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NEW SU! product you can get now!

Hey Guys!

So, Stampin’ Up! has NEW product we can buy now from the upcoming catalog! Of course, I HAD to buy it, I mean twist my arm a little harder. 🙂 Here is a video you can watch to see the full Suite.

I have made three cards, today I am sharing with you one of them.

It is funny how you start out with one idea in your head, and it morphs into something else. The first thing I did was do the scallop edges on the top of a piece of Pretty Peacock, I didn’t realize at first that it was a border die…once I figured that out (duh) I ran it through again to make a strip so both edges are scalloped.

Then, I thought I would use one of the small dies to put in the middle. Well, that turned out very pretty!

Now what to do with it? There was a strip of the Noble peacock Foil sitting next to me, Put it behind the image and that was great! Then I thought that the embossing folder would be so pretty using that same foil paper, and it was! But I needed it to pop, so I got my StazOn black and rubbed it over the flowers in places to get it to shine! Well? What do you think?

As always, here are the particulars for this card:

Stamps:
Ornate Thanks

Inks:
StazOn Black (the Memento won’t stick to the foil)
Versamark

Paper:
Granny Apple Green 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Pretty Peacock 5 1/4″ x 4″, 2 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
Noble Peacock Foil 4″ x 1″, 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″, scrap for leaves I got from die

Misc:
Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder
Noble Peacock Rhinestones
Glitter Black Embossing Powder
Ornate Borders Dies
Ornate Layers Dies
Liquid Glue

I’ve lagged behind on my blog posts, so sorry! Who says that if they had ‘enough time’ they would get a ton done!? Well, WE all have time now, what have you been doing with that time? I AM stamping, tried out Zoom (great tool for keeping in touch and getting to SEE everyone!), been watching a ton of tv……How about you?

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. We are lucky, my husband and I can work from home, but our Son’s job wants him to come in and it is NOT a crucial job. He feels like he HAS to go since he needs to pay his bills. 🙁

Please come back and visit!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Eiffel Tower all lit up!

Hey Guys!

Today I am sharing with you a light up card! I love these! They are so much fun! Next year, I am planning on going to see the Eiffel Tower (thank God it’s not THIS year!). I saw this card where someone made a bridge with water under it, and the Tower is in the background. I am not sure that they used Stampin’ Up! stamps, so decided to make one using Parisian Beauty. Here is my card lit up:

Not only did I use the Parisian Beauty stamp set, but I used the punch Label Me Fancy! This is what I used to make the bridge. I tried so hard to make them evenly spaced, this is as close as I could get. Also, I used Wink of Stella to highlight the water to give it that bit of sparkle!! If you lay the Smoky Slate piece of cardstock onto a grid sheet or against a ruler, make marks at these spots: 5/8″, 2″ and 3 5/16, then put the punch into these spots and only go part way up (look at picture to see how far) making the marks in the middle of the punch. This way it will make your waterway!

In the light of sharing with you the lit up version, I HAD to show you the card (a little more professional pic) when it’s NOT lit up:

Of course, I used a lot of bling by using Champagne Rhinestones, because you are not always going to have it turned on! The tree came from the die Sweet Silhouettes. Sponging the So Saffron cardstock after it was die-cut with Soft Suede and Garden Green, really makes this ‘tree’ look like the sun is hitting it in spots! Make sure you leave some yellow to give it that sun kissed look!

Furthermore, I also sponged the Eiffel Tower with Soft Suede and then ran the Memento Black pad itself over parts of the sides. This was to make it look like it was antiqued. What do you think? Did I hit it, or is it a miss? For those of you who love light up cards, we are going to be making this card next week! Let me know if you want to attend!

As always, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Parisian Beauty

Inks:
Soft Suede
Garden Green
Balmy Blue
Memento Black

Paper:
Basic Black 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scraps
Whisper White 5 1/4″ x 4″, scraps
Whisper White Thick 5 1/4″ x 4″
So Saffron scraps (to fit tree)
Crumb Cake to fit Tower
Balmy Blue 4 ” x 1/2″ (for water)
Smoky Slate 5/8″ x 4″

Misc:
1 1/8″ & 1 3/8″ circle punches
Sweet Silhouettes Dies
Champagne Rhinestones
Stone 3d Folder
Foam Adhesive Strips
Tombo Liquid Glue
Batteries/Lights
Label Me Fancy punch

Furthermore, below you will see all the supplies in picture form. Click on any picture and you will be taken to my OnLine Store! If you purchase $35 or more from me, you will receive a handmade thank you card AND two sets of files with 16 tutorials in one and the other has over 40 tutorials! Every month you will get different tutorials with each purchase, I hope you take me up on it!

Thank you for stopping by, please come again!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Happy, Happy, Happy Meer Kats!

Hey Guys!

I’m sure I am not the only one who loves the Stampin’ Up! stamp set The Gang’s All Meer! This stamp set makes me smile. It’s easy to create a card using these happy little guys. Saw this card on Pinterest and decided to jump off from Christine’s card, here is her card:

To make it mine, I decided to change it up a bit:

I love layers, almost every card I make has at least one layer, most have more! Do you find it as hard as I do to NOT have layers? Or to even make a card without doodads all over it…….that’s me in a nutshell!

The inside of the card is super cute too!

Look at that smirk! Too cute!!

As usual, here is all the info you need for this card:

Stamps:
The Gang’s All Meer
Well Said Bundle

Inks:
Memento Black
Blends: Crumb Cake C, Poppy Parade C

Paper:
Granny Apple Green 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 1 1/2″ x 4″
Basic Black 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2), scraps
White 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (x2), scraps

Misc:
Layering Circle Dies
Stitched Shapes Dies
Peaceful Poppies Sequins
Liquid Glue
Stone 3D folder

Below all of these supplies are in picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store. Any purchase you make of $35 or more you will receive from me a file FULL of over 50 tutorials for projects, with pictures! I would love to be your SU! Demo, if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Just Breathe

Hey Guys!

Today I’m sharing with you a card that was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest (it was a rival stamp company), I thought that Stampin’ Up! Stamps would be GORgeous! I used Layered with Kindness, it is a DISTinkTive set! Do you know what that means? SU! has a patent pending for a VERY beautiful way to make stamps look realistic! LOVE them!

These leaves are stunning!

Every time I stamp with a DISTinkTive stamp set I am in awe. You’ll have to tell me if you have used them, what you think. If you want to check them out, go ahead and place an order… look for this sign:



Would you like to see the inside of the card? I used the Label Me Lovely punch. It turned out so pretty!

As usual, I give you all the particulars for this card. All supplies will be in picture form below, click on any of them and you will be taken to my OnLine Store. For purchases $35 and over you will receive from me Tutorials with pictures of over 50 projects!

Stamps:
Layered with Kindness
Colorful Seasons

Inks:
Pumpkin Pie
Calypso Coral
Memento Black
Pear Pizzazz

Paper:
Whisper White thick 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″ (x2), 1 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ (cut at an angle), scrap for cut out flowers
Basic Black 1 3/8″ x 4 1/4″, 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (x2)

Misc:
Holiday Rhinestones
Mini Dimensionals
Label Me Lovely Punch

This card was pretty easy, a little bit of fussy cutting but you only cut out three flowers, that’s doable! Of course if you know me, you know I love bling…..I added a rhinestone to each flower and two at the top to add a little bit of bling on it’s own. I think if balances it out!

Thank you for checking out my blog, please come back again!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Another CUTE kid card!

Hey Guys!

In my last post I showed you a really cute bug card for a kid in your life. Today I am going to show you a card for an older kid using the Stampin’ Up! Bundle Grace’s Garden. Let me tell you this set called to me for MONTHS and I finally broke down and bought it two weeks ago! Normally, I try not to buy too much from the Occasions Catalog, but this time there was just too many things that I fell in love with, so of course I overdid it! The great thing is that this set I can keep forever because it will work great in Scrapbooking!

Isn’t this so cute?!! I love the kitty saying ‘hello’ to the bird! I choose to believe that is what he is doing! LOL I have owned a cat that looks like this kitty, her name was Pepper (after my daughter’s imaginary friend when she was little!)

Are you like me? Do you love fencing/gates or anything like it on a card? I think it really adds a lot! This idea came from KB Papercraft on Pinterest. Changing up the background paper to use the really pretty So Very Vellum DSP in the Sale-A-Bration catalog! Vellum is something I absolutely LOVE working with. To make the Vellum stand out even more I layered under it Pear Pizzazz cardstock, this makes it be more vibrant. The sentiment is different on mine too, I love to use Dies to set it off.

Here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Grace’s Garden Bundle

Inks:
Memento Black
Pear Pizzazz
Balmy Blue
Blends: Real Red D, Granny Apple Green L, Calypso Coral L, Smoky Slate D, Basic Black D

Paper:
Balmy Blue 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Whisper White 4 7/8″ x 3 5/8″ (x2), 1″ x 5 1/2″, 3″ for circle, scraps for sentiment, cat, bird and gate
Pear Pizzazz 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″
So Very Vellum DSP 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″

Misc:
Mini Dimensionals (cut in half)
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Stitched Shapes Dies
Sponges

Below you will see the products in Picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store. When you place an order from $35 on up you will be sent 50 + Picture tutorials to make all kinds of projects, for Free! This is my way of saying thank you!

Come back to see me! And leave a comment so I know you came by!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Cutest kid card EVER!

Hey Guys!

Are kid cards hard for you to make? I am challenged with kid and masculine cards……not sure why, Stampin’ Up! makes it easy, I guess it’s because I am not drawn to kid stamps. But, the Wiggle Worm bundle really called to me! They are just so stinkin’ cute! Don’t you think?

With this in mind, looking at the stamp set and dies, the Bugs are super cute, add in the grass and mushrooms and this card practically made itself! Don’t you love the clouds too?! There is ONE problem that I have with this card, the bare space towards the bottom right is bugging me! Ha! Pun not intended! Would you add something more? For the inside I used the little flying bugs, and thought of adding one to that space, but am afraid that I will over do it.

Speaking of the inside here it is!

For the class on the 3rd Wednesday (of every month at 1:00) at our local Senior Enrichment Center, the subject is ‘kids’, so I decided to do this one! Would you add one of the little bugs to the front? Or are you like me and say ‘less is more’ and let it shine on it’s own? Please let me know what you think!

As always, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Wiggle Worm

Inks:
Memento Black
Versamark
Merry Merlot
Blends: Highland Heather combo, Balmy Blue Lt

Paper:
Highland Heather 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Merry Merlot 5 1/4″ x 4″ scraps for mushrooms
Balmy Blue 5″ x 3 3/4″
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″, scraps for sentiment
Garden Green scraps for grass

Misc:
Chalk Marker
White Embossing Powder
Heat tool
Wink of Stella
Dimensionals

So, what do you think? Do you agree with me? That these bugs are just too cute!? My favorite part is the Mushrooms! They just make me smile.

I hope you enjoyed this post. Come back later in week to see what ELSE I am making in the Kid class! Keep in mind that I’m not always talking about ‘little’ kids! My Granddaughter will LOVE the one I’ll show you later! Am I a stinker trying to entice you to come back?! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by! If you are looking for a Demo in the United States, I will do whatever I can do to help you make your own creations! Below you will see all the supplies in picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store! For every order you make from $35 + you will receive from me 2 sets of Tutorials of over 45 just as my thank you!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Masculine card By the Dock

Hey Guys,

Here’s a Masculine card using the Stampin’ Up! stamp set By the Dock for you! If you missed my last one, check it out here.

The last masculine card had a LOT more sponging and this one has a little sponging and I think it’s much simpler! They are both great cards but this one makes me happier…..not sure why, maybe you can tell me? Here is my card for today:

I LOVE how I colored this!

This is a CASE (Copy And Share Everywhere) from L’atelier De Mag, here is her card so you can see how I changed little things to make it mine:

My shore is more pronounced, but you can definitely see that I got my idea from here! Thank you L’atelier for your inspiration, I love it! The cardstock was changed up too, I LOVE using Early Espresso cardstock as a Base for my handmade cards.

For my inside I wanted to make it just as serene as the front:

Isn’t this card one you would like to receive in the mail? I absolutely love, love, love it!

As usual, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
By the Dock Bundle
A Great Man

Inks:
Early Espresso
Balmy Blue
Old Olive
Blends: Bronze, Combo Crumb Cake, Dk Granny Apple Green, Lt Smoky Slate, Dk Old Olive

Paper:
Early Espresso 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Garden Green 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2)
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″ (x2), 2 1/4″ sq (for boat)
Crumb Cake scraps for oars (sponge over oars after they are cut out to bring out the texture with either Early Espresso or Soft Suede)

Misc:
Glue dots
Linen Thread
sponges/daubers

Also, you will see all these supplies in picture form under my name, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store. If you choose me as your Demonstrator and purchase from me, I will send you a file that has tutorials for 35 + cards plus a homemade card as a thank you!

Hope you enjoyed your visit and that you come back soon!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Gang’s All Meer Double Slider Easel Card

Hey Guys,

I’m sure that you have seen around the Double Slider Easel Cards, I saw them too, and tried my hand at it! Using The Gang’s All Meer Stamp set from Stampin’ Up! was a no brainer for me. They are so stinkin’ cute! Plus, the sentiment says “Happy Birthday to a STAND-UP friend”, thought it would be perfect to have a stand up card! LOL

Also I used the SU! set Mountain Air, because I thought they would make a great backdrop for those adorable MeerKats! The Belly band is stamped with the cactus and colored with Blends. I tried so hard to find a fitting Designer Series Paper (DSP) that would fit with these cuties, but alas I couldn’t! So, what is a crafter to do? Make their own DSP! 🙂

Here is my card, you’ll see a few pics since I want to show you all the angles:

This can open fuller, the sentiment is on the pull out. Can you see that this is open on it’s own?
sideways view
Inside

Cute right? I like it, depending on what everyone says at my classes is whether or not we make this in a class. It’s a little over the top, meaning it takes some time to get all the pieces together and put in the right place. BUT, it was super fun once I got the gist of it! Thanks go to Frenchie for her video! I may make a video if you would like to see it, just let me know!

As usual, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
The Gang’s All Meer
Mountain Air

Inks:
Smoky Slate (mountains)
Old Olive (trees and cactus/lizard)
Early Espresso (meerkats)
Soft Suede (behind Meerkats and cactus on belly band)
Balmy Blue (sky)
Blends: Crumb Cake combo, Old Olive light, Mango Melody combo

Paper:
Whisper White thick 4 1/4″ x 11″
Whisper White 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″, 3″ x 4″, 1 1/2″ x 9 1/2″ for banner & for Extra banner if you make a full card: 1″ x 9 1/2″
[2 3/4″ x 1″ (scored @ 1/2″ each end), 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ scored @ 1/2″, 1 1/2″ x 1/2″ scored @ 1/2″ & 1″…..for mechanisms]
Balmy Blue 4″ x 5 1/4″

Misc:
1″ circle punch
sponges
Simply scored

So, what do you think? Is this something you want to make for yourself!? I hope you give it a try!

Below you will see in picture form all the supplies needed for this card. Just click on any of them and you will be taken to my Online Store! Anytime you purchase from me, you will receive from me a file FULL of tutorials for you to use! There are usually 40 or more, but I like to promise 35…….don’t want to disappoint anyone! I will also send you a handmade card as a thank you! Every time you order you will get these as my thanks to you! If you live in the US and would like to use me as your Demonstrator, use away! LOL

Thanks for stopping by, hope you enjoyed your visit!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Who doesn’t love a Palm Tree!?

Hey Guys,

First off, I want to thank you for sticking with me. I haven’t always been consistent with my blogging, but I HAVE been consistent with my classes. If you would like to do any of my classes let me know, I love to make cards and decorations and would love to have you join me!

Second, the card I am going to show you today is one that I somewhat cased (which means that I saw a card, loved it but changed it up just a little), this one was inspired by Michele Zindorf. She is very awesome but not everyone can do what she does, so I try to bring it down to what I would hope with some guidance anyone can do! Here is her card:

My card is one that fits in a regular envelope, that was my main objective……make this card, but have it fit into an envelope I have.

What I love about her card is that you really get to see the basket weave background, since I had to make mine smaller you get a hint of that!

Here is my card:

Not sure if I have told you this in the past, but my husband has a virtual tropical paradise in our yards, here in North Carolina! I grew up in SoCal, we and go to Disney World all the time and we both love how tropical it is. So, of course I naturally gravitate towards tropical stamps…..this one REALLY called to me! I hope you love how this came out as much as I do!

Here is the inside of this card:

Now, here is the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Timeless Tropical

Inks:
Garden Green (marker and pad)
Balmy Blue
Soft Suede (marker and ink pad)
Pacific Point
Crushed Curry (marker)

Paper:
Early Espresso 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 3 5/8″ x 4 3/4″
Crumb Cake 5 1/4″ x 4″
Whisper White 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (x2), 5 1/4″ x 4″ (for inside card)

Misc:
Layering Ovals (3 1/4″)
sponges
Dimensionals
Basket Weave 3D folder

Below you will see pictures of all the supplies that I used, click on any of them to be taken to my Online Store. I am a Demonstrator with Stampin’ Up! in the US, if you are in need of a demo, I would love to be yours! If you purchase from me, I will send you a handmade card PLUS I will send you a file FULL of tutorials (at the least there will be 35! more than likely more!)

I hope you enjoyed your visit today! Please come back to see me!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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FOURTH Free Card if you purchase Painted Poppies Bundle

Hey Guys!

Here I am once again, I am on a roll with my postings! WooHoo for me! Today I am going to share with you a card I made using the Painted Poppies stamp set from Stampin’ Up! This is one of 5 cards that you can do if you purchase the Painted Poppies bundle from me. 3 of the cards are if you purchase the stamp set but you get all FIVE if you get the bundle! I am in the process of showing all 5, later this week you will see the last one, so make sure and come back!

The inspiration for this card was Becca Santos, I changed up a lot so I’m not even sure you would recognize that I was inspired by her card, but I want to give credit where it’s due! Here is her card:

I just realized putting this on, that the other card is where I got the idea for one of my other cards! Sorry Becca that I didn’t give you credit for that one!

Here is my card for today:

I used the Crinkled Seam Binding for the bow, but I colored it first with a Poppy Parade Blend! Isn’t it pretty?! You can’t see it on this picture, but I used Wink of Stella on the flowers and WOW, that makes it really pop in person!

When I am looking at other’s blogs, I always want to know the measurements and everything that is included to make that card. So, in honor of me, here are the specifics to this card:

Stamps:
Painted Poppies
Peaceful Moments

Inks:
Memento Black
Blends: Poppy Parade Dark, Mossy Meadow combo, Crumb Cake light
Crumb Cake (for sponging)

Paper:
Basic Black 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″
Noble Peacock Foil 5 1/4″ x 4″
Whisper White 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″

Misc:
Peaceful Poppies Sequins
Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding
Layered Leaves 3D Folder
MultiPurpose Liquid Glue
Wink of Stella

Below you will see all these supplies in picture form, if you click on any of the pictures you will be taken to my OnLine Store. And if you purchase anything from me you will receive from me 40 +/- tutorials that change every month. So, each and every month you buy from me you will get new Tutorials! Also, if you buy the Painted Poppies stamp set you will get a pdf of the 3 free cards, and if you buy the bundle you’ll get a pdf of all five!

Don’t forget to come back later this week so see the final card!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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