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Monday, January 15, 2018


Today's post is the last stamp camp card for the month.  This is a very simple bridge fold card.  You can get very elaborate with these cards and add many layers in the background, but this is the basic card.

This card uses the  SAB Party Pandas Set - FREE with a $50 order!
This card is cut at 8 x 4 1/4", scored along the long side at 1 1/4, 2 1/2, 5 1/2, 6 3/4.  
The DSP panels are 1 x 4; the center piece is 4 x 2 3/4 with a top layer of 3 3/4 x 2 1/2.
I used the Layering Circles Framelits for the  panda circle and the background circle. 
You will want to stamp your message before you adhere your bridge. (My message is a very old retired stamp).
To attach the bridge, fold the left panels down flat on top of one another and spread the right panels out flat.  Then adhere both ends down.  This allows the card to fold flat to fit in a regular envelope.
There are several videos on youtube for this fold.  You can also add more layers in the inside of the card to make it really special.

Friday, January 12, 2018


Another post of a Jan stamp camp card using the new Waterfront Stamp Set: 

This stamp set was inspired by the awesome Million Dollar seller and leader of our Proverbial Stampers Team, Connie Heisey.  This set is so versatile and already has lots of posts on Pinterest.  Check them out.

The inks used for this card were Soft Suede, Old Olive (stamped off for the grass), and Crushed Curry.  After stamping I used the Stitched Shapes Framelits to create the piece in the middle and then reattached it to the card base.
Have fun creating some cards using this set.  Order it now using the Hostess Code, add a few other things and take advantage also of Sale-a-bration. 
Have a great weekend!  It was 70 here today and is supposed to be in the 20's tomorrow with sleet, snow and freezing rain.  Oh brother!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018


Here is another January Stamp Camp card using some new products from the Occasions Catalog.

This card is so pretty in person.  The butterfly is embossed with Silver Embossing Powder.

Here are the supplies/ and details
Old Olive and Whisper White card stock
Sweet Soiree DSP (This paper is GORGEOUS, with silver foil within the designs), cut at 5 1/4 x 3"
Berry Burst c.s. 4 1/8 x 3 1/8"
Whisper White layer 3 7/8 x 2 7/8"
Layered Leaves Embossing Folder
Berry Burst Silver Edge Ribbon
Versa Mark Pad and Silver Embossing Powder
Stampin' Blends for coloring
Daffodil Delight Ink Pad 

If you love to color, this set is for you and your new Stampin' Blends. So much fun!  Click on the Occasions Catalog pic on the right panel of the blog to see this set and all the other new ones.  
Come back on Friday to see a card using the Party Pandas Sale-a-bration set and see the percs of becoming a Stampin' Up demonstrator, especially during Sale-a-bration.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018


I missed yesterday's post, so I am here today.  This week I will be posting pictures of January Stamp Camp cards.  This first card actually uses retired items from the Holiday Catalog, but I had some things left I wanted to use.  It's also January and that means snow and cold, so I wanted to make a snowman card.  

This card is so cute and I saw a sample of one cut like this on Pinterest.  I am so sorry, but I don't remember who posted their card!  It opens to reveal a cute inside also.

Here are the card details:
Stamp set - Seasonal Chums and matching Framelits
Year of Cheer Specialty DSP
Year of Cheer Washi Tape
Foil Snowflakes
Marina Mist and Whisper White card stock

Base is 6 x 7 1/4", score on the long side at 3"
Inside piece 5 1/4 x 2 3/4"
DSP 5 1/2 x 2"
Stamp snowman image and then cut out with Framelit.
Color with Stampin' Blends
Punch out white circle with 2 1/4" Circle Punch
Punch layer behind snowman circle with 2 1/2" Circle Punch and adhere circles on top of one another
Adhere snowman to white circle
Cut Silver Foil Snowflake in half and tuck slightly under DSP piece with Tombow
Snowman circles on the front are adhered with Dimensionals, inside circles are just glued to card
Embellish with Washi Tape

I know most of this card uses now retired items from the Holiday Catalog, but maybe you also have some of these things left over and/ or maybe some of them will eventually show up on the Clearance Rack.  If not, substitute and make a card of your own using different products.  Have fun! 

Friday, January 5, 2018


Today I will share the cards that I put in the stationery box I showed you on Wednesday.  First the regular size cards.  I made four, but I could have fit one more comfortably in the box.

I tried to make them simple and to also compliment the box.  I used scraps left from the DSP.  The stamp sets I used were Basket of Wishes and Birthday Blooms.  I colored with the new Stampin' Blends.

Here are the four notecards.  My cards are ones from quite a few years ago so they are not 3 x 3, but the current 3 x 3 cards would work perfectly.

I had fun making and filling this box.  I would like to make more, but I will have to have a purpose before I do it again, because I sure don't want them sitting around, not being used.  I'm sure I will think of something!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Well, Happy 2018 to all!  I'm hoping I can get back in the groove and keep the blog more up to date.  Things just got busy over the holidays and I found that I wasn't even working on anything new.  However, the other day I spent some time in my craft room after seeing a post from someone who made a stationery box.  I just had to try one.  So here is my version.

This box was so much fun to make -  a little labor intensive, but, I think, once you have made one the second one would go faster. I used the Whole Lot of Lovely DSP from the annual Catalog.  It is SO pretty! The lid holds this box together, so here is a picture of the box once you take the lid off and the box "pops open".

The box is filled with 4 regular cards, 4 note cards (3 x 3), a small handmade notebook, and a pocket for stamps.  The empty pocket should hold some tags, but I didn't get around to making them yet.

Here is a picture of a matching pen also.  The pen is supposed to be attached in a loop under the small notebook, but my pen was just a tad too long so it didn't work.  I will just be sitting the pen in one of the pockets so it doesn't get lost.
I made a small roll of DSP and put it inside the pen to match the box.

I watched several different videos or visited several blogs to see how the box was made.  The you tube video I followed was made by MayMay.  Even though the video was a little long, I found her directions easy to follow and dimensions for the box and DSP were on her blog.  Click here to watch her video.  You can also just go to you tube and choose any number of blogs or videos to look at.

In some of the upcoming posts, I will share the cards that I put inside and also a couple of other details.

Remember that the Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration begin TODAY!  Don't miss out on the great new products and that special deal of getting a FREE SAB product for each $50 of product ordered!
It's also a great time to be a hostess because you get extra benefits with a $250 party.
Also, I would LOVE to have you join my team and become a Stampin' Up demonstrator.  For $99 you get $125 of products of your own choosing, and, during Sale-a-bration, you get TWO FREE stamp sets of your choice also.  Why wait?!  Contact me NOW to find out how you can have as much fun as I do. 

Monday, December 25, 2017


Wishing everyone a blessed Christmas Day.  May the birth of our Savior gives us hope for a future of love and forgiveness.  What an awesome gift we have been given.