Make a “Mosaic Madness” Wish with Stampin’ Up!

I have been having lots of fun with challenges this week.  I wanted to see how many challenges I could cover with a single card.  It really gets the creative juices flowing!  Today’s card features the Perfect Pennants (wood mount and clear mountand Mosaic Madness (wood mount and clear mount) stamp sets from Stampin’ Up!  I love that the Modern Mosaic stamp set also has a coordinating punch and embossing folder… oh the possibilities! LOL!

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This card combines three challenges in one:  SCS Sketch Challenge #477,  Color Challenge #467, and SUO #91

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I began my card with a Bermuda Bay card base, then I dry embossed a Soft Sky panel using the Modern Mosaic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  I adhered this panel to the card base using SNAIL adhesive.  Next, I cut a banner in Midnight Muse card stock using the largest of the Banner Framelits Dies.  I trimmed 1/2 inch off of the banner from each side to make it the appropriate width for my card design.  Then, I added panels of Bermuda Bay and Very Vanilla using SNAIL.  (Before adhering the panels, I inked the outside edge of the Very Vanilla panel using a sponge dauber and my Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Pad.)

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After creating the basic design, it was time to add the details. I used Bermuda Bay ink for all of the stamping in this project.  I stamped the “Make a Wish” greeting from the Perfect Pennants stamp set (available as a bundle with the Banner Framelits Dies for a 15% discount off the regular price; wood mount and clear mount).

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Next, I stamped some of the stamps from the Mosaic Madness stamp set and cut them out using the Mosaic Punch.  (The Mosaic Madness stamp set and the Mosaic Punch are also available as a bundle for 15% off the normal price; wood mount and clear mount.)  For a little bit of “bling” I added some Basic Rhinestone Jewel Accents to my punched pieces.  Finally, I stamped some banners using the Perfect Pennants and Banner Blast (Sale-a-bration item) stamp sets.  I punched out the small banners using the Banner Punch (Sale-a-bration item), and I attached all of the detail pieces to the front of the card using  Stampin’ Dimensionals.  

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As a finishing touch, I added a Very Vanilla panel to the inside of my card and stamped it with the banner stamps I used on the front.

I am pleased with how this card turned out.  I like that it could be used for a man’s birthday card too.  I tend to make my cards very “girly” so this one is pretty neutral for me!  If you enjoyed my post, please pin it to Pinterest for me.  I am working on building up my blog following and could use your help in getting the word out!  If you scroll to the bottom of the post, you will find a “pin it” button just below my supply list for the project… and, don’t forget to leave me a comment for your chance to win a handcrafted card in the mail!

If you would like to order the Mosaic Madness stamp set, Perfect Pennants stamp set or any of the other beautiful products featured in this card, please click here to shop in my online store.  Remember it’s Sale-a-bration with Stampin’ Up! Choose from a wide variety of FREE items (including the Banner Punch and Banner Blast stamp set) with any $50 purchase until March 31, 2014.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, and the very bottom of this post.


Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! March 4-10

Here are the new Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up!:


We hope you enjoy this week’s Weekly Deals!

Coastal Cabana 3/8″ Ruffle Stretch Trim Item # 130024
Regular Price: 8.95 US/12.5 CAN
Discounted Price: 6.7125 US/9.375 CAN
Strawberry Slush 3/8″ Ruffle Stretch Trim Item # 130023
Regular Price: 8.95 US/12.5 CAN
Discounted Price: 6.7125 US/9.375 CAN
Adorning Accents Textured Impressions Embossing Folders Item # 125601
Regular Price: 8.95 US/10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: 6.7125 US/8.2125 CAN
Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels Item # 129324
Regular Price: 4.95 US/6.5 CAN
Discounted Price: 3.7125 US/4.875 CAN
Midnight Muse 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon Item # 126847
Regular Price: 8.95 US/12.25 CAN
Discounted Price: 6.7125 US/9.1875 CAN
Betsy’S Blooms Stampin’ Around Standard Wheel Item # 126943
Regular Price: 6.5 US/7.95 CAN
Discounted Price: 4.875 US/5.9625 CAN
2012-2014 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack Item # 130137
Regular Price: 21.95 US/26.95 CAN
Discounted Price: 16.4625 US/20.2125 CAN
Everything Easter Ensemble – Digital Download Item # 129363
Regular Price: 14.95 US/16.5 CAN
Discounted Price: 8.97 US/9.9 CAN

Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through March 10.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now in the main menu or in the sidebar to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!


  • It’s Sale-a-bration time!!  You’ll get a free item from Stampin’ Up! for every $50 that you purchase between now and March 31!  Click on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page for more information!
  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Stamp Sets: Mosaic Madness (130249); Perfect Pennants (133230); Banner Blast (Sale-a-bration item)

Dies, Punches, & Embossing Folders: Banner Framelits Dies (132173); Modern Mosaic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (129984); Mosaic Punch (131267); Banner Punch (Sale-a-bration item)

Embellishments: Basic Rhinestones Jewel Accents (119246)

Card Stock:  Bermuda Bay (131197) – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ panel (front of card), one banner; Soft Sky (131203) – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, two banners (banner punch); Midnight Muse (126843) – one large banner (Banner Framelits Dies); Very Vanilla (101650) – 2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ panel (front of card), 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel (inside of card), two Mosaic Punches.  

Markers & Ink:  Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Pad (131171)

Tools:  Big Shot (113439); Sponge Dauber (102892)

Adhesive: SNAIL (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)