Friday, May 26, 2017

You Make me Smile featuring Stampin' Up! "Colorful Season".

You make me Smile featuring Stampin' Up! "Colorful Season".


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The inspiration for this design came from our team's weekly challenge "embossing". This was a quick and easy card. I really liked how the embossed layer enhanced this card.

Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Colorful Seasons Stamp Set 143726
2017-2019 Berry Burst Cardstock 144243
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper 144131
2017-2019 In color Marker Berry Burst 144033
Berry Burst Ink Pad 144083
Sparkle Embossing Folder 141468
Stitched Shape Thinlets 145372
Metallic Enamel Shapes 141678 
Bigshot 143263
Fast Fuse 129026
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430


Cutting:
Cut berry burst cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score 4 1/4"
Cut berry burst cardstock 5 1/2" x 2 1/8" (2)
Cut designer series paper (dsp)  5 1/2" x 2 1/2" (2)
Cut whisper white cardstock 4" x 4"

Die cutting & Embossing:
Use the bigshot to emboss the berry burst 5 1/2" x 2 1/8", with the sparkle embossing folder. Use the stitched square shaped thinlet die to cut the whisper white cardstock.

Stamping:
Stamp sentiment on stitched square shape using the colorful season stamp set and the berry burst ink pad. Pick an image from the same stamp set and create a matching envelope.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach the dsp to the card base. Use fast fuse to attach the embossed layer to the card base.  Use dimensionals to attach square shaped sentiment embellishment to top of card. Add metallic enamels to card for that extra bling.








Saturday, May 20, 2017

Triple Stamping featuring Stampin Up "Eastern Beauty"

Triple Stamping featuring "Eastern Beauty" Stamp Set


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This is my take on a card I CASEd  from "Do Stamping with Dawn". I really like the effect the triple design gives my card. I decided to use this technique to feature the "Eastern Beauty" stamp set.  

This stamp set is from the Eastern Palace Suite. Stampin' Up is giving everyone the opportunity to purchase this bundle before the annual catalog is released June 1st.


Stampin' Up is offering two bundles in this suite,
the starter bundle (147196) and the premier bundle (147207)

Check out all this great product.


Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set 143675
Pool Party Ink Pad 126982
Pear Pizazz Ink Pad 131180
Basic Black Ink Pad 140931
Whisper White Cardstock 124302
Black Cardstock 124267
White Envelope 107301
Pretty Label Punch 143715
Dimensionals 104430
Snail Adhesive 104332
Metallic Enamel Shapes 141678
Silver Natural Trim 141485

Cutting:
Black
2-1/4" x 3-1/2"
3-1/4" x 4-1/2"
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" (fold for card base)
Whisper White
2" x 3-1/4"
3" x 4-1/4"
4" x 5-1/4"
 Use scrap pieces for sentiment embellishment.

Stamping:
Place white cardstock as shown below. Stamp design using the Eastern Beauty Stamp set with pool party and pear pizzazz ink pad.  Stamp sentiment on whisper white cardstock scrap. Punch sentiment using pretty label punch.


Assembly:
Layers
Base layer:
Attach 4" x 5-1/4" white cardstock to black card base with adhesive.
Layer 2
Attach 3" x 4-1/4" white cardstock to black piece 3-1/4" x 4-1/2" with adhesive.
Layer 1.
Attach 2" x 3-1/4" white cardstock to black piece 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" with adhesive.

Secure ribbon to the back of the sentiment layer and attach sentiment embellishment with dimensional to give your card an extra raised effect. Add metallic enamel shapes to card for that extra pop!

Woohoo super cute card!

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Stampin' Up! April Paper Pumpkin Alternative & "Creativity Starts Here" Promotion

Stampin' Up! April Paper Pumpkin Alternative

The April Paper Pumpkin "A Sara Thing" kit was designed by Stampin' Up's CEO Sara Douglass, The all-inclusive kit came with all the supplies to create cards using water colored pencils and black cardstock. I created one of the cards and as you can see it turned
out very well.  

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One of the great perks of being a Paper Pumpkin subscriber is the ability to use your left supplies and stamp set on other projects. Since I've been a subscriber making alternative projects with  leftover supplies and the stamp set is one of my greatest joys.  My inspiration for this card came from our team's weekly challenge " Something that Fly".  I used the card base, envelope, and adhesive white cardstock from the kit.  My something that fly came from Stampin' Up "Grateful Bunch" stamp set.

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Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Paper Pumpkin Supplies:
A Sara Thing Stamp Set
Black card base and envelope
Adhesive white cardstock

Additional Supplies:
Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch Stamp Set
Lemon Lime Twist Ink pad
Berry Burst Ink Pad
Black Ink Pad
 Whisper White cardstock (4" x 6")
Mini Glue Dots

Stamping:
Stamp whisper white cardstock with butterfly and lace images from the Grateful Bunch stamp set. Stamp one edge of envelope label with butterfly image. Stamp sentiment on whisper white adhesive cardstock.

Cutting and Assembly:
Hand cut three butterflies and lace image from whisper white card stock. Attach lace and butterfly embellishments with mini glue dots. Rhinestones can b e added to the butterflies to give your card a little bling.

"Creativity Starts Here" Promotion!
Want to craft but feel like you don't have the right supplies? You don't enough crafting space or enough crafting time. Does any of this sound familiar?
  
Attention All New Customers to make sure you can have the full Paper Pumpkin experience, the Creativity Starts Here promotion runs May 11-June 10, 2017. In this promotion you will receive an introductory 25% discount off June, July and August kits.

You will receive this bright orange box in your mail for $14.97 (shipping included) during this 3 month introductory promotion.

To makes this super cute card and other alternatives from your Paper Pumpkin kit join my team. As a member of my team  you will receive a monthly newsletter featuring, giveaways, team challenges, bonus projects pdf.
 












Friday, May 5, 2017

Stampin" Up! " Let's be Friends Forever" Card

Stampin' Up! "Let's be Friends Forever" Card

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I really enjoyed making this card. This card was my creation for our team's weekly color challenge. I used Paisley and Posies stamp set and Eastern Beauty stamp set to create this card. I decided to mix a little old with a little new. 



Card measurements: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


Supplies: 
Paisley and Posies Stamp Set 142196
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set 147196
Peek-a-boo Peach Ink Pad 141398
Flirty Flamingo Ink Pad 141397
Crumb Cake Ink Pad 126975
Crumb Cake Cardstock 120953
Very Vanilla Cardstock 101650
Peekaboo Peach Cardstock 141417
Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 141416
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies 145372
Layering Squares Framelits Dies 141708
Dimensionals 104430
Mini glue dots 103683
Snail adhesive 104332
Big Shot Die cutting machine 143263
Metallic Enamel Gold Foil Shapes141678
Gold ribbon trim 141484

Cutting & Die Cutting
Cut crumb cake cardstock - 5 1/2"x 4 1/4", score@5 1/2"
Cut very vanilla cardstock -  4 3/8" x 5 3/8"
Cut very vanilla 4" x 4" ( Cut stitched square with framelit using Big Shot)
Cut peekaboo peach cardstock 4" x 4 1/4" (Cut square with layering squares framelit using Big Shot)
Cut flirty flamingo cardstock 4" x 4 1/4"  (Cut square with layering squares framelit  using Big Shot)
Cut 8" ribbon

Stamping:
Create custom designer series paper (dsp) with Paisley and posies stamp set. Use each ink pad to get your desired background. Stamp sentiment on stitched square using eastern beauty stamp set.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach ribbon to (dsp) layer. Add more adhesive to (dsp) layer and attach it to card base. Use mini glue dots to create three layer square. Use 3 dimensionals to attach sentiment embellishment. Give the card that extra pizzazz with a metallic gold enamel shape.








Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Stampin' Up! Flower Shop *Celebrate* Card

Stampin' Up! Flower Shop *Celebrate* Card



I CASEd this super cute from one of the swaps I received from the Shreveport OnStage last month. The swap was created by Jennifer Evanko. I recently joined a card swapping group and I thought I would use this as my first swap. 

I really enjoyed get reacquainted with some of my the first punches I received after becoming a Stampin Up demonstrator. The sentiment came from the free stamp set in April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit.


Card measurements: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

Supplies:
Flower Shop Stamp Set 130942
Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 105117
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper 141630
Emerald Envy Ink Pad 141396
Pansy Punch 130698
Scalloped Tag Topper Punch 133324
Triple Banner Punch 138292
White Perfect Accents 138416
Emerald Envy Ribbon
Sponge Dauber 133773
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430
Mini Glue Dots 103683

Cutting 
Cut Pumpkin pie cardstock - 5 1/2 x 4 1/4", score @ 5 1/2"
Cut Pumpkin pie cardstock - 2 x 3 1/2" ( 8)
Cut Whisper White cardstock - 2" x 5" & 1" x 3" (used for stamping flower and sentiment)
Cut Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper - 4" x 4 3/4"
Cut emerald envy ribbon 8" long.

Stamping 
Stamp whisper white cardstock  2" x 5" with flower image. 
Stamp whisper white cardstock 1" x 3" with sentiment.
Use sponge dauber to distress edge of banner.

Punching:
Punch flower using Pansy punch. Create banner using the triple banner punch. Use the scallop topper punch to create tag.

Assembly:
Use snail adhesive to attach designer series paper (dsp) to card base. Attach ribbon to tag using a slip knot. Attach tag and banner to card base with dimensionals and mini glue dots. Add white perfect accents to each flower center. Hooray your card is complete.




Let your creative juices flow! 









Sunday, April 30, 2017

Stampin' Up! Eastern Beauty Bundle Card

Stampin' Up! "To Think of You is to Smile" Card

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I created this card with a bundle from the new catalog coming out in June. To make this card I used the Eastern Beauty stamp set, Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies, new in colors cardstock and ink pads. This set comes with Designer Series Paper (DSP), but I decided to create my own DSP.

Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2 " with matching envelope.

Supplies:
Eastern Beauty Stamp Set
Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies
Berry Burst Cardstock
Berry Burst Ink pad
Tranquil Tide Ink Pad
Very Vanilla Cardstock
Layering Circles Framelit Dies
Bone Folder
Snail Adhesive
Dimensionals
Metallic Enamel Shapes
Bigshot Shot Die Cutting Machine

Cutting and Die Cutting:
Cut berry burst cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score @ 4 1/4"
Cut berry burst cardstock 3" x 3", (die cut medallion shape with bigshot)
Cut very vanilla cardstock 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" (create designer series paper & cut 2" x 5 1/2")
Cut very vanilla cardstock very 4" x 4" ( die cut circle with bigshot)

Bigshot:
Use Eastern Medallions Thinlits and die cut 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" design on berry blast cardstock.
Use Layering Circle Framelit and die cut 2  3/8" circle on very vanilla cardstock.

Stamping:
Stamp very vanilla cardstock 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" with different eastern beauty stamps to create custom designer series paper (use several stamps).
Stamp very vanilla circle with sentiment and design from Eastern Beauty Stamp set.
Decorate envelope with coordinating stamps.

Assemble:
Score card base using bone folder. Attach custom designer series paper to card base with snail adhesive. Attach very vanilla circle to medallion shape with dimensionals. Attach the completed embellishment to card base with up to 3 dimensionals. To give the card that extra pop use gold metallic enamel shapes.  Woohoo the project is complete!

Projects used are sneak peeks of the Eastern Palace bundles
available to purchase starting May 2.



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Stampin Up Paper Pumpkin " The Many Manly Occasions" Alternative Card

May 2016 Paper Pumpkin Alternative Thank You Card


The "Many Manly Occasions" kit came with all the supplies to make 8 cards and matching envelopes.

One of the great perks of being a Paper Pumpkin subscriber is the ability to use your left supplies and stamp set on other projects. Since I've been a subscriber making alternative projects with  leftover supplies and the stamp set is one of my greatest joys.

Whenever I receive my kit in the mail I always plan a project to create outside the box. I used the supplies from this kit and made this great "Thank you card". With a few other great supplies from Stampin Up I created this card.

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Card measurements: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Paper Pumpkin Supplies:
Laser cut whisper white card base and envelope.

Additional Supplies:
One Big Meaning Stamp Set 139420
Flower Shop Stamp Set   130942
Whisper White Cardstock  100730
Bermuda Bay Cardstock  131197
Bermuda Bay Ink pad  131171
Brights Enamel Shapes 141680
Mini glue dots   103683
dimensionals    104430
Pansy Punch  130698

Stamping:
Stamp card base with sentiment from One Big Meaning stamp set. Stamp flower image from Flower Shop stamp set on whisper white cardstock.

Cutting and Punching:
Cut Bermuda bay cardstock 4 1/8" x 5 5/16" for inside of card base cover. Punch flower image from whisper white card stock using the Pansy Punch.

Assembly:
Attach Bermuda bay cardstock to inside cover of card base using min glue dots. Attach punched flower embellishment to card with dimensionals. Add enamel shapes to card base and flower center for the extra pop.

To makes this super cute card and other alternatives from your Paper Pumpkin kit join my team.


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