ABC Cards and a Card Swap!

I have really enjoyed this ABC Cards alphabet series and I hope you have too! Here’s a recap of the cards from A to M! Click on the image to view the original post.

A is for Anniversary

Stampin Up Foliage Frames and Beautiful Bouquet Anniversary card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

B is for Birthday

Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Birthday and Touches of Texture birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

C is for Congratulations

Stampin' Up! Friendly Expressions Congratulations card ideas for graduation, new job, etc. - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

D is for Dad

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

E is for Encouragement

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Good Luck card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

F is for Friend

Stampin' Up! Free As A Bird friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

G is for  Get Well

Stampin Up! Healing Hugs Get Well card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

H is for Hello

Stampin' Up! Magnolia Lane All Occasion Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I is for Inspiration

Stampin Up Believe You Can fun fold pop up card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

J is for Joy

Stampin' Up Woven Heirlooms Wedding, Anniversary,or Birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

K is for Kindness

Stampin Up Painted Harvest and Pressed Petals thank you card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

L is for Love

Stampin Up Love or Anniversary card idea with Well Written and Stitched Be Mine Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

M is for Masculine

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

Photos of these cards as well as a few of my other most recent cards can be found on my NEW Gallery Page. Click on the menu at the top.  I hope you enjoy this new feature! You can click on any photo in the gallery to see the original post with directions and materials to make it! (Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!! LOL  Thanks to my awesome daughter for setting this up and helping me!!!)

What’s your favorite card from this series? Let me a comment below and you may be the lucky winner to receive one of these cards! Check back tomorrow to see the rest of the cards from the series!

Now that I’ve shared a variety of card ideas from A to Z how about a card swap? We haven’t had one in awhile so let’s showcase some of your favorite creations. I prefer you use current products (so we don’t disappoint anyone when they want to recreate your card but can’t get what you used) but it is not mandatory. I want you to have fun creating and participate in the swap! Mail your card to me along with a self-addressed stamped envelope by September 27th. (Don’t wait to create!!!) I will swap out the cards and send you a card someone else has shared. I will showcase all the cards on my blog. I am excited to see and share your creations!  Who’s in?

Mail cards to me:

Jeanie Stark
12907 Lance Circle
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Have a wonderful Labor Day! Prayers for those in the path of the hurricane!  Stay safe!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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DSP Sale 2019

Here’s the list of the select papers that will be included in the sale! (The paper I used on my card today, Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper, is included.  Yippee!!!)

2019 Designer Series Paper Sale

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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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S is for Sympathy

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’s good to have a few Sympathy cards on hand. Today’s card design is another one of those that you can easily change the sentiment and use for any occasion.

Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases and Healing Hugs Sympathy Card Idea using Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Anyone else in love with the Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper?! I love the rich colors and hand-painted impressionistic imagery! I chose Blackberry Bliss and Purple Posy for my layered background. I stamped the flower from Healing Hugs in Purple Posy.  I love to stamp a sentiment over an image and this worked great by stamping off the flower first.

Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases and Healing Hugs Sympathy Card Idea using Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Sympathy cards are not something we enjoy having to make but we can make them beautiful to remember a wonderful life. I had to make this card in shades of purple in honor of the person who passed. (It was her favorite color.)  I love that we can add that personal touch by making our own cards!

Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases and Healing Hugs Sympathy Card Idea using Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the measurements if you would like to make this simple card design:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4 (Blackberry Bliss)
  • Layer 1: 4 x 5 1/4 (Purple Posy)
  • DSP Layer: 3 7/8 x 4 (Perennial Essence)

Adhere the DSP then wrap the ribbon before adhering the layer to the card base. The sentiment layer was cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits and layered on a piece of Blackberry Bliss cut with the Layering Circles Framelits. Attach the metallic thread to the back of the sentiment layer with Stampin’ Dimensionals and adhere to the card. Finish it off with a few Metallic Pearls.

*Note – Stampin’ Up! announce that the Purple Posy ink passed its last sample test and things are moving forward. They have placed orders with their manufacturer to begin producing the ink pads and refills. They do not know the timeframe when this ink will be available, but they will update again in September. In the meantime, if you must have this ink, you can purchase the In Color Markers to color your stamps.  When I first started stamping I bought all the markers before I started to collect the ink pad because it was cheaper to get all the colors that way.  I still use my markers especially with tiny sentiments as I find it easier to ink them up without getting ink on the edges and transferring to my card.  I also like to coordinate colors when addressing envelopes I’ve stamped on the front.  How do you use the Stampin’ Write Markers?

Many thanks for all the retirement wishes! I was thrilled to read many of you enjoy stamping in your retirement.  It seems it was pretty close as to the favorite retirement card (vertical or horizontal) but horizontal won by a few votes!  I also have another winner to announce, the winner of the “retirement” blog candy…..Judy!  I realize we have 2 Judy’s who posted and rather than tell you which one was chosen by random.org I am going to send some retired goodies to both!  So Judy, (and Judy) , please email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I will put your blog candy in the mail! Congratulations!

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to comment! I do love reading each and every one!

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Have a Super Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Paper Pumpkin August 2019

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription service by Stampin’ Up! It is the perfect way to jump into the world of papercrafting and get your creative “me-time” every month. The kit includes all the stamps, ink, and paper you need to create a fun project, without any stress. Everything is precut and ready to go so you can skip to the fun part of crafting! Subscribers always have cards and cute gifts on hand for every occasion. Your first kit includes a free gift —a clear stamping block. You’ll also build a collection of stamps and ink to use on other projects. There’s no pressure—you can cancel or suspend at any time. Subscribe by the 10th of the month to get started!

Here’s some details about the August kit.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10. Click HERE to view a preview of the kit and see some samples of past kits.
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