Crafting Forever Note Pad & Pen Holder

It’s been a rough night here in North Georgia as the storms associated with this latest front moves through, and I’m a bit sleep deprived from the storms. I hope that as you read this you are safe this Easter weekend where ever you are.

Today’s post is going to share the project that I made for my team members as part of their OnStage gifts last weekend.

I’ve had several ask me how they were made – so while I’m using a demonstrator supply item to create these, I’ll be giving you an option so you can make some too. Here is a close up.

These Note Pad & Pen Holders have a 4×6 pad of paper in them that I picked up at my local dollar store. Perfect for jotting tons of notes – I’m always creating a list so I knew these would be great for my Team members too.

Here is a my video tutorial for you

Crafting Forever Note Pad & Pen Holder Video Tutorial

And of course a PDF tutorial too.

Crafting Forever Note Pad & Pen Holder PDF

If you love the floral image I used – you can make some too by using our Floral Grid Paper (150819). This is a special package of our grid paper and it is being offered while supplies last. You can see it in my video and while it isn’t exactly the same – it will work. Simply create a folder using a piece of card stock or even the tag board from your Designer Series Paper pack and cut the grid paper as desired to fit. Yep, it’s that easy! It’s not just grid paper LOL! I’ve included this option in the PDF also.

What do you think? Want to make some too?

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Crafting Forever (143955/143958)

Inks: Night of Navy (147110/103033) and Calypso Coral Classic Ink (147101/122934)

Paper: Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper (148795), Night of Navy (100867), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334) and Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705)

Other: Note Pad and Pentel RSVP pen

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Butterfly Gala Floating Frame

Today’s project is one that I made for part of my Team gift that I gave everyone attending OnStage in Charlotte this past weekend. It’s a twist on the floating frame cards you’ve been seeing pop up – but this really is a frame lol. I thought it would be great to have a special frame of our stamping friends and a reminder of the wonderful time we had last weekend.

I really like the way the frame turned, out so I thought I’d share a video tutorial with you on how I made them. They are really easy to do. It’s a few days late since the first time I filmed it the file was corrupted so I had to do it again, not sure exactly why, but then that is the way with technology, right?

I’ve used the Stampin’ Blends to color the butterflies and I chose the shades of blue since our Team name is The Blue Mountain Stampers. Get it?

I placed those that I could on their pillows once we arrived in Charlotte.

The bags were stamped using the retiring Bloom by Bloom stamp set (148820) and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper (148795) was used for the tags.

I also used the Large Letter Framelits (141712) that are also on the retirement list for the tags – boy, do I hate to see these go, I use them all the time! Get yours before the supply is gone.

And here is a close up of the back.

Want to see how I made these Butterfly Gala floating frames?

Here is a video for you and of course a PDF tutorial too. I’ve also included a complete supply list below for you so you can make some too. So keep scrolling since it is at the very bottom!

Butterfly Gala Floating Frame Video Tutorial

Butterfly Gala Floating Frame Tutorial PDF

Last Chance List Update:

Retirement List: Please note that I’ve updated the PDF with items that are carrying over noted. They are both highlighted and * is behind their names. These items are being reconfigure and will only be offered in our new Cling offering in the 2019 Annual Catalog. Please let me know if you have any questions I know that the lists can be a bit confusing. The easiest way to see everything is in my Online Store HERE.

Stop back by tomorrow when I’m hoping to post some of the fun of OnStage with you – today I’m heading to the vet. Our four legged family member, Chewie decided to have a run in with the fence and lost on Friday night while I was gone to OnStage.

Poor thing. She has needed a lot of extra attention since I’ve been home and is not liking the confinement needed so she can heal.

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Butterfly Gala (148580*)

Inks: Balmy Blue Classic Ink ( 147105/147168 ), Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456), Pool Party (144605) and Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (144600), Night of Navy (144036) and Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Light (148540), and Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Butterfly Duet Punch (*148523), Paper Snips ( 103579 ), Stampin’ Sponges (141337), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108) and Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Other Non-Stampin’ Up! products: wood frame, white acrylic ink and brush

*Butterfly Gala Punch (*148523)

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Poppin’ Birthday Card Tutorial

I loved the projects that came in the March Paper Box AND the additional stamp set too. What a great value and all the cutting and work was done for me all I had to do was assemble. Of course after that what do you do with all those goodies that are left over? Make something with them of course.

So today’s project uses the stamp set from the kit.

The kit came with the Poppy Parade ink spot so I started there – I added a couple of our great punch shapes and some Poppy Parade and Blueberry Bushel card stock.

So quick and easy to create a bunch of these cards. Check out my quick video tutorial

Paper Pumpkin March Poppin’ Birthday Card Video Tutorial

And of course, a PDF so you can make one too.

Paper Pumpkin Poppin’ Birthday Card Tutorial PDF

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#imbringingbirthdaysback & it’s a Piece of Cake

Today’s card is one that I made for this month’s birthday cards. I enjoy sending happy mail to my friends and family each month. I know that it’s a great feeling to go to the mail box and get something besides circulars and bills. How about you?

The Piece of Cake stamp set also has a coordinating Cake Builder Punch, but I didn’t use it for this card. Instead I chose to use my Stamparatus since it made stamping this project soooo easy.

Here is a quick video tutorial for you

#imbringingbirthdaysback Piece of Cake Birthday Card Video Tutorial

And of course a PDF that you can print too.

#imbringingbirthdaysback Piece of Cake Birthday Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Piece of Cake (148610)

Inks: Soft Suede Classic Ink (147115/115663), Powder Pink Stampin’ Write Marker (144033) and Garden Green Stampin’ Write Marker (147155)

Paper: 2017 In Color Designer Series Paper (146962), Soft Suede (115318), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Stamparatus (146276), Bitty Blooms Punch Pack (148532), Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack (146329), Clear Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Uninked Stampin’ Spots (141822), Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199), Take Your Pick Tool (144107/150006)

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Well Said Thank You

Today’s project is a thank you card that I designed to to go with a small gift as a little thank you for those customers that helped me reach my $100,000 in sales.

I whipped up a quick tutorial so that you can make some too. I used the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper for this project since it coordinated with the note books. I just love the bright, bold, and cheerful colors used in this pack of paper.

Well Said Thank You Card Video Tutorial

Well Said Thank You Card tutorial PDF

Sale-a-bration ends in just 2 days! And when you purchase the products to create this card you can earn a Sale-a-bration item for FREE. So why not get yours today? Simply click on the visit my website banner below to get your order started. Or contact me directly by email at stampwithjini@gmail.com

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Well Said (*148796)

Inks: Night of Navy Classic Ink (147110/103033)

Paper: Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper (148795), Calypso Coral (122925), Night of Navy (100867), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Well Written Framelits Dies (*148534), Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705), Calypso Coral 3/8″ Satin Ribbon (148804)

*Well Said Bundle (150609)

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Sale-a-bration Counts down with a new Hello Cupcake Tutorial

Wow, can you believe it is almost the end of March? And that means there are just 4 days left to earn FREE Sale-a-bration items. So don’t miss out and place your order before the end of the day Sunday, March 31st.

The Hello Cupcake stamp set (Sale-a-bration 149714) is one of my favorites – big, bold and fun, it makes cards easy to create with endless options. For this card I used the colors that were in the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper to inspire me.

Here is a quick Video and PDF Tutorial for you. You can find the complete supply list below.

Hello Cupcake Sweet Treats Card Video Tutorial

Hello Cupcake Sweet Treats Card Tutorial PDF

And don’t forget right now is a great time to get those 2017-2019 In Color products and complete your collections before the retirement list posts next month. Don’t get caught without your favorite reinkers and other accessories.

It’s also a great time to stock up on those adhesives (before it gets hot) and basic supplies while you can get FREE Sale-a-bration items.

And of course if you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin yet, April is going to be great. Purchase a Prepaid Subscription and you can earn Sale-a-bration items too!

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Hello Cupcake (Sale-a-bration 149714)

Inks: Melon Mambo (147051/115662), Early Espresso (147114/119789), Gorgeous Grape (147099/147164) and Coast Cabana Classic Ink (147097/131164)

Paper: How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (148568), Gorgeous Grape (146987), Blushing Bride (131198), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706), Detailed Trio Punch (146320) and Banner Triple Punch (138292)

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Beauty Abounds Never Ending Card Tutorial

Today’s card is a fancy fold. This past month one of my team mates, Sue shared the way you can make this card with the rest of us. I couldn’t resist giving it a try with the Beauty Abounds stamp set and our lovely Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper that you can earn for FREE this month.

Here is what I came up with. There are 4 sides to this card so you have Never Ending options. LOL!

You can earn this Sale-a-bration product when you place a minimum purchase for the supplies I used to make this card, or for that matter and purchases. How great is that?

Here we go

Side one:


two:

three:

and four – which contains the final sentiment piece.

This card is sure to impress!

Want to see how I made it now? I’ve tweaked a few things that Sue showed us since I found it easier for me to put it together this way. So here is my video tutorial for you.

So why not give it a try?

Beauty Abounds Never Ending Card Video Tutorial

Beauty Abounds Never Ending Card Tutorial PDF

This card can seem pretty complex until you break it down one side at a time – and of course the more you “work it” by opening all four sides in order the easier it gets, since the card will kind of have a “memory” of its movement.

And it’s a special sized card, so it won’t fit in a standard envelope; so you can make your own envelope for it using the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper and the Envelope Punch Board (133774). Making it extra special for that special person who receives it!

Just a tip: For a more complicated card like this I like to keep a “pattern” that I’ve made with scratch paper or card stock with the directions – so the next time I want to make one I have a reference to look at too.

Enjoy!

And stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some of the wonderful projects my team members brought to the March meeting to share.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Beauty Abounds (148726)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink (132708/133456), Lemon Lime Twist (147145/144092), and Grapefruit Grove Classic Ink (147142/147181), Daffodil Delight Light (144586), Highland Heather Light (146881), Calypso Coral Light (144042), and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147274), and Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 149622), Lemon Lime Twist (144245), Basic Black (100082), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)

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Fable Friends

It was almost 70 here in the North Georgia mountains and it was a wonderful breath of spring. Don’t you love that first sunny day, where you can shed your coat and bask in the rays? For me it’s all the shades of green now that I live in North Georgia. I’m surrounded by fields and love all the different shades of green. I’m lucky, yesterday I got to watch the calves frolicking in the new grass next to the house. Ah, spring….

So today’s card is perfect for that spring feeling – Fable Friends can be found in the Occasions Catalog on page 30 and it’s filled with images perfect for spring!

How can you not love these little faces – ducks in particular hold a special place in my heart since as a child my dad bought me 4 baby mallards ducks at the 7 Mile Fair that I raised as pets.

Anyhow…. want to see the card?

I love this guys little sailor top so I knew exactly what I wanted to do with him – Poppy Parade and Blueberry Bushel make this sweet little squirrel pop. I’ve whipped up a tutorial for you so you can make some too. Why not check it out?

Fable Friends Card Video Tutorial

Fable Friends Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy! And then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing a fun 3d project with you that is perfect for your spring needs!

A Quick Note about supplies:

The Sale-a-bration products and Occasions Catalogs have been hugely popular and as you know our catalogs do state on the back that products are while supplies last. So if you don’t see something in the Online Store it is sold out, or has been removed until supplies are replenished (like with the Butterfly Duet and Cake Builder Punches that will be in our 2019 Annual Catalog).

Make sure you order the products on your Must Have Shopping List now to prevent disappointment and of course if you have questions please let me know. Keep in mind Stamps are typically available until after the retirement list posts since we produce these.

Here is what Stampin’ Up! told us yesterday:

Due to complications with our die supplier, we’ve run out of the Doily Builder Thinlits Dies (item 148553) in North America and they will not be available in the future

Here is a current list of Dies that are in low supply at this time and will sell out soon If we sell out of these dies, they will no longer be available to order:

  • Wonderful Floral Framelits Dies (item 148529)
  • Rose Trellis Thinlits Dies (item 148549)
  • Detailed Birthday Edgelits Dies (item 148548)

And of course the Sale-a-bration Coordinations Dies have been extremely popular – the Call Me Cupcake and Hop Around Framelits Dies have already sold out.

As always please let me know if you have any questions.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Fable Friends (148670)

Inks: Memento : Blueberry Bushel Classic Ink (147138/147176), Tuxedo black (132708/133456), Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (144601), Poppy Parade (147275), Night of Navy (144039), Granny Apple Green (146877), Daffodil Delight (144585) and Pumpkin Pie Dark Stampin’ Blends (144577), Petal Pink Light Stampin’ Blends (146866) and the Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705)

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Needle & Thread Mini Gable Box

Today’s project is a quick and easy 3d treat item that you can whip up for your next event. It uses our Lustrous White Mini Gable Boxes and since they come in packs of 12 it’s easy to whip some up for a large group.

After all who doesn’t love butterflies and these dies that go with the Needle & Thread stamp set are a lot of fun to work with.

Here is a quick video tutorial for you.

Needle & Thread Mini Gable Box Video Tutorial

And of course a quick PDF Tutorial to go along with the video.

Needle & Thread Mini Gable Box Tutorial PDF

This is part of our Needlepoint Nook Suite of Products – so it’s got more coordinating products! You can find these products on page 38 & 39 of your Occasions Catalog.

AND did you know that during Sale-a-bration when you purchase the supplies to make this little treat you can get your choice of FREE Sale-a-bration items too? Why not check out all the fun FREE items you can earn by clicking HERE?

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Needle & Thread (*148724)

Inks: Night of Navy (14710/103033) and Balmy Blue Classic Ink (147105/147168)

Paper: Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper (148807) and Balmy Blue Card stock (146982)

Accessories: Lustrous White Mini Gable Boxes (146961)

*Needle & Thread Bundle (150626)

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#simplestamping with Paper Pumpkin

Today’s project is one that I created using the February Paper Pumpkin stamp set, Blooming with Kindness. I LOVE these kits it makes stamping so quick and easy since everything is in the kit it’s definitely #onestopstamping and perfect for taking with you or giving as a gift because everything you need is included including adhesive. It’s great for all ages too.

After putting my kit projects together I was itching to get started on this little note card.

I wanted to the cup to look delicate like china so I reached for my Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends since I like teaming this color up with Mint Macaron which I knew I wanted to use for the succulent. Petal Pink is soft and feminine too which was the look I was going for.

So what do you think? I really like the way this note card turned out and knew I could make a bunch more since the Note Cards come in sets of 20 AND the note cards include the envelopes too! A great budget friendly option at just $6.50.

If you haven’t already used them Stampin’ Blends are sooooo easy to work with check out my video to see just how easy they are! And I love building my collection of Blends by choosing my colors to work with the stamp set I’ve already have. I know that I’ll use them right away that way too.

Paper Pumpkin February 2019 Grown with Kindness Thank You Note Card Video Tutorial

And of course if you are lucky enough to have this kit you’ll want this PDF so you can make some note cards for your family and friends too

Paper Pumpkin Grown with Love Thank You Note Card Tutorial PDF

So what do you think? Do you love the fact that the Paper Pumpkin Kit is a great value? If you have never tried the Paper Pumpkin Subscription before or have in the past and want to try it again the March Kit is a great choice for you!

Not only will you receive a great card kit so that you can make 8 great birthday themed cards that will “pop” you’ll get an additional stamp set included in the box! Woohoo!! now that is a great value.

About the March Kit and the additional FREE stamp set

Stampin’ Up! won’t give away too much, but because it’s Paper Pumpkin’s birthday, they have decided to create a kit that is perfect for making birthday cards!

  • The March kit features eight full-sized, mailable cards
  • Coordinating colors are Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, and Poppy Parade
  • This kit has an element that is sure to “pop”!
  • The FREE stamp set is even bigger and better than your typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set and can be used on a variety of crafting projects.

You have two options – but you’ll want to hurry since there are just 3 days left to get the March Kit and you won’t want to miss out!

You can CLICK HERE to subscribe and do your subscription on a month to month basis

And even better, there is no obligation – try the kit and if you like it continue on a month to month basis. Paper Pumpkin makes it easy!

or

You can CLICK HERE and purchase a Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in 1, 3, 6 or 12 month options AND EARN FREE Sale-a-bration projects!!! Yep, get even more for free!

You’ll just want to make sure that you get your subscription started by the end of the day March 10th so you’ll get the March Kit.

And if you live locally come join me for my Paper Pumpkin Craft Time, it’s the 4th Tuesday of every month. We gather, craft together and have fun. Check out my Calendar of Events to learn more about our Paper Pumpkin Craft Time.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Grown with Kindness (February Paper Pumpkin Kit)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708), Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147283), Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147272), Crumb Cake Light Stampin’ Blends (144582), Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Note Cards & Envelopes/ ( 131527), Mint Macaron (138337), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

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