Celebrating Baby …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I’d like to share another card we made at my Star’s Christmas Party (The Star’s are the lovely ladies that have joined the Stampin’ Up! family under me) It’s a sneak peek into the Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs!

Our base color is Tempting Turquoise … my choice for a gender neutral card. Every now and then you will find expecting parents who still want to be surprised and do not want to know if it’s a boy or a girl!

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I used the very “fun” Celebrate Today stamp set from the new Occasions catalog … If you are one of my regular customers you should have received yours.. if you didn’t please email me so I can get it sent out to you! (email: lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com)

This is just the cutest stamp set and great for birthdays, babies, graduations and more! I know you ladies will come up with some fantastic ideas of your own too. It’s a “two-step” stamp set!

Now … I am really excited to share with you the coolest designer paper “Irresistibly Yours” Specialty Designer Series paper. The designer paper is white with glossy patterns on them so you can color it! I love, love, love this!!

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You can sponge it, as we did on this card, you can use your brayer, you can dye it by watercoloring with the Aqua Painters, or spritz it with color … you can even use the “masks” to create an alternate pattern as shown in the Sale-a-bration catalog. Yes … I said Sale-a-bration, which means you can get this awesome designer paper FREE with a qualifying purchase.

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The new year is right around the corner and so is Sale-a-bration! I can’t wait to stamp with you, and share some fabulous new products with you right here!

Thank you for stopping by today!

Have a super Saturday … it’s the last one this year!

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Guest Stampers: Star’s Christmas Party!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Hope you are doing well. I’m great … took the day off yesterday to spend it with my downline to celebrate the Holiday’s, stamp, eat, share ideas and relish the new catalogs!

One of the perks of being a demonstrator is being able to order the new products out of the “Occasions” and “Sale-a-bration” catalogs. I always make sure to order right away so we can look, touch, and play with the new items at the Christmas party.

Today I am going to share two of the cards from the party …. you’ll have to tune in during the week to see more.

First we’ll start with Barb’s card. Oh it just warms you up like a nice spring day … are you ready for spring yet?

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Barb used the “Everything Eleanor” stamp set for the focal point of her card. The colors are Pistachio Pudding and Wisteria Wonder … how pretty. The greeting comes from the “A Dozen Thoughts” stamp set and was highlighted by using the Large Oval and Scallop Oval punches.

 

Next we have Kathy’s card … a sweet card for baby!

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Kathy used the “Something for Baby” and coordinated it with the “Baby’s First” framelits. You can save 15% if you bundle the two of these! She also used “Label Love” for the greeting on the card.

This fun card used several punches to highlight the focal points of the card, and topped off with the heart border punch.

I will have a list of ingredients below for both cards.

Thank you for stopping by today … Have a great one!

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Guest Stamper: Jenny F.

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I’m sharing a card from my (side-line) stampin’ sister Jenny.  Side-line means that we joined Stampin’ Up! under the same demonstrator … so we’re like sisters!

Jenny’s card welcomes baby with a wonderfully neutral color pallet … which means you can use it for a boy or girl. She paired Pear Pizzazz with Smoky Slate … what a wonderful color combination!  The grays are very “hot” right now.

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The stamp set used to create this sweet card is the “Something for Baby” which coordinates withe the “Baby’s First” Framelit Dies.  Bundle them and save 15%.

Thanks for stopping by …

Hope your day is a wonderful one!

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12 Quick -n- Easy Cards using Designer Series Paper!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I thought I would share a recap of the many cards using the new Designer Series papers!  I thought this would be a great way to finish off the Quick -n- Easy cards series.

Our first three cards are from the “LULLABY” Designer Series Papers …

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As you can see, this beautiful paper can be used for many styles of cards … not just baby cards as the name “Lullaby” would imply.  I love the fun playful patterns in the Soft Subtle colors.

 

My next three cards are from the “PARK LANE” Designer Series Paper…

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Don’t you just love these papers!  The rich Blackberry Bliss color teamed up with colors like Old Olive and Soft Suede make these colors perfect for a man or women’s card… and the patterns are there to support it.

 

My next 2 cards are from the “Back to Black” Designer Series Paper ….

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For me … this is my go to Designer Paper because you can team it up with any colors you want!   The patterns range from floral, to fun, to funky!  It’s great to pick out your pattern and then accessorize it the way you want … like having a little black dress!

 

The next two cards come from the “SWEET TAFFY” Designer Series paper and from my Quick -n- Easy collection …

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This is definitely a fun designer paper to have around… the colors and patterns are just waiting for you to come out and play!

 

The next three card samples come from the “MARITIME” Designer Paper …

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This is a great designer paper to have in your collection!  Right off the bat you think masculine, guy cards … but you can see this is so much more!  From a playful kids card to yes …  a baby card!

Isn’t it great to see the different styles all together on one page!  I thought it was a great way to showcase the different designer papers in the different designer series packages.     Hope you enjoyed the cards.  I’d love to know which one is your favorite?

I’ll have the links below so you can just click on them and begin shopping.  Don’t forget …

DSP Blog Widget

Thanks for stopping by…  have an awesome weekend!

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Something for Baby …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I am excited to share with you today, one more card that I have created for my 2014 Catalog Kick-Off party.  This sweet card is done in Crisp Cantaloupe.

It doesn’t matter at what stage we are in our lives, because life goes on and we are blessed with God’s little treasures somewhere in our families or lives… sweet little baby’s.  I fell in love with the new “Something for Baby” the minute I saw it… the nostalgic buggy, the onsie and even the rubber ducky!  You can find it on page 74 of the new catalog.

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The “Something for Baby” stamp set also has coordinating framelit dies.  You gotta love it when you don’t have to cut the stamped images out manually.  Personally … I like to use that time stamping!

I teamed up this fabulous stamp set with the “Lullaby” Designer Series paper.  If you look closely at the little hearts you will see little stripes.  I added the 1/8″ Silver ribbon to compliment that designer paper, and then added the fun mini brads to the carriage to tie it all together.

I used the “Circle Collections” framelits to cut out the carriage and make it my focal point.

The sweet saying comes from the “Something to Say” stamp set, and the circle punched were used to highlight the greeting.  The card also has a coordinating verse for the inside as well.

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You will find all the ingredients listed at the bottom of my post to create this card (any many more).  Just click on the photo to view more information on that product or purchase.

Thank you for visiting me today.

Have a wonderful week ~

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Welcoming the new …

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Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today is the first “full” day of the new 2014-15 Stampin’ Up! catalog … how exciting is that!  And what better way to “welcome” something than the new stamp set “Something for Baby”.

You are going to simply fall in love with this cute set and today’s card share ….

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Sweet and simple is how I’m describing today’s card.   I simply stamped the cute little one’sie in Bermuda Bay (a very nice gender neutral color) and then cut it out with the coordinating framelit “Baby’s First”.

The designer Series paper that I used for the background is “Maritime” … I just loved those little star’s.  Stampin’ Up! does have a very nice designer paper called “Lullaby” also.

I used the Tea Lace Paper Doilies to create a “blankie” for our baby.  I did this by folding it up like a flower and folding the center over, then just adhered it to my designer paper.

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The bow was created with the new “Thick Bakers Twine” … wow, that is really nice to work with!  Of course I used the Coastal Cabana which coordinates with the rest of my card.

Thank you for joining me today.  I will list the ingredients for this card below… just click on the product for full details or to purchase.

Have a great day ~

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