Birthday · Masculine · Techniques

No Line Watercolor

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I saw the Better with You stamp set in the new Annual Catalog, and I had to give no line water coloring a try! I was having a hard time deciding on a color scheme and my friend suggested the mad bluebird!

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Photo Courtesy of Stephen L Tabone

I had never heard of them before and he was so cute!!  My water coloring wasn’t exactly no line, but I love how it turned out!

It’s super easy to create!  This will be the technique for club this month!

  1. Use a light color to stamp the image you want to color.  I used Sahara Sand.
  2. Use your aqua painter & ink refills to create the watercolor images
  3. If you want darker shading, wait for the first layer to dry completely.
  4. I did use a Stampin’ Write marker tip to define his eye and beak.
  5. I completed the look with a pearl colored with a black sharpie.

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The background of the Balmy Blue is the new Subtle Dynamic Embossing folder!  It turns your card stock into textured in a flash!

Don’t forget to stock up on your Designer Series Paper!!  Buy 3 – get 1 free! Click on show me the paper for a quick run through of all the great patterns!  Then go to Laura’s Online Store to get yours!

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Birthday · Promotions · simple cards

Simple Garden

Do you need to make several birthday cards at one time?  Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Paper is perfect for bright colors, beautiful designs, color combinations, and great graphics!  I chose the Garden Impressions DSP 6×6 pack for this card!  The colors in this DSP pack are just fun and playful!  The concept designers are always on point with their color selections and use of spacing!

I cut the paper to 3″x4″ and used Shaded Spruce 3 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ as a mat color. I stamped the sentiment with Shaded Spruce on Whisper White and ran it through the Big Shot.  I used the Stitched Shapes to give it extra texture.  I used the Petal Pink Glimmer ribbon to wrap around the DSP/mat piece. Then I used Dimensionals to pop it up.

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I love the new Pearlized Doilies!  They add that elegant touch with the intricate details and the pearlized white!

NOW!!! This is HUGE!  Starting TOMORROW July 1st

Ink pad promotion

And then this>>>> Buy 3, get 1 FREE on select DSP

Buy 3, get 1 FREE DSP

Item Description Page Price (USD)
146338 Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00
146284 Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00
146921 Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00
146902 Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00
146897 Best Route Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00
146913 Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00
146331 Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper 190 $11.00
146289 Garden Impressions 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00
146916 Tropical Escape 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00
144177 Wood Textures 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper 191 $11.00

So, the starter kit is only $99 plus your local tax.  Then you get to choose $125 in any current product!  Choose the DSP special plus stamps to get to $125

BUT you still get to choose a FREE Color family!  That is worth $67.50!!  Just over $200 of product for $99!!!  And you will get the following perks:

Save:

Great starter kit option

Ongoing 20% off discount

Purchase Rewards

Earn:

20% commission on sales with opportunity to earn more

Build your own business

Earn rewards

Business training and support

Connect:

Make new friends

Creative community

Attend events

Paper crafting ideas

Pre order privileges

Join the Laura’s Creative Corner team today!  We have quarterly team gathering to celebrate milestones, see new products, create, and have fun! Even if you are in another state, we skype/facetime our gatherings! We also have a private Facebook page to share our projects, files, new, and just connect!  What are you waiting for? Take it for a test drive.

www.Lvenvertloh.stampinup.net      then Join The Fun!

Happy Stampin’

Laura

 

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!

 

 

 

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!

Look at what you can order Starting May 1st!!! New products too!IMG_0011

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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

 

Birthday · Cute cards · Promotions

Basket of Berries

Fruit Basket is one of those stamp sets that I passed by in the Occasions Catalog and then I started seeing a ton of super cute cards made with it!  And then, one of my customers ordered the Tutti-Fruiti DSP pack!  I HAD to get the whole suite after that!  The suite includes the Itty Bitty Fruit Punch Pack, Lemon Lime Twist 3/8″ Mini Striped Ribbon, Adhesive Backed Sequins, DSP, and Washi tape!  There is a set of Tutti-Fruiti Stampin’ Spots too!

The Sale a Bration Basket Weave Dynamic Embossing folder is carrying over to the NEW catalog!!! So, I whipped this card up!  I started by stamping some berries and then embossing with Silver Embossing powder over them to make the basket!  Then, I stamped & punched out some berried to layer on top. I added some DSP and a Lemon Lime Twist banner for the sentiment!  All done!  I love how it turned out!

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You may have heard the news, but in case you haven’t: the NEW catalog will have NEW colors!

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I will post some teasers of new colors when my pre order arrives!!!  I can’t wait!  But I highly encourage you to stock up on re-inkers, markers, paper, and stamp pads now!

I have set up April’s hostess code B9SXQTFB that you can use on Laura’s Website at check out!  It will ship to you before I close out the order!  IF you are new customer and would like a catalog, let me know too!