DIY Paper Crafting: Make it like the catalog display -Bookmarks! How did they make those bookmarks on page 20 in the Annual Catalog was a question I received recently!  So, I ordered the bundle and played!

And it has inspired me to do a series on projects in the Stampin’ Up catalog!  So when you see this graphic you will know what it means! 

There are loads of handmade cards and paper crafting projects in the catalog–from bookmarks, 3D projects, gift tags, & note cards so let me show you how to make some of these in this new series!

Make it like the catalog display Bookmarks! Video:

Bookmarks with Botanical Bliss Stampin Up bundle

This Botanical Bliss bundle comes with Framelits that were a little confusing at first.  I did my typical run-all-the-Framelits-thru-scratch cardstock to see what they do and then the light bulb went off!

Stampin Up Botanical Bliss tutorial with Sharon Armstrong

As a Demonstrator I have access to the Supply List for all of the samples in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog and when I pulled it up it called for Very Vanilla Cardstock and Very Vanilla Bakers Twine.  Since I did not have Very Vanilla Baker’s Twine I changed everything to White!

Handmade Bookmarks Tutorial with Sharon Armstrong

The Instructions on page 20 said to cut the cardstock 2 1/2″ but to me that was too wide since the framelit measures 2″ and I felt it looked better at 2″.  I used Whisper White Thick cardstock for stability and cut it 2″ x 5 1/2″ since the Framelit takes up about 2″ at the top of the strip of cardstock.

Bookmarks with Stampin' Up Botanical Bliss

The real trick to making the bookmarks is that you have to run the Framelit thru three times!  Once with the Whisper White then I used Petal Pink for the flower and Granny Apple Green for the leaves.  As you can see on the video I had to do some fussy cutting to make it all fit!

DIY Paper Crafting: Make it like the catalog display Bookmarks Supplies:

Whisper White Thick Cardstock – 2″ x 5 1/2″

Petal Pink Cardstock – scrap

Petal Pink – 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ punch ends with Triple Banner Punch

Pear Pizazz Cardstock – scrap

Versamark Ink

White Emboss Powder

Heat Tool

Blushing Bride Ink

Share What You Love Artisan Pearls

Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon

Triple Banner Punch

Thick White Baker’s Twine

DIY Paper Crafting: Make it like the catalog display Bookmarks Instructions:

Use the Rose Framelit and run the Whisper White, Petal Pink and Pear Pizazz cardstock thru as shown on the video

Stamp three flowers with Versamark Ink, pour White Emboss Powder over images and heat set

Stamp Sentiment on Petal Pink banner with Fresh Fig

Cut out leaf image with Whisper White and framelits, add to bookmark with Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Cut a piece of ribbon to fit the banner, add with Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Add Banner to bookmark with Dimensionals

Use a Dauber to add color to the flowers that you embossed, this is called Emboss Resist!

Add Pearls

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Q&A About Joining Stampin’ Up!

Question – What is the Quarterly Minimums for being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?

Answer – The minimum is $300 per quarter.
However, the cool thing is if you take advantage of the July promotion and join now then you not have to place another order this quarter!

The quarter is July, August, September.
You would need to place a $300 order during the months of October, November, December
that can be in any amount as long as $300 total is placed before the end of December.

If for some reason you can’t get the $300 placed by end of December SU will allow you to be in Pending in January 2018 but they will add another $100 to any amount you are short.

With the Holiday Catalog coming in September and Saleabration in January you will have lots to chose from!

Plus when you join you will receive FREE catalogs.
Give those to your friends!
Let them help you meet your minimums by ordering thru you!

I am happy to chat on the phone if you have more questions!  Simply hit the Contact Me button above and supply your telephone number!

Free Ink Pads during July

July is a great time to do this with those 10 FREE stamp pads!


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