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May 2020



Can't wait for you to see the new annual catalog, and this beautiful stamp and die set!!  Here are some pics of the cards I recently made, using the new in colors (they are gorgeous huh?) I've used the coordinating Designer Series Paper with the cardstock:

  Sunflower Cinnamon Cider2
Sunflower Cinnamon Cider2

Sunflower all in colors2


In the video below I show you how to partially die cut the card flap to hold the beautiful sunflower image.  I hope you enjoy the tutorial!

Paper you need:

Card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 4 1/4"

Coordinating DSP for each color - 2 pieces, 5 1/4 x 2 "

Inside sentiment piece, Whisper White, 5 1/4 x 4" scored at 2"

Scrap Whisper White to stamp sunflower.

Although the stamp set and new in-color paper is not available for purchase to customers until June 3rd, if you sign up for a demo starter kit NOW you can order this beautiful set NOW! Sign up and get $125.00 of product for $99 and free shipping on your order starter kit.  Enjoy a discount on products, AND you don't have to do the business - we welcome hobby crafters!  I would love to have you be a part of my team!

Here's the tutorial - Enjoy!!




Deadline to register is Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Mail out date or porch pickup date is Wednesday, June 10th, 2020.

Pick an option that fits you!!

STAMPINNOTES Team Members see Option #4!!

June's class features cards made with the beautiful ORNATE GARDEN Designer Series Paper, ORNATE THANKS stamp set, and ORNATE FLORAL Embossing Folder. I will do all of the die cutting for you! 

You will receive all die-cut pieces, card stock and designer series papers, layers, ribbons and bling for your cards!

Ornate garden cards JUNE CARD CLASS


OPTION #1 – NOTED Experience


Ornate Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set ($18.00) (I LOVE the fonts in this set!)

Medium Daisy Punch - [this is the smaller one] ($16.00)

Pre-cut Card Kits – four card designs, two kits of each design (8 kits total), including envelopes ($20.00)

Printable Full color PDF with instructions

FREE GIFT FROM ME – package of  Champagne Rhinestones ($6.00 value)

All this for $55.00

Class fee – $55.00 + $8.00 Priority Shipping.  Payment is due June 6th. Mail out or porch pick up is Wednesday June 10th. (Reply in comments and I will message you with link to pay)



Ornate Thanks stamp set ($18.00)

Pre-cut kits for four cards: 2 pre-cut kits of each (8 kits total), including envelopes ($20.00)

Printable Full color PDF instructions

Class fee - $40.00 plus $8.00 Priority Shipping.  Payment is due June 6th.  Mail out or porch pick up is Wednesday June 10th. (Reply in comments and I will message you with link to pay).


Option #3 – PDF only

Full color printable PDF instructions emailed to you no later than June 10th.

$8.00 payment is due June 6th. (Reply in comments and I will message you with a link to pay).


Option #4 – Verna’s Stampinnotes Team Members Only Offer

PDF instructions are FREE!

Pre-cut kits for the four projects: 2 pre-cut kits of each card (8 kits total) - $20.00 plus $8.00 Priority Shipping (or free porch pick up).  Payment is due June 6th.  Mail out or porch pick up is Wednesday June 10th.

What are the advantages of Stampinnotes Inking Art Monthly Card Kits?

* I’ve done all the preparation!

The kits include pre-cut card stock and designer series paper, die cut pieces, layers, and embellishments ready for you to assemble.

*You get to keep the PDF as a reference for creating future cards!

What else will you need? I’ve listed the items below.  If you need something on the list, you can order it ahead of time.  Use my May or June Host code posted on my blog, place an order of $50.00 or more (before tax and shipping), in my online store and I will send you the lovely Champagne Rhinestones for FREE!!


Are you sometimes frustrated with how your die cut pieces turn out after running them through your die cutting machine?  Well, I have a great tip for you.  See how I use a common household product to get a clean die cut from an intricate die!  You will want to try it!




Card stock base - Mint Macaron, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Layers - Soft Seafoam, 5 1/4 x 4", Whisper White, 5 x 3 3/4", Whisper White 5 1/4 x 4" for inside sentiment; Terracotta Tile, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2" for die cut piece on front; DSP, 1 1/8 x 4 1/8", Whisper White for sentiment, 7/8 x 3 5/8".

Scrap pieces - Whisper White for daisy (3 punched daisies), Mint Macaron for leaf  

INK: Terracotta Tile

TOOLS: Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder, Ornate Layers Die, Medium Daisy Punch, Leaf Punch, multipurpose liquid glue, glue dots


Click on any of the icons below to order the supplies to make this card from my online store.  Place an order of 50.00 or more (before tax and shipping), and receive the beautiful Champagne rhinestones from me for FREE as a thank you!!  Make sure you use the May host code so I know you placed a qualifying order.  Thanks for stopping by!!

NEW 2020-2022 IN COLORS!

EEK!! Here's a little taste of what's coming in the new annual catalog that will be released June 3rd!  Below  are the new in colors, which are released every year, and are available for two years and then retire.  They are just beautiful! I've used the new Birds and More dies (available June 3rd), to create these pretty cards.


2020-2022 Bumblebee2


2020-2022 Just Jade2


2020-2022 Magenta Madness2


2020-2022 Cinnamon Cider2


2020-2022 Misty Moonlight2


2020-2022 In colors2

Graduation Card With Stitched Stars

This graduation card has a surprise inside - a gift card/money holder created with two die-cut stars. Stamping is done with the Morning Star stamp set, which is retiring (sob). Such great sentiments and morning glories!  Get it in my online store before it's gone!

Watch the video to see how to make this fun card!



Card Measurements:

11 x 4 1/4" scored at 5 1/2" (card base).

5 x 3 3/4" front piece.

5 1/4 x 4" mat piece for inside.

5 x 3 3/4" inside piece for sentiment.

scrap pieces for die cut stars.

gold or silver foil for stars.









I've always loved horses, and I love the "Let it Ride" stamp set that features images of wild and beautiful horses! 

I'm going to show you how to use Stampin' Blends to color in the awesome horse.  But this isn't just coloring on card stock.  This is stamping and coloring on window sheet acetate, and the technique has been called Faux Stained Glass technique.  The image is stamped on the window sheet, and then colored in on the back side. Staz On ink is the ink of choice to stamp on window sheet because it is more permanent.  

Credit goes to Robin at She created a beautiful card using this technique with a different stamp set, which is where I got the idea.

Here's the card I created:

Let it Ride on window sheet2

Here's how the beauty starts:

CARD STOCK::   Card stock base - Soft Suede, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"; Very Vanilla (2) pieces (one for the front mat and one for the inside), 5 1/4 x 4", Crumb Cake for frame, 5 x 3 3/4"; window sheet, 3 x 4 1/2"

STAMP SET: Let it Ride

INK: Staz On; Mossy Meadow; Stampin' Blends, Dark Mossy Meadow, Dark Crumb Cake, Dark Basic Black.

EMBELLISHMENTS: Designer Elements

TOOLS: Tear 'n Tape, Foam Adhesive strips, multipurpose liquid glue, Take a Pic Tool, Stitched Rectangle Dies, silicone sheet.


Stamp the horse on the window sheet. Set it aside to dry for about 20 minutes. After it's dry, place it upside down and color in on the back side of the window sheet. Color the horse with Dark Crumb Cake.  Color the horse hooves in with Dark Basic Black. Color around the grass with Mossy Meadow.  Set it aside to dry (about 10 minutes).

Stamp the trees on the Very Vanilla piece of card stock for the front, using Mossy Meadow.  Check the placement in relationship to the frame before stamping.

Stamp the trees on the inside piece of Very Vanilla card stock.

Die cut the center out of the 5 x 3 3/4" piece of Crumb Cake with the 4th largest Stitched Rectangle Die.

Place Tear n Tape around the back of the frame and adhere over the stamped window sheet, framing the horse. Add foam strips around the back of this and layer onto Very Vanilla mat for the front.

Adhere Designer Elements to the front.

Adhere the inside Very Vanilla piece to the inside.


Click on the icons below to purchase supplies to make this card from my online store.  Spend $50.00 ( before tax and shipping), use the May host code, and receive the  beautiful Champagne rhinestones FREE as a thank you from me!  Happy Stamping!!