Broadway Bound One Sheet Wonder-Part 3

Hello and welcome to today’s cards, which are another “one sheet wonder” from a 12” x 12” Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper! If you’ve been following along, the previous two posts feature cards made from layouts on Pinterest, but today I made my own layout. I tried looking for something that had a combination of vertical and horizontal cuts, along with not very many little cuts, but didn’t find one that I liked, so I figured I would give it a try! It really wasn’t that difficult and I was able to make 8 cards out it!

Below is a picture of the sheet of DSP that I used and the template that I made. Wondering what the template is? Would you believe that it is the cardboard that is from the Foil Sheets?! These are slightly bigger than 12” x 12”, so I mark the cardboard when making the measurements. This can also be cut down to make smaller templates!

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Here is a close-up of each card, inside and out, with a brief description:

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The card base is an Angle Fold Over card in Gray Granite

The base layer is Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, and cut again diagonally

The DSP is 4” x 5 ¼”, which I trimmed down to 3 ¾” x 5”, and cut again diagonally to layer on the base layer

The front sentiment is made using the Make a Difference stamp set, on Whisper White cardstock, using Lovely Lipstick ink. These are then cut out with the 1” and 1 ½” Circle Punches and layered on Lemon Lime Twist, Basic Black, and Gray Granite cardstock cut out using the 1 ¼” and 1 ¾” Circle Punches

The embellishments used on the card front are the Candle Embellishments in silver, Mint Macaron and Pearl White Adhesive-Backed Sequins, and Rhinestone Basic Jewels that I colored with the Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends

The inside sentiment is from the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set in Lovely Lipstick, Lemon Lime Twist, and Gray Granite inks

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The card base is Basic Black cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”

The base layer of DSP is 4” x 5 ¼”

The next layer of DSP is 2” x 4”, which I used the Banner Triple Punch on the end

The sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is heat embossed in Black Embossing Powder on Whisper White cardstock, layered on Gold Foil, and both are cut out with the Layering Ovals Framelits.  A piece of ½” Black Satin Ribbon is layered underneath and then adhered with dimensionals. Silver and Gold Metallic Pearls are used for embellishment

The inside sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is heat embossed in Black, Gold, and Silver Embossing Powders and the candle flame is in Lemon Lime Twist ink

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The card base is Lovely Lipstick cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”

The base layer of DSP is 4” x 5 ¼” and a piece of ½” Black Satin Ribbon is adhered across the middle

The next layer is a 2” x 4” piece of DSP, a piece of 1/8” Sheer Ribbon in Whisper White that I colored with the Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blend is adhered across the middle. A piece of Basic Black cardstock is punched out with the 1” Circle Punch and I used 3 Candle Embellishments, which is then adhered with dimensionals

The inside sentiment is on Whisper White cardstock from Picture Perfect Birthday, stamped in Lovely Lipstick and Memento inks

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The card base is Basic Black cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”

The base layer is Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, embossed with the Striped Scallops TIEF, and then I adhered the 1 ½” x 4” of DSP at the bottom

The sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is stamped in Versamark and Lovely Lipstick inks and heat embossed in Clear Embossing Powder on Whisper White cardstock

This is cut out with the Layering Squares Framelits and then layered on a piece of Basic Black cardstock cut out with the scalloped Layering Squares Framelits.

The small balloons are cut out of Lovely Lipstick cardstock and Silver Foil Sheet with the Balloon Banquet Punch, a piece of Whisper White Baker’s Twine is tied on the ends, and then a Basic Rhinestone Jewel is used for accent, one colored with the Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends, and Silver Metallic Pearls

The inside sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is stamped in Lovely Lipstick and Lemon Lime Twist inks on Whisper White cardstock

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The card base is Lovely Lipstick cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”

The base layer is the DSP cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, with a piece of ½” Basic Black Satin Ribbon and a piece of 1/8” Whisper White Sheer Ribbon (colored with Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends) are adhered across the middle.

The sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is heat embossed on Whisper White cardstock with Silver Embossing Powder, cut out with a Layering Oval Framelit, layered on Silver Foil that is cut out with a scalloped Layering Oval Framelit

The front is then embellished with silver Metallic Pearls and silver Candle Embellishments

The inside sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is stamped in Lovely Lipstick, Lemon Lime Twist, and Gray Granite inks on Whisper White cardstock

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These two cards are the same, the card base is Basic Black cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”

The base layer is Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, embossed with the Simple Stripes TIEF, and a piece of ½” Basic Black Satin Ribbon is adhered across the middle

The next layer is the 2 ¾” x 4” DSP layered on a piece of 3” x 4 ¼” Whisper White cardstock, each corner is rounded with the Detailed Trio Punch

I used gold Candle Embellishments and pearl white Adhesive-Backed Sequins for accent

The front sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is heat embossed with White Embossing Powder on Basic Black cardstock and punched out with the Classic Label Punch

The inside sentiment from the Picture Perfect Birthday is stamped in Gray Granite and Lemon Lime Twist inks on Whisper White cardstock

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The card base is Basic Black cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”

The base layer is Gray Granite cardstock, embossed with the Subtle Dynamic TIEF

The 2 ½” x 4” DSP is layered across the base layer and then the 1 ½” x 4” of DSP is layered on a piece of 1 ¾” x 4 ¼” Gold Foil is adhered on top

A piece of ½” Basic Black Satin Ribbon and Rhinestone Basic Jewels (colored with Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends) are used for accents

The inside sentiment from Picture Perfect Birthday is stamped in Lovely Lipstick and Gray Granite inks on Whisper White cardstock

Can you say “WHEW”!!?? That’s a total of 24 cards and 1 invitation from only 3 sheets of Designer Series Paper!! So it’s safe to say that my birthday card stash is good for a couple months, lol!! This is going to be a great way to use up Designer Series Paper when it comes time for holiday cards!!

Speaking of the holidays, the 2018 Holiday Catalog will be live September 5th, so if you would like a complimentary copy please contact me for more details!!

Wondering what specials are going on?? Current specials are listed to the right!!

You can head over to my online store by clicking the Shop Now! button at the very top to see all available products and don’t forget to print out your shopping list on the righthand side, under Follow Me!

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I hope today’s project inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!


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Be Calm

Hello and welcome to today’s card, featuring the Lilypad Lake Bundle, Abstract Impressions stamp set, and Garden Impressions 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper! I wanted to create a simple, yet elegant, card for these sentiments from Lilypad Lake stamp set and was able to use the Garden Impressions DSP to create this.

The card base is Shaded Spruce cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”, and embossed with the Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder:

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I used a piece of this designer series paper from Garden Impressions DSP, cut at 3” x 4 ½”:

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On a piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamp the lilypad stamp in Memento ink and use a Blender Pen to color in using Soft Sea Foam, Shaded Spruce, Petal Pink, and Lovely Lipstick inks. These are then cut out with the coordinating framelits:

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The sentiment is stamped in Shaded Spruce ink on Whisper White cardstock and then cut out using the 2ndlargest oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and the lilypad’s are adhered with Glue Dots:

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I adhered the DSP at an angle to the card base and then used a piece of the 5/8” Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon in Whisper White and tied in a bow:

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The sentiment is then adhered to the front with dimensionals:

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The inside sentiment is stamped in Shaded Spruce ink and the butterfly image is from the Abstract Impressions stamp set in Petal Pink and Lovely Lipstick inks:

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This was my first time using the Tulle Ribbon and I really like the ease of tying a bow with it! This is a new product that will be available for purchase on June 1stand it comes in Whisper White and Very Vanilla, I think I’m going to add Very Vanilla to my shopping list!!

You can head over to my online store by clicking the Shop Now! button at the very top to see all available products and don’t forget to print out your shopping list on the righthand side, under Follow Me! June 1stis just a few days away and the new Annual Catalog will go live!! I’m so excited!!

Live in the USA? I would love to be your demonstrator! Contact me today to learn more about purchasing Stampin’ Up! products, hosting a party, or joining my team!

I hope today’s project inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!


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Keep it Classy

Hello and welcome to today’s card featuring the True Gentleman Suite! As this week comes to an end, so does the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog and the 2018 Occasions Catalog! While you may have until May 31stto purchase any of the retiring products, I will be sharing new creative ideas from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog starting next week! Be sure to check back tomorrow for Stamp It Group’s Father’s Day Blog Hop!!

The card base is Thick Very Vanilla cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, and scored at 4 ¼”:

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The base layer is Chocolate Chip cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼” and embossed with the Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. For this card, I am using the “debossed” side:

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The next layer is from the True Gentleman Designer Series Paper, cut at 2” x 5 ¼”:

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On a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, the sentiment from the Truly Tailored stamp set is stamped in Night of Navy ink, punched out with the Tailored Tag Punch, and two more pieces of the DSP are punched out with this punch as well. I cut a piece of the Crumb Cake Classic Weave Ribbon and tied a knot in the middle:

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I cut the punched pieces of DSP in half and then used liquid glue to adhere to the back of the sentiment piece:

The 2” DSP is adhered to the base layer and then the ribbon is adhered across:

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The front sentiment is adhered with dimensionals and I used two buttons from the True Gentleman Buttons, linen thread is tied in the middle, and adhered with glue dots. This base layer is then adhered to the card base:

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The inside sentiment is stamped in Chocolate Chip and Night of Navy inks:

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This is such a quick and easy card, great for any occasion and making multiples of!

Don’t forget, the Truly Tailored stamp set, Chocolate Chip cardstock and ink, and True Gentleman DSP are on the Retirement List! Fortunately, the True Gentleman buttons, Crumb Cake Classic Weave Ribbon, and the Tailored Tag Punch will carry-over into the new 2018- 2019 Annual Catalog! If you would like to purchase any of these products, simply click on the product list below and you will find them on my Online Store while supplies last or until May 31st, except for the carry-over items!!

You can head over to my online store by clicking the Shop Now! button at the very top to see all available products and don’t forget to print out your shopping list on the righthand side, under Follow Me!

Live in the USA? I would love to be your demonstrator! Contact me today to learn more about purchasing Stampin’ Up! products, hosting a party, or joining my team!

I hope today’s card inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!


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Thanks a bunch!

Hello and welcome to today’s card, which is a easy “thank you” card, featuring the Tutti-Frutti 6” x 6” DSP Stack, which you can make two cards from one sheet! Since this stack contains four each of the twelve designs, this makes it perfect for creating multiple cards.

The card base is Soft Suede cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, and scored at 5 ½”:

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To make the layering squares, use one sheet of the 6” x 6” DSP stack and cut into 3” x 3” squares, which will make 4 squares, and use two of them. For this card, I left the spotted DSP at 3” x 3” and cut the papaya DSP to 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”. I chose a piece of Peekaboo Peach cardstock to compliment the papayas, cut it to 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”, and then embossed with the Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, using the debossed side for this card:

On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock, I used the sentiment from the Fruit Basket stamp set in Peekaboo Peach ink and punched out with the ¾” circle punch:

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To create this card, I started with the embossed cardstock and lined it up with the upper left-hand corner:

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Then layer the other two DSP pieces, the 2 ¾” x 2 ¾” towards the bottom right-hand corner:

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The circle sentiment is adhered with dimensionals and then I added some Tutti-Frutti Adhesive-Backed Sequins in Pumpkin Pie:

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The inside sentiment is from the Sprinkles of Life stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a piece of 4” x 5 ¼” Whisper White cardstock and in the bottom left-hand stamp the basket image (Fruit Basket stamp set) in Soft Suede ink and the sentiment in Peekaboo Peach ink:

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Don’t forget, the Fruit Basket stamp set, adhesive-backed sequins, and Peekaboo Peach cardstock and ink are on the retirement list, so you can order these items today by clicking on the products listed below from my online store!

I hope today’s card inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!


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You are the sprinkles!

Hello and welcome to a new week of creating! This week I will be featuring the Tutti-Frutti 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper Stack, incorporating products from the Tutti-Frutti Suite (which can be found on pages 28-29 in the Occasions Catalog) and/or other products to inspire and challenge your creativity!

While I love the 6” x 6” paper stack, I don’t feel I utilize them to their fullest extent and end up with a bunch of scraps. So, I set out to find the best way to cut this paper with no waste! Today’s card is a great example and I will also show you an alternative at the end, the only difference are the color’s used, so let’s get started!

When I decided on this DSP from the Tutti-Frutti DSP Paper Stack, for some reason the Sprinkles of Life stamp set and coordinating Tree Builder Punch came to mind. Now, both of these are on the retirement list and I’m sad to say that I’ve had them since they first came out in the 2015-2016 AC and it has hardly been used! I don’t know if you’ve noticed or not, but both sides of this DSP stack coordinate nicely when creating a card and I cut the DSP using these measurements: 2 pieces cut at ¾” x 6” and 2 pieces cut at 3” x 4 ½”:

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The card base is Sweet Sugarplum cardstock cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½’ and scored at 4 ¼”:

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The base layer is Rich Razzleberry cardstock cut at 4” x 5 ¼” and is embossed with the Simple Stripes TIEF (I used the debossed side for this card):

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Of the cut DSP, I’m using one piece of the ¾” x 6” and one piece of the 3” x 4 ½”:

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On a piece of Sahara Sand cardstock, stamp the cupcake bottom image in Sahara Sand ink and then cut out. Use the cupcake topping image to stamp on Sweet Sugarplum cardstock and ink and then do the same on a piece of Rich Razzleberry cardstock and ink. The sprinkles from this stamp set are stamped on the Sweet Sugarplum cardstock in Rich Razzleberry ink and then punched out using the Tree Builder Punch:

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The cupcake layers are then adhered together, the sentiment from the stamp set is stamped on Whisper White cardstock in Sweet Sugarplum ink, cut out using the smallest oval from the Layering Ovals Framelits, and the ¾” x 6” piece of DSP is punched with the Banner Triple Punch:

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To put this card together, adhere the embossed Rich Razzleberry cardstock to the card base and then adhere the ¾” strip on top:

I tied a piece of Whisper White Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (this is RETIRED) in a bow around the 3” x 4 ½” DSP (you can substitute for any coordinating color of ribbon or use any Whisper White ribbon currently available):

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The cupcake and sentiment are then adhered to the DSP, I used dimensionals on the sentiment:

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This piece is then adhered to the base layer:

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The inside sentiment is stamped on a piece of Whisper White cardstock cut at 4” 5 ¼” in Crumb Cake, Sweet Sugarplum, and Rich Razzleberry inks:

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Here is my alternative card using the other two pieces of DSP, I changed the cardstock and inks to Peekaboo Peach and Cajun Craze and used Rhinestone Basic Jewels for the sprinkles, which I colored using Dark Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends pen:

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Here they are together, which card do you like?

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I hope today’s card inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!



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A Special Couple

Hello and welcome to another day featuring Weddings and Anniversaries! Today’s card was made for a wedding in mind, however, you could change the inside sentiment for an anniversary!

To start, the card base is in Fresh Fig cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 5 ½”, and is embossed with the Simple Stripes TIEF:

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The base layer is a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, cut at 3 ½” x 4 x ¾”:

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Using the Timeless Textures stamp set, heat emboss the image using Champagne Embossing Powder (This is made by combining Gold and Silver Embossing Powders) and then stamp the other image in Fresh Fig ink:

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Cut at piece of Very Vanilla cardstock at ½” x 4 ½” and a piece of Champagne Foil Sheet at ¾” x 5”. The sentiment is from the Special Celebrations stamp set, stamped in Fresh Fig ink:

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Use the Banner Triple Punch to trim both ends after adhering together:

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I placed some adhesive on the back of the sentiment to secure the 1/8” Sheer Ribbon in Fresh Fig. I adhered the base layer to the card base and then adhered the sentiment with dimensionals:

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The inside sentiment is from the Special Celebrations stamp set, stamped in Fresh Fig ink, and I used the same stamp from Timeless Texture on the front of the card to heat emboss in Champagne Embossing Powder:

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I really love the Fresh Fig and Champagne color combo! You could change the colors on this card to coordinate with a wedding that you are giving this to! What do you think?

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!


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We make a great pear

With all the snow we have been having here in Coastal Virginia, I’m ready for Spring! What better way than to get out of a cold winter funk than to create a fun, spring-like card and the Tutti-Frutti Suite is perfect! If you are looking for a complete and coordinating suite, this is for you and it even has coordinating Stampin’ Spots to take your project on the go!

For this card, the card base is in Crumb Cake cardstock cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”, the base layer is in Lemon-Lime Twist cardstock cut at 5 ¼” X 4”, and the next layer is in Whisper White cardstock cut at 5” x 3 ¾”.

To make the scenery on the Whisper White cardstock, I first started with Stampin’ Sponges and used Soft Sky ink for the sky and Lemon-Lime Twist ink for the grass. I used the tree, leaves, and grass stamps from Sheltering Tree, stamped the tree in Soft Suede ink, stamped the leaves in Lemon-Lime Twist ink and used Sponge Daubers to sponge Garden Green Ink around the outer leaves, and stamped the grass in Garden Green ink. I made the basket from a piece of Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack, stamped the basket image in VersaMark ink, and then heat embossed using Clear Embossing Powder, fussy cutting it out. The pineapple was stamped in Daffodil Delight and Garden Green inks, the pear was stamped in Lemon-Lime Twist and Soft Sued inks, and the strawberry and watermelon were stamped in Real Red and Garden Green inks, punching them out with the coordinating Itty Bitty Fruit Punch Pack. I arranged the fruit in the basket and adhered them with Mini Glue Dots, adhered the basket, used Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals for the pineapples on the sdies, and made a small bow with the Whisper White Solid Bakers Twine, adhering with liquid glue. I wanted to give the tree a little more pop, so I used some of the Berry Burst Tutti-frutti Adhesive Backed Sequins. The sentiment is on a ½” scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamped in Lemon-Lime Twist ink, and used the Banner Triple Punch on the end. I felt the Lemon-Lime Twist layer needed some texture, so I used the Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and you can see it just peeking out underneath. I adhered all the layers together with Fast Fuse and then popped the sentiment on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!

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