Easy Flip Card

Christmas Flip Card  Today I have an Easy Flip Card that I recently made for the Stamping New England Christmas in July class.   So this flip card is made without any special flip card thinlits.

Each month the Stamping New England Design Team designs a set of projects around a specific stamp set and Designer paper from the Stmapin’ Up! catalog.   For July we used the Lots of Joy stamp set and Merry Moments Designer paper for a theme of  Christmas in July.

So the details on this card.  The card base is a 5 1/2″ x 5 3/4″ piece of Crumb Cake cardstock.  Score at 2 1/4″ and 3 1/4″ to make the folds for the flip portion of the card.  The tabs are made using the Lots of Labels Framelits with stamped images from the Lots of Joy Stamp set.   The images are stamped with real red and old olive ink. 

Check out my video for this card HERE.

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Christmas in July Collage. Place an order for $50 or more and receive the instructions for these projects for FREE. Just send me a message after you place your order and I will send you the link for the tutorials.
These projects use the following Basic Items:
  • Lots of Joy Stamp set (P-139468 or W-138810)
  • Merry Moments Designer paper (138450)
  • Merry Moments Cardstock Pack (139007)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock (120953)
  • Old Olive Ink (126953)
  • Cherry Cobbler Ink (119685)
  • Tree Punch (135859)
Other Items to embellish your projects:
  • Rhinestone Jewels (119246)
  • Red Glimmer Paper (121790)
  • Gold Glimmer Paper (133719)
  • Silver Foil (132178)
  • Gold Foil (132622)
  • Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder (132174)
  • Large Polka Dot Embossing Folder (133739)

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I am not sure which card from our Christmas in July projects I like best.  All I can say is that you won’t be disappointed!

Easy Flip Card

Handmade Valentine’s Cards

Today I am sharing Hello Life Valentine one of the cards that I designed for our January Valentine’s Theme for the Stamping New England design team.  This is a shaker card that is made with the Hello Life stamp set from the Occasions catalog.  It uses Going gray, Melon Mambo and Pink pirouette cardstocks with the Stacked with Love Designer paper.

The stamped heart, the “love” sentitment and “the little things” sentiment are from the Hello Life Stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  The pink pirouette heart that the stamped heart is mounted on, is punched using the Sweetheart Punch.  The card is embellished with glittering hearts that were punched from Glitter Paper with the Confetti Heart Border punch. 

So one of the things that I love about working with my Stamper’s club members is the variety and interpretation of ideas that my SC members design.  We are all using the same set of products:  Going gray, Pink pirouette, Melon mambo, Real Red and Black cardstocks with melon mambo ink, but our projects all came out very different and uniquely our own!  One of the things that I love about STampin’ Up!’s Designer paper is that all the colors that coordinate with that paper are listed on the package!
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So for a rundown of the night.  I precut the cardstocks to card base size (8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″)  and card front size (5 1/4″ x 4″).  Then everyone chooses a piece of the Stacked with love DSP for their front layer and cuts that to 5″ x 3 3/4″.  Based on the piece of DSP that they chose, they can select the colors that they want for the card base and second layer that highlights the designer paper.  As you can see several different patterns were chosen.

Here are closeups of a couple of the cards.
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This card uses the small dots pattern that is in the Stacked with Love DSP stack.  I had two stacks of the designer paper with me, but there are only 4 sheets of each pattern in each stack.

Card 2  uses the DSP with the small red hearts,  so this person used a Real red layer of cardstock with a gray base.
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This 3rd card uses the pink diagonal stripped piece of DSP with a layer of Melon mambo and a white card base.  This lady used DSP to punch the hearts as well!

So 7 very different cards all made with the same layout, technique and supplies!

Interested in joining my Stamper’s Club?  For a commitment of just $35 per month for 6 months, you will receive a set of 5 to 6 projects each months focusing on the theme of the month.  If you are local to me, you are welcome to join me and the other Stamper’s Club members to make the cards for the month.  I always include a new technique as well (ex – this month was shaker cards).  If you aren’t local to me, you will have access to the projects and a You Tube video for that technique.  Check out more about my Stamper’s Club HERE.

Have a great Valentine’s Day!
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Product List

Throwback Thursday

100_9106 copy   Today is Throwback Thursday so I thought that I would post from the Oh Hello Stamp set which is one of the retiring stamp sets. This card uses the Chalkboard technique on the black card stock.  The Oh Hello is stamped with White craft ink and embossed with white embossing powder.  The flower to the left is stamped with the same White Craft ink but not embossed.  This shows the difference between using embossing powder vs. only using the white craft ink without embossing powder. The Apothecary Accents Framelits are used to cut out the image which is layered onto the Afternoon Tea Designer paper.  the card base is crumb cake. Have a great weekend! signature line-003

Box It, Bag It, Tag It Class

101_0001 copy Join me on Friday night at 7pm for my Box it, Bag it, Tag it Technique class. I love the ideas that my friends and I designed using the Season of Style Designer paper.  We have designs for several gift bags, boxes of various sizes and some tags – all the things that you need to package those Holiday gifts!   Lots of great ideas for packaging!  I also have ideas for packaging gift certificates too!   Happy Stampin’!    

October Technique Class

Each month I design a technique class with a video demonstrating a technique with full directions for 3 cards using the technique!   Well, this month I have designed the technique around  the new Thinlits Dies that allow you to make Flip Cards in one quick step. 100_9908

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These dies are great and make interactive cards so easy!  Who wouldn’t want to receive an interactive card like one of these above! So for the remainder of October – place an order for one of the thinlit die sets and receive a link to my technique video and full instructions for these cards for FREE!  Each set of thinlit dies has 8 great shapes that coordinate with the die to make beautiful cards all for $32.95.
  • 133479 – Label Card Thinlit
  • 133480 – Circle Card Thinlit
You can place orders at my online store here.    Enjoy your day and Happy Stampin’! signature line-003  

Whitewashed Watercolor Technique


Don’t you just love the look of the whitewashed watercolor?  I think this is my new favorite technique.   The look of watercolored flowers with the contrast of a non-white card stock  is just stunning.   I will be teaching this technique at my August Technique Class on Thursday August 29th at 7pm.

In this class, you will learn how to do this technique and receive an instruction card with complete instructions to do this technique in the future.  You will be provided with all the supplies to make 3 cards with envelopes.

You just need to bring a “class kit” which includes your adhesive of choice and some scissors.

The cost of the class is $17.  You can pre-register here for the class.

Here are a couple of other cards that we will be making in the class.
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