Stampin' Up! Guy Greetings Stamp Set

Hello Stampers,

It's Border Buddies Saturday, Patsy here.

Do you have a special Guy you want to remember on Father's day?  Nothing says I love you more than hand stamped.  Father's Day is just around the corner on June 19.  Don't have the perfect stamp set to create those Father Day cards check out the Stampin' Up! Guy Greetings stamp set in the Annual Catalog.

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You can add the Happy Father's Day inside or stamp it on the front of the card instead.  

10-Guy Greetings Stamped Card #stampinup

This card is for my dear hubby, Tom, He truly is my Anchor in life.  We are just getting back from our road trip out west and to visit Border Buddy Alison in Vancouver, Canada.     

Tom and i

Tom and I love car trips and while traveling we love  find a scenic little picnic spot and enjoy a little break.  

While both of our Father's are gone I still like to stamp a special card for Tom, our Son and now our new Son-in-law on Father's day.  Who do you need masculine cards for? Comment Here

I am excited to share with you in the coming weeks some of Alison's and my adventures so stay tuned!

Life is good! 

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Stampin' Up! Birthday Blossoms Stamp Set

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Today's card was created with the Birthday Blossoms Stamp set and the Rose English Garden Designer Series Paper.   Do you ever have one of those days you are making the card just as you need to walk out the door.  This card is quick and easy for just one of those moments.

21-Birthday Blooms Stamp Set #stampinup 1

Stamp and Punch the Flower using the coordinating Pansy Punch.  I embellished it with a few extra punched pieces. 


  • Card Base: 4 1/4" x 11 or you could make it 5 1/2" x 8 1/2 each folded in half
  • Matt: Soft Suede 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"
  • Patterned Paper: 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • Greeting: Old Olive 3 1/2" x 3/4"
  • Flower: Hello Honey, Soft Suede and Old Olive scraps  


Supplies Used in Card:

Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder Stamp Set and Coordinating Rose Garden Framelits

26-Rose Garden Thinlits Dies, Rose Wonder Stamp Set #stampinup 3
Each month I create 4 hand stamped cards to be included in our Border Buddies PDF Tutorial that Alison's and I create. The tutorial features 8 different cards using 2 different stamp sets.  April's stamp sets are Stampin' Up!'s Rose Wonder and Birthday Blossoms.  Stop back Thursday to see a card I hand stamped using the Birthday Blossoms set). 

Rose Wonder Photopolymer Bundle Stamp set and Rose Garden Framlits #stampinup

The Rose Wonder Stamp Set has a coordinating thinlits called Rose Garden you can buy the stamp set and thinlits dies individually or order the bundle with both in and save.

Today I am going to show you how I cut the rose out of the center of the Basic Black Circle to create this card.

Big Shot Sandwich for today's project is...

  • Magnetic Platform
  • Cutting Plate
  • Cardstock & Dies
  • Cutting Plate

Rose Garden Thinlits Step 1
Step 1:
You are going to take the 2 1/2" circle from the Circle Collection Framelits Dies and place it on your Basic Black Cardstock.


Rose Garden Thinlits Step 2

Step 2:
Place the smaller rose from the Rose Garden Thinlits Dies inside the circle.  Then place the top cutting plate on and run through your big shot.


Rose Garden Thinlits Step 3

Remove the cardstock from the dies and you will be left with these two pieces.


Rose Garden Thinlits Step 4

Step 4:
You are going to place the rose back inside the circle and adhere to your project.


Rose Wonder stamp set and Rose Garden Thinlits Dies #stampinup

Measurements for the card:

  • Card Base: 4 1/4" x 11" Watermelon Wonder Cardstock
  • Matt: 4" x 5 1/4" Tip Top Taupe Cardstock
  • Smaller Matt: 3" x 3 1/2" Basic Black
  • Patterned Paper: 2 7/8" x 3 1/2" 2015-2017 In-Colors Designer Pack
  • Circle: 3" x 3" Basic Black and Whisper White
  • Tag: 1 1/2" x 2 3/4" Watermelon Wonder

I topped it off with two Basic Black Candy Dots from the Neutrals Collection.  I hope you enjoyed today's project, super simple but looks like we fussed! 

You just have a few more days to place any size Online Order to receive the April Border Buddies PDF Tutorial FREE!

Border Buddies Free Stamping Tutorial #cardtutorial

This offer only good through Patsy Waggoner, Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator in the US and Alison Solven in Canada.

Check out Alison's Blog for her offer.

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Cupcake Party Stamp Set - Border Buddy Saturday!

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It's Border Buddy Saturday and it's Alison here today!  My Border Buddy, Patsy Waggoner, is here in Vancouver visiting from Minnesota! We'll be putting our heads together this weekend to bring you even more fun content!

This card uses the Cupcake Party Stamp Set which is going to be retired along with the match Cupcake Builder Punch.  You'll want to make sure you get these before they are gone on May 22nd (the punch is while supplies last).

Cupcake party stamp set close up

The cute paper is from the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack.

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  • 48 sheets
  • 4 each of 12 double-sided designs
  • Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Cucumber Crush, Pool Party, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White
  • 6" x 6"
  • acid free, lignin free

Cupcake Party Stamp Set

I love the colours in the card and it was so easy to pick them because I just had to look at the paper!

Download Cupcake Party Step Card instructions!

Here's the products I used in this card (click on the picture to be taken to our store!)


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