August 28, 2013

Hello Lovely Card

Hello Lovely Card
The Polka Dot Embossing Folder coordinates perfectly with the polka dot pattern from the Modern Medley Designer Series Paper to make this simple but elegant card that works so well for many occasions.

Stampin' Supplies
Paper: Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650), Modern Medley Designer Series Paper (126926)
Ink: Jet Black StazOn (101406)
Stamp Set: Hello, Lovely (w - 130240, c - 130243)
Tools: Decorative Label Punch (120907), Big Shot (113439), Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder (117335), Finishing Touches Edgelits (127010), Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (132172)
Accessories: Medium Envelope (107300)

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August 25, 2013

Making Paper Tents Party Favors Video Tutorial

Did you notice the adorable paper party favor tents on page 50 of the Annual Catalog?  Did you wonder how to make them?  Well watch along as Stampin' Up!'s Donna Griffith demonstrates how to make them.  She'll show you were on the internet to get the pattern and then takes you step-by-step as she demonstrates how to create the tent.

Stampin' Up! Supplies
Woodgrain Background Stamp (128763), ABC-123 Outline Alphabet & Numbers (130568)
Old Olive (100702), Whisper White (100730), Tangerine Tango (111349) card stocks
Old Olive (126953) and Midnight Muse (126860) Classic Stampin' Pads
Sticky Strip Adhesive (104294)
Paper-Piercing Tool (126189)

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August 21, 2013

You're My Cup of Tea

One of my new favorite Designer Series Papers is the Venetian Romance with it's European-inspired colors and textures.  It nicely coordinates with the Crisp Cantaloupe and Soft Suede card stocks, Victoria Crochet Trim ribbon and the Tea Party stamp set to make this card.  To give a finished look to your cards, use the Envelope Liners Framelits Dies to create a coordinating envelope liner.
Stampin' Supplies
Paper: Crisp Cantaloupe (131298) , Soft Suede (115318), Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper (130144)
Stamps: Tea Party (clear - 129138, wood - 129135)
Ink: Tangerine Tango (126952), Soft Suede (126978)
Tools: Big Shot (113439), Ovals Collections Framelits (129381), Stripes Embossing Folder (123128), Envelopes Liners Framelits Dies (132172)
Accessories: Medium Envelopes (107300), 5/8" Crochet Trim ribbon (118481), Pearl Basic Jewels (119247)

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CLICK HERE for video tutorial to create envelope liners for your handcrafted cards.

August 18, 2013

Textured Impression Embossing Folders Technique Video

Big Shot die cutting toolWatch along with Stampin' Up!'s Brandi Barnard as she demonstrates lots of ways to use textured impression folders to step up your projects.  Textured impressions folders (pages 190-191 of Annual Catalog) are used along with the Big Shot.

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August 14, 2013

Quick and Easy Way to Create Envelope Liners

I love the new Stampin' Up! Envelope Liners Framelits Dies that make it so easy to create envelope liners to coordinate with your handcrafted cards.  Here's a happy day card and matching envelope liner I created using the bright and colorful Quatrefancy Specialty Designer Series Paper.  Check out below for a complete list of supplies I used to create this project.
Watch this video to see how the Envelope Liners Framelits Dies works with the Big Shot to create three different size envelope liners perfect for all your card needs.
Stampin' Supplies: 
Paper: Quatrefancy Specialty Designer Series Paper (130141), Whisper White (100730), Melon Mambo (115320), Island Indigo (122923)
Stamp Sets: Happy Day (clear - 130297, wood 130294)
Ink: Island Indigo (126986)
Tools: Big Shot (113439), Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (132127), Finishing Touches Edgelits (127010), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309)
Accessories: 1/8" Mini Brads, Medium Envelopes (107301)

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August 10, 2013

Spritzing and Splattering Technique Video

Watch along as Stampin' Up!'s Shannon West demonstrates how to use the Aqua Painter (#103954) and Stampin' Spritzer (#126185) to add spritz and splatter embellishments to your projects.

Aqua PainterStampin' Spritzer

August 7, 2013

Express Your Yourself!

Pink and White Love card  
Stampin' Up! Supplies
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo
Tools: Big Shot (113439), Expressions Thinlits Dies (132171), Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (117335), Hearts Collection Framelits (125599)
Accessories: Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)

Express your love, gratitude or holiday cheer with these Expressions Thinlits Dies! Just take your favorite card stock and run the thinlit through the Big Shot; it's that easy!
Watch this video as Stampin' Up!'s Brian Pilling demonstrates how to create your expression using the Expressions Thinlits with the Big Shot.
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Have a Great Day! Helene

August 3, 2013

Washi Tape & Tape It Stamp Set Video Tutorial

Watch along with Stampin' Up!'s Shannon West as she demonstrates fun ways to use both Washi Tape and the Tape It stamp set found on page 127 of the Annual Catalog.
Tape It
Tape It Stamp Set