Stampin’ Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

I used the fun Cactus Cuties stamp set bundle from Stampin’ Up! to create my card to share with you today.

Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

My card design was inspired by The Paper Players PP580.

I started by adhering a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to the front of an Evening Evergreen card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered a strip of Garden Green DSP from the Regals 6″ x 6″ DSP pack to the card front with Stampin’ Seal.  I cut another panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies and I adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Seal.

Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

I cut another strip of Garden Green DSP with the same Stitched Rectangle Die and then adhered the strip across the brick paper die cut with Stampin’ Seal.  I cut a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP and a panel of Basic White card stock with one of the Tasteful Labels Dies.  I adhered the two die cuts together, one on top of the other, with Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

I stamped the flowerpot, cactus and flower images from the Cactus Cuties photopolymer stamp set in Cinnamon Cider, Garden Green and Highland Heather inks on a panel of Basic White card stock.  I punched the images out with the coordinating Cactus Builder Punch and adhered the pieces to the card front with Mini Glue Dots.

Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

I stamped the sentiment from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Highland Heather card stock, sprinkled it with white embossing powder from the Basics Embossing Powders and then heat embossed it.  I cut the sentiment out with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.  I added three Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels near the sentiment to finish the card front.

Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

I stamped the images from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Cinnamon Cider, Garden Green and Highland Heather inks on a panel of Basic White card stock to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies used to create this project, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.

I’ve created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

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I’m planning to go live on YouTube at 2:00 PM ET today!  Stop by my YouTube channel today at 2:00 PM ET to see my project made with the Soaring Swallows stamp set bundle!  Look forward to seeing you then!


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Here are all seven of the tutorials that you’ll get:

  • Daffodil Daydream
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Stampin' Up! Waves Of The Ocean

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Discover the depths of the ocean—and your artistic abilities—with the Waves of the Ocean Collection! This coastal collection includes an inspiring set of stamps and detailed dies, both early-release products from the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog. Plus, a pack of paper made from images of hand-poured paint, blue-hued foil sheets for a sea of shine, and radiant rhinestones for a splash of sparkle—each an exclusive product you can only purchase during the promotion period!

Promotion Details:

  • Waves Of The Ocean Product Collection available beginning March 1, 2022.
  • Ordering Deadline:  May 2, 2022; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • The Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set and Waves Dies can be ordered separately, if desired.
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    • Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper
    • Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper
    • Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels
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During the month of March, you can pick up the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount!  This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies.  Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Savings Are In Bloom Promotion Details:

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Evening Evergreen – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Highland Heather – Stitched Rectangle die cut
  • Basic White – eight Cactus Builder punches, 1/2″ x 3″ strip, Tasteful Labels die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Regals 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper – 1-3/4″ x 4-1/4″ panel, 1-3/4″ x 4″ panel cut with Stitched Rectangle die
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, Stitched Rectangle die cut, Tasteful Labels die cut

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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Cactus Cuties Just A Note Card

  1. What a cute cactus Amy – I love the pop of lilac for the flowers and sentiment strip, it compliments the greens and brick beautifully. Thanks for sharing with us over at The Paper Players this week!

  2. Amy, I love everything about this! The mix of patterns is awesome and I just love how the Highland Heather really pops with your color combo. Wonderful inspiration, as always. Thank you so much for playing along with my sketch this week over at The Paper Players!

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