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Embossing folder backgrounds - Sweet Soiree card ideas

Sometimes I forget to use my embossing folders, but I should use them more often! They add great texture and interest to handmade cards and crafts!  I decided to get out 3 of them, Garden Trellis, Simple Stripes, and Polka Dot Basics, and I embossed a piece of Berry Burst Cardstock with each of them.   Then, I added a cut out piece from the Sweet Soiree Memories & More card pack (a free Sale-a-Bration 2018 item!) and created cards with them!


Sweet Soiree Memories & More card idea featuring Stampin' UP! embossing folders, by Patty Bennett


Each of these card bases is created with a piece of the Sweet Soiree Designer paper, cut to 4-1/4" x 11" and folded in half (side fold card).  Since this designer paper is pretty thick, it stands up to being a card base all by itself!  Then I added the floral pieces I cut out from the Sweet Soiree Memories & More pack, and a couple elements from the Sweet Soiree embellishment kit... done!


Sweet Soiree Memories & More birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Polka Dot Basic embossing folder and Perennial Birthday stamp set, by Patty Bennett


I added a stamped birthday greeting from the Perennial Birthday stamp set on the card above.  I know the polka dot background is hard to see in the photo, but it's cute in person!


Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit Washi Tape from  Stampin' UP!. Card by Patty Bennett


Since I was using the Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit for these cards, I decided to use the washi tape from that kit inside the cards, as well as the 1" strip I cut off from the 12x12 to make the card bases!!  I added a piece of Whisper White cardstock to the inside as well, since the paper has patterns on both sides and it would be hard to write on the inside!



There are only 3 weeks left to get this 72 piece Memories and More card pack FREE!  See page 11 of the Sale-a-Bration brochure for more details and ideas!  Select it as your free item when you place a $50 or more order in my online store here.


Sweet Soiree Memories & More card pack - 2018 Sale-a-Bration gift from Stampin' UP!

Sweet Soiree Memories & More card pack - great preprinted designs for memory keeping or card making!

Sweet Soiree Memories & More card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Garden Trellis embossing folder, by Patty Bennett

ABOVE: the Garden Trellis embossing folder background

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BELOW: the Simple Stripes embossing folder background

Sweet Soiree Memories & More card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Simple Stripes embossing folder and Hello Friend stamp set, by Patty Bennett

After I stamped the hello greeting from the Hello Friend stamp set, I used my Basic Black Stampin' Write marker to "shadow" the left and bottom side of each letter... that takes me back about 45 years to doing that same thing in Jr. High.. anyone else remember doing that? 


145578 Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit from Stampin' UP!

ABOVE:  click to view the Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit online

BELOW:  click to view the Sweet Soiree designer paper online

Sweet Soiree designer paper from Stampin' Up! #145564



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Gay Ferland

I love the tip on Washi Tape, I never know what to do with it... Lol!

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