Stampin’ Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

Good morning – are you more tired today than you were yesterday?  Did you set your clocks forward last night before you went to bed?  I hate when I have to do that in the morning when we change to DST – I feel like…BOOM!  Just lost an hour of my day! 😒. I personally LOVE Daylight Savings Time – those long evenings are truly my jam!  I don’t like CHANGING back and forth so…since I am sure that “they” care – let’s DEMAND that  THIS be our LAST time changing!  Who’s with me?!? 😎

My card today features the gorgeous Desert Details bundle and Delicate Desert DSP to make a pretty card for a friend.  I love this suite!  Take a look-see:

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

The layout for this one is from the Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge.

And many elements were inspired by the Global Design Project CASE The Designer challenge.

I started by adhering a piece of Cajun Craze paper from the Delicate Desert DSP to the front of my Cajun Craze card base, using Liquid Glue.

Then I cut out a bunch of the southwest shapes from the Desert Details die set from one of the Gray Granite papers in the DSP pack.  I adhered them to the front of the card with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

I cut out a Basic White cardstock circle using the largest die from Stylish Shapes and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.  Using the next size die down, I cut a second piece of Gray Granite Delicate Desert DSP and adhered that to the circle die cut with Liquid Glue.

Using Liquid Glue, I adhered a length Pale Papaya 1/2″ Faux Velvet Trim.

I used the leaf die from Desert Details to cut out two leaves from Soft Succulent Fine Shimmer Paper and one from Evening Evergreen.

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

I adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue and then added a piece of Burlap ribbon from the Real Red & Burlap Ribbon Combo Pack using Glue Dots.

Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the large flower from Desert Details in Pale Papaya ink (this DistINKtive stamp may benefit from a daub-daub-daub from a Sponger Dauber to get a pretty image – it depends on your ink pad – so…do a test run on a piece of scrap paper if you’re not sure!).  Then I cut it out with its matching die and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

On a strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from Desert Details in Evening Evergreen ink.  Then I adhered it over the flower with Liquid Glue.

I added some Gold Faceted Adhesive-backed Sequins and the card front was done!

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video TutorialOn the inside, I used the Stamparatus again to stamp the large Desert Details flower in Pale Papaya on a Basic White panel.

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Evening Evergreen mat and into the Cajun Craze card base and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the large Desert Details flower on the front…

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

…and more of the Delicate Desert DSP on the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

Et Voila!  Is it any wonder that I love this Desert Details bundle and coordinating Delicate Desert DSP!?  It’s just so pretty!  I think the color combo in the paper is perfectly perfect! 🙂

Stampin' Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!  AND – this is the card I made on my YouTube video yesterday!  If you’d like to check it out – for the first time or again! – here tis!

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Cuts Used in This Project:

Cajun Craze Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Evening Evergreen Cardstock:  Desert Details die cut leaf;  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Fine Shimmer Paper:  Desert Details die cut leaf (x2)

Basic White Cardstock: Largest Stylish Shapes circle die cut (behind art); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 1/2″ x 3 3/8″ (sentiment); Stamped and die cut Flower on front

Detailed Desert DSP: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (panel on front); Die cut shapes (x7); 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Always with the camera.



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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Desert Details Ray of Sunshine with Video Tutorial

  1. Such a pretty card Mary! Love the layout and the colors are perfect. And that look from Finn says it all. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – he doesn’t even have to say a word, does he?! Thanks so much, Amy! 🙂

  2. Cute photo of Finn! He looks thoroughly disgusted with the camera.
    Enjoyed the video and the card is lovely.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – it’s hard to be one of the beautiful people, for sure!! Thanks, Julie! 🙂

  3. Debbie

    Good morning from sunny Arizona where we don’t mess with time changes and we LOVE it! They tried it one year and decided once was enough! Lol
    Love all your ideas/projects!

    • stampsnlingers

      LOL! I know – I had some difficulty when I was TDY there – could hardly keep track of the time where all the OTHER things were – home in Georgia, the other test I was working on in CA…it was confusing! We need the whole country to adopt the pick a time (PLEASE let it be Daylight Savings Time!) and STICK WITH IT! 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️

  4. Pretty card. I love those shapes, they look lacy and delicate. Thanks for joining at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Donna – I like them, too – our years in Albuquerque….that SW thing sorta sticks with you! 🙂

  5. Pat C.

    Mary, your video was quite entertaining, had me laughing several times! 😂🤣
    Everything about this card is gorgeous, you know I’ll be CASEing! This bundle is one of my all time favs.

    • stampsnlingers

      Tt’s a wondrful bundle, for sure! Glad you enjoyed the video, Pat! Thanks so much! 🙂

  6. Oooh – very neat southwestern looking card! I love this. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Melissa – appreciate you taking time to come by! 🙂

  7. Patti

    Glad to have you create with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches! Your card is just beautiful-so creative and gorgeous colors.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Patti – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. hkstamps

    Lol lol Come on mooommm really!? I’m Finn-ished!!

    • stampsnlingers

      For sure – the paparazzi….sigh…. LOL! 🙂

  9. Debbie

    Awesome card! I love that fun die!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches
    Debbie – TMS DT
    Debbie’s Dash of This and That

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Debbie – appreciate you stopping by!! 🙂

  10. Sharon

    One of the most beautiful cards I’ve ever seen. As a born-in-New Mexico gal, it’s just perfect.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks Sharon!! I’m so glad that you like it! 🙂

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