Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Band Together

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.


Stampin’ Up! Band Together:

I used Stampin Blends and the dies on this card. My inspiration card used watercolor paper and re-inkers.


Here is the recipe:

Card base: Granny Apple Green 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Highland Heather 5-1/4 x 4

Embossed piece: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 using the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder

Here are the details:

The flower and leaves:


  • Stamp your flower  and leaves (5 leaves) from the Band Together Stamp Set  with Momento Tuxedo Black Ink onto Whisper White Card Stock
  • Color the flower with  your Highland Heather Stampin Blends
  • Your  flower center is  colored with your Daffodil Delight Stampin Blend
  • The leaves are colored using your Granny Apple Green Stampin Blends
  • Using the Detailed Bands dies, die cut your flower and leaves


More details:


  • Die cut your band from the Details Bands Die in Granny Apple Green card stock
  • Cut another identical band using Whisper White card stock. (this is for your sentiment)
  • Adhere your Embossed mat to the Highland Heather mat
  • Attach this panel to the front of the card
  • Adhere the Detailed Band to the front of the card
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Band Together Stamp Set onto the Whisper White insert
  • Attach the sentiment to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Attach your flower with dimensionals
  • Attach your leaves with glue dots
  • Add some Pearls cluster, coloring some with your dark Highland Heather Stampin Blend
  • Dab a bit of Wink of Stella on the flower center and leaves for added sparkle
  • You are done!

Here is my card inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog Hop.  You can see this card here:

Stampin' Up! Band Together card by Kristi Gray @

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These are the products I used to make my card:

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7 Replies to “Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Band Together”

    1. Thank you Julie. I wanted to use two different mediums so show a variety of coloring. My fav is the blue one just because I’m having fun watercoloring.
      The purple one is so bright and summery

  1. Love them both! Thanks for showing different medium and feels from same layout, Love your Monday series.

    1. thank you Susan. I took a bit of time away from my Monday series when life got busy but am hoping to make it a regular post each week going forward. Hugs

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