A Taste of Country

Hi! Today I am happy to share the card from this past week’s Tuesday with Teresa Facebook Live!  It features the Country Home stamp set and coordinating products from the Holiday Catalog.

Country Home, Tin Tile Embossing Folder, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Fall

I love this suite in the catalog – it is just perfect for fall!  I colored the jug and flowers using Watercolor Pencils and a Blender Pen for a soft look.

I also LOVE the detail of the Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder – especially on the Galvanized Metal sheet.  It is simply stunning!

Here’s the video for the card:

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Toil & Trouble

Fun with the Cauldron Bubble bundle and Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper!

Halloween Treats, Cauldron Bubble, Toil & Trouble DSP, Stampin' Up!, SU!

This past week’s Tuesday with Teresa Facebook Live featured the Cauldron Bubble bundle and coordinating Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper to make these fun Diaper Fold treat pouches!

To make the holder, you need a 6″ x 6″ piece of Designer Series Paper!  And then you can embellish any way you choose!  I used the coordinating Cauldron Bubble Stamp set and dies to make these.  Did you know, the dies cut some of the images perfectly from the Designer Series Paper as well as the stamped images?  How cool is that!

Here’s the video showcasing this fold:

You’ll find the Cauldron Bubble bundle and Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper in my on-line store here.

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Fun With Paper Pumpkin

Hi!  Today I have an alternative project for the July 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit!  Thanks to Nancy for the idea that you’ll find here.

I love how these turned out!

Paper Pumpkin, July 2018, Stampin' Up!, SU!

The kit makes 3×3 note cards – which are very cute – but I don’t typically use that size, so I took my supplies and am making Post-It Note holders that would be sure to brighten anyone’s desk!

Here are the directions:

  • Base:  Cut a piece of cardstock 3 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ and score at 2″, 4″ and 4 1/2″
  • Easel Front: Piece of Whisper White cardstock 3 1/2″ x 4″
  • Plaid backgrounds – Cut the tissue paper from the kit 3 1/2″ x 4″ – need 2
  • Cut the 3×3 note cards in half (need 1 per holder)

Fold on all score lines for the base.  Use one of the plaid pieces and attach to the inside (where there are no folds).  Attach the second plaid piece to the 3 1/2″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock.   Attach this piece to the bottom only of the front of the base (the 3 1/2″ x 2″ fold section)  It is easiest to apply your adhesive to the front flap of the base so that you do not go above the score line.

Here is a side view of the holder so you can see how the easel looks and how the plaid panel is attached  at just the bottom:

July2018PP, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Post-It Note Holders

Use Tear and Tape and to adhere the 3″ x 3″ sticky pad to the inside of the base.

Stamp the border from the Paper Pumpkin stamp set in Soft Suede ink around all 4 sides of the Crumb Cake piece.  Adhere one of the Vellum plaid pieces to the top.  Adhere the fruit and leaf die-cuts.  Wrap ribbon around the panel.  Stamp a sentiment in Soft Suede ink to one of the Whisper White labels in the kit.  Attach with dimensionals.   Attach this entire panel to the plaid front piece using dimensionals.

Here is a front view:

July2018PP, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Post-It Note Holders

If you are not familiar with Paper Pumpkin – it is a monthly subscription program that is delivered right to your door each month.  The cost in the US is $19.95 plus tax.   There is  no minimum obligation – you can try it for just one month and then cancel – but I think you are going to love your little creativity in a box that you won’t want to.  The kits range from cards to home decor to treat packaging.  Sign up by October 10 to get the October kit!

Sign-up here.

As a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you can order past kits as well as refill kits for some of your favorites!

I hope you enjoyed today’s project!  I am hoping these sell quickly at the craft fairs!

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Inky the Octopus

Hi!  Back today with the card that was demonstrated this past week on Tuesday with Teresa – my weekly Facebook Live demonstration.  This one features the Sea of Textures stamp set:

Octopus, Sea of Texture, Stampin' Up!, Masking

I used my big Post-It Notes to mask off the top and bottom of my Whisper White layer and sponge just the center with Mint Macaron and Coastal Cabana ink.  The seaweed and coral were stamped in Tranquil Tide ink.

The octopus is stamped in Blackberry Bliss ink and die cut with the coordinating framelit.  He is attached to the card using dimensionals.  A quick and cute card for your Saturday morning.

Here’s the video in case you’d like more details:

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Throw Back Thursday – Halloween Style

Hi!  Today I am showcasing a treat pouch made using some retired Halloween Products.  I am working on some goodies for a craft fair and decided it would be good to use up some retired Designer Series Paper I had laying around.

Diaper Fold, Halloween Treat Pouch, Cookie Cutter Halloween, Stampin' Up! SU!

These little guys are from the Cookie Cutter Halloween Set from a year or two ago.  I loved this set – they are just adorable.  The diaper fold pouch uses a 6×6 piece of Designer Series Paper and is pretty easy to put together.  These little guys will hold a mini candy bar – perfect for giving coworkers, friends and neighbors.

Here’s a closer look:

Cookie Cutter Halloween, Stampin' Up!, Treat Pouch

I’ll be updating this pouch to current product on Sept 10th’s Facebook Live – where I’ll also show you how to make it!  Hope you’ll join me at 7:30pm EST over here.

I hope you enjoyed today’s little Throwback post.

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I’m in Love!

Hi! I am back today with one more card featuring the Touches of Texture Stamp Set and I AM IN LOVE!!!   I loved it so much, I made 6 of them!

Touches of Texture, Subtle, Fall, Note Cards, Stampin' Up!, SU!

In the last two posts featuring this set, I showed how to use the stamps to color the flowers.  In this set, I used a Blender Pen and ink pads to color them and love the soft look this gave the flowers:

Fall, Flowers, Touches of Texture, Subtly DEF, Stampin' Up!, SU!

To me, it looks like I painted the flowers.   I chose to go back to the first card’s background for this one and add the flecking using a Crumb Cake marker and then running the piece through the Big Shot with the Subtle Dynamic Embossing Folder.

To finish it off, I used two strips of Designer Series Paper from the Country Lane DSP Pack (this will be available tomorrow when the Holiday Catalog goes live!)    A 1/4″ strip of Blackberry Bliss runs across the top of the 2 layers of Designer Series Paper.

Here’s the card in full detail:

Fall Flowers, Touches of Texture, Flecking, Subtle EF, Stampin' Up!, SU!

I think this is such a pretty note card set.  I could easily add a sentiment if need be, but I thought a set of note cards that could be used for anything would be best.

What do you think?  Do you love it as much as I do?  I don’t typically make multiples of a card – so you can tell how much I loved this one that I went and made six!

Stay tuned – tomorrow the Holiday Catalog goes LIVE!!  And, you can now redeem those Bonus Day coupons you earned last month!

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Stamp It – Fall Blog Hop

Hi! Today I am happy to be back hopping with my fellow Team Stamp It demonstrators!!  You will find lots of great ideas to help you get ready for Fall!

Today’s card is brought to you by the Touches of Texture stamp set!

Fall Flowers, Hello, Stamp It Blog Hop, Stampin' Up!, SU!, Touches of Texture

This set is so fun to play with!  I showcased another card with this set in this post.

I stamped the flowers in Soft Suede ink and then used the large splatter stamp inked in Crushed Curry over that.   I then used the smallest splatter to add color to the flowers in Cajun Craze, Real Red, and Blackberry Bliss.

The Designer Series Paper is from the upcoming Holiday Catalog that debuts on Sept 5.  It is called Country Lane and will be a must have for your Fall projects.

The Base of this card is Soft Suede measuring 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ and folded in half.  The Very Vanilla layer measures 4 x 5 1/4″.

The sentiment is from the Banners for You Set stamped in Blackberry Bliss ink on Crushed Curry cardstock and die cut.   The final touch to the card is the linen thread which is wrapped around twice before being tied into a bow.

If you’d like to watch a video – the second card in this one shows how I made the card:

Make sure you leave a comment using #stampitcontest to be entered into a drawing for this amazing prize:

Then hop on over to the rest of the paricipants to see what Fall creations they have for you!

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Last Chance…

For the Blended Seasons Bundle!  Today is the last day to get your Blended Seasons Bundle and Watercolor Pencil Assortment #2 Pack!  Don’t miss out!!!  Order here!!

Here is my last card featuring this bundle:

The holly is colored with the Assortment #2 Watercolor Pencils – Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler and Granny Apple Green and a blender pen.  The sentiment is stamped in Cherry Cobbler Ink.  4 of the coordinating dies were used for the die cuts – so yes, you get that cute bow under the sentiment in the pack of Framelits.

Hard to see in this picture – but I did run the Crumb Cake card stock through the Big Shot with the Subtle Embossing Folder.  If you want a better look at what the Subtle Background adds to a card, check out this post.

I am truly going to miss showing this bundle but will be moving it over to my personal collection for sure.

Today is also the last day to earn your Bonus Day Coupon!!  For every $50 you spend prior to S/H and tax, you earn a $5 coupon to spend in September!  And with the Holiday Catalog starting on Sept 5 – you’ll be sure to use it!

Make sure you stop by tomorrow – I’m back for the Stamp It Team Blog Hop and we will have lots of Fall inspiration for you!

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A Touch of Fall

Hi!  I am back today with one of the cards demonstrated on last night’s Tuesday with Teresa Facebook Live!

Flowers, Touches of Texture, Subtle, Fall, Stamipn' Up!, SU!

I am in mood for fall – as these last few days we’ve been under a heat index warning with temps in the 90’s and “feels like” nearing 100.   So, here is my take on a fall card using the Touches of Texture stamp set.

Do you see the pop of texture on the Vanilla card stock?  That is the Subtle Embossing Folder!  Isn’t it gorgeous?  I LOVE it!! It was hard to tell in the catalog what the result would be – so now you know!!    You can order yours in my store here.

Here is the video from last night:

The dimensions for the card stock:

Base: Soft Suede – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″ and folded

Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5 1/4″

Sentiment Banner – Very Vanilla – 3/4″ x 2 3/4″, Soft Suede 7/8″ x 2 7/8″

I think I’m going to make a few more of these as I love how they turned out!

Ok, a few more days left for the Blended Seasons bundle and Watercolor Pencil Assortment #2 pack.   Don’t miss out!!

And – just 2 days left of the Bonus Days!!  There is still time for you to earn a $5 coupon with a $50 purchase! (US, prior to S/H and tax).

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I Hear

Wedding Bells!  I saw a card by Lori Mueller using the bell in the Blended Seasons bundle as a wedding bell and thought “Genius!”    I love how versatile this bundle has turned out to be!  If you haven’t gotten it yet – now is the time as this bundle is only available until August 31st.  Order HERE!

Ok, so here is my wedding card:

Wedding, Blended Seasons, Stampin' Up!, SU!

What do you think?  For the bell, I colored with Stampin’ Blends Rich Razzleberry and Daffodil Delight.   The Designer Series Paper on the left is from the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper pack.

I love the front cut on this card.  I started with a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Rich Razzleberry Cardstock, scored at 5 1/2″ and then trimmed off 3″ from the front.  I turned this piece sideways and used it for a front flap.  Very cute, right?

The Basic Black mats measure 2 1/4″ x 4″ for the mat beneath the Designer Series Paper and 2 3/4″ x 4″ for the front flap.  The Designer Series Paper measures 2″ x 3 3/4″ and the Whisper White panel measures 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″.

I did include a piece of Whisper White for the inside of the card – this measures 4″ x 5 1/4″.  It helps frame the front panel as well.

Just a reminder that August 31 is also the last day to get your Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2.  You’ll find those here.

And, finally, August 31 also marks the end of the Bonus Day Coupon earning period.  For every $50 (US, prior to S/H and tax) you spend, you get a $5 coupon to redeem in September.  There is NO LIMIT to the number of coupons you can earn!!

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