Everything's Coming Up Roses!

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Just in case you missed the news, the Everything Is Rosy Product Medley from Stampin' Up! is still available! This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.

 THE DETAILS!

  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley will be available for purchase until May 31, 2019—or while supplies last.
  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley is eligible for Stampin’ Rewards with qualifying orders.
  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley may be added to a Starter Kit.

Learn more about this beautiful product medley...

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Here are some fabulous projects created with this medley of products.

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That background designer paper makes a perfect backdrop for those florals.

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Look at this marbled paper and that beautiful ribbon!

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley is only available while supplies last!  Order yours today!


Make This Gift Box for Mother's Day!

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Mother's Day is this Sunday so here's an easy little gift box that you can create in minutes. 

What can you tuck inside this box?  How about a gift card?  Maybe you could add a pair of earrings or a sweet bracelet.  Movie tickets might be nice.  Or, concert tickets to one of her favorites! 

My granddaughter asked me what I'd like for Mother's Day and I asked her to color a picture for me.  It's never to early to start them on the value and uniqueness of "handmade".

Whatever you decide, this little gift box will hold most any little treasure that you'd like to give.  Are you ready to see how to

You probably have the supplies to create a little box like this but this stamp set is definitely one you'll want to add to your collection.  It's at the top of the list below.

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Here are the details for making the box.  You know you are going to want to make it more than once!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer paper to 6" x 9-1/2".
  • Score at 1-1/4" from both ends with the 6" side at the top.
  • Turn and score along the 9-1/2" side at 1, 2-1/4, 5-1/4, and 6-1/2.
  • Whisper White for stamping is cut 1/2" x 3-1/4".
  • Poppy Parade to layer behind the sentiment is cut 3/4" x 3-1/2".

Mothers-day-box-video-5-8Now it's time for you to create the Gift Box for Mother's Day and I'll see you in the next post...have fun!

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{Video} Make a Nature-Themed Gift Bag

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Here's a Stampin' Up! the project idea and video tutorial for a fun gift bag with a sweet nature theme.

It's a lot of fun to make our gift packaging for our loved ones and friends.  You'll see how easy it can be with today video and how-to for this gift bag.  

Let's take a look at the process then read on for the details.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • You'll start with a 12" x 12" piece of designer paper. 
  • Score one side at 2", 5-3/4", 7-3/4", and 11-1/2".
  • Make one turn and score this side at 2" and 10".
  • Burnish your score lines well with your Bone Folder.
  • Assemble per video instructions.

That darling squirrel is from the Fable Friends Cling Stamp Set [148670] in the Occasions Catalog.  The images are adorable!  Don't you love this bunny?

Need some supplies to complete this project?  Take a look at the links below.

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Thanks for stopping by for a "visit" today! I hope you'll give this project idea a try. For whom will you be making this nature-themed gift bag?

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Last Minute 2019 Easter Treat!

Easy-easter-treat-2019This cute little Easter treats pouch is one that you can make today!

We put this little gem together on my Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon. It can hold those little snack size bags of Halloween treats.   This little bunny is from a much-loved retiring stamp set, A Good Day, that is on the Stampin' Up! Last Chance List.

Want to see a few more samples with this set?

These are some fun ideas, right?  Now, let's take a look at the how-to for our featured project!

 

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Here are some details of the project to help you put the actual pouch together:

  • Cut paper 4" x 6".
  • Score at 1 3/4" and 4 1/2".
  • Turn and score at 3 1/2". This will be the bottom.

Hope you've enjoyed the last minute Easter treat idea and will make a few today!

 


Make a Basket for An Easter Gift

If you joined us on Facebook Live yesterday evening, you saw the creation of this cute Easter gift packaging for our granddaughters.  I had not used the mama duck from the Fable Friends set and I really enjoyed coloring her with my Stampin' Blends.

The "stuffing" for this little gift basket is from the Clearance Rack...Sweet Soiree Ready Shreddie.  It's a generous amount in three colors and perfect for stuffing your gift-giving creations.

Stampin' Up! project idea for Easter 2019Here are the details so that you can recreate this project!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut card stock for box/basket to 5 x 8-1/2".
  • Score the 8-1/2 " side at 3-1/2 and 5".
  • Score the 5" side at 1" and 4".
  • Handle is  1" x 8-1/2".
  • Designer Paper is cut 2 pieces at 2-3/4" x 3-1/4" and 2 pieces at 1-1/4" x 3-1/4".

Here are the supplies used to create this project.

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I decided to recreate this same basket with a different theme.  What do you think?

IMG_2328The box/basket of this one is made from designer paper and just right for a gift for other than small children.  The handle is simply stapled on this version.

Now that you've seen both of these samples, go to Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown on Facebook, LIKE and Follow my page, and watch the video to see the assembly of this little gift basket for Easter.


Make A Little Gift Box with Cute Crew

Cute-crew-boxToday's paper crafting project and video tutorial is a fun little gift box made with the Cute Crew Punch Box from the Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog.

The Cute Crew Punch Box contains an adorable photopolymer stamp set, a clear stamp block, a set of four Watercolor Pencils, a black ink spot, and a Scallop Tag Punch all packaged up in a pretty tin.  This combination is great for making projects for kids as well as for kids who are making projects!

The box portion of today's project is made from the Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper Stack.  The colors of these gingham checks are perfect for Spring!

Let's take a look at today's video tutorial for this Cute Crew box...

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Gingham Gala paper is 6" x 6".  That's just the size you need!
  • Score one side at 1 1/4", 2 1/2", 3 3/4", and 5".
  • Turn and score the other side at 1 1/4". This will be the bottom of the box.

Here are the supplies used for today's project.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today to see this Cute Crew box and I'll see you again in the next post!


Last Minute Valentine Project!

Last-minute-valentineOk! So you haven't had any time and you NEED a last minute Valentine treat idea! 

It's going to be short and sweet today but wanted to take this time to wish you all a Happy Valentine's Day!

Now, enjoy this quick video and get to crafting!

 

Happy Valentine's Day and enjoy creating this last minute treat!


Little Treat Box for Valentine's Day!

Little-valentine-treat-boxHere's a quick post today with a cute little box for Valentine's Day treat!

The hubs and I are staying with our granddaughter, Lyla, this week while her Mommy and Daddy are out of town. If you missed our little "crafting" time this morning on my Facebook page, be sure and check it out. :)

Here's the video tutorial with some details following.  I bet you have supplies to make this little box today!

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut cardstock to 3 3/4" x 7 1/2".
  • Score the 7 1/2" side at 3/4", 3 1/2", 4 1/4", and 7".
  • Turn and score the other side at 1/2" and 1 1/4".  This will be the box bottom.
  • Cut two pieces of designer paper to 2 1/2" wide to 2 1/4" tall.

Here are the supplies that were used to make this project.

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Little-box-valentine-treatIt's hard to believe that Valentine's Day is tomorrow!  Be sure to check out this quick idea, and I'll have another really easy "last minute" project tomorrow.

Lisa's Specials:

  • *HOST CODE: WXFNUJ22  Use this code when placing an order in my Stampin' Up! Online Store and receive a gift from me in the mail.  Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax. You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order from Stampin' Up! AND I will still send you a gift from me!

  • Become part of a special group in my Sale-A-Bration Celebration in April!
    There will be make and takes, door prizes, video tutorials...Lots of stamping fun!
    See how you can earn your spot HERE!

Make this easy Valentine treat and watch the smiles from those who receive one!

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Another Valentine Treat You Can Make Now!

Easy-valentine-treat-bagToday's project is another easy Valentine treat bag that is a makeover of a Halloween treat.  The size and scores have been altered to allow a good fit for this particular treat but the construction is the same.

Let's take a look at the original video and then read on to find out the paper dimensions and scores.

 

Lisa's Inklings with Project Details:

  • Cut the designer paper to 5 1/2" x 7".
  • Score on one side, which will be the bottom, at 1/2".
  • Score the other side at 2" and 5".
  • Trim the bottom as seen in the video.                                                           

Stampin' Up! supplies used for today's project:

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Lisa's Specials:

  • *HOST CODE: WXFNUJ22  Use this code when placing an order in my Stampin' Up! Online Store and receive a gift from me in the mail.  Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax. You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order from Stampin' Up! AND I will still send you a gift from me!

  • Become part of a special group in my Sale-A-Bration Celebration in April!
    There will be make and takes, door prizes, video tutorials...Lots of stamping fun!
    See how you can earn your spot HERE!

Make this easy Valentine treat and watch the smiles from those who receive one!

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2019 Valentine Treat Holders with Stampin' Up! Hey Love

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Today's projects are two Valentine treat holders for 2019 from a recent Facebook LIVE featuring the Hey Love stamp set.   This collection can be found in the 2019 Occasions Catalog.  I KNEW that this set would be so much fun to use and perfect for coloring with my Stampin' Blends, the Stampin' Up! alcohol markers.

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Here's a look at the recorded LIVE.  Grab your favorite beverage if you have a few minutes to watch!

Details for the "Gator Treat":

  • Cut cardstock to 4 3/4" x 8 1/4". Score 2 1/4", 2 3/4", 5 1/2". and 6" on the long side.
  • Cut another strip of the same color cardstock for the belly band at 1 1/2" x 8 1/4".
  • You'll need approx. 3" x 3" of Whisper White for stamping and fussy cutting.
  • Cut two pieces of designer paper at 2" x 4 1/2".

Stampin' Up! Products used for this project...

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Details for "Ape" Project:

  • Cut designer series paper to 8 1/2" x 8 1/2". 
  • Score one side at 3", 4", 7", 8".
  • Score the other side at 1" and 8".
  • You'll need some scrap Whisper White and Real Red card stock for punching.

Stampin' Up! supplies needed for the "Ape" project...

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Give your Valentine treats for 2019  with some cute treat packaging and delight your loved ones with your creative touch!

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2019 Valentine Treat Bag- You Otter Be My Valentine

  • 2019-valentine-treat-bagToday's project is a cute little treat bag for your 2019 Valentine treats!  That sweet little otter is one of the characters from the adorable new set in the Stampin' Up! Occasion Catalog, Hey Love. 

The sentiments are different but so appropriate to go with the images.  I think these are great for friends, kids, or for fun family Valentine cards.  These are also really fun and easy to color with our Stampin' Blends alcohol markers.

Here's the video with the process for this little bag.  It's the perfect size for one of the individually packed Russell Stover Chocolate hearts that you can find most anywhere that sells Valentine candy.

 

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list for this project. Just click on the photos for more information.  If you do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would love to serve you. Let me know how I can help you!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Try coloring with Stampin' Blends on our Crumb Cake card stock!  Loved using it on this project.
  • Cut designer paper for bagto 5" x 8 1/2".
  • Score with the long side up at 1", 4", 5", and 8".
  • Turn and score with the 5" side up at 1" and 4 1/2".

Thanks so much for stopping by today! You'll really enjoy making these little treat bags so shop now and get these ready for Valentine's Day!


Stampin' Up! 2019 Valentine Projects

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If you viewed my Facebook Live last Thursday evening, you'll know that this was the Valentine card project that was featuring the Meant to Be bundle from the Occasions Catalog.
(Leave a comment below and I'll conduct a random drawing for someone to receive this card!)

While this card is a bit frilly and fun, be sure to check out this card with more of a masculine feel made with the same bundle!

Need an easy Valentine treat?  Here's one made with half of one of our pillow boxes.

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Here are the supplies needed for both projects.

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Lisa's Inklngs:

For the Valentine card:

  • Cut the card base at 4 1/4" x 11".
  • Cut designer paper for background at 4" x 5 1/4" and 3/4" x 4" for inside of card.
  • Use scrap or small pieces of card stock for  punching and die cutting.
  • Crumb Cake card stock for sentiment- 3/4" x 3".
  • Whisper White for inside of card: 5 1/4" x 4".

For treat box:

  • Cut pillow box in half by lining up curved end at 3" mark. 
  • Use scrap or small pieces of card stock for filler, die cuts, and sentiments.

 

Lisa's Specials:

  • *HOST CODE: CVQ6GCJD  Use this code when placing an order in my Stampin' Up! Online Store and receive a gift from me in the mail.  Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax. You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order from Stampin' Up! AND I will still send you a gift from me!

  • Become part of a special group in my Sale-A-Bration Celebration in April!
    There will be make and takes, door prizes, video tutorials...Lots of stamping fun!
    See how you can earn your spot HERE!

Get ready for your Valentine's Day in 2019 with these Stampin' Up! project ideas!  

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Easy Christmas Gingerbread Treats

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Happy Tuesday and welcome to another easy Christmas craft idea with this gingerbread treats!

You know that here in the U.S. you can find these little individually pre-wrapped treats in most any grocery or big box store.  I just added a crafty touch with my Stampin' Up! supplies and arranged on a gingerbread man Christmas plate as a door prize for a recent church event.

Here's the simple how-to:

  1. Cut some festive designer paper the width of your treat (3" for these) x 2" tall.
  2. Fold in half and adhere to front and back of treat packaging.
  3. Stamp the gingerbread man in Early Espresso Ink on Crumb Cake card stock. 
  4. Punch with the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.
  5. Stamp the bow tie on Real Red cardstock in Real Red Ink.
  6. Punch with the same Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.
  7. Glue bow tie to gingerbread man.
  8. Done and ready to go!

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Use this Host Code when placing an order of $50 or more in my Online Store to receive a gift from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use this code as you will earn Stampin' Rewards for free product to add to your order from Stampin' Up!  I will still send your gift!

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Stampin' Up! Christmas 2018- Mini Gift Box

Stampin-up-2018-christmas-mini-gift-box-1It's that time of year when you need some cute packaging ideas for little gifts and this mini gift box is an easy one for this Christmas.  

I needed a little box for some travel size lotions and so this little box was just right!  In fact, the two you'll see in the video have already been given to the recipients.  These were hostess gifts for a recent Christmas party.

Let's look at the easy how-to in the video tutorial below.

You can also view this video tutorial on my YouTube channel with over 700 other paper crafting and cardmaking video tutorials.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer series paper to 6" x 6 1/2".
  • Score on the 6 1/2" side at 1 1/2", 3", 4 1/2", and 6".
  • Turn and score on the 6" side at 1" and 5 1/2".  ( The 1" score is for the box bottom.)

Stampin-up-2018-mini-gift-box-2Here are the Stampin' Up! Supplies used on today's mini gift box project:

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Current Specials and Promotions:

Year-end-closeout Save on a selection of Stampin' Up! retiring and surplus items—while supplies last. Be sure to place your order sooner rather than later, because supplies are limited and the Year-End Closeout ends on January 2.  See the items that are still available HERE.

FREE Gift with Order!

December Host Code: 4JRUS6JD
Use this Host Code when placing an order of $50 or more in my Online Store to receive a gift from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use this code as you will earn Stampin' Rewards for free product to add to your order from Stampin' Up!  I will still send your gift!

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Now it's time for you to use those beautiful crafting supplies in your stash and create some beautiful packaging!  I hope you can use this mini gift box tutorial for a little gift!


Just A Few Days Left to Get These Products!

Stampin-up-card-for-a-friend-1We are nearing the end of November and that means just a few more days to get the beautiful products in the Snowflake Showcase.

The Happiness Surrounds set is a beautiful, all around set that coordinates with the Snowfall Thinlits. I've created this sweet card for a friend with the stamp set and a couple of punches.  Let's take a look at today's cardmaking video tutorial.

This video can also be seen on my YouTube channel HERE.  Are you a subscriber?  If not, sign up and click the bell so that you'll receive notice of all my new videos! 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Coastal Cabana cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".
  • Cut Whisper White to 5 1/4" x 4" and scrap for stamping and punching.
  • Brights Designer Series in Flirty Flamingo for punching.

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Lisa's Special for Black Friday through November 30th!

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Place an order of $35 or more (before shipping and tax) in my Online Store from Black Friday, November 23rd through November 30th, and receive my Online Class for Gift Card Holders that you can customize to meet your needs!
These easy to assemble ideas are perfect to hold those gift cards or cash for the holidays!

PLUS...

Use the current Host Code, FDZMPJGZ, when placing an order in my Online Store to receive an additional gift from me plus the Online Class!
If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use this code as you will earn Stampin' Rewards for free product to add to your order from Stampin' Up!  I will still send your gift!

Stampin-up-card-for-a-friend-2You can see more about the Snowflake Showcase HERE.

Thanks for tuning in for today's card for a friend using the Happiness Surrounds set.  Use this idea today to send one to a friend and shop now so you won't miss out on these beautiful products!