Inspirational Words

Share these inspirational words with the special people in your life using the Painted Seasons stamp set.  This is also a different take on the stamp set.  Just another sample of how versatile this stamp set it and a good example to show you all you can do with it.  In addition, you can combine the Designer Series Paper for more color. 

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Stamp sets: Painted Seasons (bundled with Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper and available free with a $100 order by March 31 – 150349), Part of My Story (available free with a $50 order by March 31 – 149719), Crackle Paint (148752)
Cardstock & Paper: Early Espresso (119686), Crumb Cake (120953), Shimmery White (101910), Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper (see above – available free in a bundle)
Ink: Classic Stampin’ Pad Early Espresso (147114) and Crumb Cake (147116)
Miscellaneous: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Four Seasons Framelits Dies (available March 2019 only – 150074), Pretty Label Punch (143715), 3/8” Classic Weave Ribbon Crumb Cake (144162), Share What You Love Artisan Pearls (146927), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Paper Snips (103579)


• Crumb Cake card base: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” then folded in half; 2” x 3”
• Early Espresso: 3-3/4” x 5”, 2” x 3”
• Designer Series Paper: 3-1/2” x 4-3/4”
• Shimmery White: three scraps each 1-1/2” x 2”
• Ribbon: 7” and 2-1/2”  Finally, also, another, First of all


1. Stamp Crackle Paint on the card base with Crumb Cake ink.
2. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Early Espresso layer with SNAIL Adhesive.
3. Using SNAIL horizontally across Designer Series Paper piece about 1-1/2” from the bottom then press ribbon into it and wrap around back and affix ends with SNAIL.
4. Then, stamp one pinecone in Crumb Cake and two in Early Espresso on Shimmery White card stock then die cut with pinecone die using Big Shot.
5. Stamp sentiment from Part of My Story in Early Espresso onto Crumb Cake card stock. Punch out. Punch again from smaller Early Espresso. Cut the Early Espresso in half width-wise using Paper Snips and adhere to back of sentiment with SNAIL Adhesive so it creates a layer. Two Early Espresso halves will not meet in the back.
6. Create a spray of three pinecones by adhering them at their bottom with Mini Glue Dots. If you have a household stapler, stapling once at the bottom so all three pinecones are captured will keep it very secure when handling. Also, and in addition
7. Fold over the shorter ribbon piece in half. Trim ends. Spread them apart and adhere at the joint with one Mini Glue Dot. Using another Mini Glue Dot, attach to spray of pinecones.
8. Using Mini Glue Dots again, adhere sentiment piece to the bottom of pinecones so they display to the left of sentiment.
9. With Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere Designer Series Paper piece to card base then sentiment to DSP piece.
10. Finally, add two Share What You Love Artisan Pearls to sides of sentiment.

Finally, in addition, Also, because and 

Lovely Lily Card

Create this lovely Lily card for that special person who needs your thoughtful words and let them know they can count on you.  It’s also the perfect card to send some long distance hugs to.  First of all, the colors are so bold but so soothing.  

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Stamp Sets – Lasting Lily (149717)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Poppy Parade (119793)
Stamp Pads – Poppy Parade (147050), Old Olive (147090), Basic Gray (149165)
Misc. – Big Shot (143263), Lakeside Framelits (146351), Detailed Trio Punch (146320), Poppy Parade ¼” Striped Ribbon (146938), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

• Whisper White (base): 4 ¼” x 11”, score at 5 ½” and Whisper White (layer): 3 ½” x 4 ¾”
• Smaller Whisper White” scrap
• Poppy Parade: 3 5/8” x 4 7/8”
• Ribbon: 20”


1. Stamp the single stem using Old Olive ink on the Whisper White cardstock layer then stamp the twist, large leaf image using Old Olive ink, along the stem.
2. Next, stamp the stem/leaf image using Old Olive ink next to the previous stem.
3. Now, stamp the full lily image using Poppy Parade ink on each of the stems.
4. Adhere to the Whisper White layer to the Poppy Parade layer.
5. Add the greeting using Basic Gray ink and stamp on Whisper White scrap cardstock. Die cut the greeting using the label from the Lakeside Framelits.
6. Using the Detailed Trio Punch, punch a small hole on each side of the die cut label. Thread the ribbon through the holes, wrapping it around the cardstock layers. Finish by tying a bow on the left-hand side a shown.
7. Finally, adhere the cardstock layer to the card base using Dimensionals.

Flowery Images

Sale-a-Bration is almost over so I want to continue to share all kinds of Spring cards that you can create.  I will share with you all the flowery images you can use to celebrate any occasion in your life.  Let those you love know how much you care. 

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Remember, Sale-a-Bration ends on March 31st and there are so many products to choose from.  Visit my online store here to see all the Sale-a-Bration products you can earn for free with a qualifying order in the month of March. 

Stamps: Painted Seasons Bundle (150349*); A Big Thank You (147377)
Stamp Pads: Soft Sea Foam (147102); Coastal Cabana (147097)
Paper: Whisper White (100730), Soft Sea Foam (146988); Coastal Cabana (131297)
Misc: Big Shot Machine (143263), Country Floral Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (149698*); Story Label Punch (#150076**); 1-1/2” Circle Punch (138299)l Clear Rhinestones (144220); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

* available February 15-March 31st during Sale-A-Bration
**available March 1-31 during Sale-A-Bration Coordination

• Soft Sea Foam: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4” to form card base
4” x 5-1/4” for mat
• Whisper White: 2” x 2” for circle punch; 4” x 5-1/4” for mat for inside of card.
• Coastal Cabana: 2” x 3-1/2” for Label Punch


1. Fold the Soft Sea Foam Base Card in half.
2. Run the 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Soft Sea Foam through the Big Shot using the Country Floral Folder
Adhere to the base card.
3. Stamp the succulent image from the Painted Seasons stamp set onto the Whisper White cardstock using Soft Sea Foam ink. Stamp the sentiment from A Big Thank You stamp set over the stamped image using Coastal Cabana ink. Punch out using the 1-1/2” circle punch.
4. Punch the label out of the scrap of Coastal Cabana cardstock using the Story Label Punch and adhere the circle from step #3 onto the label. Adhere a Rhinestone to each side and adhere to card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.Stamp the succulent several times in the lower right corner of the 4” x 5-1/4” Whisper White mat and adhere to inside of card to finish.

Colorful Birthday Surprise

Everyone has a friend or family member in their life that could use a colorful birthday surprise.  Create that special card using the Birthday Statements stamp set. Color all the images and coordinate with some Designer Series Paper and you are set. 

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Stamp Sets: Birthday Statements (148612)
Inks: Gorgeous Grape (147099)
Paper: Gorgeous Grape CS (146987), Whisper White CS (100730); How Sweet It Is DSP (148568)
Other: Dimensionals (104430); Rectangle Stitched Framelits (148551); Lovely Lipstick Light Blends (147026); Bermuda Bay Light Blends (144580); Pineapple Punch Combo Blends (147280); Highland Heather Combo Blends (147276); Petal Pink Combo Blends (147272); Pool Party Combo Blends (144605); Granny Green Apple Combo Blends (147274)

• Gorgeous Grape card stock: 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 5 ½”
• Whisper White: 3 ¼” x 4 ½” cut with Stitched Rectangle framelits
• How Sweet It Is DSP: 4” x 5 ¼”

1. Adhere DSP to Gorgeous Grape card base.
2. Cut Stitched Rectangle Framelit from Whisper White Cardstock. Stamp Hooray in Gorgeous Grape ink. Color with Blends.
3. Attach Stitched Whisper White Rectangle to card front with Dimensionals.


Appreciate Mom

Take time to appreciate mom this year.  This card was created using the Well Said bundle from the Occasions Catalog.  The embellishments that are added give the card character and that little something extra.  The Petal Pink base and Mossy Meadow leaves compliment each other so well and the sequins are my favorite addition.  We should always go all out to appreciate mom.

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Stamp Sets – Well Said Bundle (150609 cling stamp) OR Well Said stamps (148796 cling stamp)
Card Stock & Paper – Floral Romance DSP (148586); Petal Pink (146985); Mossy Meadow (133676); Fresh Fig (144242); Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Fresh Fig (147144)
Misc. – Basic Adhesive Backed Sequins (146933); Tufted Texture Impressions Folder (146335); Wonderful Floral Framelits Dies (148529); Well Written Framelits (148534); Big Shot (143263); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (138309); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995); SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

• Petal Pink: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”; 5 ¼” x 4”
• Whisper White: 3 ¾“ x 1”
• Floral Romance DSP: 4 ½” x 1 ½“; 5” x ¾”
• Mossy Meadow: scrap for leaves die-cuts
• Fresh Fig: scrap for word die-cuts


1. Embossed Petal Pink cardstock with Tufted Embossing Folder and adhere to Petal Pink card base with Tear & Tape Adhesive.
2. Fishtail cut the ends of the two DSP pieces. Adhere to the background.
3. Again, fishtail cut the White piece. Stamp Well Said phrase in Fresh Fig ink onto the right side.
4. Die-cut Fresh Fig “happy” with the Well Written Framelits. Adhere with Liquid Glue.
5. Next, die-cut two Mossy Meadow leaves with Wonderful Floral Framelits. Adhere to back of sentiment layer. Pop up with Dimensionals.
6. Finally,add a few Mint Macaron Basic Adhesive Backed Sequins around the focal point.

Sweet Birthday Surprise

I have been on a Birthday card bonanza lately so here is another card.  This sweet birthday surprise is also created with the How Sweet It Is bundle.  I love how the gumballs in the machine look like they are all over the base of the card.  That is one of the Designer Series Paper sheets in the bundle.  You can also get the stamp set and framelits by themselves in the bundle here.  It can be used for almost any occasion.  A card like this will certainly excite the kids.

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Stamp Sets – Sweetest Thing Stamp Set (148575)
Card Stock (CS) – Melon Mambo CS (115320); Basic Black CS (121045); Whisper White CS (100730)
Ink Pads – Black Stazon Ink Pad (101406)
Misc. – How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) (148568); Brights Stampin’ Write Markers (147157); Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies (148524); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8” Reversible Ribbon (148572)

• Melon Mambo CS: 4-1/4” x 11”
• Basic Black CS: 4” x 5-1/4”
• Whisper White CS: 4” x 5-1/4”; scrap (sentiment)
• DSP: 3-7/8” x 5-1/8””


1. Score the Melon Mambo card base in half at 5-1/2” and burnish the fold using a Bone Folder.
2. Adhere the Basic Black Cardstock onto the front of the card base and then the DSP layer onto the Basic Black CS layer.
3. Glue the Whisper White CS onto the inside of the card base.
4. Stamp the sentiment and label onto the scrap of Whisper White CS.
5. Color in the label edges using Stampin’ Write Markers in Coastal Cabana and Melon Mambo.
6. Die cut the sentiment and set aside.
7. Cut a piece of the ribbon about 4” long and adhere it onto the DSP layer.
8. Add the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.