Wednesday, July 31, 2013

An Inky Situation LP#2 Color Challenge

August! It's August already! This year is flying by. Today starts a brand new Linky Party over at An Inky Situation. Go check it out and link up! Here's my card for this challenge.


I got this sketch idea from North Shore Stamper. Saw it on Pinterest, and PINned that baby!

  • 100730 Whisper White card base cut @ 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • 119686 Early Expresso cut @ 5 1/4" x 4"
  • 122925 Calypso Coral cut @ 1 5/8" x 3 3/4"
  • 119682 Marina Mist cut @ 1 5/8" x 3 3/4"
  • 105118 So Saffron cut @ 1 5/8" x 3 3/4"
  • 132073 Serene Silhouettes
  • 126983 Calypso Coral ink
  • 126962 Marina Mist ink
  • 126957 So Saffron ink
  • 126872 Daffodil Delight Ribbon
  • Sentiment from Paper Pumpkin monthly kits
  • 126980 Basic Black ink used for sentiment

132073 Serene Silhouettes


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  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.
Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Hooray!

This card is made especially for Unscripted Sketches and Color Throwdown.



Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Stamps: Storybook Friends
Inks: Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry
Designer Series Papers: Brights, Neutrals
Punches: Petite Curly Label 
Ribbon: Pumpkin Pie
Tools: Aqua Painter
Adhesives: SNAIL, Dimensionals

Enjoy your HUMP Day! :) Janis



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.

Blooming with Kindness Birthday Wishes

This card is made especially for ColourQ and Freshly Made Sketches.



Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Midnight Muse, So Saffron, Marina Mist, Old Olive
Inks: So Saffron, Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig

Enjoy your HUMP Day! :) Janis



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.

Simple & Bright (Six-Sided Sampler with Hexagon Punch)

Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike.... do you know what day it is? Hump Daaayyyy!
(I'll refrain from posting that video again today, but it still cracks me up.)

Hello all my bloggy and crafty friends!

As I was pursuing Pinterest yesterday, I came across a simple and beautiful card made by Fun Stampin' with Margaret. I decided to follow her sketch and make one of my own. Margaret used Washi tape, and I used some scrap paper. Love how it came out. Thanks for the inspiration, Margaret!

Here's my card:


Stampin' Up Supplies:
Stamps: Six-Sided Sampler, Paper Pumpkin
Cardstock: Strawberry Slush, Whisper White
Designer Series Papers: Scraps from Regals, Gingham Garden
Inks: Strawberry Slush, Crushed Curry, Wild Wasabi
Punches: Hexagon
Embellishments: Rhinestone Jewels
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig
Adhesives: SNAIL, Dimensionals
Non-SU: Honeycomb embossing folder

Enjoy the rest of your day! :) Janis



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Tuesday Morning Sketches

Did you see my Stampin' Up August Give-Away? Click HERE to check it out!

This card is made especially for Tuesday Morning Sketches.



Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, So Saffron
Inks: Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Wild Wasabi
Stamps: Six-Sided Sampler, Secret Garden
Punches: Hexagon
Dies / Sizzlits: Floral Fusion Sizzlits
Embellishments: Antique Brads
Adhesives: SNAIL, Dimensionals
Non-SU pattern papers

Enjoy the rest of your day! :) Janis



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.


Monday, July 29, 2013

July Stampin' Up WINNER!

Good afternoon, everyone! I want to thank ALL OF YOU who have ordered through my Stampin' Up site so far in July! Don't forget the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Special ends Wednesday, July 31st!

For those of you who ordered with me in JULY and used the provided HOSTESS CODE, your name was put into a drawing for the July prize. About 5 of you guys didn't use a Hostess Code at all, but guess what? I put your name in the drawing too! Woo-Hoo!

The August Hostess Code will be posted on August first as well as the prize for August. Please remember if you want to be in the drawing for the prize, YOU MUST USE THE PROVIDED HOSTESS CODE with your order. I have a PAGE TAB at the top of my blog that says MONTHLY GIVE-AWAY. The Hostess Code as well as screenshots are there to show you how and where to enter that code, but if you ever have any questions about it, just send me an email at CraftyJanis at live dot com or Facebook private message me. 

The WINNER of July's Prize of the Stampin' Up! Paper-Piercing ESSENTIALS Pack 


Stampin' Up! Paper-Piercing ESSENTIALS Pack
Use designs or customize your patterns with the grid.
3 unique templates 6" x 6"
Coordinates with punches, Edgelits, Framelits
Use with Stampin' Pierce Mat and Paper-Piercing Tool (not included in prize)


Is........... wait for it............

CATHY!

Congratulations, Cathy! Please contact me right away so I can get your PRIZE out to you this week. 

Isn't winning FREE Stampin' Up! goodies fun, fun, fun?!

Enjoy the rest of your day! :) Janis



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.

Hello, Friend

This card is made especially for The Paper Players (sketch) and ABC Challenges (use scraps).


Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Early Expresso, Calypso Coral, Whisper White
Designer Series Papers: Subtles Collection
Inks: Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Wild Wasabi
Buttons: Subtles Collection
Punches: Modern Label Punch
Stamps: Secret Garden, Little Friends (r)



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.
Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Happy Birthday Monday!

Good morning! Is it your birthday today? It is? Happy Birthday!! It's not? Happy Un-Birthday!

This card is made especially for Incy Wincy "Birthday and Balloons" Challenge, Craftin' Desert Divas "Birthday" Linky Party, Retro Sketches, and Dynamic Duos color challenge.



Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Whisper White, Garden Green, Pear Pizzazz
Designer Papers: Regals Collection and Subtles Collection
Stamps: Wetlands
Inks: Wild Wasabi
Punches: Circle, Full Heart, Petite Curly Label
Adhesives: SNAIL, Dimensionals



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.
Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

P.S. Just to help you smile on this Monday..... I don't know the person in this video. My husband finds the funniest videos and sends me links almost every day. I thought this one would be fun to share with you.



Buy 3 Get 1 Free Ends August 31st

This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH

This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH



BUY 3 GET 1 FREE OFFER




Offer Dates: July 1-31, 2013
Offer Details: Buy three packs of select Designer Series Paper and get one for free!
The Fine Print:
  • No limits. Order six? You'll get two for free. Nine? You'll get three for free.
  • Check out our Designer Series Papers in the annual catalog pages 151, 153, and 154.
  • These items don't qualify for the offer:
    • Designer Series Paper Stacks
    • Specialty Designer Series Paper
This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH

Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Square Card

This card is made especially for Sweet Sunday Sketch and Sunday Stamps challenges.



Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry
Designer Papers: Brights Collection, Neutral Collection
Button: Brights Collection
Twine: Whisper White
Punches: Pansy
Stamp Set: Secret Garden
Ink: Perfect Plum (stamped on scrap paper then stamped onto cardstock without re-inking for lighter affect)
Adhesives: SNAIL, dimensionals (2 thicknesses of dimensionals to adhere pansy punched flower)



Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Buy 3 Get 1 Free

This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH

This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH



BUY 3 GET 1 FREE OFFER




Offer Dates: July 1-31, 2013
Offer Details: Buy three packs of select Designer Series Paper and get one for free!
The Fine Print:
  • No limits. Order six? You'll get two for free. Nine? You'll get three for free.
  • Check out our Designer Series Papers in the annual catalog pages 151, 153, and 154.
  • These items don't qualify for the offer:
    • Designer Series Paper Stacks
    • Specialty Designer Series Paper
This promotion ends July 31st! HURRY
Use HOSTESS CODE
9EEXQ4XH

Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Friday, July 26, 2013

Smile

This card is made especially for Pals Paper Arts challenge.


Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Marina Mist, So Saffron, and Whisper White
Designer Series Papers: Subtles Collection
Inks: Wild Wasabi, So Saffron
Stamp Sets: Fabulous Phrases and Too Kind

Flowers were stamped on scrap paper first for lighter petal color, and then re-inked and stamped directly for darker color.

Die Cutting Machine used for scallop circle, and circle cut outs



Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Beautiful

This card was created especially for CAS(E) This Sketch and for CASE Study.


 

Stampin' Up Supplies:
Cardstock: Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White
Inks: Baked Brown Sugar, Pink Pirouette, Strawberry Slush, Wild Wasabi, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry
Stamp Sets: Too Kind, Fabulous Phrases
Punches: Modern Label Punch
Embellishments: Rhinestone Basic Jewels 
Tools: Aqua Painter
Adhesives: SNAIL, Dimensionals



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.
Thanks for stopping by today! Happy Friday! :) Janis

Last Day to Enter to Win with a Stampin' Up order :)




Thanks so much for stopping by!
 :) Janis

Love You

Did you see my post yesterday about Stampin' Up!'s new Thinlits Dies? Here's just the smallest snippet about them. For more information, see my detailed blog post with a link to download the PDF for even more information... HERE.

THINLITS CARD DIES



They've been called flip cards, flip flop cards, swing cards, and more-but they have always been a bit tricky to create. Not anymore! Our amazing new Thinlits Card Dies cut and score to create a card that flips in just one step.

ItemDescriptionPrice
133479
Label Card Thinlits Die
$32.95
133480Circle Card Thinlits Die$32.95

Thinlits Card Dies are Available August 1, 2013
SHOP STAMPIN' UP WITH ME NOW!

Today's card is made especially for Try Stampin' On Tuesday's current challenge. 




Stampin' Up products used:
Cardstock: Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Stamp Sets: Established Elegance and Little Friends (both retired, but still awesome stamp sets!)
Inks: Basic Black
Punches: Word Window, Full Heart, and Small Heart
Tools: ESSENTIALS Paper-Piercing Pack



Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get
  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
That's a total value of $190!
PLUS, if you sign up between July 15 and August 31, 2013, you’ll get to pick one of four project kits for FREE in addition to your starter kit! These kits are packed with brand-new products—you won’t want to miss out on this special offer.
Thanks for stopping by today! Happy Friday! :) Janis

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sketch Card

This card is made especially for Tuesday Morning Sketches.



Cardstock: Coastal Cabana, Strawberry Slush, Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Gingham Garden
Embossing: Perfect Polka Dots
Stamp Sets: Perfect Blend
Inks: Baked Brown Sugar
Die Cutting Machine used to create scallop border

SHOP STAMPIN' UP WITH ME NOW!

JOIN MY TEAM!

Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Freshly Made Sketches Card

Hello all my bloggy and crafty friends! Have you booked an online Stampin' Up party with me yet? Oh my gosh. You need to get on my calendar! The Holiday Mini Catalog goes live on Thursday, August 1st. That's one week from today! Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas dies, papers, stamps, bundles, kits, punches, embossing powder, chalk writers, and so much more. Having an online Stampin' Up party with me is a GREAT way to earn some of those goodies for FREE and 1/2 price! Email me at CraftyJanis at live dot com.

Today's card is made especially for the current Freshly Made Sketches challenge.


All supplies are from Stampin' Up!

Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Lucky Limeade (both retired, but still want to use my stash)
Metal Dies: Chalk Talk (for tag)
Ribbon: Whisper White
Embossing Folders: Woodgrain
Stamp Sets: Secret Garden, Serene Silhouettes
Inks: Pistachio Pudding, Pink Pirouette, Basic Black, Marina Mist


Thanks for stopping by! :) Janis

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Paper Pumpkin Special

Check out this official Stampin' Up video to see just how easily July's Paper Pumpkin project kit comes together!

Now through August 31st, new members get two (2) months for just $10 per month with promo code

ESCAPE

Learn more ... HERE 



Sign Up for Paper Pumpkin... HERE

Shop Stampin' Up with me now... HERE

Thanks for stopping by! :) Janis

Sketch Saturday

This card is made especially for Sketch Saturday's Challenge.




 I hope it's okay that I turned the sketch. ??

Cardstock: Stampin' Up Pear Pizzazz, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White

Pattern Papers: Non- SU

Stamp Sets: Summer Silhouettes (leaves and flowers), Wetlands (sentiment)

Inks: Basic Black, Wild Wasabi and Pumpkin Pie (leaves and flowers were stamped on scrap piece of paper then stamped onto Whisper White without re-inking first for a softer, more faded look.)

Tools: Large Scallop metal die for edging and the Stamp-a-ma-jig for lining up sentiment (brilliant idea for a stamping tool!)

SHOP STAMPIN' UP WITH ME NOW

Thanks for stopping by today! Send me an email at CraftyJanis at live dot com to schedule your Stampin' Up online party so you can get some free crafty goodies! Smiles!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Happy Birthday Skunk :)

This JOY Fold card is so easy and lots more fun than the one fold cards sometimes. I made this Birthday Card especially for Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party!



Happy Birthday stamp from Stampin' Up "Label Love" item 130622
for the clear mount.

The matching Stampin' Up punch is called Artisan Label item 130920.

Inside birthday sentiment from Wetlands Stampin' Up stamp set
item 126695 for the clear mount.

SHOP STAMPIN' UP WITH ME NOW!

Joy Fold Card Instructions & Measurements:
Cardstock Base 7 3/4” x 4 1/4” Score @ 2 1/4”

Inside Fold Piece 7 1/4” x 3 1/2” Score @ 4”

Base Mat Sizes 2” x 4” (2 each) and  5” x 4” (1 each)

Inside Mat Sizes 3 3/4” x 3 1/4” (1 each) and  3 1/8” x 3 3/8” (2 each)

Make some sort of cut or stamped image adhered to the outside with foam tape so that it overlays with the inside fold piece that wraps around to the top and keeps the card closed.

Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis