Sue Duffy
Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!®


February 20, 2019

Stampin' Up!® LASTING LILY SYMPATHY CARD

Hello, Stampers -
     The majority of the sentiments in the Lasting Lily Stamp Set (FREE with $100 order) are for sympathy cards.  In yesterday's post, I shared an Easter card.  I came across the embossed lily idea online and since it seemed to show best on black, I figured this one should definitely be a sympathy card, much as we hate to have to send them.  Let's get started!  
     You can find a product list on my blog.

Sue Duffy ~
mandsduffy@comcast.net

Instructions
  • Card base is WW Thick CS; the Daffodil Delight layer is 4 x 5-1/4 and the black started out as 5 x 3-3/4.  Scraps of Shimmery White and Daffodil for the sentiment.
  • Lightly dust the black cs with the Embossing Buddy, then stamp Lily, stem and leaf with Versamark ink; cover with White EP and heat emboss.
  • Cut a curved edge on the black cs by hand or use the curved edge die from the In the Woods Framelits Dies, placing die at roughly 1" from right edge of black at top and bottom.
  • Highlight the stamen and along the folds of the lily with Dark Mango Melody Blends; color stem and leaves with Dark Old Olive Blends.
  • Emboss Daffodil CS with the Subtle Dynamic TIEF and adhere the black piece with Liquid Glue; wrap ribbon and fasten to the back of the Daffodil and adhere all layers to the WW Thick CS base.
  • Stamp desired sentiment in Basic Black on Shimmery CS and die-cut with label from the Lily Framelits Dies (available March 1); cut a second piece label of Daffodil and add to the Shimmery, offset a little at the top; add to card front with Dimensionals.
  • Tie knot or small bow onto the ribbon and stamp a small lily inside with Crushed Curry, if desired.

February 19, 2019

STAMPIN' UP!® SALE-A-BRATION CAS - LASTING LILY FOR EASTER


Hello, Stampers!
     I really like the sample card in the Sale-a-Bration Brochure on p.18, so I decided to see if I could duplicate the look.  It was pretty easy, really, especially with the Lily Framelits Dies that will be available to purchase March 1-31 during the SAB Coordination Promotion.  You can find more info about that promo in my February 5 post, here.  Let's get started.  Full Instructions are on my blog.


Happy Stampin’!
Sue Duffy ~

mandsduffy@comcast.net
03.01.19_TH_Q1_OOP_LILY
#150071, $27

February 17, 2019

STAMPIN' UP!® BOTANICAL BUTTERFLY GALA and GRAPEFRUIT GROVE FOIL - February 2019 STAMP CAMP

Hello, Stampers!
    I've got three versions of this card to share today, using different embossing folders and a variation of butterflies.  The front and center above is my favorite because I like this embossed background the best - it is the new Dot to Dot TIEF in the Occasions Catalog, p.25.  Below are the other two.  I imagine a background with the new Flower Garden Dynamic TIEF (SAB 2) would be gorgeous, as well.


Basket Weave TIEF

    
Swirls & Curls TIEF
     DO YOU NOTICE ANYTHING ELSE different about one of these samples?  The butterflies on the card with the Basket Weave background were not stamped, they were punched out of the Botanical Butterfly FREE DSP!  Can it get any easier?  Instructions are below (on my blog).

Happy Stampin’!
Sue Duffy ~
mandsduffy@comcast.net

February 16, 2019

STAMPIN' UP!® FLOWERING DESERT NOTE CARD - February 2019 STAMP CAMP

Hola, Stampers!
     Okay, so I really like the Flowering Desert set in the Occasions Catalog.  ;-)  I wanted to do something with some non-traditional colors because I thought that reflected the sentiment, "be your own kind of beautiful."   So, let's get started!


Happy Stampin’!
Sue Duffy ~

mandsduffy@comcast.net

Instructions
  • Sponge an area with Mango Melody on a Whisper White or Vanilla Note Card
  • *Stamp saguaro cactus in Bermuda Bay or Pool Party, make smaller cactus by stamping parts with Flirty Flamingo, stamp yucca or aloe plant in Granny Apple Green or Lemon Lime Twist, and small yucca stems in Flirty Flamingo
  • Punch out small flowers in Mango Melody CS, OR Grapefruit Grove Foil; add 1/" circle centers punched from Bermuda Bay CS and add flowers with Mini Glue Dots.
  • Stamp sentiment in Bermuda Bay.  Stamp whatever you like on the inside of the note and on the envelope.  That's it!
     *I suggest using your Stamparatus in case you need to stamp any element more than once..

Products

February 14, 2019

REMEMBER, SALE-A-BRATION PART 2 STARTS FEB. 15!


HiYa, Stampers!
     Sorry I haven't finished posting my February Stamp Camp projects yet, but I've spent the last two full days working on our super-easy, short forms, taxes!  Just let me say, NOT!  It's taken me twice as long as in the past - so not sure what's supposed to be better about the new forms, etc.  BUT, I digress...
     Just wanted to remind you that SAB Part 2 starts Friday.  You can find the brochure on my blog by just clicking above and you can shop from there, as well.  Have fun!


Sue Duffy ~ The Silver Stamper
mandsduffy@comcast.net