Positive Thoughts

With everything that’s going on with the Coronavirus right now we can all use some positive thoughts. That’s exactly what you get in the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set.

Stampin Up Positive Thoughts stamp set - For inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love this stamp set and it couldn’t be more appropriate right now! Use the images and phrases in these stamps to create a bouquet of affirmation for your friends and family. I used the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper with this stamp set to create some bright and cheery cards.

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card ideas for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I needed to take a break from watching the news so I decide to unplug and play in my craft room most of the day on Saturday. It was so much fun! The Best Dressed Designer Series Paper has so many gorgeous floral designs. I will be making more cards using all of them! Here’s a quick video showing each of the different patterns.

Here’s a closer look at each of the cards I created.

For my first card I used Blackberry Bliss for the card base and dressed up the edge of the Old Olive strip with a die from Stitched Be Mine Dies. The Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon is so easy to wrap and tie bows! You can also dye it any color you want using Stampin’ Blends!

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card idea for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Purple Posy and Mint Macaron create a beautiful soft color combination. I used the Beautiful Scalloped Linen Ribbon to create the border trim.

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card idea for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My third card uses Old Olive and Daffodil Delight along with the Stitched Be Mine Die and Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon.

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card ideas for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The layout of each is the same with just a few subtle differences with ribbon and trim. Here’s the details:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
  • Whisper White layer: 3 5/8 x 4 7/8
  • DSP Layer: 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 and 1 1/4 x 4 1/4
  • Add ribbon and trim to DSP strip before adhering to card.
  • Stamp sentiment from Positive Thoughts and punch with 1 1/2 Circle Punch.
  • Cut Circle Die in coordinating color to layer sentiment.
  • Punch scrap in same color cardstock as card base using Label Me Pretty Punch
  • Adhere sentiment layer to card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add pearls on eaither side of greeting.
  • Stamp sentiment, fern, and butterfly on Whisper White 4 x 5 1/4 for inside of card. 
  • Stamp the front of the envelope to coordinate.

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card idea for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card idea for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Best Dressed Positive Thoughts card ideas for friends and family - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Do you have a favorite? I’d love to hear from you.  Leave a comment below.  I will pick a random winner to send one of these cards.

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Stampin’ Up! released a set of coordinating dies, Natures Thoughts, to go with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set.  I forgot all about using them!  Check them out!

Stampin Up Natures Thoughts Dies to coordinate with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

It looks like I’ll have to spend more time in my craft room creating!

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Jeanie

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8 thoughts on “Positive Thoughts

  1. Since we are to pick “just one”, my choice is the Purple Posy and Mint Macaron card. I enjoyed seeing the layering and embellishment combinations on the cards. Job well done!

  2. They are all so colorful and mood lifting . I love this dsp ! It has cute on one side and really pretty florals on the other ! Guess what…. I did not know that stamp set has dies !!
    Thank you for pointing that out ! It goes on next month`s order list !!
    I like them all .!

  3. Beautiful. Thanks for this great ideas. I especially like the purple one. Purple and greens look gorgeous together. Love all the designer series papers in this set

  4. What a great choice of a stamp set during this time!! Love every single card you made! So my one favorite would be the Purple Post one. Thanks for the great ideas!

  5. Love this DSP.. My favorite is the purple posey card. I love greens and purples together. Have a blessed day Jeanie

  6. BlackBerry bliss really stands out but honestly any of these are gorgeous and super special. To be honest, I really have not paid much attention to this set. I didn’t know there was dies either thou g h I did see these but just didn’t make the connection. I guess I got so caught up with the set with raccoon and it’s dies. Anyway, I could definitely see me using this set even just getting the stamp set. Well done Jeanie.

  7. I love all of these (no favorite) and the way you just changed colors to make such a variety. I love those little borders on the bottom of the strip across the cards. Those little extra touches add so much! TFS.

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