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Gorgeous Leaves Bundle #158609

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I'm sharing another class favorite today, Gorgeous Leaves Bundle #158609 in a Gate Fold. The black die cut leaf is so intricate and striking!

 

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The layering papers are Blackberry Beauty 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper #156458 on a base card of Cinnamon Cider.

 

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Easy to understand why this card was a class favorite!!

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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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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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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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Beauty of Friendship Stamp Set #stampinup

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One of my favorite easy fancy folds is this TAB CARD! It's fast and impressive! Cut your standard portrait card. Then cut 1 inch off the front right side. Use this 1 inch strip to create the TAB. Score the strip at about 1 inch from the end to attach behind the card.

 

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This TAB will swing to the right so you can access the card. I bet you can think of lots of way to embellish the TAB!!

 

20210628_095919 This stamp set is the lovely Beauty of Friendship #154983 that I will use often during the holiday season! The colors are Soft Suede, Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen.

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NEW In Colors part 3

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Evening Evergreen and Soft Succulent are NEW In Colors PERFECT for masculine cards!! These colors will be available May 4, 2021 when the new Annual Catalog begins. Check out these great guy cards created with the Handsomely Suited Bundle #156240!!

 

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Father's Day is coming soon. This stamp set also includes a birthday sentiment.

 

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The Essential Tag Punch #153607 creates a perfectly proportioned short sleeve for these casual shirts. 

 

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Cut the shirt body 4-1/4" X 3-1/2".  GET THIS HANDSOMELY SUITED BUNDLE BY MAY 3, 2021 TO RECEIVE THE 10% BUNDLED PRICE. These products will appear in the next Annual Catalog, but without the bundle discount!!

 

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Handsomely Suited Bundle by #Stampinup

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TIES FOR GUYS! Here a quick card for the men in your life! We must not forget them when creating!! This is the masculine Handsomely Suited Bundle w/ dies #156240 and the Well Suited Designer Series Paper #154562 with perfect guy prints!

 

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The sentiment is mounted on the Classic Label Punch #141491 and Tailored Tag Punch #145667. He will love knowing he is the "BEST!" 

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Sale-A-Bration Product Ideas

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Today, I am featuring ideas using the FREE Sale-A-Bration products you may select with your qualifying purchase of $50 or $100 thru Feb. 28, 2021:

Darling Donkeys Stamp Set FREE w/ $50 purchase of ANY products.

Flower & Field 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper FREE w/ $50 purchase of ANY products.

 

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Paper Blooms 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper FREE w/ $50 purchase of ANY products.

 

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Approaching Perfection Stamp Set FREE w/ $50 purchase of ANY products.

Paper Blooms 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper FREE w/ $50 purchase of ANY products.

Sample created by my friend and team member, Karen Kapfer.

 

Blueberries

Berry Blessings Stamp Set AND Berry Delightful 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper FREE w/ $100 purchase of ANY products.

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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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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!!

 


Warm and Toasty by Stampin' Up!

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Michelle Miller, team member and friend, created this CUTE winter birthday card from the holiday stamp set, Warm & Toasty #152615! This reminds me of the Coke Cola Bears!!

 

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This fun fancy fold shows off the designer paper! Base card is 5-1/2 X 11", scored at 3-1/2, and 7-3/4". SO VERY EASY!

 

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Trimming the Town Designer Series Paper #153491

 

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Thanks for sharing your very cute winter birthday card, Michelle! Love it!!

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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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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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So Much Happy Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Here's a SNAPPY new multi-function bundle called So Much Happy Bundle #154076!! It's got so much to LOVE!!

 

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This giant "HAPPY" die just makes you SMILE!! 

 

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These BOLD, vibrant colors in the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper #152495 are a perfect party pairing!! Main colors are Night of Navy and Granny Apple Green. This card spans all ages. 

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Timeless Tropical Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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A GREAT GUY CARD made with Timeless Tropical Stamp Set #151497. Many struggle with masculine card creations. Let the Designer Paper set the theme! It's that simple!

 

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Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper #151252 contains this masculine art of the old "woodie" station wagons! 

 

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This is a simple "Z" fold base card: cut 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 5-1/2 and 8-1/4". Happy Birthday to the MEN!!

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Timeless Tropical Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Masculine "Z" fold that is easy and quick for a guy Birthday! Cut the coordinating Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper #151252 to 5-1/2" X 4". Then cut in half at 2-3/4" and you will have a matching seam on your card front!

 

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The base card is Soft Suede card stock cut to 11" X 4-1/4" and scored at 2-3/4" and 5-1/2". So simple!

 

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This stamp set is Timeless Tropical #151497.

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Toile Christmas Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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I LOVE realistic looking bird, animal and flower stamps!! This handsome Cardinal from Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 is very easy to color with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers! The shading is already in the image!

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The Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper #150432 has been softened with a layer of vellum.

 

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The sentiments in this set have lovely banner dies!

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Ride with Me Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Old "Trucks" are a current decor motif! Ride with Me Stamp Set #149312 is right on trend!! It's so cute and great for "guy cards," too!

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By off setting the sentiment and truck, I suggested "motion!"

 

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I added quick color to the truck with Stampin' Up! Blends alcohol markers and used Wink of Stella #141897 on the truck window.

 

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The background is Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper #150432 in Garden Green. 

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Nature's Beauty Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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$3 of every Nature's Beauty Stamp Set #150528 goes towards Mental Health Organizations! 

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This realistic deer image is stamped in StazOn ink onto Vellum Cardstock #101856. It's colored with Stampin' Up! BLENDS alcohol markers on the backside of the vellum. This gives a soft look. The background is popular Woodland Embossing Folder #139673, inked on the inside before running thru the embossing machine.

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Inside is a simple Happy Birthday for any nature lover! ALL supplies are Stampin' Up! products.

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Toile Christmas Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 makes a VERY handsome Birthday card, too!! This realistic cardinal is stamped in Tuxedo Black Momento ink and colored with Stampin' Up! Real Red Blends Duo alcohol markers!  The results are STUNNING!

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The flannel-look background is Sahara Sand card stock stamped with the Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147797. It achieves a masculine, wintry feel!

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I highly recommend this versatile Toile Christmas Bundle #152367! Try it and you will love it!

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Snow Front by Stampin' Up!

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This a unique use of the scenery stamp set called Snow Front #150483. I featured just one image, the cozy cabin as a focal point!

20190816_100415This could be masculine birthday or Thanksgiving card.

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I call this fancy fold "a card within a card." The base is 6-1/2 X 5-1/2", scored at 4-1/4". The smaller piece is 6-1/2 X 4-1/4", scored at 3-3/4". It's an easy fold and can feature two different designer papers. I used Come to Gather Designer Series Paper #1500454 for a rustic look.

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This Snow Front Stamp Set coordinates with Waterfront Stamp Set #146386 in the Annual Catalog. Mix and Match all the images!! Try it!

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Above the Clouds Bundle

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Soaring thru the sunset! This is a FUN bundle, Above the Clouds Bundle with Punch #151135. The sunset is created with Stampin' Write Markers, using the brush tip to swipe across Whisper White Card Stock. Do not worry about streaks when creating the sunset. The sky has strips of color.

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The base card is Basic Black Card Stock embossed with Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder #149643.

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Let your CREATIVITY soar!! Try it!

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How to Use a Sponge Brayer for Card Making

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Sponge Brayers #141714 add fast, FUN COLOR to your card making!! Load the brayer with ink by rolling in ONE DIRECTION across your ink pad. These bright, happy colors are Mango Melody and Poppy Parade. Next roll across your Whisper White Card Stock by starting OFF the edge and ENDING off the end. BLENDING is so easy by simply rolling over one color with another color. Two handles and FOUR sponges come in a set. Just squish under running tap water to clean and air dry.

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What a brilliant sunset you can create with this nifty little tool!! This is ABOVE the CLOUDS Stamp Set #149404. You can also purchase it bundled with a Hot Air Balloon PUNCH and $AVE 10%! Be sure to catch my NEXT post to see what else this handy little sponge brayer created!! TRY IT!

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How to make a Double Z Fold Card

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This fancy fold is called a Double Z. You can see the two Zs. The Whisper White base card is 11 X 4-1/4" scored at 2-3/4" and 5-1/2". The Poppy Parade inset card is 8-1/4" X  3-1/4" scored at 2-3/4" and 5-1/2".  TIP: make sure you put your adhesive on only the outside half of the Poppy Parade front fold.

 

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A friend is having an 80th Birthday on July 4th! Isn't this the perfect design and colors? Poppy Parade, Blueberry Bushel, White.

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This is the NEW Family Party Stamp Set #149379 containing numbers and family names! Perfect for every Birthday! TRY IT!

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Friend Like You Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Today's card is for a man or nature lover! The NEW Friend Like You Bundle #151084 has outdoorsy images and dies. I paired it with the NEW Heirloom Frames Dies #152325 and Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder #152320.

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The colors are Soft Suede and NEW Terracotta Tile. No fussies on this card!

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I really like this card for a Man's Birthday. Try it!

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Love You To Pieces by Stampin' Up!

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The LOVE YOU TO PIECES BUNDLE #148396 equals "uniqueness!" It's a great Valentines stamp set, but also perfect for sharing love year around! I used the Big Shot Embossing Mat #146327 to emboss the striped background with texture!

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Love these happy colors of Blueberry Bushel and Mango Melody!!

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The sentiments are cleverly "puzzle related!"

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$AVE 10% now by purchasing this BUNDLE of stamps and dies!! These items are in the next catalog, BUT NOT BUNDLE with the 10% savings.

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Jar of Love Stamp Set

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Summer is coming!! Jar of Love Stamp Set #141587 is FILLED with possibilities! There are 37 images to fill the jar! 

Jar of Love $27

Jar of Love  also has coordinating dies called Everyday Jars Framelits Dies #141490.

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I colored the firefly bodies yellow and added Wink of Stella glitter #141897. With a very dry dauber and yellow ink, I added a "glow."

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Love this sentiment from the same stamp set! Try it!

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Happy Tails Bundle

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Calling all dog lovers!! Happy Tails Bundle with punch #150631 is ADORABLE!! You can create many different breeds. To make this dog look like my Maxie, I elongated the ear by using the largest "spot" in the images. Here is our Maxie-

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He is definitely Cajun Craze color!

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I stamped the dog house on Wood Textures 6X6" Designer Series Paper #144177. If you love dogs, this bundle is for YOU!!

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Foxy Friends Valentine

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A little gray fox is bring Valentine Wishes! Poppy Parade and Basic Gray are a perfect color combo for this foxy message!

20190114_092241The NEW Rectangle Stitched Framelits #148551 focus the eye right to the adorable fox, which was created with the Fox Builder Punch #141470!! The coordinating Stamp Set is FOXY FRIENDS #141549 and makes lot of different critters!

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Home to Roost

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These Notecards #131527 are FUN to create!! Simply scribble horizontally using the side of the broad tip of Stampin' Write Markers on GLOSSY cardstock!! BLEND sky colors by overlapping. Do not blend the green "earth." TIP: turn your glossy cardstock upside down to cut which will reduce oily fingerprints that interfere with coloring.

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The marker dries quickly. Stamp your silhouette image in STAZ-ON Jet Black Ink #101406. Let dry. 

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Use a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker to color in the Rooster which is an open image. This Home to Roost stamp set is a FREE Sale-A-Bration Promo item with a $50 purchase (usa.) PLAY with different colors!! My next post will have a similar idea for you to try!

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