March 2020 Free Stamp Set!!!

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Happy Monday! March is officially here so that means there is a new Free Stamp Set of the Month!!! Drum Roll……

March 2020 Free Stamp Set, www.LaurasStampPad.com

The Full of Happiness Stamp Set is super cute and perfect for Spring and Easter! There are also a lot of other fun ways to use the egg as well. Cut it straight across for a basket/bowl look and then add flowers or fruit. Using the Dino Days Stamp Set, you can always have a dinosaur pop out of the egg for another cute look! I love it!! The Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper would be fabulous with this set since it is very Spring-y!

This offer is exclusively through me for all orders placed this month totaling $75 or more before tax and shipping! If you place an order online, I will send the stamp set directly to you, no special code needed!

Don’t forget that it is still Sale-A-Bration time too so that means you will earn a Free Sale-A-Bration item for every $50 you spend. Spend $100 and you will earn 2 Sale-A-Bration items (or one $100 level Sale-A-Bration item) as well at the Free Stamp Set of the Month!!! There are also NEW Sale-A-Bration items coming out tomorrow too! Stay tuned!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura


Wonderful Woven Look!!!

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Happy Monday!!! I hope you all had a great weekend!!! Family time over here so it was amazing!!! 🙂 Today, I’m sharing this fun card with a wonderful woven look using the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder!!!

Wonderful woven look, www.LaurasStampPad.com

They call it Coastal Weave. What do you think it look likes? We had this discussion at class. Some said a basket or maybe chevron. Let me know in the comments what you think!

I got this card idea from the amazing, Sandy Carlson. It was so fabulous I just had to recreate it!!! I started with a Bermuda Bay card base. Next, I took another piece of Bermuda Bay (4″ x 5-1/4″) and embossed it with the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder. Then I added a piece of the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper to the lower half of the embossed piece and added some Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon along the seam. I secured the ends of the ribbon the back side with adhesive!

Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Then for the greeting, I used the Layering Circles Framelits for each layer. Punches also work great for the smooth circles! Next, I stamped the greeting from Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set in Memento Black Ink. I added the greeting with Stampin’ Dimensionals for some texture on the card but also for a smooth look over the ribbon and embossing!

Blue Balloons, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Of course, I had to decorate the inside too! I used the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set for the balloons. To get that variation in color, I simply inked it up in Bermuda Bay and stamped it 3 times without ever going back to the ink. It’s fabulous!!!

Don’t forget that the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set is the free set of the month for orders of $75 or more. This is an exclusive offer through me! Sale-A-Bration is also still going on so you get a free Sale-A-Bration item for every $50 spent! Woot Woot! All kinds of free stuff! Check out the supplies below so you can get this wonderful woven look! For more ideas using this stamp set, click here and here!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Straight Shooting Arrows!!!

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Happy Tuesday!!! That means I have another technique to share with you!!! This Straight Shooting Arrows card is perfect for Valentine’s Day or an Anniversary!

Straight Shooting Arrows, www.LaurasStampPad.com

The soft Flirty Flamingo and White in this card make it super sweet! I love it. The pretty hearts and arrows would even make it a fun baby card too!!!

Thanks to the Stamparatus this card is a breeze to create those perfectly spaced shooting arrows. That takes all of the stress out of the card which is awesome!

Happy Valentine's Day, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Using the Take Your Pick Tool to work with the Faceted Gems makes this super easy too!!! I love having crafting tools to make creating fun and simple! Check out the supply list below to get these fabulous items in your craft room! Don’t forget that it is Sale-A-Bration time. Every $50 in product, earns you a FREE Sale-A-Bration item. Who doesn’t love free stuff?!?!?!

Check out the full tutorial of this straight shooting arrows card in the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Love This Fun Fold???

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Happy Tuesday!!! Technique Tuesday is back!!!! I’m sharing this Fun Fold Valentine’s Day card for you to recreate in time to give out this Valentine’s Day!

Fun Fold Valentine's Day Card, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I am loving these colors together – Flirty Flamingo and Real Red. They are soft and sweet! All of these products are in the From My Heart Suite in the new Mini 2020 Catalog!

From My Heart to Yours, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Opening the card from the left and the right makes it super fun and creates a major WOW effect!!! You can always use any greeting you would like on the inside – Valentine’s Day, Anniversary, Love, Just Because!

Heart Doilies, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I used red doilies on this card and the pack comes with pink ones too. Check out this project to use those!

Check out the full tutorial for this Fun Fold Valentine’s Day Card in the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Valentine’s Day Treats!!!

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Valentine’s Day is 1 month away so let’s get started on creating hand made goodies for those we love!!! They always say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. These Valentine’s Day Treats do just that. These are food and oven safe so a brownie or cookie would work perfectly!

Valentine's Day Treats, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Aren’t these little things adorable?? Little red heart shaped tins to fit just about anything. Chocolates, cookies, brownies, jewelry, conversation hearts, M&Ms and so much more fit in these tins.

Heart Shaped Brownie Tin, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Decorating these is super simple with the amazing products in the From My Heart Suite in the new mini catalog! There are heart shaped doilies that fit in the lid but also in the bottom of the tin for a super fabulous look! The doilies come in both red and pink! I also punched out a heart from the From My Heart Designer Series Paper and stamped a greeting in the center! The greeting is from the Heartfelt Stamp Set!

Heartfelt Stamp Set, www.LaurasStampPad.com

You all know that ribbon is my favorite embellishment so I just played with it in different ways to add texture to these adorable Valentine’s Day Treats. Just secure the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the punched out heart!

Don’t forget that Valentine’s Day is a month away so click on the supplies listed below to get all the goodies you need to make these adorable tins. Also, it’s Sale-A-Bration so you can enjoy a FREE item for every $50 you spend too!

Check out the full tutorial for these Valentine’s Day Treats in the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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Tropical Oasis Designer Paper!!!

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Christmas is over and I’m ready for Spring…..or a Tropical Oasis would work!!! I guess since there is nothing in the plans, I’ll just stare at this paper and dream! 🙂 Check it out!!!

Tropical Oasis, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Yum Yum Yummy!!! This paper makes me happy! The tropical flowers are stunning and just scream warm weather. If you are just starting to follow me, you must know I love Spring and Summer. Warmer weather and sunshine is my jam. I don’t live near the beach so some of the images feel a little off to me but I can always use the other side. We are going to Hawaii in July so they can be used to scrapbook that trip or for cards then! By the way, send me any traveling tips for Hawaii. I need them all! 🙂

If you would like to check out more paper coming out in the 2020 Mini Catalog or Sale-A-Bration, click here, here, or here!

Want to check out each full sheet of the Tropical Oasis Designer Paper to really see how it looks?? Check out the video below or click hereBe sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura


Peaceful Poppies Designer Paper!!!

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Merry Christmas Eve!!! I am not posting a lot this week but I do still have my designer paper reveals going on my YouTube Channel. Today, I’m sharing the Peaceful Poppies Designer Paper!!!

Peaceful Poppies, www.LaurasStampPad.com

You all know how I love flowers so of course I’m loving this paper. The colors are stunning as well with those bright reds and purples. I’m not so sure how I feel about combining red and purple but I can always use the other side. I really love the solid colored prints on the back side of the paper as well. It makes this paper versatile for lots of occasions. While this paper may seem more feminine with the flower prints, those green stripes would make a fabulous man card!

If you would like to check out more paper coming out in the 2020 Mini Catalog or Sale-A-Bration, click here, here, or here!

Want to check out each full sheet of the Peaceful Poppies Designer Paper to really see how it looks?? Check out the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin and Merry Christmas!!!

~Laura


Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper!!!

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Today, I have another fabulous designer paper to share with you. This Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper is coming in the 2020 Mini Catalog and it’s super cute!!

Birthday Bonanza, www. LaurasStampPad.com

This paper is perfect for kid’s cards, birthdays, baby showers, and more. The solid patterns on the back are great for any occasion. I love a good versatile set of paper. There is a coordinating stamp set and die cuts for this paper as well. Eeee I’m so excited to play with this as I have lots of nieces and nephews and kids I send cards to!

Don’t forget to check out other papers that I have shared by clicking here and here. These are all coming out in the 2020 Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration which starts on January 3rd.

Want to check out each full sheet of the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper to really see how it looks?? Check out the video below or click here! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you liked it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new. If you would like a notification when I post a new video, be sure to click the bell right next to the subscribe!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura


More Gingham Fun!!!

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Last week I shared some fabulous cards using the Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper. Check that out here! Today, I’m sharing more gingham fun! Let me know in the comments which set your favorite is!

More gingham fun, www.LaurasStampPad.com

These cards were created using Grapefruit Grove card bases. Next, I too Whisper White (4″ x 5-1/4″) and added a piece of the gingham to the left side measuring 2″ x 4″. The other card uses a piece measuring 5-1/2″ x 2″. The inside uses the leftover pieces. For the triangles, I was left with a 2″ square which I just cut corner to corner. The greetings were stamped from the Well Said Stamp Set! I used the same greetings for both but flip flopped them from one card to the next with which one is on the outside.

Blue & Yellow Gingham, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For 1 of the blue cards and 1 of the yellow cards, I decided to switch it up! I just love blue and yellow together! I used 1″ x 4″ strips and stamped the greeting in between. Using the Butterfly Gala Punch, I punched out 2 Balmy Blue and 2 Daffodil Delight. I added 2 to the front and used the other 2 for the inside decoration! The baby card used the Rectangle Stitched Shapes for all the pieces. The stitched frame is super cute and then I used the inside rectangle for the inside of the card. Adorable!! This style would work for the other colors of gingham too.

Yellow Gingham, www.LaurasStampPad.com

For the Daffodil Delight cards, I used one set of the blue! Simple squares for a quick and easy card. The ribbon was colored with the Stampin’ Blends Markers! I recommend maybe using the light marker as it seems the dark marker was a bit too dark. That is all personal preference though! For the top card, I used the Banner Triple Punch and Layering Circles Framelits!!! The Gingham Gala Adhesive Backed Sequins made for the perfect finishing touch!

I had so much fun creating all 10 of these cards using the Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper!!! Tons of all occasion cards to have on hand. The Well Said Stamp Set was the perfect set for inside and outside greetings! I love it! Click the supplies below to make some of your own! So much more gingham fun!!!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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You are Unstoppable!!!

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You get teary eyed at Graduations?? I always do because it is such a milestone in these graduates lives. They have accomplished so much and there is still so much for them to learn and experience. It is exciting and scary all at the same time. I think this card is perfect for Graduation – You are Unstoppable!!

You are Unstoppable, www.LaurasStampPad.com

It shows the graduate that they are amazing and can do anything they set their mind to. It also shows your love and support. The inside of the card says, “Keep reaching for your dreams, I will keep cheering you on.” I love it!!!

I started with a Flirty Flamingo card base measuring 4-1/4″ x 11″. Next, I added a piece of the All My Love Designer Series Paper measuring 4″ x 5-1/4″. This paper is retiring soon but still available. Get it before it is gone! I added some Whisper White Polka Dot Ribbon along the crease/left hand side. It is just tied into a double knot. It doesn’t stand out a ton but adds a little texture. You could always go with a Lovely Lipstick Ribbon to make it really pop!

For the greeting, I used the Layering Squares Framelits for that fun scalloped edge. The scallop square is Soft Sea Foam and the smooth square is Whisper White. The greeting was stamped in Lovely Lipstick from the Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set!!! The inside of the card has the coordinating greeting stamped on Whisper White!

This card style works for a lot of different occasions. The greeting, You Are Unstoppable, works for more than just Graduation too! Change up the greeting for whatever you need! Also, you can create 6 cards like this from 1 sheet of 12″ x 12″ Designer Paper! Woot Woot! Click the supply list below so you can create this card! Click here to see more samples using this Designer Paper!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura

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