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.

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SUPPLIES:

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
by
Beverly polen

Stampin Up Tea for Two DSP and Secret Garden Stamp Set

Tea for Two Designer Series Paper

A new Stampin’ Up! Tea for Two Designer Series Paper is featured on today’s card.  The hexagon patterned paper, which is one of the designs in this DSP, was used to create this very simple card made with So Saffron Card Stock.

Tea for Two Designer Series Paper

In the new Stampin Up Spring 2013 Catalog, there is a new Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (129378) that gives a similar affect as the one I have on this card front.  Instead of the embossing folder, I decided to print this hexagon pattern onto the front of the 4″ x 5-1/4″ card.  The design is from a digital download for My Digital Studio.  It is a background stamp (#2) from the Twitterpated Designer Kit Digital Download.  I printed it onto the card front with the color Island Indigo to match the ribbon in the center.  The ribbon is from the Sycamore Street Ribbon and Buttons Pack that becomes available when Sale-a-bration begins on January 21, 2013.

I cut seven hexagons from the hexagon design of the Tea for Two Designer Series Paper.  I positioned the hexagons within the hexagon pattern to form a flower. 

Tea for Two Designer Series Paper

The “Thinking of You” sentiment is a stamp image from the Curly Cute Stamp Set.  It is stamped on a piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock that is embossed with the hearts embossing folder from the Adorning Accents Embossing Folders.  It is stamped with Island Indigo Classic Ink and matted with Island Indigo Card Stock.

Tea for Two Designer Series Paper

Supplies:

Stamp Set:  Curly Cute Stamp Set (120510 – c)

Paper:  Tea for Two Designer Series Paper (129311), So Saffron Card Stock (105118), Very Vanilla Card Stock (101650), and Island Indigo Card Stock (122974)

Ink:  Island Indigo Classic Ink (126986)

Accessories:  Sycamore Street Ribbon and Button Pack (130812), Adorning Accents Embossing Folders (125601), My Digital Studio Twitterpated Designer Kit (129332), and Paper Snips (103579)

 
God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs
by
Beverly Polen
  Tea for Two Designer Series Paper

Stampin’ Up! Tea for Two Designer Series Paper