It's hard to believe Sale-a-Bration is drawing to a close. In just a week, we'll have to say goodbye to all these limited time, free with purchase products: Party Pandas, Heartfelt Blooms, and Amazing You, and more. And while those are all perfectly lovely, what I'm going to miss most are theTutti Fruitti card bases and envelopes!
You'd think I'd wants something more glitzy and glamorous, like the3-pack of Shimmer Ribbon or the Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper. Nope...give me these pretty, patterned pre-cut and pre-scored card bases and matching envelopes any day! They're so quick and easy to use. Just grab one off the shelf, and start stamping. I know it doesn't take long to cut and score a card base, but this is like going through the drive through. It's the convenience that makes it so appealing. Not to mention...their patterned bases. It's like getting an extra layer of designer series paper!
Speaking of missing thing. I'm missing my Stamping at the Beach Retreat peeps! Today's card is from the free 8-card class that was included in their goodie bag. It featured the Flirty Flowers Stamp Set, and yes, they all used the Tutti Fruitti card bases and envelopes!
Sale-a-bration ends March 31st. Don't miss out on all these great products! Order yours before it's too late.
Base: Tutti Frutti Card Base (2018 Sale-a-Bration)
Layer 1: Night of Navy, 2” x 5 ½”
Layer 2: Pool Party, 3 ½” x 2”
Layer 3: Shimmery White, 3 ¼” x 1 ¾”
It's Crafty Saturday! Thank you for joining me. Whether you joined me this morning on my Facebook page or whether you're joining me here, I hope you're making something crafty this weekend!
When I started making handmade cards, the hardest part for me was knowing how to cut paper. What size did I need? How many layers? I was worried about wasting paper, especially the beautiful Designer Series Paper. Growing up in a household of seamstresses, I knew to measure twice and cut one. Nothing is so frustrating as to cut a fine piece of fabric, or a pretty piece of paper only to have it cut too short.
Today's video shows you how to make the most of a piece of 6" x 6" Picture Perfect Designer Series Paper. It's a paper pack with 12 different designs, with a variety of party designs, and geometric prints. This fun paper stack coordinates with Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach, and Pool Party.
Don't be afraid to cut your paper. Go ahead! Give it a try. Post a picture of your cards below, or on my Facebook page. I'd love to see them!
To make the 4 cards in the photo and video you will need:
Bases - Pool Party, 8 1/2" 5 1/2', scored at 4 1/4" (4)
1 sheet of 6 " x 6" Designer Series Paper
Basic Black Scalloped Squares (4)
Berry Burst Scalloped Square (4)
I'm on my way home from California to North Carolina. And while I can't join you live today for Crafty Saturday, I do have this helpful video for you. Have a wonderful weekend! Do something creative and be sure to share a picture of it in my Facebook Group!
Happy Stamping & I'll see you on Monday!
Base: Tranquil Tide, 8 ½” x 5 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”
Layer 1: Whisper White, 5 1/8” x 3 7/8”
Layer 2: Tranquil tide, 5” x 3 ¾”
Layer 3: Tranquil Tide, Scalloped Circle
Layer 4: Whisper White, Stitched Shape Circle
With a son in his early 20s and a sister who's homeschooling her two young children, I often find myself saying, "I know it's tough right now, but you've got this!". At various times, and and so many different levels, it's good to know they've got someone who believes in them and loves them unconditionally. I may not know what they're going thru, and I don't even pretend to understand, but they know I've got their back no matter what.
The same is true for my Stamping Bee team. I am their biggest cheerleader. A year ago, I had one Bee who was trying to build a business, and the rest were 'happy shopper' hobbyists. Don't get me wrong; I love all of them equally because we have a bond that stronger than business. I've strived to build an honest and truthful relationship with all of them. Whether or not they choose do make a business is up to them, not to me. And now, because I value relationships, I'm happy to say that I now have several Bees who are holding their own classes and blossoming into their own as demonstrators. I'm just so proud of them, and tell them often, "You're awesome! You've got this!" And you know what? They do!
There's one more month of Sale-a-Bration, and that means, just one more month to receive two free stamp sets when you join Stampin' Up! Be it as a business builder or a hobbyist, neither I nor Stampin' Up! differentiate between your choices of why you join. All we care about is that you get a fantastic discount on absolutely top-notch paper crafting products.
There are many perks to being part of Stampin' Up:
Stamping Bee Team Member Benefits:
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