Right Tools for Embossing; a Bewitching Card!

Crafters always want to know where to get an embossing tray like mine, and now you can! The Embossing Additions Tool Kit is available again (for a limited time?) in the July-December mini catalog, and I showcased it today under a little heat…um, I mean heat embossing.

Actually, the air conditioning converter at my house went out, so I was sweating and stamping at the same time! Not to worry, the repairman came after my video and fixed it. But not before I forgot to show you how to use the Reverse Tweezers in the kit. Oh well, the magic of editing helps.

And not only did we emboss, but I showed how to create a mask from the Dots & Spots die for the background! Keep the mask you create in the envelope with the die and I promise, you’ll find excuses to use it often with your blending brushes. The die is one of the products added to Sale-a-Bration in August and you can see the rest of the freebies-with-qualifying purchase HERE.

Just remember that there are two item numbers for the die: Item #159164 for PURCHASING the die, and item #163098 if you want to redeem it free with a $100 purchase during August 2022.

Watch the how-to video, then get shopping to get your Embossing Addition kit while it’s back in the catalog:

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Sale-A-Bration is AMAZING

Part TWO of Sale-a-Bration 2022 continues through August! Don’t miss the NEW freebies added for August (at the bottom of the post!)

During Sale-a-Bration, you get EXTRA when you shop, host or join:

Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a card you could create with the AMAZING PHRASING stamp set that you could choose free with a qualifying order during this great time for crafters…and it’s more sparkly in person:

The way the playful fonts work together are going to make it a stamp set you’ll enjoy crafting with for all sorts of reasons. And I’ve created a tutorial for you to download and print, making this card duplicatable in any color of glimmer paper and every combination of sentiments!

Need more ideas with the Amazing Phrasing stamp set? Don’t miss my previous ideas in THIS POST!

Remember that the exclusive Sale-a-Bration products are only while supplies last (and the Tree Lot Dies and Pool Party & Soft Seafoam Cards & Envelopes are sold out). Never fear: There are also NEW choices that have been added from our year-round offerings:

If you want to choose one of these as your freebie-with-purchase in August, REMEMBER to use these item codes:

Polaroid Picture Card: Reverse Masking Technique

It’s easy to miss the Masking Paper in the Stampin’ Up! catalog, and you may not even know why you NEED it, so I’m here to tell you why you do.

It’s like a full sheet of thin post-it note stickiness that allows you to do some pretty cool things with your ink and blending tools. For this card, I made a reverse mask for both the sunset background and the tree with the Masking Paper, then used the Tree Lot Dies from Sale-a-Bration pt. 2 to create the cute little Airstream camper:

Here’s the video tutorial:

The Tree Lot dies are wonderful to use by themselves, and the coordinating stamp set “Trees for Sale” extends the creative possibilities through the holiday season and beyond! Just remember that they are free (while supplies last) through August 2022.

Have a good time trying this technique in your stamping studio and share your version in my Creative Juice Crafter’s Corner Facebook Group!

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One-Sheet-Wonder Cards for ANY Occasion

Since I’ve been on vacation for a few weeks, I woke up so excited to get back into my craft room and do a LIVE stamping video on my Facebook page today at lunchtime, and I was able to MULTI-CRAFT for a few occasions: My parent’s 58th Anniversary, to show you a wonderful Sale-a-Bration stamp set AND to participate in the Global Design Project Theme Challenge #GDP351 about SHAPES:

I pulled out the Watercolor Shapes stamp set to create my own patterned paper on a full sheet of white card stock using Fresh Freesia, Soft Sea Foam, Pale Papaya and Pool Party ink pads. Next, I cut the paper into 7 different pieces and layered them on card bases, then I stamped the greetings from the Amazing Phrasing stamp set you could choose as your Sale-a-Bration freebie (with a $100 US order). To give them a bit of bling, I added sparkly Adhesive-Backed Sequins & Gems.

You can watch the full tutorial (and fast forward through me talking) on my Creative Juice by Loni Facebook page HERE because I don’t have time to edit it for YouTube today.

Seven cards from one sheet of patterned paper:

Then I finished one more with a layer of black card stock:

How clever is it to use the gems & rhinestones to create a little exclamation point?!

During Sale-a-Bration you earn free craft supplies when you shop, host a party (yes, I do virtual parties too!) or join my team (and if you are buying more than $99 anyway, the starter kit is the best deal!)


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Hip Hippo Flower Power Card

It’s Sale-a-Bration – Part 2! – at Stampin’ Up! and there’s a groovy party going on!

The adorable Hippest Hippos stamp set (and/or the Hippos coordinating dies) are products you could choose with each $50 order you place during July-August 2022…and look at this totally HIP card you could make:

I had a blast making a few of these to recognize some of my team members this month, and I’ve made a video to show you how:

Check out the other products you can earn free during Sale-a-Bration, then get ready to party with me!

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Awesome Otters Slimline Card

Next week is Cody’s birthday and it’s time to make him a card!

I used a new Sale-a-Bration stamp set called “Awesome Otters” (which you could choose free with a qualifying purchase during January & February) and the Slimline cards from the January-June mini catalog. This is a BIG card ~ finished size is 8.5″ x 3.5″ ~ and if you want to see how to make it, you can watch my Facebook Live video from 1/10/22.

Next step: Find a gift to go with it!

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Awesome Otters Cling Stamp Set (English)
$0.00
Slimline Envelopes
$10.00
Smoky Slate 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Misty Moonlight 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Old Olive 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Rich Razzleberry 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Stitched Rectangles Dies
$35.00
Playful Alphabet Dies
$34.00
Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$60.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$6.00
Misty Moonlight Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Old Olive Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00

Fresh Start for a Crafty New Year

July-December 2021 Mini Catalog

Crafty New Year! Make this a year of creativity and connection with Stampin’ Up!

My creative heart feels like it’s truly a fresh, new year when then new January-June Mini Catalog and Sale-a-Bration make their debut on January 4th: TODAY!

The January-June Mini Catalog is a treasure trove of exciting new stamps and accessories! Explore it carefully for the tools to treasure, which will help you launch Spring holidays and occasions from Valentine’s Day through Father’s Day.

Sale-a-Bration, our most popular sale, also starts NOW. You’ll appreciate the bonus goodies you receive FREE when you shop, host, or join.

  • SHOP – Choose FREE exclusive reward stamp sets or other items with each qualifying purchase.

  • HOST – Place your own order, or host a virtual party with friends, and you can earn the Calming Camellia Host Exclusive stamp set for FREE with your qualifying order!

  • JOIN – Choose your custom selection of $125 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99 and FREE shipping! Plus, you can select TWO additional stamp sets for FREE! (Host & Sale-a-Bration stamp sets are excluded).


Don’t wait to plan a catalog party or event, you’ll want to get your hands on these new stamps and accessories right away! My calendar fills quickly this time of year so please contact me today to schedule an event to connect with friends in your home or mine, or online. 

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July-December 2021 Mini Catalog - SALE-A-BRATION

Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper By Stampin’ Up!

Island Vibes Stamp Set By Stampin' Up!

Driving By Stamp Set By Stampin' Up!

Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper By Stampin' Up!

Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper By Stampin’ Up!

Awesome Otters Stamp Set By Stampin' Up!

Special Moments Stamp Set By Stampin' Up!

Friendly Hello Bundle By Stampin' Up!

2022 Sale-A-Bration Products | Stampin' Up!

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Wild Time Crafting

I’m attending a virtual leadership event this weekend with Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world and as I listen, I’m also able to do a little stamping!

I’m combining the #tgif331 Inspiration Challenge with the #CCMC679 sketch for my card showcasing the Counting Sheep stamp set and Sheep Dies…both of which you could earn free during Sale-a-Bration!

You could get most of these products FREE by hosting an online party before September 30th (I don’t have any open in-person dates left, sorry) or placing a $150 order and choosing the stamps, dies and Designer Series Paper as a host! Book early, as the sheep dies are only available while supplies last!

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Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set (English)
$0.00
Sheep Dies
$0.00
Flirty Flamingo 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pattern Party 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Host Designer Series Paper
$18.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$6.00
Versamark Pad
$9.50
Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$9.00
Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$60.00
Basics Embossing Powders
$18.00
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$30.00
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00

Feels Like Home~ TGIF Sketch

Do you feel like you make the same style of card over and over again? The best way to STRETCH your creative muscles is with a SKETCH!

For my Lunchtime LIve Crafting on my Facebook page today, I started with the #TGIFC329 sketch challenge and the Feels Like Home Sale-a-Bration stamp set…I’m having a ball using these freebies in my Monday videos to help inspire YOU on ways to use the gifts/supplies you earn for each $50 spent through September 30th, and if you want to watch today’s video tutorial, click here!

This is the TGIF sketch challenge and here are my finished card(s):

When you buy the supplies to create this card, you could choose the stamp set FREE!

I thought it was fun to flip the embossed layer over so the mortar is squeezing out between the bricks. It feels very “Mediterranean Seaside” to me… like an armchair vacation to Greece.

My only dilemma is which card do I love more: The card version with the white or sand colored bricks?
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Feels Like Home Cling Stamp Set (English)
$0.00
Sahara Sand 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Sahara Sand Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder
$10.00
Layering Circles Dies
$35.00
Linen Thread
$5.00
Blending Brushes
$12.00
Mini Glue Dots
$5.25
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00

Counting Sheep Instead of Sleep

Another midnight inspiration moment!

Pondering the current TGIF color challenge last night and this card interrupted my sleep…but I filed it to memory and made it this morning!

I was going to color the amazing sheep with markers, then I realized we have a horrible, awful oversight by Stampin’ Up! — NO COASTAL CABANA Stampin’ Blends? I considered making signs and picketing at the home office, but a protest of one may not get their attention.

So I stamped it on card stock and fussy cut around it.

Still looks awesome, so I’ll save my signs for later…

The Counting Sheep stamp set and Sheep Dies are both items you can choose FREE with a $50 order during Sale-a-Bration, but if you have to get one at a time, select the dies first, as they are only available while supplies last!

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Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set (English)
$0.00
Sheep Dies
$0.00
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
$32.00
Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$60.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Coastal Cabana 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Black & White 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Gingham Ribbon
$7.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$6.00
Artistry Blooms Sequins
$7.00
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00