June Card Classes

Hello Stampers!  I'm so excited for my June card classes!  First off, they are my favorite of the classes that I teach, and second they are super cute cards this month!  

June card class, Inkin With Dink

We will be playing with a lot of new products from the new catalog!  Our technique this month will be playing with the Chalk Markers!  You really should come and play with us!  You will love it!  Here are the dates and times:

Thursday, June 8th  6:00 p.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Tuesday, June 13th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Friday, June 23rd  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Be sure that you RSVP for the class you can attend and bring your own adhesive!  Hope to see you at class!

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The new catalog is here!

Hello Stampers!  It's time!  The new catalog is finally here!  I'm so excited to be getting lots of new goodies to play with!  

Here is the new catalog in case you haven't seen it yet:

Catalog Click on this picture to view the catalog online.

While I'm still playing with my new goodies, I just wanted to show you the other make n' takes that we made at OnStage using fun new stuff!

Memories & More, Inkin With Dink This card uses the new Memories & More packs!  We cut out the flower and also stamped on one of the cards for the background.  The ribbon is the new Mini Chevron Crushed Curry ribbon!

Birthday Memories designer series paper, Inkin With Dink This card uses the Birthday Memories Designer series paper.  I LOVE how we can now cut images out of the designer series paper using framelits!!!

Thanks for stopping by and keep checking back and I'll start showing projects using new products!

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Weekend projects

Hello Stampers!  Thanks for coming back today to check out my fun projects that I made over the weekend!  I got together with a good friend of mine that I actually met through Stampin' Up!  She lives a couple of hours away and we used to get to see each other every year at Convention and again at Leadership.  Now that Stampin' Up! has changed the way they hold Convention, and the locations, we don't get to see each other very often!  So we decided we just needed to make an effort, and this weekend was it!  We met in the middle on Sunday.  Got a hotel room and stamped and talked for hours!  We had so much fun!  Here are the projects that we made:

Twist & pop card, Inkin With Dink This was the first project that I brought.  I wanted to figure out how to make a twist and pop card!

Twist n' pop card, Inkin With Dink We did it!  So easy and such a WOW card!

Gift card wallet, Inkin With Dink I also wanted to make a gift card wallet using our gift bag punch board!

Gift card wallet, Inkin With Dink They turned out really cute too!  Be watching for a video on how to make these!

pop up card, Inkin With Dink Sue brought this pop up card for us to make!

pop up card, Inkin With Dink This is how it opens up!  Such a fun card!

Inkin With Dink We also made this more elaborate one:

pop up card, Inkin With Dink Here it is opened up.  The right side is it's own card!

pop up card, Inkin With Dink Here is the inside of it!  Such super fun projects! Thanks for stopping by to take a look at them!

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BINGO

Hello Stampers!  Last night was my BINGO class!  We really had a great time!  I had 14 ladies come!  We played six games of BINGO and the prizes were all new products from the upcoming catalog!  We also made three cards using more new products!  Here are the cards that they made:

Fresh Fig card, Inkin With Dink  This card is using the new Crafting Forever stamp set.  It is going to be such a fun stamp set to play with!

Powder pink dsp card, Inkin With Dink This card is using one of the new in-colors, Powder Pink.  We also used the new In-color Glitter Acrylic Shapes!  There are hearts, flowers, arrows, stars and crosses!  They are so fun!

Tranquil Tide dsp card, Inkin With Dink This card uses another one of the new in-colors, Tranquil Tide.  It also has the new Fresh Florals designer series paper stack for the circles and the greeting is from the new Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set!  

This was also my catalog premier night!  I decided to serve some snacks, but I wanted them to have a connection with the new In-colors!  I had so much fun picking the perfect foods!  Here is what I came up with:

In-color snacks

Lemon Lime Twist - I had 7-up to drink!

Fresh Fig - Of course I had Fig Newtons!

Powder Pink - Pixie stix with pink powder inside!

Tranquil Tide - I was able to find Salted Carmel truffles with the perfect color of wrapping!  Yum!

Berry Burst - I made strawberry cookies!  Super easy to make and really yummy!  Here is the recipe:

    1 box cake mix

    2 eggs

    1/3 c vegetable oil

    Heat oven to 375 degrees.  Mix together all ingredients.  Roll into golf ball sized balls and place on cookie sheet.  Cook for 7 - 9 minutes until edges start to brown!  

That's it!  And they smell so yummy while they are baking!

Everybody left with the new catalog in their hands and a full tummy!  Thanks ladies for such a fun evening!

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Masculine swaps

Hello Stampers!  At my team meeting last weekend, our swap theme was masculine cards.  I love doing this theme because it seems like I am always in need of masculine cards and I never seem to have enough!  Now I've got lots of ideas to make more!  Here they are:

IMG_8949-001 Sarah made this card.

IMG_8950-001 Karen made this card.

IMG_8951-001 Lynn made this card.

IMG_8953-001 Debbie N. made this card.

IMG_8954-001 Jackie made this card.

IMG_8955-001 Ann made this card.  

IMG_8956-001 This is what it looks like opened up.

IMG_8957-001 Jeri made this card.

IMG_8958-001 Lisa M. made this card.

IMG_8959-001 Linda made this card. 

IMG_8960-001 Pat V. made this card.

IMG_8961-001 Laura made this card.

IMG_8962-001 Sandy made this card.

IMG_8963-001 Pat B. made this.

IMG_8948-001 This is the card that I made!  It is hard to see in this picture, but inside the word Happy has been embossed with the Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions embossing folder.  And did you notice that I also used the new Tranquil Tide for my card base!  It is a great color!

Thanks for stopping by!

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April team meeting swaps

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to share with you the swaps that I received from my April team meeting.  Our theme for the month was anything with a flower!  

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IMG_8857-001 Laura made this card.

IMG_8858-001Lynn made this card.

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IMG_8860-001 Made by Debbie H.

IMG_8861-001 Made by Debbie N.

IMG_8862-001 Made by Sheila.

IMG_8863-001 Made by Sherri.

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IMG_8866-001 Made by Jeri.

IMG_8867-001 Made by Karen.

IMG_8855-001 This is the card that I made.  I used some of the new items coming out in the new catalog!  And I love this new In-color, Fresh Fig!

Thanks for stopping by!  Don't forget that if you want anything that is retiring, you need to order quickly!  Lots of accessories are sold out already, but retiring stamp sets are guaranteed until May 22.  Hop over to my Inkin With Dink online store and place your order today!  If you see the items in my store, they are still available!

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SAB Celebration

Hello Stampers!  I had such a great time this weekend at my annual Sale-a-bration Celebration!   I had about 25 - 30 people come to stamp, socialize, snack, and play games!  

SAB Celebration goodies Here is my check-in station.

SAB Celebration goodies, Custom Tees Everyone got to pick out a fun chocolate t-shirt.  Thanks to Brenda Quintana for the fabulous idea!

IMG_8829-001 The room is all ready!

SAB Celebration Everyone got to pick out a little wooden crate to put their candy in.

SAB Celebration

SAB Celebration Super cute huge iced sugar cookies for everyone!

IMG_8833-001 I had a small BOGO table.

These are the cards that they all got to make:

Inkin With Dink, Birthday Blooms

Inkin With Dink, Stylized Birthday, Better Together

Inkin With Dink, Guy Greetings

Inkin With Dink, Beautiful You

And here are the ladies making their cards and playing games:

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It was a fabulous day!  Can't wait for the next one!!!

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April Paper Pumpkin kit

Hello Stampers!  I have been super busy this week prepping for my Sale-a-bration Celebration tomorrow!  I'm so excited for it!  I have almost 30 ladies coming!!  I will have pictures later.  Today I wanted to share with you what I did yesterday morning.  Every month, on the last Thursday of the month, I have a meetup at a local Bread Company for my Paper Pumpkin subscribers to bring their kits and work on them.  

Here is what I did yesterday:

April Paper Pumpkin kit This is the April kit, and I think I have to say it is one of my favorites!  As I was doing the watercoloring, I wasn't so sure, but when I added it to the black card bases, they really popped!  Love them!

Would you like to subscribe to this wonderful monthly kit?  It is only $19.95 per month and it is delivered directly to your door.  Every thing you need to complete the kit is provided except for some adhesive.  And you certainly can't beat 12 cards for $20 dollars!!  You just have to sign up by the 10th of the month to receive that month's kit, so be sure to contact me by May 10th!

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Silhouette cards

Hello Stampers!  Have I ever told you how much I love to make cards???  I know it is probably pretty obvious, but I do love it!  I take a class once a month where we make papercrafts using our Silhouette machines.  Well this month's cards were so cute!  Want to see them?  Here they are:

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They were so much fun!  Don't forget about the Stampin' Up! retiring list!  Items are selling out on a daily basis, so if there is something you want that is retiring, you better get it before it is gone!  

Retiringlist

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OnStage swaps and a giveaway!!!

Hello Stampers!  I'm so excited!  I'm off today for a few days in Shreveport!  Three of us from my team are heading out to Stampin' Up!'s OnStage event!  I so can't wait to see the new catalog and new products!!!  I'll be able to share some stuff once I get back home.  But don't forget to check out my Inkin With Dink Facebook page to check in on some of the fun!

I'm participating in two organized swaps and also doing some general swaps!  Want to see them?

IMG_8624-001 Here is my swap for the first organized swap.  You can't really see it but I used an aquapainter to look like rain drops!

IMG_8625-001 Here is my card for my second organized swap.  I debated and debated about this swap, I realize not everyone is as big of a Disney fan as I am!!!

IMG_8623-001 This is my general swap.

Hey, leave me a comment and let me know which swap you like the best!  I'll do a drawing next Wednesday, April 12th for a some FREE product!

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April card class

Hello Stampers!  I have been super busy trying to get ready for the upcoming Stampin' Up! OnStage event!  Me and two of my team mates leave bright and early Thursday morning!  I'm so excited!!!

I wanted to share with you though the cards that we will be making in this month's card and technique classes!

April card class, Inkin With Dink I love these card!  Can you tell what we used for the blue flower???  Here is when we will be making these cards:

Tuesday, April 11th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Thursday, April 20th  6:00 p.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Friday, April 21st  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Please RSVP for the class you are able to attend and don't forget to bring your own adhesive!

My newsletter comes out tomorrow and will list all of my upcoming classes and locations!  Don't miss a single class!  Sign up today in the right sidebar!

Be checking my Inkin With Dink Facebook page while I'm away for updates on the event!  Can't wait to share what I can with you!

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Sad day!

Hello Stampers!  It is a sad day here!  Not only is Sale-a-bration about to end, but the 2015 - 2017 In-Colors are about to retire!  That's right!  These colors will be going away for good!

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There are only 3 more days of Sale-a-bration!  Here are some more samples using some of the FREE products!

Tasty Truck stamp set, Inkin With Dink This is a little truck box I made using the Tasty Trucks stamp set.  So cute!

Tasty Truck stamp set, Inkin With Dink This is also a card I created using the same Tasty Trucks stamp set that we made in my recent birthday stamp-a-stack class.

Hey, Chick stamp set, Inkin With Dink Here is another sample using the Hey, Chick stamp set.  We also made this one, and the next one, in my recent birthday stamp-a-stack class.

Avant Garden stamp set, Inkin With Dink This card uses the Avant Garden stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by, taking a look, and for making me feel better!  

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Carried Away dsp and a cool tin!

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to showcase a couple of the Sale-a-bration items.  The first is the gorgeous Carried Away designer series paper!  This is a package of 12 sheets of 12 X 12 designer series paper!  It is gorgeous paper and is great for scrapbooking and card making.  This was the paper we used at my Carried Away card class last month!

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I also received this swap using the designer series paper:

Carried Away dsp, Inkin With Dink

And I used this designer series paper to decorate my free tin!  

Carried Away dsp, Inkin With DInk

Unfortunately, if you didn't get this tin already, it is sold out!  But if you did, you can decorate it like this!

Thanks for stopping by!  Tomorrow I'll be showing my swaps from this month's meeting!

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Hey, Chick!

Hello Stampers!  This week I want to showcase the Sale-a-bration stamp set Hey, Chick!  At first I wasn't too wild about this stamp set, but like usual, once I start seeing all of the super cute samples that people are making, I start liking it more and more! Here are some of the samples:

Hey, Chick, Inkin With Dink This was one of the make n' take cards from our February team meeting.

Hey, Chick, Inkin With Dink This was another one of the make n' takes from the FEbruary team meeting.

Hey, Chick, Inkin With Dink I received this card in a swap.

Hey, Chick, Inkin With Dink I received this card in a swap.

Hey, Chick, Inkin WIth DInk I received this card in a swap.

Well, is this set growing on you?  Don't forget that you can only get it while supplies last or until the end of this month!  Hop over to my Inkin With Dink online store and place your order today!

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