Sunday Sketches SS003 Foxy Friends Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

As I sit in my stamping room, occasionally I will see a little red fox running up our driveway.  We have had the fortune of having the entire family play in our backyard.  Sometimes we are awoken in the wee hours of the night by little pups yelping they can make quite a rack. 

Sunday Sketches SS003 Just for You Card using Foxy Friends stamp set & Fox Builder Punch by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com


Today's card was inspired by the hopes that someday one will sit under our pine tree just like the card.  The Foxy Friends Stamp Set &  Fox Builder Punch makes it so easy to create so my critters beyond the fox.   You can create cats, skunks, squirrels, raccoons, pandas, reindeer and the list goes on and on.

Sunday Sketches SS002 by Stamps to Die For Foxy Friends Stamp Set

I had so much fun creating the first round of Sunday Sketches and even more fun seeing how different the two cards are using the same sketch. 

Click Here to see the other card made using the SS003 card sketch.

While both cards use the same sketch the cards have a totally different look.  You can use the same sketch over and over with different stamps sets, paper and ink colors to create totally different cards. 

Sunday Sketches SS003 Just for You Card using Foxy Friends stamp set & Fox Builder Punch by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com 2

The patterned paper for the sky and ground are from the Coffee Break  Designer Series Paper package.   The ribbon is the 1/4" Ombre ribbon in Calypso Coral it is soft and the color just fades from bright to soft.  

Stampin' Up! Colors Used in today's Card.

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Here is the list of items used to create today's hand stamped card.

 

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Border Buddies - Quilted Christmas isn't just for Christmas!

Hello Stampers,

It's Border Buddy Saturday today, Patsy here.  The Quilt Builder Thinlits Dies are not just for Christmas.  In the Holiday Catalog, the Quilted Christmas Stamp Set & the coordinating Quilt Builder Thinlits are surrounded by Christmas paper and colors which makes one think only of Christmas.  However, if you change up the colors and designer paper you have a stamp set and thinlits for any occasion. 

Border Budday Saturday Hope Card Quilted Builder Framelits Dies & Petal Garden Designer Series Paper  by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com 3

Here is a great example of a card that doesn't say Christmas at all.   This unique design was inspired by the sample in the Holiday Catalog.  

Quilt Builder Thinlits Dies by Stampin' Up!

To achieve the outline 6 petal flower I took the die on the left and then placed the die on the right in the center and ran it through the big shot.  This gave me the thin outline flowers and the 6 petals.  I placed the outline flower on the cardstock and then placed the cut out petals inside with a glue dot, then I removed the outline flower which left just the petals.    

Border Budday Saturday Hope Card Quilted Builder Framelits Dies & Petal Garden Designer Series Paper  by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com 2

I used my favorite color Calypso Coral along with my favorite designer paper Petal Garden.   I placed a piece of Cardstock Vellum on top of the pattern paper to give it a unique layer look.   I cut out "hope" from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Die and Big Shot and applied with dimensionals.  The card is finished off with one of the Gold Binder Clips and tied some of the Calypso Coral Ombre Ribbon in a bow on the binder. 

There are so many possibilities with this versatile stamp set and dies.   

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Just in CASE - Quilted Christmas Suite by Stampin' Up!

It's time for another CASE (copy and share everything) card.  I have so much fun creating Just in CASE cards.  I like to use different stamp sets to show how you don't always need the exact same thing.  Sometimes it is hard when you see a card you love to substitute the stamp set or even colors.   

Just in CASE Christmas Quilt Christmas stamp set & Quilt Builder Framelits by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com6
Left: Stampin' Up! Card pg 20 2017 Holiday Catalog ~ Right: My CASE

The project in the catalog is one of the small pizza boxes decorated for gift giving. The boxes are 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" and food-safe with a protective coating inside so if you want to share a hand baked cookie the grease won't bleed through the box and mess up your decorative work.   

Just in CASE Christmas Quilt Christmas stamp set & Quilt Builder Framelits by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com

Instead of the pizza box, I created a 3" x 3" card.  We have offered 3 x 3 note cards in the past with envelopes and I am excited to let you know that in the Holiday Catalog we have the envelopes.  It is easy to create the card by just cutting a 3" x 6" piece of Whisper White cardstock and folding it in half. 

Just in CASE Christmas Quilt Christmas stamp set & Quilt Builder Framelits by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com 4

Notice the silver starburst mat around the circle.  I punched this out with the New Starburst Punch - Love It!!! I know I love everything.   That is maybe why I have been a demo/stamper for 20 years now, can't get enough of it. 

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Swirly Snowflakes Coming Up

It is soon snowflake weather in Minnesota and many places.  But for some, they will never see snowflakes.   For those of you where no snowflakes fall do you buy snowflake stamps?  I have always wondered that. 

I always tease that we can use them 9 months out of the year, but that is an exaggeration.   

Snowflake Sentimetns stamp set & Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com

The card and package were created using the Snowflake Sentiments stamp set & Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies and Big Shot.   I could not resist the Swirly Snowflake Dies as I loved the border on this package.  Mine has just arrived so I haven't had time to play with them and will share some of the Stampin' Up! concept artists samples and a fun video. 

 

Snowflake Sentimetns stamp set & Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits by Stampin' Up! www.stampstodiefor.com 3

Look at the delicate shiny foil snowflakes on this card with the subtle Pool Party paper from the Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper.  And to finish it off the Silver Metalic Edge Ribbon. 

 

 Check out the Stampin' Up! Video Snowflake Sentiment Bundle.

Snowflake Sentiment Bundle by Stampin' Up!

I wanted you to see the fun cutouts you can achieve with the Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies and the Big Shot.  The die set has 7 different dies in it. 

  1. Is one of the snowflakes cut apart from the row of snowflakes to create individual snowflakes.
  2. Is the row of snowflakes 
  3. Is a fun little tag
  4. Created a scalloped edge with small holes.
  5. There are two small snowflakes
  6. A fun little swirl

 

Alison Solven's Snowflake Sentiments Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Alison created a Just in CASE card a few weeks ago CASEing from the treat bag in the 2017 Holiday Catalog Read More...

I am excited to play with mine soon and will share some of the creations I come up with.  

Do you live snowflake stamps and cutouts as much as I do?

 

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