Making Masculine Cards with a Nautical Theme

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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.

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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!


Easy Father's Day Card

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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!

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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?

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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 honest...at 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.

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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.

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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. 

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

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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]


Ink:
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)

Accessories:
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS
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.
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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]
 
Ink:
Stampin' Blends:
 
Paper:
 
Accessories:
Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack [149485] 3" for Ribbon, Approx. 8" of twine.
 
Instructions:
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!
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Two Events Not to Miss...A Sale and A Birthday/Launch!

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In a little over one hour from now, 1:00 PM Central, Stampin' Up! will be discounting SOME of the items on the Last Chance List!

SALE ITEMS from the Chance List can be found HERE.

Here's my list of what I think are the must-haves that will be on SALE!  Remember, do not delay...only good while supplies last through June 3rd.

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Here are the photos of my list above to refresh your memory!

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Don't delay!  Check out the Online Store at 1:00 PM Central!

Now for the second event!  Next Tuesday, June 4th, is the launch of the new Stampin' Up! catalog and it's also my birthday!

 

 

 


Time for Tea Retiring from Stampin' Up!

Time-for-tea-cardStampin' Up! has some really pretty stamp sets that are retiring and Time for Tea is one of them. This is a card that I made using some of the beautiful coordinating Spot of Tea dies which can be purchased with the stamp set as a bundle.  Keep in mind that these products are only available for one more week and only while supplies last!

The Tea Room Suite from Stampin' Up!® is a beautiful collection of products that make for simply elegant cardmaking.  The Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper is a beautiful collection with 24 sheets in one pack!

Here is the video for this card:

 

You can find the Time for tea photopolymer HERE in the Online Store.  Get it while you can!

Here is another project with this bundle that is one of my favorites!

Time-for-tea-pouchIsn't that an adorable tea pouch to give as a gift?  It's easy to make, too!  See the video HERE.

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***Proceeds from Stampin' Up! orders placed in my Online Store through Midnight, Tuesday, May 28th, will be donated to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.
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Mission: To provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  If I can help you with anything, please let me know.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I will be honored to serve you.  You can shop online anytime here in my Online Store.  You may also call or e-mail me.

Thanks for stopping by today to see these sweet projects made with the retiring Time for Tea Bundle. 

Now, click here to go see all of the retiring products that will only be available for a few more days!

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Memorial Day: Projects from the Past

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Memorial Day is a holiday here in the U.S. where we honor and remember those who have lost their lives while serving our country as part of the United States Armed Forces.

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Mission: To provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

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I thought it would be fitting to share some patriotic projects from the past today.  These aren't necessarily projects for Memorial Day but those that bear our nation's colors.

See the full card and video for the project below HERE.

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Here's an idea for a simple USA banner. See the project video tutorial on this post.

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If you've been following me long enough, you'll remember the Define Your Life stamp set used on this card HERE.

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Love this easy and fun patriotic party favors.  The video tutorial can be seen HERE.

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To all those who have lost loved ones in the line of service, my thoughts and prayers are with you this Memorial Day and we are grateful for their sacrifice.


Another Tri-Fold Card Idea

Trifold-fun-fold-cardIt doesn't matter how many of these tri-fold cards that I make, it's new and fresh every time!   This is a fun fold idea for a card using a beautiful panel of your favorite designer paper. Here is another version and a video.

The designer paper panel is held closed with a coordinating ribbon and here's the finished look of the inside.

Trifold-fun-fold-card-ideaTo make it easy for you, here are the project details for cutting and scoring.

Tri-Fold Card

  • Cut designer paper 5-1/4" x 12".  Score ar 4" and 8".
  • Slice off 1/8" on the right edge.  This will be the side that folds in first.
  • Whisper White for Base: 5-1/2" x 4 1/4".
  • For inside of card: Whisper White 3-1/2" x 4 3/4", Lovely Lipstick 3-3/4" x 5".
  • You will also need enough Whisper White and Lovely Lipstick to punch the circles.
  • You'll need another piece of Whisper White to stamp and fussy cut the flower for the front.

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Handmade Card with His Grace [Retiring Stamp Set]

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When seeing the His Grace stamp set in the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, it went on my Wish List and I am so glad to finally have it for some handmade cards.  The John 3:16 verse is one that will be used over and over again on cards for the Caring Cards Ministry in our church.  Be sure to put it in your cart since this beauty did not make the carry over list into the new catalog.

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On this particular card, the designer paper has already sold out as it was on the retiring list but you will be able to use card stock or a designer paper with a small print or pattern to get the same effect.

Here's the video tutorial for today's cardmaking project.

 

Here are the supplies for this project.  Just click the links below for more information.

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Here is a photo of the inside of the card...

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Thanks for stopping by today for this cardmaking project with the retiring His Grace stamp set from Stampin' Up! and now visit the Online Store to shop while this set is still available!

 


Graduation Folder Card for Cash

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It's graduation time and cash is usually a much-appreciated gift for this milestone! 

Today's project is an easy to assemble folder that you can make that for cash or check to present to a graduate. The video was originally recorded to porst on my Facebook page in lieu of my usual Thursday evening LIVE. 

The bundle featured here is the Well Said Cling Bundle from the Occasions Catalog.  Buy now so you can bundle and save!  Purchase these two coordinating products and save 10%.

Here's the video tutorial with the demonstration and the how-to:

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cardstock is cut 6 1/2" x 9".
  • Score at 3" and 6-1/4".
  • Cardstock layer for the outside front is cut 6 -1/4" x 2-3/4" and for the inside it is 6" x 2-1/2".
  • Designer Paper Layer is cut 6" x 2-1/2"
  • You will need approximately 18" of ribbon.

Here are the basic supplies that you would need for this project.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!  If I can help you with anything, please let me know.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I will be honored to serve you.  You can shop online anytime here in my Online Store.  You may also call or e-mail me.

Thanks for tuning in for this graduate gift idea and I'll see you again soon!


Ribbon of Courage Stamp Set Retiring from Stampin' Up!

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The Ribbon of Courage stamp set from Stampin' Up! is retiring. It can be used to make beautiful cards with messages of hope as seen in this sample above.  I am sure that you know someone or have someone in your family that would love receiving a card with this message.  The set is versatile and with the coordinating Support Ribbon dies, you'll be able to create beautiful cards for anyone. 

The support ribbon colors can be found by conducting a search on your computer.  The sentiments in this set are beautiful and can be used to send greetings to any of your loved ones.

Here's a look at the sentiments:

  • With faith all things are possible
  • LIVE every moment, LAUGH every day, LOVE with all your heart
  • Sending Love and hugs to you
  • Courage

Below is the link to this stamp set in wood mount and clear mount as well as the coordinating Support Ribbon dies that are not retiring.

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You can see the video tutorial for the card featured above on this post.

Here's another card idea using the sentiment without the support ribbon.

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You can find the video for this card here.

Don't miss out on this stamp set. You can simply click below to shop.

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After seeing these cards and the possibilities of this set,  I think you'll agree that the Ribbon of Courage stamp set is a good one to have in your collection.


Fun Fold Card for Mother's Day!

Mothers-day-card 5-9-fbMother's Day is Sunday so here's a fun fold card idea that you can make now.  This is the card that I sent to both of our daughters.  

The sentiments from the Strong and Beautiful stamp set fit well for many occasions or a "just because" card.  Here are some other samples.

This set in combination with the beautiful (and, retiring!) All My Love Designer Series Paper makes a perfect "bouquet of handmade love" for someone special.

Here's the video tutorial to help you get started!

Lisa's Inkings:

Base Card stock is cut 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Card stock flap and fold piece is cut 2 3/4" x 8" and scored at 4".
-Designer Paper is cut 5 1/4" x 4" and 2 1/2" x 3 3/4".
Whisper White for inside and outside sentiments may vary depending on die used.
Colored card stock layer behind outside sentiment should be 1/4" -1/2" bigger than the Whisper White.

Need some of the supplies seen in this video?  Just click the links below to shop! 

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Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope you can use this Mother's Day fun fold card idea for someone dear to you!

 


Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown on Facebook with a Fun Fold Card

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There will be a new, pre-recorded video tonight at 6:00 PM Central Time (7:00 PM Eastern,5:00 PM MT, 4:00 PT) on my Ink and Inspirations Facebook business page.

You may CLICK HERE to go there at 6:00 PM Central. 

If you are unable to join in at that time, not to worry! You may watch the recording which will be posted there for you to see.

This evening's project will be a pretty Mother's Day card.

Please join us on Facebook tonight at 6:00 PM Central!


Clean and Simple Card with Retiring Stampin' Up! Colors

Love-what-you-do-card-5-6Today's clean and simple cardmaking project and video features two of the retiring In Colors from Stampin' Up!, Lemon Lime Twist and Fresh Fig.

While these two colors of cardstock have already sold out and are not available for purchase, the ink pads, the Stampin' Write Markers, and some of the designer series papers with these colors are available as of this posting. 

Let's take a look at one of my fast-motion videos for the card assembly.

 

If you're looking for the supplies that are still available, here is the list as of this writing.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you.  Simply click on the links below to shop.  Thank you so much!

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Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed this quick video and card idea with two of the retiring In Colors. Tune in tomorrow for a great tip!

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Tri-Fold Card Idea and Video

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Today's project is a tri-fold card idea that we made on Facebook Live yesterday evening over on Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown.

It's an easy concept and really shows off the beautiful (and, retiring) Share What You Love designer paper and the Strong & Beautiful stamp set from the Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog.

Let's take a look of the Facebook Live recording for the how-to and see this beauty, inside and out!

 

Lisa's Inklings (Project Details):

Tri-Fold Card

  • Cut designer paper 5-1/4" x 12".  Score ar 4" and 8".
  • Slice off 1/8" on the right edge.  This will be the side that folds in first.
  • Whisper White for Base: 5-1/2" x 4 1/4".
  • For inside of card: Whisper White 3-1/2" x 4 3/4", Mint Macaron 3-3/4" x 5".
  • You will also need enough Whisper White and Mint Macaron to punch the circles.
  • You'll need pieces of designer paper to fussy cut the flowers.

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    • Cut Blackberry Bliss base 4-1/4" x 11". Score at 5 -1/2".
    • You'll need another strip of Blackberry Bliss cut 2" x 5-1/4".
    • Cut Rich Razzleberry: 4" x 5-1/4" and 2-1/4" x 5-1/4".  You'll also need a small piece for punching.
    • You'll need a small piece of Whisper White for stamping and punching.

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Now that you've seen the video, it's time to plan you're creations, right?  Here's what you do next!

  1. Visit the Online Store at this link.
  2. Click HERE to see if the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper is still available. If so, add to your cart!
  3. Love the beautiful sentiments used on these cards?  Here you go---> Strong & Beautiful.
  4. Look through the paper and ink sections to be sure you have the colors that you need.
  5. Add Host Code 4TG3422T to your order if your total is less than $150 before shipping and tax.  (If $150 or more before shipping and tax, DO NOT use the code.  I will send your gift AND you will receive Stampin' Rewards for your order.)
  6. Your order will arrive soon and you'll be making some Strong & Beautiful cards!

Thank you for joining me today and hope you will e-mail me a photo of your creations made with this fun fold!