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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday's Tip - Using your Stamparatus

Hello Everyone!  Here were are...TUESDAY again and it's time for Tuesday's Tip!


Here's the finished card with the measurements!


Measurements:
Whisper White Cardbase – 5 ½” X 8 ½”
Lemon Lime Twist -  4” x 5 ¼”
Whisper White (image) -  2 ½” X 3 ½”
Lemon Lime Twist (mat) – 2 5/8” X 3 5/8”
Mossy Meadow (mat) – 2 ¾” X 3 ¾”

The colors I used are Mossy Meadow, Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo and Lovely Lipstick. 

Last...I used Burlap Ribbon, Lemon Lime Twist Ombre Ribbon and Linen Thread.


Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by! I sure hope this inspires you to use your Stamparatus...or get your Stamparatus!  It's a FANTASTIC tool that you will use again and again!  Have a GREAT rest of your day!

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You'll also receive the following...

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  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~
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Monday, June 18, 2018

"Make-It Monday" Serene Garden

Hello everyone!  I hope you had a TERRIFIC weekend filled with lots of love, laughter, friends and family!  It was the perfect weekend here to BBQ, play in my flower garden and see my daughter ride the barrels on her horse, Shyanne.  We got her about a year ago after her lesson horse had to be put down.  Her teacher had given her Juliet so she could live out the rest of her days with someone who truly loved her!  Kate hadn't ran the barrels at a real arena on Shyanne before...it was a great day!

It's time for "Make-It Monday"....ENJOY and BE INSPIRED!


"Make-It Monday": Serene Garden card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products
All images © 1990-2018 Stampin’ Up!® 

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets – Serene Garden Bundle (148395); Love What You Do (148042)
  • Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Basic Black (121045)
  • Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708)
  • Miscellaneous – Calypso Coral Blends Light (144042); Calypso Coral Blends Dark (144044); Old Olive Blends Light (144574); Old Olive Blend Dark (144573); Stampin' Dimensionals (104430 $4.00); Basic Rhinestones (144220)
      
Measurements:  

  • Basic Black: 8 ½ ” x 5 ½ ”          
  • Whisper White : 3 ¼ ” x 4 ½ ”
  • Whisper White: 2” x 2”   scrap for Butterfly   
      
Instructions:

  1. Stamp the image onto the large white mat making sure to leave a border on the bottom and side.
  2. Color image with Old Olive Blends (Light and Dark), and Calypso Coral (Light and Dark)
  3. Stamp butterfly onto scrap of white and color using the same colors. Cut out on Big Shot using the die for the butterfly and attach with a Dimensional and decorate with a single rhinestone
  4. Stamp the greeting in Black Memento in the top right corner.
  5. Attach stamped mat to the card base using Dimensionals.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!
Serene Garden Photopolymer Bundle

Isn't this a WONDERFUL set?  So many BEAUTIFUL projects have been created with it!  I hope you'll come back for even more inspiration!  Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by today!


REMEMBER....use hostess code  PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!

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You'll also receive the following...


  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Father's Day Card....#GDP142

Hello everyone!  Happy Father's Day! I hope you are enjoying your day!! I know it's Sunday and I don't  usually blog on the weekends, but I wanted to share the Father's Day card that I made for my husband!  He's a great dad and loves our children so much...I am blessed and oh so grateful!

I also want enter it into the Global Design Project Sketch Challenge which ends tomorrow!  You should enter too!  Here's a link to join the fun Global Design Project ...I hop you will!


Here's the sketch...
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...and here is my creation!  My card base is Early Espresso with a 4 1/8" X 5 3/8" Whisper White mat.  The 4" X 5 1/4" Crumb Cake cardstock is embossed with the Pinewood Plank embossing folder! I mounted the weaved Wood Textures dsp onto a Early Espresso circle which is cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  Happy is cut with the Happy Birthday Thinlit from Wood Textures dsp. I stamped the trees using the Rooted In Nature stamp set onto Watercolor paper.The colors I chose are Balmy Blue, Tranquil Tide, Old Olive and Garden Green.  I used the Thoughtful Banners stamp set to stamp the Father's Day sentiment and punched it out with the Classic Label punch.  I tied Linen Thread into a triple bow to the end of the sentiment. Next I added a Metalic Brad to a Corrugated Heart from the Corrugated Elements embellisments and attached it over the Linen Thread with Mini Dimensionals!  I LOVE it...and so did my husband! 

Well...that's it! Have a WONDERFUL rest of your Sunday...hoping it's a great start to the rest of the week!  I'll be back tomorrow with a FUN "Make-It Monday"


REMEMBER....use hostess code  PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!

Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
(a $6.00 value)


You'll also receive the following...


  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~
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Friday, June 15, 2018

Last Minute Graduation and Father's Day INSPIRATION!



Hello everyone!  WOW...it's been a busy morning!  My daughter, Kate, has a cupcake business and she was asked to make 15 dozen cupcakes for Sober Grad tonight!  She made a total of 20 dozen cupcakes this week...one for the coffee shop, two for a work party, two for 8th grade graduation and then the fifteen for Sober Grad!  I'm so proud of her!  Not bad for a 13 year old...she is amazing!


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Everything has now been delivered and I have a three simple cards to share with you! Two GRADUATION cards and one Father's Day card...just in case you have some last minute creating to do!


I love the Scattered Sequins embossing folder...that's the background on the Basic Black and Silver Foil cardstock.  Makes it FUN and FESTIVE!


More of the Scattered Sequins embossing folder along with the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits.  I used the Silver Foil Paper as a background and for the word...and OF COURSE...added a bit of bling!
Remember that Masculine Birthday Card I made a while back?  It was April 11th...you'll find all the measurements there! I used the Thoughtful Banners stamp set to stamp Father's Day and Perennial Birthday stamp set for Happy!

Well..that's it for today!  Have a FANTASTIC weekend!  I know it's a SUPER BUSY time of year but TRY to find some time to CREATE!! 


REMEMBER....use hostess code 
 PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!


Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
(a $6.00 value)


You'll also receive the following...


  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Happy Birthday - Big Shot Embossing Mats

Hello everyone!  Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all well!  I have a bit up a tummy ache this morning...ughh!  Hope it passes soon! I'm gonna quickly blog so I can go lay down for a bit! 
Here's a FUN card I made for Manly Monday...a challenge we do on a team Facebook page.  I used the Happy Birthday Thinlit along with the new Big Shot Embossing Mats!  These mats are COOL and a great addition to the Big Shot.  They turn framelits and thinlits into embossing folders!  I also used the Striped Scallops embossing folder on the Coastal Cabana background piece of cardstock.  The balloons are punched with the Balloon Bouquet punch from Basic Black cardstock and Share What You Love designer paper! The colors are Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Old Olive and Basic Black.  Super cute and super easy card to make!




Hey...thanks BUNCHES for stopping by!  Have a FANTASTIC day!  The weekend is almost here...YAY!!!

REMEMBER....use hostess code  PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!

Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
(a $6.00 value)


You'll also receive the following...


  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Little Elephant

Hello there everyone!  It's another BEAUTIFUL day...hope it is where you are too!  Thanks for stopping in today to see what's up in my paper crafting world! Today is the last day of school!  YAY!!! I'm so excited!  My son got a job at our local ACE Hardware and my daughter will be making her cupcakes.  We have one vacation planned in August! YAY!!  It should be a relaxing summer!


I had a friend who needed seven cards and one was a birthday card for a baby.  Here's what I created for her!  My card base is the new Blueberry Bushel and measures 8 1/2" X 5 1/2".  The first mat is Whisper White and is 4" X 5 1/4".  The next mat is Mango Melody and is 3 3/4" X 5".  I embossed the Mango Melody piece using the Oh My Stars embossing folder.  Next I cut a Whisper White circle frame using my Stitched Shapes framelits. I used the same framelits to cut the oval as well.  The I chose the Little Elephant stamp set and stamped the strip across the oval in Mango Melody as well as the balloons.  The adorable elephant is from the same set and is stamped in Blueberry Bushel.  The ribbon is 1/8" Blueberry Bushel Grosgrain.  I'm looking at my photo as I type this and it's kind of dark...making the blue look like Night of Navy.  Both would work actually but I wanted you to see the NEW color.  I can't take another photo because I've already delivered the card...sorry about that.  Still its a cute birthday card for a little guy...FESTIVE and FUN!

Hey...thanks again for stopping by!  Have a FANTASTIC day and I'll be back tomorrow with more inspiration!


REMEMBER....use hostess code  PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!

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You'll also receive the following...

  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday’s Tip - Bokeh Dots and Dandelion Wishes

Hello everyone!  Oh my goodness I am so late posting, but it's STILL TUESDAY so I guess I'm ok!  It has been a wonderfully busy day!  I met a girlfriend for coffee at 8:30 this morning...we talked and talked and talked.  Before I knew it, it was 12:30.  I haven't gotten together with her in such a long time and it was WONDERFUL!  Then I get in my car and there is a text from my son on my phone..."where are you?"...so I called him and asked where are you?!  He was on my front porch...what a nice surprise!  I've come to realize that people and relationships are far more important than making cards or videos...even though I'm doing this as a business and love what I do...I love people more.  Maybe that's part of why I love what I do...because of the relationships that I've built!

Well...I just had to share this video with you!  It's such a fun card!  I hope you love it as much as I do!



Here is that card that INSPIRED me!  I think it is absolutely beautiful!  

The demonstrator is Helga Hopin and here is a link to her blog!  

http://stempelkunst-by-helga.typepad.com/

I hope you'll go there and be inspired as well!










Here is my card!  I LOVE it!  I used the Bokeh Dots and Dandelion Wishes stamp sets (LOVE THEM)!! I chose to use Grapefruit Groove ink.  I used my Stamparatus to stamp the image onto a 3 1/2" X 4 1/2" piece of Whisper White cardstock then mounted it onto a 3 5/8" X 4 5/8" piece of Grapefruit Groove cardstock.  My Whisper White card base is 5 1/2" X 8 1/2".  The sentiment is stamped in Memento Black ink.  Don't forget that bow...tied with Calypso Coral Ombre Ribbon!!





Here is the inside of my card.  The Grapefruit Groove mat is 4" X 5 1/4" and the Whisper White mat is 3 1/4" X 5" and is stamped with the Dandelion Wishes stamp set. 







Below are the images I stamped in different colors...Blueberry Bushel, Lovely Lipstick, Mango Melody and Shaded Spruce!




I hope you enjoyed the video...I sure enjoyed making it!  Thanks SO MUCH for following my blog and my YouTube Channel!  I LOVE sharing what I do! 


Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by today!  Have a FANTASTIC day!  Find a minute to CREATE!


REMEMBER....use hostess code  PWB2DCJS and place a minimum $50 order (before tax and shipping)...and receive the gift pictured below FREE!

Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
(a $6.00 value)


You'll also receive the following...

  • Get a Darla Daisy for every $50 spent (before tax & shipping)
  • The projects we make in my June classes!

If your order is $150 or more, DO NOT use the code because you will receive hostess credits. You will get the gift from me FREE automatically along with  the projects we make in May's classes!

Your FREE gifts will be shipped separately and will be shipped by the 1st week in July or before.

~Today's Thought~
Caring is far more important than all else is!