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

Sweet & Simple Daisy Delight

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I am really addicted to the Daisy Delight Bundle!  You can make so many different cards, scrapbook pages, and 3-D projects!  I made this card for my Sweet & Simple class & Card Class at the Cancer Support Community Center that I hold once a month.  A fellow friend/demonstrator here in Frisco showed me a similar card and I had to make my own twist on it!

First, I punched out a Whisper White daisy with the Daisy Punch and placed it aside. Then I used a 2 7/8″ square of Calypso Coral and placed a dot in the center.

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I took my ruler and measured corner to corner.  It was 4″ so I marked lightly at 2″ and then rotated to measure the opposite corners.  I marked that at 2″ to get me close to perfect center.  This way when I punched it, I could see the center.

When you place the Calypso Coral (with dimensionals on the back) on top of the Whisper White, you create a daisy from the negative space.  I placed the Whisper White Daisy on top rotated to may a fluffy daisy.

I then add the beautiful Calypso Coral  Ombre’ Ribbon and matted the daisy with Basic Gray.  I did use Wink of Stella on the center of the daisy.  I stamped off the solid center with Smoky Slate, then followed with full strength of Smoky Slate.  Then toped it off with the Wink of Stella.

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I love how simple and clean it turned out!  Thanks for stopping by!

july sweet n simple class

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Coloring Embossing Paste

I LOVE the new embossing paste!!  I was playing around with it the other day and wanted to try coloring it!  So easy!  All you need is the Embossing Paste, Spatulas, a re inker, and a tray (o-r silicone mat).

I dropped about a half dollar sized amount onto the tray.  Then I mixed about 4-5 drops of re-inker and mixed well.  I also added Dazzling Diamonds to it, but that was after this card.  Very pretty!  And I just saw someone add scents to the paste!  Scented cards!!

After you mix your paste to your desired color, then you can place your mask/stencil over your surface and spread the paste with the spatula.  I swiped back and forth a few times and then scraped it even on top of the mask.  Carefully pull up and let dry!

TIP: It dries very fast!  Clean your mask and other materials as soon as possible with warm soapy water.  

To make the lemons more realistic, I followed the Daffodil Delight with Versa Mark and Clear Embossing powder.  Then I heat set it.  Layered the lemons with dimensionals and some Linen Thread.  I used this card as our club technique this month!

Don’t forget to get your bonus days coupons!  For every $50 you spend this month, you get a $5 off to use in August emailed to you from Stampin up!

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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??

July Creative Class to GO

Creative Class to Go!

Do you need a class you can do on your time?  Are you needing a creative break?  Love to make cards/stamp?  I have the answer for you!

Here is what is in my personally designed kits:

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) 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.   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:

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

www.lvenvertloh.stampinup.net  Then click on SHOP NOW.

Colorful Seasons Bundle  

Includes the Colorful Seasons stamp set (photopolymer) & Seasonal Layers Thinlits price: $54.00 (plus tax & shipping)  

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! 

* remember photopolymer & clear stamp sets require you to use a clear block and those are sold separately.    Creative Kit Order due no later than July 15th. 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 July.  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.

PDF only: $6.95 via PayPal

Order July 1st so you get the BONUS coupon that starts that day!! 

Delicate Faux Linen

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This was one of the techniques that came to mind when I first saw the Colorful Seasons bundle!  Faux Linen was one of the very first cards I made over 9 years ago!  I am surprised that it’s taken me this long to do that technique again!  We made this card for our stamp club this month!  Super simple!!

  1. Use a neutral or light color card stock for your base.  I used Soft Sky in this photo.
  2. Take a piece of tissue that you use for gift wrapping.  Stamp desired images on it. Then wad it up one to two times and flatten it out. I chose not to stamp on the tissue here.
  3. Use your Tombo Multi Purpose glue and apply to the whole card base using a sponge piece.  (I store mine in a baggie to keep it moist).
  4. Gently use your fingers to lay your tissue down and smooth out most of the wrinkles.  You want some.  (Elmer’s glue works too, but it tears the tissue easily).
  5. Let dry and attach to your card!

I was able to stamp the sentiment directly on it when it was dry.  I also used the Fine Tip Glue pen to attach the branch.  Then I used Glue Dots to adhere the flowers together.  There is a whole piece and a detailed piece to make 3 different flowers.  cherry blossom

I then used a blender pen with Berry Burst to color the centers.  A pearl added the finishing touch!

Hope you enjoued this card as much as I did making it!  LOVE cherry blossoms!  You can order this and other items at my website! Remember to get your loyalty rewards too!  Any order of $150 or more is eligible for host benefits!

Simply Eclectic

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Are you new to stamping?  Here is a great card to try out!  Just a few supplies and you are ready to go!  I made this for my Sweet & Simple class this month!  Love this new Berry Burst color with pops of Lemon Lime Twist!

Here is how to make the card:

  1. Cut 8 1/2″ x 11 card stock in half (8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″);  Whisper White 2 3/4″ x 5 1/2″; scraps of Basic Black, Whisper White.
  2. Ink the water color flower image with Berry Burst & stamp off before adding to the Whisper White card stock. Stamp the flower cluster randomly with Berry Burst ink onto the Berry Burst card stock. Adhere Whisper White piece with water color flowers to card.
  3. Stamp the upright flower out line image with Memento Black Ink. Color with the Berry Burst & Lemon Lime Twist markers. Stamp sentiment of your choice on the Whisper White square.
  4. Cut out Square Stitched Shapes with the Big Shot. Adhere that image to the Basic Black square as a mat. Attach to card using dimensionals. All done!

Simply Eclectic

 

 

 

Product List

Oh So Eclectic Clear-Mount Stamp Set

$23.00
Berry Burst Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50
Berry Burst 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

$6.00
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

$9.00
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

$8.00
Lemon Lime Twist Classic Stampin' Pad

$6.50