May 29, 2020

Product Shares


I’m offering product shares from the Stampin’ Up! 2020-2021 Annual Catalog and I’d love to have you join!!

Ordering for the new catalog begins June 3rd. Once the order arrives, pieces will be cut and sorted. 
IMPORTANT SHIPPING NOTE: 
·         Due to circumstances beyond my control there may be backorders, unorderable & shipping delays, I will keep you informed of these delays.  You will have a choice to wait for your entire order or pay for additional shipping. (Note: some products are already in backorder status until July 13th).
Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join simply email me the following information:
  • Your first and last name
  • The email address that is connected to your Paypal account. I only accept Paypal for payment unless you are a customer of mine.  If you are a customer, I will accept payment by check.  ***You do not need to have a Paypal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a Paypal account.
Click here for all the details!

Masculine Father's Day or Birthday

Father's Day is fast approaching, and this could be a great card.  It could also be used as a masculine birthday card.  There are only a few more days left before this Come Sail Away designer series paper is retired.  The paddles have a wood grain texture on them, adding a little dimension.  The frog was just too cute to not add to the card.  This is one of the stamp-a-stack cards available for June.

My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the links below and order online.

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May 26, 2020

Masculine Thinking of You

Masculine cards can sometimes be the most difficult to create.  This one was not so bad.  Simple layers using night of navy, seaside spray, and whisper white.  The Come Sail Away Designer Series paper adds just a touch of extra design (RETIRING).  The banner down the middle is embossed with the subtle embossing folder for a little added texture.  The Rooted in Nature stamp set sentiment fits perfectly in the stitched circle die.

My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the links below and order online

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May 22, 2020

Mosaic Hummingbird Hello


The catalog year is almost over!  This mosaic paper is so much prettier in real life, because the some of the colors are actually shiny.  I have d to get creative with my stamp-a-stack classes these past months by just using designer paper, punches and dies, and other embellishments.  This is a result of those cards.  The Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series paper was laying around in my supplies for a while, until I saw an actual card using that paper, that's when I really took notice of it and how pretty it really is.

The hummingbirds are on a full sheet of designer paper that were very easy to cut out.  The doilies are retired, but any circle could work.

My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the links below and order online.  Hurry, catalog ends June 2!

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May 20, 2020

Salt Watercolor Technique



Technique #3.  Here is the final technique for May.  Salt Watercolor.  The picture doesn't show it very well the actual effect, but the look is spotty water coloring using salt.  Since creating the video below I discovered that air drying does work better than heat drying.  Also, coarse salt works better than table salt.

This simple card was fun and easy to make.  The key is patience to let the salt do it's job ... that one was a tough one for me.  The color combination is bermuda bay, coastal cabana, and rich razzleberry.

Here is the video:



My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the links below and order online

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May 19, 2020

Gift Bag Card

Technique card #2.  Today's card features a gift bag on the front of the card.  I learned this technique from Linda Heller, a fellow demonstrator.  The bag folds flat for mailing.  I happened to find some purple posy tissue paper in my stash, and that was my color inspiration for this card.

Below is a video of the complete instructions.



Measurements:
Purple Posy:  Cut to 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 2-1/2 x 4 (scored landscape 1/2", 1", 3", 3-1/2") 
Vellum:   Cut 3-3/4 x 5 embossed with Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder
Whisper White:  Cut 3 x 4 (die cut with stitched so sweetly dies). 1/2 x 2"
Best Dressed Designer Series Paper:  2 x 2-1/2"
Bakers Twine:  4" 
Tissue paper - Non Stampin' Up! - 4 x 4


My Stampin' Up! complete project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the links below and order online:

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May 18, 2020

Spotlight Faux Silk

Technique time!  Today's card is called spotlight faux silk.  This is a great way to use your leftover designer papers.  



Below is are the video instructions.


My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below. Interested in an item (or two, or three)? Just click the links below and order online (additional non-Stampin' Up! items required are white tissue paper and a glue stick).

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