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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XVII

This is a lot easier than you think!


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/2" x 2 1/4" (prior to trimming)
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4 1/2" x 2 1/4" (cut 2)
      • Cut layer diagonally
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Flower Variation
    • Emerald Envy, Peekaboo Plum and Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Botanical Builder Framelits
    • Black rhinestones
  • Butterfly Variation
    • Basic Black and Emerald Envy cardstock
    • Butterfly dies (non SU)
    • Basic Pearl Jewels

Step 1:  Adhere black cardstock to card base

Step 2:  Trim off excess

Step 3:  Cut pattern paper diagonally
Step 4:  Adhere pattern paper

Step 5:  Trim off excess



Friday, July 29, 2016

Newest Trend - Double Z Fold Card


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Card layer measures 11" x 4 1/4"
      • Score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
    • Band card layer measures 11" x 1 1/4"
      • Score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2" x 4"
    • Inside card layer measures 5 1/4" x 4"
    • Card layer (back) measures 5 1/4" x 4"
    • Band card layers
      • 5 1/4" x 1"
      • 2 1/2" x 1"  (cut two)
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Scrap for flower
  • Emerald Envy cardstock
    • Scrap for leaves
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Band card layer measures 2 3/8" x 7/8"
    • Card layer (back) measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measure 2 3/8" x 3 7/8"
    • Inside card layer measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
    • Band card layers  
      • 5 1/8" x 7/8"
      • 2 3/8" 7/8"
  • Flourishing Phrases stamp set
  • Stazon Jet Black ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Sprig punch (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals
  • Strong adhesive for band
If you stamp your name on cards, stamp before attaching band.


A free tutorial is available for download HERE.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Using Card Map Series XVI

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Strip measures 5/8" x 4"
      • Cut a piece from this measuring 5/8" x 1 1/8"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Emerald Envy cardstock
    • Strip measures 5/8" x 4"
      • Cut a piece from this measuring 5/8" x 1 1/8
    • Scrap for sprigs
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Strip measures 5/8" x 4"
      • Cut a piece from this measuring 5/8" x 1 1/8"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Banner measures 4" x 5/8" before using punch
    • Scrap for flower
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set (Paper Pumpkin Feb 16)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Banner Triple and Itty Bitty Accent hand punches
  • Sprig punch (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise III

This is an alternative to June, 2016 Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise kit.

Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise
  • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Banner Surprise stamp set
  • Sequins
Stampin' Up! Products
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Scrap for heart
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x2 3/4"
    • Inside of card
    • Scrap for heart
  • Mint Macaroon cardstock
    • Scraps for label and heart
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Labels Collection Framelits
  • Mini Treat Bag Thinlits
  • Gold Glitter Paper
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Window sheet 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"
  • Crochet Yarn
    • Navy 3 pieces each 20"

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XV


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4" x 5 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Scrap butterfly and for modern label
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 1/4"x 4 3/4"
      • From this - cut butterfly, stamp and punch out sentiment
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 2" x 4 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 1 5/8"
  • Gifts of Kindness stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Modern Label and Word Window hand punches
  • Butterfly dies (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Friday, July 22, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XIV


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4"
    • Banner measures 3 1/2" x 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Strips measure 5 1/2" x 1/4"
    • Flags measures 1/2" x 7/8" (cut 2)
    • Scrap for butterfly
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/4" x 3 3/4"
      • Cut butterfly from this piece
    • Card layer measures 4 1/4" x 2 1/2'
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 5" x 3 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 4" x 2 1/4"
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set (Paper Pumpkin Feb 16)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Butterfly die (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
I goofed up on the placing of the black horizontal strips and I wasn't able to fix it.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Join the Fun

Only 11 Shopping Days Left!

www.stampinup.com

Participants will receive a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon code via email for every $50 USD they spend in a single order (catalog price before shipping and tax). There is no limit to the number of coupons participants can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.

There is no limit on the number of coupons participants can use on an order during redemption. Use must use an email address to received the coupon code from Stampin' Up! The coupon code will be emailed to you.  If you lose the coupon code, Stampin' Up! WILL NOT REISSUE!  I will not have access to your coupon code.

Bonus Days coupons codes can be used in the checkout process during the redemption period.

All order types qualify for this promotion. Coupons can be redeemed on any order type.
Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed.

Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016

Redemption period: August 2–31, 2016


My Bonus to Stampin' Up! Bonus Days*

I am personally offering an additional $5 discount* for every $50 order in July.  My $5 discount will  redeemable with your August 2 - 31, 2016 Stampin' Up! order from me.  You MUST use  Hostess Code BJJVWAR and SELECT ME as your Demonstrator in July and August.

*Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Go shopping online between now and Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Stampinup.com.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Bohemian Designer Series Paper

Stampin' Up! Products
  • More Mustard cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Blackberry Bliss cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
  • Bohemian Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 2 5/8" x 3 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 2 5/8" x 1 5/8"
    • Card layer measures 1" x 5"
  • Crafts by Beth CPP sentiments (click HERE for more info)
  • Four Feathers stamp set
  • Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, More Mustard and Rich Razzleberry inks
  • Feathers Framelits
  • Modern Label and Word Window hand punches
  • Silver Baker's Twine
  • Dimensionals

Monday, July 18, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XIII

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4"
    • Circle measures 2 3/8"
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
    • Circle measures 2 5/8"
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Mint Macaroon cardstock
    • Scraps for sprigs
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/4" x 3 3/4"
    • Card layer measures 1/2" x 3 1/2"
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2"  x 3 1/2"
  • One Big Meaning stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Circle dies (non SU)
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Sprig punch (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels

Friday, July 15, 2016

Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise II

This is an alternative to June, 2016 Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise kit.
 
Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise
  • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Banner Surprise stamp set
  • Triangular cellophane bag
  • Sequins
  • Washi Tape
Stampin' Up! Products
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Trim measures 4 3/4" x 3/4" (scored at 3/8")
    • Scrap for star
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scrap for stars
  • Basic Black ink
  • Gold Glitter paper
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Mini Treat Bag Thinlits
  • Brads

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise I

This is an alternative to June, 2016 Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise kit.

Paper Pumpkin Banner Surprise
  • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Many Manly Occasions stamp set (oops meant to use Banner Surprise stamp set)
    • Allow room for yarn and bow
  • Triangular cellophane bag
  • Sequins

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Layer behind star measures 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
    • Scrap for stars
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Scraps for stars
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (stars)
  • Dimensionals
Other
  • Navy Crochet Yarn - 40"
    • Anchor thread with glue dot
    • Set bow with Fine Tip Glue
  • Scotch tape to close cellophane bag
    • You could use washi tape
  • Glue Dot to adhere bag inside card

Monday, July 11, 2016

Bonus on Top of Bonus Days

www.stampinup.com

Participants will receive a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon code via email for every $50 USD they spend in a single order (catalog price before shipping and tax). There is no limit to the number of coupons participants can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.

There is no limit on the number of coupons participants can use on an order during redemption. Use must use an email address to received the coupon code from Stampin' Up! The coupon code will be emailed to you.  If you lose the coupon code, Stampin' Up! WILL NOT REISSUE!  I will not have access to your coupon code.

Bonus Days coupons codes can be used in the checkout process during the redemption period.

All order types qualify for this promotion. Coupons can be redeemed on any order type.
Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed.

Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016

Redemption period: August 2–31, 2016


My Bonus to Stampin' Up! Bonus Days*

I am personally offering an additional $5 discount* for every $50 order in July.  My $5 discount will  redeemable with your August 2 - 31, 2016 Stampin' Up! order from me.  You MUST use  Hostess Code BJJVWAR and SELECT ME as your Demonstrator in July and August.

*Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Go shopping online between now and Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Stampinup.com.


Saturday, July 9, 2016

Happy Anniversary Bruce and Sue

My sister Sue and her husband are celebrating their 39th anniversary today.  In twenty days, my husband and I will celebrate our 39th anniversary.  It was only appropriate for Sue to get married earlier - since she is OLDER than me!

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Mossy Meadow cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Cut out circle
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scraps for banner, flag and flowers
  • Rose Red cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Scraps for numbers
  • Number of Years stamp set
  • Always Artichoke and Rose Red inks
  • Large Number Framelits
  • Circle Die 2 5/8" (non SU)
  • Itty Bitty punch
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Using Card Map Series XII


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5" x 3 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/4"
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Emerald Envy
    • Scrap for ferns
  • Sweet Sugarplum
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Banner measures 2 7/8" x 3/8"
  • Play Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4 3/4" x 3 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 5 1/2" x 1"
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Gifts of Kindness stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Dimensionals
  • Basic Pearl Jewels

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Birthday Create A Card Workshop








Stampin' Up! Bonus Days

www.stampinup.com
 
Participants will receive a $5 USD/$6 CAD Bonus Days coupon code via email for every $50 USD/$60 CAD they spend in a single order (catalog price before shipping and tax). There is no limit to the number of coupons participants can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.

There is no limit on the number of coupons participants can use on an order during redemption.

Bonus Days coupons codes can be used in the checkout process during the redemption period.

All order types qualify for this promotion. Coupons can be redeemed on any order type.
Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed.

Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016

Redemption period: August 2–31, 2016
 
 

Monday, July 4, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XI



Stampin' Up! Products
  • Pacific Point cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for balloon and label
  • Chocolate Chip cardstock
    • Strips are 3/8" wide
  • Daffodil Delight cardstock
    • Scrap for balloon
  • Gumball Green cardstock
    • Scrap for balloon
  • Rich Razzleberry cardstock
    • Scrap for balloon
  • Tangerine Tango cardstock
    • Scrap for balloon
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
  • International Bazaar Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 2 1/4"
      • Cut diagonally down from top left hand side to bottom right hand side
    • Card layer measures 4" x 3 1/2"
      • Cut diagonally down from top right hand side to bottom left hand side
  • Balloon Celebration stamp set
  • Crafts by Beth CCP Sentiments
    • For more information, click HERE
    • Printed on Whisper White cardstock
  • Chocolate Chip and Versamark inks
  • Balloon Bouquet, Modern Label and Word Window hand punches
  • Early Espresso Barker's Twine
  • Dimensionals
I tried using balloons cut from the International Bazaar DSP - yuck!

Happy 4th of July


 
I am offering ten unpublished Using Card Maps posts for all orders over $50 using the Hostess Code BJJVWAR and selecting me as your Demonstrator in July

Go shopping online between now and Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Stampinup.com.


Friday, July 1, 2016

Using Card Maps Series X


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Tangerine Tango cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 1" x 4"
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Daffodil Delight cardstock
    • Card layer measures 1 1/4" x 4"
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 5/8" x 3 1/8"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Wild Wasabi cardstock
    • Scrap for fern and leaves
  • Beyond the Garden Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Download layout HERE
  • Tin of Cards stamp set
  • Tangerine Tango ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Bird Builder and Itty Bitty Accents hand punches
  • Dimensionals - place underneath flap
  • Glue Dots
  • Basic Pearl Jewel