Kindness

I hope everyone is safe and well after the nasty weather of the weekend.  We were very lucky and did not get the ice that was expected.

Today’s card is a quick and easy one that could be done with almost any stamp set and designer paper.  I used the awesome Share What You Love Designer Series Paper.  I really do love that paper!!

 

Stampin' Up!, Enjoy Life, Share What You Love, Jackie Beers

Enjoy Life, 148190

 

I did a different pairing of colors than I have done previously.  I paired Coastal Cabana with Tranquil Tide. I was attempting to bring out the lighter / brighter blue in the DSP.  The positioning of the sentiment is totally to show off the beautiful DSP.  And I really like it in the corner, as opposed to centered.  Not your normal positioning and I like that as well.

I hope you liked my quick and easy card.  Please return tomorrow for a new project.  All of the supplies I used are listed at the bottom of the page.

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Happiness

Happiness is anytime spent with friends, at least to me anyway.  So today’s card is a simple stamping ,#SimpleStamping, as Sara mentioned several times at OnStage.  What makes this one seem so easy is the photopolymer stamp set Coffee Cafe.  It is a favorite of mine that I hope stays around for quite some time.

 

Stampin' UP!, Jackie Beers, Coffee Cafe, #SimpleStamping, Festive Farmhouse

Coffee Cafe, 143677

 

As I mentioned above, the photopolymer stamp set is so easy to line up the sentiment inside the cup outline.  And it is just as easy to add the dollop of whipped topping on top.  Yes, I realize this is more a dessert than a cup of coffee!!  Isn’t that the best kind?

I tied together the Coffee Cafe stamp set from the annual catalog with a designer series paper from the Holiday catalog.  I love mixing products.  Also, all of the stamping is from the single stamp set.  Sometimes I wonder if I confuse customers with multiple stamp sets.  I like to occasionally show a “one stamp set” type card.

The picture doesn’t really do the heart in the center of coffee very clearly.  I punched a Cherry Cobbler heart using the Cookie Cutter punch.  I believe it is very fitting to match the hearts I added in the whipped topping.

Thank you very much for visiting today.  I hope you enjoyed this quick #SimpleStamping card.  Please come back tomorrow for a new project.  As always, the complete supply list is at the bottom of the post.

One more thing……If you are interested in the Stamparatus carry bag, it is listed further down, you can begin ordering soon.  I recommend ordering as soon as it is available as it is while supplies last.


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Wishing

I am sharing with you in the next couple of days cards that I made for my Stamp Club’s Fall Swap.  Then it is off to Orlando for the Stampin’ Up! 30th Anniversary!  I am so excited.  If I read the information correctly, we can share new products this time.  Usually we cannot.  So be sure and follow me on Facebook for the updates.  I may not be able to do new posts but I know I will be able to add to the Blueline Facebook page.

Now, back to the cards.  The first is from my favorite set, Wishing You Well.  I have shared a similar card before I believe.  But this is definitely a keeper in the layout department.  When making multiples this card is awesome.

 

Wishing You Well, 147864

I purposely did not put a sentiment on the front.  That is the great thing about this stamp set.  You do not need a sentiment to ground it.  The additional bonus is that you can make multiples and put the appropriate sentiment on the inside as you need a card to send.  A Win / Win situation!!

I have listed all of the information on today’s card below, as well as the supply list.  Thank you for stopping in today.  And be sure to like my Facebook page for updates from Orlando beginning on Thursday.

NOTE:   There is a new feature being tested in the Online Store.  It is “Shop the Project”.  There are pictures of a card, etc, and you can click on it and see all of the supplies used.  If you need any of them, you simply click on that item and it goes into your shopping cart.  How cool is that???  Hopefully it will be utilized and become an added bonus to the website.

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  • Base layer of Tranquil Tide is 5 1/2 X 8 1/2, scored and folded in half
  • Whisper White layer is 4 X 5 1/4
  • DSP layer is 3 7/8 X 5 1/8
  • Focal layer of Whisper White is 2 3/4 X 3 3/4

 

 

 


 


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Love What You Do

Today’s card is perfect for what I am going to be doing later this morning.  Today is the day that Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators get to register for the 30th Anniversary Convention.  WooHoo!!  What is perfect is that I started today’s card without really thinking about that.  The subconscious at work!

 

Stampin' Up!, Love What You Do, Apron Of Love, Garden Impressions, Jackie Beers

Apron Of Love, 145835

I was thrilled when this Apron Of Love set, with it’s matching Framelits, carried over to the new catalog.  It has so much that can be related to an apron.  To me, it brings back fond memories of an Aunt trying to teach me to cook.  (Unfortunately it did not take!)  I also remember my first Stampin’ Up! party/workshop I attended and the demonstrator wearing the SU apron.  And yes, I do have a SU apron.

I made my apron a stamping apron and you can see the card sticking out of the pocket.  It is paired with the Garden Impressions 6X6 Designer Series Paper.  The colors are gorgeous in this DSP.

Yes, I do Love What I Do!!!  And I hope you are inspired by today’s card.  I have listed all of the supplies at the bottom of the post.  This would have been a perfect card when the last Join Promotion was going on.  Oh Well, it fits with my excitement of registering for OnStage.  I get to hang out and stamp with my fellow demonstrators from around the country, and some from around the world!

Thank you for visiting today.  I greatly appreciate each time you check out my posts.

 

Measurements:

  • Base is 5 1/2 X 8 folded in half
  • Black is 5 3/8 X 4 1/8
  • DSP is 5 1/4 X 4
  • Small Black is 3 5/8 X 2 3/8
  • White is 3 1/2 X 2 1/4

 

 


 

 


 


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Price: $110.00

 

 

 

You’re The Best

I was so excited when I saw this typewriter set in the new Annual Catalog.  It reminded me of a favorite from a few years ago.  I have made several Thank You 3X3 cards with it that I have not shown here.  So today I have a full size card to share.

 

P.S. You’re The Best, 146516

 

I used only the stamps included in the stamp set.  I love being able to complete a card with only one stamp set.  The background blue layer is Balmy Blue stamped with Balmy Blue Ink.  The blue of the center is Balmy Blue Ink applied with an Aqua Painter.

I stamped the typewriter and then used a mask to place over it to stamp the flowers.  One flower is stamped and fussy cut out to give some depth.  They were all colored using Stampin’ Write Markers.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s Blog Hop card as well.  Please be sure and check back on Monday, but also next Wednesday is the InKing Royalty Blog Hop.  There will be lots more great ideas for you.

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Watercolor Notecards

It helps if you put the correct date on the scheduled post.  Sorry about that!!

Today I have a one layer card.  That is super unusual for me.  I do love my layers!  But I hope when you see this one, you will consider these great notecards as quick and easy cards to have on hand.  Half of the work is already done for you.  Take a look and then I will explain what is already on the card.

 

Delightfully Detailed Notecards, 146911

 

 

I love how this card turned out!  These notecards are delivered with the watercolor wash look already on them.  They are half in Mint Macaron and half in Blackberry Bliss.  I love the subtle watercolor look which screams for you to just stamp on top of it.  The Blackberry Bliss has a darker background and is maybe even more beautiful.

These notecards would be the perfect way to make and have on hand some quick Thank You type cards, or for a beginner crafter to not have to worry about doing layers.  You get 20 notecards and envelopes for $9.50.

I stamped the sentiment in Soft Suede and the tree by coloring with my Stampin’ Write Markers in Shaded Spruce and Soft Suede.  And that is the completed card!  It cannot get much simpler than that.  The stamp set is Rooted In Nature, a wonderful set, especially for more masculine cards.

I also stamped on the envelope to give a little “something special is in here” look to it.  I try to always remember to do that.  It is a leaf from the same set stamped in Mint Macaroon.

Thank you for visiting today!  I hope you will return on Monday.  Please remember to review all of the current specials.  The JOIN NOW is the best ever!!!

 

 


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ITEM DESCRIPTION PAGE PRICE (USD) PRICE (CAD)
146338 Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00 $15.00
146284 Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00 $15.00
146921 Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00 $15.00
146902 Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00 $15.00
146897 Best Route Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00 $15.00
146913 Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00 $15.00
146331 Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00 $15.00
146289 Garden Impressions 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00 $15.00
146916 Tropical Escape 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00 $15.00
144177 Wood Textures 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00 $15.00

 


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