Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Birthday Card

I used the Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog to make this birthday card. I hope you enjoy!

The Paper Cuts

  • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″ (card base)
  • Basic White Cardstock: two 3-3/4″ x 5″ (embossing & inside), 2-7/8″ x 2-7/8″ (stamping)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock: 3″ x 3″

The Creating

I began by stamping the sentiments from the Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set in Early Expresso Ink on the two 3-3/4″ x 5″ panels. I stamped the sunflower image in Bumblebee Ink on the lower left corner of the inside panel and the Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sunflower image on the 2-7/8″ square panel and colored it with Stampin’ Blends: Light and Dark Daffodil Delight, Light and Dark Mango Melody, Light and Dark Soft Suede, Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie and Bronze.

I placed the front panel with he stamped greeting into the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and ran it through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with Plate 1 and Plate 4 sandwich.

To assemble, I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the panels to the card front and inside of the card and the colored sunflower to the Soft Suede square. I popped on the Soft Suede sunflower square with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a Bumblebee Trinket to the sunflower center with a Mini Glue Dot.

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    Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Birthday Card for the Sunday Stamps Color Challenge

    Even though it is technically Autumn, it is the Dog Days of Summer here in Alabama where the nights are cool, but the days are still warm with dragonflies still fluttering around the gardens and ponds. I hope you enjoy this colorful Happy Birthday card that uses the Parisian Flourishes Embossing Folder and the Dragonfly Garden Bundle (Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set + Dragonflies Punch).

    The inspiration for the colors comes from the Sunday Stamps Weekly Challenge SSC267 AUTUMN BOLDNESS. The requirement are to use of a minimum of 3 colors from the graphic below, plus a neutral of choice.

    The Paper Cuts

    • Thick Basic White Cardstock: 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (embossed panel), 4″ x 5-1/2″ (inside panel) and 3-1/4″ x 1″ (sentiment)
    • Bermuda Bay Cardstock: 4-1/8″ x 5-1/2″ (front panel)
    • Vellum Cardstock: 7-1/2″ x 2″ (Dragonfly punches)

    The Creating

    I began by stamping three dragonflies in Tuxedo Black Ink on Vellum Cardstock. I colored these with Stampin’ Blends: Light Mango Melody, Dark Pumpkin Pie and Light Bermuda Bay. I applied Wink of Stella to the wings and punched the dragonflies out with coordinating punch. I used my Bone Folder to add a wave to the wings.

    Next, I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment in Tuxedo Black on Basic White Cardstock and fussy cut it with my Paper Snips. I also stamped the sentiment on the inside panel along with the dragonfly. I added the dragonfly to the corner of the envelope. I colored the dragonflies with the Light Bermuda Stampin’ Blend and added Wink of Stella.

    I ran the 3 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ Basic White panel through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine inside the Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder with the No. 1 and No. 4 plates. I placed two pieces of the White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon across the center fo the panel and adhered them to the back with Mini Glue Dots. I adhered the embossed panel to the Bermuda Bay panel and both to the card base and then the inside panel with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

    I wrapped ribbon 3x around 4 fingers and tied it in the middle with a small piece of the ribbon. I popped the fussy cut sentiment on with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and added the bow to the left with a Mini Glue Dot. The dragonflies were added with a Mini Glue Dot and then topped with a yellow 2021-23 In Color Jewel, an orange Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewel and a teal Artistry in Bloom Adhesive-Backed Sequin on the matching dragonfly.

    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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    Stampin’ Up! Pattern Play Fall Birthday Card

    The star of this card is the Pattern Play 12″ x 12″ Host Designer Series Paper with the falling leaves that are colored in. This paper pack surprised me with the amount of seasonal variety (12 double-sided designs), the amount of sheets (48 sheets) and the paper quality (it’s a nice weight DSP). It is available for $18 of Stampin’ Rewards to Hosts. To be a Host, an order (either from an individual or a group of individuals under a single workshop host code) must be at least $150. The Host earns a percentage of the order back in Host Rewards, as well as qualifies for exclusive products, like this one, for which the Stampin’ Rewards can be redeemed. If you would like more information on hosting a workshop, please drop me an email. I’d love to provide you more information on the perks and answer your questions! In the meantime, enjoy the card!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic Black Cardstock:  8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, scored at 4 1/4” (card base)
    • Bumblebee Cardstock:  die cut of the larger of the wide Stitched Rectangle Dies (approx 3 3/4″ x 1 3/4″) and 5″ x 3 3/4″ (inside panel)
    • Pattern Play 12×12 Host Designer Series Paper: 5 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ (front panel & inside strip) and 6″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope)

    The Creating

    I used Stampin’ Blends Markers in So Saffron, Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze to color in the larger leaves in the pattern. With the matching color ink pads plus Soft Suede, I used a Sponge Dauber (one for each color) dipped into the stamp pad ink to fill in the smaller leaves. This made it go super quick and added depth and texture.

    I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Sweet Ice Cream Photopolymer Stamp Set onto the Stitched Rectangle die cut with Tuxedo Black Ink. I also added the inside greeting from the Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set.

    I used my Paper Trimmer to trim 1/4″ of the long edge of the colored DSP front panel to adhere along the bottom edge of the inside panel. I popped the Stitched Rectangle die cut up with Stampin’ Dimensional, with the other layers adhered with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I trimmed the excess DSP from the Very Vanilla Medium Envelope flap with my Paper Snips and also fussy cut a leaf from the excess colored DSP to embellish the inside panel. I added three adhesive-backed Matte Black Dots with the putty end of the Take Your Pick Tool.

    Thank you for stopping by. 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!

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    Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Birthday Card

    I used the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Photopolymer Stamp Set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog for this card. It is a clean and simple card with cardstock, ink and a little fussy cutting. Don’t worry, it’s quick and easy fussy cutting! Enjoy!

    The popsicle colors were inspired by the Sunday Stamps Weekly Challenge: SSC263 BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS. This week is a color challenge requiring a minimum of 3 colors from the graphic below and a neutral of choice. I chose Soft Succulent, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Blackberry Bliss and Garden Green with Soft Suede as my neutral. Why not use them all?

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 11″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 4 3/4″ x 3 5/8″ (stamped front panel) and 4″ x 3 1/2″ (fussy cutting)
    • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock: 5″ x 3 7/8″
    • Soft Succulent Cardstock: 5 1/4″ x 4 1/8″ (front panel)

    The Creating

    The popsicles are made with 4 stamps: the bottom half (straight edge), the top half (rounded edge), the scattered dots image and the popsicle stick. I stamped a row of popsicles across the Basic White front panel in Real Red Ink, Blackberry Bliss Ink and Garden Green Ink. The popsicle sticks are in Soft Suede Ink. Tip: It’s not hard to line the stick up on the popsicle since the stamps are clear, but I did make a mask to ensure I got the popsicle stick the same length and in the same location since the popsicles are in a row. On the Basic White for fussy cutting I stamped a popsicle in Soft Succulent Ink and in Pumpkin Pie Ink along with the Happy Birthday Sentiment in Soft Suede Ink. I fussy cut them with my Paper Snips.

    On the inside of the card I stamped a popsicle in Real Red Ink and the Treat Yourself sentiment in Soft Suede. I stamped a popsicle in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the front of the envelope.

    I adhered the cardstock layers to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I popped the two fussy cut popsicles on with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Tip: Cut a strip from the edge of the Stampin’ Dimensionals for the popsicle sticks. The fussy cut sentiment has a Stampin’ Dimensionals under the “B” and liquid glue on either side. A few Holiday Basic Rhinestone Jewels were added with the putty tip 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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    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.

    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! 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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    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!


    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!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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    • 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!
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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!


    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!

    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! 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!