Every other Tuesday is Try Stampin’ on Tuesday day for me!
Our layout this week –
Challenge #323. Optional Theme : Pretty as a Picture
I love the layout but got hung up on the ‘Pretty as a Picture’ theme. I created this without the picture theme –
A brightly designed card using some soon-to-retire Designer Series Paper called, Party Animal!
The cool feature about the front of this card is this nifty pocket that has a pullout! Which still leaves a really nice design –
You can add a gift card –
Yes, Christmas was the only one I could find for demonstrator purposes!
See how nicely it fits into the front panel?
I love how this turned out! The colors are great. The patterns are wonderful. It’s a unique take on the design we were challenged with!
Want to see how the other designers used this sketch? Check them out on our blog or on our Facebook page as well. You can also link up a card using either place!
So, it’s time for a new two-week challenge from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday –
Challenge #321. Optional Theme : As the Garden Grows
This is a great theme and layout as things are blooming everywhere! So, why not a blooming birthday card??
Isn’t this just the prettiest? I really had forgotten about this stamp set and framelits pair. Sadly, it’s about to retire from Stampin’ Up. I decided I needed to play with it a few more times before it goes to sit on the shelf so more!
The flower is actually two flowers layered together with a dimensional in between them. Of course, a few more behind the flowers and designer series paper layer too! Adds so much drama!
The embossed panel added just enough interest for the card. Makes it a little more dressy!
I created a fabulous card with the layout and the added theme. I hope to have inspired you! Please leave me a nice comment.
You can see the other Design Team cards for inspiration here on our blog . You can link up a card there or on our Facebook page as well! Looking forward to seeing you!
This week over at Try Stampin’ on Tuesday, we have a really cool sketch to work with!
Just see for yourself –
Challenge #319. Optional Theme : Circle or Oval card
How cool is this?!?! We don’t create shaped cards too often these days, so this is refreshing!
I went with a lovely floral-ish card –
I think this is just soo sweet! My mom will love it! I loved the sparkly strip from the glimmer paper myself.
This pattern from the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper is cool in that you can actually use the coordinating framelits to cut out the preprinted flowers in the paper!!!! So, that’s what I did. Hah, minimal stamping!
Both the framelits and the stamp set are retiring. However, they are on SALE which makes it really nice on the pocketbook. The framelits are only $16.50 (regularly $33!) and the stamp set, Oh So Succulent, is $15.75 (regularly $21!). Did I mention the paper is on sale too? What a bargain!!!
I hope I have inspired you with my round card! You can see the other Design Team cards on the blog or our Facebook page. You can also link up a card in either place too! Come join us! It’s fun!
- Stamp Set – Oh So Succulent
- Framelits – Succulent Framelits
- Bundles – Oh So Succulent Bundle
- Card Stock – Sweet Sugarplum, Whisper White
- Ink – Early Espresso
- DSP – Succulent Garden
- Other – 6 x 6 Glimmer Paper Assortment Pack
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Hi Stampers! Today I have a card I designed for Try Stampin’ on Tuesday.
Challenge #317. Optional Theme : A Ray of Sunshine
What a great challenge to get you to thinking! Wouldn’t you agree?
This is what I came up with –
I think I got it right on the mark! It’s simply fun! Bright too! You almost need sunglasses!
I like the addition of the 2 circles, one in front of the starburst, the other behind. The retired Stampin’ Up Cloudy Day embossing isn’t half bad either! It added just what the card needed!
I hope that I inspired you to create a card using a Ray of Sunshine as your starting point to join us this week! You can link up on our blog or on our Facebook page – so, you have no reason not to show us a project!
Time for a Try Stampin’ on Tuesday challenge.
This week we have a sketch designed by Donna –
Challenge #315. Optional theme : Three Different Patterns.
What a creative sketch! I was inspired to create this –
I loved pulling out some – FREE with a $50 purchase and – soon-to-retire DSP – Designer Series Paper to create this fresh’n fruity card!
My ‘three’ patterns are the polka dot background paper from Tasty Treats, and the partial circle and strawberries from Fruit Stand DSP! Yes, those strawberries are hand cut from one of the patterns!!! How cool is that?
Side note, the Fruit Stand is a FREE option for a $50 order during Sale-a-Bration.
Cool layout. Cool card using cool layout!
Please leave me a comment about your thoughts on the card. I’d love a read from you.
Check out what the other Design Team created here. You can link up your card either on our blog or Facebook! See you there!
I’m quite busy in planning cards for my March Card Buffet this upcoming weekend. Whew! Time flies!
Took some time out to design a card for Try Stamping on Tuesday. We have a cool sketch to follow this time around –
Challenge #313. Optional Theme : Beautiful Flowers
I had a card in mind just by looking at the sketch! Something fun and springlike –
Isn’t this great? I love it because it’s a little different from what is all over the interweb.
Of course, this is a favorite color combo of mine……
Notice the lovely background DSP? It’s FREE. Yes, free! Spend $50 from Stampin Up and you can select this as your free item because it’s Sale-a-Bration.
These die cut flowers really add some nice POP to this card! Both flower shapes come in the set.
Hard to tell in the picture, but I adhered just the round center to the black flower back. Either way, still a lovely card! I think it will be on the Card Buffet this weekend!
Comments are always appreciated.
Check out what the other design team members created and play along with us! We’re on Facebook too!
It’s been a few days since I’ve posted. I’m trying to recover from last week and being so sick.
Since it’s Tuesday, it’s time for a Try a Stampin’ on Tuesday challenge –
Challenge #311. Optional Theme : Checkerboard or Plaid
Pretty cool layout! Perfect for the Cool Treats Bundle –
Since we needed to use ‘checks’ – this paper was the way to go! It made for a really cute, sweet card!
I used some of the new glimmer DSP you can get for FREE during Sale-a-bration for the sparkly ice cream scoops!!! They look yummy, don’t they? The repeated stamped sentiment is also a Sale-a-bration item too!!!!
You can see the other design team creation on our blog or Facebook. Come check us out! And, PLAY along with us!!