Shake Things Up with the New Horizons Designer Paper

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’ll be sharing my video replay of last nights Facebook LIVE along with the two cards. I showcasing the New Horizons Designer Paper and Stitched Rectangle Dies … also highlighted is the Sweet Conversations Bundle.

I love all the pinks and purples in this card and with Valentines Day right around the corner … I thought this would be perfect, and what better way to showcase the card than a “Shaker” card! Don’t we all want to get “all shook up” over Valentines?

Ok … just a little teaser there and a close up of how I did the greeting! Let’s take a look at the video. You can grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite beverage) and join me …

The card would have been assembled even quicker if I wouldn’t have had “technical difficulties” … Oh, if only life’s little problems wouldn’t rear their heads when your going LIVE … LOL

Measurements:

  • Blackberry Bliss: 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ Scored at 4-1/4″ fold in half
  • Designer Paper: 5-1/4″ x 4″ (to be die cut)
  • Basic White: 5-1/4″ x 4″ (inside of card) Extra strip for greeting.
  • Window Sheet: 3-7/8″ x 2-3/8″

The video shows how you can use the entire piece of designer paper on your card as I did here on my sample …

I thought it was just too cute to wrap my greeting in hearts, and it was a way to use the strip of heart from the die cut. I’m sure Stampin’ Up! designed it that way, but we like to think we can be creative too! lol

I really do like the “white” background on the card because it really makes the hearts POP!! I also enjoy stamping with my friends and getting their opinion … that is my favorite part of the Facebook LIVES! I love to share but the interaction with you, my stampin’ friends is what makes it so fun.

I thank you for taking time out of your day to hang with me and watch (or rewatch) the video. I really would love to hear what YOU want to see … If I have it, I will share it.

Have an amazing day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Sweet Talk Card Parade: Be My Valentine!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am so excited to share all of these cards with you today … the cards turned out so cute and are all so different for being created with the same suite. I tried to showcase all of the products in the suite … I did good!

A simple card base and a 3″ x 3″ square with a 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ mat with a coordinating color behind it. Stamp on your greeting and your good to go. Remember, you can stamp those cute hearts instead of die cutting your designer paper … just do what works best for you!

My second card highlights the embossing folder and the hearts and Iridescent Rhinestones really say … Happy Valentines Day!

By popping up the embossed card stock, you not only add texture to your card but so much dimension, and that includes the playful layering of the hearts. Who wouldn’t want to get this little cutie!? It’s just full of love

The third card adds a bit more “bold” to our valentine cards … I pulled the red out of the designer paper pattern and added some black. Don’t you just love the gingham ribbon, so glad it carried over, it adds that nice pop without over taking the the hearts.

The hearts are stamped in Real Red and die cut so I could “pop” them up too! There is double the layers because I popped up the tags as well. This card wouldn’t have to be for Valentines at all … it’s a perfect way to say “I’m glad you’re in my life” to your friends (BFF!)

I’m so thrilled with the way all these cards turned out and so happy to share them with you. I hope they inspire you to create and send Valentines or cards filled with love for a friend (or your favorite sister)!

One last card for you … This is one of my favorites! I just love the way that the hearts are floating out of the little envelope.

Don’t forget … Sale-a-bration is in full swing and you will receive a FREE Sale-a-bration item with the purchase of this suite … Add the Take Your Pick Tool and the mat and you’ll have enough for 2 FREE items or a Level 2 Sale-a-bration item. CLICK HERE TO VIEW CATALOG

Thank you for hanging out with me today, and I hope you are just as excited as I am for this new suite, and that I’ve inspired you to get back in your stamp room! Have fun 🙂

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Chalkboard Technique with a Twist!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I want to share a video with you where I demonstrate the Chalkboard technique. We’re going to re-visit this fun card / technique because it was created with hearts for Valentines.

Now … while the stamp set I used has discontinued, the techniques never do!! And you can easily substitute the Sweet Conversations stamp set that I have shared with you the past few day. The Heart Punches are still in the Annual Catalog so this card would be easy to replicate.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and sit back and enjoy this fun technique … you’ll love the twist of “coloring” your hearts!

Just a note: The Winter Fest downtown is not this weekend (replay of video) HOWEVER … watch for an announcement telling you about my upcoming “J2J Mini Catalog Kick Off Party!!!

I’ve always liked the “Chalkboard” technique and don’t always remember to use it! I guess that happens to all of us! Sometimes we forget about all the cool techniques and fun folds when we start creating, so I invite you to find me on my YouTube Channel … CLICK HERE! There you will be able to find techniques, fun folds and more.

While you are are there, please give any videos you’ve enjoyed a “thumbs up” and SUBSCRIBE to my channel so you get notifications when a post a new video.

Thank you for hanging out today … Hope you head over to my YouTube Channel and check out some of your favorite techniques. Let me know if there is one you want to see but I haven’t done it yet, I will put it on my list of video’s to do!

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Bouquet of Valentine’s Wishes!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Are you having fun yet with the Sweet Talk Suite? Today I’d like to share another cute card that highlights the little envelope die and a stamp I wasn’t sure what to do with … but I like the way it looks on today’s card.

I was busy die cutting those sweet little hearts out of the designer paper so I thought I should put a few of them to use …

Now how cute is a bouquet of balloons … I mean hearts! I just put a Stampin’ Dimensional on the back of the heart and then stuck the bakers twine to the dimensional. Once I had all my twine on the hearts, I needed something to “tie them down” … so I pulled out the envelope die and cut it out from one of the designer paper patterns.

I added a few more die cut hearts and attached them directly to the card front…. but I did have to dazzle it up with some Wink of Stella.

A little bling bling on the largest heart comes from the Iridescent Rhinestones. This card design just comes to life with the texture and dimension on this card.

I still thought the bottom portion of the card was a bit … bare! That is when I pulled out the stamp with the lines and stamped it on each side of the envelope. It adds a nice touch to the card and you get to see how this can be used.

The card front was adhered to the Blushing Bride card stock. You can finish off your card by adding your “greeting to the inside and stamping a heart next to it. Cards don’t have to be hard to make to be cute or pretty.

Thank you for stopping in today … Are you lovin’ this suite yet? We’re only one month away to St. Valentine’s Day

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Sweet Conversations Tutorial

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m going to highlight the Sweet Conversations Bundle from the Sweet Talk Suite that I have been highlighting the past few days … My intention is to show your how many different looks you can create with this cute suite.

This card features the same pattern I used last night, but Connie stamped the X’s & O’s to her window card … its sooo cute!

Measurements: 

  • Card Base:  Thick Basic White c/s – 4-1/4 x 9, scored
  • Cardstock #2:  Real Red c/s – 2-1/4 x 5-1/2 and scrap
  • Cardstock #3:  Basic White c/s – 2 x 5-1/4
  • Cardstock #4:  Blushing Bride – scrap
  • Sweet Hearts DSP:  TWO of same pattern –  1-1/2 x 4

Instructions:

  • Score 4-1/4 x 9 Thick Basic White c/s at 1-3/4 and 7-1/4, press in score lines.
  • Add 1-1/2 x 4 pieces of Sweet Talk DSP to front of flaps.
  • Evenly space and stamp XO on 2 x 5-1/4 piece of Basic White c/s at top and bottom with Real Red Ink and in the middle with Blushing Bride Ink (reversed to OX).
  • Adhere stamped Basic White panel to Real Red layer.
  • Wrap 6” Real Red Faux Linen Ribbon around between second and third XO and tie a knot.
  • Adhere the stamped panel to the top flap ONLY towards the left with Tear & Tape.
  • Cut 4 small hearts with Sweet Heart Dies from Real Red cardstock.  Add three to center of “O”s with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Are you falling in love with this suite yet? Don’t just think “Valentines” because this set could also be used for weddings, anniversaries, and babies!! How sweet is that.

Don’t forget … Sale-a-bration has begun and you will receive a FREE Sale-a-bration item with a qualifying purchase.

Thank you for hanging out with me today, and I hope you are just as excited as I am for this new suite!

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Four Quick & Cute Valentine’s Cards!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am so excited to share my cards and video with you today … the cards turned out so cute and are all so different for being created with the same suite. I tried to showcase all of the products in the suite … I did good! I only missed out on the red ribbon.

Let’s start the fun off with the video …

Now that you watched the video, let’s get a close up of those cards. The first card is so simple and cute … perfect for making Valentines for the kids! You will get 16 cards from one 12 x 12 sheet of the designer paper, and you have many cute patterns to choose from!

A simple card base and a 3″ x 3″ square with a 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ mat with a coordinating color behind it. Stamp on your greeting and your good to go. Remember, you can stamp those cute hearts instead of die cutting your designer paper … just do what works best for you!

My second card highlights the embossing folder and the hearts and Iridescent Rhinestones really say … Happy Valentines Day!

By popping up the embossed card stock, you not only add texture to your card but so much dimension, and that includes the playful layering of the hearts. Who wouldn’t want to get this little cutie!? It’s just full of love

The third card adds a bit more “bold” to our valentine cards … I pulled the red out of the designer paper pattern and added some black. Don’t you just love the gingham ribbon, so glad it carried over, it adds that nice pop without over taking the the hearts.

The hearts are stamped in Real Red and die cut so I could “pop” them up too! There is double the layers because I popped up the tags as well. This card wouldn’t have to be for Valentines at all … it’s a perfect way to say “I’m glad you’re in my life” to your friends (BFF!)

I put both cards together so you could see the subtle difference (and no bling on the “in line” hearts. I do want to share the dimensions again as I think I said them wrong in the video:

  • The Basic White Base: 9-1/4″ x 7-1/4″ then score at 3-3/4″ and fold
  • The Basic Black Mat: 8-3/4″ x 3-1/4″
  • Designer Paper: 8-1/2″ x 3″

I’m so thrilled with the way all these cards turned out and so happy to share them with you. I hope they inspire you to create and send Valentines or cards filled with love for a friend (or your favorite sister)!

Don’t forget … Sale-a-bration is in full swing and you will receive a FREE Sale-a-bration item with the purchase of this suite … Add the Take Your Pick Tool and the mat and you’ll have enough for 2 FREE items or a Level 2 Sale-a-bration item. CLICK HERE TO VIEW CATALOG

Thank you for hanging out with me today, and I hope you are just as excited as I am for this new suite, and that I’ve inspired you to get back in your stamp room! Have fun 🙂

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤

Sweet Talk for Valentines

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m going to highlight the Sweet Talk Suite … You can get everything you need to create easy valentines with the Sweet Talk Suite Collection. With these products, you can also make cute tags, cards, and treat boxes. Let’s start the fun off with the video ….

The Sweet Conversations Bundle includes the Sweet Conversations Stamp Set and the Sweet Hearts Dies. The hearts in these products make it so easy to create unique valentines. You can also use them to create love notes throughout the year.

Conversations will be cuter than ever with the Sweet Conversations Stamp Set. This fun, valentine-themed set includes a variety of hearts—including conversation hearts—that can be used on valentines and with other love-themed projects. It also includes circles, stripes, and a tag, all things that make this set even more versatile.

It’s an explosion of hearts in the Sweet Hearts Dies. But that’s not all. In addition to the hearts, this set of dies include banners, a box, and a tag. Use them to make easy valentines, little love notes, and tiny treat boxes. You’ll love seeing what you can create.

There are infinite ways to express love, and we wanted to ensure the Sweet Talk 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper offered a variety of patterns that will allow you to create your own expression. Many of the patterns feature hearts (of course!), but you’ll also find versatile patterns such as stripes and polka dots that can be used any time for any occasion.

Don’t forget … Sale-a-bration has begun and you will receive a FREE Sale-a-bration item with a qualifying purchase.

If you’d like to see me demonstrate and share some fun Valentine projects … then join me tonight for my FACEBOOK LIVE as I highlight this cute suite.

Thank you for hanging out with me today, and I hope you are just as excited as I am for this new suite, see you tonight!

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ❤