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Having Fun With Fun Flowers

 

Stampin Up Big Shot Fun Fower Biz Die Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Stampin' Up Occasion Mini

Hello My Friends, Happy Saturday To Ya.  Boy Oh Boy am I having fun with the Fun Flower Die Cut.  You can find it in the Occasion Mini on pg 39.  There are just lots and lots of samples out there.  I choose to use the MOJO Sketch from this week,  the fun flower just fit it perfectly.  My card base if Very Vanilla, matted with some Baja Breeze and matted again with a piece from the Springtime Vintage DP pack.  My next layer is another piece of Baja Breeze matted again with a piece of Spingtime Vintage DP.  My focal point is the Fun Flower and I cut it with the Big Shot.  There are three layers to this flower and I love the one color look sponged with a contracting color.  In this case I used Very Vanill for my flower and sponged the edges with Baja Breeze.  Topped it with a button and some embroidery thread tied in a bow.  My ribbon is our 1/2" Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon.  My bow is the Mary Brown Bow using a brad as my center.  To take it up a notch I added a pearl fleur at the top of the flower.  This would make a great Mother's Day, Anniversary, Wedding Card.  IRL it is very pretty.

DID YOU KNOW. . .  There are lots of stamp sets from the catalog that are included in this years Sale a Bration Event.  Check out the last page in the Sale a Bration Mini.  To order them correctly you must use the item number that is printed on the last page of the Sale A Bration Mini.  Spend $50 and you can choose any item from the Sale a Bration Mini for Free.   Also you can take advantage of the 15% discount that SU is offering on the Demonstrator Starter Kit and the Digital Kit.  For $148.75 you can begin using all your demonstrator benefits right away. This is a stress free zone, no selling or workshops are required just lots of fun stamping.    You will have till June 30th before you are required to have your $300 quartly minimun.  The sneek peek and pre orders begin April 1st for the Summer Mini.  Shipping is free.  Click here to join now.  My password is sandymurphy.

Recipe:

Paper:  Very Vanilla #101650, Baja Breeze #105120, Springtime Vintage DP #121782
Ink:  Baja Breeze #105209

Cool Tools:  Big Shot #113439, Fun Flower Die Cut #121812, Sponges #101610
Pretties:  1/2" Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon #122331, Jumbo Brads #112533, Designer Buttons Subtles #119745, 3D Glue Dots (NSU)

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Thanks for dropping by today,  Have a wonderful week end.  If you have any questions on this card or any other items shown here please contact me, I'm just an email away.  I can also help with any shopping needs you have.  Happy Stamping Toodles

 

Stampin Up Herb Expressions Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Sale A Bration

Hello Everyone. .  Top of the Morning To Ya.  Happy St. Patty's Day.  Stamp Club is over for the month and I'm moving a little slow this morning.  Got a lot to clean up.  I' don't think I have shown you this card, but if I have just consider it a blast from the past.  LOL  My cardbase is Rose Red Matted with a piece of Very Vanilla.  I used my Wallpaper Embossing Folder on the VV to add dimension.  My next layer is Rose Red and a delightful piece of Springtime Vintage DP.  Love that DP.  My focal point is the Stamp Set Herb Expressions #113224.  I stamped it on Watercolor paper with Black Stazon Ink and used my reinkers and an aqua pen to color in.  The Scallop is from the Scallop #2 Die and I punched a 3" circle.  My ribbon in 5/8" Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon. 

I'm making this short today the girls and I are going shopping and we have to take PaPa out for his cornbeef and cabbage.  I still have a bit of clean up to do.  Thanks for stopping by this St Patty's Day.  Have a wonderful day and safe evening.  See ya soon.  Happy Stamping  Toodles

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A Little Something Special

 

Sale A Bration Sweet Summer Stampin' Up Occasion Mini

Hello Everyone . . .  Happy Wednesday to ya.  Tonight is stamp club and I have two new guests coming.  I wanted to welcome them with a little something special.  I made these cute little candy boxes with Hershey's Nuggets to give to them.  I've made these boxes before but I will give you the scoop on them again.

This box is made with the Big Shot and the Two Tags Die Cut.  You need two.  Fold them on the score line.  For a little added detail I used our Polka Dot Folder on them.  The side panels measure 2 3/4 by 6 3/4.  Run them thru the Big Shot as well.  On the long sides score at 1/2 inch.  On the short sides score at 2".  Tip:  Score one side then turn and score the other side.  Cut on the two inch score lines to make your tabs.  The handle is 1" x 8 1/2".  For pizzazz I used our Scallop Trim Border Punch on both sides.  Cut a piece of designer paper appox 3/8" and adhered to the handle.  Slip your handle inside the slot on the tag.  I adhered my box with sticky tape to  make sure it stayes together.  My Stamp Set is Sweet Summer from the SAB Mini.  I punched it out with the 1 3/4" Circle Punch.  Then used some Scallop Circle Punches on Certainly Celery and Pacific Point.  For my curly stuffing I cut 1/8" strips from Whisper White and Pacific Point, then ran them thru the Crimper and then crinkled them in my hand.  I hope the directions are helpful if not I'm sure you can google Two Tags Die Cut Box and you can find a video on it.  It's really so very easy and oh so cute.

Thanks for stopping by and chatting with me.  Have a wonderful day.  If you have any questions or need help in placing an order please email me.  I'm here to help in any way I can.  Toodles

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Hello Again

 

Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Stampin' Up Occassion Mini Stampin' Up Hello Again

Good Morning To Ya All, welcome to Sandies Korner.  I have a very cute post for you today using some new designer papers, it's new to me anyway.  It's called Lap of Luxury and features colors like Concord Crush, Basic Grey and Pretty In Pink.  You can find it on pg 174 of your catty.  Check it out, very pretty colors.  My cardbase is Very Vanilla, It seems to be our neutral for this year.  My next layer is Concord Crush and a piece of dp from Lap of Luxury.  For my focal point I used SU's stamp set Hello Again.  It's a small set that packs a big punch.  You can receive this set for FREE when you place a $50 order.  (You must use the item number 123918 found on the last page of your SAB mini).  I used some cool tools, the 1.25 square punch, the circle punch from the Itty Bitty Shapes Set and our Scallop Square Punch.  I often add dimension to my flowers by punching out the middle section and adding dimensionls for that 3D look we like.  Added a few buttons for interest and the cute butterfly from the set.  Ribbon is Pear Pizzazz Poly Ribbon.

I'm currently working on my Esty Store, but as usual I'm am having trouble with all the computer coding that you need to make it work.  I'll get it, it such takes time.  If you see any cards or things that you would like to purchase please drop me an email and I'll give you the scoop.  Most everything that you see here on my blog is for sale including the Big Shot Totes.  Preferred payment is Pay Pal but I will accept personal checks.

Remember, when you place a $50 order or more your name will be entered in the drawing for the Big Shot Tote BagThis offer ends on March 31st.  You can order on line or thru me.  If you have any questions please contact me here.

Recipe

Paper:  Very Vanilla #101650, Concord Crush # 119795, Pretty In Pink #100459, Lap of Luxury #120436
Stamp Set:  Hello Again #113780(SAB # 123918
Cool Tools:  1.25 Square Punch #119865, Scallop Square Punch #119884, Circle Punch from Itty Bitty Shapes #118309
Pretties:  Pear Pizzazz Poly Ribbon #119265, Jewels #119246, Random Buttons, Linen Thread #104199

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Thanks for stopping by.  Have a wonderful day.  I'm still cutting paper for stamp club tomorrow.  Happy Stamping!!!!!!!!  Toodles

Bring On the Cake

 

Hello Friends. . .Boy did we wake up to a surprise this morning.  There's about an inch of snow on the ground and it is still coming down.  Just beautiful.  I think the forcast for tomorrow is in the 70's.  Funny Funny.  No wonder our bodies get confused. 

When my MOJO decides to take a break the first place I go for inspiration is our very own Idea Book and Catalog and mini's.  Today I cased a card right from our Occasion Mini using the stamp set Bring On the CakeI loved this card the first time I saw it.  I did decide to jazz it up a bit.  You know how it is  My cardbase is Crumb Cake and matted with a piece of Melon Mambo and some matching designer paper.  I cut three peices of our cardstock and one from designer paper with our 1 3/8" square punch.  Of course to add some pizzazz I used our Scallop Trim Border Punch in Melon Mambo on one side.  I love embellishments, so I added quite a few.  The circle present is from Party Hearty, the cute buttons are from the SAB ribbon and button package.  I stamped the letter U with a retired stamp set and used our 1" circle punch.  Added a litte pink flower using our Itty Bitty Shapes Punch.

Sale A Bration is in it's final days.  I hope you have been able to take advantage of this one time sales event of the year.  But I thought what the heck let's go out in Stampin' Up Style.  There are many demonstrators out there all trying to get your support, so as a special thank you I will be offering one of the Big Shot Tote Bags (colors may vary) as my gift for your support and loyalty.  For every $50 spent on SU products your name will go into a drawing for this cute bag.  Your order can be on line or thru me.  Contact me here.  Sale A Bration ends on Mar 31st.  Name will be announed on April 1st.  (Stamp Club orders are excluded) 

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Thanks for stopping by today,  the snow is beautiful as it falls.  Have a wonderful day.  Happy Stamping  Toodles

Scrappin Sunday

 

Bring On The Cake Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Stampin' Up Flower Folds Die

Hello Friends. . .  Welcome to Sandieskorner.  This morning I have a scrappin' page to share.  Stamp club is right around the corner an I need to get cutting.  My background paper is Barely Banana, I know it is retired but I'm just like you, I have tons of paper that needs to get used besides I love Barely Banana.  My center is just strips of Melon Mambo, Very Vanilla, and DP from the SAB Designer Paper Pack , which just happens to be Free with a $50 purchase.  Heavens to Betsy what a deal.  My focal point the cute flower is cut from the Flower Folds Die Cut #115970 and the Big Shot #113439.  To pull the page altogher I have a row of random flowers and buttons.  The stamp set is Bring on the Cake # 121958 from the Occasions Mini.  If you do not have this set yet, think about it.  It has 13 birthday related images.  A ton of combinations to put together.

Thanks for stopping by this Sunday.  Hope you have a beautiful day.  The sun is shining here and the out doors is calling me.  Toodles

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Pear Pizzazz and Peach Parfait Married Up

MOJO181 Stampin Up Occasion Mini Stampin Up Sale A Bration

Happy Saturday To Ya. . . Welcome to the week end.  Mu card today is this weeks MOJO Sketch.  Bob oh Boy, everyone once in a while you sit down to put a card together and WOW everything just seems to fall in place.  Today's card did just that.  Your sketch is your foundation and today sketch is just beautiful.  I used two of the In Colors for my color combo, Peach parfait and Pear Pizzazz.  Of course by base is Pear Pizzazz and my next layer is Peach Parfait.  My designer paper pieces are from the great 6 x 6 Level 1 Hostess Designer Paper Pack.  Just love that pack.  The patterns are so different and playful.  I cut two pieces of patterned paper at 5.25 x 4.  To get them to fit together properly I stacked them on top of each other and then cut the diagonally.  You will notice that I off set the cut just a tad.  I felt this looked for pleasing to the end than a harsh straight corner to corner cut.  You don't have any paper to play with that way.  Then I cut a strip of Pear Pizzazz and used my Scallop Trim Borner Punch.  I think it's my fav.  Next up is the strip of PP.  Now I was a little naughty here and did not use strictly SU stuff.  This border punch is from Martha Stewart.  Don't get me wrong SU is first in my book, but life is too short not to enjoy and use other cool tools.  Right!!!   My Stamp Set is a Level 1 Hostess Set Afterthoughts.  It's all words and you can never have to many.  For some added fun I cut out a flourish, added some rhinestones and some clear buttons at the top.  If you get some time today, definitely try this sketch, it will put a smile on your face and the person you give it too.

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Recipe

Hostess Level 1 Paper Pack Stampin Up Occasion Mini Stampin Up Sale a BrationPaper:  Pear Pizzazz #119795, Peach Parfait #119794, Whisper White, 100730, Level 1 Hostess Paper Pack #121028
Stamp Set:  Afterthoughts WM #118388, CM #120121
Coll Tools:  Circle Punches, Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Martha Stewart Punch (NSU), Big Shot 113439, Swirls and Scribbles Die Cut #113441, Itty Bitt Shapes Punch #118309. Corner Rounder Punch #119871
Pretties:  Bling (NSU), Bitty Buttons #118761

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Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you enjoyed the card as much as I did,  I'm still smiling.  Have a wonderful Saturday.  Stamping is great therapy, hope you get to do some today.  Till next time.  Toodles

Clean and Simple

 Bliss Stamp Set Sale A Bration Mini Stampin Up Occasion Mini

Hello My Friends. . .  Happy Friday To Ya.  The sun is shining and I believe it will be a pretty day.  To day I have a clean and simple card for you.  The card base is Whisper White.  I cut a smaller piece of WW and used the Big Shot and our new Framed Tulip Embossing Folder.  Just that little extra touch gives it the depth that we are alwasy striving for and just enough pizzazz to catch your attention, don't you think so.  Next I picked up some Basic Black and used our Scallop Trim Border Punch on the bottom.  My stamp set is Bliss from the Sale a Bration Mini.  Yours free when you host a workshop or place a $50 order or more.  This is a great stamp set to have in your collection.  My fleur image was stamped in Basic Black and the butterflies are stamped in Cherry Cobbler.  You can put this together in a flash and have a beautiful card for someone you love.  Easy Peasy !!!!!!

NEWS FLASH. . .   The long wait for the ornament punch is over.  The kinks have all been worked out and is now available.  Item No.  119847.  Also more digital downloads are available.  Click here to shop now.

A NEW PROMOTION IS COMING TO TOWN:    Spring is Blossoming with Sneak Peek products from the upcoming 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalog.  Starting on April 1st you will be able to purchase these fun products before the catalog is released in July.  This offer is only good till April 30th.  Here's more deets:

                            

  • Spend $20 on any Stampin' Up Products and become eligible to purchase both the Four Frames Set and Paisley Petals Designer Serieis Paper.
  • Host a $350 workshop and get the four Frames Set and Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper for FREE 

Recipe Card:

Stamp Set:  Bliss WM #121851 CM #123217
Paper:  Whisper White #100730, Basic Black #121045
Ink:  Basic Black #101179, Cherry Cobbler #105214
Cool Tools:  Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Tulip Embossing Folder #121809

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Thanks for stopping by today, have a wonderful day and happy stamping.  Toodles

Sweet Summer All In A Row

 

Sweet Summer Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Mini Stampin' Up Occasion Mini

 

Hello There. . .  How are you doing today?  Fine and dandy I  hope.  Today I have a card to share using the Sale a Bration stamp set Sweet Summer.  If you haven't been able to get it yet, don't pass it up.  It's a great little set that you can use again and again.  Today's color combo is Concord Crush, Very Vanilla, Blushing Bride and designer paper from the Level 1 hostess 6 x 6 paper pack.  Boy oh boy this paper pack will knock your socks off.  It has some great paper in it.  My technquie is Watercoloring.  I stamped my flower image with Black Stazon on water color paper and used my markers and an aqua painter.  I then cut them out and adhered them with a dimenstional.  TIP:  For a softer blend take your aqua painter and brush over your image with just water.  I then scribble my marker on a piece of palette paper or wax paper and swipe my brush in it.  Receipe is below

The biggest sales event of the year is coming to a close soon.  I hope you have been able to mark some of you wish list items off your list and that you have been able to take advantage of this years Sale a Bration.  If not you still have time, there is a couple of weeks left.   Workshops are a great way to gather friends and have some fun plus you earn free stamp sets and accessories.  If time is an issue please let me help you.  You can have your workshop in my home or yours.  It really very simple.  Contact me today and schedule your workshop.  I'm here to help you in any way that i can. 

Recipe Card

So Happy For You Sale A Bration Mini Stampin' Up Occasion MiniPAPER:  Concord Crush #119792, Blushing Bride #119796, Very Vanilla 101650, Water Color Paper #105019 and Blusing Bride DP from the Level 1 Hostess Designer Pack #
STAMO SETS:  Sweet Summer WM # 121849 CM# 123214, So Happy For You WM# 121853 CM# 123220
COOL TOOLS:  Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Tag (NSU)
INK:  Black Stazon #101406, Pretty In Pink, Certainly Celery, Regal Rose Markers
PRETTIES:  Pear Pizzazz Poly Ribbon #119265, Basic Rhinestone #119246, Dimenstionals #104430, Paper Snips #103579

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Thanks for stopping by.  Have a wonderful day and Happy Stamping.  Oh, I don't think I've mentions this lately, but thanks for all your support.  Toodles

 

Pawsitively Birthday Fun

Stampin' Up Occasion Mine  Bring On the Cake Sale a Bration Mini

Hello My Friends. . .  Top of the Morning To Ya.  Today I have a fun fun card to share with you featuring the stamp set Bring On the Cake.  It is chocked full of all kinds of fun images to make your Birthday Cards special.  You can find it in the Occasions Mini on pg 20.  My color combo is Tempting Turq, So Saffron, Poppy Parade, Whisper White and the oh so cute Pawsitively Prints II.  I used Basic Black and Poppy Parade Ink and used my markers to color in my images.  I used my Big Shot and the Birds and Bloom Die Cut for the cute little scallop flower in the corner.  Topped it off the a random button and tied it with a black gingham ribbon.  I think this card could be used for a toddler, teenager and could even be considered a manly man card. 

Sale A Bration ends on March 31stTime has just flown by.  Stampin' Ups biggest sale of the year will be coming to a close, but there is time time to place your $50 order and choose a Free stamp set or accessory from the Sale A Bration Mini.  And don't forget about my special Thank You gift a free handstamped by stamp and ink spotClick here and shop now!!!!!!!!!! 

Recipe Card

PAPER:  Tempting Turq. #102067, So Saffron #105118, Poppy Parade #119793, Whisper White #100730 and Pawsitively Print II DP #117396
STAMP SET:  Bring On The Cake WM #121899 CM# 121958
COOL TOOLS:  Big Shot #113439, Birds and Blooms Die Cut #113485, 1" Circle Punch #119868, Various Markers
PRETTIES:  Black Nail Heads (NSU), Random Button, Black Gingham Ribbon (Ret)

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Thanks for stopping by and chatting today.  I enjoy your company so much.  Have a wonderful day.  Happy Stamping  Toodles