Timeless Tulips Easter Card

Welcome to Team Stamp It’s March Blog Hop. Thanks so much for joining us. Prepare to be inspired. This month, we feature an array of Easter-themed handmade greeting cards and projects. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop. Comment with the hashtag #stampitcontest. You have a chance to win the Whale Done Stamp Set and coordinating Whale Punch.

Timeless Tulips Easter Card

Timeless Tulips Easter Card

For me, after growing up in North Dakota and Minnesota, the tulips poking out of the ground signaled the beginning of spring. (I love tulips, but the hot Arizona weather doesn’t support these beautiful flowers.)

I created this card using Stampin’ Up!’s Timeless Tulips Stamp Set and the coordinating Tulip Builder Punch. Find them in Stampin’ Up!’s 2021-2022 Annual Catalog

Please note: The current edition of Stampin’ Up!’s Annual Catalog retires May 2, 2022. To make room for new products, some current items retire. This includes the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set, on sale for $14.40. The Tulip Builder Punch carries over into the new catalog. Be sure to click this link to see which products are retiring and which are offered at a discount. 

This card also uses:

  • Smoky Slate and Magenta Madness color scheme, with Garden Green accents. (Magenta Madness is a 2020-2022 In Color. It and its coordinating products retire soon.)
  • Magenta Madness In Color 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Assortments
  • Stitched Rectangle Dies
  • Layering Circles Dies
  • Pattern Party Designer Series Paper
  • Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder
  • 2020-2022 In Color Square Gems

Thanks so much for visiting my blog and hopping along with Team Stamp It. Remember to comment on each post. You could win the Whale Done Stamp Set and Whale Punch. 

Congrats to our February winner: Becky Moore.

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Art Gallery Easter Card

I’ve created an Art Gallery Easter card for today’s Team Stamp It’s Blog Hop.

Thanks for joining us today! As members of Team Stamp It, we’re sharing a great variety of Easter cards and projects. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop. Leave a comment with the hashtag #stampitcontest. It gives you a chance to win a Here’s to You Card Kit.

Art Gallery Easter Card

My card uses products from Stampin’ Up!’s Art Gallery Suite. Find it beginning on page 32 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. It features a 5 1/4″ x 4″ inch piece of the Golden Garden Specialty Acetate. This gold foiling is just gorgeous. You get three different designs of this acetate for $9. I feel this acetate and the design below works well with any of Stampin’ Up!’s colors. The Flirty Flamingo provides a pretty, pastel background that, to me, says Easter and spring.

Art Gallery Easter Card

Other products used include:

  • Stitched So Sweetly Dies
  • Sentiment from the A Wish for Everything stamp set
  • Flirty Flamingo and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pads
  • Linen Thread

To achieve the dimensional look on this card, I first stamped the base flower (stamping off once) with the Old Olive pad. On a scrap piece of Basic White card stock, I stamped the flower shown (stamping off once) with Flirty Flamingo. I then inked the flower accent with Flirty Flamingo (full strength) and stamped on top of the first image. I die cut it with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine and carefully snipped off the colored flowers. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, I adhered the flower heads to the top of the card.

Thanks so much for visiting Kim Plays with Paper today! Be sure to visit all of the blogs and leave a comment to win a free card kit. Congratulations to last month’s winner: Frances Freeberg.

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February 2021 Maui Achievers Blog Hop

Welcome to the February 2021 Maui Achievers Blog Hop!

Maui Achievers January 2021 Blog Hop

We’re a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who have achieved the Stampin’ Up! bonus of the Maui incentive trip. We celebrate this achievement by organizing a monthly hop which helps us continue to inspire you creatively.

Februrary 2021 Maui Achievers Blog Hop

You may be starting here or have come from someone else’s blog – either way there’s a list at the end of this post to help you move around to all the different blogs and gather many amazing ideas. We have all listed our country – so if you’re looking for a demonstrator, these are top demonstrators in their country and would love to help you with your Stampin’ Up! shopping or if you’d like to join our Stampin’ Up! teams. Visit all of the blogs and leave a comment. We love to hear from you.

Get Inspired

As crafters and creators, we all experience those days when we need a little inspiration. Maybe you’ve lost your mojo. Perhaps you’re just feeling blah. How do you get inspired to dust off the ink and make a card?

I often reach for Stampin’ Up!’s catalogs, browsing the many pages of samples created by the company’s talented design artists. The inspiration for this card popped out at me from page 32 of the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. The sample of the 3 x 3 card on the top right-hand corner caught my eye. But I really wanted to create a full-size version. I made a few adjustments, substituted like products for some I don’t have, and there it was.

It features products from the Art Gallery Bundle, including the Art Gallery stamp set, coordinating Floral Gallery Dies, Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate, and the Painted 3D Embossing Folder.

Stampin' Up! Art Gallery Bundle

Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Bundle

February 2021 Maui Achivers Blog Hop

I’m so excited about how this turned out! Inspired, I’m thinking of ways I can mix these products up with different color combinations and shapes.


Thanks for stopping by today. Please contact me if you have questions about this card or other paper crafting questions. Be sure to visit all of the blogs listed below for more inspiration.

February 2021 Maui Achievers Blog Hop


Stampin’ Up! Products Used to Create this Card

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Flowering Cactus Medley Tutorial

Flowering Cactus Medley Tutorial

New catalogs and new products arrive Tuesday, January 5. Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2021 Mini Catalog debuts. Sale-A-Bration begins. Sale-A-Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s most exciting sale. It’s your chance to earn free products. Throughout January and February, receive your choice of a stamp set or Designer Series Paper for purchases of $50 and $100 (before tax and shipping).

New Mini Catalog

This brand-new 92-page catalog features a host of new paper crafting products. Look for hearts, Valentines, dragonflies, flowers, Easter, and more.

I have many favorites in this upcoming catalog, including the Flowering Cactus Product Medley. Since moving to Arizona from Nebraska, I have a new-found appreciation for cactus. This medley includes a stamp set, coordinating dies, fun Designer Series Paper, linen thread, and felt flowers.

Look for more samples in the coming week.

Enjoy this free Flowering Cactus Medley tutorial.

Flowering Cactus Medley Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Flowering Cactus Product Medley (154559)
  • PAPER – Whisper White (100730), Calypso Coral (122925), Mossy Meadow (133676)
  • INK – Mossy Meadow (147111)
  • OTHER –Stitched Shapes Dies (152323), Layering Circles (151770), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Seal (152813), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Calypso Coral – 8 ½” 5 ½”, scored at 4 ¼” and 3 ¼” x 3 1/4”
  • Whisper White – 5 ¼” x 4” (two pieces) and 3” x 3”
  • Designer Series Paper (DSP) – cactus design from package – 1 ¾” x 5 ¼”, 1” x 5 ¼”
  • Mossy Meadow – 2” x 5 ¼”


  • Fold the Calypso Coral card stock in half on the score line.
  • Stamp the birthday sentiment in Mossy Meadow ink in the bottom, right-hand corner of one of the Whisper White 5 ¼” x 4 pieces of card stock.
  • Adhere the stamped piece to the front of the Calypso Coral card stock base and the blank piece on the inside of the card.
  • On the inside white piece, align and adhere the 1” x 5 ¼” DSP piece on the right-hand side of the Whisper White card stock.
  • Using Stampin’ Seal, adhere the 1 ¾” x 5 ¼” DSP to the Mossy Meadow 2” x 5 ¼” piece. Place this on the front of the card, about 1” from the left-hand side.
  • Stamp the cactus image shown above on the Whisper White 3” x 3” piece. Die cut with Stitched Circle shape.
  • Die cut the 3 ¼’ x 3 ¼” Calypso Coral with Layering Circles Dies.
  • With your choice of adhesive, secure the Whisper White circle onto the Calypso Coral Stitched Circle.
  • Place Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of this circle and attach to the front of the card as shown above.
  • Add two small drops of Multipurpose Liquid Glue on the cactus image. Place a die cut Calypso Coral felt flower on each drop of glue. Hold with finger for a count of 30 seconds to make sure the flowers stick to the card stock.

While you wait to order from the new upcoming catalogs, be sure to check Stampin’ Up’s Year-End Closeout Sale and the Clearance Rack.

Thanks for stopping by today! Catalogs are in the mail. A PDF link will be available January 5.


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