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Meandering Meadows #162735

Meandering Meadows #162735

Get lost in MONET-LIKE scenery! This Meandering Meadows 6X6" Designer Series Paper #162735 demands center stage! Simply frame it and add a sentiment for a lovely card!

 

#162735 Meandering Meadow

This is the Scalloped Contours Dies #155560 and Balmy Blue Textured 12X12" Shimmer Paper #160838. The base card is Night of Navy color. 

 

Meandering Meadows 6X6 Designer Series Paper

Here is another card created with the same products that has a totally different feeling. These scenic designer papers are so versatile!! Meandering Meadows #162735 is an Online Exclusive.

 

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Favorite Sale-A-Bration Item

Flight & Airy 12 X 12 Designer Series Paper

So far, Flight & Airy 12X12" Designer Series Paper #162977 has been the MOST selected free Sale-A-Bration item from my customers! You can see why! It's lovely, springy and versatile!!

 

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This is a recent class project. These are 2X2" Designer Paper squares, layered on top of basic white card stock embossed with Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder #156392.

 

#162977 Sale-A-Bration free item

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Meandering Meadows #162735

When you are shopping in my online store, be sure to check the ONLINE EXCLUSIVES!! They are not in any catalog, and I don't want you to miss them. This is the LOVELY, relaxing Meandering Meadows 6X6" Design Series Paper #162735. It has beautiful Monet-like scenes.

 

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There is no sentiment in this card... yet. It would make a quiet sympathy card or an encouraging get well greeting. The scenes are so easy to use and create quick, easy cards.

 

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Magical Meadow #162134

Magical Meadow by Stampin' Up!

Magical Meadow Stamp Set #162134 can create great masculine cards!! This grouping of conifers in positive and negative is very unique!

 

Magical Meadow #162134

These colors are Basic White, Basic Black, Shaded Spruce and a touch of Coastal Cabana. No bows for men, just a touch of wide Natural Ribbon #162192. Attach the ribbon with Tear & Tape #154031.

 

 

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Inside is a sentiment using Biggest Wish Stamp Set #155052.

 

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Winter Meadow 12X12" Designer Series Paper

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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.

 

Winter Meadow 12X12 Designer Series Paper

The Blackberry Bliss frame is cut with the online exclusive, Radiating Stitches Dies #161595. The base card is Smoky Slate, a very useful neutral. 

 

 

Joy to You #162090

Inside is a large, easy to read sentiment from Joy to You Stamp Set #162090.

 

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Aspen Trees Dies by Stampin' Up!

Apsen Tree Dies #159798

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.

 

Kindest Expressions Stamp Set #161415

 

The sentiment is from Kindest Expressions Stamp Set #161415.

 

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Inside the card, you see the pretty geometric foil design on the backside of the All About Autumn paper.

 

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 Try this peaceful design.


All About Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper

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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. 

 

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This is the Fractured Card Technique - so clever!

 

All about Autumn 6X6 by Stampin' Up!

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!!


All About Autumn Bundle and So Sincere Stamp Set

Autumn Leaves Bundle by Stampin' UP!

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.

 

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The All About Autumn 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178 has geometric foil designs on one side and Fall images on the other.

 

#162186 Autumn Leaves Bundle

This would be a perfect Birthday card for a man! Have you felt the season changing?

 

 

 

 


Autumn Leaves Bundle #162186

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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!

 

Autumn Leaves Bundle

The black base card really POPS this lovely leaf! The Distressed Tile 3D Embossing Folder #162189 adds wonderful texture!

 

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This fall color pallet is Very Vanilla, Copper Clay and Basic Black.

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Season of Chic #158810

Season of Chic #158810

Autumn is coming! Season of Chic Stamp Set #158810 has stamp images for all four seasons! Here is an easy, quick, colorful Fall design! The inks used are Real Red, Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Early Espresso. The TIPPED framing gives the suggestion of motion for falling leaves.

 

#158810

INSIDE

 

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The leaves on the envelope flap are created with the Online Exclusive, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder #159847.

 

Season of Chic by Stampin' Up!

Get ready for a colorful Autumn with this year-a-round stamp set, Season of Chic! Coordinating dies are available: Chic Dies #158815

 

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Tropical Leaf Bundle #stampinup

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Tropical Leaves are so colorful and interesting! Now we have Tropical Leaf Bundle with Punch #161249, as an Online Exclusive! That means this bundle is NOT in a publication, just at my Online Store.

 

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These are handy Notecards with Envelopes #159232! The tropical leaves are stamped in Blushing Bride and Petal Pink colors, with a Real Red veining.

 

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What great little notes to have on hand all the time! Check out this, and more Online Exclusives in my Online Store NOW!

 

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Pretty Prints 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper

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This card was a recent class favorite! This gorgeous paper is Pretty Prints 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159245 which coordinates with the Sun Prints Suite in the Annual Catalog on pages 90-91. The coordinating card stock I used is Soft Succulent.

 

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Inside. The designer paper that creates the card front is cut 4 X 5-1/4". This fancy fold shows off both sides of the designer paper.

 

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The sentiment, die cut, and embossing folder on the envelope flap, are from the coordinating Sun Prints Suite of products #158805! So pretty and so versatile!!

 

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Thanks a Bunch #160816

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Never fear, gardeners! Spring will come! These colorful carrots are a FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp set with a $50 purchase (USA.) They make a fun "thanks a bunch" card!

 

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This is a two step stamp set so you get great details!! It's layered onto Dandy Designs 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper with 48 double-sided sheets, which is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item with a $100 purchase (USA.) This paper pack contains wonderful colors for Spring and Easter creating! Sale-A-Bration is the VERY BEST time to stock up on your creating essentials and earn FREE items from the S-A-B Flyer!!

 

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Sweet Songbirds for Autumn

Sweet Songbirds

The Autumn color palette adds an entirely different look to your favorite stamp sets, like this adorable Sweet Songbirds Bundle with Punch #158727. Colors: Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Sweet Sorbet and Basic White. Wink of Stella Glitter #141897 has been added to the musical notes!

 

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This fancy fold is called "A Card in a Card." Base Card: 6-1/4 X 5-1/2", scored at 2". Inside Card: 6/1/2 X 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4". You can vary the inside card measurement if necessary for your image.

 

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The Glitter Washi Tape #159973 from the July-Dec. Holiday Mini Catalog adds a sparkle to the inside!

 

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Did you noticed the Stitched Greenery Die #155451 background that repeats the leaf stamp images?? Send a cheery Songbird card!!

 

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Handy Kraft Note Cards and Envelopes

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Do you ever need a quick card? These Kraft Note Cards and Envelope WITH COORDINATING BOX #159247 are so handy and basic! The note cards are mailable size in the USA. The box offers a gift option! 

 

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The Sale-A-Bration Rings of Love 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper is cut to 3-1/2 X 2-1/2". Just add a sentiment! QUICK!

 

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Sale-A-Bration Card Idea

Aspen Tree Dies

Aren't these cards soft and sweet? It's a perfect pairing of two Sale-A-Bration free items: Aspen Tree Dies and Silver & Gold 6X6" Designer Series Paper. The background is lightly sponged using the Blending Brushes #153611 with Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo and Gorgeous Grape ink pads. 

 

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This sentiment is simply laid across the card and attached with dimensionals. Easy!

 

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This sentiment is tucked under the oval edge of the die cut for a different look.

 

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Aspen Tree Dies are FREE

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That's correct! Aspen Tree Dies have been added as a FREE Sale-A-Bration item with a $100 purchase! When redeeming, use the promo item number 163102. Trees are versatile for ALL seasons and reasons!! 

 

Aspen Tree Dies

The coordinating stamp set is Perched in a Tree #159791. The fluffed out little bird is sooo cute!! This one is colored with Stampin' Up! Blends.

 

Aspen Tree Dies

This stamp set and FREE dies with purchase are a great addition to your stamps because trees create cards for MEN, too. Sale-A-Bration Promo ENDS August 31st so don't delay your purchase!

 

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Team Gathering for 2022

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 My North Star Stampers from the Midwest area, recently met for TEAM TIME!! We had  recognitions, a great swap and lots of fun demonstrations!! There is 211 years of demonstrator experience in this picture!! Thank you all for coming! It was a pleasure to spend the afternoon together!! (I'm not in the picture, b/c I was taking it.)

Our swap winner, by popular vote, was Dena Rasmussen who created the lovely card below! Congrats, Dena!

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Perched in a Tree Bundle #159799

Distressed Gold 12 X12" Specialty Paper

Texture Chic 12 X 12" Specialty Paper


Soft Seedlings #159905

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Maple Trees are so colorful in Autumn! I just could not resist this Soft Seedlings Stamp Set #159905. The sponged background is created with the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks #159178 using Blending Brushes #153611.

 

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Colors used: background is So Saffron, Leaf is Crushed Curry, Real Red, and Old Olive. The layers are not mounted straight so they give the feeling of motion!

 

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Add this Soft Seedlings Stamp Set to your collection - it's lovely & realistic.

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Perched in a Tree Bundle #159799

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Look at this cute, plump little bird! This Perched in a Tree Bundle #159799 took my eye!! He is stamped on Shimmery White card stock #101910 and colored with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers.

 

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Click this picture to enlarge it and see the Leaf Fall 3D Embossing Folder #159847, a perfect pairing for these birch trees! This is a lovely fall and winter bundle!

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Dots and Spots Die #159164

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Combining old and new gives you FRESH results!! This is the new VERY versatile Dots & Spots Dies #159164. So fun to  have a snappy back ground for my favorite Ladybug Builder Punch #157698!

 

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This is the happy new Tahitian Tide In Color!! 

 

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This is a GREAT flat ribbon treatment for mailing! Plus, I colored the gingham with the new Tahitian Tide BLENDS alcohol marker! Let it dry a minute and viola - perfectly coordinated  gingham ribbon! Try it!!

 

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The bug wings are punched from the new In Color 6X6" Glimmer Paper #159246.

 

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Nature's Prints Bundle #158801

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My favorite NEW In Color is Orchid Oasis!! It's so snappy when paired with black and white!! Nature's Prints Bundle #158801 is a gorgeous collection of varied foliage and sweet, useful sentiments. 

 

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The black and white paper is Perfectly Penciled 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159244.

 

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This pretty, curvy label is included in this bundle! I LOVE playing with new products!! Good thing I'm a demonstrator! Come join my Team this month and get $66.50 in FREE In Color products with your customized Starter Kit! Ask me: [email protected]

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Honeybee Home Bundle #stampinup

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This is a VERY SPECIAL card I recently received from a long time friend, Jodie! Stampin' Up! brought us together and has kept us together.  Gosh, I think it has been close to 25 years ago when Jodie was a Stampin' Up! hostess for me, then a team member, then an online club member. WOW! Time flies!

 

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This is a sweet and springy card that Jodie created using Honeybee Home Bundle #157952 paired with the Hive 3D Embossing Folder #157955. I love the Wink of Stella #141897 shimmer on the honeybees!

 

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I sincerely hope paper crafting has brought you strong and lasting friendships!!


Good Fortune Dies #stampinup

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These sweet, simple note cards make up in a flash using specialty papers!! These lovely Gingko Leaves are the Good Fortune Dies #157662 on page 24 of the Spring Mini Catalog. (Also available bundled as the Crane of Fortune Bundle #157663.) Be sure to use Adhesive Sheets #152334 for easy, clean application of these thin dies.

 

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This note card features the Blue Foils 12 X 12" Specialty Paper #159983, an early release in the Waves of the Ocean Collection.

 

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This glimmery paper is Supple Shimmer 12 X 12" Specialty Paper #158068 on page 67 of the Spring Mini Catalog. Basic White Note Cards with Envelopes are #159232. 

 

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Honeybee Home Bundle #stampinup

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Honeybees are IMPORTANT! These bees from the Honeybee Home Bundle #157952 from the Spring Mini page 61, are heat embossed in Gold!

 

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The Hive 3D Embossing Folder #157955 from the Spring Mini on page 59 is so realistic. It is perfect to pair with this lovely stamp set!

 

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Easter Friends #stampinup

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This sweet lop-eared bunny stole my heart! He makes me smile, and I will definitely use this stamp image for Easter, Baby, Spring and Birthday cards!! This Easter Friends Stamp Set #157737 is from the Stampin' Up! Spring Mini Catalog on page 27. The fancy fold card is called a PANEL CARD and great for featuring an image you love! Cut the base card 8-1/2 X 5-1/2". Then score each side at 2" and 3-1/8". SIMPLE! The springy Daffodil Afternoon 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item with a $50 purchase this month!

 

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This adorable bunny is colored with Smoky Slate Blends Markers by Stampin' Up! Did you see the tiny butterflies? They are the Brushed Brass Butterflies #158136 from the Spring Mini Catalog on page 15. They are nice and FLAT for mailing! LOVE THEM!!

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Hello Ladybug Bundle

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For the little boys!! The Hello Ladybug Bundle #157699 creates MORE than the traditional happy "ladybug!!" Any little boy would love this BUGGY birthday card!!

 

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Try crazy colors! These little bugs are black with Granny Apple Green colored wings. The wings are dry embossed with the Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder #150646.

 

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Kids would LOVE to help you create FUN bugs for cards!! SO VERSATILE!!

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Harvest Dies #stampinup

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Layered dies and bright, happy colors make this a very unique design! These are the Harvest Dies #156504 and they also have a bundled option with  7 cling stamps #156813. (I cased this card, but do not have the creator's name. If it is your's, please let me know and I'll gladly give you credit.)

 

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Colors are Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Blushing Bride and a POP of Silver Foil!

 

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Always use the handy Adhesive Sheets #152334 when die cutting thin dies. The application will be CLEAN and FAST! NO oozy glue.

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Christmas Season Bundle #156801

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Such a CLASSIC, TRADITIONAL collection of wintery stamp images: Christmas Season Bundle with Dies #156801 can be used all winter!

 

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This pretty Painted Christmas 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #156292 reflects the images of the stamps.

 

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Try this easy Fancy Fold: the Evening Evergreen cardstock is cut 3 x 5-3/4", scored at 2-3/4".  Fold and mount onto the lower portion of a standard 4-1/4 X 5-1/2" base!

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Gorgeous Leaves Bundle #158609

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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.

 

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The background is embossed with the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder #156505 on Shimmery White Card Stock #101910.

 

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Autumn has arrived! 

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Celebrate Sunflowers #152517

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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!

 

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The Sunflower is Merry Merlot color, accented with Gold Foil #132622. The Cork Specialty Paper #156393 adds a wonderful woodsy texture!

 

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Such a beautiful autumn classic!

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Gorgeous Leaves Stamp Set #stampinup

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

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When you make your own designer paper, you can customize the season or occasion, colors, and images! TRY IT!!

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Christmas Season Stamp Set and VIDEO

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Christmas Season Stamp Set #156293 is so versatile it creates winter Birthday Cards!! This is a simple masking technique. Please watch the short video posted below.

 

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It creates easy thank you cards, too. This is the same masking technique as in the video.

 

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This card has the holly images and Wink of Stella on the berries.

 

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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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Gorgeous Leaves Stamp Set #stampinup

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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.

 

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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!

 

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Start stamping for Fall! It's just around the corner!

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Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper #stampinup

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This tree and leaf themed Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper #155841 is 15% OFF this month, so it's only $9.78!

 

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The Stitched Leaves Dies #153567 pairs perfectly with this pretty designer paper!! I love the stitched detail in the leaves!!

 

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It's NOT too early to think about stamping for AUTUMN!!

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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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Stitched Leaves Dies #stampinup

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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.

 

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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!

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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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NEW In Colors part 2

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The NEW In Colors, coming May 4th, create a gorgeous blended background: Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, and Fresh Freesia! I used Sponge Daubers #133773 to collect ink from the ink pads and scrub color onto Basic White Card Stock, overlapping colors to blend them.

 

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For a silhouette, I chose the lovely fern image from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set #151490.

 

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The black scalloped frame is from the Scalloped Contour Dies #155560, available May 4th in the NEW Annual Catalog! If you would like to purchase stamping supplies through me, I'd be happy to mail you a FREE 2021-22 Annual Catalog. (USA only) Just email me: [email protected]

 

 


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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