Tuesday, March 21, 2017

My Paper Pumpkin March 2017

Bunny Buddies Paper Pumpkin Kit has arrived in my studio!! I love Spring & Easter, this kit is going to be so much fun to make and give to friends and family.

Today I wanted to share the kit contents and show what the kit is intended to make....enough supplies for 9 fabric treat bags and 9 small 3" x 3" cards with envelopes. The Bunny Buddies exclusive stamp set, and Archival Basic Gray Ink Spot.  The coordinating Stampin' Up! colors for this kit are Dapper Denim, Peekaboo Peach, Very Vanilla and Sweet Sugarplum.
The kits are all inclusive with an exclusive stamp set, ink spot, and all supplies to create the projects.
This month's kit will make the above 9 fabric treat bags, and 9 small 3" x 3" cards with envelopes.  All the embellishments are included too!  You can also use the supplies and think outside the box to create your own alternative projects. 

Leave a comment and let me know if you would like to start receiving your own My Paper Pumpkin kit each month delivered directly to your mailbox.

Thanks so much for stopping by today, Check back and I will have some alternative projects to share using this kit. Have a creative day. 

Live, Laugh, Love and STAMP!
~Barbara Welch

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Stampin Friends Easter Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stampin Friends March Blog Hop!  The theme this month is Easter. I am glad you are here, to keep going through all the blogs you will simply follow the Blog List for the hop (below) to see all the amazing creations!

This month we are happy to have two amazing guest hoppers that you will want to check out!
Mandy Reedyk
Sue Vine

Now let's jump right in to my projects!  All items I have used are from Stampin' Up! ®

Easter Card:
Closeup of card
I used the Basket Bunch Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog.  The colors are Mint Macaron and Calypso Coral.

Easter Treat Box:
This adorable treat box would be welcome in anyone's Easter basket don't you think?  It is a 2" x 2" clear treat box, decorated with Blushing Bride Designer Series Paper. The above photo shows the front of the box. 
The above photo shows the inside which holds an EOS Lip Balm and strips of Mint Macaron cardstock cut using the Fringe Scissors.
This photo shows the sentiment on the back of the treat box.

I hope you enjoyed seeing the projects I created!  You’re at Barbara Welch’s blog to help orient yourself. Simply Click Elizabeth Jeanne's name on the list below and you will continue through the hop. 

BLOG LIST

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you will take a moment to leave a comment and let me know your favorite thing about my projects. Please subscribe to my blog if you haven't already and you will be first to know when I add a new post.

Live, Laugh, Love and STAMP!
~Barbara

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SUpplies:
Card:
Stamps:  Basket Bunch
Paper:  Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Whisper White, Crumb Cake 
Designer Series Paper:  Succulent Garden
Ink:  Basic Black, Soft Suede, Garden Green, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Smoky Slate
Markers:  Pink Pirouette, Pool Party
Accessories:  Blender Pens, Big Shot, Basket Builder & Layering Ovals Framelits, Falling Petals Emb. Folder, Linen Thread, Mint Macaron Sheer Linen Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals, Fast Fuse Adhesive, Tombow Liquid Glue, Paper Snips
Treat Box:
Stamps:  Basket Bunch
Paper:  Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron, Peekaboo Peach, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper:  Subtles DSP Pack (Blushing Bride)
Ink:  Soft Suede, Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso
Accessories:  Clear Treat Box, Big Shot, Basket Builder Framelits, Fringe Scissors, Stampin' Dimensionals, Fast Fuse Adhesive, Paper Snips

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Stampin Friends February 2017 Blog Hop


Welcome to the Stampin Friends Blog Hop.  I am so excited to be a regular this year.  This months theme is Black, White and One other Color.  If you are following along the hop, you have arrived from Andrea's Blog.  Click the previous button to return to her blog.

Don't forget to click the Next button at the bottom to continue on the hop with Elizabeth's Blog.  There are a total of 15 blogs.

Welcome to our Guest Bloggers this month:
Bibiana Cameron
Maria Willis
Lana Staab

Let's get right to my projects.  All supplies are from Stampin' Up!®

Make Others Happy Card

Card Open shows the cut layer of the front
Happy Birthday Card


Card Open to show the fold and inside of card















Party Favors
                 

Click the Next button to go to Elizabeth's Blog and continue through the hop.  Each stop along the way will have creative ideas to share.

BLOG LIST:




  • Barbara Welch - You Are Here
  • Elizabeth Jeanne
  • Kathie Rotti
  • Lynn Streifert
  • Lana Staab
  • Raquelle Clifton
  • Steph Jandrow
  • Twila Davis
  • Melissa Thomas
  • Kirsteen Gill
  • Cindy Slack Waldroff
  • Maria Willis
  • Kim Lamos
  • Bibi Cameron
  • Andrea Tracy-Tucker


  • I am so happy that you stopped by today.  I hope you enjoyed the projects I shared with you.  Check back often for more creative ideas.  Leave a comment, I love to hear from you.  Have a creative day!

    Live, Laugh, Love and STAMP!
    ~Barbara

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    SUpplies:
    Stamps:  Avant-Garden, Tin of Cards, Work of Art
    Paper:  Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Basic Black, Pop of Pink Specialty               Designer Series Paper
    Ink:  Basic Black, Watermelon Wonder
    Accessories:  Black Baker's Twine, White Baker's Twine, Watermelon Wonder                             Mini Striped Ribbon; Blossom Builder, Designer Label, 1-1/2" and 1- 3/4" Circle Punches; Pearl Basic Jewels; Fast Fuse Adhesive

    Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Stampin Friends All Things Love Blog Hop

    I am so excited to be a regular hopper this year with Stampin Friends.  This months theme is Love. If you are following along the hop, you have arrived from Kathie's blog.  Click the previous button to return to her blog.
     https://kathielovesstamping.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/stampin-friends-love-theme-hop/  

    Don't forget to click the Next button at the bottom to continue on the hop with Twila's blog. There are a total of 15 blogs.

    Let's get right to it with my projects.  All supplies are from Stampin' Up! ® 
    I created 2 cards and a treat bag that has chocolate Hugs & Kisses inside.  I used the Sealed with Love Stamp Set, Sending Love DSP Stack and Love Notes Framelits from the Occasions Catalog.

     
    For this card I love this mini hearts paper.  I used the Stitched Shapes Framelits and the Love Notes Framelits.  Don't you love the new Doilies and the grosgrain ribbon from the Occasions Catalog?











    I used Real Red Ink to stamp the cute little squares and the hearts on the little note that fits inside the envelope.  I love this little envelope that is part of the Love Notes Framelits. Gorgeous Grunge splatter stamp from the annual catalog stamped in Crumb Cake to give a splatter background.   

    For the treat bag I used the Kraft Tag a Bag Gift Bags from the Annual Catalog. I scored 1/2" along both sides and the bottom so it will stand up. I used the Wink of Stella on the red heart to give it some glimmer.  The lips are stamped in Real Red Ink.  I love the new Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon that is in the Occasions Catalog.



    I punched 3/4" Circles from the Sending Love DSP Stack and using glue dots, stuck one to the bottom of the chocolate hugs & kisses.









    Click the Next button to go to Twila's blog and continue through the hop. Each stop along the way will have creative ideas to share.
    http://stampalittlelonger.blogspot.com/2017/01/stampin-friends-january-blog-hop-love.html
      
    Blog List
    1. Elizabeth Jeanne 
    2. Raquelle Clifton 
    3. Kathie Rotti 
    4. Barbara Welch - You are Here
    5. Twila Davis
    6. Kirsteen Gill
    7. Steph Jandrow
    8. Lynn Streifert 
    9. Cindy Waldroff
    10. Stacey Lane 
    11. Melissa Thomas
    12. Kim Smith 
    13. Maureen Rauchfuss
    14. Andrea Tracy-Tucker
    15. Kim Lamos
    I am so happy that you stopped by today.  I hope you enjoyed the projects I shared with you.  Check back often for more creative ideas. Leave a comment I love to hear from you. Have a creative day!
     
    Live, Laugh, Love and STAMP!
    ~Barbara 

     

    Friday, January 6, 2017

    Sharing my love of Stampin' Up!

    This week I celebrated my 18th year with this amazing company. Today I am sharing some of my creative projects with you.  These projects are being submitted to Stampin' Up! via this blog post as an entry to be a display stamper for the upcoming OnStage Event in Minneapolis, MN. 

    Everyone has a birthday and would love to receive a handmade card on their special day.





















    Stamps:  Better Together
    Paper:  Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise Cardstock; Festive Birthday DSP
    Ink:  Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo; Smoky Slate Marker
    Accessories:  Big Shot, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Balloon Bouquet Punch, Sponge Dauber, Whisper White Baker's Twine, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Snips, Fast Fuse Adhesive

     
    No Special Reason needed for this card to be sent to a loved one or a special friend





















    Stamps:  Special Reason
    Paper:  Pink Pirouette, Smoky Slate, Whisper White Cardstock
    Ink:  Pink Pirouette, Old Olive, Archival Basic Black
    Accessories:  Big Shot, Stylish Stems Framelits, 1/8" Stitched Ribbon Smoky Slate, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin' Dimensionals, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush, Fast Fuse Adhesive, Paper Snips

     
    Sending Smiles Across the Miles to brighten someone's day





















    Stamps:  Lift Me Up
    Paper:  Island Indigo, Soft Sky, Whisper White Cardstock
    Ink:  Island Indigo, Smoky Slate, Rich Razzleberry
    Accessories:  Big Shot, Up & Away Thinlits, White Bakers Twine, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Snips, Fast Fuse Adhesive

     
    Gift Card Holder

















    Stamps: Hang Your Stocking
    Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White Cardstock; Warm & Cheer DSP Stack
    Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green
    Accessories:  Kraft Tag a Bag Gift Bags, Big Shot, Layering Ovals Framelits, 3/8" Silky Taffeta Cherry Cobbler Ribbon, Project Life Corner Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Fast Fuse Adhesive

     
    A handstamped way to carry a Post-it-note pad with you



















    Stamps:  Foxy Friends
    Paper:  Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Basic Black, Whisper White Cardstock; Pop of Pink Specialty DSP
    Ink:  Basic Gray Archival
    Accessories:  Bone Folder, Fox Builder Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Fast Fuse Adhesive, Purchased Note Pad and Mini Gel Pen

      
    12" x 12" Scrapbook page  




















    Stamps:  Tin of Tags, Better Together, Snow Place
    Paper:  Whisper White, Real Red, 12 x 12 Real Red Cardstock; Candy Cane Lane DSP
    Ink:  Real Red, Basic Black, Soft Suede; Pumpkin Pie Marker
    Accessories:  Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Christmas Greetings Thinlits, Candy Cane Bakers Twine, Stampin' Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, Paper Snips

    I am so happy you stopped by today.  I hope you enjoyed seeing a peak into my creative stampin' world!  Have a creative day!

    Live, Laugh, Love and STAMP!
    ~Barbara