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Stampin' Up! White Christmas Gift Card Holder Card!

Hey there! I'm finally feeling better. I'm still stuffed up, but I'm taking an anitbiotic for a sinus infection, so it should clear up eventually. I even was able to venture out last night to watch my grandkids perform in their Christmas program at church! yay!

Here's a card created by Kelly Acheson from the last swap. Kelly used White Christmas and a unique construction to add a gift card holder to a traditional card:

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Very nice snowy scene. I love the tiny little bow at the end of the banner!

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Inside there's a little pull-tab at the bottom to add the gift card!

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The section attached to the front panel causes the inside to slide up when the card is opened so the gift card is revealed!

That's all for now! I've got a MILLION things to get done! I'm still pretty washed-out from the five-day fever, but there's so much to do, I need to be super-girl for awhile!

Here's the supply list for today's project. You can order what you need from my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

 

 

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin'Up! Sunday Swap Day Getting My Groove Back!

Hey there! I have to apologize for being silent so much of this past week. Even though I am feeling much better, laying low for those several days last week really put me behind on everything, including stamping and creating. I will have something new to show you on Monday, thank goodness, and am really happy to have more swaps to share with you today!

As many of you probably know, I participate in a monthly swap with Carol Nordquist's group. Carol has gathered a group of exceptional demonstrator stampers over the years. I was honored to be invited to join her group a few years ago (2009 I believe), and have been swapping with them almost every month since! We swap full cards, not just card fronts, and a total of 21 all-alike cards wings their way to Minnetonka, MN, around the 16th of every month. I am always excited to receive back 20 different cards, usually based on the theme Carol chooses.

Today's cards are no exception to the excellence rule of Carol's swap. This first card is by the queen of the swap herself, Carol Nordquist! Carol combined the Blessed Easter single stamp with Calypso Coral, Whisper White, and Basic Black to create a memorable birthday card:

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When you open the card it folds back into a traditional easel card. Carol used a sentiment from Perfect Pennants, punched with the Decorative Label Punch, as the "stop" for the easel, and added Dazzling Diamonds to to popped-up tulip for some bling!

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Renee Watson also used a sentiment from Perfect Pennants, coupling it with rock-n-rolled Petite Petals blossoms, Pumpkin Pie Chevron Ribbon, and a Tempting Turquoise/Chevron Textured card base.

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Loraine Duran used the same sentiment Renee did, only she used stamps from Simple Stems and free Sale-a-bration Designer Paper, Sweet Sorbet for her Scalloped Tag Topper Closure card for a completely different look:

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Amy Combs took Perfect Pennants in another direction entirely with the Geometrical stamp set and Kaleidoscope Designer Paper. She added touches of Burlap  and Natural Chevron Ribbon, and stamped her main image on a Scalloped Tag Topper-punched tag. The Arrows Textured Impressions Folder-embossed Summer Starfruit retro background pulls it all together!

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Retro Fresh paper was combined with the Spiral Spins stamp set from the Occasions catalog (reminds me of my old spirograph!) A Just Sayin' greeting was cut with a Word Bubbles Framelit and a bit of Crisp Cantaloupe Ruffled Stretch Trim was formed into a rosette by this un-named (no name on the backof the card) creator:

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Last for this week's Sunday Swap Day, Katy Simecka cut out a Silver-embossed Happy Day from Starburst Sayings with a Starburst Framelit, then mounted it on Fancy Foil Silver Vellum. This color and paper combo would also make a great wedding, anniversary, or retirement card, wouldn't it?

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That's all for today. Be sure to come back tomorrow to see a trio of little spring/easter treats I created for you!

I would be remiss if I let you go today without reminding you that today and tomorrow are the final day of Sale-a-bration for 2014. It goes by so quickly, doesn't it? To place your final (or maybe your first!) order of at least $50 before tax & shipping and choose your free item from this year's Sale-a-bration catalog, click HERE to shop and order from my Online Store.

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

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Stampin' Up! Starburst Sayings Happy Day!

Hey there! Today I have the final project from February's Happiest Day class using Starburst Sayings stamps and Birthday Basics Designer Paper!

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Happiest Day class attendees made this fun-fold card with the birthday candle attached with the Raspberry Ripple 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon and glue dots. The "Oh Happy Day"  and "celebrate" from Starburst Sayings was cut out with Starburst Framelit Dies, then mounted onto a circle cut with a Circles Collection Framelit and a 1 1/4" Circle punch. We also made a custom envelope for the card with the Envelope Punch Board.

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The card fully opened.

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On the back side of the card we stamped images with the Make a Wish stamp set using Raspberry Ripple and Bermuda Bay Stampin' Write Markers.

Here's the class handout to create this card, including the directions to make the envelope:

Download Starburst Sayings Birthday Basics

That's all for now. To order Stampin' Up! products to make this card, click HERE

to go to my Online Store!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014

Products used today:

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Starburst Sayings Bundle       Birthday Basics Designer Paper       Make a Wish

(stamp set & framelits)         #130145 $10.95                            #131928   wood $23.95

#134817 wood $44.95                                                               #129222  clear $17.95                                   

#134818 clear $38.95


Stampin' Up! Happiest Day and More!

Hey there! We had a fun time yesterday at my Sale-a-bration Kick-off! Lots of ladies in and out all afternoon and evening, with lots of cards made, grab-bags chosen, parties booked, and order forms filled out! I even signed up a new recruit during the event, and she has her first party already booked! yay!

I have been head-down getting ready for this event for a few days, so realized this morning that I have been remiss is announcing my newest class offerings here at my house. (Just to give you a heads-up, I'm planning to announce an Online Virtual Class for my long-distance friends soon!)

"Happiest Day" Classes!

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Fri. February 7th 1-9 p.m.

Fri. March 7th 1-9 p.m.

Fri. April 4th 1-9 p.m

Fri. May 16th 1-9 p.m.

Fri. June 13th 1-9 p.m

Fee: $15  for 3 projects or class is free with a $30 order. Projects will vary from month to month, but the theme will always be "happiest day"!

Club option (local): Contact me direct for info if you would like to be part of the "Happiest Day" Club and receieve Hostess Benefits for participating! Join anytime!

"Vivid Vases" Class!

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Saturday, February 22nd, 1-5 pm.

Fee: $25 to make 5 projects using the Vivid Vases stamp set and Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper, including the "card in a box"  and traditional card shown above! Take $10 off the class fee when you order $25 or more.

"Glitz & Glam" Class!

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Saturday, March 15th, 1-5 p.m.

Fee: $25 to make 5 projects featuring our GOLD products in the Occasions Catalog! Take $10 off the class fee when you order $25 or more.

"Burlap & Blooms" Wreath Class!

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Fee: $25 to make this fun, springy wreath from the kit offered in the Occasions Catalog! All materials will be supplied, including hot glue guns and instruction.

I will be ordering the "Burlap & Blooms" Simply Created Kits for this class, therefore there is a FIRM DEADLINE RSVP date of Friday, March 14th!

"Girly Girls" Class!

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Saturday, April 26th, 1-5 p.m.

Fee: $25 to make 5 "girly" projects, perfect for birthdays or Mother's Day! We will be making this kraft gift box embellished with Spiral Flower Die roses! Take $10 off the class fee when you order $25 or more.

Also coming:

Friday, May 30th and Saturday, May 31st, New Catalog Kick-off! Details TBA, but you won't want to miss this once-a-year event! All attendees will receive their own spiral-bound NEW 2014-2015 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog from me! Catalogs are always free, but this is the only event you can get your catalog free AND spiral bound!

Saturday, June 7th, 1-5 p.m. "For the Boys" Class. Projects TBA.

Fee: $25 to make 5 projects "for the boys", perfect for birthdays or Father's Day! Take $10 off the class fee when you order $25 or more.

That's all for now. Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

To order Stampin' Up! supplies from your wish list, click HERE.

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014


Stampin' Up! Sweet Sorbet Secret Garden in a Box!

Hey there! I've been working on projects for my Sale-a-bration Kick-off and played around with a new card construction that has been making the blog rounds lately-a card-in-a-box! Lookie:

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Isn't it just the cutest thing?

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I used Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper from the Sale-a-bration brochure, Secret Garden stamps and framelits, window sheets, the 1 1/4" Scallop Circle punch, Neutrals and Subtles Candy Dots, Petite Petals  and Peite Pairs stamps and Petite Petals punch!

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The coolest thing about this card is it folds flat and fits perfectly inside one of our regular medium envelopes!

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All the recepient has to do is take it out of the envelope and set it open. Ta da! Instant happy!

Well, that's all for now. I have one more hostess party on Thursday before my SAB kick-off on Friday. I'm ready for Thursday, but still have a few things to prep for Friday. So I'm off to bed a bit earlier than my norm so I can pop up in the a.m. and get going!

To order at least $50 worth of Stampin' Up! products and be able to choose the yummy Sweet Sorbet paper as your free gift, just click HERE to go to my Online Store!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014


Stampin' Up! Starburst Sayings!

Hey there! I have another fun-fold card for you today using the same fold  and dimensions as yesterday, but this time I used the new Starburst Sayings from the Occasions Catalog to create a fun Birthday card:

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I love adding a real candle to a birthday card! Although it is not mailable, I made another custom envelope for it with my Envelope Punch Board. I cut out the "oh, HAPPY DAY" and the "celebrate", which are stamped with Bermuda Bay and Raspberry Ripple, with the coordinating Starburst Framelits Dies. I used Circles Framelits Dies that are just slightly larger than the starbursts to cut the layer behind each. I tied Raspberry Ripple 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon around the candle before adding it to the card with 3 Glue Dots. The card base is Bermuda Bay, the designer paper is Birthday Basics, and the images are stamped on Very Vanilla.

I added tiny mounds of Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details to the dots in the middle of the "HAPPY", and even added a bit of the same to the end of the candle! The Dazzling Details do take a bit of time to dry, so I added it to my card last thing so I could allow it to lay flat to dry.

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A view of the card front opened to reveal all of the Birthday Basics paper used.

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I used another pattern from the Birthday Basic pack, then stamped images from the Make a Wish stamp set, inked with Bermuda Bay and Raspberry Ripple Stampin' Write Markers. I even inked the flames on the stamp with Summer Starfruit!

That's all for now. To order the supplies to create this card, click HERE to go to my Online Store!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014


Stampin'Up! Language of Love!

Hey there! I had planned to show you more of the swaps from my downline meeting on Sunday, but instead I learned this neat new fun fold today and just couldn't wait to share it with you!

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I combined FOUR stamp sets to create this card:

Language of Love #133704 wood-mount $16.95, #133077 clear-mount $12.95

Hearts a Flutter #131922 wood-mount $25.95, #129252 clear-mount $18.95

Countless Sayings 1 Photopolymer #135892 $13.95

Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer #135893 $13.95

The card base is Baked Brown Sugar. Cardstocks are Whisper White, Real Red, Coastal Cabana.

Designer Series Paper is the Fresh Prints Stack #132996 $6.95

Hearts a Flutter Framelits #130159 $24.95

Bitty Banners Framelits #129267 $14.95

Small Heart Punch #117193 $5.95

Sweetheart Treat Bags #134610 $4.95 for a package of 12

Rhinestones Basic Jewels #119246 $4.95

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I attached one of the Sweetheart Treat Bags, folded into thirds, to the middle of the back side of the card to be able to add some candy! Fun!

Isn't this an awesome fold? Here's the dimensions for the card base: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 2", 3 1/8", 5 3/8", and 6 1/2".

The dimensions for the designer paper layers and the Whisper White center layer are:

Outside fold sections: 1 7/8" x 5 3/8" - you will need two

Inside fold sections: 1" x 5 3/8" -you will need two

Center section: 2 1/8" x 5 3/8" - you will need one

Even without the addtion of the candy this card was a little bit too bulky, so I also made a coordinating envelope for it with Coastal Cabana Designer Paper and my Envelope Punch Board #133774 $19.95.

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I used the Coastal Cabana Baker's Twine and one of the pre-cut striped banners from the Sweetheart Treat Bags kit  to tie up the envelope. Really cute and easy!

That's all for now. I've made a couple more cards with this fun fold, but I haven't had a chance to photograph them yet. I'm hoping to get a chance to do that today so I can show at least one of them to you tomorrow!

You can purchase your own supplies to make this card by clicking HERE to shop in my Online Store.

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014


Stampin'Up! Retro Fresh Geometrics!

Hey there! I am working on getting caught up from being gone to Leadership. Caught up my laundry today. Unpacked and bagged orders that arrived while I was gone. And I took some time to play with new Occasions catalog stuff! lookie:

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I used the Geometrics stamp set we received from Stampin' Up! to do part of our Leadership Make & Takes with Tangerine Tango, Naturals Ivory, So Saffron, Baked Brown Sugar, and Coastal Cabana cardstock. I used Retro Fresh Designer Paper, cut into slightly less than 1/2" x 3" wide strips, then punched both ends with the new Banner Punch from the Sale-a-bration brochure, then embossed them with the Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Folder from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

I just LOVE how the new Arrows Textured Impressions Folder so easily coordiates with the Retro Fresh paper!

After stamping "hooray for today" with Baked Brown Sugar ink, I added punched Chevrons  with Coastal Cabana and Baked Brown Sugar cardstock to the right side of the greeting. I added a gold sequin, also from the Occasions Catalog (did I tell you gold is the NEW silver?) to the center of both "o's" in hooray with a glue dot.

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I stamped a phrase from Make a Wish with Baked Brown Sugar ink, then added just a bit of Tangerine Tango ink to the flames with a marker. A couple of more chevrons, a gold sequin, and a row of punched Retro Fresh banners finishes off the inside and coordinates it with the outside!

That's all for now. I need to head off to bed. Alisa and Oakley & I are heading out for a little shopping trip tomorrow morning, then I hope to get back decently early enough to squeeze in some more stamping! I'm having a downline meeting this Sunday and a Shoebox Swap, so I need to figure out what my swap will be!

You can order the Geometrics stamp set and the Retro Fresh Designer Paper when you click HERE.

Here's the graphic for the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!

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I love that there are new sale items each week!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2014


Stampin'Up! Wonderful Blessing!

Good morning! We interrupt "What to Washi Week" to bring you this brand spankin' new creation:

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I created this with the new Wonderful Blessing single stamp (#134779 $8.95). I gold heat-embossed the image, along with Flowering Flourishes images on Midnight Muse cardstock.

I decided to use the "Double Door" or "Gatefold" layout. Here's the basic design:

Cut two card bases 8 1/2” x 4 ¼”. Score each at 2 1/8” and 4 ¼” on the 8 ½” side with Simply Scoring Tool. Use the smaller end of the scoring tool to score your lines. This lets the folds come together more closely when you put the card together. Fold both bases into a “z” shape as shown in picture #2. Attach 4 ¼” x 4 ¼” sections to each other to form card back with SNAIL.

I then cut the circles for the "doors" with the Circles Collection Framelits. It's not easy to describe this step. Maybe I will do a video for this card soon, we'll see! Leave me a comment if you would like to see this card in a video!

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I'm lovin' how this card turned out!

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The "merry christmas" is from Teeny Tiny Wishes, embossed on Midnight Muse and punched with the Word Window punch. I punched some of the new Gold Foil sheets with the Modern Label punch to layer behind it.

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That's all for now! I'm going to read to my grandson, Cohen, in his kindergarten class today for Grandparent's Day, so we shall see what I accomplish after I get home!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2013

Stampin' Up! Butterfly Bundle New Promotion Starts TODAY!

Good morning! I'm going to start right off with my newest creation, then I will give you the details of the NEW Stampin' Up! promotion, Butterfly Bundle, that just happens to involve two of the products used in todays' card!

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For my card base I cut Basic Black cardstock with the new Circle Card Thinlets Die, layered with Modern Medley Designer Paper. The Pink Pirouette scallop circle was cut with the scallop circle thinlet included in the set, (although when compared with the 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch they are just about identical in size)

The Butterfly Bundle products used are butteflies from the Papillon Potpourri stamp set and the Bitty Butterfly Punch. How does 15% off when purchased as a bundle sound?

The butterfly was stamped with Versamark after rubbing the Pink Pirouette cardstock with an Embossing Buddy, then sprinkling with Black Embossing Powder. After heating with the Heat Tool, it was punched with the Bitty Butterfly Punch.

ALL of the black images on this card are black heat-embossed. The black-embossed "wish big" from A Dozen Thoughts has a Pink Pirouette Papillon Potpourri butterfly stamped behind it. It is cut out with a cute little label die that is included in the 10-piece Circle Card Thinlet Die set!

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Above shows  the card as it is "flipping" . . . .

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And now flipped! The wording here is from the Express Yourself Hostess set.

Now for the details of this new special:

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Click Download Flyer_ButterflyBundle_Demo_8.29-9.30.2013_US-3

to print your own copy of the flyer!

You can go to my Online Store by clicking on the "Shop Now" button in the upper left side of this blog to order the Thinlet Card Dies, the Papillon Potpourri Bundle, or anything else you might need or fancy from today's post!

Remember all orders of at least $25 before shipping and tax qualify for my Bluesox Rewards tokens!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All products used are ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2013