For today’s card, I used the Beautiful Promenade bundle and Crackle Paint stamp set along with card stock and ink in the muted colors of Sahara Sand, Petal Pink, Soft Sea Foam, and Very Vanilla. It’s very simple, and very sweet. I hope you like it.


Here’s what I made:




Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Sahara Sand card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Sahara Sand CS layer cut to 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
  • Very Very Vanilla CS strip cut to 4-1/8″ x 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Crackle Paint stamp set:

  • background image in Sahara Sand ink onto the Sahara Sand CS layer

Stamped with the Beautiful Promenade stamp set:

  • flower outline and center in Petal Pink ink onto a scrap of Petal Pink CS
  • leaves (3 pieces) in Soft Sea Foam ink onto a scrap of Soft Sea Foam CS
  • sentiment in Soft Sea Foam ink onto the left end of the Very Vanilla CS strip
  • diamond images in Sahara Sand ink onto the top left and bottom right corners of the Very Vanilla CS for the inside of the card

Die cut using the Beautiful Layers Thinlits:

  • flower and 3 leaves

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • Sahara Sand Cs layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • Very Vanilla CS strip glued onto the Sahara Sand CS layer
  • leaves glued onto the back of the flower
  • flower and leaves adhered over the sentiment strip using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla CS glued onto the inside of the card base


Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!


Here’s what I used:

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Price: $110.00

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Preorder the Life is Grand Online Card Class by tomorrow, April 17:

  • Make 6 pretty cards in the comfort of your own home.
  • 2 each of 3 designs
  • Features the Life Is Grand stamp set, Un-inked Spectrum Ink Pad (with 5 reinkers), and Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper
  • Featured colors: Petal Pink, Powder PInk, Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, and Lovely Lipstick
  • I’ve done the cutting, scoring, and embossing for you!
  • You’ll receive all you need to make the cards, including the stamp set, spectrum Pad, reinkers, the precut/prescored/pre-embossed card kits, 6 Very Vanilla envelopes and envelope liners.
  • Limited spots available

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