Customer Spotlight: Norresa Allen

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Welcome to our Customer Spotlight with Norresa Allen!  Norresa is a long-time customer and a dear friend who is more like family!

Our Customer Spotlight highlights one of my Stampin' Up! customers that share some information about themselves by answering a short survey.  Here's Norresa!

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  1. How long have you been paper crafting?

Off and on since 2006

  1. What is your favorite stamp set?

Right now, my favorite is the Color & Contour Stamps and Dies

  1. What is your favorite color or color combination?

I love different shades of pinks and purples

  1. What is your favorite type of paper crafting project or technique?

Greeting cards

  1. What is your best tip for your fellow paper crafters?

When creating a card, make one or two duplicates for future use!

 

Here are some beautiful cards that Norresa created recently.

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Norresa has been a member of my local stamp club in Texas.  In addition to being an avid cardmaker, Norresa loves to travel, is a fabulous cook, and a great seamstress.

Thank you, Norresa! 

If you'd like to be featured in a future Customer Spotlight post, e-mail me!


YouTube Premiere- Two Cards with the Hello Ladybug Bundle

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Join Lisa this evening for a YouTube Premiere with two projects created with the adorable Hello Ladybug Bundle from the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog.  You will see see two cardmaking ideas and one is a fun fold pocket card!

Visit the link below to set a reminder to see the video when it premieres. Sign in to your Google account so we can chat!

Go there now to set a reminder!

Thursday, April 14, 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT

See you this evening on YouTube!


Share A Message of Hope with this Cardmaking Kit

 

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Part of our mission at Stampin’ Up! is to make a positive difference in people’s lives. We all have the desire and intention to share positivity and hope, but we sometimes need motivation or a reason to get started. Wait no more! We’ve been inspired by the National Month of Hope, first observed in 1991 to help spread hope around the world. Spring is all about celebrating the power of hope. With the little buds starting to bloom and green sprouts peeking through the grass, there is no better time to find ways to reach out to those who need a ray of sunshine in their lives. Help us make a difference and spread hope with this two-month offer! 

 
Starting 12 April through 14 June 2022, the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Hope Box, inspired by Shelli Gardner, will be available to everyone for a special limited-time discount. This kit is available to everyone! You do not have to be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber. And, the price is awesome!

Here are the cards that you can create with the kit...

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The refill kit is also available for $5!  The stamp set and ribbon are NOT included in the refill kit.

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DETAILS

  • Offer available while supplies last between 12 April and 14 June 2022.
  • Available to all! Special exception: a subscription is not required.
  • 50% discount on single kits. Regularly $19.00. Discounted price $9.50!
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  • 50% discount on refills. Regularly $10.00. Discounted price $5.00  (Note: Ribbon and stamp set are not included in refill.)
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  • Clear blocks are not included in the kits or refills.

Order some kits and gather with friends to create and send these cards to others with a message of hope.  Or, order some kits at this discounted price to share with others as gifts or to spread the joy of paper crafting!

These Hope kits and refills are only available while supplies last!  Order yours today and share hope with others!


Daffodil Daydream Birthday Card

Daffodil Daydream BirthdaySay Happy Birthday with this springtime card featuring the Stampin' Up! Daffodil Daydream Bundle.  The white card base really makes those daffodils stand out and give the card a fresh clean look.

Here are the details for this birthday card...

Instructions:
 

Here are the supplies used to make this card.  Just click the links below to see these in the online store.

This Daffodil Daydream Bundle [157795] has been very popular!  Here's another get well card made with this floral bundle.

Thank you for your support! Every order placed through my online store helps support my business and I am grateful to serve as your demonstrator.
Now that you've read this post, visit the online store to get your supplies to make this pretty birthday card with the Daffodil Daydream Bundle [157795].

 


2022 Stampin' Up! Easter Friends Mini Rectangular Basket

2022-easter-friends-mini-rectangular-box-basketEaster 2022 is just around the corner so here's a Stampin' Up! Easter Friends mini rectangular basket for you to make!

The little critters in this Easter Friends stamp set are super adorable yet very life-like.  Here's a card that was made with the cute bunny from the set.  And, here's a close-up look at this little chick.

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How about we take a look at the video for today's project with this cute rectangular basket.  Then read on for some details so that you can make these yourself!

Lisa's Inklings:

If you want to try mini rectangular Easter Basket with these same items, click on any product link 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!

Shop Online with Lisa Brown, Stampin' Up!Use the current host code above and receive a FREE gift for your order of $50 or more as a thank you from me. 

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Now that you have read this post and watched the video for this 2022 Easter Friends Mini Rectangular Basket, share it with your crafty friends on social media.


DIY Home Decór with Paper Crafting

Honeybee-Home-tag-card-1This may look like a really pretty springtime card made with paper crafting supplies but how about using part of it as an element of a DIY home decór project?

In last week's YouTube Premiere, this was one of our projects featured as a card and then as an element on the popular tiered trays that are so trendy right now.

In the YouTube video, you will see the how-to for this card and then how it's used on a tiered tray with some other elements created with Stampin' Up! supplies.  Let's take a look!

Details for the Honeybee Home Card:

Honeybee-Home-card-tagNow, if you watched the video above through the end, you saw how the tag element from the card above was used.  These tiered trays are so much fun to style and can be changed out for any and every occasion.

Honeybee-Home-Tiered-TrayIt was so much fun putting this piece together.  Keep an eye out for elements that you can use for whatever them you wish.  Notice the banner created with the Playful Alphabet Dies that are on the Last Chance List and will not be available much longer.  These alpha dies are just the right size for projects like this one and for card fronts.  These are a steal for the discounted price of $27.20!

If you want to try creating DIY home decór with these same items, click on any image below to order and have it shipped directly to your home.

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Now that you've read this post, plan your tiered tray display and DIY home decor and shop for the paper crafting supplies that you will need.


2022 Easter Treat Mini Basket with Stampin' Up! Easter Friends

2022-mini-easter-basket-easter-friends-stampin-uoWith Easter 2022 just around the corner, here's a mini treat basket made with Stampin' Up! Easter Friends stamp set.  This is a sweet little basket that is sized just right for a few little sweets, a little bracelet or bouncy ball, earrings...anything that you can gift in a small box.

The cuts and scores are super easy on this.  You will need a little hole punch to insert twine or thin ribbon to hold it all together.  The sentiment here says "happy spring" but you could choose any that you have to suit the occasion.

Here's the section of one of my Premiere videos with the assembly and instructions.  Here's where you can find the details for the fun fold card using this stamp set!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut mango 6-1/2 x 6-1/2 and score at 2" on all four sides; scrap for the sentiment.
  • FF dsp: (4) 2-1/4 x 1-3/4; 3 x 12 to slice into thin strips for the basket filler.
  • BW: 2 x 4 to stamp and die-cut image; scrap for sentiment.

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Don't you think this is a super cute and easy mini basket?


If you’d like to create the exact same basket design as me, this is everything that was used.

I would be thrilled if you shopped with me if you are a crafter from the U.S. You can do so by clicking on any image below and it will ship directly to your home. Thank you!

Stampin' Up! Supply List:

Now that you've read this post, visit the online store to shop for the supplies to create some of these yourself!  Have fun making this 2022 version of the mini Easter treat basket with Stampin' Up! Easter Friends!

 


YouTube Premiere- Using the Honeybee Bundle for Cards & Home Decór

 

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Join Lisa this evening for a YouTube Premiere with two projects created with bee-utiful nature stamps with the Honeybee Home Bundle from the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog.  Lisa will show you how she incorporates paper crafting projects into home decór.

Visit the link below to set a reminder to see the video when it premieres. Sign in to your Google account so we can chat!

Go there now to set a reminder!

Thursday, March 31, 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT

See you this evening on YouTube!

P.S.  Mystery Host Event ends tonight!

To Order Click Here!


Makeover Magic #3 - Black and White or With Color?

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It's time for Makeover Magic #3 with a simply stamped card with a background colored with Watercolor Pencils [141709].  It's quick and easy coloring and gets a smooth and blended look with Blender Pens [102845]

The original card is below with a black and white background.  Which do you prefer?

Makeover-3It was very easy to re-make a card much like this one.  Used on the makeover was print from the Abstract Beauty 4" X 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper [158039].

You can visit the original post here for the measurements so you can make this card, too.

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If you want to try this card with these same items, click on any link below to order and have it shipped directly to your home. I would be 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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Hello-Beautiful-coloring-background-jpgThis card design is a good one for using a simple sentiment with some of our beautiful Stampin' Up! designer paper. Try it with one of your favorite sentiment sets that you have on hand or order and use this one from the Hello Beautiful Bundle (English) [158047]  

Now that you've read all of this post with simply stamped cards with a black and white background and a background with color, leave a comment below with your favorite!


Angle Cut Fun Fold Pocket Card

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Today's project is an angle cut fun fold pocket card for a birthday.  This design is a fun way to show off patterned paper.  Since the paper in this card is no longer available, you can substitute the Expressions In Ink 12" X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper [155464] that is on the Last Chance List.

In the picture below, you can see the angle cut and the pocket that holds the layered piece for the sentiment.  You can see the how-to in the video on this post. (Begin at 12:16)

 

Angle-cut-pocket-card-insideHere are some details and measurements for this card.

Lisa's Inklings:

You can add any of the supplies used on this project into your own craft space by clicking on any of these listed below.

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The Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set (English) [155052] is a good occasion stamp set to have in your collection.  You can make several combinations for some of your most needed cards.

 

Biggest-wish-stamp-setNow that you've read this post, make an angle cut fun fold pocket card and share it in our Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group on Facebook.


Last Day for FREE Online Workshop Kits!

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Today is the last day to participate in the first Coffee & Cards Online Mini Workshop from Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations. See the recording of the workshop on this post.

In the workshop video, you'll see three cards made with the Artfully Layered Bundle but the designs can be used with any stamp set.  Here are the details:

 ● The mini-workshop ends this evening at 11:00 PM Central, March 28, 2022.

● Place a minimum order of $50 or more (before shipping and tax) by the end of the day and receive the three card kits that were demonstrated during the workshop video. You must use Host Code DJMRTJFY.

Order with Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.

***PLUS... The first 10 customers to place an order of $50 or more (before shipping and tax) will also receive the Sea Glass embellishments. After the first 10 qualifying $50 orders have been placed, a different embellishment pack will be sent to those placing a qualifying order of $50.

● There will be two drawings for prizes from those who place an order by March 28th. The prizes are two Calming Camelia Host Stamp Sets.

● Orders for the supplies will be placed once the workshop closes on the 28th. The kits and embellishments for those who qualify will be mailed by April 4, 2022.

● This offer is only good through Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.
To Shop---> Shop with Lisa Solis Brown, Ink and Inspirations

Here are the three cards featured in the workshop video...

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You can use the stamp set of your choosing to create these cards.  Check out the Last Chance List with some items with savings of up to 50% and with your minimum order of $50 or more before shipping and tax, you can get the three card kits plus an embellishment for participating in the Coffee & Cards #1 Mini Workshop.


Just A Few More Days- Coffee & Cards Online Mini Workshop #1

Coffee & Cards(1)There are just a few more days to participate in the first Coffee & Cards Online Mini Workshop from Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.

In the workshop video, you'll see three cards made with the Artfully Layered Bundle but the designs can be used with any stamp set.  Here are the details:

 ● The mini-workshop will be open from March 22 through March 28, 2022.

● Place a minimum order of $50 or more (before shipping and tax) by March 28 and receive the three card kits that were demonstrated during the workshop video. The offer is good until March 28th or before the kits are sold out.

Order with Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.

***PLUS... The first 10 customers to place an order of $50 or more (before shipping and tax) will also receive the Sea Glass embellishments. After the first 10 qualifying $50 orders have been placed, a different embellishment pack will be sent to those placing a qualifying order of $50.

● There will be two drawings for prizes from those who place an order by March 28th. The prizes are two Calming Camelia Host Stamp Sets.

● Orders for the supplies will be placed once the workshop closes on the 28th. The kits and embellishments for those who qualify will be mailed by April 4, 2022.

● This offer is only good through Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.
To Shop---> Shop with Lisa Solis Brown, Ink and Inspirations

Here are the three cards featured in the workshop video...

Are you completely out of a color of card stock?  See how to fix that problem!

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Discover how to use your stamps to create backgrounds.

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See how you can easily mix coordinating prints on a card.

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Now, here is the recording for Coffee & Cards #1.

 

Place your order now to receive the kits for the Coffee & Cards Online Mini Workshop #1!


Thank You Card with Stampin' Up! Hello Beautiful

Thank-you-card-hello-beautiful-1Here's a fun thank you card created with the Stampin' Up! Hello Beautiful Bundle (English) [158047].   The abstract stamps and shapes can really make some pretty and unique cards.  You can see another card, a fun fold, that was made with the Hello Beautiful Bundle HERE.

Another element that really contributes to this card is the coordinating paper, DSP.  It has a variety of abstract and fun prints with splashes of gold.  Making intentional die cuts with that hexagon die can really show off that metallic shine.

Hello-beautiful-thank-you-carddHere are some measurements and details so that you can re-create this card.

Thank-you-card-hello-beautiful-1If you’d like to create the exact same design like me, this is everything I used. I would be thrilled if you shopped with me if you are a crafter from the U.S. You can do so by clicking on any product name below and it will ship directly to your home. Thank you!

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Coffee & Cards Online Workshop This Morning!

Coffee & CardsJoin me on YouTube this morning, Tuesday, March 22nd, for a mini online workshop!
We will be making three (3) beautiful card projects with the Artfully Layered Bundle.
If you cannot join for the Premiere, the recording will remain for you to watch at your leisure! I am so excited to share this beautiful Artfully Layered Bundle with you!

Here are the details:
● The mini-workshop will be "open" from March 22 through March 28.
● Place a minimum order of $50 (before shipping and tax) by March 28 and receive the three card kits that will be demonstrated during the workshop video. The offer is good until March 28th, or before, if the kits are sell out.
YOU MUST USE HOST CODE DJMRTJFY on your order.
PLUS...
The first 10 customers to place an order of $50 or more (before shipping and tax) will also receive the Faux Sea Glass embellishments. After the first 10 qualifying $50 orders have been placed, a different embellishment pack will be sent to those placing a qualifying order of $50.

Shop HERE with Lisa.

● There will be two drawings for prizes from those who place an order by March 28th.

● Orders for the supplies will be placed once the workshop closes on the 28th. The kits and embellishments for those who qualify will be mailed by April 4, 2022.

● This offer is only good through Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations.

Hope to see you on YouTube for our Coffee & Cards Virtual Mini-Workshop featuring the Artfully Layered Bundle.