Posted in 2022-23 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, 2023 January-April Mini Catalog, 3D Embossing Folder, Designer Series Paper, Gratitude/ Thanks, Stamparatus, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers

Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery-January 2023: Two-Tone Flora & Something Fancy Thank You

I am so excited to be participating in Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlight Gallery with my Two-Tone & Something Fancy Thank You card, along with Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world! The theme for this Gallery is “Thank You”.

We often forget those simple words – “Thank you”. However, it really is important to show your appreciation to the people in your life who have helped you or inspired you in some way. And don’t forget those who have supported you. Be sure to send a handmade thank you card to express your appreciation often. Spread joy! We really need more joy in the world today!

This thank you card spotlights the Two-Tone Flora stamp set, Two-Tone Flora Dies, Something Fancy stamp set & Something Fancy Dies, The Embossing Folder is the new Cane Weave 3D. The cool geometric paper is the Dandy Designs 12 x 12 inch Designer Series Paper (DSP), FREE during Sale-a-bration with a qualifying order. The current Host Code is MBR2U6TN.

Measurements

  • Basic White card stock (cs) card base: 4 1/4 x 11 inches with a score line at 5 1/2 inches
  • Basic White cs: 2 x 2 inches (to stamp & die cut the sentiment),
    3 x 3 inches (to die-cut the stitched circle) and enough scrap to stamp all of the images on
  • Calypso Coral cs: 4 x 5 1/4 inches
  • Petal Pink cs: 1 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches (to die cut the banner) and
    2 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches
  • Dandy Designs DSP: 2 x 5 inches

Supplies

Instructions

  • I recommend using the Stamparatus for Two-Step Stamping. I find it is much easier to line up the second stamp. Each flower is a Two-Step Stamp. Stamp the larger part of the flower in Petal Pink Ink first. Then stamp the detailed stamp in Calypso Coral. The small bunch of flowers is stamped in Fresh Freesia Ink first. Then stamped in Blackberry Bliss Ink. Use the Blackberry Bliss Stampin’ Write Marker to draw the center of each of the Petal Pink flowers.
  • Next, stamp the “Thank You” sentiment in Blackberry Bliss Ink. Die cut the sentiment using the Something Fancy Dies.
  • Use the Stylish Shapes Dies to die cut the 2 1/2 inch stitched circle and the banner.
  • Use the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine to emboss the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Calypso Coral cs with the Cane Weave Embossing Folder
  • Adhere the Cane Weave card piece to the front of the Basic White cs card base.
  • Adhere the Dandy Designs DSP to the 2 1/4 x 5 1/8 inch Petal Pink cs. Then adhere this to the left side of the card front.
  • Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment.
  • Adhere the Petal Pink cs banner. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the Basic White cs stitched circle.
  • Place the flowers as desired. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals on some flowers. Add the leaves.
  • Color the White Seam Binding Ribbon with the Dark Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Marker. Tie into a bow. Adhere to the card front with a Mini Glue Dot.

Bling! Use the Adhesive-Backed Milky Dots in Petal Pink to add Bling! to the card front.

Voila!

Experiment with different colors to see which one you like best!

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Theresa

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Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop-Fitting Florets Christmas Card

Welcome and thanks for visiting Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts! I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. Today is the monthly Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop! I am excited to be hopping with awesome demonstrators from around the world.

Today we are showcasing the Framed Florets Bundle. This is part of the Fitting Florets Collection.

The Collection includes the Framed Florets stamp set + Framed Florets Dies (Framed Florets Bundle), Framed & Festive stamp set and Fitting Florets Designer Series Paper. Create elegant seasonal and all-occasion crafts with this exclusive collection! Available in my online store November 1, 2022–January 4, 2023.

Measurements

  • Very Vanilla card stock(cs) card base: 4 1/4 x 11 inches scored at 4 1/4 inches.
  • Very Vanilla cs: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches for the sentiment and 3 1/2 x 4 inches to stamp the flowers
  • Shaded Spruce cs: 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches
  • Poppy Parade cs: 4 x 5 1/4 inches (embossed with the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder)
  • Distressed Gold 12×12 inch Specialty Paper: 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches

Instructions

Prepare the card pieces as shown above.

  1. Use the Framed Florets Dies largest frame to cut from the Distress Gold Specialty paper.
  2. Stamp the sentiment onto the 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch Very Vanilla cs with the Stamparatus. Start with Memento, then stamp over the memento with Versamark. Cover in Clear Emboss Powder. Set with your heat tool. Use the Framed Florets Dies largest frame to create the oval.
  3. Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers make coloring so fun. The flowers are colored in Dark Daffodil Delight, Light & Dark Poppy Parade and Light & Dark Shaded Spruce. Use the Framed Florets Dies to die cut the flowers.

Assemble the Card

  1. Start by adhering the Shaded Spruce cs to the front panel of the Very Vanilla cs card base.
  2. Then adhere the Poppy Parade layer.
  3. Adhere the sentiment to the center of the Poppy Parade cs.
  4. Next adhere the Distressed Gold frame.

5. Finish with Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the flowers.

Add some Gold Brushed Metallic Dots for a little Bling! And Voila! you have a very elegant Christmas card!

Thank you so much for visiting today! Please visit all the blogs in this hop. You will see all the fun and inspiring projects made by the Inspirations In Ink demonstrators. You are currently visiting Theresa McEntee-USA creator of Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts.

Christy Gridley – USA

Deirdre Croal – USA

Julie Golding – Canada

Rachel Aziamadi – France/Germany

Rebecca Nutley – Australia

Robbie Rubala – USA

Theresa McEntee – USA

Vicky Wright – Australia

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Posted in 2022 July-December Mini Catalog, Fun/Fancy fold card, Gratitude/ Thanks, Nature, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers, Watercolor Pencil

Kylie & Bruno Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop-November 2022- Hello Harvest Fun Fold Thank You Card

Hello! Welcome to our Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Training Blog Hop for November 2022. I’m so glad you are joining me today! We are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world taking part in training to help us build a successful Stampin’ Up! business and reach some goals we have set. We are just starting a new Stampin’ Up! year. One goal that I have is starting to participate in a monthly Blog Hop again. This blog hop is full of ideas and creative inspiration! Be sure to visit everyone’s blog!

This fabulous fall Fun Fold Thank You card is really simple to make. The beautiful flowers and pumpkin are in the Hello Harvest stamp set. I colored them with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers which are so easy to use to make shading and shadows. The images are easy to cut out with the Rustic Pumpkin Dies. You can save 10% if you order the dies and stamp set as the Hello Harvest Bundle! Order yours HERE.

Measurements

  • Pumpkin Pie card stock (cs) card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches with a score line at 4 1/4 inches.
  • Very Vanilla cs: 3 x 11 inches for stamping the images, 3 x 4 inches for the sentiment and 2 1/4 x 4 inches for the inside.
  • Granny Apple Green cs: 2 x 3 inches for die cutting the vines
  • Rustic Harvest 12 x 12 inch Designer Series Paper (DSP): 1 1/4 x 4 inches (you will need two)

Supplies

  • Hello Harvest stamp set
  • Rustic Pumpkin dies
  • Bamboo Beauty stamp set for the sentiments (or any stamp set with a small sentiment)
  • Label Me Fancy Punch
  • Memento Black Ink
  • Pumpkin Pie Ink
  • Cajun Craze Ink
  • Daffodil Delight Ink
  • Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers (all combo): Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green
  • Watercolor Pencils Assortment 1
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine

Instructions for Card Base

Make the Pumpkin Pie card base. Here is a pattern. Use your Paper Trimmer to make a cut at 1 1/2 and at 4 inches down to the 4 1/4 inch score line (solid lines).

Turn the card base and make a score at 2 inches from the 4 inch to the 1 1/2 inch cut (dotted line). Use the Bone Folder to fold on the score lines. Set the card base aside.

Instructions to make the card

  1. Stamp a pumpkin, the bunch of flowers and a single flower with the Memento Ink. Color the images with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers as desired.
  2. Use the Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze and Daffodil Delight Ink to stamp one leaf in each color.
  3. Die cut the above images with the Rustic Pumpkin Dies.
  4. Use the Rustic Pumpkin Dies and the Granny Apple Green cs to cut one of each of the three vines.

5. Color the leaves on the strips of Rustic Harvest DSP with the Watercolor Pencils in Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie.

6. Use the Pumpkin Pie Ink to stamp the “Grateful for all that you do” sentiment on the end of the 3 x 4 inch Very Vanilla cs. Punch the sentiment out with the Label Me Fancy Punch.

7. Stamp the sentiment “Sending Caring Thoughts” on the upper third of the 2 1/4 x 4 inch Very Vanilla cs. Add the little the flower.

8. Adhere the side flaps to the inside of the card base. Then adhere the strips of the Rustic Harvest DSP that have been colored to each of the flaps.

9. Next adhere the inside Very Vanilla cs in between the 2 strips of DSP.

10. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the punched sentiment to the bottom of the inside.

11. Close the card. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals on the center of the pumpkin to adhere it to the center flap, under the 2 inch score line. Add two of the Granny Apple Green cs vines on the pumpkin. Arrange and adhere the three leaves. Add the third vine is adhered over the Cajun Craze leaf on the right (see completed card).

Finishing Up

Add the flowers and Voila! you have a fabulous fall fun fold thank you card!

Oddly enough, I did not add any Bling. If you want to purchase the Leaf Label & Amber Gem Combo Pack, you could add some of the Amber Gems to this card for extra sparkle!

Remember to visit everyone’s blog to see all the creative inspiration from around the world. You are currently at Theresa McEntee-Theresa’s Treasures-USA.

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Theresa

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Fitting Florets- Demonstrator Training Blog Hop

I am very happy to be making cards with this lovely collection- Fitting Florets- for Kylie & Bruno’s Demonstrator Training Program. The Demonstrator Training Program is a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world who want to improve their Stampin’ Up! business. Be sure to see everyone’s Blog on the hop and you will be amazed at all the inspiration and creativity!

My Card

The Fitting Florets Collection has been available to Demonstrators since October 4, 2022. Today, November 1, 2022 everyone will be able order it! This lovely collection includes: Framed Florets and Framed & Festive stamp sets, Framed Florets Dies, Fitting Florets Designer Series Paper (DSP) and Gold Adhesive-Backed Swirls.

Here is how to make my card

Measurements

  • Thick Basic White cardstock (cs): 4 1/4 x 11 inches for the card base. 4 x 5 1/4 inches and 3 x 4 inches for cutting the frames.
  • Vellum cs: 4 x 5 1/4 inches to cut the inside oval for the sentiment
  • Basic White cs: 4 1/4 x 11 inches to stamp the flowers & leaves on.

Instructions

  1. Stamp the flower & leaf images onto the 4 1/4 x 11 inch Basic White cs. Color with Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. I used: Poppy Parade combo, Dark Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce combo, Dark Mint Macaron and Light Daffodil Delight.
  1. Use the Framed Florets Dies to cut all of the images out. You will also need to stamp and color an additional small single flower, large single flower, sprig of leaves and the pair of leaves for the inside of the card.
  2. Run the Thick Basic White cs card base through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine using the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder on the front panel. Set aside.
  3. Cut out the larger frame in the Framed Florets Dies from the Vellum cs and from the Thick Basic White cs.
  4. Cut out the smaller frame from the Thick Basic White cs.
  5. Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment “Thank you with all my Heart” in Stazon Black Ink onto the oval created when you cut the large frame from the Vellum cs.
  6. Adhere the stamped Vellum cs oval to the Thick Basic White cs oval with Mini Glue Dots around the edges such that they will be covered with the flowers.
  7. Adhere the large frame cut from the Thick Basic White cs to the front of the card base.
  8. Adhere the Vellum/Thick Basic White cs oval to the center of the large frame.
  9. Use Mini Glue Dots to adhere the smaller frame over the sentiment piece.
  10. Lay the flowers and leaves down the way you would like them to look.
  11. I adhered some with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and some with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  12. Add the Gold Adhesive-Backed Swirls.
  13. For the inside of the card adhere the images as shown below.

Voila! You have a very elegant Thank You card!

Thanks so much for stopping by Theresa McEntee’s Theresa’s Treasures Blog today for this Fitting Florets Blog Hop. Please stop by everyone’s blog and be sure to leave some love with a comment. Thanks again!

Ciao!

Theresa

Posted in 2022 July-December Mini Catalog, 2022-23 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Emboss Powder, Halloween, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers

Best Witches for a Happy Halloween

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I used to love to sew costumes for my kids. Now I make Halloween cards to send out to everyone.

I had back surgery 4 days ago. For 3 weeks before the surgery I had been confined to my bed due to severe sciatic pain from a herniated disc. I did a lot of coloring during that time and ended up with a lot of witches and frogs from the Best Witches stamp set!

Here is one of the cards I came up with using my witch and frog.

Measurements

  • Parakeet Party cardstock (CS) card base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches with a score at 4 1/4 inches.
  • Parakeet Party cs: 1/2 x 5 inches for the stars.
  • Rustic Harvest 12 x 12 inch Designer Series Paper (DSP)-plaid design: 5 x 3 3/4 inches and 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.
  • Basic Black cs: 1/4 x 3 inches for the sentiment.
  • Basic White cs: 3 1/2 x 4 inches for stamping the witch & frog and 4 x 5 1/4 inches for the inside of the card.

Supplies

  • Best Witches stamp set
  • Memento Ink
  • Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers in: Parakeet Party, Bermuda Bay, Rich Razzleberry, Fresh Freesia, SU800 (skin tone), Daffodil Delight, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black.
  • Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Write Marker
  • Versamark Ink
  • White Emboss Powder
  • Heat Tool
  • Glitter Washi Tape
  • Witch Hat Builder Punch
  • Paper Snips
  • ruler
  • Blending Brushes
  • I also used the Scary Cute and Bottled Happiness stamp sets for the sentiments

Instructions

  1. Stamp the images onto the 3 1/2 x 4 inches Basic White cs. Color as desired with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. Fussy cut the witch and frog.

Preparing the Paper

  1. Let’s start by preparing the paper with the Blending Brush and Parakeet Party Ink. Blend the ink onto the Rustic Harvest plaid design on the right hand side in an area where the witch will be. Make the circle large enough to surround the witch. Also blend some Parakeet Party Ink onto the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Basic White cs where you will be stamping the sentiment for the inside of the card. Blend some ink on the middle of the 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch plaid strip.
  2. Use the Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Write Marker and a ruler to draw the lines on the Rustic Harvest DSP plaid design. I did not draw the lines all the way through the area that was inked with the Parakeet Party Ink. Also draw some lines with the Bermuda Bay marker on the 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch strip of the plaid paper.

Using the Glitter Washi

  1. Use the Parakeet Party Glitter Washi to cover 2-3 inches of the end of the 1/2 x 5 inch Parakeet Party cs.
  2. Use the Basic Black Glitter Washi to make a box on the front of the Parakeet Party cs card base. The tape is placed 1/4 inch in from the edge.
  3. Use the Witch Builder Punch to cut out the stars.
  4. Complete the inside of the card by adhering the plaid strip to the left side of the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Basic White cs and adding a strip of the Parakeet Party Glitter Washi. (see photo of inside of card above).

Finishing Up

  1. Use the Versamark Ink to stamp the sentiment onto the 1/4 x 3 inch Basic Black cs. Sprinkle the White Emboss Powder on top and then shake off the excess. Use the Heat Tool to set the Emboss Powder.
  2. Adhere the 3 3/4 x 5 inch Rustic Harvest plaid onto the card front. The Basic Black Glitter Washi should show around the edges.
  3. Adhere the sentiment.
  4. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the witch and the frog.
  5. Add the stars.
  6. Stamp the inside sentiment in Memento Ink.
  7. Adhere the plaid strip with the Parakeet Party Glitter Washi.
  8. Adhere the inside card piece to the inside of the Parakeet Party cs card base.

Voila! You have a fun Halloween card!

Try other colors.

Try other designs and have fun!

I hope you have a safe and fun Halloween!

Theresa

Posted in 2022-23 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, 3D Embossing Folder, Animals, Designer Series Paper, Love/Affection, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers

Bruno & Kylie Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop- June 2022- Stampin’ Up!® This Birthday Piggy

Hello and welcome to our Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Training Blog Hop for June 2022. I’m so happy you are joining me today! This blog hop is full of ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world taking part in training to help us build a successful Stampin’ Up! business and reach some goals we have set. Participating in a monthly Blog Hop is one goal that I have.

You may be starting here or have come from another blog – either way you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see all of the great ideas in each blog post today.

My card is made using Stampin’ Up! This Birthday Piggy stamp set. The image is colored with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. The patterned paper is found in the Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper (DSP) pack. The texture is created using the Painted Texture Embossing Folder.

Measurements and Supplies

  • Basic White Card Stock (CS) card base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches with a score line at 4 1/4 inches
  • Basic White CS: 2 1/2 x 3 inches to stamp the piggy on
  • Petal Pink CS: 4 x 5 1/4 inches embossed with the Painted Texture Embossing Folder
  • Tea Boutique DSP: 2 x 5 1/2 inches
  • White 1/4 inch Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon
  • Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels
  • Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers: Petal Pink, Crumb Cake, Parakeet Party, Tahitian Tide and Daffodil Delight

Instructions

  1. Adhere the Tea Boutique DSP to the left side of the Petal Pink CS that has been embossed with the Textured Paint Embossing Folder. It will hang off the edge on the top and bottom by 1/8 of an inch.
  2. Wrap the White 1/4 inch Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon around the card piece and tie a bow to the left side.
  3. Adhere this card piece to the front panel of the Basic White CS card base.
  4. Stamp the little piggy in Memento Ink and color as desired with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers.
  5. Stamp the sentiment with Memento Ink.
  6. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the piggy card piece to the card front.
  7. Embellish with the Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Voila! Super simple and so darn cute!

Remember to visit everyone’s blog to see all the creative inspiration from around the world. You are currently at Theresa McEntee-Theresa’s Treasures-USA.

I really appreciate your visit to my blog today. Remember to sign up to receive my Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts Newsletter by clicking on the Subscribe to my Newsletter tab and please subscribe to my blog as well. Thanks!

Theresa

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Kylie Bertucci’s Top 10 International Blog Highlight Winners Hop- Stampin Up!® Happiness Abounds Floral Thank You Card

I am so excited and thankful to be part of the Top 10 Winners Hop from Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlights Gallery! Thank you to everyone who voted for my card from the May International Blog Highlights, allowing me an opportunity to post on this Winners Hop today. Ten more fabulous demonstrators from around the world will be posting today too! The theme for the card today is “Thank you”.

This card was inspired by all the colorful flowers in the gardens around my house. The flowers and leaves are from the Happiness Abounds stamp set. They are colored with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers in Daffodil Delight/So Saffron, Bermuda Bay/Pool Party and Flirty Flamingo with a little Melon Mambo. The die cut background is from the Blossoming Happiness Dies that coordinate with the Happiness Abounds stamp set.

The bottle is created with a stamp from the Bottled Happiness stamp set. The Vintage Bottle Punch was used to add the Vintage Bottle Shaker Dome. Effervescent Elements create the “bubbles” in the bottle!

The “thanks” sentiment is from the Simply Succulents stamp set.

You are currently at Theresa McEntee-USA. Click on the following links to see more awesome creativity from around the world!

Thank you for visiting today!

Theresa

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Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery- March 2022- Stampin’ Up!® Happy Hedgehogs

I am so excited to be participating in Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlight Gallery with Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world! The theme for the Gallery is “Thank You”. My Happy Hedgehogs Thank You card was inspired by a Mystery Stamping that I participated in with my stamping buddies. Please go to the Gallery to view all of the different projects. While you are there, please vote for my Stampin’ Up! Happy Hedgehogs card.

This is an adorable Fun Fold!

Supplies

Stampin Up Happy Hedgehogs Thank You card
  • Real Red Card Stock (CS): 4 1/4 x 11 inch card base with a score line at 5 1/2 inches
  • Crumb Cake CS: 4 x 5 1/4 inches
  • Very Vanilla CS: 4 x 5 1/4 inches, 3 3/4 x 5 inches, a scalloped rectangle from Scalloped Contours Dies and a scrap of 2 x 3 1/2 inches
  • Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper (DSP): 2 x 5 inches
  • Real Red Double-Stitched Ribbon: 6 1/4 inches
  • Stamp Sets: Happy Hedgehog and Pansy Patch (sentiment)

Card Base

The Real Red card base for this card is easy to make. Above is a pattern. Use your Stampin’ Up! Trimmer and make a score line from the right upper corner to the lower middle. The panel on the right is the card front.

Stamping

Use Memento Black Ink to stamp the images on the Scalloped Contour Die cut rectangle. Color with the Stampin’ Blends in Real Red, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Bronze and Ivory. Stamp the other hedgehog and a mushroom onto the scrap of Very Vanilla CS and color.

Assembly

Adhere the 2 x 5 inch Hand-Penned DSP to the 3 3/4 x 5 inch Very Vanilla CS. Wrap the ribbon around and use Mini Glue Dots to adhere in place. Adhere to the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Crumb Cake CS.

Apply adhesive below the score line on the front of the Real Red CS card base. Adhere the above card piece in place. Note: Do not put adhesive all the way to the outer edges. There is a 1/4 inch border.

Adhere the Scalloped Contour stamped card piece with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the front panel. Fussy cut the other hedgehog and mushroom. Adhere with Dimensionals to the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Very Vanilla CS. Adhere to the inside of the card.

Prop the front behind the hedgehog and mushroom on the inside. Voila!

Thanks for your visit today! Please click on the button below and vote for my card. Happy crafting!

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Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery- February 2022- Stampin’ Up!® Here Together

I am so excited to be participating in Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlight Gallery with Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world-a truly diverse group! The theme is “Thank You”. I am very thankful for all the different people I have in my life.

This past weekend I was in Chandler, Arizona at a Craft Retreat. There were ladies from all over who came together for 5 days of uninterrupted crafting! I was so blessed to have had this opportunity to meet so many women with such diverse backgrounds-and we all have the love of crafting in common.

I am so in love the new Stampin’ Up! All Together Designer Series Paper! I enjoy coloring with the new Natural Tones Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Markers which will be available for purchase on February 1, 2022! Check back on Tuesday at my online store HERE and get your own set of Natural Tones Stampin’ Blends!

The Here Together stamp set has a nice sentiment “Every Act of Kindness Changes the World”. Such a wonderful thought!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have an awesome day!

Please vote for my card by clicking on the “Vote” button below.

Adios!

Theresa

Posted in 2022 January-June Stampin' Up!® Mini Catalog, Blender Pen, Simple stamping, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers, Stampin' Write Marker, Watercolor Pencil

Stampin’ Up!® Coloring Techniques with In the Moment

Hello fellow stampers! I hope you are having a good day. Today I am going to show different coloring techniques with In the Moment, a new stamp set in the upcoming 2022 Stampin’ Up! Jan-June Mini Catalog. I will show three different media: Watercolor Pencils with the Blender Pen, Stampin’ Write Markers and Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Markers. At the end, you can vote on which one you like best!

Watercolor Pencils with the Blender Pen

The stamp set is In the Moment and is a sneak peek of what is in the 2022 Stampin’ Up! January to June Mini Catalog. The catalog will be live on January 4, 2022 at 3 am MST. This card was colored with the Watercolor Pencils followed by a Blender Pen. The Watercolor Pencils come in two different assortments. Assortment 1 has 13 pencils and Assortment 2 has 10 pencils. 23 different colors! The Blender Pen has a chemical in it which helps to smooth out the pencil marks.

Stampin’ Write Markers

The Stampin’ Write Markers were used to color this card. These are water based markers. The colors are more vivid. These can be purchased by color group (10 colors in each group) or in a pack containing all 40 colors. The color groups are: Brights, Neutrals, Regals and Subtles. The big pack is called Many Marvelous Markers.

Stampin’ Blend Alcohol Markers

I used the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers to color this card. These are alcohol based markers. They are different from water based markers in that they can be blended to create a more subtle gradation of shadowing. There are 38 colors which come as a 2 marker combo-light and dark. There is also a color lifter (which I use quite frequently when I color outside the line).

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Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you voted. It will be really fun to see which technique is most popular!

Ciao!

Theresa

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