Avant Garden Simplified

Avant Garden, Sale-a-Bration, Stampin' Up!, #avantgarden, #saleabration, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #birthdaycard, #stampinbj.com, #papercrafts, #handmadecards, #rubberstampingDid you know this card is a reject?  Yes it is!   LOL.  I was creating things for a package of cards and this was one of my experimental cards - and well, it didn't make the final cut!  It's cute though!   I used the Avant Garden stamp set which is a free set that you can get during Sale-a-Bration.  (You can read about that best of the year promotion here.)

This card does have a few added details that make it special all on it's own.   If you want to see the cards and project that did make the cut, you'll have to ask one of my hostesses this month OR check back to my January 20 at 8:00pm CST post. 

Avant Garden, Sale-a-Bration, Stampin' Up!, #avantgarden, #saleabration, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #birthdaycard, #stampinbj.com, #papercrafts, #handmadecards, #rubberstampingHere's the scoop on this card;

  1. Cardbase is Thick Whisper White cardstock, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"  Scored & folded at 4 1/4".
  2. Peekabook Peach layer is 5" x 3 3/4".
  3. Whisper White layer is 4 7/8" x 3 5/8".  Scored all around at 1/4" from edge using my Stampin' Trimmer.
  4. Stamped in Peekaboo Peach, Pear Pizzazz and Early Espresso.  The flecks are from a Crumb Cake marker.
  5. Stamen of flowers highlighted in Clear Wink of Stella.
  6. Linen Thread bow adhered with a glue dot. 

I hope you enjoyed my reject!   Check back on January 20 after 8:00pm CST to see what did make the cut!

 


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Adoring Arrows January Paper Pumpkin

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No need for Cupid’s arrow—we have fallen in love with the January kit. (Insert all the heart-eyed emojis here.) With enough supplies for 24 treat bags, the Adoring Arrows kit will help you share the love this season. Each bag features mini gold foil hearts, vellum banners , a heart for stamping a personalized sentiment, and to top it off—an adorable little arrow. This kit is on point!

 

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Stitched Shapes Framelits are BACK!

Avant Garden, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Succulent Garden, Delicate Details, Stampin' Up!, #stitchedshapesframelits, #succulentgarden, #avantgarden, #delicatedetails, #saleabration, #occasions, #stampinup, #stampinbj.com, #bjpeters, #specialfold, #papercrafts, #birthdaycardI am super excited to announce that the Stitched Shapes Framelits are BACK!  I LOVE them - they seriously add so much to shapes.  Let me show you a couple of examples. 

This is a easy special fold card using the Succulent Garden designer series paper.  The paper makes the card but the greeting could easily get lost if I didn't use the Stitched Shapes Framelits accented with a scallop oval from the Layering Ovals Framelits.  Yes the Stitched Shapes Framelits are made to coordinate with the Layering Ovals, Circles and Squares Framelits.

Avant Garden, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Succulent Garden, Delicate Details, Stampin' Up!, #stitchedshapesframelits, #succulentgarden, #avantgarden, #delicatedetails, #saleabration, #occasions, #stampinup, #stampinbj.com, #bjpeters, #specialfold, #papercrafts, #birthdaycardHere you can see the special fold - easy peasy.  My cardbase is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" and 1".  I used the greeting from Avant Garden and the accented stamp set on the folded back panel is Delicate Details from the Sale-a-Bration brochure.

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Here's another sample with the same designer series paper and Avant Garden stamp set.  Check out how the circle Stitched Shapes Framelit looks when it is highlighted by using the fine tip of the Smokey Slate Stampin' Write marker. 

If  you are thinking you LOVE the look of the Succulent Garden designer series paper. . . . you NEED to check out this class and tutorial!

Here's the order information for the Stitched Shapes framelits. 

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#145371  12 dies including 4 circles, ovals and squares  $30.00

 


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Love is in the Air!

Sealed with Love, Lift Me Up, UP & Away, Love Notes, Sending Love, #liftmeup, #up&awayThinlits, #sendinglove, #lovenotesthinlits, #sealedwithlove, #frame, #valentines, #homedecore, #stampinup, #stampinbj.com, #bjpeters, If you were on my team, you would have had the opportunity to make this frame yesterday at my team meeting.  I will say that the Sending Love product suite AND the Lift Me Up stamp set bundled with the Up & Away thinlits are a match made in heaven!  (That's sort of punny).  The end result is a unique and fun Valentine decoration for my home this year!  Wish you could see it in person!

  Sealed with Love, Lift Me Up, UP & Away, Love Notes, Sending Love, #liftmeup, #up&awayThinlits, #sendinglove, #lovenotesthinlits, #sealedwithlove, #frame, #valentines, #homedecore, #stampinup, #stampinbj.com, #bjpeters,The Frame is a 9" x 9" frame from IKEA.  The Whisper White squares are 2 1/4" x 2 1/4".  The papers inside the squares are 2" x 2". 

Sealed with Love, Lift Me Up, UP & Away, Love Notes, Sending Love, #liftmeup, #up&awayThinlits, #sendinglove, #lovenotesthinlits, #sealedwithlove, #frame, #valentines, #homedecore, #stampinup, #stampinbj.com, #bjpeters,The Real Red square is 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" layered on a Whisper White piece that is 4 3/4" x 4 3/4".  Simply play around with the papers and colors until you are happy with the result!   You'll be glad you did!

Now, don't you wish you were on my team?  If you are looking to get a discount on Stampin' Up! products or consider a business with Stampin' Up!, now is a great time to join!   During Sale-a-Bration, you get 2 FREE stamp sets of your choice in your kit.  That's up to $104!  All of this on top of the $125 worth of merchandise that you choose in your kit for only $99.    What are you waiting for?  Get a discount on all of your Stampin' Up! purchases along with the hostess and customer benefits of Stampin' Up!   Check out more info here. Contact me with any questions. 


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Love Notes

Sealed with Love, Love Notes, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #sealedwithlove, #fallingpetals, #largelettersframelits, #lovenotes, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #valentinesAre you starting to think about what your Valentine cards will look like?   I hope this one inspires you!   I used several products from the Sending Love product suite in the Occasions 2017 catalog. 

Sealed with Love, Love Notes, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #sealedwithlove, #fallingpetals, #largelettersframelits, #lovenotes, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #valentinesI used the Large Letters framelits to cut out the letters from the Sending Love designer series paper stack.  I wanted to create some height so I layered them on top of fun foam - yes you can cut that out with the framelits as well! 

Then I added the heart and arrow from the Love Notes framelits dies.  The other 2 accessories from teh Sending Love product suite are the mini paper clips and the white ribbon from the Sending Love ribbon combo pack. 

This is all layered on Tip Top Taupe cardstock that has been texturized with the Falling Petals embossing folder. 

What do you think of this Valentines card? 

 


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Stampers Dozen Blog Hop - Let's Sale-a-Brate!

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Welcome to this month's Stamper's Dozen blog hop where we are featuring items from the fabulous Occasions 2017 and Sale-a-Bration catalogs!  You won't want to miss a single blog on this one!

Special Reason, Stylish Stems, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #specialreason, #stylishstems, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #classinthemail, #stampinupclassinthemail, #handstampedcards, #giftsets, #rubberstamping, #papercraftsFor my inspiration, I am showcasing an upcoming class in the mail.  This class features 2 of my favorite things from the Occasions 2017 catalog;  Special Reason Bundle and the Succulent Garden designer series paper.  What an phenomenal combination they make! 

Special Reason, Stylish Stems, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #specialreason, #stylishstems, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #classinthemail, #stampinupclassinthemail, #handstampedcards, #giftsets, #rubberstamping, #papercraftsI used the Whisper White Notecards & Envelopes as the cardbase and accentuated with the Succulent Garden designer series paper on each card along with the Special Reason bundle.   The Special Reason bundle is a unique bundle.  Find out more here.  

  Special Reason, Stylish Stems, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #specialreason, #stylishstems, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #classinthemail, #stampinupclassinthemail, #handstampedcards, #giftsets, #rubberstamping, #papercrafts, #succulentgarden
The uniqueness of this bundle makes it a must have.  I love the variety of looks you can get with the combinations available between the stamp set and framelits!

Special Reason, Stylish Stems, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #specialreason, #stylishstems, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #classinthemail, #stampinupclassinthemail, #handstampedcards, #giftsets, #rubberstamping, #papercrafts, #succulentgardenAnd how about that gorgeous Succulent Garden designer series paper!   LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!   This class features a gift set of 4 notecards and envelopes along with a case with matching notepad and pen.  It makes an awesome gift!    I love this case with notepad - always at the ready in my purse (I just might have one in my car too - you never know when a creative idea hits you that you have to sketch out!). 

You can purchase this class through me.  Find the Details here! 

If you purchase the bundle, You'll get a FREE Sale-a-Bration item of your choice!  Here's a quick primer on Sale-a-Bration;

  • Shop - for every $50 in merchandise you can choose a Sale-a-Bration item of your choice!
  • Join - Join my team and receive $125 of merchandise that you choose PLUS 2 free stamp sets (up to $104!) for $99!
  • Party - gather your friends (in person or virtual) and host a party.  Receive an additional $25 in Host Rewards for parties over $250!

Now check out the rest of the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop!

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More in Love with the Detailed Thinlits

So in Love, So Detailed Thinlits, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #soinlove, #sodetailedthinlits, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #weddingcard, #stitchedshapesframelitsDoes this ever happen you?  Yesterday, I shared projects with the So Detailed stamp set and Detailed Thinlits.  As I was relaxing last night, this idea came into my head and wouldn't leave me alone!  So, I had to make it!  I LOVE the results!  And because I want you to be able to do it too, I am giving you the details!

  1. Your cardbase is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" in Soft Sky cardstock. 
  2. Emboss 4" x 5 1/4" Very Vanilla cardstock with Hexagon Dynamic textured embossing folder.  Adhere to cardbase.   Add 1 1/2" x 5 1/4" Falling in Love designer series paper to bottom half as shown.
  3. Adhere Very Vanilla 1/2" Lace Trim along seam as shown. So in Love, So Detailed Thinlits, Stampin' Up!, BJ Peters, #soinlove, #sodetailedthinlits, #stampinup, #bjpeters, #stampinbj.com, #weddingcard, #stitchedshapesframelits
  4. Die cut largest Stitched Shape circle in Soft Sky cardstock.  Use Layering Circles framelits to die cut circle in middle. 
  5. Die cut So Detailed thinlit in Very Vanilla cardstock.  Cut out with the 2 1/2" Layering Circle framelit.  Adhere to the back of the circle frame.
  6. Die cut 2 1/2" circle from vellum cardstock and adhere to back of circle frame.
  7. Add stampin' dimensionals to the back of the circle frame and adhere to cardbase.
  8. Stamp greeting in Basic Gray ink.
  9. Ta Dah!

What do you think of this card idea?  Leave me a note and let me know! 

 


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