Happy Birthday with the Queen Bee Bundle!

Happy Birthday with the Queen Bee Bundle!

Happy Birthday Card using the Queen Bee Bundle by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin Earn Free Bees

My Facebook Live this week featured two more cards with my Queen Bee Bundle! I just can’t stop creating with it!  Here’s a look at the bundle:

Queen Bee Bundle from Stampin' Up! Inspired by Laura Milligan - Million Dollar Sales Achiever - Id Rather Bee Stampin

You can watch the replay of the Live here:

 

I love the colors in the first card –  crumb cake, black and a touch of petal pink – so pretty!

Happy Birthday handmade Card using the Queen Bee Bundle by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin Earn Free Bees

My second card featured the Queen Bee and the Dainy Flowers 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper.  This paper is free with a qualifying product order ($50) during Saleabration!  This paper has been super popular with my customers so far this month! It’s so pretty!

I embossed the words from Queen Bee with White Embossing Powder. I don’t do a lot of heat embossing – but after doing this and some other embossing on a couple of my cards from my presentation in Vienna, I have decided to do it more often! Love the look!

Happy Birthday Card with the Queen Bee Bundle and Dainty Flowers DSP by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

Here’s a look at the Designer Series Paper –  160834 Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper Free With $50 Ends Feb 28 Shop with Laura Milligan

and a close up of the card –

Happy Birthday Card using the Queen Bee Bundle and Dainty Flowers DSP by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

 


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Happy Birthday Card  with the Queen Bee Bundle

Happy Birthday Card with the Queen Bee Bundle

Create a Card with the Queen Bee Bundle by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan Million Dollar Stamp Set

Today I wanted to share this cool card created with the Queen Bee Bundle, this is the bundle I designed for reaching $1 million in career sales! I hope you all love it as much as I do!

Measurements: 

  • Thick Basic White Card Stock: 8 1/2” x 5 ½
  • Basic White Card Stock: 3 ¾” x 5”, Scrap for Stamping/Die Cutting
  • Basic Gray Card Stock: Scrap for Embossing and Cutting (words)
  • Melon Mambo Card Stock: Small Scrap for Die Cut heart
  • Gold Twine: 10-12”

Instructions:

  1. Score and Fold the Thick Basic White to form your card base 5 ½” x 4 ¼”
  2. On 3 ¾” x 5” Basic White Card Stock Blend Daffodil Delight Ink with a small blending brush on lower right corner.
  3. Using the Stamp Off method and Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad stamp background images such as splatter, small flower and word collage in lower right corner.
  4. Stamp Queen Bee in Basic Gray on Scrap paper and cut out with coordinating die.
  5. Color with Watercolor Pencils and Blender Pen; Highlight some of the flowers with Wink of Stella.
  6. Die cut small heart from Melon Mambo Card Stock and adhere to the back of the Queen.
  7. Die Cut Gold Foil Sheet with “Honey Comb” die Twice; leave pieces in one and pop at least 3 out of the other. Adhere to the card stock and save the 3 small discard pieces to adhere to card when finished.
  8. Emboss the greeting “Happy Birthday” onto Basic Gray Card Stock with VersaMark and White Embossing Powder. Cut out and adhere to card front.
  9. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals pop up the “Queen Bee” and adhere here to the card front with a twine circle.
  10. Stamp off the crown and stamp above the Bee; add 3 discarded gold foil gems

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial


Queen Bee Card Class to Go 9 card kits Laura Milligan (1)

Queen Bee Class to Go or In Person!!

I am beyond excited to offer a class featuring my Queen Bee Bundle!

For this class, I am offering both an “in person” option and a “class to go!”   Pick which one works best for you!

I wish all of you were local to me and could come in person to my studio – but I know that’s not possible, but my goodness that would be fun!

Click here for class details

Registration will close January 4th.

The In Person Class will be held on:   Thursday, January 26 at 2:30-5:30 (you can come after work if need be).

REQUEST TO REGISTER BELOW! 

Please email me with any questions!

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A Nature’s Print Fun Fold Facebook Live!

A Nature’s Print Fun Fold Facebook Live!

create-a-fun fold card-Nature's Prints-Stampin' Up!-Laura Milligan-Demonstrator

I did a Facebook Live yesterday and featured the Nature’s Prints Bundle and the NEW Orchid Oasis In Color. You can find all my facebook live recordings on my  I’d Rather Bee Stampin’ page.

This is a quick but fun card to make and wow am I loving that Orchid Oasis color! It’s always fun to switch up a card – and try a different layout at times.

This card goes together quickly – I started with a panel of Orchid Oasis, cut 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. This is my card base.

I cut two pieces of the In Color Designer Series paper to 1 1/2″ x 4″, and placed these on the card front.

Next panel is Orchid Oasis – cut 3″  x 4 3/4″ and scored along the longer side at 1/2″.   I folded this and attached is to the card base – centering it.  I adhered a piece of DSP measuring 2 3/4″ x 4 to the front of this panel.

The next panel I added was a piece of Basic White measuring 2 7/8″ x 4.  I attached this below the Orchid Oasis folded panel.  This is where you would add a greeting and sign the card.

For the focal point of my card, I stamped the leafy spray and the words onto Basic White with Orchid Oasis ink and cropped them out with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine.  I adhered them to the card front with dimensionals, adding some ribbon and matte dots for embellishment.   Such a fun layout – I hope you will give it a try!

Here is the recording of the Facebook Live:  Whether you are watching the replay or the recording via my youtube channel, please leave a comment and subscribe! Your name will be entered for a drawing of the projects I create – winners get a project mailed to them!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail Nature's Prints

Inside view of the card:

fun-fold-handmade card-Laura Milligan-Nature's Prints-Stampin' Up!


Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit!  

For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $175 (WOW) in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! ENDS FEB. 28! I am blessed to lead an amazing team with members all across the United States.  My team consists of both business builders and happy shoppers!  The question I am most often asked about joining the SU family is – “do I have to sell?”  The answer is NO! You are welcome to be a happy shopper – and a smart cookie, I might add, to get all the products you love at the demonstrator discount!

  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 2: The original white Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   The link to join is below!  The 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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A Kite Delight Happy Birthday Card & Facebook Tutorial

A Kite Delight Happy Birthday Card & Facebook Tutorial

create-a-whimsical-hand stamped card-with-Kite Delight Stamp Set-Stampin' Up!- Laura Milligan-Demonstrator

I did a Facebook Live yesterday and featured the Kite Delight stamp set. You can find all my facebook live recordings on my  I’d Rather Bee Stampin’ page.

I love this card and the creative way to use the Basic Borders die to create clouds!  To create this look, I used one panel of Thick Basic White – cut 3″ x 5 1/2″ – and positioned the cloud die slightly left of center.  I ran this through my Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine and the end result was two panels with cloud like edges.  So cute!

Here is the recording of the Facebook Live:  Whether you are watching the replay or the recording via my youtube channel, please leave a comment and subscribe! Your name will be entered for a drawing of the projects I create – winners get a project mailed to them!

I used the wonderful Abstract Beauty Designer Series Specialty Paper Pack for my back ground panel – I love all those colors popping up behind the clouds!  I also stamped on the DSP with my words and also for my kite.  The kite was easy to snip out with my Paper Snips.

Don’t miss the Abstract Beauty Paper – it’s a pack full of a wide array of patterns and colors with both large and small gold accents.  The paper in the pack measures 4″ x 6″ – first time we have had a DSP in that size.  The 4″ wide is perfect for card fronts – for my card today I just used my paper trimmer to cut off half an inch from the 6″ length and I had the perfect size for the card front!

I like to switch things up sometimes by stamping on Designer Series Paper – it’s a fun look!

create-a-kite-card-with-Kite Delight-Laura Milligan- Demonstraotr-Stampin' Up!-

To finish my card, I used the Adhesive Backed Hexagon embellishments to accent the tail of the kite!  Love this card and hope you do as well!  It just makes me happy – the kite, the clouds and the bright cheerful DSP!

 


Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit!  

For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $175 (WOW) in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! ENDS FEB. 28! I am blessed to lead an amazing team with members all across the United States.  My team consists of both business builders and happy shoppers!  The question I am most often asked about joining the SU family is – “do I have to sell?”  The answer is NO! You are welcome to be a happy shopper – and a smart cookie, I might add, to get all the products you love at the demonstrator discount!

  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 2: The original white Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   The link to join is below!  The 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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A Hello There Card with Sun Prints Suite Collection

A Hello There Card with Sun Prints Suite Collection

Create this card using the Sun Prints Suite of Products from Stampin' Up! Video Tutorial with Laura Milligan

This past week I did a Facebook Live every day to showcase some of my favorite products in our new Annual Catalog- you can find these on my  I’d Rather Bee Stampin’ page. On Friday, I featured the brand new Sun Prints Suite Collection!

Here is the recording of the Facebook Live:  Whether you are watching the replay or the recording via my youtube channel, please leave a comment and subscribe! Your name will be entered for a drawing of the projects I create – winners get a project mailed to them!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail Sun Prints Suite

This is such a gorgeous suite of projects – the stamp set/bundle and especially the beautiful Sun Prints Designer Series Paper. I have just used a little bit of the DSP for my label shape – but trust me – it’s beautiful paper!

I used Starry Sky and Orchid Oasis and Gray Granite ink for my card – pulling the colors from the DSP.   I stamped onto a panel of Basic White and then ran the panel through my Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the new Fern Embossing folder.  This added a nice texture to the background.

The large floral image was stamped onto Basic White and then cropped with the coordinating die.

My words are stamped onto Basic White and cropped with a new set of dies – the Stylish Shapes dies – this particular circle has a “punched” edge for a nice, subtle addition.

Create this card using the Sun Prints Suite of Products from Stampin' Up! Video Tutorial with Laura Milligan I'd Rather Bee Stampin

To finish the card, I added some Iridescent Rhinestones and a bit of the new 1/8″ Metallic Ribbon in Starry Sky.

Such a pretty card!

 


Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit!  

For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $175 (WOW) in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! ENDS FEB. 28! I am blessed to lead an amazing team with members all across the United States.  My team consists of both business builders and happy shoppers!  The question I am most often asked about joining the SU family is – “do I have to sell?”  The answer is NO! You are welcome to be a happy shopper – and a smart cookie, I might add, to get all the products you love at the demonstrator discount!

  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 2: The original white Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   The link to join is below!  The 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 All Occasion Hello Card with the Sending Smiles Bundle

An All Occasion Hello Card with the Sending Smiles Bundle

Sending a Card to Say Hello with Sending Smiles Video Tutorial with Laura Milligan, Id Rather Bee Stampin

This past week I did a Facebook Live every day to showcase some of my favorite products in our new Annual Catalog- you can find these on my  I’d Rather Bee Stampin’ page. On Thursday, I featured the brand new Sending Smiles Bundle!

This is such a great bundle and the creative possibilities with these products are limitless!

Here is the recording of the Facebook Live:  Whether you are watching the replay or the recording via my youtube channel, please leave a comment and subscribe! Your name will be entered for a drawing of the projects I create – winners get a project mailed to them!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail Sending Smiles Bundle

My color palette featured the new In Color Sweet Sorbet, along with Pear Pizazz and Daffodil Delight.  I used one of the DSP Patterns from the 2022-2024 In Color Designer Series Paper stack – these are new patterns and available not only in the In Colors but all of our Color Families!

The dies in this bundle cut out the word “Sending” – and there are lots of words to complete your thought.  For my card I chose “A card to say hello.”  There is also a super cute detailed die that crops out a cursive “Sending” that I love.  I also used the dies to crop out one of the flowers/stems.

Sending a Card to Say Hello with Sending Smiles Video Tutorial with Laura Milligan, Id Rather Bee Stampin'

I hope this set has made it onto your wish list! It’s very versatile, and oh so cute!


Want it all??  Have a big wish list?  The BEST deal is always buying the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit!  

For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $175 (WOW) in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! ENDS FEB. 28! I am blessed to lead an amazing team with members all across the United States.  My team consists of both business builders and happy shoppers!  The question I am most often asked about joining the SU family is – “do I have to sell?”  The answer is NO! You are welcome to be a happy shopper – and a smart cookie, I might add, to get all the products you love at the demonstrator discount!

  • Option 1: The exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 2: The original white Mini Machine ($63 Value) + your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129!
  • Option 3: Your choice of $175* of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99!.  *That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Please contact me with any questions!  I’d love to have you join my “We’d Rather Bee Stampin'” team!

You will then enjoy 20% off all future purchases while you are active!  What have you got to lose?   The link to join is below!  The 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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