Nine Lives Peekaboo Card

Today I have the second version of my fun Peekaboo card – this is the cat card featuring the Nine Lives stamp set.  It’s the second card I shared in my Facebook Live this past weekend.  This first card I showed was the Happy Tails Dog version.  Be sure you watch my Facebook Live video from Sunday, March 31st and you can see how I made both of these cards. 

Watch the video here – Facebook Live March 31st

The peekaboo cards peek through to the inside with a little surprise inside.  This one has the little mouse next to the fish bowl. I used a vase from the Varied Vases stamp set for my fish bowl. 

Supply List

  • #148703 Nine Lives stamp set
  • #144666 Cat Punch
  • #146644 Varied Vases stamp set
  • #146966 Subtles 6×6 Designer Series Paper Stack
  • #121045 Basic Black card stock
  • #100730 Whisper White card stock
  • #132708 Memento ink Pad
  • #138299 1-1/2″ Circle punch
  • #124262 Whisper White Baker’s Twine
  • #147015 Silver & Pool Party Baker’s Twine
  • #144605 Pool Party Stampin’ Blends combo pack
  • #144045 Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends combo pack
  • #145058 Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends combo pack
  • #104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • #144108 Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals

These were the cards I showed in the FB Live.  The dog card was posted yesterday.  

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Let’s Eat Cake

It’s time for cake!  The Cake Builder Punch is back in stock and you can order it now!  That means the Piece of Cake Bundle is also available to order.  Did you know that when you order as a bundle it saves you 10%?  And we only have bundles when the items are introduced in the catalog.  Meaning that once this catalog ends even if the products carry over (and the punch is for sure) they won’t be a bundle any more.  So save your money now and order the bundle.

I used the Piece of Cake Bundle and the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper for my Bingo event at the end of February.  It was a birthday theme and we made some fun cards.  This one is Lovely Lipstick, Night of Navy and Whisper White.  I randomly stamped the Happy Birthday all over the white panel.  What I do is take the stamp – ink it – stamp, stamp, stamp – and then repeat.  That gives you the varying degrees of color in the background. 

Supply List

  • #148610 Piece of Cake stamp set
  • #148525 Cake Builder punch
  • #150579 Piece of Cake Bundle 10% savings
  • #148795 Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper
  • #148802 Happiness Blooms Cardstock Pack
  • #148805 Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots
  • #100730 Whisper White Cardstock
  • #147110 Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • #132178 Silver Foil Sheets
  • #146336 Medium Night of Navy Baker’s Twine
  • #141897 Wink of Stella Glitter Brush
  • #104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

The inside is finished to match with a coordinating strip of the Designer Series paper.  The cake plate on the front is punched from the Silver Foil. 

There is a little bit of Wink of Stella on the candle flames but I don’t think you can really see it in the photo. 

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Love You February 2019 Scrapbook layout

Let’s take a look at the scrapbook layout I created for February.  It’s a love, heart themed page but doesn’t actually say Valentine’s Day so it could be used for any number of things.  My monthly stamp club created the left page and then I added the right page and showed them both in my Facebook Live. Be sure you watch my Facebook Live video from Sunday, March 10th and you can see both of these pages plus some bonus tags. 

Watch the video here – Facebook Live March 10th

The Meant To Be Bundle and All My Love Designer Series Paper were perfect for a February scrapbook page.  I used strips of paper in varying widths and lengths.  This is a perfect way to use up scraps left from other projects.  The hearts stamped in the background are 3 different ones from the Meant to Be stamp set and I mounted all three on one block so they could be inked and stamped together. 

Supply List

  • #147003 Neutrals 12×12 Card stock
  • #100730 Whisper White Card stock
  • #46970 Lovely Lipstick Card stock
  • #150587 Meant to Be Bundle (Meant to Be stamp set + Be Mine Stitched Framelits)
  • #148576 All My Love Designer Series Paper
  • #148583 Heart Epoxy Droplets
  • #147116 Crumb Cake classic ink
  • #143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
  • #148534 Well Written Framelits Dies

The Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies have so many different elements and they even fit perfectly on some of the hearts on the Designer Series paper.  You also have the option to add stitching on some of the solid hearts with the stitching dies. 

I scattered the little hearts from the die cut and the epoxy hearts in with the background stamping on each page.

With some of my left over scrap pieces I also made tags.  These go on the orders that customers pick up from my house.

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Easy Heart Treats

I kept seeing these adorable heart shaped treat holders on Pinterest but everyone linked to a foreign demonstrator with instructions in french.  Unfortunately for me I don’t know any french.  I finally found one with some photographs with measurements in centimeters so I started with that and tried to convert to inches and round it up to make it even.  Played around with it a little bit until I got measurements that worked for me. They are much easier to make than they might seem.  So let’s get to it.

I started by creating this version for my Stamper’s Club.  This was one of their February club projects and uses the All My Love Designers Series paper.  The stamp set I used for my words is Petal Palette. The little box on the inside holds a Lindor Truffle – the strawberries & cream version for Valentine’s Day.  Cut your strip of Designer Series paper to be 1-1/2″ wide and 12″ long.  Fold it in half.  Then put some tear & tape on the end on the outside and curl the two ends together to form the heart. 

To make the box I used a 3-1/2″ square of card stock – Lovely Lipstick for this one.  Score all four sides at 1″ and snip two sides and fold to form a box.  The tear & tape is perfect for this project.  Use it to create the box and then use it on the bottom and one end to add the box inside the heart. 

Supply List

  • All My Love Designer Series Paper
  • Lovely Lipstick card stock
  • Petal Palette stamp set
  • Lovely Lipstick ink
  • Whisper White card stock
  • Whisper White Baker’s Twine
  • 1/8″ hand held punch
  • Tear & Tape

After my stamp club made these I decided to make another one as an alternate project for my January Paper Pumpkin kit.  I added the Animal Expedition Designer Series paper – which coordinates with the kit and the Baker’s twine to make some of these hearts out of the kit contents.

The box for this project comes from the pillow box in the paper pumpkin kit.  The stamp set, ink spot and white label are all part of the kit too.  If you’d like to see a Facebook Live video of this project and my other alternate projects from the January Be Mine Valentine kit go here.

Supply List

  • Be Mine Valentine January 2019 Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper
  • Whisper White Baker’s Twine
  • 1/8″ hand held punch
  • Tear & Tape (or use the tape in the kit)

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2019 Adventure – January Scrapbook Page

Earlier in 2018 I added some memory keeping back into my Stampin’ Up! business.  I used to have a regular monthly scrapbook class but had gotten away from it and I missed it.  So I decided to add a scrapbook page to my monthly stamp club.  Each month we make one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page in our monthly meeting.  It’s ready to just add photos.  Everyone has been enjoying the pages.  So now I’m trying to start regular Facebook Live videos and plan to include a scrapbook page once a month.  For January I decided to take the page for stamp club and create a second page to go with it.  Be sure you watch my Facebook Live video from Sunday, Jan 27th and you can see both of these pages. 

Watch the video here – Facebook Live Jan. 27th.

The January 2019 Stamper’s Club scrapbook layout is a New Year’s celebration layout – Gold Foil, Basic Black, Whisper White, and Basic Gray are the colors I used.  Watch the video to see the trick on getting the Baker’s Twine added, the little flowers added, as well as some tips on the numbers and the detailed word dies.  Below is a list of supplies that I used.

Supply List

  • #147003 Neutrals 12×12 card stock (Basic Gray)
  • #100730 Whisper White card stock
  • #121045 Basic Black card stock
  • #146277 Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • #132622 Gold Foil Sheets
  • #146282 Metallic Pearls
  • #141682 Solid Basic Black Baker’s Twine
  • #145055 Smoky Slate Dark Stampin’ Blends
  • #119868 1″ Circle Punch
  • #119869 1/2″ Circle Punch
  • #134365 1/8″ Handheld Circle Punch
  • #144106 Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
  • #144108 Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • #104332 Snail Adhesive
  • #148551 Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies
  • #150609 Well Said Bundle = stamp set + Well Written Framelits
  • #101406 Jet Black Stazon ink
  • #143263 Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine

Cut strips of Designer Paper to 2-1/4″ x 9″, and also cut a strip of white.  Then center four strips on each piece of Basic Gray card stock.  Use the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine to cut the Black rectangles wit the new Rectangle Stitched dies – don’t miss them in the Occasions catalog on page 28 – these are the photo mats.  It’s hard to see the stitching in these photos. 

The “hooray” is from the Well Said Bundle. Use the Adhesive Sheets for detailed words like this.  Add the adhesive sheet to the foil sheet before running through the Big Shot.  Next remove the backing and attach to your page.  The Well Written die set will be a great for all kinds of paper crafts – it has so many words and you can combine with the stamps for endless possibilities. Try cutting words apart and combine different letters or parts of the words – I checked and almost the whole alphabet is included in these words.

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Mini Cakes in a Bakers Box

At the Made to Love class Heather showed us how to make these mini Red Velvet Bundt cakes.  And they are just the perfect size to fit inside the little Baker’s Box.  These are a carry over item from the Holiday Catalog.  She filled the pans and put the cakes in the oven, and then showed us the truffles (I posted those yesterday).  Then everyone came into my studio and I showed them all the stamping projects.  When they finished all their stamping they decorated their cake and put it inside the box.

I showed everything we made on a FB live video on Jan. 21, 2019.  You can see it here.  Here are some more details about the Baker’s Box project for the mini cakes.

I cut 2″ wide strips of the All My Love Designer Series paper and a 2″ x 4″ long piece of Crumb Cake card stock.  The strip of the Designer paper won’t quite fit all the way around the box to create the belly band.  So I used the Crumb Cake piece to bridge the gap in the back.  Glue the designer paper to the card stock, then you can slide the band on and off to get inside the box.  If you watch my video you can see what I’m talking about. Then decorate the front – I used the hearts from the Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies and the Braided Linen Trim.  The stamp set in this photo is Label Me Pretty but some of the girls used the Meant to Be set instead. 

Supply List

  • #150587 Meant to Be Bundle = stamp set + framelits
  • #148576 All My Love Designer Series paper
  • #147899 Baker’s Boxes
  • #147808 Braided Linen Trim
  • #148578 All My Love Card stock pack (use Crumb Cake & Lovely Lipstick)
  • #147116 Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • #100730 Whisper White card stock
  • #146927 Share What You Love Artisan Pearls
  • #143715 Pretty Label Punch
  • #138995 Tear & Tape
  • #143861 Label Me Pretty Stamp set (optional)

I told everyone to choose the greeting based on who they would be giving it too.  So everyone had several choices.  The little bitty hearts come from inside the decorative heart die cut piece. 

Yum! I hope you enjoyed this project. If you’d like to order any of these Stampin’ Up! products to make your own Valentine treats please see my link below. 

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