Monday, July 29, 2013

I am sharing another swap from Stampin' Up! convention.  Since this is a swap I am not absolutely sure of the color combination used, and have taken my best guess.  You are always able to make color changes to any project to make it your own.  This would also be great for a guy.


Stamps: You're Amazing (126722 clear), Chalk Talk (130634 clear)

Inks:  Night of Navy (126970), Old Olive (126953), Marina Mist (126962)

Paper:  Pacific Point (111350), Old Olive (100702), Night of Navy (100867)

Accessories:  Argyle Embossing Folder (127750), Chalk Talk Frame Lits (129983), Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882), Dimensionals (104430)


Card base is run through Big Shot with the Argyle Embossing Folder, stamp 1 balloon with Night of Navy ink and cut out, center it on a piece of white and stamp 1 balloon in Old Olive lower right of cut out balloon and stamp another balloon in Marina Mist upper left of cut out balloon.  Trim white piece down to almost a square.  Cut a piece of Night of Navy 1/4" bigger all the way around for stamped piece with balloons.  Attach your cut out balloon with dimentionals in between the 2 other balloons. Cut a piece of Old Olive to 1 1/4" x 4 1/4" and scallop along the 4 1/4" side.  Stamp Happy Big Day on white using Night of Navy ink and cut out on Big Shot using the Chalk Talk Frame Lits.
Construct project as shown.
If you should have any questions about this project please don't hesitate to ask.

Tina Johnson

Sunday, July 28, 2013

My First Post

I am excited to announce the beginning of my blog, The Simple and Creative Corner.  Here will be where I will share my love for Stampin' Up!  I have been a demonstrator for 11 years and have been a hobbyist for the last several years.  I am excited and motivated to turn my passion into a business.  I will be holding classes, and am available to come to your home or other venue, to share how simple it is to create beautiful cards or other projects. 

For my first post I will share a card that was a sample from last weeks Stampin' Up! convention.

Recipe for this card is:

Stamp sets:  Flower Shop (130942 clear), Trust God (126702 clear)

Ink:  Smoky Slate (131179), Primrose Petal (126858)

Paper:  Smoky Slate (131202), Whisper White (100730), Primrose Petal? (126841), Pear Pizzaz? (131201)

Accessories:  Tea Lace Paper Doilies (129399), Little Leaves Sizzlit (114511), Pansy Punch (130698), 2 1/2" circle punch (120906), Fancy Fan embossing folder (127751), Stampin Dimensionals (104430)

Cuts used:
Base - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (smoky slate)
1st layer - 4 1/8" x 5 1/4" (whisper white)
2nd layer - 4" x 5 1/8" (smoky slate ran through big shot with Fancy Fan embossing folder)

1)  Stamp 2 flowers on Primrose Petal, 1 on Whisper white all in Primrose Petals ink. Use dimentionals to attach to card.

2)  Stamp sentiment on Whisper White and punch out using 2 1/2" circle punch.

3)  Punch flowers out using Pansy Punch.  Run the Pear Pizzaz through big shot with Little Leaves    Sizzlits twice.

4)  Layer as picture shows and wallaah!  Beautiful!!