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Nature's Harvest Bundle #stampinup

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Some of the MOST important cards I send are sympathy cards. Today, I replenished my supply. The Nature's Harvest Bundle #156813 is so versatile! I love the sentiment.

 

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The background is Crumb Cake card stock embossed with Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder #156505. Then I lightly brushed the card stock with a Sahara Sand ink pad - direct to paper. 

 

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Reflected in Nature Stamp Set #stampinup

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Winter in the wilderness! Look at the DETAIL in this image from Reflected in Nature Stamp Set #156437! Any nature lover would enjoy receiving this card.

 

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This is an easy but impressive TAB CARD format. Cut 1" off the right front edge and use it for the horizontal "TAB." Attach it to the back of the card and fold over the front. So easy!

 

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The Cork 12 X 12" Specialty Paper #156393 is perfect for a nature card! 

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Macrame 3D Embossing Folder 2 #stampinup

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Today's post uses the same Macrame 3D Embossing Folder #155435 as my last post. Scroll down to read the SECRET of the embossing folder. This card adds a masculine feel with Pine Trees!

 

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The Evergreen Border Punch #153603 is great for guy cards and holiday cards!

 

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These colors are Crumb Cake Card Stock and Crumb Cake ink for the embossing folder. The deep green is the NEW In Color: Evening Evergreen. 

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Macrame 3D Embossing Folder #stampinup

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Macrame is BACK!! What is Macrame? It's KNOTS made decorative. This Macrame 3D Embossing Folder #155435 creates MAXIMUM texture! WOW!! Here is the secret:

 

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Apply ink to the inside of the LOGO side of the embossing folder. Tap the ink pad flat on the texture.  Carefully place your card stock on the inked side, close the folder and emboss. The ink will ACCENTUATE the details!!

 

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The base card is Sahara Sand with an layer of Misty Moonlight. The ink for the embossing folder is Sahara Sand.

 

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Stamparatus #stampinup

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Need PERFECT alignment?? The Stamparatus #146276 is a FUN stamp positioning tool that acts like a little printing press. Check out the precise placement on these adorable Note Cards #159232!

 

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These Note Cards were stamped, then embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder #152718.

 

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Play with fun, happy color combos like Gorgeous Grape and Granny Apple Green!

 

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Life is FUN with a STAMPARATUS!! Try it!

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Stamparatus #stampinup

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I had fun with my friend and team member, Helen, playing with the STAMPARATUS #146276!!  The "Ratus" is a stamp positioning tool that does AMAZING layouts!! These cards are the basic "hinge step technique." 

 

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This is a Notecard in Mango Melody and Polished Pink. The sentiment is PERFECTLY aligned by the "Ratus!" After stamping the sentiment layer was embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder #152718.

 

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These FUN colors are Bermuda Bay and Gorgeous Grape.

 

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These SNAPPY Notecards #159232 were fun and fast!! Try it!

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Garden Birdhouses by Stampin' Up!

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Hey BIRDWATCHERS! Check out this very cute Garden Birdhouses Stamp Set #155090!

 

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The BARK 3D Embossing Folder #155431 is a perfect mate for the Birdhouses or any nature themed cards. The base card color is Cinnamon Cider.

 

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These cards were colored with Stampin' Blends. See this sweet stamp set on page 107.

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Color & Contour Bundle #stampinup

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Color & Contour Stamp Set #154994 is perfect for the COLOR BLOCKING Technique. Cut Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, and Polished Pink card stocks 3/4" X 4". Attach these to a base of Basic White card stock, then stamp your image. It's easy! 

 

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If you do not like to "color in" images, this is a great way to add color quickly.

 

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Try this technique!!

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Color & Contour Bundle #stampinup

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Meet the lovely Pale Papaya, a brand new 2021-23 In Color! This is the stylized Color & Contour Bundle with dies #158356.

 

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This snappy zig-zag die, is the Basic Borders Dies #155558. It adds motion to the card and envelope flap!! The simple flower is colored with the new Pale Papaya and Evening Evergreen Blends.

 

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There are so many pretty, fun new products in the brand new 2021-22 Annual Catalog!! If you would like to order through me, simply request a catalog: NancyFerb50@gmail.com I'll be happy to mail you a FREE catalog. USA only.

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Sand and Sea Suite by #stampinup

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Don't you love this sentiment? This is the beachy Sand & Sea Suite #155980. The Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper #154288 is LOVELY!! Grab it before it retires!

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To create this Fancy Fold: cut base 10-3/4 x 4-1/4", then score at 3" and 7". SIMPLE! I like how it shows off three designer papers!

 

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I have collected SO MANY wonderful friends on my STAMPING Journey! I hope you have, also!

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Pretty Perennials Bundle by #Stampin' Up!

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Guest Stamper today is my demonstrator friend, Pennie McCallum! She created this lovely Birthday card using the SOON TO BE RETIRED Pretty Perenial Bundle #156234 and Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper #154280.

 

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This Love You ALways Foil #154286 overlay is so striking! Such a pretty blossom!

 

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Timeless Tulips Bundle by #stampinup

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Tulips announce SPRING!! The Timeless Tulips Bundle with PUNCH #153793 makes wonderful spring cards with sentiments for Birthdays, Mother's Day, Easter, Get Well, Sympathy and Hello! 

 

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This is a simple "Z" Fold. Cut base card 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2".

 

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Purple Posy, Highland Heather, and So Saffron colors say EASTER! Hurray for Spring and Easter! Enjoy the tulips!

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Departing In Colors plus Spring Card

In colors

The 2019-2021 In Colors depart on May 3, 2021! BE sure you have stocked up on your REINKERS, cardstock, markers, & embellishments if you bought these colors. Reinkers are the first to sell out - don't risk loosing out! See page 143 of the Annual Catalog.

 

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In Color 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper, order #153071.

 

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Nature's Beauty Stamp Set #150528 creates a sweet Spring/Easter card! The light color is Purple Posy card stock, also a retiring In Color. There is no Purple Posy ink pad.

 

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I stamped the rabbit and masked it,  then stamped the bushes. The rabbit is colored with Stampin' Blends.

 

 

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Art Gallery Bundle by #Stampinup

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This is a fancy fold EASEL CARD! GREAT for display. Cut base 4-1/4 X 11", scored at 5-1/2" and 2-3/4". The Basic White floral layer is 3-1/4 X 3-3/4". 

 

 

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The easel "STOP" can be a sentiment or small image that is DIMENSIONALIZED. Place front lower edge of card against this stop. Folds totally flat for mailing.

 

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This card features  the Art Gallery Bundle w/ dies #156227, and Love You Always Foil #154286 embossed with the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder #154317.

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Base card is Flirty Flamingo. Inks: Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow.

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Pretty Perennials Bundle by #Stampin' Up!

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Nothing is more FUN than a mess of paper FLOWER PARTS!! Pretty Perennials Bundle #156234 has 21 stamp images and 23 dies! WOW! LOTS of flower parts to spark your creativity! The flower is stamped in Terracotta Tile ink.

 

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What is better than a BIG "HAPPY" sentiment...nothing!!

 

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The white backgound layer is embossed with Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder #154317! I added a splatter of Terracotta Tile Stampin' Write marker.

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Circle Celebration by #Stampin' Up!

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This is an over looked GEM in the Spring Mini Catalog! It's Circle Celebration Stamp Set #154440.

 

 

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I love Gorgeous Grape and Bermuda Bay colors together - it's TRENDY!! The background is the NEW Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder #154317 for lots of texture!!

 

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Have some FUN with circle!!

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Well Suited goes Casual

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Casual time using the new Well Suite Collection #155983! I LOVE the versatility of these products. I used the Essential Tag Punch #153607 to create the perfectly portioned sleeves!!

 

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The PERFECT short sleeve for this casual golf shirt!!

 

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Check out the details: stitched pocket, placket and buttons, and textured collar! The collar was embossed using the Wrapped in Texture Embossing Folders from the Holiday Catalog.

 

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This collection has the BEST masuline paper - Well Suited Designer Series Paper #154562.

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Sand and Sea Suite Sneak Peek

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The Sand and Sea Suite #155980 creates AMAZING card designs! WOW, love these beachy images!! Colors:  Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand, Whisper White.

 

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This collection has LOVELY Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper #154288! The Opal Rounds Embellishments #154289 look like water droplets! I'll be showing you lots of card ideas with this coastal collection!! AVAILABLE Jan. 5, 2021.


Well Suited Suite Sneak Peek

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 Jan. - June Spring Mini Catalog SNEAK PEEKS start today!! The Mini Catalog starts Jan. 5, 2021. GET READY!!

Well Suited Suite Collection #155983 is an AWESOME group of products for masculine cards!! From suits to golf shirts it makes GREAT GUY CARDS!!

 

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The suspenders, tie options, collars, pockets and button dies are all perfect to mix it up for your men!!

 

 

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This golf shirt features one of the masculine Well Suited Designer Series Papers #154562. I used the Essential Tag Punch #153607 to easily create the sleeves on this golf shirt.

 

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"Suit Up" for creative fun for the classic gentleman or casual guy!! AVAILABLE JAN. 5, 2021!!

 


Red Velvet Paper by Stampin' Up!

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It's so touchable, Red Velvet Paper #153490!! Here it is embossed with the Tin Tile 3D Embossing Folder #151801 for even MORE interest!

 

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The sentiment is Wrapped in Christmas #153481 and heat embossed in WHITE. Colors: Real Red, Shaded Spruce and Whisper White.

 

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Red Velvet Paper is GREAT for Valentines, too! Stock now!!

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Curvy Dies and Envelope Pattern

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Michelle Miller, friend and team member, sent me this sweet CURVY Christmas card idea!! So cute!! Michelle used the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492 and the Pine Tree Punch #149521, a perfect pair!

 

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The Curvy Dies #154319 create a snowy winter hill! The base card is Mossy Meadow card stock. Peek inside...

 

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This envelope was created using the Stampin' Up! Trimmer #152392. Here is the A2 Envelope pattern:

 

A2 envelope using Trimmer See my Envelope VIDEO HERE.

 

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How to use Foil Papers

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Foil papers are very impressive, especially when embossed!! This is the Brushed Metallic Cardstock #153524 embossed with the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder #153576! It's a WOW!

 

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Liquid glue shows thru the foil and can leave a ridge on the front side of the foil. I prefer a strong dry adhesive like Tear & Tape #138995 when using foil papers. When using Tear & Tape, apply it and then rub firmly before peeling off the backing. This strong adhesive is a must for using Foil papers, building 3D projects and cards with motion.

 

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This is a simple card with BIG IMPACT because of the Brushed Metallic finish!! Try it!!

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Queen Anne's Lace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Is Queen Anne's Lace a weed or wildflower?? I guess it's both, but  also delicate and lovely! And now it's a stamp set: Queen Anne's Lace #152607 on page 135. Crumb  seaside  moonlight 20200818_071725

I loved this design and color combo so much that I created a BUNCH of cards!! The Dainty Diamonds 3D Embossing #152702 was the perfect background detail!

 

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Click the picture to enlarge and see the Wink of Stella Glitter #141897. It dries FAST and doesn't shed.

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Lovely You Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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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!

 

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These colors give a feel of Autumn, which just around the corner! Terracotta

 

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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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Make it Quick with Memories & More Cards and Envelopes

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INSTANT cards! Did you over look the Flowers for Every Season Memories & More Cards & Envelopes #153101 in the annual catalog? TAMS Color Builder 6 20200715_144016

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.

 

 

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This layer was stamped then embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder #152718 for lots of TEXTURE!

 

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Aren't all these leaves wonderfully detailed! Try this FAST idea using the Memories & More Cards and Envelopes!

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Zany Zebras by Stampin' Up!

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Outrageously CUTE little zebras!! These little critter stole my heart. Zany Zebras #152536 are so HAPPY and PLAYFUL!!

 

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The sentiment is emphasized with a circle of new Rainbow Glimmer Paper #153056!

 

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The three different zebra images are die cut with Stitched Shapes Dies #152323.

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These FUN creatures span generations and genders!!

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So Much Happy Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Don't forget the guys when you stamp! So Much Happy Bundle #154076 is a PERFECT gender neutral collection!!

 

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The bundle is paired with the ever-popular Woodland Embossing Folder #152881 for a masculine, outdoors feel. Lightly ink the inside of the embossing folder before running thru your embossing machine to get the color on the tree trunks.

 

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TAMS Color BuilderMy next post will feature a feminine card with this So Much Happy Bundle!

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To a Wild Rose Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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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!!

 

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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.

 

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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!

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Timeless Tropical Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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So much texture in this card!! The Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder #151503 was inked on the inside under the LOGO before adding Crumb Cake card stock. This method REALLY POPS the design! 20200321_100506

The pineapple top was sponged with Garden Green ink on Garden Green card stock. The Pineapple is Crushed Curry color.

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The Timeless Tropical Bundle #153811 is fun and summery! This is a great friendship or Birthday card!

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Beautiful Day by Stampin' Up!

 

Stamper's Challenge:

Make Cards, Mail Cards

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When I want to color, I grab my Stampin' Up! BLENDS and this Beautiful Day Stamp Set #151257. It's a perfect pairing!

 

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I used Lovely Lipstick Blends Combo and Daffodil Delight Blends Combo on the butterfly. It's cut out and mounted onto Daffodil Delight card stock embossed with Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder #152725, which is very delicate!

 

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Good Morning Magnolia Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Say HELLO to Spring with the lovely Good Morning Magnolia Bundle #151087.

 

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The soft layer is Vellum Cardstock #101856, embossed with the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder #149634. Very SWEET!!

 

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The base card is Petal Pink. The beautiful Magnolia is colored w/ a touch of Stampin' Up! Blends in Petal Pink and assorted greens.

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