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Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thinking of You and Thank You card ideas - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. Today’s cards are made using the distINKtive stamp set, Heartfelt Blooms. You can get this set for FREE during Sale-A-Bration (through March 31, 2018) with a qualifying purchase.

Heartfelt Blooms stamp set

Heartfelt Blooms is a beautiful, photographic bouquet in a gorgeous vintage look. A one-step stunner for all your projects! The new Distinktive stamp lays down the ink at different opacities, giving the finished image more depth. I love that there are 3 great sentiments for different occasions. Here’s a close up of the stamped image.

Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thank You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

When I make a card I usually stamp more than one.  I like to play around with different color combos, sentiments, etc. I chose Night of Navy with Bermuda Bay and Fresh Fig with Blushing Bride. I can’t wait to make more! I also played around with adding pearls or not. I like it both ways so I guess it depends whether or not you want to add the extra postage. This is such a clean & simple card and quick & easy to make! You can use it for many different occasions!

Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thank You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Fresh Fig and Blushing Bride color combination
Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Night of Navy and Bermuda Bay color combination

Here’s the measurements:

Card Base 4 1/4 x 11 scored at 5 1/2.

Layer 1: 3 3/4 x 5

Whisper White Stamped Layer: 3 1/2 x 4 3/4

I adhered the layered image to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I love to stamp my envelopes to match. It really adds that extra special touch.  Get in the habit of stamping your envelope when you stamp your card and it takes no time at all!

Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Thank You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Check out this video for more information and ideas.

You can stamp in one color like I did or stamp in a neutral color and color in your favorite shades. Here’s another look at the samples from the video.

Heartfelt Blooms video samples (use these)

I wanted to use all 3 sentiments from this set so I made a sympathy card in Night of Navy and Crumb Cake with Gingham Ribbon.

Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms Sympathy card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’a another look at all three of my cards. Do you have a favorite? Pearls or not?

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Wishing you a Happy Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Paper Pumpkin To The Rescue!

I needed a few more thank you notes and it was Paper Pumpkin to the rescue! I love getting these all inclusive kits in the mail every month!  Many times I do my own thing with the supplies in the kit and it’s just nice to have everything precut and ready to go. It makes it quick & easy to create.  With my fractured elbow and limited mobility at the moment, I need easy! I used the Love Notes from the January Paper Pumpkin kit to make thank you notes.

Paper Pumpkin Alternative Thank You card idea using Heartfelt Love Notes - Jeanie Stark Stampin Up

The kit contained supplies for 16 projects and included the Heartfelt Love Notes Photopolymer Stamp set and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Spot.

I stamped the sentiment from Rose Wonder stamp set on the banner and adhered it over the heart.  I also stamped the inside with a sentiment from So Many Shells stamp set and used the scalloped die cut note cards (included in the kit) to write a personal message.  I love how these notes tuck in the pocket and tie with a bow.

If you are a current Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you can purchase refill kits (while supplies last) from my online store.  The refill kit comes with everything except the stamp set and ink spot for just $8! What a deal…that’s just .50 a card (and that includes the envelope)! I will be buying more of these! You can buy the refill kit and use other stamps from your collection as I did for mine.

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Here’s the video showcasing the intended projects but you can use them to tuck in all kinds of notes and/or candy treats, etc. (I am going to put a couple of Merci chocolates in each to give out at Physical Therapy this week.)

Did you know Paper Pumpkin and I share an anniversary? I joined Stampin’ Up in March  (during Sale-A-Bration to take advantage of the extra free gifts)!! This year will mark Paper Pumpkin’s 5th anniversary! Can you guess what anniversary I will be celebrating? Leave me a comment and the first person to guess correctly will receive some blog candy! March is going to be filled with all kinds of fun surprises! If you paused your Paper Pumpkin subscription or haven’t tried it out yet, you are going to want to sign up before March 10th.  The March Paper Pumpkin kit will include a free gift to celebrate their anniversary.

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Here’s a quick video showcasing the kits from last year.

Paper Pumpkin kits have improved so much over the years and I can’t wait to see what new surprises they have in store for the year ahead.  I suggest you purchase a prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscription during Sale-A-Bration and earn FREE items!

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Thank Goodness For A Friend Like You for TTTC #22

Stampin Up So Many Shells Thank You Friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Get ready to play Tic Tac Toe because this week’s board by Corinne Blake is one of my favorites with simple and fun choices!!!

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I used all 9 elements on my card which made tic tac toe all 8 ways!!

Stampin Up So Many Shells Thank You Friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

It is so much fun and easy to create when you pick 3 in a row and play! Each week I gather the different elements from the board so they are in front of me. This week I started by grabbing my circle framelits and black cardstock then looked through my swatch books for DSP with black and/or stripes. (I found both!) The floral design from Whole Lot of Lovely certainly checked off the box for “vibrant”.  Then I chose a color from the DSP to use for my “layer” and “ribbon”. I knew it would be easy to add a heat embossed thank you sentiment for a friend and by cutting it out with a circle die that checked off 5 elements…circle, black, thank you, friend, heat embossed. How easy is that?!!!  Trust me, having the items in front of you will get those creative juices flowing…you will see things that go together. Just start creating! All I had left to do was a simple layout to put it all together. (*I keep sketches of simple layouts as well as cards I’ve made or received with layouts I like to use as inspiration for future designs. This layout is clean & simple and could easily be used with many different papers and take on a totally different look and feel.  I know I will be using it again!) I hope you will give it a try and play along. For more inspiration click HERE to see what the other designers created this week. I would love for you to add your creation to the Tic Tac Toe Challenge.

Here’s the measurements for today’s card:

Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4 (Basic Black)

Layer 1:  5 1/2 x 2 1/4 (Striped DSP)

Layer 2:  4 3/4 x 3 1/2 (Pear Pizzazz)

Layer 3:  4 1/2 x 3 1/4 (Floral DSP)

Layer 4: Stitched Shapes Circle Die

Stampin Up So Many Shells Thank You Friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin

Jeanie

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