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Fancy Paper Sale Ends August 2, 2021

 

I love how easy it is to make an amazing card with fancy paper! What's great is that Stampin' Up has them on SALE at 15% off. 

These fancy paper (AKA Designer Series Paper) are from the Annual Catalogue. I've had lots of fun making cute cards with NO Stamps with them! The products below are on sale:

Stampin' Thursday - Sweet Strawberry Card



Mixing colors from different Stampin' Up! Color families, I made this cute berry card. All it needs is a sentiment on the bottom right and it's ready to go.


What do you think about the color coordination?

  • Strawberries are in Mint Macaron, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron, Granny Apple Green, and Polished Pink with seeds in Mango Melody.
  • Cardstocks are in Mango Melody and So Saffron.
  • Background is stamped in Momento Black.


Ready to try it out? I'll be making this tonight (Thursday, May 13th) from 9-10 PM CST.   Click on contact me to get the Zoom link or the PDF instructions to do at your own time.


Supplies List (if you do decide to purchase items from here, please add the current HOST code on your order).

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com


Technique Class - Alcohol Blending Markers & Cool Effects

 

Register by June 1, 2021 by clicking here.

Alcohol markers are very popular amongst artists and crafters and originated in Japan for the animation, architectural, and fashion industries. They  are used to add dimension and depth to their artwork and anime. They are great for blending, create shades, tints and ombr├ęs by overlaying colors. In this class, we will explore the use of alcohol markers to make some cards. We will use them on vellum, embossed paper, and preprinted paper. This class has two 1 hour sessions. Materials are included and are yours to keep. The markers included in this class are quality Stampin' Blends alcohol markers valued at $36. There is a brush end and a fine tip end and the rectangular barrel prevents them from rolling off your surface.

The class will span two sessions: Saturdays 2-3 PM, June 12 & June 19
It will also be available on video for those who cannot attend or for review.

Register by June 1st, 2021.

June 12 Easy Peasy Card Making Session

 

Register for the class by clicking here or the image


Join me and others on a virtual video meet to make quick and lovely cards as easy as 1-2-3. Using Designer Series Paper and different die cutouts from Stampin' Up!, anyone can create fantastic handmade cards!  In this session, we will make cards ready to show our appreciation for fathers! This would be a great activity to partake with your child.


Register by May 25th, 2021 for mailed (out of town) & local pickup in the Twin Cities.


While it is more fun to make the cards with us, you can always watch for FREE.


Cost for each kit: $5 (arrange for no contact pickup/drop off for guests in the Twin Cities Area. Outside areas will be shipped.)


Supplies included in each kit: Precut cards and shapes and envelopes to make 1 Father's day card.


You will need: scissors, adhesive (such as glue stick, adhesive gun, or glue dots), and scratch paper.


Optional supplies: your own stamps for sentiments and ink.


Additional items are available for add on:

3M Scotch Glue stick $1 each.


Skill Level: Beginner (fine motor skills).


Ages: 8 and up.


May 7: 2021 - 2022 Annual Catalog Blog Hop


Hello folks. It's the beginning  of May and there has been much excitement around the new Stampin' Up! Annual catalogue that was released on May 4th! You can download it on my website (either on the sidebar if you are on your laptop or scroll further down if you have a mobile device). 


One of the highly anticipated reveal is the new set of In Colors which is available from 2021-2023. The lovely cool modern colors work so well together and I love that they are available on card stock, ink, and ribbon, and even rhinestone. I made the Simply Succulent card below with three of the colors - Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Soft Succulent.


Want the instructions for this card? You can access a tutorial bundle of 60 projects showcasing the new catalogue. Just place an order from my website (make sure the current host code is used) and I'll send you the link to the Annual Catalogue Tutorial Bundle as a thank you for choosing me as your demonstrator!

Can't Keep this Deal a Secret!

 


Enjoy paper crafting? Want deals on supplies and tools? Whether you're looking for savings (and who isn't?) or want to take it to next level and start a fun side business, Stampin' Up! offers you the opportunity join a very fun going demonstrator community and I would love to have you on my team!

And only between May 4-May 30, 2021 they are sweetening the deal with $155 USD worth of products for ONLY $99. That's an additional $30 worth of products for FREE. 

So, below are answers to some questions (the same ones that I was wondering about):

April's Easy Peasy Card Making Session - April 17, 2021

 




Hope everyone had a wonderful reflective Easter this past weekend. I am looking forward to making cards with you this month! These cards are lively and fun, perfect note to say "thank you", "Happy Mother's day!", "Thinking of you" or whatever you desire. So, join me and others on a virtual video meet to make quick and lovely cards using fancy Stampin' Up! designer paper. If you have a child, this would be a great activity to partake with your child.


Your email is required for billing and sending you the link to attend the session. I will contact you to arrange for payment. It will not be sold or used for promotional purposes without your permission.


Register by April 11, 2021 for mailed kits.

Register by April 14, 2021 for local pickup in the Twin Cities.

Register for the class by clicking here.


While it is more fun to make the cards with us, you can always watch for FREE.


Details for materials are below.


Cost for each kit: $5 (arrange for no contact pickup/drop off for guests in the Twin Cities Area. Outside areas will be shipped.)


Supplies included in each kit: Precut cards and shapes and envelopes to make 2 cards.


You will need: scissors, adhesive (such as glue stick, adhesive gun, or double sided tape), pen, color pencils.


Optional supplies: your own stamps for sentiments and ink.


Additional items are available for add on:

The coordinating Night of Navy ink spot (used in the sentiment) are $5 each.

3M Scotch Glue stick $1 each.


Skill Level: Beginner (fine motor skills).


Ages: 8 and up.

Ice Cream Corner Thursday - Fun Kid Friendly Cards


 

For this fun card, I arranged the sprinkles and polka dot DSP with a 1/4" strip to So Saffron cardstock onto my white card base. I then cut out some cute ice cream scoops and a cone out of the designer series papers. Then I assembled my ice cream cone. If fussy cutting is not your thing, there's a punch available to make it easier to cut out the cones and scoops consistently each time. I'll have it listed in the supplies below.


Here's a list of items used for this card. (Click on images below to order the material through me).


Product List

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com


Want more fun? Check out the upcoming Paper Pumpkin all inclusive card kit that coordinates with this collection. (Click here to see the So Cool kit only avail for order through April 9th). 

Below are additional items from the Ice Cream Corner Collection:


Ice Cream Corner Wednesday - Fun Kid Friendly Cards

 

Playing with asymmetry for this card. The coordinating DSP makes all the pieces blend together very well. I did choose to emboss the sentiment and double up on the cardstock for the sentiment to give it more dimension on the card.


Here's a list of items used for this card. (Click on images below to order the material through me).

Product List

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com


Want more fun? Check out the upcoming Paper Pumpkin all inclusive card kit that coordinates with this collection. (Click here to see the So Cool kit only avail for order through April 9th). 

Below are additional items from the Ice Cream Corner Collection:


Ice Cream Corner Tuesday - Fun Kid Friendly Cards

 


Today's sweet treat is a simple card using just the designer paper. Add a little texture with the subtle 3D embossing folder and some embossing powder to the sentiment. I upcycled a paper string (like the kind found on paper bag handles) to add some interest.  Now, it's ready for nice note of appreciation to someone who brightened your day!


Here's a list of items used for this card. (Click on images below to order the material through me).


Product List

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com


Want more fun? Check out the upcoming Paper Pumpkin all inclusive card kit that coordinates with this collection. (Click here to see the So Cool kit only avail for order through April 9th). 

Below are additional items from the Ice Cream Corner Collection: