Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Quick & Easy Flowering Desert Card

Have you seen cards posted with the hashtag #simplestamping? Stampin' Up! has been challenging demonstrators to share cards that don't have much more than stamps, ink, and paper, and minimal layers. I have a hard time not using the Big Shot, but besides that little stitched heart, this card is pretty simple.




This stamp set is my favorite! I sure hope it sticks around!


Stamps: Flowering Desert
Ink: Granny Apple Green, Lovely Lipstick
Paper: Whisper White, Lovely Lipstick, Wood Textures DSP Stack
Accessories & Tools: Linen Thread, Stitched Labels Framelits, Big Shot


Happy Stamping!
Rachel



Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Incredible Like You Stamp a Stack to Go

I have a fun new class to share with you today! This one has 4 options for you to choose from, which are listed below. You can see the cards up close and listen to more details in this video.






Here are the options for ordering. Per Stampin' Up! policy, please email me for a link to purchase.
Option #1 - $33
This option includes the following:
*Night of Navy baker’s twine
*A package of Rhinestones
*A 6 x 6” stack of Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper
*The other cardstock and supplies to make 10 cards, including envelopes
*A PDF tutorial with instructions for making your cards

Option #2 - $53
This option includes everything in option #1, plus the Incredible Like You stamp set

Option #3 - $62
This option includes everything in option #1 and #2, plus:
*A classic ink pad of your choice (I used Night of Navy and Melon Mambo on these cards.)
*A free Level 1 Sale-a-bration item (must fit in a padded mailer, unless you are picking up)

Option #4 - $10
This option is for the PDF tutorial only.

The cost for shipping your class kit to you is $8. If you are local to me, you can pick up for free!
If you are a part of my team, I'll be giving you the tutorial for free! It's a great time to join Stampin' Up! right now, so if you'd like this perk - and $76 of free product - you can purchase a starter kit here.


Deadline to order: March 23
Expected Ship Date: March 29

If you have any questions, please ask.


Happy Stamping!
Rachel

Monday, March 4, 2019

Botanical Butterfly & Incredible Like You

Today's card has a lot of my favorites - my favorite color (purple), black and white, and polka dots! We made this card at one of my recent card classes. It's pretty simple, but the Botanical Butterfly paper makes it really beautiful!


Gorgeous Grape and Highland Heather are the perfect purple combo, and of course I had to add a few rhinestones to finish off the card!


Stamps: Incredible Like You
Ink: Highland Heather
Paper: Botanical Butterfly DSP (SAB), Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape
Accessories & Tools: Gorgeous Grape Mini Striped Ribbon, Rhinestones, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Big Shot


Happy Stamping!
Rachel

Friday, March 1, 2019

Facebook Live: Painted Seasons

I am catching up on blogging today. This is how life in my house has been going recently, and it is hard to keep up some days!




But, I absolutely love how this card turned out! It's not hard to make beautiful cards when you have the gorgeous Painted Seasons stamp set and paper to use. What do you think?




I made this card on my Facebook Live last week, if you'd like to see how it goes together. If you'd like to make this card, the supplies are listed below. The DSP is cut 4 1/2 x 3 1/4", and the Bermuda Bay mat is 4 5/8 x 3 3/8". I love the detail in these stamps!




Stamps: Painted Seasons (SAB), Part of My Story (SAB)
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Call Me Clover, Lemon Lime Twist
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Wood Textures DSP Stack, Painted Seasons DSP (SAB)
Accessories & Tools: 2" Circle Punch, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Rhinestones


Happy Stamping!
Rachel

Thursday, February 14, 2019

January 2019 Paper Pumpkin: Bookmark Alternative Project

It's no secret that I love Paper Pumpkin, but it has been a long time since I've shared a Paper Pumpkin project here. I have loved all of the kits recently, but haven't had a lot of time to put them together. That changed this month because I knew this kit was perfect for making valentines with my daughter for her class! Her teacher asked that we limit treats since they would be having plenty of sweets at their class party, so we came up with bookmarks instead.



We added a few colors of cardstock (Crumb Cake, Pool Party, and Melon Mambo), the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, the Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, and Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon to the supplies in the kit. I hope her classmates loved them!



Don't miss out on March's Paper Pumpkin kit! It is birthday-themed, and there will be a bonus free stamp set to celebrate Paper Pumpkin's 6th birthday. Subscribe here or purchase a prepaid subscription.



Happy stamping!
Rachel

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Facebook Live: Lovely Lattice Card

Today's card is a little piece of spring. In my part of the country, our peach and apple trees are starting to leaf out and blossom, and I have some flowers waiting to be planted. Spring is definitely in the air! I know that's not the case for some of you, so I hope this card reminds you that spring is coming! Eventually.


I used Watercolor Pencils and a Blender Pen to color the flowers. I stamped a second time, fussy cut a few of the flowers, and added them with Stampin' Dimensionals. The picture gives you an idea, but in real life it adds so much to the card!


If you'd like to see how I put this card together, you can check out today's Facebook Live.


Stamps: Lovely Lattice, Butterfly Gala
Ink: Tuxedo Black, Night of Navy
Paper: Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Whisper White
Accessories & Tools: Watercolor Pencils - Calypso Coral and Old Olive, Blender Pens, Night of Navy Baker's Twine


Happy Stamping!
Rachel

Monday, February 11, 2019

#tgifc198: Sprinkled With Love Valentine's Day Card

The Hello Cupcake stamp set has seen a lot of ink in my craft room, but I think today's card is my favorite creation yet! I followed the sketch challenge at TGIF Challenges.





The highlights on this card are the white embossing on white cardstock for the frosting, the teeny tiny hearts cut from the Call Me Cupcake Thinlits, and the Lovely Lipstick Foil accents. If you have the Hello Cupcake stamp set, you'll definitely want to invest in the Call Me Cupcake Thinlits, available to customers beginning March 1, or now as part of your starter kit!


Stamps: Hello Cupcake (SAB)
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
Paper: Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Lovely Lipstick (SAB)
Accessories & Tools: Call Me Cupcake Thinlits (available March 1), Be Mine Stitched Framelits, Polka Dot Basics EF, Big Shot, Versamark, White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Silver Baker's Twine


Happy Stamping!
Rachel