Red White and Blue Eastern Beauty ~ video tutorial

Back in early May, Stampin’ Up! did an early release on one of the new bundles from the 2017 – 2018 Annual catalog.  The Eastern Beauty Bundle included the stamp set, coordinating thinlet dies, card and ink pads in three of the new in-colors.  Needless to say I, like many other demonstrators fell on this set – it is beautiful and so very versatile and the rich tones of the new colors were a perfect foil for the stamps.  I have some I will be sharing in the coming days.

I was planning to make some cards for July 4th and the stamp set was sitting on my workbench so I picked it up with some Real Red and Night of Navy ink and this was the result!

Card base:  8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Real Red Card ~ scored @ 4 1/4

Layer 1: 5 1/4 x 4 Night of Navy Card

Layer 2: 5 x 4 Whisper White Card ~ the long side is punched with the Ticket Tear Border punch which brings the final measurement down to 3 3/4 and will layer perfectly onto the Night of Navy layer.

Ink Colors: Night of Navy, Real Red and Versamark (for heat embossing the silver stars)

I used a couple of extra stamp sets Thoughtful Banners for the ‘celebrate’ and ‘Tabs for Everything’ for the stars, but you could use any other small stamps that you might have in your stash!

…. and check out that ribbon ~ crinkled seam binding ~ it is so easy to work with and looks so luscious.

I hope you like today’s project – please let me know in a comment ~ by using that little link just under the title.

Treat yourself to Bonus Days : for every $50 you spend from July 1st thru July 31st (before shipping and tax) you will get a $5 BONUS DAYS coupon that you can use August 1 – 31st.  There is no limit on how many coupons you can earn, so you can shop all month. Here is the link to my on-line store ~ open 24/7

Oh and don’t forget to use the hostess code (above on the right) to get an extra  thank you from me!

If you want to create this card all the supplies are available 24/7 in my on-line – just click a picture and it will take you right there, just order what you need.

Give me a shout if you need any more information or want to book a class or a party!

My Project 4-001If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a catalog, please feel free to contact me, and if you’re thinking of joining Stampin’ Up! and my team I’d most definitely like to hear from you

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