Stampin’ UP! Splendid Day Card #4

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As a Stampin’ UP! demo I get my hands on new products about4 – 6 weeks ahead of their public release, I also get to attend events, virtual and in person, where Stampin’ UP! shares ideas and designs. So it was in June when I was able to get my hands on the Splendid Day Suite of products and was able to make several samples which I have shared in the last few weeks. (link below if you missed them)

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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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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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Forever Fern Friend Card Idea

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I have used the Forever Fern Stamp Set such a lot – I love those leaves and there are some lovely greetings to go along with them. Today I have paired it with the Bloom Where You’re Planted Decorative Paper, which itself has lots of leafy designs that work well with the stamps.

The ‘to a friend that makes me smile’ greeting is just so lovely – it can work for a birthday, thinking of you, get well or just because card – it just covers a host of different occasions.

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Sweet Symmetry Pretty Get Well Card Idea

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I spend a lot of time looking thru the Stampin’ UP! Annual Catalog, and I look – I really do look and then suddenly something catches my eye I had not seen before……. ????? One of those ‘somethings’ is the Picture This Dies, tucked away on page 164 – thee are two dies in the set, one will cut circles and another that cuts rectangles to create interesting effects for your cards. Each of the circles and rectangles has a ‘stitched’ edge which gives it a beautiful finish.

Once the circles are cut it is really easy to attach a piece of decorative paper to the back and here is the result………….

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