PPA 132 Stampin’ Up! Love & Laughter

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Welcome to this week’s Pals Paper Arts Challenge (PPA132).  Are you ready to try your creative hand at the latest PPA Design Team color challenge?  Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery and Chocolate Chip anchor the feminine and flirty color scheme for this wedding card.  See what the rest of the PPA design team created HERE.


  • I’m a softie for a pretty font.  The clever use of text and font in Stampin’ Up! Love & Laughter rubber stamps (images at the end of this post) command attention!
  • Stampin up demonstrator wedding bridal card love laughter catalog punchTo get the flagged end of the “congratulations” sentiment even, I used a Stampin’ Up! square punch (in this case, the 1″ Square Punch).  Watch my video tutorial for more tips on Creating a Flagged End.
  • Wide Pretty in Pink striped ribbon is a rich finish . . . reminds me of a wrapped present.  Since many wedding cards are given in person, there won’t need to be any special considerations for postage or bulk due to the yummy ribbon.
  • A touch of pearls makes any ensemble more elegant.  Stampin’ Up! Jewels Basic Pearls are a quick and easy accent for the dress and flowers (lower right)

Stampin up demonstrator wedding bridal card love laughter catalog punch love laughter

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Stamp Set:  Love & Laughter (Wood-Mount 125475, Clear-Mount 125477)
Paper:  Very Vanilla (101650), Certainly Celery (105125), Pretty in Pink (100459), Chocolate Chip (102128)
Ink:  Chocolate Chip (100908)
Cool Tools:  Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch (119275), 1″ Square Punch (for flagged end, 124094), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309)
The Perfect Touch:  Jewels Basic Pearls (119247), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Pretty in Pink 1 1/4″ Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (119755)

Love & laughter rubber stamps stampin up


  1. Just lovely Mary! Very very pretty!

  2. c’est une tr?s, tr?s jolie carte ! j’aime beaucoup ces couleurs ! bravo !

  3. Flirty is the perfect word for this! Love those corner stamped flowers!

  4. This is beautiful Mary. Love how you did the flowers in the corner.

  5. Mary this is gorgeous and love your wide ribbon! hugs.

  6. This is beautiful, I love it, so pretty.

  7. kathycnorthcarolina

    Love this color combo…and what you’ve done with it is amazing. I love your little corner treatment…so sweet!

  8. So pretty…and SO YOU Mary! Thanks for sharing with us.

  9. Wow, wow wow! I love it so feminine!

  10. Another classy card Mary! Every detail is beautiful!

  11. Love it. Gonna have to get that set

  12. thanks, everyone 🙂 the little flowers in the corner are one of the stamps in the stampin’ up! love & laughter stamp set. i simply added the jewels basic pearls (stick on). hugs, m

  13. I love it!

  14. I enjoy your simple, elegant style in cards. Lovely!

  15. Love love love this card!

  16. Linda Stewart

    beautiful card as usual, your ideas are simply amazing!!!

  17. Love your choice of colors too, Mary!

  18. Beautiful wedding card!

  19. Another GORGEOUS card! I love these three colors together! 🙂

  20. Just got this set and now I have a wonderful example of what to do with it! Thanks for all of your wonderful inspiring cards. You have no idea how much I love your posts.

  21. So soft and elegant!

  22. A beautiful card, Mary! These colors work perfectly for a wedding!

  23. Such a classy card, Mary. I love ALL your details! Gorgeous!

  24. Susan Mac Donald

    another excellent combo, but I’m not surprised; it seems you’re the combo queen, as you can get any color/image/ink into any combo & it looks lovely; Happy Easter, Mary, to you & your family!

  25. so clean and simple, yet so romantic! so pretty, Mary:-)

  26. So pretty, Mary! Love this delightful color combination – any bride would be happy to receive this.

  27. Mary, This is a beautiful card. I love your inspiration. Thank you for always being so wiling to share your talent with all of us. I look at your site every day to get inspiration. Have a blessed easter. Thank You,

  28. Love the non trad wedding colours. So sweet….so beautiful.

  29. I have this set. Absolutely love this card. Beautiful, but simple. Have a wedding Friday that I will be making it for.

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