It’s All About You

I adore cats and dogs, and most animals.  So I knew I had to have the suite of products fro the Pampered Pets.  I love all of the products.  Especially the designer series paper!  I love the animal prints that match the stamps, and the coordinating opposite side.  My favorite though is the expressions on the animal’s faces from the paper and the stamps.  I do believe they Smile at us.

 

 

Of course I also believe in spoiling the pets.  So the sentiment I chose for this card pairs perfectly with that idea!!  In making this card I am playing along with the Case This Sketch challenge #378.  Here is the sketch for the challenge.

 

This sketch is wonderful to use up those smaller pieces of DSP that I always seem to have quite a lot of.  Neither of these layers are very large.  I mentioned how much I love the Playful Pets Designer Series Paper at the beginning.  I chose to use two different pieces of the paper for my layers.  The words on the paper behind the pup are so cute and just perfect for it.  I layered the DSP on different card stocks to share the colors a bit more since a lot of the card is the white front.

The puppy is stamped with Soft Suede and colored using the Stampin’ Blends.  I used Light Cinnamon Cider for the dark places, Light Crumb Cake for the allover body, and Dark Flirty Flamingo for the collar and nose.

The sentiment is from the Many Mates stamp set.  It has a great mix of sentiments and fonts.  Different fonts are my preferred ones to use.  The sentiment is punched using the Classic Label Punch.  For the background I used the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch.  Because it is the 1/2″ size, the tip looks very similar to the tip from the Classic Label.  Another unexpected , but happy, find.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you can return tomorrow for another new project.

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Congratulations

When I first saw the Monogram Messages stamp set, it spoke to me.  I have no idea why, just that I liked the large letter with a simple companion sentiment.  I also saw it as a perfect 3X3 or 4X4 size card.  Today’s card is larger.  I am not sure how that happened, but all is good!

 

 

The center of the card is exactly what I envisioned originally.   I stamped the C and other wording using the Stamparatus.  I had planned on making several of these as Random Act of Kindness cards with the Hello.  Except I decided to try the C to begin and here is the card!  LOL!!!

The background is the Brights 6X6 Designer Series Paper.  I cut the three pieces to 1 1/4 X 5 to layer on the Whisper White layer that is 4 X 5 1/4.   The sentiment layer is raised with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The only other thing I did extra was stamp the balloon onto scrap paper when I stamped it on the card.  I fussy cut the extra ballon and raised it on top of the first one.  I added a pearl for a bit of shine.  The string is hand drawn with the Pacific Point Stampin’ Write Marker.

Thank you for stopping in today!  Tomorrow is the Pals Blog Hop.  So come on by and  hop through the great projects.

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So Proud

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s InKing Royalty Blog Hop.  There were some great ideas for birthday cards.  You can see my post by clicking HERE.   And you can go thru the full hop from my page.

Today I am sharing the Morning Star stamp set.  It is a sweet stamp set that pairs with the Stitched Stars  Dies that were part of the Holiday Catalog.  The stamp set they were paired with in that catalog retired, but the dies carried on.  I love that Stampin’ Up! is extending the life of dies and punches.  That is so nice on our pocket books!  Here is today’s card.

 

 

The flowers on the card are the morning glory flowers and vines.  Some may consider them weeds actually.  I always thought they were pretty first thing in the morning.  I used the Rococo Rose for the flowers and Pear Pizzaz for the vines.  They are my flowers and don’t have to be the correct color.  I love the Rococo Rose.

I used the flowers as background for one of the larger of the Stitched Stars dies.  The center star is two sizes smaller.  I stamped the star stamp with the Rococo Rose as well.  The stars are raised with Stampin’ Dimensionals for depth.

I have loved the Scalloped Linen Ribbon since it debuted.  I just never seem to have the proper place for it.  Today’s project is Perfect!!!  I paired the ribbon with the new Label Me Fancy Punch.  I punched out the sentiment, which is from the stamp set.  I also used the ribbon slot that is part of the punch.  There are guides on the bottom of the punch on each end of the slot to assist you in lining it up.  I was very pleased at how easy it worked.  I usually have a backing for my sentiment layers.  With the ribbon slides and the sentiment like a buckle, I did not feel it needed a backing.  You will see me using that punch a lot more now that I have played with it!

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you liked today’s card and will return tomorrow for another one.

 

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Congratulations with Poppies

I made this card for a friend’s retirement.  But this card would work for most occasions and comes together in a flash.  The beautiful designer series paper is the focal point.  I hated to cut into this sheet because it looks like something that should be framed!  If I save it then only I get to see it, so I decided to share it with you and my friend for all to enjoy.

 

Stampin' Up!, Peaceful Moments, Painted Labels, Peaceful Poppies, Jackie Beers

 

To be so pretty it is awesome to say that this card takes about five minutes to make.  As I mentioned above, the hardest part is cutting this beautiful paper.  I layered it on Poppy Parade Card Stock and then onto Thick Whisper White.

The stamped sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments stamp set.  It is a wonderful group of sentiments and they are in a variety of fonts.  That is something I especially love!  I die cut the Congratulations using one of the dies from the Painted Labels Dies.  Again , that is a “you really need” set of dies!!

The ribbon is from the Annual Catalog and is the Textured Weave Ribbon.  It comes in Poppy Parade, Smoky Slate, and Granny Apple Green.

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The Ultimate Bundle is the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit.  During Sale-A-Bration you get the extra value for your $99.00.  If you have a wish list or are ready to place an order and it totals close to 99.00, please read this first.

There is NO OBLIGATIONS to do anything beyond ordering the kit. You pay $99.00 + tax and receive $125.00 of your choice of products + any stamp set from the annual or mini catalog (the most expensive one is the Well Said set with a $45.00 price) + the Mini Paper Cutter, a $26.50 value + the 6X6 DSP sampler pack (48 sheets of DSP) an $11.50 value + a Paper Pumpkin Kit with a value of $22.00 + FREE Shipping which is usually 10% of the order and would add another $23.00 value here.  This equals over $230.00 value + business supplies added in at no cost.  That is an awesome deal!!  And you never have to purchase another thing.  But while you are trying it out, and you have until the end of July before your trial period runs out, you are part of my Team!  As well as my upline’s team.  We have Facebook groups to share our projects and assist each other.  I would love to talk with you about this opportunity.

 

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The Gang for GDP220

You may have seen the Gangs All Meer stamp set in the upcoming Sale-A-bration catalog.  I have seen several sneak Peeks of them.  So I am sharing one today.  It fit perfectly with my Global Design Project Case The Designer Challenge.

 

 

The Gangs All Meer makes an adorable card that any age recipient would love.  I know I would.  It makes me Smile!!  The Case The Designer Challenge (GDP220) is such a fun challenge.  Casing is Using the card for inspiration, colors, layout, and everything down to almost copying it.  Of course if you copy exactly please give credit to the person you copied.

In this instance, here is the card I Cased.

These challenges are a great way to get ideas when you cannot get anything to work from your brain to your hands.  I have that problem quite often and look back at challenges to get an idea.

I paired the stamped image with the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper.  I love the colors it contains.  Of Course my card base and layers are from that striped piece of DSP.  The ribbon is Calypso Coral Satin ribbon and is a great way to “ground” the framed focal point.

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All of the supplies I used on today’s project are listed at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

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Go For It

I am not sure why masculine cards are , or at least seem to be, hard to make.   What if masculine cards are our everyday cards just in a different color?  I believe the project I have for you today is one of those cards. It does not scream masculine, but the colors I chose lean that direction.

 

 

This is a really quick card to make.  The longest time part is the embossed basket weave.  And now after my opening paragraph, I can see this done in lighter colors and perfect for anyone.

I am not sure why I got on the masculine talking point.  Maybe because this card was intended for a male???  Who knows with me.  But I hope I have given you food for thought.

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Measurements:

  • 8 1/2 X 5 1/2
  • 5 1/4 X 4
  • 5 1/8 X 3 7/8
  • 5 X 3 3/4

 

 

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