Sunday, July 3, 2011

2 Pennant Parade Cards and New Demo Kit!

Today I’m sharing not one but TWO new cards using 2011-12 Idea Book & Catalog Stamp Set Pennant Parade (page 69) along with the fun new Petite Pennants Builder Punch(page 213)!  Simply click on the new catalog icon in my side bar, or use the Catalogs Tab to quickly access the current Stampin’ Up! Catalogs!

But first… I’ve got to tell you about an amazing new Demonstrator Kit Offer from Stampin’ Up for July, 2012!

NEW - $99 STARTER KIT - Friends, Fun, and Fabulous Products!

During July, you can join the Stampin' Up! family and my team as a demonstrator for just $99!  This limited time Starter Kit--valued at $185--comes with the following high-quality products:

Easy Events Clear-Mount Stamp Set*
Pennant Parade Wood-Mount Stamp Set*
Basic Black Classic Ink Stamp Pad
Old Olive Classic Ink Stamp Pad
Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink Stamp Pad
Real Red Classic Ink Stamp Pad
Bright's Collection 8-1/2" x 11" Assorted Card Stock
Just Add Cake Designer Series Paper*
Chocolate Chip 1/2" Scallop Dotted Ribbon*
Note Cards (20)
Clear-Mount Block C
Blender Pen (1)
SNAIL Adhesive
Business supplies
*These stamp sets are BRAND NEW to the 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalog! 

ADDED BONUS  Join during the month of July and get a FREE Christmas Keepsake Project Kit valued at $40!!

Imagine an afternoon spent chatting with friends while creating something beautiful - that’s what Stampin' Up! is about!  This is a limited time offer!  As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, you’ll also receive:

20 % OFF every purchase

PLUS…
20% in free hostess merchandise with every $150 workshop order

PLUS…
10% in great reward points.  Points are like frequent flyer miles – only you can redeem them for  merchandise and/or business supplies.

As an added bonus, first-time demonstrators are eligible to receive two months of Demonstrator Business Web Services (DBWS) FREE when they sign within the first 21 days after becoming a demonstrator.  Subscribing to DBWS provides you with your own Online Stampin’ Up! Store,  built-in BLOG, Hostess Portal,and much, much more!

I hope you’ll consider joining my team!  I’d love to have you on board… contact me for more information or simply go to my Demonstrator Business Web Site to Join NOW!

Now, on to today’s card duo!

This is the second card I made with this fabulous new stamp set and punch.  I like it much better than the first one, LOL!

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New Chocolate Chip Scalloped Ribbon was folded in half and attached across the top of pennant punched banner letters and accented with basic pearl jewels.

Just Add Cake Designer Series Papers (DSP) along with Calypso Coral, Chocolate Chip and Whisper White card stock really make the images POP!  Coordinating card stock and ink colors were used to stamp images from Pennant Parade, Jayne’s Alphabet and Happy Greetings (mini catalog) Stamp Sets.

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I love adding depth and dimension with basic pearl jewels (and they’re quite a bargain buy too, LOL)!  It’s so easy to add just a little bit “extra” with these self adhesive jewels!

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This card has plenty of dimension too.. both stamped/punched pennants and alphabet letters were popped off the card base with the help of tiny and thin stampin’ dimensionals.

Here’s the first card I made.. not too happy with the results, guess it’s ok though… what do you think?Pennant Parade, Petite Pennants Builder, Punch, Sharon field, mini catalog, idea book and catalog, new products, createdbyu, layers, calypso coral, indigo island, Just add cake, Designer Series Paper, first wednesday, card club, evangel temple, Jacksonville, Florida, club, online ordering, join stampin up, lace border punch

So.. what do you get when you mix yellow and blue?  Stamping letters with new in-color Indigo Island Classic Ink onto So Saffron DSP… well, duh.. they turned green!   LOL… I do like the color though!

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Love the rustic look of Jayne’s Alphabet, along with the patterned design… great for distressed projects and I just don’t use it enough!  Pennant Parade, Petite Pennants Builder, Punch, Sharon field, mini catalog, idea book and catalog, new products, createdbyu, layers, calypso coral, indigo island, Just add cake, Designer Series Paper, first wednesday, card club, evangel temple, Jacksonville, Florida, club, online ordering, join stampin up, lace border punch

Sneaked in a retired word stamp on this card… Really Retro was a really fun stamp set which I just couldn’t part with!

The new lace border punch is such fun to work with…. adding pizzazz without adding ribbon or too much depth to a card.  I tried punching DSP with the punch, and it turned out lovely too, but you need to back it with a sheet of copy paper to get a nice DSP punched border.

Pennant Parade, Petite Pennants Builder, Punch, Sharon field, mini catalog, idea book and catalog, new products, createdbyu, layers, calypso coral, indigo island, Just add cake, Designer Series Paper, first wednesday, card club, evangel temple, Jacksonville, Florida, club, online ordering, join stampin up, lace border punch

“Friend” yields from the “You’re A Gem” Stamp set… featured in an earlier mini catalog but now on page 156 of the new Idea Book & Catalog!

Well, I’ve pulled all my retired stamp sets and am busy this evening at the annual Evangel Temple Fire Works And Craft Fair on Jacksonville’s west side.  Tomorrow I’ll be working on new and fresh cards for the First Wednesday Card Club… we’ll have a lovely lunch, and afterwards they’ll get to purchase retired stamp sets at heavily discounted prices.  Contact Me by Tuesday 12Noon EDT for more information or if you’d like to attend!

Come back tomorrow and I’ll be sharing two more new card designs featuring this same stamp and punch set!

If you liked today’s card shares, please leave a comment… it’s always encouraging to know that readers are enjoying the posts!

Hugs,

Sharon

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3 comments:

Dee in N.H. said...

WOW! I love your cards! Both great but really like the colors in the first card! Hope you made out good during your sale! I'm loving these pennants!

lisa808 said...

Two great cards/layouts, but the first one really 'jumped' out at me.

Libby said...

These are great Sharon. I can't wait to get our new cattie. I hope it has similar yummy products in it. Your creations are always stunning TFS