Using Designer Series Paper

Keep reading for samples of cards using Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Paper (DSP). Select packages are on sale for 15 percent off through October 31. See the sale list at the bottom of this post. In addition, enjoy a video showing how these cards go together.

Using Designer Series Paper Halloween

Magic in this Night DSP creates a Halloween card (above). Also features versatile Banner Year Stamp Set. Find these in Stampin’ Up!’s August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.

Using Designer Series Paper

The whimsical Playful Pets DSP creates a fun card (above) for both dog and cat lovers. Be sure to check out the coordinating stamp set — Pampered Pets — and coordinating Pets Dies.

Using Designer Series Paper

Ingredients include Peony Garden DSP and the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set.

This card sketch is super easy to recreate with all kinds of patterned paper. Showcase different designs with this fun layout. I apply the principles to three different cards. They all feature Designer Series Paper included in the sale. Mix and match the designs found on both the front and back.

Card Cutting Dimensions

Here are the cutting dimensions:

  • Base: 8 1/2 inches by 4 1/4 inches, scored at 4 1/4
  • Second layer: 5 1/4 x 4 inches
  • Three coordinating Designer Series Paper Pieces: 1 1/2 inches x 3 3/4 inches
  • Scrap for sentiment
  • Ribbon or other embellishment for card front

Stampin’ Up!’s 15 percent off Designer Series Paper sale includes fifteen different papers from both the Annual Catalog and the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog. Sale goes through October 31. This is a great time to purchase holiday designs for Christmas cards (never too early to start!). Also, stock up for upcoming paper crafting projects for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and more.

Click on the graphics below to go to my online store to purchase the select sale papers.

Thanks for stopping by today. Here’s a Facebook Live replay showing how I created these cards from scratch.


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Maui Achievers June Blog Hop

Welcome to the Maui Achievers June Blog Hop. Keep reading to see a card I created with a fun, new suite of Stampin’ Up! products.

Maui Achievers Blog Hop

We’re a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who have achieved the Stampin’ Up! bonus of the Maui trip. We celebrate this achievement by organizing a monthly hop which helps us to continue to inspire you creatively.
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 all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed – 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. Be sure to visit all of the blogs and leave a comment.

A Basset Hound Named Max

Maui Achievers Blog Hop

An old scrapbook page featuring our dog Max and our son.

Almost twenty years ago, a puppy we named Max joined our family. We felt lucky to have him with us for more than 10 years. He was oh so cute, but he could be oh so naughty! More than once, he stole food items off of the kitchen counter such as sticks of butter, loaves of bread, and even tomatoes. Weighing in at more than 50 pounds, he thought he was a lap dog! Max left us about 12 years ago, but we talk about him often.

So, I’m partial to any dog-related stamp set or Designer Series Paper or embellishments. I love Stampin’ Up!’s new Playful Pets Suite. (No worries if you’re a cat lover. Cats are represented in this set, as well!)

Playful Pets Suite

Maui Achievers June Blog Hop

This suite offers a host of fun elements I used to create today’s card:

  • Pampered Pets Stamp Set
  • Playful Pets Designer Series Paper
  • Pets Dies
  • Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack
  • Playful Pets Trinkets

Maui Achivers June Blog Hop

Everything about this suite is super cute! A fun feature of the Designer Series Paper and dies is that the dies not only cut the stamped dog image but also the images on the Designer Series Paper. You can see that I used the dog image from the paper on this card. The same holds true for the cat images. Remember, when you purchase the stamp set and dies together, you receive a 10 percent discount on the bundle.

I also embossed the Real Red card stock front of the card with the Subtles 3D Embossing Folder and added one of the Stitched Nested Labels.

Thanks for stopping by today. Let me know if you have questions about today’s card or any other paper crafting concern.


Below is a list of all the awesome stampers participating in the blog hop today.


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