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Stampin’ Up! Poppies Congratulations

Poppies, poppies – love these poppies! Painted poppies & the Poppy Moments Dies are not new items in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. But… they are – gorgeous – and fun to use. And today’s card features these items – and more.

Poppies Congratulations.1

This card uses the new 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum for die cuts on the leaves. Unfortunately the shimmer doesn’t really show in the photo – but it’s there! And the Vellum color is Soft Succulent. It is paired with regular vellum as well. Let’s do a step by step that will easily share all the elements of this card.

  • The card base is Sahara Sand card stock 4 1/4 x 11 scored at 5 1/2
  • Layer a panel of Neutrals 6×6 card stock in Sahara Sand to the card front. It is 4 14 x 5 1/2.
  • Die cut sections of the poppy from Basic White card stock: the poppy outline and the two layered centers. These use the Poppy Moments Dies.
  • Die cut the flower itself and the larger portion of the leaves in regular vellum.
  • Die cut the leaf embellishment using the 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum in Soft Succulent.
  • Color the backside of the vellum flower using Dark Cherry Cobbler Blends. Adhere the flower together with dimensionals. Adhere flower to the card base with a single dimensional
  • Using very little liquid glue, adhere the leaf parts together. Trim one of the leaf sections in two parts. Adhere under the poppy with small amounts of liquid glue
  • Stamp the sentiment using the Peaceful Moments stamp set and Memento Black ink. Die cut with the Ornate Frames Dies. Adhere to the card front with dimensionals
  • Add 2021-2023 In Color Jewels in Evening Evergreen and the card front is done!
Poppies Congratulations.2
  • For the inside of the card…
    • adhere a strip of the Neutral 6×6 DSP to the left of a Basic White panel 4 x 5 14
    • Stamp the poppy from Painted Poppies stamp set in Memento Black ink and color with Stampin Blends: Dark Cherry Cobbler & Dark Soft Succulent.
    • Stamp the sentiment from Peaceful Moments stamp set in memento black ink
    • Adhere panel to the inside of the card – VOILA!
Poppies Congratulations.3

For the envelope I stamped the very same poppy as the inside of the card on the front of the envelope: Painted Poppies stamp set + Memento Black ink, then colored with Stampin Blends Dark Cherry Cobbler & Dark Soft Succulent. The flap was covered with a strip of Sahara Sand Card Stock & more of the Neutrals 6×6 DSP in Sahara Sand and trimmed to fit.

Such a fun card and I do love these poppies! I like having a congratulations card on hand at all times – perfect for many celebrations. And – this could be used for a man as well. Because of the background paper it is not particularly feminine – and that’s good thing 🙂

Products for todays project are from the 2021-22 Annual Catalog. They may be found in the list below. I’ve made it easy for you to simply ‘add all to cart’. If I can help you in any way to order these items, or others, please give me a holler. As a thank you to my customers, when the order is between $50-$150 I offer a SU! item of your choice valued at $10. Remember to use MY NEW HOST CODE for July – 4TKMUNQH . When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another.

Stampin’ Up has a great offer going on right now with 15% off particular Designer Series Papers. See below for more details.

DSP Sale 2021
  • 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.
ITEMPAGEDESCRIPTIONPRICE
155841130BEAUTY OF THE EARTH 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155696131BLOOM WHERE YOU’RE PLANTED 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155499131HAND-PENNED 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
152494132IN GOOD TASTE 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$21.00 USD | 29.00 $ CAD
$17.85 USD | 24.65 $ CAD
155817132IN THE WILD 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155807132PANSY PETALS 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155605133SWEET SYMMETRY 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155718133TIDINGS OF CHRISTMAS 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD
155686134YOU’RE A PEACH 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPER$11.50 USD | 15.75 $ CAD
$9.78 USD | 13.39 $ CAD

Pretty soon the Jul- Dec 2021 Mini Catalog will be available. There are LOTS of fun, new products available and I will be posting regularly using some of those items. These items will be available to customers to purchase beginning Aug 3. If you do not have a demonstrator and would like a catalog, please contact me with your information.

July–December 2021 Mini Catalogue
July–December 2021 Mini Catalogue

Above is a photo of just some of the products available in this mini catalog. I can’t share photos of the inside of the catalog just yet though! Join my team and get some of the products from the Annual Catalog AND the mini catalog as part of your kit. Join my team now… you may do that here.

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day. Inspire. Create. Share. Nothing beats a handmade card.

Stampin’ Up Fun Fold with Fine Art Floral DSP

Oh this was fun to create…and to build. And yes, when the fun fold is a new one, it really does seem like a building project 🙂 The concern is, the finished product is 6 x 6 and that’s problematic creating an envelope. Having said that, I still like the card… and the idea.

Pinwheel Tower Card.1

Begin by cutting & scoring your card base: 7 x 6 and scored on the long side at 1, 2, 3, & 4. Burnish the folds and roll together to create a box. Adhere with liquid glue. It should look like this…

Pinwheel Tower Card.2

Attach to each of the flat edges a panel cut 3 x 6. There are three panels. It will look like this.

Pinwheel Tower Card.3

Decorate each side of the pinwheel – there are eight sides, four narrow and four wider. And you can embellish as much as you like. I kept mine fairly simple as I used the Fine Art Floral DSP and it is showy all by itself. Here are some of the decorated sides and I’ll give the card cuts below.

You can see I used the Tailor Made Tags Dies, Mossy Meadow Braided Trim and Poppy Moments Dies. For the sentiments I used Peaceful Moments and the Stamparatus for the ‘Happy Birthday’ and Encircled in Friendship for ‘You’re the BEST’.

Layer measurements:

  • Mossy Meadow card base 7 x 6 scored at 1, 2, 3, & 4; 3 x 6 (3) [for pinwheels]
  • Poppy Parade – 2 3/4 x 5 3/4 (4), 1 3/4 x 5 3/4 (4)
  • DSP layer (Fine Art Floral DSP, coordinating patterns) – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2 (4), 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 (4)

Decorations: I used Mossy Meadow & old Olive for the leaves; So Saffron and Basic Black for the flower buds.

When doing the layering panels, I found it helpful to have those that would be facing each other, side by side to make certain the layers matched in pattern and in spacing, then attached them to the pinwheel panels.

Thanks to craftykarendesigns for the card inspiration!

Products for todays project are from the 2021-22 Annual Catalog. They may be found in the list below. I’ve made it easy for you to simply ‘add all to cart’. If I can help you in any way to order these items, or others, please give me a holler. As a thank you to my customers, when the order is between $50-$150 I offer a SU! item of your choice valued at $10. Remember to use MY NEW HOST CODE – 4A6RJ2TA . When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another.

I want to help you in your creativity, to share in your progress, to witness your growth. Feel free to ask questions.

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day!

Poppies Moments Dies

Hi All… Oh gosh – I so love today’s card…made with the SU! Poppy Moments Dies and a couple of other stamp sets and another die. 😏 As yesterday’s card, this is primarily monochromatic with Highland Heather the paper of choice. What did I do? Here are the details…

  • Card stock layer is Highland Heather (8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″), with DSP from Best Dressed  6 x 6 DSP. (4″ x 5 1/4″). Adhere the DSP with liquid glue to the Highland Heather card base.
  • Layer… 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ Highland Heather with the Best Dressed 6 x 6  DSP (3 1/4″ x 4/ 1/4″) adhered with liquid glue. Put on dimensionals and adhere to card base, centering the layer.
  • Die cuts: Using the Poppy Moments dies, Whisper White for the outline poppy, and the two centers; vellum for the larger poppy and the leaves,  green vellum from Perennial Essence for the accent on the leaves. Color the large poppy vellum with Highland Heather dark Stampin’ blends. Adhere the poppy outline to the vellum with glue dots in the3 center only. Adhere each of the centers with mini dimensionals. Adhere the green outline vellum to the plain vellum with glue dots and slip under the poppy to your satisfaction.
  • Stamp the front sentiment  from Timeless Tropical stamp set (available as part of the SAB. catalogue) in Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Cut out with Ornate Frames dies. Adhere with dimensionals.
  • The bow – so cute, so fun… I pulled apart three (3) small strands from the flax ribbon and tied in a bow. Adhere with a glue dot.
  • The outside is done!!!

Inside…

  • Whisper White card stock cut to 4″ x 5 1/4″.
  • Adhere 3/8″ strip of Highland Heather to your liking, then add the Best Dressed 6 x 6 DSP.
  • Stamp the sentiment from Rare Blessings stamp set with Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
  • Adhere with liquid glue to the inside of the card.

Envelope…

  • Stamp the flower from Rare Blessings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento ink and color using Stampin’ blends markers Highland Heather light and dark and light Old Olive. I LOVE this little flower!
  • Make certain when coloring the flower that you slip a barrier inside the envelope as the Stampin’ blends bleed through. I use old card stock scrap and that works just fine.
  • Adhere a piece of the remainder of the Best Dressed 6 x 6 DSP piece to the envelope flap.

YAY! Card is complete… be sure you sign it on the back so the receiver knows you made it 😉

This is such a beautiful card. Make certain you send it to someone who could use a brightening of their day.

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