Saturday, March 31

Summer Smooches!

Tomorrow is April 1st....Can you believe that? And even though Sale-a-Bration ends today... Stampin' Up is starting a new promotion tomorrow!

For the entire month of April Stampin' Up! will offer customers a chance to pre-order products from the Summer Smooches Collection. No need to wait until they are available in the Stampin' Up! 2012-2013 Catalog (which sremember tarts June 1st).


SSC_245_GretchenAAnd here's a Sneak Peek for you today from Gretchen Barron -- it's the brand new Stamp Set and Designer Series Paper that will be available to customers beginning April 1st! The Bright Blossoms Stamp Set and Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper will be available in the new catalog (released June 1st) but Stampin' Up! is making them available to customers beginning April 1st. How cool is that!

The bright, cheery paper is perfect for spring and summertime projects and cards! Another Sneak Peek on this card is the absolutely beautiful Daffodil Delight Seam Binding Ribbon! It is GORGEOUS!

She used the colors of Lucky Limeaide, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point and Whisper White for her card. The sentiment is from the Pursuit of Happiness Stamp Set.

Additional embellishments and tools used include the Scallop Border Punch, Butterfly Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Basic Rhinestones and Stampin' Write Markers (color directly on the rubber to stamp the whimsical flower images).

In case you're interested, here are the measurements:
  1. Layer One -- Cardstock cut at 5.5 x 8.5, scored and folded to make the Card Base.
  2. Layer Two -- DSP cut at 4 x 5.25"
  3. Layer Three -- DSP cut at 1.5 x 2" (add a narrow strip to the bottom that has been finished with a Border Punch). Add ribbon.
  4. Layer Four -- Lucky Limeaide Cardstock cut at 1.5 x 3.25"
  5. Layer Five -- Whisper White cut at 1.25 x 3"
  6. Layer Six -- Pacific Point Cardstock cut at 2.5" square.
  7. Layer Seven -- Whisper White Cardstock cut at 2.25" square. Embellish with a bow, punched butterflies and Rhinestone Brads.

SSC_245_GretchenBFor those of you who are coming to my April 21st Stamp-a-Stack..... yep... that's right... you're gonna be making this card for sure!

Be at the Reed Ranch or you'll miss out!

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