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 ūüćĀūüćā‚ėēÔłŹ

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 ūüôā

Until next time,

Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

Giveaway

Blog Hoppers:

 

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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Neutrals Collection, Regals Collection, Stampin' Up

Replay of LIVE Periscope, Stamp Therapy :) Stampin’ Up, Lovely as a Tree

This is a repost from last April 27th, 2016. Thank you for taking the time to look again. My dziadzi will always be special to me<3

 

 

For those of you who missed it, or may not have Periscope, here’s a video I did earlier today.

 

¬†I‘m using one of the oldest running Stampin’ Up stamp sets in honor of my grandfather who was 100 years young, that sadly passed away today. What better way to honor a carpenter who created things until he was a spry 98, than with some crafty creativity!!

 

 

I used :

# 127793 Lovely as a Tree stamp set

# 122959 Watercolor Paper

# 101650 Very Vanilla card stock

# 105119 Always Artichoke card stock

# 120953 Crumb Cake card stock

# 140931 Archival Black ink pad

# 126973 Garden Green ink pad

# 126972 Always Artichoke ink pad

# 126979 Chocolate Chip ink pad

# 131181 Soft Sky ink pad

# 103954 Aquapainter

# 129053 Heat Tool

# 127802 Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set

Also thankfully the TEENY TINY WISHES stamp set is NOT Retiring!!
Its a great set, so thank goodness.

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2017 Occasions catalog, Birthday cards, DSP Designer Series Paper, Fun Fold cards, Neutrals Collection, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Soft Subtles, Stampin' Up

¬†A Softer Balloon Adventure , Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampin’ friends! Hope you are having a wonderful day! Have you created anything today? Well, if the answer is no, then this is your next project! This is a tried and true “Z” fold style card, and it has a second layer to add some additional visual interest ūüôā

This card is bright and full of fun in the 2017 Occasions catalog, and sometimes that can make it hard for people who may not bright and loud to see how they could use it. So ,I made this a very soft and feminine card, to give you a different perspective, and help you see some other options. But you can easily switch it out to your taste, and make it a bright card too!

Card base: Tip Tip Taupe¬†measuring 4 1/4″ by 11″, score at 2 3/4″and 5 1/2″.

DSP¬†layers for the base measure 4″ by 5 1/4″, and two 2 1/2″ by 4″pieces. Then two Whisper White pieces at 21/4″ by 3 3/4″. I stamped the balloons in Tip Top Taupe, doing one in a lighter shade by stamping off first. I stamped the confetti in Blushing Bride ink, and the sentiment as well.I added a few Pearl embellishments to the front too.

Inside base measures¬†¬†3″ by 8″, score at 4″. Two Whisper White pieces at 3 3/4″ by 2 3/4″, and a DSP layer at 3 1/2″ by 2 1/2″.

You could add a little extra pizzazz to the front inside layer by punching a few balloons form the Balloon Builder punch in Tip Top Taupe and¬†Blushing Bride, and pop them up on dimensional. I do think it’s a perfectly beautiful card, just as it is, do you?

Thanks for stopping in.

Until next time…….

Stay Crafty!!!!

 

Supplies:

142823 Balloon Adventures photopolymer stamp set

142788 Falling in Love DSP

100730 Whisper White card stock

138336 Tip Top Taupe  card stock

138325 Tip Top Taupe ink pad

131172 Blushing Bride ink pad

119247 Pearl Embellishments

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

129026 Fast Fuse

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107297 Crumb Cake envelopes

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Blog Hop, Edgelits, Fall & Autumn, Framelits, Halloween, Masking technique, Neutrals Collection, New 2016 Holiday Catalog!!, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Stampin' Up

Stamp It Group, Halloween blog hop, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers! You are going to love this Spooky, Funny, Cute and Scary Blog Hop Tour! I really love Halloween, and I hope you enjoy my Creepy Graveyard card as much as I enjoyed creating it! There are so many fun cards on this hop, I hope you will follow all of the way through and get some fun inspiration for your Halloween cards! Also, as always there is a really cool prize you can enter to win absolutely FREE! All you need to do is leave a comment, and #Stampitcontest to be entered to win. (One entry per person please) You will find a great video tutorial below,and ¬†the card uses a standard base of 4 1/4 by 11″, scored at 5 1/2″. Hope you have fun making your own version of this super fun card. I would love to hear how you made it your own!

 

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Outside version 2
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Inside version 2

 

Until next time…..Stay Crafty!!

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Outside version 1
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Inside version 1

 

Giveaway

Supplies

141842 Spooky Scenes Edgelits dies

142255 Cookie Cutter Halloween (Raven)

142249 Halloween Treat

142027 Halloween Night Baker’s Twine

121045 Basic Black card stock

121044 Dark Gray card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

140931 Archival black ink pad

126957 So Saffron ink pad

126945 Pumpkin Pie ink pad

126949 Real Red ink  pad

100082 Black Stampin Write marker

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

133773 Daubers

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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Embossing Folders, Fall & Autumn, Neutrals Collection, New 2016 Holiday Catalog!!, Stampin' Up

Replay of Live Periscope, Stampin’ Up!


Hi stampers, here is a closer look at the card I created Live on Periscope a few days back. It was so fun to use this new Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. It gives so much more depth and feeling to your card. It makes you want to touch and feel it, just like a real-life cozy winter sweater. If you haven’t gotten this folder, I hope you’ll give it a second look.


Quick tip: wetting the card stock with the paper spritzer really helps loosen the fibers and give it some give to really make the embossing pop!

Until next time….Stay Crafty!!

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Christmas, Fall & Autumn, Fun Paper Boxes, Halloween, Neutrals Collection, New 2016 Holiday Catalog!!, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Stampin' Up

Pizza Style Treat Box, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stamping friends! Hope you are starting to accept the end of Summer and back to school; beginning to embrace that fact that Autumn, and soon after Halloween will be on their way. Its revving up to be the busy and fun time of year, and I always need a little head start on my Holiday crafting or card making. I came up with this brilliant idea for a mini Pizza Style box, to fill with treats and gifts. You could sub in Cash, Gift cards or various other great little gifts. I am sure you could even get an iPod, iTouch or iPhone into the larger box if you are a VERY generous gifter. Also if so, I would be so glad to be on your gifting list ūüôā

 

Outside Front

 

Inside with 8 chocolates
Or inside with 3 Fun Size M&M’s

I made two different size boxes, quite by accident too! I started out making the smaller box, and when I filmed the video, I happily ended up with a slightly larger size! Serendipitous if I may say so, also one of the cutest movies if you need a suggestion.

I used DSP to brighten up both of these boxes. I think DSP on it’s own would just not be sturdy enough, but you can add some in to spice it up a bit.

This box requires some scoring and trimming, but honestly once you make one, you will find they are extremely simple to duplicate.

You will need a sheet of 8 1/2″ by 12″ paper to make the large box.

On the 12″ side you will score at 3/4″, 5″, 5 3/4″, 10 1/8″, 11″, 11 1/8″.

On the 8 1/2″ side you will score at ¬†1″, 1 1/8″, 1 7/8″, 2″, then turn the card completely around, and repeat the scoring at 1″, 1 1/8″, 1 7/8″, 2″.

If you follow along in the video you will see how to burnish your fold marks , and which little bits to trim off.  It is much simpler to follow along with the video if you have the measurements on hand!

As always if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask ūüôā

Until next time…..Stay Crafty!!

 

Outside Front
Inside with 8 chocolates and a gift card

 

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Or inside with 4 Fun Size M&M’s

 

 

 

Supplies

142022 Halloween Night Specialty DSP

133674 12 x 12 Kraft card stock

141628 This Christmas Specialty DSP

142175 Happy Ornament wood mount stamp

141851 Pretty Pines Thinlits

109131 Silver Embossing Powder

142247 Jar of Haunts photopolymer stamp set

102283 Versamark ink pad

103083 Embossing Buddy

129053 Heat Tool

Cherry Cobbler 12 x 12 card stock

131201 Pear Pizzazz card stock

141897 Wink of Stella

143263 Big Shot die cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

103683 Mini Glue Dots

103579 Paper Snips

102845 Blender Pens

129026 Fast Fuse

122334Simply Scored

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107300 Very Vanilla Envelopes

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2016-2018 In Colors, Brights Collection, Neutrals Collection, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Punches, Stampin' Up

A Fun DSP and punch card, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers! This quick and simple card is a cinch to bang out a bunch of.  If you’re in need of pretty but easy invites, thank you’s or any other batch of cards you may want to create. You can easily switch out the colors and give it a totally different feel too!  

Also trying a different doilie like a gold or silver one would work just as well! 

Until next time , Stay Crafty!
 

 

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Neutrals Collection, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Soft Subtles, Stampin' Up, Watercoloring

Country Livin’ , Stampin’ Up!

Hey there stampers…..sorry I have been away so long. I took my son the the beach for a few days on a whim, and my dad recently had an emergency surgery done, so the stamping had to take a back seat. That is really how I came up with this card, I nice relaxing view from the passenger seat or bed of this very cool old truck. I think the cards turned out so much better than I could’ve imagined since I stepped out of the color box for this one. I have seen so many GREAT cards with this set, but mostly in darker ink shades. So I thought I would go out on a limb and see what came of it.

Outside WW version
Inside


Hey recently I have also added a Rachthestamper Facebook page. I would love if you would stop by and give me a like and a comment. Also I am nearing 1000 subscribers on my You Tube channel Rachthestamper, so I will be getting ready for a new giveaway too. There are so many fun things coming in the next weeks. There is a great new bundle coming out : Thoughtful Branches is the stamp set, and Beautiful Branches is a coordinating framelit set. They will be orderable on August 2nd, but only for a limited time. There are so many different cards you could create with these, and the words and font in the stamp sets are incredible and versatile.

Outside AA version
Inside

Thanks for sticking with me through all of my rough spots, and I  hope to bring you a lot of fun holiday stuff really soon!!!

 

Till next time, Stay Crafty!

Card measurements:

Base Layer 4 1/4″ by 5 1/2″

Layer 4″ by 5 1/4″

Layer 3 3/4″ by 5″

Supplies:

141925 Country Livin stamp set

141710 Banners for You stamp set

105119 Always Artichoke card stock

122922 Wisteria Wonder card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

131202 Smoky Slate card stock

120953 Crumb Cake card stock

140272 Thick White card stock

131179 Smoky Slate ink pad

126985 Wisteria Wonder ink pad

131203 Soft Sky ink pad

121043 Sahara Sand ink pad

126972 Always Artichoke ink pad

131180 Pear Pizzazz ink pad

101406 Staz-On ink pad

141491 Classic Label punch

103954 Aqua painters

141487 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon

104199 Linen Thread

129053 Heat Tool

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107300 Very Vanilla Envelopes

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Heat Embossing, Neutrals Collection, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Stampin' Up

Steaming Along: Traveler, Stampin Up!

Hi stampers! Welcome back to the golden age of steam travel! My son adores trains, so I knew I had to get this set, and he would just love to get a card . I went with a very basic “create your own DSP” and a tone on tone style for this card. You could also do it with brown inks as well for a vintage sepia style card. Also, I used the other images in the set to create the background. However, you could also feature one of those if trains are not your thing…..though I cannot imagine that ūüėČ

I also made two different styles, on with an extra base layer in Smoky Slate and one without. And I sponged the edges which gives it a much more layered look with either card. Also if you have it handy you could use Black Embossing Powder and skip a step of using black ink.

Card measurements:

Base of Very Vanilla 4 1/4″ by 11″, scored at 5 1/2″

Layer: Smoky Slate 4″ by 5 1/4″

Layer: Very Vanilla 3 3/4″ by 5″

I would love to hear your thoughts on this card. Don’t forget to check out the Stamp It Group:Christmas in July blog hop, Stampin‚Äô Up!¬†for a chance to win a really cool kit!!

Until next time….. Stay Crafty!

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inside

 

 

With the Black Metallic Thread

 

Inside

Supplies:

134513 Traveler clear mount stamp set

141614 Thoughtful Banners photopolymer stamp set

101650 Very Vanilla card stock

131202 Smoky Slate card stock

140931 Archival Black ink pad

131179 Smoky Slate ink pad

109130 Clear Embossing Powder

102283 Versamark ink pad

129053 Heat Tool

103083 Embossing Buddy

141695 Black Metallic Thread

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107300 Very Vanilla Envelopes

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Brayering, Embossing Folders, Neutrals Collection, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Stampin' Up

I’m So Sorry/Thinking of You, Stampin’ Up!

 

Hi stampers! I created this very simple, but meaningful card from the very versitile Woodlands TEIF. It is such a nice embossing folder, and has so many variations that you can do with it. I have seen people brayer the inside, and even stamp images to transfer to the card stock. It’s pretty cool since it gives a hiding behind the trees effect. I would love to do that type of card, if you all would like to see one done. Please leave me a comment here and I will be sure to do a new video for it. These cards are very simple to make and you could make a bunch in different colors , with varied sentiments and give as a really sweet,little pick me up gift. Just add some Whisper White envelopes ūüėĆ

They’re standard card size 5 1/2″ by 4 1/4″, with a 5 1/4″ by 4″ embossed layer.
Until next time…Stay Crafty!

 

Early Espresso version

 

Smoky Slate version

 

Supplies:

# 140706 Greatest Greetings stamp set

# 142330 Thoughtful Banners stamp set & Duet Banner Punch ( SAVE 10%)!

# 101650 Very Vanilla card stock

# 100730 Whisper White card stock

# 131202 Smoky Slate card stock

# 119686 Early Espresso card stock

# 126978 Soft Suede ink pad

# 131179 Smoky Slate ink pad

# 126974 Early Espresso ink pad

# 139673 Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

# 141491 Classic Label Punch

# 143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

# 141714 Sponge Brayers

# 126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

# 102300 Bone Folder

# 118491 Clear Block Bundle

# 102394 Stampin’ Mist

# 126200 Stampin’ Scrub

# 126199 Stampin’ Pierce Mat

# 104332 SNAIL Adhesive

# 107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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