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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Ho, Ho, Ho and a Bag of FUN! 12 Gifts For YOU!

He is making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who is naughty or nice... 
Are YOU on the list?? I have my fair share of Naughty and Nice this year.. no matter if you were Naughty or Nice, I have a GIFT for YOU (12 gifts, really)- so Get on the List!!
 
 
  With 12 Weeks UNTIL Christmas... it may seem like this is a crazy time to start your holiday crafting... but it is the PERFECT Time to get a Jump Start on the Holidays! 
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Birds of Fall hand-stamped card

Nature is so beautiful.. when you can create and send a hand-crafted card that sends a little bit of nature from one home to another (and no allergies!).  With stunning papers, inks, colors and perfect coordination, you can create a hand-stamped card that delivers a little bit of Fall in the mail!
Create a bit of nature with:
World of Dreams stamp set (wood 134183/clear 134186)
Cajun Craze card stock (119684)
Soft Suede ink pad (126978)
Color Me Autumn *Designer Series Paper (135820)
Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
 
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I love the World of Dreams silhouette rubber stamp set.  It has a stunning collection of stamp images.  Stamping these images on the Cajun Craze card stock with the Soft Suede ink pad.  This gives a perfectly coordinated color and image look that embodies Fall.  I love how easy this card is and it looks amazing.  Stampin' Dimensionals give your project depth and interest while holding the hand-stamped papers together.  The two patterns from the Color Me Autumn *Designer Series Paper are coordinated to match really wow.
 
Tool Tip Tuesday:  Did YOU know that stamping on our Designer Series Paper??  This paper is STUNNING and looks Amazing with the coordinating inks.  I love heat embossing, stamping, embossing, die-cutting and more with our *Designer Series Papers!  So go ahead, use it for layering as well as stamping for your paper crafting projects.
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Send nature to your loved ones with this hand-crafted card that is easy to mail.  Using pretty papers like our *Designer Series Paper and amazing rubber stamps to send some nature in the mail to your loved ones.  We don't have a 'Fall' here in Southern California but I can create a little bit of Fall with a hand-crafted card.  I hope this warms your day.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Give the gift of Coffee with this hand-stamped gift card

Ohhhh coffee - my hero.... that warm cup in my hands, first thing in the morning (again mid-morning and maybe again in the afternoon).  The smell warms my very core and soothes the chaos that surrounds me (with 6 kids, a hubby, animals galore - chaos reigns...).  So in a nod to National Coffee Day, I can't help but give YOU the gift of Coffee with this hand-stamped coffee gift card from our recent Fall for Fall card class.  Join Me in giving the gift of energy with a perfectly percolated hand-crafted gift card. 
Create this hand-stamped gift card with:
Perfect Blend stamp set (wood 130745/clear 131392)
Gorgeous Grunge stamp set (wood 130514/clear 130517)
Gift Card Enclosure Pack (136662)
Very Vanilla card stock (101650)
Color Me Autumn Designer Series Paper (135820)
Memento ink pad (132708)
Crumb Cake Stampin' Blendablilites (131004)
Crumb Cake ink pad (126975)
Mossy Meadow ink pad (133645)
SNAIL (Simple, Neat, Affordable, In-Line) adhesive (104332)
Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
Paper Snips (103579)
 
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BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU, Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make holiday cards!!
As a lover of coffee, having a day to celebrate it is truly a holiday (not that I need an excuse to enjoy a cup of joe - lol). 
 
Stamp this Perfect Blend travel cup on Very Vanilla card stock using the Memento ink pad.  Color the cup and cozy with the lightest of the Blendabilites Crumb Cake trio.  Accent the cup edges (only) in the medium of the Blendablilties trio.  Color more of the medium on the cozy and accent the lines and edges with the darkest of the trio.  This ombre look is easy to do and fun - the class was amazing as many had never used this coloring system and they ROCKED IT!!
 
See this Video Tutorial on creating this cool Ombre Blendabilites Coloring technique:
 
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Using the precision Paper Snips to cut this cup out and adhere it to a 'Belly Band'.  This is a crafting term - it is a band that wraps around a card or project - much like a belt.
 
Here using a 1" wide strip of the Color Me Autumn Designer Series Paper gives me a perfectly colorful accent to this card.  Wrap it snug (but not too tight, you have to be able to take it on and off of the card and have the gift card inside) around the Gift Card from the Gift Card Enclosure Pack.  Adhere using the SNAIL adhesive and apply the coffee cup using the Stampin' Dimensionals for depth to the project. 
 
The Gift Card Enclosure Pack comes with 10 cards that fold into this cool shape, are easy to decorate, and stylish.  They have slits to pop your gift card into and will delight and bless anyone who receives it!
Add fun Coffee elements to the inside of this hand-stamped card.  The Gorgeous Grunge stamp set has these splatter looking images.  I love it.. tons of fun!  Stamping this in Crumb Cake ink is a coffee-esk look.  Stamping the Mossy Meadow coffee greeting is sure to 'Perk' up someone's day - lol - while perfectly coordinating with the Color Me Autumn Designer Series Paper!*
 
*FREE PAPER - Pick a Pack of Paper - 6 Packs - when you JOIN Stampin' Up! and My Team during October for $99
- pick $125 in Merchandise,
- free shipping (a 10% immediate savings on top of the 25% bonus products),
- take a 30% Discount on your first order and
- 20% (up to 40% depending on your sales) in discounts on your future orders! 
- A fun Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Team with tons of support, crafting and business (and me!!).
~ WHEW - Stampin' Up is GIVING you 6 Packets of FREE Designer Series Paper over the next 6 months!!  Let's Talk!! (805)300-3679 or email me at Jamie@GettinCraftyStampin.com 
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Give the gift of a hand-stamped card and Coffee with this dynamic duo.  Perk someone's day up on National Coffee Day (or any day, really) with this cool gift card holder.  With a pop of warm Autumn Color, this card is sure to brighten and warm someone's day and heart (probably their hands, too).  This perfectly percolated hand-crafted gift is a fun way to deliver a smile and it's fun to create!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Frozen Birthday hand-crafted card

Frozen, the Disney movie, is all the rage with the girls these days.  I have to admit, though cute, it isn't my favorite movie.  But as my daughters sing it (even I do - it's full of catchy tunes) and are invited to various Frozen birthdays - I couldn't resist creating a cool card for this sisterly movie.  (I just love when a Christmas card project can be used for a variety of celebrations!)  So join me in creating this chilly hand-crafted card that was met with a warm smile!
Create this cool card with:
Perfect Pennants (wood 133227/clear 133230)
Pool Party card stock (126982)
Island Indigo ink pad (126986)
Dazzling Diamonds (135315)
Filigree Frame Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (135818)
Frosted Sequins (135835)
Crystal Effects (101055)
Snowflake Card Thinlits Dies (135855)
Big Shot Magnetic Platform (130658)
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)
Stampin' Trimmer (126889)

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I love how the Card Thinlits have the coolest coordinating dies with it!  Here using the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and the coordinating thinlit die I create an iridescent sparkling snowflake.  Using Crystal Effects to adhere it on gives me a clear and strong adhesive.  (It also grabs onto the Frosted Sequins for a cool effect.)
At a recent birthday party for one of my daughter's friends we were celebrating Ella and the movie Frozen.  I love what they can do with cakes these days.  I love, too, how cute this card is and how it matches the party!
I use my Stampin' Trimmer to cut and score this card to create a cool secret panel (see the video below).  Emboss the card using the Filigree Embossing Folder for a texture that coordinates perfectly with this card!  I LOVE interactive cards - this hand-stamped card moves and wow's!
 
See this Video Tutorial on creating this "Secret Pannel" with these Card Thinlits:
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The Brrr sparkles so pretty and fits perfectly on the back of the snowflake that will move  I love the look of this card for the Frozen Birthday Party!
Here with the 'secret pocket' of the card you can double the space you have to use!  Here my 8 year old helped me by stamping 'Make a Wish' in Island Indigo ink.  I love how it fits on that pop out panel. 
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Whether it is for a fun Frozen birthday or a cool Christmas Card - you can use this Snowflake Thinlit Die and it's coordinating dies to create a WOW hand-stamped card!  I love how a product can be used for multiple uses!  I hope that this cool card brings you a warm smile.

Friday, September 26, 2014

24 Hours Left!!

With amazing events THIS WEEKEND - I want to make sure that YOU Don't Miss Out!!  EMAIL Jamie at Jamie@GettinCraftyStampin.com
 
~ Saturday will be the Treasures and Pleasures Flea Market and Antique and Steam Punk Flea Market with a variety of vendors that are too cool to pass up!! (see below)
 
~  Sunday will be the stunning Fall for Fall card class from 1:30-3:30pm.  This stunning class will have super fun techniques that will dazzle - and it's FREE with a Minimum Purchase!  Score!!
 
 
Don't miss out on World Card Making Day and the Soldier cards that we will be sending Around the World (to soldiers serving abroad). 
 
The Every Day Occasion WOW class that will include ALL your Materials and your own stamp set and block, adhesives, bling, envelopes and MORE - Pre-Orders need to take place so RSVP ASAP to Secure YOUR Spot for this Awe-inspiring WOW Card Making Class. (see this 6 month series!!)
 
Private Classes, Cookies and Cards and MORE...
 
FREE parking and admission for the public!

Treasure hunters discover a paradise of choices, a market of diversity and community of cultural tastes and interests. Come on out and enjoy a day of TREASURES and PLEASURES at this FUN, unique, and eclectic flea market. 

Rancho Tapo Community Park, at the intersection of Avenida Simi and Lemon Dr. in Simi Valley

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Colorful Silhouette hand-stamped card

One layered cards are a fun way to show a variety of techniques in rubber stamping and card making.  Here using the World of Dreams rubber stamp set and a cool masking and sponging technique you can deliver a WOW card that is sure to brighten someone's day!  Create a fabulous card and see how it can bless others and see this Video Tutorial on HOW to do so!
Create this hand-stamped card with:
World of Dreams stamp set (wood 134183/ clear 134186)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
Jet Black Stazon ink pad (101406)
Daffodil Delight ink pad (126944)
Night of Navy ink pad (126970)
Stampin' Sponges (101610)
1-3/4" Circle Punch (119850)
Sticky Note pad
 
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BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU, Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make holiday cards!!
I love how you can easily change up this technique with a variety of colors.  I can't wait to try the Rich Razzleberry or some fun brayering on this card!
 
Simply punch, using the 1-3/4" Circle Punch a sticky note and cover the Jet Black Stazon inked images.  Sponge the edges to create this solar look to your hand-stamped project!  Silhouette stamps look amazing with this technique.
 
Creating hand-crafted cards is a blessing to my soul - when they are used to bless others - it's like icing on the cake.  With our monthly free Blessing Card events (Join Us!!) I use my love of paper crafting to bless others in need.  Gathering with other men and women to create cards for ministries like Bible Study Fellowship, For the Troops, Soldier Angels, our outreach ministry at our church, The Bridge, Children's Hospital, Ronald McDonald House Charities and more - we use the art of card making and deliver smiles and cheer.  Printing these cards with a scripture that the Blessing ministry can use is an easy way to customize a ministries sentiments.
 
See this Video Tutorial on creating this cool Masking and Sponging technique:

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Capture the sun (or moon) with this cool one layered stamping, masking and sponging technique on this hand-crafted card.  A fun and easy card that will brighten someone's day (it's always a blessing when that is a someone in need).  Using this silhouette rubber stamped image to create dimension and on a one-layered card!  I hope you enjoyed this Video Tutorial, don't forget to Follow me and Share me with your family and friends! 

What Others are SAYING about Gettin' Crafty Stampin'...

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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