Zoey is Koalafied to Party!

Back in January, my niece and her family were able to visit for a couple days as they traversed the country during a move from a hilly state to a mountainous state. My great niece, Zoey, had me read a book to her several times while visiting me. The main character in the book was a big-eyed owl. I had every intention of making her an owl card. That is, until I got Lawn Fawn’s Party Koala. And it’s so stinkin’ cute!

Zoey is Koalafied to Party

Card Recipe
Stamp Sets:  Party Koala (Lawn Fawn), Koalafied to Party (Lawn Fawn), Number of Years
Cardstock:  Calypso Coral, Petal Pink, Whisper White
Ink: Calypso Coral, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stampin’ Blends:  Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Petal Pink
Lovelies:  Silver & Petal Pink Bakers Twine, Wink of Stella
Tools:  Polka Dot Basics Embossing Folder, Large Numbers Framelits, Party Koala Lawn Cuts, Layering Circles Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Second Release Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
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Horse Home Décor and Coordinating Card

I have a sweet daughter that loves horses. Imagine my happiness when I spied the new Let It Ride stamp set in the Occasions catalog on page 45. I knew it was perfect for her Birthday card and a home décor piece I’ve been wanting to make for her. I used a 9” x 9” Shadow Box frame I picked up at Michael’s. I love the look of the barn wood from the Holiday Catalog’s Festive Farmhouse DSP and knew it would coordinate perfectly. All of the supplies are Stampin’ Up! except for the horse die (Poppystamps). Her Birthday was yesterday, so I can safely share this with you today. Happy 19th, Hunter Danette!

Horse Home Decor

Horse Card
Card Recipe
Stamp Set:  Let It Ride
Cardstock:  Dapper Denim*, Gray Granite, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper:  Festive Farmhouse*
Ink: Dapper Denim*, Gray Granite
Lovelies:  2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes*, Neutrals Candy Dots*, Dapper Denim Ruched Ribbon*
Tools:  Rectangle Stitched Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Galloping Horse Die (Poppystamps), Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

*Retired Product

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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Hey Hey Hey Fun Frog Card

You know how children love attention? And how they will repeat something nonstop? Well, this card is in honor of all those times. You have to read the front of it as if you were a child. “Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.”  You get my drift. Ha Ha Ha! This card just cracks me up to no end. Now that my youngest is turning (gulp!) 19 on Monday, I can chuckle about those days gone by when all three wanted my attention…immediately. This is a quick, fun card that comes together with some stamping, coloring and a few punches. That frog in the middle is me…and all the “hey”s are my (no longer) itty bitties.
Hey Hey Hey Fun Frog Card
The inside sentiment is from the new Well Said in the Occasions catalog.  The card makes me smile, so I thought I’d state the obvious on the inside…just like one of the kids!
Hey Hey Hey Fun Frog Card Inside
I finished it off with those stinkin’ cute flies randomly stamped on the envelope flap. This stamp set is one of the products you can earn for free in the Sale-a-Bration brochure. Hey Hey Hey…You just gotta get it!
Hey Hey Hey Fun Frog Card and Envelope
Card Recipe
Stamp Sets:  So Hoppy Together (SAB), Well Said (inside sentiment)
Cardstock:  Basic Black, Granny Apple Green, Whisper White
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Stampin’ Blends:  Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather, Lovely Lipstick
Tools:  3/4″ and 1” Circle Punches, 1 3/8” Scallop Circle Punch

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
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Lasting Sympathy in Mango

As promised, here’s another color scheme with the same basic layout as yesterday’s card. This stamp set is so pretty and I’m so glad I gave in and got the suite.  Hunter said she liked the Gorgeous Grape card from yesterday more, but I feel drawn to this pretty Mango Melody flowers.
lasting sympathy in mango
Card Recipe
Stamp Sets:  Wonderful Romance, Lasting Lily
Cardstock:  Crushed Curry, Mossy Meadow, Vellum, Whisper White
Ink:  Mango Melody, Memento Tuxedo Black
Blends:  Mango Melody, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive
Lovelies:  Pearl Basic Jewels
Tools:  Subtle Dynamic Embossing Folder, Stitched Labels Framelits, Wonderful Floral Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
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Lasting Sympathy in Heather

The more I use the Floral Romance suite on pages 10-11 in the Occasions catalog, the more I adore it. It was made for Stampin’ Blends. I decided to use Vellum cardstock for the backdrop and wanted it to have a little texture, so I ran it through the Big Shot in the Subtle Dynamic Embossing Folder both directions – once vertically, then horizontally. I really like the aged look it gives. I’ll have another to show you tomorrow in a different color scheme.
lasting sympathy in grape
Card Recipe
Stamp Sets:  Wonderful Romance, Lasting Lily
Cardstock:  Gorgeous Grape, Soft Sea Foam, Vellum, Whisper White
Ink:  Gorgeous Grape, Memento Tuxedo Black
Blends:  Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather, Soft Sea Foam
Lovelies:  Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
Tools:  Subtle Dynamic Embossing Folder, Stitched Labels Framelits, Wonderful Floral Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
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JOS Color Challenge

I have spoken previously about a fun Facebook group I belong to – The Joy of Sets. Fiona, the administrator, conducted polls for everyone to vote on their favorite colors in each Stampin’ Up color family. After the results, she challenged everyone to make a card using all 5 colors. Here were the top 5:

jos color challenge
It’s super cold here in Southwest Michigan right now and I have basically been hibernating under my blankie on the couch, watching too much TV. Hunter said she wanted to take on the challenge, so she got me off the couch and into the stamping room. Once I started, I really enjoyed spending some stamping time with her. I decided to ink up two new sets from the 2019 Occasions catalog – Bloom by Bloom and Itty Bitty Birthdays. You can never have too many flower or Birthday stamps. I die cut an oval out of some scrap paper and used that as my mask. I had planned on using my new Shimmery Embossing Paste I received today, but it was frozen. Seriously. Sponging was the next best idea, which I did using Pool Party. Then I spritzed on some Lemon Lime Twist. The card came together pretty fast after that and I can’t believe how easy it was to put these 5 colors together. Fun!

jos color challenge
Card Recipe
Stamp Sets:  Bloom by Bloom, Itty Bitty Birthdays
Cardstock:  Cherry Cobbler, Night of Navy, Whisper White
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler, Lemon Lime Twist, Night of Navy, Pool Party
Lovelies:  Night of Navy Baker’s Twine
Tools:  Pattern Party Decorative Masks, Stampin’ Sponge, Stampin’ Spritzer, Layering Ovals Framelits, Big Shot

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
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Extreme Holographic Shiny Paper

Let me preface this by telling you, if you didn’t already know, that I am all about anything holographic. Well, let’s talk about these Grapefruit Grove Foil Sheets.  Holy Holosexual! They are beyond extreme when they are run through the Big Shot with an embossing folder! I thought yesterday’s card with Lovely Lipstick was beautiful (you can see that card here)…well, this makes me squeal!

extreme holographic shiny paper trio
Here’s a close-up of all the holographic awesomeness!
extreme holographic shiny paper
Card Recipe
Stamp Set:  Calls For a Celebration
Cardstock:  Basic Black, Whisper White
Specialty Paper:  Grapefruit Grove Foil Sheets
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Lovelies:  Black Mini Sequin Trim
Tools:  Lace Dynamic Embossing Folder, Layering Ovals Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform

Don’t forget the gorgeous Foil Sheets come in a package that includes 4 sheets each of both Lovely Lipstick and Grapefruit Grove. What’s even better is that you can get it free with any $50 purchase during Sale-a-Bration!

Click on the Stampin’ Up Catalogs tab above for the 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, and the Annual Catalog PDF. So much creativity and fun!

jenniferarentstamps@comcast.net

If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!
https://www.pinterest.com/jenniferarent/