Make A Medallion

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Make A Medallion stamp set #143274, Banners For You stamp set #141710, Lovely Lace Embossing Folder #133737, 2016-2017 Annual Catalog, 2017 Sale-A-Bration, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D items go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I haven't really used the colors, Tip Top Taupe and Rich Razzleberry, together and I am not sure why.  They are so pretty together.  The Sale-A-Bration stamp set Make A Medallion is perfect for these two colors.  There are so many color combinations you could use with this stamp set.  

An easy way to add texture to any card is with an embossing folder. The Lovely Lace embossing folder was perfect with this stamp set. They really compliment each other.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Tip Top Taupe Cardstock #138336

  • cut at 5 /12" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 1/2" x 4"
  • scrap for the "For You" banner

Rich Razzleberry Cardstock #115316

  • cut at 3" x 3"
  • cut at 4 1/8 x 5 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 3" x 3"

I first stamped the image in the Rich Razzleberry ink and then the second step in Tip Top Taupe.  I used the Layering Circle Framelits for the white and Rich Razzleberry circles.  

The sentiment was stamped using the Banners For You stamp set and punched out using the Classic Label punch. 

I added two Rhinestones to add a little bling to the card.

I have been busy working on my projects for my Creative Fold Card Class on Friday.  This class is a lot of fun and one of my customers from South Carolina will be able to come.  I can't wait to see her!

Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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Final Days of Sale-A-Bration and 7 New Products Added

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Stampin' Up! is the best!!!!  They have added 7 new products to the Sale-A-Bration Rewards!  You have until March 31st to earn FREE products for every $50 you spend, additional Stampin' Rewards for a qualifying party, or join and get two stamp sets for FREE!  That is up to a $104.00 value added to your starter kit!  

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I also have my Let's Celebrate Spring special going on through Friday, March 24th.  

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If you have any questions on any of the above information, please let me know.

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

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So Very Much Card

stampin up, Stampin' Up! So Very Much, 2017 Sale-A-Bration, Gold embossing powder #109129, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

So Very Much is another great stamp set from the Sale-A-Bration 2017 brochure.  There is two things that I like about this stamp set. First, I really like the font and second, the size of the stamp.  You can make so many fast and easy cards with it.  This card took less than 10 minutes to make.  You could make it even faster if you only stamped the images and didn't emboss it.  I tried to take another picture for you so you could see the gold embossing powder I used on the stamped images.  

stampin up, Stampin' Up! So Very Much, 2017 Sale-A-Bration, Gold embossing powder #109129, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

To make this card you will need the following products:

Watermelon Wonder Cardstock # 138334

  • cut at 5 /12" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650

  • cut at 4 1/4" x 3 3/4"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Falling In Love DSP #142788

  • cut at 4" x 3 1/2"

I used the Lace Doilies in the Occasions 2017 catalog to add to this card.  One thing great about these doilies is they are two sided, one side with Whisper White and the other with Very Vanilla.  I cut the doily in half, that way you can use it on another card.  

To get the placing on the doily in the center (my OCD was coming out here LOL), I took the card base and put it in the corner of my grid paper.  I then used one of the points and lined it up on the 2 1/8 line (that is the center of the card front).  

I stamped the image and the butterfly from the Grateful Bunch stamp set with VersaMark ink and used Gold Embossing Powder.  If you didn't want to emboss, you could use Early Espresso ink for your stamped images.  

Thank you Mary Ann Rossiter for your inspiration for this card.  

I hope you have a fabulous week!

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Let's Celebrate Spring!!!!

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Happy first day of Spring!!!!  I am really hoping that Mother Nature is looking at the calendar today and starts warming up our temps.  I am so ready for spring time, flowers blooming, trees budding, warm weather and being able to open our windows.  I am sure the kids will be happy to be able to go outside and play soon.  

To celebrate Spring I am offering a special promotion!  This promotion is through me, not Stampin' Up. Once you place your order, I will send you an email to see what colored pink ink pad you would like and I will get it for you.  Please DO NOT put it on your order, as Stampin Up will charge you for it.  The FREE ink pad will have to come from me.  

I finally finished my samples for my display at OnStage!!!!  I am really happy how they turned out.  I can't wait to show you them.  As soon as I find out when I can let you know I will be posting them for all to see.  

We had a great week with Emily home for her spring break.   We went to see the movie Shack, which was absolutely wonderful, and Beauty and the Beast.   I highly recommend both of these movies.  We went out to eat at some of her favorite restaurants and just enjoyed spending time together.  

Next year we are going to Disney with some very good friends of ours, actually they are family to us, so we had them over and started the planning for that.  We are going to have such a good time.  It was sad to take Emily back to the airport, but she will be back in June.

I hope you have a wonderful first day of Spring today!  

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Flash Back Friday with Avant Garden

Stampin up, Stampin ' Up! Avant Garden #143272, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, Layering Oval Framelits #141706, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.comJoyceWhitman

I was trying to figure out what card to make for my Stamp Camp last week when the card on the left fell off my wall and landed right at my feet.  I don't know if you noticed in my pictures of my craft room that I had cards hanging up on the wall.  The cards up there are the first ones that I made when I started Stampin' Up!  

I picked up the card and instantly knew I could make this card, change the colors, stamp set and how I did the sentiment and I could have a new card!  The card on the right is the one we made at Stamp Camp using the Avant Garden stamp set from Sale-A-Bration.

I have used the small flower and leaves a lot from this stamp set a lot, but I haven't used this flower.  I love how it turned out. Do you know how I made the background?  I used my clear blocks (the ones we use with our clear and photopolymer stamps) and my ink pads. You take you clear block and ink it up with what ever ink pad you would like.  You then stamp it on to your paper and make sure you press hard all over the block to get the best coverage.  You won't get a solid image, but that is ok.  You want a little bit of shading in ink, it gives it character.  I used the following colors, blocks and the order I stamped them.

  • Block H with Blushing Bride ink with the long side going up and down
  • Block E with Pool Party ink with the long side going up and down
  • Block B with Mint Macaron ink with the long side going up and down
  • Block A with Mint Macaron ink with the long side going up and down at the top of the paper and                                                                                                         with the short side going up and down at the bottom of the paper

To stamp the flowers, I stamped it twice, I used black Memento ink.  I also stamped the inside of the card and the envelope with one of the flowers.  

I stamped the sentiment on Whisper White paper and used the Stitched Shapes Framelits to cut it out.  The Layering Oval Framelits with Blushing Bride paper made the back layer of the oval.  I used Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the ovals to the paper.  To give it a little bit of bling I added 3 of the largest size Rhinestones on the top left hand corner.   

Here is a picture of just the card that we made at Stamp Camp.

Stampin up, Stampin ' Up! Avant Garden #143272, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, Layering Oval Framelits #141706, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.comJoyceWhitman

Today we are having a family day as Emily has to go back to Texas tomorrow. :(  It has been so nice having her home.  Time will go fast until we see her in July.  

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you have a fantastic weekend.

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April Paper Pumpkin & Free Gift Designed by Sara

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Sara, Stampin' Up! CEO, helped design the April's Paper Pumpkin and is giving everyone a FREE gift in their box!  Sara stated that next months Paper Pumpkin is "bold, vibrant and artistic with a little bit of sass".  Would you like to get your own box of Sara's project?  If you subscribe by April 10th at paper pumpkin.com  it will be delivered to your mailbox in April!

You can purchase Paper Pumpkin two ways, monthly or by prepaid subscription (3, 6 or 12 month).  The 3 month prepaid subscription is on sale for $55 and you earn a Sale-A-Bration gift!  What a great deal, 3 months of paper pumpkin and two FREE  gifts (one in your paper pumpkin box and one from Sale-A-Bration)!  It is a win, win!

If you order April's Paper Pumpkin from me I will be having a class to make our kits together.  It will be a fun night of stamping, eating and have a great time.  

I know I said I would probably only be posting a couple of days this week, but I couldn't sleep the other night. Guess what I worked on?

Tomorrow we are having a family day and I am so excited! I can't wait to spend the day with my girls and Mr. Wonderful. We are going to see the movie Beauty and the Beast. Anyone that knows us knows we are a Disney family. We love anything Disney, especially since we are planning our 7th trip to Disney World next year. We can't wait!

Have a terrific Thursday and go make someone smile today.

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Avant Garden Card in Sale-A-Bration Flyer

Stampin up, Stampin ' Up! Avant Garden #143272, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

My friend Theresa was suppose to have a workshop on last Saturday, but we had to change it up a little bit.  We ended up doing a book party (workshop) instead.  Her workshop was going to be centered around the Avant Garden stamp set and this was one of the cards we were going to make.

Does it look a little familiar?  It is like the card that is on page 4 of the Sale-A-Bration flyer. We have such talented designers at Stampin' Up!  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Early Espresso Cardstock #119686

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Peekaboo Peach Cardstock #141417

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Crumb Cake Cardstock #120953

  • cut at 1" x 5"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5" for the front of the card
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" for the inside of the card

I have a tip for you for figuring out where to stamp your flowers.  The first thing I did was lay out my piece of crumb cake cardstock so the bottom left hand corner is at 1 1/2" up from the bottom of the white piece of paper.  The top right hand side is at 3 3/4" up from the bottom of the white paper.  

I then very lightly drew a line on each side of the crumb cake paper.  That way I knew exactly where I was going to be putting the crumb cake paper and so I knew I where to stamp the flowers.  I wrapped 27 inches of Crushed Curry Baker's Twine around The white and peekaboo peach paper.    

I also stamped the flowers on the inside of the card and the envelope.  

On Friday night Emily came home from Texas for a week!  It has been so nice having her back home.  We have been trying to have as much family time as possible, so I may not have as many blog post this week for you.  I will try my hardest to do at least one to two more this week.

Thank you for stopping by today.  

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Happy Celebrations with Celebrations Due Embossing Folder

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Happy Celebrations #143012, Celebrations Due Textured Impressions Embossing Folders #142760,  Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack #142737, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking, 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com

The Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders, boy, that is a long name LOL, come with the words celebrate and happy.   The fun thing with these embossing folders is they give a 3D affect to the embossing.  They also coordinate with the Happy Celebrations stamp set.  

To use these embossing folders, you first run your paper with them through the Big Shot.  You then stamp on top of them and the ink will not go on the words.  It is hard to show you what I mean in the picture.  It is really a neat and different design to your cards.  

To make this project you will need the following products:

Real Red Cardstock #102482

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Pumpkin Pie Cardstock #105117

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Daffodil Delight Cardstock #119683

  • 1/2" x 1 3/8"

The circles are made with a stamp from the Happy Celebrations stamp set.  I used the ribbon from the Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack from the Occasions catalog.  For the banner, I used VersaMark ink and White Embossing Powder and then hand cut the tail of the banner.  

I have been working on my scrapbook page for the display at OnStage and it sure is bringing back a lot of memories.  My dad has been gone for 29 years in April, but lately it seems like yesterday. Isn't it amazing how photographs can bring back so many memories, thoughts and feeling after so many years?  I am very happy with all the happy memories I have of my dad, Pa Louie,  I sure do love and miss him.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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So In Love Anniversary Card

stampin up, Stampin Up! So In Love #143216, Falling In Love Designer Series Paper #142788, Flourish Thinlits  #141478, Lace Dollies #142793, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

One of my customers wanted a Happy Anniversary card at stamp camp last month.  I knew I wanted to use the So In Love stamp set, because I love the font in this set.  The designer series paper, Falling in Love would go wonderful with that stamp set.  I had purchased the doilies, but hadn't even opened the package, so I added them to the card too.  It still needed something, but what?

I then thought of flowers, but which ones.  I tried a bunch of the framelits that I had, but finally decided on the Flourish Thinlits.  I cut the larger flower out of Tip Top Taupe and the small one out of Very Vanilla.  

To make this card, you will need the following products:

Tip Top Taupe Cardstock #138336

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 2 1/4" x 2 1/4"

Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 2" x 2"
  • cut at 3/4" x 3 1/2"

On the inside of the card I stamped the flower from the stamp set on the bottom left hand corner and on the envelope.  I also put the sentiment "a day to celebrate" on the inside.  

This is going to be a short post today, as I am busy working on projects for my three classes this week.  I am having my Stamp Camps on Thursday and Friday.  We will be making cards that feature some of the Sale-A-Bration products and the 2015-2017 In Colors.  I have a workshop for my dear, Theresa, on Saturday.  

The best part of this upcoming weekend is that Emily will be home on Friday night.  I can't wait to see her!  It has been since Christmas and I sure do miss my girl.  Thank goodness though for texting and FaceTime.  

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday.

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