Healing Hugs & More

Today’s cards are all made with the Healing Hugs stamp set from the Annual Catalog. I think this stamp set is one of my favorites with its DisInktive images and clearly I’m not alone. I’ve already shared my cards and their tutorials that I designed for Sherrie’s Shoe box Swap and clearly others love it as much as I do because I got to make these wonderful versions during the 2 shoe box events.

The first card uses the Joy Fold and is done in Blackberry Bliss and Soft Sea Foam.

This next one uses the Soft Sea Foam but instead teams it up with Highland Heather for a softer version. The Tufted Embossing Folder (146335) adds some texture to the background as well as the little touch of stamping down the sentiment piece.

The ribbon with it’s copper edging is from our Team Room Ribbon Combo Pack (146893)

And this final card uses the Bold Mossy Meadow and Blackberry Bliss combination.

We added texture to the background using the Petal Burst Embossing Folder (144193) and fussy cut two flowers and the leaves. I love the way the pearls add a touch of elegance to this card.

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OnStage Live – Orlando

Today’s photos are the final ones I’ll be sharing with your from my OnStage experience.

Here’s a quick pic of my room mate, Tracey & I

Stampin’ Up! spoiled us completely at this event, starting with our beautiful  boxes –

which contained a lovely 30 year logo bag filled with goodies and hints of what was to come.

The areas were decorated beautifully with 30 years of memories and displays- This is the year I joined. (Wow, I’ll be celebrating my 10th Anniversary soon!)

Here is a picture of our Make n Take area.

 

The excitement was high as we got our first peek at the Occasions Catalog & Sale-a-bration offerings.

And of course there were lots of Prize Patrols too!!!

Over the 3 day event we stamped using the NEW Cling stamps – Yes, I said NEW Cling stamps. You’re going to love these! Starting with the Occasions Catalog Stampin’ Up! announced we will be replacing our Clear Mount Stamps with Cling stamps. The same great red rubber with with a stickier label so they’ll stick to our blocks better! Whoo hoo! (After I get to play with them a bit more I’ll do a video to share some tips on assembly and use for you.) They also told us we will no longer carry Wood Mount stamps except for Background Stamps beginning with our 2019 Annual Catalog.

3 full days packed with stamping, sharing, and making friends from around the world

I’m glad that so many of my team members made this their first OnStage Live event and got to meet Shelli Gardner.

We finished the week off with a lovely dinner together with our SINKS friends at the Copper Canyon Grill. My friend, Susan gave us this lovely gift box that holds a Take Your Pick Tool and special book mark with our initials.

Happy, tired and energized by all the exciting new products we headed home. I still can’t believe all the wonderful products that Stampin’ Up! generously gave us during this event.

My table was spilling over as I unpacked!

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Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Healing Hugs (146527/146530)

Inks: Blackberry Bliss (147092), Soft Sea Foam (147102), and Highland Heather Classic Ink (147103)

Paper: Soft Sea Foam (146988), Blackberry Bliss (133675), Very Vanilla (101650) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Petal Burst (141493), Garden Trellis (143741) and Tufted Embossing Folders (146335), Tea Room Ribbon Combo Pack (146893) and Layering Circle Framelits Dies (141705) and Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (145372)

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Healing Hugs Triple Stamping Tutorial

Today’s card uses the Healing Hugs stamp set that I shared with you in yesterday’s post. I really love this set with its realistic images – it stamps beautifully and makes get well cards sooo simple to create.

Today’s card is another card I designed for Sherrie’s Shoe box Swap at OnStage Live in Orlando. It uses a simple technique that packs a wow effect. And everyone will wonder how you did it!

Check out this quick video showing you how I made this card.

HEALING HUGS TRIPLE STAMPING VIDEO TUTORIAL

And of course what tutorial would be complete with out a PDF for you too?

HEALING HUGS TRIPLE STAMPING CARD TUTORIAL (printable) PDF

Wheew! It’s a crazy week and I’m learning so much – I can’t wait to share it with you!

Enjoy!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Healing Hugs (146527/146530)

Inks: Flirty Flamingo (147052), Old Olive (147090), and Soft Suede Classic Ink (147115)

Paper: Old Olive (146970) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Old Olive 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon (144171)

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Healing Hugs Get Well Card

Count down to OnStage Live I’m so excited – I’m getting ready to celebrate 30 years of Stampin’ Up! with my fellow demonstrators. I’ll have all kinds of wonderful project and goodies to share with you when I return!!! Meanwhile I’ve got some great posts lined up already sharing some of the projects I’ve made for this event that I hope you’ll enjoy.

Later today I’ll participating in Sherrie’s Shoe box Swap, an event that is all kinds of fun. I’m looking forward to seeing and stamping with some old friends while I’m there too. Any so today I thought I’d show you the card that I’ve designed as my project.

I really love the way this card turned out and think it will brighten the day of the recipient. I’m hoping everyone at the shoe box will feel the same way. How about you, what do you think?

I’ve got a quick video tutorial for you and a PDF also, so why not check them both out?

Healing Hugs Get Well Card Video Tutorial

Here is the PDF with all the measurements so you can make some too!

Healing Hugs Get Well Card (printable) PDF

Enjoy!

Stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another card that I made with this set .

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Healing Hugs (146527/146530)

Inks: Lovely Lipstick (147140) and Granny Apple Green Classic Ink (147095)

Paper: Vellum  (101856), Lovely Lipstick (146970), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146952), Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705)

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Healing Hugs

Today’s post will be a quick one since I’ve spent the day in town and it is late, but I wanted to share these great cards created with the Healing Hugs stamp set with you today before I turned in for the night.

I have a harder time stamping these kinds of cards, but the Healing Hugs stamp set (146527/146530) makes them a lot easier since it has this wonderful image and great sentiments perfect for get well cards.

Check out these cards made with the set

I love this set since it uses our new Distinktive process for the beautiful rose image – gives it so much depth and makes it look so real.

Stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some cards made with the Artistically Asian stamp set.

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Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Healing Hugs (146527/146530)

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