The final make ‘n take card from the Open House utilizes simple stamping with the Daisy Lane Bundle. Since the group was large, it was necessary to have projects without a lot of detail and that would be appropriate for all stamping levels. The Daisy Lane stamp set and coordinating Medium Daisy Punch were perfect! Instead of layering cardstock for a card base, the Gold Foil-Edged Cards and Envelopes are used. The foil edge adds pizzazz to the project.
Stamp the flower stems directly onto the Gold Foil-Edged Card using Granny Apple Green Classic Ink Pad.
Use Melon Mambo Classic Ink Pad to stamp 4 medium daisy petal flowers onto Whisper White cardstock. With the Medium Daisy Punch, punch the stamped daisy flowers.
To create the flowers, layer one daisy atop the other. Turn the top daisy so that the petals fill the gap in the petals of the bottom daisy. Attach the top daisy to the bottom daisy using mini glue dots.
Attach the daisies to the stamped flower stems using mini-glue dots. Place one of the daisies slightly lower on the stem as seen in the card photo.
It’s time to set sail! One of the samples displayed at the Open House features the Sailing Home bundle which includes the Sailing Home Stamp Set and matching Smooth Sailing Dies. In addition, the coordinating Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sail Away Trinkets complete the card. One of my favorite sayings in the stamp set is highlighted on the card sample. The sentiment is perfect for a recent graduate or for anyone starting an new adventure. The saying is a reminder that it is time to set sail and follow your dreams! Also,The Sailing Home Bundle is a perfect for creating masculine themed cards.
Card Base: Night of Navy cardstock (4-1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″ for top fold card); 1-3/4″ x 3-3/4″; small scrap to die cut rope
Whisper White: 4″ x 5-1/4″ – cut 2 – one for front layer and one for interior; 1-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ for sentiment; scrap to stamp and cut sailboat
Designer Series Paper: 3-3/4″ x 5″
With Night of Navy Classic Ink Pad, stamp sentiment onto Whisper White cardstock strip. Refer to photo of card for placement.
Stamp the sailboat onto scrap of Whisper White cardstock with the Night of Navy Classic Ink Pad. Use coordinating sailboat die to cut the sailboat.
Use rope die to cut the rope from a scrap of Night of Navy cardstock.
Assemble card layers using Snail Adhesive.
Attach sailboat to side of sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Embellish by using mini glue dots to add the die cut rope and the boat steering wheel from the Sail Away Trinkets.
One of the stamp sets highlighted at the Open House was the Free As A Bird stamp set. If you’re a bird lover, this is the set for you. The sample showcasing the stamp set and the coordinating Bird Ballard Designer Series Paper is a make ‘n take from the April Stampin’ Up! OnStage event. As I enjoy bird watching and have bird pictures throughout my house, naturally I gravitated toward the Free As A Bird stamp set. It was the first set on my order. And of course, the beautiful Bird Ballard Designer Series Paper. The paper is gorgeous with it’s vibrant colors and helps to create a stunning card. So, today I’m sharing with you the sample that I made at the event. Also, below the photo is a short video that Stampin’ Up! prepared showing how to make the card.
Did you enjoy the video? Now, after seeing the card and how simple it is to make, don’t you just have to have the products?
Card Project Materials & Measurements:
Card Base: Pool Party cardstock (8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, score at 4-1/4″ and fold on scoreline)
Whisper White cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 2-1/2″
Bird Ballard Designer Series Paper: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
Old Olive cardstock: 5/8″ x 2-1/4″
Lace Ribbon (approximately 15″)
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Stampin’ Blends: Light & Dark Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Light & Dark Old Olive
Yes, in the 2019-2020 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog, we have cows! The Over the Moon stamp set will have you smiling. The set is so darn cute, you can’t help but be happy. I have had lots of fun using the set. For the open house, I made a couple of cards and a tag to attach to a mini-milk carton filled with milk duds.
Card #1 Details:
In addition to highlighting the Over the Moon stamp set on this first card, it also features the new In-Color Terracotta Tile. The card base is Terracotta Tile cardstock with a layer of Whisper White cardstock. The top layer is the coordinating gingham check from the 2019-2021 In-Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Pack. A strip of coordinating Terracotta Tile Scalloped Linen Ribbon tucked below the cow layer adds that “little extra something”. Stamp the cow onto Whisper White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and color with Stampin’ Blends. The colors on the cow’s spots below are Smoky Slate Light and Dark Stampin’ Blends with a touch of Light Basic Black Stampin’ Blends. To create the shadow effect, use the light Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends. The Ivory Stampin’ Blend highlights the nostrils of the cow. Stamp the sentiment with the Terracotta Tile Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad. Lastly, cut the shape using the large circle Stitched Shapes Die. Doesn’t this cow make you smile?
Card #2 Details:
For the second card, one of the new Scalloped Note Cards creates the card base along with another of the Over the Moon stamps. The Scalloped Note Cards and coordinating envelopes help simplify card making. The set contains 5 each of four colors: Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Light Pink and Terracotta Tile. To recreate the card below, stamp the cow onto Whisper White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. Color using the cow spots using the Light and Dark Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends. Complete the coloring using Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends for the boots, Old Olive for the leaves and Daffodil Delight for the daisy center. Oh don’t forget, color the cow’s horns and nostrils using the Ivory Stampin’ Blends. Cut using the Layering Ovals Dies. Finish by stamping the sentiment onto a strip of Daffodil Delight cardstock and tying a bow with Whisper White Baker’s Twine.
Last but not least…
are the milk cartons with the cow tag. Talk about a fun project! Several of the items for this project are retired product but the cows just scream to be added to a milk carton! The milk cartons are cut using a retired Milk Carton die but you can find ready cut milk cartons available on Amazon. The clothes pins to hold the tag are also retired but the new Mini Library Clips would work wonderfully. Of course, I forgot to add them to my order! The Love What You Do stamp set has the perfect stamps to create the “cow spots” on the milk carton! The cow was colored as in card #2 and cut using the 2″ circle punch. The Starburst Punch creates the base of either Terracotta Tile or Pretty Peacock cardstock which showcases the cow. All attendees at the Open House were able to take a milk carton home with them.
I hope these cows make you smile too! Be sure to order the Over the Moon stamp set and have fun creating a variety of projects. Contact me (CreativestampingwithMargaret@gmail.com) if you need assistance placing your order.
Today, May 31, is the last day you can order the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit which includes a full array of coordinating products. It is a fabulous kit for any lover of papercrafts. This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating products has been available for the month of May and sadly the time has come for it to end.
So, don’t let it pass you up.
You will receive the following items in the kit:
Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps
Coordinating Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″
6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
6″ x 6″ Rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
Printed die cuts—2 sheets
Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
Adhesive backed mirror embellishments in Rose Gold—60 embellishments; 1/4″
Melon Mambo 1/4″ Ruched Ribbon—10 yards
Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards
1/2 oz of Rose Gold Shimmer Paint
Just check out the images and products included in this new Product Medley.
Also, here are a few samples showcasing the products:
Visit my online store or email me at email@example.com for more information. It’s a beautiful combination of products that you will want to add to your collection.
Plus as a bonus, order the Product Medley through me and receive a set of note cards and envelopes as a Thank You gift. The note cards will be great to use for your card making.
This is a new way to enhance your creative potential. Don’t delay! You’ll not want to miss this kit.
Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting! Be sure to check back soon as I’ll be sharing some new creative projects.
For a recent birthday card, the Beautiful You stamp set was selected for the design. The Live, Laugh, Love phrase and the carefree lady dancing is perfect for my friend. She is the embodiment of the Live with passion, Laugh out loud and Love deeply. Do you have such a friend? I can truly say my friend enjoys life to the fullest and her enthusiasm for life is contagious. When times are hectic, I like to think of her and smile.
The card base is Balmy Blue cardstock (5-1/2″ x 8-1/4″, score at 4-1/4″ for standard card size). See the coordinating ribbon? Create is by using Balmy Blue Ink Refill to color the Whisper White 5/8″ Polka Dot Ribbon. It’s easy – add a couple of drops of the ink refill to a plastic bag, insert the ribbon and massage the bag to color the ribbon. Remove and allow to dry before using. In a hurry, use your heat tool on low to dry the ribbon. To test that the ribbon is dry, I pull it through a folded piece of paper towel. This also helps dry the ribbon and evenly disperse the ink.
Check the Last Chance Products List for items that are retiring on June 3. Quantities on some items are limited. Tomorrow, May 30 at 12 PM (MT), Stampin’ Up! is discounting some of the Last Chance Products up to 30%. So, be sure to check my Online Store!
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