The 2016-2017 Stampin Up Catalog is Live!

Finally the new 2016-2017 Stampin’ Up!  Catalog is Live 2016_AC_Cover_En-US today. There are such beautiful color combinations for designers and hobbyists to use effectively!

I have used the Wonderful, bold Paper stack Playful Palette is create a number of colorful cards to get you inspired.


Playful PaltettThere are so many possibilities a designer can choose from. I am hoping all my local customers enjoy seeing more inspiration boards coming soon here as well as at my open house.

Until you can get your hands on some of our new product, here is something simple o create a striking card using the Ombre effect! Below is the “How to”!

How to Ombre:

10155364_708170562569001_506511187_nBegin with a base card of 4 1/4″ x 11″ folded in half lengthwise. Using different color combos, cut 1″ X  4 1/4″strips.

Using Fringe Scissors, cut each of the cardstock strips almost to the top.

Paste from bottom to top using the darkest to the lightest colors. Take some whisper white paper 4 1/4″ x 2 and stamp with a Background Stamp of choice. Stamp your sentiment, or add a  ribbon and  embellishments and you have a beautiful card.

Come backfor more inspiration from the New Catalog.

Thanks for stopping by!

Making an impression, one stamp at a time!


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