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Comfort Cafe So Saffron Floral Birthday

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Comfort Cafe Birthday Floral Stampin Up 1

Layers of soft colors complement this floral motif from the Comfort Cafe DSP to create a sweet birthday greeting card.

PAPER: Summer Starfruit Cardstock, Comfort Cafe DSP, Pool Party Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock, Midnight Muse Cardstock.

INK: Midnight Muse Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Perfectly Penned Clear, Bring on the Cake Clear.

EMBELLISHMENTS: Stitched Satin Ribbon Summer Starfruit, Snail Adhesive, Dimensionals.

--Audrey

Quick & Simple: Tea for Two Get Well

Tea for Two Hexagon Get Well Stampin Up1

Hexagons are a popular shape in the new Spring 2013 Catalog.  There is even a hexagon design in the Tea for Two DSP set! I layered a soft blue grid-line pattern over the hexagon pattern and added spunky polka dot ribbon for a sweet Get Well Card.

PAPER: Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013), Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock.

INK: Marina Mist Stampin’ Pad, Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Tea Shoppe Clear, Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Scallop Dots Ribbon Chocolate Chip, Modern Label Punch, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive.

--Audrey

Calypso Coral Floral Mini Card

Calypso Coral Tea for Two Mini Card Stampin Up 2

I was so excited to revisit my favorite layout for mini cards – using the adorable Petite Curly Label Punch from the 2013 Sale-a-bration promotion.  This feminine motif of calypso coral flowers makes a sweet Thank You card!

PAPER: Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013), Very Vanilla Cardstock, Calypso Coral Cardstock, Lucky Limeade Cardstock.

INK: Calypso Coral Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Ciao Baby Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Ruffled Ribbon Calypso Coral, Snail Adhesive, Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013).


 

--Audrey

DIY Monogrammed Card Keeper

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Great for holding my outgoing mail, this monogrammed card keeper was simple to create and fun to embellish.  For the structure, I used a template from Craft Gossip.

PAPER: Riding Hood Red Cardstock, Midnight Muse Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Glossy White Cardstock.

INK: Midnight Muse Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Everything Eleanor Clear, Morning Post Alphabet Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Stitched Satin Ribbon Midnight Muse, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Designer Frames Folders for Big Shot Embossing, Sticky Strip, Snail Adhesive, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch.


 

--Audrey

Mini Cards ala Sale-a-Bration

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I created these adorable 3×3 mini cards using a few new goodies from Sale-a-bration.  These treats are available FREE until March 22nd.  For every $50 purchase, you can select a FREE product from the Sale-a-bration product line, which includes stamp sets, paper, embellishments, and tools!

PAPER: Sycamore Street DSP (SAB 2013), Pool Party Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Rich Razzleberry Cardstock.

INK: Island Indigo Stampin’ Pad.

Sycamore Sale-a-bration Stampin Up Pretty Petites Mini Cards 7

STAMP SET: Pretty Petites Clear (SAB 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Ruffled Ribbon Island Indigo, Ruffled Ribbon Pool Party, Snail Adhesive, Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013).


 

--Audrey

Sale-A-Bration’s Vine Street at Madison Avenue

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Woot Woot for Sale-a-bration! There are some fun tools to play with in the 2013 Sale-a-bration product line, including this Vine Street Folder and Madison Avenue Clear stamp set.  My absolute favorite in SAB: Sycamore Street DSP

Earn FREE PRODUCTS from Sale-a-bration until March 22!

PAPER: Sycamore Street DSP, Whisper White Cardstock, Pool Party Cardstock.

INK: Calypso Coral Stampin’ Pad, Many Marvelous Markers.

STAMP SETS: Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013), Madison Avenue Clear (Sale-a-bration 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Dimensionals, Vine Street Folder, 2 3/8 Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Snail Adhesive.

--Audrey

Patio Party Greeting Card Organizer

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To organize my greeting card stash, I created this adorable card organizer box – complete with occasion dividers! I found the template on Craft Gossip.

 

PAPER: Patio Party DSP, Early Espresso Cardstock, Marina Mist Cardstock, Regal Rose Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock.

INK: Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Itty Bitty Bits Wood.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Simply Scored, Simply Scored Diagonal Plate, Tafetta Ribbon Marina Mist, Tafetta Ribbon Regal Rose, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, 1 1/4 Circle Punch, Snail Adhesive, Sticky Strip.


 

--Audrey

Thinking of You in So Saffron

Tea for Two Stampin Up Thinking of You So Saffron1

So saffron is a great spring color! For this sweet Thinking of You card, I found a pop of color with the Ruffled Ribbon Island Indigo.  I added some dimension by propping up a floral circle punched from the DSP on top of a circle for a great centerpiece place mat for the clean and simple salutation.

PAPER: Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013), Very Vanilla Cardstock, So Saffron Cardstock.

INK: Lucky Limeade Stampin’ Pad, Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad, Many Marvelous Markers.

STAMP SETS: Tea Shoppe Clear, Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Modern Label Punch, 1 3/4 Circle Punch, Ruffled Ribbon Island Indigo, Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive.

 

--Audrey

Easter Watercolors

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Another adventure in watercolors! I busted out the Aqua Painter to create this fun springtime Easter card.  I love the soft details you can create with the water color pens.  This new stamp set from the Spring 2013 Catalog is adorable! I can’t wait to create more Spring projects!

PAPER: Certainly Celery Cardstock, Watercolor Paper, Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP, Melon Mambo Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock.

INK: Jet Black Staz On Pad, Many Marvelous Markers.

STAMP SETS: A Little Bit of Spring Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Aqua Painter, Scallop Dots Ribbon Old Olive, Snail Adhesive.

Quick & Simple: Soft and Sweet Birthday

For this soft and sweet birthday card, I layered Pink Pirouette Cardstock with Tea for Two DSP.  Layers of subtle patterns pop with a few delicate embellishments.

PAPER: Pink Pirouette Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock, Tea for Two DSP.

INK: Lucky Limeade Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Bring on the Cake Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Lucky Limeade Ruffled Ribbon, Extra Large Oval Punch, Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive, Dimensionals.

--Audrey
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