Seashells In the Deep Sea Handmade Card For You

The Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set pairs beautifully with the Seashells 3D Embossing folder and Seaside Seashells Dies ! Create simple cards or use them all together for eye-popping beach-themed cards.

Seashells in the deep sea, I imagine, can be lots of different colors. However, for today’s handmade card, the shells are all shimmery white. In contrast, the sea grass is deep blue and the accents are coral. There is also a striking contrast between the embossed and die cut background elements and the Coastal Cabana card base which makes the shells really pop! Product Coordination is Key One of the best features of Stampin’ Up! products is coordination. Today’s card showcases several items from the Sand and Sea Suite. Even though the full suite is no longer available in the…

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See the Forest and Explore Nature

See the forest and explore nature as a great way to enjoy today! Whether you love to camp, birdwatch or walk the trails, the Stampin’ Up! Campology stamp set has the perfect images for outdoor enthusiasts. Today’s card features two images and a greeting from this stamp set! Campology Let’s take a quick look at the Campology stamps. There are 5 images, and 4 sentiments included in the set. Easily combine a couple of the images to suit the experience you want to capture. For camping, you could choose the tent and trees, or the lantern and coffee pot. Alternatively,…

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Make a Splash with Rainboots and Tulips!

Make a splash! As a child, did you love to splash in puddles with your rain boots? The Flowering Rain Boots stamp set helps you recreate these memories, or make new ones today! Along with the boots, this set features tulips, daisies, flower seed packets, a flower pot and a watering can. With these images and the coordinating Rain Boots Dies, it’s easy to create lots of cheery spring cards for birthdays or any occasion. Also, when you purchase the stamps and dies as a bundle, you’ll save 10%. While most of the dies cut the stamped images, notice the…

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Why to Say Yes to a Card Challenge

Say Yes to a card challenge? Why would you want to do that? There are many reasons to participate in a card challenge, and just as many types of challenges to join! First of all, card-making challenges can help spark your creativity. They provide a starting point for your card design with a sketch, color combination, theme, or stamp set. Secondly, you can combine two or more challenges to create an even more unique card. Thirdly, you’ll get to see a wide variety of card ideas from the design team, as well as many participants. If you find a design…

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Coloring the Kitchen – CTD665

Coloring the kitchen this week begins with a challenge from The Color Throwdown. It’s been quite some time since I’ve participated in any challenges, but I needed a little push in a different direction today. This week’s challenge is a pastel trio of colors: pink, aqua and lavendar. Since I’ve been working with a lot of Halloween and Christmas colors recently, this color combination is a welcome change! In addition, the little ghostly cookies inspire me to bake, which in turn brings the What’s Cookin’ Bundle to mind. With its bowl, whisk, spatula and wooden spoon, the creative baking fun…

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It’s Not Too Late for True Love

It's Not Too Late for True Love Friend card. Features the True Love Designer Series Paper colored with ink pads and Stampin' Blends.

It’s not too late for True Love, but your last chance is here today! At 1PM MT this afternoon, the Stampin’ Up! Last Chance Product Sale begins. True Love is one of the Designer Series Papers from the January – June 2021 Mini Catalog that will be gone soon. It features black and white designs, perfect for coloring, like on these Color of True Love cards. Several other favorite papers and bundles are also retiring, including the Hydrangea Hill and Sand & Sea papers, and the Kangaroo & Company bundle. Click here to download the entire list of Last Chance…

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A Little Hello

How to Use Stitched Triangles Dies for A Little Hello Envelope card

A little hello from me to you today. Happy Earth Day! This hello card demonstrates how to use the Stitched Triangles Dies in another way for a look that resembles a square envelope. A Little Hello How To To create the card, begin with a 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ piece of thick Basic White card stock. Score it at 4-1/4″ and fold it to create a card base. Next, use the Stitched Triangles Dies to cut two solid and two striped (or other patterned) papers with the large right triangle dies. Adhere the two patterned pieces on the right and left…

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