Happy Tails & Nine Lives “Pet Vet” Framed Sampler

Hi Stampers. Do you have a pet?  Chances are if you have a pet – you have a vet.  How cute would this be in a veterinary office? This framed sampler is made using the Large Letter Dies, Happy Tails stamp set and Nine Lives stamp set. I saw this quite some time ago (somewhere online), I believe the idea came from fellow demonstrator Dori Schneider. I have changed it up some and made it my own.  I plan to gift it to my Vet next time I take Sophie (my doggie) in for her shots.

Sophie is my constant companion in my craft studio. When I have classes, she is SURE that everyone is there to see her!!  She’s a love bug and everyone loves her back.  She makes me happy!  How could you not love that face??

It started with an 8″ x 8″ frame and an 8″ x 8″ piece of basic black CS.  I divided the 8″ by 3 and made miniature squares in Basic Gray CS to place over the base making my grid. (I had to be sure to allow for the spaces between the squares).  I then made a slightly smaller square in Whisper Whit CS.

I cut the letters from Basic Black CS using the Large Letter Framelit Dies. I am so sad they are retiring.  If you don’t have them yet, you need to hurry over to my store and buy them.  They are awesome and I use them for LOTS of things! I decorated around the letters and in the remaining squares using the Happy Tails bundle and the Nine Lives bundles.  Both stamp sets are photopolymer stamps with layers (the cat and dog have various stamps for stripes and spots) and have a coordinating punch, making it super easy. These two stamps sets will be carrying over, as well as the punches.  You can save 10% by buying the Happy Tails bundle from my store now. In the new catalog they will only be sold separately.

If you live in the United States and would like to shop with me you can follow any of the photo links below to get to my online store. When you place your order, don’t forget to use this months Mystery Hostess code – from the bar on the right – for your chance to be this months hostess and earn FREE hostess rewards!

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Valentine’s Day Banner

Hi Stampers. Today I’d like to show you how to use your Stampin’ Up! Supplies to make holiday home decor.  I made this “Be Mine” Valentines Day banner.  This was super easy to make using the Be Mine Framelit Dies and the Large Letter Dies.Stampin' Up! Be Mine Stitched framelit dies and large letter framelit dies were used to make this Valentines Day home decor banner by Lisa An Bernard of Queen B Creations

Each panel of this banner is a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ piece of Smokey Slate CS. I marked the bottom center of one of the panels and went up a bit and made a dot with a pencil. Next, I used paper snips to cut from each bottom corner up to the dot.  Once I had the first one done, I just used it as a pattern to cut the rest of the panels.

Stampin' Up! Be Mine Stitched framelit dies and large letter framelit dies were used to make this Valentines Day home decor banner by Lisa An Bernard of Queen B Creations

I felt the Smoky Slate panels needed a little something, so I used the Sheet Music background stamp and Basic Gray ink to stamp each panel. A 3/4″ strip of Rose Glimmer paper across the top was added next.

Stampin' Up! Be Mine Stitched framelit dies and large letter framelit dies were used to make this Valentines Day home decor banner by Lisa An Bernard of Queen B Creations

I used the Be Mine Stitched Dies to die cut the hearts from Melon Mambo and Powder Pink CS.  For the letters I used the Large Letter Dies to cut them out of Melon Mambo CS. You can use either multipurpose liquid glue or the amazing multipurpose adhesive sheets on the CS before die cutting. (This basically makes them a sticker – no mess!).

Stampin' Up! Be Mine Stitched framelit dies and large letter framelit dies were used to make this Valentines Day home decor banner by Lisa An Bernard of Queen B Creations

I finished it off by punching a 1/4″ circle on either top corner and ran the 3/8″ Berry Burst Metallic Ribbon through the holes to string it up.  How cute is this?!?  I have made the following video tutorial to show you how easy it is!

Video Tutorial:

Here is an edited version of my Facebook Live where I made this banner.

If you live in the United States and would like to shop with me you can follow any of the photo links below to get to my online store. When you place your order, don’t forget to use this months Mystery Hostess code – from the bar on the right – for your chance to be this months hostess and earn FREE hostess rewards!

If you need help with how to use the host code you can find the answer here. If you would like to join me for some classes, clubs or events make sure to visit the events page or sign up for my newsletter so you will never miss out again.

Thank you for visiting please take the time to say hello and leave a comment. I love to hear from you!

These are the supplies I used:

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If you enjoyed this post, please be sure to . . .

  • Join me on Monday’s at 2:30 PM (MT) on my Facebook page for Facebook LIVE.
  • Receive a FREE PDF tutorial when you subscribe to my monthly newsletter (exclusive offers) & daily blog updates here.
  • Earn up to a $45 shopping spree with my Royalty Rewards Program.
  • Check out the clearance rack and save up to 70%.
  • Save 10% on coordinating product bundles!
  • The $99 Starter Kit is the best deal of ALL! Discounts & benefits here.
  • Visit my gallery for paper crafting ideas.
  • Place an order and join my Queen B Creations VIP club for many more FREE PDF Project and Tips.
  • Join my Online Classes to create some fabulous projects using Stampin’ Up! products with great layouts, fun folds & techniques you won’t want to miss
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Merry Christmas Banners

Hi Stampers. Did you see the lighted shadow box I shared with you on Friday? This set of Christmas banners would look great with that. A customer had see the bottom banner in the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog and wanted me to make her one.

Stampin' Up! Large Letters Framelit Dies Merry Christmas Banner and Dashing Deer Banner by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
The Banner Punch Board from We R Memory Keepers was a great help in creating the pennants for these banners. I alternated Real Red and Garden Green CS to make each banner. While they could have been cut with the paper trimmer, the punch board made it faster and more precise. In the top right and left corner of each pennant I used the 1/8″ hole punch to punch holes to feed the 1/8″ ribbon through.
Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer Banner by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
Using the photo in the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog to create the deer banner. There are 12 pennants – 6 in Real Red CS and 6 in Garden Green CS. Each panel measures 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. I started with stamping the Buffalo Check stamp in Memento Black ink onto each Real Red pennant using the Stamparatus to stamp each one twice. This helped create the dark black squares I was looking for. Onto each banner, I glued 1/2 of a detailed doily at the top using multipurpose liquid glue applied with a stamping sponge.

I stamped the deer onto Whisper White CS using Crumb Cake and/or Garden Green classic stamp pad on the body of the deer and applying ink to the antlers of the stamp using a Soft Suede marker. The coordinating Detailed Deer Framelit dies and the big shot cut each one out perfectly. (The magnetic platform helped hold it in place while running it through the big shot making a perfect cut.) For each Crumb Cake colored deer, I cut out a bow from Real Red CS. The bows were attached to the deer and the deer to the pennants using multipurpose liquid glue.

Stampin' Up! Large Letters Framelit Dies Merry Christmas Banner by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

For the Merry Christmas Banner there are 15 pennants – 7 in Real Red CS and 8 in Garden Green CS. Each panel measures 2″ x 3 3/4″. To decorate the Merry Christmas banner I started by cutting 1 3/4″ scalloped circles out of vellum CS using the Layering Circles Framelit dies and my big shot. I cut the Merry Christmas letters out of Real Red and Garden Green CS using the Large Letters Framelit dies and my big shot. Each letter was attached to a vellum circle using glue dots. Additional glue dots were added to the back of the vellum circles using the letters to mask the glue dots so they won’t be seen from the front. A deer cut out of Gold Foil CS using the Detailed Deer Thinlit dies made this banner coordinate well with the deer banner above.

The two banners make a great set and would look great as holiday decorations in your home. The would also coordinate well with the Dashing Deer Frame I created for another post – see that post HERE.

These are the supplies I used:

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Dashing Deer Framed Christmas Art

Hi Stampers. I have been seeing these shadowbox frames with battery operated lights all over Social Media. When I recently had a fellow demo staying with me from out of state, we decided to copy this one that we saw on Pinterest by another fellow demo, Lynn Streifert.

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer Merry Christmas Home Decor framed art by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
I found the shadow box on sale at Hobby Lobby. The photo mat in the frame was originally in the back of the box, I trimmed it a bit so it would fit up against the glass of the frame.

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer Merry Christmas Home Decor framed art by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
Using Real Red CS, multipurpose adhesive sheets and the Merry Christmas Thinlit dies I cut out the words Merry & Christmas using my Big Shot. The corner pieces are cut out of Garden Green and Real Red CS with multipurpose adhesive sheets attached using the Detailed Deer Thinlit dies and my Big Shot. (The precision base plate was helpful in getting these to come out with a clean cut.)

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer Merry Christmas Home Decor framed art by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
I adhered a sheet of vellum CS on the back side of the mat that came with the frame using glue dots. The words and corner pieces were adhered to the frame part of the mat. The deer were cut from Gold Foil CS using the Detailed Deer thinlit dies and my big shot. They were attached to the top of the vellum to give the appearance of them flying though the air.

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer Merry Christmas Home Decor framed art by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations
The village was cut out of Thick Whisper White CS using the Hometown Greetings thinlit dies. I attached the first row of homes to the back of the vellum using tear and tap along the bottom to attache it to the frame. The micro LED lights were also purchaced at Hobby Lobby. (note: you want to be sure to use LED because they product less heat that the other type of lights. We wouldn’t want it to catch fire!)

The lights were attached using glue dots and small pieces of tear and tape (I didn’t take the backing off, leaving it as one sided tape.) We decided to add additional layers of house in the back. To hide the lights below the snow line, I added additional Whisper White CS and used several layers of stampin’ dimensionals between the layers.

I cut a small corner off of the backing of the frame to give a spot for the wire of the lights to go out to the battery pack. Then it was ready for display! Didn’t it come out cute? If you would like to make one, I am listing the supplies used below with links to my online store. I’d be honored if you purchased your Stampin’ Up! supplies from me.

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Home Decor Blog Hop

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Hi Stampers. Welcome to our Global Stamping Friends blog hop.  Today we are featuring ways to use Stampin’ Up! to create Home Decor.  When most people think of Stampin’ Up! they think card making and maybe even scrapbooking, but it can be used for a whole lot of things, including home decor.

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe clock makeover by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This Ikea clock was made over using the Stampin’ Up! Coffee Cafe stamp set and the (recently retired) Number of Years stamp set.  It’s stamped in Early Espresso, Sahara Sand and Garden Green inks.

Stampin' Up! One Wild Ride clock makeover by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This Ikea clock was made over using the One Wide Ride stamp set and the (recently retired) Number of Years stamp set.  The inks used here are: Memento Black, Pumpkin Pie and Smoky Slate. The banner was colored in with the Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends.

Stampin' Up! Varied Vases clock makeover by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This Wal-Mart clock was made over using the Varied Vases stamp set and the (recently retired) Number of Years stamp set.  I stamped this clock using Blackberry Bliss, Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape inks.  The flowers were then colored in using Stampin’ Blends.

It’s really an easy process to make over the clocks and almost any analog clock (smaller than your sheet of cardstock) will work. I just took the clock apart and removed the face that it came with. Using the original clock face I traced around the circle onto a piece of   Whisper White cardstock. I cut out out this circle with paper snips. Placing the original clock face under the new clock face up against a light source, I used a pencil to mark where the numbers needed to go.

I then stamped the 12, 3, 6 & 9 with the numbers onto the new clock face. (These numbers could even be stamped with an image, since most people know the basic orientation of an analog clock.) The other numbers on the clock were stamped with a small image from the stamp set.  I created a focal image in the center of the clock face.  This focal image can be any theme that you wish using just about any stamp set.  You just need to use your information and give it a try!

After the clock face was complete, I used the multi-purpose adhesive sheets on the back side of the clock face. (You probably don’t want to use liquid glue because the paper may buckle after a while).  I used an anywhere hole punch to punch a small hole in the center (you can also make a small x with an x-acto knife) and placed it back into the clock.  I then replace the hands and re-assembled the clock. It’s then ready to give as a gift or hang on your wall.

I hope you enjoyed my project and got you thinking about how you can use Stampin’ Up! products in your home decor.  Please click the “next” button or follow along on the blog hop line up to get more ideas. Happy hopping!

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Blog Hop line-up:

  1. Lisa Ann Bernard   <—- you are here
  2. Tricia Butts
  3. Narelle Fasulo
  4. Amber Thompson
  5. Karie Beglau
  6. Anja Reuss
  7. Anastasia Radloff
  8. Amanda Bates
  9. Susan Simpson
  10. Angelique Stempelkeuken
  11. Libby Dyson
  12. Marieke Bart
  13. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
  14. Kimberley Anne Morris
  15. Rebecca Urban
  16. Jenn Curtis Charles
  17. Sarah McDermott

 

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First Birthday Construction Banner

Hi Stampers.  Hello from soggy Northern California.  The weather report last night said that we have had 28 inches of rain since January 1st.  That’s 205% of normal!!  I know we need the rain, due to the drought we are in, but I’m a little tired of all the flooding and mudslides….  In honor of the mudslide clean up I’m sharing my construction banner today.

Stampin' Up! 1st birthday banner with construction theme by Queen B Creations  This banner was made using the Stampin’ Up! banner framelits.  I used the largest banner framelit and Basic Black card stock for the base, then the next size down framelit with Crushed Curry card stock. I also used a torn layer of Soft Suede card stock over the Crushed Curry layer to look like dirt. Stampin' Up! 1st birthday banner with construction theme by Queen B CreationsThe letters were cut out of Basic Black card stock using the Large Letters framelit dies.  I rested them on top of the “dirt”.

Stampin' Up! 1st birthday banner with construction theme by Queen B Creations

Here is a close up look at one of the letters, so you can get a better look at the torn edge.

Stampin' Up! 1st birthday banner with construction theme by Queen B Creations

This little cement truck was cut using my Silhouette Cameo e-cutter and a design I purchased from the Silhouette Design Store.  The different colors were cut out separately and layered on top of each other to complete the truck. (I used Basic Gray, Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango, Basic Black and Whisper White card stock).

Stampin' Up! 1st birthday banner with construction theme by Queen B Creations

The little clouds were cut out using the Up & Away framelit dies and Whisper White card stock.  On the “dirt” and trucks I used some Soft Suede ink on a sponge dauber to rub a little extra “dirt” onto them to make them look “dirty”.

This banner is for sale in my Etsy store online.  It would be perfect for a little ones first birthday.  It can hang on the wall or across the front of the high chair.  Of course if you want to make your own, I have listed the supplies needed below with links to buy them from my Stampin’ Up! store.

Don’t forget that we are almost half way through Sale-a-bration!  This is your chance to earn a free product with each $50 you purchase in Stampin’ Up! product and is a fantastic time to join my Kingdom and become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator on my team and earn yourself two extra stamp set for FREE!

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