Cute cards · Thank you

Impressed by Abstract Impressions

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I finally was able to play with some of my new goodies at our retreat a couple weeks ago!  This card was one of the 3 projects our stamp club made!  If features a new color, Soft Sea Foam, as well as Abstract Impressions stamp set!  It makes the most beautiful floral cards!  The DSP is from the new Garden Impressions 6×6 pack, which coordinates with the Metallic Ribbon Combo.  The combo has the new Shaded Spruce color and Petal Pink that both have glimmer weaved in each.

Did you notice the stitching?  It came from the new Stitched Labels Framelits!!  There are so many fun shapes that include stitching that add that special texture to your creations!  final-15

I love the deep, rich color of the Shaded Spruce and Blueberry Bushel!  The color on the pad case just doesn’t do it justice!  The flowers were made with 3 colors: first was Blushing Bride, then Calypso Coral, and lastly, Melon Mambo.   I did finish it off with some Wink of Stella!

June also marks the Creative Class To Go’s return!!  I am almost done typing it up and it’s a great set of cards!  It features the new Lily Pad Lake bundle!  Look out for details on how to get your FREE card kit June 1st!

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Stampin’ Hugs,

Laura

 

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Birthday · Cute cards · Punch Art

Lemonade!!

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How fun are lemons when it starts to feel like summer??  We made this card for my Stamp a Stack of cards a few weeks ago.  This card is simple to make with the Lemon Zest stamp set and coordinating Lemon Punch!  The lemons have the thick black and white striped paper from the Petal Passion DSP (that is retiring! -sniffle!) that anchors the main images.  Then the petals and lemons were stamped with Old Olive and Daffodil Delight.  To create depth, we used dimensionals.

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Next, we wrapped Whisper White Baker’s Twine around the Whisper White piece of paper.  To finish the card, we added Basic Rhinestones and a bright Lemon Lime Twist card base!

Such a fun card for a birthday-and uni-sex too!

Can you believe the NEW Idea Book and Catalog is going to be live in 10 days??? Do you need a catalog?  You can’t wait?? Then check out the Share What You Love bundles!! It’s an early release option for those who are itching to get their hands on new Stampin’ Up! products!

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Creative Kits to Go will be back for June!! Stay tuned on how to get a FREE card kit with purchase each month!  It’s like a class in your home-and I am there virtually!

 

 

 

Kits · Promotions · Thank you

Love What You Do-always!

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Wow, it’s been a little bit since I posted!  Life has been a little hectic lately!  But I am at my craft retreat recharging my creative mojo!  I made this card for my All Occasion Stamp a Stack of cards last month!  It features items that you can buy as a sneak peek bundle this month!  (details to follow!)

Grapefruit Grove is my favorite new In Color for this year!!  It mixes so well with the Mint Macaron and Blackberry Bliss! (soooo happy these colors are back) There are two stamps that can be used to fill your flower blooms in this set.  I used the smaller one and stamped one at full strength and then followed with a stamped off image.  I added some Wink of Stella too!

I used the Mint Macaron for color on color to create more depth.  Then I added a small strip of Blackberry Bliss with some Linen Thread for more texture and grounding. To create the border on the Love What You Do DSP, I used the Decorative Ribbon Border punch and turned it to the scalloped side for a subtle accent.

If you would like to order a bundle for the Share What You Love, you can visit my Stampin’ Up Website and order today!  Use the hostess code AKBCENU7 at check out!  You will be rewarded with a gift from me (mailed separate) for ordering through my site! (be sure to allow me to contact so I have your address) I also have a Loyalty Rewards program too! Please note the “Gotta Have It All” bundle….it cost’s $127.50.  You can sign up on my team for $99 (plus your local tax) and choose $125 of product.  So, you could choose this bundle and get it for less!  AND have a 20% discount on all other purchases/sales! (plus you get recognition, new friends, our private FB page, and purchase rewards!) Plus, I send all my new team members exclusive gifts from me!

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Stampin’ Hugs,

Laura V.

 

Birthday · Cute cards · Promotions

Pink Petals

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There is a beautiful pack of Designers Series Paper (DSP) in the Occasions Catalog!  Petal Passion!  It’s all black and white, but you can use all sorts of techniques to create gorgeous cards!  I made this one for a dear friend’s birthday earlier this month!  They are easy to color with Blends (like the one above), color with the Sponge Brayer & Ink, and even your Stampin’ Write Markers!

You know I had to add Wink of Stella to the blossoms!  You can make 6 cards per sheet of DSP!  And the pack has 12 sheets (2 of each of the 6 designs) You can’t go wrong!  Just throw a sentiment and some ribbon, and your done!

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Also, I am so close to my monthly goal! I am just $85 away! I have a hostess code for anyone who would like to help out and it will ship to you when using the code!  There are a lot of great framelits on sale in the clearance section as well as the retiring lists! I will send you a thank you gift too for helping out! Create an account or log in.
Hostess code @ check out: B9SXQTFB
www.lvenvertloh.stampinup.net
Check out just a few of the Clearance Rack items!!

Happy Stampin’!

Laura

 

Birthday · Promotions

Colorful Birthday

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The Picture Perfect Party Suite has been one of my favorites from the Occasions Catalog! There is still a month left that you can purchase the wonderful products from this suite and the whole catalog!

I made this card for another SWAP for Stampin’ Up’s OnStage earlier this month.  I love how the colors pop and celebrate your recipient’s big day!  For the candles, I stamped off the solid image and used full strength ink for the patterns.  Next, I used the new Stamparatus to line up the Happy Birthday going down the side! Then I ran the Berry Burst strip of paper through the Big Shot with the Sequins Dynamic Embossing Folder. This was followed by the Myth & Magic glimmer paper, the Picture Perfect Party DSP pack, and some  Silver Baker’s Twine!NNJD1280

There are a lot of new products coming June 1st!  But there are some great deals on the My Website’s Clearance Rack, the Retiring List, and the Paper Pumpkin refill clean out!

Here is the April Hostess Code B9SXQTFB. IF you are ordering $150 or more, you don’t need to use the code.  Reap those hostess benefits! Grab your friends and place an order together too!  So many great deals and some products are already selling out!

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Cute cards · Thank you

Sweet Tulips

I will truly miss the Tranquil Tulips hostess set!! It was a popular set with my girls this past year! The two step Stampin makes the final product so realistic! I made this card for one of my SWAPS for On Stage the other week.  I loved it so much that I am using it for the Sweet & Simple cards too!

Sahara Sand paired with the Pinewood Plank Embossing Folder created that Greige color that is so popular right now!  I stamped off the more solid petal and full strength with the detailed part of the petals.  There is Wink of Stella on the pistils too!

Be sure to stock up on your favorite colors while they last!  There are several DSP packs that are SOLD OUT!  Delightful Daisy, Coffee Break, Petal Garden, A Whole Lot of Lovely, Fast Fuse refill/full; Pansy Punch, and Fluttering Embossing Folder!

And I added links to the retired list for both the Occasions Catalog and the Annual Catalog 2017-2018!  You can have it shipped to you even if you are not local to me!

Here is the April Hostess Code B9SXQTFB!  Happy Stampin’! 

 

Birthday · Promotions · Punch Art · Techniques

Petal Garden Quilt

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I have always admired people who make quilts!  I have even thought of trying to make one.  But, I need another hobby like a hole in my head! Giggle!!  So, I decided to use the Tailored Tag Punch to make my panels and then I glued the pieces down in a semi-random pattern.  I trimmed off the excess and then ran it through the Big Shot with the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder.

To add extra detail to the sentiment, I used my Rich Razzleberry Marker to make faux stitches.  A little ribbon and it was done (with no Wink of Stella!!)  Shocker!  This is the technique card for stamp club this month.

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Be sure to get your retiring colors before they are gone!  And I added links to the retired list for both the Occasions Catalog and the Annual Catalog 2017-2018!  You can have it shipped to you even if you are not local to me!

Here is the April Hostess Code B9SXQTFB!  Happy Stampin’! 

www.lvenvertloh.stampinup.net

Laura