Stampin’ Up! Wisteria Wishes Birthday Card

Happy Friday! I hope everyone has enjoyed a great week!

I used the gorgeous Wisteria Wishes Bundle, Gingham Embossing Folder and sentiments from the Cottage Rose Stamp Set to create this feminine birthday card. The purple shades of Fresh Freesia and Highland Heather go perfectly with touches of Old Olive!

A white panel was embossed using the Gingham Embossing Folder and I used a blending brush to lightly blend Old Olive ink across the surface, concentrating the color in the upper left corner of the panel. This panel was adhered to a mat in Fresh Freesia. A length of Fresh Freesia Open Weave Ribbon was wrapped around the top of the panel and secured to the back.

Two branches were cut using the Wisteria Dies and colored in using Stampin’ Blends in Crumb Cake and Old Olive inks. The branches were then adhered to the embossed panel, over top of the ribbon. I used the large and small detailed wisteria dies to die cut several blooms in Fresh Freesia and Highland Heather. The smaller blooms were adhered to the larger blooms, then the blooms were adhered to their branches on the embossed panel.

The “Happy Birthday” sentiment from the Cottage Rose Stamp Set was stamped onto a white sentiment label and the label was adhered to a mat in Highland Heather, then adhered to the card front. A bow was added to the upper left corner of the embossed panel and the panel was adhered to a card base in Highland Heather. A few Iridescent Pearls were also added to the card front.

A sentiment from the Cottage Rose Stamp Set was stamped onto the inside card panel, as well as wisteria blooms and leaves. For the envelope, I used a blending brush to lightly blend Old Olive ink onto the bottom front of the envelope and envelope flap. Additional wisteria blooms and leaves were stamped onto the envelope.

The Wisteria Wishes Bundle makes for such a pretty card. What do you think?

You can click on the image below to view and download the pdf tutorial for this card.

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Did you know that you can purchase supplies from me to make your own beautiful creations? And if you use my October Host Code, you will receive a free gift from me valued at $5 when you place an order of $25 or more (before shipping and tax). Use Host Code NJXR7J7B.

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Products used to make today’s card are included below along with links to each product that will take you to my online store.

Stampin’ Up Wisteria Wishes Christmas Card

The Wisteria Wishes Stamp Set makes beautiful wisteria blossoms hanging down from their vines, but did you know that when you turn the wisteria blossom stamps upside down they become pine trees? I have been anxiously awaiting the time I could show you this stamp set’s alternative use!

Today’s card features the Wisteria Wishes Stamp Set for a simple, quick, and easy card that you can put together for the holidays.

I started with a card base in Evening Evergreen and adhered a Soft Succulent mat to the card front. Who else loves these two colors together? A panel of Basic White cardstock was embossed using the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder then adhered to the card front – on top of the Soft Succulent mat.

A square of white cardstock was used to ink blend a “snow” hill onto the cardstock. I used Post It notes to mask off the hill and then blended in Starry Sky ink using blending brushes. I then used the 3-image wisteria blossom stamp and stamped pine trees first in Soft Succulent ink making sure that the base of the pine trees sat on the “snow hill” (the white area). I stamped the same image again, dropping the stamp a little lower. I then came back with the single wisteria blossom stamp and stamped over the trees in Evening Evergreen ink. The wisteria stamps make beautiful pine trees!

From the ink blended and stamped piece of cardstock I used one of the circle dies from the Layering Circles Dies set to die cut a partial scene. I also die cut a mat for this circle in Evening Evergreen using a slightly larger scalloped circle die.

A chose a sentiment from the Trees for Sale Stamp Set and stamped the sentiment onto a piece of white cardstock. The sentiment was die cut using the Layering Circles dies again, and an Evening Evergreen scalloped circle was added as a mat.

Both the sentiment label and the pine tree circle were adhered to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. The sentiment was placed in the upper left of the card front and the pine trees circle was placed in the lower right of the card front. A double bow was tied using Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon and adhered between the two circle groupings with a Mini Glue Dot. Several green Festive Pearls were also adhered to the card front.

For the inside of the card, I again masked the inside of the card using Post It Notes and blended in a Starry Sky. The pine trees were stamped using Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen. The inside panel was adhered to a Soft Succulent mat then adhered to the inside of the card. The envelope front and envelope flap were also ink blended and stamped with pine trees (wisteria blossoms).

Multiple cards with this design could be made quickly by simply expanding the size of white cardstock that you ink blend and stamp, allowing you to cut multiple circles of the ink blended background and pine trees! This design would also make a wonderful winter birthday card for either a male or female. Maybe leave the bow off if giving to a male or replace the ribbon with twine or linen thread.

I hope you enjoy this card project! I know I had fun creating it and it was so easy to put together!

To view, download and print the pdf tutorial for this card, click on the image below.

Wishing you all a wonderful day! Stay crafty!

Carol

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Stampin’ Up! has created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.   The promotion begins on September 1 and runs through September 30, 2022.

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Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

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Products used to create this card including links for each product that will take you to my online store are included below.
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