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Stampin' Up! Tutorial-Easy Bow and Brad Tip

Here's a Stampin' Up! Tutorial with a tip for making a bow with a brad as seen on this project.  Let me know if you have questions!

Stampin' Up! Tutorial with an easy bow and brad tip...try it on your next project!

Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration Ends Today!

Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration
Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration...the once a year, spectacular promotion, ends tonight!

Visit my Catalogs page to download the Sale-A-Bration brochure...over 75 products to choose from and you get to choose one for each $50 in product purchase!! Choose from stamp sets or a colorful pack of designer paper and self adhesive accents to match or a CD with My Digital Studio downloads!
Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration ends today!  Order online or E-mail me.

Easy Stampin' Up! Card Ideas-10 Minute Card

Easystampinupcardprestopatterns An easy Stampin' Up! card for you today using the Presto Patterns Specialty Paper from Stampin' Up!  I needed to make an elongated note card in a jiffy so I turned to this awesome paper pack! Here are the details:

  1. Cut a piece of the Presto Patterns Specialty Paper to 7" x 8 1/2".  Be sure to check your page orientation for design before you cut.
  2. Fold in half. Use a Stampin' Sponge to apply ink to your card and make those imprinted designs pop! Used here: Cherry Cobbler and Early Espresso around the edges.
  3. Create a bow from ribbon.  Here, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon along with an Antique Brad.
  4. Adhere bow to card!

Done!  An easy Stampin' Up! card in 10 minutes! Order your Presto Patterns Designer Paper HERE!


Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Message: Just for You

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Message
Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Lisa Brown, cordially invites you to an opportunity where you can enjoy financial rewards, build new relationships, and set your own schedule!

This opportunity is even sweeter for the remainder of this month with a discount on the Starter Kit PLUS $50 in a bonus product bundle! 

That's more than $310 worth of awesome Stampin' Up! product for less than $150!  Join the ink and inspirations Team and enjoy the benefits of having your own business!

Stampin' Up! Card Ideas-Easy, 10 Minute Stampin' Up! Card for A Friend

Easy and Stampin' Up!  A great combination!
Here's an idea utilizing your Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper as a starting point.

Featured here: Word Play (wood) (clear), Elegant Soiree Designer Series Paper

  1. Card base is Soft Suede, finished size 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.
  2. Designer paper cut 2 1/4 x 5 1/2 ( 2 pieces) and adhered to card front.
  3. Strip of Soft Suede (1/2 x 5 1/2) adhered to center along line where designer paper meets.
  4. Word Play sentiment is colored with Soft Suede and Baja Breeze Markers then stamped on Whisper White card stock.
  5. Stamped image punched with 2 1/2" circle punch and inked around the edges with Baja Breeze.
  6. Punch 2 more 2 1/2" circles ( Baja Breeze and Soft Suede). Layer beneath stamed image and adhere to card front.
  7. Tie Hemp Twine through Crumb Cake button and adhere to card front with Mini Glue Dots.
  8. Ready to share! 

Order your supplies and make it easy with Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! Tutorial- Masculine Card with a Sponge Dauber Technique

Here's a Stampin' Up! Tutorial to help you create a soft look to color your images using Sponge Daubers from Stampin' Up!  Try this technique using this great, timeless set, Lovely As Tree!

Follow the tips in this Stampin' Up! Tutorial to create this masculine card for someone special!

A Fun, Stampin' Up! Party Idea

Stampin Up Party Idea Party Suite Fun, Stampin' Up! Party projects are available in my March Online Class, Party Suite. 

This class (a $19.95 value) is yours FREE with your Online Order of $30 or more!

This video series offers instructions and special tips to create a banner, invitation, and party favor that can be adapted for any celebration!   You'll want to use these ideas again and again!
As a BONUS, you will receive a FREE PDF with inserts that you can print for your invitations. Included are 4 different styles!
The three projects and PDF are yours FREE with your Stampin' Up! ONLINE ORDER of
$30 or more!

Party ideas and Stampin' Up! What could be more fun? 

Stampin' Ideas and Thoughts: Spring


Stampin' ideas and inspiration for titles or journaling
on your paper craft projects or scrapbook pages,
and a quote from one of my favorite authors...

In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six
different kinds of weather
inside of four and twenty hours.
  ~Mark Twain

DIY Wedding Ideas- Two Tags Wedding Favor

DIY wedding ideas are a big help when it comes to planning the "I Do" day!  Here's a little wedding favor that you can create with the Two Tags Die and the Big Shot!

Let me know if you have questions on this DIY Wedding Favor or any other of my videos. I'll be happy to help!

Stampin' Up! Fun Friday- Stampin' Sponges Fun Tip

Stampin' Up! Fun Friday features a fun tip for your Stampin' Sponges.

Enjoy and E-mail me if you have questions!

Stampin' Up! Fun Tools: Stampin' Sponges, Round Tab Punch