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Flowering Desert Note Card Duo

Learn how to create these handmade cactus cards using the Flowering Desert Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! #maryfish #stampinpretty

Today I am sharing a duo of note cards with more uses for the Flowering Desert Photopolymer Stamp Set. Yesterday I shared a video with tips for using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies as well as the Flowering Desert Stamp Set.  Both will be available in the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog (starts Jan. 3).   You can view my video here.

Sneak Peek Alert

  • Flowering Desert Photopolymer Stamp Set #148700 $16.00 (Occasions 2019)
  • Heart Epoxy Droplets #148583 $6.50  (Occasions 2019)
  • Bitty Blooms Punch Pack #148532 $23.00 (Occasions 2019)
  • Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies #148527 $35.00 (Occasions 2019)
  • Here’s my Occasions & Sale-A-Bration sneak peek video reveal for a closer look at these and other new products. 

STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP PDF TUTORIAL:

Start with a Whisper White Note Card as your card base.

Use a Stampin’ Sponge to apply Pumpkin Pie ink in a circular motion to a 3 x 4 1/2 piece of Whisper White card stock. 

Learn how to create these handmade cactus cards using the Flowering Desert Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! #maryfish #stampinprettyUse the Stamparatus to stamp the cactus in Fresh Fig Classic Ink.   

Wrap a piece of 3/16 Braided Linen Trim around the bottom portion of the card stock, securing it with a bow. 

Build a Whisper White and Mango Melody flower from card stock using the punches from the Bitty Blooms Punch Pack. Adhere together with a Mini Glue Dot.  Adhere to the card with a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional.

Learn how to create these handmade cactus cards using the Flowering Desert Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! #maryfish #stampinpretty

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment in Fresh Fig Ink onto Whisper White card stock.  Trim to 5/8 x 3 1/4.  Flag the end with the Tailored Tag Punch.  Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

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Learn how to create these handmade cactus cards using the Flowering Desert Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! #maryfish #stampinpretty

Start with a Whisper White Note Card as your card base.

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the cactus in VersaMark Ink onto a 3 x 4 1/2 piece of Whisper White card stock.  Cover with Call Me Clover Stampin’ Emboss Powder, flick to remove excess and set with a Heat Tool. 

Stampin' UP! Flowering Desert Stamp Set
Stampin’ UP! Flowering Desert Stamp Set

Use a Stampin’ Sponge to apply Mango Melody ink in a circular motion over the top of the cactus.  TIP: Be sure to wipe the excess ink off the embossed area so that it doesn’t transfer. 

Learn how to create these handmade cactus cards using the Flowering Desert Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! #maryfish #stampinpretty

Crop a piece of Poppy Parade card stock using the heart die (Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies) and the Big Shot. 

It looks like candy!  Adhere a Heart Epoxy Droplet to the center of the cropped heart.  Add color with a Dark Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends Marker.  Adhere to the card with a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional. 

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the “Hi There” sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

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The Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack was refreshed with oodles of additional products.  You’ll discover versatile die sets, punches, embellishments, pretty paper, ribbon, ink and more with BIG discounts.  Discounted products sell quickly and are ONLY AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.  

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8 thoughts on “Flowering Desert Note Card Duo”

  1. Hi, Mary! I’ve ordered from you several times and you seem to be the most knowledgeable person ( when talking StampinUp), I don’t know about other things!??. My question is this, I didn’t realize how important the papers were when using the stamp sets. I am wondering if there is any way I can get ahold of some Santa’s Workshop paper. I’m probBly too late but I’m already thinking next Christmas! I’m still pretty new to cardmaking so I’m still learning how and what to order. Thx for your help. Bonnie

  2. The Flowering Desert was the first item on my pre-order. LOVE this set. And how you created the background sunset/glow is FABULOUS. Thanks the inspiration……Playing some more with this set this weekend.

  3. So glad to see SU have a good cactus set for all of the stampers out west! I immediately thought of you when I saw this set so am glad you got it out to play already. Great cards, Mary!!

  4. I just love this cactus set and can’t wait to start playing with it! Your cards have given me lots of inspiration! And I live in Nebraska but wish I lived in Arizona about this time of year!

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