Retro Fresh Treat Box

I’m all about the Retro Fresh designer series paper, can you tell ūüôā Check out these super cute and super quick treats we made at this month’s Stamp Club!

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All you need is a half-sheet (5-1/2 x 8-1/2) of cardstock and 2 mini glue dots! Here’s the template I made, or you can watch the video tutorial from SU Demo Dawn Olchefske.

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Wrap the washi tape around toothpicks to make the little flags! Here are a few closeups…

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Have a Fabulous Day and Happy Stamping!

~Lauren

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Sunday Sketch

Here’s a new layout for today’s Sunday Sketch!

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I knew I wanted to use Washi Tape (love that stuff!) so here’s what I came up with. P.S….You can never go wrong with butterfly punches ūüôā

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So then I switched to the NEW Retro Fresh Washi tape and went with a whole different color scheme. I am LOVING this color combo of Coastal Cabana, So Saffron, and Tangerine Tango. Layered star punches, dimensionals, a tangerine tango candy dot, and I was all set!

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Probably my favorite thing about this sketch was how quickly the cards came together! Thank you Washi Tape!

Enjoy the rest of the weekend and Happy Stamping!!!!

~Lauren

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Smile

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I’ll admit it……..I’m slightly obsessed with washi tape!
So quick, so easy, and so stinkin cute!

Did you know we offer 4 different sets?!?!

Here’s a quick and colorful card from last month’s Monthly Card Class. Swap out the greeting, and you are ready for any occasion!

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Stampin’ Supplies:

Stamps: Baby Prints, Happy Day

Ink: Melon Mambo

Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight

Etc: Gingham Garden Washi Tape, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Bitty Butterfly Punch, Pearl Jewels, Dimensionals

Have a Fabulous Day and Happy Stamping!!!!!

~Lauren

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Speaking of trends…

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Here are some of the sweet cards¬†we made last night at this month’s Card Class.¬†And yes, it¬†features the trendy and oh-so-easy to use, Washi Tape (Gingham Garden Style)
I saw a similar card on Pinterest (surprise surprise!) and changed it up a little.

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I used Pear Pizzazz, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, and Island Indigo cardstock to pull out the colors in the washi tape.

Cardstock Measurements:

whisper white¬† 5″ x 3-3/4″,

Island Indigo 5-1/4″ x 4″

Card Base 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ (score at 4-1/4″ and folded in half)

Tip: To get a nice clean edge, wrap the washi tape around the cardstock. No scissors needed, just rip and stick

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The flower¬†came from the Mixed Bunch Stamp Set, and of course, you can’t forget about the coordinating Blossom Punch For the center, I used both the 3/4″ circle and the 7/8″ scallop circle punches. The Greetings were from the Express Yourself Hostess Stamp Set (one of my favorites! and only available with a $150 order or workshop)

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What will you washi next?

Have a Fabulous Day and Happy Stamping!

~Lauren

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One of the hottest trends in papercrafting

hands down….. Washi Tape! It’s so simple, it’s genious!

So what is Washi Tape exactly, and why is it so popular???

The best way¬†to describe washi tape is that it feels like masking tape¬†‚ÄĒ very, very pretty masking tape. It’s made of paper, but is not as delicate as you would expect. You can¬†cut it, rip it, write on it, and reposition during your design process. Plus,¬†you can find it in a variety of¬†patterns and designs¬†allowing you to¬†create some fun projects!

Stampin’Up currently offers two Washi Tape bundles:¬† Gingham Garden (#129314) & Epic Day (#131269).

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And yes, there will be NEW Washi Tape bundles offered in the upcoming Holiday Catalog (coming this August!!!)

So, what exactly do you do with Washi Tape??? Here are just a few samples….

washi birthday banner

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washi butterflies

washi clips

washi flower blue

washi flower

washi fran

washi labels

washi pansy

washi quilt

washi sympathy

washi yellow gray

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Pretty neat, huh! Amazing how a simple idea can add so much to a card, page, or project!

Have a Fabulous Day and Happy Stamping!!!!

~Lauren

Side Notes:

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  3. ***2 NEW Upcoming Events: Day and Evening times available!!!  Six-Sided Sampler Card Class and Serene Silhouettes Card Class. Click on the links to Sign up Today!
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Epic Trio

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A set of three cards featuring the NEW Epic Day Designer Series Paper from the “This & That” Bundle. There are a couple of fun elements to theses cards.

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1) NEW Washi tape! The hottest trend in Papercrafting, this tape is awesome and adds a really neat effect.
2) clips (assortment of three designs) super cute!
3) dry embossing with the simply scored plate. Adds a subtle finish to the open white space

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P.s……the Last Chance Stamp/Accessories list posts on Wednesday!!!!! What’s one stamp set you think will retire??? What’s one set you hope doesn’t???

Hope your week is off to a great start!
~Lauren