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I have a new favorite stamp set–Artistically Inked! It can also be purchased in a bundle with the Artistic Dies. For this card I used the Watercolor Shapes Stamp Set underneath the sentiment.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped 3 small leaves and 3 large leaves on a scrap of Basic White card stock using Soft Sea Foam Ink. I then stamped 3 small flowers using Pale Papaya Ink, Mango Melody Ink and Calypso Coral Ink. I die cut all of the pieces out using the Artistic Dies.

For the card front I stamped the large rectangle in Mango Melody Ink in the lower right of the card front. I stamped the sentiment in Memento Black Ink over the rectangle. I stamped the watercolor design twice using Pale Papaya Ink.

I arranged the flowers on the card front leaving room for the leaves. I adhered then down to the card using Mini Dimensionals. I adhered the leaves around the flowers.

For the final assembly I adhered the card front to the Soft Sea Foam mat and then adhered the entire assembly to the card base. I added 3 Genial Gems to the card front. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope and the inside of the card!

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I have a new favorite stamp set–Artistically Inked! It can also be purchased in a bundle with the Artistic Dies. For this card I used the new Soft Pastel Assortment to add color to the background.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I cut out the branch in the Artistic Dies from the Gold Foil. I used the negative of the branch as a stencil. I used a pencil to trace the outline of the branch very lightly on the Basic White Card front.

I used the Mossy Meadow and Granny Apple Green Soft Pastels inside the outline.

I used my finger to blend the colors together. I added color where needed and used the foil branch to gauge how it looked.

For the final assembly, I stamped the sentiment on the card front using Memento Black Ink. I adhered the foil branch to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I adhered the card front to the Granny Apple Green mat and then adhered the entire assembly to the Mossy Meadow card base. I added Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front. Lastly, I adhered the Basic White liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to decorate the envelope!

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The Blossoms in Bloom Stamp Set is a great set! It can also be purchase in a bundle with the Many Layered Blossoms Dies. I created the gate fold card to show off how beautiful this set is.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the large flower in the middle of the card front using Fresh Freesia Ink. I filled in with small flowers stamped with Pale Papaya Ink. For the flower centers I used Polished Pink Ink. I used Just Jade Ink to stamp the leaves. (See the Tips and Tricks section below for how to do a second generation stamp technique.) I adhered the card front to the Pale Papaya mat. Cut the entire assembly in half (at 2 inches).

For the sentiment, I stamped the sentiment using Just Jade Ink and die cut out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I also cut a mat using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies out of Just Jade Card Stock. I stamped a Pale Papaya flower on a scrap of Basic White Card Stock and “fussy” cut it out.

I used washi tape to adhered the two halves for the card front back together. I adhered the card front to the card base lining up the cut line with the edges of the card base.

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I adhered the sentiment piece to the Just Jade mat using Dimensionals. I adhered the flower to the sentiment. I adhered the sentiment assembly to the card front on the left hand side of the card front using Tear and Tape. I adhered the liner to the inside of the card. I decorated the envelope.

Tips and Tricks: A second generation stamped image is used to lighten the ink color. On this card I wanted some of the leaves to be lighter. To accomplish this I stamped the dark leaf and then stamped the lighter leaf with out re-inking in between.

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Fabulous, 15 minute card!

The Blossoms in Bloom Stamp Set is a great set! It can also be purchase in a bundle with the Many Layered Blossoms Dies. This card is so simple but just fabulous!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I used the large stamp in the Blossoms in Bloom Stamp Set to stamp the flowers on the corners of the card front using Pacific Point Ink. I also used Pacific Point Ink to stamp the sentiment between the flowers. I used Mango Melody Ink to stamp the centers to the flowers. Lastly, I used Granny Apple Green Ink to stamp the leaves.

For the final assembly, I adhered the card front to the Granny Apple Green mat. I adhered the entire assembly to the card front using Dimensionals. I added 3 Jewels to the card front. I adhered the liner to the inside of the card and decorated the envelope.

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Fabulous, 15 minute card!

The Blossoms in Bloom Stamp Set is just fabulous! It can also be purchase in a bundle with the Many Layered Blossoms Dies. The directions below are for making both of the cards above.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

On the 8 X 5-1/4 piece of Basic White Card Stock, I stamped the large flower using Highland Heather Ink. I used Mango Melody Ink to fill in with some small flowers. For the leaves I used Granny Apple Green Ink. For the flower centers, I used Gorgeous Grape and Pumpkin Pie Inks.

And here is where the magic happens—-Cut the piece of paper in half (4 inches). This will give you 2 card fronts!

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For the first card, I stamped the sentiment using Gorgeous grape Ink. I tied a bow around the card front using Highland Heather Grosgrain Ribbon. I then adhered the card front to the Gorgeous Grape card base and adhered the liner to the inside of the card.

For the second card, I turned the card front around so the flowers are on the left hand side (optional) and stamped the sentiment using Gorgeous Grape Ink. I tied a bow around the card front using Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon. I adhered the card front to the Highland Heather card base and adhered the liner to the inside. DONE! Two fabulous cards in 15 minutes!

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The Garden Birdhouses Stamp Set is so versatile. For this card I used the tree branch to stamp the card base.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the bird house and the rope on the scrap of Basic White Card Stock using Memento Black Ink. I colored it using Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers and “fussy” cut it out. I then stamped the flowers on the bottom of the card front using Soft Succulent Ink and colored them using the Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers. On the top of the card front I stamped the branches and the sentiment using Evening Evergreen Ink.

On the card base, I stamped the branch using Evening Evergreen Ink close to the edge so it would show underneath the card front.

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For the final assembly, I adhered the card front to the Daffodil Delight mat. I tied Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon around the card front. I used Mini Dimensionals to adhere the birdhouse to the card front. I did not put Mini Dimensionals on the end of the rope. I glued it to the tree branch using Fine Tip Glue. I adhered the card front to the card base. Finally, I adhered the liner to the inside of the card and stamped the envelope.

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The Garden Birdhouses stamp set is a lovely set. I chose to make this card a slimline card to show off most of the stamps in the set.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped two tree branches and the flowers on the bottom using Old Olive Ink. I stamped the birdhouses on the card using Memento Black Ink. Lastly, I stamped the sentiment in Old Olive Ink.

I stamped the same two birdhouses on scraps of Basic White Card Stock using Memento Black Ink.

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I colored the birdhouses using Highland Heather, Flirty Flamingo, and Crumb Cake Stampin Blends Markers. I “fussy” cut them out.

For the final assembly, I colored the pole for the birdhouse using Crumb Cake Stampin Blends Markers. I also colored the flowers with Flirty Flamingo and Highland Heather Stampin Blends Markers. I adhered the birdhouses using Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to the Flirty Flamingo card mat. I tied a Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon bow around the card front. I adhered the card front to the Gorgeous Grape card. Lastly, I adhered the liner to the inside of the card.

Tips and Tricks: This card fits in a #10 envelope but it is a little bit big. I have instructions for making an envelope that is the correct size here.

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The Biggest Wish Stamp Set is fabulous. For this card a paired it with the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the sentiment using Pale Papaya and Calypso Coral Inks.

I adhered the sentiment strip to the strip of Pale Papaya card stock. I tied a bow around the strip using Pale Papaya Open Weave Ribbon. I then adhered the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper to the piece of Basic White Card Stock.

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For the finals assembly, I adhered the designer series paper to the card front. I then adhered the sentiment strip to the front of the card using Dimensionals. I added 3 Opal Rounds to the card front. Lastly, I adhered the liner to the inside of the card and decorated the envelope.

Tips and Tricks: The Stamparatus can be used to line up the sentiment.

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The A Cut Above Stamp Set and Beautiful Trees Dies to make this fun “man” card!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I die cut the tree pieces out of the Old Olive and Soft Suede Card Stock. I stamped the lawn mowing man on the Basic White Card Stock using Memento Black Ink. I colored the man using Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Real Red, Old Olive and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the sentiment using Soft Suede Ink on the strip of Basic White card stock.

I adhered the Basic White piece to the Soft Suede piece of card stock. I adhered this assembly to the Old Olive card base.

I adhered the tree pieces to the card front using Fine Tip Glue.

I trimmed the sentiment strip to the correct length and used Banner Pick a Punch to punch the ends. Then I adhered the sentiment to the front of the card using Dimensionals. Lastly, I adhered the Basic White liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to decorate the envelope.

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The Handsomely Suited Suite is perfect for “man” cards!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I die cut the Basic Gray and the Basic White pieces using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment on the piece of Basic White using Basic Gray Ink.

I adhered the sentiment to the Basic Gray mat.

I adhered the pieces to the card front leaving an 1/8 inch gap between them.

I adhered the the pieces to the inside of the card leaving a 1/4 inch gap between them.

I adhered the sentiment to the front of the card using Dimensionals. Make sure you do not put Dimensionals on the far right of the sentiment.

Don’t forget to decorate the envelope.