Monday, April 17, 2017

Live Beautifully Card Class (In-Home and Long Distance Option)

May is National Scrapbooking Month, and we have a very special paper coming out called Live Beautifully.  I have a scrapbook workshop to share with you, but I also wanted to design a card class with some fun techniques!   We will be heat embossing our cards, and I bet by the end of the class, you will be a pro!!

Tuesday, May 9th
6:30 pm

We will make 12 cards - 4 of each.  This is what the class cost includes:
  • 1/2 packet of Live Beautifully paper (picture of paper packet below)
  • Pre-Cut pieces for your cards
  • 12 cards and envelopes
  • 5-1/2 feet of shimmer trim
  • 36 Clear and Gold Sparkles 
  • Use of my Embossing Powders, Embossing Guns, Stamp Set, Ink, and Shimmer Brushes
Space is limited!  Sign up early to reserve your spot by CLICKING HERE.

Long Distance Option

The cost for the long distance class includes:
  • 1/2 packet of Live Beautifully Paper
  • Pre-Cut, Pre-Stamped, and Pre-Embossed pieces for your cards
  • 12 cards and envelopes
  • 5-1/2 feet of Shimmer Trim
  • 36 Clear and Gold Sparkles
  • Directions for putting cards together.
Order your kit by clicking on the payment button below.  Kits will be mailed on May 8th.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Rose Blossom Blog Hop

Welcome to the Rose Blossom Blog Hop!  We are so excited about this one, and the sneak peeks have been fabulous!  I am excited to hop!

Today we are showing you the paper Some Kinda Wonderful.  It's bold, fun, and perfect for the upcoming months!  Now, to follow the hop is just a big circle.  No matter where you start, you just keep going till you get back to the beginning.

I've made a layout for you today.  This is my sister and her granddaughter, my little great niece.

I used an overlay from the Artbooking cartridge for the background.  This adds a lot of interest to a scrapbook page.  Because I used a honeycomb background, I added some bees!  You can find them on the Flower Market cartridge.  The clouds are a border from Artistry.  I cut it once in glacier and then one in the striped paper from Some Kinda Wonderful.

This was a relatively simple layout, but it was so much fun to make!  Now it's time to move on to Lynn!  I know she has some fabulousness over there for you to see!

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wedding Tags

Today I want to bring you Hello Lovely.  This is another paper that will be retiring on April 30th.  I've had a couple of questions asked of me lately:
"How do you use up all the complements?"
"What if I don't want to color stamps?"

I answered both of those questions by creating these lovely wedding tags!

I've used Hello Lovely complements as accent piece on the tags.  They are Sea Glass in color and are a lovely contrast to the Desert Sand ink I used for stamping.  The stamp I've used is the Hello Lovely cardmaking stamp.

Now, sometimes a stamp is just a stamp.  It doesn't need coloring, and it doesn't even need a shimmer brush (even if I do use them on everything!).  Anything other than Desert Sand ink on these tags would be too much.  Aren't they perfect for a gift wrapped in gold wrapping?

See possibilities in all your supplies and remember that sometime simple is just enough!

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Seasonal Expressions Retiring April 30th

Seasonal Expressions 1 will be retiring on April 30th.  It's been a great 4 months with these papers and stamps, hasn't it?  I want to take a week or so to show you some of the fun things in the book.  Be sure to pick up what you'd like before it's gone!

First up is Dreamin' Big.  I think this is my favorite paper in this book!  I loved all of them, but this one seemed to match every type of photo and event.  I put together a fun Dutch Door fold card to show off this paper with the Dreamin' Big stamp set.

I stamped the butterflies with saffron ink and then rolled the edges in poppy.  Rock and roll is such a fun technique!

I hope you have a lovely week!  Thank you so much for stopping in today!

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

We Are Blessed

I like birds a lot.  Anyone can tell you that I watch them like crazy, listen to their calls, and love to take photos.  So Flock Together is a fun stamp set for me!  I dreamt about this design last night so after our yardwork was done today, I had to sit down and play with this stamp set.

I used the slice feature in Design Space to cut the hole in the front of the card.

I used Shinhan markers to color the birds - Golden Yellow, Light Cerulean Blue, and Tender Pink.  The paper is from Uptown and Adventure Fundamentals.

So next time you dream about a project, be sure to write it down so that you can make it!

Flock Together is the stamp of the month, and you can order it for $5 with a $50 purchase.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Flash Sale - Starting April 7th at 3:00 pm MDT

Set your clock! Starting on Friday, April 7th at 3:00 pm MDT 
(2:00 pm PDT; 4:00 pm CDT; 5:00 pm EDT)
there will be a 24-Hour Flash Sale on my website! 

This sale will feature a 30% discount on selected products and product bundles from Annual Inspirations and Seasonal Expressions 1.

Mother's Day Frame Kit

My in-home class is full, but I have 6 kits available for my Mother's Day frame.  In this kit, you will work with cuts from the Flower Market cartridge, and I know you will have a blast!  

Everything is pre-cut, and the cost is $16 shipped.

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