Global Stamping Friends – Occasions Catalog Blog Hop

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Welcome to January 2018 Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop!  We are showing off new items for the new spring catalog, Occasions and the Sale-A-Bration mini!  Don’t forget, for every $50 you spend, you receive an item free in the Sale-A-Bration catalog!

There are so many beautiful sets in this catalog.  I’ve chosen Waterfront.

It has such a great scenic look and it is so easy!

Isn’t it pretty? I’ve used some Wink of Stella on the water to make it sparkly.

If you haven’t had a chance to see the new Occasions Catalog click HERE and the Sale-A-Bration mini is HERE.

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Click on the Next Button to go see what the talented Anita Wifladt has made for us.

Scroll to the end for a list of everyone participating today.  Thanks for hopping along!

Your BFF,
Jenn

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):
January 9th – Occasions and SAB Kick Off Open House – various times throughout the day, check FB – Cost FREE
January 19th – Bday Cards Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Cost $25
January 28th – Stampin’ Up! BINGO with Jenn and Dawn – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $30

February 3rd – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $25
February 25th – Lots of Happy Card Kit Project Class – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $42.  Add on full set of Watercolor Pencils – $60 + FREE SAB item

 

Lisa Ann Bernard
Amanda Farlinger
Anastasia Radloff
Jan Musselman
Karie Beglau
Kimberley Anne Morris
Libby Dyson
Tricia Butts
Ellen Woodbridge
Jenn Curtis Charles
Anita Wifladt
Kristie Neal Walthall
Courtenay Heuston
Rebecca Urban
Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
Lisa Hardie
Cheryl Algie
Marieke Bart
Amanda Bates
Angelique Stempelkeuken
Rachel Macleod
Georgia Missy Aubrey-Gaydos
Lisa Henderson
Sarah McDermott


Sale-A-Bration Kick Off Blog Hop

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Wow Wow Wow!  It’s finally here!  The 2018 Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration catalogs are FINALLY here!!!  I’m so excited to be a part of this hop with these amazing, talented demonstrators.  We’ve got a fantastic assortment of creativity to share with you.  I’m praying that after you finish hopping through, you will be just as excited as I am about all the wonderfully exclusive things YOU can earn for FREE with a $50 order starting tomorrow!

I’ve got a couple Sale-A-Bration items myself that I was able to get early as a perk of being a demonstrator.  My most favoritest (is that even a word?) of them all is a stamp set called Epic Celebrations.  For those of you that don’t know, I have two teenage daughters in my home.  They always need a card and all of mine are either too flowery or too plain.  Every once in a while they will really like a card.  This new stamp set is perfect for teenage b-day cards.  Or just the occasional, hey, I have to give you a card because my mom said, card. It’s cool and that makes me cool.  HA!

Introducing Epic Celebrations:

Take note of the beautiful colors of that scrapbook paper behind the stamp set.  That is also something you can earn for FREE in the Sale-A-Bration brochure, it’s called the Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series paper.

Here’s what I’ve come up with using these 2 products together.

This turquoise glimmer paper is from the Occasions Catalog.  It matches perfectly with Bermuda Bay colored designer series paper.  I colored the converse shoes with the Pool Party Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers.  I love these markers!

I hope you fall in love with this stamp set like I did.  Hop along and check out all the fun ideas using the Sale-A-Bration items. Scroll to the bottom for upcoming classes and ways to earn even MORE FREE stuff!


Need a Catalog?  If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would love to send you a catalog and get you hooked on papercrafting!  Contact me and I’ll send you out the catalog with a surprise!

The Occasions Catalog goes live tomorrow!  A couple options to earn more FREE stuff!
***Host a party with $250 in sales and you can receive at least $50 in FREE product of your choice!

***Collect orders (or put in your own order) of $100 and join me in a Catalog Hostess Party.  I need 10 friends to host a $1,000 party and you will all receive a share of the Hostess Benefits.

***Want it all?  Did you know that you can sign up to be on Team BFF and you will receive a discount of 20% on everything you order and get the perks of being first to see everything and first to order it? Starting tomorrow, you can get $125 worth of product for $99 with FREE Shipping AND you will also receive 2 FREE stamp sets of your choice!

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):
January 9th – Occasions and SAB Kick Off Open House – various times throughout the day, check FB – Cost FREE
January 19th – Bday Cards Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Cost $25
January 28th – Stampin’ Up! BINGO with Jenn and Dawn – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $30

February 3rd – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $20
February 16th – Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $25
February 25th – Lots of Happy Card Kit Project Class – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $42.  Add on full set of Watercolor Pencils – $60 + FREE SAB item

 


International Highlights December Winners Blog Hop – Love Again!

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I am so honored to announce that I submitted a card into Kylie Bertucci’s International Highlights for November and won top 10!  The link to that blog post is HERE. The reward is a special hop with just the top 10 submissions using the same theme: Love.

So today I’ve made a card using the Merry Cafe stamp set along with the Coffee Cafe set to make a gift card holder for a friend of mine.  We both LOVE Starbucks and each other!

I embossed the sentiment and the heart using gold embossing powder. I love all the bling on this card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Coffee Break designer series paper is perfect with these little hearts to show my affection (for coffee) and my friend.

I hope you enjoyed my card.  Thank you so much for voting for me so I can be in this special hop.  Follow along in the lineup below and see what the other talented winners made.

Your BFF,

Jenn

Reminder!! Today is the day to reserve your Stamparatus! Log into your account and out in your credit card info. You will not be charged until it ships which should be in March or April depending on first reserved,  first served.

Reserve here!

Here’s a video with more information.

 


Global Stamping Friends – Festive Celebrations

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Happy December!  December! Already!  Where has the year gone?

Welcome to this month’s Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop featuring Festive Celebrations!  These ladies never cease to amaze me with their creativity and the projects they come up with every month.

For my project, I’ve come up with a card and tag idea with a coordinating box.  I made it less feminine because it will be for my husband’s friend.  Coming up with manly ideas is very hard for me.  Do you struggle with that?

I coordinated them all using the Colorful Seasons Designer Series Pack.  The Christmas tree came from our timeless Lovely as a Tree stamp set.  It’s been around forever!

The Happy Christmas banner stamp is from a newer stamp set called Labels to Love.  You can find a list of everything I used down below.

These boxes are really easy to make.  They are very convenient for gift packaging year round, making them any size you need.

To make this box I used:
Thick Whisper White cardstock – 8×8 scored at 2 inches on all 4 sides.
Designer Series Paper – 6×6 scored at 1 inch on all sides.
Fold all the score lines. You will have 4 square corners on both pieces.  Cut one side to the line and adhere it together.  I like to use tear & tape so my box won’t dare to fall apart even with heavier items inside.

I CASE’d this card from a card in our Annual Catalog on Page 141 for the CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge #156.  I love challenging myself to come up with something new while also making it easier by using something already done! Does that make sense!  LOL.

I hope you got some inspiration from my card and gift packaging idea today.  Thank you for hopping along.  Click on the NEXT arrow to check out the talented creations by Marieke Bart.  There is a Roll call of everyone hopping today below for your convenience.

Your BFF,

Jenn

 

BlogHop RollCall

  1. Anita Wifladt
  2. Rebecca Urban
  3. Libby Dyson
  4. Jan Musselman
  5. . Lisa Ann Bernard
  6. Karie Beglau
  7. Amanda Farlinger
  8. Kimberley Anne Morris
  9. Tricia Butts
  10. Amanda Bates
  11. Kristie Neal Walthall
  12. Anastasia Radloff
  13. Erica Jones
  14. Jenn Charles Curtis
  15. Marieke Bart
  16. Courtenay Heuston
  17. Angelique Stempelkeuken
  18. Sarah McDermott

 

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):

Dec 2th – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio

Dec 8th – Be Merry Kit Class

Dec 10th – Bags, Tags and Boxes Class

Take Advantage of the Year End Sales Event with all the info on what is retiring for the year and some special discounted items!  Click on the picture below to be taken to my website.