Congratulations Card With Vertical Greetings (GDP150)!

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Today’s card is a fun Congratulations Card which was created with three different stamp sets!! That’s a great thing about stamping, you can mix and match ALL the stamps you have 🙂

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The design for this card is based on the sketch challenge over at Global Design Project. To play the challenge, I created a card based on their sketch for this week. Here’s it is:

You can see that I used the “congrats” sentiment from the Vertical Greetings stamp set to create the three vertical stripes. I set them on a Blackberry Bliss circle punched with the Starburst Punch. I love the contrast of the Blackberry Bliss card stock and the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper.

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The spray of flowers was stamped using the Love What You Do stamp set and colored in with a Rich Raspberry Colored Pencil. Then I blended the colored area with a Blender Pen.The Blender Pen has a bit of alcohol in it that makes the pencil marks flow together and look almost like a marker.

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Then I stamped the large “congratulations” sentiment from the Another Wonderful Year set. I made today’s card for someone who recently had a wonderful thing happen! I love being able to send a fun card to show support for great things that happen in other’s lives.

Thank you for stopping by today! Have a fabulous week!!




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Hand Delivered Congratulations!

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Isn’t this girl adorable with her huge bunch of balloons? I love the way her toes are curled in a bit 🙂  This is one of the Host Sets offered by Stampin’ Up! to those who place an order of $150 or more. There are several nice Host Sets to choose from but I really like this set.

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You can simply stamp the outline of the balloons, or you can can stamp the outline and then color the balloons with Stampin’ Blends, or watercolor pencils. For this card I cut out circles using the Layering Circles Framelits Does and card stock that matched the colors I used in her skirt. I colored her shoes and skirt with Stampin’ Blends.

Item No. 146808  $13 (with a $150 order)

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Hand Delivered Congratulations Card!

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Hooray! All month long I’m celebrating my 6th Anniversary with Stampin’ Up! And I just had to make this congratulations card to give you a sneak peek of a fun new Host Stamp Set that will be available in the new Annual Catalog on June 1st. I love this new stamp set, it’s SO cute!

Stampin' Up! Hand Delivered Congratulations - Peggy Noe - stampinup

This is me being lifted up by the balloons, full of joy that I’ve spent 6 years with this wonderful company! I can’t believe it’s gone by so fast!!

The balloons are each watercolored with the new 2018-2020 In Colors. I want you to have lots of opportunities to see how beautiful these colors are. I tried to color a few of them both dark and light so you can get the full spectrum of color 🙂 

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Take a close look at the balloons. Here are the five colors, see if you can spot them: Lovely Lipstick, Blueberry Bushel, Call Me Clover, Pineapple Punch, and Grapefruit Grove. Which ones have two balloons? Leave me a comment here and I’ll tell you if you got it right! 🙂

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I’ve been talking a lot about the new In Colors and new products, but don’t forget about all the retiring products that will be gone on May 31st! This includes the colors that are also retiring ~ get them now while you can!

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An Amazing Card!

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Hi there! Today’s card is for a good friend who is moving. She likes yellow and orange, and gold, so I created a card for her using those colors 🙂

Ok, so I love the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (a free Sale-a-Bration item!). I really like the die-cut word “amazing.” It’s delicate and curvy and looks great on any project. And cut out in Whisper White it even looks a bit lacy, don’t you think? 

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Pretty Pointer:  You can use Stampin’ Blends Markers with any stamped image. Be sure to use Tuxedo Black Memento Ink or heat embossing to stamp/set your image. This prevents the alcohol in the markers from blurring the stamped image. 

Here I’ve stamped a flower from the Amazing You stamp set (also free during Sale-a-Bration) with the Memento Ink and then colored it in with the Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends. Behind the flowers are a few vellum leaves punched out with the Leaf Punch.

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For the base of the card I’ve used Whisper White card stock topped with some Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate. This acetate is gold on one side and silver on the other.  Then I’ve used a Shimmery White panel that’s been watercolored with Daffodil Delight ink.

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Amazing Congratulations Card!

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Do you know someone who needs congratulations? Someone who needs to hear a “well done”? Well, this is the perfect card! I made this card for a member of my team who has done a fabulous job, and I’m so glad I had these Celebrate You Thinlits Dies. I got them FREE with my recent order, and I just love them!

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For this card, I used a sheet of the Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper. Those little dots you see are silver foil and are a part of the beautiful paper, and wow are they pretty! I used some Bermuda Bay card stock for the “amazing” sentiment, and some star sequins from the Metallics Sequin Assortment to add more bling! Aren’t these colors gorgeous together? The paper color is Calypso Coral and the Bermuda Bay (blue) looks striking against it.


Celebrate You Thinlits – Item No. 146840

These Celebrate You Thinlits Dies are a Level 2 FREE gift with an order of $100 or more before shipping and tax during Sale-A-Bration. These die will be available after Sale-a-Bration but they will not be free 🙂 

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Free Card Tutorial and Last Day for Specials!

Most of you know how much I love the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set. Well, today I have for you a pretty congratulations card made from the set…AND, a FREE tutorial so that you can make this card yourself! Scroll to the bottom of this post for the pdf tutorial.

Last Day for These Fabulous Special Deals!

Place an order of any size through my Stampin’ Up! Online Store and I will personally refund your shipping charges! You go ahead and pay the shipping at the time of your order, but as soon as it goes through I will send you a check to refund you the shipping cost! I only do this a few times a year, so take advantage of it while you can. I love to spoil my customers!

This is also the last day of Stampin’ Up!’s Bonus Days! For every $50 order you receive a $5 coupon toward your order in August ~ that’s a 10% bonus!! Your coupon will come to you via email, so be sure to save those emails!

Starter Kit Best Deal!!

ENDS TODAY!  $99 STARTER KIT DEAL!  When you purchase the $99 Starter Kit in July (1 – 31), you’ll get $125 in YOUR CHOICE of Stampin’ Up! products for $99 (that’s $26 in FREE product and the kit ships FREE) PLUS receive a BONUS Essentials Gift Pack & FREE Stamp Set worth $72 total including:

  • Paper Snips ($10 value).
  • SNAIL Adhesive ($7 value)
  • Grid Paper ($11 value)
  • Two Clear Blocks (D)  ($17 value)
  • Bone Folder ($7 value)
  • AND, A FREE STAMP SET:  Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the upcoming holiday catalog ($20 value).  A “must-have” for the holidays.