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Monday, August 29, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XXVII

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scraps for balloon and circle
  • Basic Gray cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2"  x 4 3/4"
    • Card layer measures 2 1/2" x 4 3/8"
    • Finished banner measures 1/2" x 3/4"
  • Pool Party cardstock
    • Scrap for balloons and sentiment
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2 3/8" x 4 1/4"
  • A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/8" x 4 5/8"
  • Balloon Celebrations and Party Pants stamp sets
  • Basic Black, Calypso Coral and Pool Party inks
  • Balloon Bouquet, Banner Triple and circle (1 1/4" x 1 3/8") hand punches
  • Basic Gray and Whisper White baker's twine
  • Dimensionals

Friday, August 26, 2016

Usiing Card Maps Series XXVI

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 1/8" x 4 5/8"
    • Card layer measures 2" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Card layer measures 2 1/8" x 4 3/8"
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 1/2:
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
      • Cut 3 3/4" x 2 " from this piece
      • Flip and the bottom measures 3 3 4/" x 3"
  • Gift of Love stamp set
  • Basic Black, Cameo Coral and Old Olive Inks
  • Old Olive Striped Organdy ribbon
  • Dimensionals

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Jar of Thanks

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
  • Brocade Blue cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
  • Whisper White thick cardstock
    • Scraps for flowers and bow
  • Jar of Love and Wahoo (Dec 13 Paper Pumpkin) stamp sets
  • Bashful Blue. Basic Black, Brocade Blue and Sage Shadow inks
  • Everyday Jars Framelits
  • Dimensionals

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Using Card Map Series XXV

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Squares measure 1 5/8" x 1 5/8" (cut 5)
      • Cut 3 sprigs from the center of 3
    • Finished banner measures 3 3/4" x 1/2"
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Scraps for flowers
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Squares measure 1 3/8" x 1 3/8" (cut 5)
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set (Paper Pumpkin Feb 16)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Itty Bitty Accent punch
  • Sprig punch (non SU)

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Using Card Map Series XXIV

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measure 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Circle layer measures 2 3/8" x 2 3/8"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Diagonal strip measures 1/2" x 7 1/4"
      • Cut small leaves from this
    • Vertical strip measures 1/2" x 5 1/2"
    • Scallop circle measures 2 5/8" x 2 5/8"
      • Put through die twice to get pinked edge
    • Card layer measures 3/4" x 4 1/8"
    • Flourish measures 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
      • Cut diagonally top right corner to bottom left corner
    • Card layer measures 1" x 5 1/2"
  • Occasional Quotes stamp set
  • Basic Black Ink
  • Swirly Scribbles Thinlits
  • Circle die 2 3/8" and scallop circle die 2 5/8" (non SU)
  • Itty Bitty Accents and Pinking Hearts hand punches
  • Basic Pearl Jewel (dyed black)
  • Dimensionals

Friday, August 19, 2016

Paper Pumpkin BOGO Sale New Customers

WHO DOESN'T LIKE FREE?

I love the Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail.  I challenge myself to think out of the box and create alternatives using out Stampin' Up! products I have on hand.

Select me as your demonstrator and you will receive at least six alternatives along with complete instructions for every month you subscribe.  For those who subscribe, you will receive the instructions for that month's kit by email FREE on the fifth of the month after you receive your kit.

Subscribe by month for $19.95 plus tax, the shipping is included. Or subscribe for more and receive a discount.

Three months $59, plus tax
Six months $114, plus tax
Twelve months $215, plus tax

Follow THIS LINK to subscribe for one month, don't forget to type in the BOGO Promo Code.  This incredible Buy One Get One ends October 10, 2016. Your monthly kit will continued to be mailed until you cancel - cancel anytime!

Here is one of my alternative. The FREE tutorials will be more detailed than my regular blog posts.


Sailboat Card
August 2016 Paper Pumpkin

Additional Supplies
  • Stamps
    • Swirly Bird #141749
    • Paper Pumpkin February 2016
  • Ink
    • Calypso Coral #126983
    • Mint Macaron #138326
  • Paper
    • Bermuda Bay #131197
    • Calypso Coral #122925
    • Mint Macaron #138337
    • Very Vanilla #101650
  • Other
    • Fine Tip Glue Pen #138309
    • Swirly Scribbles Thinlits #141497
Instructions
  1. Stamping
    1. Stamp sails on Very Vanilla using Calypso Coral ink and trim around images
    2. Stamp sailboat bottom on Very Vanilla cardstock using Mint Macaron ink, trim around image
    3. Cut a banner out of Calypso Coral cardstock measures 3 1/8" x 1/2"
    4. Stamp banner using "happy birthday" using Early Espresso ink
    5. Place Dimensionals on back of ALL stamped images
  2. Die Cutting
    1. From Swirly Scribbles Thinlits cut wave using Bermuda Bay and Mint Macaron cardstock
  3. Cut a piece of Calypso Coral cardstock measures 4 3/4" x 3 1/4"
  4. Trim Notecard Pocket from your kit down to 3" x 4 1/2"
    1. Strategically glue Bermuda Bay wave to trimmed notecard pocket to cover up score line
    2. Fill in the wave with Mint Macaron pieces, trim off excess
    3. Glue notecard pocket to the Calypso Coral layer in Step 3
    4. Add Dimensionals to back and place on card base
    5. Attach stamped boat images from Step 1
  5. Cut a piece of burlap trim 4 1/4" long, dove tail ends
    1. Glue to card
    2. Glue banner from Step 1
  6. Cut a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock measures 4" x 5 1/2" for inside layer.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Flourishing Sympathy Card

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Elegant Eggplant cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2'
    • Strip measuring 5" x 1 1/4" will cut two lattices*
  • Lovely Lilac cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
  • So Saffron cardstock
    • Scraps for flowers
  • Wild Wasabi cardstock
    • Scrap for leaves
  • Flourishing Phrases stamp set
  • Stazon Jet Black and Versamark inks
  • Flourish Thinlits
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Basic Pearl Jewels (dyed)

* I applied glue runner adhesive the strip and wiped it away from the openings prior to placement worked well.  The Fine Tip Glue left residue if you moved it while placing down on cardstock.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Using Card Map Series XXIII


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Banner measures 3 7/8" x 5/8" (before using punch)
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 2" x 4 7/8"
    • Circle layer measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
    • Banner measures 4 1/8" x 7/8" (before using punch)
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Scrap for leaves and flower
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 1 7/8" x 4 3/4"
    • Circle layer measures 2 5/8" x 2 5/8"
  • Gift of Love and Swirly Bird stamp sets
  • Swirly Scribbles Thinlits
  • Banner Triple hand punch
  • Dimensionals
  • Basic Pearl Jewel (dyed black)

Monday, August 15, 2016

Fight Back With Joy

The United Methodist Women's Circle Group is reading Fight Back With Joy by Margaret Feinberg.  Lori Beasley is leading us through every section.

This is a gift set I created as a thank you gift to Lori.  Gift bag with coordinating mini composition book*, chocolate candy bar and greeting cards.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Real Read cardstock
    • Strip measures 4 3/4" x 3/8"
    • Scrap for balloons
  • Picnic Plaid (non SU)
    • Card layer measures 4 1/4" x 3 5/8"
      • Mark 1 1/2" from the bottom right corner
      • Cut from bottom left to marked line
  • Balloon Celebration and One Big Meaning stamp sets
  • Basic Black and Real Red ink
  • Balloon Bouquet hand punch
  • Black crochet yarn (non SU)
  • Glue Dots
  • Dimensionals

* Details of the altered mini composition book can be found HERE.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Using Card Map Series XXII


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 1/2"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Mossy Meadow cardstock
    • Circle 2 5/8"
      • Punch sprigs from this piece
  • Pool Party cardstock
    • Scrap for flower
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Circle 2 3/8"
  • Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper
    • Top and bottom card layers measure 3 5/8" x 2 3/8"
      • There will be a small gap which will be covered
  • Me = Grateful stamp set
  • Always Artichoke ink (good substituted for Mossy Meadow)
  • Circle dies 2 3/8" and 2 5/8"
  • Itty Bitty Accent punch
  • Sprig punch (non SU)

Friday, August 12, 2016

Striking Green Combination

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scraps for leaves
  • Mossy Meadow cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3" x 3"
      • Die cut Scribble from here
  • Rose Red cardstock
    • Scraps for flowers
  • It's My Party Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/2"
  • Gift of Love stamp set
  • Always Artichoke ink (great substitute for Mossy Meadow)
  • Swirly Scribbles Thinlits
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Whisper White Baker's Twine
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Using Card Map Series XXI


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for leaf
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Card layer measures 3 1/2" x 2 5/8"
    • Card layer measures 2 7/8" x 7/8"
    • Scrap for layer under sentiment
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Scrap for flower
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Scrap for sentiment
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Many of the designs are directional, observe then cut
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/8" x 2 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/4" x 3/4"
  • Flourishing Phrases stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Flourish Thinlits die
  • Delightful Circles die (non SU)
  • Circle die 1 7/8" (non SU)
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Black Baker's Twine
  • Basic Pearl Jewel
  • Dimensionals

Monday, August 8, 2016

Using Card Maps Series XX


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Flourish layer measures 3 1/8" x4 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Scraps for flowers
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Sentiment
  • Pretty Petals cardstock
    • Left side card layer measures 2 1/4" x 5 1/4"
    • Right side card layers measures 1 5/8" x 2 3/8" (see picture illustration)
      • Mark top right side at 1/2" and bottom left side at 1 1/2" - cut diagonally
      • Mark top left side at 1/2" and bottom right side at 1 1/2" - cut diagonally
  • Crafts by Beth CPP sentiments (more info HERE)
  • Botanical Builder and Flourish Thinlits
  • Itty Bitty, Modern Label and Word Window hand punches
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals 

It's not PERFECT, but pretty close without using 1/16" measurements

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Inspiration from Jennifer McGuire

Check out Jennifer's YouTube video HERE.  Be sure to leave her a comment!  This is where I found my inspiration for this card.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 4" x 5 1/2" (folded)
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Scraps for ferns
  • Vellum paper (non SU)
    • Card layer measures 4" x 2 3/4"
      • Yours will differ depending on placement of circle die
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 3 1/2"
      • Yours will differ depending on placement of circle die
  • Tin of Cards stamp set
  • Old Olive ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Circle die 2 3/4" (non SU)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Friday, August 5, 2016

Using Card Map Series XIX


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scallop circle - 3" x 3"
      • Punch flower out of center
  • Emerald Envy cardstock
    • Scrap for sprig
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Scrap for 1 7/8" circle
  • Playful Palette cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • All strips start out in 1" width strips
  • One Big Meaning stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Itty Bitty Accents hand punch
  • Sprig punch (non SU)
  • Picot Edge Circle dies (non SU)
  • Basic Pear Jewel (dyed black)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Paper Pumpkin and Tax Free Holiday from Beth

For this week only, I will pay your tax for your first month of Paper Pumpkin!

What is My Paper Pumpkin?  A craft kit in the mail every month.  There is no obligation, cancel ANYTIME.  Order for one month, order for two or save even more by ordering a 12-months subscription

Check out past kits HERE.

If you aren't already a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you should be.  This is this month's stamp set that is included with an ink pad and supplies to create either cards, party favors or home décor.  I don't know if August's kit will be cards, party favor or home décor - it will be a total surprise in my mailbox around August 16. 

NEWS FLASH - IT'S A CARD KIT


To place your order click HERE.  I will reimburse your sales tax by Paypal or check.

Using Card Maps Series XVIII


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Scrap for flower center
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Scrap for flower
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scrap for ferns
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/2" x 2" (prior to trimming)
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4 1/2" x 2  (cut 2)
      • Depending on the angle of the layer underneath, you may have to cut this at 4 5/8"
      • Cut layer diagonally
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set (Paper Pumpkin Feb 2016)
  • Basic Black ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Sequins (mini pearl in center)
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Dimensionals
Directions can be found in an earlier blog.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Thoughtful Branches - Limited Time Only

Thoughtful Branches Bundle
Limited Time Only
August 2 - August 31, 2016
 
Download Flyer HERE
 
All exclusive items associated with this promotion will be available until August 31 or while supplies last.

Preorder quantity limits: During the preorder period, demonstrators will be able to order one of each of the stamp set, Thinlits, and bundle for themselves. During the promotion period, there will be no quantity limits.

Customers may use Bonus Days coupons on the stamp set, Thinlits, or bundle.

All order types qualify for this promotion. No minimum purchase required.


My Thoughtful Branches Bundle Special
 
$5 off  when you select me as your demonstrator and use this Hostess Code.  $5 will be reimbursed by Paypal or by check.