Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Bundle & Save - Blog Hop



Welcome! Welcome! So Excited to be blogging with these cute gals again! We are featuring some awesome bundle and save items this month! When you buy items in a bundle you save an additional 15% off! WOW!

Today, I'm sharing some creations from the Starburst Bundle  (found on page 117 of the annual catalog). There are soooo many cute projects made with this bundle! It has become one of my favs!

For my first project I thought it would be fun to get you all in the spirit of 4th of july! 

Oh, Happy Day! Celebrate Freedom Card


....a little closer look


...on the inside




Stamps
Starburst Sayings - 133185 pg. 117
Framelits, Embosslits, Dies, Punches, and Embossing
Starbursts Framelits - 132967 - pg. 231
*New* Little Pieces Embosslits - 133733 pg. 229
*New* Little Letters - 133730 - pg. 228
Chevron Border Pumch - 132154 - pg. 222
Arrows Embossing Folder - 132187 - pg. 226
Papers and Cardstocks
Very Vanilla Cardstock - 101650 - pg. 183
Real Red Cardstock - 102482 - pg. 180
Night of Navy Cardstock - 100867 - pg. 182
Backgrounds Designer Series Paper pg.185
                       Brights - 130134
                       Regals  - 130139
Ink
Real Red Pad - 126949 - pg. 180
Night of Navy - 126970 - pg. 182
Real Red Marker - 100052 - pg. 180
Night of Navy Marker - 100069 - pg. 182
Accessories
Rhinestone Basic Jewels - 119246 - pg. 209
Tools & Other Supplies
Big Shot Die-Cutting - 113439 - pg. 215
Stampin' Trimmer - 126889 - pg. 216
Tiny Wave Rotary Cutting Blade - 129409 - pg. 217
Paper Snips - 103579 - pg. 215
Stamping Sponge - 101610 - pg. 210
Stampin; Dimensionals - 104430 - pg.204
*New* - Fast Fuse Adhesive - 129026 pg. 204 - This is the amazing sticky strip in a dispenser. Love it!


My next project I made for a quarterly shoebox swap that one of my BFF's and upline, Cheryl Curtis, invited me too. I met a lot of talented ladies! I can't wait for the next swap! It was so much FUN!


....from the side


Stamps
Starburst Sayings - 133185 pg. 117
Positively Chevron - 130499 - pg. 175
Framelits, Embosslits, Dies, Punches, and Embossing
Starburst Framelits - 132967 - pg. 231
Designer Rosette Bigz XL - 125594 - pg. 233
Arrows Embossing Folder - 132187 - pg. 226
Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder - 132174 - 226
Chevron Embossing Folder - 127749 - pg. 226
Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder - 117335 - pg. 226
1" Circle Punch - 119868 - pg. 221
Papers and Cardstocks
Very Vanilla Cardstock - 101650 - pg. 183
Rich Razzleberry Cardstock - 115316 - pg. 180
Calypso Coral Cardstock - 122925 - pg. 181
Coastal Cabana Cardstock - 131297 - pg. 179
Basic Gray Cardstock - 121044 - pg. 183
Ink
Rich Razzleberry Pad -  126950 - pg. 180
Coastal Cabana Pad - 131175 - pg. 179
Calypso Coral Pad - 126983 - pg. 181
Accessories
1/8" Mini Brads - 122941 - pg. 209
Coastal Cabana Thick Baker's Twine - 135638 - pg. 207
Tools & Other Supplies
Big Shot Die-Cutting - 113439 - pg. 215
Paper Snips - 103579 - pg. 215
Stampin; Dimensionals - 104430 - pg.204
*New* - Fast Fuse Adhesive - 129026 pg. 204 - This is the amazing sticky strip in a dispenser. Love it!
Hot Glue Gun

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Monday, June 2, 2014

New Catalog - Blog Hop


Hello! I guess you could say, I've been on a very long crafting and blogging hiatus!  It has been hard since this  is a much needed outlet for me! I'm really looking forward to joining a group of creative friends doing a monthly blog hop. It will give me an excuse to create something new and blog about it too. Woot! Woot!

Inspiration makes me giddy, leaving me feeling refreshed and excited! Sometimes it is the photos you take, the projects you make, or even sharing about your day. I hope you will find some of that here to make your day a little brighter and inspired! Now, let's get to the good stuff...


For my first project, I am featuring some really exciting products...Psst... some of them are from the new catalog...which you can order from TODAY!!!! WOOT!!! WOOT!!! Okay, I might use that word a lot, but it's really exciting stuff!!!

 So here's the project....


Waalaaa! 

Part 2 - Here is a comparison with the stamp image...


and here is a close up....



List of products, Item numbers, and annual catalog page numbers where you can find the items I used for this project:

Stamps
Blended Bloom - 135906 - pg. 167
Lots of thanks - 129690 - pg. 150
Die Cutting
Apothecary Accents - 127003 - pg. 230
Paper 
Very Vanilla Cardstock - 101650 - pg. 183
Fancy Foil Designer Vellum - 133363 - pg. 193
Blackberry Bliss Cardstock - 133675 - pg. 179 
                       or
***Highly Recommend*** - 2014-2015 In Colors Cardstock and Pad Kit - 133673 - pg. 179
Ink
*New* - Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Pad - 133642 - pg. 179
*New* - Blackberry Bliss Marker (Stampin' Write Markers) - 133654 - pg. 179
VersaMark Pad - 102283 - pg. 210
Accessories
Blackberry Bliss 3/8" Stitched Ribbon - 133668 - pg. 207
OH MY MY!!! THIS RIBBON IS ADDICTING! It adds so much to your projects and a very easy handling ribbon, no fuss. I love that!
Gold Embossing Powder - 109129 - pg. 213
Tools
Big Shot Die-Cutting - 113439 - pg. 215
Paper Snips - 103579 - pg. 215
Stamping Sponge - 101610 - pg. 210
*New* - Fast Fuse Adhesive - 129026 pg. 204 - This is the amazing sticky strip in a dispenser. Love it!
Sticky Strip - 104294 - pg. 204
Embossing Heat Tool - 129053 - pg. 213
Embossing Buddy - 103083 - pg. 213
E-Cutter - to cut pillow box


So this is the part where my sweet husband brought me warm homemade cookies and milk. Seriously! They were amazing, only problem... my laptop decided it wanted my milk more than I did! Yep! Sniff! Sniff! All of my pictures and items to finish out my blog post... on the laptop. Sigh! So we have scheduled an appoinment with the computer doctor and I'm crossing my fingers that we can save it! I will keep you posted! If it survives, I will have more pictures to post later! Feeling lucky that it saved the first picture for you, otherwise, it would be a really sad morning. Well... it's still a little sad...but I'm trying to be optimistic! Part 2 - My Husband and the computer doctor saved the day!!! Yay!!! Computer is not doing so hot but they were able to back up my work from the last few days! Woot! Woot! LOL! 


For my second project, I am really excited to show you one of the new MDS Project Life Kits. Oh my filled with goodness! These kits have so many options and things you can do to make really FUN digital projects or even print parts to add to your handmade cards, etc. 

Here is an invite I made! Of course, for safety purposes I have changed the "real" address of the event but you get the idea. Hope you enjoy!




I've included a little sample of some of the designs and cards from the kit I used to make my invite. If you click on the image, it will take you to all the Project Life MDS items available. 



I hope you all have a wonderful day! Please let me know what you think about the projects!


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