Stampin'Up!'s Tropic"ally" Chic Suite.

We're creating a quick & easy card with Stampin'U bp!'s Tropic"ally" Chic Suite. We're still celebrating the Designer Series Paper sale (Buy 3 Get 1 FREE)  using one of the sale papers today. Tropical chic 1

I'm focusing on quick & easy...everyone wants to be having summer fun but still be creative. We're using the Tropical Escape Designer Series Papers---a group of terrific summery designs---tons of selections to choose from.

The card directions are below followed by the Supply List. The DSP sale ends July 31st...so you want to order now to get your free designer paper. Hit the Shop Now button or click on one of the product images below --you'll be in my store.  Between 7/16 & 7/31 you have 2 Specials to choose from:

*Submit your online order using Host code 4VRD2FBM  and for each $50 in product that you order you'll receive $5 in Stampin'UP! product from me (my choice)
or
*Submit your online order using Host code 4XBU4TDD and for each $50 in product that you order you'll receive a Thank you + $5 off Coupon for your next class at my studio.

YOU CHOOSE

Directions: 

1. Cut Granny Apple Green cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score long side at 5 1/2 (card base); Cut Basic Black cardstock 5 X 3 3/4, adhere to card base with liquid glue.

2. Cut designer paper (I used the pictured pattern from Tropcial Escape pack) 3 5/8 X 4 7/8. Adhere 5" piece of Granny Apple textured ribbon around middle using glue dots--tuck ends around back. Adhere DSP to card front with liquid glue.

3. Stamp "You are the greatest" (Tropical Chic stamp set) in Stazon Jet Black in on a piece of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, punch out with Tailored Tag punch. Using the small background stamp in black ink....stamp randomly around the verse.

4. Punch gold glimmer paper with the same punch, cut down the middle horizontally & attach to back of above tag with glue dots. spreading apart slightly so it forms a border around the verse punch.

5. Adhere Tropical element flower above the verse with a glue dot. Using 2 strands of linen thread tie a blow & adhere to flower front with a glue dot. Attach whole unit over ribbon with dimensionals.

Ready for sending!

Below are the Supplies--use Shop now button or click on one of the images below --go shopping in my store!


What's New with Animal Outing Designer Series Paper

As you know if you've been to a class lately I've fallen in love with a designer paper, so today you'll discover What's New with Animal Outing Designer Series Paper!

In the last couple of weeks I've just gone nuts with Stampin'Up!'s Animal Outing Designer Series Paper---so with it being on sale...I decided this was a great time to do a card with it... 7-13-18 animal expedition

Pretty cute, right? This could be a fun card for office co-workers, guys, kids, or your girlfriend who loves animals--it's just adorable.

As I mentioned, the good news is that this is one of the ten Designer papers that is on sale this month (through July 31st)...if you buy 3 you get one FREE! Not a bad deal, right?

Below in the Supply list are pics of the ten designer papers on sale--you can click on the Shop Now button or on one of the images below and you'll be in my store. If you place your order online and use the current Host code (4VRD2FBM) when you are checking out, you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase. 

Directions for making this card:

1. Cut Color Me Clover 8 1/2 X 5 1/2, score the long side at 4 1/4 (card base); cut Basic Black cardstock 4 X 5 1/4; adhere to the card base with liquid glue.

2. Cut three pieces of Animal Outing (small animal print) 1 1/2 X 3 7/8, adhere to black cardstock with liquid glue.

3. Cut Simmering White cardstock 1 1/4 X 2; stamp Wild about You (Animal Outing stamp set #146600) in Color Me Clover ink (147139); Cut Gold Glimmer paper 1 1/2 X 1 3/4--adhere to back of Shimmering white with glue dots; adhere to card front with dimensionals. Tie green cord (Nature's Twine) in a bow and adhere to verse with glue dot.

Your card is ready for sending!

Here's the supply list along with the ten designer papers that are currently on sale. Click on the Shop now button or on one of the images below and start shopping!


Using Stampin'Up! Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper

Today we're using another Designer Series Paper that is on Sale--Using Stampin'Up! Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper. If I had to select just one of the Designer papers--I think it would be this one--I just love the roses and the blending of colors. This paper uses the new DistInktive process that Stampin'Up! is patenting...they photograph objects (in this case roses) and do some magic and ---here you are with a glorious array of the most beautiful rose designer paper. So, here's today's card: 7-10-18 Petal Promenade

Since we are using narrow strips of designer paper, we can get tons of strips from one sheet. This means you can make multiple cards with just one sheet. You'll also see the new Rose Glimmer paper--this is just stunning--used with the Thank You Thinlets which creates this beautiful effect with very little effort! Aren't we always looking for awesome with little effort?

Following the directions to create this card there is a supply list--you can click on the Shop Now button or on one of the images below to get into my store. Remember there are ten designer papers that are on sale during July--they are included below so you can see all of them including Petal Promenade. If you purchase 3 of these designer papers the 4th one is FREE.

And, if you use this month's Host code when you check out (if you are shopping online) 4VRD2FBM--you will receive $5 in Stampin'Up! products (I select them) for each $50 in product that you purchase.

1. Cut Blackberry Bliss cardstock 8 1/2 X 5 1/2, score the long side at 4 1/4 (card base; cut Whisper White cardstock 3 1/2 X 5 1/4, adhere to card base with liquid glue.

2. Cut Designer Series Paper (I used the blackberry/pink paper from Petal Promenade) 1 X 4 3/4; adhere to white cardstock with liquid glue (see picture for placement)

3. Cut scalloped oval with Layering Oval dies (#141706) from Vellum cardstock (sandwich: magnetic platform, Precision base place, vellum, die, standard cutting pad).

4. Cut Thank You (Thank you Thinlets) from Rose Glimmer paper; adhere to vellum with glue dots; adhere the Oval to the card front by placing glue dots under the letters of Thank You so they will not show.

Your card is ready for sending!

Here are the supplies--click on one of the images below or on the Shop Now button and you'll be in my store--order your supplies now!

 


Using New Stampin'Up! Designer Series Paper

We are now nearing the end of Week 1 of Using New Stampin'Up! Designer Series Paper AND "Buying 3 + Get 1 FREE! Earlier this week we used Designer paper as a "cutout" to give our cards some pizzazz. (If you missed it click here http://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2018/07/free-stampinup-designer-series-paper-1.html). Today we're going to do the reverse...we're "cutting out" some of the Designer paper to add really pretty interest to our card...here it is:  Eclectic

We used the Eclectic Layers thinlet and cut out some of the designer paper so we see the layer of cardstock underneath...what a difference that small action makes in the professional look of the card. You can use any of the new Stampin'Up! Designer Series Papers to use this fun technique.

Remember, the Designer Series Paper Sale lasts all month...however I advise getting yours now. This sale is bound to attach the inventory and low supplies might mean a wait--so order now while supplies are good! Buy 3 packs of DSP (the ones listed in the attached brochure  Download 07.01.18_FLYER_DSP_SALE_US) AND Get 1 FREE. If you place your order online and use the current Host code 4VRD2FBM you will receive $5 in Stampi'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Following the directions for making this card are the Designer Papers that are on sale and the product used for today's card- -click on any of the images to get into my store to place your order.

Card Directions:

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

2. Cut  Tea Room Designer Series Paper (Coastal Cabana design) 4 X 5 1/4; using the background thinlets (Eclectic Layers thinlets) cut the design in the upper part of the paper (magnetic platform, Precision base plate, paper, die, standard cutting pad).  With a sponge (141337) and Coastal Cabana ink (147097) sponge the outer edge to give it the "look' of another layer. Adhere this to the card base using liquid glue. 

3. Cut the solid flower (Eclectic Layers thinlets) from Mango Melody cardstock; cut the flower outline from Calypso Coral cardstock (122925). Glue these together with liquid glue and adhere to card front with a dimensional. Electic flower dies

4. Cut leaf stem from Bermuda Bay cardstock (131197), slip under flower and glue with liquid glue.

5. Stamp with your favorite greeting in Stazon Jet Black ink. Your card is ready for sending!

Here are the supplies and the Designer Papers that are on sale--click on any of the images and you'll be in my store--order yours now!


Free Stampin'Up! Designer Series Paper

Did you see the new special for Free Stampin'Up! Designer Series Paper? During the entire month of July, if you purchase 3 packs of Designer Series Paper, you get one pack free! This is definitely the time to stock up! Below are the selections you can choose from. 

Here's a quick and easy card that uses the Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper (it's one of the sale DSP). See how it uses the DSP instead of plain cardstock for the framelit cutout--that really makes the card much more interesting and adds a bit more pizzazz. Garden impressions card
Here's a close up so you can see the added interest using the floral DSP gives the card front. Garden impressions - close up

I'll give you the directions following by the supply list below---the first products are the Designer paper on sale...the second list is for the product used for the card...go shopping and have fun!

Remember if you place your order online and use the current host code (4VRD2FBM) when you check out, you'll receive $5 in  Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase...free product and Free designer series paper....have fun shopping right now!

Card directions:

1. Cut Mango Melody cardstock 8 1/2 X 5 1/2, score the long side at 4 1/4. Cut Basic Black cardstock 4 1/8 X 5 3/8; adhere to card front with liquid glue.

2. Cut floral corner* (Springtime Impressions framelits) from Garden Impressions DSP, adhere to card front with liquid glue
(*sandwich: magnetic base+precision base plate, DSP, standard cutting pad). Use the die brush to remove the cut out pieces.

3. Use the embossing buddy on the upper right corner, stamp verse (Abstract Impressions stamp set) in Versamark ink, sprinkle with Grapefruit Grove embossing powder, heat with heat tool until shiny.

4. Add 3 clear rhinestones..your card is completed!

 Just click on an image and you'll be in my store to place your order:

Here's the supply list for the card: