Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Abstract Impressions Card using NEW Stampin' Up! products


All images © 1990-2018 Stampin’ Up!® 

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets – Abstract Impressions (147513)
  • Card Stock – Grapefruit Grove (146972); Crumb Cake (120953); Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads – Grapefruit Grove (147142); Call Me Clover (147139); Whisper White Craft Pad & Refill (145406)
  • Misc. – Nature’s Poem Designer Paper (146338); Crumb Cake 3/8” Classic Weave Ribbon (144162); Embossing Buddy (103083); White Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109132); Heat Tool (129053); Iridescent Sequin Assortment (144212); Fine-Tip Glue Pen (138309); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Pencil
        
Measurements:  
  • Grapefruit Grove (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 1/4” and folded
  • Crumb Cake: 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”
  • Crumb Cake: ¾” x 2 ¾”
  • Whisper White: 3 ¾” x 5”
  • Designer Paper: 1 ¼” x 5”
  • Ribbon: 6” and 16”

Instructions:
  1. Place the designer paper at the bottom of the Whisper White layer for placement. Using a pencil, draw a light line so you will have an indication where to stamp the flowers.
  2. Stamp the larger, solid stems image using the Call Me Clover ink. Stamp off one layer of ink to reduce the shade. Stamp the stems on the far-right side of the Whisper White layer at the pencil line. Repeat for a second row as shown. Stamp the smaller, solid stems using the Call Me Clover ink. Stamp directly over the first set of stems. Don’t worry about aligning them.
  3. Stamp the Poppy flower image using Grapefruit Grove ink directly above the first set of stems on the far-right. Repeat for the second set of stems, stamping off one layer of ink. Don’t worry about aligning the flowers to the stems.
  4. Adhere the designer paper to the bottom of the Whisper White layer.
  5. Adhere the 6” piece of ribbon between the designer paper and the stems using Glue Dots. Create a double bow using the 16” piece of ribbon. Adhere to the right side as shown using Glue Dots.
  6. Rub the Embossing Buddy on the ¾” x 2 ¾” piece of Crumb Cake cardstock. Stamp the greeting using Whisper White Craft ink. Immediately sprinkle with the White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Heat set. Adhere the greeting to the lower left side of the card base using Dimensionals.
  7. Adhere two Iridescent Sequins using Fine-Tip Glue. Let dry.
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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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Little Elephant card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

My wonderful upline Stella MacKay made this card and I had to share it with all of you.  I love EVERYTHING about this card especially the Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Silver Mini Sequin Trim, and the Pearlized Doilies.  Read further down on this post about a July special that includes FREE product from Stampin' Up!




All images © 1990-2018 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies:

  • Stamp Set: Little Elephant (145725 – wood; 145728 – clear block) or Little Elephant Stamp Set and Elephant Builder Punch Bundle (148338 – wood; 148340 – clear block)
  • Cardstock and Paper: Flirty Flamingo (141416), Whisper White (100730), Sparkle Glimmer Paper (146957)
  • Ink: Flirty Flamingo (147052), Basic Gray (149165)
  • Miscellaneous: Elephant Builder Punch (145652) or refer to bundle pricing above, Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (146335), Stitched Shapes Framelits (1454372), Layering Circles Framelits (141705), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Whisper White 5/8” Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (146912), Silver Mini Sequin Trim (144230), Pearlized Doilies (146936), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), household tape, tweezers
 
Measurements:
  • Flirty Flamingo card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, 4-1/4” then folded
  • Whisper White: 3” x 3” plus scrap for elephant
  • Sparkle Glimmer Paper: 3” x 3”
  • Ribbon: 14”
 
Instructions:
  1. Run Flirty Flamingo card base through Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and Big Shot. Set aside.
  2. Ink large elephant with Basic Gray, stamp on Whisper White cardstock and punch out.
  3. Ink hearts in Flirty Flamingo and stamp onto Whisper White positioning with future die cutting in mind. Ink sentiment with Basic Gray and align accordingly making sure to leave room for elephant later and within area to be die cut and aligned with hearts.
  4. Using the 2-1/2” circle from Stitched Shapes Framelits, die cut Whisper White taking care to leave room for elephant.
  5. Using the 2-3/4” circle from the Layering Circles Framelits, die cut Sparkle Glimmer Paper.
  6. Adhere Whisper White portion to Glimmer Paper using Mini Glue Dots.
  7. Lay down ribbon on work area to create a “Z” shape. Adjust so that loops of ribbon and ends will peek out behind focal point.
  8. Cover back of Glimmer Paper with SNAIL then carefully press down onto ribbon so it is shown evenly on left and right side of focal point. A strip of household tape over the ribbon should add extra security.
  9. Add a little more SNAIL and press down focal point with ribbon onto one Pearlized Doily.
  10. Apply SNAIL again and adhere to card front as shown.
  11. Using tweezers and a drop of Multipurpose Liquid Glue, lightly dab a tiny bit of glue onto back of Mini Sequin Trim that have been removed from its thread. Press to card in desired location. Add one sequin as the elephant eye.
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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Stamparatus
146276
Price: $49.00

A must-have tool for all stampers, the Stamparatus helps you perfectly align stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and precisely, and get complete ink coverage.

It was created by stampers for stampers, so it has all the features you want:

* Compatible with red rubber and photopolymer stamps
* 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
* Rulers on 2 sides for quick measuring
* 2 open sides so you can use larger paper
* Multiple hinges for more placement options
* 2 reversible plates for 4 sides to work with
* 1 foam mat for use with photopolymer
* 1 base with grid
* Magnet storage areas

Three-minute video showcasing the Stamparatus.


FREE new product gift for July for all my customers! MUST USE HOST CODE M2FRW2BW

Colored Doilies  #146935
* 24  3" doilies - 6 each of 4 colors: Coastal Cabana, Flirty Flamingo, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive


IMPORTANT:
  • If your order is UNDER $150, you must use the code to get the gift.
  • If your order is $150 or more, do NOT use the code but you still get the gift.
  • At the end of July, I determine how many gifts I need, I order them, they ship to me, and I ship to you by mid-August.








Thursday, June 14, 2018

Hand delivered card using Stampin' Up! products



All images © 1990-2018 Stampin’ Up!® 
This stamp set may only be "purchased" with rewards dollars for anyone with an order of $150 or more.
 
Supplies:
  • Stamp Set: Hand Delivered (2018-19 host set; 146808)
  • Cardstock: Pineapple Punch (146971), Call Me Clover (146969), Shimmery White (101910)
  • Ink: Memento Pad (132708)
  • Miscellaneous: Stampin’ Blends Bermuda Bay Combo Pack (144600), Cherry Cobbler Light (144576), Ivory (144606), Lovely Lipstick Light (147026), Night of Navy Light (144036), Pineapple Punch Dark (147030), Pool Party Combo Pack (144605), Pumpkin Pie Dark (144577), Rich Razzleberry Combo Pack (144602); 1-1/4” Circle Punch (119861), Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder “TIEF” (141481), Share What You Love Artisan Pearls (146927), Wink of Stella Glitter Brush Clear (141897), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:

  • Pineapple Punch card base: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” then folded plus scrap about 2” x 2”
  • Call Me Clover: 5-1/2” x 1’
  • Shimmery White: 2-3/4” x 5-1/2”

Instructions:

  1. Run card base through Big Shot with Seaside TIEF so swirly lines are vertical
  2. Stamp skirt and legs image about ½” from bottom of Shimmery White card stock. Add vertical lines skirt image on top to fit within lines of skirt outline.
  3. Align top/balloon image to meet bottom skirt image and stamp.
  4. Color in images with a variety of Stampin’ Blends.
  5. Stamp sentiment on scrap of Pineapple Punch and punch out with 1-1/2” Circle Punch.
  6. Using SNAIL, adhere Call Me Clover strip to left side of main focal piece so that about 1/8” is showing on the left.
  7. Using SNAIL adhere main piece to card base so that about 1/8” of the Pineapple Punch base is showing on the right of the image.
  8. Brush skirt bottom with Wink of Stella.
  9. Adhere 3 artisan pearls to bottom right of Shimmery White piece.
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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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Stampin' Up! card without ANY stamping!?


I know....I know it sounds funny that this is a card with NO stamping but this is another reason why I love our products!  There are just SO many different options that you can do with items.  Some of the items on this card are only available in the Occasions Catalog and that expires at the end of this month.  Hurry and get those items before they sell out!


All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies:

  • Card Stock: Basic Gray (121044), Pool Party (122924)
  • Miscellaneous –Petal Passion Memory and More Card Pack (145592); Dimensionals (104430); Blends: Pool Party Combo Pack (144605); Old Olive Combo Pack (144597); Daffodil Delight Combo Pack (144603); Pool Party Re-inker (122933); Embossing Paste (141979); Palette Knives (142808); Sweet Soiree Masks (145643); Basic Rhinestones (144220)
Measurements:  
  • Basic Gray:              4 1/4” x 11”             3 7/8 x 5 1/8”
  • Pool Party:               4” x 5 ¼””     
       
Instructions:

  1. Color in flower image with Stampin' Blends and fussy cut.
  2. Mix two drops of Pool Party Re-Inker with about ½ tsp of Embossing Paste and apply with pallete knife over mask onto your 3 7/8 x 5 1/8 piece of Basic Gray and let dry.
  3. Attach Basic Gray piece with Embossing Paste to the Pool party and then to the front of the card base.
  4. Attach cut flowers with Stampin' Dimensionals.
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.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Flying Home card


Only a couple more weeks left of the Occasions catalog, but then our NEW annual catalog comes out!  Here is a project that uses a stamp set and Designer Series Paper from the Occasions catalog and changing out the sentiment makes this card very versatile.


All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets: Flying Home (145926-w; 145929-c), Lovely Wishes (145924)
  • Card stock & paper: Elegant Eggplant (105126), Whisper White (100730), Tutti-fruitti 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (145606)
  • Stampin’ Pad: Elegant Eggplant (126969) and Tuxedo Black Memento Pad (132708)
  • Miscellaneous: Stampin' Blends Markers Collection (147475), White Stampin’ Chalk Marker (132133), Lots of Labels Framelits (138281), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Magnetic Platform (130658), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Paper Snips (103579)
 
Measurements:
  • Elegant Eggplant: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2 then folded to create card base plus 3-1/4” x 5”
  • Designer Series Paper: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Whisper White: 3-1/2” x 5” plus scrap for sentiment that is about 3” x ¾”

Instructions:
  • Stamp bird houses with Memento black ink.
  • Color in with your choice of Stampin’ Blends using a variety to make it colorful
  • Die cut with the Lots of Labels die that is about 4” wide. You will be cutting off the wood-looking treehouse stands so they “bleed off” the page
  • Using die that is about 4-3/4” wide, die cut Elegant Eggplant card stock
  • Using SNAIL adhere birdhouse piece to Elegant Eggplant piece
  • Using chalk marker, write on stitches all around on edge of Elegant Eggplant
  • Add 3 rhinestones to each side
  • Mount Designer Series Paper to card base
  • Mount birdhouse focal point to card base with Dimensionals
  • Stamp sentiment on Whisper White scrap and trim long sides so it’s about 3/8” wide. Using Paper Snips, cut banner ends on sentiment. Add one rhinestone to each side.
  • Using SNAIL, adhere sentiment to DSP
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 to my 
ONLINE STORE.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Versatile & basic card using Stampin' Up! products


This basic template will work with just about any Designer Series Paper and any stamped sentiment. The die is currently available. Imagine the possibilities with your paper scraps! If you make one, make 10 more to have on hand.

All images © 1990-2017 Stampin’ Up!® 


Supplies:
  • Stamp Sets – Picture Perfect Birthday (145519) 
  • Card Stock – Berry Burst (144243); Whisper White (100730); Basic Black (121045)
  • Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (132708)
  • Miscellaneous – Picture Perfect Party 6x6 Designer Series Paper (DSP)  (145559) , Glitter & Clear Epoxy Shapes (145632); Basic Black Solid Bakers Twine (141682); Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (146840); Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets (144106); Stampin' Dimensionals (104430); Banner Triple Punch (138292); Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker (100082)
        
Measurements:  
  • Berry Burst Card Stock: 5 1/2” x 8 ½”   and 1 ½” x 4”
  • Basic Black Card Stock: 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”
  • Whisper White Card Stock:  3 ¾” x 5” and 4” x 5 ¼” (for inside)
  • DSP:  Striped Pattern 1” x 1 ¾” and Peach Pattern ¾” x 1 ½”         
  • Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets: 1 ½” x 4”
         
Instructions:
  1. Score the larger piece of Berry Burst card stock down the middle at 4 ¼” (along the 8-1/2” side). This will be your card base.
  2. Peel off the backing of the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet and add it to the 1 ½” x 4” piece of Berry Burst cardstock.
  3. Cut out the word "celebrate" from this Berry Burst card stock. Note: make sure the card stock is facing up (adhesive sheet should be on the bottom).
  4. Using the black marker, ink up "the good stuff" and stamp it in the lower right corner of the smaller of the two Whisper White card stock pieces.
  5. Peel off the backing on the "celebrate" and stick it just above the words you just stamped.
  6. Add the Whisper White card stock to the center of the Basic Black card stock.
  7. Flag one end of each of the two pieces of DSP using the Triple Banner Punch and add them to the upper left corner of the Whisper White card stock.
  8. Add this panel to the card front using Dimensionals.
  9. Tie a bow from about 8” of black twine and adhere it to the center of the banners.
  10. Add three of the Glitter Epoxy Shapes to the card front.
  11. Stamp desired greeting using Memento ink on the second Whisper White piece of card stock. Note: I stamped the ‘today we celebrate wonderful brilliant fabulous you!’ greeting.
  12. Add this panel to the inside of your 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 any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 
ONLINE STORE.