Fab Friday 169 – True Love has Four Paws

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My inspiration today is  a sketch challenge from the Fab Friday Challenge Blog and … wait for it…. International cat day. We have a rescue cat, Toulouse and she’s been with us 2 years now. 

Fab Friday 169 Sketch Challenge

I picked Smoky Slate as my base card and created a layer on top with the Button Button embossing folder. I chose this folder because it reminded me of Toulouse as sometimes she can be a bit nuts and loves to get in my box of ribbons and craft stuff. 

The cat was punched out of Rococo Rose Designer Series Paper.

Create a handmade card with a cat, easy to punch out

I die cut the circle and stamped the sentiment. Then I layered the gingham cat on top of the ribbon and felt border from the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit. The cute felt flower around kitty’s neck is also from this kit which comes with several embellishments in Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana and Crushed Curry. 

Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit used to decorate Nine Lives card

Measurements

  • Smoky Slate – 21cm x 14.8cm (scored in half), for scalloped circle
  • Whisper White – 9.5cm x 13.8cm
  • Rococo Rose DSP – for cat

Toulouse with the cat card

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Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlights August – Encouragement

Thank you for stopping by my blog, Stamping Flair, today. Demonstrators from around the world are being highlighted internationally by Kylie Bertucci and the theme this month is Encouragement.

I chose hues of greens and blues for this card to make it bright and cheery and perfect for our theme. 

Oh Darling, you are fabulous ….I love this sentiment and think it would really lift someone up. 

The background was created by stamping the leaves in Soft Sea Foam and Granny Apple Green. I love the bright, summery feel of these shades of green. I then added the heat embossed, Gold leaves which really add to the cheering up sentiment of my card. 

To create the double colour on the sentiment, I used the Stamparatus. First I stamped in Pretty Peacock. Then moving the cardstock a tiny bit to the right, I masked the sentiment with washi tape and inked the stamp with Granny Apple Green. Then I stamped the sentiment which creates the pretty double colour on the word ‘darling’. 

I mounted the sentiment on another oval die cut from Pretty Peacock Cardstock and embossed with the Tufted Embossing Folder. This has then been adhered onto a Soft Sea Foam oval to create a pretty, focal mage. 

The bow was formed by snipping a section of the linen ribbon apart. I created a mock bow using glue dots to secure in place. 

With card making, we have the ability to brighten someone’s day by giving them a handmade card. Who could you encourage and share your beautiful cards with today? A birthday, congratulations, anniversary, thinking of you or just because… the recipient will love it.

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Gift Cards with Time for Tags Hostess Set

I’ve got a super cute set of mini cards to show you today. 

Gift cards using Time for Tags stamp set

Creating these card were fun and very easy.  I wanted to showcase the 2019-2020 In-Colours of Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, Purple Posy, Rococo Rose and Terracotta Tile. The card base is 6″x3″ scored in half. I then cut the coordinating Designer Series Paper to 2 7/8 ” square..The images are from the Time for Tags stamp which were then punched out with the Timeless Label punch. 

Colouring these in was really quick with Stampin’ Write markers. There are markers to match every colour ink pad we have, so colour coordination is made very easy. 

Colouring in stamps with Stampin' Write Markers

Time for Tags Stamp Set 

This is a Host stamp set which can be found on page 206 of the Annual Catalogue. It has such fun images and sentiments suited for birthdays, babies, celebrations, just because…. anything. Host stamp sets can be purchased only with Stampin’ Rewards. 

How do I earn Stampin’ Rewards?

Any orders with a retail value of $250 receives a minimum 10% Stampin’ Rewards. This increases by tiers according to the dollar value of your order. 

  • The first way is to place an order for a minimum $250 or 
  • Host a Stampin’ Up! party – get a few friends together and have a bit of crafting time. I’ll organize the supplies and you will receive the Stampin’ Rewards from sales through that party

The Stampin’ Rewards earned can be used to purchased Host stamp sets or anything else in the catalogue. 

Time for Tags 3x3 note cards

Plus you’ve got another 3 days to earn Bonus coupons. Every $90 spent in July will earn you a $9 coupon to spend in August. There is no limit to the vouchers you can earn. 

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No Stamping Magnolia Lane Card

This beautiful card has been created using products from the Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack. You will find this on Page 171 of your Annual Catalogue. This pack includes 50 double sided cards in different sizes, vellum specialty cards and 4 sticker sheets.

Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack

This is a very unusual card for me in that it involved zero stamping. 

No stamping handmade card, Memories & More, Stampin' Up!, DIY

I started by die cutting the bottom border of my card base with that beautiful border die. I ran it through a couple of times to make sure it cut through the front and back of the card. Then I cut the So Saffron striped card to fit my card base and die cut the bottom of that so it layered on top. The ribbon was added with Tear & Tape adhesive and then glued to the base.

Hello you, Magnolia card I die cut one of the Stitched Rectangles and mounted the circles on top using liquid glue. The circles have been punched from another 2 cards that came in this pack. I offset them to give it interest and added the magnolia sticker with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The sentiment sticker was inserted under the magnolia and really stands out against the Basic Black die cut. 

Further detail was added to the ribbon by tying a bow and securing with a glue dot. The pennant and leaves are also part of the stickers that come in the Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack. 

These card packs are great to use for your scrapbooking pages as well as for card making. Team it with the Magnolia Lane Large Specialty Memories & More Cards & Envelopes for some quick and beautiful card making. 

 

 

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Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop – Favourite Designer Series Paper

Hello Friends,

Thank you for taking the time to stop by my blog today. Today I’m taking part in the Stampin’ Dreams Monthly Blog Hop.  It’s my first time participating and I’m really grateful for the opportunity. This month’s theme is Designer Series Paper. 

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop July Designer Series Paper

Stampin’ Up! has given us a beautiful range of paper to create with including 12″x12″ and 6″x6″ papers.  There are papers in all our Classic and In-Colour ranges plus all the beautiful patterned papers we have including specialty papers such as foil and vellum. See the entire range HERE.

Fancy fold cards are a great way to show case Designer Series Paper. I have chosen my favourite, Bird Ballad paper to work with today. With so many designs of birds, feathers, bird cages, flowers and images that are perfect for fussy cutting, this paper can be used in so many ways. 

Create a Fanfare Fold card with Bird Ballad DSP

I have created a fun fold card to show off this pretty paper. This card was adapted from one which Lyssa Griffith Zwolanek had created and is called a Fanfare Fancy Fold. The original didn’t stand upright so I got rid of one layer to enable it to stand up. I then modified it to create this version. I love the simplicity of this fold yet it is fun and interactive with the concertina fold opening up to show the different layers.

Fun Fold card with feathers and birds

I used various sheets of this DSP. The card base displays the paper beautifully. The centre image of the birds has been fussy cut from one of the sheets. 

Pigment Sprinkle leaves with Birds

To create the leaves, spritz a piece of Shimmery White cardstock with water and then sprinkle with the Granny Apple Green Pigment Sprinkles over it. The new pigment sprinkles are a fun product to work with, giving you completely different looks each time.

Leave this to completely dry. Then die cut the leaves using the Magnolia Memory Dies. 

To add some extra dimension and depth to this panel, I stamped, coloured and fussy cut a few extra flowers and added the leaves. Both the flowers and leaves have been curled using a bone folder

Create an interactive handmade card with Stampin' Up! products

Finally, I stamped the sentiment and added a flower which has been fussy cut out of DSP to complete the card.

Bird Ballad card with feathers and Hello greeting

Cardstock Measurements:

    • Daffodil Delight card base – 29.5 cm x 14.8 cm. Score on the long side at 4 cm, 8 cm, 14 cm and 20 cm. (Folded in Mountain, Valley, Mountain, Valley)
    • Early Espresso 
      3.5 cm x 14.4 cm
      5.4 cm x 14.4 cm
      9.1 cm x 14.4 cm
    • Designer Series Paper
      3.1 cm x 14 cm
      5 cm x 14 cm
      8.7 cm x 14 cm
    • Calypso Coral for Stiched Label Die and circle
    • Whisper White for Stitched Label Die, circle and scraps
    • Shimmery White piece for leaves

I hope you have been inspired to get your Designer Series Paper out and use it up. Have fun trying out this Fanfare Fold.

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Create this Simple Magnolia Lane Hello Card

The Magnolia Lane suite is filled with so many good products. My featured product today is the Magnolia 3D embossing folder from this suite which has one large and one small flower on the image. These images are beautiful and form a perfect background to create my simple card.

Magnolia 3d handmade card, Stampin' Up!

I have run the Mossy Meadow cardstock with the embossing folder to create a simple yet striking background. This has been layered on a piece of Garden Lane Designer Series Paper which complements the Magnolia Lane suite of products. 

The leaves have been die cut from the coordinating dies. The sentiment has been stamped in Stazon ink onto a cork tag which comes from the Magnolia Lane Cork Embellishments. Each pack comes with 20 pieces of a selection of tags, magnolias and leaves – great to add texture to a card.

Once you stamp the sentiment, leave it for a few minutes to ensure it has dried completely.

 

Stamp on cork with Stazon ink

I threaded some twine through the tag and then added a cork magnolia to complete this corner with the sentiment. This has been adhered with liquid glue on top of the burlap ribbon.

Simple Card with Magnolia Lane 3D embossing folder

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Cardstock Measurements:

    • Thick Whisper White – 28 cm x 14 cm (scored in half)
    • Garden Lane Designer Series Paper – 14 cm x 14 cm
    • Mossy Meadow – 12.8 cm x 12.8 cm
    • Early Espresso scraps

This month is Bonus Days and for every $90 you spend you get a $9 voucher to spend in August. So when you purchase the Magnolia Lane Bundle during July, you will automatically receive a $9 coupon. Each increment of $90 (ex-shipping) will earn you additional coupons.

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