Monday, July 31, 2017

Basket Weave - Summer Cards - Part 1 of 3

I recently hosted a Summer Cards class that focused on three techniques.  The attendees loved making the cards, so I wanted to share all the details here as well.  Enjoy and check back in the next couple of days when I share the other two cards.

1.    Stamp chair frame in Crumb Cake, chair in Berry Burst, and sentiment in Archival Basic Black ink on Whisper White square.
2.    Using Basket Weave Template – attach to Berry Burst cardbase with paper clips.
3.    Snip on lines including cutting out bottom V.
4.    Fold Vs down and tuck under. 
5.    Attach cutout V and glue to top.
6.    Use snail to adhere DSP to front, Whisper White piece inside, and stamped image to Basic Black square.
7.    Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop stamped image & Basic Black square.


Colorful Seasons Stamp Set
Basket Weave Template
Berry Burst cardstock (8 1/2” x 5 1/2” scored at 4 1/4”)
DSP (5 1/2” x 3 1/4”) 
Basic Black cardstock (2 5/8” x 2 5/8”) 
Whisper White (5 1/2” x 3 1/4” and 2 1/2” x 2 1/2”) 
Crumb Cake, Berry Burst, Archival Basic Black Inks
Snail Adhesive
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Whisper White Envelope


Thursday, July 27, 2017

A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop - July 2017

Welcome to our fabulous A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop!  Every month I receive a surprise card/project kit from Stampin' Up!, and the July kit is Positively Picturesque.  I think it is one of my most favorite Paper Pumpkin kits I have ever received!

I decided to go with the theme of Christmas in July.  The colors and mountain wood piece were perfect to use for this them. 

Details for the card: 
  • Note card from kit.
  • Stamped in Soft Sky the starburst (from the kit) that to me also looked like a snowflake. 
  • The Layering Circles Framelits were used to cut out from the envelope a white scalloped piece and a green patterned circle.
  • The Star of Light stamp set sentiment was stamped on the Soft Sky card base in Tranquil Tide.  It was then punched out with the Pretty Label punch.
  • The inside sentiment is also from the Star of Light stamp 

Details for the project:
  • The Soft Sky card bases were used for the scalloped circle, circle, and front hills.
  • After the circle was cutout with the framelits it was then run through with the Softly Falling Textured folder.
  • Some Whisper White craft ink was sponged on the mountain wood piece.
  • Wink of Stella was added to the mountain wood piece and the hills.
  • The mountain wood piece is popped from the background with lots & lots of Stampin' Dimensionals.
  • In the kit the front hills are Lemon Lime Twist, so I used the negative from the kit and it out of the Soft Sky card base.

  •  The Star of Light stamp set sentiment was stamped on the Soft Sky card base hills in Tranquil Tide.
I hope you enjoyed my card and project.  Thanks for visiting!  Your next hop in the blog is Cathy!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Using All My Stamp Sets Series - Badges & Banners

Hi All!  I decided to start a series of blog posts where I use a different Stampin' Up! stamp set with each post!  My goal is to post everyday or close to it.  Many of the cards will be simple and able to be created in 15 minutes or less.  The series starts with the Badges & Banners stamp set.  

Card Details:
  • Card Base - Thick Whisper White 4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/2"
  • Emerald Envy ink on Emerald Envy cardstock background lined badge and cutout with Best Badge punch 
  • Emerald Envy ink on Whisper White scrap for sentiment and cutout with Duet Banner punch
  • Snail adhesive to attach background lined badge and Stampin' Dimensionals to pop sentiment

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

ICS Blog Hop Introducing the 2017-2019 In Colors

Woo Hoo it's the first Wednesday of the month you know what that means RIGHT? ICS Blog hop time! Our theme this month of July is all about the new 2017-2019 in colors!  I also wanted to showcase some of the brand new 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog items!  Enjoy the hop and feel free to leave us some love in the form of a comment, we love hearing from you!

I needed some cards to give as a gift of encouragement, so I created a set in all the new in colors.  The card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (scored at 4 1/4").  The Fresh Florals DSP (4 x 5 1/4") coordinates with the card base.  I used one of the great sentiments out of the Ribbon of Courage stamp set.  It was punched out with the Pretty Label Punch, matted on coordinating cardstock with an oval from Stitched Shapes Framelits (which is in this new annual catalog!).  I thought the 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon was the perfect touch to finish off the cards.

I hope you enjoyed my card!  The next stop in our blog hop is Deb!

Card Supply List from Stampin' Up!:

  • Stamps: Ribbon of Courage
  • Cardstock: Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide, Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White (sentiment and inside 4 x 5 1/4")
  • DSP: Fresh Florals (4" x 5 1/4")
  • Inks: Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide, Lemon Lime Twist
  • Embellishments: Pretty Label Punch,1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon in Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide, & Lemon Lime Twist, Stitched Shapes Framelits (2nd biggest oval), Big Shot, Cutting Pads, and Magnetic Platform
  • Adhesives: Snail, Stampin' Dimensionals, Glue Dots

Monday, July 3, 2017

4th of July Free Product Offer & July Bonus Days

There are a couple of great offers in July!

4th of July Offer
To celebrate July 4th I am offering an ordering incentive!  For any $40 (or more) order placed between July 1st-5th you will be able to pick one item from the list below for free.  I will be placing an order on July 5th at 8am or if you want your order shipped directly to you please use the Host Code: 3ZWJYSJD

*This offer is only available through me and your one free item will be available once the July 5th order is shipped to me.*

July Bonus Days
ALSO.....Stampin' Up! is offering Bonus Days in the month of July.  For every $50 (before shipping & taxes) of products you purchase in July you will receive a $5 coupon code that is redeemable in August.  For example - if you place an order before shipping & taxes for $100 you will receive 2 $5 coupons that are redeemable in August.