Sale-a-bration 2019 Paper Crafting Blog Hop

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I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop featuring Sale-a-bration 2019 products. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Anastasia Radloff’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I decided to make it easy on myself and use the fabulous Botanical Butterfly designer series paper as the focal point on the hand stamped greeting card. There are lots of already colored butterflies in large and medium sizes on this sheet. Just use a Stampin’ Up! paper snips to cut around the wings and voila! Instant beauty!

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Stamp a flourish from the Falling Flowers stamp set and “a little note” from the Butterfly Gala stamp set in balmy blue ink. Use a sponge dauber to highlight the berries in grapefruit grove ink. Change out the inks and cardstock layers to match the colors of the butterfly for cheerful cards.

After I created this post, I thought the card could use a few extra touches. So I swabbed Wink of Stella on the butterfly and embossed the highland heather layer using the Dot to Dot embossing folder.

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All the supplies used…plus the Wink of Stella and the Dot to Dot embossing folder. The Faceted Dots name in English was cut off when I sized the photo. Now you know how to say it in a few other languages too:)

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Sue McDonald
Anastasia Radloff
Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Darla Roberts
Terri Stewart
Katie Johnson
Karie Beglau
Elizabeth Green
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward 

 

All the supplies used can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

 

Sale-a-bration 2019 Paper Crafting Blog Hop

bloghopbannerapril2018-001

I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop featuring Sale-a-bration 2019 products. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Sandra Robert’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I decided to spotlight buzzing butterflies using the Botanical Butterfly Sale-a-bration 2019 designer series paper and coordinating Butterfly Duet punch. The “a little note” sentiment is part of the Butterfly Gala stamp set.

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all the supplies used…

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker  YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sue McDonald
Anastasia Radloff
Elizabeth Green
Sandy Ward
Terri Stewart
Tracey Gouraud

Katie Johnson
Darla Roberts
Sandra Roberts

All the supplies used can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

 

Paper Crafting Packaging Blog Hop

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I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop featuring gift packaging. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from the United Kingdom and Sandra Robert’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

The leftover custom designer series paper I created for this blog post was still on my table when I started to gather supplies for my project. So I grabbed by scoring tool and an acetate box to quickly create a custom belly band. The whisper white cardstock measures 4.5×11 inches with scoring at 4 1/2, 5 1/8, 9 5/8 and 10 1/4 inches as marked on the photo below. Use a strip of tear and tape to secure the band after wrapping around the acetate box.

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The paper and ribbon belly band are not secured to the acetate box so the box can be reused for a different occasion. Use our epoxy dew drops and clear faceted gems generously since this box is intended to be hand delivered. The white flax ribbon is a new spring catalog product.

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Glossy paper snowflakes add just the right touch…

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The Spirited Snowmen stamp set is only available in the Holiday catalog. Purchase it now before it melts away!

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Katie Johnson’s blog and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!

All the supplies used can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

 

Fun Fridays, Share the Fun!

I have been sharing the designs from fellow demonstrators this week and have more designs to share next week. For today, I thought I would share photos of the prep work and also demonstrators that attended the Fall Fling.

I provided 8 make-n-takes and used my tubbing system to make sure all the supplies used for one project could be contained in a tub. Starting from the top left are 2 cards, the holiday catalog dsp share, scrapbook layout (blogged about here), an acetate gift box, a pizza gift box, a sheet of thick whisper white that could be stamped with images from The Little Things stamp set and a Halloween treat bag.

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I use rolling suitcases to transport the tubs to the stamping location. Four tubs fit in one suitcase. The Big Shot is strapped to the extended handle. My CentreStage bag is strapped on too. I use the suitcase pockets for grid sheets, catalogs, additional Big Shot platforms, stamp-n-scrubs and mist cleaning bottles. My method of transport is slick!

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Some action shots during the gathering. I’ll have to put group photo on the agenda next time!

Hope you enjoyed seeing behind the scenes. If you want to attend our next gathering, contact me to discuss options. Have a nice weekend!

Super Awesome Coordinator Shirley