Traci Raether

Written by Traci Raether

Just a little bit of Spring inspiration to make some cards using the Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts stamp set with heat embossing to brighten your day! Also using Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, and Blushing Bride colors on these cards.

SIP Card – Stamps, Ink, and Paper

Card #1 using Positive Thoughts stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

Card 1 is an example of a SIP card made with Stamps, Ink, and Paper. This card technique is very easy and doesn’t require many supplies.


Layered Card Front with Stamped Background

Card #2 using Positive Thoughts stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

Card 2 card front is created using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits dies to create the layers for the card front. The white layers of cardstock were stamped to create backgrounds and then the final white piece of cardstock was stamped with the sentiment. The butterfly was stamped and fussy cut to be an accent. The rhinestones were added as a final embellishment.

Card with Heat Embossed Accents and Sentiment

Card #3 using Positive Thoughts stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

Cardstock Measurements for Card #3

  • Rich Razzleberry cardstock (card base) – 5.5.x 8.5; score at 4.25; (card front pieces) ¾” x 3 5/8”, and 1 7/8 x 3 5/8”
  • Basic White cardstock (card front) – 3 3/4″ x 5″ and (card insert) 4″ x 5 1/4
  • Soft Sea Foam cardstock – 2″ x 3 5/8″
Card with embossed design


Use the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder to add texture to the front of the Blackberry Bliss card base. Adhere the white card front to the card with multi-purpose glue. Stamp the Soft Seafoam cardstock with the Blackberry Bliss branch images, three white butterflies on a scrap of Basic White cardstock, and the inside piece of white cardstock.

Use the Versamark ink to add branch images on the Soft Sea Foam cardstock and emboss with White Embossing Powder. Stamp the sentiment on the Blackberry Bliss card front with Versamark ink and then emboss with the White Embossing powder. Glue the next layer of card front pieces to the card base.

Adhere the three butterflies to the card front with Dimensionals and then add some rhinestones as the final embellishments. Adhere the card insert to the inside of the card and decorate the envelopes, if desired.

Three cards using the Positive Thoughts stamp set by Stampin’ Up!


Just click the links under the Supplies section or visit my online store. For additional cardmaking ideas, please check out my videos on my Facebook Page – Plum Crazy Stamping. If you have any questions or if I can help you in any way, please email me at

Happy Stamping! Traci

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