10 Cards 1 Kit The Stamps of Life May Card Kit
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The Stamps of Life May 2020 Card Kit – 10 Cards 1 Kit

10 Cards 1 Kit The Stamps of Life May Card Kit

The Stamps of Life May 2020 card kit was released on May 15 and I’m excited to share with you the 10 cards that I made with this kit. This kit corresponds to the monthly stamp and die set called tortie2stamp. There are so many fun products in the May card kit.

The Stamps of Life May Card Kit

The color pallet for this month is banana, green apple, blue jay, spearmint, ocean, gingersnap, cherry, blueberry, and powdered sugar.  This kit comes with 12 cardstock sheets — one in each color plus four powdered sugar cardstock sheets. The petite paper pad is the Special Friend Collection and comes with 24 double sided sheets of patterned paper. It also includes two sheets of turtles in various sizes that match the monthly stamp set, tortie2stamp, which can be die cut with the corresponding shadow dies from the tortie2stamp die set and the moretorties2stamp die set. There are a total of 16 turtles that can be die cut. This makes for a lot of quick and easy cards!

The card kit also comes with a flower die set, a sentiment stamp set, a “Special Friend” word die, epoxy dots, 9 chipboard sentiment pieces, flower puffy stickers, two ribbon (green apple and blueberry), idea card, a large storage envelope to put everything in, and a set of envelopes. 

As a special bonus, starting this month, The Stamps of Life is including TWO FREE die sets in every card kit through December 2020. Let me just say that these are not small dies…Nope! They are large die sets! The two free items in my kit are the apple dies ($16.41 value) that match the apple2stamp set and the circle stitched only dies ($18.99 value).  That a $35 value in FREE gifts! Every card kit club member may receive different freebies.

More information on The Stamps of Life clubs can be found here.

Watch a Video Tutorial of all 10 Cards here.

 

Card 1

Happy Anniversary Turtle Card

Supplies

  1. Heart Cluster Die
  2. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Blueberry, Cherry
  3. MoreTorties2Stamp
  4. MoreTorties2Stamp Dies
  5. Special Friend Paper Pad
  6. Ribbon
  7. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for coloring the turtle stamps)
  8. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for coloring the turtle stamps)
  9. Copic Markers
  10. Art Glitter Glue

Card 2

May Card Kit_Special_Friend_Logo 

Supplies

  1. Circle Background A2 Die Set
  2. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Banana, Blueberry
  3. Special Friend paper pad
  4. Ribbon
  5. 1 1/2 Circle Punch
  6. Special Friend Die (Card Kit)
  7. Scor Tape
  8. Art Glitter Glue

Card 3

May Card Kit_Special_Friend_Scallop_Logo

Supplies

  1. Cardstock – Powdered Sugar, Spearmint, Green Apple, Cherry
  2. Special Friend paper pad
  3. Border Dies
  4. Stitched Circle Die
  5. Scalloped Circle Die
  6. Windmill Class Kit – Tulip Dies used for flower stems (no longer available)
  7. Puffy Stickers (card kit)
  8. Special Friend Word Die (card kit)
  9. Cherry Ribbon
  10. Art Glitter Glue

Card 4

May Card Kit_Enjoy_Logo

Supplies

  1. Cardstock-Powdered Sugar, Banana, Green Apple
  2. Stitched Circle Dies
  3. IceCreamTruck2Stamp
  4. IceCream Truck2Stamp Dies
  5. Special Friend paper pad
  6. Epoxy Dots (card kit)
  7. Ink Pad– Cherry
  8. Pinata2Stamp Dies (pom pom on party hat)
  9. Ink – Forever Black (for sentiment)
  10. Ink Refills – Cherry, Banana, Blue Jay, Green Apple, Ocean
  11. Water Brush
  12. Enjoy stamp from sentiment stamp set (card kit)
  13. Bristol Smooth Cardstock(for watercoloring the sentiment stamp)
  14. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for coloring the cake stamp)
  15. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black
  16. Copic Markers – R20, R21, R22/Y13, Y15, Y17/BG15
  17. Art Glitter Glue

Card 5

May Card Kit_FlipIt_LogoMay Card Kit_FlipIt_Inside_Logo

Supplies

  1. Triple Circle Flip-it Die Set – No longer available, but you can use any flip-it card base from The Stamps of Life
  2. Cardstock– Ocean, Green Apple, Cherry
  3. Border Dies
  4. Torties2Stamp
  5. Torties2Stamp Dies
  6. Special Friend paper pad
  7. Ink– Cherry, Green Apple
  8. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for coloring the turtles)
  9. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for coloring the turtles)
  10. Copic Markers
  11. Puffy Stickers (card kit)
  12. Flower Die (card kit)
  13. Art Glitter Glue

 

Card 6

May Card Kit_Special_Friends_Logo

Supplies

  1. Grid Die Set
  2. Cardstock– Gingersnap, Cherry
  3. Torties2Stamp
  4. Torties2Sstamp Dies
  5. MoreTorties2Stamp
  6. MoreTorties2Stamp Dies
  7. Special Friend paper pad
  8. Green Apple Ribbon (card kit)
  9. Chipboard sentiment (card kit)
  10. Special Friend word die (card kit)
  11. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for coloring the cake stamp)
  12. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black
  13. Art Glitter Glue
  14. Copic Markers: Yellow – Y13, Y15, Y17/ Green YG11, YG13, YG17/ Pink R20, R21, R22/Blue B24, B26, B28/ Brown E21, E23, E27, E25

Card 7

  May Card Kit_Birthday_Logo   

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Spearmint, Banana, Cherry, Blueberry
  2. 5 x 7 Box Card Set
  3. Special Friend paper pad
  4. Stitched ONLY Circle Dies
  5. Circle Dies
  6. White Twine
  7. Zots (glue dots)
  8. Art Glitter Glue

Card 8

May Card Kit_Happy_Logo 

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Green Apple
  2. Torties2Stamp
  3. Torties2Sstamp Dies
  4. BrushStrokes2Stamp
  5. Square Die
  6. Enjoy paper pad
  7. Inks– Green Apple, Cherry, Banana, Blue Jay, Forever Black
  8. Happy Sentiment Stamp (card kit)
  9. Happy Statement Set (for “Birthday” stamp  on inside of card not shown)
  10. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for coloring the cake stamp)
  11. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black
  12. Art Glitter Glue
  13. Misti Stamping Tool
  14. Copic Markers

Card 9

May Card Kit_Sunshine_Logo

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Banana, Blueberry, Cherry
  2. Special Friend paper pad
  3. Ink– Banana, Cherry, Blueberry
  4. Sentiment Chipboard (card kit)
  5. Flower Die (card kit)
  6. Art Glitter Glue

Card 10

May Card Kit_YouRock_Logo

UPDATE TO CARD 10: The small “You Rock” word die is not available in the guitar die set. It came with my design team shipment, but The Stamps of Life decided to not include it in the final packaging. Another option is the large “You Rock” word die. Here’s a link – https://thestampsoflife.com/you-rock-dies.html

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Blue Jay, Banana, Powdered Sugar, Spearmint
  2. Circle Dies
  3. Stitched Circle Dies
  4. Guitar Dies
  5. Special Friend paper pad
  6. Ink– Banana
  7. Art Glitter Glue

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Lisa

10 Cards 1 Kit April 2020 The Stamps of Life Card Kit
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The Stamps of Life April 2020 Card Kit – 10 Cards 1 Kit

10 Cards 1 Kit April 2020 The Stamps of Life Card Kit The Stamps of Life April 2020 card kit was released on April 15 and I’m excited to share with you the 10 cards that I made with this kit. This kit corresponds to the monthly stamp and die set called mushrooms2stamp. There are so many fun products in the April card kit. The Stamps of Life April Card Kit The color pallet for this month is banana, sky, lemonade, artichoke, kiwi, cranberry, strawberry, gingersnap, and powdered sugar.  This kit comes with 12 cardstock sheets — one in each color plus four powdered sugar cardstock sheets. The petite paper pad is the Enjoy Collection and comes with 24 double sided sheets of patterned paper. It also includes two sheets of mushrooms in various sizes that match the monthly stamp set which can be die cut with the corresponding shadow die from the mushrooms2stamp die set. There are also two sheets of gnomes that can be die cut with the gnomes2stamp die set. There are a total of 30 mushrooms and 16 gnomes that can be die cut. This makes for a lot of quick and easy cards! The card kit also comes with mushroom puffy stickers, epoxy dots, a sentiment stamp set, two ribbon (white and a green/white gingham), a word die set with the word “Enjoy,” a tag die set, and chipboard pieces that include sentiments, flowers, and banners. This month, there is a free gift included in the card kit which are two drop-in dies for the tag die. One of the drop-in dies has the words “For You.” The other drop-in die has beautiful background of flowers.

More information on The Stamps of Life clubs can be found here.

Watch a Video Tutorial of all 10 Cards here.

 

 

Card 1

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Word Stand-up A2 Card Die Set
  2. Cardstock– Strawberry, Kiwi, Artichoke, Powdered Sugar, Sky
  3. Mushroom2Stamp Dies
  4. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Inks– Licorice, Kiwi

Card 2

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit  

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Kiwi, Artichoke, Sky
  2. Mushroom2Stamp Dies
  3. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  4. Enjoy paper pad
  5. Inks– Artichoke, Gingersnap, Kiwi
  6. Circle Dies
  7. “Smile” Chipboard Piece (card kit)
  8. Mushroom Puffy Stickers (card kit)

Card 3

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Cardstock-Powdered Sugar, Kiwi, Artichoke, Banana, Cranberry, Lemonade
  2. Mushroom2Stamp Dies
  3. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  4. Photo Frame Die Set
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Inks– Artichoke, Kiwi, Banana
  7. Ladybugs2Love Stamp
  8. Summer4Fun Dies (sun)
  9. Enjoy Word Die (card kit)

Card 4

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Cardstock-Powdered Sugar, Artichoke, Cranberry
  2. Mushroom2Stamp Dies
  3. Enjoy paper pad
  4. Gingham Ribbon (card kit)

Card 5

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Gingersnap, Cranberry
  2. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  3. Enjoy paper pad
  4. Banner Chipboard Piece (card kit)
  5. Gingham Ribbon (card kit)

Card 6

    The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit    

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Sky, Cranberry, Lemonade, Gingersnap
  2. Mushroom Fold-it
  3. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  4. Border Die
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Inks– Lemonade, Cranberry, Gingersnap, Kiwi
  7. Oval Dies
  8. “Celebrate” Chipboard Piece (card kit)
  9. Mushroom Puffy Stickers (card kit)
  10. Epoxy Dot (card kit)
  11. Glue Dots

Card 7

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit  

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Sky
  2. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  3. Enjoy paper pad
  4. Banner Chipboard Piece (card kit)
  5. Epoxy Dot (card kit)
  6. White ribbon (card kit)

Card 8

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit  

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Sky, Strawberry, Banana, Artichoke
  2. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  3. Border Die
  4. Scalloped Rectangle Die
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Inks– Gingersnap, Artichoke
  7. Enjoy Die (card kit)
  8. Flower Chipboard Pieces (card kit)

Card 9

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Banana, Artichoke, Kiwi
  2. Mushrooms2Stamp Dies
  3. Border Die
  4. Scalloped Circle Die
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Inks– Kiwi, Artichoke
  7. Enjoy Die (card kit)
  8. Epoxy Dots (card kit)

Card 10

The Stamps of Life April Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. Circle Flip-it
  2. Cardstock– Powdered Sugar, Artichoke
  3. Mushrooms2Stamp Dies
  4. Gnomes2Stamp Dies
  5. Enjoy paper pad
  6. Ink– Artichoke
  7. Tag Die (card kit)
  8. Epoxy Dots (card kit)
  9. Gingham Ribbon (card kit)

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Lisa

Ballgown Avery - Paper Nest Dolls
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Paper Nest Dolls – Ballgown Avery Card

Hello!

Here’s another card using a beautiful stamp from the Paper Nest Dolls. This one is called “Ballgown Avery.” My son asked me to make him a card for his friend’s Quinceañera and I immediately knew this stamp would be perfect since Avery is dressed in a ballgown. I tried to replicate my son’s friend as best as I could, coloring her dress red and hair brown.  After all, red was the color of her actual dress.

Ballgown Avery - Paper Nest Dolls

Here’s a look at the inside of the card.

BallgownAveryInside

For a tutorial on how I made this card, watch my YouTube video here:

 

Markers
Dress: Spectrum Noir DR7, DR5, DR1, CR11, CR8
Hair: Copic W10, E49, E77, E47, E57
Skin: Copic E21, E11, E00
Flowers: Copic Y13, Y15, Y17
Ribbon: Copic G94, G99

Supplies

  1. Paper Nest Dolls Ballgown Avery Stamp – https://www.papernestdolls.com/product/ballgown-avery/
  2. Sizzix Regal Dies by Stephanie Barnard – htmzn.to/2YtXqV2tps://a
  3. Sizzix Framelits Dotted Ovals by Stephanie Barnard 561840 – https://amzn.to/2ykrwzN
  4. Echo Park Sweet Summertime 6 x 6 Paper Pad (Red Paper) – I used the 6 x 6 paper pad. I could only find a link to the 12 x 12 paper – https://amzn.to/2SMxp2c
  5. White Doily – Recollections – Purchased at Michaels
  6. Anna Griffin Perfect Palette II in Everyday Colors (yellow card stock) – This item is sold out on HSN. Any yellow card stock will suffice.
  7. Queen and Co Layered Flowers – white and red – https://queenandcompany.com/collections/flowers
  8. Walnut Stain Distress Ink – https://amzn.to/2SO3Z3G
  9. Blending Tool – https://amzn.to/2YvcIZY
  10. Tombow Liquid Glue – https://amzn.to/32ZHltO
  11. Scor Tape 1/4 inch – https://amzn.to/2K1pDP3
  12. The Stamps of Life Punch Number dies – HSN (for the number “15” on the inside of the card) – These are sold out on HSN. At this time, they cannot be purchased on the Stamps of Life website.
  13. Tim Holtz Thinlits 662685 (for the word “happy” on the inside of the card) – https://amzn.to/30VBvbc
  14. Anna Griffin’s Wishful Thinking dies (for the “th” on the inside of the card) – I could not find a link to this item. I purchased it on HSN. I believe it is out of stock.

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Paper Nest Dolls Ice Cream Ellie
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Paper Nest Dolls – Ice Cream Ellie

Paper Nest Dolls Ice Cream Ellie

Hello!

Today on my blog I am sharing a card that I made for my BFF. When her and I get together, we always go to the beach and eat ice cream so I incorporated these two items into this card. Besides crafting, these are my other favorite things to do!

Here’s a look at the inside of the card.

Ice Cream Ellie Inside

Supplies:

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The Stamps of Life Wreath Gatefold Card
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The Stamps of Life Fan Group Weekly Challenge – Flowers – Card 4

Hello!

I was asked by Kristin Bost, a design team member for The Stamps of Life, to host a weekly challenge in The Stamps of Life Facebook Fan Group. Of course, I said yes. I just love the stamps and dies from The Stamps of Life. I’ve been a member of their Die Hard Club for two years and just recently joined the Card Kit Club. More information about their Kit clubs can be found here – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/club.htm.

The theme for the weekly challenge is flowers. The only rule is to use products from The Stamps of Life….easy peasy!!

I made six cards and will be posting them on separate blog posts. Each card also has a You Tube process video which I will link in the blog post.

Card 4 – Wreath Gatefold

I just love the pink and green colors in this card. I incorporated flowers on the wreath, within the panels of the gatefold card, and on the patterned paper on the inside of the card. All of the colors match beautifully.

The Stamps of Life Wreath Gatefold Card

The Stamps of Life Wreath Gatefold Card

Wreath Gatefold Process Video

Supplies Used:

  1. Sizzix Framelits 661120 (Gatefold Card Base)
  2. Sizzix Thinlits Half Card Panels 661839
  3. The Stamps of Life Rectangle Dies
  4. The Stamps of Life Card Stock – Kiwi
  5. The Stamps of Life Card Stock – Candy
  6. The Stamps of Life Card Stock – Bubblegum
  7. The Stamps of Life Card Stock – Artichoke
  8. The Stamps of Life Card Stock – Powdered Sugar
  9. Together Collection 6×6 petite patterned paper pad
  10. Wreath2Stamp
  11. Wreath2Stamp Dies
  12. The Stamps of Life Kiwi Ink Pad
  13. Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  14. Sparkle and Sprinkle Tear-iffic Tape 2 ½ inch 
  15. Sparkle and Sprinkle Tear-iffic Tape 1 inch 

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Lighthouse Card

Lighthouse2stamp

Hello! This card was super fun to make and it is perfect for a masculine card. I used the brand new lighthouse2stamp stamp and die set from The Stamps of Life.

To make this card, first I stamped the image onto Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock using Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink. The stamped image does not have stripes so I decided to add my own. Using washi tape, I sectioned off portions of the image before starting to color. (In the image below, you can see the white washi tape on the image.)

Lighthouse - 1

After coloring the entire red section, I removed the washi tape, colored the gray section, and then colored the rest of the image. The image was colored using Copic and Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. The yellow windows were colored with the Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers in Moonlight. After the lighthouse was colored, I die cut the image using the lighthouse2stamp coordinating die.

lighthouse2

Next, I worked on the sky background. Using Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers (Blue Topaz, Aquamarine, and Moonstone), I colored a piece of Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper. I started with the darkest color, Blue Topaz, and drew lines across the paper. Then I moved to the medium color, Aquamarine, and drew lines directly underneath the Blue Topaz lines. Next I followed with the lightest color, Moonstone. After all the markers were on the paper, I used a wet paint brush and smoothed out the colors.

background

The blue water colored paper was cut down into a piece that could fit nicely on top of the card. I stamped the sentiment and birds onto the blue water colored paper and then adhered the lighthouse to the blue paper.

Next, I cut a piece of Strawberry cardstock that is just slightly larger than the blue paper and then adhered the blue paper to the Strawberry card stock. The Strawberry cardstock was adhered to the A2 card base using foam adhesive to add dimension. The A2 card base was cut with Gingersnap paper.

Lighthouse2stamp_inside2

Next, using hot glue, I added shells to the bottom of the card. (I don’t recall the name of the company I purchased the shells from. They were at the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo Orlando in 2018. If I find the name, I’ll update the blog post.)

The inside of the card was stamped with a “Happy Birthday” sentiment from the lighthouse2stamp stamp from The Stamps of Life.

Lighthouse2stamp_inside

Lighthouse2stamp_closeup

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