It’s been a while, so I wanted to make sure I started the New Year off right by getting more of my creations posted for you all!
One big change you will notice: I will always now be posting the measurements of all cardstock & pieces used on my cards! I know it’s super frustrating for me when I go to case a really cool card I found, only to not be able to recreate it just so because my proportions or measurements are off.
So – if you like my work, and you want to recreate it, I will make it easy & fun to do so! All I ask is that you link to the original post or tag me from Facebook, Twitter or Instagram 🙂
Without further ado – here is a really cute, and easy card to whip up. This card is great for a make & take event or if you need a card on the go.
Supplies used to make this card:
Coffee Cafe Stamp & Die Bundle
Coffee Cafe Designer Series Paper Pack (Selected Pattern Paper: 3.25″ x 4″)
Blushing Bride cardstock & ink (Base: 4.25″ x 11″, scored at 5.5″)
Sahara Sand cardstock & ink (First layer: 4″ x 5.25″)
Early Espresso ink
Whisper White – for stamping coffee cups, lids & mini tag & for inside panel in card
Natural bakers twine
As always, your comments are welcome and appreciated!
Thanks for stopping by – hope to see you again soon ❤
It’s that time again! Each year Stampin Up has a great promotion where you can earn FREE product for every $60 you spend. And the selection you can choose from is AWESOME, from photopolymer stamps, to foiled vellum to Project Life, the choices are gorgeous!
For this project I chose to use the ‘two-step’ photopolymer set “What I Love” that I earned for free with a $60 purchase.
A ‘two-step’ stamp is one that has multiple stamp images that layer together to make a single image. I love that Stampin Up creates the tabs you see in the video that really help with placement to make sure that you get a proper stamped imaged every time!
Here is my video tutorial on how to make the project – I hope you like it!
To follow along, here are the measurements for the card stock & supplies you will need to create this project at home:
so saffron 4.25 x 11, scored at 5.5 to make an A2 card base
second layer – 4 x 5.25
top layer 3.75 x 5
Crumb cake sentiment strip 0.75 x 3.5
Vellum strip 0.5 x 3.25
gold embossing powder
gold 1/8″ ribbon
tombow mono-multi glue
foam dot dimensionals
Stampin Up Sale A Bration Photopolymer Two Step Stamping What I Love Video Tutorial by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up
Are you new to watercoloring for card makers? Watercoloring with Stampin Up inks & a waterbrush is much easier than it seems! I love the illustrative style of the balloons on this Honeycomb Happiness stamp set that is one of the FREE stamp sets for Sale A Bration 2016.
Stamping the balloon images in Stayzon black ink, I added Soft Sky ink to the sky for a background, then colored the balloons with Blushing Bride and adding a touch of Smoky Slate to the bows.
The absolutely-to-die-for new Blushing Bride glimmer paper tiny dot accents and heart I punched out with the owl punch – I love how versatile the Owl Builder punch is! The super nifty little honeycomb embellishment is new to the Stampin Up in the Occasions 2016 catalog. They come in 3 different colors: Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron and the white as pictured below.
Stampin Up always comes out with such great releases and I can’t wait for you all to see the new Sale-A-Bration mini catalog, and of course, the Occasions Spring Mini catalog.
It’s been a busy few weeks for me – I have had three very successful workshops that featured a card made with the Home For Christmas designer series paper from Stampin Up. I LOVED the vintage retro look of the pattered paper and I knew I had to use the paper in a workshop! The fun sentiment was stamped with the Cozy Christmas stamp set, once in Real Red, then again in Mossy Meadow. I cut the ‘season’ word out of the first stamped image then adhered it to the mossy meadow image using some dimensionals after I punched the mossy meadow image out using the 2.5″ circle punch and finally attached that to the doily using my tombow.
I created tags based on a pin I found, and two cards: this is my favorite card that we made. I was so happy with how it turned out that I will be using these for my Christmas card list this year too 😛
Home For Christmas Card featuring Stampin Up DSP created by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up
That’s all for now stampers – if you love the materials I used to make this card & live in Canada I can have any of it shipped direct to your door. Just email me to place an order!
It’s that magical time again, when Stampin Up offers free shipping, anywhere in Canada with NO restrictions and NO minimums!! That means you can buy glue and have it shipped to your door for FREE, or you can finally order all those goodies on your wish list and save yourself some cash! That’s an instant 10% savings right there!
FREE SHIPPING Canada wide on all STAMPIN UP products April 6 – 10, 2015
Once I got started coloring with my new markers I had to try every color I had! This card is made I made with the Blended Bloom image I colored using the Blendabilities markers in the Calypso Coral. I have said it before, but I love how these markers come in sets of 3, taking the guess work out of finding the right colors to make a proper gradient blend. One of hte other really cool benefits of these alcohol markers is that you can color on jsut about anything and the color does not come off! For this project, I used regular clear rhinestones and colored them with the lightest pumpkin pie blendability marker giving them that nice gold tint.
The top background is stamped in Gold metallic ink using the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set – this is one of my go to stamp sets because it is so flexible and makes great backgrounds.
Stampin Up Blended Bloom Calypso Coral Blendabilities by Stamp Right Up
Of all the alcohol markers that Stampin Up has, Cherry Cobbler is my favorite color. It is such a rich yet vibrant color, almost regal like velvet 😉
I am hosting an Introduction to Alcohol Marker Coloring class this week, and here is the card the group will be making in the workshop. Each class participant will get a FREE pack of the Cherry Cobbler marker trio as part of their class fee too!
Here is the card:
Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities Blended Bloom by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up Canadian Stampin Up Demonstrator
Hiya Stampers! This new Stampin Up Occasions catalog is seriously amazing. Every single stamp set I ordered I have been able to make so many great projects with.
Here is one of my most recent project 7 accompanying video tutorial: a large Celebrate balloons card. It’s long and tall, but fits perfectly into a standard business size #10 envelope and can be sent in the mail for a regular postage stamp (no additional cost)!
Stampin Up Celebrate Today XL Balloon card with video tutorial by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up