Paper Crafting Blog Hop Gift Bow Builder Punch

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous punches. You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I opted to use the Gift Bow Builder punch, the Celebration Labels dies and coordinating Celebration Tidings stamp set for a 6×8 inch cello bag topper. I slide the Pampered Pets stamp set inside the cello bag to show how large the bag is since the bag is hard to photograph. Create a coordinating gift note to slip inside the bag using the Celebration Labels dies too.

Supplies used to create the bag topper and gift note include products from the Pampered Pets Suite, the patterned paper, real red stitched ribbon and a bone trinket. Other products as shown in the photo below.

I created the kitty cat topper during a Lunchtime Facebook Live after this post was published.

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia 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
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Katie Johnson
Krissi Hannahs
Sandra Roberts
Sue McDonald
Sandy Ward
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

I’ll be doing a Facebook Live on my page demonstrating how I made the bag topper, only using the kitty print instead, at noon, central time, September 16th. Join me live or on replay. Search for Super Awesome Stamper Shirley Merker on Facebook and you have found my page.

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! A Super Awesome New Demonstrator promotion is going on right now! Click here and scroll to the Get and Go Starter Kit Promotion for details. Offer ends September 30th.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card 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.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Lunchtime Facebook Live link…

Global SU Share Fair Today!

Here is what I created during my presentation…

Want to see the how to video? Click Contact above and ask to join the Global SU Share Fair group. Joining is by invitation only and for customers of the demonstrators that are presenting. If you are not already a customer of mine, order anything from our 193 page new annual catalog or August-December 2020 catalogs (pdfs on my blog) and you will be a customer of mine! There are 17 presentations today along with 34 presentations from past events waiting for you on replay. Well worth placing an order to be a member of this group!

Make sure you order as directed below to receive the Show Special which is a pdf of the 17 projects featured in today’s event.

Contact me to be invited to the Global SU Share Fair Facebook group. Then start crafting along with us!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Playing with Patterns

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous product Suites. You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I opted to use Playing with Patterns Suite which is showcased on pages 100-102 of the annual catalog.

This Suite features the Playful Alphabets Dies and Pattern Play photopolymer stamp set. The coordinating patterned paper package, Playing with Patterns, has modern designs in pops of purple posy, night of navy, coastal cabana and calypso coral shades. I opted for the dramatic combination of night of navy against purple posy.

Since the stamps are photopolymer, they can be coaxed into a gentle curve as stamped with the bottom sentiment.

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia 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
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Carol Payne
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Cindi Pratt
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

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 and let me know you are interested in learning about being on my team.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card 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.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Peony Garden

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous designer series paper (dsp). You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

The color combo in the Peony Garden dsp is tranquil and perfect for summer wedding events.

Here is what I designed using the Peony Garden dsp…

Tip: Use tear and tape to secure an easy bow. Just place the ribbon back and forth, no knot required!

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia 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 
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Debbie McNeill
Katie Johnson
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

Supplies used…

Peony Garden dsp

Beautiful Friendship stamp set

Elegant Faceted Gems

Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon

Whisper White Cardstock

Basic Gray Cardstock

Dainty Diamonds 3D embossing folder

Layering Circles framelits

Wink of Stella (brushed over the dsp and stamped flowers to give a shimmery look)

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 and let me know you are interested in learning about being on my team.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card 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.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Mason Jar How To Video

This Youtube video has lots of inspiration! I created a fun, mason jar shaker dome card featuring the Flowers for Every Season Product Suite. A scrapbook layout and several greeting cards are included in the video too.

This video was part of the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo @Home virtual event broadcast on their Youtube channel and Facebook group. I am excited that I am sharing it with you here too.

Here are the supplies I used in my projects in case you want to start a shopping list;)

Flowers for Every Season Product Suite Get it All! I did not use all the products included in the suite, but they are all very nice products to add to your stash!

Jars of Flowers bundle includes stamp set and Jar Punch

Mason Jar Shaker Domes

Flowers for Every Season patterned paper pack

Flowers for Every Season ribbons

Field of Flowers stamp set and punch

Dog Builder punch

Label Me Fancy punch

Subtle Embossing Folder

Bumble Bee 8.5×11 cardstock

Regals 12×12 cardstock

Neutrals 12×12 cardstock

Whisper White 12×12 cardstock

Square Vellum Doilie on backorder at time of blog posting. Place it on your order and it will ship when it arrives in the warehouse. All other items that are in stock now and on your order, will ship soon after you place your order.

Night of Navy ink pad ink pads available for all 60 colors

Night of Navy ink refill refills available for all 60 colors

Clear Medium envelopes to hand deliver cards using the shaker domes

2020-2021 Annual Catalog

That’s a lot of supplies to add to your stash! If your shopping list is more than $99, would you consider joining my Super Awesome Stampers Team? A new demonstrator starter kit is $99 plus tax with no shipping cost. You pick up to $125 of your favorite products to include in your kit. Stampin’ Up! adds business supplies including a box of annual catalogs to share with your friends, a Paper Pumpkin kit and assorted other supplies too. As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, you would enjoy the demonstrator discount and online resources from the home office. I would send you about a card in the month and offer support whether you are just ordering for yourself (discount shopper), wanting to share stamping with your close friends (stamping circle demonstrator) or sharing with new people (business builder).

PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive a product share for ordering a catalog, your order must exceed $40 (excluding shipping and tax) and use the host code as directed below. Thank You!

Thanks for support! As a small business owner, I so appreciate any orders and new team members are Super Awesome too! Thank You!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley Merker