Seascape – Simple Sunday

 

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!

 

Thank you card created with Stampin' Up's Seascape Bundle. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade card, #DYI, #Crafts

 

Today’s card is created with Stampin’ Up’s Seascape Bundle.  I kept it simple die cutting the seahorse out of the Expressions in Ink DSP.   It has a watercoloring look.  

 

Thank you card created with Stampin' Up's Seascape Bundle. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade card, #DYI, #Crafts

 

The colors I chose are Pale Papaya and Gold.  

 

Thank you card created with Stampin' Up's Seascape Bundle.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade card, #DYI, #Crafts

 

Here are the dimensions:

Pale Papaya, 11 X 4-1/4, score at 5-1/2
Basic White, 4-7/8 X 3-5/8
Basic White, 4-3/4 X 3-1/2, (emboss with the Tasteful Textile EF)
Gold Foil Sheets, 3-1/4 X 2-3/4, die cut
Expressions in Ink DSP, 4 X 1-3/4, die cut
Basic White, 5/8 X 2-1/4, stamp sentiment

 

 

I hope you check back tomorrow to see how I changed this card for Makeover Monday.

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Turtle Friends – Simple Sunday

 

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!

This card started with Granny Apple Green, Basic Black and Basic White card stock.  Then, I added a strip of Pattern Party DSP.  

Birthday card created with Stampin' Up's Turtle Friends Stamp Set and Punch for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Children's Cards, #Crafts, #Handmade Cards, #Belated Birthday

The turtle is stamped with Smoky Slate ink on Basic White card stock and colored with the Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Light marker.  Next, I stamped the shell with Granny Apple Green ink.  

The inside is kept simple with a sentiment and a birthday hat.

Birthday card created with Stampin' Up's Turtle Friends Stamp Set and Punch for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Children's Cards, #Crafts, #Handmade Cards, #Belated Birthday

 

Here are the dimensions for this card:

Granny Apple Green, 5-1/2 X 8-1/2, score at 4-1/4
Basic Black, 4-3/4 X 3-1/2
Basic Black, 4-3/8 X 3-1/8
Basic White, 4-1/4 X 3
Pattern Party DSP, 4-1/4 X 7/8
Basic Black, 4-1/4 X 1/2, (scalloped border)
Basic White scrap
Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4

 

 

 

Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see how I step this card up for Makeover Monday!!

 

Create 16 beautiful cards with this PDF Tutorial designed by Demonstrators around the world. #Stampin' Up, #Stampin' Gala, #Pansy Petals

PANSY PATCH PDF TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE HERE!!

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Garden Birdhouses for Simple Sunday

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!

 

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Garden Birdhouses stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade cards, #Crafts, #Paper crafts

 

Today’s Simple Sunday card is created with Stampin’ Up’s Garden Birdhouses stamp set.  This stamp set has several images to create a simple or more elaborate scene.  It also has some nice sentiments with different fonts.

 

 

This card is great for a summer birthday or any summer celebration.

 

 

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Garden Birdhouses stamp set for Simple Sunday. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade cards, #Crafts, #Paper crafts

 

I stamped the image with Memento ink and color it in with Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers.  The ribbon is colored to match. 

 

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Garden Birdhouses stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Handmade cards, #Crafts, #Paper crafts

 

 

 

 

If you would like to see “stepped up” version of this card, check back tomorrow for Makeover Monday.  

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Handsomely Suited Simple Sunday

 

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!

 

Father's Day Card created with Stampin' Up's Handsomely Suited Bundle for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Masculine Cards, #Handmade Cards

 

Just is time for Father’s Day, I inked up the Handsomely Suited Stamp Set.  Of course, I kept it simple.  Just a few layers and very little stamping and embossing.  

 

Father's Day Card created with Stampin' Up's Handsomely Suited Bundle for Simple Sunday. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Masculine Cards, #Handmade Cards

 

The colors are Misty Moonlight, Smoky Slate and Basic White.  

I also used the Hippo & Friends Dies.  This set has become a staple in my craft room.

 

Father's Day Card created with Stampin' Up's Handsomely Suited Bundle for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Masculine Cards, #Handmade Cards

 

Here are the dimensions:

Misty Moonlight, 11 X 4-1/4, score at 5-1/2
Smoky Slate, 3-1/2 X 4-3/4
Basic White, 3-3/8 X 4-5/8, emboss with the Tasteful Textile EF
Smoky Slate, 2-3/4 X 4
Misty Moonlight DSP, 2-5/8 X 3-7/8
Basic White, 3-1/2 X 2-1/2, stamp and die cut
Misty Moonlight scrap for bow tie
Smoky Slate, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4
Misty Moonlight DSP, 1/4 X 3-3/4

 
 

 
Please check back tomorrow for Makeover Monday to see what I add to this card for the more avid crafter.
 
 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Henna Hearts – Simple Sunday

 

Aloha!!!  Welcome to Simple Sunday. 

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Henna Hearts Stamp Set for Simple Sunday.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Heat Embossing, #Handmade Cards

I am enjoying coffee in beautiful Maui as I write this post.  (I will post pictures later today on my Facebook Group Page, Stampin’ Gala Stampers Group.)

I used the new Henna Hearts Stamp Set to create this card.  It is stamped with VersaMark Ink and heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder.  Next, I added a little color with the Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Dark Marker on the heart.

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Henna Hearts Stamp Set for Simple Sunday. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #Heat Embossing, #Handmade Cards

The inside of the card has a simple strip of Fresh Freesia Designer Series Paper.  

Here are the dimensions:

Fresh Freesia, 11 X 4-1/4, scored at 5-1/2
Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
Fresh Freesia DSP, 5 X 3-3/4
Fresh Freesia, 4-1/4 X 3
Basic White, 4-1/8 X 2-7/8
Basic White scrap for sentiment
Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4
Fresh Freesia DSP, 1/8 X 3-3/4

 

I hope you come back tomorrow to see what I have in store for Makeover Monday!!  Mahalo!!

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Simple Sunday – and a New Announcement!!

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Quiet Meadow stamp set. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #In Colors, #Handmade Card

 

I have been waiting to play with our new Stampin’ Up Products for some time now. 

This Stamp Set is called Quiet Meadow,  and is available for purchase beginning Tuesday, May 4, 2021.  

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Quiet Meadow stamp set.  #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #In Colors, #Handmade Card

The beautiful color that you see is called, Fresh Freesia.  It is one of five new 2021-2023 In Colors.  

Greeting card created with Stampin' Up's Quiet Meadow stamp set. #Stampin' Gala, #Julie Gilson, #In Colors, #Handmade Card

 

I hope you will check back tomorrow for Makeover Monday, to see how I stepped up this card.

 

Now on to the NEW ANNOUNCEMENT!!

I am now part of an International Design Team, called Create With Us.  Each month, a different stamp set or bundle is featured.  All 14 members create a project using that stamp set or bundle and prepare a PDF Tutorial.  All PDFs are compiled into one and made available to our teams and customers.  As a customer, you will receive it simply by making a purchase through my online store, or you can purchase it for $20.  

If you would like to purchase the PDF, you can do so here.

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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