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May 2018




  • Whisper White: 8 ½” x 5 ½ “
  • Watercolor Paper: 3 1/8” x 2”
  • Tangerine Tango: 3 3/8” x 2 1/8”
  • Basic Black: 3 ½ x 2 3/8”
  • Ribbon: 14”


    1. Use your Aqua Painter to wet your watercolor paper.
    2. Sprinkle some of the Yellow, some of the Gamboge, and the Brilliant Red Brusho on the paper.
    3. Use your Aqua Painter to spread the Brusho around. Let the piece dry.
    4. Stamp the trees with Basic Black ink on the Watercolor piece. Let them dry.
    5. Use your chalk marker to outline one side of the trees. Let them dry.
    6. Stamp the saying on the bottom of the folded card base.
    7. Attach the stamped piece to the Tangerine Tango cardstock and the Basic Black cardstock.
    8. Tie the ribbon around the card base and tie into a knot on the right side of the card.
    9. Attach the stamped piece to the front of the card with dimensionals.

Color Revamp!

Retiring Products

Have you heard the exciting news about the Retirement List and Color Refresh? It's been 5 years since Stampin' Up! has made a color change and I think this spring is the perfect time for a good spring cleaning, so we can bring in new colors we'll love!

I've had questions about retiring bundles. All bundles, sets of coordinating stamps and dies or punches bundles so you save 10%, are retiring. However, quite a few will still be available separately in the new catalog. You can look online here to see which stamps are retiring or contact me if you have questions. Remember retiring items are only available while supplies last, so don't wait!

Let's have a celebratory send off for the colors leaving in the Color Refresh. I've listed them all below.
If you love these colors make sure you get your ink refill and cardstock ordered soon as they are going quickly!

Retiring Products

You can see more product details by clicking on the name of the color.

Always Artichoke

Chocolate Chip

Dapper Denim

Elegant Eggplant

Emerald Envy

Flirty Flamingo*

Island Indigo

Marina Mist

Peekaboo Peach

Perfect Plum

Pink Pirouette

Rose Red

Soft Sky

Sweet Sugarplum

Tangerine Tango

Tempting Turquoise

Wild Wasabi

Wisteria Wonder

* Please note, Flirty Flamingo  will be returning.

Sunburst Card!



  • Thick White: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scored at 4-1/2” for card base
  • Whisper White: 5” x 3-3/4”; 5” x 2-3/4”
  • Rich Razzleberry: 5-1/4” x 4”
  • DSP: 4” x 1-1/2” (4 pieces)
  • Ribbon: 7”; 4”


  1. Cut each of the DSP pieces in half diagonally to form 8 triangles.
  2. With a pencil, mark the center point of long edge of smaller piece of Whisper White cardstock. Apply adhesive to entire piece.
  3. Align one long edge of DSP to center line. Align remaining triangles to both sides of first piece, being sure that entire piece of white cardstock is covered. Turn over and trim excess from back.
  4. Adhere DSP piece to larger piece of Whisper White cardstock and then to Rich Razzleberry cardstock. Stamp “thank you” on right side.
  5. Adhere 7” ribbon along seam, adhering to the back. Tie 4” ribbon around longer piece in a single knot.  Adhere layer to folded card base.

Blending Old and New!

Today's card is a nice mixture of "old" and "new"!  I used the Statement of the Heart from the Share What You Love Gotta Have it All Bundle, and paired it with one of my favorite designer papers from the current catalog, Delightful Daisy!  I especially love this particular pattern -- the blue and yellow is so bright and cheerful!


I used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches -- a nice and simple sketch!  And, my card is just as simple!  :-) Fms335

And, here is a list of all the fun stuff I used on today's card:

Charming Cafe



  • Whisper White cardstock 8 ½” x 5 ½:
  • Whsiper white cardstock   3 ¼” x 3 ¾”
  • Calypso Coral cardstock 3 ½” x 4”
  • Petal Passion designer apper 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Basic black cardstock 3” x 3” 


    1. Score and fold the ½ sheet of Whisper White cardstock in half
    2. Adhere the piece of Petal Passion designer paper to card front and set aside
    3. Stamp Image on Whisper white cardstock with memento in and color with Stampin’ Blends
    4. Use layering circle framelits to cut opening in stamped image
    5. Emboss greeting on Basic black piece of cardstock
    6. Adhere embossed greeting behind circle opening on stamped whisper white piece
    7. Adhere the piece from step 6 to Calypso coral cardstock you have cut
    8. Cut length of Peek a Boo Peach crinkled seam binding 11-12” and fold in half tying a piece of whisper white bakers twine about ½” from looped fold as seen in the photo
    9. Adhere Peek a Boo Peach ribbon to petal passion cardtock fanning the tails of the ribbon
    10. Adhere the layered Calypso piece over the ribbon
    11. Add greeting of choice to inside of card

Love What You Do



  • Whisper White card base: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4”; 3-1/4” x 2-1/4” scrap for die-cut
  • Basic Black Cardstock: 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”
  • So Saffron Cardstock: 3-3/4” x 5”
  • Share What You Love DSP: 3-3/4” x 1”
  • White Baker’s Twine: 12” piece and 5-6” piece.


  1. Run So Saffron piece through the Big Shot with the Lovely Floral embossing folder on the top. Adhere to the Basic Black layer with SNAIL adhesive.
  2. Using White Craft Ink and a Sponge Dauber, lightly highlight the raised image on the embossed piece.
  3. Adhere the Share What You Love DSP to the bottom of the So Saffron layer with SNAIL.
  4. Tie a 12” piece of Baker’s Twine around the layers into a double-knot that will hide under the sentiment.  Tie a separate Baker’s Twine bow, then attach it to the card front with a Mini Glue Dot.
  5. Adhere the tied layers to the Whisper White card base with SNAIL.
  6. Die-cut a 2-3/4” wide Stitched Shapes oval from Whisper White cardstock.
  7. Stamp sentiment onto oval in Memento Tuxedo Black ink positioned close to the right edge.
  8. Stamp the flowers in Memento Black ink, then color in with a So Saffron Marker. Brush each bloom with a little Wink of Stella glimmer.  Pop up the sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  9. Add a few Artisan Pearls floating around the sentiment.

Share What You Love Bundles Early Release!

Share What You Love Bundles Early Release

Share What You Love Promotion

Stampin' Up! is celebrating 30 years of creativity this year. In May we are celebrating with early access to a suite from the upcoming catalog. The Share What You Love Suite of products is specially designed with pearlized papers, doilies, and colored self-adhesive pearls - the perfect finishing touches for a suite celebrating the Pearl Anniversary. Three
exclusive bundles are available only in May and include free gifts for you!

Discover which bundle is your perfect fit and celebrate 30 years of sharing the love of creativity with us today!


Just Getting Started Bundle

Share What You Love Promotion

There's beauty in the basics. This bundle has everything a new crafter needs to start stamping and experiencing the joy of creativity. Very Vanilla Note Cards and Envelopes are included for FREE!


A Little More, Please Bundle

Share What You Love Promotion

Keep your creativity coming with this bundle for crafters looking to hone their skills. These items will help you push your creative boundaries without pushing you over the edge. Very Vanilla Envelopes and Share What You Love Embellishment Kit are both included for FREE!


Gotta Have it All Bundle

Share What You Love Promotion

The perfect bundle for passionate papercrafters who want to have it all. Enjoy more ways to share your love of stamping. Statement of the Heart stamp, Very Vanilla Envelopes, and Share What You Love Embellishment Kit are included for FREE!


2018-2020 In Color Ink Pads

Share What You Love Promotion

Get your hands on the five new gorgeous In Color Ink Pads and save 10%! Colors include: Lovely Lipstick, Grapefruit Grove, Pinapple punch, Call Me Clover, and Blueberry Bushel


Share What You Love Promotion