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

Cool Treats Card #2

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Such a cool breezy day here in Katy, TX.  It was in high 80’s yesterday and high is only going to be 72 today!  Crazy weather!!  At least this weather will hold out tomorrow and not rain on us when we drive to Shreveport, LA, for the On Stage Stampin Up gathering  🙂

Today’s card is on the bottom left.  Base uses Sweet Sugarplum cs which is 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″ Next layer is Vary Vanilla cut at 5 1/4″ x 4″ and then run through embossing folder Large Polka Dot using the Big Shot.

The bowl cut out in Crumb Cake cs, ice cream scoops are cut out using Very Vanilla cs, to have it be a French Vanilla flavor, the topping is in Chocolate Chip cs, while the cherry is cut from a scrap of Whisper White cs and then colored using Stampin Write markers Real Red and Pear Pizazz, while the spoon is cut from a scrap of silver foil.  They are all cut out the Frozen Treats Framelits Dies found in the Occasions catalog.   The toppings are adhered to the ice cream scoops before the scoops of ice cream are adhered to the bowl using Tombow glue except for one scoop which is adhered with Stampin Dimensionals.  The cherry and spoon are also glued on. You then glue the bowl to the4″ x 2 1/2″ Very Vanilla cs.  Using Sweet Sugarplum ink you stamp the sentiment from the Cool Treats Stamps.

To assemble the card you adhere the Very Vanilla piece onto the 4″ x 2 3/4″ piece of Sweet Sugarplum cs.  Then you tie a piece of Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon around the embossed Very Vanilla piece and then adhere it all to the base card using Tombow glue.

I hope you enjoy making this Yummy card!

I have a new monthly shopping code which is KDJMTVZQ for you use if you order up to $149.00  If you order $150 or more you will be the hostess and receive the Stampin Rewards.

It still isn’t to late to become a Paper Pumpkin subscriber and get Sara’s surprise kit!  You have till April 10th to get the April kit.

I would love to have you as a follower of the blog.  🙂

Till next time,

Hugs,

Penny

Supplies used:

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

Swirly BirdCard

Happy Friday!

Today’s card is one that I did in the Swirly Bird Class.  We used the Swirly Bird stamp set and the Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Dies.

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I saw this on Pinterest and just loved the color combinations.  This is a basic A2 card and the measurements are as follows:

Smoky Slate card base cut 8 1/2 x  5 1/2 scoring at 4 1/4.  Whisper White layer is 4 x 5 1/4, the  Sweet Sugarplum layer is 3 1/2 x 3 1/2, and the Smoky Slate paper from the Neutrals Designer paper pad is 3 1/4 x 3 1/4.

The big swirl in the middle was cut out using Basic Gray paper and one of the large Swirly Scribbles thinlits.  Then on a scrap of Whisper White we stamped the swirly flowers and leaves from Swirly Bird stamps and cut them out using the Swirly Scribbles thinlits. Inks that we used were Sweet Sugarplum, Daffodil Delight,Flirty Flamingo, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive. The sentiment was stamped using Thoughtful Banners with Rich Razzleberry ink and cut out using the Duet Banner Punch.  Pearls were added in the middle of each flower.  The sentiment and the diagonal striped piece of paper were adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

If you would like to order any of these products just click on the icon and it will take you directly to my Stampin’ Up store.  Please don’t sign as No Contact so I will be able to send you a thank you card.

Be sure and check back in a couple of days to see my schedule of classes coming up.

My team and myself are getting ready to do our first Vendor Craft fair on Nov. 26, at Katy Budget Books.  More information will follow closer to the date.

Will continue the rest of the Swirly Bird card class samples in days to follow.

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