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Stampin' Up! News for You and a Sweet Tin for Gifting

Let's start off with some important Stampin' Up! news that may be of big interest to you!

Stampin' Up! has received a shipment of the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades (item 126995), and this item will become available tomorrow on June 27, at 10:00 AM (MT). (12:00 PM Eastern, 11:00 AM Central, 9:00 AM Pacific). Jot that item number down and visit the Online Store at the time for your region!  (Set your alarm!) I believe there is a limit of 3 for each order.

Beginning today, June 26th, the Clearance Rack will be updated and for the first time ever, some retired stamp sets have been added!!...while supplies last! Visit the online store HERE to see what's been added! 

Now let's take a look at one of my "quick" videos with an idea to decorate one of our copper tins for gift giving!

The star of the show here is the Good Morning Magnolia Bundle! 


The coordinating elements in this suite of products in absolutely beautiful.  Here is a listing of supplies to help you shop!

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Making or embellishing gift packaging is so easy when using coordinating Stampin' Up! products.  These little Copper Tea Tins can hold more than just tea.  Here are some ideas:

  • Wrapped candies
  • Essential oils
  • Votive candles
  • Gift card(s)
  • 3" x 3" handmade cards and envelopes
  • Small handmade soaps

Invest in some of the sweet Copper Tea Tins today!  You will be decorating these for giving each time you need to pack a little gift!

A List to Start Off the Week!

Live with Lisa Facebook, Friday at 8:00 PM Central Time


Live with Lisa on Facebook will take place on Friday at 8:00 PM Central Time (9:00 PM Eastern,7:00 PM MT, 6:00 PT). I will be going LIVE on my Ink and Inspirations Facebook business page.

You may CLICK HERE to go there at 8:00 PM Central.  When you check in at that time and do not see the LIVE video in progress, please refresh your page.

If you are unable to join us for the LIVE broadcast, not to worry! You may watch the recording which will be posted there immediately following.

This evening we will be making a project with the Very Versailles stamp set.

Please join us on Facebook Friday night at 8:00 PM Central!

Cardmaking Tip: Framing A Sentiment

Framing-a-sentiment-bird-balladToday's post is the "conclusion" from yesterday's video with this sweet card using the Free As A Bird Bundle from Stampin' Up!

On this card, the focal point is the sentiment but notice how the die cut flowers gently frame it out.  It's a simple addition that adds a special touch.

Let's take a look at the video for this cardmaking project.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Pool Party card base is cut 4-1/4" x 11".  You can get the same look with a 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" base.
  • Designer paper (cages pattern) 4" x 5 1/4".
  • Whisper White 4" x 5" for stamping, die cutting and fussy cutting.

Here are the supplies needed for today's project.  Just click the links for more information or to shop.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, UDPSX3TM, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Now that you have the how-to for this sweet cardmaking project, give it a try.  Frame out a sentiment that's the focal point of your card!

Cardmaking Tip Video: Adding Trim or Ribbon


In today's cardmaking tip video, let's look at an easy way to add ribbon or trim to your handmade card or paper crafting projects.  This tiny bit of embellishment makes a statement and adds a sweet touch.  TThe lace seen above is the new Very Vanilla Scalloped Lace Trim.

Here's the video with the super simple method of using trim or ribbon on your handmade cards.

This technique is a great way to use ribbon, lace, or trim while just using a smidgen of your embellishment.

Also, if you plan on mailing your cards, its the perfect way to add this bit of texture without adding too much bulk or weight to your cards. 

If you enjoyed this post, please read on and be sure to...

Tune in tomorrow to see the completed card using this method of adding trim or ribbon and thank you for tuning in for today's cardmaking tip video tutorial.

Using Scrapbooking Supplies for Cardmaking

Cardmaking-with-scrapbooking-suppliesUsing the Stampin' Up! Memories and More Card Kits for cardmaking is so much fun!  The kits come with 3" x 4" cards, 4" x 6" cards, adhesive die cuts, and this one, Magnolia Lane, with some vellum sheets.  These sweet little kits make it easy to put together some beauttiful cards so don't think of these card kits as just for scrapbooking or memory keeping!

Let's take a look at the really "quick" video below and you'll see just how simple it can be!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • The greeting is a 3" x 4" card from the Magnolia Lane Memories and More Card Kit.
  • Back this piece with 3-1/4" x 4 1/4" piece of Petal Pink card stock.
  • The background layer is a 4" x 6" card from the Memories and More Card Kit, too!
  • The inside layer is a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Whisper White with adhesive die cuts from the card kit.


Here are the supplies used for this card...

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Thank you for considering me as you Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  I would be honored to serve you!


When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, UDPSX3TM, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

You can shop online anytime here in my Online Store.  You may also call or e-mail me.

Thank you for stopping by today to see this example of using scrapbooking supplies for cardmaking!

Making Masculine Cards with a Nautical Theme


You will make some awesome masculine cards with this nautical themed set!  The Sailing Home Bundle is one of the new and very popular products int the new Stampin' Up! catalog.

This past Thursday on my "Late Night with Lisa" Facebook Live, we made the two cards that you see here.   The Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper in this suite is the perfect supplement for this stamp set and coordinating die set. 

Here are the details for the "anchor" card seen above.


Don't you love the clean lines on this card above?  Here are the details!

As you can just imagine,  this bundle is very versatile!  Think graduation cards for anyone, sentiments of support, thank you cards...lots of possibilities!  Did you see the Father's Day card made with this same designer paper and coordinating Memories and More card kit?

Now that you've seen it (and, need it!), hop on over to the online store to get the bundle and the coordinating paper! Get started on your own masculine cards...and, more...with this wonderful nautical theme!

Greece is the Word!

Greece-stampin-upSo excited to receive these travel documents from Stampin' Up! last week!

I am honored and so very grateful for the support of my wonderful customers, team, supportive family, and my husband (my biggest cheerleader) for helping me to achieve another wonderful incentive trip!

We will be cruising the Greek Isles next month...another trip of a lifetime!   And, I could never have done it without the support of so many of you.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!---Lisa

Easy Father's Day Card


Father's Day is Sunday here in the U.S. so today's project is a super easy card for that occasion. It was made with the Come Sail Away Memories and More Card Kit and Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper.

Take a look at the video tutorial for this simple cardmaking process...

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Soft Suede cut at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and folded in half at 4-1/4".
  • The designer paper is cut 4" x 5-1/4".
  • The card stock backing the Memories and More card measures 4" x 3-1/4".
  • Cut the trim a little longer than needed and trim to fit.

Here are the supplies to make this Father's Day card.  Just click the links to learn more.  If you do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I will be happy to serve you and honored to earn your business!

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I was so excited to see this awesome suite of products in the new Stampin' Up! catalog.  The coordinating stamp set and dies are wonderful!

Take a look at these project samples!

Gift from Lisa with Purchase!

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, UDPSX3TM, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!


Now, head on over to the Online Store to shop for these amazing products! Thanks for stopping by today to take a peek at this easy Father's Day card!

Need A Handmade Card In A Hurry?


Let's start the week off with a handmade card idea that you can complete in a hurry!  It's all about being prepared and creating a few "blank" cards when you have the time!  Blank = without a sentiment.  We all have those times when we need a card in a jiffy and realistically, there is not time to start from scratch. Today's video tutorial features the card above and idea for you not to find yourself in a situation where you do not have the card you need.

You will also see all of our beautiful new Stampin' Up! In Colors for 2019-2020.  I have to be a first glance, I wasn't that impressed with these colors.  But, once I started working with them, I LOVE them.  And, Stampin' Up! is right on trend.  You can see these colors in fashion, home decor, and nail polish!

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


Here's the card done in Purple Posy.


Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Smoky Slate cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" or 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
  • Large cardstock layer is cut 4" x 5 1/4".
  • Smoky Slate layer is 3 1/4 x 4 1/4.
  • Designer Paper is cut 3" x 4".

I have all of these below in my stash for when I need a card with a specific theme or sentiment.


Here are the supplies to create the Rococo Rose card. Just click on the links to shop! 

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New Stamps, New Stampin' Up! Card Ideas

Last night on Facebook, we gave the new Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog a fun welcome with a launch party and new cardmaking ideas.

Two of the very popular bundles were featured the Free As A Bird Bundle and the Good Morning Magnolia Bundle. 

Free As A Bird Bundle #151123
Good Morning Magnolia Bundle #151087

Here is the first card that was shared using the Free As A Bird stamp set.


Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set [149468]*
*Purchase Free As A Bird Stamp Set and Stitched Nested Labels Dies together as a bundle and save 10%. Free As A Bird Bundle [151123]

Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708]
Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad [147090]
Stampin' Blends:
Paper (including cutting dimensions):
Crumb Cake 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [120953] (Card Base 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and 1/2" x 4" for sentiment.)
Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper [149592] (Floral 4" x 5 1/4" and Keys 2 1/2" x 5 1/4")
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100730] (4" x 4" for stamping and punching)

1. Fold the Crumb Cake CS in half to create the card base and crease with a Bone Folder.
2. Adhere designer papers to front of card base as shown.
3. Stamp the images in Memento ink on the small piece of Whisper White CS. Punch with the 2 1/4" Circle Punch and sponge around edges with Old Olive ink.
4. Color "robin" as shown with the Stampin' Blends. Adhere to center of Pearlized Doily with SNAIL.
5. Stamp sentiment on Crumb Cake card stock strip with Old Olive ink and snip a banner end on the right side.
6. Sponge around sentiment with Old Olive ink.
7. With the Linen Thread through the eye of the trinket, tie a bow.. Trim ends to desired length. Attach to left end of sentiment using a Glue Dot.
8. Adhere all pieces to front of card as shown. 
The second card featured the Good Morning Magnolia Bundle.
Good Morning Magnolia Cling Stamp Set [149298]*
*Purchase Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and Magnolia Memory Dies together as a bundle and save 10%. Good Morning Magnolia Bundle [151087]
Stampin' Blends:
Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack [149485] 3" for Ribbon, Approx. 8" of twine.
1. Stamp (Memento Black), die cut, and color magnolia with Stampin' Blends as shown.
2. Stamp Hello sentiment in Memento Black on Whisper White strip.
3. Tie twine into a bow around strip of ribbon.
4. Assemble and adhere to card front as shown.
Now that you've seen two of the fabulous new bundles, visit the Online Store to shop now!

The New Catalog is LIVE!

06.01.19_SHAREABLE1_AC_LAUNCH_NAThe new Stampin' Up! catalog had its debut today and it's a beauty!  It's my birthday, too, and we had two reasons to celebrate over on Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown on Facebook.

Ordering Specials:

If your order is LESS than $150 BEFORE SHIPPING AND TAX, use Host Code UDPSX3TM when placing your order and receive a FREE gift from me!
(IF IT'S $150 OR MORE BEFORE SHIPPING AND Tax, DO NOT use code...I will still send your gift!)

My Birthday Special!

Place your order by Midnight Central tonight (June 4th) and Use Host Code UDPSX3TM and if your order is $75 or more, I'll send TWO gifts!

See the beautiful products in the Stampin' Up! Catalog HERE in the Online Store.