Make A Thanksgiving Card with the Coming Home Bundle

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Make A Thanksgiving Card with the Coming Home Bundle

Today's project is a Thanksgiving card made with the awesome Coming Home Bundle [155144] from the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog.   It's also important to mention that with each purchase of this stamp set, bundle, or suite, Stampin' Up! will donate $3 to charities devoted to adoption, foster care, and infertility as part of our Making A Difference Program.

From the Stampin' Up! Home Office:

At Stampin’ Up!, people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to bringing people together through creativity, we want to always give back to our communities. The Making a Difference program focuses on ways that employees, demonstrators, and customers around the globe can work together to better the lives of others.

This card made with the Coming Home Bundle [155144] was created during a recent Facebook Live broadcast.  My lives on Facebook are rightfully named "Craft and Chat" because that's what we do!  While a little of the chatter was omitted, I hope you will enjoy the rest of the recording!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Old Olive Base is cut 4-1/4 x 11. Score at 5-1/2.
  • Old Olive pieces- 4-1/4 x 3-1/2 and 4-1/4 x 2-1/2.
  • Designer Paper- 4 x 5-1/2
  • Whisper White- half sheet for stamping and die cutting
  • Crumb Cake for sentiment- 1/2 x 4

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Capture the feel of a hometown holiday with the whimsical imagery of the Coming Home Stamp Set or Coming Home Bundle [155144] from Stampin' Up!

 

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2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 6

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Today's project is a Ghoulish Goodies Cling Stamp Set [153362] box for Week 6 of our 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween projects.  This is a fun, not scary, treat box with a fun element that you'll see in the video.

Highlighted here is the beautiful Magic In This Night Designer Series Paper [153517].  It's our Stampin' Up! Halloween paper for the season but it is so much more! The gorgeous, rich colors and amazing prints make this paper appropriate for many different kinds of projects.

Let's take a look at today's how-to!

Lisa's Inklings:

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2020-stampin-up-halloween-projects-cat-boxDo you have little ones or little friends that would love this wobbly cat?  Here are the supplies so you can make your own!

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More Cardmaking and Paper Crafting Ideas!

List.facebook-photoAs a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I love sharing paper crafting and card making ideas.  If you are here on my blog, thank you for visiting and please enjoy the many project ideas and videos that you will find.

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Handmade Card of Gratitude with Stampin' Up! Beautiful World

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Handmade Card of Gratitude with Stampin' Up! Beautiful World Bundle (English) [154091] from Lisa Brown, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Today's project is a card of gratitude featuring Stampin' Up! Beautiful World.  This bundle and suite of products is absolutely awesome!   It was on my first pre-order as a demonstrator and it was so popular, items in the suite were on backorder until recently.

This card layout was one shared with my Stars team recently.  The dimensions and details were shared and everyone was invited to choose a color scheme, supplies, and stamps to complete the project.  It was fun seeing all the different versions of the same layout.

Here's the how-to video tutorial then read on for more details.

Lisa's Inklings:

Here's the inside of the card.  The Sponge Brayer [141714] added the color to the Whisper White Cardstock [100730] piece that was cut 4 x 5-1/4.

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Hello Pumpkin! Don't Miss It!

08.11.20_DEMO_SHAREABLE_HELLOPUMPKIN_PPAs the autumn season approaches, prepare to celebrate with the September Paper Pumpkin Kit!

There’s so much to love about fall—some love the haunts of Halloween, many love the time to give thanks, and others love the changing colors and cooler temperatures.

Whatever you love most about fall, September’s kit has everything you need to celebrate the season your way! Between a multi-occasion stamp set and enough supplies to design 20 cracker box treat packages, you can create custom fall crafts to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, pumpkins, and leaves. Whether you make them all the same or mix ‘n’ match your crafts, there’s something for everyone in this kit!

About the September Kit... Hello Pumpkin

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 20 cracker box treat packages.
  • Each cracker box treat package can be customized to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, the autumn season, or all three!
  • Coordinating Colors: Bumblebee, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Cinnamon Cider, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, white

September’s kit is a must-have for those who love to celebrate all things spooky. But, for those who don’t enjoy the Halloween haunts, the multi-occasion stamp set combined with a variety of die-cut and reversible paper pieces offers many ways to customize your fall crafts! 

And, while this kit was designed to offer a unique treat packaging experience, the supplies can easily be used to create cards for any autumn occasion.

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Make some fun fall treats or cards with the Hello Pumpkin kit from Paper Pumpkin!

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2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 5

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This week's 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween project is an early learning activity as a substitute for edible treats.  These were made with my granddaughters in mind as you'll see in the video.  As a former classroom teacher, it's so much fun for me to find ways to use our Stampin' Up! rubber stamps for learning activities.  I hope you will enjoy these.

Lisa Brown, Stampin' Up! 2020 Halloween Early Learning Activities

Lisa's Inklings:

  • The Basic Black card stock is left at the full sheet size 8-1/2 x 11.
  • The images are stamped in Memento Black on Whisper White card stock and colored with desired colors of Stampin' Blends.
  • Images are punched with a 2" circle Punch and mounted on 2" circle punched from Basic Black card stock.
  • Laminating Sheets from Amazon.
  • Velcro Dots from Amazon.

Be sure not to miss the other 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween projects from Lisa. 

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It's Get & Go Time with Stampin' Up!

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It's get & go time as a paper crafter as we enter the season of preparing for the holidays.  This is one of the busiest times of the year for me as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and I love it!  It's so much fun creating and sharing for the holidays.

Do you love to create and share your projects with others?  Yes?

Have you ever thought about starting your own business?  It's the perfect time to become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator during this busy time.
It's so much fun helping others discover and expand their creativity in planning and enjoying the holiday season.

If you've ever thought about becoming part of Stampin' Up!, you'll want to take a look at this September special.
The Stampin' Up! Get & Go promotion is in full swing.
In addition to the regular starter kit for ($99 for $125 in products) you will also receive enough cardstock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set—all so you can share your love of cardmaking with friends and family!
 
I'd love to talk to you about it.  Email me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com.
 
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Lisa has supported me no matter what my status is. Any questions I’ve had, she's always guided me to solve it. Lisa has given me lots of opportunities to SHINE as a crafter and share many projects. Over the 10 years we have grown close and I consider her a friend. I’m super grateful for the friendships I’ve made being a STAR!

It's Get & Go time with Stampin' Up!  Join us!

 

Best Plaid Builder Dies Tips

IMG_4111The Best Plaid Builder Dies used on this Stampin' Up! birthday card idea are fun to use and make some striking projects.

There are so many possible combinations of colors and papers!  You will have much fun creating cards for your friends and family.

In today's video tutorial, I will share some tips that may be helpful as you start to work with these dies.  Let's take a look!

Lisa's Inklings:

IMG_4112The strip of Crumb Cake Card Stock is punched with the Banners Pick A Punch [153608] on one end.

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2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 4

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Here's a little Halloween treat bag for our fourth in a series of 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween projects. This little bag will hold a generous amount of treats or a little gift for someone special.

One of the little gnomes from the Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set (English) [153322]. set is easily transformed into a Halloween character.

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial.

Lisa's Inklings:

Stampin-up-2020-halloween-4Seems like you customize any of these little guys from Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set (English) [153322].

Be sure not to miss the other 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween projects from Lisa. 

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NEW! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

08.04.20_SHAREABLE2_CUT&EMBOSS_MACHINE_PREORDER_ENGThe new Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine is here!

Our Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine is now available and offers multiple die cutting and embossing options for you. This exclusive machine offers the highest quality and makes precise cuts and detailed embossed images every time. It is also simple to store and easily portable, which makes it easy to transport to crops and crafting gatherings! It comes with all the tools needed to get started right away, making it easy for you to have a fantastic die-cutting and embossing experience from the start.

*The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine is not yet available.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest?

  • Durable machine with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machine and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platform on the machine folds for space-saving storage and the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use the machine at home or on the go with its folding platform and ergonomic carrying handle.  It’s convenient if you like to attend crops or other crafting get togethers.

Here's a video with an introduction to this machine!

 

Let's take a look at the die cutting "sandwiches"!


Let's take a look at how to make an embossing sandwich!


Also available now is the Magnetic Cutting Plate!

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Stampin' Up! DIY Home Decor Wreath

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Stampin' Up! DIY Home Decor Wreath from Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations

Today's DIY project is one that's been in my thoughts since the new Stampin' Up! annual catalog was in my hands.  It's always so much fun to think of how many different ways we can use our beautiful Stampin' Up! supplies.

With the hope of making this wreath light weight and to use in my studio or on the door, these metal gold hoops from Amazon were just right!
You will also need a hot glue gun.

Let's take a look at the simple how-to video tutorial.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Any combination of color and these dies would be beautiful.
  • I recommend just using a little dab of hot glue for each piece.
  • If you plan to suspend this ring in the center of a space rather than against the wall, just add some die cut leafy stems and a sunflower to the back!

 

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2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 3

2020-stampin-up-halloween-32020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 3 from Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.

It's time to share the third in a series of 2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects.  For this project, we have an easy treat wrap with the Banner Year Bundle (English) [155214]

This idea is good if you need or want to make multiples for a class or to hand out to neighbors, friends, or trick or treaters! You can get four of these treat wraps from one sheet of Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [121045].

Here's the how-to video tutorial for this Halloween treat wrap.

Lisa's Inklings:

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Be sure to take a look at that the first two Halloween projects for 2020 HERE and HERE.

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2020 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects Week 2

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Playing a little catch up in the next few days starting with the next 2020 Halloween Project...a Have A Hoot Halloween Treat Box. 

The little owls in this stamp set are just adorable!  And, even better, the set is so versatile with just the right little owl(s) for several occasions!
In the video you will see the new Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine that will be available for you to purchase in the next few days...September 1, 2020 to be exact! The sleek design is awesome and this paper crafter was ready for a new machine!  It's smooth!

Here's the how to for this 2020 Have A Hoot Halloween Treat Box.

Lisa's Inklings:

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Stampin' Up! Cards for Kids- Glimmer Zebra

IMG_3665Today's card is a fun one for littles using the Zany Zebras Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!

This set is so much fun and the colorful vibe of the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper makes it a great addition to cards for kids.  Plus, that little touch of shimmer adds a little bit of fun!

Here's the how-to video tutorial for today's card.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card Base is Melon Mambo 5-1/2 x 8-1/2.

  • Melon Mambo Panel- Cut 2 x 5-1/2. After using embossing folder trim down to 5-

    1/4.

  • Whisper White layer is cut 5-3/8 x 4-1/8. Layer for inside is 4 x 5-1/4. You will need

    a scrap piece of Whisper White for die- cutting scalloped square, and for stamping

    and cutting or punching image and sentiment.

  • Artistry Blooms DSP is cut 2 x 5-1/4.

  • Rainbow Glimmer Paper- approx 3 x 3 for die cutting square.

Here is another version of the card in the "blues" for the little guys!  It's just as fun using the same products with a different area of the Rainbow Glimmer Paper, different colors of Stampin' Blends and a different sheet of the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper.

 

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Here are the supplies used for this Glimmer Zany Zebra Card.  I would be so excited to serve as your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  Please let me know if I can help you place your order or just click the links below to shop!

 

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