I made this card for a swap I’m participating in. I love this sentiment from the Honey Bee Stamp Set. I can’t seem to stop playing with this set! It is so versatile! Check it out!
This my featured stamp of the month. (*See details below.) I have been making a variety of cards and gifts with it! Click HERE to see one of my new favorite fun fold cards.
This is one of my “go to” layouts for a quick & easy card! I chose the beautiful floral DSP from the Best Dressed 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper pack then chose my coordinating colors of Lovely Lipstick and Petal Pink. Here’s the measurements:
Card Base: Petal Pink 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
Layer 1: Lovely Lipstick 3 3/8 x 3 5/8
DSP Layer: 3 1/4 x 3 1/2
I stamped the sentiment in Lovely Lipstick on Whisper White and cut it out with the Stitched Shapes Dies. It is layered on Lovely Lipstick cut with a Scalloped Oval Die and popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The butterfly is from the Butterfly Gala stamp set and stamped with Lovely Lipstick on Whisper White and colored with Clear Wink of Stella. It is punched out using the Butterfly Duet Punch. I also used the leaf punch and punched 2 from Old Olive Perennial Essence Vellum cardstock. Such a pretty combination of colors! Punches make it quick & easy!
I added some layers on the inside with the coordinating cardstock, DSP, and the matching mini butterfly. I left it blank for a personal message but this sentiment works for many occasions (happy birthday, get well, congratulations, etc.)
Clean & Simple! Quick & Easy! Winning combinations in my book!
Be sure to check back tomorrow for the Pals 10th Anniversary Blog Hop! I will be showcasing another card using this beautiful sentiment and stamp set! Click on the photo below to order this stamp set….You’ll be so glad you did!!! Then check out my Stampin’ Rewards!
Have a great day!
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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 March:
A drawing entry for the Little Ladybug Stamp set with any order in March. *Winner announced April 1st.
Handmade thank you fun fold card in the mail with any order.
Honey Jar Sweet Treat (featured HERE) with an order of $40 or more.
4FREE exclusive card tutorials featuring the stamp of the month when you order $40 or more. New tutorials every month! March tutorials feature the Honey Bee Stamp Set and Detailed Bee Dies. *Remember to add the current host code when you check out. March Host Code: KN2QGGPD
Bonus– Free card kit to make one of the cards featured in the tutorial if you purchase the Stamp of the month (Honey Bee).
Free Sale-A-Bration item for every $50 ordered (January – March 31st).
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Welcome to my 12 Days of Giveaways! Before I get to today’s winner, I have some exciting news to share with you! Stampin’ Up! is offering 24 Hours ofFREE Shipping on Wednesday, December 11th!
Get your list ready so you can save on your favorite Stampin’ Up! products! Everyone is eligible for FREE shipping on orders of $50 or more (before tax). Woo Hoo! I am going to sweeten the deal by sharing my FREE gift to you when you place your online order with me this month…my 2020 Calendar Kit.
I love to give card kits each month as a little thank you for shopping with me. Every year I make a new calendar card to keep by my computer! I find it so handy and think you will too! So, everyone who places an order (of $25 or more) from my online store this month will get a kit to make one! If you place your order tomorrow you’ll get FREE shipping too! WIN! WIN! You can keep the calendar card for yourself or give it to a friend! *If you would like to purchase the calendar card kits I sell them for $4.00 each. ($1 from the sale of each kit goes to our local chapter for Breast Cancer Awareness.) Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with Calendar Kit in the subject.
Do you have a favorite color from today’s choices? Leave me a comment below!
Here’s the side view.
There were a lot of comments the other day for the Pocketful of Happiness gift card holder! The winner is…..Virginia McGraw! Congratulations! Email me your address and I will put one of the gift card holders in the mail to you! Tomorrow is the PALS Blog Hop featuring retiring products! Be sure to check back for lots of inspiration! I’ll continue with my 12 Days of Giveaways on Thursday! I’ll also be sharing all the information for the 2020 Mini Catalog Product Shares and DSP Swatch Books! Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out!
Have a great day!
Check out the YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS for retiring items and special savings! Orders of $40 or more receive my exclusive monthly tutorials (*See below for more information). For orders under $150 please use the host code. Click HERE or on the images below! Get your list ready for tomorrow so you can take advantage of FREE Shipping!
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December News & Updates….
FREE SHIPPING this week Wednesday, December 11th only.You can get a pre-paid Paper Pumpkin subscription with this deal too!
Prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are included in the free shipping promotion. Any prepaid(s) included with a qualifying order of $50 is eligible for free shipping. So add on a one month to your order or just choose a 3 month! FREE Shipping!
Month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are NOT eligible for free shipping.
YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS December 3- January 2 (while supplies last). Save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. Click HERE to Shop.
The Delicata Metallic Inks and refills, the Moose punch, The Let It Snow Embellishment Kit, and the Brightly Gleaming, Feels Like Frost. and Let It Snow paper packs are sold out of the Holiday mini catalog, and no longer available. Make sure you place your order for what you want as many of the seasonal offerings run out near the end!
FREE Tutorials Perfectly Plaid Bundle…Orders of $40 or more receive EXCLUSIVE monthly tutorials (via email). The tutorials this month feature card ideas using the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set and coordinating Pine Tree Punch (Dec.) *These ideas are not posted on my blog! Christmas Gleaming Bundle… Get 3 FREE card tutorial ideas with the purchase of this “retiring” bundle (through December).
12 Days of Giveaways Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out when I post. Simply leave a comment to enter to win! Prizes change daily!
Here’s the winners so far:
Day 1 – Diane – Snowman gift card kit
Day 2 – Kim Johnson – favorite Christmas card
Day 3- Judy B. – Wine tag kit
Day 4 – Carol B. – fun fold punch kit
Day 5 -Deanette – votive candle box kit
Day 6 -Virginia McGraw- Pocketful of Happiness gift card note card
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Welcome to the Pals’ Blog Hop! We’re so glad you’re here because we made some great projects for “It’s the Sentiment That Counts” – showcasing new or favorite sentiments as the focal point of their project. You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.
Stampin’ Up! has so many great sentiments to choose from it was really hard to pick a favorite. Then inspiration hit me as I was decorating my home for fall.
I love the sentiments on this pillow (enough to buy two to sit on my dining room chairs). It really sums up how I feel! There’s inspiration everywhere! I love a challenge and decided to recreate this “sentimental” pillow for my card.
I used two stamp sets for my sentiments, To A Wild Rose and Country Home. This pop up fun fold design really showcases the sentiment layer and makes it the focal point. I used the Stamparatus and the new Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic Ink to stamp my sentiments. I stamped grateful twice, first in Golden Glitz then with Soft Suede so it would be darker like the pillow but I also wanted it to shine like the others.
It’s hard to see the shine in my photo but trust me, it’s there. I punched and cut the leaves from Gold Foil and glued them on before embossing the sentiment layer with the Subtle Embossing Folder to give it the look of fabric like the pillow. (Sometimes I do go a bit overboard when I’m trying to recreate the look; however, I really like how this turned out and probably wouldn’t have thought to do that if it wasn’t for my inspiration piece.)
You can stamp a message and/or write a note on the back of the card. The sentiment I used is from Country Home. This card can sit on a shelf or desk and folds flat to fit in an envelope.
Check back tomorrow for the tutorial how to make this fun fold card. You can use this design with other sentiments for many different occasions! Be sure to subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out on project ideas and more!
So what do you think…Did I get the look of my inspiration piece? Leave a comment below and let me know where you find inspiration.
More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 9, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share “My Favorite Season” projects. Don’t miss the fun!