Craft Space Storage: Your Way!

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Start this Spring organized in style when you add Storage by Stampin’ Up! to your craft space!

These simple, modular storage solutions are designed to keep your Stampin’ Up! supplies organized, at hand, easy to view, and perfect are for your space – big or small. From Classic Ink Pads, Stampin’ Write Markers, Stampin’ Blends, Watercolor Pencils, Ink Refills, and more you’ll love how you can organize and customize YOUR SPACE. YOUR WAY.

Here are some other benefits of Storage by Stampin’ Up!:

– Keeps products organized, tidy, visible, and trackable at all times.

– Store your Stampin’ Pads, Stampin’ Write Markers, and Stampin’ Blends horizontally, as recommended.

– Designed to be stylish, durable, compact, stackable, and modular.

– Grows with you and your collection.

– White neutral color blends in naturally with most home decor.

– Stacks vertically and can be arranged to fit practically any flat workspace.

– Easily assembled and disassembled for rearrangement and/or cleaning

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Sale-a-Bration Coordination

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It’s been fun, but the Sale-a-Bration party is winding down…with only 5 days left to add a free item (or two) to your collection, I wanted to show off a few very versatile items that will allow you to craft through all four seasons of the year, but HURRY, many of them are only here until March 31, 2019!!

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The Painted Seasons Sale-a-Bration bundle has DinsINKtive stamp images for Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall, along with a pack of coordinating Designer Series Paper that is a splendid variety (those toadstools are adorable!). You can choose this bundle FREE with a $100 U.S. order, and the other supplies to create these cards can help you collect a qualifying order!

To make the coordination and your crafting even easier, there is a matching framelit die set for the flowers and leaves and the More Than Words stamp set has greetings for multiple celebrations (and which, coincidentally, has sentiments for almost ALL of our S-A-B 2019 stamp sets): Both are available to purchase for a only few more days.

Let’s take a look at the details of these cards:

It’s a simple fold that really makes your card more exciting to open and the Stitched Rectangle Framelits are a necessity in your die cutting collection.

Make the world a brighter place: Stamp a card and mail it to someone today!

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Sale-a-Bration Coordination: Lasting Lily

If you hate fussy cutting, this will surely thrill you: For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! has created products that coordinate with our Sale-a-Bration offerings~ stamps, punches and framelit/thinlit dies are available to purchase that will enhance the free stamps you earned, and they are only available during March 2019:

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Today I’m going to spotlight the Lily Framelit Dies that cut out all the blooming beauty of the Lasting Lily stamp set that you could choose free with a $100 order before March 31, 2019.

It was good luck that the Global Design Sketch Challenge #GDP178 sketch and the TGIF Challenge #TGIFC201 color combination combined perfectly to create my card:

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In addition to the framelits include pieces to cut out the flowers and greenery, but there are two label dies that perfectly frame most of the sentiments in the stamp set:

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**A tip for ensuring your stamped images fit in the framelits for the stems and leaves: When mounting your stamps, lay the photopolymer stamps face down on your surface to let the stamp assume the correct shape, then set the clear block on top of it to pick it up for stamping.

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Because photopolymer stamps are pliable, they can be manipulated into different shapes, so if you put it on with your fingers, it may stretched in a way the stamped image wouldn’t match the framelit.

It felt like keeping this card simple really let the lilies shine!

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More To Love, More to Choose

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Who doesn’t love free stampin’ supplies?? I was head-over-heels for the NEW 2nd Release Sale-a-Bration items Stampin’ Up! released on February 15th and had to have them ALL! Download the brochure below or click on Shop Online button to check out the new products and see more sample project ideas.

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First is the elegant All Adorned Photopolymer Stamp Set which you can choose as your free item when you make a qualifying purchase of $50 (USD) during Stampin’ Up!’s annual Sale-A-Bration event.

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This set was actually designed to work best with the Stamparatus! Watch
as George give you some tips on how to create perfect corners:

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Next is the Country Floral Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. If nothing else, make sure you snag this one during Sale-a-Bration becuase it is drop-dead gorgeous!

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Finally, the last new item is a BUNDLE which includes the Painted Seasons Stamp Set and coordinating Designer Series Paper for all 4 seasons! This is an item you may select free with an order of $100 (USD) before March 31st.

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Remember, all these are while supplies last…and some of the previous Sale-a-Bration items were so popular, they sold out within weeks! So don’t hesitate to make your shopping list and add your S-A-B items early.

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What’s New at SU! Blog Hop: Rectangle Stitched Framelits

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Thanks for joining us as we “hop” through the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog ~ This worldwide group of demonstrators are thrilled to share exciting new creative ideas with you!

There are few things as versatile in your craft stash as “Basic Shapes” tools, so I’m delighted to showcase the new Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies:

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One of the things I love about these framelits is that they cut a rectangle, but leave stitching on the inside AND outside of the shape!

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Let’s learn how to make a landscape Lever Card using your rectangle framelits and the Amazing Life stamp set (bundle both items together and you save 10%!).

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For this card you’ll also need:

  • Card base (I used Granny Apple Green card stock): 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/5″
  • Inside layer (white): 4″ x 9-1/2″ scored at 3″, 6″ and 9″
  • Designer Series Paper-DSP- (I used Tropical Escape): 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • One more piece of white card stock for front layer
  • Ink: Granny Apple Green, Shaded Spruce, Night of Navy
  • Big Shot

Apply adhesive **just around the outside edge** of your DSP and adhere to front of card, then cut frame out with the Big Shot and separate the two pieces you cut out.

Stamp the inside layer (white) and fold into a “Z” and adhere the 3″ panel to the inside  of the open card toward the right end (see photo above). Next, mark the 1/2″ tab through the window as shown (below left).

 

Cut out between the lines and along the score line with your scissors. I used Tear & Tape adhesive on the small tabs, then adhered the tabs to the front of the card just by closing the card. (Above, right)

Apply adhesive JUST TO THE WHITE layer you see through the front window and lay the green rectangle you cut out at the beginning right back into that opening. (It will only stick where the adhesive is on the white layer.)

Stamp and embellish a smaller rectangle to layer on top of front (swinging) panel.

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Your comments or questions about this card are welcome! Then continue on your Occasions Catalog tour with Pat or pop back to see Anke’s creativity.

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Contact your demonstrator to purchase Stampin’ Up! products and try your hand at a Lever Card…it’s really simple! Don’t have a demonstrator? I’m happy to serve you if you live in the U.S.A.

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Be Your Own Craft Store

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Do you like sharing your creative ideas or getting a discount on your favorite stamping supplies?

The Starter Kit is an excellent value- especially during Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-Bration: Choose $175 in Stampin’ Up! products for only $99! If you are like me, you’ll choose the second option for our exclusive Craft & Carry Tote (while supplies last!)

If you don’t think demonstrating is for you,  joining to get the discount on your personal purchases is a great benefit. You can enjoy a discount of 20% or more on all future orders. Whether you join to share creativity, hold workshops and earn money, or get a great discount on your orders, we have options. .

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So let’s recap – For only $99:

Choose up to $175 of any Stampin’ Up! products of your choice for your kit. Choose from current catalogs, bundles, and Clearance Rack.

Upgrade your kit to include the Craft & Carry Tote with Option #2 while supplies last.

20% discount! Enjoy a minimum of a 20% demonstrator discount every day.

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No risk! You’ll have through the end of your first full quarter to “test drive” demonstrator discounts and benefits.

No penalty! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of your first full quarter, you automatically remain active for another quarter. If you don’t reach $300 in sales, you can “drop” with no penalty, and you keep everything from your Starter Kit.

No catch! There’s no obligation to hold workshops or parties, sell products to others or personally purchase anything beyond the kit.

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Disney Dog Daydreaming

Disneyland is my happy place: Just thinking about a day in that magical park brings a smile to my face! Yes, I’m over 50, but like Peter Pan…I won’t grow up if it means I can’t enjoy the delight and wonder that is the happiest place on earth, and I never miss a Disney movie, live action or animated.

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Thus, I’ve been noodling on the TGIF Challenge #195 since it was announced last Friday, and had a brainstorm when I was creating with the Happy Tails bundle from the 2019 Occasions Catalog, I had a jolt of inspiration! I think it’s “spot on”:

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You may recall from 101 Dalmations how the pet owners’ personalities were all reflected in the dogs they owned…it’s become a habit to observe how often that is true! What do you think: Does Tiger look anything like me??

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If we don’t share any physical resemblance, we certainly share the “easily distracted” trait!!

To make the letters stand out, I used the Real Red Stampin’ Marker and just rubbed it along the edge of the letter…sometimes I ran over and marked up a letter, but just use a black marker and make a bigger “spot” to cover your mistakes. I’m a “close-enough” crafter, so I don’t mind a few marks to indicate that “I cared enough to make you the very best card I could”:

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If you’d like to create your own, you may order the supplies from my Stampin’ Store below, and I’d wag my tail AND send you a thank you card! Don’t forget that for each $50 you order through March 31, 2019, you earn a FREE Sale-a-Bration product, too.

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Your Chance to Craft

Carving out time to be creative is the only way it’s going to happen in this busy world: If something is important to you, you’ll make time for it. Here are a few upcoming events you will want to put on the calendar so you can tell everyone else you are already booked!

Celebrations Card Class

Saturday, February 9th at 1 pm

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Create 8 greeting cards (2 each of 4 different designs) for everyday celebrations. Bring your scissors and adhesive (SNAIL adhesive and refills available for purchase at class) and all other products will be provided for you. Includes envelopes.

Cost: $16  Reserve your spot by February 5th via Paypal or Venmo to Loni-Spendlove

Also coming in February, Spring StampFest  in St. George, Utah on February 23rd! We only do this event twice a year, and it’s most enjoyable when you plan to come and spend the day crafting with a friend. Save $10 by registering before February 9th!

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We offer the same event just a few weeks later in Spanish Fork…and hope you’ll be able to come to one or the other. It’s such a lovely day to escape and play with us!

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Finally, Valentines Day is a perfect excuse to stamp a lovely card, and this one is a perfect chance to use the GORGEOUS Forever Lovely stamp set and All My Love Designer Series Paper…and it’s simple enough to complete quickly! Don’t forget to mail your parents or kids a Valentine, too:

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Humming Along Thank You

This card was inspired by my friend and team-mate Amy Minson (a.ka. Lilypad Stamper): She had done some gorgeous coloring with the Stampin’ Blends markers and this flower from the Humming Along stamp set, so I wanted to try it too!

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This is an example of the MASKING technique: You stamp your flower first, then stamp it onto a Post-It note, with a part of the flower over the sticky end. Cut out the Post-It flower along the lines of the image and place the flower over your flower stamped onto the white card stock (this is why you need some of the sticky part of the post-it…to keep it in place).

Next, you stamp the words ALL OVER THE FLOWER (covered in the post-it mask) and off the edge of your paper. Once you are done stamping the words, REMOVE the post-it note to reveal your clean flower that looks like it’s in front! Now you can color it and layer the card together.

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COLORING TIP: Outline your image with the light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend marker to make it really pop!

I’ve created a tutorial for you to print: Get it HERE

If you would like to make your own, thank you for shopping for the supplies in my Stampin’ Store 

CREATE your happiness with stamps, ink and paper!

So Hoppy Together- What’s New at SU! Blog Hop

whats new at su headerHop on in! We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who are hoppin’ with exciting ideas to share with you. I am SO HOPPY you’re here on our blog tour that I chose the SO HOPPY TOGETHER Sale-a-Bration stamp set to showcase! 149725G

This stamp set is one of the items you can choose FREE with a $50 (US) purchase during Sale-a-Bration (January 3-March 31, 2019), so I selected a few items that you could order together that would allow you to get this stamp set free (see supply list at the bottom of page) AND make all these fun narrow notecards:

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These cards are perfectly sized to put in a lunch box, add to a gift bag, carry a gift card or tuck in a pocket for a delightful surprise.

Super simple to make, you simply cut the 6″ x 6″  2018-2020 In Color Designer Series Paper (DSP) to into 4.5″ x 2″ strips for the front of your card, then use the 2-1/4″ circle punch to make the circles to stamp on. The kids would have a BLAST coloring these whimsical frogs with the coordinating Stampin’ Write Markers! Attach the circles to the front of your card with dimensionals and you are finished.

Since the Narrow Notecards come in a pack of 20 and include envelopes, you may as well use the extra DSP to decorate the flaps of your envelopes: watermarked3(2019-01-05-1600)

Optional: You could use a sheet of your DSP and the Envelope Punch Board to create a box and give them as a gift! To make this box, use a 6″ x 6″ paper.  Punch and score on the Envelope Punch Board at 2-5/8″ AND at 3-1/8″, then rotate 90 degrees and line up the score guide with both of the first scored lines and punch and score again. Rotate and repeat on all sides, then round the corners on the reverse punch (top of the punch board). When folding to create your box, don’t fold down the top: Leave it open as shown!watermarked2(2019-01-05-1600)

It’s fun to shop when you get a free bonus! Leave a comment with the FIRST item on your Sale-A-Bration wish list and then HOP on over to Pia’s blog to be inspired with more S-A-B stamping (or back to Diane’s page if you read books from the back to the front!).

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I’m happy to answer any questions about the projects. If you don’t have a demonstrator, you may use these links to order from my store:

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