Jari Francis, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Stampin’ Up! Friendly Wishes for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop

Happy Stampers Blog Hop

I chose the Stampin’ Up! Friendly Wishes stamp set today for my share for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop.  Since Valentine’s Day is coming very soon, I decided I needed to get busy…

Friendly Wishes by Cardiology by Jari


Here is the sketch used for today’s  challenge:


If you are in need of a quick and easy card, this one fills the bill.  For the background, I layered a panel of Love Blossoms DSP onto a little larger panel of Garden Green, then attached that to the Blushing Bride card base with multipurpose liquid glue.

Friendly Wishes by Cardiology by Jari

The sentiment, from Stampin’ Up! Friendly Wishes, was stamped in Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride, and Rose Red onto a panel of Whisper White using my Stamp-a-ma-jig.  Boy is that a life saver!  I framed the sentiment panel with a panel of Rose Red using Multipurpose Liquid glue to attach them, then popped it onto the base with Dimensionals.

Friendly Wishes by Cardiology by JariThe banner, from the new Bloomin’ Love stamp set, was stamped in Garden Green, and cut out using the banner die from the wonderful new Large Numbers Framelits Dies.  In case you did not realize it, this can be bundled with the Number of Years stamp set for a great $avings deal and will earn you Free items from the Sale-a-Bration sale going on right now at Stampin’ Up! I stamped Be Mine, also from the Bloomin’ Love stamp set, in Rose Red ink. I decided I needed a little bling, so I punched out a small heart of Blushing Bride glimmer paper using my Itty Bitty heart Accents punch.  It and the banner are popped onto the front with Dimensionals.

Friendly Wishes by Cardiology by JariFor the inside, I chose another sentiment from Bloomin’ Love, which I stamped in Rose Red onto a panel of Whisper White, then I added two more hearts and a bottom border with a left over strip of the DSP I used on the front.

Friendly Wishes by Cardiolgy by Jari

And here is a look at the decorated envelope and one of the inside flap of the envelope:

Friendly Wishes Cardiology by JariInformation on card stock cuts and supplies will be at the end of this post.



Now on to the rest of the hop!  Please head over to see what Kristi Gray has created for us :).  Just click on the arrow below and continue your journey.


In case you get lost along the way, or want to re-visit anyone, here is a list of the Happy Stampers sharing today:

Amy Koenders

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage

Jari Francis (you are here)

Kristi Gray

Heather Wright-Porto

Heather Van Looy


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Card stock cuts in inches:

Blushing Bride base 4 1/4 X 11; scored at 5 1/2

Garden Green 4 1/8 X 5 3/8

Love Blossoms DSP 4 X 5 1/4 ; inside strip 3/4 X 4

Whisper White for sentiment 2 3/8 X 4 1/8; for inside panel 4 X 5 1/4; for banner 3/4 X 3

Rose Red 2 1/2 X 4 1/4

Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper for hearts 3/4 X 2


Stampin’ Up! Supplies used in today’s card:

Price: $110.00

Thanks so much for stopping by today! If you are in need of stamping supplies, I would love to be your demonstrator! Hope to see you next time 🙂


  1. Sandra MacIver | |

    Love your card Jari, especially how you restamped the sentiment in different colors down the panel, that is really striking. – it would be perfect for our “All about Love” challenge too.

  2. Amy Koenders | |

    Oh, so pretty Jari! Love the color scheme and the little touch of sparkle from the Glimmer Paper. Perfect Valentine! 🙂

  3. Kristi gray | |

    So pretty, perfect for Valentines Day. Love the DSP, it is the perfect touch for the sentiment that you stamped in different colors. Great card.

  4. K. Beach | |

    Love the colors you used on your card.

  5. Mary Deatherage | |

    Super pretty card, Jari! And I love your inside, too! Altogether perfect! 🙂

  6. Heather Wright-Porto | |

    Very sweet card. Love it!! love the banner popped too!!! Very nice!!!

  7. Shelagh Freemantle | |

    I love that paper!!! You did a fabulous job making this so pretty. Hugs from Shelagh.

    • Jari Francis | |

      Why, thank you, Shelagh! 🙂

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