Stampin' Up! Lots of Eggplant and Lavender!

Hey there! I hold a class at the Cozy Table Restaurant in Benton IL, on the third Thursday of the month, and today is the day! yay!

The first card we are going to make was originally created by Raedean Shibata. Raedean used the simply gorgeous Lots of Lavendar Sale-a-bration set:

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If you want to look like an artist, choose Lots of Lavendar as your freebie! The outline stamps and the images to fill in the blooms and leaves stamp perfectly!

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We'll use Perfect Plum ink refill dropped onto the inkpad lid, adding water with an Aqua Painter.

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We'll tap the watery ink from the Aqua Painter on our finger to add splatters:

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After coloring the ribbon with a Daffodil Delight marker, we'll add Fine Tip Glue for dimension as well as shimmer to the blooms with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.

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We'll finish the inside with a sentiment from Petal Palette.

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As an extra treat for you, here's the class handout for this card, complete with dimensions and step-by-step instructions!

Download Splatter Lots of Lavender

Big Shot
$110.00

Our second card was created by Jeanette Swain. She combined Party Pandas with Birthday Wit, using seven different Stampin' Write Markers  for the sentiment!

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 I made a guide to ink the sentiment:

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 I colored the inside sentiment with the same color markers.

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Here's the class instructions for Birthday Party Panda: Download Birthday Wit

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Added bonus from Stampin' Up!  

Order at least $50, you get to choose a free Sale-a-bration product from the Sale-a-bration brochure.  

Order at least $100, you get to choose TWO free Sale-a-bration products!  

I'll also send you the written tutorial & photos (outside and inside) of all 4 finished cards.  These card kits are not stamped but I think you'll enjoy making the cards with the stamps and dies you own.  Here's a peek at the cards for the kits:

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 If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU ARE THE HOST and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards. You’ll still receive your thank you card and embellishment gift from me!

If you prefer to not use my online store but would still like to place an order, you can always give me a call or a text:  618-237-6281

Or send me an email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Epic Celebrations for Sale-a-bration!

Hey there! The card I want to share with you today uses another set from the Sale-a-bration brochure, Epic Celebrations.  I combined it with the Hardwood Background and the "flex fold" technique to create this:

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You can faintly see the tennis shoes stamped over the Hardwood with stamped-off Crumb Cake.

I stamped the "you're awesome". also from Epic Celebrations, repeatedly on the Very Vanilla strip with stamped-off Crumb Cake, then added the splotches with full-strength Crumb Cake. The tennis shoes and headphones are stamped with Basic Black.

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I punched the Basic Black-stamped "here's to an epic celebration" with a 1 1/4" Circle Punch, then backed it with a Basic Black 1 3/8" Scallop Circle.

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Inside I repeated the Hardwood, splotches, and tennis shoes with Crumb Cake, followed by Stylized Birthday stamped with Basic Black.

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The Flex-fold fun fold measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" and 6 3/8" along the 8 1/2" side. The Crumb Cake front layer is 4" x 5 1/4", matching the Crumb Cake inside layer. I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the front layer just to the narrow fold of the Basic Black card front.

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We will be making this card next Saturday at my Sale-a-bration Stamp Camp! If you don't already receive my newsletters, be sure to subscribe over on the right hand side of this blog so you don't miss a thing!

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Get "more for your money"  when you order from me!  I'll send you free pre-cut card kits when you add the January Host Code to your order:

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(simply copy & paste the code into the box in my online store)

- $25 order - receive 2 card kits

- $50 order - receive 3 card kits

- $75 order - receive 4 card kits & a bonus of White Perfect Accents! 

- $100 order or more - get 6 card kits and a bonus of White Perfect Accents and Clear Faceted Gems!  

Added bonus from Stampin' Up!  now through March 31st:

Order at least $50, you get to choose a free Sale-a-bration product from the Sale-a-bration brochure.  

Order at least $100, you get to choose TWO free Sale-a-bration products!  

Every $50 increment you order allows you to choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

There are even a couple of exclusive items you can only choose when you have placed at least a $100 order!

I'll also send you the written tutorial & photos (outside and inside) of all 4 finished cards.  These card kits are not stamped but I think you'll enjoy making the cards with the stamps and dies you own.  Click on the "Rewards Program" icon (with the blue socks!) on the right hand side of this blog to get the full details and sneak peek at this months cards!

To order your stamping supplies from me, place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

 

 If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU ARE THE HOST and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards. You’ll still receive your thank you card and embellishment gift from me!

If you prefer to not use my online store but would still like to place an order, you can always give me a call or a text:  618-237-6281

Or send me an email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin' Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Party Pandas for Lando!

Hey there! We went to Lando's 3rd birthday party on Saturday! Birthday parties for little people are messy, crazy, and fun! He was very excited about the present we gave him, a Lightning McQueen car that is about two feet long. He usually has a car of some kind in his hand all the time, and of course they are always getting lost, but this one shouldn't be hard to find!

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As usual, I made him a special card. I used the Party Pandas Sale-a-bration set with the Birthday Delivery stamp set & framelits, in addition with Pacific Point, Real Red, and Whisper White to create this another "flex-fold" card:

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 I love using Pacific Point and Real Red for little boy cards!

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 To get the spacing right with so many pandas on the front layer, I started with the banner, stamped with Birthday Delivery stamps and cut out with a Birthday Friends Framelit.

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 I then stamped the pandas from the top down to make sure they all would fit!

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 I stamped the confetti image from Party Panda's (free with a $50 order during Sale-a-bration) in first Pacific Point and then Real Red. I punched a Red Glimmer balloon with the Balloon Bouquet Punch.

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 Stylized Birthday is one of my favorite bold birthday greetings!

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 This is another "flex-fold" card. The Pacific Point base is 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" and 6 3/8". It's one of my favorites right now!

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 I colored the balloon on the envelope with a Real Red Stampin' Write Marker.

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 I used a couple of Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the envelope to the package.

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 To order your stamping supplies from me, use the January Host Code: 2FECDRDM to receive a thank you card (un-signed so YOU can send it to someone else!) and a little embellishment gift from me when you place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Big Shot
$110.00

 If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU ARE THE HOST and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards. You’ll still receive your thank you card and embellishment gift from me!

If you prefer to not use my online store but would still like to place an order, you can always give me a call or a text:  618-237-6281

Or send me an email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin' Up!™1990-2018


Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop January Edition: Let's Sale-a-brate!

Hey there! Welcome to the January Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop! We are happy to again be back to a full Stamper's Dozen (baker's dozen = 13) of crafty creators! yay!

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Our theme this month, "Let's Sale-a-brate!", uses at least one product from the Sale-a-bration catalog!

For my project(s) this month I used three different Sale-a-bration items.. Each one was free with a $50 product order!

I used Tutti-Frutti  Cards & Envelopes, Heartfelt Blooms stamps, and the Shimmer Ribbon Pack, all from the Sale-a-bration brochure for my creations today.

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I started with the Tutti-Frutti Cards & Envelopes for all of my card bases. This free pack (choose this with your $50 order) contains 16 preprinted card bases and envelopes; 4 each of 4 designs in Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Lemon-Lime Twist, and Pool Party. (See the supply list at the bottom of this post for the full list)

I stamped the Heartfelt Blooms flower withe Tuxedo Momento Black ink  on Glossy card stock. You want to use a not-too-juicy inkpad and a light touch while inking and stamping to get the best image. This flower is part of Stampin' Up!'s new "Distinktive" line of stamps. Distinktive is also patent-pending because the way the rubber is made it lays down ink at different opacities to give the finished image more depth. Inked lightly, you get a perfect photographic finish!

For this card I stamped the Heartfelt Bloom with Bermuda Bay ink on Glossy card stock.

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I used the Basic Gray 1/4" wide Shimmer Ribbon from the free Sale-a-bration pack.

The Pool Party Tutti-Frutti Adhesive-Backed Sequins coordinated nicely.

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I stamped a Heartfelt Blooms sentiment with Bermuda Bay ink. The trick with stamping on Glossy card stock is to be careful to not slide the stamp slide on the slick surface to keep your image crisp.

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Inside I used a sentiment from Beautiful Day to turn this into a birthday card. I stamped the matching Tutti-Frutti Envelope with Heartfelt Blooms for a custom look.

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The Calypso Coral version:

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Lemon Lime Twist. This card is an example of using a too-juicy ink pad. The image detail was lost because of too much ink on the rubber.

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Finally, my favorite card of the group! I loved the black-stamped image with the Daffodil Delight card base and ribbon!

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The Daffodil Delight 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon coordinated great with the card base.

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After wrapping the ribbon around the card front I added the bow with glue dots. The Clear Faceted Gem is the flower center.

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Click "next blog" to advance to Judy Garza's blog, Stampin' with Judy G!

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Click "previous blog" to hop back to Laura Milligan's blog, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'!

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To order your stamping supplies from me, use the January Host Code: 2FECDRDM to receive a thank you card (un-signed so YOU can send it to someone else!) and a little embellishment gift from me when you place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Glue Dots
$5.25

If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU ARE THE HOST and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards. You’ll still receive your thank you card and embellishment gift from me!

If you prefer to not use my online store but would still like to place an order, you can always give me a call or a text:  618-237-6281

Or send me an email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin' Up!™1990-2018