Stampin’ Up! Indescribable Gift Birthday Card

I used the beautiful flower image from the Indescribable Gift stamp set from Stampin’ Up! to create my card for the Stampin’ and Blogging Design Team today.  Be sure to stop by the other team member’s blogs to check out their beautiful creations with this sketch too!Indescribable Gift - Stamp With AmyK

Here is the Stamping and Blogging SB93 sketch this week, I hope that you’ll play along too!

Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 3.17.49 PMThe colors for my card were inspired by Just Us Girls #281.

Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 3.20.20 PMI started by inking up the raised part of the Spring Flowers Embossing Folder with my Brayer and Sahara Sand ink.  I carefully placed a panel of Very Vanilla card stock in the embossing folder and I ran it through the Big Shot.

Indescribable Gift 2 - Stamp With AmyK

I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Night of Navy card stock with SNAIL and to a Blushing Bride card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I stamped the flower image from the Indescribable Gift stamp set in StazOn Jet Black ink on a panel of Watercolor Paper.

Indescribable Gift 3 - Stamp With AmyK

I painted the flower images with my AquaPainter and Blushing Bride, Night of Navy and Sahara Sand inks, let the image dry completely, then I used my Silver Stampin’ Dazzle Marker and added just a touch of silver to the flower centers.  I cut the image out with one of the Circles Collection Framelits Dies and I adhered it with Fast Fuse to a circle that I’d cut with the next largest Circles Collection Framelits Die from Night of Navy card stock.  I adhered the layered image to the card front with SNAIL.

Indescribable Gift 1 - Stamp With AmyK

I cut thin strips from the Silver Foil Sheets, Blushing Bride DSP (from the Subtles DSP Stacks) and Sahara Sand card stock.  I punched each of the ends with the Banner Punch, then sponged a little Sahara Sand ink over the Blushing Bride DSP and I adhered the Silver Foil strip and the DSP strip with SNAIL to the card front.

I stamped the sentiment from the And Many More stamp set in Night of Navy ink on the Sahara Sand strip, wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around it and tied a knot, then adhered the sentiment strip to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I finished the card front by adhering three Pearl Basic Jewels to the flower image.

Spring Flowers Embossing Folder - Stamp With Amy K

When I was initially putting this card together, I’d started by inking the opposite side of my Spring Flowers embossing folder with Sahara Sand ink.  I decided that I didn’t care for that background behind the focal image, but I didn’t want it to go to waste, so I cut a strip off and adhered it to a panel of Very Vanilla card stock inside the card.

Now that you’ve seen my project, be sure to stop by the other Stamping & Blogging Design Team Member’s blogs to see what they’ve created with this sketch.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

February 15-28 Hostess Code:  GV7DYKPC

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift for February is your choice of any item valued up to $8.95 in either the 2014-15 Annual Catalog or the 2015 Occasions Catalog!


Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Feb 24 – Mar 2

Here are this weeks Weekly Deals:

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through March 2.


Updates to the Backorder List and Items Temporarily Unavailable

Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock date as well as the items that are low inventory and those that have been turned off temporarily due to backorder delays.

Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

138232: Arbre protecteur Photopolymer Stamp Set–February 26
137364: Happy  Heart Textured Impressions Embossing Folder–February 27
137366: Berry Basket Bigz L Die–February 27

Currently the following items are temporarily NOT ORDERABLE:

130995: Cherry Cobbler Assortment Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers
130998: Daffodil Delight Assortment Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers
130999: Old Olive Assortment Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers
130997: Pumpkin Pie Assortment Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers
137951: So You Simply Created Kit
137950: The Perpetual Birthday Calendar Project Kit
131262: Regals Stampin’ Write Markers
126199: Stampin’ Pierce Mat
126189: Paper Piercing Tool

Currently, the following items have LOW INVENTORY and will temporarily not be orderable once current inventory is depleted:

137866: Sahara Sand 7/8″ Lace Trim
131003: Rich Razzleberry Assortment Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers

I will continue to post the updated list as Stampin’ Up! provides the to us, so be sure to check my blog before ordering to avoid frustration when items are unavailable.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! 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. Happy Stamping!

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Blushing Bride – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Night of Navy – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Circles Collection Framelits die cut
  • Sahara Sand – 3/8″ x 3-3/4″ strip
  • Very Vanilla – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card), 5/8″ x 5-1/4″ strip (inside card)
  • Subtles Designer Series Paper Stacks – 1/4″ x 3-1/2″ strip
  • Silver Foil Sheets – 5/16″ x 4″ strip

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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32 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Indescribable Gift Birthday Card

  1. Sitting at the airport waiting to return home nd checking out your card today. I just love it. Thanks for all your inspiring beautiful cards. Wonderful to have had the chance to actual meet you. I look forward to your cards and ideas every day. Keep them coming

    • Thanks so much Ronnie! It was great to meet you too!! 🙂 I plan to keep posting ideas just as often as I can. Safe travels, hope that you make it out before the winter weather hits!!

  2. It’s so beautiful and elegant Amy! Really love how you did the embossing folder and then showed us both ways it could turn out 🙂 Your watercoloring of Indescribable Gift is just gorgeous and nice addition of the silver on the flowers and with the banner. Just an awesome card Amy!

  3. Your card is gorgeous Amy, I love everything about it. The colours are so different but work so well together, lovely and subtle. I also love the background you created by reinking your embossing folder, will have to case this one for sure.

  4. Lovely card! I just got that embossing folder and love how you’ve used it with Sahara Sand ink! The inside panel is nice too! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  5. Really pretty flowery card, Amy! I’ve never inked up an ef yet, but I’m sure some day I’ll get to that challenge…..You’ve made this sketch look so nice with all the open space it offers! Love it~

  6. Love the embossing folder technique you used…it’s such a pretty background to your beautiful card! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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