The Absolutely Cutest Rose Stamp Ever!!

Oh dear. Every time I get a new stamp set it becomes my favorite!! Does that happen to you? The Happiest of Days stamp set is now my favorite 🙂 I mean, look at these great fonts! And what about the absolutely cutest single rose stamp ever?

Here the rose is stamped with the Basic Black Archival Ink, and then colored in using a Blender Pen and Flirty Flamingo Ink. The green here is the subtle Pear Pizzaz. And the background piece is Powder Pink cardstock. These colors blend beautifully together.

Here is a photo of the complete stamp set. I haven’t used the cake or the little package stamps yet, but aren’t they the cutest?  I’ll be getting to those very soon!

Happiest of Days Clear Mount Stamp Set
Item No. 143796

Pretty Pointer: When you have a special image or a favorite image, raise it up by using a Stampin’ Dimensional. This adds interest and gives depth to your card front.

In the photo below you see that I first stamped the left side of the card with the single rose stamp. Then for emphasis (and because this is the absolute cutest rose stamp ever!) I stamped another rose on a separate sheet of cardstock, cut it out by hand, and affixed it right over the previously stamped image using a dimensional. Then I put a sweet little pearl in the center.

I’d love to hear what you think of today’s card…I LOVE your comments 🙂 CLICK HERE to leave me a comment today!

And don’t forget the newest feature on my blog: all of the products used to make today’s card are shown at the bottom of this post. They are linked to my online store so you can just click on any product and it will go right to all the details about that product and you will be able to order right there!

Thanks for stopping by today!

 

 

 

Here are the products for today’s card:

Product List

7 Comments
Filed Under: Any Occasion, Birthday
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,

Bright and Bold Daisy for Tic Tac Toe!

Today is another Tic Tac Toe Challenge, and it’s super fun! Here’s our challenge board:

For my card today I’ve picked the last column on the right: diecut, floral, yellow. I’ve used the popular Daisy Punch as the focal point 🙂

The Whole Lot of Lovely designer series paper makes a beautiful background for the yellow daisy! I love black and yellow together, don’t you?  The background on the top of the card is Watercolor Paper with a Daffodil Delight wash.

Pretty Pointer: Create a quick and soft background by lightly washing over some Watercolor Paper. I use an Aqua Painter and pull a little color from the lid of an ink pad. When the pad is closed, press the top and bottom together (squeeze the closed pad). This will transfer some of the ink from the pad to the lid. When you open the pad you have some ink ready in the lid. Grab a bit of this ink with the Aqua Painter and run it across the paper for a soft wash!

Here are all the items I used to make my card today.

Here are links directly to the items shown above. Click on any one to order and find our more!

Watercolor Paper Item No. 122959
Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin’ Pad Item No. 126944
Daisy Punch Item No. 143713 – currently unavailable but click here to be notified when it’s back in stock!
Happy Birthday Gorgeous Photopolymer Stamp Set Item No. 143662
Whole Lot of Lovely dsp Item No. 144110
Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies Item No. 143751

Truthfully, I’m just getting this post in. Yesterday was a crazy day here. The power went out in half of our house and we had to have an electrician come fix it. (I’m so thankful that my son-in-law is an electrician! He was so sweet to come after work and fix our problem!). And, I just returned from a little trip to Pennsylvania and I left my computer power cord there! Aaaagh!! I have to run out shortly and get a new power cord. Right now I’m down to very little power, so I’m going to post this now and come back and add a few things when I get my new cord! But this card is so cheery, I just had to get it posted for you!

And, don’t forget about the $5 Bonus Coupon you can receive for every $50 order! Only available until July 31st…don’t miss it!

Thanks for stopping by today, and be sure to pop over to our Tic Tac Toe Challenge and enter your card! Which row or column will you use??

3 Comments
Filed Under: Birthday, Tic Tac Toe Challenge
Tagged With: , , , , , ,

Ruffled Ribbon Birthday!

Today’s card is such a fun birthday card! Sometimes I like to make different birthday cards, out of the ordinary, something unexpected.

My unexpected element today is a bold Berry Burst ruffled ribbon. I’ve mentioned how I love the crinkled seam binding and I like to ruffle it loosely on a strip of Tear & Tape Adhesive. Underneath the ribbon I’ve tucked a strip of Lemon Lime Twist card stock punched with the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch. These two colors look SO good together!

Actually, my husband helped me design this card! He’s very artistic and many times he advises me when I’m unsure of a layout. I really like the way he arranged the daisies, I would never even think of adding them! Pretty neat to have a designing husband 🙂

Only a few more days left for my June Special …

My Special Offer for June!

Order the Coffee Cafe Bundle using my June Host Code
and you will receive the
Corrugated Elements
FREE
from me as my gift!

All Products Used on Today’s Card Are Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Happy Birthday Gorgeous
Ink: Berry Burst Classic Stampin’ Pad
Paper: Whisper White, Lemon Lime Twist and So Saffron card stock and Naturally Eclectic dsp
Tools: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Decorative Ribbon Border Punch, Daisy Punch, Tear & Tape Adhesive
Embellishments: Glitter Enamel Dots


Filed Under: Birthday
Tagged With: , , , , , ,

Pick a “B” Pals Blog Hop!

Welcome to the June 2017 Pals Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month’s theme, Pick a “B,” features projects inspired by Babies, Birthdays and Brides to name few. You may just get a glimpse of new catalog products while you hop with us today.

Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.

The “B” in my card today is BIRTHDAY!! We always need birthday cards, don’t we, so this is a great “B” to choose. This sweet little “happy birthday” sentiment is from one of my new favorite stamp sets called Happy Birthday Gorgeous. I mean, even the name of the stamp set makes you want it, right? 🙂

Today I’m using the Petal Garden Memories & More Card Pack. This pack contains lots of individual cards with designs on the front and the back. This is a 3″ x 4″ card with a wreath on it and a light flower pattern on the edges.

I angled this card on top of a panel of Berry Burst card stock which was embossed with the new – and darling – Garden Trellis Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

A few die-cut leaves, a little wooden element, and a pretty ribbon finish off the card. The color theme for my card is from pages 56 and 57 of our annual catalog: Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral, and Old Olive. I’m crazy about this combination!

Thanks again for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on July 12th. We’re having a pattern party! Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. See you on July 12th for the next Pals Blog Hop! 

Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  3. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  4. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  5. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  6. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  7. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  10. Peggy Noe at Prettypapercards   <<<<<<< YOU ARE HERE!!
  11. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  12. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  13. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  14. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  15. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  16. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  17. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  18. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  19. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  20. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  21. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  22. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  23. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme
  24. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  25. Sara Hicks Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  26. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  27. Su Mohr at Aromas and Art

All Products Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Happy Birthday, Gorgeous
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Paper: Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral and Old Olive card stock, and Petal Garden Memories & More card pack
Tools:  Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine
Embellishments: Touches of Nature Elements, Delicate White Doilies, Calypso Coral 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon


Filed Under: Birthday, Blog Hop
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,

Celebrate With Me – Free Shipping!

May 24th is my
5th Anniversary with Stampin’ Up!

and

I want to celebrate with you by giving you
FREE SHIPPING
on all orders placed with me
from May 22-26, 2017!

 

 

 

Today I want to show you a beautiful card made by my friend Virginia Belmain using the Succulent Framelits Dies.. I just love the way the soft flowers pop off the page! She sponged the petals of the flowers with White Craft Ink and then put on a coat of Clear Wink of Stella. Gorgeous!

Right now, both the Succulent Framelits Dies and the coordinating Oh So Succulent stamp set are on sale! These two items are retiring on May 31st, so if you like them be sure to get them before they retire!

FREE SHIPPING OFFER
(This offer is ONLY through me and NOT through Stampin’ Up!)

To get free shipping…
Place an order of any amount through me by using my Host Code (SYQBEYJQ). Go ahead and pay the shipping and handling at the end of your order. After you have placed your order, I will issue you a check to refund you for the amount of the shipping and handling, and send it to you by mail.

Please be sure you don’t choose “No Contact” on your order. If you choose that I would have no way to send you your check.

If you order one of the special Eastern Palace Bundles only available in May, you will qualify for my FREE Host Code Giveaway this month. CLICK HERE to find out more.

For more information on how to use the Host Code, please CLICK HERE and scroll to the. bottom of the page for instructions

 


Filed Under: Birthday, On Sale
Tagged With: , , , , ,

The Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Blog Hop for May 2017. This month our theme is “Sneak Peek”.  You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog – Prettypapercards, or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects. At the moment you are visiting Peggy Noe.

Today’s card is a sneak peek of the new set called Happy Birthday Gorgeous. This stamp set has 32 stamps and many of them are sentiments in adorable fonts. That’s one thing I look for in a stamp set ~ good sentiments. When you need a card, the main thing is the right sentiment. Once you have that you can coordinate all the rest of the card around that sentiment.

And the best stamp sets are those with both fabulous sentiments AND pretty things to go with them! Look at these sweet flowers and pods and leaves! They are darling and just what I needed to make this card.

Pretty Pointer: The clear dots that look like pearls are really dots of glue from the Fine-Tip Glue Pen. Just put a tiny “bubble” of glue on your card (and in this case, several bubbles!) and set it aside to dry. It’s a great way to create your own embellishments!

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently, you are at my blog – Peggy Noe, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next on the list.



All Products Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Happy Birthday Gorgeous (available June 1)
Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Sweet Sugarplum, Old Olive, Blushing Bride, Archival Black Classic Stampin’ Pads
Paper: Whisper White and Flirty Flamingo card stock
Other: Fine-Tip Glue Pen


Filed Under: Birthday, Blog Hop
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,

Fun Balloon Birthday!

Balloon Adventures has been one of my favorite birthday sets in the Occasions Catalog. It has fabulous birthday sentiments!  And now it’s retiring 🙁

There are also some pretty neat Balloon Pop Up Thinlits Dies that go with this set. The fun bow on this card and the dotted balloons were cut from the dies.  The dies are retiring also, and right now they are 50% OFF!!  (How often can we buy dies for 50% off??)

Balloon Pop Up Thinlits Dies
Item No. 142753
NOW $16.50 — 50% OFF (while supplies last)

Balloon Adventures Photopolymer Stamp Set
Item No. 143377

Pretty Pointer:  Birthdays are the perfect time to use bright colors.  For my card I used Daffodil Delight, Dapper Denim and Emerald Envy and I think they look fabulous together. Use your favorite brights on your next birthday card 🙂

This stamp set and coordinating dies are really worth having and making a part of your collection! With such a great price on the dies, who can resist?!!

 To see all the other retiring items, just click on the graphic below.  I don’t want you to miss out!


Filed Under: Birthday
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,

Celebrating On Stage – Free Tutorial!

This weekend I’m celebrating! On Stage, Stampin’ Up!’s twice yearly conference at various locations is in San Diego!  I’m so excited!

So, for you my blog readers, I’m celebrating by giving you a FREE tutorial for this fabulous card!  Please click on the word “Tutorial” below to open it up ~ and enjoy!

Celebrate You Tutorial

The Birthday Blast stamp set and coordinating Star Blast Edgelits are so fun!  They make a fabulous and fun card!  And, they come in a bundle for a 10% savings.

Birthday Blast Clear Mount Bundle
Item No. 144716

 


Filed Under: Birthday, Uncategorized
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,

Easy Birthday Blast Card!

Birthdays are so special and, if you’re like me you want to give a really special card.  Well, I think this is a pretty special card 🙂

The Star Blast Edgelits (part of the Birthday Blast Bundle) are FABULOUS!  Look at all that detail!  And this card is really a snap to make ~ seriously!

I cut out the star blast with the edgelits and used the stars that popped out to decorate the top of the card. The sentiment is actually from the Big on Birthdays stamp set.  I really like the way this sentiment looks on the base of the star blast.

A Lace Doily was slipped under the sentiment piece and then I tied a few pieces of Linen Thread around the Whisper White card stock.

This Bundle is one you can have on hand for a long time.  It’s going to be one of my go-to birthday bundles!

And, this is such a great time to make this Bundle part of your collection!  Why?  Because it’s Sale-a-Bration, the best sale of the year!  With every qualifying order you receive one special item FREE from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogs below!

All Items Used Are From Stampin’ Up!

Stamps:  Big on Birthdays
Ink:  Archival Black
Paper:  Whisper White, Soft Suede, Sweet Sugarplum card stock
Tools:  Star Blast Edgelits Dies, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine
Embellishments:  Linen Thread, Lace Doilies


Filed Under: Birthday
Tagged With: , , , , , ,

The Remarkable Inkbig Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Blog Hop for March 2017. This month our theme is “Sale-A-Bration”.  You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog, Pretty Paper Cards,  or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects. At the moment you are visiting Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards.

I’m so happy to be taking part in today’s blog hop!  To celebrate our theme, my card today has LOTS of Sale-a-Bration items!  Just for fun I tried to get in as many as I could.  Can you spot them all?

Well, the flowers are from the Avant Garden stamp set.  I stamped three on the Whisper White panel, and then stamped four on another sheet and fussy cut them out to adhere on top of the other flowers.

I gave the flowers little stamen centers using the Botanical Builders Framelits and Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper.  I had to get in the fabulous Glimmer Paper!

The lace at the top is stamped from the Delicate Details stamp set.  Don’t you just love lace?  I do, and I love that I can add it anywhere on my card using the stamps in this set!

The happy birthday banner is from the Any Occasion stamp set.  This set is totally fun!  You get the “clothes line” stamp with lots of words and phrases  to hang on the clothes line 🙂

So, I count four different Sale-a-Bration items, what about you?  Did you catch them all?  Which items do you already have?  Remember, these Sale-a-Bration items are only available through March 31st, so get them while you can!!

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently you are at my blog, Pretty Paper Cards, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next in the list.

1. Lisa Pretto
2. Janet Wakeland
3. Peggy Noe  <<<< YOU ARE HERE!
4. Nicole Watt
5. Beth McCullough
6. Lisa Ann Bernard
7. Jennifer Michalski
8. Kadie Labadie
9. Tricia Chuba
10. Amanda Dickson
11. Megan Herst
12. Chris Miller
13. Diana Eichfeld
14. Gloria Plunkett
15. Jennifer Spiller
16. Anna Masciovecchio
17. Debbie Henderson
18. Debra Byrd
19. Lisa Milligan
20. Kim Vogel
21. Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
22. Katarina Ewa
23. Valerie Moody


Use this Host Code when you place your order from me during March!  To find out more, CLICK HERE! And, remember, for every order of $50 you will receive one FREE Sale-a-Bration item (offer only available through March 31, 2017).  If you have any questions, email me at peggy@prettypapercards.com!

 

All Items Used on Today’s Card are Stampin’ Up!

Stamps:  Avant Garden, Delicate Details, Any Occasion
Ink:  Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, and Mint Macaron
Paper:  Mint Macaron, Flirty Flamingo, and Whisper White
card stock, Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper

Tools:  Botanical Builder Framelits, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Paper Snips


Filed Under: Birthday, Blog Hop
Tagged With: , , , , , , ,