How to Create a Birthday Card using Pan Pastels

Today I am sharing my Magical Birthday Card using pan pastels, embossing, stamp and die cuts from Fun Stamper Journey. If you’re new to my blog, I am Alex Gomez, an Executive Manager Coach 29 with Fun Stampers Journey.  The card I created for my niece Elizabeth’s birthday.  While, I won’t be posting step by step directions, you can view my video tutorial HERE.

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Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop – Alex Gomez

I filmed a quick tutorial of this card, as I am part of the Save the Crafty YouTuber video hop. The Save the Crafty YouTuber hop was put together by crafters, like me who want to help each other grow their audiences.  YouTube is changing it’s rules, the Crafty YouTuber needs your support, your likes, your comments and subscription to our channels allows us to bring you these crafty tutorials.  So please, watch my video and comment for a chance to win one of over 120 prizes.

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Magical Birthday Card – Alex Gomez – Fun Stampers Journey

See below for a full listing of the products I used on my cards. I am also giving away one of the cards I created, please leave me a comment below for a chance to win. I’ll be announcing a winner on February 19th.

-Alex

If you’re on Instagram, follow me at @alex_stamps
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If you have questions, send me an email at fsjcoachalex@gmail.com

Price: $139.95

 

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FSJ Live Online Card Class

Join me for a special crafting and cardmaking event. We will be creating 4 cards, using new products from the new Spring Into Summer Catalog all from your home.  Grab your kit here: FSJ Live PLUS class bundle

Take a closer look at the cards we will be creating, filled with fun card making techniques.

Earn a free Mystery Box & Bloom Benefits with your purchase.
Early Bird registration (January 30 – February 14): $75 Basic / $112 Plus (with dies)
Regular registration rate (February 15 – 21): $99 Basic / $132 Plus (with dies)

Sign up for the basic registration or choose the PLUS kit which includes two matching die sets. For a closer look at the kits, check out the graphics I posted below.

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FSJ Live – Basic Registration with Alex Gomez

Here’s a closer look at the FSJ Live PLUS registration bundle.

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FSJ Live PLUS registration – Alex Gomez

 

If you’re on Instagram, follow me at @alex_stamps
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If you have questions, send me an email at fsjcoachalex@gmail.com

A Fun Stampers Journey Mystery Box?

How would you like to receive some freebies just for shopping? In the month of February, we have 2 ways of earning even more freebies.  Along with our Bloom Benefits and amazing hostess programs, you can receive a free gift of a Mystery Box filled with $50 worth of retired Fun Stampers Journey goodies with every $100 purchase at my online store.

If you’re not sure where to start, join us or our FSJ LIVE online class.  This class will include stamps and dies with your PLUS registration bundle listed below.  Best of all, you will earn $100 worth of Bloom Benefits with this purchase and a free mystery box! Register by February 14th for the early bird pricing.

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FSJ Live Plus Registration – Early Bird ends February 14th

The second way to earn the more freebies is purchasing a Mystery Box 2.0 for $25.  This box comes with $100 worth of retired products and goodies.  You’ll also have a chance at winning one of the 5 golden unicorns.  These golden unicorns will offer you a Journey Tote filled with new products, these prizes are all worth $175! So happy unicorn hunting!

Tomorrow on the blog, I’ll be back to share the projects we will be creating at the FSJ Live event next month.

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Mystery Box free with a $100 purchase from Fun Stampers Journey with Alex Gomez

 

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Mystery Box 2.0 for only $25 and get $100 worth of retired products from Fun Stampers Journey

If you’re on Instagram, follow me at @alex_stamps
Let’s connect on Facebook at Alex’s Stamping Journey

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If you have questions, send me an email at fsjcoachalex@gmail.com

Bird Stamp and Card Kit – Kit of the Month – November 2017 – Fun Stampers Journey Bloom Box

23244405_472176239842551_7258795156527282695_n.jpgHello and Welcome back to my blog! Today I want to share the November Bloom Box stamp set with you.  This months exclusive stamp set is called Birthday Song.  I am a bird lover so I’m loving this stamp set.  Now, if you’re new to my blog and have never seen one of Bloom Box kits, head on over to my YouTube channel to watch my unboxing.  Here is a direct link for that video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePjsWgT_6w .

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Birthday Song Christmas Planner Dashboard with Alex Gomez

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably watched my instastories where I was busy creating dashboards and stamping birds to glaze up with Journey glaze.  Here is a picture of my cute dashboard using this month’s stamp set. I just love the birds, I love them!

Sign up for this monthly kit and receive a FREE Fun Stampers Journey Inspiration Book & Catalog (a $12.95 retail value) from me as a Thank You for joining Bloom Box.  Our Inspiration Book & Catalog is over 300 color pages filled with inspiration to get you creating! You can sign up for the 6 month subscription option here: Bloom Box 6 Mos. Subscription or to order this kit only, click here: Bloom Box Nov 2017 Kit Only

Here are the projects you’ll be making in this kit, along with an additional project inspiration.

 

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If you have questions, send me an email at fsjcoachalex@gmail.com

Decorative Doily Greeting Card – Fun Stampers Journey

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Be Amazing Collection by Fun Stampers Journey with Alex Gomez

This month’s stamp of the month out of the Bloom Box is proving to be one of my favorites.  If you’ve followed my blog lately, you’ll see I was able to use it in my planner and for a Mother’s Day card.  Now I’ve created another card featuring our Be Amazing collection colors. I love the bright and fun colors from the Be Amazing collection available in our Inspiration Book & Catalog, please email me to request a copy of visit my online store to purchase one.

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Card swap – Fun Stampers Journey – Alex Gomez

Using the re-inkers from the Be Amazing collection, I was able to create this vibrant background for today’s card.  I started out by applying a few drops of re-inker and used our fusion blender as well onto a piece of plastic.  I then dipped my stamps onto this plastic color palette.  I really liked the way the background turned out and hope to use this technique for my upcoming swaps at the Annual Fun Stampers Journey convention in June.

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I’m also a new You-Tuber! Visit my channel, here is a link to my videos.

Thanks for visiting my blog today. Please share if with a friend if you liked my projects.

-Alex

Celebrating Mother’s Day – Mother’s Day Flower Petal Card – Fun Stampers Journey

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Fun Stampers Journey Mother’s Day Card

Today I wanted to share a quick and easy card I made using a few of my favorite Fun Stampers Journey’s stamps and dies.  The May 2017 Bloom Box has quickly become one of my favorites.  As you can see on my latest YouTube video, I have used the stamp set in my planner layouts and also in my latest project for friends and family.

In today’s project share, I made a quick treat holder and card for my sister and my co-workers.

I cut a 3 by 3 square out of whip cream cardstock and used the new Decorative Doily stamp set to decorate the quick and easy Mother’s Day card.  I love the Annual Celebration Stamp set. It is definitely one of my favorite stamp sets.  I can use it all year long and it is a must have for your collection.

IMG_4161I added a bit of the new Sparkle Silk, I absolutely LOVE IT! My photograph really doesn’t do this silk any justice. It is an amazing product to add to your crafty closet.  I mounted the card onto my petal note envelope using white liner tape and voila! A quick and easy card to hand out to family and co-workers.  I even included a little ghirardehli treat and picture in each note I gave out.  I hope you’ll try this out as well, let me know if you do.  Share a project link below.

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Quick Mother’s Day Card – Feliz Dia De Las Madres – Fun Stampers Journey

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Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for my everyday posting and Instagram Stories.  Visit http://www.instagram.com/alex_stamps to connect with me on Instagram.

Product’s used:

Decorative Doily Set – May 2017 Bloom Box Stamp Set [KO-0001]
Petal Note Die Set [DI-0273]
Annual Celebration Stamp Set [SS-0167]
Cool Pool True Color Fusion Ink Pad [IP-0074]
Cranberry Bliss 8.5×11 Cardstock [CS-0090]
Sparkle Silk [IP-0126]
Sweet Berry True Color Fusion Ink Pad [IP-0029]
Sour Lemon Ink Pad [IP-0115]
Whip Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock [CS-0040]

 

 

Create a Thank You or Sympathy Card – Fun Stampers Journey May Bloom Box – Decorative Doily Stamp Set

It’s May, can you believe it?  We are nearly half way through this year!  This month i’m sharing an elegant and gorgeous stamp set called Decorative Doily.  This stamp set features exactly that, a few gorgeous and decorative Doilies.  The Decorative Doily stamp set also comes with 3 sentiments.  The sentiments in this set are: Thank You, Thinking of You and Well Wishes.  It’s the perfect stamp set for honoring others, whether sending a Thank You card or a Sympathy Card. So let me show you the May Bloom Box.  Now, if you’re new, Bloom Box is a monthly subscription stamp and card kit from Fun Stampers Journey!  I love receiving happy mail every month that I can create with.  Each kit is $24.95 + tax and shipping.

Here’s what you get in your kit:

  •  An exclusive red rubber stamp set.
  • 4 card kits featuring pre-cut elements, cardstock, and coordinating embellishments.
  • A full color brochure with complete step-by-step  instructions for each card
  • Tips & Techniques from Richard Garay
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Fun Stampers Journey Inspiration Book and Catalog – Alex Gomez, Coach 29

Sign up for this monthly kit and receive a FREE Fun Stampers Journey Inspiration Book & Catalog (a $12.95 retail value) from me as a Thank You for joining Bloom Box.  Our Inspiration Book & Catalog is over 300 color pages filled with inspiration to get you creating!

Visit my website at http://www.funstampersjourney.com/alex and click on Bloom Box to sign up.

Be sure you are shopping with me, Coach Alex Gomez – Item #: KO-0001

Here’s a closer look at the cards you’ll be creating in your kit.I can’t wait to use this stamp set for my planners and cards.

If you’re on Instagram, follow me at @alex_stamps
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If you have questions, send me an email at fsjcoachalex@gmail.comMay Bloombox.jpg