PCCCS #106 – Flower Patch Stamp Set

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Guess what! It is time for another challenge from the Paper Craft Crew as we bring you Card Sketch #106. We have another fun Card Sketch for you this week and invite you to come play along – remember, you don't need to have a blog to participate the sample just needs to be posted on your choice of Social Media such as Instagram, Facebook or Pinterest.  We invite you to come play along as this challenge starts today and ends on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 @ 11:55 PM EST.

 

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch

 

Flower Patch Stamp Set

 

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 106 by Pam Staples #papercraftcrew #stampinup #pamstaples #sunnygirlscraps

I really love the way this card turned out!  The card sketch for this weeks challenge is lots of fun and a great way to feature Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper or a great stamp set.  The Paper Craft Crew Design Team has some really great and diverse samples this week.  Hey… Did you know that when you join my Stampin' Up! Team you are automatically welcome to JOIN the Paper Craft Crew Design Team (although you must ASK to join).  

SunnyGirlScraps Tips & Tricks:

  • The angled background features the Gold Soiree SPECIALTY Designer Series Paper.  I really felt that this card sketch is perfect for highlighting the Designer Series Paper.
  • The Gold Soiree SPECIALTY Designer Series Paper Features a Metallic Gold Ink!  I absolutely LOVE the feel of this Specialty Designer Series Paper.
  • When stamping with the Flower Patch Stamp Set, place a piercing mat under the paper you are stamping on for a crisp, clean image.
  • Use the coordinating Flower Fair Framelits to cut out your flower image and then layer the designs for flowers with dimension.
  • The Flower Patch and Flower Fair Framlits can CURRENTLY be purchased as a bundle meaning you save 15% on the two products.  ALSO… Now is a GREAT time to buy a Big Shot with the Stampin' Up! Big Shot Promotion.
  • Use the 1" Square Punch for a quick, easy banner!
  • The Background is created using the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set with Smoky Slate.
  • Consider creating a SQUARE card – yes, they are more expensive to mail – BUT, they are fun to make.
  • Don't forget to add the finishing touches to your card!  On my card, I used the Candy Dots to add a little accent in the upper left corner then one Candy Dot in the center of my card.

Here is this weeks Sketch for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #106!  Go visit the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Blog by clicking HERE and check out the cards created by the other Design Team members.

 

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE!  For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

 

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

 

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

 

MY STAMPIN' UP! PROJECT SUPPLIES LIST.  Please click on product links below for more information or for easy on-line shopping!  

 

 


New Beginnings RemARKables Pinworthy Tour

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Welcome to this months Pinworthy Blog Tour with the RemARKables!  Each month we feature a new theme.  You'll be able to visit our Pinterest Pages to see additional ideas and more that we pin throughout the month so you'll want to make certain to "Like" my Pinterest Page and especially my "RemARKables Pinworthy" board.

I think you'll enjoy this new format and find plenty of inspiration for our current theme –  New Beginnings!  So, welcome to the August 2014 Pinworthy Blog Tour with the RemARKables!

 

Pinworthy Blog Tour

 

New Beginnings

I'm so excited to be sharing some fun projects.  The first project is a Clean and Simple Card featuring the Something for Baby Stamp Set and coordinating Framelits… You'll find that it is a fairly easy card to create but has a simple POP of Color that will just WOW your socks off!  For the second project, I decided to do a FUN 3D project featuring the Fry Box Bigz Die perfect for filling with treats for your childs NEW Teacher as we begin a new school year.  

 

Project #1 –  Rubber Ducky New Beginnings Card

 

New Beginnings Baby Card by Pam Staples, SunnyGirlScraps

The card base is Whisper White cardstock layered with Tempting Turquoise and another layer of Whisper White Cardstock.  The rubber duckies were stamped using Daffodil Delight and then cut out with the coordinating Baby's First Framelits Dies.  Behind the Rubber Duckies, I stamped a background using the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set with the Tempting Turquoise which sets the tone for the Rubber Ducks to be "floating" on water.  For the Banner in the upper Left corner, I used the Banner Banter Stamp Set using Smoky Slate  classic ink then it was punched out using the Banner Punch.  The final touches included adding the "bows" and the punched star to the banner.  The star was stamped using the Daffodil Delight and star image from the Pictogram Punches Stamp Set.

Project #1 Supply List:

Ink:  Smoky Slate (126981); Tempting Turquoise (126952); Daffodil Delight (126944)

Cardstock:  Whisper White (100730); Tempting Turquoise (102067)

Accessories:  Basic Gray Baker's Twine (134587)

Tools:  Big Shot (113439); Banner Punch (133519);  Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (133787); Baby's First Framelits (133735)

Stamp Sets:  Gorgeous Grunge (w: 130514; c: 130517); Pictogram Punches (w: 134261; 134264); Something for Baby (w: 134027; c: 134030)

 

Project #2 - Teacher Treat Fry Box 

 

School Days Fry Box celebrating New Beginnings with the RemARKables created by Pam Staples, Sunnygirlscraps

How great would it be to have your son or daughter bring in a treat for their new teacher and telling them that "You Make the World a better Place?"  Can we say "Teacher's Pet?"   Well, it can at least help the New School year get started on the right foot.  The Fry Box is created using the Fry Box Bigz Die with Crisp Cantaloupe Card Stock.  The stamped image is from the Starburst Sayings Stamp Set using the Tangerine Tango Classic Ink and cut out using the coordinating Framelit.  To add a little extra detail but still keeping it simple, I tied the Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker's Twine around the Fry Box.  This is a QUICK, fun and great Teacher Gift for the new school year.  Now… I would normally use a Cello Bag filled with treats and tied with a cute bow but since I'm traveling I didn't bring those items with me so no treats to share at this time but here is a lake photo of Me holding my Son, Caleb, driving Grandpa's Pontoon boat for you to enjoy…

 

Caleb and Pam Staples boating on 8th Crow Wing Lake, Nevis MN.

 

Project #2 Supply List:

Ink:  Tangerine Tango (126946)

Cardstock:  Whisper White (100730); Crisp Cantaloupe (131298)

Accessories:  Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker's Twine (135639)

Tools:  Big Shot (113439); Fry Box Bigz L Die (132966); Starburst Framelits (132967)

Stamp Sets:  Starburst Sayings (w: 133182; c: 133185)

 

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers!

To continue on with the next blog on the Pinworthy Blog Tour, you'll want to visit Janet Wakeland!  I'm certain you'll enjoy the projects she has to share with you!  To view her blog, you can click on her name or on the Pinworthy Button.

 

Pinworthy Blog Tour

 

Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

Nancy Amato

Melissa Bolinger

Tamra Davis

Connie Diebler

Sherrie Eddleblute

Anne Matasci

Audra Monk

Maria Pane

Andi Potler

Michele Reynolds

Pam Staples – YOU ARE HERE

Janet Wakeland

 


SUOC #103 – Geometric Shapes

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Guess what! It is time for another challenge from Stampin' Up! Only Challenges. The new challenge is lots of fun with our theme being all about Geometric Shapes.  We invite you to come play along as this challenge starts today and ends on August 23rd Midnight EST.

 

SUO Challenge #103

 

Geometric Shapes – Hexagon Hives Thinlit

 

SUOC 103 Geometric Shapes Challenge design team card created by Pam Staples #sunnygirlscraps #stampinup #hexagonhive

 

I've patiently been waiting to use the Hexagon Hive Thinlit for just the right card using a technique where you actually sponge the image then trace an outline with a Stampin' Marker.  This card was lots of fun to make especially as I used the Hexagon Hive thinlit in a non-traditional method.    The Honeycomb Hello stamp set provided the perfect touch for adding the sentiment along with a little whimsy with the bumble bee buzzing around the flower.  

So, here are a few things to keep in mind…

 

SunnyGirlScraps Tips & Tricks:

 

  • Consider stretching your creativity by using a tool in new and creative ways such as what I did with the Hexagon Hive Thinlit.
  • Feel free to mix styles – Here I mixed "Vintage" with "Whimsical" for a fun card.
  • When shopping and purchasing Stampin' Up! products, keep in mind the "Bundled" items!  The Honeycomb Hello Stamp Set and Hexagon Hive Thinlit can be purchased as a Bundle where you receive a 15% discount.
  • Sponge Daubers are great for keeping your hands clean and now Stampin' Up! sells them in smaller packs of 5!  Organizational tip – Label  each individual Sponge Dauber so you know what color you used.

Hope you enjoyed this installment of my SU! Only Challenge Design Team card featuring Geometric Shapes.  It would be totally awesome if you would take the time to PIN my card.  Don't forget to visit the SUO! Challenges Blog to check out the creations from the other Design Team members!

 

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE!  For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

 

Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

MY STAMPIN' UP! PROJECT SUPPLIES LIST.  Please click on product links below for more information or for easy on-line shopping!  
 

 


SUOC #102 – Blendabilities and Favorite New Toys

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Guess what! It is time for another challenge from Stampin' Up! Only Challenges. The new challenge is lots of fun as we feature our "Favorite New Toys."  We invite you to come play along as this challenge starts today and ends on Saturday, August 9th @ 6 AM ET.

 

SUO Challenge #102

 

Favorite New Toys = Blendabilities

(and punch and striped scallop)

 

SUOC 102 featuring Favorite New Toys. Card created by Pam Staples, Sunny Girl Scraps and Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  #stampinup #blendabilities #sunnygirlscraps #pamstaples

 

Ah, yes, I just love the Blendabilities along with a few other great new toys such as the Fun Flower Punch and the Striped Scallop Thinlit.  One of my downline was hanging out and visiting me when I made this card.  She wanted to "See How I Work" when I make a card.  Admittedly, I felt the pressure.  Often when I make a card I have a "vision" in my mind of what I want to create and how I want it to look.  Now, the cards don't always turn out the way I originally visualized but that is just part of the creation process.  

For this card, I started with a Whisper White Cardstock layered with Tempting Turquoise and another layer of Whisper White Cardstock.  The Striped Scallop pattern is also Tempting Turquoise that I cut down to the size that I wanted for my card and it is layered behind a stamped image using the Hardwood Stamp then cut out with an "old favorite" called Apothecary Accents Framelits.  

The finishing touches were to add the two flowers which were stamped using the Beautiful Bunch Stamp Set punched out with another favorite new tool called the Fun Flower Punch.  And… Of course, the flowers were colored with my #1 FAVORITE NEW TOY – Blendabiities - For this card, I used the Melon Mambo Blendabilities and the Calypso Coral Blendabilities both of which will be available on August 1st!

I love how fun this card is with bold colors using the totally AWESOME Blendabilities.  So, I hope you enjoy and PIN my card.   Don't forget to visit the SUO! Challenges Blog to check out the creations from the other Design Team members!

 

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE!  For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

 

Again, I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

 

Now… If you LOVE what you see and have EVER given any thought to becoming a Demonstrator I would LOVE to have you join my team!  The Sunny Craftin' Crew welcomes EVERYONE to join and give it a try.  I am here for you along with my awesome Upline, sideline and other downline members.  We work together to help each other succeed.   SO, do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

 

Don't forget… There are NEW items LISTED every Tuesday for the Weekly Deals…  Click on the "Weekly Deals" Image below to see what is available today!

 

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AND… One more important item!  The Buy 3 Get one FREE Designer Series Paper Special ends on JULY 31st…  NOW is a great time to stock up on your favorite Designer Series Paper.

 

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Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

MY STAMPIN' UP! PROJECT SUPPLIES LIST.  Please click on product links below for more information or for easy on-line shopping!  

 

 

 

 

 


Posted on : Jul 29 2014
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PCCCS102 – #Hello Stamp Set

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Oh, I don't have a lot of time tonight but here is this weeks card I created for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #102 featuring the #Hello Stamp Set.  I can't say it enough, but I LOVE the NEW Stampin' Up! Catalog and this is another one of my favorite stamp sets especially as the 2" Circle Punch matches the stamp set.

SO… Enjoy and hopefully I'll have more time in a day or two to update this blog post.

Paper craft Crew Card Sketch #102 Design Team submission by Pam Staples

 

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE! For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment. I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

 


Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

 

 


Posted on : Jul 16 2014
Posted under Stampin Up |

SUOC #101- Kinda Eclectic Stamp Set

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Welcome back for another challenge from the Stampin' Up! Only Challenges. The new challenge is lots of fun with our theme being Bows, Bows, Bows.  We invite you to come play along as this challenge starts today and ends on July 28, 2014.

 

SUO Challenge #101

 

Kinda Eclectic

 

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I really am in love with the Kinda Eclectic Stamp Set and for this card I paired it with another of my favorite stamp sets called Everything Elanor.  One of my favorite techniques is to stamp one image then overlap a few other stamps while stamping off the ink then I love to overlay various elements for a textured elemental look.  This weeks theme is about Bows, Bows & Bows so I really wanted my bow to be dramatic and a focal point of the card.  The Seam Binding is another of my favorite products and I just LOVE the new colors that are available especially this Calypso Coral Seam Binding Ribbon.

SunnyGirlScraps Tips & Tricks:

  • Don't be afraid to expirement with Bold, Fun colors as seen in this card example.
  • A great way to create interest is to overlap stamped images.
  • Use the Seam Binding Ribbon for unique texture.  In this example, I crumpled up the Seam Binding Ribbon, wrapped it several times then attached the Antique Brad to create a multi-layered bow.

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE!  For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples


Posted on : Jul 14 2014
Posted under Stampin Up |

Summer Fun RemARKables Pinworthy Tour

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Welcome to this months Pinworthy Blog Tour with the RemARKables!  Each month we feature a new theme.  You'll be able to visit our Pinterest Pages to see additional ideas and more that we pin throughout the month so you'll want to make certain to "Like" my Pinterest Page and especially my "RemARKables Pinworthy" board.

I think you'll enjoy this new format and find plenty of inspiration for our current theme –  Summer Fun!  So, welcome to the July 2014 Pinworthy Blog Tour with the RemARKables!

 

Pinworthy Blog Tour

 

Summer Fun

 

I'm so excited to be sharing some fun, Summer themed projects.  Summer is such a fun time spent with family and, for me, it means I'm usually going somewhere.  This year I'm planning a LONG Road-Trip to Minnesota to visit my family.  My son and I will be driving up to Northern Indiana to visit family then making our way to Minnesota for the month of August.  So, my first project is a card that is a reflection of my summer filled with traveling.  Summer also means "Fun, Bright Colors" so both my projects are a reflection of a BRIGHT color scheme.  The second project is a "Summer" banner for our home.  I just love the Canvas Banners and creating themed Home Decor.  

 

Project #1 – Away We Go

 

Remarkables Pinworthy Blog Tour featuring Summer Fun projects.  Handmade Card created by Pam Staples, SunnyGirlScraps.com, featuring the Around the World Stamp Set

 

The card base is Whisper White cardstock layered with Tempting Turquoise cardstock and another layer of Whisper White.  On the top layer of Whisper White, I stamped a background using the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set using Daffodil Delight and Tempting Turquoise.  The Oval is the central focal point of my card and I started by using the Around The World stamp set by stamping the suitcase with Daffodil Delight then the Airplane image with Pumpkin Pie and the camera with Old Olive.  The stamped oval then was attached to the larger Pumpkin Pie oval which I also pierced with the Paper Piercer and Occasions Paper Piercing template.  Next, I attached the three little banners to the card, attached the Essentials Hardware Clip to the oval then layered the oval over the banners.  For this step, I used dimensionals to help the elements POP off the card front so there is some depth of field to the card.  The final touch was adding the "Away We Go" which was stamped in Tempting Turquoise then cut out using the Starburst Framelits.

 

Project #2 - Summer Fun Banner

 

Summer Fun Canvas Banner created by Pam Staples for the Remarkables Summer Fun Pinworthy Blog Tour.

 

This is such a FUN project!  I used the Build A Banner Simply Created Kit which features the 5" x 7" blank canvas paper pennants along with image stencils.  The colors I used are Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler and Tempting Turquoise classic ink to stencil either the stripe, polka dots or chevron image onto the canvas paper pennants.  Another fun feature are all the Pinwheels that I made for the banner.  I was originally thinking of doing flowers on the banner but I live in a household where I'm the only "human" girl and right now my son just LOVES Pinwheels so I thought they would be perfect.  The circles were cut out using my Circle Framelits with the Big Shot then for the "SUMMER" I used my NEW Perfect Print Alphabet Bigz Dies.  I love how the banner turned out and how bright it is as it goes over our fireplace mantel.

 

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment.  I love hearing from all my readers!

To continue on with the next blog on the Pinworthy Blog Tour, you'll want to visit Janet Wakeland!  I'm certain you'll enjoy the projects she has to share with you!  To view her blog, you can click on her name or on the Pinworthy Button.

 

Pinworthy Blog Tour

 

Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

Nancy Amato

Melissa Bolinger

Tamra Davis

Connie Diebler

Sherrie Eddleblute

Anne Matasci

Audra Monk

Maria Pane

Andi Potler

Michele Reynolds

Pam Staples – YOU ARE HERE

Janet Wakeland

 

Project #1 Supply List:

 

 
 
 
 
Project #2 Supply List:

 

 


Blended Bloom In My Thoughts Card

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Today I'm sharing another card I created using the Blended Bloom Stamp Set that I colored with the Stampin' Blendabilities.  SO, I'm really addicted to the Stampin' Blendabilities and the beautiful color from the alcohol markers.  The colors I used – Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie – just explode with vitality and makes the Blended Bloom Stamp Set image POP!  I think you'll enjoy this fun card that I made using the Blended Bloom Stamp Set and don't forget to check out my Stampin' Blendabilities Basic Techniques Video if you haven't watched it yet.  You can find my video's on YouTube by clicking HERE!  

 

Blended Bloom

You're In My Thoughts Card

 

Blended Bloom with Stampin' Blendabilities

 

As you look at the finished card, notice the contrast and how the blended blooms stand out.  The card base is Whisper White layered with Basic Black and then the colored Blended Bloom layer.  To simply finish off the card, I added the "flag" with a sentiment.  Simplelicity kept by only adding the sentiment while creating a very elegant card.

Quick Tip… TO create the "flag ends" on the sentiment, I use the 1" Square Punch!

 

To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE! For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment. I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!


Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

 


Posted on : Jul 10 2014
Posted under Stampin Up |

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 101 – Perfect Blend Stamp Set

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The Perfect Blend Stamp Set continues to be one of my favorite stamp sets and I love that it works great with the Stampin' Blendabilities!  I also find inspiration from the current season along with using card sketches and, of course, I LOVE the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch (maybe because I'm the one that creates the sketches!)…  So, now that we are enjoying the HEAT of July, I've pulled out some of my favorite BRIGHT Colors to go along with the Perfect Blend Stamp Set.  This card is a combination of all things that I love – Summer, Coffee (OK, I prefer Iced Coffee with lots of extras), COLOR and the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketches!

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #101

 

Perfect Blend Stamp Set

 

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Here is this weeks Card Sketch #101 with the Paper Craft Crew.  We would love to have you come play along and share your creation based on the inspiration of this Card Sketch.  To help you out, go and visit our blog to view the submissions by the other Design Team Members by clicking HERE.

Sunny Girl Scraps Tips, Tricks and More…

  • Off-setting…  You'll notice on my card that I've slightly off-centered the circle element then taken the rectangular sentiment and placed it at an angle along with slightly higher than the circle.  What this does is help draw the viewers eye into the project and subject of the card.  When placing your elements, think about how you can keep your elements flowing from one focal point to another.  On my card, I start with the sentiment then down to the bottom elements with the arrow over to the coffee cup!  OR… you could start with the coffee cup, then the sentiment over to the elemental details to see how each element draws your eye from one section to another.
  • Color!  Don't be afraid to use bright colors on your project or colors you wouldn't normally put together.  I love how the Pumpkin Pie and the Tempting Turquoise work together to create a bright, fun and very summery card.
  • Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 101 with the Perfect Blend Stamp Set featuring the use of dimension.Dimension!  The Stampin' Dimensionals are one of my favorite "tools" to use with paper crafting.  With the Stampin' Dimensionals, an individual can create a nice "depth of field" on a project which helps your elements POP off the card.  It took me a while to discover truly how wonderful Dimensionals are on a card and now I use them all the time!  On your next card, try to use some dimensionals to bring a little "POP" and depth of field to your card.  I think you'll discover that you really love the 3-Dimensional feel of your card.
  • Layers…  Another way to add dimension and depth to your handmade cards is to create a "color" barrier by using the Stampin' Up! cardstock as a layer behind an element.  Notice how I have a Tempting Turquoise circle layered behind the Perfect Blend Stamp Set then I have a layer of Pumpkin Pie behind the sentiment!  What do you think?  By adding these layers, the elements are more clearly seen by the eye since it separates the elements from the Designer Series Paper background.
  • 1/4" Cotton Ribbon Highlight – I really want to share with you how much I LOVE the 1/4" Cotton Ribbon.  This ribbon is so luxurious.  I find that it is very easy to work with and to use on projects.  The 1/4" Cotton Ribbon is quickly becoming a favorite go-to ribbon for me and I KNOW you'll love it as well.

Now, don't forget to checkout the select Stampin' Blendabilities that are now available for purchase!  

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Oh, and you'll want to check out this awesome deal and pick up some of your favorite Designer Series Paper now available in the NEW 2014-2015 Stampin' Up! Catalog!

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Finally, here are the WEEKLY deals that are available.  Don't WALK but RUN to my 24/7 – 365 Day Stampin' Store and pick up some new supplies.

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Oh… I almost forgot!  Stampin' Up! RELEASED 3 NEW and totally awesome Stamp Sets today.  There are two wonderful Holiday Themed stamps sets perfect for getting started on your Holiday Cards and a very Cute "Boy" theme stamp set.  

Click HERE for these NEW RELEASES!

 

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To purchase the products to created this fun and beautiful project, visit my 24/7 Stampin’ Up! store by clicking HERE! For your convenience, you can find the supply list with product numbers listed at the end of this post.

I invite you to pin any of my creations to Pinterest and to share your thoughts or questions by leaving me a comment. I love hearing from all my readers – word of mouth is one of the greatest forms of flattery.

Do you enjoy making similar handcrafted items? Not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator? DO you enjoy FREE products? Join Stampin’ Up! and my Sunny Crafting Crew now. It is a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. To sign up as a demonstrator and join my team, click HERE!

 


Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

 
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Posted on : Jul 09 2014
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Blended Bloom Stamp Set with a Pumpkin Pie Explosion

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Today I'm sharing the card I created using the Blended Bloom Stamp Set that I colored with the Stampin' Blendabilities in the video from yesterday.  I really love using the Stampin' Blendabilities and the vibrant color achieved with alcohol based markers.  The Pumpkin Pie just explodes with vitality and makes the Blended Bloom Stamp Set image POP!  I think you'll enjoy this fun card that I made using the Blended Bloom Stamp Set and don't forget to check out my Stampin' Blendabilities Basic Techniques Video if you haven't watched it yet.  You can find my video's on YouTube by clicking HERE!  

 

Blended Bloom Just Because Card

 

Blended Bloom with Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blendabilities

 

As you look at the finished card, notice the contrast and how the blended bloom really stands out.  The card base is Very Vanilla layered with Basic Black and Typset Specialty Designer Series Paper.  I attached a piece of Pumpkin Pie 1/4" Cotton Ribbon then did an overlay of the Venetian Crochet Trim then tied a bow using both of the ribbons.  The Blended Bloom image which I colored with the Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blendabilities is placed so it overlaps the ribbon.  For a touch of vintage, I added an Antique Brad then the sentiment.  The card is really fairly simple but has a nice pop of color.

 

Blended Bloom PP001Quick Tip… TO create the "flag ends" on the sentiment, I use the 1" Square Punch!

 

Now, come back tomorrow as I share my card for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #101!

 

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Sunny Stampin’ & Scrappin’!

Pam Staples

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