Flowers All Year

Hi!  Today I am sharing with you the calendar card I sent to all my customers back in January using the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper.

Flower & Fields Designer Series Paper, Calendar, Friendship, Positive Thoughts, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanFeb2021SAB

I paired the Designer Series Paper with the 2020-2022 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack.  Black Cardstock is used a mat layer behind the DSP.  The cardstock base is Bumble Bee.  Bumble Bee Ribbon is a little touch to finish off the card.

The sentiment is stamped in Jet Black StazOn and is die cut with the Tasteful Labels Dies.  This paper is so pretty – you can use it on it’s own and just add a sentiment.

I had fun making this gift for my customers and they were well received based on the emails and texts that I got.

This paper can be chosen as your FREE item with a $50 purchase in my on-line store.  Did you know, you can choose from the Clearance Rack as well?  You will find retired products at a discount.  Who doesn’t love to save!

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A Touch of Ink

Welcome to Sale-A-Bration week here on the Blog!  Sale-A-Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s biggest promotion of the year and this is the final week to take advantage of it – whether you are shopping, hosting or looking to join my team!

We will kick it off with A Touch of Ink stamp set.  This set can be chosen as a FREE item when you spend $100 (prior to S/H and tax).

Friendship, A Touch of Ink, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Watercolor, #JanFebSAB2021

This two-step stamping set comes with both line art images as shown in this card – that you can color or it has stamps you can ink to fill in the line are for you.  I love having options!

For this card, I chose to use my Watercolor Pencils and a blender pen and loved the finished look.  The images are stamped in Jet Black Stazon ink.  Pencils from both Watercolor Assortments were used – Real Red and Cherry Cobbler for the flower and Bermuda Bay, Granny Apple Green and Daffodil Delight for the Hummingbird.

Best of all, this set comes with 6 sentiments, too!  You’ll find yourself reaching for this set over and over to create cards for birthdays, thinking of you, or just to say hello.

Did you happen to check out the background?  The paper is from the Oh So Ombre Paper Stack that can be chosen FREE with a $50 purchase!  I ran a piece of the Bermuda Bay Ombre paper through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss machine with the new Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder from the January-June Mini Catalog.  I love the look and you will, too!

BUT!  This set is exclusive to Sale-A-Bration and after Feb 28, it will no longer be around.  Head on over to my on-line store and when you reach $100 in your shopping bag, add this beautiful set for FREE!

If you are interested in joining my team, you will get 200 6″x6″ Designers Series Paper sheets in your starter kit for FREE!  These patterns will debut in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that starts in May.   This is on top of the $125 in product of your choice, business supplies and a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit!  All of this for just $99 plus tax (Shipping is included!)  JOIN TODAY!

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Happy Mail

Hi!  Today is my last Snailed It post for the week.  This is a quick Z-Fold card which is a great way to show off our Designer Series Paper.

Snailed It, Snail Mail, Friendship, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJuneMini2021

The base of the card is Whisper White – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored at 2 1/8″ and 4 1/4″ on the 8 1/2″ side.  Fold like normal on the 4 1/4″ score line, then fold back on the 2 1/8″ to create a Z.

The Designer Series Paper strip on the front measures 2 1/8″ x 5 1/2″.  For the inside, the Designer Series Paper measure 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.

The sentiment is stamped in Real Red ink and punched with the Rectangular Postage Stamp punch.

As I mentioned, a quick and fun card to end your week.

I love the bright colors and fun images in this suite and hope over the week I have provided you with ways to use this set for many different occasions.

Sale-A-Bration ends on Feb 28th – your purchase of the Snailed It Suite will qualify you for a FREE Sale-A-Bration product!  But hurry!  Time is running out.  Shop today!

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More Scrappy Fun!

Hi!  Continuing on with our Snailed It Suite this week for today’s card.  And, wanted to give you another idea on how to use those Designer Series Paper scraps.

Hello, Friendship, Snailed It, DSP Scraps, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJuneMini2021

This is such a fun layout to play with and so much you can do with it – plus a great way to use up those scraps!

For this card, I started with a piece of Designer Series Paper from the Snail Mail Designer Series Paper pack measuring 4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″.  On the 4 1/2″ side, cut at 2 1/4″.  Rotate, keeping both pieces together, and on the 3 1/4″ side, cut at 1 5/8″.  You now have 4 equal sized rectangles.  Keep them in order for placement on the card.

For a mat, I used Real Red Cardstock measuring 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″.  Cut on the 4 3/4″ side at 2 3/8″.  Rotate, keeping both pieces together, and cut on the 3 1/2″ side at 1 3/4″.    Attach the Designer Series Pieces to these 4 Real Red pieces.

For the base of the card, I used Blushing Bride measuring 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ on the 8 1/2″ side and folded in half.  A layer of Basic White cardstock measuring 5 1/4″ x 4″ is layered on top.

Adhere 3 of the 4 squares as shown in the pattern above to the Basic White layer.  Stamp your sentiment in the lower right corner.   I punched a 2″ Real Red circle from scrap cardstock.

The mushrooms are stamped in Jet Black StaZon and colored with Watercolor Pencils and a Blender Pen.  Colors are Garden Green, Real Red, Flirty Flamingo and Daffodil Delight.

Here’s another version using the Snail:

Snailed It, Birthday, DSP Scraps, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJuneMini2021

You don’t have to use all the same Designer Series Paper pattern, the final rectangles measure 2 1/4″ x 1 5/8″.  The mat layers measures 2 3/8″ x 1 3/4″.

Purchase the Snail Mail Suite Collection in my on-line store!  The suite qualifies you for a FREE Sale-A-Bration item when purchased prior to Feb 28th!  Don’t miss out!

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A Little Birthday Snail

Happy Monday!  I hope you had a good weekend! Since I kicked off the week yesterday with a Snail Valentine, I decided to continue the theme and today we have a Snail Birthday.

Snailed It, Birthday, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Fun Fold, #JanJuneMini2021

Do you remember this fold from 2018?  It is the double point fold that I came across from Lisa Curcio.  Since it’s been a few years, I figured it was time to revisit it.  It is relatively easy to do and a great way to use your Designer Series Paper.

  1. Cut two pieces of Designer Series Paper 3″ x 4″.  Score at 1″ along the 3″ side.  (If your paper has a direction to it, for the top flap, score at 1″ from the top, for the bottom flap, score at 1″ from the bottom”)
  2. Fold the corners furthest from the score line down to the score line.
  3. Use adhesive to hold the corners down.
  4. Attach the 1″ flap to the top and bottom of a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Basic White card stock.
  5. Attach the Basic White card stock to a piece of 4 1/4 x 5 1/2″ colored card stock.
  6. Use punches or die cuts for your front focal image that is big enough to span the two points.
  7. Decorate as desired and stamp a sentiment under the focal image for the inside of the card if desired.
  8. Attach the focal image to the TOP ONLY using dimensionals.

Here is a video showing the card above (it is the second card in the video):

For the snail, he is stamped in Jet Black Stazon and colored with Watercolor Pencils and a blender pen.  He is die cut with the coordinating die set.

The Stitched Nested Label dies provided the perfect layers to span the two flaps.  Did you catch the beveled edge on the Basic White layer?  That is easy to do and a great way to get more out of your dies!  Before popping out the cardstock from the die, flip it over and run your stylus along the inside edge of the die – it creates that beveled look.  (I show that in the video as well)!

And here he is in Real Red:

Snailed It, Birthday, DoublePointFold, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJuneMini2021

We are down to the final 2 weeks of Sale-A-Bration – so make sure you place those $50 orders in my On-Line store so you don’t miss out on your FREE goodies!  You’ll find the link over to the right, or click on any of the products used below.

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A Snail Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day!  What better way to celebrate than by sharing this adorable snail who’s stopping by to say Hi!

Valentine, Snail, Snailed It, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJuneMini2021

Isn’t he so sweet?  This little guy can be found in the Snailed It Suite of the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.  He is stamped in Jet Black Stazon Ink and colored with Watercolor Pencils.

The little hearts are from the same catalog and part of the same suite.  They are the perfect addition to this card.

The sentiment comes from the January Paper Pumpkin Kit – which coordinated with this suite.  If you aren’t a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber and live in North America, I highly recommend it. (More information below).

The stitched trail around the outside of this panel I thought was perfect!  It is made using the Stitched with Whimsy Dies.

The heart paper behind the panel is from the Snail Mail Desginer Series Paper Pack.  I’d say, just get the entire suite, you won’t regret it!

Basic Black and Real Red cardstock complete the card.

So, a little more about Paper Pumpkin – it is a monthly subscription that ships right to your door every month for just $22 + tax. (USA).  The box contains everything you need from stamps, an ink spot, adhesives to the elements needed to complete the project.  The projects can range from cards, 3D items, home decor or treat packaging.   It is a box of creativity that will take between 30-60 minutes to complete.  If you haven’t tried it out, or it has been a while, I recommend giving it a shot.  There is no minimum commitment – you can cancel at any time – or if an upcoming kit isn’t to your liking (I typically provide hints in my newsletter), you can also skip a month.   The March Kit is a card kit and will include stencils and a sponge!  How fun is that!  Sign-up today here!

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Hee Haw

This adorable guy has come to wish you a Happy Birthday!

Birthday, Darling Donkey, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #SAB2021

The Darling Donkeys Stamp Set is one of the options you can choose as a FREE item when you place a $50 (prior to S/H and Tax) in my on-line store before Feb 28.  These little guys are so adorable!

He is stamped in Memento Black Ink and colored with the Soft Suede and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends.  The strip is then cut down and paper snips used around his ear  so he is slightly off the strip.   He is layered on Oh So Ombre Designer Series Paper (that is another FREE option with a $50 purchase).   The embellishments are Basic Pearls also colored with Stampin’ Blends.

A quick, but adorable card, ready to send with wishes for a happy day.

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Introducing Boho Indigo Card Kit Class

I am so excited to offer this Card Kit Class featuring the Boho Indigo Project Kit!

Boho Indigo, Card Kit Class, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #2020AnnualCatalog

You will receive all supplies to make the cards above (excluding adhesives, stamps and ink).

A live ZOOM class will be held on Friday, Feb 12 at 7:30pm EST to assemble the cards!

Can’t make the class?  No problem!  You will receive a PDF with step-by-step directions to make the cards.

Cost of the class is $35 plus $8 priority shipping and includes the following:

  • 6 Card Bases
  • 6 Very Vanilla Envelopes
  • 24 6″x6″ pieces of Designer Series Paper
  • 3 6″x6″ pieces of Embossed Very Vanilla Carstock
  • 3 6″x6″ pieces of Very Vanilla Die Cuts with Gold Foil Accents
  • 20 Paper Flowers (10 small, 10 large)
  • 2 yards of assorted ribbon
  • Various die cuts and punch pieces
  • Various embossed pieces
  • Directions in PDF format

You will need to provide:

  • Sentiment Stamps
  • Adhesive for assembly
  • Inks – Coordinating colors – Misty Moonlight, Garden Green, Night of Navy

Add-on Option!
For just $15 more, you can also get supplies and directions to make 10 Note Cards (2 each of 5 designs!)

Boho Indigo Notecards, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #2020AnnualCatalog

Deadline to register and pay is Feb 1.
Supplies will be mailed by Feb 7
US Residents only!

You can also purchase just the PDF instructions for this class for $20.  The PDF will be emailed on Feb 14.  Add-on the Note Card set instructions for $5 more.

Please email teresasstampinspot@gmail.com to register for class.  Please include PayPal email address and if you would like to get the Note Card Add-on.

For The Coffee Lovers

Hi!  Today I have a card for the coffee lovers out there.  One of the first bundles I purchased from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog was the Nothing’s Better Than bundle.  This is such a great bundle and sparks so many ideas.  Coffee, Love, Nothings Better Than, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #2020AnnualCatalog

This would make a great Valentine’s Day card!  The heart background is made using Pool Party Cardstock and the Detailed Hearts die.  The words are die cut from Blushing Bride, Petal Pink, Rococo Rose and Early Espresso Cardstock.   The cup is stamped in Blushing Bride and Early Espresso inks.  The splats are Pool Party.  A layer of Pool Party Designer Series Paper is placed behind the Basic White stamped image panel.  The base of the card is Early Espresso.

I am not a coffee drinker -but I do love chocolate – so for my Valentine’s Day card, I believe I’ll switch it up using the chocolate image in this bundle.  What about you?  Coffee or chocolate lover?

The purchase of the Nothing’s Better Than Bundle and Detailed Hearts die together earns you a FREE Sale-A-Bration item!   Shop today to take advantage of this great deal!

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As Promised

Hi!  As promised, today I will share one more layout for using those three strips of Designer Series Paper shown yesterday.  While I used the same stamp set, I did change up the color palette.

Thank You, Dragonfly Garden, Stampin' Up!, SU!, #JanJune2021Mini, #dspscrapsThe Designer Series Paper is from the Dandy Garden Designer Series 6″x6″ pack.   I went with Mossy Meadow and Bumble Bee as my color palette for this card.  The Designer Paper strips are staggered behind the stamped panel.

I did enlarge the Bumble Bee layer and added a Basic White layer to add a bit of stamping.  The dragonflies are stamped in Bumble Bee and the sentiment in Mossy Meadow.  The sentiment is part of the Dragonfly Garden stamp set.

If you are looking for another layout using strips, check out this past post – it is also a fun layout to use up scraps.

I would like to thank those of you who have placed orders with me this month and are taking advantage of earning those FREE Sale-A-Bration products!  Just a reminder, that every $50 you spend prior to S/H and tax will earn you a FREE exclusive Sale-A-Bration product.  Shop today to earn yours!

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