Creative Challenge for August

The Creative Challenge for August is here! Are you ready?  For this month’s challenge, our Concept Art team provided a sketch layout for inspiration. One of our concept artists then put her own spin on the original sketch and changed it from portrait to landscape.  Her process? “I cut four pieces of colored cardstock (BlushingContinue reading “Creative Challenge for August”

Sweet Sunflowers and a FREE gift

ABOUT THE KIT Name: Sweet Sunflowers Click here to order. Item Number: 161120 This kit includes: All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.  An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images. Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces. 2 ClassicContinue reading “Sweet Sunflowers and a FREE gift”

Technique Focus—Stamping on Designer Series Paper

Designer Series Paper isn’t like regular cardstock—it has unique designs and textures. Because of these features, sometimes we forget that we can stamp on it just like cardstock! When we made this week’s card, we decided to do just that—we stamped on the Designer Series Paper, and we loved the way it turned out!  WhenContinue reading “Technique Focus—Stamping on Designer Series Paper”

Step it Up!

Step It Up This week we made some stunning cards using the Wonderful World Stamp Set and Designer Series Paper. If you like what you see, join Sale-A-Bration now until the end of August for access to these unique products! Shop HERE! CASUALFor our Fijne dag card we used the Layering Circles Dies to cutContinue reading “Step it Up!”

CASEing Color

Color inspiration can be found everywhere! We always give creatives the green light to CASE (Copy and Share Everything) our catalog projects, and color combos are always a favorite.  For this project, our Concept Artist borrowed a vibrant palette from a Christmas card she admired in the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. The winning combination? BlushingContinue reading “CASEing Color”

Sale-a-bration

SALE-A-BRATION PRODUCTS: WHILE SUPPLIES LAST As a friendly reminder, all Sale-A-Bration products are available only while supplies last. Once inventory is exhausted the item will no longer be available to redeem, nor will it be restocked. Place an order today and for each $50 or $100 you spend you can earn free, exclusive, while suppliesContinue reading “Sale-a-bration”

Challenge Your Creativity

“The creative challenge is something the Concept Art team does for Stampin’ Up!’s monthly Better Your Best Day. We focus on different techniques or products to get our creative juices flowing and to help us think outside our comfort zones.  “We’ve posted some of our past challenges on social media, including fun projects like shakerContinue reading “Challenge Your Creativity”

Simple Stamping

The joy we get from making cards is simple, but sometimes we can overcomplicate it by making over-the-top crafts that take hours to create. Sometimes a simple, no-frills card is best. For our Hi, c card we kept it simple by using the Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch to create four fun rectangle shapes using BasicContinue reading “Simple Stamping”

Win a month of Paper Pumpkin for Free

Set sail across the ocean with the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit! With beautifully designed nautical imagery, a fun message in a bottle motif, and sentiments that are “shore” to please, this month’s kit is full of warmth and fun. This month’s kit includes: Supplies to create9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinatingContinue reading “Win a month of Paper Pumpkin for Free”