Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Oh So Eclectic Thank You Card

Hey peaches! I have a really fun card for you today! I think that if I share how I came up with the layout, it could be helpful to you when you find yourself “stuck creatively”. This card features the Oh So Eclectic Bundle which has the most beautiful and aptly named stamps and coordinating dies. I feel like every time I use this set, it’s so easy to create something artistic and beautiful.



There are times when I get in my craft room and just feel like I can’t come up with what I want to create. I have talked about a few of these strategies in previous blog posts, but I’m going to share one in particular today. One strategy I use is to look at my scrapbook layouts and take certain elements and details from that layout/design. For today’s card I used a recent scrapbook page that I created for my niece’s first birthday. I’ll post it below for comparison.




In the layout you can see that I took one of the watercolored flowers from the design and used it for my card. You may notice that my floral centerpiece has quite a bit of dimension. That’s because I watercolored on to Watercolor Paper and die cut it out with the floral die and then cut out 3 more of the same flower from Whisper White Cardstock, and layered them on top of each other. That’s how I created all of that dimension.



 I also stamped the background with the same floral stamp in second generation (stamped off once then stamped onto my panel), in Smokey Slate Ink onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock. Additionally, I mimicked my scrapbook page by using the same Whisper White Baker’s Twine and a few sequins from the Iridescent Sequin Assortment. And it was as simple as that! It’s so fun to create a design based of of another layout. I hope you have enjoyed my projects today! Thanks so much for stopping by and I’ll see you next post!


Sale-A-Bration

Sale-A-Bration is one of Stampin' Up!'s biggest sales of the year! Through March 31st, for every $50 USD/$60 CAD you spend, you’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration product. For anyone who has enjoyed Sale-A-Bration in the past, we have an exciting new announcement for this year: We now have a new reward level, giving you more flexibility and options for your free items.
Let’s break it down:
  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • If you spend $150, you have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item.

This new option allows everyone to create a personalized Sale-A-Bration experience! Contact me for more info!



There are even NEW items that have just been added!!!
We are now reaching the final days of Sale-A-Bration! In addition to other available Sale-A-Bration merchandise, we are now making some of our regular products earnable as Sale-A-Bration rewards. 



Host A Party


Get your friends together and host a party to earn Stampin' rewards during the month of September! Contact me to book an event!

To order online: 
March 2018 Hostess Code:
KM43QW4X


Join My Team!

 If you’ve considered joining, it's a truly great time! For just $99, you can select $125 of your choice of product AND earn a 20% discount on purchases from the Annual Catalog. Also during Sale-A-Bration, you will be able to choose TWO additional stamp sets! This is an amazing deal! If you want to join my team, click here or please email me!



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