Frosted Floral Suite: Sophisticated Holiday Card

Frosted Floral Suite

Happy day! I’m back with more shimmer from the new Frosted Floral Suite of products found in the Holiday 2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. I’m also sharing a beautiful, sophisticated holiday card with lots of savvy tips!

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The Frosted Floral Specialty Designer Series Paper was showcased yesterday (see it HERE if you missed it with the simple shimmer notecards).

Today, I’m highlighting the First Frost Bundle: First Frost Classic Rubber Stamps and the coordinating Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies. If you’re a savvy shopper like me, getting 10% off just for bundling them puts a big smile on your face!

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If you want to see the entire FROSTED FLORAL SUITE, check it out HERE.

Sophisticated Holiday Card

Not your typical red and green, today’s holiday card is perfect if you like a more “sophisticated” winter-style. See that ribbon? It’s the new Merry Merlot and Copper Reversible Ribbon and it is SCRUMMY! It ties beautifully and isn’t too bulky- no postal problems!

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Know what takes a card from average to extra-ordinary? LAYERS!

It’s the multi-dimensional effect of embellishments that create a stand-out project. But here’s the thing: break it down and it’s really very simple!

This is a perfect example of the final result being more than the sum of it’s parts!

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SAVVY TIP

The Corrugated Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder has fast become a favorite for it’s versatility. Plus, the dimension you get from it is amazing.

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But with that comes a common problem: cracked cardstock. The embossing folder puts so much pressure on the paper, it tends to crack – which is not a good look!

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SOLUTION: Place a sheet of parchment or wax paper (vellum also works, but is more costly) on the top of your cardstock. It will absorb some of the pressure, leaving your cardstock looking lovely!

{If both sides of your embossing will be seen, cover both the top and bottom. The liner can be used many times before it needs replacing.}

Note: Lightly spritzing your paper with water before embossing is another method that prevents cracking, but for this folder, I found the parchment paper to produce better results.

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For a different look, put your paper in at an angle!

SAVVY TIP: The embossing may twist your paper out of square a bit, so cut it a little longer than you need. After embossing, cut the top and bottom and regain your right angles. I also recommend a strong adhesive, like Tear & Tape or the retired Fast Fuse to hold it firmly in place.

More Inspiration Coming!

Have I sold you on this suite yet? While it can certainly be described as G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S., it’s also versatile and I’m not yet done proving it!

Would you be surprised if I told you I created a masculine birthday card with it? Yep! And I’ve got another DIY wreath card coming up, too -so I hope to see you then!

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Thanks for visiting! Paper hugs, tammy 🙂

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Frosted Floral DSP: Simple cards that shimmer!

Simple Cards that Shimmer!

Hello and thanks for visiting! You are going to love today’s card project for it’s simplicity and shimmery beauty! You’ve heard me say how much I love Designer Series Paper for doing the creative “work” for us… and today’s Frosted Floral DSP ( a Specialty Designer Series Paper) proves it true, once again. 

Before we get to the project, I’ve got good news and (for some of you) bad news!

The good news: the CLEARANCE RACK was just updated with tons of new retired items! If you missed out on goodies from last year’s catalog or just want to grab some outstanding deals up to 60% off, check it out HERE. And if you want to be an extra-savvy shopper, use your Bonus Day Coupons, too! wooHOO

The bad news: the following items from the Holiday Catalog have already completely sold out, plus some! Stampin’ Up! has announced that after 10:00 am MT tomorrow (Wed/Sept 19, 2018), they will be unavailable to order until stock has been replenished, which is estimated to be about a month, possibly more.

While these items are currently on back-order, orders placed before the deadline guarantee you’ll be first in line when the new shipments arrive. So if these are on your wish list, close out your order TODAY (or be prepared for a possible long wait). You can click the links to add them to your order.

Whew! Now to today’s project….

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Frosted Floral DSP

This paper is G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S. So much so, it sold out before it even became available to customers (no worries, it’s back in stock now). Yep, Demonstrators like myself gobbled it up like a Thanksgiving turkey. Every last bit! It’s been said that it’s the best Designer Series Paper Stampin’ Up! has ever made. WOW! 

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It’s hard to describe, but this is shimmer paper. Not just in select spots (like the pearlized areas on the Share What You Love DSP), but the entire thing. Every page- both front and back! It even feels different than anything we’ve had before, softly textured, shimmery and scrummy! 

The 12″ x 12″ size and medium-weight is perfect for tons of cards or 3-D projects. You get 12 sheets to a package: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs. The 12 different patterns include a mix of large, medium and small, all designed to coordinate – like you see in today’s cards. And best yet, it’s perfect for year ’round use!

It features a whopping 13 colors (which makes it ultra-versatile!): Blackberry Bliss, Blushing Bride, Gray Granite, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pear Pizzazz, Pineapple Punch, Powder Pink, Soft Sea Foam, Soft Suede and Tranquil Tide.

While not shown today, there’s also a coordinating Frosted Floral 24-sheet Cardstock Pack with 8 sheets each of Blackberry Bliss, Gray Granite and Tranquil Tide.

Here’s another example of the same design with a different pattern from the Frosted Floral DSP.

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Project Tutorial

Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes are used for the base (quick and easy), Frosted Floral DSP for the background and accents, a scrap of Soft Sea Foam Cardstock (from the Subtles Color Collection) for the sentiment piece that’s trimmed with the Triple Banner Punch and (first project) a piece of the Tea Room Ribbon Combo Pack in Very Vanilla/Copper and (second project) a piece of Whisper White Baker’s Twine.

The sentiment and sprig of Whisper White berries are created with the First Frost Bundle that includes the First Frost Classic Rubber Stamp Set and coordinating Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies. These are all part of the Frosted Floral Suite of products seen HERE or on page 36-37 of the Holiday 2018 Catalog.

Need a different sentiment? Switch it up. The design works for so many occasions!

So what do YOU think of the new Frosted Floral DSP? If I haven’t quite convinced you yet, there’s more projects coming to tempt you, including a video if all goes to plan.

I’m also considering the Suite for my October Rewards Kit, so feel free to share your thoughts. You know I LOVE hearing from you.

Paper hugs, tammy 🙂

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More Pop of Petals Card Ideas: Christmas in September!

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Happy Saturday! I decided to share this Christmas/Holiday card today to round out our week of Pop of Petals card ideas… some for every season!

If you missed Wednesday’s video tutorial on this bundle -including three bright summery cards, see them HERE. Yesterday’s fall card with savvy tips is HERE.

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, a video must be worth 10k, right? Well, I thought seeing the wreath come to life (in both today’s and yesterday’s cards) might be helpful for visual learners like me. Plus, you get the added bonus of step-by-step instructions (with a few savvy tips along the way) on making this card!

NOTE: I call the stamp PADS stamp sets several times- brain blurb! Don’t ask me what I was thinking! Please just laugh. AND I totally forgot to include the punched leaves on the flower (yesterday’s post HERE has the how-to). They are in the picture above though! I realized it after I’d edited, saved, and uploaded the video- so there was no going back to fix it! One of those days… enjoy!

Easy-Fix for Stamping Mistakes

Possibly TMI: I burbled the last stamp on this card, mostly because I had an idea to add the little berry stamp after I finished the card. (I’m the one who laughs at a joke 10 minutes after it’s told, so yeah this happens with me a lot).

Let me just say stamping on cardstock already adhered with Dimensionals is not a good idea. Which I knew, but, hey I’m a pro- I can pull this off. NOT!

So I was left with a red mark in the middle of all that white space inside the wreath after the card was completely done- argh! Anyone relate???

Well, I wasn’t about to start over, and erasing red ink on white cardstock is near impossible, soooo out came my matching Stampin’ Write Marker and I just added a little doodling to the stamp. If you can’t erase a mistake, camouflage it!

Can you find it???

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MORAL of this tale: Stampin’ Write Marker’s are invaluable for fixing boo-boo’s! I couldn’t live without mine and highly, highly recommend having them on hand just in case you dare to live on the wild side like me. lol

Thanks for visiting and putting up with my quirks. I’m soooo very thankful God gave us the ability to laugh at ourselves… feel free to laugh with me! Have a wonderful creative weekend!

xxx tammy 🙂 

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Pop of Petals Bundle: Easy Fall Wreath in Regal Colors

POP OF PETALS Bundle
Easy Fall Wreath Card

Happy Friday! The fun continues with the Pop of Petals Bundle and today’s easy wreath card. The stamp set and punch make for such quick and lovely multi-season projects!

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Let’s move from the bright summery colors on Wednesday’s cards to the more regal colors of fall/autumn. Just in time for next week’s official change of season.

If you missed Wednesday’s projects and video tutorial on this bundle, I encourage you to check it out HERE. Lots of tips and inspiration you won’t want to miss!

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Project Tutorial

Creating the wreath is really easy! Just repeatedly stamp with the 3-leaf stamp from the Pop of Petals stamp set to form a circle, layering the colors over each other. I like to start with the lightest ink, then move to a medium, then lastly a darker ink, filling in areas as you go. Vary the position each round so some leaves go to the inside, some go to the outside. If it gets wonky, just add more layers to compensate! Ask me how I know this. lol

  • Wreath: 
    • Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive and Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin Pads on 3-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ Whisper White Cardstock .
    • Cajun Craze Cardstock layer 3-7/8″ x 3-7/8″.
    • Leaves are Mossy Meadow Cardstock, punched once and cut in half (see Savvy Tip below).
  • Flowers:
    • Stamp flower once on Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie colors of REGALS 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper and punch, then punch a second time (unstamped); layer stamped image over the punched one. See Savvy Tip below for how to do the centers.
  • Sentiment:
    • From the NEW Country Home stamp set in the Holiday 2018 Catalog
    • See these other Country Home Cards HERE and HERE
    • Stamp with Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad on Crumb Cake Cardstock (both from the Neutrals Color Collection)
    • Linen Thread, Galvanized Button colored with Bronze Stampin’ Blends Marker (optional, but fun!)
    • Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • A2 Card Base:
    • Crushed Curry Cardstock
    • Flower trio stamped with Crushed Curry Classic Stampin’ Pad
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Savvy Tips

Flowers are quick and simple to make with Designer Series Paper and the Pop of Petals Bundle! (see tutorial above)

Create a custom center by stamping a flower in coordinating ink on Whisper White Cardstock and punch center with 1/2″ Circle Punch. Such an easy and custom touch!

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Leaves are easy, too with the Four Petal Flower Punch!

Punch cardstock and cut apart: easy-peasy!
A few of the “flower” stamps also do double-duty as leaves.

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COLOR COLLECTIONS

DESIGN COORDINATION is the #1 reason to shop Stampin’ Up! It’s not just a bunch of products, but a well-designed SYSTEM… take advantage of it!

All your favorite products are color-matched, so creating projects that look incredible are EASY! The ink matches the Cardstock that matches the Designer Series Paper that matches the ribbon that matches the embellishments, etc, etc.

Here’s three products from today’s project that’ll be the cornerstone of your fall and winter projects. Try them- you’ll be so glad you did!

I hope you enjoyed today’s fall Pop of Petals Bundle project. I’ve got one more coming in a Christmas holiday card.

There’s still time to sign up for my Stampin’ Savvy Newsletter and get a FREE Project Tutorial of another surprise holiday card using this bundle (not the one mentioned above!). I’m working on it now and hope to get it to you next week, along with crafty tips and a little personal chat! 

Hope you enjoy this last weekend of summer! 

xxx tammy 🙂

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Pop of Petals Bundle With 3 Projects, Designs & Tips

POP of PETALS

Hi there! Today’s all about the Pop of Petals Bundle and the power of three. I’ve got 3 cards for you with 3 color combinations, 3 design techniques plus, a savvy tip on how to align your stamps for easy-peasy punching. Every. Single. Time. 

It’s all wrapped up in a video tutorial with a bonus opportunity at the end! Enjoy….

If you’re unable to view the video on your device, find the link HERE.

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Bundles are a great way to express your creativity and save money!
Get 10% off just for buying the two items together- wooHOO!

Card #1

Following are close-ups of each card with Color Ink-spiration you can PIN and save!

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The sentiment on the above card is from the DETAILED WITH LOVE stamp set and die-cut with the Layering Ovals Framelits Die. That scrummy ribbon is the Mini-Striped Ribbon in Bermuda Bay (also available in Poppy Parade and Gorgeous Grape). All cards are embellished with the Pearl Basic Jewels.stampin up color ink-spiration, poppy parade, granny apple green, bermuda bay, stampin up color ideas, stampin up, stampin savvy, tammy beard

Card #2

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The ACCENTED BLOOMS stamp set is where you’ll find the above sentiment, punched with the Tailored Tag Punch and embellished with the Textured Weave Ribbon in Granny Apple Green.

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CARD #3

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One of my top favorite stamp sets ENJOY LIFE includes the above sentiment.

SAVVY TIP

Mark the five flower and one butterfly stamps with a Sharpie Marker where they line up with the punch. The tips I give in the video make this super-easy! Once done, your stamped images will be quick and easy to align in the punch every time. Absolutely zero fiddling with trying to figure out which petal goes where. You’re welcome! 🙂

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I hope you found today’s projects and tips for the Pop of Petals Bundle helpful. It really is so much fun to play and create with. More ideas follow in the next post!

As mentioned in the video, if you’d like more savvy tips or you’re interested in a Holiday Card version with a free downloadable Project Tutorial, sign up for my Stampin’ Savvy Newsletter. It’ll be in the next issue coming soon!

xxx tammy 🙂

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Spirited Snowmen: It’s 93° and Snowing!

Spirited Snowmen

Happy Friday! Did you know it can snow when it’s 93°? Yep! Well, at least in my craft studio. Yours, too if you want!

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Introducing the Spirited Snowmen… one of Stampin’ Up!’s newest stamp sets from the Holiday 2018 Catalog. Aren’t they cute?!

They’re part of an 8-piece classic red rubber stamp set just waiting to be played with.

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Festive Farmhouse DSP

Add the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper for quick, colorful backgrounds. It features the colors Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow, Gray Granite, Basic Black, Very Vanilla and Whisper White.

See the entire Festive Farmhouse Suite of products on page 12-13 of the Holiday 2018 Catalog or in the Stampin’ Up! store HERE.

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Did you see the six new Stampin’ Blends markers in the Holiday Catalog? YAY!

  1. Real Red
  2. Shaded Spruce
  3. Blackberry Bliss
  4. Cajun Craze
  5. Mango Melody
  6. Basic Black 

They make for fun and easy coloring that’s a perfect match to the other Stampin’ Up! products on your projects. Product coordination is where Stampin’ Up! soars above all others!

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PROJECT DETAILS

  • Stamp the snowmen from the Spirited Snowmen set on 4″ x 2-3/4″ Whisper White Cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Color with the Stampin’ Blends markers (Smoky Slate combo, Pumpkin Pie combo, Old Olive combo, Cherry Cobbler combo, Light Pool Party, Bronze)
  • Brush Wink of Stella Shimmer on the hats, scarves and boots
  • Round the corners with the Detailed Trio Punch
  • Emboss with the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder in the Big Shot machine
  • Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals over the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper onto a Whisper White Note Card
  • Stamp the sentiment with Versamark Ink on Cherry Cobbler Cardstock, sprinkle with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and melt with the Heat Tool.
  • Trim ends with the Triple Banner Punch. 
  • Notice the addition of the ice skates on the right snowman? Don’t be afraid to doodle with a Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker

Thanks for visiting! Hope you enjoyed today’s Spirited Snowmen note card. Will you be making snow at your house? At least they won’t melt- no matter the weather!

Happy Stampin’!

xxx tammy 🙂

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The NEW Fall-Winter Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog is LIVE!

The new 2018 Fall-Winter Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog is LIVE! wooHOO

Let the holiday planning begin for the cards and gifts your friends and family will be oooh-ing and aaaah-ing over in the next few months!

There’s sooo many wonderful new goodies and such fabulous inspiration to be found in the new Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog! Where to start???

You know I’m a huge fan of Designer Series Paper. It’s color and pattern-coordinated, making beautiful projects quick and easy-peasy to create. Tailor-made for holiday crafts!

So to start things off, check out these new papers for the autumn and winter seasons…

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The last round of my personal ‘Thank You’ gifts went in the mail yesterday for everyone who shopped with me in late August. If that’s you, be on the lookout for HAPPY MAIL at the end of the week! Enjoy 🙂

If you’re new to Stampin’ Savvy, I’d love to spoil you, too! Every order is important and gets a handmade gift from me. Use my Rewards Code and I include product gifts, too. New customers also get a free copy of the Annual and Holiday Catalogs. And just maybe a surprise or two…

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  • Orders $150+: No Code necessary to earn gifts from Tammy AND rewards from Stampin’ Up!
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  • FREE Special Edition ‘DASHING ALONG’ Designer Series Paper with any $250+ order (before tax & shipping)  September 1 – 30, 2018. This is a bonus item that will be automatically added to your order in addition to Stampin’ Rewards!

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  • Redeem BONUS DAY Coupons earned in August NOW – Sept. 30th!
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  • Have Bonus Day Coupon Questions? See FAQ HERE
  • Ready to Redeem your Coupons? Find instructions HERE

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More Country Lane Suite Cards: A Cute Little 3 x 3

More Country Lane Suite Cards

Happy Tuesday! I’ve got a little bonus project for you today featuring more Country Lane Suite cards. If you saw last week’s video sneak peek of this suite, you may recognize it.

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This cute mini-card is ideal to attach to a gift when a large greeting card isn’t necessary. Or change up the sentiment and it’s a thank you card. Or a sweet note card for a friend. You pick! The Country Home stamp set is that versatile!

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And you can get it TOMORROW… wooHOO! The Holiday Catalog Release is finally here! Just in time to start planning your holiday projects for friends and family. And redeem those Bonus Day coupons!

Here’s more Country Lane projects to check out:

  • Yesterday’s ‘Grateful’ Card HERE
  • Last Friday’s Rustic Country ‘Thanks’ Card HERE
  • Last Wednesday’s Sneak Peek Video and ‘Happy Harvest’ card HERE

Want more 3″ x 3″ card ideas?

  • See these Multi-Occasion Cards HERE
  • Or these Thanks Cards in a Pizza Box HERE

Thanks for joining me… I appreciate your visit and would love to hear from you if you have questions or comments. Happy creative day!

xxx tammy 🙂

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  • Orders $150+: No Code necessary to earn gifts from Tammy AND rewards from Stampin’ Up!
  • Find more details on earning Rewards HERE

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  • FREE Special Edition ‘DASHING ALONG’ Designer Series Paper with any $250+ order (before tax & shipping)  September 1 – 30, 2018. This is a bonus item that will be automatically added to your order in addition to Stampin’ Rewards!

Country Lane DSP: Quick & Bold Autumn Card

Country Lane DSP

Happy September! Hope you’re enjoying a safe and relaxing Labor Day holiday.

After last Wednesday’s video (introducing the Country Lane Suite) I decided to follow through with my own suggestion and make the card below, featuring the Country Lane DSP (Designer Series Paper). 

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I did opt to bring in the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies and Layering Circles Framelits Dies instead of doing the banner I spoke about (now you’ve got two ideas).

The Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies are my top favorite dies and the ones I recommend when asked what to start with. You get 4 layering dies for each of the three shapes: circles, ovals and squares – 12 total. It’s an extremely versatile set that I use more than anything else. They’re like that favorite pair of jeans in your closet: a staple! 

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After that, add the Layering Circles, Layering Ovals and Layering Squares Framelits Dies as you’re able. They each coordinate in size with the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies and have both scalloped and regular edges- giving you even more options!

  • Check out the following posts for more ways to use these dies…

 2 days to the Holiday Catalog Release!!!

Who else is getting excited for the new Holiday Catalog release on Wednesday? The Country Lane Suite -including the above Country Lane DSP, Country Home stamps and embellishments can finally be yours, too!

  • Want more Country Lane card ideas?
    • See last Friday’s project HERE
    • See last Wednesday’s video and project HERE

Thanks for visiting! Hope you have a wonderful creative day!

Happy Stampin’!
xxx tammy 🙂

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  • Orders up to $149.99: Copy and paste the Rewards Code into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin’ Up! Shopping Bag for free gifts!
  • Orders $150+: No Code necessary to earn gifts from Tammy AND rewards from Stampin’ Up!
  • Find more details on earning Rewards HERE

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  • FREE Special Edition ‘DASHING ALONG’ Designer Series Paper with any $250+ order (before tax & shipping)  September 1 – 30, 2018. This is a bonus item that will be automatically added to your order in addition to Stampin’ Rewards!

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  • Redeem BONUS DAY Coupons earned in August NOW – Sept. 30th!
  • SHOP HERE
  • Have Bonus Day Coupon Questions? See FAQ HERE
  • Ready to Redeem your Coupons? Find instructions HERE

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Color Your Season: Last Chance Limited Edition Items!

Color Your Season- LAST CHANCE!

Today’s the last day to get the Limited Edition COLOR YOUR SEASON items, so I’ve got one last project to tempt you. Reminder that it’s also the last day to earn Bonus Day Coupons for savings next month!

The new Country Home stamp set creates today’s charming country card, reminiscent of a window box full of foliage outside a rustic cabin… complete with yellow curtains! Can you picture it???

Wednesday’s post included a video with tips and project ideas showcasing the entire Country Lane Suite (which includes the Country Home stamps); if you missed it check it out HERE.

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Project Details

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock A2 card base
  • The large Stitched Seasons Framelits Die was used to create the shadow profile on the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper, with the (Crushed Curry) Country Lane Designer Series Paper peeking from behind the main (flower) panel.
  • The flowers were stamped on Crumb Cake Cardstock with an Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad, then colored with the Limited Edition Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2 and blended with a Blender Pen. The bright white on the cotton was from a Uniball Signo White Gel Pen. For a lighter white, use the white watercolor pencil from the Watercolor Pencils pack in the Annual Catalog. It was die-cut on the Big Shot machine with the medium size Stitched Seasons Framelits Die.
  • The trim is Nature’s Twine in Crumb Cake, separated and then adhered to the card. The bow was tied separately and attached with a Glue Dot.
  • The window box was die cut from the Wood Textures DSP with the medium Stitched Season Framelits Die and cut in half (horizontally) on the Stampin’ Trimmer. I applied Early Espresso Ink on all the edges with a Sponge Dauber and then adhered them back in place next to each other; it gives the illusion of planks of wood! (Note: In the photo you’ll see it looks like three boards form the box. The bottom line and nails were part of the Designer Paper pattern; adjust your cuts to the desired end effect.)
  • The THANKS sentiment and tag were stamped on Crumb Cake Cardstock with an Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad, cut by hand and adhered with two Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. There’s several sentiments in the Country Home stamp set that fit this tag, so you can pick and choose according to the occasion!

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SAVVY TIP

Dimensional glossy accents are easy with the Fine-Tip Glue Pen! Puddle the area with glue, then set aside to dry. Want more dimension? Repeat! Easy-peasy

Storage Tip:  The tip is very narrow and the glue dries quickly, so cap immediately after using. Make sure the wire insert in the lid is inside the tip and store upside down. No clogs!

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AUGUST Specials end today!

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The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

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For more BONUS DAYS details with Savvy Tips, see HERE

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY 2018 CATALOG

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 and awesome products!  My customers should already have received their copy in the mail- enjoy!

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) FREE with your thank you gift! Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

DOWNLOAD a PDF of the Annual Catalog HERE

More to check out


  • August REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  >Paste into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag for orders now – TODAY! 
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Like today’s charming country project??? I’d love to hear from you!

Grab those Color Your Season items TODAY if you like them! Just make sure to close out your order by 11:59 pm MST… and don’t forget you earn Bonus Day Coupons for every $50 you spend!

Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend! Hope it includes a little crafty play time…

Happy Stampin’!
xxx tammy 🙂

*** Product List for today’s Color Your Season Project ***
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{Holiday Catalog items will be available
Sept. 5, 2018 – Jan. 2, 2019}

 

Country Lane Suite Sneak Peek with Tips & Ideas

New COUNTRY LANE Suite

Do you love the country farmhouse look? Was Fixer-Upper a fave show? Do you love all things Magnolia?

If you know what I’m talkin’ about, then you’re gonna want the new suite of products I’ve got to show you on today’s video!

With Stampin’ Up!’s new COUNTRY LANE Suite you’ll be able to bring rustic country charm to your paper-crafting projects! See for yourself…

The new Country Lane Suite includes:

  • COUNTRY HOME Stamp Set 14-pc Photopolymer  
  • COUNTRY LANE Designer Series Paper– 12 double-sided 12″ x 12″ sheets featuring colors: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Mint Macaron, Old Olive and Whisper White
  • Braided Linen Trim– 3/16″ wide rustic ribbon that can be used as-is for a rustic touch or unbraided for a frayed look
  • Chicken Wire Elements– 3-3/4″ x 5-3/8″ foil sheets (6) for fun accents & backgrounds; double-sided with metallic foil on one side, Whisper White on the other
  • Galvanized Metallic Paper– looks just like galvanized metal; double-sided! Perfect paired with the…
  • Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder– classic tin tile designs reminiscent of old farmhouses found in a 6″ x 6″ embossing folder
  • Galvanized Clips– simple metal clips with ribbon hole for fun accents; 24/pkg
  • Stampin’ Blends Markers in NEW colors Blackberry Bliss & Cajun Craze (new Mango Melody also coordinates, along with current colors Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Crumb Cake and Smoky Slate)
  • Cardstock: There’s not a coordinating cardstock pack for the Designer Series Paper, so my recommendation is the REGALS Collection Sampler Pack (where you”ll find 4 of the 6 colors, with the extra’s likely to be used for Christmas and winter holiday cards)
  • Find these products on pages 42-43 of the new Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog

Project Details

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  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock A2 Card Base and 4″ x 5-1/4″ layer, embossed with the TIN TILE Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, torn at edges with hints of White Frost Shimmer Paint (another new product coming in the Holiday Catalog)
  • Country Lane DSP die-cut with 2nd largest Stitched Shapes Framelits Die
  • Chicken Wire Elements accent
  • Milk Can & flower arrangement stamped with Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad and colored with Cajun Craze, Blackberry Bliss, Old Olive, Crumb Cake and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends markers.
    • Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter used to create highlights.
    • Wink of Stella Shimmer brushed on both
    • Fussy Cut and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Nature’s Twine was frayed and adhered behind flowers
  • Sentiment stamped with Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad on Whisper White Cardstock, with Triple Banner Punch used on ends

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AUGUST Specials end Friday/31st!

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The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

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For more BONUS DAYS details with Savvy Tips, see HERE

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY 2018 CATALOG

2018 stampin up holiday catalog cover stampin savvyThe NEW Fall-Winter Holiday 2018 Catalogs are here! They’re filled with oodles and oodles of project ideas and inspiration
 and awesome products!  My customers should already have received their copy in the mail- enjoy!

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) FREE with your thank you gift! Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

DOWNLOAD a PDF of the Annual Catalog HERE

More to check out


  • August REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  >Paste into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag for orders now – Aug. 31st, 2018.
    $50+ orders will include new catalogs, product gifts and a handmade card as my thanks!
  • Clearance Rack $avings up to 70% off 
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
  • SHOP HERE
Happy Stampin’!
xxx tammy 🙂

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Gift Card Presentation: Embossed Kraft Pillow Box

Gift Card Presentation

Who else loves the ease of gift cards, but, feels they can be a little, well… impersonal to give?

If you’re like me, then putting your creative juices to work on the gift card presentation will solve this dilemma and put a big smile on everyone’s face!

If you don’t struggle with this (yay, you!) then just enjoy a fun project idea!

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All it takes to produce a gift that makes your giftee feel special is a few supplies and a little creative play. And about 15 minutes- just between me and you.

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Project Details
  • The Kraft Pillow Boxes are a must-have for quick gifts! You get 10/package so plenty to keep on hand
  • Step them up by embossing with the new CORRUGATED Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (coming Sept. 5th in the Fall/Winter Holiday Catalog). One roll through the Big Shot machine is all it takes
  • Those gorgeous flowers are from the Limited Edition BLENDED SEASONS set {only available until Aug. 31st} 
  • They’re stamped on Whisper White Cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink 
  • They’re colored with Stampin’ Blend Markers in Granny Apple Green (combo) and NEW colors Blackberry Bliss (combo) and Mango Melody (combo) – both coming Sept. 5th.; then fussy cut.
  • A great coloring alternative is the Watercolor Pencils! Assortment #2 is only available until August 31st!
  • That sweet sentiment is from the new COUNTRY HOME stamp set coming Sept. 5th.
  • It’s been die-cut with the Limited Edition Stitched Seasons Framelits Dies (that coordinates with the Blended Seasons stamps) only available until Aug. 31st!
    • SAVE 10% on the Bundle (Stamps and Framelits Dies)
      Tick-tock! These Limited Edition items disappear after Aug. 31st
  • That lovely ribbon is Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon
  • Full Supply List with shopping links are at the end of the post
FESTIVE FRiDAY CHALLENGE

This is my entry for the latest Festive Friday Challenge celebrating International Dot Day on Sept. 15th. Who knew there’s actually a day to celebrate dots? I didn’t! You can also select embossing as a design element- I went for both! 

It’s fun to play along (and earn points for prizes), so join us by submitting an entry or check out the wonderful projects by clicking the above link or image below.

Festive Friday Challenge

AUGUST Specials-last few days!

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The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

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For more BONUS DAYS details with Savvy Tips, see HERE

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY 2018 CATALOG

2018 stampin up holiday catalog cover stampin savvyThe NEW Fall-Winter Holiday 2018 Catalogs are here! They’re filled with oodles and oodles of project ideas and inspiration
 and awesome products!  My customers should already have received their copy in the mail- enjoy!

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) FREE with your thank you gift! Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

DOWNLOAD a PDF of the Annual Catalog HERE

More to check out


  • August REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  >Paste into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag for orders now – Aug. 31st, 2018.
    $50+ orders will include new catalogs, product gifts and a handmade card as my thanks!
  • Clearance Rack $avings up to 70% off 
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
  • JUST ADDED: August Paper Pumpkin Stamp Case Insert
  •  SHOP HERE

I hope you enjoyed today’s gift card presentation project. It merges the practicality of gift cards with your creative talent to produce something special and personal. And isn’t that what paper-crafting is all about? I’d love to hear your thoughts…

Happy Stampin’!
xxx tammy 🙂

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Rooted In Nature Cards: Masking Technique Part 2

Rooted In Nature Cards:
Masking Technique Part 2

Thanks for visiting! Today’s Rooted In Nature Cards are a continuation of Wednesday’s post with a simple masking technique using something likely found in your junk drawer: Post-It Notes. If you missed that post, I encourage you to check it out HERE.

Time to move from Wednesday’s summery Tropical Chic cards into a distinctly fall feel… at least in our craft areas! Included are the two simple one-layer cards seen in the Video Tutorial, PLUS two more bonus cards!

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Are you just lovin’ that sentiment? It’s found in the new COUNTRY HOME Stamp Set coming in the Fall/Winter Holiday Catalog that releases Sept. 5th, 2018.  If you like the country farmhouse look, you’ll adore this suite of products; watch for a sneak peek coming next week.

This color combination is definitely “rooted” in autumn colors- the perfect match to the ROOTED IN NATURE stamps.

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In the Video Tutorial, I die-cut a circle from a Post-It Note (used in the top card) and mentioned keeping the leftover piece for another project: it was used to create the BONUS card below.

Notice the ‘BE STRONG–BE HAPPY–BE YOU’ sentiment (from the ROOTED IN NATURE stamp set) stamped all over the card? A few snips with my scissors separated what was one stamp into three. See this post for how-and-why tips on getting more versatility from your stamps. (NOTE: If you don’t want to cut your stamp, use the Post-It Notes to mask the area you don’t want).

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See that amazing texture on the Mossy Meadow Cardstock above? That’s the new CORRUGATED Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder coming Sept. 5th! It easily creates dimension on your projects like you wouldn’t believe!

Rooted In Nature Cards – #3 & 4

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Notice that tool in the photo? That’s the new TAKE YOUR PICK Tool also coming in the Fall/Winter Holiday Catalog… and you are gonna want it! It’s a multi-tool just for crafters: 4 functions in one!stampin up color ink-spiration, blackberry bliss, cajun craze, mint macaron, stampin savvy, tammy beard

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AUGUST SPECIALS

LAST DAYS to take advantage of these specials!

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During the month of August every $50 in product you purchase earns you a $5 coupon redeemable in September (with no minimum purchase required). Redeem it for anything* in the catalog
 including the NEW Fall-Winter Catalog coming Sept 5th!  No limit, so stack ’em up!

SAVVY TIPS

  • Make sure your product subtotal (BEFORE tax and shipping) meets the $50 incremental threshold. 
    Example: $99.99 in products only earns you 1 coupon. $100 earns you 2
  • Get triple benefits for orders $150+ (it pays to save up & place one large order!)
    1. Earn $15+ in coupons (that’s 10% savings)
    2. Earn 10% in Stampin’ Rewards (includes access to Host Sets; redeemable immediately) – you’re now at 20% savings
    3. Earn Free Product Samples and handmade projects from me! (no code required)
  • Get double benefits for orders <$150
    1. Earn $5 coupon for every $50 in products purchased
    2. Use my exclusive Rewards Code for FREE Product Samples & handmade projects from me!
      JFM4QYJ7  >Copy & Paste into HOST CODE Box in Shopping Bag
  • After each order, you’ll receive an email from Stampin’ Up! with a coupon code- MAKE SURE TO KEEP THAT EMAIL SAFE! You’ll need the coupon codes to redeem for credit in September and you’re the only that has them (SU! doesn’t keep them, nor are Demonstrator’s given copies, so it’s REALLY IMPORTANT you don’t delete them. There’s no way to recover them if they’re lost!)
  • *Redeemable for anything in the catalog(s) except PrePaid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions and the Starter Kit.

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The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY 2018 CATALOG

2018 stampin up holiday catalog cover stampin savvyThe NEW Fall-Winter Holiday 2018 Catalogs are here! They’re filled with oodles and oodles of project ideas and inspiration
 and awesome products!  My customers should already have received their copy in the mail- enjoy!

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) FREE with your thank you gift! Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

DOWNLOAD a PDF of the Annual Catalog HERE

More to check out


  • August REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  >Paste into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag for orders now – Aug. 31st, 2018.
    $50+ orders will include new catalogs, product gifts and a handmade card as my thanks!
  • Clearance Rack $avings up to 70% off 
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
  •  SHOP HERE
Happy Stampin’! xxx tammy 🙂

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{Reminder: The Country Home stamps, Take Your Pick Tool and Corrugated D-TIEF will be available to customers on Sept. 5, 2018}

 

tRoPiCaL cHiC Stampin Up Cards with Simple Masking Technique

tRoPiCaL cHiC Stampin Up Cards

Happy day, stampin’ friends! Are you ready for some ink-spiration today? Grab some Post-It Notes out of your junk drawer and watch today’s Video Tutorial for a simple masking technique that’s easy, fun and super-versatile! Plus, find FIVE new color combinations in today’s Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards! 

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Masking Technique Video Tutorial

FYI- Today’s video also features cards made with the Rooted In Nature Stamp set. Those will be featured in Friday’s blog post (with a couple more BONUS cards) to keep today’s post from being ginormous!

Enjoy the sneak peek of a new (already favorite) stamp set coming Sept. 5th in the Holiday Catalog ! Watch for a new video coming next week showcasing the entire suite!

Enjoy…

Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards- #1

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Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards- #2

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Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards- #3

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Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards- #4

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Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards- #5

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Whew! So which is your favorite??? I have to say the one I did in the video has grown on me and now tops the list! Don’t be afraid to play around and try something new… maybe it’ll become your new fave! 🙂

AUGUST SPECIALS

LAST DAYS to take advantage of these specials!

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During the month of August every $50 in product you purchase earns you a $5 coupon redeemable in September (with no minimum purchase required). Redeem it for anything* in the catalog
 including the NEW Fall-Winter Catalog coming Sept 5th!  No limit, so stack ’em up!

SAVVY TIPS

  • Make sure your product subtotal (BEFORE tax and shipping) meets the $50 incremental threshold. 
    Example: $99.99 in products only earns you 1 coupon. $100 earns you 2
  • Get triple benefits for orders $150+ (it pays to save up & place one large order!)
    1. Earn $15+ in coupons (that’s 10% savings)
    2. Earn 10% in Stampin’ Rewards (includes access to Host Sets; redeemable immediately) – you’re now at 20% savings
    3. Earn Free Product Samples and handmade projects from me! (no code required)
  • Get double benefits for orders <$150
    1. Earn $5 coupon for every $50 in products purchased
    2. Use my exclusive Rewards Code for FREE Product Samples & handmade projects from me!
      JFM4QYJ7  >Copy & Paste into HOST CODE Box in Shopping Bag
  • After each order, you’ll receive an email from Stampin’ Up! with a coupon code- MAKE SURE TO KEEP THAT EMAIL SAFE! You’ll need the coupon codes to redeem for credit in September and you’re the only that has them (SU! doesn’t keep them, nor are Demonstrator’s given copies, so it’s REALLY IMPORTANT you don’t delete them. There’s no way to recover them if they’re lost!)
  • *Redeemable for anything in the catalog(s) except PrePaid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions and the Starter Kit.

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The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY 2018 CATALOG

2018 stampin up holiday catalog cover stampin savvyThe NEW Fall-Winter Holiday 2018 Catalogs are here! They’re filled with oodles and oodles of project ideas and inspiration
 and awesome products!  My customers should already have received their copy in the mail- enjoy!

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) FREE with your thank you gift! Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

DOWNLOAD a PDF of the Annual Catalog HERE

More to check out


  • August REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  >Paste into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag for orders now – Aug. 31st, 2018.
    $50+ orders will include new catalogs, product gifts and a handmade card as my thanks!
  • Clearance Rack $avings up to 70% off 
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
  •  SHOP HERE

Happy Stampin’! xxx tammy 🙂

*** Product List for today’s Tropical Chic Stampin Up Cards ***
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September Paper Pumpkin Kit: Click image to SUBSCRIBEseptember paper pumpkin promotional

 

Tropical Chic Bundle: Pretty in Pink Peekaboo Card

Tropical Chic Bundle: Pretty In Pink

Tropical Chic week continues with today’s “pretty in pink” peek-a-boo card featuring another element from the Tropical Chic Bundle: the window die. If you missed Monday’s Tropical Escape cards, see them HERE. See Wednesday’s Embossed Letterpress Technique cards and video HERE. They’ve each been so fun to create! Have I convinced you to get this bundle yet? If not, there’s more temptation to follow! lol

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PROJECT DETAILS

  • The pink polka-dot paper behind the window and black/white striped accent are from the TROPICAL ESCAPE Designer Series Paper. (See Monday’s blog post for more ideas with this paper)
  • The window layer is 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ and is elevated from the Thick Whisper White Cardstock card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. When elevating large panels like this,  fun foam (found in the kiddo section at big box craft stores) also works great.
  • The texture on the card base was created with the SUBTLE Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder on the Big Shot machine. It’s easy to miss in the photo, but looks like textured paper in person… subtle, but lovely!
  • The ribbon accent is from the METALLIC RIBBON Combo Pack. Petal Pink is close enough to Blushing Bride to work! 
  • The sentiment was stamped with Versamark Ink, heat embossed with White Stampin’ Embossing Powder on Basic Gray Cardstock, trimmed with the Triple Banner Punch and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • The flower stamp from the TROPICAL CHIC Bundle was inked on a Blushing Bride Classic Stampin’ Pad with Flirty Flamingo ink applied in the center with a Sponge Dauber, then stamped on Whisper White Cardstock and die cut with the Framelits Die in the TROPICAL CHIC Bundle. I doodled with the Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker to tie it to the black/white accent paper strip. Wink of Stella Glitter was brushed on the top (of course!) after it was adhered with a Stampin’ Dimensional.
  • Switch the sentiment and it could easily make a lovely wedding, birthday or any-occasion feminine card!
  • Find the products list for this project, with shopping links at the end of the post

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SAVVY TIP

After masking part of this sentiment several times, I decided it was more versatile as two stamps. Don’t be afraid to cut your stamps apart if it works better for you. Just be careful to cut between the raised images. Now I can use either or both – even change their positioning! Better 🙂

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Photo below-  Laura shows off her favorite card design at our Paper Hugs Club Class last weekend. She opted to go with a brighter, more-traditional-green version (also from the Tropical Escape DSP).  Did you have a favorite this week? Leave me a comment- I’d love to hear from YOU!

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OOPS- Correction to Wednesday’s Post

Here’s the correct COLOR INK-SPIRATION for the card in Wednesday’s video and blog post. I did an oops and used the wrong one… sorry about that! Don’t you love this combo???

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AUGUST SPECIALS

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During the month of August every $50 in product you purchase earns you a $5 coupon redeemable in September (with no minimum purchase required). Redeem it for anything* in the catalog
 including the NEW Fall-Winter Catalog coming Sept 5th!  No limit, so stack ’em up!

SAVVY TIPS

  • Make sure your product subtotal (BEFORE tax and shipping) meets the $50 incremental threshold. 
    Example: $99.99 in products only earns you 1 coupon. $100 earns you 2
  • Get triple benefits for orders $150+ (it pays to save up & place one large order!)
    1. Earn $15+ in coupons (that’s 10% savings)
    2. Earn 10% in Stampin’ Rewards (includes access to Host Sets; redeemable immediately) – you’re now at 20% savings
    3. Earn Free Product Samples and handmade projects from me! (no code required)
  • Get double benefits for orders <$150
    1. Earn $5 coupon for every $50 in products purchased
    2. Use my exclusive Rewards Code for FREE Product Samples & handmade projects from me!
      JFM4QYJ7  >Copy & Paste into HOST CODE Box in Shopping Bag
  • After each order, you’ll receive an email from Stampin’ Up! with a coupon code- MAKE SURE TO KEEP THAT EMAIL SAFE! You’ll need the coupon codes to redeem for credit in September and you’re the only that has them (SU! doesn’t keep them, nor are Demonstrator’s given copies, so it’s REALLY IMPORTANT you don’t delete them. There’s no way to recover them if they’re lost!)
  • *Redeemable for anything in the catalog(s) except PrePaid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions and the Starter Kit.

07-01-18_dmain_color_your_season_uscdb9831b0be1686086dbff0000ec372d

The limited release ‘Color Your Season’ is available while supplies last or Aug. 1-31, 2018. It includes:

FALL-WINTER HOLIDAY CATALOG

2018 stampin up holiday catalog cover stampin savvyThe NEW Fall-Winter Holiday Catalogs will be shipping soon  to everyone that’s shopped with me this year. They’re filled with oodles and oodles of project ideas and inspiration
 and awesome products! wooHOO

NEW CUSTOMERS: Place $50+ order and I’ll include it FREE with your thank you gift (plus an Annual Catalog & Idea Book) Just one of the perks of shopping with me!

SHOP HERE

More to check out


  • Want the Tropical Chic Rewards Kit shown in Wednesday’s video? 
    Copy & Paste 
    REWARDS CODE JFM4QYJ7  into the HOST CODE Box in your Stampin Up Shopping bag when you place $50+order now – Aug. 31st, 2018. I’ll mail it with new catalogs and a handmade gift no later than the first week of September-enjoy!
  • Clearance Rack $avings up to 70% off 
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
  •  SHOP HERE

Happy Stampin’! xxx tammy🙂

Product List for today’s TROPICAL CHIC BUNDLE “Pretty In Pink” Card
Click any image to SHOP