Creative Challenge for August

The Creative Challenge for August is here! Are you ready?  For this month’s challenge, our Concept Art team provided a sketch layout for inspiration. One of our concept artists then put her own spin on the original sketch and changed it from portrait to landscape.  Her process? “I cut four pieces of colored cardstock (BlushingContinue reading “Creative Challenge for August”

Technique Focus—Stamping on Designer Series Paper

Designer Series Paper isn’t like regular cardstock—it has unique designs and textures. Because of these features, sometimes we forget that we can stamp on it just like cardstock! When we made this week’s card, we decided to do just that—we stamped on the Designer Series Paper, and we loved the way it turned out!  WhenContinue reading “Technique Focus—Stamping on Designer Series Paper”

CASEing Color

Color inspiration can be found everywhere! We always give creatives the green light to CASE (Copy and Share Everything) our catalog projects, and color combos are always a favorite.  For this project, our Concept Artist borrowed a vibrant palette from a Christmas card she admired in the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. The winning combination? BlushingContinue reading “CASEing Color”

Sale-a-bration

SALE-A-BRATION PRODUCTS: WHILE SUPPLIES LAST As a friendly reminder, all Sale-A-Bration products are available only while supplies last. Once inventory is exhausted the item will no longer be available to redeem, nor will it be restocked. Place an order today and for each $50 or $100 you spend you can earn free, exclusive, while suppliesContinue reading “Sale-a-bration”

Challenge Your Creativity

“The creative challenge is something the Concept Art team does for Stampin’ Up!’s monthly Better Your Best Day. We focus on different techniques or products to get our creative juices flowing and to help us think outside our comfort zones.  “We’ve posted some of our past challenges on social media, including fun projects like shakerContinue reading “Challenge Your Creativity”

Simple Stamping

The joy we get from making cards is simple, but sometimes we can overcomplicate it by making over-the-top crafts that take hours to create. Sometimes a simple, no-frills card is best. For our Hi, c card we kept it simple by using the Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch to create four fun rectangle shapes using BasicContinue reading “Simple Stamping”

CRAFT FOR A CAUSE WITH THE NOURISH & FLOURISH KIT

Kit Details: Kit includes 9 embossed card bases—3 each in 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes Includes sticker sheets, die cuts, and die-cut labels Includes an insulated 9″ x 6-1/2″ x 6-1/4″ (22.9 x 16.5 x 15.9 cm) lunch bag Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm) Coordinating colors: Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight,Continue reading “CRAFT FOR A CAUSE WITH THE NOURISH & FLOURISH KIT”

Parts & Pieces: Botanical Layers

Sometimes it’s hard to say how you feel—what’s difficult to say face-to-face can sometimes be more easily written. Who knows how many profound, important conversations started with a beautiful card? Today we have three card ideas for you—and because they all use the same color palette, elements, and the must-have Botanical Layers Stamp Set, youContinue reading “Parts & Pieces: Botanical Layers”

Mother’s Day Card Ideas

Poet William Wordsworth once wrote: “And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils.”Fall into a daydream of flourishing—and dancing—daffodils with the Daffodil Daydream Bundle! Featuring the Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set and Daffodil Dies, this delightful duo makes building a bouquet a breeze. Simply stamp, cut, and adhere for daffodils with depthContinue reading “Mother’s Day Card Ideas”