Monday, October 12, 2015

Stampin' Up! Happy Scenes Winter

Hi Stamping Friends!!

I had a wonderful time at my Tulare County Class this weekend!! My T-town stamping peeps are the BEST!!!! I miss seeing them every month. So glad there is this thing called SOCIAL MEDIA so we can stay connected. :)

For this class we created a total of 7 cards. Four of them were made using the class set, Happy Scenes. I wanted to show how versatile this set is so I made each card with one of the four seasons in mind. Today's cards is the WINTER card:

Stamps: Happy Scenes
Ink: Old Olive
Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Shimmery White, Silver Glimmer, Home for Christmas DSP
Accessories: Hearth & Home Thinlets, Sleigh Ride Edgelits, Softly Falling EF, Green Striped Ribbon, Washi Label Punch, Paper Doily, Window Sheet, Dimensionals

Here is what each kit contained:

Notice the pre-tied bows. Yeah. I'm a nice demo like that. ;)

I played around with making this a shaker card, but realized it would be too difficult to do at the class because of the level of difficulty. There just wouldn't be enough time to finish all 7 cards if I did. But I wanted to share it anyway, in case you want to make a shaker card yourself.

I used Dazzling Diamonds as "snow" and it stuck to EV. ERY. THING. I put in waaaayyy too much glitter the first time around and it made a huge mess.

It was like a glitter blizzard. Here is what it looked like before I added the glitter.

After this picture was taken, I added the glitter. I didn't realize it was too much until AFTER I stuck down the Dimensionals. So I tried to dump some out. But then it stuck to the Dimensionals as I was dumping it out. Then the Dimensionals wouldn't stick to the cardstock anymore and the glitter was falling out all over the place. So I ended up putting Liquid Glue on the Dimensionals so they would stick again. 

Arrrggghhh!!! Can you feel my frustration?! And THIS is why we did NOT do a shaker card in class. ;)

This card has lots of pieces and elements so the level of difficulty was high enough. I did not need to add glitter to the equation. :)

If you would like to participate in one of my Online Stamp Classes, I have one have one going on right now.

Here are the details:

I am offering an online class featuring the Vintage Leaves stamp set and Coordinating Leaflets Framelits. They are offered as a bundle on page 88 of the regular catalog.

It so simple to join my Online Stamp Classes...

First: Purchase the Vintage Leaves Bundle #140235 for $43.25 from my Stampin' Up! website using Hostess Code: BPUD7TT4 by October 19.

Second: Wait for me to send you a FREE card kit with 4 unique cards featuring these fabulous products.

How easy is that?! That's all you need to do. Purchase the bundle using the Hostess Code: BPUD7TT4 and I will send you a FREE card kit after the October 19th cut-off date.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me.

Tomorrow I will be sharing my "spring" Happy Scenes card.
Thanks for stopping by!

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