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Live with Passion card featuring Stampin' Up!'s Beautiful You stamp set

Stamp Set:  Beautiful You
 Dies: Layered Oval Framelits, Stitched Shape Framelits
Tool:  Decorative Ribbon Border Punch, Aqua Painters
Cardstock: Real Red, Coordinating DSP of your choice, Whisper White, Watercolor Paper
Inks: Cherry Cobbler, Crushed Curry, Archival Black
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Real Red Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
DSP Strip:  5-1/4" x 2"
Scrap pieces of Whisper White & Real Red

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!
--Cut Real Red bottom mat to size per list.
--Cut the strip of DSP to size per list.
--Use the Decorative Ribbon Punch to cut 2 strips of Whisper White to 5-1/4" (I usually cut a bit longer and then trim to size once I have applied to the card base).
--Stamp the Girl on a scrap of Watercolor paper using Archival Black ink and Die Cut with appropriately sized Layered Oval Framelit.
--Watercolor the girl using Cherry Color & Crushed Curry (hair) inks using Aqua Painters,
--Die Cut a scalloped oval from scrap of Real Red to mat the Girl on - and layer both using Tombow glue.
--Stamp the sentiment onto a scrap of Whisper White using Cherry Cobbler ink.  Die cut using appropriately sized Stitched Shape Oval Framelit.
--Glue the white decorative border strips to the back of the DSP as shown at top and bottom.
--Then attach the DSP to the Real Red bottom mat using tape runner.
--Attach the Girl and the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach Real Red Mat to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Missing You Card using Stampin' Up!'s Oh So Eclectic stamp set
Stamp Set:  Oh So Eclectic
 Dies:  Eclectic Layers Thinlits, Layering Ovals Framelits
Cardstock:  Bermuda Bay, Lemon Lime Twist, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Whisper White
Inks: Bermuda Bay, Lemon Lime Twist
Embellishments:  Enamel Shapes
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Granny Apple Green Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scraps of Coastal Cabana, Lemon Lime Twist, Bermuda Bay


Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Use the cutout die from Eclectic Layers to cut the geometric shape from the Whisper White mat as shown.
--Stamp the larger leaves on scraps Lemon Lime Twist CS with Lemon Lime Twist ink.
--Die cut the large leaves from the stamped scraps.
--Die cut the small leaf pieces from scraps of Lemon Lime Twist CS.
--Die cut the petal flower shapes from scraps of Coastal Cabana CS.
--Die cut the flower centers from a scrap of Bermuda Bay CS.
--Stamp the sentiment in Bermuda Bay ink on a scrap of Whisper White CS and die cut it using the appropriately sized Layering Oval.
--Die cut a scalloped oval out of a scrap of Bermuda Bay CS to mat the sentiment on.
--Layer the sentiment onto the scalloped oval using Tombow glue.
--Attach the Whisper White mat to the Granny Apple Green mat using Tombow glue.
--Attach the flowers, flower centers, and large and small leaf cutouts using Tombow glue as shown.
--Attach the sentiment using dimensionals to the mat as shown.
--Attach the Enamel Shapes.
--Attach Granny Apple Green Mat to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Enjoy Your Special Day Card featuring Stampin' Up!'s Stitched All Around Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Stitched All Around, Beautiful Bouquet
Dies: Stitched Label Framelits, Bouquet Bunch Framelits, Eclectic Layers Thinlits 
Cardstock:  Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum, Whisper White
Inks: Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum
Embellishments:  Rhinestones, Twine
Tool:  Layered Leaves Embossing Folder
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
 Elegant Eggplant Top Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Scrap pieces of Purple Plum to cut the larger flowers
Scrap piece of a coordinating DSP for the Tab Strip
Scrap pieces of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment and flowers

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!

Click on the Paper Pumpkin Page Link at the top of the page for more information about Stampin' Up!'s wonderful Paper Pumpkin kits

--Cut the top mat to size per list.
--Stamp the sentiment from Stitched All Around on a scrap of Whisper White & Die Cut the Sentiment using the coordinating die from Stitched Label Framelits.
--Stamp several small flowers from Beautiful Bouquet onto scraps of Whisper White CS in Perfect Plum ink and Die Cut them with the coordinating Bouquet Bunch Framelits.
--Die cut a couple of open style flowers from scraps of Perfect Plum CS using  the die from Eclectic Layers Thinlits Die.
--Emboss the Elegant Eggplant mat using the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder.
--cut a Tag strip of a coordinating DSP and attach to left center across the Elegant Eggplant CS mat using tape runner.
--Wrap some twine around the left-hand side of the Elegant Eggplant mat.
--Glue the flowers onto the mat as indicated with Tombow glue.
--Embellish the center of the small flowers with Rhinestones.
--I also glued some Vellum leaves onto the Mat using  leftovers from a Paper Pumpkin kit (optional - or you could use die cut leaves from any other die set that you may have).
--Attach the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach Elegant Eggplant Mat to the card Base using tape runner .
 
Birthday Card featuring Stampin' Up!'s Waterfront Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Waterfront, High Tide, PP-You Are My Anchor,
PP-Manly Moments
Cardstock: Old Olive, Sahara Sand, Whisper White
Inks: Old Olive, Sahara Sand, Pool Party, Marina Mist, Crushed Curry,  Night of Navy, Cherry Cobbler
Tools: Sponge Daubers
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Tombow Glue, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Sahara Sand A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Old Olive Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")


Feel free to substitute colors and sentiment of your choice!

Click on the Paper Pumpkin Page Link at the top of the page for more information about Stampin' Up!'s wonderful Paper Pumpkin kits.

--Cut the Card Base and Top and Bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Sun in the upper right of the Whisper White Mat.  Cover with a circular removable Mask.
--Then use sponge daubers to lightly color and divide the four background sections onto the Whisper White Mat.
----SKY: Marina Mist
----FOREST FLOOR: Old Olive
----LAKE:  Pool Party
----BEACH:  Sahara Sand - use some extra shading here
--Stamp the designs:
----Trees in Old Olive - using 1st and 2nd generation stamping.
----Waves on the Water section using the "Z" shape stamp with Pool Party ink.
----Stamp the Beach area with the dotted pattern stamp in Sahara Sand, and then use the grass stamp from High Tide in Old Olive ink.
--The sentiment I used is from a combination of stamps found in the Manly Moments Paper Pumpkin kit - I used Old Olive ink.
--The tiny boats from the You Are My Anchor Paper Pumpkin Kit were stamped in Night of Navy and Cherry Cobbler inks
--Glue the xx onto the white mat as indicated.
--Attach White Mat to the Old Olive Mat & then both to the Sahara Sand Card Base using tape runner.
 
 Mountain Scene Card using Stampin' Up!'s Waterfront Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Waterfront
Tool:  Seaside Embossing Folder, Sponge Daubers
Cardstock:   Whisper White, Mint Macaroon
Inks:  Tranquil Tide, Soft Sky, Smoky Slate
Embellishments:  Washi Tape
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  A2 White Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Bottom Partial Base Mat - White:  (3-3/4" x 4")
Mint Macaroon Small Base Mat (3-1/2" x 3-3/4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (3-1/4" x 3-1/2")
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!

I did not stamp a sentiment yet for this card, so you can use the sentiment of your choice.  When I do it will be placed on the lower front of the card.  Often I save adding the sentiment until I select the card for mailing. 
--Cut the 3 mats to size per list.
--Take the larger Whisper White mat and Emboss it using the Seaside Embossing Folder.
-Use Sponge Daubers and Tranquil Tide Ink to color the embossed piece of cardstock.
--Take the smaller Whisper White mat use sponge daubers to apply Soft Sky ink to the lower third of the card, Smoky slate to the middle third, & Soft Sky to the top third.  Use wavy lines as you sponge these areas to define the tree and mountain sections. Use masking if necessary.
--Then take the Pine Tree stamp with Tranquil Tide ink to stamp the trees - use some 2nd generation stamping.
--Use the Mountain stamp and the Smoky Slate ink to stamp the mountains - also use some 2nd generation stamping here.
-- Use a coordinating strip of Washi Tape as indicated on the card - the tape I used was about 3/4" wide and it is about 3/4" up from the bottom edge of the embossed mat.
--Attach the embossed mat onto the lower part of the card base.
--Then attach the mountain scene to the Mint Macaroon Mat and attach that to the embossed mat - slightly overlapping the strip of Washi tape. 

 
 
Rainy Day, Beautiful You Card
Stamp Set:  Beautiful You, Sheltering Tree, Waterfront, Weather Together
 Tools:  Aqua Painters, Sponge Daubers
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Watercolor Paper
Inks: Tranquil Tide, Old Olive, Lemon Lime Twist, Sahara Sand, Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride, Elegant Eggplant, Archival Black, Memento Tuxedo Black
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Crumb Cake A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Daffodil Delight Bottom Base Mat:  (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Watercolor - White Top Mat:   (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Start by Stamping the Watercolor mat with the Girl from Beautiful You using Archival Black ink.
--Then stamp the girl again on either a piece of removable labeling tape or a post-it and fussy cut the girl to use as a mask to cover the image on the card so you can stamp the other background colors.  Apply the mask to the card base.
--Next stamp the Sheltering Tree Bases with either the Memento Black or Archival Black inks.
--Sponge various Greens in a scattered pattern onto the leaf stamp and then stamp as indicated.  I use one green at a time, then re-sponge with a different green color and repeat until I am satisfied.
-GROUND
-----From the Waterfront stamp set I used the "Z" shaped stamp with Sahara Sand ink to cover the ground below the trees.
-----Next I used the Aqua Painters with Sahara Sand ink to watercolor a pathway below, around and above where the girl is stamped.
-----I finished the ground area by sponging Sahara Sand to fill in any white areas.
-SKY
-----I sponged around the tops of the trees using Marina Mist ink.
-----Then used the raindrop stamp from Weather Together to stamp the rain.
-GIRL - Remove the mask!  Use Aqua Painter to Watercolor
-----Her umbrella and hair with Daffodil Delight
-----Her dress with Elegant Eggplant
-----Her legs with Blushing Bride
--Attach Water Color Mat to Daffodil Delight Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner
-- I did not stamp a sentiment on this card, so use the sentiment of your choice.  Often I save adding the sentiment until I select the card for mailing.
 
Friendship Card using Stampin' Up!'s Serene Garden stamp set & Garden Scene dies!
Stamp Set:  Serene Garden, March 2018 Paper Pumpkin Stamp Set (for the sentiment)
 Dies: Garden Scene Framelits Dies
Cardstock:  Pink Pirouette, Tranquil Tide & Whisper White
Inks:  Pink Pirouette, Tranquil Tide
Embellishments:  Enamel Shapes
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Pink Pirouette A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Scraps of Pink Pirouette

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!

Click on the Paper Pumpkin Page Link at the top of the page for more information about Stampin' Up!'s wonderful Paper Pumpkin kits
--Cut a Pink Pirouette Card Base per list.
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with the large corner section, the 2 small leaf strips, and the sentiment using Tranquil Tide ink
--Place the large corner section die directly onto the stamped image to emboss the pattern onto the stamped image.
--Then place the smaller corner die directly onto the stamped image to die cut out the leaves which will leave holes for the Tranquil Tide bottom mat to show through.
--Stamp the flower images as indicated onto scraps of Pink Pirouette paper using Pink Pirouette ink.
--Die cut the pink flowers.
--Apply some Wink of Stella to the cut pink flowers.
--Attach the pink flowers using dimensionals.
--Attach the pink Enamel Shapes.
--Attach White Mat to the Tranquil Tide Mat & then both to the Pink Pirouette card base using tape runner.
 
Friendship Card using Petal Palette & coordinating Petals & More Thinlits Dies
Stamp Set:  Petal Palette
 Dies: Petals & More Thinlits Dies
Tool:  Aqua Painters, Wink of Stella
Cardstock: Perfect Plum, Old Olive, Whisper White, Water Color Paper
Inks:  Perfect Plum, Elegant Eggplant, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry and Archival Black.
Embellishments:  Enamel Shapes
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Elegant Eggplant Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Scraps of  Watercolor and Old Olive CS

Feel free to substitute colors of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Watercolor paper scraps with the Bird and Flower/Leaves stamps using Archival Black Ink.
--Water Color the Bird and Flower/Leaves with the colors listed.
--I applied Wink of Stella to the flowers for a bit of glitter.
--Then die cut both pieces using coordinating Thinlits.
--Die cut the branch of leaves out of a scrap of Old Olive CS.
--Stamp the sentiment using Elegant Eggplant ink onto Whisper White card mat where indicated (you may stamp the sentiment after you have attached the pieces, if you prefer).
--Glue the Flower/Leaves and the branch of leaves onto the white mat as indicated using Tombow glue.
--Attach the Bird using dimensionals.
--Attach the Enamel Shapes.
--Attach White Mat to Elegant Eggplant Mat & then both to the Card Base using tape runner.
 
Let's Celebrate Card using Some Old and New Products
Stamp Set:  Detailed With Love, Rose Wonder, Flourishing Phrases
 Dies:  Rose Garden Thinlits, Flourish Thinlits
Tool:  Detailed Trio Punch
Cardstock: Mint Macaroon, Whisper White, Tranquil Tide, Delightfully Detailed Note Card.
Inks: Pool Party, Tranquil Tide
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Very Vanilla A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Pool Party  Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Top Mat cut from one of the Delightfully Detailed Note Cards:  (5"W x 3-1/2"H)
Scraps of Whisper White ( or Very Vanilla) and Tranquil Tide to stamp the sentiment.
--Cut the Mint Macaroon bottom mat to size per list.
--Cut one of the note cards in the Delightfully Detailed Note Card pack in half - using the colored side (as indicated) to use as the top stamping mat.
--Stamp the top (1/2 card) mat with the flower stamp from Flourishing Phrases as indicated using Pool Party ink.
--Stamp the dotted design from the Detailed with Love stamp set across the bottom and top of the top mat with Pool Party ink.
--Stamp the Sentiment form the Rose Wonder stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White (or Very Vanilla CS) in Tranquil Tide Ink.
--Die cut the sentiment using the die from the Rose Garden Thinlits.
--Punch out 5 tiny flowers from scraps of Tranquil Tide CS using die from Flourish Thinlits and glue as indicated in the picture. .
--Use the Detailed Trio Punch to cut the design in the corners of the top mat as indicated.
--Attach the sentiment to the top mat using dimensionals.
--Attach Top Mat to Pool Party Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner
 
Thinking of You Card using Rose Garden Thinlits Dies

Stamp Set:  Heartfelt Blooms (sentiment)
 Dies:  Rose Garden Thinlits, Layering Ovals Framelits
Cardstock: Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
Inks:  Bermuda Bay
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Whisper White Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Bermuda Bay Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Costal Cabana Middle Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment & scrap of Bermuda Bay for Sentiment Mat.
--Die Cut Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, & Bermuda Bay mats to size per list.
--Die Cut the Large Flower cut from Whisper White Top Mat. Save die cut and corner of white mat.
--Glue White corner piece to edges of Coastal Cabana mat and then glue the die cut white flower piece right up against it.
--Stamp the sentiment on scrap of Whisper White CS and die cut with appropriately sized Layering Oval Framelit.
--Die cut an appropriately sized scalloped oval from a scrap of Bermuda Bay CS.
--Glue the sentiment onto the Bermuda Bay scallop oval as indicated.
--Attach the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach Coastal Cabana Mat to Bermuda Bay Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner
 
Birthday Card using Rose Wonder Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies
Stamp Set:  Rose Wonder
Dies: Rose Garden Thinlits
Tool: Heat Gun
Other:  Gold Embossing Powder
Cardstock: Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Whisper White
Inks: Calypso Coral, Old Olive
Embellishments:  Calypso Coral Enamel Shapes
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  A7 card (Folded Size 7" W x 5" H)
Calypso Coral  Bottom Base Mat:  (6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" H)
Whisper White Top Mat:   (6-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H)
Scraps of Calypso Coral, Old Olive & Whisper White

--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Flower on the Whisper White mat with Versamark Ink.
--Sprinkle on the Gold Embossing Powder and heat set with Heat Tool.
--Watercolor the flower with Calypso Coral ink and the leaves with Old Olive ink using Aqua Painters.
--Die Cut a Flower out of a scrap of Calypso Coral Paper and the 2 sets of Leaves out of Old Olive scraps and glue to card base as indicated.
--Stamp the sentiment and its surrounding border on Whisper White CS using Calypso Coral and Old Olive inks as indicated.
--Use the label die included in the Rose Garden Thinlits to die cut your sentiment.
--Attach Enamel Shapes to sentiments as desired.
--Attach the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach White Mat to Calypso Coral Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner
 
Thinking of You Card using Rose Wonder Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Rose Wonder, Heartfelt Blooms (sentiment)
 Dies:  Layering Ovals Framelits
Tool:  Heat Gun
Cardstock: Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White
Inks: Wisteria Wonder, Wild Wasabi
Other: Silver Embossing Powder
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"H)
Wisteria Wonder Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4"W x 4"H)
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5"W x 3-3/4"H)
Scraps of Whisper White & Wisteria Wonder for the sentiment
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Flower on the Whisper White mat with Versamark Ink.
--Sprinkle on the Silver Embossing Powder and heat set with Heat Tool.
--Watercolor the flower with Wisteria Wonder ink and the leaves with Wild Wasabi ink using Aqua Painters.
--Stamp the Sentiment on a scrap of Whisper White CS with Wisteria Wonder ink and die cut with appropriately sized Layering Oval Framelit.
--Use appropriately sized scalloped oval to die cut the sentiment mat from scrap of Wisteria Wonder CS.
--Glue Sentiment onto the Scallop Mat.
--Attach the matted Sentiment using dimensionals as indicated.
--Attach White Mat to Wisteria Wonder Mat & then both to the card base using tape runner .