Let’s Spend Time Together with the Warm Welcome Bundle

Let’s Spend Time Together with the Warm Welcome Bundle

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This card tutorial today features an early release bundle -called Warm Welcome! It’s so cute, isn’t it?
If you are interested in the Virtual World Card Making Event – all details below – this is one of the bundles that will be used during the event!  If you order this bundle (or any of the ones that will be used for the event), you will receive a pack of of Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels (item #158987) for free.  If you are ordering this online, be sure to add the item number for the Pearls – and they will come up as free.  You have to add this item number – it won’t automatically be added.
The other bundles that will be used are the Cottage Wreath Bundle and the Cottage Rose bundle – both favorites of mine! Ordering one of these will also qualify for a free pack of the Iridescent Pearls.

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Pool Party Card Stock: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, 2” x ¾”
  • Sahara Sand Card Stock :5 ¼” x 4”
  • Crumb Cake Card Stock: 3 ¾ x 3”
  • Basic White Card Stock: 3” x 1 ½”
  • Soft Suede Card Stock: 4” x 1 ¼”

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fold the Pool Party cardbase in half to form a 5 ½” x 4 ¼” card.
  2. Stamp the door image onto the Crumb Cake Cardstock; die cut out and color frame and edge with dark Crumb Cake Blend.
  3. Emboss the Sahara Sand Cardstock with the Brick & Mortar Folder, Brush with Sponge Dauber and Gray Granite Ink to highlight some of the raised bricks, adhere to the cardbase.
  4. Adhere Soft Suede Card Stock to the bottom of your card
  5. Adhere the Door on top of the Soft Suede Carstock
  6. Cut small piece of Pool Party at a small angel so the top of the “Mat” measures 1 ½”, stamp Welcome with Pool Party Ink, and adhere to the bottom of the door to create a welcome mat.
  7. Stamp image with two hands and coffee cups in the middle of the Basic White Card Stock; Color with blends as desired; Stamp Small heart in Poppy Parade above the hands; Color the edges of the Basic White with Light Smoky Slate and soften with the Color lifter to emote shadowing.
  8. Adhere the Basic White Card Stock to the inside of the door
  9. Die cut the label and stamp the greeting in Poppy Parade adhere to card with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  10. Stamp your Inside piece with the words “Miss You”
  11. Don’t forget to stamp your envelope!

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WORLD CARD MAKING DAY CRAFTING EVENT 2022

Who: Anyone!
When: 1 October from 2:00–5:00 p.m. (MT)
Where: Online
Price of Event: Free
Registration Dates*: 11 August–1 October (Registration is not required)
Language of Event: Most of the event will be presented in English with language interpretation voiceover and subtitles in English, French, German, and Dutch. One bundle presentation will take place in your market’s language.

*You can always participate in the event without registering. Registration is encouraged because it’s the best way to stay up to date regarding event details.

Click here to register.

Everyone is invited and welcome to attend this FREE event! There will be three cardmaking presentations and we’d love to have you craft along with us. If you don’t want to craft along, join us anyway! It’s the perfect opportunity to hang out, watch, and be a part of the Stampin’ Up! experience.



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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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Bee Creative Tutorial – Perched in a Tree!

Bee Creative Tutorial – Perched in a Tree!

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Basic White:
    • 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4”
    • 4” x 5-1/4”
    • 1” x 4”
    • 3” x 3” (for die-cutting)
  • Festive Foils paper: 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fold the Basic White cardstock in half at the score line to create your card base.
  2. Run the 4” x 5-1/4” piece of Basic White cardstock through the Cut & Emboss Machine using the Aspen Die frame that comes in the Bundle.
  3. Adhere the Festive Foils paper to the back side of the die-cut frame so that it shows through the front side. Adhere to the card base using adhesive.
  4. Stamp the branch onto the 1” x 4” piece of Basic White cardstock using Smoky Slate ink. Stamp the sentiment on the right side, over the end of the branch, using Evening Evergreen ink.  Adhere to the base card using adhesive.
  5. Stamp the bird image onto the 3” scrap of Basic White cardstock using Evening Evergreen ink. Color in using the Soft Succulent and Dark Daffodil Delight Blends.
  6. Cut out the bird using the Aspen Tree dies that come in the Bundle. Adhere to card using Stampin’ Dimensionals to finish.

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial


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

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER 31! Stampin' Up! has an amazing Starter Kit + special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $155 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! (That's an extra $30 in FREE)! 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!

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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Bee Creative Tutorial – Hello Card with Soft Seedlings by Stampin’ Up!

Bee Creative Tutorial – Hello Card with Soft Seedlings by Stampin’ Up!

Create this FALL Hello Card using the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

Another card idea and tutorial using the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up!  You can see my previous creations here.

Create these two cards using the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Video Tutorial by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

 

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Cajun Craze Cardstock : 5 1/2″ x 11″, scored at 4 1/4″
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/2″, 4 1/4″ x 3
  • Soft Suede Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock: 5″ x 3 3/4″, 1″ x 3″
  • Old Olive Cardstock: 1″ x 3″
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock: 1″ x 3″
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock: 1″ x 3″
  • Basic White Cardstock: 1″ x 5/8″

Create this fun Hello Card using the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Burnish and fold the card base with a Bone Folder.
  2. Adhere the Crumb Cake Cardstock to the card base.
  3. Adhere the four 1″ x 3″ strips of Cardstock to the 4 1/4″ x 3 piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock.
  4. Stamp the image in Versamark Ink onto the strips of cardstock as shown.  Cover with white Embossing Powder.  Set with a Heat Tool.
  5. Die-cut the Crushed Curry piece with the largest Fabulous Frames die.  Adhere as shown.
  6. Stamp the sentiment in Soft Suede Classic Ink onto the Basic White piece. Adhere as shown.
  7. Tie a bow of Baker’s Twine and adhere with a Mini Glue Dot.
  8. Embellish with Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial


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

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER 31! Stampin' Up! has an amazing Starter Kit + special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $155 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! (That's an extra $30 in FREE)! 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!

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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Bee Creative Tutorial – Positively the Greatest with Cottage Rose

Bee Creative Tutorial – Positively the Greatest with Cottage Rose

Cottage Rose Bundle Positively the Greatest Card Stamp and Share Crew

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”
  • Petal Pink Card Stock: 5 1/2” x 3 ½”, 5 ¼” x 4”
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock: 5” x 3 ¾”
  • Sahara Sand Card Stock: 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”
  • Abigail Rose DSP: 5 1/2” x 3”
  • Natural Finish Ribbon: 5”

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fold Mossy Meadow card base in half to form a 5 ½” x 4 ¼” card.
  2. Adhere 5 ½” x 3 ½” Petal Pink card stock to the front of your card base; centering it top to bottom.
  3. Stamp the large flower on Sahara Sand paper with Mossy Meadow Ink; cut out with coordinating die.
  4. Color the floral image with watercolor pencils using the artists lines as your guide. Blend with a blender pen.  Colors used are Calypso Coral, Old Olive and White.
  5. Stamp Leaf image with Mossy Meadow ink randomly onto the ribbon.
  6. Brush the bottom edge of the ribbon with the Mossy Meadow Blend and allow the color to blend up. Cut right edge of ribbon on an angle.
  7. Adhere the DSP onto the Petal Pink card front.
  8. Adhere the ribbon on to the left side of the DSP as shown about ¼” up from bottom.
  9. Adhere the flower image over the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Stamp the greeting in the upper right corner of the DSP with Mossy Meadow ink.
  11. Add 3 Champaign Rhinestones as shown.
  12. Adhere 5 ¼” x 4” Petal Pink Card Stock to the inside of your card.
  13. Stamp the Very Vanilla Card Stock with your Inside greeting (I used Happy Birthday) and stamp a smaller flower with Gray Granite ink near one of the lower corners then adhere to the inside of your card.
  14. Stamp your Envelope.

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial


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

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER 31! Stampin' Up! has an amazing Starter Kit + special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $155 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! (That's an extra $30 in FREE)! 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!

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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Bee Creative Tutorial – Happy Birthday with Cottage Rose

Bee Creative Tutorial – Happy Birthday with Cottage Rose

Abigail Rose Cottage Rose Bundle Card PS Tutorial Laura Miligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Card Base: Basic Black 4 ¼” X 11” score at 5 ½”, 3 ¼” X 4 ¼”, ¼” X 3 ½”
  • Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper: (2) 2 ½” X 4”, 3” X 4”, ¾” X 4”
  • Very Vanilla: 4” X 5 ¼”, 1” X 3”

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fold your Basic Black card base in half.
  2. Attach the 2 pieces of the Abigail Rose Designer Series paper to your card front as shown.
  3. Using the Petal Pink blends; color in the Abigail Rose Designer Series paper 3” X 4”.
  4. Attach to the Basic Black cardstock.
  5. Attach to your card front using dimensionals.
  6. On the Very Vanilla cardstock strip stamp your sentiment using Black Memento ink.
  7. Die cut out with the Banner Die.
  8. Attach the strip of Basic Black cardstock to the backside of the banner die and flap the ends as shown.
  9. Attach to your card front using dimensionals.
  10. Attach Black Matte Dots as shown.
  11. On the Very Vanilla cardstock attach the strip of Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper across the bottom and attach to the inside of your card.

Click to Save the Bee Creative Tutorial


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

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER 31! Stampin' Up! has an amazing Starter Kit + special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $155 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! (That's an extra $30 in FREE)! 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!

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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Laura and Lucy Video! – Sending Well Wishes with A Fish & A Wish!

Laura and Lucy Video! – Sending Well Wishes with A Fish & A Wish!

Create this card using the Fish & a Wish Bundle by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan, Id Rather Bee Stampin

It’s always a great day when my friend Lucy comes over.  We had a fun day – including going to a movie (with lots and lots of popcorn!) and made a video of us making this cute card.  A Fish & A Wish card is such a great bundle – it has a punch and I know we all love a good punch bundle like this one!

Enjoy our video and I guarantee Lucy will bring a bright spot to your day!

Do you follow me on facebook?  You can find all my facebook live recordings on my  I’d Rather Bee Stampin’ page.

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail Stampin Up! A fish and a Wish

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

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER 31! Stampin' Up! has an amazing Starter Kit + special for joining the Stampin' Up! family!   For just $99+ tax you can select $125 $155 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice! (That's an extra $30 in FREE)! 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!

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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