Who doesn't love the idea of making 14 cards using up only one sheet of patterned paper? We are trying this oldie but goodie One Sheet Wonder technique in VIP Club this month.
As part of the VIP Club, we normally make 3 cards, free with a $25+ order. So since we are making 14 this month, I asked members to provide their own envelopes, white ribbon, and rhinestones, if desired. And as always, you'll need your basic adhesive to assemble.
If you want to try out this technique, I have extra packets all cut for you! Just let me know if you would like one to pick up at my house in Indianapolis during this time of quarantine. Your packet is free until the end of March with a $25+ order on my website using this host code at check-out: H62NMQGB. Plus, don't forget it's still Sale-A-Bration, so choose a free item when your order is $50 or more!
This month in VIP, we made Fancy Fold Cards. I have a board on Pinterest of ideas I want to try...when I have time to get around to them. I always like to follow YouTube videos since I am a visual learner and it helps figure out if I am folding the right way! Here are the three cards we made with the tutorials we followed.
Beware, this card uses a lot of paper! And instead of stamping and die cutting like in the video, we just fussy cut out the images from the Birthday Bonanza DSP. I also skipped all the presents on the front and went with a (retired) simpler Happy Birthday die cut. For this card, the Birthday Bonanza stamp set works great, but also make sure to have some liquid glue!
This card requires 12 x 12 cardstock, but you can make two cards out of one sheet. Stampin' Up! sells 12x12 cardstock in variety packs, by color family. The only colors we sell individually are Whisper White and Very Vanilla, which I realized I was out of when I started prepping this card! So we went with a Flirty Flamingo base to coordinate with the Lily Impressions DSP, free right now with a $50 order during Sale-A-Bration. The fun of this fold is having butterflies "fly off the card." So make sure you have some butterflies to add!
For this fun fold, we pulled out retired coffee stamps and paper to make a fun design. Once again, you need 12x12 cardstock for this, so we used Early Espresso. Just make sure you have a trimmer, tear & tape, and a ruler for this card!
Which fold do you like best? Post a comment below!
The VIP Club made cards this month using the whitewashing technique. It's a pretty simple, yet stunning technique. All you need is white craft ink and an aqua painter! For all three cards we made, we heat embossed the image first, so a heat tool, Versamark, and embossing powder would also be helpful. Oh, and don't forget an embossing buddy to reduce the static and keep the powder where you want!
Here are the 3 cards we made:
If you need any of these products to try out the whitewashing technique, now is a great time to purchase an Stampin' Up! starter kit and get some products for free! From now until March 31, 2020, choose $125 of any products for just $99. Plus get free shipping, a free Paper Pumpkin kit, free paper sampler pack, free trimmer, and a free stamp set of your choice! Contact me to join my team!
On Friday, November 15, I took a road trip up to Lansing, Michigan for the OnStage Stampin' Up! event. We had about 18 of us, between the IN Stampers and the Vintage Rose team from Illinois. Pat & Maureen rode in my car and we arrived in time for me to attend CentreStage, an event for leaders where we had a buffet, got the new catalogs early, received a gift, and got to celebrate with others.
On Saturday, the event lasted from 9am-5pm, but of course we got there early to swap! It was fun to go with so many ladies who were attending an event for their first time, especially watching them win Prize Patrol! We got to see so many sneak peeks, and then could place an order of new products early, 2 months before the catalogs go live on January 3! At the end, I volunteered for clean-up duty before heading to dinner at Claddaugh's. After dinner, our group headed back to the Quality Inn to participate in a Shoebox Swap until midnight...well past my bedtime, but worth it! Next event I will be attending is in May, location to be announced, and then New Orleans in August, another event for leaders. So grateful for these opportunities to travel for "work"! Check out my pictures below!
Interested to join the IN Stampers and attend Stampin' Up! events? Read more here!
This weekend's VIP Club attempted the Floating Frame technique.
Over this summer, this technique was all over Facebook and Pinterest, so I had to try it!
Check out the video below to show you how to do this technique. You will need Press N Seal (which costs about $5 at Kroger) and a lot of dimensionals!
The first card we made used retired Watermelon Wonder cardstock and the Butterfly paper from last year's Sale-A-Bration since I didn't have the stamp set he used. I used the A Big Thank You set to add the sentiments to both cards. I love how it looks like the butterflies are flying off the cards!
And for this card I used the retired Vintage Leaves bundle and the retired Hello You dies. I love the look of fall with these colors! It turned out to be a lot of work to prep, but at least it makes two cards!
VIP Clubs started back up in September and the Still Scenes bundle was a perfect technique to kick things off! To make your own snow globes, you will need some Snow Globe Shaker Domes and some things to shake like the new Ice Stamping Glitter and the Snowflake Sequins. Check out this video to see the new bundle from the 2019 Holiday Catalog!
And for the third card, ladies could design their own or choose one of the options below. I made a beach scene using sand from the Dollar Store, shells I was about to throw away, and Sail Away trinkets (which you can't see in the picture). The images are all Paper Pumpkin stamps and the background was the Bird Ballad DSP. For the Halloween version, I used the Monster Bash DSP as the background and some stars I had laying around to shake. Next up for VIP is the Floating Image technique...let me know if you are interested in being a Guest VIP in October!
Do you love pretty paper? The 2019 Holiday Catalog is filled with it, so I decided to organize a DSP share!
For $25, you'll receive a 6x6 piece of each sheet from the following 8 packs of paper.
Want in? Send me your $25 via cash, check or Paypal and I'll get you your sampler pack!
If you live outside of Indy, add $5 for shipping.
Sign ups are now open for the next VIP Card Club!
The group will consist of six people who commit to attending six private card classes and agree to place a minimum order of $25 each time. At the VIP Card Club, you will make 3 projects (different than the cards of the month) FREE of charge with the $25 minimum order. Each Club, we will rotate who gets the Stampin’ Rewards, a minimum of $15 in FREE products. The Club starts in September and goes through April (no Club in November or December). Choose between Saturday morning or Sunday afternoon.
Email me to sign up and let me know if you want Saturday or Sunday!
When Stampin' Up! calls and asks you to present a new bundle from the new Annual Catalog, you say "yes!" ...even if it is daisies! If you know me, you know I am not a flower girl. But when I started playing with the new Daisy Lane stamp set and coordinating Medium Daisy Punch, I admit I like daisies a little more!
As part of my presentation, I designed three cards, one for each kind of stamper: Beginner, Casual, and Avid.
Below are the cards I designed, which will be variations of the cards we will be making in the Daisy Lane Card Class on July 28th, perfect for summer! As part of this product based class, attendees will receive the new Daisy Lane bundle with their event registration. Supplies such as cardstock, envelopes, ink, and embellishments will be provided at the class.
So if you love flowers and have to have the new Daisy Lane stamp set and Medium Daisy punch, make sure to sign up for the class! The cost is $45 and the deadline to register is 7/18/19. The first 3 people who register receive their own pack of Perennial Essence Floral Centers! Please bring your own scissors and favorite adhesive.