Thursday, November 26, 2020

Watercolor Wash Background Tutorial with Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Garden


I have a fun video tutorial today on how to make a watercolor wash background card.  This card features some sneak peak goodies from Stampin' Up!'s upcoming January - June 2021 mini catalog. 








These products will be available to order in January for customers, but demonstrators can pre-order starting in December!  

Why Join Stampin' Up?

Because membership has it's privileges!

If you are placing a $100 order you really should consider joining Stampin' Up! as a discount shopper so you can save money on your supplies.   As a member of my team of discount shoppers, you will be able to participate in our private Facebook group, monthly national virtual team meetings, fun swaps, behind the scenes previews, early access to products, and happy mail from me!  Come have fun and stamp with us!  


Here are the details:

  • When you purchase your Starter Kit for $99, you get to select $125 worth of products of your choice for your Starter Kit 
  • And your Starter Kit always ships for free!

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all products that you purchase plus you get to preorder from the upcoming catalogs a month before they go live for customer ordering!!  


There is no requirement to sell and there is no commitment beyond your Starter Kit purchase.  


You can be your own customer and as long as you purchase your quota for the quarter you can retain your demonstrator discount status. Why not give it a try?  


Why pay full price if you don't have to? 


If you’ve been considering joining, now will be a great time to jump in!  


If you join during December- 

  • You can add items from the Jan-June Mini to your starter kit
  • Saleabration pre-earn starts in December which means for every $50 you spend, you can earn a free item from the upcoming Saleabration catalog!  


Drop me an email at Michelles-mbellishments@gmail.com if you have questions.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click   https://michellehollings.stampinup.net/join_now  to see all of the benefits and the compensation table.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please just drop me a note. I’d love to tell you more about it!






Don’t forget we will be making Christmas Tags and cards this Saturday night at 8pm ET in my free workshop on our Facebook Group Saturday Night Crafters. 

If you are placing an order under $150, please use my monthly Host Code G6TABG4Y so I can send you some free gifts.


RSVP at the link below if you would like to attend the free online workshop and be entered to win a door prize:

Stampin' Up!


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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Ornamental Tidings Card

Look at this adorable holiday card I made during Sharon' Armstrong's #mysterystampingmonday.




If you would like to make this card and matching envelope, below are the steps. 

Measurements:
Card Base: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 1 1/4" x 4 1/4" Real Red Cardstock
1" x 5 1/4" Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (green check)
1/4" x 5 1/4" Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (red check)
2 3/4" x 5 1/4" Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (red check)
2 3/4" x 5 1/4" Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (red stripe)
4" x 5" scrap Very Vanilla cardstock scrap for stamping and die cutting
2 1/2" x 6" Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper ( red check) for die cutting/envelope

Stamp ornaments on Very Vanilla cardstock using Real Red ink and die cut using the ornament dies.  

Stamp Sentiment of choice in Garden Green ink on Very Vanilla cardstock and die cut using smallest envelope liner die. 

Flip upside down and cut the bottom edge using the smallest envelope liner die. 

Outline the sentiment piece using Real Red blends marker.


Use  Liquid Glue to adhere all paper pieces.  

Glue ornaments onto the sentiment panel and glue that onto the front 1" DSP panel.  

Tie a double bow with the Real Red Ribbon and adhere to largest ornament using a glue dot.  

Pop the largest envelope up underneath the sentiment panel using dimensionals.  

Add sequins using glue dots.

Die cut matching Designer Series Paper using the largest envelope liner die and then glue onto an envelope.

You can click on the item number links below to order these supplies from my online store.


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Tag Buffet Photopolymer Stamp Set


Don’t forget we will be making Christmas Tags and cards this Saturday night at 8pm ET in my free workshop on our Facebook Group Saturday Night Crafters. 

If you are placing an order under $150, please use my monthly Host Code XDJM4NAU so I can send you some free gifts.


RSVP at the link below if you would like to attend the free online workshop and be entered to win a door prize:

Stampin' Up!


Monday, November 23, 2020

Joy & Cheer Tree Angle Card and Sale News



Here is an easy holiday card idea using the Tree Angle stamp set and Triangle dies. 

I used my homemade Pearl gloss paints to make a background and then added my stamped patterned triangle on top as trees with Adhesive Backed Snowflake accents. 



Sale news: get your wish list of items from the annual catalog ready for our 24 hour flash sale tomorrow starting at midnight MT. 

Almost everything from the Annual catalog will be 10% off.



Make sure to use my host code XDJMN4NAU if you place an order under $150+ so I can send you this month's free gifts.

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Penguin Let It Snow Card Sneak Peek

It’s sneak peek week here on my blog! Sale-a-bration time is coming starting August 3rd.  This adorable card was made with the Penguin Playm...