Fun with the Petal Passion Suite

Fun with the Petal Passion Suite

At the February Quick and Easy Cards Class, we used the Petal Passion Suite to create 6 beautiful cards.

Petal Passion Suite Designer Series Paper

 

The Petal Passion Designer Series Paper is gorgeous, but it becomes even more versatile when you color it!

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At the Cards Class, we used the technique on the left, a Sponge Brayer and Stampin’ Ink.  This piece of the Petal Passion Paper was inked with the Pool Party Stampin’ Ink Pad.  The Sponge Brayer makes so easy!  I put alcohol and a Stampin’ Up Ink Refill in the Stampin’ Up Stampin’ Spritzer, then sprayed the middle piece.  On the third piece, I used the Stampin’ Up Sponge Dauber and picked up the color from the Calypso Coral Stampin’ Up Ink Pad to daub it on the Petal Passion paper.  Amazingly simple to create so many different looks!

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Look at the stellar results from using the Stampin’ Blends to color it!  I truly love this Petal Passion Designer Series Paper.  And the Blends make even me look like an artist!

Here is a list of the Stampin’ Up Products used in these projects:

Sponge Brayer    Item 141714    $8

Sponge Dauber   Item 133773   $5

Stampin’ Spritzer  Item 126185  $3

Stampin’ Blends  $4.50 each or $9 Combo Pack

Stampin’ Ink Pads  $6.50 each

We made 3 cards in Class using the Petal Passion Suite.

On this one we used the Petal Pair Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Love the Powder Pink and Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock paired with the Sweet Sugarplum Stampin’ Ink.  The Petals & More Thinlits Dies were used to cut out the “flyaway” leaves and the sentiment from the Petal Palette Stamp Set.

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We also made 2 other cards using this fabulous Suite.

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I just love, love this little bird, which is stamped here in Marina Mist, but it’s also adorable stamped in pink or yellow or black, and can easily be colored with the Stampin’ Blends.  The flowers are from the Petal Palette Stamps, stamped in Berry Burst.  So versatile!!

Valentine’s Week Special Offer!

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Place a $50 Product Order through me by February 18th and receive the Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers FREE!!  That’s in addition to the FREE Sale-A-Bration Item you will receive!  Gotta love free and BLING!!

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Go to my website, click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY to join the FUN with the Crafting on the Hill Team!  Get TWO FREE STAMP SETS during Sale-A-Bration through March 31st!!  Find out more at http://www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

Southern Serenade

Southern Serenade

Southern Serenade Parade of Colors!

The Southern Serenade Stamps Set from the Occasions 2018 Catalog just sings to me!  Such a beautiful set and paired with the Stampin’ Blends it produces gorgeous projects.

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This is colored with the Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Combos.  I adhered it to half of a Doily and the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack, mounted on a sheet of Daffodil Delight Cardstock.  I added a piece of the Daffodil Delight Double Stitched Ribbon for just the right accent.  The sentiment is from the Southern Serenade Stamp Set, then cut out with a Stitched Shapes Framelit.

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The Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Combo Set just makes the flowers pop!  I used Sweet Sugarplum Cardstock and paper from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack.  The sentiment is from the Petal Palette Stamps Set.  I used the Fresh Fig 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon for a contrast.

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I entered this card in an online challenge, and I won!!  Woohoo!  Pool Party is one of my favorite colors, so that’s what I used here, as well as the Color Theory Designer Series Paper.  I used the Banners For You Stamps and the coordinating Bunches of Banners Die Set for the sentiment.

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I thought the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack provided a great contrast with the Pink Pirouette.  I used the new Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder to add a little more texture.  Linen Thread is one of my favorite accents–so versatile!

 

Lovely lace and great sentiments really make this Southern Serenade Stamp Set a “not to missed” item to order!

Stampin’ Blends are incredible.  They easily make me look like an artist!  They’re available as a complete set, or you may purchase them singly or as a combo pack.  Such a great variety of colors! You really need to see, feel, touch them to see what beautiful projects they produce.

 

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There’s an upcoming Class where you can do just that!

Stampin’ Blends Class

Tuesday, February 20th, 6:30-8:30 PM

Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Friday, February 9th, so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Quick and Easy Cards Classes

Monday, February 12th and Tuesday, February 13th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Petal Palette Suite to make 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments.

New Customers: You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order. FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with each $50 Product Order!
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday,February 11th.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Bring a friend and you AND your friend get a FREE Grab Bag of Stampin’ Up Products worth $20!

Sale-A-Bration!

For EACH $50 Product Order, select one FREE Item from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  NEW Items coming February 16th, including Designer Series Paper and a Deep Textured Impressions Embossing Folder!  Cannot wait!

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Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

Birthday Memories Suite and February Events Schedule

One of my favorite Suites from the Stampin’ Up Annual Catalog is the Birthday Memories Suite.  Bright and cheerful, colorful and very retro.  Loved it from the first time I got to play with it!  With the cold, gloomy winter weather we’ve had so much of lately, I’ve begun to be drawn to our more colorful Suites and decided I had to create a card with this adorable little girl.

Birthday Memories Card

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One of the BEST things about Stampin’ Up is how everything is coordinated for you.  The Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper is the background paper here.  The Birthday Girl, present and floral bouquet were all cut from the Designer Series Paper using the Birthday Friends Framelits Dies with the Big Shot.  The little girl  and the Daffodil Delight Double Stitched Ribbon are both mounted on Pacific Point Cardstock, which is one of my very favorite Stampin’ Up colors.  The sentiment was stamped using the Birthday Delivery Stamps Set.  See how it’s all coordinated for you?!  Makes creating beautiful projects so much easier!

I must admit that I came across a picture a couple of days ago that inspired this card.  One of those “long ago” pictures!  Yep, that’s me.

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We had a Fun Folds Cards Class and made these cards using this same Suite.  See how bright and cheerful this set is?

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And here’s the GREAT thing–the stamps, dies and Designer Series Paper are all three available in a Bundle that saves you 10%.  Purchase this set through March 31st and you’ll get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item of your choice!

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FEBRUARY CRAFTING ON THE HILL EVENTS SCHEDULE

February 5th, 6-8:30 PM 

Crafting on the Hill Monthly Team Meeting

Want to know more about Stampin’ Up and how you can join in the fun?

Our Crafting on the Hill Monthly Team Meetings are held the first Monday of each month. This is a monthly time for Team Achievement Recognition (with prizes!), an overview of Stampin’ Up news and events, as well as stampin’ time and the fun of being together as a Team. AND a Door Prize! Please feel free to join us to hear more about joining Stampin’ Up!

Light sandwich supper served beginning at 6 PM.

Please RSVP by Sunday, February 4th.

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February 8th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

Create an 8 X 8 frameable sampler using the new Stampin’ Up Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper and coordinating Embellishment Kit. You’ll also use one of the new Silver Mini-Gable Boxes to create a coordinating Gift Box. Keep them or gift them!

Please bring scissors and adhesive. Adhesive is available for purchase.

Cost of this Class is $15. RSVP with Payment by January 26th to register for this fun class!

Quick and Easy Cards Class

Three times to choose from!

February 12th or13th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

February 15th, 10 AM-Noon

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This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using Petal Pallete Suite to make 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments.

New Customers: You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order. FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with each $50 Product Order!
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday,February 11th.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from my cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Stampin’ Blends Class

February 20th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
1. Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Thursday, February 8th, so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

ONE LAST EVENT FOR JANUARY!!  And it’s FREE!!

Paper Pumpkin Patch Party

January 30th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Come find out more about Paper Pumpkin and how to earn FREE Sale-A-Bration Products!

Everyone who is one of my Paper Pumpkin Kit subscribers or customers is welcome to attend this FREE Event! Just bring your Kits, adhesives and scissors for some Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly FUN! I’ll have my inks available for use, as well as the stamp sets from past Kits.

If you are a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, check out the past and refill Kits available on my store!

Not a subscriber yet? Come and play and make TWO FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit cards so you can see for yourself how much fun this monthly Kit really is and become a subscriber!

RSVP by Sunday, January 28th.

Stay safe and stay WARM!!  March 1st and SPRING are just around the corner!!

Contact me today to find out how to get your FREE Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Time are here!!

Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Time are here!!

TIME FOR THOUGHTS OF SPRING!!!

Even though we’re in the grips of arctic cold here in the Deep South, thoughts are turning toward Valentine’s Day and spring with the new Stampin’ Up Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration.  You’re going to LOVE these new products!

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The new Painted with Love Suite is just stunning, with lots of “bling” to it!  And it’s just one of the new products in this Occasions Catalog.  We’ll be using this gorgeous Painted with Love Designer Series Paper in next week’s Quick and Easy Cards Class to make a special little box.  Fun!  All customers will be receiving copies of the new Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  But if you just can’t wait, check out the PDF online version of the Occasions Catalog here and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure here.

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One of the major harbinger’s of spring, of course, is daffodils, so I was absolutely thrilled to see Stampin’ Up’s new You’re So Inspiring Stamp Set–with daffodils!! An added feature is all of the sentiments included with this stamp set.  So many possibilities!!

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Here’s just one project example made with this bright and cheerful set.

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The daffodils just pop when colored using the Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends.

Let’s talk about Sale-A-Bration!

There are THREE WAYS to earn FREE PRODUCTS with Sale-A-Bration, January 3rd-March 31st.

SHOP

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With EACH $50 Product Order, you earn a FREE product of your choice from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  And this year Stampin’ Up has added even more rewards for purchasing a $100 Product Order, including a coordinated Stamp and Dies Set.

One of my favorite products is the Lots of Lavender Stamp Set.  Here you see the stamped images colored with Rich Razzleberry, a perfect pairing! Lovely, isn’t it?!?  And this stamp set is FREE with any $50 Product Order!

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HOST

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Host a party during Sale-A-Bration and get $25 EXTRA Stampin’ Rewards with a $250 party.  That’s in addition to the usual Stampin’ Rewards and the Hostess Gift you get from me!  Just invite several of your friends for some FUN stamping time and I’ll take care of the rest.  You can even host your party here at the Crafting on the Hill Studio.  Contact me today so we can get YOUR party booked.  Win-win!!

JOIN

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Join the Crafting on the Hill Team January 3rd-March 31st and get TWO FREE STAMP SETS from the Annual or Occasions Catalogs, a value of up to $101!!!  That’s in addition to the Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 in product of YOUR CHOICE for $99, shipping included.  PLUS, you will get a 20% discount for at least six months and become a part of this FUN group of crafting ladies!

That’s a possible $226 in Stampin’ Up Products for just $99!!

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Just contact me for further info, or go to www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the Join the Fun Tab to sign up today and start shopping! Now is the very best time to JOIN MY TEAM!!

January Class Schedule

LOTS of fun happenings this month to help us survive these dreary winter days!

Quick and Easy Cards Classes

Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM OR

Thursday, January 11th, 10 AM-12 OR 6:30-8:30 PM

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This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Bloomin’ Love stamps and coordinating dies and the Painted With Love dies and Designer Series Paper to make 4 cards, 2 each of 2 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments. We’ll also be making 2 cards using products from the NEW 2018 Occasions Catalog!

You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order.  FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with a $50 Product Order.
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday, January 7th.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from my cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Kick Off Party!

Saturday, January 13th, 10 AM-1 PM

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Time to meet the beautiful NEW Stampin’ Up 2018 Occasion Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure and the new products!

**Make 2 cards and a 3D project using new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration products .
**Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and SPRING Birthday products.
**Cost is $10 or FREE with a $20 Product Order and FREE Sale-A-Bration product with each $50 Product Order placed at the party.
**Please bring scissors and adhesive–everything else is furnished!

**Games with Prizes
**Enter to win the Door Prize. FREE gifts with a minimum order!
**Refreshments will be served.
**RSVP by Thursday, January 11th.

THINK SPRING!!!

LOTS OF HAPPY KIT CLASS

Saturday, January 13th, 1-3 PM, immediately after the Kick Off Party!

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This Class will be a time to assemble the new Lots of Happy ALL INCLUSIVE Card Kit.

There’s lots to love in this all-inclusive card kit. Create all-occasion cards, then add your own color using the included Watercolor Pencils. Makes 20 cards, 4 each of 5 designs, using the included Lots of Happy Stamp Set.
Includes set of 7 photopolymer stamps; clear stamp block; 20 printed card bases and coordinating envelopes; giftable kraft box; printed, gold foil, white, and vellum die-cut accents; white/gold foil labels; Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Spot; full-size Watercolor Pencils in Flirty Flamingo*, Lemon Lime Twist*, Old Olive, and Rich Razzleberry; Lemon Lime Twist 1/4″ Ombre Ribbon; Stampin’ Dimensionals®. Complete using your choice of adhesive (AC p. 202).

Cost of this class is $40, which includes your own complete Card Kit and some alternative ideas using items included in your Kit.  Please bring scissors and adhesives.

THIS CLASS WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE OCCASIONS AND SALE-A-BRATION CATALOG KICK OFF PARTY!

RSVP with payment by January 4th to be a part of this FUN Class.

STAMPIN’ BLENDS CLASS

Monday, January 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
1. Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Monday, January 8th so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Paper Pumpkin Patch Party

Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Here’s yet another opportunity to get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!  If you’re already a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber or ready to sign up for the first time, just sign up for a 3 month Prepaid Subscription and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!

Everyone who is one of my Paper Pumpkin Kit subscribers is welcome to attend this FREE Event! Just bring your Kits, adhesives and scissors for some Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly FUN! I’ll have my inks available for use, as well as the stamp sets from past Kits.

If you are a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, check out the past and refill Kits available on the store!

Not a subscriber yet? Come and play and make TWO FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit cards so you can see for yourself how much fun this monthly Kit really is and become a subscriber!

RSVP by Sunday, January 28th.

Hope to see you soon!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

Designer Series Paper Sale

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DESIGNER SERIES PAPER SALE 

Now through October 31st, buy 3, get one FREE of 

select Designer Series Papers.

Stampin’ Up Designer Series Papers are high quality and made to coordinate with other stamps, dies, punches and embellishments.  Everything is coordinated for you!

Here are a few on this awesome SALE list.

Delightful Daisy

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Coordinated here with the Daisy Delight Stamp and Punch Bundle, which is 10% off.

Naturally Eclectic

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Whole Lot of Lovely

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Petal Garden

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Shown here with the coordinating Memories & More Petal Garden Scrap Pack.

And Holiday Catalog Designer Series Papers!

Painted Autumn

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Christmas Around the World

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So MANY beautiful choices!!  Makes it so much better when there’s a SALE!!!

Go here to make your selections and start shopping today!!

Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit

Did you know that for just $99 you can get the following:

  • Our Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 of products OF YOUR CHOICE for just $99, shipping included.  A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit is also included.
  • A 20% Product Discount on ALL purchases for at least 6 months.
  • Become a member of the fabulously FUN Crafting on the Hill Crafters.

Want to know more?  Contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

 

Paper Pumpkin Season of Style and World Card Making Day Sale–through TOMORROW!!

Just ONE MORE DAY!

That’s right–just one more day to take advantage of TWO fantastic Stampin’ Up offers!

World Card Making Day 15% Off SALE through tomorrow, October 10th

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Go here to see ALL the fabulous deals on Stamp Sets and even Note Cards at 15% Off.

Two of my favorites, Daisy Delight and Birthday Delivery are ON SALE!! This sale only lasts through tomorrow, so go here to check it out and place your order TODAY before this sale is gone!

ONE MORE DAY for the

Season of Style Paper Pumpkin Offer

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TWO MONTHS OF COORDINATED CHRISTMAS CARDMAKING AND GIFTING PROJECTS!  HOW FUN!!

To give you more of what you love, during October and November Stampin’ Up is offering two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects.  It’s the perfect solution  for your holiday crafting needs. 

Two coordinating kits means that you will have everything you need to complete unique holiday cards and gifts, you will have more creative options, and you can get that handmade holiday touch without the fuss.  All for just $19.95 a month!

This offer is AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE, but you MUST subscribe by tomorrow, October 10th, to receive this month’s Paper Pumpkin Season of Style Kit!

 

Go HERE to subscribe TODAY so you don’t miss out on all this crafty goodness!!

P.S.  Do you see the “hint” of what might be in it???

Here’s a smile for the day!

Crafting on the Hill Team Member, Elizabeth Adams, absolutely fell in love with the This Little Piggy Stamp Set when we got a sneak peek at OnStage Savannah.  Here’s one of the adorable cards she’s crafted with it:

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Isn’t it adorable?  Of course, so many of us immediately thought of a “certain” precious children’s story, or of a “certain” movie about a very precocious little pig.   She stamped the pig image on watercolor paper, then cut out that and a piece of Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock using the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies.  Too, too cute!

Here’s the This Little Piggy Stamp Set and you can order it here.

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I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

Savoring the last of Summer and Planning for Fall

Seems like everyone has a favorite season, and mine is most definitely summer, with spring coming in a close second.  I love being warm!  But I love that we live in a place where we get to experience seasonal weather for all four seasons.  And fall is absolutely spectacular here in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia!

So because it’s still Summertime, we played with water in the August Quick and Easy Cards Class.

Wonderful Ways with Watercolor

We made a watercolor card using Berry Burst, Fresh Fig and Sweet Sugarplum Classic Ink Pads and the Aqua Painters on Shimmery White Cardstock.   The Daisy and sentiment are stamped in Berry Burst and the Shimmery White Cardstock is mounted on Berry Burst Cardstock.

One of the versatile uses of the Stampin’ Up Classic Ink Pads is that you can press down on the closed Ink Pad and put ink on the lid, so that when you open it, you just pick up the color from the lid with the Aqua Painter.  You can also use a Stampin’ Spritzer to lightly mist the paper with water before watercoloring.  So many different options, it’s fun to experiment and find what works best for you! The inks were layered on the paper, with Sweet Sugarplum across the top, then Berry Burst, then Fresh Fig, constantly blending them.

The Shimmery White Paper is so easy to use for watercoloring, and is a slightly different texture from our Watercolor Paper.  Once I got started, I just had to create some more watercolor cards, since it was just too fun!

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The stamp sets were the Delightful Daisy and Colorful Seasons and the punch is the Daisy Punch finished off with a Faceted Gem.  Just love the cool summery colors on this card!

I also wanted to use the High Tide Stamp Set to create a watercolor card, appropriately!

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For this card, I used Soft Sky, Pool Party and Marina Mist combo and mounted the Shimmery White Cardstock on Marina Mist Cardstock.  I liked the more natural color of Crumb Cake Cardstock for the card base.

And Fall is most certainly coming, so I used leaves from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set to create my first autumn card of the season.  I used a Stitched Shapes Framelit to cut out the sentiment, then added some Metallic Accents sequins and a linen thread bow to complete it.

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Then I decided I HAD to do just one more card with the Delightful Daisy Bundle!

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I just LOVE this Designer Series Paper!  It’s just SO easy to use to make a beautiful card quickly.  This daisy and sentiment were stamped in Flirty Flamingo and the Designer Series Paper is mounted on Wisteria Wonder Cardstock.  The Thick White Twine Bow completed the look perfectly!

Here’s the Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle with the Daisy Delight Stamp Set and the Daisy Punch.  Just click on the image for more info.

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And here’s the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper.  EVERYTHING is coordinated for you!  Click on the image for more info.144137g

Don’t Miss OUT!!!  New Clearance Rack Items have been added!!

Only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!  So shop TODAY!!!

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FALL INTO SAVINGS WITH PAPER PUMPKIN

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Wow–what a DEAL!!!  New subscribers can get the September Paper Pumpkin Kit for 50% Off!  Just go to http://www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net to subscribe and enter the code HALFOFF0917.

Details:

  • Only new month-to-month subscribers qualify for the 50% discount.
  • To participate in this promotion, subscribers must join by Monday, September 10, 2017 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • The 50% discount only applies to the new subscriber’s first kit. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95.
  • New subscribers must visit paperpumpkin.com to join.
  • Enter the promo code HALFOFF0917 at paperpumpkin.com to subscribe.

Here’s a peek at the August Paper Pumpkin Kit just so you can see the FUN that’s packed into every Paper Pumpkin Kit!  Look at all the lush tropical colors!!

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Become a subscriber under me and you’ll get to join the FREE Fall Paper Pumpkin Patch Party at Crafting on the Hill Studio for a FUN night of Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly.

Memories & More Scrapbooking Class

This is the monthly Crafting on the Hill Memory Keeping Class. Each month, you will do a different layout using Stampin’ Up Memories & More Memory Keeping System, as well as other Stampin’ Up products.

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  • Thursday, August 24th, 6:30-8:30 PM at Crafting on the Hill Studio

  • Cost of Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 Product Order

  • Learn new techniques and tips each month to help you in your scrapbooking

  • For August, we will use Petal Garden, a coordinated set with Designer Series Papers, Stamps, Cardstock and a Memories & More Card Pack.

  • You will do a frameable 12 X 12 layout and learn how you can use these versatile products for other projects.

  • MUST RSVP BY AUGUST 21ST.

  • Please bring scissors and acid free adhesive.  Adhesives are available to purchase, also.

COMING SEPTEMBER 1ST–

THE NEW HOLIDAY CATALOG!!

You’re going to LOVE the Fall and Christmas Products in this new Holiday Catalog!  Want to get YOUR copy?  Contact me today to find out HOW!!!

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BUT  YOU DON’T HAVE TO WAIT!!!  Look what’s available for you to ORDER NOW to get started on those Christmas Projects!  The beautiful Carols of Christmas Bundle makes stunning cards!

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I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

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