Sunday, December 10, 2023

Share it Sunday! Free tutorial - Gift of Giving

It's Sunday - and time to share another great card and free tutorial !   How fun is this - it uses a Holiday set to make an amazing birthday card.  Just a reminder to think out of the box when using your sets - I  hope you like it!

#162075 Gift of Giving $24.00


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Gift of Giving

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 ·       Stamp Sets: Gift of Giving (162075), So Serene (162283)

·       Card Stock and Paper: Basic White, Melon Mambo (115320), (159276), Basic Black (121045), Merry Bold & Bright DSP (161945)

·       Stamp Pads: Craft White (147277). Tuxedo Black (132708), Pool Party (147107). Poppy Parade (147050), Granny Apple Green (147095), Blueberry Bushel (147138), Crushed Curry (147087), Melon Mambo (147051)

·       Tools: Heat Tool (129053), Water Painter (151298)

·       Miscellaneous: Iridescent Adhesive-Backed Discs (161954), Festive Pearls (159963) Simply Elegant Trim (155766)

Basics emboss powders (155554)


 ·       Melon Mambo: 5 ½” x 8 ½”

·       Basic White: 4” x 5 ¼”, 2 ½” x 4 ½”

·       Basic Black: ½” x 3”

·       Merry Bold & Bright DSP: ½” x 2 ½”

·       Trim: 8”


 1.    Cut a 5 ½” x 8 ½” Melon Mambo card base. Fold in half.

2.    Stamp the packages onto Basic White cardstock using Craft White ink.

3.    Sprinkle with white embossing powder and heat set.

4.    Color the images using a water painter and Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green, Blueberry Bushe, Crushed Curry & Melon Mambo inks. Cut.

5.    Stamp the snowflakes randomly over the 4” x 5 ¼” Basic White panel using Pool Party ink.

6.    Adhere the panel to the card base.

7.    Cut a ½” x 2 ½” piece of Merry Bold & Bright DSP.

8.    Cut a “v” in the bottom to create a banner.

9.    Adhere the banner to the left side of the card front.

10. Cut a ½” x 3” piece of Basic Black cardstock.

11. Cut a “v” in the bottom to create a banner.

12. Stamp the sentiment onto the banner using Craft White ink. Let dry completely or lightly heat set.

13. Adhere the banner to the card front.

14. Tie a large bow in the silver trim.

15. Adhere the bow to the BACKSIDE of the packages.

16. Adhere the packages to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

17. Stamp the sentiment onto the card front using Tuxedo Black ink.

18. Adhere (5) adhesive discs randomly to the card front.

19. Adhere (3) silver Festive Pearls randomly to the card front.


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Bundle Bonus for December 2023

Countryside Corners #161472 $47.75*


Product available at time of offering.

Cost shown is in the U.S. Market for December 2023 – Price will vary in other Stampin’ Up! markets.

Order the above bundle in the month of December, and all of my profits from the sale will go to support Doors of Hope ministry in Murfreesboro, TN – see more about this incredible ministry here –

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Plus - you will receive a special full bundle tutorial of additional card ideas – that you can use to create wonderful projects.  Tutorial bundle will be sent out as soon as possible – usually the Sunday after your purchase.


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Always Stamping, Maureen - the Crazy Stamping Lady!

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