Eastern Palace Suite

I’m back from Kansas City!!  I had a wonderful time soaking up the Holy Spirit in the International House of Prayer KC, otherwise known as IHOPKC Prayer Room.  I enjoyed my time with my younger daughter Amy and her friends and going to her school to help her get her room ready for the new school year!!

My next few blog posts will be the cards I did in my Eastern Palace class.

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I did 3 of the ones Stampin’ Up put out for us to use for a class.  I love this Suite of stamps, thinlits, and embellishments! This Suite can be found on pages 18 – 19 in the Annual Catalog.

Today’s card will be the top left one. It uses the new Tranquil Tide cs for the base and also the Designer Series paper which is cut at 5 1/4″ x 4″ being careful the wave pattern faces the right way.  The Very Vanilla piece is 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″. You then run it through your big shot putting the thinlit close to the left side of the paper. You will use the large circle thinlit.  Next you will use a stamp from the Eastern Beauty set.  Using Lemon Lime Twist ink you will use the small circle and stamp a few times on the Very Vanilla piece.  Then using Tranquil Tide Ink you will stamp the sentiment “let’s be friends forever”, the swirly “s” at the bottom, and then the three little leave clusters and stamp in between the wishbone shapes. You then adhere it on the card using snail (tape runner).  Next you will cut the flower out using a 3″x 3″ square of Fresh Fig cs, where you will need to use both of the star thinlits, fitting the smaller one into the larger one and running it through the big shot.  Then use a circle from the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers and put it in the center of the flower.  Adhere the flower using a Stampin’ Dimensional.

Supplies:

 If you would like to get any of these products just click on the catalog picture or shop my site.  If you spend less than $149.99 in product use my shopping code for the month of August which is HVHAVYXC. If you leave your information I will send you a thank you gift for ordering with me.  If you spend $150.00 or more you become the hostess and receive the stampin’ rewards along with a little thank you gift from me.
Till next time,
HUGS!!
Penny

Happy Wednesday

Had my Hostess Club gathering last night.  I always have a lot of fun with those gals 🙂  Unfortunately we were missing some because of summertime and vacations.

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Today I’m going to share the bottom left card. It was using the Color Theory Suite.

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I love this stamp set Colorful Seasons as it has such versatility.  You can do a summer at the beach because of the lounger chair.  You can can do a fall card using the leaf stamps.  There is a snowflake stamp for a winter card.  This suite also has a Memories and More pack which you can use in photo album, scrapbook pages or to add that extra wow to a card!

The base of this card is Berry Burst cardstock which is 5 1/2″ by 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″.  Next layer is Whisper White which is cut at 4″ x 5 1/4″.  For the open house I had a choice of 4 different colors to choose from which included Berry Burst, Dapper Denim, Crushed Curry, and Old Olive which was cut to the size 3 3/4″ x 5″ and was adhered to the Whisper White layer with stampin dimensionals.  I cut the flowers out of the variegated side of the Color Theory DSP paper using the flower thinlit from the  Seasonal Layers thinlits that go with the stamp set.  The middle of the flower dots used the Glitter Enamel Dots that go this Suite.

I stamped the saying You make me Smile from the stamp set Colorful Seasons onto a scrap of  Whisper White cardstock.  This card used the Berry Burst ink and was then punched out using the new Pretty Label punch.  Also, the Pretty Label punch was used with the DSP paper.

This suite can be found on pgs. 146 – 147 in the new annual catalog.

You can purchase these products by clicking on the catalog icon to shop with me.  The code for the month of July is JBBJWHFC.  If you spend up to $ 149.99 use that code but if you spend $150.00 or more don’t use it and you will receive the Stampin Rewards.

Till next time a big HUG!

Penny

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Getting Caught Up!

WOW!!  I can’t believe it has been so long since I wrote on my blog.  I’m sorry I have missing in action!!

I’m going to share with you the cards that were done at the make-n-take at the new catalog launch get together.

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The first card today will be the top left one.  I saw it on Pinterest and thought it was so cute and easy to do.  It was from the Birthday Memories Suite found on pg. 68 – 69 in the new catalog.

It was your regular A2 size card using Blushing Bride cardstock.  The first layer was paper from the DSP Birthday Memories paper.  It was cut at 5 1/4″ x 4″.  The Happy Birthday was stamped at the left side of the 2 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ Whisper White piece using Real Red ink.  Blushing Bride cardstock was used to cut out the largest Stitched Oval shaped Framelit.  The little girl is cut out from another Birthday Memories DSP paper along with the present. Blushing Bride 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon (retired) was used .  Put the ribbon under the Whisper White piece and then tie a knot using a smaller piece of ribbon.

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Stampin’ Up catalog launch party

My SU order with the new catalog is in and it went through like a breeze!! I’ll get it Monday and be able to start playing with all the new goodies!! Really excited about the Orchid stamp as Brett grows orchids 🙂

Now on to continuing to work on displays for my SU Catalog launch this Sunday at the Hampton Inn 2 – 6! All are welcome

Cost is $20.00 and you get to make 4 cards, participate in my BOGO sale.  This is where you buy a retired product and receive a new product for the same amount for FREE!!!

There will be door prizes, you will get a new catalog, get to see examples made from various stamp sets and see the new In-Colors.

You can sign up for classes, join the monthly hostess club, and also sign up for the in-color club.

Let me know if you need more details

If you are unable to make the party and would like to order some of the new products, my hostess code for this month is J2BMMCRW for orders less than $150.00.  Over $150.00 you get to be the hostess and receive the rewards 🙂

Till next time 🙂

 

Hugs,

Penny

Swirly Bird Card

This card was fun to make!! Again I saw the idea for this on Pinterest.

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It is your basic A2 card with Whisper White cardstock for the base cut at 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored and 4 1/4. Then I wanted to showcase all the new Stampin’ Up in- colors. Each color was cut at 1″ x 3 3/4″ except for Flirty Flamingo which was cut at 1 1/4″ x 3 3/4″.  They were then adhered to another piece of Whisper White 4″ x 5 1/4″. I started with emerald Envy first at the bottom and worked my way up to the top.  So the next color is Peekaboo Peach, Dapper Denim, Sweet Sugarplum, and Flirty Flamingo. The top layer was also 4″ x 5 1/4″ using Whisper White. Using the wavy thinlit from the Swirly Scribbles Thinklits I put it in the middle of the paper.  I ran that through the Big Shot and ended up with three separate pieces. before adhering to the card I stamped Happy Day from the Perfectly Wrapped stamp set using Dapper Denim Ink on the right had side of the card. Then I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to put the outer pieces on the card while using the Fine Tip Glue to put the middle wavy section down onto the in-colored piece.

So, to recap how to assemble the card you adhere the in- color strips to one piece of Whisper White and using Stampin’ Dimenisonals to put that piece on the front of the card. Next, you cut out the next Whisper White piece with adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the outside two pieces and adhering the wavy section using the Fine Tip Glue to the in-color paper.

If you would like to have this stamp set and Thinlit dies for yourself or both of them in a bundle  just click on the icon below and it will take you to my store where you can shop.

When ordering please don’t say No Contact, otherwise I won’t be able to send you a Thank You note.

Till next time happy stamping!

Hugs,

Penny

Jars of Love

Good Morning!

Sorry I have been missing in action!  A lot has been going on in my life!  In fact I’m in Kansas City, MO, helping my daughter set up her classroom for the next school year which seems to be upon us already 🙂

Today’s card is another one from my Jars of Love class.

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I saw this example on Pinterest using Flirty Flamingo, Soft Sky, Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Blushing Bride, Early Espresso, Crushed Curry and Delightful Dijon ink colors.  I really had fun with this stamp set.  I enjoy the two step stamping of the larger flowers.

The larger flower was first stamped using Blushing Bride and then using Flirty Flamingo inks.  The next one was first stamped with Crushed Curry and then Delightful Dijon inks. They were cut out using the Jars of Love Framelits.  The smaller flowers were stamped in Soft Sky and Dapper Denim inks and cut out using the Jars of Love Framelits. The jar was stamped using Dapper Denim ink and then the inside was stamped using Soft Sky ink. The bow was stamped with Flirty Flamingo ink and cut out using the bow framelit.   Everything was stamped on Whisper White cardstock.

The top and bottom right corners of the Whisper White layer were rounded using the Project of LIfe corner rounder punch.

Once the jar was stamped and flowers were cut out I just placed them on the card without adhering them at first to see where I wanted to put the green leaves which were stamped using Emerald Envy ink. Once I got the leaves stamped on I started adhering the flowers using stampin dimensionals on some of them.

The “for you” was cut from the Mini Treat Bag framelits. It was cut out of Flirty Flamingo cardstock. The embossed layer used the new embossing folder Seaside and also used Flirty Flamingo cardstock.

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Here is another up closer view of the card.

Supplies used:

Stamps and dies: Jars of Love – 141490 (37 stamps);  Framelits – 141490; Bundle that includes both sets 142342; Mini Treat Bag Thinlits – 137547

Inks: Flirty Flamingo -141397; Emerald Envy – 141396; Dapper Denim – 141394; Blushing Bride – 131172; Soft Sky – 131181; Crushed Curry – 131173; Delightful Dijon – 138327; Early Espresso – 126974

Cardstock: Flirty Flamingo – 141416; Whisper White – 100730

Other supplies: Embossing Folder – Seaside – 141490; Project Life Corner Rounder punch – 135346; Snail – 104332; Stampin’ Dimensionals – 104430;  Fine Tip Glue – 138309

If you would like to place an order this month us this hostess code if it is less than $150.00.  If it is more than that you become the hostess.  August Code: RZUEV3W9

Hugs till next time!

Penny

 

 

 

 

Jars of Love

Happy Saturday!

Today I’m starting to share some of the cards we made in the Jars of Love class this month.  The first card I got the idea from Pinterest that was from one that  Emily Campbell posted.  I liked the way she used not only the Jars of Love stamp set but By the Sea DSP.

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The colors used were soft sky for the base of the card and then the next layer was the DSP paper.  The flowers were stamped using Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo inks.  The leaves were stamped using Emerald Envy ink.  The mason jar was stamped on Soft Sky cardstock using Dapper Denim ink and then cut out with the framelits that go with it.

Assembly of the card on top of the DSP paper you put the doily and then the mason jar is put on with dimensionals.  The flowers and leave stems are also cut out by using the framelit that goes with the stamp.  The stems are put on using fine tip glue, and the flowers are put on the stems and leaves using dimensionals.  The sentiment is stamped on a piece of Very Vanilla paper 1″x 4″using Flirty Flamingo ink. You cut the flag at one end.   It is then put on the card using dimensionals.

IMG_0817This is a close up of the flowers.  The light color is Blushing Bride and then the Flirty Flamingo is stamped over it.  This is a two step stamp set.

Supplies:

Stamps: Jar of Love – 141587;  Everyday  Jars Framelits  – 141490; or the bundle – 142342 which includes stamps and framelits

Inks:

Flirty Flamingo – 141397;  Blushing Bride – 131172;  Emerald Envy – 141396;

Paper:   Soft Sky – 131203;  By the Shore DSP – 141640; Very Vanilla – 101650;

Other accessories:  Sponge Daubers– 133773; Delicate White Doilies – 141701;  Stampin Dimensionals – 104430;

 

Hugs,

Penny

 

Swirly Bird card

Good Morning,

Today I’m sharing another card from catalog launch.  We used the Swirly Bird stamp set and the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits along with the Timeless Textures stamp set.  I saw this idea on Pinterest and added a tweak here and there.

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A stamp from Timeless Textures was used for the hair in Peekaboo Peach. The eyes were cut from Dapper Denim, the nose from Flirty Flamingo, the mouth from Sweet Sugar Plum.  We only used a part of that thinlit for the mouth.  The tie was done in Emerald Envy.

The base of the card was Sweet Sugar Plum and then the next layer was Whisper White.  I wanted to show how you could be serious or cute with this bundle! My card class was going to be more on the serious side.

I will start showing those cards we did in the Swirly Bird class next time.

Supplies:

Stamps: Swirly Bird – 141749; Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Dies – 141497;  or the Bundle 142353; Timeless Textures – 140517 – clear; 140514 – wood

Inks: Dapper Denim – 141394; Emerald Envy – 141396; Flirty Flamingo – 141397; Peekaboo Peach – 141398; Sweet Sugar Plum – 141395.

Paper:  Sweet Sugar Plum – 141418; Whisper White – 100730

Bonus Days going on till the end of the month!  Spend $50.00 and receive a coupon for $5.00 to spend next month.

 

I still have a few spots open for Saturday’s class using Jars of Love.  Let me know if you want to attend.

Hostess Code for July – ZDDP3QZ3

Till next time,

Hugs,

Penny

Balloon Celebration

Good Morning!  Another hot Monday is upon us in Katy!

 

I’m sharing another of the cards that was made at my new catalog launch open house.  This one was made using the Balloon Celebration Stamp set and the Balloon Bouquet punch.

 

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Balloons were punched of Silver glitter paper and Real Red cardstock.  The star was punched out of Dapper Denim cardstock using the Medium Star punch.  the balloon strings and bows were done using Memento Tuxcedo black ink.  The yellow stars were stamped using Crushed Curry ink.  Celebrate comes from the stamp set Celebrate Today using the Dapper Denim ink.  Everything was stamped on the Whisper White layer.  Project Life corner punch was used to round off the top right corner.

Here are the stamps used:

Balloon Celebration – 140675 – Photopolymer ;  Celebrate Today – 137138 – Photopolymer

Paper:

Dapper Denim – 141414;  Real Red – 102482;  Silver Glitter – 135314: Whisper White – 100730;  Basic Black – 121045

Inks:

Crushed Curry – 131173;  Dapper Denim – 141394;  Memento Tuxcedo Black – 132708

Other Supplies used:

Project Life Corner rounder punch – 135346;   Balloon Bouquet punch – 140609;  Snail Adhesive – 104332;  Stampin Dimensionals – 104430

Remember if you would like to order any of these products click on the Shop tab and it will take you to my shopping site.  Also the hostess code for this month is: ZDDP3QZ3. If you spend $150.00 or more than you be the hostess for the order.

Don’t forget that Bonus Days are still going on this month.  Be sure and take advantage of it for some surprises next month  🙂

Thanks for stopping by and until next time big HUGS!!

Penny