My Top Picks Day 2: Sand & Sea Suite Collection

Jan 19, 2021 | Gallery, More Friend Cards, More Video Tutorials | 0 comments

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Most Favorite Sand and Sea Suite Collection from Stampin' Up!

As soon as I saw the newest January-June Catalog, I knew this set would be my favorite! I LOVE the beach – and this suite brings my love of the beach all together in a beautiful collection!

Sand & Sea Suite Collection

Sand and sea. It’s the perfect recipe for all things summery, fun, and relaxing. Start with the basics: stamped images, pretty paper. Add fun embellishments for a final touch, and your handmade cards and scrapbook pages are complete! You’ll love what you can do with this beachy collection. This suite collection is also available in French.

The Sand & Sea Suite Collection includes:
* Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set
* Seaside Seashell Dies
* Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper
* Pearlescent Specialty Paper
* Shimmering Shells Stickers
* Seashells 3D Embossing Folder
* Opal Rounds

Product colors: Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, So Saffron

These are the two cards I made yesterday on my Facebook Live –  if you don’t follow me on facebook, please do!  I go live every Monday afternoon at 1 pm EST.   Link to my page:

Sand and Sea Suite Card Duo Laura Milligan Stampin' Up!

You can watch my Facebook Live by clicking the graphic below.

The first card I made couldn’t be simpler! But it is stunning in person!  I used the Pearlescence Specialty Paper – embossed it first with the Seashells 3-D embossing folder, and then cropped it with the Seaside Seashells Dies.   I find it easier to emboss first – and then position the die over the embossed shells for accurate placement.

FB Live Seashells Card 1

I experimented with positioning the Pearlescent die cut over different colors of cardstock, but the Basic White was my favorite.  I stamped and cropped the sand dollar and added the words, and finished the card with some loops of Linen Thread and Opal Rounds.

FB Live Seashells Card 1 Closeup

My next card highlighted more products – the Designer Series Paper, 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon in Seaside Spray tucked behind a panel of Seaside Spray, and the Seabed embossing folder.

FB Live Seashells Card 2

I combined these two designer papers to create the look of a beach – the water rolling in over the sand and seashells.  I tore the blue paper to create a look of the water washing in.

FB Live Seashells Card 2 Closeup

Hope you enjoy today’s projects!  Thanks for stopping by!

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