Remember to Create!

Remember to Create!

Sunday, February 28, 2021

A Stripe Sunday Fun Day

Hello Stamping Friends,

I shared with you earlier a card using the Hearts & Kisses stamp set and I have another one to share with you now for the Sunday Fun Day with the Sisters in Stamping. I really love this set.  

Today's theme is stripes. That means I could have gone in a number of directions. I decided to make my stripes with white strips which then gave me some rococo rose stripes above and below the white giving the allusion of even more great stripes. If I can't have polka dots, I would definitely want some stripes. 

I love the clean look of the white cardstock with just a little bit of color. The little leaves are all separate little pieces that I placed close to each other to make it look like a vine. Once I was finished I felt it needed just a little bit of something and that's when I "stitched" the edges of the white stripes using the dark rococo rose Stampin' Blend pen and it was exactly what I think the card needed.

The lips were punched
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Again, there are only a few hours left to earn your Sale-a-bration FREEBIES before they are gone forever. Be sure to place your order before midnight.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you are inspired to go make a project with stripes. Need more inspiration, don't forget to go to the Sisters in Stamping for more ideas.

Share it Sunday Blog Hop

Hello Stamping Friends,

Hope this Sunday morning finds you full of joy and happiness. I am happy to be a part of the Share it Sunday Blog Hop. 

As we close out the month of love, I thought I could share this awesome card with you. Honestly, the picture doesn't do it justice. In real life, it  is just an ahhhhh moment. The embossed foil paper is amazing. I loved the paper plain and decided to try to emboss it. Well, let me tell you, once I embossed it and took it out of the folder I was in awe.

I love the Hearts & Kisses stamp set. I mean, really, who doesn't love a good tube of lipstick? Okay, maybe some don't, but I definitely do. 

So who can you give this card to? Well, of course, you can give it to your significant other. But, I also think you can give it to a friend that needs a little pick me up and to know they have someone in their side. You need to try embossing the foil paper if you haven't already. I promise you won't be sorry. It completely changes the entire look of your project.

Today is the day......the final day of Sale-a-bration. Be sure to get your order in today before you miss out and are sad that you can't get that FREEBIE any more.

Don't forget to keep hopping. Follow the links below. 

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Love Paper? Me too!!!

Hello Stamping Friends,

I have a HUGE announcement that you will seriously not want to miss. Do you love paper?  Me too!!! Read on.....

Oh stamping friends, if you love paper like I do, you're in going to love this! The Sale-A-Bration special on the Starter Kit this year comes with 200 sheets of patterned papers!

I was ecstatic when I heard the news--you'll get 4 sheets in EVERY COLOR in our four color families PLUS 8 sheets of each of the new In Colors!!! Can you believe how awesome that is? No matter what your color combo, you'll have cute coordinating papers to match it. This is a fantastic offer that you need to take advantage of! It's even cooler when you think that these papers won't be available to anyone else until the next catalog comes out this summer.

Here's the skinny on what you need to know before you go fill out that online form and get your Starter Kit on the way!

  • the Starter Kit is just $99 and is made up of ANY $125 you choose in products (wow!!)
  • there's no shipping, only tax, on the Starter Kit (awesome!)
  • all the business supplies, should you decide to sell to friends and family, are included free of charge (cool!)
  • the freebie paper packages will come automatically, no code to enter (yay!)
  • you'll immediately start getting your own demo discount!! (best thing I ever did!)
  • you'll instantly have access to special preorders and offers only for demonstrators (because you are special!)
  • anything you purchase as a demo counts towards hostess benefits and/or Sale-A-Bration benefits, just like it did when you were a customer (Isn't that awesome??)
  • you'll officially be a part of the Yurinkin' Stamp Addicts team of Stampin' Up Demonstrators!
  • Did I convince you? Click here

I can't wait for you to take advantage of the Starter Kit special offer and start Sale-A-Brating with me! Got questions? Give me a call or send me an email so we can chat! I love explaining all the perks and benefits of being associated with this fantastic company that changed my life 20 years ago. EMAIL ME:

You have until February 28th to join in all the fun and get all the goodies for just $99.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Crafty Challenge Blog Hop - Card Sketch

Hello Stamping Friends,

I'm back. Are you loving me sharing so much with you lately? I am loving creating, posting, and sharing with you. I know wasn't the best for the past two years, but life was pulling me in different directions. I'm excited to be participating in this blog hop and love card sketches. The picture below is the sketch of the card we were to follow. 

And below is my card. I think I accomplished the goal, what do you think?  I posted yesterday using the same set and designer paper. This card is a totally different look. You know what is really cool? I only used one stamp. I used the designer series paper for my images. The only thing stamped is the word sweet. That leaves this card open to give for just about any fun occasion.

I used the designer series paper to guide me in choosing colors for my cardstock. Once I selected pool party as the base I settled on soft sea foam for the inner oval (it's small and not showing a ton) and then so saffron for the outer oval. I love the look of the rainbow glimmer paper in such small strips. It packs such a punch that you really don't need to use at lot at once, making one 12"x12" sheet last a long time. 

For the popsicles, I just cut them straight off the designer series paper. It's great artwork so don't be afraid to cut it and use it. 

The blue gems are a carry-over item from the holiday catalog and I think they work perfectly with this card. 

Don't forget to keep hopping. Click the links below to see more creations using the above card sketch.  Also, remember, I'm celebrating by 20th anniversary all week. Check out yesterday's post or the post on the 19th for more information.

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