Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Stars and Stripes Forever

I think, if you scratched my skin, I'd bleed Red, White and Blue.  I am very patriotic.  In addition, our Getting Crafty Family has been Nationally Awarded for our efforts with our Soldier Care Package as we support more than one deployed troops with handmade cards, care packages and more each month.  So when it is Stars and Stripes Forever Day.. you know that I have to celebrate this awesomeness in our 365 Reasons to Celebrate posts.  What fun we had creating these handmade cards on our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVES. 
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On top of our 4 WOW cards from our 
This Red, White and Blue, Stars and Stripes card was created at our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVE.  
~  With Real Red card stock at 5-1/4" cut 1/4" stripes (7 for the Flag).
~  Adhere Tear Tape to the back of the stripes.
~  Adhere to a Whisper White card stock at 4" x 5-1/4".
~  Die-Cut the Support Ribbons framelits in the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine and the Magnetic Platform.
~  Adhere Silver Foil strip 2" behind the die cut ribbon.
~  Adhere the Die-Cut Ribbon to the front of the card with our Stampin' Dimensional Adhesive.
*BUNDLE and SAVE... these great coordinating Ribbon Stamp Set and Dies are perfectly created to coordinate for easy and fun crafting.  SAVE NOW - before May 31st, as this *BUNDLE is Going, Going, GONE.. the 10% Discount will be gone on these amazing products!
TECHNIQUE:  Off-Set this to allow the Silver Foil to peak through, causing the Eclipse Technique.
~  Stamp the 2" x 2-1/2" Pacific Point card stock with Courage from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set.
~  Frame with the Silver Metallic Enamel Shapes.
~  Adhere with Stampin' Dimensional adhesive the Pacific Point card stock. 
Did YOU Know.. Each Year we gather to create and send amazing care packages to our deployed troops?  We do!  We love to gather and create together as YOU Create cards to Keep and Cards to SEND to our Deployed troops, the funds raised go to support our Soldier Care Packages. 

JOIN US June 30th from 1:30~3:30pm as we gather to Create and Connect with Card Making and Crafting for our Soldiers at the Goebel Center!  
RSVP HERE and Create some amazing fun!
Because I love my family... Creating TWICE Every Monday is double the fun!  Create a vintage and unique honoring card like this.
~  Score at 1/2" lines on a Cherry Cobbler card stock 4" x 5-1/4".
~  With our Paper Snips create a negative area in a small rectangle.
~  Die-Cut these Crushed Curry card stock the mini ribbons from this amazing *Bundle.
~  Stamp the greeting on White card stock with Night of Navy ink.
~  Punch the card stock with the Pretty Label punch.
~  Frame the greeting in the Gold Metallic Enamel Shapes and adhere to the striped card front with Stampin' Dimensional adhesive.
~  Adhere the mini Yellow Ribbons with rolled Glue Dots.

Created with our Getting Crafty Family, did you know that we have tons of creating and connecting happening weekly?!?  We do!  Our Getting Crafty Family scores the discount on our crafting supplies and retreats (hello, Big Bear Lake to Crafting Cruises to Mexico to our One Day Retreats...), challenges, games, inspiration and more!  Join us.. we'd love to have you. 
Join us Saturday, May 26th from 10 ~ 4pm 
One Day, 4 Full Crafting Sessions, Goody Bag, Lunch, Prizes, Raffles, and MORE!

Stay and CREATE!  Create a Ring of All of Stampin' Up!'s colored card stocks to use in creating, a custom color coach using all of the colors and a great framed art.  This BONUS Class includes dinner.
These Ribbons of Honor come to celebrate the Starts and Stripes Forever holiday.  The Yellow Ribbon has for a long time ribbons have been kept as a symbol of remembrance of men and women who served in places far from home. They have been kept especially by wives, mothers and sisters in times of war in memory of their soldier boys abroad. They are powerful symbols of the ties that bind. Many military medals have ribbons attached to them. (See More Here).
    If YOU Comment Below (in this blog post and the daily posts for the 365 days of this fun tour of celebrations!!) I will draw a name - daily - to send a handmade card(picked within two days of the blog post).  That is 365 cards being mailed out! Squeee!!  So JOIN US Every Day for the New 365 Reasons to Celebrate fun tour on my blog!
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The Military is near and dear to my heart with family and friends who have served and given their lives.  I hope YOU will join us and the fun at our future events as we create and send some encouragement.  Honoring our Nation, our Heroes and our Flag.. may she boldly fly forever.

Celebrate life with me and our fun 365 Reasons to Celebrate crafting posts. Shop with ME (and use the Hostess Code at check out) and I'll be glad to send YOU  a handmade gift ~ Happy Mail!!  April is my birthday month.. Join us ONLINE and when you LIKE, Comment and SHARE my online classes I'll send YOU a gift!  Join us In Person at our many card making classes and I'll have gifts waiting for YOU!!

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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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