Coloring with Vivid Vases

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Today’s post is going to be super short because I’m racing around getting the last few things done for my first Northwest Crafty Escape Weekend!  Today is set up day and then everyone shows up to kick things off tonight!  So, if you want to see some of the fun, join me over on my Northwest Stamper Facebook Page, as I’ll be sharing as I go throughout the weekend! In the meantime, here is a fun card to share with you today! Vivid Vases is such a fun stamp to color in, whether you are using your Blender Pen, Aqua … Read More

World’s Greatest Father Card with Guy Greetings

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I can’t believe Father’s Day is coming up quick!  This year I’m bound and determined to make a gift early… I’m not sure what the gift will be yet, but at least I have a card ready! I aimed for the balance of fancy but not fussy, and I think it makes it there. Tips for making this card: Mix and match the images from the Guy Greetings stamp set to make this for that special guy in your life.  The stamp set not only says “Father” but you also get the choice of Grandpa, Dad, Uncle, Husband and Brother! … Read More

Sending off Hip Notes & I Like You with a Sparkly Sweet Thank You Card

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It’s that time of the year where I need to start saying good bye to some wonderful Stampin’ Up stamps and products as we count down to the new catalog change over in June.  So over here on the blog I’m going to start sending off many of my retiring products by featuring some of my favorite projects using them (and next week. you’ll start seeing some of the new Sneak Peek stuff popping in as well!  That UPS man can’t get here fast enough!)  But here is my first card share for you – Featured Retiring Products: I Like … Read More

Big Day Birthday Card, Fun Idea for the March Paper Pumpkin Kit, & LAST CHANCE on Sale-a-Bration!

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****************************************************** LAST CALL!  Today is the last day to: –  pick your free favorite items with every $50 you spend –  join my Fun n’ Crafty stampers group and get 2 free Sale-a-bration items or 1 project kit –  Save $5 on the 3 Month Subscription for Paper Pumpkin (one for you and give one as a gift ) AND get a free Sale-a-Bration item as a bonus too! ****************************************************** Ok, so I have A LOT to catch up on… so, big breath in, and get ready to dive in to some project ideas for you! First up, this fun … Read More

A Simple Hello with Blended Blooms with a NEW Blendabilities Basics Video Tutorial

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Are you ready for another Blendabilities card?  I have another one for you today…. this was another card that I made using up the bits and pieces I had lying around my craft room.  From a stamped Blended Bloom image that needed to be colored to the Striped Scallop thinlit and the cut out pieces from a Dazzling Diamond Glimmer paper die cut.  A little bit of this and a little bit of that can come together for something new and fun like this: And if you are interested, I finally got my Blendabilties Basics video up to share the … Read More

Fun Ideas with Blendabilities – Creating a Spectrum background and Coloring on Non-White Cardstock

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Tonight is my next Blendabilities technique night and I always relish the chance to play more and differently with my Blendablities!  So, today I thought I’d share a card I used as an example of different ideas for your coloring: Tips on this card: This stamp set is the amazing Bloom with Hope hostess set!  It is a ton of stamps and great sentiments and you can get it FREE when you place your own $150 order or when you host a craft night with your friends.  Email me at for more details! You don’t have to only color … Read More

Kind Koala + Blendabilities = a Great Time and Pretty Thinking of You Card

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What was the stamp set in the Stampin’ Up catalog that you saw and immediately went “I have to have that!”?  For me, it was the Kind Koala stamp.  I didn’t have a plan or a reason for it, but I just thought it was too cute not to have.  So, it went on my first order and I haven’t regretted it!  I still love it, especially when coloring this little guy in with my Blendabilities markers. Tips for making this card: The Kind Koala stamp set is perfect for quick cards.  The image and sentiment are all one single … Read More

Last Chance for the 12th Man Discount & New Weekly Deals!

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New weekly deals came out today and if you love coloring with markers, you are in for a treat! Shop the weekly deals here! Get an extra 12% off the Weekly Deals today only! Just a reminder that today is the last day of my 12th Man discount to help celebrate the Seahawks heading to the Superbowl!  Place an order online using the hostess code WTTJE4Z6 or email me your order by tonight and I’ll give you the extra 12% off! And if your order is $50 BEFORE the 12% discount, I’ll even throw in a Sale-a-Bration free item as … Read More

Non-Christmas Partridge and Pears Card with NEW Sale-a-Bration stamp–Simply Wonderful

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When I first saw this Partridge and Pears stamp set, I knew I wanted to use my Blendabilities to color it – but it took until now to actually color the entire tree!  Turns out it is great for cards anytime of the year, don’t you think? I mixed and matched retiring stamps (Partridge and Pears) with upcoming stamps (Simply Wonderful from Sale-a-Bration).  Not at all Christmas-y!  Tips for making this card: Stamp the tree image from Partridge and Pears using Memento ink onto White cardstock.  Then color with blendabilities to match the colors and feel you want for your … Read More

Last Holiday Projects with the White Christmas Stamp Set & SNEAK PEEK!

JenniferBlendabilities, Boxes & Bags, Christmas0 Comments

I’m finally finishing up sharing my holiday projects and in a way I’m sad about it.  I LOVED the White Christmas stamp set from Stampin’ Up but only started using it really in the last few weeks.  Turns out I was right to love it because it always seems to turn out so cute!  Even on something as simple as a gift tag, like this: Quick, easy, and festive for that special gift. Tips for making this tag: This is one of the very few times I will tell you to punch your circle BEFORE stamping  The spacing is very … Read More

One Day Doorbusters and a Great Starter Kit Deal!

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It’s official!  We are kicked off into the holiday season!  I for once am actually almost completely done with my holiday shopping… and now need to focus on finishing up my Christmas Cards and also putting together my December Scrapbook album.  Every year I’ve ended up putting together a scrapbook of just the happenings in December.  And with 3 birthdays in our family (mine and both my kiddos) plus Christmas, there is always a lot of photos and lots to talk about.  This year I’m trying out an idea I heard from the December daily style albums.  Basically, I’m putting … Read More

Quick and Easy Card with a Little Help From My Blendabilities

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Today over on the Stylin’ Stampin’ Inkspiration blog, we are sharing some quick and easy cards for you.  So, I thought I’d share one of the cards I created for my Stamp Club this fall. I kept it quick to go together thanks to my handy Big Shot and the Scalloped Tag Topper punch, so that we could focus on playing with the Blendabilities! Tips for making this card By using an embossing folder for your contrasting color of paper, it keeps your simple card interesting to look at without overwhelming the stamped image. Dimensions for this card:Hello Honey cardstock … Read More