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Stamper’s Showcase All You Need is Love

Hello Kre8tors and welcome to another Blog Hop! I’m Melissa Tennison and I’m an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Oregon, USA. We are hopping with the Stampers Showcase Blog Hop today! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post and click that Next button when you’re done here to hop along to the next amazing project!

The projects I’m sharing with you today are a couple of masculine cards featuring brayer colored hearts and silver heat embossing. I have never played with brayers before, but after making these brayer colored hearts, I think I’m in love!

For the first card, I put down a silver foil mat, then cut out a heart using the Be Mine Stitched Dies. I also brayer colored a scrap of Whisper White cardstock with Pretty Peacock and Mango Melody. Then I cut some smaller hearts out of that.

I heat embossed my sentiment in silver embossing powder on a piece of vellum. Behind the vellum is a small strip of Pretty Peacock cardstock to accentuate the sentiment.

I had quite a few pieces left over, so I decided to make a second card. For the large heart, I used the die cut from the previous card and heat embossed the sentiment in silver embossing powder.

Then I used the leftover brayer colored hearts and staggered them using dimensionals and glue dots. I love how these colored hearts turned out! Have you used a brayer before? I highly recommend you give it a try! It’s so much fun seeing the colors roll and blend. Take a peek at my video tutorial below!

Measurements:

Card Bases: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score @ 4-1/4″
Silver Foil and Pretty Peacock Mats: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Whisper White Mat for Card 1: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Pretty Peacock Strip for Card 1: 1-1/4″ x 4-1/4″
Vellum Strip for Card 1: 1-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
Scrap Whisper White for Hearts

Materials:

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January Ink Stamp Share Blog Hop SAB

Hello Kre8tors and welcome to another Blog Hop! My name is Melissa Tennison and I’m an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Oregon, USA. Today we are hopping with the Ink. Stamp. Share. Blog Hop! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post and click that Next button when you’re done here to hop along to the next amazing project!

Today I’m sharing with you some cards made using the Lovely Lily Pad reversible photopolymer stamp set and coordinating die cuts from the Sale-A-Bration flyer. These stamps and die cuts are so great! There are so many different looks you can achieve using these products. I decided to keep it fairly simple and use just the lily images with a bit of splatter in the background and sequins dotted around.

I think the largest lily on the lily pad is probably my favorite. The way the reversible stamps work lends the image a very “rough” artistic element, which I quite enjoy. I used Flirty Flamingo, Mint Macaron, and Pineapple Punch on these cards, because I thought those colors coordinated pretty well with the sequins I used.

I first stamped the solid image from the smooth side of the photopolymer stamp in my main color. Then using Stazon Jet Black ink, I flipped the stamp over and stamped the textured side on top of the solid image to get the outlined effect. I really like how these stamps lay down the detail on top of the color. It really makes the colors stand out and pop!

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to put all three lily’s on to one card, but in the end I decided to make three separate cards as part of a “pack”. Before putting my stamped images down on my card base, I took an aqua painter and dipped it into a pool of Pineapple Punch ink, then using the cap of the aqua painter, I flicked the brush tip towards the paper to get the splotches. I used the same technique with a Wink of Stella Glitter Brush in Clear for a bit of extra sparkle.

I glued down the sequins by taking some Multipurpose Liquid Glue and dotting it around the main image. Then using my Take Your Pick Tool and the putty tip, I picked up some of the sequins and placed them down onto the glue spots and held them in place for a moment so they would adhere.

Once all of my elements were in place, the cards looked a little too bare for me, so I decided to add some sentiments from the Painted Poppies Suite of products in the Stazon. I really love how these sentiments pop against the colorful elements on these cards. Be sure to pick up your Sale-A-Bration goodies while you can! Once these beautiful stamps and coordinating dies run out of supply, they are gone forever! Ask your demonstrator for more details, and if you don’t already have one, I would be happy to help!

Don’t forget to hop along to the next blog to see what exciting project my good friend Deb has created for you! Click the Next button below!

Measurements:

Whisper White Cardbase: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score @ 4-1/4″
Scrap Whisper White for stamping

Materials:

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Painted Poppies DSP Card & HAUL

Hello Kre8tors! Today I’m sharing my Peaceful Poppies DSP Card that I CASE’d from the Mini Catalog and the HAUL that I unboxed in my exclusive customer and team Facebook Group. Want in? Easy! Just become a customer by placing an order or join my team! Now, onto this beautiful and simple card!

The Peaceful Poppies Suite of products is full of amazing colors, images, and embellishments! The card I made for my customers and team members during my Facebook Live video used this gorgeous piece of designer series paper. It made making this card super easy! I just stamped the sentiment, cut it out with the coordinating die cut label, added some color to the pre-cut vellum shapes and glued them on. I also decided to add on some of the adorable gold sequins from the Peaceful Poppies Sequins. It added a nice touch, I think.

The Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon adds a nice whimsical element behind the sentiment. It’s a lovely ribbon and I can think of a bunch of ways I want to use it in other projects! I’m so excited to get crafting with these materials!

Stampin’ Up! makes it so easy to coordinate your projects with matching papers and inks. They list each color that is used in the suite so all you need to do is pick the color from the suite you like the best and you know it will coordinate beautifully on your project! I chose the Rich Razzleberry card base, as well as colored in the “happiness” with the Stampin’ Write Marker in the same color. I used my Classic Stampin’ Pad in Poppy Parade for the other parts of the sentiment.

Be sure you check my YouTube video below to see how this card came together, and to see my unboxing of some other great Mini Catalog products and Sale-A-Bration items!

Don’t forget, right now during SAB there are so many ways to earn FREE product! You can either Shop, Host, or Join! I’d love to talk to you more about any of these amazing opportunities, just send me a message or click the images below!

Measurements:

Rich Razzleberry Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score @ 4-1/4″
Peaceful Poppies DSP: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Whisper White Scrap: Approx. 2″ x 3″

Materials:

Paper Snips

$10.00

Or instead of purchasing the first 6 items above individually, purchase the entire Painted Poppies Suite Bundle for only $48 more and get Painted Poppies Cling Mount Stamp Set and the Poppy Moments Dies! That’s a savings of 3 Multipurpose Liquid Glues!!! (or $12!)

I hope you enjoy my video tutorial and haul unboxing below! If you do, please be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel and don’t forget to checkout my 5,000 subscriber giveaway!
Details can be found HERE!

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

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Honey Bee Bundle SAB Part 2

Hello Kre8tors! Welcome to Part 2 of our Sale-A-Bration series using the Honey Bee Bundle from the 2020 Mini Catalog along with the coordinating Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper! There are so many projects you can make using these products together! Here’s another one I CASE’d from the Sale-A-Bration Flyer! This is a small gift card holder that perfectly fits an Amazon, or any type, gift card.

This bundle is perfect for a variety of cards and projects, and coordinates with the Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper. I am CASEing the Sale-A-Bration (SAB) Flyer, and creating three projects for you that use this set along with that FREE paper! So be sure you follow my blog, subscribe to my YouTube channel, and find me on Facebook so you don’t miss out!

I substituted a FREE SAB product, the Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins, for the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon as I don’t have any of that beautiful stuff quite yet… but 3 spools are on their way to me! If you were to purchase the Honey Bee Bundle, one spool of that Ruched Ribbon, and an adhesive, you would qualify to get the Golden Honey Specialty DSP for FREE! For more details, visit my online store.

There are also amazing perks for hosting a party (virtual) or joining my team. I would love to talk to you about the benefits of each option, and what extra goodies you get during SAB!

For now, let’s take a peek at what you need to make this awesome gift card holder! Check out my video tutorial below, and please let me know if there is anything I can help you with!

I can’t wait to ‘Sale-A-Brate’ every moment with you!

Measurements:

DSP & Whisper White for Gift Card Base: 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″
DSP for Envelope: 4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″, score on long edge @ 3″ & 6″,
score on short edge @ 4″
Striped DSP: 2″ x 3″
Whisper White: 1-3/4″ x 2-1/2″ plus scraps

Materials:

Blender Pens

$12.00

Check out the other projects in this SAB Flyer series using the Honey Bee Bundle by clicking on the thumbnail images below!

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
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Honey Bee Bundle Hive Card

Hello Kre8tors! Just a few more Honey Bee projects to inspire you before I jump into some other amazing Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration projects. Be sure to follow my blog, and subscribe to my YouTube channel so you don’t miss a thing!

This card was CASE’d and tweaked slightly from the 2020 Mini Catalog. It’s so beautiful and soft with the So Saffron and Soft Sea Foam color palette. The Very Vanilla card stock lends to these tones beautifully as well. I especially love the little hive die cut on top of the bee hive.

The bee and flowers were stamped with a fun technique using the Stamparatus that will allow you to stamp lots of small die cut pieces quickly, using a precut template. Check out my video tutorial below to see how I did it!

The other stamps and die cuts in this bundle are perfect to create a plethora of projects! Did you see my Shaker Card post? BEE sure to go and check that one out, you don’t want to miss out! I’ve already made tons of cards using this set. You can check them out in my Mini Catalog Playlist on my YouTube channel!

I also scattered some of those Frosted Epoxy Droplets around the card for a little more dimension and interest. I really love these embellishments, they really make a big impact on a little card.

Measurements:

Soft Sea Foam Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored @ 4-1/4″
Very Vanilla Bottom Mat: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Very Vanilla Top Mat: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Very Vanilla Scraps: Approx. 4″ x 5″

Materials:

Blender Pens

$12.00

Stamparatus

$49.00

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code A33HA3TZ when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

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