Sending Love & Hugs

Oh I just love the stems, blossoms, and layers on this card inspired by Yvonne Spikmans, Stampin’ Up! 2022 Artisan Design Team. I used a bit of the new Subtles Designer Series Paper to anchor all of the stems, blossoms, and layers.


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

Basic Black Cardstock: 

  • 5 ½” h x 8 ½” w scored and folded on the long-side at 4 ¼”
  • Scrap for sentiment label and die cut

Basic White Cardstock: 

  • 5 ¼” h x 4” w
  • Scrap for flowers and stems 

Fresh Freesia Cardstock: 3” w x ½” h 

Highland Heather Cardstock: scraps for tiny flower dies

2023-2024 Subtles Designer Series Paper (DSP): 2 ¾” square

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. On the Basic White scrap stamp:
    1. 2 large flowers in Highland Heather ink with Crushed Curry centers.
    2. 3 stems and leaves with Parakeet Party ink
    3. Tall flowers in Fresh Freesia and Gorgeous Grape added to the stamp with a sponge dauber before you stamp the image.
  4. Die cut all the stamped pieces.
  5. Add Adhesive Sheet to the back of a scrap of Basic Black Cardstock and die cut “Sending”. 
  6. On another scrap of Basic Black, stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink. Sprinkle with white embossing powder and emboss with the Heat Tool. 
  7. Die cut the Basic Black sentiment and attach to the Fresh Freesia strip with Stampin’ Seal. 
  8. Die cut 4 tiny flowers in Highland Heather cardstock. 
  9. Attach the Basic White panel to the Card Base with Stampin’ Seal.
  10. Lay the DSP square on the Basic White panel as a diamond. Use a pencil to lightly mark the top and bottom edges of the DSP diamond. Remove the DSP square.
  11. Stamp the cluster of small flowers in Gorgeous Grape ink on both sides of the pencil mark. 
  12. Use the Take Your Pick Tool to curl the edges of the DSP a bit and attach the DSP square with Stampin’ Seal. 
  13. Arrange the flowers and stems behind the sentiment tag and attach with a variety of Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Dimensions and Mini Glue Dots. 
  14. Attach the sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  15. Remove the backing from the “Sending” die cut and attach over the flowers, stems and sentiment tag.
  16. Attach the Highland Heather tiny flowers with Mini Glue dots. 
  17. Tie a double bow with white Baker’s Twine and attach with a Mini Glue Dot.
  18. Add some Rhinestones Basic Jewels to the center of the tiny Highland Heather flowers. 
  19. Stamp and decorate the inside. 
  20. Decorate your envelope.
  21. Love it!! Who needs a pick me up? Put it in the mail.
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