Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life Thanksgiving Mini Treat Bag and First Cut Video

Stampin-up-sprinkles-of-life-fall-treat-bagToday's project is a remake of the Halloween Mini Treat Bag on this post to create a Thanksgiving Mini Treat Bag with the Sprinkles of Life set from Stampin' Up!

This In Color Envelope Paper is just the right weight for these little DIY favor bags and the Delightful Dijon is a wonderful color for fall!

Let's take a look at the First Cut Video* below or you can find it HERE on You Tube! *First Cut Videos are unedited and as close to "real life" action as you can get here on my blog!

Let's take a look at the Stampin' Up! supply list below.  Shop easily by clicking on the photos...Thank you!

Stampin-up-sprinkles-of-life-fall-themed-treat-bag-video-tutorial***Do you create projects for fall/Thanksgiving?  I'd  love to know! 
Leave a comment below this post with your answer by Sunday evening, August 30, 2015, and I'll draw a name for someone to receive the kit to create a mini treat bag much like this one here.  Looking forward to hearing from you!
Thanks for stopping by to see the Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life Mini Treat Bag and video tutorial.  See you again soon!
 

12 Weeks Halloween 2015 Week 3- Stampin' Up! Day by Day Mini Treat Bag Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-2015-halloween-mini-treat-bagsWelcome to Week 3 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween video tutorial featuring the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die and the Project Life Day by Day set from Stampin' Up!

My goal this week was to use some "everyday" supplies to design and create a fun Halloween treat bag.

Let's take a look at the how-to in the video tutorial below or you can find it here on my You Tube channel.

Here's a listing of the current product use to make this treat bag.  That awesome Black Glimmer paper will be available soon!


Glamour and Glitz in the New Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals

Weekly-deals-8-25Glamour, glitz, sparkle, and shine describe the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!  The Glitter and Glimmer Paper should be on your list in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.

Let's get an up close look at each of these Stampin' Up! sale items for the week.  Special sale items listed below:

Simply click the links above to shop and Stampin' Up! will ship to your door!
Thank you for stopping by the for latest Stampin' Up! specials and new Weekly Deals!  See you tomorrow for the WEEK 3 project of my 12 Weeks of Halloween!

Makeover Monday- Stampin' Up! Among the Branches Sneak Peek Halloween Treat and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-among-the-branches-treat-wrapToday's Makeover Monday of a video tutorial from the past is a super simple Halloween candy treat wrap with a sneak peek a new set from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog, Among the Branches.

Adjust the size of your paper to the size of your treat and with a few embellishments, you'll delight the young and the young at heart!

Let's take a look at the video tutorial from the past for a simple how-to.  Can't see it below?  You can find it HERE on You Tube.

inklings:

  • Find the length of your treat and cut that measurement x 12".
  • Wrap the designer paper around the treat and cut off excess.  You just need an inch or so to overlap to adhere the wrap together.
  • Embellish the outside of the wrap to fit the occasion.  Love this look for party favors!

Stampin-up-among-the-branches-treat-videoYou'll be able to get your hands on these spook-tacular Halloween products from Stampin' Up! soon!

Need a Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog and plan to place your next order through me?  Email me with your contact information (name, address, and best phone number) and I'll send you one.  I will begin mailing soon.

If you place your orders through another demonstrator, please contact her/him for your catalog.

If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in the last six months, I have ordered your Holiday Catalog and you should receive it by September 1st when the catalog goes live.  If you'd like, you may email me to see if you are on the list.

Thank you for stopping by for today's Makeover Monday with the sneak peek of the Among the Branches stamp set and other fun supplies for Halloween from the Handmade for the Holidays catalog from Stampin' Up!

 

 


Try Paper Pumpkin with Half Off Your First Two Months


If you've never tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time-get 50% off your first two months. 

Offer Details: Use the code HALFOFF to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2015, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).

The Fine Print:

  • For new subscribers only.
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month's kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.
  • Visit PaperPumpkin.com to join.
  • Enter the Promo Code, HALFOFF when you sign up.
  • New subscribers must join by Thursday, September 10, 2015; 11:50 PM (MT).

Here's a look at the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.  Love these colors!

Subscribe to Paper Pumpkin by September 1st and get your first two months at HALFOFF!  It's also a great gift!
Click HERE to subscribe and enter HALFOFF at check out!


Stampin' Up! Sheltering Tree Fall Label and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-sheltering-tree-fall-tags-2aToday's project is a remake of the label from Week 2 of my 12 Weeks of Halloween featuring Sheltering Tree from Stampin' Up!

With a few changes in ink colors and a softer look, the label is now appropriate for any fall occasion.

Let's take a look at the First Cut Video Tutorial with the how-to for this fall tag or label.  Can't see it below?  Find it HERE on my You Tube channel.

inklings:

  • The choice and depth of color easily transforms the feel of this tag/label.
  • The Sheltering Tree stamp set lends itself to any season of the year.
  • A four seasons home decor piece could be made easily using this technique.

 

Stampin-up-sheltering-tree-fall-tag-video tutorial-2bExperiment with your inks on your hand stamped projects and enjoy the results of this simple technique!

Thank you for stopping by for the remake of my 12 Weeks of Halloween Week 2 for the fall themed version of this Sheltering Tree tag.  See you again soon!


12 Weeks Halloween 2015 Week 2- Stampin' Up! Sheltering Tree Tag and Upcycle Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-2015-halloween-week-2-sheltering-tree-canister-labelOur 12 Weeks of Halloween video tutorial for Week 2 features the Sheltering Tree stamp set and the upcycle of a container that you may have in your kitchen!

This container is rather large so it would be perfect for storing lots of Halloween treats.  No worries if you don't have this particular canister container.  You can adjust to use for just about any size with any stamped image that you choose.

Let's take a look at the video tutorial below or you can find it HERE on You Tube.

Here's the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's project.  Shop easily by clicking the photos to visit the Online Store and your order will be delivered to your door!

inklings:
  • This sponging technique makes beautiful backgrounds.  Experiment with different colors of ink.
  • If your container is smaller, use a smaller image and label size.  Spray paint coffee cans or try using smaller sized powdered drink mix containers.
  • No die cutting machine?  Try our Big Shot! (113439)
Stampin-up-2015-halloween-sheltering-tree-tag-video-tutorialRepurpose those containers for home decor this fall and winter holiday season.  It's a perfect presentation for gift giving as well.
Be sure to check back tomorrow for the video tutorial of a different "fall" version of this Stampin' Up! 12 Weeks of Halloween Sheltering Tree Tag!  See you then!

Stampin' Up! New Weekly Deals Pack a Punch!

Weekly-deals-8-18-15It's time to announce the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up! that pack a punch with the Bow Builder and the fab Envelope Punch Board!

The Envelope Punch Board is one rockin' tool that you're sure to love! 
Remember this Halloween Project Week 1?  Yes, that cute little box was made with this Envelope Punch Board.  For $15, be sure to grab it this week!

Next on my list of must-haves this week is the precious Bow Builder Punch.  This little jewel should arrive on my doorstep from the brown truck today...thanks UPS!  I'm waiting on it to finish some baby shower favors for the upcoming celebration for my sweet little granddaughter that's on the way!  I'll be sure to share those with you after the shower in September!

Let's take a look at the complete round up of specials for this week!

Easy shopping with delivery to your door when you click the photos above. Place an order with me with a total of $50 or more before shipping and tax and receive a FREE gift from me in the mail later this month.  Host Code: HMQHM7VX
  • ***Please do not use Host Code if your order is $150 or more before tax and shipping.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards for FREE product with your order.
Thanks for stopping by today to take a peek at the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!  See you tomorrow with Week 2 of my 12 Weeks of Halloween!

Makeover Monday- Stampin' Up! Haunt Ya Later Sneak Peek Card and Bow Tying Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-halloween-2015-haunt-ya-later-cardmakingGood afternoon everyone and welcome to this week's Makeover Monday and video tutorial with another sneak peek of the Haunt Ya Later stamp set from the 2015 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. 

This treasure trove of products for your holiday crafting goes LIVE on September 1st!  The countdown is on!

While we're {patiently} waiting, let's get a look at this blast to the past video on tying bows on your handmade cards.  Can't see it below?  Find it HERE on You Tube.

Bows can add just the right touch to your handmade creations.  As you can see, it works on the Christmas card in the video and on the Halloween card for today's makeover.

You'll be able to create this card soon because the new products  will be available to you September 1st!

What??? You can't wait?  Join Stampin' Up! and my Ink and Inspirations Stars team and get these fabulous products now!

Stampin-up-haunt-ya-later-card-ideaI know you are so excited about the thought of coloring this boo-tiful little character! 

inklings:

  • The little witch was stamped on our Thick Whisper White card stock in the new archival Basic Black ink that will be available in the Holiday Catalog.
  • Our Classic ink colors of Elegant Eggplant, Cucumber Crush, Early Espresso, Smoky Slate, and Pumpkin Pie were painted with Aqua Painters.
  • Her skin tone is a blend of Blushing Bride ink with a wash of Crumb Cake over top.
  • A little dot of Dazzling Details was added to each eye for some sparkle.

Need a Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog and plan to place your next order through me?  Email me with your contact information (name, address, and best phone number) and I'll send you one.  I will begin mailing soon.

If you place your orders through another demonstrator, please contact her/him for your catalog.

If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in the last six months, I have ordered your Holiday Catalog and you should receive it by September 1st when the catalog goes live.  If you'd like, you may email me to see if you are on the list.

Hope you've enjoyed today's Makeover Monday featuring a video tutorial for tying bows on cards and the Haunt Ya Later stamp set that will be available soon in the 2015 Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up!

 


Let's Stamp Together!

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DO YOU LOVE TO CRAFT, STAMP, AND CREATE BUT CAN'T FIND THE TIME TO FIT IT IN YOUR SCHEDULE?

THEN, I'D LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO THE INKSPIRATION CLASSROOM! 

Inkspiration Classroom allows you to learn, stamp, and create projects when it fits YOUR schedule; at a time when it's convenient for YOU! Enjoy online video classes with 24/7 Access!

Inkspiration Classroom is designed to offer anyone the opportunity to enjoy paper crafting classes.

No need to leave home.

No need to juggle your schedule.

No need to spend all of your time searching for ideas and instructions.

Here's How It Works...

Each month, Inkspiration Classroom members commit to purchasing a minimum of $35 in Stampin' Up! product (before shipping and tax) from Lisa Brown, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, by the 15th of each month for a minimum of 6 months.
After 6 months you may continue in the club for as long as you wish!

After notification of your purchase, you will receive an email with a link to the Inkspiration Classroom videos after the 15th of each month.

Inkspiration Classroom members will receive exclusive online video classes using current Stampin' Up! products. You will discover how to create a variety of projects that include cards, holiday and seasonal creations, techniques, gift items, and more!

These video classes will not be available anywhere else!

Here are the features of membership in the Inkspiration Classroom:

* Exclusive Online Video Classes delivered to you via a link in an email each month!

* A PDF File with project details and measurements.

* FREE Stampin' Up! Catalogs mailed to you throughout the year!

* Plus, some surprises and specials available only to Inkspiration Classroom members!

These classes are my sincere thank you to my loyal customers for choosing me as your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!

Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of the Inkspiration Classroom each month!

Click Here to Sign Up Now!

P.S. Sign up today and your Stampin' Up! catalog will be on its way to you tomorrow!


Stampin' Up! Merry Everything Fall Favor Box and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-merry-everything-favor-box-1aToday's paper crafting project and video tutorial is a Fall Favor Box made with the Merry Everything set from the Stampin' Up! 2015 -2016 Annual Catalog.

This little box, created with the Envelope Punch Board (133774), is a re-make of yesterday's project, Week 1 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween Projects here on Ink and Inspirations.  Be sure to check out this cute version HERE complete with a Punch Art pumpkin.

The Merry Everything stamp set is super versatile with images for Halloween, giving thanks, Christmas, and a great little "To: and From:" image.  Even better, it coordinates with our ever popular Note Tag Punch!  Save 15% when you purchase the Bundle with the stamp set and the punch!

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Now, let's take a look at the project re-do below.  You may also view it HERE on my You Tube channel.

inklings:
  • Place an order with me with a total of $50 or more before shipping and tax and receive a FREE gift from me in the mail later this month.  Host Code: HMQHM7VX
    ***Please do not use Host Code if your order is $150 or more before tax and shipping.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards for FREE product with your order.
  • Need a Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog and plan to place your next order through me?  Email me with your contact information (name, address, and best phone number) and I'll send you one.  I will begin mailing mid-August. 
    If you place your orders through another demonstrator, please contact her/him for your catalog.
    If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in the last six months, I have ordered your Holiday Catalog and you should receive it by September 1st when the catalog goes live.  If you'd like, you may email me to see if you are on the list.

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Do you make Halloween or Fall projects or both? I'd love to hear from you! Yesterday, a You Tube viewer from the U.S. told me that she was SO ready for cooler weather crafts! How about you?

So grateful that you stopped by today to see the re-make of the Week 1 Halloween project--- the Merry Everything Fall Favor Box and video tutorial...see you again soon!


12 Weeks Halloween 2015 Week 1- Stampin' Up! Punch Art Treat Box and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-2015-halloween-week-1-treat-boxAre you ready for Week 1 of my Stampin' Up! 2015 Halloween Series?

This is the start of 12 weeks of fun paper crafting projects and video tutorials to help you get ready for a BOO-tiful Halloween!

This first project is a small treat box embellished with a punch art pumpkin.  Watch the video tutorial below or HERE on my You Tube channel.

 Here's the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's project:


"Washi" Out for Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals!

Weekly-deals-8-11-15We are starting out the list of the new deals from Stampin' Up! with some fabulous In Color Washi Tape!  Talk about an easy way to add a pop of color to your paper crafting projects.  

Are you like me and forget that you have this easy to use embellishment? 
Here's a sample and video tutorial for a quick card that packs a punch with a touch of washi!

Now let's get a closer look at each of the Stampin' Up! specials for this week.  Simply click the links below to shop!  Your order will be delivered to your door!

inklings:
OldPhotoLadiesinLineGraphicsFairy1Want to order from the new Holiday Catalog early???
Be the next in line to Join My Ink and Inspirations Stars Team and fill your Starter Kit with items from the Holiday Catalog!
Email me for more information!
Thank you for stopping by the for latest Stampin' Up! specials and new Weekly Deals!  See you tomorrow for the WEEK 1 project of my 12 Weeks of Halloween!
 

Makeover Monday- Stampin' Up! Haunt Ya Later Sneak Peek Card

Stampin-up-halloween-2015-haunt-ya-later-cardIt's a 2015 Halloween Sneak Peek for this week's Makeover Monday featuring the new Haunt Ya Later stamp set that will be available September 1, 2015 in the new Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up!

Are you getting a glimpse of some of the other newbies?  More on that in a bit but first let's take a look at the original product that was the inspiration for this card. 

Can't see below?  Find the video HERE on my You Tube channel.

The stacked layers give this card an interesting look and provide a fun backdrop for the Halloween stamped images. 

Here is a listing of the product that is currently available.  Simply click the links to shop and your order will be delivered to your door!

New products that will be available in the Holiday Catalog on September 1, 2015:
Haunt Ya Later stamp set (wood-139696, clear-139699)
Happy Haunting DSP- 139584
Spider Web Doilies- 139622
Basic Black Archival Stampin' Pad- 140931
Fine Tip Glue Pen- 138309
Need a Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog and plan to place your next order through me?  Email me with your contact information (name, address, and best phone number) and I'll send you one.  I will begin mailing mid-August. 
If you place your orders through another demonstrator, please contact her/him for your catalog.
If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in the last six months, I have ordered your Holiday Catalog and you should receive it by September 1st when the catalog goes live.  If you'd like, you may email me to see if you are on the list.
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Thanks for stopping by today's Makeover Monday to see the sneak peek of the 2015 Halloween stamp set, Haunt Ya Later, from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.

Sales Tax Holiday Announcement

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Sales Tax Holiday Announcement! EDITED!!!


If you are a resident of Louisiana during the Sales Tax Holiday from Midnight, August 7 - Midnight, August 8, everything in the Stampin' Up! Catalog is tax free if within the price per item limit!*

 

  • Orders MUST be placed during the weekend time frame; Midnight August 7- Midnight August 9, 2015.


Other states with a Sales Tax Holiday this weekend have certain Stampin' Up! Products that can be purchased tax free, but the limit per each item varies. 

See the list of states below with the $ limit per item.  Please refer to the listing of items and the price limit for states listed.  If the item cost exceeds the limit for your state, you will be taxed for that item.

Alabama- $50 per item

Florida (Aug. 7-16) $15 per item

Missouri- $50 per item

New Mexico- $30 per item

Ohio- $20 per item

South Carolina- no limit per item

Tennessee- $100 per item

Texas- $100 per item

Virginia- $20 per item

2-Way Glue Pen    4.50
SNAIL Adhesive    7.00
SNAIL Adhesive Refill    4.50
Fast Fuse Adhesive    10.00
Fast Fuse Adhesive Refill    7.50
Stampin' Glue Sticks    4.00
Crystal Effects    6.25
Stampin' Dimensionals    4.00
Mini Glue Dots    5.25
Multipurpose Liquid Glue    4.00
Grid Paper    11.00
Craft Scissors    30.00
Paper Snips    10.00
Fringe Scissors    10.00
1/16" Circle Punch    9.00
1/8" Circle Punch    9.00
1/4" Circle Punch    9.00
Project Life Journaling Pens    5.00
uniball Signo Gel Pen    4.00
White Stampin' Chalk Marker    3.50
Blender Pens    10.00
Stampin Write Marker Assortments    29.00
Stampin' Write Markers    3.50

 Please call me at 409-719-2853 or email lisa@inkandinspirations.com if you have questions or need help with your order for the Sales Tax Holiday this weekend!


Video Tutorial for Easy Watercolor with Stampin' Up! Classic Inks and Blender Pens

Stampin-up-tiny-treat-bag-first-cut-videoWant to see a video tutorial for an easy watercolor technique using Stampin' Up! Classic Inks and Blender Pens? 

Yesterday, we had the how-to for this tiny treat bag and today (as promised), you will see how easy it is to get this subtle look for your small images!

Let's take a look at this quick First Cut Video below or you can find it here on my You Tube channel.

Super easy, huh?  And, with Classic Ink and a Blender Pen!  You can see all the supplies you'll need HERE.

Give this easy watercolor technique a try and you'll be wanting to use your Blender Pens on many of your card making and paper crafting projects!  See you again soon!


Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings and Pretty Petals Tiny Bag Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-cottage-greetings-tiny-treat-bagsToday's project and video tutorial is a  super cute tiny treat bag using the Cottage Greetings set and Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack from Stampin' Up!

This little 3D paper crafting project is made with a 6" x 3" piece of designer paper which means you can get two from one sheet of the stack!

Let's take a look at the easy how-to below or if you can't see it here, visit my You Tube channel HERE.

Below is the Stampin' Up! Supply List for this Pretty Petals Tiny Bag. You can shop by clicking the links below and your order will be delivered to your door from Stampin' Up!
*August Host Code: HMQHM7VX

 

 

* Use the Host Code:HMQHM7VX and with your order of $50 or more before tax and shipping, receive a FREE gift from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before tax and shipping, please do not use the Host Code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order.
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Thanks for stopping by today!  See you tomorrow with another First Video tutorial with an easy watercoloring technique used on this tiny treat bag with the Cottage Greetings stamp set from Stampin' Up!

Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!

Weekly-deals-aug-4Goodness gracious Tuesday's almost over and I'm just now posting the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!  Hopefully, you're on my Mailing List and received the link to the new specials earlier today. 

You're not on the list?  Sign up now so that you stay up with the latest and greatest for your crafting "fix" and just good ole' stampin' goodness!

Now, let's get an up close look at this week's deals!

 
***Special Notice!  Be sure to check the Clearance Rack tomorrow, August 5th!  More items will be added to the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack!
Thanks for checking in this evening for the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up! See you tomorrow with  a super cute and tiny paper crafting project and a video tutorial!
 

Makeover Monday -Stampin' Up! Cottage Greeting Birthday Card and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-cottage-greetings-birthday-cardHappy Monday and welcome to today's makeover card making birthday project and video tutorial featuring this pocket card with Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings and the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack.

This style of card can hold cash or a gift card, if you'd like.  It's a delight for the recipient and delightful to create.

Let's take a look at this video tutorial from the past.  Find it below, or if it's not showing up on your tablet, find it HERE on my You Tube channel!

inklings:

  • Tear and Tape replaces Sticky Strip as seen in the video.
  • Easy watercoloring technique used on the Cottage Greetings floral image.  See the how-to later this week in a First Cut Video.
  • Pocket insert measures 4 1/2" x 3 3/4".
  • Perfect size for mailing...fits in our Medium (standard) envelopes!

Stampin-up-pocket-card-video-tutorialHere's the Stampin' Up! supply list for our makeover card.  Click on the links to shop and your order will be delivered to your door!

Host Code: HMQHM7VX
Please do not use the Host Code if your order total is $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order!