Cards

Open House Make and Takes

 

Stampin up, Stampin' Up Daisy Delight #143669, Happy Birthday Gorgeous #143662, Daisy Punch #143713, Pretty Label Punch #143715, Stitched Shaped Framelits #145372, Delightful Daisy DSP #144137, Fresh Florals DSP #144131, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to Stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Happy Hump Day!  Where has this week gone?  Somewhere in this week I have lost a day already and it is only Wednesday.  My mom always told me the older you get the faster time goes.  Boy, was she right!  I hate to see how fast time goes in 20 years.  

For my make and takes at my open house, I wanted super simple cards but they needed to highlight some of our new products.  These are the two cards that I created.  

The card on the left in the picture above is featuring the Delightful Daisy stamp set and punch.  This is the punch that has been so popular that we haven't been able to order it, because they ran out.  I knew this set would be a hit, but I didn't think it would be this big of one and neither did Stampin' Up!  They had 10,000 of them in stock when preorder started for the demonstrators.  Well, we loved it so much that we ordered 7,200 of them in just the first two weeks!!! That is amazing.  Although, this is a good problem to have - people want your product so much you sell out.  This doesn't surprise me at all with this catalog.  I think it is the best one yet. Hopefully, it will be in stock next week!

The card on the right is highlighting the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set and I paired it with the Pretty Label Punch (this also has a coordinating stamp set), the Stitched Shaped Framelits and the 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon in the Berry Burst color.

On both of the cards I wanted to also use some of our beautiful, and I mean beautiful designer series paper.  Wow, is all I can say about the papers in this catalog.  I didn't know which one to create with first! On the daisy card I used the paper, Delightful Daisy DSP, that coordinates with the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy Punch.  Don't you love how everything goes together!  

The Happy Birthday card has the new Fresh Florals DSP Stack.  Does this paper look familiar?  This same design of paper was in our last annual catalog and was such a big hit that Stampin' Up! brought it back in our 2017-2019 In Colors.  

Here are the cards individually so you can see them better.  I have the directions under each of the cards.

Stampin up, Stampin' Up Daisy Delight #143669, Daisy Punch #143713, Delightful Daisy DSP #144137, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to Stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

The products you will need for this card are:

Whisper White Thick Cardstock #140272

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

Tranquil Tide Cardstock #144246

  • cut at 2 3/4" x 5 1/2" this is for the flower, you need to punch out two
  • cut at 3/4" x 3 1/4"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 3/4" x 3"

Daffodil Delight Cardstock #119683

  • a piece of scrap for the 1/2" circle on the flower

Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper #144137

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

 

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To make this card you will need the following products:

Berry Burst Cardstock #144243

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 2" x 3"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

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

Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack #144131

  • cut at 2" x 5 1/4"

1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon in Berry Burst #144133

  • cut 6"

Each of these cards have a layout that you can do so much with.  Just by changing the colors and designer series paper you use, you could have total different looking cards.  These would be a great way to use up scraps of designer series paper.  

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a wonderful day!

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Tranquil Tulips

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Tranquil Tulips #143767, 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon-Powder Pink #144134, desgined by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Have you seen the new hostess stamp set called Tranquil Tulips?  This was one of my top ten picks for the new catalog.  If you missed this post click HERE to see it.   There are so many color combinations you could do with this stamp set and so many different combinations with the flowers. 

One of the first things I do when I am trying to decide if I want to purchase a stamp set is to see how many cards can I make off the top of my head.  If I can't make 3 then I usually don't by it.  Now, there have definitely been excepting, like I am in total love with the set or I have the perfect card in mind for a particular occasion.  When I saw this set, I knew the possibilities were endless.

To make this card you will need the following products:

Berry Burst Cardstock #144243

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

Powder Pink Cardstock #144244

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock #144245

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" this is for the inside of the card

There is a stamp in this set that has 3 stems connected and that is what I used for this card.  The flowers are created with 2 steps and then you add the little lines.  I stamped the first layer of the flowers with Powder Pink Ink and then with Berry Burst.  To make the little lines (I don't know the proper term for them) I used Early Espresso ink. 

The leaves are created with 2 of the stamps in the set in Lemon Lime Twist ink.  I stamped a flower on the inside of the card along with my envelope.  To finish off the card I used our beautiful 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon in Powder Pink and wrapped it around the top two layers.  Then I added just a little bit of Wink of Stella on the Berry Burst section of the flowers.  You can see it better in the picture below. 

 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Tranquil Tulips #143767, 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon-Powder Pink #144134, desgined by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

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We are having a wonderful time in Traverse City seeing all of my family.  We got into town on Wednesday afternoon and spent time with my mom and sister.  It was so good to see them.  You don't realize how much you miss someone until you see them again.  My mom looks fabulous.  Last year, when I came to see her, she had just had hip replacement surgery.  She was in a rehabilitation center, which was very hard to see.  I know it wasn't anything serious, but to see your mom in a hospital bed is a little unnerving.  I hope I don't ever see that again. 

Yesterday, we went to one of my favorite places here, Wilson's Antique's.  They have polish pottery, which I collect, so of course I had to get 3 more pieces.  My daughters were so gracious and bought me two of them.  They're the best!  They are all wrapped up for travel home, but when I get home I will take pictures and share with you. 

Last night everyone, except one of my brothers and my niece, were able to join us for dinner.  I forgot to take pictures.  I am so bad at that lately.  I did get a picture of my brother who is 6'6" tall next to me.  LOL  I still feel so short when I am around him.  My other brother is 6'3".  We always say they took all the height and left none for us girls.  LOL 

I am off to enjoy more time with my family.  I hope everyone has a fantastic day!

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My Top 10 Products In The New Annual Catalog

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I had a hard time narrowing down my list to just 10 of my favorite. There is so many products in the new catalog that I absolutely love. To me this is my favorite catalog since I started being a demonstrator. I am going to have a hard time limiting what I buy.  I want it all!  LOL

Where do I start?  I think it will be with kits.  This product was the very first item I put on my order on June 1st.  It is the Love Today Planner Kit.  I am a planner person, so much so that I call it my second bible.  I am having fun putting information in it and decorating it.  When it is finished I will be doing a blog post on it, which should be soon.  

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I have to say there are a lot of bundles that I love in this catalog.  The one that caught my eye right away is the Coffee Break Suite.  I love coffee!  I call myself a coffee snob as I am very picky about what kind of coffee I drink.  I will drink regular flavor coffee, but I prefer flavored. I was getting my coffee from a place in Texas, but they just went out of business.  I am really bummed.  Does anyone know of a good place to get flavored coffee?  I would love it if you shared with me.  

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Another bundle that I love is the Color Theory Suite.  You can do so many projects, cards, scrapbook pages, etc with it.  It is the stamp set with matching framelits for all of the seasons.  This is the stamp set that I used to make my framed project for my open house.  Click HERE if you missed it.  

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My final bundle that is on my list is the Delightful Daisy Suite.  Oh My Goodness!  This is another set that you can do so much with.  You can make 3D projects, cards, scrapbook pages, etc. with this set.  You will see me use it a lot in my projects.  

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There are three stamp sets that kept catching my eye.  One of them, Heartland, I got in my box when I was a display stamper in April for OnStage.  The other two are This Little Piggy and the hostess set, Tranquil Tulips.  I think I love the Heartland and This Little Piggy because I was raised on a farm and we raised pigs.  The Tranquil Tulips are just beautiful.  

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You might say I am obsessed with the 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon in Daffodil Delight.  I have ordered 5 of them.  LOL  I will admit that I forgot I ordered 2 of them and ordered it again.  I think we will be using that ribbon a lot in my classes.  Once you see it you will want to use it all the time too.

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We have the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets back!!!  These are going to be a life saver when we are cutting out the detailed framelits and thinlits.  I was so excited when I saw them in the catalog.  Thank you Stampin' Up!  

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My final product for my Top Ten Favorites is the Ruffled and Pinewwod Planks 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folders.  I know this makes 11 favorites so I am putting these two together.  LOL  These two folders add so much to your cardstock and your projects.  I can't say enough good things about them.  

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I hope you enjoyed my favorite products from the new catalog.  I know I will have many more as the year goes on.  What are your favorites? 

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If you get a chance today, could you please say a prayer for safe travels for Emily, Erica and I as we head to Michigan to see my family. I can't wait to give my mom a great big hug!  She gives the best hugs. It will be nice to get away for a few days.  

Thank you for stopping in today.  I hope all of you have a wonderful Wednesday!

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Ghost Technique with Happy Birthday Thinlets

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Happy Birthday Thinlits #143700, Ghost Technique, Layering Circle Framelits #141705, 1/8" Handheld Circle #134365, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Would you like a card that is easy to make, but looks like it took you a long time?  This is the card for you.  I can't remember where I saw this card, but it was perfect to show you how to do the Ghost Technique. This was my first time trying it and I really liked how it came out.  I used three different colors, as I wanted to show some of the new in colors, but you could do it with just one if you would like.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Whisper White Thick Cardstock #140272

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Berry Burst Cardstock #144243

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Crumb Cake Cardstock #120953

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5" this will be used for your template
  • cut at 3 1/2" x 3 3/4"

The first thing you need to do is make your template for your circles. I used the layering circle framelits, 1/2" and 3/4" circle punches and the 1/8" handheld punch to make mine.  Once you have your template made you lay it on top of the piece of Crumb Cake cardstock.  Using the White Craft Ink I colored in the circles using a combination of the sponge and dauber.  I mostly used the dauber as it was easier to cover the little circles. One thing I learned making this card is to secure the bottom layer with washi tape. See the picture below for how I did the white layer of circles. 

 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Happy Birthday Thinlits #143700, Ghost Technique, Layering Circle Framelits #141705, 1/8" Handheld Circle #134365, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Next I picked up the template and moved it over to the right about 1/8".  You can move it as much or little as you would like.  I then added washi tape to the top layer, so now they are both secure.  I didn't want my template to move all over while I was trying to sponge the different colors.  As you can see in the picture below I only used the daubers on this step. I wanted a deeper color than I could get with the sponges.  

 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Happy Birthday Thinlits #143700, Ghost Technique, Layering Circle Framelits #141705, 1/8" Handheld Circle #134365, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Here is a picture of it closer so you can see the circles better.  

 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Happy Birthday Thinlits #143700, Ghost Technique, Layering Circle Framelits #141705, 1/8" Handheld Circle #134365, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I cut out the Happy Birthday using the new Happy Birthday Thinlits along with our new Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets.  I love, love, love, did I say love, the adhesive sheets.  

When you use them, the adhesive will already be on the back of your cutout so you just peel the backing off and adhere to your project. You don't have to try to get adhesive on the back of the little sections anymore.  

It is really easy to use them.  You are going to take the backing off the adhesive sheet (I cut these down to the same size as my paper I am going to be cutting from, as they come in 6" x 12" sheets) and adhere it to the back of your cardstock.  Then use your framelit like you always have and cut it out on the Big Shot.  When you are finished it will have the adhesive already on it.  Peel off the back and stick it to your project. Ta Da it's done!  

I know you are going to love them as much as I do when you use it for the first time.  These are going to be especially wonderful with all of our detailed framelits/thinlits.  

Now you know how to make a wow card in a few minutes that looks like it took forever.  Your friends and family will be impressed by your talent.

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I am so excited for today!  Emily is coming home!!!  It has been since March since I have seen her and I can't wait to give my baby a big hug.  It will be so nice having her home for two weeks.  On Wednesday, Emily, Erica and myself will be heading to Traverse City, MI to visit my family.  I haven't seen any of them, especially my mom, in a year.  I can't wait!  

Most of the ladies in my family, are going to go to lunch and a wine tour on Saturday.  We have started this a couple of years ago and it has turned into an annual event.  We always have so much fun, with lots of laughter and making new memories.  

I will also get to meet my new grand nephew (ok that makes me sound really old) for the first time.  I have only seen pictures for this little guy.  I can't wait to kiss his chubby little cheeks.  

Thank you for stopping in today!  I hope you have a marvelous Monday and week.

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Label Me Pretty

stampin up, Stampin Up! Label Me Pretty #143861, Delightful Daisy DSP #144137, 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon #144135, 2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows, Oh My Stars Embossing Folder #143710,  Pretty Label Punch #143715, Layering Ovals Framelits #141706, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Do you see all of the new products on this card?  There are 9!  They are: Label Me Pretty stamp set, Berry Burst and Tranquil Tide cardstock, Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper, Oh My Stars Embossing Folder, Pretty Label Punch, Lemon Lime Twist 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon, 2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows and the new 2017-2019 In Color Markers.  Can you believe that?  

When I was designing cards for my open house I wanted to see how many new products I could use on one card, but I wanted it to look pretty too.  I love how this turned out.  It is such a cheerful card and the lemon lime ribbon and bow really pop out.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Whisper White Thick Cardstock #140272

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

Berry Burst Cardstock #144243

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

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

Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper #144137

  • cut at 2" x 5 1/4"

This card is an easy card to make and put together.  I used the Oh My Stars Embossing Folder on the Whisper White cardstock to give it some texture.  The ribbon is wrapped around everything from the Berry Burst cardstock layer and up.  I used the Layering Oval Framelits and Pretty Label Punch for the sentiment.  

I like to color, so I knew I would like this stamp in the set.  I used Basic Black Archival Ink to stamp the image and then all of the new 2017-2019 In Color Markers to color the flowers.  For a final touch I used the absolutely adorable Bitty Bows.  The best thing about the bows is they have the adhesive already on the back of them.  You just peel of a little piece of paper and stick it right onto your project.  Easy Peasy!

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This week has been a little crazy to say the least.  The grand Randall's have been here all week and it has been beyond busy.  I forget how much work little ones are to have around 24 hours a day.  I am used to at 5:00pm they go home and I have the evening of quiet with Mr. Wonderful and myself and sometimes Erica if she isn't working.  I had planned on working at night when they are sleeping, except they wanted me on the same level as them.  I didn't have to be in the same room, but I had to be on the same level.  Well, it is a little hard to work in my craft room, which is in the basement, when I am up on the top level.  So, needless to say, I didn't get hardly anything done with my Stampin' Up! business this week.  

I had these grand plans of having a lot of blog post of the new products, Instagram and Facebook post and that just did not happen.  I am working on trying to get caught up with everything tonight and this weekend.  I appreciate all of you understanding and being patient with me.  I have so much to share with you and can't wait.  On top of that, I have a workshop on Sunday that I haven't even started getting ready for, but at least I know what we are going to be doing, which is very helpful.  

One good thing is it is suppose to be really hot here this weekend, so it will be nice in cool in my basement while I am crafting away.  

I hope everyone has a fabulous Friday and a wonderful weekend.

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My Favorite Project from Open House

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons #143276, Seasonal Layers Thinlets #143751, designed and created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I saw another demonstrator do something like this on Facebook and knew I wanted to make it for my open house.  I think this is my favorite project I have ever made.  I used the stamp set, Colorful Seasons and matching framelits, Seasonal Layers, and paper from the Color Theory DSP to create this project.  The best part about this stamp, besides being so versatile, is that it comes in a bundle.  When you buy the stamp set and framelits together you get 10% off!   

I had my open house over the weekend.  It was so much fun!  I am so appreciative of the people that were able to make it and really missed the ones that weren't able to attend.  Here are so pictures of my displays:

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I always give away door prizes at my events like this.  This time the winners are:

Watercolor Pencils: Kathy N

Embossing Folder:  Christina S

Ink Pad: Robin

 Mr. Wonderful was so kind to make all the food and it was delicious.  You know it is good when people ask for the recipe.  

I can't thank all of the demonstrators that have inspired me for my projects this time.  There are so many talented people out in the world and I am so blessed to know some of them.  This is one of the many reasons I love Stampin' Up!  Other demonstrators are very willing to help each other out and share their creations.  I got so much inspiration and ideas from all of them.   

I hope everyone has a great week!  We are going to have a busy, but fun week with the grand Randall's staying with us for a few days.

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My favorite retiring products card

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Kinda Eclectic stamp set item #135350, Papillon Potpourri stamp set #123759, Flower Shop stamp set #130942, Petite Petals stamp set #133155, designed by Stampin Scrapper, please see more card and gift ideas at stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This card is full of retiring stamp sets, but there is a new product on it.  Do you see it?  I used the retiring stamp sets Kinda Eclectic, Papillon Potpourri and Petite Petals.  The Flower Shop stamp set is in the new catalog along with the new beautiful 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon in Daffodil Delight. 

To make this card fast and easy I used 3 punches, the Elegant Butterfly and Petite Petals, which are retiring, and the Pansy punch.  I just love punches, how about you?

To make this card you will need the following products:

Pear Pizzazz Cardstock #131201

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

Dapper Denim Cardstock #141414

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • scrap for the butterfly

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • pieces for the flowers and butterfly

The flowers and butterfly are great for using up your scraps of your Whisper White cardstock.  It makes me happy when I can use a bunch of my scraps of paper.  I hate to waste the paper, so I use it until there is just a little bit left.  

The little flowers are adhered to the big flower with snail adhesive and then they are popped with a dimensional.  The Dapper Denim butterfly is attached to the white paper with snail too.  I then used glue dots on the center of the stamped butterfly.  I wanted the wings to look like they were flying.     

CoffeeandChatStampinScrapperJoyceWhitman2Do you have fun plans this weekend?  We have a very busy weekend in our household.  Mr. Wonderful is headed to Texas today to help Emily pack up her apartment and her classroom.  She is moving to a new apartment in July and has to pack up her whole classroom and take everything home.  Needless to say, they will be getting a storage unit this weekend.  Erica is busy working all weekend, so if you are in the area stop into her work and say hi.  

I have different commitments all weekend, but most of my weekend will be in my stampin studio!  Nobody will be home, so I will be able to get a lot done for my two stamp camps on Thursday and Friday next week and my open house next Saturday.  I am so excited to be able to just stamp, stamp and stamp some more.  

We have a crazy busy June and July this year, so I am going to try and get a lot of things done ahead of time.  

If you are available on Saturday, please stop in for my open house for the new catalog!  It will be from 9:00am-12:00pm on June 3rd.  We will be making two make and takes, door prizes, samples of some of the new products and food.  I am hoping Mr. Wonderful will make the food for me again.  He is such a good cook.

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend!

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Click HERE for the retiring list of products.  

Retiring accessories and tools will only be available while supplies last.

Retiring stamps sets are guaranteed available until May 22nd, 

after that it will be while supplies last.

All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31st. 

 

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In The Meadow

stampin up, Stampin' Up! In The Meadow #140754, Wood Textures DSP #144177,  designed and created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This is one of the cards that I made for my display for OnStage back in April.  I was given the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack and I added the In The Meadow stamp set.  This was such a fun card to make as I used the masking technique.  

This card is another one where I used old and new products together. The stamp set, In The Meadow, is going to retire at the end of them month, but the designer series paper will be in the new annual catalog.  

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"
  • cut at 2 3/4" x 5"

Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" for the inside of the card
  • cut at 2 1/2" x 5 3/4"

Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack #144177

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

I had mentioned earlier that I had used the masking technique on this card.  With the masking technique you cover up the section you don't want ink on.  On this card I used the 1 inch circle punch and punched out a piece of post it note.  You will want to make sure you punch out the section that has the sticky on it.  This will help keep the paper in place.  

I took the piece that I had punched out the circle out of and laid it down on my small piece of Very Vanilla cardstock where I wanted the sun to go.  I then sponged inside of the circle with So Saffron and very light with the Calypso Coral inks.  I just went on the edge of the circle with the Calypso Coral and did not apply very much pressure.  I wanted it to be very light.  

I took that off and put on the circle that I had punched out and stuck it on top of the sun.  I then sponged around the sun and other places on the paper with Crumb Cake and Early Espresso inks.  I removed the circle when I was finished and stamped my images with our Basic Black Archival ink.  To highlight areas of the mountains and trees I used our Chalk Marker.  

I am in love with the new Wood Textures DSP and I think you will be too.  There are so many different colors for white washed to real dark. There is also a couple of pieces like the one I used on the above card.  

Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!

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Retiring Hello

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Falling Flower #139556, Hello You Thinlits #137363, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I was online the other day and saw this card on Connie Stewart's blog (she is a very talented demonstrator) and emailed her immediately. This card was perfect for my stamp camp where we were focused on retiring products, but I added a new one on each card.  

On this card the retiring products are the Hello You Framelits, Blossom Bunch Punch and the Rhinestones.  Do worry, the rhinestones are returning they have been reformulated.  I haven't seen them yet, so I can't tell you how.  The new products I used is the Berry Burst cardstock I cut the hello out on and Powder Pink cardstock and ink.

To make this card you will need the following products:

Mint Macaron Cardstock #138337

  • cut at4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/2"

Powder Pink Cardstock - this will be available on June 1st

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Berry Burst Cardstock  - this will be available on June 1st

  • cut at 1 3/4" x 3 1/4"

Vellum Cardstock #101856

  • cut 2 at 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"

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

So you can't see the adhesive on the vellum flower, I used a glue dot between each layer and put a rhinestone in the center of it.  Then for the oval behind the hello, I rolled a glue dot so it was narrow and put it on the back where the paper from the hello was.  That way from the front you can not see any glue dots.  

On the inside of the card and on the envelope I stamped the top part of the stamp from the Falling Flowers stamp set.  

CoffeeandChatStampinScrapperJoyceWhitman2On Saturday my friend Cathy came over to stamp with our new products.  We had so much fun!!!  I am in love with the new This Little Piggy stamp set.  They are so cute!  

Cathy was so sweet to bring her stamp sets that I hadn't purchased yet and now I want to order them too.  I think I might have to start going to SA (Stamping Anonymous).  Hi, my name is Joyce and I have an addiction to buying stamp sets.  Is anyone else going with me?  

We are both having our open house for the new annual catalog on June 3rd that we concentrated working on projects for that.  It was so nice to sit and stamp with a dear friend.  We are already making plans on doing it again soon.  

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and has a great week!

 

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Click HERE for the retiring list of products.  

Retiring accessories and tools will only be available while supplies last.

Retiring stamps sets are guaranteed available until May 22nd, 

after that it will be while supplies last.

All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31st. 

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I also used the following products that are not available until June 1st:

  • Powder Pink Ink
  • Berry Burst Cardstock
  • Powder Pink Cardstock

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Tin of Cards/Gorgeous Grunge Card

Stampin Up Stampin' Up! Tin of Cards #138946, Gorgeous Grunge #130517,  Daisy Delight #143669, Daisy Punch #143713, 1/2" Circle Punch #119869, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3 D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I have used both the Gorgeous Grunge and Tin of Cards stamp sets so much that I think I might be wearing them out.  I will definitely miss both of these stamp sets.   They were my go to stamp sets when I would design cards.  

Did you notice the Daisy? Really, how could you not!  LOL  This is a new punch and I absolutely love it!   I have used it so much already.  I like mixing the old with the new at this time of year.  

To make this card you will need the following products.  

Pool Party Cardstock #122924

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

Pear Pizzazz Cardstock #131201

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Powder Pink Cardstock #144244 (this will not be available until June 1, 2017)

  • 2 3/4" x 5 1/2"

Basic Black Cardstock #121045

  • scrap for 1/2" circle

Whisper White Card Stock #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 used 3 images from the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set.  I started off stamping the one image in Pear Pizzazz, then the small dots with Pool Party and finishing up with the bigger stamp with lots of little dots in Powder Pink.  The sentiment is from the Tin of Cards stamp set and is stamped with the Basic Black Archival ink.  

To make the flower I punched out two of the flowers using the Daisy Punch.  I used snail adhesive to adhere them and then used a dimensional to attach it to my card.  I added a 1/2" circle using Basic Black cardstock.  

On the inside of the card and on the envelope I used a stamp that has 3 little daisies and stamped it with Powder Pink Ink on the bottom of each.  

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I am so excited for tomorrow!!!  Do you remember me telling you that my roommate from OnStage in April was not able to make it because of weather?  Well, tomorrow she is coming here to stamp all day!!!! We have been texting, emailing and talking with each other since January, but have never met in person.  Now, tomorrow we get to spend the whole day playing with our new products.  I can't wait!!! We are going to have so much fun!

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Click HERE for the retiring list of products.  

Retiring accessories and tools will only be available while supplies last.

Retiring stamps sets are guaranteed available until May 22nd, 

after that it will be while supplies last.

All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31st. 

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