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I absolutely love the Season of Style Journals in the Stampin' Up! Holiday mini catalog!
This journal is full of fabulous tools to assist you in staying organized this holiday season! It has four months of calendars, a section to track your card sending and receiving, a section for home decor, and a place to list your gift ideas, budget, and items purchased per person. The pages are pre-decorated and have pockets in the front and back with adorable envelopes to match!
There is also a designer sticker pack to coordinate with the journal, along with the Naughty and Nice rotary stamp. (The rotary stamp has 11 different images on it!)
Check out the suite of products here!
I'm off to start my holiday organizing with my journal!
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Today I have a couple of Flower Shop cards to show you. This first one is an exact CASE from Ronda Wade.
This card uses the Flower Shop and Yippee-Skippee stamp sets. The Designer Series Paper is from the new In Color Assortment pack and the button is one of the new In Color Boutique Details.
I wanted to slightly change the look of the card, so here was my take on it.
This card uses the Flower Shop and A Dozen Thoughts sets. The Designer Series Paper is from the Gingham Garden pack. For the embellishment I used the Simply Pressed Clay and the Blossoms mold. I'm amazed at how easy the clay is to work with! I took a few drops of Melon Mambo ink refill and put it in a Ziplock bag with the clay and mixed it together. I was able to make an entire batch of flowers in just a few minutes. And, the clay is an excellent value. I think you could make several hundred flowers from one bag! You can also color them with an ink refill before you mold it, or a marker after it dries, so you can make any color you would like to have. (If you're like me, you never have the right color of embellishment that you want for a card!)
Using a different color combination gives an entirely different look to a card!
Check out these and any other Stampin' Up! products in my online store.
Have a great day!
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This Zoo Babies card was CASEd from Ronda Wade. I changed the color scheme and ribbon, but followed her design.
The card base is Smoky Slate, one of the new Stampin' Up! colors this year. The complimentary color is Delightful Daffodil. The sentiment is part of the Zoo Babies set, and the Candy Dots just finish off the card! I love those fun little things!!! They make me happy!
Set: Zoo Babies
CS: Smoky Slate, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight
DSP: Polka Dot Parade
Acc: Circles Collection Framelits, Word Window and Modern Label punches, Daffodil Stitched Grosgrain, Brights Candy Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals
All of these items can be found in my online store!
Today I want to share my Smile Card with you that I CASEd from the Stampin' Up! catalog.
I CASEd this idea from the World Map sample on page 23 of the catalog. I just swiped the ink pads directly across the card stock to get the background colors. I added a couple of pennants using the Modern Medley and Gingham Garden Designer Series Papers and a little This & That Washi Tape across the bottom corner.
I love the cute little Hardware Clips Essentials! Just adding a cute little shaped paper clip on a card can add so much!
I used the En Francais and Happy Day sets for this card.
This is a very easy technique to try that'll add a lot of wow to any card! There are so many color combinations that would look great together. Leave a comment to let me know what color combination you think would look good.
All of these products can be found in my online store.
Have a great day!
Have you heard about the cool little thinlit dies that came out this week from Stampin' Up?
They've been called flip cards, flip flop cards, swing cards, and more-but they have always been a bit tricky to create. Not anymore! The amazing new Thinlits Card Dies cut and score to create a card that flips in just one step.
There are some products you just have to see in action before you realize how much you need them, right? This is one of them! Check out this video that shows you just how cool these thinlits are and very simple to use!
These new card dies come with extra die pieces that have versatile designs, so you can use them on other projects, not just flip cards. (The Circle Card Thinlits Die comes with 10 total pieces and the Label Card Thinlits Die comes with nine total pieces.)
Here is a flyer that shows all of the pieces in each die and gives you the item numbers for each.
Go check out these awesome new products in my online store!
Have a great day!
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Have you ever wanted a stamp but couldn't find the perfect image? Maybe you have a special family logo or a sketch you'd like to have as a stamp. Well now you can! Undefined is Stampin' Up!'s new stamp carving product line. You define the rubber stamp any way you want.
When you carve your very own stamp, you have will have an entirely new and different creative experience. And when you're finished, you will have created a one-of-a-kind stamp!
We got to carve a stamp at Convention. It was easy and a lot of fun!
There was a board up at Convention for people to post their stamped images that they created. There are some amazingly talented demonstrators! If you'd like to see some of the images that people created, check out Stampin' Up!s Undefined Pinterest board for some of the samples.
The Undefined products are available now! You can go to my online store to check them out.
Have a great day!
Today I want to share my Convention swap with you. It is a card using the Swallowtail set and the spotlight technique.
I went with the color combination of Melon Mambo and Blushing Bride. I polka dotted the Whisper White card base with Illuminate ink using a sponge dauber before I stamped the butterfly in Melon Mambo. The small butterflies were stamped in Blushing Bride, then punched using the Bitty Butterfly and Elegant Butterfly punches. The punched butterfly shapes were sprayed with the Stampin' Spritzer filled with rubbing alcohol and drops of the Illuminate ink refill.
The sentiment comes from the new Six-Sided Sampler set and is finished off with a tiny pearl.
All of the items used here can be found in my online store. Don't forget that Stampin' Up! is offering a buy 3 get one FREE promotion on its Designer Series Paper through the end of July. Don't miss out!
Have a great day!
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It has been an absolutley crazy summer so far! My son started his marching band camp today that goes everyday until school starts, so I'm getting back into my school year schedule a little bit. I just got back from the Stampin' Up! convention yesterday, and I have so much to share with you and create from all of the inspiring ideas I got there! Check in regularly, now that things are starting to get back into a routine.
One of the exciting announcements from Convention is this great deal on Paper Pumpkin that Stampin' Up! is offering!
Get HALF OFF Paper Pumpkin for two months!
Use the promotion code PUMPKINDEAL to join Paper Pumpkin before August 31, 2013, and pay only $10 a month (plus tax, where applicable) for the first two months. Shipping is included in this fantastic price!
The Fine Print:
As always, Paper Pumpkin has no commitment obligation. You can cancel your subscription at any time without penalty. You can also skip a month (at no charge) anytime you choose!
It's a fabulous way to have a little creative time for yourself each month without having to dig out all of your supplies then plan, design, and create your own project!
When you sign up for Paper Pumpkin, please choose me, Jill Rosenkrantz, as your demonstrator. Here is my personalized link that you can click on to check out the details on this great deal on Paper Pumpkin!Join Now!
Have a great day!
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I got my latest Paper Pumpkin kit last week, so I had some fun putting them all together.
Here's what the card looks like when it's put together according to the instructions.
It's a fun set for teens or young adults. Here's the other sentiment in the kit.
In this card I slightly changed things up a bit. I traced the speech bubble and made a mat out of Cherry Cobbler card stock. I also used some designer series paper from the More Amore pack. In the next card I used the same sentiment, but only markered part of the words.
This way I could use the card for my husband or my parents. I figured that anyone older than a Gen Y'er may not appreciate my "loving their guts"! :)
I decided to keep playing with the kit and see how many different things I could make, using mostly the supplies that came with it. Here is another variation.
I used the DSP from the kit, along with another Cherry Cobbler speech bubble mat. I used a sentiment from Fabulous Phrases and decided to use rhinestones and a Vintage Faceted Designer button to accent the card.
For these last three cards, I cut the end off of the Old Olive tag and used the strips on the front of the arrow. The sentiments are all from Fabulous Phrases, and I got into my brads to add a little more color to the card. I used the Decorative Label punch for the Seriously sentiment and made a mat behind it.
For the last card, I switched things up from brads to a button. I also used a piece of Tea for Two designer series paper.
You can find all of your Stampin' Up items in my online store. You can also check out the retiring items and clearance rack goodies!
Have a great day!