Stampin Up On Stage Conference Event

I'm back from a whirl wind few days in Las Vegas. I attended the Stampin Up mini convention over the weekend and it was amazing. I had a few set backs since I arrived home on Monday, but I think everything is starting to fall into place now. If I could only catch up on some much needed sleep.... but thats another story for another time. Lol.

I wanted to share a few pictures of our fabulous few days. Stampin Up really does great events and this was no exception. So many fabulous new things on the horizon and we learned so much!

This is the hotel that the Stampin Up On Stage Las Vegas event was held. The Rio hotel was really beautiful.

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My friend, Raelene and I flew in early to do some touristy things before the Stampin Up event. I forgot that the airport had slot machines! I talked to a few locals and they said that slot machines are everywhere- even the grocery store!

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We did some shopping and took in a show on our first day. It was fun because we got to go to the Mirage to see the show. Its such a gorgeous hotel. The shows at all the hotels are always advertised on all the buildings, just like this.

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Here we are in the tropical lobby, right before the show.

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We saw the Beatles "Love" Cirque Du Soleil. Gotta have some snacks for the show...

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So many amazing performers.

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Cool skateboarders.

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We did a little shopping at the Venetian as well as Ceasars the next day. I think this hotel is so pretty. I was here a few years ago and it still makes my jaw drop.

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These are the shops inside. It actually looks and feels like you are outside because there is a sky painted on the ceiling.

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And of course the famous gondolas.

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We even had our make up done at Sephora. We didn't plan it- it just worked out that way. I guess they were having a promotion and we just happened to be there at the right time. It was actually great, because I had a special Stampin Up Centre Stage dinner to attend that night, and my make up looked perfect!

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They even decided to fix up our hair. They were so sweet and such a great make up team.

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Raelene and her make up artist. She looked even more beautiful than she normally does... if thats possible.

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And me and my sweet make up artist. So glad she made me look presentable for my Stampin Up dinner.

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My blog is ready to post so I must sign off now. I will be blogging about the actual SU event, next, so come back and read all about it!

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin and Come back again soon!


Stampin Up Wedding Card with the Cake Soiree stamp set

As you read this post, I am currently at the Stampin Up On Stage (mini convention) Event in Las Vegas, Nevada!

I won't be gone long and I'll be sure to share some fun pictures when I return. Check out my instagram and facebook pages in the meantime. (stampin with kjoyink) for some real time photos of the event.

Today I'm sharing another Cake Soiree stamp set card with matching Sweet Cake dies. This is such a pretty set with beautiful Sweet Soiree designer paper to match.

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I matched the colors to the designer paper. I used flirty flamingo and powder pink cardstock as well as silver glimmer paper and a delicate white doily.

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I colored the flowers with a blender pen, dipped in the lids of inkpads. The colors are flirty flamingo, sweet sugarplum and old olive. Can you see the shimmer on the flowers? Its the Wink of Stella brush. I brushed over the flowers with it, once I had them colored.

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 I stamped "Best Wishes" in sweet sugarplum ink onto a piece of flirty flamingo cardstock, then punched it out with the Classic Label Punch.

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I added a rich razzleberry Glitter Enamel Dot to the sweet flower topper. I think I use these dots on everything. They are just so pretty!

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And there you have it. Another beautiful wedding card (or birthday card) for all those upcoming summer celebrations.

Thanks again for stopping by!

Until the next time...

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Super Cool and Fun Birthday Cards

I have 3 cute cards to share with you today. We made these at Card Class last week. They are super simple and super cute!

I used the Birthday Wit stamp set. Its got some really funny birthday greetings, when you feel like being in a silly mood.

Here's the first of three...

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I added some Tutti Frutti sequins and a little washi tape from the Myths and Magic suite. This has to be my favorite washi tape. The Myths and Magic package come with 3 rolls of sparkle and glimmery tapes.

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Card 2: The background is the Picture Perfect Party, designer paper. It is awesome! I love all the bright colors and the amazing photos on this paper.

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Check out the washi tape on this one...

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The cardstock colors are whisper white and peek a boo peach. I also used peek a boo peach and bermuda bay inks. Just a reminder: the peek a boo peach is retiring at the end of May, along with all the other "In Colors" from the 2016-2018 group. Get them early- they sell out quick- probably before the end of April.

Card 3:

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The trio: So cute!

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Hope you liked this super fun and "funny" birthday cards. We had a lot of fun making them.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Until the next time...

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Bunny Bonus

One last bunny card from the "A Good Day" stamp set. How can I resist this cute little thing? So heres a quick post with the bunny again in different colors and a new layout.

I used the Petal Pairs "vines" emboss folder as well as the Naturally Eclectic designer paper for the split background.

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The colors used are wisteria wonder, whisper white and pool party.

I used the coordinating 1 1/8 and 1 3/8 scallop punches to layer the bunny as well as the Starburst punch in wisteria wonder.

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The sweet little embroidery hoops frame this little cutie so perfectly. I added the lovely smoky slate gingham ribbon to wrap it all up. Did you notice the tiny pearl on the pool party bow? How sweet is that?

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Just a note: the hoop stays on great with the tombow multi purpose glue and the ribbon has a soft shimmer to it that you can't she in the photo.

This was the Bonus card at Card Class and it sure was a huge it with the ladies. Hope you like it too!

Until the next time...

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Stampin Up "In The Trees" stamp set with Watercolor Pencils

This is such a cool stamp set. I love that it has a hammock and cute little pennants and  lights to hang from the trees. It even has a tiny squirrel!

This card was very basic. I simply stamped the images in basic black archival ink, and used Stampin Up Watercolor Pencils and an Aqua-Painter to color them in.

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I used watercolor paper to stamp and color on. The other cardstocks are soft sky and crumb cake.

For the trees, I just randomly colored the entire top of the tree with the old olive and bermuda bay pencils. I kind of just scribbled the colors in. Then I used the aqua painter to wash over the leaves and blend the colors together.

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For the clouds and tree trunk, I outlined the image and washed over it with the aqua painter. The flowers and grass are lightly colored before I used the aqua painter to give them a water colored look.

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I love my embellishments, and here you can see that I've added a few Glitter and Clear Epoxy dots.

The sun is from the "Let the Good Times Roll" roller coaster stamp set. I stamped it in daffodil delight and then used the pumpkin pie watercolor pencil to highlight. I washed over it with my aqua painter as well.

Here's a close up of the sun. I needed to add some "shine" so I used the Wink of Stella brush to make it sparkle.

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I cut out the clouds and popped them on with mini dimensionals.

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I used the Congratulations greeting from the set because I thought it would make a great Gradution card. Especially for a young man. Its a great masculine set as well as any age or gender.

We've never had a stamp set quit like this. I think its pretty awesome. What do you think?

Thanks for taking the time to take a look!

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

 

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Sneak Peek-Card Class Mothers Day card

Here's a quick sneak peek at one of the cards we will be making at Card Class this week.

I used the Lovely Wishes stamp set from the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog to design this simple and elegant Mothers Day card.

I decided on the color berry burst as the bold pop of color. I think it looks amazing with the black and white, Petal Passions designer paper.

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The leaves are stamped in old olive. This color never goes out of trend. Its my go-to green.

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A beautiful berry burst metalic edge ribbon ties it all up. This ribbon is smooth satin and glorious with a bit of silver sparkle - my favorite!

I think the ladies are going to love this one. Its quick and easy to make, but elegant enough to make an impression.

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Thanks for visiting my blog today. Be sure to come back again soon, for more card making inspiration.

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

 

I'TS SALE A BRATION! 

*EVERY $50 purchase - receive a FREE item from the Sale a bration Brochure (see brochure on my sidebar>) click here to order.

*EVERY $250 order or party - receive and EXTRA $25 Free Merchandise- that's in addition to the regular benefits for a $25 order! click here to order

*Sign up for the Stampin Up Starter Kit and get an additional 2 FREE Stamp sets of your choice!! Click here to order your starter kit.

 

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