With Sympathy CASEing the Blog Hop Design 12

It is nice to have sympathy cards on hand. This time I decided to make a custom card in the recipient’s favorite color, pink. I tried to include as much pink as there was on the swath from the Painted with Love specialty designer series paper. The dsp is the layer between the whisper white and blushing bride cardstock. I used our new mini dimensionals to pop up the whisper white layer to add a little ommph. It was too flat looking without that ommph.

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The blushing bride card base looked a little bare so I stamped crosses so the tips could be seen towards the edges of the card. The inside is stamped too so I just need to address and sign the card.

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Supplies used…the satin ribbon is retired.

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I hope my card helps with the transition time.

This card was CASED from fellow demonstrator Sandy Ward and her Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop entry. I was actually inspired by the inside of her card. You can see her design by clicking here. I helped coordinate this Blog Hop. If you missed it, you can hop along here.

Thanks for stamping with me today,

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Card Buffet Designs RSVP by January 23

Card Buffet is this week! Here are the designs. Preorder your designs by January 23rd and receive an extra card kit.

Order as cherry cobbler flower, bottle and snowflakes.

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Order as puppy, striped heart, copper heart and chocolate. Click this link to see the surprise inside the chocolate card.

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Card Buffet details:

Create 10 greeting cards with envelopes from a buffet of designs. You pick which cards to create and how many of each design.

Sessions are Friday, January 26th, 1-3pm or Saturday, January 27th, 2-4pm.

RSVP by January 23rd.

Receive extra kits by prepaying by January 23rd, placing an order during the event, being new to stamping with me or bringing friends that have not stamped with me before. Super Awesome Stampers Team Members receive an extra kit too!

All supplies except adhesives are included for $20. Adhesives are $3 extra or bring your own.

Place a $100 order at my online store here using host code NGFHAMFP prior to or during the event and your buffet is free! $100 order excludes shipping and tax. Can not be combined with any other offer.

Orders can include Paper Pumpkin subscriptions!

Pack all your favorite assorted adhesives including a tape runner, glue dots, dimensionals, tear-n-tape and green glue. Handy tools to pack are paper snips, bone folder, paper piercing mat and paper piercing tool. All kinds of new adhesives will be available for purchase too.

Please consider inviting your friends even if they have not stamped before. It takes just a few minutes to teach them how to use the supplies:)

RSVP by January 23rd by replying to this email with your group count and preorder picks.

RSVP by adding a comment or clicking on “Contact” above.

Hope to stamp with you and your friends then!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

More Than Chocolate CASEing the Blog Hop Design 11

The word chocolate can be a noun or adjective. This chocolate is so luscious. The cake has chocolatey frosting. I love dark chocolate! Just a few ways the word can be used to convey meaning.

My More Than Chocolate hand stamped greeting card will make you want to seek out your nearest chocolatier shop. A local shop, Chocolate Caper, just opened a second location in my town. Their chocolate is luscious. Another favorite is Gail Ambrosius on Atwood Ave. I love Gail’s dark chocolate with caramel inside! Chocolaterian has yummy chocolatey frosting on their Badger Bites.

My card today was inspired Twila Davis’ Sale-A-Bration blog hop entry. See her star design here with the spiral inside. If you missed our hop with 15 stops, hop along here.

I had window sheets in stock and thought this material would make a good spiral base. So I used the largest circle framelit from the Layering Circles collection to cut a circle of window sheet. I used a paper snips to custom cut the spiral.

The stamped chocolate pieces helped with reducing the scrap pile so that is a bonus! Each mini chocolate is attached to the window sheet spiral with a glue dot. I used the 1 inch circle punch to punch whisper white. This circle was used to cover up the adhesive keeping the spiral attached to the inside of the card directly below the score line. I cleverly covered the glue dot attaching the other end of spiral to the top of the card with another stamped mini chocolate.

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inside of the card…

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outside of the card…The gold doilie just retired so hopefully you still have a few in your stash.

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Supplies used…You can see my work surface which is a large desk blotter. I turn the calendar pages over after the month is done and use it to pre-clean my stamps before I clean them with my stampin scrub and stampin mist. If you have been following my CASEing series, you will see the doggie test run towards the bottom and then faint images from pre-cleaning stamps in the corners.

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Our valentine designer series paper this year is Painted with Love Specialty. It features gold throughout the collection with melon mambo, rich razzleberry and peek-a-book peach combinations. A nice change from real red images.

Thanks for stamping with me today!

The Sale-A-Bration brochure is online at my store here. Customers, hosts and new recruits are rewarded for ordering, party sales and signing up to be a demonstrator on my Super Awesome Stampers team. Check out the brochure and then contact me if you have questions about ordering, hosting or being a demonstrator.

Thanks for stamping with me today. Have a nice weekend!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

I did a Facebook Live today sharing how to make the swirl pop up. I was able to publish it to Youtube so can share it on my blog here. HTH and thanks for watching!

Visit your local chocolatiers #gailambrosious #chocolatecaper #chocolaterian for luscious, chocolatey goodness!

Coffee Cafe CASEing the Blog Hop Design 10

I helped coordinate a Sale-A-Bration 2018 Blog Hop that has 15 stops. If you missed it, click here to hop along.

My design below was CASED from fellow demonstrator Sue Kremer and her Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop entry using Epic Celebrations in real red. You can see her design by clicking here.

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I just used paper and ink so that the Coffee Break designer series paper (dsp) could be enjoyed along with the stamping. The coffee pot print and the blue and white lined print on the card are both from the Coffee Break dsp. The coffee stained photo shoot background is also part of the Coffee Break dsp pack.

Supplies used, really this is it! Oh, and my paper trimmer and scoring tool.

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The supplies shown exceed $50 which is the magic number to earn a Sale-A-Bration reward like the stamp set Epic Celebrations that was featured in Sue’s blog post. The Sale-A-Bration brochure can be found at my online store here. Online and in person party hosts and new recruits are rewarded during Sale-A-Bration too. Check out the brochure through my online store and then contact me with how you would like to start earning your Sale-A-Bration rewards!

Thanks for stamping with me today,

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

DIY striped Bella and Friends CASEing the Blog Hop Design 9

I helped coordinate a Sale-A-Bration 2018 Blog Hop that has 15 stops. If you missed it, click here to hop along. I am CASEing the designs on the hop to show you how to CASE. If you see a design you like but don’t have the supplies on hand, you can substitute with supplies you do have in stock.

My design below was CASED from fellow demonstrator Melanie Coverston and her Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop card entry #2. You can see her design by clicking here.

I made my own striped paper since I did not have striped paper in stock that color coordinated with the other colors on my card. To make your own striped paper, apply ink directly to the Simple Strips embossing folder on the raised stripes side as shown. After inking the embossing folder, place your paper at a diagonal inside the folder before flipping it shut and processing through the Big Shot.

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The resulting diagonal pattern is on the bottom half of the card below.

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I used markers to apply solid color to the images. I used a sponge dauber with crumb cake ink to lightly add fluffiness to the dog. I rolled up the smaller end of the sponge to lightly add always artichoke ink to the turtle head, legs and tail.

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Pretty sure this design will be in the Card Buffet for January 26/27. Would you like to join us? Check out the details for the Card Buffet here.

Let’s Sale-A-Brate! Shop, Host or Join as a member on my Super Awesome Stampers Team! All three actions are rewarded! Please click Contact above if you want to take advantage of offers going on now. Let me know what you more details for.

The Sale-A-Bration brochure and ordering any of the supplies in this post are at my online store here. Join the Fun details are here.

Thanks for stamping with me today!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley