Sending Merry Wishes with the Window Wishes Bundle!

Sending Merry Wishes with the Window Wishes Bundle!

Window Wishes Holiday Card Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

Create this beautiful holiday card buy combining several die-sets from Stampin’ Up! with the Window Wishes Bundle.

Measurements:

  • Basic Black CS: 4 1/4” x 11, scored at 5 1/2”; scraps for roof
  • Pool Party CS: 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”;
  • Basic White CS: 1 1/2” x 2 3/4”; scraps for house
  • DSP: 3 3/4” x 5”

Instructions:

  1. Using the largest two circles and the largest banner from the Stylish Shapes Dies, cut a circle frame and banner from the large piece of Pool Party.
  2. Attach large Pool Party piece and DSP to card base.
  3. Using die from the Window Dies, cut a ‘slope’ from the Basic White Cardstock. Attach to back of circle frame with Liquid Glue, and trim off the excess.
  4. Using Versamark Ink, stamp ‘Merry Wishes’ on bottom right of banner, and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. With die from Window Dies, cut long strip from Distressed Gold paper and attach to banner.
  5. Using Pool Party and Pear Pizzazz ink, stamp and die cut the house and trees. Die cut a roof from Basic Black Cardstock.
  6. Attach the banner to the card base and attach the circle frame, overlapping the banner slightly.
  7. Arrange house and trees inside circle frame, tucking under white slope where necessary.
  8. From the Distressed Gold paper, cut the word Sending from the Sending Dies, and several small stars from the Give it a Whirl dies. Attach to card.

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With Love!  A Celebrate With Tags Holiday Creation!

With Love! A Celebrate With Tags Holiday Creation!

Create this Cheerful and Fun Holiday Card using the Celebrate with Tags Bundle by Stampin’ Up!

Measurements:

  • Card Stock: Basic White 3 ½” x 11”
  • DSP: Pacific Point Plaid 3” x 5”
  • Card Stock: Basic White scraps
  • Glimmer: Real Red 2 ½” x 2 ½”
  • Ribbon: Real Red Ruffle 4”
  • Baker’s Twine: White (2) 5”

Instructions:

  1. Cut a 3 ½” x 11” Basic White card base. Fold in half.
  2. Stamp the hearts onto the card front using Real Red ink (3x).
  3. Emboss the card front using the Wintry snowflake embossing folder.
  4. Cut a tag from the Pacific Pointe plaid DSP.
  5. Cut a 4” piece of Real Red Ruffle ribbon and thread it thru the hole in the top of the tag.
  6. Cut (2) 5” pieces of White Baker’s Twine.
  7. Wrap them around the ruffle ribbon and tie them together in a bow to secure at the top.
  8. Adhere the tag to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. (Note: it can hang off the right side just a bit)
  9. Cut (3) snowflakes from Basic White cardstock and adhere to the tag.
  10. Cut a large heart from Real Red Glimmer paper and adhere to the tag using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  11. Stamp the mitten onto Basic White cardstock using Pacific Point ink. Cut.
  12. Adhere the mitten to the tag using Stampin’ Dimenisonals.
  13. Cut a Basic White circle. Cut in half.
  14. Stamp “WITH” onto the half circle using Pacific Point ink.
  15. On a piece of Basic White cardstock, Stamp the LOVE banner using Real Red ink. Cut.
  16. Adhere the banner to the bottom of the half circle using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  17. Adhere the piece to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  18. Adhere a rhinestone to each snowflake.
  19. Adhere a rhinestone to the center of the mitten.

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A Santa Card with Framed & Festive by Stampin’ Up!

A Santa Card with Framed & Festive by Stampin’ Up!

Create this fun yet simple Santa Holiday Card using the Limited Time Framed and Festive Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up!

Measurements:

  • Real Red card base- 8 ½” x 5 ½”
  • Basic White- 5 ¼” x 4
  • Basic Black- 1” x 2 5/8” and 1” x 1”
  • Shimmery White- 1” x 2 5/8”
  • Brushed Metallic- 1 ¼” x 1 ¼”

Instructions:

  1. Score the Real Red card base on the long side at 4 ¼” and fold.
  2. Stamp the sentiment on the Basic White layer (card stock #2) in Versa Mark towards the bottom in the center. Then, add gold embossing power, shake off excess, and heat emboss.
  3. Adhere the Basic White layer to the card front using Stampin’ SEAL.
  4. Attach the Shimmery White card stock vertically to the center of the Real Red Glimmer Paper using liquid glue.
  5. Attach the long strip of Basic Black card stock to the Real Red Glimmer Paper horizontally as shown in the photo.
  6. Attach the Brushed Metallic square piece to the center of the Basic Black strip to create a belt for Santa’s belly. Then, add the small Basic Black square to the top of the metallic square with liquid glue to finish it off.

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Add just the right touch of elegance to any occasion, including Christmas and seasonal celebrations, with the sweet Fitting Florets Collection. From color schemes to sentiments and embellishments to dies, these unique products blend together so that your cards and crafts fit whatever occasion you might need. Send birthday wishes, express your gratitude, or spread Christmas cheer—with so many options to mix and match you’ll be set no matter the celebration all year!

This collection will be available to customers NOW – January 4, 2023!

The following products are also available for purchase in the Mini Catalog starting January 2023:

  • Framed Florets Bundle (item 162407)
  • Framed Florets Stamp Set (item 161815)
  • Framed Florets Dies (item 160623)

The following exclusive products are only available until January 4, 2023 while supplies last:

  • Framed & Festive Cling Stamp Set (item 160888)
  • Fitting Florets Designer Series Paper (item 161814)
  • Gold Adhesive-Backed Swirls (item 161822)

 


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A Hello Card with Forever Fern by Stampin’ Up!

A Hello Card with Forever Fern by Stampin’ Up!

forever fern project sheet

Create this beautiful yet simple Hello Card using the Forever Fern Stamp Set and Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch by Stampin’ Up!

Measurements:

  • Pool Party cardstock: 8 ½” x 5 ½” (score at 4 ¼”), scraps for punching
  • Soft Suede cardstock: 3 ⅞” x 5 ⅛”
  • Crumb Cake cardstock: 3 ¾” x 5”
  • Coastal Cabana cardstock: scrap for punching
  • Bermuda Bay cardstock: scrap for punching
  • Very Vanilla cardstock: scrap for die cutting
  • Linen Thread: approx. 6-8”

Instructions:

  1. Fold the Pool Party cardstock in half to create the card base.
  2. Choose 3 different leaf/branch stamps from the Forever Fern stamp set. With Versamark ink, stamp one all over the Pool Party scraps, one all over the Coastal Cabana scraps and the third one all over the Bermuda Bay scraps.
  3. Use the Rectangular Postage Stamp punch, punch out two from the stamped Pool Party cardstock, two from the stamped Coastal Cabana cardstock and two from the stamped Bermuda Bay cardstock (cut one in half). Partial punched pieces are ok because some will get trimmed anyway (see the sample picture).
  4. Stick the punched pieces on the Crumb Cake card layer (portrait orientation) in two rows starting approx. ⅛” from the left edge. Make sure to stagger the rows, like if you were laying bricks!
    • Row 1 (top-bottom): Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
    • Row 2 (top-bottom): Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
  5. Flip the Crumb Cake layer over and trim off any pieces sticking over the edges. Doing this from the back gives you a straight edge to guide your scissors along.
  6. Stick the Crumb Cake layer on the Soft Suede layer. Then, stick the Soft Suede layer on the Pool Party card base.
  7. On a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock, stamp the “hello” from the Forever Fern set with Soft Suede ink. Die cut it out using a small, long label die from the Seasonal Labels dies set.
  8. Tie a bow with big loops from Linen Thread. Stick it on the back of the die cut label so that one loop and tail are visible on the top right and the other loop and tail are visible on the bottom left. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to stick the label onto the card just below center on the right side.
  9. Finish the card off by placing a small pearl on either end of the label.

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A Thanks Card with Forever Flourishing Dies by Stampin’ Up!

A Thanks Card with Forever Flourishing Dies by Stampin’ Up!

forever flourishing photo

Create this colorful fall thank you card using the Forever Flourishing and Amazing Thanks Dies by Stampin’ Up!

Measurements:

  • Soft Suede Card Stock: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scrap for “thanks”
  • Pumpkin Pie Card Stock: 4” x 5-1/4”, scrap for leaves
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3-13/16” x 5-1/16”, 4” x 5-1/4”, scrap for “thanks” shadow.
  • Old Olive Card Stock: Scrap for leaves
  • Crumb Cake Card Stock: 1-3/4” x 4”, scrap for leaves
  • Daffodil Delight Card Stock: Scrap for leaves
  • Ribbon: 12”

Instructions:

  1. Fold a 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” piece of Soft Suede CS in half to create a card base. Glue a 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Very Vanilla CS to the back inside of the card base.
  2. Die-cut and punch a variety of leaf shapes using Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, and Pumpkin Pie CS. Randomly glue the leaf shapes to a 3-13/16” x 5-1/16” piece of Very Vanilla CS with Multipurpose Liquid Glue; allow to dry completely.  Using the large fern die-cut, add texture to the front of the card stock piece by dry embossing in several locations.  The “sandwich” for dry embossing using a die-cut is: Plate #1, plate #2, card stock piece facing upwards, die-cut facing down, Silicone Craft Sheet, and plate #4.  Glue the embossed card to the center of the 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Pumpkin Pie CS.  Mount to the center front of the card base.
  3. Die-cut “thanks” from a piece of Soft Suede CS and a shadow “thanks from a piece of Very Vanilla CS. Glue the die-cuts together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Mount to the center top of a 1-3/4” x 4” piece of Crumb Cake CS.  Wrap a piece of ribbon around the card stock below the thanks die-cuts and tie a knot; trim ribbon ends.  Glue the card stock piece to the card front slightly above center.
  4. Randomly add Gold sequins to the card front.
  5. Add a couple of die-cut leaves to the bottom right corner of the Very Vanilla CS piece on the inside of the card. 

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  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
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  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

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A Bewitching Stars Treat Bag

A Bewitching Stars Treat Bag

Create this Best Witches Gift Bag with Stampin' Up! Stars Treat Bags and the Bewitching Bundle - Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'
Need a quick Halloween Treat Bag?  Gather the Bewitching Bundle, the Best Witches Stamp Set, and the Stars Treat Bag!  The bag assembly is done for you, all you need to do is decorate!
Create Halloween Gift Bag with Stampin' Up! Stars Treat Bags and the Bewitching Bundle - Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Crushed Curry: 3 1/4″ x 5″ (bag insert), 3″ x 3″ (die-cutting)
  • Basic Black: 2″ x 3/4″ (sentiment)
  • Basic White: 2 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ (punched image)

Create this Witches Gift Bag with Stampin' Up! Stars Treat Bags and the Bewitching Bundle - Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Stamp the with feet in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink directly onto the bag as shown.
  2. Add adhesive to the corners of the Crushed Curry and insert into the inside of the bag (behind the stars).
  3. Crop the Crushed Curry cardstock with a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the Stylish Shapes 2 1/2″ stitched circle die.
  4. Adhere to the bag with dimensionals.
  5. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark Ink onto Basic Black Cardstock.  Emboss with White Embossing Powder.
  6. Crop with a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the Labels Aglow Die. Snip the ends with Paper Snips. Adhere with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  7. Stamp the hat in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto the Basic White.  Crop with the Witch Hat Builder Punch.  Color with Basic Black and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs. Adhere with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  8. Use the Witch Hat Builder Punch to crop one star from Crushed Curry cardstock. Adhere to the corner of the witch had with a Mini Glue Dot.
  9. Embellish with Matte Black Dots.

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Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit!  

For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $175 (WOW) in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! ENDS FEB. 28! I am blessed to lead an amazing team with members all across the United States.  My team consists of both business builders and happy shoppers!  The question I am most often asked about joining the SU family is – “do I have to sell?”  The answer is NO! You are welcome to be a happy shopper – and a smart cookie, I might add, to get all the products you love at the demonstrator discount!

  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 2: The original white Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   The link to join is below!  The best part – there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a “happy shopper” and get discounts on all your Stampin’ Up! purchases!  If you’d like to pursue this as a business and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well!  Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family

 


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