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"4 for Him, 4 for Her" Class Sample

Featuring the BOOTIFUL OCCASIONS & BLUE RIBBON stamp sets

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  Bootiful kick up yer heels

Bootiful kick up yer heels 3In my recent "4 for Him, 4 for Her" class we used this super fun Cowboy Boot from the Bootiful Occasions stamp set (pg 50 in the Stampin' Up! Catalog). 

I paired it with the BLUE RIBBON stamp set and some fun background papers... see below for full recipe of products used. (Don't you LOVE the pre-embossed Naturals Composition papers!?)


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 Bootiful festival of prints

We stamped the boot in Early Espresso ink on Crumb Cake cardstock, cut it out and then sponged the edges with Soft Suede ink for that real leather cowboy boot look!

It is layered onto circles and scallops... see below for sizes and paper used.


Sharon Howard figured this out in our class... this is how you can stamp this Blue Ribbon image and punch it out with the Scallop Circle punch without punching off the ribbon tails!

STEP 1: Stamp blue ribbon image and make 2 cuts with your paper snips as shown

Blue ribbon punch 1

STEP 2: Flip the 2-3/8" Scallop Circle punch upside down, and pull the "ribbons" up through the opening as shown:

Blue ribbon punch 2

STEP 3: Pull the ribbons and position so that the scallop lines up with the punch

Blue ribbon punch 3

STEP 4: Punch

Blue ribbon punch 4

STEP 5: take it out of the punch

Blue ribbon punch 5

STEP 6: Trim the ribbons by hand with your paper snips

Blue ribbon punch 6

Isn't that FANTABULOUS!!?? Thank you Sharon!

Notice in the Festival of Prints paper pack, one side looks very Christmasy and the other side has great masculine patterns... GREAT for this Cowboy card!

126904 festival of prints pack

125979 blue ribbon

126595 bootiful occasions

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  • STAMP SETS: Bootiful Occasions, pg 50 #126595 / 126597, Blue Ribbon, pg 33 #125979 / 125981
  • PUNCHES: 1-3/4" circle #119850, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle #118874, 2-1/2" circle #120906, Large Oval #1119855, Scallop oval #119856
  • SPECIALTY PAPERS: Notecards & Envelopes pg 160 #107311, Natural Composition Specialty DSP pg 162, #126917, Festival of Prints DSP Paper Stack pg 20 (holiday cat.) #126904
  • CARDSTOCK: Chocolate Chip #102128, Whisper White #100730, Crumb Cake #120953
  • INK: Island Indigo #126986, Early Espresso #126974, Soft Suede (sponging) #126978
  • ACCESSORIES: Sponge Daubers #102892, Dimensionals #104430

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sonny peterson

love this great tip. I enjoy your blog daily can tell you have done this for awhile ..thanks again for doing what you do so classy!

Dolores Falcon

Thank you for the tip, now I have to get stamp set :)

Selene Kempton

That's so clever! Thanks for sharing Patty.


What a cool idea!!!

Gail Slagle

Great tip Patty and Sharon!!!! Super cute card.

Carol Carriveau

I don't have either of these sets, but Mr. brown just delivered the pack of DSP and I love it! We have designs for more than Christmas and hope they will continue to do this. I have long loved polka dots and plaids (my very first pair of glasses had plaid frames!)...and that is my fav of your cards. TFS!

Carol Carriveau

Sorry, forgot to say thank you for the wionderful punching tip!

Gladys Rienks

Thank you and Sharon so much for the FANTASTIC tip on using the punch on this stamp. Tried it yesterday and was amazed at how easy it really was. Thanks again!

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