Upsy Daisy Pushing Daisies!

I know… strange title for a blog post, but that’s what’s happening… Upsy Daisy is retiring from the Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I’ve probably mentioned it before, but this is one stamp set that I’ve always recommended to people when they’ve wanted something ‘versatile & economical’ but weren’t sure what to get.  The reason I always recommend Upsy Daisy is because the daisy image lends itself to so many different techniques so it’s a lot of fun to use.

Anyway, on with the card!

The technique I’ve used here is called ‘Shadow Stamping’.  I’ve stamped the daisies in Crumb Cake (aka Kraft) and then stamped them again over the top but slightly to the right, and a little higher, with Not Quite Navy ink.  To do this I used a Stamp-a-ma-jig (stamp positioner) which makes it super easy because you can see exactly where you’re stamping.

The other technique I’ve used is on the ribbon… I cut off the edges of the ribbon then pulled the fibers to create a fringed edge.  I then tied the bottom of the ribbon with some Hemp Twine.

By the way, the ‘Thank You’ greeting is from a stamp in the same set but the full stamp says “Thank You for your friendship”.  I just inked up the “Thank You” part on it’s own for this card.  You can do this by either using a marker to just ink up part of the stamp – or you can put some masking tape over the part you don’t want ink on, ink the whole stamp, remove the masking tape and stamp onto your card.

By the way, before I go… scroll to the bottom of this post to see which Stampin’ Up! Retiring Products have already sold out.

If you have any questions about the card or products I’ve used, or if you wish to purchase any Stampin’ Up! products, please feel free to email me.

And here’s a list of Stampin’ Up! products that I used to create this card:

Rubber Stamps:
Upsy Daisy (retiring 31st August 2012)

Cardstock & Paper:
Whisper White cardstock
Crumb Cake Textured cardstock
Not Quite Navy cardstock
Mocha Morning designer series paper (retiring 31st August 2012)

Inkpads/Markers/Paint:
Not Quite Navy inkpad
Not Quite Navy marker (optional)
Crumb Cake (aka Kraft) inkpad

Tools:
Modern Label Punch

Accessories
:
Not Quite Navy Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (retiring 31st August 2012)
Hemp Twine

Adhesives:
SNAIL
Stampin’ Dimensionals (foam dots)

 

Update: Stampin’ Up! Retiring Products Already Sold Out

Peach Parfait ink refill
Dotto refill
Concord Crush ink refill
Crimper
More Mustard Marker
3/16″ Gold Brads
Pear Pizzazz ink refill

2 Responses to “Upsy Daisy Pushing Daisies!”

  1. What a delightful card Angela. I love it. I also got a great giggle fm the title for what it is worth. I never really did get the whole thing with this set. I used it for a M & T at a craft show and that was it for me. I love what you have done with it tho darl. Very sweet.

  2. really pretty card Ang, I’ll be giving this one a go…

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