Stampin’ Up! So Sentimental Birthday

This card features the So Sentimental Bundle from the 2020-21 Annual Catalog. It includes my favorite die set, Stitched So Sweetly, and the So Sentimental stamp set. I also used the woven Wrapped in Texture Embossing Folder from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog which will go live for customers on August 4th.

This card was inspired by the one pictured on page 151 of the 2020-21 Annual Catalog. It’s changed up a bit. Enjoy!

The Paper

  • Seaside Spray Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11. scored at 4 1/4″
  • Bumblebee 2020-22 In Color DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock: 2 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ and the second largest die from Stitched So Sweetly dies.

The Creating

  • Apply both confetti stamps from So Sentimental on a block. Stamp first and second generation around the edge of the Seaside Spray card base.
  • Stamp the sentiment on the die and repeat the confetti. Add Wink of Stella to the word Confetti.
  • Stamp the inside sentiment in Crushed Curry ink (or Bumblebee – I chose CC because it’s a little darker for the sentiment). Add the confetti in Seaside Spray.
  • Emboss the Mint Macaron strip. Remove 1/4″ horizontally and save for the inside of the card. Flag the wide strip with the Banner Triple Punch. Apply to the Bumblebee DSP with Liquid Glue and trip any extra overhang from the left.
  • Wrap the white faux linen ribbon from the Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack around the DSP and tie in a bow.
  • Pop the label with Stampin’ DImensionals.
  • Glue the decorated DSP to the card front.

  • Adhere the inside panel and top with the textured Mint Macaron strip across the bottom.

Thank you for stopping by. Please email me at stampdabbles@gmail.com with any questions or if I can be of assistance with your stamping creativity.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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The Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is going on now. For every $50 (before shipping and tax) that you spend between July 1 and August 3, you will earn a $5 Bonus Days Coupon Code that can be redeemed between August 4th–31st!

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2020-21 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog

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

Ordering

Once you have found the thing(s) in the catalog that you love and just have to have. You can order them by clicking the cute Market Shop photo in the Sidebar (or HERE). If you need some help in putting together a design or knowing what products you need to put together with your stamps, I would love to help. Just drop me a quick note at stampdabbles@gmail.com and we’ll go from there. We can follow up with a phone call, a Zoom “face-to-face”, email or text….whatever works for you. 

You will also receive $10 in product credit for every $50 you spend when you use the monthly Host Code at the bottom of my posts…the current code is 2TX69QE2. (If your order is $150 or more, you will receive your own code which includes my reward as well as additional rewards from Stampin’ Up! – see the Rewards Tab for details). You will also receive loyalty points which will translate into more free product. You can find a Loyalty Order Tracking Form HERE to help you keep track.

Stampin’ Up! Watercolor with Painted Poppies and So Sentimental Bundle

I love the layers of color that you get with watercoloring. The inks always break into several shades, mix together for new ones and create lots of interest. It was enlightening to see how the unexpected color elements on this card came together. Enjoy!

The Cutting

  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5 1/2″
  • Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper: Two – 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper: 3 3/4″ x 5″ and Label Die

The Creating

  • I applied water to the watercolor paper with the large aqua painter individually before adding each color ink with the medium aqua painter. This allows you to control the boundaries in which the watercolor will run.
  • I started with Seaside Spray Ink, decided it was a little lighter than I wanted and added a little Night of Navy Ink along the bottom edge. Then the Pretty Peacock Ink and the Mint Macaroon Ink. Just squeeze your Ink Pad in the middle until the pad touches the lid and you have a pallet in your lid to pick up the color with your aqua painter. I recommend you keep a paper towel on hand to dab any extra water from the tip of your painter or from your paper.
  • Once it was completely dry (if not, the ink will run), I stamped the poppy images in Pretty Peacock Ink and the Sentiment on the label.
  • I added Pretty Peacock spatter. I made a watery ink with the medium aqua painter and tapped it against my finger above the paper.
  • I used Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive to attach the layers to the card base. Especially recommended for the Watercolor Paper because it may slightly warp from the water.
  • I popped the label with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • I added three Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels. These are a carry over item so if you don’t have them stay tuned. Note: This was one of the interesting color combos because they are actually listed as Coastal Cabana. The other was the DSP which is listed as Pool Party. Moral: Don’t be afraid to experiment. It works beautifully with watercolor.
  • I used the same DSP on the inside with a poppy stamped on the corner. I didn’t add a sentiment because I often find I just need a notecard these days to touch base (without a special occasion) or a sentiment can be added when the card is purposed. Black ink should be easily visible on this light “watercolored” design.

Links for items used to make this card are listed below or you can browse for other supplies at my Stampin’ Up! shop in the side bar. Use the April Host Code for free gifts (if your order is $150 or more you don’t want to use it so that you get Hostess Rewards). See my Rewards Page for full details.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need Stampin’ Up! Catalogs. I would love to help.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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April Host Code:  YQ2JUFAX

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 because you’ll qualify for hostess benefits (and you’ll still get the free gift).  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards Page for full details.


January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

If you haven’t seen the new January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, click here or on the image above to open an online PDF copy.

Stampin’ Up! Bloom & Grow Congrats

One of the nice things about stamping is that as your collections grows so do your options. Sometimes we forget we can mix and match, but Stampin’ Up! makes it easy with colors and images that coordinate. Here I used the Bloom & Grow Stamp Set with the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper and the Peaceful Moments sentiments. The star of the show is the DSP. I picked it first, and it chose the stamp and the colors. Enjoy!

The Cutting

  • Whisper White Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″ and a Stitched So Sweetly Die (largest scallop rectangle)
  • Best Dressed DSP: 5 1/4″ x 4 and 3 – 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ strips

The Creating

  • Stamp the floral image from Bloom & Grow in Tuxedo Black on a piece of Whisper White Cardstock. Add the sentiment above it. Cut out with the Stitched So Sweetly die.
  • Use Stampin’ Blends to color the image: Dark Petal Pink, Light Pumpkin Pie, Light & Dark Old Olive, Dark Daffodil Delight, Dark Mint Macaroon, and Dark Highland Heather.
  • Apply the DSP to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive. Pop up the rectangle die with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Add Wink of Stella to the flower centers.
  • Stamp the sentiment in Tuxedo Black on the inside. Add a stip of DSP at the top and bottom with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive. (I wanted to add a little extra design since the inside is a flat layer).
  • Add a strip with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive to the bottom edge of the envelope. I recommend you not substitute the adhesive because it needs to be strong enough to withstand the postal machines. Make sure to get close to the edges to seal them well.

If you need supplies, links are listed below or you can browse my Stampin’ Up! shop in the side bar. Use the April Host Code for free gifts if your order is under $150. Those over will get hostess rewards.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need Stampin’ Up! Catalogs. I would love to help.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

stampdabbles@gmail.com
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April Host Code:  YQ2JUFAX

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 because you’ll qualify for hostess benefits (and you’ll still get the free gift).  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards Page for full details.


January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

If you haven’t seen the new January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, click here or on the image above to open an online PDF copy.

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful You and Ornate Thanks

Good evening and thank you for stopping by! This card combines all things girly – fashion, make-up, pink, flowers, and stitches – with the awesome Ornate Thanks sentiments. The cursive fonts is oh, so, perfect for a girly card and the mix and match sayings are very versatile. Lovely Lipstick finds it’s way into a lot of my cards. I’m sure going to miss it when it goes away at the end of May. Time to stock up! For now, enjoy!

The Cutting

  • Lovely Lipstick Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock: 2 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ and 1/2″ x 5″ (inside)
  • Best Dressed DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (floral), 2″ x 5 1/4″ (pink), 1″ x 4″ (floral inside) and 5 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (envelope flap)
  • Whisper White Cardstock: Stitched So Sweetly Die, 1/2″ x 4″ (Sentiment Strip) and 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inside)

The Creating

  • Adhere the pink strip to the Crushed Curry Strip with Liquid Glue. Adhere the floral panel to the card front and the strips to it.
  • Stamp the Lady in Tuxedo Black on the Whisper White die cut. Color with Dark Daffodil Delight and Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends. Pop on the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Stamp the sentiment in Tuxedo Black on the Whisper White Strip. Apply with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals on each end.
  • Stamp the sentiment on the inside panel with Tuxedo Black. Adhere the pieces with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive.
  • Fussy cut a flower from the DSP and adhere to the die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive.
  • Use Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive to the Envelope flap and adhere the DSP. Use snips to trim off the excess DSP.

If you need supplies, links are listed below or you can browse my Stampin’ Up! shop in the side bar. Use the April Host Code for free gifts if your order is under $150. Those over will get hostess rewards.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need Stampin’ Up! Catalogs. I would love to help.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

stampdabbles@gmail.com
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April Host Code:  YQ2JUFAX

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 because you’ll qualify for hostess benefits (and you’ll still get the free gift).  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards Page for full details.


January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

If you haven’t seen the new January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, click here or on the image above to open an online PDF copy.

Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Workshop Takes

Next week I am hosting a Stampin’ Workshop for a group of stamping friends and customers. I am featuring cards from the Peaceful Poppies Suite and the Honey Bee Bundle. Here are a few takeaways I’ve been preparing for the participants.

  • The Name Tag is layered using a Stitched So Sweetly Die topped with an oval from Stitched Shapes Dies (that’s a piece cardstock covering the last name for confidentiality). The Honey Bee is mounted on a dimensional after using a bone folder to curl his wings. The base of the tag is laminated to allow me to reuse them and to change the accent to match the theme of the workshop.
  • I used the Stamparatus to expedite stamping in two steps (Crushed Curry and Black). I inserted a half piece of the heavy weight cardboard into the bag to ensure even stamping and prevent bleed through. The identification tag is cut using the Trio of Tags Dies. Participants can keep track of their projects without getting them confused and can up-cycle the bag for gift giving later.
  • The water bottle tag flowers and hello were stamped on a single block to make that go quickly. The dimensions are 2″ x 8″ scored along the 8″ side at 2 1/4″ and 6 1/4″. The hole is made with a 1 1/4″ punch. I laid the pocket front against the palm of my hand (before gluing the sides) and ran my bone folder across to bend the fibers a little to prepare room for the drink mix to easily insert. I think I will purchase some lemonade flavor drink mix to coordinate with the paper better.
  • The packet on the easel holds three (3) Merci chocolates. The bee is die cut from the DSP and mounted with a dimensional. The sentiment is stamped on another Stitched So Sweetly Die. The Gold Shimmer ribbon is tied to the front flap only and the box secured with velcro dots. It is CASEd from The Paper Pixie. You can find the dimensions here.
  • At the time I schedule the workshop and issued the projects, the Golden Honey Specialty DSP from Sale-A-Bration was not sold out. Fortunately, I had chosen a 2nd package earlier. I am happily sharing it in 6×6 cuts with my guest for their future use. And luckily, the majority of our projects use the Peaceful Poppies Suite.

It is so nice to be able to coordinate a theme. It’s one of the perks of stamping and Stampin’ Up!’s coordinating products.

If you happen to be in the Huntsville, Alabama area and would like to attend workshops, just drop me an email (stampdabbles@gmail.com) and I’ll add you to the distribution (bcc for confidentiality). I’d love to meet you and have more stampin’ friends.

Please let me know if you have any questions. If you do not have a demonstrator I would love to send you the new catalog and Sale-a-bration Two Brochure as well as the other catalogs. Just email me at stampdabbles@gmail.com.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack 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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March Host Code:  YYXUCN9Q

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 because you’ll qualify for hostess benefits (and you’ll still get the free gift).  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards Page for full details.


January-June 2020 Mini Catalog & 2020 Sale-a-bration Brochure Online!

If you haven’t seen the new January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, click here or on the image above to open an online PDF copy.

And if you haven’t see the 2020 Sale-a-bration Brochure, click here or on the image above to open the online PDF.


Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Card

The images in the Dressed to Impress Bundle are super cute and oh so girly! Especially when paired with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I must also say that it surprised me how wonderfully bold the sentiments stamped. You won’t be disappointed. Here’s what I made tonight.

The Cutting

  • Whisper White Cardbase: 4 1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5 1/2″
  • Basic Black Layer: 4 3/4″ x 3 3/4″
  • Lovely Lipstick Layers: 4 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ and 2 3/4″ x 1 3/4″ (die #2)
  • Whisper White Dies & Sentiment: 4 1/4″ x 3″ and 5 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ (largest die)

The Stamping and Embellishing

  • On the Whisper White Stitched So Sweetly Die, stamp the shoe and sentiment in Tuxedo Black ink and the dots in Lovely Lipstick ink.
  • On the Whisper White layer stamp two shoes to die cut and the inside sentiment.
  • The shoes are colored with Light Flirty Flaming and Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blend and the Black Stampin’ Write (sole).
  • I added Pearl Basic Jewels to the shoes.
  • The top shoe and the front layer are popped on Stampin’ Dimensionals. The other layers are adhered with Snail.

You will find links to all the products used below. If you have any questions, please contact me at http://www.stampdabbles.com. I would love to hear from you.

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Stampin’ Up has created products that coordinate with our favorite items from the January–June 2020 Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration. Customers will be able to purchase them beginning February 4th for a limited time or while supplies last. Click here to see a flyer with the new products, what they coordinate with and pictures of sample cards using them.

Promotion Details

  • February 4–March 31, 2020
  • Items available during this promotion can be added to customer, workshop, and online orders.
  • No limits apply during the customer sales period.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for hostess Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Coordination Product Release items can be added to a starter kit for new Demonstrators. 
  • Coordination Product Release items are offered until March 31, 2020 or while supplies last.
  • Products are not part of Sale-A-Bration, and it must be purchased or redeemed for Stampin’ rewards on qualifying orders.
  • There are no bundle item numbers; each item has its own individual item number.

Deadlines for Customer Sales Period

  • Phone: March 31, 2020; 6:50 pm (MT)
  • Online: March 31, 2020; 11:50 pm (MT)

January-June 2020 Mini Catalog & 2020 Sale-a-bration Brochure Online!

If you haven’t seen the new January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, click here or on the image above to open an online PDF copy.

And if you haven’t see the 2020 Sale-a-bration Brochure, click here or on the image above to open the online PDF.


February Host Code:  QMDAST66

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 because you’ll qualify for hostess benefits (and you’ll still get the free gift).  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards Page for full details.


Please let me know if you have any questions. If you do not have a demonstrator I would love to send you the new catalog and Sale-a-bration brochure. Just email me at stampdabbles@gmail.com.

Happy Stamp Dabbling!

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack 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.