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Christmas Card featuring Star of Light Stamp Set
Stamp Sets:  Star of Light
Dies: Starlight Thinlits
Inks:  Night of Navy
Cardstock:  Night of Navy, Whisper White, Silver Glimmer Paper
Embellishments:  Rhinestones
Basics: Paper Trimmer, Adhesive Tape Runner, Tombow Glue,   Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Scissors,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Night of Navy Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scrap Pieces of Silver Glimmer Paper & Night of Navy

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Die cut the solid star from the a scrap of Silver Glimmer paper.
--Die cut the upper star from a scrap of Night of Navy.
--Glue the Night of Navy star onto the silver star.
--Stamp the trail of stars stamp, the 5 small stars, and the sentiment onto the Whisper White top mat with Night of Navy ink as shown.
--Glue the large star as shown.
--Attach a rhinestone to the center of each of the small stars.
--Attach White Mat to Night of Navy bottom mat & then both to the card base using tape runner.
 
Birthday Card featuring Lovely Floral Embossing Folder
Stamp Sets:  Blow Out the Candles
Dies: Candle & Confetti Framelits
Inks: Blueberry Bushel
Cardstock:  Blueberry Bushel, Whisper White, Vellum
Embellishments: Scrap Piece of a coordinating ribbon
Extra Tools:  Light Night of Navy, Dark Daffodil Delight, Dark Rich Razzleberry, & Light Old Olive Stampin' Blends, Mini Glue Dots
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Blueberry Bushel Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Vellum Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Insert the Vellum top mat in the embossing folder and run thru Big Shot.
--Color the largest center flower with the Light Night of Navy SB on the underneath side of the vellum.
--Continue to color the 2 large flowers with the Dark Daffodil Delight SB,  the small flowers with the Dark Rich Razzleberry SB, the leaves and branches with the Light Old Olive SB - all on the underneath side of the vellum.
-Attach the vellum to the Blueberry Bushel bottom mat with colored side down using Mini Glue Dots - placing them under the larger flower pieces, and where the sentiment and ribbon will be placed, so they aren't visiible
--Stamp the Birthday sentiment from Blow Out the Candle stamp set on a scrap piece of Whisper White.
--Die Cut the sentiment using the die from Candles & confetti Framelits.
--Thread a scrap of coordinating ribbon thru the die cut, apply dimensionals to the back of the sentiment to adhere to Blueberry Bushel mat & then tape ends of the ribbon to the back of the mat.
--Attach Blueberry Bushel Mat to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Let it Snow Card featuring Rooted in Nature Tree Stamps
Stamp Sets:  Rooted in Nature, Labels to Love, PP Nov 2017
Punch:  Everyday Labels
Inks: Tranquil Tide, Coastal Cabana, Versamark
Cardstock: Tranquil Tide, Whisper White
Embellishments:  White Embossing Powder
Other Tools:  Sponge Brayer, Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool
Basics: Paper Trimmer, Adhesive Tape Runner, Tombow Glue,   Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Scissors,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Use a sponge brayer to apply Coastal Cabana ink to the Whisper White top mat.
--Then stamp the mat with the trees from Rooted in Nature using Tranquil Tide ink. Use 1st & 2nd generation stamping.
--For the snow effect I used a stamp that I bought locally and stamped it several times to cover the surface of the card using Versamark ink - but any dotted type stamp you have could work. (Use embossing buddy on surface of card before stamping)
--Apply the white embossing powder and heat set.
--Stamp the label frame from the Labels to Love stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White.
--Then stamp the Let it Snow sentiment from the Nov2017 Paper Pumpkin Back in Plaid in the center of the frame.
--Punch the sentiment out using the Everyday Label punch..
--Pop-up the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Attach White Mat to Tranquil Tide  Mat & then both to the card base using tape runner.
 
Mountain Scene Card featuring Waterfront & Rooted in Nature Stamp Set
Stamp Sets:  Waterfront, Rooted in Nature
Dies: None
Inks: Marina Mist, Perfect Plum, Elegant Eggplant, Night of Navy, Archival Black, White Craft
Cardstock:  Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White
Embellishments: Wink of Stella
Extra Tools: Sponge Brayer and Sponge Daubers
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Elegant Eggplant Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Start by applying a coat of Marina Mist to the bottom 3rd of the Whisper White top mat using the sponge brayer (or sponge daubers).
--Next apply a coat of Perfect Plum to the top 1/3 of the mat using the sponge brayer.
--Stamp the middle of the mat with the mountain stamp from the Waterfront stamp set in Elegant Eggplant using 1st & 2nd generation stamping as shown.
--Use Night of Navy ink with a sponge dauber to shade the sky and the mountains. 
--When everything is dry stamp the tree from Rooted in Nature where shown.  When dry apply Wink of Stella to the tree.
--Then I applied some white craft ink with the edge of a sponge dauber to the top of the mountains.
--Continue shading/sponging until satisfied with your card.
--Attach White Mat to Elegant Eggplant bottom mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.
 
Thinking of You Card featuring Rooted in Nature Stamp Set

Based on Card Sketch provided by Dawn Griffith
Stamp Sets:  Rooted in Nature, Colorful Seasons
Dies:  Layered Oval Framelits, Bunch of Banners Framelits
Inks: Tranquil Tide, Versamark
Cardstock: Tranquil Tide, Nature's Poem DSP, Cajun Craze, Whisper White, Glitter Paper
Embellishments:  Nature's Twine
Extra Tools:  Banner Triple Punch, Heat Tool, Silver Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy
Basics: Paper Trimmer, Adhesive Tape Runner, Tombow Glue,   Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Scissors,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
DSP Mat:  (3" x 3-1/2")
Cajun Craze Mat:  (3-1/4" x 3-3/4")
DSP Banner Tag: (1-1/2" x 3-3/4")
Scrap of Tranquil Tide for stamped Oval
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the Tranquil Tide bottom mat, the Cajun Craze Mat, the DSP Mat & the DSP Tag to size per list.
--Use the Triple Banner Punch for the cut on the bottom of the tag.
--Attach the DSP Banner Tag to the Bottom mat as shown.
--Attach the DSP Mat to the Cajun Craze Mat with tape runner.
--Stamp the tree stamp from Rooted in Nature onto a scrap of Tranquil Tide with Versamark ink.
--Apply Silver Embossing Powder and heat with Heat Tool.
--Die Cut the tree with an appropriately sized oval framelit.
--Die cut the scalloped oval from glitter paper with the appropriately sized oval.
--Glue the tree oval onto the scalloped oval.
--Pop-up the ovals onto the DSP/Cajun Craze mat with dimensionals.
--Attach this mat to the bottom mat with tape runner.
--Stamp a scrap of Whisper White using the Thinking of You stamp from the Colorful Seasons set with Tranquil Tide Ink.
--Die cut the sentiment with die from Bunch of Banners Framelits.
--Popup the sentiment with dimensionals and attach to bottom of card.
--Wrap the twine around the bottom mat and tape the ends to the back.
--Attach Tranquil Tide Mat to the card base using tape runner.
 
Amazing You Card featuring Lovely Floral Embossing Folder
Stamp Sets:  none
Dies:  Celebrate You Thinlits
Markers:: Tranquil Tide & Elegant Eggplant Markers*
Cardstock:  Tranquil Tide, Vellum
Embellishments:  rhinestones, enamel shapes
Extra Tools:  Lovely Floral Embossing Folder, Wink of Stella
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Vellum Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scraps of Elegant Eggplant for sentiment die cuts

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!

*Elegant Eggplant Stampin' Write Marker is retired.
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Insert the Vellum top mat in the embossing folder and run thru Big Shot.
--Color the larger flowers with Indigo Blue marker on the top side of the vellum.
--Color the smaller flowers with Elegant Eggplant marker on the top side of the vellum.
--Attach the vellum mat to the Tranquil Tide using Adhesive Dots.  I placed them under sections of the larger flowers, and then in the corners and edges which I covered with the enamel shapes (as they will otherwise show thru the vellum.
--Apply Wink of Stella to the flower center.
--Attach Rhinestones and Enamel Shapes as needed.
--Glue the sentiment die cuts as shown.
 
Get Well Card featuring Healing Hugs Stamp Set

Based on Card Sketch provided by Dawn Griffith
Stamp Sets:  Healing Hugs
Dies: none
Inks: Rich Razzleberry, Tranquil Tide
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Tranquil Tide, (2) Pcs. Coordinating DSP, Whisper White
Embellishments: none
Extra Tools: none
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Tranquil Tide Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Flower  Mat:  (2-1/2" x 3-3/4") finished size
Rich Razzleberry Mats:  (2-3/4" xx 4"), (1" x 2-7/8')
DSP Tags are each (1-1/2" x 4") (1-1/2" x 3-1/2")
Scrap piece of Whisper White for sentiment: (2-3/4" x 3/4")

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!


--Cut the Tranquil Tide bottom mat to size per list.
--Cut the 2 Rich Razzleberry mats to size per list.
--Stamp the flower in Rich Razzleberry ink, the leaves in Tranquil Tide ink on a scrap of Whisper White.  Then trim to finished size per list.
--Stamp the sentiment on a scrap of Whisper White in Rich Razzleberry ink.  Trim to size per list.
--Mat the flower panel and the sentiment onto the Rich Razzleberry mats.
--Cut the two DSP tags to width and then flag cut the bottoms.
--Attach the Tranquil Tide mat to the Card base using Tape Runner.
--Attach the 2 tags, positioning as shown, using tape runner.
--Attach the flower mat and sentiment, positioning as shown, using tape runner.
 
 
It's a Beautiful Day Card featuring High Tide Stamps Set

Stamp Sets:  High Tide, Eastern Beauty
Dies: Seasonal Layers Thinlits
Inks: Marina Mist, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, Garden Green, Basic Gray,  White Craft Ink, Versamark
Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Whisper White
Embellishments:  Silver Embossing Powder
Extra Tools:  Sponge Brayer, Sponge Daubers, Heat Tool
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Sahara Sand Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4")
Scraps of  Whisper White to die cut chairs, and to use for masking.

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Take a scrap of white cardstock and tear a curvy shape to use for a mask. Save both sections.
--Attach with curve side down, leaving bottom 1/3 of card for ink.
--Use a sponge brayer to apply Sahara Sand on the bottom third. Leave the mask in place
--Use the other half of the torn cardstock mask and position it for the water section of the card. 
--Use the sponge brayer to apply Marina Mist ink to this center section.
--Remove the 2 masks.
-Then use the sponge brayer to apply Soft Sky ink to the top section. --then use sponge daubers with Whisper White craft ink in this area to do some shading of the sky.
--Stamp using the sand stamp with Sahara Sand ink & the grass stamp with Garden Green Ink, and the seagulls with Basic Gray ink.
--Stamp the sentiment from Eastern Beauty with Versamark ink, apply silver embossing powder and heat emboss.
--Die Cut the 2 Adirondack style chairs using the Seasonal Layer Framelits.  Apply with glue,  positioning as shown.
--Attach White Mat to Sahara Sand Bottom Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.
 
 
Especially For You Card featuring Botanical Tags Thinlits and Botanical Bliss Stamp Set

Stamp Sets:  Botanical Bliss
Dies: Botanical Tags Thinlits, Stitched Labels Thinlits, Stitched Shape Framelits
Inks: Mossy Meadow
Cardstock: Pear Pizzazz, Balmy Blue, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Whisper White
Embellishments: Wink of Stella
Extra Tools: Petal Burst Embossing Folder, Rich Razzleberry & Old Olive Stampin Blends
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Pear Pizzazz Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Scrap: 1 strip of Balmy Blue 3/4" x 5"
Scraps of Balmy Blue to die cut square mat
Scraps of Rich Razzleberry to cut branches
Scrap piece of Old Olive to stamp the sentiment
Scrap of Whisper White to cut tag

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the Pear Pizzazz bottom mat per list.  Emboss using the Petal Burst Embossing Folder.
--Die Cut a piece of Balmy Blue using the largest square die in the Stitched Framelits set.
--Cut the strip of Balmy Blue & use the die from the Stitched Label Framelits to apply the stitched edges.
--Die Cut a scrap of Whisper White using the bird tag die from Botanical Tags Thinlits. Trim. Color with Rich Razzleberry & Old Olive Stampin Blends as shown. Apply Wink of Stella to the 2 birds.
--Die Cut the 2 branches from scraps of Rich Razzzeberry.
--Stamp the sentiment on a scrap of Old Olive using Mossy Meadow ink.
--Use the label framelit from Stitched Labels set to die cut your sentiment.
--Glue the Old Olive bottom mat onto the card base using tape runner.
--Attach the Balmy Blue strip to bottom mat with tape runner as shown.
--Glue the tag to the Balmy Blue Square and then glue the square to the bottom mat as shown.
--Pop-up the sentiment using dimensionals.
--Glue the branches as shown.
 
Thank You Card using Daisy Delight Stamp Set

Based on Card Sketch provided by Dawn Griffith.
Stamp Sets:  Daisy Delight
Punch:  Daisy Punch
Dies: None
Inks: Call Me Clover
Cardstock:  Call Me Clover, Mint Macaron, Whisper White, 2018-20 In Color DSP
Embellishments: Gold Faceted Gems
Extra Tools: None
Basics: Adhesive Tape Runner, Scissors, Tombow Glue, Dimensionals, Paper Trimmer,  Big Shot
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Mint Macaron Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
3 Strips: 1 each 1-1/4" x 5" DSP, 1-1/2 "x 5" Call Me Clover,
3/4" x 5" DSP
Mint Macaron Top Mat:  (2-1/2" x 3-3/4")
Scrap pieces of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment & daisies.

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top mat, bottom mats & 3 strips to size per list.
--Stamp  6 daisies on the Whisper White scraps with Call Me Clover ink.  Assemble the daisies.
--Stamp the Thank You sentiment on a scrap of Whisper White - trim to length and width desired and flag cut one end.  (My piece is 3" x 7/8")
--Adhere the Mint Macaron Bottom mat to the card base using Tape Runner.
--Adhere the 3 strips to the Bottom mat (in order left to right as listed) using Tape Runner or Glue as desired.
--Glue the Mint Macaron Top mat as indicated, centering on the card.
--Glue the 3 daisies as shown and apply faceted gems to the center of each.
--Glue the sentiment as shown.
 
 
Thank You Card featuring Floral Phrases Stamp Set

Based on a Card Sketch by Dawn Griffith.
Stamp Sets:  Floral Phrases
Dies: none
Inks: Sweet Sugarplum
Cardstock: Sweet Sugarplum, Coordinating DSP, Whisper White
Embellishments: none
Extra Tools: none
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
Sweet Sugarplum Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Coordinating DSP Top Mats:  2  pcs. (5" x 1-3/4")
Mats: Whisper White (2-1/2" square)  Sweet Sugarplum (2-3/4" square)
Scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!
--Cut the top mat, bottom mat & 2 square mats to size per list.
--Stamp the Whisper White mat with the floral stamp from floral phrases.  Line the stamp up on the diagonal center of the square and stamp it.  Rotate the square 180 degrees and stamp again.
--Attach the stamped square to the Sweet Sugarplum square using glue/tape runner.
--Stamp the sentiment onto a scrap piece of whisper white.  Finished size: 3-3/4" x 3/8"
--Glue the 2 pieces of coordinating DSP onto the Sweet Sugarplum Bottom Mat with tape runner.
-Pop-up the square mat on the center of the card as shown using dimensionals.
--Attach the sentiment strip toward the bottom of the card front as shown.
--Attach Sweet Sugarplum Mat to the Card Base using tape runner.
 
Thank You card featuring Flourishing Phrases stamp set

Based on a card sketch by Dawn Griffith
Stamp Sets:  Flourishing Phrases
Dies: Layering Ovals Framelits, Bloomin Hearts Thinlits, Candles & Confetti  Framelits
Inks: Melon Mambo
Cardstock:  Melon Mambo, Pink Patterned DSP (of your choice), Whisper White
Embellishments: Rhinestones, Ribbon (of your choice)
Extra Tools:
Basics: Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Big Shot, Adhesive Tape Runner
 
Card Base:  Whisper White A2 Card (Folded Size 5-1/2" x 4-1/4")xx Melon Mambo Bottom Base Mat:  (5-1/4" x 4")
Whisper White  Top Mat:  (5" x 3-3/4" )
Scraps of Whisper White & Melon Mambo for oval shapes, small flowers and sentiment.

Feel free to substitute colors and sentiments of your choice!


--Cut the top and bottom mats to size per list.
--Cut a strip of a coordinating DSP 4-3/4' x 2-3/4"
--Stamp the flower stamp on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock in Melon Mambo ink.  Cut with appropriately sized Layering Oval Framelits.
--Die cut an appropriately sized Melon Mambo scalloped Oval from the Layering Oval Framelits.
--Glue the 2 ovals together as shown.
--Die cut 3 of the small flowers from scraps of Melon Mambo CS using the die from Bloomin Hearts Thinlits. (You can substitute any other small flower shape.)
--Stamps the sentiment from the Flourishing Phrases stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White CS, as shown.  Die cut it with the tag die from Candles & Confetti Framelits and trim as shown.
--Thread a scrap piece of  coordinating white ribbon and put thru the holes in the tag as shown.
-- Cut a rectangular piece of Melon Mambo to mat the sentiment on.
--Attach the DSP and the Oval shapes to the WW CS as shown.
-- Wrap the ribbon attached to the sentiment around the WW top mat and glue/tape the ends to the back of the mat.
--Pop-up the 3 small flowers on the edge of the oval shape using mini dimensionals. Attach rhinestone to the flower centers.
--Attach White Mat to Melon Mambo bottom  Mat & then both to the card Base using tape runner.