Retiring Colors

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I want to remind you of something as you are planning your projeects. The new Annual Catalog begins at the beginning of May. This means that these In Colors will be going out. So when you are planning your projects please keep this in mind for future color coordinations. Happy Crafting!Continue reading “Retiring Colors”

Bows, knots, pleats, and more.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day we learn all about ribbon. Did you know that there are two different ways to do the same knot? You can also tie a bow at least three different ways. Then there are pleats, flops, and more. For full instructions on how these cards are created please goContinue reading “Bows, knots, pleats, and more.”

Letting the paper and dies shine.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to let the product shine. For the first card I have let the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper do all the heavy lifting. The marbled background paired with the peony colored with our Stampin’ Blends (Magenta Madness and Just Jade used) makes for a marvelousContinue reading “Letting the paper and dies shine.”

Pieces and parts make a whole.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Sometimes you have to cut up a large stamp into pieces and then re-create it. I am calling this my eclectic picasso sunflower. It’s also another way to show off the new In Colors! Have you ever created something similar?Continue reading “Pieces and parts make a whole.”

Sometimes easy is what you need.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Sometimes you just need easy to get you through. I love that Stampin’ Up! provides easy all the way up to as complicated and advanced as you can think. Well, after doing deliveries all day and needing to get some cards out in the mail I figured let’s do easy. So IContinue reading “Sometimes easy is what you need.”

In Color Sunflowers

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating five cards that showcase the new In Colors. The new In Colors are Cinnamon Cider, Misty Moonlight, Bumblebee, Just Jade, and Magenta Madness. Which color is your favorite? To create these cards I embossed each of the mats with a different embossing folder. I used from left toContinue reading “In Color Sunflowers”

Use paper instead of ink.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today’s technique is to use paper instead of ink. Some days it is hard to get everything together. You’ve ordered what you thought was everything and you forgot the coordinating ink pad. So what do you do? Do you wait another week for it to come in or do you figure itContinue reading “Use paper instead of ink.”

Look at my mats.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Remember a few days ago how I wrote about the importance of mats and bringing focus to what you want? It’s okay if you don’t, but I thought some of you might remember. So for today I am creating a simple Mother’s Day (this Sunday) or birthday card for you. Here areContinue reading “Look at my mats.”

Clearance rack and more!

It’s Sale Saturday! While there is not much on sale since Sale-A-Bration is over there is quite a bit still on the Clearance Rack. Do you know how to find the Clearance Rack? Simply go to http://www.jonidaniel.stampinup.net and click on shop and then clearance rack. Since there is not much on sale I will remindContinue reading “Clearance rack and more!”

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