Sunday, March 21, 2010

Sale-A-Bration, Happy Moments

Supplies: Stamp Sets: Happy Moments, Whimsical Words, Messages for Mom; Cardstock: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Welcome Neighbor DSP; Ink: Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo; Punches: Scallop Circle, 1 3/4" Circle, Top Note Die; Ribbon: Melon Mambo Polk a dot; Accessories: Color Spritzer Tool, Sponge

The best time of the year is Stampin' Up!'s Sale-a-bration, for every $50 purchase you get one FREE stamp set or punch or paper pack. And you only have until March 31st to get your FREE stuff, so hurry and shop on-line here!

Yesterday was my younger sisters 22nd birthday, where does the time go? Well this was a very fun and bright birthday card and she loved it!!!

I used the Color Spritzer tool to create a fun back ground and I also love the Welcome Neighbor DSP, that you can for FREE too!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Mini Occasions, Messages for Mom Gradation

Stamp Set: Messages for Mom
Card Stock: Old Olive, Whisper White, Cottage Wall DSP
Ink: Green Galore, Glorious Green, Basic Black

I love the New set from Stampin' Up!'s Mini Occasions, Messages for Mom! This card used a lot of green for a Color Challenge this week!

I learned this technique Gradation last year, where you blend a lighter & darker color. I really like how this shows on this card!

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Mini Occasions, Glassine Bags

Glassine Bag
Stamp Sets: Vintage Vogue, Taking Care of Business
Ink: Basic Black
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Sending Love
Ribbon: Black Satin

The New Glassine Envelopes from Stampin' Up!'s Mini Occasions, are so much fun to make different gifts or treat bags. I decided that I wanted to give little gift packs for my Hostesses! And these worked great!

I put a small Stampin' Spot in and a fun stamp, plus gave a small sample of the New DSP! I think these are perfect gifts!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Crimped Flower, Thank You

Stamp Set: With all my Heart
Ink: Real Red
Cardstock: Wisper White, Kraft, Sweet Pea DSP
Punches: Scallop Trim Border, Eyelet Border
Embellishments: Pretty in Pink Taffeta Ribbon, Pretty in Pink Corduroy Button
Extra: Crimper, Polka Dots Impressions Folder

We made this simple and cute Thank You card at my upline Dawn's Technique Class last month. The flower was made by taking a strip of DSP and crimping it than using sticky strip on a circle and adhering the DSP around.
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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Sale-A-Bration, Scallop Trim Border Punch

Stamp Sets: Vintage Vogue, Whimsical Words
Cardstock: Rose Red, Whisper White, Sweet Pea DSP
Ink: Rose Red
Punch: Scallop Trim Border

This is brand NEW punch in Stampin' Up!'s Sale-a-Bration Catalog. It gives cards and projects such an elegant feel. Plus it is FREE with any $50 order. For more information, click Here!

I have also really been enjoying making these pocket cards, inspired by my friend and fellow demonstrator Laurie. Thanks for the inspiration.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Birthday Bliss

Stamp Set: Birthday Bliss
Cardstock: Rose Red, Whisper White, Sweet Pea DSP
Ink: Basic Black, Rose Red, Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie
Ribbon: 1/4" Rose Red Grosgrain

This card is cute & simple, and uses a Free Sale-a-Bration Set Birthday Bliss. It measures 3" x 6" and is fast to put together. Goes well with the Small Open-End Envelopes.

With a $50 order you too can get this stamp set for FREE!

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