Split Panel Shaker Card

Combining unique techniques to create a one-of-a-kind card is so gratifying– This is one I shared on my Facebook Lunchtime Live Crafting a few Mondays ago and I finally edited the video tutorial to share with you!

IMG_6035-(W)-2-(W)It’s a Split Panel card with a Mason Jar Shaker Dome and you can make it in many colors~ I used the 2020-2022 In Colors. 

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You may have noticed the second one ISN’T a shaker card…I gave the one from the video away!

You can watch and follow along in the video to create your own:

You can order all the supplies to create this card from my Stampin’ Store. Let me know if you try it and how you love it!

Meanwhile, join me each Monday at 12:30 pm (MT) for live crafting on my Creative Juice by Loni Facebook Page.

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New at SU!- Sunflowers are for Celebrating!

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With the premier of the NEW 2020-2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog at the beginning of June, our International group of demonstrator friends are Hoppin’ with creative paper crafting ideas featuring our favorite new FLORAL stamps!

It was a surprise to me, but the Celebrate Sunflowers have cheered me up immensely after the uncertainty of the past few months:

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I paired it with my beloved Buffalo Check background in a vibrant new In Color: Magenta Madness! Isn’t that just so Daisy Duke?

Even the inside of the card brings a smile to my face:

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The Stitched Rectangle and Stitched So Sweetly dies made the layers come together quickly. I know you may be as anxious as I am to get your hands on the NEW Stampin’ Cut and Emboss machine and here’s some good news: The standard machine will be available for customer orders on September 1st!

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Would love to hear from you, then hop over to Tricia’s blog!

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June 2020 New At SU! Roll:

Tricia’s Stamping Creations – Lovely You Bundle

Create With Cheryl – Tasteful Touches

Moore Fun Stamping – Ornate Garden

247inkspiration – Jar of Flowers

Playing with Paper Crafting – Celebrate Sunflowers

The Pampered Stamper – Prized Peony

StampinScrapper – Peony Garden

Margriet Siekman – Jar of Flowers

Stamping with the Copper Cropper – Celebrate Sunflowers

Creative Juice by Loni – Celebrate Sunflowers

Simple Sunflower Celebration Card

Send a little sunshine with a sunflower card!

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The new Celebrate Sunflower stamp set is sensational to stamp with!

One detail I love is the subtle embossing folder: I adhered the vanilla card stock to the cinnamon cider layer before running it through this often overlooked tool…and it gives it a texture like a painter’s canvas:

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While I only used the stamps for this project, there are coordinating dies and when you bundle the stamps & dies together, you save 10%.

I used this card as an invitation for my annual hostess appreciation brunch and it was an easy one to make in multiples. If you would like an invitation to next year’s hostess appreciation event, June is a fine time to hold a virtual (or in-person) Stampin’ Up! party because when your total reaches $250, you earn an additional $25 in Stampin’ Rewards to spend!

Host in June

Shoot me a message and let’s plan a party with your friends!

To create this sunflower celebration card, DOWNLOAD THE TUTORIAL HERE or click on the image below.

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Pick a Bundle: June Starter Kit Bonus

06.03.20_SHAREABLE_RECRUITING_PROMO_USStampers worldwide agree that free stamps stamp the best!

From June 3 through June 30th, when you join my team and become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, you can add any stamp/tool bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog to your Starter Kit for FREE. The customizable Starter Kit is already a fantastic value ($125 in stamping supplies for just $99), so adding an entire bundle from a brand new catalog is the frosting on top of the cake!

Most people join to be the first to see and purchase new products, to get a discount on high-quality stamping supplies, or to earn rewards and income. These are all great reasons PLUS you’ll also discover that the relationships you create with like-minded crafters are just as amazing!

 

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In-troducing In-Colors, 2020-2022

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Say hello to the NEW 2020-2022 In Colors!

Tomorrow the 2020-2021 Stampin’ Up! catalog goes live and the thing I look forward to the MOST are the new colors. Let me introduce you:

BUMBLEBEE: This hue is a smidgeon more mustard-y than Crushed Curry and very on-trend in fashion and home decor currently!

CINNAMON CIDER: A warm tone that reminds me of the sandstone of my hometown of St. George, Utah, but more brown than red.

JUST JADE: If you are looking for the Emerald City, this is your color! Wouldn’t it be lovely on a monochromatic care using the other greens as well?

MAGENTA MADNESS: A vibrant pink that will give your projects a pick-me-up and pop of color!

MISTY MOONLIGHT: A dark denim color that will be a neutral you gravitate to for masculine cards.

You’ll be able to add all these to your cart beginning June 3rd, including ink pads & refills, card stock, Designer Series Paper, ribbon and accessories, along with the new Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set that I used for these cards.

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Which In Color is a “must have” for you? 

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Coordination is Our Strong Point

Creativity comes easily when you’ve got fabulous coordinating products… We don’t want to brag, but coordination is one of our strong points.

The artists at Stampin’ Up! have curated two unique collections of exclusive coordinating products we call Product Medleys that give you the materials you need to create something amazing.  As part of the Retirement List, two Product Medleys are currently available, only while supplies last, at some DEEP DISCOUNTS!
The Botanical Prints Product Medley is a perfect example. The medley includes stamps, paper, dies, and accessories for creating cards and more. This product medley is also available in French.

Botanical Prints Product Medley #151301

SAVE 40%

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The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley is the second amazing deal: Products in this medley are exclusive to this medley and cannot be purchased anywhere else. You’ll love the happy, rosy feeling you get as you create with these fun and flowery products.

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SAVE 45%

 

New at SU: Happy Trails to Happy Tails

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Welcome to our NEW AT SU! Blog hop: Today our international group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators are hosting a “Retirement Parade” showing you some of our favorite stamps that will be retired by June 2nd.

I chose the Happy Tails stamp set in memory of my walking companion of 10 years who we had to say good-bye to not long ago. While Tiger (my dog) wasn’t a Dalmation, it seemed to fit this fun-fold card perfectly:IMG_5341-(W)-2

It’s a tri-fold card and I started with a 12″ x 5.5″ piece of Whisper White card stock (scored at 4″ and 8″) and used the Stitched Rectangle Dies to create a frame on the front flap of the card.  IMG_5343-(W)

Once the card is completely open, there is plenty of space to write your message:

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The Happy Tails stamp set is retiring, but the Dog Builder Punch will be carrying over to the new catalog (with no coordinating stamp set) so this is the time to get your paws on both of them!

Tiger was a loyal, patient and loving dog who was a blessing to our family and is missed. Happy Trails, Tiger and the Happy Tails stamp set!

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You can move backwards or continue forward through the other awesome projects in our Retirement Parade!  You are sure to find a reason to contact your demonstrator ASAP to get something you won’t want to craft without before it’s gone 🙂

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The May 2020 Blog Hop Participants:

Joyce Whitman- StampinScrapper

Jackie Lawless- Stamping Jack

Pat Ertman- Gifted Hands Ink

Loni Spendlove- Creative Juice by Loni

Anke Heim- Scraphexe

Cynthia McQueen- A Crowning Creation

Heather Cooper- Playing with Paper Crafting

Margriet Siekman- Margriet Siekman

Tricia Butts- Tricia’s Stamping Creations

Terry Montgomery- Terryfic Cards

Mary Ann Rossiter- StampinMak

Diane Browning- 247inkspiration

Brenda Copper- Stamping with the Copper Cropper

Giveback and Connect

 

COVID-19 Giveback

Physical distance doesn’t have mean we are disconnected: We can always connect with each other through creativity!

Stampin’ Up! has created a digital stamp set that is packed with both lighthearted and thoughtful sentiments and imagery relevant to the unique COVID-19 and social distancing situation we are currently in. You can use the download in your papercrafting, cardmaking, gifts, and memory keeping projects.

Simply print the imagery on cardstock and cut it out using Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Trimmer, punches, or dies. The download includes 15 pages with over 60 greetings and images, each with multiple color options, instructions for use, and a list of colors used for each image to make coordination easy for you.

The extra-bright part of this digital stamp set is that it’s part of Stampin’ Up!’s Making a Difference program! 100% of the Share Sunshine PDF Download proceeds will go to COVID-19 efforts through The World Health Organization’s COVID-Solidarity Response Fund and the United Way Worldwide’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund

How to order:

1. Click here & select the Giveback language of your preference

2. Add to cart and complete payment

3. Download from confirmation screen or the email you receive in your inbox

Here are a few samples I’ve been making:

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Ideas for using the digital stamp images:

  • Add the images to your journal, planner, and memory keeping
  • Keep things light by adding a square of the hottest new crafting supply, toilet paper, as a cheeky accent on your project
  • Bring a smile to a 2020 graduate by using a funny and relevant image or phrase along with your card or gift
  • Kids love to create and these images make it easy for kids express their creativity and fill time with a useful activity
  • Create thinking of you, hello, and sympathy cards to send to friend, family, or elderly who are isolated
  • Make gifts or cards for healthcare workers
  • Hang a quirky, fun sign on your door to give a lift to hardworking delivery people

    ORDER YOUR COPY AT covid19.stampinup.com

Chinchilla Out with a Color Challenge

The first day of May 2020 feels like it needs some CHEERFUL colors, and the TGIF Challenges team delivered just what the doctor ordered: 262

This pIayful palette called for something light-hearted, and the Witty-Cisms stamp set was the first to come to mind- that chillaxing chinchilla image has been begging for me to ink it up!

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It was so adorable in just a simple color-block, that I wondered how it would look with a little texture. Grabbed two of my favorite embossing folders and made a stepped-up version:

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Which one do you like best?

I’ll be sad when this stamp set retires on June 2nd because it has such clever greetings paired with adorable drawings! If you love it as well, sign up for my Witty-Cisms VIRTUAL Class in the mail HERE before May 15th: It includes instructions and supplies for 6 cards, the stamp set, Everyday Label Punch and 4 Stampin’ Blends Markers. This Chinchilla card is a bonus one you can make at home now!

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Heads up: Both of the embossing folders are retiring too, but the good news is that a NEW Die Cutting/Embossing Machine is coming soon!!!

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Retiring List: What You Need to Know

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As Stampin’ Up! transitions to a new catalog (coming in June) they have released a list of products that are retiring. Here are a few things to know about the Retirement List:

In Colors: All 2018-2020 In Color inks, paper, and embellishments are retiring. These items usually sell out quickly so don’t forget to add ink refills and extra card stock for your craft stash.

 

2018-2020 IN COLORS (retiring)

Colors GRAPEFRUIT GROVE Colors LOVELY LIPSTICK Colors PINEAPPLE PUNCH Colors BLUEBERRY BUSHEL Colors CALL ME CLOVER

Stamps vs. Accessories: Retiring stamps are available through June 2nd. All other retiring items, such as paper, embellishments, and dies are only available while supplies last, so don’t want too long before ordering or you may miss out!

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FAQ:
* Stampin’ Blends WILL be in the new catalog as a combo pack (a light AND dark shade of the same color) but will not be available to order individually.
* A NEW and IMPROVED adhesive option will be introduced in the new catalog, but if you need SNAIL refills before then, order early as they may go quickly.
* Yes, there will be a NEW die-cutting tool coming, and while you will see it in the new catalog, it may not be available to order immediately after the catalog goes live. But you’ll love it when you get it!
* I’ll be mailing catalogs to my active customers, and I’d love to serve your creative needs! If you’d like to order from me, shoot me a message and I’ll drop a catalog in the mail to you!