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Stampin' Up! In Bloom Quick and Easy Birthday Card

Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation when we need a card that can be made rapidly without sacrificing the quality of a one-of-a-kind, handmade card. On top of that, we may need a stack of cards we can make and have on hand. The Stampin' Up! In Bloom Stamp Set is the perfect go-to choice to create beautiful cards quickly and easily.


Card Recipe

Ingredients

  • Stamp Set: In Bloom

  • Cardstock: Thick White, White

  • Ink Pads: Memento Tuxedo Black, Flirty Flamingo, Petal Pink, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green

  • Adhesives: Stampin' Seal and/or Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Tools

  • Basic Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder, acrylic stamping blocks

  • Piercing Mat or Stamparatus Foam Mat for stamping photopolymer (clear) stamps (optional, but preferred)

Cardstock Layers and Measurements

  • Card Base: Thick White (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4")

  • Layer #1: Gorgeous Grape (5 1/4" x 4")

  • Layer #2: White (5" x 3 3/4")

Instructions

  1. Prepare Your Cardstock: cut/trim/score all cardstock as described above

  2. Stamp the sentiment in the center of the white layer (Layer #2)

  3. Don't forget to decorate the inside! Stamp flowers around the sentiment and edges of the cardstock

  4. Stamp flowers on the bottom left and bottom right on the inside of the card base

  5. Adhere Layer #1 Gorgeous Grape to Layer #2 White

  6. Adhere all layers to the front of the card base


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