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June 2015

Nacho Average Challenge #148

Good morning!!  Hope you're having a wonderful summer so far!  I can't believe this is the last day of June!!  It's really flying by!  But, we're enjoying all the time with the boys -- soon they'll both be off to college!  yikes!

Anyhow, it's Tuesday, and you know what that means!  A new challenge from the Nachos!  A great color combination today:


and, my card -- I love the way this one turned out!!!



The Build a Birthday set is a photopolymer stamp set--which means you can see exactly where you're stamping!  That made this card super easy to make!!! 

Products used:

  • Build a Birthday Stamp Set (#138646)
  • Tip Top Taupe Classic Ink (#138325)
  • Watermelon Wonder Classic Ink (#138323)
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Ink (#131171)
  • Tip Top Taupe Cardstock (#138336)
  • Bermuda Bay Cardstock (#131197)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (#100730)
  • Watermelon Wonder 1" Dotted Lace Trim (#138425)


Lots of Classes Added!!

I've been a busy girl this weekend!!  Had a great time at the Tin of Cards Class yesterday!!  I've also been working on my summer & fall class schedule!  Here's a sampling -- just click on any class title to see more information and/or to register!!

Mix & Match Box of Cards!

Friday, July 10 @ 7pm, Cost is $25


Summer Stamp-a-Stack of Cards!

Friday, July 31 @ 7pm, Cost is $25


Christmas Card Classes!

Saturday, September 12 @ 9am


Stamp Clubs 2015/16

Starts September 20 @ 2pm


Garden in Bloom Project Sheet



  • Pink Pirouette 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2
  • Very Vanilla 2-1/2 x 4
  • Basic Black 2-3/4 x 4



  1. Stamp flowers (Pink Pirouette), butterflies (Pool Party) and leaves (Pear Pizzazz) on Very Vanilla layer
  2. Outline images with Black Stampin’ Write Marker - don’t forget the dots in the space between the images - “fill up the white space”
  3. Adhere Vanilla layer to Black layer and wrap with Baker’s Twine three times - tie in a bow
  4. Stamp greeting in Black ink and butterfly outline in Pink Pirouette ink as shown
  5. Adhere stamped/doodle layer with Dimensionals

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Nacho Average Challenge #147

Happy Tuesday!!  I'm so excited -- I'm going to dinner with two of my very special friends tonight!  They both have June birthdays, so we're going to celebrate!  

Tuesday also means a new Nacho Average Challenge!!  This week is a sketch challenge:


I went with a standard 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card, rather than square:


I stamped the Swallowtail with Black Stazon ink, and then "colored" with sponge daubers!  Love the bright colors!!!

Supplies used:

  • Swallowtail Stamp (#131943w or #129216c)
  • Sassy Salutations (#132070w or #126707c)
  • Black Stazon Ink Pad (#101406)
  • Melon Mambo Classic Ink (#126948)
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Ink (131171)
  • Old Olive Classic Ink (126953)
  • Melon Mambo Cardstock (#115320)
  • Bermuda Bay Cardstock (#131197)
  • Old Olive Cardstock (#100702)
  • Basic Black Cardstock (#121045)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (#100730)
  • Sponge Daubers (#133773)


Gift from the Garden Project Sheet



  • Thick Whisper White CS 5 ½ x 8 ½
  • Whisper White Image Piece 2 ¼ x 3 7/8
  • Bermuda Bay Strip ½ x 5 ½
  • Scrap of white for the shovel


  1. Ink up the stamp with Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry and Rich Razzleberry for the Pots using your markers
  2. Ink the leaves using Old Olive for the two end pots of greenery and a bit of Pumpkin Pie for the little flowers.
  3. Huff (Heavy Breathing on Stamp) to activate the ink and make it moist again.
  4. Stamp on Image piece immediately
  5. Attach glue dots on both ends of the Bermuda Bay Strip and attach Linen Thread by wrapping around three times. Then attach to the front of the card with glue dots.
  6. Attach the image piece using dimensionals and the cut out shovel using glue dots to the front of the card.


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Ribbon & Designer Paper Shares!

12 x 12 Designer Paper Share:  $33

            Includes a 6” x 12” piece of each design in the following packs:  Color Me Irresistable, Typeset, Everyday Chic, Bohemian, English Garden, Farmer’s Market, Sweet Li’l Things, Merry Moments, Timeless Elegance & Schoolhouse.  That’s a total of 16 6” x 12” pieces of designer paper!!!  It would cost you $135 to order all the paper yourself!


6x6 Designer Paper Stack Share:  $7

            Includes a 6” x 6” piece of each design in the following stacks:  Go Wild, Cherry on Top & Pretty Petals.  That’s a total of 36 sheets!!  It would cost you $28.25 to order all the stacks yourself!


Thick Baker’s Twine Share:  $4

            Includes 3 yards of each color:  Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate & Very Vanilla.  That’s 15 yards of twine!!  It would cost you $20 to order it all yourself!


1” Dotted Lace Trim Share:  $7

            Includes 1 yard of each color:  Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe & Watermelon Wonder.  That’s 5 yards of lace trim!  It would cost you $35 to order it all yourself!


5/8” Striped Cotton Ribbon:  $8

            Includes 2 yards of each color:  Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon, Mossy Meadow & Tangelo Twist.  That’s 10 yards of ribbon!  It would cost you $41.20 to order it all yourself!


Get it all!!!  Only $55!!  (that’s a savings of $4!)

 Please email me with your order:  [email protected].  Once I get a group of 4, I’ll place the order!!  Payments must be received before I place the order with Stampin’ Up!.  Checks can be sent to:  

Tammy Fite

6115 Medford Ct NW

Albuquerque, NM 87120


If you prefer to pay with a credit card, I can send you an invoice through paypal.  (or simply send the $$ to [email protected]

You're Sublime!



  • Pacific Point: 5.5”x 8.5”
  • Whisper White: 5.25”x4”


  1. Cut the Pacific Point card base and then the Whisper White.
  2. Ink up the Watercolor Wash background stamp with some Soft Sky ink and a bit of Pacific Point as well with a Stampin’ Write marker (from the Brights Stampin’ Write Marker pack). Spray the inked up stamp with a light mist of water before stamping it onto the Whisper White layer. 
  3. Stamp the little submarine from You’re Sublime in Tuxedo Black ink and color it with a Smoky Slate marker from the Neutrals Stampin’ Write marker pack
  4. Add some color with a Real Red Stampin’ Write marker on the hearts and Pumpkin Pie marker on the fishes.
  5. Before adhering the Whisper White layer to the card base, wrap some of the Silver Metallic Thread onto it and use some Tear & Tape to secure it to the back of the layer and adhere it to the card.
  6. Add some Rhinestone Basics Jewels to add some 'bubbles' coming from the sub
  7. 7.    Then added some of the NEW White Perfect Accents to the submarine windows for some shiny little submarine windows

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BOGO Garage Sale!!


It's time once again for my annual Garage Sale!!  I'm doing another BOGO sale -- everyone really liked this format last year, so we'll try it again!!!  Here's how it works:

  • Shop retired product priced at full value
  • Add up the amount in your shopping basket
  • Pick out the same $ amount in the NEW 2015-16 Catalog!
  • Get double the product for your money!!  BOGO!!

Everyone that comes will get a new catalog for just $3!!  Sale will end at 10am.

Questions?  email me at [email protected]