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Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Itty Bitty Greetings, Lilypad Lake | 0 comments

Always & Forever

Always & Forever each moment with you is just like a dream to me….The lake always feels dreamy to me.  It is a place of relaxing and calm. The new Lilypad Lake stamp set shows the beauty of those calm moment.

Lillypad Lake Bundle

Lillypad Lake Bundle

This is one of those Bundles  that just makes stamping fun! It is so beautifully made that creating with it is just a wonderful experience!!

Always & Forever

  • The first thing was to stamp the water.  After stamping in the New Balmy Blue ink. A blender pen was used to add more blue ink to the waves.
  • The sail boats were stamped, colored, and die cut.
  • After die cutting, I added fine tip glue over the sail. This glue dries clear and creates a glossy slight 3-D effect.
  • The sentiment is from the new Itty Bitty Greetings. It was also die cut with one of the banner dies in the Lakeside Framelits Dies.

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The All New Catalog is available and ready for you to shop from.  You can shop online here

The Lilypad Lake Stamp Set is turning into one of my favorite stamp sets from the New Catalog.  I hope you will take some time to check it out!  I’m leaving you today with bell bottoms, hammon organs, and Heatwave

Have a wonderful day and find a little time to be creative today!  I’m working on a little no line coloring for #thedailymarker30day over on Instagram!  I love Instagram, I find so much inspiration from so many paper crafters there! Join in with the #thedailymarker30day it is not two late!  I would love to see what you color!  Have a great Tuesday 😍



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Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Diagonal Stripe Background Stamp, Itty Bitty Greetings, Rooted In Nature, The Creative Way, The Creative Way -May 2018 | 1 comment

Quick and easy birthday card!

A few days ago I mentioned that I struggle making Masculine cards.  I just find them a little daunting.  But, with a great color combination and a clean card design. The task becomes fun!

The Creative Way – A Product Feature, Rooted In Nature for a Masculine Birthday Card!

I love square cards!  They are perfect of sticking in a package or on top!  One of my favorite square sizes is 4×4.  To make this size card base you need to cut your paper down to 4 by 8 .  Then scoring and burnishing at 4 inches on the 8 inch side.

During The Creative Way I have shared lots of different cards using trees and leaves from the Rooted In Nature stamp set!  Today’s card focuses on the tree ring stamp! I have not used this stamp to its fullest potential.  So, I’m giving it a whirl!

Rooted In Nature Stamp Set

Rooted In Nature Stamp Set

The tree ring was paired with the Diagonal Strips (retiring 141914) and the all new Itty Bitty Greetings (Available June 2 , 146664).

The next task was picking out a Masculine color combination!  I started with picking Very Vanilla for my card base.  I choose Very Vanilla because it felt more subdued than Whisper White. The second color was picked for the tree ring.  I went with Soft Suede. (My favorite) but, really just about any brown would work very well.  The third color was picked because, I wanted a dark green. So of course, I had to go with Mossy Meadow

Rooted In Nature stamp set is perfect for masculine cards

  • The background diagonal stripe was stamped in Mossy Meadow on Very Vanilla
  • The tree ring was stamped with Soft Suede. Then using my paper snips (103579) fussy cut.  This tree ring is super easy to fussy cut!
  • The final step was to add happy birthday using the Classic Label Punch (141491)

By keeping the card clean and simple it really helped me achieve a more masculine look!

I’m going to say it one more time….If you do not own the Diagonal Stripe (141914) Background Stamp get it now!!! It will be going away at the end of the month!!! You want this stamp I promise!!!  And with Itty Bitty Greetings you can change up the greeting to fit any occasion!!!   

Each of your comments makes me smile! Please, comment HERE.

The first post in The Creative Way  series shares a lot of my thoughts about the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set and the Nature’s Poem Suite that Rooted In Nature  is apart of! You can find that post here

For day 2! 

For Day 3!

For Day 4

For Day 5

For Day 6


The Share What You Love bundle is jammed packed of stamping wonderfulness for every card maker or paper craftier out there!!! This bundle is only available for a limited time

Share What You Love Bundle

  • Bundles are exclusive to the suite early release and will no longer be available after May 31, 2018. Individual items from the Share What You Love suite will be available when the 2018–2019 annual catalog is released on June 1, 2018.

If you would like to see Cards with this bundle click here and here

Lots of awesome products are retiring from the Occasions and Annual Catalogs .You defiantly don’t want to miss out on these fabulous items!!

Retiring Stampin' Up! Products

Have a Great Monday!  Have some much-needed coffee and go live creatively my friends



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