Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A Week of Tag Talk - Wedded Bliss

I am trying to fall in love with our photopolymer stamps.  I love Stampin' Up! products and have tried everything at least once but it has taken me some time to really like clear stamps.  I know why they are great - you can see where you put them, they are super sticky, and the designs that SU tested out over the last year were some of the cutest I've seen.
But they get ink on your fingers, they are too sticky sometimes, and I turn them all red when I clean them.  I have weaknesses, I admit it.  But with this last order, I ordered THREE sets and was determined to fall in love with them at least as much as my wood blocks (but not more than my favorite product ever.... dimensionals!)
This card's layout was inspired by this pin from Pinterest:  I loved this layout and started out with something very close to it.
And then I started messing around.... and then I realized I needed a heart.... and then I realized that I needed something other than an embossing folder and the photopolymer stamps let you align everything very precisely.  And we ended up with a card that makes me quite happy.  Now if my friends would just get married so I can use it (and if you read this, you know who you are, this doesn't count for my monthly get married zing...)
I used the bracket punch on the end of the Cherry Cobbler banner to show another way to use it. I think it adds a little elegant flair to the card too!

  • Paper: Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
  • Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake
  • Stamp: Tag Talk, Draw the Line
  • Accessories: Doily, 2 1/2 Circle Punch, Bracket Punch, 1" Square Punch, Basic Pearls, Big Shot, Heart Framelits, Dauber, Dimensionals, Scissors, and Adhesive
The Tag Talk cards that I am posting this week are part of my summer Tag Talk card class.  I will be teaching this class a few times at my house over the summer but can also prep it and teach it to you and your family and friends for $10 a kit.  Leave me a comment or email me if you are interested in setting up a class of your own!

Join my team!!

During the month of June, you can join my Stampin' Up! family for only $50.  You will get $55 worth of merchandise that you pick out and a business pack of forms and catalogs.  Whether you are looking to make money or just help yourself through the discount on your own hobby supplies, this is the best deal we've had yet to join up!  When I signed up 10 years ago, I paid $249 for my kit!  There are perks to being a demonstrator like pre-ordering product, admission to demonstrator only events, and webinars and training exclusive to our company.  Contact me today for more information or sign up.
Have a craftastic day,

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