Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Wow - Anniversary Flower

Hi There, Thanks for stopping in!  This week's project is an Anniversary card that is just beautiful! It uses the stamp set You've Got This from Stampin' Up!  A great stamp that has so many possibilities.

Anniversary Flower
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Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – You’ve Got This (139572 Wood, 139575 Clear), Milestone Moments (142954 Photopolymer)
  • PAPER – Vanilla Thick (144237), Very Vanilla (101650), Sweet Sugarplum (141418), Gold Foil (132622)
  • INK – Memento Black (132708), Sweet Sugarplum (141395)
  • OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372),1/4” Natural Trim Gold (141484), Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends (144592), Old Olive Stampin’ Blends (144574), Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends (144585), Color Lifter (144608), Pearl Basic Jewels (144219), Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush (141897), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Vanilla Thick 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 5-1/2”, Scrap
  • Sweet Sugarplum 5-1/4” x 4”
  • Very Vanilla 4-3/4” x 3-1/2”, Scrap
  • Gold Foil 3-1/4” x ½”

Instructions:

  • Stamp background image with Sweet Sugarplum ink on Vanilla layer.
  • Flag end of Gold foil and adhere with liquid glue.
  • Stamp sentiment with Sweet Sugarplum ink on Vanilla scrap and die cut with Stitched Shapes Framelits, adhere to vanilla layer with Dimensionals.
  • Stamp flower with Memento Black ink on Vanilla scrap.
  • Color flower with the Stampin’ Blends, use color lifter to highlight areas of the flower, fussy cut flower and leaves.
  • Adhere leaves under the flower with liquid glue.
  • Add Wink of Stella to the flower to add some sparkle, attach with Dimensionals.
  • Add three pearls and adhere vanilla layer to Sweet Sugarplum layer with liquid glue.
  • Adhere the layers to the card base with Dimensionals
  • Enjoy!

    Thanks for stopping in, Happy Stamping!
    Cindy

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Wow - Lots of Lavender

Thank you for join me today, I am so excited to share this week's card project with you.  Did you know that the Lots of Lavender stamp set is FREE to you during Stampin' Up! biggest sale of the year, Sale a Bration!!  If you do not have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I would love to earn your business, get in touch and we can talk!!

Lots of Lavender

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Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Lots of Lavender (147194 photopolymer), Hanging Garden (146236 wood, 146239 clear)
  • PAPERS – Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045), Soft Sky (131203)


  • INKS – Memento Pad (132708), Perfect Plum (126963), Pear Pizzazz (131180), Soft Sky (131181), Versamark (102283)
  • PUNCHES – Triple Banner Punch (138292)
  • OTHER – Petal Pair Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (145656), Stampin’ White Embossing Powder (109132), Embossing Buddy (103083), Heat Tool (129053), Clear Wink of Stella (141897), Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430) and Big Shot (143263)



Cutting & Scoring:
  • Whisper White 2-1/4” x 4” and 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4”
  • Soft Sky 2 x 5-1/2”
  • Basic Black 3/8” x 2-1/4”
Instructions:
  • Emboss the Soft Sky 2” x 5-1/2” piece using the Big Shot and punch one end using the Tripple Banner Punch.
  • Stamp the lavender outline in Memento and line this image up with the flower stamp in Perfect Plum, leaves and stems in Pear Pizzazz and bow in Soft Sky on the Whisper White 2-1/4” x 4” piece.
  • Add Clear Wink of Stella to the lavender flowers.
  • Use the Embossing Buddy on the Basic Black 3/8” x 2-1/4” piece to remove oils and residue before embossing.
  • Stamp the sentiment on the Basic Black piece using Versamark ink.
  • Emboss the sentiment in White Embossing Powder using the Heat Tool and cut the end of the sentiment using the Triple Banner Punch.
  • Adhere the embossed Soft Sky banner to the Whisper White card base using Tombow glue.
  • Adhere the lavender image to the embossed Soft Sky banner on the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Adhere the left end of the sentiment to the lavender image using Tombow glue and put a Stampin’ Dimensional under the right end of the sentiment for stability.
  • Enjoy!
Happy Stamping!
Cindy

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Friday, February 2, 2018

January Kit Cards - Simple & Cute!

Every month when I am designing the Kit Cards for the ladies, I try so hard to keep it simple. Sometimes I fail and the cards have too many parts, but not in January!  It was the overall consensus that the cards were perfect!!  Simple & Cute, just the way the ladies like them!!  If you would like to get in on the fun, the cards are available as a Kit and can be ordered just by getting in touch with me.  You have your choice to make one each of five designs, total of five cards; you can make two each of five designs for a total of ten cards or the whole kit of making three each of the five designs for a total of fifteen cards.

Stampin' Up! policy prevents me from prestamping them for you but I list the stamp sets used for each card and you can purchase that stamp set from Stampin' Up! or you can substitute.

Here are the five cards for your review, they turned out great!!
Card #1 - Happy Birthday Panda!
Stamp Set:  Party Panda (Free during Sale a Bration)
Ink:  Memento Black, Lemon Lime Twist, Marina Mist, Berry Burst
Paper:  Lemon Lime Twist Base, Whisper White, Marina Mist
Accessories:  Dimensions

Card #2 - Treat Yourself
Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Birthday
Ink:  Rich Razzelberry, Bermuda Bay, Peekaboo Peach
Paper:  Bermuda Bay Base, Whisper White Layer, Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper
Accessories:  Dimensions

Card #3 - You're Awesome
Stamp Set:  Epic Celebrations (Free during Sale a Bration)
Ink:  Memento Black, Sahara Sand
Paper:  Sahara Sand Base, Night of Navy Layer, Whisper White
Accessories:  Stampin Blends (Light Night of Navy & Dark Sahara Sand), Myths & Magic Washi Tape

Card #4 - Mr & Mrs
 Stamp Set:  Cheers to the Year
Ink:  Smokey Slate, Black, Fresh Fig
Paper:  Rich Razzelberry Base, Smokey Slate Layer, Year to Cheer Designer Series Paper, Whisper White
Accessories:  2" Circle Punch, Silver Thread, Dimensions

Card #5 - Appreciated
Stamp Set:  Eastern Beauty
Ink:  Dapper Denim, Tranquil Tide, Black
Paper:  Dapper Denim Base, Tranquil Tide Layer, Whisper White
Accessories:  Dapper Denim Ribbon

And there you have the January Kit Cards, they were great and I would love to share them with you, just get in touch if you are interested.

Happy Stamping!
Cindy

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Wow! - Barn Door Card Project!

The Barn Door stamp set and matching Sliding Door Framelits bundle is the best interactive sliding door card that I have seen in a while. You can use the barn door image to create a door to fun!!

Barn Door
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 Isn't this a fun card?!!  I can see so many possibilities and so many different people that I can send this card to!
 You can use cardboard circles that you punch out and mount on the top and bottom of the barn door so that they fit in the "sliders".


Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Barn Door (Occasions 145865)
  • PAPER – Rose Red (102544), Crumb Cake (120953), Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (DSP 144177), Whisper White (100730)
  • INK – Memento Black (132708), Early Espresso (126974)
  • OTHER – Sliding Door Framelits (Occasions 145662), Simple Strips Embossing Folder (Occasions 145648), Mini Stampin Dimensionals (144108) Big Shot (143263) Garden Green, Rose Red and Tempting Turquoise Markers (131259 & 131262), Cookie Cutter Builder Punch (140396)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Rose Red Base 5 ½ x 8 ½, scored at 4 ¼; Crumb Cake Layer 4 ¼ x 5 ¼, Wood Textures DSP 2 ½ x 3 ½ , Whisper White 3 ½ x 2 ¼ , Black Scraps, White Scraps
Accessories: Metallic Enamel Shapes (141678)

Instructions:
  • Using Simple Strips Embossing Folder, run Crumb Cake piece through Big Shot. Adhere a Mini Dimensional to each corner, middle and sides of piece and adhere to the Rose Red card base.
  • Using Sliding Door Framelits, run Crumb Cake piece through Big Shot using the larger Door Frame, centering piece in the center.
  • Stamp Barn Door stamp in Early Espresso on the Wood Textures DSP.
  • Using Black Scraps, run the Door Hinges (2) and Door Handle framelits through Big Shot, adhere to the Barn Door.
  • Using White Scraps, stamp the Wreath stamp using markers to color the wreath and flowers. Adhere a Silver Metallic Enamel Shape to one of the flowers. Place 2 Mini Dimensionals to the back of the Wreath and adhere to the Barn Door.
  • Using the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, punch out 8 of the bigger circles to use as the sliders for the Door. Place punched circle on both sides of a Mini Dimensional and adhere to the back of the Barn Door and thread barn door into the vertical slots created with the Sliding Door Framelit.
  • Stamp “Hello” to one side of the 2 ½ x 3 ½ Whisper White piece in Memento Black; Stamp “May Your Troubles...” to the other side and adhere to the middle of the Crumb Cake piece.
  • Stamp a sentiment to the inside of the card to finish the card.

    Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to come by next Wednesday for another Wednesday Wow Card!!
    Cindy

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Wow!! - Sweet Soiree Card Project

This week's project features the Sweet Soiree stamp set and coordinating Designer Series Paper. Enjoy hand painted florals and classic silver metallic to create an elegant combination. The stamp set can be found in the new Occasions Stampin' Up! catalog on page 13.

Sweet Soiree Birthday
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Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Cake Soiree (145745 clear, 145521 wood)
  • PAPER – Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper (145564), Marina Mist (119682), Calypso Coral (122925), Whisper White (100730), Silver Foil Sheets (132178)
  • INK – Marina Mist (126962)
  • OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372), Decorative Ribbon Border Punch (143721), Calypso Coral 1/4” Ombre Ribbon (144192), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Marina Mist 8-1/2” x 11”, scored at 4-1/4”
  • Calypso Coral 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”, 3-7/8” x 2” & 2 @ 3/8” x 4” (inside)
  • Whisper White 4” x 5-1/4” (inside) and scrap for greeting
  • Silver Foil Sheet 3-7/8” x 1-1/4”
Instructions:
  • Adhere the Calypso Coral cardstock layer to the Marina Mist card base.
  • Adhere the larger Sweet Soiree Specialty DSP layer on the card front.
  • Punch the Silver Foil Sheet with the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch and adhere to the smaller Sweet Soiree Specialty DSP.
  • Adhere the smaller Sweet Soiree Specialty DSP layer to the card front.
  • Stamp the greeting from the Cake Soiree stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock and cut out with the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
  • Adhere to the front of the card using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Tie a small bow with the Calypso Coral 1/4" Ombre Ribbon and adhere to the top of the greeting oval with a mini glue dot.
  • Adhere strips of DSP to 4” x 5-1/4” Whisper White layer and then to inside of card.
  • Enjoy!
Thanks for taking the time to stop by, I hope that this beautiful card is just the inspiration that you need!
Cindy

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Monday, January 22, 2018

January Stamp of the Month - Picture Perfect Birthday

The January Stamp of the Month is Picture Perfect Birthday, a new stamp set that can be found in the Occasions Mini Catalog from Stampin' Up!  Pairing it with the coordinating Designer Series Paper, Picture Perfect Party and you can not only create great cards but also perfect birthday projects with photographic images and festive party designs.

The Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set has 18 Photopolymer stamps; the stamp set not only has images that you can stamp but also some great greetings and sentiments.
Here are the cards that are included with the Stamp of the Month, stamp set and cards cost $24 and are still available. You will receive everything that you need to make these cards and you get to keep the stamp set!  All you need to add is the adhesive and ink. Contact me by email to place your order.

Card #1 - Happiest of Birthdays
Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Birthday
Ink:  Bermuda Bay
Paper:  Bermuda Bay Base, Berry Burst Layer, Picture Perfect Party DSP and Whisper White
Accessories:  Stitched Oval Framelits, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensions, Lemon Lime Twist Ribbon

Card #2 - Celebrate the Good Stuff
Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Birthday
Ink:  Rich Razzelberry, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Berry Burst
Paper:  Pool Party Base, Whisper White Layer, Picture Perfect Party DSP, Bermuda Bay
Accessories:  Scattered Sequins Embossing Folder, Dimensions, Stitched Oval Framelit, Oval Framelit

Card #3 - Confetti Birthday
Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Birthday
Ink:   Black, Rich Razzelberry, Pool Party, Lemon Lime Twist, Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay
Paper:  Lemon Lime Twist Base, Pool Party Layer, Picture Perfect Party DSP, Bermuda Bay
Accessories:  Dimensions, Confetti Sequins, Scattered Sequins Embossing Folder

Card #4 - Candles on Fire!
Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Birthday
Ink:  Black (Inside)
Paper:  Bermuda Bay Base, Peekaboo Peach Layer, Picture Perfect Party DSP, Gold Foil
Accessories:  Happy Birthday Thinlits

Thank you for visiting!
Cindy
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Wow! - Panda Love Project

Here is a great project using the Panda Love stamp set, this stamp set is one of the FREE stamp sets from Stampin' Up! during Sale a Bration!  You can get this stamp set for your very own when you place a $50 product order.  I would love to be your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. You can place your order by visiting my Stampin' Up! store at this link:  https://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx

Panda Love
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Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Party Pandas (147221 photopolymer), Petal Palette (145788 rubber)
  • PAPER – Basic Black (121045), Real Red (102482), Whisper White (100730), Petal Passion Designer Series Paper (145589)
  • INK – Memento Pad (132708) Read Red Classic Stampin’ Pad (126949), Stampin’ Write Marker Real Red (131259 set of 10)
  • OTHER – Silver Mini Sequin Trim (144230), Stampin’ Trimmer (126889), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Clear Block D (118485, Clear Block I (118488), Mini Glue Dots (103683)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Basic Black 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4”
  • Real Red 5-1/4” x 4”
  • 2 pieces Whisper White 4-1/2” x 3-3/4”
  • Petal Passion Designer Series Paper 4”x2”
Instructions:
  • Stamp panda with heart on left hand side and near top of 4-1/2”x 3-3/4” Whisper White cardstock using Memento Pad.
  • Stamp sentiment from Petal Palette under Panda on Whisper White cardstock using Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad.
  • Adhere Whisper White to Real Red cardstock using SNAIL Adhesive.
  • Adhere Petal Passion Designer Series Paper to bottom of Whisper White/Real Red combination using SNAIL Adhesive.
  • Using Mini Glue Dots, adhere one end of 5” piece of Silver Mini Sequin strip to back of Real Red. Wrap around front of paper at top of Designer Series Paper and adhere other end to the back.
  • Adhere layered stack to Basic Black cardstock using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Adhere second piece of Whisper White cardstock to inside of folded Basic Black cardstock.


    Thank you for visiting!
    Cindy

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