The Forever Fern stamp set, found on page 73 of the 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! annual catalog is incredibly versatile for a variety of occasions. If you are, sadly, in need of a sympathy card, use this simple sentiment found in the Inspired Thoughts stamp set (155536). Change up the colors and create a brighter birthday, thinking of you or get well card. One all-purpose stamp set, like Forever Fern, can go the distance all year long!
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Find the full recipe and instructions in a Word document as follows:
You can create a beautiful card that looks just like this layered birthday surprise. How many people would love to receive this card created with love on their special day? Of course you can edit the colors to your liking, but the meaning behind it is the same. Change up sentiments as well and you have a masterpiece on your hands using the Piece of Cake stamp set..
Supplies: • Piece of Cake stamp set #148610 • Whisper White CS, (100730) Gorgeous Grape CS, (146987) Bermuda Bay CS (131197) • Stazon Black Ink,(101406) Gorgeous Grape Ink, (147099) Bermuda Bay, (117096) • Highland Heather (146883), So Saffron (149555) Blends • Gorgeous Grape Ribbon (146940) • Snail Adhesive, (104332) Mini Glue Dots (103683)
Dimensions Whisper White CS – 5 ½ x 8 1/2, Gorgeous Grape 4 x 5 ¼, Bermuda Bay 2 ½ x 4 3/4, Whisper White 2 ¼ x 4 ½
Using Gorgeous Grape ink, stamp lollipop background on Gorgeous Grape panel. Using black Stazon ink, stamp birthday cake and candles on small whisper white panel. Stamp sentiments with gorgeous grape ink. Color with blends.
Attach a small white panel to Bermuda Bay panel. Attach the piece to Gorgeous Grape panel. Attach to card base.
Attach bow to card using mini glue dots and you have your Layered Birthday Surprise.
Everyone could use a birthday surprise these days and what better way than creating a card yourself. When you use the Layered With Kindness stamp set, you can create a beautiful card like the one below. So full of color and energy. Of course you can change up the colors to suit your own needs. While you are at home, put together birthday cards for everyone in your family and brighten their day this year.
Supplies: • Stamp sets: Layered With Kindness (151655) • Cardstock and Paper: Birthday Bonanza (151313), Basic Gray (121044), Smokey Slate (131202), Grapefruit Grove (146972), Bermuda Bay (131197) Whisper White (100730) • Ink: Bermuda Bay (147096) • Miscellaneous: Label Me Lovely Punch (151296), Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder (151503), Metallic Baker’s Twine and Sequin Combo SAB (152314), Paper Trimmer (152392), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Bone Folder (102300), Paper Snips (103579)
Measurements: • Basic Gray card base: 5 ½ ” x 8 ½ ”, scored at 4 ¼ ” then folded on the crease with the Bone Folder • Smokey Slate: 4”x 5 ¼” • Grapefruit Grove: 3 ½ “ x 4 ¾” • Bermuda Bay: 2 ¼” x 4 ¼” • Designer Series Paper: 2” x 4” • Whisper White: Scrap for stamping image and punching out • Bermuda Bay baker’s twine 12”
1. Stamp “Happy Birthday” image on scrap of whisper white cardstock. Punch with Label Me Lovely punch. 2. Tie the baker’s twine into a small bow. Attach to “Happy Birthday” punch out with glue dots. 3. Using die cut machine and Coastal Weave Embossing folder, emboss Grapefruit Grove piece of cardstock. 4. Attach Smokey Slate piece to card base using SNAIL Adhesive. Attach Grapefruit Grove embossed piece to Smokey Slate using SNAIL adhesive. Attach DSP to Bermuda Bay piece using SNAIL adhesive. Attach to card using SNAIL adhesive. 5. Attach “Happy Birthday” sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals. 6. Attach sequins with glue dots to complete your birthday surprise.
I’m so excited to share a Sale-a-Bration second release product video. They are beautiful flower foils rolled up into a Specialty Designer Series Paper. I love how you can color it and the end result. Take a look at the video to get a few different ideas.
Doesn’t it just look gorgeous? Do you see why I call it beautiful flower foils? I’m hooked.
You can choose from many free products. There are only two weeks left of Sale-a-Bration so make the most of it and visit my online store here. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.
A golf style birthday care is perfect for all the golfers in your life. They take the sport very seriously so when you acknowledge it, they will love you. This care was created with the Club House stamp set and has a bunch of adorable embellishments on it.
Supplies: • Stamp Sets: Club House (151583) • Cardstock: Night Of Navy (100867), Garden Green (102584), Daffodil Delight (119683), Mint Macaron (138337) • Ink: Night Of Navy (147110), • Tools & Accessories: Golf Club Dies (151580), Country Club Elements (151315), Daffodil Delight ¼” Ruched Ribbon (151311), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Glue (110755), Starburst Punch (14377) • Designer Paper: Country Club (151314)
Measurements: • Card Base: Night Of Navy Cardstock 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”. Score and fold at 4-1/4”. • Cardstock #2: Daffodil Delight Cardstock 5-1/4” x 4”. • Designer Paper #1: Country Club 5” x 3-3/4” • Designer Paper #2: Country Club 5” x 1”
• Glue Daffodil Cardstock layer to Night Of Navy card base. Set aside. • Glue 1” strip of designer paper to large piece of designer paper about 1” from the bottom. • Cut a piece of ribbon longer than the designer paper and form a knot about 2” from one end. Glue to designer paper layer below the designer paper strip by wrapping the ribbon ends to the back and gluing them in place. Glue designer paper layer to card front. • Cut a circle using the Starburst Punch and Garden Green Cardstock. Glue to card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals over the ribbon and designer paper strip and to the left. • Using Daffodil Delight Cardstock, cut with the V-shaped branch die. Glue to starburst circle, at the bottom. • Using Night Of Navy Cardstock, cut with the crest-shaped die. Glue to the starburst circle using Stampin’ Dimensionals, above the branch die-cut. • Using Mint Macaron Cardstock, cut the small grass shape with the die. Glue to the right of the starburst using Stampin’ Dimensionals. • Stamp the sentiment using Night Of Navy Ink on one of the wooden banner elements. Glue to the 1” designer paper layer with Multipurpose Glue. • Add wooden elements onto the crest shape and the small circles in the background. Then let them enjoy their golf style birthday card.
Everyone loves music and any reference to it be music reflects love. People have a love for music and often they use it to express love and feelings. It’s no different when you create a card using music. I love this card because it expresses so much more.
Supplies: · Stamp Sets – Music from the Heart (151674) · Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Basic Black (121045) · Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad (132708); Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad (147113); Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad (147083) · Misc. – Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144576); SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
Measurements: · Whisper White Card Stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, 3 ¾” x 5” · Basic Black Card Stock: 4” x 5 ¼”
1. Fold Whisper White Card Stock in half to create card base, set aside. 2. Stamp music staff lines in Memento Ink towards top of the smaller piece of Whisper White Card Stock, stamp treble cleff and musical notes as desired. (If you copy the sample, it actually is the first line of the Happy Birthday song). 3. Color the hearts with the Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker. 4. Stamp “Happy Birthday” under the music staff in Cherry Cobbler. 5. Stamp the piano in Smoky Slate at the bottom right of the Whisper White Card Stock 6. Adhere the stamped Card Stock onto the Basic Black Card Stock, then onto the cardfront.
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