Seashell Stamps & Dies Sizzix Edgelits Scallops and Zigzags- The Stamps of Life

Happy 1st day of June!!!!  Can you believe it’s June already? I couldn’t be happier because I LOVE the summer time and in just 19 more days I’ll be wrapping up another school year … which means I’m off for the whole summer! Woo Hoo!

It’s also a release day at The Stamps of Life  and this month’s Club Set is so perfect and adorable for summer time cards!  The set is called  shells2stamp with coordinating dies and it’s super cute!

Here are some samples I made:

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Not only is the stamp set cute…. but I love the sentiments, too!

There’s also a coordinating set available today, too! solids4shells …..

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The sentiment I used on this card is coming soon…;) hint… hint… be sure to check back!

Sizzix/SB Edgelits Scallops & Zigzags Dies are also NEW!

These add such a nice touch to your cards!

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Along with the pretty heart edgelits,  I also used Sizzix Border Words Set.

And one more…

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I love this scallop die!  I paired it with Dotted Background Die Set,  squirrels2love dies,  mini flower dies, and shabby chic flowers.

*All papers and inks used on my cards are by TSOL*

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you have a wonderful day!  I truly appreciate all of your visits, questions and comments.  Until the next time… Happy Stamping!!!

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Scalloped Squares & Fireworks4Squirrel- The Stamps of Life

Hello everyone!  I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!  I have some new releases to share with you….

Scalloped Squares are new today and come in a set of 6 nested dies and are exclusive to The Stamps of Life.

The butterflies used on my card are from the Sizzix Half A2 Card Set, the flowers used are from TSOL Mini Flower Die Set and the sentiment is from the November 2017 Card Kit Club.

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I used the Sizzix Half A2 Card as my card base and once again, the November 2017 Card Kit for my sentiment.img_0977

The sentiments used on the inside is from the December 2017 Card Kit Club.  The Card Kits come with the best sentiments, I think! I use them all the time.

fireworks4squirrel and fireworks4squirrel Die Set is such a cute set to celebrate the 4th of July! I LOVE the fourth of July!  I have the best memories of when I was a little girl celebrating and carried on the tradition by hosting a BBQ every year at my house.  I live on a lake and we always sit and watch or take a boat out to view the gorgeous fireworks!

Here are the samples I made using this fun set:

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I used all glitter paper and embossed in gold.  This card was a fun experiment because it was the first time I ever embossed on glitter paper…. I wasn’t sure if it would work, but it did!

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This time I used the Shadow Box Die as my card base and gave my little squirrel a flag to hold.

All papers, stamps and dies I used can be found at The Stamps of Life

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you have a wonderful day!  I truly appreciate ALL visits, questions and comments!  Until the next time…. Happy Stamping!

Star Background Die- The Stamps of Life

Hello everyone!  It’s all about stars today and lots of them! There is a new die that has been released by  Sizzix/Stephanie Barnard called Sizzix Card Front 

It’s perfect for so many different occasions!

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I paired the star card front with Shine Statement stamp & die set The die and all of the sentiments coordinate beautifully with this background!

***Note: This die is VERY intricate and I found that for the best results with cutting you need a Sizzix  Precision Base Plate or use wax paper and a cheap dryer sheet under the card stock when cutting through your machine.***

All papers and dies used today can be found at The Stamps of Life

Check out the Gallery for some more fun samples using this die!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Be sure to check back on the 20th of this month because there are more exciting stamps and dies being released! I hope you have a wonderful day and want you to know I truly appreciate ALL visits, questions and comments!  Until the next time… Happy Stamping!

Sayings4Pineapple, Patterns4Pineapple& Bird Pudgie- The Stamps of Life

Hello Friends!  I hope you’re well and enjoying the spring time weather!  It’s a release day over at The Stamps of Life  today!

Look at what’s new!

sayings4pineapple and patterns4pineapple are the partner sets to this month’s Club Set, pineapple2stamp  If you’re not a Club Member, the coordinating dies will be available on the 20th of this month:)

Here’s a sample using patterns4pineapple

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And sayings4pineapple

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In my case, this is so TRUE! I’m a girl who likes the sun and warmth!  I used the Large Sizzix Large Circle #4 as my card base and sun on the card front is from summer4fun.

Bird Pudgie is the next new release! He’s #15 in the series of pudgies.  Cute, cute, cute!!!! Every pudgie in the series keeps getting cuter and cuter, I think!

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Isn’t he so sweet and adorable?  I used the recently released Dotted Hearts and perched my little pudgie on the branch die from the previously released Owl Pudgie set.

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This sample was super easy and quick… I used Border Dies to create my grass and the Sizzix Flowers and Fence stamp/die set to make my fence.

All stamps, dies, papers and inks I used to make my cards can be found HERE

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you have a wonderful day!  Until the next time… Happy Stamping!!!!

 

New Releases! Pineapple2Stamp, Coffee Statement Set & Sizzix Dotted Hearts

Hello friends!  Happy May 1st! It’s a release day at The Stamps of Life and I have some brand new stamp and die sets to share with you!

pineapple2stamp is this month’s Club Set. If you’re a Die Hard Member you get the coordinating dies, too! It’s such a fun set… Check out Stephanie’s video HERE

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On this card I added the TSOL Small Bow Die and made my own banner die.

Coffee is LITERALLY my best friend and when I received this Coffee Statement Set  I squealed for joy… True Story!  If you’re a coffee fanatic like me, then I’m sure you get it.  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stamp and die set!!!

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Yup… liquid sunshine in a cup!  I paired this stamp/die set with TSOL Stitched Ovals, Sizzix/SB Triplits, Hello Sunshine and Sizzix/SB Coffee Stamps & Dies.

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I used TSOL Shadow Box Die for my card base to create this card, and then paired it with TSOL Oval Dies and Hot Chocolate Dies to make my mug and spoon. How true is that statement…  life begins after coffee!  Every morning that’s how my day starts and I know it’s true for MANY others, too!

Sizzix Dotted Hearts are a set of 9 dies and perfect for celebrating many occasions!  I used them to celebrate my love of coffee on my sample card!

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In addition to the Dotted Hearts I used Coffee Statement Set,  TSOL Scalloped Rectangles, Sizzix/SB Dotted Circle Dies and Sizzix/SB Coffee Stamps & Dies.

*All dies,  papers and inks used can be found at The Stamps of Life*

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful day!  I truly appreciate ALL visits, questions and comments.  Until the next time… Happy Stamping!

Ladybug Pudgie, Fancy Hearts & Spiros Dies & Scalloped Circles-The Stamps of Life

Hello Friends!  There’s some awesome NEW releases TODAY at The Stamps of Life!

ladybugpudgie14 joined the family of pudgies and is sooo cute!

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I used the Sizzix/SB Scallop Heart Fold-its as my base.  So simple… and I love how TSOL has so many fun and coordinating patterned papers!

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I made this matchbox style box the old fashioned way… with  a ruler and paper cutter. Maybe someday Stephanie will design a die to make this type of box… That would be awesome!!! I thought the sentiment and some “kisses” would be perfect as a little treat box:)

Fancy Hearts and Spiros Dies are so pretty! They were designed to coordinate with the Sizzix/SB HalfA2Card Die with panels  or to be used alone.

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I thought the beautiful flowers and hearts would be great as a Mother’s Day Card.  I paired them with Quirky Alphabet Dies, Quarter Flower Dies (leaves), and sentiments from December 2017 Card Kit Collection XOXO Collection.

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

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This time I paired it with the Sizzix/SB You Are Awesome 3-D Drop-ins Sentiments.

Scallop Circles Dies come in a set of 6 nested scalloped circles. In my opinion, I think they are a staple to every card-makers collection of dies.  If you have circle dies, you need scalloped circles for layering, right?  I think they just add that little “extra” touch to a card:)

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I love these scalloped circles… and once again the coordinating patterned paper…

Thanks for stopping by today!  All papers, inks stamps and dies can be found at The Stamps of Life.  I hope you have a wonderful day! Until the next time… Happy Stamping:)

Goodies4WheelBarrow & Happy2Color Stamps & Dies- The Stamps of Life

Hello friends!  I hope your weekend is off to a great start!  Mine will be a lazy one, and I’ll take it…. after being out of work with a broken arm for the last three months I returned to a classroom of 19 kindergartners …. My arm is still not healed but I missed my kids soooo much I begged my surgeon to return to work!  I’m exhausted, LOL, but I’m not complaining:)

I have some new releases to share today! This month’s Club Set,  wheelbarrow2stamp has a companion set….. goodies4wheelbarrow,  So cute!

goodies4wheelbarrow goodies4wheelbarrow Die Set

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In addition, I used Hot Balloon Die Set to die cut my sun and owls2love stamp/die set to add the owl in the tree of the patterned paper….

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In addition to wheelbarrow2stamp and goodies4wheelbarrow , I used Sizzix Dotted Ovals and TSOL Border Dies to complete this card.

happy2color and happy2color Die Set is so much fun!!!!

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At the time that I designed this card, I had just broken my arm… so no coloring on my sample… But if you’re not a colorer, it looks great just stamped;)

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In addition to happy2color with dies, I also used Sizzix Half A2 Card, sailboat2stamp stamp/die set and patterns4sailboat.

Thanks for stopping by today!  You can find all stamps, dies, papers and inks I used at The Stamps of Life  I truly appreciate ALL visits, questions and comments!  Until the next time…. Happy Stamping!