Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday Merriest Moments Card

Happy Monday Stampers, Its Alternate Monday time!

What is Alternate Monday???  This means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Merriest Moments Card:

 

The Recipe:

This card was turned from landscape to portrait  to give the card more of an alternate look.

Card base: Real Red 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Embossed Panel: Basic White 4 x 5-1/4

 

The Details:

making the flowers:

  • Using Basic White card stock stamp the flowers and leaves as follows:
  • Flowers:  Stamp  a large and small poinsettia flower using Real Red ink
  • Stamp the center of the poinsettias with Cherry Cobbler ink
  • Holly leaves: 2 large, 3 medium and 1 small leaves in Mossy Meadow Ink.
  • Broadleaf foliage:  2 stems in Pear Pizzazz ink
  • Pine needle foliage: 1 stem in Pear Pizzazz ink and 1 in Mossy Meadow ink
  • Die cut the leaves and flowers out using the Merriest Frames Dies

More Details:

making the embossed panel

  • Cut a 4- x 5-1/4 panel of Basic White card stock
  • Emboss the leaf/holly image with Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder

The Sentiment:

  • Die cut the rectangle from the die in the Merriest Frames Dies with Basic White card stock
  • Stamp the sentiment from the Merriest Moments stamp set using Real Red ink

Putting the Card Together:

  • Attach the Basic White embossed panel to the Real Red card front with Stampin Seal
  • Adhere the sentiment piece to the center of the large embossed panel with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the large poinsettia flower to the bottom right side of the sentiment with liquid glue,
  • Attach the smaller poinsettia flower on top left side of the sentiment with liquid glue
  •  Attach the holly leaves, broadleaf stems and the pine stems under the flowers  using liquid glue

Finishing Touches:

  • Add some Rhinestones to the sentiment piece and a few scattered on the embossed panel
  • Add a Real Red Sheer Ribbon Bow the the left of the large poinsettia and you are finished

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from our Thursday Blog Hop that inspired the “alternate” look

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Merriest Moments Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, I took a week off when we  traveled back to our home state of Washington from Kentucky.  It was a wonderful visit seeing our family and friends. Now that we are back, it is time to make more cards.  Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  I have so many stamp sets to try out that today I used the Merriest Moments Bundle for my share today.  Oh my, what a wonderful set from the stamp, dies and that super cool embossing folder.  This bundle has it all and it makes creating cards to easy and fun.

The Sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Merriest Moments:

The Recipe:

Card base: Real Red 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Pear Pizzazz: 5-1/4 x 4

DSP panel: Heartwarming Hugs 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The Details:

making the flowers:

  • Using Basic White card stock stamp the flowers, leaves and berries as follows
  • Flowers and berries: Stamp one bunch of berries and a large and small poinsettia flower using Real Red ink
  • Stamp the center of the small poinsettia with Cherry Cobbler ink
  • Holly leaves: 3 large, 1 medium and 2 small leaves in Mossy Meadow Ink.  Stamp 1 small leaf in second generation Mossy Meadow ink
  • Broadleaf foliage:  2 stems in Pear Pizzazz ink
  • Pine needle foliage: 1 stem in Pear Pizzazz ink
  • Die cut the leaves, flowers and berries out using the Merriest Frames Dies

More Details:

making the embosses panel cut out

  • Cut a 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 panel of Basic White card stock
  • Die cut the large holly and leaf pattern  from the  Merriest Frames Dies
  • After the image is die cut, place the die cut in to the coordinating embossing folder, lining up the image into the  Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder

The Sentiment:

  • Die cut the rectangle from the die in the Merriest Frames Dies with Basic White card stock
  • Stamp the sentiment from the Merriest Moments stamp set using your Stampin Write Markers in Basic Black and Real Red
  • Stamp the sentiment on to the die cut rectangle piece

Putting the Card Together:

  • Adhere the Heartwarming Hugs DSP panel to the Pear Pizzazz mat
  • Attach this to the Real Red card front with Dimensionals
  • Attach the embossed leaf die cut to the front of the card with liquid glue
  • Adhere the sentiment piece to the center of the large embossed die cut with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the large poinsettia flower to the bottom right side of the sentiment with liquid glue,
  • Attach the smaller poinsettia flower on top of the larger flower with Dimensionals
  • Attach the berries to the upper left-hand side of the sentiment with a Dimensional
  •  Attach the holly leaves, broadleaf stems and the pine stems under the flower and berries using liquid glue

Finishing Touches:

  • Add some Real Red Wonderful Gems to the sentiment piece and a few scattered on the embossed/die cut piece

 

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday Beauty of the Earth and Gorgeous Leaves Card

Happy Monday Stampers, Its Alternate Monday time!

What is Alternate Monday???  This means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Beauty of the Earth and Gorgeous Leaves Card:

I changed this card from portrait to landscape, from Christmas to fall and the card looks gets a great “alternate” look

 

The Recipe:

Card base: Basic White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Misty Moonlight 3-1/2 x 4-3/4

DSP panel: Beauty of the Earth 3-3/8 x 4-5/8

The Details:

  • Die cut  two leaves one from Misty Moonlight and one from Pumpkin Pie card stock using the maple leaf die from the Intricate Leaves Dies set
  • Blend some Pumpkin Pie and Bumblebee ink here and there onto the Pumpkin Pie die cut leaf
  • Adhere both leaves together with a glue dot

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the sentiment from the Heartfelt Wishes stamp set onto the Basic White card stock with Cajun Craze Ink
  • Die cut the sentiment out with the die from the Ornate Layers Die
  • Mount the sentiment onto a piece of Misty Moonlight card stock and trim

Putting the  Card Together:

  • Attach the Beauty of the Earth DSP panel to the Misty Moonlight mat
  • Attach this piece to the front of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment to the right bottom 3rd of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere  your two leaves to the left, upper side of the sentiment with a glue dot

Finishing Details:

  • Adhere a Linen Thread bow to the stem of the leaves with a glue dot
  • Add a 2 Metallic Dots to the sentiment piece and one on the card front and you are done

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog hop that inspired todays “Alternate” look

 

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Prints and Snowman Season Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  There are still supplies that I have not used.  One of those products is the Peaceful Prints paper from Sale A Bration that ends today. I thought to myself, I had better use this before it is too late.  (nothing like being down to the wire). I also used the sentiment from Holly Jolly Wishes and the new Wonderful Snowflakes from the mini catalog.  This card was a super easy and quick card that you could mass produce for a big stack of Christmas cards. I hope you try this card with all the paper variations!

Stop by all of the other blogs for our hop today and see what wonderful cards our talented team have created for you today.

 

The Sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Prints and Snowman Season Card:

The Recipe:

Card base: Basic White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Basic Black 3-1/2 x 4-3/4

DSP panel: Peaceful Prints 3-3/8 x 4-5/8

Sentiment mat: Basic Black die cut with the Stitched so Sweetly dies

Sentiment piece: Basic White 2 x 7/16 x 1-3/8

The Details:

  • Stamp some random snowflake with Versamark ink using the images from  the Snowman Season stamp set onto the Peaceful Prints DSP panel
  • Sprinkle the stamped images with White Embossing Powder and heat set with your heat gun

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the sentiment from the Holly Jolly Wishes stamp set onto the Basic White sentiment piece with Real Red Ink
  • Mount the panel to the Basic Black Stitched So Sweetly die cut with Stampin Seal

Putting the  Card Together:

  • Attach to embossed DSP panel to the Basic Black mat
  • Attach this piece to the front of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment to the right bottom 3rd of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere  your Wonderful Snowflake with a Dimensionals to the left, upper side of the sentiment

Finishing Details:

  • Adhere a White Glittered Organdy Ribbon to the center of the large snowflake with a glue dot
  • Add a Rhinestone to the center of each of the embossed snowflakes and you are done!

Another Version:

As  I was making my card I thought I should do a few DSP options.  This card was one of the DSP papers that I used to try another version . Which one do you like best?

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Tara Carpenter:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday, Another Sparkle of the Season Card

Happy Monday Stampers, Its Alternate Monday time!

What is Alternate Monday???  This means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of the Season:

The Recipe:

Card base: Real Red 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Mossy Meadow 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Embossed panel: Basic White  3-3/4 x 5 Embossed with the Timeworn Type EF

DSP strip: Heartwarming Hugs  2-1/4 x 5

The Details:

  • Die cut two Christmas wreaths from the Seasonal Swirl Dies, one in Mossy Meadow and one in Pear Pizzazz
  • Stamp 2 holly branches in Mossy Meadow from the Sparkle of the Season Stamp set onto Basic White card stock
  • Stamp 2 pine branches in Pear Pizzazz from the Sparkle of the Season Stamp set onto Basic White card stock
  • Die cut these stamped images out using the Seasonal Swirls Dies
  • Die cut 3 twigs from the Intricate Leaves Dies in Red Foil DSP (from the Green and Red Foil Pack)
  • Die cut the tiny holly  leaves from the Seasonal Swirl Dies in Mossy Meadow card stock
  • Die cut a Basic White circle from the Layering Circle Die to fit the underside of the wreaths

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the sentiment from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set onto a piece of Real Red card stock using Versamark Ink
  • Sprinkle with White Embossing Powder  and then heat set the sentiment
  • Cut the sentiment 5/8  x 3

Putting The Card Together:

  • Adhere the Basic White embossed panel to the Mossy Meadow  mat
  • Attach this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your DSP panel strip to the left of the card front with Stampin Seal
  • Glue the two wreaths together using a touch of liquid glue to the Basic White die cut circle
  • Mount the wreath of the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Start arranging your leaves and twigs on the left hand side of the wreath with liquid glue (I stared with the twigs and worked my way from there)

Finishing Touches:

  • Make a small bow from Real Red Shimmer ribbon and adhere it to the middle of the leaf arrangement
  • Tuck in and adhere you sentiment with Mini Dimensionals
  • Add a few Real Red Rhinestones to the wreath and you are done

Inspiration:

Here is the card from our Thursday blog hop that inspired this “alternate” look

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of the Season Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a color challenge using 3 of the gorgeous palette of  Cinnamon Cider, Polished Pink, Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry and Early Espresso.  This color combination are all found in the Blackberry Beauty DSP pack. This paper is so pretty and when you see it up close, well what can I say it is exquisite!

The Color Challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of the Season:

The Recipe:

Card base: Blackberry Bliss 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Cinnamon Cider 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Embossed panel: Basic White  3-3/4 x 5 Embossed with the Tasteful Textile EF

DSP strip: Blackberry Beauty  2-1/4 x 5

The Details:

  • Die cut two fall wreaths from the Seasonal Swirl Dies, one in Blackberry Bliss and one in Cinnamon Cider
  • Die cut an assortment of leaves from the Intricate Leaves Dies in Blackberry Bliss, Cinnamon Cider and Rich Razzleberry
  • Die cut 3 twigs from the Intricate Leaves Dies in Gold Metallic DSP (from the Rose Gold and Gold Specialty Paper Pack)
  • Die cut the tiny fall leaves from the Seasonal Swirl Dies in the same Gold Metallic DSP as above
  • Die cut a Basic White circle from the Layering Circle Die to fit the underside of the wreaths

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the Grateful sentiment from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set onto a piece of Blackberry Bliss card stock using Versamark Ink
  • Sprinkle with Gold Embossing Powder and then heat set the sentiment
  • Cut the sentiment to 1/2 x 2-3/4 and snip and flag at the right end

Putting The Card Together:

  • Adhere the Basic White embossed panel the Cinnamon Cider mat
  • Attach this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your DSP panel strip to the left of the card front with Stampin Seal
  • Glue the two wreaths together using a touch of liquid glue to the Basic White die cut circle
  • Mount the wreath of the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Start arranging your leaves and twigs on the left hand side of the wreath with liquid glue (I stared with the twigs and worked my way from there)

Finishing Touches:

  • Make a small bow from Gold Shimmer ribbon and adhere it to the left side of the wreath in the middle of the leaf arrangement
  • Tuck in and adhere you sentiment with Mini Dimensionals
  • Glue the Gold Metallic small leaves into the arrangement with liquid glue and you are done

 

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday Color and Contour Card

Happy Monday Stampers, Its Alternate Monday time!

What is Alternate Monday???  This means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Color and Contour:

The Recipe:

Card base: Basic White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Sweet Symmetry  DSP die cut with the largest Scallop Contour Die

Small Panel: Basic White die cut with the Scallop Contour Die

Sentiment: Basic White  4-1/2 x 1 punched with the Banners Pick A Punch

The Details:

  • Stamp 2 long flower clusters from the Color and Contour stamp set in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink onto Basic White card stock
  • Color in the two flowers  with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Flowers: Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral
  • Leaves:  Just Jade
  • Die cut the flowers with the Scallop Contour Dies

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the sentiment onto Basic white card stock using the sentiment from the Sweet Ice-cream stamp set with Versamark Ink
  • Sprinkle Gold Embossing Powder onto the sentiment and heat set it with your heat gun.

Putting The Card Together:

  • Attach the Large Sweeet Symmetry DSP scallop panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach the small Basic White scallops panel to the middle of the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the Calypso Coral flower to the left of the white panel with glue dots
  • Adhere the Daffodil Delight flower off set a bit with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your sentiment with a glue dot on the left and a dimensional on the right side (this keeps the sentiment level)

Finishing Touches:

  • Add three Gold Metallic Dots to the panel above the sentiment
  • Attach a small Gold Fine Art Ribbon at the base of the flower cluster and you are done.

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Blog Hop that inspired the “Alternate” look

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Color and Contour Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  I inked up another “new to me” stamp set that I have been wanting to use.  I decide on the Color and Contour Bundle to create the card for todays hop.  Make sure you stop off and see all of the other cards created by our talented team.

The Sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Color and Contour:

 

The Recipe:

Card base: Basic White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Hand Penned DSP die cut with the largest Scallop Contour Die

Small Panel: Basic White die cut with the Scallop Contour Die

Sentiment: Mint Macaron Die cut with the Meadow Dies

The Details:

  • Stamp 2 daisies and 4 leaves from the Color and Contour stamp set in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink onto Basic White card stock
  • Color in the two flowers  and 4 leaves with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Flowers: Daffodil Delight and Highland Heather
  • Centers of flowers: Dark Daffodil Delight and shaded with Calypso Coral
  • Leaves: Mint Macaron and darkened a bit with Just Jade
  • Die cut the daisies with the Scallop Contour Dies
  • Fussy cut the leaves with you paper snips
  • Die cut the sparkly berries from the Bedazzling DSP from the Sale A Bration catalog using the die from the  Poinsettia Dies
  • Die the the butterfly from the Bedazzling DSP using the die from the Natures Thoughts Dies

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the sentiment onto Mint Macaron card stock using the sentiment from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set with Versamark Ink
  • Sprinkle Silver Embossing Powder onto the sentiment and heat set it with your heat gun.
  • Die cut the sentiment with the Meadows Dies

Putting The Card Together:

  • Attach the Large Hand Penned DSP scallop panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach the small Basic White scallops panel to the middle of the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the Highland Heather flower to the left of the white panel with glue dots
  • Adhere the Daffodil Delight flower off set a bit with Dimensionals
  • Tuck in the Bedazzling Berries and leaves with liquid glue
  • Adhere your sentiment with a glue dot on the left and a dimensional on the right side (this keeps the sentiment level)

Finishing Touches:

  • Add three Rhinestones to the White panel
  • Adhere the butterfly to the right on the sentiment with a glue dot and you are finished

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday Gorgeous Leaves Card

Happy Monday Stampers, Its Alternate Monday time!

What is Alternate Monday???  This means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves:

The Recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Card front: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 5-1/2, embossed with the Brick and Mortar EF

Angled DSP: Be Dazzling

Sentiment strip: Blackberry Bliss 5/8 x 5-1/2 (some will be cut off after gluing to card)

The Details:

  • Die cut a variety of leaves form the Intricate Leaves Die as follows:
  • Blackberry Bliss: solid maple leaf
  • Rich Razzzleberry: intricate maple leaf
  • Cinnamon Cider: solid round and intricate 3 pronged leaves
  • Early Espresso: 3 branches

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the word grateful from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set with Versamark Ink onto the Blackberry BlissDSP strip
  • Sprinkle the image with Silver Embossing Powder
  • Shake off the excess and heat set with your heat tool

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the embossed panel to the card front
  • Adhere the Be Dazzling piece to the left, top of the card front
  • Attach the sentiment to the bottom of  the Be Dazzling panel with liquid glue ( the sentiment should be to the right of the card. Cut off the extra form the edges with your snips)
  • Arrange your branches and leaves to the left hand side of the card and attach with liquid glue

Finishing Details:

  • Make a double Linen Thread bow and attach to the leaf cluster with a glue dot
  • Adhere 3 Rhinestones to the card front
  • Stamp the maple leaf from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set on the inside of the card and on the envelope and you are done.

Another version:

I had so much fun I made a third card and could not decide which one to showcase. Which one do you like best?

 

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired todays “Alternate” look

 

 

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Stampin” Up! Gorgeous Leaves Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers,  Today for our hop we have an “Autumn/Harvest” theme.  Fall is my favorite time of year and I love making fall cards to give out as we celebrate this season of gratitude and thankfulness.  Today my card uses the Gorgeous Leaves Bundle.  To add some sparkle to the card I also snuck in a piece of the Be Dazzling DSP from the Sale A Bration catalog.   This paper has so much sparkle and the more the better in my book.  Enjoy my share today and please do stop by our other creative team members blogs to see what Autumn card they created.

The Theme:

Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves:

The Recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Card front: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 5-1/2, embossed with the Brick and Mortar EF

Angled DSP: Be Dazzling 4-1/2 x 2 cut at an angle

Sentiment strip: Rich Razzleberry  5/8 x 5-1/2 (some will be cut off after gluing to card)

The Details:

  • Die cut a variety of leaves form the Intricate Leaves Die as follows:
  • Blackberry Bliss: solid maple leaf, intricate maple leaf
  • Rich Razzzleberry: long intricate leaf
  • Cinnamon Cider: solid round and intricate round leaves
  • Early Espresso: 3 branches

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp the word grateful from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set with Versamark Ink onto the Rich Razzleberry DSP strip
  • Sprinkle the image with Silver Embossing Powder
  • Shake off the excess and heat set with your heat tool

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the embossed panel to the card front
  • Adhere the Be Dazzling piece to the top of the card front
  • Attach the sentiment just below the Be Dazzling panel with liquid glue ( the sentiment should be to the right of the card. Cut off the extra form the edges with your snips)
  • Arrange your branches and leaves to the left hand side of the card and attach with liquid glue

Finishing Details:

  • Make a double Linen Thread bow and attach to the leaf cluster with a glue dot
  • Adhere 3 Rhinestones to the card front
  • Stamp the maple leaf from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set to the inside of the card and on the envelope and you are done.

 

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

 

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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