Bee Mine: One Design, Two Outcomes

Hello stampers and happy Tuesday to you. Time has once again slipped through my fingers when it comes to blogging. I hope that you missed me!! Perhaps you have been a part of my Fourteen Days of Love video series. These gorgeous cards were a part of that, and I now also have a complete tutorial bundle for you to either get for free with a purchase OR if you are a part of my team. Otherwise you can purchase it on my blog here.


One Design, Two Outcomes


I love it when you can make one design and use it for two completely different purposes. This started out as an adorable framed art project. I thought it would be perfect to give to a loved one so they can put it in their work space and be reminded that they are loved. What do you think?

It can also be made into a card which you can then mail anywhere in the world!! We often forget to tell our people how much we love them.


Framed art piece with Bee Mine suite from Stampin'Up!



Of course, I am all about options. The card also has two choices:  black mat or sweet sorbet mat?? Both have their charms as you will see.



Bee Mine large square card with new Layered Florals 3D embossing folder.




Bee Mine large square card with new Layered Florals 3D embossing folder.



Fun Little Bee Mine Tip


While the Bee My Valentine stamp set is adorable, the Bee Mine paper is over the top!!! You can cut myriad images out of this paper. Some of it is a little busy for my taste, so use it in small doses, OR cut out the adorable bees and use them as fun accents. For these cards I also fussy cut the jars and the honey pot. It really isn’t difficult and it makes for very affordable crafting.

The other great tip is to use white embossing on black cardstock for your sentiments. It really pops in contrast to the yellow and red backgrounds and it coordinates with the gingham ribbon. Repetition is a great design technique!



Bee Mine large square card with new Layered Florals 3D embossing folder.


Valentine’s Day Present


For one day only, I am offering buy one get one free for pdf tutorials. This is how it works. Purchase one tutorial from me on my blog, then message me to let me know which tutorial you would like for free and I will send it to you. Valid on February 14, 2024 only.

Of course the very best present you can give yourself as a papercrafter is the starter kit. You can get the beautiful glass plate, silicone palette and gray shammy as a free bonus OR you can an extra $41 in product which is enough for you to be able to put the die cutting machine in your kit!!! Here is the link if you want to join my Canadian team. If you live in Europe, join my team here. Either way, I can promise you that we will have a LOT of fun together, plus I have 18 years of expertise as a demonstrator that I can share with you.



Fourteen Days of Love pdf tutorial bundle by The Pampered Stamper.



Bee Mine Video Tutorial


Seeing is believing, so here is a video tutorial for you. See first hand how I made these cards. You can pause and fast forward as often as you like, you are the boss!!! Thanks so much for joining me today. Hugs from Holland, Jackie




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Gloriously Made Bouquet Card

Hello stampers and happy Monday to you. Gloriously Made is a stunning bundle that you may have overlooked in the annual catalog. The dies are my favourite things in this bundle but the stamps are also glorious, pardon the pun. This set is aptly named!




Gloriously Made dies combine for a lovely bouquet on this clean and crisp card.


The card above was inspired by Jenni Pauli a fellow demonstrator from Germany. I attended her 10 year stampversary event in May and she had a slimline card that inspired this one. I love the soft colours of Lemon Lolly and Soft Sea Foam.


Masking Technique Card


You can also use your dies from Gloriously Made to make your own acetate mask and then use it to make this stunning card. Bojo Blue, Old Olive and Vellum cardstock combine for a soft look.


Gloriously Made dies and stamp set used for this great masking technique card. All supplies Stampin'Up!



With the card above and the card below, you can see how lovely the sentiments are when they are stamped in Versamark on black cardstock and then embossed in white. It makes for such a great contrast and makes up for the small size of the font. If you want to see a short video of how to do this technique, you can check it out here.



Gloriously Made dies and stamp set used for this great masking technique card. All supplies Stampin'Up!


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What do you love about my blog?


I like to end my blog posts on a personal note, and today I am wondering what you love about my blog? What prompts you to come to my blog and read my posts? If you have any feedback, I would love to hear it. Are the links in my product list helpful to you? Have you considered shopping with me or joining my team? Do you just read the blog posts or do you check out the other sections on my blog? So many questions, and I hope that you consider answering some of them.

Have a super day and happy stamping.


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Nested Essentials Dies for Patchwork Effect

Hello stampers and happy Friday to you. Today I am so very excited to share a fun card with you that I designed last week. I call it the Patchwork Effect card using the Nested Essentials dies. The second card that I am sharing uses the pieces that I had made when playing with the design for this card. Always take time to play my friends, that is when the magic happens!


Patchwork Effect Card


Patchwork Effect card using Nested Essential Dies and One Horse Open Sleigh paper and the 3D Fern embossing folder.All supplies Stampin'Up!



I made these cards for my exclusive Prime Time group. Each Thursday I made a video just for them! This group was started during COVID19 to keep my business going when I couldn’t do my weekly coffee and a card classes. Membership is only $10 a month (in three month instalments) and members also get a monthly pdf tutorial bundle worth more than that, so it is a really great deal. Want to join too? Click here. You will be glad you did!



Nested Essentials dies, Fern Embossing folder and One Horse Open Sleigh paper for a fantastic card.


I forgot to add the embossing folders to my product list. For the patchwork effect card I used the Fern 3D embossing folder and for the other card I used the Basics 3D embossing folders that are only available as online exclusives. Click on the blue words (the link) and you will be in my Canadian online store.


One More Idea for the Nested Essentials Dies


I was going to write a separate blog post with this card, but then I thought, why not spoil you with lots of great ideas for both the One Horse Open Sleigh paper AND the Nested Essentials Dies? Which card is your favourite?


Nested Essentials dies combine with One Horse Open Sleigh paper for this delightful card. All supplies Stampin'Up!


Video Tutorial


I DO have a video tutorial for you for this card. Have you checked out my YouTube channel? It’s like having a free class every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with a video being posted at 10am EST which is 4pm in the Netherlands or 3pm in the UK. That is probably around midnight down under depending on where you are in Australia or New Zealand!



Have a Great Weekend!


I hope you all have a great weekend. Are you going to be adding the Nested Essentials dies to your next order? If you are, I hope you choose me as your demonstrator! Everyone who orders through me gets a free pdf tutorial bundle. At least one, and up to three! Have a super day.


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Tinted Embossing Paste Butterfly

Hello stampers and happy Wednesday to you. Today I have a beautiful tinted embossing paste butterfly card for you. If you have been following me on my YouTube channel, then you might know that I have been a little obsessed with embossing paste. Once you open a jar, you just want to keep playing. Want to see what I made??


Beautiful tinted embossing paste butterfly


First off:  a disclaimer. The Butterflies & Flowers layering decorative masks are no longer available. Every year Stampin’Up! “retires” some products and this is one such product. They have different masks available now but this was one I had on hand that would really show off the tinted embossing paste technique.

I first used a blending brush to make a solid butterfly image. Then I used the detailed image at the bottom to use with the embossing paste. Just two drops of pool party reinker were added to about a tablespoon of embossing paste. I put it in a little bowl and stirred it with the smallest palette knife. If you want to see the whole card being made, just watch the YouTube video tutorial at the end of this blog post.


Tinted embossing paste butterfly card using decorative masks from Stampin'Up!


Here you can see how nice the tinted embossing paste looks up close.


Tinted embossing paste butterfly card using decorative masks from Stampin'Up!


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More Embossing Ideas


Did you know that I am a member of the International Create With Us tutorial bundle team? This month our tutorial bundle features embossing folders. You can get this fifteen card tutorial for free if you order online through me or you can purchase it in the tutorials section of my blog. Below is a sneak peek of our tutorial. PDF tutorials are a great way to jump start your creativity and to become a more talented stamper. Enjoy!!


Create With Us International Tutorial Bundle: 15 projects with Embossing Folders


Thanks for joining me today, I hope you have a super day!






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Glorious Gingham

Hello stampers and happy Friday to you. Today I have a fresh and vibrant card for you using Glorious Gingham paper. Gingham is always great for spring and summer and I really do love the combination of Lemon Lime Twist with Orchid Oasis, don’t you? Once again, you will see that I have pulled out the Nested Essentials dies. Did you know that these dies include three different shapes in four different sizes?


Glorious Gingham paper, Nested Essentials dies and Layering Leaves stamp set combine for a fresh and vibrant card. All supplies Stampin'Up!


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More Glorious Gingham Inspiration


Here are a few favourite finds of mine from other demonstrators who have used Glorious Gingham in their creations. Which one is your favourite?


card by Terri Lynn Bright

This one is by Terri Lynn Bright and you can check out her blog post here.


Brewed for You fun fold card by Kathi Ondus


This Brewed for You fun fold card is by Kathi Ondus, and you can check out her blog post here.


Gingham blanket card by Mary Brown


This card is by Mary Brown and you can find her blog post here. I love how she used the die from the So Refreshing Bundle to make the gingham blanket.


Last Few Days!


Just a gentle reminder that you only have a few days left to get Bonus Bucks. With each $60 purchase you get a $6 coupon code to redeem in August. That’s a nice ten percent savings. If you choose to get my July special which is Timeless Arrangements, you will get a 20% cash back from the catalog price from me!


Bonus Bucks offer from Stampin'Up! In Canada get a $6 coupon code for every $60 you spend and redeem them in August.


Thanks for joining me here today, I hope you have a super day!!



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Amazing Embossing Paste Trick with Trucking Along Bundle

Hello stampers and happy Friday. Today I am sharing a super fun technique with embossing paste. Did YOU know that Stampin’Up! sells embossing paste? My job as a Stampin’Up! demonstrator is to share with you all the hidden gems in our huge annual catalog. Even I forget sometimes about all the amazing products that we have. My embossing paste was hiding in the cupboard for a while too!


Amazing Embossing Paste Trick


A few days ago I created a post sharing my top five videos over the years. One of them was a technique that involved stamping on embossing folders. This inspired me to do something new with an embossing folder and I am sharing the result with you now. Are you curious?


Trucking Along embossing paste trick cards from Stampin'Up! and The Pampered Stamper



Trucking Along embossing paste trick cards from Stampin'Up! and The Pampered Stamper


What to do


First you cover your work surface with a piece of grid paper or computer paper. Put your card down and carefully spread embossing paste over your card front or cardstock layer using a palette knife. Set aside on a new clean surface. Clean your palette knife. If you don’t do this right away it will harden and dry making it difficult to clean.


embossing paste from Stampin'Up! used to make very artful cards


Ink up your embossing folder, either side work for the exposed brick embossing folder. Press the embossing folder into the embossing paste surface of your card. Press down firmly and then carefully peel it away. Watch my video as seeing is believing!


embossing paste from Stampin'Up! used to make very artful cards


Spritz the back of your cardstock with water so that it doesn’t end up curling. When your embossing paste is dry (this could take a few hours) press it down with a few punches stacked on top of each other. This helps flatten your card.

After the embossing paste is dry and the card is flattened you can add your other elements using either liquid adhesive or dimensionals.


Trucking Along embossing paste trick cards from Stampin'Up! and The Pampered Stamper


Which is your favourite colour? Cherry cobbler, Pebbled Path or Copper Clay for the embossing paste embossed exposed brick wall?



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Prime Time With The Pampered Stamper


This video was intended for my private Prime Time group. You can also join this group. It costs $30 for three months. What do you get? First you get a weekly exclusive video tutorial each Thursday at 10am EST. Each Wednesday I post the supply list as well as the dimensions of your paper pieces. Each month you get a free 15 card pdf tutorial which is worth from 15-20 dollars. You can see that your ten dollars a month is a true bargain. Click here to join.

Thanks so much for joining me on my blog today. I love being a Stampin’Up! demonstrator in both Canada and Europe. If you need one, you know where to find me! Have a super day.


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