Card Swap Showcase…Day 3

Today is the last of the card parade from my recent card swap.  I can tell from your comments and enthusiasm for the first two days for my Card Swap posts that you love the inspiration from these fun and beautiful cards.  If you missed the previous posts just click on the links below.

Card Swap Showcase Day 1
Card Swap Showcase Day 2

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 Abstract Impressions Gate Fold card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Traci Davis
Stampin Up Abstract Impressions Gate Fold card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Traci Davis
Stampin Up Petal Palette and Swirly Scribbles card idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Lisa Poe
Stampin Up Sea of Textures card idea using Under the Sea Framelits - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Ann Marie Beaver
Stampin Up Sea of Textures card idea with Tranquil Textures Suite - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Anne Marie Beaver
Stampin Up Varied Vases card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Nancy Brunelli
Stampin Up Dandelion Wishes fun fold get well card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Nancy Brunelli
Stampin Up Birthday Blooms Thinking of You card idea colored with Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Julie Hulka
Stampin Up Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created By Hilda Burton

Please leave a comment below to let these artists know how much you love their creations. Thank you to everyone who participated!  It was so much fun getting “Happy Mail”!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’


 Stamp Sets Showcased (Click on any image to view in my online store.)

Petal Palette Clear-Mount Bundle

Petal Palette Clear-Mount Bundle
Birthday Blooms Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Birthday Blooms Clear-Mount Stamp Set

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V is for Vinyl Stickers

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. The Painted Love Gold Vinyl stickers found on page 19 in the Occasions catalog are easy to miss.  They are hard to see in the catalog so here’s a photo in case you missed them too!

Stampin Up Painted Love God Vinyl Stickers - for inspiration and ordering visit - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These self-adhesive hearts, borders, and shapes in brilliant gold coordinate with images in the Sure Do Love You Stamp Set; however, they can easily be used with any stamp set or stand on their own. I have several cards (and a treat box) to share with you today using these stickers with the Petal Passion and True Gentleman Suites.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Wedding Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The layout for this card was inspired by a card design from a fellow PAL, Nancy Gleason. I love using the ribbon to highlight the sentiment.  Both the sentiment and flower are from the Petal Palette stamp set.  I stamped the floral image in Black Memento ink and cut it out with the matching dies then fussy cut the flower apart to make it fit the card better. (I used the other piece from the flower on my next card.) I adhered the ribbon and sentiment banner on top of the vinyl sticker. I colored the flower with Stampin’ Blends and adhered it off to the side with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The base of my card is a Whisper White note card. The Powder Pink layer measures 4 5/8 x 3 1/8 and the Whisper White layer measures 4 1/2 x 3.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Wedding Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My niece is getting married this summer and this is the perfect size card for a gift card.

My next card uses a different vinyl sticker and another sentiment from the Petal Palette stamp set. This sweet card could be used for several occasions (engagement, shower, new baby, anniversary, wedding, job promotion, etc.)

Stampin Up Petal Palette Wedding, Anniversary, or Baby Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The flower image is the leftover piece from the card above. I embossed the card base with the Petal Pair Embossing folder and added my layered image on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The Whisper White stamped layer measures 3 x 3 1/2 and is layered on a 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 piece of Calypso Coral. The flower is colored with Stampin’ Blends and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  The ribbon is adhered with a glue dot on top of the vinyl sticker.  I added a matching sticker on the front of the envelope and embossed the flap.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Wedding, Anniversary, or Baby Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The gold vinyl stickers are versatile to use so many different ways! They make it quick & easy to embellish cards and envelopes or add a special touch to a treat box.

Stampin Up Clear Tiny Treat Box with Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers and Ghirardelli Chocolate - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Clear Tiny Treat Box with Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers and Ghirardelli Chocolate - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love these clear tiny treat boxes from Stampin’ Up! They make a quick & easy gift! I filled this one with 6 Ghirardelli chocolates, added a bow and a few vinyl stickers and I was done!  You could put a little jar of jam, a Yankee votive candle, or any other small item inside.

Here’s a card idea I got from Linda Heller that I made for my son and husband for Valentine’s Day using the vinyl stickers and True Gentleman Designer Series Paper.  (I don’t know why I didn’t share them before.)

Stampin Up True Gentleman card idea with Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Either of these cards could be used for an anniversary or anytime you want to let someone know you love them. The True Gentleman Designer Series Paper make these cards perfect for the men in your life.  The sentiment I used on the inside is also from Petal Palette.  I love the sentiments in this stamp set and from the comments on my blog last week many of you do too!!

Stampin Up Petal Palette stamp set - To order visit Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope you enjoyed the different project ideas showcasing the versatility of the vinyl stickers.  (I still have lots of stickers left to use!) You can purchase any of the products I used today from my online store. *The Petal & More Thinlits Dies were added to Sale-A-Bration and are a FREE gift with a qualifying purchase.  You must enter the Sale-A-Bratio code if you wish to get them FREE.  (See NEW Sale-A-Bratio items below.)  Click HERE to shop or click on the images below.

Wishing you a Very Good Day! It may be spring but it doesn’t feel like it in Maryland! It has been snowing since 9 AM yesterday morning and we are officially snowed in! Even my Physical Therapy for today got cancelled!

Just Stampin’


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From the Heart

Stampin Up Petal Palette washi tape card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love Stampin’ Up! The products are top notch, the color coordination and tools make it easy to create beautiful projects, and the company’s “Statement of the Heart” sums it up beautifully!

Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart: 
“To love what we do and share what we love, as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…in this we make a difference.”
I was inspired to make this card for team members to let them know how much I enjoy being on this journey with them. I used the Petal Palette stamp set and some washi tape to create this clean and simple card.
Stampin Up Petal Palette washi tape card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
This is one of those simple “formula cards” that I have used before.  Simply change out the washi tape and use whatever focal point you want.  Here I used a die cut heart from the Sweet & Sassy Framelits but I also made the birthday card (pictured below) which I shared previously. It has a bow made with the Bow Builder Punch.  *You can click on the image below to see the original post with all the details and tips to make the washi tape card and other projects.
I would love to have you join me on this journey with my “Stampin’ Sisters”!  (We would even love to welcome a “brother” or two to the mix!!!)  If you ever thought about becoming part of the Stampin’ Up! demonstrator community, Sale-A-Bration is a great time to “try it out”. Why? Because you get 2 extra stamp sets (of your choice) for FREE!! (*You also get a FREE Paper Pumpkin in your starter kit so you can try that out too!) Think about it…you are already buying the products, why not get them at a discount and make some wonderful new friends along the way?!  Seriously, Stampin’ Up! makes it so easy to join and just buy for yourself if you want. You don’t have to have classes, blog,  or sell anything if you don’t want to. You can just purchase your starter kit (Choose $125 in product of your choice for $99) and choose your 2 FREE stamp sets and enjoy the discount now through July. There’s no penalty if you don’t buy anything else, you don’t have to send anything back, no one is going to pressure you or harass you. Over 90% of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators sign up just for the discount. If you want to build a business, we can help you with that. You decide what you want…Join our private FB groups (and get involved in the chats or just browse and see what’s going on), be the first to see and try out new product, get together with other demonstrators, watch training webinars, participate in contests to win free product, …and so much more!  I have to say joining Stampin’ Up! is one of the best decisions I ever made! I’ve had fun every step of the way!


Starter Kit:

Stampin’ Up!’s Demonstrator Starter Kit is completely customizable! The products you choose are completely up to you.  For just $99, you get:

* Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin’ Up! products!

* A business supply pack valued at $50!

*A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit included in your kit! ($20 value)

*FREE shipping: The kit ships to you FREE, another 10% savings!

Product Discount:

Demonstrators get at least a 20% discount on all Stampin’ Up! products, including stamp sets, paper, and accessories. You even get a discount on bundles and clearance!

Extra Income:

Stampin’ Up! offers a fun opportunity to share your passion for stamping and earn extra income and product.  You’ll earn extra income and product based on your sales and recruiting – just how much extra income is up to you.

Flexible Schedule:

This is your business, so you can put as much (or as little) time into it as you’d like!

Support From Stampin’ Up!:

Stampin’ Up! loves their demonstrators and it shows through our demonstrator support materials. Workshop ideas and audio and video trainings on all kinds of topics are available at your fingertips on our demonstrator website. Plus, you’ll receive “Stampin’ Success”, a magazine just for demonstrators, which is full of informative tips and beautiful samples.

Support From Me:

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I am here to support you. When you join through me you become a member of the PALS team. We have monthly team webinars, weekly email updates, and private Facebook pages to chat, share ideas, ask questions, and showcase our creations. You can choose to participate or just quietly lurk and take it all in. Oh, and there’s prizes and giveaways and lots of inspiration!


Consider becoming a Hobby Demonstrator: There’s no obligation to host workshops or parties, sell products to others or personally purchase anything beyond the kit! There is no penalty if you decide to stop and you get to keep all of your starter kit goodies! If you maintain $300 in retail sales per quarter, you can continue to be a Demonstrator.  If you don’t, that’s okay too!

Another bonus of being a Demonstrator…you receive FREE catalogs and an opportunity to preview and purchase new products in advance–one of my favorite benefits.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click  HERE  to see all of the benefits and the compensation table.  You can also sign up electronically to join.  Feel free to call or email me ( if you have questions or just want to chat! Come Join the Fun! (I’d love to put one of these cards in the mail to you!)

Stampin Up Petal Palette washi tape card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Happy Heart Day!

Just Stampin’



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