Vintage Verses Sneak Peek

I’m sharing another sneak peek of some new items in the Spring 2013 Stampin’ Up catalog and a Sale-A-Bration stamp set.  The stamp set is Vintage Verses and is only available during Sale-A-Bration which is Stampin’ Ups awesome once a year sale where you can earn free stamp sets, designer paper and accessories for every $50 that you spend!  Sale-A-Bration starts January 22, 2013 and ends March 22, 2013 so get your shopping lists ready!

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Here is the list of products that you will need to make this card:

  • Vintage Verses (available Jan. 22-Mar. 22, 129633 wood, 129636 clear)
  • Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)
  • Simply Scored Borders Scoring Plate (available Jan. 3, 126192)
  • Apothecary Accents Framelits (127003)
  • Tea for Two Designer Series Paper (available Jan. 3, 129311)
  • Antique Brads (117273)
  • Pearl Basic Jewels (119247)
  • Island Indigo 3/8″ Ruffle Ribbon (122974)
  • Island Indigo Classic Stampin’ Pad (126986)
  • Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad (126974)
  • So Saffron Card Stock (105118)
  • Island Indigo Card Stock (122923)
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock (101650)
  • Glue Dots (103683)
  • Stamping Sponges (101610)

I started with an Island Indigo card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″.  I cut a strip of the Tea for Two DSP and a strip of So Saffron card stock both to 5-1/4″ x 2-1/8″.  Then I sponged the edges of the So Saffron card stock with Early Espresso ink.  Next, I used the Simply Scored Borders Scoring Plate to make the stitch design across the lower part of the So Saffron Card Stock.  Then I overlapped and adhered the two strips of paper together to form a 5-1/4″ x 4″ panel.  I wrapped and adhered a strip of Island Indigo Ruffle Ribbon around the center where the two sheets overlapped.  Then I created the bow by looping the ribbon twice and opening a brad and squeezing the ribbon between the brad prongs (thanks Sandi MacIver for the beautiful bow idea!!) and I adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.  Then I went to work on the sentiment panel.  I used the Thanks sentiment from the Vintage Verses set and I stamped it in Island Indigo ink on Very Vanilla card stock.  I sponged the edges with Early Espresso ink and I cut the sentiment out using the end of the largest Apothecary Accents Framelit.  That die cut matches the new Simply Scored Borders Scoring Plate, so I used that to emboss the border of the sentiment.  I adhered the die cut to the card front and finished it by adding two Basic Pearls to each side of the So Saffron strip.

As you can probably tell, I’m loving the new Simply Scored Borders Scoring Plate.  Stampin’ Up! has put a video together to show you how to use it.  It also gives you a full view of the new plate.  Two tips that I can give you, make sure that you flip the card stock over so that the back side of your project is facing up before you start to emboss and make sure that you go slowly, that makes it much easier to stay in the scoring grooves.  I’ve been having a lot of fun playing with mine and I hope that you’ll give it a try when it’s available too.

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions.  Don’t forget about my December ordering special.  You could win the Button Buddies stamp set!  Click on my Rewards tab above to read all about it.

Happy Stamping!

Amy

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