Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Birthday Card with Block Watercolor Stamping for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop for July! Today we are sharing “Celebrate Summer” projects. You will find links at the bottom of my post to hop you along the way to the other projects. Be sure to visit them all to see how each team member interpreted the theme. I hope you will enjoy what I made for you!

I used the Timeless Tropical Cling Stamp Set from the 2021 -2022 Annual Catalog (page 21) to make this Summer birthday card.  For me, nothing says summer more than a “beachy” sunset. The card is quite simple (no die cuts, embossing or Stampin’ Dimensionals) with the wow factor being the block watercolor stamping technique on Shimmer White Cardstock.  

The Paper Cuts

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base)
  • Shimmer White Cardstock: two 4″ x 5 1/4″ panel (front and inside)
  • Basic Black Cardstock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (front layer)

The Creating

I began by inking a size D Clear Block with a layer of Bumblebee Ink, Calypso Coral Ink and Misty Moonlight Ink. I then spritzed it with water from a Stampin’ Spritzer. Tip: I recommend holding the spritzer about 12″ from the block. You want to saturate the ink until it breaks up a little, but not so wet it runs. I pressed the block with the colors firmly on one of the Shimmer White panels. I hit it with my Heat Tool on the low setting to speed up the drying process. It needs to be completely dry before stamping the palm trees image in Tuxedo Black Ink.

I stamped the front sentiment and the inside sentiment as well as the palm trees on the inside panel and the Medium Basic White Envelope. I repeated the watercolor block stamping with a size H Clear Block to the inside panel. I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the layers to the card base. The Take Your Pick Tool putty tip was super handy to add three Matte Black Dots for embellishment.

I hope you will give this technique a try if you haven’t already. It’s fun and no two are alike. If you notice, this one has some watercolor speckles (they don’t show up much in the photos, but they are Calypso Coral and are quite nice on the actual card front).

Alright, on with the hop!  Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Akiko Sudano‘s project or the Previous Blog button to skip back to see what Jillian Good created for today.

  1. Tara Carpenter
  2. Jamie Babarczy
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Karen Ksenzakovic
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Terry Lynn Bright
  7. Jillian Good
  8. Donna Leonard: You are Here
  9. Akiko Sudano
  10. Amy Koenders

If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

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July Host Code: 67MTK4T7

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

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Stampin’ Up! Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit – Available through August 10

Empower yourself and others with the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit! Created from the heart and soul of Stampin’ Up! cofounder, Shelli, the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit reminds us why life is precious. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit includes supplies to create nine encouraging cards and coordinating envelopes in an inspiring color palette, and a specially designed Hope Box!

The Hope Box is designed to be a keepsake box—keep mementos of cherished memories or reminders of what’s yet to come. Collect treats and trinkets that represent what hope means to you in your Hope Box and look inside for inspiration or share it with a friends who could use some uplifting!

What will you put in your Hope Box? Letters, song lyrics, inspiring quotes, and photographs are powerful reminders of hope and connection—and great additions to a Hope Box. For more inspiration on how to build your Hope Box, watch Shelli herself put one together in this video. 

ABOUT THE KIT

Name: Hope Box 

Details:

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Ink Spot
  • Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August  HERE!

Links to Purchase

Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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  • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit


July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

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    Stampin’ Up! Enjoy the Moment Card with Shadow Technique

    I used the Enjoy the Moment Stamp Set and the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper from the May 2021 – April 2022 Annual Catalog to make this card. I used the Shadow Technique to create an illusion of depth to make the stamp image stand a little more off the paper. Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base)
    • Cajun Craze Cardstock: 4th largest Rectangle Stitched Dies die cut (front)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 2nd thinnest Rectangle Stitched Dies die cut (sentiment)
    • Beauty of the Art 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper (2 patterns): 4 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ (multi), 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ (multi) and 3 1/2″ x 5″ (green)

    The Creating

    Using my Stamparatus, I placed the Cajun Craze rectangle in the upper corner and stamped the pod image with Whisper White Craft Ink. I hit it briefly with my Heat Tool to assist with drying (opt) and then slid the paper a smidge (not even 1/16″) to the right and stamped the image with Cajun Craze Ink. With Mossy Meadow Ink I stamped the sentiment on the Basic White rectangle and adhered it to the stamped Cajun Craze rectangle with Multipurpose Liquid Glue (left side only). I wrapped Linen Thread around the Cajun Craze rectangle and tied in a bow. I adhered the flat layers with liquid glue and popped the stamped layers up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. There are 3 gold Metallic Pearls added with my Take Your Pick Tool putty tip for a little bling.

    For the inside of the card, I lined up the sentiment and pod image in the Stamparatus, inked the sentiment with Mossy Meadow Ink and the pod image with Cajun Craze and stamped them both at once. I love my Stamparatus! I added the DSP strip along the bottom edge. I repeated the pod image in Cajun Craze on the Medium Basic White Envelope.

    Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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    July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

    Product List

    Stampin’ Up! Expressions in Ink Gold Glam Notecard

    I used the Expressions in Ink Suite of products from the May 2021 – April 2022 Annual Catalog to make this gold, shimmery notecard. I love how it turned out! I hope you do, too! Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Pale Papaya Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (front layer), 5 1/4″ x 4″ (inside) and 3″ x 3 1/4″ (floral image).
    • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock: Ornate Layers Die Cut
    • Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (front layer)
    • Gold Foil Sheet: 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (die cutting)

    The Creating

    I stamped the large floral image from Artistically Inked Cling Stamp Set in Pale Papaya Ink on Basic White Cardstock and die cut it with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the coordinating die from Artistic Dies. I also die cut the large flower from the largest die and the bottom two leaves of the sprig die from Artistic Dies. I cleaned up the floral edges and separated the leaves from the stem with my Paper Snips. I layered these on top of the Pale Papaya floral stamped die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive. I added the precut gold foil three leaf sprig from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack to the back. I added Stampin’ Dimensionals so it was ready to go on the card front.

    I dry fit the floral “tag” and the precut gold foil geometric shapes from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack on the Pear Pizzazz die cut to determine placement of the sentiment. I inked it in VersaMark Ink, sprinkled on Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and melted it with the Heat Tool. I squeezed a small amount of liquid glue onto the Silicone Craft Sheet, dipped 1/8″ piece of a Stampin’ Sponge and dabbed it on the back of the gold foil geometric pieces and adhered them in place.

    On the inside layer and the Basic White Medium Envelope front, I stamped the large floral image in Pale Papaya Ink, added the Pear Pizzazz Inked double leaf image, and the dots image with Bumblebee Ink. I then adhered the card layers and popped on the floral tag. I used my Take Your Pick Tool to add three 2021-23 In Color Jewels to the center of the flower.

    Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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    • The current Host Code is 67MTK4T7
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    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
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    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit
    Product List

    July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

    Product List

    Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Bright Birthday Card

    I used the Sweet Ice Cream Photopolymer Stamp Set and the coordinating Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch from the May 2021 to April 2022 Annual Catalog to create this cool, birthday card. I’m craving cool since it’s been hot and humid here in North Alabama! Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front) and 4″ x 4 1/2″ (inside)
    • 2020 -2022 In Color Cardstock: an ice cream scoop punch from Just Jade, Bumblebee and Magenta Madness.
    • 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper: 3″ x 1″ (front) and 4″ x 1/4″ (inside) in Just Jade, Bumblebee and Magenta Madness, the cone punch from Cinnamon Cider, and 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ in Bumblebee (envelope)

    The Creating

    I placed the 3 ice cream scoop punches in the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder and ran it through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine to give them the ice cream scoop texture. Then I sponged their edges with a Sponge Dauber in the matching ink pad color. I glued them together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and placed Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back.

    I sponged the edge of the cone with Soft Suede Ink, stamped the sentiments on the front and inside panel, and added first and second generation sprinkles along the edges of the front panel and the inside of the card base.

    To assemble, I adhered the DSP strips to the right edge of the front panel, the cone on the left and topped it with the raised ice cream scoops. So fun! I added the inside panel, inside DSP strips and the Bumblebee DSP to the envelope flap with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I trimmed the excess with my Paper Snips and embellished the card front with three Magenta Madness 2020-22 In Color Enamel Dots (these are retired, so I have linked the new 2020-22 In Color Square Gems in case you don’t have them).

    Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 67MTK4T7
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit
    Product List

    July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

    Product List

    Stampin’ Up! Scalloped Kraft Treat Box

    Happy Fourth of July to you and your family! I’m sharing a gift box that I made for a couple of friends who have their birthday today…while that’s cool to be born on Independence Day, I know they don’t want Red, White and Blue birthday packages. So here’s the little treat box I put together to celebrate them. I think these elegant Scallop Kraft Treat Boxes would also make great shower or wedding favor packaging. Enjoy!

    These boxes measure 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ and come in two pieces…the scalloped lid and the bottom…in packs of 8.

    The Paper Cuts

    • Gold Foil Sheets: 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
    • Vellum Cardstock: 2″ x 3″ for second largest butterfly die cut from Brilliant Wings Dies.

    The Creating

    I adhered the Gold Foil square to the box top with Stampin’ Seal and added the Square Vellum Doily with four Mini Glue Dots. Next I added two 7″ strips of 3/8″ Fine Art Ribbon across the sides with glue dots. This helped hide the adhesive under the vellum and allows the lid to be removed without disturbing the decoration. There is also a glue dot under the ribbon where it hangs over the edge (the gold metallic in the ribbon makes it slightly rigid and the glue dot helped it drape over the side). I trimmed the ends of the ribbon at an angle with my Paper Snips. The bow is also added with a couple of glue dots.

    I cut the 2nd largest butterfly die from Brilliant Wings Dies from Vellum Cardstock with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine. I added three gold Metallic Pearls with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool to the body and attached it to the bow with glue dots. The final embellishment is three of the white Elegant Faceted Gems.

    Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 67MTK4T7
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit
    Product List

    July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

    Product List

    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

    If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 67MTK4T7
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

    Product List

    July Host Code: 
  • 67MTK4T7
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code – you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Stampin’ Up! Final Hours for Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog Products and True Love Thinking of You Card

    This card features the True Love 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. I have really enjoyed it and it is going away tonight along with the other items on the Last Chance Product List (see below the card). Don’t miss out on any of the items you might be longing for…click Click here to hop on over to my online store to purchase items while there is still supply available! The products will no longer be available after June 30 at 11:59 pm MT.

    The Paper Cuts

    • Thick Basic White Cardstock: 11″ x 4 1/4″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base) and a stitched circle die cut from Warm Hugs Dies.
    • True Love 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper: 4 1/2″ x 5″ cut into 3 1 1/2″ strips on the long side and 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope flap).
    • Basic Black Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (front layer)
    • Polished Pink Cardstock: the 4th largest die from Encircled in Beauty Dies.

    The Creating

    I began by assembling the black and white layers onto the card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I added the sentiments from the Beauty of Friendship Cling Stamp Set with Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered the stamped, stitched circle from Warm Hugs Dies to the Polished Pink die cut from the Encircled in Beauty Dies. I popped the layered piece on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

    I added three Polished Pink 2021-2023 In Color Jewels to embellish. So pretty! I adhered the remaining piece of True Love DSP to the flap of the envelope and trimmed the excess with my Paper Snips for a coordinating set.

    I hope you enjoyed the card. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 4DGWPN4B.
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

    Product List

    June Host Code: 
  • 4DGWPN4B
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    Retiring List and Ordering (Ends June 30 at 11:59 pm MT):

    Click here for a listing of items that are retiring. It is sorted alphabetically by item type (stamp sets, tools, embellishments, etc) and has a column for discounted pricing where available.

    Click here for my online store to purchase items while there is still supply available!


    We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

    PROMOTION DETAILS:

    • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
    • All order types qualify for this promotion.
    • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
    • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer):


    Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Masculine Birthday Card

    This card features the Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set for a woodsy, masculine birthday. It involves a couple of classic stamping techniques to create depth and distance: 1) Fading and 2) Multi-generation Stamping. Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Mossy Meadow Cardstock: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base).
    • Misty Moonlight Cardstock: the 3rd smallest smooth circle from Layering Circles Dies.
    • Vellum Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (front layer)
    • Basic White Cardstock: two 4″ x 5 1/4″ panels (stamped front layer and inside), the 2nd smallest smooth circle from Layering Circles Dies, 4th largest Stitched Rectangles die.

    The Creating

    I began by stamping the largest tree image (the Step 1 image with the shading built in) with Mossy Meadow Ink. I stamped it once in the center and then a second generation (without inking), slightly overlapping the first, and then a third generation – if the image hasn’t run off the edge of the paper (which creates a line with lighter ink on one side and darker ink on the other side of the image. If it has reink and stamp off twice before going to your card panel). Reink and repeat for the forest on the front panel. I used Blending Brushes to add Misty Moonlight Ink to the top half of the stamped panel (sky) and Mossy Meadow Ink to the bottom of the panel. Here’s what that looked like…you could stop here, glue this to the card base and add a sentiment for a quick and easy card.

    On the Stitched Rectangle die cut I stamped the tree trunk in Early Expresso Ink and then added the 2nd Step tree stamp overlapping in First, Second and Third Generation Mossy Meadow Ink. On the inside panel and envelope I stamped the 2nd Step tree image twice in First Generation Ink and then the 1st Step tree image in 2nd Generation Ink (stamping off on scrap paper first) between them. I liked the foggy illusion it gave. I added the Best Wishes sentiment from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set on the smaller Basic White circle. With Misty Moonlight Ink I stamped the sentiment from the Timeless Tropical Stamp Set on the inside panel.

    To assemble the card, I used Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive to adhere the front and inside panels to the card base. I aligned the stitched rectangle on top of the vellum, flipped the vellum/rectangle over and applied adhesive on the vellum behind the rectangle before placing the vellum on the stamped front panel. I added the stitched rectangle over the glue with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I applied Stampin’ Dimensionals to the left side of the circle and liquid glue to the right to balance the height evening. I added 3 Misty Moonlight 2020-22 In Color Enamel Dots (no longer available, but the 2020-22 In Color Square Gems would be a great replacement if you don’t have them) with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool.

    I hope you enjoyed the card…and thanks for your patience because that 1st Generation, 2nd Generation and 1st Step, 2nd Step stuff can get confusing! If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 4DGWPN4B.
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

    Product List

    June Host Code: 
  • 4DGWPN4B
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

    PROMOTION DETAILS:

    • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
    • All order types qualify for this promotion.
    • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
    • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer):


    Retiring List and Ordering (Ends June 30 at 11:59 pm MT):

    Click here for a listing of items that are retiring. It is sorted alphabetically by item type (stamp sets, tools, embellishments, etc) and has a column for discounted pricing where available.

    Click here for my online store to purchase items while there is still supply available!


    Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Fun Fold Birthday Card

    This is such a fun, cute and easy fun fold. I have seen several, but it was Demonstrator Tammy Beard, who’s card inspired the making. It features the Pansy Patch Bundle along with the coordinating Pansy Petals 12″x12″ Designer Series Paper which is going on sale July 1st at 15% off! There is more about the upcoming Designer Series Paper Sale below. In the meantime enjoy the card! I hope you give it a try.

    The Paper Cuts

    • Fresh Freesia Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card front/inside card – opens left), 3″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base w/panel – opens right) and two Pansy Dies single petals die cuts.
    • Evening Evergreen Cardstock: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (front/inside layer) and 2 Pansy Dies large leaf die cuts.
    • Pansy Patch 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper: two 4″ x 2 3/4″, 1/2″ x 3 3/4″, and 1/4″ x 2 1/2″ all in different patterns. I chose one of the patterns for the envelope flap: 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″.
    • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock: a large petal trim die cut, two small petal trim die cuts, and a pansy “beard” die cut from Pansy Dies.
    • Bumblebee Cardstock: a pansy center die cut from Pansy Dies (it cuts 3 but you will only use one on this card).
    • Basic White Cardstock: a large petal die cut from Pansy Dies, the 2nd smallest Stitched So Sweetly Dies scallop label and two 4″ x 2 3/4″ panels (for stamping/writing).

    The Creating

    I began by adhering the pansy pieces together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue…just little dots along the edges of the petal trim pieces and at the base of the leaves, smaller petals, “beard” and center. I applies Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back so it would be ready to go.

    Next I stamped the sentiments from Pansy Patch Photopolymer Stamp Set on the Stitched So Sweetly die cut and horizontally centered on one of the Basic White panels with Evening Evergreen Ink. On the remains panel, vertically, I added the small pansy in the lower right corner with Fresh Freesia, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee and Evening Evergreen Inks.

    To assemble the card, I used Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive to adhere the Evening Evergreen panel centered on the larger (left) side of the Fresh Freesia card base w/panel. Then I added the Fresh Freesia card front/inside centered on it. I also added the stamped Basic White panels and the card base and card front DSP panels. I added the larger DSP strip to the bottom edge (after slanting the ends with my Paper Snips), added the sentiment label and topped it with the remaining smaller DSP strip.

    Now to add the gorgeous die cut pansy! One tip…don’t place it too close to the edge of the fold or the card front won’t open fully. Then to embellish, I added 3 Evening Evergreen 2021-23 In Color Jewels with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool. The card fits into a standard Basic White Medium Envelope which I adhered a piece of coordinating DSP to and trimmed away the excess with Paper Snips.

    I hope you enjoy the card. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is 4DGWPN4B.
    • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

    Product List

    June Host Code: 
  • 4DGWPN4B
  • Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

    PROMOTION DETAILS:

    • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
    • All order types qualify for this promotion.
    • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
    • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer):


    Retiring List and Ordering (Ends June 30 at 11:59 pm MT):

    Click here for a listing of items that are retiring. It is sorted alphabetically by item type (stamp sets, tools, embellishments, etc) and has a column for discounted pricing where available.

    Click here for my online store to purchase items while there is still supply available!