Blue Ribbon

Here’s another of my swaps from convention.  This was for an organized swap I participate in each year with the Ink the Beginnings group, which is a group of my stamping sisters from Texas and Oklahoma.  I always receive the best swaps from this group!

Hope you’re enjoying your weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Blue Ribbon, Take a Ticket
Paper:  Whisper White, Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Summer Smooches dsp
Ink:  Island Indigo, More Mustard
Embellishments:  Chevron Folder, Bitty Banners Framelits, Finishing Touches Edgelits, 2-3/8” Scallop Circle punch, 1-1/4” Circle punch, Ticket Duo Builder punch, 3/16” Corner punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Island Indigo Baker’s Twine, stapler

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Do You “Get” the Tickets?

I’m finding that I have gotten rather addicted to the Take a Ticket wheel, with its coordinating punch, the Ticket Duo Builder punch.  However, after examining some of my recent cards on which I’ve used these tickets, my 11-year-old daughter said, “I don’t get it.  What do tickets have to do with a birthday?”  Hmmm…good question.  All I could come up with was, “Well, I just like them.  I think they’re cute.”  Doesn’t that sound like a preteen answer?

So, what do you think?  Do you “get” the tickets on cards?  Regardless, I hope you enjoy looking at them.

Have a good day!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Blue Ribbon, Take a Ticket
Ink:  Basic Gray, Pumpkin Pie, Pool Party
Paper:  Basic Gray, Pool Party, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Polka Dot Parade dsp
Embellishments:  Chevron embossing folder, Apothecary Accents framelits, Finishing Touches edgelits, Bitty Banners framelits, 2-3/8″ Scallop Circle punch, 1-3/4″ Circle punch, 1-1/4″ Circle punch, Ticket Duo Builder punch, Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Pool Party Baker’s Twine

World Spectacular Balloon

Of all the new product suites in the catalog, I think the World Spectacular suite may be my favorite. 

I mixed things up a little bit by using some of the new Howlstooth & Scaringbone designer series paper from the Holiday mini catalog.  I love how this paper is great not only for Halloween projects, but for everything.  It’s such a versatile paper!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  You’re Amazing, Itty Bitty Banners (sentiment)
Ink:  Gumball Green, Tangerine Tango, Summer Starfruit, Basic Gray
Paper:  Howlstooth & Scaringbone designer series paper, Pool Party, Brights designer series paper stack, In-Color designer series paper stack, Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla
Embellishments:  Ticket Duo Builder punch, Labels Collection framelits, Apothecary Accents framelits, Window Frames framelits, In Color Dahlias

First Post

Well, I feel like I am one of the last Stampin’ Up! demonstrators to dive into the blogging world.  But I think that I am slowly but surely starting to figure this thing out.

A customer called and asked me to help her with creating a party favor that would be easy and inexpensive to make for a large group of people.  This is what I came up with:

This project was really easy and fun to make.  Enjoy your day!

Supplies Used:  Alhambra Jumbo Wheel, Take a Ticket wheel, Mixed Bunch stamp set, Labels Collection Framelits, Blossom punch, Ticket Duo Builder punch, Pearl Basic Jewels

Colors Used:  Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral, Pool Party.