Thinking of You

It’s Here!

Stampin’ Up! officially launched their new 2018-2019 Catalog on June 1st.  It’s filled with some favorite stamp sets from last year and lots of new ones….but what is stealing the show is the beautiful new Designer Series Papers that have come out.  They are filled with vibrant colors and shimmering effects!  You barely even need to stamp anything except a sentiment as the papers do all the “talking”.  This is the new Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper (DSP).  It’s so colorful!

Ever think that you are wasting a big piece of cardstock when you use it to act as a backing to help the DSP paper pop?  Well if you want to get more out of your paper and help your crafting budget go just a little bit further…before you glue that big piece down – cut one or two pieces out of the center to be used for other cards. Once you put all the pieces together, you can’t even tell!  And the bonus is that you now have pieces for your next card! (Or maybe even the card you are working on!  These are all the pieces:


And this is the card all put together!  I just love the bright pinks, greens and blues!


If you’d like to make this card….it’s super simple, Just pick your favorite piece of Designer Series Paper…match it with coordinating cardstock and your on your way to a beautiful card!  This is what you’ll need:

Whisper White Thick Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2”x 8 1/2” ;scored at 4 1/4”
Shaded Spruce Cardstock – Cut 5 3/8” x 4 1/8”
Melon Mambo Cardstock – Cut  2 3/4” x 3”
Garden Impressions DSP – Cut 5 1/4” x 4”
Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 2 1/2” x 2 3/4” (to stamp your sentiment)
Love What You Do Stamp Set
Snail Adhesive
Enamel Dots or other embellishments

If you’d like to purchase the Garden Impressions DSP (#146290) and the Garden Impressions Cardstock Pack (#146325) or other matching cardstock, click on the link below:


Happy Stamping!

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