Hand Stamped Cards

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:


Whether You Like to or Not, this is AWESOME!

 

Whether you like to or not, this is AWESOME! If you like to color, great--you'll love this. If you don't like to color, great--you'll love this...check it out

Without Coloring... 1-30-18 petal pallette b-w card

Check out the close-up... Petal plallette b-w side

With Coloring... 1-30-18 Petal Pallette color crad

And here's the color close-up...cna you see the Wink of Stella (tough to capture!) Color closeup

No, it's not a new stamp set, although I'd buy it if it were available...this gorgeous flower is from the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper...here's the sheet from that set that I used: Petal passion dsp

All you need to do is attach it to your cardstock and you have a quite memorable card--colored or in black and white! I simply used my handy dandy paper snips to trim out this flower and for the colored version I used the new Stampin'Blends.  I do love to color so this was a trip to paradise for me--a huge area to just go wild and color to my hearts content!

I'll give you the dimensions & instructions below...use the Shop now button (or click on a product image below) and order your supplies today. Remember...
Sale-a-bration is on...so for each $50 in product that you purchase you can select a free item from the Sale-a-bration catalog (and for each 4 you receive from Stampin'Up! you'll get a bonus from me!

And, if you use this month's Host code (AP6EUNFH) when you check out, you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 you purchase in product!

Here are the directions:

1. Cut Thick Whisper White cardstock 4 1/4 X 11, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut Basic Black cardstock 4 X 5 1/4; adhere to card base front with liquid glue.

3. Cut Whisper White cardstock 3 7/8 X 5 1/8; Stamp "Just a Note"  (Flourishing Phrases stamp set) in Archival Black in in lower right corner).

4. Dry emboss this piece with the Quilt  Top embossing folder and adhere to black cardstock with liquid glue.

5. Cut out the flower image from the designer paper with Paper Snips...if you are NOT coloring, adhere this to the card front with liquid glue and add a large rhinestone to the flower center. If you are coloring, place the flower on a scrap paper and color with the Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Stampin'Blends; adhere to card front with liquid glue.  Color the red flower with Wink of Stella.

Your card is completed!

Here are the supplies you'll need...just click on one of the images below and you'll be in my store!

 

 


How to Simply Add Tons of Shine!

Today I'm going to show you How to Simply Add Tons of Shine! It's so simple you'll wonder why you didn't try it before.

Check this out: 1-22-18 Gold Glitter Flakes

And here it is up close: 1-22-18 Gold Glitter Flakes up close

 See all those beautiful shiny Gold Glitter Flakes? Those are a new item in the Occasions Mini catalog---it is so easy to apply them to a project---I used the  Tear and Tape adhesive. There's no messy glue or waiting for the adhesive to dry...it's quick and simple. I actually used 2 rows of tape to make it double wide...it's easy to use when you want a diagonal line of shine too. The options are endless.

The directions for this simply shiny card are provided below along with the supply list. Order what you need now from my store (hit the Shop Now button) and remembe
1. Sale-a-bration is ongoing through 3/31/18--for each $50 you purchase you select a free item from the Sale-a-bration mini
and
2. If you purchase online and use this month's Host code (AP6EUNFH) when you check out, you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase. AND, when you earn 4 Stampin'Up! freebies between now and 3/31/18--you'll receive a bonus box of chocolates and a $5 coupon (if you missed that announcement--check it out here http://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2018/01/sale-a-bration-freebies-plus-a-bonus.html )

Let's make the card

1. Cut 4 1/4 X 11 Bermuda Bay cardstock, score the long side at 5 1/2 (card base)

2. Cut 4 X 5 1/4 Whisper White cardstock; adhere to front of the card base with liquid glue.

3. Cut 3 7/8 X 5 1/8 Pool Party cardstock; stamp Happy Birthday (Stylized Birthday stamp) in Archival Basic Black ink at the top (see card sample)

4. Cut 3 7/8 X 2 Picture Perfect Designer Series Paper (I used the confetti design) and adhere at the bottom of the Pool Party cardstock layer with liquid glue.

5. Attach 2 pieces of Tear & Tape on the Pool Party layer right above the designer paper. Rub a dryer sheet over the card layer (can help reduce static cling) and then remove the tape paper topping. Sprinkle the Gold Glitter Flakes over the tape pressing down with your fingers to assure they adhere well. Dump  off the excess and place back in the bottle. Note: I use a catch card under the cardstock when sprinkling glitter to catch the excess and easily dump back in the original container.

6. Attach 3 adhesive-backed sequins to accent the Happy Birthday.

7. Adhere the Pool Party layer to the card front with liquid glue.

Your card is ready for sending!

Here is the supply list--just click on one of the images and you'll be in my store ready to purchase your supplies for this card:


More Cute & Quick FREE cards

Today we're going to look at 2 More Cute & Quick FREE cards...we're using the same FREE items we used last Friday.

If you missed last Friday's post you can check it out here http://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2018/01/how-to-make-16-free-quick-easy-cards.html. Today  we're using the Daffodil Delight and the Calypso Coral card bases from the Tutti Fruitti cards & Envelopes...check them out:

1-12-18 tutti fruitti card daffodil

 
1-12-18 tutti fruitti card pool party

Now, you've probably noticed that I have not yet used the Pool Party cardbase--I want to see what YOU will do with it--when you get your card created---email a picture of it to me at sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com!

The Tutti Fruitti Cards and Envelopes, The Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper, and the Shimmer Pack of Ribbon are all FREE--they are Sale-a-bration Freebies. And you know that Sale-a-bration is celebrated by you receiving a FREE item from  the Sale-a-bration mini catalog for each $50 in product that you purchase! (If you need a paper copy of the Sale-a-bration mini--just let me know (sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.c0m))

 Also, if you place an online order, you'll also receive $5 in FREE product from me for each $50 that you purchase --just use the current host code (AP6EUNFH) when you check out! Just hit the Shop Now button or click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my Store!

PLUS, for each 4 Sale-a-bration freebies you earn from Stampin'Up!, you'll receive a cute box of chocolates and a $5 gift certificate from me! Wow! Does it get any better! Rewards, Rewards, Rewards! (If you want to see what that adorable box of chocolates looks like, tune back in on Friday)

Just hit the Shop Now button or click on one of the products below and you'll be in my store where you can purchase what you need and earn those FREEBIES!

 


How to Make 16 Free Quick & Easy Cards!

Today I'm going to show you How to Make 16 Free Quick & Easy Cards! Take a look at this terrific birthday card: 1-12-18 tutti fruitti card pool party

How cute is this--great for kids, guys, teens, gals, office workers, teacher---soooo,  who wouldn't enjoy this card?

Now you say, so how do I make these for FREE? The answer is simple--the Tutti Fruitti Cards and Envelopes, The Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper, and the Shimmer Pack of Ribbon are all FREE--they are Sale-a-bration Freebies. And you know that Sale-a-bration is celebrated by you receiving a FREE item from  the Sale-a-bration mini catalog for each $50 in product that you purchase! (If you need a paper copy of the Sale-a-bration mini--just let me know (sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.c0m))

Also, if you place an online order, you'll also receive $5 in FREE product from me for each $50 that you purchase --just use the current host code (AP6EUNFH) when you check out! Just hit the Shop Now button or click on one of the product images below and you'll be in my Store!

PLUS, for each 4 Sale-a-bration freebies you earn from Stampin'Up!, you'll receive a cute box of chocolates and a $5 gift certificate from me! Wow! Does it get any better! Rewards, Rewards, Rewards!

Here's how to create that cute card with all those FREE supplies:

1. Cut the Designer Series Paper (I used the Bermuda stripe) 3 1/4 X 4 1/2; cut a coordinating designer paper (I used the Lemon Lime Twist bubbles) 4 1/4 X 1 1/8; cut Whisper White cardstock 2 X 4 1/4.

2. Stamp "Happy Birthday to You" (Super Duper stamp set) in Archival Basic Black ink on the Whisper White cardstock. Adhere to the Bermuda striped DSP with liquid glue; adhere the Lemon Lime DSP under the white cardstock.

3. Cut a 16" piece of the Bermuda shimmer ribbon and tie around this piece; adhere this to the Lemon Lime card base (Tutti Fruitti cards and envelopes). Your matching envelope is already coordinated for you!

Now your card can be done....but if you enjoy a bit more embellishment...

4. Adhere 3 of the Adhesive-backed Tutti Fruitte sequins (I used Pool Party) near the greeting; adhere small rhinestones to the centers.

Your card is complete!

Here's the Supply list--just click on one of the images below and you'll be in my store where you can order what you need!

 


Cute Birthday Card all Tied Up with a Bow

Now we're really getting into the new Stampin'Up! Occasions Mini  with this Cute Birthday Card All Tied Up with a bow..and, you say, how does she get it into the envelope?  Well, that's easy--it's a very flat bow that is cut from that terrific new Designer Series  Paper called  Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper....it's a 6 X 6 pack and many of the sheets have photographed images that can simply be snipped out with your trusty Paper Snips and you are set to go with a great embellishment! Birthday Wishes for You

You'll also want to check out the rest of the designer paper for party hats, donuts, noise makers, and on and on!  You'll be able to get very creative with just a bit of snipping.

I'm going to give you the simple directions for creating my card followed by the supply list. You can order what you need using the Shop Now button on this page which puts you right into my store. Remember to use this month's Host code (AP6EUNFH) when you check out and you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase. 

AND, this is  Sale-a-bration...which means for each $50 in product that you purchase you can select a FREE product from the Stampin'Up! (Click the Catalog Button at the tops of the page to view online) Sale-a-bration catalog! Doesn't get any better than that!

Click on the Catalog button at the top of the page to view the catalogs online. If you need an Occasions catalog or a Sale-a-bration catalog--I'll be happy to mail one to you--just contact me (sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com) today!

Here we go:

1. Cut 8 1/2 X 5 1/5 Berry Burst cardstock; score the long side at 4/1 4 (card base)

2. Cut 4 X 5 1/4 Whisper White cardstock; stamp Happy Birthday (Birthday Wishes for You stamp set) in Archival Black ink in the lower part; stamp "with many wishes just for you" in Berry Burst ink below that. If you enjoy coloring you can use the Berry Burst Stampin'Write marker to color in the birthday.  Use multipurpose liquid glue to adhere this to the card base.

3. Cut 1 1/2 X 5 1/4 Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper (I used the confetti design); adhere with liquid glue over the upper White cardstock.

4. Cut 3/8 X 5 1/4 Bermuda Bay cardstock and adhere over the bottom of the designer paper with liquid glue.

5. Snip out the Bermuda Bay bow from the designer paper with your paper snips; adhere with liquid glue to the card front. Dsp

Here are the supplies--use the Shop Now button to get what you need:

 


12 New Colors of Stampin'Up! Basic Rhinestones

This is fantastic...do you want to own 12 New Colors of Stampin'Up! Basic Rhinestones? Me too!

Check this out....isn't that an awesome addition to your creation? Colored rhinestones


Here's a close up view: Colored rhinestones close up

Want the info to get these in 12 new colors* (we currently have the clear Rhinestones in the catalog #144220)? I'll tell you how!

I used the new Stampin'Up! Stampin' Blends (alcohol markers)...just color the rhinestone (while it's on the backing), let it dry a few seconds and add to your project! It's so simple--buy one sheet of rhinestones and color in the color you need for your project...no need to have 12 sheets of rhinestones!

*Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler (I used this on the sample), Crumb Cake, Daffodill Delight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pink Pirouette, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, and Smoky Slate.Download StampinBlends_2017_US

PLUS you can join the Stampin' Blend Club--get all the Blend combos and the 2 skin tones + lifter AND get the Memento ink pad FREE from me for joining.  We're also including a class on 2/4 to learn our techniques, get some great tips, and practice on 2 card designs (3 of each). Here's the entire brochure for your review  Download Stampin' Blend Club.

Spread out the cash outlay over 4 months---then own them all plus attend the optional class (class fee includes 2 skin tones, color lifter AND FREE from me--the Memento ink pad. Note: if you already have the pad I'll give you the Refill for free---you'll be needing it when you start using these markers because you just won't want to stop stamping and coloring!

The entire story is here for the Club--you need to sign up now (410 836 8016) or (sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com)  Download Stampin' Blend Club

Own the Blends---learn how to use them effectively, learn some new tips, practice and then create with these beauties to your hearts content--your imagination (or Pinterest) is the limit to what you can do with these Blends.

 

Here's the list of Blends and supplies in case you need them NOW!


Last Day to receive $16 Free Stampin'Up! Products

Today is the Last Day to  receive $16 Free Stampin'Up! Products by placing your PREORDER for the

*Stampin'Blends Collection (12 Combos --light + dark shades) + Bronze & Ivory skin tones + Color Lifter ($121.50)
*Stampin'Blend Color Me Happy Project Kit (creates 20 cards) ($25)
*Color Me Happy stamp set ($19)
(shipping 16.65, tax 10.92) Grand total $192.97

Place your PREORDER with me before midnight 10/31/17 and you can select $16 in FREE Stampin'UP! products.

Call 410 836 8016 or email: sandihartka@sandilovesstampig.com to place your order. I'll be placing the orders first thing on 11/1 and you'll be among the first to start creating with the new Stampin' Blends.

Today I colored another card from the Color Me Happy Project Kit--this one is a Thank you card... Thank you
it was really easy and i was able to quickly get to the fun part--coloring, because all the cutting and measuring is already completed for you. Everything you need is in the kit except the stamp set, adhesive, Memento ink and markers!

Place your PREORDER with me before midnight 10/31/17 and you can select $16 in FREE Stampin'UP! products.

Call 410 836 8016 or email: sandihartka@sandilovesstampig.com to place your order. I'll be placing the orders first thing on 11/1 and you'll be among the first to start creating with the new Stampin' Blends.


You Can Get $16 in Stampin'Up! Free Product

I'm going to tell you how You Can Get $16 in Stampin'Up! Free Product.

First let me tell you about Stampin' Blend Color Me Happy Project Kit. These Stampin' Blend alcohol markers have really been addicting! The great thing about the "kit" is that you don't have to create a card, cut the cardstock, etc.  You can just focus on coloring with the Blends...this means more coloring and less busy work, right?

Here's the card that I worked on today... Bird

Currently the Stampin'Blends come in 12 colors (1 light + 1 dark = combo) plus a bronze and ivory for skin tones. Additionally we have a color lifter that is used to push color back inside the image line or to highlight by pulling up some color already laid down.

The 12 combos, skin tones, and lifter are going to be sold as a Collection ($121.60). The Collectio and the  card kit ($25) and stamp set ($19) (Color Me Happy Project Kit & stamp set) = $165.50 (+$16.55 shipping, 10.92 tax). If you place a PREORDER for these products, I will give you $16 in free Stampin'Up! product. You can use this to purchase other coordinating products or anything you want!

You will need to place this order directly with me before midnight 10/31/17. (Call 410 836 8016 or email me at sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com.  So don't delay, make sure to get these awesome new products first so you can begin learning to use them to increase your stamping fun!

As a gift for Christmas or birthdays---these would  make a wonderful surprise plus you can get $16 in additional FREE Stampin'Up! product.

The entire brochure can be downloaded here--you can see all the colors, the card kit and the stamp set as well as other samples.  Download StampinBlends_2017_US (1) 11-1-17. Place your PREORDER now and get $16 in FREE Stampin'Up! product. Call 410 836 8016 or email sandihartka@sandilovesstamping.com right now!