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Have you seen our Incredible Like You card kit? I LOVE it! I don't know why I waited so long to make it! All you need is the Incredible Like you Stamp Set, Lovely Lipstick and Costal Cabana Stamp pads or similar colors. This is what comes with it: It took me 45 minutes to make the 16 cards. It comes with coordinating envelopes. I took a close up of each card. Here is a video I made showing all that comes in the kit and give a few tips: Happy Stamping! Kristen Bryant Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
We had our On Stage event this past weekend. It was so much fun! I love getting together with other demonstrators! It started Friday night with a special night for leaders. At every stamping event we get a bag. Isn't this cute! They had beautiful flowers on the tables. A great meal and many desserts to pick from! Of course we had several! The best part besides connecting with friends from all over, is we get the catalog early! We had several from our group and extended downline qualify to attend. (for the event on Friday you need to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Stampin Up has so many great punches. I love when we have punches that coordinate with our sets. I also like using punches over dies when I am making multiple of the same card. They are so quick to use! This year Stampin Up is retiring several of our punches. They are available while supplies last so don't wait! I looked through some cards I have make awhile back using some of the punches retiring. This first card uses many different sizes of circles. We will still have the 2 1/4", 2", 1 1/2", 1", and 1/2 inch. If you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Stampin Up is making room for new items for their next catalog. The attached lists are items that are retiring. (FYI Stampin Up is no longer going to carry wood or clear mount, they will ll be cling in the next catalog) Catalog Retiring Items Occasions Catalog Items Retiring Things to keep in mind: -The Stamp Sets will be available until May 24th. All other items are while supplies last. -Many dies are retiring, so order your favorites now. There are some good ones coming! Shop Now Happy Stamping! Kristen Bryant Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
I LOVE our Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper. It has so many fun colors and both sides are great to work with! It is only available while supplies last, or until the end of March for FREE with a $50 order. With a $100 order you can get the coordinating stamp set and the Painted Seasons Paper free. I wanted to design a quick and easy card to show how great this paper is, and this is what I came up with: I just love the colors! Poppy Parade was In Color awhile back, and it came back with our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Today is my grandma's 91st birthday. I decided to make her a card using the elegant Wonderful Romance Stamp Set. I love all that is in the Floral Romance suite. I used the stamp set, dies, and the embossing folder. My Grandma loves getting my hand stamped cards. I wrote on a separate piece of paper so she can send the card to someone else when she is done having it on display in her kitchen. My grandma is so good about sending cards to others. Each kid, grandkid and great grandchild gets their own card in the mail for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Have you tried our foil paper? It looks absolutely stunning run through the big shot with an embossing folder. I used it with our new Lace Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I also used the foil for the scalloped circle. Right now you can get a pack of Grapefruit Grove & Lovely Lipstick Foil paper Free with a $50 order. I have been told they believe they will run out of these, so don't wait if it is something you would like. We also sell a few colors of it in our catalog. The Wonderful Floral dies have so many... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Happy Valentines Day! This year I decided to not buy a Valentine Stamp set as I was thinking I had plenty to use from other years. I then decided to use Hello Cupcake from our Sale-A-Bration choices as there was a little heart to stick on the cupcake. I also liked the greeting Sprinkled with Love. This card could be for a birthday too. When I send cards, I cut a 4" x 5 1/4" piece of white card stock to write on, and I don't adhere it so then the person can throw that out and reuse the card.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
When I was creating yesterday, I made 2 cards using the Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8" Reversible Ribbon. This is the second card. I thought Gorgeous Grape would be a good color to put with Coastal Cabana and Granny Apple Green. When I went to get the card stock, I realized I have not used any Gorgeous Grape Card Stock since the color came out in June! I have used the stamp pad, but not the card stock. I am glad I finally did as I really like it. If your school colors have purple in it, this is the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Do you love cupcakes? I do! I really like the stamp set Hello Cupcake that is free with a $50 order while supplies last or through March 31! Most of the cards I have been making are more for feminine, so I wanted to make a card that I could give a guy. I also wanted to use our new Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8" reversible ribbon since I just got it. Do you ever think you have ordered something, and then go to use it, and then realize you didn't actually order it? That is what happened to me.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
I won Wonderful Romance in November while I was at Stampin Up's On Stage event. When I got it I thought, "nice to win it because I didn't think I would buy it." Now I just love it! I have made a few different cards, and wanted to do a more simple card. I made a card like this years ago. I had to go back on my blog to 2012 to find it! The technique I am doing I have seen called Triple Time Stamping, or Triple Layer. Triple Layer Card Measurements: Whisper White 5 1/4 X 4... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
Sale-A-Bration is my favorite time of the stamping year! For every $50 you spend, you can pick a free item! Three ways to benefit during Sale-A-Bration! Spend $50 and earn a free item 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 $175 worth of products. This is the best deal around! These are the items you can choose from with a $50 order. Product List Hello Cupcake Photopolymer Stamp Set [149714] Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack [149623] Butterfly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at Stamping With Kristen
I have really liked working with the Garden Impressions Suite. The Abstract Impressions stamp set, Springtime Impressions Thinlit dies and Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper Stack give you so many options. I wanted to design a card that used the Thinlit traditional way- to cut out, and then also to emboss with the embossing mat. This is what I came up with. I folded the card in 1/2, and then folded the front flap back. I opened up the card and then use the butterfly thinlit and embossing mat to emboss the butterfly on the inside of the card. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
When I saw our Lined Alphabet Bundle in the catalog, it went on my wish list. It is a bit spendy, but is pretty awesome! It is a great choice to get as a 1/2 price item if you host a larger workshop. I was a little nervous to use it, but the video is super helpful! We had my niece's birthday this past weekend, so I thought it would be a great time to try it out! I used her favorite colors. I stamped it after I cut it out. On Sunday there was a Stampin' Up Demonstrator event,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
Stampin Up offers several suites in the catalog. They each have several items that all coordinate. One of my favorite suites in the catalog is Abstract Impressions. The thinlits designer series paper and stamp set have so many possibilities! For this card I used 2 of our new colors, Shaded Spruce and Mango Melody. For the flower, I used Calypso Coral and first stamped off on a scrap piece of paper and then stamped the shaded flower for the base of the flower, and then I stamped directly on the paper with the more detailed part of the flower. That... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
When I saw the Love You To Pieces Stamp set and Puzzle Dies, I knew I wanted to get them right away. We love puzzles at our house. We often have one going on our table. For the card I designed, I used our new embossing mats. They allow you to use your thinlits to emboss images using the Big Shot. I own so many thinlits, so this gives me so many mote options! For the card, I used the thinlit the traditional way to cut out the puzzle pieces using smoky slate card stock. I then got out my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
Garden Impressions is one of my favorite designer series papers in our new catalog. It is in a 6X6 pack. It is a part of our buy 3 get one free packs right now. You can shop online at to see all the options. I used our new color Shaded Spruce to stamp the greeting and for the green strip of card stock. When I stamped the flower, I first stamped off on a scrap piece to make it look lighter. It is easier to read the greeting that way. This is a pretty simple card that you can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
I love the greeting in Abstract Impressions stamp set: Kindness Changes Everything. This is so true! Kindness to those around you makes a HUGE difference. You could use many different greeting on this card. It would be great for a birthday, shower wedding, thinking of you, get well... I used our new Balmy Blue card stock for the card base and also for the thinlit flowers. When adhering the die cut flowers, you can use liquid glue or small amounts of adhesive. tams# 24670 Product List Balmy Blue 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [146982] $8.50 Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
July 1-31 buy 3 of the packs of Designer Series Paper listed below and get a 4th free. I can't wait for this sale to start. I am ordering several on the 1st! Which pack is your favorite? Comment below or on my facebook page for a chance to win a pack of Garden Impressions 6X6 designer series paper. I will put your names in a drawing on July 31st and the winner will receive the designer series paper. Item Description Page Price (USD) Price (CAD) 146338 Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper 189 $11.00 $15.00 146284 Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
I love the Picture Perfect Party Suite. I have used the Picture Perfect Party designer series paper on many cards in the past couple months. There are so many fun designs! I decided to make a split panel card that shows two different sheets of the designs. There are so many great options! This paper stack coordinates with Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set. I made a video to show how to make this card. It is a quick an easy card to make, but the video has some helpful tips. The dimensions for the card: Card base: 4 1/4" X... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
We just celebrated my grandma's 90th birthday. Here she is with our kids. Isn't she cute! I decided to get out my Brusho Crystal Colour to make her birthday card. I thought it would be nice to make a background for the large flower that I cut out using the Rose Garden thinlits. This is the card I made: I cut out the flower image first using shimmer white paper and saved the piece of the outline of the flower. I put the outline of the flower down and used it as a stencil to get the area inside of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
I am really liking our new Whisper White Narrow Note Cards and Envelopes. I used then to make this Valentine. Our Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series paper is so fun! It has shiny gold on one of the sides. I used Gold Foil paper to make the larger heart. I thought our Love Mini Tinsil Trim would be a good accent for the card. The rest of the supplies are below. tams# 20081 Product List Whisper White Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes [145583] $8.00 Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series Paper [145580] $13.00 Love Mini Tinsel Trim Combo Pack... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
My son just turned 18. He is our oldest, and this is not going tp be an easy Spring with college choices and graduation. This is the card I made for him. It is a super quick card using Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper. The die cut numbers personalize it a little. It is his girlfriend's birthday this week too so I made this card for her using our Whisper White Narrow notecards and envelopes. I love the size! I used the same numbers and a different designer series paper from the same pack. tams# 19953 Product List Picture... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
When I saw the Fruit Basket Stamp Set, I thought it would be fun to do a non-traditional valentine. I saw a sample online by Amy K that used the heart framelit with the pears so I decided that would be a great way to have the sentiment and pears. I love the Tutti-Frutti 6X6 designer series pack. There are so many fun designs on it! I bought 2! tams# 19724 Product List Fruit Basket Photopolymer Stamp Set [145833] $16.00 Tutti-Frutti 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [145606] $10.00 Sweet & Sassy Framelits Dies [141707] $35.00... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen
Spend $50 now - March 31 and pick one of these itmes free! 3/8" (1 Cm) Shimmer Ribbon Pack [147243] Amazing You Clear-Mount Stamp Set [147215] Amazing You Wood-Mount Stamp Set [147212] Beautiful Peacock Photopolymer Stamp Set [147239] Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper [147244] Epic Celebrations Clear-Mount Stamp Set [147236] Epic Celebrations Wood-Mount Stamp Set [147232] Fête Épique Clear-Mount Stamp Set (French) [147328] Fleurs Sincères Clear-Mount Stamp Set (French) [147284] Heartfelt Blooms Clear-Mount Stamp Set [147202] Heartfelt Blooms Wood-Mount Stamp Set [147197] Joli Paon Photopolymer Stamp Set (French) [147324] Lots Of Lavender Photopolymer Stamp Set [147194] Mixed Medallions Card... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Stamping With Kristen