Stamping Handmade Hugs

When you can't hug in person, send a Handmade Hug you created, with Stamps, Paper & Ink!

March 26th

     It’s so funny how sometimes one of the new stamp sets just doesn’t trigger any creativity…until you see a card someone else has made. Does that happen to you? This was one of them for me…I’m not sure if I even noticed it was in the Occassion Catalog!

WMBB Collage

          I was at Onstage,(the biannual Stampin’ Up! conference for Demonstrators), and one of the Demonstrators presented this stamp set with several really cute cards. I knew right then and there, I would have to play with this set!

    This set has a lot of great sentiments to go with it, mostly birthday greetings. I used the “STILL SUSPICIOUSLY YOUNG LOOKING, I SEE” stamp for a card I made for a friend that just turned 65 but looks 50…or less.  I’ve used the sentiments from this set on non-Bird Banter cards that I’ve made.

   I used the masking technique on several of these cards. Here’s an example of masking on a card that I didn’t put in the above collage. I just stamp the image on some full-sticky Post-it notes. Then I fussy-cut right on, or just inside the line of the image. Then I have several masks that I can use for different cards. The mask is usually re-usable.

masking Collage

     If you are looking for and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would happy to be yours! I’m happy to answer product and technique questions.  If I know, I’ll tell you the answer. If I don’t know, I’ll find you the answer! I would be thrilled if you left a comment, question or suggestion in the comments section below all the products.

  All of the products used in my projects are available in my online store, just click on the products you would like and it will take you directly to my store!

  Please remember to use the Hostess Code at checkout!


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