Sunday, August 31, 2014

Jacksonville Starz Holiday Mini Catalog Blog Hop & Blog Candy!

Thanks for hoping over from Amanda Sevall's Blog.  I'm Rose Ann Marr and I live in Southwest Florida just outside of Fort Myers.  I have been making handmade cards since 2001 when I was invited to my first Stampin' UP! workshop.  I love their products and joined the Jacksonville Starz in 2010. 
My card was done with Bright & Beautiful.

  • Stamp Sets Bright & Beautiful (wood 135026 or clear 135029).
  • Card Stock Whisper White (100730), Night of Navy (100867), Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper (135315).
  •  Stamp Pad – Versa Mark Pad (102283) Night of Navy (126970)
  •  Misc. –Big Shot (113439), Stars Framelits (133723), Clear Emboss Powder (109130), White Emboss Powder (109132), Heat Tool (129053), Pearl Basic Jewels (119247), Fast Fuse Adhesive (129026), Glue Dots (103683) Stampin’ Dimensional (104430)
        Night of Navy  - 4 ¼ x 11 (folded in half for card base) and 4’ x 5 ¼” 
       Whisper White – 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 cut 2 
        Dazzling Diamonds – 4” x 4” square
  • Run the smaller piece of Night of Navy cardstock through the big shot using the 4” star.  Align about 1/4” from the top, be sure it is centered and straight across.  Using stars 2nd largest to smallest (4 total) align them inside each other on the sq. of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper.  Run thru Big Shot.  Set aside.
  • Align the Navy mat onto a piece of the White card stock.  Ink the large Star stamp with VersaMark then tap in to Navy ink pad, using your Navy Mat as a template, stamp the star inside the cutout. Cover your image with clear emboss powder and heat. Using the same inking technique, stamp ”Wishing You sentiment on your inside piece of white card stock add a small star to the bottom corner and emboss.  Stamp Season’s Greetings in VersaMark only and emboss with white emboss powder. 
  • To assemble, mount the white cardstock to the front and inside of base. Line up the Navy Mat star to star, using Dimensionals at all corner and in the in between each point of the star, mount to front.
  • Use glue dots or sticky strip to mount your largest star frame inside the cutout. Using Dimensionals mount the smallest star frame to the center of the design be sure to match points.   Add a pearl to the center of the star and a tiny pear to the center of the inside star.  
 Now I know everyone LOVES, LOVES, LOVES Blog candy, so here is what I am offering.  
A pack of Color Me Autumn Designer Series Paper from the Holiday Mini and a spool of Crushed Curry 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon.  Just leave a comment on my post and I will draw a name on Thursday 4th at 5 pm.

I appreciate you stopping in, please continue on the tour to meet Cari Verschueren from Jacksonville, FL at Paper crafting with Cari


Until next time Be kind and Do one thing today that makes you happy! 
Rose Ann

(The following links will take you to any or all websites on this tour) 

Lee Conrey -Stampingleeyours
Sheilah Stamper -
Amanda Sevall -
Rose Ann Marr -rosesstampinpad
Cari Verschueren - papercraftingwithcari
Priscilla Thoreson -randomlyprisrandomly pris
Susan Best - Stampinginferno

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Project Life by Stampin' UP!

Some of you have heard of or seen Project Life, it is a unique way to capture memories without the traditional scrapbooking  hassle.   A few months ago Stampin' UP! announced a partnership with the creator of Project Life Becky Higgins to create an exclusive line of PL sets that are only available thru Stampin' UP!  I for one have always been intimidated by scrapbooking, but I wanted to show you a couple of pages I made in a few minutes. 

this is a 12 x 12 page

Here is the 8 x 8 page.

Well that is all for today, be sure to check out the weekly deals.  Until next time....Be Kind and Do one thing today that makes YOU happy!
Rose Ann

Saturday, August 23, 2014

It's almost time!!!!

Wow, August is almost over, here in SW Florida the kids are back in school and it is very hot, but the rain has let up.  My grandson Cooper was here for his summer visit, each year he comes down for 3-4 weeks.  He is such a great boy, funny, smart and very loving.  He makes me proud, I am so happy to be his Grandma.  We went to Universal and he loved  Harry Potter but not the 3 hr wait to get into the attraction.  So he settled for a wand.   He is an old soul and just happy to hang with Grandpa & Grandma.  We stay up until the wee hours watching movies and talking about whatever comes to mind.  Love those nights.  They grow up so fast, it was just last year that we were watching cartoons. 
He was gathering eggs in this picture. He wanted French toast everyday, so I had him go out to the coop and get the eggs.  I really miss him. 

As some of you know, Stampin' UP! has a new Holiday Mini....It goes live for our Customers on August 28th.  I have had the opportunity to purchase several sets since Convention and wanted to share a couple of the cards I have made over the next few days.  If you haven't received a hard copy of the Mini let me know & I would be happy to send you one. 

My first share was done with the set Cheerful Christmas, I used the Fillgree Frame Textured Impression Folder to emboss the front and inside.

I used Basic Black as the base a mat of Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White.  Cherry Cobbler Ink Pad.  Lastly, I added a little pearl to the center of the design on the front.  I hope you enjoy...
Here is a list of products used:
Cheerful Christmas Stamp set (Wood 135146 $24.95/Clear 135149 $17.95), Fillgree Frame TIEF (135818 $7.95), Big Shot (11349 $99.95),  Basic black, Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White Card stock, Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink Pad and Basic Rhinestones. 

Don't forget you can check out any of Stampin' Up! specials by going to my side bar and clicking the icon.  Until Next time...Be Kind and Do one thing today that makes YOU happy!

New Recuriting Special;
When you sign up to be a SU demonstrator between Thursday August 21st -August 28, you get your starter kit with your choice of up to $150 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!  And to get you started on the right foot you also get a business supply pack valued at $65!.
That's a total value of $215!  All for $99!

Don't forget the Big Shot bundle special.....Buy a Big Shot at the regular price of $99.95 and get your choice of a free specially created bundles. This special ends at the end of the month.  Now is the time to get your Big Shot!  Already have your Big Shot then grab one of these special bundles @ 15% discount. 

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Buy a Big Shot choose a free Bundle.

Exclusive New Big Shot Bundles have Arrived!

August 1, 2014 If you're anything like us, you absolutely love when BIG opportunities come your way. That's why we've brought you the chance to receive one of five free stamp set/framelit bundles below (your choice!) with purchase of a Big Shot. And if you get a Big Shot now, you'll be ready for all the new Big Shot accessories in the holiday catalog. If you already own a Big Shot, you can still purchase these discounted bundles at an amazing 15% off! This is one deal you won't want to miss-only available from August 1-31-as these bundles are one-time only exclusives.

Oldie but Goodie.....
Have been selling some of my retired sets on Ebay and wanted to do a little special something to enclose in the box.  I have this set that even through it has been retired forever, I still love it, it's called Definitely Decorative Daisy. Thought is was a simple way to use some of my retired paper.  and you can never have to much happy in your ebay box.
Here are a few of the cards I did, they are stamped randomly.  I used sassy salutations for the sentiments.

Thanks for visiting.  Until next time......Be Kind and DO One Thing Today that Makes YOU Happy!
Rose Ann