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Patterned Occasions Cards Set

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Have you sale-a-brated already? If not, it’s not too late! There are still 5 days till Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-a-bration promotion officially ends! Here are another two cards to get those creative juices flowing – both made using the Patterned Occasions Stamp Set available for free only during Sale-a-bration when you spend CDN$60. The recipe for these cards is again the embossing folders, designer series paper and the right embellishments.

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“Thanks a ton!” Card:

Stamp Set: Patterned Occasions*
Paper: Rich Razzleberry (115316), Tangerine Tango (111349), Whisper White (100730), Floral District DSP (126919)
Ink: Brights Collection Stampin’ Write Markers (119702)
Cool Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Vine Street Embossing Folder*, Circles #2 Originals Die (114526)
The Perfect Touch: Basic Pearls Jewel Accents (119247), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

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“Congratulations, smarty pants!” Card:

Stamp Set: Patterned Occasions*
Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Whisper White (100730), Midnight Muse (126843), Real Red (102482), Comfort Cafe DSP (126898)
Ink: Real Red Stampin’ Write Markers (100052), 2012-14 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers (126856)
Cool Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (129381), Honeycomb Embossing Folder (129378)
The Perfect Touch: Real Red 1/4″ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (126875), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

*Earn this product FREE during the Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration Promotion.  Ends March 22.

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Hello, Friend

Hello everyone, this is my very first post since I created this blog last week, so I thought I would start off by posting a “hello, friend” card. I also thought I would give it a try to create a card for the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO245). I have been a fan of the blog, and again this is the very first time I submitted a card 🙂

All images on my card came from the Betsy’s Blossoms stamp set, except for the “hello, friend” sentiment which came from the Little Friends stamp set. Betsy’s Blossoms is such a versatile set that I can see myself using on cards for different occasions. I especially love the little birdie!

  • The big blossom image was used to create a subtle background on the Tangerine Tango cardstock
  • The birdie was stamped twice. I snipped out the whole birdie from the first image, and just the wing from the second image. I then popped the wing up using Stampin’ Dimensional
  • The stem of leaves was cut out using the Little Leaves Sizzlits Die
  • I realized if you give the Seam Binding Ribbon a scratch using your fingernail, it will curl up, which adds more interest to the card
  • The patterned paper is from Stampin’ Up! Floral District Designer Series Paper collection
  • Rhinestone Basic Jewels are a quick way to embellish the layered flower image

Stamp Set:  Betsy’s Blossoms (Wood-Mount 126004, Clear-Mount 126006), Little Friends (Wood-Mount 122665, Clear-Mount 122667)
Paper:  Floral District Designer Series Paper (126919), Tangerine Tango (111349), Old Olive (100702), Whisper White (100730), Naturals Ivory (101849)
Ink:  Old Olive (126953), Tangerine Tango (126946), Early Espresso (126974)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Little Leaves Sizzlits Die (114511)
The Perfect Touch:  ½” Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon (120999), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)