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Stampin' Up! Splendid Thoughts and Inspired Thoughts Inspirational and Supportive Card

If you love foliage like I do, then the Splendid Thoughts Stamp Set and Splendid Stems Dies is a bundle you must have in your collection. This bundle is included in the Splendid Day Suite Collection and they are retiring on January 4, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. MT. It is always bittersweet to see my favorite products retire, but I'm looking forward to all the new products on their way in January -- I've had a sneak peek at the new items coming and I think you are going to love them (stay tuned for more information and cards!). This card also has a sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set (not retiring).

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Supplies

  • Stamp Set(s):

    • Splendid Thoughts

    • Inspired Thoughts

  • Dies:

    • Splendid Stems Dies

  • Ink Pad Colors:

    • Min Macaron

    • Fresh Freesia

    • Crushed Curry

  • Cardstock:

    • Thick Basic White

    • Basic White

    • Fresh Freesia

    • Mint Macaron

  • Patterned Paper (Designer Series Paper [DSP]):

    • Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper

  • Envelope

    • Basic White Medium Envelopes

  • Embellishments:

    • Brushed Brass Butterflies

  • Adhesives:

    • Stampin' Seal (or Stampin' Seal+)

    • Multipurpose Liquid Glue

    • Stampin' Dimensionals and/or Mini Stampin' Dimensionals

Tools

  • Basic Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder, acrylic stamping blocks

  • Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

  • Heat Tool

  • Anti-Static Embossing Buddy from the Embossing Additions Tool Kit

    • If you don't have the kit, you can use any Anti-Static Powder Pouch or Tool (such as EK Success Powder Tool* or Ranger Ink Anti-Static Pouch*)

  • Take Your Pick (the putty end makes picking up and adhering gems/sequins super easy!)

Cardstock Measurements (Imperial)

  • Card Base: Thick Basic White measuring 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

  • Layer #1: Specialty Designer Series Paper measuring 5 1/4" x 4"

  • Layer #2: Specialty Designer Series Paper measuring 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"

  • Layer #1 - Inside: Basic White measuring 5 1/4" x 4"

  • Layer #2 - Inside: DSP measuring about 3/4" x 4"

  • Layer #3 - Inside: DSP measuring about 1/4" x 4"

  • Envelope

    • DSP measuring 5 1/2" x 2 1/2"

  • Cardstock for Stamping, Die Cutting, and/or Punching

    • Basic White

    • Mint Macaron

    • Fresh Freesia

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Prepare Your Cardstock: cut/trim/score/burnish all cardstock as described above

  • Adhere Layer #2 (DSP) to the top of Layer #1 (DSP)

  • Adhere the combined DSP layers to the front of the Thick Basic White cardstock (card base)

  • On Basic White cardstock, stamp one of the floral images in Fresh Freesia ink

  • On Basic White cardstock, stamp another floral (leafy) image in Mint Macaron ink

  • Select several of the stems and die cut them, mixing between Mint Macaron cardstock and Fresh Freesia cardstock

  • On Basic White cardstock stamp two bumblebees in Crushed Curry ink

  • Die cut the florals, leafs, stems, and bumblebees

  • Die cut the half moon on Mint Macaron cardstock

  • Die cut the half moon on Fresh Freesia cardstock

  • Die cut the half moon on Basic White cardstock

  • Arrange the florals & stems as desired and adhere them to the front of the card base. NOTE: I used Stampin' Dimensionals for the stamped floral and leaf images and used tiny spots of liquid glue for the die cut stems

  • Adhere the half moons on top of the die cut images with Stampin' Dimensionals

  • On the Basic White half moon, stamp the sentiment in Mint Macaron ink

  • Adhere the sentiment on top of the two half moons (Mint Macaron & Fresh Freesia). NOTE: I used liquid glue towards the top of the white half moon and one Mini Stampin Dimensional on the bottom

  • Adhere the bumblebees to the front of the card. NOTE: I adhered one bumblebee near the top of the florals/stems with a Mini Stampin' Dimensional and adhered the other bumbleebee on top of the florals/stems with liquid glue

  • Adhere several Brushed Brass Butterflies to the front of the card

  • Cut a strip of the DSP (Layer #2 - Inside) for the inside of the card, measuring about 3/4" x 4"

  • Cut a strip of the DSP (Layer #3 - Inside) for the inside of the card, measuring about 1/4" x 4"

  • Adhere the two stips of DSP to Layer #1 - Inside Basic White cardstock with the adhesive of your choice; overlap the two strips of DSP

  • Adhere the inside layer (Layer #1 - Inside) to the inside of the card

  • Now it's time to decorate your envelope

    • Adhere the DSP (measuring 5 1/2" x 2 1/2") to the closure flap

    • Stamp a leafy image on the bottom right corner of the front of the envelope in Mint Macaron ink

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NOTE: the Splended Thoughts Suite retires on January 4, 2023!

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Happy Crafting,

Krista


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Geann Kollar
Geann Kollar
2022年12月13日

Absolutely stunning and beautiful card. I love it. Thank you for posting it.

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