Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Vintage Tools

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia are participating. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you! Our theme this month is “Masculine”. Many of us find it difficult to make masculine cards. Stampin’ Up!® has come to our rescue in the new catalogue – there are a number of masculine sets that will help you to make these cards. (You may find that there are so many masculine options that you don’t know which one to use first!

You may be starting your hop here, or you may have landed from Joy Nelson’s blog. Did you love her project?

My husband was really excited when he saw the Vintage Tools stamp set in the catalogue, so of course I had to order it for him! I stamped the tools onto Smokey Slate card stock, coloured the handles in using my Blends and then fussy cut them. The DSP is Sun Prints and the background texture was made with the Stripes and Splatters 3D embossing folder

Be sure to complete the hop to see all the wonderful ideas that we have to share with you. The next stop is Terri Stewart. I can’t wait to see what she has created this month.

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Shirley Merker
Julia Mazur
Annette McMillan
Joy Nelson
Tracy Held <== YOU ARE HERE
Terri Stewart
Julia Quinn
Krissi Hannahs

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Paper Snips
[103579]
$19.25

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Up until the end of May there is an additional sign up bonus: In addition to the starter kit you’ll also receive FREE 2022–2024 In Color products, including In Color Grid Paper, In Color Ink Pad Collection, In Color A4 Cardstock, and In Color 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments. That’s an additional $116.50 value of products just for joining the team! If you have been thinking of joining up, this is a fantastic opportunity. Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 16th June 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s tutorial bundle showcases the 2022-2024 In Colours and uses a variety of stamp sets. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

This is the card that I contributed this month. All the instructions to make are in the tutorial bundle.

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Creativity Abounds Blog Hop – Sending Smiles in 2022-2024 In Colors

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Welcome to our May Creativity Abounds Blog Hop. We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world that are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can Inspire your creativity.

If you live in Australia and shop with me you will receive this tutorial bundle FREE! This tutorial bundle showcases the 2022-2024 In Colors and we use a variety of products with the colours. In this blog hop we each offer a bonus project which compliments the tutorial bundle. I have chosen Sending Smiles to use for my card.

The torn out of a notebook look on the edge of the Basic White layer was made using the Blossoming Happiness dies (keep checking back, next week I will be giving details for the July Stamp Camp which uses the Hues Of Happiness suite). The colours aren’t showing up very well in the photo, but my bow is actually a double two tone bow using the Starry Sky and Orchid Oasis Metallic Ribbon.

Here is a sneak peek of all the projects in the tutorial bundle:

You may be starting here or have come from someone else’s blog – either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed – so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin’ Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin’ Up!® teams. Don’t forget the special joining offer this month – you pay $169 and get to choose $235 worth of products. In addition to this you’ll also receive FREE 2022–2024 In Color products, including In Color Grid Paper, In Color Ink Pad Collection, In Color A4 Cardstock, and In Color 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments. That’s an additional $116.50 value of products just for joining the team! If you have been thinking of joining up, this is a fantastic offer. I would love to welcome you to my team. Click here to join me.

This is the card that I contributed this month. All the instructions to make are in the tutorial bundle.

May Thank You Cards – Sentimental Swirls

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Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

If you place an order with me during May, I will send you one of these cards as a thank you as well as a copy of the latest Creativity Abounds tutorial bundle.

Did you realise that the the elements in Sentimental Swirls coordinate with Flowers Of Friendship stamp and the Flowers and leaves punch?

I hope that my card has inspired you. We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators, and we know you are going to love all the creativity that is being showcased today. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

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Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo Pack
[145058]
$15.50

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

S6ymbols Of Fortune

Hues Of Happiness for World Ovarian Cancer Day

Thank you for joining us for the May Blogging Friends hop. This month we are showing our support for World Ovarian Cancer Day – which is on the 8th May. Ovarian cancer is the most lethal of the female cancers. This isn’t one type of cancer, but is the umbrella term for 30 different types of cancers. The colour for ovarian cancer is teal. Translating teal into Stampin’ Up! colours, I have used Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana.

I used the Happiness Abounds bundle to do the stamping and the dies in the bundle to cut out the flowers from the Hues Of Happiness DSP (one of the best features of this suite is that the dies cut out the flowers in the DSP. For the centre panel. I applied Coastal Cabana ink to the Fern 3D Embossing Folder. The Coastal Cabana foil sheet is no longer available, it was from the pack that was part of the Waves Of Inspiration pre-order.

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope everyone has a fun and creative weekend. Be sure to hop around and see what everyone else has created.

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If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

S6ymbols Of Fortune

2022-2023 Annual Catalogue Blog Hop

One of our most exciting times of the year is when a new catalogue goes live. In today’s blog hop we are show casing our favourite products. With so many lovely exciting products, it is difficult to choose your favourite favourite!

I have combined elements from different suites to make this card. I used the Teacup dies, Hues Of Happiness DSP and 2022-2024 In Colour Glimmer paper.

Add a cute little teacup with a Ferrero Rocher inside and you have the perfect combination for Mother’s Day. If you want to make some of the teacups, you can see the replay of last week’s Facebook live here.

If you want to know how to create this card, join me for my Facebook live on Sunday morning at 10:00 and I’ll show you how I made it. if you haven’t already liked my Facebook page, you can find it here.

Hop around and see what everyone else loves in the new catalogue.

Product List
Teacup Dies
[160186]
$47.00

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. If you haven’t signed up for our Stamp Camp on the 30th April, there is still time to join us. You can find more details about the Stamp camp here. To place your order for the suite, visit my online store. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

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Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – Let’s Set Sail

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Thank you for joining us for this Stampin’ Creative blog hop. The theme for this month is “Masculine Makes” We all seem to find masculine cards a bit more challenging. There are so many beautiful floral stamp sets, you are spoiled for choice when it comes to making feminine cards, but we battle to make cards for the men in our lives. Fortunately, there are some lovely masculines stamp sets that are available at the moment. One of my favourites is Let’s Set Sail. As an added bonus, you can bundle it with the Sailboat Builder punch.

This is a faux step card and look like this from the side

I have had a crazy couple of weeks, so things aren’t as up to date as I would like them to be. Check back here on Sunday, and I will have instructions on how to make this card posted.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Below is the list of all the hop participants. Be sure to visit them all to see what they have created. We love hearing from you, so please leave us comments to let us know what you think about our projects

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Heat Tool
[129056]
$50.00

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. If you haven’t signed up for our Stamp Camp on the 30th April, there is still time to join us. You can find more details about the Stamp camp here. To place your order for the suite, visit my online store. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

S6ymbols Of Fortune

Share It Sunday

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Thank you for joining us for our Sunday blog hop (of course in Australia this goes live at 2:00am Monday morning, but it is a great start to the working week when we wake up!) There is no theme for this hop, it is for each of us to choose what project we want to share. This week I have been working on Masculine cards. I found the pelican in the Waves of Inspiration stamp set was the perfect go to.

I used the Bark 3D embossing folder (which has unfortunately sold out in Australia) to create the wavy looking background. I decided to stamp the water for some variation ofr my Facebook live this morning.

If you missed the live you can watch the replay below:

Be sure to hop around and see what everyone else has chosen to share with us.

Product List

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. If you haven’t signed up for our Stamp Camp on the 30th April, there is still time to join us. You can find more details about the Stamp camp here. To place your order for the suite, visit my online store. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

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Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Tasteful Touches

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia are participating. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you! Our theme this month is “Flowers”. There are so many floral stamp sets in our catalogues that it is difficult to choose just one. You may be starting your hop here, or you may have landed from Maureen Rauchfuss’ blog. Did you love her project?

I decided to use one of my favourite flowers which is on the last chance list. It is from the Tasteful Touches stamp set. The last time I checked this set is still available in Australia, and as a bonus it is 50% off. I added more flowers in the background with the Pretty Flowers embossing folder. You might be surprised to know that the DSP is New Horizons. It probably isn’t a piece that you have seen too often as we all tend to use the pieces that create a scene, but this is one of the reverse sides. The sentiment is from Flowering Tulips stamp set.

Be sure to complete the hop to see all the wonderful ideas that we have to share with you. The next stop is Terri Stewart. I can’t wait to see what she has created this month.

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If you get lost along the way, here is the complete hop listing:
Shirley Merker
Sandra Roberts
Sue Boerner
Julia Mazur
Annette McMillan
Joy Nelson 
Maureen Rauchfuss
Tracy Held <== YOU ARE HERE
Terri Stewart
Julia Quinn
Krissi Hannahs
Nancy Reynolds
Traci Gardner

Product List

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 19th May 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. If you haven’t signed up for our Stamp Camp on the 30th April, there is still time to join us. You can find more details about the Stamp camp here. To place your order for the suite, visit my online store. Here is a sneak peek of the projects in the month’s bundle:

The directions to make this card are included in the bundle

Creativity Abounds Blog Hop – Symbols Of Fortune

Welcome to our April Creativity Abounds Blog Hop. We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world that are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can Inspire your creativity.

If you live in Australia and shop with me you will receive this tutorial bundle FREE! This tutorial bundle uses the Symbols of Fortune suite from the January – June 2022 mini catalogue. If you haven’t signed up for our Stamp Camp on the 30th April, there is still time to join us. You can find more details about the Stamp camp here. To place your order for the suite, visit my online store. This blog hop will give you a peek of bonus projects that you can make using the suite. these are the projects that we will be demonstrating at the Stamp Camp. here is my project:

This is a fun fold card that opens like this:

Here is a sneak peek of all the projects in this month’s tutorial bundle

You may be starting here or have come from someone else’s blog – either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed – so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin’ Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin’ Up!® teams.

If you are wondering about what is included in the tutorial bundle, this is my card:

Meet the design team

April Thank You Cards – Hand Penned

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Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

If you place an order with me during April, I will send you one of these cards as a thank you as well as a copy of the latest Creativity Abounds tutorial bundle.

I stamped my images with the additional rectangle on top of the card front and then coloured in the flowers on the rectangle. Then I ran the rectangle through my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine with the Bark 3D embossing folder.

I hope that my card has inspired you. We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators, and we know you are going to love all the creativity that is being showcased today. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

Product List

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! It costs you $169 to sign up as a demonstrator and you can choose $235 worth of products for your starter kit! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 20th April 2022 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features a variety of Spring themed cards using products from the 2021-2022 annual and the January – June mini catalogues, and contains 13 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. These cards can easily be adapted to make a Mother’s Day card (and possibly get you into the position of favourite child!) Below is a sneak peek of the projects included in the bundle.