As we approach the holidays, we are inclined to give thanks and spread some holiday cheer. Here is a card that will help you to inspire those you love. This card was created using the Shimmer Detailed Laser Cut Specialty Paper. This card is perfect because it looks so detailed and in reality, it’s very easy to put together. It always helps this time of year to have projects that can be assembled with ease.
Supplies: Card Stock (CS) – Early Espresso (119686); Bermuda Bay CS (131197); Whisper White (100730); Mango Melody (146989) Misc. – Shimmer Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper (149611); Sweet Silhouettes Dies (149541); Pearl Basic Jewels (144219); Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends (147945); Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker (100082): Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
• Early Espresso CS: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored in half at 4-1/4” • Bermuda Bay CS: 5-1/4” x 4” • Whisper White CS: 5-1/4” x 4” • Mango Melody CS: 1 piece for die cutting • Specialty Paper: 5-1/4” x 4”
Instructions: 1. Die cut the word inspire from a piece of Mango Melody CS. 2. Glue the specialty paper (white side up) onto the Bermuda CS layer. 3. Glue the Bermuda Bay CS layer onto the front of the card base. 4. Using a black marker, fill in the eye of the bird. 5. Glue the die cut word onto the specialty paper layer. 6. Color 3 pearls using a Mango Melody Blends marker, and apply them onto the specialty paper layer. 7. Glue the Whisper White CS onto the inside of the card base.
Your greatest friendship gifts can come in any form. So sending custom made cards to your friends will bring a smile to their face and yours. I don’t know about you, but I feel so wonderful when I create cards and mail them. I love the sense of accomplishment when I put those stamps on the envelopes. Give your friends a little piece of you and help them feel special.
You will be wishing beautiful days to everyone when you create this elegant card. Let them know you are thinking of them. The delicate ribbon is the perfect addition to this card. The soft colors enhance the elegance and style to the care. Change up the sentiment to any other from the Very Versailles set.
Supplies: Stamp Sets – Very Versailles (149275c) Card Stock – Crumb Cake (120953); Whisper White (100730); Petal Pink (146985) Stamp Pads – Petal Pink (147108); Crumb Cake (147116) Misc –Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638); Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper (149484); Petal Pink 5/8” Organdy Striped Ribbon (149441); Pearl Basic Jewels (144219); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
Measurements: • Crumb Cake CS: 4-1/4” x 8-1/4″; 3” x 5” • Petal Pink CS: 5-1/4” x 4”; 2-1/2” x 4”; 4” x 2-1/2” • Whisper White CS: 3-3/4” x 5”; 3” x 5” • Magnolia Lane DSP: 2-1/4” x 3-3/4”
1. Score Crumb Cake cardstock at 2-3/4” then fold to create the card base. 2. Adhere Magnolia Lane DSP to Petal Pink CS. Wrap and tie knot using Petal Pink Organdy Striped Ribbon around unit then add to card front left side panel. 3. Next, stamp leaves image along the right edge of Whisper White CS using Crumb Cake Ink. 4. Adhere Whisper White CS to Petal Pink CS then unit to inside card base. 5. Using Stitched Nested Label Dies, die cut Whisper White CS. 6. Then, using same Stitched Nested Label Die but add the 2nd next smaller size, die-cut a Crumb Cake CS ‘frame’; Die cut from Petal Pink CS to create inside frame piece. 7. Stamp ‘script’ image onto Whisper White die cut using Petal Pink ink. Then stamp the sentiment using Crumb Cake ink to the same piece. 8. Lastly, Adhere die-cut labels then add to card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the left side of the unit only. Finish by adding 3 pearls under the sentiment to finish wishing beatiful days.
This Lovely Layers of Lace Card was beautifully crafted with some new products and a lot of love. It has a small greeting but a lot of emotion all in one card. The lace gives it such an elegant look which you can also add some sponged color too. The choice is yours.
Supplies: Stamp set: A Little Lace (149364) or as a bundle with dies (151103) Cardstock: Purple Posy (150881), Shimmery White (101910) Ink: Basic Gray (149165), Tuxedo Black Memento Pad (132708) Miscellaneous: Stitched Lace Dies (149625), 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots (149607), Stampin’ Blends: Purple Posy Light (149564), Old Olive Light (144574), Granny Apple Green Light (146876), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Bone Folder (102300), die-cutting machine
Measurements: • Shimmery White card base: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” then folded in half with a Bone Folder plus a scrap to stamp sentiment on that you will cut down after you stamp it – must be at least 3-1/2” wide • Purple Posy: 7 pieces 4-1/4” x 1-1/2” plus one scrap about 1” wide and 3-1/4” long
1. Stamp flower with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the lower right corner of the card base then color with Stampin’ Blends. 2. On scrap Shimmery white, stamp the sentiment with Basic Gray and trim down to about 3/8” x 3”. 3. Adhere the sentiment to scrap Purple Posy and trim so ends are the same but top and bottom have about 1/16” of the Purple Posy peeking through. 4. Die-cut all 7 of the same Purple Posy pieces aligning on die so that the edge will fit best on second cutting. 5. Next, die-cut with narrow strip border of each of the 7 pieces. 6. Space all 7 pieces out so they overlap and will stop about 1” from the bottom of the card base when adhered. Using SNAIL attach each of the 7 to one another then attach the whole piece to the card base. 7. Using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals affix sentiment. 8. Finally, add one 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dot to the center of the flower.
When planning a project, taking advantage of Stampin’ Up! bundles are always the way to go. Create lovely floral images with the Lovely is the Day bundle. All of our bundles are simply wonderful because you get the products that will coordinate together to bring that special project to life.
Here is what you get in the bundle. The Lovely is the Day stamp set and the Lovely Leaves Dies.
Listen while Natalie tells you more about the bundle.
With our Daisy Punch you can create a beautiful daisy design and bring the flower to life. The crisp flower over the Designer Series Paper allows the flower to pop off the card and impress everyone. Your friends will appreciate receiving this card.
Supplies: Stamp Set – Daisy Lane (149325) Card Stock – Whisper White Thick (140272) Stamp Pads – Night of Navy (147110) Misc. – Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper (149493), Perennial Essence Floral Centers (149442), Daisy Punch (143713), Medium Daisy (149517), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Snail Adhesive (104332)
Measurements: · Whisper White: 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”, scraps to punch daisies · Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper 3” x 4”
1. Use scraps of Whisper White cardstock to punch two of each sized daisy. 2. Use glue dots to attach the daisies – off set to make them look fuller. 3. Use snail adhesive to attach the Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Paper to card front. 4. Stamp ‘friend’ with Night of Navy ink below the designer paper. 5. Use a dimensional to attach daisy to card front as shown in photo. 6. Attach the floral center to daisy to complete the card.
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