Happy Stampers Birthday Card Bomb (Part 2) – Stampin’ Up!

On Sunday, I shared several birthday cards I received from members of the Happy Stampers Birthday Bomb Club.  Today, it is my pleasure to share the rest of the bunch with you.  We really have some talented stampers in our group!

Created by Kristi Gray

Created by Kristi Gray

Created by Amy Koenders

Created by Amy Koenders

Created by Sylvia Wilson

Created by Sylvia Wilson

Created by Nancy Pellow

Created by Nancy Pellow

Created by Nancy Pellow

Created by Nancy Pellow

I told you these ladies were talented!  I was definitely feeling the birthday love each day as more cards arrived in the mail.  It is always so special to get something that someone made by hands with love.  Remember, if you were inspired by any of these designs, you can pin them to Pinterest by clicking on the “pin it” button at the bottom of this post.

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

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Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Giveaway!

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You could win a complete Project Life by Stampin’ Up! prize pack including every product available in the product line! You could also win one of 100 Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Card & Accessory Packs.  For all of the details, visit the giveaway sign-up page here.  You can either enter your contact information or use your Facebook account to sign up.  The contest ends at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Time on November 30, 2014.

At the very bottom of the signup page, there is a spot to enter a bit.ly link if someone referred you.  If you’d like to enter my link as the referring source, here it is (just copy and paste it):  http://bit.ly/133fQ2N


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Nov 4-10

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Happy Stampers Birthday Card Bomb (Part 1) – Stampin’ Up!

The Happy Stampers group has a Birthday Card Bomb club.  Last week was my birthday… (the big 4-0) and it was so wonderful to receive so many beautiful cards from the talented women in my group.  I’m excited to share some of them with you today!

Created by Cheryl Sanders

Created by Cheryl Sanders

Created by Judy Wright

Created by Judy Wright

Created by Sue Prather

Created by Sue Prather

Created by Sandi MacIver

Created by Sandi MacIver

Aren’t these cards wonderful!  It is such a special feeling to get a handcrafted card in the mail.  This is the first half of the bunch, stay tuned for the rest of the lovely cards that I received in the mail.  Remember, if you were inspired by any of these designs, you can pin them to Pinterest by clicking on the “pin it” button at the bottom of this post.

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.

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Giveaway!

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You could win a complete Project Life by Stampin’ Up! prize pack including every product available in the product line! You could also win one of 100 Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Card & Accessory Packs.  For all of the details, visit the giveaway sign-up page here.  You can either enter your contact information or use your Facebook account to sign up.  The contest ends at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Time on November 30, 2014.

At the very bottom of the signup page, there is a spot to enter a bit.ly link if someone referred you.  If you’d like to enter my link as the referring source, here it is (just copy and paste it):  http://bit.ly/133fQ2N


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Oct 28 – Nov 3

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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 November 3rd.


Stampin’ Up! Products Used for Today’s Projects

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.  I did not attempt to identify the colors used for today’s cards, but I have included the stamp sets and embellishments that made these cards so special.  

 

Bloom with Hope and Floating Watercolor Technique (Part 2) – Stampin’ Up!

First, before I get to my project for today, I need to announce the blog candy winner from last week’s blog hop. I totally forgot to do the drawing on Tuesday! Random.org picked comment number 14, so the lucky winner is Dana! Send me your mailing address, and I will get your Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail. Congratulations and sorry for the delay!

Now, onto today’s project… On Wednesday I shared a card featuring the Bloom with Hope stamp set from Stampin’ Up! that used the Floating Watercolor Technique.  Today, I have another card that I created using the same technique.

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (1 of 7)

I started by stamping the flowers and leaves with versamark ink on watercolor paper. Then I heat embossed them using white embossing powder.

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (4 of 7)

Next, I “painted” the petals with water and then I used my re-inkers to add color to the wet surface.  The water causes the color to spread and fade as it moves outward.  The result can be unpredictable, but I think it is pretty.

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (3 of 7)

After I painted the flowers and leaves, I dry embossed the card base using the Lovely Lace embossing folder.  Then I added some pearls that I colored using my Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blendabilities.

I like the clean and simple design of this card.  I hope that you like it to and will consider pinning this project to Pinterest.  You will find a “pin it” button at the end of this post below the supply list.

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

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  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Giveaway!

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You could win a complete Project Life by Stampin’ Up! prize pack including every product available in the product line! You could also win one of 100 Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Card & Accessory Packs.  For all of the details, visit the giveaway sign-up page here.  You can either enter your contact information or use your Facebook account to sign up.  The contest ends at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Time on November 30, 2014.

At the very bottom of the signup page, there is a spot to enter a bit.ly link if someone referred you.  If you’d like to enter my link as the referring source, here it is (just copy and paste it):  http://bit.ly/133fQ2N


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Oct 28 – Nov 3

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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 November 3rd.


Stampin’ Up! Products Used for Today’s Projects

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:  Blackberry Bliss – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″

Panels:  Watercolor Paper – 2″ x 5-1/4; Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside of card)

Bloom with Hope and Floating Watercolor Technique – Stampin’ Up!

Over the summer I pinned several cards that used the Floating Watercolor Re-inker Technique, and I have finally gotten around to trying it with this card featuring the Bloom with Hope stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (5 of 7)

I started by stamping the flowers and leaves with versamark ink on watercolor paper. Then I heat embossed them using white embossing powder.   I chose to use white Stampin’ Embossing powder for this card because I wanted it to look like a batik effect when it was finished.

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (7 of 7)

Next, I “painted” the petals with water and then I used my re-inkers to add color to the wet surface.  The water causes the color to spread and fade as it moves outward.  The result can be unpredictable, but I think it is pretty.

Bloom with Hope Float Technique (6 of 7)

After I painted the flowers and leaves, I added a wash to the background.  First, I painted the whole background with water, then I painted it with a diluted ink solution.  After allowing everything to dry, I added the sentiment from the Kinda Eclectic stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

I am pretty pleased with how it turned out in the end.  I hope that you like it to and will consider pinning this project to Pinterest.  You will find a “pin it” button at the end of this post below the supply list.

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.

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Giveaway!

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You could win a complete Project Life by Stampin’ Up! prize pack including every product available in the product line! You could also win one of 100 Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Card & Accessory Packs.  For all of the details, visit the giveaway sign-up page here.  You can either enter your contact information or use your Facebook account to sign up.  The contest ends at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Time on November 30, 2014.

At the very bottom of the signup page, there is a spot to enter a bit.ly link if someone referred you.  If you’d like to enter my link as the referring source, here it is (just copy and paste it):  http://bit.ly/133fQ2N


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Oct 28 – Nov 3

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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 November 3rd.


Stampin’ Up! Products Used for Today’s Projects

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:  Blackberry Bliss – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″

Panels:  Watercolor Paper – 4″ x 5-1/4; Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside of card)

Bloom with Hope One-to-One Swap from Lisa Poe – Stampin’ Up!

Recently I hosted my first one-to-one card swap.  I loved seeing the great projects created by some of my readers.  Today’s project is a card created by Lisa Poe from Ohio.  Lisa’s project features the Bloom with Hope hostess stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

One-to-One Swap (2 of 2)

Card created by Lisa Poe

I just love Lisa’s card design.  The stamped band behind the single flower is simple, but adds so much dimension and interest!

Lisa was kind enough to provide her card recipe for this project too!  You can find it at the very bottom of this post.  Thanks for sharing with us how you created your beautiful card.

One-to-One Swap (1 of 2)

Card created by Lisa Poe

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 book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

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

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WEEKLY DEALS for July 15-21

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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 21.



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 Recipe – Please Know That I Care

Card Stock Dimensions:  Lost Lagoon – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ (card base), 2-3/8″ x 2-3/8″ panel; Basic Black – 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ panel; Whisper White – 2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ panel, 5-1/2″ x 2″ panel, three Itty Bitty Accents Heart Punches, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside of card)

Directions:

  1. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp Gorgeous Grunge paint splatters on the top of the card base.
  2. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp Bloom with Hope flowers on Whisper White panels.
  3. Using sponge daubers and a circular motion, lightly apply color to flower images.
  4. Sponge around the edges of the white square panel with Memento Black Ink.
  5. Attach the white panel to the card base.
  6. Attach ribbon to the top and bottom of the white panel using multipurpose liquid glue.
  7. Use Stamp-a-ma-jig and brush tip of Stampin’ Write Marker to stamp the sentiment in a single line along the bottom of the card base.
  8. On a piece of scrap Whisper White card stock, stamp 3 hears with Lost Lagoon ink and punch out with Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack.
  9. Glue together three squares and attach to base with dimensionals.

 

Bloom With Hope & Label Love Wedding Card – Stampin’ Up!

My little sister got married yesterday!  I am so happy for her and her new husband.  It is so exciting to welcome my new brother-in-law into the family.  Today’s project is a wedding card featuring the Bloom with HopeChalk Talk, & Label Love stamp sets from Stampin’ Up!

Bloom With Hope Label Love Wedding (2 of 6)

I think the Bloom with Hope background in black and vanilla is so elegant and just perfect for this occasion.

Bloom With Hope Label Love Wedding (3 of 6)

I finished off the inside of the card by stamping the same floral design from the Bloom with Hope stamp set which is available as a hostess reward from Stampin’ Up!

Bloom With Hope Label Love Wedding (5 of 6)

Bloom With Hope Label Love Wedding (6 of 6)

This lovely card was just perfect to honor my sister and her groom on their special day.  If you love this project as much as I do, please pin it to Pinterest.  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.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you would like to earn the Bloom with Hope stamp set by hosting a party, please contact me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

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.

WEEKLY DEALS for July 8-14

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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 14.


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:  Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (two panels – one on front, one inside), 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel, 2-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ panel; Basic Black – 2-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ panel, 2-3/8″ x 3-3/8″ panel

Sentiment & Die Cuts:  Very Vanilla – Artisan Label Punch