Fabulous

This is my second card using the super cute stamp set “You’ve Got Style”.  This lady is just adorable and a super “smile” card maker.

 

You’ve Got Style, 143898

 

I did not use any designer series paper today.  That alone is unusual.  I also did not start with a color combination or even a plan.  I know, crazy!  I stamped the lady and her kitty and then started coloring.  I used markers this time instead of watercolor pencils.  I wanted a bolder look.

After I got everything colored, I then decided on a color scheme and knew that it had to be bright.  Therefore Real Red and Daffodil Delight seemed to fit perfectly.  Since I did not use any designer paper, I felt like it still needed some background design.  I looked around and came up with this stamp from Oh So Eclectic for a random background pattern.  I think it worked perfectly.  Also, I could not leave off some “Bling”.  So the necklace and the kitty each received a small rhinestone for some sparkle.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I very much appreciate hearing from you and reading your thoughts on the card.

SUPPLIES:


 

JULY IS BONUS MONTH: For the month of July, for every $50.00 you spend, before tax and S&H, you will receive a $5.00 coupon. You can redeem the coupon on any order in August. There are no limits to how many coupons you can earn. But your order of $50.00 must be in one order. It cannot be 2 $25.00 orders.


 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY !!! If you have every considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator , or thought what a great deal the Starter Kit is, Now Is The Time to really check it out!! During Christmas in July, you not only get the regular Starter Kit for the low price of $99.00 (where you receive $125.00 of product), but you get what SU is calling the Basic Tool Kit. This includes a pack of grid paper, paper snips, a bone folder, 2 of the D size clear stamping blocks, a snail adhesive, PLUS the new, not even released yet: Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. So you are getting, at NO additional cost, all the tools you need to get started, plus this new stamp set. The stamp set will be in the Holiday Catalog coming out in September. WOW!! you are now receiving almost $200.00 worth of products for the original $99.00. And I promise you that there are no fees or penalties if you decide not to continue as a demonstrator after you get the kit. But if you did decide to give it a try, you would be one of my team members, and an InKing Royalty team member. This is the best group of stampers around. So if you are at all interested, please contact me and let’s discuss everything.

You Are Amazing

I have another quick and easy card for you today.  The sets I have used are older, but wonderful, stamps that I have not utilized in a while.  So I dusted them off and came up with this card

 

All Things Thanks, 143097

 

This is such a sweet card and takes only a couple of minutes and minimum product to complete.  The color choice came from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack.  It has such unique patterns and is a group of the new InColors for 2017-2019.

The base and Ink are Dapper Denim with the variegated piece of DSP.  I bordered the DSP with a layer of Whisper White card stock and then bordered the Whisper White stamped piece with Dapper Denim card stock.  The flowers are from Flower Shop stamp set and have a matching punch.  I just stamped the center one with full strength Dapper Denim ink and then the other two are stamped after stamping off once.  If you haven’t tried that technique it is a great way to give some depth to your stamped collage type areas.

The sentiment is from All Things Thanks set.  Most of the sentiments in the set are a variation of Thank You, except for this one.  I use it frequently!  And to finish off the card, I added Clear Faceted Gems to the center of the flowers.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  The supplies are listed again at the bottom and clicking on a photo will take you directly to my Online Store.


SUPPLIES:


JULY IS BONUS MONTH: For the month of July, for every $50.00 you spend, before tax and S&H, you will receive a $5.00 coupon. You can redeem the coupon on any order in August. There are no limits to how many coupons you can earn. But your order of $50.00 must be in one order. It cannot be 2 $25.00 orders.


CHRISTMAS IN JULY !!! If you have every considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator , or thought what a great deal the Starter Kit is, Now Is The Time to really check it out!! During Christmas in July, you not only get the regular Starter Kit for the low price of $99.00 (where you receive $125.00 of product), but you get what SU is calling the Basic Tool Kit. This includes a pack of grid paper, paper snips, a bone folder, 2 of the D size clear stamping blocks, a snail adhesive, PLUS the new, not even released yet: Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. So you are getting, at NO additional cost, all the tools you need to get started, plus this new stamp set. The stamp set will be in the Holiday Catalog coming out in September. WOW!! you are now receiving almost $200.00 worth of products for the original $99.00. And I promise you that there are no fees or penalties if you decide not to continue as a demonstrator after you get the kit. But if you did decide to give it a try, you would be one of my team members, and an InKing Royalty team member. This is the best group of stampers around. So if you are at all interested, please contact me and let’s discuss everything.

Coffee With Friends

I don’t even drink coffee and I am in love with this new Coffee Cafe Suite!  Everything in the suite is just wonderful.  And it’s the little things!  The Designer Series Paper is beautiful, the matching framelits are a must have.  I have used the little tag,( I actually think it may be a tea bag!), several times to attach a tag to a little card or gift.  And I know we have had coffee sets from Stampin’ Up! before, but this one is just at at the top of the scale.  So enough of that, here is the card I made.

 

Coffee Cafe Bundle, 145331

 

My color inspiration for this card came from this DSP.  As I mentioned in my comments above, everything in this suite of items is wonderful, and the DSP is no exception.  This paper I used is probably my favorite of the DSP pack. And gave me the color combination.

I did this card with my Stamp Club on Sunday and one of the ladies commented that she would have never put these two colors together.  I responded with “I would not have either” it was the DSP’s fault!!

To give some extra color to the open portion of Soft Sky card stock, I used the coffee mark from Timeless Texture stamp set and stamped in Soft Sky Ink. The coffee cup is stamped in Soft Sky with the lid stamped in Pear Pizzazz.  They were cut out with the matching dies in the Framelits set.  The sentiment is stamped in Early Espresso.  The one thing I would change is the little heart stopper in the lid.  I cut it out in Soft Sky card stock and you really cannot see it.  As a redo I would use the Early Espresso or Crumb Cake for that.

The products I used to day are listed at the bottom of this post.  You can click on any item and be taken directly to my online store.

JULY IS BONUS MONTH: For the month of July, for every $50.00 you spend, before tax and S&H, you will receive a $5.00 coupon. You can redeem the coupon on any order in August. There are no limits to how many coupons you can earn. But your order of $50.00 must be in one order. It cannot be 2 $25.00 orders.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY !!! If you have every considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator , or thought what a great deal the Starter Kit is, Now Is The Time to really check it out!! During Christmas in July, you not only get the regular Starter Kit for the low price of $99.00 (where you receive $125.00 of product), but you get what SU is calling the Basic Tool Kit. This includes a pack of grid paper, paper snips, a bone folder, 2 of the D size clear stamping blocks, a snail adhesive, PLUS the new, not even released yet: Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. So you are getting, at NO additional cost, all the tools you need to get started, plus this new stamp set. The stamp set will be in the Holiday Catalog coming out in September. WOW!! you are now receiving almost $200.00 worth of products for the original $99.00. And I promise you that there are no fees or penalties if you decide not to continue as a demonstrator after you get the kit. But if you did decide to give it a try, you would be one of my team members, and an InKing Royalty team member. This is the best group of stampers around. So if you are at all interested, please contact me and let’s discuss everything.

 

Best Friend Badge

I believe anyone would love to receive a card that said they were the Best Friend Ever!  But my idea for this card came from thinking of our lovable, goofy, tennis ball addicted, Chocolate Lab – Marley.  (He never met a tennis ball that he did not love!) He left us a year ago today.  So when I was looking for a card inspiration and saw the sentiment, I knew it was perfect.  Even when he was not perfect, the love and fun we got from him was well worth the troubles.  I am sure you know what I mean.  Here is my Marley inspired card.

 

Badges & Banners, 141610

 

My color inspiration came from the Delightful Daisy DSP.

I stamped the two badges in Tranquil Tide onto a scrap of Whisper White, and punched them using the Best Badge Punch.  The tag is made with a 2″ wide strip of Daffodil Delight and is punched using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch. I used a tiny strip of the same DSP, just the reverse side, to add a touch to the end of the tag.  The ribbon is White Thick Baker’s Twine.  I just untwisted the part above the tag.  And of course I had to add the gold star to the badge.  There is a tiny bit smaller star in the stamp, but I felt it needed a shinier one!  The star is a Metallic Enamel Shape.

And that is my simple Best Friend card.  I hope you will be inspired to make your own Best Friend card either for a two or four legged friend !!

CHRISTMAS IN JULY !!! If you have every considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator , or thought what a great deal the Starter Kit is, Now Is The Time to really check it out!! During Christmas in July, you not only get the regular Starter Kit for the low price of $99.00 (where you receive $125.00 of product), but you get what SU is calling the Basic Tool Kit. This includes a pack of grid paper, paper snips, a bone folder, 2 of the D size clear stamping blocks, a snail adhesive, PLUS the new, not even released yet: Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. So you are getting, at NO additional cost, all the tools you need to get started, plus this new stamp set. The stamp set will be in the Holiday Catalog coming out in September. WOW!! you are now receiving almost $200.00 worth of products for the original $99.00. And I promise you that there are no fees or penalties if you decide not to continue as a demonstrator after you get the kit. But if you did decide to give it a try, you would be one of my team members, and an InKing Royalty team member. This is the best group of stampers around. So if you are at all interested, please contact me and let’s discuss everything.

JULY IS BONUS MONTH: For the month of July, for every $50.00 you spend, before tax and S&H, you will receive a $5.00 coupon. You can redeem the coupon on any order in August. There are no limits to how many coupons you can earn. But your order of $50.00 must be in one order. It cannot be 2 $25.00 orders.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I love to hear from you.

The products I used today are listed below.  You can click on any item and be taken directly to my Online Store.

 

 

An Eclectic Lovel

Today’s post is all about the beautiful stamp set Oh So Eclectic.  It is so nice, and has matching framelits.  Although I did not use them on this card.  At our OnStage for demonstrators earlier this year was where we got the first look at the new catalog.  This set is showcased on the front of the catalog.  I immediately loved it, and then I won it on one of the Prize Patrols.  I was , and am, a happy camper !!  Here is today’s card.

 

Oh So Eclectic, 143940

 

My color combination for today is a favorite of mine.  I just love Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive.  But Old Olive is a great pair to any bright in my  opinion.

My card could probably be considered a little eclectic as well. I layered quite a bit of stamping.

  • The base card is Rich Razzleberry
  • The Sahara Sand layer is embossed with the Oh My Stars embossing folder
  • The Old Olive layer is stamped with one of the leaves from the set in Old Olive ink
  • I wrapped a strip of Fresh Fig ribbon around the Old Olive layer.  It really matches the Rich Razzleberry
  • For the top layer I inked a clear stamping block in the Sahara Sand ink and stamped it first
  • I then added the variegated leaves randomly
  • I stamped the solid / variegated full flower in Rich Razzleberry and then the outline flower in Memento Tuxedo Black ink over top
  • I add the Glitter Enamel Dots in the yellow to the center
  • I stamped the sentiment on a scrap of Whisper White and punched it with the 1 1/4 circle punch
  • The Rich Razzleberry layer is punched with the 1 3/8 circle punch
  • I added an Enamel Shape in Old Olive to finish it.

 

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and will give this beautiful set a try.  There are so many ways to utilize it on cards and gifts.

I must continue to mention the awesome Christmas in July special for new demonstrators.  If you have ever considered becoming a demonstrator or just want an AWESOME deal, now is the time.  There are no penalties or pushes for you to remain a demonstrator.  You can purchase this wonderful starter kit with some super bonuses for 99.00 and receive almost 200.00 in products.  And like I said, there is no penalty to drop.  You can continue for a while and get our 20% discount or drop the next day.  You would become part of my group and I would give you all the support I can.  And you would become an InKing Royalty which is the best group out there.  Everyone is supportive and very creative.  You would love our group.  So if you are interested at all, please give me a call and let’s talk.

The supplies I used today are listed below.

 

Dragonfly

I was playing with stamps and scraps today.  I know we all have the little pieces of paper left from trimming layers from card stock and usually I throw mine away.  But I have seen some beautiful cards made with laying a mixture of colored strips together as a background.  Brian King has done this a couple of times.  So I decided to give it a try.  I had already made the border with a stamps from Happy Birthday Gorgeous and then tried to combine to two!

 

Detailed Dragonfly

 

So this is the result of combining the items from my stamping table.  A multi-colored dragonfly with a few posies hanging around.

I did not have a color inspiration…..it was more….what will go with these scraps I have?  HaHa!!  I do not think that is a normal method of color inspiration!  But I think it did work in this case.

  • I glued the strips on to a scrap of card stock at an angle
  • I die cut the detailed dragonfly from Pacific Point card stock, and again from the Whisper White card stock
  • I had already stamped the flowers and leaves from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set
  • I layered Pacific Point base card, and the Basic Black layer
  • I placed the multi colored scrap behind the Top Layer and once positioned properly taped it down.
  • I added the top layer to the Basic Black and added the Blue Dragonfly by placing a glue dot on the body and the head, but leaving the wings free.
  • I added some rhinestones for bling and All Done…

 

This card could be used for almost any occasion and was such a fun card to create.  I will definitely think of my strips of “trash” card stock differently from now on!  I hope you will give this a try and please show me your results.  I would love to see what you come up with.

Thank you for stopping by today.  The products I used are listed below.  You can click on any photo and be taken to my online store.