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Posted on June 26, 2017

Monday Morning Muse from the Stamp Maven

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It's Monday Morning Muse from the Stamp Maven! I had a fabulous Saturday with stamping friends and I wanted to share it with you guys!

Doesn't this look like a blast? Well let me tell you, it sure was! We stamped six projects (the first picture here was one that I created, in it's “early stage” stamping by one of the Ruth's Chris servers), had a great meal, door prizes, but most of all…FUN! Here is a pdf with the two projects I designed.

June 24 project sheet

I used the new Daisy Delight Bundle from Stampin' Up! and another fun new stamp set, Great Big Greetings.

We design our projects so anyone can be successful, whether you've ever picked up a rubber stamp before or not! Feel free to print these out and give them a try.If you need to order any of the supplies, my online store is just a click away!

To see a short video as our event was starting, visit my Facebook page. I'd love for you to like my page and become a follower. I post different projects and info on all my social media sites and you don't want to miss anything now do you?! 🙂

My Stampin' Up! journey started 15 years ago and all I wanted was to save money on my hobby. Can you relate? Now that I'm down the road a bit, the discount is still nice, but it is the friends and events like the one above that mean the most. I can honestly say that so many of my customers and team members are true friends and when we gather to stamp and create, the magic happens. I almost can't explain it but I am so energized after one of our large events I cannot wait for the next one!

We had quite a few new stampers at this event; one flew in from Hawaii and one drove from Arizona! Many of us were strangers at the start but after a day of laughter and stamping, we are strangers no more!

If you might be at a point where this type of friendships and fun piques your interest, here's a little bit more about my team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Girls, INK.

I truly am grateful for all the Stampin' Up! has provided for my family and me. In addition to the friendships, my husband and I have gone on quite a few exciting all expenses paid trips; the next one will be to Alaska in 2018!

We earned this cruise in 2011, too and we can't wait to go back! My dream is to have some of my team with me on one of these trips…maybe it will be you! 🙂

I hope you enjoyed my Monday Morning Muse from the Stamp Maven. I've been at work creating some new projects and video tutorials so I'll be sharing those soon!

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Posted on June 19, 2017

Dragonfly Dreams Online Class is Now Available

Big Shot/ Classes / Events/ Die Cut/ Online Classes

Just a quick post to let you all now my Dragonfly Dreams Online Class is Now Available!

In this class you will have three video tutorials plus extra vellum coloring tips and more. I know you will LOVE all the tips and techniques!

The best part of an online class is once you've purchased the class…it is YOURS forever! You can download it and watch it right away OR whenever it is convenient for you. You can also refer back to it over and over again.

PLUS…you'll get a PDF with written instructions, too!

Dragonfly Dreams Online Class

 

The stamp set and framelits featured in this class can be purchased separately at my online store; just click on a picture below. I also included the foil sheets used on the gold card in case you want to grab them at the same time!

I hope you'll decide to get this class. I know you will be glad you did! 🙂

ps…here are a couple of other ideas for this stamp set and thinlits!! SO many possibilities exist!!

 

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Posted on June 13, 2017

NEW Dragonfly Dreams Online Class

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Today's the day I roll out my NEW Dragonfly Dreams Online Class to my newsletter subscribers:

I am so excited to offer this class! You'll find three amazing projects with a video tutorial and PDF for each, plus lots additional tips & techniques for using the Dragonfly Dreams Stamp Set/ Thinlit Dies. These are such versatile products allowing both the beginner and seasoned crafter many creative options. Your imagination will run wild; of course, there's always Pinterest! 🙂

If you haven't seen the stamp set or dies, here they are:

You can see these and other coordinating products at my shopping page by clicking on any picture below.

Knowing so many of my local customers absolutely love these products,  I wanted to offer an online class to share with everyone!

This class will be available to anyone, BUT I'm offering a 72 hour early-bird pricing special only to my newsletter subscribers. If you aren't yet a subscriber, just fill out the info in the right sidebar above. In addition to this new class offer, you'll receive a FREE project tutorial and other special gifts just for you!

If you missed yesterday's post, I feature another Dragonfly Dreams project…enjoy!

Stampin' Up! has so many other products; Our 2016-2017 Annual Catalog was just release June 1. If you haven't seen it yet and don't have your own Demonstrator I'd love to send you a catalog! Email me and I'll get back with you right away.

 

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Posted on June 12, 2017

Dragonfly Dreams Project, NEW Online Class

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Dragonfly Dreams Project, NEW Online Class

Today's project features the Dragonfly Dreams Stamp Set and Coordinating Thinlit Dies. Instructions, measurements and supplies are below and you can simply click on a picture to go right to my shopping page.

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets Dragonfly Dreams (142924)
  • Card Stock – Emerald Envy (141415), Whisper White (100730), Pool Party (122924)
  • Stamp Pads – Emerald Envy (141396), PeekABoo Peach (141398), Pool Party (126982)
  • Misc. Supplies –  Big Shot Machine (143263), Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits (142749), Elegant Dots TIEF (138287), Wink of Stella (141897), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:

  • Emerald Envy:  5-1/2” X 8-1/2″
  • Whisper White:  4” x 5-1/4”;  1/2” x 3-1/2” for banner and scraps for dragonflies
  • Pool Party:  3-7/8” x 5-1/8”

Instructions:

    1. Fold the Emerald Envy in half to create base card.  Layer the white mat onto base card.
    2. Run the Pool Party cardstock through the Big Shot using Elegant Dots TIEF.  Layer onto base card.
    3. Stamp sentiment on ½” strip of Whisper White paper; cut banner edges.
    4. On the scrap of Whisper White cardstock, stamp the bold detailed wings using Emerald Envy ink and the bold wings in Pool Party; cut out using the bold wing Thinlit.
    5. Cut out 2 of the detailed dragonflies using the scrap of Whisper White paper.
    6. Ink the “dot” stamp using Pool Party and stamp randomly on both dragonflies. Clean stamp and repeat with PeekABoo Peach and then Emerald Envy to finish.  Brush the Wink of Stella onto the dragonfly body and wings and let dry.
    7. (Optional) cut off the tail of the dragonflies from Step 2.  Line up the bold bodies with the dragonflies from Step 3, using adhesive only in center of body.
    8. Apply banner to lower left corner of card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Add both dragonflies, using Dimensionals only in center of body.

If you liked today's project, you'll love the featured project in tomorrow's email newsletter! Do you receive my newsletter? My subscribers are the FIRST to see my new online classes and they also receive gifts and other specials. In tomorrow's newsletter my subscribers will see another Dragonfly Dreams Project, NEW Online Class will be introduced with a special offer for subscribers only!

Subscribers will get a chance to purchase this class for 72 hours at a special, early-bird price. If you're not a subscriber, I invite you to sign up for my newsletter in the right sidebar above, and watch your inbox for your free subscriber gifts AND your online class special offer!

 

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Posted on June 8, 2017

June Online Club – Label Me Pretty

Classes / Events/ Online Stamp Club/ Paper crafting

It's not too late to join in my June Online Club featuring the new Label Me Pretty Bundle from Stampin' Up!

Label Me Pretty

These cards feature the new cardstock, inks and ribbon in the new 2017-2019 In Colors, and the Label Me Pretty Bundle (see picture below) found on page 27 of the Annual Catalog (comes in both clear and wood mount). As a part of my local and online clubs, you'll get all the consumable products to make all five of these fabulous cards. What a great start you'll have for summer birthdays!

The hostess code for the Online Club is WT6CWEXH; here's the scoop if you've never participated in my Online Club or need a refresher about how it works:

Place any order of $35 or more, (before tax and shipping), at my online store by JUNE 15. Once I see your order, I'll email you a PDF with all the instructions, including measurements to make the 5 cards. By the 28th I will Priority Mail a packet that has all the cardstock, envelopes, and other consumables to create the cards. The pieces won't be stamped so you can use the stamp set of the month OR any you prefer.

If you want to order the supplies I used, here is the list and you can just click on any picture below to go right to the store and shop:

    • Label Me Pretty Bundle (wood-143858, clear-143861)
    • 2017-2019 In Color Classic Stampin' Pads (144081)
    • 2017-2019 In Color 8 1/2″ x 11″ Assorted Cardstock (144247)
    • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
    • 1/2″ Finely Woven Ribbon in 2017-2019 In Colors:
      • Berry Burst – (144133)
      • Fresh Fig – (144132)
      • Lemon Lime Twist – (144135)
      • Powder Pink – (144134)
      • Tranquil Tide – (144136)
    • SNAIL Adhesive – (104332)
    • Stampin' Dimensionals – (104430)

I hope you'll join in the fun…my Online Club lets you stamp with me…no matter where you live! Remember, you can order ANY $35 you wish, including the Label Me Pretty Bundle.

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