Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Product of the Week: Stampin' Up! " Nature's Poem Designer Series Paper

Quick Gift Card Holder

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Supplies:
• Stamp Sets – Love What You Do (148042)
• Card Stock – Tranquil Tide (144246); Mint Macaron (138337); Whisper White (100730)
• Stamp Pads – Tranquil Tide (147146)
• Misc. – Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (DSP) (146338); Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372); Tailored Tag Punch (145667); Detailed Trio Punch (146320); Faceted Dots (146910); Dimensionals (104430); Tear & Tape; Velcro dot

Measurements:
• Tranquil Tide: 8 ½” x 3 ½”
• Mint Macaron: scraps
• Whisper White: scraps
• DSP: 3 ¼” x 1 ¾” and 3 ¼” x 2 ¼”

 Instructions:
1. Score Tranquil Tide at 2 ½” & 6 ½”. Fold along score lines.
2. Round corners of top flap & coordinating DSP.
3. Apply Tear & Tape to bottom flap (2 ½” flap) & fold to make area to hold Gift Card.
4. Glue DSP on to front flaps.
 5. Cut out Mint Macaron oval using Stitched Shapes then glue onto upper flap as shown.
6. Stamp sentiment onto Whisper White scrap & punch out with Tailored Tag Punch.
7. Pop up sentiment using Dimensionals.
8. Stick on some Facet Dots to give it that extra pop.
9. Add Velcro dot for closure.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday Treasure: Christmas Card Party!

Christmas Card Party!

Schedule one today with you and your friends!
I’ll bring the fun, and you bring the people.

This is my most favorite time of year to get together
with friends and create our Christmas cards together!

I am offering private Christmas card parties for the
fall season, schedule yours today. Let’s take a break
from real life and get a little crafty while getting 
ahead of our Christmas Projects!

Every hostess will earn free product, free cards and a
great night of entertainment for your friends!


You get to choose:
  • 4 custom cards for $15.00 or Free with a min. order.

  • Sincerely Santa Project Kit: 30 handmade gift tags for $22.00
  • Timeless Tidings kit: 20 cards with envelopes for $25.00

Contact me to book your chosen 
Christmas Party today!

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Timeless Tidings Kit
Sincerely Santa Project Kit

All Is Bright 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper
All is Bright Designer Series Paper

 
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Product of the Week: Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper

Stampin' Up! 'Under the Mistletoe" Designer Series Paper


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

Supplies:
Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper (DSP) 146921
Shaded Spruce Card Stock 146981
Real Red Card Stock 102482
Whisper White Card Stock 100730
Shaded Spruce Ink Pad 147088
Real Red Ink Pad 147084
Rhinestones Basic Jewels 144220
Snail Adhesive 104332


Instructions:
1. Cut card base  4 1/4" x 8 1/2"
2. Cut designer series paper 6" x 6", then cut that piece into (4) 3" pieces. Cut  3" piece in half diagonally.
3. Cut whisper white card stock 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
4. Stamp sentiment and image on whisper white using a sentiment of your choice.

*I chose the November 2018 Paper Pumpkin Stamp set.*

5. Attach DSP to whisper white piece as shown in the picture using snail adhesive. 
6. Attach whisper white layer to card base using snail adhesive.
7. Add clear rhinestone to give your card that extra pop!
8. Viola your card is complete. 

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday Treasure: Stampin' Up "Life is Sweeter"

Stampin' Up! Life is Sweeter featuring "Detailed With Love" 
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Team's Weekly Challenge: Color

Our team's weekly challenge was to create a project using the colors Merry Merlot, Petal Pink and Sahara Sand. The Merry Merlot and Petal Pink are two of the new colors. I really love how these colors complement each other.  I chose to use the Healing Hugs stamp set because I want some leaves and foliage on this card. 

Card measurements: 4/14' x 5 1/2"

Supplies:
Healing Hugs Stamp Set 146530
Detailed with Love Bundle 148328
Whisper White Card Stock 100730
Merry Merlot Card Stock 1146979
Sahara Sand Card Stock 121043
Melon Mambo Ink Pad 147112
Petal Pink Ink Pad 147108
Sahara Sand Ink Pad 147117
Tailored Tag Punch 145667
Share What You Love Artisan Pearls 146927
Rhinestone Basic Jewels 144220
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430


Instructions:
1. Cut sahara sand card stock 8 1/2" x 11", score @5 1/2"
2. Cut merry merlot card stock 4" x 4"
3. Cut whisper white card stock 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" (x 4) & a piece of scrap
4. Stamp leaf image on 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" whisper white using each ink pad.
5. Cut edges using the detailed trio punch.
6. Stamp foliage image on the card base using the tone on tone stamping technique.
7. Stamp the sentiment on the whisper scrap and cut using the tailored tag punch. 
8. Attach whisper white squares to merry merlot card stock square using snail adhesive.
9. Attach first layer to card base using snail adhesive. 
10. Add sentiment label using dimensionals. Embellish whisper white squares with pearls and jewels. Voila your card is complete. Create coordinating envelope for that extra pop.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Product of the Week: Stampin' Up "Hooray it's Your Birthday"

Hooray It's Your Birthday featuring the "Buffalo Check" Stamp Set



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I created this cute card using the "Buffalo Check" stamp set as my background. I've always loved the gingham design and was so happy to see this new background stamp set in the holiday catalog. The very first time I had an opportunity to use this design was in the July 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit " Picnic Paradise". The gingham designer series paper was so adorable.  This was my first attempt using this stamp set but I think it's just super cute.


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

Supplies:

Buffalo Check Stamp Set 147794
Broadway Birthday Stamp Set 147067
Blueberry Bushel Card stock 149968
Whisper White Card Stock 100730
Blueberry Bushel Ink Pad 147138
Blueberry Bushel Ribbon 146950
Stamparatus 147276
Rhinestones Basic Jewels 144220
Snail Adhesive 104332
Dimensionals 104430


Instructions:
1. Cut blueberry bushel card stock  4 1/4" x 8 1/2"
2. Cut whisper white card stock 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
3. Stamp background image on whisper white using the stamparatus.
4. Stamp sentiment on whisper white label using the Broadway Birthday stamp set.

*The label was made using the "Blended Seasons"  framelit dies.*

5. Attach background layer to card base using snail adhesive. 
6. To give your sentiment a raised look attach it using dimensionals.  
7. Add ribbon and clear rhinestone to give your card that extra pop!
8. Viola your card is complete. 




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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday Treasure: Stampin' Up! Birthday Banners

Happy  Birthday featuring Stampin Up "Birthday Banners" Stamp Set




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Team's Weekly Challenge: Birthday 

Our team's weekly challenge was to create a birthday card. I Cased this card from the Stampin' Up! annual catalog page 73. I've had this stamp set for a while and this year I promised myself to use each stamp set at least once. I wanted my project to have several layers and this cute card was perfect. 

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

Supplies:
Birthday Banner Stamp Set 141505
Mint Macaron Card Stock 138337
Lovely Lipstick  Card Stock 146970
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Grapefruit Grove Designer Series Paper 146963
Mint Macaron Ink Pad 147106
Lovely Lipstick Ink Pad 147140
Grapefruit Grove Ink Pad 147142
Momento Black Ink Pad 132708
Big Shot Die Cutting Machine 143263
Layering Squares Framelits 141708
Bunch of Banners Framelits 141488
Balloon Bouquet Punch 140609
Snail Adhesive  104332
Dimensionals 104430


Instructions:
1. Cut mint macaron card stock  4 1/4" x 8 1/2"
2. Cut whisper white card stock 3" x 3" & 4" x 8"
3. Cut lovely lipstick card stock 3" x 3"
4. Cut grapefruit grove dsp 2" x 5 1/4"
5. Stamp banner, sentiment, and 3 different colored balloons on larger piece of whisper white.
6. Stamp sentiment on small piece of whisper white to create background.
7. Cut lovely lipstick piece using 2 7/8" square framelit, cut small piece of whisper white with 2 3/4" scalloped framelit
8. Cut sentiment banner using the bunch of banner framelits. Punch balloons using the balloon bouquet punch. 
9. Attach the dsp  and square layer to the card base using the snail adhesive.  
10. Attach  balloons, twine and sentiment banner using dimensionals.
11. Viola your card is complete. Decorate envelope to give your project that extra pizzazz.


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