Beautiful Balloon Ride

Take a beautiful balloon ride from your imagination when you put together this treat box. It can hold ideas, treats or thoughts from your heart.  Whatever you can fit in there will be appreciated.  The ribbon gives it an added touch.  The colors on this particular box are soft and vibrant all at the same time. 


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Above the Clouds Stamp Set (149404) [or bundle with Hot Air Balloon Punch (151135)]
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708); Balmy Blue (147105); Grapefruit Grove (147142); Pineapple Punch (147141); Highland Heather (147103)
Misc. – Mini Pizza Boxes (144645); Hot Air Balloon Punch (149520); Grapefruit Grove 1/8” Grosgrain (146954); Sponge Brayer (141714); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Stitched Shape Dies (145372); Die Cutting Machine

Measurements:
· Whisper White: 3.5” x 5.5”
· Grosgrain Ribbon: 22”

Instructions:

1. Using sponge brayer, roll Balmy Blue ink over the dull side of a mini pizza box. Hint: Start light and add more ink as needed,
2. With the hole in the box at the top, stamp “You’re off to great places” in the second rectangle from the top (just under the hole- this will become the front of the box) and the birds in the largest square at the bottom (what will become the lid of the box) using Memento ink. Assemble box.
3. Using a die cutting machine, cut the largest stitched circle from one end of the whisper white card stock. Stamp clouds on circle with Balmy Blue ink, and sentiment with memento ink, then attach circle to top of box with Dimensionals.
4. Stamp hot air balloon on remaining white card stock in black, then stamp filler image with Grapefruit Grove ink and punch out. Stamp two flag banners and basket in black on leftover scraps, then fill in with Pineapple Punch and Highland Heather ink with filler stamps. Punch or cut out: Adhere flags to top of balloon and adhere balloon to top of stamped circle.
5. Once you’ve filled the box (cookie? Cards?) wrap the ribbon around the corners and tie a bow!

Create Tons of Enjoyment

It’s not always easy to create a card for children.  But, when you have stamp sets that make it fun, you have to take advantage of it.  Let the Back on Your Feet stamp set help you create tons of enjoyment.  Not only can you create adorable cards, but you can let your kids get in on the action as well.  This card is just one of so many options.


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Supplies:
Stamp SetsBack on Your Feet Stamp Set (149385)
Cardstock –Soft Suede (115318); Granny Apple Green (146990); Whisper White (100730); Whisper White Thick (140272)
Designer Series Paper: Brights 6”x6” Designer Series Paper (149613)
Stamp Pads – Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
Misc. – Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638); Leaf Punch (144667); Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter (144608); Stampin’ Blends Granny Apple Green Combo (147274); Stampin’ Blends Soft Suede Combo (147273); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Snail Adhesive (104332); Die Cutting Machine

Measurements:
· Granny Apple Green: (scraps for leaves)
· Soft Suede: 4 1/8” x 5 3/8”
· Whisper White Thick: 4 1/4″ x 11”
· Whisper White: 3” x 5”
· DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″

Instructions:

1. Score Whisper White Thick at 5 1/2″; fold to create card base.
2. Adhere Soft Suede and DSP to card base as shown.
3. Stamp sloth and sentiment on 3” x 5” Whisper White panel; color with Stampin’ Blends markers.
4. Die cut stamped panel with label die; trim right side of die cut as shown.
5. Punch 3 leaves from Granny Apple Green; fold leaves slightly. Adhere behind left side of label die cut with SNAIL Adhesive.
6. Lastly, attach label and leaves to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and create tons of enjoyment for everyone.

Let Their Dreams Soar

The card really says it all.  Show everyone how to let their dreams soar and let them admire your creativity.  Have fun with this stamp set and always have a way to spread some encouragement along the way.

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Supplies:
Stamp SetsAbove the Clouds Bundle (151135)
Card Stock – Daffodil Delight (119683); Coastal Cabana (131297); Thick Whisper White (140272)
Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708); Crumb Cake (147116)
Misc. – Daffodil Delight Combo Stampin’ Blends Markers (144603); Light Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends Marker (144580); Pretty Label Punch (143715); 2” Circle Punch (133782); Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199); Take Your Pick (144107); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Mini Dimensionals (144108)

Measurements:
• Daffodil Delight (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, score at 4 ¼” and folded in half
• Coastal Cabana: 4” x 5 ¼”
• Thick Whisper White: 3” x 4”
• Vellum: 2” x 3”

Instructions:

1. Using the 2” Circle Punch, punch an opening in the lower portion of the Coastal Cabana cardstock as shown.
2. Place the Coastal Cabana cardstock on the Pierce Mat. Using the paper-piercing tool attachment on the Take Your Pick tool, create a row of holes around the circle opening. Repeat this step by making an additional row of holes, two more times, until your piercing appears as shown.
3. Stamp the greeting using Memento ink in the lower right corner of the Coastal Cabana cardstock.
4. Adhere the Coastal Cabana cardstock to the card base using Dimensionals. Be certain to place Dimensionals around the circle opening so it won’t sag.
5. Stamp the outline image of the hot air balloon on the Thick Whisper White cardstock. Stamp the outline image of the basket on the Thick Whisper White cardstock.
6. Now stamp the solid basket image using Crumb Cake ink to fill the outline image.
7. Color in the hot air balloon using the Stampin’ Blends.
8. Punch the hot air balloon and basket using the punch and then punch out a vellum “cloud” using the Pretty Label Punch and the vellum cardstock.
9. Adhere the vellum to the backside of the hot air balloon, placing adhesive where it will not show.
10. Place Dimensionals on the backside of the vellum cloud and hot air balloon, where they will not show and adhere it to the right side of the circle opening.
11. Lastly, adhere the basket image to the base of the hot air balloon using a Mini Dimensional.

Greatest Friendship Gifts

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.


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Supplies:
Stamp Set – A Wild Rose
Cardstock – Whisper White
Inks – Night of Navy
Accessories: Sail Away Memories and More Kit, Pearls, Snail Adhesive

Dimensions
Whisper White – 5 ½ x 8 ½
Memories & More card cut to 4 x 5 ¼

Instructions
  • Stamp sentiment on card using navy ink.
  • Attach to white card base.
  • Add pearls and have your greatest friendship gifts ready.
  • #simplestamping

Brighter Day Wishes Ahead

There are Brighter Day Wishes Ahead for anyone that receives this card in the mail. Send them the encouragement they need.  Sometimes some soft words of encouragement are all that they need to pick them up or make their day brighter.  This is an elegant card created with just a few steps.  Make one, or make a dozen.  The choice is yours.

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Band Together Bundle (151076) Beautiful You (151412)
Card Stock – Mango Melody (146989) Basic Gray (121044) Whisper White 100730)
Stamp Pads – Basic Gray (149615)
Misc. – Whisper White Polka Tulle (146912), Layering Circles Dies (141705)

Measurements:
• Mango Medley 8.5” x 5.5”
• Whisper White cardstock 4” x 5.25”
• Basic Gray Designer Paper (script) 5.25 ” x 3”
• Basic Gray Designer Paper (check) 5.25 x 1.5”
• Basic Gray piece for Label die cut
• Whisper White cardstock for label piece and circle

Instructions:

1. Score and fold Mango cardstock at 4.25” to create card base
2. Adhere the Basic Gray check piece to right side of cardfront
3. Adhere the Basic Gray script piece over top the edge of check and as seen in the photo
4. Die cut the Label die twice – once with Whisper White cardstock, Once with Basic Gray cardstock.
5. Cut tabs off the end of the Whisper White die cut label band
6. Thread Whisper White polka dot tulle through the label band wrapping it around the front of the card making sure it lays flat on the inside of the card, tie off in bow
7. Add Basic gray center piece from the Basic gray label band with dimensionals to center of the Whisper White label band you just tied to the card front
8. Stamp greeting from Beautiful you with Basic Gray ink
9. Add greeting to label band as seen
10. Add 4” x 5.25” piece of Whisper White cardstock to inside of card
11. Add greeting and message to inside of card

Smile With Daisy Lane

You can definitely smile with Daisy Lane sentiments.  It’s a wonderful stamp set and has so many great images.  Save money and take advantage of the bundle special which allows you to get 10% off when you purchase the stamp set and the bundle together. 


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Daisy Lane (149325)
Card Stock – Mossy Meadow (133676), Terracotta Tile (150884), Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Terracotta Tile (150086), Mossy Meadow (147111)
Misc. – Garden Lane Designer Series Paper (149488), ½” Scalloped Linen Ribbon-Terracotta Tile (149705), Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo (149485), Timeless Label Punch (1495151), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332)

Measurements:
• Mossy Meadow Card Stock – 5 ½” x 8 ½”
• Whisper White Card Stock – 3” x 3 ¾” (front), Scrap (Sentiment)
• Garden Lane DSP – 4” x 4”
• Terracotta Ribbon – 6” long
• Mossy Meadow Twine – 9” long

Instructions:

1. Fold card base in half and adhere Designer Series Paper to front of card as shown.
2. Stamp small daisy in Terracotta Tile ink using photo for placement.
3. Stamp stems under daisies in Mossy Meadow ink.
4. Wrap Terracotta ribbon around stamped panel as shown and adhere.
5. Tie a bow around center of Terracotta ribbon using Mossy Meadow twine.
6. Stamp “Smile” on a scrap of Whisper White card stock in Mossy Meadow ink. Cut out banner as shown.
7. Punch one Timeless Label in Terracotta Tile card stock and adhere to card front. Add the Whisper White sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
8. Enjoy!