Wednesday, June 14, 2017

You Move Me for Technique Nights

The theme of my Technique Nights this week is, of course, the new Annual Catalogue, and one product that I know is going to wow my class members is the You Move Me bundle from page 170. This is a fascinating set of stamps and thinlits that creates the illusion of fluttering wings. I've never seen anything quite like it before.

Quite apart from this fluttering feature, there are a lot of really cute images in this set and some two step stamping as well - flowers, butterflies and hummingbirds! But when you add in the movement feature, well... that just sends it over the top.  Take a look at this quick video showing the fluttering motion:


The colours featured in this card are Flirty Flamingo, Sahara Sand, and Sweet Sugarplum.

  • You make the pocket for the card to slip inside using Foam Adhesive Strips on the two sides and the bottom of the Sahara Sand panel. By using the 1" Circle punch to punch a thumbhole, it make it easier to grasp the Whisper White panel and pull it out. By the way, you MUST use the Precision Base Plate to die cut the grid you use to view the fluttering butterfly through. The magnetic platform does not work at all!
  • The fluttering wings are accomplished by two step stamping with the You Move Me stamp set, using Sweet Sugarplum for the larger butterfly image and Flirty Flamingo for the smaller one. The trick is in lining up the images using the head and the tail to get it right.
  • I love the simplicity of the flowers from this set. They have a little tab on them that helps you align the centers in the right place by lining up the tabs on both stamps. And don't you think those tiny butterflies are adorable! Also, two step stamping as you can see.
  • As you can see, I put another part of the sentiment on the top of the pull out card, so it's kind of a hidden message, as you flutter that butterfly out of the pocket to reveal it.
  • And finally, that die cut butterfly, is so pretty! This is a set that you can have a blast with! Next time I'm going to try the hummingbird!!
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Here's how it works:  I facilitate 4 people buying a variety of, let's say, ribbon, and then I divide the cost between them and split up the product evenly and mail or deliver it to each of them.  They get a greater variety of ribbon for a lower price.  
Here are the product shares I'm offering.  

A. New Ribbon Share 1 - $60 each (price includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see pg. 198/199)
- 1/2" Gingham Ribbon - 2.5 yards in each of 2 colours: Night of  Navy, Smoky Slate
- 1/4" Double Stitched  Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 3 colours: Blushing Bride, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight
- 1/4" Ombre Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 3 colours: Calypso Coral, Island Indigo, Lemon Lime Twist 
- 3/8" Classic Weave Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 3 colours: Crumb Cake, Soft Sky, Whisper White
- 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon - 2.50 yards each of 4 colours: Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Garden Green
- 1/4" Stitched Edge Ribbon - 2.50 yards each of 4 colours: Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry
- 1/4" Copper Trim - 1.25 yards

B. New Ribbon Share 2 - $50 each (price includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see pg. 199)
- 3/8" Shimmer  Ribbon - 2.5 yards in each of 4 colours: Basic Black, Pear Pizzazz, Pool Party, Powder Pink
- 3/8" Mini Chevron  Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 3 colours: Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Old Olive
- 1/8" Sheer Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 4 colours: Calypso Coral, Fresh Fig, Old Olive, Whisper White 
- 5/8" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 4 colours: Berry Burst, Emerald Envy,  Night of  Navy, Peekaboo Peach
- 3/8" Metallic-Edge Ribbon - 2.50 yards each of 2 colours: Whisper White with Silver Edges, Very Vanilla with Gold Edges

C.   In Colour Ribbon Share - $30 each (includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see pages 198 -199)

- 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon - 2.5 yards in each of 5 colours: Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide
- 3/8" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - 2.5 yards each of 5 colours: Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum

D.   All Ribbon Share - Combine A, B, and C and save 10% for the price of                                                                     $125
E. Paper Stack Share - $22 each (includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see page 187)

1 - 6" x 6" sheet each of 12 double sided designs for 3 different sets:
Petal Garden
Colour Theory
Wood Textures
1 - 12" x 12" sheet each of 2 double sided designs in each of 5 2017-19 In Colours
Fresh Florals

F. Designer Series Paper Share - $34 each (includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see pages 188 - 189)

1 - 6" x 12" sheet of each of 6 double sided designs for each of the following sets:
Whole Lot of Lovely                          Be Merry
Naturally Eclectic                               Birthday Memories
Coffee Break                                      Delightful Daisy
Pick a Pattern

G. Specialty Designer Series Paper Share - $28 each (includes tax and shipping) 4 people required (see pages 189)
Bundle of Love
1  6" x 12" sheet of each of 6 double sided designs, gold foil on 1 side of each

Eastern Palace
1  6" x 12" sheet of each of 5 double sided designs
1  6" x 6"  sheet of each of 2  one sided specialty designs

Foil Frenzy
1 6" x 6" sheet of each of 3 one sided designs in each of 4 colours

Just Add Colour
1 12" x 12" sheet each of 6 one sided designs

H. All Paper Share - $75 each - save 10%  - Combine E, F, and

I. "I Want It All" Share - Save 10% and get a free host reward worth $20  -  $200.00 each (includes tax and shipping)

- Includes D and H

To sign up, fill out the form below.  You will not have to pay anything until the share is filled. (Until I have the 4 people the share requires.)  I will then send you a PayPal invoice, which you can pay on-line in a very secure way using a credit card, or you can mail me a cheque or send me an etransfer.  Once you have paid, I will place the order and when it comes, I will divide up all the products and get them to you.  Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom and fill out all the information. *Sorry, but I can only ship to locations in Canada.*

Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of the response form below and complete all fields before submitting.  Filling out this form does not constitute a full commitment.  You will only be billed when the share is filled with enough people.  I will not order until I have received payment from all share members.


Click on the links below to take you to my On-Line Store, where you can read about, look at, and purchase if you wish, the products used to make this card today.

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