Saturday, August 20, 2016

Short & Sweet Saturday - Swirly Bird


This week's Short & Sweet Saturday card features the fun stamp set, Swirly Bird and the greeting stamp set, Designer Tin of Cards. Don't you just love the font? I can't believe how fast this card came together. It's definitely one that can be made many times in no time!

All of my Short & Sweet Saturday (S&SS) cards are quick and easy to make, so they're perfect if you need to make a card last minute. I always include complete instructions on how to make my Short & Sweet cards, too.


Card Instructions:
  1. Fold a 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" piece of Peekaboo Peach Cardstock in half to form the card base. Attach a 5-1/2" x 2"' piece of multi-color brick paper from the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack to the bottom half of the card base. It should be about a 1/4" above the bottom edge of the card base.
  2. Stamp the "Celebrate your day" stamp from the Designer Tin of Cards Stamp Set onto the upper, right corner of a 4-1/4" x 3" piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock using the Tuxedo Black Memento Pad.
  3. Using the Swirly Bird Stamp Set, stamp the swirly flowers and leaves onto bottom and left-side of the Very Vanilla Cardstock. The large swirly flower stamp is stamped with the Peekaboo Peach Classic Stampin' Pad, the medium-sized swirly flower stamp is stamped with the Blushing Bride Classic Stampin' Pad, the small swirly flower stamp is stamped with the Sweet Sugarplum Classic Stampin' Pad, and both leaf stamps are stamped with the Emerald Envy Classic Stampin' Pad. See pictures for placement of flowers and leaves.
  4. Attach the stamped piece to the center of a 4-3/8" x 3-1/8" piece of Basic Black Cardstock, and then attach it to the center of the card base.

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Place a minimum $15 online order* (before shipping & tax) with me, using the Host Code GGP4BP9G, and I'll email my illustrated, step-by-step Thoughtful Branches Tutorial to you for FREE!

OR

Purchase the Thoughtful Branches Bundle, OR place a minimum $50 online order* (before shipping & tax), from me in August using the Host Code GGP4BP9G, and you'll not only receive my Thoughtful Branches Tutorial for free, but you'll also receive the consumable supplies to make all four cards (pre-cut cardstock, DSP, & embellishments). The die-cuts will not be done for you, since you'll already have the die set. The embossing & punching will be done for you.

If you order is $150 or more (before shipping & tax), DO NOT use the Host Code. This way, you'll get the Stampin' Rewards you qualify for. I WILL still email the tutorial to you, and mail the consumable card supplies to you.

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*only those living in the United States can place an order from me - per Stampin' Up! rules.


Remember, the Thoughtful Branches Stamp Set is only available August 31 or WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!






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