Quick & Classy Guy Card

Today we're going to create a Quick & Classy Guy cardIt's so easy and quick to create you'll want to keep several on hand for those "guy" occasions that can be so hard to design. And...what guy doesn't want to be called Classy? 2-23-18 Classy

The "quick" part is using the new Tailored Tag punch to create that cool background from the True Gentleman Designer Series Paper...imagine the variety of backgrounds you can create with 12 sheets of designer paper.

The stamp comes from the Truly Tailored stamp set that also contains "Lookin' SHARP" and "You're a Fox"...this is a real find for guy cards!

I'll explain how to create this card and the supplies are listed below the instructitons...you can hit the Shop Now button or click on any one of the images and be in my store. Remember

*For each $50 in product that you purhcase you can select a free item from the Sale-a-bration mini (or a Level 2 item for $100 purchase). (If you need to download the Sale-a-bration mini just click here  Download 20180216_SAB18-2_en-US

*When you earn four $50 equivalent SAB's from Stampin'Up!, you'll receive a reward from me (box of Chocolates +  $5 gift certificate)

*If you use this month's host code (PUKPWHXA) when you check out, you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me!

Here are the simple directions:

1. Cut Night of Navy cardstock 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (card base)

2. Punch 3 shapes from your favorite True Gentleman DSP with the Tailored Tag punch---adhere these in a row through the center of the card front with liquid glue

3. Punch 2 shapes from each of 2 more designs of the DSP; adhere one of each above and below the first line of punches on the card front (see picture)

4. Stamp "To a Classy Kind of Guy" on Very Vanilla cardstock (rub with Embossing Buddy)  in Versamark ink; sprinkle with copper embossing powder and heat with the Heat Tool until shiny and bright. Using your Paper Snips (103579) cut on the solid outline of the stamped image. Adhere to center shape with dimensionals.

Your card is ready for sending...but while you are punching....punch enough shapes for a few more cards to add to your stash.

Here's the supply list:


Stampin'Up!'s Newest FREE Bundle

 If you were in my studio this weekend you saw Stampin'Up!'s Newest FREE Bundle. It's called Blossoming Basket Bundle...the stamp set features a beautiuf basket filled with roses (ok, I'm not a gardener but I think these are roses)! And the embossing folder is this awesome basket weave...take a look at the card I created with this bundle... 2-20-18 blossoming basket

The great part of this new bundle is that it is FREE! You heard right! You can earn this free bundle with a purchase of $100 in product--it's part of the new Sale-a-bration Free items. (There's also the Eclectic Expressions stamp set and the most awesome Designer Series Paper--Springtime Foil). If you missed Friday's post check out the card and the paper here http://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2018/02/stampinups-most-gorgeous-new-designer-series-paper.html

If you need a copy of the brochure that has all the freebies listed for Sale-a-bration you can either click here and download it  Download 20180216_SAB18-2_en-US or contact me at sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com and I'll get one to you!

I'll give you the directions to create this card below and following that is the supply list--you can order your supplies by hitting the Shop Now button or click on one of the images below and you'll be in my store. Remember

-You can earn the Sale-a-bration free items with a purchase of $50 (level 1 free item) or $100 (Level 2 free item)

-When you earn 4 ($50 equivalent SAB free items from SU) you'll get a reward from me--a box of chocolate + $5 gift certificate --you can earn as many as you want!

-When you use this month's Host code (PUKPWHXA) when you check out on your ONLINE order, you will receive $5 in Stampin'Up! products from me! 

Here are the directions:

1. Cut this Whisper White cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base); using the new Basket Weave folder, dry emboss the front of the card base. (this is really an awesome design).

2. Cut Whisper White cardstock 3 1/2 x 3 1/2; stamp the basket of flower (Blossoming Basket stamp set) in Mememto Tuxedo Black ink(#132708); Color images with Stampin' Blends (alchohol markers) using Calypso, Olive and Crumb Cake.

3. Stamp the "heart tag" on Whisper White cardstock in Memento ink, color hearts with Calypso Blend, hand cut tag and adhere to basket handle with a mini dimensional (#144108); adhere 3 rhinestones around the basket handle. 

4. Cut Pool Party cardstock 3 5/8 X 3 5/8; adhere to back of above stamped image with liquid glue; adhere this unit to upper card front. with dimensionals

5. Cut Whisper White cardstock 2 1/2 X 3/4; stamp "Here for you" in Versamark ink  (#102283), sprinkle with Gold embossing powder, heat with Heat Tool until bright shiny gold.

6. Cut Gold Glimmer paper 2 1/4 X 7/8; adhere to back of greeting with glue dots; adhere this unit to card front with dimensionals

 Your beautiful card is ready for sending!

 

Here is the supply list:


Stampin'Up!'s Most Gorgeous New Designer Series Paper

 Ooooh, my goodness, the new Sale-a-bration Free items inclue Stampin'Up!'s Most Gorgeous New Designer Series Paper!  It is very difficult for me to photograph the foil embedded in the paper...but you'll  see the outlines the flowers/leaves are all copper foil. Close up

...here's a great card that features this beautiful paper: Springtime foil specialty dsp

There are 4 fantastic designs (3 of each) in the Springtime Foil Specialty Designer Series Paper---the floral (in the card), scattered dots, leafy branches, stripes....what a great new Free Sale-a-bration selection (purchase $50 in product and select your FREEBIE).

It's so wonderful all by itself I had a hard time doing anything but adhering it to the card front....then I thought about the new Stampin' Blends...the new alcohol markers and what a great surface this designer paper would be for coloring...check out this card: Colored

I'll give you the simple directions for this card below followed by the supply list.  You can get to my store by hitting the Sh0p Now button or clicking on one of the images below. If you use this month's Host code (PUKPWHXA) when you check out, I'll send you $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Here are the directions:

1. Cut 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 thick Whisper White cardstock, score the long side at 4 1/4 (card base)

2. Cut 4 1/2 X 3 1/4 Copper Foil

3. Cut 4 3/8 X 3 1/8 Springtime Foil Specialty Designer Series Paper; adhere to Copper Foil with glue dots.

4. Cut 18" Copper Trim around this unit; adhere this unit to card front using glue dots

5. Stamp "happy birthday" (Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set) in Versamrak on Whisper White cardstock, sprinkle with Copper Embossing powder; heat with Heat Tool until shiny bright.  Punch out with Classic Label Punch. Adhere over copper trim with dimensionals (#104430)

 Here's the supply list:


Valentines Gift Card Holder--DIY Quick & Easy

 Let me show you how to create a beautiful Valentine's Gift Card Holder --- DIY Quick  Easy! Bag

The bag measures 4 3/4 X 7 which means those gift card backings will fit right in there. Now I bet you haven't seen that gorgeous embossing on the gold foil striped treat bags...am I right? Quilt top close up
Well, you can do that design (Quilt Top) or any other design you like just by slipping that bag inside one of the Big Shot dry embossing folders sand running it through the Big Shot. Bag in folder
What a gorgeous imprint on that white and gold foil.

Then add a white doily, punch out (Starburst punch) a starburst in Gold Foil, add a Sweet & Sassy heart in Red Glimmer....it's done!

It doesn't get any faster and it doesn't get any prettier! You can even slip in your Valentine with the gift card or candy and you are ready to wow your sweetheart!

Below is the supply list...order what you need in my store by hitting the Shop now button or click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store.

Remember Sale-a-bration is still going on--for each $50 in product that you purchase you can select a free item from the Sale-a-bration mini.

And...if you purcase online and use this month's Host code ( PUKPWHXA) when you check out, you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase.

(Note: for each 4 SAB Freebies that you earn from Stampin'Up! you'll receive a reward from me --a box of chocolates and a $5 gift certificate)

Here's the supply list:


Super Quick Valentine's Gift Box

I just finished a Super Quick Valentine's Gift Box that coordinates really well with that Valentine we created on Tuesday (scroll down to see it). Look at this! Box Box side

I used the Mini Pizza Boxes (yes, they are still available on the Carry Over list from the Holiday mini). I used the same Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper for the box that I used for the Valentine card. There are so many great designs in that pack and they all blend and coordinate with each other. I actually used the "back" side on one of the designs for this box...this is the side without the gold foil embedded.

I'll give you the directions below--keep these because the dimensions can be used with any Designer Series Papers for any occasion.

Following the directions is the supply list--click on any of the item pictures or the Shop Now button and you'll be in my store.  Remember to use this month's Host (PUKPWHXA) when you check out and you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase. You'll also be able to select a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration mini catalog for each $50 in product that you purchase. (Remember too that for each 4 Freebies you earn from SU--you'll receive a bonus reward from me--a box of chocolates and a $5 coupon)

Here are the directions:

1. Fold the mini Pizza Box together--it doesn't require any adhesive.

2. Cut your favorite Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 1/4 X 3 1/4; adhere to top of pizza box with liquid glue (#110755).

3. Cut 4 pieces of matching designer paper 7/8 x 3 1/4; adhere these to the sides of the box with liquid glue.

4. Cut a heart from a coordinating paper with the large heart in the Sure Do Love You thinlets; cut a small heart from gold glimmer paper with one of the small heart dies in the set.  Layer these to the top center of the box with liquid glue. (Note: now is the time to fill your box with chocolates, jewelry, or other treats)

5. Cut 22" pink tinsel trim and tie around box with the bow centering the hearts.

Your box is ready for giving!

Here's the supply list: