Card Swap Inspiration – Day 1

The swap cards were mailed out last week so hopefully everyone who participated received a card in the mail. The collection of cards I’m sharing today might not all have current Stampin’ Up! products, but every card gives great ideas for color combinations, layouts, and techniques. Enjoy the inspiration from these amazing crafters!

Stampin' Up! Autumn Goodness fall card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Dee Ann Whitaker
Stampin' Up! Autumn Goodness fall card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
(Inside) Card Created By Dee Ann Whitaker
Stampin' Up! Love of Leaves Thank you card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created by Kimberly Johnson
Stampin' Up! Coming Home Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Rachel Chiginsky
Stampin' Up! friend card idea -Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Syble Miller
Stampin' Up! Whiskey Business masculine birthday card idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Helena Eldridge
Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Cheryl Wherry

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 for more card swap inspiration.

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Have a wonderful day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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I appreciate each and every order! Here are the things you can expect when you place an online order with me in November:

  • Handmade thank you card in the mail with any order.
  • 3 FREE Exclusive Tutorials PLUS 3D Project Tutorial (shown HERE) featuring the stamp/bundle of the month when you order $40 or more (before tax & shipping).  New tutorials every month! November tutorials  feature the Poinsettia Petals Bundle.
  • Poinsettia Petals card kit –  Purchase the Poinsettia Petals Bundle and get a free card kit to make one of the cards featured in the tutorial. *Click on the image below to purchase.

Exclusive Tutorials FREE with Purchase (or as member of my team)

  • Celebration Tidings –  Purchase the Celebration Tidings Bundle and get 3 exclusive tutorials Plus an extra Bonus tutorial! Click HERE to see one of the cards included in the tutorials.
  • Arrange A Wreath– Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Arrange A Wreath Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Celebrate Sunflowers – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Jar of Flowers – Get 3 exclusive card tutorials with the purchase of the Jar of Flowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Ornate Garden – Purchase the Ornate Styles Bundle or Ornate Thanks Bundle and receive 3 exclusive card tutorials. If you purchase both the Ornate Styles Bundle and Ornate Thanks Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!
  • Timeless Tulips – Get 3 Exclusive Card Tutorials PLUS my 3D Tulip Treats Tutorial (Click HERE to view tulip treats) with the purchase of the Timeless Tulips Bundle!
  • So Sentimental – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the So Sentimental Bundle.
  • Peaceful Poppies –  Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Painted Poppies Bundle or the Peaceful Moments Bundle. If you purchase both the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!

Grateful For You with Beautiful Autumn

I hope everyone had a great World Cardmaking Day yesterday! Let’s continue to celebrate the joy of card making and share our handmade cards with others! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I sell my cards online and at a local shop to raise money for our local chapter. (*You can click on my link for more information.) The shop owner called me yesterday and needs more cards so I know what I will be doing this week! 🙂

Many thanks to all who left comments yesterday! It seems the Thanksgiving card was the favorite! If you missed yesterday’s post you can view it HERE. The winner of the card drawing is…Karen in Florida!  Congratulations Karen! Email me your address and I will pop your card in the mail to you!

Today I’m sharing the thank you cards I sent to my customers who placed an order with me in September. I wanted something simple to make multiples but also wanted it to be special. This sentiment is one of my favorites!

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn thank you note card idea with Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love the elegant designs and earthy colors in the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper!  This card design is great for showcasing the various autumn-themed images, prints, and patterns. Some designs have copper or gold foil.

Stampin' Up! Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - to order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Coordinating colors: Cajun Craze, copper foil, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, gold foil, Mint Macaron, Very Vanilla

Stampin’ Up! is masterful at color coordination! I had so much fun playing around and putting different patterns together. Here’s a look at some of the other cards I created using the Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn thank you note card idea with Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn thank you note card idea with Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn thank you note card idea with Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn thank you note card idea with Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and the so soft Faux Suede Trim to add a bit of texture and highlight the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn Bundle.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Autumn Bundle- for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Are you wondering where I got the shape I used to stamp my sentiment? I used the Everyday Label Punch and just snipped the curves off each end for a different look.

Stampin' Up! Everyday Label Punch - For inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.comJeanie Stark StampinUp

Which color combo is your favorite, Mint Macaron, Cajun Craze, or Early Espresso? You can click on the link below for my FREE Tutorial.

Gilded Autumn Note Card Tutorial

Each month I offer exclusive tutorials when you shop from my online store. This month’s tutorials feature the Celebrations Tidings Bundle! It is one of my favorites from the Holiday catalog! I love the versatility of this set. It is perfect for so many occasions! *Be sure to check out my Just Stampin’ Rewards below!

Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Need DSP? Stock Up & Save this month!  Select packs are 15% off during October.

Download the flyer here to see what Designer Series Paper is included in this awesome sale or Click on the images below to shop in my online store.

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Just Stampin’ Rewards

I appreciate each and every order! Here are the things you can expect when you place an online order with me in October:

  • Handmade thank you card in the mail with any order.
  • FREE card kit in the mail with any purchase from Oct.1-10 (in honor of World Card Making Day)!
  • 3 FREE Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp/bundle of the month when you order $40 or more (before tax & shipping).  New tutorials every month! October tutorials feature the Celebration Tidings Bundle. *Remember to add the current host code when you check out. Current Host Code: XXUFPNCJ
  • Celebration Tidings card kit –  Purchase the Celebration Tidings Bundle and get a free card kit to make one of the cards featured in the tutorial. *Click on the image below to purchase.

Exclusive Tutorials FREE with Purchase (or as member of my team)

  • Arrange A Wreath– Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Arrange A Wreath Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Celebrate Sunflowers – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Jar of Flowers – Get 3 exclusive card tutorials with the purchase of the Jar of Flowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Ornate Garden – Purchase the Ornate Styles Bundle or Ornate Thanks Bundle and receive 3 exclusive card tutorials. If you purchase both the Ornate Styles Bundle and Ornate Thanks Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!
  • Timeless Tulips – Get 3 Exclusive Card Tutorials PLUS my 3D Tulip Treats Tutorial (Click HERE to view tulip treats) with the purchase of the Timeless Tulips Bundle!
  • So Sentimental – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the So Sentimental Bundle.
  • Peaceful Poppies –  Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Painted Poppies Bundle or the Peaceful Moments Bundle. If you purchase both the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!

 

Forever Fern Pop Up Gift Card Holder

Today’s thank you card is a pop up gift card holder for a friend who came to my rescue this summer when a major home project took a disastrous turn! The So Sentimental stamp set had the perfect sentiment!Stampin' Up! So Sentimental and Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder
I have made this pop up gift card holder before; however, I used cardstock instead of designer series paper. I chose to use the Forever Fern Designer Series Paper because it matched the restaurant gift card. I just love it when everything coordinates!

Stampin' Up! Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder

I stamped the inside with the greenery stamp from the Forever Fern stamp set using Garden Green ink. Then I added color to the leaves using Old Olive Stampin’ Blends. I still have plenty of room to add my personal message.

Stampin' Up! Forever Fern Stamp Set and Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder

Here’s the details to make this card:

Stamp Sets: So Sentimental (Bundle), Forever Fern  Papers:  Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper, Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper, Garden Green, Soft Sea Foam, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White cardstock  Inks: Garden Green, Old Olive Blends  Accessories:  Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Classic Label Punch, Greenery Embossing Folders, Gilded Gems, Tear & Tape, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Measurements

  • Card Base (Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper): 5 1/2 x 11 scored at 4 1/4, 5 1/2, 6 3/4
  • Belly Band (Soft Sea Foam cardstock): 1 3/4 x 10
  • Garden Green: 2 1/2 x 4 cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies
  • Whisper White: 2 1/2 x 3 stamped and cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies, 3 3/4 x 5 (inside)
  • Pear Pizzazz: 4 x 5 1/4 (inside layer)

*For assembly directions you can view the photo tutorial from my previous post HERE.

Wrap the belly band around the card and gently crease and secure with Stampin’ Seal. *It should be able to slide on and off. Emboss the belly band with the Greenery Embossing Folder for some added texture.  Adhere the sentiment layer, Garden Green Stitched So Sweetly die cut, and the Gold Laser-Cut piece together. Adhere to belly band with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add Gilded Gems. The belly band slides off to open the card.

Stampin' Up! So Sentimental Bundle and Forever Greenery Suite fun fold pop up gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope you enjoyed today’s card. Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Just Stampin’ Rewards

I appreciate each and every order! Here are the things you can expect when you place an online order with me in September:

  • Handmade thank you card in the mail with any order.
  • 3 FREE Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp/bundle of the month when you order $40 or more (before tax & shipping).  New tutorials every month! September tutorials feature the Arrange A Wreath Bundle. *Remember to add the current host code when you check out. Current Host Code: T6C2VFBK
  • Free card kit –  Purchase the Arrange A Wreath Bundle and get a free card kit to make one of the cards featured in the tutorial. *Click on the image below to purchase

Exclusive Tutorials FREE with Purchase (*In addition to rewards above! Please remember to add the host code!)

  • Celebrate Sunflowers – Get 3 exclusive tutorial with the purchase of the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Jar of Flowers – Get 3 exclusive card tutorials with the purchase of the Jar of Flowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Ornate Garden – Purchase the Ornate Styles Bundle or Ornate Thanks Bundle and receive 3 exclusive card tutorials. If you purchase both the Ornate Styles Bundle and Ornate Thanks Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!
  • Timeless Tulips – Get 3 Exclusive Card Tutorials PLUS my 3D Tulip Treats Tutorial (Click HERE to view tulip treats) with the purchase of the Timeless Tulips Bundle!
  • So Sentimental – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the So Sentimental Bundle.
  • Peaceful Poppies –  Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Painted Poppies Bundle or the Peaceful Moments Bundle. If you purchase both the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!

Join my team and get extra rewards this month! Plus have access to my exclusive monthly tutorials and MORE!

NEW Starter Kit Special

Stampin' Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion - Join my team Sept. 1-30 and earn 2 free stamp sets plus cardstock pieces to create 16 cards - visit juststampin.com for more informaton - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Includes 16 Card Kits, 2 FREE Stamp Sets, and MORE!!!

  • For $99 you GET $125 in products that YOU get to choose PLUS…
    • Two FREE stamp sets (Queen Anne’s Lace and So Much Love)
    • 16 Card Kits and Envelopes
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  • Use Card Kits for your personal crafting, to craft with a friend, OR for your first class or event.
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