Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Welcome! This month on our New at SU Blog Hop we are featuring some of our lovely products from the January-April Spring Mini Catalog! However, we are going a step further! We are giving you stepped-up options! Sometime ya wanna go crazy & create, but other times ya just want something easy! Well this group of international independent Stampin' Up! demonstrators will give you tons of options!!!

I am sharing with you 3 options with the same stamp set. Very simple, a bit more, then lots of product & detail. Just some ideas!!! See how you can step up your products!

Card #1:

Very simple. No layers (well there is a layer of white but only because the     Stampin' Blends bleed through!) This card is simply stamped with the     Thoughtful Expressions stamp set & colored with Blends. You can eliminate the top layer by using colored pencils, markers, whatever you have on hand. Or just leave it uncolored! It's a beautiful bird either way! Just some simple             Adhesive Backed Cork Rounds adorn the card, but you could go without if you'd like.

Card #2:

This card is slightly stepped up! The bird is stamped & colored, but this time it is die cut with the coordinating Thoughtful Expressions Dies. The background is embossed with the Painted Texture embossing folder. Same card, just die cut, embossed & some Linen Thread

Card #3:

Now this card is fully stepped up!! Added Perennial Lavender DSP, ribbon and sentiment shapes! It uses a lot more product, but it is still basically the same card-just fully stepped up!!!! It is blinged up with some Purple Fine Shimmer Gems! Gotta have some bling! It's all "wrapped up" with the beautiful Crinkle Ribbon-which actually you can get in our Sale-a-Bration Catalog for FREE with a qualifying purchase of $50!

So 3 cards-same layout, just each having a different level & amount of product!  A.K.A. stepped up!!!! This Thoughtful Expressions bundle is absolutely beautiful & so very versatile!

Now please go take a trip around the world & visit the other blogs in our hop! They are listed below! We love comments, so feel free to give some positive feedback. Enjoy your trip!

Happy Stampin'!!!


  1. Great examples of stepping up cards with this bundle! Thank you for sharing this!💕

  2. Very pretty cards! I like that you add little elements on each card, giving them a totally different look!

  3. Great way to show 3 cards all using the hummingbird.

  4. Love your stepped up versions Joni. Well done!

  5. Beautiful cards Joni, Thanks for sharing.



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