Flowering Cactus Product Medley

Cactus and succulents are still a very popular trend and the Flowering Cactus Medley (154559) give you a complete offering of these wonderful plants. Cactus have always fascinated me with their prickly spines and their uses after seeing them in Arizona with my Aunt. My mom had them all over the house and would set them outside our patio doors in Wisconsin during the summer.

Any way if you love cactus you’ll love this Product Medley with it’s lovely sentiments and colors. And the best news is there is a Refill Kit (155400) for the consumables so you can continue to create even more!

Check out these lovely cards made with the Product Medley products.

So what do you think? Why not check out this fun crafting option. You’ll find it on page 9 of our Mini Catalog. Don’t have a Mini? If you don’t have a local demonstrator why not drop me an email with your name, address, and phone number and I’ll be happy to mail you one. Simply email me at StampwithJini@gmail.com

Well the sun is shinning today which lately hasn’t happened a great deal so I’m going to go soak some up before it’s time to start dinner.

Enjoy!

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NEW Butterfly Brilliance Collection

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project.

It’s a breath of spring with its wonderful colors and butterfly wings this Bundle is a sneak peak into our upcoming 2021 Annual Catalog.

For a limited time, you can also get the Butterfly Bijou Designer Series Paper and the Natural Touch Specialty Paper to coordinate with your Butterfly Brilliance Bundle. The Designer Series Paper includes bright tones and airy landscapes, perfect for these fluttery friends. One sheet even coordinates directly with the die so you can line it up and cut six butterflies at once!  

And did you know that large stamps work great with the Stamparatus! With my Getting Started with the Butterfly Brilliance Video Tutorial you can easily ink this image and stamp with nice, even pressure every time.

Check out my Getting Started Video with tips for making great images that you can cut out easily.

Want to learn more about this great new option and be one of the first to get products from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog?

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Team Time Fun

Today’s projects were all created by my team for our last swap. So today I thought I’d share them with you.

This first card uses a Arrow Flap Gate Fold and the Hey Girlfriend stamp set (154516).

The Flower & Field Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155223) and Best Year stamp set (152568) were used to create interest for the back drop of this cute little image.

And this next card uses the Friendly Flamingo (154386) stamp set and Flamingo Dies (154313) for this tropical themed birthday card.

This little flamingo is so cute and with just a bit of sponging makes an impact. And if you like both did you know you can save 10% when you purchase the Bundle (156212)?

Of course everyone loves a gift box, this next project is a 3d Chocolate bar holder using the Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper (154280).

And here is another 3d project using the Heartfelt stamp set (151417) for the little sentiment that wraps around the rose bud. Wanda shared with us how she made them for the Caring with Cards program for our local elementary school this month. I think the staff are really going to enjoy this little treat!

And finally a lovely Valentine, change out the sentiment and it would make a lovely anniversary or wedding card too.

This card uses the Meant to Be stamp set (148626) and Mine Be Stitched Dies (151814) to create this soft sweet card filled with love.

If you’ve ever thought about joining a great group of crafters, the Blue Mountain Stampers might be just the place for you. There are just a few hours left to join during our special Sale-a-bration Promotion that ends tomorrow night. Click HERE to learn more about the special Kit worth almost $200 you can get during Sale-a-bration for just $99

What are the Blue Mountain Stampers?

That’s the name of our stamping community. We enjoy welcoming new members to our group and we’re from all over. If you’re considering joining Stampin’ Up!, you may have questions about how I would support you as part of my team. I do offer a variety of ways to learn, grow and to have FUN as a Blue Mountain Stamper!

  • Exclusive Team Resource Page – videos, PDFs and more
  • Exclusive Face book Group – A great way to share and connect with other team members and share
  • Monthly Creative Challenges
  • Swapping Opportunities
  • Team Retreats
  • Meetings – both local and online/virtual
  • Monthly Crafting Day
  • Caring with Cards – a community service project
  • Monthly Lunch & Learn
  • Recognition & Incentives
  • Training available for workshops, clubs, classes and more!
  • Additional support and business coaching available

We have a very active group that share and answer each other’s questions on our Exclusive face book group.  If you’re looking for fun, a place to grow and share with others…You’ll fit right in!

Hobbyists are welcome!

  • Did you know?  95% of my Blue Mountain Stampers’ are Happy Shoppers – purchasing for themselves, (along with their family and friends.)  That’s right…you can just get a discount on products you love!
  • We welcome the crafter who’s looking to be a “happy shopper” (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).
  • Everyone is welcome after all there’s room for both and everyone in between.

And there is NO Obligation when you purchase your starter kit – Join the Blue Mountain Stampers and see what it’s all about!

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Sale-a-bration ends in 48 hours!

Sale-a-bration ends Sunday, February 28th, that just 2 days! So why not check out these projects using some of the free Sale-a-bration goodies before they are gone?

This first card uses one of my favorite stamp sets, Darling Donkeys (Sale-a-bration 155264). These adorable little faces are too hard to resist.

This card teams up this sweet face with the For Every Season Designer Series Paper (152486) and Ornate Layers Dies (152726) for a bright cheerful spring card.

And how about this next card using the Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper that is part of the Berry Blessing Bundle (Sale-a-bration 157613) found in the Sale-a-bration line up.

I love the fact that it coordinates with the Sweet Strawberry Bundle (154394) found in our Mini Catalog. Making it a sweet choice. And how about that adorable Ladybug Trinket (154299)? Coordination one of the great things about Stampin’ Up!

And these next two cards use another favorite, the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155223) for two completely different looks.

This first card is bright and cheerful card teams up the Dragonfly Garden Bundle (156224) with the Dandy Wishes Die (154315) cut images and Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder (154317).

While this next card uses the Oh Snap (154486) stamp set and Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder (150646).

The dry embossing not only adds texture but give a cool reptile look to the card.

And finally I think this is my favorite Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper, Oh So Ombre (Sale-a-bration 155225) since it is a stack filled with 4 colors in each pattern it is great for multiple projects like I shared with you yesterday.

This card was stamped with the Back to Back Blooms (152597) stamp set found on page 63 of the Mini Catalog. It’s a Reversibles stamp set giving you a ton of choices since when you reverse the stamp on your block you have a second stamping option. Cool right.

This monochromatic card uses the simple outline images to create a soft and lovely card for someone’s birthday. The vellum and Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (146912) adds that soft look. Do you recognize the sentiment? It’s from the Happy Thoughts stamp set (154507).

Whew! Lots of great Sale-a-bration products to choose from. Get yours before they are gone for good. Sale-a-bration ends on Sunday at 11:50 pm (MT).

And of course if you have been thinking about joining and getting a discount on your favorite stamping supplies, the special Join Now Sale-a-bration offering ends on Sunday too. There is no obligation when you join my group, so why not give it a try and see what it’s all about?

Not only will you get $125 in product for just $99 plus tax. You’ll receive 5 packs of Designer Series Paper too! Click HERE to learn more about joining my group, the Blue Mountain Stampers.

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Many Messages

Today’s card use the Many Messages Bundle of products found in the Mini Catalog – this is a fun concept in stamping since the stamp is like a background stamp and stamps 23 sentiments at one time!

And the die does the same too, making cards quick and easy to make – or how about using the sentiments as card candy? What is card card you may ask? It’s simply making sentiments as focal pieces that you can use on a later project.

So go ahead and create a simple layout that you can add any of the sentiments to, like these great cards that I’ve received in my Mini Swap. They make great gifts simply by making up the cards, putting Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of each sentiment (for easy use) and placing them in a box or bag for gifting to someone or if you are using them yourself a great time saver when you need a quick card.

This first card done in Cherry Cobbler uses the Messages Die (154422) along with the Double Oval Punch (154242) for a bit of layering. The soft 1/4″ Seam Binding Ribbon (151326) give this project a bit of texture too.

The card above and this next card use the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper (155223) that you can earn for FREE with a qualifying order through February 28th (Sale-a-bration )

I love the circles cut using the Stitched Shapes Dies (152323) for a quick colorful backdrop for any of these sentiments. The Just Jade Card stock (153079) mat and Ribbon (153621) are pulled from the Designer Series Paper.

And this next card uses the die to dry emboss the Basic White Card stock layer. A quick and easy technique using your Silicone (127583) or Impression Mats (149660).

I love the Fine Art Designer Series Paper (154558) used on this card with all it’s colors, here the Pool Party and Pretty Peacock have been.

Next is a great card with lots of texture and the colors make it wonderful for the guys in our lives.

The World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper (152491) has been teamed up with the Fine Art 3/8″ Ribbon (154561) that has been frayed on the ends. Adding even more texture is the layer behind the sentiment that has been created using the Old World Paper Embossing Folder (153200) and simple sponging. Done in Cinnamon Cider and Night of Navy this card has a fun way it opens too.

So can you see the possibility of this wonderful Bundle? And did you know when you purchase the Many Messages Bundle (156272) you’ll save 10% and earn a FREE Sale-a-bration item too? Why not stop by my online store and check it out? But you’ll want to hurry since Sale-a-bration ends in just 5 days!

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Sale-a-bration’s A Touch of Ink

The A Touch of Ink stamp set (Sale-a-bration 155233) is another great option for you when you place a qualifying order during Sale-a-bration and you get to pick your free product. A Touch of Ink combines a set with wonderful all occasion sentiments, images and give you a 2 step option for adding color too.

You’ll want to check out these wonderful cards created with this stamp set – after all who can resist butterflies and hummingbirds! This first card uses our Blending Brushes (153611) to add a simple band of color as a backdrop of these lovely sketched images.

A bit of texture has been added to the Granny Apple Green layer with the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder (153200) and the sentiment has been punched out with our new Double Oval Punch (154242) and added to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals to add some depth.

This next card uses the fun polka dot pattern from the Field & Flower Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155223) and sets the color pallet for the card.

I love the water color look the 2 step stamps in this set have – the shading is done for you with one quick and easy stamp.

How about a soft and sweet look? Done in Purple Posy and Blushing Bride this next card has a completely different feel due to the colors chosen. The sentiment has a shadow effect since the sentiment has been cut out with the Ornate Frames Dies (150664) and popped up for a bit of color behind it.

The hummingbird has been colored using our So Saffron and Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends for a bit strong coloring effect.

And how about the focal point being the flowers? I love the way this gives us just a hint of the hummingbird dropping by for a quick meal.

And today’s final card uses just the 2 step stamps to create this collage effect for this bright and bold card done in Gorgeous Grape, Pear Pizzazz and Mossy Meadow.

Quick and easy the Gorgeous Grape 3/8″ Sheer Ribbon (154572) adds a bit of color and texture to the card. So what do you think? Which card is your favorite? There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to card making. It’s part of what I love with stamping our color choices an create such different looks with the same stamp set and our options are unlimited since the coordination Stampin’ Up! gives us allows for endless options based on what we like!

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The adorable Darling Donkeys

If you haven’t already seen this adorable stamp set that is part of our FREE Sale-a-bration offering you’re going to want to check it out. The Darling Donkeys stamp set (Sale-a-bration 155264) is filled with fun images and a variety of sentiments for year round use.

And it is perfect for coloring with our Stampin’ Blends too or you whatever your favorite coloring method is. Check out these wonderful cards using this stamp set. This first card uses our In Good Taste Designer Series Paper (152494) to add a bit of texture along with the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder (149643)

And here is another card using the same pack of Designer Series Paper and the Stitched Nested Label Dies (149638) with a completely different feel to it.

This time the image has been teamed up with the Well Written Dies (151816) for a fun pop of color that sends a love filled message.

And this next cards use our different packs of Designer Series Papers that you can earn during Sale-a-bration too. This first one uses our Oh So Ombre Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155225)

It’s trimmed with our Rococo Rose Scallop Linen Trim (149704) giving it a pop of color and texture. Don’t you love the Ombre feel to this pack of paper? These next two cards use the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155222).

The little Butterfly Gems (152481) are so much fun and come in all 5 of our 2019-2021 In Colors. I love the fact they already have the adhesive on them, making them quick and easy to use!

Like fun folds? This next card has a little easel built in and uses our Flower & Field Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration 155223).

And this final card also has a fun element to it. Not only does it use our Linen Thread (104199) to create this fun farm yard look it, it’s also bright and cheerful with it’s pop of Poppy Parade pattern from the Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper that is part of the Berry Delightful Bundle (Sale-a-bration 157613).

And the way it opens is a lot of fun too! So what do you think? Like this set? I know you’ll want one to create wonderful projects too, but you’ll want to hurry and get yours today, since it is part of our Sale-a-bration selection that will be going away February 28th.

Want to check out some of the tutorials I shared with you earlier using the Darling Donkeys stamp set and Oh So Ombre Designer Series Paper?

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Dragonfly Garden and the final Mix It Up Series Tutorial

Today’s card is the final card to my 3 part Mix It Up series of tutorials. I hope you have enjoyed this concept that was introduced to us last fall at OnStage@Home. It’s a great way of creating quick and simple cards quickly since you only have to cut once and can create 3 different layouts.

Using the same supplies as the first two cards in this series makes this a great way to start building your stamping supplies too if you are new to stamping. Punches make everyone successful and they are quick and easy to use!

Here are my video tutorials and PDF for this card.

Mix It Up Series 3 Dragonfly Garden Card #3 Video Tutorial

Mix It Up Series 3 Dragonfly Garden Card #3 PDF Tutorial

So what do you think? Want to give it a try? This series of tutorials is a great way to jump start your creativity, so why not give it a try with your favorite bundle and Designer Series Paper? The options are endless.

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Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Dragonfly Garden (*154411)

Inks:  Mossy Meadow Classic Ink (147111/133651) and Bumblebee Classic Ink (153116/153122)

Paper: Dandy Garden 6×6 Designer Series Paper (154297), Mossy Meadow (133676), and Bumblebee (153077),and Basic White Card stock (159276)

Accessories: Dragonflies Punch (*154240) and Ladybug Trinkets (154299)

*Dragonfly Garden Bundle (156224)

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Another Fun Tutorial in my Mix It Up Series!

If you like quick and easy cards then this series of tutorials might be just the right fit for you. Whether you’re new to stamping or someone who has been stamping a while new tricks are always great.

And I’m loving this bundle, it’s so easy to work with, has wonderful sentiments for all kinds of occasions and has adorable little Ladybug Trinkets too! Not to mention the rich Designer Series Paper 6×6 stack which gives you lots of options.

I don’t want to delay sharing this second card in the 3rd of my Mix It Up Series, so here you go, here are my video and PDF tutorials for you today.

Mix It Up Series #3 Dragonfly Garden Card #2 Video

Mix It Up Series #3 Dragonfly Garden Card #2 PDF Tutorial

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Dragonfly Garden (*154411)

Inks:  Mossy Meadow Classic Ink (147111/133651) and Bumblebee Classic Ink (153116/153122)

Paper: Dandy Garden 6×6 Designer Series Paper (154297), Mossy Meadow (133676), and Bumblebee (153077),and Basic White Card stock (159276)

Accessories: Dragonflies Punch (*154240) and Ladybug Trinkets (154299)

*Dragonfly Garden Bundle (156224)

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