Stampin’ Up! Encircled in Friendship Thank You Card

I used the Encircled in Friendship Bundle and the Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper to make this Thank You card. Enjoy!

The Paper Cuts

  • Pale Papaya Cardstock: 11″ x 4 1/4″, scored at 5 1/2″
  • Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper: 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (front panel), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside strip) and 2 1/4″ x 5 3/4″ (envelope flap)
  • In Color Shimmer Vellum: 4″ x 4″ (largest, outline die cut)
  • Basic White Cardstock: 5 1/4″ x 4″ (inside) and the 3″ x 3 1/8″ (for die cut)
For this card, the two dies used from Encircled in Beauty Dies are the 1st one (cut in Pale Papaya In Color Shimmer Vellum) and the first one on the second row (cut in Basic White Cardstock).

The Creating

I began by die cutting as indicated above with the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. I stamped the sentiment from the Encircled in Friendship Cling Stamp Set with Soft Succulent Ink. I also added the sentiment on the inside panel (it’s slightly off center to the left to accommodate the DSP strip).

To assemble the card, I used Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive on the front and inside panels. For the vellum, I placed the sentiment die cut on top and flipped it over so that I had a guide to place the liquid adhesive. I wanted the edges to be free for a little lift and texture. Then, I popped up the sentiment stamped die cut up with Stampin’ Dimensionals which hid any adhesive that may have shown through the vellum. The DSP panel was adhered to the envelope flap and trimmed with Paper Snips for a coordinated set.

To embellish, I added Pale Papaya 2021-23 In Color Jewels with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool.

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    5 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Encircled in Friendship Thank You Card

    1. Deborah Miller June 22, 2021 / 9:41 pm

      Such a beautiful card! Love it.


    2. Kathy June 21, 2021 / 10:24 pm

      Gorgeous card! Have been looking at these dies….your card convinced me I really need to buy them!


      • Donna Leonard June 21, 2021 / 11:14 pm

        Thank you, Kathy! You wont regret it…they are awesome!


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