• In-Colors,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Reminders…

    Three reminders today…. Paper Share….. link Ribbon Share…. link 2019-2021 In-Color club….. link Last day to take advantage of all three of these opportunities is Friday, June 14. Some changes have been made to the original posts… double check the lists. Have a question?? Please ask! You do not want to miss out!! Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Coloring,  In-Colors,  Masculine Cards,  Paper Pumpkin

    Paper Pumpkin-Fathers Day

    It is getting close to Fathers’s Day, do you need the perfect card?? How about using parts of your Paper Pumpkin? Today, only the stamps are from the May kit. At first, I was thinking a floating card, but due to unhappy stamping this was changed into just a quick card. Tomorrow is a new day for the floating card. Let’s turn lemons into lemonade. Still taking que from the box, pulled out a Pretty Peacock card base and ink. Add a little more sentiment from the Well Said (148796) stamp set. Pick a bird to highlight, using a mostly dry aqua painter. You need a light hand so you…

  • Coloring,  In-Colors,  Paper Pumpkin

    Dear Friend

    Today is all about a Paper Pumpkin alternative. As a Paper Pumpkin subscriber since the beginning, I can honestly say that if you have been outta the loop for a while, you NEED to get back in!! Shelli Gardner, co-founder of Stampin’ Up! helped to design this kit. The top card, in Pool Party, is from the kit, mostly as the directions state. I added a stamped imagine on the sentiment and tweaked the twine. I would love to get this card, how about you? Now, for the alternative card…. I hear you cringing, however, a fussy cut was necessary. Can you hear the feathers asking to be cut out??…

  • Coffee and Cards,  In-Colors,  Simple Stamping

    6/8 Coffee and Cards

    Phew, it was a busy Coffee and Cards this week. We fit in 3 full cards. I would say on the simple stamping side of things. And using scraps and pieces. Have you fallen in love with the Daisy Lane (bundle-151118 stamp-149325) stamp set yet?? Well, that was what we worked with this week. The font on the sentiments are easy to read and so very pretty!! The first card we made was this one with all the 3/4 inch strips. They were all left over sections that wanted a new life. Mixing them all together making this cute and simple “Smile” cards. Can you figure out how the sentiment…

  • Challenges,  In-Colors

    Friday, GDP Challenge

    It is Global Design Project Day…This week is CASE the designer. And Charlet made this beautiful card to use. The inspiration just spoke to me.. Here is her design. The 2019-2021 In-Colors is where it all started. The new DSP (149617) with the gingham is a must have if you have not seen it, PLEASE let me know… WOW!! So on trend and just simple and easy to add to any card, masculine or feminine. Almost time for me to order more. But you know me… that Purple Posy was a go to for sure! Shocking…. no butterflies, but just a sprig of that new Scalloped Linen ribbon (149706)… YES,…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  In-Colors

    Sending Heartfelt Happy Thoughts For You

    Chances are you have done your quick look through of you new catalog, Right?? Are you on your second or even third look?? So, did you mark your place?? And how do you mark your must haves?? This catalog is good for a WHOLE YEAR, you can not just bend pages. Let’s grab a few of your favorite 2019-2021 In-color items and even a few of your favorite stamps. Want to know what was used on this one… Can we make a faster one?? Do you have paper clips?? YES!! Using just a jumbo paper clip and my reverse tweezers as an extra hand. Trim a desired length of Purple…

  • Fairs / Events,  In-Colors,  sneak peek,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Ribbon Share 2019 Annual Catalog

    Here is a way to get some of the new ribbon so that you can have it to play with and see which is your favorites…. You can get one, two or all three bundles…. Bundle #1 New 2019-2021 In-Color 1/2 Scalloped linen ribbon Pretty Peacock Purple Posy Rococo Rose Seaside Spray Terracotta Tile Cost $11 Bundle #2 3/8 Scalloped Lace trim – Very Vanilla 5/8 Organdy Striped – Petal Pink 1/2 Gathered – Rococo Rose Cost $6.50 Bundle #3 Magnolia Lane Combo 1/4 Textile -Mint Macaron 3/8 Reversible – Old Olive/ Pretty Peacock Cost $9 Questions?? You can contact me… Email, text or call. Have fun shopping… Have a…

  • Coffee and Cards,  In-Colors,  old site

    Two for one??

    Coffee and cards March 23…. did you watch?? This week it was a two for one…. Basically the same, but with a different looks. would you agree?? Here are what you would need, Petal Palette (145788) stamp set, Butterfly Gala (148580) stamp set, Gingham Gala DSP (148554 due back in stock SOON), Ombre Ribbon-Lemon Lime Twist (144234) and Burlap Ribbon (141487) plus matching cardstock.  The little butterfly could be fussy cut (Butterfly Duet punch 148523 or bundle 150599 back in stock SOON). Using scrap pieces for the gingham and the Highland Heather for the “flags” Using the Lemon Lime Twist and Highland Heather together is a dream combo for me……

  • Challenges,  In-Colors,  Team Meeting

    Team swap…

    Third Thursday of each month is our Team meeting… where we swap, plan and learn stuff. This month the “challenge” was ribbon and embellishments. I know you are asking where those bubbles are from…. Beauty Abounds (148726)..the stamp set is still available, sadly the dies are not… (sniffle sniffle). Using the 2018-2020 In-Colors of Blueberry Bushel, Pineapple Punch and Lovely Lipstick. Ribbon to match 1/8 inch grosgrain Blueberry Bushel (146950), Pineapple Punch (146953) and Lovely Lipstick ( 146952) How about the pearls in Lovely Lipstick?? Did you know that you can use the Stampin Blends to color them?? These are using the Dark Lovely Lipstick (147028 combo 147281). Wondering how…

  • In-Colors,  old site

    2017-2019 In-colors

    Here they are all 5. Lemon Lime Twist, Tranquil Tide, Powder Pink, Fresh Fig and Berry Burst. (top to bottom) Just wanting to say thank you to all that stop in and have helped me all through the years… we have had fun! Using only the dies from the Well Written Framelits (148534)…even the butterfly and bird are from the set. Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • In-Colors,  old site

    Lemon Lime Twist

    More on the soon to be retiring 2017-2019 In-Colors. Today features Lemon Lime Twist, This was also a card that was done on the last Girl’s Night. Since that was our first trip to Sugar Shack Bakery…. Cupcakes were had and stamped too. The Hello Cupcake is a FREE items with a $50 purchase… You are half way to that $50 when you get the Call me Cupcake Framelits dies (150072 $27). The’ Birthday’ sentiment is from the Well Written Framelits (148534) or the Rectangle Stitched Framelits (148551) both from the Occasions catalog. Back to the cupcakes… who doesn’t love cupcakes?? They could be used for masculine or feminine. They…

  • In-Colors,  old site

    Fresh Fig

    Today’s In-Color 2017-2019 color is Fresh Fig. Pairing that with the Dandelion Wishes (146747) add a little heat embossing, Fresh Fig (144174) sheer ribbon, and Whisper White/Silver Twine. Adding some depth to the dandelion with a dauber and Fresh Fig Ink to the “flower” heads. Using versa-mark and white embossing powder… Heat to set and amazing. Even the front sentiment is heat embossed. The inside was stamped with craft ink. The inside sentiment is from the Humming Along (148758) for another birthday card. I hope this help get your crafty mojo flowing…. thank you for joining me Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • In-Colors,  old site

    Powder Pink

    Powder Pink is our next 2017-2019 In-Color that we are going to talk about…. Our above birthday card uses that Incredible Like You (148708) stamp set. Add in the Stamparatus (146276 or 148187), Whisper White polka dot (146912) ribbon, Share What You Love pearls (146927) and both Powder Pink and Soft Sea Foam ink. Phew…. The lines used the jump technique with the Stamparatus, The flowers, a two step stamp using the same Powder Pink ink. Then…. I hear you groaning, but yes they are fussy cut out. Layered and dimensionals added to the top one. The leaves also in the stamp set using the Soft Sea Foam ink. The…

  • In-Colors,  old site,  Simple Stamping

    #simplestamping

    Another challenge for me on Simple Stamping, Using the Dear Doily (148690) stamp set, with Gray Granite and Smoky Slate cardstock. The ink is Tranquil Tide, which just as a reminder will be retiring the end of May. Are you planning on getting yours early?? This is really the way to go… card stock, ink, refill and ribbon will all retire May 31. The card was designed for one of my library classes….. check out my events for the next one. This sentiment could be just about anything on the inside. The little bow added to the sentiment seemed to add just enough pretty to a sad card. Keeping all…