Stampin’ Up! Made a BIG Announcement Today!

15 Apr

For all of you scrapbookers, this is big!  And for all of you “wannabe” scrapbookers, this is big!  Scrapbooking is now not only going to be color coordinated with high quality Stampin’ Up! products, but it is going to be easier and less time consuming because Stampin’ Up! is partnering with Project Life!  For those of you who don’t know, Project Life is a wonderfully simple system to make your scrapbooking a snap!  Check out the video below and stay tuned for all the updates and information on what will be available to you on May 1st!!!!!

17 Mar

It’s so simple to make the Five-way flower stamp look great.  This is a simple card using the Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper which is free with your $50 purchase until March 31st.

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Gift Card Holder Box

11 Mar

Here’s a fun way to give a gift card.  To get all the directions, just download them from below.

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TUTORIAL

Oh Happy Day!

5 Mar

g2I’ve really just begun using the hexagon hive thinlits die.  It creates a wonderful backdrop.  With this card, I actually cut the hexagon hive twice, once using black card stock and once using the Kaleidoscope designer series paper.  It’s really very easy to do.  But one big heads up….ALWAYS USE A LAYER OF WAXED PAPER WHEN CUTTING WITH THE HEXAGON HIVE THINLIT!.  By putting the waxed paper between the die and the card stock you will save yourself a lot of headaches!

Stamp Set:  Starburst Sayings (Clear #133185, Wood #133182)Big Shot:  Starburst Framelits Dies (#132967)
Hexagon Hive Thinlit (#132965)
Designer Series Paper:  Kaleidoscope (#132995)

Sale-a-Bration Card with a Banner Twist

4 Mar

2photo 1So what do you do when you want to use a number of fun toys all at once?  You put them all on the same card of course!  I ended up loving this card by the time I was finished with it.  The banner framelit actually goes over both the front and back of the card.  I’ve prepared a written tutorial complete with pictures for your convenience.  Just click the link below.

Card Tutorial

I’ve Finally Entered Social Media

3 Mar

I’m happy to announce that thanks to today’s snow day (I can’t believe we had another one), I’ve finally entered the realm of social media with my stamping…Facebook to be specific.  I’d love it if all of you would like to join me there as well, if you haven’t already.  To get to the page, just search Kathy’s Stamping World on Facebook.  If you’re so inclined, you can like the page as well!  I’ll be sharing different things over there so you won’t want to miss it.

 

 

Stipple Flower Die

2 Mar

I’m always amazed at just how elegant cards turn out when using the lattice die.  This card is very simple once you get the hang of making the stipple die flower.  The key there is to spritz the spiral that has been cut with alcohol and then wad it up before you start to wind it.

b2Big Shot:  Stipple Flower #129379
Lattice Bigz Die #115958
Window Frames #129021

Card Stock:  Blush Blossom, Card Stock Vellum

Accessories:  5/8″ Organza Ribbon, Pearl Basic Jewels

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