Monday, February 19, 2018

Magical wishes handmade cards

I have a problem, I'll admit it to you... I love sparkle!  Today is all about the sparkle and the mermaids on our LIVEs that creates some sparkling fun while we connect over card making.

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I love the fun and ease of this handmade card!  Created for our Getting Crafty Stampers @ 7:30pm PST you can see the fun we have this sparkling mermaid celebrates Amazing YOU in style!

~ Fussy cutting this sweet mermaid is so easy with our Myths and Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper (all with Sparkle on each sheet!) using our Paper Snips.
~  Die-Cut the Myths and Magic Glimmer Paper collection with the *FREE Celebrate You Thinlits in the *Sale~A~Bration catalog.
~  Using our Stamping Sponges to highlight the 3-3/4" x 5" Whisper White card stock to create a fun colorful spot with the In-Color Lemon Lime Twist and Bermuda Bay ink pads.
~  Adhere the fussy cut mermaid with Stampin' Dimensional adhesive and the die-cut words with rolled Glue Dots.

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Our Getting Crafty Family scores a fun Exclusive Facebook LIVE each Week on Monday's at 7pm PST.  This sweet mermaid was so much fun to create!

~  Punch random circles in the Picture Perfect Designer Series Paper (I love that the confetti page adds more circles to this fun card!) and Myths and Magic Glimmer Paper with the 1-3/4" circle punch.
~  Stamp the Magical greeting in Bermuda Bay ink and create a fun half circle.
~  Layer over the *FREE Tutti Fruti cards in the *Sale A Bration catalog with Glue Dots and Dimensional adhesive.
~  Stamp with Memento ink on Whisper White this Magical Day mermaid.  Score a BONUS 10% Savings on the BUNDLE of this Coordinating stamp set and framelit dies!!
~  Color in with the Stamin' Blends alcohol markers for fun depth and color.
~  Fussy Cut her with Paper Snips.
~  Add her floating around with Stampin' Dimensional Adhesive.

With bubbles flat to the Tutti Fruit card to raised alongside of the Mermaid for a fun dimensional and interesting handmade card.
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  1. I had to drop by (and ended up subscribing while I was at it, though I drop in now and then) to tell you how much I enjoyed the FB Live show today. I gotta go with the redhead as my favorite, since that's what I am. I really enjoyed reading your All About MEEEE link. I love women who break the rules, so I'd have fit in perfectly with your grandmother and great aunts. It was fun to read about and see the rest of your family, too. What a good lookin' bunch!

    You may or may not have noticed that there's some computer code at the very top of your page. Maybe it's just on my computer -- who knows? It doesn't interfere with anything, so no worries.

    1. Awww us girls.. rules are made to be broken! My dad was a ginger in his younger days.. miss him so. Thanks for the comments and support! The code was an HTML code I can't figure out how to kill - it's tied to my activity and it does no harm but is annoying.. see you soon!

    2. PM me your address and I'm sending you a card for your comments at

  2. I loved your card to night I'm going to make tomorrow . I wanted to tell you I to suffer from massive migraines too and I have severe neck and back pain every day I want to tell you that I will be praying for your migraines and your pain I know it's just no way to live thank you for sharing

    1. Bless you my dear.. I've suffered since the car accident and without weekly therapy (who has the time or $) I struggle.. thanks for your prayers, may God heal you and bless you as well.


What Others are SAYING about Getting Crafty with Jamie

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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