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Stampin' Up! Card for An Oh Happy Day!

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Today's Stampin' Up! cardmaking project is the perfect card for any happy day!  It sports the Pick A Pennant Stamp Set and was designed by Catherine, a member of my Ink and Inspirations Stars team of Stampin' Up! demonstrators.

The tiny images in this set along with the banners make a great background and the sweet sentiment really stands out.

Here's the how-to:

Directions:
  1. Cut Whisper White Thick card base 41/4  x 11 score at 5 1/2 then burnish with bone folder.
  2. Cut In Color DSP at 4 x 5 1/4 and adhere to card base.
  3. Cut Whisper White at 3 3/4 x 5.
  4. Stamp the banner in Mossy Meadow and Grapefruit Grove  stamp the Mossy Meadow line banner over the Grapefruit Grove.
  5. Stamp the tassels and the birds in the Mint Macaron.
  6. Stamp the solid image of the bird in Daffodil Delight over the outline bird.
  7. Now stamp your flower outline in Grapefruit Grove then stamp in the same color with the solid image.
  8. Take the solid leaf image and stamp in Mossy Meadow over the outline image.
  9. Stamp the word OH and Day in Grapefruit Grove then Mossy Meadow stamp the word HAPPY
  10. Wrap your Linen Thread around for times and tie a bow then adhere down the the card.
  11. Use the flowers and coordinating colors to stamp the flowers on the envelope.
 Here are the supplies used to make this project.

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This stamp set also has a coordinating set of framelits.  You can purchase it in a bundle for 10% off.

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August Promotions:

  • Bonus Days!- August 1-31, 2018-For every $50 in product you order (before shipping and tax), you will receive a $5 Bonus Code to use toward an order in September 2018!  The codes will be sent to you from Stampin' Up! via email so look for it and save the codes to use on your order from me in September! See more details HERE.
  • Color Your Seasons Promotion featuring the Bundle used on today's card! These products are only available for a Limited Time and while supplies last!  Ordering the bundle that includes the stamp set and framelits will save you 10%!  The Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 are also new but may be offered in a future catalog.
  • Use Host Code: ZDZHTN9Y when placing an order in my Online Store and receive a FREE gift from me.  Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your FREE gift!

Thanks for tuning in for today's cardmaking project and I'll see you again in the next post!


Stampin' Up! Card Ideas with Blended Seasons

Stampin-up-card-idea-blended-seasons-1Today's video tutorial features three card ideas, including the one seen above, made with the limited time, Blended Seasons bundle and  one pass throught the Big Shot.

This bundle is very versatile and is available in August 2018, while supplies last!

Let's take a look at the video with some ideas on using this bundle with three card ideas.

You can see this video tutorial on my YouTube channel HERE. While you're there,  be sure to subscribe and click on the "bell" to receive notification of all my videos.

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 August Promotions:

  • Bonus Days!- August 1-31, 2018-For every $50 in product you order (before shipping and tax), you will receive a $5 Bonus Code to use toward an order in September 2018!  The codes will be sent to you from Stampin' Up! via email so look for it and save the codes to use on your order from me in September! See more details HERE.
  • Color Your Seasons Promotion featuring the Bundle used on today's card! These products are only available for a Limited Time and while supplies last!  Ordering the bundle that includes the stamp set and framelits will save you 10%!  The Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 are also new but may be offered in a future catalog.
  • Use Host Code: ZDZHTN9Y when placing an order in my Online Store and receive a FREE gift from me.  Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your FREE gift!

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Stampin-up-card-idea-blended-seasons-3Thanks for tuning in for today's Stampin' Up! card ideas using Blended Seasons and I'll see you again soon!


Simple Tip for Scrapbooking Memory Keeping

Memoriesandmore12200BToday's post and video offers a very simple scrapbooking/memory keeping/journaling tip but first, a few questions for you...

  • Have you been scrapbooking/memory keeping for years? ...like "on and off" since childhood?
  • Do you feel like you are always "behind"?
  • Do you have stacks of photos that you need to preserve...like, put in an album?
  • Or, do you have pictures in an album with no journaling, names, or dates?
  • Do you have the desire or need to start memory keeping but don't know where to begin?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then you will want to keep reading.

This crafter (ME!) has been memory keeping since elementary school.  Not consistently, mind you, but enough to have recorded memories from the "good ole days!"  Once our girls got involved in so many activities in high school, the need to scrapbook presented itself in a big way.  But, I tried to get too elaborate with my pages and burnt out very quickly.   

Then comes the collaboration of Stampin' Up! with Project Life.  Man, was this easier and took much less time! And, it was so much fun!  But, then, that partnership ended BUT Stampin' Up! introduced their own pocket memory keeping system, Memories and More!  Thank you, Stampin' Up!

If you answered "yes" to being "behind" question or you have a stack of photos tucked away in a drawer, don't let it stop you from pressing forward.  Start with ONE occasion, holiday, birthday, vacation, etc. and go from there.  And, if you're just wanting to get started, check out the Memories and More supplies HERE.

Oh, wait....you prefer, traditional scrapbooking?  No worries. I combine both traditional and pocket pages in my memory keeping.  Check out this recent page HERE.

Now, let's address the journaling/notes part of memory keeping.  (And, I refer to it as "memory keeping" because scrapbooking scares some folks away.)  The video below will give you a tip that has really helped me....especially when I delay in getting this part done!

Hope this scrapbooking/memory keeping tip is helpful to you so please let me know in the comments below!


Facebook Live Blended Seasons Project and a Giveaway!

Blended-seasons-fall-1Last night on my Facebook LIVE, we had lots of fun with the Blended Seasons Bundle from Stampin' Up!

The products in this "Color Your Season" promotion are only available while supplies last during August 2018.  The Blended Seasons stamp set and coordinating Stitched Seasons Framelits are rightly named.  These products can be used on cardmaking and paper crafting projects throughout the year.  There are elements for winter, spring, summer, and fall.  The sentiments in combination with the images and dies can be used to create Thank You cards,  Birthday and Wedding cards, Christmas cards, and more.

The card project from last night is a fall themed Thank You card as seen in the photos here.  Stampin' Blends were used to color the leaves which were stamped in Tuxedo Memento Black ink.

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 Here are the products used to create this Blended Seasons card.

Click here to access the link to the Ink and Inspirations Project Sheet FREE PDF with project details.

 

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Thanks for checking in for this Blended Seasons card idea and be sure to leave a comment below to be entered into a random drawing for a Powder Pink Ink Pad giveaway!


Live with Lisa Facebook, Friday at 6:30 PM Central Time

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Join in the fun tonight on Facebook Live on my Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown business page!

We will be making a card with the beautiful Blended Seasons bundle!

See you tonight!

6:30 PM Central

7:30 PM Eastern

5:30 PM Mountain

4:30 PM Pacific


Stampin' Up! Cardmaking Video Tutorials- Little Details Make A Big Difference

Little-Details-cardmaking-blended-seasonsToday's cardmaking video tutorial features the Limited Time offering, Blended Seasons Bundle, with some little details that make a big difference.

The Blended Seasons stamp set and coordinating Stitched Seasons Framelits Dies are available from Stampin' Up! only during August 2018--- while supplies last!  This bundle has beautiful stamps and shapes for any season of the year.  See below for ordering details for this sweet bundle of products!

In this cardmaking project video, you'll see how to easily add color to a die cut and make it the focal point of your card.  It's the little details that have the big impact!  Speaking of details, did you notice the faux stitching in the photo above...Beautiful!  These were easily created with a pass through the Big Shot!

Let's take a look at the video tutorial for this card.

See this video tutorial on my YouTube Channel HERE and be sure to SUBSCRIBE while you're there!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Thick Whisper White cut at 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
  • Poppy Parade cut 4 x 5 1/4.
  • Granny Apple Green cut 3 3/4 x 5.
  • Whisper White cut 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 and you will also need a piece cut 1 x 3 for sentiment and some scrap for the die cut flower stem.
  • You'll need approx. 3 X 6 piece of designer paper.

Here are the supplies needed for today's cardmaking project.  

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 August Promotions:

  • Bonus Days!- August 1-31, 2018-For every $50 in product you order (before shipping and tax), you will receive a $5 Bonus Code to use toward an order in September 2018!  The codes will be sent to you from Stampin' Up! via email so look for it and save the codes to use on your order from me in September! See more details HERE.
  • Color Your Seasons Promotion featuring the Bundle used on today's card! These products are only available for a Limited Time and while supplies last!  Ordering the bundle that includes the stamp set and framelits will save you 10%!  The Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 are also new but may be offered in a future catalog.

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Cardmaking-details-blended-seasonsAdd those little details to fancy up your cardmaking and order your favorites from the Color Your Seasons Promotion today!


Bonus Days Are Back!

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  • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes. If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, you will receive separate emails for each code earned.
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  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits, demonstrator supply items, and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.)
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.

Start shopping and earn your Bonus Days Coupons today!  August Host Code: ZDZHTN9Y