Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop - Last call for Sale-a-Bration!!

Hello Friends!! Today I am participating in the Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop for March 2018. This month our theme is Last Call for Sale-a-Bration!  You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog – Alejandra Gomez - or may have come from the person previous to me on the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects. I am sure you will enjoy seeing all the projects we are sharing!!
There are only two weeks left for sale-a-bration to end, I have loved all the products that we have been getting FREE during this time, don't you agree, this year's offering keeps getting better and better.. this week alone, Stampin' Up! released even more products for the last two weeks, so you can continue to get free items with your orders..  
Anyway, I am sharing today some cards I made during my previous Facebook live, as I used the springtime foils designer series paper!!
This designer series paper is absolutely fantastic!! all sheets have foil which that alone makes it gorgeous, but it also is a thicker paper and it looks like the glossy paper, coloring this paper with blends is super easy, though you will want to practice a little, as the surface is so smooth it feels somewhat different than coloring our regular cardstock. 
I also used the blooming basket bundle for this card, this is a bundle you get FREE when you purchase $100 in Stampin' Up! products, you can see the embossed texture from this bundle on my card front, and by the way, we are being told that this embossing folder will be available in the new catalog being released in June 2018! 
The flower on this card is actually a cut out flower from one of the sheets from the springtime foils designer series paper, and I used the calypso coral, daffodil delight and old olive blends to color it.. and of course I used the shimmer ribbon pack as well, the calypso coral shimmer ribbon is one of the colors you get for FREE on the shimmer ribbon pack from Sale-a-bration.. Like I said all there are a lot of great products being offered in Sale-a-bration.. if you have not taken advantage of this promotion, don't let it pass.. we are in the last two weeks of this promotion.. 

In the following pictures you can see a close up of the details on the flower, you can see more of the foil lines on this paper pack!! this is truly one of my favorites items!!

I love that you get kind of a watercolor look with the stampin' blend on this paper, this designer series paper has a glossy texture, so coloring with the stampin' blends is slightly different, yet super easy to do.

The second card uses as well the springtime foils designer series paper, on this card I colored all the leaves with the old olive stampin' blends!! i love the look on this card, and it is also another quick and easy card to put together... Coloring is so relaxing.. 

The final card is using as well the springtime foils designer series paper, I truly think that this paper pack makes your card making projects go really quick and easy and you will get fabulous projects in no time! I cut out another of the flowers from one of the sheets and colored it with Pink Pirouette and Calypso Coral, since we don't have Flirty Flamingo on the Stampin' Blends, I feel like this turned out pretty well and good color combination.. 

The sentiment that you see on this card is from the blooming basket bundle, in case you were wondering :)

You can watch the video where I show how to make all these cards, I go over measurements and other tips on this video.. it is lengthy as I made all three cards on this video.. hope you enjoy.. 

I hope you can join us at a future Facebook live event!, I hold these every Thursday at 7pm CST at my Facebook Page HERE

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently, you are on my blog – Alejandra Gomez -, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next on the list.

Also here is the supply list for all the items I use to make these cards, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don't forget....

Please remember this is the last month for Sale-a-bration, so for every $50 or $100 you spend, you get free items from the
Sale-a-bration brochure! Please see below the items you can get FREE!! remember there were NEW items added this week!!!


Thursday, March 15, 2018

Sweet Soiree Suite - Facebook Live

Hello stamping friends!!! hope your day is going well so far, we are mid week and I can tell I am ready for the weekend!! 

Here I am showcasing the Sweet Soiree Suite, I made these projects during one of the Facebook live events in February.. I love this sweet and I think this is perfect for Spring!! 

The Sweet Soiree designer series paper on this suite is absolutely gorgeous, it has a lot of flowers and all sheets have silver foil, so all card making projects that you make with this suite look fabulous, no kidding!! 

I also used the better together stamp set, as I thought the flower on this set coordinated just perfect with the flowers on this designer series paper, as you can see on the first card being made.  

I colored these flowers with stampin' blends markers and then added wink of stella.. I love how these turned out, don't you agree with me?

The next card really shows the beauty of the paper, you can see the silver foil really popping up!, I added a clean and simple element as I didn't want to over saturate the card, then I added some rhinestones as well as the ribbon and the card looks amazing.. 

You can see more details on how I colored the focal point of this card.. 

My final project really is super simple, but it makes the paper be the star on this card! I used the side that doesn't have the foil, but I couldn't resist showcasing the floral design, I added little rhinestones on the flowers so there was still some bling on the card 

If you are interested in knowing how to make these cards you can watch the video, I go over measurements as well as how to color and you can see how easy it is to put these cards together. Hope you enjoy the video.

Hope you can join me on the next Facebook live!! I hold these events on my Facebbok page HERE, and these are weekly events, so every Thursday at 7PM CST you can join me and get some inspiration as I show you how to make quick and easy cards :)

Below is the supply list for the products I used during this facebook live, click on the pictures and these should take you to my online store where you can purchase any of the items.. please be aware of my ordering incentive during 2018, so remember to use the MARCH hostess code 737NW3K6 when placing an order thru my online store.. 

Also do not forget it is still Sale-a-bration time!! and you get FREE items on your orders for every $50 or $100 that you spend on Stampin' Up! products!!  

And beginning March 15 you can add the following items as well as part of the Sale-a-bration offering!!! Stampin' Up! is releasing more FREE items to the offering!! Who doesn't like FREE products??!! this promotion ends on March 31st. 

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop! - Easter card using lots of lavender

Hello Friends!!, here I am participating again on the Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop organized by Jessie Holton.. I love that she organizes these hops internationally so you get to see blogs from around the globe, which I think is great as you get to see other designers that you might not normally know about.. don't you think??

This month's theme is Easter!!! which I really love, and usually I love making projects with bunnies and flowers as well as crosses to represent what we are celebrating, and this year is no different!! :) 

I decided to use the lots of lavender stamp set, as I thought this would make a perfect card for the occasion, but also because this is the last month of Sale-A-Bration!!! and I am sad to see this stamp set retiring after this month.. 

This stamp set makes your card making so easy, you just cannot believe it... it comes as photopolymer and it is a two-step stamp, so the positioning is super easy as you can see thru the stamp..  also it gives you the option to do multiple techniques for coloring, you can do the two-step stamping as I did for this card, but you can also decide to water color the flowers or use the stampin' blends and color with this fabulous markers, as I did for the leaves..  

You can see more details on the close up picture.. As I mentioned I colored the flowers with the two-step stamping technique, and the leaves were colored with the stampin' blends, the bow was colored with the in-color markers, I used the berry burst marker, and of course I added wink of stella!! you know that was coming!! lol, I love the shimmery look that wink of stella adds to the projects!! 

You can see the video tutorial for this card, so you can see how easy and simple this was, I am truly enjoying making quick and easy cards.. :) hope you enjoy the video as well. 

Hope you are enjoying the blog hop, thank you for visiting my blog and don't forget to visit the blogs from the other demonstrators participating on this hop, I am sure you will enjoy the creations from all the designers and I am sure you will get some inspiration for your card making.. :)

Below is the list of items I used on my card, so if you want to get any of these items click on the images below which will take you to my online store where you can purchase Stampin' Up! products.

Also don't forget about my monthly ordering incentive!!

And this is the last month of Sale-A-Bration!!! and who doesn't like FREE products!!! also see below as there are NEW products being released today!!! so you get more options for FREE when you order this month!!! there are no limits!! every $50 or $100 will get you FREE products!!  

I truly appreciate your support.. Hope you have enjoyed today's card project.. leave me a comment or let me know if you have any questions.. :) 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Picture perfect party card with celebrate you thinlits

Hello Friends!!, today I am sharing a card using the celebrate you thinlits, the font on the celebrate word is really nice! don't you think? please remember that this is the last month of sale-a-bration and you can get these thinlits for FREE when you purchase $100 in Stampin' Up! products, this is for sure a great item to get for FREE. 

I also used the picture perfect birthday designer series paper, this paper pack has become one of my favorites as it makes card making super easy, and when you don't have so much time, it really is one of my go-to options.. 

I added wink of stella on the YOU word, cause why wouldn't you!! lol, seriously wink of stella makes everything better, I love the shimmery look that it adds to the projects.

By the way, the card base on my sample today is Emerald Envy, this is one of the in colors from 2016-2018 which will be retiring when the annual catalog retires.. Sometime in April Stampin' Up! will be announcing the retiring list with all the items that will no longer be available when the new catalog comes live, however one thing that we can be sure of is that all of the items that are today available on the in colors from 2016-2018 will be for sure on the list, ink pads, reinkers, cardstock, designer series paper that contains these colors, ribbons and other embellishments with these colors, and once the retiring list is announced all items are only available while supply last, so my point to all of this is, IF you like any of these colors make sure you stock up in March, specially ink pads and re-inkers as these usually go within the first day after the retiring list is being announced, and once these are gone, these are gone for good!! 

Here is the list of the colors that will be retiring!

You can watch the video tutorial here so you can see how easy it is to put together this card.. if you are needing to make several birthday cards, the picture perfect birthday designer series paper is definitely the card pack to use, as you can make so many cards in a breeze.. Hope you enjoy the video.. 

Below is the list of items that I used in my sample, you can click on the images below which will take you to my online store where you can purchase any of these items.  

Also don't forget about my ordering incentive!! see below.. 

And lastly this is the last month of Sale-a-bration!! and remember you get FREE items for every $50 or $100 that you spend on my online store!! there are no limits!! 

Friday, March 9, 2018

Picture Perfect Birthday - Facebook Live

Hello Friends, here is post from a Facebook live that I made sometime in February and I never got to share it.. so here it is... 

Sometimes live gets in the middle and I cannot download everything in time from the Facebook live on to my blog.. I am trying to get better at this.. 

Anyway, the Facebook live happens every Thursday at 7pm CST, on my page HERE, so you can always catch the replay even when you cannot see it live!! I do post them right then, immediately, so that one you can see right away :)

For these cards I used the picture perfect party designer series paper and just decided to do two very easy and quick birthday cards, I feel like we always need birthday cards, so this will make it easy to stock up on them, don't you think??

I love that you just add a few elements to your card making and you are all set, in this case I used the solid bakers twine as well as the tutti-frutti adhesive-backed sequins and you have a stunning card.. who would not like to get this in the mail on their birthday?? seriously..

you can see the replay of the Facebook live here!! hope you enjoy, let me know if you have a question.. :)

Below is the supply list of items I used for these cards, so if you want to get any of these items to duplicate these cards, you can click on the images below and these will take you to my online store so you can purchase any of these items..

March hostess code 737NW3K6

Also don't forget is Sale-a-bration time, so you get FREE items for every $50 or $100 that you order from Stampin' Up! there are no limits!!!