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  • Writer's pictureRick Adkins

Stampin' Up! Sending Sunshine to Brighten Your Day

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a clean and simple card using the Sending Smiles Bundle paired with the Splendid Day Speciality Designer Series Paper. I started off the card by attaching a piece of the Splendid Day Speciality Designer Series Paper to the card base made from Basic White Thick Cardstock.

handmade card by Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Rick Adkins

Next I added a stitched circle die cut from Basic White Cardstock that I used the Stitched Shapes Dies. For the stamping I used Flirty Flamingo Ink for the center of the flowers and Poppy Parade Ink for the petals of the flowers. The stems where stamped with Old Olive Ink.

handmade card by Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Rick Adkins

For the sentiment I took a piece of Basic White Cardstock and attached a piece of the the Adhesive Sheets to the back. I then used my Blending Brushes to ink blend Flirty Flamingo Ink on one side and Poppy Parade Ink on the other. I blended the two colors together in the center. I then cut out the thin sending die from the this Cardstock. After die cutting the then sending I added it to the shadow sending die (that was cut from Basic White Cardstock).

handmade card by Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Rick Adkins

I finished off the card by adding the sub sentiment stamped in Versamark Ink onto a piece of Basic Black Cardstock. I then covered the sentiment with Copper Embossing Powder from the Metallic Embossing Powders. I used one of the sentiment strip dies from the Sending Dies to cut out the sub sentiment.

handmade card by Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Rick Adkins

I finished off the card by adding a few Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card that I colored with the Poppy Parade Stampin' Blends. If you need any of the supplies that I used today, you can find all the supplies listed below in the Shopping List below.

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Upcoming Classes:

Weekly Online Card Class To Go:

Come and stamp with me for this week’s Live Stream Sending Smiles Class To Go on (Thursday, December 15th, 2022), at 3 pm CST (4 pm EST, 2 pm Mt, 1 pm PST) on both my Facebook Business Page & my YouTube Channel as we create three quick & easy all occasion cards.

Make & Takes:

If you place an order ($35 minimum before tax and shipping) by the end of the day on Sunday, December 11th, I will send you the Make and Takes for FREE! If you’d like the Make and Takes for this week’s class, make sure to use host code AP6BTCFG. Orders over $50 will also get a pack of Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels for FREE!

Crafty Corner Monthly Online Card Club:

Join me for my Monthly Online Card Club! November I am featuring the Hope & Prayer Stamp Set! Click here for more details!

Wildlife Wonder PAWS Class:

Join me as we use our creative gifts to create some cute and simple projects to protect animals with stamping! I have a wonderful stamp set picked out this month that features some beautiful creatures and wonderful all occasion sentiments. Find out how to register and more details about the class by clicking here!

Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins


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