What’s So FUN About Learning A NEW Technique?

Don’t you LOVE the DECORATIVE MASKS that are available in the annual catalog, check them out on page 205!! They are SO fun and simple to use too, but did you know that you can make your very own?  It’s true!!  In fact I went a little HOG WILD with this technique for my upcoming TOTALLY TECHNIQUES CLASS for Sept.  It’s all about Die Cut Stenciling, or masking… this class will be SO MUCH FUN!!  And the best part is that it’s a technique that ANYONE can do, no matter your experience level.

Totally Techniques Sept. Class from http://www.handstampedstyle.com learn how to Die Cut Stencil and create FAB projects!

Die Cut Stenciling is the featured technique for this month.

I am going to teach you several different ways to get this effect and accomplish this technique, you are going to love it so much you will be replicating this on EVERYTHING!!  Here are just a few projects we will be making along with our recipe card.

Totally Techniques Sept. Class from http://www.handstampedstyle.com learn how to Die Cut Stencil and create FAB projects!

This technique is so versatile you can create images for every occasion!!

Totally Techniques Sept. Class from http://www.handstampedstyle.com learn how to Die Cut Stencil and create FAB projects!

So many different products can be used to create this effect too!

It’s not just cards that we will be making either… I thought it would be fun to showcase a project that could be recreated for any occasion as well!

Totally Techniques Sept. Class from http://www.handstampedstyle.com learn how to Die Cut Stencil and create FAB projects!

It’s seriously SO much fun you won’t be able to stand it!!

Remember that I offer this class both LOCALLY and BY MAIL, which means that if you don’t live close enough to attend or you can’t make the live class dates then you can get the project kit (which includes consumable supplies) sent right to you so you can recreate this technique and these projects at home!  Check out the different options available by clicking on the SELECT OPTIONS button below!

Don’t wait- project kits and local class seats are limited, register TODAY to claim yours NOW!!

REMEMBER THESE CLASSES ARE COMING UP SOON- GET IN WHILE YOU CAN!!

ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT FOR THE WISH BIG KIT CLASS!!

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Will Your Holiday’s Be STACHE-tastic?!

I am in the prep phases of an upcoming event that will BLOW you away… and one of the samples for this event was inspired by the sketch challenge that we have for Hand Stamped Sentiments this month.  It’s super simple, which I love, and the best part is that it features the SANTA STACHE stamp set that is in the NEW Holiday Catalog- I can’t wait to show you!!!

Here is my little Stache Santa!

Santa Stache Christmas Card Camp sample, details coming soon, with http://www.handstampedstyle.com make this adorable sample for your Holiday Card this year!!

Find out even more details about my Christmas Card Stamp Camp soon, be on the look out!!

This is the sketch that we worked with this month for the challenge.

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I am always looking for simple and fun sketches that get my creative juices flowing.  It honestly is the easiest way to get creative without all the hassle and time wasting of trying to figure out what you are going to make.  Start with a sketch and see how easy it is!!  Give it a try for yourself, play along with us!  Simply create a project (it can be anything, a card, a scrap layout, whatever) using the sketch as your inspiration and then upload your project to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge blog, it’s super FUN and we select winners each challenge!!

I am off to complete the other class samples and enjoy my time working uninterrupted now that school is in!! HAPPY DANCE!!! Be sure to check in with me tomorrow for some other cute projects I have to share!  Don’t forget about the upcoming classes as well- remember that you can always check out the LOCAL CLASSES, CLASSES BY MAIL or ONLINE ONLY classes that I offer just by clicking on my  HSS ONLINE STORE located just under my header at the top of this blog!!

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What’s Going On For September?

I am still working like a crazy stamper to complete the samples for the upcoming classes for Sept. and October, I have some seriously FUN things planned for the next several months!  Check out the first few things I got going on for you…

The first class I have scheduled for Sept. is the WISH BIG KIT CLASS, this is a fun ans simple class that you can take part in either locally, by mail, or online only.  There are lots of options for you!  Get your kit TODAY because there are a limited number of them available!!

Wish Big Class with the Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit created by http://www.handstampedstyle.com simlpe cards and cute packaging

Creating gift packaging has never been SO easy!

WISH BIG KIT CLASS is SEPT. 6th from 11-1 PM- space is limited so register today!

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Then I have my monthly TOTALLY TECHNIQUE CLASS- I am working on this one today and should have the details up this week!  This class will also be available Locally, By Mail or Online Only as well.  Be sure to save the date if you are able to attend locally, here in San Antonio.

CLASS DATE: SEPT. 13th from 2-4 PM
or SEPT. 23rd from 11-1 PM

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I am looking forward to the SIMPLE STAMPING CLASS, I have coming up in Sept. too – these are going to be FUN and of course simple projects to create!  It’s all about festive packaging in Sept.  There is a little of everything… for every season and holiday, it will be FUN!

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Recreate these adorable packaging ideas for any holiday or occasion.

My local SIMPLE STAMPING CLASS is on SEPT. 16th from 11-1 PM or SEPT. 20th from 11-1 PM,

register today or select the class option that works best for you!

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I also have a few dates open for a fun GIRLS GET TOGETHER event.

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Schedule some time to create and laugh with the girls!

Wouldn’t you love to get together with your girls and make some super cute and simple projects?  Well, now you can!  You gather several of your friends for a personal class.  Schedule your own personal class at your home or mine, which ever works best for you.  You and your girls get to enjoy some time away from the kids and stress of life and walk away with FAB memories and cute projects.  Check out my HSS CALENDAR for open dates.

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Remember to SAVE the date for the amazing WORLD CARD-MAKING DAY EVENT I am planning for OCT. 4th!!  More details to come soon!!

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Take a moment and check out the different classes I have available.  I cater to everyone- those who can attend LOCAL CLASSES, or get many of them BY MAIL and make the projects at home or just get the ONLINE ONLY classes and learn how to create the fun projects with the supplies you already own…

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Washi Tape Is More Than Just Decorative!

I was hosting a luncheon yesterday at my house and one of my FUN cardio dancing friends came and was commenting on how inspiring my Stamping Studio was.  She was telling me how mad she was that she recently got hooked on WASHI TAPE. We were both freaking out over how FUN it is to use and what you can create with it, and she pulled out her daily planner to BLOW MY MIND!!

Check out my super crafty and super dancy friend Alexis did…

Washi Tape Possibilities from http://www.handstampedstyle.com there are a million uses for Washi Tape

Using washi tape to mark you important dates and appt.s for your calendar- GENIUS!!

It was such a smart and simple use for this amazing little product.  Needless to say I quickly ran out to get my family a LARGE wall calendar to keep us all on task… and I spent the afternoon dressing it up with all my washi tapes!  SOOOOO fun!!

Washi Tape Possibilities from http://www.handstampedstyle.com there are a million uses for Washi Tape

It’s a perfect solution… when you have a change peel it up and swap it out!

Let’s make it a contest – who can come up with another wonderful and amazing use for this magical awesomeness!!  I LOVE it when I get multiple uses for something, and let’s just say that this little crafty lady will be putting washi tape on EVERYTHING!!! I saw this adorable little suggestion on Pinterest the other day- it was SO smart!

Washi Tape Possibilities from http://www.handstampedstyle.com there are a million uses for Washi Tape

SOOO smart!! Photo credit to Girl With A Glue Gun blogger.

Kim, at Girl With A Glue Gun, prints on white copy paper and puts a strip of washi over top… peels it off and now her tape have phrases, words, sentiments- you name it and it has it… it’s SUPER smart and cute.  I am making a card using this tech TODAY!!

I am off to run and play with ALL my washi tape!  I have found a new obsession… it’s going to be hard to derail me from this anytime soon.  I can’t wait to see your ideas and suggestions for this awesome little spool of sweetness!  by the way when my friend told me what she paid for her spools of washi at the big box stores I about slapped her!  Washi Tape from Stampin’ Up! are SO much more affordable, you should check them out!  Just think while your at it, you could order up some Washi and earn some LOYALTY REWARD PUNCHES!!

Don’t forget about the upcoming classes, spaces are limited so get in while you can!

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End Of Summer Special!!

One of my most FAVE things to do is to REWARD my loyal customers and stampers.  I am excited to announce that beginning TODAY, I am reworking and offering NEW Customer Rewards!!

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REFER YOUR FRIENDS AND WIN BIG WITH HAND STAMPED STYLE!

I want to REWARD my customers for their loyal business and cherished referrals.  So beginning today I have 2 ways that you can WIN BIG with HSS!

LOYALTY REWARD CARD- (formally Stampers Reward Card) this program is virtually the same as before just with a NEW easier name.  It’s a great way to earn FREE stuff from HSS.  Every time you purchase $35 (prior ship/tax) Stampin’ Up! merchandise with ME, Erin Gonzales as your designated Demonstrator- You get ONE punch on your LOYALTY REWARD CARD!!  FILL the 10 spots on the card and you earn a $35 GIFT CERTIFICATE!!  You can use it on HSS Classes, Stampin’ Up! product or both!

REFERRAL REWARDS- (formally Referral Program) This is my way of rewarding loyal customers for referring their friends and family to HSS.  I SO appreciate you!!  When you register for a class with a friend that is NEW to HSS you BOTH get a 1/2 OFF CLASS PASS to use on your next class registration!  Get this REFERRAL REWARD with ANY of my many styles of classes (i.e. online, local, etc.)  This is my way of THANKING YOU for your many referrals and introducing me to your friends and family.

Now I am super thrilled to share an EXCLUSIVE special I have for my active HOSTESS CLUB MEMBERS!!

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SO many ways to be rewarded!

This exclusive offer is AMAZING!!  For each of my HOSTESS CLUB MEMBERS- refer a friend to HSS and they JOIN MY HOSTESS CLUB you BOTH get a FREE PUNCH ON YOUR LOYALTY REWARD CARD the last month of your club date!!  Refer two people that join my Hostess Club and get 2 punches on your LOYALTY  CARD!! This SPECIAL OFFER is only good from Aug. 21st- Sept. 14th- so get in while the gettin’s good!!

Take advantage of ALL the AWESOME CUSTOMER REWARDS that I offer to my AMAZING customers today, and don’t forget about the upcoming and current classes I have going on right now!  Find a friend, and you both can earn big when you register today!!

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What would YOU Get With $150 From Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! announced yesterday that they are adding even MORE value to the STARTER KIT for ONE WEEK ONLY!!  Between Aug. 21st-28th you can take advantage of this special.  I seriously can’t believe this, so for just a $99 investment you can get $150 worth of product to start your own stamping business or get your own supplies at a great value- that’s AWESOME-SAUCE!!

Let’s admit it… even the most “business-minded” Demonstrators ALL joined in the beginning because they LOVED the product, and wanted their own supplies at a screamin’ discount!  Who can blame them?  That was me… yep.  When I first joined I really only wanted the discount, and I thought about doing a workshop or two for my friends to help subsidize my addiction… I am sure many other Demo’s can relate.  But as I thought about the many reasons why I joined I came up with-

8 Benefits for becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and Joining the Hand Stamped Style Team http://www.handstampedstyle.com

There are SO many more benefits, but let’s start with a few…

I think about how Stampin’ Up! has changed my life over the last 8 years, and the benefits are MANY!  Here are 8 benefits that might help you decide if taking the plunge is for you!

1. MAKE LIFE LONG FRIENDS: The one thing that being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator has brought me that is worth more than any other benefit are the LIFE LONG FRIENDSHIPS I have formed.  The people you will meet and the relationships that you will form from being part of this sisterhood is inspiring.  I have met the most amazing women through Stampin’ Up! and I can honestly say I consider them to be my sisters.  I can’t imagine my life or creative journey without these wonderful women!

2. CREATIVITY WITH FRIENDS: Who doesn’t like getting together with their friends for an evening of stress free creativity.  Wouldn’t it be great to have a girls night with some friends where you share with them a fun technique that you learned through the Stampin’ Up! Demo training resources.  You could even break out a few kits for everyone to make while everyone shares some funny stories, and lots of laughs!!

3. EARLY ACCESS TO NEW PRODUCTS: That’s right, ALL Demonstrators get to purchase products in upcoming, unreleased publications, before the general public.  Of course this provides you time to create class samples in advance or simply to get your hot little hands on those NEW products before anyone else.  The other FAB thing about this, is that if you JOIN MY TEAM on Aug. 28th you can select HOLIDAY CATALOG items to be included in your STARTER KIT!! I know, isn’t that awesome… you can get FREE NEW HOLIDAY PRODUCTS included in your KIT! So AWESOME!!

4. FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR STARTER KIT: Oh, that’s right… you aren’t dreaming!  You get all those goodies ($150 worth until Aug. 28th) shipped to you for FREE!!  So you really do only pay $99, plus tax but that’s it!! Seriously that is an awesome deal, and really it’s a nominal investment to start your own business.  It normally costs 5-10K on the low end to start your own business, but not with Stampin’ Up!  There is NO inventory to keep on hand or store, there’s no brick and mortar store to pay rent on or have overhead for… there are no employment taxes to pay for employees… YOU ARE YOUR OWN BOSS!!

5. UNLIMITED ACCESS TO ME: When you join the HSS Team you have a wealth of experience and knowledge to tap into.  I invest heavily in my business, which includes boot camps, classes, online training and Conventions.  I share the information that I learn from ALL of these areas of my business with my Team Members.  If my Team Members want a successful stamping business, then it is my goal to help them get there.  Will I push my goals and agenda on you?  NO, NEVER!  IF you only want the discount that Demonstrators get, then that is what you will get from me.  I have monthly online and local meetings to help connect and support my team, not to mention we always have a little stamping fun!  I share all my info on our PRIVATE TEAM FACEBOOK PAGE and our PRIVATE HSS TEAM SITE, so those who want to use it have access to it, but beyond that I will help you personally if you want to develop a game plan to accomplish your goals.  Basically you decide how involved you want me to be in your business, and I am there for you.

6.  DISCOUNT ON ALL YOUR STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS: That’s right, as a Demonstrator you get a standard 20% discount on ALL your products, always.  Plus, depending on your sales each month you could earn up to 40% off, the potential is AWESOME!!  Plus as a NEW Demonstrator you get a ONE TIME 30% discount on your FIRST order (for yourself or from a workshop) within your first 45 days!!  It’s all SO COOL!

7. EARN EXTRA MONEY: Well, as I shared in #6, you get all the Stampin’ Up! Product at a great discount… that means that when you sell the catalog product to your customers, YOU keep the 20, or 40% difference as income!  Depending on how much time and effort you want to put in will determine how much you can make.  For some, covering the car payment is all they want… for others, a substantial income is needed.  Whatever your need or goal, it is all totally possible! You tell me what it is you want to achieve and I will share with you how to go about getting it.

8. EARN AWESOME BONUSES AND INCENTIVE TRIPS: wipe those eyes, you aren’t dreaming!  Aside from the money you can earn and the discounts you can receive you also can earn CASH BONUSES and FREE INCENTIVE TRIPS as perks for hitting certain sales goals.  Last years I earned a $3500 bonus for hitting a sales goal of $30K in one year, and I also got  $1000 bonus for hitting $100K in lifetime sales.  I also earned the Incentive trip to Western Caribbean last year and Grand Vacation this year to Hawaii.   The possibilities are so amazing and just think, with my suggestions and advise you could earn these bonuses faster than I did!

I don’t know if I will ever be able to accurately put into words how joining the Stampin’ Up! family has changed my life.  For those who might not know me that well, or maybe haven’t followed me for very long you might not know that I suffer and have suffered from depression for YEARS.  Something happened chemically inside me when I became pregnant with my son, and got horribly worse once her was born.  I became pregnant with my daughter within 3 short months of having my son, not planned, which only compounded the depression I was entering.  Since that moment I have never been or felt the same.  I battled a very long time with horrible thoughts, and went through very dark years for too long.  When I went to my first card class something happened… I had a creative outlet that helped me see a little light.  I have always been a crafty person, not creative but crafty. Making these cards and stamping honestly helped me return to some resemblance of normalcy, and every day I pick up a stamp or introduce someone into this life saver hobby makes me more normal.  I think I will always battle with dark days, but now when those days come I know what kind of therapy helps to deal with it.  Now you may have an idea of why I am SO passionate about Stampin’ Up! and what I do.  I do it because I love it and I know without a doubt it saved me!

If you think that JOINING MY TEAM could make a life changing moment for you, or if it just sounds fun I would love to have you as part of my team.  If you have questions or want to just chat about the possibilities please feel free to CALL ME 210-376-7639 or EMAIL ME.  I would love to chat, and rest assured there will be NO PRESSURE!  I don’t roll like that, honestly NO ONE likes “that” girl!

If you know that you want to JOIN MY TEAM then CLICK HERE to get started now!

DON’T FORGET ABOUT THESE UPCOMING CLASSES

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Wish Big & Breath Easy

Who loves to be stressed and pressed for time during the Holiday Season? I don’t know anyone who would say yes to that… so why do we do that to ourselves every year?  Well I have a way to alleviate a portion of that onset stress.  What would you say if I told you there was a way to be prepared for ANY gift giving situation?  You’d probably think I would tell you that it involves LOTS of work, time and planning… but you’d be wrong. :-)

How would you like to create these adorable projects in NO TIME FLAT??  Well you totally can!

Wish Big Class with the Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit created by http://www.handstampedstyle.com simlpe cards and cute packaging

Creating gift packaging has never been SO easy!

In my WISH BIG KIT CLASS coming up on Sept. 6th you can get totally prepared for the gift giving season.  These are super simple to create and you have SO many options for creativity.  The best part is- if you don’t think you are super creative, the projects are simply adorable straight out of the package… so no creativity is needed!

Check out what you will learn to create…

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Simple cards that can be totally JAZZED up or left super simple. Either way they are ADORBS!

Each kit comes with 6 full sized card bases and envelopes, plus LOTS of fun embellishments and even some silver for a beautiful sparkle!  You also get your own spool of Satin ribbon and white bakers twine!

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You can also create tags for any occasion!!

The kit also comes with 9 pre-cut tags that are super fun to embellish and make creating your gift packages so simple and COMPLETE! There is nothing that you have to come back and add later… aside from the gift to put inside, LOL!

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There will be FUN variations of the projects to try if you would like as well.

I will also show you how to create FUN alternative projects with your supplies too, so you may want to reserve more than one kit… just sayin’

Wish Big Class with the Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit created by http://www.handstampedstyle.com simlpe cards and cute packaging

The boxes are SO versatile and think of all the things you could fit inside for that special someone!

I will also share with you how to create different variations of this adorable box with you, and several simple ways to decorate and showcase your fun items inside!

When you register for the class (local or by mail) you will also get access to the online classes/videos as well as the printable photo color .PDF tutorials for each project.  The class price includes ONE WISH BIG KIT, however additional kits can be requested.  This class is available as a LOCAL CLASS, a CLASS BY MAIL, or ONLINE ONLY which gives you access to just the tutorials and videos for the projects.

LOCAL CLASS DATE: Sat. Sept. 6th from 11-1 PM

CLASS SPOTS & KITS are LIMITED so I urge you to register for your spot today and grab your kit!! Click on the class icon below to see FULL DETAILS for the class options and pricing.  HURRY- get in on reducing your Holiday stress and have some creative fun at the same time- REGISTER FOR THE WISH BIG KIT CLASS TODAY!!

Helpful Storage Tips For Project Life Products

There are so MANY reasons to LOVE the new Project Life by Stampin’ Up!, in fact there are SO many I put together a class to share them all.  One of the most common comments I hear from my hard core scrappers is “I can’t give up my 12×12 pages” well guess what you don’t have to!

One of the fantastic things about this style of memory keeping is how incredibly versatile it is!  You can do SO much with these card collections and products. I shared some traditional Project Life pocket page layouts and really simple card projects in THIS POST.  I wanted to address the concerns that my avid traditional scrapbookers brought up… if you LOVE traditional scrapbooking you don’t have to abandon it, just alter it a bit!

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Pair your Project Life Cards with your 12×12 pages, perfectly paired!

Creating this layout was super simple, quick and best of all EASY!!  I know one of the frustrating things for me, when it came to traditional scrapbooking, is that the pages and layouts I would usually create were so embellished and THICK that I could never fit them in a book.  They all had to be framed!!  That’s not cheap, or easy to store… one only has so much wall space…

But using the Project Life cards to pull together a simple layout makes preserving my memories SO simple and the page isn’t so thick that I can’t put it in a book.  It’s perfect!  I love how the cards have fonts and words on many of the cards and they make instant title pieces- LOVE!  One less thing I need to create, LOL!

There are SO many cool things that I share in the PROJECT LIFE POSSIBILITIES CLASS this month.  This class does focus mainly on how the system works and how to simplify the process of memory keeping, which is a huge issue for many of us.  But I will also share a large variety of creations that you can create as well, it’s a whole LOT of awesomeness!!  One of the things that I thought was SUPER AWESOME-SAUCE is the design behind the packaging for the card collections, and these are EXCLUSIVE to Stampin’ Up! (of course, there is always an over the top AWESOME component with Stampin’ Up!s products)

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What’s the big deal with the Project Life by Stampin’ Up! package?

This product doesn’t just come in a cute little box, it’s a box with a purpose!  There are several components, that ALL have a purpose.  The small little portion in the right corner are for the Journaling Pens (so smart!)  Then the slot next to the pen spot is for the 3 x 4 cards, they fit so perfectly!!

Behind that is a large slot that I place my 4×4 and 4×6 cards, then there is a thick divider leaving a nice sized slot open in the back… which I use for ALL my accessory pack items.

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Big Booties aren’t the only ones with JUNK in their TRUNKS…

I actually have 1 & 1/2 accessory pack supplies placed in this slot.  It fits it ALL!  My thick embellishment card stock stickers, letter stickers, acetate embellishments, wood elements, clips, enamel accents AND the Washi tape!  It’s completely awesome how this box was designed and just shows how much time and attention Stampin’ Up! spends on meeting the needs of their customers.  THANK YOU STAMPIN’ UP!

I share even MORE awesome tips for storing and using the Project Life products in the PROJECT LIFE POSSIBILITIES CLASS for August.  The best part is, if you don’t live close enough to attend my local class you can get the class BY MAIL or get the ONLINE CLASS version which gives you access to ALL the video installments of the class as well as printable .PDF files that support the videos.

Check out ALL the details and get in on the FUN today!  CLICK HERE FOR FULL CLASS DETAILS.

Presentation is Everything!

TGIF!! The countdown to school starting is ON like Donkey Kong!  I have enjoyed this summer with my kids but I am SOOOOO ready for them to head back to school, and really they won’t admit it but I know they are too.  It’s time for another FUN project for the Stampin’ Celebration Inspiration Challenge and we are working with a sketch.  I had FUN creating with it, let’s see what it inspires you to create.

I created a simple package that could be perfect for lots of different occasions!  This is also a sneak peek of a FUN project that we will be making in the Sept. Simple Stamping Class, more details on that soon!

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Dressing up your packaging is simple and really packs a punch!

Here is the sketch that we are working with, it’s super cute!  I of course flipped this sketch on its side for my project.

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I started off by placing my cello bag into the Tiny Triangles embossing folder to give the bag a fun but subtle pattern to the bag.  Then I decided to use some craft white ink and white embossing powder with my heat tool to heat set the image onto some Vellum card stock, I think the effect is so stunning!  The punch tag created specifically for this AWESOME set really completes this project perfectly.  Complete with a few layered metallic paper strips cut into flags then finished off and secured with a few staples.  Your pretty packaging is complete!

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This FUN stamp is from an ALL NEW set featured in the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.

I am creating several of these for the loving friends that were sweet enough to give me Birthday cards and gifts over the last few weeks.  I thought this would be a great, and sweet, way to show my appreciation.  I LOVE this NEW set called MERRY EVERYTHING, it’s featured in the upcoming Holiday Catalog and it has a coordinating punch, IN LOVE (did I tell you I love it? LOL)!!  You will DIE when you see how adorable this set is and how perfect it is for SO many creative projects!

Play along with us at SCIC and pop over to see what the other amazing Design Team Members created, there is a TON of inspiration and creativity to feed off of.  Play along and share your creativity with us.  It’s SO much fun!!


Howdy, Lil’ Rootin’-Tootin’ BuckaRoo!!

Have you see the newest set that Stampin’ Up! released called YEE-HAW??  I am DYING, this set has GOT TO COME HOME WITH ME!!  It’s the CUTEST thing since super fat-rollie babies and chubby puppies!  I love SO many things I love about this set, the images, the fonts, the sentiments, the endless ideas that it brings FLOODING to my mind.  So AWESOME… OMG! SO-SO AWESOME!

Yee-Haw Stampin' Up! Photopolymer Set http://www.handstampedstyle.com

NEW-FUN-FAB SET from Stampin’ Up!

 I think the thing I like most is that me, and ALL my fellow TX friends will find SO MANY uses for this set.  Being from the south, these images and sentiments have SO much relevance- LOVING IT!!  Check out some of the adorable projects that Stampin’ Up! shared with us at Convention!

Yee-Haw Stampin' Up! Photopolymer Set http://www.handstampedstyle.com

I will show you how to create this adorable background in a simple tutorial tomorrow!

Yee-Haw Stampin' Up! Photopolymer Set http://www.handstampedstyle.com

I LOVE the rope image, SOOOOO cute!

Yee-Haw Stampin' Up! Photopolymer Set http://www.handstampedstyle.com

I love the variations that are possible!!

Yee-Haw Stampin' Up! Photopolymer Set http://www.handstampedstyle.com

I want to be a Sheriff and now I will have a badge!

You have GOT to get your hands on this set, it will go fast- believe me!  Remember when Endless Wishes came out last year and it SOLD OUT… do you want to take the chance of this one selling out too??  Don’t wait, you’ll be sorry, I ordered mine this morning- I ain’t taken any chances!!!

Don’t forget that there is an ALL NEW batch of WEEKLY DEAL items that came out on Tuesday- you should see the FAB things being offered at a great discount… CLICK HERE to view the WEEKLY DEALS.

Weekly Deals with http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Special Pricing only good for a limited time!

I will be showing you some FUN things using the Envelope Liner Framelits in Sept, and it would be great to get them NOW while they are on sale!

Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up! http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Sale prices expire on MONDAY 8/18

Remember when you make purchases of $35 (before ship/tax) you earn stamps on your REWARDS CARD and you can redeem those cards for FREEBIES- check out ALL the details for this program and start racken’ up those FREEBIES!!

HSS Reward Card Customer Loyalty Program

Earn FREEBIES as a reward for being my customer!

So hurry- grab the YEE-HAW set before it gets gone and earn your rewards points at the same time!  It’s all about the rewards with Hand Stamped Style!

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