Friday, July 6, 2018

Stampaganza Blog Hop


Today we have fun blog hop for you!  During the month of July we are celebrating STAMPAGANZA!!  This is the time to get ALL of our favorite stamps and save while you do!  During the month of July, buy any two My Acrylix® stamp sets at the full retail price and get a third stamp set of equal or lesser value free! Choose from stamp sets in the current Annual Inspirations or Seasonal Expressions 2, plus the popular Solos letter and number stamp sets that we've brought back just for July!

If you are not familiar with SOLOS, these stamps (letters A-Z and numbers 0-9) have their own stamp set . Solos letter stamp sets include large and small versions of the letter itself, plus additional words that start with that letter. Each letter also comes with unique shapes, icons, and frames. Solos number stamps include large and small versions of the number, plus variations of that word. For example, Solos “6” stamp set also has the words “sixty”, “sixteen”, and a “th” to create words like sixth. Just like the letter stamp sets, each number set also includes unique shapes and icons. No two sets are the same!

So.... this blog hop is all about stamps!! If you came from Lauren Moore's Blog, you are on the right track!!  Just look for the link to the next blog at the bottom of my post. That will take you to the next blog.  The hop is a big circle so when you get back to me, you will know you have completed the hop!

I chose to create something with a SOLO "f".  It's been a while since I've used a Solos stamp so it was fun to create with it again!



















For my layout, I adapted one of the patterns from our Make It From Your Heart Vol. #3.  For this friendship layout I wanted some fun colors so I reached from my Whimsy Fundamental paper pack and pulled out the Canary and Crystal Blue pattern papers.  I created additional patterns for my pennants and Title using stamps from the Solo "f" stamp set.  Here are some closer looks:




Our Solos can create so much fun for layouts and cards!  You can even put them together to create words and Titles for pages!

You can purchase our SOLOS in bundles for great savings!  
 26 Solos Letter Bundles - $159.20 (reg. $258.70)

10 Number Solos Bundle - $59.70 (reg. $95.50)

After July these SOLOS will be gone!!

To purchase these or any of our other stamps during this STAMPAGANZA special contact your consultant or order from my website  - It's Buy 2 Get one FREE this month only!!


Now it is time to hop over to Michelle Loncar's blog and see what she is sharing today!



Sunday, July 1, 2018

July Stamp of the Month - Highlight Reel


Welcome to the July Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!! This month's stamp is Highlight Reel. This fun stamp set has 23 images!! If you came from Sarah Devendorf's Blog you are on the right track! The hop is one big circle so when you get back to me you will know you have completed the hop! If you get lost along the way, you can see the entire list of participants HERE.


I see this stamp set as a Cover Page for a yearly scrapbook album.  Do you have a scrapbook for each year? If so, what do you do for a cover page?  I thought back on 2017 and remembered 4 major events that happened.  Those events will have there own pages with lots of photos and journaling.  My Cover Page for 2017 would highlight those 4 majo events:

My Husband and I took a trip to Puerto Vallerta (courtsey of Close To My Heart) in February, my youngest daughter got married in May, in June we moved and who can forget the Total Eclipse!! 

To create my film reel, I cut a big 8" circle in Design Space with smaller 2" circles inside out of our Gold Foil paper to replicate a reel of film.   My film strip is actually an image from our Artbooking cricut cartridge.  I sized it to almost fit across the page.   I cut this from Pansy cardstock.  

PRODUCTS USED:
Whimsy Fundamental Paper (for base page) - Z3350
Pansy Cardstock - X5966
Charcoal Cardstock - X5953
Charcoal Ink - Z8231
Flaxen Ink - Z2842
Pen Pal Alphabet - B1539
Gold Glitter gems - Z3312
Thin Cuts - Stitched Circles - Z4181
Thin Cuts - Stitched Ovals - Z4187
3D Foam Dots - Z3342

Remember!!  You can get the Highlight Reel stamp set for just $5 with a $50 purchase!
Contact your consultant or shop HERE


Now it is time to hop over to Vickie ODell's Blog and see what she has created!

Friday, June 15, 2018

July Virtual Card Class - Cheers to You


It's time to sign up for my July Cardmaking Class

What are the benefits of doing this on-line class?
  1. Have luxury of doing a card class when it is convenient for YOU!!  
  2. No pressure of getting your cards finished in a certain amount of time.
  3. Have a question?  Re-watch the video at any time!  Ask questions! I'll be there to answer because I'm always checking into the classroom!
  4. Learn a new technique each month.

Here are details on how this class will work:
  • You will receive a workshop kit in the mail from me with full directions, 12 cards and envelopes, card pieces and accents. Your paper will be pre-cut - This will be a bonus for you and will save you time!  No more fear of making the wrong cut! 
  • I will post a list of ink colors you will need (2-3 each month). You will have the option to add one or more to your order.  
  • A FACEBOOK GROUP CLASSROOM has be created for the summer session and you can join once I have confirmed your participation. Once you are confirmed (payment received) I will send you a link to join the class. This will be a closed group that is only available to those attending the class. I will post a video on or about the 15th of each month walking you through how to stamp and create the techniques for each of the cards shown above. I will also show examples of additional cards so that you can create different looks for your cards.
  • The monthly fee for each class is $28. Remember - this INCLUDES pre-cut paper and cardstock, a stamp, accents! This also includes tax and shipping to you - Priority Mail so that you will get it as soon as I have prepped your kit!
What if you love to cut your own paper?

No Problem!  You can go to my website and order the uncut kit!  It will come with the same amount of cards, accents and stamp!  You will still be able to join my class!  When you order the kit, just send me and email to request the link to the class.  I'll send you the link and you can request to join!


Here is the Kit for July:
 

When you choose the kit option from me, your paper and cardstock will be pre-cut.  You will receive the stamp set shown above, Central Park Sequins, and 12 Cards and Envelopes.  

The ink colors needed for this kit are:  Black and Poppy
(Add $9 for one, $18 for two)

Other Tools and blocks needed:   
Blocks: 2 x 6 1/2, 2 x 3 1/2 and 3 x 3
Watercolor paint & paintbrush
(if you don't have watercolor paint, I will show you how to use you ink pad and a waterbrush.



If you prefer to order your own kit and cut your paper, you may go to my website and order.  
Order Your UNCUT Kit:  Cheers to You WYW Kit  


PRE-CUT KIT OPTIONS:
Use the drop down box to order your July kit. You may choose to purchase just the kit, or select an option that includes one two or three inks.   Order by June 1.


Be sure to add the desired ink colors in your message when ordering ink.

(please note - Paypal buttons may not work your phone.  Email me at gmbscrapper@comcast.net if you want to sign up)


July Cheers to You

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