Card Share From My Rochester, New York Event

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Wanted to share a fun card we did at the event I held in Rochester, New York  last weekend.    Jodie and I had so much fun stamping with the 50 wonderful ladies on Saturday.  I thought it would be fun to share some of the cards we made over the coming days.

This card uses the Sunburst Thinlit from the main Stampin' Up Catalog for the background.  The main focus of course is the Hot Air Balloon.

Last April Jodie and I took a ride in a Hot Air Balloon over Salt Lake City.  Something that had been on my bucket list, but I guess I never knew how popular hot air balloons are.  Because this is one of the fastest selling bundles for me in the Occasions Catalog.

It has a fun stamp set called Lift Me Up, with sixteen rubber stamps and matching Framelits Set called Up & Away that has 15 different dies.  As you can tell by the picture some of the dies are different inserts to be placed behind the main balloon.  This allows you to make your balloon very colorful.  Just a really fun set to play with.  Of course there is a bundle that allows you to save 10% when you buy the stamp and dies together.

When you purchase the bundle you are very close to a Free Sale-a-Bration Item.

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Join Us For Club Class

Kicking off a new round of Occasions Card Club.  Every month we will make four different all Occasions Cards.  We would love for you to join us.  You do not have to be a club member to come make the 4 cards.  All you have to do is RSVP a week before the club class.  here are this month's cards.

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These club classes are held in my home in Jefferson, Ohio and also in Warren Ohio.

The club classes in my home are always held on Tuesday  These classes are an open house style.  Meaning you can come anytime between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to make your cards.  You need to bring your own adhesive and spend $25 if you are not a club member or pay $8 to make the cards.

I also have a Saturday Card Club each month at my home and it is held from 10 a.m. until noon.

The club in Warren, Ohio is held on North Road NE and is on Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m.  Once again all you need to do is RSVP if you want to come, bring your own adhesive, spend $25 or pay $8 for the class.  Always a fun night of stamping and fellowship.

Can't come this month save the date for future  club dates.

Jefferson, OH

Jan. 24 or 28                 Feb. 21 or 25   

March 21 or 25               April 18 or 22

May 23 or 27                  June 20 or 24

Warren, OH

Jan. 25                          Feb 22 

March 22                     April 19

May 24                          June 21

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Twisted Pop-Up Card Video

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Why did I wait so long to do this creative fold?  Because I felt it was too difficult.  Boy was I wrong.  Once you get the basics down it is an easy creative fold as you will see by the video below.

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I started with a piece of Smoky Slate that measured 4 1/4" x 11" and it's important to decorate the front first.  I used the beautiful Lift Me Up Bundle.  This bundle matches the Carried Away Designer Series Paper which is a free item with a $50 order until March 31, or while supplies last, during Sale-a-Bration.

To make the pop-up part of the card you need a piece of card stock that measures 3" x 8".  You will score down the center on both ides at 4" on the long side and 1 1/2" on the short side.  Mark at the 2 1/2" from each corner with a pencil, on the top and bottom edge of card stock.

You will score an "X" from mark to mark.  The center of the "X" should match the center of the card stock where the other score lines intersect.  Watch the video as it will help you, this is what scared me, but it is very simple.  Just remember to burnish your score line well.  You will mark 2 1/8" in the center fold of your card and that is where this pop-up goes.

To cover up Pop-up cut to piece of designer series paper that measure 4" x 5 1/4".  Mark at the 2" on the short side and 2" down on each side.  You will cut a triangle to fit inside the card and cover up the center.

The focus piece is 3 3/4" x 11" score in center at 5 1/2" and at 2 3/4" from each end.  This will fold like a "W".  You need 4-2 1/2" x 3 1/2" panels for the focus piece.

To assemble the card, center the booklet at the top of the open card, ends upward just inside the edge, with the back page facing up.  Apply Adhesive to the Pop-Up Mechanism, as show in the video.

 

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Fun Shares From My Weekend

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Had to share some of the fun Jodie and I had this weekend.  We headed to Henrietta, New York to do a stamping day.  I have many members of my Stamp Family in the Rochester, New York Area.  So decided to plan a stamping day with them and Jodie went with me.

So we mixed a little side trip, with work, and went to Niagara Falls, New York for the afternoon.  Was a little windy but for a January day very nice.  And no crowds so even made it better.  So love that I have a job that allows me to travel and share it with Jodie.

#stampday #linda

On Saturday we did a stamp class for 50 ladies from the Rochester, New York area.  What fun!!

One of the most rewarding part of my job is to watch each women as they arrive for an event like this.  They all come in with life written all over their faces.  Each having issues going on in their world.  Doesn't matter, they all have work, family, health issues etc. that they left behind.  As they walked in to a room of over 20 stamp projects, they were in a totally different world.  The smiles, the renewing of old friendships or the meeting of new all made this day extra special.  Which is one of the greatest blessing of stamping.

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So thank you ladies for helping made this day so amazing.  Until we meet again, whether it be at my upcoming Stamp Retreat in March or a future event in your area.

I would love for you to join my Stamp Family!!  Want more information?  Check it out, give Stampin' Up! a Test Drive.

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Tomorrow We Ca Finally Order

I know many of you have been waiting patiently to order the Stitched framelits.  Well they will be back in stock tomorrow.

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If you remember we released them back in November, as a sneak peek.  Even though they will be in the new main catalog come June.  Well they were so popular that we sold out very soon, and have not been able to get them.  That all changes tomorrow so don't miss out.

Remember this month's Hostess Code

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DON'T MISS OUT registrations are coming in for my Spring Stamping in the Woods, Stamp Retreat in Northwest Pennsylvania..  You are considered registered once I receive your payment.  Full details are on my blog.  All the projects are planned for you.  It is a weekend about you no meals to plan nothing except fellowship, stamping and eating. 


Got To Love Red, White, & Black Cards

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Check out this love card, not necessary a Valentine's Day card but it could be.  I love the looks of white, black and red today.  

This card uses the Bloomin' Heart Thinlit Die that you do need to use the Precision Plate and the Big Shot Brush with it because it is so detailed.  I also used the arrow from the Love Notes Framelit Dies that is part of the Sealed with Love Bundle.

The Sealed with Love Bundle is the Stamp of the Month Kit that I released this month.  I love the 5 cards in this kit.  If you have not checked out the details you need to do so here.  This whole Stamp of the Month Kit is done in the whites, reds, and blacks.

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 Registration is up for Stamping in the Woods Camp Judson, PA March 17-19

Adventure’s in Stamping Stamp Convention April 29-30

Rubber Stamp & Scrapbook Rummage Sale - May 20 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Canton, OH

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Check Out This Stamp Technique With Sale-a-Bration Items

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Today's video is an Emboss Resist Technique with the So Very Much Stamp Set and the 3/8" Metallic Ribbon.  Both these items are free through March 31, or while supplies last, during our Sale-a-Bration Promotion.

So love Sale-a-Bration Promotion each year as every one comes out a winner.  

We have happy shoppers, because for every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product, like the two I use in the video.   That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.

Need another excuse to save earn more, and get together with friends? Just host a qualifying party with at least $250 in sales during Sale-A-Bration and you’ll earn $25 more in Stampin’ Rewards! You can even apply your Stampin’ Rewards toward a Starter Kit and become a demonstrator yourself!

And we know the Starter Kit is the Ultimate Bundle.  During Sale-A-Bration, you can become a demonstrator for just $99  and choose TWO additional stamp sets for your Starter Kit—any stamp set, any price! (Excludes Sale-A-Bration sets and bundles.) Plus, the kit ships for free!

By purchasing the Ultimate Kit you have the opportunity of earning some extra money, or to save on your paper craft supplies, or just purchase the kit.  The decision is up to you.  There is no obligation.  What are you waiting for?  Join MY TEAM TODAY.

Here is another sample using the same technique just with different accessories.

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Now checkout the video to see how each you can great these beautiful thank you cards.

 

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What does 160 cards look like?

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So blessed to receive 160 cards in one day.  How you may ask?  Well I took part in seven organized swaps with other demonstrators, a perk of being a demonstrator.  What do I do with that many swaps?  I share them with you.

Jodie and I designed and stamped 160 of our own cards.  Then we sent them to the swap organizer and they swapped with the other demonstrators for us and returned them to us.

I know what you are think, but Linda you have so many of your own cards that you design, why do you need that many other samples?  Well I use them at classes, workshops and special events that I do for displays.  It is the best way to have lots of fun ideas to share.  As we all have are own style of stamping, by being in a swap it allows you to see other styles.

Yes I know about Pinterest, in fact I have many boards on Pinterest, but I am out school.  I want to hold the cards in my hands.

Want to see some of these beautiful cards, make sure you check them out in person at one of my events.   Check out those events on my calendar.

Speaking of events

 

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One of my biggest event will be the weekend of March 17th during my Spring Stamping in the Woods Retreat.  Registrations are coming in for this event, so if you are thinking about joining us, don't delay.  This is an open event for everyone, and will fill fast.  You are not register until payment is received.

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What are you waiting for? Come for a Test Drive?

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Did you know this is the best time of the year to take Stampin' Up for a test drive?

What does that mean?  By purchasing the Best Bundle the Starter Kit, you can test drive the demonstrator discount and benefits with no penalties or obligation.  But lots of opportunties if you choose to take advanage of them.

SO WHAT DO YOU GET WITH THE $99 KIT?

  • For $99 you choose:  Up to $125 worth of Stampin' Up! product for your kit.  That's $26 in FREE  Products in the kit can be from any current catalog and can include 10% off bundles. The kit ships to you FREE, for another 10% savings
  • BONUS!  GET TWO FREE STAMP SETS of your choice from any current catalog (ANY PRICE) during Sale-A-Bration (Jan. 4 - March 31).  Host and Sale-A-Bration stamp sets excluded.
  • Fill your wish list at a minimum 20% discount:  Once you purchase the $99 Starter Kit and join, you can stock up and save 20% or more on your favorite Stampin' Up! paper, stamps, inks and tools PLUS earn more free and discounted products thru Stamping Rewards and Stampin' Up! promotions (including free gifts during Sale-A-Bration).
  • Be first!Preview and purchase new products a month in advance-one of my favorite benefits along with going to training events with your stamping friends.
  • Earn extra money and/or free products!  Stampin' Up! offers a fun opportunity to share your passion for stamping and earn extra income and product.  The choices are yours!
  • No risk. From the time you join through the end of the first full Stampin' Up! quarter you can "test drive" demonstrator discounts and benefits. Stampin' Up! quarters are Jan. - March, April - June, July - Sept., Oct. - Dec.  Join now and you are guaranteed to be active (demonstrator discounts and benefits) through July 31, 2017! That is through the New Annual Catalog.
  • No penalty to drop! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of the first FULL Stampin' Up! quarter (June 30), you will renew your demonstrator discounts and benefits for another quarter. If you don't reach $300 in sales, you can "drop" with no penalty.
  • DO IT JUST FOR YOU!  There's no obligation to host workshops or parties, sell products to others or personally purchase anything beyond the kit!
  • WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
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Check out today's Peek-a-Boo Flip Video

You are going to love this creative fold card, that was inspired from Julie Davison.  I have been wanting to do this card for months, but thought it would be too hard.  WRONG!!

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Here is the card closed.  I used lots of new product from the Occasions Catalog.  First the beautiful new Special Reason Bundle.  Stay tuned as this will be my March Stamp of the Month Kit.   I also used the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder,the Lace Doilies,  and check out those little butterflies.  They come from the Timeless Tags Thinlits Dies.  You are going to be seeing a lot more of those butterflies as I am in love with those framelits.

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Here is the card open.  On my sample card I used the Delicate Details Stamp Set that is a free item during Sale-a-Bration.  I forgot to use in the video but I added a fun new twist to the video card.

To make this card I used the following pieces of card stock.

  • 8 1/2" x 11" Dapper Denim Card Stock scored at the 5 1/2" and then cut at the 4 1/4" making two A2 cards
  • Take one of the 4 1/4" x 11" pieces and cut at 8 1/4"
  • Take the other one and cut at 5 3/4"
  • 4 1/4" x 8 1/4" Very Vanilla scored at 4 1/4"

That's all you need to create the base of this fun Peek-a-Boo Flip Card.  If you are joining me for my stamp event in the Rochester New York area this weekend you will be making this card.  What fun we are going to have.

 

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