She glued each of the punched circles to the card fronts. The Valentines are ready except for her to sign her name on the inside of each card. These 3 x 3 cards are the perfect size for Valentines. You can even tape or glue a little treat to the inside or the back of each card.
Now that you've read this post, I hope you are inspired to create and craft with the little ones in your life. Have fun and happy crafting!
Today's cardmaking project and video tutorial features a thank you card made with the Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration 2021 stamp set, Heal Your Heart. Earn it for FREE with a qualifying purchase!
The sentiments in this set are in a beautiful font and there are some that are just right for the inside of your cards.
Isn't a black and white color palette always striking? The inspiration for this color scheme for this card is from the dsp. The floral image is also cut from this designer paper.
Here's the video that I recorded one evening. You'll notice that I was having some adhesive issues and decided not to edit these out of the video. It was a bit of humor that I thought you would appreciate! Here it is...
The Heal Your Heart stamp set is one of the Sale-A-Bration choices that you can earn for FREE with your $50 product purchase in my Online Store. Get yours today! Thank you for visiting and we will see you again soon! Take care...Lisa
Happy Tuesday! If you are reading this post, you are taking a big step toward staying connected with all things Ink and Inspirations!
Here are the blog, I hope to inspire you to explore and expand your creativity. You'll find project ideas, tips, video tutorials, and lots of Stampin' Up! news.
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The Sweet Strawberry Bundle  from the Stampin' Up! January-June 2021 Mini Catalog is adorable and includes a stamp set and coordinating punch as seen here on this cheery fun fold card.
Even better is that there is a coordinating stamp set and designer paper combo in the Sale-A-Bration brochure that you can earn for FREE with a qualifying purchase. You'll be seeing more of that combo coming off of my crafting table but in this post, I have a video tutorial for this card featuring the Sweet Strawberry Bundle and the designer paper that is part of the Sale-A-Bration offering.
If you are visiting for the first time...welcome! And, if you are new to Stampin' Up!, let me share a little about this special promotion called Sale-A-Bration.
During Sale-A-Bration, you can earn items from our Sale-A-Bration brochure with a qualifying order. Earn a free Sale-A-Bration a Level 1 choice with each $50 in product purchase and a Level 2 item with a $100 product purchase. Sale-A-Bration continues through February 28, 2021! The Sale-A-Bration brochure can be viewed HERE. Read more about it including an extra offer from me on this post HERE.
Now, how about taking a look at the how-to video for this easy fun fold card?
Thank you for stopping by today and I do hope you will make a card with this fun fold idea. And, take advantage of Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration to earn some free supplies to make beautiful projects! See you again soon...until then, take care!--Lisa
Here's a little bit of glitz and glamour for your cardmaking using the new Gilded leafing Embellishment from Stampin' Up!
Admittedly, this paper crafter was a bit intimidated by this new product. After seeing our CEO, Sara Douglass and her mom, board chair and founder Shelli Gardner, use this during our OnStage online for Stampin' Up! demonstrators this fall, I knew that I had to give it a try!
Here's hoping you'll give it a try after seeing the video below!
We'd love to have you become part of our community of crafters when you purchase the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit for $99! And, there's an added bonus if you purchase by February 28, 2021. You will receive $125 in product of your choosing plus 5 Packs of 6 x 6 designer paper...a $57.50 value.
You are welcome in our Stars group with whatever you'd like Stampin' Up! to be for you. Whether you see this as your hobby or would like to try to build a business, you are welcome!
Here are just a few benefits of being part of our Stars team...
Support from me as your direct team leader as well as the team.
Access to our private Facebook Group exclusively for members of the Ink and Inspirations Stars with news, updates, support, sharing of ideas, and fun!
Flexibility for Stampin' Up! to be what is best for you.
Build friendships and enjoy sharing the joy of the craft with others.
Monthly creative challenges with random prize drawings for participation.
Weekly team emails with information and updates.
One on one calls with you as needed for support or questions.
It is an honor to be the leader of the Ink and Inspirations Stars; our community of fun and enthusiastic paper crafters are both hobby and business stampers from across the U.S.
I am passionate about this group and enjoy helping team members to achieve their goals. Those goals could include gaining a new group of stamping friends, having crafting fun, building a business or anywhere in between!
We'd love to have you join us! You have nothing to lose! If you've been thinking about it, give it a try. Call or email me to talk more about it. Or, if you're ready, get started HERE!
The beautiful Always In My Heart Bundle  from Stampin' Up! was showcased in my last Facebook Live this past week. It's a wonderful collection of products for anniversary, friendship, or Valentine cards. The dies that are partnered with this set are fabulous! Talk about making some WOW cards!
Below is the recording of the Facebook Craft & Chat session from Wednesday, January 13th. If you're on Facebook, be sure to Like and Follow my page!
If you are familiar with the movie, Jerry McGuire, you will recognize the sentiment on today's Stampin' Up! card with the beautiful Always in my Heart Bundle. This is a beautiful suite of products that works for cards for sweethearts, anniversary cards, and Valentine cards.
The dies in this bundle are so pretty. Here you seen the sentiment framed with a floral filigree heart.
Measurements: Card Base: Basic White Thick 4.25” x 11”, scored at 2.5”, 4”, 7”, 8.5” Cardstock #2: Blushing Bride 4 1/8” x 1 3/8” (two pieces) AND 3.5” x 3.25” Cardstock #3: Rocco Rose 3.25” x 3” Cardstock #4: Basic White 4.25” x 4.5” to stamp heart and cut die Designer Paper: (Rocco Rose) 4 1/8” x 2 3/8” (two pieces) AND 4 1/8” x 2 7/8”
Cut card base from Thick Whisper White CS and score per above measurements.
Fold on score lines per the example below.
Cut DSP per above measurements.
Attach the DSP and the narrow Blushing Bride pieces to the card base.
Stamp greeting in the center of white piece.
Position die around the sentiment. Hold in place with a sticky note and die cut.
Adhere two remaining CS pieces together.
Adhere to the center panel of front using dimensionals.
Use mini dimensionals behind the lacey heart and adhere to the center panel.
Center the heart in the open space and adhere flat to the card stock.
The outside lacey heart is raised up above the inside heart sentiment piece.
Add a small bow to the top left of the center panel.
Add 3 or 5 pastel pearls as desired.
Isn't this a great fold? Most of us love these fun fold cards and this one is easy to construct!
Thanks for stopping by today! More new ideas coming your way so be sure to check in often! Have a great day!
Here are two handmade card ideas using new products from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration brochure.
This first card uses products from the new mini catalog. It's an example of using the stamp set sentiment for repetitive stamping usingGrid Paper . Be sure to watch the video to see this easy technique.
It's that special time in our Stampin' Up! year with the launch of a new catalog and Sale-A-Bration!
You're going to love these new products! And, you will earn a free Sale-A-Bration a Level 1 choice with each $50 in product purchase and a Level 2 item with a $100 product purchase. Sale-A-Bration starts today and ends February 28, 2021!
If you did not receive a new Mini Catalog, you can view the online version HERE. The Sale-A-Bration brochure can be viewed HERE.
New January to June 2021 Mini Catalog
Here's a quick video with a preview of some of the fabulous products!
Earn your spot at my Sale-A-Bration CELEBRATION Virtual Event in March! Take part in a special online Facebook event with project kits and door prizes.
You can only EARN your Virtual Ticket to this special event! This is my special thank you for your loyalty and support of my business.
Two Ways to Earn Your Virtual Ticket:
Purchase the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit and join our community of stampers … $99 for $125 worth of your choice of product PLUS receive a free stack of our Regals, Subtles, Neutrals, Brights, and 2020—2022 In Color Designer Series Paper along with your Starter Kit! That’s 5, 6 x 6 packs of Designer Paper. Get your Starter Kit HERE!
Purchase at least $200.00 total in product from me, Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations, during the months of Sale-A-Bration (January 5- February 28, 2021) through my Online Store.