Friday, 6 October 2017

Can you CASE it Friday?

Today I'm sharing a card I made this week.  A team member from the Canada Inks Up! team that I'm part of challenged us to make a card using a stamp set, punch or set of framelits for something other than what the product was intended for.  For example, she created some beautiful cards using the Cat Punch that aren't for Halloween.

I decided that I needed a House Warming Card and I knew immediately what stamp set would work for that even though it's a Christmas stamp set.  I used the Hearts Come Home stamp set with a sentiment from the At Home With You stamp set.  This time I went to Pinterest for inspiration and I found a card posted by Teri Pocock.

Here's Teri's card:

Now, here's my card:

I used similar colours and layout to Teri, but changed up the stampset, ribbon and sentiments.  I love Pool Party and Crumb Cake together.  Apologies for the lighting of the card - it almost looks like Soft Suede!

It's World Card Making Day tomorrow.  To celebrate World Card Making Day, Stampin' Up! has announced some amazing specials starting October 1st.  From October 1-10, Stampin' Up! is offering selected stamp sets for 15% off the regular price.  
In addition, Note Cards and Envelops are on sale for $6.80 each.  
Check out the stamps sets that you can choose from - many of my favourites are included!



Designer Series Paper Sale

Do you love Designer Paper?  During October, Stampin’ Up! has a selection of Designer Series Paper that you can stock up on.  Buy any three on this list and get the fourth one for free.  This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual and holiday catalogs. And they are even including select Specialty and Designer Series Paper Stacks on sale! So take advantage of this excellent opportunity to get lots and lots of pretty paper. 
See all the papers below or click here to print a list of all the papers.

Host Codes

October Host Code: 4FPZAGBV

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! 

If your order is over $200, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. I'll send you a set of 4 cards as a Thank You gift including the instructions so you can make at home.

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. If you're on my blog, just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store, or click here or drop me an email if you have any questions.

You're invited to the 5th Annual Ronald McDonald House Stamp-a-Stack


Are you ready for a day of ink, glue, and maybe a bit of glitter and dazzle?

Join us for our 5th Annual Stamp-a-Stack Fundraiser, a memorable day of laughter, stamping, prizes and more with all proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House BC.

This year the cards will have a Christmas and Holiday theme. That's right - you will have a huge head start on your holiday crafting! You'll be guided by (self proclaimed!) card making experts from around the Lower Mainland as you move through 6 crafting stations. Everything is provided for you - all you need to bring with you is your smile!

What else is included? Besides the 6 cards with envelopes and full set of instructions for all cards, there lots of prizes!

Early bird ticket costs are $60 - September 30th or while supplies last. After that, the cost is $65. For all payments, please register on eventbrite and then send an etransfer to stampinwithmelva@gmail.com. Please use "RMHC2017" as the answer to the Security Question.Your spot will not be confirmed until the etransfer has been received.

Our event last year raised $4000 to benefit seriously ill children and their families, and we hope for an even bigger and wackier event this year that will match last year's event! Will you help and be a part of our day?

If you haven't registered, it's not too late!
Happy Stamping!
Melva

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