Welcome to Team Stamp It’s April Blog Hop! This month, we feature handmade greeting cards and small gift ideas with a Mother’s Day theme. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop to gain a host of inspiration. Leave a comment with the hashtag #stampitcontent. You could win a Stamparatus, Stampin’ Up!’s awesome stamp positioning tool (Value: $49)
Today, I share a nontraditional Mother’s Day card. Since moving to Mesa, Arizona, almost three years ago, I am fascinated by cactus. You can imagine I love Stampin’ Up!’s Cactus Cuties Stamp Set and the coordinating Cactus Builders Bunch. Find these products on page 66 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. Buy them as a bundle and save 10 percent.
Cactus Cuties Mother’s Day Card
I used the slimline card design.
The base measures 8 1/2 inches x 7 inches. Score at 3 1/2 inches.
Paper choices include Melon Mambo, Granny Apple Green, Artfully Composed 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper
Sentiment comes from the Happy & Heartfelt Stamp Set
Color Pearl Basic Jewels with Melon Mambo Stampin’ Blends
See these other posts for additional slimline card samples and how-to videos:
I love that these slimline cards fit in a business-size envelope and require just one stamp. Or buy Stampin’ Up!’s special Slimline Envelopes. Receive 15 envelopes for $10 in white, Smoky Slate, and Evening Evergreen.
Thanks so much for stopping by today. See the list of hoppers at the end of the post. Remember, use the hashtag #stampitcontest for your chance to win a Stamparatus. Congrats to last month’s winner: Lisa Parsons.
The Artfully Layered Bundle (Purchase the Artfully Layered stamp set and Tropical Layers Dies together and save 10 percent).
Artfully Composed 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper
Vellum 12 x 12 Layering Designs
White 3/4″ Frayed Ribbon
Faux Sea Glass Shapes
Artfully Layered Slimline Card
My featured card uses the Granny Apple Green and Melon Mambo color combination. I heat embossed the smaller “open” leaf with White Embossing Power and die cut each of them. I also included a layer of the Vellum 12 x 12 Layering Designs.
This card measures a little bit different than our regular cards. For this one, cut the base card stock at 8 1/4″ x 7″ and score at 3 1/2″. When you create this slimline card, be sure to order Stampin’ Up’s Slimline Envelopes. You get 15 envelopes for $10.00 (Soft Succulent, White, and Smoky Slate.)
View this post to see other slimline cards I recently created.
Artfully Layered Slimline Card Video
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