Final Days!

 

Sale-A-Bration has flown by! Times flies when you’re having fun, though, right? Only a few days are remaining during Sale-A-Bration— the year’s biggest promotion. We have added additional products for you to finish off Sale-A-Bration strong. Don’t forget you have until March 31 to earn free products, recruiting rewards, and hosting rewards.

* Please note, to receive one of the Sale-A-Bration final day’s products for free, you will need to use the item code noted below and not the regular item code.

ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
147361 2016-2018 In Color 8-1/2” X 11” Cardstock
147365 Party Animal Designer Series Paper
147363 Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper
147364 Tasty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper
147362 Party Animal Designer Washi Tape
147360 Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
147356 Sparkle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Here is a flyer with all the details:

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We have sold out of a few items (the Gold Tin and the Glimmer Paper)- everything is “while supplies last”!

Thank you for all the well wishes- I’m happy to say that antibiotics have made a LOT of difference! I’m on the mend, thanks!! I will be putting in an order in the next two days- if you need/want me to order for you, let me know, thanks!

 

If you are thinking of ordering anything from my online store this month (March 2017) please use Hostess Code: ADPVBEF7

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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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Creative Inking March Blog Hop

Hi there friends!

Welcome to our March Blog Hop where our gorgeous Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper (DSP) is the STAR! That’s right, all of us bloggers are show-casing amazing projects with our stellar DSP! I have to say, about this time every year I begin to think about the In Colors that are retiring (Mint Macaron, Delightful Dijon, Watermelon Wonder, Tip Top Taupe and Cucumber Crush) and I think “what will I do without these colors” and I often go buy up all the reinkers, and Designer Series Paper with these colors as we know they will retire as of May (and we usually run out sooner than that). So, word to the wise, if you don’t have these colors, and you want them, get them soon!


 Well my favorite retiring InColor is mint macaron so I had to showcase my favorite DSP,  Succulent Garden (item 142778,  page 21 of the Occasions Catalog).  This card also uses two of the fabulous Saleabration items- Avant Garden stamp set and metallic ribbon combo pack. The colors I used to stamp: Sweet Sugarplum, Old Olive, and Tip Top Taupe. 

This second card also features another gorgeous pack of Designer Series Paper called Falling in Love DSP. (Item #142788 page 51 in the Occasions Catalog). I also used the So Detailed Thinlits Dies (item #142751 Occasions Catalog cut out of Very Vanilla cardstock). For this card, I used a whole punch to create 2 holes to tie the metallic ribbon which eliminated the need for glue under the detailed cut out piece. I used basic grey archival to stamp the greeting from So in Love stamp set (item #143112 page 52 Occasions Catalog- hey this is bundled with the thinlits for a 10% savings. It’s called the So in Love bundle, item #144739 clear mount is what I used). 

I hope you like these two cards, let me know what you think. They are cards for my next Bingo event. Sadly, I have been very sick and have had to reschedule my events of the past few days. 

Thank you for stopping by my blog tonight, are you ready to go see what the amazing Sandy has created for us this month? If so just click the next button below:
 

http://www.thescrapnstampshop.com/2017/03/creative-inking-blog-hop-designer.html?m=1

Or, if you need to hop back to check out Colleen’s blog, click “prior” button: 

http://www.stampingwithcolleen.com/2017/03/creative-inking-blog-hop-designer-series-paper-showcase.html

Remember there are just 11 days left of Saleabration, let me know if you need anything! 

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month (March 2017) please use Hostess Code: ADPVBEF7

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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 Easter Blog Hop

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Hi there Stampin Friends!! Welcome to the March Stampin Friends Blog Hop! This month our theme is “Easter”, I can’t wait to see what everyone has prepared for this month, this is a really talented group of stampers, don’t you agree? Also, I’d like to welcome our two guest hoppers this month Mandy Reedyk and Sue Vine! Can’t wait to see your creations ladies! Also, new this month, we are trying a new format for our hop. You will find a list of names all the way at the bottom of this post, and you just need to click a name and it will take you to that person’s post. Fingers crossed that I “did” the link correctly! Funny story, we created these blog posts several weeks ago to be ready for this new format, and my intro said “Hello friends, what a beautiful spring week we’ve had”… well the laugh is on me, we’ve just survived Winter Storm Stella- or the Snow Apocalypse of  2017. I live in Upstate New York and we clocked in with 22” here in Glenville! I feel very blessed to have had 2 snow days the past two days! (oh the joys of working for a school again! I missed snow days so much the last 11 years). And I’m also thankful for a garage to park my car and my dear dad who plowed me out (twice) and a wonderful neighbor who snow-blowed my driveway!! The poor road crews have been working non-stop to clear our roads and highways. Kudos guys!

 

First up is my trio of Easter projects that I created just for you!


This cute egg carton Easter treat holder was designed by a fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, Peggi F., at our local Upstate Stampers get-together. She did such a great job with this design! I love the “polka dots” created with our reinkers, a little rubbing alcohol, and dabbed on with a q-tip! So sweet- thanks Peggi!!

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This card I created especially for an Easter Card swap with Tami White. I made 8 of the same cards and mailed them off to her, and received 7 different ones back. (I’ll share those in a different post). Since I only needed to make 8, I decided to do a “more difficult” technique- so this is the side-step pop-up fancy fold card. I used mint macaron as the base and the in color’s DSP for the backgrounds. This new stamp set is called Easter Message (page 19 of the Occasions Catalog). I used our awesome watercolor pencils to color all the images.


I used our basic grey archival ink pad to stamp and watercolor on our watercolor paper and colored with aqua painters. The trick for me, is to color with a dull pencil, (not a sharp point). Also, I think the gold foil really works as the matte, it makes it pop, don’t you?


This card was a runner up for my Easter swap, but in the end it was far too complicated to make 8 of them. This pop and twist card is all the rage out there, but does take some time to cut and score all the elements. I used the Easter Message stamp set again, love it so much.


Here is the open view of the card, what do you think?


Funny story about this little Easter treat… I needed to come up with a shower favor and the theme was blue flowers in blue mason jars. So first I created the favor and then I realized it would easily convert to an Easter treat holder for my March club get-together, so I went shopping again for more of these little Lindt chocolate lambs (sorry if you live in Glenville, NY and you need some, I bought them all- and I wiped our Target and CVS.)


The little green base is a 2 3/4″ square (I used pear pizzazz here) and it is scored at the 2″ mark on all four sides. You cut four of the score lines to create tabs, so you can complete the little box. I stapled mine to hold it closed. Then glue on the jars and eggs, and embellish!

 

Well, that is it for today, I read all your comments, and I treasure each one. Would love to hear from you. If you have any questions about the supplies I used, let me know. They are all current Stampin’ Up! products found in the 2017 Occasions Catalog, Saleabration (glimmer paper) and Annual Catalog. I hope you have a wonderful day, thanks for stopping by. Now just click on a name and hop around to see the other 10 crafters blog hop posts for today!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month (March 2017) please use Hostess Code: ADPVBEF7

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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 Blog Hop- March Step it Up!

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Hello everyone, and welcome to our March Blog Hop! We are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who love to show you a simple project and then a “stepped up” version- it’s wonderful to get so many ideas and inspiration from this talented group!


First up is this sweet birthday card I made at a gathering of Stampin’ Up! demonstrator’s recently and this card was designed by the talented Jacqueline L. I love the watercolor wash on our watercolor paper that was with blushing bride ink. The three little succulents are die-cut from our new Oh So Succulent dies and the colors used are: blushing bride, pear pizzazz, and sweet sugarplum. The happy birthday greeting is from “rose wonder”. (also Gorgeous Grunge was used to add the little dots).

 


When I got home from the gathering I knew that this would be a perfect card to use for our blog hop- to show a “stepped up” version and show off our new glimmer paper. (this was a new addition to our Saleabration items that we launched on February 21). And this card I made especially for a dear friend’s birthday. I know she treasures hand-made cards. I did use the sweet sugarplum ribbon and stepped up the “happy birthday” greeting with the layering ovals dies.

 

What do you think? Do you like the dazzling dragonfly?

In case you missed it, here are the three new offerings for Saleabration:

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I thank you all so much for joining us on today’s blog hop! I have another hop later tonight, I will probably be in bed when it’s published… But I hope you can pop back over and see some other awesome new creations.

 

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Just click the next button below and you will continue on in the hop and be inspired by Kimberley! 

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If you are thinking of ordering anything this month please use Hostess Code: Y3MGB3QA

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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!

Can You Say FREE??   3 New Sale-a-Bration Items!!

Good morning friends, I wanted to remind you that starting today we have three new products to add to the saleabration choices, you are going to just love these new items!! Remember you get to pick one free product with each $50 order before tax and shipping.


Three new releases:

And in case you need to see our whole lineup, here are all of the products still available:


I think this has been a fabulous offering of free products, can you guess what the number one item has been in the US? Leave me a comment below with your guess and I will give away some blog candy for one lucky winner.

Thank you so much for stopping by today, and for selecting me to be your Stampin’ Up! demonstrator it! I really appreciate your loyalty and I am happy to help with any crafting questions you might have, happy stamping!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month (February) please use Hostess Code: Y3MGB3QA

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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 “Color My World” Blog Hop

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Hello Friends,

Thank you for joining us for the February Blog Hop of the Creative Inking team- a wonderful group of all Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. These ladies are just fabulous… be sure to click “Hop this way to the Next Blog” icon at the bottom of this post, and then on all the other blog posts- you will be amazed at the talent in this group!! A few of our regular members are off this month, but we have 8 amazing blogs for you to check out, and hopefully find some inspiration!

When I first saw the theme “Color My World”, I instantly thought of our new watercolor pencils! I absolutely LOVE them! In fact- they have proven to be more popular than Stampin’ Up! predicted, as they’ve flown off the shelves. So, in case you don’t have the pencils, I wanted to also show you some simple water-coloring with our inks.

First up is a birthday card I made for my dear dad:

The base is made with tempting turquoise card stock (8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″). I used silver foil specialty 12″x 12″ paper cut down to 4″ x 5 1/4″ and embossed it in the new hexagon textured impressions embossing folder (tip: only use 1 cutting pad as this is a super thick folder). I used a strip of Party Animal Designer Series Paper (DSP) and the sentiments are from Big On Birthdays (page 6 from the Occasions Catalog).  I used the hammer from the “Nailed It” bundle on page 48 of the Occasions Catalog (you have to LOVE coordinating dies!) on watercolor paper with the watercolor pencils and aqua painter. Dad loved his card! (I had a big family dinner last night to celebrate my dad).

Next up, this trio I made with the Tuscan Vineyard set from page 95 of the Annual Catalog:

This card was water colored with the watercolor pencils on very vanilla card stock. The accent colors are old olive and rich razzleberry.

This card (and the next one) were made with our crumb cake note cards and I colored very lightly with elegant eggplant ink, the stamping was done in crumb cake and elegant eggplant.

This one is my favorite from my little trio, I water-colored with garden green and elegant eggplant ink. The “thanks” is from Cottage Greetings. These were fun and simple to color and put together. Great to make up a bunch and have on hand for thank you card when you need them!

I hope my post inspired you to try some water-coloring! I would love to hear from you, I treasure your comments! Thanks.

If you missed Amber’s post in the hop, click the “prior” button below:
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If you’re ready to hop over to see what Sandy has for us today, just click the “next” button below:
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Thanks so much for stopping by, I appreciate your time spent here today. If you are thinking of ordering anything this month (February) please use Hostess Code: Y3MGB3QA

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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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Way to Go Day!! 

 

Today was my very first team rewards get together, once each quarter I am inviting my top 4 downline over for a fun get together! For the first quarter of the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! year (October-December 2016) I had four ladies who earned points for this special invitation. Amye, Lisa, Sharon, and Kim were invited over for breakfast and a stamping get together today. (unfortunately Kim got sick and couldn’t make it). 

I made a bacon egg and cheese quiche and also a seafood mozzarella quiche, fruit salad, mini bagels and muffins, and had OJ and sparkling pear juice. 

Then we got to work creating a beautiful vertical succulent wall hanging.

Amye had shared a photo of a vertical garden made a few years ago by a demonstrator named Rachel, with old Stampin’ Up! product. I updated it with our current ‘oh so succulent bundle’,  some Spanish moss and the detailed dragonfly thinlits. 


Here is a close-up of the dragonfly, we used three markers: pool party, rich razzleberry, and cucumber crush to color the dragonfly, deluted it with an aqua painter, and then when it was dry applied wink of Stella across the top. I use the solid image to just cut out a dragonfly with our vellum card stock to layer underneath the detailed die cut out. 

Here is a photo of just putting the hens and chickens (as I like to call them)…. the succulents were made with always artichoke card stock and sponged with rich razzleberry ink. 

The small flowers were made with the petite petal punch and a pansy punch using sweet sugarplum card stock, and I distressed it with rich razzleberry ink. 

Here are the girls with their creations:


Lisa with her creation!


Here’s Sharon with hers!


Amye’s creation!

The frames are an 8 x 10″ distressed frame, I used very vanilla card stock over the glass, and hot glued the Spanish moss directly onto the card stock. 

The girls and I had a lovely time this morning and I’m so glad that I finally took the leap to plan this new reward for my team. They are doing such an awesome job and I am so proud of each one of them! This quarterly WTG day is on top of our monthly Stampin’ Up! get together at my house. We sure have a lot of fun, laughs, stamping, swapping, and eating too!

I would love to welcome you to my Lynnzcrafter team, have you been thinking about it? This is the best month of the year to join with all of our specials, I’d be happy to talk to you more about it! And three brand-new items are being released for SAB! 

Thanks for stopping by to visit my blog today, and have a great night!

Lynn

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month (February) please use Hostess Code: Y3MGB3QA

~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: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), 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!