Everyday is a New Adventure with Project Life From Stampin’ Up!

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time for more Project Life posts from me and Amy Koenders!  I love this “Every Day is a New Adventure” card from the Everyday Adventure Project Life Card Collection.  The colors remind me of spring time.

Project Life Everyday Adventure (1 of 6)

I combined three different journal cards from the Everyday Adventure Project Life Card Collection to create the front of my card.  Then I sponged around the edges with Bermuda Bay ink.  I added some Soft Sky Taffeta Ribbon and some flowers and butterflies created with the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack and the Bitty Butterfly Punch.  Finally, I punched a butterfly in the center of a scrap of card stock and used it as a mask to sponge two butterflies with Bermuda Bay and Pistachio Pudding ink.

Project Life Everyday Adventure (4 of 6)

I finished off the inside of my card by sponging butterflies in Pistachio Pudding, Soft Sky, and Bermuda Bay ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock using the same masking technique employed on the front of the card.

Project Life Everyday Adventure (5 of 6)

Project Life Everyday Adventure (6 of 6)

Now that you’ve seen what I created using Project Life today, check out how Amy Koenders of Stamp with Amy K used Project Life for her creation.  And, don’t forget to pin this card to Pinterest if you are a fan.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list and card stock cuts.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  I offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous 2014 Annual Catalog.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

Also, it is not too late to sign up for my one-to-one card swap.  The details and registration link are below.

If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

One-to-One Swap Cards are due next week… There’s still time to sign up!

Just a reminder about my one-to-one swap.  I hope you will join in the fun!  It is so great when I get to actually connect with all of you and this is a wonderful way for us to share our inspiration and creativity with each other.  To participate, you will send me one card created with current Stampin’ Up! products (no retired items please) and a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Once all the swaps have arrived, I will send you someone else’s card in the mail.  It’s that easy!  If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

To participate, please register for the event by clicking on the button below.   Once registration is complete, you will receive an email with specific instructions (including the address for where to send your swaps).  Projects are due in hand by July 10, 2014.  I can’t wait to see what you create!  Happy Stamping!

Eventbrite - 2014 Annual Catalog One-to-One Swap


WEEKLY DEALS for July 1 – 7

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through July 7.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.


Card Stock Cuts

Card Base: Soft Sky – 4-1/4″ x 11″

Panels:  Project Life Polka Dot Panel (Bermuda Bay) – 3-78″ x 5-1/8″; Project Life Striped Panel – 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″; Every Day Adventure Project Life Panel – 2-5/8″ x 3-1/2″; Whisper White (inside of card) – 4″ x 5-1/4″

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Project Life From My Heart – Stampin’ Up!

It’s Thursday, and that means Amy Koenders and I are here with more projects created with Project Life by Stampin’ Up!  As I was flipping through my Project Life cards this week, I noticed that the circle on this gray polka dot card looked a lot like the border on the friendship stamp in the From My Heart stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  With that little realization, inspiration was born and I was off and running.

From My Heart Project Life (3 of 7)

This card was another one that was super quick and easy!  Gotta love that!  I started by stamping my image inside the circle of my Project Life card using Stazon ink and my Stamp-a-ma-jig for placement.

From My Heart Project Life (6 of 7)

Then I added some black candy dots to the corners and mounted my card on a panel of Basic Black card stock.  I wrapped a length of Silver Satin Ribbon around a panel of DSP from the Back to Black DSP pack and adhered it using Fast Fuse adhesive.  Then I glued the DSP panel to a Basic Black card base using multipurpose liquid glue.

From My Heart Project Life (7 of 7)

I attached my Project Life panel to the front of the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals and added a little knot of ribbon to the top with a glue dot.

From My Heart Project Life (4 of 7)

Finally, I finished off the inside of my card by adding a strip of DSP mounted on Basic Black card stock to the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  Wasn’t that simple?  The whole thing was designed and put together in a just a few minutes.  I love it!

I also love Pinterest, don’t you?  Please pin this project if you love it as much as I do.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list and card stock cuts.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work.

From My Heart Project Life (2 of 7)

Now that you’ve seen what I created using Project Life today, check out how Amy Koenders of Stamp with Amy K used Project Life for her creation.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  I offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous 2014 Annual Catalog.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

Also, it is not too late to sign up for my one-to-one card swap.  The details and registration link are below.

If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Last Week to Sign Up for Only $50! Deal Ends June 30th.

This is the last week to take advantage of the $50 sign up special from Stampin’ Up!  If you have at least $50 worth of products you would like to purchase from the new annual catalog you should really consider joining.  There are many benefits of becoming a demonstrator including a great discount and access to advanced products.  Did you know you could order several of the Stampin’ Blendabilities marker sets now if you were a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?

Now is a great time to join my team!  I welcome Hobbyist Demonstrators, and during the month of June, new recruits can join Stampin’ Up! at one of two great prices. Stampin’ Up! will continue to offer their traditional starter kit priced at $99 ($125 product value + FREE Shipping), but only during the month of June they will also be offering a reduced priced starter kit at the low price of $50 ($55 product value + FREE Shipping).  Drop me a note at handcraftingheather@icloud.com if you have any questions or if you’d like additional details.  I’d love to have you on my team!  You can read more information about the benefits of being a Demonstrator here.


2014 Annual Catalog One-to-One Swap

Just a reminder about my one-to-one swap.  I hope you will join in the fun!  It is so great when I get to actually connect with all of you and this is a wonderful way for us to share our inspiration and creativity with each other.  To participate, you will send me one card created with current Stampin’ Up! products (no retired items please) and a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Once all the swaps have arrived, I will send you someone else’s card in the mail.  It’s that easy!  If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

To participate, please register for the event by clicking on the button below.   Once registration is complete, you will receive an email with specific instructions (including the address for where to send your swaps).  Projects are due in hand by July 10, 2014.  I can’t wait to see what you create!  Happy Stamping!

Eventbrite - 2014 Annual Catalog One-to-One Swap


WEEKLY DEALS for June 24-30

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through June 30.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.


Card Stock Cuts

Card Base: Whisper White – 4-1/4″ x 11″

Panels:  Silver Foil – 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ panel; Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel; Shimmery White – 3-3/4″ x 4-7/8″ panel

Sentiment & Die Cuts:  Banner Framelits die cut (3rd from center).

 

Another Quick Card with Project Life and Wetlands – Stampin’ Up!

Today, Sandi MacIver, Amy Koenders, and I have all created projects featuring items from Project Life by Stampin’ Up!  My card was super quick and easy to make and highlights the beautiful Canadian Goose image from the Wetlands stamp set.

Wetlands & Project Life (3 of 7)

I thought the graphic black and white card from Project life would make a great background for the Wetlands stamp in Stazon Black ink.  Because the card already had a hint of yellow and a great white stripe across the bottom, I decided to add some Hello Honey Ribbon and mount it on a panel of Crushed Curry.  Then, I added my combined panel to a Basic Black card base.

Wetlands & Project Life (7 of 7)

I stamped the goose image from the Wetlands stamp set on a panel of Whisper White card stock, and put it on my magnetic platform with the Labels Framelits Die on top.  With the die in place, I added the “Thanks” greeting from the Another Thank You stamp set.  Because this set is one of our clear photopolymer sets, it makes perfect placement a breeze.  After cutting out my stamped image, I also cut two dies of the same size in Basic Black.  I cut one of them horizontally and the other vertically down the middle. I used the four pieces to create a thin mat for my goose. This requires a little trimming before you glue everything together, otherwise you have little parts that stick out.  I like to use Multipurpose Liquid Glue for this because it gives me a little play to move the pieces around before the glue dries.

Wetlands & Project Life (1 of 7)

I finished off the inside of the card by stamping the image of the little birds in the water along the bottom of a Whisper White Panel.

Wetlands & Project Life (5 of 7)

I really enjoy using Project Life for creating quick cards.  The ready-made backgrounds make everything a breeze to put together.  I was able to put this card together in just a few minutes while my son played with the dogs!  This is not something I can say often with a three year old running around. LOL.

Check out the links below to see how these talented ladies are using Project Life:

If you are a fan of this project, please pin it to Pinterest and leave me a comment.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post below the supply list.  Also, if you like my work, why not subscribe to my blog via email.  All you have to do is click on “follow” in the sidebar.

If you haven’t gotten your very own copy of the new 2014 Annual Stampin’ Up! catalog yet, now is the perfect time.  There are so many great new items available for purchase.  I offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

2014 Annual Catalog One-to-One Swap

Just a reminder about my one-to-one swap.  I hope you will join in the fun!  It is so great when I get to actually connect with all of you and this is a wonderful way for us to share our inspiration and creativity with each other.  To participate, you will send me one card created with current Stampin’ Up! products (no retired items please) and a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Once all the swaps have arrived, I will send you someone else’s card in the mail.  It’s that easy!  If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

To participate, please register for the event by clicking on the button below.   Once registration is complete, you will receive an email with specific instructions (including the address for where to send your swaps).  Projects are due in hand by July 10, 2014.  I can’t wait to see what you create!  Happy Stamping!

Eventbrite - 2014 Annual Catalog One-to-One Swap


Demonstrator Sign Up Special Available through June 30th!


Have you ever considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator? Do you have at least $50 worth of products on your wish list?  Would you like to get Blendabilities Markers before they are available to the public?  If so, now is a great time to join.  Between now and June 30, new recruits can join Stampin’ Up! at one of two great prices. Stampin’ Up! will continue to offer their traditional starter kit priced at $99 ($125 product value), but for the month of June only they will also be offering a reduced priced starter kit at the low price of $50 ($55 product value).  Drop me a note at handcraftingheather@icloud.com if you have any questions or if you’d like additional details.  I’d love to have you on my team whether you are a hobbyist or if you are interested in building your own business!  You can read more information about the benefits of being a Demonstrator here.


WEEKLY DEALS for June 17-23

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through June 23.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.


Card Stock Cuts

Card Base: Basic Black -4-1/4″ x 11″

Panels:  Crushed Curry – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel; Project Life card trimmed to 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″; Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside of card)

Sentiment & Die Cuts:  Whisper White – Labels Framelits Die (third from the center); Basic Black – Labels Framelits Die (x2 – third from the center)

Project Life Meets Ray of Sunshine – Stampin’ Up!

Today’s project was actually inspired by a journaling card from Project Life by Stampin’ Up!  I saw the raindrop pattern at the top of the card and immediately thought of the girls with the umbrella from the In This Together stamp set.   From there, inspiration was born!

Project Life_In This Together_ Sunshine (3 of 6)

The Project Life card with the raindrops was a lined card intended for scrapbook journaling.  The lines didn’t suit my purpose, so I combined it with another Project Life card with clouds on it.  I glued the cards together and then cut them to the size I wanted for the front of my card.  Next, I mounted that panel onto a mat in Basic Gray.  Then I added a length of Soft Sky 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon at the seam where the two cards joined.

Project Life_In This Together_ Sunshine (2 of 6)
I stamped my So Saffron card base with the sun and the polka dot border from the Kinda Eclectic stamp set.  I used my stamp-a-ma-jig to assist with perfect placement of the polkadots.  Then I added my “rainy day” panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the girls from the In This Together stamp set on Whisper White card stock with Memento Black Ink and colored them using a combination of Stampin’ Write markers and Stampin’ Blendabilities (available soon, I’ll keep you posted).  I cut the image out with my paper snips and attached it to the card with dimensionals.

Project Life_In This Together_ Sunshine (4 of 6)

Finally, I stamped the polka dot border from Kinda Eclectic in Soft Sky on card stock of the same color.  Then, I stamped the sunshine greeting from the Ray of Sunshine stamp set in Basic Gray.  I just love the sentiments in that set!  I thought this one went perfectly with my rainy day theme!  I cut my sentiment out using Banner Framelits dies (the third from the center) and sponged around the edges in Basic Gray ink.

Project Life_In This Together_ Sunshine (6 of 6)

For the inside of the card, I mirrored the stamping that I did on my card base.  I love that polka dot border!  I think the Kinda Eclectic stamp set is going to get a lot of ink time from me.  It also has a gorgeous leaf stamp in it which will be the perfect accompaniment for so many of my floral stamps!

Project Life_In This Together_ Sunshine (5 of 6)

The In this Together stamp set is not my usual style, but I really like working with it.  It has some adorable girly images in it.  I am also enjoying using Project Life items in my cards.  It is sort of a fun challenge to see how I will incorporate them next!

Check out the links below to see how these talented ladies are using Project Life:

If you are a fan of this project, please pin it to Pinterest and leave me a comment.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post below the supply list.  Also, if you like my work, why not subscribe to my blog via email.  All you have to do is click on “follow” in the sidebar.

If you haven’t gotten your very own copy of the new 2014 Annual Stampin’ Up! catalog yet, now is the perfect time.  There are so many great new items available for purchase.  I offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Demonstrator Sign Up Special Available through June 30th!


Have you ever considered joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator? Do you have at least $50 worth of products on your wish list?  Would you like to get Blendabilities Markers before they are available to the public?  If so, now is a great time to join.  Between now and June 30, new recruits can join Stampin’ Up! at one of two great prices. Stampin’ Up! will continue to offer their traditional starter kit priced at $99 ($125 product value), but for the month of June only they will also be offering a reduced priced starter kit at the low price of $50 ($55 product value).  Drop me a note at handcraftingheather@icloud.com if you have any questions or if you’d like additional details.  I’d love to have you on my team whether you are a hobbyist or if you are interested in building your own business!  You can read more information about the benefits of being a Demonstrator here.


WEEKLY DEALS for June 10-16

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through June 16.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.


Card Stock Cuts

Card Base:  So Saffron -4-1/4″ x 11″

Panels:  Basic Gray – 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ panel; Project Life cards combined and cut to 3-3/8″ x 4-5/8″; Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside of card)

Sentiment & Die Cuts:  Whisper White – Stamp of girls from “In This Together” stamp set; Soft Sky banner

Project Life Quick Card – Stampin’ Up!

Today I have an exciting project to share with you that features the Project Life line of products from Stampin’ Up!

Project Life Quick Card (7 of 16)

Originally Project Life was developed to help scrapbookers document their memories in a way that was not only cute, but also time efficient. However, scrapbooking is not all you can do with Project Life products. They are also great for creating quick and fabulous cards!

Project Life Quick Card (4 of 16)

Recently, Stampin’ Up! and Project Life joined forces to create a line of products that combine the visions of the two companies. Now you can get Project Life items that coordinate with all the Stampin’ Up! colors and products that you know and love.  Today’s project is a super quick card that I created using Project Life items.


I’ll be honest, when I first heard about this joint venture and the new line of products, I wasn’t sure they were for me.  I like to do digital scrapbooking for my memories, so I didn’t think I would use this line of products much.  However, today’s card was so fast and easy, that I think I may have persuaded myself otherwise… when I need to create a really cute card in a hurry, I’m reaching for a Project Life card collection!

Project Life Quick Card (13 of 16)

Project Life Quick Card (14 of 16)

Project Life Quick Card (10 of 16)

Click here to check out what the very talented Amy Koenders, of Stamp with Amy K, has created using Project Life today!

I hope you have enjoyed today’s project.  I would appreciate it if you would pin this project to Pinterest if you like it as much as I do.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post below the supply list and cards stock cuts.  Also, if you like my work, why not subscribe to my blog via email.  All you have to do is click on “follow” in the sidebar.

If you haven’t gotten your very own copy of the 2014 Annual Catalog yet, now is a great time.  I’ve got a stack of them hot off the presses waiting for you. I offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies, you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Demonstrator Sign Up Special Available through June 30th!


Have you been considering joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator?  If so, now is a great time to join.  Between now and June 30, new recruits can join Stampin’ Up! at one of two great prices. Stampin’ Up! will continue to offer their traditional starter kit priced at $99 ($125 product value), but for the month of June only they will also be offering a reduced priced starter kit at the low price of $50 ($55 product value).  Drop me a note at handcraftingheather@icloud.com if you have any questions or if you’d like additional details.  I’d love to have you on my team!  You can read more information about the benefits of being a Demonstrator here.


WEEKLY DEALS for June 3 – 9

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through June 9.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.

Card Stock Cuts

Card Base: Bermuda Bay – 5″ x 10″

Panels: Melon Mambo – 4-1/8″ x 4-1/8″ panel; Whisper White – 4-3/4″ x 4-3/4″

Envelope: Strawberry Slush DSP (In Color DSP Stack) – 8-1/8″ x 8-1/8″ scored at 4-1/8″ with envelope punch board.