Ornate Gift Card Holders & Tutorial

Yesterday I posted three gift card holders featuring the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper. It was great fun creating these for the Pals Blog Hop.  You can see them HERE.

I’ve also had a few requests for a tutorial. While I’m happy to share my card details on almost all of my posts, there are projects that I create to share exclusively with my customers as a thank you gift.  This month I’m featuring the Ornate Garden Suite and offering 3 free tutorials along with sending one of these handmade gift card holders.  I understand that some of my followers are also demonstrators who would not want to place an order.  In order to still reward my customers with a special gift as well as honor the tutorial requests, I’m offering a gift card holder and tutorial for $5 (includes postage).  Here are the Ornate Garden gift card holders.

Stampin Up Ornate Garden Gift Card Holders - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

I purposely didn’t include a sentiment on the front.  This way they can use them for any occasion simply by adding your own stamped sentiment.  I actually think they are pretty just as is…IMHO!

Stampin Up Ornate Garden Gift Card Holders- Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

Stampin Up Ornate Garden Gift Card Holders -Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

Stampin Up Ornate Garden Gift Card Holder - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

…and here is the inside.  Again, it’s blank for your own stamped sentiment or handwritten note.

To order the gift card holder and tutorial, please send me an email with Ornate Garden Gift Card Holder & Tutorial in the subject line.  Please be sure to include your mailing address.  You can send payment via PayPal or by mailing a check.  If paying through PayPal and since I will not be sending an invoice, you’ll need to use the “send a friend” option.  Here’s how:  Go to Paypal.com, sign in or register for an account, click “Send” and fill in my email address ([email protected]).  Click “next”, then “send to a friend”, fill in the amount ($5), and continue.  I’ll send the card in the mail and email the tutorial.

Thanks very much for the kind comments and emails regarding these cards.  I truly love this hobby and I’m happy if any of my projects inspire you to create your own.

Please take care,

Rosanne

 

 

 

 

******APRIL MONTHLY BONUS REWARDS ******

I’m truly appreciative of each and every order.  To show my appreciation, here’s what you’ll receive during the month of April…

  • 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month with any order of $50 (before tax & shipping).  As you probably guessed, this month’s set is Ornate Garden and Ornate Thanks.
  • A sample pack of (12) 6 x 6 pieces of the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper and the 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month for any order of $75 or more (before tax & shipping)
  • Every order will receive a handmade card.  This month’s card is a pretty gift card holder that can be used for any occasion and would be perfect for Mother’s Day.

APRIL HOST CODE:  MY6FAQU2

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Special Occasion Gift Card Holders – Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals’ Blog Hop! While the COVID 19 pandemic is adding stress to our lives, we Pals hope this blog hop will help to lift your spirits. Let us inspire you to take a creative break and relax for a little while. This month our theme is “Special Occasions” where we have made a project for just about any occasion you can think of! You’ll find the full line-up below to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holder Ideas - Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

Today I’m sharing some pretty gift card holders for several different occasions.  I had such a good time combing through my stamps and supplies to come up with just the right sentiments and embellishments for each one.  I pulled from a lot of different stamp sets and dies to create this pretty trio. While each card is different, they all have a few things in common.

  • I used the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper on each of them.  The floral images in this 6 x 6 paper collection are simply beautiful.
  • The pretty scalloped trim on each front flap is from the Ornate Border dies.
  • On the inside, I used a small Stitched Rectangle to cut the opening for the gift card.

Here’s a look at each one….

Special Occasion Gift Card Holder Ideas -Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

Obviously, the occasion here is a birthday.  I used the Label Me Pretty stamp set and heat embossed the image in white embossing powder, then punched it with the coordinating Pretty Label punch.  The small flowers are from the Bouquet Bunch dies.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holders Ideas - Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

The inside sentiment is from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set and is stamped in Lovely Lipstick ink.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holders Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

For a special Thank You, the sentiment from the So Sentimental stamp set worked well.  It’s stamped in Blackberry Bliss ink and cut using the coordinating Stitched So Sweetly dies.  The flower is stamped using the Beautiful Friendship stamp set in Gorgeous Grape ink and hand cut.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holder Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

I reached for the Painted Harvest stamp set for the inside sentiment here.  Again, it’s stamped in Blackberry Bliss ink.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holder Ideas-Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

I chose this one as a Mother’s Day card.  I thought the sentiment, from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set was perfect.  It’s stamped in Melon Mambo ink and cut out with the Layering Oval dies.  The flowers were also stamped from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set and cut with the coordinating Bouquet Bunch dies.

Special Occasion Gift Card Holder Ideas- Rosanne Mulhern stampin up

The inside sentiment is from the Tea Together stamp set. This one is my favorite.  I created this to send to my daughter, Emily, for Mother’s Day.  I’m hoping I’ll be able to spend some time with her that day but I guess that’s still uncertain.  So I wanted something especially pretty to give her with a gift card.

I’ll be posting another gift card holder tomorrow using the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper.  I’ll also have a tutorial offer for these cards.

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 13th, when we will say “Goodbye to January Mini and 2019 Annual Catalog and/or Hello to 2020 Annual Catalog.” The Design Team will showcase their favorites from the retiring catalogs or new products from the new catalog. Don’t miss the fun! And, until then, please stay safe.

Pals Blog Hop Line-Up

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  3. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  4. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  5. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  6. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  7. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  8. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps, Ink
  9. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen
  10. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  11. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  12. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  14. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  15. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  16. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  17. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  18. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  19. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  20. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  21. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  22. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  23. Leah O’Brien at Ink, Paper, Stamps, Oh My!
  24. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards

Thanks for stopping by today and enjoy the Hop!

Take care and be well,

Rosanne

 

Life is Better with a Touch of Gold

Stampin Up Ornate Garden with Colorful Seasons Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

Good Monday to you!  As we are hunkered down for another week of staying home and hopefully safe, I’m so thankful for a lot of things and stamping is among them.  I’ve been kept busy these past few weeks doing something I absolutely love and enjoy.  I’ve also been doing a little cross-stitching as well as a lot of reading. Also walking so I don’t miss the beautiful spring outside.  I hope you’re finding lots to do as well.  Let me know in the comments below what your doing to keep busy and your mind on better things.

My card today is another result of playing with the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper.  I usually have a problem using all the DSP in a collection.  However, I’ve already opened my second pack of this one.

Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper #152488 $15.00

Materials & Measurements

  • Whisper White Thick card stock:  cut at 4 1/4″ x 11, scored at 5 1/2″
  • Gold Foil: cut at 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
  • DSP panel: cut at 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Whisper White banner: cut at 2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Gold Foil for banner
  • Whisper White & Gold Foil scraps for daisies

Details

  • Adhere the gold foil and DSP panels directly to the card base creating 1/8″ margins for each.
  • Using the Ornate Layers Dies, cut the scalloped banner from gold foil.
  • Special Note: I cut the banner from the center of the gold foil panel to save a little paper.  It’s not evident, once the DSP is glued over it.
  • On the Whisper White banner piece, stamp the sentiment which is from the  Colorful Seasons stamp set in Versa Mark ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.
  • Affix this to the gold scalloped banner and glue to the top center of the card.Stampin Up Ornate Garden with Colorful Seasons Card Ideas - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup
  • Stamp 3 small daisies from Daisy Lane stamp set in Versa Mark ink and heat emboss them in gold embossing powder.  Punch with the medium daisy punch.
  • Punch an additional 3 daisies from gold foil and 3 from Whisper White card stock.  Layer to create each flower.
  • Add the flowers to the bottom of the banner with dimensionals.

  • I kept the inside very simple and just stamp another daisy and heat embossed it on Whisper White card stock.
  • It’s matted on a piece of gold foil.  I cut another scalloped banner from this piece also to use on another project.

Stampin Up Ornate Garden with Colorful Seasons Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

This card could be used for many different occasions: wedding, anniversary, birthday, thinking of you, thank you and more.  Just pick an appropriate sentiment for the inside or write your own personal note.  I think it’s good to have a few of these types of cards on hand.

Once again, I thank you for spending some time with me today and hope you have a good day.  I’m going to try to reflect on the fact that it’s Holy Week and despite the fact that it certainly won’t be like any other Easter, there’s still much to be thankful for and rejoice in.

Please take care of yourself and those you love,

Rosanne

 

 

 

 

******APRIL MONTHLY BONUS REWARDS ******

I’m truly appreciative of each and every order.  To show my appreciation, here’s what you’ll receive during the month of April…

  • 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month with any order of $50 (before tax & shipping).  As you probably guessed, this month’s set is Ornate Garden and Ornate Thanks.
  • A sample pack of 12 6 x 6 pieces of the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper and the 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month for any order of $75 or more (before tax & shipping)
  • Every order will receive a handmade card.  This month’s card is a pretty gift card holder that can be used for any occasion and would be perfect for Mother’s Day.

APRIL HOST CODE:  MY6FAQU2

Please use the host code above when you shop through my online store.  However, if your order is $150 or more, there’s no need to use the code as you’ll receive your own Stampin’ Rewards.                                                               Click HERE to shop

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Peek of Petal Pink with Ornate Garden

Hello…it’s Saturday but then again every day this week felt like Saturday! I hope you are doing well. We’ve been doing our part by staying home.  Fortunately, my husband and I enjoy walking so that’s been our outdoor activity at least twice a day.  We also have an ongoing scrabble game with a $$ prize that usually lasts a few days at a time.  And we developed the perfect amount of togetherness and alone time for our hobbies.  So needless to say, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the craft room!

My card today features a pattern from the new Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper.  Here, have a look…

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinupWith so many pretty patterns in this paper collection, it’s hard to pick a favorite.  But this pretty floral with a touch of gold metallic is at the top of my list.

Materials & Measurements

  • Whisper White thick card base:  cut at 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″
  • Petal Pink card stock layer: cut at 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″
  • Whisper White card stock rectangular panel: see explanation below
  • Petal Pink card stock (inside panel): cut at 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Whisper White card stock (inside panel): cut at 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Subtle DSP & Petal Pink card stock scraps (for inside panel and envelope)

Details

  • After preparing all the cuts mentioned above, I cut 3 stitched squares from Gold Foil using the Stitched Shapes dies.
  • Using a square die a little smaller than the stitched one, I then cut 3 squares from the DSP.
  • I colored random corner flowers on the DSP squares using the Dark Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend before adhering it to the stitched gold foil square.
  • Then I glued the gold foil to the rectangular Whisper White panel, which was then glued to the Petal Pink mat. Instead of trying to measure the rectangular panel, I simply glued the squares leaving to a piece of Whisper White card stock and trimmed around them, leaving a very thin border.  I know this is not very precise but it worked for me.

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea- Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • Using the Stamparatus, I positioned the sentiment, which is from Good Morning Magnolia stamp set and heat embossed it with gold embossing powder.
  • I wrapped a piece of retired gold baker’s twine around the card twice and tied the bow.
  • Lastly, this panel was adhered to the card base with a piece of fun foam for added dimension .

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea -Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • Keeping the inside simple, I stamped the sentiment, also from Good Morning, Magnolia with Early Espresso ink and added a strip from the 6 x 6 Subtle DSP.

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

I know that the Ornate Garden Suite of products has only been released this week, but I probably have a month’s worth of projects already created with it.  But I promise to highlight other sets and products in between!

Thank you for taking time from your day to stop by.  I hope you have a wonderful weekend and find time to relax and enjoy some peacefulness in the midst of the uncertainty we find ourselves in these days.

******APRIL MONTHLY BONUS REWARDS ******

I’m truly appreciative of each and every order.  To show my appreciation, here’s what you’ll receive during the month of April…

  • 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month with any order of $50 (before tax & shipping).  As you probably guessed, this month’s set is Ornate Garden and Ornate Thanks.
  • A sample pack of 12 6 x 6 pieces of the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper and the 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month for any order of $75 or more (before tax & shipping)
  • Every order will receive a handmade thank you card from me that you can save or resend.

APRIL HOST CODE:  MY6FAQU2

Please use the host code above when you shop through my online store.  However, if your order is $150 or more, there’s no need to use the code as you’ll receive your own Stampin’ Rewards.                                                               Click HERE to shop

Please take care and stay well,

Rosanne

 

 

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