Bee Creative Tutorial – Nature’s Harvest Thank You Card

Bee Creative Tutorial – Nature’s Harvest Thank You Card

 

Nature's Harvest by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

I just can’t seem to get enough of the Harvest Meadow bundle of products!  Today’s card is in a beautiful fall color palette.   So pretty!   I love the look of the words stamped behind the large coneflower focal point!

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Bumble Bee CS: 5-½” x 8-½” scored at 4-¼ and 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper: 1” x 5 ¼” and 3/8” x 4”
  • Soft Suede: 5/8” x 4”
  • Basic White: 3 ½” x 3 ½”
  • Crumb Cake: ½” x 3”

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Dry emboss Bumblebee cardstock with the Ornate Floral 3D Folder using the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. Adhere to the card base using dimensionals.
  2. Adhere Harvest Meadow and Soft Suede CS strips to card base.
  3. Use Tailored Tag punch to banner the ends of the Crumb Cake CS and the remaining DSP. Adhere DSP banner to card base.
  4. Ink Coneflowers in Memento ink and stamp on Basic White CS. Use Daffodil, Old Olive and Soft Suede Blends to color image.  Randomly stamp verse with Crumb Cake ink over colored image.  Die-Cut with Largest Laying Circle die and adhere to card base with dimensionals
  5. Use Soft Suede ink to stamp saying on Crumb Cake banner. Adhere to card base, embellishing with a Gilded Gem and a Linen Thread bow attached with a mini glue dot.
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Gratitude Slimline Card for Freshly Made Sketch 504

Gratitude Slimline Card for Freshly Made Sketch 504

Gorgeous Leaves Bundle by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Slimline for FMS 504

My card today was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches Challenge.  I made a Mini Slimline card – such a fun size for a card!

CLICK HERE or the graphic above to view the Freshly Made Sketches 504 Blog Post.

Step by Step Tutorial Black and Bee

Gorgeous Leaves Bundle by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Slimline for FMS 504 Fall

Instructions:

  1. Score a piece of 6″ x 7″ panel of Crumb Cake cardstock along the 7″ side at 3 1/2″. Fold in half  and burnish with a bone folder.
  2. Adhere a Cajun Craze panel measuring 5 7/8″ x 3 3/8″ to card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  3. Stamp the splatter stamp with Cajun Craze ink onto a Very Vanilla panel.  Stamp the small leaves image three times across the top of the panel with Crumb Cake Ink.
  4. Adhere panel to the card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  5. Adhere a thin strip of Cajun Craze cardstock across the card front – about 3/4′ from bottom.
  6. Stamp the Gratitude definition in Crumb Cake ink onto a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock measuring 1 1/8″ x 2 1/4″.
  7. Crop a leaf from the Intricate Leaves die and the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine (Standard or Mini), attach to card front with mini dimensionals.
  8. Use Mini Glue Dots to attach Diamond Weave Ribbon and Linen Thread behind the Gratitude definition panel; attach to card front with dimensionals.
  9. Embellish with Champagne Rhinestones.

Gorgeous Leaves Bundle by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Slimline for FMS 504 Free Bees

 

 


 

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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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Gorgeous Leaves Thanks Card for #GDP310 Sketch

Gorgeous Leaves Thanks Card for #GDP310 Sketch

Gorgeous Leaves Bundle Thanks Card by Laura Milligan. Shop Online 24-7 for Stampin' Up! Products Earn Free Bees

 

Today’s card was created with the sketch below in mind and the Gorgeous Leaves Bundle from Stampin’ Up!

GDP310 Sketch Challenge

I am playing along with the Global Design Project Challenge this week!  You can see the #GDP310 post and play along as well by clicking here.

 

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MEASUREMENTS:

  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 (card base)
  • Harvest Meadow DSP – 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 (layer), 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 (envelope flap)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock – 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 
  • Vellum Cardstock – 3 1/4 x 1 1/2
  • Crushed Curry,  Cajun Craze, and Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 3 x 3 1/2 (die-cutting)

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fold the Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock in half and burnish the fold with a Bone Folder.
  2. Stamp the splatter in Crumb Cake Classic Ink onto the Very Vanilla cardstock three times.
  3. Adhere to the Designer Series Paper with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  4. Wrap with Crumb Cake Baker’s Twine. Tie in a bow to secure in place.
  5. Stamp the sentiment in Soft Suede Classic Ink onto the Vellum.  Cover with Clear Embossing Powder.  Set with a Heat Tool.
  6. Adhere Mini Glue Dots to the ends and then to the card.
  7. Crop the three maple leaves with a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard or Mini) and the Intricate Leaves Dies. Adhere with Mini Glue Dots that have been rolled to size.
  8. Embellish with Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots.
  9. Crop the Designer Series Paper with the Basic Borders Die and a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard or Mini).  Adhere to the envelope flat with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Trim the envelope flap as needed with Paper Snips.
Decorated Medium Envelope Basic Border Dies by Laura Milligan. Shop Online 24-7 for Stampin' Up! Products Earn Free Bees
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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

New Mini Catalog & Sale-a-Bration Promotion are Live!

Stampin' Up! July - December 2021 Holiday Catalog

The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog is your passport to stunning seasonal projects! Stress less this season! With the perfect papercrafting products for Halloween, Christmas, and every celebration in between, the July–December 2021 Mini Catalog has got your creativity covered.

Click to view the catalog online

Watch these short product videos, and get to know the new mini catalog.

 

August - September 2021 Sale-a-Bration Promotion Catalog

Sale-A-Bration is one of Stampin’ Up!’s biggest promotions of the year. It’s overflowing with opportunities for customers, and filled with fun for everyone! During Sale-A-Bration,  you can earn free, exclusive products for every $50 USD and $100 USD you spend. And, you can enjoy unique, unbeatable benefits when you host a party or join the Stampin’ Up! family!

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Free with $50 Purchase


 

Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying our Starter Kit!   We have an amazing special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice!  You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   Details and link to join are 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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Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog SNEAK PEEK! Harvest Meadow

Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog SNEAK PEEK! Harvest Meadow

For my Facebook Live yesterday I shared a lot of Sneak Peeks from our upcoming Mini Catalog – It will go live on August 3.   My card today features one of my favorite bundles from the new Mini –  Harvest Meadow.   There are a lot of Sneak Peeks of new product on this card!

Please watch my FB Live below to see many, many new products- there’s a lot to love!!!!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail - Mini Catalog Sneak Peeks

Step by Step Tutorial Black and Bee

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Soft Succulent:  4-1/4” x 11”, folded in half for card base; 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Strip, scrap piece for die-cut
  • Evening Evergreen: 1″ x 5 1/2″ & 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Strips, scrap for die-cut
  • Basic White: 2 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ x 2 for die-cutting, stamping
  • Harvest Meadow DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Adhere the DSP to the card base with Stampin’ Seal.
  2. Adhere strips of cardstock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  3. Die-cut Basic White with largest Tailor Made Tags Die. Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  4. Die-cut Soft Succulent scrap with tag reinforcer die from Tailor Made Tags. Thread a piece of White Baker’s Twine through end of tag.
  5. Stamp the image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto Basic White cardstock.  Crop with coordinating die. Color with Stampin’ Blends.  Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark Ink onto Evening Evergreen cardstock.  Heat Emboss with White Embossing Powder. Adhere with Dimensionals.
  7. Embellish with Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots.

SNEAK PEEK Harvest Meadow Suite by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin' Thank You Card

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My Top Picks: Pansy Petals Suite Collection

My Top Picks: Pansy Petals Suite Collection

Bee Line Graphic

My Top Picks - Pansy Petals Suite Collection Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin Hello Card

The Pansy Petals Suite Collection is just one of many of My Top Picks from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.

The Pansy Petals Suite Collection has everything you need to add an elegant floral touch to all your papercrafting projects. Detailed dies and two-step stamps create realistic, 3D-like images that will have everyone all abuzz.

Pansy Petals Suite Collection From Stampin' Up! 155810 Cards by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

The Pansy Petals Suite Collection includes:
* Pansy Patch Photopolymer Stamp Set (10% off)
* Pansy Dies (10% off)
* Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper
* Bumblebee Trinkets (currently unavailable)


Product colors: Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, Soft Sea Foam, Soft Succulent

My Top Picks - Pansy Petals Suite Collection Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin Hello Card

MEASUREMENTS: 

  • Thick Basic White: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, scored at 4 1/4
  • Basic White: 3 3/4 x 5, scrap for sentiment
  • Pansy Petals DSP: 2 1/2 x 3

CARD INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Run the Basic White card stock through a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine along with the Stitched With Whimsy Die. Adhere to the base with Stampin’ Seal.
  2. Adhere the two Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper pieces together, with a piece of Pale Papaya & White Woven Ribbon tucked in between, to the card with Stampin’ Seal.
  3. Stamp the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto the piece of Basic White scrap piece.  Cut to size, adhere with Stampin’ Seal.
  4. Crop the pansy from the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper using the coordinating Pansy dies and a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.  Adhere with Mini Glue Dots.
  5. Adhere a Bumblebee Trinket with a Mini Glue Dot.

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