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Turtley Awesome with Glenda Calkins

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Friday, June 23, 2017

I’m trying to use up my 6 x 6 pack of the Under the Sea Prints and this particular print was calling for the Turtley Awesome turtle.

I also was trying to come up with a way to use the print on more than one card and not have a lot of scraps. So if you cut the print 3 X 5 1/2″ you will get 2 cards out of 1 of the 6 x 6 sheets. If you cut it first at 5 1/2″ you will have a long 1/2″ strip that you can use on the inside of your card to decorate that as well.

I stamped the Turtle on a piece of Butter Cream card stock and then colored it in using the Lemon Grass, Fresh Forest, and Oatmeal Cookie reinkers with the Fusion Blender and a Blending Brush.

I die cut out the turtle with the coordinating turtle die.

The Satin ribbon is the Lemon Grass tied in a bow and then I tied a wooden button on top of that.

The finishing touch a couple of the gorgeous Sea Stones. These Sea Stone will be gone at the end of June so don’t delay get them today!

Here is your shopping list for today’s card:

Click on the products that you need and add them to your cart.

Break Up List? – This is a list of products that are retiring and everything is 30% off!

Click HERE to view the Break Up list.

The Break Up List items are while supplies last and will end on June 30th.

If you would like a FREE copy of this New Catalog all you need to do is place a min. $75.00 order with me and I’ll send you the New Catalog Plus the unlock code for my featured project for the month of June Greeting Bouquet.

This month’s featured project is just gorgeous! Love the embossed look and the card box is different and uses just 1 sheet of 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of card stock.

You can make the box and all 4 cards in the same color combination or mix it up like I did; the choice is yours!

If you wish to pre-order the New Catalog you can do that as well on my website HERE. Just click on Shop and enter in the Search CL-0025.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp. You can now place any size orders you want and you will receive the Hostess FREE, FREE ATS stamps and Bloom Benefits! LOVE THIS!

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit and you will be prompted!

Orders can be placed HERE.

Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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Snappy Birthday Bundle with Glenda Calkins

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

I hear all the time in my classes or at Make It Parties “I’m not creative or I’m not crafty”. Well today’s card just goes to show you that you do not have to be creative or crafty.

Have you seen this card before? You may recognize it from the Spring Into Summer mini catalog pg 23? I changed it ever so slightly actually made it easier with less steps; but if you hadn’t seen the catalog you would never had known I sorta kinda copied it. 🙂

You do not have to be crafty or creative to make cards; you have 2 Gorgeous Fun Stampers Journey catalogs to get your inspiration from. If you have been stamping for a while you have lots of mini’s and catalogs to get your ideas and inspiration from.

Sometimes we forget what we have at our fingertips everyday!

Use your catalogs not only to place orders from but for ideas on color combinations and layouts. You might not have everything you see on the card but change it up. Once you get going on the card you’ll see how easy it is to change something and make it your own.

Keep in mind that the Snappy Birthday Bundle is only available until the end of June so if you Love It make sure to order it.

It’s hard to see on the picture but I added a little Sparkle Silk to my finished card.

I think I’m going to make an Anniversary Card using it for Bill; I love the Thanks for Loving me even when I’m Crabby sentiment. 🙂

Here is the supply list for My version:

Click on the products you wish to purchase and add them to your cart.

Break Up List? – This is a list of products that are retiring and everything is 30% off!

Click HERE to view the Break Up list.

The Break Up List items are while supplies last and will end on June 30th.

If you would like a FREE copy of this New Catalog all you need to do is place a min. $75.00 order with me and I’ll send you the New Catalog Plus the unlock code for my featured project for the month of June Greeting Bouquet.

This month’s featured project is just gorgeous! Love the embossed look and the card box is different and uses just 1 sheet of 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of card stock.

You can make the box and all 4 cards in the same color combination or mix it up like I did; the choice is yours!

If you wish to pre-order the New Catalog you can do that as well on my website HERE. Just click on Shop and enter in the Search CL-0025.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp. You can now place any size orders you want and you will receive the Hostess FREE, FREE ATS stamps and Bloom Benefits! LOVE THIS!

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit and you will be prompted!

Orders can be placed HERE.

Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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FSJ Flower Swirls #2

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Saturday, June, 17, 2017

This was another card we made at convention using the Flower Swirls Bundle.

We did a different technique for the background and I’ll be showing you that technique when the new catalog goes live as we used new products. 🙂

We stamped the sentiment on the Vellum and mine smeared a little bit; I couldn’t wait for it to dry you know. 🙂

This is another fun stamp set that you can create lots of different ways with different techniques.

You will NOT find this bundle in the current catalog it is in the upcoming New Catalog available to order from beginning July 1st!

If you would like a FREE copy of this New Catalog all you need to do is place a min. $75.00 order with me and I’ll send you the New Catalog Plus the unlock code for my featured project for the month of June Greeting Bouquet.

This month’s featured project is just gorgeous! Love the embossed look and the card box is different and uses just 1 sheet of 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of card stock.

You can make the box and all 4 cards in the same color combination or mix it up like I did; the choice is yours!

If you wish to pre-order the New Catalog you can do that as well on my website HERE. Just click on Shop and enter in the Search CL-0025.

Next week I’m going to be rockin’ out projects using my new bundles from convention. So stay tuned to my blog for daily inspiration and ideas come July 1st!

That doesn’t mean I won’t be blogging until the end of June. We still have a few days left to order all your favorites that are retiring from the current catalog; remember everything is while supplies last so get those orders in!

Break Up List? – This is a list of products that are retiring and everything is 30% off!

Click HERE to view the Break Up list.

The Break Up List items are while supplies last and will end on June 30th.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp. You can now place any size orders you want and you will receive the Hostess FREE, FREE ATS stamps and Bloom Benefits! LOVE THIS!

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit and you will be prompted!

Orders can be placed HERE.

Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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FSJ Flower Swirls

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Today’s card was one we made at convention in Chandler AZ featuring the New Flower Swirls stamp set with coordinating Flower Swirls Die.

This beauty was so quick and easy to create and I’ll show you how it was done soon!

You will not find this bundle in the current catalog it is in the upcoming New Catalog available to order from beginning July 1st!

If you would like a FREE copy of this New Catalog all you need to do is place a min. $75.00 order with me and I’ll send you the New Catalog Plus the unlock code for my featured project for the month of June Greeting Bouquet.

This month’s featured project is just gorgeous! Love the embossed look and the card box is different and uses just 1 sheet of 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of card stock.

You can make the box and all 4 cards in the same color combination or mix it up like I did; the choice is yours!

If you wish to pre-order the New Catalog you can do that as well on my website HERE. Just click on Shop and enter in the Search CL-0025.

Next week I’m going to be rockin’ out projects using my new bundles from convention. So stay tuned to my blog for daily inspiration and ideas come July 1st!

That doesn’t mean I won’t be blogging until the end of June. We still have a few days left to order all your favorites that are retiring from the current catalog; remember everything is while supplies last so get those orders in!

Break Up List? – This is a list of products that are retiring and everything is 30% off!

Click HERE to view the Break Up list.

The Break Up List items are while supplies last and will end on June 30th.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp. You can now place any size orders you want and you will receive the Hostess FREE, FREE ATS stamps and Bloom Benefits! LOVE THIS!

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit and you will be prompted!

Orders can be placed HERE.

Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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FSJ Greeting Bouquet bonus!

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

When I was playing around with my featured stamp set this month “Greeting Bouquet” I decided to try something different.

I stamped the flower image using clear pigment ink onto a piece of Bubble Gum card stock embossed it with White Embossing Powder and then decided to outline it and fill in areas using the Journey Color Burst Pencils.

I used the Watermelon Fusion Pencil and the Lemongrass Pencil.

The Watermelon Fusion Background was run through the Amaze Machine inside the Love Stripes embossing folder.

The Ribbon is the Watermelon Fusion Satin Ribbon.

To finish it off I added the pearls.

What do you think?

Here is your shopping list:

Click on the supplies you need and place them in your shopping cart.

This month you can create this gorgeous box with 4 coordinating cards. Create the Box and 4 cards in the same color or mix it up with a different color combination for each card.

To receive the PDF file for this month’s project all you need to do is place a min. $25.00 order and I’ll send you the unlock code for the PDF file and video.

If you place a min. $75.00 order this month I’ll send you the New Annual Catalog (ordering will begin July 1st) for FREE and the unlock code for this month’s project. I’ll mail you your copy of the catalog as soon as I get them.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp.

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit.

Orders can be placed HERE.

Thanks again for stopping by and Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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FSJ Dahlia Burst!

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

This was a card I was thinking about creating for my swap card for the Fun Stampers Journey convention.

Yes, I’m in Chandler AZ attending the Fun Stampers Journey convention. I’m having a blast! For updates and pictures of my time here see my FaceBook page.

Part of attending convention is participating in swaps. This isn’t mandatory but I enjoy getting cards and ideas from other coaches. It is nice to see different layouts, color combinations, techniques and stamp sets used differently etc. I’m in 2 different swaps.

How about a sneak peak of the convention bag?
Dreams do come true! 🙂

FYI – Daily Giveaway on my Facebook Page this week! Go to my FaceBook Page and Like and Share it and I’ll enter you into a drawing for the New Annual Catalog!

Yesterday I showed you my Managers Swap card so if you missed it scroll down through my post.

This card didn’t make my cut but still a beautiful card.

I used the Dahlia Burst stamp set and the coordinating framelits to create my flower and leaves.

The background was stamped using the Vintage Notes background stamp.

The sentiment is from the Sentimental Prints stamp set.

I added some sequins and Rhinestones to finish off my card.
You can’t see it on the photo but I sprayed the flower and leaves using the Sparkle Silk inside a Media Mister.

I also added a little Black Thread behind the flower image.

Here is your shopping list:

Click on the products you wish to purchase and add them to your cart.

This month you can create this gorgeous box with 4 coordinating cards. Create the Box and 4 cards in the same color or mix it up with a different color combination for each card.

To receive the PDF file for this month’s project all you need to do is place a min. $25.00 order and I’ll send you the unlock code for the PDF file and video.

If you place a min. $75.00 order this month I’ll send you the New Annual Catalog (ordering will begin July 1st) for FREE and the unlock code for this month’s project. I’ll mail you your copy of the catalog as soon as I get them.

Orders over $150.00 earn FREE Hostess Benefits, Bloom Benefits as well as an ATS Stamp.

All orders of $50.00 qualify for a FREE Bloom Benefit.

Orders can be placed HERE.

Thanks again for stopping by and Happy Stamping!
Glenda