Friday, May 8, 2020

Happy Mother's Day!

Created this beautiful Mother's Day card using the Peaceful Poppies DSP, the Poppy Moments Dies and some little flower punches from my stash. The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips Stamp set. Colors used are Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green, Garden Green and Basic Black. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!


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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Daisy Lane Flower Embellishments

I was inspired to create these flowers from the design on page 23 of the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. Peggy Noe with Pretty Paper Cards put together a You Tube Tutorial HERE.  I used the Daisy Lane bundle which includes the stamp set and Medium Daisy Punch. I also used the coordinating Daisy Punch which is the largest one. 
For the leaves I used the Poppy Moments Dies, Lovely Flowers Dies and the Sprig Punch in Granny Apple Green and Garden Green. I decorated this old window frame that I salvaged from my Great Grandparents house in Oklahoma City. The house was built in 1932 and still stands today. I used Glue Dots to stick the completed flowers to my frame. 

I'd be delighted to be your demonstrator! Visit www.stampinup.com to see all of these products and to place an order. To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin visit  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/subscribe?demoid=2052134
  • Stamp Set: Daisy Lane
  • Colors and Ink: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo, Pineapple Punch, Flirty Flamingo, Blushing Bride, Petal Pink, Granny Apple Green, Garden Green, Highland Heather, Purple Posy, Grapefruit Grove, Daffodil Delight, 
  • Tools: Stampin' Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Snips, Take Your Pick Tool (stylus end), Bone Folder
  • Dies: Poppy Moments Dies, Lovely Flowers Dies
  • Punches: Sprig, Daisy, Medium Daisy, 1-1/8" Scallop Circle, 1/2" Circle

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Bird Ballad Sympathy Card

Created this beautiful masculine sympathy card using the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper and the Lasting Lily stamp set. The sweet little bird is just fussy cut and popped up with dimensionals. 
I'd be delighted to be your demonstrator! Visit www.stampinup.com to see all of these products and to place an order. To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin visit  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/subscribe?demoid=2052134
  • Stamp Set: Lasting Lily
  • Colors and Ink: Basic Gray
  • Tools: Stampin' Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Snips
  • DSP: Bird Ballad
  • Embellishments: Linen Thread

Friday, April 17, 2020

Let's Stay Up Late and Craft Tag

My favorite collection is still the Follow Your Art Suite on pages 52-54 of the Annual Catalog. I created this tag for friend's birthday. You can save 10% by purchasing the stamp and coordinating die in the It Starts with Art Bundle (151090). 
The adorable silver heart charm, felt pieces and linen thread all came from the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit (149491). The sentiment was stamped and cut out with the coordinating Arts and Crafts Dies. 
I'd be delighted to be your demonstrator! Visit www.stampinup.com to see all of these products and to place an order. To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin visit  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/subscribe?demoid=2052134
  • Stamp Set: It Starts With Art
  • Colors and Ink: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Calypso Coral, Basic Black
  • Tools: Stampin' Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Snips
  • DSP: Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper
  • Embellishments: Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit, Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon
  • Dies: Arts and Crafts Dies
  • Punch: Delightful Tag Topper Punch (New)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

It Starts With Art

Here's a cute card I made using yesterday's card layout. I used the Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper, It Starts With Art stamp set and the coordinating Arts & Crafts Dies. The little felt embellishments are from the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit. I had an extra "Hello" sentiment from the Free as a Bird stamp set. 

Here is a look at the inside. To place an order just visit stampinup.com and please choose me as your demonstrator. 


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Free as a Bird - 30 Day Card Making Challenge

Today I decided to play along with Martin Stone's 30 Day Card Making Challenge. He's a Stampin' Up! Artisan from the UK. I cased this card from his Day 10, but you can join in anytime. 

I used the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper (DSP) on a Shimmery White card base. I love how this design incorporates different pieces of the DSP. I cut a 2-1/2" square and layered five different half inch strips of the DSP and glued them to the square. It's hard to tell in the photo, but I painted a layer of glossy gel medium onto the square so that it looked more consistent as one piece. It's popped up onto the base with Stampin' Dimensionals. 

All of the images are fussy cut from the DSP. I stamped Hello from the coordinating Free as Bird stamp and heat embossed with white embossing powder. The little Made with Love charm is in the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit on page 172 of the Annual Catalog. The Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon is my favorite right now. 

Check back tomorrow. I am going to use this same design layout with the Follow Your Art DSP. To place an order just visit stampinup.com and please choose me as your demonstrator. 

Monday, April 13, 2020

No Matter the Weather - Paper Pumpkin


It was so fun to sit down and create some Springtime cards with my March Paper Pumpkin kit. March's kit was special and came with two stamp sets! 
Every kit includes an exclusive stamp set, ink spot, and embellishments to create a pre-designed project. At least six times a year, Stampin' Up! sends an all card kit with eight or more cards. Sometimes the kit includes cards plus gift bags, banners, treat bags, or boxes. Other times, it’s home décor, giftables, or just treat packaging. No matter what it is—you’ll love it, or Stampin' Up! will make it right!


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Sunday, April 12, 2020

Timeless Tulips Sympathy Card

Created this beautiful sympathy card using the Timeless Tulips stamp set. I cased this idea from Jan Clothier, but changed up the background using the retired Woodgrain paper and a different sentiment. 

First I created the background stripe of ink using the Sponge Brayers with Pear Pizzaz, Petal Pink and Blackberry Bliss by masking off a 1- 3/4" stripe. I stamped the tulips in Blackberry Bliss and colored them in using the Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends. The stems and leaves are stamped in Pear Pizzaz.  As I was stamping the stems, the edge of my stamping block put a green stripe on my last piece of DSP! So, I just went with it and inked the edge of my block with Pear Pizzaz and made some more lines. I think it turned out pretty neat! 

Please leave a comment and order at www.stampinup.com. This set will be available until June 2nd and comes in a bundle with the matching tulip punch (saving 10%).

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Happy Easter, Happy Spring - Double Z Fold Easter Card

Those precious bunnies! I stamped the bunnies from the Wildly Happy stamp set and fussy cut them to create these two Double Z fold cards. I used the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper. One 12" x 12" sheet creates two cards of this design. 
The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in the mini catalog. Click the PDF on the sidebar. You can order from the mini catalog until June 2nd.
The Ornate Frames Dies created this beautiful, fancy Old Olive background for the sentiment. The flowers were die cut from the Springtime Impressions Thinlits dies. 

To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin: https://www.paperpumpkin.com/subscribe?demoid=2052134  To place an order just visit stampinup.com and please choose me as your demonstrator. 
  • Stamp Set: Timeless Tulips (Save 10% when purchased as a bundle with the Tulip Builder Punch), Wildly Happy (annual catalog)
  • Colors and Ink: Whisper White, Old Olive, Pool Party, Petal Pink
  • Tools: Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Snips, Paper Trimmer
  • DSP: Bird Ballad
  • Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels
  • Dies: Ornate Frames, Springtime Impressions Thinlits

Monday, April 6, 2020

Social Distancing Meerkats - Miss you!

The Gang's All Meer was a Sale-A-Bration set that I earned free from last month's promotion. I cased this card from a couple of sources (Nancy Novak and Lyssa Zwolanek- layout) and stepped it up. The images are colored with Stampin' Blends. The color combo is Granny Apple Green and Crumb Cake. Hope you are staying well! Keep calm, quarantine and stamp! 

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Case the Catalog - Quarantine and Craft!

 
This adorable Pressed Petals Journal is only $6.50 (page 27 of the mini catalog). I cased this from page 27 using the Poppy Moments dies. The sentiment is from the Rise & Shine SAB stamp set. 
You can purchase the journals individually, or you can buy the whole Pressed Petals Suite Bundle!
The Pressed Petals Suite Bundle gives you a coordinating selection of products with one simple purchase. It includes the stamp set and tool bundle at 10% off plus one each of the other items listed. Also available in French.

The Pressed Petals Suite Bundle includes
* Path of Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set (10% off)
* Petal Labels Dies (10% off)
* Scripty 3D Embossing Folder
* Designer Elements
* Pressed Petals Journal
* Rococo Rose 1/2" (1.3 cm) Gathered Ribbon
* Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper
* Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape

Add ink, cardstock, and adhesive to complete your project.


Saturday, April 4, 2020

By the Dock Bundle - Quarantine and Craft!


I just love this peaceful image! The pieces were stamped and punched using the By the Dock stamp set and the Dockside Dies. You can save 10% by purchasing them in a bundle (page 49 of the mini catalog through June 2nd). 

The background was brayered using the Sponge Brayers (page 181 annual catalog) using Balmy Blue, Pacific Point and Crushed Curry. I created the background water color splatters by setting the brayered pieces out, and flinging drops of water onto them with a large paintbrush. Let the pieces dry completely before stamping on them. I created the tags the same way and brayered a bit of Georgeous Grape across the side. The top is punched with the Delightful Tag Topper Punch. 
The images were colored using various neutral shades of Stampin' Blends. Cased this card from Pinterest - Leanne's Cards https://www.pinterest.com/leannelorenne/, the direct link to her card is: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/43347215152866991/ Thanks for stopping by! Please leave a comment and say hello! 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Poppy Moments Hand Sanitizer Holder

Create a cute mini hand sanitzer holder using products from the Peaceful Poppies suite. You can find the tutorial from my upline, The Stampin' Bunny. The top is punched with the Delightful Tag Topper. The poppies were created with the Poppy Moments dies using Poppy Parade and Calypso Coral. The beautiful Designer Series Paper is the Peaceful Poppies which can be found in the mini catalog until June 2, 2020. 

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