Friday, November 17, 2017

Life's Big Question

So, yesterday at the office apparently there was a run on birthdays.  Thankfully I had some cards to come to the rescue, but then I realized, I really need to increase my stock, so here's one I made to add to the others.

Do you love it when you can take a seasonal stamp and use it for something else altogether?  I sure do, so that's what I did here.  Mostly because I wanted to color this pretty dress again with my Stampin' Blends, but also so I could show you how easy it is to throw together two unrelated stamp sets and they work just like you hoped!


Recipe:
Whisper White Thick Cardstock - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper (DSP) - 5 1/4" x 4"  (plus a small package cut out from the back of the same sheet I used)
Whisper White - 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Early Espresso 3 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Whisper White - 3 3/4" x 1"
Early Espresso - 3 7/8" x 1 1/8"


Stamps:
Christmas in the Making
Five for All

Ink:  Tuxedo Black Memento
Stampin' Blends: Daffodil Delight (dark and Light), Bronze and Ivory


Add a Pearl over the holly leaves and berries, then cover the ornament with a small package cut out from Birthday Memories and you have yourself a Birthday Card!

Thank you for looking in today - Thank GOODNESS it's Friday!

~ Donna

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Reserve your Stamparatus 2 p.m. Mountain Time!

Set your alarms!  Mark your calendar!  Be ready to reserve your Stamparatus.  I know I am, my calendar is marked and an alarm will sound.  This is going to be the best invention, EVER!  I just wish we didn't have to wait until February to get it!

RESERVE NOW for the November 16-30, 2017 reservation window with delivery on or around February 1, 2018. The reservation window opens at 2:00 PM (MT) on November 16. While supplies last.



  • Customer Stamparatus Launch Q & A
  • If you have any questions, please ask and I'll do my best to find an answer for you.  You can always call Stampin' Up! directly and they can answer as well.  You will LOVE talking with them, they are always nice and locally based in Utah.

Click the Link above.

Below is a sample of what it will look like.  If you click on the picture, it will open in a new window and easier to see.



It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it!
Why do YOU need one? You’ll fall in love with stamping all over again when you learn everything you can do with it!
  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement

I need product details!
  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamp
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Retail Price–$49.00 USD/$65.00 CAD


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Santa Needs Help!

Looks like the clothesline is a little too high for Santa to reach, so he's trying to jump as high as he can to reach his suit.

This set, Santa's Suit, is just filled with fun.  It's like paper dolls all over again, except it's Santa!  Being Photopolymer, lining up the solid stamps to give the outline stamps color, is just so easy.  I can see I was off a little, but others were spot on.  A suggestion when you stamp these, stamp several of each outline (black) you plan to use and then that will give you some practice stamping the solid (red).  Even if it's off a bit, it still looks great!


Very Simple Recipe:
Real Red - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Whisper White - 5 1/4" x 4" (times two - inside and outside)
Whisper White for stamping Santa's and accessories.

Stamps - Santa's Suit
Ink - Memento Black and Real Red,Soft Suede (for clothespins)
Ivory Stampin' Blends for Skin


I popped up Santa with Stampin' Dimensionals so he looks more like jumping.  I was going to pop up the clothes with Stampin' Dimensionals as well, but then the clothespins would have been really hard to do

Don't forget to decorate the inside with some of your spare pieces!

Thank you for looking in today!  It's Hump Day!

~ Donna


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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

New Home Congrats!

This is a really hard card to re-create, but I have a feeling you can pull it off!  Okay, so it's not that hard.  Let's give it a go!


Recipe:
Chocolate Chip - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Crumb Cake - 5 1/4" x 4" (2 - one inside, one outside)

Stamps: Sweet Home and Labeler Alphabet
Ink:  Early Espresso

That's it!  Really, nothing more.  Except maybe a tip.  Before adding your words, use a ruler or straight edge of some kind and make a very light pencil mark.  When done and the ink is completely dry, gently erase the pencil mark.


Thank you for looking in today.  

~ Donna

Monday, November 13, 2017

Free Bling!

Do you love bling?  Of course you do, everyone does!  How about getting it for free, even better, right?
 
FREE BLING!!
 
Use the November Hostess Code
with an Online Order in my store and receive
a free package of Rhinestones from me!
 

Use my November Hostess Code:
YEGH6PTW
 

Place a minimum online order of $50.00 or more
(before tax and shipping)
for your free Rhinestone Basics from me! 
This offer is only available from me when you purchase from my online store. 
 
Your bling will be sent separately directly from me.  Orders must be placed before midnight Arizona time, November 30, 2017.
 
 
 
 
Thank you for being my customer!  I appreciate your business and enjoy hearing from you.
 

Donna

Stamparatus Love!




It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it!
Why do YOU need one? You’ll fall in love with stamping all over again when you learn everything you can do with it!
  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement
Watch this video and fall in love!   IF you are reading this in an email, the video may not show.  So be sure to go to my blog for full details.



I need product details!
  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamp
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Retail Price–$49.00 USD/$65.00 CAD
You are going to LOVE THIS!!

~ Donna

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