Luv 2 Stamp Blog Hop Quiet Meadow Bundle

Welcome to the Luv 2 Stamp Blog Hop. 

This group is part of Patty Bennett's Luv 2 Stamp group of stampers.  More about joining Stampin' Up! at the end!  Be sure to look for it.  You may be beginning here for the hop, but you'll want to see everyone.  Each of the hoppers will showcase some of the new products from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  We love new stuff and we love passing along a few tips to help you be successful when stamping.  You may have come from Jason's blog post.  I love that necklace box!  Don't you!  I'm so glad you are here and can get to know the new catalog a little better!

I chose to use the Quiet Meadow bundle with the Meadow dies.  I also used the Scalloped Contours dies.

Quiet Meadow Set and Dies

For the first card, I created a monochromatic card using Gray Granite.  I love all the stamps in the set.  They are perfect for making easy backgrounds.

Quiet Meadow in Gray Granite by Jo Anne Hewins

This card starts with a Gray Granite base that is 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded at 4 1/4.  For the base, stamp the long stamp with words a few times at the top and the bottom.  Add the flowers at end corner.  The center of the card will be covered so don't worry about how that looks.  We are using Basic Gray ink.

Stamp the Basic White layer with the words as well.  I stamped down the whole layer.  Add some of the dots around the edges and some of the single flowers.  This layer measures 3 1/2 x 4 3/4.  Use a Blending Brush to add a little shading around the outside of the layer.  Add to the base at an angle.

The Gray Granite layer is from the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper.  It is cut out using the Scalloped Contours dies.  I used the 2nd largest rectangle die.  Stamp this layer the same.  I did stamp off.  For a few of the dots I did not stamp off.

Cut out the flower from Basic White.  Back the card stock with some of the Adhesive Sheets.  Stamp the flower with the words and use a Blending Brush to add just a little shading.  Pull the adhesive backing from the flower and add to the card.  It becomes a sticker so it's easy to adhere.  Trim the stem.

Quiet Meadow in Gray Granite Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Add a length of the Basic Gray twine from the Well Suited Twine Combo Pack.  I like to tape from the back.  Add some of the Foam Adhesive Sheets to the back or dimensionals.  Add the layer to the card front straight.

Add the saying, die in the Meadows dies, and a bow from the gray twine.

Quiet Meadow Jar Card by Jo Anne Hewins

This is my second card.  This card has a base of Thick Basic White 4 1/4 x 11, score and fold at 5 1/2.

I used the In Good Taste DSP for this card as well.  The first layer is cut to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 to cover the entire front.  Glue.  The bottom piece is 1 x 4 1/4.  Add along the bottom.  The vase is punched with the Jar Punch.  This paper is also from the In Good Taste.  Use a Blender Brush to add a little Night of Navy ink to soften the white.  Add a length of the Night of Navy twine from the Well Suited pack around the top.  Add some of the Foam Adhesive Sheet to the back and add to the center of the card.

Cut two of the leaves stem from Evening Evergreen.  I did cover the back of the card stock with Adhesive Sheets.  Add one coming from the upper right.  Trim the stem just below the jar and stick it under.  Do the same for the second leaf stem.  You might have to cut off part of it.  Just relocate.

Quiet Meadow Jar Card Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Cut three of the flower stems from Basic White with an Adhesive Sheet backing.  Color these stems using Blending Brushes and Sponge Daubers.  I used Soft Succulent, Polished Pink, Fresh Freesia, and Night of Navy.  After coloring the flowers, spray with a spritzer filled with water.  Allow to dry.  This will add a little interest.

Add butterflies that have been colored with dimensionals.

Add the tag and a bow of Night of Navy twine.

Here is the video showing how to make these cards.

 

Kurstan is up next!  She has great ideas!

Blog Hop Presenters.

Christy Frank - CA
Danielle Deana'e Diaz - NM
Jason Loucks - MA
Jo Anne Hewins - NC 
Kurstan del Rosario - CA
 
Lisa Rhine - CA
Melanie Hockin - OH
Patty Bennett - CA
Tammy Civello - CA
Teri West - AK

 

Quiet Meadow Duo by Jo Anne Hewins

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Here is the joining special I mentioned at the beginning.  Read all about it! 

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If you have been thinking about joining the Stampin' Up! family and my Luv 2 Create group, now is the perfect time!  During the month of May, you'll get $155 of product for $99 in the US.  You also get free business supplies, free shipping, and a free Paper Pumpkin.  Start getting a 20% discount, too!  I have lots of happy shoppers getting a discount and a few who are thinking about a business opportunity.  Either is fine!  Let me know if you are interested.   Click here if you know you are! 

I also want you to know about my new class for May featuring the Quiet Moment Bundle.  Find this bundle on page 110 of the new catalog.

May Class Quiet Meadow by Jo Anne Hewins

Here's a peek at my class for May using the Quiet Meadow bundle with the Meadow dies.  I've also used the Scalloped Contours dies.  These products are fantastic.  The class consists of 4 cards with pieces cut.  No stamped images can be sent.  You'll also get a video and PDF sent to you in an email.  With an order over $50 using the Host Code VTBU279H, you'll get the class for free.
You can also order this class for $25 plus shipping of $2.50.
Just think, you could order the Quiet Meadow bundle #155847 for $53 and get the class for free!  Order here on May 4th.
Luv 2 Create Team members can get the class for $15.
Note:  If you order over $150 and can earn Host Rewards, do no use the Host Code.  You'll still get the class!
I'll have this ready to mail and email by May 11th.

Quiet Meadow Card Duo by Jo Anne Hewins

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Very Versailles and a Color Challenge

Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #662.  It's a color challenge using the colors Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, and Soft Succulent.

CCMC662

I haven't used the Very Versailles stamp set in a long time and decided to pull it out.  This set is really a classic.  Here is my card.

CCMC #662 Very Versailles by Jo Anne Hewins

The base of this card is Soft Succulent.  I love this color.  Of course I do.  Green is my signature color, I guess, since my house is painted mostly green.  This color is certainly succulent!  Cut it to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and fold at 4 1/4.

The layer of Cajun Craze is cut to 3 7/8 x 5 1/8.

The next layer is Basic White measuring 3 3/4 x 5.  Here is where all the action takes place.

I started out stamping the words in the background using stamped off Cajun Craze ink.  I decided it needed softening so I pulled out my Blending Brush and began to add Cajun Craze ink.  Get a little of the extra ink off of the brush on scrap paper.  Start off the edge.  I hit mainly the corners.  Remember that you can always add more ink.  It's practically impossible to take it away.

Add the branches in Soft Succulent ink.

CCMC#662 Very Versailles Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Run some of the Soft Succulent Ribbon around the white layer and attach with tape on the back.  Make a bow and set aside.

Use the Stitched So Sweetly dies to cut out the sentiment layer.  I actually stamped the image first in Crushed Curry and added the saying in Soft Succulent before I cut it out.  That way you can really center the image on the layer.  I felt the white was too stark and added a faint bit of Cajun Craze with leftover ink on my Blending Brush.

Add the later with dimensionals and the bow with glue dots.

Add a few of the green Genial Gems.  You'll have to have these gems!

CCMC #662 Very Versailles Project by Jo Anne Hewins

For the inside stamp pretty much the same as the outside.  Placement is a little different.  The sentiment is part of the Very Versailles stamp set.

CCMC #662 Very Versailles Card by Jo Anne Hewins

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HOST ORDER TOTAL* STAMPIN’ REWARDS ADDITIONAL STAMPIN’ REWARDS  50% OFF ITEM**
$150.00 USD/$200.00 CAD 10%    
$250 USD/$300 CAD 10% $25 USD/$30 CAD  
$300 USD/$375 CAD 12%  
$450 USD/$550 CAD 14% 1
$600+ USD/$725+ CAD 16%

To download the flyer click it.

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There's an additional great promotion that begins today.  

Join +

If you have been thinking about joining the Stampin' Up! family and my Luv 2 Create group, now is the perfect time!  During the month of May, you'll get $155 of product for $99 in the US.  You also get free business supplies, free shipping, and a free Paper Pumpkin.  Start getting a 20% discount, too!  I have lots of happy shoppers getting a discount and a few who are thinking about a business opportunity.  Either is fine!  Let me know if you are interested.   Click here if you know you are! 

I also want you to know about my new class for May featuring the Quiet Moment Bundle.  Find this bundle on page 110 of the new catalog.

May Class Quiet Meadow by Jo Anne Hewins

Here's a peek at my class for May using the Quiet Meadow bundle with the Meadow dies.  I've also used the Scalloped Contours dies.  These products are fantastic.  The class consists of 4 cards with pieces cut.  No stamped images can be sent.  You'll also get a video and PDF sent to you in an email.  With an order over $50 using the Host Code VTBU279H, you'll get the class for free.
You can also order this class for $25 plus shipping of $2.50.
Just think, you could order the Quiet Meadow bundle #155847 for $53 and get the class for free!  Order here on May 4th.
Luv 2 Create Team members can get the class for $15.
Note:  If you order over $150 and can earn Host Rewards, do no use the Host Code.  You'll still get the class!
I'll have this ready to mail and email by May 11th.

CCMC #662 Very Versailles Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

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Facebook Live 5.5.2021 Inspired Thoughts

Hello, hello!  I'm so glad you are here today.  For my Facebook Live today, we took a walk through the catalog.  I tried to point out some information to help you navigate our catalog.  It's so awesome and beautiful, but there are a few things you just might miss.

Next I showed the fantastic Basic Borders dies.  They are definitely something you need, but you could miss them.  I made a card using those dies and the Inspired Thoughts bundle.   You'll also like the Inspiring Canopy dies.  Here's the card.

Inspired Thoughts Card by Jo Anne Hewins

The base of this card is Thick Basic White that is cut to 4 1/4 x 11.  Score and fold at 5 1/2.  Use the rick-rack die from the Basic Borders dies to cut off about an inch from the bottom of the front.

Add a piece of Old Olive designer paper from the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper that is 1 1/4 x 4 1/4 to the bottom of the inside.

In the Basic Border dies, there is one that looks like clouds.  Cut this from a scrap.  Use it to make the clouds using Misty Moonlight pad and a Blending Brush.  It's so easy.

The trees are cut all in one piece using the Inspiring Canopy dies.  Glue to the card with the trunks of the trees going below the border.  Trim to match.  These are cut from the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper.

Cut four of the larger canopies and one of the smaller ones from Old Olive.  Add the mini dimensionals to the back and adhere.

Inspired Thoughts Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Cut the sun from Daffodil Delight.  The die is part of the Inspiring Canopy dies.

Stamp the Hello in Early Espresso.

Wrap Linen Thread around the card two times and tie into a know.  Add a bow with dimensionals.

InSpired Thoughts Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

For the inside, the saying is from the Inspired Thoughts set.  Cut the trees from designer paper from the Beauty of the Earth pack.

Here is the Facebook Live video.

 

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From May 4th until June 14th you can earn extra Host Rewards.  All you need to do is have an order of $250 or more.  Enjoy getting free stuff!

HOST ORDER TOTAL* STAMPIN’ REWARDS ADDITIONAL STAMPIN’ REWARDS  50% OFF ITEM**
$150.00 USD/$200.00 CAD 10%    
$250 USD/$300 CAD 10% $25 USD/$30 CAD  
$300 USD/$375 CAD 12%  
$450 USD/$550 CAD 14% 1
$600+ USD/$725+ CAD 16%

To download the flyer click it.

Collect

There's an additional great promotion that begins today.  

Join +

If you have been thinking about joining the Stampin' Up! family and my Luv 2 Create group, now is the perfect time!  During the month of May, you'll get $155 of product for $99 in the US.  You also get free business supplies, free shipping, and a free Paper Pumpkin.  Start getting a 20% discount, too!  I have lots of happy shoppers getting a discount and a few who are thinking about a business opportunity.  Either is fine!  Let me know if you are interested.   Click here if you know you are! 

I also want you to know about my new class for May featuring the Quiet Moment Bundle.  Find this bundle on page 110 of the new catalog.

May Class Quiet Meadow by Jo Anne Hewins

Here's a peek at my class for May using the Quiet Meadow bundle with the Meadow dies.  I've also used the Scalloped Contours dies.  These products are fantastic.  The class consists of 4 cards with pieces cut.  No stamped images can be sent.  You'll also get a video and PDF sent to you in an email.  With an order over $50 using the Host Code VTBU279H, you'll get the class for free.
You can also order this class for $25 plus shipping of $2.50.
Just think, you could order the Quiet Meadow bundle #155847 for $53 and get the class for free!  Order here on May 4th.
Luv 2 Create Team members can get the class for $15.
Note:  If you order over $150 and can earn Host Rewards, do no use the Host Code.  You'll still get the class!
I'll have this ready to mail and email by May 11th.

Inspired Thoughts Card by Jo Anne Hewins

See you next time.  I hope you stamp something today!

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Live Stampin' Up! Catalog Day!

We sure look forward to new catalog days!  Today is the day!  I have a few things you need to know!  First of all, this catalog is fantastic!  You will love it.  To download, click on the image.

Annual Catalog image 2021-2022

 

If you need a catalog, please let me know.  I'm happy to send one to you if you don't already have a demonstrator.

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From May 4th until June 14th you can earn extra Host Rewards.  All you need to do is have an order of $250 or more.  Enjoy getting free stuff!

HOST ORDER TOTAL* STAMPIN’ REWARDS ADDITIONAL STAMPIN’ REWARDS  50% OFF ITEM**
$150.00 USD/$200.00 CAD 10%    
$250 USD/$300 CAD 10% $25 USD/$30 CAD  
$300 USD/$375 CAD 12%  
$450 USD/$550 CAD 14% 1
$600+ USD/$725+ CAD 16%

 

To download the flyer click it.

Collect

There's an additional great promotion that begins today.  

Join +

If you have been thinking about joining the Stampin' Up! family and my Luv 2 Create group, now is the perfect time!  During the month of May, you'll get $155 of product for $99 in the US.  You also get free business supplies, free shipping, and a free Paper Pumpkin.  Start getting a 20% discount, too!  I have lots of happy shoppers getting a discount and a few who are thinking about a business opportunity.  Either is fine!  Let me know if you are interested.   Click here if you know you are! 

I also want you to know about my new class for May featuring the Quiet Moment Bundle.  Find this bundle on page 110 of the new catalog.

May Class Quiet Meadow by Jo Anne Hewins

Here's a peek at my class for May using the Quiet Meadow bundle with the Meadow dies.  I've also used the Scalloped Contours dies.  These products are fantastic.  The class consists of 4 cards with pieces cut.  No stamped images can be sent.  You'll also get a video and PDF sent to you in an email.  With an order over $50 using the Host Code VTBU279H, you'll get the class for free.
You can also order this class for $25 plus shipping of $2.50.
Just think, you could order the Quiet Meadow bundle #155847 for $53 and get the class for free!  Order here on May 4th.
Luv 2 Create Team members can get the class for $15.
Note:  If you order over $150 and can earn Host Rewards, do no use the Host Code.  You'll still get the class!
I'll have this ready to mail and email by May 11th.

To help you get more acquainted with this catalog, I also have some videos for you from SU.

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks so much for joining me today!  I hope you found something useful and a product you MUST have!


Color Fusers Blog Hop for May 2021

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for May of 2021.  We are using the colors Poppy Parade, Flirty Flamingo, Pool Party, and Bumblebee.  You might have just come from Melissa's blog.  I'm sure she had a very artsy sample.  I love her creations!  I'm so glad you are here.

 

For my card I'm using the Sweet Ice Cream bundle.  These items are carried over to the new catalog as separate items.

Color Fusers May Sweet Ice Cream Card by Jo Anne Hewins

Start with a card base of Poppy Parade that is 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, folded at 4 1/4.

The next layer is Flirty Flamingo and measures 3 3/4 x 5.  Assemble all from this layer and then add at the end to the Poppy Parade base with dimensionals or you could use the Foam Adhesive Sheets as well.

A layer of Basic White measuring 3 5/8 x 4 7/8  is next.  Use a Pool Party Stampin' Write Marker to make speckles over this layer.  Simply pull the large end of the marker over the inside of the cap toward the paper.  Now run this layer through the Cut & Emboss Machine with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.  Glue to the Flirty Flamingo layer.

Punch the cone from the Ice Cream Corner Designer Series Paper.  This paper is still available until the end of June since it's in the January-June catalog.  Use the Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch.

Stamp two each of the ice cream cones in our colors for today Poppy Parade, Flirty Flamingo, Pool Party, and Bumblebee.  The bumblebee ice cream is stamped off.

Start with the cone at the bottom and one ice cream scoop.  Keep piling on the scoops until you are at the top.  I had one scoop left over for the inside of the card.

Color Fusers May Sweet Ice Cream Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Stamp the saying on Basic White in Poppy Parade and fussy cut with snips.  Add across the card with dimensionals.

Tie a length of the Pool Party Sheer Ribbon around this flamingo layer and tie in a bow in front.  I like to add a little glue dot under the first tie.  That's holds everything in place while you finish the bow.

Add some of the Artistry Blooms Adhesive Backed Sequins in Pool Party.

Color Fusers May Sweet Ice Cream Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

For the inside of the card, punch another cone and use the left over scoop from the front.  The saying is from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set in Poppy Parade.

Color Fusers May Sweet Ice Cream and Punch by Jo Anne Hewins

There you go.  This one is pretty easy.  

Nicolle is up next.  I know you'll love her project.  Don't forget to visit everyone!  

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Melissa Kerman
Jo Anne Hewins
Nicolle Belesimo
Brenda Nelson
Tami Hewlett
Gail
Bonnie O'Neill
Melanie Hockin

 

Have a wonderful day.  I hope you stamp something!  Two great deals beginning on May 4th as well as the beginning of the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  It's a BIG DAY!

 

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$150.00 USD/$200.00 CAD 10%    
$250 USD/$300 CAD 10% $25 USD/$30 CAD  
$300 USD/$375 CAD 12%  
$450 USD/$550 CAD 14% 1
$600+ USD/$725+ CAD 16%

When your order reaches $250, you get an extra $25 in Stampin' Rewards!  This is from May 4th until June 14th!  WOW!

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Color Fusers May Sweet Ice Cream Project by Jo Anne Hewins

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