Rose Wonder

Stampin Up Rose Wonder Birthday card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

I am very excited to share this card with you today. I want to share a technique that is super easy and creates a stunning result.

I stamped the large rose stamp from the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark and heat set it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder on Watermelon Wonder card stock. Then I took my white colored pencil from the Watercolor Pencil set and lightly shaded the edges of the flower. I love the result.

Stampin Up Rose Wonder Birthday Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

I then stamped my sentiment from the Bunch of Blossoms Photopolymer Stamp Set and cropped it with the framelits from Stylish Stems Framelits Dies.

The green card stock is Certain Celery a retired color from several years ago.

I added water droplets on the rose with Nuvo Crystal Drops.

Give this technique a try and let me know what you think? Thanks for stopping by!


Oh Happy Day with Scenic Sayings

Stampin Up Scenic Sayings Festive Embossing Folder Birthday card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup

The Scenic Sayings stamp set has large sentiments that can be the focal point of any project. And the fonts are fabulous!

Stampin Up Scenic Sayings

Scenic Sayings
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Time is my craft room is therapeutic for me. Yet sometimes my stamping mojo is just not flowing. Pinterest to the rescue! My card today was CASE’d (Copy And Selectively Edit) from this card by fellow Pal, Shannon Jaramillo. I love her clean style.

Stampin Up Festive Embossing Folder Scenic Sayings Birthday Card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup

The 2015 – 2017 In-Colors will be retiring soon. So I am trying to use them so their retirement party won’t be so sad. I will miss Watermelon Wonder the most. I am not a pink kind of gal but love this shade of pink. Which color will you miss the most?

Did you see the bit of Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper. In person it is just the right amount of bling. ♥

This card is super simple. Here are the details.

  • Crumb Cake Card Base 4 1/4″ x 5 1/5″
  • Mint Macaron 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Very Vanilla layer 3 3/4″ x 5″, embossed with the Festive Textured Embossing Folder
  • Mint Macaron Glimmer paper cut with scalloped square from the Layering Squares Framelits
  • Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla squares were also cut with the Layering Squares Framelits
  • Sentiment was stamped on the Very Vanilla square in Mint Macaron.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you were inspired to use your large sentiment stamps and retiring In-Colors.



Celebration Duo

Stampin Up Balloon Adventures Celebrations Duo Michelle Gleeson Stampinup

When I first received Celebrations Duo Textured Embossing Folders I was a bit intimidated. I thought for sure that the ink would bleed into the “impression” created by the embossing process and I would have to do it just right to make it look great. I was SO wrong. It is so easy and so fun to create with these embossing folders.

The image is depressed into the paper. So when you stamp over the image it makes the words pop. I think this is one of the coolest stamping techniques.

Stampin Up Celebrations Duo Balloon Adventures Birthday card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup

If you have not purchased these embossing folders I urge you to take another look at them. They are so much fun to use.

Today’s card was CASE’d (Copy And Selectively Edit) by the very talented Sandy MacIver.

I hope you enjoyed this card. Thanks for stopping by!



May you have Dragonfly Dreams


Stampin Up Dragonfly Dreams Bundle Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SUWe are having a beautiful weekend here and I hope you are having a wonderful weekend wherever you are. Today’s card is all about DSP! I am one of those crafter’s that saves my DSP for that special card/project/scrapbook page. Really? It is such a crazy idea. So I am vowing to stop that crazy idea and actually use up all my DSP before the next catalog launch.

This card uses the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper (DSP). It is one of my favorite designer series papers in the Occasions Catalog.

I know you love the details so here they are:

  • Card Base is 5 1/4″ square
  • Floral Succulent Garden DSP 5 1/8″ square
  • Tip Top Taupe layer 3 7/8″ square
  • Old Olive raindrop Succulent Garden DSP 3 3/4″ square
  • Tip Top Taupe layer 3 1/8″ square
  • Top layer 3″ square (Whisper White card stock with Tip Top Taupe ink stamping dots from Botanical Gardens stamp set randomly)

Stampin Up Succulent Garden DSP Dragonfly Dreams Bundle Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

The dragonfly was stamped in Tip Top Taupe on vellum and then cut with the coordinating framelits after fully drying.

The sentiment is from Sunshine Sayings. I love the fonts in this set.

Stampin Up Cotrage Greetings Jar of Love Bundle Stampinup SU

The inside sentiment is from Cottage Greetings.

Thanks for stopping by!