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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Mix it Up with Dragonfly Garden Card #2

Yesterday I shared with you the first card in my Mix It Up Series and as promised today I’ll be sharing the second card of the 3 using these same pieces. So without further ado here you go.

This card uses the same size pieces and once again the Misty Moonlight and Bumblebee Classic Inks but mixes up the layout a bit. Check out my video tutorial and PDF for this project below.

Mix It Up Series 1 Dragonfly Garden Card #2 Video Tutorial

Mix It Up Series 1 Dragonfly Garden Card #2 Tutorial PDF

So what do you think? Are you liking this option for quick and easy cards? Why not leave me a comment and let me know? Then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing the last of the 3 cards in this tutorial series.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Dragonfly Garden (*154411)

Inks: Misty Moonlight (153118/153124) and Bumblebee Classic Ink (153116/153122)

Paper: Dandy Garden 6×6 Designer Series Paper (154297), Misty Moonlight (153081), Bumblebee (153077), and Basic White Card stock (159276)

Accessories: Dragonflies Punch (*154240)

*Dragonfly Garden Bundle (156224)

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Darling Donkeys Tutorial

Did I say darling? Yes! This stamp set is just too cut and I couldn’t wait to ink it up and put it to paper when I first saw it.

Today’s card was one that I cased from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Do you ever do that? I love the fact that our catalogs have such great ideas that we can copy and share! I used this cute little card for my Team OnStage After Party last November, so today I thought I’d share it with you so you can make some too.

I’ve whipped up a quick tutorial with a complete supply list and video too! Why not check it out?

Darling Donkeys Card Video Tutorial

Darling Donkeys Card Tutorial PDF

Whew! What did I tell you too darling right? If you love this card you can order the supplies I’ve used and earn the stamp set for FREE! That’s right, free. When you place any qualifying order during January and February you can choose a FREE item from our Sale-a-bration Brochure. But you’ll want to hurry since you only have 2 months to earn all the fantastic free goodies in the brochure instead of the normal 3 months we’ve had in the past.

Got questions? I’m here to help simply call or email me. I’m always happy to help!

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Darling Donkeys (Sale-a-bration 158155)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708/133456), Crumb Cake (154882), Smoky Slate (154904), Magenta Madness (153106), and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs (153107)

Paper: 2020-2022 In Color 6×6 Designer Series paper stack (153070), Misty Moonlight (153081), and Basic White Card stock (159276)

Accessories: 2020-2022 In Color Enamel Dots (152480)

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Team Fun & the Gilded Autumn Pumpkin Home Décor Project

This past weekend I gathered with my Team, The Blue Mountain Stampers for a special biannual event. This event allows us to gather and celebrate everyone’s accomplishments over the last 6 months. We have a special project, along with prizes, and appetizers. So today I thought I’d share our project that we made.

This project was a lot of fun to make and everyone’s turned out differently since they could decide on which patterns they wanted to use. Here is mine.

I really love the colors and patterns of the Gilded Autumn Suite of Products and so I couldn’t resist making a home décor item with them. I also really love the way the little swirls of copper ribbon finish off this project. They are so easy to make – I bet you are wondering how I made them too!

You’ll need a wooden skewer or dowel along with your heat tool and Heavy Spray Starch. Yep, that’s it! You’ll also need a bit of patience as you make them since it does require some dry time tho. I’m not sure how they would hold up outside, but since I’m planning on using this project inside my home I wasn’t worried about our heavy Georgia humidity of late.

Want to see how we made them? Here is a video for you.

Gilded Autumn Pumpkin Home Decor Project Video Tutorial


Gilded Autumn Pumpkin Home Decor Project Tutorial PDF

I’ve also included a link for the pumpkins and PDF pattern on this Tutorial for you.

Want to make some of these too? Here is the information on the wooded pumpkins for you that I found on Amazon along with a PDF pattern for this pumpkin.

12″ Wooden Pumpkin Cutouts

Wooden Pumpkin Pattern PDF

I really love these gatherings we have a lot of fun together and it’s a great time to share what’s been happening in our lives, and relax too. Here are a couple of pictures for you of some of the finished projects.

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What are the Blue Mountain Stampers?

That’s the name of our stamping community. I enjoy welcoming new members to our group. 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
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  • Swapping Opportunities
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  • 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?  90% 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!

Right now is a great time to join with our GET & GO PROMOTION

Not only will you receive 2 additional Stamp Sets in your kit and card kits to make things with you’ll also get to choose $125 in product too! AND Shipping is free! That’s almost $200 in product for just $99 plus tax!!!

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Don’t forget to stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing a quick and easy treat item with you!

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Friend Like You Card Tutorial

Today’s card is bright and cheerful and great for summer

So what do you think? Love the summer time feel – we are just starting to heat up here in North Georgia and with Memorial Day right around the corner I’m looking forward to getting back in the pool. (That is once we get the new liner installed, our old one decided to give up on us last week as we were preparing to open it.)

Here is my tutorial for you so you can make some too and spread a little sunshine

Friend Like You Card Tutorial PDF

I love the Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay combination that I used for this project. However, after I made it I realized that the Bright Color Collection Paper was no longer available, you may already have some which is great. If not the good news is we’ll have a new stack of patterns in the Brights Color Collection (152487) available in June when the 2020 Annual Catalog launches, so you can get some then. Or if you don’t want to wait check out the Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper (retiring 149489) which has a great Coastal Cabana pattern in it and it’s available at a fantastic price while it lasts!

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Friend Like You (149237)

Inks: Soft Suede (147115/115663), Bermuda Bay (147096/131156), and Granny Apple Green Classic Ink (147095)

Paper: Brights Collection Designer Series Paper (Retired 147001), Coastal Cabana (131297), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: 2 1/4″ Circle Punch (143720) and Banner Triple Punch (138292)

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Free as a Bird One Sheet Wonder Bag & Card Set Tutorial

Today’s project is one that I created for my team’s Peak Princess event back in February and so I thought I’d share it with you today.

This little bag holds a set of cards that are great for all occasions since, so it is a great gift that is easily customized. And since the little birds are colored with our Stampin’ Blends, you can recreate your favorite feathered friend.

Here is the PDF for you.

Free as a Bird One Sheet Wonder Bag & Card Set PDF

And of course you’ll need some video tutorials to go along with it too. I’ve broken this project down into several for you.

Free as a Bird One Sheet Wonder Card Video Tutorial

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Free as a Bird One Sheet Wonder Cutting Guide Video Tutorial

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Free as a Bird One Sheet Wonder Bag Video Tutorial

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Enjoy!

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I’m currently working on my mailing list and will be finalizing it April 25th.

Are you a frequent customer of mine? You’re covered – I’ll be setting one aside for you. If you don’t live locally it will automatically be mailed. If you live locally I’ll be letting you know when you can pick up at an event or off my porch.

Haven’t ordered from me in a while or are new? Place an Online Order before April 25th with me and I’ll be happy to mail you one (Make sure your online profile information is up to date and you have allowed me to contact you or and I won’t be able send you one. (If you chose no contact in the past you’ll need to call 1-800-Stamp Up to have them change your profile for you.))

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No Matter the Weather Note Card Tutorial

March’s Paper Pumpkin kit had 2 stamp sets – the one that came with the kit and then a bonus set that coordinated with it. And it seemed like a wonderful kit for right now. I really enjoyed putting it together and creating with the sets themselves. So today I thought I’d share my alternate project with you that I created as a thank you card for those who subscribe to the kit.

I use the Note Cards & Envelopes for these cards since they are a great value and wonderful for newer stampers since you receive the card base and envelope for one low price.

Here is my video tutorial showing you how I created this card – why not take a few minutes to check it out?

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And a PDF that you can print off with a complete supply list

No Matter the Weather Note Card Tutorial PDF

I couldn’t resist these boots they are so cute – I’ve used the Rocco Rose Ink spot from last months kit for this next alternate that has the same basic layout but adds a layer of color for the background too.

Which do you like better? Why not leave me a comment and let me know?

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What will you get when you sign up for the April Paper Pumpkin kit?

For April, Stampin’ Up! has created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.

A great option while we practice social distancing and shelter in place right now

Paper Pumpkin knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, they have provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

But if you’d like to enjoy this month’s kit you’ll want to sign up today since we only have 2 days left to subscribe. Want to learn more Click HERE or feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Enjoy!

Then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another tutorial with you.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: No Matter the Weather (March Kit 153964)

Inks: Basic Gray (147118/147171) and Balmy Blue Classic Ink (147105/147168)

Paper: Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes (144236), Basic Gray (121044), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Take Your Pick Tool (144107/150006) and rain drops from kit

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Ornate Thanks Card Tutorial

Sorry I didn’t get this posted as planned late yesterday, but with the announcement yesterday afternoon from our Governor and our son’s birthday I was feeling overwhelmed and needed a bit of time to process. I’m sure that you can relate. This morning brought a lovely new sunrise and a bright new day and so I’m back to share.

So here we go –

Today’s project is one that I made for my April Thank You cards using the Ornate Garden Suite Early Release Bundle of products that just went live yesterday. Filled with beautiful colors and floral images this card allows the Specialty Designer Series Paper to shine.

This stamp set is filled with not only a wonderful selection of sentiments it uses a lovely font also. The coordinating dies have some lovely borders that I can’t wait to play with too.

I’ve whipped up a quick video for you and a PDF with supply list so you can create this project too while were home.

Ornate Thanks Card Video Tutorial

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Ornate Thanks April Thank You Card Tutorial PDF

I find crafting is good for the soul and the end result allows us to share a little bit of happy mail too. I’m planning on sending cards to family and friends to let them know I’m thinking of them along with hopefully lifting their spirits too during this time of social distancing.

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Ornate Thanks (149471)

Inks: Early Espresso Classic Ink (147114/119789)

Paper: Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper (152488), Terracotta Tile Card Stock (150884), Early Espresso Card stock (119686), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Ornate Layers Dies (1527726) and Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack (152479)

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#imbringingbirthdaysback with Timeless Tulips

It’s raining again here in North Georgia and so my crafting has been reflecting my dreams of spring being right around the corner!

Today’s project uses the lovely spring Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper, one of our Coordination Products that are available for a limited time. You can see all of them HERE.

I love the soft subtle colors for spring and the fact that the Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper coordinates with our punches is an added bonus. I always love another way to use a punch. How about you?

I’ve whipped up a quick tutorial for you and a video which includes some quick tips for getting the most from this paper.

Pleased as Punch Birthday Card Video Tutorial

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#imbringingbirthdaysback Pleased as Punch February Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Timeless Tulips (*151534)

Inks: Basic Gray Classic Ink (149165/149166)

Paper: Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper (153558), Whisper White Thick (140272), Balmy Blue (146982), Petal Pink (146985), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Tulip Builder Punch (151295), Layering Circle Dies (141705), and Whisper White Baker’s Twine (124242)

*Timeless Tulip Bundle (153793)

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Thoughtful Blooms Thank You Card Tutorial

Today’s card is one that I made using the coordinating products Thoughtful Blooms and Small Blossom Punch from the Sale-a-bration Brochure. I love the fact that you can earn this items with a qualifying order, after all who doesn’t love FREE and this is a couple of products that are soooo easy to use!

Here is the card that I’m sending out as a thank you to those who are placing orders in February with me.

Fun and colorful this card is sure to brighten anyone’s day! Here is a video tutorial sharing how I made this card and of course, the PDF also.

THOUGHTFUL BLOOM THANK YOU CARD VIDEO TUTORIAL

THOUGHTFUL BLOOM THANK YOU CARD TUTORIAL PDF

Have you ever wondered why I list both the Classic Ink AND the reinker in my supply lists? I always suggest that you buy them together so you’ll never have to worry about a dry ink pad or forgetting to order it before an item is retired. And of course Sale-a-bration is a great time to fill in the gaps in your color collection since you earn a FREE Sale-a-bration item with a qualifying order!

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Thoughtful Bloom (Sale-a-bration 146969)

Inks: Call Me Clover (147139/147178), Night of Navy (147110/103033), Soft Sea Foam (147102/147166), Flirty Flamingo (147052/141402), Lovely Lipstick (147140/147179), and Crushed Curry Classic Ink (147087/131158)

Paper: Call Me Clover (146969), Flirty Flamingo (141416), Soft Sea Foam (146988), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Small Blossom Punch (Sale-a-bration 152316), Call Me Clover 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146951), Basic Rhinestone Jewels (144107), and Take Your Pick Tool (144107)

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