Hello my Stampin' Friends!
Gosh – where has the time gone? We've had a hectic time around here; busy with getting my eldest son ready for College, and my youngest for grade 10; preparing for new windows in the house, getting ready for new classes, and finding time to play with all my new goodies from the Holiday Catalogue – *phew!* Busy, but fun!
I hope you've been having a good summer, yourself. Did you take any exciting trips, or have family visit?
My sister and brother-in-law were here last weekend for a visit, and it was my brother's birthday, so we had a wonderful visit together 🙂
My brother's birthday also gave me the perfect excuse to make a card using the New Thinlit Card Die – yippee!!
Here's what I made:
How cute is that?!
I just love how easy this was! I'm going to make a tutorial for this, but just to quickly share with you – I cut the Bermuda Bay card stock 5 7/8" x 5 1/2", and cut the Birthday Basics designer series paper to fit the right hand side at 2 7/8" x 5 1/2". I adhered it onto the right side of the card stock, with the exception of the small section that 'flips'; ran it through the Big Shot – and I was almost done!!
I stamped the cupcake and sentiment (from the retired 'Easy Events' set), and the sentiment from 'Yippee Skippee' for the reverse, onto Whisper White card stock, and using the label framelit that comes with the Thinlit Card die set, ran them through the Big Shot – and that part was done! I used my Stampin' Write Markers to colour and Bermuda Bay ink, and adhered them to the 'flip' portion.
I wanted to add a little extra 'bling' to the card, so I dressed it up with strips of the Silver Glimmer paper, and some more of the Birthday Basic dsp.
The card was a big hit – my family shares the same sense of humour! 🙂
If you want to make a 'WOW' card that doesn't take a 'wow' lot of time – these Thinlit Card Dies are the way to go! Next time, I'll share with you how to extend the card, to add an extra fold!
Just in time for Christmas preparations, Stampin' Up! has just release a group of NEW SINGLE STAMPS!! These are all Holiday themed, and perfect for cards, tags, scrap books – whatever you want to use them for! They are available NOW til January 2014, so you can start making your Christmas cards any time now.
If you'd like to order any of these stamps, or the Thinlit Card Dies, you can either contact me directly to place your order (firstname.lastname@example.org 604.298.0472) or click on my signature below to go directly to my store, and order online.
And remember – my SPECIAL BIG SHOT OFFER of a FREE Embossing Folder or 1/2 OFF any Framelit set of your choice lasts only until August 31st 2013, so get your order in soon!
If you'd like to earn some FREE PRODUCT – including maybe that Big Shot! – the best way is to host your own Stampin' Up! Party for you & your friends. You supply the place & simple beverages/snacks for your guests, and I bring all the supplies & fun; when you & your friends place their orders, you as Hostess can qualify for FREE or even Half Price products.
So let's have some fun – and get ready to party!! 🙂 Contact me now to book your Stampin' Up! Party, or to place your order!
Talk to you soon,