Lots of Greens – CTC238

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Hi Friends!

We’ve been dying to go back to the beach this summer. It’s been hot and muggy in our little town and we are miserable! But summertime blues have got us down. Our van stopped working and we’ve been busy planning a huge garage sale this weekend as a fundraiser for my daughter’s funding to go on a 6 month mission trip!

I’m taking a break and playing with some greens today for the Casing The Catty Challenge. The designer series paper called Garden Lane is full of beautiful shades of green.

This week we are casing the Garden Lane DSP (use the colours of the DSP as inspiration and layouts from pages 36-38 and 40-41) – Garden Green, Mint Macaron, Mossy Meadow, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalogue.

I’ve chosen to CASE the card on page 41. I’ve changed it up a bit by using a different stamp set.

Page 41 of the Annual Catalog

I’ve used the octopus because it reminded me of the beach I’m missing. Also, I came across these old photos of my now 18 year olds from when they were 12 and holding this tiny octopus.

Aren’t these awesome photos?

Hope you are having a fun summer! Stay Cool!

Jenn


Global Stamping Friends – Color Feature

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Hi and Welcome back to another month of awesome projects made by demonstrators from around the world. You are visiting me, Jenn Charles at BFF Stampers.  This month we thought we’d challenge ourselves with a color feature.  I really liked this idea and will be featuring a color monthly.  This month for the Global Stamping Friends hop we decided on the color Call Me Clover.  I’ve fallen in love with this color while using it these past couple days.  It is a beautiful bright green. We were allowed to also use black & white in our designs.

For both of my cards I used the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper.  I love the bold prints on the back but it also has some black and white designs on the opposite side.  And I love the 1/8″ size of the ribbon.  It’s my favorite size as you will also see in the next card. There is a list of all the products I used in these two cards down below.

In this card I used the 1/8″ Whisper White ribbon.  I told you I loved that size ribbon.  The pop of Call Me Clover adds so much to this card.  This stamp and die cuts are from the Stitched All Around Bundle.

I hope you found some inspiration to try this bold In-Color.  Next up in the blog is Amanda Farlinger.  Click on the arrow below to go to her blog.  Scroll to the bottom on the page if you’d like to see a list of everyone in the hop.

Thanks for stopping by,
Your BFF,
Jenn

 

Blog Hop Roll Call

  1. Amber Thompson
  2. Tricia Butts
  3. Anastasia Radloff
  4. Karie Beglau
  5. Susan Simpson
  6. Anja Reuss
  7. Kimberley Morris
  8. Lisa Ann Bernard
  9. Libby Dyson
  10. Marieke Bart
  11. Jan Musselman
  12. Angélique Stempelkeuken
  13. Jenn Curtis Charles
  14. Amanda Farlinger
  15. Narelle Fasulo

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September:
8th – Stamp Camp (RSVP by 7th)
16th – Abstract Impressions Product Class (RSVP by 9th)
17th – Team BFF Meeting (RSVP by 15th)
21st – Timeless Tidings Christmas Kit Class (RSVP by 14th)

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Global Stamping Friends – 2 Year Anniversary Hop!

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Hi friends!  Welcome to the Global Stamping Friends Two Year Anniversary Hop!  I can’t believe we’ve been hopping for 2 years already!  I’ve been a demonstrator for almost 3 years now! I am blessed to have Stampin’ Up! a part of my life.  Stampin’ Up! gives me the opportunity to meet new like-minded people and make them life-long friends.  This month’s theme is anything we want to do!  I’m making some coasters to give out to some of those friends that I’ve made.

I’m using the Waterfront stamp set again because I love it!  It’s perfect for a silhouette type scene on these coasters.  I’ve stamped the scene in our retired Archival Black ink pad. I would recommend the Staz On black pad now.  I let them dry and then I painted them with Mod Podge to make them shiny and so the condensation of the drinks do not get into the coaster.  I used ceramic coasters.

I hope you like them and I really hope my friends like them.  See you next month in September for our Color Challenge!

Your BFF,
Jenn

Click on the Next button to go see what Lisa Ann Barnard has made and if you’d like to go out of order, there is a list of all the hop participants below.

Anniversary Bloghop Roll Call

1.Lisa Ann Bernard
2. Narelle Fasulo
3. Amanda Farlinger
4. Anja Reuss
5. Amber Thompson
6. Tricia Butts
7. Kimberley Anne Morris
8. Karie Beglau
9. Angélique Stempelkeuken
10. Marieke Bart
11. Sarah Mcdermott
12. Jenn Curtis Charles   <——-You are here

 


New Catalog goes LIVE today!!!!

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Today is the DAY!! The 2018-2019 Annual Catalog is LIVE!!!  If you have not received your catalog yet and do not have a demonstrator, contact me!  I will get you a catalog.  In my opinion, this is the best catalog yet!

Welcome to the Global Stamping Friends June Bloghop.  You are visiting Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  Our theme this month is anything new!  Of course it is!  Today is the kick-off of the New Catalog!  I’m very excited if you can’t tell.

All the cards I make are the normal size.  They might be a fancy fold or a note card size or 3×3, as long as we sell the base, I’ll make the size.  The card I’m making today is from the Delightfully Detailed Memories & More Card Pack.  Stampin’ Up! has come out with card bases and envelopes that fit the 4×6 or 3×4 cards in the Memories & More Packs.  I’m so excited about that!  Here is my sample of a 4×6 card base using those cards.  This card has no ink or stamping on it!  The Memories & More card packs make it so easy to make a quick card.

Don’t you love these colors?  They are returning In-Colors, Mint Macaron and Blackberry Bliss.  So pretty!

I used a new punch called the Detailed Trio Punch and I cut the detailed laser cut flower from the aptly named Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper 🙂  It is white on one side and vanilla on the other.  It comes with 4 pieces of each of these 2 designs.

I hope you liked my card and visit all the people in the hop to see brand new products from the new catalog!

Up next is Karie Beglau.  I know she will have something amazing for you to see!

I’m on my way to our church retreat today for the weekend and it’s all about Choosing JOY!

John 15:11 – “These things I have spoken to you, that MY JOY may remain in you, and your Joy may be full”

Choose Joy!

Your BFF,
Jenn