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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 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:


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:


Sale-a-bration FREEBIES PLUS a BONUS!

Sale-a-bration is awseoms but you can earn Sale-a-bration FREEBIES PLUS a BONUS! Be sure to read all the way to the end...there's a surpise you haven't heard before...it's new! SAB Bonus

First, when you purchase $50 Stampin'Up! products you will earn a FREEBIE from the Sale-a-bration mini catalo0t--absolutely free--stamp sets, Designer Series paper, framelits, precuts cards with envelopes, ribon...they are fantastic products.  If you want to see them, stop by and you can see some samples and the products. Often it's tough to get a good feel for the quality and the products from the pictures.  Some of the freebies are a bit hard to see and you  pass right over them.

So after you select four of the FREEBIES from Stampin'Up! you will receive this little beauty filled with yummy chocolate and the gorgeous tag--is a $5 coupon for you!

You can earn as many of these little beauties as you want...for each 4 SAB Freebies that you earn you'll receive a Bonus box from me!

Your Bonus boxes will be ready by 4/1/18. If you need them earlier to use a Easter gifts (yes, re-gifting is a wonderful thing!) let me know and we can arrange that for you.

Now here's a huge BONUS you have not heard before----if you earn 10 of Sandi's Bonus Boxes, you'll get to go on a $100 shopping spree and you'll have your $50 in coupons! yah! Go Sale-a-bration!

You can earn Sale-a-bration FREEBIE by:

Place an online order (use the Shop Now button or click on one of the product images below to get into my store)
1. Remember to use the current month Host code AP6EUNFH and you will also receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me
2. Call and place an order directly with me (410 836 8016) 
3. Place an order during a class/workshop

I've been keeping track of your Sale-a-bration freebies since 1/3/18...so no worries...I'm already tracking them for you!

 Now if you want to re-create this gorgeous box and that lovely intricate tag....you can begin earning your Sala-a-bration Freebie right now with the following supplies:

 
 

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!

 


Two Stampin'Up! News Items

Hope your Christmas was magnificent--today I want to remind you of Two Stampi'Up! News Items...be sure to read both of them so you don't miss out!

Stampin'Up! Year End Sales Event  (+  Clearance Rack items)

It's that time to say goodby to some of our favorites holiday stamps & accessories..
As long as supplies last they will be available for sale until 1/2/18...so check out the Retiring list here  Download Year End Sale Event US (1)

Plus the  Clearance Rack had new items added also--deeply discounted and makes your dollars stretch! (Click on that when you are in my store to check out those items.

Use the Shop Now button (at the right side)--that takes you into my store & be sure to use this month's Host Code (QU4X4PVU) during December (in  then there will be a new code--check the Rewards button then for the new code). If you use this code on your online order you'll receive $5 in product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase!

Don't let those favorite Must Have's leave before you get yours!

Reserve your Stamparatus

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Last date to reserve your is 12/30/17--after that, you won't be able to order one until June 2018

(Click here for the directions to place your reservation  Download US_Stamparatus_Customer_Reservation_Tutorial)

Here's what you'll be getting with this great new stamping tool:

  • Easily makes multiple stamped images 
  • Always stamp crisp, clean images
  • Need a darker impression, just apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Saves time & money by reducing waste products
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Adjustable stamping plates and precision placement permit new stamping techniques
Product details:
  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamp
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Product dimensions are 8" x 8" x 7/8".
  • Retail Price–$49.00

That's the important news for right now...come back Friday for a super quick card design that you'll be needing right away!