Wednesday, April 29, 2009

May Card Kit...


It's card kit time again! You will LOVE this stamp set and these cards!

In this kit, you'll receive the supplies to create SIX of EACH design shown above - so you will receive all of the consumable supplies that you need to create 12 cards total.

You will also receive 2 additional full color samples of "alternative" cards that you can make with the combined contents of the kit, as well as step by step instructions on how to complete each of the 4 designs.

Card Kit Price is just $15--that's 12 cards, plus envelopes for just $15!

Each month, the card kit also features both a Stamp Set of the Month and an Accessory of the Month. If you purchase the card kit, you may also purchase these items at 20% off!

May Featured Products:
· Thoughts & Prayers Stamp Set ($25.95) $20.76 with the purchase of Card Kit
· Pretties Kit ($29.95) $23.96 with the purchase of Card Kit

What else will you need? See the list below for items that were used to create the cards in this kit. If you already have everything--just buy the card kit and you are ready to create!

If you don't have everything--place a product order with your kit (don't forget about the discount on the "featured products!")

Or--you can use the card kit to create your own designs using other stamps and inks that you already have--the choice is yours!

Orders for the Card Kits must be received by May 15th. You will receive your kits by the end of the month.

Call or email me today to order:
Ashley Van Camp
801-404-1394
designwithink@gmail.com
You can also click on the "Buy Now" button at the bottom to order your card kit. If you want to order any additional supplies or the featured products, please email me so I can get you the correct total. :)

Please Note: I am glad to ship kits directly to you! If the kit needs to be shipped, there will be an extra $3 shipping charge.

Products you will need to complete cards as shown:
  • Close to Cocoa Classic Ink Pad ($5.95)
  • Old Olive Classic Ink Pad ($5.95)
  • Pink Pirouette Classic Ink Pad ($5.95)
  • Close to Cocoa Stampin' Write Marker ($3.25)
  • Old Olive Stampin' Write Marker ($3.25)
  • Perfect Plum Stampin' Write Marker ($3.25)
  • Large Oval Punch ($15.95)
  • ½" Circle Punch ($5.95)
  • Crop-A-Dile ($29.95)
  • Stampin' Sponges ($3.50
  • Mini Glue Dots ($4.95)
  • Aqua Painters ($16.95)
  • Stampin' Dimensionals ($3.95)
  • SNAIL Adhesive ($6.95)
  • Bone Folder ($6.95)
  • Thoughts & Prayers Stamp Set ($25.95) $20.76 with purchase of the Card Kit
  • Pretties Kit ($29.95) $23.96 with the purchase of the Card Kit






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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Kristina's Color Inspiration #50

Doing Jaron's Color Inspiration Challenge made me realize how much I missed doing them. :) So over to Kristina's blog to do hers! :) I did these faithfully when she first began, then just didn't have much time to do them. So thanks to Jaron for reminding me of how much fun they are! Here is her color inspiration...

This card I am submitting is the 2nd one I did with this color combo. I will show you the first one later, but this is the one I am posting for this actual inspiration challenge. I LOVE this color combo! It's TOO cute! The pop of turquoise is so much fun. On to the card...
I have to say...this is really glittery in real life. The owl is all sparkly. He is the chipboard owl from the chipboard pack in the catalog. Then the "Happy Birthday to you!" is all glittery as well. I stamped it with Tempting Turquoise craft ink and embossed with Iridescent Ice powder. The stamp is from the birthday stamp on the "Under $10" page at the back of the catalog. (Yes...the ones you can earn FREE this month! ) Then the background has some glitter as well. I just stamped it in VersaMark and embossed with Iridescent Ice powder as well. Here are some close up's. First one is the owl...so you can see how glittery he is...
Then here is the sentiment all glittered up!
Thanks for visiting! Hope you enjoy! :)

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Cupcake Shaker Box...

I am SO EXCITED there are window sheets in the Mini Catalog. I have been wanting to make a shaker card or something "shaker" since I saw them. So last night I did. :) The scallop part is the shaker part...hopefully you can see that glitter in there. I made the scallop shaker and then didn't know if I wanted it on a card or what. I decided to break out the Scallop Box Die and my Big Shot, and that's what I made. It was SO EASY! Gotta love how easy the Big Shot makes things!!! The shaker is attached to the scallop top of the box and then it closes with a Velcro dot. You could put any fun treat inside or maybe even a fun stamping gift (bag of ribbon, accessories, etc, etc.). So many possibilities! :) Here is the box...

And here is a close up of the shaker...
Hope you enjoy! Thanks for visiting! Let me know if you have any questions!

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Jaron's Color Challenge #1

I love color challenges. I really do. They really make me step out of my color boxes and give me....well.....a challenge. :) I haven't done one in awhile because I just haven't had much time for "play" stamping. However....last night I couldn't sleep so at about 1:00 am I noticed a challenge on Jaron's blog. Now...Jaron used to work for Stampin' Up and I AM SO SO SAD he doesn't any more! HE WILL BE SERIOUSLY MISSED at convention and every Stampin' Up! event I attend. He was my favorite person to see up on stage demonstrating, and his fun personality will definitely leave a gap. So I just had to do his color challenge when I saw it on his blog HERE. The color combo we were challenged to use is Old Olive, Taken With Teal, and Soft Sky (a past In Color). Funny thing about using Soft Sky...I was cleaning my stamping room last night while I couldn't sleep and was trying to organize buckets of ribbon. :) I came across last year's In Colors and I grabbed Soft Sky and said, "I REALLY miss this color!" Then just a little while later...there was a reason to use it! :)

Anyway...I first did a card. I wanted to keep it simple. When I was looking through stamps deciding what I wanted to use I saw this phrase, "wishing you a happy heart" and grabbed it instantly. Because that is what I wish for Jaron right now! Here is the card... Pretty simple. Although I love the glitter. Here is a close-up picture so you can see it better...

I wasn't 100% satisfied with this card and was having fun with this challenge. So I decided to make a box using the Box #2 Sizzix die.
Those flowers are from the "Doodle This" stamp set. Just stamp, cut out, put a dimensional in the middle of the flower, curl the flower petals a bit with a bone folder to make it easier to bend, and just bend them all back adhering the tips of the petals into the dimensional. Easy peasy and I LOVE the flower it makes!!!
So there you have it. The only thing bugging me about this project is I have to find candies in these colors to fill the box with. That will make me feel better about it. :) Thanks for visiting! And thanks to Jaron for the challenge! :) (FYI...I'm in the process of trying to add labels to all my posts. So give it time, but they are coming. I'm sick of searching all over my own blog to find things myself. :) So yeah! :) )

Friday, April 24, 2009

Mega Card Night Part 2...

Here are more cards that we made at the Mega Card Night I went to last Friday night. Too much fun, I have to say! :) The first four cards are made with the Fifth Avenue Floral stamp set...




These next four cards are made with the Great Friends stamp set (in the mini catalog)...


If you look real hard in the card above this, you can see a transparent strip. That is one of the window sheets in the mini catalog cut thin. The butterfly rolls down that strip to the bottom of the card....so it's a moveable card. FUN! :)

Hope you enjoy! It was so much fun making these cards! It was a crazy, busy night and so much fun! Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Mega Card Night Part 1...

Here are some pics of some of the cards we made at the Mega Card Night I went to this past weekend. It was SO MUCH FUN and I now have some GREAT cards from it! :) First up are a few using the "Eight Great Greetings" stamp set in the Spring Mini catalog.



Then these next ones are from the Totally Tool set in the big catalog...
Hope you enjoy! Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

We have a WINNER!!!

Well thank you to the TWO people that participated in my Color Inspiration Challenge! :) Thank you to Elizabeth and Megan! I hope you check both their cards out. They really are both so cute. As a matter of fact....I'm going to put them both here so you can see! :)
First is Elizabeth's:
Second is Megan's:
(they both have links to their websites in the comments section on THIS post)

So to draw for the winner of the WHITE SATIN RIBBON from the Mini Catalog I used the random.org site. Here are the results....

Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:1
Timestamp: 2009-04-21 20:12:08 UTC

ELIZABETH WON!!!! So send me your address and I will get it right out to you! I hope you guys had fun playing and so glad you did! I think I'll do another one of these sometime soon so watch for it. :) Thanks for visiting!

Monday, April 20, 2009

Wagon Fun and Don't FORGET!!!

This past weekend I spent at a Stampin' Up training done by my upline. It was FABULOUS and we had so much fun! Since it was about an hour away, I got to stay in a hotel with some of my great friends! We had a blast. I will be sharing some things from this event over the next little bit. First of all I wanted to show you some cards. :) Friday night was the big card making night. We make 24 cards in one night! It's super fun! I got the chance to help my upline design some of the cards she was responsible for. So I'm going to show you some of the ones that I did that she used. She made changes, so I'll show the actual cards we made later. NOW DON'T FORGET! I have a color challenge posted with a prize!!!! It's a few posts down so go check it out and play! :)

Here are the cards. They are all done with the "Wagon Full of Fun" set from the mini...
Can I tell you how much I love this set?! :) Hope you enjoy! Thanks for visiting! If you have questions...ask away!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Swapping Time...

If all goes well, when this posts I will be at a team training. I am leaving in just a few minutes, and staying in a hotel with some good friends tonight. We stamp all night and then tomorrow have our training meeting. Jealous?! :) Yes....we have a good time. Anyway...OF COURSE we swap at this event. :) So I have been in a mad dash trying to get some done before I leave. The theme for the swap is "All about Punches" or something like that. It's suppose to focus on punches. So.....I came up with this one first....
But I decided not to do this one. I like it, but something was off. So I game the same basic layout a-go again and came up with this...
This is the one I ended up doing. I love the colors and think it's just fun. And yes...that is the scallop circle punch that I just cut and sponged and layered to make the flower. It has lots of dimension, so it would be hard to mail. But FUN to hand deliver! :) Here is a close up of the flower...
Hope you enjoy! Thanks for visiting! :)

Friday, April 17, 2009

A Color Challenge...with a PRIZE!!!!

I wanted to share two of the cards we did for our make and takes on the Hawaii incentive trip. I showed the darling purse and the new sneak peek stamp set HERE. Anyway: I have fallen IN LOVE with this color combo! My goodness...it is SO MUCH FUN! What are the colors you ask?! The colors are Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, Old Olive, Whisper White, and Real Red. Now what is the challenge, you ask?! Well....I am challenging you to come up with a project (card, scrapbook page, 3-D item, whatever you would like!) using these colors. (If you don't have the exact colors...of course you can substitute a similar color.) It will be SO MUCH FUN!!

NOW....what good is a challenge without a prize?!?!? Anyone that participates will get a chance to WIN something FUN from me!!! I will enter all the names in to a drawing and the winner will get......A ROLL OF THE NEW WHITE SATIN RIBBON IN THE MINI CATALOG!!!!

Yes...definitely worth playing for!!! :) I LOVE this ribbon and want to spread that love. If you haven't gotten a chance to play with this yet...you are MISSING OUT!!!! So come on....play with us! Just make your project, and post a comment on this post with a link to where your project is posted. Can't wait to see what you do and sure hope you play along!!!! Anyone is welcome to play! This is my first time doing something like this and I'm so excited! DEADLINE to complete project and post comment is MONDAY APRIL 20th at MIDNIGHT! I will announce the winner on Tuesday! (Hopefully we have people that play or I guess I win the ribbon! :) ) Now here is a card to inspire you...
There are two techniques used on the flowers here. The kissing technique and the rock and roll technique. Let me know if you have any questions on these! A close up of the flowers....
Now here is another card to hopefully give you some inspiration...
It is an accordion card of sorts and opens up like this....
How much fun! Those creative people at Stampin' Up! that come up with these projects for us to make are just wonderful! :) Now....COME PLAY!!! Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Box Of Cards Class...

It's CLASS TIME! We will be making a fun box with a flip-up lid and EIGHT cards! We will make 2 of each design. We are using the Wagon Full of Fun stamp set out of the current mini catalog. I LOVE this set, and it's great to make a set of all occasion cards! We will also be using the Sweet Always Designer Series Paper, punches, and fun accessories! Here are the details of the class. Pictures below.

Date: Wednesday April 22nd
Time: 6:30pm
Place: My house! Kaysville, Utah
Cost: $20.00
***SPECIAL DEAL*** Pre-order the Wagon Full of Fun stamp set when you register for the class and get $10.00 OFF THE CLASS! So you will pay just $10.00!!!! (Also...don't forget! For every $40.00 you order from the mini catalog you can pick a free item from the "Under $10" page in the main catalog. It's the last page in the catalog. This Wagon Full of Fun set would count towards this order.)
RSVP: Saturday April 18th
You will receive: All supplies for card box and 8 cards, including envelopes. There will be special deals for attendees only, door prize, snacks! It's a SUPER FUN night out!!!
Please bring your own adhesive!
***BRING A FRIEND!!!! If you register a friend that I've never met before you will receive a FREE gift for YOU and YOUR FRIEND!
***CLASS TO GO***If you are not able to attend any this class, but are still interested in having a set of these items...there is an option for you!!! You may purchase it as a "Class on the Go" kit. It will come with all the supplies needed for the projects as well as instructions to make it. The price for this kit to go is $25.00. If you pre-order the Wagon Full of Fun stamp set with your registration, then you will pay just $15.00!!! I'll ship everything for those prices as well! The Class To Go kits will ship out (or be ready for pick-up) the day after the class is offered.
Email me at designwithink@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing the Class To Go. Let me know also if you want it with or without the Wagon Full of Fun stamp set. Also let me know if you have any questions!


Here are the items we will be making at the class! Enjoy! Thanks for visiting!

Monday, April 13, 2009

$1000 Workshop...the easy way!

If you have had a Stampin' Up! workshop before, you know how much FUN it is to get FREE HOSTESS BENEFITS! Well I am now offering you the chance to get these benefits without doing much of anything!
What I'm doing is gathering 10 people that want to participate. You can participate in this whether you live locally to me or far away. You just have to live in the United States. How do you participate?! To participate all you have to do is collect $100 (before shipping and tax) in Stampin' Up! orders. You can order it all yourself or collect order from friends and family. (Let me know if you need extra catalogs to show your family and friends.) You can also place larger orders and take up more than one spot if you wish.

What do you get for participating?! Well you get all that fabulous Stampin' Up! merchandise you order, of course! :) But of course you get more than that! After all the orders are gathered I will do drawings and each person will win one of the following spots that are listed below. (Unless you do larger orders.....you will win one spot for each spot you fill.) EVERYONE is a winner! :) THERE IS MORE! I earned some extra Sale-A-Bration items. SO....for every $50.00 you order you STILL earn Sale-A-Bration benefits!!!!! (Pick one Sale-A-Bration item for every $50.00 order you place!) And don't forget! For every $40.00 you order from the mini catalog you can pick a free item from the "Under $10" page in the main catalog. (The last page in the catalog.)

Here are the spots:

1. Level 3 Hostess Set of your choice
2. Level 3 Hostess Set of your choice
3. Level 3 Hostess Set of your choice
4. Level 1 Hostess Set of your choice
5. Level 1 Hostess Set of your choice
6. $25.00 in FREE hostess merchandise
7. $25.00 in FREE hostess merchandise
8. $25.0o in FREE hostess merchandise
9. $25.00 in FREE hostess merchandise
10. $25.00 in FREE hostess merchandise

Now all you have to do is call or email me (designwithink@gmail.com) and let me know you want to participate. Deadline to get me your orders is Saturday April 25th. Names will be drawn before I place the order so everyone can pick their items that they win! (Prizes are based on 10 individual orders of $100.00. Prizes may increase or decrease depending on how many are participating. )

Let me know if you have any questions! Thanks for visiting!

Sneak Peek....

Look at this FUN stamp set that will be coming out in the NEW catalog...
This was the stamp set they gave us as one of our gifts while we were in Hawaii. It was in that basket filled with other stuff as well. TOO much fun! I LOVE it! Now this project I'm sharing with you was one of our make and takes. I think this is SO fabulous! I didn't make it until I got home (could NOT get enough of that Hawaii sun time!!!!), and I just fell in love. :) So here you go...
Here is the front. It's an accordion purse! :) We even got to personalize the front with our initial.

Just a close up of the flower detail. Looks like a lot of cutting but it really didn't take much time at all!


Then how fun to add this little butterfly trail detail. So clever those people at Stampin' Up! :)
Then here is an up close picture of the accordion. Both sides are the same. I just realized I didn't get a good picture of the inside, but there are Pumpkin Pie dividers in each of the accordion fold. It's TOO cute! :)
And look at this clever closure. Yes...brilliant. :) You will be seeing more of these in the future because I am in love. :) And I LOVE this color combo! I should do a color inspiration challenge and use this combo. Hmmmm...maybe I will! Even offer a prize to the winner! Hmmmm...there is a thought. :) Just FYI...the color combo is So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, and Real Red. Hope you enjoy!!!