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send a check for your class payment.
Checks payable to: Rachel Tessman.
Mail to: 14275 Raven Street NW, Andover MN 55304.

(Some events may not have the option for online registration.)
Stamp Your Art Out! News

Carols of Christmas Early Release     
A new stamp set & coordinating set of dies from the 2017 Holiday Catalog are being made available a month early. CLICK HERE to download the flyer containing the order numbers for the stamp set, the coordinating thinlits, and the bundle of both (if you wish to save 10% by ordering them together).

Yippee! The Carols of Christmas stamp set and coordinating dies are available a month early!...#stampyourartout - Stampin' Up!® - Stamp Your Art Out! 

Product Shares coming for the  
New 2017 Holiday Catalog
I'm planning new product shares (ribbons, paper, etc.) for the upcoming holiday catalog that debuts September 1st.  I'll have the 2017 Holiday shares all planned out with information & sign up opportunities soon. So watch for that information here on my website and in my newsletters!

Lots of great new products are around the corner!

Colorful Seasons 2017 Scrapbooking Class
(In-Person, To-Go OR Tutorial-Only options) 
Here is a scrapbooking class you can participate in no matter where you live...  
  • In-Person...Attend in Andover, MN on Sunday, August 20.
  • To-Go...Get supplies in the mail*** and use the tutorial and video to assemble.
  • Or purchase just the tutorial (which includes the link to the "how-to" video).
For the In-Person and To-Go options...     
I cut and prepare all the cardstock and embellishments. You just stamp and assemble these fun pages! 

For this August 2017 class we'll be using the Colorful Seasons stamp set & Seasonal Layers Dies from the 2017-28 Annual Catalog.

You'll have a choice of layouts, too...LEAVES, BEACH, or BLOSSOMS. You could even sign up for two different layouts OR ALL THREE - just $5 for each additional set! 

August 2017 Colorful Seasons Scrapbooking Class: In-Person 
Sunday, August 20 - 1:00 PM 
Use my stamp set, dies, tools and inks!   
Just $5 with a $25+ minimum order**
Or FREE! with a $35+ minimum order**   
...........Additional page sets are $5 each...........
CLICK HERE to register for this In-Person Class.  
RSVP by 8/6        
August 2017 Colorful Seasons Scrapbooking Class: To-Go***
Supply packets mailed out by August 22 (arriving no later than August 25). On or before August 25 a PDF sharing images & directions AND a link to a "how-to" video will be sent to all participants. 
Mailed page supplies require an additional $6 fee  
Just $5 with a $25+ minimum order** 
Or FREE! with a $35+ minimum order**
...........Additional page sets are $5 each...........Additional mailed page supplies are $2 for each extra set. 
CLICK HERE to register for this To-Go Class. 
RSVP/order by 8/6   
August 2017 Colorful Seasons Scrapbooking Class:  Tutorial Only 
The class tutorial (a PDF sharing images & directions and a link to a "how-to" video) will be available soon after August 22. You can reserve your tutorial now...
CLICK HERE to purchase the tutorial. 
"To-Go" Class recommended supplies* (stamp set, inks, and tools) to complete the pages  are listed below and could be purchased as the items needed for the $5 or FREE class fee.** Some supplies are listed more than once so you can see that there are various options for purchasing them.  

Product List  
Old Olive ink is only needed for the LEAVES pages. Daffodil Delight ink is only need for the BEACH pages. Early Espresso ink is used in all three layouts. 

CLICK HERE for ordering online.
Use host code: 63T9CPVR if choosing a reduced class fee option. (Club members, please use your assigned club host code when ordering.) 
***For US residents only

*Stampin' Up!® policies state that I am not allowed to pre-stamp then sell project pieces. So stamped images are not included. 

**Minimum order needs to be at least $25 before shipping/handling and tax to qualify for the $5 class fee or at least $35 before shipping/handling and tax to qualify for the FREE class fee. Bonus Days Coupons will reduce your minimum order subtotal, so keep this in mind if using them. If attending the class in-person, you may either place your order with me at the class OR online by 8/6 using the hosting cod e: 63T9CPVR. If attending the class to-go, please place your order in my online store by 8/6 using the hosting code: 63T9CPVR. Please note... Do Not Choose "No Contact" when you place an order in my online store. I cannot see who is ordering when your online account is set up as a no contact account.  Mailed page supplies require an additional $6 fee + $2 for each extra set of supplies.

(Demonstrators in my group only pay a class fee of $5 (and mailing fee if necessary) and do not need to place an order through me.)  

Card Addiction Class
(In-Person class only)  
Do you love making cards?! Let's get together and stamp three fun and fabulous cards with soon-to-be-new products AND retiring products.

August 2017 Card Addiction Class  
Thursday, August 17 - 6:30 PM 
At my Stampin' Studio in my house in Andover, MN  
Use my stamp set, dies, tools and inks!   
Just $5 with a $25+ minimum order
Or FREE! with a $35+ minimum order  
CLICK HERE to register for this In-Person Class.   
RSVP by 8/6        

Project Ideas For You
Watts of Love Card   

  • Stamps: Watts of Occasions (143864w or 143867c)
  • Paper: 
    • 144110 Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper (3/4" x 5-1/4")
    • 140272 Whisper White Thick Cardstock (4-1/4" x 11" card base)
    • 131199 Crushed Curry Cardstock (4"x 5-1/2")
    • 121045 Basic Black Cardstock (2" x 2")
    • Watercolor Paper
  • Ink131173 Crushed Curry, 102283 VersaMark, 140931 Archival Basic Black
  • Other 143263 Big Shot, 144166 Pick a Pattern Washi Tape, 145372 Stitched Shapes Framelits, 144200 Glitter Enamel Dots, 144197 Crushed Curry 3/8" Mini Chevron Ribbon, 141701 Delicate White Doilies, 103954 Aqua Painters, 109132 White Stampin' Emboss Powder, 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals, 104332 SNAIL Permanent Adhesive, Stapler, 129053 Heat Tool, 103579 Paper Snips
  1. Using Crushed Curry ink, stamp the light bulb image randomly over Crushed Curry cardstock. Attach Washi Tape across cardstock and wrap ends onto the back.
  2. Cut an angle onto one of the ends of the DSP. Attach the DSP above the Washi Tape using SNAIL.   Attach the Crushed Curry card layer to Whisper White card base using dimensionals.
  3. Stamp lightbulb image using Archival Basic Black ink onto Watercolor Paper. Watercolor image using Crushed Curry ink and Aqua Painter. Die cut image using the largest square from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
  4. Stamp and emboss greeting using VersaMark and White Embossing Powder onto Basic Black cardstock. Using Paper Snips, separate greeting close to words.
  5. Fold ribbon in accordion fashion. Place the "love you" greeting over the ribbon, staple in place near light bulb image. Attach the remaining greeting under the ribbon. Attach a small piece of doily to the right side of the die cut. Attach Watercolor Paper to the card front using dimensionals.  
  6. Attach two Glitter Enamel Dots above greeting. Splatter ink over watercolor paper using Aqua Painter.

Magical Mermaid Card 
  • Stamps: Magical Birthday (144014w or 144017c)
  • Paper: 
    • 141415 Emerald Envy Cardstock (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" card base, 4"x 1 1/8", 4 ¼" x 2 ¾")
    • 131203 Soft Sky Cardstock (5 ¼" x 4")
    • 100730 Whisper White Cardstock (4 1/8" x 2 5/8")
    • 144185 Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper (1" x 4")
  • Ink:  141931 Archival Stampin' Pad, Basic Black, 102283 Versamark Ink, 131396 Emerald Envy Stampin' Pad, 131263 Soft Sky Marker, 131263 Pear Pizazz Marker, 141393 Emerald Envy Marker
  • Other:  144220 Rhinestone Basic Jewels Embellishments, 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals, 129026 Fast Fuse Adhesive
  1. Stamp the mermaid using the Archival Basic Black Ink Pad.
  2. Stamp the sentiment using the Emerald Envy Ink Pad.
  3. Use the Soft Sky Marker to add color to the mermaid's scales, then add a few different random scales using the Pear Pizazz and Emerald Envy markers right on top.
  4. Stamp the random dot pattern stamp on the Soft Sky Panel.
  5. Adhere the stamped mermaid layer to the Emerald Green Layer, and add Stampin' Dimensionals to the back.
  6. Adhere the rest of the layers as shown above with Fast fuse adhesive.
  7. Attach Rhinestone Jewels
Lovely Words Card

Stamps: Happy Birthday Gorgeous 143662P
  • Paper: 
    • 144243 Berry Burst 4-1/4" x 11" score at 5-1/2", 4" x 5-1/4"
    • 100730 Whisper White 3-1/2" x 3-1/2"
    • 144131 Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper 1-1/2" x 5-1/4"
    • 132178 Silver Foil Sheets 3-1/2" x 3-1/2"
  • Ink:  144083 Berry Burst
  • Other: 144217 2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows, 132137 1/8" Silver Ribbon, 141707 Sweet & Sassy Framelits, 143263 Big Shot, 143733 Lovely Words Thinlts, 144106 Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets, 104332 SNAIL Adhesive, 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals
  1. Add strip of DSP to left edge of Berry Burst layer, wrap a 6-1/2" piece of ribbon around the seam and attach it to the back.
  2. Stamp greeting in the bottom right corner with Berry Burst ink and add this layer to main card base.
  3. Add a 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" piece of the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets to the back of the Silver Foil layer and run through the Big Shot with the lovely heart thinlit.
  4. Use the largest sweet heart and crop the Whisper White layer. Remove the backing paper from the Silver Foil Heart and adhere to the Whisper White heart.
  5. Add the heart to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  6. Remove the small backing paper from a Berry Burst Bitty Bow and add to the heart where shown.

FYI - As a special thank you to those of you that order with me in the month of August, I will send you 6-8 more project ideas!

Stamp Your Art Out!


Rachel M. Tessman 

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator   


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