Monday, May 15, 2017

Eastern Palace Doily or Male Accent??


I am in love with the Eastern Palace Suite bundle, especially with the Eastern Medallion Thinlets.  I made my own doily!!!!  I love the colors in this card, and I have more ideas in my head for this bundle.  You need to hit the Shop Now button and get this bundle.  The thinlets alone are so versatile.

Life is Beautiful when you play with the entire bundle, including the designer series paper and stamps.  If you would like to play along with this elegant suite, check out my previous blog post.


Now onto the recipe for this card:

Eastern Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set
Eastern Medallion Thinlets
Circle Framelits 
(largest circle to place around large medallion and cut out)
Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock for Card Base (cut to 4 1/4 x 11)
Eastern Palace Specialty DSP (cut to 5 x 3 3/4)
Dapper Denim Cardstock (cut to 1 3/4 x 5 1/5)
Very Vanilla Cardstock - Banner (regular cut to 1/2 x 2 1/4)
Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock (used a scrap 3 1/2 sq) for diecut


This card can be sent to anyone, including a guy!  I have a hard time creating a male card.  These colors work perfect for a male birthday, just change the sentiment.  Wow, I just thought of this as I was typing.  Now what man in my life is having a birthday?!?

Thanks y'all for stopping by and checking out my post, I have a few reminders below:

Don't forget to use May's Hostess Code when you place an order.
or
Use the VIP Hostess Code for any orders over $50

Check out the Retiring List of Items that will be leaving us soon.
Check out the Clearance Rack for some great deals.

If you have purchased from me once in the last 6 months, you will receive an invite to the Bug's VIP Facebook Group!! This is new but we will be having lots of fun in the future.

Again thank you!!
Hugs from the Bug,
Denise


Sunday, May 14, 2017

Stampin Dreams Blog Hop


Welcome to the Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop, running two weeks. You are currently visiting Denise from the United States. I hope you enjoy my cards showcasing Retiring Products from the 2016 - 2017 Annual and 2017 Occasions Catalogs.



My card can be used for any occasion as I left off the sentiment  You can add one inside the card, as I think an outside sentiment would take away from the card.

On to the recipe for this card:

Very Vanilla Cardstock – Card base 11 x 4 ¼, 2 x 2 for Image
Early Espresso Cardstock – cut out with large Scalloped Framelit
Carousel & Cupcake DSP – 4 x 5 ¼, 3 pieces cut out 1 x 2
Early Espresso Classic Stampin Ink
Watercolor Pencils – Basic Grey, Calypso Coral
Classy Designer Buttons
Multipurpose Glue
Mini Glue Dots (to adhere the bow to the ribbon piece around bottom mat)
Sponges (for edging mat pieces in Melon Mambo)

Don’t forget all Retiring Items are available till May 31st, 2017 or until supplies last.

Reminder that the Eastern Palace Suites – Special Pricing with Free Items are only available till May 31st, 2017.  – You will also receive an Exclusive 27 Page Project Bundle (I will not post anywhere)

Check out this months VIP rewards,  I will have a  new list on June 1st!!!

I hope the projects you've seen here on my blog today have inspired you & brightened your day. You are currently visiting Denise. Please see the list below & hop through all of the people on the list to see all our projects. You don't want to miss any!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs from the Bug, Denise


Saturday, May 13, 2017

Retiring Petite Petals Stamp and Punch


Every April, Stampin’ Up! sends out the retiring list of products that we have come to love and enjoy creating with.  But it’s also a time of excitement for new product, as the saying goes “Stamps move on”.  And sometimes they are on sale, as in today's punch!!!  

Now while they are no longer in the catalog, they are still on my shelf to use whenever my heart desires.

One such stamp set that lives on in my craft room is the Petite Petals with coordinating Punch.  I love Stampin’ Up!’ punches, they are such great quality and easy to use.

I made a lovely spring card using this set, and I mixed in a new 2017-2019 In-Color.  If you have not seen the new In-Colors they are elegant.

On to the recipe for this card:

Whisper White - 11 x 4 1/4 Card Base, 3 ¾ x 1 ½, 3 ¾ x 2, 3 ½ x 1 ¼ , scrap piece for stamp/punch
 1/8” Stitched Ribbon in Melon Mambo
Melon Mambo & Powder Pink Classic Stampin’ Pads
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (for center of punched flower)
Multipurpose Glue
Dimensionals
Mini Glue Dots (to adhere the bow to the ribbon piece around bottom mat)
Sponges (for edging mat pieces in Melon Mambo)
Sentiment – 2016-2017 Hostess Set Love You Lots (the one with the Ladybug 😉).

Quick Tip – I randomly stamped the one of the flowers in Melon Mambo & Powder Pink

Don’t forget all Retiring Items are available till May 31st, 2017 or until supplies last.

Reminder that the Eastern Palace Suites – Special Pricing with Free Items are only available till May 31st, 2017.  – You will also receive an Exclusive 27 Page Project Bundle (I will not post anywhere)

Check out this months VIP rewards,  I will have a  new list on June 1st!!!

If you are a VIP Customer, I have a special Facebook Group just for you, click here for details!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs from the Bug, Denise