Sunday, March 31, 2013

Display Stamper, maybe?

So today's blog post is my application to be a Stampin' Up! display stamper! It would be so cool to see my projects up on the display boards at a future event where other demonstrators crowd around to view and take pictures of the projects! We've been asked to create 3 cards, 1 scrapbook page and 2 3D items and share them all in one post... so here we go:

I love this shimmery butterfly, when the light hits it just right you can see the shimmer even though it may not show very well in the picture. To create the multi-coloured image I used the baby wipe technique.
Supplies
Stamps: Swallowtail, French Foliage
Ink: Melon Mambo, Whisper White Craft Ink, Ink Refills: Old Olive, Marina Mist and Melon Mambo
Paper: Melon Mambo, Shimmery White
Accessories: Rhinestones, Baby wipe, plastic tray

Supplies
Stamps: Moving Forward, Sweet Essentials
Ink: Perfect Plum
Paper: Perfect Plum, Whisper White, Pool Party
Accessories: Pool Party Baker's Twine, Silver Button, Glue Dot, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Pearls, Stampin' Dimensionals, 2-1/2" Circle Punch, Big Shot, Chevron Embossing Folder

This card is the perfect way to say "congratulations on the arrival of your baby"! I love the pennants behind the main image.
Supplies
Stamps: Two by Two
Ink: Black Stazon, Stampin' Write Markers: Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, Summer Starfruit, So Saffron
Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder
Accessories: In Color Designer Printed Brads, Stampin' Dimensionals, Big Shot, Labels Framelits, Honeycomb Embossing Folder

I love the stormy weather we had while on vacation on PEI last summer! And I have to admit this is the first completed page of that trip! The white strip is a piece of Canvas Creations - the texture was just perfect for this beach themed page.
Supplies
Stamps: By the Seashore
Ink: Crumb Cake, Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker
Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Canvas Creations, Soft Suede, Not Quite Navy, Vellum
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Big Shot, Large Scallop Edgelit, My Digital Studio, Providence of Provinces Digital Kit (for the title)

For my 1st 3D item I just had to make this adorable little owl! I remember seeing this cutie on Pinterest but cannot remember who to thank for this idea!
Supplies
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen, Basic Grey
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Basic Grey, Sahara Sand, So Saffron, Twitterpatted Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1/2" circle punch, 1-1/4" Scallop Circle Punch, Word Window Punch, Whisper White Stitched Taffeta Ribbon, Whisper White Baker's Twine, 4"x6" Cellophane Bag, Big Shot, Ovals Framelits, Holiday Ornaments Framelits

This is a 5x7 canvas wrapped in Summer Smooches Designer Fabric, embellished and ready to hand on my stamp room's wall!
Supplies
Stamps: Bright Blossoms
Ink: Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Delight, Lucky Limeade
Paper: Real Red, Whisper White, Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Summer Smooches Designer Fabric, Facetted Buttons, Whisper White Baker's Twine, Large Rhinestones, Glue Dots, Stapmin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Brights Brads, Whisper White Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Real Red Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet, Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Ovals Framelits

~ Amanda
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

My Digital Studio Downloads

These are the My Digital Studio Downloads for March 26, 2013.

Here's the item numbers for today's downloads:
My Digital Studio had some changes last week:
  • We've changed the name of the software from MDS 2 to MDS.
  • We've lowered the price. What has been known as MDS 2+ is now $24.95.
~ Amanda
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Monday, March 25, 2013

50% off all Stampin' Up! Fabric!!


Starting today until March 31, 2013 all Stampin' Up! fabric is 50% off!! Seamstress or not, you'll love our high quality Designer Fabric. Our Designer Fabric coordinates with our inks, card stock and accessories. It is available in extra-wide fat quarters (18″ x 26″).

PageItemDescriptionRetail PriceSale Price
170126892Essentials Designer Fabric$36.95$18.48
171126893Floral District Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171126894Comfort Café Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171125411Summer Smooches Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171125412Twitterpated Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171122337Timeless Portrait Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171122336Beau Château Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171124066Spice Cake Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
171122335Flirtatious Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
6*129308Tea for Two Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25
13*129307More Amore Designer Fabric$12.50$6.25

If you'd like to see my few fabric creations already posted here on my blog check out this link: http://fromwhereistamp.blogspot.ca/search/label/Fabric

~ Amanda
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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Best of Flowers!

The anniversary celebration continues in March with the Best of Flowers release! Make sure to check out each month`s release and earn a free stamp set too! Each set released contains one new never before seen image and each set is priced at $17.95. View all the sets here on blog!
Some things to remember:
  • All Best of stamp sets will include 3-5 images, including a never-before seen image, and will be priced at $17.95
  • While we are releasing just one Best of stamp set per month (with a new theme each month), all of the Best of sets will be available until March 31, 2014.
  • A new flyer will be released every month for each new Best of set.
  • All Best of stamp sets are available in Clear-Mount only.
BONUS: As a special incentive to collect the Best of stamps, starting in February we’re including a collector’s card and 25-year proof of purchase sticker with every Best of set. Collect six stickers, and send it in to redeem a FREE set of your choice valued up to $17.95! Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014.
Place your order online anytime here!
~ Amanda
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New! Photopolymer Stamps!

Stampin' Up has searched long and hard for just the right material to be able to introduce completely clear stamping. And I'm excited to announce that we now have wood-mount, clear-mount AND photopolymer stamps! The new photopolymer will be an addition to our stamp line and will appeal to all types of stampers. Our top-quality photopolymer has just enough give to create a perfectly stamped image every time and with the introduction of our firm-foam pads, let's just say they're meant for each other!

What makes them so great?
  • They're entirely transparent for perfect placement every time!
  • They are durable. The photopolymer material is designed to last.
  • Can you say sticky? (Don't worry; in a good way.) These stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks.
  • They're age tested. They won't yellow or cloud up over time.
  • They use FDA, food-safe material. How far can you stretch your stamping creativity? 
  • They're super inexpensive! Our debut set, Designer Typeset has 57 images for just $16.95.
  • Photopolymer stamps will be offered on a trial basis.
  • All photopolymer will be packaged in cello bag w/insert, but don't forget you can store them in our clear cases.
Photopolymer stamps are going to be released in trendy, hip new designs that will inspire you and provide more versatile options you may not see in our traditional stamp lines. Here is an image of the first set available now!

~ Amanda
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