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Saturday, November 17, 2018

OnStage Pillow Gifts and More


During the event I had 7 roommates and true to Stampin’ Up! tradition, I made pillow gifts for my room mates.  It is usually a small item that shows off our products for beautiful packaging.   My treat box was copied from a gift given to me.  This is not my design concept.  This is a 4x8 rectangle that is scored and folds up into a triangle shaped box.


My tag is stamped in Blackberry Bliss ink with the Make A Difference stamp set. The 1” circle punch was used on the sentiment and the 1 1/4” circle punch was used for the Crumb Cake circle layer.  I  used sponge daubers to streak Mossy Meadow ink on the circle edges. 



 The Frost White shimmer paint was dabbed on with an Aquapainter (filled with alcohol).   It created a pearly finish that coordinates nicely with the pearl finish on the  Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper which I added to the top of the box.


I placed 2 Ghiradellie chocolate squares in my package for a sweet treat!

There is a pack of Trident gum wrapped in Old Olive card stock and a layer of Tea Time designer series paper. Old Olive ribbon finishes off the packaging. I used the Everyday Label punch on my Love What You Do stamp set sentiment and adhered it with a dimensional.


Here you can see the package of gum is settled perfectly in this wrapper packaging.



I must thank my stamp fairy friends from Maine that helped me with assembling the last steps of these pillow gifts!  Traveling with paper boxes and gifts is risky - they usually get smashed.  So assembly has to occur after arriving at my destination.  The stamp fairies made my project assembly go quickly so that we could all go play at the beach for the sunset!

These essential oil shower tabs were gifts for my team leader and I had one gal from my team, Greta.  Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper is so fresh and pretty.  I love this Petal Promenade with our Grapefruit card stock and polk-a-dot ribbon.


Both of these ladies are encouragement in my life and I am so grateful to do life with them and be friends with them!



These are the pillow gifts that I received.

Tamara Bower made a twist box that holds a chocolate at both ends and features the beautiful Share What You Love speciality designer series paper. 


Tamara added these Puzzle Pieces heart thinlit and the Sunshine Wishes heart thinlit. Such a stunning combination.


MaryKate Scott made this sweet door hanger. 


MaryKate also made this adorable tiny treat box.  It matches the beach color theme in the door hanger.


Adorable cup of chocolates pillow gift made by Elizabeth Charleton.


 Pillow box decorated by Suzie Barnes.


 Tiny treat box decorated by Suzie Barnes.



 Post-it pad swap decorated by Jennifer Daubert.



So much creativity and fun in these projects.  It is a bit challenging to pack everything to bring it home safely.  I hope you have enjoyed this long post and are inspired with new ideas!



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

Orders over $50 will receive the November IDEAS tutorial bundle. Please use the November Host Code when you order is less than $150. 
Host code closes on November 28th.

Orders of $150 or more do not use the Host Code and will earn their own Stampin' Rewards and the November IDEAS tutorial bundle.



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!


Janey

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tropical Stamping Challenge

 It has been a wonderful dream come true to visit the Florida Gulf coast. I have enjoyed time with amazing friends at the beach and watching beautiful sunsets.


Our host challenged us to ponder these inspiring products for a tropical project.

Once we were all settled in, we got busy to create a tropical design to swap with each other.  Here are Susan and Cathy working on their creations.


 MaryKate and Cathy cutting and stamping.


Here are the final designs, first is my card.  Isn't the AMI fun for Anna Maria Island?  My card will be a sweet memento of our time together.


Cathy made a photo page for us.  We can add photos and journaling to it in our 6x8 Memories and More album.


Susan's design has beautiful layers and shapes that reflected the lush plants all around us on our beach adventures.


MaryKate made several projects.  First is a beachy treat holder.


Her luminary made a soothing centerpiece for the patio table.


The luminary holds beautiful shells and an LED tea light.


This is her card with a serene sunset and crane.


Here are my Tropical swaps all ready to share with my friends.


The interior sentiment is stamped in Granny Apple Green and  die cut with layering ovals.


Here is my grid paper with many Stampin' Up! colors stamped off before stamping on my card stock.


 Here is my trick to attach the Linen Thread in a starburst pattern. I attached a small stripe of SNAIL in the center of the DSP and pressed the Linen Thread into the adhesive.


Then I applied a stripe of SNAIL on the back side edge and pressed each Linen Thread into place in the adhesive.  Repeat for the opposite side.


Now you can see the effect of the Linen Thread in a starburst pattern.  Then I used Dimensional to attach the ovals over the top of the Linen Thread.


I used all of these Stampin' Up! colors in my sunset scene.  The layers in the sunset are stamped off once before stamping on the card stock.  I used So Saffron to lightly stamp over all the colors to add a soft glow.


Starting at the water and working up these are the colors:
Ocean: Pool Party
Beach: Sahara Sand
Tree Trunks: Soft Suede
Palm Leaves: Granny Apple Green
Sun: Mango Melody
Sunset Layers: Blushing Bride, Mango Melody, Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather, Coastal Cabana.
So Saffron overlays the entire image, then I die cut with the Layering Ovals framelits.

I hope you enjoyed the tropical challenge projects we designed.  It was fun to stamp together and make memories during our visit.

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

Orders over $50 will receive the November IDEAS tutorial bundle. Please use the November Host Code when you order is less than $150. 
Host code closes on November 28th.

Orders of $150 or more do not use the Host Code and will earn their own Stampin' Rewards and the November IDEAS tutorial bundle.




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!

Janey