Celebration Time

Tomorrow is an exciting day in the world of Stampin’ Up!.  It is the beginning of Sale-a-bration and the start of the 2018 Occasions Catalog.  Both of these catalogs have amazing products in them.

Sale-a-bration is where you can get products from the Sale-a-bration Catalog for FREE with a qualifying order.  You can choose between stamps, card kits, ribbon, Designer Series Paper, Memories or More, cards and envelopes and even a set of amazing dies!

Something new this year with Sale-a-braiton is there are two different tiers.  There are products you can get free with a $50 order (before tax and shipping) or $100 order.  Plus, there is no limit to the amount of things you can get free. It is an awesome deal!

The card I made uses a product from the Sale-a-bration Catalog called Celebrate You Thinlits Dies. They are my favorite thing in the entire catalog.  Be prepared because you are going to see me use them a lot!  You can get these dies for free with a $100 order!  Yes, I said FREE!

The stamp is from the stamp set called Celebration Time.  This set has matching dies called Celebration Thinlits and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.  If you do so, you are halfway there to earning the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies for free.

Here is a sneak peek of a video showing two of the amazing products you can get for free!

As a reminder, today is the last day to order from the 2017 Holiday Catalog so if you want anything in there, you better order today!

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Celebration Time

I know December is usually full of Christmas cards and ideas but it is also one of the busiest months I have for birthdays.  I have 15 birthdays to celebrate between December 1st and Christmas Day.  That means you are going to see a lot of birthday cards.  That is ok though.  Birthdays are year round so I know you all need lots of ideas!

I used the stamp set called Celebration Time to make this card.  This stamp set has matching dies called Celebration and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.  The dies in this set are a lot of fun because not only do they include the dies needed to cut out the stamps, there are also a couple of other dies.  Two of them make fun tags so you could have your present tag match your card.

Happy birthday Ann, Taylor, John, Leslie, Cy, Asher, Ross, JoAnn……….

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Let’s Party

It is Friday once again and time for another Stamp Off Challenge.  This time our challenge is about parties or party words or any words.  I decided to take it as all of those things.  That way I would be safe!

Here is the card I made.  I decided I needed to step it up after the amazing projects Jackie and Buffy made last week.

At first glance it looks pretty boring, although it is a boring card with nice colors!  This is what happens when you open it.

Pretty cool, huh!  It is called a Wiper Card.  I actually got the idea from a video I saw on Pinterest that Barb Mullikan made.  I just changed the design she made.

This is what it looks like open.

I used a couple of different stamp sets to make this card.  The first is called Celebration Time.  The sentiment, cake and party hat are all from that set.  It has matching Thinlits called Celebration and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.  The ‘Happy Birthday” sentiment is from Vertical Greetings.

Now, let’s go see what amazing projects Jackie and Buffy made.  As always, I am sure they will be awesome!

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Celebration Time

This is the second card we made at our monthly club meeting.  We used a new stamp set from the 2017/2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog called Celebration Time.  This stamp set has matching Thinlits called Celebration and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.

One of the awesome things that Stampin’ Up! is doing in this catalog is they not only make Thinlits or Framelits to match a particular stamp in the set but they also add some extras.  In this case, the Celebration Thinlits will cut out the cake and the candle but it also has three tags to go with this stamp set.  As you can see, the Whisper White tag is one of them and the striped Berry Burst Tag is another.  There is also a tag that used the present stamp set.  All together there are 14 dies in this set.  Many of the die sets in this catalog are like that.  When you see a stamp set that says it has matching dies, make sure you check them out on the Big Shot pages to see what other dies are in the set.

Don’t forget the specials that are going on this month.  One of them is Bonus Days where you can earn coupons for your qualifying purchases.  There is also a great sign up special going on.  Sign up to be a Demonstrator during July and you get a Free Essentials Gift Pack and a stamp set from the Holiday Catalog that comes out in September!

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Celebration Time

Deborah is a friend of mine and very talented Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator from Canada.  She is on a design team called Paper Craft Crew and they do challenges every week.  I haven’t participated in a challenge in a very long time so I decided to try this challenge.

I ordered a lot of new products from the Annual Catalog so I decided to use some of them for the card.

The stamp set I used is called Celebration Time.  It has matching Thinlits called Celebration that are so cute.  They cut out some of the images from the stamp set but they also cut a bunch of other images such as tags and a cute party hat.

I also decided to use the new Embossing Paste and Pattern Party Decorative Masks for the background of this card.  It was so easy to use!  I held down one of the Masks with Washi Tape.  Then I used one of the Palette Knives to spread the paste over the Mask.  It dries really quickly so you can start decorating your card fairly soon.  One of the nice things about the Embossing Paste is you can use it as is, which is white, or you can add some ink to it to make it whatever color you prefer.  I actually used it as is but it looks like Pool Party because I put it on Bermuda Bay cardstock.

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