Friday, July 5

July Stampin'Up!

Stampin' Up! Inspiration Project
Hello friends,

I hope your July is off to a spectacular start! I've been spending time creating with some of the new stamps and papers from the new Annual Catalogue and it's been a blast. There's nothing like new stamps, inks, and paper to spark your creativity.

The popular Bonus Days sale is back so it's the perfect time to check some new goodies off your wish list. For every $60 you spend in July you'll earn a $6 coupon to spend in August. That means fun now and bonus savings, too!

I hope you are inspired to create something fabulous by this month's tutorial. It features an elegant shabby chic style that combines gold heat embossing and the Whitewash technique for an on-trend look that is sure to WOW!

~ betty


Floral Essence Whitewash Technique

Stampin' Up! Inspiration Project
Summer is a big time for weddings and this month's tutorial features an on-trend combination of elegant and shabby chic that's perfect for wedding and shower cards.

The rich gold heat embossing and rustic Whitewash technique are gorgeous with the Floral essence stamp set (#149450).

I also love this technique with the popular Good Morning Magnolia stamp set (#149298). I'm excited to see what you create with this technique!

The Floral Essence Bundle (#151055) and Good Morning Magnolia Bundle (#151087) are great options and will help you earn Bonus Days rewards.
Stampin' Up! Inspiration Project

Heat Emboss

Rub Embossing Buddy on 3-3/4" x 5" Crumb Cake cardstock. Stamp 3 floral images and leaves with VersaMark. Cover with Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder. Tap off excess. Heat emboss with Heat Tool. Stamp greeting on 1" x 3-1/2" Whisper White with VersaMark. Heat emboss with Gold.
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Mix Whitewash

Create the Whitewash by mixing 2 drops of Whisper White Craft ink refill and 3-4 drops of water from an Aqua Painter on a Silicone Mat or stamp block. Or squeeze Whisper White Craft ink pad and mix ink and water in lid.
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Whitewash & Dry

Use Aqua Painter to paint Whitewash in the flower petals. Paint neatly at edges but don't worry about staying in individual petals as the embossing resists the ink. Add a second layer of Whitewash if needed. Do not paint leaves. 
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Allow to dry or dry carefully with Heat Tool - do not re-melt embossing. Once Whitewash is dry to the touch, ink a Sponge Dauber with Petal Pink and lightly flick ink from the center out. Wipe off excess ink from embossing with a tissue.
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Score 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" Thick Whisper White cardstock at 4-1/4" along 8-1/2" side. Layer on 4" x 5-1/4" Petal Pink cardstock. Tear ends off greeting layer. Add 4" Whisper White 5/8" Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon behind greeting. Add to card with Stampin' Dimensionals.


Floral Essence stamp set 
Stampin' Craft Pad & Whisper White Refill
Aqua Painter

Floral Essence stamp set 


Stampin' Craft Pad & Whisper White Refill 


Aqua Painter


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Wednesday, July 3

Daisy Lane Bundle

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The Daisy Lane Bundle includes the Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set and the Medium Daisy Punch. Also available in French.

Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set
Show your friends how much you love and support them with a stunning daisy card made using the Daisy Lane Stamp Set.
* Quantity: 9 cling stamps (repositional, premium rubber stamps)
* Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): b, c, d, g, h
* Two-Step Stampin’

Medium Daisy Punch
The Medium Daisy Punch is a fun way to add daisies to your projects. 
* Punched Image: approximately 1-5/8" (4.1 cm)

Daisy Delight Photopolymer Stamp Set143669

Picture yourself lying in the sun, sipping your favourite beverage, kids playing nearby, soft music playing, and everything on your to-do list and every household chore is already done. That's the same feeling you'll get from this lovely floral stamp set. It really is just delightful. 

The Story of a Blossom

The Story of a Blossom

Picture this: a tiny seedling on the verge of breaking through the soil. Can you see it? Now water it with affection and good vibes. What do you have after a little bit of time and a whole lot of love? A blossom—bold and beautiful and blooming!
Now imagine that in a stamp set. With the Bloom & Grow Bundle, you can see the entire story of the blossom: from tiny seedlings to beautiful bouquets. Then sprinkle in some encouraging sentiments, and you’ve got a card for everyone you love! 
If you’re just beginning on your stamping journey, you can use these gorgeous stamps to create a patterned look for a simple but beautiful project as we did in our You Are Simply Wonderful sample, or if you want to step it up a notch, try tinkering with the dies and a blender pen, as we did in the Thanks sample. For all of you avid stampers, roll up your sleeves and add this bundle and some ribbon to a treat bag to make the cute bag you can see in the samples. There are so many options! So go on, share these samples with customers, your friends, and everyone around you, so that you—just like the little seedling—can bloom and grow with just a few beautiful stamps, and a whole lot of love.