The Stampin’ Up! retiring stamp set Just Believe, Bonnie Klass and the Sunshine and Sprinkles designer series paper were the inspiration for this clean and simple (CAS) card. (The complete supply list is at the bottom of this post.)
I love this layout and have used it numerous times over the years, so when I saw Bonnie’s Open Seas card with the world map down the left side I knew just what I wanted to do. And since I wanted it bright and cheery I went straight to the Sunshine and Sprinkles for color inspiration.
The center panel measures 3-3/4″ x 5″ which allows for a 1/4″ border on a standard 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ card. This size panel is my go-to when I’m layering color on color. The circle were stamped in Melon Mambo, Pacific Point, Wild Wasabi, Marina Mist and Daffodil Delight and punched out with the 1-1/4″ circle punch. After laying them out and adhering the circles to the panel, I used my paper snips to trim the circles at the top and the bottom.
I stamped the sentiment from the same Just Believe stamp set and wrapped Bakers Twine around the panel before I adhered it to the card base with dimensionals. Another option would be to use a mask and stamp the circles directly on the card front. For more information on using a mask, check out this post or watch the video below.
As I mentioned before the Sunshine and Sprinkles dsp was the inspiration for the colors on this card and I lined my envelope with paper from this pack. I hope to post a video tomorrow and show you how easy it is to line your envelopes with coordinating patterns.
This butterfly card also includes the Elegant Lines embossing folder which is on the retiring list and will no longer be available after the supplies are depleted. I love this embossing folder and I’m sad to see it go. You can view more projects made with this embossing folder here, here and here.
I used an Easter card to inspire today’s creation. By using the basic design of a previous project it is easy way to be inspired and quickly design a new card! And no one will guess you are copying off yourself!
The This and That Epic Day Designer Series Paper inspired my color choices. To create the butterfly, I used the ‘rock n roll’ technique. First I inked up the stamp with Daffodil Delight and then rolled the it in Calypso Coral before stamping. This stamp works perfectly with the Elegant Butterfly punch and I also layered the butterfly on a punched Basic Gray butterfly.
I love this Bakers Twine storage idea. I’m definitely going to do this!!
DISCONTINUING COLORS AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST: Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Baja Breeze, Riding Hood Red, Not Quite Navy, More Mustard, River Rock, Lucky Limeade. Some are already gone! Read more here and order here.
TAKE A SNEAK PEEK AT THE SPRING SURPRISE – A Round Array stamp set and coordinating scallop punch bundle available now.
I can hardly believe that Sale-a-bration ends in 2 days! When Sale-a-bration ends, this Vine Street embossing folderwill go away too. This is one of the three cards we made during the stamp camp over the weekend. Super cute and super easy! I love punch art bunnies. This one is created with two punches of the Small Oval punchand a couple of punches of the smallest petal from the Blossom Petals Builder punch.
Happy Easter is stamped from the Stampin’ Up! Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Setand punched out with the Word Window punch. After you punch it out you can feed one end of it into the bottom of the punch and shorten the strip, which is what I did here.
Today I have another My Digital Studio (MDS) video tutorial for you. I’ll walk you through step-by-step how I created this printable. You can make a printable from any quote that you like. If you want to display a favorite scripture, a funny saying, a birthday greeting, message or an inspirational quote, just follow these step-by-step instructions and you can have a custom-made printable!
And even if you aren’t interested in creating a printable, but you are interested in scrapbooking or any other digital designing in MDS, you will learn things from the video tutorial that you can use for whatever you choose to design.
There are three new digital downloads available this week including a FREE download!
With the great new price just announced and a handful of free digital downloads too everyone can enjoy creating digitally. Make beautiful books, personalized cards and printables, flyers, website banners and just about anything with the wonderful My Digital Studio Software!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I have green inky fingers after painting this Silver Glimmer Paper to create this leprechaun hat. With all the glittery shimmer of this hat, I kept the rest of the card very clean and simple.
I made this hat with the large circle and oval punches. The hat ban is a sliver of Basic Gray covered with dazzling diamonds glitter.
Here’s a St. Patrick’s Day treat bag made with an envelope, the large heart punch and a Top Note trimmed piece of Gumball Green Poetry Prints designer series paper.
Here’s a brand-new 2013 Stampin’ Up! catalog stamp set, A Round Array, released this week as a Spring Surprise! You can save 15% when you purchase this stamp set (available in clear-mount only) with the 7/8″ scallop circle punch in the Spring Surprise Bundle.
Only 5 more days to order your Stampin’ Up! Free Sale-a-brationproducts with a qualifying order. And you can add this bundle to your shopping cart with a few more things and get FREE Stampin’ Up! product – now until March 22nd.
This card is just plain fun! These sophisticated flowers from the Secret Garden Stamp and Framelit Die bundle are ready to party in these vibrant colors on black cardstock. Bloomin’ Marvelous is from the Sale-a-bration set by the same name. Doesn’t this card look super involved and time consuming to make? It’s not! With the Versamark ink, color embossing powder and the coordinating stamp set and framelit dies, it’s a snap to make! (Come back tomorrow for the video tutorial or subscribe to the blog updates in RSS/email in the right sidebar under the facebook & youtube buttons.)
The base of the card is Whisper White cardstock with strips of Summer Smooches designer series paper adhered to the front.
Here’s the card recipe:
SAB: Bloomin’ Marvelous stamp set (SAB supplies are free with a $50 product purchase. All supplies are from Stampin’ Up! Click on the links below for product details & ordering.)
Stampin’ Up! just announced a new totally clear stamp set – Designer Typeset Stamp Set. It’s made with photopolymer and looks fabulous. I’ve already ordered mine and can’t wait for it to get here. It’s 57 pieces for only $13.95. What a deal! (Above you see a couple of sample gift cards made by Lisa W. at Stampin’ Up!)
Click here to view the product page AND the funny introductory video.
MORE DETAILS FROM STAMPIN’ UP!:
We’ve searched long and hard for just the right material to be able to introduce completely clear stamping. And we’ve found it. We’re excited to announce that we now have wood-mount, clear-mount AND photopolymer stamps! The new photopolymer will be an addition to our stamp line. Our top-quality photopolymer has just enough give to create a perfectly stamped image every time and with the introduction of our firm-foam pads, let’s just say they’re meant for each other!
What makes them so great?
They’re entirely transparent for perfect placement every time!
They are durable. The photopolymer material is designed to last.
Can you say sticky? (Don’t worry; in a good way.) These stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks.
They’re age tested. They won’t yellow or cloud up over time.
They use FDA, food-safe material. How far can you stretch your stamping creativity?
We could go on, but we’ll let you try them for yourself.
This stamp set is offered on a trial basis and there will be other photopolymer stamp sets available in the future. All photopolymer sets will be packaged in cello bag w/insert, but don’t forget you can store them in our clear cases.
Use this exclusive photopolymer alphabet set (with extras!) for titles or embellishments on scrapbook pages, cards, or any type of project.
We recommend clear block sizes A, B, G, F, and I (not included in the set).
Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option.
Our top-quality photopolymer stamps give a perfectly stamped image every time.
Best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price! (In fact, I’m getting two so I can spell out “miss you”, “get well”, “happy birthday” on one block! Perfect!)
This birthday card just makes me want to sing “I Love Paris in the Springtime.” The eiffel tower from the Stampin’ Up! Collage Curios stamp set takes center stage but the swirly background from the Hearts a Flutter tag helps it along the way.
Each tag was stamped and then punched out with the Postage Stamp punch and popped up with a Stampin’ Dimensional. I loved using the 2011-13 In Colors for a perfect spring color palette: Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Pool Party and Whisteria Wonder with a little Pink Pirouette added in.