Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday Wow - Sailboat Retirement



Sailboat Retirement
All images © Stampin’ Up!®

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Lilypad Lake (146496 clear, 146493 wood), Itty Bitty Greetings (146667 clear, 146664 wood)
  • PAPER – Night of Navy (100867), Balmy Blue (146982), Real Red (102482), Whisper White (100730)
  • INK – Tuxedo Black Momento Ink (132708), Balmy Blue (147105)
  • OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Lakeside Framelits (146351), Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372), Seaside Textured Embossing Folder (141481), Pool Party Dark Stampin’ Blend (144594), Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blend (144576), Daffodil Delight Light Stampin’ Blend (144586), Night of Navy Dark Stampin’ Blend (144039), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Night of Navy 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4” and scraps
  • Balmy Blue 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Real Red 3” x 3”
  • Whisper White 4” x 5-1/4” (inside) and scraps
Instructions:
  • Emboss the Balmy Blue layer in the Big Shot.
  • Adhere to the front of the Night of Navy card base.
  • Adhere the Read Red square to the card in the shape of a diamond with the tip being at the tip of the Balmy Blue layer.
  • Cut out the largest circle from the Stitched Framelits in Whisper White in the Big Shot.
  • Stamp the water in Balmy Blue ink near the bottom 1/3 of the circle.
  • Adhere the circle to the center of the Real Red square on the card.
  • Stamp the sailboat image and sun image from the Lilypad Lake stamp set in Tuxedo Black Momento ink and color in with the Stampin’ Blends as shown.
  • Cut out the images with the coordinating framelits from the Lakeside Framelits.
  • Adhere to the card using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Stamp the “Congratulations” greeting on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock.
  • Cut the greeting out with the smaller label frame in the Lakeside Framelits.
  • Cut out the larger label frame from the Lakeside Framelits in Night of Navy Cardstock.
  • Adhere the Night of Navy label to the front of the card using liquid glue and then the Whisper White label using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Stamp the “enjoy your retirement” greeting and the small sailboat to the Whisper White cardstock layer.
  • Color the sailboat using Stampin’ Blends.
  • Adhere the Whisper White layer to the inside of the card.
  • Enjoy!

Monday, July 16, 2018

July Technique Class - Puzzle Pieces

We had a fun technique for the month of July, I called it Puzzle Pieces.  You create puzzle pieces from Designer Series Paper scraps and Punches. It doesn't get any easier than that, but a lot of fun!!

Here are the cards,
Card #1 - Hello
Stamp Sets:  Accented Blooms
Ink:  Rich Razzelberry, Mint Macaron, Memento Black
Paper:  Mint Macaron Base, Rich Razzelberry Layer, Whisper White 3 3/4 x 5 & 3x3
Accessories:  Rich Razzelberry Velvet Ribbon, Tailored Label Punch

Card #2 - Wonderful
 Stamp Sets:  Around the Corner, Another Wonderful Year
Ink:  Memento Black, Lovely Lipstick, Call me Clover
Paper:  Blueberry Bushel Base, Lovely Lipstick Layer, Assorted DSP, Whisper White
Accessories:  Dimensions, Lovely Lipstick Grossgrain Ribbon

Card #3 - Fancy Fold - Step Fold
Stamp Set:  Love What You Do
Ink:  Memento Black, Berry Burst, Mossy Meadow
Paper:  Berry Burst Layer, Very Vanilla, Share What you Love Designer Series Paper

Inside of Fancy Fold Card when it laying flat.

Remember, these cards are available in a Kit and can be purchased from me for $15, plus postage. Contact me for additional information and details.  I am seriously thinking about offering my monthly technique classes on line.  You would receive the kit in the mail and I would email you the written directions plus access to a You Tube Video where I would demonstrate the technique and how to make each card. I hope to have time to work on this just shortly.

Thanks for stopping in!
Cindy

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Here is what is happening:
Monday, July 9 - Technique Class, Apple Valley, Neillsville
Wednesday, July 11 - Technique Class, Apple Valley, Neillsville
Tuesday, July 31 - Kit Class, Schmittys on Main, Neillsville

Be sure to check out my "Used Stamps for Sale" on the Right Hand Column, I update it regularly.
 
We would LOVE to have you stamp with us, contact me and let's talk!!
 


Sunday, July 15, 2018

Updated Used Stamps for Sale

Here is an updated list of some of the stamp sets that I have for sale.  Do some shopping for a favorite stamp set at deeply discounted prices.

To You and Yours Too, $8


 Starburst Sayings $6
 Sunburst Sayings $9
 Love You To the Moon, $7



 Confetti Celebration, $9

 Merry Everything, $6
Six Sided Sampler, $9
 Lots of Love, 12
 Merry Little Labels, $10
 Basket of Wishes, $12
 Priceless, $5
 Hello December, $5
 Birthday Whimsy, $4
 Fabulous Florets, $6
 Banner Blast $5


 Tags, Scallop Combo Sizzix Die $3

 Petite Petals, $6

 A Little Something, $8.50

 Avant Garden, $5
 Say It Simply, $4

Lexicon of Love $4
 Big Autumn Accents Sizzix Die $3
Corner Design Sizzix Die $3


Amazing You, $6

Polka Dot & Paisley $5

Flower Layers #4 Sizzix Die $3
Tangerine Tango, $3



 Tempting Turquoise $3 (1 Linen, 1 Foam)





Strawberry Slush $3


Cucumber Crush
Concord Crush $3



Primrose Petals $3

  Gumball Green $3


July Stamp of the Month - Animal Outing

Hello Everyone,
For the month of July the Stamp of the Month is Animal Outing. This cool stamp set features 10 stamps, of which, 4 are animals!  We have a Rhino, Kangaroo, Giraffe and a cute little Frog. Such a fun and playful stamp set, the sentiments can be used for cards for a Child's Birthday, Thank You and just a General Hello type card.  The sentiment is just great!!

If you are interested in this stamp set, plan to participate in the Stamp of the Month!!  Here is what you get:
  • Animal Outing Stamp Set
  • Four cards and Everything to Make the Cards, all Cardstock cut and scored and Embellishments.
  • Complete Instructions with a Color Picture of Each Card

The stamp set will be yours to keep and create more cards with in the future, the cost is just $24.
So if you are interested, just let me know by email;  budy98@yahoo.com and send me a check for $24.

Here is a photo of the stamp set to help you decide!!
Thanks for stopping by,
Cindy

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Here is what is happening:
Monday, July 9 - Technique Class, Apple Valley, Neillsville
Wednesday, July 11 - Technique Class, Apple Valley, Neillsville
Tuesday, July 31 - Kit Class, Schmittys on Main, Neillsville

Be sure to check out my "Used Stamps for Sale" on the Right Hand Column, I update it regularly.
 
We would LOVE to have you stamp with us, contact me and let's talk!!
 
Thanks for stopping in,
Cindy

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Saturday Swap Bonus - You're Strong

You’re Strong

All images © Stampin’ Up!®

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Beautiful Promenade (146842, photopolymer), Enjoy Life (148190, photopolymer)
  • PAPER – Petal Pink (146985), Soft Suede (115318), Soft Sea Foam (146988), Whisper White (100730)
  • INK – Soft Suede (147115), Mint Macaron (147106)
  • OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372), Layering Ovals Framelits (141706), Nature’s Twine (146342), Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Petal Pink 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”, scrap
  • Soft Suede 5” x 3-3/4”, scrap
  • Soft Sea Foam 4-7/8” x 3-5/8”
  • Whisper White 5-1/4” x 4” (inside)
  • Graceful Glass Vellum 5-1/4” x 1-1/2”
Instructions:
  • Using the Stampin’ Pierce Mat to stamp on, stamp the field weeds in Soft Suede ink on the Soft Sea Foam layer. Then stamp the butterflies in Mint Macron ink
  • Adhere the Soft Sea Foam layer to the Soft Suede layer with Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Wrap some of the Crumb Cake twine from the Nature’s Twine (you could use the Mint Macaraon also) around this layer and tie with a knot
  • Adhere this layer to the Petal Pink Card frame with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Stamp the greeting in Soft Suede ink on a scrap of Petal Pink cardstock and cut out with the layering oval framelit
  • Use the Big Shot to cut a Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit from the scrap of Soft Suede cardstock
  • Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the greeting oval to the stitched oval and then adhere to the front of the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Stamp more of the field weeds and butterflies along with the inside greeting on the Whisper White cardstock
  • Adhere to the inside of the card
  • Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday Wow - Delightfully Detailed Thank You

Delightfully Detailed Thank You 

All images © Stampin’ Up!®

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS –Label Me Pretty (143861)
  • PAPER –Thick Very Vanilla (144237), Very Vanilla (101650), Shaded Spruce (146981), Wood Textures 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (144177), Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper (146907)
  • INK –Shaded Spruce (147088)
  • OTHER – Big Shot Die Cutting Machine (143263), Petals & More Thinlits (145655), 1-1/4” Circle Punch (119861), 1-3/8” Scallop Circle Punch (146139),Fine-Tip Glue Pen (138309), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Thick Very Vanilla 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, score at 4-1/4”
  • Very Vanilla scrap
  • Shaded Spruce 4” x 5-1/4”, scrap
  • Wood Textures 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper 3-1/2” x 5”
  • Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper 3-1/2” x 5”
Instructions:
  • Adhere the Shaded Spruce layer to the Thick Very Vanilla card base.
  • Using the Fine-Tip Glue Pen, adhere the Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Designer Series Paper to the Wood Textures layer. Adhere this to the Shaded Spruce layer on the card base.
  • Stamp the sentiment from the Label Me Pretty stamp set in Shaded Spruce on the Very Vanilla scrap. Punch out with the 1-1/4 Circle Punch. Adhere to the Shaded Spruce scrap that has been punched out with the 1-3/8” Scallop Circle punch.
  • Using the Big Shot, cut out the stem of leaves with the Petals & More Thinlit.
  • Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the stem of leaves and the sentiment circle to the card base.
  • Enjoy!


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday Wow - Happy Birthday



Happy Birthday Stripes
All images © Stampin’ Up!®

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – One For All (146655 Clear, 146652 Wood), Lilypad Lake (146496 Clear, 146493 Wood)
  • PAPER –Whisper White (100730), Bermuda Bay (131197) Granny Apple Green (146990), Gorgeous Grape (146987)
  • INK –– Granny Apple Green (147095), Bermuda Bay (147096), Gorgeous Grape (147099), Black StazOn (101406)
  • OTHER – Black Shimmer Ribbon (144129)

Cutting & Scoring:
  • Gorgeous Grape - 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score and fold at 4 ¼”
  • Bermuda Bay 3 ¾ x 5”
  • Whisper White – 3 ½ x 4 ¾”
  • Granny Apple Green 2 ½ x 4 ¼”
Instructions:
  • On Whisper White Panel, Stamp wavy lines in Granny Apple Green (twice, once full strength, once stamped off). Continue in the same way with Bermuda Bay and Gorgeous Grape down the panel.
  • Stamp Happy Birthday in Black StazON ink. Adhere to Bermuda Bay Panel and tie Black Shimmer Ribbon.
  • Adhere Granny Apple Green cardstock in center of Gorgeous Grape card and pop up the stamped panel on top.