Create Dimension With Shading

Think it took a lot of time to create all the different shading on this card? Nope! Distinktive™ stamps from Stampin’ Up! make it easy. Take the pot for example – two stamps, two colors – one light, one dark. That’s it. Super easy. Two-Steps. Read on for all the details.

Potted Geraniums Bundle
Beautify your papercraft projects with the Potted Geraniums Bundle. This bundle includes the Potted Geraniums Stamp Set and the Geranium Dies. Save 10% when you buy the stamp and dies as a bundle.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Basic White Thick Cardstock: Card Base 5 1/2″ h x 8 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w
Basic White Cardstock:

  • 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w
  • scrap for stamping flowers and pot

Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper (DSP): 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Run the 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w Basic White Cardstock through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with the Split Card Textures.
  4. Stamp the Pot, Flowers, Stems, and Tag on Basic White Cardstock scrap:
    1. Pot: Stamp the fill image in Crumb Cake ink and the shade image in Soft Suede ink. Take your time to line it up.
    2. Flowers: Stamp the fill image in Sweet Sorbet and the detail image in Real Read ink. I stamped 3 of these for fuller blossoms.
    3. Stem: Stamp the outline image in Old Olive and the fill image in Parakeet Party ink.
    4. Tag: Stamp in Starry Sky ink.
  5. Die cut the pot, flowers, stems and tag.
  6. Time to assemble! Yes already. I told you this was easy.
    1. Attach the DSP to the Card Base using Stampin’ Seal.
    2. Attach the die cut Basic White Cardstock scrap using Stampin’ Seal.
    3. To assemble the flower… use Mini Glue Dots.
      1. Attach the stems to the back of the pot
      2. Attach one set of flowers to the top of the stems.
      3. Attach the Just For You with a Mini Glue Dot.
      4. At this point, set your flower pot on the die cut Basic White on the card. Get an idea of where you want the pot and then stamp the Pot Shadow in Crumb Cake Ink.
      5. Set your flower pot back on the card and tuck the two remaining flowers into place behind. Attach these with Stampin’ Seal.
      6. Now attach your flower pot with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. I did not use gems on this cards, but wouldn’t some Rhinetone Basic Gems, Basic Pearls or maybe even Red Rhinestones? Sprinkle some on!
  8. Stamp and decorate the inside.
  9. Decorate your envelope. Maybe stamp the flower on the front of the card or decorate the flap with some more DSP. So pretty.
  10. Love! Now send it to someone special.

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Versatile Double-Easel Card

The sky is the limit with this double easel card layout. Change up the colors, patterned paper, focal image and stamp set to create an array of cards for any occasion.

Potted Geraniums Bundle
Beautify your papercraft projects with the Potted Geraniums Bundle. This bundle includes the Potted Geraniums Stamp Set and the Geranium Dies. Save 10% when you buy the bundle.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Starry Sky Cardstock:

  • 4-1/4″w x 11″h scored at 5-1/2″ for Card Base
  • 3”w x 4” h

Crushed Curry Cardstock: 4″w x 10-1/4″h scored at 2-1/2″ and 5″

White Cardstock:

  • 2 ¾” w x 3 ¾” h for sentiment
  • 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w

Rings of Love Designer Series Paper (DSP – this is a 2022 Sale-a-bration paper. Change it up with what you have.):

  • 3 ¾” x 5″
  • 3 ¾” x 2 ¼”

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Starry Sky Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Accordian fold the Crushed Curry Cardstock at the score lines using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease
  4. Attach the largest piece of DSP to the large panel of the Crushed Curry Cardstock and the second piece to the front panel of the Crushed Curry Cardstock. Then attach the back of the large panel of the Crushed Curry Cardstock to the Starry Sky Card Base with Stampin’ Seal+
  5. On the 2 ¾” w x 3 ¾” h stamp the Geranium using Poppy Parade, Mossty Meadow (I stamped off for the filler stamp), and Soft Suede and the sentiment in Poppy Parade.
  6. Attach the sentiment panel to the 3”w x 4” h Starry Sky Cardstock and use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach to the front DSP panel of the Crushed Curry.
  7. Sprinkle on the gems.
  8. Stamp and decorate the 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w Basic White Cardstock inside and attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  9. Decorate your envelope by stamping a focal image on the front or attach DSP to the envelope flap.
  10. So fun!! Now send it to someone special.

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Thinking of You Tie-Close Card

Make a loved one’s day with an uplifting tie-close card. The Cloud Punch and cloud pattern paper from the Celebrate Everything 12″ X 12″ Designer Series Paper pack make this a #simplestamping Quick & Easy card.

Very Best Occassions Bundle
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Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Basic White Think Cardstock: 11”w x 4 ¼”h.  Score at 1 ¼” and and 6 ¾”

Pool Party Cardstock:

  • 1”w x 4”h
  • scrap to punch 1 cloud

Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper (DSP): 4”w x 4”h

Basic White Cardstock: scraps to punch 2 clouds


Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Basic White Thick card base on the score lines. 
  3. Use the Cloud Punch to punch out two Pool Party and one Basic White Clouds.
  4. Stamp the sentiment with Pool Party Stampin’ Pad onto the Pool Party punched out cloud.
  5. Wrap the Natural Finish Ribbon around the card base and tie a knot.
  6. Emboss the Pool Party cardstock layer with the Splatters embossing folder in your Stampin’ Cut and Emboss machine.
  7. Adhere the embossed Pool Party cardstock layer onto the right-hand flap of the cardbase front.  This will adhere the ribbon, into place on this card front flap.
  8. Adhere the DSP 4” x 4” layer  onto the left flap of the card base, over the ribbon to adhere it into place on this side.
  9. Use Dimensionals to layer the clouds onto the left card front flap. 
  10. Embellish with the gold Seasonal Sequins.
  11. Stamp and decorate the inside.
  12. Decorate your envelope with stamps or by attaching DSP to the flap.
  13. So cute! Now send it to someone special.

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