Clean and Simple Happy Thoughts

Clean and Simple Happy Thoughts

Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2021 Mini Catalog has been live for one month already. It’s filled with an awesome variety of new stamp sets, die cuts, punches, Designer Series Paper, ribbon, and more. I hope you’ve had a chance to play with some of the products.

As you may know, my list of faves include the Flowering Cactus Medley and the Friendly Flamingo Bundle. (I’ve created and posted quite a few samples using these products.) Every so often, I need a bunch of cards — in a hurry. I really like the font showcased in the Happy Thoughts stamp set. The sentiments lend themselves well to all of the occasions I use the most: They include: Happy Birthday, Thinking of You, Thank You, and Congratulations.

Stampin' Up! Happy Thoughts Stamp Set

I found a clean and simple sketch (inspired by Mary Bush), that allows me to use the above sentiments. The variety of Designer Series Paper also lets me change the look and feel of the card. I call it my Clean and Simple Happy Thoughts card.

Clean and Simple Happy Thoughts

Here are the basic cutting and card stock measurements. (Also, look for a how-to video at the end of the post):

  • Card stock base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2
  • Card stock layer: 3 1/4 x 4 1/4
  • Designer Series Paper of your choice: 3 x 4 (the free Sale-A-Bration choices work well as do any of Stampin’ Up!’s patterned paper)
  • Label with Tasteful Labels Dies (the Stitched Rectangles also work well here)
  • Coordinating ribbon and embellishments

Clean and Simple Happy ThoughtsThis card uses the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper you can earn free during SaleABration with a $50 order before tax and shipping.

Stampin' Up! Happy ThoughtsThis card features Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper that you can earn free with a $50 purchase (before tax and shipping) during SaleABration. 

Clean and Simple Happy Thoughts Video

Sale-a-Bration Runs through February 28

This is Stampin’ Up!’s most exciting sale of the year. Receive free product with minimum purchases of $50 and $100. Choose from nine different products, including stamp sets and Designer Series Paper. Take this opportunity to get free items and stock up an array of beautiful paper.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope my ideas inspire you to create something today! If you’re not currently working with a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I’d love to help you in your paper crafting journey.


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