Today’s card is a sweet one for friend. I made it using the adorable Fable Friends stamp set and the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies. I colored the image using Watercolor Pencils, then smoothed out the color using a Blender Pen. The striped background piece is from the Brights Designer Series Paper.


Here’s what I made:

S Stampin' Up! Fable Friends squirrel handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

Stampin' Up! Fable Friends squirrel handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

Stampin' Up! Fable Friends squirrel handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Old Olive card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Daffodil Delight Designer Series Paper (DSP) layer cut to 3″ x 5″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Fable Friends stamp set:

  • squirrel in black Stazon ink onto a piece of Whisper White CS
  • grass in Old Olive ink around the squirrel
  • sentiment in Pacific Point in onto a scrap of Whisper White CS

Colored using Watercolor Pencils:

  • squirrel in Early Espresso, colored lightly, and smoothed it out with a Blender Pen
  • shirt and top of hat in Pacific Point
  • leaf & stem in Old Olive
  • flower center in Daffodil Delight

Die cut using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits:

  • squirrel layer, with the squirrel near the top
  • mat for squirrel layer from a piece of Pacific Point CS
  • sentiment
  • mat for sentiment from a scrap of Daffodil Delight CS

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • DSP layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • Pacific Point CS layer glued over the DSP layer
  • squirrel layer glued onto the Pacific Point CS layer
  • Daffodil Delight CS layer glued over the squirrel layer
  • sentiment glued onto the Daffodil Delight CS layer
  • Whisper White 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


Preorder the Vibrant Vases Online Class by Wednesday, April 10:

  • Make 6 gorgeous cards at home in your PJs!
  • 2 each of 3 designs
  • perfect for assorted occasions including love, celebration, and thanks
  • You’ll receive all you need to make the cards, including the stamp set, punch, and the precut/prescored card kits PLUS a stamping template for the punch.
  • Limited spots available

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Vibrant Vases Online Card Class by Candy Ford #stampcandy


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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

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