Independent Stampin'Up! Demonstrator!

Hey friends!
I've been a demonstrator with Stampin'Up! since 2011. I'm located in Bozeman, Montana, but have customers all over the country. I have a very fun and active downline called "Big Sky Stampers" and we get together in person and online to share what we love. My blog posts feature what I'm up to recently and I try to share new product information, tips and tricks and creative inspiration. You can shop from this site or find out more information about our products and becoming a demonstrator! Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Foxy Friends

Good morning stampin' friends!  I just watched the sun try to peek out of the clouds as it rose over the Bridger Mountains, but it never quite made it. Clouds and rain for the rest of the week....

I wanted to share a card I had fun making recently. There are sure alot of creatures you can make with the "Foxy Friends" stamp set and coordinating punch!  I have been watching some really creative people come up with amazing animals on Pinterest and other Stampin'Up! forums and sites. Wow!  I decided to start with a fox and then go from there! Here's my card:

This is pretty basic stamping but there are a couple of things I wanted to point out. I double stamped the fox and punched out just the head of the second one so I could have an elevated head on my fox. It's an easy way to get some dimension to a card. All the other stamped features were just that... stamping.  It's really hard to see, but I added some copper metallic thread to the left of the fox, on top of the wild grass paper.  The wild grass paper comes from a wonderful 6 x 6 tablet of scenes that you can easily use to create some interest and fake texture.

I then branched out and tried some more animals... Here are my results:

and another fox!

What do you think?  Still not enough variety for you?  How about this!

This isn't the greatest image but is the work of Joanne Hodge, another SU demonstrator!  If you are into animals, this would be a fun set to own, especially if you have kids in your life. Can you imagine all the birthday cards and decorations that could be made?

Look for this suite and others in our store!  There's a link just to the right and you can set up an online profile and start shopping right from your home!

Happy Stampin'!

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