2020-2021 Annual Catalog, Dies, Sketch

Wednesday Sketch ~ 4 designs from 1 sketch!!!

 

 

 

Hello Friends!

Welcome back to Wednesday Sketch. I had A LOT of FUN with this clean and simple sketch because I usually do not do “Clean and Simple” but I love how these turned out.

 

This first sample I featured the “Stitched Nested Labels” Dies to create the center focal. The stamp set used for the sentiment came from the “Country Home” stamp set. As always the supply list is below.

 

This second sample is probably my favorite. I am featuring the “Whale Done” stamp set. I just love to color scheme. I think I will saved this one for my grandson’s second birthday. The focal was created using the “Stitched So Sweetly” die set. Are you seeing a theme here???

My Sending Healing Hugs card features the “Layering Ovals” die set…. I have also embellished it using the Bumblebee Gingham ribbon…. SO CUTE!!!

 

Last but not least is this card featuring the “Layering Circles” die set. If you look closely you will also see that this card’s layout is changed around a little from the sketch.

So my 4 projects I have designed all feature the “Playing with Patterns” designer paper and each uses a different layering die set that Stampin’ Up! carry. I use these sets all the time and they are truly staples in my stash. Want them all? Check out the offer below.

Do you have an order and want the very BEST DEAL? Simply sign up as a Luv 2 Ink Shopper. It is truly the best deal ever. You will get to choose $125 worth of product OF YOUR CHOICE, and will receive FREE shipping, along with a facebook family of other like minded crafter’s with fun challenges and friendships, All for ONLY $99+tax Get the Deal Now! Have questions…simply email me at melaniestamps@yahoo.com

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Happy Stamping my friends!
Melanie

Product List

So Sentimental Bundle (English)

$48.50

Whale Done Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)

$17.00

Country Home Photopolymer Stamp Set

$21.00

Layering Circles Dies

$35.00

Layering Ovals Dies

$35.00

Stitched Nested Labels Dies

$35.00

Stitched So Sweetly Dies

$32.00

Terracotta Tile 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$9.75

Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Terracotta Tile Classic Stampin’ Pad

$7.50

Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Just Jade Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Balmy Blue Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Pool Party 3/8" (1 Cm) Sheer Ribbon

$6.00

Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack

$8.00

1/4" Bumblebee Gingham Trim

$7.00

Whisper White 5/8" (1.6 Cm) Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon

$7.50

Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack

$7.00

Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets

$9.00

Playing With Patterns 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper

$11.50

Paper Trimmer

$25.00

Stampin' Dimensionals

$4.00

Stampin' Seal

$8.00

2020-2021 Annual Catalog, Card Making, Dies, stamped designer paper

Focal Friday ~ Loyal Leaves from Stampin’ Up!

 

Welcome back to my Focal Friday!!!

I am featuring the beautiful “Loyal Leaves” stamp set by Stampin’ Up! today because it really spoke to me after seeing these fall photos. I love the rich colors of fall don’t you??

 

 

My first sample I created my own designer paper by taking a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and stamping it with my Stampin’ Up! fall color palette seen above. Bumblebee and Cinnamon Cider are 2 of our newest IN Color’s and I paired them up with Cajun Craze and Shaded Spruce.  These colors together are just perfect for our fall focal photographs.

I have used the Stitched Rectangles die set on both of today’s cards. This is a must have die set, #151820, if you have not had a chance to see it before. I also chose a few foliage leaf dies from the “Nature’s Roots” and “In the Woods” stamp sets. To jazz it up I used a Champagne Foil Sheets #144748, and the Basket Weave & Metallic Mesh Ribbon combo pack from the holiday catalog. Isn’t that an adorable little bow? #153553

 

My second card today was really outside my comfort zone but I really love how it turned out. This one was a lot of fun! I took out 4 of my Stampin’ Up! embossing folders (Linked below). Then I embossed them with Gold & Bronze Foil Sheets. I then matted them with Early Espresso Card stock and arranged them on the front of my A2 card layered on top of a piece of Bumblebee colored paper from the Flowers of Every Season.

 

For the sentiment I stamped the “Missing You” stamp from the Loyal Leaves stamp set. It fits perfectly on the stitched rectangle dies. Again I also used that adorable metallic trim.

 

Do you have an order and want the very BEST DEAL? Simply sign up as a Luv 2 Ink Shopper. It is truly the best deal ever. You will get to choose $125 worth of product OF YOUR CHOICE, and will receive FREE shipping, along with a facebook family of other like minded crafter’s with fun challenges and friendships, All for ONLY $99+tax Get the Deal Now! Have questions…simply email me at melaniestamps@yahoo.com

Interested in joining my VIP Customer Facebook Group? I’d love for you to join. CLICK HERE.
Happy Stamping my friends!
Melanie

Product List

Loyal Leaves Cling Stamp Set

$23.00

Rooted In Nature Clear-Mount Stamp Set

$42.00

Nature's Roots Dies

$39.00

Stitched Rectangles Dies

$35.00

In The Woods Dies

$33.00

Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder

$9.00

Lace 3D Embossing Folder

$10.00

Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder

$10.00

Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder

$10.00

Early Espresso 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$9.75

Flowers For Every Season 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper

$11.50

Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack

$8.00

Copper Foil Sheets

$5.00

Champagne Foil Sheets

$5.00

Shaded Spruce 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Cajun Craze 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

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Wednesday Sketch ~ Forever Fern Stamp Set

Thank you for following my brand new series of Wednesday Sketch with me, Melanie Smith!!! I am playing with the Forever Fern stamp set today by Stampin’ Up! I have combined it with many of the Stampin’ Up! die sets which fit perfectly with today’s sketch.

Do you ever struggle with card design? Using a card sketch can be a valuable tool and really can get your mojo working. This sketch is a unusual shape compared to the normal A2 card size that most demonstrators use. (4.25×5.5″) My cards below measures 5″ square.

The Forever Fern Bundle (#154094) is probably the most versatile suite in the 2020/2021 Annual Catalog. It is perfect for every occasion. I have used it in numerous cards and will continue to. If you have not checked it out yet make sure to check the supply list at the bottom of this post.

I have used numerous other items in this first card. 4 different die sets by Stampin’ Up! including the Layering Circles (#151770), Layering Squares (#151772), Stitched Shapes (#152323) and the Stitched Rectangles (#151820). I probably wouldn’t of normally used this many, but since I was following the sketch It just happened! The “In Good Taste” Designer Series Paper” (#152494) which is a 24 sheet pack of double sided paper is a must have. Last but not least I have embellished this card using the 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon (#150446) and the Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems from the holiday catalog (#153547)

This second sample has used a mixture of the same die sets as the first sample. For the background I embossed it with the Tin Tile 3D embossing folder (#151801) The sentiment is stamped from the Daisy Lane Stamp Set (#149325). The papers include “Flowers for Every Season 6×6” (#152486)  and “In Color 6×6” paper (#153070). Last but not least I finished this card off by adding Enamel Dots (#152480) along with the coordinating Magenta Madness ribbon (#153623)

Do you have an order and want the very BEST DEAL? Simply sign up as a Luv 2 Ink Shopper. It is truly the best deal ever. You will get to choose $125 worth of product OF YOUR CHOICE, and will receive FREE shipping, along with a facebook family of other like minded crafter’s with fun challenges and friendships, All for ONLY $99+tax Sign Up Now! Have questions…simply email me at melaniestamps@yahoo.com

Interested in joining my VIP Customer Facebook Group? I’d love for you to join. CLICK HERE.

Happy Stamping my friends!

Melanie

Product List

Forever Greenery Suite Collection (English)

$105.00

Forever Lovely Photopolymer Bundle

$47.50

Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set

$23.00

Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

$10.00

Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$9.75

Seaside Spray 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Magenta Madness 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Just Jade 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

2020–2022 In Color Enamel Dots

$8.00

2020–2022 In Color 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper

$11.50

Flowers For Every Season 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper

$11.50

In Good Taste Designer Series Paper

$21.00

Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Pad

$7.50

Just Jade Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Seaside Spray 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Metallic Ribbon

$7.00

Magenta Madness 1/4" (6.4 Mm) 2020–2022 In Color Ribbon

$6.00
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Wednesday Sketch #1 ~ His Love and Ornate Gardens by Stampin’ Up!

 

 

Every week seems busier than the last, but YOU still need a little time for card making. So I have designated posts on Wednesday’s each week where I give you a design sketch to motivate you to find crafty moments midweek. Simply click on the “Follow By Email” link along the side bar to make sure you do not miss out on my weekly “Wednesday Sketch” posts. This week I am featuring the “His Love” Stamp set teamed up with the “Ornate Garden” Suite by Stampin’ Up!

Here is your sketch this week. I personally have used this sketch to design the following project.

 

All supplies used are here below. Check back each week for “Wednesday Sketch”

Product List

 

$22.00

Ornate Garden Suite Collection (English)

$136.75

Ornate Frames Dies

$34.00

Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

$15.00

Ornate Style Bundle

$52.00

Stitched So Sweetly Dies

$32.00

Stitched Shapes Dies

$30.00

Terracotta Tile 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$8.75

Bumblebee 8-1/2X11 Cardstock

$8.75

Terracotta Tile Classic Stampin’ Pad

$7.50

Bumblebee Classic Stampin' Pad

$7.50

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$9.75

Clear Block Bundle

$71.50

Stamparatus

$49.00
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Simple Fun Fold Cards ~ w/ Hold on to Hope Bundle

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Hi Everyone,

This week I will be sharing 3 simple fun fold cards with you. I have had a lot of fun learning how to make these and am surprised how very easy they actually are.

A couple of weeks ago I shared 3 other projects using the “Hold on to Hope” stamp & die bundle from Stampin’ Up!® I will link to those three posts at the end of this post just in case you missed them.

For this first card I have is a super simple design. I will list all measurements and that way you can easily create one of your own.

Card Stock Cut and Score Measurements:

Base Card 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ ~ Scored at 3″ & 7 1/4″ ~ Elegant Eggplant

Front Panel Piece 1 (The larger one) is  2 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ ~ Perfect Plum

Front Panel Piece 2 (The smaller one) is 1″ x 5 1/4″ ~ Perfect Plum

Front Focal Piece ~ 3″ x4 1/4″ ~ Elegant Eggplant

Front Focal Piece ~ 2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ ~ Whisper White

For the focal point I have used the Heartfelt Blooms Stamp Set along with the Hold on to Hope Bundle. I cut two of the cross dies in this set. Once with glimmer paper using the solid shaped cross die and the detailed top portion is cut from Silver Metallic Paper. It is so shinny!! Anything with blind must be good huh?

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