Bright birthday wishes

It’s Wednesday and that means another fantastic challenge with the peeps over at Stampin’ Royalty! This week we are playing with color!
My card:
These colors are so bight and vivid. Perfect for birthday wishes! And with the super fun #imbringingbirthdaysback movement going on I thought this would be perfect! I love to send birthday cards to my customers, friends and family. You can never have too many birthday cards!
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TGIF Sketch Challenge

Hi crafters! I am excited to be participating in the sketch challenge over at TGIF Challenge! This week, we were given his layout

 

and this is what I came up with
This card was inspired by a card that Dena Rekow did and when I saw it, I knew I had to try it!
The technique I used for this card was a watercolor wash and I will be teaching it at my monthly technique class on Jan. 23rd. You can RSVP via email or Facebook – I would love to have you. Each class features 2 techniques; One using ink and one using paper. Cost is only $15 and includes 4 cards, envelopes and a 6X6 take home instruction sheet so you can practice what you learn.
The stamp set is the brand new Botanicals for You that is available for FREE when you place a $50 order during Sale-A-Bration. If you would like to place an order you can shop 24/7 at my online store.
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A reason for the season

Happy Saturday everyone! I hope you are having a great holiday weekend. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving and much food was eaten. Friday I did some Black Friday shopping with my favorite teenager and today I had a great day helping people create adorable gift packaging for the holidays.
I have a card to share with you today. This card was created for the SSInk Challenge and it is my first time participating with them. I love the mystery challenge we were given for the week. 

My card:

This stamp set is so easy to use and in my opinion has the best sentiments ever! I stamped the outline in the Stazon ink, stamped the flowers with Real Red, the petals with Pear Pizaaz and then blended each of those colors with a blender pen. I love the soft, watercolor look this set has. 
Thank you so much for stopping by today. You can subscribe to my blog on the right and never miss another post. You can also leave me some blog lovin’ in the form of a comment and let me know what you think of my card.

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113439s

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October D’s Stamping Team USA Give Thanks

Hello everyone! I am so excited to be a guest hopper this month for Darla Robert’s team blog hop. Thank you so much for having me!
Today we are giving thanks for the many blessing we have in our life. I know for my family, we have so much to Give Thanks for.
For this hop, I really wanted to make a card that was quick and easy but also fun. I found these cute little punch art pumpkins on Pinterest (where else!) and knew that I needed to make some while it was still Fall. I found that they can be made with either an oval or a circle punch and go together in a snap. I paired them with the gorgeous plaid paper from the Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper so they can really stand out as the focual point of the card. I made pumpkins in three differenct sizes just to show how easy ther are. I used two on my card and then created a cute little treat with the last one.

Now, it’s time to hop on over to Kay’s blog and see what she has made this month. Thanks so much for hopping by. Please leave me some love in the form of a coment andy You can subscribe to my blog so that you never miss a post

http://papermadeprettier.blogspot.com/2015/10/octobers-ds-stamping-team-usa-giving.html

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ICS Blog Hop Fall for All

Welcome back hoppers for another month of ideas and inspiration. If you have arrived from Deb’s Blog, I am so glad you stopped by. Wasn’t her project just awesome! If this is your first stop on the hop – Welcome! Just follow the links at the end of each post so you are sure to not miss a thing!
 This month we are all focusing on fall. While fall is not my favorite season, I do love the gorgeous colors of the trees, all things pumpkin and the Thanksgiving holiday.
I also love this fall themed Designer Series Paper from the Holiday Catalog. It made creating this card so quick and easy. Lots of layers really help the texture and then the fussy cut leaves and acorn were the finishing touches. I wanted the paper to be the star of the show so this card is actually embellishment free – not something I usually do.
Be sure to check back on Friday for the coordinating projects that I did with this card. They are so much fun and you won’t want to miss them!
Now, it’s time to hop on over to Tina’s Blog and see what she has in store for us. Please leave me some love in the form of a comment and let me know what you think of my card. I would love for you to subscribe to my blog and never miss a post!
http://www.tinascropshop.com/2015/10/ics-blog-hop-fall-for-all.html
You can find the list of supplies below and they can all be purchased on my website! Each order will include a hand stamped card from me! 

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October Events

Save the date for these upcoming events:

Oct 1st: Christmas Card Stamp a Stack 6:30pm
Oct 2nd: Christmas Card Stamp a Stack 11AM

5 cards each of 3 designs plus envelopes for $25

Oct 16th: Technique Class 6:30pm
Oct 17th: Technique Class 11:00AM

2 cards each of 2  techniques – 1 using paper and 1 using ink. 
$10 class fee or free with a $25 or more order placed the day of the event.

Oct 22nd: Paper Pumpkin Play Date 6:30pm

Free for all Paper Pumpkin Subscribers. Don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is? Come try it out for a small $5 fee and see if it is right for you.

Find more information and RSVP at my Events Page.

Making Spirits Bright

Hello everyone and happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Did you see the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse last night? Amazing wasn’t it?
Today I wanted to share with you one of the cards we will make this week at the monthly Christmas Card Stamp a Stack. Guests will have their choice of card base to make it even more personal.

I absolutly love the simplicity of this card and the vintage, distressed look that the ink gives to the trees of the Woodlands Embossing folder.
 Woodlands Embossing folder
Add texture and depth to the trees by using a dauber and ink onto the raised portions of your cardstock.
This ornaments and sentiment could be changed to any color and would still be stunning. Add a few gold accents and voila! Clean, simple and gorgeous!
Want to try this yourself? You can! Join me Thursday at 6:30pm or Friday morning at 11AM and get a hard start on your cards at my monthly Christmas Stamp A Stack. Email me for more information or to reserve your spot.
Thanks for stopping by today. Let me know your thoughts on this project by leaving me a little love in the form of a comment. Be sure to subscribe to the blog so you never miss another post. 
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ICS Blog Hop – Introducing the Holiday Catalog!

Hello Hoppers and welcome to the September edition of the Inspire, Create, Share Blog Hop. You may have hopped here from Amanda’s Blog or this could be your first stop. Either way, I am so glad to have you here.



 Today we are showcasing our favorite products from the just released 2015 Holiday Catalog by Stampin’ Up! This year’s catalog is packed with so many amazing products – I want them all! If you don’t have a catalog yet and would like me to mail you one, just let me know!

One of my favorite bundles is the Jingle All the Way stamp set and matching Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies. As soon as I saw it during the unveiling at Stampin’ Up! North American Convention in July, I knew it would be one of the first things I purchased.


 This stamp set includes 13 stamps and 3 coordinating edgelits so that you are able to make a variety of scenes on your cards, scrapbooks pages or projects. Once cut, the edgelits can be flipped over to be used in reverse and adds even more versatility to the set. I cannot wait to share some of the other ways I have been using this set with you in the coming weeks and months. It is a stand out for sure! Using the 4 different colors of cardstock for this card gave the project depth and dimension and I think really helps set the scene. I love the glitter effect for snow using the Dazzling Details underneath the sleigh.  You can find all of the supplies used for my card at the bottom of this post and you can purchase all of them at my online store.

Now, it’s time to hop on over to Deb’s Blog and see her fantastic project! 

Thanks for stopping by today! Show me some love by leaving me a comment and be sure to subscribe so that you never miss another post!

Hugs and Happy Stampin’
Jen – The Stamp Diva


http://flyingstamper.blogspot.com/2015/09/ics-blog-hop-introducing-holiday-catalog.html



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The Retired List is here!!

The Retired Stampin’ Up! List Is HERE!!!
All items on this list are retiring from the Stampin’ Up! Catalog. Many items are on sale and will go FAST! Once an item is sold out it is gone forever! So, if you see something you want make sure to shop early! Check it out here…http://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/…/2…/US_retiredList_ENG.pdf

And you can shop NOW here… http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/CategoryPage.aspx?categoryid=3073

ICS Blog Hop – Happy Mother’s Day

Hail to all mothers, everywhere! Mothers are the heart of our homes and close to our hearts. Mothers Day is not for a couple of months but we are honoring mothers this month for our Inspire, Create, Share Blog Hop! Welcome to the hop from either Facebook or Nichole’s Blog. I love Nichole’s work and she is one of my very best friends ever!! {{mmmwwwaahhhhh friend!}


My card is using a color combination that I just love. The Cherry and Blues are so complimentary! The layout is clean and simple but small elements such as the texture folder and the rhinestones really take this up just a notch.


I love the large Butterfly diecut and am so excited that these will soon be available again. I think they are just perfect for spring and summer and are a stunning piece to any projects!


Now, you are hopping off to Tina’s Blog and see what she has in store! Thank you for stopping by. Please leave me love in the form of a comment and be sure to subscribe so that you never miss a post!
http://thesimpleandcreativecorner.blogspot.com/2015/04/ics-blog-hop-happy-mothers-day.html

Hugs and Happy Stampin’!
~Jen