Stampin Up Rooted in Nature bundle

This is one of the best stamp set bundles in the entire catalog, in my opinion. The Rooted in Nature bundle is absolutely beautiful and can be used to create cards for any occasion at all. Its also perfect for creating cards for the special men in your life.

We created this monochromatic card at my team meeting earlier this month. Soft suede is the perfect color for this greeting card, because it lends itself to the colors of nature.

The card is the basic 5 1/2 x 4 1/4" card. The tree and leave cardstock pieces are 3 x 2 and 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 respectively.


The designer series paper is the new Natures Poem that coordinates perfectly with this suite. You'll notice that I embossed the leaves on this card. I did that with the framelits from the Natures Roots coordinating dies. I used the new Big Shot Embossing mats to create this look.


I had to use the beautiful Leaves Trinkets that are part of this suite because they are shiny and add the perfect accent to this greeting card. I attached the leaf with a glue dot. The Natures Twine looks so rustic rolled up under the 1" circle punch. Both were attached with dimensionals.


This set is a classic and was actually designed to coordinate with the ever popular Lovely As A Tree samp set that has been in the catalog for as long as I've been a demonstrator. Thats over 20 years!

Hope you loved this soft suede monochromatic beauty.

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Layering Alphabet in "Pinks"- Yay!

Pink is my absolute most favorite color, so I wanted to design a card made with the Layering Alphabet dies in various shades of pink.

I decided on a birthday card with the word "yay!" I had a lot of fun designing this card. It not only uses my favorite color, but it also has ribbons and sparkle too!


The colors that I used on this card are lovely lipstick, melon mambo, flirty flamingo and petal pink, inks and cardstock. I also used basic black and whisper white cardstocks.

I love how it turned out!


I cut each color of cardstock to a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 piece and then cut out the letters. I attached it to a basic black card measuring the same. To attach the Iridescent Sequins, I just dotted liquid multi purpose glue in the spots that I wanted to place the sequins. I then placed the sequins on top of the dollop of glue.


The black satin ribbon is tied around the entire card, with a little white bakers twine bow tied on top and attached with a glue dot. I also used the mini black sequin trim to add some extra glimmer to the card.

You'll notice that the word "celebrate" is stamped on a cute little label. I die cut this with one of the dies in the new Stitched Label framelits set. The word, celebrate is from the Thoughtful Banners stamp set.


And there you have it! Another fabulous greeting card, made with the Lined Alphabet stamp set and Layering Alphabet framelit bundle.

Be sure to check out the Layering Alphabet "how to" video, below.

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Serene Garden in Glorious colors...

I pulled out my awesome Stampin Blends alcohol markers today to color one of my new stamp sets, Serene Garden. I've made other cards with this set, but I have always used soft, subtle colors of ink and cardstock. I've never actually "colored" the images in this set... until now.

I decided on pinks, reds, corals and greens for this vibrant card. The Stampin Blends markers that I used were, rich razzleberry, calypso coral, lovely lipstick and old olive.


I used the memento tuxedo black inkpad to stamp the images, before I colored them. This ink is a must when using alcohol markers. The cardstock is shimmery white, basic black, pear pizazz and grapefruit grove.


I tried to capture the amazing-ness of these colors with my camera. The colors are so stunning and vibrant.


I've attached a piece of lovely lipstick ribbon across the card and folded two 1" pieces of the ribbon in half a slipped them under the greeting with a dimensional.


I used the Stitched Shapes circle framelit for the pizzaz pear circle and the 1" circle punch for the greeting, which is from the new Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set.


A few rhinestone jewels were added for a touch of sparkle. This is an absolutely beautiful stamp set, which also have a coordinating framelit set (thats how I cut out the butterfly). It also includes an embossing framelit as well!

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Here's to our Dads and Grads! Its that time of year again...

So, as you know, I've been stamping with the Layering Alphabet a lot, lately. I have to admit, I'm totally and completely ADDICTED to it! Once I get it out, I keep thinking of more ideas and simply can't put it down.

I did a demonstration with this set at my last team meeting. The girls were fascinated with this alphabet set. Of course, there is nothing out there quite like it, thats for sure.

I thought it was the perfect set to celebrate dads and grads this month. I love how I can customize any card with the colors and words that I want.


For this card, I used the colors, balmy blue, pacific point and blueberry bushel. I cut the 3 pieces into 3 1/2" squares and then cut the letters out of the squares. The greeting is from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set and a strip of designer paper from the new In Color paper pack.


I also used the negative cut out pieces from those same 3 1/2" squares to make this card.


I added some black Faceted Dots and 1/2" strips of Garden Impressions designer paper to frame the word "dad".


I made this "grad" card with my kids highschool colors, which are also my daughters college colors- she went to the University of Pittsburgh.


Once again, I incorporated the In Color designer paper to spell out "grad". Blueberry Bushel and Pineapple Punch are the new In Colors used on this card. The greeting, "congrats"  is from the Thoughtful Banners stamp set.


Again, I used the leftover pieces to form a second card. Two for one! These are what the cards originally looked like. The one below is the leftover pieces (negatives)


But, I decided to gussy them up a little. For the first card, I stamped the outline of the letters, over top of the cut outs, in blueberry bushel ink. I added balloons that I punched out with the Balloon Bouquet punch.



Here's the second one.. the negative pieces and gussied up as well.



I drew the strings for the balloons with the blueberry bushel Stampin Write marker and the greeting is also from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set.


Well, I'm all prepared to celebrate our dads and grads this weekend. How about you?

I've got more Layering Alphabet cards to share, so stop back soon!

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Here's a video from Stampin' Up, showing how to use the Lined Alphabet and Layering Alphabet dies.

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