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June Paper Pumpkin Has Arrived!

Have you seen the June Paper Pumpkin kit yet? Watch to see how fun and simple this kit is to put together. Wonder what the surprise will be next month?

Check Paper Pumpkin’s Pintrest board by Stampin’Up! for new and alternative ideas. Click HERE to take a look.

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Oviedo Mall Stampers June 2015

Last Saturday we had another successful Oviedo Mall Stampers event! Over 25 happy stampers attended and made 4 great cards. My friend Debra LaFountaine and I prepared two cards each and below is one of my cards.

This one I cased from Leena Girsa, I loved the layout and changed a few things to make it my own. The best thing about this birthday card is that it can be given to both male or females.

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Just Kidding…Are You?

I love the Stampin’Up! Photopolymer stamp sets because of the ease of use and their quality but this one is a riot!

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Simply Wonderful!

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Sometimes it’s easier to show someone how wonderful they are versus just telling them. The sentiments in the Simply Wonderful Stamp Set-phrases like “Thanks so very much” and “You’re the best”-offer many opportunities to show your appreciation, love, admiration, and general regard for anyone in your life. Added bonus: the stamp set coordinates with the Decorative Label and Extra-Large Oval Punches, just to name a few! Artwork by Mary Fish and Stampin’ Up!

Artwork by Mary Fish and Stampin’ Up!

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Big Day Blending…Blend On!

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Make a big birthday splash with the Big Day Stamp Set. Create professional-looking cards for special birthday recipients through the magic of a stamp and our easy-to-use Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers. For an especially trendy look, use the Big Day Stamp Set with some Chalkboard Paper and chalk ink. The possibilities are endless!

Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers make coloring and blending easy-you won’t spend hours, but it’ll look like you did! Each alcohol ink assortment includes three markers: a light, medium, and dark shade for perfect blending and shading. With 12 assortments to choose from, the only hard part about Stampin’ Blendabilities is choosing which ones to use!

Artwork by Lynsay Mahon and Janet Wakeland

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World Card Making Day, Fun and Friends

This past Saturday, October 4th was World Card Making Day and I spent the day with six lovely ladies and a younger one too! We had fun, ate some and made some cards!

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2014-10-06 19.36.00         2014-10-06 19.36.46 Here I am trying to explain how to make the cards, ink anyone? It seems to have been very humid in my stamp room, or at least my hair thought so!

2014-10-03 17.54.38My upcoming class on October 11th is my Technique Class in which I am teaching the Reflection Technique but these ladies convinced me to give the class twice and here are the cards. The above card was from Stamping School.2014-10-03 17.54.00 This last card was not a reflection card but I saw this card made by Brandy and decided to give it a try. Did you know that this is a Hybrid card? The flowers were created on My Digital studio (MDS) then punched and adhered to the card base.2014-10-03 22.28.56

We all had a great time! I hope you got to create something on World Card Making Day.

Forget the Cake!

Last week was my older sister’s birthday and I made this cute card for her, the problem is I have yet to give it to her. I met with her, family and friends for dinner but left the card behind! I’m a step closer though, it is now in my purse and I am sure to see her this weekend. I guess you will all see her card before she gets it.

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Here’s a close up of the martini glass, isn’t this much better than a cake? Below are the products I used for this card. You can hover over them and click for additional product information.

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Crystal Effects to make the glass shiny  Cystal Effects

White Signo Uni-Ball Gel Pen for the Candle gel pen

Ribbon: Blackberry Bliss 3/8″ Satin Stitched BB Ribbon

For texture I used the Tiny Triangles Textured Impressions Embossing FolderTiny Tri

Here the punches and/or framelits I used:

2- 3/8″ Circle Scallop Punch   Scallop 2 3-8

2 1/2″ Circle Punch   2 1-2 Circle

Window Word Punch   WW Punch

Circles Collection Framelits Die   Circle Framelit

Card Stock: Whisper White, Blackberry Bliss and Pistachio Pudding

Ink: Blackberry Bliss

Holiday Cards… the Beginning!

Yesterday was the first class featuring holiday cards. These cards were made using ideas directly from Stamping School. I had 10 happy stampers making these beautiful cards, I was so busy I forgot to take pictures of the group!

Click on the cards for a closer view and on the stamp set or embellishments for additional information.

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You really can’t tell in the picture but the 1st, 3rd & 5th trees were punched out and the Designer Series Paper is showing through. The 2nd & 4th trees were stamped, punched out and popped up. We also added some embellishments with Frosted Sequins, Rhinestones and Pearls.

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rhinestones pearls   Frosted Sequins

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For this card we blended the colors, first we inked up the stamp with Crushed Curry then used Sponge Daubers to add Blackberry Bliss and Old Olive ink to the stamp before stamping on to Whisper White Card Stock. We added a couple of embellishments to complete the look.

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gold buttons   OO Bakers Twine  sponge dubbers

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Sometimes you like part of a stamp but you wish it had a different sentiment, problem solved!  For this card we changed the whole sentiment of the stamp by covering the middle with another stamp set. We also used the Blendabilities Markers Cherry Cobbler Assortment to color the Rhinestones for the perfect color match!

Wintertime   Lots of thanks

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I hope you love these cards as much as the ladies in my class did. If you’re local come to one of my classes and you can make lovely cards just like this! Just click on the “RSVP” link on the right side of this blog.