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Forever Greenery

Forever Greenery is one of the most beautiful suites in the 2020 Annual Catalogue! I recently shared this card during a Facebook Live to show how easy it is to create something that anyone would love to receive.

Here are the products used:

If you want to order, click on the image or the description and you’ll be directed to my online store!


  • Cut Whisper White Cardstock at 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, score at 4-1/4″
  • Cut Whisper White Cardstock at 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Use Soft Sea Foam and Pear Pizzazz Classic Ink to stamp the leaves from the Forever Fern stamp set.
  • Use Shaded Spruce Classic Ink to stamp the dots from the Forever Fern stamp set.
  • Use the Big Shot with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder to add texture to the layer.
  • Cut Soft Sea Foam Cardstock at 1″ x 4-1/4″ – trim both ends with the Lovely Label Pick A Punch.
  • Cut Forever Greenery DSP at 3/4″ x 3-3/4″ – trim both ends with the Lovely Label Pick A Punch. Use Seal Adhesive to attach to the Soft Sea Foam layer.
  • Cut Whisper White Cardstock at 1/2″ x 3-1/4″ – trim both ends with the Lovely Label Pick A Punch. Use Versamark Ink to stamp the greeting from the Lovely You stamp set – sprinkle with Silver Embossing Powder – melt the powder with the Heat Tool. Use Seal Adhesive to attach to the DSP layer.
  • Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the greeting layer over the area where the leaves meet.

A Special 85th Birthday Card

I love being able to help special people celebrate their milestone birthdays! I was asked to make this special 85th Birthday Card for a friend’s Mother. What an honor to be able to celebrate with your Mom on such an auspicious occasion! Some of us never get that chance so I hope, if you do, you’ll enjoy every moment!

Here are the products used:

If you want to order, click on the image or the description and you’ll be directed to my online store!

Here are the instructions and dimensions for this card:

Cutting Instructions:

  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock – 8-1/2″ x 11″
  • Copper Foil Sheet – 5-1/4″ x 8-1/4″
  • Petal Promenade DSP – 5″ x 8″
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock

Assembly Instructions:

  • Score Thick Whisper White Cardstock at 5-1/2″, fold on the scoreline, burnish with Bone Folder.
  • Use Big Shot, Well Written Dies, and Large Number Dies to cut Happy Birthday and 85 from Copper Foil Sheet before attaching it to the card base with Snail Adhesive.
  • Use Big Shot and rectangle die from the Ornate Layer Dies to cut 2 pieces from Blushing Bride Cardstock. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach over the DSP.
  • Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach Happy Birthday over the Blushing Bride rectangles.
  • Use the small flower punch to punch out 2 flowers from the DSP. Use Mini Glue Dots to attach them. Embellish with Gilded Gems.

One Sheet Wonder

Recently I’ve been scheduling a Zoom class on Fridays called “Stamp with Friends”. It’s a lot of fun and others volunteer to “be the teacher” once in a while as well! Bonnie Read taught a class to show us how to make 14 cards using a plan for a “One Sheet Wonder”. A couple days before the class, we were given a list of supplies needed so we could have them ready to create while we “Zoomed” together. This picture shows the card stock and Designer Series Paper that I chose.

There are many different instructions you can find for creating this kind of project. This is the one that Bonnie shared with us so we could follow as she showed us how to make the cards. I hope you’ll enjoy making a number of cards with 1 – 12 x 12 sheet of Designer Series Paper (DSP).

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