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Hello! I am happy to be back doing lives again and am excited to share with you the card I made Tuesday night. All of the measurements will be listed at the bottom of this post. I used two different stamp sets for this card, Ringed with Nature and Amazing Phrasing. If you would like to catch me next time, I go live each Tuesday at 7:30pm and would love to have you join in!

There were a couple different things that came in to the design of this card. One is Stampin’ Up! has issued us demonstrators a #creativechallengeSU using the following sketch, and the other is that Sale-a-bration is in full swing, and I wanted to highlight some of those products. (Unfortunately the tree lot dies are no longer available)

I started out with a A2 sized card base in Basic White. I then took Soft Suede ink and stamped the tree ring stamp from the Ringed with Nature stamp set on it in a random fashion to create a background for my three panels. I matted this on Evening Evergreen card stock and affixed with with liquid glue. I tried it first without anything on the white panel and just thought it needed a little extra.

Next I took the Rings of Love Designer Series Paper and cut 3 strips. I matted them on Soft Suede card stock, and again used liquid glue to adhere them together. For my die cut pieces I used Evening Evergreen, Mint Macaron, Soft Suede and Gray Granite. To place these elements on my card I again used liquid glue. I find that it gives me the precision that I need when working with small bits and pieces.

For my sentiments I used the ”Hey” and the ”You’ve got this” from the Amazing Phrasing stamp set, and the “Get Well soon” from the Ringed with Nature stamp set. I stamped them in Mint Macaron on Basic White card stock and I used my scissors to gently cut around each of the phrases. The trick is to leave a little bit of space so if you mess up you don’t cut off a letter, and to go reallllly slow. I adhered these on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For a finishing touch, I placed glossy dots onto each circle on the die cut light string to look like twinkle lights. I always loved seeing the campers with these when I was camping as a kid and for some reason always seemed to think it meant the people in them were kind. Don’t forget , if you plan to make this, the measurements for all the cuts are at the bottom.

Right now is one of the most exciting times of the year. It’s Sale-a-bration time!! Which means each increment of $50 you purchase, you qualify for FREE items. For this DSP and coordinating stamp set, you would need to order $100 in products before tax and shipping.  

To Shop Sale-a-bration click here:

Sometimes we just know when something is a good fit, if you love our products and generally order in increments of $100, it is really to your advantage to join! Right now if you do, you get to pick out $125 in product and pay only $99, its shipped for FREE and you receive this awesome planner kit! e-mail me at with any questions you might have or take the plunge by clicking the link below!

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While a couple of the items from the original Sale-a-bration flyer have sold out, they just released some new items we can earn and they are really great! They are current products that they are now offering as sale-a-bration freebies! They have different product numbers though to get them for free so do be careful when ordering.

The time to subscribe to the August paper pumpkin kit ends 8/10! Don’t miss out on this awesome kit. Also, if you are a part of my VIP group, you will get all the info each month on our virtual create together. This is a perfect time to sit down and actually get it done. I put together my kits during this zoom and just have fun crafting with anyone who wants to join.

This months kit includes:

All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes. 

An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.

Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.

2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!

Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.

Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: 

Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Card Stock Measurements:

Basic White: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4, 3 5/8x 4 7/8, 5 x 3 3/4, scrap for sentiments
Evening Evergreen: 5 3/4 x 5 , scrap for string light die
Soft Suede: 1 1/4 x 3 1/4 (3), scrap for pole dies
Rings of Love DSP: 1 x 3 (3)
Mint Macaron: 2 x 2 (For camper detail)
Gray Granite: 2 x 2 ( For camper)

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I hope you enjoyed the card, Do you think it looks like the sketch? Feel free to make your own card from the sketch and post it on my business facebook page here

Don’t forget to send those paper hugs!