Best Catch in a Country Floral Lake

My boys have a vacation from school March 8-17. So to start off their Spring Break, I brought them 4 hours up north to my parents’ place. Isn’t this view of the frozen lake from their living room amazing?!

Early March 2019 Spring Break fun at the cabin! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

We left for the lake Thursday and are heading back home this evening. But we’ve had a wonderful time: waffles with whipped cream and berries,…

Early March 2019 Spring Break fun at the cabin! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

…trips into town for snacks, sleeping in the bunk bed room, watching movies, and of course outdoor fun! I know many of us in Minnesota are getting tired of the incredible amounts of snow we’ve gotten this year. (I feel sorry for those that don’t own a snow blower.) But my boys and I have loved all the sledding we’ve been able to do. And we we were in heaven at the cabin because the snow banks were high, the temps were super comfortable, and the long steep hill (their driveway in) was perfect!

Early March 2019 Spring Break fun at the cabin! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

My brother and his family were also up at the cabin. 4-1/2″ year-old cousin Yvette is always a ton of giggles and fun. And she “worships” her older cousins who adore her greatly.

Early March 2019 Spring Break fun at the cabin! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The project I have to share with you today is the perfect cabin/lake card. I created it with the Best Catch Stamp Set, Catch of the Day Thinlits, and the Country Floral Embossing Folder (a free Sale-a-Bration Level one pick). I didn’t even intend for it to end up this way. I was going to use the floral embossed background to create an all floral card. But then my already colored-in fisherman fell on top of the Mint Macaron section while I was moving things around in my work space, and it looked like he was fly fishing on a misty morning! I added the fish and the “water droplets” above, and the rest of the layers came easily. I really love how it turned out.

The Country Floral Embossing Folder that just debuted on February 15, 2019 as a new Sale-a-Bration Level 1 free pick has been stunning on so many cards and projects! I used it on the front of this fishing card that I created with the Best Catch stamp set and Catch of the Day Thinlits. Click here to learn more and get the details for recreating this card! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Measurements…

  • Mint Macaron Cardstock:
    • 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ and folded in half for the card base
  • Soft Suede Cardstock:
    • Two pieces that are 4-7/8″ x 3-5/8″
    • Scrap for punching out 2″ Circle piece
  • Delightfully Detailed Mint Macaron Note Card Front:
    • 4-3/4″ x 3-1/2″
  • Whisper White Cardstock:
    • Scrap for stamping and die-cutting fisherman and fish pieces
    • 4-3/4″ x 3-1/2″
    • Scrap for punching out 1-3/4″ Circle piece

Products I Used…  See below for a full list of supplies linked to where you can find them in my online store.

The Country Floral Embossing Folder that just debuted on February 15, 2019 as a new Sale-a-Bration Level 1 free pick has been stunning on so many cards and projects! I used it on the front of this fishing card that I created with the Best Catch stamp set and Catch of the Day Thinlits. Click here to learn more and get the details for recreating this card! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Directions…

  • Emboss the Delightfully Detailed Mint Macaron Note Card piece. Then lightly sand it with sandpaper to expose the white core on a few of the raised floral areas.
  • Stamp the sentiment, then punch it out with the 1-3/4″ Circle Punch so the words are far off to the left. Attach this piece to the Soft Suede 2″ Circle. Then attach this to the embossed layer, and trim off the excess.
  • Add the Soft Suede 4-7/8″ x 3-5/8″ layers on the front and inside. Add the embossed layer to the front of the card.
  • Stamp the fly on the 4-3/4″ x 3-1/2″ Whisper White. Stamp the fish and the fisherman onto the Whisper White scraps. Use Blends to color in the images.
  • Die cut the fisherman and the fish.
  • Add the 4-3/4″ x 3-1/2″ Whisper White to the inside of the card.
  • Add the fisherman and the fish (on Dimensionals) to the front of the card.
  • Embellish with Clear Epoxy Droplets.

The Country Floral Embossing Folder that just debuted on February 15, 2019 as a new Sale-a-Bration Level 1 free pick has been stunning on so many cards and projects! I used it on the front of this fishing card that I created with the Best Catch stamp set and Catch of the Day Thinlits. Click here to learn more and get the details for recreating this card! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Thanks for stopping by today! I wish you a wonderful week ahead. I know my boys will be enjoying theirs!

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SALE-A-BRATION COORDINATION PRODUCTS

During the month of March (and only while supplies last), Stampin’ Up! is offering six new exclusive products that coordinate with several of our 2019 Sale-a-Bration products! Unlike the Sale-a-Bration products though (free with qualifying orders), the Sale-a-Bration Coordination products are for purchase. Click here for the informational flyer with images of all the products.
The Hop Around Framelits are sold out in the US and are no longer available.

New Sale-a-Bration coordination products are coming! Stampin’ Up! will be offering six additional products for purchase that coordinate with several 2019 Sale-a-Bration products (four sets of dies, a punch and a stamp set). #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

SALE-A-BRATION 2019

Sale-A-Bration (January 3 – March 31, 2019) is one of THE best times of the Stampin’ Up! year. Earn free exclusive products! Earn more Stampin’ Rewards! Get a fabulous tote with one of the best kit offers ever!…CLICK HERE for more information & to find the links to the online brochures filled with fun free products. New Sale-a-Bration choices were added February 15 and again March 1.
The Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack, the Butterfly Elements, the Precious Parcel Card Kit, and the Foil Sheets are all sold out in the US and are no longer available.

Sale-a-Bration 2019 third release! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

GET $175 WORTH FOR $99!

It’s a great time to sign up to be a demonstrator. During Sale-a-Bration, the starter kit is amazing!…Choose up to $175 worth of Stampin’ Up! products (which could include preorder products!), and pay just $99. Shipping is free too, so you save there as well. There is also the option of adding in this beautiful, exclusive tote for an additional $30. Click here to download the Sale-a-Bration brochure and see the tote and the options for the great starter kit on pages 4 & 5. Click here to learn more about the perks of being a demonstrator in my Stampers With ART community. And then click here when you are ready purchase your kit. But hurry. This offer ends March 31, 2019…in just 3 more weeks.

Get in on free products & fun bonuses during Sale-a-Bration! January 3 – March 31, 2019. It’s one of the BEST times of the Stampin’ Up! year!! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! (Our March projects are now available!) CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one is offered each month. 

Stampin’ Anonymous Tutorials contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of March, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase any of the bundles for just $9.95. #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

JOIN THE CLUB!

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Celebrating Maui!

Can I scream out how excited I am!?! 🤪During this past week as my helpers and I prepped and packaged 56 sets of product shares (finishing them up a full week ahead of schedule!), I watched my points get closer and closer. And as of yesterday around noon, just hours after setting out the completed shares for USPS to pick up, it became official… I earned my 14th Stampin’ Up!® incentive trip!!!

Timmy, we’re going to Maui!!!

I earned my next trip in 3 months and 11 days! Yay!!! I’m taking my hubby to Maui! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

I haven’t even finalized the reservations for my July 2019 Greek Isles incentive trip that my sister is attending with me. So I’m sure you believe me when I tell you I was jumping up and down for joy to have earned this trip in just 3 months & 11 days (a little over 8-1/2 months early!).

I REALLY LOVE being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. Thank you to ALL of you who support what I do in some way…A huge thanks to my Stampers With ART stars, my customers, my club members, my fellow demonstrator friends, Stampin’ Up! employees, my business partners, my assistants, my social media followers/subscribers, and my dear friends and family.

I’ve been working non-stop this past week getting those shares ready. I expedited the products from Stampin’ Up!, had 2 assistants (Patty and Vicki) helping me on 4 different days, AND roped in my husband (the one I call Timmy when I’m excited and happy) and my boys (Nick and Luke) to help me put everything in the boxes and envelopes on Thursday night. So finding out that next day that I earned Maui was a fabulous way to celebrate the completion of the shares.

This is what those packages (84 pounds worth!) waiting for my postal carrier to pick up looked like.

Product shares went out a week earlier than planned thanks to all my helpers! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com\

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My upline, Susan Campfield is just one of the many supportive people in my life. She is one of my biggest cheerleaders, and I’m so grateful I purchased the Stampin’ Up!® Starter Kit through her 19 years ago.

Just recently she gave me this pretty card featuring the Lovely Floral embossing folder and new products from the Gingham Gala Suite: the Butterfly Gala stamp set, the Gingham Gala designer paper, and the Highland Heather Organdy Ribbon from the Organdy Ribbon Sale-a-Bration Combo Pack. (A brief supply list is below.)

A beautiful card (created with the Butterfly Gala stamp set, Gingham Gala designer paper, Lovely Floral Embossing Folder, and the Highland Heather Organdy Sale-a-Bration Ribbon) made by Susan Campfield! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

I want to say she sent it to me along with some die-cut pieces that didn’t have and needed. Yes,…I needed product and SHE sent ME a card. It’s supposed to be reversed. In fact, I think I still need to send her a thank you card!

A beautiful card (created with the Butterfly Gala stamp set, Gingham Gala designer paper, Lovely Floral Embossing Folder, and the Highland Heather Organdy Sale-a-Bration Ribbon) made by Susan Campfield! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

She is very good to me. Isn’t this card precious?

A beautiful card (created with the Butterfly Gala stamp set, Gingham Gala designer paper, Lovely Floral Embossing Folder, and the Highland Heather Organdy Sale-a-Bration Ribbon) made by Susan Campfield! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Come see what I share on my blog… #stampyourartout - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Before I sign off, I want to share some Paper Pumpkin news.

The January kits shipped out yesterday. Yay!! We should be getting them soon. But already Stampin’ Up! is sharing some hints about the February kit that will ship next month. Watch this video to see what is in store.

To learn more about Paper Pumpkin kits of creativity, click here. To sign up so you can get in on this kit, click here.

 

We are off to celebrate Christmas with my husband’s side of the family this weekend! I’ll touch base again on Monday morning when I share a fun card that I created with the new Classic Garage suite. Have a great weekend!

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SALE-A-BRATION 2019

Sale-A-Bration (January 3 – March 31, 2019) is one of THE best times of the Stampin’ Up! year. Earn free exclusive products! Earn more Stampin’ Rewards! Get a fabulous tote with one of the best kit offers ever!…CLICK HERE for more information.

Get in on free products & fun bonuses during Sale-a-Bration! January 3 – March 31, 2019. It’s one of the BEST times of the Stampin’ Up! year!! #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! (Our January projects are here!!) CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one is offered each month. 

Monthly Tutorial Bundles contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented, but anonymous Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of January, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase them for just $9.95…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

JOIN THE CLUB

Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club that will kick off in March, and we are looking for new members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up.

Join my Club and earn free products and more! ...#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

CLING STAMPS ARE HERE!

Cling stamps just debuted in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure! Click HERE for more information.

Cling stamps will debut in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

 

Last Minute Simple Gift

My Grandma Tessman used to make us beautiful gifts for Christmas. She would make “suvvy” tricot blankets, embroidered pillow cases, nightgowns (with matching ones for our dolls), and more. She eventually had 15 grandchildren, though. So can you imagine all the time she put into those gifts!? She probably worked on them year-round! Eventually there was a time when she had to do away with sewing elaborate gifts for each of her grandchildren. I can’t remember if that was when I was in high school or in college. But she still made Christmas grand. She would hang envelopes all over the tree with money in them. We each had one on the tree with our name on it.

This quick and simple gift packaging idea I have for you tonight made reminded me of her. AND you can hang these on the tree with money and/or treats inside. Make a few, and watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments at Christmas.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Measurements

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″
  • Early Espresso Cardstock: Scrap for stamping and punching sentiment
  • Whisper White Cardstock: Scrap for punching 1-1/2″ Circle
  • Silver Baker’s Twine: 10″

Directions

  • Emboss the Crumb Cake Cardstock (optional), then add Tear & Tape Adhesive along a short edge and along a long edge.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

  • Tear off the backing on the Tear & Tape, then connect the two short ends to make a tube.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

  • Pinch the end of the shut that has the Tear & Tape on it making sure that the seam of the tube is off center as shown.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

  • Then staple the middle of the twine to that closed end. Connect the ends of the twine (adjust if needed), and make an overhand knot to tie it shut and form the loop for hanging this on the Christmas Tree.
  • Add the candy, treats and/or money through the open end. Then staple that end shut so it closes the opposite way as the top end.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

  • Stamp the sentiment image onto the Whisper White scrap. Then punch it out.
  • Punch the 1-1/2″ Early Espresso Circle, and layer the Whisper White piece onto this.
  • Add the layered sentiment piece to the “ornament” using a Dimensional.
  • Then add a rhinestone to give it a little more sparkle.

Here is a quick and simple gift package that you can make in no time and hang on the Christmas tree! Fill these with money and/or treats. Then watch the smiles as everyone finds these special ornaments during Christmas. Products used: Christmas Traditions Punch Box and Corrugated Embossing Folder #stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

You can personalize each one by either writing the recipient’s name on the bottom or back. Or you could punch another white piece (unstamped), and attach it to the back of the Early Espresso circle before putting that sentiment layer onto the ornament. That way you’d have a small white space for writing.

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YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS

There are many items that are leaving us from the 2018 Holiday Catalog (which ends January 2nd), and some of them are discounted. But hurry, many items are “while supplies last.” CLICK HERE to learn more. CLICK HERE to access the Year-End Closeout list. And CLICK HERE to shop the Closeout online.

Click here to learn more about the 2018 Year-End Closeouts!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

OCCASIONS/SAB PRODUCT SHARES AVAILABLE!

The 2019 Occasions Catalog debuts January 3rd! That means it’s that time of year to get in on my popular product shares so you can gather up lots of new product for LESS! Sign up today by contacting me with your share choice/s. I’m taking orders for shares now through January 2nd, 2019. CLICK HERE for more information.

Get in on Rachel Tessman’s 2019 Occasions Catalog Product Shares (which includes Sale-a-Bration free products)!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

JOIN THE CLUB

Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club that will kick off soon, and we are looking for new members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up. We are currently looking for more members so we can start another new club. Who is ready?!

Join my Club and earn free products and more! ...#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! Our December projects are ready!! CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one will be offered each month. 

Monthly Tutorial Bundles contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented, but anonymous Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of December, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase them for just $9.95…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

CLING STAMPS ARE COMING!

Cling stamps will debut in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure! Click HERE for more information.

Cling stamps will debut in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

 

Silver Elite Retreat December 2018

I’m so excited to share with you photos of the fun we had this past weekend up in Northern Minnesota at my parents’ cabin. I took my team member, Cheryl Lee with me on this Silver Elite Retreat. And like last year, the weekend was focused on pampering Cheryl and celebrating her Stampin’ Up! demonstrator accomplishments and successes.

My parents made the cabin so warm & welcoming with all their little touches.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

My mom put out treats and decorations & made us fabulous meals.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

My dad helped clean up from the meals, kept the long road in drivable, and kept the cabin cozy and warm. We even had a fire in the wood-burning stove on Friday evening. It felt like we were at a Bed & Breakfast.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

My mom (who is also a paper crafter), Cheryl and I each made 13 cards on Saturday: four that I had created for this event and nine cards from kits – all with new products that will be available soon. (I’ll share more on the specifics of the cards in future posts, so be sure to stop back.) Here are the ones we created with the upcoming All My Love Suite.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

This card below was the most difficult of all our cards to put together. But we all gave it “a go” and had success. Yay! I’ll have to do a video for it. 😉

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Here are the ones we created with the upcoming Classic Garage Suite.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

This mini pinwheel card will be my featured card here on my blog this Saturday.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

And this was our favorite of the three kits – Incredible Like You Project Kit!

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

These are the “pillow gifts” I gave Cheryl. This first one I gave to her right away on Friday after we arrived. I created this bag with the Frosted Floral papers awhile back and shared it here on my blog back on October 2nd. I loved this bag so much, I HAD to use it.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Inside the bag and the box were these personalized gifts: an insulated lunch tote and an etched Clear Block D that Tamra Davis from TaDa Moments had made for me. (She made the personalized gifts for last year’s retreat too!)

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Then throughout the day on Saturday, I gave Cheryl these product-filled bags decorated with coordinating tags also made from the Frosted Floral Designer paper. (I had received gifts from Stampin’ Up! during my Alaskan Incentive Trip this past July in these drawstring logo bags.)

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

All the gifts were clear or silver Stampin’ Up! products to keep with the theme of the Silver Elite Retreat. And the products inside sort of hinted to the next set of cards we would be making.

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

It was a wonderful weekend of celebrating my Silver Elite team member – one that I hope to continue for years to come!

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018 was so much fun! Click here to see photos of the gifts I gave and the projects we made with new products from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The Silver Elite Stars Retreat December 2018! …#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

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YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS

Click here to learn more about the 2018 Year-End Closeouts!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

There are many items that are leaving us from the 2018 Holiday Catalog (which ends January 2nd), and some of them are discounted. But hurry, many items are “while supplies last.” CLICK HERE to learn more. CLICK HERE to access the Year-End Closeout list. And CLICK HERE to shop the Closeout online.

OCCASIONS/SAB PRODUCT SHARES AVAILABLE!

The 2019 Occasions Catalog debuts January 3rd! That means it’s that time of year to get in on my popular product shares so you can gather up lots of new product for LESS! Sign up today by contacting me with your share choice/s. I’m taking orders for shares now through January 2nd, 2019. CLICK HERE for more information.

Get in on Rachel Tessman’s 2019 Occasions Catalog Product Shares (which includes Sale-a-Bration free products)!…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

JOIN THE CLUB

Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club that will kick off soon, and we are looking for new members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up. This club (which just needs one more member) begins now, but the first order can go in as late as mid-January (when Sale-a-Bration has begun).

Join my Club and earn free products and more! ...#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! Our December projects are ready!! CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one will be offered each month. 

Monthly Tutorial Bundles contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented, but anonymous Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of December, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase them for just $9.95…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

CLING STAMPS ARE COMING!

Cling stamps will debut in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure! Click HERE for more information.

Cling stamps will debut in the 2019 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

It’s Been Busy Here

It’s been a busy last couple weeks! There was Halloween last week which this year also included my oldest kiddo playing drums in the middle school marching band at the huge annual Halloween Parade in Anoka, MN on the 26th and 27th! Quite the big deal for us and so much fun to watch!

Anoka, MN’s Halloween parade 2018 …#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

The boys – Luke as Jason (creepy!) and Nick as a Jedi – had a blast trick-or-treating with their friends and brought home WAY too much candy like they always do.

Halloween 2018 …#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Then I hustled those next couple days to get everything finished up and ready for the Holiday Bazaar Craft Fair which took place this past Saturday. The boys and my husband got up extra early that morning to get me there and help me set up.

Off to the Holiday Bazaar Craft & Vendor Fair!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Fellow demonstrator Vicki Spicer, one of the sweet gals that assists me from time to time also came to help me out and keep me company during the whole event. Check out my booth! All five of us set this all up in just two hours that morning.

My booth at the Holiday Bazaar Craft & Vendor Fair on November 3, 2018.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

It went well if you don’t count me cutting myself with a scissors and bruising the bottom of my foot from standing too long. You can see the bandage on my left hand in the photo above if you look closely. Hahaha

Here are just a couple more close ups showing off goodies displayed on my new Stamp-n-Storage shelves.

My booth at the Holiday Bazaar Craft & Vendor Fair on November 3, 2018.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

My booth at the Holiday Bazaar Craft & Vendor Fair on November 3, 2018.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

So… I’ve been in pain since Saturday trying to recover from those injuries AND get ready for Orlando. Yep…it’s not slowing down yet. I fly out at 9 AM this morning to attend Stampin’ Up!’s big 30th Anniversary convention called OnStage! I promise to get some fun photos from this event posted to my blog in the coming days. So stay tuned!

Here is another photo I forgot to share…
My cousin, Mike from Choice Signs & Graphics fancied up my back van window with my company logo on October 12th! I love it!!! So now I can easily find my vehicle in huge parking lots.

My cousin Mike fancied up my back van window with my company logo today! I love it!!! Thx Mike at Choice Signs & Graphics! www.choicesigns.net - https://www.facebook.com/ChoiceSigns/ … stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Have a great day!

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JOIN THE CLUB

Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club that will kick off in about 3 weeks, and we are looking for new members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up. We are currently looking for FIVE more members so we can start another new club mid-November. Who is ready?!

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PAPER PUMPKIN CHRISTMAS CARD KIT

CLICK HERE to sign up by November 10th so you can get this next one that is shipping. We are told that it will contain products for making Christmas cards – 10 cards; 5 of 2 unique holiday designs. YAY!!! Coordinating colors are Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Garden Green, Gold, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, and Whisper White. AND the box is a great sneak peek of what’s inside!

Sign up by November 10th to get this next exclusive Paper Pumpkin Kit (which will include fun supplies for making Christmas cards)! …#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

SNOWFLAKE SHOWCASE available this month only!

These beautiful, exclusive products are here. Click here for the details. Click here to download the flyer.

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“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one will be offered each month. November’s is ready!!

Monthly Tutorial Bundles contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented, but anonymous Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of November, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase them for just $9.95…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Get Well Monster Gift Pouch

I got my October 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit yesterday. Did you get yours? This is what you can make when following the instructions in the kit…4 of each of these two types of cards.

I love to change things up, though. So I took the contents, a couple extra pieces of cardstock and circle punches, and…

The October 2018 Paper Pumpkin Kit: Friends of a Feather! …#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

look what I made! Hahaha! He’s a little monster made from one of the envelopes.

The feathers in the October 2018 Paper Pumpkin Kit reminded me of lips, so I HAD to make a monster. This guy is a “Get Well” treat/gift pouch – perfect for a kiddo recovering from surgery or an illness. Click here to see more photos of this cute project that I made with the Friends of a Feather Paper Pumpkin kit…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

And when the envelope is open, you can add a treat or gift. He’s my “Get Well” Monster Gift Pouch.

The feathers in the October 2018 Paper Pumpkin Kit reminded me of lips, so I HAD to make a monster. This guy is a “Get Well” treat/gift pouch – perfect for a kiddo recovering from surgery or an illness. Click here to see more photos of this cute project that I made with the Friends of a Feather Paper Pumpkin kit…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

(Click here to get started with your subscription. Click here to learn more about these fun kits.)

I love that this kit came with a “get well” sentiment. Because just since Monday of this week, I’ve had four people in my extended family undergo some sort of surgery. Two of those are little ones – my cousin’s daughter who had ear bones on one side replaced and my niece’s kiddo who had his adenoids removed. I’m thinking they would each love getting this gift of a fun worried little monster like this with some sort of goody in the pouch. So I may need to make a couple more and get them in the mail with money or gift cards or something.

I’ll share more details about this project on Saturday in my how-to video, but the extra supplies I used with the contents of my October Paper Pumpkin kit are these.

 

Come see what I share on my blog… #stampyourartout - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Some of you have asked how Nicholas is doing. My own kiddo was another one of those 4 family members. Nick’s surgery was just a couple days ago. And I’m thrilled to say he’s doing great. He has a bit of pain from the incision (his pins were removed from the surgery back on May 1st after he broke his left knee cap), but he is a strong kid and is optimistic about recovering quickly. Plus he’s a goof and has had a great sense of humor through all this!

He’s NOT in pain in this photo. He’s making silly faces for me. I couldn’t get him to give me a normal smile in the recovery room. (And several staff members in the hospital told me how much they enjoyed having this silly kid there.)

Nick is recovering from his second knee surgery and doing well…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

But he did give me a normal smile after we got him in the van to go home. (My mom is the one being silly now. hahaha!)

Nick is recovering from his second knee surgery and doing well…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Nick doesn’t want this surgery to stop him from getting back on his feet. He plans to be marching and playing with the school band in parades coming up October 26th and 27th.

Thank you all for your well wishes, prayers and kind messages. I’m positive they helped.

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Seasonal Paper Pumpkin Past Kits on Sale!!

Halloween is just two weeks away and Christmas is right around the corner, and that means NOW is the perfect time to offer Paper Pumpkin subscribers a sweet deal on seasonal kits! Right now the Frights & Delights Past Kit and Refill AND November’s Back in Plaid Past Kit are 15% off to help subscribers get a jump on their holiday crafting. Remember, you must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber in order to purchase past kits. This sale is while supplies last, so don’t miss out! 

Halloween is just two weeks away and Christmas is right around the corner, and that means NOW is the perfect time to offer Paper Pumpkin subscribers a sweet deal on seasonal kits! Right now the Frights & Delights Past Kit and Refill AND November’s Back in Plaid Past Kit are 15% off to help subscribers get a jump on their holiday crafting. Remember, you must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber in order to purchase past kits. This sale is while supplies last, so don’t miss out!   Halloween is just two weeks away and Christmas is right around the corner, and that means NOW is the perfect time to offer Paper Pumpkin subscribers a sweet deal on seasonal kits! Right now the Frights & Delights Past Kit and Refill AND November’s Back in Plaid Past Kit are 15% off to help subscribers get a jump on their holiday crafting. Remember, you must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber in order to purchase past kits. This sale is while supplies last, so don’t miss out! 

JOIN THE CLUB

Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club, and we are looking for new members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up. We are currently looking for 4 more members.

Join my Club and earn free products and more! ...#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

“BETTER THAN FLAT” TUTORIALS 

Five super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and I have joined together as the “Stampin’ Anonymous team” to create Fun Fold cards & 3-D (“better than flat”) projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! CLICK HERE to find out how you can get your hands on these great tutorials. A new one will be offered each month. October’s tutorials (peeks shown below) are ready!

Monthly Tutorial Bundles contain 6 EXCLUSIVE "better than flat" projects (fun fold cards or 3-D items) created by myself and 5 other talented, but anonymous Stampin' Up! demonstrators. Place an order in the month of October, and get this bundle for free! Or choose the option to purchase them for just $9.95…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

NEW STAMPARATUS ACCESSORIES

New accessories are now available for the Stamparatus tool!
Small Grid Paper
A Set of Two Additional Plates
Extra Foam Mat
Bundle of all three

Stamparatus Accessories are here!.…#stampyourartout #stampinup - Stampin’ Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! www.stampyourartout.com

Now that these accessories are here, they are staying! They will be rolling into next year’s 2019-20 Annual Catalog. And there’s more coming…Watch for the release of the Craft & Carry Stamparatus bag soon!