Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Grand Vacation Achiever's Blog Hop….New Catalog Sneak Peeks!!

Confession time….I have not been faithful to my blog lately…hmmm…well I thought this is a great time to “hop” back to it…so to speak!!  Our New Stampin’ Up! 2017-2018 is only days away from its release …June 1st to be exact….but we as Demonstrators got to order  a few things early and give you a sneak peak of what is to come.  Boy oh boy!!!  You are going to LOVE this new catalog!  My wish list is just wayyyyy too long!  So here are just a few of my favorites…remember this is only a sneak peek…there is so much more to come!!
My first favorite of course is the Daisy Delight Stamp Set, bundles with the Daisy Punch….a must have!!  It coordinates with the most Beautiful Designer Paper , Delightful Daisy  as well as the Faceted Gems which are also part of this Delightful Daisy Suite!  Check it out….
Such a sweet and simple card…my kind of card!!  Notice the pretty little Faceted Gems…they are new and come in clear and gold….but I used copper foil paper so I colored my clear gem in with a brown sharpie marker and Viola!! behold a copper faceted gem!!
So I love this Delightful daisy so much…I continued on with another New Stamp Set….This Little Piggy…isn’t he cute? 

I did a little fussy cutting…taking one of the daisies from the DSP for the little piggy to hold and I cut the little piggy himself out from Shimmery White Cardstock after water coloring him in with a New InColor Powder Pink!  Shimmery White is my favorite for any kind of water coloring…it just blends and flows…love it!!  Notice the background Designer Paper…another Sneak Peek called Wood Textures Designer Paper Stack…I can’t get enough of that DSP!!

And finally my last sample for the day…came right from the New Catalog… I just held a DIVA DAY for brand new Stampin Up! Demonstrators that have joined my Group along with their uplines.  This is a fabulous Day of Stamping and Pampering with along with lovely lunch.  In the afternoon we always do a “big” project and this time they got to make an awesome Delightful Daisy Bouquet …that I ‘CASED” from the catalog!

So cute!!  And notice…the Faceted Gems on Clear and Delightful Daisy DSP wrapped around the jar…held in place by Crushed Curry Ribbon.

Here is a close up of the Daisies and the Faceted Gems!
Well that's it for me…I hope you enjoyed my portion of the Sneak Peek Blog Hop from the Grand Vacation Achievers Group.  Check out the all the talented demonstrators on this hop!!  You wont be disappointed!

And if you would like your own copy of our New 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalog…just email me and I will pop one in the mail for you!  You will love it!!  Happy Hopping!!

until next time…..
Take care and Happy Stampin!!
Renee Red heart


Sunday, March 5, 2017

Oh So Succulent - Global Design Project #076

This week, I have decided to play along with the Global Design Project and we are casing Kylie Bertucci for this weeks “Case the Designer” Global Design Project #gdp076.  CASE means “Copy and Selectively Edit” Here is Kylie’s lovely creation…

And here is mine…..I decided to use her card layout.
Using the Floral Boutique Designer Paper is the perfect backdrop for my flower creation from the Succulent Framelit Dies.  These framelits are not only for making awesome succulents…they make a great flower too!!
I just love a good navy/pink combo…so Night Of Navy with Flirty Flamingo were easy color choices for me.  Don’t forget to sponge the petal edges to give more texture and depth. 

And as always …don’t neglect the inside of your card!!

until next time…..take care and happy stamping!!
ReneeRed heart


Saturday, March 4, 2017

Custom Tee …So Cute!

Hello Stamping Friends!!
Today focus will be on the Custom Tee Bundle….It is so darn cute and when you combine it with The Sale a bration Stamp Set Designer Tee…the possibilities are endless!
Here are is a card we made at a recent Stamp a Stack….and of course I had to make it in different color combinations!!!

Rich Razzleberry

Bermuda Bay
Melon Mambo
This little T-shirt is just adorable….the last one being my favorite!!  Is because it is pink??  Or is it because of the Happy Stamper Tee???Winking smile
until next time….take care and happy stamping!!
ReneeRed heart


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Saleabration Bingo was a Blast!!!

Last week , here in Wisconsin we had unseasonably warm days ….60 degrees in February…almost unheard of…it was great!  But then by the end of the week…temps dropped and we had big winds, sleet, hail, thunder, snow and ice all in one day… last Friday!  And of course that day was my Saleabration Bingo night.  So I was worried all day, since I had ladies coming in from out of town  and the driving was terrible….should I cancel????
But then I got an email from 3 of the gals coming from out of town just saying…”neither snow , nor sleet, nor rain…..” and I knew then Bingo Night was on!!
We had a great time!!  Here are some pictures of the fun!!
Goodie Bag for everyone who came!
It contained Cool Treats DSP, Metallic and Pool Party  Ribbons ,Sprinkle Embellishments and chocolate of course!
Here was everyone's place setting!
My Studio set up....room for only 15 people....Bingo signup filled up within 24 hours!!
Waiting for people to come...I was actually ready and waiting!!!
Bingo Prizes and Door Prizes
Time for Make and Takes .  I will post the make and take pics tomorrow!!
More Make and Takes and time to snack!!!

Bring a snack...get an extra door prize ticket!!  Thank you everyone for sharing your goodies!!

Winner being photo bombed!!

So there were door prizes and bingo prizes galore!!  I missed taking some pictures…sorry Becky who won the $50 shopping Spree door prize!!  Several people won twice or three times!!  Lucky!  But even if you didn't win a Bingo or door prize..you still got a small gift!!
Thank you so much to everyone who braved the weather and came to Bingo!!!  And thank you for the nice comments!!

Cathy saidJust wanted to tell you we all had a blast at Bingo. Thanks for everything. I used some of the DSP in the pack you gave us already. Can't wait for the  next one.”

Looks like fun right???  There will be another Bingo Night coming up in May or June!! Watch for it!! Sign up for my email newsletter so you can be the first to hear about the next Bingo night  and other fun events we have at my Water City Stamping Studio!!

until next time…..take care and happy stamping!!
ReneeRed heart

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

More DragonFly Dreams…More Sparkle!!! Global Design Project 075

Right now…this is my favorite combination!!  DragonFly Dreams and Glimmer Paper: Saleabration Style!!

Dragonfly Dreams Photopolymer Bundle
         Price $46.75                                                                                                                                                                                      

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6" x 6" glimmer paper assortment pack 143831 12 sheets: 4 each of 3 colors. 6" x 6". Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum These colors coordinate with the Cupcakes & Carousels (OC p. 8-9), Falling in Love (OC p. 50-52), and Succulent Garden (OC p. 20-21) suites
FREE Saleabration Product with $50 merchandise order

Here is my creation for the Global Design Project ….Theme Challenge…Winged Creatures


I just love the Black/White/Bermuda Bay color contrast!!  Not to mention the sparkle and shine!!  Super easy…Super cool!!

and now a thought for the day….
Rambling Rose Studio | Billie Moan:

until next time….take care and happy stamping!!
ReneeRed heart