One of my favorite new sets from the Stampin' Up! Idea Book and Catalog is Established Elegance (wood, clear). Beautiful, timeless designs with a vintage feel perfect for both feminine and masculine cards.
It's not too late to receive your FREE ONLINE CLASS with your purchase of the beautiful Strength and Hope stamp set (wood, clear) or digital kit. Stampin' Up! will donate $2 from the sale of each of these sets to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. And, as a thank you from me, I am offering a FREE online class.
Watch below to learn more!
Supplies for card pictured above: Stamps: Strength and Hope- wood-118100,clear-123660 Paper: Pacific Point-111350, Whisper White-100730, Melon Mambo-102482, Beyond the Garden Designer Series Paper-122342 Ink: Pacific Point-111837, Daffodil Delight-119667, Melon Mambo-115656, VersaMark-102283 Accessories: Punches- Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border-119275, Scallop Oval-119856, 1 1 /4" Circle-119861, 1 3/8" Circle-119860; Basic Jewels Pearls-119247, Stampin' Clear Embossing Powder-109130, Heat Tool-100005, Stampin' Sponges-101610 Directions: 1. Cut Pacific Point to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, Whisper White 4 x 5 1/4, Beyond the Garden 4 x 5 1/4. 2. Adhere designer paper to base of card. 3. Stamp butterflies in VersaMark on Whisper White and clear emboss with Heat Tool. 4. Begin sponging the embossed piece with Daffodil Delight, then add Melon Mambo, them Pacific Point around the edges. The embossed butterflies will resist the ink. 5. Punch two strips of Pacific Point with the border punch. Adhere to the top and bottom of the embossed, sponge piece. 6. Attach this piece to the center of the card front on top of designer paper. 7. Stamp the Hope stamp on Whisper White in Melon Mambo ink and punch with the 1 1/4" circle. 8. Punch a 1 3/8" circle of Pacific Point and adhere to the back of the stamped piece. 9. Punch a Melon Mambo Scalloped Oval and use the Paper Piercing Tool on each scalllop. 10. Adhere vertically behind the punched circles. Add two tiny pearls for accents.
The state of Texas is having a sales tax holiday for school supplies up to $100.00 per item from August 19-21. Because school supply items are included in this sales tax holiday, the below list of items will be state tax free during the holiday period. Please note that you must place your order with Stampin' Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax free. Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday and may not apply to additional city, jurisdiction, or county taxes. This is a limited-time benefit so plan your list now! This is a great time to stock up on adhesives.
Local customers... I will be placing an order during this time so if you'd like to send me your list and payment information, I'll have it ready to go for that weekend! Elsewhere across Texas... You may Order Online during that period of August 19-21.
Keep in mind, this is for Texas residents only.
The following items are tax-exempt during the Texas sales tax holiday:
Isn't this a pretty way to sip a drink on a hot summer day? Super simple, easy Stampin' Up! Project Idea for your next get together for the girls or just to treat yourself! This would also be a fun project for kids or a fun favor at parties.
I recently asked my Facebook fans for their favorite color combination for a Stampin' Up! card. Those who participated were entered into a random drawing for a card created by me in their favorite colors. The "winner" was the purple (Concord Crush) and turquoise (Tempting Turquoise) combination and here is the card I created using those colors.
Stampin' Up!'s Established Elegance (wood,clear) and Well Worn Designer Series Paper; perfect for masculine cards! This "well-established" pair was the key ingredient for yesterday's featured card. Here's a video with a little insight into the how-to. Leave a comment here if you have questions!
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