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August 2014

Earn the Good Greetings Stamp Set FREE!

Goodgreetings2Now until Oct. 31,  you will be able to earn the exclusive Good Greetings Stamp Set when your party reaches $300-free set is in addition to the other exiting benefits! That's right, a FREE stamp set in addition to all the other exciting and generous benefits you get when you host a $300 party or place a $300 order from Aug. 28 to Oct. 31!

Place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com

This versatile stamp set covers holidays from Halloween to Valentines and more.

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The Fine Print:
Offer good through October 31, 2014
Earn the set with a $300 party or $300 personal order (emailed to me or placed online)
Download/Print the  Good Greetings Flyer
The offer is not cumulative, only one set per workshop or personal order of $300 or more
Choose wood or clear mount stamp set1

Earn your Good Greetings stamp set-absolutely FREE. But don't wait too long, the only way to earn this exclusive stamp set is to host a party or place a qualifying order; the Good Greetings Stamp Set will not be offered for purchase and this promotion only lasts until October 31!


Yee-Haw!! New Photopolymer Set

Stampin' Up! just released another Photopolymer stamp set called Yee-Haw! Dust off those boots, shine up your spurs, and figure out where you left your ten-gallon hat because with the 25-piece Yee-Haw photopolymer stamp set you can really let your cowboy (or girl) flag fly!

Recommended clear block sizes are A, B, C, D, & H (not included in the set).

Check out these projects made with the Yee-Haw set.


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Order it in my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com
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The set comes with 25 stamps so there are lots of options with this one!

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2014_holiday_IWIALooking to try all the new goodies in the Holiday Catalog, you can with my I Want it All Product Share.  You will receive a sampling of all the papers, ribbons, boxes, and embellishments and more with this share and I will also throw in a FREE roll of Washi Tape, click HERE for more details.

 

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BSbundleFree and discounted Bundles during August, purchase a Big Shot and receive a FREE Bundle, already have a Big Shot, purchase the select bundles at 15% off!  Get all the details HERE.

 

 


August Paper Pumpkin - Seriously Amazing

My daughter is a Paper Pumpkin subscriber and we received her kit last week.  This is one of my favorite kits so far, it is called Seriously Amazing and we certainly think it is!

50percentoffNew subscribers who sign up by September 10th, will receive their first two months of Paper Pumpkin at half price!!  Go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com and enter the code HALFOFF2

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We received enough supplies to create four of the large cards and four of the smaller cards with envelopes.  It was so fun creating these and they only took a few minutes.

2014_august_hello2014_august_smileI am crossing my fingers that they offer the refill kits for these cards because I NEED more of them.  If you are a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you have the opportunity to purchase select past kits and refill kits for some of the past kits.

To see all the available kits and refill kits, click HERE.

Give a gift subscription to a friend, family member, co-worker or anyone with our Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Subsctiptions, all the details are HERE.

 


Blendabilities Videos

There is no right or wrong way to color with Blendabilities, everyone will find the method that they like best.  Here are a few videos by Stampin' Up! showing you some different methods.  I prefer to start with a bit of dark and add the medium and then the light shades.  However, I think I will try Teri's method and see what happens. :-)

Angie creates a simple ombre look.

 

Angie shows you how to color skinny images using the light to dark approach with a light touch.

 

Greg prefers coloring from dark to light.

 

Katie recommends working with small areas as the ink blends better before it dries.  She also shows you how to color our Rhinestones.

 

Teri starts with a light layer and then adds shading and dimension with the medium and dark markers.

 

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Short & Sweet Recruiting Promotion

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Now through August 28th, you can join my team of demonstrators and receive an additional $25 worth of merchandise in your Starter Kit. 

If you are ready to join, click HERE.  If not, read on or call (307-752-3037), email me with any questions you may have.

You choose $150 in merchandise from any of our catalogs (this includes the NEW Holiday Catalog) and you pay only $99 plus tax.  Your shipping is FREE, this alone is a savings of $15.

Here are some of the benefits you will receive when you Join My Team:
•30% Off on your first order if you place it within 45 days after signing up.
•20% Off all orders as long as you are active.
•Access to the Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Website – packed with ideas, video trainings, webinars, techniques, tutorials and more.
•Access to StampinConnection.com – Stampin’ Up’s exclusive online community for demonstrators only.
•Make Extra Money! – You can earn up to 40% commission on your personal purchases & customer sales.
•Free two month subscription to the DBWS for online ordering.
•Free Incentive Trips! Every year you have the opportunity to earn 1 of 2 FREE Stampin’ Up! Trips
•Great Rewards Points – Earn points for every dollar you sell/purchase. A minimum of 1000 points are required per quarter to redeem points for prizes.
•Free Annual and Seasonal Catalogs.
•Free Bi-monthly Stampin’ Success magazine – includes great tips & techniques!
•Pre-orders & Sneak Peeks - see and purchase new products before they’re available to customers.

I look forward to working with you.
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2014_holiday_IWIAGet your share of the NEW Holiday Catalog Products by purchasing a Product Share.

 

 

 


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Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET for you.

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New Holiday Catalog Products - Get Your Share!!

You can add shares from the Annual Catalog to save on shipping, see the Annual Catalog Share HERE.

I am taking sign ups for my Holiday Catalog Product Shares. I have been doing these shares for over eight years. I accept paypal as payment but I can also accept credit cards. Please email me to reserve your spot and I will send the paypal invoices out later this month.

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I Want It All - The share will include thirty six 6x6 sheets of Designer Series Papers,  one sheet in each of the twelve patterns in the Designer Series Paper Stack, eleven total yards of ribbons and trims, fifteen embellishment pieces, Petite Cafe Gift Bag, Tiny Treat Box, Takeout Box, Frosted Sequins, Under the Tree Tag a Bag Kit (tag, clothespin, twine, closure strip), two 18" squares of our Festive Designer Kraft Paper Rolls, Gratitude For Days Simply Created Pocket set, three Project Life Cards from the Seasonal Snapshot Card Collection. The last three items are not shown in the picture as I don't have them yet but they will be included in your package.  Four participants are needed per group. 

As always, I am throwing in a FREEBIE when you purchase the I Want It All Share from me.  The FREEBIE is one roll of Washi Tape from one of these three collections, All is Calm Designer Washi Tape, Santa & Co. Designer Washi Tape, or the Color Me Autumn Designer Washi Tape.  I apologize in advance but I am unable to take requests for the FREE Washi Tape roll.

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Price $31.99 per share, includes FREE roll of Washi Tape
please add $5.60 if you need it shipped to you.

 Contact me today to reserve your spot!! Email barb@barbstamps.com

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Paper & Ribbon Share - Includes thirty six 6x6 sheets of Designer Series Papers, one sheet in each of the twelve patterns in the 4-1/2 x 6-1/2 Designer Series Paper Stack, ten total yards of ribbons and trims.

Price $20.50 per share,
please add $5.60 if you need it shipped to you.

 Contact me today to reserve your spot!! Email barb@barbstamps.com
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Embellishment Share - Includes: Fifteen embellishment pieces, Petite Cafe Gift Bag, Tiny Treat Box, Takeout Box, Frosted Sequins, Under the Tree Tag a Bag Kit (tag, clothespin, twine, closeure strip), two 18" squares of our Festive Designer Kraft Paper Rolls, Gratitude For Days Simply Created Pocket set, three Project Life Cards from the Seasonal Snapshot Card Collection. The last three items are not shown in the picture as I don't have them yet but they will be included in your package.  Four participants are needed per group.

Price $12.00 per share
Please add $5.60 if you need it shipped to you

 Contact me today to reserve your spot!! Email barb@barbstamps.com
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You will be able to place orders for full sized packages of these
AWESOME new products on August 28th, 2014 in my
Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 


Alternate Projects with our Simple Created Kits

While I was on my recent family vacation, I was giving away FREE Project kits with orders.

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Both of these kits can be found on page 198 of the current Annual Catalog, (do you need a catalog, click HERE).

Stampin' Up! recently shared some alternate project videos with these kits, too much fun!!

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Purchase a Big Shot Machine, get a FREE Exclusive Bundle, already have a Big Shot, purchase any of these bundles at a 15% discount.  Click the photo to shop the Big Shot and Bundles in my Online Store.

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Use the Little Letters Thinlits Die set as Stencils

Who would have thought....use the Little Letters Thinlints Die Set to create your own stencils!!

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Cut the sentiments out of our Window Sheets, lay them over your project and use a Sponge Dauber to add the ink.

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BabystencilcardThanks to Mercedes Weber for the great idea!!

Order the products to make these projects in my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com

Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot.


Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.

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Free and Discounted Big Shot Bundles in August

Looking to purchase a Big Shot Machine, do it in August and choose one of these five exclusive Bundles FREE!!

Already have a Big Shot, you can purchase the exclusive Bundles at a 15% discount

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Click on a line item to order it in my store - www.shoppingwithbarb.com


Kinda Eclectic in Wisteria

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I love how this card turned out.  I started with a half sheet of card stsock and folded it in half.  Placed it in my Stampin' Trimmer with the Rotary Addition and used theTiny Wave Blade to cut it at 4-1/2".  I Added a 1/4 sheet of Whisper White to do my stamping with the Kinda Eclectic stamp set.

Order your suppliesin my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com  

Vacation Special - FREE Simply Created Kit with a $40 order, Click HERE for details
Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot. Details HERE.
Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.


Big Shot Fry Box and Bloom For You

One of my Be a Big Shot at Home projects in July. Adorable French Fry box using the Fry Box Bigz L Die and the 2014-2016 In Color Designer Series Patterns Stack.

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Run a half sheet of card stock through the Fry Box Die and then run a 3x4 piece of the DSP through to create the insert for the bac of the box. Fold the Fry Box on the score lines, taking care on the bottom as the lines are not straight.
Add adhesive to one of the flaps on each side and glue the box together.
NOTE: the sides do not go together all the way, only overlap them by about half.

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I stamped the Bloom For You image in Blackberry Bliss and punched it out with the Fun Flower Punch.
Attach this to the Whisper White Circle and add the greeting of your choice form the A Round Array set punched out with the 7/8" Scallop Circle Punch.
Add some candy to the 4x6 Cello bag and wrap it up with the Melon Mambo Cotton Ribbon.

Order the supplies in my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

Vacation Special - FREE Simply Created Kit with a $40 order, Click HERE for details
Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot. Details HERE.
Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.


Cupcake Party - Controlfreaks Swap

Last week I posted a sneak peak at this swap and here is the completed card for you.  I used the new Cupcake party stamp set.

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I started with a background layer of Lost Lagoon that I ran through the Big Shot with the Large Polka Dot Textured Immpressions Embossing Folder.

I added the main focal point layer and wrapped some of our Early Espresso Cotton Ribbon around it. 

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Vacation Special - FREE Simply Created Kit with a $40 order, Click HERE for details
Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot. Details HERE.
Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.


Star Framelits

Right now the Star Framelits are on sale with a sneak peak stamp set from the upcoming Holiday Catalog called Bright & Beautiful. You can purchase this Bundle, or choose from four others at a 15% discount in August.

Go to my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and click the link to view all the bundles.

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I didn't use the Bright & Beautiful set on this card as it wasn't available when I made it but I am ordering it for sure!!

This card was one of the projects in my Be a Big Shot at Home Class in July, I send supplies for projects to the participants each month for four months and at the end of the four months, they receive a gift certificate for $150 to purchase anything they want out of the catalog.  We will start this calss again in November.

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Instructions:  
To create the base for the Star Card, cut a sheet of card stock in half so it measures 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 and fold it in half like you are making a card.  
Place the largest Star Framelit over the card stock so the fold line is inside one of the points (see photo) and run it through the Big Shot.

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Cut another star of the same size and adhere it over the folded card to cover the missing point.

I used the Be the Star stamp set that coordinates with the Stars Framelits.  I  stamped the small group of stars in Melon Mambo on the Melon Mambo star frame.  
I also stamped the coordinating image for the Crushed Curry star in Crushed Curry.  
Add Stampin' Dimensionals that are cut in half to the backside of the Melon Mambo star as shown in the pic below and attach it to the Crushed Curry Star so your image shows through the middle.

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Adhere the stacked stars to main star card.
Stamp greeting in Pumpkin Pie on the small banner and attach it to the front of the card with Stampin' Dimensionals.
Attach the smallest Melon Mambo star to the inside of the card.

Order these supplies at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

Vacation Special - FREE Simply Created Kit with a $40 order, Click HERE for details
Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot. Details HERE.
Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.


Sweet Stuff Hamburger Box

Fun club project using the Big Shot Bigz XL Hamburger Die and the Sweet Stuff stamp set.

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Here is a video from the Stampin' Up! YouTube Channel showing you the basics of how to put the box together.

 

However, I do have some additional tips for you.  
TIP: After the die comes out of the Big Shot, take your piercing tool and widen the slits on the front end by sliding the tool up and down in the slit. After widening the slits, pinch and press all the score lines as shown in the video.  

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TIP: I place my glue on all the triangle folds and the two side tabs on the front of the box.  I apply the Liquid Glue sparingly, like scribbling with a crayon (see the picture below).  

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I wait until it starts to dry before pressing the folds together.  This is how the glue looks before I start pinching all the folds together.

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Here is a view of the inside of the completed box. 

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You can now add your other elements.  I adhered a piece of the Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper to the top of the box and wrapped it with our new Tangelo Twist Satin Stitched Ribbon.

The cupcake image from the Sweet Stuff set was stamped in Stazon and colored with our Stampin' Write Markers.  We punched it out with the 1-3/8" Circle Punch and tied it to the ribbon with some Gold Baker's Twine.

Here's another one I made for a 4th of July party.

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Order your supplies in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

Vacation Special - FREE Simply Created Kit with a $40 order, Click HERE for details
Free Bundle when you purchase a Big Shot in August, purchase a discounted Bundle if you already have a Big Shot. Details HERE.
Lots happening on my Facebook page, come join us.
Blendabilities are available and I have a FREE TIP SHEET available.