I’m excited to share some of the beautiful cards from my first Just Stampin’ Card Swap! You are in for a treat with some fun folds and lovely layers. The collection of cards I’ll be sharing over the next few days might not all have current Stampin’ Up! products, but every card gives good ideas for color combinations, layouts, and techniques. Let the inspiration begin…
How awesome are those?! Please leave a comment below to let these artists know how much you love their creations. If you participated in the swap and don’t see the card you received here, please wait to comment about that card when it is showcased. That way, the creator of that card will be sure to see your comments. Thank you to everyone who participated! It was so much fun getting “Happy Mail”! Check back tomorrow for more card swap inspiration.
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33 thoughts on “Card Swap…Day 1”
All very beautiful. My favorite was Chris from Iowa. I loved the layout and colors. Can’t wait to case. Thank you.
Thanks Sharon. I must tell you that the background is all done in Washi tape and I had the inspiration from Lisa Pretto for that idea. The rest of the card is easy and not usually colors I work with. So it was fun to make and can be for birthdays etc.
Well Chris, I haven’t used Washi tape enough! Thanks for the inspiration and reminder how pretty you can make a card using tape. I think we all tend to create with our favorite colors. I commend you for going outside your usual colors and creating such a gorgeous card! Thanks for participating in the card swap!
One of each please. I enjoy the different ranges of crafty goodness. A shout to my dear friend Sonny on her simple yet simple card. Also to Ramsey, love your unique border highlighting the sentiment. Hope to participate in the next one. Wonderful job everyone.!
I’m right there with you Lisa..one of each for me too please! I love seeing and sharing all the amazing talent out there! Thanks for taking the time to comment and I hope you will participate in the next one! It was so much fun to do so I will definitely do again!
Thanks Lisa! I agree, this was great fun!
Wow. They are beautiful and yes I want to go stamp now.
Yea! Mission accomplished…glad you are inspired to go create some handmade kindness! Thanks so much for participating and taking the time to comment!
Fabulous job, everyone! So inspiring. Love to see the different styles.
Thanks Linda for leaving such kind words for these amazing stampers! I love seeing all the different styles and had so much fun getting the mail and opening these beautiful surprises each day!
Oops,I need to correct my sentence about Sonny’s card. It is simple and beautiful.
Okay , there is a detail on each one of these cards that is something I want to try !! Love the Hot Air Balloon used that way ,Michelle ! Chris ….love the colors and your bow is just the right touch !
Ramsey ! Love what you did with those flowers ….now I want that stamp set !! After seeing what Jeanie did with it and now your card seals the deal for me !!
Cindy ….you reminded me that I love that adorable flower that I haven`t used in ages ….your card is so sweet !
Last ,but not least is that STUNNING butterfly card ….wonder who did that ??? GIGGLE ….wish the glitter paper would have shown up better .
This was fun ! Got my SWAP yesterday ! Will comment on it when it appears
Sonny, you are so sweet to leave such kinds words for each of the designers! I agree that these are all CASE worthy!!! I apologize for my lack of photography skills. There is no doubt they are even more fabulous in person. Everyone should recreate these cards to see their true beauty! It is hard to get the lighting right to showcase the glimmer paper.
Thanks Sonny! We are all such enablers!!! I want your background set!
Beautiful cards and so much talent! I love the vibrant colors and style of each and every card. Way to go ladies!
I couldn’t agree more Mary Ann! Stay tuned…your beautiful card is coming! 🙂 Thanks so much for participating and I hope you are feeling good and able to get around better after your knee replacement. Wishing you a speedy recovery!!!
P.S. I received Sonny’s beautiful butterfly. It is absolutely stunning!
What a great variety of cards and I love all the details on each one. Each one is oh so special and I want to CASE them all! It was fun using so much Washi tape and I want to try another now with some other tapes. I received my swap in the mail yesterday and I will comment on it when I see it on your blog Jeanie. This was fun and what talent! Thanks Jeanie for organizing this swap!
This may be my first blog swap but it won’t be my last! I will definitely do it again! I was never so excited to get the mail every day and it was such a pleasure to open these beauties. Many thanks to you and everyone who participated and to those taking the time to leave comments for these talented stampers!
Thank you for doing this, Jeanie! I loved the one I got back!
I’m so glad you got yours and appreciate you participating in the swap. I love fun fold cards and will be CASing yours!! I love the way your put the hot air balloon on both sides!
p.s. These cards are beautiful! I will be casing some!
I agree! We need more time in the day to make all these beautiful cards!
What fun seeing all these beautiful and fun cards. Thanks for doing the swap, Jeanie, and for sharing!
This has been my pleasure! I got to be the one to open and be inspired by all these beautiful cards! Thanks so much for participating Susan. Stay tuned for your fun fold card to be showcased. Would love for you to share how you made it! 🙂
Wow! So much h talent! Michelle, I love that fancy balloon with it’s sparkle! I forget to pull out the DSP, love the balloons in the background! Chris, your colors are such fun! Gotta love the washi tape! Sonny, I absolutely love this card! The butterfly on the glitter paper and the background are perfect!
Thank you, Ramsey!
These cards are terrific…each and every one! I was the lucky recipient of Ramsey’s absolutely beautiful card. This is one of the prettiest cards I’ve ever seen…it’s even prettier in person! Thank you, Ramsey for creating such an amazing card and thank you, Jeanie for sending it to me!
Awww, Thanks Rosanne! I absolutely love YOUR card!
I love them all, the colors- the little details! Ramsey, could you please tell me the name of the stamp set you used on your card- the embossing makes it so impressive. It looks familiar,but I can’t place it!
Hi Sue, The flowers are from the Big on Birthdays stamp set (the one with the trouble making saying!) and the words are from Balloon Adventure. Thanks!!!