Celebrating Fathers

Next month is a time for celebrating Fathers and all that they mean to us.  It’s the perfect opportunity to show the dad in your life how much he means to you.  The Geared Up Garage Bundle is perfect for masculine cards.  It can be hard to create cards for men but these products make it easy.

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Supplies:
• Stamp Set – Geared Up Garage Bundle (148590)
• Card Stock – Real Red (102482); Basic Black (121045); Crushed Curry (131199)
• Stamp Pads – Read Red (147084); Memento Tuxedo Black (132708); Versamark Pad (102283)
• Misc. – Classic Garage 6×6 Designer Series Paper (148482); Garage Gears Thinlits Dies (148521)- or Bundle with Geared Up Garage Stamp Set (Bundle – 150610); Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (1469456); Classic Garage Metal Elements (148485); Linen Thread (104199); Snail Adhesive (104332); Heat Tool (129053); Big Shot (143263); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:
• Real Red Cardstock – 11” x 4 ¼”
• Basic Black Cardstock – 3” x 3”
• Crushed Curry Cardstock- 2 ½” x 2”
• Classic Garage Designer Series Paper – 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”

Instructions:

1. Score the Real Red cardstock at 5 1/2″ and fold to form card front.
2. Stamp the oil blotch to the card front in Real Red ink. Add some nut images in Memento Tuxedo Black around the oil blotches.
3. Glue Designer Series Paper to the Basic Black layer.
4. Wrap Linen Thread several times around the middle of the of the DSP and tie in a bow on the right side. Thread Line Thread through the key and tie to the bow.
5. Pop up the DSP piece to the card front.
6. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink on the Crushed Curry, add Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set.
7. Cut out sentiment with the coordinating framelits and Big Shot. Pop up on top of the Linen Thread.

Rosy May Product Choices

There is still time to take advantage of the new Rosy May product choices.  It is full of sunshine and flowers and perfect for the Spring season.  I know you will enjoy this Rosy Product Medley.  This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.  Take a look below at the images and products included in this new Product Medley.

The new rosy May product choices are a new product release for Stampin’ Up! and you can expect to see more products like this in the future.  It’s a new concept and filled to the brim with cute, coordinating products. 

With a little imagination, you can create some gorgeous projects.  The Designer Series Paper alone has beautiful color and images that can create amazing backgrounds.  Lastly, the stamp set has a few different sentiments for various occasions and styles.  

Also, they are designed to provide you with endless creative possibilities.  If this kit is any indication of what to expect in the future, I think this product line will have some wonderful options coming out.  The idea of having so many products included in one box appeals to me so much because the coordination is done for you. 
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Crafting Friends Card

Creating a crafting friends card is easy when you use the Crafting Forever stamp set.  Also, this crafting friends card is a great way to show your friends how much you appreciate them.  Let them see what you can create and share with each other.  Some of the images can also be used appreciate any artist.  Let your imagination take over. 

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Supplies:

Stamp set: Crafting Forever (143958)
Cardstock: Balmy Blue (146982), Crumb Cake (120953), Shimmery White (101910)
Ink: Balmy Blue (147105), Memento Pad Tuxedo Black (132708)
Miscellaneous: Stampin’ Blends: Crumb Cake Combo Pack (144601), Smoky Slate Combo Pack (145058), Mango Melody Light (147943), Lovely Lipstick Light (147026), Blackberry Bliss Light (147909), Pumpkin Pie Dark (144577), Pineapple Punch Dark (147030), Night of Navy Light (144036), Bermuda Bay Light (144580), 3/8” Classic Weave Ribbon Crumb Cake (144162), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Layering Ovals Framelits (141706), Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (148551), Banner Triple Punch (138292), Frames Elements (146906), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:
• Balmy Blue card base: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” then folded in half; 3-1/2” x 2-1/2”, 2-3/4” x 1”
• Shimmery White: 2-1/2” x 3-1/2”
• Crumb Cake: 2-3/4” x 4-1/4”, 1-1/2” x 2-1/2”
• Ribbon: 8-1/2”

Instructions:

1. First of all, stamp scissors image on the front of the card base with Balmy Blue ink in vertical columns. Start in the upper left and alternate the alignment of the scissors so they face down, up, down and, up.
2. Next, stamp the pot of stampin’ tools with Memento Ink on Shimmery White. Color in with Stampin’ Blends as shown or as desired. Die cut image with oval.
3. Die cut a scalloped oval from Balmy Blue card stock and a rectangle from Crumb Cake.
4. The sentiment is stamped on Balmy Blue and then trim the end with Triple Banner Punch leaving room to later adhere one of the wood Frames Elements.
5. Attack sentiment piece onto Crumb Cake and trim to create a border on three sides.
6. Tie ribbon around the lower portion of the Crumb Cake rectangle. Trim ends.
7. Affix focal point onto Crumb Cake rectangle with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Scoot ribbon down as needed to fit the oval on top of it.
8. Adhere the focal piece to card base with SNAIL Adhesive.
9. Add sentiment with 2 Stampin’ Dimensionals.
10. Lastly, use a Mini Glue Dot and affix a wooden heart to sentiment piece.

Colorful Swirly Card Surprise

Create a colorful swirly card surprise for a special thank you using the Swirly Bird stamp set.  The colors are vibrant and the sentiment helps you express your thoughts.  The swirls are a perfect accent to enhance the flowers.  Each flower has it’s own beauty.

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Supplies:  
Stamp Sets – Swirly Bird (141749); All Things Thanks (w143089; c143097)

Card Stock – Basic Black (121045); Whisper White (100730); Granny Apply Green (146990); Bermuda Bay (131197); Melon Mambo (115320); Pineapple Punch (146971)
Stamp Pads – Melon Mambo (147051); Pineapple Punch); Bermuda Bay (147096)
Misc. – Big Shot (143263); Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372); Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220); Basic Black Solid Baker’s Twine (141682), SNAIL (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Liquid Multipurpose Glue (110755)

Measurements:
● Basic Black (base): 4 ¼” x 11, scored at 5 ½” and folded
● Whisper White (layer): 3 ¾” x 5”

Instructions:

1. Adhere the Whisper White layer to Basic Black card.
2. Cut the Twine approx. 15 inches, tie around the card and finish with a bow.
3. Use the medium sized swirl from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits to cut out Melon Mambo & Bermuda Bay cardstock with Big Shot.
4. Use Big Shot with smallest swirl thinlit to cut out shape with Pineapple Punch cardstock.
5. Stamp large circle swirl stamp on each coloured cardstock (Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay & Pineapple Punch) in its matching colour.
6. Cut out the Bermuda Bay and Melon Mambo images with paper snips leaving a little border.
7. Place Pineapple Punch cut out over stamped image and cut stamped image so it fits underneath.
8. Add small amounts of liquid glue to back of swirl shapes and adhere to front of stamped images. Use SNAIL to add to card.
9. Cut out leaves using Thinlits and adhere to card tucking them slightly under flowers.
10. Cut out 2 ¼” stitched oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
11. Ink the greeting from the All Things Thanks stamp set with Bermuda Bay ink, then stamp on scrap paper once. Ink the bottom part of the greeting again with the Bermuda Bay ink, then stamp on oval.
12. Add dimensionals to back of greeting and adhere to card.
13. Add some rhinestones to card.

Beautiful Cherry Blossoms

Take a minute to smell the flowers when you send this special card to someone this Summer.  Let them admire the beautiful cherry blossoms and soft colors with the simple words of encouragement.  Also, it’s always special when you let them know you are thinking of them.  Hand made cards probably mean more today than they did ten years ago because technology is so much easier.


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Supplies:
• Stamp Sets – Colorful Season (143726)
• Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Pool Party (122924)
• Stamp Pads – Blushing Bride (147100), Crumb Cake (147116)
• Misc. – Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332)

Measurements:
• Whisper White: 5.5” x 8.5”, 2” x 4”
• Pool Party: 2.5” x 4.25””

Instructions:

1. Fold the larger piece of Whisper White cardstock in half to create the cardbase
2. Stamp the branch in Crumb Cake and the cherry blossoms in Blushing Bride onto the smaller piece of Whisper White cardstock. Stamp the sentiment in Blushing Bride
3. Adhere the stamped piece of Whisper White to the Pool Party cardstock as per the sample
4. The large cherry blossoms should be stamped in Blushing Bride randomly onto the cardfront
5. Add the sentiment on the left side of the cardfront with Stampin’ Dimensionals
6. Lastly, place the smaller rhinestones to the centers of the flowers as desired.

Welcome Baby With Ducks

If a friend or family has a baby, you can welcome baby with ducks.  Maybe it will be a new approach for you.  The Fable Friends stamp set is perfect for special occasions just like this and maybe a few others.  You can really be creative with this stamp set and just use your imagination.  Just look at the stamp set image below and you decide.


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Supplies:
Stamps: Fable Friends (148670), Well Said Bundle (148796)
Cardstock: Whisper White (100730), Balmy Blue (146982), Highland Heather (146986)
Ink: Memento stamp pad (132708)
Miscellaneous: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Flirty Flamingo Combo Pack (147278), Balmy Blue Combo Pack (148544), Crumb Cake Combo Pack (144601), Pumpkin Pie Combo Pack (144599), Highland Heather Combo Pack (147276), Mint Macaron Combo Pack (147283), Mango Melody Combo Pack (147945)

Measurements:
• Balmy Blue card base: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ plus scrap
• Highland Heather: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ plus scrap
• Whisper White: 4″ x 5 1/4″

Instructions:

1. First you place and stamp Mama Duck and the babies on Whisper White using Memento stamp pad.
2. Color Mama and the babies using Stampin’ Up! Blends.
3. The ‘welcome’ is cut from Highland Heather scrap using the Well Written Framelits Dies (bundled with the Well Said stamp set).
4. Cut out ‘baby’ from Balmy Blue scrap using the same framelits.
5. Glue words above Mama Duck and the babies using a small amount of the Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I used a toothpick to add the glue to the words.
6. Lastly, layer the Highland Heather onto the base card and then the Whisper White onto the Highland Heather.  Then you too can welcome baby with ducks.