Simply Said in COLOR!


Say it all with the Simply Said Stamp Set on page 19 in the Annual Catty.

Simply Said Stamp

This sentiment-only stamp set is a paper crafting staple you can use all year long, year after year. Sentiments include birthday, thanks, thinking of you, missing you, celebration, and more! You can use this set to make a playful and colorful card, especially when paired with the Full of Life 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper.

Full of Life DSP

Add bursts of color to your paper crafts with this fun paper pack. The gorgeous watercolor designs were hand painted by Stampin’ Up! artisans. Choose from organic squares, circles, color wheels, and brushstroke designs to add visual interest to all your projects.  You can find it on page 43 in the catalog.

This pack of paper has 48 sheets of double-sided designs which means your card making possibilities are endless. Here’s one easy idea to try.

Simply Said Hello Card

Here’s how to make this card.


· Stamp SetsSimply Said (163756)

· Cardstock – Basic White (159276)

· Stamp Pads – Pumpkin Pie (147086); Crushed Curry (147087); Berry Burst (147143); Granny Apple Green (147095); Azure Afternoon (161663)

· Misc. – Full of Life 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (DSP) (163357); Spotlight on Nature Dies (163580); Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755); Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels (158987)


· Basic White 8 ½” x 5 ½”; 2” square

· Berry Burst: 2 ½” square

· Full of Life: (2) ½” x 5 ½”

Instructions :

1. Fold Basic White carstock in half and crease to create card base.

2. Ink ‘hello’ phrase using Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Berry Burst, Granny Apple Green and Azure Afternoon ink and stamp randomly over card base.

3. Ink ‘hello’ phrase using Azure afternoon ink and stamp onto Basic White square. Die-cut using Spotlight on Nature circle die.

4. Die-cut Berry Burst circle. Adhere under ‘hello’ circle.

5. Adhere 2 Full of Life paper strips to card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

6. Attach circle phrase to card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

7. Add 3 Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels to complete card. 


July PP ~ love the box????


The box certainly got my attention.  I can't decide to gift it or keep it!  This is the information about the July PAPER PUMPKIN ~ you'll make beautiful cards with watercolor designs and pretty layers.

  • Makes 9 cards:  3 each of 3 designs
  • The cards and envelopes are printed
  • Precut paper pieces and embellishments are included
  • Colors include:  Calypso Coral, Gray Granite, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow & Old Olive


Spotlight on Nature Bundle

Spotlight on Nature 1


Spotlight on Nature Bundle, page 69 AC ~ additional 10% off in June


· Stamp Set: Spotlight on Nature (163579)

· Spotlight on Nature Bundle (163581) *10% Discount with purchase of the bundle

· Lost Lagoon Cardstock (133679)

· Basic White (159276)

· Thoughtful Journey Designer Series Paper (163303)

· Ink: Lost Lagoon (161678)

· Blooming Pearls (162238)

· Spotlight on Nature Dies (163580)

· Stampin’ Dimensionals (104330)


· Lost Lagoon Cardstock 8 ½” x 5 ½” scored at 4 ¼” and 2 1/8”; 4” x 4”

· Basic White 5 ¼” x 4”; 3 3/8” x 3 3/8”

· Thoughtful Journey DSP 2 pieces 5 ¼” x 1 7/8”


· Cut and fold the Lost Lagoon Card Base. Fold the 4 ¼” score line and the turn the 2 1/8” score line back on itself.

· Stamp the leaves on the Basic White 5 ¼” x 4” in Lost Lagoon Ink on the right side. Adhere this to the inside of the card.

· Adhere the two pieces of Thoughtful Journey Designer Series Paper to the front and inside piece (see pictures)

· Stamp the large flower in Lost Lagoon ink on the Basic White piece 3 3/8” x 3 3/8”. Also stamp the Thanks sentiment in Lost Lagoon ink. Cut out using the 2nd to largest die. I used the one with the 3 points (flower)

· Cut out Lost Lagoon 4” x 4” using the largest die – the one with the lines.

· Adhere the flower piece to the Lost Lagoon piece and to the front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Be sure and only put the dimensionals on the left side

· Add the Blooming Pearls to the front