2021 Annual Catalog Sneak Peek

This card is loaded with sneak peeks from the new 2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. The floral images are from the NEW Hand-Penned Petals (photopolymer) stamp set. I used the NEW 2021-2023 In Colors for the flowers and petals. The background DSP is NEW Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper. And don’t forget the In-Color jewels for some sparkle. Here are the NEW In Colors: They are really beautiful all together and augment the current Stampin’…

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Coffee Lover’s Card

Coffee Lovers Card Michelle Gleeson Design by Jeanie Stark

One of the wonderful aspects of paper crafting is meeting so many wonderful, creative and generous people. The design for my card came from my talented friend Jeanie Stark of Just Stampin.  She creates great kits with easy to follow detailed tutorials. This card is from one of her tutorials You can learn how to get it here.  I used Early Espresso, Old Olive, Basic White and retired DSP for my project. Other than changing…

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Delicate Petals for FMS#474

Stampin Up Delicate Petals Bundle Thank you card idea Michelle Gleeson FMS#474 Stampinup SU

A quick post for Freshly Made Sketches this week.  Delicate Petals Bundle has many options to create beautiful flowers. I decided to keep it simple using the floral stamp and leaves. Colored with Copic Markers and a bit of Wink of Stella on the petals for some sparkle. In Good Taste DSP is the backdrop which was also embossed with the Subtle Textured Embossing Folder.  The floral bundle was mounted onto a Powder Pink frame from…

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Friends are like a Four Leaf Clover

Colorado Craft Company 4 Leaf Clover Friendship Cards Idea Michelle Gleeson The Spot Challenge #151

I hope you are enjoying your weekend. We are enjoying some much needed downtime which translates into time in my craft room. Like so many other paper crafters I enjoy creating slimline cards. When I saw the Slimline card challenge over at The Spot I was inspired to create. The card base is 3 1/2 x 8 1/2. The background panel was created with a new Simon Says Stamp Stencil of clovers in varying sizes…

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