Abstract Impressions

Stampin Up Abstract Impressions DSP Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits Sympathy card idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Stampin’ Up!’s Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper (DSP) is the most beautiful DSP I have seen SU release. One side has muted tones and the other brighter watercolor images. Often some DSP can be difficult to use as the patterns are large and can quickly overtake a project. That is not true with this DSP as every image can be the focal point or compliment the focal point of your project. My projects today are…

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Springtime Nature’s Poem

Stampin Up Rooted in Nature Suite Thinking of you card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

The Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (DSP) is the star of this card. There is a subtle white and crumb cake texture pattern behind the greenery which inspired me. I framed the DSP with Soft Suede card stock just an 1/8″ larger than the DSP. A bit of Linen Thread adds balance to the sentiment from the Rooted in Nature coordinating stamp set. The sentiment was stamped in Soft Suede ink and then quickly covered…

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Delightfully Detailed Simple Note Cards

Stampin Up Delightfully Detailed Laser Cut DSP Simple Note Cards Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

I have seen many posts using the floral pattern of the Delightfully Detailed Laser Cut Designer Series Paper. So I thought I would create simple note cards using one of the border cuts. The first note card is a A2 card base in Grapefruit Grove. I glued the border (Very Vanilla side up) to the card base and then added retired Perfect Plum enamel dots.  Can you see the stamped small flower in the bottom…

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Tropical Chic Thank You

Stampin Up Tropical Chic Bundle Thank You Card Ideas Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Today’s card is a CASE’d (Copy And Selectively Edit) project from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog (page 120). The Tropical Chic Bundle is filled with beautiful palm fronds and hibiscus flowers. I was especially drawn to the square shaped die that I used on this card that allows DSP or card stock to peek from behind the fronds. The fun and bright color combination used is Call Me Clover, Lemon Lime Twist and Flirty Flamingo. A…

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