Thursday, April 4, 2013

Exploding Presents and Exciting Announcements!


Today I'm sharing a card method that I found on Lisa Young's BLOG - the moment I seen these pop up presents I wanted to give it a whirl!  She has a great step by step tutorial on her blog to help you along with all the dimensions and scoring - gotta love a good tutorial!!  After making the base of the card, the wrapping on the presents and the designing of the card front is up to you!  I decided to stick with the Subtles Designer Series Paper Stack in Baja Breeze and Certainly Celery.  The ribbon is some left overs from Sale-a-bration :)


Stamp Sets: Delightful Dozen
Cardstock: Pool Party, Very Vanilla, Subtles Designer Series Paper Pack (Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery)
Ink: Baja Breeze
Accessories: Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Sale-a-bration ribbon pack in Island Indigo and Pool Party (retired), snail, mini glue dots

Some very exciting news was released this morning from Stampin' Up!  In 2010, after a huge color renovation, it was decided that every three to five years they like to do a little "Color Refresh" with the core colors in all four color groups - Brights, Subtles, Regals, and Neutrals.  Here's the new core color list along with 10 discontinuing colors, plus one BRAND NEW COLOR ADDED!
I must admit the Subtle discontinued list made me a little sad at first glance - all four colors are ones I rely on more often than I'd like to admit, but I'm so very happy to see Pool Party and Blushing Bride on the new core list in their place!

An important note: all paper, ink, ribbon, and accessories will only be available from today until supplies sell out.  To help make sure you get stocked up on your favorites before they're gone Stampin' Up! is offering FREE SHIPPING for THREE days only - April 6-8 and best of all there's no minimums!  Visit my online store today to stock up!  And remember, a $50 purchase means a new catalog mailed directly to you after May 1st!

Well, I'm off to get a little more Spring Cleaning done and use up some of the paper soon retiring LOL.

Until next time...
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