Stampin’ Up! Notes Of Kindness

Back in February this year, I was lucky enough to review the Stampin’ Up! Lot’s Of Happy card making kit. So when I heard Stampin’ Up! were looking for bloggers to review another kit, I was super excited and jumped at the chance. A short while later, I was the very happy owner of the Stampin’ Up! Notes Of Kindness card making kit.

Stampin’ Up! have been around since 1988 with products allowing to you express your own creativity through handmade cards, papercrafting projects, memory keeping, and home décor. I love that these card making kits are straightforward and easy to use. They give everyone the opportunity to add their own homemade, personalized touch to greetings cards even if arts & crafts is not your thing.

The card making kit comes in this really cute box and everything you need is included (just add glue).

The all-inclusive kit includes: A set of 6 photopolymer stamps, clear stamp block, 20 printed card bases and coordinating printed envelopes, giftable kraft box, die-cut stickers and accents, Archival Basic Black Ink Stampin’ Spot, Baker’s Twine, Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhesive-backed pearls.

There is a handy little guide to give you ideas and inspiration on what works best. I decided to follow the guide and create the 4 suggested cards before I got experimental with my own designs.

There are 4 different cards designs all in a green/leafy theme. The cool thing is the cards work both vertically and horizontally so your potential creations are limitless!

The idea of the kit is that you add one layer at a time and it’s easy, especially as these are self-adhesive.

The kit includes Baker’s Twine (or golden string) and can be used for adding on bows and other decorative stringy bits. By the end of this, I became an expert at bow-making.

The stamping process is straightforward. The kit includes a clear stamping block, ink and of course, the stamps (2x thank yous, 1x you’re so kind and 3 decorative patterns).

Top tip: If there are lighter areas on your stamp, simply go over them with a black pen so it is all even.

You can make the cards as simple or as creative as you like! There are 3 pretty cardboard flower designs which you can stick anywhere on your card. These simply pop out and can be stuck down easily with glue.

I like the fact it’s not just stamps in the kit, there is also the option to use fancy thank you stickers. Plus you don’t just have to say it in English either, there are French and German thank yous included too!

These stick-on pearls will add a little bit of glamour and sparkle to any card.

There is always something extra special about handmade thank you cards.

I really love the ‘you’re so kind’ stamp as it’s a nice alternative to the traditional thank yous.

I think this one is my favourite as I absolutely love the stamp.

The four suggested designs in the Notes Of Kindness Card Making Kit. 

I decided to go French and get creative with this one. I’m loving the bows and the pearls.

I think everything works so well together in this kit, it’s hard to go wrong.

In total, I made six different cards with the potential to make twenty. I love that you can re-create the same designs all over again or mix & match and get super creative.

There are also matching envelopes included in the kit so you can get sending those cards right away!

This is a super sweet card making kit and I’m loving the finished products. Thank you to Stampin’ Up for letting me get creative with the kit, it was lots of fun and I’m really impressed with my ready-to-send thank you cards. To have fun and get creative with your own check out the Stampin’ Up Notes Of Kindness card making kit. Which design is your favourite? Do you prefer handmade cards? To get inspired follow Stampin’ Up! on Instagram / Twitter / Pinterest.

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  1. August 22, 2018 / 7:39 am

    I’m a bit of a stamp addict – love what you did with the kit – very pretty designs. I like the touch with the French option too!

    • August 25, 2018 / 1:59 pm

      Thanks so much Michelle! 💖 I love the French stamp too! Glad you enjoyed the post 😍 xx

  2. August 22, 2018 / 7:48 am

    These all look amazing; they’re so professional looking! I think my favourite is the merci design because French is my favourite subject, but I love them all 😍
    Amy x

    • August 25, 2018 / 2:07 pm

      Thank you so much Amy! 💖 I love the Merci stamp too, French is such a beautiful language. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely! 😍 xx

  3. August 22, 2018 / 7:53 am

    I absolutely love stampin’ up … I’ve been ordering things from them for years! These cards are super cute, I love the colour scheme!

    • August 25, 2018 / 2:19 pm

      Thanks so much Charlotte! 💖 Stampin’ Up are awesome aren’t they, I love how it’s so easy to get creative with their kits. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 😍 xx

  4. Earthboundstars
    August 22, 2018 / 8:22 am

    I love handmade cards and this is a fantastic way to make them! And definitely easier than buying all the separate little notions at the craft store.

    • August 25, 2018 / 2:27 pm

      Thank you so much! Definitely agree, the kit makes it so simple and straightforward to get creative! ☺️💖 xx

  5. August 22, 2018 / 9:59 am

    I love hand made cards and these look fab! The whole kit looks great and will allow you to really get your creative juices flowing.

    Rachael |

    • August 25, 2018 / 2:28 pm

      Thank you so much Rachael 💖 It’s such a handy little kit! Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 😍 xx

  6. August 22, 2018 / 1:31 pm

    This is such a good idea, and your cards are absolutely gorgeous!! I think it’s awesome that you can tell their homemade, but they look professional at the same time. I love the “you’re so kind” one. 😀 xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 2:43 pm

      Thank you so much Ruth! 💖 That’s so nice of you to say. The “you’re so kind” is a favourite of mine too, it’s a sweet alternative to the normal “thank yous”. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

  7. August 22, 2018 / 2:02 pm

    This is so sweet! I wish I had an occasion coming up now that I needed to send thank you cards for 😂 I think these would be such a great way to thanking people for birthday presents, or wedding gifts provided it was just a small, intimate wedding. Hand making things adds such a personal touch, I think it is way better than buying the same generic cards from the shops! Lovely post, Bexa, and I love your creations!

    Beka |

    • August 25, 2018 / 3:07 pm

      Thank you so much Beka! 💖 Birthday & wedding thank yous are such a great idea, I wish I had a use for them at the moment! It’s always handy to have spare cards. I love the personal touch too. So glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

  8. August 22, 2018 / 2:17 pm

    I love Stampin’ Up! And your cards are beautiful!

    • August 25, 2018 / 3:14 pm

      Thank you so much Michele 💖 xx

  9. August 22, 2018 / 2:23 pm

    These are gorgeous! I feel like you can’t go wrong with a handmade card (but at the same time these are so beautiful they don’t seem handmade at all). I especially love the little succulent images. I used succulents for my wedding last year so they’ll always have a soft spot in my heart. Thanks for sharing Bex!

    • August 25, 2018 / 3:23 pm

      Thank you so much Asti! 💖 That’s so kind of you to say. I really love the personalised touch and it’s so nice you used succulents at your wedding, I bet they looked beautiful ☺️💕 xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 3:48 pm

      Thanks so much! 💖☺️ xx

  10. August 22, 2018 / 2:46 pm

    That is such an adorable kit! I love all the designs you made, the leafy “thank you” ones are probably my fave. I love crafty things, but I have never given card making a go before.. but this made me really want to try it. It’s so good that it comes with everything you need pretty much. Thanks for sharing your lovely cards.

    • August 25, 2018 / 3:53 pm

      Thank you so much lovely! 💖 It’s such a handy kit that comes with everything you need. I’d definitely recommend. Glad you enjoyed the post 💕☺️ xx

  11. Shaun
    August 22, 2018 / 4:25 pm

    I love this card making kit 😄. I like the ‘you’re so kind’ stamp too, it gives you another option as well as saying thank you ☺️. My favourite card is your French one 😘. The bow and pearls make it look really pretty ☺️. Brilliant photos too! A lovely post Bexa 😄😍💖😘 xxxx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:08 pm

      Thank you so much Shaun! 💖 Yay! The bows and pearls are really pretty aren’t they! 😍 I love the French design too. Glad you enjoyed the post! 😍☺️😘 xxxx

  12. August 22, 2018 / 9:16 pm

    Bexa, you are so creative, these cards are #goals! They’re all gorgeous but I think my favourite is the Merci one. I loved your previous cards and I love these ones too. Handmade is so special and receiving something that has clearly had time spent on it is wonderful. Lovely post! X

    Lisa |

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:15 pm

      Thank you so much Lisa! 💖 I love the Merci one too, it’s such a nice alternative to the usual thank yous. I love handmade too, it’s always extra special. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:15 pm

      Thank you so much Babita! 💖 xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:23 pm

      Thank you so much! 💖 xx

  13. August 23, 2018 / 3:24 pm

    These card making kits are so cute!😊 such beautiful designs. I love making cards, makes even more of a peronal touch. Such a well written review! I like the print inside the envelopes ❤️🌷xxxx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:27 pm

      Thank you so much Lauren! So glad you enjoyed the post, handmade cards are always extra special! ☺️💖 xx

  14. August 23, 2018 / 4:07 pm

    That’s the cutest kit! I love the idea of sending notes of kindness. When we send messages by letter we used to take time to tell people how much they were appreciated. 🙂

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:28 pm

      Thank you so much Louise! 💖 That’s so true, the personalised touch is always much nicer! Glad you enjoyed the post lovely ☺️💕 xx

  15. August 23, 2018 / 4:08 pm

    This looks so cute! I love making cards. When i was younger I did it all the time as I had all the time in the world, now growing up, I have no time to do it. Perhaps with one of these kits will help me? Might give it a go! Also, these designs are beautiful!

    Ciara |

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:29 pm

      Thanks so much Ciara! 💖 I was surprised how quick and easy it was to make these cards, you only need a spare hour or so ☺️. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕 xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:31 pm

      Thank you so much! That’s so lovely of you to say! I’m so glad you enjoyed the post ☺️💖 xx

  16. August 23, 2018 / 4:14 pm

    I love the ‘You’re So Kind’ card! What a great kit, I love buying stamps and making some cards from time to time but when you’re busy it’s hard to find the time to conceive a design from scratch. This kit seems to get you at least halfway. Thanks for the heads up!

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:32 pm

      Thanks so much lovely! It’s such a great kit and I was surprised how quick and easy they were to create. Glad you enjoyed the post! 💖☺️ xx

  17. August 23, 2018 / 4:15 pm

    These are super cute! I have a secret sister at church that I am always looking for cute gifts for. These kits sounds like something she’d love. Thanks for the recommendation.

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:42 pm

      Thanks so much Arwen! Glad you enjoyed the post and found a new cute gift! 💖☺️ xx

  18. August 23, 2018 / 4:30 pm

    They look amazing! I think the thank you card is my favourite! I love that it comes with suggestions too for creatively stunted people like me 😂. This kit seems so useful, you literally get everything you could need x


    • August 25, 2018 / 4:43 pm

      Thank you so much Sophie! 💖 It’s such a handy kit with everything you need! He he, I found the suggestions useful to get me started 😄💕 xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:44 pm

      Thank you so much Megan! 💖 Definitely agree, the personal touch is always much nicer! ☺️💕 xx

  19. Roxie Watt
    August 23, 2018 / 4:35 pm

    What an amazing little kit! It contains so many different materials. Your cards look incredibly professional.

    Roxie |

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:45 pm

      Thank you so much Roxie! You are so kind 💖☺️ xx

  20. August 23, 2018 / 4:38 pm

    These are soo cuteee! Love all the designs you created! Handmade cards really do have a special touch to them, especially that ‘You’re so kind’ one – it would be lovely to give to someone. Sounds like it’s a really great kit, even the box is super cute. Will definitely have to look into these for future, would love to do this 🙂


    • August 25, 2018 / 4:46 pm

      Thank you so much Amy! 💖 It’s such a great kit with everything you need included. Glad you enjoyed the post and I’d definitely recommend 💕☺️ xx

  21. August 23, 2018 / 4:38 pm

    These are gorgeous and so creative! I like the idea that you get everything inside the kit, ideal for someone like me who wouldn’t have a clue where to start making my own cards. The designs are really stunning and could be used for so many occasions where someone deserves a special thank you . Thanks for sharing such a fabulous review😃

    Melanie |

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:48 pm

      Thank you so much for your lovely comment Melanie! You are so kind. It’s great that the kit gives ideas & inspiration on how to start. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

  22. Lainy
    August 23, 2018 / 4:52 pm

    This looks like so much fun, I used to adore making cards when I was younger. You created some really beautiful designs! M
    Lainy x

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:49 pm

      Thank you so much Lainy! You are so sweet 💖☺️ xx

  23. August 23, 2018 / 4:55 pm

    How cute are these and perfect to get started on crafting, I used to make my own cards and haven’t done it in ages, they’re always fun to do! Your designs are something else though, so professional x

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:49 pm

      Thank you so much Gem, such a lovely and kind comment 💖☺️ xx

  24. August 23, 2018 / 5:18 pm

    What a great idea, looks like so much fun to make. I love arts and crafts. Nothing beats a personalised item.That you have made yourself 💚

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:51 pm

      Thank you so much Kerry! Definitely! It’s such a fun way to send cards. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💖☺️ xx

  25. Han
    August 23, 2018 / 5:21 pm

    This is such a beautiful post! I spent a fortune on card making things when I was younger, I think I need to dig them out.

    • August 25, 2018 / 4:52 pm

      Thanks so much Han! Glad you enjoyed the post 💖☺️ xx

  26. August 23, 2018 / 6:35 pm

    Oh my goodness I reviewed this kit this week too and how adorable is it?! You made so many more cards than I managed to and they all look fab! Whoever you send them to will be so pleased, especially since they’re handmade 🙂 I love the little bows you made with the twine! x x
    Ellis //

    • August 25, 2018 / 5:03 pm

      Thanks so much Ellis! 💖 That’s so awesome you reviewed it too! It was a really fun kit to use! Can’t wait to read your post. He he, the bows were so fiddly to do at first, it look many attempts ha ha 🙈☺️ xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 5:12 pm

      Thank you so much lovely! 💖☺️ xx

  27. August 24, 2018 / 4:08 pm

    I love handmade cards or handmade style cards. I bet making them is so fun too. I used to love doing crafts as a kid, I still do! My favourites from the collection you made are the “thank you” one with the green flower and the “you’re so kind one”. I love receiving and giving random cards and having “you’re so kind” is such a lovely message to receive! Great post! xx

    • August 25, 2018 / 5:33 pm

      Thank you so much Sharnah! 💖 It was a really fun activity and I love those designs too. You’re so kind is a great alternative to the usual thank yous. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

  28. August 26, 2018 / 10:13 pm

    This is such a cute kit! I love all the little extra bits like the pearls, your cards look great. I was going to try and pick a favourite but they’re all gorgeous!

    Tori |
    Latest blog post – My first Etsy Brighton meet up! 💕

    • August 27, 2018 / 10:42 am

      Aww thanks so much Tori! 💖 It’s a really pretty kit and great that everything is included. Glad you enjoyed the post lovely 😍 xx

    • August 27, 2018 / 7:08 pm

      Thank you so much Zoe! 💖 xx

  29. August 27, 2018 / 3:09 pm

    Such a cute set! Looks like a treasure chest full of lots of different bits. I love trying to handmake things, especially cards. Fab post as always Bexa!

    Rebecca |

    • August 27, 2018 / 7:13 pm

      Thanks so much Rebecca! Handmade cards are always fun to do. Glad you liked the post lovely 💕☺️ xx

  30. August 28, 2018 / 9:33 pm

    Oh my goodness. These are so cute! I love handmade..anything, and I love making stuff. When it comes to cards and papercraft, I’ve no idea where to start so a kit like this is amazing!

    • August 28, 2018 / 10:42 pm

      Thanks so much Liz! It’s such a handy kit with everything included. Glad you liked the post lovely 💖☺️ xx

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