We have a pond in our backyard and I love it! I love the peaceful sound of the waterfall. Right now the surface is covered with waterlilies in pink, yellow, and white. We have had herons and egrets who also love the pond for a totally different reason! Thankfully there are lots of places for the fish to hide!

I pulled out my shaving cream for the background. I love this technique and I think it’s perfect for this card. And there is a sneak peek of the Take Your Pick tool that is in the Holiday catalog. You’re definitely going to want one!!!

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August Promotions!

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These products are available in August only while supplies last. The Watercolor Pencils may be available in an upcoming catalog.

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I’ve been meaning to try this Bridge Fold layout. I think it’s very clever. I have seen some with a bridge that can fold down to make a kind of table. It’s great for a barbecue, kitchen stove, dresser, or that kind of thing. I went simple with just a vine. I used Animal Outing. I just love all the animals in this set! I thought the giraffe worked best, looking over the vine bridge.

My friend thought this card was going to be a lot of work. She imagined we’d be tearing and pasting all the little red (Cajun Craze) dots, but the Framelits did all the work for us. If you don’t have a Big Shot, you could substitute a bit of the coordinating Designer Series Paper over the side and bridge panels and just cut out the giraffe’s head with Snips.

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August Promotions!

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Earn a $5 coupon code for every $50 you spend at my Stampin’ Up! store. Use the coupon codes for any product in September.

Here are the FAQs and Details.

 

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These products are available in August only while supplies last. The Watercolor Pencils may be available in an upcoming catalog.

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Mix Detailed with Love, Graceful Glass Designer Vellum, and the Stamparatus, and you’ve got yourself a beautiful card. I actually changed the design up a bit for the video. My original is shown on the left and the one I did for the video is on the right. I have seen some gorgeous cards using the Stamparatus Hinge Step where the image faded from the top to the bottom. But those images were bigger and bolder, so there was only room for stamping three times. It works a lot better with just three.

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New August Promotions!

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Earn a $5 coupon code for every $50 you spend at my Stampin’ Up! store. Use the coupon codes for any product in September.

Here are the FAQs and Details.

 

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These products are available in August only while supplies last. The Watercolor Pencils may be available in an upcoming catalog.

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The watercolor technique is perfect with the Touches of Texture stamp set. I used the colors in the Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper. I think this card would work for just about any event and the sentiments in Another Wonderful year give you lots of options.

I designed this card with the new stamper in mind, but I couldn’t help myself. I had to add a bit more texture with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing folder. The pattern is so subtle, it’s difficult to photograph. Stampin’ Up! used to sell plain and textured card stock and this folder adds a similar texture. Of course, using the embossing folder means you will need a Big Shot, something the new stamper may not own. You could certainly use Watercolor Paper instead of the regular Whisper White Card Stock I used. That would give you the texture without the Big Shot.

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I think Rooted in Nature is one of my favorite stamp sets in the 2018-2019 catalog. It has all the qualities of the beloved Lovely as a Tree with the added benefits of coordinating Framelits. It’s great for masculine cards. It can be used for Christmas and really any season. I shared a similar card a while ago, but hadn’t made a video. I made it at my in-house SIP Together, so it was time to make the video.

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Don’t miss out on the July Promotions!

Buy three of these Designer Series Paper packs, you will get a fourth free!

Now is a great time to join my team! A color family assortment of Classic Stampin’ Pads sells for $67.50 and you can get one free if you sign up in July!

Sign up now. Get your choice of $125 products for $99. Plus if you include 3 packs of Designer Series Paper, you’ll get a free 4th pack. Plus 10 ink pads in the color family of your choice. What a deal!

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Label your stamps with my Stamp Case Slips. The spine shows the catalog and the categories. The labels shows the page number you’ll find the set in the catalog. It also includes the name and item numbers for all the versions, wood and clear mount, and the French, German, and Dutch translations when available. The recommended blocks and coordinating products are there for your convenience as well.

Do you like to organize your stamp sets by theme? You can easily sort them all by color just as they are in the catalog. Look on page 1 in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog for the categories. So all your stamps with Daffodil Delight on the spine will have stamps for Kids and Babies. Personally, I organize my stamps alphabetically and that’s easy too.

And if you keep retired products, it sure is handy having the catalog and page numbers listed, especially if you keep your catalogs. If you haven’t kept the catalogs, you can find nearly all of them online at Michael Funke’s site here.

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July Promotions

Two Great Deals for July!

Buy three of these Designer Series Paper packs, you will get a fourth free!

Now is a great time to join my team! A color family assortment of Classic Stampin’ Pads sells for $67.50 and you can get one free if you sign up in July!

Sign up now. Get your choice of $125 products for $99. Plus if you include 3 packs of Designer Series Paper, you’ll get a free 4th pack. Plus 10 ink pads in the color family of your choice. What a deal!

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