Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tuesday Tip of the Week and Weekly Deals

Tuesday Tip of the Week:
I feel everyone knows this one but recently I had a customer who said she'd never heard this tip before. 

Stamping with Background Stamps:
When using a large background stamps place it face up on the table. 
Press the ink pad to the stamp surface to ink it.  You get better coverage with the ink this way. 

Place your cardstock face down on the stamp surface,
cover with a sheet of scrap paper larger than stamp surface and press evenly all across the cardstock.  You can also run a brayer across the surface to press the cardstock evenly onto the ink.

Another thing I've done lately is add a folded post it to the back of the cardstock.  It makes it easier for me to lift it off the ink with my arthritis.  I place it at an edge so I don't get the impression of the post it in my image.
Hmm, see I dropped it the first time trying to place it on the stamp. 
Good thing there are 2 sides to SU's cardstock!
Well I didn't press very well across all the flowers,
but that is the charm of a handmade card.  They aren't perfect!
It is easy to make a fun, fast, card with background stamps.
Wildflower Meadow is on sale starting today!
If you place an online order, please use use the hostess code listed above the shopping cart in the right hand column.  This qualifies you for a chance to win hostess benefits in the monthly order!
Happy stamping!

Weekly Deals:
All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack by Stampin' Up!
All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack
Price: $6.95 $5.21
Gold Stampin' Glitter
Gold Stampin' Glitter
Price: $3.95 $2.96
Marina Mist 1/4 Cotton Ribbon by Stampin' Up!
Marina Mist 1/4" Cotton Ribbon
Price: $5.95 $4.46
Old Olive Baker's Twine by Stampin' Up!
Old Olive Baker's Twine
Price: $2.95 $2.21
Tangerine Tango Baker's Twine by Stampin' Up!
Tangerine Tango Baker's Twine
Price: $2.95 $2.21
Wildflower Meadow Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Price: $13.95 $10.46
Wildflower Meadow Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Wildflower Meadow Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Price: $7.95 $5.96

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