Happy Valentine's Day Video with Awesome Otters

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Happy Valentine's Day!  This sweet little otter Valentine was posted a few weeks ago but I wanted to share the video with the process as a little Valentine gift for you today!

This Valentine was sent off in the mail to two of our granddaughters and with the help of a sentiment from the Celebrating You Cling Stamp Set (English) [158028] and a punched heart from the Heart Punch Pack [151292], I know they will love it!

That sweet and colorful heart print is from the Pattern Party 12" X 12" Host Designer Series Paper [155426] pack.  It is a host reward selection from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. If you have at least $18 in Host Rewards, you get this large pack of paper for FREE.

Let's take a look at the quick video...

Here is the list of the products used on this Stampin' Up! Awesome Otters Valentine Card...

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Tip:

I colored the Whisper White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon [151326] with the dark shade from the Pale Papaya Stampin' Blends Combo Pack [155519].

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Happy Valentine's Day from our family at Ink and Inspirations to yours and thank you for following me and for your support!


Gift Wrapping with 12 x 12 Patterned Paper

Gift-wrapping-with-patterned-paper-2021-christmasWe are getting closer and closer to Christmas Day and I have another video for our Countdown to Christmas series with a video featuring my husband, Jackie, gift wrapping with our 12 x 12 patterned paper.

There were a few little gifts that I thought would be really pretty in some of our Christmas-themed patterned paper from our current 2021 Mini Catalog.

Featured here are the Painted Christmas 12" X 12"  Designer Series Paper [156292] and Sweet Stockings 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156281].

Here's the video so you can see Jackie's process!

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Here is the listing of products used today:
Painted Christmas 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156292]
Sweet Stockings 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156281]

Mini Paper Pumpkin Box [153069]

Paper Trimmer [152392]

Cherry Cobbler & Gold 1/2'' Metallic Ribbon [156312]

Real Red 3/8" (1 Cm) Mini Ruffled Ribbon [156323]

Thanks for tuning in for Jackie's gift wrapping with 12 x 12 patterned paper in our 2021 Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas series and I'll see you tomorrow with one more quick tip.


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- DIY Gift Bag

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-gift-bagHappy Wednesday and welcome to our third project in my Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 with the nice size DIY Christmas gift bag!

Our designer (patterned) paper is really beautiful and perfect for making these bags.  As soon as I finished this one, our granddaughter, Mia, wanted to fill it with little treasures.

I really should make several of these right now!  It never fails that a couple of days before Christmas, I am scurrying around trying to find a bag just this size for a last-minute gift.

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Here's the video tutorial so you can see just how easy it is to assemble.

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Lisa's Inklings:

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Here is the listing of products seen in the video:

Now that you have all the information to create this bag, look through your designer papers and find pairs that you can use make some, too.  I think I'll do the same thing to make a few more because I know that I will need them!

If you've missed the first two countdown projects, here is #1 and here is #2!

I hope you enjoyed the third of my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas and this DIY Gift Bag and I'll see you tomorrow for my YouTube Premiere at 6 PM Central!


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Cocoa Packet for National Cocoa Day

Stampin-christmas-countdown-2021-lisa-brown-cocoa packet1 Let's start this Monday and National Cocoa Day off with the first in my series of Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 with a fun and easy cocoa packet!

With these days leading up to the holiday, I wanted to share some easy and fun projects and packaging ideas that you can assemble in minutes.  Are you ready?

This one is easy to make and fun to assemble using a white envelope!  This is a re-make of a project from WAY back in 2010 and if you want to see the original version, visit my Facebook page to see that video!

For now, here is the current version, so settle in for a few minutes so you can make these, too!

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Cocoa Packet for National Cocoa Day

Lisa's Inklings:

Stampin-up-christmas-countdown-lisa-brown-cocoa-packet2These are so quick, I think I'll make several more and I sure hope that you can use this idea!

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This is also a great pouch to hold a gift card!  Are any of your family and friends needing an idea for you?  I offer gift certificates for Stampin' Up! product purchases through me! Gift certificates in any amount are available. Have them e-mail me or call me, 409-719-2853. 

Stampin-up-christmas-countdown-lisa-brown-cocoa-packetThanks for tuning in for the first of my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas and this fun cocoa packet and I'll see you tomorrow with another idea!


You Better Watch Out, You Better Sign Up!

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He knows that you need to sign up for our mailing list to get all the news and specials first hand! Plus...

  • Get weekly emails from Lisa with exclusive project ideas and first notice of all the good stuff!
  • Get the remaining 4 weeks of the 12 Weeks of Christmas!  If you aren't on the list, you've missed the first 8 but there are still 4 more!
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2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Season Card and Gift Bag

2021-Stampin-up-christmas-season-card-gift-bagYou are going to love these coordinating 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Season Card and Gift Bag!

The card is a fun fold that looks a little more tricky than it actually is and the bag is super simple.  And, the pine cones from the Christmas Season Bundle (English) [156801]are so realistic with the two-step stamping technique on Crumb Cake card stock against the Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper [156292] background.  These elements make for a really special project.

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The video below first premiered on YouTube on October 15, 2021.  I have it posted below along with my "Inklings" section with details on the project.  There is also a link to a PDF with project details below for your files!

Now, on to the video...

2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Season Card and Gift Bag!

Lisa's Inklings for Card:

 

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Lisa’s Inklings for the bag:

FREE PDF from Lisa...

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Thank you for stopping by today!  If you enjoyed this post, be sure to:

Now it's your turn to create this 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Season card and gift bag for the upcoming holiday season!


Four More Hours Until the 12 Weeks of Christmas Series Begins!

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Just 4 more hours until the 12 Weeks of Christmas series begins for those who are on my mailing list!

If you are on my list to receive my weekly emails will get Christmas card ideas, gift ideas, or ideas for packaging, bags, or tags in their Inbox on Wednesday for the next 12 Weeks!  (If you already receive my weekly emails, you WILL be receiving this Christmas series.)

The only way you will receive all 12 ideas is by signing up by 1:00 PM Central Time, today, September 29, 2021.

Sign up here now to receive my weekly emails and the 12 Days of Christmas Series!


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Blank 2000 x 2000 copy 3The 12 Weeks of Christmas begins in 24 hours for those who are on my mailing list!

Those who are on my mailing list will receive weekly emails with Christmas card ideas, gift ideas, or ideas for packaging, bags, or tags!  (If you already receive my weekly emails, you WILL be receiving this Christmas series.)

The only way you will receive all 12 ideas is by signing up before 1:00 PM Central Time, tomorrow, September 29, 2021.

Sign up here to receive my weekly emails and the 12 Days of Christmas Series!


2021 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects -Cute Halloween Treat Cone

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Here is another 2021 Stampin' Up! Halloween Project...a Cute Halloween Treat Cone!

For this project a piece of the 6 x 6 DSP and another sheet to fussy cut your main image.  It's so much fun to have these cute Halloween characters on this designer paper to use as the focal point of the project. Notice that the sentiment is stamped on colored cardstock and fussy cut as well.  Here's a look at the video tutorial.

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Lisa's Inklings:

2021-Stampin-Up-Halloween-Project-treat-coneIt's not too early to get started with these treat holders and wraps.  See my other 2021 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects HERE.

If you want to try this 2021 Stampin' Up! Halloween treat cone with these same items, click on any image below to order and have it shipped directly to your home.
Thank you so much for shopping with me. I am honored for you to choose me as your Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and I will work hard to keep you inspired to use your Stampin’ Up! supplies!

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Surprise your littles with some fun Halloween treat packaging this year!  Try these Stampin' Up! Cute Halloween Treat Cones for
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2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Card and Gift Box

Blank 2000 x 2000 (2)Premiering tonight on YouTube were two projects to help you get ready for the upcoming gift-giving season with a 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas card and Gift Box.

These include a DIY gift box for a birthday or hostess gift and a Christmas card using the precious Delivering Cheer Photopolymer Stamp Set [156368].

Watch the video and then we will look at the details for the projects.

Those pretty towels seen in the video are Pioneer Woman for Wal-Mart.  Do you have a friend or family member that would love this gift?

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Lisa's Inklings for the Gift Bag:

  • Cut dsp to 8-1/2 x 12. 
  • Score the long side at 2, 5-3/4, 7-3/4, and 11-1/2. 
  • Turn and score at 2" from each end. Check for the directionality of the pattern on the paper before you decide what is the top and what is the bottom.

2021-Stampin-Up-Christmas-Card-Delivering-CheerLisa's Inklings for the Christmas card:

It's not too early to start planning your handmade gifts and packaging or creating your Christmas cards! If you want to try these projects with these same items, click on any item in the list below to order and have it shipped directly to your home.  I really appreciate you choosing me as your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Stampin' Up! Supply List:

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Place an online Stampin' Up! order with me by August 31st, and get one entry to win a Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine for each $25 in product purchase. (Tax and Shipping not included.)
No Purchase Necessary to Enter to Win...
 
The winner will be announced on September 3, 2021.
Place your order and create the 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Card and Gift Box featured today!

New Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog Launch

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It's an exciting time now that the new Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog launched this week.  Along with that, there are more "new kids" in town with the start of Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration Round 2!  You can earn FREE products from the choices in the Sale-A-Bration brochure with each $50 in product purchase!

In this week's YouTube Premiere, we take a look at three pretty projects all featuring some of the new goodies from the catalog.

Here's the recording of the video followed by each project and specifics to help you create these yourself! It's not too early to get started on holiday crafting!

 

 

 

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Details:

 

Supply List for Project #1:

 

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Supply List for Project #2-

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Supply List for Project #3:

Basic Tools and Supplies for all Projects:

There is so much holiday goodness that you will be seeing in the coming months! Take a look at all the new in the online store and shop for your favorites! This new Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog Launch is just the beginning!

Blank 2000 x 2000-13Not only will you get to choose a Sale-A-Bration item but you'll get a FREE class from me with an order of $50 or more by August 14th! 

Thanks for tuning in today for my new Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog Launch!

 


Time to Get Ready for Holiday, Fall, and Winter Crafting!

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It's hard to believe it's time to start thinking about holiday/fall/winter crafting

With that in mind, we are offering a Paper Share of the designer papers in the upcoming mini catalog.  
 
Paper Share includes:
84 Sheets of 6” x 12”
48 sheets of 6” x 6” (2 collections come in 6” x 6” sheets)
Cost: $74.50 (includes priority shipping to you)

Jackie and I cut, sort, and package each designer paper collection in a labeled cellophane bag.
 
Designer Series Paper in the Paper Share includes:
Gingerbread and Peppermint
Painted Christmas
Whimsy & Wonder Specialty
Sweet Stockings
Peaceful Place Specialty
Blackberry Beauty
Cute Halloween
Harvest Meadow
Heartwarming Hugs
*Bonus- Receive a Free Surprise Gift from Lisa in your package!


(Currently, the Blackberry Beauty DSP is not available but hopefully, it will be once the catalog goes live. If there is an issue with this being available, I will refund the cost of your share for that paper.)
 
Reserve your share now!  Let's get ready for holiday, fall, and winter crafting!
E-mail me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com with your Name, Mailing Address, Phone, and PayPal email.
 
Timeline:
July 27 - You will be emailed a request for payment through PayPal.
August 2 - Deadline for payment.
August 3 - I will order the paper.  We are still dealing with global shipping issues so it may be a turnaround of 2-3 weeks or longer if there are backorders.
As soon as it’s received here, we will begin to prep for shipping to you.
Late August - Designer Paper shares will be mailed. ***In case of backorders, paper shares will not be mailed until all paper is received.

Notes:
Paper Shares are not eligible for Ink and Inspirations Customer Rewards.
In the case of backorders, shares will not be mailed until all papers are received.
Available for U.S. addresses/residents only. (U.S. Territories also included.)
 
Reserve your spot now- E-mail me for the 2021 August-December Designer Series Paper Share and let's get ready for holiday, fall, and winter crafting!

 


Special Saturday Facebook Live with Lisa 12-19-2020

Here's the recording of my Facebook Live with three fun projects for the holidays!  It's my craft and chat so hope you enjoy when you find some time to watch!

Specials and Promotions:

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Order Stampin' Up! with Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations

Thank you for stopping by today!  Take care! - Lisa

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Small Box for Christmas Gift Giving

Small-christmas-gift-boxToday's project and video tutorial is a small box for Christmas gift giving.  This beautiful Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper [153492] with traditional Christmas colors has been another one of my favorites.  I have two of these ready to go for gifts.  The ribbon slips off so you can tuck the gift inside with a little matching red or green tissue paper!

Ready to watch the video?  Click below!

Lisa's Inklings:

Small-gift-box-christmasHere are the supplies used for this project. 

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Now that you've seen the video and all the details, you can make this Christmas gift box!

Specials and Promotions:

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Click HERE to Shop Online! 
Order Stampin' Up! with Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations

Thank you for stopping by today!  Take care! - Lisa

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Craft Kit By Mail!

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Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique paper crafting projects for crafters of any skill level!

In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As your subscription continues, you will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!

Paper Pumpkin craft kit by mail provides a fun and easy crafting opportunity!

So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

About the  Jolly Gingerbread November Kit

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4" x 4"
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4" x 4-3/8"

Important: Do not delay!  In order to receive this special November kit, you must subscribe by tomorrow, Tuesday, November 10th!

These all inclusive kits are fun for anyone!  It's a fun crafting surprise in the mail each month!

New to crafting? This Jolly Gingerbread offers a fun and simple solution to heartfelt holiday crafting! With this kit, you can explore your creativity and spread the Christmas spirit all at once.

Have some scissors on hand when you receive your kit, and you will be ready to start creating.  Subscribe today to begin receiving your craft kits by mail, Paper Pumpkin!

Enjoy creating and sharing with our craft kit by mail, Paper Pumpkin!