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Craft Retreat and Daisy Punch

Filed under: Projects — August 18, 2017 @ 8:44 am

I’m heading out today for a weekend craft retreat.  It’s fun to get together with friends, not have to cook, and have time just for creative fun!  I should have lots more to share next week.

Here’s another Daisy Punch card that I made.  Aren’t these fun colors?  I wasn’t sure about the new In Color Lemon-Lime Twist at first, but I have been won over.

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Today’s tip:

For the best detail with the new Dynamic embossing folders, spritz lightly with water, then run through from both directions.  You only need one cutting pad, because the folders are extra thick.

Get product info by clicking on the thumbnail photos below.  And check out previous posts for lots more Daisy ideas.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson
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Clearance Rack and Daisy Punch

Filed under: Projects — August 16, 2017 @ 8:43 am

Just thought you would want to know:

Dozens of new items have been added to the Clearance Rack, including some favorite designer papers, dies and punches.  This is just a partial screenshot:

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AND….The Daisy Punch is back on the Low Inventory List.  Which means if you are one of the few that doesn’t have it yet, now would be a good time to pick it up.

Here is another Daisy project.  My black-eyed susans are in full bloom right now, so this is an appropriate card for today.  And you, my readers and customers, brighten my day!

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Today’s Tip:

Stamp the daisy onto Crushed Curry Cardstock in Early Espresso ink and punch.  Cut in half and layer to make one flower.  Add an Early Espresso punched circle.

Click on the thumbnails below for product information.

And don’t forget my offer for the Carols of Christmas bundle while you are at the store.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

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Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle

Crushed Curry 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

Early Espresso 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

Old Olive 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock

Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad

Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad

1/2" Circle Punch

Duet Banner Punch

Summer Catch Up

Filed under: Projects — August 14, 2017 @ 3:18 pm

While the pre-release of Carols of Christmas bundle was calling my name, I realized that there exist a bunch of forgotten cards that I made for my Delightful Daisy Suite series that are feeling rather left out of my blog.

But first, a commercial break – check out this Stampin’ Up! special for Paper Pumpkin.  I love taking my Paper Pumpkin with me when I travel.  I can’t wait to get the kit for my favorite season –  I’m envious that new subscribers can get it for half price!

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Back to Daisy Delight:  My first card just uses the stamped sentiment.   Strips of In Color cardstock are aligned in an interesting pattern.

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For the second card, I used the Tranquil Tulip set to make the background, Soft Sayings for the sentiments and a circle of the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper.

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For the third card I added a jar from the Jar of Love stamp set and matching framelit dies.   Sharing Sweet Thoughts, the Ronald McDonald house set for this year, would also be great for a Daisy in a jar.

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Today’s Tip:

See the shiny center on the daisy?  Just use the Fine tip Glue Pen.

Click on the images below to see product details.

Get your free Circle Latch Card tutorial with purchase of the Carols of Christmas bundle at my website shop.

More Daisy cards coming,

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

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 Carols Of Christmas Clear-Mount Bundle

Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle

Jar Of Love Photopolymer Bundle

Sharing Sweet Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper

Tranquil Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set

Fine-Tip Glue Pen

Soft Sayings Card Kit

Carols of Christmas

Filed under: Projects — August 10, 2017 @ 8:35 am

Have you ever taken a card completely apart and put it together again?  I wasn’t sure I liked how most of the ornaments from this Carols of Christmas card were covered by the large sentiment.

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Today’s Tip:

-Cut apart your sentiment for an entirely different look!

Happy Crafting,

Kim Wilson

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Carols of Christmas

Filed under: Projects — August 8, 2017 @ 3:29 pm

I wish I had more time to play with this delightful bundle that has been pre-released by Stampin’ Up this month.  Here is one easy but glamorous card I have completed, backing the die cut panel with Glimmer Paper.

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Today’s Tip:

-Mount the top panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals to add some space between the trees and the glimmer paper.  Add the Circle with Dimensionals too.  How could we live without Stampin’ Dimensionals!  Did you know they now come Mini too?

Click on any of the pictures below to see product details.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson
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Carols of Christmas for Summer Cards

Filed under: Projects — August 2, 2017 @ 9:29 am

The Stampin’ Up! special for August is a pre-release of the Carols of Christmas Bundle.  I wanted to show how to use these holiday products for a summer card, so I paired it with the Colorful Seasons bundle from the Annual Catalog.

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I made two versions of this card.  The first one with a Color Theory DSP background and the second with a simple background of Sahara Sand Cardstock, adding the deer and drink diecuts.

Today’s Tips:

*You can purchase each of the stamp sets and die sets separately, but together they are bundled at 10% off.  Click on the photos below for product details.

*The Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals are a dream for adhering the small diecuts!

Happy Crafting,

Kim Wilson
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Carols of Christmas

Filed under: Projects — August 1, 2017 @ 6:24 am

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I am excited to share with you an early release from the Holiday Catalog.

Thanks Stampin’ Up for giving us this beautiful bundle to play with in August! And for gifting so many of the new products to me on the Incentive Trip to Thailand so I can share pictures and projects with my readers.

The Carols of Christmas stamp set echos favorite Christmas carols and pairs beautifully with this Designer Series Paper (available in September).  You can purchase the stamps and dies separately or together as a bundle at 10% savings.

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I think you will love the versatility of the Card Front Builder Thinlit Dies. You get a fun assortment of dies to make card borders as well as dies for Christmas shapes.

I have had a chance to play already and love this new bundle.  How do you like this fun fold latch card?  The instruction sheet is free if you order the bundle from my website shop.

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Isn’t the little deer sweet?  Make sure you purchase some Mini Dimensionals to add him to your projects.  And I can see using the tree dies all year long.

Thank you for supporting my home business.  I hope you will enjoy these fun products as much as I do.  And if you want to get the rest of the Merry Little Christmas Suite EARLY, check out the starter kit and Join the Fun!

Today’s Tip – if you start building the starter kit, there should be a category for the Holiday Catalog and you can view all the new products.

Happy Crafting,

Kim Wilson

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Last Day – don’t miss out!

Filed under: Projects — July 31, 2017 @ 10:32 am

July has been amazing.

Lots of Bonus Days coupons have been emailed.

New friends have joined our Stampin’ Up family.

You have enjoyed some sneak peeks from the Holiday catalog.

But all good things come to an end!  Today is the last day to:

Earn Bonus Days Coupons.

Join the Fun and get a $72 gift.

Sign up for my newsletter and be sure I have your address to get your Holiday Catalog delivered right to your mailbox.

Here’s another Sneak Peek from the new Holiday Catalog.  This is the first time we have had a “Mega Suite”  – two bundles, two DSP’s and lots of fun accessories, all coordinating in Stampin’ Up style.

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A few of my latest creations are on top of the beautiful papers.  I will share them with you in future posts.

BTW, the Carols of Christmas stamp set (bottom left) is part of your gift for signing up in July.  There is no obligation, just fun and lots of perks like a 20% discount.  I would be happy to answer any of your questions about being a demonstrator.

Happy Crafting,

Kim Wilson

 

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog

Filed under: Projects — July 28, 2017 @ 8:56 am

I’m so excited to share with you another new suite of products from the Holiday Catalog.  Painted Autumn gives us a beautiful stamp set (Painted Harvest) a Leaf Punch and some gorgeous hand painted Designer Series Paper.  You can see a few easy projects I have made with this suite.

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Painted Harvest reminds me of the popular Tranquil Tulip stamp set.  You don’t have to stamp off or use different ink colors to get images with dimension. I think this just might be your favorite new stamp set too!

Some other autumn products I was given at the Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip are included in the photo.  The Pick a Pumpkin stamp set is a whimsical set bundled with some fun Thinlits Dies.  And the black Crochet Trim is really beautiful.  I can’t wait to play more with all the new fall products.

I’m a little worried that the new punches in this catalog will sell out before the catalog goes live – just like the Daisy Punch did.  The best way to be sure you get them in time for your fall projects is to become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  There is no obligation, but you get to order everything a month early!  And there is a special Christmas in July gift valued at $72 that you will get automatically when you sign up by the 31st.  It’s quick and easy at my website.  Check out the details here.

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Happy Crafting,

Kim Wilson

Bonus Days end soon!  Check out my website shop and don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter while you are there.

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Daisy Delight

Filed under: Projects — July 28, 2017 @ 7:53 am

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I traveled to Thailand for my first ever Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip.  You can follow my adventures on my Facebook page HERE.

While I am catching up from my trip, I will share some projects I have made with the Daisy Delight bundle.

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The Daisy Delight Designer Series Paper takes center stage again with the Daisy Punch in the above cards.

I also featured the bundle in my July Card Class (below).  If you purchase from me this month, I’ll email you my Instruction Sheets and send you a gift soon.  I appreciate your business!

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Tip:  Purchase the bundle plus the matching Designer Series Paper and Cardstock Pack and you have just enough to qualify for a $5 bonus days coupon!  Click on the product list at the bottom of this post.   The Daisy Punch is back in stock!

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It’s Christmas in July – get a $72 gift from Stampin’ Up! when you purchase the Demonstrator Starter Kit for $99 at my website.  Start your own stamping business or enjoy the discount and other perks as a hobby.  You will be glad you started now – the Holiday Catalog is coming soon!  I have a team challenge going on in our Facebook group, so the sooner you start the sooner you can join in the fun.

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Happy crafting,
Kim Wilson

 
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