Thursday’s Tip: Where To Start With Card Making!

By | January 31, 2019
  • Are you new to stamping and would like to make some lovely handmade cards, but you don’t quite know what supplies to buy in order to make them?
  • Would you like to make cards, but are finding it difficult? E.g, you can’t decide on a design or what colours to use?
  • Do you need some quick and easy cards to make when you don’t have much time, but you would still like to give a handmade card?

Why not use a Stampin’ Up! card kit?  Stampin’ Up! have done the hard work, making it pre-cut and ready to go.  Embellishments and pre-cut die cut images are included.  There is also a stamp set and a small ink spot to use too. The kit comes with information on what to do, and photos of the finished project so that you know what you are making.

Here is a sample of a kit:Lots of Happy Card Kit, card making

All-inclusive card kits are great for all sorts of people.

  • Beginner Stampers: If you are starting off with card making, card kits are great to purchase as it has all your card making supplies. You may just need some scissors and adhesive. There are pictures and some basic instructions too.
  • Someone with limited time: The kit is there for you, there is no need to think of designs or what you are going to make.  It is ready to make whenever you would like to make a card.  Make one card as you need it, or a few at once to have prepared.  It makes card making quick and easy.
  • Experienced Stampers:  You may know how to make lots of fancy cards, but sometimes you want a break for something quick and easy.

There are four all-inclusive card kits available, and I’m sure at least one of them will appeal to you.  They are shown below:

Lots of Happy Card Kit 
The Lots of Happy Card Kit allows you to create all-occasion cards.  You add your own colour using the included Watercolour Pencils.  The kit makes 20 cards, 4 each of 5 designs, using the included Lots of Happy Stamp Set.
Folded card sizes: 2″ x 3½”, 2½” x 4½”, 4″ x 3½”, 4¼” x 5½” (5.1 x 8.9 cm, 6.4 x 11.4 cm, 10.2 x 8.9 cm, 10.8 x 14 cm)

Lots of Happy Card Kit, card making


Made To Bloom All-Inclusive Card Kit
Create beautiful all-occasion cards in minutes. The kit makes 12 cards, 4 each of 3 designs, using the included Made to Bloom Stamp Set.  Folded card size: 4¼” x 5½” (10.8 x 14 cm).

Made to Bloom Card Kit


Notes Of Kindness Card Kit
This kit makes it easy to create and send your heartfelt greetings. The kit makes 20 cards: 5 each of 4 designs.  Folded card size: 3½” x 5″ (8.9 x 12.7 cm)

Lots of Kindness Card Kit


Soft Sayings Card Kit
Make cards with a lovely watercolour background using the included Soft Sayings Stamp Set.  The kit makes 20 cards: 2 each of 10 designs.  Folded card sizes: 4¼” x 5½” (10.8 cm x 14 cm), 3½” x 5″ (8.9 cm x 12.7 cm), 3″ x 3″ (7.2 cm x 7.2 cm)

Soft Sayings Card Kit

Three of the four card kits also offer a refill kit.  This is available for the Lots of Happy, Notes of Kindness, and Soft Sayings card kits.  Once you have the stamp set you can purchase the refill kit and make more of those same cards!

If you would like to purchase one of these card kits or any other Stampin’ Up! products, and you don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I can be your Demonstrator.  You can either order online through my online store, or email me directly.  If you are interested, please also check out my Loyalty Programme.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

I hope you will enjoy checking out these wonderful card kits, and that one of them appeals to you.

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