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Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!

Let’s Stay Up Late and Craft…..this is my mantra just about every night.  I am definitely a “night person” and when everything is quiet and it’s late at night….that is when my creativity kicks in.  So I start stamping….and cutting….and trying new ideas…..and pretty soon it is the wee hours of the morning.  My desk is a mess….and somewhere in the mayhem is this:

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Let’s stay up late and craft.  Pretty much sums up my life.

The stamp set I used for this card is the It Starts With Art Stamp Set.  Lots of fun images – a spool of ribbon, pens, pencils and paintbrushes, ink/paint bottles, buttons, clips, a few sentiments and a border image.

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You could fussy cut all these out….but why?  There is a coordinating set of dies called Arts and Crafts Dies that easily cuts out the stamped images.   And there are several other dies that will cut out other shapes.

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How about these three different borders – ribbon, lace and buttons.  I used the button border on this card.  I love the added stitching around the edges.

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But there is more fun to be had….check out the Button Button Embossing Folder.  It makes a great background. It’s a little hard to see on the embossing folder, so look at the card to see all the details!

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Did I mention the Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper?  If you have a crafty friend, this is great to use for a card…no matter if they are paper crafters, sewers or quilters, or like to paint and draw, this paper cover’s everything.

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Now that you’ve seen all the fun things you can add to your card….don’t you want to make it yourself?  This is what you’ll need:

  • It Starts With Art Stamp Set
  • Buttons Buttons Embossing Folder
  • Arts and Crafts Dies
  • Whisper White Thick Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” ; Score and fold at 4 1/4”
  • Coastal Cabana Cardstock – Cut 5 1/4” x 4” – emboss with Button Button Embossing Folder; and a piece cut 2 5/8” x 3 3/8”
  • Follower Your Art Designer Series Paper – Cut 3 3/4” x 4 1/2”
  • Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 2 1/2” x 3 1/4”; and a piece cut 5 1/4” x 4” (for inside of card)
  • Scraps of the following Cardstock – Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral and Crushed Curry (for buttons, border, bottle)
  • Ink: Bermuda Bay
  • Stampin Blends: Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Pool Party
  • Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit (Calypso Coral Linen Thread)

And just for fun….add a few buttons to the inside of your card.

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Hope you’ll give this a try!  Send me a picture in the comments!

Happy Stamping!
Patricia


These are the products I used for this card.  If you need supplies to make a card of your own, please click on the shopping link below and you’ll be taken to my Stampin’ Up! Online store where you can find all these products and more!

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