Petal Palette Card – Free PDF Tutorial

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Today’s card was designed using the Stampin’ Up! Petal Palette Stamp Set.  Its one of my favorites.  I love the sentiments, cute little bird and the dotted background.  Oh so many possibilities!!
So, I thought I would share with you the gift I created for my dear friend Erin.  It was her birthday so we invited her and her husband over for dinner.  The center piece was this fun tissue wrapped and stamped gift.  I also created a smaller version of the card I’m sharing with you here today.
Inside the neatly wrapped package was “homemade” Vanilla Extract.  Yep, that’s right!! You can make your own Vanilla Extract and you can continue to add alcohol to it and refill it.  She was so surprised and loved her special package.  I thought I would share with you the receipt and link to get your Vanilla Beans.  
Thank you for stopping by Brandy’s Cards!! I hope you have a great day.  Happy Stamping!! Hugs, Brandy

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1. Use an Old Olive Stamp Pad to stamp your leaf/branch.
Tip: On this card I stamped a second branch on scrap paper and cut it out.  I used mini stampin dimensionals to pop it up off the stamped leaf.  It will give your card a bit more dimension.
2. Next, use a Memento Black Ink Pad to stamp your bird on scrap paper.  
3. Color the bird using Stampin’ Up Alcohol Markers.  
Tip: I used a combination of Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake.  
4. Hand cut our your bird and use a stampin dimensional to pop him up off the branch. 
5. Stamp the flower in Daffodil Delight Ink and hand cut it out.  Use a mini glue dot to adhere it to the branch. 
6. Add an embellishment to the center of the flower. I used a bright enamel shape. 
7. Finally, add the sentiment using Memento’s Black Ink. You can stamp on a piece of scrap paper and create a banner or cut a banner out and stamp on it.  
Tip: If you didn’t want to add a banner you could stamp directly on the image.  

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1. Cut a 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ piece of Basic Black Cardstock and fold it in half. This is your base.
2. Cut a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock. Center and adhere this piece to the top of the card base. 
3. Cut a 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ piece of Whisper White Cardstock.  Center and adhere this piece on top of the Crumb Cake Cardstock. 
4. Cut a 3-3/4″ x 5″ piece of Whisper White Cardstock. This piece is for the background.
5. Using a Memento Black Ink Pad to stamp the dotted background.
6. Cut a 3-7/8″ x 2-7/8″ piece of Basic Black Cardstock. This piece will mat the image.
7. Cut a 3-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock. Center and adhere this piece to the Basic Black Cardstock. 
8. Cut a 3-5/8″ x 2-5/8″ piece of Whisper White Cardstock. This piece is for your image.
Tip: Be sure to stamp your images before adhering it to the mat.

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Download FREE PDF 


Erin’s Birthday Gift – Homemade Vanilla Extract 



8 oz. Glass Bottle or Jar.

Vanilla Beans.

1 cup Vodka 70 Proof/35% Alcohol

(or you can also use Bourbon, Rum or Brandy; any brand/quality)

Food Network – Ina’s Homemade Vanilla Extract Video 

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Petal Palette Stamp Set

Item #145788

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Petals & More Thinlits

Item #145655

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Stampin’ Up! Card

for Inspiration!

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Old Olive Stamp Pad

Item #147090

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Daffodil Delight Stamp Pad

Item #147094

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Memento Stamp Pad 

Item #132708

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Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends

Item #144045

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Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends

Item #144601

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Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots

Item #148805


Color Challenge – March 2019

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I love to challenge my Team by giving them colors and letting them go to work. Its a wonderful way to grow in color and design. By participating, it forces you to work with colors you might not put together. It can be hard at times but oh so rewarding when it all comes together.

The colors for the March Color Challenge were Bermuda Bay, Rich Razzleberry and Crushed Curry. Keeping in mind the designers can stamp images in Archival Black and use either Whisper White or Vanilla Cardstock.

I like to offer a participation award for participating in the color challenge; therefore, I put all names in a hat and pulled out a winner. Yay!!  Congratulations to Christina Gabel & Niki Rettke for winning the adorable Stampin’ Up! Logo Socks.  Woo Hoo!

Thank you to all designers for submitting your beautiful cards.

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**For more creative inspiration some designers have blogs so be sure to click their names and visit their websites!**

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Design By ~ Ros Smith

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Design By ~ Donna Burke (1 of 2)

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Design By ~ Donna Burke (2 of 2)

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Design By ~ Niki Rettke

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Design By ~ Christina Gabel

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Design By ~ Brandy Cox

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Design By ~ Karen Thomas (1 of 2)

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Design By ~ Karen Thomas (2 of 2)

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Design By ~ Danielle Hosley

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Design By ~ Chris Buob

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Design By ~ Cathy Tamez

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Design By ~ Barbara Hagadorn

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Design By ~ Kathy McDaniel

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