Awesome Otters

Good morning!  So, here we have another fun card using the Awesome Otters Stamp Set -- have you gotten yours yet?  I love him!!

This card was one of the cards made at my Sale-a-bration Stamp-a-stacks this month!  We're also using him at our Stamp Camp on Feb 5!  Click HERE to join us!!

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  • Cinnamon Cider:  5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4"
  • Bermuda Bay:  5 1/4" x 4"
  • Poppy Parade:  3 1/4" x 2 1/2"
  • Fluid Watercolor Paper: 3" x 2 1/4"


  1. Stamp floating otter onto watercolor paper, using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  2. Stamp sentiment below and to the right of the otter.
  3. Add a small drop of reinker in the lid of your stamp pad.  Using your Watercolor Painter, pick up a little bit of the ink, and color your image.  It's best to start with just a little ink--you can always add more, but you don't want it too dark.
    1. Otter is Cinnamon Cider, and the belly is Crumb Cake;  Fish is Poppy Parade; "Water" is Bermuda Bay.
  4. Emboss your 1/4 sheet of Bermuda Bay using the Bark 3D Embossing Folder and the Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine.
  5. Assemble your card as shown.
  6. The 1/4 sheet of Very Vanilla is for the inside of your card.  If desired, stamp extra otter on inside.

Here is the same card using Soft Suede and Pacific Point:

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Friendly Hello



  • Pool Party: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”
  • Basic White: 4” x 5-1/4” (for inside) ; 2-3/4” x 3” and 5/8” x 3”
  • Petal Pink: 2-1/2” x 4-1/4”
  • Vellum: 2-1/8” circle
  • DSP: Pool Party Pattern 4” x 5-1/4” and Striped Pattern ½” x 4-1/4”
  • Ribbon: approximately 18”


  1. Add pool party dsp to the card front.
  2. Emboss the petal pink cardstock with the splatter embossing folder.
  3. Add the striped dsp behind the embossed cardstock.
  4. Wrap the ribbon around the embossed cardstock and tie a bow towards the bottom. Add to the card front.
  5. Stamp the bird image on the white cardstock using memento ink. Color in using Stampin’ Blends – bird in pool party, flower centers in dark saffron, flowers in petal pink, leaves in light granny apple and branch in crumb cake.
  6. Fussy cut the image and add it to the vellum circle using dimensionals. Add to the card front.
  7. Mask off the word ‘friend’ with either some Scotch tape or a sticky note and ink up the word ‘hello’ using pool party. Remove mask and stamp onto the white cardstock strip.
  8. Flag the end and add greeting to the card front.
  9. Add three polished dots and white layer to the inside.


Daffodil Daydream

Good morning!!  What a wonderful weekend I had!  A fun shoebox swap with my team on Saturday morning, and then a class on Sunday afternoon!  So many friends--even made some new ones!!  Here is one of the cards we made on Sunday afternoon featuring the lovely Daffodil Daydream Bundle and FREE (with qualifying purchase) Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper:

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Super quick card--stamp the daffodil, color and cut out at the big shot!!

Download the PDF here for full instructions!


Flowing Flowers in Pale Papaya



  • Pale Papaya (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”; scored at 4 ¼”
  • Basic White (layer): 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Basic White (layer): 3 ¾” x 2 ¾”
  • Basic Gray (layer): 4” x 3”
  • Ribbon: 8” & 5”


  1. Fold your Pale Papaya card base in half.
  2. On the smaller piece of Basic White, put one small piece of adhesive in the middle. And then attach the smaller piece to the larger piece.  This is just to hold it in place temporarily while you stamp.
  3. Stamp the flowers with Pale Papaya ink so that some of the flowers go partly on the small piece and partly on the bigger piece. Don’t worry about any “gaps” between the two pieces of cardstock as they will get covered up later.
  4. Stamp the saying, with Basic Gray ink on the bottom right of the smaller piece of cardstock.
  5. Carefully remove the smaller piece of White cardstock and attach it to the Basic Gray layer.
  6. Attach the larger piece of stamped White cardstock to the front of the card base.
  7. Wrap the shorter piece of ribbon around the middle of the smaller piece of white cardstock and secure it at the back.
  8. Attach the smaller layer to front of the card base using dimensionals.
  9. Tie a bow with the longer piece of ribbon and attach it to the card front with glue dots.
  10. Add three gray Matte Dots to the front of the card.