Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus Trick

Today’s project features the Stamparatus with a fun trick I can’t wait to share. This card also showcases the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set and Beautiful Blizzard Bundle.

The Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus was a life saver when making this project, especially since participants were making multiples, as part of my recent Winter/Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack.

Check out this fun trick with the Stampin up Stamparatus and the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set! Also featured here is the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and a custom inked Spectrum Pad.

Creating this card was super easy once I discovered how to make it using the Stamparatus.

I tried to create this card freehand a few times and had a really hard time lining up the stamps. I decided to try the Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus and started off skeptical that it would help. In the end, it was exactly what was needed to make this card a piece of cake to create. It was so easy that I ended up using it for one of my OnStage Live card swaps. Here’s a photo of my card swaps in progress:

Check out this fun trick with the Stampin up Stamparatus and the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set! Also featured here is the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and a custom inked Spectrum Pad.

So you might also have noticed that I’ve used a spectrum of colors on my stamped background.

Here are a few basic project details:

  • Use an Uninked Spectrum Pad and add the following colors to it in the order here: Balmy Blue, Pacific Point, Blueberry Bushel, Gorgeous Grape, and Highland Heather.
  • Stamp the image three times across the front, starting with stamping the first image so that it is centered, side to side and top to bottom. I used my Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus to stamp these three images. The first time I stamped my background images I stamped freehand and there was much more overlap than you see here.
  • Stamp the sentiment piece in Pacific Point Ink, mount on a piece of Pacific Point cardstock and attach to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Wrap the ribbon around the backside of the stamped piece and attach with glue dots. Tie another piece of ribbon around to create a knot on the front left of the card. This is called a faux tie.
  • Die cut the snowflakes from the Blizzard Thinlits and attach the snowflakes with glue dots or with the Fine Tip Glue Pen. Add a small, medium and large Rhinestone Jewel, to the center of each respective size snowflake.

Here’s a close up of this card so you can appreciate some of the detail. I call this my Bokeh Sparkle card:

Check out this fun trick with the Stampin up Stamparatus and the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set! Also featured here is the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and a custom inked Spectrum Pad.

I’ve left some key details out of my quick tips above simply because it will be so much easier to understand with a video tutorial.

You’ll find the best tricks and tips for using the Spectrum Pad and Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus, in my video tutorial just ahead.

Check out this fun trick with the Stampin up Stamparatus and the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set! Also featured here is the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and a custom inked Spectrum Pad.


Check out my Video Tutorial Here:

If you watched this video here on my blog and enjoyed it, please pop on over to my YouTube channel and give it a Thumbs Up, Share it with friends and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I’d be so grateful!


I hope you’ve enjoyed my project today! You’ll find a complete supply list and dimensions for this project just ahead. In case you’re not aware, you can order from my Online store 24/7!

PLUS, you might also like to know that a special Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus Carrying Case is coming out very soon!

It will be available for customers to purchase on December 5th and would make an awesome present for Christmas. I ordered mine already and can’t wait to get it! Demonstrators are able to order early! This is just one of the many perks of being part of the Stampin’ Up! family!

Here’s a flyer showing the new Stamparatus Bag:

Stampin' Up! Stamparatus

Click HERE to check out the Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus and all the coordinating accessories you can get.

Happy Crafting!!!

Melissa 🙂


More Going On Now…

  • Snowflake Showcase Limited Time Offer Available While Supplies Last!
    • These products are available through 11/30 OR until they run out!
    • The White Velveteen Paper is already SOLD OUT!
    • Click HERE to go to my Online Store for more details or,
    • Click HERE to watch a video featuring these products so you’ll see these products come to life!
  • Get Free Card Kits in the Mail when you place a qualifying order in my Online Store!!!
    • Click HERE to learn more.
  • Become a Treehouse Chick and take your Crafting and Creative Fun to the Next Level!
    • Click HERE to learn more.

 

Click HERE to Shop Now

Current Hostess Code:

KXRQ2A9H

Use the current hostess code to get Free Card Kits and other perks with your qualifying purchases!

Not sure how to apply the Hostess Code? Click HERE to learn more.

See the 2018 Holiday Catalog PDF by clicking the photo below.

2018 Holiday Catalog by Stampin' Up!

Click Below to see the 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalog PDF

Stampin' Up! AnnualCatalog 2018-2019


Project Dimensions:

  • Card Body in Balmy Blue: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Focal Piece in Whisper White: 3-3/8″ x 5-1/2″
  • Sentiment Piece in Whisper White: 1″ x 2-3/4″
  • Sentiment Backing in Pacific Point: 1-1/8″ x 2-7/8″

Product List:

Tags:

About Me Page

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!

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

Color Fusers Blog Hop August 2018 – Follow Your Dreams Stamp Set

August 6, 2018
Posted in ,,,
Follow Your Dreams For July Color Fusers

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for August! I hope you’re enjoying the hop so far. I’m sure my fellow creators have some amazing projects to share today! The color scheme this month is so colorful and fun and ALL these colors are brand NEW to the Annual Catalog as of June 1st! I […]

Follow Your Dreams Website Launch Party & Scavenger Hunt

August 3, 2018
Posted in ,,
Follow Your Dreams

So today is the big day… the day my NEW Website goes Live! This has been a long time in the making. I’m super excited but also nervous that all goes smoothly and everything works as planned. I’ve also planned a Website Launch Party  including a Scavenger Hunt and Facebook Live event tonight at 7pm! I hope […]

Very Vintage Hostess Set with Heat Embossing & Collage Stamping

August 2, 2018
Posted in ,,
Very Vintage Hostess Set with Heat Embossing

Simple stamping and heat embossing are the techniques used on my Stamp Club project today. I’ve used the Very Vintage Hostess Stamp Set with a few fun color variations. This first pair of cards was made with Pool Party and Coastal Cabana Cardstock. The blues really seemed to pair so nicely with the elegant, vintage […]

A Paper Crafter’s Primer – Frequently Asked Questions for the new Paper Crafter

August 1, 2018
Posted in ,
Paper Crafters Primer

Are you a relatively new paper crafter? Do you want to know everything NOW! Do you feel like there’s so much to know and it’s hard to know where to begin? Well if so, you’ve come to the right place! I’d like to start by telling you a short story about a customer. This customer […]

Rooted in Nature Oak Tree with the Black Ice Paper Crafting Technique

July 31, 2018
Posted in ,
Black Ice Paper Crafting Technique

I’m loving this clean and simple design featuring the Oak Tree from the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set and Black Ice paper crafting technique. Todays project was so quick and easy to make! The focal piece was made with the Black Ice paper crafting technique, which involves just a few quick steps! There are several […]

Cardstock Organization and “Harvesting Card Salad” Pieces

July 30, 2018
Posted in ,
Card Stock Organization

Each year when the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog retires, I go through a process of reorganizing and resetting my materials and supplies. I do this to make sure only my current products are the ones in easy reach when I’m creating. As a demonstrator, I always try to use only current products. That way, I’m […]

The “Black Ice” Technique featuring the Half Full Stamp Set

July 29, 2018
Posted in ,,
Half Full with Black Ice Technique

Today’s project features the Half Full Stamp Set with the Black Ice Technique. I’ve created a number of projects including some fun variations on this technique, plus a video tutorial on YouTube. My original black ice technique project was made using a silver foil sheet and Archival Black Ink. I used a gold foil sheet […]

Share What You Love Designer Paper

June 2, 2018
Posted in ,
Share What You Love Designer Series Paper

I’m just loving the Share What You Love Suite, especially the designer paper, which is the featured product on my cards today. My in person and online clubs made one or more of these projects in May and June! This specialty designer paper (DSP) includes 24 – 12″ x 12″ sheets of gorgeous, relatively thick […]

Black Ice Technique with Waterfront and More!

February 8, 2018
Posted in ,
Today's post features my new technique, called "Black Ice" plus some of my favorite new stamp sets including the Waterfront Set.

Today’s post features my new technique, called “Black Ice” plus some of my favorite new stamp sets including the Waterfront Set. I shared my first and original “Black Ice” project earlier this month. You’ll find a link to that project later in this post. The cards shared today, are several variations of one of my, January/February Club […]

Black Ice Technique with Lovely As A Tree

January 29, 2018
Posted in ,
I'm so excited to share today's project which features the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set and a brand NEW Technique I call the Black Ice technique.

I’m so excited to share today’s project which features the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set and a brand NEW Technique I call the Black Ice technique. This super fun technique was something I developed in collaboration with my, creative, amazing, 89-year-old mom when she was visiting at Christmas time. This card has inspired so […]

Tarnished Foil Meets Thoughts & Prayers

April 12, 2017
Posted in ,
Today's project features my Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique with the Woodland Embossing Folder and Thoughts and Prayers Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

I’m so excited to share my project today which features my Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique with the Woodland Embossing Folder and the Thoughts and Prayers Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! This is one of my favorite projects made with this technique so far. I’m especially thrilled to share that I’ve also created a video […]

Tarnished Foil with Petal Burst

April 1, 2017
Posted in ,
This post originally went live on 4/1/17. The project uses the Petal Burst embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it's gone for good!

This post originally went live on 4/1/17. The project uses the Petal Burst embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it’s gone for good! I just love this Petal Burst Embossing Folder with the Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique! This focal piece uses Copper Foil […]