Lawn Fawn Stinkin Cute Skunk 4bar Note Card

How many times have you heard “that’s so stinkin cute”? Well, now there’s a stamp for that!! Lawn Fawn had released this exclusive stamp as a free gift with purchase for Black Friday, but I am sure it will be available in stores soon (they did the same thing with the ‘You Color My World’ stamp set a few years ago too)

This little mini set truly is ‘stinkin cute’!  The card I created could be used for Valentine’s Day, or just for a general everyday just because card.

Here is what I used to make this card:

Lawn Fawn

  • Stinkin Cute mini stamp set
  • Large & Small Stitched Ovals dies
  • Journaling card die (strip of hearts)
  • Let’s Polka In The Dar 6×6 paper pad
  • Lobster dye ink pad
  • Licorice dye ink pad

Misc supplies

 

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Wondrous Wreath: Photopolymer Fun with Stampin Up!

I just LOVE this photopolymer stamp set from Stampin Up in the Holiday 2014 catalog!! I have seen sooo many pins using this set, and I love the fact that it’s not just for Christmas!

Here are two of my most recent projects using this set. I will also be featuring the projects in my upcoming Christmas card workshops this month

 

Classic Christmas Wreath Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Classic Christmas Wreath Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

*note: this lovely card was cased from Pinterest, but I could not find the original link to give credit to the original artist

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Wondrous Wreath with scripty joy die cut in gold foil Christmas card from Stampin Up by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

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Stampin Up’s Calling All [Super] Hero’s Mini Journals

As soon as I saw the Calling All Hero’s photopolymer set by Stampin Up I knew i had to have it!!  I had so many ideas on what to do with it – and i loved that it worked for both boys AND girls.

My friend Eric and his two best friends make an annual pilgrimage to the Fan Expo (Comic Con) in Toronto every year.  It’s HUGE and there is SO much to see.  So I thought it would be cool to make them a memento that would be as practical as it was cool. (At least I thought so anyway :P)

And the mini craft journals project began.  I started planning weeks before and used scraps of computer paper to test layouts – I think I tried about 6 different designs before I came up with this one.  I just love that this set is  photopolymer!! Being completely transparent I was able to position the letters perfectly without having to use a position-er or make costly mistakes!

Here is the finished journals – I made one for each of them and personalized it with their names.  I included pop rocks and candy with them in the package when I sent them too.

 

Calling All Hero's Mini Journal by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Calling All Hero’s Mini Journal by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Here’s the best part – you can make these too!! It was easy once I knew the layout – just needed one stamp set and two basic ink colors!

Here is a list of what I used – and don’t forget you can shop online 2-4-7 by clicking on any of the links.

Comic Con Fax Expo Mini Craft Journal Project supplies list:

Calling All Hero’s photopolymer stamp set

Memento Black Ink

Real Red Ink

Mini Craft Grid Journals

Yee Haw!! Western Cowboy & Cowgirl rodeo themed stamp set by Stampin Up

Yee Haw Western Rodeo Girls & Boys Themed Stamp Set purchase at Stamp Right Up

Yee-Haw! Dust off those boots, shine up your spurs, and figure out where you left your ten-gallon hat because with the 25-piece Yee-Haw photopolymer stamp set you can really let your cowboy (or girl) flag fly! I love that photopolymer … Continue reading

Stampin Up Star Framelit Dies Card Quick Tutorial

Hi Stampers!!

Just a quick post to show you the card I made using the Star framelits that are FREE with a stamp set too when you buy a Big Shot this month.  I know crazy right?!

Get the set of star framelits FREE with the purchase of a Big Shot for the entire month of August!!

Get this set of star framelits FREE with the purchase of a Big Shot for the entire month of August!!

This card is super easy to assemble – here is a quick overview of how to make this card:

  • Cut a card base in Crumb Cake of of 8.5 x 5.25, scored at 4.25
  • Trim a layer of very vanilla to 4 x 5.25
  • Using your Big Shot with the Star Framelits
    • die cut 2 smallest stars in so saffron
    • die cut 1 second smallest star in so saffron
  • Sponge edges of star with daffodil delight ink using a dauber
  • From champagne glimmer paper punch out medium circle and tiny circle using the Owl punch
  • With the gold taffeta ribbon, tie a small bow & adhere to largest star
  • With the Linen thread, tie two small bows and adhere to smallest stars
  • Cut piece of linen thread, and thread through top point of largest star
  • Pierce a hole in your card just below the top of your vanilla layer and thread star through
  • Pop up largest star using dimensionals and adhere down to vanilla layer
  • Adhere down both small stars with bows attached using tombow or snail
  • Adhere random circles punched from the glimmer paper to fill up space and balance out your project
  • Using the journaling pens from Project Life – add stitch lines around edge of vanilla layer
    * TIP * I used a piece of scrap paper trimmed to 3.75 x 5 to help me keep my stitch lines straight

 

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Stampin Up Weekly Deals: July 22 – July 29

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Current Weekly Stampin Up Deals – shipping anywhere in Canada direct to you for as low as $9.95!

 

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Inspire Create Share: Stampin Up Convention 2014 Card Swap

I am so excited, and a little overwhelmed to have the opportunity to attend Stampin Up’s 2014 convention: Inspire. Create Share!

As part of a new recruit incentive, I was able to attend convention for FREE!! The attendance was waived for new recruits so I only need cover my expenses.

One of the big parts of convention is the swapping. There are many organized swaps, in addition to the ‘general swaps’. Essentially guests of the convention go around networking with other demonstrators, and instead of exchanging business cards, we will exchange GREETING cards! How cool is that?! The purpose is to get ideas for workshops and share your ideas with others. Initially I didn’t plan on making general swap cards as I was on a very limited budget – but the more I thought about it I changed my mind. This is my first convention, and in the chance that I do not have the opportunity again to go back I wanted to make sure I make the most of this experience.

 

Here are my cards that I made for the organized swap:

 

Robot Boys Will Be Boys Stampin Up card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Robot Boys Will Be Boys Stampin Up card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

 

Here are the two cards that I made for the general swaps – these are both past projects that I made in workshops:

 

Just Sayin Stampin Up 'Love Ya' Word Bubble card Stampin Up Convention Swap by Wendie Bee

Just Sayin Stampin Up ‘Love Ya’ Word Bubble card Stampin Up Convention Swap by Wendie Bee

 

The second card is also a previous workshop project:

Perfect Blend Coffee Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Perfect Blend Coffee Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

 

 

I will be live tweeting from Convention so be sure to follow me on Twitter:  @stamprightup

You can also see fun pictures of the highlights on my facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/StampRightUp?ref=br_rs

Craft workshop & classes in New Westminster & Vancouver area

 

Are you looking for something different?  If you have ever thought about trying a new craft or hobby then I have a workshop for that.  Are you looking to improve the skills you already have? I have a workshop for that too! Join me and some friends, or meet new people

New Westminster & Fraser Valley Stampers & Papercrafters is for anyone who is creative and looking for inspiration and ideas to create handmade greeting cards & papercrafts (like party favors, post it note holders and home decor like wreaths & banners).
I especially enjoy helping people who say “I could never do that, I’m not creative.” to discover that they CAN make cards that look good. I have a “there are no mistakes in stamping” attitude that always makes for a fun environment for learning card making and papercrafting.
This group has many events to choose from hosted on various week night, and weekends, I teach card making workshops once or twice every month, and also host a “Crop & Swap” night twice a month along with other ad hoc DIY workshops like making wreaths, stamping on candles, gift boxes and other great gift ideas.

All workshops and crafting classes are currently held at my apartment in the heart of Uptown New Westminster. I am located only a few blocks away from Columbia sky train station, and there is a bus stop directly out front of the building that runs to New Westminster sky train station often.

Here is a quick overview of a few of the workshops I host.

Crop & Swap Social: The “Crop & Swap” is a night of socializing and crafting. Bring your own project to work on and we can get together and just be social while doing what we love: crafting!!

Card Making Workshops: At each workshop I will teach various stamping & crafting techniques including: ‘wet’ & ‘dry’ embossing, die cutting using the Big Shot, paper piercing, triple layering, while showing you tips & tricks along the way! Each workshop fee will include: All materials needed to create the project AND detailed instructions that you can take home to re-create the cards again, and of course, lots of fun!
Unleash your creativity and learn more about card making & meet new friends!

Don’t want to travel? No problem, I can come to you! Just get a group together of people of 4 or more and I will come to your place and host the workshop.  The best part of being the hostess:  you can earn FREE product for yourself! Call me to find out how & to book your party now.

Here is a look at some of the cards I have made at workshops in the past – be sure to if you are in Vancouver, New Westminster or surrounding register for a workshop

 

Perfect Blend Coffee Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Perfect Blend Coffee Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Rainbow Circle Framelit Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Rainbow Circle Framelit Card by Wendie Bee of Stamp Right Up

Thank You Stampin Up DIY Watercolor Thank You Card

Thank You Stampin Up DIY Watercolor Thank You Card

 

Stampin Up Traveler, World Map & Postage Due Masculine Birthday Card by Wendie Bee

Stampin Up Traveler, World Map & Postage Due Masculine Birthday Card by Wendie Bee

 

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Vancouver Area Card Making Workshop: Birthday Bash!

Phewf! It’s been a little while since I have been able to post an update for you all!  A lot has changed for me, and I am now back in British Columbia in New Westminster.  Now that my craft room is all unpacked I am finally able to hold card making workshops again.  (YAY!)

The first class I did was a huge success so I hope that some of you will be able to join me for my second workshop in New Westminster. The theme for this card making workshop is “Birthday Bash”. Birthdays happen all throughout the year – so be prepared for them! This workshop will feature 3 cards: one feminine, one masculine and one junior (child / tween) card.

All the materials you need will be provided to make each card, all you will need to bring with you is basic supplies like Tombow or snail, pop dots / dimensionals and fine pointed scissors along with any other tools you find useful when crafting! I provide the project kits, complete with all materials and pre-cut card stock; all you need to do is learn the fun techniques and assemble the projects!

 

Here is the masculine birthday card design we will be making in this workshop:

Stampin Up Traveler,  World Map & Postage Due Masculine Birthday Card by Wendie Bee

Stampin Up Traveler, World Map & Postage Due Masculine Birthday Card by Wendie Bee

 

Here is what I used to make this card – click the item to purchase the supplies in my online store:

STAMPS:

 

CARD STOCK:

 

INK:

 

 

MISC:

 

 

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Stampin Up Workshops in New Westminster & Fraser Valley area now available!

Yes – you read that correctly, I’ve moved!! I am now located back in New Westminster, British Columbia and providing classes & private workshops to the Vancouver, New Westminster, Surrey and Coquitlam areas.

I hold events at least 2 or 3 times a month – anything from cardmaking, to party favors, to home decor including wreaths and banners.  If you are interested in joining me for a workshop you can register here:  http://www.meetup.com/New-Westminster-Stampers-Papercrafters/

 

Stampin Up Inspire Create Share 2014-2015

Stampin Up Inspire Create Share 2014-2015