Marquee Messages – Stampin’ Up! Sneak Peek

*SNEAK PEEK*  *SNEAK PEEK*  Do you like a Sneak Peek?  I can hardly contain my excitement over the card I get to share with you today.  Attendees at last week’s Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage (Convention) received lots of great products from the upcoming 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  Because I wasn’t able to attend the event, I received none.  Isn’t that just about the saddest thing you’ve ever heard?!?  BUT Pam, my wonderful upline, was at the amazing event – and she came back to Atlanta with goodies to share.  I was able to play around with a couple of great new sets, and I’ll be sharing the projects with you this week.  Here’s my card:

Marquee Messages, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Sneak Peek

Tips, Tricks and Reminders

  • Marquee Messages.  Marquee Messages is an amazing photopolymer set that features a wonderfully retro marquee and a whole bunch of sentiments that make it perfect for many occasions.  The marquee is one stamp – and all the words can be combined to create a number of great sentiments – You are awesome, You are invited, It’s your birthday – and lots of coordinating taglines.  I love the retro feel of this set!  I mean, really!  How adorable is this set?Marquee Messages, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Sneak Peek
  • Snip to My Loo.  You know I don’t have any problems pulling out my paper snips when a snipping project calls me.  These bold shapes are super-easy to stamp, snip, and paper-piece together.  I stamped this image on Whisper White, Daffodil Delight and Pool Party.  I snipped the Pool Party panel and glued it on top of the Whisper White piece.  I snipped the Daffodil Delight arrow and glued it down, too (along with the two Daffodil Delight stars).  Such a colorful and fun way to give this project a real “wow!”  I colored parts of the Whisper White with Pool Party, Daffodil Delight and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Write Markers to support the bold, snipped panels.  If you missed my video about paper piecing, you can see it here.
  • Bright, Crisp Color Combination.  Is there a color that doesn’t pair well with Pool Party?  It looks perfect with other blues and deep, rich colors.  It pairs gorgeously with reds and oranges.  When paired with bright yellow, Pool Party looks smart and modern.  If you like this combination of colors, too, feel free to save this: Stampin' Up! Color Inspriation: Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White

Stamp Sets:  Marquee Messages (2016-2017 Annual Catalog Sneak Peek)  Papers:  Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White  Inks:  Archival Basic Black, Stampin’ Write Markers (Smoky Slate, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight)  Accessories:  Stampin’ Dimensionals

I will be sharing another Marquee Messages card tomorrow – it’s completely different from this one to showcase the flexibility of this fun set.

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  1. Well of course now that I have seen this set brought to life by your talented hands I feel like I need it! What else is new. Lol. You do it every time! Love this

  2. LOVE IT! I am so excited to get the new goodies and wow – you made this stamp PROUD! Super job….you did make it for me….right???!!!!

  3. Wow Brian! This is so clean and crisp and …. BRIGHT! Love it! xoxo

  4. You’re right…super cool stamp set. Thanks for the sneak peek.

  5. Love seeing the sneak peek. Simple and charming way to rock that neon sign!

  6. That card is so YOU!

  7. I can’t wait to get my hands on that stamp!!!

  8. Now that’s a message that stands out!

  9. Great card..have not played with mine yet but will be fun to try different color combos!

  10. I wasn’t sure I wanted that set, but now I’m convinced that I need it.
    Fantastic job and I love the colors you chose.

  11. Wow, Brian! This is rockin’ gorgeous! 🙂

  12. Love this! A set so perfect for you!

  13. Fab, fab, fab, FAB card! So you! So totally love it!

  14. Love your cards. I often CASE. Are you going to do the DSP sampler books? Yes, I know I’m early, just wondering. Happy Earth Day!

  15. Definitely in my top 10 for May 3rd! Great card Brian!!

  16. Great stamp set, color combo and card! Love the snipping details

  17. Nancy Iverson in Colorado

    Love it! Will be the first item ordered. Hope on pre- order!

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  19. Sorry I missed yesterday’s post. This is a great, fun card and I think I’m going to love this stamp set. Thanks for a peek!

  20. Ohhh, what a fabulously fun card, Brian. Love the peek!

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  22. Love your clean and simple style! I wasn’t a fan of this stamp set, but you could sway me!

  23. Carla B.Sturgis

    Llooovvvee it ! Still stampin. Can’t wait to see the rest.

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