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How to Use Your Dies as a Stencil

After the past two weeks, I am so ready for Spring here in Texas! I have lived here all of my life, and I have never seen the whole state get clobbered by snow and ice, much less have the power grid fail! We were lucky and only lost power. We were able to stay with a family member until the power was restored. No pipes or water issues, BUT we didn’t have internet for over a week. It’s so hard to type a blog on a tiny phone screen! 🙂 Enough of that, let’s check out this card I made for club last month.

The Simply Succulents Bundle was the 2nd on my wish list (those Hydrangeas are sooooo gorgeous, so that was my 1st). I also ordered the Blending Brushes that were just sitting on my desk begging for ink! This is what I came up with! I love how the colors contrast against the white space of the stenciled image.

All you have to do is cut out a stencil using the large die from the Potted Succulents dies with Basic White cardstock. (Really any color works, but I am using the colored stencil for another card!-BONUS) I did place some washi tap on the edges so it would not move too much while I was using the Blending Brushes. These Brushes are SOOOOO SOFT! I almost want one for an emotional support tool! You just swirl in the ink color of your choice and then swipe in a circular motion on your surface. They wash out with little effort! I used Rococo Rose, Mint Macaron, Soft Seafoam, and Rich Razzleberry to make the colors blend and resemble succulents.

To complete the card, I just stamped on coordinating cardstock colors and cut them out using the rest of the Potted Succulents dies. I wanted a soft focal point behind the cut outs that wouldn’t compete too much with the gorgeous background. The Stitched Shaped dies are a must, I use them all the time! I used Vellum Cardstock with the Circle to make the soft back drop.

The Butterfly Brilliance Bundle is now available for customers to order today!! And it’s my Creative Kit of the month too! I just love the colors they chose for the Butterfly Bijou 6×6 DSP paper! BUT it’s while supplies last-so grab yours today!!!

*March 2021 Creative Kit designed by Laura Venvertloh: Hurry while kits last!  When you order the NEW Butterfly Bouquet, you will receive supplies to make 6 cards & envelopes mailed to you from ME!! (3 designs, 2 of each).
Ink Colors that will coordinate for this month will be: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Just Jade, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Mint Macaron, and Black.  
What you need to do to get the fantastic kit is click the button below. It has a link with the host code to alert me that you want the FREE kit with your order.

You may want to grab that stunning 156824 Butterfly Bijou 6×6 DSP!  It’s only available with this promotion! You can also add any items you may not have on hand.
All the consumable items will be included with your creative kit mailed from me! I will email your tracking number once mailed.

  You just need the inks, adhesive, and your Butterfly Brilliance bundle that Stampin’ Up! will mail to you!  A PDF with pictures and measurements will be emailed to you after purchase!   (FREE kit is only available addresses in the United States)

Product List

Simply Succulents Bundle
$54.75
Simply Succulents Cling Stamp Set
$22.00
Potted Succulents Dies
$39.00
Stitched Shapes Dies
$30.00
Blending Brushes
$12.00
Mint Macaron 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Rich Razzleberry 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
$8.25
Rococo Rose 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Pear Pizzazz 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Smoky Slate 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Vellum 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$10.00
Soft Sea Foam 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Rococo Rose Classic Stampin’ Pad
$7.50
Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Basic Gray Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Mint Macaron Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Soft Sea Foam Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush
$8.00
Metallic Pearls
$7.00
3/16" (1 Cm) Braided Linen Trim
$7.00
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Who wants extra savings??

Stock up on stamp sets at a stellar price! For one day only, you  can purchase select cling and photopolymer stamp sets at a 15% discount. This short, stamp-tacular sale only happens once a year—you won’t want to miss out on these super savings! 

If you would like to order a few items: please use the host code 3JUV6S9J at check out. **If your order is over $150-please start your own order so you can reap the host rewards too!

There are 8 days left to join Stampin’ Up! with the Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion!! I am telling you-I wish I could sign back up for this one! Our team and I are here to cheer you on and help you support your hobby or turn it into part-time extra income!  If you rather sign and just be a hobby demonstrator, that is fine too! IF you sign up during the 24 hour sale-you can get even more! You can choose the sets on sale as part of your kit!

  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 USA, new demonstrators choose $125 USD-worth of products) new demonstrators will also receive enough cardstock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set—all for their first event.
  • 8 packs of precut cardstock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut cardstock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes). The new recruit can choose what samples to replicate and how to distribute the packs to their customers.
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.


Perks:

  • The generous demonstrator discount (20-25 percent).
  • Flexibility in setting your own hours and working from home.
  • Support from creative resources like a demonstrator website filled with training, Stampin’ Connection, and Demonstrator Business Web Services.
  • Beautiful, exclusive artwork and high-quality products for you and your customers.
  • A low-cost, high-value Starter Kit.
  • Opportunities to see and purchase new Stampin’ Up! products first.
  • The Quick Start program, where you can earn FREE products. 
  • Stampin’ Up! events, where you stamp, learn, and have a blast with your fellow Stampin’ Up! lovers!
  • A worldwide stamping family!
  • Just enjoy the discount as a hobby demonstrator!  

Visit my site to shop or sign up today! 

God bless and stay safe!

Laura

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Ornate Daisy

Adjusting to this new norm is definitely a challenge for all of us. I have been holding on the silver linings in each day. When I go for a walk, I am noticing more people biking, walking, and gardening!  And I LOVE spring-so I am taking a lot of pictures of flowers blooming!  It’s a message from above to keep the faith-renewal and rebirth is coming!  So, stay positive! It’s okay to not be okay too!  Just don’t stay there-let it out and then count your blessings!

If you are like me, you can go create in your craft space and just loose track of time! Stampin’ Up! just released the Ornate Garden Suite for customers to order this month! As a demonstrator, we were able to order it as a pre-order item. It is amazing! The whole suite is worth purchasing, but you can also order ala cart! I have created several items with this already! This one is my favorite so far!

I stamped the single daisy and colored it with a Blender Pen and some ink off of the lid of the ink pads. I did use some Memento Black to shade the daisy for more depth. I love the Night of Navy, Whisper White, and Daffodil Delight colors together for daisies!! It just screams spring! I used a proportionate sized border from the Ornate Borders Dies and ran a piece of Night of Navy through die cutting machine. The Ornate Floral 3-D embossing is just gorgeous! I used a piece of Daffodil Delight to make a pop of color behind the daisy. The DSP is from the Painted Poppies pack. I wanted to add some Old Olive and a simple pattern.

I finished this card with a Linen Thread bow, some Wink of Stella Clear, and a small sentiment. I used one of the smaller dies in the Nesting Dies to cut it out.

Please stay safe and healthy!

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