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Garden Impressions





The Garden Impressions suite is fresh, crisp and colourful.  It's stamps have a contemporary look with their abstract designs.

In contrast, the matching die set is detailed and exquisite.

It is coordinated with Designer series paper (Dsp) in vibrant colour combinations.


Calypso Coral

Mango Melody

Melon Mambo

Night of Navy

Pacific Point

Petal Pink

Powder Pink

Shaded Spruce

Soft Sea Foam

So Saffron



Definitely a heady mix!  Let's get started with some quick and easy cards.....

The designer paper has 48 sheets 6" x 6" in 24 different designs.  Each sheet has two designs - a floral design on one side and a plain design on the other.

Each card uses one sheet of Dsp as this leaves a strip to decorate the inside of each cards.

All card bases were made from So Saffron, Soft Sea Foam and Powder Pink 12" x 12" card stock.  They were cut using US card sizes to avoid wastage.


Before starting your cards check out your Card Sizes and Layers



Card One


  • Soft Foam card for card base
  • Pacific Point card for layer one
  • Dsp for layer two
  • Extra card for sentiment and layer
  • Stamp sentiment with Pacific Point ink.  Mount with Dimensional foam pads
  • Add Whisper White bakers twine 
  • Decorate inside of card with remaining strip of Dsp

Garden Impressions suite from Stampin Up!


Card Two

  • So Saffron card for card base
  • Pacific Point card for layer one
  • Dsp
  • Stamp sentiment with Pacific Point ink onto Whisper White card.  Cut with Tailored Tag punch
  • Cut Pacific Point card with Tailored Tag Punch. Cut in half and stick to back of sentiment.
  • Mount sentiment with Dimensional foam pads
  • Decorate inside of card with the remaining strip of Dsp
Garden Impressions suite from Stampin Up!


Card Three

  • Powder Pink card for card base
  • Melon Mambo card for layer one
  • Dsp for layer two
  • Stamp sentiment with Melon Mambo ink onto Whisper White card.  Cut with Everyday Label punch
  • Cut Melon Mambo card with Everyday Label punch.  Stick behind sentiment.
  • Mount sentiment with dimensional foam pads
  • Decorate inside of card with the remaining strip of Dsp
Garden Impressions suite from Stampin Up!


Card Four

  • Powder Pink card for card base
  • Calypso Coral card for layer one
  • Dsp for layer two
  • Stamp sentiment with Calypso Coral ink onto Very Vanilla card. Cut into 1" strip
  • Cut 1 1/4" strip of Melon Mambo card.  Stick to sentiment card.
  • Mount sentiment with dimensional foam pads across the corner of the card. Trim to fit.
  • Add Calypso Coral ribbon
  • Decorate inside of card with the remaining strip of Dsp
Garden Impressions suite from Stampin Up!




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