Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tuesday Tutorial: Big News Birthday

Here's a hint for all you card crafters: Have you ever noticed that when you cut a piece of card stock in half to create a card, you are left with a piece to make ANOTHER card? 

And when you cut a piece of paper in quarters to layer on top of your creation, you have THREE (3) more quarters left over...

 (stick with me here)

...so as long as you are creating ONE card, why not make them in sets of FOUR?  
 Mind blowing, really. It's my job. 
Original Card by Kimberly Myers

So the hint applies here: People keep having birthdays, so you may as well make up 4 (or 8 or 12) 
of these polka-dot darlings so you are ready for the next month.
Stick a $10 bill in the card and voila: It's a gift, too!

Click here for the tutorial and tell me you love it. And as always, thank you for shopping for the supplies in my Stampin' Up! store :)

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday Tutorial: Ghost in the Graveyard

Have you ever played Ghost in the Graveyard? Here's the game version on a card!

As I was putting this card together, I noticed that the Scalloped Tag Topper punch looked like a gravestone, so I sponged the edges to give it a stone look... then pull on the ribbon and a stack of Jack (o'lanterns) appears! I've made a printable tutorial so you can make one in your own stampin' studio :)

Don't forget that the Good Greetings stamp set is only available FREE to hostesses through October 31 with a $300 workshop..and I have just a few days left to host your own craft party :)

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday Tutorial: Embossing Resist with Corner Garden

The Embossing Resist technique is one of my favorites, and this beautiful card showcases it monochromatically with one of my new go-to colors: Lost Lagoon (one of the new Stampin' Up! 2014-2016 In-Colors) Download this printable tutorial for the card below and try it at home.


Original card created by Kelly Acheson
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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Half-Price Paper Pumpkin...and a Free Gift?

Seriously, what are you WAITING for? This is better than a presidential invitation!

When you sign up by September 10th, you also get a FREE Framed Love Paper Pumpkin Kit:

We are betting that you'll love My Paper Pumpkin so much (and want to continue subscribing) that we are willing to give it to you {almost} free. I love getting that little red box in the mail each month and let me give you a little hint: If you love giving Halloween treats, you're not going to want to miss the September kit (which you have to pay for by September 10th anyway!).

How about another tip? If you host a $400 Stampin' Up! party, you get to choose a 1/2 price item: You *could* choose a 3, 6, or 12-month Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscription and get it 50% off for up to a whole year!!

C'mon and try it...I know you'll love it!
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Tuesday Tutorial: Beautiful Bunch Belly Band Card

Isn't this a fun card to kick-off September?  I love making belly band cards with the Envelope Punch Board (they are SO QUICK AND EASY!) and this one was designed by my friend Kimberly Myers. I'm happy to be sharing it with you!

You can click on the photo or HERE for a printable .pdf tutorial. Go forth and create a wonderful September!
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