Thursday, July 20, 2017

Stampin Friends July Blog Hop - No Rules

Hello Stampers!  Welcome to this month's Stampin Friends Blog Hop.  This month is a No Rules Hop so we can create whatever we want.  Such a fun variety of projects to view and gain some great ideas from.  If you are following the hop in order then you have just arrived from the creative Lana Staab's Blog.  There are nine stops on the hop, so I do hope you will join us and hop all the way around.  Here are my projects for the hop.
I have been having a lot of fun making this fold out card.  The idea came from another Demo.  I cut down the size to fit our 2 1/2" punch.
 After you open it up and unfold it, it's just a fun Wow!
 Reminds me a little of a corner of a room.
My 3D project for the hop is a double Hershey nugget holder.  Again I got the idea from a fellow demo who made the cutest little Nugget holder for just one using Stampin' Up!s Envelope Punch Board.  It was so darn cute, I thought for my monthly meeting we could make a double one.
I wanted the ribbon to resemble a Daisy thus the Crushed Curry Twine on the top.  If you have a good imagination it's not to bad, right?  Now it's time to hop on over to crafty Lynn Streifert's blog and see what fun things she has created for us.  Thanks so much for stopping by and have a good day! 

It's 3D Thursday - My Turn!

Hello and welcome to this week's FREE 3-D Thursday's Project Share.  This month's share from me is a sweet little mini purse.  Earlier this month I had created this same bag for a blog hop.   I had so many of you wanting directions on how to make it, I thought it would make a great 3D Thursday project share.  I hop you enjoy it!
This sweet little paper purse is the perfect size to tuck a gift card and maybe some chocolates down inside.  It measures about 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2" overall including the straps.  I chose our new In Color Tranquil Tide for my bags color and with the matching Designer Series Paper it turned out beautiful.  It doesn't take much cardstock and DSP to make either.  I love that Stampin' Up! has in their inventory these super cute Itty Bitty bows in our new In Colors.  Please be sure and grab the instruction sheet on how to create your own Mini Paper Purse.
To order any of the products listed in my project sheet to make your mini purse please go to my online store by clicking on the "Shop Now" Button on the left hand side of the screen and enjoy shopping from the comfort of your own home.  Have a good day! and see you next Thursday!


Friday, July 14, 2017

Inky Friends New In Color Blog Hop - Fresh Fig


Hello! and welcome to the Inky Friends New In Color Blog Hop featuring the five new colors that Stampin' Up! has chosen as "in" colors for the next two years.  If you are following the hop in order then you have just arrived from the very creative Betty Traciak's blog where she featured the new In Color "Berry Burst".  She did a super job showcasing the color.  There are 8 stops on the hop and if you get lost you can go to our home page Inky Friends and get back on track.  I'm up next so let's take a look at my projects which were suppose to be featuring the new In Color "Fresh Fig".  As I started adding my pictures of projects I realized I had used "Tranquil Tide" instead.  My triplet grandsons and I have been busy this week catching frogs and toads so I guess the color green is on my mind.  I apologize to my Inky Friends for my mistake.
I am totally in love with all the new In Colors in the new annual Stampin' Up! catalog.  Tranquil Tide is such a beautiful green.  What a wonderful gift set this would make for a very special friend.  I'm sure some chocolates would be a great along with a gift card tucked in to this little pusre.
My first project features some of the new In Color DSP to match the cardstock and ink.  I also used some of the new washi tape in matching color too.  For my stamped image I used the fun hostess set, "You're Delightful".  This stamp set has a lot of possibilities.  Here's a tip, never snack on potato chips while making a card.  Crumbs leave grease marks, but can be covered up by using extra washi tape.  Thus the little strip of washi tape in the top left corner.
I'm sure some chocolates would be a great along with a gift card tucked in to this little purse.  I've been making a lot of these paper purses in all sizes lately.  Stampin' Up! has some cute little already made mini bows in In Colors ready to add to your creations.
My final project is a wintery one.  Using the "Lovely As A Tree" stamp set, I inked up the biggest pine tree and stamped on Whisper White cardstock.  Using the Oval Framlits, "Gently Falling" emboss folder, helped to give the tree a focal point.  I added some of our new Silver Metallic Edged ribbon to finish off the card.   This color makes a beautiful blue spruce tree.  I hope you have enjoyed my projects and now it's time to hop on over to the very talented Rhonda Griffen's Blog where she created some projects using the new In Color Limen Lime Twist.  Have a great day!




Thursday, July 13, 2017

3D Thursday Project Share

Good morning and welcome to another 3D Thursday FREE Project Share.  This week our featured stamper is Sarah Wills.  She has created a fun little S'mores Treat Bag.  I know you are gonna love!
Sarah created this cute little bag by using Stampin' Up's! Simply Score Board.
and look what is inside!  Your very own little S'mores kit!
Her little marshmallow man is adorable.  I hope you will join me in making this fun little treat!  What fun this would be to give out as little treats at a Birthday Party or special outdoor event.  Be sure and grab your FREE Project sheet below and get to crafting!
All supplies used to make this project can be purchased from my Stampin' Up! online store by clicking on the shop now icon on the left hand side of my blog.  Have a crafty day everyone!



Thursday, July 6, 2017

3D Thursday FREE Project Share

Good morning and welcome to another 3D Thursday FREE Project share.  This week our featured stamper is Jenn Gulch.  She has created a super cute project for us using a mini sample coffee cup and the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit.
This would make such a wonderful little gift for that someone special. 
 How adorable is this little altered coffee cup!  
      This little sack makes a perfect gift card holder!
You can make your own projects just like these by downloading the FREE project sheet below.
If you would like to order any of the materials used in this weeks project, please feel free to click on my shop now link on the left hand side of the screen and shop in my store.  
July is BONUS days at Stampin' Up! and for every $50 you spend you will get a code for $5 off for orders placed in August!!!  Now that's exciting!
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!




Sunday, July 2, 2017

Stamp Review Crew - Coffee Cafe

Welcome to another Stamp Review Crew Hop.  This time featuring the stamp set Coffee Cafe.  As always there is a main link to the Stamp Review Crew blog that you can go to later to view all the wonderful creations the group has made during this hop.  You can find it here.  This set also has a matching set of thinlits and is a very fun set to play with.  There is also a pack of matching DSP to go with it.
There are 13 stops on the hop so be sure and check them all out.  If you have been following the hop in order then you have just arrived from the very talented Linda Callhan's BlogStampin' Seasons.  She did a wonderful job showcasing the stamp set.
Now it's time to show you my creations.
Although I am not a coffee drinker this set was one of the first sets I bought.  It's just such a fun set to play around with and has lots of possibilities.  I decided to make some cupcake cards from the stamp set and dies.  Stampin' Up! now has Embossing Paste in it's inventory and it can be dyed with our reinkers to match our colors.  I added some Soft Sky to some and then spread it out on some Whisper White cardstock to dry.  After it was dry I then die cut it with the whip cream thinlit to use as my cupcake icing.

Here's a closeup shot.  It really looks like icing.  I used the "straw" stamp to make lines on my cupcake paper, it sorta worked, right?  I then added some of our beautiful new Copper Trim ribbon to my card to finish it off.
For my second cupcake card I used a different layout.  Using the fun Coffee Break DSP makes cards a snap to create.  I hope you have enjoyed viewing my creations as much I as did making them for you.  Now it's time to hop on over to the ever creative Kelly Kent's Blog: My Paper Craft Journey.
Have a good day and thank you for stopping by!
Twila



Thursday, June 29, 2017

3D Thursday Free Project

Good morning!  It's time for another 3-D Thursday Project.  This week our featured designer is Debbie Henderson.  She has created a beautiful project using an acrylic photo frame.
Debbie created a Post It Note Holder by altering an acrylic frame.  Using the Daisy Delight stamp set, Delightful Daisy Designer Paper, and the new Daisy Punch makes this project a snap to make.
This would make a great little gift for someone special.
Here is the color pallet she chose to use for her project.
To purchase any of this weeks project materials you can go to my online store by clicking the button on the side of my blog.  Thanks and have a great day!





Friday, June 23, 2017

Inky Friends 2017-18 New Catalog Blog Hop

Hello! and welcome to the Inky Friends New Catalog Blog Hop.  We used to hop under the name of Stampin' Addicts, but we have come up with a fresh, fun new name.  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that love to create and share our projects.  If you are following the hop in order you have just arrived from stop #1 which is the very talented Shelley Zarlings Blog, Miss Mad Stamper.  She did a super job showcasing the new stamp set Always and Forever.
The new stamp set I chose to showcase is called A Little Wild and it also has a set of matching framelits called Little Loves.
A Little Wild Stamp Set and Little Loves Framelits 
This is such a cute little set and is great for making baby cards and gift tags but I looked at it and thought of Valentines Day.
I've always loved making Valentines and thought this little lion would make a super cute one.  my color choices were Real Red, Crushed Curry, Basic Black, and Whisper White.  I couldn't find my Crushed Curry Stamp and Write Marker so I used the Ink Pad and an Aqua painter.  I do like the more subdued color for his fur.
Of course we needed a little treat to go with the card.   When I first saw the matching framelits for this set I thought of the Hershey Kiss Tent that Brenda Q. makes.  It's perfect because it has both the front and back to it.  
He's pretty cute!
and so is his backside.
I used a Hershey nugget instead and wrapped it in Crushed Curry so I could stamp the saying on the bottom as you can see in the picture below.

I love it!  The little punch "heart" is from the Cookie Cutter Punch.  
Thanks you so much for stopping by and hopping along with us.  Now it's time to hop on over to the fabulous Rhonda Griffins Blog, The Stampin' Bunny where she is showcasing the new stamp set Beautiful Bouquet.  Let's hop on over and check it out!