CARD: This Little Piggy

Yes, I am stuck on the Purple Posy!!  But, can you blame me?  It's such a pretty shade!  And, see that ribbon -- it's a combination of our three pretty purples:  Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather and Purple Posy!  I love how well they go together!

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Measurements

  • Purple Posy: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”;  4” x 5 ¼”
  • Gorgeous Grape: 3 1/8” x 2 ¾”
  • Shimmery White: 3” x 2 5/8”
  • Ribbon: 6”

Instructions:

  1. Emboss the quarter sheet of Purple Posy using the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder.
  2. Adhere the Tricolor Ribbon to the left side of the embossing piece.
  3. Adhere to the card base and set aside.
  4. Stamp pig image onto the Shimmery White cardstock, using the Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  5. Color in using the Purple Posy Light Stampin’ Blends, and the Brights Stampin’ Write Markers. (used Granny Apple Green, Gorgeous Grape and Daffodil Delight on card pictured).
  6. Adhere this to the Gorgeous Grape cardstock.
  7. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the image piece to your cardbase.
  8. Add Glitter Enamel Dots to bottom right side of main image.

Supplies:


CARD: Good Morning Magnolia

Purple Posy -- isn't it lovely?!!  I know magnolias are usually purple, but hey -- it's my card, it can be any color I want it to be, right?!! :-)

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Here's how to do it:

Measurements

  • Purple Posy: 8 ½” x 5 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”
  • Basic Black: 5” x 3 ¾”
  • Shimmery White: 4 7/8” x 3 5/8”       

Instructions:

  1. Stamp large magnolia image on Shimmery White cardstock, using Memento ink.
  2. Stamp sentiment to the right of the flower image, also using Memento Ink.
  3. Color the flower using the Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends. Hint:  use the dark purple posy to “outline” the flower, then color in with the light purple posy, until well blended.
  4. Color the leaves using the Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends, using the same technique as the flowers.
  5. Assemble your card using SNAIL Adhesive.
  6. Add three Rhinestones for added sparkle.

and here's what you need to do it:

 


CARD: Above the Clouds

Hi!  Did you miss me?  I'm sorry to have been gone so long, but my "real" job took over for awhile!  

The new annual catalog launched on Monday!  What a great catalog -- some fun sets, plus some new colors and paper!  Love it!!  This card is one of the first I made -- it uses the Above the Clouds stamp set and coordinating punch!  Being from Albuquerque, where hot air balloons fly year round, this was a must have!  The punch makes it so easy to create a sky full of balloons!

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Here are all the fun things used on this card:


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Tammy

CARD: Pocketful of Sunshine

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Measurements:  

  • Blueberry Bushel: 5 ½” x 8 ½”                       
  • Crushed Curry: 1” x 4 1/2”
  • Whisper White: 4” x 5 1/4"; 3 ½”x 3 ½”
  • Real Red:                   4” x 1 ½”            

Instructions:

    1. Stamp the sunglasses, the “Yay” and the “tab” over the “Yay” using Blueberry Bushel stamp pad on the Real Red cardstock.
    2. Cut out the sunglasses and the “tab” using the matching framelits.
    3. Stamp the pocket on the 3 ½”x 3 ½” Whisper White cardstock using Blueberry Bushel stamp pad. Stamp the “pocket detail stamp” 2 times on the pocket.
    4. Stamp the “pocketful of sunshine” stamp in Crushed Curry on the pocket.
    5. Cut out pocket using the matching framelit. Trim off the flaps.
    6. Stamp the “sun” using the partial circle stamp up in the upper right hand corner.
    7. Sponge in Crushed Curry ink to fill in the “sun”.
    8. Punch the Crushed Curry card stock using the Banner Triple punch.
    9. Adhere the “tab” to the back of the pocket using the fine tip glue pen.
    10. Adhere the Crushed Curry banner to the back of the “pocket” using the SNAIL adhesive.
    11. Adhere the sunglasses to the front of the pocket using Stampin Dimensionals.
    12. Adhere Whisper White card stock with the sun to the front of the Blueberry Bushel card using SNAIL adhesive.
    13. Adhere the assembled “pocket” to the front of the card using Stampin Dimensionals.

CARD: Touches of Texture

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Measurements:  

  • Whisper White (Thick): 5 1/2” x 8 1/2"
  • Grapefruit Grove:            4” x 5 1/4”
  • Whisper White:            3 3/4" x 5”
  • Shimmery White:               3” x 3”
  • Sahara Sand: 1” x 4”                  

Instructions:

    1. Score Whisper White (Thick) cardstock at 5 1/2"; fold for card base.
    2. Stamp lace border image around edge of Grapefruit Grove cardstock with Grapefruit Grove ink. Adhere to card base.
    3. Spritz Whisper White panel with water using Stampin’ Spritzer; emboss with Pinewood Planks embossing folder. Adhere to card base with Tear & Tape.
    4. Stamp flower image on Shimmery White cardstock with Memento ink. Die-cut with largest circle die.  Use Blender Pen to watercolor with Granny Apple Green and Grapefruit Grove ink.  Ink spatter image with Sahara Sand ink; stamp off once onto grid paper and stamp onto die cut.  Repeat until die-cut is covered.
    5. Adhere 12” of ribbon behind die-cut; adhere to card front with Dimensionals.
    6. Stamp sentiment on Sahara Sand cardstock with Sahara Sand ink; die-cut and adhere to card front with Dimensionals.

CARD: Incredible Like You

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Measurements:  

  • Gray Granite: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”               
  • Calypso Coral: 5 1/4” x 4”         scrap for die cut
  • Whisper White: 5 1/8” x 3 7/8”   scrap for die cut                                     

Instructions:

    1. Stamp parallel lines on the white cardstock. Turn paper and stamp perpendicular lines.
    2. Die cut white and Calypso Coral scraps.
    3. Stamp flowers, leaves and accents on the white die cut.
    4. Layer all cardstock using dimensionals under the coral cardstock pieces.
    5. Add ribbon around the coral base. (It will lace through the top layers)
    6. Color rhinestones with Stampin’ Blend. Be very careful that you don’t damage the tip of your marker. Place rhinestones on your card as desired.

CARD: Humming Along

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Measurements:

  • Whisper White: 4-1/4”x 11”, scored at 5-1/2”; 1-1/2” x 3-1/2”; 3” x 4” (for hummingbird)
  • Mossy Meadow:  1-3/8” x  3-3/8”

Instructions

  1. Fold Whisper White in half to create card base, burnish along score line.
  2. Use Mossy Meadow ink to add splotches on card front (as shown in picture), and stamp greeting on small white rectangle.
  3. Use Big Shot and Rectangle Stitched Framelit to cut around greeting.
  4. Using Tuxedo Black Memento ink stamp hummingbird on 3x4 white.
  5. Color hummingbird as shown in photo.
  6. Use Big Shot and hummingbird framelit to cut out.
  7. Adhere the greeting to the Mossy Meadow rectangle with Snail Adhesive, and adhere to card front.
  8. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, attach hummingbird to card.

Out with the Old, In with the New

Stampin' Up! Retirement Product List by Tammy Fite

Out with the old - In with the New!

It's that time of year where we say goodbye to some of our beloved In Colors and welcome in lovely new ones.

For just a moment, before we complete the change let's give these friendly sets of colors a chance to mix and mingle! Maybe you'll find a new color combination that's the perfect match for your next project with just a bit of old and new.

Retiring In Colors: Powder Pink, Lemon Lime Twist, Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst, and Fresh Fig.

If you love these combos below make sure you get yours ordered today, before they slip away! In June you'll be ready to mix and match when you welcome in the lovely new 2019-2021 In Colors.

Happy Stamping,

Tammy

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