Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Birthday card idea using Artistically Inked Stamp Set and Dies and Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper


  • Stampin' Up! Artistic Dies and Delightful Florals Designer Series Paper
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One of my all-time favorite set of dies is the Artistic Dies.  Today I'm pairing the Artistic Dies and Artistically Inked Stamp Set with the Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper to create this gorgeous Birthday card.  My card today uses a color theme of Gold Foil, Basic White, Bubble Bath and Berry Burst.  I used the Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper, which is a new Online Exclusive item introduced earlier this month.  I used a Bubble Bath Cardstock basecard, and then layered two different prints from the Delightful Floral designer Series Paper between mattes of Gold Foil.  The water colored Berry Burst print is the back side of the large floral print I used on the card--both from from Delightful Florals Designer Series Paper.  Then I used the open floral die from the Artistic Dies to create an overlay of a Gold Foil so the beautiful colors from the Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper showed through the open gold die cut.  I found a die from the Charismas Classics Dies that I used to create a Basic White sentiment label for the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set.  I stamped the sentiment in Berry Burst Ink, and added a gold accessory to the edge of the label to complete my card.   The Translucent Florals Stamp Set and Dies and the Delightful Florals Designer Series Paper can be found on the Stampin' Up! Website under Online Exclusives.  These are not in the catalogs.

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Greeting carrd combining Artistic Dies Gold Foil floral and Delightful Florals Prints from Stampin' Up!

The basecard for this card is Bubble Bath  Cardstock.  Then I used a Berry Burst watercolor print from the Delightful Florals 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper Matted with a layer of Gold Sheet.  I used a floral print from the Delightful Floral 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper  as the focal point, and also matted it with Gold Foil Sheets 

Card idea using the Stampin' Up! Artistic Dies and Delightful Florals Designer Series Paper

Next, I created a Gold Foil Sheet floral die cut using the Artistic Dies.  I backed it with Adhesive sheet before I die cut it as I tend to get glue all over delicate Gold Foil die cuts.  This way, I simply peel off the backing on my die cut and stick it on my card.         
Birthday greeting card using Stampin' Up1 Delightful Florals Designer Series Paper

To finish my cards, I die cut a piece of Basic White cardstock using a die from the Christmas Classics Die set, and stamped a Happy Birthday sentiment from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set using Berry Burst ink.   I added a strip of Gold Foil accent to the back side of the sentiment label before mounting it on Dimensionals and adding it to my card.  Then I added a gold accessory to the edge of the sentiment label.  

Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Online Exclusives

The Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper is a recent addition to the Online Exclusives on the Stampin' Up! website.  You'll love the beautiful papers in this Designer Series Paper Pack. 

Delightful Floral Designer Series Paper, Item 162356 | $12.50 USD

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Recipe for today's card
  • Stamps:  Artistically Inked (Sentiment)
  • Ink:  Berry Burst
  • Paper:  Bubble Bath, Gold Foil Sheets, Basic White,  two prints from the Delightful Floral 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper (a Stampin' Up! Online Exclusive)  
  • Accessories: Artistic Dies, Christmas Classics Dies,  Stampin' Up! Cut & Emboss Machine Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Seal, Dimensionals, Glue Dots

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Celebrate World Card Making FREE Virtual Event 7 October 2023

It's time to celebrate one of our favorite days of the year--World Card Making Day, 07 October 2023, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM (MT).  

Invite your friends, and fellow crafting enthusiast to craft along with with you and  Stampin' Up! as we express our creativity and make fabulous cards. All from the comfort of your own home. 

In just under three hours, we'll create three unique cards together. 

Everyone is invite and welcome.  And the event and registration are FREE. Register on the Stampin' Up! website.    

Who:  Anyone!
When:  7 October from 2:00 - 5:00 pm (MT)
Where:  Online
Price of event:  Free
Registration dates: Now - 7 October 2023
Registration is encouraged as the event link will be emailed to you a few days before 7 October.  

You do not need to be a demonstrator to watch the event on your own or with your crafting friends.

When you register (above) for the event, you'll find the Card Making Supply List and Measurements download on the registration page under Event Resources, so you can prepare by cutting your cardstock for each project before the event.  You can purchase the resources needed or substitute your own similar sets and products.

These are the Stamps and Dies we'll use for this event:

  • Circle Saying Bundle, Item 161355
  • Earthen Textures Bundle, Item 161514
  • Heartfelt Hexagon Bundle, Item 162889

Complete Card Making Supply List and Cutting Dimensions for 7 October are available on the registration page.  Having these supplies on hand will make it easier for your to craft along.  However, you're welcome to substitute any of these items as you like in order to make them your own.

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Home For The Holidays October 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Create sparkling cards filled with warmth and light using the Home for the Holidays Paper Pumpkin Kit.  Christmas village-themed kit.  Each kit comes with eight cards, four each of two designs, with festive coordinating envelopes.  The shimmery details and traditional Christmas colors are sure to help you create cards that bring cheer and joy to any recipient

This kit also features special glitter flue!  What a great way to add some extra twinly details to your cards.  The best part?  Your October Paper Pumpkin Kit will arrive in a beautiful box that coordinates with the theme and design of the cards in this kit.  What a great way to bring inspiration to your crafting experience!  

Don't wait.  Subscribes to this month's kit by 10 October 2023.

Home For the Holidays October 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit

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.

This kit includes:  

  • All the supplies you'll need to create 8 sparkly and dazzling Christmas cards--4 each of 2 designs-- and eight coordinating envelopes (Finished size:  4-1/2" X 5-1/2")
  • a coordinating photopolymer stamp set with endearing holiday sentiments and festive designs
  • a Real Red Stampin' Spot
  • A bottle of Glitter Glue
  • Beautiful Christmasy-themed precut pieces
  • Final card size:  4-1/4" X 5-1/2"
Coordinating Stampin' Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel, Cherry cobbler, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, daffodil Delight, Lemon Lolly, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pecan Pie, Real Red

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.  

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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Need card ideas?  Download a sampling of the recipes for making cards from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog so you aren't guessing on the Paper, Ink and Tools used to create these fun ideas.  Download Recipes from the 2023-2024 Annual Catalog.  

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