What’s New at SU – Pressed Petals

Today, I’m joining The What’s New at Stampin Up Blog Hop. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who are Hoppin’ with exciting ideas to share with you.

Today we will feature new products from the Annual Catalog. I know you will find a lot of wonderful ideas shared today.

This month, I’m playing with the Pressed Petals Suite. The pattern paper has these lovely photo-realistic images in it, but this time I’m using the sheet that looks like a linen canvas. You can really see the gorgeous texture in the paper.  

This card is a z-fold design. These are really easy to make and they look so unique when completed. To make the z-fold, fold your card base in half and score. Then take the front side and fold it in half. back on itself. You can see the angle below.

Decorating the card is the fun part. I try to make sure that whatever I’m taping to the front of the card, will entirely cover what’s on the inside of the card. I used the same size oval shapes for both. I find the easiest way to do this is to glue down the piece that’s on the inside of the card. Then close your card and adhere the top piece to the front, covering the piece on the bottom. You’ll want to use Tear & Tape for the oval on the front. This will give it extra strength. 

The three flowers are made using the new Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape. This is a roll of washi tape that’s just individual petals. You can make your flowers as big or small as you want. I found the easiest way to work with these is to punch out a .5″ circle of card stock and then work the petals around the circle. Here’s what that looks like.

After your petals are arranged on your circle, you’ll want to add a bit of baby powder or some other kind of powder to remove the stickiness on the petals. If you don’t remove the sticky, then they will lie flat on the card. By taking the sticky off, the petals curl up naturally. 

I hope you enjoyed today’s project. If you have any questions about it or how to put all this together, just let me know. 

As you go through the What’s New Hop, be sure to leave comments on each page in the Hop letting us know what you liked. To get to the next page in the Hop, click the Next button below to see Margriet’s amazing work. 

To go back to the page prior to mine in the Blog Hop, click the Previous button below and you can see Judi‘s fabulous project.If you missed any of the links, you can find them all here:

Tricia Butts (Triciastampingcreations)
Judi Anderson (Judistamps)
Diane Browning (24-7 Inkspiration)
Margriet Siekman (CreatiefMarsie)
Loni Spendlove (Creative Juice by Loni)
Terry Montgomery (Terryficcards)

 Current Specials

Our Bonus Days promo was super popular last year. For every $50 you spend in July, you get a $5 coupon to spend in August. Who doesn’t love free stuff? 

The second promotion is for those that are thinking about joining the Stampin Up family. From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 in products with their Starter Kit, and then they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month. That’s $40 worth of EXTRA products when you join my team. Coupon codes will arrive between the fifth and seventh business day; they will expire on October 31, 2019. For $99, you’ll select $155 worth of products in your starter kit, plus the additional $10 off your order the following month.

And the best deal yet… take advantage of the sign-up special to get the extra $30+$10 in products and then make your first purchase in July so you can take advantage of the $5 coupon code for August too!

I spy a sneak peak of July’s Paper Pumpkin kit. July’s kit will coordinate with three different product Suites in the Annual Catalog: Woven Threads, Garden Lane, and Come Sail Away. You can sign up for July’s kit starting now. If you already have an ongoing subscription, this will ship automatically.

Check out our brand new Storage line! These products have been so popular that they sold very quickly. The Storage products will be back in stock in just a few weeks.

Price: $110.00

2 Responses to “What’s New at SU – Pressed Petals”

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  1. A super card! I love the colors you used. And the washi tape I’ve to order it right away

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