Stampin Up Tea for Two DSP and Secret Garden Stamp Set

I love the floral design from the new Stampin Up Tea for Two Designer Series Paper (DSP).  Further, the Secret Garden Stamp Set is one of my favorites from the Stampin Up Spring 2013 Catalog along with the matching Secret Garden Framelits!

This is the card I made using the new products.  (FYI, there is a tool tip at the end of this post.)

This picture is a closeup of the beautiful images from the Secret Garden Stamp Set.

 This picture shows the bow I made while weaving in some baker’s twine.



Stamp Sets:  Stampin Up Secret Garden and Friendship Preserves (for the sentiment)

Paper:  Stampin Up Tea for Two DSP (129311), Primrose Petals Core’Dinations Card Stock (129322), Very Vanilla Card Stock (101650), Whisper White Card Stock (100730), and Lucky Limeade Card Stock (122926)

Ink:  Lucky Limeade (126984), Primrose Petals (126858), Daffodil Delight Marker (119677), Memento Tuxedo Black, and various non-Stampin Up Makers for the center flower.

Accessories:  Sanding Block (124304 – to sand the core’dinations card stock), Stripes Textured Embossing Folder (123128), Blossom Punch (125603  –  for leaves), Secret Garden Framelits (129372 or 131099 for the Secret Garden Bundle – clear mount), In Color Printed Designer Brads (122940), 5/8″ Crochet Trim (118481), Whisper White Baker’s Twine (124262 – soaked in a water and Primrose Petals Ink mixture)

Stampin Up Secret Garden Stamp Set

TOOL TIP:  When cutting with any of the Stampin’ Up! framelits, a mat is created around the image being cut out.  The color of the mat is the same color as the card stock on which the image is stamped.  You can choose to use a framelit that is  the next size up to create a mat of a different color of card stock; however, I believe this process makes the mat too large.  To get a perfect mat of a different color of card stock that is a reasonable size, try this tip:

  • Cut out your image with a framelit,
  • Window Frames Collection Framelits
  • Cut around the edge of the image using paper snips to leave only the outline of the stamp image,
  • Window Frames Collection Framelits
  • Cut a mat from a different color of card stock, using the same framelit.
  • Window Frames Collection Framelits
  • Now you have a perfect mat of a different color and a small size!

God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs
Beverly polen

Stampin Up Tea for Two DSP and Secret Garden Stamp Set

5 thoughts on “Stampin Up Tea for Two DSP and Secret Garden Stamp Set

  1. Comments from Splitcoaststampers:

    1. Thu, Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:11 PM

    Such a beautiful vintage feel to your card. I love the use of the brads and your bow element is unique. Tfs

    2. Thu, Jan 10, 2013 @ 5:00 PM

    Absolutely gorgeous!! Love your super pretty dp with the texture and such beautiful flowers!!
    God Bless!
    DJ Rants
    3. Wed, Jan 16, 2013 @ 3:36 PM

    Very very pretty.
    4. Thu, Jan 17, 2013 @ 5:08 PM


  2. Your card is so beautiful. I love your use of the designer paper. Your colors are gorgeous. I love how you have the pink piece running through the bow.

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