You Are…

I love the You Are (AT-0228) stamp.  It speaks volumes on its own and makes a great focal point for your card or scrapbook page.

I used Bubble Gum (CS-0099) cardstock for the card base and then cut two smaller panels (Watermelon Fusion (CS-0039) cardstock and Through The Year Prints (PP-0050) to layer on top of it.

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I love this paper – so pretty, love the gold outline.

I stamped The Ink Splat (AT-0108) in Journey Gold (IP-0106) on to a piece of Whip Cream (CS-0040) cardstock before stamping the You Are in Black Licorice Ink (IP-0041).  Foam Squares (AD-0085) were used to adhere this piece to the card base.

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For the inside of the card, I adhered a scrap piece of the same pattern paper used on the front from the Through The Year prints (there are so many beautiful papers in this pack!!!)  I also stamped some of the images from the Flower Swirls (SS-0228) stamp set in Journey Gold ink to the corner of the card base [There is a bundle option available for the Flower Swirls).  The Be You came from the Take Action (SS-0449) (there is a bundle option available for Take Action as well) stamp set and Dove comes from the Be Brave (SS-0148) stamp set. Both images were stamped in Watermelon Fusion (IP-0027) ink.

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In a matter of minutes you can have a very inspiring card to give to someone.  I made these for the Be Brave Card Drive that Fun Stampers Journey is running but I also made a few additional ones to keep on hand when I need them.

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I love being able to brighten someone’s day!

Below is the information on the Be Brave Card Drive if you are interested in participating.  Please note that you do not need to include envelopes and the products used do not need to be FSJ.  The only requirement is that the cards be 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.

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Cards can be mailed to: 
Fun Stampers Journey
Attn:  Be Brave
1125 W. Pinnacle Peak Road
Building 4, Suite 141
Phoenix, AZ 85027

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Lorena

 

Journey Planner Days/Make Your Mark

I am a visual person.  I do have an imagination but I really like to see products and be able to touch them and work with them.  So while I would love to be able to physically show you every product available for the Make Your Mark Promotion, this is the next best thing.

Check out the Journey Planner Days (Planner Collection) and see what products are being offered in the Mark Your Mark Promotion going on this month.

 

Here is a printable list Make_Your_Mark_Promotion_Flyer_Final[1]as well, this way as you flip through it you can check off the items you would like to order or what you want on your wish list.

So many options even if you are not into planners.  I know I am going to buy these items to incorporate into my cards and scrapbook pages.

You can place your order by clicking on the on-line shopping tab above or by going to http://www.funstampersjourney.com/lorenahann

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Hope you have a wonderful crafty weekend.

Lorena

 

 

 

Later Gator – October 2017 Bloom Box

There is still time for you to get the October 2017 Bloom Box.  You won’t want to miss out on this super cute exclusive stamp set, Later Gator.

This stamp set would make great birthday cards for the kids in your life or what about adding a special note in their lunch with one of these cute little gators!  Who doesn’t like a little pick me up mid-day!

You can order your Bloom Box today by clicking on the shopping tab above, going to http://www.funstampersjourney.com/lorenahann or clicking the supply list at the end of this post.

Check out this cool video that Fun Stampers Journey put together previewing the October 2017 Bloom Box.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Later Gator,
Lorena

Be Brave Card Drive

Unfortunately, cancer does not discriminate and I am sure all of us have been touched by it in one way or another.   Fun Stampers Journey is running their annual Be Brave Card Drive.

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The cards should be 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 but do not need to be made with FSJ products, they can be made with anything you have in your stash. They should be inspirational and uplifting.  Please feel free to include a message inside to the recipient.

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Cards can be mailed to: 
Fun Stampers Journey
Attn:  Be Brave
1125 W. Pinnacle Peak Road
Building 4, Suite 141
Phoenix, AZ 85027

Why not make a few cards, I am sure that we all have someone in our social circles that could use an uplifting message also.

Thank you in advance for your compassion.

Compassion is a state of content giving of the self for others.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Lorena

Big Deal!!

Wow, fasten your seat belts, this month is going to be quite a ride!!!  Fun Stampers Journey has so many fun and exciting things going on this month!  Too much to list in one post so be sure to check back often so you don’t miss out on this exciting month.  Or better yet, take 2 seconds to become a subscriber so that you know you will never miss a post.

And drum roll please………………………..

Big Deal Promotion
I would love for you to join my team Bloomin’ Sensation.  Starting today and running through November 30, you can become a Fun Stampers Journey coach for $25.00!!!  Yes, I said $25.00.  The Designer Starter Kit is being offered for $25.00 and is a great deal in itself but in addition, you have the opportunity to purchase the Journey Platinum Die cutting machine for only $50.00 (plus tax and shipping) if you submit a qualifying party order of $150.00 or more in the first 21 days of signing up to become a coach.  That is an awesome deal.  So if you love FSJ products and want to get them at coach prices, this may be the opportunity that you have been waiting for.

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This is an awesome deal!!!

But…..check back tomorrow for another awesome promotion that as a coach you will get even more of a discount.

Are you excited!!!  I know I am!  October is going to be a wonderful month for us crafters.  And I would love for you to join my team Bloomin’ Sensation.

Be sure to follow me on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram!

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Let the Sparkle Dust fly, happy crafting!!!

Lorena

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

I know it is not official Fall yet but how can you resist this card with this wonderful saying.  It can be used for so many things, I have been having fun creating with the Hello Fall Bundle (BD-0299) and thought I would make some Thank You cards to have on hand.  I have found that you can never have too many Thank You cards on hand.  I know I go through a lot of them.  What about you?

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I love this saying from the Pumpkin Kisses Stamp Set.

The stamp sets I used were the Hello Fall Bundle (BD-0299).  I have used this stamp set before on a previous post.  It is just so versatile and a great add to your stash.  The saying came from the Pumpkin Kisses stamp set (SS-00526).  I love the sayings in this set and can see me using them on my scrapbook pages too.  The sentiment was stamped in Dark Roast (IP-0050) ink onto Banana Cream (CS-0087) cardstock.  I find I am using the Banana Cream cardstock more and more especially for fall cards.

I embossed the Maple leaf image from the Hello Fall Bundle using our Gold Embossing Powder (IP-0101) on Pomegranate Splash cardstock (CS-0025).  Then cut it out with the coordinating dies using the Amaze Machine (TO-0134).  I love this machine, compact and it gets the job done.  (Plus I love the green!!).

I stamped the background leaf image in Green Olive ink (IP-0072). Gold Silk (IP-0096) and Cranberry Bliss Silk (IP-0094) were added to for extra interest.  Since the Cranberry Bliss Silk is a little thicker than the Gold Silk, it does add texture to your card.  I added some Fashion Gold (AC-0292) elements (they come in Silver as well).  And there are various sizes in the pack.  I am going to have to stock up on these since I know I will be using them on my holiday cards as well.

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I love the Fall colors on this card.

I took the Banana Cream panel and attached it to a piece of Dark Roast (CS-0091) cardstock before adhering it to my Pomegrante Splash (CS-0025) card base.

I used the Crease Tool (TO-0040) to shape the Maple Leaf (not sure it shows up in the photo) and then popped it up using Foam Squares (AD-0085) .  Added a bow using Natural Twine (AC-0005) and some Glue Dots (AD-0111).

I also like to decorate my envelopes.  I think it gives a nice touch and who doesn’t like happy mail!!

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I love our Oatmeal Cookie A2 envelopes (ST-0119)
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I hope you enjoyed today’s post and that it has inspired you to make some Fall cards even if it isn’t officially Fall yet.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Happy Fall Crafting!!

Lorena

September Happenings

Happy September 1st everyone!!!!  While I am sad to see summer coming to an end, there is lots, lots, lots going on in the FSJ world.  I wanted to pop on and share with you the amazing things we have going on this month.

September 2017 Bloom Box – Hello Sunflower:
The September Bloom Box is ready to order.   When they are gone, they are gone.  If you don’t want to miss out on your Bloom Box, you can become a Bloom Box subscriber.

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Media Mix Promotion (Dare to Play):
We have a lot of products that are 20% off.  These products are a great way to add extra interest to your craft projects.  I can’t wait to try these products.  I love challenging myself and working with different products.  You never know what fantastic creations you will make.

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Media Mix Promotion – Become a Coach:
Love the Mixed Media!?! Love FSJ products?!?  Want to become a coach to receive your coach discount!?!?  Here is our current promotion.

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Starter Kits:
We have 3 great starter kits to choose from to get your business started or you can be a hobby coach and still get the coach discount.  Choose what kit works best for you.  I would love to have you as part of my team – Bloomin’ Sensation!

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This is going to be an amazing month and I can’t wait to share my creations with you.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Happy Crafting!!

Lorena