Friday, April 17, 2015

Tour of My Stampin' Space - Let's Get Organized!

Hi Stampers!
Welcome to today's post and a tour of My Stampin' Space  :)

Inside view of cupboards where I store my stamp sets, punches, card stock, ribbon, etc.. .

My desk area . . .

Inside cupboards above my desk. . .8 1/2 x 11 storage bins from Amazon, 3 drawer containers from Walmart . . . It is so easy to be organized when you have a place to put things away!!


Table where I stamp. . .

Watch the video below and enjoy a tour of My Stampin' Space. . .





Hope you enjoyed your look at My Stampin' Space! Any questions, don't hesitate to contact me. Thanks for stopping by


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Monday, April 13, 2015

Stampin' Up! -- Walk in the Wild

Hi Stampers!
Welcome to today's "It's Masculine Monday" birthday card  :)

I have always liked the look of blueprints created by architects. Many years ago Stampin' Up! had a stamp set called Architectural Elements that looked like drawings of a variety of buildings and building structures. When that set was available I used this Cyanotype Technique quite frequently. This technique emulates the photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers and architects have used this process as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints. Today when checking out a couple of SU! blogs, I came across a card created by Amanda Sevall using this technique. And I was reminded of those cards of long ago, so I just had to CASE the card! Thanks Amanda for the GREAT inspiration!!

First, I stamped the moose image from the Walk in the Wild stamp set with VersaMark on watercolor paper, then I applied white embossing powder. Don't forget to use your embossing buddy!!

I embossed the image with my heat tool and mounted it on a piece of heavy cardboard with washi tape.

I put 2 drops of Night of Navy refill ink in a paint pallet and added 3-4 drops of water. I used my Aqua Painter to apply the ink to my watercolor paper. When the color looked too light I just went over it again and again, until I was happy with the depth of color. I wiped the ink off the embossed image with a tissue.

Finally, to add some interest, I stamped the blue area with the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set using a Night of Navy stamp pad.

I am so pleased with the finished card. If you need any supplies to create your own Cyanotype Technique card, don't forget that My Stampin' Up! Online Store is open 24/7.


Stampin' Up! products I used to create this card:
To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below, just click on the links for easy online shopping . . .





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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Stampin' Up! - Sheltering Tree

Hi Stampers!
Welcome to today's card  :)
Before we get to today's card. . .here is a reminder about the FREE SHIPPING offer from Stampin' Up!

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FREE SHIPPING ends on April 10
 There are NO minimums or maximums to order. . .FREE Shipping on everything!
  • Be sure and check out the CLEARANCE RACK. . .Perfect time to purchase items at "blow-out" prices
  • Don't forget about the new WEEKLY DEALS
  • Now is the best time to stock up on the 2013-2015 IN-COLOR products that will be retiring the first of June. . .remember they are while supplies last, so get them early before the rush



With this card I wanted to express my love and thankfulness for a dear friend and even though it's Spring and not Valentines Day I think the hearts work.

Have you purchased your own Sheltering Tree stamp set? Well, this might just be the time. . .remember FREE shipping is available until April 10, 2015.


Stampin' Up! products I used to make this card:
To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below, just click on the links for easy online shopping . . .



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Monday, April 6, 2015

Stampin' Up! - FREE SHIPPING!!

Hi Stampers!

If you are an online shopper, like I am, what are your two favorite words?  Mine are FREE SHIPPING with NO minimum purchase required!  Stampin' Up! is offering FREE SHIPPING from April 6 to April 10, 2015.  Yup, you heard me correctly. . . .FREE SHIPPING!


  • Get FREE shipping on any orders placed April 6 - April 10, 2015, NO MINIMUM purchase required (excluded expedited orders)
  • Orders placed for Hawaii and Alaska will receive free 2nd Day Air shipping.
  • Paper Pumpkin past kits and kit refills are eligible for FREE shipping, if purchased online.

How can you get in on this amazing deal?

My online store is always open!  Just click here!
You can email me your order and I will place it for you. . .kathleenstamps5@gmail.com or you can call me with your wish list at 541-660-7082.

 Just remember, your order MUST be placed before 8 pm PST, Friday, April 10th to qualify!

Now what should you do?  Check your supplies and see if you are running low.  Was there something you wanted from the catalog, but haven't yet ordered?  Now is the time!

Yes, you can order whatever you want.  Small order or Large order it does not matter. . .FREE SHIPPING on everything!  Just click the link below. . .


Happy Shopping!  FIVE full days of FREE SHIPPING. . . imagine the possibilities.


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Friday, April 3, 2015

Stampin' Up! -- Celebrate Today

Hi Stampers!
Welcome to today's birthday card  :)

This birthday card is so fun and colorful. I definitely appreciate having dies that match the stamp set. . .they really help pull the card together.

With this Celebrate Today stamp set and Balloons Framelits dies from Stampin' Up! you can make some great cards. The set includes several different sentiments: wedding, baby, graduation, birthday, and celebrate, which makes it a fabulous choice for a variety of occasions!

Did you notice the touches of gold in the Birthday Bash Designer Series Paper (DSP)? To help compliment it, I added a Gold Foil card stock layer. So shiny and bright!
I made the "birthday" banner by repeating the sentiment on a thin strip of Whisper White card stock. I wanted it to look like it was streaming from the balloon. Overall, I pretty pleased with this whimsical birthday card. Hope you also enjoyed it and will make one of your own.,

Many of the items I used today can be found in the Stampin' Up! 2015 Occasions catalog. You can purchase from the catalog until June 2, 2015, after that there is no guarantee that the products will move into the new 2015-2016 Annual Catalog to be released on June 2, 2015. So, if you really want to purchase these items. . .now is the time!

Stampin' Up! products I used to create this card:
To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below, just click on the links for easy online shopping . . .





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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Stampin' Up! -- Painted Petals

Hi Stampers!
Welcome to today's card :)


I think the Painted Petals stamp set, found on page 19 in the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, is amazing. And how great is it that the Spring Flowers Embossing Folder and Painted Blooms Designer Series Paper coordinate so well with the stamp set!

Don't you think the embossing folder looks great with the stamped images? I totally love coordinating products, they make it so easy to create a beautiful card.

Notice the texture in the flowers, this seems to be a fairly new trend and I personally LOVE it. I think it really brings some interest to the stamped image.

Hope this post encourages you to go and stamp your own spring card.

Stampin' Up! products I used to create this card:
To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below, just click on the links for easy online shopping . . .




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