Under My Umbrella Tutorial

I hope you enjoy this free tutorial for the Under My Umbrella bundle!

Under My Umbrella Tutorial

Under My Umbrella

Even though Stampin’ Up!’s 2020 January-June Mini Catalog came out early January, there are still a lot of stamp sets and goodies to enjoy. Under My Umbrella Bundle, found on page 42, offers a fun stamp set and punch combination. This card and tutorial was created by Judy Garza.

Under My Umbrella Bundle

Free Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Under My Umbrella (151518), Under My Umbrella Bundle (153786)
  • PAPER Pool Party Cardstock (122924), Calypso Coral Cardstock (122925), Whisper White Thick Cardstock (140272), Whisper White Cardstock (100730), Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper(DSP) (153558)
  • INK – Early Espresso Ink Pad (119686)
  • STAMPIN’ BLENDS: Dk Calypso Coral (144044), Dk Daffodil Delight (144585), Dk. Petal Pink (146871), Light Old Olive (144574)
  • OTHER- Umbrella Builder Punch (151293), Stitched So Sweetly Dies (151690), Corrugated 3D Embossing Folder (151811), Paper Snips (103579), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Crushed Curry 3/8” Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon (149444), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

 

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Pool Party – 11” x 4 ¼”, score at 5 ½”, 3 7/8” x 5 3/8”.
  • Calypso Coral – 4 ¼” x 3 1/8”.
  • Whisper White – 4 ¼” x 3”, 5 ¼” x 4” (inside)      

 

Instructions:

  • Dry-emboss Pool Party panel and adhere to the card front.
  • Use the largest scallop rectangle die to die-cut smaller Whisper White cardstock.
  • Stamp and punch an umbrella from the DSP.  TIP: It is easier to punch the umbrella then, using a self-made template, stamp the umbrella using the Stamparatus.
  • Position the umbrella on the scallop rectangle and lightly pencil-trace the top outline. (This is to aid with positioning the flower stamps. Be sure to pencil in the outside tips)
  • Use Early Espresso ink to stamp the two floral images a total of three times, making sure they do not extend past the outer ends of the umbrella.  It is ok if some fall over the top line as they will be covered.
  • Stamp one each of the two floral images onto a scrap of Whisper White. Use Blends to color all the flowers and leaves, as shown.  Then, fussy cut the extra images.
  • Glue the umbrella under the flowers (where the pencil marks are).
  • Stamp the sentiment in the upper left corner. Glue the umbrella handle, as shown.
  • Strategically dimensional one (or two) of the extra flower cluster images to cover up any gaps in stamped flowers.
  • Glue the focal panel to the Calypso Coral panel then dimensional the unit to the center of the card front.
  • Make a bow and add to the upper right corner with a glue dot.
  • Finally, add rhinestones to the larger flower centers.

Products Used to Create This Card

 

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Stamp It Hop: Watercolor Easter

Welcome to the Team Stamp It Blog Hop: A watercolor card for Easter

Stamp It Blog Hop Easter

Welcome to the March Blog Hop! Thanks for joining us today as we share a variety of Easter cards and projects. Be sure to visit each one and leave a comment. Comment with #stampitcontest to be entered into a drawing to win the Botanical Prints Medley.

Team Stamp It Blog Hop Easter Watercolor

My Easter Card

What do you do when you don’t have any Easter stamps? You peruse the Stampin’ Up! catalog and search for inspiration. I found my inspiration on page 109 of the Annual Catalog. It’s a watercolor, eclipse card. I thought this style worked well for the card I wanted to share. It features the the Hand-Lettered Prose dies.

Here’s a quick recap of how it goes together:

  • Cut Shimmery White card stock – 5/14″ x 4″.
  • Use Aquapainters to give a wash with Pear Pizzazz, Coastal Cabana, and Highland Heather.
  • “Splatter” ink onto the card front.
  • Die cut the word with the Hand-Lettered Prose Dies.
  • Layer the Shimmery White onto a Highland Heather base.
  • “Pop up” the letters using pieces of Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Add the “Blessings” sentiment from the Merry Christmas to All stamp set on a watercolor piece with Highland Heather ink.
  • Die cut with the label from the Merry Christmas Dies.
  • Attach the sentiment with Glue Dots to the front of the card.
  • Color five Pearl Basic Jewels with Dark Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends. Attach to front of card.

Please let me know if you have questions about this card or how it was created.

Four Days to Sale-A-Brate

Get your free stuff before it’s too late! Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration sale ends March 31. You receive your choice of free, exclusive product when you make purchases of $50 and $100. See the latest brochure here. Here are the Annual Catalog items offered free.

Contact me with any questions about the card or Sale-A-Bration. Shop my online store: kimquade.stampinup.net 24/7.

Remember: Visit all of the blogs on the hop and comment with the hashtag #stampitcontest to win the Botanical Prints Medley.

Congrats to last month’s winner: Darlene Coin.

 

 

 

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New Sale-A-Bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! adds new Sale-A-Bration items!

New Sale-A-Bration Items Added

There’s just one week left of Stampin’ Up!’s favorite sale of the year: Sale-A-Bration. See the items in the graphic below.

New Sale-A-Bration Items Added

Here are the details about the event. It offers three great opportunities for those who love to rubber stamp, paper craft, and scrapbook.

Shop

For each $50 and $100 purchase (before tax and shipping) receive your choice of a free, exclusive product from the Sale-A-Bration catalog. Look for new and exclusive stamp sets, a punch, a die, Designer Series Paper, and embossed vellum. (Please note: Items are while supplies last. Three offerings are sold out, including: Kerchief Card Kit, Baker’s Twine/Sequins Combo, and Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper).

Host

When your sales reach $300, you earn a super cute free Little Ladybug stamp set. (Hint: There’s also a super cute coordinating die set available for purchase to complement this set.)

Join

If you have a large wish list, consider purchasing the Starter Kit. For $99, select $125 worth of product (your choice). It’s all shipped free. And, receive an additional stamp set from the Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog of any value as well as a mini paper cutter and 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Sampler.

Once you purchase the Starter Kit, you earn a 20 percent discount on all of your purchases. This is a great time to stock up on supplies and get your hands on brand-new products. This a great opportunity to be a part of my awesome team (Kim’s Paper Krafters) and be eligible to attend Stampin’ Up! events. There is no requirement to host parties or workshops or sell to others. Just enjoy your discount.

Here’s a link to explore the Starter Kit opportunity:

https://ida.stampinup.com/en/?demoid=2078804

Thanks for stopping by today! And thank you for supporting my small business; I appreciate you!

Kim

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