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.

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

Delivering Precious Products

You can be delivering precious products to your friends and family when you send them a card like this created using the You Always Deliver stamp set.  Who doesn’t want to see the good ole delivery man approaching your door?  Add any of the adorable smaller images to the card and you can have some fun.  There are many sentiments to choose from as well.  I just love playing with it. 


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Supply:
Stamp Sets: You Always Deliver (149355)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
Paper: Crumb Cake card stock (120953), Real Red card stock (102482): Whisper White Card Stock (100730); Pool Party card stock (122924)
Other: Follow Your Art Washi Tape (149490); Paper Snips (103579); Light Flirty Flamingo Blends (147031); Smoky Slate Combo Blends (145058); Soft Suede Combo Blends (147273); Crumb Cake Combo Blends (144601); Pool Party Combo Blends (144605); Real Red Combo Blends (147935); Ivory Blends (144606); Snail Adhesive (104332)

Measurements:
• Crumb Cake card stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”
• Real Red card stock: 4” x 5 ¼”
• Whisper White card stock: 3 ¾” x 5”
• Pool Party card stock scraps for banners

Instructions:

1. Stamp delivery man and packages on Whisper White cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Color in with Blends. Cut Stampin’ Up! logo from washi tape and adhere to middle package in the stack. Mount to the Real Red card stock layer with Snail adhesive.
2. Stamp “Get Excited!!!” and “…your order is here!” with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Pool Party scrap cardstock. Cut banner ends with Paper Snips. Adhere to Whisper White card stock with Snail adhesive.
3. Adhere Real Red card stock layer to the Crumb Cake card base with Snail adhesive and you too can be delivering precious products.

Colorful Gate-Fold Card Tutorial

With just the right products, you can create this card.  All you need is my colorful gate-fold card tutorial and you are on your way.  The Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper gives you the background you need.  Add your own personal touch and you have a card that will encourage all that open it.  I love how we can be creative with our mind as we put the images to paper.    


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Find this new stamp set on page 54 of the 2019-20 annual catalog.

Supplies:
Stamp set: It Starts With Art (149303)
Cardstock and paper: Pacific Point (111350), Crushed Curry (131199), Shimmery White (101910), Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper (149489)
Ink: Pacific Point (147098), Memento Pad Tuxedo Black (132708)
Miscellaneous: Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), Button Button Embossing Folder (149581), Stampin’ Blends: Mango Melody Combo (147945), Calypso Coral Combo (144045), Mint Macaron Combo (147283), Smoky Slate Combo (145058), Basic Black Light (147940), Crumb Cake Light (144582), Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit (149491), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Paper Snips (103579), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), Bone Folder (102300), die-cutting machine, household tape.

Measurements:
• Pacific Point card base: 5-1/2” x 8-/2”, scored at 2-1/8” and 6-3/8” then creased with a Bone Folder to create a “gate” plus a piece 1” x 11” for belly band
• Crushed Curry: 2-1/4” x 4”
• Shimmery White: 2-1/4” x 4” and 4” x 5-1/4” for inside of card
• Designer Series Paper: 3-3/4 x 5-1/4” then cut in half to have two pieces 1-7/8” x 5-1/4”
• Twine: about 4-5”

Instructions:

1. Using SNAIL adhere Designer Series Paper to the two panels on the front of the card so the pattern continues if the two edges were side by side.
2. Align pens/pencil image and sentiment on one block.  Do a sample stamp to make sure they’re aligned. Stamp onto Shimmery White with Memento ink.
3. Color in pen/pencil image with Stampin’ Blends including writing over the sentiment with the Smoky Slate Light marker. Die cut this piece using the 3-1/4” wide die from Stitched Nested Labels.
4. Die cut Crushed Curry using 3-3/4” wide die. Adhere the two die-cut pieces to one another with SNAIL.
5. Run Pacific Point belly band piece through embossing or die-cutting machine by embossing from one end to the center then flipping the card stock and doing the other end. Score this piece at 3-3/8” from each end. Wrap around card base so it fits snug but not too tight. Remove from card and SNAIL one end over the other to create band.
6. Tie twine onto metal heart charm from Follow Your Art Embellishment kit and align tied end so the charm hangs below center piece by about a total of 7/8” from bottom of card stock to the bottom of the heart. Affix to back of center piece with Mini Glue Dots and secure further with a strip of household tape. With Stampin’ Dimensionals (3 across center back of Crushed Curry piece) affix focal piece to band.
7. Using Mini Glue Dots, adhere Crushed Curry felt heart onto lower right of card front.
8. Slip band over the card from the top and align so dangling heart charm is just above felt heart.

Inside of card:
• Using Pacific Point and the larger button image, ink once and stamp three times in two opposing corners. Adhere onto card with SNAIL.

Picture Perfect Card

I love this picture perfect card for all your photography friends and family.  It’s a great way to encourage them and add a little of what they know to the card.  The camera is one of my favorite parts of the card.  Color it however you choose.


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Supplies:
Stamp set: Capture the Good (150388)
Cardstock & Paper: Rococo Rose (150882), Shimmery White (101910), 2019-2021 In Color 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (149617), Silver Glimmer Paper (146960)
Ink: Basic Gray (149165)
Miscellaneous: Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), 1-1/2” Circle Punch (138299), 1” Circle Punch (119868), ½” Circle Punch (119869), Rococo Rose ½” Scalloped Linen Ribbon (149704), Black ½” Satin Ribbon (146280), 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots (149607), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Bone Folder (102300), Paper Snips (103579), die-cutting machine

Measurements:
• Rococo Rose card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4” then folded in half with a Bone Folder plus a scrap to stamp sentiment on that you will cut down after you stamp it – about 2-3/4” x 1-1/2”
• Designer Series Paper: Rococo Rose sheet 4” x 5-1/4”
• Shimmery White: main camera needs 3-1/2” x 2-3/4” plus 2 scraps that you can stamp the lens on two times so you can punch out two circles in different sizes
• Silver Glimmer Paper: scrap that you can punch a ½” circle out of
• Ribbon: Black ½” Satin – about 8”; Rococo Rose ½” Scalloped Linen – about 7” for small bow

Instructions:

1. Stamp camera with Basic Gray ink three times on three pieces of Shimmery White cardstock: one needs to be the whole camera with room to cut it out plus two more focusing on the lens as you will punch those out.
2. Using 1-1/2” Circle Punch and 1” Circle Punch, punch out two circles from the two of the stamped lens images.
3. Punch Silver Glimmer Paper with ½” Circle Punch.
4. With Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the two camera lens circles on top of one another and the main camera. Using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, adhere the Silver Glimmer Paper and set aside to dry.
5. Stamp sentiment with Basic Gray onto scrap Rococo Rose then die cut with one of the Stitched Nested Labels Dies aligning so that sentiment is aligned towards the bottom to leave room for ribbon bow later.
6. Attach 3 Rococo Rose Faceted Dots to bottom of the sentiment.
7. WIth your SNAIL, adhere ends of Black Satin Ribbon to back of the camera.
8. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to camera and attach to card.
9. Align camera “strap” askew and hold it down in a few places with SNAIL.
10. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on sentiment piece and place over left camera strap.
11. Lastly, tie Rococo Rose Scalloped Linen Ribbon in a small bow, trim ends with Paper Snips then attach to stop of sentiment with Mini Glue Dots.

Push Pop Celebration

Have some fun with a push pop celebration.  Create this adorable, fun project for any occasion.  You can create them for party favors or maybe even a special occasion at school.  It’s bound to be a celebration no matter what you put in them.


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Little Elephant (145728)
Card Stock – Whisper White Card Stock (100730); Pineapple Punch Card Stock (146971); Gorgeous Grape Card Stock (146987)
Stamp Pads – Coastal Cabana Ink Pad (147097); Gorgeous Grape Ink Pad (147099)
Misc. – Pineapple Punch 1/8” Grosgrain Ribbon (146971); Whisper White 5/8” Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (146912)); Brights Stampin’ Write Markers (147157); 2” Circle Punch (133782); Starburst Punch (143717); Dimensionals (104430); Bone Folder (102300); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995); round Push Pop container

Measurements:
· White Card Stock: Scrap to stamp and punch out
· Pineapple Punch Card Stock: 3” square
· Gorgeous Grape Card Stock: 6” x 1-3/4”
· Ribbon: 17” of each

Instructions:

1. Stamp the small elephant using Coastal Cabana ink on white card stock. Use markers to color balloons then stamp in elephant’s trunk. Stamp greeting in Gorgeous Grape ink. Punch out the image with 2” punch.
2. Punch a starburst out of the Pineapple Punch card stock and adhere to the back of the stamped circle.
3. Use the bone folder to “curl” the Gorgeous Grape strip of card stock, then adhere it around the bottom of push pop container using Tear & Tape. Directions
4. Tie ribbons around the grape strip with a bow on the front.
5. Use a bone folder to curl starburst circle, then attach to the front of the container using dimensionals.