Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lovely Friends card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

 

All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 
Set found on page 173 of the new 2017-18 Stampin' Up! catalog
 
Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Lovely Friends (143763-Photopolymer), Diagonal Strip (141917-C or 141914-w)
  • Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045), Bermuda Bay (131197)
  • Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708), Bermuda Bay (131171), Pool Party (126982)
  • Misc. –   Banner Triple Punch (138292), Liquid Multipurpose Glue (110755), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220)

Measurements:       
  • Basic Black 8-1/2 x 5-1/2, 3-1/8 x 4 & 1-1/2 x 2
  • Whisper White 2 @ 4 x 5-1/4 & 3 x 4
  • Bermuda Bay 1 x 1-1/2
        
Instructions:
  1. Stamp Diagonal Stripe background stamp on one Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4 layer with Bermuda Bay ink.
  2. Adhere to Basic Black card base.
  3. Stamp greeting in Tuxedo Black ink on 3 x 4 Whisper White layer.
  4. Add Pool Party flowers (solid image) and Bermuda Bay flowers over the top of Pool Party flowers.
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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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Pocketful of Sunshine using Stampin' Up! products




Pocketful of Sunshine card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 

Set found on page 64 of the new 2017-18 Stampin' Up! catalog. Framelits on page 214.

Supplies: 
•    Stamp Sets –Pocketful of Sunshine 143719 (or save 10% and choose the bundle 145345)
•    Card Stock –Thick Whisper White (140272); Crushed Curry (131199); Dapper Denim (141414)
•    Stamp Pads – Dapper Denim (141394); Memento Tuxedo Black (132708); VersaMark (102283)
•    Miscellaneous- Big Shot (143263) Pocket Framelits Dies (143750); Embossing Buddy (103083); Heat Tool (129053); Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder (109131); Stamping Sponges (141337); Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:  
•    Thick Whisper White:  4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" and 1" x 1" for pocket tab
•    Crushed Curry: 3-1/4" x 5 and 3" x 1-1/2" for sun glasses
•    Dapper Denim: 3" x 4-3/4" and 3-1/2" x 3" for pocket

Instructions:
•    Stamp pocket and pocket stitching in Dapper Denim ink on the smaller piece of Dapper Denim card stock and cut out with the Big Shot and Pocket Framelits.
•    Sponge around edges and on the surface of pocket and larger Dapper Denim piece to give a worn denim look.
•    Rub Embossing Buddy over the pocket and stamp "you dazzle me" in VersaMark ink.
•    Heat emboss with the Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder and the Heat Tool.
•    Stamp "for you" in Dapper denim ink on the small piece of Thick Whisper White card stock.  Tuck the edge of this under the side of the pocket and attach with Snail Adhesive.
•    Bedazzle the pocket with Rhinestone Basic Jewels just above the "stitched line"
•    Fold the Thick Whisper White card stock in half for the card base.
•    Attach the large Dapper Denim piece of card stock to the large Crushed Curry piece of card stock with Snail Adhesive.
•    Attach these layers to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals.
•    Attach the pocket to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals
•    Stamp the sunglasses in Memento ink on the smaller of the Crushed Curry pieces of card stock.  Cut out with the Big Shot and Pocket Framelits.
•    Add a Rhinestone Basic Jewel to each side of the sunglasses.
•    Attach the glasses to the pocket with Stampin' Dimensionals by tucking one side of the sunglasses behind the pocket. 
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.
Pocketful of Sunshine       
Pocket Framelits Dies        

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Colorful Seasons card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

 
 

I LOVE this card from Stella MacKay (who is also my supportive upline) so I had to share it with all of you.  This card reminds me of laid back days on vacation enjoying a wonderful adult beverage without a care in the world!  I think this would make a great card to celebrate one's retirement or "just because". 
  

Supplies:
  • Stamp Set: Colorful Seasons (143726) or Colorful Seasons Bundle (145348)
  • Card stock: Daffodil Delight (119683), Whisper White (100730)
  • Stampin’ Pad: Basic Black Archival (140931), Melon Mambo (126948), Pumpkin Pie (126945), Daffodil Delight (126944), Pool Party (126982), and Sahara Sand (126976)
  • Miscellaneous: Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372), Seasonal Layers Thinlits (143751) or Colorful Seasons Bundle (145348), Daffodil Delight ¼” Double-Stitched Ribbon (144116), Glitter Enamel Dots (144200), Stamping Sponges (141337), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683), and Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:
  • Whisper White:4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2 then folded to create card base, and pieces 3-3/4” x 5”, 2-3/4” x 2-3/4”, 2” x 2-1/2” and 1” x ¾”
  • Daffodil Delight: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Ribbon: about 6”

Instructions:
  1. Using Stamping Sponges, pounce Sahara Sand ink along one long edge of 3-3/4” x 5” Whisper White piece at least ½” from the bottom. Follow with Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie and end with Melon Mambo at the top. Blend colors at “seam” where they both meet.
  2. On 2-3/4’ x 2-3/4” Whisper White piece, stamp sentiment in center. Die cut with the round 2-3/8” Stitched Shapes Framelit to center sentiment. Using Daffodil Delight and sponge, pounce ink over sentiment to create a sun.
  3. Using 2” x 2-1/2” Whisper White piece, die cut Adirondack chair.
  4. Using 1” x ¾” Whisper White piece, stamp beverage in Pumpkin Pie then die cut.
  5. Adhere sun/sentiment to colorful background using SNAIL.
  6. Adhere chair and beverage to colorful background using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Set aside to dry.
  7. Once dry, adhere the colorful piece to the Daffodil Delight card stock using SNAIL.
  8. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere Daffodil Delight piece to card front.
  9. Tie tiny ribbon, trim ends and adhere to side of sentiment piece with Mini Glue Dot.
  10. Sprinkle the Crushed Curry Glitter Enamel Dots on 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 linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Birthday Blooms card created with Stampin' Up! products

 
Birthday Blooms card created with Stampin' Up! productsAll images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 
 
Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Birthday Blooms (wood 140655, clear 140658)
  • Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Watercolor Paper (122959)
  • Stamp Pads – Basic Black Archival (140931)
  • Misc. – Watercolor Pencils (141709); Blender Pens (102845); Metallics Sequin Assortment (138390); Fine-Tip Glue (138309), Dimensionals (104430)
        
Measurements:  
  • Whisper White Card Stock: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in half
  • Watercolor Paper: 2” x 4 ½”

Instructions:
  1. Stamp the blossom image in the center of the white cardstock base using Basic Black Archival ink.  Let dry.
  2. Stamp the blossom image in the center of the watercolor paper using Basic Black Archival ink.  Let dry.
  3. Color in the flower petals using the Melon Mambo watercolor pencil. Color in the flower center using the Daffodil Delight watercolor pencil.  Color in the leaves using the Old Olive watercolor pencil. Lay the pencil on the artists detail lines.  Use the Blender Pen to spread the color and remove the pencil marks.  Be sure to clear your Blend Pen between colors. 
  4. Adhere the watercolor paper layer directly over the stamped image on the white cardstock base using Dimensionals. Be careful to mimic the image as closely as possible. 
  5. Stamp the “For You” greeting in the upper right corner of the white card base using Basic Black Archival ink. Let dry.
  6. Adhere white sequins from the Metallics Sequin Assortment, as shown, using Fine-Tip Glue. Let dry.
  7. Add rhinestones near the sequins, as shown.
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.
Birthday Blooms        

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Vertical Greetings card created with Stampin' Up! products









Vertical Greetings card created with Stampin' Up! products
All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 

Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets –Vertical Greetings clear #141876, wood #141873
  • Card Stock – Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes #131527
  • Stamp Pads – Pear Pizzazz and Cajun Craze
  • Miscellaneous – Stampin’ Write Markers Subtles #131263 and Regals #131262; Simply Scored Scoring Tool #122334; Linen Thread #104199; Mini Glue Dots #103678
Instructions:
  1. Into the front back of the note card, score ½" frame all around.  
  2. Using the markers directly on the stamp, color the pot with Cajun Craze and the plant in Pear Pizzazz
  3. “Huff” on the colored stamp image to re-moisten the ink and stamp in the center of your scored frame
  4. Stamp the Just Because using Pear Pizzazz ink onto the right-hand side
  5. Make a little bow out of the Linen Thread and adhere with glue dot. 
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 
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Vertical Greetings 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Rose wonder sympathy card using Stampin' Up! products



"Make-It Monday": Rose Wonder sympathy card created with Stampin' Up! products
All images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 

 

Image & page number of the full stamp set shown below the project instructions.

Supplies: 
•    Stamp Sets – Rose Wonder (140697)
•    Cardstock – Night of Navy (100867); Whisper White (100730)
•    Stamp Pad – Night of Navy (126970)
•    Miscellaneous – Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) (141632); Copper Foil (142020); Layering Ovals Framelits (141706); Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372); Big Shot (143263); Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
  
Measurements:  
•    Night of Navy:    8-1/2” x 5-1/2”
•    Copper Foil:    3” x 4-1/4”    2” x 3-1/4”
•    Whisper White:    2” x 3”
•    DSP:      2-3/4” x 4”  
   
Instructions:
1.    Fold Night of Navy cardstock in half.
2.    Layer DSP onto Copper Foil; attach to card front.
3.    Using Night of Navy ink, stamp sentiment on Whisper White cardstock. Die cut using Layering Ovals Framelits.
4.    Die cut Copper Foil using Layering Ovals Framelits...one size larger than step 3.
5.    Layer stamped Whisper White cardstock onto die-cut Copper Foil. Attach to card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.


Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my ONLINE STORE.
Rose Wonder (annual catalog, page 132)
       

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Faux silk card using Stampin' Up! products

Today, we focus on flowers which are appropriate images ANY day of the year. This is an older technique, but still one of my favorites!  It adds so much detail to a card with just a little effort. It is known as the faux silk technique and you use tissue paper to look like silk.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I do! 




Butterfly Basics Faux Silk card created with Stampin' Up! products

All images © 1990-2016 Stampin’ Up!® 

 
Image & page number of the full stamp set shown below the project instructions.


Supplies:

  • Stamp SetsButterfly Basics (138813 wood) (138816 clear); Vertical Greetings (141873 wood) (141876 clear)
  • Card Stock – Blushing Bride (131198); Basic Black (121045); Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads – StazOn Jet Black (101406)
  • Misc. – Basic Black Solid Baker’s Twine (141682); Subtles Stampin’ Write Markers (131263); Stamping Sponges (141337); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); SNAIL adhesive (104332); Tissue Paper
          
Measurements:  
  • Blushing Bride:            4 1/4" x 11                   2 1/2" x 4 5/8”              
  • Basic Black:                4” x 5 1/4"                    2 3/8” x 4 1/2"
  • Whisper White :           3 7/8” x 5 1/8”              3 1/2" x 5” 
                   
Instructions:

  1. Score the Blushing Bride card base at 5 1/2" and fold.
  2. Use Stazon Jet Black ink to stamp the flower image from Butterfly Basics onto a piece of tissue paper (3 1/2" x 5”).  Color the flower using Blushing Bride, So Saffron & Pear Pizzazz Stampin’ Write Markers.  Crumple tissue.
  3. On the smallest piece of Whisper White cardstock sponge on a light layer of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Uncrumple the tissue paper art piece and lay on top of the glue, leaving wrinkles in it.  Allow to dry.  After the art piece is dry cut to 2 1/4" x 4 3/8”.
  4. Double wrap a piece of Basic Black Solid Baker’s Twine around the art piece and tie a bow.
  5. Use Stazon Jet Black to stamp Happy Birthday from Vertical Greetings onto the Whisper White mat.
  6. Glue all the mats together.
  7. Pop up the matted art piece using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Remember, you do not have to be creative to create - just copy this project!
Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my ONLINE STORE.
Butterfly Basics (annual catalog, page 113)