Easter & Spring

OSAT Blog Hop -- Pocket Full of Posies

 

 

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Good morning stampers and paper crafters!  Welcome to my stop on the One Stamp At a Time (OSAT) Design Team Blog Hop!  It is April and it is usually Spring weather; thus, the Pocket Full of Posies theme.  But, instead...our weather in Nebraska is very fickle this year.  One day it's in the low 70's, the next week it is hitting the temps in the low 30's and flashing us with snow!  ACK!!  I'm hoping this hop will be powerful enough to tell Old-Man-Winter to take a hike and go hybernate for the next 6 months...at least!!

This may be your first stop on the hop, or you may have hopped over here from the OSAT designer. Either way, in order to view all of the blog participants sharing their wonderful craftiness, click on the next person in line within the list of blogger's posted at the end.

 

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Since the retirement list went live a couple of days ago, I had to make sure to use up some more of the very lovely Petal Garden Designer Series Paper stack.  It's perfect, right?!!  Sooo many sheets have a variety of flowers and in several colors.I thought I would get a jump on my Mother's Day card & gift box, so I pulled out Apron of Love Bundle create the little pocket.  This bundle is retiring, too!  Buuut, it won't go away for long because the bundle will no longer be offered as a bundle when the new catalog comes out.  Sooo, don't wait too long to get your bundle (and save 10%)...May 31st will be here before we know it.  Eeek!

 

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The accessory is a 24" piece of Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon that I undid the strands and then accessorized the card with a finished bow.  I think it gives the card a bit of rustic/vintage feel, don't you think? 

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I keep telling myself that I'm going to do some stamping onto Designer Series Paper, and I either forget, or can't bring myself to do it.  Mission accomplished!!  I love how the posies from the Apron of Love stamp set look like they are planted in the apron pocket.  Too cute!!

 

Coordinating Pocket Gift Bag

Well, since the theme is "Pocketfull of Posies", I couldn't pass up the opportunity to pull out my Pocket Framelits Dies and create a Pocket Gift Bag..I used one of the designs from the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack and die cut 2 pieces from the 6" x 6" sheet.  The sides are made up of a 7/8" x 9" strip of Pool Party that was scored 1/8" on each of the long sides.  Adhere to the prescored sides of the Pocket using Tear & Tape Adhesive...or, my favorite, Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  

 

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The handle is made up of the Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon; and the sentiment comes from the April of Love stamp set edged with a teeny-tiny scallop die found in the Apron Builder Framelits Dies set.

 

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The Apron of Love bundle is perfect for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Retirement, or any celebration, really. Anything deserving of flowers will be gorgeous when you bring in the Petal Garden paper stack.  :) 

 

At this time, you are now ready to hop on over to the next OSAT designers blog.  You won't want to miss traveling on as I know they will have something fun and exciting to share with you.  If you prefer to work your way backwards, you can click your way through the blog list found below.  Either way, be sure to work your way through all of the blogs so you don’t miss a thing!

Blog Hop Participants

 

I'm so very grateful to everyone that stops to visit me; and, I appreciate you and all of your wonderful support of my favorite stamping business.  I love the visits; and it warms my heart to read your thoughts you share with each comment. If you haven't already, please share and invite your friends to stop by.  Oh, and subscribe to my blog so that you don't miss a single post.  I can't express how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you. If you are looking for a demonstrator to shop with, I would be ecstatic and honored to have you shop through my online store. 

 

Thank you for Shopping with Lori

  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! Annual 2017-18 Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin’ Up! 2018 Sale-A-Bration Catalog online
  • Clearance Rack -- Select products up to 60% off!
  • Save 10% on a large selection of Stampin' Up! Bundles
  • Save 10% on Occasions Catalog Product Bundles
  • Subscribe to your creative escape with Paper Pumpkin
  • Orders of $30 or more receive Dreamers Loyalty Rewards Points, accumulate and redeem for free stamps...print your copy!
  • Use Hostess Code M9QEHCUD to get a FREE GIFT from me when you order $50 or more.
  • STAMPIN' REWARDS:  Orders over $150 receive $15+ additional free product (you do not want to use the Hostess Code noted above...this is so YOU receive the Hostess benefits).

 

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?  Please holler if you do.  I love and appreciate your comments. No question is a stupid question!

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What supplies do you need to create these projects? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
 
 
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Stamp It Blog Hop -- Hello Easter Eggs and Bunnies

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Hello-hello stampers and paper crafters!  Welcome to my spot on the Stamp It Bog Hop for the month of March.  This month's theme is all about Easter; and, I can't believe just how close we are to that day. 

If you have been traveling along the Stamp It Group Blog Hop, or, if this is your very first stop, I want to thank you so much for stopping to visit me. If you like to skip and hop and happen to get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

 

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I pulled out my Happy Easter stamp set to play with one of the eggs that renders coloring with Stampin' Write Markers.  The egg is Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo and Rich Razzleberry. 

 

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Look at all that beautiful color!  I love the pattern from the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper and how well it compliments the rustic look I was trying to achieve.  Do you think it worked?

 

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Here's a close-up of the Egg that has about 10 layers of Clear Embossing powder...heating and melting it in between each layer.  When I felt it was thick enough, I stuck it in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes...this is to make it easy to 'crack' the embossed layer.  Perfect technique for the style of card I'm sharing with you today! ;)

For more Easter themed inspiration, make sure you hop on over to the next Stamp It Group members' blogs to see what projects they have to share.  Thank you so much for stopping by....stop back again real soon.

 


 

STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck to all!! One very lucky paper crafter will win this wonderful Lots of Perennial Birthday Kit and coordinating Stamp Set. To enter, you must leave a comment on any Stamp It Blog Hop post....AND, finally, you must include the correct hash tag...#stampitcontest with your comment.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS to our February Blog Hop Winner!

Janet Swofford


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gain, thank you--thank you--thank you!  I greatly appreciate you stopping by to visit me.  I love the visits; and it warms my heart to read your thoughts you share with each comment.  If you haven't already, please share and invite your friends to stop by.  Oh, and subscribe to my blog so that you don't miss a single post.  I can't express how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you
 
 

 
IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
Sale-A-Bration is under way and is, by far, the “most wonderful time of the year,” and not just because of the holidays.


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Need an idea?  Start with my Sure Do Love You project:
 


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 For every $50 you spend, you’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration product. For anyone who has enjoyed Sale-A-Bration in the past, there is a new reward level, giving you more flexibility and options for your free items.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • If you spend $150, you have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item.

This new option allows everyone to create a personalized Sale-A-Bration experience!  **squeal**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HERE
 
 
 

 
 
 



Thank you for Shopping with Lori

  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! Annual 2017-18 Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin’ Up! 2018 Sale-A-Bration Catalog online
  • Clearance Rack -- Select products up to 60% off!
  • Save 10% on a large selection of Stampin' Up! Bundles
  • Save 10% on Occasions Catalog Product Bundles
  • Subscribe to your creative escape with Paper Pumpkin
  • Orders of $30 or more receive Dreamers Loyalty Rewards Points, accumulate and redeem for free stamps...print your copy!
  • Use Hostess Code ZURSM469 to get a FREE GIFT from me when you order $50 or more.
  • STAMPIN' REWARDS:  Orders over $150 receive $15+ additional free product (you do not want to use the Hostess Code noted above...this is so YOU receive the Hostess benefits).

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?  Please holler if you do.  I love and appreciate your comments.

ARE YOU A FACEBOOK FAN?  I would love it if you would "Like" my Lori Dreams Stampin page.

DO YOU CRUISE PINTEREST?  If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.

 

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What supplies do you need to create this Card? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be purchased through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!


Creative Inking Blog Hop -- Ready for Spring Birthdays

Hello stamper and crafter friends! and, welcome to the Creative Inking Blog Hop for the month of March!  Our theme is all about getting Ready for Spring, but really, Mother Nature is having a week of bad days, I swear!  I'm sure the temperature gauge is a bit confused with it being in the 70's for a couple of days, then back to the low 30's, rain and small showers of snow.  GEESH!!  Well, I hope with my card creation, it will help get you Ready for Spring.  Are you ready to see what I have to share? Let's check it out.

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You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from the very talented Lynn Streifert's blog. Please be sure to click the 'Next' button (found below) to move along the Creative Inking blog hop. If you get off track at any time, the full line up below will help you move along from blog to blog.

 

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Can you believe that this is the first time my Lots of Lavender stamp sethas seen any ink?  Yup!  I've been waiting for "spring" to show...yep! that's it!  No seriously!  This is one of the stamp sets that you can get for FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration and it is a beauty.  You can use all sorts of coloring mediums...Watercolor Pencils, Blender Pens, Stampin' Blends, and my one of my favorites...the Aqua Painter.

Creative Tips:

  • Are you checking out the awesome background?  I created it using the die from the Flourish Thinlits Dies.  And, you may be wondering just how many times I ran that Crumb Cake piece of cardstock through the Big Shot.  Well, truth be told...15 times!  **squeal**  It just had to be done...I had a vision in my head and had to run with it.  LOL

 

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  • After coloring the bouquet with Sweet Sugarplum and Lemon Lime Twist Classic Inks using my Aqua Painter, I "fussy cut" the image and popped it up on the Lots of Labels Vellum layer with Stampin' Dimensionals.  The Dapper Denim Lots of Labels Frame was used to help center the floral image and add a little contrast to the Lemon Lime Twist.  The sentiment comes from the Celebration Time stamp set found in the Annual catalog and die cut using the Bunch of Banners Framelits Dies.
  • Now don't forget, the Lots of Lavender stamp set is FREE with a $50 order through my online store!  **squeal**

It is always my passion to inspire you with my papercrafting projects.  I hope I have peaked your excitement to get your dreams stamped out onto paper using some of the products that I have shared with you.  I truly live to inspire!! But, if you want to become a "Happy Shopper" and get all of your favorites on your wish list at a discount, you can purchase the Starter Kit and join my Stampin' Up! family...fill your Starter Kit with what YOU want (up to $125 worth of product) and choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets, to boot!  How exciting is that?!!   I am always very, very appreciative of your shopping excursion through my online store, too.


IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
Sale-A-Bration is under way and is, by far, the “most wonderful time of the year,” and not just because of the holidays.  Have you received your copy of the new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs?  If not, you need them!


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Need an idea?  Start with my Lots of Lavender card project:
 

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For every $50 you spend, you’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration product. For anyone who has enjoyed Sale-A-Bration in the past, there is a new reward level, giving you more flexibility and options for your free items.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • If you spend $150, you have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item.

This new option allows everyone to create a personalized Sale-A-Bration experience!  **squeal**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HERE
 
 

So with one click you can be on your way to soak in some more ideas showcasing the new products that we have had fun playing with in our craft havens.  Your next stop on the hop will not disappoint...Dena Rekow...she always has something super cute and fun to share. Click on the 'Next' button and you'll be at your next stop.  If you get lost or sidetracked, please come on back and follow the list of participants shown below.  Have fun filling your inspiration bucket...don't forget to come back real soon.  :)

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From the bottom of my heart, many, many "thanks" to you for you stopping by to visit me.  I love all of the visits; and it warms my heart to read your thoughts you share with each comment.  If you haven't already, please share my love for papercrafting and invite your friends to stop by.  Click on the subscribe button to my blog (within the sidebar) so that you don't miss a single post.  I love what I do; and, I can't express enough how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you.

 

Thank you for Shopping with Lori

  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! Annual 2017-18 Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin’ Up! 2018 Sale-A-Bration Catalog online
  • Clearance Rack -- Select products up to 60% off!
  • Save 10% on a large selection of Stampin' Up! Bundles
  • Save 10% on Occasions Catalog Product Bundles
  • Subscribe to your creative escape with Paper Pumpkin
  • Orders of $30 or more receive Dreamers Loyalty Rewards Points, accumulate and redeem for free stamps...print your copy!
  • Use Hostess Code AT3PUEEA to get a FREE GIFT from me when you order $50 or more.
  • STAMPIN' REWARDS:  Orders over $150 receive $15+ additional free product (you do not want to use the Hostess Code noted above...this is so YOU receive the Hostess benefits).

 

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?  Please holler if you do.  I love and appreciate your comments.

ARE YOU A FACEBOOK FAN?  I would love it if you would "Like" my Lori Dreams Stampin page.

DO YOU CRUISE PINTEREST?  If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.



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What supplies do you need to create this project? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
 
Product List

Creative Inking Blog Hop -- What Goes Around in Circles

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Good evening crafty stamper friends!  Welcome to our Creative Inking Blog Hop for the month of May!  This months theme is "What Goes Around", which leads the imagination straight to circles, right?  Or, the old saying "what comes around, goes around". 

You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from the talented Lynn Streifert's blog. Please be sure to click the 'Next' button (found below) to move along the Creative Inking blog hop. If you get off track at any time, the full line up below will help you move along from blog to blog.

 

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One of the first things I thought of was the Merry-go-round in the small park where I grew up.  The next thought was about a dear friend of ours who passed away coming up two years ago....way too early.  He loved to juggle, and was pretty good at it, too.  He was able to get up to four items in rotation and could never quite get that 5th item in the mix.  So, I decided to pull out the Basket Bunch stamp set and coordinating Basket Builder Framelits Dies and have some fun.

Creative Tips:

  • I love the sturdiness of our Thick Whisper White cardstock...especially, when you plan to have multiple layers and embellishments.
  • The Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper sets the stage layered on some Old Olive cardstock.  Before adhering the two, you'll want to die cut each one with a Layering Ovals Framelit die.  NOTE:  The key to ensuring that they center and nest perfectly is to die cut the patterned paper first.  Then, you can go ahead and adhere the designer paper to the Old Olive layer.  Finally, using the next smaller Layering Oval Framelit die, center within the designer paper oval and cut the Old Olive layer using the Big Shot.

 

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  • To get the Thick Whisper White Baker's Twine to look less bulky, cut the length needed and pull apart each strand.  Then bundle them together and wrap around the designer paper and cardstock layers and tie into a bow.
  • Stamp the grass image using Old Olive ink.
  • The die cut bunny and eggs come from the Basket Bunch stamp set and the complimentary Basket Builder Framelits Dies.  ALERT!  These are listed as a bundle in the Occasions catalog saving you 10%.  Buuuut, this bundle has landed on the Retirement list and are individually sale priced at 20% off.  That's awesome!  You need to go shopping in my store to get yours
  • Everything has a little bit of color with the help of the Aqua Painter and a variety of Classic Ink colors, then popped up using Dimensionals.  I. LOVE. DIMENSION!  ;)
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Soooo, who said bunnies are only around at Easter time?  haha  Did you notice I added the 5th egg to the juggling?  I'm sure my dear friend has mastered the skill by now....gracefully and flawlessly juggling all 5 items.  ;)  Don't forget!  If you don't have any of the products I used, you'll want to make sure to submit your order through my online store.  Just remember, everything is while supplies last.  I hope you will give it a try.

I'm anxious to jump on this "What Goes Around" hop to see what the rest of the group had in mind when they learned about this month's theme.  You'll want to make sure and hop on over to Dena Rekow's blog...she is one creative cookie, I tell you. Click on the 'Next' button and you'll be at your next stop.  If you get lost or sidetracked, please come on back and follow the list of participants shown below.  Have fun filling your inspiration bucket...don't forget to come back real soon.  :)

 

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Creative Inking Blog Hoppers 

7. Lori Mueller <--You are here

 
From the bottom of my heart, many, many "thanks" to you for you stopping by to visit me.  I love all of the visits; and it warms my heart to read your thoughts you share with each comment.  If you haven't already, please share my love for papercrafting and invite your friends to stop by.  Click on the subscribe button to my blog (within the sidebar) so that you don't miss a single post.  I love what I do; and, I can't express enough how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you.



 
 

Don't Pass Up the Savings with Your Very Own Eastern Palace Bundle!

Special pricing ends May 31, 2017


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See everything retiring in one spot!  Click the links below to see what’s retiring by category:

Retiring Stamps

Retiring 10% Off Bundles

Retiring Tools, Accessories & Everything Else

View the retiring products lists here in PDF format and Excel format.




 

Thank you for Shopping with Lori






DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?  Please holler if you do.  I love and appreciate your comments.

ARE YOU A FACEBOOK FAN?  I would love it if you would "Like" my Lori Dreams Stampin page.

DO YOU CRUISE PINTEREST?  If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.

 

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What supplies do you need to create this project? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!

 

 

Product List

Stamp It Blog Hop -- Easter with the Basket Bunch!

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Good morning stampers and paper crafters!  Thank you for visiting my share of the Stamp It Blog Hop. This month's theme is one that everyone is very familiar with...Spring or Easter.  Well, maybe anyone living in the Northeastern part of the U.S. may not be able to see any signs of spring with all the snow they got, but let's hope we can instill warm thoughts.  There are so many ways to celebrate Spring and or Easter...with a card, banners, treat boxes, cupcake toppers, party favors...you name it. 

If you have been traveling along the Stamp It Group Blog Hop, you may have come here from team blogger, Pam Nichol's blog.  If this is your very first stop, I want to thank you so much for stopping to visit me. If you like to skip and hop and happen to get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

 

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My project share today displays a little of both....Spring and Easter.  They kind of go hand-in-hand....like the Basket Bunch!  Super CUTE stamp set that is available in the Occasions catalog (page 18), and it comes as a bundle with the coordinating Basket Builder Framelits Dies!  I love it when all my work is 'cut out' for me!  teehehe

Creative Tips:

  • I have found myself doing this a lot lately....adding a coordinating cardstock layer with texture.  The Brick Wall embossed layer is a separate piece of cardstock cut 1/8" smaller than the cardstock front.  The reason I do this is so that my card front is clean and smooth when you open the card, instead of seeing the reverse side of the embossed layer.  Just something about that makes me happy.
  • The Sweet Sugarplum checkered piece of designer paper comes from the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper pack.  I tore the top and bottom edges to add a little rustic look and a change in texture from the Brick Wall embossing.

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  • The little Easter eggs were stamped using Tip Top Taupe ink and watercolored with my Aqua Painter brush using Sweet Sugarplum, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron, Bermuda Bay and Peekaboo Peach Stampin' inks.  NOTE:  Tip Top Taupe is part of the 2015-2017 In Color family that is set to retire at the end of May 2017.  If you don't have this color, I suggest you get it before quantities run out.  I love the softness of this 'brownish' color, as you can see with the eggs and sentiment.
  • If you like to add 'dimension' to your crafts, but not as much as a Stampin' Dimensional produces, add some Stampin' Glue Dots!  That's what I did to the basket and handle.  They have a little thickness to them that will raise your die cut 'just enough' off of the focal area.
  • When there is no nice way to line up a sentiment, cutting it up to separate the words is a great solution.  This sentiment was inked using Tip Top Taupe and popped up on the focal square using Stampin' Dimensionals.  Solution solved!  YEAH!


There are 29 images in the Basket Bunch stamp set.  Sooo many ways to have creative fun.  Don't you just love it when you have the freedom to create how you feel?  LOVE it!

For more Spring and Easter themed inspiration, make sure you visit the other Stamp It Group members' blogs to see what projects they have to share.  Thanks for stopping by....stop back again real soon.

 


STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck!! One very lucky person will win this awesome Oh Happy Day Card Kit...this give away includes the stamp set, too!  To enter, you must leave a comment on any Stamp It Blog Hop Post....AND, you must include the correct hash tag...#stampitcontest.

 

 

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Blog Hop Participants


Don't forget...when you leave your comment for your chance to win this amazing kit, I love to read them.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to our February Blog Hop Winner!

Diana Hernandez

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Again, thank you--thank you--thank you!  I greatly appreciate you stopping by to visit me.  I love the visits; and it warms my heart to read your thoughts you share with each comment.  If you haven't already, please share and invite your friends to stop by.  Oh, and subscribe to my blog so that you don't miss a single post.  I can't express how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you.
 

 
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Sale-A-Bration Celebration is an exclusive FREE event!

Get your exclusive invitation to this event by doing one of the following:

 
Need an idea?  Start with my Basket Bunch Spring-y Easter card project:
 

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I would love to have you Celebrate Sale-A-Bration with me?  All of the details for my exclusive Sale-A-Bration Celebration can be found in this blog post
 

Thank you for Shopping with Lori

  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! Annual 2016-17 Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions Catalog online
  • SHOP | VIEW: Stampin' Up! 2017 Sale-A-Bration Catalog online
  • Clearance Rack -- Select products up to 60% off!
  • Save 10% on a large selection of Stampin' Up! Bundles
  • Save 10% on Occasions Catalog Product Bundles
  • Subscribe to your creative escape with Paper Pumpkin
  • Orders of $30 or more receive Dreamers Loyalty Rewards Points, accumulate and redeem for free stamps...print your copy!
  • Use Hostess Code FPSJQKKT to get a FREE GIFT from me when you order $50 or more.
  • STAMPIN' REWARDS:  Orders over $150 receive $15+ additional free product (you do not want to use the Hostess Code noted above...this is so YOU receive the Hostess benefits).

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?  Please holler if you do.  I love and appreciate your comments.

ARE YOU A FACEBOOK FAN?  I would love it if you would "Like" my Lori Dreams Stampin page.

DO YOU CRUISE PINTEREST?  If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.

 

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What supplies do you need to create these projects? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be purchased through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!

Product List for Spring-Easter Basket Bunch card

 

Fun with Pyramid Pals & Easter Carrot Treats

Hello stampers and crafters!

Happy Easter to those who celebrate; and Happy Day to those who don't.  Just a quick note to share a fun little project that I did a few weeks back for my Stampin' Up! team members....Lori's Dream Team.  We get together once a month to discuss a little business....what accomplishments we have achieved, what projects we are working on, what tips and tricks we can share with everyone, and then end the meeting with a little stamping project.  Before everyone arrives, I like to set out their projects and a little handmade gift.  With Easter coming early this year, I made these little cuties for everyone.


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Aren't these the CUTEST thing you've ever seen?!!  When the ladies arrived, they ooo'd and awww'd over them and then immediately started trying to figure out how to make them.  Was it a punch?  Was it a die?  As much as I wanted to, I couldn't hold back the secret for long. haha

Creative Tips:

  • Using the main pyramid frame of the Pyramid Pals Framelits dies and the Big Shot, I die cut one pyramid frame from Tangelo Twist cardstock.  To form the carrot, all I needed were the 2 triangles.  So, I snipped those off and discarded the square to my scrap box.

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  • The Tangelo Twist zig-zag's come from the Stamp a Bag stamp set (#138680).  I repeated the stamping from the top of the tiangle all the way to the tip.
  • I folded the scored edges of the one triangle and used Multipurpose Liquid glue to adhere it to the other triangle.
  • Next, I cut some of the green Cotton Paper (#138308) into a 2" x 6" strip, folded it into thirds, then used my Fringe Scissors (#133325) to cut and make it look like grass.  I added liquid glue to the back of the grass and set it inside of the carrot.
  • To finish it off, I wrapped the carrot with some Daffodil Delight 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon (#125583) and tied a knot.  This ribbon is retired, but is currently available on the Clearance Rack for $2.78 for 10 yards.  That's a STEAL!!  The sentiment comes from the Circle of Spring stamp set (#138964), inked with Wild Wasabi, stamped onto Whisper White cardstock, punched out with a 1" Circle punch, and tucked under the ribbon knot with a Stampin' Dimensional.
  • Fill your little carrot treat package with your favorite little candies.  I found these cute little chocolate eggs to tuck inside.  NOTE:  I added a Stampin' Dimensional to the back of the wrapped candy to keep it from slipping/falling out.

Stinkin' CUTE, right?!!  These were perfect to tuck into my customer order sacks, mail to new members of my Stampin' Up! team, and  sell at a craft fair.  Definitely a big hit!


Sale-A-Bration ENDS in Just 5 Days!!  

Sale-A-Bration helps me with planning for the year as I can take unexciting supplies and turn them into free stamps...which makes it sooo much more exciting!  This is when I stock up and get my adhesives, envelopes, white card stock, and patterned paper.

I also splurge on some of the bigger ticket items during this time....well, because getting free goodies helps lessen the blow, right?!!  I'm certain you know what I mean!

Take a moment and dig through your stash and make sure that you have what you need so you are ready to rock out on your paper crafting....that you are not beating your head against the desk and cursing because you forgot to order more Dimensionals!!

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THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE WAYS TO SAVE ON STAMPIN’ UP!

  • Sale-A-Bration – Earn a free gift for every $50 you spend ($50 = 1 free, $100 = 2 free, $150 = 3 free, etc.)
  • Paper Pumpkin – $55 for 3 months + a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift!
  • 15% Off Bundles – Save moolah when you pair up a coordinating stamp set with a select tool
  • $99 Starter Kit (the Ultimate Stampin’ Up! Bundle – I highly encourage hobby stampers & papercrafters to purchase the kit -- why not get your favorite products at a great discount?)!
  • Clearance Rack – up to 60% off

JUST RELEASEDSAVE 25% on Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals -- March 8-14, 2016


Stamp It Blog Hop -- It's A Spring Fling


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Welcome stampers and crafters to my humble blog abode.  Here it is March (already) and it's almost a thing of the past....in like a lamb and, for some states, it's going out like a roaring Lion.  I have family that live in Colorado and are well over knee-deep in their share of snow....more like 25+ inches!!  YIKES!!  So, not to throw salt in their wounds, but this month's Stamp It Blog Hop theme is....wait for it.....can you guess?  C'mon, I know you know.  Yep!  We are focusing on the beautiful season....Spring! I have a creation that will put a little pep into your step, so if this is your first stop on the blog hop; or you have come from the blog prior to mine noted on the list below....either way....Welcome!

So, what is the first thing you think of when you thing 'Spring'?  Flowers, green grass, fresh air, and warmer temps, right? Yep, me, too!  On that note, it was evident that the Botanical Gardens bundle had to make an appearance.  The bundle consists of the Botanical Blooms stamp set and the Botanical Builder Framelits Dies.  Pair that with the Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper and you've got yourself a bright and cheery Spring card.  You can find the items in the Occasions catalog on pages 26 & 27...the possibilities of flower arrangements is endless!  If you don't have this bundle, I highly recommend moving it to the top of your Wish List.

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OMGosh!!  I can't believe how adorable and fun this card turned out to be!  I have to admit that I held off for the longest time getting my hands on the Botanicals bundle.  Not sure why, but I'm really happy that it is part of my crafting stash...soooo much fun to play with!

Creative Tips:

  • The card base is a half sheet of Cajun Craze cardstock (5" x 8-1/2") scored at 4-1/4".
  • To be honest, I was not a huge fan of the Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper when I first saw it in Occasions catalog....something about the big bold designs.  I think it's growing on me, because now I want to create so many other things using this paper.  squeal  Similar to other designer series paper packs that Stampin' Up! offers, there are large prints on one side and smaller prints on the other.  I love to mix a little bit of both on my projects, and matting them to Basic Black cardstock really enhances the colors coordinated in the pack...Mint Macaron, Hello Honey, and Cajun Craze.
  • I added a strip of 1-1/4" White Jute ribbon to tone down the larger print and help bring more focus to the flowers and sentiment.  I used a thin layer of Multipurpose Liquid Glue that I zig-zagged across the large patterned paper to hold the Jute in place.  You want to be careful not to use a heavy flow of glue as it will seep through the Jute strands.

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  • The focal panel is made up of Cajun Craze cardstock using the 2-1/2" Circle punch and a layer of Whisper White that has been stamped with the decorative circle stamp image from the You're So Lovely stamp set inked in Cajun Craze die cut with a Circle Framelit.
  • I added flowers and leaves using the Botanicals Builder Framelits.  The colors chosen coordinate with the designer series paper...Mint Macaron, Hello Honey and Cajun Craze.  The leaves (from the Botanical Blooms stamp set) were stamped with the solid images in Old Olive ink and the veins are Mossy Meadow.
  • To finish off the card, I added Basic Pearls to the flower centers, and inked the sentiment from the Party Pants stamp set (a free Sale-A-Bration set with a $50 purchase) with Basic Black Archival ink and stamped in place.  This circle and flower ensemble was popped up using Stampin' Dimensionals.

 

Pretty, pretty, pretty!!  and, so stinkin' easy!  I hope you will give this a try.  You are going to fall head over heels in love with everything Botanicals...I'm sure of it!  If you were affected by the snow storm that masked the mid-West, I especially hope that this brings a smile of hope that Spring is just around the corner!

 

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STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck!! One very lucky person will win this awesome Build a Bouquet Project Kit!

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Get the biggest bang for your buck when you shop and combine any of the specials/sales with your non-sale items.  Thank you for Shopping with Lori


Spring Has Sprung in the OSAT Blog Hop

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Welcome to another One Stamp AT a Time (OSAT) Design Team Blog Hop!  There are 20 of us from around the States who will be sharing our handmade projects with you this month.  All you need to do to follow along is click on the link at the bottom of each post.

For this blog hop, we are focusing our projects on nicer weather and sunny days...in other words...Spring has Sprung!  I’m really glad we were given this theme for this hop because I am in desperate need of some bright sunny days and warmer weather.  You see, my husband is a thermostat control freak!  He is warm (HOT) blooded and can handle the colder temperature better than me. ugh!! 

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So, what did I do to celebrate the Spring-like weather we are getting these days?  I thought it was good to pull out my Wildflower Fields designer series paper that I got as a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift with a qualifying product order; and my Suite Sayings stamp set found on page 41 in the Occasions catalog.  I absolutely LOVE all 10 sentiments in that set!  Plus, since my hubby keeps undoing my change to the thermostat (it's hooked to wifi!), I thought it was only fitting that I include some "Hello Honey" cardstock in my creation.  *giggle*

Creative Tips:

  • The card base is a half sheet of Whisper White cardstock (5-1/2" x 8-1/2") scored at 4-1/4".
  • I love the Wildflower Fields Designer Series paper pack!  There is not a bad (or ugly) design in the pack.  The colors in the pack focus on Basic Black, Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon, Old Olive, and Whisper White.  I'm hitting 3 of those listed...two are from the Neutrals Color family.  Setting the mood for Spring, Hello Honey is a nice muted yellow and looks very striking with the Basic Black cardock used to matte the patterned paper and the sentiment layer. die cut using the Tags & Labels Framelits
  • The Hello Honey die cut circle was needing a little something.  I have a really hard time leaving some surfaces untouched, clean, untextured, so I inked up the speckled image from the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set  with Hello Honey ink, stamped off the first time onto scratch paper, then stamped a 2nd time onto the circle.  The reason I stamped off first is because I did not want the speckles to over power the floral image of the designer paper.  This technique is called Tone-on-Tone stamping.
  • I really love the Hello Honey striped ribbon.  It is a rustic style ribbon (right up my alley), but so soft and easy to tie knots and bows with.  LOVE it!! I wrapped it around the Basic Black Tags & Labels Framelit die and tied it off with a fiber from the 1-1/4" Jute Ribbon.
  • The sentiment comes from the Suite Sayings stamp set and was inked using my Basic Black and Hello Honey Stampin' Write markers to coordinate with the color scheme of my card.  If you don't have any of our markers, you really need to get you some!  Just sayin'!  To compensate for the bulkiness of the ribbon, I added Stampin' Dimensionals to the sentiment (also cut using the Tags & Labels Framelits) so that the little bundle lays smooth.

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My Spring-y creative project is a super simple one using Stampin' Up!'s 4 x 6 Cello bags.  I bought a huge bag of Starburst jelly beans to use for several treat bag projects, and the yellow ones were the left-overs.  haha  So, what better way than to color the sentiment from the Sunburst Sayings stamp set with some Stampin' Write markers (Hello Honey, Tangerine Tango, and Bermuda Bay) to create a tag that coordinated with the leftover Yellow jelly beans?  The tag was created using the Label Bracket, 1-1/4" and 1-3/8" Circle punches and stuck to the front of the bag using a Stampin' Dimensional. The ribbon is from the Occasions catalog...1/8" Bermuda Bay Stitched Ribbon and is LOVELY!!  So soft and easy to work with. 

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Well, on that note, I think that Spring has Sprung!!  You’re ready to hop on over to Sara Levin’s blog.  I always love seeing what she makes!  If you prefer to work your way backwards, you can jump back to Andrea Tracy-Tucker’s blog.  Either way, be sure to work your way through all of the blogs so you don’t miss a thing!

 

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  1. Pam Tetreault
  2. Alisa Tilsner
  3. Melissa Davies
  4. Anna Smith
  5. Tina Riddle
  6. AJ Bodine
  7. Wynne Grob

  8. Christine Pennington (Guest designer) -

  9. Megan Thompson
  10. Justin Krieger
  11. Dena Rekow
  12. Andrea Tracy-Tucker
  13. Lori Mueller <-- You are HERE
  14. Sara Levin
  15. Kelly Acheson
  16. Elizabeth Jeanne
  17. Jeanna Bohanon
  18. Marisa Gunn
  19. Renee Ondrajka
  20. Martie Hillyer

 

Please holler if you have any questions.  I love and appreciate your comments.

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If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.

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UPCOMING RETIREMENT:  If you are in love with the In Colors that were released in 2014, you are going to want to make sure that you get stocked up on cardstock (comes in 8-1/2x11 and 12x12), ink pads, Stampin' Write Markers, Designer Series Paper Stack, coordinating ribbons and embellishments, AND reinkers for those ink pads.  Nothing is more disappointing than pulling out an ink pad and no way to juice it up if you forgot to order the coordinating reinker!  Eeeek!  These GORGEOUS colors are set to retire May 31st, or while supplies last once the Retirement List is released.  Don't miss out!

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SALE-A-BRATION AND 50/50 BOARD UPDATES

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My special Sale-A-Bration Celebration invitation list is growing!  SQUEAL!!  It doesn't take much to earn your ticket!  Jump on board REAL soon because there are only THREE (3) weeks left to Sale-A-Brate and earn free gifts from Stampin' Up!.  Plus, earn your ticket and have some fun with me as I spoil you with food and gifts...I have a wonderful afternoon planned.

Get your exclusive invitation to this event by doing one of the following:

*Your party must reach a minimum of $250 in sales to qualify for the extra hostess dollars

 

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I am sooo excited that the 50/50 board is almost filled!  Since this picture was taken, a few numbers have been chosen.  YEAH!!  Don't know what the 50/50 Board is?  Check out the details here.  You are going to want to get your name on the board....but, don't delay!  Sale-A-Bration ends in 3 short weeks (March 31, 2016).

 


THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE WAYS TO SAVE ON STAMPIN’ UP!

  • Sale-A-Bration – Earn a free gift for every $50 you spend ($50 = 1 free, $100 = 2 free, $150 = 3 free, etc.)
  • Paper Pumpkin – $55 for 3 months + a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift!
  • 15% Off Bundles – Save moolah when you pair up a coordinating stamp set with a select tool
  • $99 Starter Kit (the Ultimate Stampin’ Up! Bundle – I highly encourage hobby stampers & papercrafters to purchase the kit -- why not get your favorite products at a great discount?)!
  • Clearance Rack – up to 60% off

JUST RELEASEDSAVE 25% on Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals -- March 8-14, 2016

 

Happy, Happy Birthday to Paper Pumpkin!!

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Will you get your special Anniversary Paper Pumpkin Kit this month? It’s not too late to receive your own Paper Pumpkin kit and help Celebrate 3 years of fun! You’ll receive the special celebration kit this month as long as you create your account by the end of the day Thursday, March 10th.  Click HERE to subscribe.

Right now when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month Prepaid Subscription you can earn FREE Sale-a-bration products, too!  The giving just never ends!


Stamp It Blog Hop -- Easter Hoppin' for Candy

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Welcome, stampers and crafters, to February's edition of the Stamp It Blog Hop. I am really happy that you have stopped in to see what I have ready to share with you.  This month, the Stamp It participants have been busy creating and focusing on the next holiday...Easter, which is just around the corner.  YIKES!!  So, with that said, you may have started the hop here first, or you may have come from the blog prior to mine noted on the list below.
 
Okay, before we get to my share, let me just say that I have been on a huge watercoloring kick.  It's all the rage in the papercrafting scene, and I've been bitten by the watercoloring bug.  That's a good thing because I have had lots of fun!  I do not have much in the way of Easter stamps, so I was super excited when I saw one of the sentiments in the Suite Sayings stamp set referencing Easter.  WoooHoooo!  This set is in the Occasions catalog on page 41...LOVE all 10 sentiments in that set.  You must put this set at the top of your Wish List.

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Isn't this card super cute?!!  Let me tell you...this may look like it's 'out of your league', but it is AH-mazingly easy.  Hang tight with me and I'll show you just how simple this version of watercoloring is:

Creative Tips:

  • The card base is a half sheet of Crumb Cake cardstock (4-1/4" x 11") scored at 5-1/2".
  • I love Stampin' Up's 140 lb. weight Watercolor Paper because it can withstand a large dose of spritzing, misting, and soaking of water.  You do have to be careful with warping as it dries, but if you use your Heat tool on the low setting, it will be just fine.
  • The Easter Egg shape comes from using one of the Oval Framelits.  I die cut a scrap piece of paper (well, some of my junk mail, to be honest...hahaha).  I positioned the 'negative' (the piece with the oval hole) over the 5" x 3-1/2" piece of watercolor paper and held it in place with some washi tape around the outside edges to my work surface.  It's important that nothing moves during this step.
  • I used daubers for each of the 4 colors (Hello Honey, Watermelon Wonder, Mint Macaron, and Pool Party) and lightly sponged ink randomly in spots within the oval shape.  Make sure that you swirl ink up to the edges of the oval, too, so that you get a definite image edge.  When you have it looking the way you want, take the distressed grid image from Timeless Texture and ink it up with Crumb Cake.  Stamp off onto a scrap piece of paper and then do a 2nd stamping over top all of the sponged area.

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  • You can remove the Oval framelit frame for this next step.  Take your Aqua Painter (with water in the barrel) and squeeze so that the brush is filling with water.  I took my finger to "flick" the water over top the ink-sponged area to create little 'speckles' of water.  Keep doing this until you get the amount of speckles you like.  Click on picture to see a close up.  The photo here doesn't show it, but I decided to run my Aqua Painter along the edges of the oval to soften and give a vintage-y look.  Be careful not to squeeze water into the brush...I just used the dampness that the brush already naturally had from the 'flicking' step.

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  • To finish off the card, I inked the sentiment with Early Espresso and stamped into place using my Stamp-a-ma-jig.  To separate the Watercolor panel from the cardbase, I added strips of Mint Macaron and Watermelon Wonder cardstock to each side of the main panel.  The yummy Watermelon Wonder 1" Stitched Satin Ribbon adds some vibrant 'spring-y' color and texture.  Clear Wink of Stella was colored onto the Itty Bitty Accents Flower punches (Hello Honey, Watermelon Wonder and Mint Macaron) for a slight glimmer of bling.

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Pretty, pretty, pretty!!  and, so stinkin' easy!  I hope you will give this a try.  NOTE:  You can use any die cut as your 'frame' to sponge and mist.  There are several punches and framelits available in the Stampin' Up! catalog that would work...Scallop Circle punch, Fun Flower punch, Flower Medallion (which is on sale in the Weekly Deals--YEAH!), Bold Butterfly Framelits, Floral Frames Collection Framelits, Stars Framelits, etc.  The ideas are endless.


Now, onto some FUN opportunities...check out the details noted below and be sure to hop on over to the next participant on the list.  I won't be very far behind you because I want to gather some ideas myself.  ;)

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STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck!! One very lucky person will win this awesome Floral Wings Stamp Set bundle!

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What's NEW?

Stampin' Up!'s biggest promotion of the year has released three (3) new gift choices.  YEAH!!  And, these newest selections are such big hits that the inventory is getting low...ALREADY!!  If you are not familiar with how Sale-A-Bration works, learn how you can earn these items for FREE with a qualifying order.

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MORE FUN TO BE HAD!!

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In addition to free Sale-A-Bration gifts don't forget about my Sale-A-Bration Celebration event and 50/50 Sale-A-Bration board for the opportunity of more fun and free products.  There are only 22 numbers left...don't delay....get your name on the board with your $50 order.  Check out the 50/50 Board details here.


Get the biggest bang for your buck when you shop and combine any of the specials/sales with your non-sale items.  Thank you for Shopping with Lori


Creative Inking Blog Hop -- an Easter Bunny Hop

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Welcome to the Creative Inking Blog Hop for February 2016!  It's a beautiful Spring day in Nebraska, which helps the creative juices flow during a bright sunny day.  The theme for the hop this month is the Easter Bunny...with Easter coming up quick, we had to get on the ball to showcase some super cute projects that will definitely inspire you.

You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from the talented Lisa Curcio's blog. Please be sure to click the 'Next' button to move along the blog hop. If you get off track at any time, the full line up below will help you move along from blog to blog.  So, here is my Easter card share that does not involve any bunnies, but a spiritual sense of the occasion.

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Easter is one of my favorite holidays to attend at church.  The special message of the sermon, the chosen hymns, the mix of the choir and trumpets....all of it together generates a special energy and love for my dear Lord and Savior.  So, my card is a reflection of what I see and feel during Easter.

Creative Tips:

  • Starting with the Perfect Plum card base measuring 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" with the fold at the top, I topped it off with a 5-1/4" x 4" So Saffron layer.  To add a little character and accent between the watercolor paper and So Saffron layers, I added a strip of Typeset Designer Series paper to the top of the So Saffron layer.
  • The main panel....the Watercolor paper layer was saturated with the Stampin' Mist filled with water.  I took my Aqua Painter and watercolored Perfect Plum, Wild Wasabi, and So Saffron across sections of the paper.  When I felt there was enough color added, I used my Heat Tool on the low setting to help dry the panel faster.  Next, I took the circle image from the Project Life Memories in the Making stamp set and 'inked' it using a paper towel that was soaked with bleach.  The little bit of bleach on the stamp bleached the image onto the watercolored paper adding more character and a slight distressed look.
  • A random section of the Striped Scallop Thinlits die was cut from Shimmer White cardstock and stuck to the watercolor paper, and topped with a Vellum cardstock banner stamped and gold heat embossed "Happy" "Easter" images from the Crazy About You stamp set.
  • The final touches include the cross from the Blessed by God stamp set inked in Early Espresso ink and stamped onto a piece of Shimmer White cardstock and popped up with dimensionals over top the fern leaf dies from the Botanical Builder Framelits and some Gold Metallic Thread.

Now, you will want to hop on over to Dena's blog...I know she will have something stinkin' cute to share with you.  Just click on the 'Next' button and you'll be hoppin'.  If you get lost or sidetracked, just come on back and follow the list of participants shown below.  Have fun getting your fill of wonderful inspiration...don't forget to come back real soon.  :)

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Blog Hoppers

1.   Sue Lehrer

2.   Diane Evans

3.   Susan Campfield

4.   BJ Peters

5.   Amber Swift

6.   Kristine Lutrario

7.   Colleen Vassos

8.   Lynn Streifert

9.   Phyllis Shepherd

10. Lisa Curcio

11. Lori Mueller <-- You Are Here

12. Dena Rekow

13. Linda Bauwin

 

I hope you enjoyed my card share and that you will try this very easy watercolor and bleaching technique yourself.  Please holler if you have any questions.  I love and appreciate your comments.

If you are on Facebook, I would love it if you would "Like" my Lori Dreams Stampin page.

If you enjoy Pinterest, you can find my creations on Pinterest, too.


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