Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Update Tuesday - January 7, 2020 - Little Ladybug


Welcome to Today's Update Tuesday!  2020 is in full swing now and I'm proud to say that so far...I haven't written 2019 on anything that I have had to sign and date!  woohoo!  
We all know that is a big win! LOL!  How about you?  What is your big win for 2020 so far?

In today's updates from Stampin' UP!® they shared three gorgeous cards featuring a free Host Stamp Set from the January Mini Catalog.  It is called Little Ladybug.  It is the cutest.  If you love ladybugs you need to earn this stamp set because it will quickly become a favorite.  

How sweet are these ladybugs?!  I just love them.  To earn these ladybugs you have to have a party with sales of $300 or more.  Then this set is a gift to you!  No tax or shipping either!  It's a win-win.  You get lots of product, free Sale-a-Bration Items, and a free Little Ladybug stamp set!  
Now is the time to stock up!  
Head over to my store when you are finished reading this post to get yours!

Here is the photo that Stampin' UP! shared with us today:

Image © Stampin' UP!®

In this pic, there are dies shown with the ladybug cards.  Those dies will be available beginning February 3rd along with some other dies that coordinate with products in the January Mini Catalog!  Yay!  Unfortunately, I do not have the dies yet, so I used my paper snips to fussy cut my lady bugs.

I chose to make the card in the center because I love green and the Granny Apple Green Cardstock is so pretty!  Don't get me wrong, I love the other two projects as well but the center card is my fave.

Here is the card I made following the example in Stampin' UP!'s photo:

How sweet is this card?!  I absolutely love it!  I had so much fun making this one...so I decided to make a second one with the same pieces, slightly different layout.  

I appreciate you being a part of my Stampin' Journey!
I live & love to inspire you!


Here is the video link for my email subscribers: https://youtu.be/fCaikgCkw80

Measurements and Instructions 
  1. Cut a piece of Granny Apple Green Card Stock 4 1/4in. x 11 in., score at 5 1/2in. and fold on score line.  
  2. Cut a second piece of Granny Apple Green Card Stock 4in. x 5 14in. and emboss it using the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder. Adhere to the card from using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  3. Using the Rectangle Stitched Dies, die cut one Vellum rectangle 2 1/8in. x 3 15/16in. and a Daffodil Delight rectangle 1 13/16in. x 3 3/16in.  
  4. Cut a piece of Whisper White Card Stock 2in. x 3 3/8in.
  5. Cut a 12in. piece of White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon and color with the Light Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blend.
  6. Stamp the sentiment "You're CUTE as a BUG" on the right hand side of the Daffodil Delight rectangle and adhere it to the Whisper White rectangle using Snail Adhesive.
  7. Adhere the Vellum rectangle to the front of the card using Tombow Multipurpose Glue or Snail Adhesive.
  8. Adhere the Tulle Ribbon to the Vellum Rectangle using Snail Adhesive.
  9. Adhere the Sentiment stamped layered rectangles over the ribbon using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  10. On a scrap piece of Whisper White Card Stock stamp one of the ladybugs from the Little Ladybug stamp set in Memento Ink.  Use Stampin' Blends to color your ladybug.
  11. Now, depending on when you read this, you have two options.  One is to fussy cut your ladybug out, or you can die cut your ladybug out.
  12. Adhere your lady bug to the front of the card using Stampin' Dimensionals.  
  13. Using the Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blend make a polka dot trail from the bottom the Daffodil Delight Rectangle to the bottom of your ladybug.
  14. Adhere several Iridescent Sequins to the front of the card using Tombow Multipurpose Glue.
  15. Cut a 4in. x 5 1/4in. piece of Whisper White Card Stock and adhere it to the inside of the card using Snail Adhesive.  Stamp the tiny ladybugs onto the bottom of the card inside.  Color them with Stampin' Blends.  Voila!

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