Have you seen the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration brochure? (Click here to see an online version of the whole brochure,) The 12 x 12, double-sided paper features bold flower images perfect for card making. At first glance, the images seem to be “too much.” But I discovered that cutting the paper into smaller pieces makes for some beautiful cards. Click here to see a blog post with a variety of samples.
The Favored Flowers DSP coordinates with the Fragrant Flowers Bundle in Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog. Two dies cut images directly from the paper. I had a lot of fun making cards with the patterned paper, but wanted to see what I could do with the stamp set and die.
For the card above, I stamped the large flower with Calypso Coral ink on Shimmery White Card Stock and die cut with coordinating die. Layered on Basic Black and a piece of the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper.
Be sure to check your order numbers for this bundle. Stampin’ Up! offers it in both photopolymer and cling.
Fragrant Flowers Friend Card/Black and White
Here are some details of how this card came together:
Embossed the large flower image with black embossing powder on Shimmery White Card Stock and die cut with coordinating die.
Layered on a piece of Basic Black Card Stock die cut with Stitched Rectangle Dies.
Added a piece of Perfectly Penned Designer Series Paper cut at 5 1/4 x 4 on a Basic Black Card Stock base.
Embossed the “friend” sentiment with Black Embossing Powder and cut with coordinating ide.
Added a bow created with black backer’s twine.
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I hope you’ve seen Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration brochure! (Click here to view an online copy.) It’s filled with some beautiful and fun paper crafting products. Even better, you can earn them free with minimum purchases of $50 and $100 (before tax and shipping). The promotion runs through February 28, 2023, or while supplies last.
Chose from five exclusive stamps sets and four packages of 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. Today, I feature card samples using the Favored Flowers 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. I think you’ll love the color combination of Black, Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, and Petal Pink.
At first sight, the paper’s bold designs might seem overwhelming, but once you start working with smaller pieces, the possibilities for gorgeous cards are endless. This patterned paper coordinates with the Fragrant Flowers Bundle on page 21 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog. The Fragrant Flowers Dies coordinate with the Designer Series Paper, allowing you to die cut some of the flowers directly from the paper. This makes it easy to create quick and cute cards.(See the card a the beginning of this post as an example.)
The card below uses the Blackberry Bliss flowers die cut from the paper.
This next sample showcases the beauty of the paper, using just a strip of the flowers and a coordinating background.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these samples. Be sure to watch the video below to watch a card-making demonstration.
Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper Card Sample Videos
Be sure to take advantage of the SaleABration free products. Click on the links below to view other blog posts featuring a few of the different offerings:
Welcome to the Stamper’s Dozen monthly blog hop. We’re so glad you joined us! This month, we feature handmade greeting cards and paper crafting projects using items from Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration brochure. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop to gain inspiration. Links are at the end of this post.
What is SaleABration? It’s Stampin’ Up!’s most exciting sale of the year. Now through February 28, earn your choice of free products with purchases of $50 and $100 before tax and shipping. Click here to view the PDF of this catalog.
Adorable Owls Twisted Easel Card
My handmade card features the Adorable Owls Stamp Set with the twisted easel fun fold. These cute little owls add a lot of fun to any card. (This stamp set can be earned free with a minimum $50 purchase.)
In addition to the Adorable Owls, I used the Country Floral Lane 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper from Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.
At first glance, this little card appears to open normally. But gently grab corner and it folds. Use the sentiment on the bottom piece as a “kickstand” to make the card stand up.
I started with a Sweet Sorbet card stock base measuring 8 1/2 x 4 1/4. On the long side, score at 4 1/4. Turn the left side of the card stock, and score diagonally from the top left corner to the bottom right corner. Fold the card in half. On the left side, bring the bottom left tip to the middle top, folding on the score line. Add a Basic White base measuring 4 x 4 and the Country Lane Designer Series Paper measuring 3 3/4 x 3 3/4. Decorate as you wish. Use the same measurements for the bottom piece. Stamp a sentiment and pop up on the bottom to use as a “kickstand.”
This video shows step-by-step visual instructions.
Here’s a sample of another one I created.
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if you’re looking for a way to make a stack and quick and easy cards, I have a solution for you. Stampin’ Up’s Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper offers gorgeous patterned paper designs. Just add a card base, sentiment or a ribbon or embellishment, and you’re good to go! The paper does all of the work for you. Earn this paper free with a $50 purchase before tax and shipping during Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration through February 28 or while supplies last. Click here to view a PDF of the current SaleABration brochure.
Please enjoy the free tutorial below. Click here to view more samples created with this beautiful patterned paper.
During Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration promotion (through February 28), you can earn nine different items free with minimum purchases. This includes five exclusive stamp sets and four packages of Designer Series Papers.
Today, I’m sharing card samples created with the Dainty Flowers 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. It offers two each of six, double-sided designs. The coordinating colors include: Blushing Bride, Crushed Curry, Fresh Freesia, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, and Starry Sky. Earn it free with a $50 purchase before tax and shipping. I know I need more than one package! In addition, this patterned paper coordinates with the Dainty Delights Bundle found on page 55 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.
What’s more, this paper is absolutely gorgeous. I feel it’s a paper that doesn’t need a lot of images. Just let the designs do the work for you.
That’s what I’ve done with these handmade greeting cards. The card featured at the top of the post includes a sentiment (from the Shaded Summer stamp set) and some ribbon (Starry Sky 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon). Doesn’t that paper just speak for itself?
Dainty Flowers Card Samples
I hope you enjoy these samples.
Be sure to watch the video below to see how two make two handmade greeting cards with this beautiful paper.
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