Thursday, March 29, 2012

Cascading cards are soooo much fun!!!

Last night, a few of my friends and I played around with the "Cascading Card" technique. I know that Susan Peters, from The Crafting Cow, had done a class on it at the last H2U. However, I was too busy to get her instruction.
I have seen them all over Pinterest lately and there are some great ones on Splitcoast Stampers too. I wish Splitcoast would do a tutorial on them. Splitcoast has always, hands down, posted the best tutorials. If you have ever tried to write a tutorial or teach someone how to do any fancy fold technique, you know that it is NO easy task!
Anyway, after I watched some You Tube videos and figured it out, I decided to invite a few close friends over to try it too.
It was so much fun. Here are the cards we came up with. They are not all the way finished, because it started getting late, but you can tell they had fun and when they are done, they will be spectacular!
These are a couple that I made using old Stampin' Up! Simply Scrappin kits that I have had hanging around FOREVER!! I love using Stampin' Up!'s Window sheets (#114323 page 216 $4.95) for the clear pieces that the letters are on. The plastic is nice and sturdy and just seems to disappear. Perfect!

Here is one that my friend Lisa made for her Father's Birthday. She also used a Simply Scrappin' Kit and some Window Sheet pieces for the "floating" pieces. I think this turned out awesome!!!

The other three are not embellished yet but I'm sure, when they are done, someone is going to be very happy to get one in the mail!

Friday, March 23, 2012

Easter/Spring Card Class Pictures

Sorry it took me a couple of days to get these up here for those of you that took kits home to finish.
I owe a huge “Thank You!” to all of you who came to this class. You were all so patient and kind. I am so thankful to have friends like you!

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I still have a few kits left. If you would like them, let me know. When they’re gone, they’re gone. XO, Mimi

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Easter/Spring Card Bar

Spring has officially sprung. With Easter right around the corner, it’s time to make some Easter/Spring cards. I am going to have a “Card Bar” on Wednesday, 3/21 from 6 to 9 and Saturday 3/24 from 10 to 1. You will be able to choose which cards you want to make and how many. The cards are $2.00 and $3.00 each. A deposit of $10.00 will hold your spot. RSVP no later than Monday, 3/19.

Here are a couple samples of the $3.00 cards:
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Here are a few of the $2.00 cards:
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Quantities are limited so, if you want to make multiples of any particular card, I would suggest you email me to hold the kits.

For this class you will need to bring a class tool kit containing the following: scissors, adhesive, glue dots, pop dots, bone folder, tape and score tape or tacky tape. This helps me to be able to provide quality card kits with plenty of products without raising the class price.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

A Great Class Kit

Happy Tuesday, friends.

I just wanted to show you the contents of a class tool kit that someone forgot at my studio. This little plastic pencil case was loaded with the perfect components to use at classes. In fact, I am thinking of making some up and selling them. I know that I’m going to make one up for myself for the next time I head off to a class.DSCF6246
Of course, I loved the fact that almost everything in it is Stampin’ Up!

Snail Adhesive, Tombo Multi glue, Dimensionals, 2 way glue (great for glitter), Mini glue dots, double sided tape, bone folder, anywhere glue stick, and paper snips. The only thing I would add is an adhesive eraser.

What’s in your class kit?

Thanks for stopping by. XO, Mimi

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Simply Scored Diagonal Plate

I am pleased to announce the all-new Simply Scored Diagonal Plate, perfect for creating envelopes, boxes, and more! It’s the must-have companion to your Simply Scored scoring tool.
125586 Simply Scored Diagonal Plate $11.95
Sits on top of the Simply Scored base.
Rubber pads on back of the plate hold it in place.
Has etched grooves every 1/8".
Can score any size card stock up to 12" x 12".
Includes instructions for creating common envelope sizes!image

Get yours here or contact me.