Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 Facebook LIVE and a Giveaway

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Here's another 2018 Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea to wind up our Christmas in July Week here on inkandinspirations.com

There were some technical difficulties with the original LIVE  broadcast (blurriness) so I gave it another try.  You'll see the "better" video below.  The beginning is a little fuzzy but it clears up nicely so you can see the how-to video.

Card Details:

  • Card base is Real red CS cut at 4 1/4" x 11".
  • Whisper White for main image is cut 3" x 3 1/2".
  • Night of Navy CS behind main image is cut 3 1/4" x 3 3/4".
  • Under the Mistletoe DSP is cut 4" x 5 1/4".

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Leave a comment below for a chance to be selected by random drawing for a prize!  The winner chosen here will receive a Stampin' Up! Bone Folder from me and will be announced when I return from the Stampin' Up! Alaskan Cruise, July 29, 2018.

Thanks for visiting and joining me for these 2018 Stampin' Up! Christmas card ideas!

 

 


Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 #5

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Here's the fifth in the series of Christmas cards 2018 here on Ink and Inspirations. Hopefully, you have been inspired to start your holiday cards or maybe even start the planning stage.  If you missed the other cards this week, you can go back to Monday's post HERE and proceed through the week to see all of the cards.


Today, we are going to switch it up and work with some fun images, a coordinating punch, and coloring with Stampin' Blends, the Stampin' Up! alcohol markers. These darling images from the Cookie Cutter Christmas set (photopolymer- 142043)are so much fun to color and the coordinating Cookie Cutter Builder Punch(140396) makes for an easy finish for this simple card.

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for today's Cookie Cutter Christmas card.

Click here to see this 2018 Christmas card video on YouTube and be sure to subscribe to my channel and click the "bell" to receive notification of new videos!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Whisper White cut 4 1/4" x 11".
  • Scrap of Whisper White for stamping and punching.
  • 1/2" strip of Whisper White for sentiment.

See the products used in today's Christmas card video below:

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Below is the other card used in the video with a different image from the stamp set and different color scheme.  The designer paper used here is from the Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper . (146289)
This paper is one included in the Buy 3, Get 1 FREE sale during the month of July 2018.

Stampin-up-christmas-card-2018-5blueThank you for joining me for Christmas in July Week!  I'll have a bonus card for you tomorrow and hopefully, you've been inspired to begin your 2018 Christmas cards early this year!


Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 #4

Stampin-up-christmas-card-2018-july-4a It's time for the fourth in the series of Christmas cards 2018 here on Ink and Inspirations. I hope you have been enjoying the samples and you are inspired to get started on your holiday cards.  Did you see the Christmas Pines card posted here yesterday?


Today's card features the beautiful Night in Bethlehem (wood- 144809, clear- 145282) stamp set and depending on your time, you can also include die cuts from the coordinating Bethlehem Edgelits (144676).

The designer paper is NOT from a holiday collection!  Be sure to watch the video and read on to see where I found this one!

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for today's Night in Bethlehem Christmas card.

 

 

Click here to see this Christmas card video on my YouTube channel.  While you're there, subscribe and click the "bell" to receive notice of all my videos!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Very Vanilla 4 1/4" x 11".
  • Designer paper is cut 4" x 5 1/4".
  • Very Vanilla CS for main image is cut 3" x 4".
  • You will need a small piece of Gold Glimmer Paper if you want the star for the inside of the card.

Listed below are the supplies used to make today's Christmas card:

Here's a close up look at the inside of the card...

Stampin-up-christmas-card-2018-4bIf you are placing your order online,  use Host Code H9Y6T9PQ and receive a FREE gift in the mail from me!  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code so you can redeem your Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift from me!

Thanks for stopping by for Christmas in July Week here on Ink and Inspirations for the fourth Christmas card in the series and I'll see you tomorrow for #5! 


Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 #3

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Happy Wednesday and welcome to the third in the series of Christmas cards 2018 here on Ink and Inspirations. This week, we are sharing some samples that may inspire you to get started on your holiday cards.  See two other Christmas card ideas HERE and HERE.


Today's card features the Christmas Pines stamp set and Sheet Music Background Stamp found in this year's Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.

The Sheet Music Stamp creates a background and a designer paper look.  The main image is stamped directly over top giving it the layered look without the dimension.

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for today's Christmas Pines card idea...

Click here to see this Christmas card video on my YouTube channel.  While you're there, subscribe and click the "bell" to receive notice of all my videos!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card Base is Crumb Cake cut 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".
  • You'll need a piece of Very Vanilla that measures 4 3/4" x 6" for the Sheet Music Background stamp.  Trim down this stamped piece to 4 1/2" x 3" and you'll have two pieces for two cards.
  • You'll need some scrap of Very Vanilla for stamping and punching the sentiment.
  • Mossy Meadow card stock is cut 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".
  • Early Espresso card stock approx 3" x3" for die cutting pine cones.
  • For the inside of the card, you'll need Very Vanilla 4" x 5 1/2".

Here's the Stampin' Up! Supply List for today's Christmas card project:

 

Placing an online order?  Use Host Code H9Y6T9PQ and receive a FREE gift in the mail from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code so you can redeem your Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift from me!

Stampin-up-christmas-card-2018-3bThanks for checking in for today's 2018 Christmas card idea and we'll have another here on Ink and Inspirations tomorrow for Christmas in July Week.


Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 #2

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Welcome to the second in the series of Christmas cards 2018 here on Ink and Inspirations. If you begin your holiday cards early, you'll be seeing some samples that may give you some ideas and inspire you to get started.  Today's sample features the Mistletoe Season stamp set which is a new holiday set in this year's Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.

Love that Stampin' Up! has included a beautiful collection of a Christmas themed designer paper in the annual catalog, too.  The Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper is included in the designer series paper special from Stampin' Up! this month!   Read all about it HERE!

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for today's Christmas card idea...

Click here to see this video on my YouTube channel.  Be sure to subscribe while you're there and click the "bell" to receive notice of all my videos.

 Lisa's Inklings:

  • Real Red card base is cut 4 1/4" x 11".
  • Designer paper (Under the Mistletoe) is cut 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
  • Whisper White card stock: scrap for stamping and punching and 4" x 5 1/4" for inside of card.
  • Shaded Spruce cardstock: scrap for stamping and punching.

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's Christmas card project. 


Placing an online order?  Use Host Code H9Y6T9PQ and receive a FREE gift in the mail from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code so you can redeem your Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift from me!

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Hope you are enjoying Christmas in July week here on Ink and Inspirations and please tune in tomorrow for another Stampin' Up! Christmas card idea!


Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards in July 2018 #1

Stampin-up-christmas-july-2018-1Are you ready for some Christmas card ideas for 2018?  

Welcome to the first in the series of Christmas cards 2018 here on Ink and Inspirations. Many of you have said that you begin your holiday cards early so get ready for some card samples that may give you some ideas and inspire you to get started.  Today's sample features the Rooted in Nature stamp set which is a versatile collection that is great for any season!

Love that Stampin' Up! has included a beautiful collection of a Christmas themed designer paper in the annual catalog, too.  And, as luck would have it, you can take advantage of a Designer Series Paper special this month!   Read all about it HERE!

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for this Christmas card idea...

Click here to see this video on my YouTube channel.  Be sure to subscribe while you're there and click the "bell" to receive notice of all my videos.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".
  • You'll need a scrap of Whisper White card stock to stamp and die cut on evergreen tree for each card.
  • Main image area in Whisper White is cut 2" x 4" backed by Night of Navy cut 2 1/4" x 4 1/4".
  • Under the Mistletoe DSP is cut 4" x 5 1/4".

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's Christmas card project. 
Placing an online order?  Use Host Code H9Y6T9PQ and receive a FREE gift in the mail from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code so you can redeem your Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift from me!

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Thanks for tuning in for this first in a series of 2018 Christmas in July card and be sure to check in all week for more Stampin' Up! Christmas card ideas!


Star Spangled Scrapbook Page for the Fourth of July

Stampin-up-baby-birthday-scrapbook-pageLet's celebrate the Fourth of July here on Ink and Inspirations with this Star Spangled Scrapbook page!

Our little "star" is one of our granddaughters, Mia Reese.  We celebrated her first birthday yesterday and plan on a birthday blowout with our extended family and close friends on Saturday!

This page highlights her birthday party invitation.  The products used are from the Twinkle Twinkle Suite from pp. 82-83 in the Stampin' Up! annual catalog. 

Here's a quick recording of the assembly of this scrapbook page...

Click here to see this star-spangled scrapbook page on my YouTube Channel!  While you're there, be sure to subscribe and click the "bell" to receive notice of all my videos.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Layout uses a 12 x 12 piece of Little Twinkle DSP for base.
  • Poppy Parade CS cut to 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 to back invitation.
  • Use your rubber stamps to their full potential!  These sentiments and images from the Little Twinkle set were just right for this patriotic birthday page.  See other projects made with Little Twinkle HERE and HERE.

Here is the Stampin' Up! product listing for today's project.  If you're shopping online, use JULY HOST CODE: H9Y6T9PQ if your order is LESS THAN $150 (before shipping and tax.).

 

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 The Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper is one of the collections included in the Buy 3, Get 1 Free special this month with Stampin' Up!

Buy any 3 of these select Designer Series Paper Packs
and get one more for FREE!
  • No Limit
  • If  you order four packages of the same qualifying Designer Series Paper, you will need to enter three together and then order the fourth free item separately.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards is not eligible for the promotion.

Thanks for tuning in for today's scrapbook page and video tutorial and have a safe and happy Fourth of July!

 


Last Minute Fourth of July Party Favor and Video Tutorial

With tomorrow being the Fourth of July, our nation's birthday here in the U.S., here's a last minute party favor idea for your fun gatherings!

This paper crafting treat wrap is super easy and fun!  You probably have some supplies on hand that will work perfectly.  Tucked inside of these are cinnamon stick candies but you could use anything long and slender.  For an outdoor celebration, you could have sparklers wrapped this way...If you're in an area that allows fireworks.  Please be careful!

Here's the how-to video tutorial:

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut at 4 1/2" x 2" piece of designer series paper.
  • Score at 1/2" on 2" side.
  • Insert "treat" and wrap around to check the fit.
  • Apply Tear & Tape close to the edge of the paper of the 1/2" score.
  • Tape two ends together allowing enough room to insert "treat".
  • Tie coordinating ribbon around wrap.
  • Stamp on Whisper White.  Punch with circle punch and and additional circle with a larger punch. Adhere together.
  • Pierce a hole through tag with Paper Piercer and attach to ribbon with Linen Thread.

Here is the Stampin' Up! Product List used for today's project:

  Last-mintue-fourth-of-july-favorThanks for tuning in for this Fourth of July Party favor idea and have a safe and Happy Fourth of July!


Buy 3, Get 1 FREE!

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Promotion Details:

 
  • Dates: July 1-31, 2018
  • Only Designer Series Papers listed in the table below qualify for this promotion. You may mix and match papers from any of the listed papers.
  • There are no ordering limits on this promotion.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards is not eligible for the promotion.
  • This promotion does not apply to starter kits.
  • Ordering online?  When three qualifying Designer Series Paper packs are entered, a prompt to add a free Designer Series Paper will appear in the merchandising section.
  • In the online store, if you order four packages of the same qualifying Designer Series Paper, you will need to enter three together and then order the fourth free item separately.

See the designer papers included in this special in the video from Stampin' Up! below...

Now's a great time to stock up on your favorite designer papers.

If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you.  You may call or e-mail me with our order.

You may also shop any time day or night in my online store.  If this is your first time to shop with me, visit lisabrown.stampinup.net and click on Shop Now.

And, use the July Host Code - H9Y6T9PQ with your online order and receive a gift from me!

Please do not use the code if your order is $150 in product before shipping and tax!  You will earn rewards from Stampin' Up! for FREE product and I will still send your gift from me.

Shop now and take advantage of the Buy 3, Get 1 FREE Designer Series Paper Sale from Stampin' Up!


Keeping You In Stitches and a Giveaway

Stitched-all-around-1You'll be in stitches with the new Stitched All Around Bundle from Stampin' Up! 

The card above is one that we made on Facebook LIVE this week.  The stamp set and coordinating framelits work together "seamlessly". ;) Love that faux stitching look around all those shapes and the borders!

If you'd like to see the process, head on over to Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown HERE.

Here is the supply list for today's project...

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Click HERE for the link to access the Ink and Inspirations Project Sheet.  You can download this FREE PDF to print or save to a file on your computer.

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Leave a comment below for a chance to win a prize through a random drawing.  Winner will be announced next Thursday!

Thanks for tuning in for today's recap of my Facebook LIVE broadcast highlighting the new stitched all around bundle from Stampin' Up!


Live with Lisa Facebook, Today at 11:30 AM Central Time

Join us for this early edition of Live with Lisa on Facebook!
I'll keep you in stitches!
Thursday, June 28th
11:30 AM Central
12:30 PM Eastern, 10:30 AM Mountain, 9:30 AM Pacific

Click HERE to join in at 11:30 AM CENTRAL.

(Refresh your screen if you are not seeing the broadcast at this time.)


Stampin' Up! Tropical Thank You Card

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If you're looking for some seasonal supplies for your summertime cards, then the products used for today's tropical themed thank you card are for you!

The Tropical Chic stamp set and coordinating framelits make beautiful cards for this warm weather season in the U.S.  You can see another project with this tropical themed bundle HERE.

Let's take a look at today's video tutorial for this thank you card...

Click HERE to see today's video tutorial on You Tube.  While you're there, please subscribe and click on the little bell to receive notice of all my new videos that I add to my channel there.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • The base is cut 4" x8"  and scored in half at 4".
  • DSP is cut to 3 3 /4" x 3 3/4" and a 1/2' x 3 3/4" strip.
  • You'll also need a scrap of a different design for stamping and punching with the Tailored Tag Punch.

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Here is the Stampin' Up! Supply List for today's project:

 

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 ***If your order is $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code.  You will receive rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!
 
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Thanks for stopping by for today's tropical thank you card idea and video tutorial and I'll see you again soon!
 

Stamparatus Tip and Enjoy Life Card

Stampin-up-stamparatus-tipToday's project is sweet and simple card with the new Enjoy Life.  This stamp set has beautiful silhouette images and sentiments for everyday use.  Easy stamping with a gorgeous result.  You'll find lots of combinations to make cards that you can create and send "just because".

Click HERE to watch this Stamparatus video tutorial on my YouTube Channel. Please subscribe while you're there and click on the little bell to get notice of all my new videos on YouTube.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is cut 4 1/4" x 11" and scored in haf at 5 1/2".
  • First layer up from base is Highland Heather cut to 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Tea Room Specialty Designer Paper is cut 3 3/4" x 5".
  • Mossy Meadow card stock is cut 2 3/4" x 5".
  • Very Vanilla card stock for stamping is cut 2 1/2" x 5".

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Here is the Stampin' Up! Supply List for today's project:

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 A must-have tool for all stampers, the Stamparatus helps you perfectly align stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and precisely, and get complete ink coverage.

It was created by stampers for stampers, so it has all the features you want:

* Compatible with red rubber and photopolymer stamps
* 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
* Rulers on 2 sides for quick measuring
* 2 open sides so you can use larger paper
* Multiple hinges for more placement options
* 2 reversible plates for 4 sides to work with
* 1 foam mat for use with photopolymer
* 1 base with grid
* Magnet storage areas

Get your Stamparatus HERE in the online store and have fun experimenting with your own cardmaking ideas!


Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; Stampin' Up! Card Idea

Twinkle-twinkle-card-1This Little Twinkle card idea is one of my favorites that's come off my desk with this Stampin' Up! bundle.  This card was inspired by a sample from the Stampin' Up! annual catalog.  That's called a CASE (Copy And Share Everything)!  

Let's take a look at the video tutorial for this little note card using the Small Memories and More Card Base.

Can't see the video above?  Click HERE to watch it on my YouTube Channel and be sure to SUBSCRIBE while you are there!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Try to strategically place the punch over the extra embossed sentiment.  
  • Use dimensionals or mini dimensionals to fit behind the moon.
  • Use dimensionals behind punched stars to add more interest.

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's project:

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FREE Gift with Order!

Use ***Host Code WKJGRPPS when placing an order in my online store and receive a gift from me in the mail.

 ***If your order is $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the host code.  You will receive rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!  You can choose from any Stampin' Up! current product for your Stampin' Rewards.
 
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Here's another project made with the Little Twinkle Bundle. Be sure to check it out and thank you for tuning in for today's card idea and video tutorial.