Thinking of You: Snowflake Flowers

Today’s card is a Thinking of You card. I was thinking of non-wintery ways of using the special new November Snowflake bundle and these flowers are what resulted.

Thinking of You Card using Stylish Christmas and November Specials Snowfall Thinlits and Snow is Gllstening
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Hi Friends,

Today’s card is a “Thinking of You” card. I was thinking of non-wintery ways of using some of the new November 2018 Snowflake Showcase items and these flowers are what resulted. This card was made for my friend who lost her mom recently.

Snowflake Showcase: Available on November 1st

While Supplies Last

The Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Showcase becomes available on November 1, 2018 and includes the items pictured below. On the left is the Snowflakes are Glistening (149742) stamp set and on the right is the Snowfall Thinlits (149692) Die set. These two sets were used to make today’s card.

 

More Snowflake Showcase Items

Here are a couple more items from the Snowflake Showcase November Special! The picture on the left shows the Snowflake Trinkets (149620) and on the right is the Happiness Surrounds Stamp Set (149744). Another item that will be available is White Velvet paper (149619). Remember all these items become available on November 1st and are available while supplies last or until November 30th.

Color Combination of Today’s Card

Today’s pastel color combination is made up of Whisper White (100730), Balmy Blue (ink 147105/card stock 146982), and Petal Pink ((ink 147108 /card stock  146985).

Card Recipe: Cutting

I started out with a 4 1/4″ X 11″ Petal Pink (146985) card base. I scored and folded at the 5 1/2″ mark. Then I trimmed off 1 1/4″ off the bottom of the front of the card. I cut a 3 3/4″ X 4 3/4″piece of Balmy Blue (146982) card stock and a 3″ X 4 1/4″ piece of Whisper White (100730). I cut a 2 3/4″ X 4″ piece of Whisper White card stock for the center. I also cut a 1 1/4″ X 4″ strip of 6X6 Subtles Designer Series Paper (DSP) (146966).

Big Shot

Next I used my trusty Big Shot (143263) and the Snowfall Thinlits (149692) Dies set. I cut out the pictured shapes from scraps of Petal Pink (146985) and Balmy Blue (146982) card stock. I especially like the lacey flower on the lower central flower. I used the Snow is Glistening (149742) stamp set to stamp the snowflake centers of the Petal Pink( 146985) flowers with Balmy Blue (147105) ink. I layered the flowers using Snail Adhesive.

Final Touches

I put the flowers together with the lovely swirls from the Stylish Christmas (clear 146773/ wood mount 146770) stamp set. I stamped the swirls in Balmy Blue (147105) ink. Then I layered the Whisper White layer with the Balmy Blue layer using Snail Adhesive (104332). I attached the two layers to the card base leaving an even amount of petal Pink card base around the three top sides.

I attached the top two flowers with Snail adhesive (104332) and the bottom flower with Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430). I applied the Whisper White (100730) piece of card stock to the middle of the card and then the DSP strip to the bottom of the inside of the card. I finished with small blue gems to the middle of the flowers.

Do you like my Snowflake flowers? Aren’t these sets awesome!! Call or email me today and I will put you down for a set. I will place the order for you on November 1st! Otherwise the new items will be on my 24/7 online shop on November 1st! Don’t hesitate or they may sell out!

Check out my upcoming events page here for my regular card classes and a special event Saturday November 10th!

Have a wonderful day and Happy Stampin’

LuAnn

Snowfall Christmas Card

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Hi Friends

Today I have another Christmas card for you. This card is made using the leftovers from Monday’s card. The front of the card is made up of a piece of Whisper White (100730) card stock that was made by cutting out the largest snowflake from the new “Snowfall Thinlits” (149692) die set.

Snowflake Sets coming out in November

This die set is coming out on November 1st and will only be available from Stampin’ Up! in November 2018. I used the new stamp set “Snow is Glistening” (149742) to stamp the images and sentiment.

Color Combination

My card for today is a simple two color card. This Christmas card uses only Blueberry Bushel (ink 147138 /card stock 146968) and Whisper White (100730).

Card Recipe

I started with a 4 1/4″ X 11″ card base of Blueberry Bushel (146968) card stock.  When I made my card from Monday, I purposefully placed the largest snow flake die on to a 4″ X 5 1/4″ piece of Whisper White (100730) so that it was near the top and so that there would be an even border on the top three sides.

Stamping

Next, I stamped four of the snowflake clusters from the Snow is Glistening (149742) stamp set using Blueberry Bushel ink (147138). I placed the four stamped snowflake clusters all around the opening in the card stock. I stamped the sentiment on the bottom of the card using Blueberry Bushel ink (147138). I taped this piece of Whisper White (100730) card stock to the card base using Snail Adhesive (104332).

Heat Embossing

I love the effect of heat embossed images! They add such elegance to a card with very little effort! When heat embossing always remember to use your Embossing Buddy (103083) prior to stamping with Versamark ink (102283) so you don’t get those extra little clumps of embossing powder (109132) where the powder is not supposed to be.

Embossing Buddy

I rubbed my embossing buddy (103083) over the surface on which I planned to stamp. I used clear Versamark ink (102283) to stamp the medium snowflake in the center of the opening. I applied white embossing powder over the stamped image and flicked off the excess. I let my embossing heat tool (129053) warm up and then applied heat to the embossed snowflake until the powder melts and looks shiny.

What do You think?

I love that I was able to get two cards by planning my cutting! What do you think? Do you like it? Let me know in the comments below. Are you looking for a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? I would love to be that person. Let me know if you would like an Annual or Holiday catalog by emailing your name and mailing address to SunnyLuCards@gmail.com Shop anytime at my 24/7 online Stampin’ Up! Shop here

Have a wonderful day and Happy Stamping!

LuAnn

 

 

Snowflakes are special and so Are YOU!

Today’s card is made with a special Stampin’ Up! stamp set and die set coming out on November 1st! This easy one layer card looks much more complicated than it is!

Christmas Card 2018
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Hi Friends,

Happy Monday! Hope all is well with you this evening. I had a busy day today. Part of my day was spent preparing this card for you: “Snowflakes are special and so Are YOU!” I made this card using a brand new stamp set called “Snow is Glistening” (149742) and a new die set called “Snowfall Thinlits” (149692). These items are coming out on November 1st. The set will only be available from Stampin’ Up! only during the month of November.

Color Combination

My color combination is Highland Heather (ink 147103/card stock 146986), Gorgeous Grape (ink 147099 /card stock 146987), Balmy Blue (ink 147105/card stock 146982) and Whisper White (100730).

Card Recipe

My card starts out with a Highland Heather (146986) card base cut 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″; score and fold at 4 1/4″.  I cut the large snowflake out of Whisper White (100730) card stock using the Snowfall Thinlits dies (149692).  What a gorgeous snowflake! Definitely worth having to poke out the little pieces using my Paper Piercing Tool (126189). I stamped a small snowflake in the middle using Highland Heather (147103) ink and the Snow is Glistening (149742) stamp set.

Decorating the Card Front

Next I stamped the front of the card using the Snow is Glistening (149742) stamp set. I first stamped the large snowflake three times with Balmy Blue ink. Next, I stamped the medium snowflake seven times using Highland Heather (147103) ink. Finally, I used the Gorgeous Grape ink (147099) to stamp the sentiment on the bottom and the small bunch of snowflakes numerous times.

Inside the Card

I stamped the sentiment “Sending a blizzard of wishes for a wonderful season” on a piece of Whisper White (100730) card stock. The piece of Whisper White (100730) card stock was cut 4″ X 5 1/4″. I added a couple stamps of the small cluster of snowflakes using Gorgeous Grape (147099) ink.

Benefits of Being an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

Such an easy one layer card, isn’t it? I really like how the card turned out and I love this new bundle too! One of the many benefits of being an Independent Stampin’ Up!  Demonstrator is being able to pre-order new products. Plus the discount on purchasing items is great! Plus I love stamping and love to share this love with others!

Have a wonderful evening and Happy Stampin’

LuAnn