Acknowledge Friendships

Spring is a great time to acknowledge friendships with those you love.  This is a beautiful card created with the Grace’s Garden Bundle.  The words are right there in the sentiment and help you to express what you need to say.  These are the ties that bind.

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· Stamp Sets – Grace’s Garden Bundle (English) [153789], Enjoy Life Photopolymer Stamp Set [148190]
· Card Stock – Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] , Real Red 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [102482]
· Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708], Smoky Slate [147113], Highland Heather [147103], Crumb Cake [147116], Grapefruit Grove [147142], Real Red [147084], Daffodil Delight [147094], Bermuda Bay [147096], Pear Pizzazz [147104]
· Misc. – Stamparatus [146276] , Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430], Snail Adhesive [104332], Mini Glue Dots [103683], Whisper White 1/4″ (6.4 Mm) Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon [151326], Detailed Trio Punch [146320], Aqua Painters [103954], Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush [141897]

· Real Red – 8 ½” x 5 ½”
· Whisper White: 4” x 5 ¼”, plus piece for die cuts


1. Fold Real Red card stock in half to create card base. Round top and bottom corners with Detailed Trio Punch.
2. Place 4” x 5 ¼” piece of Whisper White card stock on Stamparatus. Using Black Memento ink pad, stamp fence, flowers and sentiment. On scrap piece of Whisper White card stock, stamp fence, flowers, cat and bird. Colour images with Aqua Painters and ink pads. Round top and bottom of card stock with Detailed Trio Punch and use SNAIL to adhere to card front.
3. On scrap piece of Whisper White card stock, stamp fence, flowers, cat and bird. Colour images with Aqua Painters and ink pads. Cut with coordinating dies and place on card with Stampin’ Dimensionals *Stagger the die-cuts slightly when placing on card.
4. Stamp butterflies images from “Enjoy Life” set with Highland Heather ink pad.
5. Add Clear Wink of Stella to butterflies, flowers and bird.  Then you can acknowledge friendships too.

Vintage Flowers

With Spring upon us, what could be more beautiful than vintage style cards.  Create many of these Vintage Flowers for your friends and family. You can also change up the colors and sentiment and you can use them for any occasion. 

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Stamp Sets – Very Vintage Clear-Mount [146801]/Wood-Mount[146798]; Itty Bitty Greetings Clear-Mount [146667]/Wood-Mount [146664]; Sheet Music Wood-Mount [143967]/Clear-Mount [143970]
Card Stock – Smoky Slate [131202]; Powder [144244]; Whisper White [100730]
Stamp Pads – Lovely Lipstick [147140]; Jet Black [101406]; Smoky Slate [147113]
Misc.- SNAIL Permanent Adhesive [104332]; Glue Dots [103683]; Big Shot [143263]; Stamparatus [146276]; Silver Glimmer Paper [146960]; Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies [148527]; Twine Baker’s Whisper White [124262]; Classic Label Punch [141491]; Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430]

• Smoky Slate: 11” x 4 ¼”
• Silver Glimmer Paper: 4 ¼” x 3”
• Whisper White: 4 1/8” x 3”; ½” x 2 ½”
• Powder Pink: 4 ¼” x ½” (two pieces)”; 3” x 1”


1. First of all, fold Smoky Slate in half to create card base.
2. Use border dies from “Be Mine Stitched Framelits” along 4 ¼” side of the Silver Glimmer Paper. Glue Powder Pink card stock strip along top and bottom of Silver Glimmer paper and adhere to bottom portion of the card base.
3. Then, you stamp flower image from “Very Vintage” set onto Whisper White layer using Lovely Lipstick ink.
4. Stamp sheet music with Smoky Slate on 3” x 1” Powder Pink card stock and glue to Whisper White layer. Wrap twine around, securing in back. Add a bow with a glue dot and place a rhinestone in the center. Adhere to card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
5. Lastly, stamp sentiment from “Itty Bitty Greetings” with Stazon onto 2 ½” x ½” Whisper White card stock. Cut and flag with Classic Label Punch and place on the card with dimensionals.

Stamparatus News

The exciting Stamparatus news is all about our new accessories that will help enhance your Stamparatus experience.  You can now get Grid Paper, Foam Mats and Plates. Purchase each of those accessories seperately as you need them.  Watch below as Brian tells you all about the new accessories available and a quick tutorial on using the Plates. 

The major benefit to the Stamparatus is being able to stamp multiple images that align on your card to create a design or pattern.  Cut your time in half and produce multiple cards. Swap out the plates and keep stamping.  It’s very easy to use this tool.  Another great feature is that is allows for adding a little more creativity with images and spacing.  Therefore, you can create layers of images and an array of colors.  If you don’t have a Stamparatus, pick one up today.  If you have a Stamparatus, you can pick up some of the accessories instead.

This Stamparatus news means that Stampin’ Up! is expanding the line and there could be more things to come.  If you don’t have a Stamparatus, visit my online store and get yours today.

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