Monday Mail!!!

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Happy Monday!!! I have decided I want to send out more cards just because. I would like to tell others I’m thinking of them or happy for them. We all love happy mail, right?? So today, I’m sharing some Monday Mail that I sent out just because!

Monday Mail, www.LaurasStampPad.com

This card I created for a special someone who recently earned a trip through her work. I’m so happy for her and the hard work she has put in. The Tropical Oasis Suite is perfect for creating this card for her. I couldn’t wait! I whipped up this card quickly so I could get it out!

Starting with a Daffodil Delight card base, I layered on Lovely Lipstick (4″ x 5-1/4″) and a piece of the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper (3-3/4″ x 5″). I love these bright colors so much! They make me so happy. For the greeting, I used the Thanks For The Laughs Stamp Set. The greetings in this set are just perfect for fun cards like this. It’s perfect!!!!

Fraying Braided Burlap, www.LaurasStampPad.com

After stamping the greeting in Lovely Lipstick Ink, I punched it out with the Label Me Lovely Punch. Then I punched out another one in Lovely Lipstick cardstock. I trimmed off the top and bottom of the white greeting so it would layer perfectly. Next, I took the Braided Burlap Trim and frayed the ends a bit. Securing it to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals behind the greeting!

Today you get it in writing, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For the inside of the card, I added the coordinating greeting from the Thanks for the Laughs Stamp Set! I love it!!!

If you would like to recreate this card to send out in the Monday Mail, check out the supplies listed below. Remember that every $50, earns you a Sale-A-Bration item for FREE!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Kerchief Card Kit!!!

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The Kerchief Card Kit is one of the new Sale-A-Bration items that you can earn for FREE. I LOVE this kit! It’s so beautiful with the foil accents and vellum layers.

Kerchief Card Kit, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Isn’t this card beautiful? It’s the perfect card to send to anyone at any time. It might be for sympathy, going through a tough time, a promotion a work, good news to celebrate. Anything at all! After all I think we should send more cards just because! 🙂

This kit comes with all of the supplies to create 4 each of these 2 designs. The decorated envelopes are included as well. No stamping or supplies necessary except scissors to cut the twine. I ended up not using the twine on the blue card. I just felt it was beautiful without so I am holding on to it for another project!

Get this Kerchief Card Kit for FREE when you spend $50 now till the end of March! Click here to start shopping and earning! Don’t forget that the Free Stamp Set of the Month for orders of $75 or more before shipping and tax is the Perfectly Framed Stamp Set! That means you can earn lots of FREE stuff during Sale-A-Bration!

Perfectly Framed, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Happy Stampin’

~Laura


Dainty Note Cards!!!

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Sometimes you need just a little card to toss in with a gift or an item you are mailing out or to sneak on the desk of a co-worker! The dainty note cards in the Best Dressed Suite are PERFECT for that!!!

Dainty Note Cards, www.LaurasStampPad.com

These little notecards have a splash of watercolor on them so they are a perfect base card. You can go elegant, playful, masculine, or feminine! It’s perfect.

Thoughtful Blooms Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I used the Thoughtful Blooms Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set for all of these cards and it was super fun to mix and match the flower patterns. There is also a coordinating Sale-A-Bration Small Bloom Punch! Check out the other cards for even more fun flower patterns!

The little flowers in the background were stamped off once before stamping them on the card front. Then I stamped them a third time on the card for 2 lighter shades of Grapefruit Grove. I really love how you can get various shades from 1 ink pad.

Best Dressed Note Cards & Envelopes, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Each of the card, I finished off with a few jewels. I used Glitter Enamel Dots for this one here. The Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots were used on the Grapefruit Grove card. The Petal Pink Rhinestone Gems were used on the first card! It’s so fun to mix and match!

Which one of these dainty note cards is your favorite??? Let me know in the comments below! If you would like to recreate these or make a few new designs, click on the supplies listed below! Remember that every $50 spent earns you a FREE Sale-A-Bration item!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Birthday Sparkles!!!

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Happy Monday! Happy back to normal….or at least I’m hoping! I’m a very routine girl so I’m ready to get back at it. Although I did really enjoy the down time! I thought I would start off with some birthday sparkles today. After all who doesn’t love bling and we all celebrate birthdays!!!

Birthday Sparkles, www.LaurasStampPad.com

This card is actually sort of a mini card. It still fits into a regular envelope but it’s 4″ x 4-1-1/4″. I cut the cardstock at 4-1/4″ (in half) and then at 8″ to fold in half. Something a little different!!!

My card base is Bermuda Bay and I layered on a piece (3-1/4″ x 4″) of the Lily Impressions Sale-A-Bration Designer Series Paper with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Next, I took a piece of Whisper White (3″ x 3-3/4″) and stamped the cake in Melon Mambo Ink. The cake is from the Happy Birthday to You Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set. Right after stamping, I took the Wink of Stella Pen and colored over the flowers. This makes the ink bleed just a bit while adding the perfect amount of sparkle!

Coloring with Wink of Stella, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I love the perfect hint of pink and shimmer! After coloring this, I layered it onto the card front and added a few Champagne Rhinestones. You can also use some of the Peacock Rhinestones for different color options! I love them all!

Glittered Flowers, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For the inside of the card, I stamped the greeting from the same set in the center and then did the top corner of the cake stamp in the bottom right corner. This gives the perfect flower coordination to the inside of the card. Of course, I colored it with some Wink of Stella too!

If you want to create this Birthday Sparkles card, click the supplies listed below. Remember that you get a Sale-A-Bration item FREE with a $50 order!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Golden Goddess!!!

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Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I sure did! My Mom came yesterday and we stamped her Christmas Cards!!! It was so much fun and a good time to catch up! Today, I’m sharing another samples using the Christmastime is Here Suite. Check out this Golden Goddess!!!

Golden Goddess, www.LaurasStampPad.com

This card is just so elegant and beautiful! It would be perfect for a wedding card too!!! All white and gold and so amazing!

I started with a Whisper White card base. Next, I embossed another piece of Whisper White with the Subtle Embossing Folder and added it to the front. Then with yet another piece of Whisper White, I stamped the Christmas Rose in Gold Delicata Ink. Be sure to set it aside a bit to dry completely. I have found sometimes it smears if it isn’t fully dry. Once it is dry, I used the coordinating Roses Dies to die cut the rose and the greeting label. The greeting was also stamped in Gold Delicata!

Golden Rose, www.LaurasStampPad.com

To assemble, I flipped the rose over and added three little loops of the Gold Shimmer Ribbon. This stuff is just stunning! Using the Stampin’ Dimensionals to secure the ribbon and then all over the rest of the rose, I then added it to the card front! The greeting was also added with Stampin’ Dimensionals. You know me and my love for those things. To finish it off, I added a few Gold Glittered Enamel Dots! LOVE!!!!

Don’t forget that these items are while supplies last so click the supplies below to get your today and recreate this beautiful golden goddess card!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Christmastime Is Here Suite Bundle (English)
$112.50
Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper
$14.50
Gold 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Shimmer Ribbon
$7.00
Christmas Rose Bundle (English)
$61.00
Golden Glitz Delicata Metallic Ink Pad
$11.00
Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
$10.00

Warmth & Love!!!

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That’s what we all need this time of year – warmth & love! Am I right??? Well I hope this card brings it to all of you!!!

warmth & love, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I’m so in love with the Christmastime is Here Suite. All of the amazing products are used in this card. The Stamps, coordinating Framelits, Gold Ribbon, Designer Paper, and Gold Enamel Embellishments are all part of it!

Here I started with a Whisper White card base measuring 4-1/4″ x 11″. Then I layered on a piece of the Christmastime is Here Designer Series Paper (4″ x 4″). This means that you can get 9 cards from 1 sheet of the paper. Next, I stamped the greeting in Cherry Cobbler at the top from the Christmas Rose Stamp Set and tied some of the ribbon around the card front.

Red Roses, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For the roses, I stamped them in Basic Gray and colored them with Stampin’ Blends. Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow, Poppy Parade, Soft Suede and Old Olive were the colors I used! After die cutting it out, I added it to the card front and just trimmed off the part hanging over. To finish it off, I added some of the Gold Glittered Enamel Embellishments! STUNNING!!!

Be sure to check out this post and this one for more on this amazing bundle full of warmth & love. It is while supplies last so don’t delay. Click the supply list below to get yours today!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Christmastime Is Here Suite Bundle (English)
$112.50
Basic Gray Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$9.00
Mossy Meadow Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Soft Suede Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$9.00
Poppy Parade Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$9.00
Old Olive Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$9.00

Christmas Roses!!!

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Happy Tuesday!!! Today’s technique is a bit tricky…..stamping or coloring! Can you guess which one I did on these Christmas Roses?? Which one do you prefer??

Christmas Roses, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I am just loving the Christmas Roses Stamp Set that just came out this month! The image is stunning and so fun to color! The card above is actually colored rather than stamped with all of the coordinating images. While stamping was easy to do as the images are photopolymer, I found coloring to be more fun!

This card was created super quickly as I just stamped in the image in Basic Gray and then colored it with Stampin’ Blends. Next, I die cut it with the coordinating Roses Dies. After that, I added it to the card. The card base is Mossy Meadow with a piece of the Christmastime Is Here Designer Series Paper!!! While the Suite has a lot of gold in it, I decided to branch out and use some silver for the card.

Coloring Roses, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Meanwhile, stay tuned for tomorrow’s card where I show more fabulous samples using the Christmastime is Here Bundle. Remember it is while supplies last so get these fun products before they are gone!

If you would like to watch me show off these Christmas Roses, check out the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Christmastime Is Here Suite Bundle (English)
$112.50
Christmas Rose Stamp Set (English)
$38.00

Let’s Do This Together!!!

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Happy Monday!!! Happy November!!! Don’t panic the holidays are still “around the corner”…..at least that’s what I keep saying to myself to so I don’t panic. Everything is better when you have a friend with you!!! So let’s do this together and we will be golden!!! We got this!

Let's Do This Together, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Is this not the best greeting ever???? I love it! It’s so true and perfect! This card is perfect for the just because, the friend who is going through a rough time (cough cough being a mom) 🙂 , or just any day these next couple of months as we tackle the holidays! I think I am going to give it to a friend of mine who just had a baby! Going through that with a friend who can cheer you on the days you think you can’t take another poopy diaper or celebrate with you that they finally slept for X amount of hours. That makes life so much better! Am I right?!?!

This card was super simple because I used the Magnolia Lane Memories and More Card Pack and Envelope Pack. You may look at these and think they are for scrapbooking only but no no no. I, too, thought that same way so I would get a pack here and there and save it for my scrapbooking. Now I use them for card making and it is magical. Quick and simple beautiful cards. Some of the cards have greetings on them and they are fabulous. Others have an open area that you can stamp a greeting into! They are perfect! The one above uses the stamp from Good Morning Magnolia!

You are Loved, www.LaurasStampPad.com

You will notice that the one up top is a larger card that covers up the silver foil frame. This card here uses a smaller card and it shows off that fabulous foil! Oh so beautiful and simple! I love it! Check out the supplies listed below so you can create quick and simple cards to have on hand! For more fun samples using the Magnolia Suite, click here!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack
$11.00
Magnolia Lane Memories & More Large Specialty Cards & Envelopes
$12.50
Good Morning Magnolia Cling Stamp Set
$36.00
Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50


Magnificent Magnolia!!!

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Happy Monday!!! Wow did I have an amazing weekend!!! So much fun at Vacation Stampin’ School with 100+ of my fellow stamping sisters. Also, it was a nice little getaway even for just 24 hours! I’ll chat more about that this week. Today, I’m sharing this magnificent magnolia that I think is just stunning!!!

Magnificent Magnolia, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I colored this card and was a little unsure if I liked it so I set it aside. Later, I glanced over at it on my table and was like WOW!!!! I thought it was stunning. I think this happens a lot for me so any time you don’t think someone looks good, set is aside and come back to it!!!

First, I started with a Soft Seafoam card base. Next, I took the magnolia from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and stamped it in Basic Gray. I like to use that color when coloring because it gives a lighter look rather than such a bold image. Then I colored it in with Stampin’ Blends!!!

Stampin' Blends Colors, www.LaurasStampPad.com

These were the colors I used! Light and Dark Soft Suede were used for the branch. Old Olive (both light and dark) were used for the leaves. The flower I added a Daffodil Delight center and some touches of Flirty Flamingo on the petals!

After coloring it, I added a small piece of Rococo Rose to the left side after running it though the Big Shot with the line from the Stitched Nested Labels Dies. How fabulous is that little stitched edge? It gives so much to this card a and it’s so simple!

Someone So Special, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Using the greeting and another flower from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set, I decorated the inside! I LOVE IT!!!

Check out the supplies listed below for this magnificent magnolia card so you can make this fabulous card! Don’t forget to use you Bonus Bucks before the end of the month!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Pale Pink Birdies!!!

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You all know I love the color pink. This card inspiration came from the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper and I was super excited to use pink for a birdie card. These pale pink birdies are perfect for a card for any occasion. What occasion would you use this look for?? Let me know in the comments below!

Pale Pink Birdies, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Isn’t this card just precious with the soft colors, beautiful flowers, and little birdies???

I started with a Petal Pink card base measuring 4-1/4″ x 11″. This size works well when tying ribbon around the card because then you use less ribbon. 🙂 Next, I layered a piece of the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper onto Soft Suede cardstock! Before adding it to the lower half of the card front, I stamped a few leaves from the Free As A Bird Stamp Set in Petal Pink Ink. This adds a little decoration to the top solid portion but without being too bold.

Stitched Labels Dies, www.LaurasStampPad.com

After laying on the designer paper, I tied some Very Vanilla Scallop Lace Trim around the card front and into a knot. Then for the focal point, I die cut out a label from the Nested Stitched Label Dies. These are the Bundle & Save 10% dies that go with the Free As A Bird Stamp Set. Using that stamp set, I stamped the greeting and the birdies in Basic Gray. Next, I colored in the branch and birdies with Stampin’ Blends Markers!

Coloring birds with Stampin' Blends, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I added the pale pink birdies to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals for a little bit of texture and so the image was smooth over the ribbon! To finish it off, I added a few Rhinestones for some bling!

Pink Petal Flowers, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For the inside, I added a piece of Whisper White (4″ x 5-1/4″) and stamped the leaf image and then the little flower. Using Stampin’ Blends, I colored them in for the perfect coordination!

If you want to recreate this card, check out the supply list below! If you want to see more samples using the Free As A Bird Set, click here and here!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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