Easter is approaching so quickly! I really haven’t done any creating for it at all. I normally have my extended family over and I make them handmade invitations but this year it snuck up on me and I didn’t get any made in time – so I had to do an evite – I’m so sad.
I did create this card for my Stamp Club this month. I decided to use the Garden Girl stamp set with the cute little bunny. And the Springtime Foils Designer Series Specialty Paper from Sale-A-Bration. Sale-A-Bration is coming to and end – it will be here before we know it right there with Easter!
The Springtime Foils Specialty Paper is one of the Free Choices during Sale-A-Bration – you just need a $50 order and you can get the full pack. I used the stripes for my card and this paper works so beautifully with our Stampin’ Blends. I used the Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends to color in the stripes in between the silver printed stripes. It’s subtle but pretty. It would be fun to do bright colored stripes – and even cut the paper into egg shapes.
The bunny is stamped with Memento Black ink on Whisper White card stock – I did some coloring with my Smoky Slate Blends and cut him out. The fence is stamped in Crumb Cake ink and colored in with the Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. Then add the grass in Wild Wasabi and die cut with a Stitched Circle. Behind it is a Wild Wasabi scalloped circle cut from the Layering Circles Frameltis dies.
I tied some Silver Bakers Twine around the foil layer before adhering it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the front of my card. The small Happy Easter is from the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set.
I “hop” you enjoyed this card. Thanks for stopping by.
There are less than three weeks left of Sale-a-Bration. Did you already get your favorite items for Free? One of the Level 1 choice is the beautiful Lots of Lavender stamp set. It reminds me of the Lavender farm that we visited last summer. We were on San Juan Island in Washington, State.
For today’s project though I decided to use Berry Burst for the flowers and I think they came out pretty too.
I created a box out of Berry Burst card stock added the Berry Burst Metallic Edged Ribbon and finished with a tag. Inside the box I used the Sweet Soiree Ready Shreddie – Crinkle-cut shredded paper that perfectly matches my box.
The outline image is stamped in Black, the flowers in Berry Burst, the leaves in Old Olive and the ribbon in Soft Sky. I added Wink of Stella over the flowers but you can’t really see it in the photo.
I also used the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies to cut the Celebrate out of Silver Foil. The dies are a Level 2 Sale-A-Bration choice. It’s tied on with some Soft Sky Baker’s Twine.
Sale-A-Bration ends on March 31st so make sure you do your shopping before then!
I wanted to share a recap of my Bubble Over Bingo event at the end of January. It was so much fun! I had a full house with all 12 seats in my little classroom taken. Everyone had fun playing Bingo games and making their projects. I also made everyone a little table treat for when they arrived and a little thank you gift. Everyone had a goody bag with the Bubble Over stamp set, Glitter & Clear Epoxy Shapes and supplies for their projects. The prize winners also went home with additional goodies – like the Bottles & Bubbles Framelits Dies, card stock packs, ribbon, Bubbles & Fizz Designer Paper and more. Everybody went home with something fun. I hope you’ll join me the next time I have a Bingo event.
Here are some photos from the day:
Here is a close up of the little Bottle Cap Treats that were on the table for everyone. I actually found bottle cap candy to go in them.
Items that I used to make these:
Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-Bration item)
Bubble Over stamp set
Bottles & Bubbles Framelit dies
Stitched Shapes Framelit dies
Layering Circle Framelit dies
Shimmer Ribbon Pack (Sale-a-Bration item)
Whisper White Baker’s Twine
1/16″ Handheld punch
Bermuda Bay Card stock & ink
Daffodil Delight ink
Lemon Lime Twist ink
Whisper White card stock
Glitter & Clear Epoxy Shapes
3×6 gusseted Cellophane Bag (the candy is inside that)
And this was the little thank you treat everyone received – a Coke branded lip balm was inside each little bottle box.
Items that I used for these:
Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-Bration item)
They were fun to make. Everyone also made three different cards using the Bubbles & Fizz bundle of products. I’ll share those in another post since this one is getting long. The grand prize winner was Jacquie and she had enough Stampin’ Rewards to get the Brusho Crystal Color assortment, and a bundle from the Occasions catalog as her free items.
I’d love to be able to send you a card like this to say Welcome to the Stampin’ Up! Family!
I just mailed one out to one of my new team members last week. I made this cute card using the Flying Home stamp set in the Occasions Catalog and the Banners for You stamp set from the Annual Catalog. I used an aquapainter and my ink pads to watercolor the images.
It is a great time to join my Stampin’ Up! Team. My team is the PAWS team. And PAWS stands for Play A lot With Stamps. We meet monthly in my classroom, go on a retreat in the summer, and we are already planning our trip to the Stampin’ Up! OnStage event in Orlando, Florida for November. 2018 is going to be a fun year!
During Sale-a-Bration you can purchase the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit for $99 – Free shipping – but you do have to add tax. And do you know what you can get for that?
You’ll choose $125 worth of Stampin’ Up! products
TWO Free additional stamp sets (of any value – choose the most expensive one if you want that’s another $100)
you get business supplies
a past Paper Pumpkin kit ($20)
Free Shipping (yay!)
You’ll only pay $99! Want an even better deal? Ask me about using Stampin’ Rewards to reduce the cost of your Starter Kit so you can join for less, or even FREE! You’ll love what this opportunity brings into your life, and trust me: seeing a customer’s face when they stamp for the first time is priceless. Visit my website and click JOIN THE FUN!
Have you seen all the fun items you can earn FREE during the Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration promotion? This annual promotion runs through the end of March. With a $50 product order you can earn FREE products. And this year they added a second tier level. So with a $100 order you can get some special new items for FREE! There are 2 level 2 choices – one is a beautiful stamp set and the other is a set of Thinlits. Let me show those to you today.
The Celebrate You Thinlits Dies are one of your level 2 choices and I used the Celebrate on this card. The Thinlits coordinate with the Amazing You stamp set – that’s where the word YOU comes from on this card. But there is also a die in the set with the word YOU. Plus a third die that says amazing. I love the word dies – they make quick and easy cards.
I did use one more Sale-A-Bration choice on this card and that’s the Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper. But this card would be fun with any designer paper and color combination.
Watch this quick video showing the Amazing You stamp set and Celebrate You Thinlits.
I’ve been planning to blog all week and I just haven’t gotten to it. My house is a total disaster. We are doing renovations – a lot! It’s a project that started a couple of months ago to replace our dining room table and our sofa. It has grown to so much more and I’m so ready for it to be done. Every room in my house has been impacted. If there isn’t work going on in that room then the room is full of stuff from the other rooms. My poor dogs are so confused. And please don’t open any closets – they are filled right now. I think this is why people move after a certain period of time – it’s too much trouble to do all this work and live in the house with your stuff. We have lived in this house for 24 years now. And we will stay here for a long time.
I hope you are having a great week. I know around here the kids are happy – school holiday on Monday, and weather related school closures Wednesday – Friday. Yes they had a 1 day school week. The weather is making our renovation project stretch out – I had really hoped today they would be done and out of here. But they will be back next week…….
That’s right the best promotion of the year is here – it’s Sale-A-Bration time!
Get More of What You Love For FREE
During our annual Sale-a-Bration event, we love FREE. In fact, we love free so much we give you three different ways to earn free products: SHOP, JOIN and HOST.
SHOP – earn free products for every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax). Plus a new $100 reward level!
JOIN – standard starter kit + more stamps during Sale-a-Bration. It’s the best deal!!
HOST – Qualifying parties earn $25 more in Stampin’ Rewards
Check out one of the stamp sets that you can earn Free during our Sale-a-Bration promotion. This new set – Heartfelt Blooms is a brand type of stamp. It’s called Distinktive (patent pending) – these stamps lay down the ink at different opacities giving the finished image more depth for a photographic finish. Watch the video to learn more about it. You can get this set Free with a $50 product order
It gives a very interesting look. How did you like all those different ideas they shared in the video.
You can shop now – order $50 in product and get the stamp set free.
Here is what you might want to get:
Night of Navy Card Stock $8
Whisper White Card Stock $9
Night of Navy ink pad $6.50
Calypso Coral ink pad $6.50
White Envelopes $6.50
Clear Block E $12
Stampin’ Mist Cleaner $4.50
Heartfelt Blooms Stamp Set FREE
These are the basic supplies used in the card above.
This is just one of the items you can choose for free during the Sale-A-Bration promotion.
The final day of Sale-A-Bration is Friday, March 31st.
You can earn a free Sale-A-Bration item for every $50 in product that you order. Join my team and get your starter kit for $99 plus 2 free stamp sets (that’s an added value of up to $104). It’s the best deal around.
Here are the items that are still available as your Free choice (at the time I’m writing this – but they could sell out at any time).
And don’t forget my birthday special! I’m going to offer a little special for March – order $50 in products in my online store – use the hostess code EY7BCJ9M when you check out and I will send you 5 hand-stamped cards.
Protect your investment!
These In-Colors are retiring –
be sure you have an ink refill, card stock, and any embellishments that you want before they sell out! They traditionally sell out fast in early April – order now!
Do you like the cute little Tasty Trucks stamp set in the Sale-A-Bration brochure? It’s quite cute! Here in the town I live in we have a place called Truck & Tap. It’s in downtown Woodstock in one of the old buildings – well the tap part is – the bar and the tables. In the back of the building is a parking spot for a food truck. Every day a different food truck pulls in and serves the food for that day. It has become quite popular. Often on Saturdays they have lobster truck come in – that’s the one we like! But this little stamp set doesn’t have any lobsters – I may need to get some from another set and make a lobster truck!
So on to my card today – my truck is a hotdog truck!
These are the parts that I started with –
Dapper Denim card stock base.
Dapper Denim embossed layer – I used the Sparkle embossing folder
Whisper White piece
Tangerine Tango piece
And I used the Tasty Trucks stamp set and created this
Since you can only get the Tasty Trucks as a free item when you spend $50 here is your $50 shopping list of items for this project:
Banner Triple Punch #138292 $23
Sparkle Embossing Folder #141468 $7.50
InColor Markers 2016-2018 #141393 $15
Archival Black Stamp pad #140931 $7
I also used markers from the neutrals and brights. Alternately you could use an Aqua-painter and your ink pads to color the truck.
The truck set comes with hot dogs, tacos, cup cakes, ice cream and pancakes. It would be a fun element on a scrapbook page. I wonder when we will start hearing the ice cream truck in our neighborhood.
Have a great day stamping!
Remember Sale-A-Bration lasts through March 31st. Place your order here.
Last weekend I held a Birthday Stamp a Stack class it was lots of fun and everyone left with a stack of birthday cards ready to mail out.
There were three card designs using the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Paper Stack and the Balloon Adventures stamp set. Everyone made 4 of each of the cards. We embellished the cards with Bakers Twine, Linen Thread and Gold Glimmer paper.
I also showed everyone an idea for decorating the Gold Card Tin that you can get free during Sale-A-Bration. I included the die cuts and paper for them to use on their own tins.
Here is a suggested list of items you could order to complete this project and get the Tin for free.
Balloon Adventures stamp set #142823 $26 (or get the bundle with the dies which is $53)
Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Paper Stack #142744 $10
Balloon Bouquet Punch #140609 $18
Card Tine #143833 FREE
Everyone at the class also received a little treat from me. Here is the whole ensemble showing just one of each card.
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