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Stampin' Up! To A Wild Rose with Magic!

Hey there! For today's creation I combined To A Wild Rose, Wild Rose Dies, and new Magic In This Night Designer Series Paper from the Holiday Catalog. Magic in This Night is Halloween on one side with gorgeous dark and elegant designs on the other. I'm not a big Halloween girl, but I will be using those gorgeous designs for fall!

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I stamped the rose with Tuxedo Black Memento ink then colored with  both the Light and Dark Cajun Craze Stampin'  Blends Alcohol Markers to coordinate with the blooms in the Magic Is The Night Designer Series Paper. I added shimmer with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.

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I heat embossed "hello" with gold powder on another Magic In This Night print that I cut with another Wild Rose die. I backed the greeting label with a piece of Basic Black card stock that I cut with the same Wild Rose die and then glued together.

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Inside is another To A Wild Rose sentiment:

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August 11-15

 


Stampin' Up! Butterfly Gala!

Hey there! All month I've been offering the Butterfly Gems as my $50 ordering gift, but just realized I haven't shared a single project with them! I pulled out one of my favorite sets, Butterfly Gala, to create an easy card that features them!

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This card came together very quickly! I stamped the four different butterflies with Highland Heather ink on Purple Posy card stock, then dry embossed with the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.

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I stamped the greeting from Here's a Card on white, stamped-off the butterflies once before stamping over the greeting, then punched with the Tailored Tag Punch. I added a couple of Purple Posy Butterfly Gems for the finishing touch.

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Inside I stamped another sentiment from Here's A Card with Highland Heather ink, as well as another pair of butterflies. Isn't this one so appropriate? Not everyone appreciates a handmade card!

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I created a second card with almost the same supplies, but used one of the Butterfly Gala sentiments on the front.

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The Butterfly Gems come in two sizes and the five 2019-2021 In Colors of Purple Posy, Rococo Rose, Seaside Spray, Terracotta Tile, and Pretty Peacock.

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I used another one of my favorite sentiments from Here's A Card.

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Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

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July 26-31


Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs!

Hey there! I needed to make a Get Well card last week for a dear friend who found out she had a heart attack. She's a little younger than me (I'm 60) so of course I was a bit shocked. She's actually feeling much better now that the stent is in. She didn't realize that some of her symptoms were symptoms of a heart attack, but she should be fine now!

I'm hoping she gets her card in the mail before she sees it here on my blog, but it turned out so lovely I just can't wait any longer to share it! I actually made two, which takes only a little longer than making one, so I would have one to display!

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I used Healing Hugs with Gorgeous Grape, Mint Macaron, and Whisper White for my color palette.

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It's hard to capture with a camera, but I added Clear Wink of Stella to the fancy-cut bloom!

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I tied a bit of Flowers For Every Season Ribbon in a bow and added it with a glue dot. The ribbon is Just Jade, but a softer version that I think blends well with Mint Macaron.

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The "Get Well Soon" greeting from Healing Hugs fits perfect inside the Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch! I discovered the perfect sequin in the Whale Of A Time Sequins pack!

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Inside is all stamped with images from Healing Hugs:

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Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

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July 26-31


Stampin' Up! Harvest Hellos!

Hey there! I had a fun day yesterday putting up sweetcorn! After my hubby brought the corn from the patch it was shucked, cooked, dunked in ice water, then cut off the cob and put into freezer bags. My DIL, Faith, helped. She took home bags of corn to freeze, as well as a few gallon bags of naked cobs to freeze and dole out to her chickens for a frosty hot day treat!

Today's project is with the Harvest Hellos stamps, Apple Builder Punch, and Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Paper:

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The Ornate Garden Specialty package says the "red" color is Terracotta Tile, but the Terracotta Tile in this print coordinates perfectly with Rococo Rose, so I stamped the apple with Real Red on Rococo Rose before punching with the Apple Builder Punch. I added Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive leaves and a Soft Suede stem.

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I randomly stamped "you make me smile!" with Crumb Cake on the Crumb Cake base, doubling as a background and the greeting!

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The inside Harvest Hellos sentiment is stamped with Old Olive. I added a stamped apple slice colored with Stampin' Blends.  I added a 1/2" strip of Ornate Garden  to pull it all together.

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July 11-15

 


Stampin' Up! Label Me Pretty!

Hey there! I spent a big chunk of my day yesterday babysitting for Liam, Darcy, and their baby sister, Fiona, and then grocery-shopping for myself, and two of my daughters. One of the daughters is currently 3 days past her due date with grandchild #12, so I have been getting her groceries for almost this entire time of shelter-in-place. If the pregnancy is like her first four, she will most likely be at least 2 weeks over due, which means I have 11 days left to get my ducks in a row before I disappear for the next two weeks while I help with the new baby! eeek!

I created today's card with the soon-to-be-retired Label Me Pretty stamp set and also retiring Bird Ballad Laser-Cut Cards:

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This card came together so quickly! After adhering a layer of Early Espresso under the lacy card front, I then inked the center of the greeting with Early Espresso and Pool Party markers. After stamping on Very Vanilla I stamped the floral brackets with Early Espresso and then punched with the Pretty Label Punch. I added a mat behind the greeting label punched from Pool Party, as well as a couple of gold Metallic Pearls. I created a "faux ribbon" from a 1/4" wide strip of Pool Party embossed with the Subtle 3D embossing folder.

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Inside I used a sentiment from the retiring Annual Catalog set, Kindness & Compassion.

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The Pretty Label Punch is NOT retiring, but Label Me Pretty, Kindness & Compassion, and the Bird Ballad Laser-Cut cards & Tin will be gone after June 2nd.

See how gorgeous these cards & envelopes are:
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Here’s the pdf tutorial for you!

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May 19-22


Stampin' Up! Peaceful Place With Burnt Edges

Hey there! I was MIA yesterday because I was very under-the-weather. I won't go in to all of the details, but I am on the mend now!

The card I'm sharing today came about as the result of almost non-existent mojo. When that happens I usually go way back to basics I learned when I first started stamping. Today's card features two techniques you hardly ever see anymore, "tearing" and "sponging".

The Garden Lane Designer Series Paper was still near my crafting space, so I pulled out one  of the prints that looked like the leaves were stamped with gold or Soft Suede. I chose a Soft Suede card base and Very Vanilla for my color palette.

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After stamping the trees by the creek with Mossy Meadow on Very Vanilla, I tore around the image, tearing the card stock toward me so I would get lots of layered edge. I then sponged it heavily with Soft Suede ink. Besides "sponging", this is sometimes called "burnt edges" because the sponged edges do kind of look like you held it next to a burning match!

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I used the same tearing and sponging technique with the greeting.

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I added a retiring Designer Element to the lower right corner.

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I used a Soft Suede Stampin' Write Marker to only ink "thinking of you" from the sentiment, "Thinking of You with Gratitude for your Part in my Journey" to stamp on the inside sentiment layer. Sponging does get your fingers messy, so sometimes you end up sponging a little more than you planned just to cover up inky fingerprints! lol.

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Easily recreate today's card with stamps, ink, and paper, and this free tutorial!

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May 7-10

 


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Retiring Products Part Two!

Hey there! After looking at the pile of swaps I still have to share with you this month, I decided to do an extra post today!

First, by Karen Kurz. Retiring: Pretty Label Punch

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Kathy Johnson. Retiring: Painted Glass stamp set and Stained Glass Dies.

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A fancy fold by Deb McCahan. Retiring: Painted Glass stamps.

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Angela Waters. Retiring: Pretty Label Punch, Woven Threads Designer Paper, 19/21 In Color Faceted Dots and Silver Glimmer Paper.

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Now I really am done for today! Come back tomorrow for a new, original creation!

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May 3-6


Stampin' Up! Night of Navy Ornate Style!

Hey there! The card I'm sharing with you today was created from an inspiration I had while I was taking a power nap yesterday afternoon. I woke with this idea burning in my brain, so here's my card!

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I stamped the floral spray image from Ornate Style on the Whisper White layer before embossing with the Ornate 3D embossing folder. I then cleaned my stamp and stamped it on vellum to heat emboss with white powder. I then used my Paper Snips to cut out the individual daisies. After coloring the backsides with Light Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends, I popped them onto their place on the floral spray with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals.

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I added pearls to the remaining flower centers.

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I used a Night of Navy Stampin' Write Marker to pull out just the "Prayers" from the Positive Thoughts sentiment "Hugs Prayers Love" before embossing with the folder.

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Inside I used a sentiment from the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set.

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Here’s the pdf tutorial so you can make your own!

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April 21-24


Stampin' Up! Ornate Garden Easel!

Hey there!  Today I have the latest card I've created with the Ornate Garden Suite, an easel card. I love making easels!

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I gold heat-embossed the large spray of blooms from Ornate Style on Very Vanilla, then colored with Light Old Olive, Dark Daffodil Delight, Dark Poppy Parade, Dark Cajun Craze, and Dark and Light Rococo Rose Stampin' Blends Markers. I used the Terracotta Tile 1/4" wide ribbon from the Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack. The color is so rich, it almost looks like velvet to me!

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I popped up the Classic Label-punched sentiment on the easel-stop created with an Ornate Layers die.

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Inside I stamped the floral spray with Soft Suede to mimic the gold embossing color on the front. I put a layer of Mint Macaron behind the vanilla sentiment layer to pull the color from the front designer paper.

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April 1-5


Stampin' Up! Ornate Thanks Z-Fold!

Hey there! Today I have a z-fold card to share created with the Ornate Garden Suite again!

Even though Rococo Rose is not one of the colors listed on the Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper package, I sure can see it in this print! I started with a z-fold base of Old Olive, added the Ornate Garden Specialty on the front fold, then started adding the intricately scrolled layers of Rococo Rose and Whisper White!

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I stamped "THANKS" with Mossy Meadow ink on the white layer before cuttin with the Ornate Layers die. After cutting I added the Rococo Rose scrolling and the Gilded Gems.

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These dies are incredible! After cutting I used my Take Your Pick Die Brush and the Paper-Piercing end to easily remove all of the little pieces!

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Inside I again stamped the sentiment first, then cut it with the largest of the Ornate Layers Dies. I used my Stamparatus to be able to re-stamp the image if needed to get a good ink color concentration. I inked the flowers for the lower corners with Rococo Rose and Mossy Meadow Stampin' Write Markers. I added matching Ornate Garden Specialty to the envelope flap to further coordinate.

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March Carol Payne Stamps

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April 1-5