Simple and easy handmade card ideas using Stampin' Up! supplies

Hello stamping friends. Today I am sharing with you some simple and easy handmade card ideas using Stampin' Up! supplies and I also have a free PDF tutorial for you to show you exactly what I did with each card. These are great cards for beginners, and the stampset, watercolour pencils and note card and envelope packs are inexpensive items to get you started in your card making hobby.

Stampin Up Simple and Quick 2020 watercolour pencil card ideas using Stampin Up supplies. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Even though I have used Stitched Rectangle dies in my card, I have given the measurements in the tutorial to just cut a rectangle for these pieces. You could also substitute a rectangle of patterned paper for the two cards where I have used the vellum doily coloured with Stampin' Blends (again the measurements are in the tutorial). The vase and the mason jar are from the Jar of Flowers bundle which I have shown below. They are a great compliment to the Four Seasons Floral stamp set I have used in this project. The Four Seasons Floral stamp set is great for beginners and is just $24. 

Stampin Up Four Seasons Floral stamp set available in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I couloured the images using Watercolour Pencils and a Blender Pen (you can also use a Water Painter). You need to stamp the images onto the card using a black Stazon ink pad, so that the outline doesn't run when you add the moisture from the Blender Pen. Stazon is a solvent based ink pad which is why it doesn't run. I have combined a few different colours of pencil in colouring these images, which gives a more realistic effect.

Stampin Up Simple and Quick 2020 watercolour pencil card ideas using Stampin Up supplies. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

We sell two different sets of watercolour pencils and you can find them both HERE in the online store

Stampin Up watercolour pencils (in coordinating colours) available in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I used the jar punch (which is shaped and sized just like a mason jar) for the vase in this card. This can be purchased alone, or as part of the Jar of Flowers Bundle (where you get 10% off by purchasing them together). 

Stampin Up Simple and Quick 2020 watercolour pencil card ideas using Stampin Up supplies. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

There are lots of other floral shapes in the Jar of Flowers stamp set, which coordinate with the jar punch too. The Jar Punch can also be purchased separately.

Stampin Up Jar of Flowers stamp set and coordinating jar punch available in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

Download the PDF Tutorial for these Beginner Cards: Download MWC39 Set of 4 Beginner Notecards PDF

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Claire

 

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Poppy Party Day 2: Stampin' Up! Painted Poppies Bright and Bold Card

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Back with my day 2 creation for the Poppy Party. Today I decided to brighten things right up compared to yesterday's card and use the Stampin' Up! Painted Poppies bundle from the 2020 January mini catalogue in a completely new way.

Stampin Up Painted Poppies Bundle. Gift with Purchase Jan 12-19th . Claire Daly Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

My colour combination for today's card is:

Claire Daly 2020 Stampin' Up! Colour Combination Crushed Curry, Lovely Lipstick, Pumpkin Pie

This card was super simple to create. I just stamped the multiple poppy image in a row (tip: start in the centre of the white panet first, and then stamp at each end) in Memento Black Ink as I wanted to colour with Stampin' Blends. I then just coloured the flowers in the darkest shade of Mango Melody, Lovely Lipstick and Pumpkin Pie. My greeting is again from Sending You Thoughts (Saleabration level 1 choice) stamp set, which you can choose for free if you buy the bundle (see yesterdays post for the stamp set image). A couple of shiny adhesive  rhinestones and we are done. All products used in today's card are linked at the end of the post.

Stampin Up Painted Poppies Bundle. Gift with Purchase Jan 12-19th . Claire Daly Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

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Stampin Up Painted Poppies Bundle. Gift with Purchase Jan 12-19th . Claire Daly Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

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Thanks for stopping by today. See you back here tomorrow with another Painted Poppies card. I'm loving creating with this versatile bundle.

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Beautiful Friendship Single Layer Card

Hello stamping friends.

Today I have a really simple card for you, using the Beautiful Friendship stamp set from the 2019/2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. I grabbed this stamp set when I needed to make a couple of quick birthday cards recently. 

Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

It's basically a one layer card, except for a small greeting (I used a greeting from Butterfly Wishes stamp set as it was a better size for my card; I do love the greetings which come with the Beautiful Friendship set though). I stamped directly onto Shimmery White cardstock, and cut a 2cm strip from the bottom of the front of the card, and added a strip of Soft Sea Foam patterned DSP (from the subtles 6x6 pack) to the base of the card.

Here's the colour combination I used with the stamping:

Claire Daly Creates Stampin' Up! Colour Combination Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australi

The greeting is stamped in Basic Gray, and cut out from one of the dies in the Detailed Bands die set (link at end of post), and I have added some 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots for embellishing.

Here's a closer look at the Beautiful Friendship  stamp set (also linked at the end of the post). It really is super easy to use, You just keep on adding layers of flowers and leaves and you are done. The stamp set is Photopolymer so it's super easy to line up as well.

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The great news is that this stamp set is just $38 (link at the end of the post), so a great one to add to your collection and a stamp set I think you will reach for again and again.

Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australi

 

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