I’m not gonna lie, I was a little tired today! I guess 3 1/2 hours of sleep isn’t enough! LOL! I’m going to make it point not to do that again. I did manage to drag myself through the day, it wasn’t especially busy which was welcome I can tell you! I do miss the lack of humidity in Utah. It was in the 80’s here yesterday and felt more like 100! I have a few more Convention pictures for you. The first one is my sweet friend Anita from Canada. She is so nice, she brought me Smarties and I just love her hat!
This lovely lady is Amy from the home office. She is actually in the 2014-2015 Annual Catalog. They featured her wedding pictures in the Project Life by Stampin’ Up! spread!
I still have a few more pictures to post and will add some more tomorrow! When I got home last night I sat down and went to make my card for this week’s Paper Craft Crew challenge and I forgot that we are taking a week off! I decided that I would try something new. I have always looked at the Retro Sketches blog but I have never participated so I thought why not?! Here is this week’s sketch…
I love the way they show the sketch, I think it’s really neat! I also did something that rarely do and that’s use a lot of Brights! My card begins with a base of Daffodil Delight Card Stock and for the background I embossed a piece of Melon Mambo with the Arrows Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. My large flag is a piece of Sweet Taffy Designer Series Paper that I cut out with the Banners Framelits. Some Raspberry Ripple is cut out with two of the Circles Collection Framelits and adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. In the middle is a piece of Tempting Turquoise that I punched out with the 1 3/4″ Scallop Circle Punch. My stamped image is from the Amazing Birthday Stamp Set and is stamped in Tempting Turquoise and punched out with the 1 1/4″ Circle Punch. The greeting is from the Endless Birthday Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set and is stamped in Rich Razzleberry on Pumpkin Pie, the ends are flagged and Stampin’ Dimensionals hod it and the cake to the card. Finally I used my Rich Razzleberry Blendabilities Marker to color a Basic Jewel Rhinestone and I popped it on with the greeting. A very bright happy card, I love the ring around the cake and the greeting is just cool! I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Retro Sketches challenge and the pics of my friends from Convention! Thanks you, as always for dropping by, have a great Wednesday peeps! 🙂
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Stamp Sets: Amazing Birthday Clear Mount and Endless Birthday Wishes Photopolymer
Ink: Tempting Turquoise and Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers: Rich Razzleberry
Card Stock: Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry
Designer Series Paper: Sweet Taffy
Framelits: Banners and Circles Collection
Embossing Folder: Arrows
Punches: 1 3/4″ Scallop Circle and 1 1/4″ Circle
Embellishments: Basic Jewel Rhinestones
Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
The 2014-2015 Annual Catalog is here!! Get your lists ready and place your orders!!
With our personalized stamps you can create a cool address label or even use it for everything from marking your territory on books or other belongings to having a fun way to give a personal touch to gifts and goodies. Click HERE for a PDF of the flyer.
It’s here! The 2014 Occasions Catalog is ready for you to place your order! It’s packed with fun trendy products and quick kits! Click on the image in the sidebar and place your order today!
Need some cards quicky? Stampin’ Up! has a brand new kit that allows you to create 20 cards, all you need is some adhesive and you’re all set. Click here for the Everyday Occasion Card Kit!
Make your own stamp! New Undefined stamp carving kit. Available now! Click here for the PDF.
Check out all of the Photopolymer Stamp Sets! The newest sets are Dear Heart and Christmas Bliss. It’s a completely clear stamping option you are going to love!