Vote for your favorite NEW In Color!

For the next few days, I am running a poll on my Facebook page asking visitors to vote for their favorite NEW In Color!  I will then create a project using the winning color and post it sometime next week.  If you would like to vote, please visit my Facebook page HERE and choose your favorite.  Than check back at the beginning of next week to see the winning color, as well as a new project made with it!

Have a great day!  🙂

Nicolle

 

Share What You Love Suite Early Release Begins May 1st

Over the past couple of weeks I have shared a number of projects I created using a brand new stamp set called the Love What You Do stamp set.  It is definitely my favorite of the three sets that I received for my OnStage display board!  I only received the stamp set, but it is actually part of an entire suite of products that is going to be released on May 1st to customers, a WHOLE MONTH before the Annual Catalog goes live on June 1st!  For the early release, the stamp set will be available as part of three exclusive bundles which will ONLY be available during the month of May.  Once the catalog ordering period begins on June 1st, everything in the bundles will still be available, but will only be available separately.  Each bundle also includes at least one FREE GIFT when purchased during the early release, which makes this offer even sweeter!  So let’s take a peek at each of the bundles and what is included in each:

The Just Getting Started Bundle

This bundle is the most basic of the three, and is perfect for beginning stampers!  It includes a free gift of Very Vanilla Note Cards and Envelopes (a $6.50 value)!  This bundle costs $57.00 (before tax and shipping), and the item number is 149524.

 

The A Little More, Please Bundle

This bundle is a bit of a step up from the first and includes TWO stamp sets, as well as TWO free gifts: a package of Very Vanilla Medium Envelopes AND the Share What You Love Embellishment Kit (an $18.00 combined value)!  This bundle costs $91.50 (before tax and shipping), and the item number is 149525.

 

The Gotta Have it All Bundle

This is the most inclusive bundle available and includes THREE free gifts!  The free gifts include the two gifts from the previous bundle, as well as an exclusive stamp called the Statement of My Heart Stamp (a $30.00 combined value).  This bundle costs $127.50 (before tax and shipping), and the item number is 149526.

 

2018-2020 In Color Ink Pads Bundle

In addition to the three Share What You Love bundles, the early release also includes a bundle of the NEW 2018-2020 In Color Ink Pads!  Get all FIVE colors in the NEW ink pad style for only $33.75, which is a savings of 10% off the cost of them separately!  This is a great way to get the new colors early AND save a bit of money at the same time!  The item number for the In Color ink pad bundle is 147153.

So there you have it!  Which one(s) will you choose?  All of these bundles are available for purchase starting May 1st!  They may be ordered in the online store, or directly through me via email at nicollebelesimo@gmail.com!  If you are a new customer, purchasing any of these bundles through me will also guarantee you a copy of the NEW Annual Catalog, which will be delivered sometime in mid-May!  I would love to add you to my list!  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!  🙂

Enjoy your day!

Nicolle

 

Get Retiring In Colors While You Can!

On May 31st, the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog will retire.  Many items will retire along with it, including stamp sets, accessories, embellishments, and more!  Although it is always sad to see favorite products retire each year, it is necessary to keep things fresh, as well as make room for all the new and exciting products that will be released when the NEW catalog comes out June 1st!  One of the most sought after products that retire each year are the retiring In Colors.  This year’s colors are among my favorites, and I am so sad to see them go!  So why am I mentioning this NOW, when there are still two and a half months left until the catalog retires?  Because once the retiring list is officially announced, everything retiring reverts to “WHILE SUPPLIES LAST” status, and there WILL be a run on these colors.  It happens EVERY YEAR!  So to avoid disappointment later, I suggest stocking up on your favorites NOW, while there are still plenty available!

So which colors are officially retiring?  They are:

Which products are retiring?  ANY product that contains these colors.  So while the most obvious products are the ink pads, cardstock, markers, ribbon, etc., that also means that any accessories, washi tape, Designer Series Paper, embellishments, etc. that contain these colors will also retire as well!

 

To see the full line of 2016-2018 In Color products, please click HERE to visit the online store and shop! 
 
Stock up by March 31st, spend $50 or more, and get FREE Sale-a-Bration items as well!

 

If you have any questions about retiring products, please feel free to ask!
Thanks for visiting today!

Nicolle

 

Petal Palette Bundle Swap Card

Today’s card is a card I made for a swap I participated in with my team.  There were 14 of us, and we all used different stamps/bundles to make our cards.  I chose the Petal Palette Bundle for mine!  The bundle comes with the Petal Palette stamp set as well as the Petals & More Thinlits dies, and of course, you save 10% when you purchase the bundle!  Here’s a picture from the catalog:

To make this card, I used a Thick Whisper White card base, and layered Berry Burst with regular Whisper White on top.  I then used an aquapainter to spatter some Berry Burst ink from the bottom right corner up to the top left.  While that dried, I cut out my background die cuts.  I used the large leaves and vine die, as well as the trellis looking one.  I cut two of the vine one, one from Pear Pizzazz cardstock and one from Vellum.  On all of the die cuts I used the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets on the back before cutting.  I absolutely LOVE these sheets!  I think they are so much easier to use than glue.  I always make a huge mess with glue, no matter how careful I am, so the adhesive sheets have been a real lifesaver for me!  I adhered the vellum die cut first, then the Pear Pizzazz over it, and kind of off centered from each other, as I wanted the vellum one to be almost a shadow behind the green one.

Once those were on, I applied the trellis one across the middle of the card.  I stamped the flowers and sentiment in Basic Black, and colored the flowers with aquapainters in Berry Burst and Pear Pizzazz.  After they were dry, I cut the flowers out with the coordinating die from the set, and cut the sentiment out with one of the circles from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  The flowers were adhered with glue dots, and the sentiment piece with dimensionals.

Once that was done, I added a few rhinestones, and the card was complete!  This may be one of my favorite color combinations ever!  I love Berry Burst, and I think it looks great with any green we offer in our color collection!  But I especially love it with Pear Pizzazz!   I think the soft green and the deep pink look amazing together!

You can find all of the products to make this card in the online store!  Click here to check them out!

Thanks for visiting today!  Have a great day!

Nicolle

 

Another Daisy Delight Thank You

Here is another card we made last weekend at my World Card Making Day event!  This one has the same layout as the one I made for my customer thank yous for September.  You can take a peek at that card here.  For this one, I just switched up the colors and materials a bit!  This one features Berry Burst and Lemon Lime Twist as the main colors, along with Whisper White and a touch of Daffodil Delight.  I used the Daisy Punch to make the daisy, but on this card, I left the petals completely white.  The Daisy Delight stamp set has a stamp that you can use to stamp lines on the petals to give them a bit of a textured look, but for this card, I chose to leave them plain. The background of the card was made with the Polka Dot Basics Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  The thank you sentiment is from the Daisy Delight stamp set, which can be purchased as a bundle with the Daisy Punch for a savings of 10%!

Thanks for checking in today!  Have a great weekend!

Nicolle

You can find all of the supplies used to make this card below:

Sending Love and Hugs to You

Earlier this year, I did an “In Color Week” where I posted a new card each day on my Facebook page that featured one of the 2017-2019 In Colors.  I modified the one I made back then for Fresh Fig for my World Card Making Event and came up with this!  I simply added an extra Lemon Lime Twist layer behind the sentiment, and changed the sentiment as well. I love this sentiment because it can be used for so many different occasions.  It is from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set, which is one of my favorite new sets from the Annual Catalog!  Don’t forget, during the month of October, I will donate $5 for each Ribbon of Courage Bundle purchased through me to Breast Cancer Research!

Click here for more information regarding the Ribbon of Courage Bundle.

Hope you like this card! Thanks for checking in today!

Nicolle

You can find all of the supplies I used to make this card below: