Thursday, October 16, 2014

Try It Thursday - Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees Christmas Card and Tutorial

Good Morning Everyone! My Try It Share is a Christmas Card created with the Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees stamp set and coordinating Tree Punch. This is one of my favorite sets in the Holiday Catalog 2014. I used the Stampin' Up! Filigree Frame Textured Embossing Folder for the background and  I embellished with Pearls and Real Red Satin Ribbon. Because the Festival of Trees is a photopolymer stamp set, you can easily achieve 2-step stamping with ease! The really fun part was creating the die cut Joy sentiment using the Stampin' Up! Little Letters Thinlits Dies. Keep reading below to see a tutorial on how you can achieve this with other words as well.

Card Measurements:
Real Red Card Base: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Old Olive Card Layer: 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
Whisper White Card Layer: 5 1/4" x 4"

Paper: Old Olive, Real Red, Whisper White

Ink: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Real Red

Stamp: Festival of Trees

Accessories: Filigree Frame Textured Embossing Folder, Little Letters Thinlits Dies, Big Shot, Tree Punch, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (Star)Real Red Satin Ribbon, Pearls

Little Letters Die Cut Words On Cards Tutorial

1. Fold your card stock at 5 1/2"x 4 1/4". Lay the Card Base on the Big Shot using this sandwich: Magnetic Platform, Clear Plate, Card Base. Spell out the word you want to die using the Little Letter Thinlits Dies and place them on edge of the fold on the Card Base. Use Washi Tape to hold the letters in place.

2. Place the remaining Clear Plate on the Big Shot Sandwich right above the edge of the letters. Do not cover the letters entirely with the plate or they will all be cut out.

3. Run the Big Shot Sandwich through the machine and your Card Base should look like this.

4. Gently push each of the letters up along the edge and fold your Card Base to create a card.

5. Decorate your card!

Happy Stamping!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

What's Up Wednesday - New Stampin' Up! Gentle Peace Stamp Set (Perfect For Coloring With The Blendablilities!)

Click On The Picture Below To Download The Flyer!

Happy Hump Day Everyone! Stampin' Up! has released the New Gentle Peace Photopolymer stamp set for October! Created by lead illustrator Kathy Pitt, this set was designed to work with the Stampin' Up! Blendabilities to resemble the effect of brightly-colored stained glass. Think of all the color combinations you can use to design a beautiful card for Christmas.

Click here to order yours today!

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tuesday Tool - Stampin' Up! Stampin' Mist (Get Your Stamps Clean!)

Good Morning Everyone! Today's Tuesday Tool is the Stampin' Up! Stampin' Mist. This lightly scented spray cleans and conditions your rubber stamps. It comes in a 2 ounce bottle, but 8 ounce refill bottles are available as well. For the best results, clean your stamps immediately after each use.

Features & Benefits
  •  Cleans all types of ink from rubber 
  •  Conditions rubber stamps
  •  Comes in non-aerosol spray bottle 
  •  2 oz. of Stampin’ Mist
  •  8 oz. refill available


Spray directly on Stampin’ Scrub.

For best results, clean stamp immediately after use.

Dark ink may stain rubber.

Stampin’ Mist cleans stamps but will not remove stains.

For best results in cleaning StazOn ink from stamps, use StazOn cleaner.

If you would like to purchase the Stampin' Up! Stampin' Mist, click here

Happy Stamping!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Make It Monday - Stampin' Up! Wondrous Wreath Christmas Card

Good Morning Everyone! I hope you had a great weekend! I got to complete another set of Christmas Cards and spend time with my family! My Make It Monday share is a Christmas Card created with the Stampin' Up! Wondrous Wreath stamp set and coordinating Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies. I was totally inspired by Justin Krieger and a card he did, but I made a few changes to make it my own. I used the Stampin' Up! Hardwood stamp for the background and I added an embossed window from a die in my stamping stash. I then embellished with rhinestones and a die cut sentiment from the Stampin' Up! Expression Thinlits dies. You can find the set of 3 Expression Thinlits on the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack for $14.99. Just a reminder, there are 72 Days until Christmas! Have you started your Holiday Cards?

Card Measurements:
Chocolate Chip Card Base: 4 1/4" x 11"
Whisper White Card Layer: 5 1/4" x 4"

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Whisper White

Ink: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Real Red, Old Olive Assortment of Blendabilities

Stamp: Hardwood, Wondrous Wreath

Accessories; Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies, Expression Thinlits Dies, Window Die, Big Shot, Rhinestones

Happy Stamping!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Saturday Share - Stampin' Up! Curvy Keepsake Box Halloween Treats (Shh! Work Of Art Is Involved!)

Good Morning Everyone! My Saturday Share are these cute little Halloween Treats created with the Stampin' Up! Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits Dies. Last month I used the same dies to create an Apple as a Thank You gift for Teachers. Who knew it could be so versatile? I used the Stampin' Up! Work of Art stamp set to add details with the stripes and I added leaves die cut from the Stampin' Up! Fun Fall Framelits Dies. Last but not least, I added paper punch Jack-O-Lantern faces and stamped my tag with the Stampin' Up! Bite Me! stamp set. Trick or Treat!

Paper:  Basic Black, Mellow Moss, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White

Ink: Black Memento, Tangerine Tango

Stamps: Bite Me, Work of Art

Accessories: Stampin' Up! Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits Dies, Fun Fall Framelits Dies, Big Shot, Jack-O-Lantern Punch, Whisper White Baker's Twine

Happy Stamping!


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