Monday, May 25, 2015

Make It Monday - Stampin' Up! Scalloped Thinlits Die Flag Card (Happy Memorial Day!)

Good Morning Everyone! My Make It Monday share is a Flag Card created with the Stampin' Up! Scalloped Thinlits Die. It was inspired by Melanie Coverston ,but I made a few changes to make it my own. I used the Big Shot Machine to die cut the main scalloped layer in Whisper White. I then repeated the same step twice in Night of Navy and Real Real. Next, I used the negative pieces to fill in the flag. Mini Glue dots made this step easy. Finally, I attached my sentiment created with the Stampin' Up! Lots of Thanks stamp set, Star Framelits Dies, and New Banner Triple Punch. Let us not forget the dedicated men and women who sacrificed so much for our freedom!

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

Paper: Real Red, Night of Navy, Whisper White

Ink: Night of Navy

Stamp: Lots of Thanks

Accessories: Scalloped Thinlits Die, Star Framelits Dies, Big Shot, Banner Triple Punch, Owl Builder Punch (Heart), Neutrals Candy Dots (Whisper White), Mini Glue Dots

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Try It Thursday - Stampin' Up! You've Got This New Catalog Sneak Peek!

Good Morning Everyone! My Try It Thursday share is another Encouragement Card created with the New Stampin' Up! You've Got This stamp set. I am addicted to flowers, so this set was a must. I created the background using the cross hatch stamp included in the set. I then colored, cut, and attached the flower image, to the front of the card; using Stampin' Dimensionals. I love how they give this card depth. Finally, I stamped my sentiment and embellished with Rhinestones. Each of the card elements came together to make a Clean and Simple Card!

Card Measurements:
Calypso Coral Card Base: 4 1/4" x 11"
Pool Party Card Layer: 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Whisper White Card Layer: 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Paper: Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White

Ink: Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Wild Wasabi

Stamp: You've Got This

Accessories: Label Bracket Punch, Rhinestones, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stamping!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

What's Up! Wednesday - Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals (Get Them While They Last!)

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals May 19, 2015 - May 25, 2015

Happy Hump Day Everyone! Every Tuesday Stampin' Up! has weekly deals on great products! These deals will be offered while supplies last and the discount will appear in your basket when you check out in my online store. Stock up for yourself or give these great products as gifts! Don't forget to check back each week to see the new deals!

Click here to start shopping!

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday Tool - Stampin' Up! Crystal Effects (Add Dimension To All Of Your Paper Craft Projects!)

Good Morning Everyone! Today's Tuesday Tool is the Crystal Effects Adhesive. This is another must have for your paper crafting tool chest. With Crystal Effects, you can add a lacquered dimensional look to all of your paper craft projects.

Features & Benefits
  • Gives a high-gloss finish to any image

  • Creates amazing 3-D effects

  • Applicator tip provides great control

  • Distributed exclusively by Stampin’ Up!

  • Water based for quick and easy cleanup

  • Dries completely within an hour, depending on how thickly it is applied

  • 2 oz.

Quick Trick

Add a drop or two of our Classic Ink refill to the Crystal Effects, and you’ll have a high-gloss colored finish.

Crystal Effects also works great as an adhesive to attach buttons and other heavier embellishments. Add a three-dimensional effect to your projects with Crystal Effects. Simply apply a thick line of Crystal Effects to the outline of your stamped image. After the line has dried, add a thinner coat of Crystal Effects to the inside area of what was outlined.


Crystal Effects can be used with any stamped image that has been colored with any medium: Stampin’ Write Markers,or Stampin’ Pads.

Do not shake. Shaking Crystal Effects will cause bubbles that will show up in your work.

Recap after use to prevent the tip from drying and clogging.

Allow approximately one hour drying time.

For best results, use Crystal Effects within one year of purchase.

If you would like to purchase the Crystal Effects Adhesive, click here

Happy Stamping!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Make It Monday - Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life New Catalog Sneak Peek Card

Good Morning Everyone! I hope you had a great weekend! I spent mine playing with new goodies from the upcoming Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog 2015 - 2016. My Make It Monday share is an Encouragement Card created with the New Sprinkles of Life Ronald McDonald stamp set and coordinating Tree Builder Punch. With every purchase, Stampin' Up! will make a $3.00 donation to RMHC; which helps families all over. For this card, I used the new Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper for the background. I then stamped each of the ice cream scoops on card stock and punched them out. I repeated the same step with the cone, however, I fussy cut it with scissors. After assembling my ice cream, I added my sentiment and a banner created with the New Banner Triple Punch. My final step was embellishing with Baker's Twine and Candy Dots! Yummy!

Card Measurements:
Tip Top Taupe Card Base: 5" x 10"
Watermelon Wonder Card Layer: 4 3/4" x 4 3/4"
Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Layer: 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"
Whisper White Card Layer: 2 5/8" x 3 3/4"

Paper: Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack

Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder

Stamp: Sprinkles Of Life

Accessories: Banner Triple Punch, Owl Builder Punch (Cherry), Tree Builder Punch, Whisper White Baker's Twine, Regals Candy Dots (Crushed Curry)

Happy Stamping!


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