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Pop of Pink Series – Card 1


Hello Stampers!

This is card 1 of a 4 part series using the new Pop of Pink Collection from Stampin’ Up!

This card uses a standard 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card base in Melon Mambo which has been stamped from top to bottom (also in Melon Mambo) using the Happy Birthday Sentiment from the Balloon Celebration stamp set.  The Melon Mambo Ink is slightly darker than the paper while still blending in which gives it a watermarked look.  Great for backgrounds!


I used a strip of Basic Black cardstock cut to 5 1/2 x 2 and covered it with the black and gold Pop of Pink Washi Tape.  This was aligned with the background sentiments.

The 3 Balloons were also created using white cardstock covered in Washi Tape then punched out with the Balloon Boquet punch.  Gold Thread was used for the balloon strings.


The sentiment is attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals to give the card a little pop!  Once again using the same Happy Birthday sentiment as the background, this time in black.

This is a perfect card that is simple to create over and over again.  It can also be made in different colors, perfect for feminine as well as masculine cards!

Thanks for Stopping By!

~Bridget Sandoval

Make a Wish! Shaker Card

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Hello Everyone,

I have a super fun card to share with you today!  This started as a simple shaker and grew into a fun and exciting birthday card 🙂  There’s a lot going on in this card so I have several pictures and I’ll make sure to list all of the supplies!

So, we’ll start with the Shaker.  This was created using the Stars Framelits from Stampin’ Up.  The cupcake is from the Carnival Cupcakes set from Mama Elephant and was colored using Copic Markers.  I used patterned paper for the backing and front of the shaker.

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The Banner and Sentiment were both stamped using the Simon Says Stamp – Big Birthday Wishes stamp set:Big Birthday WishesThe adorable Bunny and Bear are both from the Carnival Cupcakes stamp set.  These were stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black in and colored in with Copic Markers.  They were cut out using the Fabulous coordinating die set!!

Carnival Cupcakes Dies

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For the background I embossed a 5.25″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock using the Polka Dot embossing folder from Stampin’ Up!, I then scribbled over each raised dot using Tempting Turquoise and Strawberry Slush Stampin’ Write markers.

I then added a few stars and sequins and BAM, there’s a fun card that any child would love!!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this fantastic card!

Thanks for stopping by,





June 2015 Paper Pumpkin & Wplus9



Hi Stampers!

Today I want to share with you a set of 4 Adorable birthday cards that are great for both boys or girls!

I used all the ingredients from the paper pumpkin kit to start.  Then I cut an additional white circle for each card and stamped a cute image from one of 4 Wplus9 stamp sets.  The images were colored using Copic markers and attached to the card with dimensionals.  Here they are in more detail!!!!


Don’t you just love those bubbles?!?! This card used the Bubble Talk stamp set:


This cute giraffe and his GIANT balloon is from the Party Animal set:


This little guy is from the Unforgettable stamp set, along with the party hat and flower!


And last, but not least……This sweet bear and butterflies are from the Happy Mail set:


I hope you enjoyed using this month’s Paper Pumpkin set as much as I did.  Remember, you don’t have to stick with just what’s in the box!

Thanks for stopping by!


Beautifully Simple Christmas Card

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.

Hi Everyone.  Today I’m going to share with you a quick and easy Christmas card.  We all love to save time especially around the holidays!  This card takes no time at all, but is so stunning!

Here are the paper sizes you will need:

  • Card Base – 5 ½” x 4 ¼” in Cherry Cobbler
  • Matte 1 – 5 3/8” x 4 1/8” in Soft Sky
  • Matte 2 – 5 ¼” x 4” in Whisper White
  • Small Matte 1 – 2 ¾” x 3 ¾” in Soft Sky
  • Small Matte 2 – 2 5/8” x 3 5/8” in Cherry Cobbler
  • Small Matte 3 – 2 ½” x 3 ½” in Whisper White

I dry embossed the large piece Whisper White card stock using the Northern Flurry Embossing folder.  It’s hard to tell in the picture, but I also spritzed this sheet with Vanilla Shimmer Smooch to add a little sparkle!

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.

Using Soft Sky Ink, I stamped the small piece of Whisper White card stock with sever snowflakes from the Endless Wishes stamp set.

I wanted to add a little more sparkle here so I mixed some Cherry Cobbler Stampin Emboss Powder with red glitter (you can get this from any craft store). Using this mixture, I heat embossed the Mingle All the Way sentiment from the Mingle All The Way stamp set!

Next, I attached the 3 small pieces of card stock and tied a 13″ piece of Cherry Cobbler bakers twine around all 3 pieces.

Add a few rhinestones and voila!

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.

I wanted to make sure my dry embossed snowflakes had enough POP, so I added 2 rhinestones which were colored using my darkest Cherry Cobbler Blendabilites marker.

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.


And what is a Christmas Card without a sentiment on the inside???? 🙂

I added a piece of Whisper White card stock that I stamped with snowflakes in Soft Sky and added the “Celebrate the Season” sentiment in Cherry Cobbler using the Endless Wishes stamp set!

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.

A few more snowflakes were added to the flap of the envelope to finish things off!!

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog.

That’s it!  A great simple card that anyone would love, and the Mingle All The Way sentiment is so fun.  This could be for any winter holiday, not just Christmas, and maybe even a winter birthday!

Stampin' Up! Snowy Christmas Card uses Mingle All The Way and Endless Wishes Stamp Sets from the 2014 Holiday Catalog

I hope you enjoy this card.  Thanks for stopping by!


A Spin on Paper Pumpkin – October Card 3

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Hi Stampers!  Today I’m excited to share with you the third card I created using my October 2014 Paper Pumpkin kit.  The Teepee Card, the Pie Card, and today’s card were all created using a single Paper Pumpkin pie box.  There is plenty of product in you kit to make any of these cards in bulk!!!

This card is Quick and Easy! We all love easy cards especially around the holidays, right?!?!

So let’s get started!  The main focal point of this card is the colorful background.  I created this using a piece of 5 1/4″ x 4″ Watercolor paper.  You can pick up watercolor paper from any local craft store.

I sponged Hello Honey, Old Olive, and Cajun Craze, which just scream autumn, onto the inside of my Honeycomb Embossing Folder.  Make sure you sponge the side that has the logo.  Then I sprayed the inked area with Rubbing Alcohol, this will blend the colors and create a distressed/wet look.  You can use water in place of Rubbing Alcohol, but the alcohol will dry quicker.  This step is why I used watercolor paper.  The paper will absorb the alcohol/water better than basic card stock.

Then just place your paper in the embossing folder and run through the Big Shot!

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For the tag, I used a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and punched each end with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch.  Then I used the sheet that the pre-cut feathers came on from the Paper Pumpkin kit as a mask.  I sponged 3 feathers onto the tag in Hello Honey, Old Olive, and Cajun Craze.

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I stamped the sentiment “Thankful For You” onto the tag using Mossy Meadow.

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I didn’t have much use for the pink feathers that came in the kit, so I sponged over them with Cajun Craze to make a “red” feather.

For the card, I cut a large feather using the Feathers framelits from a polka dotted pie box.  I also used the Hexagon punch to add an accent to the feathers on the front of the card.

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I used 3 strands of the yellow yarn from the Paper Pumpkin kit and ran them behind the sentiment tag.  I also created a bow using the same yarn and attached it to the front of the card as well as added a banner, using the orange striped sticker from the kit.

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Everything was then attached to a Mossy Meadow 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ card stock base.  That’s it, you have a super simple card that can easily be recreated in plenty of time for Thanksgiving!

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Over the weekend I held my monthly Paper Pumpkin Party and my gals had so much fun creating the 3 Spin on Paper Pumpkin cards I have shared with you.

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I hope you have fun with your October Paper Pumpkin kit!  I’ve seen the kit for November and it’s Super Cute!!  I can’t wait to receive that little red box at the end of the month!

If you don’t have a Paper Pumpkin subscription, it’s super easy to sign up and it’s so much fun getting a surprise each month.  If you’re not sure you want a monthly subscription, you can try it for 1 month no strings attached!

Thanks for stopping by,



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