Friday, August 11, 2017

Paper Pumpkin Promotion

A one month promotion for Paper Pumpkin!

It's a wonderful all-in-one kit with everything you need included to make 8 - 12 SUPER cool projects!





Don't forget!  Enter the code HALFOFF0917 to get this fantastic deal!
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Carols of Christmas! Your Turn!

I've been VERY busy this past week getting my classroom in order for the beginning of another school year.

SO, with that thought in mind, I'm posting some videos for the next few days on some of the new products coming up for Christmas.

The best thing about Carols of Christmas (if you didn't already know)  it's available right now!  NOW!

You've seen some of my cards and you'll see quite a few more before December rolls around.


I hope you enjoyed the video... and I'll be back very soon!

Click on the Stampin' Up! logo on the top right side of my page, and you can order these yourself.
Search:  Carols of Christmas

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Global Stamping Friends - Kids Cards!


Welcome!
If you're blog hopping with GSF, you are arriving from Anastasia Radloff's site.  Thanks for stopping by!

As you travel around Facebook there are links you find to other websites or Facebook pages.  I find some of the coolest things!

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator site that does blog hops.  Whoo HOO!  I really love blog hopping, and haven't had a chance to participate until now.

The theme for August is Kids cards.
This really lends itself to so many possibilities.  Dinosaurs, Baby stuff like the moon stamp set we currently have in the catalog...  I was set on the dinosaurs until.....

I had a former student over to do some stamping recently (Hi, Liliana!) and she really loved the bicycle set.   Kids love bicycles!  I loved my bike as a kid!  Perfect.
Now.... colors.  Red, White, and Blue of course!  Could be a bike for a boy or girl.
I'm going to tell you a little secret... I really LOVE the Marbled background stamp and  I stamped off twice to get a wind-swept light background. (Otherwise it was way too dark.)

Here is my offering for my first Global Stamping Friends Hop.
I'm showing a close-up of the Happy Birthday stamp from the Celebrate You stamp set.  Stitched Shapes, and Layering Ovals have become favorite die cuts.  I use them often as I did here.
This picture shows a close-up of the dog and basket.  These are also two-step stamping just like the bike BUT the scarf... line up the color section so you can see your scarf lines.  I stamped the dog twice in Crumb Cake and stamped off each time.  He's a nice light color. The basket and dog are stamped in Early Espresso as the darker color to give some good contrast in both pieces.

 I've got the GSF list below in case you missed anyone on the hop.  If you're hopping through, click on the NEXT button below, and it will take you to the next blog in the hop by Christina Walker.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Carols of Christmas Available Today!



Today's the day!
Get a jump on your Christmas cards before it's too late!  Yes, I know how that goes.  You have intentions, and run out of time.  Start now and be prepared! 

Click below to order your bundle.  Don't forget cardstock and other embellishments!
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Monday, July 31, 2017

Christmas PreOrder Available Tomorrow!



Stay tuned for tomorrow!
The Carols of Christmas bundle is available for early release purchase.

The regular Christmas catalog will be available to customers from September 1st through January 3rd.  This is your chance to get a jump on creating some Christmas cards from a new stamp and die set!

I've been using them for about a month, and though I wasn't that excited about this bundle at first, I REALLY thing it's a great stamp set!

Click on the video below to get another preview of the complete set.  Click on Stamps:Carols of Christmas in the labels section to see some of my samples from earlier this month.


Here is one of my favorite cards so far.... it's gotten a great response, and the best thing; it was easy!
Wouldn't you just LOVE to impress your family and friends with an amazing Christmas card like this?


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Available August 1st, 2017!  **Use the $5 coupons from the July special to save!

Last Christmas in July - Carols of Christmas

I first made this very simple card first while I was just playing around with the stamp set and die cuts.  It's plain.  Pretty, but very simple and very much NOT my style.
 Now... I added details.  I embossed the background with the Holly folder - but I could have just as well used the Softly Falling folder to make it look like there was snow.  I cut the sentiment with the Stitched Shapes square die, and used white embossing powder on the trees with a touch of Wink of Stella.

 Here's a bonus card for today!  I hadn't used the poinsettia cut outs, and wanted to play with them as well. 
 I hope you've enjoyed this year's Christmas in July offerings!  I'll post more Christmas Cards as December draws near and the new items from the catalog debuting on September 1st.

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Christmas in July - Peace on Earth Simple Design



Today's card is a simple design.  I usually go for detailed, quite busy designed cards and decided to make this very straightforward.
The top and bottom accents in Garden Green ink are one of two options in this stamp set.

 I'm going to work with this design again - emboss the background - give the greeting a mat - give the trees more detail.
Stay tuned!
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