Friday, February 24, 2023

Global Stampin' Video Hop February 2023 - EMBOSSING FOLDERS - How To Emphasize The Design With Color

It is time for another tutorial for the Global Stampin’ Video Hop on YouTube. Each month on the fourth Friday Stampin’ Up Demonstrators from around the world come together and share their projects based on a monthly theme. February’s Theme is – Embossing Folders. I am so excited to see what everyone creates.

For my card today, I wanted to share with you one way you can add color to the texture created from Embossing Folders. There are many ways to add color, this is just one way. For this technique I used the Painted Posies 3DEmbossing Folder with Sponge Daubers to apply the ink which gives a soft look to the texture.

I hope you are inspired today with all the fun techniques you see while jumping from video to video and make something fun. We would love to see what you come up with you can tag me @creativechelsey in any social media post.

Make sure to check out what everyone makes for this monthly Video Hop. You can start with my video, I have linked it below. You can find the next video at the top of the video’s description on YouTube. Have fun!

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Here are the dimensions and pieces you will need to create this set of cards:

Balmy Blue Cardbases – (2) 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”

Basic White Cardstock – 6” x 6” (will cut down to get two 3” x 5 ½”) & 3/8” strips for greeting

Flowers & More DSP – (4) ½” x 5 ½” strips

Vellum Cardstock – (2) 1 ½” Circle

Silver Thread – (2) 16”

1- Place the 6” x 6” Basic White Cardstock inside your embossing folder. I used the Painted Posies 3D Folder. Run it through your Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.

2- Add ink to the tip of your Sponge Dauber and gently rub or tap the texture created by the embossing folder. I used Garden Green ink for the leaves and Gorgeous Grape & Rich Razzleberry for the flowers.

3- Cut the embossed paper in half to 3” x 5 ½”. You should have two pieces the extra same size.

4- If you want add a little color to the top & sides with a Blending Brush & Balmy Blue ink.

5- Add pattern paper to the left & right sides. I used a Balmy Blue stripe pattern from the Flowers & More DSP. Cut it into ½” x 5 ½” strips and adhere to the sides with about ¼” showing.

6- Add everything to the center of your cardbase.

7- Stamp your greeting on Basic White Cardstock in a coordinating color. I used greetings from the Best Family Ever Stamp Set on 3/8” strips with Gorgeous Grape Ink. Cut into smaller sections and adhere to the center of a 1 ½” Vellum Circle.

8- Add some adhesive to the bottom right area on the cardbase. Wrap 16” of silver thread back and forth to create a double faux bow.

9- Place dimensionals behind the greetings on the vellum circle and add over the center of the bow.

10- Add some embellishments. I used some Opal Rounds.

All Done!


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Friday, February 17, 2023

#tgifc408 Sale-A-Bration Challenge - How I made this Beautiful Floral Card

Are you ready for another TGIF Challenge. This week is all about SALE-A-BRATION!

There are just a couple weeks left to celebrate SALE-A-BRATION and get exclusive free products. One of these products is the beautiful FAVORED FLOWERS DESGINER SERIES PAPER PACK. I love the dark colors paired with soft spring colors like Fresh Freesia and Petal Pink.

I also love the beautiful bold floral images; they are super detailed and easily make any project gorgeous. For this card I fussy cut out some of the purple flowers and layered them over the geometric pattern in the same purple color. Then added the soft Petal Pink geometric pattern to the back to lighted up the card.

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This was such a fun card to create. I hope you play along with this week’s TGIF Challenge and share your creation on the blog. To participate upload it to the TGIF blog post using the Linky Tool at the bottom. See the guidelines on the TGIF post.

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1- Begin by fussy cutting out some flowers from the DSP. I used flowers along the edges since I knew I would add them to the edge of the rectangle on my card. It is a good way to use those partial images.

2- Layer the flowers on a coordinating piece of DSP (2 ½” x 4 ½”) with dimensionals. Leave an area open for your greeting.

3- Add any coordinating strips of paper you want to the rectangle. I used a Fresh Freesia DSP strip (½” x 4 ½”).

4- Add a simple pattern paper from the pack to the front of the cardbase. I used a piece that was 4 1/8” x 5 3/8” on a Basic Black Cardbase.

5- Add the rectangle with the flowers to the right side of the cardbase with dimensionals.

6- Stamp your greeting on coordinating cardstock. I used Basic Black Cardstock and White Embossing Powder. Cut it out with a circle from the Layering Circle Dies.

7- On the back of the greeting add some ribbon in a faux bow. I used both the Fresh Freesia & Evening Evergreen Ribbons cut to 12”. Then cut them the long way to make them skinnier and wrapped them back and forth together on the back of the circle. Add the greeting to the open area with dimensionals.

8- Add any embellishments. I used three Fresh Freesia Gems from the Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gems.

All Done!

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

March 2023 Easter & Springtime Exclusive Online Handmade Card Class

Registration for this class has closed.

Join me for exclusive Online Card Making Tutorials from
 March 13th – March 18th, 2023!
Class Fee - $35

Today I would like to share with you my upcoming Online Spring & Easter Card Class for March 2023. In this class we will be creating 6 Easter or Springtime Handmade Cards with your choice of Stamp Set. I will be showing the spritzing mask technique along with coloring tips. I will be making my cards with the Easter Bunny Stamp Set & Rejoice In Him Stamp Set. I also think the Playing In The Rain Bundle would work very well with these cards and be so cute. You can choose which set you want to use or pick one you already own. Look for spring themed and lined drawn images you can color.

I am excited to share sneak peeks of these cards with you today. I hope you decided to join me, it will be a great class with lovely cards for spring.

To sign up for this class, please use the PayPal on my below

Please see the list below of the product you will need to have to create these cards.  


You will receive a class kit from me that will include the below supplies:

• Cardstock, Cardbases, and Envelopes (no precut shapes will be incuded)

• 3 – 6” x 6” Sheets, 1 in each color of Textured Shimmer Paper

• 3 – 6” x 6” Sheets, 1 in each pattern of Vellum Basics

• 2 Stampin’ Spritzers

• A Full Pack of In Color Opal Rounds

*Please note that I reserve the right to switch products based on availability. Substituted products will be of similar value and keep the integrity of the design.

If you are interested in purchasing two or more kits so you can make more sets of cards, I will be offering a Cardstock Only Kit for $15. Please note that the Cardstock Only Kit can ONLY be purchased along with one FULL kit. You can purchase as many of either kits as you would like. Please make sure to add this option to your PayPal cart before checking out.

This class will take place in a Private Facebook Group. Not on FACEBOOK? You can still participate - I will email you each video and PDF tutorial after the live class. After you register/pay please email me - - letting me know you are not on Facebook!

In this Facebook Group I will post:

• Written instructions for each card (PDF) so you can create more cards and use the techniques over and over again.

• Facebook Live Videos for each card where I will walk you through each step to create the cards. Watch live or when you have the time.

What is not included (you will need to have these supplies to complete the cards):

• Stamp Set or Bundle – I recommend:

     • Rejoice In Him Cling Stamp Set (English) [160711] $22.00 ——

     • Easter Bunny Photopolymer Stamp Set (English) [160272] $19.00 ——

     • Playing In The Rain Bundle (English) [160551] $54.75 ——

• Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708] $6.00 ——

• Artistic Mix Decorative Masks [159178] $10.00 ——

• Stylish Shapes Dies [159183] $30.00 ——

• Happy Labels Pick A Punch [160693] $24.00 ——

• Balmy Blue Classic Stampin' Ink Refill [147168] $4.00 ——

• Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill [121029] $4.00 ——

• Rubbing Alcohol ——

• Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154830] $9.00 ——

• Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154882] $9.00 ——

• Petal Pink Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154893] $9.00 ——

• Fresh Freesia Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [155518] $9.00 ——

• Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154883] $9.00 ——

• Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154881] $9.00 ——

• Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [154885] $9.00 ——

Here are the tools you will need:

• Take Your Pick [144107] $10.00 ——

• Paper Trimmer [152392] $25.00 ——

• Stamparatus [146276] $49.00 ——

• Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine [149653] $125.00 ——

• Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine [150673] $63.00 ——

• Ribbon Scissors ——

• Paper Snips [103579] $11.00 ——

• Coordinating Clear Blocks ——

• Simply Shammy [147042] $8.50 ——

• Bone Folder [102300] $7.00 ——

• Mini Stampin' Dimensionals [144108] $4.25 ——

• Stampin' Dimensionals [104430] $4.25 ——

• Stampin' Seal [152813] $8.00 ——

• Tear & Tape Adhesive [138995] $7.00 ——

• Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755] $4.00 ——

• Mini Glue Dots [103683] $5.25 ——

If you need any Stampin Up product to take this class you can visit my online store at

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Please contact me if you have any questions


• Registration for this class closes on Saturday February 25th.

• This class is available to both customers and Stampin’ Up demonstrators in the USA. If you live outside of the USA I do offer a TUTORIALS ONLY option for you (not available to those in USA). Please select the correct option when paying.

• I will ship the class kit to the address listed in PayPal. Please make any changes before you pay.

• I will contact you and send you class information using the email address you enter in PayPal. Please make sure it is your current email address.

• I reserve the right to switch products based on availability. Substituted products will be of similar value and keep the integrity of the design.

Please notify me ASAP if there is a problem or the information in PayPal is incorrect –

Registration for this class has closed.

Please contact me with any questions

Have a creative day,