Mad for Plaid

I just love plaid, especially buffalo check plaid, so it’s fair to say that I am Mad for Plaid! I was so excited when I saw this cute little 1/4″ Black & White Gingham ribbon in the Holiday Mini Catalog!

BLACK & WHITE 1/4" (6.4 MM) GINGHAM RIBBON

Even more exciting is that the one of the patterns of paper in the Peaceful Prints DSP (available for FREE during SaleABration with a qualifying $50 order) has these adorable tiny Christmas Trees in a green and Black Buffalo Check. I just knew I had to combine this paper and ribbon!

Don’t you just love this? Doesn’t it make you Mad for Plaid also? So quick and easy, but oh so cute!

How it’s made

I started with a piece of Basic Black card stock cut to 5-1/2″ x 6 and folded it in half to make a 5-1/2″ x 3″ card base. Then I added a piece of this cute DSP from the Peaceful Prints which was mounted onto a Garden Green layer. I wrapped a piece of the B&W 1/4″ Gingham ribbon around that panel and tied it in a bow, before adhering it to the card base. I stamped the sentiment in Momento Black ink onto a scrap of Basic White cardstock and fussy cut with my Paper Snips before popping it up on mini Dimensionals.

Here’s another card I made with 2 little variations:

Looks almost the same, but this time I kept the whole sentiment rather than just cropping out part of it. And I tied the ribbon in a knot, rather than a bow. Then I tied on another scrap of ribbon to give more of a rustic look.

Which card do you like best? Leave me a comment below.

The Products

The Peaceful Prints DSP has so many pretty patterns: let’s take a look:

PEACEFUL PRINTS 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 CM) SPECIALTY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER
2 each of 6 double-sied 12″x12″ designer series paper in Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Real Red & Sahara Sand.

You can easily recreate this card yourself – and earning the Free Peaceful Prints DSP is easy! Here’s how:

  • Christmas to Remember Stamp Set #156300 – $22.00
  • Black & White 1/4″ Gingham Ribbon # 156485 2@ $7.00 – $14.00
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad # 132708 – $6.00
  • Basic Black 8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock # 121045 – $8.75
    • Total $50.75 – you just earned 1 Free Sale-A-Bration item!

You can shop my online store, safely & securely 24-7, when you click on this link. And thanks for shopping with me!

Last Christmas, I made a really cute Gift Card Holder using the Buffalo Check and a Moose! You can check out that post here. I guess I really have been Mad for Plaid for quite some time!

Thanks for stopping by My Stampin S;pace today! I’m glad you’re here.

2021 Catalogs are here!

The 2021 Catalogs are here and you can view them online right now! Just click on the Catalog Cover to view the catalog.

2021 Jan - june Catalog
January – June 2021 Mini Catalog

Watch this short video for a sneak peek of the catalog

Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration catalog
Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration catalog

SALE-A-BRATION

Sale-A-Bration is a promotion where you can earn exclusive product for FREE with every qualifying order ($50 before tax and shipping earns you 1 Level 1 SAB item – there are no limits to how many items you can earn. $100 before tax and shipping earns you 1 Level 2 SAB item [or 2 Level 1 items].) Shop Now and Earn!

You can also earn a free exclusive stamp set when you Host a qualifying workshop (or place an order yourself of $300 or more).

Do you love paper? And discounts? Receive an assortment of 5 stacks of 6″x6″ paper for Free when you purchase the ultimate $99 Starter Kit and Join Stampin’ Up! as a demonstrator!

Some Hi-Lights from the 2021 January – June Catalog

If you are an active customer of mine, the new catalogs are on their way to you. Catalogs were mailed out on Dec. 9th and shipped via Bulk Mail but due to the delays the USPS is experiencing, I know many of you have not received your catalogs yet. But the 2021 Catalogs are here and you can view them online here on my blog until the mailman delivers yours to you.

Let me know what your favorite product/suite is from the 2021 January-June catalog!

Did you watch me make this?

At the beginning of the month, I attended the Stampin’ UP! event “OnStage@Home”. Twice a year, I’ve been attending this conference at different cities around the Eastern part of the country, gathering with several hundred, or thousand, Stampin’ UP Demonstrators. But this year, OnStage was a Covid edition – at home! But I wasn’t going to let that stop me from gathering with a few of my closest demonstrator friends!

I hosted OnStage@Home at MyStampinSpace Studio where I have a large screen and projector so we were able to watch the virtual event on a big screen. We had swaps, makes & takes, games and prizes! Here are a few photos from that event:

One of the things I did after that event was to make a renewed commitment to making videos and doing Facebook Lives on a regular basis. If you follow my Facebook page, you’ll see that I’m now doing a Facebook Live on Wednesday nights at 7pm (EST). This past week, I shared some sneak peeks from the Jan-June 2021 and 2021 SaleABration catalogs. You can watch that video here.

I used some of the new products to make this card:

Painted Texture Art Gallery in Bermuda Bay

If you were watching me on FB Live, then you made this card with along with me. The background Paper is Oh So Ombre in Bermuda Bay and that great texture on the background is from a new Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder. The flower and sentiment are from Art Gallery and the dies to cut it out are from Floral Gallery dies.

I made this card in Blackberry Bliss as well. Would you like to see that? Oh, just kidding, I already know the answer! Of course you would, so here it is:

Art Gallery Blackberry Bliss

Did you notice that gorgeous Painted Texture embossed background? Let’s take a close-up look:

Painted Texture 3D Embossing

So now that you’ve seen both, which color do you like better, Blackberry Bliss or Bermuda Bay? Let’s take a side by side look to compare, then leave me a comment with your preferece.

GET YOUR NEW CATALOGS!

If you are a regular customer of mine (meaning you have placed an order with me in the past 12 months) then I’ll be sending you a set of the new catalogs which should arrive to you around mid-December. If you aren’t, well let’s change that!

Online Extravaganza – Nov 24th only

1-Day only – November 24th

Anytime is a great time to place an order with me, but Nov 24th will be an even better time to place an order! Why? Because November 24th is our 1-Day Sale where you can get 10% off (almost) everything Stampin’ Up! has to offer!

Click Here to shop my online store. When you are shopping with me, please use Host Code KDW32Q9P. If you order is greater than $150 (before tax and shipping), then do not use the host code, but rather use those rewards for yourself.

Take advantage of the sale on the 24th – it’s not too often that Stampin’ Up runs a sale like this! And then you’ll be sure to get the new catalogs in the mail from me!

Thanks friends, and watch me on Facebook Live on Wednesday evenings!

Nancy

June Pals Blog Hop

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Thank you for joining us for the June Pals Blog Hop and our kickoff to the new catalog! Are you ready to see wonderful creations featuring new products from the 2013-14 Stampin’ Up! catalog? Get ready to update your wishlist!

You should have just left stop number 24 on the Pals Hop – Peggy Noe at Prettypapercards.com. If so, you are in the right spot. If you get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

June Pals Blog Hop

My project features a new stamp set and 3 of the new In-Colors.  The stamp set, Simply Sketched, is a hostess set and I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it!  I chose to use the “With Heartfelt Sympathy” sentiment because of my need for a sympathy card, but the card would work equally as well with either of the 3 sentiments in the set.

While we talking about love at first sight, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new 2013-2015 In-Colors.  Many times I have to ‘warm up’ to new colors but not this year.  I actually got to see the new colors before they were released when I attended a Stampin’ Up! Regional Conference in April.  I couldn’t wait to get my hands on these new colors and start creating.  I chose to use Baked Brown Sugar for my base layer; I embossed half of this layer with the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder.  Pistachio Pudding and Crisp Cantaloupe blend perfectly to create a soft color palette.  I created the flags using the background stamp from “Oh Hello” and the 1″ square punch.  I scored the Crisp Cantaloupe flag using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool to create some texture and dimension.

Simply Sketched Hostess Stamp Set
Simply Sketched Hostess Stamp Set
Wood Mount # 129669 Clear Mount # 129672

 

If you want to order any items from the new 2013-14 Catalog, click here or click directly on any of the underlined items above.  The stamp set can only be purchased with Reward Dollars which can be earned with a minimum order of $150 before tax & shipping.  Reward Dollars can be earned by hosting a home party or by placing an order with me.

The next stop is Penny Nichols at Sierra Stampin!, stop number 1 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting – and I hope to see you next month!

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Thanks to the talented Nicole Watt for creating our blog hop badge and buttons!

If you like what you saw today, please leave me a comment; I love to hear what you think of my projects.  To view previous posts, please click on the link above the post title at the top of the page.

Thanks for stopping by My Stampin’ Space today.   Please come back again tomorrow; I’ll be sharing posts all this week.  It’s birthday week at the Gleason household (4 birthdays in 1 week! – Wow!) so I’ll be posting birthday cards all week!

Happy Stampin’,

Nancy

If you don’t have a demonstrator and want to order product, I would be honored to become your demonstrator!  My customers will get a catalog for free, a $5.00 value!

Baltimore or Bust

Oh my goodness!  I had SUCH A GOOD TIME at the Baltimore Regional Stampin’ Up! event on  Saturday I’m still on a high.  The makes & takes, the WOW demos, the Prize Patrol, the swaps.  It was all good!

I’ve posted some pics on my Facebook page (had trouble posting from the convention center but all the pics are up now) so “LIKE” me on Facebook if you haven’t already.

I’ll be posting pics of the swaps  in the coming days AND I’ll be teaching some of the new techniques I learned during the event.  Why don’t you join me, I have a class scheduled April 25th so if you are nearby, join me.  Or host a workshop of your own.

Our new annual catalog goes live May 31, 2013.  I can’t share with you (yet) all the new products that will be introduced in the new catalog but I can tell you, you won’t want to miss it!  So book a party with now beginning May 31st and be the first one on your block to host a Stampin’ Up! new catalog party!  You’re friends will be green with envy!

I can share the new Color Refresh with you now.  Stock up on your favorite retiring colors before they are gone. Colors that have been announced as retiring will only be available while supplies last.  And Not Quite Navy cardstock has already sold out!

Well off to bed for me; to dream of new colors!  They are dreamy!

 

 

Spring is in the air….

 

Spring is definitely in the air, and we can’t wait to show you all the new products that will be introduced in June in the 2013-2014 annual catalog.   Here’s your pre-sneak peek look at A Round Array!

Available in English, French & Spanish, A Round Array is designed to coordinate with our new 7/8″ scallop circle punch.

Available as a bundle with the punch at a 15% savings now thru May 31st.

Price                             Description                                                Item #
$23.95      Spring Surprise Bundle* (English; clear)            133899
                  Spring Surprise Bundle (Spanish; clear)              133897
                  Spring Surprise Bundle (French; clear)                133898

Already own the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch?  No worries, you can order the stamp set solo!
Price                          Description                                                 Item #
$14.95      A Round Array Stamp Set* (English; clear)           129090
                  Variedades Stamp Set (Spanish; clear)                    131682
                  Médallions séduction Stamp Set (French; clear)    131616
*Only offered in clear-mount. Wood-mount option will be available in  the 2013–2014 annual catalog.

You can add this to an order now and take advantage of the Sale-A-Bration promotion, too!  For every $50 in products (before shipping) you can choose 1 item from our Sale-A-Bration catalog for FREE!  So place your order before March 22 to take advantage of BOTH of these promotions!

Shop now and be the first person on your block to score the new A Round Array! stamp set before the catalog release!

 

 

Clearly New Stamps Are Here!

Photopolymer Stamps are here!

What is photopolymer you ask?  Watch this video and find out!

We’ve searched long and hard for just the right material to be able to introduce completely clear stamping. And we’ve found it. We’re excited to announce that we now have wood-mount, clear-mount AND photopolymer stamps! The new photopolymer will be an addition to our stamp line and will appeal to all types of stampers. Our top-quality photopolymer has just enough give to create a perfectly stamped image every time and with the introduction of our firm-foam pads, let’s just say they’re meant for each other! Photopolymer stamps will also be unique, fun designs that will inspire you and provide more versatile options you may not see in our traditional wood- and clear-mount stamp options.

What makes them so great?

  • They’re entirely transparent for perfect placement every time!
  • They are durable. The photopolymer material is designed to last.
  • Can you say sticky? (Don’t worry; in a good way.) These stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks.
  • They’re age tested. They won’t yellow or cloud up over time.
  • They use FDA, food-safe material. How far can you stretch your stamping creativity?
  • We could go on, but we’ll let you try them for yourself.

They are clearly a great choice.

Designer Typeset Photopolymer Stamp Set #132956 $ 13.95

For more information on the PhotoPolymer Stamps, click here for a flyer.

Ready to jump in and order your set today?  Click here to go to my on-line store and get your Designer Typeset photopolymer stamp set today!  Don’t forget, until March 22nd, with every $50 purchase of Stampin’ Up! products, you can get a FREE item from our Sale-A-Bration promotion.

So now that you know what photopolymer stamps are, don’t keep the news to yourself – go share this post with every crafter/stamper/scrapper you know.  Click on a social sharing button below.