Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy Thinking of You Card

I needed a card for a friend who fell and broke her hip. She loves flowers and birds so when I got my Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy bundle I knew I had to use this variety bundle to make her a card.

PROJECT RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

The main ingredients are: 

  • Stamp Set(s):  Quite Curvy
  • Dies:  Curvy Dies
  • Cardstock: Petal Pink, Just Jade, Mint Macron, Whisper White, Very Vanilla
  • Ink: Mint Macron, Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Watercolor Pencils: Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, Flirty Flamingo
  • Blender Pen

TOOLS 

  • Your Base Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder
  • Die Cutting Machine: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine or the like
  • Adhesives of your choice such as Stampin’ Seal, Stampin Seal+, multipurpose liquid glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals)

TECHNIQUES  

  • Paper Trimming/Cutting
  • Scoring Paper
  • Stamping
  • Die Cutting
  • Fussy Cutting
  • Blending Pen Technique with Ink
  • Blending Pen Technique with Watercolor Pencils

MEASUREMENTS

  • Card Base: Petal Pink 8 ½”  x 5 ½” scored at 4 ¼”
  • Card Front: Just Jade  Panel size  4” x 4”
  • Inside Panel:  Very Vanilla 5” x 4” 
  • Whisper White 3” x 3” for circle
  • Whisper White 2” x 3” for sprigs
  • Mint Macaron 2” x 3” for sprigs
  • Whisper White two (2) pieces each measuring 2” x 4”

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ASSEMBLY

Prepare Your Cardstock

Cut/trim/score all cardstock and DSP as described above

Stamping & Die Cutting

  • Stamp the the curvy flowers and birds from the Quite Curvy stamp set on yor 2” x 4” pieces of Whisper White and color with water penciles. Blend with blender pen.
  • For the leaves I dipped the blender pen in Mint Macaron ink and colored them in
  • Stamp sentiment on center of 3” x 3”
  • Using your die cutting machine, cut out your 3” circle
  • Using your die cutting machine, cut the sprigs from the Whisper White and Mint Macaron cardstock
  • Using your die cutting machine, cut the flowers and birds

Putting it All Together

  1. Adhere the first panel 4” x 4” of Just Jade (I rounded my edges of the cardstock)
  2. Arrange your die cut sprigs as per your preference (channel your inner florist skills), and adhere to the center center of your card 
  3. Adhere your sentiment label on top of the sprigs
  4. Adhere your flowers and birds
  5. Decorate the piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and adhere it to the inside of your card

PRESTO!  The project is complete!

If you come across any errors in my ingredients and recipe, please let me know so I can amend my post content.  And, as your creative coach, I am here to help you with your projects – just reach out and I’ll be there!

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Published by Lisa Jurich's Stamping Nook

Hello! My name is Lisa and I’m an avid card maker. I’m here to share my projects, be your creative coach, give you fun project ideas for papercrafts, and provide tutorials. To me, helping someone put together that perfect project for a special occasion is the best feeling in the entire world. After all, creating cards and gift items is about more than just stamps and ink—it’s about sharing a part of yourself with the people you love. And, that is exactly what I’m here to help you do (and I bet you’ll teach me some new tricks of the trade too)!

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