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!®

Summer in the South…

There’s nothing quite like the delights of Southern Summers!  I love the long days and warm nights, the sound of the katydids at night, watermelon and snapping fresh green beans on the front porch.  The best part of the summer for me has been visiting with the grands–ALL of them!  Being with them in TN and Maryland has sidetracked my blogs this summer, but what joy for this Nana!  A favorite part of the summer for the kiddos is….

Bike Rides!

At the Crafting on the Hill Summer Stampin’ Team Party last week, we made a card using the fantastically fun Bike Ride Bundle.  I got my first bike for my 9th birthday, and it was BLUE, so I had to make this one blue!

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  • I stamped the bike body, tires and rear mount in Pacific Point, one of my favorite Stampin’ Up colors.  Bike rims are stamped with So Saffron.
  • The handles, seat, and brake are stamped with So Saffron, but you could also use a So Saffron marker.
  • The basket is the two stamp baskets, both stamped in Early Espresso.  The base was stamped full strength, the second stamp was stamped off.
  • The flowers were stamped in Wild Wasabi, then colored with Calyspo Coral and Wild Wasabi Stampin’ Write Markers.
  • The “road” and the banner are Crushed Curry from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack.
  • The sentiment is from the Birthday Delivery Stamps Set (one of my favorites!), stamped in Pacific Point.  I used the Layering Ovals Framelits to cut out Pacific Point Cardstock and the sentiment.
  • Adhere the strip of Color Theory DSP. Mount the tires on Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Use glue dots to attach the bike body and rear mount to the tires, then attach to the card base.  Adhere the basket, then the flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • On each tire and the banner, I used coordinating Enamel Shapes.

Such a great summery card!

Here’s the Bundle I used:

Bike Ride Photopolymer Bundle

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Paper Pumpkin Alternate Ideas–And Watermelons!

The June Paper Pumpkin Kit was One in a Melon and it’s luscious!  It was my first experience stamping images of one of my favorite fruits.  Yummy!

Here are couple of the alternates I made:

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The July Paper Pumpkin Kit is Perfectly Picturesque and it makes some stunning cards.

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I altered the mountains to look more like the beautiful mountains of North Georgia!

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I used the Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper–really liked how the colors coordinated.

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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!®

New Memory Keeping Class!

New Memory Keeping Class!

Share YOUR Story!

My first experience with scrapbooking was 10 years ago next month in a scrapbooking Bible Study at our church.  I was INSTANTLY hooked!  So, next week I’m going “back to my roots” and starting a Memories and More Scrapbooking Class and I cannot WAIT!!  Scrapbooking, by definition, is just words and pictures put together.  And it’s not just a “chick thing.”  Both Winston Churchill and Mark Twain were scrapbookers!  

It’s SO important to preserve our memories in both words and pictures so our story will be told to the next generations.  Having been widowed when my kids were 19 and 17, it’s very important to me that I share with them and my precious grands the stories that only I know and remember.  That’s the main reason I have such a strong emotional attachment to memory keeping.  Here’s a pic taken a few years back of the two of them.   D&B

So what memories do YOU want to preserve?  Stampin’ Up has the PERFECT answer to memory keeping in our new Memories and More Memory Keeping System.  One of the best things about Stampin’ Up products is that everything is coordinated for you, and the products are very versatile.  The Memories & More Card Packs can be used on traditional scrapbook pages of any size, in our 12 X 12 or 6 X 8 Photo Pocket Pages, or to make cards or other projects.  Truly versatile!

Here are three different pages ALL done using the

Color Theory Memories & More Card Pack.

Traditional 12 X 12 Pages

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Sara's summer M&M page

6 X 8 Photo Pocket Pages

Sara's winter M&M page

Memories & More Scrapbooking Class

**Thursday, June 29th, 6:30-8:30 PM

**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio

**Each month, we’ll make a two page seasonal scrapbook layout.  Layout styles will be varied each month, using 12 X 12 or 6 X 8 tradional layouts or using the 12 X 12 or 6 X 8 Photo Pocket Pages, or even a mini-album!  

**Journaling Tips  (from a published author)

**Photography Tips (from a professional photgrapher) 

**Layout and Embellishment Tips

**Learn how to use Stampin’ Up stamps and other products in your scrapbooking for incredibly beautiful albums!

**Cost is $15 or FREE with a minimum $20 Product Order at the Class

 **RSVP by Monday, June 26th

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!®