Sending Healing Hugs – Forever Greenery

My love affair with the Forever Greenery Suite continues…

The Scrappy Strip Technique is a great way to great fantastic backgrounds with lots of interest. Here I have created a back ground using this technique with the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper.

I kept the strips narrow, approx 12mm, that way I could use nearly all the designs. The strips were adhered to Whisper White Cardstock and also matted onto Whisper White Cardstock.

By placing a layer of vellum on top of the Scrappy Strips it softened the intensity of the colour and allowed the bouquet of fern leaves to stand out. Using the Forever Flourishing Dies leaves were cut from Just Jade, Pretty Peacock and vellum cardstock, also included gold leaves from the Forever Gold Laser-cut Specialty Paper

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Quick and simple cards in no time!

We all love to make quick and simple cards in no time at all. For all those times when you have that last minute gift to give or you just want to send a quick note to someone to say you care. For what ever reason having something that you just need to put together quickly can be a life saver..

Memories and More is just what you need…

Memories & More are a range of products that can be used on scrapbook pages, Pocket Pages or make cards from. They are pre-cut cards that can be slipped into pockets to enhance your photos, no need for trimming then down. Includes 50 total double-sided cards (2 each of 25 designs) in 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm) and 4″ x 6″ (10.2 x 15.2 cm) sizes; 4 sticker sheets, 2 each of 2 designs.

I have used the Flowers for Every Season Memories & More Card Pack along with the coordinating Memories & More Cards & Envelopes. With just a few extra elements like a die cut from the Fabulous Florals Dies, some extra cardstock, stamping of a sentiment, a little bit of ribbon and some ‘Bling’. I have made 5 cards and still have enough left to make another 5 card as well as put a few into my photo album.

 

So easy and quick, great to have on hand…

Why not get some…they are so easy to use even the kids will enjoy making cards with these…a Great School Holiday Project.

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Happy Birthday

My card today is fun Happy Birthday Card that has been filled with a special treat.

When Stampin’ Up!® released the 2020-21 Catalogue and I saw the Mason Jar stamp, punch and domes…I knew I had to have it.

Ok….So what could you fill a Mason Jar with?

Mini M & M’s of course!

 How do you get them out? Do you see the wheel on the right side of the card front? All you do is turn the wheel and they all the M 7M’s will fall out from window on the reverse side of the card front.

The Stampin’ Up! ® products I used are –

  • Jar of Flowers Bundle
  • Mason Jar Domes
  • 2020-22 In- Clolour Designer Series Paper 
  • 2020-22 In-Colour Cardstock Misty Moonlight. 
  • New Foam Adhesive Sheets 
  • Well Written Dies
  • 2020-22 In-colour Enamel Dots
  • Whisper White and Basic Black Cardstock

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July International Blog Highlights – Thank You

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My card today use’s the Stampin’ Up! ®  Prized Peony stamps from the Peony Garden Suite Collection. This is the first time I have had to play with this beautiful suite.

Prized Peony

The large Peony flower was stamped onto Whisper White Cardstock along with the sentiment using the Memento Black stamp pad. With the Stitched Rectangle Dies I die cut a section of the flower including the sentiment and then coloured the cut section with Blends – Flirty Flamingo, Rococo Rose, Granny Apple Green, Old Olive and Mango Melody.

I then ran the card front through the Subtle 3D Embossing folder together. This card has been layered with the center rectangle sitting above the rest of the card.

For inside of the card I stamped a smaller Peony also in black on the insert and then matted it onto Flirty Flamingo Cardstock.

I have added my card to Kylie Bertucci’s International Stampin’ Up!® Blog Highlights for July Theme- Thank you.

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To a friend that makes me smile – Flowers for all Seasons

I love it when a card design comes together so well and this card was one of them. This card is a simple Z-Fold card and the ‘Flowers for Every Season’ Designer Series Paper (DSP) made it very quick to put together.  Along with the floral I also used one of the Just Jade designs from the 2020-22 In-Colour DSP.

The words on this DSP are the words of Stampin’ Up! ® Statement of the Heart, in English and other languages.

The sentiment and flowers inside the card were stamped in Memento Black and left un-coloured, with just a hint of colour down the edge of the Just Jade DSP. The sentiment was cut our using a circle and scalloped circle from the Layered Circle Dies.

To make the sentiment ‘Pop’ I added a piece of the new In-Colour 1/4 ” Ribbon in Bumble Bee.

You can find a tutorial for this card on my Tutorial Page in the bar above.

 

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Love & Laughter, Forever After

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The card that I made today has very little stamping letting the Stampin’ Up! ® Designer Series Paper ‘Forever Greenery’ show off all its beauty.

This is a easy to make fun fold card…the front panel lifts up so you can write your message inside. Great for those that don’t need a lot of space to write.

How I made this card

  •  Card Base Pretty Peacock.- 10.5 x 14.9cm 
  • Mat Designer Series Paper – 10.2 x 14.6cm, adhere to card base
  • Front Panel Pretty Peacock – 9 x 21cm, score at 10.5cm
  • Front Panel Designer Series Paper – 10.2 x 8.7 cm, adhere to front panel
  • Attach Front panel to card base
  • Card Insert Whisper White – 10.2 x 8.7 cm
  • Adhere gold leaf from the Forever Green Laser -cut Specialty Paper
  • Desiner Series Paper Strip – 1.2 x 8.7cm, attach to the bottom of Whisper White Insert
  • Adhere the insert to the inside of the Front Panel

Card Front Embellishment

For this you will need..

  •  One of the Forever Gold Laser-cut dies.
  • Using the Forever Flourishing Dies I cut 2 fern leaves from Vellum Cardstock
  • Whisper White Cardstock 25mm x 11cm

These are the steps that I used..

  • So that the  laser-cut panel could fit behind the Sentiment Banner, I trim it down as per the picture below. Cut approx 1.5cm from where the leaves meet the center hexagon on both sides. Over lap what is left of the hexagon so that the center part is approx 2cm wide and adhere together

  •  Attached the fern leaves to the back of the Gold laser-cut piece.

  • Add some Multi Purpose Glue to the back and adhere to the front of your card.
  • Stamp sentiment onto the Whisper White Cardstock in VersaMark, cover in Gold Embossing Powder and heat…until the magic happens, it changes to a glossy finish.
  • Using the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch, punch the ends…it can be longer than the width of the center panel.
  • Attach to card front using dimensionals.

 

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Set Sail

Good Morning and Welcome today to my Blog.

It’s a beautiful morning here in Moss Vale, NSW. A lovely winters day…

In the last couple of day’s I have been working with a new stamp from Stampin’ Up! ® called Camouflage152547  and teamed it up with Sailing Home 149457.

When I saw this I new I had to get it and make a card for my son, who is in the Australian Defence Force. Not often do I find something that suits him compared to my other sons. This card is nearly all in gray as the Navy camo colours are gray with some black in it. Instead of using black I have used Night of Navy and a touch of gold because he is an Officer. So I hope he likes this card…its not a birthday or for anything special event.I just want to write him so he knows he is always in our thoughts.

Set Sail

This card has a lot of texture using the Subtles 3D Embossing Folder, torn and inked edges,  layers of die cuts from the Smooth Sailing Dies and the Stitched Shapes -Oval.

How to Stamp these Images..

When stamping this card I used the Stamparatus – Stampin’ Up! ® positioning tool as it allowed me to stamp this image a few times.

*Hint – before using the stamp clean it a couple of times with the Stampin’ Scrub and Stampin’ Mist. Being a large all over stamp I found I was getting a good clean image. Sometimes residue from the manufacturing can still be on the stamp and the small bush bristles on the Stampin’ Scrub can get in a clean them off.

The Stamparatus also enables you to stamp multiple images going down the page because of there hinged system. I had to play with NO INK to make sure I had the stamp in the correct position, when I had that sorted I could move the plate down two hinge notches and re-stamp having everything lined up just right.

The Stamparatus is one of those MUST HAVE tools.

148187 $85.00 AUD

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Still in My Heart

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At the moment I’m sitting in my workroom, heater is on and it’s lovely and warm. My computer tells me it’s about 10 degrees but I’m sure the real feel is colder than that. Wondering if this winter will bring snow….LOL I hope for snow every winter, it’s been a few years since we had some…fingers crossed.

Still in My Heart

Today’s card is a simple card to make…Stampin’ Up!® have done most of the work for us.

Here I have used the stunning and elegant Forever Gold Die-cut Specialty Designer Series Paper. I have used one of the panels on my card front and anything else you put with it needs only to be simple.

This card is made up of layers. Framing the gold panels is a double mat and the mats are only millimeters different in size. The mats have been lifted of the card base with dimensionals and the sentiment lifted again. 

The sentiment and the punch used on the banner comes from the Lovely You Bundle. I love the mix of the 2 font styles…What do you think?

You must have a look at the Lovely Ladels Pick A Punch…It’s 6 punches all rolled into one….There are 2 different styles and each style cuts 3 different sizes…each size being a little different as the tag gets wider.

You can use the just one single or layer them on top of one another…you can make your label as long or as short as you want.

Until the end of June you could sign up with Stampin’ Up! ® and chose the Lovely You Bundle as your Free Bundle.

Pick a Free Bundle Starter Kit Promotion

Become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator from 3–30 June 2020 and choose any stamp/tool bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalogue for FREE. Now’s the perfect time to make your dreams of having your own Stampin’ Up! business come true.

Stampin’ Up!’s Starter Kit is completely customisable. Build it your way! For just $169 you get:

* Your choice of up to $235 worth of any current Stampin’ Up! products
* A business supply pack valued at $80

That’s a total value of $315….Plus the extra Free Bundle (and there are so many to choose from)

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Products used in this card are…

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How to make this card.

Click on the Link below for a step by step instructions for making this card. Including all measurements for both A4 – Metric and Letter Size – Imperial

Still in my Heart Tutorial

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Monthly Team Blog Hop June 2020 – You can do this..

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Blog Hop! As you follow the hop I hope you find lots of ideas and inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world taking part in a training program helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® Business and reach some of our goals. Thank you, we really appreciate your support.

Forever Greenery – You Can Do This…

My card today was created using products from the Stampin’ Up! ® Forever Greenery Suite.

This card has two main elements – the wreath and the water colour wash back ground.

The wreath brings together products such as the Forever Fern Bundle (stamps and Dies) and the Forever Gold Laser Cut Specialty Paper.

Remember..Purchase a bundle get a 10% discount

The back ground was created with a water wash of Garden Green and Pear Pizzazz Re-Inkers, using the new Water Painters. The broad brush Water Painter made this a quick and easy technique. When you purchase the Water Painters it comes in a set of 3 – 1 x fine tip painter, 1 x medium tip painter & 1 x large flat brush  painter. They are so easy to use, fill the barrel with water for easy colouring. You may find the brushes may stain but as long as you clean them well they are ready to go for your next project.

The Forever Greenery Suite collection is made up of 6 products and Stampin’ Up! ® has made ordering very easy all you need is one Item Code for the suite.

The suite includes the Forever Fern Bundle and the price has been adjusted with the 10% discount.

154143 The cost of this beautiful suite is $183.25…..

Below I have listed all the products from the suite that I have used if you wish to order them individually. They have all been linked to my On-Line Store for easy ordering.

Products used from Forever Greenery Suite are…

Other Products Used….

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How to make this card…..

You can do this Tutorial

 

Click on the Link above for a step by step instructions for making this card. Including all measurements for both A4 – Metric and Letter Size – Imperial

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June International Blog Highlights – Thank You

Hi and welcome to today’s Blog post.

Today I thought I would share with you another project using products from Stampin’ Up!® ‘Flowers for Every Season Suite’. This is such a huge suite and its jam packed with beautiful items that I know you will love.Now I am going to be honest with you I didn’t buy it all….I just got a few products thinking…that will do…I don’t need this or that. Well….I should have just got the lot! I’m now waiting on everything I didn’t order to come…..I hate waiting.

So lets get back to the ‘Flowers for Every Season Suite’…You can purchase this Suite using just one Product No 154132 (saves having to enter each number for all 12 products…that’s right there are 12 products in one suite….WOW!

The cost for this suite is $313.00 AUThere is so much in it!

So what have I made today using this suite….

Jar of Flowers- Thank You

For this card I have used Stampin’ Up! ® Jar of Flowers Bundle , which includes the Jar of Flowers Stamp set and Jar Punch.

When you purchase these two items as a bundle you get 10% Discount.

The punch cuts a Mason Jar and the Mason Jar Shaker Domes fits perfectly into them. The domes you can fill with anything you wish, today I have used the Flowers for Every Season Gems in my jar, but you could put seeds or coloured confetti.

The flowers I stamped 3 times and I used Paper Tole Techniques to get dimension and height. The bottom layer is complete, where the second layer I used the 3 large flowers and 2 smaller blue flowers. Then the top layer is only the two front flowers. In between each layer is dimensionals to give you the height.

How to make this card…..

Jars of Flowers

Click on the Link above for a step by step instructions for making this card. Including all measurements for both A4 – Metric and Letter Size – Imperial

Products used …

From Flowers for Every Season Bundle..

Other Products Used….

All the products above have been linked back to my ON-Line Store to make ordering easier for you

I have added my card to Kylie Bertucci’s International Stampin’ Up!® Blog Highlights for February Theme- Thank you.

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