Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Lacey Beautiful You

Hope you are having a Great start to your week.  I thought I would show you one of the cards I made in my workshop a week  ago, I will make the other one next week.   I just the the stamp set Beautiful You.  It is so Elegant.  You can use the stamps that come with it for a water color feel, or you can water color it your self, you can use markers, pencils.  There is such a wide variety of options for using these images.  I really love this little design I came up with and I am sure you will too, it was a huge hit.  So enjoy!




Friday, February 17, 2017

My 20th Anniversary Card with Stampin Up Falling Flowers

They say time flies.  Really seems like it when it smacks you in the face.  I cant believe my husband and I have been married for 20 years.  We met on a blind date,  I told him it was the last blind date he would ever go on, and it was.   We have raised 3 great kids and have 2 grandboys, so life has been really good to us.  He is a photographer, so he isn't minding the up coming trips I told him I want to take to the Stampin Up conventions planned for Minneapolis in April and then the Big One in November to Salt Lake.  We currently live in Kansas so he looks forward to change of scenerory, and National Parks along the way.  My anniversary card might be a touch feminine, but he doesn't mind.  He actually likes flowers so it works.  I really like the colors peach and pear together, they are so soft.  You can layer the flowers in this set also.  I just bought the dazzling diamonds glitter paper, oh my it is a must have!  It just shines, my daughter just fell in love with it too.    So I hope you will enjoy the video and details below.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Febuary Sweet Treats

Hi Everyone, Sorry I am so late this month with this.  It has been CRAZY!  I have been working 60+ hrs a week at the hospital.  I am planning on going to Minneapolis in April for the Stampin Up Convention, YEAH!  and just coming off medical leave, I am taking in all the extra hours I can right now.    I have made some super cute cards for this months Sweet Treats.  I absolutely Love these Hot Air Balloons!!   The great thing is you can earn the paper for FREE!   12 x12 paper is in the Salebration catalog. It is just super cute.  So I will send you the materials for 2 cards for any $25 purchase with Stampin Up under my link using the hostess code for the Month ( DXT7HZV9) this will also be located in the top right corner of my blog for any future looking. But while Salebration is going on I will include a bonus card for the purchase of $50, you will get a 3rd Card, materials.  Yep in addition to the great gift from Stampin Up a little bonus from me too!  So Below will be the Video to all 3 cards.   Also the details,   Thanks for excusing me for the Tardiness.  I will work in advance for next month.    

**ok for what ever reason I have spent all afternoon trying to figure out why i cant get blogger to find my video on youtube to upload to here, but I cant.  I started \editing in I movie and I dont know why but there are still up loaded the same way as always from my Ipad to youtube.  But blogger wont recognize it and I have a HP computer so I cant copy the regular file over.  So they only way if you are not directly on my you tube channel which is : shanasweets.   I have posted links below, it is in  2 parts the first is the first 2 cards and then the bonus cards.  Thanks again for Joining me this month.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSWa7MKmSEw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16E8Pns6w8w




Card One
Base:  Whisper White  8 1/2 x 5 1/2 folded in half
Bottom layer: Basic Grey  5 1/4 x 4
Designer Paper: 5 1/8 x 3 7/8


Card Two
Base:  Watermelon Wonder 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 folded in half
Bottom layer: White 5 3/8 x 4 1/8
Designer Paper: 5 1/4 x 4

Card Three
Base:  Black 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 folded in half
Bottom layer: Peekaboo Peach or Pear Pizzazz  5 1/4 x 4
Designer Paper: 5  x 3 3/4

SUPPLIES


Monday, February 6, 2017

Swapping with Inside the Lines

So I have found one of the GREAT things about joining Stampin Up in the community of people.  I have a wonderful team, that I am a part of.  But also Stampin Up themselves has forums for outreach to talk to each other for help, socialization, friendship.  So I joined in one of the groups for a swap, It was so easy all we had to do was make 6 cards to mail by the 6th of the month for 6 months.  I thought I can do this.  I had seen something similar to this design on Pinterest with the Inside the Lines paper where you cut out the circle and only color the circle, not to time consuming because you don't color all the paper.  The person and placed a slightly larger circle as a shadow around it.  But I wanted to change it up.  I really like the Falling flower bundle and love that large detailed flower and thought it would be perfect because you can still see threw most of it.  I love the leaf spray going up the side too.  So I realize Im probably biased but really was happy with the turn out.  Hope you all are too.  Here is the video below.  And all the supplies also.   Don't forget the store.