Hand Stamped Cards

Stampin'Up! Leaf Trim Turns Gold- the Midas Touch Trick!

Stampin'Up! Trim Turns Gold - the Midas Touch Trick! It's a fun and easy trick that will turn that really cute Leaf Trim into a shiny gold amazing trim...here's a close up of what it can look like after you perform the Midas Touch Trick! Gold leaf trim

Fun, right? Below is a card that I trimmed with the golden Leaf Trim...it's really cute in just green but adding that Midas Touch just takes the card to the next level of awesome, right? Gold leaf trim card

It's really easy with the silicone craft pad, Versamark ink, a sponge Dauber, Gold embossing powder and your Heat tool. I"ll give you the step by step directions for the Midas Touch Trick. Following that will be the list of supplies for the the trick and for creating the card too. I'll also provide the measurements for creating the card.

Order your supplies today and remember to use this month's Host code (6AXPWQXE) and you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Now for the Midas Touch Trick:

1. Place a strip of Leaf Trim on your silicone craft mat (I used glue dots to hold it down -- you can just roll off the glue dots when you are finished).

2. With a sponge dauber dab Versamark ink on the leaves and stem---you don't need to cover the entire leaf---leaving some green showing really sets off the gold. Sprinkle liberally with Gold embossing powder. Remove strip from mat and heat with Heat Tool until shiny gold.

The trim is now ready to apply to your project! Isn't it quick and easy! Doesn't that just set off those leaves?

Here are the measurements for the card:

5 1/2 X 8 1/2 Crumb Cake cardstock score long side at 4 1/4 (card base)
3 1/2 X 5 1/2 Share What You Love Designer Paper (leaf design)
3 1/8 X 3 1/8 Mint Macaron cardstock
2 7/8 X 2 7/8 Whisper White cardstock
Coloring; Aqua painter with Crumb Cake reinker, Crushed Curry reinker, Old Olive reinker
Stamp set: Animal Outing (this set is retiring from the big catalog June 3)

Here's the supply list for the leaf work and for the card.  Click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store--order your suppliesnow.


Mother's Day Card with Apron of Love

Mother's Day is quickly approaching so today we're creating a Mother's Day Card with Apron of Love -  Stampin'Up! This little stamp set is one that we only have for another few weeks--yes, it is retiring at the end of May. This little cutie can be used for anyone (not just Mom) by omitting the "Mom' stamp and leaving it blank or adding a different phrase....that makes this one of those cards that can be used for multiple occasions! 4-24-19 Apron of Love

You see a strip of lovely Designer Series Paper in the background--this is from Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper which is also on the retiring list!

I'll give you the simple directions for this card followed by the supply list--click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below and you 'll be in my store....order your supplies while supplies last.

Note: We're losing a ton of our old favs at the end of May--you can still get these beautiful stamp sets guaranteed until May 24th..after that it will be as long as supplies last.  If you want the entire list of retiring stamps---you can download them here for the Big Catalog Download AC 18-19 Retiring List_US or here Download AC 18-19 Retiring List_US (1)

If you want the retiring list for the Occasions mini you can down load it here Download OCC 19 Retiring List_US or here Download AC 18-19 Retiring List_US (1)

Remember:

*All items on the retiring list are available as long a supplies last (stamp sets only are available through 5/24)!

*If you place your order online and use this month's host code (SUV4YE3F) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $10 in product that you purchase (excludes shipping & tax).

Directions:

1. Cut Daffodil Delight cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long  side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Daffodil Delight cardstock at 4 1/8 X 5 3/8, dry emboss with the Quilt Top embossing folder; adhere to card front with liquid glue.

3. Cut Designer paper (Tea Room DSP) 2 X 5 3/8; adhere to card front with liquid glue

4. Cut apron (Apron Builder dies) from Calypso Coral sheet (Tea Room DSP; cut strings and neck band from scraps of Calypso Coral cardstock (item #122925); adhere these to back of apron with liquid glue.

5. Cut scalloped pocket from  scrap of Whisper White cardstock (#100730); stamp Mom in Stazon; adhere to apron with liquid glue. Adhere apron to card front with dimensionals.

6. Punch small flowers from scraps of Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral cardstock using Itty Bitty blooms punch; adhere small pearls to centers and adhere to pocket top with glue dots. 

Your card is complete---now complete someone's day by sending this card with your warm wishes.

Supply List: Click on one of the product images below and order your supplies now;


Simple Easter Card with Fable Friends

Today we're going to create a lovely Simple Easter Card with Stampin'Up! Fable Friends. This little cutie is great for everyone--who doesn't love a cute bunny? 4-9-19 Fable Friends Easter card

We're building on the base we created last Tuesday with the triple oval layer is quick and easy alternating the colors. Again, the stamping in the background gives the illusion of designer paper with just simple ink and cardstock. The small splashes of color are the Gala adhesive-backed sequins--no extra adhesive required!

I'll give you the card directions followed by a supply list---click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images and you'll be in my store--order what you need now.

Remember if you place an order online and use this month's host code (SUV4YE3F) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase (shipping & tax excluded).

Directions:

1. Cut Highland Heather cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Highland Heather 4 1/8 X 5 3/8, stamp vine (Hold on to Hope stamp set (#145780) in Gorgeous Grape ink in a circle; adhere to card base with liquid glue.

3. Cut 3 ovals (largest plain and smallest scalloped ovals) from Whisper White cardstock); cut middle scalloped oval from Gorgeous Grape cardstock. Use liquid glue to glue the ovals together and then onto the card front center.

4. Stamp the bunny (Fable Friends stamp set) in Memento ink on white oval; using Light Petal Pink, Light Highlad Heather Blends and Wink of Stella, color the bunny; add adhesive backed sequins to background around bunny.

5. Stamp Happy Easter (You're Inspiring stamp set) in Memento ink on Gorgeous Grape cardstock; punch with Classic Label punch. Use dimensionals to adhere over bunny.

6. Punch bitty flower (Bitty Bloom Punch Pack) from a scrap of Grape cardstock; use glue dot to adhere to bunny's hand; adhere small rhinestone to flower center.

Your card is completed and ready for sending! Make someone's Easter a Happy one when they receive your beautiful thoughtful card.

 

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Simple Easter Card with Stampin'Up Crosses of Hope

Today we're going to create a lovely Simple Easter Card with Stampin'Up! Crosses of Hope. I realized that Easter is only two weeks away and I need to get my Easter cards created and mailed out very soon so I needed one that looks lovely but doesn't require a lot of work...so what do you think? 4-9-19 Hold on to Hope EAster card

The triple oval layer is quick and easy alternating the colors add a tremendous amount of interest with very little effort. I used the simplistic cross because of the speed of the die cutting and little in the way of intricate cuts. The stamping in the background gives the illusion of designer paper with just simple ink and cardstock.

I'll give you the card directions followed by a supply list---click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images and you'll be in my store--order what you need now.

Remember if you place an order online and use this month's host code (SUV4YE3F) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase (shipping & tax excluded).

Directions:

1. Cut Gorgeous Grape cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Goreous Grape 4 1/8 X 5 3/8, stamp vine (Hold on to Hope stamp set) in Gorgeous Grape ink in a circle; adhere to card base with liquid glue.

3. Cut 3 ovals (largest plain and smallest scalloped ovals) from Whisper White cardstock); cut middle scalloped oval from Gorgeous Grape cardstock. Use liquid glue to glue the ovals together and then onto the card front center.

4. Die cut plain cross (Crosses of Hope dies) from Highland Heather cardstock; use dimensionals to adhere to center of white oval.

5. Stamp Happy Easter (You're Inspiring stamp set) in Gorgeous Grape ink on Whisper White cardstock; punch with Classic Label punch. Use dimensionals to adhere over cross.

6. Punch bitty flower (Bitty Bloom Punch Pack) from a scrap of White cardstock; use glue dot to adhere to cross center; adhere small rhinestone to flower center.

Your card is completed and ready for sending! Make someone's Easter a Happy one when they receive your beautiful thoughtful card.

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Lovely Lattice with just a little coloring

Today we're creating again wiht Lovely Lattice with just a little coloringLast week we explored the beautiful FREE stamp set with two options of NO coloring. But some of us do like to color---at least just a little. Today's card uses a very quick a pretty technique using sponge daubers and ink pads. 3-26-19 Lovely Lattice Dauber

This techniques give color in a very soft and subtle way....it's not just black and white any longer...you have color that only takes just about 2-3 minutes to complete. It's pretty, it's fast, and it's easy. 

As we mentioned last week, this Lovely Lattice stamp set is FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale-a-bration.  Sale-a-bration end 3/31 at midnight! You have only  a few days to cash in and get this set for FREE! After 3/31 you will not be able to purchase this set (or get it free)!

I'll give you the quick directions followed by the Supply list. Order your supplies now to re-create this beauty--click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store.

Remember:

*During Sale-a-bration (end 3/31) for every $50 in product that you purchase you can select a Free item from the SAB brochures  Download 03.01.19_FLYER_SAB_3ND_US and Download 20190215_SAB19-2_en-US

*If you order online and use this month's host code (MN3BV2BR) you will receive from me $5 in SU product for each $50 in product that you order (excludes shipping & tax).

Directions:

(Original directions for creating this card can be found here https://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2019/03/no-coloring-gorgeous-lovely-lattice-card.html)

*Holding dauber (or insert finger in opening) swipe sponge across surface of ink pad---(Melan mambo for flowers and Garden Green for leaves). 

    *For flowers begin the swipe at the petal edge and swipe to flower center---the helps define the flower a bit.

    *For the leaves--these are fairly small--just daub lightly over the leaf area--add more for a deeper hue.

Your card is ready for mailing--send it to someone now to brighten their day!

 

Supply List---click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store--order your supplies now:


No Coloring Gorgeous Lovely Lattice Card 2!

Today is part 2 of No Coloring Gorgeous Lovely Lattice Card 2If you enjoyed Tuesday's card...this one will knock your socks off (assuming you wear socks--if not, then you might lose a shoe! 3-22-19 Loveley lattice vanilla

What do you think--do you like this one better than Tuesday's? Let me know.

Here's a close up to see the gold embossing a bit better 3-22-19 vanilla close up

This one takes about 5 minutes longer because we're using gold embossing powder...but the wait is worth it, and again, there is absolutely no coloring. However, if you do love coloring...then you can get very expressive with aqua painters, blender pens, Stampin'Blends, or Stampin'Write markers.

I'll give you the directions followed by the Supply list...hit the Shop now button or click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store---order your supplies right now and get your Lovely Lattice stamp set for free!

Remember:
*When you purchase $50 in product you can select a free item from Stampin'Up! (this is a reward)
*If you order ONLINE and use this month's host code (MN3BV2BR) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product you purchase.

Directions:

1. Cut Thick Very Vanilla cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Basic Black cardstock 3 7/8 X 5 1/8; adhere to card front with liquid glue

3. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 3 3/4 X 5. Use your embossing buddy all over this piece. Stamp Lovely Lattice & Happy Day (Itty Bitty Birthdays stamps) in Versamark (see placement in photo), sprinkle liberally with gold embossing powder and heat with Heat Tool until shiny gold.

4. Adhere 3 rhinestones to the major flower image centers. Adhere this layer to card front with liquid glue.

Your card is ready for sending! Don't leave it in a box---write it up and mail it out!
(Remember Tuesday I told you if you don't know anyone to send it to--email me and you can join the Birthday Registry---it is awesome--I'll tell you about it--just email me)

Supply List: Click on any on the product images below and you'll be in my store--order what you need right now and get your Lovely Lattice stamp set for free!


No Coloring Gorgeous Lovely Lattice Card

Today we're creating a No Coloring Gorgeous Lovely Lattice Card! The Lovely Lattice stamp set is a freebie during Sale-a-bration (until 3/31) when you purchase $50 in Stampin'Up! products. It is simply a beautiful design with many possibilities with creativity. Today though we are focusing on a simple no-coloring card that you can whip up in less that 10 minutes--start to finish! (I did it in 5 minutes so I doubled the time for you in case you haven't had your coffee yet)! Just Sayin! 3-19-19 Lovely Lattice black & white

Well, what do you think---totally striking right? And if you like this one, tune in Friday to see another stunning rendition.

I'll give you the directions followed by the Supply list...hit the Shop now button or click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store---order your supplies right now and get your Lovely Lattice stamp set for free!

Remember:
*When you purchase $50 in product you can select a free item from Stampin'Up! (this is a reward)
*If you order ONLINE and use this month's host code (MN3BV2BR) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product you purchase.

Directions:

1. Cut Thick Whisper White cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Basic Black cardstock 3 7/8 X 5 1/8; adhere to card front with liquid glue

3. Cut Whisper White cardstock 3 3/4 X 5. Stamp Lovely Lattice & Happy Day (Itty Bitty Birthdays stamps) in Jet Black Stazon ink (see placement in photo).

4. Adhere 3 rhinestones to the major flower image centers. Adhere this layer to card front with liquid glue.

Your card is ready for sending! Don't leave it in a box---write it up right now and mail it to someone to brighten their day
(If you don't know anyone to send it to--email me and you can join the Birthday Registry---it is awesome--I'll tell you about it)

Supply List: Click on any on the product images below and you'll be in my store--order what you need right now and get your Lovely Lattice stamp set for free!


Cute New Stampin'Up! Story Label Punch

Today we're using that Cute New Stampin'Up! Story Label Punch! This punch is beautiful and one of the new coordination items being offered only during March (there's no indication that it will be carried over at this time). It's one of many new products that coordinate with the FREE Sale-a-bration rewards products. All the new products are in this brochure Download 03.01.19_FLYER_Q1_OOP_US

Here's a  quick card that features this lovely design--it quickly creates the focal point and...see the green layer behind the white punch out? I just punched a piece of Garden Green cardstock with the story label punch, cut it horizontally and glued it to the back of the white punched piece so that just a bit of green peeks out the top and bottom giving that layered look. Story label punch card

Take a look at that verse too--this is also one of the new coordinating products (More Than Words) that is available only during March--you'll want to get this while it's available.

The designer paper used in this card is the Four Seasons Designer Series Paper that was available mid-February with the coordinating stamp set...now it is available all by itself--you don't have to get the bundle to enjoy this new designer paper.

The simple card directions are given below followed by a list of supplies to create this card...hit the Shop Now button or click on one of the product images and you'll be in my store. Order your supplies now.

Remember:
*For each  $50 in product that you order you can select a free product from the 3 offerings of Sale-a-bration items. You can download the brochures here Download 20190215_SAB19-2_en-US and Download 03.01.19_FLYER_SAB_3ND_US.
*If you place an online order and use the current month host code (MN3BV2BR) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Card Directions:

1. Cut Thick Whisper White cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Poppy Parade 4 X 5 1/4, adhere to card front with liquid glue.

3. Cut Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper (I used the mushroom design) 3 7/8 X 3; adhere to lower card front with liquid glue; cut Garden Green cardstock 3/8 X 3 7/8, adhere over top of designer paper.

4. Stamp verse (More Than Words stamp set) on Whisper White cardstock in Garden Green classic ink; punch with Story Label punch. Punch Garden Green also with the Story Label punch, cut lengthwise (horizontally) and adhere to back of white piece with glue---leaving just a bit of green showing at the top and bottom of the white label (see card photo); adhere this to card front with dimensionals (item # 104430).

Your card is ready for sending!

Supply list: Click on a product image and you'll be in my store--order your supplies now:


Painted Seasons Bundle - Take 2!

We're creating another awesome card with Painted Seasons Bundle - Take 2! 2-22-19 Painted Seasons - flower

See how deepening the shade of the background designer paper (the geometric Shaded Spruce) gives a totally different look to the lighter geometric that we used on Tuesday. Remember that I used the new framelets to cut out the flower and leaves--they will be available to your for purchase on March 1st for a month. (the brochure is downloadable here Download 03.01.19_FLYER_Q1_OOP_US

I'll give you the directions for this card and following that the supply list to create this card. Order your supplies by clicking on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below.

Remember:

*Sale-a-bration is on until March 31st--for each $50 (or $100) you purchase in products you can select a Sale-a-bration freebie.
*If you place an order online and use this month's host code (6ESMM4AR) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Card Directions:

1.Cut Shaded Spruce cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score long side at51/2 (card base)

    Cut Whisper White cardstock 4 X 5 1/4; adhere to card front with liquid glue
    Cut designer paper (Painted Seasons) 3 7/8 X 5 1/8; adhere to above layer with liquid glue
    Cut Whisper White cardstock 2 7/8 X 4 1/8; adhere to above layer with liquid glue
    Cut designer paper (Painted Seasons) 2 3/4 X 4; adhere to above layer with liquid glue

2.Cut Whisper White cardstock 1 X 2 7/8:
    Stamp "miss you" (All Adorned - Sale-a-bration freebie #149728) in Stazon Jet Black ink
    Adhere to cardfront with liquid glue

3. Stamp flower (Painted Seasons) in Poppy Parade ink on Shimmery White cardstock; color with Wink of Stella
    Cut out by hand or use the framelits (available March 1st)
    Adhere to white band with dimensionals
    Color flower center with Early Espresso Stampin'Write marker

4. Stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green on Shimmery White cardstock
    Cut out by hand or use the framelits (available March 1st)
    Adhere under the flower with glue.

Your card is ready for sending! Enjoy!

Supply list: Order your supplies now by clicking on one of the images below.


Painted Seasons Bundle Plus a Bonus

Today we're creating with the new Sale-a-bration freebie, Painted Seasons Bundle Plus a Bonus.
We have 3 new Sale-a-bration freebies (effective now)--you can download the complete brochure here Download 20190215_SAB19-2_en-US.

The Painted Seasons Bundle is awesome with the new stamp set and the gorgeous Designer Series Paper to coordinate (this is a $100 reward). There is a bonus product coming for sale March 1st (and it will only be available during March as far as we know)---it's a set of framelits that coordinate with the Painted Seasons bundle.

Today's card features the succulent and the coordinating designer paper (and I did use the new framelits to cut them out---not to worry you can get them March 1st) 2-19-19 Painted Seasons - succulent

I love the way we can mix and match the paper and stamps to get some really fun quick and easy creations.

I'll give you the directions for this card and following that the supply list to create this card. Order your supplies by clicking on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below.

Remember:

*Sale-a-bration is on until March 31st--for each $50 (or $100) you purchase in products you can select a Sale-a-bration freebie.
*If you place an order online and use this month's host code (6ESMM4AR) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Card Directions:

1.Cut Bermuda Bay cardstock 5 1/2 X 8 1/2, score long side at 4 1/4 (card base)

    Cut Whisper White cardstock 4 X 5 1/4; adhere to card front with liquid glue
    Cut designer paper (Painted Seasons) 3 7/8 X 5 1/8; adhere to above layer with liquid glue
    Cut Coastal Cabana cardstock 2 7/8 X 4 1/8; adhere to above layer with liquid glue
    Cut designer paper (Painted Seasons) 2 3/4 X 4; adhere to above layer with liquid glue

2.Cut Whisper White cardstock 1 X 2 7/8:
    Stamp "lots of love" (All Adorned - Sale-a-bration freebie #149728) in Stazon Jet Black ink
    Adhere to cardfront with liquid glue

3. Stamp succulent flower (Painted Seasons) in Bermuda Bay ink on Shimmery white cardstock; color with Wink of Stella
    Cut out by hand or use the framelits (available March 1st)
    Adhere to white band with dimensionals
    Add large rhinestone to flower center

4. Stamp 2 small leaves in Granny Apple Green on Shimmery white cardstock
    Cut out by hand or use the framelits (available March 1st)
    Adhere under the flower with glue.

Your card is ready for sending! Enjoy!

Supply list: Order your supplies now by clicking on one of the images below.