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Above the Clouds October Stamping Challenge

October 5, 2019


Blooms & Butterflies October Stamping Challenge:

Week #1:  Design & mail a card using the last Stamp Set purchased & not yet used






Stampin’ Up! Supplies: 

Above the Clouds Stamp Set (#149404)

Hot Air Balloon Punch (#149520)

Crumb Cake Cardstock (#120953)

Purple Posy Cardstock (#150881)

Whisper White Cardstock (#100730)

Daffodil Delight Ink (#147094)

Calypso Coral Ink (#147101)

Crumb Cake Ink (#147116)

Mint Macaron Ink (#147106)

Night of Navy Ink (#147110)

Purple Posy Ink (#150084)

Layering Circle Dies (#141705)

Banner Punch (#138292)

Linen Thread (Paper Pumpkin) 

Mini Glue Dots (#103683)

Multipurpose Tombow Glue (#110755)

Stampin’ Dimensionals (#104430)



Card Base:


1. Cut Purple Posy Cardstock 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”


2. Score at 4 1/4” & burnish with Bone Folder


3. Randomly stamp Clouds from Above the Clouds Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink,

    stamping off once 




1. Stamp ‘ Let Your Dreams Soar’ on Whisper White Cardstock Scrap in Purple Posy Ink &         die cut with 2” Scallop Die from Layering Circle Dies


2. Cut Purple Posy Cardstock strip 3/4” x 6”


3. Punch both ends with Banner Punch


4. Adhere strip to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals


5. Adhere Greeting with Tombow


Hot Air Balloons:


1. Stamp Balloons with Above the Clouds Stamp Set in Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron &         Calypso Coral Ink


2. Punch out with Hot Air Balloon Punch


3. Stamp Baskets from Above the Clouds Stamp Set on Crumb Cake Cardstock in 

    Crumb Cake Ink


4. Punch out with Hot Air Balloon Punch


5. Adhere Baskets to Balloons with Mini Glue Dots


6. Adhere Balloons to card front with Tombow & Stampin’ Dimensionals




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