Friday, October 16, 2020

Basket of Blooms

 I hemmed and hawed about getting the Basket of Blooms stamp set.  It works with the Small Bloom punch, so I decided to go for it.  I have made two cards so far and I LOVE this set!!  I'm so happy I purchased it. 

I colored both in with Stampin' Blends and masked on both.  I used sentiments from Blossoms in Bloom and Playing with Patterns dsp (on SALE until Oct. 31!!!).   The dotted paper in the first card was made by stamping dots on the Playing with Patterns watercolor striped dsp.  The background was made by using a make up brush on the panel, then I fussy cut pieces and placed them on the Coastal Cabana background. On the second card, I stamped the vase and fussy cut the other pieces. Let me know what you think, or if you have a favorite!  

Click below to shop for the products used, or any other stamping supply needs!  Spend $50 during October using the host code of:  PUAWEX9U and you will receive the tutorial and a package of Gilded Gems!  Buy this bundle and receive the tutorial, a card kit, and a pack of Gilded Gems free!  

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Thursday, October 08, 2020

Joy to the World!

There are only two days left to order this holiday Paper Pumpkin!  It's one you don't want to miss.  It contains everything you need to make eight full-sized holiday cards.  I can't wait to see what is in the kit!    The coordinating colors are Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Seafoam.  Sign up by clicking the link below by October 10.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Celebrate Sunflowers

When I saw this sunflower stamp set, I knew I had to have the bundle!  It's called Celebrate Sunflowers.  I decided to pair it with the Plaid Tidings dsp.  This black and white pattern is one of my favorite, but there are some gorgeous colors in this pack!  And guess what?  The dsp is on sale right now (through Oct. 31)!  Click the image below to get yourself a pack of this beautiful and versatile paper!  Spend $50 during October using the host code of:  PUAWEX9U and you will receive the tutorial and a package of Gilded Gems!  Buy this bundle and receive the tutorial, a card kit, and a pack of Gilded Gems free!  

You can make this card by cutting a Basic Black base of 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2, cut at 7-3/4.  Then cut another Basic Black panel at 2 x 4-1/4.  The Daffodil Delight layers are:  2x4 (top), 1-3/4 x 4 (bottom). Plaid Tidings dsp:  1-3/4 x 3-3/4 (top), 1-1/2 x 3-3/4 (bottom).  Cut a panel of Whisper White at 2-1/4 x 3-3/4 and a scrap of white for the flowers.  Adhere the Daffodil Delight and Plaid Tidings papers on top, stamp and design your flower panel and adhere at the top only.  While it is folded, place your bottom piece (after adhering Daffodil and Plaid papers) along the bottom of the card and adhere.  Cut inside panel at 4 x 5-1/4 and stamp sentiment with the card closed.  Let me know if you have questions!

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Friday, August 07, 2020

World of Good

I hope you are all well and safe!  We all need a World of Good right now.  This was one of my first purchases from the new Stampin' Up! 2020-21 Annual catalog.  I love a good masculine card.  I know I'm one of the few.  This designer series paper is gorgeous!  I used that with the Memories & More pack from this suite and created this card.  The sentiment is from the Tasteful Labels dies.  The Old World embossing folder is amazing too!!

You can shop for these products any time in my store.  Just click the flower to the right and start shopping!

Monday, August 03, 2020

Pumpkins and Whales

Thought I'd share -- I made these cards below with pieces from the July Paper Pumpkin kit.  The background is a postcard from the kit.  I decided to pair the whale from Whale of a Time Suite.  I cut the larger whales out with the punch and dsp, and the smaller one was fussy cut.  The sentiment was heat embossed with Versamark and Stampin' White Embossing Powder.  I finished it off by adding some of the Elegant Faceted Gems.  I thought this would make a cute baby card!  

A tip for you -- when cutting the whales out from the dsp, keep the ones on the edge.  They can be tucked behind another whale (the dark gray one in the back was missing a fin!).  Below, the snout is cut off, but I tucked it behind the other whale in the second picture.

Then I decided the turtle would look cute on the background too.  I stamped some seaweed, fish and the turtle.  The sentiment was stamped in Versamark with white embossing powder on Just Jade cardstock, and cut with a die from Hippo and Friends.

Let me know what you think.  I love reading your comments!

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Wednesday, June 03, 2020

New Stampin' Up! Catalog!

I'm so excited!  The Stampin' Up! 2020-21 Annual Catalog is live!!!  Check out the beautiful new products.  I don't think you will be disappointed!  If you don't have a demonstrator, I'd be happy to send you a free catalog.

Click here to view the catalog:  

For a quick peek, view this video:

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By using HOST CODE: F96Z3KMG  with an order of $50 or more in product, you will receive a surprise gift from me, and you will be entered for a chance to win a stamp set.  If your order is $150 or more, please don't use the host code.  Stampin' Up! will give you Stampin' Rewards and I will send you a surprise as well.

If your shopping list is pretty big (mine was), you should sign up to become a demonstrator!  The cost is $99.  You choose up to $125 in product and you will get FREE shipping.  You are also eligible for a FREE bundle of your choice. This offer ends on June 30, so don't wait!  Message me for further information.  There is no further obligation.  You can simply be a discount shopper, or you can make it into a business, your choice!  I would love to have you on my team! 

Friday, April 03, 2020

Paper Pumpkin April

The upcoming Paper Pumpkin kit for April looks amazing!  It is a FULL-size card kit.  I can't wait to see it.  The coordinating colors are: Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo, Early Espresso, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Seafoam.  Sounds like a great combination to me.  Don't miss out on this one.  You can sign up for a monthly subscription on the link below.  You can cancel or skip at any time.  Your first kit comes with a clear block, and every kit contains an ink spot or two and all of the supplies you need to make the kit. 

Click here to order April's kit, but be sure to sign up before April 10!


If you'd rather purchase a prepaid kit, you can go to my store and order 24/7 along with any other supplies you'd like to add to the kits.  They come in 1-month, 3-months, 6 and 12-months.  The more you order, the more you save!  When you place the order, you will receive an email with a code to enter on the Paper Pumpkin site. Let me know if you have questions!

Here is the link to my store:  SHOP WITH MICHELLE