Monday, March 1, 2021

Virtual School stamp style.....Stampin' Basics!

 I sure do miss crafting face to face with my ladies.  I wanted to share this video I did a few months ago to help anyone who might need to freshen up their crafting skills. I tried to cover all the basics of stamping here.  If you have any topics you'd like to see in a Stampin' Basics 2, comment here!  

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Topics covered: 

  • photopolymer vs. cling stamps 
  • how to assemble your stamps
  • what's a clear block
  • when do I use a mat under my stamping
  • how to use a trimmer to cut and score
  • how do I make basic card layers
  • how to open a stamp pad
  • how to reink a stamp pad
  • what if my stamp pad it too inky
  • which stamp pad should I use?
  • how to stamp
  • which adhesive
  • cleaning your stamps and more!  

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Hey Birthday Chick Card + Hey Chick cards and swap show!

 


Last week's cute card TV show with papermadeprettier (Wednesdays at 7pm CT) was using Hey Birthday Chick stamp set. The dies for this set and the other Hey Chick set are INCREDIBLE!  Pick them up today.  Watch the replay of my Facebook Live to see gobs of swaps, Hey Chick AND Hey Birthday Chick samples. 
 Dimensions: Crumb Cake base: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4", layer: 5 1/4" x 4",  In Good Taste Designer Series Paper: 1 1/2" x 4 1/2" tweed and 1" x 4 1/4" wood,  blue/white 3 1/4" x 2 1/16" 

Watch the video here: 


Orders of $35 or more until 2/26/21 receive my Oh Snap Card Class for FREE!  

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Hey Chick is BACK with a new friend, Hey birthday Chick!

 


Do you remember the Saleabration set from last year, Hey Chick? Well, she is BACK with her new friend Hey Birthday, Chick AND a set of adorable dies for both sets!  






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Here are a gazillion samples from Stampin' Up for you to oogle! Are they not adorable? Id love to see your samples in the comments! 













Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Ice Cream Lunch Workshops today 2/2/21 at noon CT!


It's a pandemic, we can have ice cream for lunch! Join me for a quick 1 hour workshop today 2/2/21 @noon CT! Click here to join my Facebook Group where all the fun is! 

 

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Bonus Hey Girlfriend Sweet 16 card

 


It's hard to believe that my youngest child is 16! Turning 16 in a pandemic is the pits, so you know I'm gonna bring on the decorations for my sweetie!  The Hey, Girlfriend stamp set is the perfect set to treat any age girl!  I used the Designer paper which is FREE with a starter kit during Saleabration, Petal Pink base, FLirty Flamingo for the scalloped rectangle. Blends make this set amazing: Flirty Flamingo blends for the dress and bow. The little pup is our Scarlett and she's dark Cinnamon Cider and Hope's gorgeous hair is Light Cajun Craze.  Ivory was my skin tone of choice for her fair skin. Find out more about how to blend skin tones on my post last week. Here's the cute table spread we had just to celebrate. Show me your Hey, Girlfriend samples in the comments!  









Monday, January 25, 2021

Berry Blessings Card and a berry patch full of other berry cute samples!

 As a kid growing up in the 70s and 80's I fondly remember Strawberry Shortcake dolls. I loved playing with them, but more than that I loved the smell!  Is there anything more cheery and comforting than berries? It's no surprise, then that I love both the Sweet Strawberry and Berry Blessings Bundles in the new catalogs. The Sweet Strawberry Punch and stamp bundle (January June Mini Catalog) and the Berry Blessings Stamp set and paper bundle (Saleabration Catalog) just fill my heart with berry delicious goodness! 

This project I am sharing today involves the blueberry stamps from the Berry Blessings Bundle  I can tell you, I can almost smell the blueberry muffins baking in the oven when I made it.

I had two versions of the card initially and in a RARE event, posted them to my customer Facebook Group "papermadeprettierclub" and the card I settled on was unanimously voted on as the favorite. I like the more monochromatic pattern as a background too, the other was just seems too busy.  Watch the video to see how easily it comes together. You will learn how to two step stamp and learn how you can get the designer paper and stamp set FREE with a $100 purchase! WOW!

Berry Blessings Bundle FREE with $100 purchase

Sweet Strawberry Bundle

 TIP: Get the Sweet Strawberry Bundle and more goodies to get to that amount and you'll have a perfect berry synergy with two coordinating stamp sets, a punch and designer paper!

Here is the best news of all!  Purchase $50 in products from me and you get these 4 FREE Strawberry Bundle card make and takes mailed to you for FREE with PDFs on email....Includes a FUN FOLD card too! These are while supplies last, so don't delay! Order the Sweet Strawberry Bundle here then choose the Berry Blessings as your FREE item! 

For the featured card at the beginning of the post and in the video, I stamped the sentiment in Night of Navy and the outline of berries in Pacific Point with the inside of the berries in Balmy Blue. Then the stems of the berries are both stamped in Just Jade, with me stamping off the inside of the stems. I stamped on a Thick Basic White circle cut with the Stitched Shapes Dies (my fave), popped it up with  dimensionals and finished it off with some sweet white twine from the Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack.  

Dimensions: Base: Thick Basic White 4 1/4" x 11", Designer Paper 5 1/4 x 4" and  2 x 4"

Click here to watch the video:


Here are some more Samples from each of the bundles that I received as swaps and from Stampin' Up




Order items used to make the project here:

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Hey Girlfriend FREE Online Card Class



Hey Girlfriend FREE Online Card Class 
Wednesday 1/27 @7pm on Facebook Live
Class was on papermadeprettier Facebook Page, here is the video! 
Learn how to blend skin tones and to use a Skin Tones Blending Chart


Register here for next month's card class

Join my email list so you won't miss another class and the FREE Class PDFs! 

Purchase $35 or more before Friday 1/29/20 at Midnight and get the Make and Takes for card class free shipped right to your door!  Use Host Code: 3XCMJCZH. Click here to order (link includes host code)

Don't have the stamp set yet? 

Don't forget when you spend $50 during Saleabration, you get a FREE item (Jan and Feb 2021). Click here to pick out your FREE item

Suggested $50 order

  • Hey Girlfriend Stamp Set #154516  $21
  • Many Hearts Dies #154308 $36 
  • $57 total = pick a FREE ITEM!  I suggest Oh So Ombre Designer Paper ##155225 (below)
Suggested $100 order

  • Hey Girlfriend Stamp Set #154516  $21
  • Many Hearts Dies #154308 $36 
  • 4 sets of Blending Markers! $9 each Click here to see all the blends markers.
  • Pick 2 FREE items or one level 2 FREE item! (see link to free items below)
Oh So Ombre Designer Paper FREE with $50 purchase #155225


The talented Jacque Williams has made a Stampin' Blends Skin Colours Chart. Click here to her blog to print your own and fill it in with the perfect blending color!  See her Rainbow of all the skin colors from Stampin' Up blends


But...if your order gets close to $75 you really need to consider the BEST DEAL in the catalog:


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