At our stamping event, my friend, Janet, demonstrated two fantastic cards. For the first one she showed us the basket weave technique and used the Graceful Garden stamp set and co-ordinating Petal Garden Designers Series Paper Stack.
With the return of the Glossy White card stock, Janet’s second card featured the polished stone technique. The card base is Fresh Fig. The reinkers she used to create the polished stone effect was Pink Pirouette and Fresh Fig with the gold metallic. She finished the card with the dragonfly and a Swirly Scribbles thinlit.
Thanks so much Janet for two wonderful demonstrations!
We had a lot of mom and daughter attendees and here they are.
and Maxine, one of my team members.
Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful day before the long Canada Day weekend. Happy stamping!
My team and I held our Step into Summer stamping event on Saturday. What a great time we had and the weather was very summery in Metro Vancouver as it was a hot, hot, hot day. How appropriate was that for our event.
Along with the projects, we had prize patrol, wow demonstrations, lots of displays (of which I totally forgot to take pictures!), refreshments, prize baskets, table treats and a card swap. Everyone had a great time and left with 6 projects.
This was one of the favourites and I’ll be sharing some of the others in the next few days but I need to put the finishing touches to the projects for Stamp Club today.
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Tabs for Everything was one of the sets we received at OnStage earlier this year. I really didn’t see how I would use it until I received the current issue of Stampin’ Success that featured this set. It comes as a bundle with the new Circle Tab Punch.
I made this mini pizza box with the set for my Open House last weekend.
And I cased the note cards that were in the magazine.
The punch is just too cute.
Some great uses for the Circle Tab punch are:
- Make tabs for the catalogue for the different categories
- Punch out the color of card stock you use on a section of the stamping sponges and staple it to the sponge so it identifies the ink color you are using. We used to have the tab punch that served the same purpose.
- Use it as a pull tab on your various projects
- Stamps: Tabs for Everything (Bundle with Circle Tab Punch #145364 – $40)
- Paper: Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Subtles DSP
- Ink: Pool Party, Powder Pink, Island Indigo, Wisteria Wonder,Black Archival
- Accessories: Circle Tab Punch, Layering Circles Framelits, Dimensionals, Retired Twine
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This Birthday Delivery stamp set has so many adorable images and this is one of the sweetest.
She’s so cute with the surprise package behind her. I started with the Lemon Lime Twist card stock and layered a piece of Whisper White card stock cut 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ on the top and cut a piece of the Lemon Lime Twist Fresh Florals DSP cut 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ for the bottom.
The image is stamped with Black Archival ink and color added with a Blender pen. I cut her out using the Oval Layering framelits and matted it to a piece of Lemon Lime Twist card stock cut with the oval Stitched Shapes framelits.
I wrapped a length of retired Whisper White ribbon over the middle of the layer and attached to the card front. I popped up the art image with dimensionals and finished the card with the sentiment stamped with Black Archival ink.
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This stamp set is definitely a Floral Statement and one of my top 10 picks from this year Annual Catalogue.
The stamp set just jumped out at me when I was going through the catalogue and knew it was a must have!
The card base is Rich Razzleberry with a layer of Old Olive. I stamped the image on Whisper White using Black Archival ink. I brought out the Watercolor pencils and colored the flowers with Rich Razzleberry and the leaves with Old Olive. I used a blender pen to spread out the color and finished the card front with some sequins from the Frosted Sequins package.
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Everything old is new again, right? It’s been sometime since I made a card using the Cracked Glass technique and at our last club class, we decided to use this technique and this is the result.
Stampin’ Up! used to carry a product called Glassy Glaze that you need for this technique but it was discontinued. We used the UTEE that you can get from your local hobby store to produce the cracked glass effect.
For the cracked technique, we stamped the images on the Whisper White card stock. Then cover the entire piece with Versamark and then sprinkle the UTEE over it and heat with the heat tool. While it is still warm, add another layer of UTEE and heat again. Repeat this process for a total of 3 runs. Place in the freezer for a few minutes and gently “crack” the image that provided a cracked glass effect. You can add more texture to your art piece by sponging one of the colors used for the stamped images into the cracked grooves.
We used the new Oh My Stars embossing folder for the background layer. The stamp set is Touches of Texture and the ink colors are Peekaboo Peach, Pear Pizzazz and Daffodil Delight.
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Jar of Love is a very versatile bundle is retiring as of tomorrow! It is retiring as a bundle (save 10%) but will be returning in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue a la carte. So if this has been on your wish list, you want to get it by tomorrow for the 10% savings!
Today’s card is a sweet clean and simple one using the smallest jar as a vase to hold the flowers.
The card base is Whisper White cut 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ and scored at 4 1/4″. I used the Oval Layering Framelits to cut out the new Powder Pink layer. I cut out a scalloped oval also from the Oval Layering Framelits and stamped the jar in Smoky Slate and cut it out with the framelit. I stamped the two small flowers in So Saffron and used Daffodil Delight to add the accent pieces. This is a single stamp with the two flowers and the framelit cuts out the two flowers separately – very neat! The larger flower is stamped in Powder Pink and overstamped with the detail stamp using Rich Razzleberry. The leaf stems are stamped with Pear Pizzaz and cut out with the co-ordinating framelits.
I stamped the water in Pool Party and assembled the leaves and flowers over it. The sentiment is also from the set stamped in Smoky Slate and punched out with a retired Oval punch.
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Thanks for stopping by on a much cooler day today after several scorching hot days! Happy stamping!
Another very cool bundle coming on June 1 is the Colorful Seasons Bundle. Colorful Seasons stamp set and the Season Layers Thinlits dies make up this neat bundle. Only 11 days away before the new catty is live! But who’s counting?
Also co-ordinating with this bundle is the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack and today’s card uses all three of the items.
The card base is Dapper Denim cut 4 1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5 1/2″. I trimmed down one of the sheets of the Color Theory DSP Paper Stack to 3″ x 4 1/2″ and adhered it to a Basic Black mat cut 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″.
On the DSP I used a mask to sponge the sun with Daffodil Delight classic ink. The birds are from High Tide stamped with Black Archival ink. I used the Season Layers thinlits to cut the chair as well as the cool drink of lemonade. The sentiment is also from Colorful Seasons. I love the peaceful image of the card.
- Stamps: Colorful Seasons (available June 1), High Tide
- Paper: Dapper Denim, Basic Black, Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (available June 1), Daffodil Delight
- Ink: Black Archival, Daffodil Delight
- Accessories: Seasonal Layers Thinlits (available June 1), 1 1/4″ Circle punch, Stampin’ Sponges
While the new catalogue goes live on June 1, it also means that all your favourites from the current catalogue will be retired as of May 31. Don’t miss out on getting those items. My online store is always open for business. You can SHOP MY STORE HERE.
Thanks for stopping by on a beautiful day in sunny South Surrey and happy stamping!
A preview of a fantastic bundle coming on June 1 is the Lovely Friends and Lovely Laurels Thinlits. Do you like pop-ups? Then you will love this bundle!
Here’s today’s card.
I started with a Whisper White base cut 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ and scored at 4 1/4″. The Lemon Lime Twist layer is cut 5″ x 3 3/4″ and the Whisper White focal layer is cut 4 7/8″ x 3 5/8″. I inked up the large sentiment with Lemon Lime Twist classic ink and then tapped the Tranquil Tide classic ink stamp pad on an angle over the sentiment randomly.
The flowers are stamped in Peekaboo Peach and Daffodil Delight and the leaves are cut out with one of the thinlits from the Lovely Laurels Thinlits in Old Olive. I added some Wink of Stella over the flowers and finished them with a pearl.
The Lovely Laurels Thinlits have these pop up pieces to make a laurel wreath and banners. I cut out the laurel with Lemon Lime Twist card stock and the banner with Tranquil Tide card stock. There is also another sentiment banner thinlit and after stamping the sentiment on Lemon Lime Twist card stock using Tranquil Tide classic ink, I ran it through the Big Shot.
Here’s a closer view of the inside of the card.The Lovely Friends bundle, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide card stock and classic ink pads will all be available on June 1. But before it starts, don’t forget to the retiring products will be leaving on May 31!
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