Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Birthday Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Bundle to make this floral birthday card to share with you. The bundle includes the Artistically Inked Stamp Set and the Artistic Dies. I also used the coordinating Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper and Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack.

My card design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #495.

The Paper Cuts

  • Polished Pink Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ (base) & 2 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ (4th smallest scallop circle die cut)
  • Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (front panel) & 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope)
  • Basic White Cardstock: 4″ x 5″ (stamping/die cutting) & 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inside panel)

The Creating

On the Basic White Cardstock, I stamped two rose images and a bud image in Polished Pink Ink. I also stamped two leaves images in Just Jade Ink and one leaves image in Pear Pizzazz Ink. I die cut these with the coordinating dies as well as the 3rd smaller smooth circle die from Layering Circles Dies. I stamped the “best wishes” sentiment on the circle with Pear Pizzazz Ink.

On the inside panel and the envelope front, I stamped the rose image, masked it (with an image that was stamped on a post it note sticky edge and fussy cut), and then stamped the leaves image. On the inside panel I stamped the “Happy Birthday” sentiment with VersaMark Ink, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and melted it with the Heat Tool. So pretty!

All that is left is the assembly…the two roses, the sentiment label, the gold leafy sprig and the Pear Pizzazz leaves are popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The other layers are adhered with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. For a little extra bling, I added three gold Metallic Pearls with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool. Paper Snips make quick work of trimming the excess paper from the envelope flap after adhering.

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    The list of Sales Tax Holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed HERE in a full-size printable document) and the items are also linked to my online store near the bottom (be sure to check the list to see which products qualify for the state in which you live and note that Stampin’ Blend Combo Packs are included but come in too many colors to list!). 

    • Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the state tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  
    • Keep in mind that this is a State Sales Tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes or shipping taxes (if applicable to your state).

    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! Sale-a-bration Counting Sheep Birthday Card – Sneak Peek

    I used the Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set along with the coordinating Sheep Dies from the upcoming August 3 – September 30 Sale-a-bration Brochure. Each of these products is free with a $50 purchase, so you will want to purchase $100 during the sales period in order to get them both. The sheep are super cute and have great accessories to go with them (fence, flag, clouds/shrubs, party hat, sun and balloon). This card was CASEd from my awesome upline, Amy Koenders. You can see her card here. Enjoy…

    The Paper Cuts

    • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock: 11″ x 4 1/4″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base) and 1″ x 2″ (balloon die cut)
    • Pattern Play Designer Series Paper (Host Stampin’ Reward): 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (front panel), 5 1/4″ x 1/4″ (inside strip) and 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope)
    • Pool Party Cardstock: 4″ x 2 1/8″ (front layer)
    • Granny Apple Green Cardstock: 4″ x 1″ (front layer) and 1″ x 2″ (balloon die cut)
    • Crushed Curry Cardstock: 1 1/2″ x 2″ (sun and balloon die cuts)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 5 1/4″ x 4″ (inside panel) and 5″ x 2 1/2″ (stamping/die cutting)

    The Creating

    I stamped the Granny Apple Green Cardstock randomly with the grass image using VersaMark Ink and set it aside to dry. With Tuxedo Black Ink, I stamped the two sheep, two party hats and the birthday greeting on the 5″ x 2 1/2″ Basic White Cardstock. I also stamped the sheep on the corner of the envelope and the sheep and sentiment on the inside panel. I colored the party hats with Dark Daffodil Delight and Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blend Markers. I used a Dark Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blend to color the sheep hoofs and a Light Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blend to add color to the sheep accents (where indicated by the stamped lines). I colored the sheep “flesh” with a Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend.

    Next I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attached the Granny Apple Green Cardstock layer to the Pool Party Cardstock Layer just overlapping slightly on the long edge. Once dry, I ran it through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the 4th largest die from Stitched Rectangle Dies. I also die cut the stamped and colored images, the balloons and the sun for the card front. I adhered the party hats to the sheep with liquid glue along the bottom edge.

    I adhered the DSP layer and the stitched rectangle layer to the card front and the inside panel and DSP strip with liquid glue. I added the adorable sheep with Stampin’ Dimensionals on the body and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals cut in half on the legs and hat. The sentiment was trimmed with Paper Snips and popped up on the left with a Stampin’ Dimensionals and liquid glue on the right. The sun and balloons are applied with liquid glue…for the balloon strings, I laid them on my Silicone Craft Sheet and just smeared a little glue from the tip of the liquid glue dispenser onto them. Finally, I adhered the DSP panel to the envelope flap and trimmed the excess with Paper Snips.

    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!

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    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!


    The list of Sales Tax Holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed HERE in a full-size printable document) and the items are also linked to my online store near the bottom (be sure to check the list to see which products qualify for the state in which you live and note that Stampin’ Blend Combo Packs are included but come in too many colors to list!). 

    • Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the state tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  
    • Keep in mind that this is a State Sales Tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes or shipping taxes (if applicable to your state).

    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! Christmas Season Bundle Birthday Card – Sneak Peek

    I used three products from the Painted Christmas Suite Collection to make this masculine, wintery birthday card. The suite is featured in the upcoming August-December 2021 Mini Catalog. The bundle includes the Christmas Season Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Seasonal Labels Dies. The Painted Christmas 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper coordinates with Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Expresso, Evening Evergreen, Garden Green, Pear Pizzazz, Real Red, Soft Sea Foam, Soft Succulent…and as you can see here, Balmy Blue (not listed, but it’s perfect!). I love how Stampin’ Up! coordinates everything. Enjoy…

    The Paper Cuts

    • Painted Christmas 12×12 Designer Series Paper: 5 1/4″ x 4″ (front panel), 5 1/4″ x 3/8″ (inside strip) and 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope).
    • Balmy Blue Cardstock: 11″ x 4 1/4″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base).
    • Evening Evergreen Cardstock: 4″ x 3 1/4″ (largest die in Seasonal Labels Dies).
    • Basic White Cardstock: 51/4″ x 4″ (inside panel), and 7″ x 5″ (stamping/die cutting).

    The Creating

    I used Pear Pizzazz Ink and Evening Evergreen Ink to stamp the greenery images (3 medium leafy, 3 pine, 2 long leafed, and 2 small leafy) on Basic White Cardstock. I die cut them with the coordinating dies with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine. I also stamped the birthday sentiment from Timeless Tropical Stamp Set in Evening Evergreen and die cut with the smaller label die.

    I continued the stamped greenery theme to the envelope front and stamped the sentiment on the inside panel. I added the Painted Christmas 12″x12″ Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap (trimming with my Paper Snips) and the bottom edge of the inside panel. I adhered all the layering with Multipurpose Liquid Glue except the sentiment label which is popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The card front is embellished with three Soft Succulent 2021-23 In Color Jewels placed with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool.

    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!

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    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!


    The list of Sales Tax Holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed HERE in a full-size printable document) and the items are also linked to my online store near the bottom (be sure to check the list to see which products qualify for the state in which you live and note that Stampin’ Blend Combo Packs are included but come in too many colors to list!). 

    • Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the state tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  
    • Keep in mind that this is a State Sales Tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes or shipping taxes (if applicable to your state).

    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! 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!

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    July Host Code: 
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  • 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! 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!

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    June Host Code: 
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  • 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.
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    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
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    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! Shimmer Vellum Birthday Card with Art Gallery Bundle

    Sunday, Amy’s Inkin’ Krew had our Quarterly Meeting and a few of our talented Demonstrators presented cards for us to make. This card is inspired by the card Karen Ksenzakovic presented. It features the gorgeous 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum embossed with the lovely Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder. The flattened photographs don’t do the Shimmer Vellum the justice it deserves, but the 2nd photo shows it best. It’s oh so pretty! The Art Gallery Bundled savings will end on June 30th. If you don’t have it, it’s a great one to get because it includes two different flower images, two-step stamping and lots of sentiments that we use all the time. I hope you enjoy the card!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Pale Papaya Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″
    • Soft Succulent Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″
    • Pale Papaya Shimmer Vellum: 3 3/4″ x 5″
    • Basic White Cardstock: 5 1/4″ x 4″ for stamping/die cutting and 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inside panel)

    The Creating

    I began by stamping the larger floral image from the Art Gallery Stamp Set in 2nd Generation (stamped off once) Pale Papaya Ink on the right side of the 5 1/4″ x 4″ Basic White panel (see die cutting layout below for general placement). I then added the 2nd step floral image in Pale Papaya Ink (without stamping off). I stamp the stem and leaf image with Soft Succulent Ink in the lower right corner. These colors are so pretty together!

    Next, I die cut the stamped images with the coordinating dies from Floral Gallery Dies and the 2nd largest Stitched So Sweetly Die. I passed the Pale Papaya Shimmer Vellum through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine inside the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder.

    I used a Blending Brush dipped in Soft Succulent Ink to add a little color in the center of the Stitched So Sweetly die cut and added the Happy Birthday stamp to the bottom edge.

    To assemble the card, I placed Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive on the back of the shimmer vellum where the die cut would cover it and adhered it to the Soft Succulent panel. I adhered both to the card base. I adhered the stem/leaves with liquid glue and popped the floral image up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I also popped the scallop die cut up on the the shimmer vellum to (which covered the liquid glue underneath the vellum).

    To embellish, I added Pale Papaya 2021-2023 In Color Jewels using the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool. I added a Pale Papaya Open Weave Ribbon bow with a Mini Glue Dot.

    For the inside panel and envelope I duplicated the floral stamping and added the Best Wishes sentiment.

    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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    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!


    Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Golden Birthday Card

    I used the Artistically Inked Bundle and the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder from the 2021-22 Annual Catalog to create this elegant birthday card. When my order arrived from Stampin’ Up! the first thing I did was pull out this bundle and embossing folder and run them through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine! The detail is amazing. Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4′′ x 11′′ scored at 5 1/2′′ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ panel (dry embossing) and 4″ x 1/2″ (sentiment)
    • Gold Foil Sheets: 4″ x 8″ (die cutting) and 4″ x 5/8″ (sentiment layer)

    The Creating

    With VersaMark Ink I stamped the “Happy Birthday” sentiment from the Artistically Inked Cling Stamp Set onto the Basic White strip, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder, tapped off the excess, and melted the powder with the Heat Tool. I repeated the process for the “Best Wishes” sentiment on the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

    I placed the Basic White panel into the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder and ran it through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine (folded end first). I also cut two of the large floral die from Gold Foil Sheet.


    To assemble the card, I adhered the sentiment strip to the Gold Foil strip with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered it near the bottom of the embossed panel. I adhered the embossed panel to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Tip: the pokey end of the Take Your Pick Tool makes quick work of removing the paper from the back of dimensionals.

    I cut one of the floral die cuts in half to use on the inside of the card and on the envelope. To adhere the floral die cuts in place I dipped 1/8th of a Stampin’ Sponge into a dollop of liquid glue that I squeezed onto my Silicone Craft Mat and then applied it to the back of the detailed die cut. Tip: put a binder clip on the narrow end of the sponge wedge as a handle and keep in a small rubbermaid container for repeated use. I used my Paper Snips to trim any excess die cut away from the edges.

    For the final embellishment I adhered three Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels around the die cut image on the front of the card. So pretty and so simple!


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

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
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    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

    Product List

    May Host Code: R43GYR4M

    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!


    New 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!

    Stampin’ Up! is celebrating the release of the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog! Click here to view the Catalog PDF and check out all the fabulous new products and creative ideas! If you don’t have a demonstrator and would like a paper copy of the catalog I’d love to send you one. Just click here and request. You’ll find a Wish List here to add your favorite things. Can’t wait? Click here to shop. Enjoy!


    Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Birthday Card

    I used the Sweet Ice Cream Bundle from the January to June 2021 Mini Catalog (page 49) for this fun birthday card. The bundle includes the Sweet Ice Cream Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Ice Cream Builder Punch at a 10% discount when purchased together (item no. 156244). Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Thick Basic White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ scored at 5 1/2″ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: largest scallop rectangle die cut from Stitched So Sweetly Dies.
    • True Love 12×12 Designer Series Paper: 5 1/2″ x 4″ (front panel and inside strip)
    • Bermuda Bay Cardstock: 1 1/2” x 2” (ice cream scoop)
    • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock:  1 1/2″ x 2″ (ice cream scoop)
    • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock: 3″ x 2″ (ice cream cones)

    The Creating

    I began by coloring the white stripes in the True Love Designer Series Paper panel with Stampin’ Blends: Pumpkin Pie Dark, Blackberry Bliss Light, and Bermuda Bay Light. I colored a 17″ piece of White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon with the Bermuda Bay Light Stampin’ Blend. I trimmed 1/4″ off the long edge of the panel. I adhered the panel to the card front and the strip to the inside bottom edge with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

    With the Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch, I punched two cones from Pumpkin Pie Cardstock and an ice cream scoop from Bermuda Bay Cardstock and from Blackberry Bliss Cardstock. With VersaMark Ink, I added the cross hatch image to the cones and the sprinkles to the Bermuda Bay ice cream scoop. I used Whisper White Craft Ink to add the sprinkles to the Blackberry Bliss ice cream scoop. I hit the images with the Heat Tool to ensure the ink was dry. I applied liquid glue across the top edge of the cones and topped with the ice cream scoops. I added Wink of Stella to the sprinkles for a little sparkle. I added Stampin’ Dimensionals (top) and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (point of cone) to the backs of the cones.

    I stamped the sentiment on the Stitched So Sweetly panel with Tuxedo Black Ink and tied the colored ribbon around the panel with a bow. I popped the ice cream cones on over the ribbon and added the decorated die cut to the front panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

    With Bermuda Bay Ink, I stamped “Happy Birthday” on the inside of the card and an ice cream scoop on the front of the Basic White Medium Envelope. I masked the ice cream scoop and stamped the cone image in 2nd Generation Pumpkin Pie Ink and the crosshatch image in 1st Generation Pumpkin Pie Ink. I added the “Hope It’s Sweet” inside the card with Tuxedo Black Ink.  


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

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is R43GYR4M.
    • 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

    May Host Code: R43GYR4M

    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!


    New 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!

    Stampin’ Up! is celebrating the release of the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog! Click here to view the Catalog PDF and check out all the fabulous new products and creative ideas! If you don’t have a demonstrator and would like a paper copy of the catalog I’d love to send you one. Just click here and request. You’ll find a Wish List here to add your favorite things. Can’t wait? Click here to shop. Enjoy!


    Stampin’ Up! Sweet Strawberry Birthday Card

    I used the Sweet Strawberry Bundle from the Stampin’ Up! January to June 2021 Mini Catalog for this sweet Happy Birthday card. Enjoy!


    The Paper Cuts 

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ (card base), a 2″ x 3 3/16″ label die cut from Stitched So Sweetly Dies, and a scrap for the blossom punch.
    • Poppy Parade Cardstock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ panel and 1 1/2″ x 3″ for strawberries
    • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ panel and 1 1/4″ x 6″ for leaves and stems

    The Creating

    • With Pear Pizzazz Ink, I stamped the stem, leaf and blossom image randomly on the Pear Pizzazz Cardstock panel. I colored the blossoms with the White Stampin’ Chalk Marker. So fun! I then added Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blend to the blossom center.
    • With the Pear Pizzazz Ink, I stamped the strawberry stem image two times and the strawberry leaf image three times on the Pear Pizzazz Cardstock.
    • With Poppy Parade Ink, I stamped two of the strawberry images on Poppy Parade Cardstock.
    • With Gray Granite Ink, I stamped the blossom image on Basic White Thick Cardstock
    • I punched the stamped images with the Strawberry Builder Punch.
    • With Poppy Parade Ink I stamped the “Just for You” sentiment on the lower right corner of the Stitched So Sweetly die cut and the happy birthday sentiment on the inside of the card.

    • With Pear Pizzazz Ink, I stamped the stem, leaf and blossom image twice on the bottom of the inside of the card. I colored the blossom centers with Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blend and added Wink of Stella to the leaves and blossoms. I also stamped this image on the front of the Medium Basic White Envelope and colored in the same manner.
    • I adhered the card front layers, strawberry leaves, and the top strawberry with Multipurpose Liquid Glue as shown. I added the lower strawberry with Stampin’ Dimensionals and tucked the blossom In with a Mini Glue Dot.
    • I added a little Wink of Stella and a Bumblebee 2020-21 In Color Enamel Dot to embellish the blossom. I also added Wink of Stella to the yellow center of the blossoms on the Pear Pizzazz panel. A birthday card needs a little sparkle. Right?

    Let me know if you have any questions!  You can drop me an email me at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you. 

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
    • The current Host Code is R43GYR4M.
    • 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.
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    Product List

    April Host Code: 992KH6UN

    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 2020-21 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!


    Butterfly Brilliance Collection – Early Release

    Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection is an early release from the upcoming 2022 Annual Catalog and will be available now through May 3, 2021.

    • See more details HERE.
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    Sales Period: March 24th from 1:00 PM (MT) through May 3rd, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT).

    Here are the official retiring lists from Stampin’ Up!

    Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through May 3!