Simple Saturday: Home To Roost Friend Card

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

I thought Blueberry Bushel would be the perfect “country” blue for this dapper rooster from the Home to Roost stamp set.  It set the stage for. all the coordinating Stampin’ Up! Blueberry Bushel goodies!  Home to Roost can be earned FREE with a $50 product order (total before shipping and tax) during Sale-A-Bration (Jan. 3 – March 31).  Learn more about Sale-A-Bration here.  

149736 Home to Roost

Home to Roost Sale-A-Bration Cling Stamp #149736


Start with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Crumb Cake card base. 

Use the Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, and Largest Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (one of My Favorite Things in the Occasions Catalog) to crop a piece of Blueberry Bushel In-Color 6×6 Designer Series Paper.  Adhere with Snail Adhesive. 

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyUse a Big Shot and the 3rd & 4th largest Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (part of a “nest” of eight)  to crop two pieces of Whisper White card stock. Watch my video on tips for using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies here

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the rooster image in Blueberry Bushel Ink onto the smaller of the two Whisper White Stitched Rectangle pieces.  Wrap the lower end with Linen Thread, securing with a bow.  Layer and adhere the two rectangles with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment in Blueberry Bushel Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. Crop with the smallest elongated Rectangle Stitched Framelits Die.  Adhere with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Add two Blueberry Best Route Enamel Dots to each side of the sentiment. 

Crop a 1 5/8 x 6 piece of the  Blueberry Bushel polka dot pattern with the envelope liner die (Beautiful Layers Thinlits Dies) and adhere to the outside flap of a Whisper White Medium Envelope.

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  1. Mariette Desrosiers

    Both cards are very beautiful by their simplicity, I like this stylized way to present the prints Home to roost

  2. Marilyn Girdwood

    I live in Canada and have started receiving your daily emails. I just LOVE them. I am 78 years old and really appreciate the measurements for all the cards!! They are a god-send!! Best of luck and take care. Marilyn

  3. Donata Pfisterer

    Nice & inspirational! My family is in the “egg business” and my sister sister-in-law both love roosters. A pack of rooster “just a note cards” will make great birthday presents.

  4. Blueberry Bushel is a fantastic color. The rooster reminds me of a french blue and I LOVE that he is so proud. You have helped me to see this set in an entirely different light. TFS.

  5. That country blue rooster is just perfect! Love the result.

  6. I have chickens – so I love, love, LOVE this card!!!! I need to order what it takes to make it!!!!!

  7. I love this card and plan to CASE it soon. Thanks for your creativity!

  8. Just a note…love this Blueberry with the rooster! Such a sweet, beautifully layered card! ♥


    Mary I really love this card. I think it is a great stepped up card and can also be stamped to make a Simple stamping card. Thanks for the Share!

  10. Oh pretty, simply beautiful , I love it ♥️
    Tfs hugs Frenchie ♥️

  11. Carol Carriveau

    I so lo your card, Mary! I just got my Rooster set yesterday and will be playing with it today, probably CASEing your design. TFS it!

  12. Love this card. So simple but elegant

  13. Great card my friend. You gave this stamp a fresh fun look with the Blueberry Bushel ink.

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