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Another Fun Swap using the Magical Day Stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

 

Hey Guys!

I was perusing Pinterest the other day and saw this really cute card that had the ‘wind’ from the Christmas Stamp set “Star of Light”  blowing out a candle.  Well, my mind went immediately to the Dragon in the SU! set Magical Day and how cute would it be if he was Lighting a candle!?   This is how my mind works sometimes so I went with the idea!

Here is the card:

As I’ve said before ‘I just love this dragon’!  I love how I colored him this time using Calypso Coral Blends and Cherry Cobbler Blends.  NEVER would I have put these colors together but, again, I saw it done on Pinterest.  It really makes him stand out, doesn’t it?

Here is the inside:

This Stamp set from SU! also has thinlits that cut out not only the characters, but the Banner seen above!  Waves, that I will be using soon, and lots of other goodies!!

For the flags in the front, I used the Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper.  I sponged the edges with the color that was on the DSP, and also made a banner out of the Silver Glimmer paper and the FREE Shimmer Ribbon pack from the Sale-A-Bration catalog!  This ribbon is so pretty!!  And it comes in THREE colors and sizes!  I also used Rhinestones and the Scattered Sequins Embossing folder.

The Dimensions are as follows:

Cherry Cobbler 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Daffodil Delight 5″ x 3 3/4″
Dapper Denim banner 2″ x 5″
Gray Banner 1 1/2″ x 4 1/4″
Silver Banner 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
Calypso Coral Ribbon 3 3/4″
Scrap of White for Stitched Oval
Scrap of Calypso Coral for Scalloped Oval
Whisper White 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inside)

I really hope that those who received these swaps love them as much as I do!!

The supplies used for this project are listed in pictures below, just click on any picture to be taken to my OnLine Store!

As always!  Have a great day/weekend!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Technique Tuesday – Espresso cup holder for Valentines Day or for a loved one ANY day!

 

Hey Guys!

Today is Tuesday!!  Today I am going to share with you a REALLY cute project that I’m sure you have seen around……..I JUST made it after Christmas with my team members and I LOVED it!  They did a class for our team, and I got to come and be a Student!!  It was so much fun and I am TRYING to get them to do it again!  LOL

Click here to see the video!

The one we did with them was a regular coffee theme and it was stinkin’ cute!  Those little cups are darling!

For my Technique this time I wanted to do something that ANYONE would love to get!  It is so full of love I just had to share!

The Belly Band can hold a gift card behind the cup.  It has the Sentiment ‘You Fill me with Happiness’, and of course I filled the cup with Chocolate!  The sentiment comes from the SU! stamp set Jar of Love.  The DSP is Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and it has Gold Foil Accents throughout the paper!  This paper is stunning in person!  I had a hard time cutting into it…….just had to keep reminding myself that “It’s just paper”!  LOL  I’m sure I am not the ONLY one who does that!

On the video I will have all the dimensions for the project, and you can see how it was made.  IF you really want to see the glimmer and glam check out the video!  NEXT week I’ll show you a quick and easy way to make the Gift Card Holder using your own Designer Paper!!

I bought the cups/lids here.

And for all the dimensions I have written them down on my Coffee Cup that I took apart to get the exact measurements.  I’ll show you that on the video too!  But here is what I wrote down.

This includes the card holder which I will show you next Tuesday!

You can click on any supply image below to be taken to my OnLine Store!  I hope you choose me to be your demonstrator in the US!

Have a great day!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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FUN Swap card using Magical Day

Hey Guys!

I am sharing with you a card that I made for a swap that I signed up for where I made 20 of these cards (below) and received 20 different swaps back!

Here is my card:

I think I love this stamp set so much because it reminds me of Disney and being a kid.  Below I will have all the supplies listed to make this card, just click on any of the pictures to be taken to my OnLine Store.

I also used the Stamp set In the Trees by Stampin’ Up! for the grass under the dragon.  I stamped the ‘Magic stars’ in Versamark on the Black and then embossed it with Silver Embossing powder.  I thought it added just that right sense of MAGIC!!

The dimensions for this card are as follows:

Bermuda Bay Base: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Soft Sky: 5 1/4″ x 4″
Cherry Cobbler: 2 1/8″ x 3 7/8″, scrap for scalloped Ovals
Whisper White: 2″ 3 3/4″, scrap for Stitched Shape Oval
Basic Black 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
Silver Glimmer Paper: scrap for Oval

I hope this helps you if you want to recreate this card!  I had a lot of fun making it!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Technique Tuesday-Making a Diamond pattern background

Today is Tuesday!  That means that I have a video out today showing another Technique!  Today’s Technique is making a Diamond pattern using the Simply Scored and sponging to highlight those scores.  It came out so pretty!  Surprisingly a very easy background!  I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen on each point that intersects and then added Silver Glitter.  You can see the video here!

I also used the FREE ribbon from Sale a Bration that has THREE different ribbons!  If you need one of the catalogs, just let me know and I will get it out to you!  You can also get the new 2018 Occasions catalog!  I send out mailings once a week, so just ask!

The inside is pretty too!  I LOVE the new Stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called Magical Day!  It really brings out my inner child!

Isn’t that Dragon too cute!?  I colored the wings and the parts of the Knight with the light Smoky Slate Blends!

I hope you enjoyed my post today!  Stay tuned, I will be sharing this months cards throughout the month!

Click on any picture of the supplies I used below and you will be taken to my OnLine Store!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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NEW! Sneak Peek from the 2018 Occasions Catalog #2

Are you ready for card #2?  I am using the Petal Palette stamp set that will be coming out in January!  I love how this card came out!

The front uses the Beautiful flowers that I used the Blender Pens to color.  If you look close you can see the dots that I used that remind me of Baby’s Breath flowers, behind the flowers!  I used Smoky Slate stamped off for these.  This was fun to make and I will be doing this in class this month!

Here is the inside:

I love how this stamp has shades in the leaves and I didn’t have to do anything buy ink and stamp!  This will make a great Valentines card for one of your couple friends!  Or you can use it as a Wedding Card and color the flowers to match the colors of the Wedding!

All of the items used are listed below, click on any picture to be taken to my OnLine Store!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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NEW! Occasions 2018 Petal Palette #1

I have two cards using the Petal Palette stamp set from the NEW Occasions 2018 catalog!  Today I am showing you the first card.  I had a lot of fun making this card, I love birds and it’s been awhile since I have found a great bird stamp!  Well, now I have!

The Designer Series Paper (DSP) is called Whole Lot of Lovely and is available from the Main Catalog!  So no worries it is available for quite a while!!  After you purchase the paper and the bundle you will be VERY close to get the Stamp set, Happy Wishes, that I used on the inside for FREE!  This set is a Sale A Bration set that if you spend $100.00 you can get this set for free!  It has 16 stamps that is in TWO of the boxes!  SUCH a great deal!

The Leaves are from the Bundle, so if you like this card, be sure and get the Bundle!

Here is the inside:

I love how intricate this stamp is, don’t you?

Come back so you can see the 2nd card from this set!  I know I will be making a LOT more so stay tuned!

If you click on any of the images below, you will be taken to my OnLine Store!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Coming Soon! Sneak Peek to Magical Day!

Today I am sharing with you a couple of cards that I made for my YouTube Channel.  I have a very simple fold but the cards are stunning!  You can see the video here!

While I was at OnStage in Salt Lake City in UT I got to see first hand cards that were made using this set!!  I fell in LOVE!

Here is the front of my card:

The Designer Series Paper (DSP) is called Myths & Magic, it is embossed and GORGEOUS!!  ON the Video you can see how shiny and beautiful they are!

Here it is partially open:

I embossed the ‘sparkles’ on the side using Silver embossing powder.

Here is this card open all the way, isn’t it pretty!!?

I used Stampin’ Blends, and just love this card so much!!

Now, here is the other card, same design, different stamps!

I used the Myths & Magic Washi Tape on the side, isn’t it gorgeous!?

I am already planning on ordering MORE of this DSP and Washi Tape!

Well?  Do you love it?!  If you want a catalog, just let me know and I will get it to you!!

Click on any picture below and you will be taken to my OnLine Store!

Have a great day!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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Card #5 – Christmas Cards

We’re onto card # 5, if you missed card #4 you can see it here!

Card #5 is another easy Christmas card, but it brings memories of my Childhood!  I loved watching Rudolph and this is what I think he looks like all grown up!  Of course it’s a Cartoon, but sometimes my mind likes to revisit!

Here it is!

I colored his nose by using Stampin’ Up!’s Blends in Cherry Cobbler on a Rhinestone!  Really makes it look as if he is lighting the way!

The Stamp set Merry Patterns is no longer available to buy, it was a special by SU! but my hope is that you might have it!

If you would Like my 7 page Tutorial with Instructions, Dimensions and Color Photos of each card, you only need to purchase  $50 from my OnLine Store, and I will email you a copy!  All supplies are listed below, just click on any picture to go straight to my Online Store!  Please use hostess code CGCDT6ZJ

Talk to you again soon, make sure you subscribe so you won’t miss #6!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Card #4 – Christmas Cards

Hey Guys!

Can you believe that I have already shared 3 other Christmas cards with you!?  Check out #3 here.

Here is #4!:

I got this idea from Sandi MacIver, you can see her YouTube video here!

Here is what it looks like on the inside!:

Beautiful card!  Thank you Sandi for the great idea!

If you are interested in my 7 page tutorial for all 6 of my Christmas Cards (get instructions, dimensions and color photos) you can get it just by purchasing $50 from my OnLine StorePlease use hostess code CGCDT6ZJ

All supplies are listed below, just click on any picture to be taken to my Store!

Gotta Run!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Card #6 – Christmas Cards

I’m on card # 6, I hope you have enjoyed all the other Christmas cards!

 

This one like card #1 is very sparkly and Gorgeous in person!  I hope you can see in this picture how pretty it is!!

If you are interested in my 7 page Tutorial for all 6 of my Christmas cards with instructions, dimensions and color photos, you only need to purchase $50 from my OnLine Store and I will email you the pdf for you to enjoy!  Please use hostess code CGCDT6ZJ

The supplies used on this card can be found below, just click on any picture to be taken to my Store!  Unfortunately, the stamp set on this card is no longer available, but you might already have it!  It’s name is: Merry Patterns

‘Work’ is calling to me!  Gotta Run!  Check in next time for my next creation!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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