Bonus Days Are Here!

Classy Cut-ups Creations

Hello Friends,

Did you get everything you want from the new annual catalog yet? Since it came out only a month ago, you probably still have some items on your wish list, and I have some great news for you!

For every $50 USD/$60 CAD you spend in between July 7 and July 31, you’ll get a $5 USD/$6 CAD Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 2-31. This is a great opportunity to shop from your wish list, whether you buy your favorite products now or later in August with your coupons!

Details
• Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016
• Redemption period:August 2–31, 2016
• An email address is required to participate in this promotion; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.
• It is strongly recommended that participants both save emails containing their Bonus Days coupon codes AND write down the coupon codes in a safe place. Codes cannot be resent if the email is lost, and lost codes cannot be recovered.
• Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed.

This month’s Hostess Code is BS4ZRPJ6. Make sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win. You can call me with your order at (727)698-7509, email me – terry@classycutupscreations.com, or order online by clicking on the “Order Stampin’ Up! Online” button in the right column.

Last month’s winner will receive the Flowering Fields Stamp set!

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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June’s Winner

Hi Friends,
Smiley from Millan.Net

June’s winner of the FREE Stampin’ Up! product is Patricia Gaudio.  Congratulations, Patricia, you have won the Flowering Fields Stamp Set!! I will place your new stamp set in the mail this week.  Enjoy! 

This month’s Hostess Code is BS4ZRPJ6. Make sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win. You can call me with your order at (727)698-7509, email me – terry@classycutupscreations.com, or order online by clicking on the “Order Stampin’ Up! Online” button in the right column. 

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Christmas in July Card Making Classes

Christmas in July Card Making Classes  

Smiley from Millan.Net


Here are the dates and times for my card making classes at Hobby Lobby this month.

Monday, July 11th – 11:00 at Hobby Lobby in New Port Richey  We will be making 4 cards and a Christmas project.


Monday, July 18th – 11:00 at Hobby Lobby in New Port Richey  We will be making 4 cards and a Christmas project.


Monday, July 25th – 11:00 at Hobby Lobby in New Port Richey  We will be making 4 cards and a Christmas project.

If you would like to attend any of these classes, please let me know as soon as possible and I will save your spot. Since we will be making the extra projects, the classes may take a little longer than normal. Feel free to bring a light lunch or snack. Each class is $15.00 and all the supplies are included, except for adhesives. You will need glue or a tape runner, Glue Dots, and Dimensionals or Pop Dots.  If this is your first class, they will be provided for you.  
Bring a friend that hasn’t attended any of my classes and your class is FREE!

Don’t want to have to go to Hobby Lobby for a class?  Invite 4 or 5 friends over for a class at your house, clubhouse, church, etc.  Host a workshop and earn Hostess Dollars to purchase products from the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs.  Call or email me for more information!

 

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Sitting Here Stamps Set with Watercoloring

Hello Everyone,

I hope you all have had a great week and spent a lot of your time stamping.  When I don’t make cards, scrapbook pages, gifts, or altered art more than a day or two, my hands are dying to get busy crafting! I can’t just sit and watch TV at night, I have to be doing something else at the same time.  I’m usually watercoloring (like the card I’m going to share today), cutting card stock for my card making classes, or making gifts.

The Sitting Here Stamp Set is one of my favorites from the new 2016-2017 Stampin’ Up! catalog.  There are so many possibilities with this set.

Directions to make this card:Classy Cut-ups Creations

Cut the Sweet Sugarplum Card Stock to 4″ x 5-1/4″ and emboss it with the Lovely Lace Embossing Folder. Adhere this piece to a Whisper White Card Stock Base.

  • Stamp the swing image on the Watercolor Paper with Black StazOn Ink. Stamp the dog image on the Watercolor Paper and a piece of paper or a Post It Note to use as a mask. Cut out the dog image on the Post It Note and place it on top of the stamped dog on the Watercolor Paper, Stamp the basket image at the bottom of the dog.

    Water color the stamped panel with the Stampin’ Write Markers and an Aqua Painter. Let it dry.

    Stamp the bird on top of the swing and color.

    Stamp the two pillows and the greeting scraps of Whisper White Card Stock and cut them out.

    Adhere them to the stamped panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Glue this panel to the card front.

    I hope you like my card and give watercoloring a try.  Purchase the products I used to make this card by calling me, emailing me, clicking on the products below, or clicking on the “Order Stampin’ Up! Online” button in the right column.

    This month’s Hostess Code is BS4ZRPJ6Make sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win.  Last month’s winner received the Decorative Label Punch!

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Vintage Birthday Card

Surprise, surprise, I’m posting again! I hope you all are doing well.  My story is the same…busy, busy, busy.  I don’t ever get bored, that’s for sure.

Vintage CardsToday, I want to share a vintage birthday card I made using one of the images from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set.  I’ve used several retired items on the card, but you can substitute any stamps or ribbon you have on hand.

 

 

Here are the directions:

  1. Stamp background stamp on a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock in Crumb Cake Ink. Sponge the edges with the same color.
  2. Wrap the stamped background panel with ribbon and adhere it to a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ Very Vanilla card base. Sponge the edges of the card base with Crumb Cake Ink.
  3. Stamp the flower image from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set on a 3″ x 4″ piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock in Black StazOn Ink.
  4. Stamp the dots image around the flower with Blushing Bride Ink.
  5. Watercolor flower and leaves using Pink Pirouette, Blushing Bride, Mossy Meadow, and Pear Pizzazz re-inkers.
  6. Sponge around the edges with Crumb Cake Ink.
  7. Glue onto a 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ piece of Blushing Bride Card Stock and place it on the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Punch tiny flowers and adhere to stamped panel. Add a hat pin to ribbon.

It was an easy card to make even though it takes a little time.

It’s almost the end of June already! Tomorrow is the last day to get 2 FREE stamp sets when you sign up as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.

Until tomorrow–Have a great day!

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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What Will You Purchase First From the SU 2016-2017 Catalog?

Hi Friends,

Today is the day! The first day you are able to purchase new products from the Stampin’

2016 - 2017 Stampin' Up! Catalog

2016 – 2017 Stampin’ Up! Catalog

Up! 2016-2017 Catalog.  I want to share with you some of the first things I will be ordering…I can’t wait until they arrive.

The first item is the new Big Shot Platform (142802), which replaces the hinged, bulky platform that was originally included with a Big Shot. This platform is sooo much easier to use! It’s only one piece (like the Magnetic Platform), but has as adapter plate to add for thin dies.  The directions for using the Big Shot for each type of die or embossing is printed on the platform to make it so easy to use.

Watch this video to see how the new platform works.  As you’re watching, pay attention to the Flourish Thinlits (141478)…Another item I can’t wait to receive with the coordinating stamp set – Flourishing Phrases (clear-141534; wood-141531).  If you purchase the stamp set and the dies as a bundle, you will receive 10% off (clear-142323; wood-142322)! 

This month’s Hostess Code is 3GEMVKTKMake sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win.  Last month’s winner received the Decorative Label Punch!

 

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Announcing May’s Winner of the Customer Drawing!

I had lots of entries in this month’s drawing (So many of my customers wanted to purchase the retiring items before they were gone!)  My daughter drew the winning name from all of my customers that made a purchase in May.  The winner is…Paige Donaldson!Smiley from Millan.Net Congratulations Paige!! You have won the Decorative Label Punch and it is on the way to you now.

How can you win FREE Stampin’ Up products?  Simply place an order of $40 or more from me by clicking on the “Order Stampin’ Up! Online” button in the right column, by calling me with your order at (727)698-7509, or by emailing me at terry@classycutupscreations.com.

This month’s Hostess Code is 3GEMVKTKMake sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win. 

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Botanical Blooms

Hi Friends,

I hope you all are having a great start to your Memorial Day weekend! I hope you take the time to honor the heroes – men and women, who died serving our country and protecting our freedoms.

Botanical Blooms Stamp Set

I’m going to share another card we made at some of my classes using the Botanical Builders Framelits Dies and Botanical Blooms Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!  I especially like this one because we not only stamped the design on the flowers, but also decorated the inside of the card with the left-over piece that was cut off from the die cut.

We took a piece of Whisper White Card Stock and stamped it using the large stamp from the Gorgeous Grunge Set and Blackberry Bliss Ink.  Then we cut 2 flowers out of it using the die from the Botanical Builder Framelits Set. The leaves were cut out of Pear Pizzazz Card Stock and the centers of the flowers in Hello Honey.

The die-cut card stock layer on top of the card base is Tempting Turquoise. It was cut with the long die from the Botanicals set.

I love how we used the left-over piece from the die-cut on the inside of the card. We also stamped the envelope, which you can see next to the inside of the card.  I don’t believe in naked envelopes! Everyone is stamped – even my bills!

Botanical Builders Framelits Dies

You only have a couple of more days to purchase the Botanical Blooms Stamp Set and the Botanical Builders Framelits Dies as a bundle with 15% off the price than what it would be if you bought them separately.

 

Don’t forget to check out the Stampin’ Up! Retiring List, as it will be gone after May 31st, as well. Some of the products have sold out already so don’t delay in placing your orders.  See what’s retiring here.

This month’s Hostess Code is YRT74YQHMake sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win. 

 

 

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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Rose Garden Diagonal Pop-up Card

Hello Friends.

I hope you all having been making lots of cards this week.  I want to share a card I’m entering in the Paper Players Clean and Simple Challenge (PP291) this week. The challenge is to use butterflies on a project.Rose Garden Thinlits Dies (Very easy for me to do!)

I made this diagonal pop-up card using the Rose Garden Thinlits Dies, the Butterflies Thinlits Dies, the Bold Butterfly Framelits Dies, and the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!

The card base and the rose were made with Watermelon Wonder Card Stock, the butterfly was made with So Saffron and Whisper White Card Stocks, and the leaves with Old Olive Card Stock. They were all die-cut and adhered to a panel of Whisper White Card Stock and placed on the card front. I added a few pearl embellishments and a greeting stamped in Basic Black Ink.

Here is the inside of the card.  I stamped the flower image from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set in Black Staz-on Ink and watercolored the leaves with Old Olive Ink. This butterfly was made with Watermelon Wonder and Whisper White Card Stocks.

Classy Cut-ups CreationsI hope you like it!

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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The Retiring List Has Been Announced!

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The Stampin’ Up! retiring products have been announced! Some of the products have sold out already so don’t delay in placing your orders. I expect some of the discounted products (some up to 50% off) will be gone in a day or two. See what’s retiring here.

This month’s Hostess Code is 6GAQKT4B. Make sure you use it when placing your online orders of $150 or less (before taxes and shipping) and your name will be entered into the monthly drawing for Stampin’ Up! products. (Don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more before taxes and shipping so you can earn the Hostess Rewards.) Your name will still be entered into the drawing.  Your order must be placed through my online store or me in order to be eligible to win. 
 
New Catalog:
The Stampin’ Up! 2016-2017 Idea Book and Catalog will  be out the beginning of June! If you are a member of my Stamp of the Month Clubs, have placed an order through me since last June, hosted a workshop, or attend my classes, you will be receiving a free catalog as soon as I get them.  If you do not fall in any of these categories, but want a catalog, one will be mailed to you for $5 postage and handling.  Just let me know before April 28th if you would like one!

My next card making class is on Monday, April 25th, at Hobby Lobby. Please let me know as soon as possible if you plan to attend. We will be making a card set and a holder to keep them in.

Have a wonderful day! Terry
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