Celebrate Your Birthday with a Rainbow Flip Technique!

Today's card features two Stampin' Up! sets: Party Wishes (wood – 140651, clear – 140961) and Sweet Stack (photopolymer 138948) with the Rainbow Strip Flip technique.

Designed by Jeannine Tarrio Stampin' Up! demonstrator Technique #Rainbowstripflip


The rainbow strip flip technique is a technique I haven't used in a long time and now it is new again for my customers.


Rainbow Strip Flip is a technique that uses a Spectrum stamp pad or create your own using Classic Stampin’ Ink Refills and white felt as I did. Actually the Faux Spectrum is also a technique that is poplular right now. And if you look close you will see that I used the Faux Spectrum to create the background for the make a wish balloon and to stamp the happy birthday as well.

1.  Create a faux Spectrum Ink Pad by laying two piece of white felt on top of each other (be sure to place a piece of Saran Wrap or other plastic material under the felt to protect your table). Then using your ink refills apply ink in ¾” wide stripes to the felt leaving about 1/8” between each color. This is your stamp pad.

2.  Use rubber brayer to apply ink horizontally to both pieces of the Shimmery White Cardstock.  Trim the larger piece to 3 ½” x 2 ½”, then cut into 4 vertical strips. Flip every other strip and adhere with Multipurpose glue to Whisper White Cardstock.


Stamp Sets:

Party Wishes (wood – 140651, clear – 140961)

Sweet Stack (photopolymer 138948)


Stazon Jet Black Pad (101406)

Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin’ In Refill (919672)

Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin’ In Refill (111841)

Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ In Refill (115662)

Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ In Refill (131156)


Shimmery White Cardstock (101910) 4” x 3”, scrap

Whisper White Cardstock (100730):  3 ¾” x 2 ¾”, 3” x 1 ¼”

Daffodil Delight Cardstock (119683): 8 ½” x 5 ½”

Melon Mambo Cardstock (115320) 4” x 3”, 3 ¼” x 1 ¼”


Brayer (102395)

1 3/8” Circle Punch (119860)

Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Snail Adhesive (104332)

Bone Folder (102300)

Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Non-Stampin' Up!:

White Felt 2 at 4” x 3” (purchase in fabric department)

Saran Wrap 12” x  12” (any plastic wrap or something similar to procect your table)

Want to see other cards using this technique? Just type Faux Spectrum in the search box and it will pull up other cards I created in the past. Have fun trying these two techniques and let's see what you can create.

Gently Falling Card Sampler

Below are are the cards made with Stampin' Up!'s Gently Falling stamp set from the 2011-2012 Holiday mini.  I made these cards for a set sampler and used them at my September clubs and classes.

Card 1 – Gently Falling and Kindness Matters

Stampin' Up! Gently Falling  Cards Antiqued Jeannine Tarrio

Card 2 – Gently Falling, Perfectly Penned and the Big Shot Textured Impressions Folder Square Lattice.

Stampin' Up! Fall Cards Embossed

Card 3 – Gently Falling and Spice Cake Designer Series Paper.

Geently Falling Cards Stampin' Up!  Triangle Designer Series Pape

Card 4 – Gently Falling, Bring On the Cake Stamp sets and Spice Cake fabric.

Stampin' up! Gently Falling with Bring on the Cake

Card 5 – Gently Falling, Sincere Salutations and Faux Spectrum technique.

Gently Falling Card Faux Spectrum Technique with Sincere Salutations

I love the Gently Falling Stamp set and hope you do too.  Don't forget to check out this month's Stampin' Up! promotions in the left side column.

Day of Gratitude Easy Card Reinker Stamp Pad Technique

Today's card share uses Autumn Spice and Day of Gratitude for a quick thank you card. Don't you just love using this combination? I know it is one of my favorite stamps from the 2010 Holiday mini.

Stampin' Up! Day of Gratitude and Autumn Spice Designer Series Paper Reinker Felt stamp pad technique Jeannine Tarrio October 2010 Holiday Mini?

Step 1: Cut base cardstock Early Expresso 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4", run top portion through Square Lattice Textured Impressions folder.

Step 2: Cut More Mustard 5 1/2"x 2 1/2 and run through the Big Shot using Stampin' Up!'s Square Lattice Folder", adhere to card base at bottom.

Step 3: Cut strip of Autum Spice Designer Series Paper, stamp with Day of Gratitude flower stamp using felt reinker technique and attach to Background centering on card.

Step 4: Stamp medallion from Day of Gratitude using any matching ink (I used my custom inked piece of felt that I used on previous cards) on Very Vanilla cardstock, cut outand attach to center of card using Stampin' Dimensionals.

Step 5: Stamp saying in Early Expresso and layer onto Early Expresso cardstock and attach to lower right hand corner.

That is it!

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Jeannine Tarrio, Manager

Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator

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Flight of the Butterfly Using the Faux Spectrum Technique

This card was one I did for my Technique Tuesday classes. The faux spectrum technique is quite simple. I took a strip of white felt cut about 2" x 5" and used the reinkers to make a rainbow pad or "spectrum" pad. Be sure to put a piece of plastic under your felt before adding the ink. I used 4 reinkers for the butterflies. I used the reinkers to make about 3/8" wide strips next to each other (no white spaces). Then just use this as your stamp pad! When done stamping you can put the felt strip in a plastic bag and save it for use again. I used this technique to make a fall spectrum pad for an Autumn scrapbooking page a few years ago and the page was a hit with my customers.

 Flight of the Butterfly Using the Faux Spectrum Technique and Curvy Verses

Hope you enjoyed this technique!


Stamp Set(s): Flight of the Butterfly (111564)

Cardstock: Elegant Eggplant (105126), Pretty in Pink (100459), Whisper White (100730)

Ink: Elegant Eggplant (105210), Reinkers: Elegant Eggplant (105222)Lovely Lilac (103077), Pretty in Pink (102295), Pixie Pink (105224) Markers: Pixie Pink (105112)

Accessories & Cool Tools: Pretty in Pink 5/8" Satin Ribbon (117289 Occasions Mini)