I Am Back!!

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

 

 

COLOR COMBINATION:

 

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.

 

 


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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Stained Glass

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:

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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Kind Thoughts

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.

 

Stampin' Up! You're Inspiring, Jackie Beers, stampinup, you're inspiring, jackiebeers

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.


 

 

 


 

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