November Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #36

Welcome to the November Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #36. This month’s blog hop is a layout challenge. You may have arrived here from Melissa’s Blog or you may have started here. You will be able to continue to the blog hop by clicking on any of the links below or by clicking on the Next button which will take you to the next blog.

This week has been a fairly busy week. I had my ProCRAFTinators Retreat last weekend and this weekend I have had Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage@Home event. So I really had very limited time to get the creative juices flowing. Having the challenge be a Layout meant I didn’t need to think of a design but did need to choose some products to use. I went with the early release Eden’s Garden Suite. This includes the Stamps and Dies and the limited release products of the cotton paper, designer series paper and the gems. If you love these papers and gems as much as I do, then you will want to get your hands on them quick smart as these are only while supplies last.

My card came together really quickly while I was in a break from OnStage@Home. I wanted to show off this suite and have a good play with it as I haven’t had too much time to just create for the sake of creating. On the white piece I have used my paper snips to rough up the edges around and repeated this process for the evening evergreen layer. To finish off the card I have use the gorgeous Garden Gems to help bring out the gold foil that is on the DSP.

My Card Design

In the first image below you can see the texture I created using the cotton paper where I using liquid glue and scrunch up the cotton paper and then layer onto the card front to get the crinkle look. The second image you can see that I have stamped the insert inside the card. I have also layered the white onto a piece of Evening Evergreen card stock to add extra details. On the envelope I have used the Designer Series Paper to decorate the back flap and I have stamped on the front as well.

Do you want to get your hands on all of these products before they are gone? Then click on this link to add as many of these products to your cart right now and place your order!

  1. Nikki
  2. Melissa
  3. Sharon – You are Here
  4. Elizabeth
  5. Kylie
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Eden Dies
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$61.00
Garden Gems
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$12.25
Paper Snips
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$17.00

August Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #33

Welcome to the August Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #33. You may have joined me from Elizabeth’s Blog or you may have started here. This month’s Blog Hop is a colour challenge. Initially I didn’t have any idea what I was going to create but after playing with a Sale-a-bration stamp set today, the card came together really quickly. The new Sale-a-bration Stamp set “Textures & Frames” which you can earn for FREE with a $90 purchase. I paired this set with the “Enjoy the Moment” stamp set from the Annual Catalogue.

We needed to use 3 of the new In Colors from the Annual Catalogue, Pale Papaya, Soft Succulent & Evening Evergreen. I chose to use the Tuxedo Black ink for the seed pod. Layering it onto a piece of Evening Evergreen and then onto a piece of Whisper White Thick card stock.

You can continue on the August Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #33 by clicking on any of the links below. Marelle is the next stop along the way. If you get lost along the way just come back here and click on any of the other links.

  1. Nikki
  2. Melissa
  3. Kylie
  4. Elizabeth
  5. Sharon – You are here
  6. Marelle
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Forever Fern meets Simple Stamping

Forever Fern meets Simple Stamping today on my blog. This card is super simple to create with products you have already in your stash, once you add the Forever Fern stamp set.

I started off wanting to use a colour from each of the current In Colors that Stampin’ Up! have in their range right now. I chose the two greens within each collection which led me to Just Jade and Pretty Peacock. Stamping in Pretty Peacock ink with some of the ferns I then added some Bumblebee card as an accent and to cover up the end of the stems. The scrap piece was sitting on my desk at the time which made it an easy choice to use.

Adding the ‘Hello’ in Tuxedo Black Memento and the stamping is done. I layered Basic Black card onto the Just Jade card base and then realised that the whisper white was too long so rather than grabbing out my trimmer I chose to tear off the bottom. What do you think? Do the colours work? Forever Fern meets Simple Stamping – I must say the three colours have grown on my over the time.

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Blossoms in Bloom Stepped Up

This week I’m sharing the Blossoms in Bloom Bundle which I have fallen in love with.

I’m excited to be sharing this Blossoms in Bloom Stepped Up card today. Starting by inking up the blossoms stamp in So Saffron Ink and then using my Mango Melody Stampin’ Write marker I added some colour to the edge of the stamp. I then overlayed the die cut blossoms from the Many Layered Blossoms dies using my Fine Tip Glue.

I have created a video for you to have a look and see how I have made this card. I’m very new to making videos but I wanted to share how I’ve created these cards.

Blossoms in Bloom Stepped Up

Let me know what you think and share your projects with me.

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Another Welcome Little One

Here is the second baby card that I was asked to create for a customers upcoming card class and I wanted something very simple.  This time I used Pool Party and Very Vanilla card stock.

I created a mask and used sponge brayers to create the Pool Party rectangle.  I then used the Animal Outing stamp set in Sahara Sand ink.

I also used the layering circle dies for the sentiment.  The sentiment is also from Animal Outing.

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Animal Outing Birthday

At the conference we were at last month I needed to create a few cards as I was doing a workshop. Here is one of the cards that I created. I wanted to show how you can use some only a few products to create a card that they could duplicate.

Rather than using extra cardstock I punched the tailored punch out of the coloured card stock. Once the designer paper is layered on top you can’t even see where you punched.

I used the Animal Outing stamp set in the background. Then used the “Happy Birthday” from the Picture Perfect Birthday.

During August if you spend $90 on product you can earn a $9 voucher to spend next month. This is part of the Bonus Deals promotion that Stampin’ Up! have at the moment. If you’d like to place an order you can order online. And if you use the hostess code A2GV4THE during August I will send you an little gift. Today is the last day of this promotion.

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Join Stampin’ Up! in July

LIMITED-TIME OFFER: FREE INK PAD ASSORTMENT WITH STARTER KIT

During the Stampin’ Pad Family Promotion, which runs between 1 and 31 July, all new demonstrators will be able to select a FREE assortment of Classic Stampin’ Pads in addition to their Starter Kit! If you were waiting for the perfect time to join Stampin’ Up!, that time has arrived. Join now, and start your new business off on the right foot!

This is the best promotion that Stampin’ Up! have produced for joining the family. If you join my team the ProCRAFTinators you will get access to a number of private groups to help support you in your business or you can stay as a hobby demonstrator and be inspired by all the projects that other demonstrators share on these pages.  You will earn a minimum 20% discount on your purchases and commission on all sales, be one of the first to order new products during pre-order periods before a catalogue is released and enjoy using products that are superior in quality.

Come and join my team and let us welcome you on this new adventure of Stampin’ Up!

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