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Card Making Kit by Stampin’ Up

If you have been following my blog recently, you will know I’ve been getting all artsy and crafty. Last week was painting by numbers and scrapbooking, this week is card making. Thanks to the lovely people at Stampin’ Up, I have been sent this awesome card making kit to try called Lot’s Of Happy.

I love the idea of this card making kit, it’s the perfect way to give someone a little bit of happy on any occasion. Even if you are not naturally artistic, you can still do something homemade and creative which always adds that extra special touch. This kit has everything you need, just make sure you have some glue nearby and you are good to go!

The whole kit comes in this cool little box. I’m already thinking of uses for this once I have made all my cards. How perfect would this be for giving a gift in too!

In the all-inclusive card making kit you get: 20 cards, 4 each of 5 designs / 7 photopolymer stamps / clear stamp block / 20 printed card bases and coordinating envelopes / printed, gold foil, white, and vellum die-cut accents / white and gold foil labels / basic black archival stampin’ spot / full-size watercolour pencils in flirty flamingo, lemon lime twist, old olive, and rich razzleberry / lemon lime twist 1/4″ (6.4 mm) ombre ribbon / stampin’ dimensionals.

Gorgeous shades to colour in the flowers.

Cool stamps for every occasion.

In the kit, there is a handy little guide to show you which combinations work best together.

Firstly, the important task of colouring. It’s so easy to add depth to the flowers using the different shades provided.

Ta-da! The greens and pinks look so pretty together.

Next, choose your card, the add the first layer and stick on the flower embellishments.

It’s all about adding layers to make the card stand out. I love how the black and white stripes look against the pinks and greens with a touch of gold.

Of course, Simba wasn’t far away when there was string involved.

I’m really pleased with how this turned out. The stampin’ is pretty straightforward – stamps, ink and stampin’ block are all included.

There are a variety of different card shapes and sizes all with matching envelopes.

I love the cute and happy stamps!

This kit is a must for anyone who loves colouring in, like I do.

When you manage to get the string from your cat, you can use this to add an extra layer and splash of colour.

I love how these cards have such sweet and positive messages.

Here are the five different designs. You can experiment with layers and combinations and see which looks best. To have fun with your own kit, check out the Stampin’ Up Lot’s of Happy card making kit. Share your awesome creations on social media by tagging Stampin’ Up on Instagram / Twitter / Pinterest

Happy stampin’!

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70 Comments

  1. February 23, 2018 / 10:41 am

    I absolutely love stampin up! I order so much stuff from them 😊 These are great designs you’ve come up with! 😘

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:07 am

      Thanks so much Charlotte! 💖 It’s such a great kit, really enjoyed using it 😘 xx

  2. February 23, 2018 / 10:46 am

    Okay this kit is AMAZING. What gorgeous cards – they look shop bought! I’m not that artsy but I think I could get along with this as you can’t really go too wrong, can you? Personalised cards are such a nice touch xxx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:09 am

      Thank you so much Jenny! 💖 The kit makes it so much easier to make something homemade and special. So glad you like it 😘 xx

  3. February 23, 2018 / 11:18 am

    I love SU, their products are fab. Great cards you have made there too xx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:10 am

      Thanks so much Jane, it’s such a great kit! ☺️💕 xx

  4. February 23, 2018 / 12:37 pm

    I love card making and all things crafty/diy and this is such a lovely idea!!x

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:10 am

      Thanks so much Ellie 💖 It was such a fun thing to do 😘 xx

  5. February 23, 2018 / 8:03 pm

    These look so beautiful! I’ve always wanted to make cards because my aunt does that and they’re always so pretty. I love yours they look so professional x

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:15 am

      Aw thanks so much for your lovely comment Katie 💖 xx

  6. February 23, 2018 / 8:05 pm

    Oh my gosh these are gorgeous! I love Stampin Up products, the quality is always so good! 😍 I can’t believe how much you actually get in a kit, its perfect for mother’s day makes.

    Sarah | http://www.justbuttonsblog.co.uk

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:18 am

      Thank you so much Sarah! 💖 That’s such a fantastic idea to use them for Mother’s Day! Perfect suggestion 😘 xx

  7. February 23, 2018 / 8:07 pm

    Oh I am not creative at all but I love the idea of making my own cards so this would be perfect for me.

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:19 am

      Thank you so much Chloe, it was such a fun thing to do 😘 xx

  8. February 23, 2018 / 8:07 pm

    Love this post, the kit looks amazing and the cards look so professional and lovely! Also, your cat is the cutest! X

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:20 am

      Aww thanks so much for your lovely comment Mollie! Simba is always around to give a helping hand 😄💕 xx

  9. February 23, 2018 / 8:14 pm

    You really are a talented lady, these cards are gorgeous x

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:20 am

      Aww thanks so much Louise, you are so sweet! 💖 xx

  10. February 23, 2018 / 8:15 pm

    This looks like an amazing set and the products look great quality too😃 I love the finished cards you have made the designs are fantastic and very creative ❤️
    Thanks for sharing!

    Melanie | http://www.frasersfunhouse.com

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:29 am

      Thanks so much Melanie! It was so much fun to do! Glad you liked them ☺️💕 xx

  11. February 23, 2018 / 8:15 pm

    This looks fantastic & looks very professional. My niece would love a kit like this, I must check it out. Leann

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:31 am

      Thanks you so much Leann 💖 It’s such a fun thing to do, I really enjoyed it 😘 xx

  12. February 23, 2018 / 8:16 pm

    I had never heard of such a kit but it sounds amazing! Loving the idea! I love sending cards to people and making them myself is even better! xx corinne

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:32 am

      Thanks so much Corinne! It’s such a great way to give a handmade card 💕😘 xx

  13. February 23, 2018 / 8:18 pm

    This is the cutest idea. They look so pretty! X

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:32 am

      Thanks so much Farrah! 💖 xx

  14. February 23, 2018 / 8:21 pm

    This has made me want to get back into my crafts! I used to make cards and stuff with my auntie all the time as a kid but I haven’t done anything since I was a teenager 🙁

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:33 am

      It was such a fun thing to do and I was really impressed with the finished cards. Thanks so much for commenting Jade! 💖 xx

  15. February 23, 2018 / 8:23 pm

    These are gorgeous! Some really adorable cards, especially if someone you know is having a hard day, these are bound to cheer them up! Who wouldn’t want a cat approved, beautifully coloured and amazingly designed card. Sure to make anyone smile❤️❤️ xx Great post Darling!

    http://www.beautynbrushes.co.uk

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:34 am

      Aw thanks so much for your lovely comment Emily! 💖 Simba and I definitely had fun making these! So glad you liked them ☺️💕 xx

  16. February 23, 2018 / 8:27 pm

    This looks like a really cute Kit! I love all the little flowers and accents they gave you. It seems like you could combine these to make some truly unique cards for loved ones!

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:35 am

      Thanks so much Kristin, it’s such a fun way to be creative! I really enjoyed making them 💕☺️ xx

  17. February 23, 2018 / 8:31 pm

    You have so much talent for this Bexa!! I always wanted to do that someday!! These are really incredible, and they can cheer up anyone with bad mood. Enjoyed this post lovely.

    http://littlewritingworld.wordpress.com

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:36 am

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment Caroline! 💖 It was such a fun and relaxing thing to do. I’m really pleased with how they turned out ☺️💕 xx

  18. February 23, 2018 / 10:01 pm

    OMG those are amazing, they are so cute and personal. wow thank you for sharing ! I need to order some asap

    xoxo

    ww.budgetgirlife.com

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:37 am

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment Jenn! Hope you enjoy making them as much as I did ☺️💕 xx

  19. February 24, 2018 / 1:11 am

    These cards turned out so pretty and professional looking! Seeing how they turned out for you makes me want to order this kit myself.

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:38 am

      Thank you so much Blair! It is such a fun thing to do, I would definitely recommend ☺️💕 xx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:39 am

      Thanks Sarah! It was really fun, glad you like them! 💕☺️ xx

  20. February 24, 2018 / 7:15 am

    Beautiful cards Bexa, they look lovely!
    Next thing you know you’ll have a craft room and be teaching yourself how to paint 😂 (I speak from personal experience 😁)

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:42 am

      He he, a craft room sounds like the dream! 💖 Thank you so much for your lovely comment Marie, so glad you liked them 😘 xx

  21. February 24, 2018 / 7:30 am

    This looks like the coolest kit ever! And I absolutely love the cards you’ve been able to make from it too Bexa. Lovely review again and love seeing your cats involved in your blogging as well 😂 xx

    Rebecca | https://www.rebeccasreviews.com

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 24, 2018 / 8:45 am

      Aw thanks so much Rebecca! 💖 It’s such a fun thing to do! I was so impressed at how they turned out. Glad you liked them ☺️. Simba is always around to give a helping hand he he 😄💕 xx

  22. February 24, 2018 / 1:27 pm

    This is a stationery lovers dream. It all looks so neat and uniformed and the black and white is so elegant. This set is incredible!! I’m not too crafty so the fact I’m this excited about this is a big deal for me. What a lovely way to give something a personal touch! x

    Sophie
    http://www.glowsteady.co.uk

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:45 am

      Thanks so much Sophie! 💖 I was very impressed with the kit too. So fun, creative and thoughtful. Glad you enjoyed the post 😘 xx

  23. February 24, 2018 / 3:41 pm

    Great post! Those kits are beautiful and so cute! Have always loved making my own cards. Shows extra effort has been put into sending a thoughtful card. Lovely photographs! 😘💓xx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:46 am

      Thanks so much Lauren! 💖 It’s such a lovely thoughtful thing to do. So glad you enjoyed the post 😘 xx

  24. February 25, 2018 / 9:07 am

    Love this post. I really need to get back into card making. I used to make them all the time and had hundreds of pounds worth of kit but sold most of it when I moved a couple of years ago. I want to start up again and I LOVE the look of this kit. I love all the textures and layers. Definitely going to have a look at the website.

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:47 am

      Yay! So glad this has inspired you to get back into card making! 💖 It is such a fun and creative thing to do. Thank you for your lovely comment Hayley 😘 xx

  25. February 25, 2018 / 9:16 am

    Ohmigosh these look super cute! And you’re right the greens and pinks look so gorgeous together!

    Also PS: I’m pretty new here (though I’ve been following you on Twitter for a while — love your inspirational tweets!) and can I just say Simba is SUCH a magnificent specie? 😍

    xx Kate | https://allthetrinkets.wordpress.com

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:51 am

      Aww thanks so much for your lovely thoughtful comment Kate! 💖 I am so glad you enjoy the tweets, that’s so sweet of you to say. He he, Simba is such a little character, he always want to get involved 😄💕😘 xx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:51 am

      Thanks so much Kimmiee 💖 it’s such a fun thing to do 😘 xx

  26. February 25, 2018 / 10:30 am

    Someone is totally loving crafts I see…and she’s influencing me for sure. Lemme think…what the occasion? My birthday is around the corner and I’d really want such a cute card. You got cute colors for sure Bexa!

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:53 am

      Aww thanks so much for your lovely comment Dalene! 💖 Yay! I’m glad you feel inspired! He he, I’d happily send you one of the cards 😄. So glad you enjoyed the post 😘 xx

  27. February 25, 2018 / 10:50 am

    Wow these look so cute! Really lovely.

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 25, 2018 / 11:53 am

      Thanks so much Rachael! 💖 xx

  28. February 25, 2018 / 12:02 pm

    These cards are so pretty, I love the colour choices too!

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 26, 2018 / 6:44 am

      Aw thanks so much Emma! Glad you like them ☺️💕 xx

  29. February 25, 2018 / 1:44 pm

    This card making kit with stamps is so adorable! Love it! 😍

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 26, 2018 / 6:44 am

      Thanks Angela! 💖 Glad you like the kit 😘 xx

  30. February 25, 2018 / 3:33 pm

    I enjoy creating handmade cards and have always been a fan of Stampin’ Up. They make it so easy and allow you to create fail-proof designs. Thanks for sharing this and rekindling my old hobby. I think I’m going to craft something today.

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 26, 2018 / 6:46 am

      Yay! I’m so pleased this has inspired you Donna! 💖 Hope you have fun crafting today! Thank you so much for your lovely comment 😘 xx

  31. Shaun
    February 25, 2018 / 5:27 pm

    I love how your pretty flowers look against the black and white stripes ☺️. Haha, trust Simba to get in on the action when there is string involved 😄. A lovely set of different designs, a great post Bexa 😄😍❤️😘 xxxx

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 26, 2018 / 6:47 am

      Thank you Shaun! 💖 Ha ha, yes Simba loves to get involved in everything doesn’t he 😂. Glad you like the cards 😍☺️😘😄 xxxx

  32. February 25, 2018 / 7:33 pm

    Wow! This kit looks amazing. It us perfect for my friend. She loves making her own cards. I would even enjoy this too. Looks so relaxing to do and results in a perfect little gift. Thanks for sharing!

    PS: your cat is adorable

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 26, 2018 / 6:49 am

      Aw thanks so much for your lovely comment 💖. So glad you enjoyed the post, he he Simba had lots of fun too! ☺️💕 xx

  33. February 26, 2018 / 9:26 pm

    They look gorgeous! I never knew about stampin up! I loved creating cards and artwork when I wasn’t younger but I don’t do it anymore, I ought to! I still scrapbook and create my own wrapping paper though!

    • Bexa
      Author
      February 27, 2018 / 7:39 am

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment Lauren 💖. Scrapbooking is so much fun and creating your own wrapping paper sounds awesome! I’d love to see your designs! 😘 xx

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