May card classes

Hello Stampers!  I can't believe it is May already!  Where has this year gone so far???  Spring is flying by too!  Both of my girls have finals this week and then next week starts summer vacation!  I'm so ready though to have both of them at home again!

I wanted to show you the cards that we will be making in this month's card classes.  One of the cards that we are making is made using a stamp set that will be retiring at the end of this month.  The other two use stamp sets that will be carried over into the new catalog!  

Speaking of the new catalog, I'm loving it!  I really love the new in-colors.  I made a video of me opening up my preorder box.  I will get it edited and added here tomorrow.

Back to this month's cards!

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Here are the dates and times of the classes:

Tuesday, May 10th  10:00 a.m.  (Hobby Lobby - Arnold)

Thursday, May 26th  6:00 p.m.  (Hobby Lobby - Arnold)

Friday, May 27th  6:30 p.m.  (First Baptist Church - Arnold)

The cost of the class is $10 or free with a minimum purchase.  Please RSVP to whichever class you can attend and remember to bring your own adhesive! 

See you soon!

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Monthly Card Class

Hello Stampers!  I have my last card class for this month tomorrow evening, and I realized I haven't shown you the cards that we will be making yet!  So, here they are:

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We will be making a wedding card using the new Wink of Stella pen!  Love it!!!  We will also be watercoloring an Easter card and making a missing you card!  Here is the information about tomorrow nights class:

Hobby Lobby - Arnold

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

$10 or free with an order

Please RSVP and bring your own adhesive.  Can't make it to class but love the cards, let me know and I'll make up a kit for you!

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Label Love stamp set

Hello Stampers!  Today I'm going to be showcasing the retiring stamp set Label Love.  Here are some samples:

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Aren't they great examples!  Love this stamp set!  Don't forget to take a look at some of the other retiring products:

Retiring products

Thanks for stopping by!

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Embellished Events

Hello Stampers!  Today I thought we would take a look at some of the samples I have from the retiring stamp set, Embellished Events.  There are quite a few of them!  Here they are:

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WOW!  You can really do a lot with this stamp set!  Tons of great images! 

Check out the rest of the retiring products:

Retiring products

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All Occasion stamp-a-stack

Hello Stampers!  Just wanted to send out a little reminder about my Stamp-a-stack class going on tomorrow!  It will be at the Hobby Lobby in Arnold at 10:00 a.m.  We will be making 8 cards, two each of four designs.  There will be a get well card, sympathy card, wedding card and an anniversary card. 

Here they are:

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Can't make it to class?  Just let me know and I'll put together a kit for you for the same price.  Please RSVP if you are able to attend!  Hope to see you on Saturday!

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Monthly Card Class

Hello Stampers!  Well, it's the beginning of the month, so it's time to remind you about my class schedule for this month!  Today I'll be showing you the cards that we will be making in this month's card class.

IMG_3640 The Easter card is a side stair-step card.  Here are the dates and times of this month's classes:

Tuesday, March

Friday, March

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Please RSVP to whichever class you would like to attend and bring your own adhesive.  Can't make it to class but would still like to make these cards?  I offer kits for you to complete on your own time!  Just let me know!

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More Valentine and love swaps

Hello Stampers!  Time for some more swaps from our January team meeting!

IMG_2941 This card was made by Pat B.

IMG_2942 This card was made by Lisa.

IMG_2943 This card was made by Laura.

IMG_2945 This card was made by Julie.

 

IMG_2948 Finally, this is the card that I made.  I just love the Cheerful Critters stamp set from the Occasions catalog!


IMG_2952 This is a special Valentine treat that Lisa made for all of us!  Darn you Lisa!  I wasn't going to purchase the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit, but the bags are just so darn cute!  Add one more thing to my wish list!

Thanks for stopping by to check out my swaps.  Hope you have been inspired!

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Wedding card swap

Hello Stampers!  We recently held a wedding card swap with my team.  I thought I would show you some of them today!

IMG_1632 I love the way the silver twine was tied around the ribbon know!  Don't know which one of my talented team members made this card.

IMG_1633 Pat B. made this beautiful card!  Love the way she used the foil vellum behind the sentiment!

IMG_1634 Lisa made this beautiful card.  I love the technique of inking your embossing folders for the background of the card.

IMG_1635 This beauty was made by Laura.  Love the washi tape on this card!

IMG_1636 This pretty card was made by Karen.  Love the blackberry bliss with the grey!

IMG_1637 Lynn made this beautiful card!  The burlap ribbon is so popular!

IMG_1638 Pat B. made this pretty card.  More purple on a wedding card!  Love it!

IMG_1639 This beautiful card was made by Debbie!  She used the bird punch for both the branches on the heart, and the birds of course!  Love it!

IMG_1640 This is the swap that I made.  I used the Blossom punch to make the flower.

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you have enjoyed seeing all of the wedding cards! If you are intersted in joining in our team swaps, let me know!  I'll tell you how you can!

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Wedding car gift card holder

Hello Stampers!  Do you remember the wedding I was talking back back in May?  It was a really good friend of mine's daughter.  I wanted to make her some super cute gifts because she is crafty also, and I knew that she would appreciate all of the time and energy put into her gifts!  I have to show you this super cute Wedding gift card holder that I recently made!  It is a convertible wedding car!  Super cute!

IMG_0580 This is a picture of the side of the car.

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IMG_0582 This is the back of the car with the cans hanging off!  If you pull open the trunk holding on to the trailer hitch, it opens up and the gift card fits snuggly inside!  The cans were made using our silver foil paper.  Perfect!

IMG_0583 This is the inside of the car!  Don't you just love it!!! 

I made the car in the wedding colors which were yellow and gray.  I got the tutorial for this from Lorri's site!  I can't wait for another wedding to come up so that I can make another one of these fun projects!  It did take me quite awhile to do, but Lorri's directions were very clear and easy to follow!

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July team meeting show n' tells

Hello Stampers!  Sunday was our July team meeting.  At every meeting, everyone is encouraged to bring with them some projects that they have been working on.  Everyone loves to see what everybody else is up to, and it gives us some great ideas!  Here are some of this month's projects:

  IMG_1510 This is a super cute little washcloth cupcake that Laura made as a wedding shower gift!  Super cute!

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IMG_1512 This is a fun card that Lisa made.  She used the Work of Art stamp set.  Have I mentioned before how much I love this stamp set???  I think I'm going to have to CASE this card!

IMG_1516 This is a fun card that Karen made using the Word Bubble Framelits.  I think I'm going to have to CASE this card too! 

Laura brought a scrapbook album that she has been working on using some of the Project Life products!  I thought I had taken a photo of it, but I guess I didn't.  I'm definitely going to have to give this a try!

Everyone who attended Convention brought their swap cards!  We had hundreds of cards there for everybody to look at, take pictures of, and get inspired by!  We hold these meetings in a local restaurant, and some of the employees were coming back to look at some of our samples!  What better way to get the word out about what we do and love!!

Thanks for stopping by today!

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Wedding gifts

Hello Stampers!  Remember a few days ago, I was telling you about the wedding that I went to of a friend of mine's daughter?  Well, I want to show you some of the gifts that I made for her!

IMG_0587-002 This is an ornament that I made using their wedding invitation!  I simply cut the invitation into strips, curled them using my bone folder, and then put them into a clear glass ornament.  Then I simply tied a piece of daffodil delight ribbon around the top!  Super cute and what a great keepsake!

IMG_0595-003 This is a frame that I made in My Digital Studio using the Meant To Be downloads.  It was super easy to use and there are several wedding downloads available.  I printed it out in black ink on a Crumb Cake piece of cardstock. 

Thanks for stopping by!

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Wedding card

Hello Stampers!  Recently, a really close friend of mine's daughter got married.  Of course, I had to make her a card! 

One of my favorite wedding cards to make the the intertwining hearts card.

IMG_0584-001 This is what the card looked like closed.  The background is actually a patterned yellow piece of designer series paper. 

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I simply laid all of the Heart Framelits on a piece of cardstock all at the same time and ran it through the Big Shot.  Starting with the largest heart, take every other one and adhere them to the front of the card, alternating which side of the heart is adhered to the card front.

I added an extra heart to the inside of the card.  Super easy and fun to make! 

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Swap cards

Hello Stampers!  I have some more beautiful cards to show you today!  These are some more cards that I received as swaps.

IMG_0346 This fun birthday card was made by Laura Borchert.  She used the Bird Builder punch (117191) for the flames!

IMG_0347 This beautiful card was made by Christy Kimball.  She used the Summer Silhouettes stamp set (w-132082 c-126447) from the catalog. 

IMG_0342 I love the colors on this card!  This card was made by Allison Archives.  She used the Flower Shop stamp set (w-130939 c-130942).  I love this stamp set!  Plus it comes in a bundle with a coordinating punch and you can save 15%!

IMG_0343  This card was made by Chris Anderson.  This is a beautiful wedding card using the Label Love stamp set (w-130619 c-130622).  It also has a coordinating punch and you can purchase them together in a bundle and save 15%!

Don't forget to check out the retiring products and then hop over to my Inkin With Dink online store and place your order today before it is all gone!

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January card class

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to show you the cards that we will be making at this month's card classes.

IMG_0950-002We will be using some of the new products from the Occasions catalog!  I'm so excited for these new products!  Here are the dates and times of my card classes this month:

Tuesday, January 14th  10:00 a.m.  (my house)

Wednesday, January 15th  7:00 p.m.  (my house)

Friday, January 24th  6:30 p.m.  (FBCA)

Friday, January 31st  6:00 p.m.  (Hobby Lobby)

Please RSVP to whichever class you are able to attend, and bring your own adhesive!

Can't make it to one of my classes?  I have kits available for my classes!  For the same price you will receive all of the items needed to make these cards, plus step by step instructions for completing your cards!

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