Handmade Cards, OnStage Convention, Summer

Come Sail Away

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With all this rain lately we may all be sailing away soon! I figured this would be the perfect time to share a card that we were able to make at the ONstage convention in San Antonio.It’s hard to believe that April was so long ago. The card features the Sailing Home Bundle which is one of three coordinating bundles in the July Paper Pumpkin Kit.

How to Make this Card:

  1. Cut a whisper white standard base 5 1/2 x 4 1/4.
  2. Layer a full base size piece of designer series paper with 4 1/4 x 3 inch using snail adhesive.
  3. Wash a 2 3/4 x 4 inch piece of water color paper in Balmy Blue using an Aqua Painter- allow to dry.
  4. Stamp the Lighthouse in Night of navy on Whisper White and cut out with the Smooth Sailing Die.
  5. Stamp the compass on Sahara Sand cardstock in Soft Suede and punch out with 1 1/2″ Circle Punch.
  6. Stamp the sentiment on Balmy Blue cardstock in Night of Navy and punch out with the Everyday Label Punch
  7. Stamp the seagulls on the water color paper in Night of Navy.
  8. Wrap a 4 1/2 inch piece of Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker’s Twine at the top of an anchor from the Sail Away Trinkets.
  9. Adhere the water color paper with snail. Followed by the lighthouse with a Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Tuck the compass in behind the lighthouse with snail then add the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  11. Top all of the layers with the anchor.

For even more versitility with this bundle watch the video below showing you all the pieces in the Memories and More Card pack. They are great for super quick scrapbooking and easy peasy cards.

Shop 24/7 online and be sure JUNE HOST CODE ZEQG4DCF to enter the   to be eligible for the special offering and for monthly giveaways! This month’s giveaway is Stampin’ Spritzers!

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This month, Paper Pumpkin is providing unprecedented catalog coordination, giving you THREE new suites that they can mix and match with July’s kit.

Woven Threads Suite p. 13–14 (US | CA)

Garden Lane Suite p. 40–41 (US | CA)

Come Sail Away Suite p. 144–145 (US | CA)

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Watch the cute stop gap video above highlighting some of the new catalog items.

Download the new catalog PDF here.

Download the new INcolor chart here to see all the great ways to mix and match the new colors to the current coordinating colors.

To compare the colors between the papers, ink pads and markers? Download the chart here. This is also a great tool to see what you already have and what you need next!

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  • Keeps products organized, tidy, visible, and trackable at all times.
  • Ensures that your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Write Markers, and Stampin’ Blends are all stored horizontally, as recommended.
  • Designed to be stylish, durable, compact, stackable, and modular.
  • Blends in naturally with most home decor with its white neutral color.
  • Stacks vertically and can be arranged to fit practically any flat workspace.
  • Easily assembled and disassembled for rearrangement and/or cleaning.
Click the links below to see the full PDF of the images or order directly:

Storage by Stampin UP Details PDF

Storage by Stampin Up! Configurations PDF 

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The Retirement List is available

The 2019 Retiring List has now been posted!  Check out what won’t be carrying on from both the 2019 Occasions catalog (the smaller one with the orangish cover) and the larger 2018/19 Annual Catalog.   You can view or print the PDF files below or you can shop/browse in my Online Store to see pictures instead:

** Please note that some of the stamp sets listed as retiring are just retiring in their current Wood or Clear Mount form; they will be in the new catalogue in the Cling style.

2019 Occasions Catalogue Retiring List

2018/19 Annual Catalogue Retiring List

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The Online Store option will also automatically update when things sell out. As always, all these items are while supplies last only!

Things I want to just bring to your attention that are going:

Envelope Punch Board

Big Shot – don’t panic too much!  Stampin’ Up! has an improved model coming, but are discontinuing their relationship with Sizzix immediately. There is just a transition period for now, and we will still use our existing Big Shots in class.   Unfortunately, the cutting plates sold out a few weeks ago, but I also know these are fairly widely available from other sources.

Trimmer – Same deal as above. Stampin’ Up! has had some issues with the trimmer and also the manufacturer, so they are coming out with their own model with many improvements.  There is now a transition period. In the meantime, carry on using what you have, of course.  I’d suggest getting the replacement blades now; I expect they will sell out quickly. I do have a few packs on hand for my customers.

Large Letter Dies – Sob!  We do have another font in dies coming, but if you love these, please do get them before they sell out!

The 2017/19 In Colours Cardstock, Inks, Accessories, and Ink Refills – These include Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide, and Lemon Lime Twist. I expect these will sell out with the day or few days; don’t delay in getting these items if you already have the ink pads or if you just love them.

Shop 24/7 online and be sure to enter the  APRIL HOST CODE D6MA6MRA  to be eligible for the special offering and for monthly giveaways! This month’s giveaway is Stampin’ Spritzers!

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In April’s Paper Pumpkin kit, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be treating you and your customers to something extra-special: Stampin’ Up!’s brand new Distinktive® stamp images.

ABOUT DISTINKTIVE STAMPS
  1. Distinktive stamps give you photo-realistic images with just one stamp. They have a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step.
  2. These stamps are available only from Stampin’ Up! and are made using a patent-pending process.
  3. Distinktive stamps are available in red rubber and photopolymer; Paper Pumpkin’s April kit includes photopolymer stamps.
  4. Shop Distinktive stamps in the online store by searching “Distinktive,” or look for the Distinktive icon in Stampin’ Up! catalogs.

Watch our video to learn more about Distinktive stamps.

 

04-01-19_banner_storage_by_stampin_up_na-2Storage by Stampin’ Up! is designed to store and showcase your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Ink Refills, Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, Watercolor Pencils, and other accessories. Here are some other features and benefits of Storage by Stampin’ Up!:

  • Keeps products organized, tidy, visible, and trackable at all times.
  • Ensures that your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Write Markers, and Stampin’ Blends are all stored horizontally, as recommended.
  • Designed to be stylish, durable, compact, stackable, and modular.
  • Blends in naturally with most home decor with its white neutral color.
  • Stacks vertically and can be arranged to fit practically any flat workspace.
  • Easily assembled and disassembled for rearrangement and/or cleaning.
Click the links below to see the full PDF of the images or order directly:

Storage by Stampin UP Details PDF

Storage by Stampin Up! Configurations PDF 

Product List

 

01-03-19_banner_occasions2019_naShop the Occasions Catalog for this year of birthdays and holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and all those special events in between even for your fur babies. Get your hands and blocks on newest stamps CLING STAMPS where gone are the days of dropping your freshly inked stamp right where you didn’t want it. Available 1/3/19-6/3/19 while supplies last!

STRETCH YOUR DOLLARS EVEN MORE!  Save 10% when you purchase coordinating product bundles.  See ALL product bundles.

*If your order is over $150* please don’t use the code because there are Stampin’ Rewards waiting for you! Stampin’ Rewards start at $15.

Handmade Cards, Masculine Cards, OnStage Convention

Sneak Peek-New Catalog Card

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ONStage came and went unbelievably quick. It was a great time filled with new info, new stamps and new colors. I can’t wait to show you what is in store for you during the next year. So why wait! This card features one of the catalog cover suites Come Sail Away. From the designer series paper to the bakers twine this suite is very masculine and even if the sea does not call you this suite surely will with it’s earthy browns and calm blue tones.

Follow my blog for more sneak peaks and my absolute must have list.

Shop 24/7 online and be sure to enter the  APRIL HOST CODE D6MA6MRA  to be eligible for the special offering and for monthly giveaways! This month’s giveaway is Stampin’ Spritzers!

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04-01-19_banner_pp_distinktive

In April’s Paper Pumpkin kit, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be treating you and your customers to something extra-special: Stampin’ Up!’s brand new Distinktive® stamp images.

ABOUT DISTINKTIVE STAMPS
  1. Distinktive stamps give you photo-realistic images with just one stamp. They have a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step.
  2. These stamps are available only from Stampin’ Up! and are made using a patent-pending process.
  3. Distinktive stamps are available in red rubber and photopolymer; Paper Pumpkin’s April kit includes photopolymer stamps.
  4. Shop Distinktive stamps in the online store by searching “Distinktive,” or look for the Distinktive icon in Stampin’ Up! catalogs.

Watch our video to learn more about Distinktive stamps.

 

04-01-19_banner_storage_by_stampin_up_na-2Storage by Stampin’ Up! is designed to store and showcase your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Ink Refills, Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, Watercolor Pencils, and other accessories. Here are some other features and benefits of Storage by Stampin’ Up!:

  • Keeps products organized, tidy, visible, and trackable at all times.
  • Ensures that your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Write Markers, and Stampin’ Blends are all stored horizontally, as recommended.
  • Designed to be stylish, durable, compact, stackable, and modular.
  • Blends in naturally with most home decor with its white neutral color.
  • Stacks vertically and can be arranged to fit practically any flat workspace.
  • Easily assembled and disassembled for rearrangement and/or cleaning.
Click the links below to see the full PDF of the images or order directly:

Storage by Stampin UP Details PDF

Storage by Stampin Up! Configurations PDF 

Product List

 

01-03-19_banner_occasions2019_naShop the Occasions Catalog for this year of birthdays and holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and all those special events in between even for your fur babies. Get your hands and blocks on newest stamps CLING STAMPS where gone are the days of dropping your freshly inked stamp right where you didn’t want it. Available 1/3/19-6/3/19 while supplies last!

STRETCH YOUR DOLLARS EVEN MORE!  Save 10% when you purchase coordinating product bundles.  See ALL product bundles.

*If your order is over $150* please don’t use the code because there are Stampin’ Rewards waiting for you! Stampin’ Rewards start at $15.

Handmade Cards, Spring, Technique

One Card That Will WOW Even Your Mother-In-Law

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Do you ever see something and say “Wow, I have got to make THAT” (Isn’t that the whole point of Pinterest?). When Stampin’ Up! released  the Sale-a-bration catalog that is EXACTLY how I felt about the Organdy ribbon sample card below. 2019_SAB_P07_BSo I watched every YouTube Video I could find then got out my hot glue gun and proceeded to “spider web” myself, desk, ok pretty much my whole office. Such is everything I do with a hot glue gun. Once the strings were cleared away these perfect rosettes lay on my silicone craft sheet begging to be paired with the right stamp, ink and paper. Now, I have not made another since (the burns have to heal first) but with new found confidence there may be a garden of flowers here before spring! Please don’t think this card isn’t for you if you were not able to order the ribbon before it sold out. This technique can be done with any ribbon!

The Stars of the Show:

  • Adhesive:  Snail, Dimensionals & Hot Glue
  • Base: Whisper White folded 8.5 x 5 1/2
  • Cardstock: Whisper White
  • Designer Series Paper (DSP): Gingham Gala 4 x 5 1/4
  • Die: Everyday Jars Framelits
  • Ink: Blackberry Bliss, Sahara Sand & Smokey Slate
  • Ribbon: Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack
  • Stamp Set: Jar of Love
  • Tools & Accessories:  Big Shot, Bone folder, Clear Blocks C, D & E, Colored Doilies, Gingham Gala Adhesive Backed Sequins, Glue Dots,  Hot Glue Gun/Glue, Paper Snips Scissors, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Silicone Craft Sheet, Snail Adhesive, Sponge Dauber, Stampin’ Trimmer

Make It Yourself:

  1. Cut Whisper White at the 5 1/2 mark along the 11 side, fold and burnish with the bone folder to make the base.
  2. Sponge the back of a Colored Doilies in Blackberry Bliss with a Sponge Dauber.
  3. Cut a circle of Whisper White Cardstock and adhere to the center of the doily with snail.
  4. Stamp the medium jar in Smokey Slate on Whisper White and cut out with the coordinating die on the Big Shot.
  5. Stamp the burlap in Sahara Sand on to the jar followed by the sentiment in Smokey Slate.
  6. Align the doily and jar on the DSP to find the placement of the branches.
  7. Stamp the branches on the DSP in Smokey Slate.
  8. Adhere the doily the bottom of the DSP with snail followed by the jar.
  9. Make the ribbon flowers (make 1 large and 2 small)
    • Apply a glob of hot glue to secure the end of the ribbon to the Silicone Craft Sheet.
    • Twist the ribbon around so that it is tube shaped.
    • Twist the ribbon around the secured end to start forming a circle.
    • Use hot glue to secure the twisted ribbon as you go around the circle.
    • Cut the ribbon once the desired size flower is created.
    • Remove the flower from the Silicon Craft Sheet and adhere the loose ribbon to the bottom of the flower with hot glue.
  10. Make the ribbon leaves (make 4)
    • Apply a glob of hot glue to secure the end of the ribbon to the Silicone Craft Sheet.
    • Twist the ribbon over its self forming a triangular shape and glue to the secured ribbon.
    • Trim ribbon from spool and remove from Silicone Craft Sheet.
    • Use hot Glue to adhere to flower.
  11. Adhere DSP to card base with snail (lots of snail).
  12. Adhere flowers to DSP with Glue Dots and place a Rhinestone Basic Jewel in the center.
  13. Place Gingham Gala Adhesive backed FLOWER sequins in between the ribbon flowers and place a Rhinestone Basic Jewel in the center.

Click on the link or any product below to be directed to my online shop and be sure to enter the FEBRUARY HOST CODE A4HD4Q4T to be eligible for the special offering and for monthly giveaways! February Giveaway is a Bling SET of Rhinestone Basic Jewels and Clear Faceted Gems.

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Shop the Occasions Catalog for this year of birthdays and holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and all those special events in between even for your fur babies. Get your hands and blocks on newest stamps CLING STAMPS where gone are the days of dropping your freshly inked stamp right where you didn’t want it.

STRETCH YOUR DOLLARS EVEN MORE! Save 10% when you purchase coordinating product bundles.  See ALL product bundles.

If your order is over $150* please don’t use the code because there are Stampin’ Rewards waiting for you! Stampin’ Rewards start at $15.

Host a Party and get even more rewards.Host a Party and get even more rewards.   Who doesn’t love a bonus?  Stock up or build an order with a friend.  When you reach $250 or more in products (total before shipping and tax), you earn a $25 product bonus in addition to Stampin’ Rewards.

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3D projects, Holiday Themed, Winter

Pizza Box Ornament

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Are you still decorating? This pizza box ornament was made at Stampin’ In the Woods with Linda Bauwin and will go in a prominent place on my tree this year.

Love what you see? Click the links below to purchase the supplies from my online store 24/7 (We don’t judge what time online shopping happens, it is a busy time of year)
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