CCDT March Madness Blog Hop!

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Hi there crafty friends and welcome to our March Blog Hop with the Creative Circle Design Team!! Thank you for hopping by today! We are a small, but mighty group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who love to share our creations with all of you! These ladies always amaze me, and I have learned so much from each and every member of this team.

This month our theme is “March Madness” (I know for many people that has a basketball analogy, but I’m no sports fan, sorry)… so I’m opting to share with you five cards I recently did at my stamp a Stack class.

This fun birthday card shows off the Party Animal Designer Series Paper, the base is in emerald envy card stock. The stamp set I used is Badges and Banners, which coordinates beautifully with the Best Badge and Duet Banner punches.  Other colors used are: Pacific Point and Crushed Curry.

This card was so easy to color with our new watercolor pencils and a blender pen on our Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper (this is a free Saleabration item), and a cooper foil dragonfly. (Sadly I have been needing a lot of sympathy cards lately.)

 

I received a beautiful swap with this set Big on Birthdays and decided to change up the colors. I used calypso coral and wild wasabi markers to color in the flowers and as the cardstock colors for the card base and layer. I used the petal burst textured impressions embossing folder for the base.

 

This is one of my favorite cards I designed just for this class (and shout out to my team who was over my house for my first ever “Open Studio Day” last month- they gave me wonderful input, and I love how this came out- thanks ladies!).  I just adore the the “Beautiful You” stamp set, stamped with stazon ink on our watercolor paper and used our new water-coloring pencils and an aqua painter. Do you see that shimmer on the umbrella? That is the clear Wink of Stella pen- just a great finishing touch, I think.

This last card is similar to the card I made recently for my dad’s birthday. This used the new “Nailed it” stamp set, matching dies to cut out the tools, and features the new hexagon textured impression embossing folder.


This is one of my most popular classes- I do this on the 4th Monday of every month. It is a 10 card class (2 each of 5 designs) with envelopes. The ladies always love making a whole stack of cards.

Ready to go see what the amazing Kate had created? Just click this image below.
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Thanks so much for visiting me today, I hope you leave me a comment and come back to visit soon!

Creative Circle Design Team:

Sandra Mott
Liz Holloway
Lynn Streifert << YOU ARE HERE
Kate Creasey

Thank you so much for stopping by today to check out our hop!  I hope you come back again soon and don’t forget I love to read your comments!

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

Lynn

~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 Circle June 2016 Blog Hop

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Hi there stamping friends! I am so excited about joining Liz Holloway’s amazing Creative Circle Design Team! Thank you for having me Liz and I look forward to learning about my new Silhouette Cameo that I purchased (but haven’t had time to hook up yet) so I can enter the world of electronic-cutters. So very thrilled to join Liz, Sandy, and Carol this month.

One of the thrills of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is getting to pre-order product before the new catalog goes live. As you know, I also received a lot of new product when I was in Salt Lake City for the OnStage event in April. I’m happy to say I have enjoyed playing with my goodies, and today I am showing you a coordinating card and 3D item. I would love for you to leave me a comment at the bottom of this post before you hop on to all the other ladies blog posts.

First up is this fun Marquee Style Birthday Card, this can be customized with any colors you’d like. I used the softer Very Vanilla card stock for the base of this card and knew that the marquee cut out would look amazing against a brick wall backdrop, do you agree?

 

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I sponged the brick wall piece of card stock with soft suede to give it a grunge look. I peeled the back of the glimmer paper off so I could stamp the little marquee stars and easily cut them out.

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Can you see the gold shimmer inside the arrow? That luscious gold is from the Wink of Stella Gold pen, love how easy it is to apply!

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Next up is my 3D project- I thought a fun curvy keepsake box with balloons, In-Color highlight and more gold would be super fun, and best part is, I just wedged the arrow and balloons (on a piece of window sheet) within the handles, no glue used, so you can pull them out to open the box and get the goodies. I think these would be adorable for favors at a kids birthday party- what do you think?

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Now let’s go see what beautiful creations that Carol has made! Click the Creative Circle Design Team button below.  If you get lost, you can click on their names below to get to each of their blogs. And if you’re interested in joining our Creative Circle Design Team, scroll down to the very bottom of this post and read all about it! 

  1. Sandy
  2. Liz
  3. Lynn  << YOU ARE HERE
  4. Carol


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Thank you so much for stopping by my blog this morning! I hope you have a lovely day!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code:  99UPHDYX

 

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~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

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

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

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Now booking July and August! How about a Summer Stamp & Sip Party?  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!

 


Want to be a Designer?
We are looking for some wonderful designers to join our NEW Creative Circle Design Team. Would you like to be a member of the CCDT? We would love for you to join us. We are looking for 7 new enthusiastic designers.
If you love paper crafting in relation to (but not limited to) card designing, art journaling, scrapbooking etc & have your own blog, electronic cutter, and FB, which you post to regularly, then we would love for you to apply. Must be an active Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.
No previous Design Team experience is necessary so don’t be bashful as the Design Team call is open for everyone worldwide that would like to apply.
ALL NEW: The CCDT term will be for 6 months from July 2016 to December 2016 & will be reviewed at that time. We hop 1x per month, being on the first Thursday of each month. The first of the month will be a 3D + 1 card. The 2nd and 3rd month will be a card of your choice using a pre-determined theme),
We love have you join us. Please email Liz Holloway at liz.holloway@gmail.com with your application, blog and design.