Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!

Today’s post features three projects made with the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up! and the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog.

These were the projects demonstrated in my 12/13/18 Facebook Live. There are three different versions of this card, one for the beginning crafter, one for the casual crafter and the last one for the avid crafter. In the Facebook Live I also shared samples of 5 of the 7 product shares currently being offered as a preorder through 1/4/19. These are unique and fun shares that I hope you’ll check out. There are photos toward the bottom of this post.

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

This first version is the simplest of the three and might appeal to someone that is new to cardmaking, or just someone who prefers a simpler design.

I call this first card a Three Minute Thursday card. It’s so simple that it can be made is just about three minutes with the help of the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

I was inspired to make this card for my daughter who just finished her first semester of college. She worked so hard, and rose to the challenges she faced, with courage and determination! I couldn’t be more proud. My other daughter just got her first job which is a very big milestone for her. I am so incredibly proud of both of my daughters!

The flowers were stamped with Blackberry Bliss ink and I used first, second and third inking to create variety in the look of the flowers.

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

 

This next version has some added layers and a little bit of additional stamping at the top.

I used a trick using the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up! to get the last image stamped at the top, with the same even spacing as the images below. Check out my Facebook Live video toward the end of this post to learn how I did it.

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

I used more layers on this casual crafter’s card. I personally love layers. It’s like adding more mattes to a framed print. It adds more dimension and makes for a more interesting “frame” to my little piece of art.

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

 

The final version has yet another detail. I’ve added some rhinestone jewels for a little bling, and velvet trim instead of simple bakers twine.

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

On this version, I also decided to stamp the darker sentiments toward the bottom instead of toward the top. Having the darker images at the bottom sort of grounds the card a bit better but I really like both ways of doing it.

Making this type of incremental change to a design is so fun! I don’t have to start from scratch with a new design and then, in the end, I have a beautiful coordinating set of cards too!

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

 

I love this simple design and the fact that it can be adapted to meet the needs or desires of different types of crafters!

Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

Which of the above designs do you prefer and which type of crafter are you?

Are you a beginner, a casual crafter or an avid crafter? I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment and let me know! To learn all the details about how these cards were created, check out my video tutorial ahead.


In the Facebook Live video, you’ll also get to learn about my “Taste of a Suite” Product Shares opportunity that is happening now.

With the launch of each new Stampin’ Up! catalog I offer unique product shares. These shares allow you to get a medley of consumables from each of the suites available in the new catalog.

Here are photos of 5 of the 7 shares being offered NOW:

All My Love Product Share is $12.50 and includes designer series paper, epoxy hearts, two styles of ribbon and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

Happiness Blooms Product Share is $12.50 and includes designer series paper, enamel dots, ribbon and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

Gingham Gala Product Share is $10.00 and includes designer series paper, adhesive backed sequins, ribbon and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

Needlepoint Nook Product Share is $13.00 and includes designer series paper, mini buttons, linen thread and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

Classic Garage Product Share is $12.50 and includes designer series paper, metal elements, ribbon and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

There are two additional shares that are not shown here for the Floral Romance and How Sweet It Is product Suites. These are also available through my “Taste of a Suite” Product Shares offering. Here are a few details about these additional shares:

Floral Romance Product Share p. 10 – 11 in the Occasions Catalog

  • Share price is $16.00
  • Includes designer series paper, frosted flower embellishments, floral romance seals and ribbon!

How Sweet It Is Product Share p. 14 – 15 in the Occasions Catalog

  • Share price is $16.00
  • Includes designer series paper, sweet pins & tags, sweet cups, ribbon and three colors of coordinating cardstock!

Purchase one, a few, or all of them! You choose! If you purchase all of them you get to pick a FREE level 1 Sale-a-Bration item too!

Note: There is an additional shipping charge based on the number of shares purchased.

Click HERE for more details about my 2019 Occasions Catalog Product Shares Pre-Order! Preorder your product shares only until 1/4/19!


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I hope you’ve enjoyed my project variations made with the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

For your convenience, you’ll find a complete supply list and dimensions for today’s project just ahead. The supply list includes links to my Online Store so it will be easy for you to find and purchase these products as you desire.

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Please let me know if you have questions. I’m here to help!

Happy Crafting!!!

Melissa 🙂

 


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Project Dimensions for the Beginning Crafters Card:

  • Highland Heather Card Body: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  • Blackberry Bliss Layer: 3″ x 5-1/2″
  • Whisper White Focal Piece: 2-3/4″ x 5-1/2″

Project Dimensions for the Casual and Avid Crafters Cards:

  • Mossy Meadow Card Body: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  • Highland Heather Layer: 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
  • Blackberry Bliss Layer: 3″ x 5-1/2″
  • Whisper White Focal Piece: 2-3/4″ x 5-1/2″

Product List:

The Incredible Like You Stamp Set is NOT available to purchase until 1/3/19 unless you are a demonstrator. Join now and get Occasions Catalog products in your Starter Kit! The Starter Kit is just $99 and you get $125 in products that you get to pick! Click HERE to learn more about joining.

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I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

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