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Tutorial Tuesday: Quick & Easy Thanks

There's nothing sadder to me than the winding down of Sale-A-Bration.  There were so many gorgeous items to choose from this year!  I got all of my favorites---and there are still a few more days to get yours! 

Stampin' Up! spiced things up by giving everyone new, fresh choices throughout the Sale-A-Bration Period and my absolute favorite thing this year was the Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper.  It stands alone so wonderfully on its own and the thickness, texture, and shinyness of the foil is beyond belief!  (Seriously, people, if you haven't placed your order during Sale-A-Bration yet, then this is why you need to!)

The other thing I love about this Designer Series Paper is that you don't need anything else but it to make a beautiful card.  Take a look at today's Tutorial Tuesday creation:


Other than one stamped sentiment and a touch of extra "bling" with my Mini Sequin Trim, this DSP does all the work!  Here's what you need:

Supply List:

Paper Dimensions:
  • Powder Pink Cardstock (3-3/8" x 4-7/8")
  • Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper (3-1/4" x 4-3/4")
  • Whisper White Cardstock (scrap big enough to die-cut a 1-3/4" circle)
Directions:
  • Fold your Note Card in half at the score line.
    • Helpful Hint: A Bone Folder is very helpful in getting this thicker card base to crease nice and crisp!
  • Adhere your Powder Pink Cardstock to the card base.  Next, layer on top the Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper.
  • Die-Cut your 1-3/4" circle from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
  • Stamp the "Thank You" Sentiment from the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp Set onto the die-cut circle.
    • Usually I stamp first and die-cut second, but since the Rose Wonder Stamp Set is made with the clear Photopolymer, I can see exactly where I'm stamping.  In this case, I find it easier to stamp after my circle is die-cut.
  • Next, trim a tad bit of the Mini Sequin Trim and adhere that to the back of your circle.  Then stick your circle on and voila!  It's all done!
Seriously, folks, I made this card in like, three minutes.  Maybe less.  Which means...you can make tons of these cards in a snap and have gorgeous foiled cards on stand-by whenever you need them!  (Which is awesome, because the Note Cards & Envelopes come in packs of 20!)

AND, if you purchase all of the items above and throw in a Clear Block for that Photopolyer Stamp Set, you have yourself a $100 order and you can get TWO packs of that gorgeous Designer Series Paper for FREE!!!!

If you need help deciding or have any questions, Contact Me and we can chat anytime!


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