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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!! 

 

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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.

 

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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: NancyFerb50@gmail.com

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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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Sale-A-Bration ENDS Feb. 28th!!! Order NOW to select free items with qualifying orders!

 

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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: NancyFerb50@gmail.com

 

 


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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Last Chance List


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.

 

In color dsp

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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My Meadow Stamp Set by #Stampinup

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THINK SPRING!! Stamp up some garden images while you wait for the snow to melt! My Meadow Stamp Set #151650 has the outdoor and garden images to create endless scenes.

 

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The adorable floral envelope flap was created with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper #155223, a FREE SALE-A-Bration item with $50 purchase (in US) till Feb. 28, 2021. DIG INTO SPRING!

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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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Sunrise with Life is Beautiful Stamp Set

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You must try this STRIKING, eye-catching sunrise/sunset technique!! It's actually easy using my tips! Use the Life is Beautiful Stamp Set #154871 from the August - December Holiday Catalog.

 

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Selecting colors is very important! This is a list of these colors in order: Sunrise 20200909_151025
Use SHIMMERY WHITE CARD STOCK #101910, for it's finish. Collect the ink from the ink pad using a SPONGE DAUBER #133773. Saturate the card stock by scrubbing with the inked daubers all the way across the card stock. Blend the sky colors where they meet. Do not blend the green for the earth. Trim and add the little trimmed strip to the inside of the card for color.

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For interest, BEND the photopolymer tree image and mount to block. Stamp images in Tuxedo Black Momento ink pad #132708. Mount onto basic Black Card Stock. Impress yourself!! 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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Loyal Leaves Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!


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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!! Olive Peacock

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These two rectangles are the SAME size. Simply off set them for an interesting layer!

 

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Here is a totally different look in brown hues. Look how the 2020-2022 In Color 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper #153070 shows thru the skeletal leaves! Cinnamon Espresso 20200812_153006

The sentiment is layered using the Lovely Layers Pick a Punch #152883. Remember to stamp for the men, too!!

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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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Customize your gift giving

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I personalized a gift for my granddaughter, Lily!! I coordinated the card image to the fabric print!! The card is made with the versatile Beautiful Day Stamp Set #151257!!

 

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Next, I added "Butterfly Confetti" made w/ the Butterfly Duet Punch #148523. I included a pre-addressed, pre-stamped blank card and asked Lily to "make me a butterfly card!" She loves crafts! This was such a fun project to create, and I bet it will deliver SMILES!!

 

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This card was colored with Stampin' Up! Blends: Highland Heather Combo and Lovely Lipstick Combo. I added Wink of Stella glitter pen on the wings for SPARKLE! 

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