Sunday, April 23, 2023

Share it Sunday! Free tutorial - Tropical Leaf Bundle - Online Exclusive!

It's Sunday - and time to share another great card and free tutorial! Today I'm sharing an amazing card using the Tropical Leaf Bundle from our Online Exclusives. I just love the non-leafy blues and how they come together to shine on this card.  Hope you like it!  Enjoy!
#161249 Tropical Leaf Bundle $37.75

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Tropical Leaf Bundle

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  • Stamp Sets: Tropical Leaf Bundle (161242); Stamps and Punch

  • Card Stock and Paper: Basic White (159231); 

  • Stamp Pads: Coastal Cabana (147097); Pool Party (147107), Mint Macaroon (147106), Pacific Point (147098) (use any combination of current colors that you like!)

  • Tools: Something Fancy Dies (160424); Bone Folder (102300); Cane Weave 3D Embossing Folder (160580)

  • Miscellaneous: Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108); Balmy Blue & White Variegated Ribbon (160448); Adhesive Backed Milky Dots (160582); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)


  • Basic White: 8 ½ X 6 scored at 3 and burnished with the Bone Folder

  • 1 Sheet Basic White for Leaf images and sentiment label 

  • 8 inches of ribbon


  1. Emboss one half of the card with the Cane Weave 3D Embossing folder 

  2. Stamp a dozen leaf sentiments in the shades of your choosing.  Using the same color used for the leaf, stamp the leaf vein.  

  3. Use the Tropical Leaf Punch to cut the leaves.

  4. Stamp the “thanks so much” sentiment from the Tropical Leaf Bundle using the darkest shade (here Pacific Point).  Use the Something Fancy frame die to die cut the stamped sentiment.  Die cut three additional blank sentiment frames to add dimension to the sentiment.

  5. Use a blender brush to lightly add a wash of color (here Pool Party) around the sentiment die cut for added dimension.  

  6. Adhere the tropical leaves to the middle of the panel as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Trim the top and bottom leaves as shown.

  7. Place two strips of Balmy Blue and White Variegated Ribbon under the sentiment stack.

  8. Adhere the layers of sentiment stack using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

  9. Adhere Milky Dots to the sentiment stack as shown.

  10. Adhere sentiment stack over ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


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Proceeds from every purchase of this bundle during the month of March 2023 go to support the
  Doors of Hope Ministry in Murfreesboro, TN 
Plus, you will receive a Bonus Tutorial PDF (sent within a week following your order) featuring great projects and ideas with this bundle. You must order using the hostess code above to get these benefits!


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Always Stamping, Maureen - the Crazy Stamping Lady!

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