Hey, all! Happy August and hope your Tuesday was great. A few quick updates, starting with new links! Top right on this blog is always a shopping link. Today SU! released an updated platform for our Demo sites, so updated links required! If you have it saved anywhere, update it. Following is the link directly, but know you can always find it here on the blog top right, and on my Sunflower Stamper Facebook page via the "Shop Now" button! Link to copy: https://www.stampinup.com?demoid=30579

Today also started the sales period for the Fall/Winter Mini catalog. So not ready, but it is time to start thinking about Fall and the Holidays!! This should help!! Catty links are always on the right side of this blog as well! Click the picture below to download the PDF file, or right click to save to your computer!

August Code next. Remember to use this with orders less than $150 to earn a chance at winning the Host Dollars for the month - if there are any :) Closing this month on the 25th at 8 pm.

Lastly, August Paper Pumpkin's theme is World's Greatest! Subscribe BEFORE August 10 to get yours! and PS, if you want to ensure you get one, do it sooner rather than later!! They have been known to run out!! This kit is perfect to show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are!! 9 cards and coordinating envelopes, regular size. Distinktive stamps. Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede and White.

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with these cards!!

Thanks for stopping by all! LMK if I can help with anything or if you have questions!!


Tasteful Touches

Hey, all! I finally made it to the stamp room AND created something! Yeah! Always feels good to have something work. Took a few tries, but that's OK! As usual when I'm out of practice I browsed through some of my favorite challenges and the color combo at Color Throwdown caught my eye. Especially after I read the colors :) #ctd604 #colorthrowdown Here is my card

and their graphic

It looks like brown, black and white but the verbal says Terracotta so... I had to reach for our In Color Terra-Cotta Tile! I haven't used it often but I like it when I do. It works great for Fall color combos so keep it in mind as we head into Fall! Also my first use of the Tasteful Touches set that is new in the annual catalog. Love all the cards I've seen with it and like how this came out. I did a background with the squares image alternating black and Terra-Cotta and stamping most off once. The background is Shimmery White which I textured with the Subtle 3D folder. Sometimes just a touch of texture is the perfect step up. I sponged the edge with Terra-Cotta ink and attached to an accent layer of Basic Black. The flower was stamped on a separate piece of Shimmery White and colored with a sponge dauber and Terra-Cotta ink. I went over it with my Wink of Stella glitter brush and attached to the background with Stampin' Dimensionals. I knotted a Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon between the saying and background stamping and attached to a Terra-Cotta card base.

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope to be back soon. It is gorgeous outside though so a few weeds are calling my name. I'm putting a link to my store below but skipping the product links for now as our base website is changing on Tuesday. If you have questions, email me. I will try to come back Tuesday or Wednesday and add products once I know what the new links will look like. Happy weekend all!