Friendship Card Surprise

The Free as a Bird stamp set is perfect on its own.  However, when you add a little surprise, it makes it even better.  Take a look at this friendship card surprise.  It’s intriguing just to look at.  Then you pull out the card to a simple greeting that would make anyone smile.  The flowers are colored in various colors and a delicate bow completes the look.  


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set (149468)
Card Stock – Petal Pink (146985); Whisper White (100730); Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper (149592)
Stamp Pads – Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad (147114)
Misc. – Stampin’ Blends Petal Pink Combo (147272);Calypso Coral Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144042); Old Olive Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144574); Pool Party Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144595); Dark Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Marker (146875);1-1/2” Circle Punch (138299); Petal Pink 5/8″ (1.6 Cm) Organdy Striped Ribbon (149441);Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108); Snail Adhesive (104332); Die Cutting Machine

Measurements:
· Petal Pink: 4 1/8” x 5 3/8” and scrap for circle punch
· Whisper White: 3 3/4” x 5”
· DSP: 9 1/4” x 6

Instructions:

1. Score the DSP at 5/8” on the 9 1/4 side of the paper, rotate paper and score at 2 3/4” and 7”.
2. Take your paper snips and cut off the 5/8” paper along the scoreline to the next score line on both ends of the paper.
3. Fold along the score lines. Add adhesive to the ends of the DSP so that when you fold into the middle the adhesive sticks to each other. Add adhesive to 5/8” bottom flap and fold up to form a pocket.
4. Using the Circle Punch punch out a half circle at top of pocket.
5. With the Early Espresso ink, stamp the whisper white card stock with sentiment and bird image and color with blends. Attach to Petal Pink card stock.
6. Tie ribbon around front of pocket
7. Using Early Espresso stamp flower and sentiment on Petal Pink card stock and punch out with circle punch. Adhere to front of card with dimensionals.

Coordinating Flowers

Take a look at the coordinating Flowers in the Pressed Petal Suite.  The pages are beautiful and so versatile.  You have a lot of options in the new Pressed Peal Suite available now through Stampin’ Up!  Take a look at the video below for more information on this suite. 

I love suites because it takes a lot of the guessing away.  You can see why that is a favorite of mine. You can visit my online store here to see our entire collection of suites available through the new catalog.  Which is your favorite? 

 

Hoot Congratulations

You can send your congratulations with this adorable card created with the Hoot Hoot Hooray stamp set.  Drop them a note and send them a hoot congratulations.  Nothing 

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Hoot Hoot Hooray (149352);
Card Stock – Soft Sea Foam (146988); Mint Macaron (138337); Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
Misc. – Stampin’ Blends- Pineapple Punch Light (147030), Balmy Blue Light (148542), Flirty Flamingo Light (147932);Tufted 3D embossing folder (151785); (Dimensionals (104430); ¼” Textile Ribbon Mint Macaron (149480)

Measurements:
• Soft Seafoam: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”
• Mint Macaron: 4” x 5 ¼”
• Whistper White: 3” x 3”

Instructions:
1. Emboss the Mint Macaron cardstock.
2. Stamp and color the image on the Whisper White cardstock
3. Layer cardstock. Use Dimensionals to attach the layer of Soft Seafoam cardstock
4. Tie a bow with the ribbon and attach to the card.

Beautiful Florals

Floral Essence Butterfly Card

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Floral Essence Bundle [151055], Butterfly Gala Photopolymer Stamp Set [148580]
Card Stock – Rococo Rose 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [150882], Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock [100730]
Stamp Pads – Garden Green Classic Stampin’ Pad [147089], Rococo Rose Classic Stampin’ Pad [150080], Pretty Peacock Classic Stampin’ Pad [150083], Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Pad [150085], So Saffron Classic Stampin’ Pad [147109]
Misc.- 2019–2021 In Color 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [149617], Blender Pens [102845], Twine Baker’s Whisper White [124262], Gold Faceted Gems [144141], SNAIL Permanent Adhesive [104332], Glue Dots [103683], Fine-Tip Glue Pen [138309], Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter [133751], Stamparatus [146276], Butterfly Duet Punch [148523]

Measurements:
• Rococo Rose: 5 ½” x 8 ½” , 4 ½” x 2 ½” , ¾” x 2 ½”, scrap piece for flowers
• Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 2 ¼” , plus scrap piece for butterflies
• Rococo Rose Designer Series Paper: 4” x 5 ¼”

Instructions:

1. Fold Rococo Rose card stock in half to create card base.
2. Glue Designer Series Paper layer to front of card.
3.Stamp stems & leaves with Garden Green ink pad and stamp onto 4 ¼” x 2 ¼” Whisper White card stock layer. Pull colour in with blender pen.
4. Ink sentiment with Rococo Rose ink pad and stamp onto ¾” x 2 ½ piece of Rococo Rose card stock. Glue to Whisper White layer.
5. Wrap White Twine around stamped card stock, securing in the back with glue dot and tying a bow on the top. Glue Whisper White layer to 4 ½” x 2 ½” Rococo Rose card stock and adhere to the front of the card.
6. Next, ink the flower with Rococo Rose ink pad and stamp onto a scrap piece of Rococo Rose card stock. Repeat three more times. Cut flowers with Perennial Flower punch.
7. Lightly mist each flower with water and crumple slightly and glue two together. Repeat. Glue the flowers to front of card and place a gold gem in the centre of each one.
8. Stamp butterflies with Pretty Peacock ink pad for the outline. Stamp the bold images with Seaside Spray and So Saffron ink pads. Cut with Butterfly Duet punch. Repeat with the small butterfly so that you have two small and one large butterfly. Stamp body with Pretty Peacock ink pads. Glue to card. Stamp antennas with Pretty Peacock ink.
9. Lastly, add Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to the wings of the butterflies using the Fine-tip Glue Pen.

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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