Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Piece of Cake

Hi everyone. Today I thought I would share a card I  made for my daughter's Birthday party invitations. I used the Piece of Cake bundle to make them.  I love any stamp that has a matching paper punch! Don't you?  They just make stamping so much fun. 
This punch punches out the two tired cake, as well as the cake stand! Love it. I used a bright a cherry Berry Burst for the card, as my daughter really liked this color.
 I also made a version in Lemon Lime Twist that I thought I would make for a swap.   I can't decide which version I like better.
The Dot to Dot embossing folder was a fun background and it plays nicely off the dots on the bottom tier of the cake. I also used the Stitched Labels Framelits dies to anchor the cake to. I love these dies and here it just dresses up the card a bit. I also like to thread ribbon through the lacy sides of the die cut.  Here is a quick how to video for this project.

I love the watercolor wash background behind the cake, it makes it feel soft and dreamy.  I added ribbon in Berry Burst to both versions, one Ruffled Edge Ribbon and the other has a pretty Metallic Edge. On the inside I added a strip of paper that had Lemon Lime Twist in it. It is from the Broadway Birthday paper pack. I love using up scraps, and adding little strips of pattern to the insides of my cards helps me use them up.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Paper Pumpkin April Sneek Peek

Distinktive stamps are coming to Paper Pumpkin this April! What are 'Distinktive' stamps? Distinktive stamps give you photo-realistic images with just one stamp. They have a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step. These stamps are available only from Stampin’ Up! and are made using a patent-pending process. Distinktive stamps are available in red rubber and photopolymer; Paper Pumpkin’s April kit includes photopolymer stamps. Shop Distinktive stamps in the online store by searching “Distinktive,” or look for the Distinktive icon in Stampin’ Up! catalogs.
This photo is part of Stampin' Up's marketing for the April Paper Pumpkin kit, and while we don't know exactly what it will look like, this ad gives us a clue.  So pretty isn't it?
Stampin' Up! has also told us the type of project that will be in the April Kit.  Here is what they said:
More about the April Kit
  • Makes 9 cards (3 cards of 3 designs)
  • Includes an adorable gift box—in addition to your 9 cards
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Mint Macron, and So Saffron.
Sounds pretty doesn't it? I can't wait to get it!
In order to get the April kit you need to be signed up by April 10th, BUT if you sign up early, you can also take advantage of Sale-a-Bration! orders of $50 or more get FREE Sale-a-Bration items, and you can get a 3, 6 or 12 month pre-paid subscription that will get you over that $50 mark.  Or, you could just add a 1 moth Pre-paid to some other items on you wish list.  Contact me with any questions!
Shop with me! I would love to be your demonstrator.  I always send a hand stamped thank you card and sometimes more with a larger order, and I share my Stampin' Rewards with you through my Frequent Buyer Rewards! Earn FREE STAMPS! Click on the Frequent buyer tab to download the tracking sheet. 
 
 Check out last months kit.



Saturday, March 9, 2019

Paper Pumpin turns 6 and gives you a present!

Paper Pumpkin is turning 6 this month and they are giving you a present!  This month the kit will contain a FREE stamp set!  That means TWO sets in this months box!  YIPPEE! I love the paper pumpkin stamp sets because they always have nice sentiments to use through out the year and really complete my collection and fill in holes in sentiments. For example I have some nice sets that say DAD, Brother, and Son from a past kit, more styles of Birthday, a Teacher, and more, all from Paper Pumpkin kits. And I like to have the ink spots too, they are nice to have. Even thought I have all the full size ink pads, the little ink spots are fun for techniques and to use with the Stamp-a-ratus. 


We've been given a few hints about the kit. Here is what Stampin' Up! has said...
  • The March kit features eight full-sized, mailable cards
  • Coordinating colors are Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, and Poppy Parade
  • This kit has an element that is sure to “pop”!
  • The FREE stamp set is even bigger and better than your typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set and can be used on a variety of crafting projects.
I can't wait to see what it looks like!

You can subscribe with limited Pre-Paid options for 1,3,6 and 12 month options, or go with a pay as you go month to month subscription and cancel at any time.  
To subscribe month to month, pay as you go, click on this link: Beth's Paper Pumpkin link

To subscribe in Pre-Paid increments, you need to go to my online store here.

Right now, during Sale-a-Bration, you can get a FREE Sale-a-Bration product with a 3 month or more pre-paid subscription. With each $50 you get to choose 1 Sale-a-Bration item.  a 6 month would get you 2 items, and a 12 month pre-paid would get you 4 Sale-a-Bration items!  

You must subscribe by March 10th to get the March kit that contains the EXTRA stamp set.  Sale-a-Bration also ends at the end of March. Contact me with any questions.


Friday, March 8, 2019

Best Catch Tri-Fold Window Card

Hi Everyone! Today I am creating a birthday card for my brother. He is a nature guy. He loves to be out on a lake, or in the woods. He also loves to grill up what he gets from the lake and the woods :)
I loved this stamp set, Best Catch right away because I have so many flowery stamps and 'pretty' stamp sets, and it is nice to have something more masculine or nature feeling. Not that women don't fish, I just don't happen to be one of them. Not for me, that's for sure. Although when my boys were in a fishing derby for scouts I hooked the worms with out a flinch, couldn't let them see me be squeamish. 
Anyway, back to the card.  This is a Tri-Fold and so there are two windows that show through to the center.  Here is what it looks like when you open the first fold.  I also made a version with the Dad stamp as well.
When you open the next flap you see the fisherman and there is a space underneath at the bottom where you can sign your name.
I made a video showing how to paint the fish as well as how to put it all together.  It's a bit on the long side I have to admit, but I didn't know quite what to edit out., But, you can fast forward through the painting if that's not your thing.  I think it is super fun and I am sure it will be liked by my brother.

Shop with me! I would love to be your demonstrator.  I always send a hand stamped thank you card and sometimes more with a larger order, and I share my Stampin' Rewards with you through my Frequent Buyer Rewards! Earn FREE STAMPS! Click on the Frequent buyer tab to download the tracking sheet.
 
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Monday, March 4, 2019

Painted Seasons Stamp set

Hi Everyone! Today I am sharing a collection of cards made with the Painted Seasons Stamp set. 
This is a set that is available only with purchase during Sale-a-Bration, which ends March 31st. 

The set comes bundled with some coordinating paper that is just beautiful! I am not using the paper for this projects as I am saving them for a Stamp Camp project, but I love the stamps all on their own so I have created a collection of cards using the retiring In-Color collection. 

 I made a video that shows some tips and tricks for coloring the stamps in different was, as well as shows off the awesome new stamp set "More than Words".



Shop with me! I would love to be your demonstrator.  I always send a hand stamped thank you card and sometimes more with a larger order, and I share my Stampin' Rewards with you through my Frequent Buyer Rewards! Earn FREE STAMPS! Click on the Frequent buyer tab to download the tracking sheet.

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