Thanks for stopping by my blog!  Have you every had those moments in your life where your feeling overwhelmed or uncertain?  Maybe it’s because your a new mother, just started a new job or moved to a new town and haven’t found any friends yet!  I wanted to come up with a card that would be great to send to our family and friends that are in this situation.  The difference receiving an assuring card can make in someone’s live is monumental. 

I have a brother who is fighting cancer at this time.  He lives in Australia which is so far away.  Anytime he gets mail it brightens his day!  Now this card would need to be a little more masculine for him but the point is, we need to send more cards that can uplift people and brighten their days!

For this card I used the Hydrangea Haven Bundle by Stampin UP!®  The great thing is that Stampin Up® designed an entire suite of products that coordinate with this bundle!  So lets look at how I put it all together!

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Cuts and Card Base – DSP = Designer Series Paper

Card Base – Rococo Rose 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4

Layer 1 – Hydrangea Hill DSP – 4 x 5 1/4

Layer 2 – Rococo Rose – 2 1/4 x 5

Layer 3 – Basic White – (1) 2 x 2, (2) 1 1/4 x 2

Layer 4 – Blushing Bride – 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Layer 5 – Blushing Bride – 1 x 2 1/2

Layer 6 – Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4


  1. Layer 1 – Adhere to the card front.
  2. Layer 2 – Adhere to Layer 1 centering left to right and about 1/16″ from top and bottom edges.
  3. Layer 3 – On the 2 x 2 piece stamp the top of the Hydrangea Flower image in Black Memento ink.  Then using the solid watercolor image stamp in Rococo Rose ink over the last image.  Set Aside.
  4. On one of the 1 x 2 pieces, stamp several small flowers in Black Memento ink, then using the solid watercolor images stamp over the first image in Rococo Ink. Set aside.
  5. Lay the previous stamped pieces plus the empty 1 x 2 piece onto Layer 2 as shown.  When you have the layout how you like it adhere them into place as shown. 
  6. Layer 4 – Using the Hydrangea Dies cut out detailed Hydrangea.  (Note: it will not cut out the flowers they are suppose to stay in) Then fold up a few of the edges of the flowers.  Adhere over the 2 x 2 Layer 3 piece covering the stamped Hydrangea image. 
  7. Apply Pearl Basic Jewels as shown. 
  8. Layer 5 – Using Black Memento ink stamp the sentiment then using the stitched label die in the Hydrangea Die set cut out the label.  Adhere to the 1 x 2 Layer 3 piece that is empty using stampin dimensionals. 
  9. Layer 6 – Using Rococo Rose ink and the Watercolor strip image stamp onto center of sheet.  Then using Black Memento ink stamp the sentiment into center of the image you just stamped. 
  10. Adhere to the inside of the card. 
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