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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Color Challenge - Flourishing Phrases

Welcome!  I recently participate in a fun color challenge.  I had so much fun making this smash card project with the Flourishing Phrases stamps.
 Our challenge was to use the above colors.  Aren't they fresh and fun for spring time flowers?  I put my favorite Flourishing Phrases filigree stamp on the back design.  This is the back of the card and belly band enclosure.
Here is the front with the belly band removed.  My flower frog nicely held the card up and closed for the photos.  The large flower in Flourishing Phrases remind me of chrysanthemums.
 Here is the back of the card with the belly band removed.  I used sponge daubers to create a smudge of color for each flower on the filigree.  You can see a full list of my project supplies at the end of this post.
 Here is the card as the folds start to open.  I learned this smash card technique from Lyssa Zwolanek's website.  This design was my technique lesson for my stamp club - they loved it!
 I attached die cut flowers halfway on each of the "smashed in" folds.  You can see they are carefully layered into the folds, and open up very easily.
The card is opening further to show the beautiful peeks of color and interesting folds.

This is the card opened nearly flat.  The die cut flowers lay nicely as they float over the other half of the folds.  You can write your note on the lower portion and the top portion is stamped identical to the front.
I hope you like my smash card project and how I used the color challenge to design with this technique.

Now I have several charming cards to share with you from my teammates that participated.

April used the Lemon Zest bundle for her citrusy card.
Bird Banter is tropical perfection in Debbie's card.
Stephanie's Share What You Love stamps made a pretty design.
The every popular Jar of Love flowers made a sweet bouquet in Wendee's design.
Greta's Ribbon of Courage stamps made an encouraging card design.


There were so many wonderful designs made by our team for this color challenge.  Isn't all of this creativity inspiring?  I hope you will use our ideas to make cards with this color combination or CASE (copy and share everything) what we have designed.  Click on the Join My Team tab above if you would like to join this fun with our team.
Please contact your demonstrator with any questions.  If you don't have a demonstrator, then I am happy to help you get started with an order and be your demonstrator.  My online store is open 24 hours at http://bit.ly/shopwithJaney


If you place an order of $75-$149.99 by May 28th, with the host code above, you will receive a package of Mini Dimensionals, an appreciation gift from me.


Orders of $150+ do NOT need the host code, will get the free gift, and qualify for Stampin' Rewards.

Monday is usually Team Swap Monday.

Wednesday and Friday/Saturday feature designs made by me.

Thank you for joining me today, please leave a comment to say "Hello" - it makes my day to see your comments!


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Monday, May 21, 2018

Team Swap Monday - Peaceful Reflections

Hello stampers and welcome back to our Team Swap Monday series!   My stamping teammates and I create designs from our new 2018-2019 Annual catalog, we swap our cards, and then I love to share the designs with you each Monday. 

Today's card is featuring Peaceful Reflections and is designed by me. Our first team swap was a challenge for each of us to use our Prize Patrol stamp set we won at OnStage. I won Peaceful Reflections at the Las Vegas OnStage.
The back side of the flower stamp can be used as a reflection image on the water.  I also really like the circular ripples image.  It creates a truly peaceful effect for an everyday card and/or a sympathy card.  Our Nature's Poem designer series paper had a gorgeous print that looked like a rippling, watercolored pond.  The sentiment came from our Rooted in Nature stamp set.  These products can be ordered from me or will be available in the online store on June 1st.  So add them to your wishlist!


Please contact your demonstrator with any questions.  If you don't have a demonstrator, then I am happy to help you get started with an order and be your demonstrator.  My online store is open 24 hours at http://bit.ly/shopwithJaney


If you place an order of $75-$149.99 by May 28th, with the host code above, you will receive a package of Mini Dimensionals, an appreciation gift from me.


Orders of $150+ do NOT need the host code, will get the free gift, and qualify for Stampin' Rewards.

Monday is usually Team Swap Monday.

Wednesday and Friday/Saturday feature designs made by me.

Thank you for joining me today, please leave a comment to say "Hello" - it makes my day to see your comments!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bingo Stampin' Up! Style and Petal Passion Projects

Hello Stampers!  I wanted to share pictures from my BINGO Stampin' Up! Style event.  We had a great turn out, we filled up every table, and it was a lot of fun for everyone!
We started out with 3 rounds of Bingo to get us warmed up for stamping.
Everyone got busy on their projects.  We stamped and punched in the back room.  Then they assembled at their tables.
It was fun to see new stampers and experienced stampers using our new Stampartus tool.

This room is busy with stamping and creating!
Our projects were centered around the Memories and More Petal Passion card pack, and included whisper white notecards, extra card stock, ribbons, Stampin' Blends marker, and embellishments.
Berry Burst with the Light Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends marker made a cheery combo for this card.
Powder Pink was the focal color for this bird on a branch card.
 Our clear tiny treat box was decorated with Berry Burst card stock and ribbon.  The Memories and More Petal Passion card had sweet flowers that we colored in with our Stampin' Blends alcohol marker.  We used punched out circles and stripes to decorate the box.  The flower embellishment ties it all together!


I loved the clean simplicity of this card.  The flower, dots, and color combination reminds me of Audrey Hepburn.  She was so stylish and understated.  The single leaf embellishment adds dimension to the flower.

We had an entire wall dedicated to gorgeous displays.  This is just a few of the many creative projects that were designed by me and my team mates and friends Wendee Jones, Vicki Eisenbeizs, Greta Leonard, and Mary Kate Scott (from Maine!).  You have to attend to appreciate the details and to see them up close.
Bingo winners!   Each regular game had a stamp set prize.  These ladies won the Apron of Love and Fruit Basket.
A few more winners took home Truly Tailored, Myths and Magic, and Fruit Basket stamp sets.  The Black Out round prize was the complete set of Stampin' Blends alcohol markers that were featured in our Occasions Catalog, she was a happy winner!


We look forward to offering Bingo again in Spring of 2019.  I hope you will join us and be ready for Bingo fun!
Please contact your demonstrator with any questions.  If you don't have a demonstrator, then I am happy to help you get started with an order and be your demonstrator.  My online store is open 24 hours at http://bit.ly/shopwithJaney


If you place an order of $75-$149.99 by May 28th, with the host code above, you will receive a package of Mini Dimensionals, an appreciation gift from me.


Orders of $150+ do NOT need the host code, will get the free gift, and qualify for Stampin' Rewards.

Monday is usually Team Swap Monday.

Wednesday and Friday/Saturday feature designs made by me.

Thank you for joining me today, please leave a comment to say "Hello" - it makes my day to see your comments!