Pretty Perennials Slimline Birthday Card

This has been a busy week!  I can not believe it’s Friday already! I loved reading all your suggestions for monthly tutorials and I will certainly be using these ideas to create. There are so many great choices in the new Mini Catalog that there simply isn’t enough months to showcase them all!!!  This month I will be featuring the oh so pretty Pretty Perennials Bundle. It’s one of My Favorite Things from the new Mini Catalog.
Stampin' Up! Pretty Perennials Bundle - visit juststampin.com for inspiration and more - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
This set had me at “happy”!  I love the font and all the different sentiments that work with it! For my card today I made a slimline card and custom envelope to coordinate.
Stampin' Up! Pretty Perennials slimline birthday card idea featuring Paper Blooms custom envelope - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I am totally on board with the new slimline craze!  I’ve made a few others which I shared previously which were sized to fit a business size #10 envelope. This one I made a little different to fit my sentiment and the look I wanted to create so I made my own custom envelope to match.

I had so much fun creating this envelope using the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper (A FREE gift during Sale-A-Bration)! You can easily add a stick on Avery Label to the front of the envelope to address it to send through the mail.

The additional flower on the back is not necessary to close the envelope it but adds a nice touch don’t you think? I wanted it to coordinate with the die cut flowers on the front of the card.  Here’s a close up.
Stamping Up! Pretty Perennials slimline birthday card idea featuring Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I created the inside of this card to be as pretty as the front!
Stampin' Up! Paper Blooms slimline birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
The inside sentiment comes from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set. I added the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper on the inside so the sentiment wouldn’t look lost.

The tutorial for this card and custom slimline envelope is part of my exclusive monthly tutorials for February featuring the Pretty Perennials Bundle.  You’ll get 3 card tutorials, the custom envelope tutorial, and a fun 3D project tutorial I will be showcasing later. Check out my Just Stampin’ Rewards below to see how to get your hands on all these ideas!!

I’m looking forward to the Super Bowl this weekend, how about you? What team are you rooting for?

Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!
Just Stampin’
Jeanie

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Flowers For Every Season Christmas Card

Today I’m showcasing my first Christmas card of the season using one of my favorite Designer Series Paper from the Annual Catalog, Flowers For Every Season.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Gleaming and Flowers For Every Season Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I really like this color combination of Just Jade, Poppy Parade, and Flirty Flamingo. What do you think, Christmas colors or not?

Stampin' Up! Color Combo - for inspiration and more visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

There’s a couple of sneak peeks on my card today. The sentiment is from a returning favorite from last year’s Holiday Catalog, Christmas Gleaming. It was definitely one of my favorite stamps and I’m so glad it’s back! It will be available (starting Aug. 4th) along with the coordinating Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Gleaming stamp set and Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love ribbon and add it to most projects. The ribbon on my card is from All The Trimmings Ribbon Combo Pack and is gold-trimmed for some added sparkle.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Gleaming and Flowers For Every Season Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Let’s get to the details…

Measurements

  • Card Base (Thick Whisper White): 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
  • Whisper White: 4 x 5 1/4 to layer DSP on, 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 to layer floral DSP, 2 x 3 to punch label, 1/2 x 5 1/4 strip, scrap to stamp sentiment
  • DSP (Flowers For Every Season): 2 x 5 1/4, 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 (floral), leftover scrap to punch floral image, 1/2 x 6 and 1 x 6 strips for envelope flap.
  • DSP (Brights 6 x 6 Flirty Flamingo ): 2 x 5 1/4,  3/4 x 6 strip for envelope flap.
  • Just Jade: scrap to cut scalloped circle
  • Ribbon : 6″

Directions

  1. Fold and crease the the card base.
  2. Adhere DSP strips to Whisper White panel. Adhere white strip in the middle.
  3. Adhere floral DSP to Whisper White layer and adhere to DSP layer.
  4. Punch 2 x 3 Whisper White piece with Tailored Tag Punch. Use 1/8″ hole punch to punch holes on each end. Thread ribbon through holes and secure ribbon on the back with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Wrap around DSP panel and secure on the back. Adhere DSP layer to the card base.
  5. Use layering Circles Dies to cut floral image from DSP and Just Jade Scalloped Circle. Adhere pieces together and adhere to card with Stampin Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp sentiment on Whisper White with Poppy Parade. Fussy cut and adhere to card.
  7. Decorate the envelope flap to coordinate with DSP strips. Trim to fit.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Gleaming and Flowers For Every Season Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love coordinating envelopes with my cards! I got this envelope idea from my super creative and talented friend, Rosanne Mulhern (heartfeltstamping.com). She decorated her envelope like this using coordinating DSP strips and I couldn’t wait to try it! This seemed like the perfect card to mirror the layers on my envelope.

Here’s what I used on today’s card:

Stamp Sets: Gleaming Christmas  Papers: Flowers For Every Season DSP, Brights 6 x 6 DSP, Thick Whisper White, Just Jade Whisper White  Inks: Poppy Parade  Accessories:  Tailored Tag Punch, Layering Circles Dies, 1/8″Poppy Parade Gold Trimmed Ribbon, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Check back tomorrow for my Christmas in July Special offer!!! You don’t want to miss out on this limited supply of fun products!

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Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Tuesday Tip….Use an Aqua Painter

Hello Stampin’ Friends! I am coming out of my craft room to share a quick tip for your Tuesday. I have been making and sending a lot more cards than usual these days and want to share not only a quick way to seal your cards but a safer way too…use an aqua painter! I keep a special aqua painter filled with water just for sealing envelopes.  It is quick, easy, and perfect to add just enough to moisten the glue and seal the envelope.  So don’t lick those envelopes…use an aqua painter!

Stampin' Up! Aqua Painter - use to seal envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well! Tomorrow is the Pals Blog Hop and I have a new (to me) fun fold card I can’t wait to share!!!! (Sneak Peek above!)

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Jeanie

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