Stampin’ Up! Life Is Beautiful Hello Card

Good Morning! Today I’m sharing the first in a series of cards that I made using the sweet Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful photopolymer stamp set. Today’s card is one that I CASE’d from the Aug-Sep Mini Catalog, but I did make some modifications. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

Emboss a Gray Granite panel with the Scripty 3D embossing folder. Lightly sponge Gray Granite ink across the letters to emphasize the contrast and adhere it to a Pool Party Mat. Pop it on a Gray Granite card base in the lower right corner.

Stamp the tree from the Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful photopolymer stamp in Gray Granite ink on the sides of a Whisper White panel. Stamp the bird house hanging from the branch on the right tree in Gray Granite ink. Stamp the dots in the tree tops using Bumblebee ink after stamping off once and stamp the sentiment in Pool Party ink.

Adhere a length of folded Pool Party sheer ribbon behind the top left corner one the panel and adhere the panel to the embossed layer in the lower right corner. Stamp two bird houses from the Stampin’ Up! Life Is Beautiful stamp set in pool party ink on Whisper White and fussy cut them out. Pop one on the card front with a piece of dimensional covering the stamped birdhouse. Adhere sequins from the Whale of a Time and Woven Threads sequins to the tree tops.

Emboss a strip of Gray Granite with the Scripty 3D embossing folder and lightly sponge the letters with Gray Granite ink. Adhere it to the bottom of a Whisper White panel. Stamp the birdhouse from the Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful stamp set in gray granite ink in the top corner and adhere the Pool Party fussy cut birdhouse over the stamped birdhouse. Adhere the panel to the inside of the card.

The offset placement of the main image in this card is really different and what made me want to CASE this card. There is so much inspiration in the catalogs and ideas for things that you may not have tried. So look carefully at the examples and

Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale Going on Now!

Stampin’ Up! has beautiful Designer Series Paper and during the Month of October they’re putting a select list of those on sale with a 15% discount! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to stock up and save on paper. And the sale includes some of the designs from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog too! Get the details on my Promotion Page or click on the image above to download a printable PDF with all the selections. Click Here to shop the Designer Series Paper Sale in My Online Store now!

The October Paper Pumpkin Kit is Joy To The World!

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

Here are the Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″

Coordinating Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription click here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.

Sign up deadline for the October 2020 kit is October 10, 2020. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

October 1-15 Host Code: F4UK7V36

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog. This includes some of the host exclusive sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Gray Granite – 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” card base scored at 4-1/4”, 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ (embossed panel), 1/2″ x 5=1/4″ (inside trim)
  • Pool Party – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ (mat)
  • Whisper White – 4” x 5-1/4” (inside panel), 3″ x 4″ (tree panel), 1″ x 2″ (Pool Party tree houses)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

6 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Life Is Beautiful Hello Card

  1. Oh my! This is beautiful. I like the two trees and love the sequins on them and everything. I love the little birdhouse on the inside. Perfect! You are so creative! TFS.

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