3 Projects in 1 – Video Tutorial: Folding Photo Card

Butterfly Basics Folding Card Photo Book: Stamps in the Mail Club project by LovenStamps

 Ever had a project where you can't quite decide what it is? This is one of my favorites from that hard-to-place category. It's a card. It's a photo book. It's a memory album. It's actually all three wrapped into one! This project cover opens like a card and has a folded album inside. There are six "pages" and the sizing is perfect for
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Does Your Toast Land Butter-side Up Or Butter-side Down?

Direct to Paper Technique: Video Tutorial with Butterfly Basics and the Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series paper by LovenStamps #stampinup #stampsinthemailclub

If you drop your buttered toast, does it land on the floor butter side up or butter side down? Probably it doesn't matter. Five second rule says it's okay either way :-) On this card you're actually going to use the ink pad with a direct to paper technique. That's right, ink side down, just like the toast. It's a simple technique. Just
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LovenStampfuls Roadtrip: Universal Studios Theme Park, Orlando

LovenStampfuls Demonstrators - visiting Universal Studios Islands of Adventure Theme Park together - Orlando, Leadership Conference 2015

Who says that being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator is all work and no play? Oh wait. No one. It’s mostly playing. Fine, but this time we’ve taken our stamping show on the road - to Orlando! The Stampin’ Up! Leadership Conference (check out my past Leadership posts) is later this week in Orlando, Florida. And this year we couldn’t resist the
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Break the Rules: Stamp on Colored Card Stock

Butterfly Basics stamp set - Clean & Simple Doily Card by LovenStamps

Have you ever noticed that nearly all of our cards involve stamping on white or vanilla card stock?  It must be a design rule.  But sometimes it's okay to break the rules, right? That's right - rule breaking today!  On this January Stamps in the Mail Club card, the background card stock is Marina Mist, stamped in Indigo Indigo ink. But
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Lotus Blossom: Three Step Stamping Made Simple

Lotus Blossom - Three Step Stamping Made Simple, with Stampin' Up! color combination ideas by LovenStamps

 Most popular stamp set in the Sale-A-Bration mini catalog? I definitely think it's Lotus Blossom stamp set (139143). I know it's been the favorite in my orders so far so far this month!   Why is it so popular? Easy. Because it's gorgeous. The image is actually created with three separate stamps. Their photopolymer, so lining them up is
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“Try” Something New with a a Tri-Fold Card

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If I had to pick my favorite set in the Occasions catalog, it would hands-down be the Butterfly Basics stamp set (138816). And that's why I picked it for my January Stamps in the Mail Club. Stamps, ink, pre-cut project packets with embellishments, directions and photos? Yep. That's my Stamps in the Mail Club. This is one of the four
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I Love It When the Light Bulb Goes On

You Brighten My Day: a Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration stamp set idea from LovenStamps

Recently I was cruising around my stamp studio, trying to decide what kind of invitation card to make for my neighbor's private card class.  She's having a group of friend over to make cards.  They'll pay a fee and make a stack of cards to take home.  Many of these potential stampers are new to paper crafting, so we thought it would be
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