Apr 032016
 

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Going Places Collection
Going Places Collection colors

Going Places Collection

It doesn’t take a traveler to appreciate the rich colors and patterns in this collection. Combine the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to your project to add a touch of shine. Don’t forget our paper is lignin and acid free – perfect for making travel albums.

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Going Global stamp set

9 stamps

Going Global logo

World Traveler Thinlet Dies

9 stamps

World Traveler logo

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You Mean the WORLD to Me! You Mean the WORLD to Me! You Mean the WORLD to Me!


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Tips & Tricks

Sponge a bit of Soft Suede ink onto the World Traveler Textured Impressions Embossing Folder before embossing to create an aged and distressed look. (p, 39)

You Mean the WORLD to Me!


 

 

Apr 032016
 

Let’s get started scrapping.   Spring is in the air, well maybe not in Michigan as it’s snowing, but it’s on it’s way so let’s get started with some spring pages.

March 2016 scrapbook page_StampersClub

I used some of my left over Wildflower Fields designer paper that I had gotten for free last month during the annual sale a bration event and this is a great way to use some of the scraps.

All of the small squares along the bottom are 1 -7/8″ x 1- 7/8″ and the black photo mats are 2-1/8″ x 2-1/8″, 4-1/8″ x 4-1/8″ and 4-1/8″ x 6-1/8″

Some of the Whisper White squares at the bottom are stamped with another free set I received last month and colored with my markers like I did on my Easter card a few days ago.  You can see that technique here.

Cardstock colors are:  Delightful Dijon, Blackberry Bliss, Lost Lagoon, Calypso Coral, Always Artichoke

Marker colors are: Delightful Dijon, Blackberry Bliss, Lost Lagoon, Calypso Coral, Blushing Bride, Wisteria Wonder
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Apr 032016
 

Hyatt Place Hotel – Utica, Michigan

September 23, 24 & 25, 2016
OR
October 14 – 15 & 16, 2016

Join us for our 4th annual fall retreat with your choice of session dates.

This will be a crafter’s dream weekend and promises to be the best you will every experience.  Each guest will receive a welcome gift upon arrival with special surprises throughout the weekend.

Your registration will include:

  • A full table of crafting space
  • Goody bag valued at $50
  • Full Breakfast each morning*
  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday
  • Prizes
  • Shopping
  • Chair massage onsite (additional fee)
  • and more!

To Register Visit the Calendar of Events or

Session 1 registration

Session 2 registration

Apr 012016
 

Occasions Catalog Preview

Playful Pals Bundle
Playful Pals Bundle colors

Playful Pals Bundle

So much creativity packed into one playful bundle of fun! The Playful Pals stamp set and Pyramid Pals framelits go together like milk and cookies so it just makes sense to get them together and save 15% with the Playful Pals Photopolymer Bundle!

and get started on your playful stamping fun!

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Playful Pals stamp set
50 stamps
Playful Pals logo

Pyramid Pals Thinlet Dies
18 dies
Pyramid Pals logo

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Playful Pals Photopolymer Bundle Playful Pals Photopolymer Bundle Playful Pals Photopolymer Bundle

Tips & Tricks

Together on on their own, the Playful Pals Stamp Set and Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies offer endless creative combinations for all kinds of projects. (p. 44)


 

Mar 202016
 

I received the Apple of My Eye stamp set for free at our last Stampin’ Up! conference and quite frankly I wasn’t sure if I would ever use it.  Boy was I wrong.   I’ve used it a bunch and always seem to be able to do something different with it each time.

Apple of my Eye_StampersClub

This was truly a 10 minute card.  Easy, simple, stunning!

Ingredients:

1 Apple of My Eye Stamp Set
1 Thick Whisper White CS 4 1/4″ x 11″
1 Hello Honey CS 4″ x 5 1/4″
1 Hello Honey Designer Paper 4″ x 5 1/4″
1 Always Artichoke CS 2″ x 4 1/4″
1 Whisper White CS  2″ x 4 1/4″ $ scraps
1 Honeycomb Embellishment
1 Hello Honey Striped Ribbon 6″
1 Gold Twine 14″
Fold Thick White CS in half.  Glue on Hello Honey CS and Hello Honey DSP.     Punch top Always Artichoke & Whisper White CS with Ornate Tag Topper Punch.   Stamp Whisper White tag with stem image using Chocolate Chip ink. the leaves with Always Articoke and the second leaf is just stamped off once and the You’re the Sweetest verse with Black ink.  Stamp the cherries with Real Red on scrap paper and punch out with circle punch.  Add to tag with dimensional Tie both tags together and add to card front.

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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I welcome hobby stampers! Learn more, get more, play more and join the fun . . .

Mar 192016
 

I love weddings there are so warm and fresh.   The Bloomin’ Hearts Framelits make it so a wedding card is just as stunning as the bride.

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The Love Blossoms product suite this year in the 2016 occasions catalog is perfect for wedding and anniversary cards not just Valentine cards.

Using framelits and thinlits make it so a card can be done quickly and come out stunning.  Many of the exclusive dies made for Stampin’ Up! match up with stamped images like the banner on this card.  I use the banner framelit from the Large Numbers Framelit set to get that perfect cut and the larger heart and bow were from the  Mini Treat Bag Framelit set.  So look at some of the extra shapes you can get in some of the other sets.  You will be pleasantly surprised.

Tip:
When cutting out detailed shapes use the Precision Base Plate and the Magnetic Platform to help get a clean cut.

 

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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Mar 182016
 

If you haven’t taken a serious look at the new Botanical Builder Framelits you really need to.  I love the new concept of a fancy cut away edgelit which is the feature die I used for this card.

Botanical Blooms

For this card I cut my card stock the long way.  4 1/4″ x 11″ and then used the vine framelit to cut away one edge along the front.  Remember don’t have the card folded when you put it thru the Big Shot or you will cut the front and the back.   I also used the Thick Whisper White Card stock to lend some additional strength to the card.  LOVE this new paper!

I attached a strip of the designer paper to the inside to highlight the cut. And added some additional stamping with the Botanical Blooms stamp set using Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze, Mossy Meadow and Mint Macaron Ink.

The Happy Birthday is from my FREE sale-a-bration stamp set called Perfect Pairings and stamped in black.  I finished the card off with a die cut flower spray and some It’s My Party Candy Dots.

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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Mar 132016
 

Today is the start of daylight savings time where I’m at so we on the “Spring Forward” time.  Not too sure I liked loosing an hour of sleep last night but I do have a very adorable suite of spring gift tags I made using the Honeycomb Happiness Stamp Set not to mention the Honeycomb Embellishments.  Are they not just the cutest things you’ve seen lately.

Honeycomb Happiness Tags_stampers club

These fun tags were part of the Make ‘n Takes at my winter weekend retreat last month.  We only needed one sheet of Extra Thick White CS, some scraps of Soft Suede CS and Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper, a couple of  embellishments, ribbon and punches.  We used some of those markers from yesterdays post to color them in.

The Honeycomb Embellishments come in 3 colors.  Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride and White so we used a Stampin’ Spritzer filled with rubbing alcohol and a dozen drops of ink refill to color the white one for the little chick.

Enjoy
Karen

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Mar 122016
 

I don’t color with markers very often and when I do pull them out I’m always happy with the results.   How often do you use them?

As I was playing with my Flowering Fields Stamp Set from the 2016 Sale-a-bration selection from Stampin’ Up! I decided to use it for my Easter card this year.  Would love to know what you think of it.

Flowering Fields _stampers club

I love that the marker set has all of the Stampin’ Up! colors to choose from so it’s a great way to start out your collection of inks.   Not only can you use them to color your image but did you know you can color right onto your stamp too and many more possibilities I’ll can show you later.

For today’s card I used the Tangelo Twist and Mossy Meadow from the In-Color set and the Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Marina Mist and Soft Sky form the Many Marvelous Makers Set

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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Mar 112016
 

Mine is the sky as in The Sky is the Limit Stamp Set

If you were lucky enough to grab up one of these while supplies last Sale a bration sets you are one lucky stamper!

But don’t fret there are still some awesome items still available and some new ones too.  You can check them out here.

Sky is the Limit _stampers club

A very simple Lost Lagoon and Black card  that soars!

I used the circle framelits to create the focal greeting and added an accent piece of white cardstock that I embossed with the World Traveler  Embossing Folder.

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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Mar 102016
 

Honeycomb Happiness – What does that mean?

Well let’s put it this way:  Stamps + Ink + Paper = Happiness

Honeycomb Happiness _stampers club

 

Ingredients:

1 Honeycomb Happiness Stamp Set
1 Crumb Cake CS 4 1/4″ x 11″ & scrap
1 Perfectly Artistic Designer Paper 4″ x 5 1/4″ & 2″ x 5″
1 Whisper White CS  2″ x 4 1/4″
1 Honeycomb Embellishment
1 Watermelon Lace Trim 5″
1 Silver Thread 24″
1 Basic Black/Mint Macaron Thick Bakers Twine 10″
Rhinestones

Fold Crumb Cake CS in half.  Glue on larger piece of Perfectly Artistic DSP.  Make smaller piece of DSP into a banner and glue on.   Punch top Whisper White CS with Ornate Tag Topper Punch.  To make the circle reinforcement punch a scrap piece of Crumb Cake CS with the same tag topper punch and then punch with a 1/2″ circle punch around the hole, glue onto tag.  Stamp tag with ice cream cone image with Tip Top Taupe ink and the You’re so Sweet verse with Mint Macaron ink.  Use a Mint Macaron marker to color in the ice cream and top with a mint Honeycomb Embellishment and add to card using demensionals.   Tie a bow around the clothespin with the Bakers Twine.  Cut the Silver Tread into 5 pieces and tie around Watermelon Lace Trim and clip onto tag using the clothespin.  Decorate with as many Rhinestones as you want.

Happy Stampin’

Karen

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Mar 092016
 

Don’t you just love it when you get inspired by a card and create another beautiful one because of it.   I am very pleased with the way this thank you card turned out.

I had just a few sheets of my coveted Sale-a-bration Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum left but this card was just calling it’s name.

To adhere the vellum only add adhesive to the center area that will be covered by the upper elements this way your adhesive won’t show thru.

Timeless Textures Thank You_stampers club

 

 

There are 2 things that really surprised me on this card.  First was the stamp set I used for the flowers.  It’s call Number of Years and who would think that name meant flowers.   There are some awesome watercolor style images that you can use to create the flower spray with all sorts of flowers.

And the   second surprise was using the new Timeless Textured Stamp Set.  This is another must have for your stamp collection.  I used this set to add some hidden texture by way of the grid pattern at the bottom of tag with Blushing Bride ink and the swirls with Hello Honey ink.

I added some Lost Lagoon DSP, Venetian Lace Ribbon and a Itty Bitty Accent punch flower with a pearl over the butterfly to add a pop of color.

How it’s made:

Card Base is Hello Honey 4 1/4 x 8 1/2

Vellum is 4 x 5 1/4

Tag and butterfly are with Very Vanilla

Greeting is stamped with Tip Top Taupe

Inks:  Pear Pizzazz, Wisteria Wonder, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Hello Honey, Blushing Bride, Tip Top Taupe
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Jan 182016
 

Sale-A-Bration Photo Logo Sale-A-Bration Photo

The holidays are over. The tree is down. All of the decorations have been packed away for next year. Hopefully Santa brought everything that was on your wish list. But, just in case he didn’t have enough room in his pack for all the Stampin’ Up! supplies that you had listed, here are some great projects that will fill up your winter with ideas and inspiration.

Sale-A-Bration is a great opportunity to earn free products. That’s right – free. Isn’t that a great word after your holiday season? For every $50 spent, before taxes and shipping, you will receive a free, exclusive Sale-A-Bration product.

So brighten those long winter months with ink, stamps, and paper. No better way to spend a snowy day then inside preserving memories or making cards to brighten other people’s days. Stampin’ Up! is there to help you every step of the way!

Sale-A-Bration Brochure


Sale-A-Bration Inspiration


Sale-A-Bration Project Inspiration

Sale-A-Bration Product Inspiration

Sale-A-Bration Project Inspiration

This special is from January 5th to March 31st. Sale-A-Bration products are exclusive to this promotion. You won’t be seeing these items again. Remember you earn free products when you spend $50, so now is the time to check off that wish list.

Sale-A-Bration Brochure

Products shown on the Sale-A-Bration brochure on pages 16-19 are limited-time products available only until February 15th. Watch for another batch of limited-time products arriving February 16th.

Dec 312015
 

Marriott Centerpoint Hotel
Auburn Hills Michigan

February 19, 20 & 21, 2016

 

Join us for our 3rd annual winter retreat. We have moved the location to accommodate more guests so if you were unable to join us at the last one we have increased our space but don’t wait too long or it will sell out!

This will be a crafter’s dream weekend and promises to be the best you will every experience. Each guest will receive a welcome gift upon arrival with special surprises throughout the weekend.

Your registration will include:

  • A full table of crafting space
  • Goody bag valued at $50
  • Full Breakfast each morning*
  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch on Sunday
  • Candy Bar
  • Prizes
  • Shopping
  • Chair massage onsite (additional fee)
  • and more!

Crafting hours start on Friday at 2PM and end on Sunday at 2PM

You will not have to pack up anything as the crafting room will be staffed by a member of my team all day until the last person leaves, then locked and reopened at 8AM each morning.

All this for just $195

To register print the registration form and send it to me or you can pay online

 

Block room reservations at the Marriott Hotel in Auburn Hills are available at a rate of $105 per night.

3600 Centerpoint Pkwy / Pontiac / MI / 48341

*Hotel stay includes complimentary Full Breakfast

 




Nov 292014
 

Did you know that you can buy Stampin’ Up! products at a 20% discount all the time?

Yep you can….

With the purchase of the Starter Kit you can take a test drive on your savings!!
And what better time than when the kit is on SALE
Now thru tuesday December 1, 2014 you can purchase the kit 25% off for just $74.25
How Does it Work:

  1. Select $125 of your choice of Stampin’ Up! products (including sale items) you only pay $74.25 and it ships for FREE
  2. Log into the online portal
  3. Fill in your information
  4. Add you selected items to the cart
  5. Pay for your kit
  6. Your in like Flynn!!

Once you have completed the online purchase of your cart you can start shopping at a 20% discount 30% on your first order and there is more. You get an extra 5% cash back for all of your December purchases.

 

Here is a sample kit that will give you 40% off your purchase by using items that are on sale during the 2014 Online Extravaganza.

    • 140355  Big Lullabye Clear-Mount Bundle  $32 (value $42.90)
      Big News Clear Stamp Set & Lullaby Designer Series Paper
    • 140356 Perfect Banner Clear-Mount Bundle  $34.23 (value $48.90)
      Perfect Pennants Stamp Set & Banners Framelits
    • 140358Something Itty Bitty Clear Bundle $27.23  (value $38.90)
      Something to Say Stamp Set & Itty Bitty Punch Pack
    • 133763 Sweetheart Punch $7.98 (value $15.95)
    • 133671  Hello Honey Ribbon $4.48 (value $8.95)
    • 133654 2014-16 Markers $8.97 (value $14.95)
    • 133411 Bombs Away Stamp Set $9.77 (value $13.95)

Next best thing is you can then purchase the  Cyber Monday Door Buster Deals at a whopping 35% OFF

stampin up day 2 door buster sale

Who would think you could get the Blendabilities Markers for just $65!!

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Nov 192014
 

More Projects are HERE!!!

Round 2 of  the annual day for getting started on your holiday handmade gift items.

I have some great ideas to get you started.  There are 4 projects to choose from and you can do as many or as few as you like.   You can start at any time from 10 – 5 but remember to budget 3 hours for each project.

Choose from:

Many Merry Stars Wreath
Over the top WOW Christmas Tags
3 Home Decor Trees
12 Days of Christmas Photo Album
Set of 4 Tile Coasters
Christmas Cards

Many Merry Stars Wreath $35

many merry stars wreath

Class includes 24″ Grapevine wreath & Many Merry Stars Kit.  You will have extra stars to use for other projects.

 

Over the top WOW Christmas Tags $15

over the top christmas tags

Create all 9 tags that WOW up any package.

 

3 Tree Ensemble $32
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I know my photo only has 1 tree but there are actually 3 in the class, 14″, 12″ and 10″.  Photo is of 12″ Tree

Photo below are the trees displayed on mantel.

trees

12 Days of Christmas Photo Album
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This is an awesome gift for someone that just doesn’t have the time to put one together.   A fully decorated photo album where all they need to do is drop in a few holiday photos to preserve their memories.

24 Page Photo Album $48
Pages only $38 (Album not included)

Here is a sample of some of the pages.
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Christmas Cards
Stamp-a-Stack
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Get all of your cards done before Thanksgiving!!

Create 20 cards – 4 designs, 5 of each.

$25

need more no problem.  Add on in sets of 4 for $3

Stamped Tile Coasters
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Select for 4 styles and create a great gift of 4 coasters.

Tile Type:
White or Travertine

Stamp Image:
Nutcracker or Floral

Set of 4:
White tiles $10
Travertine tiles $12

Payment is required with registration

Oct 032014
 

Cruise and Crop Scrapbook Retreat

Day Date Port Arrival Departure
SAT 3/21/15 Miami, FL – Embarkation 4:00 PM
SUN 3/22/15 Stamping Day at Sea
MON 3/23/15 San Juan, Puerto, Rico 3:30 PM 10:00 PM
TUES 3/24/15 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
WED 3/25/15 Philipsburg, St. Maarten 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
THUR 3/26/15 Stamping Day at Sea
FRI 3/27/15 Stamping Day at Sea
SAT 3/28/15 Miami, FL – Disembarkation 7:00 AM
Times and itinerary are subject to change by the cruise line

Offering:

  • 3 Classes are included with the Crafting focus on Stamping & Card Making
  • Extra classes will be offered for an additonal fee – to be announced at a later date
  • Every crafter will receive their own FULL table
  • All meals are included
  • 24 hour room service
  • Goodie Bags, Prizes & Surprises galore!

 

rates
stateroom options double occupancy single occupancy
Inside Stateroom, Category 12, Deck 3: $849 pp $1,698
Inside Stateroom, Category 11, Deck 7: $869 pp $1,738
Inside Stateroom, Category 10, Deck 8: $879 pp $1,758
Balcony Stateroom, Category 2B, Decks 6 & 7: $1,104 pp $2,208
Suite Call Call
Triple and Quad occupancy cabins are also available in select categories. Please call for rates.

More cruise information and registration can be found here.

Oct 022014
 

If you love pretty paper, there’s no better time to purchase the $99 Starter Kit (a wonderful deal already), test drive Stampin’ Up! demonstrator discounts and benefits and become a member of the Stampers Club Team (when you join through me) than during the month of October!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!

For a limited time, you can enjoy six months of FREE Designer Series Paper.  Yep, you heard that correctly.  You’ll receive one FREE package of Designer Series Paper, every month for the next six months.

Fine Print:

  • Designer Series Paper is redeemable beginning November 2014 and ending April 2015.
  • Paper will be limited to non specialty paper only; Specialty Designer Series Paper and Designer Series Paper Stacks not included.
  • Deadline:  Friday, October 31, 2014; 11:50 PM (MT)

Please note Designer Series Paper will be offered based on availability. Holiday catalog paper will be unavailable after the catalog ends, at which point occasions catalog paper will be available on January 6, 2015.

READY TO GET STARTED? Click the button below and look for “join now!”

Sep 122014
 

Saturday Only Event Option: 8AM-2AM

One day crop option includes:

  • A full table of crafting space
  • Goody bag valued at $37
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Prizes
  • Make & Takes
  • Optional Classes
  • Shopping
  • Chair massage onsite (additional fee)
  • and more!

All this for just $90


 

Friday Only Event Option: 2PM-2AM

One day crop option includes:

  • A full table of crafting space
  • Goody bag valued at $15
  • Dinner
  • Prizes
  • Make & Take
  • Optional Classes
  • Shopping
  • and more!

All this for just $40



Register by September 26th

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