If knots are considered bows (I think they are), I'm in good shape for this week's Pals Paper Arts Clean and Simple Bows Challenge (PPA78). How ever you "roll" with ribbon, stamps or paper, it's a great week to play along. Check out the rest of the PPA DesignTeam's "bow-licious" projects!
I used the Stampin' Up! Color Coach to convince me to combine Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry. Don't miss yesterday's WOW! video with a more detailed look at the Color Coach.
Paper: Old Olive (100702), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Rich Razzleberry (115316), Crumb Cake (120953)
Cool Tools: Big Shot Die Cut Machine (113439), Fancy Favor Bigz XL Die (115965), 1 3/4" Scallop Circle Punch (119854), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (Circle Punch, 118309)
The Perfect Touch: Rich Razzleberry 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (119774), Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon (119253), Brights Designer Buttons (119747), Brights Brads (119740)
The fun and simple flower was created with the 1 3/4" Scallop Circle Punch. Check out my Scallop Flower Video on how to make your own. This is a smaller size than on the video but the process is identical!
Stamp Set: Punch Bunch (Sale-A-Bration WM 121847, CM 123211)
Paper: Old Olive100702), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Rich Razzleberry (115316), Crumb Cake (120953)
Ink: Basic Black (101179)
Cool Tools: 1" Circle Punch (119868), Crop-A-Dile (108362)
The Perfect Touch: Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon (119253), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
I carefully took apart a Stampin' Up! Mini Square Envelope (3 1/8" x 3 1/8") to create a template for my custom one (using designer series paper). Frankly, I use the same template over and over. Here are some helpful tips for producing custom mini envelopes!
ENVELOPE: Brights Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117155)
HAVE YOU BEGUN TO SALE-A-BRATE? Catch the enthusiam! Stampin' Up! reported that sales doubled over last year on the first day of Sale-A-Bration (Jan 25). Perhaps it's the mad cool free gifts available for every $50 in product you spend?
Check out three fabulous ways to enjoy the benefits of Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!'s biggest event of the year!