Joyful Life Simple Stamping Sunday

So excited to bring the Joyful Life Stamp Set to you for this entire week. I blog every day and I have had so much fun doing it! Blessed to love what I do, bringing you great projects every day. Sundays are the days that start with a new stamp set or bundle. I call Sunday’s Simple Stamping Sunday. 

Not being a simple stamper, I like lots of layers, bling, ink colors, die cuts, and ribbons. You get the idea! I have been stamping for over 20 years, and I sometimes forget what it was like when I first began. And because it is Simple Stamping Sunday, that means I am posting a simple stamping project using only stamps, ink, and paper. Basic projects that anyone can do. You won’t have to own half the Stampin’ Up! catalog to make them! LOL! Sometimes it is nice to go back to how you began.

Beginner Stamping Joyful Life Card
A pumpkin colored card stamped with the Joyful Life Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Sentiment reads, 'FRIENDS like you make life a joy'.

This card is a Simple Stamped card. Let’s call it a Beginner Card. It uses only stamps, ink, and paper. I used the Joyful Life Stamp Set, Pumpkin Pie Cardstock for the base, and accented with Old Olive and Early Espresso Cardstock. The inks I used were Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The image was colored with Watercolor Pencils and a Blender Pen. This stamp set has adorable images. I just love the funny little bunny living his best life in the basket of that bicycle. He is such a cutie. Check out the close-ups.

If you choose to buy this stamp set in the NEW July – December 2021 Mini Catalog, you will love it. This week I will show you so many cute ideas for it. I hope you will see how truly adorable it is because it would make a great addition to your collection or as a first stamp set. This entire week, I will be sharing ideas daily. By Saturday, there will be quite a few projects for my efforts. Come back to my blog daily to see them all.

Casual Stamping Joyful Life Card
A pumpkin colored card stamped with the Joyful Life Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Used Beauty of the Earth DSP. Sentiment reads, 'FRIENDS like you make life a joy'.

That first card was a Simple Stamping card, and this one is simple too just uses a few extra products. This second card represents one created by a Casual Stamper, someone who has been stamping for a while and has collected more products. It uses a few more supplies.

The background layer is covered in Beaty of the Earth DSP. It still has the same Old Olive strip and the Early Espresso mat for the main image has been die-cut with Stitched Rectangle Dies. An additional piece of Pumpkin Pie Cardstock was used for the sentiment on this card. Also, the image was colored with a variety of Stampin’ Blends. Because a Casual Stamper has a few more products at their disposal than a Beginner, the results are similar but just a step up.

Check out the close-ups below.

One additional thing to note is that it is also SALE-a-bration! That means with a qualifying purchase from my online store, you can pick free things! Look for the SALE-a-bration Brochure on the right sidebar to see what is available or choose SALE-a-bration in my online store to see what is available.

Now that you have seen the Beginner card, and the card of a Casual Stamper, next, I will show you the card of an Avid Stamper. An Avid stamper is someone who has been crafting for quite a while and has acquired more than your average amount of supplies. They like to try new things and make unique cards using lots of extras.

Avid Stamping Joyful Life Card
A pumpkin colored card stamped with the Joyful Life Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Uses Stitched Greenery Die for the background. Sentiment reads, 'FRIENDS like you make life a joy'.

The Avid Stamper likes to add even more to a card. They not only have purchased the stamp set but also the matching dies. Ribbon and embellishments are almost always used. They own plenty of ink colors, additional die-cut sets, punches, and even Stampin’ Blends Markers. All those things when added to a card help it achieve a more “professional” look. On this card, the Joyful Life Stamp Set, Stitched Greenery Die, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Love of Leaves Stamp Set, and Stitched Leaves Dies were used. It turned out so cute! Down below are the close-ups.

I hope that you enjoyed this Simple Stamping Sunday blog post using the Joyful Life Stamp Set. Every Sunday pop back in so that I can share more projects with you. I will leave you with images of all three cards. If you want to see last week’s Simple Stamping post, click here. 

The links below show the products used to create the three cards: Beginner, Casual, Avid. You can click the links to be taken to my online store to purchase the items you would like. Thank you for supporting my small business, and helping me to bring you more blog content with your support.

Beginner Stamping Card Product List

Casual Stamping Card Product List

Avid Stamping Card Product List

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