Heartland, OnStage & More

Today I’m going to share one of my cards that I created for my OnStage swaps and I’m including a tutorial for you too.This set makes a wonderful masculine cards and I’m always in need of that! How about you?

Love it- it reminds me of all those barns that dotted the country side in Wisconsin. As a child they did school field trips to a really cool living museum, Old World Wisconsin, where they had moved all kinds of barns and had live reenactments from different time periods. It really brought history to life. However, I do remember having been very tired at the end of the day for the long bus ride home. LOL I should have such energy now!

Any how, I bet you’d like to see the tutorial, right?

Heartland OnStage Swap Card Tutorial (printable PDF)

Enjoy! I’ll include the supply list at the bottom of this post for you, so scroll down.

More OnStage….

On a personal note I wanted to share some more photos of OnStage Live – Salt Lake with you. I also want to say thank you, to my fellow crafters, stamping friends, and Team members for your support and help in reaching my goal this year. I couldn’t have taken this step on my journey without each and everyone of you!

I was one of the 160 Demonstrators world wide who promoted to Silver Elite this year and just 1 of the 44 who were in attendance at OnStage Live in Salt Lake who were recognized with a walk across the stage. I can tell you it made my first Live event VERY special.

I couldn’t have done it without you and I’m feel extremely blessed to have each and everyone of you in my life! Meeting and creating friendships while stamping was a special blessing that I didn’t expect when I joined the Stampin’ Up! family 8 years ago. So thank you again!

This promotion allowed me to participate in Leadership training, which allows me to share even more with you. And I can’t wait to share – I’m so excited about the new Occasions Catalog and Saleabration offerings I hope you will be too!

CenterStage is a special event that I was able to attend Thursday night with some wonderful entertainment.  Here is my friend Susan and I at the dinner. We had the pleasure of sitting with Nancy Gauthier and some of her team. (Nancy was the #1 Demonstrator in Leadership in Canada).

I thoroughly enjoyed Jason Hewett who was the entertainment for the night. I laughed until I cried he was sooooo funny!  I wasn’t alone, we were all wiping our eyes by the time he finished. You can find some of his older stuff on YouTube if you are curious.

Stamparatus Update

Wow,  if you tried to reserve a Stamparatus yesterday you know the reservations closed much quicker than expected. Please contact me and I’ll be happy to put you on my Stamparatus list and make sure you get any future information about the new reservation process.

I’m afraid I’m not sure if I’ll be able to post tomorrow since I’ll be having a new heating and air system installed.  I’ve been without now since October 8th! Yikes and its getting a bit nippier at night inside my house with the cooler temps. I’ll have to wait and see and crazy it gets around here.

I still have to share a 3d tutorial with you and some wonderful swaps I received at OnStage – so stop on by.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Heartland (143889/143892)

Inks: Early Espresso Classic Ink (126974)

Paper: Soft Suede (115318), Basic Black, (121045), Cherry Cobbler (119685), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder (143708) and Stampin’ Sponges (141337)

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On Stage, Country Living & More

Wow, it has been a world wind 7 days with lots of fun, laughter, and friends! I’ve got lots to share with you, but today I’m going to share a card that I created for my On Stage Shoebox Swap with Sherrie and more!

I’ve waited 8 years to get to go to a Stampin’ Up! event in Salt Lake and it was well worth the wait – I had a blast and can’t wait for the next On Stage in April, after all I always enjoy stamping with 2,700 of my closest friends. LOL!

My roommate Marnie and I  took off in the wee morning on Tuesday, ready for adventure.

We arrived in Salt Lake ready to check out the city – a quick peek out our window after we checked in (what a view)

And then enjoyed the stroll around Temple Square which included an organ recital there,

and the City Creek Center, which was an outdoor mall where we had lunch at the Blue Lemon, yum.

I couldn’t resist stopping in the chocolate shop, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, which smelled heavenly and picking something up for my hubby, Larry whom I’m left at home. As many of you know he is a chocolate fiend!

And of course we had to check out the Salt Lake Palace Convention Center.

It was fun to see all the Stampin’ Up! On Stage Banners on the posts. It was a full day for sure.

Wednesday, I did a Sherrie’s Shoebox Swap so today I thought I would share a tutorial for my card with you. Want to see the card? I really loved the way it turned out.

Here is the card I created.

I call it Boots and Bandanas – can you see my old-fashioned bandana in the background that I created with the Paisley & Posies Stamp Set. Larry didn’t I had to explain it to him, he just shrugged at me – men lol.

Here is the tutorial for you so you can make one too.

Boots & Bandana Tutorial (printable) PDF

Stop on back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing more of my On Stage experience and tutorials!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Country Livin’ (141922/141925), Paisley & Posies (142196), and Teeny Tiny Wishes (128748/127802)

Inks: Basic Black Archival Ink Pad (140931)

Paper: Soft Suede (115318), Basic Black (121045), Real Red (102482), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Basic Black 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon (144129), and Classic Label Punch (141491)

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Painted Harvest Thank You

I’ve really fallen in love with the Painted Harvest Stamp set and it’s versatility, so today I thought I’d share a card that I made for my October Thank You’s.

It’s straight out of the Holiday Catalog – I find we have wonderful projects in our catalogs that make CASING quick and easy! What is CASING? It stands for Copy and Share Everything!

So why not case this card? I’ve done a quick tutorial for you to use.

Painted Harvest Thank You Card Tutorial (printable) PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Painted Harvest (144783)

Inks: Daffodil Delight (126944), Crushed Curry (131173), Garden Green (126973), Early Espresso (126974), and Crumb Cake (126975)

Paper: Very Vanilla Thick Card stock (114237), Crumb Cake (120953) and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Crushed Curry Solid Baker’s Twine (144354) and  Banner Triple Punch (138292)

 

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One Wild Ride

This past week was my brother in-law’s birthday and he is a Harley guy, so of course I reached for my One Wild Ride stamp set to create his card.

This set is great for creating masculine cards since it contains some wonderful images and fun sentiments. Want to make one for yourself to give to your Harley dude? You’re in luck you can check out my One Wild Ride Tutorial below.

One Wild Ride Tutorial (printable) PDF

Want some more inspiration? Here are a couple of more cards made with this set in.

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: One Wild Ride (141721/141724)

Inks: Basic Black Archival Ink (140931) and Smoky Slate Classic Ink (131179)

Paper: Silver Foil Sheets (132178), Basic Gray (121044), Cherry Cobbler (119685) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Sparkle Embossing Folder (141468), Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706), Bunch of Banner Framelits Dies (141488) and Stampin Sponges (141337)

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#imbriningbirthdaysback October’s Cards

Each month I send out Birthday Cards to family, friends and you! So I thought I’d share with you my this month’s card and a tutorial for it.

I was really feeling fall when I designed this card and it’s reflected in the colors – don’t you love the way the Painted Autumn stamp set makes the image feel water colored?

I’ve also made a tutorial for you in case you’d like to make some too. After all who doesn’t love getting snail mail in their box? There is nothing better than a hand stamped birthday card,  right?

#imbringingbirhdaysback Painted Harvest Tutorial (printable pdf)

Enjoy!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Painted Harvest (*144783)

Inks: Old Olive (126953), Crushed Curry (131173), Pumpkin Pie (126945), and Cajun Craze Classic Ink (126965)

Paper: Old Olive (100702), Pumpkin Pie (105117), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits dies (141706)

 

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Painted Harvest Thank You Tutorial

Each month I create a thank you card – and for September I chose the Painted Harvest Stamp set.

I really have fallen in love with this set thanks to my friend Cindy – I LOVE the versatility of the image and the number of color combinations you can use when creating with it.

I’ve made you a tutorial for this card so you can make one too. So why not check it out.

Painted Harvest September Thank You Card Tutorial (printable PDF)

If you love this set as much as I have you may enjoy my Painted Harvest Eclipse Technique Card Class coming up in October. You can find more information about the class HERE. Not only will you make 3 projects, but you’ll also make a technique recipe card too – But don’t delay holding your spot since the RSVP date is tomorrow, Wednesday, October 4th to join me in the class so I’ll have supplies for you.

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Painted Harvest (*144783)

Inks: Crumb Cake (120953), Chocolate Chip (102128) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Paper: Crumb Cake (126975), Chocolate Chip (126979), and Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink (126966)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706)

*Bundle 146021

 

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Painted Autumn Post it Note Holder Tutorial

Last month I shared with you a cute little post it note holder that my friend Cindy made. You can see more about that HERE. They were so cute I wanted to make some of my own and here is what I came up with.

I love this Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper – the patterns are just lovely and I thought the small leaf pattern was just perfect for this project. What do you think?

They are fairly simple to make and a lot of fun too –  So today I thought I’d show you how she made them.

Painted Autumn Post It Note Holder Video Tutorial

So what do you think? Want to make some of your own?

I was apparently needed another cup of coffee, since I forgot to add the finger grip cut out in the video. So in addition to the video tutorial I’ve made to a printable PDF for you on this project.

Here is the Painted Autumn Post It Note Holder Tutorial (printable) PDF

Please Note: The photo shown uses Pear Pizzazz Card stock and the project in the video uses Garden Green. Each one works well with the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper since it pulls out different shades.

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamps: Flourishing Phrases (141531/141534)

Paper: Painted Harvest Designer Series Paper (144613), Garden Green Card Stock (102584), Very Vanilla Card stock (101650), Early Espresso Card Stock (119686)

Ink: Early Espresso Classic Ink Pad (126974)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706), 1″ Circle Punch (119868), and Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)

Adhesives: Snail (104332/104331), and Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Other: (3) 1 3/8″ x 1 7/8″ Post it Notes

 

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Christmas Quilt Treat Bag Video Tutorial

Today’s Treat Bag is the last of the projects that everyone made at my Holiday Catalog Kick Off. Quick & Easy to make and with 48 sheets of Designer Series Paper in the Quilted Christmas 6×6 stack – you can make a bunch of these to give!

We used the Christmas Quilt Bundle (126026) as the focal point for this project along with the coordinating Quilted Christmas 1/4″ Ribbon which is a lot of fun to work with.

I’ve made a video tutorial for you so you can make some too!

Christmas Quilt Treat Bag Video Tutorial

What did I tell you simple, right? I’ve given you the complete supply list below. So make sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post.

Upcoming October Classes –

If you LOVE the Painted Harvest Stamp Set you’ll want to know about my October class. The Eclipse Card Class – we’ll be making some fun projects and a technique “recipe” card too. So why not check it out?

Eclipse Card Class:

Saturday, October 21st 1 – 3:30 pm

You have 3 options to choose from if you are local:

#1 Class Fee $45 (Includes the Painted Harvest stamp set and Leave Punch)

#2 Class Fee $140 (Includes the Painted Harvest Stamp Set, Leave Punch AND the Large Letters Framelits Dies.)

#3 Class Fee Only $20

 

Not local? Why not check out my Class to Go option?

RSVP & Prepay by Wednesday, October 4th to hold your spot

 

Click HERE to see my Calendar of Events and more information

 

Don’t forget to stop by next week when I’ll be sharing some of the wonderful Holiday Catalog swaps I’ve received and more!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Christmas Quilt (*144793)

Inks: Basic Black Archival Ink (140931), Real Red (126949) and Pool Party Classic Ink (126982)

Paper: Quilted Christmas 6×6 Designer Series Paper Stack (144617) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Quilt Builder Framelits Dies (*144673), Quilted Christmas 1/4″ ribbon (144620), Brights Enamel Shapes (141680), Triple Banner Punch (138292)

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Tips for using the Painted Harvest Stamp Set

Today’s card is made using the Painted Harvest Stamp Set and there are a couple of things that will make you more successful when you use this set. So today not only will I be sharing the tutorial for the Holiday Catalog Kick Off Make n Take, but I’ve also got a little video for you sharing some basics for this stamp set.

First here is the card that we made.

I love the way that this set has a built in watercolor feel to it – and it has quickly become one of my favorites to use with it’s pretty font. I used Fresh Fig for the flowers on this card and love the richness of the color.

Want the instructions to make this card? Well here is the tutorial

Painted Harvest Card (printable) PDF

The flowers are  fun to stamp, but I recommend completing one before moving on to the next so you remember your lining up point easier.

Tips for Using the Painted Harvest Stamp Set Video Tutorial

So what do you think? Easy tip right? And good news this set comes with a coordinating Leaf Punch (144667) so it comes in a Bundle (146021) too!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Painted Harvest (144783)

Inks: Always Artichoke (126972), Crushed Curry (131173) and Fresh Fig Classic Ink (144082)

Paper: Always Artichoke (105119), Crushed Curry (131199), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706) and Regals Enamel Shapes (141681)

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Carols of Christmas

Today’s post shares a Make n’ Take that we did during my Holiday Catalog Kick off using the Carols of Christmas Stamp set and coordinating Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies.

I love the Carols of Christmas Bundle since it gives me all kinds of options! And since the sentiments are bold they make cards fast to design.

While this card is quick and easy but elegant too. What do you think? Want to make one too? I’m including a quick video tutorial and PDF so you can make them too.

Carols of Christmas Video Tutorial

Carols of Christmas Card (printable) PDF

Enjoy! And stop on back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another of our projects with you.

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Carols of Christmas (*144801/144804)

Inks: Wisteria Wonder Card (126985) and Elegant Eggplant Classic Ink (126969)

Paper: Wisteria Wonder (122922), Elegant Eggplant (105126) and Thick Whisper White Card stock (140272)

Accessories: Card Builder Framelits Dies (*144674), Softly Falling Embossing Folder (139672), Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706), Stampin’ Sponges (141137), and Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220)

*Carols of Christmas Bundle (146036/146037)

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