Today’s Technique Class

We learned several Techniques at today’s Technique Class.  You can have access to the videos if you subscribe to The Creative Techniques Corner HERE:  http://nendyscreativecorner.com/creative-techniques-corner

The first card uses the Marbling Technique (CT54) and the Lovely Friends stamp set #143763, the Seasonal Layers Framelits #143751, and Pearls #144219.
Marbling Technique Card

This second card uses the Emerging Color Technique (CT55) and the Confetti Celebration stamps  (Wood Mount #141510, Clear Mount #142034), and the Floral Phrases stamp set (Wood Mount #141764, Clear Mount #141767)
Emerging Color Technique CardSo, please check out the Creative Techniques Corner (link found in the Virtual Classroom)!  There is even a $1 Trial.

July Paper Pumpkin Circle Cards

Here are the first two cards I made from the July Paper Pumpkin Kit.  I still need to make the Heart cards.
July Paper Pumpkin Circle CardsIf you want your OWN Paper Pumpkin Kit in the mail each month you have two options:
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So sign up TODAY and get your OWN crafting surprise box in the mail every month!

 

Layered Watercolored Flower Card

This simple Watercolored Flower is dressed up with layers and the Garden Trellis embossing folder.  Make one today in your choice of colors.
Watercolor Flower Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Oh So Eclectic  Wood Mount #143937, Clear Mount #143940
Banners for You  Photopolymer #141710
Ink:  Memento Black
Rich Razzleberry
Watercoloring:  Watercolor Pencils  #141709
Blender Pen #102845
Card Stock:  Whisper White
Sweet Sugarplum
Rich Razzleberry
Big Shot:  Layering Ovals Framelits #141706
Bunch of Banners Framelits #141488
Garden Trellis embossing folder #143741
Adhesives:  Tombow Glue
Stampin’ Dimensionals

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Rich Razzleberry card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your Sweet Sugarplum card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  Run through your Big Shot with the Garden Trellis embossing folder.  Attach to your card base with Tombow Glue.
3.  Stamp your flower on Whisper White card stock with Memento Black ink.  Let dry for a few seconds.  Now color the flower with the Rich Razzleberry Watercolor Pencil and the stem with the Old Olive Watercolor Pencil.  Blend your coloring with the Blender Pen, cleaning the tip between colors.
4.  Cut your Flower our with the desired Layering Oval Framelit.  Use the next larger Oval Framelit to cut a Sweet Sugarplum Oval.  Find a larger Scallop Oval to cut your Rich Razzleberry layer.  Attach the three Ovals together with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
5.  Stamp your Banner with Memento Black ink on Whisper White card stock.  Stamp your words inside the banner with Rich Razzleberry ink.  Cut out with your Big Shot and the coordinating Framelit.
6.  Lay your Flower and Banner in the desired places.  Attach to your card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

You can order the supplies for this Watercolored Flower card from My Online Store:  nendykerr.stampinup.net.

Quick Floral Thank You Card

Here is a quick Floral Thank You card.  Just stamping directly on the card base.  Check the end of the post for a couple of cards my grandson made when he was over on Wednesday.
Floral Thank You Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Floral Phrases  Wood Mount #141764, Clear Mount #141767
Inks:  Memento Black
Island Indigo
Bermuda Bay
Card Stock:  Lemon Lime Twist

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Lemon Lime Twist card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Stamp:
~Thank you in Memento Black ink diagonally in center of card.
~Flower Border stamp in Island Indigo ink next to diagonal sentiment trying to keep at the same angle and equal distances from the sentiment.
~Large Flowers in Bermuda Bay ink.

Wahoo!  A Thank You card in less than 5 minutes!  Get the supplies to make this card at My Online Store:  nendykerr.stampinup.net  Click “SHOP NOW”.

My grandson was over Wednesday and made a card he wanted posted on my blog.  His card is below.  He used the retired Gold and Silver Encore inks, the Lucky Stars embossing folder, and the You’re So Sweet stamp set.  This is the first card he has made since December.
Here is the next card he made.  This is my favorite of the two.  He used Powder Pink ink with Berry Burst and Powder Pink Markers and the Bloomin’ Heart stamp set.  The word at the top is Mama (which he calls me).  I do love the detailed outlining of the stamped images.
Alex's Heart CardThanks for looking!

Hexagon Happy Birthday Card

This Hexagon Happy Birthday Card is for my son-in-law’s birthday which is coming up!  He may even get it BEFORE his birthday!!  He is an Optical Engineer and will appreciate the dimensional look of the Hexagon embossing folder.  The “Ink on your Embossing Folder” Technique is a fun one to play with.  You can get different looks depending which side of the embossing folder you put the ink.
Hexagon Birthday Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Window Shopping   Wood Mount #142920, Clear Mount #143265
Sweet Cupcake  Photopolymer #141498
Inks:  Dapper Denim
Tranquil Tide
Card Stock:  Tranquil Tide
Dapper Denim
Whisper White
Big Shot:  Hexagon Dynamic embossing folder #143231
Other:  2016-2018 In Color Glitter Acrylic Shapes  #144218
Pacific Point 1/4″ Stitched-Edge Ribbon  #144199
Tombow Glue
Stampin’ Dimensionals

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Dapper Denim card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your Tranquil Tide card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″.
~Open your Embossing Folder.  Feel the inside.  The side without the Sizzix and Stampin’ Up! logos is more flat.  Run your Dapper Denim ink pad over this side on the inside.  Place your Tranquil Tide card stock in the folder on the clean side.  Close your folder.
~Run through your Big Shot using the following sandwich:  Big Shot Platform (Or Multipurpose Platform with Tab 1 closed), Embossing Folder with card stock inside, cutting plate.  (Yes, only use a cutting plate on the top, otherwise the sandwich is too thick to go through your Big Shot.)
~Take your card stock out.
~Clean your embossing folder under running water.  Set aside to dry.
~Glue your Embossed and colored card front to your card base.
3.  Cut a piece of Whisper White at 2-1/2″ x 3-1/4″.
~Stamp in Dapper Denim ink using the words from the Window Shopping stamp set (leaving at least 1/4″ blank at the bottom for the ribbon) and the Sprinkles from the Sweet Cupcake stamp set.
~Cut your Ribbon at 3-1/4″ and glue to the bottom edge.
~Attach your Acrylic Star or other shape with Tombow Glue.
~Attach your Happy Birthday layer to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Enjoy making this card for a variety of occasions and in a variety of colors.  Get all the supplies you need from My Online Store:  nendykerr.stampinup.net    Click Shop NOW.

Happy Anniversary Chairs

We are celebrating an anniversay in our family so I made a card using the die cut chairs from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits for the happy couple.
Under the Trees Outdoor Anniversary Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Sheltering Tree  Photopolymer #137163
Teeny Tiny Wishes  Wood Mount #128748, Clear Mount #127802
Happy Birthday Gorgeous  Photopolymer #143662
Inks:  Garden Green
Wild Wasabi
Chocolate Chip
Dapper Denim
Card Stock:  Thick Whisper White
Big Shot:  Seasonal Layers Thinlits #143751
Punch:  Classic Label  #141491
Other:  Watercolor Pencils  #141709
Blender Pen
Fine Tip Glue Pen or Tombow Glue

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  SCORE and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Stamp with the Sheltering Tree stamps:
~The grass in Garden Green ink five times on the bottom edge of your card base.
~The Tree trunks & branches in Chocolate Chip ink on top of the grass hills.
~The Tree leaves in Wild Wasabi ink over the tree branches.
3.  Stamp Happy Anniversary twice in Dapper Denim ink on Whisper White card stock.  Then stamp the Classic Label Frame from Happy Birthday Gorgeous over the Happy Anniversary.  Punch out with the Classic Label Punch.
4.  Die cut two chairs from Whisper White card stock.  (You might want to attach the Happy Anniversary to each chair before attaching to card base.)  Attach to card base with Fine Tip Glue.

Make someone’s anniversary special by making them this fun anniversary card!  Get everything to make this card at My Online Store:  nendykerr.stampinup.net .

Flowers and Diamonds Eclectic Layers Card

This card uses the Eclectic Layers Thinlits dies.  It is pretty quick to make.  You can choose your own color combination if you want.  This card will go to my youngest daughter whose favorite color has always been Lemon Lime Twist (with a variety of color names).
Flowers and Diamonds Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Beautiful You  Wood Mount #143004, Clear Mount #143637
Ink:  Emerald Envy
Card Stock:  Lemon Lime Twist
Powder Pink
Melon Mambo
Pool Party
Tranquil Tide
Whisper White
Big Shot:  Eclectic Layers Thinlits #143774
Punch:  3/4″ Circle  #119873
Adhesives:  Fine Tip Glue Pen or Tombow Glue
Fast Fust or SNAIL
Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals  #144108

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Lemon Lime Twist card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut out everything.
~Cut out three Melon Mambo detailed flowers using both the lined flower Thinlit and the flower outline Framelit.  Yes, I used them at the same time.  If you have the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets, use them for this step.
~Cut out three Powder Pink flower outline Framelits.  Attach the flowers together with Glue.
~Cut out the Diamond shape from Tranquil Tide card stock.  Fussy cut around the outside edges.  Glue to a piece of Pool Party card stock and cut around the outside in a straight line.  (I had originally thought about fussy cutting again, but didn’t)
~Stamp your sentiment on Whisper White card stock with Emerald Envy Ink.  Punch out.  Add Mini Dimensionals to the back.
3.  Lay out everything where you want it on your card front.  Attach one piece at a time.  Add the sentiment last.

You can get all the supplies to make this card in My Online Store:  (Please copy and paste) https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/default.aspx?dbwsdemoid=2040075

Sorry I have not been able to fix the links yet.  Now that my family reunion is over and my company is gone I will start looking for a new theme because the updates still have not made it so I can add links.

Christmas in July!

Join NOW and get FREE gifts!

Ho, ho, ho! Our Christmas in July promotion makes it easier than ever to sign up to be a demonstrator! You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for you and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52! And to give you a taste of the perks of being a demonstrator, we will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE ($20)! With so many basic items provided for you, you will be able to get your brand, new business off to a fast start—and spend your Starter Kit dollars on things like your favorite stamp sets and accessories!  You will also be able to join in on the Holiday Catalog Preorder in August!  Get all the NEW things from the Holiday Catalog up to 1 month before the public!!

Details

  • This offer is good for any recruit who joins during the month of July, including former demonstrators.
  • All Starter Kit orders must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MT) on July 31 to be eligible for this promotion.
  • Recruits may not exchange their Essential Gift Pack items for other products, including stamp sets.
  • Please note: The Essentials Gift Pack will automatically be added to the Starter Kit. You don’t have to do anything extra to get it.

What are the perks of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?
1.  You can get at least a 20% discount on everything you order, both for yourself and friends!  You can get a larger discount if you choose to sell more.
2.  Earn extra Flex Points when you meet the NEW Demonstrator Goals.
You can order products one month before the public!  The Annual Catalog Preorder has a list of items to choose from including the NEW In Colors.  You can preorder anything you want from the Holiday and Occasions catalogs.
3.  You can earn some extra money to help pay for your Stampin’ Up! products, to pay bills, or extra things for your family.  Yes, you will have to work to do this.  But you also get to play too!  And make new friends!
4.  Earn extra Flex Points when you meet the NEW Demonstrator Goals.  You can also earn Flex points for meeting other requirements.  Use your Flex Points to pay for select merchandise, prepaid gift cards, and the Incentive Trip.  The trip this summer is Thailand, next year is Alaska!  (Trips are earned the year before.  To earn the Alaska trip you must meet the requirements by September 30, 2017.)
5.  Attend On Stage and learn more about running your Stamping Business and get LOTS of inspiration!  There is also Prize Patrol where you can get FREE NEW products!  You can also participate in an exclusive preorder before Demonstrators that do not attend On Stage.  On Stage in November will be in Salt Lake!
5.  You will have access to Stampin’ Connection (You know-all those pins you want to see but cannot), and Demonstrator only Facebook groups with LOTS of ideas to inspire you and help your business grow.
6.  You will also have me to help you whether you want to a Hobby Demonstrator (just to get the discount) or build a small business (a little amount of time) or make it a career (Full time)!  I will help you with your first class or party.  I will be there to answer your questions.  I have a blog with lots of projects on.  You will also have FREE access to a special membership site which includes my Creative Techniques Corner – NEW Technique Videos twice a month!  This will give you an opportunity to learn to things so you can teach others.

What are the requirements to remain an Active Demonstrator?
1.  If you want to sign up with me, you need to reside in the US or be a member of the US Military or a dependent.
2.  Have a total in Sales of $300 per quarter.  This amount does not include shipping and taxes on orders.  It DOES include your orders and other orders placed through you and your Online Store (if you choose to have one).
3.  There is no penalty if you choose to not be an Active Demonstrator.  You just stop ordering.  I will be sad and miss you though.

So How do I signup?
You sign up HERE:  http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/nendykerr/
I would recommend choosing your $125 in products first.
You will need a credit or debit card.
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Contact me if you have any questions.
I look forward to meeting you and having some FUN together!

Happy Indepence Day!

Swirly American Flag CardI hope you are all having a great day!  I am spending time with my family.

Here are the instructions for this card I made last year.  Copy and paste the link:  http://nendyscreativecorner.com/big-shot/swirly-flag-card/2016/07/04

Happy Independence Day!

Bonus Days are Here Again!

Spend $50 in July and earn a $5 Bonus to spend in August
Bonus Days are back! For every $50 USD you spend July 1–31 (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 1–31!

Now is the perfect time to get some of the products on your Wish List!  Earn a $5 coupon to spend in August for every $50 you spend in July!

Details:

  • There is no limit to the number of coupons you can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion-both Online and local orders placed with me-excluding Starter Kits.

Contact Me if you have any questions.  Click on the Contact Me tab above.

Layered Creative Pen Card

This Crafting Forever card has more pieces than the other two this week.  See what the addition of some layers makes!
Crafting Paint Brushes in a Cup card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Crafting Forever   Wood Mount #143955, Clear Mount #143958
Inks:  Memento Black
Bermuda Bay
Markers for the Cup:  Pool Party
Bermuda Bay
Emerald Envy
Markers for the Brush Handles:  Berry Burst
Powder Pink
Fresh Fig
Lemon Lime Twist
Tranquil Tide
Markers for the Brush Tips:  Basic Gray (Craft Knife tip)
Soft Suede
Smoky Slate
Crumb Cake
Card Stock:  Whisper White
Pool Party
Bermuda Bay
Emerald Envy
Big Shot:  Stitched Shapes Framelits  #145372
Seaside Embossing Folder #141481
Other:  Glitter Enamel Dots #144200
Blender Pen #102845
Tombow Glue
Fast Fuse or SNAIL
Stampin’ Dimensionals

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Emerald Envy card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Cut your middle Bermuda Bay layer at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  Run your Bermuda Bay Marker along the edges.  Attach to card base.
~Cut your Pool Party card stock at 3-3/4″ x 5″.  Run through your Big Shot with the Seaside embossing folder.  Glue to your layered card base.
2.  Stamp your Brushes stamp on Whisper White card stock with Memento Black ink. 3.  Color:
~Cup.  Color the whole thing with your Pool Party Marker.  Color around the edges with the Emerald Envy Marker.  Color next to the Emerald Envy Marker with your Bermuda Bay Marker and under the cup line towards the top of the cup.  Use your Blender Pen to remove the marker lines and blend the colors a little.
~Brush Handles.  Rotate the NEW In Color Markers
~Brush Tips:  Color the Craft Knife blade with Smoky Slate.  Rotate the other markers for the brush tips.
4.  Stamp Do Something Creative Every Day in Bermuda Bay ink on Whisper White card stock.
5.  Cut out the Brushes in a Cup with the largest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.  Cut out the Creative words with a Square Stitiched Shapes Framelit.  Run your Bermuda Bay Marker along the outside edges of each die cut.  Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the backs.  Lay in the desired positions.  Attach.
6.  Add a Glitter Enamel Dot to each corner of the Square.  I used one of each size.

Shop at My Online Store to get all the supplies to make this card:  nendykerr.stampinup.net   Click on “Shop Now” to get to the store.

Enjoy using the Crafting Forever stamp set to make a variety of cards.

Crafting Forever Pen Card

Here is another pretty quick and easy Crafting Forever card.  It is stepped up a little from the last post with the addition of Ribbon and a Label.
Crafting Forever Pen Card

SUPPLIES:
Bundle:  Label Me Pretty stamp set + Pretty Label Punch  Wood Bundle #145304, Clear Mount Bundle #145305
Stamps:
 Crafting Forever  Wood Mount #143955, Clear Mount #143958
Ink:  Memento Black
Tranquil Tide
Markers:  Tranquil Tide
Bermuda Bay
Card Stock:  Thick Whisper White
Pool Party
Ribbon:  Bermuda Bay Mini Chevron #144198
Adhesives:  Stampin’ Dimensionals
Glue Dots

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  SCORE and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Stamp your Pens in Memento Black ink directly onto your card base.  (I would recommend you start stamping at the top.)  Stamp as shown alternating the direction of the pens for each row.
3.  Choose a group of pens to color.
4.  Tie your ribbon around your card front tying a bow.  Attach your ribbon to your card with a Glue Dot or two under the knot.
5.  Choose the Label Me Pretty stamp you want and stamp in Tranquil Tide ink on Pool Party card stock.  Color the Crafting Forever and the swirl underneath with your Tranquil Tide Marker.  Stamp inside your Label.  I wish I would have used my Stamp-a-ma-jig.  Punch out with your Pretty Label Punch.  Attach to your card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Shop anytime at My Online Store:  nendykerr.stampinup.net   Click on “Shop Now” to get to my store.

Have fun making this card for one of your crafting friends….. or a friend who likes to write.

Crafting Friends Card

I am really enjoying the Crafting Forever stamp set!  This week’s posts will feature three cards made using this stamp set.  This one has the stamping directly on the card base.  So get out your Markers and have some coloring fun!
Crafting Friends card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:
 Crafting Forever  Wood Mount #143955, Clear Mount #143958
Ink:  Memento Black
Markers:  Smoky Slate for the scissor blades
Choose your favorites
Card Stock:  So Saffron

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your So Saffron card base at 5-12″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″
2.  Stamp with Memento Black ink:
~Your sentiment in the center
~Scissors at the corners
~Clothespins at the top and bottom
~Love box at the sides
3.  Color.  I did the metal scissor blades in Smoky Slate with the handles in a variety of the NEW In Colors.  I colored the Baker’s Twine on the clothespins in Tangerine Tango and Elegant Eggplant (I think).  The clothespins are colored Sahara Sand.  I used Real Red on the Love boxes.

Shop at my Online Store for all your paper crafting supplies:  nendykerr.stampinup.net  Click on “Shop Now” to get to my store.

I am so looking forward to getting my links fixed at the end of July – unless there is a theme update that fixes this.

Another quick and easy card is ready to brighten your Crafting Friend’s day!

Layered Happy Birthday

This is a quick Birthday Card and uses the NEW Happy Birthday Thinlit and your choice of patterned paper.  The one I used is retired-sorry.  But it is perfect for my daughter whose birthday is coming up soon.
Megan's birthday card

SUPPLIES:
Card Stock:  Flirty Flamingo – Light Color
Watermelon Wonder (Retired) – Darker Color
Patterned Paper of your choice – Choose a light and a darker coordinating card stock colors.
Big Shot:  Happy Birthday Thinlit #143700
Adhesives:  Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets #144106
Fast Fuse or SNAIL

INSTRUSTIONS:
1.  Choose your patterned paper and two coordinating colors of card stock.
2.  Cut a 3-1/4″ x 3-1/2″ piece of each color card stock.  Place a Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet on the back of each, leaving on the backing.  Run through your Big Shot with the Happy Birthday Thinlit.  (You can just use Tombow or the Fine Tip Glue Pen instead of the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet if you want.)
3.  Cut your card base (I used Flirty Flamingo) at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Cut your layer at 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ (Watermelon Wonder).  Attach to card base.
~Cut your patterned paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  Attach to card base.
4.  Peel the adhesive backing off the darker Happy Birthday and attach to card.  Lay the light Happy Birthday on top to determine how much to the side you want it.  Then remove the backing and gently place it, holding underneath to prevent it from sticking where you don’t want it to.  Wahoo!!!  You are done!!

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Sorry, my theme is not letting me add links.  I will be updating my blog at the end of July and will fix it then.

Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card

I decided to make a regular sized card with the June Paper Pumpkin Kit.  Yes, I used the full Paper Pumpkin card so you can write TWO messages!  My Granddaughter would think this is a really tricky card!
June 2017 Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card

SUPPLIES:
June 2017 Paper Pumpkin Kit
Card Stock:  Melon Mambo
Emerald Envy
Big Shot:  Petal Burst embossing Folder  #141493
Adhesive:  Tombow Glue

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Emerald Envy card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your Melon Mambo card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  Run through your Big Shot with the Petal Burst embossing folder.  Glue to your card base.
3.  Glue your Card from the Kit to your Melon Mambo card front.  I did mine at an angle.
Get a Circle die cut from your Kit.  Pay attention to where the hole is punched… This will be the top of your Watermelon.  Stamp the Watermelon Rind in Emerald Envy ink twice so it goes all the way around the circle.  Stamp the half circle of your choice (I chose the one with seeds) in Melon Mambo ink so it fills the inside of your “Watermelon”.
4.  Stamp some words in Emerald Envy ink in the center.
5.  Tie a bow with the Baker’s Twine from the kit.
6.  Attach the Watermelon to your Kit card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Prepaid:  https://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/CategoryPage.aspx?categoryid=102600&dbwsdemoid=2040075
Monthly Subscription:  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2040075

Still having trouble with links.  I will not be able to fix it (unless it fixes itself) before mid-to late July when I work on upgrading my site.

Enjoy being creative with YOUR OWN PAPER PUMPKIN Kit!

June Paper Pumpkin

I was finally home the day my Paper Pumpkin Kit arrived!!  I was so excited that I made it up that night!!  Here is the project when I followed the instructions.  Check Wednesday for an alternate project idea.
June Paper Pumpkin Card and Gift BagYou can get YOUR OWN Paper Pumpkin Kits in the mail!  Either way, shipping is included in the price.  You will pay tax though.  I am still having trouble putting in links.  So please copy and paste the links.
~Subscribe and receive the monthly Kit until you cancel.  You can add extra kits if you want.  You can also skip a month if you need to.  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2040075
~Prepaid subscription for either 1, 3, 6, or 12 months.  https://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/CategoryPage.aspx?categoryid=102600&dbwsdemoid=2040075

Enjoy your “Happy Mail” every month with a Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Happy Father’s Day

This is what I am giving my DH for Father’s Day Sunday.  Make both the card and the crate in less than 30 minutes!
Father's Day Candy Crate

The Instructions and video to make the card is my latest Creative Technique for Marbling Card stock.  Subscribe HERE with a $1 Seven-day trial:  http://nendyscreativecorner.com/creative-techniques-corner

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Here are the instructions to make the crate which holds 12 Hershey Nuggets if you pur 2 on the side and one on top.

CRATE SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Teeny Tiny Wishes  Wood Mount #128748, Clear Mount #127802
Ink:  Tranquil Tide
Card Stock:  Whisper White
Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (6×6) #144177
Big Shot:  Wood Crate Framelits #143730
Punch:  Classic Label #141491
Adhesives:  Tear & Tape
Fast Fuse or SNAIL
Candy or Treats  I used Hershey Nuggets.  Use your Guy’s favorite candy.

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Choose two sheets of the Wood Textures paper to cut your crate from.  Cut out with the Wood Crate Thinlit.  Fold all score lines:  along the short side and long side, bottom, two side tabs.
2.  Add Tear & Tape to the side tabs on both Crate pieces.  Also add add strips of Tear & Tape along the top side of the bottom of just ONE of the crates.
3.  Put the Crate piece on the bottom that has the Tear & Tape on it.  Attach the other bottom piece to the Tear and Tape.  Now attach the bottom tabs on both sides, the the side tabs.
4.  Stamp Happy Father’s Day twice  on Whisper White card stock in Tranquil Tide ink.  Punch out with the Classic Label Punch.  Attach to the sides of the Crate.
5.  Insert the Hershey Nuggets by laying three along the bottom with flat side down.  Now lay one on its side with the flat side along the short side of the Crate.  Repeat with two more layers of three Nuggets laying with flat side down.  Add one more with the flat side against the short side of the Crate.  Top with one more to make an even dozen Nuggets.

My NEW Toys!

Here is what I really got when I ordered June 1st.  It arrived at my house last week.  But since I was still at my parent’s house I opened it yesterday.

NEW IN COLOR PRODUCTS
My NEW In Color productsInk Pads: Powder Pink, Berry Burst
2017-2019 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers #144033
Ink Refills: Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Lemon Lime Twist, Fresh Fig
Card Stock: Powder Pink, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst, Tranquil Tide
2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows #144217
2016-2018 In Color Glitter Acrylic Shapes #144218

BUNDLES, STAMPS, FRAMELITS
NEW Bundles, Stamps, Framelits, PunchClimbing Orchid Photopolymer Bundle #145334
Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Bundle #145348
Happy Birthday Gorgeous Photopolymer Bundle #145301
Label Me Pretty Wood Mount Bundle #145304, Clear Mount #145305
Crafting Forever Wood Mount stamp set #143955, Clear Mount #145958
Wood Crate Framelits #143730  (I got this FREE!!)
Eclectic Layers Thinlits #143774 (I got this FREE also!!)

PAPERS, RIBBONS, KIT
NEW Papers, Ribbons, KitSoft Sayings All Inclusive Card Kit #145466
Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (6×6) #144193  coordinates with 2017-2019 In Colors
Bermuda Bay 3/8″ Mini Chevron Ribbon #144198
Berry Burst 1/2″ Finely Woven Ribbon #144133
Daffodil Delight 1/4″ Double-Stitched Ribbon #144116
Pacific Point 1/4″ Stitched-Edge Ribbon #144199
Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (6×6) #144177
Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals 1/4″  #144108  (I ordered 5 packs of these!)
Memories & More Color Theory Card Pack #144210 (52 double-sided cards in 3 sizes, 2 card stock sticker sheets, 4 printed acetate cards

I hope you have enjoyed seeing all my NEW Toys….. I mean, Craft Supplies.  Look for projects using these in the next month.

Sad Day.

Today was a sad day.  It was my Father’s Funeral.  He will be greatly missed.

Here is a hand casting my sister did of my parents holding hands.
She has not finished smoothing it out yet.  It is still too hard for all of us.
Mom & Dad Hand CastingContact Cynthia Newton at meemoule@gmail.com for more information.  She also does castings of babies, children, and couples.  She lives in Southern California.

Capture Life’s Little Moments

Would you like to see what is in the Memories & More Card Packs to help you Capture Life’s Little Moments?  Here is a video that shows some of the Card Packs that coordinate with product suites in the NEW Catalog.  You can also use the supplies in the Card Packs to layer and embellish your card making.

So check out the Memories & More products today and get some inspiration for Capturing Life’s Little Moments.