Butterfly Hydrangea Thank you Card ~ Video Tutorial

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I always remember my grandmother having hydrangea bushes in her front garden with huge flower heads, I loved them then and love them still. When I came to live in North Texas I planted some in my front garden, although they grew they never really thrived and I never got the big flower heads I remember as a child.

The Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper gives me all the beautiful hydrangea’s I want and I have used it on today’s card. DSP is one of the first things I look at when a new catalog comes out – and I have to admit that over the years I have been a bit of a hoarder. A few years ago I made a promise to myself that I would use more!

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Healing Hugs ~ Get Well Soon Fun Fold

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An easy fun fold for today with a simple gatefold with a front panel, they look so impressive but so easy to do.

I used the Healing Hugs stamp set to create this ‘get well soon’ card in nice bold Night of Navy and Mango Melody colors. I think by simply changing out the greeting you could use this design for thank you, birthday or simply ‘just because’!

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Soft and Elegant Soft Sea Foam with Very Versailles.

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I think I say this at the beginning of every month…… but can you believe it is March already?  Those of you who know me or have followed my blog know that I work for the largest retail tax preparation service in the USA.  This is my 18th year and as always this time of the year is pretty hectic, so doin’ a lil’ card crafting is an excellent way to de-stress and get my head out of the numbers and into some creativity.

Today’s card is one that I made some while ago, I just love the softness of the Very Versailles Stamp Set paired up with Soft Sea Foam and Sahara Sand with a tiny touch of Silver Foil.

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Butterfly Gala and Mango Melody Thanks

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My favorite card to make is a Thank You one.  I have shared on more than one occasion how important I think saying thank you is and having a handmade card to do that is even better!

Today I have paired up the pretty Butterfly Gala Stamp Set with Mango Melody, a very bright and happy color and kept it very simple with a couple of punched butterflies and Gold Metallic Pearls

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Just a Note Butterfly Gala Card

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It is a while since I used my Butterfly Gala Stamp Set – it has 5 great greetings – the one that really draws me is “A Little Note’

This can be used for practically occasion – A little note.… to say Happy Birthday, A little note…… to say Thank you.  A little note.… to say Get Well Soon, A little note …. to say I’m thinking of you.  you get the idea – who wants some of this type of card in their stash for those times you need a card…. like NOW?

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Introducing……… Purple Posy – 2019 New In-Color

On Tuesday we had 5 new colors introduced to the Stampin’ UP! color family.  All are just beautiful, a range of what I can only call pastel, jewel tones.  Over the next few weeks I shall introduce each one to you and today I am starting with Purple Posy.

I paired it with the ‘just breathe’ greeting from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set – I think it gives a really inspirational card, perfect if you are wanting to encourage or inspire someone! Continue reading