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You Don't Really Need the Shaded Summer Stamp Set

Did you know You Don't Really Need the Shaded Summer Stamp Set to create gorgeous cards with the Summer Shadows dies?  The  Summer Shadow dies coordinate with the Shaded Summer Stamp set in the Stampin'Up! big annual catalog. The Summer Shadow dies are FREE in the Sale-a-bration celebration through the end of this month!  

The dies are designed to cut out the images in the Shaded Summer stamp set & I would highly advise getting these dies if you have that stamp set. If you don't have the stamp set I would highly advise getting it before it retires....however, right now if you only have the free dies you can still create gorgeous cards...check this out...

Shaded summer pinkIsn't that lovely...granted the verse is a super cool script and is in the Shaded Summer stamp set--so I would definitely want to own it...but you could use another greeting in your arsenal.

Here's a closer look at these blooms

Shaded summer pink cuThe are a two layer flower & easy to overlay the contrast color---same with the leaves--it makes creating a breeze.

Did you notice that the designer paper is from the Beautifully Penned DSP--it too is free during Sale-a-bration with a $50 purchase.

Remember you can get this die set free with a $100 purchase during Sale-a-bration!

I'll give you the step by step directions below followed by the Supply List so you can order your supplies to create this card.

The new July-December mini  is live--you can order from it now. If you don't have a current demonstrator and would like to receive a copy--email me at [email protected]

To go shopping click the Shop Now button & you'll be in my store. If you use this month's Host Code (YQZM72BG) on your online order you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product (I choose) for each $50 in product that you order (excluding shipping & tax).


1. Cut Thick Basic White cardstock 8 1/2 X 5 1/2, score long side at 4 1/4 (card base).

2. Cut Basic Black cardstock 4 3/4 X 3 1/2; adhere to card front with liquid glue.

3. Cut designer paper (Beautifully Penned) 4 5/8 X 3 3/8; adhere to black layer with liquid glue.

4. Die cut 3 of each of the following

    *large flower base from Polished Pink cardstock
    *large flower overlay from Basic Black
    *triple leave from Soft Succulent cardstock
    *triple leave overlay from Evening Evergreen

    *Adhere these layers together with liquid glue

    *Adhere large Rich Razzleberry sequins to flower centers (Artistry Blooms sequins)

5. Adhere flowers to card front with dimensionals; insert leaves and adhere with glue.

6. Cut Basic White cardstock 7/8 X 1 1/2; cut black 1 X 1 3/4

    *Stamp verse (Shaded Summer) in black ink
    *Adhere white to black layer & adhere to card front with liquid glue.

Your card is ready for sending!

Supplies: Click on any image below --you'll be in my store--order your supplies now!