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July 2021

Stampin' Up! Color & Contour Pop & Twist for Ava!

Hey there! Last night we went to a surprise 16th birthday party for Ava, our second-oldest granddaughter. I had bought a pretty pair of bracelets for her, but needed a gift box for it, so I decided to make a matching card and box!

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I used the Color & Contour stamps with Scalloped Contours Dies to create this pop & twist card. The colors are Coastal Cabana, Polished Pink, and Daffodil Delight.

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I added a Loose Flower Flourish with a glue dot, and then added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel with a tiny dot of liquid glue.

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The pop & twist fun-fold:

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The sentiment if from Color & Contour.

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Here's a link to a video with the directions to make the pop & twist fun fold:

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I used the same color combo to create the box for the bracelets.

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I cut the tags with two of the Tailor Made Tags dies, then embellished with Polished Pink 3/8" Open Weave Ribbon.

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I used another Loose Flower Flourish and Rhinestone. The sentiment is from Best Year.

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I learned how to make this box from this video by Sam Donald in the UK:

 

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 26-31

 


Stampin' Up! Sweet Ice Cream for Cyndal!

Hey there! Today I have another birthday card I created for one of my grandchildren. I created this fun-fold card for Cyndal's 3rd birthday with the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set and Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch:

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I used a pretty soft-rainbow print from the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper pack, then chose the rest of my card stock and ink colors to coordinate. I love this pack of paper, you can only get it when you have Host Rewards from your order, but it contains 48 sheets, 4 each of 12 double-sided designs, so it is a great value to use your Host Rewards on! I stamped the ice cream with Flirty Flamingo ink, both full-strength, and then a second time with the leftover ink on the stamp. I stamped the cone with Pale Papaya and Crumb Cake. I punched it all with the Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch.

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I stamped the HAPPY repeatedly with the Stamparatus, using the hinge-step technique. Both the bold and the curvy "happy" are from the Biggest Wish stamp set.

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Inside is a fun-fold I don't know the name for. I CASED the fold from a card I received in a swap. It's super easy but so fun!

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Each flap I stamped another ice cream scoop and one of the Sweet Ice Cream sentiments.

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The middle flap is stamped all with Biggest Wish.

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I love that the Sweet Ice Cream set includes the sprinkles stamps!

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Final inside sentiment!

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July 26-31

 


Stampin' Up! Turtle Friends!

Hey there! I'm late posting this morning because my internet was down last night. I tried and tried to get it to come back up, but sometimes you just have to give it up, give it to God, and go to bed, so that's what I did.

I have internet this morning, so before it goes back down I wanted to get this Turtle Friends card posted for you:
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As you probably already know, I try to make a special birthday card for each of my grandchildren. I used the Give It A Whirl Dies to create this card for Oakley's 8th birthday.

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I adhered a print from the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper to a layer of Basic White before cutting with the front layer Give It A Whirl Die.

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I held it all together with a black square brad from the Round & Square Brads pack. The Give It a Whirl Dies even cut the holes to attach the pieces together so everything lines up perfect!

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Such a cute punny sentiment from Turtle Friends!

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It's time to shell-ebrate!

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 21-25


Stampin' Up! Mountain Air!

Hey there! Today I have a birthday card to share with you that I created with the Mountain Air stamp set, Majestic Mountain dies, and the Evergreen Border Punch!

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I used the Double Z-fold for this masculine card.

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I used sentiments from the Best Year stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink.

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I stamped the mountains with both Smoky Slate and Night of Navy ink, and the treeline with Evening Evergreen. I stamped the clouds with stamped-off Smoky Slate, and colored the sky with a Light Balmy Blue Stampin' Blend. I cut out a tree from Evening Evergreen card stock with a Majestic Mountain die.

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Not much room to sign this one, so I will put a Basic White layer on the back.

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 16-20

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Daisy Garden with Cajun Craze!

Hey there! Today I have a couple of fun cards to share with you created with the Daisy Garden stamp set and Many Messages!

I did a modified Spotlighting technique, stamping the Daisy Garden exactly the same on both Very Vanilla and Cajun Craze using the Stamparatus, then cutting them apart and coloring only select pieces.

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After I stamped with Soft Suede, cut the rectangles, and adhered to the Soft Suede card front, I then embossed the entire layer in the Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder.

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I inked the Many Messages stamp with Soft Suede ink, then cut with the Messages die. You can cut out a ton of greetings all at once! I keep the spare greetings inside the stamp box!

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I added Gilded Gems for a bit of sparkle.

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Inside:

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This version I colored one section of daisies with Cajun Craze, Daffodil Delight, and Old Olive Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers.

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I added a bit of Very Vanilla 3/8" Scalloped Trim.

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This card is perfect for almost any occasion!

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Supplies to order:

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 16-20


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day July 25th!

Hey there! Today we are celebrating three July birthdays with a family gathering. We try to get together every month there is a birthday in our family. Right now the only months we have no birthdays are March and June, but I'm sure that will change one of these days!

Today is also Sunday, which means it's Sunday Swap Day here on the blog, so let's get started!

First, Angela Waters used the Color & Contours Bundle with Pattern Party Host Designer Series paper for her swap card:

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Next, Gail Connelly used Daisy garden with Bumblebee Trinkets and Bumblebee 1/4" Gingham Ribbon:

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Becky Sobeck also used Daisy Garden. She colored the flowers & leaves with Stampin' Write Markers before stamping on the Very Vanilla layer:

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Sharon Tong-Robinson used the Hand-Penned Bundle with the Bark 3D embossing folder:

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Rhonda Bassler used the In Symmetry Bundle:

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Another creation by Sharon Tong-Robinson (from a different month's swap) with the Season's Blessings Bundle:

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Order any amount online in July, receive this Card-of-the-Month!

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 11-15


Stampin' Up! Christmas In July Triangle Layers with Tidings & Trimmings!

Hey there! Today I have my final card created for Christmas in July Week! I was flipping through some past creations and ran across a couple of cards I had created with this technique. I'm still not sure what it is called, but you can find my previous creations, with dimensions and tips, HERE and HERE.

The Tidings of Christmas 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper is so pretty, and on sale 15% off right now, so I wanted to create one of my Christmas In July Week cards with one of the pieces. The designer paper is one piece of double-sided Tidings of Christmas, cut on the diagonal in an "X", then two opposite pieces are flipped over before adhering to the card front.

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I used this sentiment from Tidings & Trimmings again, and then added open stars, which are also from the same set. I cut it and the Evening Evergreen mat layer with Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I finished it all with a few Cherry Cobbler Rhinestones and a bow tied from Evening Evergreen 3/8" Chevron Weave Ribbon.

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Inside I stamped the same stars with Evening Evergreen ink, and the Tidings & Trimmings sentiment with Cherry Cobbler ink.

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 6-10


Stampin' Up! Tidings & Trimmings Faux Corner Flip Fold for Christmas In July Week!

Hey there! Today I have another Tidings & Trimmings card to share with you for Christmas In July Week! I created a "Faux Corner Flip Fold" with the Tidings & Trimmings Bundle and Tidings of Christmas 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper.

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I cut out the sentiment from Tidings & Trimmings with a Stitched So Sweetly die, then accented it with holly and a bow cut with Christmas Trimmings dies. I finished them off with Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

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Inside I stamped another Tidings & Trimmings sentiment, and added another pair of holly leaves. The berry is also cut with a Christmas Tidings die. The die set provides a die with several tiny berry circles you can cut with one die!

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I have one more card to post tomorrow to finish my Christmas In July Week, then I will post the information on how you can order the Christmas In July card kit and/or tutorial!

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Be sure to take advantage of the Designer Series Paper Sale! 15% off Select prints through August 2nd!

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 1-5


Stampin' Up! Christmas In July Evergreen Elegance Z-fold!

Hey there! It's Thursday, and today I have the 4th card for Christmas In July Week! Today I'm using Evergreen Elegance again with a z-fold and the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder!

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The guide on each end of the Evergreen Border Punch made it easy to punch this almost 11" long strip of trees to add to the z-fold arm!

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All of the sentiments and images used on this card are from the Evergreen Elegance stamp set, with the exception of the redbirds, which are from the Garden Birdhouses set.

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I made sure I stamped all of the sentiments and trees first before embossing with the Evergreen Forest 3D embossing folder.

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I decided to forgo any other embellishments besides the two redbirds, which I hand-cut with my Paper Snips.

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This was a simple card to make. You can find the measurements to make this card HERE when I made a Ride The Range z-fold.

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Take advantage of the Designer Series Paper Sale! 15% off Select prints through August 2nd! Go to my online store to snap up your favorites!

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 21-25


Stampin' Up! Christmas In July Evergreen Elegance!

Hey there! I'm back again with Day #3 of Christmas In July Week! Today I have another new bundle from the Annual Catalog, Evergreen Elegance! This bundle consists of a red-rubber cling stamp set and a border punch. I didn't use the punch on today's card, but come back tomorrow and I will share a creation with it, ok?

For my card today I combined the Evergreen Elegance stamp set with the Wintry 3D embossing folders and gold heat embossing. Evening Evergreen ink, Basic White card stock, and gold embellishments all come together for such and elegant look!

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I embossed the vellum with one of the Wintry 3D embossing folders:

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I heat-embossed the traditional Merry Christmas with gold powder, then added gold twine from the Elegant Trim Combo Pack and Gilded Gems to coordinate.

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I cut a mat for the inside sentiment layer with a Stitched Rectangle die.

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Every day I think today's card is my favorite, but wait till you see the one tomorrow!

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Order at least $50 online in July, receive 2021-2023 In Color Jewels free from me ($7.00 value), PLUS the Card-of-the-Month! Receive another different embellishment with every $50 you order. Larger orders get more goodies!

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July 11-15