Tuesday, June 18, 2019

OVER THE MOON cow card created using NEW Stampin' Up! products




All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 



Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets – Over the Moon (149331)
  • Card Stock – Poppy Parade (119793), Crushed Curry (131199), Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045)
  • Stamp Pads – Poppy Parade (147050), Momento Tuxedo Black (132708), Mossy Meadow (147111)
  • Misc. – Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper (149489), 1” Circle Punch (119868), Twinkle Builder Punch (146321), Stitched Rectangles (148551), Stampin’ Blends: Light Basic Black (147940), Light Smoky Slate (145054), Light Daffodil Delight (144586), Ivory (144606), Light Mossy Meadow (148545), Light Flirty Flamingo (147031), Dark Flirty Flamingo (147032), Light Petal Pink (146868)
Measurements:  
  • Poppy Parade – 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 5 ½” (card base)
  • Whisper White – 2 ¼” x 3 ½” Stitched Rectangle and 4” x 5 ¼” (card inside)
  • Basic Black – scrap – 2 ea. 1” circles, ¾” x 2 ½”
  • Crushed Curry – Scrap
  • Designer Series Paper 1 ¼” x 3 ½”
Instructions:
  1.  Fold card base in half on score line.
  2. Using Poppy Parade Ink, stamp the cow standing on all four legs on card base front to create a random background.
  3. Stamp the cow holding the flower and the sentiment in Momento Tuxedo Black ink onto the stitched rectangle as shown in photo.
  4. Color cow and flower images with Stampin’ Blends using the photo as a reference.
  5. Punch two 1” circles from Basic Black card stock.  Position as shown in the photo folding half of each circle towards the back of stitched rectangle and adhere to front and back.
  6. Using the Twinkle Builder Punch and Crushed Curry card stock, punch out the moon and stars.
  7. Cut the right end of the Designer Series Paper strip as shown.
  8. Adhere the ¾” x 2 ½” Basic Black strip to the back of the Designer Series Paper as shown.  Then glue completed banner piece to card front.
  9. Adhere the stitched rectangle to card front as shown.
  10. Complete card front with the moon and stars from the Twinkle Builder Punch.
  11. Stamp the “grass” image in Mossy Meadow ink around cow as shown and finish off with the Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blend.
  12. Add Whisper White panel to the inside of card and decorate as desired.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Be Mine Stitched framelits card using Stampin' Up! products


All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies: 
•    Stamp Sets –Animal Outing (W-146597) (C-146600)
•    Card Stock –Soft Sea Foam (146988); Whisper White (100730)
•    Stamp Pads – Balmy Blue (147105)
•    Miscellaneous - Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263); Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies (148527); Country Floral Embossing Folder (151823); Subtles 6” x6” Designer Series Paper (146966); Heart Epoxy Droplets (148583); Dark Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends (148542); Light Soft Seam Foam Stampin’ Blends (148057); Whisper White Polka Dot Ribbon (147629); Sponge Daubers (133773); Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Measurements:  
•    Soft Sea Foam:  4-1/4" x 11" and 2-1/2” x 2-1/2”
•    Whisper White: 3-1/2” x 4-3/4” and 2-1/2” x 2-1/2”
•    Balmy Blue Designer Series Paper: 3-3/4” x 5” and 3-1/2” x ½”
•    Whisper White Polka Dot Ribbon: 8”

Instructions:
•    Fold Soft Sea Foam cardstock in half to create the card base.
•    Attach large Balmy Blue Designer Series Paper to the card front.
•    Attach large Whisper White cardstock to the card front.
•    Attach the small strip of Balmy Blue Designer Series Paper to the card front as shown.
•    Stamp sentiment from Animal Outing in Balmy Blue ink on the front of the card as shown
•    Use the middle-sized scallop heart die to cut a solid heart and heart frame from the small Whisper White cardstock.
•    Attach the framed heart to the card with Mini Glue Dots by placing it around the sentiment as shown.
•    Run the solid heart through the Big Shot with the Country Floral Embossing Folder with the heart positioned in the folder so that the set of 3 flowers are embossed on the heart.
•    Color in the embossed flowers, leaves and a few of the tiny dots with Dark Balmy Blue and Light Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends.
•    Attach embossed heart to the card with Mini Glue Dots
•    Use the middle-sized scallop heart die to cut a heart frame from the small Soft Sea Foam cardstock and attach it with Mini Glue Dots around the embossed heart.
•    Use a Sponge Dauber and Balmy Blue ink to “dye” the Whisper White Polka Dot Ribbon.
•    Tie ribbon in a bow and attach to card with a Mini Glue Dot.
•    Use the Dark Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Marker to color a heart from the heart Epoxy Droplets then attach to the lower right corner of the card.

Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order the stamp cases by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.
The 2018-19 annual catalog AND the 2019 occasions catalog end June 3. Stamp sets guaranteed through May 24 only. All other items while supplies last.

Click on the clock to go directly to these last-chance products in my online store.

Monday, May 6, 2019

WELL SAID sympathy card created using Stampin' Up! products



Last week I sent out an email about my 2019-2020 Designer Series Paper share.  If you missed it, you can find it HERE.




All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 


A bundle is a set of two: stamp set and dies or stamp set and punch. Bundles are 10% off only the first time they are seen in a catalog. This duo is in the current Occasions catalog as a new bundle. They will each carryover into the 2019-2020 annual catalog but will not be offered as a discounted bundle. In other words, order it now!

Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Well Said (148796) or in a bundle with the dies at 10% off (150609)
  • Card Stock – Mint Macaron (138337); So Saffron (105118); Early Espresso (119686)
  • Stamp Pads & Ink – Soft Suede (147115)
  • Misc. – Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper (149478) - this paper is a sneak peek from the upcoming catalog!; Pearl Basic Jewels (144219); Well Written Dies (148534) or in a bundle with the stamp set at 10% off (150609); Banner Triple Punch (138292); Fine Tip Glue Pen (138309); Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Die Cutting Machine    

Measurements:  
  • Mint Macaron: Base – 5½” x 8½”; scrap
  • Early Espresso: 3” x 5¼”; 1½” x 4¼”
  • So Saffron: 1” x 3½” scrap
  • Mosaic Mood Paper: 2¾” x 5”     

Instructions:
  1. Fold Mint Macaron card base in half.
  2. Adhere Mosaic Mood and Soft Suede together; adhere to card base.
  3. Punch Early Espresso strip with Banner Triple Punch.
  4. Cut “sympathy” with die and die cutting machine; adhere to Early Espresso banner with Fine Tip Glue Pen.
  5. Stamp scrap of Mint Macaron with Soft Suede; trim with scissors. Adhere to banner with mini dimensionals.
  6. Adhere banner to card base with dimensionals.
  7. Add pearls to the card.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order the stamp cases by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Floating image card using Healing Hugs by Stampin' Up!




Have you seen pictures of the popular technique that is all over Pinterest right now?  Here are the instructions on how to do the floating frame technique for really stunning projects!
All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Healing Hugs (146530); All Things Thanks (143097); You’re Inspiring (145808)
  • Card Stock – Thick Whisper White (140272)
  • Stamp Pads – Flirty Flamingo (147052); Pear Pizzazz (147104); Black Memento (132708)
  • Misc. – Basic Pearls (144219); Paper Snips (103579); Rectangle Stitched Framelits (148551); Dimensionals (104430); Press n’ Seal Food Wrap 
Measurements:  
  • Thick Whisper White: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”- 4” x 5 ¼ “- 5 1/2“x 8 ½” for stamped images     
  • Thick Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 11” - 3” x 4 ½” for Bottom Mat- scrap for sentiment
        
Instructions:
  1. Stamp 5 flowers from Healing Hugs and 5 sets of leaves and cut them out.
  2. Lay the flowers on top of the 4” x 5 ¼” mat where you want them.
  3. Cut off a piece of Press n’ Seal and lay over flowers securing to mat.
  4. Trim excess that is hanging over the mat with your paper snips
  5. Run that mat through the Big Shot cutting out your rectangle piece
  6. Now you have two designs, one a frame and one a center image for your two cards.
  7. Gently lift the Press n’ Seal off the mat with the flowers and leave still attached to the Press n’ Seal. Turn over and add a bunch of Dimensionals to the back of the images.
  8. Remove the covers off the Dimensionals and lay the piece back down over the frame to adhere to piece and complete your card.
  9. Stamp saying in Black Memento in the center of the frame
  10. For the vertical card attach the bottom mat that you have cut using adhesive. Attach the mat that you have cut from the first image piece using Dimensionals. Make sure you have repeated the process of adding Dimensionals to the back of the flowers on this piece too.
  11.  Add Pearls to embellish and the sentiment and you are done.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.
A first and the highest value gift I've ever given! My April gift, with a qualifying order, is a 1-Month Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription. It is $19.00 but you get it FREE! This is a HUGE gift and I am celebrating the winding down of our annual catalog!

If you've always wondered what Paper Pumpkin is about, here's your chance!

 
  • Minimum single order of $75 in April must use the host code KGDJAJ2Q to qualify.
  • If your order is $150 or more, please do NOT use the host code and you automatically qualify.

What is Paper Pumpkin? A fully designed project kit that will arrive, by mail, with stamps, ink, and paper–everything ready to go so you can skip to the fun part of crafting.

It's meant to be done using everything in the box and the box is super portable so take it on a flight, at work during a break, give to a student, senior citizen, neighbor, anyone in a waiting room of any sort (I once took one when I was getting my oil changed!), a friend who says he/she is not crafty so you can have someone to stamp with you, etc . . .

On May 1, I will order your 1-month Paper Pumpkin. I will receive a redemption code via email, with instructions, and I will send you the code during the first week of May.You can redeem it any time OR you can give it away!

If you want to see our entire collection of past Paper Pumpkin kits, the best resource is our official corporate Paper Pumpkin Pinterest page found 
HERE.
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

TODAY the Stampin' Up! CLEARANCE RACK was refilled: 71 items WHILE SUPPLIES LAST


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REFILLED TODAY: There are currently 71 items in the Clearance Rack in my online store! While supplies last. Items are discounted up to 60%!
 
Click HERE to go directly to my CLEARANCE RACK
 
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My April gift, with a qualifying order, is a 1-Month Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription. It is $19.00 but you get it FREE! This is a HUGE gift and I am celebrating the winding down of our annual catalog!

If you've always wondered what Paper Pumpkin is about, here's your chance!
 
  • Minimum single order of $75 in April must use the host code KGDJAJ2Q to qualify.
  • If your order is $150 or more, please do NOT use the host code and you automatically qualify.

What is Paper Pumpkin? A fully designed project kit that will arrive, by mail, with stamps, ink, and paper–everything ready to go so you can skip to the fun part of crafting.

It's meant to be done using everything in the box and the box is super portable so take it on a flight, at work during a break, give to a student, senior citizen, neighbor, anyone in a waiting room of any sort (I once took one when I was getting my oil changed!), a friend who says he/she is not crafty so you can have someone to stamp with you, etc . .

On May 1, I will order your 1-month Paper Pumpkin. I will receive a redemption code via email, with instructions, and I will send you the code during the first week of May. You can redeem it any time OR you can give it away!

If you want to see our entire collection of past Paper Pumpkin kits, the best resource is our official corporate Paper Pumpkin Pinterest page found HERE.

Monday, April 22, 2019

MEANT TO BE gift card holder created using Stampin' Up! products


Sometimes we all like to give a gift card and I like to put them in a gift card holder so that it is more personal. I tend to put a lot of thought into a gift that I give, but sometimes a gift card is the best option so the recipient can choose exactly what they like.  Every time I have given one in a cute handmade envelope, the recipient always LOVES it! 


All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 

Imagine that you can make this gift card holder with any of our Designer Series Paper patterns. This stamp set and paper can be for any occasion and not just for Valentine's Day!

Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Meant to Be Bundle (150587)
  • Card Stock – Lovely Lipstick (146970); Balmy Blue (146982); Whisper White (100730); Crumb Cake (120953)
  • Stamp Pads – Lovely Lipstick (147140); Flirty Flamingo (147052)
  • Misc. – All My Love Designer Series Paper (DSP)  (148576); All My Love Ribbon Combo Pack (148584); Big Shot (143263); Big Shot Die Brush (144262); Envelope Punch Board (133774); Fine Tip Glue Pen (138309)
       
Measurements
  • DSP: 6” x 6” for outer envelope, 5” x 5” for gift card envelope,
  • 12” x 4” for accordion fold (scored at 3”, 6” and 9”)
  • Lovely Lipstick card stock :  two of 2-3/4“ x 3-3/4”
  • Balmy Blue card stock:  2-3/4“ x 3-3/4”
  • Crumb Cake card stock:  2-3/4“ x 3-3/4”      
  • White card stock: 7/8” x 4” and scrap
  • Lovely Lipstick Ribbon: 18”
  • Flirty Flamingo Ribbon: 14”                      
        
Instructions:
  1. Punch envelopes using both pieces of square DSP, following directions as listed on the envelope punch board: 6”x 6” DSP= use 3” x 4” card, 5”x 5”= use Gift Card measurements.  Round the corners of each corner of the envelopes.
  2. Fold the long DSP into an accordion along the score lines. Adhere to center of larger envelope (open).
  3. Stamp sentiment on white card stock strip with Lovely Lipstick. Stamp sentiment on Crumb Cake card stock with Lovely Lipstick and hearts in Lovely Lipstick and Flirty Flamingo.
  4. Adhere Crumb Cake layer to top of accordion fold as shown in photo:
  5. Cut lace heart from Lipstick card stock and scroll from white card stock using the Big Shot. Attach scroll to Balmy Blue panel with Fine Tip Glue Pen and then to second section of accordion panel. Slip white sentiment through lacy heart and adhere to first section of accordion panel using Fine Tip Glue pen.
  6. Assemble smaller envelope, leaving top flap open to insert gift card or message. Tie Flamingo ribbon around to keep it closed and adhere to the third section of the accordion panel with the flaps facing up (so you can open it).
  7. Adhere Lipstick layer to fourth section of accordion panel (for a photo).
  8. Fold up the accordion insert and envelope flaps, then tie the Lipstick ribbon around the card to close.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.

Monday, April 15, 2019

JUST BECAUSE host set card created using Stampin' Up! products



All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!® 

What is it about coloring that makes it soooooooo relaxing? My favorite style is "simple stampin'" and Stampin' Up! is focusing heavily on that this next year. Yay! Why make it intimidating and complicated?

Supplies:

  • Stamp Set: Just Because (148786) – this set can only be earned with Stampin Rewards
  • Cardstock and Paper: Gingham Gala 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper or DSP (148554), Highland Heather (146986), Granny Apple Green (146990), Shimmery White (101910), Window Sheets (142314)
  • Ink and Coloring: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (132708), Stampin’ Blends: Granny Apple Green Combo (147274), Highland Heather Combo (147276), Soft Suede Dark (146875), Daffodil Delight Light (144586)
  • Miscellaneous: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (148551), Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush (141897), Whisper White 5/8” Flax Ribbon (148764), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:

  • Highland Heather card base: 11” x 4-1/4” scored at 5-1/2” then folded in half
  • Highland Heather Gingham Gala: 3-1/2”x 4-3/4”
  • Window Sheet: 4-1/2” x 3-1/2”
  • Granny Apple Green: 2-3/4” x 4-1/4”
  • Shimmery White: 3-3/4” x 2-1/2”
  • Ribbon: 14”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp “thinking of you” image with Memento Ink onto Shimmery White. Color in with Stampin’ Blends. Brush leaves with Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush. Die cut with rectangle.
  2. Die cut rectangle one size larger than focal image onto Granny Apple Green.
  3. Die cut one size larger onto Window Sheet.
  4. Using SNAIL where it can’t be seen when the project is finished, adhere Window Sheet piece to Highland Heather Gingham Gala piece. Adhere that piece to card base with SNAIL taking care to center it.
  5. Wrap ribbon around Granny Apple Green cardstock at a diagonal and secure with SNAIL. Trim ends of ribbon at angle.
  6. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals adhere focal piece to Granny Apple Green then that piece on top of Window Sheet piece.
Alternative card below.
 

Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.