Goodbye Blueberry Bushel Using Healing Hugs

Goodbye Blueberry Bushel Using Healing Hugs

Oh, how I have loved blueberry bushel as one of the in-color the last two years. This card is to absolutely pay homage to the color and let it go.

Healing Hugs Cling-Mount Stamp Set #148223

I am so happy this stamp set it rolling over to the new catalog! Woohoo. I love the deep impressions of this stamp.

Send healing vibes with this 9 piece beautiful photorealistic flower stamp set.


* Have deeply etched images so you get a superior stamped impression each time.
* Are precut so you don’t have to trim.
* Are repositionable; temporarily mount them on clear blocks for stamping, then remove them for storage.
* Save space—you need only one set of blocks for all your cling-mount stamps (blocks sold separately).
* Come packaged in cases with images on the spine for easy storage and quick reference.

I am also using BRAND NEW product in this Old World Paper Embossing Folder.

My Card Layout

I started with a blueberry bushel card base, cut in the hamburger fold, measuring 5.5″ x 8.5″ and scored down the middle at 4.25″.

I took an addition piece of blueberry bushel measuring 4″ x 5.25″ and embossed it with the Old World Paper Embossing folder and then die cut out a large square framelit using my personal die cutting machine.

I attached it flat to the card base front. I took my wink of stella and my night of navy stampin’ blends and flicked both onto the front, to create some highlighted glitter and flecks.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped two flowers in Blueberry bushel ink and fussy cut them out. I attached them onto my card, once I crumpled them to make them 3d looking.

I finished the card with a congratulations sentiment from Here’s A Card and some basic rhinestones.

For the inside, I attached a piece of Whisper White cardstock, flicked it with my wink of stella and stampin’ blend (just like the front) and left it blank for writing.

Although I will miss blueberry bushel, I am digging the new Misty Moonlight and plan to play around with it very soon.

Have a great weekend!

xoxo,

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

Easel Fold Dinoroar Friendship Card

Easel Fold Dinoroar Friendship Card

I wanted to showcase some of the dinoroar designer series paper before it retired on June 2nd and I had this idea for an easel card. It also doubles as a card for a buddy of ours and I can’t wait to give it to him.

Dinoroar Designer Series Paper #149589

Retiring on June 2nd and only available while supplies last. hurry though, it’s on sale half price and that is an awesome deal.

Dinoroar Designer Series Paper features bright colors and dinos that add a playful touch to projects for kids and babies.

* 12 sheets of patterned paper: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
* 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
* Acid free
* Lignin free

Coordinating colors: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Pineapple Punch, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Whisper White

Dino Days Bundle #151139

This bundle will be rolling over to our new catalog but sold individually! Hooray.

The Dino Days Bundle includes the Dino Days Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Dino Dies.

Dino Days Photopolymer Stamp Set
The Dino Days Stamp Set is sure to be a favorite for kids (and the young at heart).
* Quantity: 15 photopolymer stamps
* Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): b, d, e, h

Dino Dies
Create various die-cut dinos in record time using the Dino Dies.
* 12 dies
* Largest die: 2″ x 3-1/8″ (5.1 x 7.9 cm)
* Use with a die-cutting and embossing machine

My Card Layout

My card layout starts with a piece of cardstock measuring 5.5″ x 10″ and scored down the middle at 5″ and then again, in the middle of one panel at 2.5″.

Then I simply decorated the card. I cut my Old Olive at 5.25″ squared and my DSP of choice at 5″ squared. I attached an inside panel at 2.5″ x 4.75″ for me to write a sentiment and I created a fun sentiment where the easel “catches”.

For the outside, I did the same thing and decorated as desired. I also stamped and die cut out my dinosaurs and palm trees and created a little scene. The biggest trick was adhering my dinos so they would stick up when the easel card was opened, being careful to ensure the card would fold flat.

This card is slightly too big for the square envelopes I have on hand so I will create a custom envelope for it. But, the card is so worth it so all is well.

I hope you love my card today! See you again soon.

xoxo,

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

This entry was posted on May 29, 2020. 2 Comments

Retiring Springtime Impression Butterfly Gate Fold Card

Retiring Springtime Impression Butterfly Gate Fold Card

I created these beautiful gate fold cards for a Facebook LIVE in April and honestly when I am writing this post these dies are still available. But here’s the thing, it is only while supplies last or May 31st. I am hoping you can still get them because they are lovely, but I can’t control inventory ~ especially with it changing hourly.

Springtime Impressions Dies #146326 ~ Retiring

Create custom die-cut patterns and shapes like a butterfly, a flower, or an intricate flower cluster in record time using the Springtime Impressions Dies.

Dies help you create unique die cuts with just a quick run through your die-cutting and embossing machine. Detailed dies include ejection holes so you can remove the paper easily.

* 3 dies
* Largest die: 3-3/4″ x 5-1/4″ (9.5 x 13.3 cm)
* Use with a die-cutting and embossing machine

Best Dressed Designer Series Paper #151319 ~ Retiring

Dress things up with stylish images and soft florals from the Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper. This paper is an excellent choice for scrapbooking, card making, and more.

This DSP paper stack is found in our mini catalog and will be available until May 31st or while supplies last.

* 48 sheets of patterned paper: 4 each of 12 double-sided designs
* 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)
* Acid free
* Lignin free

Product colors: Basic Gray, Blackberry Bliss, Daffodil Delight, Lovely Lipstick, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Purple Posy, Whisper White

The Gate Fold Layout

The inside was left blank with a piece of Whisper White measuring 4″ x 5.25″ and I just added a strip of coordinating paper measuring 3/4″ x 4″.

Instead of a belly band I added a cute enclosure. The circle in the bottom right keeps the card closed and then I just added a focal point for my butterfly to land. Follow me on Facebook (@thepapercraftaddict) and check out my live video for a more visual idea of how this card came together.

I hope you love this card. It could easily be recreated with other products and I guess that’s why I needed to blog it.

See you again soon!

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

My Very First Pop-Up Card with Birds and Branches

My Very First Pop-Up Card with Birds and Branches

I have been working for a bit on a way to create a pop-up card without using a die set from an outside company. I am the first to tell you, I am a Stampin’ Up! girl through and through. I do use other products from other companies but not when I am trying to create a card that I can teach at a class or give for a special occasion!

I finally did it and it turned out AWESOME! Let me tell you a little bit about it.

Birds and Branches

Birds and Branches is a new stamp set with coordinating die bundle that will be featured in our new annual catalog, due to be released on June 3rd.

I made a quick little video just showing you the finished product. I have yet to make a video showing you the process. It is coming, but just not today!

Color Scheme

I kept my card soft and feminine.

It was really important that the card fold flat. I actually wanted to mail it days after making it, so laying flat in a regular size envelope was super important.

My Card Layout never changed from what I usually do, which was another important element in creating it. I wanted the card to be cut in the hamburger fold, no special treatment.

Thanks for stopping by today! I’ll see you again soon.

xoxo,

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

Welcome to the New In-Colors 2020-2022

Welcome to the New In-Colors 2020-2022

Every year, Stampin’ Up! retires five colors and introduces five new colors. They are colors that are in times, popular, on trend. I tell you, they hit it out of the ball park with these five colors! I love them all.

(L to R) Magenta Madness, Bumblebee, Misty Moonlight, Just Jade, and Cinnamon Cider.

One of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is that I get to play around with the new colors before the public does. I have had these in house, playing, for almost a full month. They will be available to the public on June 3rd when the NEW annual catalog goes live.

If you are interested in joining my team and becoming a demonstrator with all the perks, visit my blog here. If you would like a copy of the new catalog, and you currently do not have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, click here and I would be more than happy to send you a FREE copy.

Which one is your favorite? I can’t choose. I literally like them all. I am leaning towards Cinnamon Cider and Misty Moonlight. I am a sucker for blues.

Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be seeing you again soon.

xoxo,

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

You Are In My Heart ~ CASED card from Instagram

You Are In My Heart ~ CASED card from Instagram

Inspiration is found everywhere. I think I follow more card makers and feline rescues than I do people on Instagram. It is a great source of inspiration for me.

Unless you were stalking my every creative move, you would never know that this card was CASEd. That’s the beauty of CASEing, no one will ever guess that your project was inspired by another project. It is kind of an unspoken language in paper crafts. We just try and give credit where it is due, and honestly, I can’t because I only have a picture of the card I cased and not who made it.

What is CASEing Anyway?

To CASE something means to copy and share everything! But it also means copy and selectively edit a project.

  1. Copy the color scheme. A lot of times the way a creator makes color pop is a great source of inspiration.
  2. Copy the technique. Sometimes, I find that I love the way someone did something, like using rubber bands or tape to stamp with. (It’s coming in a new blog post soon!)
  3. Copy the layout. This is the most popular was to case someone. A layout is gold, especially when creating!

My Card Layout

I love the layout of this card!

I cut the granny apple green in the hot dog style fold, measuring 4.25″ x 11″ and scored down the middle at 5.5″. On the inside is a piece of Whisper white cardstock, I left blank for writing, measuring 3.75″ x 5″.

I took 3/4″ strips of Night of Navy, Blueberry Bushel, Pacific Coast, Balmy Blue and Pool Party and adhered them to my card, starting on the left. I am really digging these quick and easy, simple cards, using up all my scraps!

I stamped my sentiment from the brand new Field of Flowers stamp set.

I colored two enamel dots with my Night of Navy Stampin’ Blend and I die cut out five Real Red hearts from the brand new Birds and Branches Bundle.

Thanks for stopping by! I’ll see you again soon.

xoxo,

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a FREE catalog, please feel free to contact me, and of course you can shop now online Stampin Up! US directly through me by clicking the ‘shop now’ button!

If shopping online remember to use the current hostess code (located at the top right of my blog) to help support me. If your order is more then $150 please do not use this code as you become the hostess and get the rewards. As always, I love hearing from you either by commenting here on this post or through email at: thepapercraftaddict@gmail.com.

Outdoor Grilling It Explosion Box

Outdoor Grilling It Explosion Box

Are you out grilling this weekend? I know we plan to. We are also working to install a pool so there is lots of fun around our place right now.

I knew when I saw this stamp set in the mini catalog, I had to make a grill out of it. Here is my explosion card and how I made it.

Outdoor Barbecue Cling Stamp Set #151553 ~ Retiring, only available until May 31st. Buy yours TODAY!

The 12 piece, Outdoor Barbecue Stamp Set, features fun phrases and charming barbecue-themed images. The selection of greetings makes it easy to make greeting cards for many occasions.

Cling Stamps from Stampin’ Up!
* Are premium rubber stamps.
* Have deeply etched images for excellent detail.
* Are precut so you don’t have to trim them.
* Cling to clear blocks without slipping.
* Are repositionable—temporarily mount on clear blocks to stamp, then remove to store.
* Save space—one set of blocks (sold separately) works for all your cling and photopolymer stamps.
* Have images on the spine of the case for easy storage and quick reference.

How to Make an Explosion Box

  • Step One: I started with a Basic Gray cardstock measuring 5-1/2″ x 11″.
  • Step Two: I scored at 2-5/8″, 5-1/4″, 7-7/8″, and 10-1/2″ on the long side.
  • Step Three: I turned my paper to the short side and with the tiny 1/2″ score line at the top and scored down the short side at 2-1/4″.
  • Step Four: Create two (2) insert pieces measuring 3-5/8″ x 1-1/8″ and scored at 1/2″ on both sides.

Extras:

  • I also used a few strips of Window Sheets to attach my goodies.
  • I used a bit of Basic Black that I scored at 1/8″ and folded back in forth to make “grates” for my food to “cook” on
  • Two pieces of Whisper White that measured the full length of the back of the card for writing (pro tip: write on it before adhering to the explosion card)
  • Glue Dots and Tear-n-Tape

Watch this video for a visual of how to create this explosion box to make your assembly a little easier.

First, you cut out the skinniest side of your box to create a tab and burnish three of your score lines. Cut up the sides and create your box.

Next, you take your insert pieces and burnish the score lines. Glue only on both skinny sides and attach to the inside of the box to attach your window sheets.

Can you see how the inserts hold the window sheets? Continue decorating your box until you are finished. The key is to make sure all your decorations are within the box when closed. That way it folds and slides into the envelope.

Here is an explosion box I created a couple years ago. I absolutely love these cute little treats. It is a total gift in a card.

side view of explosion box

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you have a great holiday weekend!

xoxo,

This entry was posted on May 24, 2020. 2 Comments