Cupcakes & Carousels

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Have you seen the Cupcakes & Carousels Suite on pages 8-9 in the Occasions Catalog?
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It includes the Carousel Birthday stamp set, Bermuda Bay & Calypso Coral Stampin' Write Marker Duo, Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack, Cardstock Pack and Embellshment Kit.

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Here is a card that uses some of these items and a few others:
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Measurements:
Early Espresso: 4 1/4” x 11”, 4” x 5 ¼”
Bermuda Bay: 1 7/8” x 5 1/4”
Vanilla: 2 ½” x 3 ¼”, 2 ¼” x 3”
Designer Series Paper: 1 3/8” x 5 ¼”

Instructions:
Stamp the carousel horse image onto the smallest piece of Very Vanilla and color using the Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painter.
Layer onto the larger Very Vanilla piece with Stampin' Dimensionals
Stamp the Tent Image randomly across the Early Espresso layer in Early Espresso ink to create some interest.
Attach the DSP to the Bermuda Bay Cardstock leaving and edge on the right side to accommodate the Lace Trim. Wrap Lace Trim around this layer and attach to the back with Glue Dots.
Adhere to the Early Espresso layer and then to the main card base.
Add the Lace Doily where shown and adhere the carousel horse image over the doily.
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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......

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NEW Sale-a-bration items!!!

Have you heard the news?  I am sooooo excited, Stampin' Up! is adding THREE new Sale-a-bration choices!!  These will be available starting February 21st. 

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Scroll down to see today's card using the Reverse Words stamp set and our Calypso Coral Ombre Stampin' Pad.

6x6 Glimmer Paper Assortment (4 sheets each of Sweet Sugarplum, Mint Macaron and Bermuda Bay)
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Make a Medallion stamp set:
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Reverse Words stamp set:
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Today's card uses the Reverse Words set, it comes in either wood or clear mount.  I also added a strip of Designer Series Paper from the Succulent Garden package and some small dragonflies.  

Dragonfly_swapsCheck out my video showing you over 40 cards made with the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle

 

 


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Since the images in the Reverse Words set are big and bold, I decided to use one of our Ombre Stampin' Pads on this card.  You can create amazing ink effects with Ombre Stampin' Pads. These pads are designed with five shade gradations so you have dark ink on one end fading to light on the other for an ombre look.
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Reverse_words_coral_closeDid you see the Ombre Ribbon I used!!!!!  It comes from the Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit.  There are so many super cool goodies in this kit.  You can see how I used one of the nifty tags in my Lattice Fold Card Video HERE.
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Measurements for this card:
Calypso Coral: 4-1/4" x 11", 3" x 4-1/2"
Whisper White: 4" x 5-1/4"
Succulent Garden DSP: 1" x 4"
Silver Foil Sheets: 1/2" x 4"
Calypso Coral Ombre Ribbon 12"

Instructions for this card:
1. Score Calypso Coral cardstock at 5-1/2" and fold in half to create card base.
2. Add Silver Foil strip and Succulent Garden DSP to the left edge of the Whisper White Layer.
3. Wrap Calypso Coral Ombre Ribbon around to cover the seam and tie it in a knot on the front of the card near the top.
4. Add this layer to the card base.
5. Ink greeting from the Reverse Words stamp set using the Calypso Coral Ombre Stampin' Pad and stamp in the bottom right corner of the Whisper White layer.
6. Crop the group of dragonflies from Calypso Coral and trim out three of them. Add them to the card where shown.
7. Add a large Rhinestone Jewel to the body of each one.

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SAB_recruitDo you have a passion for paper crafting? Do you love Stampin’ Up! products? Then you are in luck because the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit is only $99 and when you join during Sale-a-bration, you will also receive 2 FREE STAMP SETS OF YOUR CHOICE! You can join with me by clicking HERE. I welcome all types of demonstrators from the happy shoppers to the business builders. I have a Facebook group for my team and we have weekly challenges, business tips, stamping techniques and more. There is no risk to joining my team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators only great products for you at a discount.
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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......

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VIDEO - Birthday Blast Guy & Girl Cards

Thanks for stopping by my blog today.  I have a fun card for you and it can be made for guys or gals, just by changing the Designer Series Paper.  I used the 2106-2018 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack for both of these cards along with a coordinating cardstock color.

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 The card is super simple and can be put together in minutes.  Check out my video showing you how easy it really it.

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SAB_recruitDo you have a passion for paper crafting? Do you love Stampin’ Up! products? Then you are in luck because the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit is only $99 and when you join during Sale-a-bration, you will also receive 2 FREE STAMP SETS OF YOUR CHOICE! You can join with me by clicking HERE. I welcome all types of demonstrators from the happy shoppers to the business builders. I have a Facebook group for my team and we have weekly challenges, business tips, stamping techniques and more. There is no risk to joining my team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators only great products for you at a discount.
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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......

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Happy Valentine's Day!!

It's Valentine's Day and I needed some quick treats and this is what I came up with.  I always wait until the last minute to make them.

Thankfully, I already had these Hershey's Chocolate hearts so I didn't have to run to the store.  I used the Sweet & Sassy Framelits along with the Love Notes Thinlits to decorate the hearts and to make the cute tag.

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I cut a tiny envelope out of Vellum Cardstock and also die cut a little insert for it. The Sealed with Love stamp set coordinates with the Love Notes Thinlits and I used it to stamp on my tiny note.  I tied the 2x8 cello bag closed with some of our Blushing Bride Stitched Satin Ribbon. 

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I used the Sealed with Love stamp set and Blushing Bride ink to stamp the hearts and then I cropped them with the Love Notes Thinlits and the Sweet & Sassy Framelits.

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I hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day!!

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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......
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VIDEO - Detailed Dragonfly and Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper

Here's a gorgeous card I created using the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits, Blushing Bride Gimmer Paper and the silver Designer Series Paper from the Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack.

The silver paper is really shiny.  It looks similar to Smoky Slate but it is definitely not the same.  The gold DSP is also very shiny, check it out and get yourself a stack!!

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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......
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Melon Mambo Z-fold Valentine Card

Wanted to make a cool Valentine for my husband and I really wanted to use Melon Mambo, not because it's his favorite color but because, I hadn't used it in a while and I love it!!!!

I decide to make him a Z-Fold Card because I'm pretty sure he will think it's really cool. :-)
Below is the card closed, I used a lot of fun products on this card, starting with the Pop of Pink Designer Washi Tape.  I added it in three places -
*To separate the punched hearts border from the focal point (I added the Washi Tape to a strip of Whisper White before I added it to the layer)
*On the right edge of the inside layer
*A different pattern on the right edge of the top layer
I also used the edgelit, the small envelope, the tiny envelope liner, the small note card in the envelope and the heart pattern that fits on the top of the note card.  all of these pieces can be found in the Love Notes Framelits Dies.

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Here's a closeup of the heart border and the envelope.  The Confetti Hearts Border Punch was used on the left side of the top layer and I also used the punch on a scrap of Basic Black so I could inlay a few of the black hearts to really make the border pop.  I chose one of the patterns in the Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper for the small envelope and die cut a tiny envelope liner from Whisper White to hide the reverse side of this paper as it didn't really fit my theme.
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And here is the inside layer, I stamped images from the Sealed with Love stamp set in both Melon Mambo and Memento Tuxedo Black.
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A Z-Fold Card is super easy, start with a 4-1/4 x 11 piece of card stock and score it at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2.  Fold the card in half and then fold it back on itself.  Add a layer that measures 3-1/2 x 5 and you are done. Decorate and embellish as desired.

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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......
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VIDEO - Lattice Fold and FREE Printable Template

WINNER, WINNER!!  The winner of my Superbowl Giveaway is Chandra J, congrats Chandra, I will get the Gift Box Punch Board to you!!  Thank you to everyone who ordered during my special. :-)

Now onto today's project, I am so excited to share this fun fold with you.  I call it the Lattice Fold but I have seen it called the Basket Weave Fold and the Braided fold.  Whatever you call it, it is amazing and sooooo easy and if you scroll down, I have a FREE Printable Template!!!

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I created my card in the landscape orientation but you could always turn it and create it in the portrait orientation. 

I used the Cupcakes and Carousels Suite to create this card.  Such fun colors and patterns in the Designer Series Paper Stack.

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Sab17_2_2bI also used the NEW 6x6 Glimmer Paper Assortment!!!  This paper pack is an additional Sale-a-bration offering that will be available to you on February 21st.


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VIDEO - Lattice Fold Card  (Can't view it in your reader, Click HERE to view it on my blog)

I also used the Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment Kit, this kit is the best embellishment kit we have ever had!!!  I love everything in it and I show you everything in the video.
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Lattice_fold_templateFREE Printable Template - Download Lattice_Fold_Template

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8square_graphicA1Free Tutorial for any order placed with me that uses my February Host Code 942J7WVK this month.  Any size order will receive this emailed file.  IF your order is at least $50 and you use the Host code, I will also gift you a package of our Rhinestone Basic Jewels in addition to the FREE Sale-a-bration item you will receive.  If your order is over $150, do not use the host code and take the Stampin' Rewards for yourself, I will still send you the tutorial and the Rhinestones.  More info.......
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Join_today1aAre you a paper crafting person? Do you love to save money on your paper crafting supplies? If you answered YES to either or both of these question, why not join my team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators. I would love to have you join me. During Sale-a-bration, you can choose $125 of merchandise in your Starter Kit for only $99 PLUS as a bonus, you also get to choose two any price stamp sets of your choice!!! (Host and SAB sets are not included). Need more info, click HERE, ready to jump in right now, click HERE.

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VIDEO - 40+ Cards using the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle

I have a video for you today where I show you 40+ cards that use the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle.  I do a little talking about each one so it isn't a short video. :-) 

All the cards use the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle and you can click on the items to purchase them in my store.

There is a nice selection of items and I think that all dies and stamp images are used on at least one card.  This was a fun video to shoot as I got to really look at each card and I learned some really cool things.

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Here are a few of the cards I show you in the video, I loved them all!!!

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Superbowl Box_punch_boardToday is the last day to get in on my Super Bowl giveaway! Everyone who places an order with me through today, February 7th will get a ticket in the bucket for my drawing (in addition to all the other promotions I have for you this month). I am giving away a Stampin' Up! Gift Box Punch Board!! This board makes boxes up to 4" on each side so you have a variety of sizes to choose from. All you have to do is place an order in MY STORE using the Host Code 942J7WVK or call, email or text me your order and you will be entered in the drawing.

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VIDEO - Dragonfly Dreams Bee Card

Thanks for stopping by today, be sure to check back here tomorrow as I will have my video showing you over 40 cards using the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle!!!  I am so excited to show you all these cards!!!

Today's card does use the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle and is shown briefly in my 40+ Cards Video but you will get to see exactly how I make this card in today's video.  It's a fun card and the Bee die cut is just adorable.

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Measurements:
Crumb Cake - 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Basic Black - 3-3/4 x 5, 2-3/4 x 3-1/2
Very Vanilla - 3-3/8 x 4-7/8
Designer Series Paper - 2-1/2 x 3-1/4

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Superbowl Box_punch_boardYesterday was the Super Bowl and I am doing a giveaway! Everyone who places an order with me between February 1st and February 7th will get a ticket in the bucket for my drawing (in addition to all the other promotions I have for you this month). I am giving away a Stampin' Up! Gift Box Punch Board!! This board makes boxes up to 4" on each side so you have a variety of sizes to choose from. All you have to do is place an order in MY STORE using the Host Code 942J7WVK or call, email or text me your order and you will be entered in the drawing.

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Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits and Colored Vellum

I have seen projects that die cut the group of dragonflies from one color and adhere them into the negative space cut from another color or pattern. I thought some colored Vellum Cardstock under the die cuts might look cool so I gave it a try and here is the result.
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I think it looks pretty cool, don't you?  I used Sponge Daubers and my Ink Pads to add some color to the vellum. 
From the top - Old Olive, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo.
I positioned the vellum where I wanted it under the Whisper White layer and attached it to the backside.  I then added the dragonfly group cut from Basic Black cardstock. 

Dragonfly_vellum_close1Note that I did keep some of the small Whisper White pieces and added them in after I had the black die cut in place, kind of like a puzzle. :-)
I also used my Project Life Journaling Pen to create the flight trails for the dragonflies.  A strip of Rich Razzleberry Designer Series Paper and a piece of Bermuda Bay 1/8" Stitched Ribbon to hide the seam.  To finish it off, I added circle sequins from the Brights Sequin Assortment.

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Superbowl Box_punch_boardToday is the Super Bowl and I am doing a giveaway! Everyone who places an order with me between February 1st and February 7th will get a ticket in the bucket for my drawing (in addition to all the other promotions I have for you this month). I am giving away a Stampin' Up! Gift Box Punch Board!! This board makes boxes up to 4" on each side so you have a variety of sizes to choose from. All you have to do is place an order in MY STORE using the Host Code 942J7WVK or call, email or text me your order and you will be entered in the drawing.

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