Designer Tin of Cards Project Kit Class

  Who says organization has to be boring? This fun printed tin gives you plenty of room to store the cards that you make from this kit, plus room for more. And just look at these beautiful cards! In this class we will use the Designer Tin of Cards kit to create file tab dividers and 16 cards to store in this striped tin. There are two class options: I will order the kit for you, and you will use my stamp set and inks during class. Register here by April 8 so I will have enough time to order the kits.$32 If you …

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Stylized Birthday for a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Are you wearing green today so you don’t get pinched? I was wondering how in the world that tradition ever got started, so of course I Googled it: “St. Patrick’s revelers thought wearing green made one invisible to leprechauns, fairy creatures who would pinch anyone they could see (anyone not wearing green). People began pinching those who didn’t wear green as a reminder that leprechauns would sneak up and pinch green-abstainers.” So there’s your history lesson for the day. You may think it odd that I’m posting a birthday card today instead of a St. Patrick’s Day card. Two reasons: …

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Enjoy Your Special Day with Dragonfly Dreams

Make this card with the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Dragonfly Dreams. Isn’t that a lovely name for a stamp set? And the images are just as lovely. It’s also available in a bundle with the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits Dies to save 10%! I used it to make today’s card in Flirty Flamingo, Marina Mist, and Whisper White. Here’s what I made: Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Flirty Flamingo card stock (CS) to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″ Marina Mist CS to 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ Whisper White CS to 4″ x 5-1/4″ Stamped with the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set: dragonfly body in …

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Happy Birthday with Big on Birthdays & Watercolor Pencils

Make this pretty birthday card made with the Big On Birthdays stamp set from Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

I made today’s card with the Big On Birthdays stamp set, which is on page 6 of the Occasions catalog. The Happy Birthday stamp I used has a straight, rigid feeling font, and can certainly be used for a more minimalistic, masculine card. However, the pretty and carefree floral image stamped above and below it, and the coloring in the letters, transform it into something quite feminine. And it’s a really simple card to make!   Here’s what I made:   Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Old Olive card stock (CS) to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, and …

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Cheers for New Reverse Words Stamp Set

Reverse Words stamp set, Party Animal DSP & Embellishments, Tangerine Tango, Emerald Envy, Crushed Curry, Pacific Point, Baker's Twine #stampcandy

Stampin’ Up! just released three more Sale-a-bration items! You can see them here. Today’s card features one of them: the Reverse Words stamp set.   Here’s what I made:   Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Tangerine card stock (CS) to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, and scored in half at 4-1/4″ Party Animal Designer Series Paper (DSP) to 5-1/4″ x 4″ Crushed Curry CS to 4-1/2″ x 3-1/4″ Pacific Point CS to 4-3/8″ x 3-1/8″ Whisper White Thick CS to 4-1/4″ x 3″ Stamped with the Reverse Words stamp set: Cheers in Tangerine Tango ink onto the Whisper …

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Birthday Bright Project Kit Class

  Wouldn’t it be great to have birthday cards ready and waiting whenever you need them? Just look at these amazing cards and tags! And it all comes in an adorable box that you can reuse for a gift!     In this class we will use the new Birthday Bright kit to make 12 birthday cards and 12 gift tags. There are two class options: I will order the kit for you, and you will use my stamp set and inks during class. Register here by February 4 so I will have enough time to order the kits.$33 If you already have the …

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Happy Birthday Beetles & Bugs, oh my!

Beetles & Bugs, oh my! This is another stamp set I knew I had to have, without knowing what I would do with it. There are lots of possibilities. You could make something creepy crawly, or something with a pretty nature theme. Since the stamp images include pins, you could even make something scientific. The beetle I used for today’s card is at the bottom right of this picture:   Here’s what I made:     Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Wild Wasabi card stock (CS) to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″ Basic …

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Carousel Birthday Card with a Ferris Wheel

Learn how to make this birthday card with Carousel Birthday stamp set, Cupcakes & Carousels paper, Up & Away Thinlits Dies, Peekaboo Peach, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Bermuda Bay, Very Vanilla, Bermuda Bay 1/8" stitched ribbon #stampcandy

  Before I get to today’s card made with the Carousel Birthday stamp set, I want to announce the winner of the blog candy from Tuesday’s post, which you can see here. There were 13 entries, and the lucky winner of the Basket Bunch bundle is… #5 Caitlin Jones! Congratulations, Caitlin! I’ll get your bundle sent right out to you!     Now on to today’s project. The Carousel Birthday stamp set and the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Series Paper (DSP) are so fun! I really enjoyed making this birthday card. I designed it for a class I recently taught at a …

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Here’s to Another Year of Birthday Bliss

  Welcome to InKing Royalty’s February Blog Hop! Today’s hop is filled with projects inspired by a Birthday Bliss theme.  What fun! When I learned the hop’s theme, I knew I had to make a pop up card with the Balloon Adventures bundle and the Party Animal Designer Series Paper (DSP.)       Stampin’ Up! catalogs are filled with fun, festive and beautiful ways to make birthdays special, and we are excited to share our creations with you today.  We are also excited to welcome guest designer Michelle Last to our team hop this month.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll …

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Floral Boutique Mica Candle Gift

  Today’s project is another in a series of quick, easy, small, inexpensive gifts. The white, unscented candle came from the Dollar Tree (my local store where everything costs $1.)   Here’s what I made:   Here’s how I did it: I cut five 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ pieces of Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper, and glued them to the sides and top of a White Gift Box. I took a length of Whisper White Organza Ribbon and colored it with a Night of Navy Stampin’ Write Marker. I let it dry for a while before tying it around the box. …

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