Stamping Cat Crew 2017 Fall Stamp Camp

Stamping Cat Crew 2017 Fall Stamp Camp

Stamping Cat Crew 2017 Fall Stamp Camp

We had a great Stamping Cat Crew 2017 Fall Stamp Camp this year!  Lots of new faces, many met at the Evergreen State Fair this year!  Yay!

 

The displays were lovely, full of all kinds of samples from the current 2017 holiday catalog and regular catalog.  In the fall we try to have a full fall & Halloween idea display table and a full Christmas idea display table.  

Every year we include a table of all the current all inclusive kits available.  This year we had some new additions, like the Love Today Planner kit and the Soft Sayings card kit.

We had some demonstrators who taught for the first time this year, they did a fabulous job!  And the feedback I have had from my crafty friends has been all positive!  So looking forward to continuing in our new venue!  It was simply perfect!

 

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Stampin’ Up! Moonlight Silhouette Cat Punch card

Stampin’ Up! Moonlight Silhouette Cat Punch card

Stampin' Up! Moonlight Silhouette Cat Punch card

I am in love with this Stampin’ Up! Moonlight Silhouette Cat Punch card! Because this was featured as a tutorial on SplitCoastStampers I have left the format to match theirs, but with a bit more detail!

Technique:



1. First, begin with a 3” circle of White glitter paper cut with a 3” circle framelit or punch.

2. Then use the punch to create a negative image (open space of a shape) Make sure and have the image in the proper orientation when punching)

3. This will leave a positive image (here a cat) and a negative (a cat which will look silhouetted against a moon)

4. Next, sponge lightly around the edges to add depth. Please see the video for tips on sponging without streaking and also how glimmer paper can also be changed color by spritzing.

Final details:


5. Stamp the inside of the card with navy ink using the decorative stamp and sentiment. Attach. Remember to make your envelope pretty with the decorative stamp, too!


6. Stamp the navy cardfront with white craft ink using the decorative stamp and sentiment. The navy cardfront is cut at 5 1/8” x 3 7/8”.

7. Run adhesive around the back of the navy card front and attach the blue ribbon. Place a whitecardstock layer over the blue base. This is white layer is cut at 5.25” x 4”. Now attach the assembled cardfront to the base layers.

8. Place dimensional adhesive to the back of the punched “moon”

9. Position your punched shape on the cardfront.

10. Use a glue dot to make the blue ribbon “cinch” at the point where you are going to add the other ribbons.

11. Finally, attach the mini silver sequin trim using a glue dot. Tie a small bow using the silver ribbon. Attach the silver bow using another glue dot.

And Here is the video tutorial:


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Stampin’ Up! Sales Happening Now

Stampin’ Up! Sales Happening Now

Stampin' Up! Sales Happening Now

Let’s admit it: we all just love gorgeous Designer Series Paper! By popular demand, we are bringing back an incredible offer on Designer Series Paper. You can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during October!

This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual and holiday catalogs. And we’re even including select Specialty and Designer Series Paper Stacks on sale! So take advantage of this excellent opportunity to sell lots and lots of pretty paper.

“Guess what? You get to look at the list of papers on sale and choose which three from the list you purchase and which one is free. That means you can pay for three $10 USD/$12.50 CAD paper stacks, and get a $13 USD/$17 CAD specialty paper for free! And you can order as many (and get as many free) as you would like!”

You’ll also want to know that the stamp sets on sale (through October 10) for World Card Making Day coordinate with the Designer Series Papers that are on sale right now.

Sale period: October 1–31, 2017


All order types qualify for this promotion.
There is no limit to how many times participants can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free during this sale.
Participants can choose which three packages of Designer Series Paper they will order from the sale items and which package to receive for free.
Designer Series Paper purchased as part of a Starter Kit does not qualify for this sale.
Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards does not qualify for this sale.

Sales Deadlines
Phone: October 31, 2017, by 6:50 PM (MT)
OEX/Online: October 31, 2017, by 11:50 PM (MT)
Designer Series Paper Sale Items

  • Annual (P. 189) 144180 Just Add Color Specialty $13.00 USD/$17.00 CAD
  • Annual (P. 189) 144137 Delightful Daisy  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 189) 144118 Birthday Memories  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 188) 144111 Be Merry  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 188) 144163 Pick A Pattern  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 188) 144155 Coffee Break  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 188) 144185 Naturally Eclectic  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 188) 144110 Whole Lot Of Lovely  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 187) 144168 Petal Garden  Stack $10.00 USD/$12.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 187) 144193 Color Theory  Stack $10.00 USD/$12.50 CAD
  • Annual (P. 187) 144177 Wood Textures Stack $10.00 USD/$12.50 CAD
  • Holiday (P. 29) 144629 Christmas Around The World $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
  • Holiday (P. 49) 144613 Painted Autumn  $11.00 USD/$14.50 CAD
Stampin’ Up! Sales Happening Now

Stampin' Up! Sales Happening Now

For ten days (October 1–10), get 15% off Notecards & Envelopes and select stamp sets. Also, when you buy Fast Fuse Adhesive, you’ll get two refills for FREE! These items will help you celebrate the best hobby of all—cardmaking!

Get 15% off these Note Cards & Envelopes and stamp sets!

We’ve also provided a list of coordinating Designer Series Paper—take advantage of the separate sale happening now!

ITEM DESCRIPTION COORDINATING DESIGNER SERIES PAPER (NOT PART OF THE WORLD CARD MAKING DAY SALE.)

  • 131527 (Whisper White)/ 144236 (Very Vanilla) Note Cards & Envelopes N/A
  • 143931 (W)/ 143934 (C) Just Add Text Just Add Color Specialty 
  • 143669 Daisy Delight Delightful Daisy 
  • 143660 Birthday Delivery Birthday Memories 
  • 143650 (W)/ 143655 (C) Merry Mistletoe Be Merry 
  • 143840 (W)/ 143843 (C) Pieces & Patterns Pick A Pattern 
  • 143677 Coffee Café Coffee Break 
  • 143937 (W)/ 143940 (C) Oh So Eclectic Naturally Eclectic 
  • 143799 (W)/ 143802 (C) Lots Of Love Whole Lot Of Lovely 
  • 143846 (W)/ 143849 (C) Graceful Garden Petal Garden 
  • 143726 Colorful Seasons Color Theory 
  • 143925 (W)/143928 (C) Wood Words Wood Textures 
  • 144807 Brightly Lit Christmas Christmas Around The World 

Plus, buy Fast Fuse Adhesive (item 129026) and get TWO Fast Fuse Adhesive Refills for FREE!

promotion details:

Promotion period: October 1–10, 2017
All order types qualify for this sale.
The Fast Fuse Adhesive deal will not work when ordered on a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards. All other items may be added to a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards at the sale price.
Phone: October 10, 2017, by 6:50 PM (MT)
OEX/Online: October 10, 2017, by 11:50 PM (MT)

Stampin’ Up! Sales Happening Now

Contact me!

 

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Stampin’Up! Custom Inked ribbon and background

Stampin’Up! Stampin’Up!  Custom Inked ribbon and background

Stampin'Up!  Custom Inked ribbon and background

This Stampin’Up!  Custom Inked ribbon and background was essentially created by accident.  My friend reminded me of the technique of dying ribbon to match cardstock, and so at a retreat she showed me an easy way to do it.  This also included using the leftover ink to color your cardstock, creating your own custom background…lol…

We simply tapped a pad of tempting turquoise on a silicone sheet and used a few spritzes of water to preferred color intensity.  You can go for a more mottled look or solid color depending on preference.  After we colored the white ribbon and dried it with a heat gun I blotted & ran a piece of white card stock through the leftover ink creating a custom background… Yay!!

Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here is the video tutorial: Stampin’Up!  Custom Inked ribbon and background

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Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

Stampin' Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

I wanted to share this super fun Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card I made!  This was a color challenge which fit perfectly for the fall season!

I have been having fun with all our color challenges and we would love to have you all submit cards each week.  For now just send the challenge # and your photo with name to admin@creatingforgrace.com

For this card simply start with an A2 card base in Early Espresso cut at 8.5″ x 5.5″.  Score and fold in half at 4.25″.  Add a layer of DSP cut at 5.25″ x 4″.  The Espresso strip is 5″ x 2.5″.  And the So Saffron square is 3.25″ x 3.25″.  Cut the tree DSP and stamp the owl in Early Espresso.  Fussy cut the pumpkins and add the stems in Pear Pizzazz.  Finally add the sentiment.

Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here is the video tutorial:

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Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem Bundle

Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem Bundle

Stampin' Up! Night in Bethlehem Bundle

I just love this Stampin’ Up! Night in Bethlehem Bundle.  The layers are so easy to create and there are so many ways to use this set!  I simply can’t wait to play more!

Life is starting to calm down a bit from my unusually busy summer and I am so looking forward to some really relaxed creative time.  As much as I love summer, the fall and winter days seem to run by at a more relaxing pace, and I am thankful for that!

Although there is die cutting on this card I went ahead and added it to the quick & easy card category.  Because, really it’s only a few cuts and one stamp!

The base is 8.5″ x 5.5″, scored and folded at 4.25″.  The Early espresso layer is 5.25″ x 4″.  and the top white layer is 5″ x 3.75″.  

Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here is the video tutorial:  Our cat Teddy makes several appearances in this video, she needed attention today and if I closed her out she meowed…lol… We love her!

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