Blog Hop, Christmas, New 2016 Holiday Catalog!!, Shaker cards, Stampin' Up

Christmas blog hop, Stampin’ Up!

Hi Stampers! I am sending you all, love and cheery thoughts on this fun BLOG HOP DAY! If you haven’t had the chance to make a shaker card yet…….WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!?!?!?!?! This has to be one of the most FUN cards I have created. It was a HUGE hit at my first Stampin’ Up! card party last week! Everyone really loved it, and lucky for them I had two versions they could make.  I had a few ladies who switched out to the Christmas Train from the Christmas Magic stamp set, and it turned out so beautifully. I will attach a picture at the bottom of this post. Also I started out with making this in more of a Winter color scheme, for two reasons, some people don’t do Christmas, and some people, like my friend Ronda always send their cards out late, so  you could transform this into a Happy Winter card instead , if you so choose:)

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Well, as always, this is explained much better visually , so check out the video below, or on my You Tube page: Rachthestamper.


To start, what you’ll want to do is choose your color scheme. I have Soft Sky backed onto Basic Gray card stock, with the images stamped in Black Staz-On onto Whisper White card stock. Or you can choose scheme two, which is Cherry Cobbler and Always Artichoke, same with the Staz-On, and Whisper White card stock. You could also switch out to Thick Whisper White card stock if you think you want to use the Aqua painter and make it more water-color like.

So after stamping your images onto a 4″ by 5 1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock, you’ll want to color them in, and add in your snowflakes, blurred background, etc.


Then, on your window piece of card stock ( Soft Sky or Cherry Cobbler) place the largest scalloped square and run it through the big shot. If for any reason your images don’t show through the way you want them, you can trim up your Whisper White piece and realign them up.

Next, add some really good adhesive to the backside of the window, I suggest Fast Fuse for this, but Tear and Tape will work as well, and SNAIL as your last resort. You just don’t want the snow to escape. After adding the adhesive, trim out a piece of Window Sheet that will cover your entire hole, and press firmly to seal closed.

Add the Adhesive Strips to the inside edge of the Window Sheet. Make sure you add it to the low edge so it will not be seen. It will not matter how low, since your card still will shake the snow, so I added it near to, but not on the edge of the Window Sheet.

IMPORTANT!!! 🙂 Take the paper off of the adhesive strip, and then add the “snow” aka White Mica Flake ( you don’t need a lot) and then place your backing card stock onto the window part. I say important because one of my stamper friends FORGOT to add it, and then had to deconstruct, and reattach her card base ( Kind of a mess), and also if you flip your card, chances are all the snow will fall out and make a GIANT MESS!!

This is really a super wow card for all of the people who will be lucky enough to get one 🙂

Also below you’ll see the great Blog Hop prize we have up for grabs this time, just leave a comment, and #StampIt contest to be entered. One entry per person per blog.

Until next time…..Stay Crafty!!

 

 

Supplies:

141708 Layering Squares framelits

100730 Whisper White card stock

131203 Soft Sky card stock

121044 Basic Gray card stock

119685 Cherry Cobbler card stock

105119 Always Artichoke card stock

142314 Window Sheets

101406 Staz-On ink pad

141998 Mica Flake trio

114319 5/8″ Whisper White Ribbon

Various Stampin’ write markers (depending on your coloring scheme)

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

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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Visit my online store at the link below

Shop with me at http://rachthestamper.stampinup.net/

Blog with me at Rachthestamper.wordpress.com

Chat with me at Rachthestamper@gmail.com

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2015-2017 In Colors, NEW 2016-17 Stampin' Up Catalog, Paper Pumpkin, Shaker cards, Stampin' Up

Shaker cards, June Paper Pumpkin, Stampin’ Up

Hi stampers! If you haven’t already, drop by my  You Tube channel….Rachthestamper, and enter the 500th subscriber contest 🙂 You need to subscribe to my channel, leave a comment on any video, and when I get to 510 subscribers or by Friday, whichever comes first, I will draw a winner….YAY!!!

This is a really cute alternative card I made with the June Paper Pumpkin. I will tell you, you need to watch the video on this one to see how to make it. It was super fun, and I just love the glitter that has come in this kit…..plus the Washi tape is so sweet.

There are three different cards below, and I hope you’ll give this great card a try.

Drop me a line, or better yet, send me a picture of your card!

Until next time…. Stay Crafty!!

 

 

Shaker card #1
#1 inside
Shaker card#2
#2 inside
Banner Punch Shaker card

 

 

 

Supplies:

June Paper Pumpkin-> link to sign up    https://mypaperpumpkin.com/en-us/signup/

# 131198 Blushing Bride card stock

# 138337 Mint Macaron card stock

# 138336 Tip Top Taupe card stock

# 100730 Whisper White card stock

# 126974 Early Espresso ink pad

# 102300 Bone Folder

# 138292 Triple Banner Punch

# 126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

# 104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

# 104332 Snail Adhesive

# 103683 Mini Glue  Dots

# 129851 Clear Block Starter Bundle

# 107031 Whisper White Envelopes

Visit my online store at the link below
Shop with me at http://rachthestamper.stampinup.net/

Blog with me at Rachthestamper.wordpress.com

Chat with me at Rachthestamper@gmail.com

Follow me on Periscope @glfgrl11