Glittered Ribbon #162011.
Scroll down to my previous post of the Fractured Card Technique VIDEO! It's easier than you think! Try it!!
Time to change to the rich, deep palette of Autumn! The All About Autumn 6x6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178 has lovely Fall photographs on one side and copper foil geometrics on the other side.
This is the Fractured Card Technique - so clever!
Stop back on Friday for a special VIDEO I'm doing on the Fractured Card Technique for World Card Making Day 2023. Don't miss it!!
Celebrating life's special events is what card making is all about! This creation is celebrating 60 years of marriage!!
The Translucent Florals Bundle #162253 is an elegant, very unique grouping of products! It is paired with the All About Autumn 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178.
The number is created with the Alphabet a la Mode Dies #160750 and Adhesive Sheets #152334 for easy, clean attachment. Splatter with Wink of Stella #141897 for shimmer!
I, personally, do not send a ton of Halloween cards. HOWEVER, the cards I do send are very important!! They go to kids and nursing homes mostly. This cute Pick of the Patch Bundle with punch #162201 is PERFECT! Gotta love the crow!
Countryside Corners Dies #161471 creates an interesting layer for the pumpkin!
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FESTIVE is the best word to describe the Merry & Bright Bundle #161951! It makes you HAPPY!
The letter "H" comes from the Alphabet a la Mode Dies #160750. Wink of Stella #141897 has been splattered on for sparkle!
This bundle offers two types of Christmas lights. Melon Mambo & Granny Apple 12 X 12" Foil Sheets #161953 add lots of reflection! Create for Christmas!
What a great pairing, All About Autumn Bundle #162186 and So Sincere Stamp Set #162283! The vertical sentiment fits perfectly when the card front is cut one inch short.
The All About Autumn 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178 has geometric foil designs on one side and Fall images on the other.
This would be a perfect Birthday card for a man! Have you felt the season changing?
Such a CUTE punkin' set!! The "masking" technique was used on this Pick of the Patch Stamp Set #162201. This bundle comes with a pumpkin builder punch! That makes it quick to create your mask!
Punch out the largest pumpkin images from a sticky note. This is the mask. Stamp the largest pumpkin and cover it with the mask. Next, stamp the other two images slightly higher and slightly overlapping the center pumpkin. Remove the mask. The second images now appear BEHIND the large pumpkin. SO EASY!
The ink colors used: Pumpkin Pie and Copper Clay on a Very Vanilla base card.
Make a card, Mail a card!
Are chilly temps creeping into your area? Fall starts next week! Autumn Leaves Bundle #162186 will inspire you to create for the season! This foiled leaf is die cut using the Oxidized Copper 12X12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162190! It's a WOW!
The black base card really POPS this lovely leaf! The Distressed Tile 3D Embossing Folder #162189 adds wonderful texture!
This fall color pallet is Very Vanilla, Copper Clay and Basic Black.
Make a card, Mail a card!
As Autumn nears, colors turn to deeper hues. These pretty flowers are from Textured Floral Stamp Set in Calypso Coral and Cherry Cobbler inks. The stamp images contain shading. They are easy to use and this card has no masking.
The sentiment is stamped on Very Vanilla and mounted over the flowers that are stamped on white. It works! This is a quick card to stamp and great to keep on hand. Try it!
Here is an idea for the guys in your life! The FUN Let's Go Fishing 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #16111534 does all the design work for this clever masculine card! Each panel is cut 1-3/4 X 4". The base card is the standard 5-1/2 X 4-1/4".
Use leftover paper strips to add interest inside your cards.
All That Dies #159078 adds fun details! Don't forget to stamp for the guys in your life!
The Sept.-Dec. Mini Catalog BEGINS Sept. 6th!! It's FULL of seasonal images, gorgeous papers and embellishments. If you'd like to purchase from this amazing new publication, I will mail you a copy if you live in the USA. Email me: [email protected]
We all love crafting! Crafting with You Bundle #161226 creates adorable cards to send to all your crafty friends!! This card converts the easel into a TABLE for the sewing machine!
INSIDE. The Glorious Gingham 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #163170 is CLASSIC! This color is Blueberry Bushel.
This stamp set is guaranteed FUN!!
Make an extra special cards for your fellow paper crafters by using the Crafting with You Bundle #161226! The background is Glorious Gingham 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #163170 in Lemon Lime Twist. It's much brighter than my picture.
A little 1" square of designer paper can be cut diagonally to add color to the inside!
This bundle also includes dies for sewing, drawing, painting, knitting and embroidery! It's so much FUN!!
Keep on truckin'!! This is such a cute Trucking Along Bundle with Truck Punch #162306.
This bundle is an Online Exclusive and not in any catalog.
The cute background papers are from the giant 48 sheet pack, Delightfully Eclectic 12 X 12" Designer Series Papers #161640. The truck is colored with Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends. It POPS on the navy background.
Such a cute and versatile little truck for delivering all kinds of messages!! Be sure to REDEEM the Bonus Coupons you earned in July!!
Demonstrator Dana Meacham was the SWAP WINNER at my recent Midwest North Star Stampers Annual Demonstrator Gathering! She did an outstanding job with the Stargazing Suite #161189! This is a Fancy Fold that opens twice. The base card is a basic "Z Fold." Dana used Blending Brushes to add color to the astronaut before die cutting.
She paired the Stargazing 12X12" Designer Series Paper #161175 with the Holographic Trio 12X12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161744. It's a WOW!!
The inside opens upward to view the sentiment. Thank you for a "STELLAR" creation, Dana! There were lots of other great swaps, too!
This recent class project features some fun detailed elements. The Earthen Elegance Suite #161518 is a HIT! The two leaf elements are die cut with Distressed Gold 12X12" Specialty Paper #159237 for maximum impact!
The pottery was die cut and then embossed using the Stripes & Splatters 3D Embossing Folders #157980. It adds realistic details! The color of the base card is Pecan Pie.
A simple 1" strip of Earthen Elegance 12X12" Designer Series Paper adds interest.
If you love stamping with florals, you'll love this Earthen Elegance Suite. It's something different in the gardening category
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Give your stamped image a pattern! This technique is called "PAPER PIECING." Simply stamp your image onto designer paper, cut out and apply to the main image. Choose a design "scale" that is appropriate.
This adorable truck is an online exclusive, Trucking Along Bundle with Truck Punch #162306. A tiny print was selected from the Countryside Inn Designer Series Paper #161467 to apply to this truck. It gives an entirely fresh look to this cute old truck!
Find this Trucking Along Bundle in my Online Store. It is not in a published catalog. Guaranteed STAMPIN' FUN!!
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Need a cute and quick note?? Grab Stampin' Up!'s handy pre-cut, pre-scored Note Cards & Envelopes #159232. This eye catching Real Red Flower is die cut with the Paper Florist Dies #161284. There are 18 dies to create any type of flower from tiny to generous. This die set a stand alone die that does not have a coordinating stamp set...so don't miss it in the catalog!!
The circle sentiment is from Circle Sayings Stamp Set #161348. July is BONUS MONTH: earn a $5 bonus coupon for EACH and EVERY $50 you purchase! Redeem your coupons in AUGUST! NO limits!
Earthen Elegance Suite #161518
What a cute olde truck!! This is the Online Exclusive Trucking Along Bundle w/ Truck Punch #162306! It is not shown in the catalog, but is available in my Online Store. Just click SHOP at the end of this post.
This Fancy Fold Easel Card is the perfect format to show off this "sunny message!" Cut your base card stock 4-1/4 X 11". Score at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4". Elevate a "STOP" for the card front to rest against. It's easy and fun!!
Attach only the lower half of the front layer to the base card.
The sunny yellow truck is colored with Daffodil Delight Blends. The Blueberry Bushel paper is Glorious Gingham 6X6" Designer Series Paper #163170.
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It's basic and versatile! Circle Saying Bundle #161355 comes with a circle punch. Images and sentiments mix and match for lots of needs. This layout features Brights 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161643 in Berry Burst! Such a happy color!
Cut off 3" from the front of the base card. Attach a Designer Paper cut 4 X 5-1/4". This easy fancy fold shows off both side of the Designer Paper! Be sure to cover the envelope flap for a GREAT presentation! Send a SMILE!!
Here is a great pairing: Earthen Textures Bundle #161514 and Countryside Corners Dies #161471.
These are Note Cards with Envelopes #159232 measuring 5 X 3-1/2". They are handy and mailable!
The colors are NEW Pebbled Path and Pretty Peacock. The Earthen Elegance 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161503 has the center cut out using a Countryside Corner Die!
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Lots of choices is what you get with the charming Countryside Corners Dies #161471!
The cute notes are made by NOT DIE CUTTING the folded edge of the card. Simply position the die off the folded edge of the cardstock. It's very simple and gives you a uniquely shaped card!
Inside, use the same dies to shape the white layer.
The base card is Misty Moonlight color...sort of a denim look.
The cute layers are cut from Neutrals 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161641. Sentiments are Go To Greetings #158763. Try this!
Look at what designer papers can do for your images!! These decorative clay pots look so real with the dripping glaze!! This Earthen Elegance 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161503 is ON SALE all month for 15% OFF!! The sale price is only $10.62! Other designs are available.
This earthy combo of colors is Copper Clay, Basic Black, Pecan Pie and Early Espresso. The layer is cut with the Countryside Corners Dies #161471.
Surprise! Inside, is a Very Vanilla layer cut with the same Countryside Corners Dies.
Do you need some non-floral images for your stamp collection?? This Earthen Textures Bundle is a WINNER!!
Designer Series Paper 15% OFF all of June!!
Stargazing Suite #161189
Nesting dies create lots of varied frames! These blue hue papers are a HIT. Blue is BACK in fashion!! This is an inspirational collection of very pretty products!
Countryside Inn Suite #161474
Milestone Birthdays demand extra special cards!! Putting a number on a Birthday card elevates your message. Alphabet a la Mode Dies #160750 are perfect with 52 dies of letters and numbers. These numbers were die cut from the Soft Shimmer 12 X 12" Paper Combo Pack #161750.
This card is happy Berry Burst color!! The envelope flap and card accent layers are Glorious Gingham 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #163170.
This is the original card created with Inked & Tiled Bundle #161168. It uses the punch from the bundle for the sentiment. Simply change the sentiment to a number!
Birthday are special, so make MILESTONE Birthday EXTRA SPECIAL!!
Such an easy suite to use! Punch and Play with the duo punch pack! Inexact botanical prints and sweet coordinating papers! This is a FUNNY and versatile suite!! Watch for more posts with this brand new collection!!
Inked Botanicals Suite #161172
Mail your best friend a CHEERFUL greeting! This is Timeless Arrangements Bundle #161526 that contains 20 sentiments to mix and match!
Look closely and notice the cute tiny "x's" on the white die cut layer. What a SWEET detail!!
These happy colors are Berry Burst and Shaded Spruce, accented with Basic White.
There is a surprise inside!! This is the NEW Moody Mauve color combined with the Fresh as a Daisy Suite #161301!
SURPRISE! It's an explosion card sure to make the receiver SMILE!! The white circle is a place to handwrite your message! The "explosion" was created with the Fresh as a Daisy 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161289.
This fun, versatile Daisy Suite would be a delightful addition to YOUR stamp stash!!
Tomorrow, May 2nd, the EXCITING, NEW 2023-2024 Annual Catalog STARTS!! I JUST LOVE NEW PRODUCTS!!! This extremely versatile Circle Sayings Bundle with 2-3/8" Circle Punch #161355 is going to get lots of use by ME!! The fun paper is Brights 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161643.
Did you notice?? I cut 3" off the front of the card and replaced it with a piece of the designer paper cut 4 X 5-1/4". This shows off BOTH sides of the designer paper!! This color is Melon Mambo.
2023-2024 Annual Catalog starts TOMORROW, 5/2/2023!!
This lovely gold foil die cut and embossed shell makes a wonderful focal point!! It's die cut with Seaside Seashells Dies #156095 and embossed with Seashells 3D Embossing Folder #154309.
The By The Bay 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #160434 compliments the shell PERFECTLY!! The sentiments are from Friends are Like Seashells #158203.
For this fancy fold card, simply cut 1-1/4" off the right front edge. This gives a place to show more designer paper!
Last Chance List ENDS May 1st.
Butterfly Brilliance Stamp #155092
Brilliant Wings Dies #155523
Both of these retire May 1, 2023
So sorry to see this lovely Art Gallery Stamp Set #158201 and Floral Gallery Dies #154316 retire on May 1st! The Stamparatus #146276, positioning tool, is also retiring.
Goodbye sweet friend!! I will miss you!! Celebrate Sunflower Stamp Set #152517 & Sunflowers Dies #152704 will retire May 1st.
Here is a class hit from my recent Mail for Males Cards Class!! Brewed for You Bundle #159093 is PERFECT for the guys in your life!!
And surprise! This is an Easel Fancy Fold Card! Cut base card stock 11 X 4-1/4", and score at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4". SIMPLE. Add a "stop" for the front edge to rest against and make sure to "dimensionalize" it!
Inside is a great sentiment!!
Add Wink of Stella glitter pen #141897 to the beer foam, just for FUN!!
Michelle Miller, friend and team member, is my guest creator today. This cool card uses the Like an Animal 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #160841. Look closely, and see the 1-1/2" Metallic Mesh Ribbon #153550.
These great sentiments are Kind & Sincere Stamp Set #160739 from the Spring Mini Catalog. Thanks for sharing this great card, Michelle!
SHARI BALL of Illinois
I offered my demonstrator Team, North Star Stampers, a random chance to win a product gift certificate from me. If they sent me a fancy fold birthday card, their name would go into a random drawing. Shari Ball, my direct Team member from Illinois won the drawing and has a Gift Certificate to ENJOY!! CONGRATS, to SHARI, who has been a demonstrator since 2004!!
Shari's floral card is an interlocking gate fold. Thanks to all Team members that entered!! I sure enjoyed getting your cards!! Hurray for handmade cards!!