My Library for My Digital Studio

MDS Library

How would you like an easy way to keep track of My Digital Studio downloads? Quickly browse new downloads every week? Link to the Online Store to shop for more? And have it all right at your fingertips? Feel free to jump and shout because this is one library where you don't have to be quiet-it's the My Library for My Digital Studio app-now available for your iPad.

With the app you can

  • Add items you already own to your collection.
  • Add items you want to your wish list.
  • Sort your lists alphabetically or by release date.
  • Search for any downloads.
  • Browse new downloads released every week.
  • Link to the Stampin' Up! Online Store to shop.

Download it now for FREE in iTunes or the App Store and you'll be the most awesome librarian around. Happy cataloging.

Here are some other things to note:

  • The app will not link to your software; therefore, manually add items you already own to your collection. Think of it as a sentimental journey-you can reminisce while you categorize.
  • For the best viewing experience, we recommend using the app on an iPad or iPad Mini. It's not quite ready for iPhones yet, but we will let you know when it is.
  • While the app is only available for iPad devices right now, we promise that we have not forgotten about the iPhone and Android devices. We know there are a lot of you out there. It just takes a bit longer to make the app work for various platforms. We will let you know when you can download it too.

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Peace on Earth

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The countdown to Christmas is on! With less than 3 months to go I'm sure most of you have started thinking what kind of adorable projects to start making for friends, family and co-workers.  Well I have a solution for you.  I've decided to embark on a Christmas project tutorial blitz.

For the next 12 weeks I will be releasing a new FREE tutorial every week commencing 2 October and finishing 18 December!

Some will be super easy and some will be more involved. While you may find some projects are old favorites, a number of them will be brand new.

This weeks project is a card featuring Stampin' Up! Snowflake Soiree Stamp set carried over from last year.

peace on earth

Supplies used for this project:

Dimensions:

  • Pool Party CS – 15cm x 21cm (5 7/8" x 8 1/4") 
  • Whisper White CS:  14.3cm x 9.8cm, (5 5/8" x 3 7/8")  scrap piece

 

Step-by-Step Directions

 

Step 1: Fold the Pool Party Cardstock in half, with a bone folder creating a card base.  Set aside for a moment.

step 1

Step 2: Run an embossing buddy over the surface of the Whisper White Cardstock 

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Step 3: Randomly stamp the large snowflake image, three times, onto the whisper white cardstock using versmark ink.  Sprinkle with Clear embossing powder over the snowflake images.  Tap off the excess embossing powder.  Heat this with a heat tool until the embossing powder has melted

step 3

 

Step 4: Randomly stamp the small snowflake image, three times, onto the whisper white cardstock using versmark ink.  Sprinkle with Clear embossing powder over the snowflake images.  Tap off the excess embossing powder.  Heat this with a heat tool until the embossing powder has melted

step 4

 

Step 5: Sponge the Whisper White CS, using a wedge of stamping sponge and pool party classic ink.

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Step 6: Sponge the Whisper White CS, using a wedge of stamping sponge and Marina Mist classic ink.

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Step 7: Sponge the Whisper White CS, using a wedge of stamping sponge and Midnight Muse classic ink

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Step 8: Rub a tissue over the embossed snowflakes to remove any ink.  Set aside for this to dry completely before you proceed.  Working one snowflake at a time, heat one of the embossed snowflakes, using a heat tool.  Immediately sprinkle Iridescent Ice embossing powder over the snowflake image. Heat this with a heat tool until the embossing powder has melted.  Repeat for each of the remaining snowflakes on the CS

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Step 9: Stamp the greeting onto scrap of Whisper White CS using midnight muse Classic Ink.  Die cut using Apothecary Accent framelits and big shot.

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Step 10: Centre and stick the whisper white CS to the pool party card base with double sided adhesive

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Step 11: Stick the greeting label to your card, covering any blank space you may have using stampin' Up! dimentionals. 

Stick a large basic rhinestone to the centre of the large snowflakes and a medium basic rhinestone to the centre of the small snowflakes.  You're done!

 

peace on earth

 

 

Join me next week for Week 2 of 12 Weeks of Christmas Blitz.

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Stampin’ Up! News / Specials / October 2013

  • Our two Tag It bundles include the tags, the ribbon, and the boxes to make your own pretty packages. View and purchase HERE
  • 30% off selected MDS Studio downloads availabe til 30 Nov.  Purchase your downloads HERE
  • Envelope Punch Board has arrived and is here to stay.  View and purchase HERE
  • Receive 25% off, 25 Stamp sets between 22 – 28 October.  View and purchase HERE
  • New Thinlit Card dies are now available.  View HERE
  • Keep track of your My Digital Studio (MDS) downloads with the "My Library for My Digital Studio app – now available for ipad.  More info HERE
  • Host a qualifying workshop during October and recieve an extra $25 Hostess Dollars.  more information HERE
  • Join my team between 7-21 October for just $25. more information HERE
  • View my 12 Weeks of Christmas projects HERE, a new one added each week.
  • New Christmas Single Stamps from $8.95 view HERE
  • October Hostess Code X6GPYZP2. Find out why you need a hostess code HERE

This will remain at the top for the month of October, please scroll down for the latest posts

 

Join for $25


join for $25

Do you like the idea of:

  • a discount on your favorite products?
  • a chance to earn extra cash?
  • Tons of exclusive creative ideas at your fingertips?

For two weeks only, you can join Stampin' Up! for just $25, and experience all this and more.  The cost to join has never been this low – in all of our 25 years!

Hurry this offer is only good between 7-21 October.

 

The Fine Print:

  • This offer is only good for two weeks, so take advantage of it right away!
  • During this offer, only the special $25 starter kit will be available; the regular $169 starter kit will not be available. The $25 Starter Kit includes

    • $26.95 worth of Stampin' Up! product (it must be more than $25, but not more than $26.95)
    • Business pack which includes

      • A box of annual catalogues
      • A package of the current seasonal catalogue
      • Getting Started DVD
      • Starter Kit Business Brick
      • Customer postcards.

Join Stampin’ Up! and benefit in the following ways –

  • Receive 30% off your first order of $300 Retail (in your first 45 Days) or more plus qualify for all the usual hostess benefits.
  • Demonstrators get a 20% discount on all Stampin' Up! products, including stamp sets, paper, and accessories. It's a great way to support your love of stamping, paper or digital crafting, home décor – or whatever your passion may be!
  • You'll earn extra income based on your sales and recruiting – just how much extra income is up to you. Maybe you want enough income to pay the electric bill every month, or maybe your goal is bigger – the monthly payment for your new car. That's the beauty of the demonstrator experience – it's all up to you!
  • You are able to view and order select new stamps and products one month in advance of new catalogue releases!
  • There’s no obligation to sell or hold workshops and no penalty if you decide to drop.
  • $400 in total retail sales is required per quarter to remain active.This total includes your own purchases and customer sales (based on retail prices).
  • No Annual Fees to pay
  • You’ll have access to a multiple project ideas on the Demonstrator Web Site and in the bi-monthly Impressions newsletter.
  • This is your business, so you can put as much (or as little) time into it as you'd like!

join now

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Party More, Get More

October promo

Get $25 extra hostess dollars when you have a qualifying* party during October. That's $85 in FREE product for you.  It's Stampin' Up!'s 25th anniversary so let's bring on the parties  and free products. Contact me today to book your party!

*$400 in party sales before shipping

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New My Digitial Studio Downloads

Find all of today's newest downloads by clicking on the image below.

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There are 7 new downloads plus a new wallpaper for FREE.

Oct Wallpaper

Learn more about My Digital Studio (MDS) HERE.  Get the design program. Try it FREE for 30 days or buy it now

 

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Washi Tape Birthday

While this card was created using strips of Washi Tape, you can also use strips of patterned paper or ribbon.

Washi Tape Birthday

 

DIRECTIONS:
 

  1. Fold the 14.9cm x 21cm piece of Melon Mambo CS in half, with a bone folder, creating a card base and set aside
  2. Stick the various pieces of washi tape to the bottom half 14cm x 9.5cm Whisper White CS, placing them on various angles, as shown in the photo  Fold the overhang portions of the washi tape around to the back of the CS
  3. Stamp the greeting to the left hand side of the Whisper White CS, aligning the greeting with the top piece of washi tape, using Stazon Black Ink
  4. Stick one end of the 46cm piece of Early Espresso Bakers Twine to the back of your Whisper White CS, using a piece of tape
  5. Wrap the baker's twine around the CS, twice, directly over the top of the washi tape pattern.  Stick the second end of the baker's twine to the back of the CS with tape
  6. Thread the 20cm piece of Early Espresso baker's twine through the holes in the button and tie the ends into a bow.  Stick the threaded button to the piece of Whisper White CS directly over the Early Espresso Baker's Twine, using a glue dot.
  7. Centre and stick the 14cm x 9.5cm piece of Whisper White CS to the piece 14.3mc x 9.8cm Basic Black CS using SNAIL Adhesive
  8. Centre and stick the matted piece of Whisper White CS to the base, using SNAIL Adhesive.  You're Done!

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Bring on the Cake
  • Ink: Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Melon Mambo CS
  • Accessories: Gingham Garden Designer Washi Tape, Season of Style Designer Washi Tape, SNAIL Adhesive, Ealry Espresso Baker's Twine, Bright's Designer Buttons, Glue Dots

Christmas Single Stamps available Clear mount ONLY (available til 31 Jan 2014)

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Purchase any of the new colours in a pack or on their own (available til 31 Oct 2013)

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New set released each month (available til 30 April 2014)

25yrs promo

Bundle and save 15% on Butterfly Stamp set and punch (available 30 Sept 2013)

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Stampin’ Up! News / Specials / September 2013

  • New Christmas Single Stamps from $8.95 view HERE
  • Magnetic Platform for Big Shot is now available view HERE
  • 15% off Butterfly Bundle view HERE
  • Save 20% off all orders when you join my team (Australia Wide) more information HERE
  • Septembers Hostess Code JNKH44FP.  Find out why you need a hostess code HERE

This will remain at the top for the month of September, please scroll down for the latest posts

 

New My Digital Studio Downloads

New weekly download is now available, there are some great new downloads available to help you get started with upcoming holiday seasons.

 

MDS downloads

 

What is My Digital Studio?  A design package where you can create your projects online.  Start creating Calenders, Photobooks and lots more.  Want to learn more?  Get the design program and try it now FREE for 30 days or buy it now!

 

 

 

 

Sweet Birthday

My husband Leon came and requested permission to use my Stampin' Up! supplied and access to my craft room.  This is a request my husband never asks, or does so I was quite shocked and interested in what he would be doing.

To my surprise the next day he gave me this card.  A birthday card for me.  He did an amazing job, I can't wait till next year to see what he makes next.

 birthday card

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Oh Hello, Cycle Celebrations
  • Ink: Real Red Classic ink, Whisper White Craft Ink
  • Paper: Marina Mist CS, Crumb Cake CS, Whisper White CS, Real Red CS, Gumball Green CS, Pink Pirouette CS
  • Accessories: Stampin' Sponges, Decorative Label Punch, Bird Builder Punch, Paper snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Stampin' Dimentionals, Holiday Ornament Framelit Dies, Big Shot, Raspberry Ripple Stitched Satin Ribbon,

Washi Tape

I demonstrated different ways in which you can use washi tape at a recent Stampin' Up! Workshop.  Here are some of the photos of some cards that were made.

 

1.  Use washi tape to create a ruffle same as what you would do with ribbon  

washi tape 1

 

2.  To spell a word

washi tape 2 washi tape 2a

 

3. You can stamp on washi tape with stazon Ink

washi tape 3

washi tape 3a

 

4.  create a flower as my centre piece

washi tape 4 washi tape 4a

5.  placed a piece of whisper white cardstock behind a window sheet (both cut the same size) and sealed together with washi tape

washi tape 5

 

All cards were packaged in one of our Tag a Bag Gift Bags, closed off with the new Seasons of Style washi tape and Silver Ribbon

washi tape bag

 

Stampin' Up! currently carry 3 types of washi tape – Gingham Garden, This and That & Season of Style (seasonal catalogue)  receive 3 rolls approx 4.6m on each roll for $8.95

 

gingham garden washi tapeseasons of style washi tape this n that washi tape

 

Receive 15% off bundle (Papillon Potpourri Stamp set & Bitty Butterfly Punch) – valid 30 September 2013

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A great way to stock up on Designer Series paper vaild til 31 August 2013

excludes: Designer Paper Stacks, specialty designer papers

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Birthday Basics

Another Birthday card today using Birthday Basics Designer Series paper, Directions below

Birthday Basics

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Fold the 14.9cm x 21cm piece of Sahara Sand CS in half, with a bone folder, creating a card base
  2. Centre and stick the 13.9cm x 7.9cm piece of DP to the 8.2cm x 14.2cm piece of Bermuda Bay CS, using double sided adhesive
  3. Punch along the 2.5cm x 15cm piece of Raspberry Ripple CS, using the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch.  You will be left with a scalloped CS ribbon piece
  4. Stick the scalloped piece of Raspberry Ripple CS to the bottom edge of the back of the matted DP, leaving only half of the scalloped CS exposed, using double sided adhesive.  Trim off the excess scalloped CS, with paper snips
  5. Lay the 18cm pieces of Raspberry Ripple stitched satin ribbon across the matted DP, 1.5cm up from the bottom edge.  Wrap the ends of the ribbon around to the back of the matted DP and stick them down, using double sided adhesive
  6. Lay the matted DP onto the card base, leaving equal boarders on the top, left and right hand sides for placement purposes only
  7. Ink up the greeting with Basic Grey classic ink and stamp the greeting in the bottom right hand corner of the card base
  8. Stick the matted DP onto the card base, leaving equal borders on the top, left and right hand sides, using double sided adhesive
  9. Slide the 10cm piece of linen thread under the 18cm piece of ribbon, on the matted DP.  tie the linen thread into a double knot around the left hand side of the ribbon.  Trim the ends of the linen thread, as close to the knot as you can, using craft scissors
  10. tie the 30cm piece of Raspberry Ripple stitched stain ribbon into a bow.  Trim the ends of the ribbon on a slight angle, using craft scissors
  11. Stick the bow to the card, directly over the linen thread, using hot glue.  You're done!

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Teeny Tiny Sentiments
  • Ink: Basic Grey
  • Paper: Sahara Sand CS, Bermuda Bay CS, Raspberry Ripple CS, Birthday Basics Designer Series Paper
  • Accessories: Dotted Scallop Border Punch, SNAIL Adhesive, Paper Snips, Linen Thread, Raspberry Ripple Stitched Satin Ribbon, Craft Scissors, bone folder, hot glue gun.

 

A great way to stock up on Designer Series paper this month only

excludes: Designer Paper Stacks, specialty designer papers

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Birthday Basics Gift Certificate Holder

We have such an amazing promotion this month.  Buy 3 packets of Designer Series Paper and receive the 4th packet FREE.  So today's post I've created a gift Certificate holder using using the Birthday Basics Designer Series Paper.

 

gift cerficiate gift certficiate 2

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. With the 9 ¼” side of the DP aligned with the top of your score board, score the 5 7/8” x 9 ¼” piece of DP at 1” and at 4 1/8”
  2. Crease along the score lines with a bone folder
  3. Place a 1” piece of ⅛” Scor-tape along the outer left and right hand sides of the 1” flap.
  4. Peel the backing from the Scor-tape. Fold the pocket upwards and stick it to the 4 1/8” panel
  5. Stamp your sentiment from the You’re Amazing Stamp set onto a scrap of Whisper White Cards stock in Gumball Green Classic Ink
  6. Cut the image out using big shot and Apothecary Accents Famelits dies
  7. Place 3” piece Crisp Cantaloupe Ruffle Stretch Trim to the bottom of the die cut greeting with snail adhesive
  8. Add a mini brad to each side of the greeting with your piecing tool
  9. Punch a hole using a standard hole punch at each end of the greeting
  10. Fold 25” piece of Summer Starfruit Stitched Satin Ribbon in half.  Wrap the ribbon around the folded gift card holder with the ends of the ribbon towards the right hand side
  11. Slide the “Happy Birthday” embellishment onto the top portion of the ribbon and stick the left hand side of the ribbon to the top of the gift card holder with double sided adhesive.
  12. Stick the “Happy Birthday” embellishment onto the gift card holder with stampin’ dimensionals
  13. Insert your gift certificate into the pocket
  14. Tie the ends of the ribbon together in a double knot.  You’re done!

 

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless otherwise noted.

* notes products from the current seasonal catalogue

Stamps: You’re Amazing

Ink: Gumball Green Classic Ink

Paper: Whisper White, Birthday Basics Designer Series Paper

Accessories: Simply Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, double sided adhesive, stampin’ dementionals, Summer Starfruit stitched Satin Ribbon, Crisp Cantaloupe Ruffle Stretch Trim, mini brads, piercing tool, piercing mat, Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits

Other: Standard Hole punch

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Introuducing New Hostess Code!

Did you know you can order Stampin’ Up! products online?  And if you use my monthly HOSTESS CODE you‘ll be entered to win a FREE Stampin’ Up! Shopping Spree (minimum value $50) Now that’s an offer no one can refuse lol.

TO ENTER MYSTERY HOSTESS DRAWING:

  • Step 1: Place an order in my Online Store
     
  • Step 2: ENTER the monthly HOSTESS CODE: Q6CR7D97
    in the shopping cart at check out – see below for example

On 29th of the month I will use Random.org to draw ONE name to receive the hostess benefits on the entire order!  I will email the winner to find out what those choices will be

Stampin’ rewards will kick in once the combined online order reaches $300* be sure to tell you friends and family to place their order online also.

The benefits of online ordering:

  1. You order will be shipped directly to your doorstep, within 5 – 10 days from when you placed your order
  2. My Digital Studio downloads will also be included
  3. Each $25 order placed in my online store using the Hostess Code will be automatically counted in the drawing. 

IMPORTANT DON’T PLACE ORDER WITHOUT CODE:

It can NOT be added later.  If you have forgotten to use the code and placed your order, the only way to enter at this point is to place another order.

REMINDER: Orders over $300 should not use the Hostess Code

This way you can be your own hostess…no need to await the drawing for free stamps.  Take advantage of your own freebies with your order.

*Excludes shipping

 Here’s a photo of how your screen will look when you’re placing the order and where the Hostess code should be entered, ensure you are shopping with me to be in the draw

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Buy 3 Get 1 FREE

august promo

 

Buy (3) packs Designer Series Paper and receive (1) of your choice FREE from 1 Aug – 31 Aug.

These items don't qualify for the offer:

  • Designer Series Paper Stacks
  • Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • Designer Series paper ordered through hostess benefits
  • No limits.  Order six?  You'll get two for FREE.  Nine?  You'll get three for FREE
  • Check out our Designer Series Papers in the annual catalgoue pages 151, 153 & 154.

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