Hey, Birthday Chick: 3-for-Free!

Remember the Hey, Chick stamp set from Sale-a-Bration a few years back? They were the “must-have” set of the year and those same chicks are BACK (and ready to PARTY!) in the January-June mini catalog. It’s fitting that my February 2021 3-for-Free class features the new Hey, Birthday Chick! bundle:

In addition to their new stamp set, the original set is available AGAIN – ICYMI – and there are coordinating dies to keep them farm-fresh. “CHICK” out what all the cluck is about HERE!

Starting off with a simple card, I created this one on my Facebook page last Monday:

There is also an edited version of the how-to video on YouTube:

When you order the Hey, Birthday Chick bundle from my Stampin’ Store in February, you’ll receive a tutorial for 3 projects via email with the paper goods to make those projects coming to you in the mail.

Supplies you will also need to complete the 3-for-Free projects:

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I listed the mini Cut & Emboss machine for those who don’t have a machine yet, but a regular Cut & Emboss machine will work too (or a Big Shot).

Curvy Celebrations: December 3 for Free

Introducing my December “Three for Free” kit: Featuring the Curvy Celebrations Early Release Bundle! When you order the Quite Curvy Early-Release bundle (from the January-June Catalog) OR the Quite Curvy Variety bundle (which includes the limited-release Curvy Christmas stamp set and Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper), I will send you a .pdf tutorial for THREE fabulous cards AND the supplies to create those cards in the mail!

Whether you are a “simple stamper” or a “sensational stamper”, you’ll find yourself reaching for these new stamping supplies when you want to send a sweet card or greeting! These are two extra ideas for you:

This next card is a mash-up of card elements I borrowed from other cards I had seen:

  • The label (from the Wild Rose Dies) was a lovely background for the spray of flowers
  • Embossing the flowers on colored card stock
  • Taking the colors from the Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Paper
  • Using two of the curvy edge dies brings a lot of movement
  • Wrapping the ribbon around the top layers in the center of the card made me happy

I hope this Curvy Bundle ends up on your list in December…or put it on your wish list for Santa!

Peace & Joy: 3 for Free Class

With a new month comes a new class in the mail: November’s 3 for Free class showcases some fancy typography in the Peace & Joy Bundle!

When you order the bundle from my Stampin’ Store during November 2020, you’ll receive 3 tutorials via email along with the consumable supplies to make the projects in your mail box!

What else will you need to make the cards this month?

  • Stampin’ Up! Ink Pads: Versamark or white craft ink, Highland Heather, Shaded Spruce, Granny Apple, Poppy Parade and Cherry Cobbler (some other colors can be substituted if needed)
  • Adhesive and scissors
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss (or compatible die cutting machine)
  • Clear or white embossing powder and heat tool.

I demonstrated this card as a bonus idea yesterday! It’s a good overview of what is included in the bundle, so take a moment to watch:

You are really going to enjoy creating the projects I’m sure there will be some you want to make in multiples, so grab your Peace & Joy bundle and message me with your favorite project!

3 for Free: Banner Year

Yes, I know it’s half-way through October…and I’ll let you in on the 3 for Free virtual classes for November and December at a the end of this post, but for now, here’s my 3 for FREE offer for this month:

When you order the Banner Year Bundle from my Stampin’ Store in October, I’ll email you a .pdf with 3 tutorials and send you the consumable supplies in the mail to make one of each!

Other supplies you will need to complete these projects (you can order them at the same time or substitute with what you have on hand):

  • Ink Pads: Shaded Spruce, Real Red, Seaside Spray, Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Early Espresso and Terracotta Tile
  • 1-1/2″ circle punch, small circle punch (1/8″)
  • Scissors, Adhesive and Dimensionals

This bundle is very versatile and covers 6 months of holiday (Halloween through Valentines) with the stamp set and Banners Pick-A-Punch which can punch banners 1/2″, 3/4″ or 1″ wide:

You’ll enjoy getting your bundle and completing 3 lovely cards for 3 different seasons right off the bat!

Here’s another card you can create with your bundle and the 2020-2022 In Color Designer Series Paper:

As promised: My 3 FOR FREE offer for November will be for the Peace & Joy Bundle and December will be for the Curvy Celebrations Bundle – a pre-order opportunity you are going to turn cartwheels over!

Plaid Tidings: 3 for Free Class Kit

When a stamp set works for more than one season, it’s a great investment. When you can get it in a bundle with dies that could be used for ANYTHING, it’s as good as if you had invested in ZOOM in 2019.

I’ve chosen this collection of products to be my “3 for Free” class in September 2020: When you purchase the Plaid Tidings Suite from my Stampin’ Store, I’ll send you the consumable supplies to create 3 projects and the tutorial for the projects will hit your email inbox before the supplies arrive in your mailbox!

It was delightful to invent this new fun fold~ calling it the Label Flap Card:

Here’s the video tutorial…count it as ANOTHER card you can create with your new supplies!

The Christmas version of the same card:

There are a few things you’ll need to complete the 3-for-Free class kit. You may substitute ink colors or adhesives you already have in your craft studio as well as a compatible die cutting machine (like the Big Shot). If you need any of these supplies, you may add them to your order at the same time.

Suggested Supplies:

Ink pads: Memento Black, Cinnamon Cider, Pretty Peacock, Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce.

Stampin’ Blends: Pumpkin Pie Combo

Other: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, Simply Scored ~or~ Stampin Trimmer, Blender Pen, Stampin’ Seal Adhesive, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Small circle punch, stapler

Click the image below to order the Plaid Tidings Suite and get the 3-for-Free Class Kit in the mail!

Above the Clouds (+ 3 for Free)

Still on my bucket list: Ride in a Hot Air Balloon.

At least I can stamp some balloons with the Above the Clouds bundle from Stampin’ Up! until I can check the adventure off:

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On Monday I demonstrated this card during my Lunchtime Live broadcast from my Creative Juice Facebook Page:

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I announced that during August 2019, anyone who ordered the Above the Clouds bundle from my Stampin’ Store will get 3 exclusive card tutorials via email PLUS I will mail them the paper goods to create those 3 cards at the end of the month!

Here’s a peek at the cards…and one of them is a fabulous fun fold:

Above the Clouds 3 for Free

While you can use any colors of ink you’d like, here are the ones I used in the tutorial (you can add them to your order if you don’t have them): Pacific Point, Melon Mambo,  Daffodil Delight, Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green and Seaside Spray. You will also need an Aquapainter OR Blender Pen and a Stampin’ Sponge.

Don’t miss the opportunity to get your 3 Above the Clouds card supplies and tutorial FREE: Order the bundle by August 31st from my Stampin’ Store!

Crazy for Daisies: Get 3 Free Cards!

Did you know:

  1. Daisies are found on every continent except Antarctica?
  2. Daisy leaves are edible (they are high in vitamin C and can be added to a salad)?
  3. Daisies represent purity and innocence
  4. They are actually 2 flowers in one: The (usually) white petals count as one flower and the cluster of (usually) tiny yellow disc petals that form the ‘eye’ is technically another.

The beauty of stamping a daisy is that you can make them ANY color and with the addition of the Daisy Lane bundle to the Stampin’ Up! catalog, we now have 2 sizes of Daisy punches to play with…and they look fabulous in layers, as I demonstrated today on my Facebook Lunchtime Crafting LIVE:

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This card opens like an overlapping gate and the 3-D flower curls back onto the card, making it feel ALIVE.

SPECIAL OFFER: 3 Free Cards!

I know you’ll love playing with the bundle (stamps + punch = save 10%) so I’m offering a BONUS to my customers: Order the Daisy Lane bundle from my Stampin’ Store (through July 22, 2019) , I’ll send you the supplies* and instructions to make 3 cards!

*Card stock and embellishments included. Ink pads and adhesive NOT included. You may use any colors, but the coordinating ink pads are Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green and Night of Navy if you would like to add them to your order.

Here’s a sneak peek:

 

So go CRAZY for daisies and get ready to make some beautiful cards!

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