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We BEE Stamping TEAM Blog Hop - Favorite Mini Bundle

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Welcome to We BEE Stamping Team Blog Hop for September.  We are featuring our favorite Bundle from the 2021 Fall/Holiday Mini Catalog.  

Mine is favorite is the Whimsical Tree Bundle which also happens to come in a product suite called Whimsy & Wonder Suite Collection.  I don't know why but there is something that draws me to non-traditional colors for Christmas time and this definitely is that!  Pool Party, Blushing Bride, Misty Moonlight, Mint Macaron and Mossy Meadow are the featured colors of the fabulous designer series paper (Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP).  

So let's take a look at my project which features a little twist!  It is an Easel Card. 

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Card Details:

You will need:   Pool Party Card Stock:  5-1/2 x 8-1/2

                             Blushing Bride CS:  3-3/8 x 4-1/8

                             Basic White CS:  3-1/4 x 4,  3-3/8 x 4-1/8, 1-1/2 x 1-1/2

                             Silver Foil: 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 piece is sufficient (or scraps)

                             DSP: 2 pieces at 7/8 x 4-1/8

FRONT OF CARD

  • Pool Party card base, score at 4-1/4 on long side
  • Cut Pool Party card base on one of the 5-1/2" sides at 1" from both top and bottom to the center score line.
    • this will create three flaps on your card front. 
    • glue down the two 1" flaps
  • On the two 1" flaps adhere DSP strips (see the holly leaves strips...)
  • The center flap (Pool Party card base) score at 2-1/8"
  • Adhere Blushing Bride CS to the BOTTOM of the above flap
  • Basic White 3-1/4 x 4:
    • stamp words in Pool Party ink
    • stamp tall tree in Mint Macaron and "dots" with Mossy Meadow
    • stamp shorter trees in Mint Macaron at different heights
    • die cut 2 tree dies and a bunch of stars from Silver Foil
    • adhere three stars to trees
    • adhere on top of Blushing Bride CS

INSIDE OF CARD

  • Basic White 3-3/8 x 4-1/8:
    • stamp words in Pool Party
    • stamp short, wide tree in Mint Macaron on 1-1/2 x 1-1/2 white CS and die cut
    • die cut decorative trim die for above tree in Silver foil and adhere to tree
    • adhere tree to Basic White with Stampin' Dimensionals (tree must be popped up)
    • glue extra stars around
    • adhere 3" strip of Blushing Bride 3/8 Frayed Grosgrain Ribbon
    • adhere all above to inside card

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Fold on the center score line that you made on the flap and rest it on the popped tree so the card will stand up. 

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I hope you enjoyed my project today.  You can shop with me HERE and don't forget, it's Sale-a-Bration time!  Earn free product while you shop.

Now, if you want to see Linda Bauwin's project again, click the Back button below.  Or see what is Next with Dana Davis, click on the Next button. 

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One Sheet Wonder - Delicate Dahlias Sale-a-Bration Set

Our 2nd Sale-a-Bration (SAB) is under way and there are so many great things, especially with the July-August Mini (holiday) catalog releasing as well. 

Here is a One Sheet Wonder I made with the SAB stamp set called "Delicate Dahlias".  It is a 2-Step stamp set meaning, the is an outline and filler stamp.  Of course, I had to make them in my favorite color purple or in this case, Gorgeous Grape and Fresh Fressia.  

So I randomly stamped a full sheet of 8-1/2 x 11 Basic White Card Stock.  Below in my supply list you can see the colors I used or you can watch my video.  (Well, I will tell you I used several colors... Gorgeous Grape, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sea Foam, and Soft Succulent).  

Let's take a look at how the sheet looked before I cut is up. 

Delicate Dahlias Background

Cutting your stamped background:

  • cut at 4-1/4" on the 8-1/2" side ending with two long strips that are 4-1/2 x 11"
  • turn and cut those two long strips at 5-1/2" (that will be the 11" side)
  • you will now have 4 pieces of quarter sheet card stock (or 4 pieces at 4-1/4 x 5-1/2")

Next:

  • trim 2 pieces above to 4 x 5-1/4" (see below cards 5 & 6)
  • cut 1 of the quarter sheets in half on the 5-1/2" side (end up with 2 pieces at 2-3/4 x 4-1/4).  See cards 3 & 4
  • cut last quarter sheet in half at 2-1/8 on the short side (end up with 2 pieces 2-1/8 x 5-1/4).  See cards 1 & 2
  • Using Contour Dies, die cut six labels in Gorgeous Grape an six small ones in Basic Basic
  • All card bases are Gorgeous Grape so you will need 3 sheets of card stock cut in half at 5-1/5 on the 11" side

Cards 1 & 2:

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Background of Fresh Freesia card stock cut 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 and embossed with the New Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder.  I added some Brushed Metallic Dots to both cards and some Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon and White 3/8 Glittered Organdy Ribbon.  Labels are popped with Dimensionals. 

Cards 3 & 4:

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I put a mat of Fresh Freesia behind stamped dahlias that is 3 x 4-1/2 for each card.  You will need two pieces of the Gold 6x6 Metallic Specialty Paper cut to 4 x 5-1/4".  Add Gorgeous Grape sheer ribbon around Fresh Freesia, tie a knot then add to card with Dimensionals.  Add labels with adhesive on top and Dimensionals on the bottom.  Because it hands off the dahlia piece, you want the label to be flush.  

Cards 5 & 6:

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These are easy peasy!  Adhere your 4 x 5-1/4 stamped pieces to card base.  Add some ribbon if you would like (I used a piece of the new Gold Shimmer Ribbon left over from another project).  Add labels with adhesive or Dimensionals.  Two quick and easy cards. 

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Fall Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs are Here!

I am so excited for today... it is the launch of our August-September 2021 SALE-A-BRATION and 2021 July-December Mini Catalogs

Lots of great things, lots of colorful papers, lots of bundles and coordination but mostly, LOTS TO SAVE & GET FREE!

If you did not receive catalogs in the mail from me, just place a qualifying $50.00 product order with me.  Then send me an email at lbrown140@gmail.com requesting a catalog and I will those out in the mail.  

Or Download a copy today by clicking on below images....

July-Dec Mini    Fall SAB

***Also, use HOSTESS CODE:  XNAFK3ZP from August 3 through August 31, 2021 and receive a FREE PDF Exclusive Tutorial with lots of card ideas using Sale-A-Bration product.

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I have one more Announcement for you!  If you would like to Join Stampin' Up!, you can receive a FREE BUNDLE from the Holiday mini catalog.  FREE... just for having some fun, earning a discount, and meeting new people.   

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We BEE Stamping Team Blog Hop - Kicking Off Sale-a-Bration

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Welcome to our August Team Blog Hop:  Kicking Off Sale-a-Bration

August 3, 2021 is a big day!  It is the start of our second Sale-a-Bration for this year.  From August 3rd through September 30th you can get rewarded for your purchase.  Just like before, every $50 in product purchased, you receive a FREE Sale-a-Bration Item.  

Why else is August 3rd a big day?  It is also the launch of our FALL MINI catalog!  (aka... July - December 2021 Mini Catalog)  This is one our favorite times of the year with the release of all the new Christmas products, along with fall and Thanksgiving. 

Check back to www.creativecardcloset.com on August 3, 2021 to download a free copy of each catalog.

Here is my project:

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I have to show you a better view of that fabulous "Be Dazzling" 6x6 Specialty Paper:

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  • NEW PRODUCTS (coming August 3, 2021)
    • from July-December Mini Catalog... PENGUIN PLACE BUNDLE # 156789
    • from Sale-a-Bration Catalog...  PENGUIN PLAYMATES Designer Series Paper # 158420
    • from Sale-a-Bration Catalog...  BE DAZZLING 6x6 Specialty Paper # 156629

Both papers are FREE earns.  Warning that Be Dazzling Specialty Paper is Not going to last long.  Once sold out, it will not return. 

Card Details:

  1. use Basic White Thick Card Stock for card base.  5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  2. cut 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 piece of Penguin Playmates DSP and adhere to card base
  3. cut 1-1/2 x 5-1/2 piece of Be Dazzling paper, curve cut one long edge with scissors and adhere to card
  4. stamp penguin on Basic White CS with Black Memento ink and fussy cut out
  5. stamp beak in Mango Melody ink and fussy cut out, then adhere to penguin
  6. stamp foot in Mango Melody ink and use punch out, adhere to penguin
  7. stamp hat in Balmy Blue ink, fussy cut and adhere to penguin
  8. stamp 3 trees all in Pear Pizzazz ink.  2 are stamped off to get a lighter shade.  Fussy cut and adhere to card just tucking under edge of Be Dazzling paper
  9. add penguin with Stampin' Dimensionals
  10. stamp words in Memento Black ink on skinny strip of Basic White then adhere to a piece of Be Dazzling paper.  Size will depend on the words you chose to use.  My card example, the Be Dazzling piece is 1/2 x 2-5/8

For You!  Make a purchase with me during Sale-a-Bration and receive a FREE PDF Download with 10 ideas featuring Sale-a-Bration product.

Now, if you need to Buzzzz on back to Linda Bauwin's post, click below or go ahead and Buzzzzzz on to see what Dana Davis is sharing!

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Sale-A-Bration Last Minute Inspiration

Here is some more Sale-a-Bration Inspiration from cards I received from some teammates.  I have linked all the products used below for quick reference and a quick shopping link to my store.  ewe... sorry about that photo, I guess that's what I get when I'm in a hurry. LOL!

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I love how the background was stamped right on the card base.  On the two Bermuda Bay cards, there is no extra layer except for the Oh So Ombre Free Sale-a-Bration Paper, then a simple label. 

Now the center card takes it up a notch... still having a stamped background directly on the card base; which by the way, is Crumb Cake.  There is then a layer of the Rococo Rose Oh So Ombre SAB paper, with some splotches of ink, a rub of ink in the middle done with the Blending Brushes, then a White Embossed floral element.  

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I love how creative my teammates are!  And so glad we share projects with each other for inspiration

You can be apart of this great community too!  Join Us now and get an extra perk for doing so until February 28, 2021.  You will receive a special pack of 6x6 designer series paper that is not even released yet!  And you will get to pick out any product you want worth $125.00 for only $99... Free Shipping!   

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A Touch of Ink

Sale-a-Bration:  getting rewarded for your purchases.  Who couldn't ask for a better deal!  For every $50 in product purchased from the Annual or Mini catalogs, you receive a Free Sale-a-Bration item.  

Sale-a-Bration (SAB) end on February 28, 2021 so I am highlighting all things SAB from now until then.  I think this was my favorite set of projects so why not highlight them first.   These card features two fan favorites, Oh So Ombre 6x6 Designer Series Paper Stack and the stamp set, A Touch of Ink

There are 2 Levels of SAB... $50 earns and $100 earns.  Oh So Ombre is Free with a $50 purchase and A Touch of Ink is Free with a $100 purchase.  I have to say, this stamp set have a TON of stamps in it and it is 2-step stamping (outline & filler images).  Very cool.   So let's take a look. 

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Colors of Oh So Ombre DSP:  Blackberry Bliss, Granny Apple Green, Rococo Rose, and Bermuda Bay.

ALL gorgeous colors!  Here is a closure view of the individually:

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  • Card Base:  Thick Basic White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4 on the long side.  Make sure to pre-score the thick paper before you fold in half to prevent cracking.  
  • Oh So Ombre DSP background:  4 x 5-1/4"
  • Solid card stock layer (in colors mentioned above):  3-1/4 x 4-3/4"
  • Basic White CS layer:  3 x 4-1/2"  (I made a mistake and cut mine to 3 x 4-1/4" but still used)
  • Inks are again in same colors as the Oh So Ombre paper and you will need Memento Basic Black
  • Stamp images onto Basic White piece, adhere to solid card stock and add to card with Dimensionals.

ALTERNATIVE:

If you look closely at my Blackberry Bliss card, I stamped the butterfly and leaves on the Basic White just like all the other cards.  Then I stamped them again on some scrap Basic White CS, fussy cut out the butterfly and a couple of the leaves, then added the fussy cut pieces with Dimensionals.  

Want a discount on your purchases?

Click HERE for all the details.  There is a Bonus of 200 Sheets of 6x6 Designer Series Paper you can get (not released yet!) !!!

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