Add folds.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Do you feel like your card is flat all the time? Then add some folds. Instead of the middle being flat and stamped on add some folds. Score evenly and create an accordion pattern so you can add some depth. Add a ribbon instead of an envelope to keep it closed.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Lisa, Anniversary, and more!

It’s Management Monday! Here’s what’s happening this week.

There’s not a bunch happening this week since I am unplugging this week.

Make sure to tune in to the facebook page http://www.facebook.com/StampingWithJoni on Wednesday at 7 pm for a contest. You could win a brand new stamp set!

Please remember that there will be no Open Time today.

You should have received invitations for Lisa’s Class as well as the Anniversary Party. If not, please comment and I will get them to you.

If you would like to order please use host code 34VSMJKD to help Erin. If you prefer to order in person please contact me. I will respond to messages starting on Monday the 22nd.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Unpacking your mind too.

It’s Sabbath Sunday! This is the day to focus on rest and re-charging. We often talk about resting which in my mind means to get some extra sleep. While this is a good thing you also have to remember to unpack your mind. Your mental well-being is as important as your physical. Often your mental can be more important as it impacts your physical well-being also.

Unpacking your mind could mean you go to the gym, go for a walk, just stare at a wall and do nothing, meditate, yoga, yell, and much more. This list is left to your imagination. Pick whatever works for you so that you keep your sanity and well-being.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Bonus Days are here!

It’s Sale Saturday! Bonus Days are here! For every $50 in product you spend in July you will get a $5 voucher to spend in August.

If you would like to order online please use host code ZMT3PFTM to help Jodi earn free products. This code is good through tonight at 7:30 pm. If you prefer to order in person please contact me.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Less trash and more color.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward. In the last couple of weeks we’ve done some self care and realized how important it is to take care of ourselves. Now I want to get back to helping in the community.

I recently had gone out to eat and the usual box of crayons came out and a coloring sheet for the young child a few booths down. Do you ever wonder what happens to those crayons? They usually get thrown away. So I started looking around to see if there was a way to recycle them. And sure enough there is an organization that does called “The Crayon Initiative” (https://thecrayoninitiative.org/).

The Crayon Initiative’s mission is to keep crayons out of landfills. They get crayons from all over, sort by color, and melt them down to make new crayons. These new crayons get distributed to children’s hospitals across the nation to help support art. Some of you already know that art is therapy. And now kids can too.

If anyone is interested in me collecting crayons for this please let me know by commenting or contacting me.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Candy canes from circles.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day that I show you how to create a candy cane from just circles. I chose scalloped ones but plain ones work too. Cut about a dozen each of the red and white circles and start gluing.

For a complete video on this card and a few other announcements please go to https://youtu.be/2kPHoQa1Vhk.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Adding texture.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is the day I add accents to create a nautical look. Take your Layered Circle Dies and create a ring in the Copper Foil Paper to create an effect of a porthole.

Make sure when stamping you have already cut the dies so you can figure out the layout. It would be a shame to do a bunch of stamping that would not be seen.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Card Class Week

It’s Management Monday! Here’s what’s happening this week.

Open Studio Time is today!

This week is Card Class Week! If you haven’t reserved your seat please let me know which session you will be attending.

And the personal promotion finishes tonight. For any product order $50 or more you will get a FREE pack of red rhinestones. If you are ordering online please use host code ZMT3PFTM to qualify.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Re-focus by looking at nothing.

It’s Sabbath Sunday! This is the day to focus on resting or re-charging. Have you ever googled the word rest? Many of the images that come up are out in the country or in a hammock. The one thing in common is that everyone is staring into open space.

Rest is often a reset. Change your surroundings and allow yourself to escape the overwhelm. Go for a walk. Dip your toes in the ocean. Take a minute and re-group.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂

Bonus Days, Personal Promotion, and More!

It’s Sale Saturday! There are a couple of things I would like to mention for you.

Bonus Days have begun! For every $50 in product you spend in July you will get a $5 coupon to be used in August.

On top of Bonus Days I am also holding a personal promotion. If you order $50 or more in product from now until Monday at 7:30 pm you will get a bonus pack of red rhinestones for FREE! Only one pack per order.

If you would like to order online please go to http://www.jonidaniel.stampinup.net and click on shop now. Please use host code ZMT3PFTM to qualify. You will be helping me to re-stock the rewards basket.

Happy Crafting!

With inky fingers,

Joni 🙂