Party Panda!

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I LOVE this Party Pandas stamp set!  And do you want to know that you can choose this as a FREE item!  Yes-It’s Sale-a-bration time!!!  For every $50 or $100 you spend, there are FREE items you can choose from the Sale-a-bration catalog!

This is going to be a card for this month’s club too!  I just love how he’s throwing confetti in the air!  I just used the marker to stamp technique to have more than one color on the stamp!  And the new Scattered Sequins Dynamic Texture Impressions Embossing folder is just too cute!!

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I did use Wink of Stella on the confetti and his party hat!  He just makes me smile!

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Just look at the benefits of hosting a party/FB party and joining my team!  I have several that are hobby demonstrators and some that use it as a Part Time business! And you don’t have to live close by!  We skype or facetime at our quarterly gatherings!

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FREE Card Kit!

FREE CARD KIT jan 2018

Wow!  What a crazy holiday!!  Sorry it’s been a while, but I had surgery in November and then we had a Strep marathon throughout December!  So ready for a New Year and reaching for positive goals!

How to get the FREE Card Kit:

*****Just go to my website, create an account, add the item, and use the hostess code F2ZHDKJS at check out. Include your email for an invoice for out of town priority shipping.  

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Picture Perfect Birthday 

Includes the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set $17.00 145519 (photopolymer) & Picture Perfect Party DSP 6×6 pack: $10.00 145559 (plus tax & shipping)

***It’s Sale A Bration!  You can add items to your order to get a FREE item from the Sale a Bration catalog too! (A free item with every $50 spent!) 

If you order more items and it goes over $150, don’t order with the hostess code.  You can redeem the hostess rewards with your own order!

You will receive your very own stamp set (and choice of bundled item if available) and the consumable supplies (needed to make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) packed in a cute case mailed to you by priority mail. You will need to use your own new stamp set plus inks and adhesives you have at home to make your projects. (see highlighted list below for suggestions)  Your set will ship to you from Stampin’ UP!. My part includes project supplies, PDF file, list of items needed, and priority postage. (separate PayPal for out of town)   Prepaid bundles/sets vary each month depending on the set: 

 

* remember photopolymer & clear stamp sets require you to use a clear block and those are sold separately.    Creative Kit Order due no later than January 22th. PayPal invoice for $6 priority shipping.  You can also add additional items that you may need. I will mail class packets the last week of January.  After I send out the to go kits I will email you a PDF with pictures.

Please note that my Class in the Mail kits are only available to be shipped within the US. Thanks for understanding.

What if you already have the stamp and/or bundle but you still want the class in the mail? Just let me know what other items at the same price you would like (it must fit in a priority envelope) and you will get that with your class supplies instead.

OTHER ITEMS you may want to have on hand: adhesive, dimensionals, paper snips & glue dots.  INK COLORS: Bermuda Bay, Berry Burst, Black Memento, Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party, Peek a Boo Peach, Wink of Stella Clear. 

Offer only good through Laura Venvertloh

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Gift Card Holder

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Wow, is it really 4 more days until Christmas??  I had some reconstruction touch ups done and a tummy tuck last month. (Cancer wakes you up to getting healthy, lost 32 pounds) So my timeframe has been way off!  But boy I love seeing a flat tummy for the first time in over 15 years!

Ok, enough about that…I saw this cute gift card holder on Buckeye Inkling’s blog.  So, I had my club members make it for something a little different!  You can always use a gift card holder!!  Especially those last minute gifts!  And you can change it to what ever season you like! Products used listed below should go to my online store: Laura’s Online Store

There are GREAT deals on the clearance rack as well as the year end clearance!

Circle Tab Punch Gift Card Holder 

  1. Cut your card base to 9 ¼” x 4 ¼”
  2. 1/2” down each long side of your cardstock
  3. Rotate & score at 5”

To make the tabs: cut diagonal at the 5” score line on the shorter side.  Then use your Stampin’ Cutter to trim off the sides. Line up your score line with the groove where it cuts. 

Use Fast Fuse or Tear & Tape to glue tabs to the back of the shorter side so you don’t have glue showing on the front.

Your insert Whisper White Piece should measure 3” x 5 ½” and score at 4 ½”. Fold and use glue dots to secure each side. Not the middle, that is where the gift card will tuck inside. Use washi tape or DSP to the scored part for decoration.  Use your Circle Tab Punch to make the pull out for the insert.  All you need now is the gift card!  And these fit in our normal envelopes!

Enjoy the rest of the Pre-Christmas day ahead!  And if you reserve a Stamparatus through me, I will give you a $5 off your next in person/emailed order! (Please send a screen shot or an email (Lkvenvert@sbcglobal.net) of your confirmation.  This is like the Misti, but BETTER!

Here is the instructions on how to reserve yours now through December 30th 11:59 (MT)

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Snowflake Layers

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I have 3 stamp clubs and one of the items is always a technique!  I give each member when they join a little journal book for them to place a sample and a type up of how we created it.  That way they can look back and recreate!

This one I haven’t done in a while and I was inspired by a color combo on Pinterest.  So easy to do too!

  1. Cut a regular card base 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″  (fold in half) and a light neutral at 5 1/4 x 4″
  2. I then cut another piece the same color as the card base at 3 2/8″ x 4 1/2″; the same neutral was cut to 4 1/4 x 2″
  3. Next I cut the last piece in the same base card color to 2 1/4″ x 3 1/2″; neutral is 2 x 3 1/4″
  4. Take all your neutrals and layer them on top of each other.  I used dotto to keep them from moving.  Don’t worry about white spaces when you stamp.  Randomly stamp your pattern.  I started with the biggest to the smallest stamp.
  5. Once your are satisfied, you can attach each layer and then pop up with dimensionals!  Decorate as desired!

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The girls really loved making this one!  I can’t believe we are so close to the next catalog and Sale a Bration!  SO, check out the Year End Sale and Clearance rack!

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Sweet Little Deer

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I am so happy that Stampin’ Up! introduced the Stampin’ Blends November 1st!  I chose the Season Chums stamp set to test them out!  This deer just makes me smile!

I first used the lighter Crumb Cake to color the antlers, dots, and tail.  Then I used the darker Crumb Cake to color in the deer.  I used the Color Lifter on the face, top of his hide and part of his hind leg!  The bow I used the lighter Cherry Cobbler to color it all in and followed up with the smaller tip on the outside of the bow.

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**Be sure to use the Tuxedo Black Memento ink when using the Stampin’ Blends.  Stampin’ Blends are alcohol based, so they will bleed with any other black that has alcohol in it.

To finish off the rest of the card I used the Cable Knit Dynamic embossing folder and the Be Merry DSP!  Such a cute card!!!

Be sure to check out the Year End Sales Event!  There are retiring items from the Holiday Catalog and discounted other items!  Click on the Year End Sale for the list.  Year End Sale Event US           Use this month’s hostess code MWGMCVD7 and get a free gift from me! (mailed separate).

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Stampin’ Hugs! Laura

 

Sweet Little Church

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Hearts Come Home has been a set that I have made several cards with!  Look how cute this church is sitting by itself in all it’s glory!  I wanted this card to be soft and simple.

I chose the Night of Navy background to represent Christmas Eve.  And I loved how the Softly Falling EF worked well to give it that extra touch of peaceful winter snow!

My biggest tip with this card is to cut out the church with wax paper in between the glimmer paper and the die.  I tried to adhere it to the Night of Navy circle and run though, but I forgot the glimmer paper picks up all the scratches in your plates.  I ran it through again and attached it to the Night of Navy circle and hand trimmed it with snips from the backside of the circle.

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I finished it off with some Crinkle Night of Navy ribbon and a rhinestone for the star of Bethlehem.

Here’s to a wonderful start of the most beautiful season!  Merry Hugs!

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Simple Deer Card

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Merry Mistletoe is one set that is from the Annual Catalog that has just been an absolute favorite of mine! The deer himself is just darling and the sentiments are just as versatile!  I made this card for one of my annual Christmas Stamp a Stack of cards class.  There is also a whole Be Merry suite (pg. 113) of coordinating goodies to make your creations a snap!

I just ran the card base through the Cable Knit Dynamic Embossing folder (be sure your folder seam is going in towards the rollers and not the side). I then cute 2″ by 4″ piece of the Be Merry DSP and snipped the end with the Triple Banner Punch.

I stamped the deer in Chocolate Chip and then cut him out with the Layering Squares and a matching scalloped background.  SWEU7536

You can see the Dimensionals really make this pop off of the card for extra dimension!  I topped it off with a Rhinestone colored with a red sharpie and a little ribbon.

Check out the Online Extravaganza Sale going on now through the 26th!  Check out my store now!

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