Jul 31, 2013

Chalk Talk August Kit Tutorial 2013


Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Wednesday !!!

Once again, I am sharing the August Kit Tutorial using the Chalk Talk and Gorgeous Grunge stamp sets.  I must say I have really enjoyed making this project and I think you will, too. I designed 4 cards and a 3-d item with easy step by step instructions and pictures that you can follow.  The tutorial will be e-mailed to you in a PDF format.
If you have already purchased the June and July and got the May Tutorial FREE, your August tutorial will come to you in a PDF format first week in August.  Please, please check your e-mail so the tutorial does not get deleted. Kindly put me in your safe list so you can get your tutorial in a timely manner.

If you're interested in ordering, here's how:
1. The cost for the 3-month tutorial is $10.00 and you will get the May Tutorial- Serene Silhouettes Tutorial for FREE. You have to pre-pay for the next 3 months to get May tutorial FREE.

2. AugustTutorial 2013 only $3.95
3. August Kit assembled. (Some minor assembly required).

4. Pre-Cut Kits (CLICK HERE) to know more about the Pre-cut kits.

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August 2013 Chalk Talk Tutorial

Jul 30, 2013

MDS Tuesday

 
 

Hello Peeps !!!
 
Happy Tuesday !!!
 
Here is a scrapbook page that I did converting pictures into sepia. It is so much fun to convert pics and so easy to do by just one click. I love the way it complemented the background design.
Hope you like it.
 
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Jul 29, 2013

Simply Simple



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Monday !!!

Despite my very busy weekend , I am happy to say that I really needed a break. My DH and I just spent the day together and enjoyed every minute of it. It seemed that the we work and work and not even getting any well deserved time together. Anyway, we have some travel plans coming up once the weather gets a bit tolerable.
Today's post is for  Simply Simple week. I did direct stamping on one of the blocks (block B).
I used So Saffron, Pistachio Pudding and Crisp Cantaloupe for my colors. The rest is pretty much easy to figure out. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see what she had created for her Simply Simple card.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Simply Sketched
Paper: So Saffron, Pistachio Pudding, Whisper White, In Color DSP
Ink:  So Saffron, Pistachio Pudding and Crisp Cantaloupe
Accessories:  ruffled ribbon, boutique details button
Tools:  Big Shot, stylish stripes EF, dimensionals

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Jul 28, 2013

Create Journal




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Sunday !!!

Hope you are enjoying your weekend. I am still trying to get caught up with some chores at home, so I did not get a chance to stamp today. Instead, I am sharing a journal that I made for the girls that I went to convention with. Each one of us made something for convention and of course the gifts were so, so cute! I used one of the flowers from the Flower shop stamp set. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Flower Shop, Creative Elements
Paper:  Baja Breeze, Basic Black, DSP
Ink:  Basic Balck
Accessories: button, frame, mini brads, pleated ribbon
Tools:  Big Shot, deco labels framelits, decorative label punch

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Jul 26, 2013

Kind and Cozy



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Friday !!!

It has been a busy day for me yesterday. I meant to post this card yesterday but I fell asleep before I got the chance to do it. By the time I woke up, it was already time to go to work.
I used this new stamp set for these colors- Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding and Whisper White.
I also used the SA wheel Gingham that made such a cute addition. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see how she played with these colors.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Kind and Cozy
Paper: Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding, Whisper White, In Color DSP
Ink:  Oastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding
Accessories: pearls, ruffled stretch ribbon
Tools:  circle punches, scallop circle punch, dimensionals

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Jul 24, 2013

From This To This- A Second Look at ATC




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Wednesday !!!

I did Artist Trading Cards at convention and so I just wanted to show you the card that I made with the ATC. I used pennants using cardstock with Needlepoint Border EF for a bit of texture and the new Beautifully Baroque EF. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Chalk Talk
Paper: Blusing Bride, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White, DSP Stack
Ink:  Rich Razzleberry, Blushing Bride
Accessories: flower trim, button, rhinestone, striped grosgrain ribbon
Tools:  Chalk Talk framelits, circle punch, Big Shot, Needlepoint EF, Beautifully Baroque EF, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
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Jul 23, 2013

MDS Tuesday



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Tuesday !!!

Here is a scrapbook page that I did that features the In Color in the background squares and Black as my main color. Again, it has a very simple layout and just enough embellishment that it does not take away from my main image. This photo was taken on our last day of convention with the girls.
Hope you like it.

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Have  a wonderful day stampin'
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Jul 22, 2013

Convention Highlights-Stampin' Up's 25th Year

 
Hello Peeps !!!
 
Happy Monday !!!
I got home from convention yesterday and wanted to share the joy and excitement of Stampin' Up's 25th year. I also wanted to share some of the pictures that I took. Getting our convention bag was just the beginning- AWESOME !!!; Free Paper Pumpkin to share with our customers, new products that will be coming up soon, 25 fabulous projects that were presented to us !!!; Awards Night of course with cool band, prizes, and yummy treats including the washi tape giveaway; SUPER Great Swaps from talented stampers, and 25 colors from the Prize Patrol that each attendee enjoyed from the Holiday Catalog !!!
 
 
Happy 25th Year Anniversary Stampin' Up
Convention 2013
It was spectacular !!! that's all I can say. We had the best times
celebrating the best year with Stampin' Up!

With wonderful demonstrators/BFF's that made convention the best-est ever!

Participated in the Guinness World Records challenge--with the goal to send as many cards from a single location as possible.

We made a difference by putting together special birthday kits for children who are patients at Primary Children's Medical Center.
 
The year I started.

My "undefined" stamp.
 
 

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Jul 21, 2013

Just For You Notes



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Sunday !!!

Still in Salt Lake City but going home today. Had a wonderful time at convention...as always.
I ahve one more project to share- a cute holder for your notes. They are just loose paper to hold little notes.  Hope you like it.

Thanks for stopping by.
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Jul 20, 2013

In Color



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Saturday !!!

It is the last day of convention ...having a great time.
I wanted to share a swap that I did that features the In Colors. I used the Designer Series Papers for the front showing the cardstock colors. Then I stamped the colors in the back.
Hope you like it.

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Jul 19, 2013

Summer Silhouettes



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Friday !!!

Another fun and exciting day today... meeting new people and seeing familiar faces...

Card swap #3- using the Summer Silhouettes stamp set. I used the Crushed Curry ink to stamp my background and then Early espresso for the sentiment. I added a DSP pennant-love the new design!!!
Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Summer Silhouettes, Sassy Salutations
Paper:  Crushed Curry, Whisper White, DSP
Ink:  Early Espresso, Crushed Curry, Pistachio Pudding
Accessories:  pearl
Tools: dimensionals

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Have a wonderful day stampin'
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Jul 18, 2013

Wildflower Meadow



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Thursday !!!
First day of convention- we get our bags, and stamps, do some swapping and ....more!

Card swap #2-using the Wildflower Meadow for my background. I also wanted to show the new In Colors.I stamped the main image and then punched it with circle punch. I then added the deco label in the back of it.
Another simple card that I think you can easily duplicate and or step up. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Wildflower Meadow, Lots of Thanks
Paper: Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe DSP, Whisper White, Baked Brown Sugar
Ink:  Baked brown sugar, Crisp Cantaloupe
Accessories:mini brad
Tools: decorative label punch, circle punch, Big Shot, Wildflower Meadow EF

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Jul 17, 2013

Postage Collection




 
 
Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Wednesday !!!

Heading to the airport today...off to Salt Lake City, Ut for some major FUN and excitement!!!.

I used the Postage Collection for my Card swap #1. I used the stripes background and a few punches.
I used a small strip of ribbon and framed the main image with the postage punch.
Just a simple card that is fun and easy to make. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Postage Collection, Morning meadow
Paper:  Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point, Whisper White, DSP, Real Red
Ink:  Pacific Point, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie
Accessoires: stitched ribbon
Tools: window punch, postage punch, square punch

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Jul 16, 2013

MDS Tuesday


Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Tuesday !!!

I saw this really cute scrapbook page on Pinterest and decided to cased it. I even used the sweet words. I did changed a few designs but the basic concept is there. Hope you like it.

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Jul 15, 2013

Simply Simple





Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Monday !!!

I woke up early today with a list of things to do. Hopefully I will get to accomplish them and with no interruption.  I designed this card  on my class that kind of show them how to used markers for coloring.  I first used a blender pen using Crushed Curry ink that I muted down with water. I then start coloring with Crushed Curry marker in the bottom of the flower then blended it using So Saffron.  I did some piercing on the main image and also on the Gumballl  Green strip.
Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see what she had created.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Simply Sketched, Perfectly Penned
Paper:  Whisper White, Gumball Green
Ink:  Basic Black, Markers, Crushed Curry
Accessories:  gumball green ribbon
Tools: piercing tool/mat, blender pen, Big Shot, Adorning Accents EF

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Jul 13, 2013

Consider It Cased




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Saturday !!!

I found this adorable card on Laurie's blog ( Stamping Up North) She used  the Mosaic punch and she had created a flower design. I did make a few changes on mine to make it my own. I wanted a sentiment on my card so, I just used the Modern Label punch to frame it. Hope you like it.
Thank you Laurie for this wonderful opportunity to cased you.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see who she cased.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Mosaic Madness, Express Yourself. Lacy and Lovely
Paper:  Strawberry Slush, Crisp Cantaloupe, Whisper White, in Color DSP
Ink:  Crsisp Cantaloupe, Strawberry Slush
Accessories:  designer brad, pearls, bottle cap
Tools:  mosaic punch, circle punch, modern label punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
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Jul 11, 2013

Playing with Colors




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Thursday !!!

I decided to play with this Postage Due stamp set that I inked for the first time. I forgot that I had bought it and just totally forgot.  Anyway, I think the colors for today worked well with this set.
Today's colors- Gumball Green, Pink Pirouette, Raspberry Ripple and Whisper White.  I stamped the background in Pink Pirouette, the postages in Raspberry and the butterfly.  Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see how she played with these colors.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Best of Butterflies, Postage Due
Paper:  Gumball Green, Pink Pirouette, Raspberry Ripple and Whisper White, DSP
Ink:  Raspberry Ripple
Accessories: pearl, striped ribbon
Tools:  postage punch, dimensionals

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Have a wonderful day stampin'
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Jul 10, 2013

From This To This- A Second Look at ATC




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Wednesday !!!

Here is an ATC card that I made for our group swap and also planning to used it for a convention swap. So If you are going to convention, make ATC  so I can swap with you. They make a great A-2 card like I did on top.
I used the Morning Meadow stamp set and the sentiment from Simply Sketched. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Morning Meadow, Simply Sketched
Paper:  Crushed Curry, Summer Starfruit, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, DSP
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Crushed Curry
Accessories: mini brad, satin ribbon
Tools:  Itty Bitty shapes punch, Big Shot, Modern Mosaic EF, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
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