Thursday, March 23, 2017

Double Z Fold card created with Stampin' Up! products and FINAL days for Sale-A-Bration!







Stamp set found on page 71 of the 2016-17 annual catalog. See all images in this set & dies below.

Supplies: 
•    Stamp Sets – Layering Love (141962-Wood, 141965-Clear), Tin of Cards (138946)
•    Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Real Red (102482), Old Olive (100702), Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper (141660)
•    Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708)
•    Misc. – Stampin’ Trimmer (126889),  Real Red 3/8” Stitched Satin Ribbon (141693), Sweet & Sassy Framelits Dies (141707), Big Shot (143263), Glue Dots (103683), Liquid Multipurpose Glue (110755)
  
Measurements:  
•    Real Red 11 x 4-1/4, scored at 2-3/4 & 5-1/2
•    Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4 & scrap
•    Old Olive 2-1/2 x 4 & 1-1/2 x 11 & scrap
•    Designer Series Paper (strawberry pattern) 2-3/8 x 3-7/8 & (striped pattern) 1-3/8 x 10-7/8 & strawberry pattern scraps
   
Instructions:
1.    Stamp LIVE LAUGH LOVE in black in on white scrap
2.    Die cut with heart framelit  - die cut one size larger heart in Old Olive card stock
3.    Adhere stamped heart to Old Olive Heart
4.    Tie bow with red ribbon - adhere with Glue Dot
5.    Fold on score lines of Real Red Layer
6.    Adhere white inside layer
7.    Adhere strawberry Designer Series Paper layer to Old Olive layer and then to card front
8.    Adhere striped Designer Series Paper layer to Old Olive strip - bending on score lines as you glue them together - make sure your gluing from the left to the right as you adhere the Designer Series Paper strip or it will not fit properly due to the score line folding
9.    Adhere the left side to the folded back front panel and the right side (shown below with the two strawberries) to the inside layer
10.    Stamp HAPPY BIRTHDAY in black ink on inside layer
11.    Adhere heart to front strip
12.    Cut out three strawberries from the Designer Series Paper and adhere where shown
13.    Enjoy!


Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by linking to my ONLINE STORE.
     



SALE-A-BRATION ENDS MARCH 31!  CHOOSE FROM THE GIFTS  BELOW!
Sale-A-Bration product gifts are available ONLY while supplies last.   Sale-A-Bration (a FREE gift with every $50 you spend) ends March 31.  
 
NEW!  7 MORE SALE-A-BRATION GIFTS ADDED!  When redeeming these seven Stampin’ Up! products for Sale-A-Bration, please be sure to use the unique product numbers listed below.
 
 
 
FIRST RELEASE.  See FIRST RELEASE brochure.
 
 
 
 
SECOND RELEASE!  See SECOND RELEASE brochure.
 
 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Floral Phrases card created with Stampin' Up! products





All images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 
 
Stamp set & bundle found on page 77 of the 2016-17 annual catalog. See all images in this set & dies below.

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets: Floral Phrases (141764 W or 141767 C) Floral Phrases Bundle #142355 C or 142354 W
  • Ink: Night of Navy (126970)
  • Paper: Night of Navy (100867), Whisper White (100730), Floral Boutique DSP (141663)
  • Other: Night of Navy Baker's Twine (141684), Detailed Floral Thinlits (141482), Big Shot Platform (142802), Precision Base Plate (139684), Big Shot Die Brush (140603), Snail Adhesive (140332), Fine Tip Glue Pen (138309), Basic Rhinestones (119246)
Measurements:
Night of Navy cardstock - 5 ½” x 8 ½”
Whisper White cardstock - 2 pieces 4 x 5 ¼, 3 ¾ x 5
Floral Boutique DSP 4 x 5 ¼

Instructions:

  1. Place the two Detailed Floral Thinlets on the top and bottom of the 3 ¾ x 5 Whisper White.  Use the Big Shot Die Brush to remove all the tiny pieces of cardstock.
  2. Use the Fine Tip Glue pen to adhere these delicate die cuts to both ends of the 4 x 5 ¼ Floral Boutique DSP 
  3. Attach the Floral Boutique DSP layer to the 4 x 5 ¼ Whisper White layer.
  4. Stamp your greeting in the center between the two Floral areas with Night of Navy Ink
  5. Tie Bakers Twine around the Whisper White layers.
  6. Adhere the Whisper White layers to the Night of Navy Card Base with Snail
  7. Add Rhinestones as desired
Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by linking to my ONLINE STORE.
     

Monday, March 13, 2017

Fairy Celebration Card using Stampin' Up! products




 
Fairy Celebration card created with Stampin' Up! productsAll images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 
 
Stamp set found on page 63 of the 2016-17 annual catalog. See all images in this set below.

Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets: Fairy Celebration (C: 141554/ W: 141551), Places You’ll Go (P: 141741 )
  • Inks: Basic Gray Archival (140932), Sweet Sugarplum (141395), Tempting Turquoise (126952), Versamark (102283)
  • Paper: Shimmery White (101910), Basic Black (121045), Silver Glimmer (135314)
  • Other: Aqua Painters (103954), Fast Fuse (129026), Dimensionals (104430), Silver Metallic Thread (138402), Heat Tool (129053), Embossing Buddy (103083), Silver Embossing Powder (109131), Wink of Stella (141897)                        

Measurements:
  • Card Base in Basic Black: 11” x 4 ¼”  and scored at 5 ½”
  • Silver Glimmer Mat: 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”
  • Basic Black Mat: 3 ¾” x 5”
  • Silver Glimmer Mat: 2-5/8” x 4-3/8”
  • Shimmery White Mat (with Images): 2 ½” x 4 ¼” 

Instructions:
  1. Stamp image onto Shimmery White paper using Basic Gray Archival ink.
  2. Squeeze your Sweet Sugarplum and Tempting Turquoise ink pads to get some ink on the inside of the lids. This is where you will get your color from. Optionally, you can add color with a reinker.
  3. Using an Aqua Painter, paint the fairy’s dress with Sweet Sugarplum.
  4. Using your Wink of Stella, paint the fairy’s wings and fairy dust using Tempting Turquoise. Wipe your Wink of Stella brush on a paper towel to clean it.
  5. Use your embossing buddy on your Shimmery white image piece. Then stamp your sentiment in Versamark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder.
  6. Layer the Image Piece onto the corresponding Silver Glimmer layer with Fast Fuse.
  7. Use your Embossing Buddy on your Basic Black mat. Heat emboss fairy dust onto the top left and bottom right corners of the mat by stamping first in Versamark ink and heat embossing in Silver Embossing Powder.
  8. Wrap the Basic Black mat with the Silver Metallic Thread about 1/3rd of the way up from the bottom and adhere in back with Fast Fuse.
  9. Adhere the Basic Black Mat to the large Silver Glimmer Mat with Fast Fuse.
  10. Using Dimensionals adhere the Basic Black/Silver Glimmer piece to the Card Base.
  11. Using Dimensionals adhere the Image Piece/Silver Glimmer to the front of the card.
Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by linking to my ONLINE STORE.
 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

That's the Tag stamp set & Timeless Tags Thinlits card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products




All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 


Today is the day that Stampin' Up releases THREE new sale-a-bration items and my absolute favorite one is the Glimmer Paper Assortment pack!  I love *bling* on my cards and this is FREE too with your order of $50.00 or more.   

Supplies:
 

  • Stamp Set: That’s the Tag (142918) or the bundle with dies (144725)  Occasions catalog Pg.23
  • Cardstock and Paper: Whisper White (100730), 2016-2018 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack (141408), Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper (135315), and 6” x 6” Glimmer Paper Assortment Pack (Free Sale-A-Bration item 143831) available February 21
  • Stampin’ Pad: Sweet Sugarplum (141395)
  • Miscellaneous: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Magnetic Platform (130658), Timeless Tags Thinlits Dies (142755 or bundled with stamp set 144725), Petal Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (141493), Succulent Garden 3/8” Ribbon Combo Pack (142781), 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes (141410), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Mini Glue Dots (103683), and Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:
 

  • Whisper White card base: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” then folded plus a piece 2-1/2” x 5-1/2” and ½” x 3”
  • Sweet Sugarplum and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper each 2-1/4” x 2-3/4” plus two strips ¼” x 5-1/2” of each, Sweet Sugarplum sheet from the 2016-2018 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack two strips ¼” x 5-1/2”
  • Sweet Sugarplum ribbon: 7”

Instructions:
 

  1. Using the flower die from Timeless Tags, die cut Sweet Sugarplum Glimmer Paper then using oval tag die, die cut Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. Dab dots of Multipurpose Glue on the back of flower piece and adhere to oval making sure that tag hole is at the top. Slip under a flat heavy book/object to keep flat and let dry.
  2. Using the Petal Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder emboss the large Whisper White cardstock piece.
  3. Using SNAIL, adhere the embossed piece to the card front, centering it
  4. Take the 6 different narrow strips of paper and adhere to the card front on the sides of the embossed center piece being sure to overlap each strip to fit.
  5. Stamp the sentiment on the small Whisper White piece and trim ends to create a banner with the Paper Snips. Stick two enamel shapes to sides of sentiment.
  6. Cut a piece of ribbon about 1-1/2” and thread through tag hole. Adhere to back of tag with SNAIL then cover with small piece of household tape.
  7. Tie remaining ribbon into a small, tight bow and trim ends.
  8. Affix Dimensionals to the tag and adhere to the card front leaving room for the ribbon in the next step.
  9. Using SNAIL adhere the end of ribbon that is in the tag to the card front. You just want it tight from the tag and straight up.
  10. Using Mini Glue Dots, adhere ribbon so that it covers the top of the ribbon that you just adhered in the prior step.
  11. Using Dimensionals, adhere sentiment to card front.
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.



Thursday, February 2, 2017

Sealed with Love Note Pad Holder created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

 

All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 

Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Sealed With Love (142815) - the bundle with stamp set and dies is discounted 10% and that special code is 144705
  • Papers – Ultra Thick Whisper White Cardstock (140272), Soft Sky Cardstock (131203), Falling in Love Designer Series Paper (142788), Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper (140550)
  • Stamp Pads – Sweet Sugarplum (141394)
  • Miscellaneous -  Big Shot (143263), Sweet & Sassy Framelits (141707), Love Notes Framelits (142752), Mini Paper Clips Combo Pack (142766), Classic Label Punch (141491), ¾” Circle Punch (119873), Blushing Bride Stitched Satin Ribbon (141692), Metallic Foil Doilies (138392), Stampin Trimmer (126889), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), and Glue Dots (103683).
Measurements:
  • Card Stock 1:  Ultra Thick Whisper White 4 1/8 x 7 1/8
  • Card Stock 2:  DSP 3 1/8x 3 3/8 (Back Side) Front cut just inside this measurement. (You need two) DSP ½” x 12”
  • Layers:  Soft Sky 2 7/8 x 3 ¼, Butterfly DSP layer 3 x 2 5/8, Half a Gold Doily
Instructions:
 
  1. Using Stampin Trimmer, Score at ½” and 3 5/8” on the long side.  Turn and Score on both Long sides a half inch from the edges.  Cut (from the end with no ½ score line) down the score line until the 3” mark.  Cut this strip off on both sides.
  2. Using snips, cut the little tabs to the closest ½” score line.  This will make the tabs to form the box base for the note pad.
  3. Adhere to the front bottom of the holder on the front only the ½ x 12” piece of DSP.
  4. Using the ¾” Circle punch, punch a half moon in the center front.  Continue to adhere this piece all the way around the box base, after you adhere the box base using Glue Dots.
  5. Layer all three layers DSP, Cardstock, DSP together. Layer on the Front.
  6. Tie a Bow around the whole front piece.
  7. Adhere the Back layer of DSP to the back side to hide the ribbon and open ends of the ½” strip of DSP.
  8. Using the Big Shot and the Sweet and Sassy Heart Framelits, cut a 1 ¾” Heart.
  9. Cut the doily in half and adhere to the left front under the ribbon.
  10. Stamp your Phrase using the Sweet Sugarplum Ink Pad and punch out using the Classic Label Punch.  Attach to the heart using the mini paper clips.  Adhere heart to the Front using Dimensionals.
  11. Stamp your Love Note and Cut out using the Big Shot and Love Note Framelits.  Also cut a Shadow from the Blushing Bride Glimmer.  Adhere using Glue Dots.
  12. Adhere your note pad in place.
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.
 
Sealed with Love (Occasions catalog, page 15)
Love Notes Framelits Dies (Occasions catalog, page 14)

 
 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Foxy Friends raccoon card created with Stampin' Up! products




All images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 
 
Stamp set & bundle found on page 57 of the NEW 2016-17 annual catalog. See the punch & all images in this set below.

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets: Foxy Friends (141549), Acorny Thanks (139718)
  • Inks: Calypso Coral (126983), Mint Macaron (138236), Basic Gray Archival (140932), Basic Black Archival (140931), Soft Suede (126978)
  • Paper: Calypso Coral (122925), Smoky Slate (131202), Whisper White (100730), Mint Macaron (138337), A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper Stack (141637)
  • Other: Fox Builder Punch (141470), Owl Builder Punch (hair bow) (117074), Smoky Slate 1/8” Stitched Ribbon (141687), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Glue Dots (103683), Paper Snips (103579)
 
Measurements:
  • Smoky Slate cardstock:  5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Calypso Coral cardstock:  3 ¼” x 4”
  • Whisper White cardstock:  3” x 3 ¾”
  • From the A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper Stack:
  • Calypso Coral Woodgrain:  5 ¼” x 4”
  • Polka Dots on White Background: 3 ¾” x 4 ½”
  
Instructions:

  1. Stamp the tree trunk image in Soft Suede ink on the 3” x 3 ¾” piece of Whisper White card stock.  The 3” sides should be at the top and bottom.  Stamp image centered from left to right about ¼” up from the bottom edge.
  2. Using Mint Macaron and Calypso Coral ink, stamp the mushroom images of your choice on both sides of tree stump. 
  3. Next, stamp the leaf arch in Calypso Coral ink centered from left to right at the top edge of the Whisper White piece.
  4. Using the Fox Builder Punch and Smoky Slate cardstock, punch out two sets of shapes so that you have enough parts for two raccoons.
  5. With Basic Gray Archival ink, stamp the mask/eyes, tail stripes and legs/feet) as shown above.  For the girl raccoon you will only need the head and body pieces.  The rest can be set aside.
  6. Stamp the eyes and noses of both raccoons using the Basic Black Archival Ink.
  7. Use SNAIL adhesive to attach the boy raccoon’s tail so that it extends from the right side of the image. 
  8. Next, using Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the boy raccoon’s body so that he’s sitting on the tree stump.
  9. Using SNAIL Adhesive, adhere the girl raccoon’s body at a slight angle behind his being sure to just tuck her in behind his side. 
  10.  Adhere her head with SNAIL Adhesive so that she’s peeking out over his shoulder.
  11.  Adhere the boy raccoon’s head using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  12.  Stamp the “Grateful for You” sentiment onto a scrap of Mint Macaron cardstock.  Cut out a   banner with Paper Snips and “flag” the ends.  Adhere banner with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  13. Take the Woodgrain Designer Series Paper and wrap a 6” piece of Smoky Slate 1/8” Stitched Ribbon with placement as shown.  Add SNAIL Adhesive to side edges of the DSP and wrap the ribbon around to the back so that it is secure.
  14. Tie a bow using the Smoky Slate 1/8” Stitched Ribbon and adhere using a Glue Dot.
  15. Punch two hearts out of Calypso Coral cardstock using the Owl Builder Punch and adhere them with the bottom points touching using Glue Dots.
  16. To finish, adhere layers as shown using SNAIL adhesive
Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by linking to my ONLINE STORE.


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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Jar of Love

Whether you have thank you cards to mail out from the holidays still or you want to get a head start on your Valentine's Day cards.....this is a super simple card that you could use for either occasion! If you are in the Sacramento area and looking to attend some classes, make sure you are on my newsletter list by clicking the box to your left.  I have totally revamped the way I will be doing them and would LOVE to have you join.  There are even ways that you can attend the classes for FREE!



All images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 
 
Stamp set & bundle found on page 75 of the NEW 2016-17 annual catalog. See the dies & all images in this set below.

Supplies:
 
  • Stamp Sets: Jar of Love (141587)
  • Inks: Soft Suede (126978), Flirty Flamingo (141397)
  • Paper: Soft Suede cs (115318), Flirty Flamingo cs (141416), Whisper White cs (100730)
  • Other: Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127821), Everyday Jars Framelits (141490), 5/8” Mini Striped Ribbon-Watermelon Wonder (141433), Linen Thread (104199), Wink of Stella – Clear (141897), Stampin Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Big Shot (143263)

Measurements:

Soft Suede card stock (Card Base):  5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”
Flirty Flamigo card stock:  4” x 5 ¼”
Whisper White:  4” x 5 ¼” piece for inside panel and a scrap to stamp both the jar and handle.
5/8” Mini Striped Ribbon-Watermelon Wonder:  5 ¼” piece for wrap on front panel and a 9” piece to make the bow.
Linen Thread:  See Step 7 below.

Instructions:
 
  1.  Emboss the Flirty Flamingo panel using the Woodgrain TIEF and adhere the 5 ¼” piece of the 5/8” Watermelon Wonder Mini Striped Ribbon to the panel as shown by applying adhesive to the back of the panel.  Wrap ends and secure on back side.
  2. Adhere the Flirty Flamingo panel to the card base.
  3. Next, stamp both the large jar image and the handle image on a scrap of Whisper White card stock in Soft Suede ink.
  4. Using the same ink, stamp the “Thanks” sentiment a little above center inside the jar image.
  5. Stamp the small hearts randomly inside the bottom of the jar using Flirty Flamingo ink.
  6. Cut both the jar and handle images out using the coordinating Everyday Jar Framelits and the Big Shot and set aside.
  7. Take the Linen Thread and wind it around three of your fingers to create the coil that will go behind the jar. 
  8. Add adhesive to the back of the jar image and adhere the Linen Thread as shown.
  9. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the jar and adhere it to the front of the card as shown.
  10.  Adhere the jar handle to the jar image as shown.
  11. Next, tie a small bow using the 5/8” Mini Striped Ribbon – Watermelon Wonder and adhere the bow with Mini Glue Dots to the jar’s handle.
  12. Add a little “sparkle” to the hearts in the jar with the Clear Wink of Stella.
  13. Adhere the Whisper White 4” x 5 ¼” panel to the inside of the card and stamp a few small hearts using Flirty Flamingo ink.
Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by linking to my ONLINE STORE.