I know today's only Saturday. But this is going to be my last post of the 2013-2014 Stampin' Up! Catalog Year. I won't have my next project post online until Tuesday, June 2nd. By then I should have ordered all that I'll need for the summer to create fun projects for you to copy or to inspire you to buy some of the fab new Stampin' Up! products in the 2014-2015 Annual Catalog!
You'll notice in looking at the project that NOTHING on it will be retiring this year. The reason that I did this is that I have written tutorials for three of the CASE projects I presented this week, and all of them are going to be in my next Robin's Craft Room Newsletter which I'll be publishing late Monday. Why late? Because I want to be sure to let you know about any changes in what's in the catalog and what might not yet be available for ordering as the catalog "goes live."
If you followed the VC Rocks Blog Hop last weekend, you may remember seeing a screen just like this – well, different stamps – but the same basic design. I could hardly wait to try this project by Karen Gibson for myself. And I decided that there was a particular way that I wanted to do it – AND I wrote a tutorial to show how I made this. It's especially fun because all of the products that are in the project are those you'll be able to purchase today or any day during the next year at least.
One thing you might notice about this project is that, while it's flat with just a few folds – and COULD be a greeting card, I've made it without a sentiment. I just love it as a screen and already have it set up on top of one of my cabinets "hiding" a cup full of pencils. I can get to the pencils easily, but what I see from my desk is a fun paper-crafted project. In my tutorial, I'll show a sample with a sentiment directions for making an envelope for it.
If you'd like my tutorial for this project, all you have to do is to sign up for my e-mail newsletter and it will be included as a link in the next newsletter. After that, those who sign up for my newsletter will be receiving these tutorials as a gift upon signing up. So these projects are not going to go away any time soon.
The other two tutorials are (1) that for the center tab File Folder Flap Card from earlier this week – but the actual project features a brand new stamp set; and (2) that for the Chevron Fold Card in yesterday's blog post – but with new Designer Series Papers AND a small change in the design that I think makes it even more fun that the original.
I can hardly wait to share these with those of you on my mailing list AND to keep sharing projects with new papers and stamp sets and embellishments throughout the next month. It will take me a while to get a good supply of new products into my craft room. But once I have my new stuff, you'll see lots of ideas!
Now off to do some more crafting – keeping myself busy until the new catalog comes out!