CCDT-February Blog Hop

Hi friends,

Thank you for stopping by for our Monthly Creative Circle Design Team- we are an International group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators and we love to share our latest products, projects and techniques with you! Our team leader is the super talented Liz Holloway, who is a Canadian Demonstrator. This month the team is sharing some Easter Inspirations for you. Since Easter is so early this year, April 1st, we wanted you to have lots of ideas.

This card was made with the new bundle “Hold on to Hope”, with the Cross of Hope Framelits Dies to cut and emboss the silver cross (on page 27). It just pops when mounted on a Daffodil Delight oval that was framed with a so-called oval in Berry Burst. Notice the gorgeous Sweet Soirée Specialty Designer Series Paper? (Each piece has silver foil accents on one side with colorful printed images on the other, super easy to fussy cut the cakes or flowers or use the dies!) This suite is found on page 13 of the Occasions Catalog, with the Berry Burst 3/8″ Metallic-Edge Ribbon.

using the same DSP, this card is done in a monochromatic scheme featuring Old Olive and Always Artichoke card stock. Both cards include the “Happy Easter” sentiment from the ever versatile set ‘Teeny Tiny Wishes”.

Have you noticed that Stampin’ Up! has been indicating the stamp sets that are designed by our million dollar sales achievers? This Hold on to Hope set was inspired by Brandy Cox. I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it and knew it was a must-have for my collection. I will be featuring some stamping get-togethers and card ministries for my friends in church in the near future. Stay tuned.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Are you ready to hop along and see some more creative projects? Just click below.

Click on each link and checkout their creation! We always love to hear from you! Be sure to add your comments below before hopping to the next Artisan!

1.Jay Soriano

2.Liz Holloway

3.Juana Ambida

4.Kate Creasey

5.Laurence Lolascrap

6.Lynn Streifert

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: Y9NNTSFJ

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

Creative Inking Heartfelt Blog Hop

Hi Everyone! Welcome to our Creative Inking Team Blog Hop! I’m thrilled to be hopping with these 9 talented ladies, I have learned so many awesome techniques, tips and tricks from everyone here, and I know you will too! This month our theme is “Heartfelt Greetings and Gifts” and I am excited to show you some sweet projects featuring our new line up from the 2018 Occasions and Sale-a-Bration Catalogs.

I wanted to first show off one of the cards we made at my Stamping Bingo night last week, featuring the brand new stamp set called “Heartfelt Blooms” from our Sale-a-bration catalog! (that means it’s free with a $50 purchase)… scroll down to bottom of this post for supply list, links and more info about how to earn free products!

I always like to feature cards that require no big-shot so my bingo ladies can sit and create and enjoy their night. This card was made with crumb cake ink pad, and then we used a sponge dauber to add some featured colors (daffodil delight, pear pizzazz, and powder pink ink). Super easy, and a quick card to make.

I had planned to show you all the projects from bingo, and the prizes, but we had our big BOGO sale today, and then I had my club make up class (from snow storm last week) and totally ran out of time. Come back another day to see the rest of my bingo offerings.

Thank you so much for stopping by to visit my blog today, are you ready to hop over and see what the lovely Lori has created? Just click the “next” button:

 

or if you need to hop back to see what the crafty Colleen made, just click the “prior” button:

 

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: 4TNCEWNK

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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All About Love- Stampin Friends January Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone! We are kicking off 2018 with some new designers on our team, so excited to meet new crafters here in the Stampin Friends community. We’d like to welcome you to another wonderful month of our fabulous creative projects and cards! I am so excited to hop along and see what everyone else has made! Did you just arrive from Kirsteen’s awesome blog? She does amazing work! Thank you for hopping by to see my creations!

As the title of this hop states- “All About Love”, I wanted to create some “wow” projects for you! I hope you like!

I found these gorgeous wooden hearts and mini lights at Target, I thought they would be perfect for some home decor for Valentine’s Day.

I wanted to show off our amazing suite of products in the 2018 Occasions catalog called “Painted with Love” (pages 18-19) I absolutely love how easy it is to complete projects with our coordinating product suites. And this new “Sure Do Love You” bundle was on my preorder list in December! I couldn’t wait to create all my Valentine’s projects with these beauties. *note- I used the 2 1/4″ circle punch to create the little envelope “liner” look in the narrow envelopes.. just thought it “jazzed it up”. Do you like it?

 

By now, you know how absolutely crazy I am for cursive fonts, and this one is no exception! “You’re my Valentine every single day” is a sweet sentiment for that special someone, or your favorite niece or nephew (just saying).

This Painted with Love Specialty pack of Designer Series Paper is so colorful and has gold accents on every single piece of the paper!  (brushstroke imagery is on the reverse of the gold accent side of DSP).

These new Whisper White Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes fit perfectly inside this box made with the Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies. (Remember you save 10% when you order the bundle!) (the note cards are 2 1/2″ x 4 3/4″ (too small to mail individually but perfect for this little box, or for gift baskets.)

Did you know that you could use our delicate white lace doilies as “trim”? Sure- just cut into the doilies center, remove the center circle, then apply adhesive to back of heart and work the strip of doily around the heart.

Well, that’s all I have for you today, are you ready to go hop around to see what my Stampin Friends have created? Just click the next name on the list below. So thrilled to hop along with these talented ladies. Hope you have a great day! (for my supply list and links to order products scroll down below list for my contact info). Thanks!

 

Remember to leave us a comment, we love to hear from you! thanks!

 

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: 4TNCEWNK

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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CCDT Blog Hop- Love is in the Air!

Hello and Happy New Year Friends! Happy New 2018 Occasions Catalog AND Sale-a-Bration Launch Day! Today has been a busy day getting all the links and catalogs updated for this new season! Thank you so much for joining us on our hop! I can’t wait to see what everyone has created this month! With our theme “Love is in the Air”, I’m getting ready for Valentine’s Day, I hope you like my card.

This is a card I made for Valentine’s Day and for an organized swap I participated in last month. I loved using our new Brusho Crystals for watercolor. (this new product is a dry powder- in 5 colors and is so fun to play with!)

First I made the card by cutting out large letters “I” and “U” from Whisper White card stock. Then I embossed the heart in whisper white embossing powder on our Shimmer Paper (it is thicker and more absorbent). Then get the paper very wet with an aqua painter. Then sprinkle the brusho crystals on (tip- just poke a hole in top of your crystals with paper piercing tool- to make a shaker jar, DON’T peel the sticker off as it will be too hard to shake/control it.) Then blend the powder until you cover all the paper/area that you want. You can play with adding a second (or more) color, but for Valentine’s Day I only wanted to use the red.

I wasn’t quite happy with this look, so went back to the drawing board, this time, I decided to cut the “I” and “U” out of the Shimmer paper that I used for my base. I also stamped and used matching framelits for the little heart.

Now this is an “Eclipse” technique card- I just love making cards with this technique, don’t you? Don’t you just love the new gold glitter? What do you think?

Are you ready to go visit the other talented Demonstrators? This is an International Group- you will be amazed by all their wonderful projects! Enjoy!

Check out the teams’ design by clicking on their name(s).

1.Laurence Lolascrap

2.Kate Creasey

3.Liz Holloway

4.Lynn Streifert

5.Jay Soriano

6.Sandy Mott

7.Penny Hanuszak

This new Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Catalog are chuck full of awesome new MUST Have Products! Happy Shopping!

Thank you so much for visiting me today! I hope you have your new catalogs handy, if you need a set- please let me know!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: 4TNCEWNK

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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We Create Bloggers December Hop!

Hi Friends!

Happy December! This is a fun month, with lots of traditions, crafts, get togethers, celebrations and for me and my family- the celebration of my siblings birthdays and Christmas! I wanted to share a recent card design I came up with for my last Stamp a Stack class. I was excited to use the new Hearts Come Home bundle, it is just stunning and so many possibilities! For this monthly blog hop, we are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators and we create one simple project then show you a few enhancements (sometimes added embellishments) to “Step it up”. Hope you like what we’ve created for you today!

This is my “simple” version using just the die cut for the church on our whisper white card stock. I used basic grey as a base, cut out an opening with the largest oval die in the Layering Ovals set, and then texturized it with the Softly Falling TIEF. What do you think?

My “stepped-up” version is a little more challenging… you need to run the glimmer paper through the big shot a few extra times since it is thicker than our regular card stock. I stamped the greeting in Night of Navy ink, used a q-tip to rub off the ink from the word “home” and then used our Real Red Stampin’ Marker to color red ink on just this word. Then I punched it out with our Pretty Label punch and adhered some lovely Night of Navy gingham ribbon behind it. What do you think??

 

Here is the ordering information for this bundle: item #146068 Hearts Come Home Clear mount bundle, you save 10% when you purchase the stamp set and dies at the same time. There are 16 rubber stamps and 6 dies in this set, you will get a lot of use out of it for sure!

Here are some projects by the Stampin’ Up! Concept Artists:

Today starts our Year End Clearance Sale- with lots of deals, while supplies last, head over to my Online Store at http://LynnStreifert.Stampinup.net 

Year End Sale Event US

Thank you so much for visiting me today! Are you ready to go see what amazing projects Kimberley has created for us this month?

 

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: Y9NNTSFJ

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Holiday Gift Ideas with the Creative Inking Bloggers!

Hello there friends! Thank you for joining us on another blog hop with these amazing Stampin’ Up! demonstrators! This month, we have 10 fabulous participants, to “hop” along and see all their work, just click the icons at the bottom with the cute bunny- and “click” the “next” button to hop forward… it will take you to each one. I am so excited about the theme this month- Holiday Gift Ideas, and I just couldn’t wait to share some ideas with you! (And how perfect that today launches our Online Extravaganza– a special week long sale, with some awesome stamp sets available today only… scroll to bottom for a complete list!)

First, I wanted to show you this adorable hot cocoa gift– perfect use for those test tubes!

How sweet is this? I just love how this finished product came out- who would you give this to?? I’m thinking this would make a great teacher, bus driver, coach, co-worker, neighbor, mail carrier, and friend gift.

In case you wonder where to find this super cute mini mini marshmallow bits- they are in the hot cocoa isle (not where other marshmallows were at my local store). The little mini silver spoons are from the Dollar General store- just a great finish to this “gift”. (sorry about the mess in the background- I totally meant to crop that out!)

This is one of the projects we made tonight at my Stamping Bingo event, I was thrilled to have such a great response to this “Ugly Christmas Sweater” themed event. Be sure to stop back tomorrow to see all my bingo pictures!

 

This is a sweet little gift I featured at my last Girl Scout Troop meeting. The girls voted and wanted to learn about Book Making. (there is a badge for that! lol). They love time in the craft room and I taught them the hot glue gun binding technique. They each made a different cover, the inside pages are thick sketch book/artists paper so they can color and their work won’t seep through). I explained that these are inexpensive gifts they could make for their family members for gifts next month. (I did use some retired DSP and ribbon above).

 

 

 

Here is the complete flyer with all the items included in our Online Extravaganza Sale! Don’t forget that there are items on sale today only- those specials end at Midnight!

You can either click this image (note- this version has all the French stamp sets on the list).

Or click here and open the list I created- and note I removed all the French items.

Extravaganza 2017

I can’t wait to see what my friends are featuring in this blog hop, I’m sure there are some great gift ideas!

Thank you so much for visiting me today, are you ready to go see what the amazing Sandy Mott has for us? Just click the “next  button”:

Or if you want to hop in reverse, you can go check out Colleen‘s blog here, click “prior” button:

 

 

 

Thank you so much for visiting me today! I treasure your comments and feedback, scroll to the bottom and type in the “leave a response” area at the bottom of this post.  Thanks!!  If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Host Code: UPT7SU4C

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Stampin Friends Happy Holidays Hop!

Hi there Stampin Friends!

I hope that this blog post finds you all doing well! This is certainly the season where things seem to get more hectic, there’s more illness, and if you’re like me, you just want to simplify and celebrate a meaningful holiday with your loved ones.

I hope this post gives you some ideas. I’m here for you! If you would like to give a meaningful gift this Christmas, I would be honored if you would consider me, and perhaps a Stampin’ Up!  gift certificate or products to make any crafter happy!

I recently hosted a small get together for my sister, her coworkers, and their daughters. Their request was to make some Christmas totes and special packaging for gift giving. In addition to the three projects here, I also let the girls have a little freedom to create cards (they loved that).

This little tote is super easy to make, I don’t know who to credit with the original idea, I’ve modified the pattern through the years to make cutting/prep easy.

I started with a 4″ x 12″ strip of Designer Series Paper, then used coordinating color cardstock, the two handles are 1/2″ x 11″ and the base is 2 1/2″ x 5 1/4″ scored  at 1/2″ on all four sides (clip corners). (You can also cover the outer top and bottom edges with 1/2″ x 12″ strips of matching card stock for a finished look.

The second project is this glitzy gift bag, everyone loved using the heat embossing tool! I don’t think the photos do this justice, it is just so sparkly! This gift bag would be perfect for giving some jewelry, gift cards, small items that will fit inside (inside measurement is 4 3/4″x 7″) – and the inside is a food safe interior if you want to put your handmade treats inside!

The third project we made is this adorable Christmas Quilt themed pizza box. The felt embellishments are just the shining star here. Pizza boxes are so versatile and are food safe also, and can fit a gift card holder or small gift as well. (inside measurements are 3″x3″).

And since we always share a card as well as our 3-D creations, here is a sweet and simple coordinating card.

We have a give-away! Just comment on each blog with the hashtag #SFbloghop2017 and leave a comment (tell me what you love about my projects).

Ready to go hop along to the other awesome crafters?

Check out these Awesome Bloggers

1. Lynn Streifert
2. Sue Vine
3. Cindy Waldroff
4. Andrea Tracy-Tucker
5. Twila Davis
6. Melissa Thomas
7. Barbara Welch
8. Kirsteen Gill

Thanks so much for visiting today! Remember today is the first day you can reserve your Stamparatus tool!

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions that might help clear up some confusion about the new Stamparatus:

http://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2017/Stamparatus/NA_EN_CUST%20Q%20%26%20A.pdf

Here’s how to reserve yours- the reservation window is available as of 2 PM Mountain Time today (11/16)- which is 4 PM here Eastern Standard Time.
This is a new process Stampin’ Up! is trying this “preorder” reservation window (limit one per customer), you will not be charged until it ships in February.

http://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2017/Stamparatus/US_Stamparatus_Customer_Reservation_Tutorial.pdf


Don’t forget we have our Annual Online Extravaganza starting on Monday 11/20 with lots of specials just for 24 hours (while supplies last), here is the complete list of items available… (I removed the French versions of stamp sets).

Extravaganza 2017

 

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code Y9NNTSFJ

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot fun and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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