5 Days Left to Earn Sale-a-Bration Products for Free

5 Days Left to Earn Sale-a-Bration Products for Free

Sale-a-Bration Ends February 28, 2021 Laura Milligan, Earn Free Bees Too!

In my Facebook Live on Monday, I shared two cards featuring two different Saleabration products that are free with a $50 order – the beautiful Heal Your Heart stamp set and the Field and Floral DSP.

Heal Your Heart Stamp Set Laura Milligan

Flower & Field DSP Laura Milligan

Create this hand stamped card with Fine Art Floral DSP and Heal Your Heart Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! by Laura Milligan, I'd Rathe Bee Stampin', Million Dollar Achiever

The first card I shared was the beautiful Heal Your Heart Stamp set paired it with the Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper.   Does this card look familiar to you?  I copied it directly out of the Saleabration brochure – it is simple and very elegant looking!    Our catalogs are a source of amazing project ideas – don’t be afraid to use them in your crafting!

If you missed my FB Live, you can watch it on replay below!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail - Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration Facebook Live

I LOVE the font used in the Heal Your Heart stamp set –  for this card I stamped it in Night of Navy on a Basic White Stitched Circle.

Create this card with the Fine Art Floral Designer Paper from Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan, demonstrator, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

The second card featured the Flower and Field DSP –  I punched 1 1/2″ circles from the DSP and added them to my card front.  I used the largest Stitched with Whimsy Dies to create a stitched border around the card front.

create this card with the Flower and Field Designer Series Paper and Daisy Punch from Stampin' Up! by Laura Milligan, Demonstrator

I pulled out my new favorite tool – the Blending Brushes – and added some Pool Party ink to my daisy – pulling this idea from the DSP – the daisys have a touch of Pool Party towards the center.   I love the colors in this card and in the DSP – it sure brings a touch of sunshine to my day – and hope it brightened your day as well!

create this card with Stampin' Up! products by Laura Milligan, demonstrator, I'd Rathe Bee Stampin' Earn Free Bees

 

SAB Promo Graphic Laura Milligan My team and I would love to have you join our We'd Rather Bee Stampin' family! Joining during Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time!  The additional 200 sheets of Sneak Peek 6x6 Designer Series Paper from the next Annual Catalog, a $57.50 value, is just the icing on the cake.  Best part - there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a "happy shopper" and get discounts on all your Stampin' Up! purchases!  If you'd like to pursue this as a business, and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well! Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family

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6 Days Left to Earn Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Free!

6 Days Left to Earn Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Free!

Sale-a-Bration Ends February 28, 2021 Laura Milligan, Earn Free Bees Too!

Flower & Field DSP Laura Milligan

It’s so hard to believe that Saleabration ends on February 28, this coming Sunday! This week on my blog and on my Facebook Lives, I will be featuring products that you can earn for free with a qualifying order!  First up is this striking card using the Flower and Field Designer Series Paper and the Poppy Moments dies.

create this hand stamped card using the Poppy Moments Dies from Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Laura Milligan Earn FREE BEEs

To create this card, I used my 1 1/2″ circle punch and punched out some different patterns from the DSP, and attached them to a panel of Basic White that I’d embossed with the Subtles Embossing Folder.

create this beautiful hand stamped card with the Poppy Moments Dies by Stampin' Up! created by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Birthdays stamp set – a must-have for any birthday occasion!

Tutorial:

Start with a panel of Basic White, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, scored at 4 1/4.

Emboss a 4 x 5 1/4 panel with the Subtles 3D Embossing Folder and adhere to the card front with Stampin’ Seal.

Use a 1 1/2″ circle punch to stamp out six circles – attach to the card front with Stampin’ Seal.

Wrap Linen Thread around the card front and secure with a knot.

Use the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the solid floral dies, using Cherry Cobbler cardstock.  Crop the detailed Floral Dies with Rococo Rose cardstock.

Use Basic Black Cardstock to crop the floral centers – and adhere all of the floral pieces together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Attach to the card front with dimensionals

Stamp the greeting on a small strip of Crumb Cake cardstock with Cherry Cobbler ink.  Punch a small hole in the Crumb Cake panel and tie it to Linen Thread securing it with a bow.

To finish the card, add a few Black Matte Dots.

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial

SAB Promo Graphic Laura Milligan My team and I would love to have you join our We'd Rather Bee Stampin' family! Joining during Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time!  The additional 200 sheets of Sneak Peek 6x6 Designer Series Paper from the next Annual Catalog, a $57.50 value, is just the icing on the cake.  Best part - there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a "happy shopper" and get discounts on all your Stampin' Up! purchases!  If you'd like to pursue this as a business, and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well! Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family

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So Gorgeous! My Top Pick! True Love Designer Series Paper!

So Gorgeous! My Top Pick! True Love Designer Series Paper!

True Love Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Birthday Card by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

True Love Designer Series Paper, My Top Pick, Laura Milligan, Shop Online 154281 _ $11.50

This week I am focusing on the beautiful True Love Designer Series Paper – it is gorgeous – who doesn’t love a great black and white DSP?

My hope is to share some ways to use up your stash of Designer Series Paper –  As paper crafters, we all have that stash – and we should use it!

Today’s card goes together quickly – I just adhered a strip of DSP to the side of the card, and then cut the beautiful flower from the Designer Series Paper –  there are several different flowers that can be cut from the paper – of varying sizes.   All work great on a card front!  I added color to my flower with Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Blends.

My greeting is from a wonderful new word set called Happy Thoughts – found in the January – June catalog.   I love this set because the greetings are great – and because it includes greetings perfect for both the front and the inside of your cards.

MEASUREMENTS: 

Basic White Thick Cardstock: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
True Love DSP: 1 x 5 1/2
Happy Thoughts Stamp Set

INSTRUCTIONS:

Adhere the strip of DSP to the card as shown.
Use Paper Snips to trim the flowers from the True Love DSP.
Color with Stampin’ Blends.
Loop and adhere the Black and White Baker’s Twine as shown.
Adhere the snipped flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Stamp the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
Embellish with three Matte Black Dots.

True Love Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Birthday Card by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

 

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial

 

 

SAB Promo Graphic Laura Milligan My team and I would love to have you join our We'd Rather Bee Stampin' family! Joining during Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time!  The additional 200 sheets of Sneak Peek 6x6 Designer Series Paper from the next Annual Catalog, a $57.50 value, is just the icing on the cake.  Best part - there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a "happy shopper" and get discounts on all your Stampin' Up! purchases!  If you'd like to pursue this as a business, and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well! Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family

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Hey Birthday Chick Fun-fold Card and Gift Packaging!

Hey Birthday Chick Fun-fold Card and Gift Packaging!

Hey Birthday Chick Bundle by Stampin' Up! Fun-fold card by Laura Milligan, Shop Online

Yesterday was my Facebook Live “Take Two” and I made two more projects featuring all the cute chick bundles!  First up was a fun fold card – that stands up – fun for the recipient to put on their desk or windowsill for their birthday!

Look how cute the corn stalks are – and even the detail on the corn cobs!  So cool!   These are from the Chick Dies and what is great is that the dies contain several of the dies corn cob and husks for the corn –  making it so easy to crop out several at once!

Hey Birthday Chick Bundle by Stampin' Up! Fun-fold card by Laura Milligan, Shop Online

My next project was a really cute candy holder – the base of which is one of our Acetate boxes – sized to fit a full size card – but when you cut it in half – as I did, it becomes a cute little candy holder – I found some peanut butter eggs to put in my sample! I added some crumb cake colored shreds to make it look like a nest!

Hey Birthday Chick Bundle by Stampin' Up! Gift Packaging by Laura Milligan, Shop Online

This mama hen is walking across the picket fence to check on her little chick!  Isn’t she cute? And can I tell you again how much I love the fence die!

Hey Birthday Chick Bundle by Stampin' Up! Gift Packaging by Laura Milligan, Shop Online

CARD CLASS TO GO! I’m offering a super cute Card Class To Go this month featuring this bundle – registration is now open and ends TOMORROW, Feb. 6th.

I made a quick video to show what is included in the class!  Watch it below!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Closes on February 6, 2021!

Hey Birthday Chick Card Class to Go – $35

Ready to get some brand new product in your hands to create some super cute projects?  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER!

SAB Promo Graphic Laura Milligan My team and I would love to have you join our We'd Rather Bee Stampin' family! Joining during Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time!  The additional 200 sheets of Sneak Peek 6x6 Designer Series Paper from the next Annual Catalog, a $57.50 value, is just the icing on the cake.  Best part - there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a "happy shopper" and get discounts on all your Stampin' Up! purchases!  If you'd like to pursue this as a business, and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well! Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family


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An Adorable Happy Birthday Chick B-Day Card

An Adorable Happy Birthday Chick B-Day Card

Hey Birthday Chick Happy Birthday Card by Laura Milligan. Shop Online 24/7 and earn Free Bees!

Here’s yet another sample using the Hey Chick Birthday Stamp Set and Dies!  How can you not love this sweet lady?   For today’s card, I paired the Chick Bundle with the All Wired Up Background stamp – it’s a perfect match!

The Designer Series Paper I used is from the Well Suited DSP stack in the January – June Mini catalog – first time I’ve pulled it out to use!

Tomorrow on my Facebook page at 1 pm, I’ll be going live with two more ideas with this bundle! Hope you will join me!  Here’s the link to my page: I’d Rather Bee Stampin’

MEASUREMENTS: 

Basic White Thick Cardstock: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
Well Suited DSP: 2 3/4 x 4 3/4
Bumblebee Cardstock: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4|
Basic White Cardstock: 2 x 4 (All Wired Up Background), 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 (Chicken)
Real Red Cardstock: 1 1/4 x 2 1/4

INSTRUCTIONS:

Adhere the Bumblebee Cardstock to the Well Suited DSP with Stampin’ Seal.
Wrap with Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon, securing with Gray Twine.  Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Seal.
Stamp the Chicken and All Wired Up in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
Cut the chicken with coordinating die and Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.
Color with Real Red and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends. Adhere with Stampin’ Seal.
Adhere the Real Red Cardstock to an Adhesive Sheet.  Crop with the Happy Birthday die.  Adhere as shown.
Embellish with two Matte Black Dots.

 

Hey Birthday Chick Happy Birthday Card by Laura Milligan. Shop Online 24/7 and earn Free Bees! Closeup

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial

 

CARD CLASS TO GO! I’m offering a super cute Card Class To Go this month featuring this bundle – registration is now open and ends Feb. 6th.

I made a quick video to show what is included in the class!  Watch it below!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Closes on February 6, 2021!

Hey Birthday Chick Card Class to Go – $35

Ready to get some brand new product in your hands to create some super cute projects?  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER!

SAB Promo Graphic Laura Milligan My team and I would love to have you join our We'd Rather Bee Stampin' family! Joining during Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time!  The additional 200 sheets of Sneak Peek 6x6 Designer Series Paper from the next Annual Catalog, a $57.50 value, is just the icing on the cake.  Best part - there is no obligation to sell, or hold parties ever!!!  You can simply become a "happy shopper" and get discounts on all your Stampin' Up! purchases!  If you'd like to pursue this as a business, and make a little extra money, I can help you with that as well! Click to Join the We'd Rather Bee Stampin' Family

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Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Available Now!

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Available Now!

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

Today, Stampin’ Up! released dies to coordinate with the Hey Birthday Chick stamp set found in our January – June catalog.  The dies aren’t in the catalog – but are available starting today!  Also today, Stampin’ Up! has brought back the Hey Chick stamp set from Saleabration 2017 – and also a set of coordinating dies for that stamp set as well!

I made these two cards on my Facebook Live yesterday and am sharing below the recording if you’d care to watch. You’ll be able to “see” how I put these cards together – neither are difficult at all to make, and pack a punch of cuteness!

This first card uses the picket fence die – probably my favorite die in this set!  And I love the pop of color when it’s done in red!

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'The designer paper behind the chick is from the Oh So Ombre Designer Series Paper Stack which is one of our current FREE offerings through Saleabration – (get it for free with a $50 product order.)

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'I wanted to add a Real Red dot to the card – and simply used my Dark Real Red Blend to color one of our In Color 2020-2020 Dots – to make it red and match my card!  Of course, you can do this with any blends – so you will always have an embellishment to match your card!

This next card has a fun pop up when it’s opened.  Don’t miss the Stitched With Whimsy dies – they are what I used to create the stitched border on the card front (and inside panel, too).  They reminded me of chicken scratch!  These dies are found on page 72 of our January – June Catalog and I feel like they are getting overlooked! They are a great set of dies and go along perfectly with these whimsical chicks!

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'Here’s the pop up!

Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles from Stampin' Up! Cards by Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin'

CARD CLASS TO GO! I’m offering a super cute Card Class To Go this month featuring this bundle – registration is now open and ends Feb. 6th.

I made a quick video to show what is included in the class!  Watch it below!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Closes on February 6, 2021!

Hey Birthday Chick Card Class to Go – $35

Ready to get some brand new product in your hands to create some super cute projects?  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER!

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