Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Bouquet Anniversary Card Video Tutorial

Good Morning! I hope Mother’s Day was fabulous for you! Today I’m sharing a card that I made Saturday afternoon during my Facebook Live Tutorial. It’s made with one of my all time favorites – the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Bouquet photopolymer stamp set and Bouquet Bunch Dies. I have made so many beautiful birthday and Mother’s Day cards with this set and I’m sad to see it retiring, so I need to show it off again before it’s gone. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

Here is the Facebook Live video showing how I made the card:

I also posted the video to my YouTube Channel and you can view it here.

I started by creating the die cuts for the bouquet. I stamped the large roses from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Bouquet photopolymer stamp set in Flirty Flamingo, the lily flower in Petal Pink and the small blue posies in Seaside Spray. I cut the out with the coordinating dies from the Bouquet Bunch Dies. I cut 4 large flower clusters from the Bouquet Bunch Dies in So Saffron, the bouquet stems from Pear Pizzazz along with two leaf clusters. I stamped the Happy Anniversary sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Bouquet stamp set in VersaMark Ink on a strip of Petal Pink card stock. I sprinkled it with white embossing powder and shook off the excess. I heat set the embossing powder until it was shiny. I cut the sentiment out with the die from the Ornate Frames Dies. I cut the coordinating filigree frame from the Ornate Frames Dies from a Whisper White panel and adhered the label to the top with multipurpose liquid glue. I adhered the striped Petal Pink paper from the Magnolia Lane designer series paper to a Whisper White panel and began to arrange my bouquet on top.

I positioned the stems and adhered it down with multipurpose liquid glue. Next came the So Saffron petal clusters and the long leaves. After adhering the leaves, I trimmed the excess stems. I arranged the top three Seaside Spray flowers and adhered them with multipurpose liquid glue. Next I arranged the Flirty Flamingo Roses and Petal Pink lily to fill in the space and adhered them with dimensionals. This gives the bouquet depth and really makes it special. I adhered the last two Seaside Spray posies on the bottom of the bouquet with multipurpose liquid glue. I adhered the label with dimensionals and attached a flowing Whisper White crinkle ribbon bow. I finished the flower centers with faux pearls and adhered the panel to a Petal Pink card base.

For the inside of the card, I simply added another strip of the Petal Pink striped Magnolia Lane DSP to the bottom of a Whisper White panel and adhered it to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Bouquet stamp set is is so much fun to play with and is very versatile with all the flowers and leaves and wonderful sentiments! The detail and dimension make for stunningly beautiful cards for that very special occasion. Hurry over to my Online Store to check it out!


Stampin’ In The Meadows 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Shares are OPEN!

Do you want all of the great new products in the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog but can’t afford everything?  The Stampin’ In The Meadows 2020-2021 Annual Catalog shares are now open! I am offering shares for designer series paper and ribbon/embellishments. Check out my  New Catalog Product Shares page for details. Let me know if you have any questions.


Stampin’ Up! 2019-20 Annual Catalog and January-June 2020 Mini Catalog Retiring Lists Have Posted!

Stampin’ Up has posted the retirement lists for the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and January-June 2020 Mini Catalog today in preparation for the release of the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog. The items on the lists are only available while supplies last from now through June 2!  And some of the items are available at a discount!!

Click on the picture below to head over to my Online Store to shop the retiring products:

Have fun shopping and let me know if you have any questions!


Stampin’ Up! Making a Difference: Share Sunshine

Stampin’ Up! announced a product giveback opportunity to support organizations that are helping COVID-19 frontline responders and communities vulnerable to the pandemic as part of their Making a Difference Program!

The Share Sunshine PDF Download is a digital stamp set that’s packed with both lighthearted and heartfelt sentiments and imagery relevant to the unique COVID-19 and social distancing situation we’re currently experiencing. You can use the download in your cardmaking and papercrafting projects. Simply print the imagery on cardstock and cut it out using our Paper Trimmer, punches, or dies. Since we are physically distanced from each other, now is a perfect time to share sunshine with our friends and family by sending cards!

And all the proceeds are being donated to two organizations and you can choose who to donate your dollars to.

Click Here to Purchase the Share Sunshine PDF Download.

Get your digital download today and make a difference!!


May 1 – 15 Host Code: T323M33B

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp 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 club or commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Petal Pink – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 1-1/4″ x 3-1/2″ (die cut label)
  • Whisper White – (2) 4″ x 5-1/4″ panels (inside and front mat), 2″ x 3-1/2″ (filigree frame), 3″ x 4-1/2″ (stamped flower die cuts)
  • So Saffron – 2″ x 3″ (petal cluster die cuts)
  • Pear Pizzazz – 4″ x 4″ (stems and leaves die cuts)
  • Magnolia Lane DSP – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front background), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Pressed Petals For You Card

Good Morning! I hope you had a great week and have great plans for the weekend. Today, I have another card showcasing some pretty Designer Series Paper to celebrate the final days of the Stampin’ Up! Buy 3 Get 1 Free paper sale. I made a card using the Stampin’ Up! Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper. This is a lightweight paper that has photographic images of pressed flowers – another pretty set! You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I cut a panel of the blue flower paper from the Stampin’ Up! Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper with the bouquet centered on my panel. I matted it on Very Vanilla cardstock using liquid glue and then to a Night of Navy card base. I cut a strip of Night of Navy cardstock and adhered a piece of Very Vanilla Scalloped lace to the bottom and then adhered it to the card front with liquid glue.

I stamped the large flower from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set on a piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock using Blueberry Bushel ink. I stamped the center of the flower on Very Vanilla cardstock using Daffodil Delight ink. I stamped the for you label on Very Vanilla cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I cut out all of these items using the coordinating dies from the Bouquet Bunch dies. I also cut out two leaf sprigs from the Bouquet Bunch dies on Garden Green card stock.

I tied a piece of Linen thread around the label and glued the pieces of the bouquet together. Then I attached them to the card front with dimensionals. I tied a loose bow with more linen thread and attached it using a mini glue dot.

I decorated the inside of the card by adhering a strip of the Stampin’ Up! Pressed Petals Designer Series paper to the bottom of a Very Vanilla panel using liquid glue. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series paper has 24 lightweight sheets in the pack and is versatile as well as beautiful. Since it has more sheets, it’s more expensive than a standard package of Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper, but you can still choose it as your free set after purchasing three other packs! Who else lets you do that?

Enjoy your weekend and thanks for visiting!

Akiko


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Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Sale

By popular demand, Stampin’ Up! is bringing back the Designer Series Paper Sale! During September 4–30, you can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper, and get one FREE! See the full details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.


Inkin’ Krew World Card Making Day Facebook Event – Saturday Oct 5!

Save the date!!  You’re invited to attend a fun Facebook event on Saturday, October 5 to celebrate World Card Making Day!

Our team will be hosting a Facebook event that will run from about 9:00 AM ET until 9:00 PM ET with card making presentations and giveaways going all day long!!

More details and a link to join are coming soon, but put a note on your calendar to spend the day crafting with us!  See you all then!


September 16 – 30 Host Code: EDRVYB3Z

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog or in the 2019 Occasions Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4″ x 11″, 1/4″ x 3 3/4″
  • Very Vanilla – 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″, 3 3/4″ x 5″, 2″ x 2″ scrap
  • Garden Green – 2″ x 2″
  • Crumb Cake – 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″
  • Pressed Petals Specialty DSP – 3 3/4″ x 5″, 1/2″ x 3 3/4″

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Beautiful Bouquet Mother’s Day for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

I am excited to participate in my first Inkin’ Krew blog hop featuring Stampin’ Up! products! It’s an honor to join this very talented team. The theme for this month is ‘feminine’, so I created a pink floral Mother’s Day card made with the Beautiful Bouquet Photopolymer stamp set and Bouquet Bunch Framelits dies.

My Card was inspired by the beautiful card in this post by Laura Mackie. Starting with a card base of Flirty Flamingo, I took a piece of Blushing Bride and embossed it with the elegant Tufted Dynamic Textured Impressions embossing folder and matted it with the gorgeous Grapefruit Grove Foil sheet from Sale-A-Bration.

I stamped flowers from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set in Flirty Flamingo and Blushing Bride and die cut them with their coordinating Bouquet Bunch dies along with some leaves from Pear Pizzaz and Garden Green. I die cut some flower clusters from the Grapefruit Grove foil for a little shine and arranged them in a little bouquet on the side of the Blushing Bride panel. I topped it off with a white satin bow and pearl accents for the flower centers.

I stamped the ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ sentiment from the retired Oh So Succulent stamp set in Blushing Bride on a white banner to the bouquet panel and popped it on the card base with dimensionals.

The inside of the card is accented with die cuts leftover from the bouquet.

The shine on that Grapefruit Grove foil is amazing, almost iridescent! I hope you like it as much as I do. What are you working on for Mother’s Day?


Thanks for visiting! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Mary Deatherage’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Karen Finkle created.

If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic
  2. Karen Finkle
  3. Akiko Sudano <– you are here!
  4. Mary Deatherage
  5. Jaimie Babarczy
  6. Shirley Gentry
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Terry Lynn Bright
  9. Connie Troyer
  10. Sue Prather
  11. Leslie Larkin
  12. Amy Koenders

April 1 – 15 Host Code: RS7NK2EY

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog or in the 2019 Occasions Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

 


Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:



If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Have any questions? I’m happy to help, click here to contact me