Stampin' Up! Quiet Meadow and Scalloped Contours Dies Thinking of You Card

It's one of the most anticipated times of year for Stampin' Up! when the new Annual Catalog, loaded with fantastic artistic stamps sets, is released. The 2021-2022 Annual Catalog is coming your way at the end of this month and the products will be available starting 04-MAY-2021. If the cover is any indication, we are in store for really amazing products for us to use on our projects!

With that said, it's time for me to share a little teaser from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog to show off what's coming. This is an example of a quick and simple card that spotlights the fabulous new Stampin' Up! Scalloped Contours Dies -- the perfect accompaniment to the simplicity of the artistic floral imagery from the Stampin' Up! Quiet Meadow Stamp Set.

Card Recipe


  • Stamp Set: Quiet Meadow

  • Dies: Scalloped Countours Dies

  • Cardstock: Thick White, White, Calypso Coral

  • Ink Pads: Memento Tuxedo Black, Calypso Coral

  • Coloring Tools: Watercolor Pencils

  • Adhesives: Stampin' Seal+, Stampin' Dimensionals


  • Coloring with Watercolor Pencils


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

  • Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

Cardstock Measurements

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

  • Layer #1: Calypso Coral (6" x 4 1/4")

  • Layer #2: White (5" x 4 1/2")


  1. Prepare your card base -- Thick White (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4")

  2. Die cut the Calypso Coral cardstock using the largest die

  3. Die cut the White cardstock using the second largest die

  4. Stamp the floral image on the White cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black

  5. Color the flowers with the Calypso Coral waterolor pencil (I applied more color to the flower buds and less on the open flowers)

  6. Color the stems and leaves with the Old Olive watercolor pencil

  7. Stamp the sentiment on the White cardstock in Calypso Coral ink

  8. Adhere the Calypso Coral layer to the card base

  9. Adhere the White layer to the Calypso Coral layer with Stampin' Dimensionals

This close-up photo shows the variataios in the depth of the color shades.


YouTube Videos Coming Mid-April 2021

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My YouTube channel is up and I'm collecting followers in advance of my first video publication happening the week of April 12th, 2021. Please consider subscribing and hitting the notifications bell so you're one of the first viewers to welcome me into the YouTube demonstration and tutorial world. If the notifications bother you, by all means turn them off...but consider keeping them on for the month of April as I'm more likely to go live or post premiere videos (with live chat w/me) outside a regular schedule. =)

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It would be great to hear from you on any topic that's on your mind. I do not have to be your primary demonstrator or even one of your usual go-to resources for inspiration, tips, advice, etc., It would be very beneficial if I can hear from you on any crafting-related topic imaginable.

  • What are your favorite types of cards?

  • Do you want to see more fun-folds?

  • Do you want to see more gift packaging?

  • Do you want to see how I use Stampin' Up! supplies for scrapbooking and memory keeping?

  • What are the top 3 things you admire most about your favorite crafters (I'd really love to hear this!!!!).

  • Do you have a love-hate relationship with adhesives?

  • Do your cards stand the test of time or do they tend to fall flat?

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Happy Crafting,


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