August 01, 2015

Pillow Tile Technique


The last of July techniques.  I'm calling it Pillow Tiles.  Check out the video and supplies below.  Glad you could stop by....

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July 24, 2015

Brick Wall Technique


Technique #2 for July.  Brick wall ... making it look more realistic.  Below is another video on how to make the card and technique.

Here is pretty much the same card (different colors), without embellishing the brick.  Which do you like better?




Supplies are listed below the video. Enjoy!


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July 23, 2015

Paper Pumpkin Deal!


50% off First Two Months of Paper Pumpkin




If you've never tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time-get 50% off your first two months. With a deal like this, you'll want to invite everyone you know to give it a try too!

Offer Dates: July 23-September 10, 2015

Offer Details: Use the code HALFOFF to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2015, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).

The Fine Print:
  • For new subscribers only.
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month's kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.
  • Visit PaperPumpkin.com to join. (Please make sure you use sign up under me, Karen Philipp, as your demonstrator).
  • Enter the Promo Code, HALFOFF when you sign up.
  • New subscribers must join by Thursday, September 10, 2015; 11:50 PM (MT). 
 See what you've been missing!

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July 22, 2015

Fancy Fold Flip Card



Technique time!  I also did another video.  This card is so easy, but looks complicated.  The most trouble we had in club was using the fast fuse!  The supplies are listed below the video.  If you are interested in joining one of my technique clubs or would like to be a part of a virtual technique club simply email me.


Supplies listed below:

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July 20, 2015

More Experimenting ...

I've had lots of time to create and play lately ... I guess it pays to be organized and ahead of the game once in a while!  This card is a result of more "experimenting" with spritzing with water and refills onto an embossing folders.  Overall I like the look, but I'm not quite sure of the colors for the butterfly, though.  On this one, I even dyed and stamped the ribbon.

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July 15, 2015

Baptism Butterfly

One of my card ministry classes needed baptism cards, and this is what I came up with.  This one is so much prettier in real life!!!  I kept wanting to add more to it, but it didn't need it.  I have to say, I tried the new thicker white card stock .... LOVE IT!  Stamped images are crisp and clean, and the card is now nice and sturdy compared to the regular Whisper White.  Complete supply list is below.

If you are in the Milwaukee/Metro area and would like to start a card ministry for your organization or church, feel free to contact me and I'll give you the details.

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July 12, 2015

Awesome Friend


I was playing around for upcoming technique classes, and this is what I came up with.  I spritzed the hexagon embossing folder with 3 different colors of spritzers filled with refills and water, then placed the watercolor paper on the embossing folder, and ran it through the Big Shot ... this is the result.  I also dyed the ribbon by spritzing white satin ribbon with Wisteria Wonder/Water.  I really love the Awesomely Artistic stamp set.  It's hard to tell, but the wings of the dragonfly are glittered, making it pretty lifelike.  One of those cards much prettier in real life.  Below is the list of supplies:

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July 09, 2015

Wax Paper Resist


Another technique video.  This one is called Waxed Paper Resist. There's a little blooper in the video, feel free to fast forward through that.  My editing skills are not there (at all!).  The supplies are listed below.





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July 02, 2015

Triple Layer Stamping


Triple layer stamping is one of my favorite techniques.  This card shows the same card only in put together in two directions.  The colors are elegant eggplant, mossy meadow and very vanilla.  Below is the video.  Enjoy!



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June 25, 2015

Faux Cloisonne

Technique time ... this one is called Faux Cloisonne.  Below is the video and list of supplies.

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June 18, 2015

Block Marker Smear


This is a CASE that I found on Pinterest, and a card we made in Technique Club.  I'm calling this one Block Marker Smear.  I even did a video (below).  If you are in the Milwaukee/Metro area and would like to join one of our Technique Clubs, we are looking for a couple new members.

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June 14, 2015

Kinda Eclectic Thinking


Kinda Eclectic .... that's what this card is.  But I love it.  The colors go so well together.  Lost lagoon, night of navy, and soft sky. This is one of the cards we made in our recent stamp-a-stack class.  Interested in joining one of my classes.  Just email me and let me know when you might like to join us.  The class schedule is listed on the classes tab.

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June 10, 2015

Ice Cream Sprinkles



I hope you have been enjoying browsing through the new catalog.  What's your favorite?  I have a few favorites, a couple of them are the Ronald McDonald Sprinkles of Life set with matching punch.  Stampin' Up! will donate $3 for every set purchased to the Ronald McDonald house.

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We as demonstrators were able to preorder the set and stamp set a month before the catalog became live.  If you are interested in becoming a demonstrator (either as a hobbyist or as a business venture), I'd love to have you on my team.  AND for the month of June new recruits who join during the promotion period (June 2-30) will receive their choice of two stamp sets from the new 2015-2016 annual catalog for free in their Starter Kit.  Just click here for more details and to sign up!  If you have any questions, feel free to email me or phone me (number listed above).

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June 02, 2015

New 2015-2016 Annual Catalog Now Available


It's here!  It's time to share the fun with Stampin' Up!'s new 2015-2016 Annual Catalog!  Below you'll find the catalog PDF (large file, so be patient)


Click here to download the 2015-2016 Annual catalog.


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May 31, 2015

Sneak Peak Bohemian

Sneak peak of new products.  This is sort of a southwestern look.  I used a couple of the new in colors - Delightful Dijon and Tip Top Taupe.  Also used the Boho Chic Embossing Folder and sponged it with Tip Top Taupe. I love the new Bohemian Designer Series Paper too! 

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