Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Facebook Live - 9/22/21 - Sparkle of the Season

 This is one of my favorite bundles in the Holiday mini catalog.  The Seasonal Swirls dies are so fun to use.  I colored the smaller wreath with a blending brush and some Pumpkin Pie ink. 


Dimensions:
Crumb Cake card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Early Espresso - 4 x 5 1/4
Be Dazzling Sale-a-bration paper - 3 3/4 x 3 3/4; 2 3/4 x 2 3/4
Crumb Cake - 3/4 x 2 5/8

You can find the video demonstration HERE


Here are a few other cards using this fabulous bundle






Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Facebook Live - 09/15/21 - Cutest Halloween

 Such a cute set and it doesn't have to be just for Halloween. I made this card with Pumpkin Pie but you could easily change the color and it wouldn't look like a Halloween card at all.


Dimensions:
Pumpkin Pie card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Pumpkin Pie - 4 x 5 1/4
Black & White buffalo check DSP - 2 x 4
Scrap of Basic White for sentiment
Strip of Basic White - 1 3/4 x 4 for cats
Ribbon - 7 1/2"

You can find the video demonstration HERE

And here are some cute Halloween tags made with this bundle and the coordinating Designer Series Paper.





Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Facebook Live - 9/8/21 - Feels Like Home

 I've been playing with more Sale-a-bration items this week. Tonight I used the Feels Like Home stamp set. You can get this set free with a $50 purchase.  I wanted to show you how to make a quick and easy card with this stamp set.  This is the card I made tonight.



Dimensions:
Night of Navy card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Smoky Slate - 2 3/4 x 5 1/2
Basic White - 3 x 4 1/4

You can find the video demonstration HERE

Look at these gorgeous projects created by the Stampin' Up team!



Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Facebook Live - 9/1/21 - Textures & Frames

 Tonight I played with the Textures & Frames stamp set that you can get free with a $50 purchase. I paired it with the Cutest Halloween bundle to make a cute card.


Dimensions:
 Gorgeous Grape card base - 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
 Highland Heather - 4 x 5 1/4
 Basic Black - 1 1/2 x 4
Ribbon - 3" (2)

You can find the video demonstration HERE


If you place an order of $40 or more using this link - https://www.stampinup.com?hostcode=M4ENSN7T I will send you 20 hand stamped cards!  Remember it is Sale-a-bration time, so if you spend $50 you get to pick out something free from the Sale-a-bration catalog.







Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Facebook Live - 8/25/21- Penguin Place

 What a fun bundle this is!  Who doesn't love penguins?  The paper that goes with this bundle you can get free with a $50 order!   This is the card I made on Facebook Live tonight.

Dimensions:
Soft Sea Foam card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Basic White - 2 x 4 (for tag)
Basic White - scrap for penguin
DSP - 1/2 x 5 1/2
Scraps of Basic Black and Pumpkin Pie

You can find the video demonstration HERE

And here are a few more cards made with this fun bundle.








Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Facebook Live - 8/18/21 - Gorgeous Leavess

Gorgeous is the right name for this bundle.  The leaf stamps are so pretty, I love the little speckles around the outside of the leaves. The dies are also beautiful. There is a mixture of dies that cut out stamped images and dies that cut gorgeous, detailed leaves.  This is the card I made on Facebook Live tonight.



Dimensions:
Crumb Cake card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Very Vanilla - 5 1/8 x 1 1/2
Soft Suede - 5 3/8 x 1 3/4
Scraps of Early Espresso, Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie

You can find the video demonstration HERE


Here are a few other cards I made using this fun bundle.






 

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Facebook Live - 8/11/21 - Sparkle of the Season

 I love it when a new catalog is released!  This week I've been playing with Sparkle of the Season.  This is a great bundle for fall or Christmas and even Halloween.  This is the card I made on Facebook Live tonight.


Dimensions:
Sahara Sand card base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Sahara Sand - 4 x 5 1/4
Soft Suede - 3 3/4 x 3 3/4
Sahara Sand - 1/2 x 2 3/4
Scraps of Regals 6 x 6 DSP

You can find the video demonstration HERE

Here are a couple more cards I made with this fun bundle








Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Facebook Live - 8/4/21 - Delicate Dahlias

 I love this gorgeous new Delicate Dahlias stamp set.  You can get this set free with $100 order.

This is the card I made on Facebook Live tonight


Dimensions:
Flirty Flamingo card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Pattern Party DSP - 2 x 4
Basic Black - 3 1/8 x 4 3/8
Basic White - 3 x 4 1/4
Scrap of ribbon to tie a bow

You can find the video demonstration HERE

Here are a few more cards using this gorgeous set






Creative Stampers Blog Hop - Teacher's Gifts


 


This month on the Creative Stamper's Blog Hop we are featuring teacher's gifts.  This year our teachers deserve gifts more than ever.  Who wouldn't love to get a gift with this adorable Puffin!


And inside something every teacher can use - hand sanitizer

I got the dimensions for this box from Erica Cerwin at Pink Buckaroo Designs.   

Dimensions:
Granny Apple Green - 7 1/4 x 9 3/4
     Score 9 3/4 side at 1/2", 3 1/2" 5 1/8" and 8 1/8" 
     Score 7 1/4 side at 1 5/8" on each side
Pool Party - 2 7/8 x 3 7/8
                    1 1/2 x 3 7/8 (2)
                    1 1/2 x 2 7/8 (2)
DSP - 2 3/4 x 3 3/4
           1 3/8 x 3 3/4 (2)
           1 3/8 x 2 3/4 (2)

I colored the fish and the puffin's beak & feet with dark Pumpkin Pie and dark Pale Papaya blends. The bows on the fish were colored with Pool Party & Granny Apple Green blends.

Want to see more teacher's gifts? Here's a sneak peek of my project in the Creative Stampers Tutorial. You can get this tutorial by placing an order with me, purchasing it for $22 or for free by being a part of my team.






Check out the other blogs in this hop below:



Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Facebook Live - 7/28/21 - Art in Bloom

I love how creative this bundle is!  You can emboss and die cut these flower at the same time!  This is the card I made on Facebook Live tonight


Dimensions:
Soft Sea Foam card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4; then cut 1/2 off one end
Soft Sea Foam - 3 1/2 x 5 1/4
Scraps of Pear Pizzazz for leaves
Basic White - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 for flowers

You can find my video demonstration HERE

Here are a couple more cards I made with this fun bundle

I copied this from Leslie Larkin. I love the colors & the layout!




 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Facebook Live - 7/21/21 - Seascape

 I've been having so much fun playing with the Seascape bundle this week. I love anything ocean related and this is a fun set!

This is the card we made tonight on Facebook Live


Dimensions:
Crumb Cake card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Crumb Cake strip - 2 x 5  1/4
Balmy Blue - 4 x 5 1/4
Scraps of Basic White
Linen Thread - 31"

You can find the video demonstrations HERE

Here are a couple of cards showcasing the gorgeous dies
I also used the Layering Diorama dies for this card.





Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Facebook Live - 7/14/21 - Evergreen Elegance

 This card was a part of my friend Kay's team meeting. The design came from Rhonda Wade. I love this layout, I'll have to try it with some other paper and stamps!  Here's the card we made tonight on Facebook Live


Dimensions:
Sahara Sand - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Tidings of Christmas DSP - 4 x 3
Evening Evergreen - 4 1/4 x 3 1/4
Scrap of Evening Evergreen - 2 1/4 x 5 1/2
Ribbon - 15 1/2"

You can find the video demonstration HERE


Here are a few more cards from Kay's team meeting, also designed by Rhonda Wade:




Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Facebook Live - 7/7/21 - In Symmetry

 This week we are playing with the fun In Symmetry bundle.  The Sweet Symmetry Designer Series Paper is so colorful!  It is on sale this month along with some of the other Designer Series Paper. 

Here's the card we made tonight:


Dimensions:
Thick Basic White card base - 4 1/4 x 11; scored at 5 1/2
Night of Navy - 3 7/8 x 5 1/8
Calypso Coral - 3 3/4 x 5
Just Jade - 2 1/4 x 3 1/4
Basic White - 2 x 3
Sweet Symmetry DSP - 1" strips
Scrap of Night of Navy

You can find the video demonstration HERE


Creative Stampers Blog Hop - Christmas in July

 

This month on the Creative Stampers Blog Hop we celebrating Christmas in July.  I chose the Tidings and Trimmings bundle. Such a gorgeous set and the dies are fabulous! This is the card I made:



The only stamp I used from the set was the sentiment.  The rest of the card was made with the beautiful dies. I just love the details star dies!  I used the new Gold Metallic Specialty paper for them.

Want to see more Christmas projects? Here's a sneak peek of my project in the Creative Stampers Tutorial. You can get this tutorial by placing an order with me, purchasing it for $22 or for free by being a part of my team.






Check out the other blogs in this hop below:

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Facebook Live - 6/30/21 - Spiral Dye

 This week I've been sharing fun cards with the Spiral Dye background stamp.  This stamp looks like it's complicated to use but it's really not.  Check out the link below to my video and I'll show you how easy it is to use.  This is the card we made tonight


Dimensions:
Evening Evergreen card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4
Whisper White - 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 (trimmed down to 5 1/4 x 4 after stamping)
Vellum - 2 1/4 x 4
Basic White - 1/2 x 2 3/4; scrap for tiger

You can find the video demonstration HERE

Here are a couple more cards using this fun stamp





Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Facebook (not) Live - 6/23/21 - Baby Pull Toys

 This week I have been pairing stamp sets that are retiring with new paper or embellishments.  Since my grandson is the reason I'm not live tonight, it seemed only fitting to make a baby card. The paper I used in these cards is called Pattern Party and you can get all 48 sheets of it for for $18 when you host a party or place an order of $150 or more.

This is the It's a Boy card I demonstrated tonight:

Dimensions:

Pool Party - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; scored at 4 1/4

DSP - 2 1/2 x 5 1/2

Ribbon - 12" (13" for It's a Girl card)

You can find the video demo HERE

Stampin' Up special for Thursday only - free shipping on all orders of $50 or more!  Use hostess code WZRYRSH2 and get 5 free cards from me.  Place your order by 9:00 p.m.

And here is the It's a Girl version: