Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza

Who doesn’t love a good sale? Especially at this time of year. And when that sale is on high quality craft products you love it’s even better.

Welcome to the Party! Stampin’ UP!s week long Online Extravaganza!

Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza

Stampin’ UP!’s week long Online Extravaganza kicks off November 20th and ends with a Bang as well. OK so I’m a bit late telling you all about this. However, if you are signed up for my Newsletter you would have got the inside information in time for the start of the sale.
With the business of the upcoming Holiday Season I wanted to let you know, this is a great time to shop for bargains for all those crafty friends you have.
Black Friday sales have started in Australia and then there are Cyber Monday Sales too. Are you sale shopping?
(Not me – I’m the one at home relaxing and stamping and shopping online with Stampin’  UP!).

SEE all items on Sale November 20-26 here in this FLYER and Below with easy shopping links

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THEN CHECK BACK for details on the FLASH SALE SU will end with a BANG!

USE this HANDY SHOPPING LIST to PLAN YOUR PURCHASES – Libby Stampz Shopping List

Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza Answers to Questions

1. You may add other sale items to the Online Extravaganza
2. You may add any regular priced annual and holiday catalogue product to an order
3. You may add clearance items to any order
4. Orders of $250 or more earn host rewards (And my customer gifts) 
5. Any sale items can be added to a demonstrator starter kit (stretch your spending power)
(I love that you will be saving 10% – 40% more over and above the posted sale prices WHILE getting full credit for the purchase price towards host rewards & demonstrator perks).

For orders less than $150 USE HOST CODE DGD9GRGM
You may always email your orders to me and still qualify for the gift

Plus I have 1 of the Merry Patterns Stamp Sets to be one by a lucky shopper before 30/11/17

(This stamp set is no longer available and was ONLY available for workshop orders of A$450 or more)

Libby’s Host Code Club is a VERY special additional reward for any of my Online Customers here in Australia, who place an order ‘over’ $60 and ‘under’ $250. Read all about it HERE and note the current host code below.

 

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I shared yesterday a technique I called Watercolor Smoosh and two of the cards made. Today’s post Smoosh Christmas shares the third card. This one was done on Watercolor Paper and the Clear Block with Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy. I turned it into a Smoosh Christmas Card.

Smoosh Christmas

Smoosh Christmas

I thought the Watercolor Smoosh background resembled a type of wreath or holly bush. I know it’s probably a reach but hey, I tried. Anyway I combined it with some Berry Burst and hey presto I have a Christmas Card. What do you think? Leave a comment to go in the draw for a prize.

Smoosh Christmas Inside Reveal

I’ve used the hanging baubles from Carols of Christmas on the front of the card. Then on the inside and outside of the envelope I used the other set of hanging baubles.

The sentiment is from Merry Little Labels and it’s punched out with the Everyday Label Punch. These two products come as a bundle from the Holiday Catalogue. You save 10% by buying the bundle.

Libby’s Host Code Club is a VERY special additional reward for any of my Online Customers here in Australia, who place an order ‘over’ $60 and ‘under’ $250. Read all about it HERE and note the current host code below.

SHOP ONLINE: My Online Store is open 24/7 so if you need any of the supplies to create this project, just click on any of the product photos below and it will take you right to my online store.

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Happy Stamping, until next time

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Welcome to another Thursday Video. Today we’re playing with the technique I have called Watercolor Smoosh. It’s lots of fun but you may get a bit inky. You wouldn’t be having fun if you didn’t get inky, right?

Watercolor Smoosh

Now on the video I didn’t have finished cards to show but said I’d add them to my post, so here is the one done on the Glossy Card card with the Watercolor Smoosh one on the baking paper.

Watercolor Smoosh

I love the effect the Island Indigo and night of Navy have had on the Glossy card. I’ve picked up those colours in the Daisy and the ribbon and sentiment. Here’s what I did for the inside of the card and the outside of the envelope.

Watercolor Smoosh 1

Now watch the video to see what I did and remember this is just my way of doing it, not necessarily the right way 🙂

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Now I did do three samples but ran out of time to make the third card so will post that at a later date. Here’s the other card made with baking paper and this one is on Shimmery White card:
Watercolor Smoosh 2
The Berry Burst and Sweet Sugarplum make such a vibrant and happy background. I love the Lemon Lime Twist for the leaves. I used the Berry Burst to stamp the flowers on the background.

Watercolor Smoosh Measurments

  • Card bases measure 14.8 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score card bases at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Layer 1 measures 14.3 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 3 3/4″
  • Watercolor Smoosh layer measures 13.8 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″

Here’s what I did for the inside of the card above

Watercolor Smoosh 3

So what do you think? Will you give the Watercolor Smoosh technique a try? You could wear gloves or be more careful than I was to avoid the ink. However, I’m sure you’ll agree this technique is a bit of fun and no two backgrounds will ever be the same.

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Colour INKspiration #22 & #23

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Welcome to Libby Stampz and a Colour INKspiration Blog Hop !  It’s Wednesday night and  I’m joining up with the crew to be a guest designer for the 22nd & 23rd Colour INKspiration Challenge.

Coloue Inkspiration Guest designer

Just in case you haven’t heard, Colour INKspiration Challenges are on Facebook and there are two challenges every month.  Join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month for a brand new colour palette.

Colour INKspiration #22

Coloue Inkspiration #22

It’s my younger brother’s 60th Birthday soon, so I thought this colour challenge lent itself nicely to a birthday card for him. So here’s my project:

Coloue Inkspiration #22a

I used Embossing Paste for the background and although I had the lid on tightly and kept it in a zip lock bag. However. it had dried out a bit since I last used it in June. Sadly, I then had to pack it up for moving home and only just got it out again. Well, I added a tiny bit of water and a generous amount of stirring and it worked a treat combined. I added some Soft Suede and the brick wall type mask. It’s definitely on my re-order list.

Coloue Inkspiration #22b

I used the Large Number Framelit Dies to die cut the 60 and added clear Wink of Stella for a bit of sparkely. The feathers were so easy to stamp and hand cut. The feathers are a two step photopolymer stamp from Feather Together. I also added a feather to the insert of the card and the outside of the envelope.

60 never looked so good!

Coloue Inkspiration #22c

I still have another project to share with you as part of Colour INKspiration #22 & #23

Colour INKspiration #23

Coloue Inkspiration #23

Oh a second challenge. What fun!! Want to see my card?

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What’s black and white and read? Music of course!! Did you think I was going to say something else? I added some Crumb Cake and Silver Foil, too. This is a fun little card and could be used for Christmas (that’s the music). Or you could use it for New Year by changing the colours and the music too. Love the silver foil bells, don’t you?

Inside reveal

CI23b

I couldn’t resist the red berries for the card insert and the outside of the envelope. It really enhances the colour of the Crumb Cake, don’t you think?  I hope you enjoyed my projects for Colour INKspiration #22 & #23.

Anyway, this has been fun and I certainly hop you’ll hop to all the blogs participating and leave a comment. We love to read comments. Make sure you pop on over to the Colour Inkspirations Facebook Page to see what’s going on and participate yourself.

Up next on the CI Blog Hop we have the talented, Julia Quinn.

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SHOP ONLINE: My Online Store is open 24/7 so if you need any of the supplies to create this project, just click on any of the product photos below and it will take you right to my online store.

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Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Pizza Boxes

So today for Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Pizza Boxes we have these oh so cute Mini Pizza Boxes and would make fantastic boxes for small gifts. The Latte Girls are going to give you some ideas today and perhaps inspire you to get some and create some interesting projects for yourself. Make sure you visit all the blogs in the hop:

  • Leonie Schroder
  • Libby Dyson – You are here
  • Narelle Fasulo
  • Sandie Morthern

Now, here’s my take on Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Pizza Boxes:

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop - Pizza Boxes

These little boxes are just great for some gift cards and many other things. I’ve decorated the front quite quickly by cutting a square from Christmas Around The World D.S.P., and adding a Foil Snowflake. There’s gold and silver in the pack and the reverse is white so you can make them any colour by sponging on some ink. I’ve stamped in Versamark and added Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder before die cutting with the Stitched Shapes Framelit Dies. I added a scallop circle in Pool Party and a bow. Done!!

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Pizza Boxes Cards

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This is a 3″ x 3″ or 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm card. You need to cut the card 3″ x 6″ or 7.5 cm x 15 cm and score and fold at ” or 7.5 cm. There’s even 3″ x 3″ Whisper White Envelopes in the Holiday Catalogue to use with these.

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Same size card, different front. See how easy it is to change things by still using the same colour scheme but different stamp sets or bundles? I love the Decorative Border Punch – great for scrapbooks or Memories & More too. You can punch to any length and lining it up is so easy.

I used Circle Punches here to decorate the front of the card and a Silver 1/”8 Ribbon added with a Glue Dot.

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Pizza Boxes

If the front of the card has layers I’ve added the finished layer with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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So, 3 little Gift Cards with envelopes. The flat layers are added with Multipurpose Liquid glue and the ribbons with Glue Dots.

Quite a quick and easy gift to make for someone. However, I think they look effective, don’t you?

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Still plenty of room for 3 more cards. I’m making doubles of the ones I’ve already shown you.

So, if you’re stuck for a gift to make which isn’t going to take a lot of time or cost you the earth, consider making little Gift Cards and packaging them up in Mini Pizza Boxes.

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Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share.

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Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is. Just post your project directly to the group.

Do You Repeat?

Anyway today,s video shows you how I repeat stamp, use an Aqua Painter, some inks and Shimmery White card to create  card front. (Sorry I didn’t get the second one made, so I’ll keep it for another time). So watch how I do  my … Do You Repeat?

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So … Do You Repeat?

Wasn’t that easier than you thought? How about you give it a try next time you come up against a colour combo you’re not sure what to do with. It doesn’t have to be the same stamp set I have used. Look at the stamps you have a pick a few which would look good repeated as a background on a card front.
Here’s the colour combo for the card above:
Colour Combo CI#21
I also used my snips to distress the edges of each layer. I did stamp on the inside of my card and on the envelope but haven’t yet coloured them. However, I thought I’d share anyway.
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RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends

RemARKably Created Blog Tour - Stampin' Blends

I’m really excited to be part of this international RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends. In case you haven’t hear Stampin’ Blends are Stampin’ Up!’s new alcohol based markers. So take the tour and be inspired. I’m sure you’l want them all by the end of the tour.

I found it a bit difficult to decide on a project for today as I tend to love using the Stampin’ Blends. It’s not unknown for me to spend many hours just colouring away. Anyway one of my projects revolved around a suggestion by Patty Bennett to colour the same image but in all the different colours. So I took the “Thank You” from Color Me Happy and stamped it 12 times. Each one was coloured with the light of the colour on the top and the darker shade of the same colour on the bottom and this is what I came up with:

Thanks You Stampin' Blends

Did you pick out which one is missing? Apart from Ivory, Bronze and the Color Lifter, that is.

RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends

Here’s the card I made using the Night of Navy sample and see if you. Are you able to spot what else I have used Stampin’ Blends for in my RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends project:

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I coloured the ‘shadow’ area with a Watercolor Pencil and Blender Pen. The little flourishes are also coloured with the ones on the right being the Light Night of Navy and the ones on the left being the Dark Bight of Navy. Here’s a closer look at that element.

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I love the way the Stampin’ Blends, blend into each other. The colouring was done to an imaginary line in the Light Night of Navy first. Then the bottom of each letter in the Dark Night of Navy and going over where the two tones met with the Light Night of Navy again.

I did stamp the Daisy in Delightful Daisy, then coloured the Faceted Gem in the Dark Delightful Daisy Stampin’ Blend. So now we can colour all our embellishments with our Stampin’ Blends and as they’re alcohol markers, they’re permanent.

Now did you know Stampin Up! make Ombre Delightful Daffodil? No, I didn’t either until I coloured the Classic Weave Ribbon with both the Dark and Light Delightful Daffodil Stampin’ Blends. Now, just a quick peek at the inside of my card:

You can download the tutorial for today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial 8 Thank You HERE

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share.

Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share…

 

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This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there.

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge

I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of doing a Pool Party wash on Watercolor Paper. Well that evolved into adding some Pear Pizzazz to come up with my card.

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

I’ve used the Add A Little Glitz stamp set and my helpful Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (can’t wait for the Stamparatus in February, 2018). The trees are stamped twice in Pear Pizzazz as I discovered the Watercolor Paper wasn’t very adept at taking Subtle inks. I’ve used the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to give a starry night effect at the top. I added some Silver Metallic Thread to the centre and some silver stars from the Metallic Sequins Assortment.

It’s a little difficult to see but I’ve used the large star from the front panel and stamped in Pool Party on the card insert and the envelope.

I have used a combination of adhesives:

  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue for the card insert and layer 1 to layer 2 and then layer 3
  • Foam Adhesive Strips for the top layers to the card base
  • Fine Tip Glue Pen to adhere the stars
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive to adhere the Silver Metallic Thread to the back of layer 1

I hope you like this card for the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge.

Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share…

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WWYS #142 Painted Harvest

I just love Painted Harvest stamp set and love that I can participate in this challenge at What Will You Stamp Make sure you visit the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest Blog to see the inspiration from the Design Team and visit the blogs of the other participants in the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest challenge.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest

Here’s my card for WWYS #142 Painted Harvest.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 1

I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi to make the card front. I’ve tied 3 rows of Linen Thread around the top layer in a crisscross fashion. The top layer has also been run through the Big Shot with the Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 2

The sentiment, which is also from Painted Harvest, is stamped in Basic Black Archival Ink and I’ve used the Everyday Label Punch to punch it out. There s an image stamp in Painted Harvest with tiny little dots on it, so I used that and Sweet Sugarplum to stamp on the sentiment piece. The sentiment piece is adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals and I’ve tied a small ‘Billie’ bow and attached it with a Glue Dot.

The Inside Revealed

The centres of the flowers are stamped with Crumb Cake ink. You know how I love to stamp on the inside of my cards and the envelopes? Well, I’ve done the same on this card insert and envelope using the same colours as the front of the card.

 

Libby’s Host Code Club is a VERY special additional reward for any of my Online Customers here in Australia, who place an order ‘over’ $60 and ‘under’ $250. Read all about it HERE and note the current host code below.

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SHOP ONLINE: My Online Store is open 24/7 so if you need any of the supplies to create this project, just click on any of the product photos below and it will take you right to my online store.

QUESTIONS: Do you have any questions? Please leave me a comment

ARE YOU IN AUSTRALIA & NEED A CATALOGUE? Please allow me to send you one (if you don’t already have a demonstrator!) Email me with your postal address to: libby@libbystampz.com

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Deck The Halls

My card for the Holidays today is Deck The Halls ready for Christmas. The card I have is a CASE from the Holiday Catalogue. I’m sure you’ll like. It would make a great masculine card or change the Designer Series Paper and ink colours to make a more feminine looking card.

Deck The Halls

I’ve used some Designer Series Paper from Merry Little Christmas. You could swap it out for any of the Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs. There are 2 tiny strips of DSP peeking out from behind the banner which was cut using my trimmer and snips. There’s also some Jute Twine behind the banner. It is adhered to the back of the banner with Glue Dots. You could save on Jute Twine by just having loose ends peeking out but I have a ‘mock’ bow on the back of the banner. The little Old Olive stamped poinsettia is punched out using a 3/4″ Circle Punch.

I used that same stamp and ink to stamp inside the card and on the outside of the envelope. The banner is adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stamp the greeting in Basic Black Archival ink and the little strips in Old Olive above and below the Greeting.

Although Deck The Halls is an easy card to make, I’m sure any recipient would love it and you can WOW it up by adding some Enamel Shapes or Pearls or Rhinestones.

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share.

Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share…

Are you looking for a hobby, part or full-time job and be able to work from home and when it suits you? Do you love craft? Then you should consider doing what I do.
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