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Getting my Creativity on with The Paper Players

A cool color challenge

I got so many new stamps and such this week and I want to use them all!  But since I can only use one, or two, stamp sets at a time, I will have to carve out time each day to make something creative!  The color challenge from the Paper Players served to stretch my creativity and I’m so glad I played along!  Here is the color palette I had to work with:

The honest truth is that I probably never would have paired these colors on my own, but I forced myself to use them.  That got me thinking that, other than a floral, I would have to use 3 of something – one for each color.  Looking thru my new stamps for something that would work, the clothespins wrapped in baker’s twine from the Crafting Forever stamp set would be perfect!  I played with a layout and ultimately, this is what I came up with: Bakers Twine from Crafting ForeverI used the new Pinewood Planks TIEF to add texture to the background layer of Pool Party.  Then a layer of Lemon Lime Twist card stock behind the main Whisper White panel repeats the Lemon Lime splattered on that panel.  Touches of Texture was used for the splatters.   The saying is stamped in Pool Party ink.  Each clothespin wrapped in Baker’s Twine is stamped in the three colors from the Color Challenge: Daffodil Delight, Lemon Lime Twist and Pool Party, and then fussy cut.  The new Mini Dimensionals propped up these little guys with no trouble!  (Thank you, Stampin’ UP! for added those mini’s – they are the Best.Thing.Ever!)

Do you like my entry to the Paper Players?   I really, really love how this card turned out, and I have the Paper Players to thank for that!  This  really stretched my creativity but I’m so glad I participated!  Hop over to the Paper Players and see what others did with this color challenge.  But before you do, please leave me a comment and tell me what YOU think of my project.

Then make sure to come back here again because I have something juicy and zesty to share with you! I have a class tomorrow night so I may not be to write another blog post tomorrow,  even though I have my project ready to share. (I’ll try to remember to snap some photos and share them on my Facebook page.  My class is centered on the Color Theory bundle and we’ll be making some cool cards just in time for summer reading!)  Remember, if you want to get any of the products I used tonight, you can click on the item below, or just click here to start shopping.  A host code for June is listed to the right for any order you place with me that is less than $150 dollars.  Thanks,

Happy Stampin’ Friends,

Nancy

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My Favorite Daisy -the Delightful Daisy bundle

Do you follow me on Facebook?  If you don’t, you missed out on seeing my bestie fav, My Favorite Daisy, that I made with new catalog products.  So click here to  Like my page right now.  I’ll wait.  Ahh, all done.  Now, you won’t miss another thing from me again!

Back to my favorite card.  The wood grain designer series paper was one of the things calling my name the loudest!  And that Daisy stamp and punch!  And the embellishments and ribbon.  Combine it with the luscious patterned Designer Paper in the Delightful Daisy suite and mix it all together and what do you get?  This:

Delightful Daisy and Woodgrain

Don’t you just love this?  The Wood Textures DSP is so realistic looking, and the patterned paper from the Delightful Daisy DSP reminds me of wall paper.  The gorgeous Crushed Curry 3/8″ Mini Chevron Ribbon provides the perfect way to cover the seam where these two papers met.

The star of the show is the Delightful Daisy!  This stamp set and punch bundle has been uber popular since making it’s debut at the OnStage event in April where it was available as a pre-order for demonstrators.  As such, the Daisy Punch is currently on backorder and expected to be available at the end of the month, along with the Faceted  Gems (clear and gold) .  The Daisy Delight stamp set is available.

Did you notice the cute little tag? Of course you did!  It’s from the Wood Crate Framelits die set.  The sentiment is from Wood Words stamp set ( I used a marker to isolate and stamp each word individually to make it fit on the tag), and that gorgeous Copper 1/8″ ribbon adds the finishing touch!

I think the Daisy Delight product suite is going to be one of your favorites too!  You can see other projects I made with the Daisy Bundle here.  Please place your order for this bundle as soon as it becomes available again, so you are assured of getting it.  Now that you follow me on Facebook, I’ll be sure to keep you updated of the status of the punch, the bundle, the Faceted Gems and the 1/8″ Copper trim.

Thanks for hanging out in  My Stampin Space with me today.   I hope you enjoy it here. Please leave me a comment at the end of this post and tell me what you think of this card.  I love to hear from you!

And thanks for shopping with me when you need to place orders for your stampin’ supplies.  I’m always grateful!  I like to show my thanks by sending an email or even a handmade ‘thank you’ card in the mail, but when you select “No Contact”, I don’t even know who placed that order!  So a big ‘thank you’ to who placed an order – I don’t know who you are, but I’m still thankful for you!

See you, and Happy Stampin!

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Coffee is Happiness

When I first saw this sketch challenge from Case This Sketch, I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to do!  The problem?  Everything I wanted to use to make it was in transit.  Hurry up, Mr. UPS-man!  So he got here today, and this is what I made!

Coffee is Happiness

And here is the sketch that inspired it:

Don’t you just LOVE this Coffee Break Designer Series Paper?

Coffee is Happiness

It’s so retro, and while I usually don’t gravitate towards paper with a busy design, I just Love this!  Maybe it’s all the different types of coffee pots and cups.  The polka dot pattern is just plain fun and playful!  Then there’s the coffee cup itself.  It’s so realistic looking thanks to the Coffee Cafe stamp set and coordinating Coffee Cups framelit dies.  (Bundle and Save 10%!)  The lid popped on in a snap (no worries about spills either!)  The corrugated cardboard sleeve keeps my hand from getting burned and it makes a nice place for the oval die cut featuring the word “Happiness”.  I do believe that coffee = happiness, but the word “happiness” is cropped from the sentiment.  The rest of the sentiment is on the inside:

Happiness is coffee shared with a friend

How true, right?  And I’m glad that I can share this with my friends over at Case This Sketch.

And it makes me so happy so share MyStampinSpace with you!  I’m honored when you choose to spend time with me and hang out here at My Stampin’  Space.  Feel free to kick back and enjoy a cup of coffee while you’re here!  My hope is that you will be inspired to make your own paper projects  and that you’ll pick up some tips and tricks along the way.

If you want to  get this stamp set, or all of the products in the Coffee Break Suite, pg. 30-31, (there’s ribbons and corrugated elements, too!) please head over to  my online store.

I’ve gotten so many items in my delivery today and I can’t wait to share eeverything with you so please stop back again.  Like me on Facebook, and subscribe to my newsletter so you won’t miss a thing!

Happy Stampin,

Nancy

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Tabs For Everything, Even Birthdays!

One of my favorite perks of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is getting sneak peeks of new catalogs and products before everyone else and attending events, like OnStage in April in Richmond, VA, and getting FREE products just for attending!   One of the stamp sets I got is a set called Tabs For Everything, and it has a coordinating punch (which I didn’t get, but it’s on its way to  me now!)  You can save 10% when you purchase this as a Bundle.

This set has so much potential for making tabs when used with the coordinating punch, and I think it will be a match made in heaven paired with the new “Love Today” Planner Kit!  You can see how awesome the Planner is by watching the video here.

It also has great potential for making fabulous cards!  Like this one:Tabs For Everything - Even Birthdays!

I was inspired for the color combination of Night of Navy, Smokey Slate, and LemonLime Twist by the jacket a fellow was wearing the other day.  (I see Stampin’ Up! colors everywhere!)  I mentioned to a fellow stamper that I could make a card with those colors, and she said she couldn’t wait to see what I came up with!

I liked this card, and color combination so much that I decided to make another card in a similar color combination of Dapper Denim, Basic Grey and Lemon Lime Twist.  What do you think?

Tabs for Everything - Even Birthdays!

Here are the two colors side by side:

Tabs for everything - even birthdays!

So which color combination do you like best?  Leave me a comment with your choice.

Here are the color combinations for your reference:

Dapper Denim, Basic Gray and Lemon Lime Twist

Because this is a birthday card, I decided to enter this into The Paper Players challenge.  The Paper Players Challenge 347

See how well this fits into the challenge?  Simple, right?  You can click here or on the picture above to head over to the The Paper Players challenge and be inspired by all the other entries featuring Birthday themed projects.

I hope you’ll seriously add the new “Love Today” Planner Kit! and the Tabs For Everything Bundle to your next order.  You can click here to shop my online store.  Please use the Host Code shown on the top of this page.

Thanks for visiting me in My Stampin Space today.  Come again, the door is always open and the Keurig is always on, ready to brew you a fresh cup!

Happy Stampin,

Nancy

Tabs For Everything stamp set

Tabs For Everything

 

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Happy Birthday, Gorgeous

Happy Birthday, Gorgeous.  I have to admit I I ‘passed over’ this stamp set my first, and probably second, trip thru the catalog.  I did like the die that is bundled with it, and LOVED that Stampin’ Up! is now offering adhesive sheets for the intricate dies like the “Happy Birthday” die.  But the stamp set just wasn’t calling my name, truth be told.  But I earned this bundle for free, so  I started taking notice of the potential of this ‘sleeper’ stamp set and discovered how much I LOVE this bundle called Happy Birthday, Gorgeous!  The flowers works great with the 2-step stamping and just as well on their own.

I needed a project to do at a workshop.  I wanted something easy for any skill level, yet something that would have some ‘Wow!” factor.  These flowers are so easy to work with, and a simple masking technique creates the “Wow!” factor.

Happy Birthday Gorgeous

A few of the absolutely gorgeous Glitter Enamel Dots add the finishing touch!

You can easily recreate this card – just place a 1-1/4″ strip of scrap paper across the center; stamp your flowers then remove the scrap paper.  You’ll be left with a nice clean slate to stamp your sentiment. Easy Peasy!

You can purchase this stamp set by itself or bundle it with the HappyBirthday die  and save 10%.

This is one bundle that I would highly recommend make it to the top of your ‘must-have’ list.  It is so versatile and fun and everyone needs birthday cards so you’ll reach for this over and over again, and every project can have a totally different look!  From the flowers to the balloons to the banners and the great sentiments that can be paired together and the various font and sizes, it’s an all around winner!

The colors I used to create this card are Powder Pink, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Bermuda Bay.  A great colorful color combination!  Feel free to save this color combination for your own use.  You can ‘pin’ this picture.

Stampin Up Color Combo

Thanks for visiting My Stampin Space today.  Be sure to visit my online store to grab your Happy Birthday Gorgeous bundle today!   Please leave me a comment and tell me what you like most about this card!

See you soon!

Nancy

 

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What were the 1st things I ordered from the New Catalog?

So exciting, you can now order from the new catalog!  And I bet you probably want to know what were the 1st things I ordered from the new catalog?

Well since I have the privilege of ordering many items in advance (love that perk of being a demonstrator!), there weren’t too many stamp sets and bundles I ordered as I am so EXCITED about all the accessories offered in this catalog!  I did order a few stamp set and here they are:

Lemon Zest bundle

Lemon Zest was the #1 Bundle that I just had to have!  I LOVE IT – it is so fresh and zesty, and perfect for summertime!

Beautiful Bouquet

Beautiful Bouquet Bundle was #2 on my list – I love the font style in the sentiments and thought the sentiments offered a well-rounded array of sayings for different occasions.  Of course the flowers are just so versatile too!

Crafting Forever

Crafting Forever is my #3 must have!  I just love this set and all the images in it.  I think it will be fun in so many different ways.  And of course, I agree with all of the sentiments!

Then there are the accessories, of course I had to get all of the new 2017-19 InColors in cardstock, ink, markers, and every color of ribbon, and the new little mini bows.

But did you see we now offer MINI Stampin’ Dimensionals?   I can’t live without dimensionals and I’m often cutting them in half to pop up tiny pieces.  And the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets?  The answer to gluing on those intricate die cuts!

And the Embossing Paste?   You can see that here.

And the Ribbon!  Oh my, I’m in Ribbon heaven!  I just want it all!  So, I am thinking of offering Ribbon Shares.  What are Ribbon Shares?  I’m glad you asked – ribbon shares are a great way to get alot of ribbon without the big price tag!  Basically, I would offer a grouping of ribbon and split each roll in 4.  When 4 people buy the ribbon share, I will divide the ribbons and mail each one to you.  So for instance, you could get 2.5 yards of all 5 colors of the InColor 1/2″ Finely Woven Ribbon for only $11.25!  If you would be interested in a Ribbon Share, please let me know.

So now that you know what I ordered,  WHAT IS ON YOUR ORDER?  If you need help, ask me.  I’ll help you get the most that you can for your money.

To place an order with me today, please click here and use Host Code 2HH3XWVE.   Then share with me what was the #1 product that you had to have today.  I love to hear your comments.

Happy Stampin’ and Happy Shopping!

Nancy

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Watch These Videos BEFORE you order from the New Catalog!

Stampin’ Up! just released several videos and I think you should watch these videos BEFORE you order from the New Catalog tomorrow.

Online ordering will be shut down from approx. midnight tonight until about noon June 1st (CST) to change over the catalogs and item codes.  So while you’re waiting, watch these videos!

Planners are all the Rage right now, and I’m so excited to share our new Love Today Planner, so I’m sharing this first:

I think the next Bundle is going to be a big hit.  I would order yours right away because I suspect this might be a sell-out!

The next two videos are my favorite bundles that I already have and just LOVE! I know you will as well:

A couple of new products need to be seen to be appreciated. You may have overlooked these items but I’m sure you won’t now that you see how awesome they are!

The next few bundles need no explanation as to why they are going to be so popular:

Everyone needs paper, and this year the choices of Designer Series Paper is just over the top delicous!

Overwhelmed? Don’t know where to start? Kits are great places to start, AND they make great gifts too!

Whew! Binge watching Stampin’ Up! beats Netflix any day, doesn’t it?

Get 25% off your first 3 months of Paper PumpkinDon’t forget that there is a promotion going on until June 10th for Paper Pumpkin craft kits too. New subscribers save 25% on June, July & August kits when you subscribe by June 10th  and use the promo code, STARTHERE, at PaperPumpkin.com to subscribe.

Ready to shop?  Join my Live on Facebook for my New Catalog Launch Party  at 7PM (EST) Thursday, June 1st for fun, games & prizes AND shopping.  Or just click here to start shopping and please use Host Code 2HH3XWVE when placing your order!

Thanks, friends!

Nancy

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Let’s Celebrate…50!

A big milestone birthday is always a reason to celebrate!  And a chance to play with new InColors that just arrived is also a reason to celebrate.  Combine the 2 together, and fun, fun, fun!

This card features the new color Berry Burst.  It’s a fun, bold and vibrant shade that’s not really pink but not purple either.  It’s a fun trendy color and it plays so well with Rich Razzleberry here for the balloons.  I used these colors as an accent against black and silver (after all it is a 50 birthday!).  Let's Celebrate 50!

You’ll notice that I’m using a number of retiring products along with the new In Color.  This time of year, I like to combine the old and the new.  After the new catalog makes its debut June 1st, I’ll stop showing the retiring product.  I like to only show you what you can buy so if you want to recreate my projects you can!

The Number of Years stamp set and Large Number Framelits are carrying over (I die cut the number 50 from Silver Foil sheets).  The Confetti TIEF and the Balloon Adventures stamp set and Balloon PopUp Thinlits dies are being retired.  If you want either of these items; you need to shop my store NOW!  They are only available while supplies last.

The recipient of this card was Sue, my husband’s admin assistant at work.  Her husband threw her a surprise party, and boy, was she surprised!  She was totally caught off guard.  After she regained her composure, she had a really good time.  And so did we!

Well, I have more InColors to show you, and more playing around with Daisy Delight and Color Theory.  Come back again soon.

Retiring Products

Click here to see the RETIRING LIST.

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Don’t forget, you can Pre-Order new products and 3 of the new IN-COLORS with the Eastern Palace Suite.

Eastern Palace Suite,

Click here to see the Eastern Palace Pre-Order options.   By the way, the Eastern Palace Premier Bundle is the most popular option.  Trust me,  you are going to want the Eastern Medallion thinlit dies, and the Very Vanilla extra thick card stock comes FREE!

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Please use HOST CODE CM4QQEWG  when placing an order thru my online store for the month of May!  Thanks!

Nancy

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Everything is Coming Up Daisies

Daisies, the quintessential flower of summer.  Who doesn’t love daisies?  They are simple, whether grown in your garden, or growing wild in a field or meadow.  White petals or yellows, daisies are simple and carefree.  And I think the new product suite from Stampin’ UP! (available June 1st) called Delightful Daisy will be a top customer favorite!  When you see everything in this suite, you’ll agree that everything is coming up daisies!

There is Daisy Delight stamp set, a Daisy punch, Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper, 1/4″Double stitched ribbon in Daffodil Delight, and, be still my beating heart!….Faceted Gems in both clear & gold!  This little babies are the 2nd best new embellishment being introduced in the new 2017-18 Annual Catalog.

Want to see what I made with this new product suite?  Of course you do!  So here it is:

Delightful Daisy suiteGorgeous, right?  I love this just-the-right-size daisy, the faceted gems that make the best flower center, and the designer series paper that really is delightful.   The really good news is that the 16 piece photopolymer stamp set and the punch are available as a bundle (save 10%).  You’ll want to add this bundle and coordinating products in this Suite to your wish list!

Follow me on Facebook – I’ll be offering a video class featuring the Delightful Daisy Product Suite to anyone who purchases the Daisy Delight Bundle thru me.  Details to follow.   So make sure you follow me on facebook, and sign up for my newsletter so you don’t miss out.

I’ll also be showcasing more projects featuring new products, and some featuring retiring products that you will want to snatch up before they’re gone, in the coming weeks.  I’m also working on a class schedule for May, June, July & August, and planning a Facebook Party to kick off the new catalog so everyone, whether near or far, can join me!  Because I don’t want to you miss out, and I know you don’t want to miss out, make sure you follow me here, in my newsletter, and on social media.

See you soon!

Nancy

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Want to have new products NOW?

As a demonstrator, my favorite perk is that I get to see, and order, the new products before anyone else.  I’ve been enjoying the new 2017-19 In Colors, and the many stamp sets, embellishments, etc. that I already have.    Do you Want to have new products NOW? Well, you can get your hands on a new Product Suite beginning today!

The Eastern Palace Suite is a stamp set (21 piece photopolymer) with rich, deep colors and lots of images that layer together.  The coordinating Eastern Medallions Thinlits dies take layering to a new level!  The gold vinyl stickers add an element of richness and opulence to your projects like nothing you’ve seen before! Eastern Palace Suite,

You have two packages to choose from; one has the thinlit dies and one does not.  You’ll also get 3 of the 5 new InColors in each bundle, AND the brand new Very Vanilla notecards, and the Very Vanilla thick cardstock in the Premier Bundle

You can download a PDF flyer of the two product bundles you can order beginning today, and the FREE gift you’ll get with each bundle.

Wow!  In all the years I’ve been with Stampin’ UP! I’ve NEVER seen them offer a pre-order to customers (this is a perk normally reserved for demonstrators) or offer the new In Colors to customers before the catalog release date!  So consider yourself privileged to be offered such a promotion!

First,  decide if you want the Eastern Palace Starter Bundle

or the Eastern Palace Premier Bundle I love the rich, deep colors and layering options of the Eastern Palace Suite

Then, go to my online store, and place your order!  Easy Peasy!  Don’t forget to use the May host code CM4QQEWG.

I hope that you all get the Premier bundle that includes the thinlits dies.  I can’t even begin to describe how awesome these dies are, you really need to see them for yourself.  When you purchase the the Eastern Palace Premier Bundle thru me AND use the May Host Code CM4QQEWG EMAIL ME and tell me that you’ve ordered the Premier Bundle and I’ll send you and 2017-19 In Color cardstock and DSP swatch booklet as my FREE GIFT to you!

So get your new products now.  It’s like getting all the perks of being a demonstrator, without actually being a demonstrator!  It may just cause you to want to become a demonstrator so you can keep getting those perks!  If you do decide to go that route, you’ll be in good company when you join my team!

Nancy

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