No Need for Art Class

Annual Catalog - HAND-PENNED SUITE

You don’t have to be able to draw to be artistic: Rubber stamps are the tools that give you the creativity without the time and commitment of becoming a master!

The Hand-Penned Petals suite has stamps that appear hand-drawn, with two step-stamping images to “fill in” colors and hand-penned greetings. 
Pair the stamps with the coordinating dies and Designer Series Paper and you’ll be creating keepsakes your friends will treasure for years to come. When you choose the suite of products, it includes the stamp set, dies, Designer Series Paper and Genial Gems embellishments! 
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Annual Catalog - HAND-PENNED SUITE

Coordinating Products


Hand-penned Suite Collection (english)
Hand-penned Petals Bundle (english)
Hand-penned Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set
Hand-penned Designer Series Paper
Penned Flowers Dies
Genial Gems
Hand-penned Memories & More Card Pack
So Saffron Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

Hand-Penned Banner Card


Annual Catalog - Hand-Penned Banner Card

SUPPLIES:

BUNDLE
#155492 Hand-Penned Petals Bundle
(#155492 Hand-Penned Petals stamp set & #155557 Penned Flowers Dies)

PAPER
#105118 So Saffron, #115316 Rich Razzleberry, #146981 Shaded Spruce, #153077 Bumblebee, #121045 Basic Black, #149612 Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper, #155426 Pattern Party Designer Series Paper

INK
#101406 Jet Black StazOn, #102283 VersaMark, #147088 Shaded Spruce, #147091 Rich Razzleberry, #153116 Bumblebee, #154905 So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack

TOOLS
#151298 Water Painters, #129053 Heat Tool

ADHESIVES
#103683 Mini Glue Dots, #104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals, #152813 Stampin’ SEAL

EMBELLISHMENTS
#152477 Artistry Blooms Adhesive-Backed Sequins, #155475 Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack, #155554 Stampin’ Emboss Powers-Basics

TIPS: Create Customized Designer Series Paper to go with any project! Color areas or patterns of the paper with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or watercoloring. This works especially well with black and white patterned papers

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2021-2022 Annual Catalog
Add an extra package of Hand-Penned 12″x12″ Designer Series Paper to your order for 15% off in July so you can keep crafting with easy coordination all year long.

Cards to Dye For

In true re-cycle fashion, tie dying is back on trend! And it seems a bit more classy than the first time around, don’t you agree?

Naturally, Stampin’ Up! saw this coming and created the Spiral Dye stamp: It creates GROOVY backgrounds for cards (at 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″, it covers a standard A2 size card front).

The COOL thing about this stamp is that when you spin the stamped image 180 degrees, you can stamp it a second time with another color and get the Tie-Dye effect! The Stamparatus tool makes it SUPER easy:

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Looking at the spiral, it reminded my how often my “well-laid plans” get changed and I have to make adjustments. It happens to you, too, right? Learning to pivot and change directions is a skill that takes practice, but will help us learn to deal more smoothly with life’s unexpected challenges. Which is where I got the inspiration for this card:

Tell me you can relate.

Using Magenta Madness and Granny Apple Green as my colors, I stamped the Spiral Dye on a 4″ x 4″ piece of Basic White card stock, then used my trimmer to cut it into 6 random pieces before adding it to my card front. Demonstrators call it the “Scrappy Strip” technique.

To get a perfect edge around the word PIVOT (cut from the very versatile Playful Alphabet Dies), use an old fashioned compass drawing tool on the smallest width and lightly trace around the letters glued to white card stock with a sharp pencil. After fussy cutting, erase any leftover pencil marks.

The Lighthearted Lines had the perfect sentiments to go with it (PLOT TWIST!) and on the inside of the card I used another quote from the set:

Another Lighthearted Line sentiment that would have worked says, “When nothing goes right, go left”

Next I wanted to try embossing with the Spiral Dye and it worked out spectacularly:

It’s even more shiny in person!

I made you a tutorial for this one which you can download by clicking the button…and BTW, if you don’t have Silver Foil Sheets from last year’s catalog, there will be some in the August-December mini catalog coming 8/3!

New at SU! Designer Series Paper

We’re back with project ideas from around the globe to help you use your favorite Designer Series Paper! And what perfect timing, as many of our pretty patterned papers are ON SALE this month (July 2021) for 15% off:

While the Expressions in Ink paper is a SPECIALTY paper (and not on sale), I wanted you to see how gorgeous it is with the gold veins running through the watercolor images, so take a look:

This is a fancy fold that shows off BOTH sides of your DSP and you can use as a card (portrait) OR a pocket card (landscape).

To make the card, begin with a 5-1/4″ x 11-3/4″ piece of Designer Series Paper and score it along the long side at 1-3/4″, 4-3/4″ and 7-3/4″. Next, accordion fold it so that you have the piece you want on top, then adhere the back of the largest panel to a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ piece of card stock for a sturdy matte around your paper.

Here is the card open. I did tie the ribbon around the smallest panel and adhere it down so the ribbon won’t slide off, but you can leave the front flap free, if you’d like.

The Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper also coordinates with the 2021-2023 In-Colors, so you can mix and match the designs and colors!

For this version, the measurements are the same, but I tied the ribbon all the way around all the layers of DSP before attaching it to the card stock matte, creating two “pockets” where you can slide the card you’ll write in in the top pocket and a gift card into the shorter pocket.

The photos really don’t do the sparkle justice, but I hope you get the feel for what you could create with it! I’ll list the supplies used at the bottom of this post.

Now it’s time to hop over to Linda’s blog to see what she’s created with the Hand-Penned paper~

Product List
Expressions In Ink 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Specialty Designer Series Paper
$15.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Fresh Freesia 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Fresh Freesia 3/8" (1 Cm) Open Weave Ribbon
$7.00
Polished Pink 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Polished Pink 3/8" (1 Cm) Open Weave Ribbon
$7.00
Pale Papaya 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pale Papaya 3/8" (1 Cm) Open Weave Ribbon
$7.00
Label Me Fancy Punch
$18.00
Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
$18.00
Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
$17.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$6.00
Versamark Pad
$9.50
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$30.00
Heat & Stick Powder
$6.00
Gilded Leafing Embellishment
$9.00

July 2021 New at SU!: Designer Series Paper

Tricia’s Stamping Creations: Tidings of Christmas DSP

Stamping the Cape: In Good Taste DSP

De Kijkkast: Hand-Penned DSP

Creative Juice by Loni: Expressions in Ink Specialty DSP << YOU ARE HERE!

Moore Fun Stamping: Hand-Penned DSP

The Flying Stamper: Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP

Gifted Hands, Ink!: Simply Elegant Specialty DSP

Joni in the Spotlight Stamping: Expressions in Ink Specialty DSP

Stamping Flair: Sweet Symmetry DSP

Mamie & Papyrus: You’re a Peach DSP

Playing with Papercrafting: Hand-Penned DSP

Scraphexe: In Color DSP

Stamping with the Copper Cropper: Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP

24/7 Inkspiration: Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP

Sweet as a Peach: July 3 for Free

I could survive on fruit alone, and probably in my crafting, as well. Who wouldn’t love to bite into a sweet, juicy peach on a hot summer day?

In July 2021, I’m sending out 3 projects to my customers who purchase either the You’re a Peach Product Suite OR the Sweet as a Peach bundle…and let me be clear ~ The Suite is SWEETEST! It includes the stamp set, the coordinating dies, adorable Designer Series Paper AND a set of mini jam jars. (HINT: You might want to snag a second pack of the You’re a Peach DSP as it’s also on the July Designer Series Paper Sale and you are going to gobble it up).

Did you see that peek that you can also turn the peaches into cherries? (or plums, or even blueberries!)

While I will mail the consumable supplies for the free projects to you, there are a few supplies you may need. You are welcome to substitute colors you already have, but these colors will coordinate best for your projects:

  • Ink Pads: Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz, Cherry Cobbler, Calypso Coral, Memento Tuxedo Black, Craft White
  • Tools: Sponge Daubers, handheld hole punch, Tear & Tape Adhesive, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine (or mini machine)

I created this card for a swap and wanted you to see the Stitched Greenery Die, which you may not have even noticed in the catalog, but is my new favorite. It covers a whole card and paired with the peaches, it adds the perfect texture:

Tip for stamping perfectly ripe peaches: Stamp the peaches in Pale Papaya ink, then use a sponge dauber to add a *touch* of Flirty Flamingo ink on one side of the image before stamping onto your paper!

Product List
You're A Peach Suite Collection (English)
$57.25
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
$8.25
Pear Pizzazz 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Balmy Blue 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pale Papaya 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pale Papaya & White 1/2" (1.3 Cm) Woven Ribbon
$7.00
Pale Papaya Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Versamark Pad
$9.50
Stitched Greenery Die
$32.00
Layering Circles Dies
$35.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00
White Stampin' Emboss Powder
$6.00
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$30.00
Sponge Daubers
$5.00

Simply Sunflowers

Summertime calls for simple stamping and when I needed a birthday card recently, I pulled out the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set, the Everyday Label punch and some bright colors to craft this one:

Know what makes it even more simple? A tutorial to download for you to make it in moments, and you can change up the colors too!

Product List
Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set (English)
$24.00
Magenta Madness 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
2020–2022 In Color 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$11.50
Magenta Madness Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Bumblebee Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Garden Green Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$6.00
1/4" Bumblebee Gingham Trim
$7.00
Everyday Label Punch
$18.00
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00

Get a Little Wild with Stamping

Annual Catalog - IN THE WILD SUITE

Walk on the wild side of your creativity with the In The Wild Suite; stamp sitting or prowling tigers, leopards, and all sorts of tiger-iffic big cats with rich, bold colors to match the coordinating In the Wild Designer Series Paper or animal print embossing folder.  You’ll roar over the fiercest collection of crafting supplies we’ve ever offered!
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Annual Catalog - IN THE WILD SUITE

Coordinating Products


IN THE WILD SUITE COLLECTION (ENGLISH)WILD CATS BUNDLE (ENGLISH)WILD CATS PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET (ENGLISH)IN THE WILD DESIGNER SERIES PAPERBIG CATS DIESANIMAL PRINT EMBOSSING FOLDEREVENING EVERGREEN CHEVRON WEAVE RIBBONACETATE CARD BOXES

In the Wild Card


Annual Catalog - IN THE WILD SUITE

SUPPLIES:

BUNDLES
#155507 Wild Cats Bundle
(#154992 Wild Cats stamp set & #155513 Big Cats dies)

PAPER
#159276 Basic White, #122924 Pool Party, #131201 Pear Pizzazz, #146988 Soft Sea Foam, #155229 Subtles 6″ X 6″ Designer Series Paper

INK
#101406 Jet Black StazOn, #102283 VersaMark, #147104 Pear Pizzazz, #155670 Pale Papaya Classic

TOOLS
#129053 Heat Tool, #149653 Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine

ADHESIVE
#104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals, #110755 Multipurpose Liquid Glue

EMBELLISHMENTS
#155554 Basics Embossing Powders (Black), #155571 Jewels 2021–2023 In Color

TIPS: When adding detailed pieces to a project using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, layout the pieces where you want them first. Then pick up a piece at a time, add glue lightly, and press gently in place.

Too Cute to Resist!

I gave my Sprinkled Ink Team the challenge to create a project using a color palette including a 2021-2023 In Color and this is the card I came up with (because you can’t ask your team to do something you aren’t willing to do)!

You know I love to combine a few challenges, so I borrowed some inspiration from the Global Design Project “Case the Designer” theme this week, where Emma Goddard’s card was a great starting point:

I flipped the black & white vs colored strip around so I could teach how to do the emboss resist technique: It’s an easy WOW that makes any card irresistible (see what I did there?).

To do this, you simply need to emboss your image in white or clear embossing powder onto white card stock, then blend ink over your embossed images~ the embossed images resist the ink and appear magically!

Watch HOW here:

Remember: When you buy the Dragonfly Garden BUNDLE (stamps + punch) from my Stampin’ Store in June, you get 3 free projects in the mail! Consider this card a bonus idea 🙂

Looking for creative palettes using In Colors? Download the In Color Coach .pdf for the current 10 In Colors below!

Product List
Dragonfly Garden Cling Stamp Set
$23.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
True Love 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$11.50
Blending Brushes
$12.00
Versamark Pad
$9.50
Basics Embossing Powders
$18.00
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$30.00
Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Coastal Cabana Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Tailored Tag Punch
$18.00
Fresh Freesia 3/8" (1 Cm) Open Weave Ribbon
$7.00

New at SU! My Favorite PEACH Suite!

It’s my favorite blogging day of the month! Hopping around the world to bring you crafty inspiration is something I look forward to, and I hope you do too.

This month, our team is showing off their favorite new SUITE of products from the 2021-2022 Catalog.

DID YOU KNOW: Each suite is thoughtfully designed with FOUR coordinating products to make it easy for you to createe with confidence? 1. Stamp Set, 2. Coordinating Dies OR Punch, 3. Designer Series Paper, 4. Additional “matching” product.

It’s probably no surprise that my favorite new Suite is You’re A Peach! (since I used it last month, too) and when I saw the Fruit Herbal Tea sampler in the store, it sparked the idea for my project:

You’ll appreciate how easy it is to make this double treat holder…as well as the fact that it’s TWO-SIDED:

And yes, those “Cherries” are actually peach stamps from the Suite, just stamped in Cherry Cobbler Ink.

Start with an 8.5″ square piece of Designer Series Paper and follow these steps to make your own (no real measurements needed…I promised it would be simple):

Embellish as desired! I was glad the box of tea had both PEACH and CHERRY tea; because each of the envelopes has 3 tea bags inside, this treat holder is generously sized and could also fit cookies and candy bars. You can start with a smaller or larger square of paper to adjust to the size of your treats.

Supplies listed below~ You can order from your demonstrator, but if you live in the U.S. and don’t have a demonstrator yet, I’d be happy to serve you!

Now on to Stampin’ Scrapper to get a jump on the holidays with Joyce’s favorite suite, Tidings of Christmas >>>

Product List
You're A Peach Suite Collection (English)
$57.25
Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$60.00
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
$32.00
Whisper White 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon
$7.50
Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Balmy Blue Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Pale Papaya Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Granny Apple Green Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00

June 2021 New at SU!: Favorite Product Suite ROLL CALL

Tricia’s Stamping Creations: Beauty of the Earth

Creative Juice by Loni: You’re a Peach. >>YOU ARE HERE!<<

Stampin’ Scrapper: Tidings of Christmas

Lilypad Stamper: Beauty of the Earth

De Kijkkast: Simply Elegant

Scraphexe: Expressions in Ink

Sugar & Scraps: Hand-Penned

Stamping Flair: You’re a Peach

Stamping with the Copper Cropper: Bloom Where You’re Planted

Gifted Hands, Ink!: Bloom Where You’re Planted

Playing with Papercrafting: Simply Elegant

24/7 Inkspiration: Sweet Symmetry

StampinMak: You’re a Peach

CarterIe Plus: Beauty of the Earth

June 3 for Free: Dragonfly Garden

Punches make creating cards simple by offering an element that adds that “punch” of pizzazz! This month, my 3 for Free kit will be mailed out to those who order the Dragonfly Garden bundle, which features the Dragonfly punch and you’ll be flying to the craft room to put them together.

While I will send you all the consumable supplies (card stock, paper, ribbon, etc), there are a few ink pads and supplies you may want to add to your order (if you don’t already have them) to help you complete your projects:

  • Balmy Blue Classic Ink Pad
  • Bumble Bee Classic Ink Pad
  • Blackberry Bliss Classic Ink Pad
  • Just Jade Classic Ink Pad
  • Versamark Ink Pad
  • Sponge Daubers
  • Gold, Copper OR Silver Embossing Powder
  • Heat Tool (for embossing)

To get you inspired by this bundle (and to teach you how to make some stunning watercolor backgrounds), I demonstrated these two cards during my Facebook Live yesterday (not part of my 3 for Free kit):

The technique (Stampin’ Blends on Vellum with Alcohol) is really quite magical, and so enjoyable to watch:

As I mention in the video, if you don’t want to do this technique yourself -OR- you just want MORE of it, you can also subscribe by June 10th for the Paper Pumpkin Kit “Expressions In Color” which will get you making 9 gorgeous watercolor themed cards in moments with everything you need in one kit arriving in your mailbox:

For the Guys: Floating Element Card

When you need to make a BIG DEAL out of a celebration for a man in your life, you need to make a BIG CARD. This large slimline card fits into a legal size envelope. Even more cool are the hats and stars that seem suspended just above the card, and to make it is easy!

There is a .pdf tutorial for you to print and follow, but basically, you will create a panel and attach all your die cut images with dimensionals, then cut off all the pieces that hang over the edges of the panel before attaching it to your card.

Don’t limit yourself to the colors I used: Choose a palette that matches your man’s personality, then try this technique with any other die cut images and sizes of cards!

Thanks for letting me provide you with creative inspiration AND the supplies to craft with:

Product List
Hats Off Bundle
$35.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
$8.25
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Pool Party 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pacific Point 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Misty Moonlight 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Balmy Blue 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Uninked Stampin’ Craft Pad & Whisper White Refill
$9.50
Basics Embossing Powders
$18.00
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$30.00
Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$60.00
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Paper Trimmer
$25.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00