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Blossoming Basket Card and Stampin’Blends Alcohol Markers

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I have another card for you today using the wonderful Blossoming Basket stamp set from theSale-a-bration brochure. I wanted to show you a different way to color the image. In my previous post using this stamp set I water colored the image using ink refills and the aqua painter. With this card, I used the Stampin’Blends Alcohol markers to color the image.

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I stamped the basket image on thick Whisper White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Pad and colored the image with Rich Razzleberry Light Stampin’Blends. As you can tell I did not work too much with the blending on the flowers, I just simply colored the flowers with the Light Rich Razzleberry Stampin’Blend. I did go back and added more color in spots where I thought there would be shading and also removed some color with the Color Lifter marker. The alcohol marker I used is actually the old Blendability alcohol marker Stampin’Up! had a few years ago, so the color may vary some with the new Stampin’Blends. You can’t tell from the photo, but I did go over the blooms with Wink of Stella glitter brush for a little added sparkle.

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I wanted to add dimension to my card so I stamped basket again and colored the blooms and cut them out. I then added them to the basket using Stampin’dimensionals. The colorful little butterfly is cut out by hand using the Paper Snips and mounted on the card with a glue dot.

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Don’t you just love the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder? It creates an authentic basket weave design! Such a nice touch! I used Crumb Cake cardstock for the embossed basket weave panel. The basket was colored in with the Crumb Cake Stampin’Blend.

Don’t Forget! Sale-a-bration is coming to a close on March 31. You can get this bundle of products that includes the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder and Blossoming Basket stamp set for FREE with a purchase of $100 (before shipping and tax) in my online store. This purchase would also qualify you for a FREE offer of  a Layered Leaves Textured Embossing Folder valued at $9.00 from me if you use the March Host Code TF6TZZM3 when you order.  More info on how this offer works is here.

I hope you like my card and it inspires you to CREATE!

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Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly

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Blossoming Basket Card and Paper Pumpkin Special Offer

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I finally got to play with my favorite Sale-a-bration stamp set Blossoming Basket! The stamp set is part of a Bundle that also includes the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.  You can earn this bundle of products FREE with a purchase of $100 (before shipping and tax) during Sale-a-bration.

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I embossed the basket image on watercolor paper using the Versamark Pad and white embossing powder. I then colored the image in with an aquapainter using Crumb Cake ink, old olive and Blushing Bride ink. Blushing Bride ink is very pale, so instead of just squeezing the stampin’pad to pick up ink on the lid, I used a drop of the ink refill. That way I got more intense Blushing Bride color for the blooms. I added a little Sahara Sand ink to the bottom of the basket just for a just watered plant look.

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The little butterfly image is just darling! I stamped him with the Black Archival Stampin’Pad and watercolored him with the Aquapainter using Old Olive, Blushing Bride and Crushed Curry ink. Using a drop from the refills to pick up the color. I embossed a strip of Crumb Cake Cardstock using the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder that comes with the bundle. I cut the Burlap Ribbon into strips for the little twine bow on the handle of the basket.

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I hope you like my card and it inspires you to CREATE! Take advantage of  Stampin’Up!’s best promotion of the year Sale-a-bration! This promotion ends March 31!

Blossoming Basket Clear-Mount Bundle

Blossoming Basket Bundle clear mount #147505 wood mount 147504

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Don’t forget my March Host code special offer of FREE combo pack of Old Olive Stampin’Blends Alcohol markers! Just enter the code TF6TZZM3 in the host code box in my online store when your total order comes to $75 (before shipping and tax) ! These markers are $9.00 retail price and you will get them FREE from me. More info on this offer here.

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Do you like the convenience of having all your stamping supplies at your fingertips in a kit! Then Paper Pumpkin is for you! I just want to let you all know about this promotion that ends May 10! If you are a new subscriber to the monthly Paper Pumpkin program you get 50% off your first 2 months! Just use code SAVEFIFTY0418 when you sign up.

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Remember you have complete control over your subscription! You can skip a month whenever you want to by just logging in to your account and suspend that months kit, just do so my the 10th of the month. You can cancel also at anytime! Paper Pumpkin makes a great gift too! Here is a link to find out more or to sign up for the Paper Pumpkin kits.

Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly 

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Blossoming Basket Bundle and FREE Shipping Offer

I thought I would show you this video on the Blooming Basket Bundle. This is a FREE bundle of products with a $100 (before shipping and tax) that includes the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder and the Blooming Basket stamp set. This is such a cute and fun stamp set! I have ordered mine and can’t wait too play with it!

FREE SHIPPING OFFER FROM ME FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 5!

I always appreciate FREE shipping offers! So I thought I would offer this deal to you guys! This offer only applies to orders of $100 or more and is a savings of at least 10%.

How this offer works

  • Email your order to me @ papercraftingtime@gmail.com
  • Make sure your subtotal is at least $100
  • I will email you a Paypal Invoice to pay for your order minus the shipping charges
  • I will order your products as soon as I receive payment

With a $100 purchase you can earn the above Blooming Basket Bundle for FREE or any other FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set or accessory. This could be 2 products for each $50 purchase or 1 of the FREE products at the $100 level.  Just look for the $50 or $100 Reward Icon on my online store Sale-a-bration page.

Please note this FREE shipping offer is from me, Shelly Johnson Independent Stampin’Up! Demonstrator and is not from Stampin’Up!

My Monthly Host Code offer does not apply to this offer.

Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly

 

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Party Pandas Sale-a-bration Cards

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I just can’t get enough of this stamp set! This stamp set is called Party Pandas and it is FREE with a $50 purchase. I love the simplicity and the easy design options! This set is easy to work with it just took a few minutes to create these cards.

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Isn’t he cute! I just used black and white designer series paper and added a splash of red. I used the Stitched Shapes Framelits for the Whisper White oval panel and the Layering Oval Framelits for the scalloped oval.

Here is another idea

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I punched the balloon out with the Balloon Bouquet Punch using Red Glimmer Paper. Black and White is so striking and so simple!

Be sure to take advantage of the Sale-a-bration promotion! It is Stampin’Up!’s best promotion of the year! You can see the products that you can earn FREE here.

I hope you all like my cards and they inspire you to CREATE!

Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly

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Don’t forget my Host Code Special Offer

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 FREE Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker from me. Enter the above host code in your online order of $75 or more.  Offer ends February 28. More information on this promotion can be found here.

Your purchase would also qualify you for a FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set or accessory.

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Another Wild About Flowers Card and Sale-a-bration 2nd Release

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I am still making cards for a friend and thought I would show you one that I made for her. I am using retired Designer Series Paper in this sample but you could easily substitute with current paper Stampin’Up! offers. I will post a recommendation in my supply list.

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I just love the Layering Circle Thinlits, they come with scalloped edge and regular edge framelits. I used Gold Foil cardstock for the scallop edge layer. I added a little gold heart to the Whisper White panel from the Metallic Enamel Shapes collection.

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The cardstock color is Rose Red but just coordinate the color with the color in the DSP you decide to use. That is what is great about Stampin’Up! everything is color coordinated for you. The Stampin’Pad for the flower is also Rose Red. I cut the Rose Red banner that goes down the center of the card with the Triple Banner Punch. I made the banner that happy birthday is stamped on using paper snips to cut the ends into a banner shape. This banner size was too small for the Triple Banner Punch.

Here are the sizes for the Triple Banner Punch

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I think this card would be beautiful with the Berry Burst Stampin’Pad and cardstock. I just didn’t happen to have that color but it is my top pick for you guys if you want to make this card. Just use the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack (pictured below) for the Designer Series Paper.

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Isn’t the Berry Burst color beautiful! This is the cardstock pictured above. This is from the 2017-19 Incolor collection and you can buy an assortment pack of cardstock as well as the single color pack.

NEW SALE-A-BRATION PRODUCTS AVAILABLE NOW

Stampin’Up! has released some new yummy products for Sale-a-bration! Remember Sale-a-bration ends March 31!

Here is what is new for this promotion

Images copyright Stampin'Up!

Item #147505 Clear mount and Item #147504 Wood mount

This is the Blooming Basket Bundle that is FREE with a $100 (before shipping and tax) order. This one is my favorite pick!

Eclectic Expressions Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Eclectic Expressions Clear mount #147338 Wood Mount #147335 FREE with a $50(before shipping and tax) purchase.

springtime foils specialty paper

Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper FREE with a $50 (before shipping and tax) purchase. Item #147193

I hope you all liked my card idea and it inspires you to CREATE!

Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly

Don’t forget my February Host Code Offer

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 FREE Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker. Enter the above host code in your online order of $75 or more.  Offer ends February 28 More information on this offer can be found here.

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More Bubble Over Fun!

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I know it is time to move on to another stamp set, but this one is so much fun! I have been playing with this stamp set again and thought I would show you what I came up with.  Colorful isn’t it?  I think this one is a great celebration card! It could be for graduation, birthday, retirement you name it!

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I added bubbles using the Glitter and Clear Epoxy Shapes. This along with the Bubble Over Bundle are found in the Occasions Catalog.

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Love the bottle caps! So many details you can add with the framelits! The Designer Series Paper is FREE from the Sale-a-bration Brochure with a qualifying purchase of $50 (before shipping and tax).

Here is another idea

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This is a quick card! I cut the bottles from the Bubbles and Fizz Designer Series paper using the coordinating die (they are designed to work together). I stamped the bubbles with Lemon Lime Twist Stampin’Pad on cardstock of the same color.

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I hope you enjoyed my cards and they inspire you to CREATE! Don’t forget, it is still Sale-a-bration time! Stampin’Up!’s best promotion of the year! The Bubble Over Bundle is $40.50 so just if you add $9.50 more in product ( which believe me is easy to do) you can get the Bubbles and Fizz Designer Series Paper for FREE, an $11.00 value.

Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly

Don’ forget my Monthly Host Code offer!

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 FREE Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker. Enter the above host code in your online order of $75 or more.  Offer ends February 28

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More Lots of Lavender Cards

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This is a Sale-a-bration stamp set called Lots of Lavender. You can earn FREE with a $50 purchase until March 31. This design is very similar to a card in an earlier post, it is just a little different layout. It is very simple! I just love this stamp set! It is so easy to work with. The image is totally colored by stamps in the set. Very clever of Stampin’Up! to design it this way. I added a couple of Gold Faceted Gems to the top and bottom of the card. The colors used are Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizazz, Sahara Sand. The greeting comes from the Wild About Flowers stamp set.

Here is another idea with this stamp set

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The cardstock is Wisteria Wonder and the Designer Series Paper is retired.  I used the greeting from the Party Pandas stamp set which is another FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set with a $50 purchase.

Sale-a-bration ends March 31. Click on the brochure icon in the right sidebar to see the products offered in this promotion. This is Stampin’Up!’s best promotion of the year!

Remember my Host Code special offer for your purchase of $75 (before shipping and tax). Order by January 30 and receive a FREE Light Pool Party Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker from me. This would also qualify you for a FREE Sale-a-bration item (I know you would love the Lots of Lavender stamp set). Enter the Host Code CUWCNKCB in the host code box on the bottom left corner of the order page and click apply. More information on this offer can be found here.

I hope you like my ideas with this stamp set and it inspires you to CREATE!

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Happy Papercrafting,

Shelly


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