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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

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

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

Chevron on Chevron – Thinking of You

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Chevron designs are all the rage! In the new Spring 2013 Catalog, there are several Designer Series Paper sets that include this popular design, including this one: Tea for Two DSP.

Here, I paired the chevrons of the DSP with embossed cardstock using Chevron Folder.  I love  the elegance of subtle details!

PAPER: Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Early Espresso Cardstock, Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013 Catalog), Whisper White Cardstock.

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

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

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Modern Label Punch, Chevron Folder for Big Shot Embossing. Snail AdhesiveScallop Dots Ribbon Chocolate Chip.

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--Audrey

Take Two: Masculine Cards with Well Worn DSP

Following the same basic layout, I used Well Worn DSP to create two masculine greeting cards.  I took a few progress photos so you could see my planning process in action.  Don’t forget to keep your eye on the Clearance Rack for special deals – this designer series paper was less than five bucks! score!

PAPER: Well Worn DSP (Clearance for $4.39), Very Vanilla Cardstock, Crumb Cake Cardstock, Not Quite Navy Cardstock.

INK: Soft Suede Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Feeling Sentimental Clear (Sale-a-bration 2013), Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013), One in a Million Clear, From My Heart Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Basics Designer Buttons Silver (Spring 2013), Linen Thread, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive.

--Audrey

Quick & Simple: Cajun Craze Birthday

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For a clean and simple birthday card, I paired an intricate pattern from Comfort Cafe DSP with Cajun Craze Cardstock.  Simple embellishments and a clean salutation pull it together to create a sweet birthday card.

PAPER: Cajun Craze Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock, Comfort Cafe DSP.

INK: Cajun Craze Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Perfect Punches Clear, Bring on the Cake Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Extra-Large Oval Punch, Stitched Satin Ribbon Summer Starfruit, Snail Adhesive, Dimensionals.

 

 

--Audrey

Quick & Simple: Tea for Two DSP says Thanks

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For a quick and simple Thank You card, I started with a gorgeous and colorful pattern from the Tea for Two DSP.  With the contrasting colors and patterns in the paper, I didn’t need to add much to create a sweet card.

PAPER: Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Marina Mist Cardstock, Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013).

INK: Marina Mist Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Oh Hello Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: 2 3/8 Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Dots Ribbon Chocolate Chip, Snail Adhesive.

 


 

--Audrey

Summer Starfruit Comfort Cafe Birthday

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Get comfy with Comfort Cafe DSP! This birthday card was quick and easy to create with layered squares and a few fun cupcake stamps from Carry On Clear and Itty Bitty Bits Wood stamp sets.

PAPER: Comfort Cafe DSP, Summer Starfruit Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock.

INK: Summer Starfruit Stampin’ Pad, Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Petite Pairs Clear, Carry On Clear, Itty Bitty Bits Wood.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Ribbon Slides, Stitched Satin Ribbon Summer Starfruit, 1 3/8 Square Punch, 1 1/4 Square Punch, Dimensionals.

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--Audrey

Petite Cards with Sale-a-Bration’s Pretty Petites

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Inspired by my new stamping friend, Lisa Kmiec and her Petite Hello Card, I created these mini cards with Print Poetry DSP and 2012-2014 Cardstock.  So adorable!  The new Sale-a-bration Petite Curly Label Punch makes this project easy and fun!


 

PAPER: Print Poetry DSP (Spring 2013), Midnight Muse Cardstock, Gumball Green Cardstock, Raspberry Ripple Cardstock, Primrose Petals Cardstock, So Saffron Cardstock, Crumb Cake Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock.

INK: Primrose Petals Stampin’ Pad, Midnight Muse Stampin’ Pad, Gumball Green Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Pretty Petites Clear (SAB 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLLISHMENTS: Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013), Snail Adhesive, Stitched Satin Ribbon Primrose Petals, Stitched Satin Ribbon Gumball Green, Stitched Satin Ribbon Midnight Muse.


 

Don’t forget to check out the Sale-a-bration 2013 promotion….FREE products available until 3/22/13.

--Audrey
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