Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Stampin' Up! Sweet Strawberry Birthday Card - Bleaching Technique


Hi!  I hope you are having a sweet day!  For today's card, I used Stampin' Up!'s Sweet Strawberry stamp set and the bleaching technique.  This technique is new to me, it's one I learned from watching a Kylie Bertucci YouTube video a couple of week's ago.  It's a pretty simple technique that takes minimum supplies and is fun to do!  

Granny Apple Green Card Base ~ 8-1/2" x 5-1/2", scored at 4-1/4"
Granny Apple Green Cardstock ~ 4" x 5-1/4"
Basic White Cardstock ~ 2-3/4" x 3-1/2", scraps for the strawberries and stems
and 4" x 5-1/4" (inside)
Pale Papaya Cardstock ~ 1" x 2-3/4"
Pattern Play Designer Series Paper ~ 1/2" x 2-3/4" and 1/2" x 5-1/4" (inside)

1.  Stamp the flowers with leaves all over the 4" piece of Granny Apple Green CS.
2.  Dip a Blender Pen in a small container of bleach and use this to 'color' the flowers.  You will need to continue to dip the Blender Pen in the bleach, as needed.  
(Be sure to label the Blender Pen 'BLEACH' so that you remember which one you used.  You won't be able to use it as a normal Blender Pen again)
3.  Stamp the strawberries using Poppy Parade ink.  Stamp off once before stamping the inside of the strawberries.
4.  Now stamp the stems using Granny Apple Green Ink.  Again, stamp off once before stamping the inside of the stems. 
6.  Use the Strawberry Punch to punch both strawberries and their stems.  Attach the stems to the top of the strawberries with a small amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. 
7.  Stamp the sentiment on Pale Papaya CS. Trim above and below the sentiment, if desired.  
8.  Use the Banners Pick-A-Punch to punch both ends of the Pale Papaya CS. 
9.  Glue the Pattern Play DSP strip to the bottom of the 3-1/2" piece of Basic White CS.  Then, glue both to the 4" piece of Granny Apple Green.
10.  Tie a piece of Linen Thread around the Granny Apple Green and Whisper White CS.
11.  Glue the first strawberry to the Basic White CS.  Then, use Stampin' Dimensionals to attach the 2nd strawberry over the 1st and over the Linen Thread. 
12.  Use Stampin' Dimensionals to attach the Granny Apple Green CS to the Granny Apple Green Card Base.  
13.  Add the Pale Papaya Banner to the top of the card with Stampin' Dimensionals. 

For the inside of the card, I added a 1/2" strip of DSP to side of the 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Basic White CS.  Then, I glued that inside the card.  

I hope you enjoyed this card!  Please contact me if you have any questions, for a catalog (if you don't have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and live in the USA), or to Join!  You can also click the link at the top of my blog to sign up for my newsletter.

At the bottom of this post there is a clickable list of products used.  Also, if you would like to see a video of how to make this card, click the picture below to head over to my YouTube Channel.  

Happy Stamping!

If there is anything you have had your eye on from the January - June 2021 Mini Catalog, now is the time to get it before it's too late!  Many products from this catalog are on sale right now.  Anything that has not been carried over to the new Annual Catalog will be unavailable after June, or when supplies run out.  Don't wait, shop today!


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