A Wedding Toast

Hello! It’s been several months since I’ve written a blog post. My work-life has been extremely busy and Stamping took a place on the back-burner, focusing only on my monthly clubs and classes. Well, I’m attempting to get back to blogging ūüôā¬† While work isn’t as crazy as it has been, it’s still busy. Therefore, I’ll post as frequently as I am able. I hope you don’t mind that I took a bit of a break.

Today’s card features a twist on using the Delicate Ornaments Thinlits Dies, which coordinates with the new Embellished Ornaments stamp set. Both are from Stampin’ Up!’s 2015 Holiday catalog.

Wedding Toast Finished

Today’s card was inspired by Candy Ford during a recent Inking Royalty Blog Hop. I am always impressed by crafters when they can see one image as something completely different. That is the case with Candy’s awesomely creative Christmas card in which she converted the ornament dies into wine glasses. You can see her card here.

Tips, Tricks and Insights:

  • Making Wine Glasses – Take the hollow tall, thin die from the Delicate Ornaments Thinlits Dies and only cut out the top portion of a piece of vellum, positioning it on the Big Shot as shown below. Do the same with the Blackberry Bliss “wine”.
    Wedding Toast 2
  • Work with Gravity¬†– When you tilt a glass full of liquid the liquid always remains level horizontally. Such needed to be the case with the wine in these velum glasses. Before adhering the wine and glasses down, I positioned them where I wanted them and used a ruler to draw a straight horizontal line for how the wine would level out when the glasses were tilted during the toast.
    Wedding Toast 6
  • Mr. & Mrs. Tags –¬†¬†The smallest Framelit from the Lots of Labels Framelits Dies was the perfect size to trim the “Mr.” and “Mrs.” tags which were stamped from the For the New Two stamp set.
  • Thick Whisper White Card Stock – Thick Whisper White Card stock served as the perfect base for this card.

Wedding Toast Finished Flat

Today’s card is one of three cards that my stamp club will be making this month featuring the Embellished Ornaments stamp set and Delicate Ornament Thinlits Dies. I’ll be sharing the other two cards in upcoming blog posts, both of which are Holiday cards.

A big shout out goes to Candy Ford for inspiring this card.

Blessings,

Kelly

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Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

Ingredients:

  • Stamp Sets:¬†For the New Two
  • Ink: Blackberry Bliss Stampin‚Äô Write Marker
  • Card Stock / Paper: Whisper White 80 Lb. Card Stock, Whisper White, Blackberry Bliss, Vellum
  • Accessories: Delicate Ornament Thinlits Dies, Lots of Labels Framelits Dies, Linen Thread, 3/8‚ÄĚ Blackberry Bliss Stitched Satin Ribbon (Retired), Glue Dots

Gatefold Card with the Butterflies Thinlits

In anticipation of the Butterfly Thinlits return I made a gatefold card with a butterfly as one of the cards for my stamp club this month. I’m happy to say that the ladies loved this card and the fact that¬†they could now order the Butterfly Thinlits and Butterfly Basics once again. Here’s my card.

Gatefold - closed one card

And here’s another look to give you the full effect of the gatefold.

Gatefold - open one card2

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Making a Gatefold Card¬†–¬†It’s very easy to make a gatefold card; here are the dimensions:
    • Cut an 8-1/2″ x 11″¬†piece of Stampin’ Up! card stock in half so that the size becomes 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
    • Score the 8-1/2″ length at 2-1/8″ on each end
    • Fold both sides toward the center; the completed closed size is 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
    • Trim the layers for the left panel which¬†are 1/8″ and 1/4″ shorter than the panel itself
      • Hello Honey Layer: 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
      • Whisper White Stamped Layer: 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Transparent Butterfly –¬†Because the background on both of the gatefold panels are different the butterfly needed a backing. I decided to adhere White Vellum to the back of the Butterfly, hand snipping the vellum to size it perfectly with the cut out butterfly. I played around a little and on one card I colored the vellum with a Hello Honey marker. Can you see the difference between the two cards? The one on the left was colored and the one on the right was not. Which do you prefer?
    Gatefold - both cards
  • Opposites Attract –¬†I didn’t want both panels on the gatefold card to look the same. The panel on the left was stamped using the Something Lacy background stamped with Lost Lagoon ink on Whisper White card stock. The panel on the right was texturized (is that a word?) using my favorite embossing folder, Woodgrain.
  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon – Before adhering the Something Lacy and Hello Honey frame onto the left panel make sure you tie the Hello Honey 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon onto the panel.
    Gatefold - left side

I hope you enjoyed my card today. It’s very easy to make. Why don’t you give it a try?

 

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You have 4 more days to play along with us at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. Reach for some brads and a stamp set that’s at least 1 year old and play along with us for our current challenge.

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Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

 

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

Embellish This!

 

We all know people who tend to embellish the truth when they share a story. Quite frankly, the little extra details make their stories more interesting. The same holds true for embellishments to cards. According to Google, the definition of the word “Embellish” in the latter sense is to “make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features”. Well, it’s time to¬†dust off¬†some of your old brads for our current Retro Rubber Challenge, RRCB12. This challenge encourages us to use brads. You’ll notice on my card that the brads I used are a bit ancient. But I have a stockpile of them because I really love them. Below is the challenge banner and my card.

RRBC12

RRBC12 - Kelly DeTommaso

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Various Ways to Embellish with Brads –¬†Sometimes brads are used in a sequence of three in a row as an accent at the bottom or top of a card or tag. Sometimes they are used as a part of¬† a stamped image to add color to a portion of the image. And other times they may be used as flower centers, as was the case on my card. These flower brads made the perfect centers for my flowers which were cut out with a [now retired] 5-point flower punch.
    Card Top
  • More Embellishments –¬†As if 3 cute flower brads weren’t enough, there are two additional embellishments on this card. The Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon serves as an anchor behind the three flowers. The scalloped semi-circle flower livens up the lower part of the card with additional color.
  • Check Out the Base! –¬†I made this card using a [now retired] Big Shot template. I just love the criss-crosses. To get the stamped sentiment to appear smooth on the base of this card I stamped first then ran the base through the Big Shot die.
    Card Bottom
  • Not too Shabby – I added just a little shabbiness to this card by sponging the edges of the So Saffron base and all of the edges of the DSP with Chocolate Chip ink.
    RRBC12 - Kelly DeTommaso

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I hope that you’ll find a set of brads in your stash of embellishments and join us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog to submit your project as part of this challenge.

CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • Use¬†older stamps.¬†We suggest stamps older than¬†1 year.
  • Use brads on your card or project
  • Post your creation to your blog or on line gallery.
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by Friday, April 24.
  • Enter as many times as you’d like.

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Note: This challenge is the last challenge for which I will be on the design team for the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I decided to step down due to my busy work schedule. It was an honor and a pleasure to serve as a design team member with such talented designers and fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrators. A big shout out goes to Katie Skiff and Jane Knudsen for managing the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I look forward to continuing to play along with their challenges as a participant along with you. I hope that you’ll join me for the fun.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Retro Rubber Technique Challenge

Hey everyone, it’s time to get out your heat emboss tools and embossing powder to make a project to share with us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog.

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Our current challenge encourages you to make a card or project using embossing powder. The only other requirement we have is to use a stamp set that is at least 1 year old. Here’s my card for the RRBC10 challenge.

RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Embossed Easter Card

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Embossed Lines –¬†I wanted to make brown bunnies but didn’t have brown embossing powder. So, I ink my stamp with Versamark ink to prime it for embossing, then inked it with Early Espresso ink then stamped it onto the Whisper White card stock. Clear Embossing Powder allowed the brown lines to remain brown.
  • Watercoloring –¬†I was SO SAD to see the Blendabilities Markers get discontinued due to product defects; I’m holding out hope that SU! will have a new and improved Alcohol marker next year. Therefore, to color my image I used Aqua Painters dipped into Early Espresso ink for the bunny bodies making the darkest impressions closest to the embossed lines. I went very light on their faces with barely any ink. I also used Blushing Bride ink for the ears, noses¬†and chest,¬†Crisp Cantaloupe and Early Espresso for the butterflies, and Always Artichoke for the grass.
    RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Embossed Easter Card CloseUp
  • Crumpled Bow –¬†Leaving an extra long tail on my bow allowed me to create the ruffled look. The bumps were created by using Glue Dots to keep the ribbon anchored to the card base.
  • Matting with Framelits – Using the Deco Labels Framelits I cut “windows” into my Early Espresso and Blushing Bride card stock and placed the bunnies behind my window frame. Typically I would center this on my card front but went with an off-centered placement to leave room for the bow on the left side. For more on how to easily create mats you can see my previous cards and tutorials here and here.
  • Making Good Use of the Extra Die Cut – So, what’s a stamper to do with the die cut frame? Use it on the inside for the greeting which was also stamped using the retired Gifts of Spring Stamp set.
    RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Inside
  • Behind the Scenes – Check out another image that comes with this stamp set as shown on the “backside” [pun intended] of this card. Isn’t it darling? It says “hand stamped by” and I hand wrote my name.
    RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Back

 

Thanks for stopping [or hopping] by my blog today ūüôā¬† I hope you’ll join us for the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge.

RRBC10-Kelly DeTommaso Embossed Easter Card

 

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Retro Rubber Guidelines:

  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year.
  • Post your creation to your blog or online gallery. If you use an online gallery, please use the Keyword RRBC10.¬† Please turn off Word Verification.
  • “Hop on over” [pun intended] to the RRBC to link up your creations for our¬†challenge using the InLinkz by¬†March 27th!
  • Enter as many times as you like.

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Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, ¬†or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

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  • Stamps: The Gifts of Spring (retired)
  • Inks:¬†Versamark, Early Espresso, Blushing Bride, Crisp Cantaloupe, Always Artichoke
  • Paper:¬†Whisper White, Early Espresso, Blushing Bride
  • Accessories:¬†Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Powder, 5/8″ Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Deco Labels Framelits, Aqua Painters, Glue Dots

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Cards from Friends

I’ve been living vicariously through other stampers lately due to the busyness of my new job, which I’m hoping settles down soon so that I can spend more time doing other things that¬†I love, like stamping.

For now, I’d like to share with you cards I received from friends for my 50th birthday… wow, that feels weird to say! Where did the last half a century go? LOL! Did you see my thank you cards from my birthday? If not, click here to see my blog post.

  • From Mary Fish, my up-up-upline with Stampin’ Up! and Leader of the Stampin’ Pretty Pals. Can you see the embossed butterfly behind the sentiment?
    b-day Mary
  • From Pam Morris, My up-upline, we call her “Queen Mum” as she is the matriarch of the InKing Royalty team ūüôā
    b-day Pam
  • From Brian King, my wonderful upline and King of the InKing Royals
    b-day Brian
  • From my Mom, Liz Kent, and member of my downline “CROSS Country Stampers”
    b-day Mom front
    I love the inside of her card:
    b-day Mom
  • From Robin Myren, another member of my “CROSS Country Stampers” downline
    b-day Robin
  • From Maria Rodriguez, a fellow Stamping friend and one of my blog readers
    b-day Maria OutsideCheck out the inside of her card too:
    b-day Maria Inside
  • From Sonny Peterson, who always brightens my day with comments on my blog!
    b-day Sonny

I hope you like these cards as much as I do. Feel free to leave these ladies and gentleman a comment.

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Check out this week’s Weekly Deals: ¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the items by clicking on the images below to add them to your shopping cart through my online store.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Tag! You’re it!

 

Today I am tagging you to play along with us for the latest Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. The current challenge is none other than “Tag, You’re it!” All you have to do is make a project or card using a tag; it’s that easy ūüôā¬† All we ask is that you use a stamp set that is older than 1 year.

RRBC09

 

I used 3 older but current stamps on today’s card.

RRBC09_KellyDeTommaso

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Faux Patina Technique ‚Äď A year ago I posted a card that uses the technique found on the background of my card. It’s truly easy to do. I¬†found this technique through Splitcoast Stampers. You can find a¬†tutorial on the faux patina technique here. If you’d like to see my original card, you can click here.
  • Two-step Stamping –¬†Two of the stamp sets used to make my tag are “two-step stamp sets”. What this means is that you can use two [or more] images from that set to create your image. Two step stamp sets make it so easy to create beautiful images and are great when you are short on time and don’t have time for coloring. I wanted to make the flower image from Stippled Blossoms and the butterfly image from Papillon Potpourri to be slightly lighter than the sentiment. Therefore, I applied ink to the solid flower,¬†leaf, and butterfly images but stamped off 2 times before stamping onto my card stock. Then, the outline images were stamped off once before layering those images on top of their bases.
  • A little bling for the wings –¬†I accessorized the butterfly with a little bling using the Silver Sparkling Dazzle Details liquid glue. The same bling was added to the center of the flower.

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You still have a few more days to play along with us at the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. I hope that you’ll grab one of your tag punches and upload your project to our challenge blog. You may just be our next winner!

Retro Rubber Challenge Guidelines:

  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year.
  • Post your creation to your blog or online gallery. If you use an online gallery, please use the Keyword RRBC09.¬† Please turn off Word Verification.
  • Link up your creations for our Tag,You’re it! challenge using the InLinkz by¬†March 13th!
  • Enter as many times as you like.

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Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

White and Gold or Black and Blue?

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Have you seen the dress? You know, the one that everyone is talking about on social media and the news? Well the buzz about the dress inspired me to make this card.

Butterfly Thank you Card

What do you see? White and Gold or Black and Blue? I’m sure all of you are seeing White and Gold because those are the two colors that I used to make today’s card.

On Friday night, my husband and children got me good! They had a surprise party for me for my 50th birthday. Everyone at the party was talking about “the dress”. So, I made this card in White and Gold and wrote this on the inside:

“White and Gold or Black and Blue? Regardless of the colors you see, it was great seeing you! Thank you for helping me celebrate my 50th birthday!”

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Easy as 1-2-3:¬†Some of Stampin’ Up!’s Thinlits dies are intricate which make it a little challenging to poke out the pieces from small holes. The new Butterflies Thinlits Dies is one of those dies. Well, have no fear, dryer sheets are here! I found a video by Deb Valder on Pinterest, you can find it here. In this video Deb provides 3 easy steps to have no fuss die cutting on intricate dies. I tried it with this die, and it worked like a charm! Here are the three steps; watch her video for better understanding:
    1. Take 4 unused dryer sheets folded in half. Place your die on top of them and run the die through the big shot. This gives the Die a waxy coating.
    2. Die cut a piece of card stock as you normally would using the Big Shot. Do NOT remove the die from the card stock once you run it through.
    3. Place the Thinlit die [with cut-out image stuck to it] on the 4 folded dryer sheets and run the Die back through the Big Shot. Once you lift the die from the dryer you’ll see your image… just lift it off the dryer sheet. The little holes stick to the dryer sheet and are removed from your die-cut image!You can use the dryer sheet dozens of times! We made 36 butterflies using the same dryer sheets. Here’s the finished dryer sheet… notice we never removed the little pieces; it works without removing them!
      You have to try this!
      Butterfly Dryer Sheet
  • Mass Production:¬†I needed 3 dozen thank you cards. Therefore, I needed to keep this simple. I stamped the greeting¬†and Gorgeous Grunge background 36 times. Then I added the Washi Tape to all 36 cards. Meanwhile, my sister, Kathy, and mom, Liz, were making 36 butterflies using the above technique. Sticking to one task at a time made this efficient… having two other people to help me mass produce these made it even easier! I’m happy to say that all of my Thank You cards are finished and in the mail!¬† Below are the two “Big Shots” that helped me ūüôā Thanks guys!
    Butterfly Cutting Station
  • Pearl Dressing:¬†Not only is the media and internet buzzing about the White & Gold or Black & Blue dress; it’s also buzzing about Lupita Nyongo’s beautiful pearl Oscar dress. This butterfly card could just be the next internet sensation! Just kidding! But like Lupita’s dress; this butterfly is also adorned with Pearl Basic Jewels. The great news is that these jewels are only a fraction of the cost of pearls on Lupita’s dress!
    Butterfly Card Finished

Here’s a look at all 36 of my cards. Doesn’t this just look so cool?!
Butterfly Cards

Next time you use one of Stampin’ Up!’s intricate dies, reach for the dryer sheets. They will save you a lot of time!

Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Really Retro for Retro Rubber Challenge #8

I’m getting “really retro” with today’s card. I used several retro stamps and tools to make it. Our latest Retro Rubber Blog Challenge, RRBC08, encourages you to use eyelets on your project. Do you still have them? Are you old enough to even know what they are? Over the last several years, eyelets seemed to have been replaced with brads and self-sticking embellishments, like pearls, rhinestones and candy dots.

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And here is my card featuring MANY retro / retired products.

KellyDeTommasoRRBC08

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Retired Stamps –¬†I have a basement full of retired stamp sets. They include “Pocket Fun” and “Just Jeans” used on this card. Just Jeans is a background stamp that provides the denim look on this Marina Mist card stock. Pocket Fun includes the pocket, flowers, girls, sentiment and several other images, including a frog to hang out of the pocket. It’s just darling.
    Pocket
  • Retired Tools & Accessories –¬†In “the olden days” Stampin’ Up! used to sell a “hardware kit” that included tools to literally hammer eyelets in place. That was replaced a few years later with a tool called the “Crop-a-dile”. It’s used for punching holes for small and large eyelets and squeezing the handles to pinch the eyelets in place… no more hammering. I’m glad I hung onto that tool, I still use it to poke holes in things.
    Eyelits and girls
  • Coloring –¬†I colored the two girls to resemble my friend Leslie and I. She has short brown hair and I have mid-length blondish hair. I used Stampin’ Up!s Blendabilities to color in the girls and the flowers. The colors I used include:
    • Nude (skin tones)
    • Crumb Cake (lightest shade)
    • Wisteria Wonder
    • Melon Mambo
    • Daffodil Delight (medium & darkest shades only)
  • Layout – I chose a vertical layout. However, I originally envisioned a horizontal layout. Before adhering any images or stamping the greeting, I placed everything on the card front to see how I would like to lay this out. My card turned out completely different than I originally envisioned. I intended to decorate the pocket with a single flower, but then had enough room on my scrap paper to make 3 flowers. One thing led to another and I decided to use all three as a border on my card. I ended up turning the card vertical so that the greeting could be stamped directly onto the card front, rather than on a tag or banner. All that to say, the lesson to be¬†learned here is to place things down before adhering your images; you’ll be happy you did ūüôā
    KellyDeTommasoRRBC08

If you have some old eyelets stashed away, consider breathing life back into them and play along with us at the Retro Rubber Blog Challenge. Or just hop over there to see the work of some of the design team members. I’ve had a sneak peek at some of their cards; you are in for a real treat! ūüôā

Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, ¬†or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.

  • Stamps: ¬†Retired: Pocket Fun and Just Jeans
  • Inks:¬†Marina Mist, Memento Ink
  • Paper:¬†Whisper White & Marina Mist
  • Accessories:¬†Blendabilities Markers, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Crop-a-dile (retired), Eyelits (retired)

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Three Things I Like: Robin Myren

Today I have a card from another one of my friends, Robin Myren. Robin is a talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and member of my CROSS-Country Crafters team. Robin surprised me with this card a couple of weeks ago when she knew that I had been working so hard in my full-time¬†job.

Robin

Tips, Tricks, and Insights:

  • Vellum Flowers¬†– Robin stamped the flowers on Velum and colored them from behind with Stampin’ Up!’s Blendabilities markers to give them a soft appearance. She adhered the flower image with Glue Dots on top of the same stamped image on the Whisper White Oval.
  • Complimenting Scallops¬†– Robin added an embossed scalloped double-border at the top of the card and the scallops on that border complement the scallops on the Tea Lace Doily.
  • Panels of DSP¬†– Rather than adding a single strip of DSP to the bottom of the card, Robin cut the DSP into 4 equal sized panels. This simple technique added a neat effect to her card.

It’s a blessing to receive cards and I am so grateful to Robin and Bonnie (I showed her card last week) for thinking of me and letting me know that they did by making and sending me hand-stamped cards.

Sneak Peek: Tomorrow I’ll showcase a card for the next Retro Rubber Challenge Blog. Here’s a sneak peek:

Eyelits and girls

Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below.¬†Or, if you’d like to support Robin Myren feel free to search for her in the Stampin’ Up! store.

Price: $4.95

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Weekly Deals! Today is the last day to take advantage of some discounts on a few products as this list will be updated tomorrow. If interested in any of the items below at a discounted price, you can click on them to add them to your shopping cart. You must finalize this order before the end of the day today.

 

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly

 

Three Things I Like: Bonnie Bake

I’d like to introduce you to Bonnie Bake, a talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and the newest member of my CROSS-Country Crafters team. Here is a card that Bonnie recently made for me.

BonnieThree Things I like:

  • Butterfly Basics Bundle¬†– Bonnie used a most sought after stamp set from the new Occasions catalog. It includes the stamped fern, sentiment and die-cut butterfly. Bonnie added beautiful dimension by creating a double-layered butterfly cutting it out in both Chocolate Chip and So Saffron card stock. While its hard to see in the still¬†picture above, it adds such a nice effect when you see this card in person.
  • Hardwood¬†– The Hardwood background stamp is the perfect compliment to the Butterfly Basics stamp set and Thinlits dies. Bonnie gives this card the illusion¬†of a fence with fern planted in front of it. This card brightened my day on a cold and snowy day last week.
  • Apothecary Accents¬†– Bonnie used one of my favorite Framelits, Apothecary Accents. The sentiment from the Butterfly Basics stamp set fits perfectly into this die cut frame. It stands out even more with her use of Stampin’ Dimensionals.

If you like Bonnie’s card as much as I do, please leave her a comment; I’ll be sure that she sees¬†them all.

Have you been considering joining Stampin’ Up! as a hobbyist or business builder? Now’s the perfect time to join! You get $125 in product for only $99, PLUS you get to choose additional products through one of the options below:

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If you’d like to talk about joining my CROSS-Country Stampers team, leave me a message and your contact information so that we can set up some time to talk. Or, click here to join now through my Demonstrator Business Web Service.

Supplies:¬†If you don’t already have your own demonstrator, you can order any of the supplies used to make this card through my¬†online store, or clicking on any of the images below to add them to your shopping cart. You can also print a supply list by clicking on the supply list link beneath the images shown below. Or, feel free to support Bonnie by shopping through her online store by searching for her name: Bonnie Bake.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Blessings, Kelly