Today’s post is another Stampin Up Picture Perfect #140520 card that features the Picture Perfect Stamp set in the Occasions catalog The images in this set really come to life because of the 2 step stamping technique and then heat embossed to add more textureer. The swirls from the Everything Eleanor #131987 added classic elegance to the all occasion card.
Today’s post is mostly about the Stampin Up Farmers Market DSP #138448. I used it for the background paper and added random “Fresh” images from the Stampin Up Farm Fresh (retired) stamp set. For all the vegetables except the lettuce, I cut them out of a piece of Market Fresh DSP. For the lettuce, I used the Market Fresh #138708 stamp set, colored it with Copic markers and then cut it out and popped it on top of all the other vegetables. I added a piece of twine to complete this super fun card.
When I saw the Market Fresh #138708 stamp set in the 2015-2016 Stampin Up catalog it was top on my list. I love stamps that play on words and “lettuce” be creative. Today’s card is one I made for a dear friend that recently retired from her 37 year federal government job. The background is textured using the Stampin Up Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I then added a strip of Farmers Market DSP #138448 and a few scraps of DSP hand cut into a banners and a piece of Washi Tape. The main panel is stamped using the all new and super fabulous Stampin Up Basic black Archival ink #140931. I used an array of Copic Markers to color the image and bring the lettuce to life!
After 24 years active duty in the US Naval nurse corp our sister CDR Blair Miles is officially retired and ready to start a new career outside the military. I used the now retired Maritime DSP and the Guy Greetings #137178 stamp set from Stampin Up.
The best part of retirement is the surprise party at her local microbrewery and all her friends, coworkers and subordinates turned out in force to pay tribute to a hard working officer and surgical nurse. I have included the crafty handiwork for her parting gifts and cake. All beer themed of course and very creative.
Fair winds and following seas baby sister!
Graduation season is upon us and the Stampin Up Bravo photopolymer stampset #135380 is the perfect set to make a great card. I made todays card for a co-worker who recently retired. I originally made the card for graduation cards and had 1 left over so I squeezed the Happy Retirement sentiment in to instantly transform the graduation card to a retirement card.
Today’s card is from a Guest artist- Sherry Rider who used the Best Year Ever DSP (no longer available) and some coordinating cardstock to cut the Balloons from the Stampin Up Balloon Framelits Dis #137362. Sherry also used the Stampin Up Hello You Thinlits to cut the big happy sentiment. She used other stamps to finish the sentiment for this adorable retirement card for a friend.