Have you thoroughly flipped page by page of the Sale-A-Bration and Occasions Catalogs? Mine are already dog eared from being flipped through so many times. But then I have had a head start on you. Please remember that you have access to the online catalogs by clicking on the catalog on the right side of my page. It takes you to all three current catalogs and you can open the pdf of each. So they are always at your fingertips!!
Now to share a new project with you. This is a great new stamp set that pairs with an existing punch and stamp set. Can you guess which one? Yes, it is a match to Mary Fish’s Million Dollar stamp set and punch named Varied Vases. This set coordinates with the punch and has great sentiments and fonts. For me anyway, pretty fonts are a must have. So here is my card
Vibrant Vases, 148656
I love how vibrant this Night of Navy card and envelope are. And yes, it is a new item as well!! It is on the bottom of page 26. The cards and envelopes come in two sizes in the package of 20. So you get ten of each size with matching envelopes. I especially love the striping on the inside of the flap.
This card, and the layout, are super quick and easy. It would be great for any smaller stamp. I chose to go with the one single vase of flowers and a beautiful sentiment.
I hope you enjoyed this first day of the new catalogs! I will have more new ideas fo you next week. All of the supplies I used are at the bottom of the page. But please do not stop here. I have outlined all the great reasons for becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator right now. Of course, this offer is good during Sale-A-Bration, so you have from now through March to consider it. I hope you will jump on the opportunity now and begin experiencing all the great products you can choose from.
Special Join Offer:
For the Ultimate Shopping Experience is to purchase the Starter Kit. Please read through the next items and think about it. If you love paper crafting as much as I do, I believe you will want to talk with me. I hope you will consider it.
- There are 2 Starter Kit choices:
- You create your own kit. You get to choose ANY Stampin’ Up! products (includes bundles) However, SAB and Host stamps are excluded from the Starter Kit (but not your next order)!
- You will receive a 20% discount on all future purchases through July 31, 2019. But there is no obligation to ever order anything else.
- It’s a great way to Get Your Feet Wet, so to speak. Just see if you like being a demonstrator.
- Hobby Demonstrators are welcome. I was one for about ten years, and really still am!
- You will be the first ones to see the new catalog when it debuts in June, plus preorder from it.
- There are NO OBLIGATIONS to continue or ever place another order.
- The First Bonus is that you become part of my Team. I would love to have you and enjoy sharing my love for stamping and paper crafting with you.
- You become a member of my Upline, Brian King, and his InKing Royalty group. There are great ideas and thoughts shared on our Facebook page.
Now for the 2 options and the Bonuses:
- The first option costs $99.00 and you get the usual $125.00 worth of products (of your choice) PLUS an additional $50.00 of product for a total of $175.00 at a cost of only $99.00 to you. And did I mention FREE shipping on that order? That is another 10% off.
- The second option costs $129.00. You get the same amount of products as the first choice, ($125.00 worth of your choice of products, Plus the additional $50.00 of Free Products, FREE Shipping) and the AWESOME new Craft & Carry Tote which is valued at $50.00. Basically you are paying an added $30.00 for the Craft & Carry Tote.
(I had the option to purchase, and of course I did. It is well worth the $50.00 and is a Fabulous deal for $30.00)
Here is the Tote. It is a great size, has dividers that can be moved for whatever products you are carrying each use. There are two outside pockets that are large enough to hold punches, and much more. There is a zipper outside pocket. It has regular straps as well as a shoulder strap. It has the Stampin’ Up! logo. It is made of a great heavy weight canvas. And it is so Pretty!!
Additional quick pictures
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.
- 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
I am back from my awesome sightseeing tour down the west coast. We went from Seattle to San Francisco. I must say the Oregon Coast is simply breathtaking! All of the scenery and sights were wonderful.
Today I have a pretty quick card for you. I am trying to get back in the groove and have a lot of cards to make. So we will get right to it this morning.
Dandelion Wishes, 146747
I used the beautiful Tropical Escape 6X6 Designer Series Paper Stack as the main color scheme for this card. I am really in love with this paper. The colors are so bright and are some surprising combinations. The colors I have used today are not something I would normally have put together. So keep this combination to try yourself.
The three triangles, or squares if turned another way, are a great way to have a different look with stamp sets. I chose the Dandelion Wishes set and stamped them very subtly with the Gray Granite. I used the Layering Squares to cut them and the Blushing Bride scalloped background.
Thank you for coming back to see me today! I really appreciate it.
There are two fabulous promotions going on right now.
By joining as a demonstrator in July, you will receive as a FREE bonus to your Starter Kit (The Best Shopping Deal!!) a complete set of a color family of Ink Pads. Yes, that is 10 ink pads at no charge!! WOW! And I would love to have you join my team. So please contact me and let’s discuss it. Ot simply click on the Join My Team button at the top of the page!
The second promotion is the Buy 3, Get 1 Free DSP Sale. Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Paper is the best DSP around, and the prettiest. So how could you go wrong when you get 1 free??? You could keep them all to yourself or share with a friend.
||Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper
||Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper
||Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper
||Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper
||Best Route Designer Series Paper
||Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper
||Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper
||Garden Impressions 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper
||Tropical Escape 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper
||Wood Textures 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper
I have a beautiful Stained Glass card today that I made as a sympathy card. There is no sentiment on the front, so actually it could be for any occasion. But I needed a sympathy card and was thrilled with how it turned out. I hope you love it as well.
Graceful Glass 6 X 6 Designer Vellum, 146344
Doesn’t this actually look like a piece of stained glass? And the best part is that you do not have to stamp or emboss it. This is a piece of the Graceful Glass 6X6 Designer Vellum. I trimmed the panel down to fit on a standard card and then just colored with my Stampin’ Blends. There are more colors coming in the new catalog and I cannot wait.
This piece is so pretty that it doesn’t really need anything to surround it. I even thought of making a taller/skinnier card. But in the end decided on the regular A2 size. To even things out I used to the Softly Falling Embossing Folder to give some texture to the side panels you see. Sometimes a little bit is all you need.
If you do not currently have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would love to hear from you and will be happy to send you the new catalog as soon as they are available. Better yet, join my team and get a lot of the new products in your Starter Kit. You get to pick everything for your Starter Kit. It is the ultimate shopping spree! Contact me and let’s chat.
Thank you so much for visiting today. I have a list of everything I used in the Supply List at the bottom of the page.
Retiring Products List:
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.
I spent part of the day on Sunday coloring with the Stampin’ Blends markers. Oh my….they are so special. I like them more every time I use them. There have been many examples of the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper being colored with the blends. That is what I did. Here is one of the cards.
You’re Inspiring, 145808
I named the photo for the stamp set I used. But the real star of the card is the Petal Passion DSP. I cut a strip of the 12 X 12 DSP into three 4 X 4 pieces. I then colored each of them differently. I was really enjoying the easy flow and no lines of the Stampin’ Blends. I used pretty much all of the colors in the three pieces. Well, maybe not the browns.
After I finished coloring and decided to do a regular A2 card and not a 4X4, I chose a simple but special sentiment to go with my flowers. The sentiment is from the You’re Inspiring stamp set. It is focused towards Easter, but I do believe the sentiments are very special indeed. So after I stamped it and debated on doing something additional, I looked at it, and said “no”.
I mentioned that I did three pieces. Here are the others. I will make cards with them later. What I wanted to show you is the background for each. The two colored pieces are sort of hard to tell apart, but hopefully you can see the difference in the backgrounds. The far right is the Light Pool Party, middle is Dark Pool Party, and the card is Light Bermuda Bay. I think they look like wallpaper or gift wrap. Wouldn’t they make a great gift for someone? Hhhmmm…
Thank you for visiting today! I hope you like this card. I would appreciate hearing your comments. The supplies I used are listed at the bottom of the page. I hope you have an awesome day!
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.