Stampin’ Up! Pattern Play Stamparatus Birthday Card

The star of this card is unseen by the recipient…it’s the Stamparatus. The Stamparatus is what affords the crisp, evenly spaced images from the Pattern Play photopolymer stamp set with the Hinge Technique. Stampin’ Up! CEO Sarah Douglas made a Facebook Live Video illustrating the technique.

There is also a pictorial on page 55 of the Stampin’ Up! 2020-21 Annual Catalog.

The Paper Cuts

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock: a cardbase cut at 4 1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5 1/2″, and a 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ strip for the sentiment.
  • Whisper White Cardstock: two 5 1/4″ x 4″ panels for the card front and the inside

Other pluses to the Stamparatus: You can re-stamp an image a second time if there is missing pressure on a large image or a faint impression with a dark ink. If you have arthritis in your hands, the Stamparatus can be easier to manipulate that the acrylic blocks.

The Creating

Use the Stamparatus Hinge Technique – every other hinge – to stamp the following on the front panel.

  • Stripe image with Cherry Cobbler ink
  • Dot image with Crushed Curry ink
  • “Fill the day…” image with Blackberry Bliss ink

Repeat the above on the Whisper White Medium Envelope flap.

Add the stripe and the dots on the bottom of the inside panel as well as the “Cue the Confetti” sentiment in Blackberry Bliss Ink.

Use Versamark ink to stamp the “Today is all about you!” image from the Many Mates stamp set on the strip of Blackberry Bliss cardstock. Sprinkle with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set with the Heat Tool. Use the Banner Triple Punch to flag the left end. Pop on the card front with 3 Stampin’ Dimensionals. Finish with 3 Cherry Cobbler Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Product List

Today is the Last Day to Order Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit

Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards (4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″)—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes (4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″). Includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. Coordinating Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

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August-December 2020 Mini Catalog

You will find many wonderful, beautiful, creative and fun ideas and products inside. You can check it out digitally HERE. If you do not already have a Demonstrator that you personally work with, drop me a request with your address at and I will be glad to mail you one along with a handmade card and a printed Wish List.

2020-21 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog

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2 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Pattern Play Stamparatus Birthday Card

    • Stamp Dabbles October 9, 2020 / 6:43 pm

      Thank you, Amy! It was fun! I actually made several (another perk of the Stamparatus) because it will be good for men or women.

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