Clubs, Cuties & Squares

 

Hey Happy Thursday!

 

I have a few projects to share with you today, but I have a question for you first.

 

CLUBS

Are you interested in joining a Stampers Club of mine??

 

It's a fabulous way to meet new people and have fun crafting!

 

I have one restarting on Tuesday, 9/21, and we need at least one more member!

 

Have you heard about my clubs?? DETAILS:

  • Meet every other month in my home (3rd Tuesday of odd months for this group, so Sept, Nov...)--for a year or as many times as there are members.
  • Make 2 projects each time; hostess gets a bonus!
  • $25 minimum order requirement each time
  • Guaranteed hostess benefits each time; members take turns being the hostess
  • Orders are shipped to my home/picked up here, unless you choose to order online with the club host code for the month.
  • Automatic invitation to my Annual Hostess Appreciation Party

 

INTERESTED???

Let me know right away!

I haven't drawn names for hostesses/months yet, but I will soon.

 

 


 

CUTIES

 

Here are my Cute Halloween (yes, that's the name of the set) closeups from my Live! yesterday.

 

Cute Halloween, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

Cute Halloween, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

Here are products used again:

(click any pic to order!)

 

 


 

SQUARES

 

Did you watch my Live! yesterday?

I was in the mood for squares--as you can see by my closeups.

 

Well, this set All Squared Away/this card we made at one of my recent classes and the blends/alcohol card we made at my team meeting put me in that mood!

 

How fun and simple is this card?

 

All Squared Away bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

The [yellow] waves in the middle that looks like DSP?

It's a stamp!

So fun!

I need to play with this bundle more!

 

TIP:

For the wave of ribbon, I put a few strips of adhesive in the middle (behind where I wanted to attach my stamped layer) and I just zig-zagged my ribbon across the adhesive when I put it down. Then I attached my stamped layer with Dimensionals.

 

 

Here's what we used:

 

 

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Thanks for stopping by!

 

Have an exceptional day!!

ENJOY this amazing weather!!

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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The Blends + Alcohol Technique

 

Happy Tuesday!

 

I hope you had a great weekend!

 

We had some fun, AND we got some work done.

I cleaned my fridge. UGH.

It needed it badly.

 

Here's the thing with me and cleaning....

I can't stand it.

But I also can stand it dirty!!

Such a dilemma.

(And my fridge looks amazing now.)

 

Ok on to my samples!

 

I meant to post them last week, and sometimes blogging gets away from me. :/

 

 

First, here's my closeup from my Live!

Hey Birthday Chick, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

This technique is SO COOL.

Remember, in general, for this technique you need:

  • Stampin' Blends (alcohol markers), pgs 122-123 Annual Catalog
  • 91% or higher rubbing alcohol
  • Vellum cardstock, #101856, $10, pg 136
  • Water Painters, #151298, $12, pg 129 (I keep forgetting this item!!)

 

Here are supplies again for this one:

 

 

If you watched my Live!, you know I was planning to share this technique with my team Thursday, too.

 

Here's the card we made:

Isn't this an awesome color combo?

 

All Squared Away bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

We had a great FULL meeting!

So to keep everything rolling, we had 3 sets of Blends going around: a combo of [dark purple, light purple, orange].

 

Here's what we used:

 

 

I hope you give this fun technique a try!

Click any of the product pics to order--or CLICK HERE TO ORDER.

 

 

Have a spectacular day!!

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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Facebook Live! with the Omitting Technique--3 ways

 

Happy Live! Monday!!

 
Today I'm showing the requested Omitting Technique 3 possible ways!
 
It's an easy technique but takes just a little bit more time than "normal" stamping.
 
 
You can use it when you wanna leave words out of a greeting stamp or you want specific colors on a stamp BEFORE stamping it.
 

 

 



 

Remember--WEDNESDAY'S Live! is a "stamp with me" day!
 
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Live supplies.04222020
 
Collect all your supplies and come find me!
Wednesday, 4/22, 10:30am ET
 
 
 
Congratulations to Dot Alighire and Debbie Schmucker Green! You're my Live! winners from Monday! I'll mail your cards shortly.
 
 
 
Measurements for today:
 
Purple Posy card base: 4 1/4" x 11"; scored at 5 1/2"
Whisper White: 3 1/4" x 3 3/4"
DSP: 2" x 5"; scored lengthwise at 1/2"
 
Coastal Cabana card base: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; scored at 4 1/4"
Blueberry Bushel: 2 3/8" x 4 1/8"
Pool Party: 2 1/8" 3 7/8"
Whisper White: 1 7/8" x 1 7/8"
 
 
 
Products used:
 
#151257 Beautiful Day, $21, pg 131 (Annual Catalog)
#151240 Perennial Birthday, $22, pg 66
#149443 See a Silhouette DSP, $11.50, pg 166
Stampin' Blends, pg 179
#141897 Wink of Stella, $8, pg 180
#144220 Rhinestone Basic Jewels, $5, pg 178
#147157 Brights Stampin' Write Markers, $30, pg 162
#147159** 2018-2020 In Colors Stampin' Write Markers, $15, pg 164
#148805** Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots, $7, pg 177 (I forgot to use this on video, but it will be on my closeup on my blog and fb later.)
 
**retiring item, available while supplies last

 

 

 

Have a FABULOUS day!!

 

I'll be back later with the closeups from Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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Fall Paper Pumpkin Fun!

 

Good morning!!

 

Can you believe we're talking about "Fall" already??

 

It seems like summer barely started!!

 

 

Well, today on my Facebook Live!, I'm featuring Paper Pumpkin--specifically because Stampin' Up! has an extra opportunity available to you for the August Paper Pumpkin.

 

August Paper Pumpkin

 

An add-on bundle will be available to order tomorrow, August 1.

 

You MUST be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to order this add-on bundle.

  • Subscribe here by August 10.
  • Order the add-on bundle #152885 (through normal ordering--online or through a workshop) anytime after August 1.

 

 

Check out the sneak peek:

 

 

 

Then join me this morning at 10:30 ET for my Live!

 

 

Have a spectacular day!!

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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My 4 Basics of a Masculine Card

 

I have BASICS I keep in mind for the seemingly difficult task of designing a masculine card.

 

Since I had a fun class with Geared Up Garage this week, I'll show you those ideas first.

 

 

From simple to a little more involved....

 

Geared Up Garage, Rooted in Nature, , www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

Geared Up Garage bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

Geared Up Garage bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

NOW, as you read my "basics" of a Masculine Card, see if you can find some of them on the cards I just showed you above.

 

(When you design, you don't have to take ALL these steps to make your card masculine. Pick and choose what you like or have available. Remember, sometimes less is more!)

 

My 4 Basics of a Masculine Card

  1. STAMP SET--Even if you don't have a set that is specifically masculine, one that involves nature or graphics (shapes, lines or textured background type stamps) works great!
  2. COLOR IS EVERYTHING! If you're unsure of a color to choose and don't just want "BLUE", go for anything that is a deep or neutral color. Some of my go to's are Mossy Meadow, Merry Merlot, Night of Navy, Basic Gray--or ANY gray, Crumb Cake--or ANY brown. You could even use Blackberry Bliss with the right stamps/design.
  3. METALLICS!! I ALWAYS LOVE a masculine card with some kind of metal--whether it's foil sheets like on my last card or brads or a metal buttons or embellishment. Metallic goes a long way towards a good masculine look.
  4. TEXTURE--Choose something simple like stripes or corrugated folders or EVEN just crumple up your cardstock after you do your stamping and flatten it back out again. Rough it up! (Unless you count the gears die cut piece on my last card, I didn't really use this "basic" on any of my cards above. As I said, you don't have to use ALL the ideas. But maybe that's the one that will work for YOU!)

 

 

 

I hope that helped you with any last minute ideas you may need!

 

 

Reminders:

 

Don't forget to sign up for classes!

http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/stephanieflath/events?month=6&year=2019

 

FREE GIFT FROM ME: Use host code 2626GRH6 on a minimum $50 order in June and receive a pkg of  gorgeous Noble Peacock Rhinestones!

 

NEW REFERRAL PROGRAM--& CONTEST

  • I have FREE Class Passes available for you to give to friends & family (NEW to me/haven't come to a class of mine before.)
  • Put YOUR name on them, and when someone redeems one, you'll get credit for the referral.
  • The person with the most referrals will receive a $10 gift certificate toward free product.
  • This first contest will run through 7/31/19.
  • I'll give you as many Class Passes as you'd like! You can pick them up, or I can mail them to you.

 

FRIENDS FOR CARDS & CARDS FOR FRIENDS

  • BRING a new (to me) adult friend to a class or club, and you'll each receive 3 cards of your choice from my card rack.
  • These cards are also available to purchase by anyone--$2 each or 3/$5.

 

 

 

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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MUCH More Than Words!

 

Hey--

 

I've had SO MUCH FUN playing with the SAB Coordination set More Than Words!!

 

Because I couldn't upload my closeups here after my Facebook Live!, I'm just dropping them all here NOW!

 

(So frustrating. Dunno what the glitch was, but clearly it seems to be fixed!)

 

 

Ok, first, here's a quick "help"--so you don't have to tax your brain trying to coordinate which words go with which SAB sets.

 

It's just a pic of part of a flyer we had, and I just made my own notes with a "legend" at the bottom:

 

More Than Words.coordination

 

Here are my samples + a couple I had from other demos using the Story Label Punch.

 

More Than Words, Painted Seasons DSP (SAB), Stamparatus, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

More Than Words, Painted Seasons DSP (SAB), Stamparatus, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

More Than Words, Painted Seasons DSP (SAB), Stamparatus, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

More Than Words, So Hoppy Together, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

More Than Words, Botanical Butterfly DSP (SAB), www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

 

 

From Susie Woods & Ruth Bingle:

They BOTH used the Story Label punch, Painted Seasons bundle AND the gorgeous Country Floral embossing folder!

 

Painted Seasons bundle (SAB), Story Label Punch (SAB), Country Floral embossing folder (SAB), created by Susie Woods, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

Painted Seasons bundle (SAB), Story Label Punch (SAB), Country Floral embossing folder (SAB), created by Ruth Bingle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

 

Here's my Live! again, in case you missed it live or the first time I posted it:

 

 

 

 

 

Have a spectacular weekend!!!

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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Take Your Pick Tool!

 

Every week on Facebook, I try to give a quick little Tip of the Week.

 

This week I decided to focus on a tool I've been ignoring since July!

 

This was actually one of the all-attendee giveaways at a general session on the cruise!!

 

 

And I'm telling you NOW, you need to BUY the Take Your Pick Tool!!

 

Take Your Pick Tool

 

 

I just used it on my Facebook Live! this week.

 

One end has a putty tip--that I didn't think I needed--to help pick up sequins. (I don't use sequins without the adhesive backing.)

 

BUT THEN I used the putty tip to pick up the tiny little dot of the "i" on my "birthday" thinlit.

 

AAAHHHH!!! SO helpful!!

 

I could put it right where I wanted it without big fat fingers in the way! haha

 

 

The other end has removeable/reversible tips--something different on each end of 2 tips:

 

 

#1:

  • a putty knife-type tip that helps scoop up rhinestones, pearls, etc.
  • a paper piercing tip on the other end for poking out any extra "chads" from your thinlits

 

#2:

  • 2 different sizes of stylus tips--one on each end

 

The Tool comes with a putty refill (it squeezes out), and separate refills are available to purchase as well.

 

 

Here are links to check it out and/or order:

 

 

 

Oh! And here's a video too!

 

 

 

 

Enjoy your day!

 

 

Shop online 24/7!

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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Just around the corner....

Hey stampers--

 

I've been featuring the Notes of Kindness Card Kit on Facebook this week.

 

click to order the Notes of Kindness Card Kit

 

It would make a PERFECT Christmas gift for someone!

Christmas IS just around the corner you know--as Kris Paquette said yesterday!

 

Or it's the perfect kit--just for you!

 

I'm having a class with it 9/25; RSVP by this Saturday, 9/15!

 

And yesterday I showed it on video!

Did you catch my Facebook Live!???

 

I figured out how to put my Live! on YouTube, so today I'm sharing it here.

 

BUT...

 

Here's the deal:

 

I'm working on growing my Facebook presence--my ONLINE presence in general--and I'd LOVE your help with that!

 

You can help by:

  • LIKING/LOVING/SHARING my video
  • COMMENTING on it
  • TAGGING YOUR FRIENDS that you think would wanna see it!

 

And the best place for ME (therefore YOU) to do that right now is on Facebook!

 

 

So I'm not sure if I'll keep sharing my Lives! HERE.

 

So IF YOU'RE ON FACEBOOK, go find me there! (please :D)

www.facebook.com/DazzledByStamping

 

In the meantime, here's my Facebook Live! from yesterday.

 

As you can see, I.HAVE.FUN.

Come have fun WITH me!!

You can watch it on Facebook and comment with me Live! OR later during a replay!

 

 

 

 

You can also find my First Ever Facebook Live! from last week on Facebook and on YouTube.

 

That one's a little bit shorter.

 

 

You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel, too, but there's not much there yet.

 

 

Order here:

Stamparatus
$49.00

 

Sign up for class here:    Tuesday, 9/25

morning 

evening

 

 

 

 

Have an exceptional day!!!

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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A little hello

 

I just can't get enough of these Mini Milk Cartons!

 

Mini Milk Cartons, Itty Bitty Greetings, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

We made them back in early spring--and at my niece's stamping birthday party.

 

I just had to make them again for our leadership dinner before the Meet & Greet with our corporate SU! person.

 

 

Remember all that candy in Stampers Base Camp on the ship?

 

I brought a bunch of Hershey Nuggets home. :D

 

 

These feature the newest/2018-2020 In Colors DSP Collection & Binder Clips and hold a nugget--but could probably hold 2.

 

This is the size that also fits 1 Lindt Chocolate Ball.

 

Here are the instructions/dimensions again:

Mini Milk Carton pic.instructions


Download Mini Milk Carton

 

 

 

 

 

 

I shortened the "little hello" label by punching it out and then tucking one end back into the punch and RE-punching.

 

 

Here's all you need to make this version:

 

 

 

 

Don't forget to sign up for Paper Pumpkin by Friday if you'd like to try it for HALF OFF your first month!

 

Blooming summer savings.HALF OFF paper pumpkin promo

 

Click here to subscribe!

 

 

 

Have a fantastic day!

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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A GREAT BIG WISH!

 

The Broadway Birthday bundle is so much fun!!

 

Broadway Birthday bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

I used 2 different thinlits here--"Wish" and the diamonds.

 

The diamonds are a strip of 9; I just positioned it to use only 3 of them.

 

 

I have a couple quick tips for "Wish."

  • definitely use the Multi-Purpose Adhesive sheets. LOVE THEM!
  • center your thinlit on your cardstock (black, in my sample) so you can use the negative piece for a design, too

 

To position your cut letters [it's 3 separate pieces]:

  1. take the adhesive backing off the letters
  2. put the negative space down onto your project
  3. fit the letters back into their cutouts on the negative piece
  4. pull the negative space away again

 

 

Broadway Birthday bundle, www.dazzledbystamping.com

 

 

 

Here's all I used:

Big Shot
$110.00

 

 

 

Can't wait to use this bundle with you at my Open House tomorrow!

 

 

Happy day to you!

 

 

 

 

 

Remember, if you can fall in love with a project, you can learn to create it! Here to help you channel your inner Creative Genius...

 

Steph

 

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