Stampin' Up! Welcoming Window Birthday Card

Do you enjoy the cozy feeling of sitting at a window, looking out at the world? The images in the Stampin' Up! Welcoming Window Stamp Set is perfect for customizing quaint window scenes.

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Card Recipe

Ingredients

  • Stamp Set: Welcoming Window

  • Dies: Window Flower Box Dies

  • Cardstock: Misty Moonlight, White

  • Ink Pads: Smoky Slate, Misty Moonlight, Calypso Coral, Gorgeous Grape, Just Jade

  • Embossing Folder: Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder

  • Embellishments: Butterfly Gems

  • Coloring Tools: Blending Brushes

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

Tools

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

  • Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

  • Stampin' Pierce Mat or Stamparatus Foam Mat for stamping photopolymer (clear/acrylic) stamps (optional but recommended for clear, crisp impressions)

  • Take Your Pick (optional)

Technique(s)

  • Inking Embossing Folders

Cardstock Measurements

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

  • Layer #1: White (5 1/4" x 4")

  • Layer #2 - Sentiment: White (1 3/4" x 1 3/4")

  • Layer #3 - Inside: White (5 1/4" x 4")

  • Stamping & Die Cutting: White

Instructions

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

  2. Stamp two shutters in Misty Moonlight ink on white cardstock

  3. Stamp the window in Smoky Slate ink on white cardstock

  4. Stamp the window box in Smoky Slate ink on white cardstock

  5. Stamp the small flower pot in the center of the window with Calypso Coral ink

  6. Stamp the small flowers/leaves on the small flower pot in Just Jade ink

  7. Stamp the large and medium pots in Calypso Coral ink on white cardstock

  8. Stamp the large and medium leaf bunches for the coordinating pots in Just Jade ink on white cardstock; then stamp the coordinating flowers in Gorgeous Grape ink on white cardstock

  9. Die cut all stamped images with the coordinating dies

  10. Apply Smoky Slate ink to the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder and run through the die cutting / embossing machine; clean your embossing folder with a shammy, water & paper towel, or a baby wipe

  11. Adhere the embossed cardstock to the card base with glue or Seal

  12. Assemble your window scene: (1) adhere the window with glue or Seal directly to the embossed cardstock, (2) adhere the shutters with Stampin' Dimensionals, (3) adhere the window box with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals, (4) adhere the large flower pot and coordinating flowers just above the window box, to make it appear that the pot of flowers is on top of the box, with Stampin' Dimensionals, (5) adhere the medium flower pot and coordinating flowers on the bottom right, directly to the embossed layer, with glue or Seal, and (6) adhere the sentiment over the bottom right edge of the window box with Stampin' Dimensionals

  13. Adorn the scene with Butterfly Gems

  14. Decorate the inside layer of white cardstock: (1) stamp the window box in Smoky Slate ink, (2) stamp the medium and small flower pots in Calypso Coral ink, (3) stamp the coordinating leaf clusters on top of the pots in Just Jade ink, and (3) stamp the coordinating flower cluster on the medium pot of flowers in Gorgeous Grape ink

  15. Adhere the inside layer to the card base with glue or Seal

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