Layered Leaves Happy Birthday Card from Leftovers

Today I’m sharing another card I made using leftovers from other projects. I may have cut more than I needed at the time, or I may have changed my mind about the paper color or something else. The pieces were perfectly good, just not for what I was working on at the time. So I kept them for when I can use them. I remember I decided to use a different embossing folder after trying the Layered Leaves Dynamic folder, but the Layered Leaves design was perfect for today’s card. The only parts of this card I didn’t take from my pile of leftovers are the Early Espresso card base and the Whisper White cardstock on the inside. 

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Here’s what I made:

Candy Ford made this Happy Birthday card using the Well Written dies, Rose Trellis dies, Lovely Flowers Edgelits dies, and Layered Leaves Dynamic embossing folder from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Candy Ford made this Happy Birthday card using the Well Written dies, Rose Trellis dies, Lovely Flowers Edgelits dies, and Layered Leaves Dynamic embossing folder from Stampin' Up! #stampcandyCandy Ford made this Happy Birthday card using the Well Written dies, Rose Trellis dies, Lovely Flowers Edgelits dies, and Layered Leaves Dynamic embossing folder from Stampin' Up! #stampcandyS

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Early Espresso card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Petal Pink CS layer cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card

Embossed using the Layered Leaves Dynamic embossing folder:

  • Petal Pink CS layer

Die cut using the Well Written Framelits:

  • “happy” and “birthday” from a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS

Die cut using the Rose Trellis Thinlits:

  • 6 leaves from a scrap of Old Olive CS

Die cut using the Lovely Flowers Edgelits:

  • a bunch of little flowers from a scrap of Flirty Flamingo CS
  • NOTE: I think I used somewhere between 12 and 16 flowers. The die cuts 4 flowers at a time.

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • embossed layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • 1 leaf glued onto the Whisper White CS
  • flowers and remaining leaves glued onto the embossed layer
  • die cut words glued over the flowers and leaves
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

 

Candy Ford made this Happy Birthday card using the Well Written dies, Rose Trellis dies, Lovely Flowers Edgelits dies, and Layered Leaves Dynamic embossing folder from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

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A Very Green Card for IRBH

March InKing Royalty Blog Hop, green. #stampcandy

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around GREEN. We are excited to share our creations with you today – there’s a wonderful variety of styles and occasions celebrated in this hop! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

When I was trying to come up with an idea for the green theme, I thought of leaves and grass first. Then military. Saint Patrick’s Day is over so I didn’t want to go there. Then I thought of money. (If you’re outside the US you probably have different colors of currency, but here in the states we only have the one color: green.) I thought of making a money holder. Then I remembered the Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set has a stamp of a folded up bill! So I had my stamp set, and coordinating dies, picked out.

Then I had to decide which color of green. The pocket brought to mind a shirt I saw very recently that was green plaid, and had a lot of different greens, so I used that for inspiration. To loosely mimic the plaid, I wove together strips of card stock in assorted greens for the background. I used a Floral Romance Seal as a coin.

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Here’s what I made:

I think it’s interesting to see all these greens together like this. Lemon Lime Twist looks yellow; Shaded Spruce looks blue; and Mossy Meadow looks brown.

Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set, Pocket Framelits Die from Stampin' Up! Woven cardstock card made by Candy Ford for the IRBH green theme #stampcandy

Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set, Pocket Framelits Die from Stampin' Up! Woven cardstock card made by Candy Ford for the IRBH green theme #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Very Vanilla Thick card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • various size strips of CS: Lemon Lime Twist, Granny Apple Green, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Garden Green, Mossy Meadow, Shaded Spruce, Tranquil Tide,  and Call Me Clover

Stamped with the Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set:

  • pocket stitching in Shaded Spruce ink onto a scrap of Call Me Clover CS
  • sentiment in Shaded Spruce ink onto the pocket
  • money in Shaded Spruce ink onto a scrap of Soft Sea Foam CS

Die cut using the Pocket Framelits Dies:

  • pocket and money

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • wove strips of CS together and held them together on the back with tape
  • cut the woven CS to 4″ x 5-1/4″, then glued it onto the front of the card base
  • glued pocket onto the woven layer
  • tucked the stamped money into the pocket and glued into place
  • tucked a self-adhesive gold seal “coin” into the pocket

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Here’s the IRBH Green Blog Hop:

Thank you for hopping along with us today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, the amazing Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations! There’s a lot of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss any of it!

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  4. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  5. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy <— YOU ARE HERE
  6. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  11. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  12. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery

 

 

By the way, today is the first day of Spring here in the northern hemisphere! Happy Spring!
Hello Spring! #stampcandy

And Happy Autumn to all my friends in the southern hemisphere!Happy Autumn! #stampcandy

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Here’s what I used:

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Price: $110.00

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How Sweet It Is Sweets For You Card

I have been playing with the How Sweet It Is suite of products a lot lately, and why not? It’s adorable and fun. The colors are bright and cheerful. I used it to made today’s card with confetti dots and lollipops that says Sweets for You. I used a piece of the Organdy Ribbon Combo pack that has now sold out. If you didn’t get it in time, you can easily replace it with one of the many other ribbons we have. I would suggest the Pineapple Punch 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon.

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Here’s what I made:

Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, and How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, and How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandyS

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Coastal Cabana card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card

Stamped with the Sweetest Thing stamp set:

  • sentiment in Gorgeous Grape ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • 7 lollipops in Stazon black ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS

Colored using Stampin’ Write Markers:

  • lollipops in Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, and Pineapple Punch

Die cut using the Jar of Sweets Framelits:

  • lollipops

Die cut using the Layering Circle Framelits:

  • sentiment
  • a slightly larger circle from a scrap of Coastal Cabana 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
  • sentiment adhered onto the Coastal Cabana CS circle using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • lollipops glued onto the back of the Coastal Cabana CS circle
  • sentiment/lollipops glued onto the DSP layer
  • ribbon tien in a bow, then adhered onto the sentiment circle using a Mini Glue Dot
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

 

Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, and How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

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Price: $110.00

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Happy Tails Flowing Fountain Friend Card

Today’s card is easy and simple. It features the Happy Tails bundle, Flowing Fountain stamp set, Pretty Label Punch, Be Mine Framelits Dies, and Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The tiny hearts were leftover from other projects. I like to keep cute little pieces that fall out of die cuts. These came from the multi-heart die in the Be Mine Framelits.

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Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Happy Tails handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

 

Stampin' Up! Happy Tails handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

 

Stampin' Up! Happy Tails handmade card by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Basic Black card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Basic Black CS cut to 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″

Stamped with the Happy Tails stamp set:

  • dog outline and spots in black ink onto a scrap of Crumb Cake CS

Stamped with the Flowing Fountain stamp set:

  • sentiment in Crumb Cake ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • garland in Crumb Cake ink onto the Whisper White CS for the inside of the card

Cut using the Dog Builder Punch:

  • dog

Cut using the Pretty Label Punch:

  • sentiment

Cut using the Be Mine Framelits:

  • a scrap of Petal Pink CS and a scrap of Crumb Cake CS cut with the multi-heart die
  • NOTE: I used leftover hearts saved from previous projects

Embossed using the Subtle Dynamic embossing folder:

  • Basic Black CS layer

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • embossed layer adhered onto the front of the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • sentiment glued onto the embossed layer
  • dog glued onto the embossed layer over the sentiment
  • Crumb Cake heart glued onto a slightly larger Petal Pink heart, then glued onto the sentiment label
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

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Price: $110.00

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Sliding Mint Boxes for a Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick's Day #stampcandy

 

Today is the March Candy Hearts Team Meeting, and I’m sharing with you some little treat boxes I made for the Hearts. Each sliding box holds 5 Andes Mints… because they’re green… for St. Patrick’s Day. I used the Amazing Life stamp set (which contains a clover image,) Call Me Clover (of course) card stock and ink, and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper. I used two different patterns of the Designer Series Paper that have a lot of Call Me Clover in them. Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper © Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

While I made these for St. Patrick’s Day, the sentiment could easily be used to celebrate a new job, a move to a new city, or any new adventure.

One more thing, before I get to today’s project. Today is my sister Judy’s birthday. Yep, she’s a St. Patrick’s Day baby. 

Happy Birthday to the best sister ever!

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Here’s what I made:

Good Luck Andes Mint boxes made by Candy Ford using the Amazing Life stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Good Luck Andes Mint boxes made by Candy Ford using the Amazing Life stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Good Luck Andes Mint boxes made by Candy Ford using the Amazing Life stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Call Me Clover card stock (CS) cut to 7-3/4″ x 8-1/8″, then scored along all four sides at 1/2″, 1-3/8″, 1-7/8″, and  2-3/4″
  • NOTE: On certain projects, I find it easier to score this way, starting at each of the four corners, than to score along the whole side at once. I think it make the sides more symmetrical.
  • also scored along both 7-3/4″ sides at 2-7/8″ and 3-3/8″, only down to the second score line
  • Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 2-11/16″ x 6-3/4″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 2″ x 2-3/8″
  • NOTE: I actually used the Simply Scored tool for all the scoring, since there was so much of it, and I was making so many boxes.

Cut using Paper Snips:

  • removed yellow areas in the diagram belowtemplate for Good Luck Andes Mint boxes made by Candy Ford using the Amazing Life stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Stamped with the Amazing Life stamp set:

  • sentiment and clover on Call Me Clover ink onto the Whisper White CS

Assembled the sliding box:

  • burnished all the folds in the box and cover with a Bone Folder
  • flaps on the two longer sides rolled inward to form the sides, and the outermost flap glued onto the bottom of the box
  • flaps on the two shorter sides folded inward to form the sides, and the outermost flap glued onto the bottom of the box. The skinnier center part goes between the two long sides, and the diagonal cut lies on top of the long side to create a mitered corner look. I also put a little spot of glue under the diagonally cut section so it would stick to the top of the adjacent side.
  • cover wrapped around the box, and pinched around the corners, then folded and burnished on the pinched areas.
  • cover wrapped around the box again and the ends glued together, making sure it’s snug, but also loose enough to slide on and off.
  • stamped piece glued onto the top of the box cover

 

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More Than Words Gummy Bear Card

The new More Than Words stamp set is only available through March 31, or while supplies last. It has some great sentiments for different occasions, in different fonts, that can be used with many other Stampin’ Up! products.

More Than Words stamp set © Stampin' Up!

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Here’s what I made:

More Than Words stamp set, Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

 

More Than Words stamp set, Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

 

More Than Words stamp set, Sweetest Thing stamp set, Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies, How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Pineapple Punch card stock (CS) cut to 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
  • How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS layer cut to ___
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card

Stamped with the Sweetest Thing stamp set:

  • candy jar in black ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • gummy bears in black ink inside the jar
  • three single gummy bears in black ink onto the Whisper White CS layer

Stamped using the More Than Words stamp set:

  • sentiment in Gorgeous Grape ink onto the Whisper White CS layer

Die cut using the Jar of Sweets Framelits:

  • candy jar

Colored using Stampin’ Write Markers and a Blender Pen:

  • Gummy Bears in Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Melon Mambo, and Pineapple Punch

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • DSP layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • die cut candy jar glued onto the left edge of the Whisper White CS layer
  • candy jar/Whisper White CS layer adhered onto the DSP layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

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Here are today’s colors:

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

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Here’s what I used:

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Price: $110.00

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Preorder the Geared Up Garage Manly Card Online Class by March 20!

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  • 2 each of 3 designs
  • manly designs for birthday, Father’s Day, or just to say I love you
  • Limited spots available

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Geared Up Garage Manly Cards Online Class by Candy Ford #stampcandy #stampinup

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