Make A Birthday Card with Stampin' Up! Very Versailles Stamp Set

Birthday-card-made-wiith-stampin-up-very-versailles-stamp-setToday's cardmaking project features a birthday card made with another favorite that carried over into the new Stampin' Up! Catalog, Very Versailles.

The images in this set have so much versatility and don't you love the "Have A Beautiful Day" as a birthday greeting?  Here's another card made with Very Versailles that I think you'll enjoy.

Here's the step-by-step how-to followed by the supplies used for this birthday card with Stampin' Up! Very Versailles.

Measurements:
Card Base: Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 11” x 4-1/4”. Score and fold at 5-1/2”
Cardstock #2: Basic White Cardstock 5-1/4” x 4”
Designer Paper: In Good Taste Designer Paper 5” x 3-3/4”
Cardstock #3: Basic White Cardstock 3-1/4” x 3-1/4”
Designer Paper: In Good Taste Designer Paper 3” x 3”

Instructions:
-Glue Basic White Cardstock to Pear Pizzazz Card Base.
-Glue the In Good Taste Designer Paper to card front.
-Using the smallest piece of designer paper, stamp the leaf image to the left and bottom using Pear Pizzazz Ink. -Stamp the script image to fill in the background around the leaves using Early Espresso Ink. Glue to the smallest -Basic White Cardstock layer. Punch a hole in both corners at the top with the handheld punch. Set aside.
-Stamp the medallion image on a scrap piece of Seaside Spray Cardstock using Early Espresso Ink. Cut the shape with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. Glue to the center of the stamped layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
-Stamp the sentiment on a scrap piece of Basic White Cardstock. Cut with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. Glue to the center of the medallion layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
-Tie Linen thread at the top of the stamped layer through the holes to create a hanging sign. It’s easiest if you tie the left side into a bow and tie the right side into a knot. Add the two ribbons by tying into knots on the right through the Linen Thread. Trim the ends into angles.
-Glue sign layer to card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
-Add a Gold Glitter Enamel Dot to hang the sign by the Linen Thread by adding two layers of Mini Glue Dots under the enamel dot so it is elevated.

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Birthday-card-stampin-up-very-versaillesThank you for tuning in today!  I hope you have been inspired to create this lovely birthday card made with the Stampin' Up! Very Versailles Stamp Set.


Make A Birthday Card with the Stampin' Up! Elegantly Said Stamp Set

Birthday-card-with the-stampin-up-elegantly-said-bundleThe ornate look of the Elegantly Said stamp set and coordinating punch makes for a beautiful birthday card.  Combine that with the heat embossing technique and you have an absolute wow card!

Here are the details so that you can create your own!

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Instructions:

Now it's your turn!  Make this birthday card with the Elegantly Said Bundle (English) [155753] with the beautiful stamp set and coordinating punch for your next greeting for a birthday celebration!

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You will see a cardmaking project made with some of the new In Colors from the NEW Annual Catalog!

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Clean and Simple Cardmaking Idea

Handmade-inspirational-cardToday's project is a clean and simple cardmaking idea that uses stamps, inks, and paper with a little ribbon embellishment.

The stamp set featured is one on the Stampin' Up! Last Chance Products list. His Love Cling Stamp Set (English) [152660] is one of my favorites to use for inspirational cards and for making those for our card ministry for our faith community. This card could be sent to anyone and the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper [152494] has many patterns that are just right for these types of cards.  Be sure to check out this project for one of my favorites made with His Love Cling Stamp Set (English) [152660].

Here's a quick video for this clean and simple cardmaking idea.

Lisa's Inklings:
Card base is cut 4-1/4 x 5-1/2.
Back layer of colored card stock is cut 4-1;8 x 5-3/8; the piece behind the sentiment is cut 2 x 4.
Patterned paper is cut 4 x 5-1/4.
Basic White for the sentiment is cut 1-7/8 x 3-7/8; for the inside 4 x 5-1/4.

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Now that you've read this post, shop now to get the beautiful His Love Cling Stamp Set (English) [152660] while it's still available and until next time, let your light shine! Mt 5:16


Customer Spotlight: Debbie Hebert

Customer-spotlightWelcome to our Customer Spotlight with Debbie Hebert!  Debbie is a long-time customer, dear friend, and is also a member of my Stampin' Up! Stars Team.

Our Customer Spotlight highlights one of my Stampin' Up! customers that share some information about themselves by answering a short survey.  Here's Debbie!

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  1. How long have you been paper crafting?  
    13 years... since July 2008

  2. What is your favorite stamp set?
    Dream Catcher by Stampin Up!

  3. What is your favorite color or color combination?
    Purples (Gorgeous Grape, for sure!)

  4. What is your favorite type of paper crafting project or technique?
     Cards of all kinds (And, she makes a LOT of cards!)

  5. What is your best tip for your fellow paper crafters?
    Make time for yourself to craft.

Here's a beautiful wedding card that Debbie created using Forever Blossoms.

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Debbie is a member of my local stamp club in Texas.  When I am in Missouri, she hosts the club in her home where she has a lovely setup for stamping and crafting.

Thank you, Debbie! 

If you'd like to be featured in a future Customer Spotlight post, e-mail me!

 


Fun Fold Thank You Card

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Our project for this Friday is a fun fold thank you card that is a remake of this card with a different color scheme and different products.   This card features the fabulous Beautiful World Bundle (English) [154091] and coordinating World Of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper [152491] and Brass Foil Sheets [153057].

This cardmaker (me!) has a soft spot for products and supplies that feature maps, globes, compasses, and the like.  You can bet, this will be one of my go-to sets for graduations, bon voyage, masculine, and many other types of cards.  What about scrapbooking your travels or journeys with this theme? 

Here's the inside of the card with those thin strips of Mossy Meadow that add just the right touch.

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Here are the details so you can assemble this fun fold thank you card, too!

Lisa's Inklings:

If you'd love to make a fun fold thank you card like this one, please click on the images below to shop and your supplies will be shipped directly to you.  There is no added cost to shop through these links and I truly appreciate your support of my business.

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Now that you have the how-to for this fun fold thank you card and have seen the video, it's your turn to let your light shine... make this card then send it.


Card Making Video - Make A Fun Fold Card with Dragonfly Garden

Stampin-up-fun-fold-dragonfly-garden-bundleToday's project and video tutorial is the how-to for making a fun fold card using the Dragonfly Garden Bundle (English) [156224] from Stampin' Up!

This has been a very popular stamp set and the coordinating paper is wonderful but at the time of this writing, is in very low inventory status.  So, if you love it, check now (Dandy Garden 6" X 6" Designer Series Paper [154297]) to see if it's still available!

This particular card design was my "mystery stamping event" for our April Stars Team virtual gathering.  Since our team is scattered across the country, we love gathering virtually on Zoom to stamp together.  You are getting to see the finished project first but the Stars had no idea what the finished card would look like.  All that was presented to them prior to the "gathering" was the recipe with cutting and scoring directions. Everyone used their own supplies. Two shared photos of their projects. Take a look at Kristen's and Carol's cards!

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Now that you've seen these samples, you must be anxious to make your own!  Here is the video!

Lisa's Inklings:
1.Bumblebee 8-1/2X11 Cardstock [153077]: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2, 2-3/4 x 6 (scored at 5-1/4)
2.Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock [159276]: 4 x 5-1/4 , scrap for die cut
3.Dandy Garden 6" X 6" Designer Series Paper [154297]: 2-1/2 x 6 (scored at 5-1/4) and punched dragonfly.

Here's the inside of the card.  The message can be written behind the card front strip so as not to be visible when the card is opened.

Fun-fold-card-dragonfly-gardenWhat most of us like about fun fold cards like this one with Dragonfly Garden is the added interest and uniqueness.  It's a great alternative to a regular book-fold or tent-fold card.

Here are all of the supplies used on today's project.

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Thanks for tuning in for today's fun fold card video with Dragonfly Garden and until next time, send a card and let your light shine! Mt 5:16

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2021 Graduate Gift Card Holder

Graduates-gift-card-holderLet's make a gift card holder for a 2021 Graduate! This one features the soon-to-be-gone Beautiful World Bundle (English) [154091] from Stampin' Up!

Yes, that's right.  This Beautiful World Bundle (English) [154091] is on the Last Chance List from Stampin' Up! 

The World Of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper [152491] is on the list and one of my favorites. (It's on sale...$9.00!)

The Brass Foil Sheets [153057] that coordinate perfectly are also on the way out and bargained price at $4!  Run...don't walk...and grab these while still available...while supply lasts! 

This 2021 graduate gift card holder was created on Craft & Chat Live with Lisa on Facebook (April 14, 2021.)  The somewhat edited recorded version is below with lots of chatter from me as I interact with my viewers.  Here's hoping you find it fun while seeing the process of putting the card together!

Lisa's Inklings:

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These products are wonderful for creating cards for anyone.  Here's another card created with this bundle with a heartfelt sentiment.

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Facebook Live- Craft and Chat with Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations

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Craft & Chat Live with Lisa on Facebook will take place on Wednesday (today) at 10:00 AM Central Time (11:00 AM Eastern, 9:00 AM MT, 8:00 AM PT). I will be going LIVE on my Ink and Inspirations Facebook business page.

You will see a cardmaking project made with some of my favorite products that are retiring. Want to take a guess what those might be?

You may CLICK HERE to go there at 10:00 AM Central.  When you check-in at that time and do not see the LIVE video in progress, please refresh your page.

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Handmade Thank You Gift Tags

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Let's start off Monday with a handmade "Thank You Gift Tag"!  These tags were made to attach to little gifts to those who placed a qualifying order with me or through my Stampin' Up! Online Store in March 2021. 

Featured here are two of my favorites from the Stampin' Up! Last Chance list... the So Sentimental Cling Stamp Set (English) [151691] and Forever Greenery DSP.  This stamp set was designed specifically to "fit" the Stitched So Sweetly Dies [151690] which are not retiring (thank goodness!) and will be carried over into the new Stampin' Up! Catalog.

Here are the dies with the set (So Sentimental Bundle (English) [153828]) so you can see how well these coordinate...

To create the cut flagged end of the thank you gift tag, the Banner Triple Punch [138292] was used.  This item is retiring soon and is currently offered at a great discount!  You can easily make banner pieces in three widths: 1", 1-1/2", and 2".

If you'd like to see two more projects made with this stamp set, be sure to take a look at this card and this gift bag!

Here's a stack of these gifts with the handmade thank you gift tags!

Gift-tags-thank-youThese tags can easily be removed and used as a tag on a card front.  How about that...two gifts in one!

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Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you've been inspired by this handmade thank you gift tag and will create some to use on gifts or cards!


Fun Fold Card Video - A Two In One Card

Fun-fold-2-in-1-card-dragonfly-gardenOn Wednesdays Facebook Live, we made this super fun fold card that was actually two cards in one!

The Dragonfly Garden is featured here and the Dandy Garden allows for lots of color combinations.  Here's another card example with this designer paper.

You'll really want to watch the video to see the process assembly of this card so let's take a look!

Lisa's Inklings:

You see now why I called this a Two in One Card, right?

Fun-fold-2-in-1-cardHere's the inside of the outer, square card (above).

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And, here's the inside of the larger card. This fun fold, two-in-one card, is really a simple design but definitely has a wow factor.

Here is the supply list for making this card:

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Now that you've seen this video, be sure to go to Facebook and follow my page so you can see the next LIVE show! Give this fun fold, two in one card a try, and impress your friends!


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Easy Gilded Leafing Technique Video for Handmade Cards

Easy-gilded-leafing-techniqueLet's kick off Tuesday with an easy technique video for handmade cards using Gilded Leafing from Stampin' Up!

The Gilded Leafing is a jar of beautiful golden flakes, lighter than a feather, that works magic on your paper crafting creations.  You've seen a demonstration and sample of this gilded leafing on another project but I have to admit that I LOVE this method and the secret to the "easy" is using our Adhesive Sheets.

Here's the video so you can see how the easy gilded leafing technique is done!

Lisa's Inklings:

Easy-gilded-leafing-technique-birthday-cardHere are the supplies used to create this card. (Isn't it so pretty?)

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Here's the same card with a different sentiment from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set.

Gilded-leafing-technique-videoNow that you've seen the video, grab some Gilded Leafing and Adhesive Sheets [152334] and create your own magically gilded card!  Thank you for stopping by today for the easy gilded leafing technique video for handmade cards.


For Whom Would You Make This Birthday Card?

Hey-birthday-chick-birthday-card-spring-chickenLooking at today's project feature, I would be willing to bet that you had a close friend in mind that you would love to make and send this card for her birthday!

Wouldn't it bring a smile to her face?  I know that I have several friends and family members who would love to be called a "spring chicken". 

This adorable bundle is great for making some really fun cards.  Honestly, as a cardmaker, I rarely lean toward this type of "cutesy" stamp set but this one stole my heart and my guess is that you will love it, too!

Here is the step by step how-to:

  1. Cut the Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock [159276] card base at 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” score at 4 1/4”.
  2. Cut the back layer of 2020–2022 In Color 6" X 6"  Designer Series Paper [153070] at 4 1/4” x 5 1/2” glue to the base front.
  3. Cut your second piece of 2020–2022 In Color 6" X 6" Designer Series Paper [153070] at 3 1/4”x 5 1/2” glue to the center of the designer paper on the card front.
  4. Cut another piece of Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock [159276] at 3” x 5 1/2”.
  5. Next comes the stamping.  Use Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708] for the images and the sentiments.
  6. Stamp your happy birthday sentiment at the top and the "spring chicken" sentiment toward the bottom as shown.
  7.  Stamp the chicken between the sentiments and color.
  8. Stamp an extra ballon, die-cut, color, and pop up with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals [144108] over the other balloon.
  9. Color your chicken.
  10. Now glue the Basic White stamped piece to the center of the card.
  11. Stamp the little chick that is hatching, color, and die-cut, and pop up on the corner of the "spring chicken" sentiment.

Here's another birthday card idea with this darling bundle!

Here is a look at all of the products used for this birthday card that you can make:

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Thanks for checking in today! Now that you've read this post,  you can make this birthday card for those "spring chickens" in your friends and family circle.