Saying goodbye to Music from the Heart

When I saw this stamp set last fall I just new I had to have it. Not only did Dawn do a fantastic job of designing her set, but my daughter is a band director so I knew I’d use it for all kinds of projects. And it hasn’t disappointed – it’s got tons of versatility! Check out these cards using the set.

This first one uses our Pretty Peacock and Blackberry Bliss along with some punches too.

The Timeless Label Punch (149516) has been used to punch out the sentiment and then a second punched piece was cut in half to create this layer of layer under it. Such a quick and easy way to layer when using a punch. The piano sets on a Blackberry Bliss piece punched using the Starburst Punch (Retiring 143717). And our must have Layering Circle Dies (141705) were used to cut out the piano and the larger Basic Gray circle. A few Rhinestones are scattered around the card front for a bit of bling – don’t you love the face that we have packed of rhinestones ready to go like this card uses? Check out the Noble Peacock Rhinestones (retiring 149494) for a great selection of colors.

This next card also uses the piano image, this time done in Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, and Calypso Coral for a pop of color using the Label Me Lovely Punch (151296) using the same technique to create the mat.

Do you recognize the Designer Series Paper pattern? It’s from the very popular Best Dressed Designer Series Paper (retiring 151319) pack of paper.

And finally this last card uses our fun Melon Mambo and Black for it’s color pallet.

Bright bold and fun – and check out the Noble Peacock Rhinestones again (Retiring 149494). Told you it was packed with colors!

So what do you think? Love music or know someone who does? If you haven’t gotten yours you’ll want to get it now before it’s gone for good. Stamp sets were only guaranteed until the 15th of May, so after today it will be like the other products on our Last Chance List and only available while supplies last!

Why not take a few minutes to check things out and get your favorite 2018-2020 In Colors and other products before they are gone.

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Bubble Over Birthday Fun

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter. Here in North Georgia we couldn’t have asked for nicer weather, but it was rather odd having it fall on April Fool’s Day this year.  Yesterday was also my son, Johnathan’s 26th birthday and so I wanted to make him something special. I was inspired by our recent Stampin’ Success, so I reached for my Bubble Over Bundle and got to work. (I bet you can imagine how many times I was told he’ll arrive any moment during labor, followed by April Fool’s Day! Not a lot of fun after 12 hours in labor and it being my first. But then I wouldn’t have those fun stories to tell him either. LOL!)

And of course, I always make a theme cake for him that was inspired by the Bubble Over Bundle. The cap is a little wonky but he didn’t seem to mind.

He loves the special theme cakes that I’ve made over the years for him and this one was no different. It put a big smile on his face, and I learned something too. Did you know you can make a beer cake? I didn’t until my friend mentioned it, but why not right? Need to check out some recipes since I know it will be a lot of fun to give a try. (How appalling after being raised in Milwaukee. Ahhh the smell of hops… a story for another time.) LOL!

Want to see how I made the card? I’ve made a tutorial for you.

Bubble Over Birthday Card Tutorial (printable) PDF


OnStage Fun – Coming Soon

I’m so excited later this week I’ll be attending our OnStage event here in Atlanta and I’ve been working on some goodies that I’ll be sharing with you later in the week for my team members who are attending too! A full day of stamping fun AND the new 2018 Annual Catalog is going to be unveiled too!!!  Whoo hoo! It’s part of the fun and part of what I love about being a Demonstrator. Click HERE to learn about being part of my team and joining in the fun.

Speaking of the 2018 Annual CatalogsI’ll be ordering these catalogs for my customers next month as they will ship in May.   If you have ordered a minimum of $50 from me in the last 6 months you’ll receive a catalog from me.  If you’re unsure if you’ve ordered $50, you can contact me or login to my online store and check your order history. (Please remember you’ll want to make sure your mailing address is up to date and that I can contact you.)


Stamp Set: Bubble Over (*145868)

Inks: Crumb Cake Classic Ink (126975), Chocolate Chip Classic Ink (102128), Emerald Envy Classic Ink (141396), Dapper Denim Classic Ink (141394)

Paper: Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper (144163), Emerald Envy Card stock (141415), White Vellum Card stock (101856), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Bottles & Bubbles Framelits Dies (*145663), Starburst Punch (143717), Linen Thread (104199)

* Bubble Over Bundle (146082)

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Pick a Pattern

Yikes, there is just one week left to take advantage of our Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Promotion!

So if you haven’t checked out all the wonderful choices you have to choose from why not check out these great cards? Here are some cards using the Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper (144163).

This first card uses the A Little Wild Stamp Set and coordinating Little Loves Framelits Dies along with our NEW Starburst Punch (143717).

And this next card is quick and easy when you use the Label Me Pretty Stamp set (143858/143861) and Pretty Label Punch (143715).

And this classic Black and White was done using the Daisy Delight Bundle (145361).

I really love the unique way this card opens.

As you can see this pack of paper has great flexibility in your creating while it is the same package of paper these cards are 3 very different styles.

And how about some cards made with the Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper (144118)? The coordinating Birthday Friends Dies make cutting images from the Designer Series Paper a snap!

Or Team it up with the Birthday Delivery Stamp Set (143660) if you prefer.

Stop on back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing with you some more cards using the 6×6 Color Theory and Wood Textures Stacks of Designer Series Paper.

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