Tropical Oasis Suite by Stampin’ Up!

Tropical Oasis Suite by Stampin' Up!

Tropical Oasis Suite by Stampin’ Up!

The Tropical Oasis Suite in Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2020 Mini Catalog is one of my favorites! I’m always drawn to palm trees, pineapples, hibiscus, and flamingos. Who doesn’t want to be taken to somewhere warm and magical?

The card below (created by a friend) uses a host of products from this suite, which can be found beginning on page 39 of the catalog. Click below to view the catalog contents.

January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Timeless Tropical (153811)
  • PAPER – Whisper White Thick (140272), Whisper White (100730), Early Espresso (119686), Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper (151252)
  • INK – Grapefruit Grove (147142), Old Olive from Regals Stampin’ Write Markers (147155), Early Espresso from Neutrals Stampin’ Write Markers (147158)
  • OTHER – 5/16 Braided Burlap Trim, Basic Pearl Jewels (144219), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430), Paper Trimmer (152392), Paper Snips (103579), Snail (104332)

 

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Whisper White Thick – 4 ¼” x 11”, scored and folded at 5 ½”
  • Whisper White – scrap for flower & palm trees
  • Early Espresso – 4” x 5 ¼”, 2 5/8” x 4 1/8”, scrap for aloha
  • Green pattern DSP – 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Flower pattern DSP – 2 ½” x 4”
  • Braided Trim – 5”

 

Instructions:

  • Color the bases of Palm Trees with Early Espresso Marker
  • Color the top of the Palm Trees with Old Olive Marker
  • Exhale on the stamp to remoisten the markers, stamp on Whisper White scrap
  • Cut out trees with Dies
  • Stamp smaller flower with Grapefruit Grove ink pad on Whisper White scrap, cut out with dies
  • Adhere the green DSP to the Early Espresso layer with Snail
  • Run a thin line of Liquid glue across the center of the layers and add Braided Trim
  • Wrap Braided Trim around sides and adhere on the back with Liquid Glue
  • Adhere the Early Espresso/DSP to card front with Liquid Glue
  • Add the flower DSP to the Early Espresso Layer with Snail
  • Add both layers to center of card with Dimensionals
  • Add Palm trees and flower with Liquid Glue
  • Add small Pearl to center of flower
  • Cut out Aloha with Early Espresso scrap and die
  • Add to bottom of card with Liquid Glue

Remember, Sale-A-Bration is ongoing. Make minimum purchases of $50 and $100 (before tax and shipping) and earn your choice of free items. Selections include stamp sets, Designer Series Paper, and more. Earn them all!

Click on any of the graphic links below to be taken directly to my online store. Please let me know if you have questions.

Thanks,

Kim

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Honey Bee Bundle from Stampin’ Up!

Stampin' Up! Honey Bee Bundle

Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Bundle

This is such a fun card using the Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Bundle. It can be found on page 30 in the newly released January-June 2020 Mini Catalog. It also uses the coordinating Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper that can be earned free in Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration with a $50 purchase before tax and shipping.

Sale-A-Bration is one of the most exciting times of the Stampin’ Up! year. With minimum purchases of $50 and $100, you can choose free product from a selection of exclusive rubber stamps, Designer Series Paper, framelits, and more. Would you like to view the offerings. Click to see the catalog below.

2020 Sale-A-Bration Catalog

Here’s a quick tutorial for creating this card.

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Stampin’ Up!’ Honey Bee Bundle (153792), Wiggle Worm (149415)
  • PAPER – Thick Whisper White (140272), Basic Black (121045), Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper (152311), Gold Foil Sheets (132622)
  • INK – Memento Black (132708)
  • OTHER – Classic Label Punch (141491), Daffodil Delight Blends Combo Pack (144603), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

 

Cutting & Scoring: 

  • Thick Whisper White – 4 1/4” x 11”, Score and fold at 5 1/2”, Scraps
  • Basic Black – 3 1/4” x 4 1/4”
  • Gold Foil Sheets – Scrap
  • DSP – 3” x 4”

 

Instructions:

  • Die-Cut “Hive” shape from center of DSP piece and save for another project. Color stripes on any bees on your panel with blends. 
  • Die-Cut “nested hexagons” from scrap of Gold Foil and adhere behind the cut-out hive.
  • With Liquid Glue, adhere this piece to black card stock layer and adhere to the card front. Fill in some of the empty hexagons with the pieces leftover after die-cutting.
  • Stamp 3 bees, in memento black, onto scrap of whisper white. Color stripes with blends.  Die-cut bees and attach to card front with dimensionals.
  • Stamp “you amazzze me” on whisper white scrap and punch out with Classic Label Punch. Adhere to card front with Dimensionals, as shown.

Click on any of the graphics below to be taken directly to my online store where you can purchase the supplies to make this card at home.

Thanks for stopping by today.

Kim

 

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Five Reasons to Purchase Starter Kit

You enjoy paper crafting and love creating and sending greeting cards. You love surprising your friends, relatives, and co-workers with handcrafted treats. Have you considered purchasing Stampin’ Up!’s Starter Kit?

Here are the top five reasons to purchase the Starter Kit:

  1. It’s a fabulous deal. Select your choice of $125 worth of products for just $99. It’s all shipped free. In addition, through March 31, receive a stamp set of any value free, as well as a mini paper cutter and a 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Sampler Stack.
  2. Once you’ve ordered your Starter Kit, you receive a minimum 20 percent discount on all future purchases, with the ability to earn up to a 25 percent discount. You’re not required to host parties or workshops; just enjoy your discount.
  3. You receive sneak peeks of catalogs and upcoming products and have the opportunity to pre-order new crafting supplies before others.
  4. You gain access to exclusive Stampin’ Up! resources and a demonstrator-only Facebook group filled with a host of crafting inspiration.
  5. You also receive invitations to Stampin’ Up! gatherings that are filled with energy, new product, presentations, and give-aways.
  6. You become part of my awesome team, Kim’s Paper Krafters. We have a members-only Facebook group filled with friendship, encouragement, and inspiration. (As part of my team, you also have access to resources offered by Tami White.)

Ok, so there are more than five reasons to purchase the Starter Kit. Have questions? Contact me and I’ll tell you all about it. Or click here to join. You’ll need your wish list handy as well as your social security number.

 

I recently celebrated my nine-year anniversary with Stampin’ Up! I’ve made new friends and have met people from everywhere! I’ve even earned two of Stampin’ Up!’s awesome incentive trips. You can choose to build a business or just enjoy your discount. The choice is yours! What do you have to lose?

Thanks for stopping by today.

Kim

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