Let it Snow!

Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to spread Christmas Cheer than with a cute little snowman. This card is adorable and so easy to make, using the Let it Snow stamp set and the Frosted Foliage Bundle.  I wish I could take credit for the design but I cannot.  I don’t remember who came up with this design but I loved it so much I had to make one too.  I showcased this card in one of my classes and everyone had a blast making up this card.  How can you not smile when you see the happy snowman playing in the snow.  

All items are available to purchase via my online store or by contacting me directly. November HOST CODE – AQM6YJEZ


Product List

Snowman Season Bundle (En)

 

Frosted Foliage Bundle (En)

 

Seaside Spray 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Seaside Spray Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

 

Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Pad

 

Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

 

Seaside Spray 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Metallic Ribbon

 

Mini Stampin' Dimensionals

 

Snail Adhesive

 

Peaceful Boughs

I love the colours of green and gold together and I cannot believe how easy this card was to make up. Everything on the card comes with the purchased bundle so nothing else is needed.

I made up this beautiful card as both a landscape and a portrait card and I cannot decide which one I love more. I used the Mossy Meadow ink to stamp the boughs and the Metallic ink pad to stamp the acorns. I stamped the sentiment on the front in Gold on one and Mossey Meadow on the other. It works so well with the gold edge mettalic ribbon. So what is your favourite, the portrait card or the landscape card.

All items are available to purchase via my online store or by contacting me directly. November HOST CODE – AQM6YJEZ


Product List

Peaceful Boughs Bundle (En)

 

Mossy Meadow 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin' Pad

 

Golden Glitz Delicata Metallic Ink Pad

 

Gold 3/8" (1 Cm) Metallic-Edge Ribbon

 

Mini Stampin' Dimensionals

 

Snail Adhesive

 

The right tool for the job

Any sort of paper crafting begins with that beautiful first cut. Whether you are making cards, scrap books or 3D paper projects, having the right tool for the job is kind of a big deal.

I am so excited to share with you, our new Paper Trimmer which just became available as of today. The new Paper Trimmer is lightweight, portable, and perfect for making stable and straight cuts! Not only does it cut beautifully, but it also allows you to score lines to make folding paper perfect the first time. The new cutting blade is larger and the extendable arm folds out so even 12 x 12 ” paper fits beautifully and with clear measurements in both Imperial and metric, you cannot go wrong. I used to use a different brand of paper trimmer and I cannot compare the two, this is just so much better. I am hooked and I know you will be too.

Paper Trimmer

Item: 152392 | $25.00 usd/$34.00 cad

  • 15-3/8 x 8 x 1/2” (39 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm)
  • Includes 1 cutting blade and 1 scoring blade.
  • Includes imperial and metric measurements.
  • Ruler and grid protected by durable plastic cover.
  • Point on cutting handle for precise measuring.
  • Right-side grid for cutting thin strips.

To order, please contact me to click below and don’t forget to us the monthly host code https://stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx?culture=en-us&dbwsdemoid=2197642

Mark the date – Oct 23rd

Who doesn’t love a sale? Well October 23 is the big day to save? This is the perfect time to add to your supplies and save some money. Don’t craft? How about purchasing a stamp set for someone who loves to craft, as a Christmas present? Trust me, they will love it.

For 24-HOURS ONLY, you can save 15% on select stamp sets. This sale will be over at midnight, so take advantage and stock up on any stamps you have had your eye on but haven’t purchased yet.

All items can be purchased by contacting me directly or by visiting my online store to see all the amazing items for sale at https://stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx?culture=en-us&dbwsdemoid=2197642

World Card Making day

Did you know that World Card Making Day exists?

Well it does. It takes place every year, on the first Saturday of October. This special day encourages everyone in the whole wide world, to make a homemade card. I sure bet the card companies won’t like that!

Yesterday, I held a card making workshop to celebrate World Card Making Day. We got together to make 2 cards each of 5 different designs for a total of 10 cards to take home. With Christmas within sight, it also gives you a head start on your Christmas cards. I know a lot of people don’t send cards anymore which is a shame. Collecting your mail and receiving a special card from someone makes you smile and what better way to spread the smiles than to send a card.

People give one another cards to celebrate birthday celebrations, wedding ceremonies, accomplishments and much more, in addition to commiserate or support. But exactly how much does your sentiment mean, if it is simply purchased from a retail chain with little thought? Taking a bit of your time to make something sincere on your own, and show the recipient that you’ve really considered them means so much more to the recipient. It shows you care.

Tiny Keepsake treat box

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I started working on my Christmas crafts because Christmas is only 84 days away, can you believe it?   Tick Tock…

I remember having chocolate treats hanging on our Christmas tree as a kid. These cute little treats can be stuffed with a chocolate of your choice but is the perfect size for a single Ferrero Rocher chocolate and who doesn’t love those.

You can hang this on a tree or it can be placed at your table setting for a cute look. Of course, it is also a wonderful little thank you gift to show appreciation to people you deal with every day.

They could be fully customized to suit any occasion such as wedding favours or baby shower gifts. You are only limited by imagination

Using the die cut in this set, I cut out the keepsake and tags, then folded it up. I stamped a sentiment on the tag and to dress them up a bit I used the Sprig Punch to punch out some leaves and glued them to the back of the tag. This of course is optional but I like how it looks.
I threaded a ribbon through the tag hole and tied it to the handle of the treat box. How easy is that?

To purchase this set, just click on the link below
https://stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx?culture=en-us&dbwsdemoid=2197642


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Yuletide Cheers

 

I love the Feels Like Frost suite. Between the stamps & Die Cuts, and the Designer Series Paper, they make card making easy.

If you would like to make this beautiful card, join me for the an afternoon of card making. This card is just one of five designs we will be making on October 5th (12-4pm).  You will make 2 of each design so you will have 10 hand crafted cards to take home.

Please contact me if you are interested.  There is still room to participate.  Can’t make the date?  Contact me to discuss options

Card recipe follows;

Seaside Spray Cardstock
Cut card base – 5 1/2 x 11 and fold in half
Cut Mat – 5 1/4 x 4
scrap paper for die – 3 x 3 (leaves)

Whisper White Cardstock
Cut mat – 2 3/4 x 4
Cut inside card – 5 1/4 x 4
Scrap paper for die – 3 x 3 (Leaves)
Scrap paper for sentiment – 4 x 4

DSP
Cut 2 1/2 x 4

 

Emboss Seaside Spray mat using the embossing folder and adhere to front of card
Adhere DSP to white mat and adhere to front of card
Adhere ribbon to the side and add a bow

Die cut the leaves on both the white and blue scrap

Die cut the sentiment piece
Stamp with sentiment
Adhere the leaves to the back using mini glue dots
Using mini dimmentionals adhere the sentiment piece to the front of card

Stamp sentiment on the WW cardstock and adhere to the inside of the card.

 


Product List

Feels Like Frost Suite Bundle (En)

 

Seaside Spray 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Seaside Spray Classic Stampin’ Pad

 

Snail Adhesive

 

Mini Stampin' Dimensionals

 

Mini Glue Dots

 

Scripty 3D Embossing Folder

 

Thank you Card

 

Hi everyone, it has been over a month since I have done any crafting due to travelling and some construction taking place.  I cannot believe the withdrawal I experienced during this time.  Crafting is such a stress reliever because you can forget about everything else going on in your life, for just a little while.

I strongly believe that thank you cards are important to show appreciation. I am overdue with some thank you cards so I made up this card as a thank you for an order placed to my business.

I cut the Highland Heather card stock to 5 1/2″ by 11″ and folded in half to make the card base.
I cut two Whisper White card stock at 5 1/4 x 4″
One for the inside and one for the front of the card.

Using the Highland Heather ink pad, I then stamped the Image from the “A little Lace” stamp set and then stamped the sentiment from the “Daisy Lane” stamp set for the front of the card

After adhering the front, I adhered the second Whisper White card stock to the inside of the card. I left this blank so I could write my own comments to the inside.

Voila, an elegant but simple thank you card


Product List

A Little Lace Cling Stamp Set

 

Daisy Delight Photopolymer Stamp Set

 

Highland Heather Classic Stampin' Pad

 

Highland Heather 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

Snail Adhesive

 

Winter Wonders

Time is running out and I just know the October & November Paper Pumpkin kits for Christmas are going to be fabulous. October’s Kit includes 10 Cards/envelopes and the November kit includes 24 coordinating tags. Each kit is totally separate so if you want to just try one month, you can. However, you must sign up by Oct 10th or you will miss out, just click on the link below

https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-ca/sign-up/?demoid=2197642

Have you ever wanted to make something yourself, but lacked the know how or supplies to do so? Well here is your solution. The October and November Paper Pumpkin kits are all inclusive kits delivered right to your home when you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin. Step by step instructions are provided so you will able to make beautiful cards and gift tags for the holiday season.

I host a free monthly Paper Pumpkin class for my team members who subscribe to Paper Pumpkin. Everyone brings their kits and we all put the kits together as a group. It’s a great way to learn something new and have a great time. To join my team just click on the link below.

October Kit

  • Kit details: Makes 10 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4 1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

  • Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs. 
  • Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

It’s here!

The new 2019 Holiday Catalog is now online and there are so many beautiful products, you cannot help but be inspired. Now is a perfect time to get a head start on your Christmas card making or stock up on craft supplies. Don’t forget about the “Buy 3, get the 4th free” Designer Series paper sale from the Annual Catalog. There are 10 different packages to choose from. To view the PDF version of the catalog, click on the link below but if you would like a paper copy to browse through at your leisure , please contact me. Don’t forget to use the September hostess code 7RTJ64CU.

The catalog has over 25 bundles to choose from on pages 3-5 so you cannot go wrong plus you save 10% when you purchase a bundle.

If you aren’t sure what will coordinate with what? Check out the suites. You can choose the entire suite which includes everything you need from stamps, dies, designer series paper, ribbon, embellishments and best of all it all coordinates so it takes away the guessing. With a single code you can purchase an entire suite, so how easy is that. My favourite is the Feels Like Frost suite on pages 40/41. It is stunning.

Other products include the following;

  • Metallic Ink (Page 16) (similar to embossing)
  • A smaller version of the Curvy Keepsake Box Dies (page 19)
  • Religious Christmas Sites (page 28 & 29)
  • Two sizes of ornament Punches (page 31)
  • Reversible coffee cup stamp (page 34)
  • Do it yourself kits including gift tags and even an Advent Calendar! (page 36-39)
  • A beautiful snow globe stamp set, dies, shaker domes and sequins (page 43)
  • Adorable Halloween items including Coffin Treat Boxes (page 52-55)
  • Two brand new Hostess Stamp Sets (page 61)