Eclectic Card Box

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I wanted to make a quick box to store some coordinating cards! So, I searched around and saw a video on how to make a box with the Envelope Punch Board.  So quick and easy!  I did stamp on the 12 x 12 Fresh Fig card stock once it was cut and ready to score.

Here are the cute cards that go inside the card box!  There are 2 designs/2 of each.  I am teaching a class tomorrow on how to put these together!  Do you want an instruction sheet on how to make this with pictures?  It’s my free gift to you with an online order in my store! Just click on Laura’s Online Store!  I will email it to you within 48 hours of your purchase!

Do you have a huge wish list?  Want a discount on your favorite Stampin’ Up! products?  Then look no further!  I have a great team of hobby demos and some that work it as a business (or to feed their habit) During July, Stampin’ Up! is offering more bang for you buck!  For $99 (plus your local tax) you will get the following:

$125 of any current catalog products of your choice!!

Business supplies (just in case you have friends that love crafting too!)

But they added an Essentials Pack!!! They are adding a $72 value to this!!!

118485 D Block (X2)
130148 Grid Paper
103579 Paper Snips
104332 SNAIL Adhesive
102300 Bone Folder
144804 Carols of Christmas Stamp Set

So, what do you do once you sign up?  Just meet a quarterly minimum of $300 (before your discount) by December 2017!  Yes, this is so worth the test drive!!  NO penalties if you don’t order again.  We have quarterly Team Gatherings (and we skype people too!) that are a blast!  What are you waiting for??  Click Join NOW!!!

Product List

Envelope Punch Board

$20.00

Oh So Eclectic Clear-Mount Bundle

$47.50

Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper

$11.00

Fresh Fig Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50

Peekaboo Peach Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50

Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50

Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50

Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies

$30.00

Rhinestone Basic Jewels

$5.00

Peekaboo Peach 5/8" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon

$8.00

Fresh Fig 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon

$7.00

Silver Mini Sequin Trim

$6.00

Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush

$8.00

Silver Foil Sheets

$4.00

2" Circle Punch

$18.00

Layering Ovals Framelits Dies

$35.00

Fine-Tip Glue Pen

$7.00

Stampin' Dimensionals

$4.00

Soft Sky 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

$8.00

Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

$8.00

Fresh Fig 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.00

2017-2019 In Color 12" X 12" Cardstock

$11.00

I love the Coffee Break suite! 

I still remember looking through this catalog in April and coming across this suite!  I shrieked loud enough that people down the hall in the hotel had to of heard me! I LOVE my Starbucks!!  So this was just a pleasant surprise-even the color combos!!

So this month’s club I wanted to make a card that was a little different.  An easel card fit the bill!  And they are so easy!  The Coffee Break suite has super cute framelits that can cut out cups, tops, beans, shapes, and cupcakes!  Plus a cute whipped cream (or poop emoji) shape too!  To make an easel card you start with a 11″x 4 1/4″ piece of cardstock.  Score at 5 1/2″ and fold like a normal tent card.  Then you will take the front and fold it back on it’s self and crease.  That will be the part to place your Tear & Tape.  Then decorate a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ piece to place on top of the folded back part with the tape.

coffee break tentIt will lay flat and look like a normal card until you prop it up on the pearl stoppers.  The inside of the card is hard to see since it’s Crumb Cake.

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Here a top view and you can see the DSP strip peeking out.  I just love the beans!!

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And of course I had to use Wink of Stella clear for the whipped cream!!  I made a clear lid with the Window Sheets.  And the corrugated pieces are just to stinkin’ cute!!

When you order this suite through my store you will earn a bonus coupon for $5 that you can use on an order in August! Love bonus days!

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What I love even more is the added value to the started kit!  If you have a long wish list, your best bet is to just join!  We love hobby demos and I have a great team that’s been with me for years!  Here are the details!  You get to choose your items in your starter kit! For just $99 (plus tax) you get $125 in catalog items of your choice.  BUTTTT…this month you also get:

Essentials Gift Pack

Item Number Description
118485 D Block (X2)
130148 Grid Paper
103579 Paper Snips
104332 SNAIL Adhesive
102300 Bone Folder
144804 Carols of Christmas Stamp Set

What is the Carols of Christmas?  It’s a new Sneak Peek of the Holiday Catalog!!!  As a demonstrator, you get to pre order this set in July!  Once signed up, you can get the matching framelits too!  And they are amazing! Just click: Join Laura’s Team   Then click on Join!  I have demos from other states!  We Skype each other for Team Gatherings too!  What are you waiting for??

Cool Treats Shaker 

My girls at stamp club have been asking to learn how to make shaker cards!  So, wish granted!  How cute did this turn out?  I used the Cool Treats Bundle and the Sprinkles Embellishments to add the FUN!

They are a lot easier to make than they look!  The Foam Adhesive Strips make it super simple to make your shaker hold all the contents!

First: Choose your image and stamp in on a base piece/shape of your choice.  I used the Layering Ovals here.

Next: Cut out a piece of Window Sheet to match the above shape. (It must be the same size to keep all the pieces inside the shaker)

Next: Add a Oval Frame to go on top of the window sheet.  Be sure it’s wide enough to cover the Foam Adhesive.

Putting it all together: Take your Foam Adhesive Strip and lay it down & bend it to make the contour of your shape.  Push down to ensure it’s adhered.  Then add your sprinkles (glitter, sand, sequins).  Use the embossing buddy on the window sheet before to remove any static. (especially for glitter).  Wipe the evident residue off.  Then peel off the top layer of the foam adhesive and attach window sheet.  I finished it off with Fast Fuse to the matching frame.

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All done!  I would recommend a bubble mailer and extra postage so it doesn’t get damaged if you mail it.

Who wouldn’t want to get this on their birthday??

STAY TUNED!  We are off to On Stage this weekend in Shreveport!!  I will post a ton of pictures and a few sneak peeks that I can of the upcoming catalog!

Check out and like my Facebook & Instagram Pages for more!

Hugs, Laura

Vertical Garden Kit-Super sweet & simple!

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The Vertical Garden Project Kit and Vertical Garden stamp set make such a beautiful springy succulent home décor item!!  I added some different color sponge distressing on the leaves. I used Whisper White Craft, Rich Razzleberry, Always Artichoke, Soft Suede, and Sweet Sugarplum to give them a more realistic feel.  I am thinking of adding something in the middle of each one or a few.  What do you think?

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You will need a hot glue gun and the wonderful silicone sheet!  It’s a lifesaver for the roses!  I only burned myself once!  (very impressed!) The box is nice and sturdy and the ribbon is included and has that vintage feel to it!

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The Vertical Garden stamp set helps you get a 3-d feel with your greeting.  This is a great kit for you and some friends to make together!  If you want, I can come help out if you are local or Skype.  New items will be added tomorrow for the Sale a Bration FREEBIEs!

Glimmer Paper!!!  Medallion Stamp Set!!  They are super cute!!  join_demo_dec0116_us

Craft show fun!

Wow! It’s been a busy last two weeks for me!  I was preparing all these Clear Mount stamp cases for a holiday market at the new high school!  These all sold but one!  I had to make a 2nd batch too!  There is a 5×8 note pad (Staples cut them to 5×7) in each one held in with Velcro.  I added a matching strip of DSP to the top of the notepad too.

I also made 38 of these coffee/water bottle cozies! (just got the feeling back in on my pointer finger) I love carrying water around, and everyone local knows me for them. They were fun to make and I sold all but 12.  (so if you need one or more let me know)  $6 each or 2 for $10 (US shipping only) They have elastic in them and they can fit a venti sized coffee too!

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Last but not least: I had to make cute stuff for Gavin’s school staff and his teacher. I used my last pack of muslin bags and stamped on them.  I ironed them first and placed a scrap cardboard piece inside. I wish I took a picture of the santa.  He was super cute!  I used the red glitter details and the dazzling details!

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I also had 40 of these that flew off my shelf at the craft show!  $3 each or 4 for $10!  I used white Stazon and a few stamp sets to stamp the top.  If it didn’t turn out the Stazon cleaner worked great!  I then used fast fuse to glue the DSP strip to the tin.  Filled them with kisses and that was it!

I have a great card to share in the next two days.  I just want to be sure my recipients’ get theirs before they see it here!  I will recharge my crafting mojo in the next couple of weeks and spend precious time with my family.  January will be great!!  Sale a Bration is almost here along with the Occasions Catalog! Need one of each? Just comment below!  (club members-you will get one very soon)

Merry Christmas!  Laura

 

My Breast Cancer Survivor canvas 

I saw a card made on Pinterest that inspired me to make this canvas for myself. It’s a positive reminder of God’s plan, comfort, and strength he has for me. 

I used a flat 5×5 canvas-the ones with the hard backing. I used Blushing Bride and my aqua painter for the wash. Once that dried, I flicked some Blushing Bride inker and then used clear wink of Stella to go over the wash.  

I had a bag of pre-done ribbons, so I cheated there, but the rest is all Stampin Up! I plan on making more for gifts. And starting a Cards for a Cause class. 

I am crafting at my uplines house tonight and tomorrow! So get ready! I have a gift bazaar at my house with several vendors on November 5th and a Craft Fair in December! Lots to catch up on!

Stampin hugs! Laura 

 

Harvest Baker’s Box

This Kraft Rope Trim is so incredible!  I like the country/fall look that is gives your projects!  I also plan on using it for the rope on an upcoming banner!

I used the Baker’s Box die-which held 3 small Almond Joys in it!  Perfect for coworker gifts! The Cookie Cutter Halloween and Cookie Cutter Builder punch is a hit!  (I pray this stays in the next catalog!) .

I should be back to my normal blogging now.  I was diagnosed with Stage 1  Breast Cancer in July.  I just had a double mastectomy last week.  (family history)  Great news!  No chemo-all my pathology came back no lymph nodes!  What a relief!  They did find the early signs of pre cancerous cells on the opposite side.  I wanted to share this you or your loved ones to be sure to get those yearly mammograms.  I have been faithful for over 10 years getting mine!  And it saved my life! And now back to stamping!  Best therapy out there! Blessings to all and to the Good Lord Above!

My Scripture: Phil 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!

Happy stampin and Happy Life! Laura