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Stampin’ Blends review, Stampin’ Up!

Hi Stampers!

I created this fun card yesterday while explaining some things I discovered about the all new Stampin’ Blends, which will be available for purchase in my online store starting November 1, 2017. Click the link to SHOP NOW.

I tried the new blends out on Whisper White card stock, Vellum paper and Window Sheets. I used Memento ink for all of them and then I colored them in a few differnet ways to see which worked and how to make some work.

See the video below for all of the info.

The card I made was a Joy Fold card, and is very simple to create and also super easy to make into most any theme, style or color scheme:)

Measurements:

You can use a sheet of 8 1/2″ by 11″ and make two card bases and then add in the other part, or make one from a full sheet.

Base 4 1/4″ by 11″, score at 5 1/2″ 2 3/4″

Inside Base 3 3/4″ by 7 1/2″, score at 3 3/4″

Layers for the main base
1 piece 4″ by 5 1/4″, I used DSP

2 pieces 4″ by 2 1/2″, again I used DSP

Layers for Inside Base
2 pieces 3 1/2″ by 3 1/2″, I used Whisper White to be able to stamp my images and sentiments.

In this version, I fussy cut an ornament from the Season of Whimsy to hold the card closed, pretty fun idea!

 

Until next time,

Stay Crafty

XO Rach

Product List

2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual catalog, Stained Glass technique, Stampin' Up, Vellum

Vellum Stained Glass Technique, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers!

This card was so fun and easy to create it’s called a Stainglass technique in this version uses vellum and permanent black ink.

You stamp your image onto vellum, allow some time to dry, flip it over and add color! It’s that simple. You can sponge some background color in and it will camouflage the glue dots you’ll add to hold it down very nicely. I gave a varied assortment of stamp sets that would Also work really nicely to color. You can see all the ideas and more in the video link below.

I can’t wait to try this with the new Stampin’ Blends once they arrive on my doorstep. I promise to do a live of Facebook and YouTube to show them off ;-)!!!

Until next time,

Stay Crafty

XO Rach

Supplies

 

 

 

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2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual catalog, Birthday cards, DSP Designer Series Paper, Framelits, Soft Subtles, Stained Glass technique, Stampin' Up

DSP Stained Glass Technique , Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers!

This is another quick and easy Way to create a stained glass technique card. For this version I use designer series paper to create the Stainglass portion and used the detailed dragonflies then let’s to cut out a dragonfly from thick whisper white card stock and then overlaid it on to the base of thick whipser white card stock.

I did a full video on YouTube to be sure to check it out for other details

Until next time,

Stay Crafty

XO Rach

Supplies

Thick Whisper White card stock

Delightful Daisy DSP

Detailed Dragonfly thinlits

Dragonfly Dreams stamp set

 

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

144262 Big Shot Die Brush and Pad

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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2017 Holiday Catalog, 2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual catalog, 3D projects, Annual Catalog, Blog Hop, Fall & Autumn, Framelits, Halloween, Mix n Match stamp sets, Stampin' Up

Halloween blog hop, Stampin’ Up! September

Hi stampers! Hope everyone is off to a great weekend full of Fall fun and adventures….now if only Mother Nature would chill out and cooperate, we could all relax a bit more 😉

Thanks for taking time to stop by and check out my entry in the Stamp It demo group blog hop! If this is where you started, thanks for coming by. If this is a stop on your hop, thanks for dropping in, and either way be sure to go the through the rest of the hop so you can see all the super fun, spooky and cute ideas!!

This was really fun to create and it just jumps out at you….literally 🙂

Measurements:

Pumpkin Pie base: 4 1/4″ by 11″, score at 5 1/2″

Whisper White panel: 4″ by 5 1/4″

Painted Autumn DSP: scraps for pumpkins

Silver Foil: scrap for gate

Whisper White : scrap for brick column

I put the brick column up on dimensional and added the gate to the backside of it for depth and the open look. I also popped the pumpkins up on dimensionals as well for a more fun card.

I would love to know how you feel about my card! Drop me a line at Rachthestamper@gmail.com

Be sure to follow all the way through the hop, so you’ll have 10 chances to enter to win a fantastic prize. You need to leave your FIRST & LAST name, a comment & #STAMPITCONTEST to be entered to win!

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Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

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Supplies

144823 Ready for Christmas stamp set (stairs)

144749 Spooky Cat stamp set

144765 Graveyard Gate stamp set

144613 Painted Autumn DSP for cut out pumpkins

105117 Pumpkin Pie card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

126973 Garden Green ink pad

131173 Crushed Curry ink pad *for the light glow

131179 Smoky Slate ink pad * to fill in the steps for depth

126945 Pumpkin Pie ink pad

100730 Archival Black ink pad

132178 Silver Foil paper

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

144262 Big Shot Die Brush and Pad

102845 Blender Pens

103579 Paper Snips

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Bendi card with Magical Mermaid & Father Christmas, Stampin’ Up!

I added stoppers to keep it bent, this one is the holly sprig on the left
I added a Holly sprig on the inside as well to hlep keep the bend with a stopper
Close up of the stopper
My 1st Bendi card ever

 

A beautiful greeting thanks to the Ready for Christmas stamp set
stands up all on its own!
No stoppers on this version, I will update on how it holds up being mailed

Hi Stampers!

As a follow up to the Facebook LIVE I did earlier today, I added a few “stoppers” to hold the bend parts in place. I stamped a Holly Spring in Always Artichoke and colored it in with Garden Green and Old Olive, did the berries in Real Red, sponged it with Crumb Cake ink and fussy cut it out. I added two dimesionals to the back and attached one to the front panel and one to the inside card to hold the second panel. This was after a questions from a live viewer who asked if the ned would hold up after mailing. I mailed one of the cards out today, and I will let you know how it holds up without these added “stoppers”.

I also forgot to mention and I don’t know how I forgot, because I add Wink of Stella to EVERYTHING, that I added Wink to Santa, the tree and his bag. It makes it so much more magical of a card.

Again, you can add a regular A4 card panel and attach the car to that, but this card stands perfectly well without it, and that way you can make more cards with less sheets of card stock…..WIN WIN!!!!

Cherry Cobbler version is smaller the the original version I made the first time, I cut it down a bit to show more of Santa when it is open

Cherry Cobbler panel : 4 1/4″ by 5 1/2″, score at 1/2″ on 5 1/2″ side

Very Vanilla layers: 4″ by 5 1/4″, you will need two

Cherry Cobbler panels: 5 1/4″ by 2 1/4″ and 5 1/4″ by 1 1/2″, score at 1/2″ on 5 1/2″ side

Very Vanilla layers: 4 5/8″ by 2 1/8″ and 4 5/8″ by  1 3/8″

Scraps of Very Vanilla if you want to add Holly Sprig “stoppers”

If you have a question, or need a catalog, shoot me an email at Rachthestamper@gmail.com

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!!

XOXO Rach

 

Supplies

144017 Magical Mermaid stamp set

142125 Father Christmas stamp set

144823 Ready for Christmas, sentiment

126966 Cherry Cobbler ink pad

126973 Garden Green ink pad

126953 Old Olive ink pad

126972 Always Artichoke ink pad

126949 Real Red ink pad

126975 Crumb Cake ink pad for sponging

140931 Archival Black ink pad

119685 Cherry Cobbler card stock

101650 Very Vanilla card stock

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

129026 Fast Fuse

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Halloween Mini Milk cartons, Stampin’ Up!

Hi Stampers,

I want to send out my thoughts and prayers to all of those affected by Harvey, Irma, and the wildfires. I am thinking of and praying for you all. I cannot imagine what some people have seen and gone through in these past few weeks and I am very blessed to be safe with my family and friends.

My heart also goes out to the September 11th victims and families. It is a day I will NEVER FORGET. I pray you find peace in the memories of your loved ones. They will not be forgotten by me, and I thank them all for sacrificing what they had no choice in giving.

I have a project today that will hopefully bring a smile or smirk to your face, as we can all use a little uplifting on a day such as this.

I made these cute little mini milk cartons after watching a Facebook live that Angie Juda did this past Friday. She made an adorable triangle treat box, and I thought wouldn’t that be cool as a larger lidded project. I know I am not the first to think of this, but the way ideas come to me is usually through someones project that becomes something else in my mind.

That and for some reason as I fall asleep at night, I think about card or box ideas……probably why I am always so tired, seems my mind will not shut off.

Ok to on to the directions.

I made this box using a 6″ by 8 1/2″ piece of card stock. You could use DSP, but it may be slightly less sturdy.

Score on the 8 1/2″ long side at 2″, 4″, 6″, 8″

Score on the 6″ side at 1 /2″, then move to the other unscored side and score at 2″, move this new 2″ score line to 2″ and score again. This will make your box much easier to close since all the squares are not exactly equal. You will have a 2″, 2″ and about 1 1/2″ box.

Once you trim up the pieces that need trimming and need to be removed, you will again put your card stock in on the 8 1/2″ side, lining up the 1st and 3rd boxes in between the 1″ marks on the Stampin’ Trimmer. Then make a small tic mark with the score blade, your stylus or bone folder.

After doing both, you will take a ruler and score from the inside corner to the tick mark on both sides, on both boxes. ( This will all make immensely more sense if you watch the video as you go along.)

You will want to be sure to burnish all of your score lines with the bone folder, and be sure to use a really good adhesive, like Fast Fuse or Tear n Tape.

It’s all fully explained in the video in case this seems confusing.

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!!

XOXO Rach

 

Supplies

144780 Creep It Real clear mount stamp  set

144749 Spooky Cat photopolymer stamp set

144610 Spooky Night DSP

105117 Pumpkin Pie card stock

122922 Wisteria Wonder card stock

105126 Elegant Eggplant card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

140931 Archival Black ink pad

144624 7/8″ Striped Ribbon

141682 Basic Black Baker’s Twine

144230 Silver Mini Sequin Trim

144611 Vintage Crochet Trim

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Peek Through Halloween card,Stampin’ Up!

Hi Stampers! Thought I would share this fun and easy to create card with you today. It was an older idea of mine that I revamped for a Halloween card, but you could easily swap out the theme as well

Hope you give it a try and I would love to see your results!

To make the card, take a standard card base of 4 1/4″ by 11″, score on the 11″ side at 5 1/2″, then on one of the 5 1/2″ sides, trim 1 1/2″ from the bottom, then trim 2″ from the bottom, this will make your bottom and cross piece layer to hold the card together.

You will then need a sheet of 4″ by 5 1/2″ of Whisper White to make layers to add on. You will cut it at 1 3/8″ and 1 7/8″ two times to make layers for your card base.

It’s all fully explained in the video in case this seems confusing.

 

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!!

XOXO Rach

 

Supplies

144780 Creep It Real clear mount stamp  set

144749 Spooky Cat photopolymer stamp set

105117 Pumpkin Pie card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

102584 Garden Green card stock

109131 Silver Embossing powder

140931 Archival Black ink pad

Pumpkin Pie, Garden Green, Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, Wild Wasabi Stampin’ Write Markers

102283 Versamark ink pad

103083 Embossing Buddy

129053 Heat Tool

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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2017 Holiday Catalog, 2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual catalog, Annual Catalog, Blog Hop, Edgelits, Embossing Folders, Fall & Autumn, Framelits, Masculine cards, Neutrals Collection, Regals Collection, Something Old & Something New, Stampin' Up

Fall Blog Hop, Stampin’ Up!


Hi stampers! Are you getting ready for back to school? Have your kids already gone back? Well then this hop is going to be right up your alley! Autumn and Fall are the theme to this months hop. If you come along you can almost smell the crisp air, feel the slight chill and maybe grab your favorite sweater and beverage of choice. Hey we can dream right!?!? It’ll be here before long 🍁🍂☕️

Measurements:

Card base: Thick Very Vanilla 4 1/4″ by 11″, score at 5 1/2″

Very Vanilla Scraps: used to stamp flowers, lights, pumpkins, sign, welcome mat

I cut the door portion from the Thick Very Vanilla panel and set the door aside. I then ran the top half with the missing door through the Big Shot using the Brick Wall embossing folder.

I added Cajun Craze ink to the bricks with a Stampin’ Sponge, I then went over it again with the Smoky Slate ink and a Stampin’ Sponge. I really love how it turned out. What about you? What would you change when you make it yours?

I decided to keep the garland even though they’re holly berries because when I colored them in they look very fall-esque.  Of course the sunflowers and pumpkins fit perfectly!

I think  dimensionals give so much life to a card, so I kinda went crazy with them here.

I added all the ink into the flowers etc. using the Blender Pens because they give much better control and hues on smaller pieces in my opinion.

I used Pumpkin Pie & Tangerine Tango inks for the pumpkins, Garden Green for the stems and flowerstems.

I used Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, Real Red & Smoky Slate inks for the flowers.

I used Smoky Slate and a touch of Dapper Denim for the door, and Crushed Curry for the handle.

I used Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Garden Green, So Saffron & Cajun Crake inks for the garland.

I used Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Real Red, Soft Sky & Smoky Slate inks for the lights.

The mat is stamped in Archival Black ink onto Crumb Cake card stock.

I hope you have enjoyed this creation as much as I loved creating it!

I’d love to hear your thoughts and see your versions too:)

Be sure to follow all the way through the hop, so you have 11 chances to enter to win a super prize. You need to leave your FIRST and LAST name, a comment & #STAMPITCONTEST to be entered to win!

That’s it….. no purchase necessary to enter 🙂

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

Giveaway

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Supplies

143681 At Home With You photopolymer  stamp set

143727 At Home Framelits

138288 Brick Wall Embossing Folder

144237 Thick Very Vanilla  card stock

120953 Crumb Cake card stock

141394 Dapper Denim ink pad

126973 Garden Green ink pad

131180 Pear Pizzazz ink pad

126865 Cajun Craze ink pad

131173 Crushed Curry ink pad

131179 Smoky Slate ink pad

126973 Garden Green ink pad

126949 Real Red ink pad

126945 Pumpkin Pie ink pad

126946 Tangerine Tango ink pad

131181 Soft Sky ink pad

100730 Archival Black ink pad

104199 Linen Thread

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

102845 Blender Pens

103579 Paper Snips

141337 Stampin Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual catalog, 2017-19 In Colors, Stampin' Up

Marbled Background stamp, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers!  These were such a fun bunch of to cards to create. The ink color can completely change the feel of the card too! This is a great card to make when you have a great sentiment to show off as I did the th the Lovely Friends stamp set.  This would also work so well with the Lots of Love or Layering Love stamp sets.

There is a full video on my Facebook page that I did as a Live video and you’ll find lots of new ideas in it too along with some tips for inking large sentiment stamps!

Until next time, Stay Crafty!
XO Rach

Supplies:

144772 Marbled background stamp

143763 Lovely Friends photopolymer stamp set

101910 Shimmery White card stock

144245 Lemon Lime Twist card stock

144243 Berry Burst card stock

131197 Bermuda Bay card stock

131171 Bermuda Bay ink pad

144086 Lemon Lime Twist ink pad

144084 Powder Pink ink pad

102283 Versamark ink pad

100730 Archival Black ink pad

102193 Versamark reinker

140928 Archival Black reinker

144219 Pearl Basic Jewels

144220 Rhinestone Basic Jewels

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Delightful Daisy DSP, Stampin’ Up!


Hi stampers!

Here are a few variations of the Double Gate Fold Peekaboo card we made at our workshop on Friday evening.

I made a video and prior blog post with full instructions if you need to know how to make it!

We also used the Eastern Beauty stamp set and as you can see, this is a totally different look then you’ve probabaly seen in samples of Eastern Palace!

 

Hope you enjoyed this share,

Until next time, Stay Crafty!

XO Rach
Supplies:

144137 Delightful Daisy DSP

143675 Eastern Beauty photopolymer stamp set

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner
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