Amazing Balloon Celebration

I am so in love with the font of the sentiment “celebrate” in the Sale-a-Bration set Amazing You. I’m foreseeing a LOT of Birthday cards featuring it! Sometimes I forget about the extra dies in the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits set, so when I decided on the banner in it, my eyes drifted onto the die that makes a row of circles. Perfect for that extra little pop of shine! This card makes me especially happy since it features the colors of my Alma Mater, Lakeshore Public Schools – Go Big Red!

Amazing Balloon Celebration

Stamp Sets: Amazing You, Balloon Celebration
Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White
Specialty Paper: Petal Passion DSP
Ink: Versamark, Real Red
Lovelies: Basic Black Shimmer Ribbon, White Bakers Twine, White Embossing Powder, Metallic Foil Doilies
Tools: Balloon Bouquet Punch, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

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Happy Early Caffeine Burst

A friend’s Birthday is right around the corner and I felt the Coffee Cups framelits would be perfect for her. I’ve been using up a lot of my Designer Series Paper lately in my efforts to #cutitdonthoardit, but I was really keeping a tight grip on this particular sheet of coffee rings. I just love it as the background and I’m so glad I used it, along with some Color Theory DSP for the cup. There’s a lot of dimension going on here, as I popped up the Crumb Cake oval, the cup, the sleeve and the lid. I think it allows the thickness of the Bitty Bow to fit in quite well. The Magnetic Platform is a dream come true, cutting out the shapes without the dies moving on me. I hope my friend likes her card as much as I enjoyed making it!

P.S. Big thanks to Hunter for telling me to put the ribbon behind the oval. I struggled a little with that placement!

Happy Early Caffeine Burst

Stamp Sets:  Coffee Café, In the City (Hostess)
Cardstock:  Berry Burst, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Coffee Break, Color Theory Stack
Ink:  Berry Burst, Early Espresso
Lovelies: Berry Burst Finely Woven Ribbon, 2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows
Tools:  Coffee Cups Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

I am just loving this color combo! Berry Burst pops brilliantly against the shades of brown. Pin this color combo for inspiration!

Early Espresso Berry Burst Crumb Cake

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Birthday Frenzy Twist

The minute I saw the Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper in the newest Annual Catalog, I knew I had to have it. The shiny foil accents were all the incentive I needed to hoard it. Well, I say, “No more!” Why keep all this gorgeous paper to myself?  It needs to be shared to bring smiles to others.  I have made a personal pledge to #cutitdonthoardit with all my DSP…join me!

Birthday Frenzy Twist

Stamp Set:  Balloon Celebration
Cardstock:  Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Foil Frenzy Specialty
Ink:  Lemon Lime Twist
Lovelies: Black Metallic Thread
Tools:  Balloon Bouquet Punch, Happy Birthday Thinlits, Big Shot, Precision Base Plate

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Squeals for the New In Colors!

Oh My Goodness! The new catalog will be released on June 1st and I am so excited to share the new 2017-2019 In Colors with you! This is a super fun collection and Stampin’ Up has really hit the trendy mark with these – I’m seeing these colors everywhere! From nail polish…to clothing…to pillows…to even an SUV that is Lemon Lime Twist! I got my hands on all these fun new goodies yesterday and had to dive right in. The Happy Birthday Thinlit cuts the cardstock beautifully when you use the Precision Base Plate and Die Brush. You will be able to purchase the thinlit and matching stamp set, Happy Birthday Gorgeous, as a bundle when the catalog goes live. And don’t even get me started on these FELT Bitty Bows! YES! FELT! They are beyond DARLING!  And what do you think about my background design? It’s as simple as putting 25 drops of Ink Refill into a Stampin’ Spritzer and filling it the rest of the way with rubbing alcohol. Then you just spritz a little bit! Since I used rubbing alcohol, it dries super fast.

And now to introduce our newest colors, from the top left going clockwise: Tranquil Tide, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst and Powder Pink. I’m having a tough time deciding on my absolute fave…it’s between Berry Burst and Lemon Lime Twist. Oh…but I really like Tranquil Tide, too! And Powder Pink! And Fresh Fig! I’m so glad I have 2 whole years to use these beauties!

2017-2019 In Colors

Stamp Set:  Happy Birthday, Gorgeous
Cardstock:  Tranquil Tide, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst and Powder Pink, Whisper White
Ink:  Tranquil Tide, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst and Powder Pink
Lovelies:  2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows
Tools:  Stampin’ Spritzers, Classic Label Punch, Happy Birthday Thinlits Die, Big Shot, Precision Base Plate, Big Shot Die Brush

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Perfect Measure

I needed to make a couple cards this evening and knew I wanted to use Perfect Mix from the Occasions Catalog. Instead of standing in front of my cardstock for hours, I decided to let Hunter choose my color palette…and she picked a fun one!

Daffodil Olive Wisteria

This stamp set is absolutely adorable – I love puns! The countdown is on – just one month left to grab this set before it’s gone gone gone! Don’t be sad that you let it get away from you!

Perfect Measure

Stamp Set:  Perfect Mix
Cardstock:  Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White
Ink:  Old Olive, Wisteria Wonder
Lovelies:  Metallic Enamel Shapes, Silver Metallic Thread
Tools:  Sparkle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Layering Circles Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

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Shhh…Kalyn’s Sneak Peek!

There’s a certain special someone in my life (my sweet niece) that I adore making cards for. I wish I was more disciplined in sending her cards frequently, but alas. Life. We all have good intentions. So, this certain special someone’s Birthday is coming up next Tuesday. I made a certain type of card for her that turned out so cute, I have to share it with you! But, since this certain special someone needs to get it first, I’m only going to share a little snippet with you. Super fun!

 Kalyn's Sneak Peek

I’ll post the card in its entirety after she receives it!

Happy Birthday, Kalyn! I love you!

Hunter’s Hues & Celebrating Swaps

Today we are snowed it, so it’s been a fun stamping day for Hunter and me. I wanted something bright and happy to send out to my group of 7 ladies around the U.S. that I swap cards with each month and it’s the perfect time to sit down and make a stack of cards.  I knew I wanted Tangelo Twist and Mossy Meadow, but I just couldn’t figure out what third color to use.

Hunter came up with a super fun color combo that really allows the colors to pop. I told her we need to post color inspiration for people, so we came up with the name “Hunter’s Hues”.  Let us know what you think!

Pool Party Mossy Meadow Tangelo Twist

Pool Party     Mossy Meadow     Tangelo Twist

I knew I wanted to make balloons, so here’s what we came up with:

6th Swap

Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
Cardstock:  Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist, Whisper White, Birthday Bash Specialty DSP
Ink:  Tangelo Twist, Pool Party
Lovelies:  Circle Card Thinlits, Balloon Framelits, Tangerine Tango Bakers Twine, Rhinestones, Bermuda Bay Blendabilities

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