The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 2020 - 10 Cards 1 Kit
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The Stamps of Life August 2020 Card Kit – 10 Cards 1 Kit

The Stamps of Life August 2020 Card Kit - 10 Cards 1 Kit The Stamps of Life August 2020 card kit was released on August 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 Birds2Stamp  as well as the add-on set, MoreBirds2Stamp. Here’s a picture of everything that is included in the August Card Kit Club. The Stamps of Life August 2020 Card Kit Contents The August card kit is called the “Fabulous” collection. The color pallet for this month is Strawberry, Tangerine, Cantaloupe, Banana, Green Apple, Mint Chip, Ocean, Grape, and Powdered Sugar.  This kit comes with 12 cardstock sheets — one in each color plus four Powdered Sugar cardstock sheets. (Note: My kit came with the Sunshine cardstock instead of Banana and the Cherry cardstock instead of Cantaloupe. Both colors match very closely, but I wanted to point this out because when I make my cards, I refer to the cardstock by the names of the colors I received in my kit.) The petite paper pad is the Fabulous Collection and comes with 24 double-sided sheets of patterned paper. It also includes four sheets of birds in various colors that match the monthly stamp set, Birds2Stamp, and the add-on set, MoreBirds2Stamp. The birds can be die cut with the corresponding shadow dies from the corresponding die sets. The card kit also comes with a Fabulous word die, a die to make a flower, epoxy dots, palm tree puffy stickers, two ribbon, a sentiment stamp set, paperclips with bows attached, idea card, and a set of envelopes. As a special bonus, The Stamps of Life is including THREE FREE dies this month! There is a Happy Birthday word die which is a freebie from Stephanie and there are two large die sets which are freebies from Ken.  Ken is including two freebie die sets in every card kit through December 2020.  My two freebies were the BananaSplit2Stamp dies ($16.41 value) and the Flower with Stem Dies ($12.88 value).

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

Watch a Video Tutorial of all 10 Cards here.

Card 1

My first card was inspired by Mojo Monday Sketch 543. Mojo Monday Sketch 543The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 1

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Ocean, Tangerine
  2. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  4. Circle Dies
  5. Stitched Circle Dies
  6. Misti Stamping Tool
  7. Art Glitter Glue
  8. Double Sided Adhesive Foam
  9. Paper Clip Bow (from card kit)
  10. Sentiment (from card kit)

Card 2

My second card was inspired by the MFT 235 Sketch. MFT 235 Sketch The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 2 The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 2_close up

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Cherry, Grape (I used Cherry cardstock because that’s what came in my kit,although it should’ve been Cantaloupe.)
  2. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Cherry, Green Apple
  3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  4. Wreath2Stamp and dies
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Misti Stamping Tool
  7. 2 inch Scor Tape
  8. Flower Die (from card kit)
  9. Sentiment (from card kit)

Card 3

My third card was also inspired by the MFT 235 Sketch, however, I modified it slightly by moving the sentiment toward the bottom of the card, using a heart instead of a circle, and using a larger piece of paper underneath the heart. MFT 235 Sketch The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 3

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Grape
  2. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Grape
  3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  4. Dotted Heart Dies
  5. Rectangle Die
  6. MoreBirds2Stamp (sentiment)
  7. Art Glitter Glue
  8. Grape Ribbon (from card kit)
  9. Epoxy Dots

Card 4

My fourth card was inspired by the Sweet Sunday 268 Sketch.

Sweet Sunday 268

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 2_Logo

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Strawberry, Sunshine, Green Apple (I used Sunshine cardstock because that’s what came in my kit,although it should’ve been Banana.)
  2. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  3. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  4. Triplets 661117 (Party Hat dies)
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Happy Birthday Die (from card kit)

Card 5

My fifth card was inspired by Sweet Sunday Sketch 286, but I modified it slightly so that my card is in the landscape direction.

Sweet Sunday 286

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 6

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 5

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Cherry, Ocean, Strawberry, Sunshine, Licorice (I used Sunshine and Cherry cardstock because that’s what came in my kit,although it should’ve been Banana and Cantaloupe.)
  2. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Ocean, Strawberry
  4. Sunglasses2Stamp Dies
  5. Tropical2Stamp Dies
  6. Squirrels2Love
  7. Eyelet Scallop Circle Dies
  8. Double Sided Adhesive Foam
  9. Spectrum Sparkle Pen – Clear Overlay 
  10. Art Glitter Glue
  11. Fabulous Die (from card kit)

Card 6

My sixth card was inspired by the Sweet Sunday 298 Sketch. Sweet Sunday 298 Sketch The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 6

Supplies

  1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Strawberry, Sunshine, (I used Sunshine cardstock because that’s what came in my kit, although it should’ve been Banana.)
  2. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  4. Ribbon Border Dies
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Palm Tree Puffy Stickers (from card kit)
  7. Sentiment (from card kit)

Card 7

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 7

Supplies

    1. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Sunshine, Chocolate, Green Apple, Grape (I used Sunshine cardstock because that’s what came in my kit,although it should’ve been Banana.)
    2. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
    3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Grape, Green Apple, Sky
    4. Bristol Smooth Paper
    5. Fearless Sentiments (Be Fearless Word Die)
    6. Ranger Ink-Blending Tool
    7. Flower with Stem Dies
    8. Border Dies
    9. Art Glitter Glue
    10. Epoxy Dots

Card 8

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 8

Supplies

  1. Birdcage Fold-it
  2. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Ocean, Strawberry, Sunshine (I used Sunshine cardstock because that’s what came in my kit,although it should’ve been Banana.)
  3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
  4. Slimline Add-on Words
  5. Toucan Dies (flowers)
  6. Art Glitter Glue
  7. 2 inch Double Sided Scor Pal Tape

Card 9

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 9

Supplies

    1. A2 Swirl Card
    2. Cardstock Green Apple, Tangerine, Strawberry
    3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
    4. Happy Birthday die (from card kit)
    5. Loopy Border (from July card kit)
    6. Art Glitter Glue
    7. 2 inch Double Sided Scor Pal Tape

Card 10

The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 10The Stamps of Life August Card Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit - Card 10_Inside_Logo

Supplies

    1. Square Flip-it
    2. Cardstock Mint Chip, Ocean, Cherry, Sunshine (I used Sunshine and Cherry cardstock because that’s what came in my kit, although it should’ve been Banana and Cantaloupe.)
    3. Fabulous Collection Pattern Paper Pad
    4. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Ocean, Cherry, Sunshine
    5. Epoxy Dots and Ribbon (from card kit)
    6. Nuvo Crystal Drops Dandelion Yellow
    7. Art Glitter Glue
    8. 2 inch Double Sided Scor Pal Tape

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Slimline Card Happy Birthday
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Slimline Card Die Set

Hello!

Today on my blog I’m sharing some slimline cards that I made using the brand new die sets from The Stamps of Life – Slimline Card Die Set and the Slimline Add-on Word Die Set.

The Slimline Card Die Set comes with 11 dies including the large die to make the card base. It also includes a layering die, background die with stars, and butterfly dies, and the Happy Birthday word dies.

To see how I made this card, watch my video tutorial below:

Supplies:

  1. Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Guava, Pool, Kiwi, Sunshine
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Blueberry, Pool, Green Apple, Kiwi, Sunshine, Guava, Powdered Sugar
  4. 2020 Class Stencil
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Scor-Pal 2 inch Double Sided Tape
  7. Crafters Companion Glass Mat
  8. Ink Blending Tool

The Slimline Add-on Word Die set includes a set of eight word dies including their shadow dies which include Love, Pray, Thanks, and Hello.

To see how I made this card, watch my video tutorial:

Supplies:

  1. Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Slimline Add-on Word Die Set
  3. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar
  4. Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks: Razzleberry, Candy, Bubblegum, Kiwi, Green Apple
  6. Patterned Paper Pad: Wishes and Oh Joy
  7. Border Dies (Grass and Cloud)
  8. Love Statement Set
  9. Birthday4Cookie
  10. Hats4Critters
  11. Dotted Hearts
  12. Grass die (for pieces of grass) – Windmill Class kit from The Stamps of Life (sold out)
  13. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  14. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  15. Misti Stamping Tool
  16. Art Glitter Glue
  17. Double Sided Adhesive Foam
  18. Scor-Pal 2 Inch Double Sided Tape
  19. Scor-Pal 1/2 inch Double Sided Tape
  20. Crafters Companion Glass Mat
  21. Ink Blending Tool
  22. Copics – Fur C1, C2, C4, C6/Bow R81, R83, R85 and G20, G43, G46

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Bear Fold-it Card
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Bear Fold-it Card

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a new product by The Stamps of Life.  It’s the Bear Fold-it die set. This die set makes a card shaped like a bear. It also comes with a smaller bear die which, when die cut, it can be placed inside of the arms of the larger bear.

Bear Fold-it Card

Bear Fold-it Card Inside

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. Bear Fold-it
  2. Cardstock: Strawberry, Ocean, Licorice, Powdered Sugar
  3. Patterned Paper: XOXO Collection
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks: Strawberry, Ocean, Licorice
  5. Love Statement
  6. Art Glitter Glue
  7. Tombow Glue

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Heart Shaped Mini Album
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Heart-Shaped Mini Album

Heart Shaped Mini Album

Today I’m sharing a heart-shaped mini album. I made this album to give to my daughter on Valentine’s Day. I just love the beautiful colors in the patterned paper and the sentiments in the album.

Watch my video for a complete tutorial.

 

 

Supplies:

  1. Dotted heart dies
  2. Be-You-tiful die
  3. Pattern paper – Wishes Collection
  4. Happy Statement
  5. Sweet Statement
  6. Frames4Planners Dies
  7. Minis4Circles Stamp Set
  8. Gatefold Card (for Love heart die)
  9. Crop-A-dile
  10. Tombow Liquid Glue
  11. Art Glitter Glue
  12. 30 pt Chipboard
  13. 1 inch Album rings (purchased at Hobby Lobby)
  14. Ribbon and embellishments

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Valentine's Day Card using Toast2Stamp from The Stamps of Life
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Valentine’s Day Card using Toast2Stamp

Valentine's Day Card using Toast2Stamp from The Stamps of Life

Today I’m sharing another cute Valentine’s Day card. I’m using the Toast2Stamp set from The Stamps of Life.

Watch a tutorial on my YouTube channel.

Supplies:

  1. 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card base
  2. Cardstock: Guava, Candy, Gingersnap, Seaglass, Kiwi
  3. Ink: Gingersnap, Candy, Seaglass
  4. Patterned Paper:  Thanks (for the pink jelly), Dream or Hip Hip Hooray (for the peanut butter)
  5. Dotted Heart Dies
  6. Toast2Stamp
  7. Toast2Stamp Dies

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Quick and Easy Valentine's Day Cards
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Quick and Easy Valentine’s Day Cards

Quick and Easy Valentine's Day Cards

Hello! Today I want to share three quick and easy Valentine’s Day cards. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have a lot of time to color stamped images for cards. Two of these cards have no coloring at all! They simply use die cuts, inks, and stamps that do not have to be colored in! Watch my video tutorial to see how I made the cards.

Ladybug Valentine Card

Supplies (All Products are The Stamps of Life)

  1. Dotted Hearts
  2. Ladybugs2love Stamp
  3. Ladybugs2love Dies
  4. Border Dies
  5. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Strawberry
  6. Patterned Paper: Oh Joy and Hey Friend
  7. Ink: Licorice, Strawberry

 

Butterfly Valentine's Day Card

Supplies (All Products are The Stamps of Life)

  1. Dotted Hearts
  2. Butterfly2Stamp
  3. Butterfly2Stamp Dies
  4. Border Dies
  5. Cardstock: Candy
  6. Patterned Paper: Adore, Sunshine

Dolphin Valentine's Day Card

Supplies (All Products are The Stamps of Life)

  1. Dotted Hearts
  2. Sailboat2Stamp Dies
  3. Dolphins2Stamp Dies
  4. Cardstock:  Strawberry
  5. Patterned Paper: Happy Hello
  6. Ink: Licorice, Strawberry

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Sending You Lots of Love The Stamps of Life
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Sending You Lots of Love

 

Sending You Lots of Love The Stamps of Life

Getting ready for Valentine’s Day, this card is full of pink and hearts! All products used are The Stamps of Life.

The mini  heart stencil was used to ink blend the background of the card. The color inks used are bubblegum, candy, and guava. The lightest color (bubblegum) is on the bottom, followed by candy, and then guava at the top.

The two hearts were die cut from ink-blended cardstock using the Double Hearts die that Stamps of Life club members received free in December. The ink colors are the same as the background — bubblegum, candy, and guava.

The “Sending You Lots of Love” is a sentiment die that comes with a coordinating shadow die.  The shadow was die cut with guava cardstock and the sentiment was die cut with powdered sugar cardstock. The three hearts attached to the word die were die cut from the same ink-blended cardstock as the larger hearts.

Sending You Lots of Love The Stamps of Life

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

 

Supplies:

  1. Sending You Lots of Love” Word Die
  2. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Guava
  3. Ink: Bubblegum, Candy, Guava
  4. Mini Heart Stencil
  5. Double Hearts Die
  6. Guava ribbon
  7. Foam Tape
  8. Spectrum Noir Sparkle Marker

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The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit
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The Stamps of Life – December 2019 – Card Kit – 6 Cards

Dec2019CardKit_All Cards

I am excited to share the December 2019 release of The Stamps of Life card kit. The color pallet for this month is amazing! The colors consist of cherry, guava, blue jay, ocean, mint chip, bubble gum, strawberry, gingersnap, and powdered sugar.

The card kit comes with a patterned paper pad (Love You Collection), sentiment stamp set, a package of colorful chipboard snowflakes, four ribbon, an 8-pack of felt hearts, 4 ribbon, “Love You” word die with shadow, epoxy dots, and a package of chipboard pieces which include the word “happy,” hearts, cupcakes, and flowers. Of course, don’t forget about the beautiful solid color 8 1/2 x 11 card stock sheets, envelopes, and a large storage envelope to store it all in!

The video shows the unboxing of the card kit and a 6 card tutorial using the card kit contents the Flower2BuildOne dies.

Information about The Stamps of Life Clubs can be found here: https://thestampsoflife.com/clubs/

Watch Video Tutorial Here:

 

Below are pictures of all six cards. I absolutely love how you can die cut the flowers from the pattern paper pad using the Flower2Build One dies and use them on a card. This makes for a quick and easy card! You’ll see the die cuts from the paper pad in the first three cards below.

The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit

Card 1 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock: Ocean
  2. Patterned Paper: “Love You” Collection
  3. Flower2BuildOne Dies
  4. Happy Statement (stamp)
  5. Chipboard pieces
  6. Enamel dots
  7. Sentiment stamp

The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit -  6 Card Tutorial using the card kit and Flower2BuildOne dies.

Card 2 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock: Ocean, Guava, Powdered Sugar
  2. Patterned Paper: “Love You” Collection
  3. Ink: Guava
  4. Flower2BuildOne Dies
  5. Scalloped Rectangles
  6. Sentiment stamp
  7. Guava Ribbon

The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit - 6 Card Tutorial using the card kit and Flower2BuildOne dies.

Card 3 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Mint Chip
  2. Patterned Paper: “Love You” Collection
  3. Flower2BuildOne dies
  4. Happy Statement (stamp)
  5. Enamel Dots
  6. Stamp from Happy Sentiment
  7. Chipboard pieces

The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit - 6 Card Tutorial using the card kit and Flower2BuildOne dies.

Card 4 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Strawberry, Mint Chip, Blue Jay, Guava, Bubblegum 
  2. Ink: Strawberry
  3. Flower2BuildOne dies
  4. Sentiment Stamp from kit

Dec2019CardKit_Love_You2

Card 5 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock: Blue Jay, Cherry, Bubblegum, Strawberry
  2. Flower2BuildOne dies
  3. “Love You” Word Die
  4. Ribbon – Bubblegum

The Stamps of Life December 2019 Card Kit

Card 6 Supplies:

  1. Solid Cardstock:  Powdered Sugar, Cherry
  2. Patterned Paper: “Love You” Collection
  3. Mini Envelope Die
  4. Circle Die
  5. Stamp Sentiment
  6. Ribbon – Mint Chip
  7. Chipboard hearts

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