Special Moments meets Simply Marbleous

Have you ever really wanted to play with something but didn’t know what to do? That’s how I was with these three products – Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper, Special Moments stamp set, and Layering Diorama dies. I couldn’t just use one of these but maybe if I put them together, I could create something.

I started by using the middle two of the Layering Diorama Dies to cut out the center from a card front from the Simply Marbleous DSP and a coordinating piece of Coastal Cabana cardstock. I then stamped the sentiment from Special Moments in Coastal Cabana on a card base of Basic White Thick Cardstock in Coastal Cabana. I used the Blending Brush and Coastal Cabana ink to add some color around the sentiment and fill in the white space. Once I adhered the pieces, I added a few white Classic Matte Dots on the Coastal Cabana layer. Considering it is a Sympathy card, I wanted to keep it muted.

I had the pieces leftover when I cut the Simply Marbleous DSP and Cardstock with the Layering Diorama Dies so I decided to make another card! I started with a card base of Coastal Cabana and stamped the sentiments with Coastal Cabana ink. I then cut out a piece of Basic White using the smallest Layering Diorama Die and stamped the sentiment in Coastal Cabana. I popped up the sentiment with dimensionals and adhered the other pieces to the card base with Stampin’ Seal. I thought it needed a little something else so I added a few black Classic Matte Dots scattered around the card front.

I could have stopped with those two cards but, well, I just had to make one more. For this card I still used the Simply Marbleous DSP and Special Moments stamp set but decided to change up the color. I also wanted to bring in the butterfly image from the Amazing Silhouettes. I decided on a piece of DSP with Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo and cut it into 3″x3″ pieces. I mounted the DSP on a 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ piece of Blushing Bride. I stamped the butterfly on Basic White with Flirty Flamingo ink and fussy cut the image. I then mounted that on the DSP and then mounted it on a Basic White 4″ x 5 1/4″ card front. Next I stamped the sentiment with Flirty Flamingo ink. I then tied a single knot in a piece of Black & White Gingham Ribbon and wrapped it around the card front above the sentiment. Finally I mounted the card front on a Flirty Flamingo card base.

I hope you enjoyed these three cards. They were made possible by Sale-a-bration. That’s right, the Simply Marbleous DSP is free when you purchase $50 or more of product from Stampin’ Up. The Special Moments stamp set is free when you purchase $100 or more of product. Don’t miss out on these amazing products. They are only available until February 28!

Product List

  • Special Moments stamp set #158081
  • Simply Marbleous 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper #158128
  • Flirty Flamingo cardstock #141416
  • Coastal Cabana cardstock #131297
  • Blushing Bride cardstock #131198
  • Basic White cardstock #159276
  • Basic White Thick cardstock #159229
  • Amazing Silhouettes stamp set #157814
  • Layering Diorama Dies #155565
  • Classic Matte Dots #158146
  • Black & White Gingham Ribbon #156485
  • Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin’ Pad #147052
  • Coastal Cabana Classic Stampin’ Pad #147097

Published by Papercrafting With Amanda

Greetings! I am excited to share my love for papercrafting with you. My main love is stamping and cardmaking but I also enjoy scrapbooking, tags, treat packaging, 3-D projects, and papermaking.

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