WOW! Video with Tips on Using Heartfelt Blooms

Learn how to create a simple sympathy card using Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms - Mary Fish StampinUp Idea

I initially planned to replicate yesterday’s card (original post and details here) for today’s video but enjoyed experimenting with the Heartfelt Blooms stamp set so much I made color and design changes.   

Learn how to create a simple sympathy card using Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms - Mary Fish StampinUp

My favorite change-up is stamping the floral image on the envelope flap for a really pretty presentation!  The supplies used are shared at the end of this post.  Heartfelt Blooms stamp set will be one of the FREE gifts offered during Sale-A-Bration (a FREE gift for every $50 or $100 you spend, before shipping and tax).  

Please note that the Sale-A-Bration promotion and the Occasions Catalog begin Jan. 3.

Click on the WOW! video above to watch.

MEASUREMENTS:

Note card: 5 x 3 1/2
Stripe layer: 4 3/4 x 3 1/4
Calypso Coral layer: 4 x 2 1/2
Whisper White top layer: 3 3/4 x 2 1/4

TIP:  The pretty label die is from Petals & More Thinlits Dies, available in the Occasions Catalog, Jan. 3.

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MORE SNEAK PEEKS!  In case you missed the sneak peek video reveals of my Sale-A-Bration and Occasions Catalog product stash, here you go!  These products are available Jan. 3.

My Sneak Peek Video #1

My Sneak Peek Video #2

COMING UP TOMORROW:   I’ll be offering a blog candy giveaway and a chance to win the Heartfelt Blooms stamp set (and more)!

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Learn how to create a simple sympathy card using Stampin Up Heartfelt Blooms - Mary Fish StampinUp Ideas




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Ribbon of Courage Sympathy Card

Create this simple & pretty sympathy card using Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage - Stampin Up Mary Fish

I typically prefer to use “love and hugs” when creating sympathy cards for good friends vs. something more formal.  The Stampin’ Up! Ribbon of Courage Stamp Set and coordinating Support Ribbon Framelits Dies are a perfect fit.

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Save 10% when you purchase the Ribbon of Courage Stamp Set and Support Ribbon Framelits Dies as a bundle.  See ALL Stampin’ Up! 10% off bundles here.

Ribbon of Courage Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!

STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • I used the Layering Squares Framelits Dies to create a border that “intersects” the sentiment.  I’ll share a 1 Minute to WOW! Video Tutorial with you tomorrow with tips!

    Create this simple & pretty sympathy card using Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage - Stampin Up

  • Such a versatile die set!  The sweet flowers are from Support Ribbon Framelits Dies.
  • Pick a contrasting bright color!  A pop of Pumpkin Pie in the flower centers (1/2″ Circle Punch) and to the left of the sentiment (Brights Enamel Shapes) looks pretty but doesn’t overpower the Night of Navy.  

Create this simple & pretty sympathy card using Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage - StampinUp

  • Yum! The Night of Navy Gingham Ribbon is the finishing touch.
  • Stampin’ Up! Thick Whisper White Card Stock is a fabulous weight for the 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ card base.

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Designer Series Paper Sale – Buy 3, Get 1 Free!

October 1 – 31, 2017:  Purchase 3 packages of select Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during October! This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual and holiday catalogs.  And it even includes select Specialty and Designer Series Paper Stacks!  See which designer series papers are on sale HERE.  Purchase all the same or mix and match!

 

Celebrate World Card Making Day

October 1 – 31, 2017:  Save 15% on select stamp sets (many coordinate with the designer series paper sale above) and note card/envelope sets.  Also, when you buy Fast Fuse Adhesive, you’ll get two refills for FREE!  See what’s on sale HERE.

Merry Patterns Host Promotion

September 1 – October 31, 2017:  Earn an EXCLUSIVE, limited-edition Merry Patterns Stamp Set  when you place an order of $300 or more (excludes shipping and tax). This promotion includes on-line orders!  Full details on this promotion HERE.

Learn here how you can earn the Foil Snowflakes from me with an order of $75 or more using my exclusive October Host Code.




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Delivering Sunshine Wishes!

Stampin Up Sunshine Wishes Sympathy Cheer Up Card Idea - Mary Fish StampinUp

To add a little “cheer” in someone’s life, I created this “sunshine” card using Stampin’ Up! Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies.  I used Crushed Curry to “bring on the sunshine” and Fresh Fig to personalize (she loves purple).

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STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • The perfect weight!  I used “must-have” Thick Whisper White card stock for the standard card base (4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″).

    Stampin Up Sunshine Wishes Sympathy Cheer Up Cards Idea - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • The die cut “sunshine” from Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies was cropped twice with Thick Whisper White card stock.  I used the Big Shot Precision Base Plate to reduce the “bumps” you sometimes get with detailed dies.

    Sunshine Wishes Framelits Dies – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • For rich dimension . . . Wee bits of Snail adhesive were used to adhere the two “sunshine” die cuts together.  I find this quick, non-messy and a little “forgiving” if you need to nudge them a bit to line up.
  • The angled layer plays up the modern style of the die cuts!
  • The Sunshine Sayings stamp set offers the perfect coordinating message “is on its way!”  It’s cropped with a die from Bunch of Banners Framelits Dies and a pop of Crushed Curry (Regals Enamel Dots), finishes the look.

    Stampin Up Sunshine Wishes Sympathy Cheer Up Card Ideas - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • A Fresh Fig pattern from Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack dresses up the envelope flap.  I used my Paper Snips to carefully trim it to fit.

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