Beauty Of Friendship Sneak Peek

Stampin Up Beauty Of Friendship

One of the best things about being a Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator is you get to order new products from an upcoming catalog before anyone else.  Of course, there are other great things about being a Demo such as getting a discount and meeting new friends but I especially love that I can get my hands on new products sooner.  I am not a very patient person!

One of the new products I was able to purchase is the Beauty Of The Earth Suite.  This suite includes the stamp set called Beauty Of Friendship and coordinating dies called Beautiful Trees.  There is also Designer Series Paper called Beauty Of The Earth which is so beautiful and an embossing folder called Bark.  It is a 3D embossing folder which means it makes a deeper impression than a regular embossing folder.

To make this card I first cut the two 3.75″ x 3″ pieces of Designer Series Paper.  The blue one looked like sky to me and the green on looked like grass so I thought they would make a great background together.  Then I stamped the tree tops in Granny Apple Green ink and the tree trunks in Soft Suede.  I cut them out using the coordinating dies (Beautiful Trees) and layered them on top of the Designer Series Paper so the leaves would cover the seam of the two pieces of DSP.  I stamped the sentiment in Granny Apple Green ink and cut that out using a label die that is included in this bundle.  I was going to leave it alone but then I decided it needed something else.  I thought about adding sequins or epoxy dots but decided to use the bird die in the set instead.    My backyard has a lot of Cardinals visiting me so I used Poppy Parade cardstock to cut it out.

There are no links at the bottom of this post because the products are not available to purchase until May 4th.

The new Stampin’ Up!® Annual Catalog begins May 4th.  If you are a customer of mine, I have already sent you one in the mail.  Let me know if you didn’t get it as everyone knows the Post Office is kind of a mess these days.  If you are not a customer and would like one, I would be happy to send you one for the cost of shipping.

If you are interested in Joining my Stampin’ Up!® team and would like more information, please feel free to contact me or click on the Join Now button to the right of this post.  There is no obligation to buy anything other than your starter kit but I know you won’t be able to resist!

Totally Trees Sneak Peek

Totally Trees, Labeler Alphabet

Here is a card I made using a stamp set that will be in the 2016 Holiday Catalog.  This catalog will be available to order from beginning September 1st.  Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators are able to pre-order the products during the month of August.  It is one of those great perks you get when being a Demonstrator. If you would like more information, let me know!

The stamp set I used is called Totally Trees.  The second I saw the palm tree and coconuts I knew I had to own it.  It is a fun set that has all different trees with it.  All together there are 27 stamps in this set!

If you would like a copy of the 2016 Holiday Catalog just let me know.  You can pick one up for me for free if you live in the area.

The sentiment was made using the Labeler Alphabet stamp set.  This is another fun set that is in the Annual Catalog (and therefore available to order right away) that is like those old labeler guns where you have to turn the dial to the letter and press really hard to emboss it on the plastic tape.

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