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Great Big Greetings has HUGE greetings in it. I made this card using the Spritzed Block technique I showed in my last blog post. I used Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst, Pool Party, Fresh Fig, and Peekaboo Peach markers on the E Acrylic Block. I then Spritzed it with water using our spritzer. It creates this fun background. Aren't the colors fun together? Sometimes when looking for inspiration for color combinations, I look to the colors in our Designer Series Paper packs. These colors I pulled from Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. Each time you make a background using this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Stamping With Kristen
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I am loving the Colorful Seasons Stamp set. There are so many possibilities with it! This card makes me smile as I think of sitting in a chair like this at the beach reading while my family surfs. That is a favorite family trip for us- to the ocean. For this card I used markers on an acrylic block, and then spritzed it with water and then stamped with it. I made a little video showing how to do this technique. It is a quick way to make a background. I ran out of space on my phone so it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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I am having so much fun creating with Stampin Up's Color Theory Bundle. The first several cards I made used the colors in the Designer Series Paper stack, and so I decided to create a card that isn't bright. It is my first time using Tranquil Tide, a new In Color. I used the stamp pad, card stock, and ribbon. I like how the thinlit die empresses around the die cut image. I decided to use our Petal Burst embossing folder to add texture to the leaf. For the ribbon, I cut the Tranquil Tide ribbon a little wider than... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
I love it! Thanks for the great pictures.
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I just realized I never posted this before Valentines day! Oh well, I am still going to since you can still order the products used. I like the Sending Love Suite in the Occasions Catalog. For the card I made, I used Sealed with Love Stamp Set, Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack, Sending Love ribbon combo pack, Love Notes Framelits all from the suite. tams# 11055 Product List Sealed With Love Photopolymer Stamp Set [142815] $21.00 Love Notes Framelits Dies [142752] $30.00 Big Shot [143263] $110.00 Falling Petals Textured Impressions Embossing Folder [142761] $8.50 Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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What do you think of the new Sale-A-Bration items? Which is your favorite? I wanted to design a card using the new Sale-A-Bration item 6X6 assorted glimmer paper right away. I was excited to see it with 3 fun colors- Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaroon, and Sweet Sugarplum. This is the card I came up with. I am able to die cut 4 circles from each 6X6 piece plus have extra strips for the bottom of the card. I die cut the circle and then also used the same circle die to cut out the "window" on the Basic Gray card... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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Stampin Up has added 3 new Sale-A-Bration items that starting tomorrow, Feb 21st, you can choose from when you place a $50 order. This first shows the 6x6 Glimmer paper that comes in an assortment pack of Mint Macaroon, Sweet Sugarplum, and Bermuda Bay. You get 4 6x6 sheets of each color. The next item is a stamp set called Reverse Words. Make a Medallion Stamps Set is the 3rd new item available. tams# 11859 Product List 6" X 6" (15.2 Cm X 15.2 Cm) Glimmer Paper Assortment Pack [143831] $7.50 Reverse Words (Clear) [143319] $14.00 Make A Medallion (Photopolymer)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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My friend turned 50 today and her husband had a surprise party for her on Friday. I knew I wanted to make a card using Number of Years stamp set. This is what I came up with. This is the first time I opened my Layering Circles Framelits. I was slow to buying them because I already had Circle Framelits that we used to sell. When they went on sale in December, I decided it was time to get them. I should not have waited. I LOVE them! It is so great having the layered scallops for the circles. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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Three ways to benefit during Sale-A-Bration! Spend $50 and earn a free set Host Collect $250 in orders and get an EXTRA $25 in free product That is a total of $50 in free products! Join Start your own business for $99 and get $125 worth of product and get an additional 2 free stamp sets from the catalog (that is an added value of up to an extra $104 in products) 2017 Sale-A-Bration items Avant Garden Photopolymer Stamp Set [143272] Carried Away Designer Series Paper [143608] So Very Much Clear-Mount Stamp Set [143343] Delicate Details Photopolymer Stamp Set [143314]... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Stamping With Kristen
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You have the opportunity to purchase Stitched Shapes Framelits ahead of their official release in the 2017-2018 annual catalog and get 25% off coordinating stamp sets during the month of November. With Stitched Shapes Framelits you can make paper stitches in seconds, turning any project into one that is stitched from the heart. www.kristenbryant.stampinup.net Greetings From Santa Wood-Mount Stamp Set [142069] $27.00 $20.25 Greetings From Santa Clear-Mount Stamp Set [143269] $19.00 $14.25 Hang Your Stocking Photopolymer Stamp Set [142114] $21.00 $15.75 Christmas Pines Photopolymer Stamp Set [142049] $35.00 $26.25 Merry Mice Wood-Mount Stamp Set [142142] $23.00 $17.25 Merry Mice Clear-Mount... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I have been creating some cards using Basket of Wishes stamp set for my Stamps in the Mail. Here is one I made for October. I used an aqua painter to color in the basket and vegetables. I used my stamp pads for the ink. If you squeeze the lid of the pad, some ink will get on the lid, and then I use the aqua painter to apply it to the card. tams# 9910 Product List Basket Of Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set [142200] Old Olive 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100702] Crushed Curry 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [131199]... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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It is World Card Making Day, and it is a busy day with races, and a wedding. I escaped into my stamping room to create this card for the wedding we are going to this afternoon. It uses Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper which is part of the buy 3 get one free promotion. tams# 9414 Product List Better Together Clear-Mount Stamp Set [141736] Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper [141663] Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad [126970] Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100867] Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100730] Whisper White 5/8" Organza Ribbon [114319]... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I love when our designer series paper goes on sale. It is one of my favorite sales. Our paper is so fun to use on cards. Product List Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper [141663] $11.00 Moroccan Designer Series Paper [141645] $11.00 Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper [141660] $11.00 Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper [141654] $11.00 Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper [141630] $11.00 By The Shore Designer Series Paper [141640] $11.00 Presents & Pinecones Designer Series Paper [141986] $11.00 Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper [141981] $11.00 Want to win a free hostess set? Use Hostess Code: S3ZSVHHQ when entering... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I have been really enjoying making cards with Bunch of Blossoms stamp set. I made this card for Stamps in the Mail. I then made 20 + to have on hand for birthday cards (changing the greeting of course!) I love the words that come in this set. This is the card I made. I used the big shot and Lovely Lace embossing folder to create the background. When using Bunch of Blossoms, I stamp the petals on strips of paper so they are easier to punch. The punch punches out the petals, the leaves and the center of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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Sep 6, 2016
Check out some of these items from the clearance rack. Wisteria Wonder 3/4" Chevron Ribbon [130017] $8.95 $3.58 What's Up Punch [133781] $16.95 $10.19 Very Vanilla 1-1/4" (3.2 Cm) Subtle Stripes Satin Ribbon [139616] $8.00 $3.20 Strawberry Slush Thick Baker's Twine [135637] $3.50 $1.40 Spiral Border Punch [119872] $15.95 $9.57 Smoky Slate 3/4" Chevron Ribbon [131152] $8.95 $3.58 Real Red Pompom Trim [139617] $6.00 $2.40 On Point Textured Impressions Embossing Folders [135876] $7.95 $4.79 Natural 7/8" Cotton Ribbon [127844] $7.95 $3.19 Marina Mist 3/4" Chevron Ribbon [130016] $8.95 $3.58 Blushing Bride 3/4" Chevron Ribbon [130013] $8.95 $3.58 Ampersand Textured Impressions... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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This is the final weekly deals. They have a ton of great products on sale! 2015-2017 In Color Stampin' Write Markers [138333] $15.00 $11.25 Acorn Builder Punch [139681] $18.00 $13.50 Baker's Box Thinlits Dies [138279] $33.00 $24.75 Bermuda Bay Baker's Twine [134575] $3.00 $2.25 Delicate Ornament Thinlits Dies [139667] $29.00 $21.75 Hearts & Stars Decorative Masks [133777] $3.00 $2.25 Metallic Foil Doilies [138392] $4.00 $3.00 Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Dies [137547] $40.00 $30.00 Perfect Pines Framelits Dies [139665] $27.00 $20.25 Rose Garden Thinlits Dies [140619] $31.00 $23.25 Silver Sequin Trim [138399] $5.00 $3.75 Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details [127845] $2.50 $1.88... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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There are 2 weeks left of Weekly Deals. After that, Stampin Up is going to switch to doing larger sales a few times a year. This week there are so many great times on sale. Do not miss out! Bermuda Bay Thick Baker’S Twine [138413] $3.50 $2.63 Brights Sequin Assortment [138389] $5.00 $3.75 Calypso Coral Thick Baker’S Twine [138412] $3.50 $2.63 Classy Designer Buttons [138393] $6.00 $4.50 Confetti Hearts Border Punch [137415] $22.00 $16.50 Crushed Curry Baker's Twine [134586] $3.00 $2.25 Decorative Label Punch [120907] $18.00 $13.50 Gift Bag Punch Board [135862] $20.00 $15.00 Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I was inspired by a card in Stampin Up's Demonstrator magazine, so I made this card. The 3/4" circle punch works perfect to punch designer series paper to fit the polka dots. You can create many different looks using all of our great designer series paper. tams# 6424 Product List Party Wishes Clear-Mount Stamp Set [140961] $19.00 Sahara Sand 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [121043] $7.00 Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100730] $8.50 Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad [131173] $6.50 Melon Mambo Classic Stampin' Pad [126948] $6.50 It's My Party Designer Series Paper Stack [140552] $26.00 Big Shot... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I am going to miss Flowering Fields stamp set and Wildflower Fields Designer Series Paper once Sale-A-Bration is over. I used both on this card. You can get each of them free with a $50 order. I punched out the circle and then stamped the flowers. When I stamped the greeting from And Many More stamp set, I sponged Hello Honey on it to add to it. tams# 6312 Product List Flowering Fields Clear-Mount Stamp Set [141303] $0.00 Wildflower Fields Designer Series Paper [141022] $0.00 Hello Honey 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [133678] $7.00 Hello Honey Classic Stampin' Pad [133643] $6.50... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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Can you believe you have this many options for Sale-A-Bration? There are just 2 weeks left to choose one item free with a $50 order. Spend $150 and choose 3! Do not miss out on this fantastic deal. Here are some fun samples. Don't miss out on these great products! Shop Now An even better deal is to sign up to be a demonstrator. You get $125 of product that YOU CHOOSE, plus during Sale-A-Bration you also get to choose an extra $30 in products. That is $155 in products for $99! Sign up now! March 31st is the last... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I was so exited to see the Pedal Pusher Stamp Set when Stampin Up added 3 more Sale-A-Bration items. It can be yours with a $50 order. What a fun set! I made this card like the sample Stampin' Up made. I just changed a couple things. I like how they chose to just punch one corner. To make a love one, I flipped around the Designer Series paper to show the red side. I also added some hearts to the basket. I used the Confetti Heart punch to get the hearts. Isn't it fun? These will be an option... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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I designed this card for Stamps In The Mail 30. I decided to make my 2nd ever video to show how to make the fold since pictures sometimes aren't enough. I started with a 10 1/2" X 4 1/4" piece of card stock. Here is the video on how to make it: Here are a few other pictures of the card: tams# 5980 Product List Party Wishes Clear-Mount Stamp Set [140961] $19.00 Party Punch Pack [140608] $17.00 Baker's Twine Combo Pack [140555] $6.50 Melon Mambo 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [115320] $7.00 Melon Mambo Classic Stampin' Pad [126948] $6.50 Basic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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Party Wishes is such a fun set to work with. I wanted to create a card that was a little more masculine so this is what I came up with. I embossed scraps of card stock using the big shot, and then punched them out. I popped up a couple of the circles with a dimensional to add more depth to the card. It is a pretty easy card to make. tams# 5398 Product List Party Wishes Clear-Mount Stamp Set [140961] $19.00 Sahara Sand 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [121043] $7.00 Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [101650] $8.50... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen
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There are so many fun coordinating products in the Party Wishes suite. This card uses the Bakers Twine, Party Punch Pack, Designer Series Paper and stamp set. I really like how the It's My Party designer series paper stack has 4 each of 12 double sided papers. I can make several of the exact same card that way. There are so many fun papers in it. tams# 5751 Product List Party Wishes Clear-Mount Stamp Set [140961] $19.00 Party Punch Pack [140608] $17.00 It's My Party Designer Series Paper Stack [140552] $26.00 Baker's Twine Combo Pack [140555] $6.50 Mint Macaron 8-1/2"... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2016 at Stamping With Kristen