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Today’s card showcases an amazing, new bundle from Stampin’ Up!’s 2017 Annual Catalog – At Home with You. There’s a big and beautiful door with all the fixin’s for any occasion. As you dress this door up for every holiday, it takes on a life of its own. Such a great bundle. Here’s a card I made for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches Challenge:
And here’s the banner for Jen Mitchell’s Freshly Made Sketches sketch that inspired my card:
Here’s a fun video that Stampin’ Up! produced to showcase this amazing bundle:
Tips, Tricks and Reminders
- At Home with You Bundle. I stamped the door on Wood Textures Designer Series Paper with Early Espresso ink – what an easy way to create a beautiful texture on this door! This paper stack is really amazing!I then cropped the door outline with the door Framelits from the At Home with You Framelits – there’s a die to also crop the opened door, but I didn’t do that on this card. I also cropped the windows with a Thinlit included in the bundle. I cropped the door outline again on Thick Whisper White and then glued the door to the white cardstock. Easy! just look at all the options with these Framelits and stamps:
- I Simply Adore You, Mixed Borders. Did you catch the “big funny” in my card? Yes, it’s a door. Yes, it says “I simply adore you.” Say that slowly, you’ll begin to laugh uncontrollably, saying, “Oh, Brian! What a hoot! You are such a creative and funny and wonderful guy…and handsome.” I adore Mixed Borders and thought I’d enjoy playing with the long, thin borders that are designed to showcase these sentiments. Instead, I’ve mostly used these beautiful, fun sentiments. This set is retiring – and there’s only a short amount of time left to pick it up:
- Warm Colors. A warm, welcoming door deserves a warm, welcoming backdrop. I chose Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze and Early Espresso to showcase this door. No matter what time of year, this is a winning combination. If you agree, please save this for future inspiration:
Stamp Sets: At Home with You, Mixed Borders Papers: Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Thick Whisper White, Whisper White Inks: Early Espresso Accessories: At Home Framelits Dies, 1-1/4″ Circle punch, 1-3/8″ Circle punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the Freshly Made Sketches site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
Thanks for stopping by today!
The shares are coming! The shares are coming! I’ll be announcing my 2017 Annual Catalog Products Shares next week. What a wonderful way to get a little bit of a lot of the amazing, new products! The shares will be announced here and in an email to those who want to participate. If you’d like to be included in that email, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retiring List. Stampin’ Up!’s retiring list was announced last month – you can see all the items that will soon go away here:
NOW AVAILABLE! Stampin’ Up! is giving some great products an early release! Until May 31, customers can now order select items from the Eastern Palace Suite! There are two bundles being offered – and they are both AMAZING. I can’t see why you’d pass up the Premier Bundle with the Eastern Medallion Dies – they are incredible! To read more about this suite, CLICK HERE.