Love You To Pieces

I want to apologize if you were looking for a post yesterday.  I have been on vacation and though (Haha) that I was scheduled through yesterday.  Well , you know how that goes…..I was wrong.  But I am back now and with a special card.

Today is our 38th Wedding Anniversary!  It really does not seem possible.  But here we are.  So I made a cute card for my hubby.  We are not into gifts anymore and usually go for humor.

 

Love You To Pieces, 147392

 

It is more “cute” than anything, but fits us perfectly.  On a side note:  How do you lose a complete set of dies?  I know I purchased this as the bundle, but the dies are not to be found!!  A nice tip though is that it is really easy to fussy cut these puzzle pieces.  Although it helps if you do not wait until the very last minute and then realize you cannot find the dies!

I kept the card very plain, only two base colors and then the bit of coloring on the heart shape.  I love Night Of Navy with almost anything.  This time I have paired it with Gray Granite.  A great new gray.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I appreciate it more than you know.  All of the supplies are listed at the bottom of the page.

 


 


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A Wish for InKing Royalty June Blog Hop

 

 

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s June Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by popular songs – this month’s song is “Here Comes the Sun.” As you can guess, our Blog Hop today is filled with projects that are inspired by the joy of the summer sun. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

To me Sun = Summer, at least it did when I was a child.  Another childhood summer memory is blowing on the little dandelion flowers and watching the fluff float around.  Now I think of allergies and where I was spreading those little seeds!!  But let’s stick with childhood summer good times!  This is the first thing I thought of when I saw the stamp set Dandelion Wishes in the new Stampin’ Up! catalog.  And when I saw the theme for this  month’s blog hop, again I immediately thought of the dandelions!  So here is the card made from my summer memories.

 

 

Dandelion Wishes, 146747

 

 

I totally love that sentiment!  I love the font as well as the statement.  And I am pleased that the card did come together as I envisioned it.  That is a super win for me.  Almost all of these products are new, which is another thing I love.

The colors I chose obviously were to match the Sun theme.  I believe they totally worked to create the summer feeling.  The new Pineapple Punch is a serious WOW and packs a punch (of color)!!

 

Color Combination:

 

 

In case you haven’t figured it out, the sun is from the Painted Harvest sunflower.  I stamped the center and then the least defined of the flower section.

All of the supplies I used are listed at the bottom of the post.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Brian King. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

​Thank you for hopping along with us.  If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

 

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  4. Imogene Thomas at MomoMakes.com
  5. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  6. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  7. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  10. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  11. Sandra Cornejo at Madly Crafting
  12. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  14. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  15. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  16. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  17. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping

 


 

It is still a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.  I would love to have you join my team.  A great perk for demonstrators this time of year is getting to see the new catalog first.  Then we get to order and play with the new products a month early.  For me, that is one of the best parts of being a SU Demonstrator.  Of course, the discount helps!  If you are interested, please contact me and let’s talk.


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Beautiful Day for InKing Royalty Blog Hop

 

 

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s May Blog Hop! We are grinning from ear-to-ear with excitement over all the amazing, new products from Stampin’ Up!’s 2018 Annual Catalog – and you’re going to love what we are sharing today. Today’s Blog Hop is filled with projects that offer sneak peeks at new products from the upcoming catalog. What fun! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

My Top of the List Favorite from the new Catalog is the Share What You Love Designer Series Paper.  Actually, it and all that is in that Suite of products!  From the banner above, it would appear that Brian King loves this paper as well!!  My card for today focuses on quite a few of the products, but especially the DSP.

 

Love What You Do, 148042

 

As I said above, I have used quite a few products from this AWESOME Suite.  In doing so, I have a lot more texture than I normally do.  Of course the star is the Designer Series Paper.  As an unexpected touch, I let it be the main focal point and added a little extra with different ribbons. (All of the supplies are listed at the very bottom of the post.)

The sentiment is part of a “Must Have” stamp set as well.  It is Love What You Do and has beautiful flowers, backgrounds, and sentiments.  I know I say it is all a Must Have, but this catalog is really over the top as far as I am concerned and I do want it all!

One other unexpected item on my card is the lighter base color, which is Petal Pink.  It is an Oh My! color.  I think it has a touch of light peach to the pink.  Whatever it may have, it is gorgeous.  And it pairs well with other colors both bold and bright.

Thank you for stopping by my page on the Blog Hop.  I very much appreciate it and love to read your comments.

I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Deb Cozzone . There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

 

Thank you for hopping along with us.  If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

 

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Deb Cozzone at Grand Central Stamping
  4. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  5. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  7. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  8. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  11. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  12. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts

    Retiring Products List:

    Occasions Catalog:

    https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2018/Retiring%20List/OCC%20Retired%20List-US.pdf

    Annual Catalog:

    https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2018/Retiring%20List/AC%20Retired%20List-US.pdf

     

     


     

    It is still a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.  I would love to have you join my team.  A great perk for demonstrators this time of year is getting to see the new catalog first.  Then we get to order and play with the new products a month early.  For me, that is one of the best parts of being a SU Demonstrator.  Of course, the discount helps!  If you are interested, please contact me and let’s talk.


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I Told You

I have quite a bit of different textures going on in today’s card.  The idea continued to evolve as I was putting it together and I like the unusualness of the outcome.  I hope you will as well.

 

Message In A Bottle, 143707

 

 

There is quite a lot of Foil happening on the card.  I have used the Foil Frenzy DSP along with a layer of Silver Foil card stock.   Not finished there, I added Copper and Silver embossing, and finished with Copper and Silver thread under the bottle layer.   The photo really does not do it justice.  So here is a close up section.

 

Message In A Bottle, 143707

 

From this photo you can see that I embossed the bottle in Silver.  I then embossed the love notes in Copper.  The background of the bottle is Pool Party Light Stampin’ Blend.  The foil layer is Silver Foil Card stock..  The Foil Frenzy DSP is the Pool Party dotted one.  And the sentiment is embossed with Copper and mounted on a Silver strip.  To finish my metallic thread…… (a play on words there!)  I added the Silver and Copper Thread behind the bottle layer.

With all of the metallic included here, I still like it and the simple bottle now really pops.   I hope you like it too.  The Message In A Bottle set and the Foil Frenzy DSP are both on the Retiring List.  I truly love the Foil Frenzy paper!  It is a perfect weight for quite a few different types of projects.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I very much appreciate your support and comments.

Retiring Products List:

Occasions Catalog:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2018/Retiring%20List/OCC%20Retired%20List-US.pdf

Annual Catalog:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2018/Retiring%20List/AC%20Retired%20List-US.pdf

 

 


Another Paper Pumpkin Special:  The March PP was so popular due to the special gift that it sold out.  So Stampin’ Up! has offered a great deal to replace that.  New Subscribers who sign up before April 10, will receive April and May for half price.  So 2 months for the price of 1.  A great deal.  Use my link HERE, and enter the code: SAVEFIFTY0418


 

It is still a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.  I would love to have you join my team.  A great perk for demonstrators this time of year is getting to see the new catalog first.  Then we get to order and play with the new products a month early.  For me, that is one of the best parts of being a SU Demonstrator.  Of course, the discount helps!  If you are interested, please contact me and let’s talk.


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InKing Royalty January 2018 Blog Hop

 

 

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s January Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes will be inspired by popular songs – the first is “I Think I Love You.” Our Blog Hop today is jam-packed with projects that are perfect for Valentine’s Day or that showcase love. How sweet is that?! We are excited to share our love-themed creations with you today.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

I went a little “Love You” crazy on my card!  This week I have been making cards using ideas and layouts from cards that are several years old.  I found the idea for today’s card in a box of old swap cards.  I loved the idea, so I recreated it with LOVE in mind.

Stampin' Up!, Sure Do Love You, Jackie Beers, stampinup, sure do love you, jackiebeers

Sure Do Love You Bundle, 145653

 

I have been going a little overboard with the bright colors lately.  This is another one.  It didn’t start out that way, but sort of evolved.  Hopefully you can see that it would be cute in more subdued, and maybe less, colors!

The paperclip is the focal point of the card and can be used as a bookmark or attach a magnet for a totally different purpose.  To make the paperclip heart, I cut a solid heart and the stamped heart using the Lots To Love Box Framelits.  I placed several stampin’ dimensionals between the two hearts and around the paperclip.  The two Lemon Lime Twist hearts are cut using the same set of framelits as well.

The measurements will be at the bottom of the post after the blog hop list.  There are also some hints to make the paperclip fit better.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Shawn de Oliveira,  https://www.shawnstamps.com/

Jackie

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  3. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  4. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  5. Louise Sharp at LouiseSharp.com
  6. Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper
  7. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  8. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  9. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  11. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  12. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  14. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy

 

  • Measurements and Hints:

  • The card base is 5 1/2 X 8 scored and folded in half
  • The next layer is 5 1/4 X 4
  • The DSP layer is 5 X 3 3/4
  • The larger Pocket layer is 2 1/2 X 4 1/2
  • The next layer is 2 1/4 X 4 1/4
  • The DSP strip is 1 1/8 X 2 1/4
  • Hint:  I used the 3/4 ” Circle Punch and punched in the center of the top pocket layer.  I then punched again just a little on each side of that to allow the paperclip to slide in.
  • When you are taping the pocket layers together, have the paperclip through the slit.  Otherwise the pocket is too flat and may pull away from the card.  The same when applying the pocket to the card.
  • I suggest using Tear & Tape, or a similarly strong tape and go around the edges of both layers. (Adhering to the bottom pocket layer and the card itself.
  • ENJOY!!!

If you have any questions about today’s card, please do not hesitate to contact me !

 

Have you ever thought about becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?  During Sale-A-Bration is the perfect time to join.  Not only are you getting the Ultimate Bundle ($125.00 worth of product for $99.00) but you also get to choose 2 additional stamp sets, up to $25.00 each. Additionally you will receive a 20% discount on any future purchases.  Or, if you are just wanting to test drive the idea, you would not be required to make another purchase until July!  There is no pressure for you to continue as a demonstrator. And there is no penalty if you decide not to continue.  Please contact me and let’s talk about it.  You can review the documents by clicking on the picture below.


 

 

 


 

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Panda Love

I have a warm and fuzzy Panda Love for you today.  These little guys are so cute and so easy to work with that I could not resist another quick card.

 

Stampin' Up! Party Pandas Jackie Beers, stampinup, party pandas, jackiebeers

Party Pandas, 147221

 

The Party Pandas set is a Sale-A-Bration set.  You can get it FREE, with the purchase of $50.00 from the Annual or Occasions Catalogs.  Besides the panda, the second star of the card is the Painted With Love Designer Series Paper.  I could use this paper every day!  It is beautiful on each side of every sheet.  I don’t think I have ever said that before.

The “Love” on the envelope is from the Thoughtful Banners stamp set.  There are a couple of small words from that set that fit perfectly on the little envelope.  Obviously the color inspiration came from the DSP.  I love Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo would not normally put the two together.  But WOW!!,  I love them together with this small piece of paper that combines both.

The other highlight of the card is the Glitter & Clear Shapes.  I used the small round ones for the Panda’s eyes.  It gives it a 3-D look and makes the stand out.  The hardest part of this card is cutting all the layers.  I have provided the measurements that I used below.

Thank you so much for visiting today!  I appreciate the lovely comments and am happy to answer any questions you have.

 

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Rich Razzleberry base is cut to 11 X 4 1/4 and folded in half for a top fold card
  • The two larger pieces (Melon Mambo and DSP) are cut to 2 1/2 X 4 each
  • The two larger Basic Black pieces are cut to 2 5/8 X 4 1/8
  • The Whisper White piece is cut to 1 7/8 X 2 5/8
  • The small Basic Black piece is cut to 2 X 2 3/4

 

 

Have you ever thought about becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?  During Sale-A-Bration is the perfect time to join.  Not only are you getting the Ultimate Bundle ($125.00 worth of product for $99.00) but you also get to choose 2 additional stamp sets, up to $25.00 each. Additionally you will get a 20% discount on any future purchases.  Or, if you are just wanting to test drive the idea, you would not need to make another purchase until July!  There is no pressure for you to continue as a demonstrator. And there is no penalty if you decide not to continue.  Please contact me and let’s talk about it.


 

 

 


 

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