Thursday, January 4, 2018

Stamparatus and Party Pandas Card

Hello Friends!

I have been busy getting samples made for my New Catalogue Tea Party on Friday, January 5th.  If you can make it, drop in between 1 and 4 pm or 6:30 and 8 pm.  EMAIL ME if you need the address and/or directions.

One of the cards I made uses the new Party Pandas stamp set available in the new Sale-a-Bration brochure.  You can get this set FREE with a $60 order before shipping and taxes.

CLICK HERE for a pdf of the new 2018 Occasions Catalogue

CLICK HERE for a pdf of the new 2018 Sale-a-Bration Brochure

For this card I used my brand new Stamparatus!  I waited very impatiently while the delivery company held the order for 3 days before sending it out for delivery!  This did not include the days they were shut down because of Christmas.  I held off making this card so I could use the Stamparatus to stamp it.  Talk about a breeze to work with!  Here's the final card .....

 I cased this card from Kylie Page and changed a couple of things to make it my own.  I used the Stamparatus to line up the Pandas, then I could easily stamp more than one without worrying about placement.
This is the Stamparatus by Stampin' Up!  It has 2 removeable plates where you can put the stamps to stamp them with no effort.  Each plate comes off at the hinge so you can turn it around and place a stamp on the other side, so you can have up to 4 stamps lined up easily.  Remember, when you store it, remove the side plates completely and lay them on top of the base. The black foam mat you see is the adapter for use with photopolymer stamps.  This tool works well with photopolymer and clear mount stamps, but will not work with wood mounted stamps.

 Here I am stamping the first image.  I did learn something very valuable, I feel.  When stamping close to the hinges, place your stamp on the plate that does not have the hinge right beside it.  Here you can see I placed the first stamp on the top plate to allow complete stamping.  But, if you do place the stamp right beside the hinge and your image doesn't stamp completely, you just have to re-ink your stamp and stamp again. The image will be stamped in EXACTLY the same spot and you can fix any boo boos.

 The first stamped image complete

 The second image was placed on the side plate (it is now far enough away that the hinge does not impact the stamped image).

Voila!  Stamped exactly where I wanted it.

And the third image is on the other side of the top plate.

  All three images stamped exactly as and where I wanted them to be. No shadowing and no smudging.

And it's so easy to re-ink the stamps and stamp multiples of the same card.  No lining up, no issue that a stamp does not go where you want it.  I am so excited with the Stamparatus and can't wait until I get to start sharing it in the class situation.  The reservation period to get onto the waiting list is over now.  But it will be available in the 2018-19 Annual Catalogue coming out on June 1st!!!

But, the Party Pandas stamp set is available for FREE now with a minimum $60 order before shipping and taxes from the Sale-a-Bration brochure.  I used the Bubbles and Fizz designer paper also available FREE in the Sale-a-Bration brochure with a $60 order.

EMAIL ME if you would like a copy of the Occasions catalogue and Sale-a-Bration brochure and you don't already have a Canadian Demonstrator.

Or you can CLICK HERE and go to my Online Store and place an order yourself.  Please use the current Host Code YXAZQXZ January 1 to 15, 2018 or find the current one at the top of my blog on the right hand side.   If you order online, please use the Host Code if your order is under $200 Canadian and I will send you some Card Tutorials as a thank you. If it is over, you qualify for Stampin' Rewards and can get FREE Stampin' Up! products as well as the Sale-a-Bration items. I will still send you the tutorials too.  You can find links to the catalogue and brochure right under where the current host code is on the top right hand side of my blog.

Have a Crafty Day!

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