Global Stamping Friends – Extraordinary Bloghop!

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Welcome to a special edition of the Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop – Exciting Times!  You are visiting Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  Thank you for stopping by. We are giving you sneak peeks today of the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog.  I have a few stamp sets I got for attending our OnStage event and I got a couple things on a pre-order also.  The stamp set I’m going to show you is a hostess set and it’s called Hand Delivered.  It is very versatile with 7 different sentiments.

I stamped her in Memento Black Ink and colored her with the Stampin’ Blends which will be available again in the new catalog.

Here’s a close up of some new designer series paper called Share What You Love.  It’s gorgeous with pearl-y accents all throughout the different sheets and it has 4 each of 6 double sided designs.  It’s on a pre-order right now so if you’d like to get it, you can join my Team OR wait until May 1 and get it in a bundle!

Here’s a peek inside the card.

Click on the photo below for the Early Release information regarding the Share What You Love Suite.  Unfortunately, this adorable hostess set is not on this release, but you can get her (after June 1st) when you host a party with $150 in sales.  I would love to party with you either at your house or my house or online as a Facebook party.  Contact me and we will plan a date!

Thank you for hopping with me today.  Next up is Angelique.  Her projects are always so incredible.

See you soon,

Your BFF,
Jenn

  1. Bloghop Roll Call – Exciting Times

Don’t forget about the retiring items and the new items that have been discounted on the Clearance Rack.

SHOP HERE

Upcoming Classes:

April 28th – 6 p.m. – Perennial Birthday Project Kit.  RSVP by 21st with Payment HERE on FB.

May 5th – 6 p.m. – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio – 10 cards, 2 each of 5 designs. $20 or FREE with qualifying order.

 


April 2018 Stamp ‘N Hop – Retiring Annual Catty Favorites

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I can’t believe another annual catalog is almost up (May 31st) and a brand new one is coming out with a ton of new stuff!  I went last weekend to OnStage and got the new Catalog and let me tell you, you are going to love it!  But today, we are here to talk about what we will miss the most!

Thank you for joining me today.  You are visiting Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  I have so many favorites that are retiring so it was too hard to pick just one.  So I’ve made a few cards with colors and stamp sets that I believe are must have’s in your craft room.

Rose Wonder is a beautiful stamp set with some wonderful greetings that I use so much. I will really miss this set. It coordinates with a matching thinlit set that is retiring also.  For this card, I’ve heat embossed the rose stamp with white embossing powder and then used Brusho and my Aqua Painter to make the vibrant colors.  I’ve used Peekaboo Peach (retiring) on one and Real Red and Wild Wasabi (retiring) on the other.  Below is a close-up of the red one.  I stamped it onto Shimmery White cardstock.  It’s so fancy.  It’s my first time using this cardstock and I love the all over glimmer.

Can you see the sparkle on the leaves?  I love the way the Brusho looks on these leaves also.

My next stamp set is called Butterfly Basics along with the Butterflies Thinlit Dies. All the butterfly sets that we’ve had coordinate so beautifully!  I’m really sad to see all these butterflies retiring.  I use them often.

I’ve paired it here with Peekaboo Peach again and Pear Pizzazz.  If you haven’t been able to tell yet, Peekaboo Peach is my favorite In-Color that is retiring.  But a little secret, they are bringing back one of my old In-Color favorites, Coastal Cabana and making it a core color!  So it makes it a little easier to let it go.

The color on this last one is a little harder to let go.  It’s soft sky.  I’ve just recently started using this color a lot more and now it’s retiring.  I’ve paired it here with Crumb Cake and the stamp set So Many Shells.  I just got this set a few months ago from a friend.  This is actually the first time I’ve used it.  I’ll be keeping it for awhile because it’s a perfect set to lift a friend up.

A list of everything I’ve used on these cards is below.

So now that I’ve told you a little about the color re-vamp, here’s an image to show you all the retiring colors.  There are quite a few core colors retiring along with the 2016-2018 In-Colors and Stampin’ Up! has changed around the colors in the core groups.  I think you will really like the change.  One more thing they’ve done is change the stamp pad itself.  It’s a lot easier to open, a new pad that doesn’t foam up and they are stackable!  I know you will love them as much as I do.

Here are the retiring colors.  Keep an eye out on Monday for an email all about the color re-vamp and the new colors.  Sign up for my newsletter if you aren’t already receiving my emails.

Are any of these your favorites?  Protect your investment you’ve already made by stocking up before they sell out.  Don’t forget the cardstock, ink refill and coordinating accessories.

Here are the retiring lists of Everything retiring!

AC Retired List-US

OCC Retired List-US

Use the hostess code below to SHOP through the 15th to get a surprise from me in the mail.  If your order is over $150, do not use this hostess code!  You will qualify for your own rewards!

Thank you for checking out this month’s Stamp ‘N Hop.  Next up in the hop is Idonna Miller.

Happy Hopping,

Jenn

Here’s the list of everyone participating this month, click on the names below if you want to hop around.

Kayla Adams

Amy Grendel

Tracie Evans Langley

Cheryl Taylor

Linda Hadford

Susan Simpson

Laurie Meier

Christina Walker

Britney Vander Laan

Lisa Kmiec

Melissa Kerman

Kirsten Aitchison

Tracey Gouraud

Rachel Traudt

Ilka Teschke

Danielle Kassing

Mo Rootes

Kim Smith

Courtenay Heuston

Jenn Charles

Idonna Miller

Terry Montgomery

Joanne Hodge

Sandra Roberts

Laura Mackie

Mikaela Titheridge

Karen Pearmain

Tracy Lewis


Stamp N’ Hop – Sale-A-Bration Round 2!

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Welcome to this month’s Stamp ‘N Hop with demonstrators from all over the world.  You are visiting me, Jenn Charles.  This month’s theme is 2nd Release Sale-A-Bration items.  Have you seen the beautiful new designer series paper called Springtime Foils Specialty DSP?  It’s absolutely gorgeous.

I’ve seen so many beautiful variations of color used to alter this paper.  I love it just the way it is though so today there will be no color added.  You can check out another post I did where I colored the paper HERE.

The flower and sentiment are from a stamp set in the Occasions Catalog called Beautiful Day. I just got them a few days ago and I think they are my new favorite!  I heat embossed both in copper embossing powder to bring out the gorgeous dots from the DSP although the dots themselves look Rose Gold.  I’m hoping it will be a new foil color released in the next catalog.  All items in the Sale-A-Bration brochures are until supplies last and you do not want to miss out on this paper.  I wish you could see it in person.

I’m having a Brusho Technique product class featuring this amazing stamp set on March 18th.  RSVP by tomorrow if you’d like to come or would like a kit.  You can learn more about this class and other upcoming classes on my Facebook page BFF Stampers.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  Click on the button below to check out what Laura Mackie has made for us today.

Stamp ‘N Hop March Blog Hop Master List
Ilka Teschke – https://wp.me/p4Tobv-ld
Joanne Hodge – https://wp.me/p7UkO4-gM
Melissa Tennison – https://wp.me/p9MH0-Qa
Sharleen Luciano – https://wp.me/p8rVfG-Gn

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):

March
10th – Stamp Camp – Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m.-9 p.m. – $25 RSVP with payment by 3/9
18th – Brusho Technique Product Class (Contact for details) – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – 2 options from $45 or $75 RSVP with payment by 3/10
21st – Fancy Fold Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 3/20
23rd – Open Crop at Sew Easy Studio – $5 – Contact Barbara Jean for more info – (760) 654-3448
30th – Birthday Card SAS Bash – My House – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – $9 RSVP by 3/27
Any order during the month of March will receive a Birthday Gift Grab Bag (worth $10) from me to celebrate my Birthday!! (When ordering online, use Hostess Code QWPKZC9R).

April
4th – Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 4/3
14th – Stamp Camp – Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – $25 RSVP with payment by 4/13
18th – Fancy Fold/3D Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 4/17
22nd – Perennial Birthday Project Kit Class – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – 3 options from $36 – $81. RSVP by 4/12


Global Stamping Friends – Color Challenge

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Welcome to another month of creativity with the Global Stamping Friends.  You are at BFF Stampers with Jenn Charles in California, USA.  This month’s hop is a challenge featuring a Color Theme!

This Color Challenge was hard for me because I was in a springtime frame of mind and couldn’t wrap my mind around these colors.  Then I thought, they’d be beautiful with that Sale-a-Bration stamp set called Beautiful Peacock, but I don’t own that one yet..

So I really had to think on this one and this is what I came up with:

We have many, many birthdays to celebrate this month.  One of them is for a friend of ours who is turning 5!  He is going to love this card.

One of my favorite things to do is to make my background paper with stamps.  I do love our designer series paper but sometimes you need other themes and the best way to do that is to make it yourself.

Here’s a close up of the dino popped up using our dimensionals.

I hope you enjoyed my card using the colors, Lemon Lime Twist, Island Indigo, and Early Espresso.  Speaking of Espresso, I think I’ll go make a coffee card for my nieces birthday which is next week.  Stay tuned all month for some exciting birthday offers!

Next up on the hop is Amanda Farlinger.  I can’t wait to see what’s she’s made.  There’s a list below of all the participants if you’d like to hop around. Happy Hopping!

Your BFF,

Jenn

GSF Blog Hop Participants March 2018 – Colour Challenge

 

  1. Jan Musselman 
  2. Karie Beglau 
  3. Libby Dyson
  4. LIsa Ann Bernard 
  5. Anastasia Radloff 
  6. Tricia Butts 
  7. Amanda Bates 
  8. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
  9. Claudia Perry
  10. Jenn Curtis Charles 
  11. Amanda Farlinger 
  12. Courtenay Heuston 
  13. Angélique Stempelkeuken
  14. Kimberley Anne Morris
  15. Marieke Bart
  16. Georgia Missy Aubrey-Gaydos
  17. Amber Thompson
  18. Sarah Mcdermott

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):

March

7th – Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 3/6
10th – Stamp Camp – Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m.-9 p.m. – $25 RSVP with payment by 3/9
18th – Product Based Class – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – TBD RSVP with payment by 3/10
21st – Fancy Fold Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 3/20
23rd – Birthday Card SAS Bash – My House – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – $9 RSVP by 3/20

April

4th – Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 4/3
14th – Stamp Camp – Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – $25 RSVP with payment by 4/13
18th – Fancy Fold/3D Technique Class – Sew Easy Studio – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – $5 RSVP by 4/17
22nd – Perennial Birthday Project Kit Class – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – 3 options from $36 – $81. RSVP by 4/12