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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Series II

I used the same card layout from this POST.  What a difference pattern paper can make.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 11"
      • Scored at 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/8" x 1 5/8"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Scrap for sprig
  • Mint Macaron cardstock 
    • Scrap for sprig
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
      • Die cut fern from this piece
  • Pacific Point cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"
      • Strip measures 3 3/8" x 3/4"
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/8" x 3"
  • Sincere Salutations (my first Stampin' Up! set)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Beautiful Bunch and Botanical Builder Framelits 
  • Scallop Trim Border punch
  • Mini Dimensionals
  • Pearl Basic Jewel dyed black

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Series I

Okay, I finally admitted I am addicted to Stampin' Up! and their clearance rack.  I shamefully have almost four packs of the Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack.  This is my first post in my new series Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper!  Enjoy!

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 11"
      • Scored at 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/8" x 1 5/8"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"
      • Die cut the butterfly from this piece
    • Strip measures 3 3/8" x 3/4"
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
      • Die cut the butterfly from this piece
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/8" x 3"
      • Be careful when cutting, you don't want your flowers to grow sideways
  • Sincere Salutations (my first Stampin' Up! set)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Move Me Thinlits 
  • Scallop Trim Border punch
  • Mini Dimensionals
  • Pearl Basic Jewel dyed black
Butterflies not your thing?
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Sprig punch (non SU)
    • Black sprigs - a little unconventional but it works!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Thinking of You Petals

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8"  x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4"
    • Circle is 2 1/8"
    • Scrap for sentiment
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 2 1/8" x 4 5/8"
      • Cut two flowers inside this piece
    • Circle is 2 3/8"
    • Scrap for Modern Label
  • Mint Macaroon cardstock
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Scrap for fern
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 5/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Card layer measures 2" x 4 1/2"
  • Express Yourself stamp set
  • Old Olive ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Modern Label and Word Window punches
  • Dimensionals
  • Pearl Basic Jewel dyed black

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Moroccan Thank You

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4")
  • Early Espresso cardstock (see notes)
    • Card layer measures 3 1/4" x 4 3/4"
  • Emerald Envy cardstock 
    • Card layer measures 3" x 4 1/2"
  • Moroccan Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3" x 3 1/2"
  • Curly Cute stamp set
  • Early Espresso ink
  • Moroccan Designer Washi Tape 
    • For envelope
  • Thick Baker's Twine
    • From Paper Pumpkin You're a Gem kit
  • Dimensionals


Notes - To adjust for the thickness of the twine, follow these instructions:
  1. Attach the Early Espresso cardstock to the card base.
  2. Attach the Moroccan DSP to the Very Vanilla sentiment strip.  Attach this piece to the Emerald Envy cardstock
  3. Wrap thick baker's twine around this piece. Secure with a piece of scotch tape
  4. Add Dimensionals to the back and attach to card base.
  5. I make a separate bow and attach with glue dots

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Move Me Butterfly

The Move Me Thinlits aren't just for animation, click HERE.  I love the butterfly dies.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 11" x 4 1/4"
      • Scored at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 11" x 1 1/4"
      • Scored at 2 3/4  and 5 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Scrap for butterfly
      • Use both dies together to cut this butterfly
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2" x 4" (left side)
    • Card layer measures 5 1/4" x 4" (right side)
      • Die cut butterfly from this piece (only use outline die)
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2" x 1" (for band, cut 2)
    • Card layer measures 5 1/4" x 1" (for band)
    • Scrap for small butterflies
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 2 3/8" x 3 7/8" (left side)
    • Card layer measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8" (right side)
    • Card layer measures 2 3/8" x 7/8" (for band)
    • Card layer measures 5 1/8" x 7/8" (for band)
  • Wetlands and You Move Me stamp sets
  • Basic Black ink
  • Move Me Thinlits
  • Pearl Basic Jewels
  • Dimensionals
I created a tutorial - HERE

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Beautiful Bouquet

Inspired by THIS video.  My measurements may be different.


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Rose Red cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x  8 1/2"
      • Scored at 4 1/4'
  • Melon Mambo cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5" x 3 3/4"
    • Banner measures 3" x 3/4"
  • Beautiful Bouquet stamp set
  • Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, and Rose Red inks
  • Dimensionals
Do you have Stampin' Up! colors that you adore but not sure they coordinate each other?  THIS is a website I use to find coordinating colors.