Shake It to the End

Sadly, it’s time to shut this party down!  But not before I give you one more sensational card from the Party Animal Suite.  This card brings a little sophistication to the party with a hint of “wild & crazy.” It’s a beautiful shaker card.

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I love how the gray and gold make it elegant looking, but the confetti embossing folder and sequins still say “let’s party!”

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If you’ve never tried a shaker card, you should.  Stampin’ Up! sells everything you need to make and shake!  🙂  We can schedule a Private Shaker Class for you and your friends and I’ll show you how to Shake Shake Shake!

Hope you enjoyed our Party Animal cards!  Look out for my next series of cards that will have you “dripping and licking!”  Can you guess which suite I’m talking about?  I promise you, it’s not as R-rated as it sounds! 🙂

Hugs & Smiles,

Angela

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Celebrate with Candles and Money

As we continue to celebrate with our Party Animal Suite theme this week, today we get to the part of the party where the cake comes out and you reach for the candles…oh wait, I forgot to get candles!  Seriously, who does that?  Me (as I hang my head in shame).  But have no fear, your wonderfully crafty card-making friends are at the party and one of them made a card that literally has a candle on it!  Say what?!

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That’s right!  Once again, a card maker SAVES THE WORLD!  Or at least your party!

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But next time, remember the candles so you don’t have to dismantle your friend’s beautiful card! 🙂

Where’s the money?

Our second card today brings double the happiness.  The first wave of happiness comes when the recipient realizes you just made them a beautiful and fun handmade card!  The “Open me already” sentiment is just too cute!

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The second wave of happiness comes when they open the card and don’t find just a sweet handwritten note, but MONEY…

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…or a gift card or those handmade coupons you throw together when you realize you forgot to get cash or a gift card.  (Don’t do that, unless the coupon says, “I’m going to withdraw $50 from the ATM tomorrow and bring it to you, so be thinking about how you want to spend it!”)

You party animals have about partied me out, but I’ve got one more day and one more card left in me, so stayed tomorrow as we finish up our week of partying!

Hugs & Smiles,

Angela

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Balloons are Popping Up Everywhere!

If you’re not a demonstrator, you might be just a little bit tired, aggravated, annoyed or all of the above at seeing new product from the new catalog popping up everywhere…And you can’t even get your hands on it until June 1st.  All the teasing just isn’t right, is it?  Let me help you get rid of all that frustration by inviting you to let your inner party animal loose as we continue our Party Animal Suite celebration!

The party starts with this simple, yet fun and cheery card which is just adorable.  This would be a great card to mass produce and have on hand to send out to all your friends and loved ones on their birthday.  You could even change the sentiment and make it for a different occasion.  Trust me, they will be impressed with this sweet balloon card!

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Check out all the ‘shimmer’ from the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper on the balloon!

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The lucky recipient of this next card is going to get an extra surprise when they open it.  While the front is adorable enough with the die-cut balloons, adorable banner from the stamp set and the cute birthday hat embellishment…

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…it’s the inside that just “pops!”  Literally!  It’s what makes this suite so fun…the pop-up balloons when you open the card!

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I also love how my Inking Sunrises Design Team stamped “It’s your birthday” onto the balloon on the inside.

As mentioned earlier in the week, this suite is retiring, so get it while you can…IF you can!

Hugs & Smiles,

Angela

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Who’s Ready To Party, Party Animal?

It’s party time!  Why, you ask?  Well, because I’m blogging again…yay!  I’m committing to giving you at least 4 blog posts a week (sometimes more)!  So let’s start celebrating this week with the Party Animal Suite in the Occasions Catalog.  It’s time we all give these adorable retiring items their time in the spotlight…before they’re gone forever (sniff, sniff).

My first card today is all about presents, because what’s a party without presents?!  It’s as simple as using the Party Animal DSP (Designer Series Paper) to make the presents and then die cutting your bows with the Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Dies.  I love those bows!

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Add a little Emerald Envy ribbon and a Party Animal balloon embellishment and you’ve just made someone’s birthday even more special!

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Want more from the Party Animal Suite?

My second card shows off those cute balloons in the Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Dies set.  You’re going to need your Big Shot for this card!

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Next, run through 3 balloons, 1 bow and a layer circle framelits and you’re on your way to putting together this adorable card!  That Party Animal DSP just gives it that extra happy touch!

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I think you should grab the fabulous Party Animal Suite of goodies before they’re gone (if they’re not already by the time you read this)!

Hugs & Smiles,

Angela

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