Happy New Year!!
It is a new year with new resolutions and new goals. My daughter asked me just this evening why January 1st is such a big deal. I explained how it is the end of one year and the beginning of a new one, but more importantly that most of us use this time to set goals and resolutions to better ourselves and our lives. This brings me to one of my goals for the new year.
I have been so blessed with my Stampin' Up! business this year and blessed to get to know so many new people both local and long distance. This year I wanted to have a way to thank all of you that have allowed me to continue doing what I love. As of today, I have started a reward program for all of you that have done exactly that. There is nothing to keep track of - I will do all of that for you. You can just keep purchasing as you have and you will be on your way to a FREE stamp set (any price) from me. Please take a second and check out the details HERE. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me. This is for you!
New Year - Check. New Rewards - Check. New Ideas - Well, new to me. I was browsing through one of my magazines during some down time and noticed a headline - Letterpress Coasters! The article was about a company that creates beautiful, colored pressed coasters, but my wheels were turning.
Yep - it works! I checked the thickness of the coasters I had on hand and noticed they were only a little thicker than the watercolor paper and the same consistency. I simply ran the coaster through the Big Shot just like the directions instruct you to with one exception. I did not use any tabs on the Multipurpose platform instead of Tab 1.
I decided to go one step further and add some color to the coaster with my Real Red Craft spot. I even tested the coaster with water and the ink did not run. I have to admit that I did run my heat gun over the ink for a few seconds before testing. Are those wheels turning? I hope so!
Be Inspired by Life,
- Ink: Real Red Craft Spot (Brights Craft Stampin' Spots 119718)
- Accessories: Big Shot (113439), Lots of Love Letterpress Plates (120983), 4" Coasters