Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Stampin' Up! This Little Piggy and Pocketful of Sunshine are New in the 2017/2018 Annual Catalog! DOstamperSTARS DSC#236


This Little Piggy in my Pocket Full of Sunshine!


Stampin' Up! This Little Piggy is so adorable I wanted two Little Piggies!


Can you tell how they are different? I tried different shapes for the sentiments. Which one do you like?

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This week's DOstamperSTARS Challenge inspired so much fun to pair with Stampin' Up! This Little Piggy Clear-Mount Stamp Set #143922 and Pocketful of Sunshine Photopolymer Stamp Set #143719!



Supplies needed: This Little Piggy Clear-Mount Stamp Set #143922, Pocketful of Sunshine Photopolymer Stamp Set #143719, Pocket Framelits #143750, Balloon Bouquet Punch #140609, Calypso Coral Cardstock #122925, Old Olive Cardstock #100702, Soft Sky Cardstock #131203, Marina Mist Cardstock #119682, Whisper White Cardstock #100730.  Inks used Sweet Sugarplum #141395, Calypso Coral #126983, Soft Sky #131181, Old Olive #126953, and Tuxedo Black Memento #132708Clear Embossing Powder #109130, VersaMark #102283, and Heat Tool #129053.


So, let's get started with the fun! 1) Cut two Calypso Coral Cardstock #122925 4 x 5 1/2, one Soft Sky Cardstock #131203 3 3/4 x 5 1/4, one Whisper White Cardstock #100730, one Old Olive Cardstock #131203 3 1/2 x 2 1/2, and scrap pieces of Whisper White Cardstock.

2) Stamp pig and cloud images with This Little Piggy #143922 and Tuxedo Black Memento #132708.  Cut images with Paper Snips #103579, and watercolor with Aqua Painters #103954.


3) Watercolor and punch out balloons with Balloon Bouquet Punch #140609.  Hint: It is best to punch out balloon images before watercoloring.  Have fun with it, every balloon is meant to be different!


4) Stamp and die cut pocket with Pocketful of Sunshine #143719 and Pocket Framelits #143750.  Stamp pocket with Old Olive Ink #126593 and VersaMark #102283.  Heat emboss with Clear Embossing Powder #109130.

5) Stamp sentiment tag with Pocketful of Sunshine #143719 combined with This Little Piggy #143922.


6)  Stamp inside sentiment to complete front statement.  I chose Happy Birthday.


7) Second card with same sentiment on different matted tag.


Enjoy creating the fun!

Product List
Heat Tool
[129053]
$30.00
Big Shot
[143263]
$110.00
Exciting New Products

Stampin' Up! has a great opportunity to enjoy discounts on beautiful quality
products and be a part of the Stampin' Up! family!  It is so easy to enjoy demonstrator discounts and benefits when you purchase $125 worth of your favorite products for only $99!  Really it is that easy!

I would love for you to enjoy great products as a hobby stamper, the discounts and benefits are great!

Becoming one of the family is as simple as purchasing the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit through me.  It's the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Product Bundle!  The kit ships FREE(10% savings) and you can customize with $125 worth of your favorite products, including specially priced bundled products!


Join the fun and get the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Bundle!  Don't miss out!

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Please email me, or leave me a comment with your interest.  I will be happy to answer any of your questions.  I look forward to getting to know you!
I hope you have enjoyed your visit and I look forward to helping you with any of your creative needs.  I have really enjoyed sharing the fun with you!


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Stampin' Up! Best Birds Photopolymer Stamp Set and Birds & Blooms Thinlits Dies in the 2017/2018 Annual Catalog: DOstamperSTARS DSC#235

Enjoy the Sweetness of Nature with Stampin' Up! Best Birds!


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This weeks' DOstamperSTARS Challenge inspired thoughts of warm sunny days and the sounds of birds singing in the morning!  Stampin' Up! Best Birds Photopolymer Stamps #141525 with Birds & Blooms Thinlits Dies #141477 creates endless opportunities of fun!  This easy to watercolor stamp set allows you to make a beautiful card in a very short time!

So, let's get started with the fun!  1) Cut two Sweet Sugarplum Cardstock #141418 4 x 5 1/2, one 3 x 5 1/4 Marina Mist Cardstock #119682, one 4 3/4 x 2 1/4 Soft Sky Cardstock #131203, one 3 3/4 x 5 1/4 and scrap of Whisper White Cardstock #100730, and scrap of Watercolor Paper #122959.

2)  Die cut and mat sentiment tag with Layering Ovals Framelits Dies #141706, and stamp with Best Birds Photopolymer Stamps #141525.


3) Stamp bird, branch, and flowers, with Best Birds Photopolymer Stamps #141525 using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink #132708, and Rose Red Ink #126954 for flowers.  Die cut images with Birds and Blooms Thinlits Dies #141477. Watercolor images with Aqua Painters #103954.


4) Stamp background patch and lace border with Soft Suede Ink #126978 using Best Birds #141245 and Delicate Details #143314 (retired 2017 Sale-a-bration) or your favorite lace Very Vanilla 1/2" lace trim #141672.  Cut lace image with Paper Snips #103579.  Cut around background patch and sponge edges with Soft Suede Ink #126978.


5) Stamp background Soft Sky Cardstock #131203 with Marina Mist Ink #126962.  Splashes were stamped with Swirly Bird #141749.  Assemble pieces with Stampin Dimensionals #104430.  Adhere Berry Burst 1/2 Finely Woven Ribbon #144133 along lace image.

6) Stamp inside of card with Best Bird #141525 netting image, and retired Thoughtful Branches #143539 or sentiment of your choice.


7) Most importantly, enjoy creating!



Product List
Big Shot
[143263]
$110.00


Stampin' Up! has a great opportunity to enjoy discounts on beautiful quality products and be a part of the Stampin' Up! family!  It is so easy to enjoy demonstrator discounts and benefits when you purchase $125 worth of your favorite products for only $99!  Really it is that easy!

I would love for you to enjoy great products as a hobby stamper, the discounts and benefits are great!

Becoming one of the family is as simple as purchasing the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit through me.  It's the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Product Bundle!  The kit ships FREE(10% savings) and you can customize with $125 worth of your favorite products, including specially priced bundled products!

Join the fun and get the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Bundle!  Don't miss out!

If you would like to automatically get my blog posts by email all you have to do is enter your email address in the upper right hand corner of my blog where it says 'follow me by email' then you'll never miss a card or project again! You can also find me on Pinterest and facebook to get all my updates!  Please leave me your comments, I read and appreciate all of them.
Please visit my CLASS/kits to go for more creative fun opportunities!
Before you go, please check out and enjoy all my watercolor creations at Custom Notables by Joan for high quality handmade cards! SHOP NOW

Custom Notables by Joan

Please email me, or leave me a comment with your interest.  I will be happy to answer any of your questions.  I look forward to getting to know you!
I hope you have enjoyed your visit and I look forward to helping you with any of your creative needs.  I have really enjoyed sharing the fun with you!