Lisa Bennett, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator * Draper, Utah * (925)330-4643 * Lisa@stampinghut.com

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Dec 27, 2011

Here are the cards from tonight's class:

I love the layered effect on this butterfly!  Die cut two butterflies using the Beautiful Butterflies Bigz die - one from Wisteria Wonder card stock and one from the Melon Mambo laser cut doilies that are part of the Flirtatious Specialty Designer Series Paper collection. 

Stamps: You're a Gem
Ink: Wisteria Wonder
Paper: Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Flirtatious Specialty Designer Series Paper

Big Shot: Beautiful Butterflies Bigz die
Accessories: Designer Printed Brads, 1" Square Punch, 1/16" Circle Punch, 2-1/2" Circle Punch



Do you recognize the base of this card?  I used the Great Day Simply Sent Kit!

This fabulous kit contains:
■ 8 printed cards (5-1/2" x 4-1/4")
■ 4 sheets self-adhesive coordinating accents
■ 8 Whisper White small flower buttons
■ 8 precut Bashful Blue 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon strips
■ 8 White envelopes (5-3/4" x 4-3/8")


Stamps: Create a Cupcake
Ink: Rose Red, Rich Razzleberry, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Whisper White
Accessories: Great Day Simply Sent Kit, Word Window punch, Build a Cupcake punch, Stampin' Sponges, Mini Glue Dots




The last card is a gift card holder.   The base is actually a Medium Whisper White envelope!  To view additional pictures of the inside of the card, become a fan of my Facebook page or go to my Meetup Photo Album!

I dyed the 3/8" Whisper White taffeta ribbon using a Poppy Parade ink pad and a brayer.  Use a tissue to wipe off the excess ink before adhering the ribbon to your card.

Stamps: Elements of Style, French Foliage
Ink: Poppy Parade, Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze
Paper: Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Baja Breeze
Accessories: 3/8" Whisper White taffeta ribbon, Brayer, 1" Circle punch (used on inside of card)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Dec 20, 2011

Here are the cards from tonight's class!  These are the last Christmas cards we will be making in 2011.  I'm a little sad because Christmas cards are my favorite to design!

I wish I knew which demonstrator to give credit to for creating the a 3D Christmas tree with the Petite Pennants builder punch.  There are many different versions of this type of card floating around on the internet. But naturally, I added my own style and flair!

Stamps: Pennant Parade
Ink: Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Real Red
Punches: Modern Label, Petite Pennants Builder
Big Shot: Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder, Scallop Rectangle Clearlits die
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals


 

This little gift card holder is based on a template designed by Angie, who is one of my uplines.  I found the self-adhesive Velcro dots at my local home improvement store.

Stamps: Tags 'Til Christmas, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Markers: Real Red, Wild Wasabi
Paper: Wild Wasabi, Very Vanilla
Punches: Word Window,  Small Oval
Accessories: 1/4" Vanilla Grosgrain ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals

The last card features the Versamark resist technique!  Randomly stamp the medallion image using VersaMark ink on Glossy White card stock.  Next, ink up your brayer with Wisteria Wonder ink and roll it across the Glossy White card stock.  The VersaMark will resist the Wisteria Wonder ink, resulting in a beautiful shiny background!

Stamps: Artistic Etchings
Ink: Wisteria Wonder, Pink Pirouette, Versamark
Paper: Glossy White, Wisteria Wonder, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White
Accessories: Stampin' Sponges, 3/8" Wisteria Wonder Ruffled Ribbon

Stocking Builder Punch

Hi everyone!  Stampin' Up! just announced that the Stocking Builder Punch (item 124095) from the 2011 Holiday Mini Catalog will not be carried over to the 2012-13 Idea Book & Catalog.  Once the current inventory of this punch has been depleted, it will no longer be available for purchase.

This punch allows you to create your own unique little stockings for gift tags, cards, or scrapbook pages! It coordinates with images in the Stitched Stockings stamp set and the stocking image in the Gift Givers stamp set.

 

Here is a sample of a card you can make with the Stocking Builder punch, the coordinating Stitched Stockings stamp set, and the Curly Cute stamp set!


If this punch has been on your wish list all season, don't wait any longer!




Thursday, December 15, 2011

Clearance Rack Blitz


Shop now and save up to 80% on discontinued Stampin' Up! products! If you are a scrapbooker, be sure to check out the selection of 12 x 12 albums for just $7.99 and discounted packs of Designer Series Paper.  Card makers will rejoice - we have ribbons galore and TONS of your favorite punches in the old black body style that many of you still love!

Items are available online only while supplies last.  I just read that some items are already starting to sell out, so be sure to visit my online store today! 

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Dec 13, 2011

Here are the photos from tonight's class!  We're making a Christmas themed gift card holder, a Snow Globe card, and a birthday card this week!

Here is the outside of the gift card holder!  I used the Tags Til Christmas stamp set.

And here is the inside of the gift card holder.  I used the Top Note die to get a decorative edge.  The sentiment is from the Christmas Greetings stamp set.



Here is a snow globe card that I designed with the Snow Much Fun stamp set!  I used a 3" Circle for the globe and crimped the base using the Paper Crimper.

This lovely birthday card features the Perfect Punches stamp set and the Spice Cake designer series paper.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Dec 6, 2011

Here are the cards from tonight's class!

Stamps: Snow Much Fun
Ink: Basic Gray, Cherry Cobbler
Card Stock: Baja Breeze, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White
Punches: 1-3/8" Circle, 1-3/4" Scallop Circle
Big Shot: Northern Flurry embossing folder
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Dazzling Details


This card features the Herringbone technique.  Use Big Shot Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets to ensure the ends of the small strips don't lift off!  Designer Series Paper was cut in 1/4" strips.

Stamps: Pines and Poinsettias (Holiday Mini)
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Chocolate Chip
Markers: Chocolate Chip, Wild Wasabi, Real Red
Card Stock: Real Red, Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip
Specialty Designer Series Paper: Holly Berry Bouquet (Holiday Mini)
Punches: 1-3/4" Circle, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Big Shot Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets




Stamps: Word Play
Ink: Pool Party, Soft Suede
Card Stock: Pool Party, Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Designer Series Paper: Spice Cake
Punches: 2-1/2" Circle, Fancy Flower, 5 Petal Flower, Boho Blossoms, Scallop Trim Border
Accessories: Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Designer Printed Brads, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Stampin' Sponges

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

24-hour only deals during Online Extravaganza!


Online Extravaganza, our annual Stampin' Up! sale to kick off the holiday shopping season, starts tonight!  Sale items will be posted on my Stampin Up online store  tonight - Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11:01pm (Pacific Time) - through Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 10:50 PM.

Take advantage of great savings, like FREE digital downloads valued at $40 when you buy My Digital Studio Express, 60 percent off select Designer Fabrics, and 30 percent off an exclusive ribbon bundle! 

In addition there will be TWO ITEMS offered at a fabulous price that will be on sale for 24 hours only.  This special sale starts tonight at 11:01pm and runs until 10:59pm (Pacific time) on November 21, 2011.  Stampin' Up! hasn't told me what these two items are, but you can bet I'll be staying up late tonight to find out!

When the sale begins, click here to visit my online store!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Nov 8, 2011

Hi everyone!  The cards for tonight's class have been uploaded to Facebook and onto the Meetup website. Please remember to use Meetup to sign up online for any of my classes.  Thanks and have a great day!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Nov 1, 2011

Here are the cards we're making tonight.  You'll get to try out our new Simply Scored tool on the gift card holder.  Don't worry, it's very easy to use!  See you soon!

Snowman Card
It's November, which means it's time to start making Christmas cards!  To kick of the holiday season, here is a simple design that is easy to duplicate at home.

Stamps: Snow Much Fun
Ink: Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Real Red, Bashful Blue
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Real Red
Punches: Modern Label
Big Shot: Snow Burst embossing folder
Accessories: Basic Pearl Jewels, Blender Pen



 Pop Up Gift Card Holder
My favorite card of the night!  I love making cards that are interactive.  Be sure to use lots of Sticky Strip to secure your layers together.

Stamps: Upsy Daisy, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Concord Crush
Paper: Confetti White, Concord Crush, Silver Glimmer Paper
Punches: 1" Circle, Word Window, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Big Shot: Top Note Bigz die
Accessories: Sticky Strip, Simply Scored tool


Fall Thank You Card

Here is a tip to make coloring go fast! You can ink up your stamp with your lighter ink color, then go over part of the image with a darker color Stampin' Write Marker. For this card, ink up the wreath image with the More Mustard ink pad.  Next, color over some of the leaves with an Always Artichoke marker.   Since Always Artichoke is a darker color, it will cover up the More Mustard ink.  Hope you found this tip helpful!


Stamps: Curly Cute, Warmest of Wishes (Holiday Mini Hostess exclusive)
Ink: Soft Suede, More Mustard
Markers: Always Artichoke
Paper: Naturals Ivory, More Mustard, Spice Cake Designer Series Paper
Punches: 1-1/4" Circle, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle
Accessories: 5/8" Victoria Crochet lace, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

November Promotions


Dates: November 1-December 15, 2011

Details: As a hostess, you will receive an additional $35 in free Stampin' Up! products when you hold a workshop totaling $350 or more (excluding tax and shipping)! This is in addition to all the other benefits you normally receive as a Stampin' Up! hostess.

If your workshop sales total is
You earn your normal hostess dollars

It's Good to Be the Hostess Promo
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AND,  you get full-priced 
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Things to Remember
  • Orders must be $350 or more to qualify.
  • Orders larger than $350 are not eligible for additional hostess free merchandise dollars. For example, a $700 workshop does not receive $70 in additional dollars. All orders over $350 always receive $35 in additional free hostess dollars.
  • Hostesses may use their additional $35 in free merchandise on any catalog/mini catalog products. 
  • Online orders are excluded from this promotion.
Contact me today to Book a Workshop!

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Join my team & become a Stampin Up Demonstrator during the month of October and you'll get a Free Big Shot Die Cut Machine! OR you can choose up to $100 in free Stampin' Up! product of your choice!

Click here if you'd like to join my team now (when you get to that site, click the "Join Now" graphic on the left hand side of the page to open up the application).

Here are the details of this fabulous promotion!  Offer is available from October 1-31, 2011 through November 11, 2011!
  • Anyone that joins during the promotion period will receive a Sizzix Big Shot Machine or $100 in Stampin' Up! products of your choice from any of our current catalogs.
  • If you join online, you will be given access to the Promotional Product Bonus one hour after you complete your online Independent Demonstrator Agreement.  On this order, you will either enter the item number for the Big Shot (item 113439) or the item numbers for up to $100 in Stampin' Up! products of your choice. You will have until November 30, 2011, to redeem your product bonus.
  • Be sure your free total comes as close as possible to $100 without going over since the Promotional Product Bonus order type will not allow items beyond $100 to be added to the order.
  • If you elect to mail in your Independent Demonstrator Agreement instead of joining online, you can simply list the items you want for free on your accompanying order form.

Contact me to get started today and become a part OF SOMETHING AMAZING!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Oct 25, 2011

Hey everyone!  October is a BIG deal at Stampin' Up! This is the last week to join my team and get a FREE Big Shot (or $100 in free product of your choice). Watch this video with Stampin' Up!'s CEO and cofounder, Shelli Gardner to learn more and then visit my website to join my team and join the fun!



Here are the cards from tonight's class!


The first card was inspired by Michelle Zindorf, a fellow demonstrator.

Stamps: Wicked Cool
Paper: Crumb Cake, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Bashful Blue
Ink: Real Red, Basic Black
Accessories: Large Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, 1" Square Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin' Sponges



Stamps: Wicked Cool, Warmest of Wishes (Holiday Mini - Hostess set)

Paper: Perfect Plum, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Very Vanilla, Frightful Sight Designer Series Paper
Ink: Perfect Plum
Accessories: 1" Circle Punch, Two Step Owl Punch, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Scallop Rectangle Clearlits die



The third project is my favorite one this week because it is interactive!  This is a ViewMaster card ... You rotate the wheel and four different images appear in the window (Frankenstein, tombstone, pumpkin, and bat).

Stamps: Spooky Bingo Bits, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Going Gray, Basic Black, Whisper White, Frightful Sight Designer Series Paper
Ink: Cajun Craze, Old Olive, Basic Gray
Accessories: Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, 1-1/4" Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, 3" Circle die for the Big Shot, Glimmer Brads, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Holiday Boutique: Saturday, Oct 22

Come visit my booth at the El Dorado High School Quarterback Club Holiday Boutique!
Saturday, October 22 from 9 AM to 4 PM
1651 N. Valencia Ave, Placentia, California

I will have gift card holders and greeting cards for sale.   I'm also booking workshops, taking sign ups for stamp classes, and taking product orders from the catalog! 

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Oct 11, 2011

Layered Flower Card

The 5 petal flower punch can be used to make flowers and leaves!  To add dimension, use the edge of your Bone Folder to curl the petals.  A polka dot brad in Calypso Coral holds all of the layers together.

Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Pool Party
Paper: More Mustard, Pear Pizzazz, Very Vanilla, Pool Party
Designer Series Paper: Spice Cake (strip measures 1-3/8" x 4")
Punches: Scallop Square, Lace Ribbon Border, 5 Petal Flower, 1" Square
Accessories: In Color Polka Dot Brads, Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Bone Folder


Happy Birthday Pennant Card

This is a slight modification of a card that I made while visiting my upline Sally this summer.  Don't you just love the bright, cheery colors?


Stamps: Patterned Party
Ink: Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise
Paper: Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise
Ribbon: 1/4" Grosgrain in Old Olive
Punches: Scallop Edge, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, 1/16" Circle

Top Note Mummy Card

Last fall, we made Frankenstein with the Top Note Bigz Die so I thought this year it would be fun to make a Mummy!  I saw a wonderful treat box version on Julie Baum's blog and adapted it to create this spooky Halloween card.

Stamps: Wicked Cool
Ink: Soft Suede
Paper: River Rock, Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Punches: Large Oval, Scallop Oval, 1/2" Circle, 1" Circle, 1-1/4" Circle
Accessories: Twill Tape, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Sponges


Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Oct 4, 2011

Here are the cards from tonight's class!  Hope these cards inspire you!

Stamps: Take a Spin, Pennant Parade
Ink: Peach Parfait, Wild Wasabi
Paper: Wild Wasabi, Baja Breeze, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Just Add Cake
Big Shot: Scallop Square Duo
Accessories: Game Spinner Hands, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack

Stamps: Dark & Dreary
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie
Designer Series Paper: Frightful Sight
Punches: Large Oval, 1/2" Circle
Accessories: Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Waffle Paper

To create the bumpy dirt road, I rubbed the Chocolate Chip card stock directly on the Chocolate Chip ink pad.

Stamps: Scaredy Cat, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Markers: Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Regal Rose
Paper: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Punches: Word Window, 3/4" Circle
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals

Saturday, October 1, 2011

New Holiday Items on the Clearance Rack!



Looking for a great deal?  There are a few new items on the Clearance Rack in my Online Store, including some holiday products!  Shop now for the best selection!  Clearance Rack items are non-refundable and only available while supplies last.

Attention October 4 Card class attendees! Since Clearance Rack orders can only be placed online, if you place an online order containing clearance rack items before the card class on Tuesday night, it will count toward your free class.  Your class is free with a minimum $10 order before shipping and sales tax. 

Buy two Simply Sent Kits and get a FREE coordinating stamp set!


During the month of October, when you buy two Simply Sent Kits you'll get a FREE coordinating stamp set! These card kits offer a variety of basic themes, so it's easy to create cards for any occasion.  Whether you’re a brand-new card maker or an experienced crafter, our Simply Sent card kits help you make unique, handcrafted cards in a snap!  Everything is precut and color-coordinated—all you have to do is personalize and send them off!

Buy two of the following Simply Sent kits: 

Item         Page     Description               Price
122375    192      Great Day                $12.95
122377    193      Everyday Elegance   $11.95
122376    193      Sweet Moments       $13.95


Get one of the following stamp sets for free!

Item         Page     Description               Price
123682    192      It's Your Day            $8.95
123686    193      Everyday Wishes      $9.95
123684    193      You're Cherished      $8.95

Get a FREE Big Shot when you Join Stampin' Up!


Join my team & become a Stampin Up Demonstrator during the month of October and you'll get a Free Big Shot Die Cut Machine! OR you can choose up to $100 in free Stampin' Up! product of your choice!


Click here if you'd like to join my team now (when you get to that site, click the "Join Now" graphic on the left hand side of the page to open up the application).

Here are the details of this fabulous promotion!  Offer is available from October 1-31, 2011.
  • Anyone that joins during the promotion period will receive a Sizzix Big Shot Machine or $100 in Stampin' Up! products of your choice from any of our current catalogs.
  • If you join online, you will be given access to the Promotional Product Bonus one hour after you complete your online Independent Demonstrator Agreement.  On this order, you will either enter the item number for the Big Shot (item 113439) or the item numbers for up to $100 in Stampin' Up! products of your choice. You will have until November 30, 2011, to redeem your product bonus.
  • Be sure your free total comes as close as possible to $100 without going over since the Promotional Product Bonus order type will not allow items beyond $100 to be added to the order.
  • If you elect to mail in your Independent Demonstrator Agreement instead of joining online, you can simply list the items you want for free on your accompanying order form.

Contact me to get started today and become a part OF SOMETHING AMAZING!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Sept 27, 2011

Hi everyone!  I hope you enjoy taking a peek at the cards from tonight's class!



This is an Easel Card featuring the Scallop Circle #2 Bigz die for the Big Shot.  The Basic Black card base measures 4" x 4"

Stamps: Scaredy Cat, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Basic Gray
Markers: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie
Paper: Basic Black, Old Olive, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Frightful Sight
Punches: Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Big Shot: Scallop Circle #2, 3" Circle
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip


This card features the Two-Step Stamping technique. 

Stamps: Build a Blossom, Thank You Kindly
Ink: Regal Rose, Rose Red
Paper: Regal Rose, Rose Red, Whisper White
Punches: Blossom Petals XL, 1" Circle
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Pretty in Pink Satin Ribbon


You can't really tell from the photo, but this is a Trifold card!  I incorporated three of the five 2010-12 In Colors into this design.

Stamps: Pretty Postage, Pennant Parade
Ink: Concord Crush, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait
Paper: Basic Gray, Concord Crush, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Whisper White
Punches: 3/4" Circle, 1" Circle, Ticket Corner, 1" Square, Scallop Square

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tuesday Night Card Class: Sept 20, 2011

Here are my 3 cards for this week!  I hope these cards inspire you!

This card features the Sweetheart stamp set which coordinates with our Heart Treat Cups!  I filled the treat cup with our new Mica Flakes from the Holiday Mini catalog.  Due to the thickness of the treat cups, this card will not fit in our standard Medium envelopes. I recommend you use a padded envelope for mailing. 


The Halloween project this week is an Easel Card featuring the Scaredy Cat stamp set and the Frightful Sight Designer Series Paper. I love how this card stands up yet folds flat for mailing!



The last card we're making at tonight's class features the Not So Seriously stamp set.  The use of an In Color Designer Brad allows the Whisper White card stock to pivot, allowing a hidden message to be revealed.  The color combination for this card is Pool Party, Island Indigo, and Whisper White.

That's all for now.  See you at card class tonight!