Monday, May 01, 2023

Redo of Brilliant Butterflies and Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper Card from Stamping' Up!


  • Card redo of Butterflies and Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper
  • Final day to order Last Chance Products
  • New Catalog ordering begins at 3 AM (MT) 2 May 2023
  • Exploring New In Colors with May 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit
Last month, I published another version of this card.  Since then, I've been playing around with different prints from the Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper as well as different color butterflies.  Today, since its the last day to purchase many of the items used on this card, I wanted to show you the "redo" I created from my original card.  I love the Shimmer and Shine products we have in the Stampin' Up! product line  I started with Soft Succulent Shimmer Paper, a carry over from the Stampin' Up! July- December 2022 Mini Catalog, which is currently on sale and retiring today, Item 160428 | $8.00  $10.00, and paired it with Soft Succulent Cardstock, which is one of the retiring In Colors retiring today, Item 155776 | $9.25, Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper, already sold out, Soft Succulent Satin Shimmer Ribbon, on sale on the Clearance Rack, Item 158133 | $3.00 $7.50, and die cut Butterflies using Brilliant Wings Dies, retiring today and on sale, item 155523 | $17.60 $44.00.  I added a little more bling with Gold Sequins from the Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins pack, which will carry over to the new Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog launching tomorrow, 2 May 2023.  I used sentiments from the Go To Greeting Stamp Set, which also carries over to the new catalog, heat embossed in White Embossing Powder on Pretty Peacock or  and fussy cut with a boarder.  You'll enjoy creating cards like this to give someone special in your life.  
Floral greeting card using Stampin' Up! Brilliant Wings Dies

The basecard for today's card is Soft Succulent Fine Shimmer 12" X 12" Paper.  Then a layer of Soft Succulent Cardstock.  Then a layer of one of the prints from the Fancy Flora 6" X " Designer Series Paper Pack.
Thank You card using Stampin' Up! Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper and Brilliant Wings Dies

Next, I used the Stylish Shapes Dies to die cut a circle out of the Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper, and mounted it on Dimensionals.   I die cut two different sizes of butterflies out of either Daffodil Delight or Pretty Peacock Cardstock using the Brilliant Wings Dies and mounted them on the raised circle.  

Greeting cards using Stampin' Up! Fancy Flora Designer Series Paper

To finish my card, I  added a bow of 1/2" Soft Succulent Satin Shimmer Ribbon from a Retired Ribbon pack currently on sale on the Clearance Rack. Then I stamped sentiments in Versamark Ink onto Soft Succulent Cardstock or Pretty Peacock Cardstock using the Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings Stamp Set, covered the sentiments in White Embossing Powder, and set the  White Embossing Powder with my Heat Tool.  Then I fussy cut around the letters leaving about a 1/4" boarder of cardstock.  I mounted them on Dimensionals before adding them to my cards.  To finish, I added several Gold Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins to my card.

Stampin' Up! Dies and Stamps used to create handmade greeting cards
These were my original versions of this card

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  • Stamps:  Go To Greetings
  • Ink:  Versamark
  • Paper: Soft Succulent Fine Shimmer 12" X 12" Paper Pack (Retiring 1 May 2023), Soft Succulent (Retiring 1 May 2023), Pretty Peacock, Daffodil Delight, Fancy Flora 6" X 6" Designer Series Paper
  • Accessories: Brilliant Wings Dies (Retiring 1 May 2023), Gold Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins, Stylish Shapes Dies, 1/2" Soft Succulent Satin Shimmer Ribbon (Available on sale on the Clearance Rack), White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin' Cut and Emboss Machine, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Seal, Dimensionals

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Last Chance Sale Ends Tonight

Last Chance products from the January - April Mini catalog and the Stampin' Up! 2022-2023 Annual catalog ends tonight, 1 May 2023 at 11:59 MT 

While several popular items have already sold out, you can review Last Chance Products on the Stampin' Up! store to check for availability.

Order Bundles today and Save.  Another way to save today, is by ordering bundles that will carry over to the new catalog, but will be sold as individual items in the new catalog.  Bundles enjoy a 10% savings over purchasing these stamp sets and dies or stamp sets and punches as separate items.  Here is a list of bundles you can still buy today, 1 May, that will carry over to the new Stampin' Up Annual catalog, but will no longer be offered as bundles in the new catalog.


You can also download the Last Chance List below -- one for the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog, and one for the 2023-2024 Annual Catalog--and mark your catalogs now so you'll know which products will carry over to the new Stampin' Up! Annual catalog launching tomorrow.  Customers can begin placing orders from the new catalog beginning at 3 AM (MT) on 2 May 2023. 

Here are the Last Chance Product Lists 

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Exploring In Color May 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Explore new 2023-2025 In Colors with this month's Kit. Say hello to mountain landscapes and new In Colors.  This month's kit features nine outdoors-themed cards in our new 2023-2025 In Colors plus exclusive FREE stickers.  

Want more?  Get the cards & envelopes add-on (available 2 May while supplies last, Item #163113) and continue your creative adventure!



What's Paper Pumpkin?  Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy.  These thoughtfully themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage Stampin' Up! customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting.  Paper Pumpkin is a great introduction to an impressive collection of Stampin' Up! products, from one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments.  It's an easy way to stock up on supplies and create small-batch projects you'll find joy in creating and giving. 

Order the Exploring In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit by May 10 to ensure you don't miss it!!

This kit includes:  

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards--3 each of 3 designs-- and 9 coordinating envelopes
  • A 7-piece all-occasions stamp set that celebrates good friends and great adventures!
  • 1 Copper Clay (new In color) classic Stampin' Spot
  • Twine and die-cut accents
  • FREE stickers to put on your projects or anything you want--put them on water bottles, laptops, coolers, and more!
  • Final Card Size:  5-1/2 X 4-1/4"
  • Coordinating Stampin' Up! colors: Boho Blue, Copper clay, Daffodil Delight, Moody Mauve, Mossy Meadow, Pebbled Path, wild Wheat
  • Exploring In Color Cards & Envelopes
  • Available starting 2 May, while supplies last
  • Item number:  163113
  • Price:  $10.00 US
  • This add-on includes
    • 18 cards, 6 each of 3 designs
    • 18 coordinating envelopes
    • Finished card size:  4-1/4" X 5-1/2"

More ideas:  Looking for more ways to use Paper Pumpkin  kits?  Check out the Paper Pumpkin Blog, where talented concept artists come up with a few fun takes on the pieces included in kits and create new masterpieces. Browse the blog

You'll love looking forward to your Paper Pumpkin subscription each month.  Order an extra kit and craft with a family member or a crafty friend.

Order a prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription for 3 mo., 6 mo., or 12 mo.  Or, you can order Paper Pumpkin on a month by month basis. Add the item number below to your regular order. Or visit the Paper Pumpkin site and place your order there. Be sure to order a kit by the 10th of each month to ensure you receive your kit.




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  • Download 2023 January-April Mini Catalog here 
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    Catalog cover of the 3 May 2022 Launch of the 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog

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