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N C Demo Blog Hop for April 2020

The theme for this months Blog Hop is anything spring! I love everything about spring, flowers, sunshine, warm weather, and birds. One of my very dear friends has been struggling with the stay at home orders in our state and I wanted to brighten her day with a special card. She loves birds and like myself has multiple bird feeders, baths, and houses. We both have nests of bluebirds in our yards. That is why I chose bluebirds for the card front, but that’s not all – when you open the card you are surprised with an accordion fold and multiple layers of birds attached. Here’s how I went about creating this card.

Start with a piece of card-stock, I used Seaside Spray. Cut the sheet to 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ score and fold at 4 1/4″.

Choose a piece of Designer Series Paper (DSP) and cut to 10″ X 5 3/8″. Score at 2″, 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″ and 8″. Reinforce your score lines using a bone folder. Accordion fold on the score lines starting and ending with a Valley fold.

Attach the two end pieces to the card inside (front and back). I used Tear and Tape to secure this firmly since it will be a moving part.

Cut out 5 birds from the Bird Ballad DSP.









Using Whisper White card-stock . Stamp desired sentiment on one piece, the others will be used for the birds. Glue one bird on each piece. Glue the label to the inside folds of the accordion pleats. They will pop out as the card is opened.

For the card front I used a piece of Whisper White card-stock cut to 5 1/4″ X 4″ and then a floral piece of DSP cut to 5″ X 3 3/4″.

On another piece of WW card-stock cut 2 1/2″ X 4″ I stamped the stamp with multiple birds on a branch and colored it in using Stampin Blends. I torn the top and bottom and lightly sponged the edge.. For the sentiment at the top I cut a piece of Seaside Spray card-stock 3 3/4″ X 3″ and a piece of WW card-stock 1/2″ X 2 3/4″. On the WW I stamped a saying in Seaside Spray and adhered to the front of card near the top.


Thank you for joining our Blog Hop this month, we hope to see you every month. Please stop by our other talented N C Demo Blog Hoppers.

Sincerely,

Sue Stapp

Sue’s Super Stampers.

N C Demo’s April Blog Hoppers:

Amy Kinler – 
https://stampinwithaheart.com/under-my-umbrella-with-fable-friends/
Nedine DuPree – 
https://craftloungecreations.blogspot.com/2020/04/nc-demos-blog-hop-flowers.html
Tracie Evans Langley – https://wp.me/pbuEpC-bx
Jo Anne Hewins – https://luv2create.typepad.com/my_blog/2020/04/
nc-demo-blog-hop-for-april-2020-spring.html
Tina Lesson – 
https://stampingkz.blogspot.com/2020/04/april-2020-nc-demos-blog-hop.html
Toni Campana – https://wp.me/p4tAAw-k5
Sue Stapp – https://suestapp.com/?p=369

Ariel Matera – https://mermaidinkpad.wordpress.com/?p=275
Laurie Meier – https://stampedgreetings.com/mothers-day-lattice-card/
Sue Root – 
https://stampin-with-sue.blogspot.com/2020/04/nc-su-demos-march-blog-hop-its-spring.html

Here’s a list of the products I used for my card:

Product List

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One sheet wallet or photo album

Yes thats right, this adorable project takes only one sheet of our beautiful Designer Series Paper(DSP)

DSP is our double sided sheets with coordinating prints and colors. It is ideal for reversible type projects like this one.




WE’ll start with the 12″ X 12″ piece and cut off a four inch strip so we are left with t 8″ X 12″ piece of paper. Now, with the 8″ side along the top of your trimmer or score board score at 4″. Turn the paper so the 12″ edge is along the top and score at 3″, 6″, & 9″. Fold and burnish all your score lines then open up the sheet and cut along the middle score line up to the first 3″ line.




Next comes the folding but first you must choose which side you want for the inside and which for the outside. Once you have done that fold the scored line and the accordion fold the remaining strips.

Now you will glue along two edges to make pockets in your wallet. There will be three compartments. I used a 1″ circle punch placed half way into the pocket. This is where the photo, gift card or money can be placed and easily removed by the recipient.

Next take the 4″ X 8″ scrap that we cut off earlier. This will be wrapped around the wallet and you can choose how long you want it to me. My flap is less than half the front of the wallet

Decorate to whatever theme you would like. You can add stamped images, embellishments, bows, photos or any other desired pieces.

This will most likely take extra postage, depending on how much you add to the wallet.

I have made a quick You Tube video showing the simple steps:

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March 2020 Monochromatic Card – Sepia Birthday

I love the look of monochromatic cards. I think they are very elegant looking and yet I don’t think to do them that often.

I was inspired by a video I viewed of Alisa Tilsner. I asked if she would mind if I cased it because I loved the look so much. Here is my version:

The sepia look is a water-colored cake using Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, and Early Espresso.

I stamped it with the crumb cake and then started layering on the colors using my aqua painter. I let it dry completely then cut fussy cut it out.

I sponged a base that measured 5″ X 3 3/4″ using the crumb cake ink. Next I took a scrap piece of whisper white and stamped it with the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Sale A Bration stamp set, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU. I tore the edges; hint – to get a better effect tear the paper towards you and more of the rough edge will show. I then sponged those edges.

Last but not least is the assembly and embellishments. I used a base of Early Espresso card stock 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ and scored at 4 1/4″. Next is a piece of Whisper White card stock cut at 5 1/4 X 4″. The sponged piece with the cake is then layered on.

I used plenty of dimensional s behind the cake so it would stand up through the mail. I then added a touch of wink of Stella to the flowers for a little extra sumtin’ sumtin’, the final topping was five of the Champagne Jewels. I just love these beauties!

If you would like more information about creative stamping then please check out my You Tube channel at:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHwtLHXpfglU0m_CD6oW5og?view_as=subscriber

Thanks for stopping by today and Happy Stampin.

Your friend

Sue Stapp

Sue’s Super Stampers

Stop by them other March Blog Hoppers creative posts:
> Amy Austin-KInler – 
> https://stampinwithaheart.com/nc-demos-blog-hop-2018-2020-in-colors
> Jo Anne Hewins – https://luv2create.typepad.com/my_blog/2020/03/
> nc-demo-blog-hop-for-march-in-color-monochromatic.html
> Tina 
> Lesson-https://stampingkz.blogspot.com/2020/03/march-2020-nc-demos-blog-hop.html
> Ariel Matera – https://mermaidinkpad.wordpress.com/?p=219
> Tracy Marie Lewis – https://www.stuffnthingz.com/nc-demos-march-2020-blog-hop
> Libby Foreman – 
> https://papersunshineproject.blogspot.com/2020/03/nc-demos-blog-hop-march-2020.html
> Toni Campana – https://wp.me/p4tAAw-i1
> Frances Wagner – 
> https://wagstamps.blogspot.com/2020/03/nc-demos-march-2020-blog-hop-outgoing.html
> Tracie Evans Langley – https://wp.me/pbuEpC-ar
> Laurie Meier – 
> https://stampedgreetings.com/nc-demos-blog-hop-farewell-to-a-favorite-color/
> Sue Root: 
> https://stampin-with-sue.blogspot.com/2020/03/nc-su-demos-march-blog-hop-in-color.html
> Tamra Davis – 
> http://www.theCardLadies.com/nc-demos-blog-hop—i-miss-your-face!/
> Sharon Maranich – 
> https://inkiefinger.blogspot.com/2020/03/nc-demos-march-blog-hop-saying-good-bye.html
> Sue Stapp – 
> https://suestapp.com/2020/03/28/march-2020-monochromatic-card-sepia-birthday/

> Nedine Depree – 
> https://craftloungecreations.blogspot.com/2020/03/spring-is-in-air.html


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August 2019 NC Carolina Demo’s Blog Hop

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Time just goes too fast. Hard to beleive August is almost over and September is just around the corner. I am joining my fellow N C Stampin Up Demonstrators on this months Blog Hop. We were asked to use a floral piece as our inspiration. I did’nt have to go far. My front porch has two beauetful pots. I chose the colors in these pots based on colors I am attracted to and I like to go with something new each year. This spring I saw a basket that had two shades of purple and a coral color combination. It really caught my eye. It has been a very hot month here and they are not looking as good as earlier but I still love them.

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You can barely see the coral color peeking out from behind, but it’s there. There is also a silver colored foliage.

I started with the Bloom and Grow Stamp Set. I stamped the longer floral piece with momento ink on Whisper White Cardstock. I then colored using my Stampin Blends Aldhol Markers so I could shade the various flowers and leaves. I used the coordinating die set, Budding Blooms to cut out the floral spray.

I applied Basic Black cardstock on the front of a standard A2 size card. I then used a scrap piece of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment in Highland Heather. I placed this in the center of the card and arranges the two floraal sprays at the top and bottom using Dimensionals. I added silver glimmer paper using the twig punch, just to add some bling and to represent the silver foliage in the flower pot.

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I enjoy the seasons and as much as I hate to see summer go, I am super excited with the new Holiday Catalog that will be going live Sept. 4th. As a demonstrator i have the ability to preorder from our catalogs and I have already begun playing with the new products.

Holiday catalog cover

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. Happy Stampin’

Sue Stapp

Sue’s Super Stampers

Be sure to hop along with the other talented demonstrators:

blog hop

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Retiring and Retired Stamp Set Inventory- Special Promotion

Hi there Stampin Friends,

This a list of the Stamp Sets I am offering:

Product List

An Open Heart Clear-Mount Stamp Set

An Open Heart Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[135002]
$18.00

Barnyard Babies Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Barnyard Babies Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139328]
$19.00

Basket For You Photopolymer Stamp Set

Basket For You Photopolymer Stamp Set
[141812]
$10.00

Be The Star Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Be The Star Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[135734]
$21.00

Beautiful Ride Photopolymer Stamp Set

Beautiful Ride Photopolymer Stamp Set
[140738]
$17.00

Best Day Ever Wood Stamp Set

Best Day Ever Wood Stamp Set
[139091]
$10.00

Best Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Best Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[138700]
$10.00

Big Day Clear Stamp Set

Big Day Clear Stamp Set
[139112]
$10.00

Birthday Blast Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Birthday Blast Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142866]
$18.00

Birthday Blooms Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Birthday Blooms Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140658]
$19.00

Birthday Delivery Photopolymer Stamp Set

Birthday Delivery Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143660]
$27.00

Birthday Blossoms Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Birthday Blossoms Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139471]
$19.00

Bloom For You Wood-Mount Stamp Set

Bloom For You Wood-Mount Stamp Set
[134345]
$10.00

Bloom With Hope Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Bloom With Hope Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[133952]
$17.00

Bountiful Border Photopolymer Stamp Set

Bountiful Border Photopolymer Stamp Set
[138748]
$17.00

Builder Birdcage Photopolymer Stamp Set

Builder Birdcage Photopolymer Stamp Set
[142891]
$17.00

Cake Crazy Photopolymer Stamp Set

Cake Crazy Photopolymer Stamp Set
[142850]
$21.00

Carousel Birthday Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Carousel Birthday Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142832]
$19.00

Charming Café Clear-Mount Bundle

Charming Café Clear-Mount Bundle
[147508]
$43.00

Chase Your Dreams Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Chase Your Dreams Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142945]
$18.00

Cherish Friendship - Clear-Mount Stamp

Cherish Friendship – Clear-Mount Stamp
[122882]
$13.95

Circle Of Spring Photopolymer Stamp Set

Circle Of Spring Photopolymer Stamp Set
[138964]
$16.00

Cottage Greetings Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Cottage Greetings Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139962]
$19.00

Custom Tee Photopolymer Bundle

Custom Tee Photopolymer Bundle
[144724]
$45.75

Dare To Dream Photopolymer Stamp Set

Dare To Dream Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143769]
$10.00

Easter Blossoms Clear-Mount

Easter Blossoms Clear-Mount
[122057]
$18.95

Easter Message Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Easter Message Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142987]
$17.00

Everyday Hero Photopolymer Stamp Set

Everyday Hero Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143080]
$21.00

Fabulous Flora Wood-Mount Stamp Set

Fabulous Flora Wood-Mount Stamp Set
[141806]
$15.00

Feathery Friends Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Feathery Friends Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[144037]
$12.00

Flirty Flowers Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Flirty Flowers Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[143872]
$19.00

For All Things Clear-Mount Stamp Set

For All Things Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[135155]
$18.00

Forever Florals Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Forever Florals Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[133976]
$17.95

Fortunate To Know You Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Fortunate To Know You Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[145892]
$18.00

Foxy Friends Photopolymer Bundle

Foxy Friends Photopolymer Bundle
[142326]
$40.50

Friendly Wishes Wood-Mount Stamp Set

Friendly Wishes Wood-Mount Stamp Set
[138698]
$27.00

Friendship's Sweetest Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Friendship’s Sweetest Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[145826]
$19.00

Garden Party Wood-Mount Stamp Set

Garden Party Wood-Mount Stamp Set
[133997]
$20.95

Get Well Soup Wood-Mount Stamp Set

Get Well Soup Wood-Mount Stamp Set
[138768]
$13.00

Gift Of Love Photopolymer Stamp Set

Gift Of Love Photopolymer Stamp Set
[141796]
$10.00

Gift From The Garden Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Gift From The Garden Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139356]
$19.00

Going Global Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Going Global Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140748]
$19.00

Happy Home Clear-Mount Bundle

Happy Home Clear-Mount Bundle
[140805]
$32.25

Happy Moments

Happy Moments
[119125]
$10.00

Home Life Photopolymer Bundle

Home Life Photopolymer Bundle
[145311]
$55.75

Happy Home Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Happy Home Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140503]
$18.00

In The City Photopolymer Stamp Set

In The City Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143771]
$16.00

In The Trees Photopolymer Stamp Set

In The Trees Photopolymer Stamp Set
[145850]
$16.00

In This Together Clear-Mount Stamp Set

In This Together Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[133869]
$17.00

It's the Thought

It’s the Thought
[120027]
$10.00

Just Add Text Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Just Add Text Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[143934]
$18.00

Layered Labels Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Layered Labels Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[127072]
$25.95

Let Your Hair Down Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Let Your Hair Down Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[133940]
$9.00

Lovely Inside & Out Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Lovely Inside & Out Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[144011]
$20.00

Lovely Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set

Lovely Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set
[145924]
$17.00

Make A Monster - Clear-Mount Stamp

Make A Monster – Clear-Mount Stamp
[120606]
$17.95

Market Fresh Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Market Fresh Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139344]
$17.00

Marquee Messages Photopolymer Stamp Set

Marquee Messages Photopolymer Stamp Set
[141727]
$21.00

Moon Lake Wood Stamp Set

Moon Lake Wood Stamp Set
[137149]
$25.95

More Than Chocolate Photopolymer Stamp Set

More Than Chocolate Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143689]
$17.00

Oh My Goodies Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Oh My Goodies Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[134090]
$18.00

Painted Petals Clear Stamp Set

Painted Petals Clear Stamp Set
[138822]
$24.95

Party With Cake Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Party With Cake Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140672]
$20.00

Perfect Pennants Clear Stamp Set

Perfect Pennants Clear Stamp Set
[133230]
$22.00

Pun Intended Photopolymer Stamp Set

Pun Intended Photopolymer Stamp Set
[141804]
$10.00

Ray Of Sunshine Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Ray Of Sunshine Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[134210]
$20.00

Remarkable You Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Remarkable You Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[139894]
$33.00

Sending Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Sending Thoughts Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142965]
$20.00

Simply Wonderful Clear Stamp Set

Simply Wonderful Clear Stamp Set
[139128]
$10.00

Six-Sided Sampler Clear Stamp Set

Six-Sided Sampler Clear Stamp Set
[130956]
$19.00

So In Love Clear-Mount Stamp Set

So In Love Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[143216]
$20.00

Sparkle & Shine Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Sparkle & Shine Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140733]
$18.00

Stake Your Claim Wood-Mount Bundle

Stake Your Claim Wood-Mount Bundle
[140224]
$44.00

Statement Of My Heart Stamp Set

Statement Of My Heart Stamp Set
[148108]
$10.00

Stippled Blossoms Clear Stamp Set

Stippled Blossoms Clear Stamp Set
[126747]
$18.95

Sunburst Sayings Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Sunburst Sayings Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[140725]
$18.00

Swan Lake Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Swan Lake Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[142977]
$20.00

Sweet Laughter Clear Stamp Set

Sweet Laughter Clear Stamp Set
[138589]
$18.95

Sweet Stack Photopolymer Stamp Set

Sweet Stack Photopolymer Stamp Set
[138948]
$17.00

Thankful Life Photopolymer Stamp Set

Thankful Life Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143202]
$13.00

That's The Tag Photopolymer Stamp Set

That’s The Tag Photopolymer Stamp Set
[142918]
$17.00

The Open Sea Clear Stamp Set

The Open Sea Clear Stamp Set
[123032]
$19.00

Tie Dyed Photopolymer Stamp Set

Tie Dyed Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143008]
$27.00

Tranquil Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set

Tranquil Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set
[143767]
$10.00

Watercolor Wings Photopolymer Stamp Set

Watercolor Wings Photopolymer Stamp Set
[139424]
$26.00

Watercolor Words Photopolymer Stamp Set

Watercolor Words Photopolymer Stamp Set
[138702]
$26.00

Watts Of Occasions Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Watts Of Occasions Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[143867]
$20.00

Welcome Words Photopolymer Stamp Set

Welcome Words Photopolymer Stamp Set
[140728]
$17.00

World Map Wood Stamp Set

World Map Wood Stamp Set
[130342]
$20.00

Wetlands Clear Stamp Set

Wetlands Clear Stamp Set
[126697]
$17.00