Campology Masculine Birthday Card and a Video Tutorial with 6 Ways to Use the NEW Stampin' Up! Masking Paper

Hello stamping friends.

One of the new products included in the 2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue was masking paper. For those not familiar with masking paper, it does as the name suggests - masks off areas of your project where you don't want ink to go. You can do this with other things as well, but the benefit of this specialised masking paper is that it is super thin plus adhesive and it doesn't leave as much of a halo around the edge. It's also reusable, and really reasonably priced. It is $12.25AUD for 12 5x7" sheets. Find the masking paper on page 149 of the Annual catalogue, or HERE in my online store.

I've put together a video showing 6 different techniques to use the masking paper, and included lots of tips along the way. The video features 5 cards, and I will share one of them here first. You can see how I did the stamping for this project (and the other 4 cards) in the video which is included below. 

As I wanted the tent to appear in front of the trees in this masculine birthday card, I stamped the tent first and then masked it off before I stamped the trees. I love this Campology stamp set and haven't used it nearly enough, so I am grateful it carried over to the new catalogue. To finish my card off, I have used some of the DSP and a die-cut from He's the Man Specialty DSP, along with some linen thread and Rustic Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots.

Stampin Up Campology birthday card with masking paper video tutorial for 5 cards. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Here is the video which shows me doing the masking portion of this card, along with 4 other cards.

 

 

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Stampin' Up! Fancy Frames Dies & my 5 Favourite new Dies in the 2022 Annual Catalogue.

We have some great new stand alone die sets in the 2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. I have used two of them on this card, and will show a couple of others I love after the card.

These cards came together so easily with some cardstock, Texture Chic Designer Series Paper and the two dies in the Fancy Frames die set.

Stampin Up Fancy Frames birthday cards by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

For this card, I have used Evening Evergreen for my frame. My base card is also Evening Evergreen and I have used Blushing Bride as a very thin mat around the layer of Texture Chic DSP. My sentiment is from the Potted Geranium stamp set and is stamped in Soft Succulent. The two die cuts I have layered for the sentiment are from Stylish Shapes, another one of my favourite die sets. I finished the card off with a couple of the 2021-2023 InColor Opal Rounds (the Soft Succulent Ones).

Stampin Up Fancy Frames birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

For my second card, I used a Blushing Bride card base, and Blushing Bride for the die cut. The sentiment is from Potted Geranium, and this label from the coordinating Geranium dies. I have embellished this card with some Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon, and a couple of the Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Stampin Up Fancy Frames Texture Chic birthday cards by Claire Daly.

 

Here's a closer look at the Texture Chic Designer Series Paper. I love the grungy vibe of this paper and there is foiling on one side too. This paper is in my Box of Pretties Share Box this month (see at end of post) with 6 other coordinating products for just $34 including postage (Australian residents only). 

Texture Chic paper pack available from Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Now lets have a look at the die sets. Here are the two main sets I have used in these two cards:

Fancy Frames (find them here in the online store or see links at end of post)

Stampin Up Fancy Frames Dies available from Claire Daly, Australia.

Stylish Shapes Dies (find them here in the online store or see links at end of post). It's a bit hard to see in the picture below, but each of these dies has stitching on the edge.

Stampin Up Stylish Shapes Dies available from Claire Daly, Australia.

Other stand alone new die sets I have purchased to play with soon are:

Designer Tags (find them here in the online store)

Stampin Up Designer Tags Dies available from Claire Daly, Australia.

Fabulous Frames (find them here in the online store)

Stampin Up Fabulous Frames Dies available from Claire Daly, Australia.

I also have these ones on my wish list:

Deckled Rectangle (find them here in the online store)

Stampin Up Deckled Rectangle Dies available from Claire Daly, Australia.

 

I hoped you liked today's card and seeing my fave die sets. You can find all of the products I have used in my online store, or the paper copy of the Annual Catalogue. You can either order online, or direct with me via email, phone or text (you can read about three ways to shop with me HERE).  When you shop online with me in Australia, and use the monthly Host Code, you also qualify for a small thank you gift mid the month after your purchase. Here's the shop link (individual product links at the end of the post), and this month's host code.

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Stampin' Up! Potted Geraniums Birthday Card

Geraniums are one of those plants that evoke happy feelings and memories for me, so when I saw the Potted Geraniums bundle in the 2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, it was straight into my cart! Geraniums were my Dad's favourite flower (especially white ones) and they also remind me of Spring, and the gorgeous flowering balconies in Barcelona and Paris.

Here's my first card with this bundle.

Stampin Up Potted Geranium 2022 birthday card by Claire Daly, Melbourne, Australia.

I have started with a Basic Gray base, and used my blending brush to add a little Pool Party to the Basic White card front. There's so many good things to love about this bundle! For starters you can either stamp or die cut the flowers and both give you a lovely two toned effect, which Geraniums are known for. I have used Melon Mambo and Polished Pink for the flowers, Garden Green for the leaves (stamped off for the more solid layer), and Basic Gray for the pot (I love grey pots!).

Stampin Up Potted Geranium 2022 birthday card by Claire Daly, Melbourne, Australia.

Secondly, I love the two step stamping on both the foliage and the weathered pot. There's even a stamp and die to cut out the thin strip of soil you can see. Thirdly, I love the little plant label that has three different words / phrases that fit in it.

Stampin Up Potted Geranium 2022 birthday card by Claire Daly, Melbourne, Australia.

Finally, I LOVE the sentiments in this yet; both the words and the font. There's also a really gorgeous stitched label die included. I finished my card off by embellishing with some Iridescent Rhinestone Jewels. 

Stampin Up Potted Geranium 2022 birthday card by Claire Daly, Melbourne, Australia.

Here's a closer look at the stamp set, dies and bundle.

Potted Geranium Stamp Set (find it here in my online store)

Stampin Up Potted Geranium stamp set. Available in Australia from Claire Daly.

Potted Geranium Bundle (find it here in my online store)

Stampin Up Potted Geranium bundle. Available in Australia from Claire Daly

Hope you liked todays card. You can find all of the products I have used in my online store, or the paper copy of the Annual Catalogue. You can either order online, or direct with me via email, phone or text (you can read about three ways to shop with me HERE).  When you shop online with me in Australia, and use the monthly Host Code, you also qualify for a small thank you gift mid the month after your purchase. My customers love getting these little gifts in the mail. Here's the shop link (individual product links at the end of the post), and this month's host code.

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Stampin' Up! Sending Smiles Birthday Card

Hello friends,

I hope you are having a fabulous Monday. It's a beautiful sunny autumn day here, and sunshine always makes me smile.

Today I have a birthday card using the gorgeous new 2022 bundle Sending Smiles. This card is also one of the six cards included in my Sending Smiles Class, which is now available as an instant download PDF class (instructions in metric and imperial). You can find the class HERE.

Stampin Up Sending Smiles birthday card from 2022 Annual Catalogue. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

I've used the Awash in Beauty DSP in the class, which is a beautiful floral paper with really gorgeous neutral sheets on the reverse. Having the grids on this one made it easy to line up the background sentiments (well relatively as I still was crooked on a couple!).

Stampin Up Sending Smiles birthday card from 2022 Annual Catalogue. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

I've done a bit of masking of the sentiments to get the sentiment on the card front. Just use our new masking paper or a postal note to cover the cardstock where you don't want the sentiments stamped and you can come up with all sorts of combinations of words and sentiments.

Stampin Up Sending Smiles birthday card from 2022 Annual Catalogue. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

Here's a look at some sneak peeks of the other cards in my Sending Smiles PDF Instant Download Class. The class includes one of my fave fancy fold cards too. Sending Smiles is a great bundle to work with, with a great range of different sentiments.

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Stampin' Up! Texture Chic Birthday Card & sign up for my FREE PDF Tutorials

Did you know I am back to sending my weekly FREE PDF tutorials to customers and subscribers? Measurements are now included in both metric and imperial too. You can subscribe from anywhere in the world using this online form.

To give you an example of a project I send out, here is a look at last week's project. I have used the beautiful new Texture Chic Suite from the 2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, to make a vintage style birthday card. You can view the gorgeous Texture Chic Suite HERE in my online store.

Stampin Up Texture Chic Suite birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia

I love this suite so much. It's my absolute fave in the new Annual Catalogue both in terms of style and colour. I love the illusion of texture and the gold foiling in the DSP, and all the layering options with the stamps and dies. It coordinates beautifully here with gold, Petal Pink and Soft Succulent. Other coordinating colours are Evening Evergreen, Mango Melody, Pool Party and Soft Suede.

Stampin Up Texture Chic and Chic Dies birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

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Stampin Up Texture Chic suite / Season of Chic bundle 2022 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Hope you liked todays card. You can find all of the products I have used in my online store, or the paper copy of the Annual Catalogue (get one here). You can either order direct with me via email, phone or text (you can read about three ways to shop with me HERE).  When you shop online with me in Australia, and use the monthly Host Code, you also qualify for a small thank you gift mid the month after your purchase. My customers love getting these little gifts in the mail. Here's the shop link (individual product links at the end of the post), and this month's host code.

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