V is for Vellum

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! Have you ever tried using vellum as your card base? Oh my gosh…I totally fell in love with this vellum card idea by Wendy Lee! Here’s the card she designed.

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s how it looks when you open it!

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the simple recipe if you would like to recreate this card:

  • Vellum card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4.
  • Seaside Spray: 3 1/3 x 4 1/2 Cut 2 to adhere inside card base with Snail Adhesive. *Adhere inside back layer first.
  • Whisper White: 2 3/4 x 4 (Inside stamped layer), 2 1/2 square to stamp and punch flowers on front (Use 2″ Circle Punch).
  • Adhere circle to Doily. Add layers to card front with adhesive.
  • Adhere ~3″ of ribbon to card front with Snail.
  • Stamp sentiment from Celebrate with Cake stamp set in Night of Navy ink onto scrap of Seaside Spray cardstock. Punch with 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch. Adhere with dimensionals.
  • Open card and apply adhesive to inside card front behind layers. *Be sure adhesive is placed only along the center of inside layer so it will not show through the vellum on the card front. Place second piece of Seaside Spray on top of layers inisde so Seaside Spray layers are aligned.  Close card front to adhere Seaside Spray layer to inside card front.

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I can’t wait to make this card in different colors! It’s simple elegance! Thank you Wendy Lee!

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Q is for Quick

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! Often I need a Quick card last minute before I head out the door! I have several card designs I use when I’m in this situation.  Here’s a quick & easy one to make for any occasion.

Stampin' Up! Quick & Easy corner fold card idea for any occasion - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Choose a piece of DSP and coordinating cardstock. Grab a sentiment stamp for the occasion and cut your paper to these measurements:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
  • Whisper White Layer to stamp sentiment: 5 1/4 x 4
  • DSP Layer: 5 1/4 x 4  *Fold corner so it is below the sentiment and burnish with bone folder.

Now how easy is that?! Just adhere the layers and let the DSP shine. It showcases both sides of the DSP !  You can quickly add a punched flower or use the Circle Punches (or Layering Framelits) to cut an image from Designer Series Paper. Pop it up with Stampin’ Dimensionals and you’re done! I hope you will go through your stash and grab a piece of DSP to give this design a try!

Stampin Up Magnolia Lane corner fold Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Beautiful Bouquet and Garden Lane Corner Fold Birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s what often happens at my house.  My husband, son, or daughter ask for a card they need at the last minute. Sound familiar?? Just last week (late in the evening) the night before my daughter flew to Las Vegas (with her Georgia Tech Bridge Club to compete in a tournament), she asked if I could make her some cards for 3 of her teammates who would be celebrating their birthday while in Vegas.  Of course I said yes! (I always say yes even if it means I won’t sleep that night! LOL) I am always thrilled that they want my handmade cards. (I just wish they gave me a little more notice.) For this occasion it was actually an easy project as I was thinking Las Vegas, Bridge Club, cards, 21…Oh yes! I had a quick & easy idea for that! I put her to work.  While she die cut, I stamped and assembled. Here’s the cards we made.

Stampin' Up! Perennial Birthday card idea for masculine 21st birthday - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Great way to use an old deck of cards and she loved them! We actually made 5 cards in 20 minutes.  That has to be a new record for me! How long does it usually take you to make a card? Leave a comment below.  I’d love to hear from you!

If you want more quick & easy card ideas, Click HERE to see a post from my ABC’s with DSP. I show 5 Quick & Easy Cards using one sheet of 12 x 12 DSP.

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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M is for Masculine

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! It seems many people struggle with masculine cards. The key is to keep it clean.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper is perfect for masculine cards! I like so many of the prints in this pack I had a hard time deciding which ones to use! I used 3 different prints and love how they coordinate so well.

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card is any easy formula to duplicate! You can change the DSP and use it for so many different cards! Here’s the measurements:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Whisper White scored at 4 1/4
  • DSP Layer: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
  • Center Panel: 4 x 2 3/4 Balmy Blue
  • Panel Pieces: 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 Whisper White, 1 x 2 DSP, 1 3/8 x 2 DSP

I stamped the sailboat from the Sailing Home Stamp Set and cut it out with the coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies. These dies work with the High Tide Stamp Set too which gives you a great bang for your buck! You can purchase the dies and stamp set as a bundle and save 10%!

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home Bundle - Save 10% - visit juststampin.com to order - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The lighthouse would work in place of the sailboat or you could stamp and cut the anchor.  So many possibilities!!! I love being on the ocean so I had to have the whole Come Sail Away Suite! I added the anchor from the Sail Away Trinkets along with the coordinating Baker’s Twine.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The sentiment I used is from the Well Said Stamp Set.  This set is so versatile! It has sentiments for every occasion and has sentiments for the inside too! It also has coordinating word dies you can use for even more versatility and creative fun! I absolutely love these! (Be sure to click on the link at the bottom of this post to view in my online store.  You’ll want to add these to your cart if you don’t already own them!)

Stampin Up Well Said Stamp Set - versatile stamps with coordinating dies - Save 10% - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I just got back from spending 3 weeks in Massachusetts.  I grew up spending the summers on Cape Cod so I look forward to going “home” in July.  We had a wonderful time with family and friends and enjoyed sailing, seafood, salt air, lots of laughs and plenty of family games.  I colored my boat to look like this famous family’s sailboat we passed in the harbor.  Can you guess the family it belongs to? (Unfortunately it’s not mine!)

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I used Night of Navy and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends to color the sailboat. I also stamped my envelope with the smaller sailboat in the set.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another card I shared previously using the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper. (*Click on the image to view the original post.)

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home and Well Said Father's Day card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s more ideas using the Come Sail Away Suite from the Stampin’ Up! Design Team.

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Suite - For more ideas visit juststampin.com- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Suite - For more ideas visit juststampin.com- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Hope your day is smooth sailing!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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