These cute images are from Cookie-Cutter Halloween! Love that set! The holiday season is officially here! I’m determined to stay on top of things this year!! We’ll see what happens.
I have lots of fun classes scheduled in the next few months! You can always see what events I’m having by clicking on CLASSES & EVENTS on the top of my blog. Try to join us at some of the classes this month!
Be sure to head over to Anne & Crystal’s blogs to see their October calendars!
Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team will be showcasing favorite Stamp Sets from the Holiday Catalog! My favorite, hands down, is Count My Blessings! This set has beautiful artwork and can be used any time of year!
My team, the Maui Big Shots!, had a stampin’ retreat over Labor Day and this is one of the projects we made:
This is called a Vellum Luminary Card, and it’s very simple to make! You put a battery- candle in the middle & it lights up. So pretty!! The sentiment and leaves are from Count My Blessings and the Designer Series Paper on the left side is Painted Autumn DSP.
I used a technique called “Stained Glass” on the vellum. CLICK HERE to see directions from a previous card.
A Vellum Luminary would be really nice for Christmas! Maybe you’ll see another one here in a month or two.
Don’t you just love the Holiday Catalog?!! Be sure & go to the SSINK PAGE for more Holiday Favorites!
I really love paisleys! This set, Paisleys & Posies, has images that could keep you busy coloring for hours. But I didn’t have “hours”, so I just stamped them in some great colors: Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, & Smokey Slate. And the sentiment is there to remind me that I’m blessed. Sometimes I need to be reminded…
Thanks for stopping by! Remember to be thankful & grateful!
Now head over to see what Anne & Crystal have come up with for September!
Seaside Shore has some nice, detailed fish images, along with seaweed & rope. This is my stamp for the August calendar page.
I’ve used a Masking Technique to stamp the bottom fish in Calypso Coral, then cover him with a post-it note that I’ve cut out in that shape. Then I was able to stamp seaweed right over it without messing up the fish. Other colors: Dapper Denim, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi, Soft Sky.
Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspriation Team won’t be making cards. In fact, we’ll be focusing on ANYTHING BUT A CARD!
I’m excited to show you a project that will help you organize your life! My birthdays are all over the place… my computer, calendar, on scraps of paper. Now I have a system to remember birthdays as well as a place to tuck the cards away that are perfect for a special person!
This project was CASED from 2 people: Vicki Wizniuk, who has the calendar inserts on her blog,and Erika Cerwin who came up with this great idea!! They each have tons of great ideas!!
So each month has a pocket for the calendar inserts. Turn the group over & you have the last 6 months of the year!
I’m offering 2 classes next month so that you can make your own Birthday Boxes!
Sunday, August 20 at 3 pm or
Monday, August 21 at 10 am
Cost is $20 or FREE with your $40 order placed that day
The more I use these new In Colors, the more I just LOVE THEM!!
I was asked by my BFF Susie (my Honolulu buddy from single days…) to make a special card for her friend who was retiring from teaching. Special card makes me think: Card in a Box!
Aren’t those colors gorgeous?!! And I thought the chair & drink were the quintessential “retirement”! The beautiful Designer Series Paper is called Naturally Eclectic. I paired it with the In Color Designer Series Paper called Fresh Florals.
The sentiments from Wild About Flowers mainly focus on retirement. Notice how the word retirement is 2-toned. That was simple to do because the word retirement is a separate stamp. I stamped it in Lemon Lime Twist, then just dipped the bottom in Fresh Fig.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Hope you’re inspired to play around with some of the great new In Colors! Be sure & continue the HOP for more 2017-2019 In Color Ideas!
Next be sure & continue on the blog hop to see more In Color ideas!
Treat yourself to Bonus Days: for every $50 you spend July 1–31 (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 US Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 1–31. There is no limit to how many coupons you can earn, so shop all month! SHOP HERE!
Bonus Days: How to Earn in July
2nd special is Christmas in July!
Stampin’ Up! has a fantastic promotion for new demonstrators that sign up in the month of July!!
You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for them and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52!
It costs $99 to sign up and you get $125 in products of your choice PLUS these bonus items!! Don’t pass up this great offer! There’s no obligation when you sign up. You can just let it go, or you might become addicted to the 20 – 25% discount you get as a demonstrator!
You do not have to place an order until December to stay active! And any orders from now until December counts towards your $300 quarterly minimum!
You’ll be able to pre-order from the Holiday catalog in August; getting all the new goodies early!
And you’ll love my Maui Big Shots! team!! It’s a fun group that loves to SWAP & eat! We’re very enthusiastic about stampin’ & would love to have you join us!!
And to give you a taste of the many perks of being a demonstrator, we will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE!
Essentials Gift Pack
D Block (X2)
Carols of Christmas Stamp Set
This offer is good for any recruit who joins during the month of July, including former demonstrators.
All Starter Kit orders must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MT) on July 31 to be eligible for this promotion.
Recruits may not exchange their Essential Gift Pack items for other products, including stamp sets.
Please note: The Essentials Gift Pack and Carols of Christmas stamp set will automatically be added to the Starter Kit.
Thanks for stopping by today & Happy 4th of July!!
I just love the new Designer Series Paper Delightful Daisy! A big variety of beautiful papers!! And then there’s the Daisy Punch. I know I’ll get tons of use out of that!
I made a Card in a Box to show off the daisies! This card folds flat for mailing & is sure to put a big smile on the face of whoever opens it up! The colors are Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, & Daffodil Delight.
Here’s a close up so that you can better see the Daisy Delight stamp and that gorgeous embellishment, Faceted Gems! These come in clear or gold.