Tomorrow (Tuesday), I celebrate 10 years with Stampin’ Up!. It’s pretty crazy really! It’s been a wild ride I have to say with lots of creating, travelling to fun events and “meeting” many amazing people here and from all over the world. I have many customers who have been with me nearly the whole time and some blog readers here too. I have to say a HUGE THANK YOU for sticking with me. ❤
It still amazes me what you can do with ink and paper and I am continually learning new techniques and ideas. 10 years ago I threw myself into this journey having no idea what I was doing – and still don’t half the time, but I keep going and I hope that I inspire you along the way. Stampin’ Up! has given me a greater confidence in myself to try new things and to believe in myself that I can create. 🙂
I appreciate each and every one of you whether you have been with me for 10 years or 10 days. Thank you for sharing this ride with me. I love sharing my creations and ideas with you. Creating is such an important part of our lives. So keep creating and I hope you continue on this ride with me. To many more years of creating! 🙂
So to celebrate my 10th Stampin’ Up! Birthday, I am giving you the gifts.
You might have seen the Stamparatus? The great positioning tool that helps you in your stamping.
Well I am giving one away this week. I am really excited to be able to do this. 🙂
HOW DO YOU ENTER?
Every order over $50 will receive one entry. Orders can be emailed/phoned directly to me or can be submitted through my store. (see below). Australian residents only. Orders must be received by 8pm Sunday 26th August.
EVERY ORDER WILL RECEIVE A SMALL GIFT TO SAY THANK YOU.
Don’t forget with Bonus Days on too, for every $90 order you will receive a $9 redemption voucher to use in September.
Email me directly at email@example.com
**Shop Online -> HERE. Please use the HOST CODE: EFQMYZZJ
COME ON AND CELEBRATE WITH ME! 🙂
Ok. Tomorrow is the last day of July which is the last day of the awesome promotions running this month. There are a lot to take in I know.
Firstly, Free Paper anyone?
BUY 3 GET ONE FREE!
Choose any 3 from those listed below and choose another one for Free. Not bad indeed. 🙂
If you would like to order any of these then contact me directly or head to my store.
Shop Online -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: 3B6A2PJ6
10 FREE INK PADS!
I’ve talked about this before and you have probably read about it around the place but really, this is awesome value! 10 Free inkpads from any of the Colour Collections for Free. $117 in Value! On top of the $66 of free products in the kit that you get. The deal – Pay $169 and get $235 of products, pay no shipping and then choose the inkpad collection you would like. It is that easy.
OK, but I sense a little hesitation, perhaps a little fear?? What would you be signing yourself up for? I will tell you straight. You are welcomed to the Stampin’ Up! family and if with me to my wonderful JEN’s INK team. Yes, they are all wonderful and many of them are a part of Stampin’ Up! to enjoy the discount – Yes, a minimum 20% off your orders. They don’t want to do parties or workshops. They support their hobby. Some of them might have a friend or 2 that orders from them. And that is OK. If you want to sell that’s OK too.
You stay as long as you want. If you want to stay active as a Demonstrator you are required to submit $460 orders in per quarter. And that won’t be due now until the end of September being the first full quarter. If you don’t fill the quota you can drop and keep all your lovely inks and other products.
You receive the new catalogues weeks before they are released and even pick up some free products along the way. Then there is the fun training events held often.
If you have any more questions, please don’t hesitate to comment or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Otherwise, get your order together and head to my website now -> HERE to join the wonderful JEN’s INK team. Just scroll down a little on that page and click on the green tab. I look forward to welcoming you to my team. No matter where you are in Australia.
I mentioned the Stitched Labels Framelits 2 posts back. Ooh! I am in love with these. I am sure you will love these. I have used the Stitched Shapes Framelits so much and these will be a nice addition. So I was playing with them again over the weekend. With these cards I used the “old” set Oh So Eclectic. And oh! another new love – Gorgeous Grape!!
Here are the cards.
I kept the layout the same on both. This first one is in Lovely Lipstick – one of the new Incolors.
The “stitched” background was cut with one of the dies in the set on a smaller piece of card than the card base. I did that twice. Once at the top and then at the bottom. The white card was cut with one of the ornate frame dies and the flower and leaves stamped from the Oh So Eclectic set was raised up on this. The sentiment is from the stamp set and stamped on Granny Apple Green card and cut with one of the label dies. A little Silver Thread was wrapped around and adhered on the back of it.
The Gorgeous Grape card was created in a similar way. Under the white diecut frame I added a piece of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper that I had flagged the ends. I stamped 2 flowers from the Oh So Eclectic set. The outline was stamped in Gorgeous Grape and the inside was stamped in Highland Heather another new colour.
Here are the Stitched Labels Framelits. How nice are they???
It has some great dies for the sentiments and a few little ornate ones. The line ones I mentioned in the previous post. I found it helpful to use the rubber mat for the top plate in the Big Shot to reduce the line from the edge of the die. I will be using these dies a lot I think. You need these dies. 🙂
These are available in my store -> HERE now. $57 AUS Please use the Host Code: FRS6ZZ6G
Thanks for stopping by,
During this month we focus so much on the retiring products and what is leaving the catalogue that we forget what products are staying but won’t be available as bundles. Did you know that you can save 10% by buying them as a Bundle now rather than decide in the new catalogue that you want them.
Let’s look at a couple of them.
My favourite bundle has to be the Colorful Seasons Bundle. I have used it a lot.
These Z-Fold cards are still a very popular post on my blog. I had matching gift bags to go with them.
You can see that post -> HERE.
This card was inspired by Patty Bennett that we made at my Catalogue Launch last year.
See the post -> HERE.
This card below I made just last week for my class last weekend. It was a very popular card in the lovely retiring Sweet Sugarplum colour. It was CASED from Leanne on Pinterest. You can see the original card -> HERE.
What about the fantastic bundle Daisy Delight. With a matching punch to the stamp set you can create some very quick cards with this Bundle.
Make it a fun Flap Fold. The original post is -> HERE.
Or a nice sunshine-y card like the one below.The original post is -> HERE.
There are a number of other retiring bundles you can see in the image right at the top of the post including the Coffee Cafe Bundle, Happy Birthday Gorgeous Bundle, Hold on to Hope Bundle and Label Me Pretty Bundle just to name a few.
Do you like these? Are they on your Wish List? Then maybe you should grab them now before June 1st to save 10%.
See them in store -> HERE You can shop there or contact me directly. If shopping online please use the Host Code: FRS6ZZ6G
Thanks for stopping by.
Select items from the retiring list have been reduced. Some amazing savings to be had!
It won’t show up too clearly in the table below but read on for some specials and you can view them on my online website too -> HERE.
These are some of my favourites.
I love the Sweet Soiree paper. You will want to grab that at $14.70. The Myths and Magic Glimmer paper is really sparkly and at $13 is a great price. The Christmas Stocking Thinlits will be great for Christmas. Plus don’t miss the Rose Wonder stamp set. I use this so much for those special occasion cards and Sympathy card. This is 30% off now.
LOOKING TO ORDER??
The Retirement List (=Last Chance List) and the Clearance Rack can be viewed online NOW.
**See both lists (all items with images to make them easy to see)
AND to Order in my store Head -> HERE.
This week’s Host Code when ordering online: HBMR929J
Order by emailing me directly.
Don’t delay with these. They won’t stay around long,
As you probably know the 2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue begins on June 1st BUT Stampin’ Up! have a gorgeous suite released early Just For You!
This is the Share What You Love Suite which includes a beautiful stamp set, gorgeous papers and lovely embellishments. I will share more over the next couple of days but here is some brief details for now.
There are 3 types of Bundles you can get PLUS with each one you get one, two or three free gifts!! Also, you could grab the new Incolor Inks this month. 🙂
This “JUST GETTING STARTED” ($98.75) Bundle gives you all the basics to create a quick card like the one below. (You don’t even have to colour the flowers!). Use this as an idea to create lots more quick and easy cards with this set. The Free Very Vanilla Notecards and Envelopes makes them very quickly.
Grab “A LITTLE MORE” ($159.75) with some gorgeous Rich Razzleberry Velvet ribbon and the Artisan Pearls. Plus, with an additional stamp set you can make the cards extra special. Grab some Envelopes and the Embellishment Kit for Free!
This is just one of the many cards you can make with this Bundle.
BUT, you have just “GOTTA HAVE IT ALL”. ($222.75) The papers are just absolutely gorgeous. Every single sheet I tell you. You can make very special cards like the one below. Why not throw in the Free Statement of the Heart single stamp, Very Vanilla envelopes and the Share What You Love Embellishment Kit.
If you want to grab the new Incolor Inks. You can grab them for $58.50. Save 10%.
Order these NOW in my store -> HERE.
Please use the Host Code: XQZEJREH
OR order by contacting me directly.
ORDER ANY OF THESE KITS DURING MAY AND RECEIVE A TUTORIAL TO CREATE 2 CARDS EXCLUSIVE TO MY PERSONAL SHOPPERS THIS MONTH.
Thanks for stopping by today. I am sure you will see more with these products over the next days and weeks.
Awesome bargains to be had in the Clearance Rack now. Stampin’ Up! have just updated it. Many are items from the Holiday Catalogue that are clearing out. A lot are at 40% off. Seriously you have to check this.
Head to my store -> HERE to view them. If you order Online Please use the Host Code: HBMR929J Thank you kindly 🙂
Be sure to check on the Retired List too while you are there in store by clicking on the link in the left hand column.
Remember too, that for every $50 you get a little check on my VIS (Very Important Stamper) Loyalty card. Once you collect 10 you get free products up to $24.95.
Today, Part 2 of colouring the Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper I will show how you can sponge the paper with ink.
On the striped piece of Springtime Foils paper I sponged over the piece with Pool Party ink using a sponge. The lower part of the card was sponged darker than up towards the top where that was very light to no sponging. Once you have sponged the piece just lightly wipe over it with a tissue to remove any ink sitting on the embossed stripes. I adhered some Silver Foil strips behind it before adhering to a Thick White card base. The sentiment is from Beautiful Day. I added a small angled strip of Pool Party under the sentiment. I just noticed that the Rhinestone I put on the sentiment piece has slipped to the corner of the card. Oops! I will fix that on the card. 🙂
On the next card I loved the colours in a card I saw on Pinterest.
I randomly sponged Pear Pizzazz, Daffodil Delight and Soft Sky over the card then sponged over with a tissue. I kept the layout the same as the one above layering it on Gold Foil strips this time.
Tomorrow another way to colour your Foils so be sure to check in with that.
***Only days left for Sale-A-Bration. If this paper is one you would like to get then grab it for free with orders over $90. You won’t regret getting this paper let me tell you.
*Order directly from me or Shop online -> HERE. Select this paper after you add your merchandise (or any of the other choices!). Please use the Host Code: FSX2YS39
PLUS this week only. Receive Double Loyalty points.
So for every $50 order receive not 1, but 2 punch outs on your VIS (Very Important Stamper) card. Once you collect 10 you receive free products up to the value of $24.95. For Australian residents only.
OK. I have another Waterfront card for you. Are you sick of seeing these cards yet? Sorry about that. Tomorrow is the last one for a while.
Today though I have a Lake scene stamped with this stamp set. It might be your typical scene with it. I was trying to recreate this scene from one of my favourite places in the world – Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia. It didn’t quite look as I wanted to but I like the card anyway.
This is the scene and then I will show you my card. You be the judge. 🙂 I made this early on in my playing with this set so I was still getting a feel for it.
I climbed to the top of that mountain peak in the distance last year. It was a HUGE effort. It had been a goal of mine for maybe 18 years. It holds a special place in my heart.
The trees are a little larger in the forefront but I had to work with what I had. I can see a few changes that I would make now. It doesn’t matter. It doesn’t have to be exact. The landscape images are just to inspire us. Maybe I will have another go at it.
Thanks for your patience this week while sharing these projects. Last one for the week tomorrow.
Have a great day,
*** You still have time to order the Waterfront stamp set this week either online or directly to me. Receive 4 x A4 sheets of Shimmery White cardstock PLUS a tutorial for an exclusive project.
You can order online in my store -> HERE. Please use the Host Code this week: SBZEJCNH Thank You. 🙂
You have probably seen the new release Sale-A-Bration items especially the Blooming Basket Bundle. I have just received this bundle so I was interested to see what can be done with it. I thought I would focus on this bundle for Wednesday’s WOW! today.
I came across this video from Stampin’ Up! that highlights this set and shows some gorgeous ways to colour it. I will share the cards featured in it further below.
Isn’t this colouring gorgeous???
How do you feel about cutting around the basket? Just a tip in cutting the handle: If you snip the handle down near the flowers on one side it is much easier to cut inside the handle area. Then when you adhere it down you can tuck the handle back behind the handle and no one will even know. Saves so much aggravation. 🙂
How clever is this idea in the card below? Snip the flowers and leaves off the basket and add them to the card in a different way. Gorgeous!!!
Now I am excited to play with this bundle. Stay tuned to see what I get to do.
You can grab this bundle FREE as a Level 2 Sale-A-Bration choice. Which means for orders from $180 AUS you can pick up the stamp set and the Basket Weave Dynamic Embossing Folder. Do you still need to stock up on card and ink? Head to my store -> HERE, shop away and then remember to select your Sale-A-Bration choice.
Please use the Host Code this week: SBZEJCNH