Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday Card

Painted Poppies-Happy Birthday Card

Wow!   Aren’t you attracted to bright, cheerful, easy to grow poppies?  I certainly am!  Consequently, I love how my Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday card shows just how colorful these beautiful flowers are.

Painted Poppies-Happy Birthday Card

Have you tried the Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers from Stampin’ Up!?   They are amazing.   Do you love to color as much as I do?  Are you just learning how to color?   Without a doubt, give them a try.  Watch my video below and discover how quick and easy it is to color beautiful poppies and create your own Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday Card!

Painted Poppies-Happy Birthday Card

As always, don’t forget to stamp the inside of your card.   It just takes a few moments of your time for the inside to be as beautiful as the outside!

 

If you love great deals, the Stampin’ Up! Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop.   You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog.   Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—make sure to check out the list and place your order soon!   

Last-Chance Products Sale

***SALE ENDS on May 3, 2021***

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Cutting Details:

    • Basic Black cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
    • Poppy Parade cardstock (1st layer) — 3-1/4 x 4-1/2
    • Balmy Blue cardstock (2nd layer) — 3 x 4-1/4
    • Basic White cardstock (3rd layer) — 2-3/4 x 4
    • Cardstock scraps — Balmy Blue cardstock, die-cut butterfly; Basic White cardstock, stamp, color, and die-cut poppies and leaves
    • Balmy Blue cardstock (inside) — 3 x 4-1/4
    • Basic White cardstock (inside) — 2-3/4 x 4

 

If you do not see my video below, please click here  to watch it on YouTube.

 

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Fine Art Floral Suite – Thinking of You

Fine Art Floral Suite - Thinking of You

Well, here we are again with another floral card.  This time it is all about the Fine Art Floral Suite from Stampin’ Up!  I have to say, in no uncertain terms, this is one of my all-time favorite suites of products.  If you love everything floral as much as I do, the Fine Art Floral Suite – Thinking of You is perfect!

Fine Art Floral Suite - Thinking of You

Check out the Gilded Leafing in the center of my flower.  So pretty!  This is just one of the amazing products in the Fine Art Floral Suite.  Be sure and watch my video, below, to learn how to add this gorgeous product to your Fine Art Floral Suite – Thinking of You card.

 

If you love great deals, the Stampin’ Up! Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop.  You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—make sure to check out the list and place your order soon!

Last-Chance Products Sale

Click HERE  to shop the Last-Chance Products Sale

 

Cutting Details:

  • Mossy Meadow cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Gold Foil (1st layer) — 2 x 4-1/4
  • Basic White cardstock (2nd layer) — 2-3/4 x 3-3/4; die cut with Stitched So Sweetly dies
  • Golden Garden Designer Series Paper (DSP) (3rd layer) — 2 x 3-1/4
  • Scraps of Basic White cardstock — stamp and die-cut flower and stamp and die-cut sentiment
  • Basic White cardstock (inside) — 3-3/4 x 5

 

If you do not see my video below, please click here to watch it on YouTube.

 

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Floral Happy Birthday Card

Floral Happy Birthday Card

I love everything floral!  Fresh flowers, pictures of flowers, floral sheets, floral quilts, and much more.  Especially flower stamps, dies, and designer series paper. My Floral Happy Birthday card has it all. 

Floral Happy Birthday Card

Click on the photo above to view all of the Stampin’ Up! products I used…

Do you see the flower peeking out from the inside of my card?  Do you stamp the inside of your card?  That simple touch can really set your cards apart.  It takes such a small amount of time and really makes your cards stand out.  Why not try it on the next card you create?  Are you inspired to create your own Floral Happy Birthday Card?

 

Cutting Details:

  • Misty Moonlight cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Blushing Bride cardstock (1st layer) — 3-1/2 x 4-3/4
  • Silver Foil Sheets (2nd layer) — 3-1/4 x 4-1/2
  • Golden Garden Designer Series Paper (3rd layer) — 3-1/4 x 4-1/2
  • Basic White cardstock (scrap) — stamp and die-cut flower and stamp and die-cut sentiment
  • Basic White cardstock (inside) — 3-3/4 x 5

 

If you do not see my video, please click here to watch it on YouTube

 

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Hydrangea “For You” Card

Hydrangea For You Card

Hydrangeas are awesome! I remember my Grandmother always having huge, I mean HUGE hydrangea bushes in front of her home. The flowers were purple and blue and absolutely gorgeous. Clearly, my Grandmother could grow anything. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same for me. At least, now I can stamp them to my heart’s content, and in any color I choose. Hopefully, you will create a Hydrangea “For You” card for someone in your life.  Your thoughtfulness will certainly be appreciated.

Hydrangea For You Card

Click on the photo above to see a list of Stampin’ Up! products I used.

Don’t you love the Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Designer Acetate? So pretty!  

Do you stamp the inside of your cards? Of course, it does take a little extra time, however, the results are worth it!  

 

Cutting Details:

  • Night of Navy cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Designer Acetate (1st layer) — 3 x 4-1/4
  • Night of Navy cardstock (2nd layer) — 2-1/2 x 3-3/4
  • Basic White cardstock (3rd layer) — 2-3/8 x 3-5/8
  • Basic White cardstock (scrap) — stamp and die-cut hydrangea
  • Basic White cardstock (inside) — 3 x 4-1/4

 

Here is a video that shows how I created my Hydrangea “For You” card. 

If you do not see my video, please click here to watch it on YouTube.

 

Hydrangea Haven Bundle

 
Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Designer Acetate

 
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Basic White Medium Envelopes

 
Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad

 
Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Pad

 
Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin' Pad

 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

 
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush

 
Stampin' Seal

 
Stampin' Seal Refill

 
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

 
Paper Trimmer

 
Cutting Blades Multipack

 
Bone Folder

 
Small Grid Paper

 
Simply Shammy

 

 

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A Touch of Ink Happy Birthday Card

A Touch of Ink Happy Birthday Card

Hummingbirds are such amazing creatures!  A few fascinating facts about hummingbirds:  only found in the Americas, hummingbirds cannot walk, the smallest hummingbird species weighs less than a dime, and most beat their wings 60 to 80 times per second.  And I thought they were only pretty.  Hopefully, my “A Touch of Ink” Happy Birthday card showcases their beauty!

A Touch of Ink Happy Birthday Card

I am constantly amazed by their beautiful colors.  I love to color; always have, always will.  It is gratifying to color with Stampin’ Up! Blends Alcohol markers.  They blend so seamlessly, and with minimal effort, you can achieve beautiful, vibrant images.  

In my video below, I will show you just how easy it is to color with alcohol markers. I trust that you can recreate this “A Touch of Ink” Happy Birthday card and give it to someone special in your life.

 

Cutting Details:

  • THICK Basic White cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Just Jade cardstock (1st layer) — 3-3/4 x 5
  • Basic White cardstock (2nd layer) — 3-1/4 x 4-1/2
  • Basic Black cardstock (3rd layer) — 2-7/8 x 4-1/8
  • Purple Posy cardstock (4th layer) — 2-3/4 x 4
  • Basic White (scrap) — (stamp and fussy cut hummingbird, stamp and punch out sentiment)

 

If you do not see my video below, please click here to watch it on YouTube.

 

A Touch Of Ink Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)

 
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock

 
Just Jade 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Purple Posy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Basic White Medium Envelopes

 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

 
Just Jade Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

 
Highland Heather Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

 
Purple Posy Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

 
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush

 
Matte Black Dots

 
Purple 3/8" (1 Cm) Tricolor Ribbon

 
Classic Label Punch

 
Stampin' Seal

 
Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 
Stampin' Dimensionals

 
Paper Snips

 
Paper Trimmer

 
Bone Folder

 
Small Grid Paper

 
Simply Shammy

 

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A Touch of Ink Thinking of You

A Touch of Ink Thinking of You Card

There is nothing better than going to your mailbox and finding a handmade card.  Wouldn’t you love to receive this A Touch of Ink Thinking of You card?  Which, by the way, you can choose as your Sale-a-bration gift with a $100 purchase.  Who doesn’t love a gift with purchase—I know I certainly do.

A Touch of Ink Thinking of You card

As you can see from looking around my blog, I love butterflies. So, I was especially pleased when this set contained a beautiful side view butterfly.  I truly wish, Stampin’ Up! would include more side view butterflies in their stamp sets. Sometimes, you want to place them on a flower, and the full-on butterfly doesn’t seem to work quite as well. 

Have you tried the Stampin’ Up! Blends alcohol markers? Wow, they are so easy to use, and you get amazing results with minimal effort.  Be sure to check out my video below for some hints to great coloring.

Hopefully, you are now inspired to create your own A Touch of Ink Thinking of You card.

 

Cutting Details:

  • Thick Basic White cardstock (card base) — 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Bumble Bee cardstock (1st layer)  — 3-3/4 x 5
  • Basic White cardstock (2nd layer) — 3-1/4 x 4-1/2
  • So Saffron cardstock (3rd layer) — 2-3/4 x 4
  • Basic White cardstock (scrap) — stamp and fussy-cut Butterfly, color with Blends

 

If you do not see my video, please click here to watch it on YouTube.

 

A Touch Of Ink Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)

 
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock

 
Bumblebee 8-1/2X11 Cardstock

 
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
So Saffron 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 
Basic White Medium Envelopes

 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

 
Mango Melody Combo Pack Stampin' Blends

 
1/4" Bumblebee Gingham Trim

 
Matte Black Dots

 
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush

 
Stampin' Seal

 
Stampin' Dimensionals

 
Paper Snips

 
Paper Trimmer

 
Bone Folder

 
Small Grid Paper

 
Simply Shammy

 

 

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