Nature’s Prints Bundle featuring Distressed Gold Paper

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In an earlier post I introduced the Nature’s Prints Stamp Set with coordinating Natural Prints Dies. As I was sharing the dies I made a comment about the beautiful wreath die and how I would be making use of it in very short order. So today’s card does just that using one of the new specialty papers – Distressed Gold – which is absolutely stunning.

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Introducing Hues of Happiness Suite

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I do love to use flowers on my cards, when a new catalog is released I found myself drawn to those stamp sets and decorative papers that feature them. Today I am sharing one of the suites from the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog using some of the samples that the talented designers at Stampin’ UP! created to showcase the each of the beautiful elements

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Floating Book Fold Card ~ featuring Sun Prints Collection

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I love a fun-fold card – the ladies who come to my classes love to create something just a little out of the ordinary and today’s card with video is just that.

I used the goodies from the newly released Sun Prints Collection, which has a stamp set with coordinating dies, the Fern 3D embossing folder and the very pretty Sun Prints decorative paper, scroll down for more info on the supplies, which are available separately or as a whole collection – you choose!. I have also thrown in one of the new in-colors ~ Tahitian Tide which pairs very well with Night of Navy.

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Paper Hug – Inspirational Card Idea

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What a great sentiment for a card – it can be used for just about any occasion, especially one of those times when you feel like sending a card to someone you know needs cheering up, letting them know you are thinking about them.

This card is a bit of a punch fest – using 3 to create the embellishments in what is a very simple card.

BTW – with a new catalog comes a new offer to become part of the Stampin’ UP! family – check it out here!

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Punch Art Honey Bee – Vintage Card Idea

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You have probably picked up over the years that I love punches! They are quick and easy to use – I used the Lady Bird Builder Punch to create the sweet little honey bee on today’s card.

While I am very fond of shabby chic/vintage style cards I don’t make them very often as I run out of ideas, however the ink sponging technique with a little water coloring is a great way to start. Read on to see the card and video on creating the honey bee.

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