2020 Stampin' Up! Valentine Coupon Card

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 A 2020 Stampin' Up! Valentine Coupon Card is today's project and video tutorial. 

This is an idea that follows the thought that an experience is the best gift!  Tucked inside this card is a handmade coupon for a night out to the movie of my husband's choice.  This would also be a good idea for a Valentine gift for children or grandchildren.

Valentine-coupon-holderThe beautiful Heartfelt Bundle [153775] is from the From My Heart Suite Bundle [153931].

The From My Heart Suite Bundle  [153931] has one set/pack of everything that you need for making Valentine projects this year.  Or, you can choose to shop a la carte from the list below.

Let's first take a look at the how-to for this coupon card in the video below.

Lisa's Inklings:

Valentine-coupon-holderHere are the supplies used on this project. 

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Specials and Promotions:

  • It's Sale-A-Bration!

    Earn a FREE Sale-A-Bration item with each $50 in product purchase!

    Spend $100 and choose a FREE Level 2 Sale-A-Bration item or (2) Level 1 Items!

    If your single order totals $300 or you have a workshop with $300 in orders, you will get the exclusive Ladybug Stamp Set FREE!

  • When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, ST2KKBRY, place an order of $50 or more to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!
  • Become A Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!

    During Sale-A-Bration, join for $99 and fill your kit with $125 of current product of your choice!

    Also, you will be able to choose an additional stamp set of any price, receive a darling mini guillotine cutter, and a get a 6" x 6" sampler of some of the new papers from the new mini catalog!  Stampin' Up! will also include some business supplies (catalogs, order forms, etc.) to help you get started!  Call or text me (409-719-2853) so we can discuss it!  I would love to have you on the Ink and Inspirations Stars team!

I hope you enjoyed today's Valentine Coupon Card so shop now so you can create your own!

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Witty-Cisms Looking Sharp Card

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The new Witty-Cisms Cling Stamp Set [151686] has some pretty clever sentiments that will make your cardmaking and card "sharing" super fun!

The 2" Circle Punch [133782] and the Starburst Punch [143717] framed this sharp-looking main image just right!

Here's the video tutorial with the assembly!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is 4-1/4" x 11" score at 5-1/2"
  • Old Olive CS layer is cut 4" x 5-1/4".
  • Designer paper is cut 3-3/4" x 2".

Here are the supplies used to make today's card making project.

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, ST2KKBRY, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

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Earn a FREE Sale-A-Bration item with each $50 in product purchase!

Spend $100 and choose a FREE Level 2 Sale-A-Bration item or (2) Level 1 Items!

If your single order totals $300 and get the exclusive Ladybug Stamp Set FREE!

Find out how you can be part of my Sale-A-Bration Celebration Online Event in April!

See the Sale-A-Bration Brochure HERE!

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Become A Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!

During Sale-A-Bration, join for $99 and fill your kit with $125 of current product of your choice!

Also, you will be able to choose an additional stamp set of any price, receive a darling mini guillotine cutter, and a get a 6" x 6" sampler of some of the new papers from the new mini catalog!  Stampin' Up! will also include some business supplies (catalogs, order forms, etc.) to help you get started!  Call or text me (409-719-2853) so we can discuss it!  I would love to have you on the Ink and Inspirations Stars team!

Thank you for tuning in for today's "witty" cardmaking project and I'll see you again soon!

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Botanical Prints Bookmark

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Here's the how-to for a Botanical Prints Bookmark from Lisa Brown, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Today's project is an easy little gift idea using the new Botanical Prints Product Medley from Stampin' Up!

Do you have friends and family that still enjoy hard copies of books?  We do, and this idea would be a great little gift for them!

The Botanical Prints product medley from Stampin' Up!vis a grouping of products that coordinate and is sold as a bundle for one price. 

Here's a quick video tutorial to guide you through the process!  Let me know if you have questions!

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Blackberry Bliss CS - 2" x 5-1/2".
  • Designer paper is cut 1-3/4" x 4-1/2".
  • If you do not have die cut labels, cut a piece of Whisper White to 5/8" x 2-1/2".
  • If you use all of those beautiful pre-made die cuts, just stamp, color, and die cut more to use for your crafting!

Here are the supplies used to create this project.

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You can e-mail me, message me, or text/call me  (409-719-2853) if you need help with your order or would like for me to place your order.

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, ST2KKBRY, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift! 

Remember, during Sale-A-Bration, you get to choose a free item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure with each $50 in product.

Botanical-prints-bookmark2Make some beautiful Botanical Prints Bookmarks to give to friends and family and share your talent with your handmade creations!  See you again soon!

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2020 Valentine Card and Treat

Hearfelt-handmade-valentine2Let's get started with two  2020 Valentine projects created with beautiful new goods from the new Stampin' Up! January-June Mini Catalog.  And, to make this even sweeter... it's also Sale-A-Bration time! 

What is Sale-A-Bration? It's the biggest Stampin' Up! promotion of the year! With every $50 in product purchase, you can choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure!

As a special thank you for shopping with me with a qualifying total during Sale-A-Bration, you can take part in my special Sale-A-Bration Celebration on line.  You will definitely want to read all about that HERE!

This week's Facebook Live featured an introduction to the new catalog and this great promotion as well as two projects made with our beautiful new Valentine products, the Heartfelt Bundle!

I did edit quite a bit of chatter out of the video but I hope you'll grab a cup of coffee or glass of tea and enjoy!  I'll have some of the projects details posted below.  Now, on with the show!

 

Tip: Get the From My Heart Suite #153931 which includes one each of the following at one price...$88.25! 

The From My Heart Suite Bundle includes
* Heartfelt Photopolymer Stamp Set (10% off)
* Heart Punch Pack (10% off)
* From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper
* Real Red 3/8" (1 cm) Double-Stitched Satin Ribbon
* From My Heart Faceted Gems
* Heart Doilies
* Heart Foil Tins

Here are the specific project details for the card in the video.

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Whisper White Base- 4- 1/4" x 11" and scrap for punched heart.
  • Real Red Card Stock- 3 -3/4" x 5-1/4" and scrap for punch.
  • Watercolor Paper- 3-1/2" x 5".
  • From My Heart Specialty DSP- Strips: 1-1/2" x 3-1/2", 1/2" x 3-1/2", 3/8" x 3-1/2".

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Lisa's Inklings for Box:

  • Cut Flirty Flamingo to 3-1/4" x 4-1/2".  You will need two pieces. Score at 3/4" from each side, top and bottom.  Cut as seen in video.
  • You will also need a piece of Flirty Flamingo for the punched heart.
  • Cut Designer Series Paper to 1-1/2" x 2-3/4".
  • You will need to punch a heart from a scrap piece of Flirty Flamingo.
  • You will need a scrap piece of Whisper White for sentiment.

202-Valentine-treat-box2I hope you will consider these beautiful new products for your Valentine/special friend crafting projects. 

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, ST2KKBRY, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Thanks for tuning in for the first Valentine projects of 2020 from Ink and Inspirations and I will see you again soon!


Easy Christmas Craft for Kids

Candy-cane-craft-for-kidsKnowing you are as busy or busier as we are in the days leading up to Christmas, here's a fun and easy craft idea that you can do with your little ones that will take a few minutes and yet bring lots of joy!

Most kids love candy canes!  Here's a candy cane reindeer made with some Stampin' Up! products.  Watch the video then get started!

 

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for this project...

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You will also need some card stock to punch the antlers.  Choose a green as shown here or use a neutral color.  Make it fun!

Time to get back to Christmas preparations!  Our daughter and I are going to the grocery store and I am sure there will be lots of hustle and bustle!  I have another project idea to share so be sure to visit daily so you won't miss it!  And, if you're not subscribed to my YouTube channnel, be sure to do that now!

Enjoy the journey!...Lisa


Stampin' Up! Gift Card Holder from a Bag!

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Finding a few minutes to share another Christmas project idea that may just come in handy in this last few days before Christmas...a gift card holder made from one of our Stampin' Up! treat bags!

Let's take a look at the video tutorial. It's a fun idea and really easy to make...

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for this project!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Cherry Cobbler CS 3-1/2" x 4".  May need to adjust the 3-1/2" measurement depending on how much you trim your bag.
  • Whisper White strip is cut 1/2" x 3-1/2".
  • Designer paper is cut 3" x 4-3/4".

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If you enjoyed this post, please read on and be sure to...

Thanks for tuning in today and be sure to keep checking in for more paper crafting project ideas to make your holiday the merriest Christmas ever!


Christmas Crackers?

For today's post, we have a video tutorial on how to make Christmas Crackers...not the edible kind!

Christmas-cracker-snowmanThese are fun little projects that you can put together to hold treats or small gifts.  In the video, you will see the how-to for this larger size pictured above and a smaller size, as well, so be sure to watch through the end.

You probably have the supplies on hand to make these in time for this Christmas.  Below are the details for each size of Christmas cracker.

Larger size:

  • Cut DSP to 8-3/4" x 9".
  • Score with the shorter side at the top every 1-3/4": 1-3/4", 3-1/2", 5-1/4", and 7".

Smaller size:

  • Cut DSP to 4-1/2" x 6".
  • Score with the 6" side at the tip at 1" and 5".
  • Turn and score with the 4-1/2" side at the top at every 1": 1", 2", 3", and 4".

Here are the supplies used for the projects.  Papers and inks are specifically for the larger project.  At the bottom of the list is the 1/2" circle punch for the smaller "cracker".

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Christmas-cracker-santaYou can make these ahead of time and store them "flat" until you are ready to insert the gifts are treats. 

Christmas-cracker-storage We are just about a week away from Christmas but I still have a few ideas up my sleeve to share with you.  Be sure to check back!  I hope to be posting some fun between last minute baking, wrapping, and lots of merriment!   But for now, you need to try your hand at these Christmas crackers!


Christmas Gift Box for Essential Oils

Perfectly Plaid Essential Oil BoxToday's project is a Christmas Gift Box for Essential Oils is coming to you very late!  I am with my daughter's family in Fort Worth and having some fun times with the grands! 

This is a remake of a fall themed box that you can see here. This design is easy and fun to make for small gifts or treats.  The Perfectly Plaid Bundle and Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper make this version festive!

Here's the video tutorial for your viewing pleasure!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cherry Cobbler  card stock is cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". 
  • Score at 2", 4", 6", and 8" on the 8-1/2" side. 
  • Turn and score at 2" for the box bottom.
  • Wrapped in Plaid DSP: Cut 4 pieces - 3-1/4" x 1-1/4" and a contrasting strip at 1/2" x 4".
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Whisper White for stamping and punching.

Here are the supplies for today's project, and if you are seeing this before 11:59 pm MT on December 11th, you can still get FREE Shipping on orders of $50 or more!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, WWYXP99T, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

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Be sure you are keeping up with the latest from Ink and Inspirations!

Thanks for taking the time to stop by the this Christmas gift box idea! 


Stampin' Up! Christmas Host Gift Idea

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In this post, we have another host gift idea for Christmas using the Let It Ride stamp set from Stampin' Up!  

This is a fun way to turn a seasonal towel for kitchen or bath into a gift for a host, neighbor, or friend.  Here's a video tutorial with the process.  Enjoy!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 3-3/4" x 5-3/4" for back panel and 4-.14" x 5-1/2" to die cut.
  • Wrapped In Plaid DSP is cut 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".
  • Shimmery White Card Stock is cut 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" for stamping and die cutting.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used in this project:

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These little trucks are so trendy this season and this stamp set is versatile and fun!  Be sure to grab it tomorrow and take advantage of FREE Shipping from Stampin' Up! (December 11th) on orders of $50 or more before tax.

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, WWYXP99T, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!


A Favorite from Christmas Past

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Let's visit a project from Christmas Past that's  is one of my favorites. This triangle Santa box is not only adorable but easy to make!  It can be used as an ornament but also holds treats!

Some of the products used for this cute project are retired but I bet you can come up with alternatives.  Here are some ideas...

You can make this fun Santa Triangle Box is lots of different ways so I hope you will try making some!

Now, be sure you are keeping up with the latest from Ink and Inspirations!

Thanks for checking in for the refresh on the Santa Triangle Box...have a great weekend!


Christmas Craft for Santa's Cookies

Cookies-for santaHere's an idea to involve your "littles" in preparation for Santa's visit! 

How about leaving Santa's cookies in a personalized bag? The little ones can color the Santa from the Holly Jolly Christmas Bundle and you can do the rest! I think it's a fun alternative for cookies on a plate!

Let's take a look at the how-to video!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • You will need two pieces of Poppy Parade CS cut at 6" x 6".
  • Score at 1-1/2" on three side of three sides of each piece.
  • The designer paper is cut just for the front at 2-3/4" x 4-1/4".
  • You will need a piece of Shimmery White CS cut at 4" x 5" to stamp Santa.
  • Cut the "Santa" letters from scrap Sparkle Glimmer paper.

Here are the supplies for the Santa Cookie Box:

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Have the little ones color the Santa before adhering to the box.  Use Watercolor Pencils or crayons for the coloring.  Maybe this will start a tradition with your children and grandchildren.  Let me know if you try this...I will be waiting to hear from you!

 


O Holy Night Christmas Card

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Today's project is a sweet Christmas card featuring the So Many Stars bundle.  The sentiment and the font are so pretty!

The designer paper is no longer available but you could create your own background with stamps and Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder.  Let's take a look at the quick video.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Night of Navy 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". 
  • Cut another Night of Navy piece instead of designer paper at 4" x 5-1/4".  You can stamp, emboss, or texture this piece.
  • You will need another piece of Night of Navy cut at 4" x 4" to die cut for the sentiment.
  • Die cut a star from a piece of Sparkle Glimmer paper approx. 4" x 4".

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies for this card:

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O-holy-night-christmas-cardLove the sentiments and stamps that contain lyrics from songs and carols.  This one is especially beautiful!  Be sure to visit the online store to see this beautiful bundle.


Make A Box for A Christmas Candle

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You can really dress up a simple gift with your paper crafting and rubber stamping supplies and this Christmas candle box is no exception! This time of year, it's so easy to find some seasonal candles that are good for gift giving. 

Let's take a look at the video so that you can create a cute box like this, too!  And, if candles aren't your style, you can fit wrapped candies or any small gift into this size box.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • For the box, Shaded Spruce card stock should be 8" x 10-1/2".
  • Score on the long side at 2", 5", 7" and 10".
  • Score on the short side at 1/2", 2-1/2", 5-1/2", and 7-1/2".
  • You will also need a scrap of Shaded Spruce for punching.
  • Cherry Cobbler- 3" x 3" for punching.
  • Whisper White- 3" x 3" for punching.
  • Sparkle Glimmer paper- scrap for punching.
  • Designer paper- 2-3/4" x 2-3/4", 3 pieces cut 2-3/4" x 1-3/4" and 1 piece cut 3/4" x 3".

Diy-gift-box-christmasHere are the Stampin' Up! Supplies used to create this project. Just click the links to shop! I appreciate your support and your business!

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Get ready for the holiday season with gift packaging such as this Christmas candle box.  Then, be sure to visit my YouTube channel for more 3D packaging ideas!


Handmade Gift Box and Ornament with So Many Stars

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It's the season for beautiful gift packaging and festive decór and today's projects feature a gift box and handmade ornament with the Stampin' Up! So Many Stars Bundle.

The dies in this bundle are so beautiful and the coordinating stamp set is perfect for the holiday season.  Enjoy the video then get ready to create these projects during this first week of December.

Here are the supplies used for the box.  The links below will take you directly to the online store.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you.

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Here are the details for the box project:

  • Using a 12 x 12 sheet of the designer paper, score on one side at 3" and 9".
  • Turn and score on the other side at 1" , 3-1/2", 6-1/2", and 9".
  • Cut and trim as shown in the video.
  • You will need a piece of the glimmer paper approximately 3" x 4-1/2".
  • Use a scrap of Whisper White or approximately a 3" x 3" piece to stamp and punch the sentiment.

 

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Here are the supplies used for the ornament.

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Details for the ornament project:

  • Sparkle Glimmer- 3" x 3"
  • Gold Glimmer- 3" x 4"
  • Night Before Christmas DSP- 6" x 6"
  • Vellum - 2" x 2"

Here's hoping that you will find time to create these projects during the early days of this month! Shop now to get your supplies to make the handmade box and ornament with the So Many Stars Bundle from Stampin' Up!


Easy DIY Christmas Gift Tag Idea

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It's about that time to think about Christmas gift packaging and we all need gift tags, right?

Here's an idea using the To Every Season bundle and other supplies currently available from Stampin' Up!  This bundle comes with a versatile a stamp set and four mini coordinating punches.  And, we love punches!

Here's the video tutorial so you can see just how easy this is.  Let's get started!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Whisper White to 1-1/2" x 3".  (I trimmed the original cut in the video.)
  • Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper is cut 2" x 4".
  • Shaded Spruce is cut 2" x 4".
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Silver Glimmer Paper to punch the snowflake.

Here are the supplies used in this project.  The links take you directly to the Stampin' Up! Online Store.  Thank you for your consideration to shop with me!

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November-host-codeWhen you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, MW3XJNSV, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

To-every-season-tagHave you ever made your Christmas gift tags?  I hope today's project has inspired you to give it a try! Thanks for stopping by now it's time for me to make those pies for tomorrow... talk to you again soon!